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, -i srt*>i.< IMmmt ^* fr.2t'-> V. , j,,*l>W ' ^^..' r( .^,', A Weekly jewniitftfer Fovnlei In IWl. JBWBRteD AS SECOND CLASS natter December Si, 1908, at the •*B«toffice at Algona, Iowa, under 4k« «ct of March 2. 1879. U.. ''" BEFI/ECTIONS ON THE SENATORIAL RESULTS In a dispatch from Des Molnes to Tuesday afternoon's Fort Dodge ^Messenger It was remarked that if mt least some of the forces behind .'Weld planned to use him merely to ;*hrow the senatorial nomination tato the convention they overplayed .•their hand. For such forces, if any, the TBUlt Is the grimmest joke in the • -jmlitlcal annals of Iowa, At that •they probably take comfort in the thought that anyway they have got S-M of Brookhart. .JBut Brookhart may yet upset the -apple cart. If he carries out a •threat uttered a few weeks ago. he 'Will run Independently, and in that wvent Murphy, of Dubuque, the democratic candidate, may be 'tilected. In fact Field, even without Brook- 'tart in the race, may have his •troubles in overcoming Murphy. The wet sentiment In this state has undoubtedly grown powerful, and against the notoriously dry Field it anay vote en masse for Murphy. 'Murphy showed surprising strength in this election. Taking a longer view ahead, Jfriends of Senator Dickinson may consider what the present elim- of Brookhart may bring When Brookhart lost to ination Bibout. :Bteck he turned around and defeated Cummins. Brookhart will not 'BO out of office till next spring. He .•will then have three years in which Ao campaign against Dickinson. In •view of Brookhart's pugnacious Sighting qualities, it seems not only possible but probable that he will ••eize the opportunity. Waving all these possibilities aside, and assuming that Field will i>e elected, what have the farmers and other liberals gained by substituting 'Field for Brookhart? tField is a small-town seedsman -who grasped an opportunity afforded by the radio. It is not questioned that he is a shrewd business •man. Is he anything more? Is he a statesman? Up to now Field has taken only the interest of the ordinary citizen in government. Therefore he knows •comparatively little about it. Statesmanship is a trade, a profession, the eame as anything else. For success •it demands long years of training A. farmer cannot turn himself into a business man overnight, nor a lousiness man into a farmer. Nor can a seedsman make a statesman out of himself in eight months. As a statesman Field will probably remain a good seedsman. • It is the Saw of life, and after middle age it Is usually immutable. It was liberals, mostly, who nam- '•ed Field in Monday's election. From -their standpoint, have they made a Yankee trade? We doubt it—we who disagree fundamentally with Brook•hart in many ways. No informed man can soberly say that at his best F5eld will ever fill Brookhart's shoes as a militant liberal. The national icause of radical liberalism has lost one of its half dozen chiefs—slain try his own tribe! THE VOTERS "WERE POSTED ON LIEtlT.-GOVEENOH Next to the battle over the TJ. S. •senatorship, the most spectacular •fight in the republican primaries • .was waged over the lieutenant-governorship. As this is written Tuesday night, returns from 2235 out ot 2435 pre- cints give Clark 157.S80 votes and Bennett 153,600. Clark thus has a 4ead of 4280 votes, with 200 precincts to hear from. Clark would have to lose an average of 22 votes plus to on either ticket ireH&ted. The' only distressing thing is'that so ' many other good candidates had to" be counted out. ' , • WHI DID 100,000 VOTEttS SUPPORT LONG! Many Observers were prepared for every eventuality, state and local, in Monday's primaries save one: despite rumors which perhaps ought to have put them upon warning, they never envisioned J. W. Long as an even contender for the republican nomination for state auditor. They cannot understand how. or why it happened. The argument that contributed more than anything else to Brookhart's defeat was nepotism. Yet nepotism Is not a crime, unless made so by statute. "Where not", fir- bidden, It Is generally practiced, and always has been. But here was Long, found guilty of official peculation. and