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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 24, 1938
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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, lotra, May at, 1988 Algona tHpper He* koines 9 North Dodge Street Jf. W. HAGGARD A R. B. WALLER, Publishers Entered as Second Class Matter at the Postofflce at Algeria, Iowa, under act of Congress of March 3,1879 Issued Weekly Pint Place Award Winner, 1933, Iowa's Most Outstanding Weekly, Judged by State University of lown dictated from outside, the administration's efforts to convince business that it will have a fair shake with labor will not be sufficiently convincing to put an end to fear. Capital will remain in hiding. That there is some hope of unseating the packed labor board Is Indicated in the board's reversal of its own Ford Motor company case decision, although that may amount only to a gesture. In no way, however, has the board given any Indication that It Is Impartial or that business and labor alike may expect fair-minded decisions. In the short-cut method of setting up a board to both prosecute and try business concerns, the administration has created distrust and the cause for fear. Administration leaders have spoken often of fear as a major cause of the recession, apparently not recognlting that the fear is a direct result of its own policies and creations. The American public resents anything *c> anti-democratic us the Labor Relations board The administration can eliminate fear by dropping Its own fearful methods and agencies. SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN KOSSUTH CO.: One Tear, in advance Jl.50 Upper Des Molnes and Kossuth County Advance in combination, per year $2.50 SUBSCRIPTION RATES OUTSIDE KOSSUTH One Tear In advance $2.50 Upper Des Molnes and Kossuth County Advance in combination, per year $4.00 ADVERTISING RATES Display Advertising, per Inch 35c Want Ads, payable in advance, word 2c "Let the people knew the truth and the country is safe."—Abraham Lineobi. FARMER AND LABORER NOT OPPOSITE* It has been oft repeated, and was repent el again in a contemporary paper the other day. that the farmer and the laborer are more or less exact opposites In the economic circle. The supposition is that the farmer wants high prices for his product, to the disadvantage of the laboring man who buys, and that the laboring man in turn wants high wages which makes the products purchased by the farmer cost more. The whole foregoing paragraph is haywire, and as such ought not to be printed by any newspaper whose writers spend five minutes thinking about what they write. Of course the farmer wants n decent price. and the laboring man wants a decent wage. Each is justly entitled to a fair return for the time put in, and In the case of the farmer, a return on his Investment. But the very fact, that the farmer must sell to the laboring man, and the laboring man's product must be sold to the farmer, makes the two groups very much dependent on each other, and very much interested in each other's welfare and well-being. The Interests of each are the interests of the other. Both must prosper or the circle is not complete. The old method was for each group to try to prosper at the expense of the other. Today we must accept a different philosophy, that for the nation to prosper as a whole on a sound and fundamental basis, the farmer and laborer and all other groups as well must prosper and receive their just share of the nation's wealth. BUSINESS .MAN TO BUSINESS Bruce Barton is a republican member of Congress. He Is also one of the nation's smartest advertising experts. He recently came forth with one of the soundest addresses to the big business men whose companies seek hi* services, that we have heard to date. He told them, practically, that they must realize that the political power of the nation has "moved across the tracks," so to speak. To get anywhere, business must build its program In Barton's judgment, on this basis: "1. A frank recognition of the mistakes of the Old Deal and a genuine determination that they shall not recur. "2. A knowledge that the days of big fortunes are over in every country, and that a more equitable distribution of wealth must be accomplished. "3. Promise of a truly more abundant life, including food, clothing and attractive homes . . . Business, if it be as smart as it ought to be and can be, is much better able to solve these problems than are the