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The Algona Upp«rP^i iloiaea, Algo^Iowa, April 14,1942 ' I \ r ,^ v , '»/'*"'' ii'i 5 ' i 5 '< v ,'?''? ' •"'» '" " '*( >*'" ! i * ,' V? ' 9 '• ' ' "* '»-' r "' " ' tBppet Hea 4Hotne* 9 North Dodge Street 3. W. HAGGARD & R. B. WALLER, Publishers Entered as Second Class Matter at the Postofflce at Algona, Iowa, under act of Congress of March 3, 1879 Issued Weekly NATIONAL €DITORIAU \SSOCIATION Second Pincc, General Excellence, Iowa Press, 1940 First Place Award Winner, 1933, Iowa's Most Outstanding Weekly, Judged by State University of Iowa same patriotic spirit that we have met other great questions since the days of George Washington, ft has developed recently that some fifth columnists or other low down skunks have been trying to evade the mandate of no cuffs by 'buying the pants -with extra length and after getting home With the breeches they are supposed to have taken them out behind the barn, rolled them up and fastened them, showing the same old cuff. Now the powers have solemnly warned these criminal wretches that they may be fined even $1,000 and given a year in prison if caught In such traitorous acts. Some people even go so far as to say that It has never been absolutely proven that pant cuffs were not the cause of the disaster at Pearl Harbor. RATES IN KOSSUTH co.: One Year, In advance $1.50 Upper Des Moines and Kossuth County Advance In combination, per year $2.50 SUBSCRIPTION RATES OUTSIDE KOSSUTH One Year, in advance $2.50 Upper Dca Moines and Kossuth County Advance in combination, per year $4.00 ADA'ERTISING BATES Display Advertising, per inch 3Sc Want Ads,, payable in advance, word 2c "For we have learned that liberty, freedom and democracy are not inherited. We know that a country cannot fight to win them once and stop. We learned the hard way that liberty and freedom and democracy are prizes awarded only to those people who fight to win them and then fight eternally to hold them." —Sergeant Alvin York, 1918 The Brutality of War It looks as though the whole world is reverting to savagery and brutality not only the Germans and Japs, but force of circumstances perhaps is causing ever-increasing acts of savagery from .most of the combatants. It is,true that war breeds brutality and certainly is no parlor game. When a person or a nation gets hit in the face they ar^ liable to retaliate with anything they can lay their hands on. From the time that the Germans began the ruthless slaughter of the Poles until the present, one bloody chapter after another has been added to the world wide slaughter. All rules of warfare have long ago been abandoned, and cold-blooded executions of thousands of "hostages", known to be innocent cf any wrong-doing has been the common practice of Hitler and his gang of brigands. The attack on Greece which was entirely unprovoked, has been the cause of the death-of hundreds of thousands of helpless women and children from starvation after the little country was finally conquered by thi overwhelming force of both Germany and Italy. After totally devastating the country and destroying 01 taking over all supplies the people of Greece were Jeft to die without any effort being made by the Germans or Italians to keep them from starvation. The Japs have 'been tieing up their English prisoners captured at Hongkong and then killing them with bayonets. The same kind of bloody and well-authenticated stories come from Java, where prisoners of war were taken out 'by the hundreds and deliberately shot to death by the Japs to save any more bother with them. Last week the Associated Press carried a story of United States submarines sinking two Japanese ships in the China Sea. One was a lOjOOO ton cargo passenger ship and the other a cargo vessel. Nothing was said as to whether the passenger ship was torpedoed without •warning with a terrible loss of life by drowning. "We all remember in the first World War the horror of the whole world at the sinking of the Lusitania when it was torpedoed by the G:rmans without warning, drowning over a thousand passengers. It seems that in this war merely the sinking of the .ship is reported, the fate of the passengers not being of enough moment to be of interest. It sometimes seems that if the war continues a year or so danger wz may all be out with a gun looking for a .Jap or a German to murder in their beds or wher_ • ever