Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on July 16, 1931 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, July 16, 1931
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A WMklf 1*1. YOl- DROP THK TO GO BA.CK TO THIS! Readers politically minded whoe« memories run back to pre-prlmary times will be Interested 'In the story of an old-fashioned fighting; republican convention In Carroll county when the late Sen I. Salinger waa In flower, ad told by Editor S 1 . A. Mpscrip, of the Marshalltown Tlmea-Re- "publloan, In an editorial reprinted at the foot of the next column. This battle was but one of many In Carroll county under the old caucus and convention eye- tem, and not in Carroll county only did such battles occur, but In every other county In Iowa. There is not a township In the state lacking men yet living who can relate similar stories, and In many counties there are still oldtimers who also vividly recall like battles In state and national conventions. Our own county of Kossuth was for many years typical fighting ground as regards bat- .Ming republican county conventions. Not to go farther back, there were outstanding republican battles In 1900 and 1902 which scores of republicans who fought on one elde or the other can never forget. The generation .which has .grown up under the primary system possesses no conception of politics in Iowa as It existed In the time of the preceding generation. Late Young called it a great game, and he was right. In the Koseuth battle of 1900 the principal fig- men not of greAt talent are elevated to high office—as If, forsooth, in tlinw of simitar dearth of political genius the, old system of cUss rule dlfl"not-function in exactly the flame; way! •The primary system occasionally does, It Is true, nominate mlaflts, but that Is not the fault of the system, nor was the case different In caucus and convention time*. No system has ever created genius or ever will. Great men are scarcer than hen's teeth. Within the confines of a single state a whole generation may go by without producing a Dolllver. This was as true In the old days as it Is now, but this generation cannot see It because It lives In the present and does not know what went before. Besides, our times, primary or no primary, do not favor the exaltation of political heroes as previous times did. Add to all this the well known fact that big men are seldom recognized as such till they have passed on, and you have the explanation of why seemingly few great figures have been developed under the primary system. As for the common run of public office holders, there Is every reason to believe that comparison would show • better quality today, not because the present officeholders were named under the primary system but merely because education Is now far more widespread and the times therefore call for the type of men who give better service. M ures wure Gardner Cowles and the late Clarke. Mr. Cowles was serving his A. D. second term as representative. The political rule then was one term and out, but Mr. Cowles stood for a second term. Mr. Clarke had previously served one term, and he opposed Mr. Cowles for the nomination. Harvey Inghnm was chief lieutenant for Mr. Cowles, and Geo. C. Call for Mr. Clarke. The campaign which followed was the most heated and desperate in the county's history. In every precinct there was an Intensive struggle for the delegation to the county convention. Caucuses were called by the precinct chairmen, but they were not all held at the same time and the procedure varied. In some canes a handful Topics of the limes of local politician turned out and delegation, usually handplcked for named the one candidate or the other. In other precincts a sort of primary election was held,, with tickets listing opposing delegations. Towards the last money began to play a part in influencing votes, and it was reported that where money was not used lieer or hard liquors, in some instances, took its place. J^ong before the end the struggle had turned into a bitter personal fight for the mastery. The ultimate decision lay with Burt township, last to name a delegation. The opposing candidates came up to Burt practically equal in delegate strength, and possession of the Burt delegation meant victory in the convention. A township primary election was culled by the precinct