Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on March 10, 1932 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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^AOEFOTJR Itmfttttf) ^^ ^^^ *^W^.»*a4A»tjL'.*i«tf4 > f »- —' -*' '^si •HTBRBD AJfWoND CLASS MATTES ttobMhbef «!„ 1»&8. at the PostpMloe^at Al&, under the act of March 2, 1879. and politically to the same throughout the state tys well. clad* clseWhere TEEMS OF StTBSCIlIPTIOtf J—To Kossuth county postofflces and bordering postofflcea at Armstrong, Bode, Brltt, Buffalo Center, Corwlth, Cylinder, Blmore, Hutchlns, Llvermore, Ottoaen, Rake, Rlng- Stllson, West Bend, and $2.00 •topics of the Times TheColynm !***• Not Mi too D-d •ted, Rodman, Woden, year ••—To all other U. S. Postoffioes, year $2.50 ALt. subscriptions for papers going to points •Within the county and out-of-the-county points Mined under No. 1 above are considered contln- Blng subscriptions to be discontinued only on '•aotlce from subscribers or at publisher's discre- "tlon. Subscriptions going to non-county points :mot named under No. 1 above will be discontinued without notice one month after expiration «C time paid for, If not renewed, but time for .payment will be extended If requested In writ- •WHEREIN WE SOLEMNLY DISCUSS SENATOR DICKINSON'S FLOWER VOTE Editor W. R. Prewitt, of that excellent week- 'Jy, the Forest City Summit, attempts no answer 4o the Advance's defense of Senator Dickinson's •rote against the Costlgan-LaFollette $750,000,000 ' "flole" bill ($375,900,000/10 the states for direct lioor relief and $375,000,000 to the states to re- Opponents of the 'primary nominations system 1 have for many years charged that republican results were Influenced by democratic votes. This will be a good. year to compare primary election returns over a series of years and see whether they throw light on that question. This time the democrats have fights of their own from U, S. senator and governor down to county offices, and the ojnly way they can Influence democratic results is to stay on their own side of the fence. Much of the ballyhoo at county tax reduction association meetings centers on lowered salaries for officers and deputies. This would get the taxpayers nowhere, for such reductions canno be enough to show up on receipts for taxes What is needed Is marked reductions in the up per brackets of public expenditure, and nothing else will suffice. Because New York, Pennsylvania, Illinois, and a few other states pay the bulk of the federal taxes, the Chicago Tribune calls the rest of the states "beggnr" or alms" states. Coming from the bankrupt, politically lousy, gang-ridden metropolis of Lake Michigan, that's certainly rich. Many Iowa newspapers have lent space to the childish charge that Senator iBrookhart is no longer an lowan because he owns and lives In a home at Hyattsvllle, Md., just outside the District of Columbia.' Stuff and nonsense! ,He could live in China) and still maintain a legal residence At the Call ot *e Ree«f t«lki» b» H.C. city Hove unemployment by building roads), but he •does complain because no attention was paid to •*. contrasting criticism of Senator Dickinson for -voting in favor of what the Summit termed "Mrs. Hoover's $50,000 flower bill." Well, there were three good reasons why the -Advance said nothing about the flower bill vote. '"To begin with, we knew little about It, whereas we did know something about the "dole" bill. Secondly, it Is poor strategy in editorial debate to confuse readers by attempting to crowd more 'than one argument into an editorial. In the third place, frankly, we didn't consider the flow- ~*r bill criticism worth answering. If Editor Prewitt will give the matter a mo- ••-inent'a thought he will probably agree with us -that to devote serious attention to the flower tSbill vote as contrasted with the vote on the lm *dole" bill would be like yoking a mouse and an •TO together to pull the plow. One involved an -appropriation of a pittance of $50,000 (pittance in the sense of comparative expense); the other -of 16,000 times as much. One called for an expenditure that would have been considered minor 100 years ago; the other for a single item repre- •enting three-fourths of the whole expense of -.federal government only 20 years ago. Let Editor Prewitt go farther and figure it 'out on a per capita basis. Fifty thousand dol- 'lars is 5,000,000 pennies. There were 120,000,000 -^people in this country in 1928, according to a ^bulletin just released. Therefore the flower ex- -penee per capita is one twenty-fourth of one »«ent. If we take five persons to the average •family, then the whole family expense is five .