they may be found. Christian civilization is fighting for its very life against the combined forces of darkness and brutality, and we have a right to fight the devil with fire. Glorious in Defeat Of course though it had long been known that eventually the Philippines would fall to the Japs, the news of the surrender of Gen. Wainwright's army was depressing.. With a force outnumbered eight to one, our fighting men, first under MacArthur and later under Gen. Walnwright, finally went down to defeat leaving one of the most Glorious records in military history. It Is understood that something over 36,000 surrendered after complete exhaustion of men and fighting material. Of this force it Is said that only about 3,000 were. Americans, the rest being Filipinos. It had not been known before that some supplies from America ran the gauntlet and kept our forces supplied with ammunition and food, but there waa a loss of two ships for every one that succeeded In running the blockade. Many people have thought that the Philippines were 'Of no value to us and only a source of trouble. The United States has spent much 'blood and treasure In these far away Islands in an attempt to give them a stable government, and they were to have had complete independence in 1946. Japanese Buys U. S. War Bond (Down at Shenandoah the other day several Japanese young men, who were engaged in sexing chickens, were almost mobbed and run out of town by a mob who demanded that they be sent to a concentration camp, 'it later developed that one or twj of them were students or graduates of Iowa States College, Ames, and were American citizens. One of these young men,' an American-born Jap* ancse, later while working at Spencer bought a $500 U. S. war bend, saying that he wanted to do what he could for his country, meaning- of course, the United States. People should not get hysterical about these war matters. Opinions of Other Editors A Great Sacrifice Demanded Guess wo will have to get along without cuffs on our trousers. Of course it will take great force of character and determination to win the war to get along without cuffs on our pants, but when has the American people failed to make sacrifices even as drastic as foregoing cuffs on their pants to preserve our liberties? Wo will meet the cuff matter in the He Belongs to Hitler Mason City Globe-Gazette: Marshal Petain is angry with the British. He has furiously denounced them for the bombing .of a Parisian suburb where a great motor plant was destroyed by bombs —and many people killed. The plant was admittedly making trucks for the Nazi army.- The aged marshal characterized the British, formerly allied With Prance against Germany, as those "who could not let our soldiers alone go lo their death but two years later brought death with the coldest resolution to our innocent civilians." "There is no law of war," Petain continued, "There is no pretext to justify before the conscience of humanity such bloody hecatombs." What does the marshal expect? Has he forgotten what happened to Coventry, British automobile center that the German bombed almost out of existence, with thousands killed? Has he forgotten what happened to London? Does he expect to turn his country into an arsenal for Hitler and retain the rights 'of a neutral? iWhy doesn't the marshal speak with equal anger against the Germans who are starving hundreds of thousands of French children, shooting innocent hostages, and robbing France of all her wealth? Is that according to the "laws of war?" The answer, of course, is that Marshal Petain is not a free agent. He is a Hitler mouthpiece, a virtual Quisling who has only a shadow of real authority. He may or may not <be honest. iBut it is foolish for the united nations to pay any attention to him, absurd to withhold any punishing action in the hope of maintaining "good relations" with the Vichy government. They can do little to hurt our cause and will do nothing to aid it. They are hoping for German victory; they are enemies, net friends. * * * Poppy Cock and More of It (Northwood Anchor: Almost an entire column of a Sunday newspaper magazine section is taken up 1 with a eulogistic description of a newly arrived French actor at a Hollywood motion picture studio. Jean Gabin, the Frenchman, was inteviewed and the gist of his breath-taking remarks, voiced in that oh-so-romantic bastard imitation of the English