chairman (W. C. Dewel), who voluntarily picked J. R. Blossom for the Cowles forces and Frank Allen for the Clarke forces to serve with him UK judges of election. Now the fight became more bitter than ever. Never before had Burt seen .such a battle, never since. Votes, it was currently reported, were sold at £10 a head, and the more unprincipled voters sold themselves to both sides. Burt went for Cowles, who a few weeks later was duly nominated in convention and then served his second term. What has happened In Russia and what is now. threatened in Germany la symptomatic of what will in time face other great nations if wealth continues to resist assumption of its fair share of the burden of maintaining society; and this Is said in full recognition of the economic fact that wealth must be permitted to accumulate In the hands of men who know how to use It skil- fully. , President Hoover said at Indianapolis: "The R. BERFIELD, f Kfi tOWA PAULS fcroeer who seek* to out-Jimmy' Algontt'a Jimmy Neville, has been gallivanting around. Listen to his last week's advertisement in the Cltlten— Howdy folks, I sort of snuck out on you, haven't written a line for 4 weeks, right when Ira [Nichols, the editor] needed the money for. his blgr trip [to Europe]. Hardly expected to go away this summer, really couldn't afford it, but my foot got to Itching terrible bad and when I heard about all that hot weather coming I Just naturally hitched up old Liz, loaded up some groceries and ' beat It for the everlasting hills, had .frost one night -while you all were enjoying about 110 in the shade. At til A Review d t T Jklw by t, H.C EORGE NATHAN, The political and personal animosities engendered in this historic campaign lingered x many years, may nut be dead yet in a few bosoms. Two year* Later they flared up again, in a degree, when a county ticket was to be named. In this campaign Mr. Cowles took no active part, but a ticket commonly understood to represent his forces'included,B. F. Sparks, of Bancroft, •for clerk, W. W. Alcorn, of Seneca, for recorder, and T. P. Harrington for county attorney. As recalled, there was no candidate for auditor on this ticket. On the other side were the late L. E. Potter for auditor, W. C. Dewel, for clerk, J. J. Blshoff, of Lakota, for recorder, and F. M. CurtiSB for county attorney. Mr. Clarke, who undue proportion of taxes which falls upon farmers, home-owners, and all real property holders, as compared to other forms of wealth and Income, demands real relief." Now let the standpat organs of Iowa hasten to denounce the president as a Bolshevist! On his own motion, George Gallarno, of Plain Talk, has begun suit to test the validity of the so-called salary grab law. This is a public service whicli in view of the -widespread discussion of the law in question it was well to undertake. Iowa, says Senator Brookhart, will support Pinchot or Borah for president. The senator would stand better with a lot of observers who would like to support him if he did not drive them off every now and then with rash assertions which everybody know* are without foundation. Iowa will support Hoover for a second term. Replying to an inquiry from President Hoover concerning the proposed German debt moratorium, Congressman Gilchrlst endorsed the idea but suggested that something ought also to be done to relieve American farmers who face foreclosure or mortgages. Mr. Gilchrist is quite right. The mortgage interest rate should somehow be reduced to a figure-which can be met out of present prices for farm products. As a means of reducing taxation it is proposed to consolidate counties. This, it is to be feared, would be jumping from the frying pan into the fire. No scheme of consolidation would work out effectively unless it embraced large territories, and that would involve removal of county government from the sphere of local control. Our trip was Jokingly referred to nj» a honey .moon because my wife and I' went off alone together, what I mean we were together and nobody else waa with us. Oh,- heck, you know what I mean, anyhow when a feller has reached my age a honey moon is no Joke. If anybody cares we had a splendid trip, covered parts of 8 states in a leisurely way, visited a lot of country I had , -never seen before including some of the grandest scenery in Colorado-oil the seldom visited