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**«MARCH OF TIME tm.9-t.na.arT. •t not •Dtroma ot nut PRESIDENTS ANNUAL BUDGET MESSAGE— WASHINGTON-.- Before taking up the budget of the next fisVal year (1939) in a special message read to congress last week, the President reviewed the budget for fiscal 1938 ending next June, estimated receipts at $6,320,000,000 expenditures at $7.408.000,000 a 1938 net deficit of $1,088,000. The change in the past year from an estimated "layman's balance" to a billion- dollnr deficit was caused largely by an over-estimate of Income tax revenues, nn under-estlmatc of the possibilities of Recession. For 1938, the President forecast receipts of $5,913,000.000. expenditures of $6,869,000,000. a 1939 net deficit of $950,000.000. On the outgo side the President tentativelv set down defense at just under a billion, relief at just over a billion then added: "Due to world conditions over which this nation has no control, I may find it necessary to request additional appropriations for national defense." .. Trend - Only comfort the President could give Congress was that the trend of deficits had turned downward from the 1934 peak. But 1939 will bring the Government's ninth consecutive deficit—three of them Herbert Hoover's; six Franklin Roosevelt's. Outgo. Biggest single item in the 1989 budget (as in all budgets) Is the cost of past and future wars: The Army and Navy will get at least $991,000,000; Veterans' pensions and benefit* come to $539,000,000: and $976,000,000 will go for Interest on the public debt, nearly half of which was contracted | n an attempt to make the world safe for democracy. Other Items. A minimum $1,226,000.000 for relief including the C. C. C.; $586,000,000 for farmers$933,000.000 for Social Security and railroad retirement; $619,000,000 for public works, which includes everything from post offices to TVA. The actual cost of operating the permanent civil establishment- executive offices, etc.—is a mere $760.000,000. Income. Biggest single source of Federal revenue is income taxes. It is hoped that income taxes wil! yield $2,414,000,000. The other big source is miscellaneous internal' revenue, budgeted for 1939 at $2190,000,000. Economy. On only one class of expenditures did the President request Congressional economy—Pork. He wants congressmen! to forego •date of the usual appropriations for post offices, highways, reclamation projects, river and harbor developments. * National Debt- During the 1920's the debt was cut from Its post-War high of $24,000.000,000 to less Ofan $17,000,000,000, By the end of the fiscal year 1939 the estimated debt Will be $38,028.000,000. This is an increase of $21,727,000,000 since 1931 which represents the total of the nine accumulated deficits. The A1 g° na Upper DOS Moines, Algona, Iowa, Jan. 18,1938 AMERICAN FARM Bl'REAU FEDERATION MEETING— Chicago: Eleven hundred American Farm Bureau Federation delegates from practically every state in the union heard Secretary of Agriculture Henry A. Wallace recently. He stressed the need for farm leaders to sell the agricultural program to consumers of farm products living In towns and cities. CANADIAN FARMER MAKES LONG TRIP-A Canadian farm, J. W. Stewart and his wife and six children are enroute from Watrous. Saskatchewan, to Montreal. Quebec via Chicago and Detroit. The family is making the 3.000-milc trip with a team of horses. A house trailer is built on the chassis of an old auto in which they live. FOSTER MOTHER—Parkewburg, Iowa: One of the rarest examples of animal motherhood has been discovered on the August and Elmer Meester farm 3 miles south of here when a cow took and mothered a colt. The photo shows the colt getting his lunch from the good bossy. The colt's mother died when the colt was two months old. MORIS JOBS ON A WORLDWIDE BASIS— '' GENEVA, Switzerland: On the strength of data gathered last autumn from 29 leading nations, Geneva's International Labor Office an- I nounced last week that world unemployment