Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on January 16, 1945 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 16, 1945
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KOSSUTH COUNTY ADVANCE A Weekly Newspaper, Entered as . SECOND CLASS MATTER DECEMBER 31, at the postoffice at Algona, Iowa, under the Act of March 8, 1879. TUESDAY. JANUARY 16, 1945 908, THREE HICKENLOOPER PROPOSALS Senator Hickenlooper rel artd news-writing style of the modern weeklies. When he entered the newspaper business, arid for long'thereafter, type was still: set by hand, and nearly all Weeklies published only four pages of their own setting and printing. They were forced to econprtiize on both space and time. There.was little or no room <5r tim< for detail, nor for the new* bulk of the county seat Ex Libris ...By William Sharp FATS ON THE NOSE He offered three su;ges- weeklies of today. etired The .handicaps of the weeklies _ T „ , , • 1 • of 60 years ago compelled the as Governor Jan. 3 but, ni-ver- ^Hon to adopt a trenchant writ- the less gave his farewell mes- j n g style. There were no inhibi- sage as governor before the legis- tions then against mixing com- lature in joint session last Tiurs- ment with news. The result was — -- - • ' a more interesting way of presenting -local news — what thelx was of it—than the present dryly factual style. Mr. Miller was almost the only weekly editor of that school left, and his news columns were as readable as a family letter from home. Mr. Miller also had the ways of the oldtime printer. Setting or day. tions: 1. Increase in the governor's salary. j 2. Purchase or construction of a home for the governor. 3. Four-year terms for state officials. A bill to raise the governor's salary from $7500 to $10,000' was introduced in the senate shortly distributing type, kicking a job- after the legislature The presidents of the state; university and the state cdllege (Ames) have been receiving 410,000, and it has seemed incoiiigru- uous that the governor received less. i Some senators would go farther. They think it is hardly eriough merely to raise the governor to the peer of state underlings in convS Pres^running off the weekly edition, hurriedly writing the news, keeping the books, a hundred other duties brooked no unnecessary interruption. When he was busy Mr. Miller wasted no time on mere callers—as many and many disconcertedly found out. Th e .prudent °* the United States would have got short shrift in a call when Mr. Miller was not at his seldom leisure. But when point of salary. As head of the' he-did have leisure no host ex- government the governor should' ce iJ e d him receive the state's highest salary. The dignity of his office arid of the state both require it, as these senators see it. - . '''•'. The new president pro terfipore of the senate suggested '$1-2,000, water over the Gazette; t.t long last, finis, is written. But not, contemporaries hope, for Mr. Miller himself. If, after so many years of toil and sweat, he can stand adding that $15,000 wouldnjt'be leisure, let there be peaceful, out of line. A democratic senator pleasant years before the end for told reporters that $12,000 wpuld this'last. link between pioneer not be too much. Veteran i Rep_. country journalism and its suc- Arph W. McFarlane, Waterloo, ce sspr of today said he was preparing a bill,for ' .. . $10,000, .to be introduced i> the' house,-probably a companion to, the senate bill, but would hot -ob- • ject to $12,000. On the. other hand, an Ames republican representative thought $10,000 was enough. That the governor's salary A LITTLE KNOWN RULE OF .THE RED CROSS It looks as if auctioneers and/or other's in Humboldt county had been advertising that when at farm auctions above-ceiling sales were made the excess would be PEOPLE ON OUR SIDE * Brink Shiplcr daughter Zola, and the Gambles had spent several days with the Shiplers, at Ledyard. _' Box Sent to Soldiers— The Burt U. S, W. met Friday at .the schoolhouse and served necessary articles for soldiers. A box of finished things was packed for shipment. . >• U. &. t. Works on Scuffies-^ , Mrs. Ervin Ulses, north.'