Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on January 22, 1931 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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PAOfi frOTJR .^.« Cmtntfl fttofttttt •NtBtUSD A8 SECOND CLASS MATTER December 81, 1908, at the Postofflce at AI- ten*. Iowa, under the act of March 2, 1879. TERMS OF SUBHCUirnOlC 1— To Koemith county postofflces and bordering pottofflce* at Armstrong, Bode, Brltt, Buf- ffclo Ceh<er, Corwlth, Cylinder, Elmore, Hutchlns, Ltvermore, Ottosen, Rake, Ring- Rodman, Stllaon, West Bend, and •ted, Woden, year .$2,00 I—To all other U. S. Postofflces, year $2.60 •'• AIJj subscriptions for papers going to points within the county and out-of-the-county point* named under No. t above are considered contln- Blng subscriptions to be discontinued only on notice from subscribers or at publisher's discretion. Subscriptions going to non-county points Mt named under No. 1 above will be discontinued without notice one month after expiration of time paid for If not renewed, but time for payment will be extended If requested In writ- Ing AS THE NEW GOVERNOR HEGIWS HIS ADMINISTRATION [S. C. Journal, Abridged.] Gov. Turner lias been Innng-uniteil. There Is a feellnp that the affairs of the commonwealth will bo handled differently. This Is not a reflection on ox-Gov. John Hammlll. GOT. Turner Is a different type and will be different as chief executive. Judged by the message he has sent to the general assembly, Dan Turner has many definite Ideas about how state affairs ought to be handled. If Gov. Turner has his way, there will bo reforms. Particularly is this true with reference to taxation. Tax revision Is by all odds the most Important work ahead of the general assembly and the administration. Dan Turner was elected on a platform that demanded complete revision and an Ironing out of Inequalities. In his message Gov. Turner devoted much argument to Iowa's revenue laws. Apparently, he has made n deep study of taxation, and has strong convictions as to what ought to bo done. His arguments are clearcut, decisive, and forceful. There Is no doubt that he understands the question from his point of view. Just what support his views will have In the general assembly remains to be seen. Assuredly, everybody in the legislature will not agree with the governor in everything. There will be opposition. Out of the melee there Is to emerge some kind of tax reform. There ought to he some kind of revision. Iowa's revenue laws are antiquated. There are many inequalities, and these ought to l>e removed. It will be Interesting to see what develops as the Turner •administration gets under way. THE 47TH SENATORIAL DISTRICT IS WELL KEPBESENTED [Pulo Alto Reporter.] The victory of Francis Johnson as speaker of the Iowa house of representatives was n victory for our senator from tills district, .George W. I'atferson. Mr. Patterson had 'hoped for Mr. Johnson's selection for the last three sessions of the legislature, and had •used his Influence along that line. Another proof of the fighting qualities of Patterson, and evidence of his growing Influence as a lawmaker! A few years ago many of his Ideas, especially the state Income tux, were overwhelmingly opposed. Witness the change! This district may well lie proud of its senator—a man who can take an unpopular issue and make It popular. THE 3IABSHALLTOWX T.-R. AND THE ALLEGED "SOAK 'EM" TAX Our always interesting contemporary, P- A Moscrip, of the Marshalltown Times-Republican, .says: Governor Turner's Inaugural sufficiently outlines the intent on Income tax legislation. Summed up, it is to soak a minute minority while exempting the great moss by exemption and low rates. It our present capitalistic organization of society permits "A" to receive an income of, say, $10,000, but denies to "B" more than, say, $2,000, why is it unfair to ask "A" to pay a larger share of society's expense than "B" pays? In this program the governor Is simply the standard bearer. The system long ago original- Smith was the candidate of the Hammlll Inter eats. With Governor Hammlll himself opposing Mr. Dickinson for the U. S. SenatofShiii, , it would seem too absurd footballer, even ttsprdM to the contrary were lacking, to charge Mr, Dickinson with support of the Hammlll candidate for B °oTcourse, however, the