suspended from office. Why was the public conscience so tender In Brookhart's case and so callous in Long's? How could 100.000 voters in Iowa condone Long's record? It is astonishing! Astounding! It is enough to turn the stomach of the most faithful supporter of the primary system of nominating candidates for public office. How." can the people expect honesty .in 'government if.they will hot rebuke a public servant removed from office under such circumstances as attended the ouster of Long? Such a thing might be expected in a boss-ridden, corrupt ward in Chicago or -New York City, tout it is humiliating in a state like lo-.va. It would, in truth, be unbelievable but for the fact. Here In Kossuth county no fewnr ^"^323 votes were cast for Long, irrt-^x .. g reasonlng .behind Or was there aViy? these votes? And if there was none, should people who will not post themselves on candidates and vote accordingly be trusted with the ballot? It is suggested that the people thought it was a case of the pot calling the kettle black. But Fischer the other leading candidate, cannot be called the pot; he had nothing whatever to do with the accusations against Long. Was Governor Turner the pot? Then why did the same voters who supported Long turn around and endorse Turner overwhelmingly? Was Fletcher the pot? Then why did the voters re- nominate him? This case was, featured in the newspapers week on week. The investigating board was of unimpeachable character, competent, painstaking, patient. Its conclusions were inescapable. Acting on the report, and in accordance with sworn duty, Governor Turner suspended Long. Yet today the governor, despite his great vote in the primary, must justly feel humiliated. Upwards of one-third of the voters of Iow a have told him In the MEMORIAL DAY STIRS MEMORY OFOLDTIMER By Nellie 0. Bowyer. Hollywood; Calif., May 30 — Memorial day! What -'memories It brings to me of the Old days, of, the Intensely patriotic day In the !old home town, when, as a member of the "Woman's Relief Corps, 1 met In the forenoon, with other members and the members of other patriotic societies, at the G. A. R. hall. The march to the Call'" opera house, following the Sons of Veterans and the member's of the G. A. In military order, perhaps led by Doctor Morse, Collie Chubb, or Doc Dailey as marshal.of the day; the patriotic program; the address, usually by one.of the local ministers; Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, perhaps be given by Daisy .Laird or Charlie Chubb; orders read by Captain Dodge, Eugene Tellier, Coleman Chubb, or Mr. Laird; perhaps a quartet consisting of Cora Setchell, Clayton Hutchlhs, Dunt Smith, and me, singing Tenting Tonight On the Old Camp Ground. After the exercises, the rush home for dinner, perhaps with guests; a stop at Sam Patterson's grocery for a couple of boxes of strawberries. Then; leaving the dishes, hurrying back to the G. A. R., hall to form In line again and march to the cemetery. We would wait for the long line of school, children to pass, in the earlier days. The W. R. C. would sometimes march behind the G. A. R.; later carriages were furnished; then, still later, automobiles. How well I recall the parade with colors flying, led by the Algona Military band. It was al-. ways an impressive scene. Parade to the Cemetery. Many of the small girls wore white dresses. As the weather was usually unsettled, and, as Uncle Lon Kennedy often said, we could as a rule look for a frost the last of May, my children were not allowed to dress in that fashion, no matter how much they teased. We had the controversy over again every year. Edith used to say they would have to wear their winter things till the Fourth if we didn't have "settled weather" before that. From the way children dress today, I suppose there are no,more family arguments of that kind. K& ' Ot another t ir»Ct,s* Farms," Harry sAid:,jt;was*th« «*ta« thing, & fiy»toy<htentv%6h*fne^,«n^ tie'hoped these promoters'would, be sent after th'e others. .' < t At Perrts, out tost atop, we pa«sed thh tract. Al) *f iis got out and walked to the trees. Under a few leaves we found frozen fruit." *h« Flgadota differs from other figs in thaf the tree Is cut down in, the fall to about lo or 12 Inches above 'the ground, and then makes _ a new growth In the following summer, i saw one tract on high, frobtieaa grbund'where the trees were already four or five feet high five or , si* weeks ago. Concerning the Ftgadota Fig. 