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the Algona Upper Pea Moines, Algona, Iowa, Sept. 20,1938 fllptta ^ppcr Si * ffioint* 9 North Dodge Street 1 W. HAGGARD A R. B, WALLttft, Publishers Sintered a* Second Class Matter at the Postoff ice at , under act of Congress of March 8,1879 Issued Weekly First Place Award Winner, 19SS, Iowa's Mont Outstanding Weekly, Judged by State University of Iowa SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN KOSSUTH CO.: One Year, In advance $1.50 'Upper Des Moines and Kossuth County Advance In combination, per year _ $2.50 SUBSCRIPTION RATES OUTSIDE KOSSUTH One Year In advance $2.50 Upper Des Moines and Kossuth County Advance in combination, per year $4.00 ADVERTISING RATES Display Advertising, per inch 35n Want Ads, payable in advance, word 2c "Let the people know the truth and the country is safe."—Abraham Lincoln. BEHIND SUDETEN AGITATION Little has been said during the Czech-Sudeten German controversy about the battle behind the scenes. On the' one hand we wonder why Hitler would be willing to plunge his nation into a World War for the sake of the small territory. On the other hand, we wonder why Czechslovakia would want to retain within its boundaries a group of folks whom it seems would cause perpetual trouble. It is not that Hitler particularly is so wrought up about the Sudetens. It is not that the Czechs are so happy to have them in the republic. The answer is one of geography. The Sudeten region is considered rich in mineral resources, but even that is not the complete answer. But, THE SUDETEN MOUNTAINS CONTROL THE KEY TO ALL OF CENTRAL EUROPE. When the Republic of Czechoslovakia was laid out. it included the horseshoe strip of territory in the Sudeten mountains for one reason. It is a natural geographical, if not racial, frontier. If Czechoslovakia controls the Sudeten area, it has a natural mountain defense agnlnst Germany. It has fortified the Sudeten and by holding it, the nation believes it has a frontier that it can defend against even superior military equipment and larger armed forces. Germany, on the other hand, if it controls the Sudet- en mountains, then controls a section from which it could at any time swoop down across what is left of Czechoslovakia, and into Rumania, where there aro rich oil fields, and Into the Russian Ukraine, where there are rich wheat fields. Germany needs both oil and wheat to become self-sufficient Czechoslovakia and her allies feel that the past performances of Hitler indicate he would not permanently be content with the Sudeten territory only; they feel that in a few months, or a few years, the same situation would repeat Itself, only other areas would be his goal. And geographically, such expansion would be wide open to him, with nothing but comparatively flat country in front of him, from the Sudeten mountains into central Europe. The Czech government has done just about everything it can do to compromise with Hitler. If it yields the Sudeten area, it is only a question of time until the axe falls. The Czechs might prefer to fight now. with the Sudetens in their grasp, than later, without them. Of course, the foregoing may be completely out of date by the time of publication. And In the meantime, It's easy to understand why millions in Europe today would be glad to take thi first boat for the U. S.—if they could. "SUCKER" ADVERTISING Last week a promoter of so-called "specialty" advertising arrived in Algona, and tried to sell this newspaper on the idea of selling him space for write. up advertising. That is, the promoter calls a prospect up on the phone, reads him a nice lingo of hooey about himself (which has been used in dozens of other places with different names., and on the strength of the newspaper's name sells him thin splendid "business write-up." The buyer pays three or four times as much for the space as he would pay if he ran the same thing in the newspaper at regular display rates. We turned that proposition down. To us, it meant that we flatly rejected about two pages of advertising, although observation has taught us that such outlandish salesmanship flatters the business man's ego, and he'll fall for it The salesman didn't like it, because he would have pocketed the difference between our regular space rate and what he was charging, which would be plenty. And yet, in our heart, we know that there are 15 to 20 firms in our own midst, who if called tomorrow from some other place, some other town, would fall for the "write-up." We carried th.it type of advertising several years ago. and learned by ex perience. Of course, we ask ourselves, why? We wonder why it is that the honest, straightforward, proved type of advertising is always the hardest tu si-11. In the long run it pays dividends, and saves mr.ni-y. lint still ".