-•twenty-fourths of a cent, and it takes five fam- •ilies to pay a single cent. We may be pretty ."hard up in this country, but certainly a. cent for •every 24 persons is nothing to get excited about But now let us take the "dole" bill and figuri 4t out the same way. Divide $750,000,000 by 120, •»00,000, and you arrive at $5.71 per capita, o $2«.56 for each family of five. And that's a siz mble tax, especially when one considers tha aprobably millions of families could pay nothing :*« consequence of which the tax against the res -wouki be that muQh {higher-, perhaps two J*hree times as much..' Of course It Is to be understood that the ta •to cover the flower bill will not actually be co! =3ected per capita, nor would the "dole" bill hav so levied. The flower tax will doubtless b out of general revenue, and the averag ifcmlly's share will be infinitesimal in the nt ->*esTee, for the government's principal source o vtacome lies In the higher brackets of private in -oome, and thus the share of the rich is man =3U«ne3 that of the average taxpayer, though eve ,1*0 the flower tax will be felt by no one. As re :«ards the "dole" bill, however, the case would | »ve been entirely different, for in the higher in Iowa. Nor does it.make the slightest difference, legal or otherwise, whether he lives inside or outside the District of Columbia. There Is great variety of editorial opinion concerning the new drivers' license law. Some editors seem to expe,ct it to exercise great influence towards reduction in the number of automobile accidents. The better opinion seems to be that It is just another fool law which will achieve nothing except a little more public revenue and considerable private inconvenience. There's a new federal law providing for loans to farmers who need feed 'for starving livestock, but as usual when the government ballyhoos alleged relief for agriculture it is tied up in such a quantity of red tape that few farmers will be benefitted. But farmers are by now so used to that sort of thing that there will be no complaint loud enough to be heard at Washington. O L' DOC BRADY, In Tuesday's BIOUX <juy Journal, dlscuesed the perplexing question, when 18 a man Intoxicated? In the Doc's learned argument and conclusions we decline to get Interested, but If he can find a neighbor on the Journal's editorial page who is willing to give a practical demonstration he might prescribe for him and after a due Interval try having him repeat a test suggested In a Chicago Tribune dtepatch dated February 21 quoting Justice Howard, of Montreal: "The defendant," said the Justice, "should be asked to repeat rapidly: 'Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers, wffere's the peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked?' "If the defendant can say this correctly and rapidly," Justice Howard concluded, "you can safely say he is not Intoxicated." Well, Well, Folks; Here's That Pawling' Enigma Only Soiled. EXHIBIT,-A Pa Olson in Story City Herald—Editor Dewel conducts a special column In his Algona Advance which he signs, mysteriously, "Allen." His readers must have often wondered what the signature meant, as Dewel Is anything but an alien. Now the. mystery is solved. ' It Is .the name of his wife, spelled backward. Her name Is Nella. Reading some of the stuff in his column,'we suspect that the good wife'must sometimes suspect that her spouse is .taking her name in vain. EXHIBIT B I N TMB MARCH FORUM, appears an artocVb'y Daltbtt^r^mb'rf en- tUled Frankenstein in Hollywood, and In editorial comment the following note Aheds an Interesting sidelight on the author: '.His flMtt article, published a year ago, was a tirade against George Jean Nathan, which aroused that gentleman's favorite comment," Last week, In thin column, we reprinted another attack of Mr. Nathan on moving picture audiences; this week, we give space to a few pertinent remarks by Mr. Trumbo." Says this gentleman: "As It stands today the cinema is spoiled for the masses and not good enough for the Intellectuals. Cavier and roast beef have been mixed In the same vat upjon the: mistaken theory that the >mess will be sure^to appeal to all who have palates for either Ingredient . . . Popular pictures untlnctured with philosophical considerations or thought-provoking problems must be produced and sold to a popular audience at popular prices. And quality pictures uncon- tamlnated by. the emotional pap Which hitherto, .has been, added for, the sake of popular appeal must be produced {for ^quality.