language is: "American male stars are marvelous but perhaps they sometimes forget that American speed and high pressure should apply only to business—certainly not to romance. A man must love earnestly and with the fiery intensity on the screen just as we do In real life when we find Icve." Hooray, Monsieur! American girls and women will sim-pully "lofe" your amorous sentiments and tear the very clothes off your body when you go personal appearancing. No Selfish Profit from War Mason City Globe-Gazette: Labor leaders anil their spokesmen in congress have been complaining- that the campaign of letters to congressmen, demanding revision of the wagejiour law for war work, was organized by the United States chamber of commerce. Proof so far is lacking, except th/u the chamber did recommend to its members that they, write to congressmen and senators about the matter. But so have meat newspapers, many a speaker without chamber of commerce connections, and idmost every one else who realizes that we are not fulfilling our potentialities as the "arsenal of democracy." The complaint, however comes from a curious source: Labor crganizers and the payrollers, both of whom are expert in flooding congress with chain- letter demands for this or that special privilege. In fact, it is admitted that they are furiously busy right r.ovv organizing a mail campaign' to congress, insisting that there shall be no change in the wage- hour law. That doesn't need proof, for they admit it. So it's largely a cost of pot-and-kettle. 'Probably congressmen and senators will disregard any letters that have the obvious signs of being inspired by either of these pressure lobbies. They are not hard to spot. But they will pay attention to the letter from parents of sens in the service, from worried taxpayers Wondering how they can foot the bill if it is shoved steadily upward by collectors of huge profits or insistence upon huge wages. The lobbyists and their backers are a distinct minority. They cannot stand again the wrath iof a people worn and harried by their responsibilities, worried for the lives of their sons. Let congress immediately put a drastic limit to war profits, let the excess profits tax be tightened to the limit—and let an equal restriction be placed on labor's constant jacking up of wages. The hours to he worked, after all, are not the real issue. It's the time-and-a-half and double-time pay rates which are the cause of the squabble. It is ridiculous for the government to insist that legislation passed to spread work during a period of unemployment shall be continued in a totally different situation in which every hand is needed and every tool must be busy. The administration is simply insisting that the war shall be made as costly us possible; that the shortest route to national bankruptcy shall be chosen. It is equally ridiculous that the government should pay such prices for its war weapons as was revealed in the notorious case of Jack & Heinz, who were rolling in such lush profits that a stenographer was paid a salary and bonus of $39,000 in one year! It now develops that the RFC loaned Jack—a former union organizer—$6,000,000 to start his plant. Imagine Uncle Sam advancing money to set up in business a man who would profiteer against the government. (It is small wonder that bleeding taxpayers are saying "a plague on both your houses!" Between profiteers of industry and profiteers of labor they are being ground like corn. And meanwhile they see the war going against us. This country doesn't belong either to labor or to industry—nor for that matter to the politicians. It belongs to us all, and we'll never cease to demand that congress pat both labor and industry in their places to win this war. B'pr as Genaral MacArthur truly said: "We must \vin or we musf die." West Bend No Nazi Stronghold To the Editor: We, the -war board of West Bend, Iowa, liav- liig read the article by W. H. Oau^eitdiek in the April 1 i»- ••liue of The Des Moines Reg- inter, heartily disapprove of the SUMW. We believe the ideas expressed In the article are purely JHptleristic and should not be held by a man of honor, in the United States, who appreciates liberty. W« believe that Hit- 'lezlsm condones murder, arson, , djslioaestr. Inunorality, Open Forum of The Des Moines Register away the privilege of free speech, and condemns the brotherhood of man. In fact, it condemns