-dicker" advertising finds its victim-,. THAT CITY MIKtKKItS' IJII.l. Algona i-i curtain - hcjciks Icy : ,t!ite < 1, ad proportion, tin i If Die city cciuni il ol nil! for auditing the city' altogether cult of reason ; one thing for it to do. The City of Algona .should refuse tu pa; If, after all the talk about tilt- c hargc.,. pay.-, that bill, it is silent udmi.s.iioii that maybe the amount of the bill wa.s all right. We disagree most heartily with the expressed opinion that the city would have to pay the- bill. .Since when did anyone have to pay a bill where tlv.-y had been overcharged? No sir. city council. If you're right don't j.i.- that bill. Opinions of Other Editors Should litiry the- Hatchet Des Muines Kegiv.er: Year alter year, ihoir^h the patriotic. 1 fervor of the men who defended th. union from '61 lo 'U5 glow.i undmimt J. the ember.*, ot hatred grow cooler and die away. This summer, 73 years after Appornattox. veterans of Blue and Gray met ul (JeUybburg in the jomt reunion that should have buried the last of those long-nursed bitternesses. Now—and the moment should be propitious Alabama renews a request for the return of Ihe ila^ of the "Republic of Alabama." held by the state i;l lowd in its trophy cases in the State Historical building among the battle flags captured by northern troops during the Civil War. It in true, as the director of the Alabama .state department of archives and history wrote to an early curator of the Iowa collection, that the (lay haa "no military significance and was purely a museum object." At least It has now no such significance which this state cannot well affaird to waive, as Iowa's part of a gesture that peace prevails between Its citizens and those of Alabama. The glory of the performance of Iowa's fighting men would be In no measure diminished by grant- Ing Alabama's plea, and the historical treasures of that state would be augmented by the addition of a unique object they now lack with no serious loss to our own. Curator Klingaman has declared that the flag can be returned only by act of the Iowa legislature. It would be a more gracious and generous act If performed while veterans of the Civil war still are alive, and while sons of veterans still sit as members of the two houses. * * • Hard to Get Something for Nothing Mason City Globe-Gazette: Joule's law that for every pound of energy expended a pound of energy must be stored is just as applicable to the resources of a nation as it is In the laws of creative power. The resources of this nation are not such that pensions on the basis of the Downey plan In California can be paid. Sooner or later they would prove such a burden upon the national resources as to endanger its financial structure. Alberta, a province of Canada, has learned that a bonus to citizens plan of a larger amount than can be ssfely taken from a locality's resources is a chimera that would soon spell disaster. Support of candidates for government offices ad- vocnting extravagant pension systems will, in the end. bring only disnppointmcnt to the voters beguiled by their promises. • ; • • • •'-,•• "Hop" 1% At It Again Cherokee Chief: Harry Hopkins, while hypocritically declaring that WPA is completely out of politics, goes right ahead putting it deeper and deeper into the mesh of practical politics. Hopkins estimates now that 90 per cent of those on relief are for FDR. meaning quite evidently that they are for a third term for the president. And almost simultaneously announcement is made that within the next few weeks 300.000 persons will be added to the relief rolls in southern states, states in which party strife is running high and votes are needed to carry the primaries for adminstration favored candidates. Recently WPA wages were boosted in the southern states in which the political contest Is fiercest. Never in the history of the country has there been attempted such a bold diversion of public funds to partisan political purposes. Human misery is being made to pay its toll to the politicians who are using public funds to promote their individual political fortunes. How long will the voters continue to fall for this sort of manipulation? • » • Such