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BLIITORIAL PAGE BNTIOR10D AS RKl.'OND CLASS MATTER DA- CBMHLvH III, 190S, ;tt tin- postoftlce at Algona, Iowa, >.nder the Act of March 2, 1S79. TKRMH OK SI INSCRIPTION -To KnsMiith comity i>osti>rflrcs and bordering pnstofric'cs nt ArniHli-Diiii, liodn, Mrltt, Huffalo .Center, C o r w i t li , (.'ylindi-r, Klniciri!, Hardy, ' I-tiitcliliin, I,lvi!i-ini>r«. oit.isi'ii, Kulii;, RltiKSted, findtimri, S t I I a n n , \\Vxt Iteml. and \Voden, year J2.60 ' t— Advanni! and Upper I ».-s Molnos linlli to same j addrusH fit. :iny unstc>rrir.> ! r, Knssnth county or j any nelKhlmmiK' iinsl.orrii.-e mimed in No. 1, '. year . $4.00 ^••Advance alone to ,ill other postiirrioi-s year $3.00 (-Advance and trppor lies AIoliu-s liolh to same •lilud In No. 1, address nt y ear .nvortl t!si than getting 3c stamps back in reply to lc postal cards. You never can tell. In the still pioneerish mountain west and on the west coast such 'rackets' flourish, and the newspapers make them pay. Any newspaper reader from this part of the country who examines the want columns of the big j Con/GSSionS of O Candidate— far west newspapers cannot fail to be shocked by the matrimonial agency and THURSDAY, NOV. HODGEPODGE Webster— A itew of TuloiM Ingradients: » mtxtur*. 'lonely heart' advertising. Plainly this is 'racket' stuff and the publishers of such newspapers know it. What'is puzzling about such advertising is This is a Sunday afternoon, and this candidate for office is as jittery as the proverbial reformed old maid on her wedding day. It is very easy to understand why so many good men who should be running for office that a postpffice department which holds up , say to heck with it in a more forceful lan- the Police Gazette, Esquire, and Life for ar- guage. I-BSM nt nil pMstnrrireH imt exrepiud in NO. ^ (,] le p o ii ce Gazette, Esquire, and Life for ar"'"'"','",, I tides and pictures deemed indecent nevev- tUlim rt:\te: -trie per column Inoh. All adver- ^. .,..,. , ,, , , ,, i UK siii>i"ct to jiiiiiiisin'i-s 1 approval. heless permits this indisputably racket acl- The People Often Have to Lead Their Leaders One of the too-little-and-too-late excuses for lack of preparation for war when Hitler, Mussolini, and the Japsj,vere talking big, rattling sabers, and grabbing~off:,terrilory in .the 30's was that the American people-*would not have stood Cor it. and the excuse seemed plausible. It was therefore with surprise that it was learned a few weeks ::go thai Hie American Institute of Public Opinion, after laborious investigation, had announced that the people were all along ahead of their cautious leaders and would have endorsed arming to the hilt. The Institute also found that the people in their mass thinking are usually right on public issues and ''show more common sense" than the men who arc supposed to lead them. These deductions were aired in a rccen Reader's Digest rewrite giving results of. the Institute's investigation, as follows: As early as November, 1935 less than thre years after Hitler c-me to power, a Gallup survey revealed that SCVCMI voters in ten fa vored a bigwr armv and ti:ivy, and eight ou of ten n larger air force. After tl-.o Europea war hrtke out in September. 1939, the per ctntage favoring rearmament rose still high or; 80 per cent favored a bigger army -an navy, and 91 per cent an expanded air force Probably most newspaper readers eve here in Iowa, far from either coast, will per sonnlly recollect that this was so; "yet," th Institute's editor goes on to say, "when i: March, 19-40—six"months after the war [i Europe] had begun—the army asked for money to build 1200 new military airplanes, congress, fearful of isolationist blocs, appropriated enough to build exactly 59." In fact, while Eurooc was on fire and Hitler's troops were crushing all before them, and while it was plain that