the whole American way of life. We believe that anyone championing such a master is void of decency and not fit to hold a decent place in society or this community. We therefor ask and pray that the proper authorities take charge »f Mr. Daubendiek, revoke his citizenship, and treat him as enemy aliens are treated. We might if we allowed ourselves, add much to this. We do not want the world to think that West Bend is a Hitler stronghold of Is in any way approving Daubendiek's ideas. We repudiate all that he has said and done in the line of Hitler promotion. Signed by the War Board of West Bend'Oownshlp. B. F. McFartand P. O. DprweUer A. B. Carter- RAVIHGS by m$£ A Llttl* of Thu » A LlHlt of Th*t.- Not Much of Anything Met Art Alley, Lu Verne, In th sheriff's office the other day an at first thbught maybe he wa pinched but he wasn't and come t find out he was Serving oh the jur and which there ain't much mone in and he runs the elevator at Lu Verne and he Said If I came over could climb to the top and see (h. country around LuVerne and hi politics are the same as mine an we don't have" bo use the sign Ian guage to talk to each other and h says he knows "Bast Side, Wes Side" which Isn't either Dane Irish but it means a heap on elec tion day. —o— And some guy came In here the other morning and said he was afraid the town was getting lousy with Danes since I got hetie and h didn't say the Danes were lousj which is a good thing for him or I'd have beat him to a pulp even If I'd have had to ask Bill for Help and there are a lot of Danes In this town but I asked the sheriff and he said there'd never been one in jail—yet. So I guess It's al right and I'm still proud I'm E Dane, so-to speak. —o— Bud Zender, one of the Influential members of the swirpers -club bought a Missouri meerschaum anc a bale of hay from John Beiser and then he made a presentation speech and gave it to me and that smoke screen on the main drag Tuesday was me and my new pipe and it ain't hay, neither was It tobacco, and John said it was noted 'for its density and he sold it by the ton and it was good to smoke out foxes skunks and such and the smell of t almost reach a stench and it wa:. strong enough to tie a knot in rail and I repeat it wasn't tobacco and it wasn't hay. —o— And I met Harold Lampright on the street.the other day and I didn't know him because on account oi de had a hat on and I've only seen him in the post office window doling out stamps at 3c per and he's just as bald headed as I am 'but i didn't show under his x hat 'and he says a bald head is much easier ti: ceep clean than :cne with a lot of .vool on it and which I know, too, >ut it's also a nice landing field 'or flies and mosquitos in the summer time and that's how come I always wear my hat except when ' go to bed and the Mrs. says here\s a place for a' hat and it' not in bed, and Harold suggested wear a night cap, and maybe I o—who knows? Ate dinner the other day at thi ame table with Garrett Welhousen Job Loss, O. L. Thoresen, Fred Schiltz, Theo. Hutchison and Luke Linn-an and I borrowed 11 cents from Bob to help pay for my meal and when I pay him back he can join the Ancient Order iof Buffalo with the 11 cents and Fred Schiltz wanted to go bullhead fishing and he showed how you grab a bullhead behind the horns and with the flip of a knife and the drag of pliers you skin the bullhead so quickly he don't have time to beller and Theo. Hutchison said that's" what he had against bullheads, one of 'em kept him awake all night once and he had to go iout and shoot it to stop the bellering and Luke listened to Thoresen and'Welhousen and learned all about pigs and litters and pork and fritter* and I slipped my meal check tight up close to Luke but his sight wasn't so good on tha side and I had to pay the bill myself but It was worth it, eating with an Intelligent crew like that. Ahlta Rose Kohlhaos, chairman of the Gulpers Auxiliary; and Rita Dooley -use neither sugar «r cream in their coffee and It's because on account of it's a defense • matter with them; and they are organizing a defense committee to visit all 01 the members of the tiulpers Auxiliary and to'lhslst that.no sugar or cream be used In the coffee for the duration and the girls" wanted to teach Rachel 'Becker how to gulp coffee sans cream and sugar and she took a coke In which there Is no need for either cream or sugai and she uses her