-t audiences: at quality prices;. ..-'.• No .present literary critic will consider Harold Bell Wright seriously, yet the same gen- end* with everything rosy home. tonriffNMi 4TAtfW atf»VWy» 1 •«*»•. Hgrre, St|Uaw Man is an ekhn., 'iranKne». 4 i'A'"-j ! » »At, *&., zsaj&ttf lxti,.s,i 4 «iiiK»iiiiui,*4 «.,. £ . Dor ! Cecil by that We are afraid we rathe* misled our readers, When, a few weeks ago, we saW the final reels « this talkie In a Chicago theater ana. Jumped at the erroneous conclusion that this was one of Ruth Chatter? ton's best. We are Wrong; this w tripe—movie tripe,' deaf reader* which brings the capable and tal« lal J. W. C. in Rear Seat—W. C. Dewel signs his sprightly personal column in the Algona Advance "Alien." As we understand It, his middle name Is Cornelius; when he was a boy this was shortened to "Neila," and "Alien" Is "Nella" in reverse English. ented Miss Chatterton no spec credit. Even the women dldnt Mke It, so what kind of review would ybti expect from mere men? U NION DEPOT will not be on any of the lists of 12 best pictures of 1&32. It will never get four stars In Liberty—tn fact, It will probably never even be considered by the entiles as more than an average talkie. Nevertheless and notwithstanding, It is as interesting and completely enjoyable a show as anything we have seen In a long, long time. You, Mr. and Mrs.' Algona Audience, probably attended Union Depot and enjoyed it. It Is an tnter- Son*, Voice jb» the tyt *f h<i Ciiiban theme sdng, 01% the same name? is "Wealing, *** though We have listened to It for months'over the radio. It te one of those, lilting dltMe»* Which seem to ' popularity the more you ,, TO , ,..-h—until, finally, flome day? It simpiy.'curte up and' dies, ared' grow Opinions of the Editors Why Senator Brooklmrt. Is Opposed. Albia Union-Republican^—This- newspaper Is pposed to Smith W. Brookhart. Our opposition oes to fundamentals. We think he is a dema- ogue. He is destructive. He has brought noth- ng but ridicule to Iowa. He has not represented is party nor the state. His alleged progressive- sm lacks the sincerity of Norrls and Borah. As Seen by a Hardshell Democrat. Knoxville Express—Brookhart has two oppos- ng candidates in the republican primary—Louis look and former attorney general Cosson—and wo clowns—Galloway and Eickelberg, to keep he crowd amused. Cosson comes the nearest to •eal opposition, but he will not make the grade. Senator Brookhart will be renominated. Speaking of Farming- the Farmers. Cherokee Times—MIlo Reno, apostle of reform who violently denies charges that he has been receiving $17,600 a year in salaries, modestly confesses that he has been getting only The Flapper Gets an Earful and the Farm Editor an Eyeful. [Swiped from W. J. Payne's Hook.] Near Pocahontas last Thursday a farmer who learned that we hailed from Algona inquired whether we knew "Alien." Somewhat guardedly, we admitted acquaintance, and then he explained that his wife's sister, now Mrs. W. L. Boyd, of Pocahontas, was "The Flapper on the Lino Down at Dobberstown," whom the Colyum used .to feature when she was running her column, A Little Bit of Everything, In the West Bend Journal. It was "Allen," by the way, who christened ,her • "The Flapper," and she adopted the name for her column signature. • Well, nothing would do but that the newlywed farmer and his wife should take'us to town to meet "The Flapper," and we were glad to go. We found the Boyds living in an excellent modern home on their own "farm," a single city block, right at the edge of Pocahontas. The day being cold and stormy, we didn't explore the premises outside, but in the house Mrs. Boyd showed us an IS'-year-old orange tree