'The Figadota fig is most delicious and has neither seeds nor skins; but I shall buy mine canned. 1 don't know the prices nsked for tracts In Homeland, but 1 have been told that Algonlans who were here for only a short time made Investments there t and for the benefit of others ,1 have tried to be explicit. •Land at Frigidota has sold as high as $2500 an acre. I know a buyer Who paid 11650; another who' paid $2,000. I have gone on. many real estate trips, and I could never understand' why. anyone would -pay such exorbitant prices in a certain tract where all around there, are thousands of similar acres which can be bought at' low figures. -There seems to be a real spell to galestalk. However, the people who buy are usually unsophisticated tourists on their first trip, 'mostly women. What wifs It we used to call mid- westerners who went to Chicago and bought "gold bricks?" . Was it "Rubes"? California isn't the only place! tt»lm Spflft&S, and tne$ have' built many* lovely, horned there/ mostly Spanish, witri red tiled'roofs. The water 'is Impounded in reservoirs fe~d -by mountain'springs.'There are many cacti gardens.- What ln4Uns Mire On I On the 'line 'of ttie Indian • reservation we paid 25c each to* enter and drive Into > the canydh where grow the palms, after which the re; sort Is named. j(s I could see- no tillable land, I asked',the Indians Wnat they lived 6n, and they replied, "Bread and butter!" They speak good English. This kind of palm doesn't gro\y In arty: other 'place in My Palm Villa a Resort. aunt from Long Beach Gwendolyn also spent last Week al Palm Villa. We•' took advantage of the Warm spring weatlher nearly every day. We were only 45 miles from the famous resort,' Palm Springs. The season, however," was over, and most of the , hotels 'were closed. We visited the El Taijuitz owned by Fritzy Ridgeway, , who used to be on the stage with Claude Norrie. It is of Indian ' construction, with Monterey furniture, and She^orfr'ayr evM VMfi_ ftgv Ttte swarthy kerf >d*rM and the ••• rath'eV colorless' ' DoUgl'ai'ad'd little"" to the paf,ty, »«d the pill te so ihcredlble that one' must needs cdrteenttate dh.'toirte. other fe'ature-M^hich may 1 account for our siSdden' "yen" f6r Lup6. * j •Part ,|wo of, tHe pro'grarn, West, or Broadway, concerns a' • ''gin,' toiar- riage" and features John' Gilbert and Lois Moran In an orgy Of night clubs ahd wide-open places. The plot is eVen .more Impossible than that of The Broken Wing, and there Is no Lupe'Velez to intrigue Jaded the world, and It', ,1s':'-. a where it.came from.. There Is an opeh space 'between the mountains'and running streams, I was tempted to take off my sihoea and wade. I'did have,a drink of the; water., A 'building where curios are sold was closed,. ;tttat a iranger iwa* there, and Tie allowed us' to eat lunch on-actable on the,porch. He also gave me a cane he had cut from a palm branch, It is;light but strong, -and grew->in sections 'like, a bamboo. The ranger said he could trot ,up, the steep mountains like a dog, but he never, wants anyone, to go with Mm, as no one can keep'up. There was only ; one other car fit sightseers there' tlhat day, but some Sundays there are up to 1500. . Mrs. French • Coming Home. , Mrs; S. B. French leaves'for Algona .tomorrow^ evening, -and Cddney and her daughter ;Jane~ will ' leave after the 17th inst;, when '• school closes. ' '••'' - • .. In a letter Mrs.