Mussolini and the Japs were awaiting only the most favof- able moment to enter the fray, it was not till a year hler that American leadership took first steps to catch up with the people. The institute's editor writes: Not until the summer of 1941 did the ex- perls of the state department decide that our trade relations with Japan were too liberal. Yet as early as 1!)3!!, three years before Pearl Harbor, three voters out of every four wanted an embargo placed on the shipment of oil, scrap metal, gasoline, and other war materials to Japan. Readers of Iowa newspapers, particularly the weeklies, will recall that this also was so. Newspapers maintaining editorial departments were rare which did not frequently complain about the shipments of war goods to Japan. ,- Looking back at the record since Ihe mid- ;iO's, particular!}' .since 1941, one cannot but come to at least two conclusions: 1, That the common sense of the people as a whole is usually more trustworthy than that of their leadership; and, 2, That leadership in Washington is often too sensitive to vociferous minority blocs. ertising in the western mountain and west oast newspapers. As Men in Service View Strikes at Home All reports agree that nothing at home arouses the ire of service personnel overseas nore than reports of strikes in war plants. The Webster City Freeman illustrates such bitter resentment by quoting a letter signed by 40 seamen in the South Pacific naval forces directed to GOOO strikers in shipyards at Quincy, Mass. The boys wrote: We are an infinitesimal part of the navy, but are helping as best we can to win this Long, Long Ago Advances, of Qcl. 21-28 and Nov. 4, 1914. How much do you pay for a bushel of spuds now? They were 35c at Titonkn 30 years ago. Mr. and Mf& J, M. Jensen, of SMnday dinner Odey Cherland and Ruby Cherland attended a shower for Lu« ella Weiske at the Bwrt Lutheran church Sunday. v i Mrs. James Wadsworth. and the Harris wadsworths, Armstrong, v/ere Sunday dinner guwM at. uie Wendell Jensens, of were also there. Marieta tenson, R, N., Pueblo^eolo., _ rived last week Tuesday.for • a i „»!, «,ith her narents. Mr. and . rivt-vi Kuw ** *•"•— — — — Don't know whether Mr. and, nth w ^h her parents. Mrs. W. A. Cordingley, Des l " Fred Genrich were Moines, celebrated their 30th around and about Oct. 15, but they could have. J. J. Cosgrove, now of the El- this week Monday supper guests at Christenson's. Mrs. Raymond Bierste.lt and Mrs Culvin Householder gaye a '-.. «? rs ~ VJi t last Thursday even' After all is over there will be no consciences to bother us. The thing we need most out here is the fighting ships you are holding back from us by your actions. Why not take a little time to think about us over here fighting for our country? Don't let the boys down with strikes. The letter went on to say that the writers were in service on a patrol boat. In extended patrols they often run low on food and have to eat the same thing three times a cljy for any number of days. "All the while we must fight the sea and whatever else comes up." Life on board any ship, particularly a patrol boat, gets monotonous in long duty. The boys long for a shore vacation. They get overwhelmingly tired of only male faces. "None of us has seen white girls for so long that we have almost forgotten what they look like." The boys get half-crazed for lack of the ordinary contacts of life among people of their own kind. Hardly a man in service anywhere in this war but wants above all things to get this war over with and come home. But they can't strike. They have to keep going whether they like it or not, and they resent with all their minds the spectacle of men at home who suffer no privations and face no dangers such as theirs but who in effect keep them longer in service by strikes which And anyone with even a mild, case of reticence has a heck of a time running around