coffee for break- faslt. And iFrances Schultz and Elizabeth Kemmer are serving as publicity committee for the Auxiliary to put over this wonderful defense project. No cream, no sugar. —o— There seems to be growing quite a bit of rivalry by the doughty mustache growers In Whlttemore and Algona and the Rusch boys and Peter Schumacher are willing to make a 'bet with the Algona growers that they can raise the more classy growth of whiskers, and Gene Scheme!, Dr. Shlerk and Chas. Ostwlnkel have decided to take-on the bet and there'll be some mus- tac,he grooming here from now on and maybe we should start a mustache or whisker club here and really Offer prizes for the growing of nice whiskers. Gene Shumway hat tho»S W6 c6uia ret HIM t6 iM 6fbi the judge because oft aoootint *>f he known mUstachea, id td • Wa* over at Wesley Friday nit hi and took Wy fiddle, along and hac coffee and doughnuts In the Ed Loebig Cafe and f dunked the doughnuts,/hole and all, and __ looked at me so funny and so dl<i Mrs. Loebig and maybe they thought I was an FBI agent or something and I bought a dandy <bar in the Coppen pool hall and two guys were pushing a lot of colored balls arbund on a big table with Six hnlea In It and the trick was to get the •ball in a hole and .one of 'em said, "Tills Is where a Swede takes a Dane" and so they must have some Scandlhoovlans In Wesley but the Dane took the Swede, thank goodness and then I went to the amateur contest and it was swell, lots of good talent and the Wesley talent was the best and Lester Lca-e was the big shot at the show and he made a speech and I was scared to death he was going to Induct me into the army right now and I want to 'be In the cavalry because on account of I like steeds but he didn't and Mrs. Lease told me when I should fiddle and I did and,I was the best fiddler on the program but I didn't get any votes and I sat beside Bill Cosgrove, supervisor, and I was going to fiddle "East Side, West Side" for him but the kids didn't like the tune so T didn't finish It, but Bill and I still think alike about that song and I'm go ing to have' Miss Aline Martinet write a song for Bill and I anc she can do it because on account o she's written some peachy songi and music and I like Wesley anc ;he people over there were really nicer to me than I deserve and thi amateur contest was the -best : ever heard or fiddled In but I stil :hink I ought to have had a prize lecause I was really the best fiddler on the program." f ram tkt tti« ftMt time ft in« of St. Cecelia's Catholic church; & AUNT LUCY'S Helpful Hints MEAL PLANNING - COOKING - SEWING MADAME DElORE ADVISES ONE QUESTION FREE Slpi n>m«, niton, blrtt diU mil year. Initials «nl» will bt uud In utwetL Mention thli pip* I Should you wish an- I U steers more t*rivaltb> I I by mail direct J 5 for $1.00 Station 117, z-as -regas, Nevada Mrs. X.: Do you think we should have any more children —Not under the present circumstances. Your husband i.s going to see military service and you will endure quite a nervous strain, and i would not advise more children for you * * * Mrs. IL H.: Will we ever have steady work? —Yes, there is steady work alwid fot you so that you will not have to ask for further relief. * * • Puzzled: What happened to the money from my bank? —.That seems to have been a dime ban kthat you had, and the contents were taken by a very close friend of yours. I am sorry I do not givj names or initials in cases of tlr's kind. * » * J. H.: I would like to know if I will ever own a place of my own? —The next three years hold more financial success for you, and you have a great deal to look forward to, so keep up your courage. * * * Airs. S. E. S.: Con you tell me where I mislaid a Bible I have? —This Bible seems to be packed away in the bottom of a trunk. 