-Charlie Waldo, St. Paul, tells, of a luncheon "she and her sister, Mrs. .Mary Johnson, gave for their'sister,'Mrs. Martha Means. Mrs. Marsh Stevens and her daughter Harriet, and Mrs. Myron Schenck, and a^daughter were there. On sitting down .to table,. Harriet Informed the rest the day. was ,lier mother's 86th birthday, and added that Mrs. Stevens looked so well •that it was hard to believe she- had reached that age. mystery sensibilities. True, El Brendel IS there, with his Swedish humor, and he seems \more '; refreshing ,tha« usual,' which .strengthens 'our belief that 'this, must an older release, for his later attempts have been rather pitiful. As is the .case in all slumming parties, you come away with' the feeling 'that you have been playing with dirt, but that .'somewhere, in the great' canopy of the heavens, the stars still shine, the cool breezes of hope still blow, and ,the God- dee's of BeaUty still sits enthroned. Thus "hope, springs eternal in the human breast," and "all's well With the world.". . . ; ' ACHIEVEMEN DAYISHE LD 1 ballot box that he erred. At the Call Theatre A Review of the Recent Talkies by T. H. C ._e 'precinct to fee counted out. These are doubtless rural precincts, and inasmuch as Clark's candidacy appeals particularly to informed farmers it does not seem likely htat Tae will lose. It is always difficult to arouse ^public interest in state offices below the governorship, and this is perhaps the first time since the primary system was adopted that a re- epectable percentage of the people understood what was Involved in the campaign for lieutenant governor. At that it was from the first an •uphill climb for the Clark candidacy. Senator Bennett entered the 3iets earlier, he had the better organization, his publicity bureau was able and indefatigable, and every fiaily paper of consequence in the etate was for him, not to mention a Creat number of ably edited week- Jies. As late as two weeks ago Clark seemed beaten, and when Mr. Clifton, the Register's political writer. was here last week Tuesday iiight he was unwilling to concede tiim even a chance. It is true that later returns may reveal that Clark has in fact lost, ibut regardless of the outcome the vote shows that the voters pretty jgenerally knew what they were doing. If in a neighboring editorial «ome pessimism has been Indulged as regards the intelligence of the electorate, perhaps this is the place -to take it back, at least as regards 2 CHURCHES HERE MAY JOIN FORCES FOR FALL, WINTER Action looking towards union in worship next fall and winter of the Algona Congregational and Presbyterian churches was taken at the Congregational church Sunday. Mrs. 'Helen Lusby, clerk, reports adoption by the Congregational church of the following resolution: • To the Presbyterian Church of Algona, Greetings:, The following motion was carried unanimously and heartily^ at a largely attended church meeting after the morning worship today. That, whereas, in these days of spiritual heart-searching and of economic distress many, churches are moving towards a closer cooperation ,to the very great strengthening of the Church of Christ and exalting of its witness to the world; herefore, Be it resolved, that we, the members of the Congregational church After the parade reached ttie cemetery, 'the graves were decorated by the G. A. R., assisted by the children—a beautiful way of instilling patriotism in the youngsters. The W. R. C. would. form In a hollow square in the center of which the flag wae unfurled; and here floral offerings were placed in honor of soldiers buried in unknown graves. My father, Charles Gray, was one of these. He gave his life in the battle of Pleasant Hill, La. Riverview must be beautiful today. I wish I were there. Jaunt to Palm Tllla. T HE HOUNDS ARE still after the poor defenseless hare. J. W. C., of the Sioux City Journal, whose pastime seems to be chasing dirt (a job once delegated to the Gold Dust lieutenant governorship. It was noticeable that the opposing newspaper lineup was much the same as that of the Turner •campaign two years ago, and, as- «iuning Clark's nomination, with the same result, except that the vote was closer. This does not speak too well for newspaper influence. The .•editorial attitude of many papers is .distrusted, even by faithful readers As a rule a newspaper cannot exercise a commanding Influence or elections unless over a period of years it earns a reputation for honesty and independence of judgment The Tltonka Topic hotly opposec Clark lor lieutenant governor, anc Buffalo precinct went for Clark; it scored Kruse for county treasurer «ad Buffalo went lor Kruse. Its -endorsement of Freeh was, indeed •oroported in Buffalo, but tly rest of •the county attended to that. But let Editor Wotte take comfort: the fish —She poor fish!