seeking votes. There is. just something ingrained in the average man that forbids such action unless he s afflicted with a bad case of superiority complex. -Ar-A*:' " W. And there is something that is disheartening to contemplate in the way some people vote n straight ballot for president and don't care who appears below in the minor offices. Really now, it is the people in the minor office with whom the average person has his most intimate contact as office-holders— perhaps it should be added ELECTIVE office-holders in this present day of surplus- age of appointive holders of the public trust. Yet too many people just go into a ballot booth, mark a cross in the circle and probably do not even read the list of candidates. And people in both parties are equally guilty. It is a crime against citizenship to assume that every person on the ticket you adore is a saint and every person on the opposing ticket consorts with the devil. Perhaps it is a political mistake for this candidate to state that in the several years has voted he has not yet voted a straight ticket. (As this does not get into print till after election the hard- shell republicans can't get to me, and the hard-shell democrats can't swell with pride because they are as guilty as their brothers across the line.) . . , dora state industrial school.fac-1 ,_' and two tables of 5.QQ were in ulty, can tell you what a whack £' Mrs , D - lc k Q'PonneU was it. _ i ji A t — „ ,., .in n*"i«l/'o pniilfi F. . i« m Ti«*>»« «**/4. f\ TinrittCM I . Frank, QaikefeV and called on thfe '•William Lieb and Emit Person families, In fifth and sixth grades at school the annual Junior Red Gross, drive is on, and the pupils expect to achieve 100% mernber- ship. November 1-15. is the time for the nationwide enrollment LUTHERAN AID ATOTTOSEN HASPROGRAlil Ottoscn, Nov. 7—Tlin t Aid met- at t|, f . church i, Wecuiosday Mrs. , i(!nil '^ and Mrs. Loran D; Mrs. Oscar Ernest ill i, - tc .had th e , the oldtime auto cranks coud . Mrs . Bernard , O.'Dpnnell give. One of them busted both lo ^' and ^g, Fred . Flaig winning bones in his right forearm back - .' in 1914. Frank Mann had taken on a hefty contract for Fords—1265. of them—and his territory was three counties. In case Mrs. Donald ('Dot') Mr an d Mrs. Clarence Acker- Wesley, spent last Thursday 3 'Glorge Long's. Ar. Decorah, spent the her siste V Mrs, Arthur Priebe's. The Jos. Steinbergs, Elmore, Smith has forgotten, she was, spent hostess invited with the and Ronald Schultz SB." . to read the invita- Bellinger,. Fenton, " campaign. The-enrollment fee is gram, which consisted of 5Qc for each classroom, and. any I by Charlotte and p ea ri additional money^ is placed in the • son, song, Beneath the Junior Red. Cross service fund. .Jesus* by tin- woman's A new history-book has been],—Mrs. Roy Enuckstm' " in the fifth grade at I van Jacobson, Mrs. is Our America, and son, Mrs. Oliver ', interesting because • lesson in the ninth 'sses; Pro-. Jacob, the sentences are short, the commandments, by Mrs words of fifth grade reading' 1 ""' "*- - «» nov) that way now.) _ Sunday afternoon visitors at the There was a trick cigar clipper R. T. Angus home, i wHjhe; -Delat Lusby's. Inside there was a ; mar Anguses, Burt, were also level, and each page illustrated by a picture. Mr> and Mrs. Fred G.enrich spent Sunday at.