1 am very sure that you will come across it very shortly during your spring housecleaning, so that you will be able to get the birth-dates from its records. —o—. O. M. B.: How soon will I have to go to military training? —Between the first and tenth of June. * * * K. K. K.: How old will I be when I marry? —You will marry between the age of 20 and 21. * * » Mrs. ?: How soon will my husband be called into service? —By September 1, and I am very sure that you can take your children and accompany him to his destination. I would like to go into your case a little more privately for you if you will send in five questions. * » » B. B. Bi: Will I marry the boy I am engaged to? ' _ —Yes, you will in the month of October. « «•* E. E. W.r Will I marry the boy I have .been going with? •No, you will never marry this young man aa you have gone with him much too long'and you (have passed the psychological time for happiness. On days when your dinner menu consists mostly of left-overs, one o: ;he most versatile additions we car suggest to lift these meals out 01 Jie ordinary class is a tempting batch of hot bread. Muffins, light rolls, pop.overs, biscuits, and. the Ike, served with plenty of butter and your favorite jelly or jam will >e sure' to make the family forget ibout the reappearance of yester- lay's entree. A large package of alb-bran is i good staple food to keep on hand or nutritious muffins. . Cornmeal, too, is" another popular ingredient for quick-breads. Some of lie following recipes are brand new nd we hope will furnish the need- d touch for "perking up" your inners. • > ,,031 Green Pepper Cornbread Mix and sift one cup of flour, cup of yellow cornmeal, 1 tea- poon salt and 2% teaspoons bak- ng powder. Combine % cup milk o 1 well beaten egg. Have prepared 2 teaspoons grated onion and l'/i tablespoons of minced green pepper, Also have ready 2 tabln- spopns melted shortening. Stir the liquid ingredients into the combined dry ingredients, beat; stir in the melted shortening quickly, the onion and minced green pepper. Pour, into baking pan, well greased and bake in a moderate oven. (It adds to the interest of these if one of the special molds of ears of corn is used for baking this recipe). s Raisin Bran Loaf 1 cup flour Vi cup brown sugar 1 cup cornmeal 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 cups bran 1 teaspoon soda V; cup molasses IVj cups milk :1 tablespoon mslted butter ?! cup raisins Sift together the flour, sugar, cornmeal, salt and baking powder, and add the bran. Stir the soda into the molasses and add, alternately with the milk, to the flour mixture. Stir In the melted butter and raisins and bake in moderate oven, in well greased loaf pan. Peanut Butter Muffins '/i cup peanut butter ,Vi cup sugar 1 egg, slightly beaten 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt 3 teaspoons baking powder 2-3 cup milk 3 tablespoons melted shortening Blend ths peanut butter with the sugar and add the egg. To this mixture add alternately the flour, sifted with the baking powder and salt and the milk to which has been added the melted shortening. Fill well-greased muffin tins two-thirds full. Bake in hot oven 25 to 30 minutes. (Mi cup chopped peanuts may be added if desired). » Date and Bacon Muffins Sift 1 cup white flour with Vi teaspoon salt, 2% teaspoons baking powder and 2 tablespoons sugar. Stir in % cup of entire wheat flour. Add 1 egg which has been slightly beaten and mixed with 1 cup of milk. Stir the ingredients together, lightly and add H cup of melt_ ed bacon fat, and % cup dates, cut into small pieces. Fill muffin tins about 2-3 full and •bake in a hot oven for about 20 minutes This makes a very short, crispy- muff in. Walnut Bread 3 cups flour 3 teaspoons baking powder Vt teaspoon salt /1 J 4 cups brown sugar (packed down) 1% cups sweet milk 1 cup chopped walnuts Sift the flour,, baking powder and salt together and stir in the brown sugar. (If it is lumpy, crush with Municipalona •A new chapter in city elections was written in Malverw recently when an Incumbent councilman, R. W. Mansfield, inserted a front page advertisement in the Leader urging voters wot to cast their ballots for him for re-election but to write the name of some other person in on t&e ballot. Mr. Mansfield asserted nU belief that the office should be shared by others as a duty of citizenship. a rolling pin before measuring) Add the milk, then the choppec walnuts. Pour into a buttered loal pan and let stand about 15 minutes then bake in a moderate oven for 1 hour. Decorate top of loaf with walnuts" kernels before baking. Graham-Rye Bread V/2 cups rye flour 1 teaspoon salt U to % yeast cake I- cup lukewarm water HVj tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon shortening I'/fs cups graham flour Make a sponge with the flour, salt, yeast, and water.. rye Let . rise until very light, Break up the sponge, add the sugar, shortening and graham flour. Add enough additional rye :or graham flour to make the dough stiff enough to