—will perhaps lis- of Algona, do extend to our brethren of the Presbyterian church of Algona a most cordial Invitation to unite in worship together- at the morning ', and evening services this coming fall and winter, and longer f desired, both congregations worshipping; in .the Congregational church Sunday mornings and in the Presbyterian church Sunday evenings; each church to keep its own Sunday school and other organization or organizations intact if, and as long as, desired. We appoint the following commission to represent us In this matter: Mrs. Geo. H. Free, Harold Hutchins, Ella Thompson, T. P, Harrington, Mrs.: 'Hazel Lusby; and we authorize this commission to meet with a similar commission from the Presbyterian church, If such shall be appointed, to talk over tentative plans and report back to the two churches as soon as possible. May grace, peace, and good will be yours, through Jesus Christ our common Lord and Saviour. WILLIAM STEIL ALGONA, AND LU VERNE GIRL WED Lu Verne, June 7—Friends here were surprised to hear of the marriage May 23 of Mrs. Geneva Neilson and William Steil, Algona, at Dakota City, Neb. Th'ey were attended by Mr. and Mrs. Robt. Schoby, Algona. Mrs. Steil Is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Wegner, •Lu Verne, and till the last two years had made her home here. Mr. Steil lived here In childhood. The couple will make their home at Algona. I have just returned from another two weeks at Palm Villa. My cousin, Marian Thomas, accompanied me. One day we took a 50-mile drive, first going to San Jaclnto. Before I came to California San Jacinto was a familiar name to me, for the Quincy Hudsons and the Thomas Earleys settled there, and before them the Tom Lockwoods. Mr. and Mrs. Lockwood and their son Charlie .passed on long ago, but I hunted up Charlie's widow, who still lives there and occupies the long, rambling rooming house where the Lockwoods lived. Everything about it is as primitive as it was then; but Charlie's widow was quite up to date. Instead of her hair having "turned to silver," it has turned to red. Mr.. Lockwood was one of Algona's early-day merchants. I think he ran what might be called. a notions store, and It stood, I believe, where the Bohannon billiard hall is now. My sister and I got our first sets of jewelry — of . earrings and breastpins — from him. Forty-nine years ago Mr. Lockwood built the brick ho-use now owned by Mary Kaln, He also built the house just west of It. Algona Girl Recalled. San Jacinto had another interest for me, for Alice Cordlngley Blossom, one of Algona's most loved girls, who had gone there for her health and to be with the Lock- woods, died there. She was the first wife of Jake Blossom, of Burt, and the mother of Ray (Josh). We also visited Gilman's Relief Swimming Fool Busy, Swimming pool receipts for the two opening days were above the receipts for the same period last year. Warm weather this year drew many more swimmers. !Last year the opening days were cloudy and cool. Sunday's receipts were 1214.20; Monday's, '$10«.€0. Season tickets sold to children now number more than 200. The pool was closed Tuesday afternoon and evening. Ottpsen Farmer Dies. ^Funeral services for Ole K. Olson, retired farmer at Ottosen, were held Tuesday afternoon there. Mp. Ol-r son, who wag born at Bergen, Norway, December 24, 1863, was 68, and be had Uved la this country wny Springs, three miles from San Jacinto. This is a beautiful and highly Improved resort; hotels, many cottages, all sorts of amusements, golf, tennis, riding, plunge, ball room, card room, etc. Then we drove to Sabota Springs, just on the other side of San Jacinto. The' name is taken from a tribe of In. dians. The hotel and the cottages are of the Indian type of architecture. San Jacinto was seriously damaged by an earthquake 15 years ago: We drove on to Hemet, six miles away. This appears to be a prosperous little town, with many churches considering its size. , That is a great fruit-raising section, especially for apricots. It is also famous as the place where the outdoor play, Ramona, Is given in a hillside bowl. This is the play's tenth