-Heine. Hauck's, Humboldt. Mrs. Calvin Householder entertained at a pot luck, supper Sunday evening. Attending: Mr.. and Mrs. Claude Sigsbee, son Howard, and Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Sigsbee, Burt; the Ray-.Bier- sterts, Mr. and Mrs. Emil Kraft, daughter Ruth, the Henry Gett' mans, Freeman Wolfe, and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Genrich. voice band is now stationed at Fort tain cigar brand. If Mrs. C. A. Siamson has for- LEDYARD Benning, Gla, . Morris at the daugh-. Mrs, Fred Darnell has been having a nervous breakdown, and has been under a doctor's care, but was able to sit up. in a chair Watnem. seth Mrs. report SfssftXListsa Club Has Progr am _ , The . B H rnl cklb met at Mr t > Edward Zinnel's a f ew da lli/^Ste /^mling lo a " was road hostss. Mrs. Dorolh'y the Elizabeth JohnsonTe'adTon Reader's Digest. Beautiful den of Prayer WHS suns u" group made Christmas cards Z veterans in hospitals. GuesS were Mrs. Henry Lovig, daughS Barbara, Mrs. Jack Crane Z Gerner Storsund, Esther Zinndi and Mrs. Collins, both O f We Bend. Ex-OUosen Boy Overseas- the had 30 years ago she can (spentthe weekend at the daugn, — £ t^-we* Her mother ^W^rd hasT/en rSVf come and see his picture in the ter Mrs. Clarence. Johnson s, ^ w . ith her since Sunday. I Mr . and M^s Thon^nL *, Arivnnr-P nf Oct. 21. 1914. He was 1 Gowne. . __ . .. . | Many , farrne rs here are now !• Clarion, thai lh"h - ' °' Advance of Oct. 21, 1914. He was all dressed up "fit to kill," and _ Lone. Rock, Nov.-8 - But political mistake or not it is good citi- ,onship not to be too partisan in politics. In his good looks or something persuaded enough people to vote for him to make him sheriff. branch Red Cross meeting Monday at Mrs. Fred Genrich's, officers were elected: Chairman t Mrs. Angus Cotton; vice chair- c „ in long,hours at picking| Jr . has _, ^ corn. Corn-pickers are in gen r i ; s i n the infantry. Thomas eral use. was graduated from the Thomas Jr " ' , |-r-~ - ~. -c.^.;! vvnft- cpnrptnrv went nonie ounuwy wiw» «>• trSlo^cT a'litS^bu^ding i ^^ k ^f ^^S? ^ **•****- ^"^ p a a C nt.° f (Aw, nSVwas ffto Waii^dirader. enclose a pump.) Farrmont, and the Ivan, Custungs, Mrs. George Cooper, South (and is) solid demo- ouuui >vao \tu,^ .-/ r ., — , n r>i' • v,;^fV,^n-,r /^innoT fnr cratic. Accordingly in the 1914 prise birthday dmner for. ana ine iyan, ousiungi., --T-- p, f )hp Pnm i n g year's 7i r n , uV-i • ulKm -\ . W. elson • n « ' week Wedne^tay-tami . f^r Mrs Chester and her election the G. O. P. won -j r^rh R-imn Aleona 1 davs with her mother, - Mrs, ;daughter Shirley spent last week Mr. an^Mr^ David Lynch, as-! Blundie Jenks, Eagle Grpve.jmd- Wednesday and Thursday will, a way it is too bad that the founding fathers' I one—McCh'esney" "for" treasurer 1 sisted by Mrs. H.ir method of naming high man president and : won from 'Lew' Jenkinson. | entertained at six second high vice-president is not followed. ! Beardsley (C, H.'s dad) was elect- Sunday evening. High halt prosecution of the war; "What you have done," these patrol boat boys said, "is to hold us up from getting back sooner to our loved ones. The cruiser or carrier delayed by your strike may be the deciding ibctor in some future battle. It may e only a few days late, but in this war a ew minutes may mean everything." And that's straight talk right from the boys whose lives are risked daily to save reedom for the very strikers themselves. How can thinking men strike in the face of hat fact? How can they read such a message is this from the patrol boat boys and not shrink with shame? It is high time that war strikers in this country were dealt with as they deserve. If they won't work, let them be drafted and be compelled to obey orders without question as the boys who fight for them have to do. On the national and state tickets it is right that party be considered. Only a few people get to see these candidates, and thus only a few can form opinions by personal contact. But party responsibility dictates that only good men be put in these positions, "and it is usually safe for the average voter to .vote hisparty ed auditor; Joe Jenks, clerk. Wonder if thbig Cedar Rap- and I the latter accompanied Mrs. £iel- , the former's parents, Mr. ske as far as Algona, where they-Mrs. J. M. Blanchard, Lone Rock. _ .Jon both spent last week Tuesday] Mrs. Hollis Cooper, Rodman,, Walter wilh Mr - s Clifford Jenks and the spent