fact Is, so well Known to everyone that how one so well posted politically as Representative Allen could labor underji contrary impression Is a mystery, that Congressman Dickinson was, so far as he could be [vlth political propriety, aligned with the Turner forces. There was, Indeed, no other course open to him, even It the wild supposition that the alignment was against his will be Indulged. This is not overlooking the claims during the campaign that each of the candidates for send governor was working for himself alone. Kd M. Smith, for example, repeated y denied that he was hooked up with Hammill. The Hammlll forces were less outspoken, out no doubt they, too, denied a hook-up. So also as egarded Turner and Dickinson. Naturally no candidate admits a hook-up in such ™* e ; but no one politically experienced is fooled, and east of all. it would seem, could a seasoned politician ike Mr. Allen have boon fooled as regarded the Dickinson-Turner situation In last springs pre- [jrlmary campaign. Mr Allen Is entitled to such opinions of Mi. Dickinson, and such prejudices against that gentleman, as he cares to entertain, but in the >resent case it seems clear that he owes the new Senator-elect a gentleman's retraction Topics of the Times The law enforcement commission's prohibition •eport sufficiently demonstrates that the commissioners, like the rest of us, agree only to disagree So far as immediate results are con- :erned the report will probably have little effect. Nothing would be gained by a further attempt to punish McFarlane, and much would be lost. There is too much else to dp. Politically speaking, McFarlane is already as extinct as the dodo anyhow. Let no further precious time be wasted on him. Governor Turner's Inaugural address made a most favorable impression on both legislators and citizenry. Honesty of purpose shone from every sentence. It was apparent too, that the new governor knows what he talks about and has a definite program. There was none of the •glittering generality" tone in his remarks. Diversion of any part of the present highway revenue from scheduled purposes would be extremely bad policy. Now that we are embarked on the road program we must stick to It till it is finished. Other uses must wait. Three months at most remain in which to despatch the business before the legislature. In view of the heavy program it is high time to ;et busy. Opinions of the Editors Whence Comes law Enforcement! Iowa Palls Citizens—If the newspapers can permanently load onto the taxpayers of the state a big state police constabulary, it will be done. After it is firmly established the same old cry The Colyum Lel*« Nol •« too D-d tartan* • ft r* >TUKE BATHTUBS. I wouldn't care If 1 bathtub was exactly the innic, If all poppfc had them and wonld use them It'g alt right to standardise so long 1 as we stannardlie UP and not DOWN." ,. President Hoover wnn sitting In an old leather rocking chair In the I/tncoln 'study of the White House talking to Journalist Franler Hnnt Journalist Hnnt took down his [the ptosldenfs] words, printed thorn In the February Cosmopolitan.—TIME, the Weekly News-magaiilne, January 10. Ah, our eauve friend Frazler Hunt! Mr. Hunt, It appears, has ceased, to worry about how dry he Is. Quite the contrary in fact, for bathtubs suggest dampness and In his interview with the president he was perhaps attempting to ascertain how moist he is. Let us hope that Mr. Hunt's investigation of the Hoover Ideas about bathtubs was wholly impartial. It would be highly embarrassing if Mr. Hoover were to complain that a merely polite appearance of acquiescence in impossible theories of Mr. Hunt himself relating to standardization of bathtubs and the desirability of universal use thereof should have been distorted for the benefit of the-plumbing industry. Let us also trust that in the course of hie impartial investigation of the bathtub question Mr. Hunt did not conceal contrary views in order to support his theories. It would be unfortunate indeed, and would tend to destroy trusting public confidence in the impartiality of Mr. Hunt's numerous investigations. If it were now to be revealed that he had also consulted, let us say, H. S. M. and had suppressed opinions of that gentleman (whose views on the question are certainly as much worth while