Wit Is Devastating Independent Conservative: Over in Indiana the other day the republicans had what they called a "cornfield conference." Heh. hen. hen! Two years ago it was a grass roots convention. Hah! hah! hah!. Two years from now it wi'I probably be a hog calling contest. Haw, haw haw! And if the farmer falls for it. it will hehaw, hehaw hehaw.' "TWILIGHT NNAN BE T«£. ROMANTIC HOUR FOR LOVfiRS- T«6 INSPIRATION TOR MANV SENTIMENTAL BALLADS THE THEME Or* MANX FAMOUS PAINTINGS THE ZCRO HOUR. FOR AuTb CRASHES.. SO SIOVV DOWN AT SONOOWrV .' It's All in the Point of View Last week this paper carried an editorial from the Mason City Globe-Ga«ette In which it laid out 11 "ways" in which the administration had to answer to the people after six years. We repeat them again, and add our own bit. Our part of it is the pan after the dashes. It has not recovered prosperity—but even today conditions generally are brighter and more hopeful than In 1932. It has not solved the farm problem—but it has made some evident strides, and serious efforts, toward Improvement, and with a definite Improvement as compared with 1932. It has not reduced unemployment—fit has a million) but It has endeavored to get Into working order a Social Security setup that should have been started 20 years ago, and a revision of working hours to give employment to more people. It has not provided the "more abundant life" which it promised—It has tried, and partially succeeded, in relieving the suffering and distress of millions. It has not cut federal spending—on that we agree but the RFC and the Farm Board were "spenders" without any results. It has not balanced the budget—the American people repudiated Economy early in the Roosevelt administration when pressure groups forced repeal of the Economy act which had cut soldiers' pensions, cut salaries of federal employees and tended toward reduced expenditure In government. It has raised taxes and given the nation little more than a greatly increased deficit In return—the chief raises In taxation have come (when they come) from city, county and state sources; the Increase in federal income taxation has not been large enough to hurt anybody with a job and salary. It has raised the spectre of personal government, of dictatorship—but any government of real leaders haa an «l«m«nt of "pewonaf 1 ways hat; Americana don't go tor Jellyflrt; dictatorship again, but people are still voting f*»ty, It would seem, without being «hot It has assailed the constitution on which the republic was founded—no, It haa merely suggegteja that perhaps changes have taken place alnee in* which should be acknoweledged In 1888 by due process of law. , , ' • It has collected vast sums of money for a "social security" reserve and then spent the money for current operating expenses of government—such funds being secured by government bonds, and draw- Ing Interest, just as private persons with large trust funds will put it out on Interest, and not keep It hidden In a cellar. It has tampered with courts and It has used public money In a spending orgy such as this country has not hitherto seen—perhaps the courts are not perfect; surely they need a little modernizing and Improvement In both speed and justice, and the spending orgy has been carried out In an effort to overcome In six years the mistakes and shortsightedness of the preceding 20 years. The foregoing, of course, has proved little, except that If you are an arch-republican you think the federal administration is all wrong, and If you are a dyed-ln-the-wool New Dealer you tfiing everything It does Is perfect. Neither one, of course, is right. However, and we say this without malice and In a friendly tone, It Is sentiment strongly one-sided and lacking In perspective that blinds issues, breeds almost hateful antagonisms, and tends to keep folks of all views from meeting on a common ground of compromise and gradual progress. Freedom, In Its truest sense, means an open mind. May the future of American journalism rest In the hands of those of that mental outlook. The MARCH OF TIME no. g.