bureaucrats. "4. Acceptance of the fact that government is on top in every country in the world and will remain on top. The great business man of the future will be the one who has achieved a successful formula for working with government. "5. A determination to attack the political and social problem just like any other sales problem with ingenuity, vigor and no thought of defeat" Opinions of Other Editors Tttnuimny Hall Carried AAA Humboldt Republican: The AAA revolt landed on the iioor of the lower uf congress Monday of this week. It was charged that the AAA ha'* been using secret service operative!, to ferret oul opponents of the program. This was. Hit charge declared, an effort to sweep aside opposition It was hotly denied by lation spokesmen. Congressman August Anderson of Minnesota, declared that Secrel service operatives were sent to Macomb, III., where hundreds of farmers had met to protest on the rulings of the AAA. The hars.i mid dictate.rial altitude to.vard farmers was attributed lo Claude K. Wickurd. chief of the north ce.i- tral division of the farm program. He is said to have told the farmers, who approached him that the administration would not give an inch and that the farmers could "take them or leave them' 1 It was predicted that the administration will start an immediate drive to squelch the mid-west farm re volt. However. Congressman Anderson continued his accusations,. He declared lhal when Ihe hill was up in the house more than eighty cent of the farm representatives voted against it. an,I it was finally tarried by the vote of Tammany Hail * * • Modest Folks Best Huinboldt Republican: Recently I reading an article by an educator on the desiranility an 1 undesirahility of the ,•onipitxi-s- inferiority and superiority. He was of the opinion that an inferiority complex in a child is much more ta.iily overcome than Hie superiority complex in my experience with >oung people who have come "into tile office seeking employment, I have found the backward boy or girl much more teachable and valuable The fresh, olfieious youngsters are what is desciibed in slang as a "paiii in the mck.' They aiv not able, valuable or companionable Tiny m.iult the customers and annoy the ;.:.[ uf the employee. They usually have to be discharged. Home of'ihe best men and women the olli'-c ever developed have been quiet, teachable yo;mgsti-i.- ..ho lacked confidence but who could be bmll into competent. ion- lidenl and determined .,;.!,, or Ijusine.u people or worthy workmen, it u not olu-n that ". boy or ^irl lias just the tight mental balance hut ., t if confidence is much more easily bulk up thin knocked down. • * • 'I'ln- Packi-d I.UU01 Hoard K.,therville News: One of the inorns today in the aide of busmen., i.i the N'-itional Labor Relations board, which has demonstrated lunv and iiguin that it i.s not impartial an.j I Hat it is well p,n.k- fd by the CIO. It is a quasi-judicial body which ha, the power to make or break an industry and permits the radical labor movement to dictate it., own terms. So long as the loaded labor board retain-. iu authority and continue;; to hand down decisions May WaBt Ifon* Estherville News: Tomorrow n t»w *M»*itve tor remitting sales tax old nye security tax amd «a- employed compensation security tax. AU «>< 5h*«* nre new deal blessings for whk-h th* j*opf* must be thankful, eren though at t*9st tvr<? t>f tfetav hiw-* cause actual de^iciences and th* et*tase«Swi money which otherwise c<?uM b* (Ji.*{Ttb*rt«<i tst payrolls. Belter* it or net. tut tfc*r* »r* a jr»at many firms hi the United State* t<*t»y thad ar* paying social security taxes which «K«ed tfe»tr net profits. And for whom ar* th«s* fttads sartd* No one. They *r* being poured down th« purap to prime it—spent, not saved. Perhaps it all makes sen?«, taxing business to death ts> ?«t funds with which to cure it. but it's a tine of reasoning beyond understanding New deatism is Uw unto itself . . . The congressmen who are looking forward to a J1T3.000 moving sidewalk which would save them tedious steps between the office building and the capitol haven't seen anything yet. compared with the walk home which it awaiting many of them. A Step in the Right Direction Sac Sun: If Governor Kraschel really means it when he says he wants to return the problem cf relief over to the individual counties he deserves lh? earnest support of every lowan on that proposition. Decentralizing relief in that manner is not at All n New-Dealish idea. Quite the contrary. The