western slope. I wish to thank you all for the way you kept the money rolling In to the store, takes quite, a lot of gas. to travel 4,000 miles and it is high some places, we paid all the way from 9.9 to 30c. We ought to have some cheap flour this winter, Kansas has a wonderful wheat crop, selling for 36c a week ago Saturday. We took enough FAIRWAY, the world's finest coffee to last till we got back. I Just don't like any other brand and wouldn't take no chances. We spent several days in old Santa Fe, we sometimes think of the west as new but Santa Fe was the capital of an Important colony "before the Pilgrims landed and has been- a eeat of government ever since, her governors used the same building for 300 years and It Is still In use- as a museum, -built of mud and logs at that. The oldest church In the United Statee still holds regular services In Santa Fe. Santa Fe-'s streets are as narrow and" crooked as Boston's and there isn't a traffic light in town, no street cars and only two buiUfnge have elevators, you are likely to park your high powered Ford by a team, of flop eared burrow* with 1 what they axil a load of wood brought 'down from the mountains, about as much as you- could! carry in a couple of trips. All of this Is mightly interesting to me bot it ain't selling no garden seeds, next week em? we will have some startling specials, I ain't gtjihg-.- to tell you about them here but I will have my usual artistic hand painted signs in the window- lar dramatic critic- for Vanity and Judge, author of 20-odd books «tf criticism, h«* an article in tfte July torum entitled The Play Is Stitt the Thing, in which he attempts to minimize the Importance of talkies. He says: "But in the talking pictures It Is required Of the apectator, first, that he Imagine the photographs of the actors to be real, living actors: secondly, that he then see them not tia actors but a» characters in a play; thirdly, that— save in scenes photographed from nature — he forget, as in the theatre, that an artlHclalHtudlo set Is artificial; fourthly, that he remit his Judg* ment that it te n mechanical- contrivance which is Imitating the human voices; fifthly, that he remit his Judgment that it Is often the camera and not his own eye — 'as-. In the theatre— that Is sweeping the scene; sixthly, that he adapt his imagination to the wildly multifarious and Wildly' sudden shlfto-bf .locale; and seventhly, that he become used, after centuries, to an abandonment of Aristotelian .unities and at the same time be persuaded by dramatic' effects." THE REMAINDER, of Mr. than's criticism runs along Na- tfte Opinions of the Editors was supporting Potter and Curtlss, was supposed to have the .second ward o£ Algona and the Crefico and Klverdale delegations in his vest pocket, and Messrs. Dewel and Bishoff each controlled a bloc of 15 or 20 votes. Whether it was .so or not. the opposition ticket deemed it necessary to form a combination to insure victory in the convention. In Judge Quarton'H office the night before the convention the candidates and their lieutenants came to an agreement, and next morning their delegations as they arrived were taken before the Judge to confirm the understanding. In the convention the elate was duly named till county attorney was reached, when some of the pledged delegates broke away and Harrington waa nominated. It will be noted that the delegations controlled by the victorious candidate had no opportunity to exercise a real choice except on the candidate to whom they were pledged. This campaign, too, left fitter memories, of -which the democrats took advantage, and Potter and Dewel were elected only 'by narrow majorities. Those were the halcyon (lays of the local boss, the inevitable concomitant of the caucus and convention system. Every precinct had its leader In this first, third, and fourth wards in Ateona, leadership was somewhat divided, but in the second ward Mr. Clarke was almost the un- disputeii master, and in the other precincts of the county there was usually a single boss who had a few lieutenants. Prominent among them as the <vntury opened were Geo. W. Hanna, Lu Verne- C!eo. K. Boyle, \Vhittemore; S. X. Way, Julius r.