«.HT.or>. Prepared by the Editot a of TIME Ttt» Weekly Newtmattnint Taxpayer* Support Third of Population Northwood Index: The federal government i* now sending out checks to a total of 13.333.899 individuals in the way of relief, pensions and relief work. Plain Talk, a Des Moines newspaper, takes the government's own figures of four persons to a family and demonstrates that more than forty million person are receiving assistance. Taking the large estimate of a total population of 130,000.000 in the United States it will be seen that one third of the population is supported or partially supported by the taxpayers. Which mean that every two persons in th«j nation today is supporting one other person. How long can such a condition exist? Once an enthusiastic aviator, Leigh ton Mbbach has quit the air, and become merchandise minded, taking an occasional fling at a week or so of army air corps work. But Lelghton just recently has had occasion to compare his own position with that of two other aviators he met years ago. when they were barnstorming. Marcellus King, a daring flier and one of the trio, now has a modest airplane flying business at Austin, Minn. The third, John Cable, is now a test pilot for the Douglas Aircraft Corporation, and his latest feat was test work on the new giant DC-4, largest landplane ever built. Incidentally, if you want to see how thing* look to the occupant of a stunting plane, get Leighton to show you the motion pictures he took from an army plane, while the pilot was trying to tie it into a knot. • * • When an employee of one drug atari- buy* malted milks at another, it's the height of something or other, but we won't reveal any names. • « • \Vith lit many assorted guns and sundry weapon* as the Conservationists have, it was a dangerous mistake last week to say in an Upper Des Moine-i headline that the Field Day was to be held Sept. 17th, instead of the 18th. But trigger fingers were busy elsewhere, and we're all safe. • • • Rob Laliurre thought we were kidding him, when we told him that we'd overheard a group of young married women remarking on his good look:., hut it was honest Ktuff, Bob. - FOOTBAI.I. SKASON AT HA.VIJ I-asl year we had more furl than anything our Football Guessing content This scaso.i repeat it. We'll run our own KUC.-SC.S. alonjj the games -c hfdiiled fc;r that weelt in the and j,'anies played by Nebraska. Xoire lJ Iowa State. In judk'inx the will be lo Weed out the select to the- ai.-tii!: i/uc.ssir u'lnnc i s pi will be a year 1 to this paper. ei^-ht inrinth-,' .subs and third prize, six subscription. Prizes .v.varded weekly. N r / th ioii[, the folk -t to tin- actua rutinizcd ai,, . Kir.-.t priz buhscriplion second prize, months' will he complete a, they Hi). WASHINGTON MAKES INTERNATIONAL SHIFT WASHINGTON: While Europe with shaking knees found itself-last week on the brink of war, and for- ign statesmen hoped that a firm U. S. attitude would help avert it. President Roosevelt suddenly chang. ed face. Apparently fearing that his and Secretary Hull's recent, repeated condemnations of autarchies and aggressors too definitely aligned the U. S. with England and France if Germany provoked a war, Mr. Roosevelt suddenly lashed out at "some" U. S. editors and columnists, said their interpretations were politically warped, entirely wrong. Specifically he cited a report that Ambassador Bullitt. had said fortnight ago in Bordeaux. France, that the U. S. stands with France "in war as in peace." Mr. Bullitt denied saying that, said the President, advising the press to reread and Secretary Hull's recent utterances. Next day Mr. Hull made public a letter, accepting Peru's invitation to the eighth Pan-American conference in December. Ex. ccrpt: "The nations of the world are faced with the issue of determining whether relations shall be characterized by international anarchy and lawlessness or by principles of fair play, justice and order under law. No nation and no government can avoid the issue; neither can any nation avoid participation, willing or not. In the responsibility of determining which course of action shall prevail." Putting Mr. Roosevelt's and Mr. Hull's remarks together, observeri could only conclude that the U. S. is morally aligned against Germany, and that President Roosevelt—again putting domestic issues above international problems—is anxious to keep opponents from charging In this fall's campaign that the administration is heading the U. S. toward war. ELTIOPE READY FOR WAR BERLIN. Germany: Frenchmen were grimly convinced last week Germany was in the very last stnKe.i of preparation for a war which Adolf Hitler would decide to fight now or later. On August 15, the j 52 divisions of the Germany army had begun a month of divisional training; but it was plain to France that Germany was not merely engaged in normal autumn military exercises. On the Czechlovakian border. And so, here goes for the first week's guesses. These K Dues will be played Friday and Saturday of this week, and of courot wo have to' make our selection a goodj week ahead of time so >)>; easy with us. Many te.