last week Wednesday night Walter two Clifford Jenks children. Clif- and Thursday at George Coop- Hobson i ford nas Deer } em Pl°y e< i at ship- er's. ' door 'i'yards in California for the last' The Henry „ vi\,i Fu/nlrU nnrl Tpssie Smith |: three months. day night and Sunday at the Elya E w°f n \ a " dinJ ^ ea ^ m ] 0 ^, Little Francis McDortald cele- James Togeas home, Fort Dodge. spen.t_bunday ai, jos. brated . hjg fiftk bil - thdB y, ann i_! Tne Alf Lees were callers at 1V1LLC1 I ; • , ' . _ . !j^'_. . „„ ,1 Al*,- 1 i I. *ir__i _i_ . ^ndh^Mtarm-Yeah, and ^e^oiVs. ^e Arthur MueH -ve^ n« ^^^ — A1 ^ a ^ t w^ ^e»2l e o^i. w & J £i.lrA.^ n ^^ din ' et 8 • .r^SShS'S;* SS2 Mrs - Cor ^^ slid around a while on his ear? Mrs. Henry Kueck. got home ' Strand ' ._ ^ ...... i t i_ rrr. „ J «•_.. .£«««««. ^fl«1««»«->ii. f\L 11UJ.U X i Ul.lt clIIU *J i>**»n\*i ^B J^ mm •* •• last 'week Tuesday from! Milwau- 'Rackets' That Seek Aid v From Newspapers Doubtless a good many Iowa editors per- iiscd this excerpt from an editorial in the Grinnell Herald-Register with interest: The other day we received in our mail a postul card from some ;;uy out in Idaho who professed to be able to assist aspirants to connubial bliss if they would just write him l the applicant had to do was to send a ""AJl sta-.' But down in the county it is downright silly to vote for, say coroner, because the party the candidate is on has the best foreign policy. What in the same of all that's decent has a coroner to do with foreign policy? Or for that matter the sheriff, the county auditor, the clerk of court, the county recorder, the county attorney, the county treasurer? Or the members of the board of supervisors? Yet a lot of people go into the booth and take pride in "voting her straight," Timely Topics The Iowa Business Digest, published monthly by the Business Resaarch Bureau of the State University College of Commerce says statistical organizations as well as eminent economists expect active business for two or three years after the war. O. K., but let's have it active for farmers too this time. Without intending any reflection on Mr. Roosevelt in case he has been reelected When this mention appears, the Advance believes that if the question of more than two terms in the presidency could be divorced from politics and submitted to the people they would vote it down. This- -is one of the freak things which oc casionally-fall in the way of newspapers. were expected to run this ambitious offer a a classified advertisement for a month with the childish hope that we would be paid for it. Perhaps we would get paid. Perhaps we wouldn't. Who knows? It might well be that this postal card reflects the belief, too often well founded, that the country newspaper is a sucker for- such things. Editor Frisbie wasn't the only editor who received the communication in question, far from it, for it was dropped hastily into many and many an editorial wastebasket. In newspaper circles this is a well known 'racket,' but unfortunately enough inexperienced newspaper men fall for it to keep it alive. Another 'racket' that experienced editors do not fall for is requests from distant points for copies of their newspapers. The bait is always a vague promise of advertising, and (he prcn tense is that (he applicant wants to see the paper first in order to judge whether the advertising would be likely to prove profitable. But the rc'jl reason is that names mentioned in the paper are wanted for direct mail contact. In fact the unsuspecting aid of newspapers is sought for kinds of 'rackets.' This Idaho gent, for example, may be running a matrimonial agency, or just a 'lonely heart' bureau; or maybe his 'racket' is no more Power Politics of the CIO-PAC Variety From the Sheldon Sun. The Political Action Committee of the CIO has launched somethmg new on the American scene—power politics. We have always