! of Burt, entertained the U. St. 1. clr-., cle last week Tuesday; Tho. women made scuffles for the Red Cross. tion nJtJ^Thursday evening at the high-.Sc'ffaolflluilding here, the following" Representatives arid members attending: Alvenav-Miller and Lyla Olsen, Algona; Harold Hippie, Grant; Alice Brouw.er, Ledyard; Dorothy Wiqktpw, Luverne; Anna Mitchell, "JLpnc Rock; Jean Ahl- slrom, 'JJnko.la; Elsie VanWert, Swea, x City.1. Helen Leigh, president. , ctf tile county rural teach- THERE ARE WINE WOMEN 70 ONE MAW OW KUSSIAtt COLLECTIVE F/ARM3 TODAY. GANDHI, INDIAN LEADER, LIVES AS SIMPLY AS THE LOWLIEST PEASANT. CHINESE fiQKT/SAMS HW£ T#£/f?. OH/A/ SCHOOLS* COMMUMC/)r/OA>$, ' * CU'O BOOK-DIV/DEWD . ers; Marie Blcich, Dist. :: 4; Ann Genrich, 7j Loretta Fandel, 3; Geraldlrte 'Fisher, 5; A. E. Lauritzen, cpunty superintendent; Miss Knulso'n, Swca City; Miss Fandel, Whittemorc No. If Mary Frasely No36." .-•••'• •' ; •' Abf^drit Were the Wesley, Whit- IcmoreV ; Seneca, . Burt, ' Tilonka, Dist. -1; DM. 2, Bancroft, and Fonton '"representatives. '• Dispussibn took place on legislative. action necessary to secure favorable 'response to the 'school code commission's report, should be increased to $10,000-at donated, to the Red Cross. seems to be conceded.; The Anyway that's a natural infer- ALGONIAN WILL SAIL THE SiAS Federal Courthouse, Minneapo-' lis, (Undated)—Roland Edward \ Haas, 19, Algona, la., joined the' lowa salary is one of the lowest ehce" from the fact that the maritime service Thursday at hi the United States. Apparently county war price and rationing'"' the only question before the leg- board down there had the Jan. 5 islature on the salary bill or bills Humboldt Republican publish an- will be how much increase. At ••-•••• -• •• - • — -- • this distance the chances seto-.to R ed . Cross : office quoting Art. 527 favor $12,000, and there appears of the Red Cross constitution for- Funeral services were held Wednesday, Jan. 3, at the Central Church of Christ, Boone, for George Grimm, father of Mrs. R. This "Luclte" crystal-clear nose of a Martin bomber Is one of the largest plastic pieces ever manufactured on a mass production basis. An essential ingredient in plastics for war use is used kitchen fat. CHURCH GROUP" IS ORGANIZED IH PORTLAND Portland Twp., Jan. 15—Fifi Icon women met with Mrs. Wil- I liam Ringsdorf Thursday and or- j ganixccl an adult church group. j The program consisted oC scrip- i lure reading, prayer by Mrs. I Figgc, and contests. Mrs. Floyd j Duncan was co-hostess, and at- I tc'iiding were Mesdamc.s Hedwig Larson, A. H. Meinzcr, Paul McCauley, Delmar Angus, Paul Figge, C. M. Peterson, Ncls Nelson, Ray McWhorter, Martin Becker, Clara Fairbanks, Tressie Ringsdorf, and Marie Grover. Visitors were Mrs. J. W. Dor- rancc, Fairmont, and Mrs. Gerald Brace, Corwilh, and the next meeting is to be held at Miss Grover's February 8. Heart Attack on^ Street— Edward Bierstedt suffered a; severe heart attack on the street at Burt Wednesday evening. He was taken home and put to bed* FARMERfNEAR LUYERNE MOVE TO MASON CITY, Luvcrnc Jan. 8—Hans and Nels ' Holm, brothers who own a farm five miles east of Luvcrnc on, d &; D cousin of Mrs> An _ the county line have decided to or Mr. with iind Ai,-, n Cillni: I ho I Lone Rock Mrs,' ; Ray Van Winkcl, Aber- Farm Bureau Women Meet— R. Steven here, who died sudden- i . A ? e . c ° nd , hon }° P r °J° ct ing school for leaders in Porl- this regional enrolling office. He will be assigned to Sheepshead Bay Brooklyn, N. Y, largest e , ullulu 1U1 1UtluuiB IU irul - t . riouncemeht from the Des Moines j merchant marine training station! ly from a heart attack Dec. 30, at ]andi Burt and F enton townships in the world, and after complet-; 11 p. m. will be held this week Thursday • -, • -- ~- ->.