bearing a half dozen large, ripe oranges, also a rare variety of cactus and other plants, all thriving, and we could se that she was not such a dub at housekeeping as she delights in making out. tleman will rip to pieces a cinema designed to appeal to the very people who read Mr. Wright." In other Words, to make a long story short, the talkies In trying to •please everybody have 'found .themselves in a bad way and have ceased to please anybody. But critics of the moving pictures must not forget that the talkies are only an Infant, still liable to make mistakes and certainly not to be compared with the stage, a husky adult with many hundreds, nay, thousands of years of traditions behind It. The talkies have .revolutionized the entire industry^—have diverted emphasis from pantomime to' the < human voice and the 1 '*' kindred >'• emotions; they, have introduced- a quality of .intelligence not required in the old silent days. Perhaps Mr.'Trumbo's suggestion is sound; at any rate, If may -spike some of Mr. -Nathan's guns for awhile. B ABIES WAS THE SUBJECT of our Sunday*afternoon's sermon at the Call. Time was when having children belonged in the category of "sacred unmentionables"—now it Is fairly common on both stage and screen. Even that wise old bird, Mr. Stork, isn't as much .as referred to in this latest Ruth Charterton mess, eating, not to say exciting, 'picture, with all the atmosphere amMure'of one of' our huge, n "metrop011tan railway stations...,It starts off with; a "bang"; the very opening scenes hold and grip you; the camera "ej>e" •flits over a crowd that loiters, loafs, hurries, tarries, In this great melting pot of humanity, and here IB com'/, edy, tragedy, humor, and .pathos women Into apattern which constitutes the woof and warp of everyday life. You are. transported bodily Into a seething, broiling, caldron.of restless,'hurrying humanity. Union Depot catches your fancy, holds -your Interest, and sends you home happy that'rthe end of It. Juet now, It Is in the flna^l stages, not yet having breathed -Its last. Incidental music by the" -Orchestra is well done, and Mr. Tlbbett seems to have modulated his Voice »o i« blares' at you less than In some of his earlier pictures. The .young lady who plays the part of thfe.'wWe Is as nearly a complete "wash'-out" as anything we Jave seen In pictures for uome time. We didn't get her name on the cast, and she wouli not Inspire one with enough curiosity to find out. That the merry, carefree Lawrence Would marry her only seems to prove the old'adage that It takes air kinds of •people "to-make a-world. After'all Is said and done,, this j», eye-and,-*ar, enterfsElnihent, and ae such perhaps fills' the void left by Inadequate plot, Inferior direction, and halting ac' ofplo(. : --TU are too many characters, too situations, too many __id e | concentrate interest on any son or any one incident. The Ing scenes In England are over! .phflslzed'" to the detriment, n..... real story, which takes place (n wide-open places of our own \ Welt. In this latter location- vef-y al<- Is Charged with eVen the sheriff has the eye of a schemer. There are some gorgeous shotal the' cactus country that wo can "< West," some fancy horseback ing, and some good acting i.j many stars who take part; somehow the .thing gets In it* own Intricacies— there are many threads to follow, too characters to keep track of, much atmosphere, too much.ot erythlng. They say that Mr. Mille spent more than a dollars to make this picture, in these days .Of depression ig much '' money. So we may catj TJie .SquawttMan as "too n>uch | t'ure', 1 ', and .let It go at that. IS A VERITABLE] gal- «xyr«f stars In The Squaw Man »joWa-dozen in the. firmament, BO to apeak, headed by the gentle- irtait-verterner Warner Baxter and •the impetuous, warm-blooded Lupe iWAWe didn't stay fop the final .Jnes-'iA'thto great picture, but up to the time we left the Call Lupe was Just a meek, self-«acrlflclng Runs for Senator, Paul' H. Anderson, of Ha: near Fort Dodge, who -was cratlc candidate for congress years ago against F. C. oil has. announced candidacy for' 1 democratic nomination for .the L senate Ini the Webstor-Calhoun] trlct. ^ Representative Marlon : f Caulley, Lake City, Is seeking | republican nomination. ^brackets it -\vould have been high enough to re<«ct on industry by reducing means of employing •SfcCbor and. so v offsetting, the bill's • very object of srolleving unemployment by devoting one-half of appropriation^ to -the employment of 'labor to roads. nothing herein is intended to suggest that un- .'U>oceseary or extravagant appropriations are to abe excused because they are small. Mony a iroickle still niaks a muckle, and every unnecessary appropriation should bo ruthlessly denied. 