-unz. and Fred Anderson, Wesley; Al IJite Turner are Rare. Emmetsburg Democrat—At the June meeting of the Baldwin and Nashville Farmers Union at Maquoketa, ex:-Senator Chas. S. Browne said that only once in a lifetime do Iowa voters have such a man in their state house as Governor Turner, because he works for the people. He was praised for paying $60ft an hour out of his own pocket in broadcasting to them. "Ilfng" Has a lllffger Job Already. Hampton Chronicle—Ding- can do more good for the people of Iowa right in his present position of spreading loyalty and good cheer than he can do for them as a member of the United States senate. And, right now, too, it is of untold value to have him right where he can offset the "boring from within" propaganda which the paper on which he is employed allows to be published by about every scavenger news service in the country, Ding is a patriot, and he does not allow any red propaganda to get into his cartoons under the guise of "printing all the Hot Summer Rollers In tlte I'rlntshops. In a sensibly optomistic statement the other day, President James A. Farrell, of the U. 3i Steel Corporation, said, etc.—Lyon County Reporter. We do wish Pa Smith, of the Story City Herald, would lend the Reporter his new Webster's. CRIME DON'T PAY.—Headline Over Clipping 1 in Knoxville Journaf. Well, Mr. Curtis, analyze that, and you have"Crime Do Not Pay." LADY BANDIT WITH ROBBERS.—Headline in Britt News-Tribune. What's the matter with the good old Anglo- Saxon word "womam" Mr. Roberts? Give you $5 to find "lady"'lor "woman" in the WGN or the NIDUPON. Insects, also, can- fly. And we must not forget that the Japanese can span the Pacific as easily as us.—Imitation of Art Brisbane by H. S. M. in Over the Cb'ffee. Bad enough;. Art: may think, to ridicule one same channel of beclouded favoritism. 'He ends with a review of what many have called a rather mediocre theatrical season, himself Included among Its harshest critics. We admit there arc many talkies not worth their salt, but there are also some very outstanding productions which It Is our privilege to see for the modest sum of 50c. And we have witnessed some very .poor stage productions at $2 and $3» We fear the talkies have come to stay despite Mr. Nathan's gloomy predictions. M EN CAL.L, IT .LOVE.Us one of those Idiotic matrimonial conglomerations in which the object seems to be to give evidence that all wives are flirts and all husbands are unfaithful. Every form of nuptial difficulty Is introduced with the Idea of making marriage as unat- tratrtlve as possible. If this is the ultimate gral of the talkiee, at least the domestic variety, then we are afraid-the producers are on the wrong track. Marriage as an insti- tutfon has been going along pretty successful for about 2,000 years, and up- to the present writing nothing better has been discovered. For that class of patrons who have domestic troubles a talkie like Men Call It Hove IB no entertainment; and for a triangle Ih thte e**«) pictures, And certa<ntji> the w<M*t wife bf the three. William PoWell, aft netor" 6t cOii»id* erabte talent, piay* th«i part of a male vampire, art Inrfpld, Impossible role with a horrible plot, giving the entire production a distinctly' of* fensive taste, it Is one of the plain* eM, frankest, pieces M, ttophlsttea* tlon we have seen on the screen* and not much of a Saturday show. At this rate, there won't be much the youngsters won't khow about when they reach the mattfre age of ten or <12. , Jamey Dnrrtcott plays up to th« mtrther, then the daughter, and finally falls really fn love with a third woman (the slcelc Kay Francis). -The husband steps In at this convenient point and obflglngly throws the Don Juan from the top of a. sky-scraper. AND THIS, ladlea and gentlemen, la the plot of Ladles' Man. There are. some subtle bits of philosophy throughout the picture but the action , is eo • halting, the- average ,. dialog so stupid, andnhe situations «w frankly suggestive that any merit the play may possess Is lost In- a maze o shortcomings. The blonde and beautiful Carol "Lombard •!»' hopelessly miscast as the daughter;, and her best scene Is the drunken; one, no credit to'her. dlsap- Take -. imv& jplt >«hWltt«« of the Bap- ' «. . x*d>* 1 4 ..t. A ?lt. *i. i f Wt«V. A. «. ttueser, who ocdi|M«d the to 6f cal pulpit Sunday i arid th* recom- mehdatloii will t» presented to the church nexit SunAty morning. The R*v. • Mrv Hueser is; » comt>aratlve- church Mr. not In which tlTE HOPE NO ONE was W pointed