as Mr. Hoover's) utterly opposed to bathtubs but favoring showers as much to be preferred from sanitary and other standpoints. At th* Call A Reviewol the IU-*nt tllfcift by T ** _-»• w reason BELATED THANKS to R. H. L,., of the Chicago Tribune's Llne-o'-Type or Two, for a copy of the 1930 Lincbook, inscribed as follows: "To my good friend W. C. Dewel, with best wishes. Richard Henry Little (R. H. L.). And many thanks." In the Colyum's modest library there is one other autographed copy of the Linebook, received some years ago. Also there is a complete set of the other Linebooks. What led R. H. L.'to send the 1930 Linebook? Search us! But J. W. C. is under suspicion. It would have been Iftce his thoughtful, considerate, appreciative, unselfish self to clip the Col- yum's early December review of the 1930 Line- book and mail it to R- H. L. Or maybe the Tribune or R. H. L. subscribes to a clipping agency r or perhaps some reader who read the review sent ft in with an order for LInebooks. Anyhow there is a little story to tell: After that review (liberally quoting- the Linebook) had beeit written, and there wrta no time to prepare a su'tiatitute Colyum, this' warning was discovered':' "AIT this- material in ^TTre Lfnebook' is fully copyrighted 1 I>y the Chicago- Trfbune, and nothing thut appears in it may Be reprinted or used 'B JOtrtWEVED EASTWARD a few nights ago, for the same .«™,jn, we surmise, that folks from Whlttemore, Penton, Burt, Wesley 1 , and Lu Verne come to Algona— Just for a change. We attended the movies' at a largo theater In a city many times the size of Algona! but while the program was good, the sound and reproduction of the film were sd far inferior to that of the Call that the difference was really marked. Which leads us to repeat, as we have eald many times In the past, that we . have never heard elsewhere sound equipment equal to that in our own local theater. T HERE IS BOUND to be a great difference of opinion about "The Blue Angel;" with Marlene Dietrich and Emll Jennings. People go to the movies for entertainment, and the grim story of the degeneration of an elderly professor in the hands of an unscrupulous cabaret dancer can hardly be classed in this category. We still maintain that 'Marlene Dietrich Is a great actress, more appealing than Greta Garbo. She might even, given an.Anna Chrlete, rise to truly 'great dramatic heights, This picture, however, gave her but little opportunity. The sound was poor and the photography only fair. «>-pHE BLUE ANGEL* was heavy A stuff, produced In Germany, with an effective German cast, and the question as to whether you enjoyed ft or not depends entirely oh what type of movie appeals to you, climax in the jrlson pictures you have seen (and •The Big House" was probably the best to date) , "the Criminal Code" gripe you, not only by Its Intense situations and realistic action but by the outstanding -work of the ; two male principals, Walter Huston and Phillip Holmes. The former Wa8 particularly well cast, or else he had never had a chance to show his .blllty before— we have never seen his "Lincoln," which the critics give highest praise. ' Mr. Holmes gave a ;ouching portrayal of the convict who finally won the girl (Constance matrons J owed on auccessio jthef a irtty thai they foU another in such unbroken No matter how many pRISON PICTURES lend them- I selves to the talkies easily, because the clanging doors, rattling keys, and muffled foot-treads of the Inmatps, produce an atmosphere of great realism. Here was a picture, so skilfully directed and so faultlessly acted as to appeal to 1 'practically 96 per cent of theater-goers, 'E ARE NOW BACK to comedy again, .with Marlon' Davles In 'The Bachelor Father". The past week might be compared to a clubhouse sandwich, with Charlie's Aunt and The Bachelor Father as the toast-cover and three rather heavy courses on the Inside. "The Bachelor Father was taken from a Belasco stage farce, and Is an ultra-sophis- W "EIGHT" We are now showing the New Models— Elbert Garage ^ South of Court House AGENTS WANTED lor THE PULL-A-WAY •wtMtio-i ol the Playground tlcated comedy involving tunes of an English lord will go up for better law enforcement. Law en- i n any form without special: permission." forcemcnt does not come from constables. It comes up from people. When people are better criminals are fewer. Here's an Urgently Needed Reform. Toledo Chronicle—The Chronicle believes that if the legislature adjourns next spring without doing something to compel motor vehicle owners to carry some form of liability insurance its members should be prosecuted for criminal negligence. . There Ought to bo One or Two at least. KnoxvIIIe Journal—Lieat. Gov. McFarlane's embarrassment about "looking- after the railroads" Just reminds- one what a splendid thing it would be if the tax-paying: people had someone In the legislature to "look after" their interests. Editor 3To8crlp' mounts Pegasns. Marshalitwon T.