Roosevelt idea, and. we have always assumed, the Iowa state Democratic idea, has been to keep relief in (control of a central agency as much as possible. Here in Sac county there has been much argument in recent years between the supervisors, who on the one hand wanted to keep relief in the control of local officials and the state administration, which rm the other hand wanted to control it from Des Molnes. The supervisors have always felt that Sac county officials know best who is entitled to relief in Sac county, and that the job can be done locally much more efficiently and economically. Now if Governor Kraschel has come around to that idea he will be welcomed to the fold. Incidentally, if our governor could whisper In the ears of Franklin D. Roosevelt the advantages of decentralization he would be extending his service on a nation wide scope. Next Will be Feed Troughs for the Politicians Anamosa Eureka: Under a section of the Highway bill as passed by the House In Washington the other day there Is a provision for building comfort stations at frequent intervals. Under this law between here and Dubuque or Cedar Rapids there could be built a comfort station every mile or so. This of course is in direct competition with Chic Sale but it must be that Chic is a republican or one of those d Economic Royalists. The law does not state whether they are to bt two holers or three holers or even four holers. We suppose the "Brain Trust" will have to take this up with a committee of college professors to determine which will be the best for the future of the democratic party. They never stop to consider the cost to the taxpayer ot these contraptions, the cost of maintenance and supervision, the poMlblUUe* of hold np and their mo for unlawful purposes. We merely mention this as a sample of the lack of brains and the impracticability of the New Deal. Quit Trying to Run People's Buiilne** Northwood Index: Now that some of the contentious things are out of the my. If congress will get it into its head that what the people want It to do is to get down to brass tacks, dispel the fears of Business, bring investment out of its hiding place and put men back to work, what a blessing that would be. SPEAKING Of SAFETY AND GETS IN MIS CAR. NECK-BR€AK€RS/ PENCIL JOTTINGS IN A WEEK: A pair of Algona young fellows were fishing ai Clear Lake ... in one of their casts they wound their line around the neck of a wild Mallard. • • V With the street broadcast of Otha Wearin, democratic candidate for Ihe U. S. senate in Algona lust Thursday, the parade of political candidates begins. Il is disgusting to hear people before an election snort with disgust at the thought of listening to. or paying any attention to, things that, a candidate may say . . . and then to find thai they are the ones who, after the election, have the greatest fault lo find with what Ihe elected officials do. Kick before the election, not afterward. Horace Clapsaddlt has a trailer which is 'i house in itself, which he has dolled up in hu spare lime all he i.i waiting for now is the time t.) take it on a fishing trip. Karl Shumu-ay. former printer with the Upper I»e Moitie.i. is now located at Niagara Falls. .%'. Y. His wife i.i the former IviVonne Larson of Algona. • • * There is strong sentiment gaining among hus- ine.-i.- people in town with regard to the hotel situation It has been suggested that a committee be appointed lo investigate and invite hotel managements from other points to investigate Algona'.; position There seems to be little hope of getting anything done in the way of an addition here at present. Kath passing day finds new converts to the idea, as friend;, and visitors and salesmen are unable, night after /light, to get hotel accommodations in the city. It is Algona's weakest spot in u series of progress and civic achievement in a building line during these piist few years. And here's a new angle 10 the want ads: "Dear Kdilor Thursday I lost a gold watch which I value.1 very highly. Immediately I inserted an ad in your lost-and found column and waited. Yesterday I went home and found Ihe watch in the pocket of another suit, (iod bless your paper." •Jack IJempx-y wa » asked if autograph »e«ker» in his restaurant who are continually bothering him didn't worry him. Jack haj not only ring wisdom but bu-iine;,., wisdom. His answer: "When they stop coming, then it's lime to worry." • • • And Friday Ihe Kith came and went without anything unusual happening. * « • A new alar