had political parties, but they have represented all groups of people. Now we see one group, numbering members in millions and highly financed by initiation fees and monthly dues, deliberately planning to dominate elections. It has been allowed to make campaign contributions of any size, whereas industry has been stringently limited on political expenditures. A man cannot get a job in the United States in most of the basic industries, particularly if they are producing war materials, without paying dues to a union. The implications behind the Political Action Committee of the CIO are therefore terrific. If politics can be organized on the same compulsory basis as labor has been, so that no mun can get into public office without ''conforming," what kind of a government are we going to have? It will take real statesmen in Congress to meet such, powerful pressure, which is backed by millions of dollars. American citizens must watch with jealous eye the growth of organization "power politics" which, if uncontrolled, will destroy liberty itself. Fortuately, our voting ballots are still secret, and a man can let his con- sei*Qce be his guide at the polls. An there's that matter of speaking to people. Once you're a candidate for office you are the "friend" of everybody. They expect you to say hello, and yet often when you do they opine you're just doing it to bet their vote. And a candidate gets into the habit of wearing a gosh awful grin on his puss anc bobbing his head right and left in an effor not to miss anybody till he realizes himsell that he's being silly. But there isn't much he can do about it and he yearns for the good old days when he could walk down the street busy with his thoughts and be understood by friends who see by his vacant stare that his mind is miles away. No wonder sometimes a politician after an election gets crusty! * Q * And there are the axe-grinders- —r people with a great purpose in life—who if you don't see it their way wield a wicked axe on your political body. Most of them are "one- trackers" with a single purpose and you're either "fer" or "agin." There's no middle gdound where a person in office could be expected to use his best judgment. Visitors last week Monday • at N. A. Pingel's were Mrs.' " You Algona housewives"look-'kfee, Hartford, and Menasha, Wis. ng for maids might write Mabel She attended the funeral of an - mo *h P r of Mrs Nelson and Anna Swanson, El- aunt. The Kuecks,visited the E..'£oof£ Swett_City.m«her » £ Mr *- nore, who said they were look- J. Heidenwiths and the M.aynard, £" lvTninP<i -mother ng for such employment here. Kuecks at Swea City Sunday Des Moines another But the girls may not be around I Mrs. .C. M. Gross and Shirley Mls '• nott - and Mrs ' any more, for that was 30 years Haase, Fenton, spent last w.eek- - nf - of Anna ago.) , end at the Great Lakes training station with the former's son During this year's October we Donald, stationed there. fith, one-time Ledyard resident. A letter home from Clarence Oswald, C. M. N. Y;, says he is now stationed at San" Diego, north central lowans were crow- ng about our matchless weather, but in fact we had just such an October 30 years ago. The Advance said one Algona business man—maybe the editor — had walked home late in brilliant moonlight and read the 'Register & Leader' on the way. Mr"' Alfred Jorgensen and Calif., pier and takes out, new Helen McMahon spent the week- ! ships on test, trips of four hours, end at Austin, Minn., with the W. He said he had spent-_a weekend H. Altweggs, and Mary Louise furlou ^ with *»sw,f e ,. the-tor- Ehrhardt came here with the m er Miarjorie Matzener, Mrs. .one Rockers for a visit. Mr. Donald Jonnson, who wag Betty orgensen.and the sons spent, Lou Matzener;and;w.th Mr and Dr. A. L. Rist, son Marion, the Tfibons, and the Dewels had seen a mile-long seine hauled in at Clear Lake and had