who attended I Tills Woman on our recommendation. After the three feature* of the week, this whimsical •little dudad featuring the rough cowboy and the rich society girl was a pleasant diversion. We still say It was a swefl show whether you liked It or r not. niTERING PLANT WILL BE READY FOR USE AUGUST 1 Work on the new city filtering plant is now progressing rapidly. Tlie brick walls were completed Monthly, and the roof Ing Work "will be finished soon. An effort will be made to start running water through the Plant by August Hi or before, and fn the operations a, short time after are begun a reser Typical Politics in the Pre-Primary Days with an imitation,, but to intimate that one's grammar is so rotten—ah, that's libel! Short Skirts Mtiy Still be Alamode in Sioux City, but in Peterson Their Passe.—Headline in J. W. C.'s Rear Seat. MIgawd! To fihtiJ that one in the most Immaculate column twixit Noo Yawk and Frisco! Away RIM* When "Ulng" Spilled the Be'uns. [Jawn W.. Carey in Rear Seat.] Verne Marshall's reminiscent paragraph about his first trip to Europe in company with a com pie o£ newspaper colleagues reminds us of a near-trip around' the world we took with Jay Darling some- tnvr»nty-£ive years ago. He was just starting, ihi as a cartoonist and this driver was a boy city editor. The big idea was to get up a series of illustrated articles, with the rising young cartoonUst furnishing the sketches andl ourself providing the language. Everything was all.set for the- Eiopoff—then the big bum up andl got married'.. tlie happily married, it is just blah. Why then, we ask, show it at all? A' RATHER NOTABLE CAST features this picture. The suave A'd'ol'pFre Menjou, fresh from his tri- umpt'r fn The Front Page (we assume thfe is a later movie), is the attractive bachelor whose game is married" women. The beautiful blond, Leila Hyams, is the disillusioned' wife, and Norman Foster the misunderstanding- husband. We didn't stay for the finish, but when we left tfte hitherto faithful wife was stepping out with the irresistible-Bachelor and her repentent husband' was' at home, working himself into a- rather. We assume that the wayward: pair were, reconciled and lived' happily ever afterwards. Pictures like this make one believe that George .Tean Nathan is right. voii- of 300,000 gallons will be available:. AS- soon as .the filtering plant Is completed, repair work .on the reservoirs- back of the light plant will' lie started. The city pumps now supply some 300 gallons of water a mimite, and with the ne\v filtering plant supply Algona will have 1 more thvtn a half million gallons of water always on hand for emercency use. This is an Item of impoi-tance,. for it will minimize the danger of such a large fire loss as Spencer's because of a. lack of water • Krnse* to Assembly. County Treasurer and • Mrs. -H. N. Kruse go to- Iowa Falls Saturday to attend the 1'93I assembly of the Iowa Baptist Association, of which Mr. Kruse is treasurer. The session wiir probably last two weeks. Mr. and -Mrs; J. A. Freeh also plan to attend; Bliweroft Man Fined. Leonard Johnson, south of Bancroft; W.TH fined $25 and costs last week- Wednesday by Justice Danson on a charge of drunkenness. He was arrested' at his home by Sheriff Hovey, . v • .. FalkenD.iiner and L. O. Wolfe, Tltonka; Frank Allen (perhaps Messrs. Blossom and Dewel for brief periods), Burt; N. I,. Cotton, Lone Rock; Mike Wc-isbrod, Fenton; C. J. Umander and \\ . F. l,aldi-sy. Bancroft; Charles Wortman and Dr. T a W-uid Lakota (then Germania) ; F. A. Jenk's ami W. A. Wright, Ledyard; Tom Waud Jr. and others, Swea City; Kod Jain, Portland township-, and others scattered in the rural township.*. In Algona there were many who shared 'iredominatinK influence, such as Messrs. Cowles, iJisham, and Call. M. P. Weaver, Mr. Hun-ins; on, L. J. Dickinson, Mr. Curtlss, F. W. Ding-ley. W. C. Danson, K. J. Oilmore, and a score o! others. One would have to consult the i rosters oC the conventions of 1900, 1902, and 1904 to list them all, not only for Algona but for the county it large, and many of that clay who read this will recall names which ought to be included. It was the local bosses and their satellites who ran the (ire-primary caucuses and conventions, the fact which Editor Moscrlp fails [Marshalltown Times-Republican.] The death of Ben I. Salinger, once