3Jut if we are so hard up that the average fam- •>3& cannot afford an infinitesimal fraction of a -cent to provide flowers for the private and so- "«ci*l needs of the First Lady, then to be consist- »«nt Editor Prewitt must deny the average house- •awife the expenditure of, say, 25 cents (or 600 the per capita appropriation for the First for flower seeds wherewith to beautify Jfcome and garden. This may be reducing Editor .Wrewitt's criticism to the ridiculous, but he in- -•wited It, and in the matter of editorial controv- *«csy we exist to oblige. We close the argument with the statement -tJiat while we are not familiar with the precise -Object of the flower bill, we suspect that it cov- -i«ra merely the annual upkeep of the White SHouse gardens. The president and the First are obliged to entertain at state functions, flowers play a part in such events, just as ••ftliey do in social affairs at Algona and Forest 4-fflty, the difference being that White House ••vents ai-e of a comparatively gigantic nature, WJertainly our people would never deny to the 3»resident and his wife the right to use flowers t,st such affairs in the way and to the degree that are used by the heads of other governments world over; our dignity and standing de- it. Probably, too, it is cheaper to raise lithe flowers in the White House gardens and "•conservatories than it would be to buy them ifnom dealers. If Editor Prewitt desires further information the White House gardens, let him hunt up recent article in the Saturday Evening Post •which tells of them back to the days when Folsom entered the White House as the of Grover Cleveland. And let him, in view this discussion, ceuse to complain that the ^advance has ignored his criticism of Senator $14,000, with an additional allowance of $10 a day from three organizations that do not pay him a regular salary. Cutting Expenses vs. New Taxes. Estherville Daily News—Instead of the sales tax, which it is agreed will yield about $625,000,000, it would seem infinitely better for congress to clip $625,000,000 off the budget. More than that could be pared, and still we would have more government than we need. Iowa Needs Constructive Senator. Traer Star-Clipper—Brookhart has lost thousands of supporters by his obstructive efforts. He seems to be against nearly everything favored by his party. Iowa needs a constructive leader of influence in the senate. It's Time to Quit Hoarding. Logan Observer—Take your money out of its hiding place, put it in the bank, write checks against it, start it moving. In that way pros- perity'will be restored and we'all will profit. Money in the mattress draws no interest, but it may draw the attention of some of the gun-toting hard guys who.will take it away from you. Better have the fun of spending it rather than losing it by the 'robber route. Reftsbn .Enough for Reduction. Emmetsburg Democrat—As was shown by Ed A. O'Neill, president of the American Farm Bureau Federation', in an appeal to President Hoover for lower salaries, the taxes paid in 1913 were 6.4 per cent of our national income, while a year ago the total cost of government had mountec to 14.4 pe;- cent of our national earnings. In 1913, bur per capita.