-irn; will not open their season:, until a week from Saturday .jo the schedule* are not be from now on Iowa 17, at I,', f. L. A. Iowa .State (0) at Denver I7i. Detroit <7r at 1'urdue <7'. Wa.,hinylon I0> at Minnesota Ohio U. (Oi at Illinois (26>. Don't hit u.-, too hard on those guesses for Iowa and Iowa State, We figure both learns from tlu Hawkeye state have had too short a practice. period, will travel west, and will both be playing under the lights, something they are not exactly u.icd to. We hope we're wrong. Now you make your j;ues.->e.v Replies must be in this office by Friday noon, due to Friday's night games, or at least in the mail. » « » l-'amou-> I -as I 1 ,11110 — Nillr iiu In » ol ruin, the puj»t YVt'fk, and nine inchfH is enough fur an} bod). Field Marshal Hermann Goering haj ,, , reportedly massed 200.000 men; from \ "",. Salzburg military highways were being feverishly constructed, and tins railway to Eisenstein on the fVech frontier was being double- tracked Had: from the borders, the Third Reich was an armed camp, Con- M-rijjts due for di.ii harije tins week wc-re indefinitely retained in the arrny. and all men under fi5 wer.- i forbidden to leave Germany. AH j former officer, and tc. hrii- ian , c,f j the air force Were- railed to the «-,!- j 01 ,- doe lor i were required to rei;- | i.-.ter Iheir vacation addro.-i.ie.'> wilh 'lu pohi" Hundred^ c,f s ,rival. • molor vehie-les '.vere rented <,,• i-- ijuisitiom-d. arid all German film horse-:; which had complele-d th'ir harvest work w--re conscripted by the- army. In I'aris. resolute Premier Kd- iiiiard l>aladier. at last able lo convince Hritain that she- irid reason to feel the gravest alarm, rushed French preparations to fight effective at once, if necessary. Heavy truck.-. rumbled into Paris and dumped .sand at points where it would be handy to shovel into ba^s for bomb .shelters Home 1,:.'i«) DO'; Frenc-hrnen were with the colors for in Fran: •• al .c, re.-nut ; whose training period c-ndc-cl with Air'ii,i received no permission to i it urn home. In Paris Ihe Kcinault fac-tor/ v. .is !iiinii:'_; out Hriny trucks ancl mec-hani/ecj units so fa.-t there wa.> no time !o iiaint the-ni I 'uc-m ploveei ami vacationing bus driver, were registered. Sailor-, of the Fr.-ne h n-r.-v re, ailed from leave, poured into Hresl hv every I rain and bm as i«'! u-arshicw of the French Atlantic- Meet were fully loaded wiMi food, fuel and ammunition. France was sitting litfht to set- if aft'-r H years and ten numths, the Armistice was about to end o— "MAXIM! M C'ONCKSSIONS" IJKNK.S OKFKKH PRAGUE, Czechoslovakia 1 . Citizens of Prague last week stockeJ Iheir private larders against war, wilh canned meat, condensed milk, sugar and candles. In Hrudcany Castle, ancient stronghold on the heights of Prague, Czechoslovok President Eduard Benes faced the crisis of his career The "maximum concessions." which the Czechoslovak Government believed it possible to make to Sudeten Germans, without shattering its own sover- eignity, were promptly turned down fortnight ago by order of Adolf Hitler, and last week President Benes drafted a new plan: Besides offering to reshape Czechoslovakia into a federation of cantons, giving the Sudeten Germans and other minorities "state rights", President Benes made financial and political concessions:, He offered to lend $35.000.000 "on most favorable terms" to stimulate industry in Czechoslvak districts now suffering from unemployment— with about $21.500.000 earmarked for Sudeten districts. Dr. Benes clearly hoped observers were right In reporting recently that what the Sudetens want is a return to prosperity, not Germany. He offered Sudeten Germans and other minority peoples state job.i (including "irremovable judgeships") in the same proportion as their numbers bear to the total population of Czechslovakia. He offered to organize each ministry of the Czechoslovak cabinet so that there would be a separate "section" corresponding to each minority and each section would be headed by a member of that minority to guard its Interests. As his most fateful concession. Dr. Benes offered that in each minority canton the preservation of order should be "divided" between federal gendarmerie in the countryside and two police of the Sudet- en German or other