„..- ^. mg training will become a sea-i Mr. Grimm had suffered a | ,-,t Mrs. James Chrirstiansen's, no groundjEorjfear that th^.peo- bidding use of the organization's 11 ? an m the U ' s - merchant ma- j heart attack five years previous-! Burt. i. ,., __ t J: =._ ,„., . . ly, but had had no recurrence,] A lesson on variety in meals and had seemed in excellent' for better health will include new ple would not disapprove—in .fact name or emblem to induce the ri " e it seems probable, that,; there sale of, anything — even, appar-1 . A S e limits for enrollment m quit farming, have bought a homo in Mason City near tha|l o>f Hans's daughter, Mrs. Harry Christensen, and arc moving there. Hans's son Clarence will farm the home place. A farewell party was given toy neighbors and other friends last week Tuesday evening, and though the evening was extremely cold. 35 persons attended. The time was spent at- cards, and lunch brought by the guests was served. A purse of money ai.xl another gift Wias presented. Mrs. Hans Holm . died . throe years ago. Nels, who is a bachelor, lived with his brother. • The daughters, Mrs. Samuel Klassey, Spencer, and Mrs. Christensen came to help with the moving. The Holmses, who came here from Harlan 35 years ago, arc natives of Denmark. The Edw. Adersons, Goldfield, were among guests at the party. TEACHERSTALK OVER THE CODE SCHOOLS BILL The County. Council ofvEruca- drcw Thomson, came Hast week Sunday for an extended visit. Last week Sunday guests of Hans and Tena Jonsim in honor o^Tena's father Iliuis'.; birthday were tho Roy .Icnsfi'i-i Mr. and Mrs. Otto Junson, ;u d Mr. and Mrs. Russell Jensen Mr, and Mrs. Bernard' j<-"-~ spent Wednesday evening the former's parents, Mi- Mrs. Otto .Jensen, and Mrs. Russell Jensen. Mr.\and Mrs. Bernard J spent Wednesday everting the former's parents, Mr. Mrs. F. E. Jensen, Seneca Claussen, Swea City,' Thursday for a few days at Bernard Jensen's. • Word whs received here relatives that Richard Long ,,, L . U Thursday at his home in Cnliio,.. nia.- The body was to be bronchi here for burial, with funeral scr vices at Bancroft. Clarence Kraft, M. M. M. |. c | at homo on 30-day leave, went In Austin Thursday to visit ii, c Ralph Priebcs. Mrs. Mary Zoller, of Lal«,u daughlers Jeancltc and Monvelh the latter of Memphis, Tonn :H U | Charles Zoller, S.l-c. on a ;>2 day leave from the n;ivy, w " tf last week Sunday dinner "iicsls of Mr. ,snd Mrs. Fp'ljeiick Schullz. Mr. and Mrs. Squill/ took Chas. to Ames next duy on I return to Sun Francisco. hvl 110 squawk at even '. e ,ntly,.for .the Red Cross or other would be $15,000. The same senate bill for a salary boost to $10,000 calls lor. a $35,000 governor's residence, but McFarlane told reportefjs . his house bill would Call for $30,00,0. 'tiohs'lnust'hav'e gone pretty gen-. The question of a gubernatorial eirally. unobserved throughout the" home—or "executive mansion."— country. For example, how about seems likely to raise more debate .these' sales and many times re- than the salary proposal. There ,'pea.ted resales of goats, poultry, ere several provocative aspects: ••-•••••••-— • - - for example, how much, purchase the rnaritirhe service are 17 to charitable purpose. 5Q1 '-- Men of draft age may sign "The db'iect of the orice and ra U£> as long as they have not re " tiShg°&l^U?S a&on d Sn n °Arf S V r t eP ° rt f0r t t -to this: 'Can be understood, but| ductlon ' A11 volunteers must ob- .the rule,in other than farm auc--| tain referral cards from the U. S. or construction, and site., The Ames legislator>ould,cut .'^iOr.is there a difference and what hot? Hasn't the Red Cross got the money in many •Such cases? .. . .- . „ -.. ...