notable attorney, politician, and judge of the Iowa supreme court, recalls the bitter struggle in Iowa politics more than a quarter of a century ago, particularly a republican convention in Carroll county where excitement ran seriously high, and where Salinger and Warren Garat clashed for supremacy as anti-Cummins and pro-Cummins leaders. Ben took over the county chairman's job. It required nerve the [regular] 'official lacked. To understand how. sharp the contest was, this editor, covering the convention for a Cummins paper, was curtly refused admission to the hall, Contests were brought in practically every township that had Instructed a Cummins delegation and the credentials refused, while those of the anti-Cummins delegations, mostly self- appointed or selected by his opposition, were to be seated. The doors were locked, and the then county chairman stood at the door on THE TOLEDO CHRONICLE believes that' in; comparison with surrounding towns and cities,, large and: small, that Toledo is in. the best financial condition it has been for years.—ffi:. M.. Richards in Toledo Chronicle. Eagle-eyed Alien of the Algona Advance files the foregoing exhibit and asks, "Jawn, JUrwut, what shall we do with this double-thatter?" Welt, we don't want to be either cruel oiv Inhuman, but how would it do to make him stuiy af- after school and write the following sentence 101) times on the blackboard? "Subsci'UJe for John Hynek's Tamil News-Herald. It's- a darn good newspaper." — Jawn W. Carey tn Rear i.ut in his reminiscences of the cele- fin<l thi:- to point hrated O.'irroll county convention. And they ex- Lsted nol in Kossuth and Carroll counties alone but everywhere else in the state. Iowa was ruled not by the people at large but by a set of politicians. Not one-tenth of the common people had the slightest say about candidates for office tni,'h or low. The local bosses named the delegate. 1 * to county conventions, the county bowse* mimed the delegates to state conventions, and tlw state bosses picked the candidates for state offices and the delegations to national convention;; Mere John Doe and Richard Roe had no voice nt all except at election time, and then they were ruled by party prejudices. It was a wonderful machine, colorful to see in action, but designed to euchre the common man out of his political birthright and perpetuate government by the classes at the expense of the masses. Happily, we got away from all that a quarter of a century ago. The bosses, little and big, have for the most part gone their way into oblivion-, and today the people rule. And yet there are on the one hand old men like George Gallarno, ot Plain Talk, Tom Purcell, of the Hampton Chronicle, and Editor Moscrip, who early be- «-ame set in their ways, and, on the other, young jnen like W. Earl Hall, of the Mason City Globe- Oazette, personally ignorant of the evils of the old system, who would wreck the primary and go back to the days of the boss, the packed caucus, the dominated conventions, and the whole system of class rather than mass rule. And their excuse ii that under the primary system some guard. Newspaper men stood with him on the landing above the stairs leading to the hall. W. R. Orchard, then publisher of the Glidden Graphite, now of the Council Bluffs Nonpareil, a strong Cummins man, was among them. The crowd that was milling in the street below suddenly broke, and two by two, led by a broad-shouldered husky from Dedham, a column ascended the stnir.s. There was demand that the chairman guard bo thrown to the lions as the column marched up. Better counsel prevailed, and he was passed down between the lines, trembling, white-faced, anxious to go. The big boy from Dedham net his shoulder to the locked door and it melted before him. The Cummins delegations took their seats. Ben, whom nothing shook, appeared to protest and demand, but the Cummins men organized the convention, named the delegates, and instructed them. Such was politics in those days, when revolt against railroad domination of politics and candidates of legislatures kindled a revolt that turned the statehouse over and brought about much needed legislation. It marked the downfall of Salinger as leader of Carroll republicans and put Warren Garst on the road to the governorship. Those were stirring days in Iowa, precedent to stirring days in