minority faction. Sj Although relying on money—his $24.500.000 offer—to do some talk ing. smart Dr. Benen fully realized that millions of Czechoslovaks felt he was offering such extreme con- re/tion that they Imperiled the state. To reassure the nation, Dr. Benes went on the air with a calm, firm and tactful broadcast: "Our democracy Is proud of having always been a disciplined democracy ... I am talking to all of you—Czechs, Slovak, Germans, and »11 other nationalities ... I believe the German people, as well as the Czechs, Slovaks and all oth- ijrs. desire to work together in quiet ... I have always been an optimist and my optimism today is Kreater than ever. I have an unshakable faith in the state, in its health, in its power, in its ability to withstand pressure, in its splen- f and in the unshakable i spirit of the whole people ... I believe that on the basis of new proposals the government will come to terms with all nationalities and will Knur in'f'p the republic a future of prosperity . . . Let u-c. then, stand firm " Amid the earth-shaking thud of thousands of goose-stepping German feet, gargantuan mass drills with shovels, guns, artillery, war planes, and brass bands. Orator Hitler branded Czechoslovakia as a psuedo-democracy forcibly created by the Treaty of Versailles, vented his rage at President Benes' offer of $24,600,000 as a pacifier to the Sudeten Germans. Said he: "It is not up to Herr Benes to give the Sudeten Germans gifts. What the Germans demand is the right of self-determination (the right to decide for themselves, by voting in a plebiscite, whether they and the territory they occupy shall be a part of Germany or of Czecho- sclovakia—Ed). . . The talks and 'shake down' the WPA workers are without an iota of justification in fact. * * * OODEN. Utah: Pausing In Ogden on a trip east, former-President Herbert Hoover last week announced a series of speeches on Franklin Roosevelt's proposed new Liberal party, predicted that the party would be "more Bedlamite than liberal." Publisher Eugene Meyer of the dignified Washington "Post" meanwhile told guests at a Washington dinner party that the best thins Mr. Hoover could now do for the Republican party would be to take a five-year world cruise. » * * LITTLE ROCK. Arkansas: J. Ros- half promises of Benes cannot go | sor Venable of Arkansas, nn unsuc- on any longer .. . The Sudeten Ger-> crssful candidate for the U. S. Sen- mans are neither defenseless nor! ate. 1st week filed his accounting deserted The opppresslon of 3.500.000 Sudeten Germans Is to end and be replaced by the free right of selfVdeterminatlon. I should be sorry if our relations with other European nations suffered— but the guilt is not ours." — o — AISTRALIAXS 'PRAY" CANBERRA, Australia: Australians were so worried lest war break out in Europe last week that by order of Prime Minister Joseph A. Lyons a "day of intercession and prayer because of the international situation" was decreed by the government, observed in church services throughout the Dominion by all denominations. FIRING ON L ; . a POLITICAL FRONT WASHINGTON: WPA announced la»t week a new all-time high enrollment: 3,066,953 for the week ended August 27. WPA's previous record enrollment was 3,036,000 In February. 1936. Forecast last week were further increase* — unless business takes up unemployment slack — to 3,100.000. Forecast also was exhaustion by January of WPA'» II,425,000,000 appropriation, which is supposed to last through next February. • * * WASHINGTON: President David Lasser of the Workers Alliance l WPA workers' union) heeding the "warning" of Chairman Sheppard of the Senate Campaign Expenditures committee last week dropped plans to collect a S50.000 political campaign fund from WPA workers. But/«aid Mr. Lesser, voluntary contributions from friends of the Alliance would be accepted, and with Its dues income, put to the Alliance's political ends. Wrote he to Senator Sheppard: "You know full well that the campaign against us in the press encouraged and abetted by your 'warning,' has reached new heights of unprincipled slander. You know perfectly well that the charges that we Intended to 'coerce 1 , 'mace', or of $683.90 primary campaign expenses. Item: "I bought one 25c watermelon for a few persons at a store and divided with them this delicious, juicy melon." * * » CAMBRIDGE. Massachusetts: Officer Thomas H. Leary of thcCnm- hrldee police force, nominated with, out his consent a few weeks ago as n dp|i»"fite to the Democratic