season. Harry Elchardsons Visited. Walter Henderson, now dead, brother of the late Lute Hendersoji and of Mrs. Elsie Cady, settled at Hemet many years ago. I hunted up the Harry Rlchardsons. Harry used to have a greenhouse in Algona. He married May Henderson- Lamson, daughter of Robert Hen T derson. They 'have a pretty, comfortable home. The summers are extremely hot there. Mr. Richardson is state inspector of quarantine, also agricultural superintendent in a large territory. I inquired .about two fig tracts, one called Romolo, or Romoland, not far from Hemet, but Harry said it was a fraud clear through; that, in the first place, the soil wasn't suitable for figs, then that the first crop f reeaes. The next crop comes in raja-summer, when it is hard to care for; and the following crop comes in the fall, and freezes. For the uninitiated I will say that flga bear three crops a season. J bad read in .the !L. A. Times that the Twins), writes "J. U. H.," of the Los Gatos (Calif.) Mail-News, enclosing our review of One With You, apparently trying to impress our western friend with the tolerant wickedness of 'these here" middle states. J. U. H. heads his rebuttal "Modern Complacency with Vice," but-after this preliminary onslaught 'his .courage fails, .and he rambles off into a rather complacent mood himself. He even goes so far as to suggest that everyone has a right to his own opinion, which is quite a concession from a hidebound, orthodox state like Califor- riit. We'll keep a weather eye cocked for a good raw, juicy talkie, Brother Carey, so you'll not miss it. But they're scarce as hen's teeth in these days of Uplift and Hoover prosperity. T HERE IS A VAST amount of unnecessary footage in .Sky Brides. As far as this critic is concerned they may now' -ring down the curtain on these air pictures. But we still have a lew of them in the offing. Let us hope they have something to offer in originality. True, there is some daring stunt- flying in this talkie; in fact, 'the late Leo Lomis, one ; of Hollywood's most celebrated bird-men, lost^ his life While the scenes for Sky Bride were being made. A piety, too, to give one's life for BO meager a cause. Besides the stirring scenes in the air, there is little, if anything, to recommend this talkie to the customers. It takes more than Richard Arlen, Jack Oakie, and a "bum" story to put over a good talkie in these days of depression. In a few words, the plot concerns a trio of -stunt- 'fHers who spend about three reels roughhousing each other. Then Arlen accidentally crashes into one of his companions and kills him. The rest of the picture concerns itself with the various phases of remorse and grief through which this young man passes. There isn't a subtle scene during the entire period of retribution. He hates the very sight of an airship, and still he takes a job in an airplane factory. By slap- acter parts ? Who in the present talkie," breathes into his part the sincerity of Thomas Melghan? And could you compare the work "of Sylvia Sidney With that of Betty Compton without deciding in favor of the latter? You all recall the story of the simple old healer, a recluse in a sea-coast village "who works miracles through faith, and how a. group of vicious' characters led by'John Morgan (Chester Morris) sees an opportunity to , "cash 1 in" on the healings and through nefarious plans succeeds in raising a large amount of money, only to find their designs thwarted through their own conversion. At. this point, the silent .version is- more convincing than the- talkie. There was something real about this conversion in the picture made years ago which is entirely lacking In the present production. Much ,less convincing is the end, in which . the, hard-boiled Chester Morris suddenly has a com- MONDAY:BURT 200 Farm Bureau Women Gather at An-. ^ nual Contest. By Muriel Body. Kossuth project women .held their seventh annual Achievement day Monday at the Presbyterian church, Burt. The 'following program was given before an audience, of 200: FORENOON Community singing.: 1 talk by Geo. W. Godfrey, president County Farm Bureau; talks by county agent and H. D. A.; Homemade Happiness Project, Portland township; chair- caning