congress. It woe later when Uncle George Perkins wrote that great editorial, "Passing Between the Tellers"; that Dolliver made that classic speech on the rate question, an effort that equals if not exceeds Burke's effort In the Hastings trial, which has been a model to students of oratory: when George D. Perkins made the speech as temporary chairman of an enthusiastic Cummins convention; and when Bob Cousins, in another convention, referred to "the rodents of reform." Personal ambitions and political differences later brought about a contest for the governorship between Perkins and Cummins that was as bitterly urged as any campaign between strong and .able men in the history of the state. ^ Cummins is gone on. So Uncle George. So passed the fighting Healys; so Dolliver and most of the able fighting men of politics. But there were gianta in those days. : . You have to know the situation to. get the point of that. Toledo and Tama are- rival up- and-a' comin' towns only a mile apart, each with a doggoned good newspaper, and .recently the Chronicle and the News-Herald undertook 'a wordy debate, about which paper was best, but they had no more than got to going good before their graceless brethren around the state began to crowd the sidelines and laugh so hard that they were shamed out of it. THE QUIPSTERS are still quipping about the banquet of Rear Seat contribs which somebody proposed last winter. Says Damflno Who (having neglected to clip the sig.) in a recent communication: "Come on, Old Bill, Mere Woman, Aunt Sally, G. A. E. The Quakeress, The Observer, Maggie O'Reilly, Autocrat, Ward Barnes, or Man River, Methuselah Himself, Kappy, Lillian, Sez Eye, Mrs. Sez Eye, Will Chamberlain, Jay Sigmund, Roberta Robertson, Benlo, C. K. L. Le Rock, Edith the Gadabout, Flat Fire, Adam's Off Ox, Femina, Jarney, Allison, Mesoist, Cyrenue Cole, J. E. R., Gladys of Sioux City, Alien, Casey of the White Necktie, C. H. P. (Not the Bbok Chatterer), Pan Kakes, Iowa Bill Orto, Speaker of the House, That Mrs. Hadley, Iva Grouch, Eagle C. D., Spotho, Belle the Sat, et al, don your parachutes, and let's go!" SEEMS TO BE consider-l able difference of 'opinion regarding Women Love Once/ The general comment on the street Is words- of praise only. It was the second 1 movie in succession that saw our- exit before the end. The pattern of plot follows that of Men Call It TJove closely—a matrimonial scram- -bl'ed' egg, with infidelity, unfaithfulness, all the' sordldness of married 1 life paraded -before the customers; Is this really what the people want? IN THIS CASE the faithless husband Is an artist, ably played by one Paul Lukas, which adds a note of intrigue because artists are not supposed to be good husbands, being constantly "Inspired" by various women outside the home fireside. Eleanor Boardman, as the wife; gives a magnificent characterization- of what seems to us an exceedingly flat, part for so talented an actress; Just why they protographed her back, in one of the most graceless"shots" we have seen on the screen for some time, Is something which only the producer is able to answer. Several- scenes with her child were especially noteworthy. We are- particularly impressed with Elean-or's voice, which has a soft, full quality that records perfectly, even in the lowest tones. THE REST OF THE cast fa adequate. And so we are "in 1 " for a deluge of domestic-triangle talkies —one follows closely on the- heels of another. Just where they got the idea for the title of this one no one seems to know. After witnessing the show it would be our- grueas that most women love more than once. Attention Farmers HOGS WANTED AT GOOD PRICES CALL 519 Milwaukee Stock Yards.. ALGONA However, appreciative crowds have greeted both of these "love" so maybe that's what the shows, public Eyed Elmer, Marquis of Montrose, L.. Spairtyre, Papnutlas the Areopagite, wants. Perhaps it makes their own lives .seem happier, who knows? L ADIES' MAN is the last of a trio of domestic triangle (It happened to be a quadrangle Instead of Something Should Be Done About This. [Thompson Courier.] Now that the town council has settled the vagrant dog question and solved the firecracker shooting problem, they should enforce the ordinance against chickens running around at large and riding bicycles on sidewalks. ONE OP OUR exchanges refers to divorced and remarried couples as Reno-vated people.