been impressed by the contents—a ton or so of fish, including monster carp and buffaloes. One of the latter was as big as a 6-year-old boy. Where was 'Alf Kresensky on Halloween 30 years ago? He was with seven girls—Marjorie and Genevieve Bowyer, Eva Brown, Frances Wright, Alice Moline, Alice Weisbrod, and Welcome Johnston—chasing around tpwr nd attending a "progressive" ats party. (Tagging along were ohn Guderian, John McFarland Paul Benjamin, Earl Willson. ,eon Stock, and Herbert Staley.) But, perhaps best of all, there are those who seek to find out whether you're reasonable or not, and it's a distinct pleasure to talk things over with them, They're enable themselves, even about their pet projects, and are willing to listen to your arguments as well as expect you to listen to their side of the problem, * * Fortunately the majority are in this class, and believe it or not there is a greater percentage of farmers in this class than, townspeople imagine. Now that the election is over this can not be called political applesauce as so many have termed some thipgs said—but it seems true that the farmer is much more apt to be willing to listen to. you and keep an open mind than is the towns- person, who is used to forming snap, judgments, and then fighting for thern, rigijfc or wrong. Not all farmers are that way^-nor are all townspeople that way — miybe it's just more noticeable. Well, win or not—the average politician is more than happy to just "have it over wi.th.' —D. E. D. Speaking of the cost ot living n 1914, maybe some Algoniani remember that milk was 8c a quart, or 7 Vac in case you paid in advlance for $2.25 tickets. (Noth ng said about cream, but maybi Algonians still had to drain it of milk then.) Maybe Mrs. Conrad Herman still tells time by a clock tha Kohlhaas Bros., the grocers, gav ner 30 years ago. It was runnin u in, the store window, and was oi fered to whoever made the bes guess on when it would run d.ow and stop. Mrs. Herman proyet herself a good guesser by gu.egs- ing within five minutes of * the actual time. unday at Austin. Mrs. C. T. Jenkins at Beverly The Lawrence Raths called Hills . 9 alif - .Mrs. Jenkins is the ------ In the el'tiion of 1934 there were three complete tickets—re-, publicari, democratic, progressive (Bull Moose). But notwithstanding a lot of Bull Moose trumpeting in the campaign, Kossuth was, still republican and went G. O> P. on U. S. senator and governor by good-sized majorities. On congress Woods (who at 75 died, last summer in California) won the largest vote but only by a plurality over Kelleher, democrat, and Judge Quarton, progressive —1718, 1164, 1138. Algona com- plimenjted the Judge with a majority—379; Woods,. 224; Kelleher, 122. (Woods, who was reelected, was waiting for L. J, Dickinson to. unhorse him later.) Sullivan beat Dye with 2631 to 988. for representative—a. majority, of 1843! County division was turned down by a vote of 3135:889. unday on Ralph Hurlburt, pa- ient at the Kossuth hospital, Mr. and Mrs. Angus- Cotton en.- ertained at Sunday evening dinner the W. J. Cottons and Mr. and Mrs. N. L, Cotton, Deputy Sheriff and Mrs. Marc Moore, Algona, Mr. and Mrs Reid. Anderson, Spencer, Mrs. Lloyd Schenck, Burt, and the latter's son Lloyd were Sunday afternoon callers at Mrs. Tillie Hanna's. The R. F. Hawcotts were dinner guests at Jos. Madden's, Fenton. Mr. and Mrs.. Marvin M-arlow, Bancroft, were dinner guests at Eldon Marlow's. Mrs. Russell Jensen attended the state teachers convention at Des Moines last week. Mrs. C. M. Gross entertained the V.nion township Busy Bee qlub one day last week, 25. attending. The Ray Snyders spent the last week visiting relatives at Elmore, and at Mrs. Snyder's sister Mrs. E. E. McCullum's, Eagle Grove. Hugh Marlow, who had been a patient at the Kossuth hospital; receiving pencillin treatment for blood-poisoning, was brought home Sunday. Radar