-K.—What is the cry that .the breeze carries by, who' are to skipper the bark? Who are the fellahs wlto ftenceforth shall tell "Patterson, Lewis; and 1 Clark." Watch the ship, Governor Turner, lest they set to and burn •er, as they gather to froTie and play; let the kids have their fun, but before it's begun, please lock all the matches awa-y.. Cfte One Authority on That, Please. Humtraldt Republican—Tftere is bound to be great fight in the Iowa legislature over the No permftHion; no time- to get permission; llnotypist yelTitrB for copy. So a chance was taken, and' tlte review was- punlisFrecJ, and no copy of tlie paper was sent' to> E.. H.. L. from this shop, the Trinuirc lawyers lieiiigv ftlg-hly feared therein, and! how it got to him', nevertheless (if it did) we know not, and now UiaB we have evidence of R.. H.. L.'s implied forgiveness we care not. Variation: of the HiibBnrd! Story. DSiftley Gazette.]' That McFarlane letter episode? EeniixiiJJs me of a story told of tha? late Senator- Pettig-rew,. of South Dakota.. In the days.- when: noHMca was politics the senator.- was asked tn; write ai letter. "No," said the senator, "I would' eooneu walk across the state of South Dakota!" The truly big scene, the came rather unexpectedly open rebellion of hts pupils when the old professor appeared in the morning, after a night of debauch But If you found the presentation of this picture a tuft daring- and unconventional, remember It was foreign- made, in an atmosphere where slightly different standards of conduct prevail. I T IS QUITE SAFE to say that on the whole, only a small per cent- age of the',audience- ftere really enjoyed "The- Blue An-gel" The? superb acting- of EhYiT Jarmfngs alone justified the 1 sordidhesa- wf the plot for us. A FTER WINNING' tftel'r laurels in poetic comedy' dramas' of young love (Seventh Heaven and Sunny Side Up), CTrarles Farrell and Janet Gaynor assaiT the oUT-fasVr- ioned melodrama with' doubtful results. There oug-fit to tie no question in anybody's mind" thut this happy pair was badly miscast in "The Slan AVho Came .Baclr." He was a rich man's wastrel' sonr smr a cabaret entertainer;- tlrey are separated and when tliey meet again she is a drug addict and' lie' a liooze- fighter; their salvation through pure love, was the remaiVrihg tfreme of the drama. It is-far too wordy and the action dragged' painfully through the ten reels' of agony.. After the faultless acting; of "The- BVu' Angel," "The Man WKo'Came Back' was pretty tame. A the for- and his three children. The situations and dialog are daring, to say the • least, and the play was certainly for adult consumption only. However, it was cleverly handled, and well directed, and it gave Marlon Davles an op- jortunlty to display her rouglsh :harm. Miss pavles Is not one of our favorites, 'and goodness knows arces are not our weakness, BO the east said about The Bachelor Ffcth- ir the better. SUMMARY of this one week at the Call strengthens belief that the talkies are rapidly coming Into their own. More than that, they are threatening- the legitimate stage to a degree never approached by the sflent movie. Here is comedy and intense drama, brought to the audience with tremendous realism, ful- fmirig all requirements of the theatre, and all for the small sum of 5ff cents or lese. Yet we can all recall frequent occasions .when we parted with a dollar or two, right here in Algona, sat in a draughty opera; house in uncomfortable seats saw an inad'eqtrately produced show and" lilted it. Yes, we are living in a progressive age. T HE CRIMINAL CODE 1 was tiV third of the series of "Heavies' which Manager Rice has given 1 Ms MIMEOGRAPHING — Brom nothing three or four years back we have .built up a good sideline . !a mimeographing. In fact the print era in the 'back shop are a little Jealous, because we do such work and 1 quleker than they can print th lame Joix The printers have an automatic pres*, but our mlmeo graphlr.B machine Tuns circle around it for speed. Bee our offIc 'girl for mimeographed circular let itev» and! peat or postal cards of i Kinds.