— Emmetsburg Democrat. And not such a bad quip either, eh? MR. MOSCRIP. the w. k. editor of the Marshalltown T.-R., opens an editorial with the assertion that "Betug-h ensent etaoln shrdlu cmfwyp vbgkqj themm." We- don't believe U, but it's too hot to debate the question, so it has been filed for future reference, along with (1) George Gallarno's thesis that it was the primary system which denied Caanan to the Israelites and (2) W. Earl Hall's that Jesaup ia really God. —ALIEN, BASEBALL BIG GAME AT CORWITH Friday Night July 17 Sioux Falls, S. D. "CANARIES" vs. CORWITH Lefty Wilson will pitch for Corwith. Come and see a good game. At Cor with SUNDAY NIGHT , ALGONA GRAYS T8» CORWITH RECTAL CLINIC , Ambulant Proctology. Hemorrhoids (piles) and other forms of rectal trouble^ Colon trouble, colitis, constipation. NON-CONFINING, CON8EB- VATIVE, PAINLESS, OFFICE TREATMENT Five dollars per call. Six to ten calls usually sufficient. WRITE FOR BOOKLET Sinus infection, rheumatism, neuritis treated by special methods. DH. R. W. SHULTZ 218-19-20, First National Bank Bldg., Mason City, la. FASBENDER'S STORE ST. BENEDICT, IOWA FRIBAY AND SATURDAY SPECIAL Karo Syrup, 1-2 gal. Golden Crystal ost T per . , 8TATB1MDNT Of CONDITION Of People'i Savings Bank OI > under the !**• ef Iowa, located at a» County of Kossuthr at the close of bu*tn June, A. D. 1M1. WOBOUfcCES LMM an* DtMOUnU, Bond* and Secur- ltlW .. Overdrafts ...... Banking HOUM ............... 1 Furniture and Fixture* ...—;. Othec-real,estate owned Dm from bankVafritlankera, each and cash Items ......... . it. A «./il Total- Resources Post Toasties, 2 for 81c Black Peper, lOc can 5c Olives, quart jar 27c Green Beans, No. 2 tins lOc Kraut, No. 2 1-2 tins lOc Corn, No. 2 tins ~10c Peas, No. 2 tins Pork and Beans, med?, 3 tins g T. and G. Root B~e~e~r~~Ex- tract, makes 40 pints of root beer A-B-C Cake Flour, pkg. Big 3 Matche~s"~6~ boxeVIIIsc A-B-C Lye, per can lOc Apricots, No. 10 tins 5»c Peaches, No. 10 tins ~~~~51c Red Pitted Cherries """gSc Pineapple, slived, No. "io tins o lc Northland Flour, 49~ibs™ tl A-B-C Cocoa, l n>. can New putch Process " 4 Pkg, A^B-C Jello ,_^j INABILITIES Capital Stock —......... Burplu* fund ...............'. Undivided profits (after deducting: expenses) -.....—.. Reserved! for depreciation .2. Individual deposits subject to check Time certificates of deposit Due, clearing; house' ; ; Bank overdraft* ...... —;.: Bins payable with Federal Reserve Bank Bills payabta other than with Federal Reserve Bank ...—. Rediscounts ... . T.50MO 67.51 J.soo.oo mate! Liabilities ...—„ STATS OF IOWA, KOBBUTH COUNTY. 88. We, Martin Rahm, President, and E. F. the tank above named, do solemnly swear tltat™tb. w statement Is full true and correct, to the best o« m.i an« belief. wr| (Bank Seal) MARTIN ' . E. F. RAHM, i Sworn to before me and subscribed in my pr«s«n«b»l WaHan and E. F. Rahm, this 10th day of .Tdl.i',-. ir -* (Notarial Seal.) " E. A Notary Public In and for Attested by Jew. Rahm and John L. Raskopf, Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and! I FRIDAY AND SATURDAY SI VANCO IMITATION VANILLA EXTRACT S COUNCIL OAK CATSUP ICED TEA BLEND 14' OXIMJE i BOTTLE I PINT JAR! I FLORIDA GRAPE FRUIT If you have never tasted this tree ripened grape fruit, served cold, you have missed a lot. NO. 2 CAN____:._.__ SUCEKB BRA 0 Ll\ LS ' Select? e-di Queens. The ideal) nic QUART JAR EAGLE BRAND MILK, can 19c TUNA, light meat, No. % can! Daily Bread gjQPOUNDJ 'LOAPli TWO PORTION VEGETABLES Peas, pork and beans, red; beans, lima beans, and hominy. . PER. CAN, 5c. PER DOZEN __ Tan ROOT'Ug One bottle makes| PER I BOTTLE ------BLACK PEPPER "5S5a1 FRENCH ST, MUSTARD 15 Rich, juicy steaks of finest Sockeye salman. Flat,_ pound can ~-~_> 39c FRANCO! SUPER? BBAND SALMON Choice, finest Sockeye I sauce. Pound can, 3 cans for —-^| Tac-Cut Coffee F( Si bag - 15c TAPIOCA Minute, 2 FRESH BAKED COOKIES Inexpensive f cakes for picnics and home use. Saves . baking in hot weather. 2 POUNDS O7 M FOR — JfC BLACK FLAG Half pint „_ Sweet, tender, Gentleman CQI highest type. REGULAR ELEC, SPARK SOAP Dime pkg. v ~^-* WHITE HOUSE BICE FLAKES Made from whole brown rice. The weather ceyeaj. Per grq PACKAGE ,- T -, COUNCIL 9c 3 CANS Albert. I chers. •^rrfrmm i

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