knead. Let rise again. Mould into a loaf. Let rise until double in bulk. v Bake 1 hour. sins Hit a neio high in comfort Your feet will get new ideas of comfort in our Roblee Moccasins. There's plenty of toe-room up front. Snug fit around the ankle keeps heel nnd ankle secure. Stop in soon. $6 And $6,50 Others $3.50 to $5.00 SHUTS SHOE STORE young Alan said his first mas* hero He was Francis lllft and MfS, Qeorge lllf of Algohrt, who had been bftfalfted by Bishop Heelan at SloUX City th« previous Sunday. * * * Ralph Miller *i«lm«d lilt duties fla the rieW president of the IOWA State Bank as successor to Frank IX Williams who went to Iswa City to assume the vice presidency of a bank there, Mr. and Mfs, Miller had been 1 living In Burlington for the two months prevloiiu and before that had lived here where he Was a receiver for some banks. "' .— * * * • Mildred Richardson, little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Richardson, was* operated on for a bohu infection. * » * The sugar beet company at Mason City refused contracts to growers In this vicinity and -had favored farmers near Brltt. The cqmpanJes Stated that sufficient acreage can not be secured here to make tho project profitable. This Was a blow :o beet raisers In North Kossuth. » * * The city was building a 15 by 15 by 30 switchboard for the new en- ;ind which had been purchased for the light plant and was to be In. stalled. TWENTY YEARS AGO Kossuth county was to have eighty-seven miles of new gravel nnd paving this year.. .Kossuth, being the largest county in the state, had the largest appropriation for road improvement. With the new Improvements every town in the county would be connected with a gravel or paved road. * * * < Fake stock sales were rapped in a verdict in blue sky case over note given for stock. It was alleged that $750,000 worth of blue sky Stock had been sold recently" In ICcssuth alone. A favorite racket was to accept the depreciated Lib- Itt KSfrftiuth <<5dUhty ,aftd made fofemftftoYlne Jilry. • r * * / tt. ». Cowan waft aWatddd the eorttrnct on the new club hailse for the Algona Country Club fbf. the sum of $0,868. Ah additional levy was <being discussed to make the building's tota^eost\$i3600. ' Ray Mcwhorter, Aigntta aviator, who thrilled thousands with his StUnt flying, Was recovering fr&ni a crash lost summer In which he Was nearly killed and two companions met their death, He stated that flying; stilt holds a great fascination for him. ' \ •. • - -*««•.•••-• Hawcott & Ogg Of Burt pUMhas* ed the Square Self-Serve grocery. They had been operating a restaurant in partnership at Burt. * * • . The Algona Brick and Tile fac- ory stockholders had decided not tc open the factory this year. Raise More Chicks, Ducklings, Turkeys FOOD WILL WIN THE WAR V '': Order your May and June breeds now. More eggs and poultry meats are needed. Come In and see our started chicks—many good bargains. Come In or phone your order today, or see our representative nearest you. A U. S. Approved, U. S. Pullorum Tested Hatchery. ' SWEA CITY HATCHERY Phone 35 Swea City, la. 15-tf ANNOUNCEMENT I wish to announce that I will be a candidate for the. off ice of supervisor in the 3rd district subject to the will of the democratic voters at the June Primaries. s OLIVER YOUNG For Supervisor Third District Shading ei Map thaws whara telephone llnti wtr* damaged $65O,OOO Damage to Telephone Lines by Storms During the Past Winter . , \ Snow and sleet storms during the past winter caused more than $650,000 damage to telephone property of this Company and its subsidiaries in Iowa,*Min0esota, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota. , The storms caused / •MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM^MMHRW S 7O,OOO breaks In telephone lines. Over 12,OOO poles were broken or out of place. Nearly 18, OOO telephones were out of service. v As e^cb storm struck »od telephone lines were damaged, men and materials were rushed to the scene of the trouble. In many cases, the men worked ill deep snow and under blizzard conditions to restore service at the earliest possible moment, • In spilt of tilt fact that Ul«phon» Hn«s pf thif Cpmpanx and iti iiifeihforiti trt itiengly built jtnd WtH maintained in accordanct with modern method* <f«magt from s storms in th* last fivt ytar» has amounted tp about $2,009,900,

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