— ~ —ire a difference and the appropriation to $20,000, The auctions, in which the sole pur- economy complex and fear, of•un- pose, is known to be only a stunt favorable popular reaction! -\ftVay imeahs of contributing to the influence many other legislators, treasury of the Red Cross? maybe even against any gpyerri- --,-' : ';-.- ) -- •••-'•• •• • s? a v^ Swag ii *$% '^8f&F&?**™ fanned. . Purchase ^r/cbnsiruc-';•;.,.„•• tion, also.site are •qther;^Uftst^nS':i;'-IpWa.'lij9s>had i a number of top- susceptible or . controversy; -W?tc)!j-Orators. 'Among them were Wouldn'-t it be bdnea'th thfe'dig* .GOrtg'ressnieh Pat Hepburn, Rob- nity of a great state to buy'Eavdeic- ; erf CK ;'C.6u$ins, David B. Hender- ohd-hand home for its goveriijtiir? ^fOri, James B. Weaver, John F. Ought hot the site to 'be,:bart"-'6f ''Laceyi Nate Kendall; and Senator the statehouse groundSr'-On -ad- ^Cumjnihsi'Avas a good orator as ded grounds if necessary? If there w ? r 'e Senator LaFayette Young is to be an executive mansion at and a ^o Senator Kenyon, Secre- all, would not the people favor tary of Agriculture James Wilson one comporting with the state's dignity? ' • The third Hickenloopef proposal—four-year terms , .fbif state officials—presents another potential tinder-box. It is not nifw, for it has many times been under public discussion. Always; how- emplbyment service. Roland is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Haas, Algona. He attended the Union No. 7 rural school and was employed r,n his father's farm before enrolling in the maritime service. THE ADVANCE HAS A FEW Farmers' Income Tax Record Books left. They make preparation of the income tax return easy. health as he went about his usual '. ways lo use home danned food, routine. : i also how to prepare soybean pro- Mr. Grimm was a farmer j ducts. southwest of Sexton .many years! The lesson will-be presented ago, later moving to Boonc, - by Mary Frances Kelly, extension .which had since been-.-his -home, j specialist from the Slate college, Attending the funeral from this ; Ames, and the meeting will be- counly were.lhe.Roy Grimms, Hie' ' • Robert Stevens, Mrs. Emily Shackelford, Rdm. 2-c., and Mrs. Robert Steven Jr., T. L. .Slovon, , and Waller Steven.''all Algeria; J. P. Steven, Burt; Charles'-Aman,- Whittemorc. . '" •' '• Floor drudgery is ended, once "61" n applied. Resistant to vvsar and v/aicr, "6i" floors dre SAFE, not slippary; require no renewal or attention for years, oilier than ordinary cleaning with a diiH map or soap and water. Made in Clear Gloss, Satin Finish and Dull Finish. PHONE 2751 gin at 1-0:30 a. m., ending at 4 -p.' in. A planned noon meal will be served. Nebraska Pair in Visit— Mr. and .Mrs. William Rings- doii entertained their graiid- THERE IS ALWAYS A SUPPLY i and^lrs. Dean Gamble? Bnining' of cash register and adding ma- j Neb., Wednesday. Dean, who is chine rolls for vance shop. sale al the Ad- membor of an air force band, wa.s on furlough. Mrs. Gamble is the was a very effective speaker, as were Congressmen John A. Kasson and John H. Gear.—Webster City Freeman. Have You Been Thinking About a New Bed ever, the legislature has shied But how could able editor W. F. Hunter overlook one greater than any of them, one who for . many years served Mr. Hunter's away from it, fearing popular °T n congressional district, one disapproval. As this is written whose reputation as an orator be- no legislator has hastened io fath-1 came nationwide? _ er a bill for it, though the, other . Surely it was only an over-! = two Hickenlooper recomrjienda- sight that Mr. Hunter omitted in- If You:Hove,_You Will Find 1 Them at tions met with that honor elusion among Iowa's great ora- diately. The fate of this proposal tors the name of the man who seems less predictable sjt this could make thrilling even an ar-1 gument in a tariff debate—Jona- ; than P. Dolliver. I time than of the salary and a ernor's home proposals. AS A PIONEER NEWSPAPER