had decreased for the fourth successive year. Exclusive of the U. S., Russia and Italy, the figures placed world unemployment at 4,660,000 compared to 5,511,000 a year before. The statistics for ! leading nations: Nov. 1936 Nov. 1937 Great Briton ....1,621,000 1,507,000 Germany ....1,197,000 073,000 France 454,000 36,000 YEA TO tvmsraev, -- *• •--••>••> CARLO TO ITALY- GENEVA, Switzerland: With typical League of Nations tact. Carlo, the League's Italian bartender at Geneva, has always kept all bottles of intoxicants under hia counter to avoid offending the eyes of dry delegates. He has served tea to Roumanla's Titlulescu, orangeade to Russia's Litvinoff, whiskey and splach to Britain's Eden—all with equal cheerfulness. Although Quality PRINTING Your Printed Material Is Your Personal Calling Card - Don't Let It Do You An Injustice • The next time a transient tries to .sell you printing call us in for comparative prices. You get what you pay for in printing too. AVe can sell as cheaply as anybody, hut we prefer fo do a quality job worth a few cents more. Check Up Now On Your - Letterheads —Memo Heads Envelops —.Statements Huled Booklets and Forms Blotters — KM Italy's resignation from the League announced last month, does not become 'effective till December, 1939 II Duce's pressure had by last week become too much for Carlo. Crest- Wtan-b* «•»• ,ttft>M» qwniMMtw, packed up to leave the premise which all good Fascists now despise A NAVAt HERO'S PORTRAIT— WASHINGTON: In Franklin Roosevelt's second-floor study a seascape which has long hung above the presidential chair was last week replaced by a full-length life-sizec portrait of John Paul Jones, whose most famed words were "I've jusl begun to fight." There Isn't Anything We Can't Print! Call 230 The Algona Upper Des Moines "Buy At Home—It Pays Dividends'' A WOMAN'S TONGL'E, AND A UFE SENTENCE- SALAMANCA, Spain: In outwitting a dictator to get one's husband out of his clutches, the first rule (3 to keep quiet until success is complete. U. S. Airman Harold ("Whitey") Dahl, captured by the Rightists while fighting 1 for the Leftists, sentenced to death, then reprieved, had reason last week tc wish that his wife had not burbled: "I used on General Franco all the sob technique I learned in my years on the stage." In appealing by letter to Franco to save Whitey, Mrs. Dahl enclosed a picture of her handsome self in a low-cut evening dress, afterward claimed to have received a reply in which the general wrote: "your obedient servant kisses your foot." To General Franco, who is a married man. this may have proved embarrassing. While Edith Dahl has worked up in a lew weeks from H Riviera night club to one in Paris, Whitey has remained in custody at Salamanca. Suddenly last week the general's headquarters announced that Airman Dahl'a reprieve was not a pardon, as had been thought, hut an "automatic sentence to life imprisonment." -NO ADMITTANCE FOR "KID TIGER"— ANDORRA: The hoary, leather- faced council members and First Syndic (president) of the tiny 190- square mile territory of Andorra, world's oldest republic nestling atop the Pyrenees bewteen Spain and France, gathered in solemn conclave last week to decide wether to admit to their country a tough- mugged gentleman who styled himself Alex Abraham Sikorski, alias 'Kid Tiger", one-time trigger man for Gangster Al Capone. Meantime, at the French border village of Bourg-Madaijie, Mr. Sikorski offered to build Andorra a nodern sanatorium for its 8,000 inhabitants, Informod by French rustics that hu could not get to Andorra through the mountain roads, buried 20 feet under snow Units, lie snorted: "If 1 had my IB-cylinder car which cost $32,000 I'd go through these roads like a tank!" By wuy of general manifesto, he announced: "I have lived in exile in 15 European countries in flight from the U. .S. income-tax collectors. If Andorra refuses me, the only other European country I may visit is Liechtenstein . . . I'm a real gangster, it's true, but I'm no