—Advance. WHAT IS ITT _i SMSftJ-i tMrsffgKWBart^aii a^^'tffiay^^-T-SSaS once There are nrf cogs. Rears or wheels and is SELF-OPERA TING. n - a «f MIP safest oieces of equipment on the playground. Free from | Crating expense and * popular in winter as well as summer. WHAT MAK£iS IT GO? The principle of operation is really one of the things -.hat makes it I so popular. This you will not find in any other type of eq-ipmort. The smallest kiddies with little effort on the operating bars set the machine in motion, and away they go for a safe, thrilling and de- lightfnl ride. The same muscles are exercised.as in rowing, nothing| that will develop a child in a more healthful way. A REAL MONEY MAKING PROPOSITION Sufficient territory is available'in this and surrounding commnni. I ties for the right one to make some real money. Our machines awl being sold in increasing numbers to' schools, playgrounds^ parks and individuals. Price compares very .favorably with other eouipment and they are easier to sell due to their superior popularity. Helpful sales I assistance will be rendered. Will consider part time salesmen oru side line. ' 'I Write this Company, girlnir address and nhone number andI we will explain in detail our proposition. Ton will be under no obligation. | The E. ?; Yaeier Company, Inc. Peoria. Hl}nol» ed in Iowa with Messrs. Patterson and his les ser satellites. And before Patterson it originated in othei states. And before that it originated in the national tax system. And first it originated in the minds of competent economists who made a study of taxation. Credit it to whom credit is due! The governor and Ills kitchen cabinet are In the saddle anil entitled to pnsh things. Exactly, Mr. Mo.scrlp. For once justice won. That is, it won the opening skirmish. The battle is not yet over. Opposition to the gubernatorial program Is not treason; jet the Algona Advance takes time by the forelock to suggest tliut "editors who sup- poretd Ed Smith may be lying In wait to take advantage of whatever opportunity may to wreck the new administration." And for proof, Mr. Moscrip, vide the first T.-R. quote above. Also various and sundry remarks of the T.-R. during the last year and from clay to day at the present time. And the general attitude of numerous other papers (not all of them) which supported Smith, Mr. Moscrip. The Advance may be permit ting- Us Incom tax high blood-pressure to dull Its judgment, o otherwise may possibly have Its own qualms an proposed Income tax. Ktiny portions of the state are against it. It is true that it will eventually be passed on to the ultimate consumer. Ifrother, It's Happening- Right Sow. Sioux City Journal—As; tfte Daisy De Boe trial progresses and disclosures are made affecting the private life of her former employer, Clara Bow, one just naturally wonders whether the "It" girl hae been remineted of what happened to Fatty Arbuckle. arise Globe-Gazette Plans to Support Turner [Mason City Globe-Gazette.] Dan Turner is Iowa's new governor. His is an office of public trust. He is entitled to the support of everybody. To withhold support would be to militate against his effectiveness as a public servant and the penalty would fall not alone upon him but upon the state as a whole. Mr. Turner was not the Globe-Gazette's choice for the governorship. He was opposed as strenuously as we knew how in an editorial way although he received fair treatment in the news columns. That duty of the newspaper transcends all other considerations. We believed that Mr. Smith was better qualified for the office. Whether we believe so now is beside the question. We believed that Mr. Turner was giv- NEW TEAR Those New Yeorr WHS, those^ New "Seair My overflowing} mail" box spills. They tell a tale- of ^squandered dbuplH- Acquaint me witti) tlte sums 1 , IT owe^— Those New Year, bills, those' New Yea3r Adown my spinelttiey wake- tlte 0 bygone days;;. How