demonstration, Riverdale township; window-curtaining demonstration .German township; .Home Furnishings, original poem, Nellie Huff, Lu Verne; Greenwood-Ramsey orchestra, introduction by Mrs. Ray.Miller, Greenwood township, AFTERNOON At noon lunch was eaten and photographs taken. The afternoon program was: ' ' Music, Helen. Franzen, Wesley; re'caning demonstration, Ledyard township;-block printing demonstration, Grant townsh'in; health fijom the Public Health Standpoint, Jos. H. Kinnaman,' M. D., Iowa State department of health; Homemade Happiness Project, Irvlngtoh township; Mrs. report J. H. of county' chairman, Warburton, Lakota; ping his face and calling him yellow, Jack Oakie finally brings back the "old fight," and after a thrilling rescue in mid-aid of a youngster who has been trapped in a plane in the take-off, we have the .fade-out clinch of the noble (now fully himself) Arlen and the blond Virginia —we failed to catch' her. last name in the cast, but no matter, no loss. Sky (Brides is tediously long and frightfully monotonous, and despite its occasional sallies of thrills is one of the most boresome of all the air pictures that has come this way- After all, U takes more than a few "stunt" scenes to put over a picture. And while we are registering complaints, we might mention the low mark which our shorts have reached again; please, please, Managed 'Rice, give us some real short subjects. npHERE LURKS, in the dim re- A cesses'of our mind; a hazy and incomplete recollection of the silent Miracle Man, played years ago by a three-star cast consisting of Thomas Meighan, Betty Compton, and the late Lon Chaney. The mental image is indistinct, but the conviction persiste that the old version was twice the picture that the more elaborate, more garinsh, more lavish talking production shown at the Call this week is. So strong Is this feeling, colored possibly somewhat by sentiment, that we are unable to see the present talkie in its groper light. There was something stable about the movie that was made years ago which Jjas been entirely lost in the maze of a large cast, added threads of plot and story, and the more superb photography of tfes talking picture. Mayge we're wrong, perhaps memory Is us, but that's oujr etoyy, fad gplng to stick to it. , Wfeototbs; «• %* plete change of heart through the "faith" of Syjvia 'Sidney. Perhaps the silent Miracle 'Man didn't make the impression ' on you that it did on our immature minds. If it didn't, or if you failed to see it at all, the present talkie> will suffice for a pleasant evening's entertainment. As a matter of fact', it seemed to satisfy the customers much better than it did the critic, and after all suffering customers have some rights. : T HE TREMENDOUS SUCCESS of Arrowsmlth (and- by the ,way, Manager Rice, why haven't we had this."hit" at the Call?) has resulted in two other "doctor" pictures. The one, Impatient Maiden was reviewed some weeks ago,' and the other, the present .production, alias The Doctor is about to get 'the scalpel. 'Speaking of .operations," we are going to perform a major one right now. ; 'Richard Barthelmess, sincere and conscientious screen actor, lacks the verve necessary to put over the present role. He is dignified but thoroughly . unconvincing, far too ma,ture and entirely lacking in the romantic personality which, if press reports may be • relied upon, has made Roland Coleman the. interest- Ing doctor in Arrowsmith. ' , •Because, after all, there IS something romantic, something bordering on the picturesque,; about any doctor, especially the ".family doctor." Doesn't he bring us INTO the world, and Isn't he usualy present at our exit? Richard Barthelrness lacks the whimsical, radiating smile -of his youth, and he also lacks the vivacious personality which, put Lew Ayres "over" in Ttve Impatient Maiden. Bu,t enough 'of "Doc" Richard personally. '. The story has to do with 'a series of unbelievable vicissitudes -which befall this puesdo-surgeon when he impersonates his deceased .foster- brother. His foster-mother exposes him, but Jie eventually saves .her life by a harrowing operation which is certainly harder on suffering talkie customers than on the old lady. These "realistic 1 ' operations are about as popular with this cri,tic as the "parlor pest" who entertains listeners with thrilling tales of ad* venture in the Land of Etherr It's bad enough to have ,to lace the possibility of making a trip to the "table" without gotag^ through all •ihe horrors of the operating chamber with its breathing bag, the click of surgical . instvu- special .music, woman's county chorus; report and talk by judge, Neale S. Knowles, state leader of woman's /project work. < Booths .for Ten Townships. Ten townships, had booths showing the results of ' the .year's project work, which was fourth ^ear Home Furnishings. Seven of the ten had arperfect score .on organization. These were:, ^ Ledyard, Portland, Grant, Lu Vefne, Greenwood, German, and (Lincoln. ' • On total results of application and use of. the; project, nine of the ten, made 'a .perfect score: '. 'Ledyard, Portland, Grant,' Lu Verne, Greenwood, Lincoln, German, Rlverdale, and Irvlngton. In final scorings the townships ranked unusually high and close. Ledyard was first' with 998 points out of the 'possible 1,000. Portland arid Grant tied for second with ,997, and three tied for third, Lu Verne, Greenwood, and ments, and the muffled underatones of muzzled nurses and doctors. If this be blessed realism, give us romance in large doses. It is significant ,that the most important scene is' the last one, showing ' • Barthelmess qui e 1 1 y ploughing a field, after having been railroaded out ,of his "profession" by his fellow physician's. The sad part 9f it Ss, that $}& > 8 ml&.too ^iig to waiit for our "blgifljoinent," Mar- Ian Marsh te'the adoring peasant ' * ' Lincoln, with 996. German had 996 and . ranked fourth ; Rlverdale • was fifth, with 994; and Irvlngton was sixth, with 993. .Plum , Creek also exhibited, hut the £poth was not complete, ' '-. Pouter Competition Close. In choosing posters • and special features for a county booth at, the state fair there was much close competition. Portland's poster for lesson No. 1 was chosen, and the legson No. 2 poster was taken froni the Lincoln booth. Greenwood had the honor of having two posters chosen, one on lesson No, 3, the othr er a Spirit of the Project poster. The No., 4 poster was made by Grant, and No, 6. by Irvtngton. The winning sjogan, "There is np substitute, for Farm Bureau", was contributed, by Greenwood. A special county feature suggested by the judge^will be made up frpm special features of three townships. From Ledyard a walnut rocking chair, refiniahed and recaned and thus restored to its original beauty and charm, was chosen. This chair was refinished and recaned by its owner, Mrs. Jerry Heetiand. A table runner and pillow, charming with block print deaigns, Will also be used from the Ledyard booth. Demou8tr»Mon Team Picked, An unusually antique- {able from Grant, township, also repaired and refinished, will be used in the county exhibit. Mrs. Flossie .Kelly is the owner of this beautiful piece of furniture. A wall hanging made in the fifth lesson, Applied Design, from Portland township was picked-. This is excellent in color and design; it was made with crayons on homespun material. Mrn, Ray Fitch and Mrs. Jack Devine, R4verd,ale, with, a clever dem- onsfratlon chofeen to project women at the state fair" Doctor Kinnanwi told of the aer- vice of the Iowa department of health available to the county and Jor individual'h9W«s. y * on chair-caning, were represent the county first ottering,- Th|»' frokeji t, WHEN TOy CHANaB TOUR RFC ft is Important t& notify the 3 TALL CANS WHITE HOUSE EVAPORATED mi* $ C&H Pure Cane ' Sugar 1O Ibs 45* 25 Ib. bug, $1.11 100 Ib. bag $4.29 , S MB. «* CAN 2 PKGS. MB. «ft CAN 39c 3 CNA V S 16-01, . _t, •ord«n> or Carnation Milk 3 Maxwell HOUM Cofto . . WhoatPopt . . . . . . Rico Pops ........ 2 PKQS. iJJ Bluo Roto Rico ....... 2 I.QS. 7, OoM Modal Cako Flour i. . . . PKQ. 93, Thompson's Maltod Milk* . Shroddod Wheat . . . . lona Groon Cut String Boons , lona Lima Boani . . . . . . Ann Pago Proiorvot, all varieties ^ 19, Ann Page Grape and Currant Jelly 2 ^ 26c Prunes FleUchmann's Yeast ••..-. . . . . CAKE Salada Toa • LACK ^Jhf- 29c . . 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