-tax was $22.66—$6.92 fed eral, $3.11 state, $12.63 local. In 1930, the tota amounted to $93.21 per capita—$28.19 federal $14.33 state, and $40.73 local. Mrs. Boyd confessed that she had never met 'Alien" and had no idea what he looked' like, whereupon we solemnly assured her that he is a massively intellectual giant with a charming face, figure, and bearing, and we are pleased to report that she seemed to be duly impressed. Anyhow It AVas a Vivid Demonstration. [The Garner Leader.] In a demonstration of how not to use a skinning knife or something of that nature, Phil Wilson, manager of the Jorgensen meat market in Garner, sustained an ugly wound on his right hand. called, for no good reason. Tomorrow and Tomorrow. The pains of childbirth --can't be any more acute than what we suffered as we agonized with Miss Chatterton through what seemed endless reels of piffle and drivel in what might be termed and contented. Is that a big order? Listen to these few words of explanation: .'C ! Young Douglas Fairtwinks and the Inimitable Guy Keebe, two "bums," steal an Information clerk's uniform and become .implicated in a' series of .hair-raising ad'ventures, r invplylng a. gang of-counterfeiters; Joa-h Blon- "d«ll, enacting the most genulne^role of her rather varied career, is swept Into the picture asi a strarid'ed chorus girl, and the adventures of the trio of so-called "waifs" provide the plot of the show. Added to the motley .throng of mothers, fathers, children, waitresses, street walkers, and human driftwood who float In and out of great city depots. There is riot a moment of flagging interest, not a spot in the picture when the action drops you down. It is a study of human type, human emotions, so realistically done and so skilfully directed that you are unaware that you are sitting in the Call—it almost seems that you have been away on a trip. If you are fed up on sex .and triangles, try Union Depot on your .frayed nerves; it's the best tonic we are able to recommend. C A L L •An honest effort to give you only the beet! Regardless of price or conditions. ALWAYS • A TOP SHOW! a domestic tragedy. The dialog is almost nauseating— so dull, trivial, and absolutely without rhyme or reason. of the story. But we are getting ahead On Making Public the County Aid List Well, Then, It Was Clipped Eyether From Ward Barnes or Damflno. [M. C. G.-G.'s Eye Observing.] I am making use of the following contribution, to be sung to the tune of "Good Night, Ladies," as a matter of helping Alien of the Kossuth County Advance out of an embarrassment. In his most recent column, under the heading, "Well, This Ought to Pain Hoarders nil They Give Up," he claims to have grabbed his effusion out of this Eye Observing department. Now the fact is that Mr. Eye up to this time has never before set eyes on the -lines. But f Alien says he saw it In the Eye Observing de- lartment—and he has said that—I'm going to stick to hie-story by presenting'it. Such'is 11 the fraternal bond between us journalists. .And here is the contribution—of uncertain parentage: [Dollars, we will roll along, v etc], £'*>'•' ROY A. JARNAGIN is always getting into some fuss. .Recently he wrote that in the Hotel Savery's dining room at Des Moines he hadn't seen a single woman smoking a cigaret. Whereupon sundry females, offended by the inference that women who smoke are graceless, took him to task, and George Gallarno, of Plain Talk, had to run to his defense with the explanation that Roy didn't mean anything, because he Is just a pipe smoker; and George wound.up with this quotation which all seasoned pipe smokers will endorse: Here's to a friend who is steadfast and trusty, A friend of the days that are mellow and ripe; Whose soul is an ember, whose virtues are lusty— My blackened and odorous brlarwood pipe! Gale (the husband), played by the late Robert Ames, : is fond of. horses, corn soup, and his wife, in the order mentioned. The key to the situation seems to be a baby, a. curly headed boy—as If babies could be ordered like a new gown or a package of Wheaties. Appears now a suave Viennese doctor (Paul Luckas) who makes a specialty of children—pardon the inference; no harm meant. Well, the baby comes, It is HER baby, and—we blush to say it—the doctor's. Such Is the sophistication of our talkies. When the boy falls from: a horse and' lies at death's door, the doctor saves his life. Miae Chatterton already^ has her'coat-on,' ready to fly ->jrtth (the doctor, when sounds from the 'nursery bring her to her senses.'