swift ye> went. With whoopee made- and shekels' 1 sure had one-Biferiuliday; The dance is dime;.'tis time'to'pay;. How void of wisdtant, sense and' wit Is this rude insult;. "Pleaser remit.:' Ah memories or pleasures gpne;, Your echoes faintly: linger oni While louder tliam a:, tocsin's: boomt. Resounding like ttte crack of doomv Reverberating frpmi -the hill* I hear your summons. New Y'eaiv DiMai Algona, Iowa.. GEE).. H. FREE. WE ALWAYS DID THINIC that Noah Webster had a lot; off giffle' to thata ttig Hwoit of his. Now, for instance, he says a critic Is one skilled in judging the' merits of something or other. We have read: and heard] criticisms that have made us doubt that. But tlte- uttter dSiy we read the real definition of the woudv and: we've clipped Noah's out Qf the boote an<4 pasted In the following: "A aritic is a rnaau who can take a clock apart,, but d'oes. not fcruw enough about it to put it togfitber again..";—P*at's Fun,in Lu Verne News; Proving that like us country colyumists the <2III!1«IIIIIIIIIM^^ Mail-a-Want To Fill-a- Because of tile- A**»»«e>g> eo»tjrwMe circulation, want advertising In thU pilfer to exceptionally frtvlnetlTe. At the §«irie time It Is Inexpensive.. Replies efton cost th» advertiser less than a cent apiece. Note—Except long •readera," any kind of advertising set In the same tyne a» th* news IB a "want ad." You "want" to sell as well at bay, yo« "wantr to (rate, you "want" to rent a' house or farm, you "want" t» take cows to pastare, etc. -All such advertising li called "want" ail vert lilnr by newipaperk great strip* cartoonist,. Sidney Smith, digs around among the exchanges till he finds something good 1 and then appropriates it. For Sidney had his character TUda, the maid, springing that same story at Andy Gump's expense in Tuesday's Chicago Tribune, Only 2c a Word Each Week No Insertion Less Than 20c a Week — We Do Not Charge Want Ads — Stamps, Cash, or Check MUST Accompany Order CLIP THIS FORM AND FILL IT IN doubts as to what the effects of the progrun .. . . . may be If It Is enabled to carry to Its objective. lng to the atate i nc ome tax an importance which At any rate It Is unlike Editor Dowel to assume time wlil prov e it does not possess. We believed that the newspapers that supported Smith and that he was accepting support from extremes in oppose and still oppose the tax program of the polltical v | ew point that could not possibly be re- victors are hiding out to murderously waylay con ciled. the new administration. It Is rather a small Bu t the voters of Iowa placed their indorse- type assumption that the general press of the men t upon Mr. Turner and his policies by an state Is a mob of incendiaries. For Smith had overwhelming majority. He takes office with a program and an unmistakable mandate for As for execution. From this time on and so long as vide the he continues in the office of governor, the few other anti-lax reform edi- less it has some good and sufficient reason for opposing him. In no event, will our attitude to- gcucrul newspaper support. No doubts, Mr. Moscrip; no qualms, the will to "waylay," in some papers. "soak 'em" epithet, Mr. Moscrip, and numerous | Globe-Gazette is going to be for Dan Turner unlike epithets in a torlal columns. i -• * Never said the general press of the state is a ward him be based on petty political considera- mob 'of incendiaries, or anything like it, Mr. tions. That's a pledge. Moscrip. The general press of the state is be- The man in office, whether he be township having decently. There are only a few papers trustee or governor, is entitled to intelligent left which endeavor to create prejudice against support. He is entitled to a fair trial and he the income tax by calling it a "soak 'em" tax, | can't have that in the face of constant Mr. Moscrip. DID CONGRESSMAN DICKINSON "SUPPORT SMITH FOR GOVE11N01U Representative Byron G. Allen, usually fair in editorial comment, seems to be dominated by rather unreasoning prejudic occasion to speak of Congressman Witness this latest remark, taken from an editorial in last week's Pocahontas Democrat: At the, election lust November Duu Turner was selected us the people's choice for governor over uu opponent supported and endorsed by the Btandput organization of the state headed by John Hammlll and Congressman