CROSSES THE BAFf The newspaper business in small towns is like the oljl gray mare: it ain't what it used to be. The war hastened the demise of many small town newspapers, but they were slowly dying anyhow. The automobile and paved roads had created conditions which led to their decay. It was not that, however,, which brought about the recent discontinuance of the Livermore Gazette. W. F. Miller, the publisher, was financially independent and could have continued tne Qa- zette indefinitely regardless of patronage. It was only that after 63 years the publisher was worn out and could not go On. At 83 the good health which had sustained him so long began to hrpalr " break. The Gazette is missed 'exchange 1 tables of newspapers. True, it was pretentious paper; it was (Jin the fiearby not a Small, and there were only four pages of home print. But it had a quality pf editorship which, made it w<ip£orhj£.among other editors and won their respect. Mr. ] filler's editorials were more interesting than the outgivings of mtst editors of far larger papers in larger towns. [ ; There yites indefinable attraction also in his news columns'. He never went in for the headings there. DON AKRE SAYS ALASKA NOT SO TERRIBLY COLD Thos. Akre, former Algona grocer now employed at the Kent Motor Co. garage, recently received a newspaper clipping from his son Donald, who is in service and at present is stationed at Anchorage, Alaska. The clipping reported that at the official start of winter on Dec. 21 the temperature was 18 above zero. December as a _ whole had been at its warmest on ;record there, but the highest temperature was 47 above on Dec. 10. The lowest temperature wlas 23 below on Dec. 6. These temperatures so far north 'of us are not much different from Iowa's. Bonald reported high prices. A ..— cup of coffee and a piece of pie' 3 cost 35c. Souvenirs the soldiers j=T would like to send home are too costly for G. I. purses. For customers who seek whiskey the price is $3 a pint. . Donald is married, and his wife is the former Loema Keith. They have a little daughter, and Mrs., Akre and the baby are living: 4-flSvvcn ° ' I 3-piece Walnut Suite—Bed, Chest and Vanity $98.50 i j 4-piece Maple Suite—Bed, Chest, Vanity and Bench _$110.00 | | 3-piece Lime Oak Suite—Bed, Chest, and Vanity__._$!25.00 I | 4-piece Mahogany Suite—Bed, Chest, Vanity, Bench $149.50 I | 4-piece Mahogany Suite—Bed, Chest, Vanity, Bench_$275.00 = Land-O-Nod Felt Mattress ^ . ,~ 3 Coil Bed Spring $10.00 m FOSTER FURNITURE STORE liliiillllJIiilililHIlI 1895 - 1945 back ~ 50 years— in the life of this ' .business, we find that early in 1895 F. S. 'Norton came to Algona from Howard, South Dakota, and purchased the lumber yard that still bears his name. In 1915 his son, M. G. Nqyloji, became a , ? .. Joiner, and. this, pai Inei-sMp was contin- W*' 1 " 1 ^ 1 the acath of'FV(S. Norton in 1D3J. At that time Mrs. Adele G. Norton became ^i^.mcmber'.of the firm. ^ > "• ''• '' '•- • ••.'.' <" ..'-'• - t/ Among the emiJloyees of this firmfor niany ^Jyears were T. W. Rdbinsbn; Berl Norton ^ v;aiid W. T^Daughan^ all of whom made a ;yery fine contribution towards the success ^V of the business through the years. $t the present time M. G. Norton, Bert v Bald win and a dozen other employees arc - endeavoring to render a Complete Fuel and Building Material Service to Alg and the surrounding community. ona v We anticipate a Very difficult year in 1945 s;, ,"- ^ e find '"S or purchasing of building materials and fuel. But we feel that with the continued patronage of our many customers and friends we will still be able to render a real service to the people of this ^community, and ihat our business will ..continue to have a definite place in Al- gbna's future, qs U has in the past. -',*''' • ' - " : , " ' '• " , • ''• Yours For Better Seivice non & Son 355:

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