• Love and Duty triumph, and Tomorrow and Tomorrow T AWRENCE TIBBETT is not a •L/ movie idol in the sense of puU ting romance Into realistic parts. In a strictly romantic role, where the plot Is a sort of fantasy, like ; the Torch Song, he puts the thing over but in The Cuban Love Song there is too much of stark realism -to be convincing. True, the music is delightfully soothing and the settings easy on the eyes, but the talkie lacks something—perhaps direction: \Cer tainly Mr. Tibbett has had enough experience on both stage and screen to be able to.put almost anything "over," with the proper incentive. The Cuban Love Song 1st a story of the marines, the comedy action, centering around three characters Mr.. .Ttbbett, Ernest ; Tprrence. an Jimmy DuranteJ(w.fth ; ihe big hose. They' land' in Cuba,''where 'Mr," Tib belt, falls'desperately ln : love with nattee, girl, played with considerabl charm by., Lupe Valez. This youn lady puts a lot .pf sex. appeal ; int . . . ,iv, . • v • , Thursday, March 10 2:30 matinee, 10-25c. Booked for those who like laughs! It's a laugh show! JORYNA HOWLANB LOUISE DRESSER MINNA GOMBEL . in "Stepping Sisters" ' Frolicking, footloose, footllght ladles. Blundering In high society. Friday'and Saturday, Mar. 11 * 12 2. Matinees Sat., 1:30, 3:30—10-25c t's ,:the best show this season, for ttie family! WALLACE BEERY JACKIE COOPER ' BOSCOE ATES IRENE RICH ; - j n «xhe Champ" Beery doing- a father role. H was "the champ" to "Dinky" Jack! Cooper. We're proud-to show this one! Sunday-Monday, March 13 i and 3 o'clock matinees to 5 o'l 0:30c; night -5-7-9 o'clock, It) It's a corking show. CHICK SALES (World's greatest character i DICKIE MOORE LOIS WILSON in EDNA FERBBR'S • "Old Man Minnick" "The Expert? Chick comes to live with h!s| 'amily.. Picks up an orphan! pal and ruins his son's wife's] ram for social worker aspte It's one you should see! Tuesday and Wednesday, MM. 2:30 matinee; Tuesday, 10-2| 2 big,,show8 .for price of ( « "2 extra big attractions!] LIONEL BARBIMOI KAY FRANCES POLLY MOBAN MADGE EVANS In "Gnllty Hands" Warning I Don't tell the ( A mystery . marvel with a| derful cast And The Second Big Fe An excursion trip to the of the South'Pacific ocean. trip with the camera men n a' picture with native people | treat, ItW called • ^ "Tabu" ::::::::::::::::::::::!::::: HMckinson's vote on Y*T bill." "Mrs. Hoover's $50,000 flow- WHICH MAY ACCOUNT FOlt BENNETT'S ANTI-INCOME TAX VOTE "Bennett, candidate for lieutenant governor, •xistensibly hails from Monona county, near Sioux '•City, but though his legal residence is there toe =te now in fact chargeable to Polk county, where £&c is a member of the law firm of Brunk, Ben- ouett, Hassett & Janss, 0es Moines. Doubtless She intends to change his legal residence to Des s noon as the lieutenant governorship 4B decided. This may account for Bennett's amphibious on the state income tax in the last Gen- Assembly. He joined the law firm last just after the session closed. It is a fair •anterence that for some time before the end of 3_he session, if not from the beginning, he knew athmt his future Interests would lie with the ur- vctal county of Polk rather than with hie past naffiUjtlnnn In rural Monona county. •jpor what it is worth light is thus thrown on jOteanett's equivocal stand in the senate on the tax. Pretending to favor tax "reform, he out against letting the income tax bill to a vote without the county assessor rld- Tfeie tfee strategy which would naturally &*» both politically and profeealon- Interests bom « , [Traer Star-Clipper.] The Algona Advance says: "Board proceedings on page six include a new listing, in which all recipients of poor relief are named. Heretofore the proceedings have listed only the name of the person to whom check was made out, customarily the grocer, other dealer, or landlord. Now the warrant is listed, and directly under It Is an itemized account of the person or persons benefitted. The board of supervisors does not by this publicity intend to cast reflections upon any persons worthy of aid. The county willingly cares -for all such cases. There has been in the past, however, a few cases where persons not needing aid have applied for It simply out of a •grabbing' instinct. Up to the present sucli cases have been protected from publicity. "The supervisors, in ordering publication by name and item, believe that the taxpayers, who must make up a deficit of more than $5,000 in the poor fund, are entitled to know on whom the benefit falls. It is also believed that some persons who do not need aid will get off the list if publicity in the proceedings is certain." The advisability of printing the names of per•sons who get aid from the