Dickinson. heckling. Local observation reveals the sad futility of this type of procedure. In the national situation, one sees an able executive beset on all sides by a group of noisy senators bent on nothing more than obstruction. Genuine accomplishment isn't among their desires. In large measure, they are continued in office by continued unrest, economic and political. Such a spectacle must not be enacted in Iowa. Mr. Turner made his campaign on the state income tax issue and any fair-minded person must concede that the enormous plurality rolled up for him constituted a popular indorsement of that measure. To the Globe-Gazette it is a favorable augury that the speaker chosen for lower houee is a Turner man; it lies in his To begin with, this remark is incomprehensi- power to do much in advancing the Turner pro- ble unless the words "at the election last No- gram . Conversely, an opponent could have done gram. vember" are changed to "at the republican prl- raucn t,y wa y of obstruction, mary election last June." Certainly neither Gov- | jjr. Turner is our chief executive, ernor Hummill nor Congressman Dickinson sup- _ As an able business man and, in the best sense, a politician ported F. P. Hageman, the democratic candidate o£ courage, it is to be hoped that he can proceed for governor, at the fall election. with his program without the handicap of tied But even with this change the remark remains 1 hands. May he be free to give to Iowa the best politically Incomprehensible. Mr. Turner's op- administration within his ability, with . petty jnent at the primary election was Ed M. Smith, po uucs eliminated from the situation, or at least was universally understood that Mr.[held to a minimum. WHO 1AUGHS 1A8T "Who laughs last e'er laughs best," runs the oft Quoted saw. And yet there is reason to doubt It; Experience proves it a fallible law, So listen to me while I flout it. The chap who laughs last, while his digits grow cold, A dirge through his mirthless laugh knelling, Is he, at the banquet, who hears the joke told He came there all primed up for telling. —BYSTANDER. OIV DOC BRADY'S column in the S. C. Journal Friday was devoted to "The Painless Administration of Spinach." It seems that they reduce It to powder now and you can take It in capsules. And another thing which gives us a fellow feeling for Doc: "If you want to bring out my worst nature, just try to shove a helping of mashed potato onto my plate." Which (we hope) will be duly pondered by Mrs. Alien and all the other misguided women who Insist on robbing spuds of their flavor by mashing them and wasting perfectly good cream. The Psalmist, lUy, Docs Get a Little Het Up Now and Then. . [Swea City Herald.] Decision, of the Swea City library board to allow unhampered circulation of Remarque's "All Quiet on the Western .Front" in the community ought to stimulate bible study. This columnist remembers, in his youth, of sitting in a pew at Sunday school and with other boys snickering over certain passages of the bible which discuss intimate incidents as frankly as Remarque does. Common Ailment Among Colyumists. [William Feather.] As I sit at my typewriter, hoping to think of something to write about, a hundred thoughts flash through my mind, but none of them^ seems worth putting on paper. Add Last Week's Best Bou Mots. [Knoxville Express.] The "replacement" Idea of Gov. Turner played thunder with Speaker Joe Johnson. Your Name.-. ______ _ Address , _ _ _., How many weeks is advertisement to run?.___ : Amount enclosed $,__ Note—Write plainly, one word In each space below, Including name, address, and phone. If yon do not want your name to aopear, do not write name In form below but count four extra words to cover'cost of. keeping track of replies and forwardlnir Advertisement must teach Advance by 10 o'clock Tuesday morning to Insure Insertion In regular want column; If received later It may _D_ear else- \vlia>*»- ' ™" SB where. AS THE DAYS begin to lengthen, the cold certainly does fcegta to strengthen. —AJ4BN. Half Rates for County Farm Bureau Members Farmers who are paid-up members of the KossutU County Farm Bureau and their families are entitled to a special One-Cent-a-Word rate, but to get it they must sign the fojlowing '*" MM " i ** Certificate

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