has been discovered, only 3,780,- OOO.OW.IAXJ miles away. It has been named "Wolf 12-1. ' Thai makes another wolf practically at our fionl door. * * • Famous Last IJne—What beciuue uf John IA-UIO, Tlutiik GoU! The MARCH OF TIME »30. O. i.riT.OfT. Prepared by the Editors of TTME Th» Weekly Newt magazine J.OCAL RELIEF A LOT CHEAPER There does not seem to be much doubt that if U. S. relief were handled locally it could be done cheaper. The state auditor of Ohio informed he president last week that 20 per ent of the states relief expenditures vere attributable to chiselers. that ie wanted a WPA appropriation to find them and kick them off. When the relief appropriation measures came before the House last week, therefore. New York's Congressman Robert L. Bacon offered an amendment to turn relief administration over to bipartisan state boards. But the House rejected it. passed the appropriation bill 329-to-70, and observers surmised that congress had got such a taste for relief pork five years ago that it was not prepared to go on a self- imposed diet. ORANGES— ORANGETOWN. New York: When citizens of Orangetown in New York's apple-growing Rockland county spied children from the town's relief families playing catch with luscious California orangem last week, they Indignantly qwwtlonqd town Welfare Officer Clifford O. Poole. Republican Poole retorted that Federal Surplus Commodities Corporation—which has already spent 126.243,743 so far this year buying excess crops to help maintain market prices—had dumped J8.000 pounds of oranges for distribution to Orangetown's 221 relief families in three weeks. Also dumped were similar gluts of butter. ?ggs. kidney beans, rice, and—Mr. Poole sourly added—apples. To 7>revent spoilage Mr. Poole had dis- ributed his bonanza shipments at three times the rate FSCC su;,'gest- ^d. Nowhere else in the U. S. was the Orangetown glut reported. In fact, 60 miles southwest at Princeton. Junior Theodore H. von Laue of Berlin announced that he and six fellow fitudentti were collefctih™ table scraps from their eating club"» for underfed Princeton townsfolk already had two families as client* NAMES— OKLAHOMA CITY: Willie Cornelius Rogers, a former Oklahoma village schoolmaster, in pained by the unkind suggestion that multitudes of people voted for him for congressman in 1932 under the misapprehension that he was an ex- cowboy who cracked jokes. He got through the 1934 and 1936 elections all right, but this year he is worried. By this time, of course, news has filtered through to the masse* that the real Will Rogers was killed in an airplane crash in Alaska in 1935. What causes Willie Rogers anxiety is that there are two other Will Rogerses in the field a Connerville doctor and an Okla horn it City draughtsman. Stimulated by Willie Rogers' pol itical troubles, a sharp-eyed correspondent of the New York Herald Tribune last week went through the list of candidates in the July 12 Oklahoma primaries and discovered what amounted to a. trend. Mac- West, an Oklahoma City housewife, is running for Commissioner of Charities and Correction. 8he has eight children, in a devoted Baptist, and entered the race only after the had prayed for a considerable time arid consulted her pastor. The pastor is praying for her every day. John L. Lewis, an Oklahoma City dentist, is running for congress. Patrick Henry, Rush Springs cowboy, and Joe Miller, an Elk City farmer, are running for stale auditor. Others: Joe E. Brown, school superintendent in Dustin. for secretary of state; Robert Burns. Oklahoma f.'ity lawyer, for lieutenant governor; Brigham Young, Oklahoma City engineer, arid Wilbur Wright, Muakogee painter, for congress; Daniel Boone. McAlesler barber, and Huey Long. Oklahoma Cily businessman for clerk of the Supreme Court. VICTORY SUPPLIED— TOKYO, Japan: Although Japan's strictly censored press has been unable to report a Japanese victory or anything of ttae Japanese de- feata in China during the past two months, they were supplied with a victory last week when 12 Japanese waruhips. 