crira- •nal, and I want to remain what I have always been honest. Europeans make a big mistake when they give honesty a meaning it never had. I've never kidnapped anybody." Impressed by these displays Andorra sent back its reploy, "Wo Ad- mittance." But the Spanish Leftist Government, needing good trigger men, offered Mr. Sikorskl haven In Barcelona, and French gendarmes escorted *lm to the International bridge to Fuigcerda, set him on his way. Chicago police and Washington Income tax sleuths said they have never heard of Alex ("Kid Tiger") Sikorskl. Yugoslav police believe it was he who,turned up in Belgrade last year boasting he was a faithful henchman of the late John Dili-, inger on his way to "get" Anna Sage, the Rumanian-born "Woman In Red" who put the finger on Dlll- Ing-er. In Europe It can be as much fun to pretend to be an American ?nngster as to pretend in the U. S. to be a prince. NO DROUGHT, SAYS RAIN MAN— WASHINGTON: "America's Farmers," said a United Press dispatch from 'Washington last week eed not worry about another serous drought until 1975." Reason- Dr. Charles Greeley Abbot. Dr. Abbot, a grey, kind-looking man with a conspicuous mustache s the secretary (i. e. head) of the mlthsonian Instiution, a dlstin- uished authority on the sun, a ong-time observer of variations in olar radiation. Dr. Abbot believes hat on solar radiation depend tem- erature and precipitation on earth te has found in the solar variations number of perodicities which fit into a 23-year cycle and an even more important cycle of 46 years Matching the cycles with actual weather records has provided, he declares, partial confirmation. Test- ifying last week on the Smithsonian s budget needs before a House appropriations sub-committee, he gave It as his opinion that the U. S is emerging from a drougfft period which began about 1930. "We are, I believe, on the very verge of recovery from the drought or the last 46-year period," said Dr. Abbot. "We have no expectation of another one of such great consequence until 1675, although . . there will be a minor one during the decade 1950-60." WHO "LOVED A LADY"— LONDON^ Britons, many of whom did not approve of their last Mng, still find it hard to forget iim. London bookstores last week r-.ffcred the first account of the ab d'cation wrlten for tiny ton, "King; r:nd Things" by H. E. Marshall: 'King Edward loved a lady rind wnntM to marrv her.. . hut a whole lot of people all over tho Empire didn'l like her much and didn't want her to be queen. " 'Very well,' said Kini? ftdwnrd. 'You don't like my lady, but I do ... So I'll go away and not be your king any more. But you needn't be sad or sorry about it, because I have a Very Nice Brother who will make a Very Good King! . . . 'So now he Isn't called his Majesty Edward any moro but His Royal Highness the Duke of Windsor." A farewell party was given in lonor of Mr. and Mrs. Prosper '"riders and Marlene at their home ast Friday evening. Armstrong Girl* Beat Graver, 26*25 * Armstrong: The strong Armstrong girls' basketball team invaded the Gruver camp at Gruver Tuesday night, Jan. llth, and chalked up a 26 to 25 victory. The spectators witnessed a fast moving game but the Armstrong girls held the lead throughout the game except for a few last minutes of play. The local girls led 18 to 9 at the half, and 22 to 15 at the end of the third quarter. The players were: Armstrong- Captain Marie Irmiter, Donna Miller, Mavis Gangsted, Shirley Peterson, Evelyn Caboth and Lavon Mix- ill. The Armstrong girls have won 7 out of 8 starts. The Emmet county girls' basketball tournament will be held at Armstrong starting Thursday evening, Jan. 20th. and with close Saturday evening, Jan. 22. Farm Tenancy Hearing Called The people of Kossuth county, as well as the people of other Iowa counties, are urged to attend their local farm tenancy hearings and to discuss thoughtfully and give their jest recommendations on the farm :enure problem as it exists in Iowa .oday. The Kossuth county hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, January 25, at Algona. A. H. Bonnstetter is in •harge of setting up the hearings n this section of the state. The Pi ne Room HOTEL ALGONA , The Hotel management is pleased to announce that Merle Olson of Bode is now In charge of the beer service in the Pine Boom. Here he will greet his old friends and gladly meet the new with courteous service in the room that wa» built for your enjoyment in partaking of thirst quenching beverage*. He understand! your desire for a full flavored, sparkling glass of brew and for this reason offers "Mellow HammV on tap and a number of other favorite brands in bottle. Come in and let him show yon what a full glass of refreshing beer will add to your day. o*. THE PINE ROOM IF YOU AKE SEEKING A SATURDAY NIGHT'S PLEASURE—MAKE THIS ROOM YOUR RENDEZVOUS '• A smashing clearance to make way for new furniture which was bought last week in Chicago, and will be arriving during the next few weeks. This is your chance to buy furniture at a great saving. Largest Selection of New Styles $59.50 2 piece suites . .$47.50 $127.50 2 piece suites $89.50 $98.00 2 piece suites _ .$69.00 35.00 Chair & Ottoman 27.00 $25 chair and ottoman $19.00 12.75 Occasional chair .$8.75 Modern Beauty in Bedroom Suites 57.00 3-pc. wal finish suite $45 59.50 4 pc. maple finish suite $49.00 $89.00 3 pc. genuine walnut suite $69.50 $113.00 4 pc. genuine walnut suite $89.00 Two $22.75 Simmons Inner Spring Mattresses $16.75 — ^^^^^^^ Rugs Billow Sanfords Hugs and Carpeting $68.609x12 Wiltons $62.60 One $47.60 9x12 Wilton $33.60 Four $32.60 9x12 Axminaters $25.00 Linoleums and Congoleum Hugs 13 Off on all Inlaid and Print Linoleum Patterns under 12 yds. Six 9x12 Gold Sqal Gong ruga $6.26 Foster Furniture Co, The Last Newspaper Was Printed Yesterday ?? VOU HAVE placed it in the safety deposit •* box as an heirloom to he passed on from generation to generation. With it, a way of Jiving as you knew it has gone forever, because The Last Newspaper Was Printed Yesterday A WEEK later you will want to go •"• to a movie. You pull up at one— saw it last woek. Go to another—but no, you don't like the east—so you go home—too much gas and time to waste on a show. Next month half the theatres will be elosed—poor attendance —no one knows about the new shows because The Last Newspaper Was Printed Yesterday / VOU TURN on your radio for •*• timely news—but the i-adio stations have sold all their time to advertisers—station can only sell 24 hours a day—so only a selected few are able to take advantage of it—and what .you want is news, but, The Last Newspaper Was Printed Yesterday )^TH is mother's birthday—you want a gift—think of tramping around from store to store— and half the stores are closed anyhow— and the few that are open have nothing but old merchandise—business has fallen off because ' The Last Newspaper Was Printed Yesterday 'OTT GET some direct mail—you ••• dZdn/'t ask for it—you didn't pay for it and it's all advertising anyhow—what you want Ls news—news— news, but The Last Newspaper Was Printed Yesterday ABOUT the billboards•maybe they have something to offer, but her again space is limited, there's nothing but advertising—and billboards are not allowed in the residential districts—and the price of gas has gone "out of sight"—no one buy- it—well you'll call Mrs. Carlson on the phone, maybe she has heard some late news—but, no. ' The Last Newspaper Was Printed Yesterday " Th row-A way'' a rri ves— you .start to read the advertisements—but no it's just like the direct mail—you didn't ask for it—you didn't pay for it—and your front porch and Jawn is covered with dodders anyhow— you re not interested in anything but news—you don't mind a newspaper, The Last Newspaper Was Printed Yesterday Newspapers Have Brought Many Things y persist as long as people have wa h t fill money to spend and eyes with which ?,! read- AND ANOTHER NKWHPAPBB, THANK HEAVEN, WILL BE FEINTED TOMORROW

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