Man 2nd Class of the U. S. Coast Guard Charles Lockwood and his wife, Boston, 'ar., rived Saturday foi; a 30-day fu»>. lough at the parental Dale Lock-* wodo's. The Robert Murrays. h^ve , turned to Los Angeles 3fter- visits here at Mrs.. Alice Bierle's and with other relatives, Clajja Bierlfi was a Sunday dinner guest of . women s aunt. Mr. and Mrs. McDonald attended the funeral Monday at Bancroft of the latter's brother-in- law, J. C. Underkoflerj who formerly owned land operated a drug store where the-Frye cafe is now located. : The Rev. E. J. Cass, Methodist pastor for the Lakota-Ledyard churches, has given out the following announcements: Sunday: 10:15, Sunday school,. 11:15, preaching service, 8 p.' m. M.- Y, F.; Tuesday, 8 p. in,, Bible study nd prayer meeting, parsonage; 'hursday, 8 p. m., choir practice t Glen Yahnke's. iUUHIORS CLEAR $106 ON ACUSSPUUI Swea City, Nov. 7-Gross re-1 ceipts of a junior play lasl week Wednesday evening al the school auditorium were $10G. A lans audience attended. Eleven* iors were in the cast of TMJ Whole Town's Talking': Dale! Anderson, Patty Vaux, Marian | Linde, Billy Peters, Daryl Pete son, John Thompson, Helen San* ers, Romona Olson, Dorothy H» vik, Donna Swearmgen "II Verona Radig, The Lorenz Geitzenauers were Friday evening dinner guests, al C. J. Stauder's,' Bancroft, in hon- op of MrSi Geii^eiauer's uijcle Sgt. Cecil Bolster, and Qther, rel- atjives were there. The sergeant spent a, year m the Philippines' but ig now. teaching at Fort Leon.- ami Wood, Mo. T. E. Lewis, has returned to his home at Oskaloosa, after a few days at his daughter Mrs. W G Flaig's. ' The Merwin Marlows spen Sunday at the F, W. Collins home, Liverrnore. Mr. and/ MBS Theodore Jacobsen, Bupt, William Nelson's, , . WUbui bnoopman aM her- siste* Vible Nelson spent the weekend; a Man Kueck's, Sw.ea , . . The Amy Odey and Julian Richard Swanson. Doris Steven .was coach, Musical numbffil were given by a girls' trio » sisting of Ar/elle Peterson J «L Leland, and Norma Jwn, Bo 4 and a brass quartet which ingl ed John Karslen Jr, J<*n T»l ten, Robt. Lundquist, and Ni»l Preston. Thomson's Leave ExtondaJ- T -S Orville Thoreson, son i County AAA members and Thoreson, tos been SWP' - ension of s A family reunipn w.as, helfi at Arndorfer's Sunday, Oqt, - Mr. arid. D.b,wnei;s 19, and Attending Pajjl, Reigei?i %'snsJrsu.' la.nd. itar -_ Mrs. E. *• "™;— _>„, , and_ the former's^ M. ., Giiove, 111.; the Roy. Piskens tam- ly, Storm Lake; the. Albert Gar-. mans, Alden, Mjnn.; the, Dennis - Arn r dorters here, a.nd Mrs,, Maurice Helzel& fjnends from. River Forest, 111. The : RejsejB and. ttoe ils spent a. wee,fc with, r.ela- here. Mrs, Rejsej; waj$ fpr-i inerly Diena. Arndjjrjer.. George Arndorfer w.as, t&ken, sick lest Thurs^fcy/. evening^ an<d ; was advised by, lyj djQQtorr to take, a rest.. He-was put: on, a 'strict diet. Mr-, and; Mrs. L, Cjnfc were sponsors at AJggna Sunday,; Qc,k 2Bj for the- Eugene Ojjilit, feajbyv who, was named, Mjfifoa^i Jojin, Mr. and Mrs. Alex jSische.Hs ha,ve received,- word- fcoj% Hhe soja thafe he/ wa# ijegejittty PSQr motedt to. staf* sergeant, ajbo, two weeks, furlough, i» He i& stationed, ;oj(.' Bi north of- Niew . Mrs* Lauren led the JPS, Ciflkg,. , Bancroft Monday, Oct. SW, to tend; memorial uequten* W83' James Cink, The- George Grjej|» v/em formed a.few day,6 MO t»at, Ooeweyer" had die** a> bift,T« pjeton. home. Wfc& Dfle eply Lena Bahm, the late, Djufc RaJhrn,, ajn* the competed, some months and Mrs. Glen ,«,,„ Des Moines, we the recent pheasant . the Swea City vicing- ningham, a reporter or heard over , .tudont nurse at «^« ^?$fir& ,the Cunninghams to ,„ i parents, Mr. and Mrs. W Mr. and" Mrs. Olaf t f returned _to_their^ 111., the former's drew Anderson, iive.s here. Swea CHjr. dred forty-eight «g week po ds ?^ tenni backstops on be g the Sw,ea i City SL The fourth grade * stamps.