20 warplaiies and u. landing parly of 1,000 sailors and marines seized the important but poorly defended island of Amoy in South China. While the capture of Amoy might mean that the Japanese were pre- paring for a push In South China to cut off Chiang Kai-shek's munitions route, most observers believed that Japan wanted an easy victory to announce at home and that the restless, jealous Japanese navy wanted a little glory for itself. —o— BRITISH DROUGHT— LONDON: Various conservative members of Parliament representing agricultural constituencies last week warned that "the British farmer Is suffering this spring the gravest drought since 1815 and that steps must be taken before it U too late!" Less than one Inch of rain had SfKAKCft SA1J.Y- CAMBRIDGE, M«««achn*ettJ: Fan and Bubble Dancer Salty Rand flew tojCambrldga iMt week to address a Harvard freshmen smoker. At the door students gave her a fay greeting. "Thank you," said Miss Rand, "for recognising me with my clothes on." Subject of her speech was "How to be Intelligent Though Educated." Speaker Rand urged her audience to quit "acting like a bunch of ten-year* oldsf tWh**'» your bubble?" cried the freshmen. She advised them to face "brave new frontiers." "What's your 'phone number?" cried the freshmen. "Possibly," said Miss Rand, "you could save this country's democracy by doing something in labor and politics" "Where's your fan?" cried the freshmen. When it was ail over. Miss Rand admitted that "It was a very novel experience." PARTISAN— CHILLICOTHE, Ohio: Mrs. Julia Fitzgerald of Chlllicothe, an applicant for V. S. citizenship papers, ast week was asked: "In a reptib- ican form of government, how is the Constitution changed?" Re- ilied she: "By the Democrats." TIPSY DRIVERS — CHICAGO: Two midwestern urveys on drinking drivers were ssued last week. Records of two Svanston hospitals showed that of 300 drivers who had been in wrecks causing injury, 24% were Intoxicated (at least one part alcohol to 1,000 parts blood). A survey by Nor'hwestern University's Traffic Safety Institute showed that of 2,000 drivers examined, only 4.2% were intoxicated. Comparison of the two figures demonstrated the extent to which alcohol is a factor In traffic accidents. Method of Northwestern survey was to stop drivers at selected points on the streets, ask them to blow up small balloons. The breath- filled balloon was then tested for alcohol on a "drunkometer" developed by Indiana University Medical School's Dr. R. N. Harger. One driver was willing but too drunk, puffed and puffed on the balloon but could not fill it. Helplessly he turned to his wife and said: "Honey, you finish It." READER- SYRACUSE. New York: Filed by Mrs. Julia Dobin with the New fork State Supreme Court In Syracuse last week was a divorce ap- >Iication. Charge: Every night Husband Stephen read aloud from the newspaper stories of husbands murdering wives. IBVINOTON NWS Mi*. Ralph Lag* and son, 3m- mle were week end visitors at the Blmer Dye home at Mason City. Wayne Campbell of Seneca Is convalescing at the Coleman hospital In BsthervHle frotti a recent appendicitis operation. Wayne Is the nephew of Mrs. Ralph Lage and was taken III while working at the Lage home. Mr. and Mrs. John CoX and the Earl Miller family of Burt motored to Austin, Minn., Sunday to help Chas. Cox celebrate his birthday. Charles Is the only son of Mr. and Mrs. Cox. The children of the Chas. Cox family were also present. Mrs. Robert Graham was hostess to the Cresco Embroidery club last Wednesday afternoon, honoring Mothers' tfcy. M«. Q«*am, club president, also presided, the pro- fraffl consisted of a piper Mi "The Origin Of Mothers' Day" by Mrs. Paul WiHe And two solos by Mrs. Ada Hardgrove, namely "Little Mother of Mine" and "Evening Brings Rest and You." LBO nOLOBS of 8t Joe, sixth grade pupil, won first place In the state poster contest conducted by the state dental society in his division. BANKERS LIFE FARM LOANS Low rate, long term funds from an Iowa Company. See me for prompt closing, ao Commission. EDWARD CAPESIU8 Helse BMg. Algona, Iowa 1-tf Now build a stock light tae* cu low CM $10.00 per mil*. On* •ircmd of tu«d barb»d wire on light *takM holds thorn lik« ttoel and concrete. A tremendous saving. Safe six-volt batteries last many months and giro sting that stops thorn. Call for demorutratitm HOBARTON CO-OPERATIVE ELEVATOR 18 EOW-tf "For years I've eaten QUAKER OATS" toy* the "BIG TEN" Commutioner of Athletic*, JOHN L. GRIFFITH. gn*t Amtrlemm mlMttle mmlkfrlly, , /VotfaMl fMUtiat* AlU»Hc AueftmOo* O Alert mothers everywhere give children this warm, cut? breakfast because it bai the extra value of Nature'* Vitamin Bl. ..Doctor's MT_you and the young* tten should bare thif precious ritamui every day to combat nervouioe**, constipation and poor digestion I... Yet this wonderfully wholesome breakfast costs only Vi cent per serving. There's no other oatmeal like and the drought was said to be costing British farmers last week J2.