state Convention, last week continued try- ins; to comply with reeulatlons for- hiddlne officers to seek elective of- ftrp. Beside his slogan. "Be Wary of Leary". he announced himself n rnn-Fu.ilon candidate running on a NPW Dealearyous platform, asked voters for cigars, made faces at bivbies. — n — NEW TRANSCONTINENTAL SPEED RECORD NEW YORK: Lofty was the niche shared last week by Gordon and Norrls Blodgett, 21 and 18. of Hollywood. Into a downtown Manhattan telegraph office clacked Gordon and Norrla with important-looking documents In hand. "Stamp our papers, quick," said Gordon. "We've set a new transcontinental roller- skating record—seven weeks, three days, four hours and two minutes." Carrying packs labeled "Hollywood to New York's World's Fair on Roller Skates" they had crossed the the U. S. without accepting a hitch, had worn out 192 wheels, had arrived seven months, 33 days early for the opening of the fair. Honored at Surprise Party LuVerne: Florence Hof was the happy victim of a surprise party at her home Thursday afternoon. The occasion was her birthday and the friends who came In to honor It were ladles of the Evangelical church. The afternoon was spent socially. Rectal Diseases (Piles, Fissure, Fistula) Varicose Veins Hernia (Rupture) I give special attention to th« treatment of these diseases by ambulant methods, which means that you can be up and around and lose no time from your.work except for the few minutes you spend taking treatment in my office once a week. Dr. S. W. Meyer, D. O. First Floor Sawyer Bldg. Formerly in General Hosp, Bldg. ALGONA, IOWA 29-tf Will Reenter University Bancroft: Frank Baker returned to Iowa City Saturday where he will soon resume studies at the University of Iowa. He had visited the past week at the home of his parents. Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Baker. ELECTRIC FENCER WITH AMAZING NEW FLUX DIVERTER One wire on light stakes holda livestock like steel and concrete. A Tremendous Saving on posts, wire, gates, time and labor. Safe six-volt batteries last for months and give sting that stops them. Call for demonstration. HOBARTON CO-OPERATIVE ELEVATOR 18 EOW-tf HI'SSIAN •\VII,I." ASJ) "WAY" GKN'KVA. Switzerland: When the .'''.'. iet I'nion'., Foreign Commissar Maxim I.itvinoff was reminded by • •.' respondents last spring that <V,e-c ho:.|ovakia and the .Soviet Unto:. have no common frontier and >.a , reared how his country could I'll-- ibly go to ('/.echo.Slovakia's aid ii: ca e of war. the f 'onimU.-.ar t-x- clirni-d: "Where lhere;'s a will 1 here's i way V Commissar Litvinoff knew without asking that anti Communist Po. land would fitxht before allowing Soviet troops to pass ovc r its territory to Czechoslovakia. Since German absorption of Austria, however, I'ic tator Kinx Carol of Kumania has become friendlier to the Soviet Ciiion. le.ss friendly to (Jermany. I'.uriianian and Soviet delegations .'' a League of Nations Council meeting in Geneva last week allowed the fact to leak out that Com- lai-ssar Litvinoff and thu Rumanian Foreign Minister were di:,i:us:,- iiii', the pas.ssk'e of Soviet planes and | iionp.i over and through Rumania; ii: c a:-,e Czechoslovakia is attacked. HITI KII SAVS •I SHOII.n BK SOBBV" NUREMBERG. Germany. With I.Miu.ouo (lermans armed, mobilized and ready at the frontiers of their country to attack or defend. Adolf Hitler mobilized another 1,600,000 Germans in Nuremberg last week. He then proceeded lo turn the annual Nazi Party Congress into a great atep by-step building of war fright throughout Europe. The evident object was to bluff Czechoslovakia and her friends into thu best possible deal for the Sudeten Germans and thus give Hitler another triumph to flash before bin people. Plllllllllllllllll^ The whole U. S. A. has been talking about it. You've been waiting to see it. It's here at last—You are invited to see •3S 1 Kossuth County's First Showing of I yss ass Swedish Modern fj Furniture | A complete ensemble consisting of everything for the Bed s Room, Dining Room, and Living Room are now in display in our windows and on our sales floors. If you are looking for Something that is different, Something with real beauty, Something that will give real service, Something that is all quality, Something the whole nation is wild about you will find it in this first big showing of Swedish Modern at Richardson's Furniture Company We»t of Court Hou» A City Store With Country Price.

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