county has been threshed over time and again by Tama county supervisors in years past, but they have never deemed it best to give such publicity. There are good arguments on both sides. We all know there are people unfortunate and destitute without fault of their own who are too proud to accept county aid, even though theli names are not made public through the press They suffer in silence. There is no question that their numbers would be increased were list of all people given allowances published in thi official proceedings of th« board as will be don< hereafter in Kossuth county. This [Tama] county would undoubtedly profi by such publicity. There are "people now receiv ing aid from the poor fund who would not apply were their names to too printed for all the! neighbors and friends to read. On the other haw innocent and deserving persons would suffer Borne of those most deserving of public ai would starve rather than accept it. What is best? These are days when taxe should toe cut wherever possible and wise. In th past 20 years the coet of the poor outside th county borne has wore than doubled, while th expense of the honjo rune arounfl $6 a week for each Inmate, net, or above the receipts Should ve adopt the JCo8su.th county system "Away Back When" an Iowa Farm Was Not a 1 Liability. [Britt News-Tribune.] W. H. C. Mantle, Orthel land owner but for some years a resident of Britt, too young to be called an "old-timer," too old to be "youngster," has seen good times called a and bad, prosperous times and times of need. Looking through some old papers a few days ago, he I found a letter, and the more he read it the more e slipped into pleasant dreams of other days, iere's the letter: Wesley, Iowa, May 31, 1020—Please find en- losed check for $1,416.80 for your oats, delivered] y Mr.- Thompson—1,000 bushels at $1, balance f $463.04-at 90c, today's market. Trusting you ill find this correct and satisfactory, we are, espectfully—Farmers Co-Operative Society. ENCOURAGING THOUGHT for the day for oung men who are not brilliant students: Dan Turner was one of five sons. He had a hard ime getting through high school and was the inly son hia father decided not to send the col- ege. Four brothers graduated from Princeton university. Dan is the only governor In the amily.—J. W- C. in Rear Seat. Which, Jawn, suggests the w. k. pome about :he old farmer and his wife who, with tears streaming down their withered cheeks, pointed .0 a letter from a son in a distant state, when a neighbor asked the cause of their grief, and sobbed: "Bill's been sent to the legislature, but he doesn't say what fer." So Tills Is How the Assessors Arrive at Actual Values. [T. Pipe in M. C. G.-G.] Mr. Sharp, general assessor from the city hal was a business caller in the North Light suburbs this week. He thoroughly explained to us the new method of arriving at the taxable valuation of city property. "It is very simple," he remarked In a well modulated tone of voice am pleasant smile, "We multiply the outside dimensions by the inside circumference and deduct the hypotenuse of the dining room table If any. The mortgage is then added to the elze of the lo and the property Is assessed as near as possible at its actual value." I HAVE DOUBTED a lone time, and I con tlnue to doubt, whether any word In the English language is as persistently misused as "uplen did."—W. Earl Hall in Eye Observing in Mason City G.-Q. Banzai, Mr. Hall! And while you are atoou It, give that sycophantic wpr<j "ladles" fo; "women" a fast uppercut. —AMEN. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday ^^^= and Saturday NEXT WEEK The Penslar Nation-Wide One Cent Sale is for your benefit. You buy any item on this list at regular price and get anotherjust like it for one cent. This is to advertise Penslar preparations «& to" ftllW ?° u to prove for yourself how good they really are. TbePenslar company co-operateswith *ow Store in tW» one-cent sale, which will create thousands of new users of Penslar products aad also give pr^ent users this benefit. , . e " See the large circulars for details. If you haven't oni call at the store and get one, this is the well known) original Penslar One Cent Sale, LUSBY'S DRUG'ST , Drug* and J«w«lry ; f^ _ E

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