- 500,000 per day. With the grasj shortage forcing them to fling unseasonably large flocks of sheep on the home market, thus threatening to break the price. Conservative Robert Hugh Turton begged His Majesty's government to "keep overseas sheep off the market!" Mournfully replied Minister of Agriculture William Shepherd Morrison: "The Ottawa Empire agreement* do not permit such a coarse. The situation may greatly Improve If there is rain In the next two weeks." PIN-HEAD STRETCHED— WASHINGTON: A medical question that arose in Washington last week was whether to let a pin-headed (microccphalici little boy grow up to be an idiot or to take a chance of making him normal by the drastic operation of splitting and stretching his skull. Neurophych- iatrist Daniel Delehanty Vincent Stuart Jr. found that Alden Vorrath's mind and brain were normal for his tWo-and-a-half years. However, occasional convulsions seemed to indicate that the skull had hardened abnormally and was cramping the child's growing brain Doctors have not been able to prevent or cure microcephaly. A few bold surgeons tried splitting too solid skulls lengthwise from forehead to nape, and holding the halves slightly apart with temporary metal wedges. But baby heads grow most from front to rear. Such operations gave room for a short time only for the side-thrust of the growing brain and moat patients died shortly. Assured of the child's normal intelligence. Surgeon Herbert Hermann Schoenfeld decided to cut the boy's skull across, from temple to temple This Surgeon Schoenfeld did last week, wedging the halves apart by three-fifths of an iricn knowing that near tinsure would close the transverse gap if the child lived, hoping that the brain would grow forward and backward as Nature must have intended. Next day. convalescent Alden Vorrath'u cheerfulness promised well for his future intelligence. —o— TELEVISION'— NEW YORK: Londoners have television in their homes, pubs, and clubs. France ha* constructed an Eiffel Tower transmitter, expects to telecast to the public within a few months. Germans have tele- viaionyequipped telephone service between Berlin and Leipzig, can ring up faces as well an voices. But in the U. S., where the radio industry is private und the broadcasters have to play the game with their own chips, caution has kept television in the laboratory experimental stage. RCA now makes an experimental receiving set which projects into a slanting mirror a greenish, almost lineless image 7'« inches tall by 10 inches wide. NBC ha* a transmitter on top of Manhattan's Empire State Building which has telecast more than 40 miles. But no big V. S. radio group wanU to get into commercial television until the purchaser may be assured that his set will not be obsolescent for a reasonable period of time, and until television shows can command fuller attention than Bound radio now gets. Well aware that the technical vide of television prenenU no more com- plicaBJonj. drawbacks and headaches than its artistic uide. CBS ha* Colurnniat Gilbert 8elde» masterminding the aesthetics of television for it, while RCA builds a trans milU-r to go In the Chrysler Building tower < telecasting range depends on the height of the transmitting an term). For a month NBC has been actually sending out shows several hours a week. NEW SWEA CITY P. T. A. officers were elected as follows: A. H. Schuler. president; Rev. Harvey, vice president; Mrs. Sam Ryitad. secretary and treasurer. Lusby's Drag Store Today many offei grocers I'M sou? a ON A HOT- tpecul price for 2 packages. BKACES-UP/VERVES'& D/GEST/OM TktAiic Hotel f* dhiMed* bi th« center el tk« downtown district-* few sUps to shops •nd siMiMSMnU, Guests *r* *lw*yi ceo (ert*bk In pic****, hoo«lik« room. Ap- prtUbif feed for •nd dinner-tcrved in tht Colic* Shop...G*r*f« r*tci *r* r««en*bl«. 4TH SHEET AT HENNEPIN ANDREWS WE'LL Tell YOU ALL ABOUT IT NEXT WEEK No. 1 How soni£ girl or young Judy between the ages of lf> and J50 will receive a free 8,000 niile, 18 day vacation trip. No. 2 What Algona business firms are /cooperating, and how you can go about entering, or supporting your favorite candidate. No. 3 (Why thin Trip is being given, and also a $50 cash gift to a second entry in this great event. Who Will Be The Queen of Algona 9 s March of Progress Celebration? Full Details in Thursday's Kossuth County Advance and in The Algona Upper Des Moines Next Week!

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