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The Alpfia trppar Dig Molnw, Akfona, Iowa, Sifftl 8,1943 3H*tf <4fttf|{tt ttf J0CB JTOUIIIC8 0 North Dodge Street J. W. HAGGARD & R. B. WALLER, Publishers Entered as Second Class Matter at the Postoftlee at Algoiia, Iowa, under act of Congress of March 3, 1879 Issued Weekly NATIONAL CDITORIAL. ASSOCIATION Second Place, Genotal Excellence, Iowa Press, 1040 At any rate, In August and September In, this locality they are allowed to flourish, in many places at intersection of roads they are higher than the adjoining corn fields and totally obscure the vision We noted the other day along a road leading to our swank country club that the rag weeds along the road leading to the club house were higher than tops of automobiles. It has been suggested by suffering club members that the weeds might be cut down In the interests of tooks as well as that of health. But as some one remarked about the weather, there Is a lot of talk about it, but no one seems to do anything. First Place Award Winner, 193S, Iowa's Most Outstanding Weekly, Judged by State University of Iowa SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN KOSSUTH CO.: One Year, In advance $2.00 Upper Des Moines and Kossuth County Advance in combination, per year * $3.00 SUBSCRIPTION RATES OUTSIDE KOSSUTH One Year, In advance $2.60 Upper Des Moines and Kossuth County Advance in combination, per year $4.50 By the month 25c ADVERTISING RATES Display Advertising, pnr inch .3So 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 "Sork, 1918 Ask 30-Day Pheasant Season It is understood that this year's pheasant crop is the largest for many years and hunters and sportsmen are petitioning the State Conservation Commission to allow a thirty day open season on the birds. Last year the season was on for seven half days and there seemed no material reduction of the pheasants, Farmers are said to be in favor of a longer season which it is thought would prevent overcrowding of the hunters. The wonderful increase in birds this year Is partly accounted for by the favorable weather during the entire season and to the Interest taken by farmers and thd excellent management of the game commission for the propagation of the birds. In South Dakota they also have a bumper crop of pheasants this year and now they allow a hunter to shoot seven birds per day, two of which may be hens. There they allow a three months open season, ending the day before Christmas in many counties. Non-residents have to pay a license fee of $20. Well, in these days of threatened meat rationing, it would seem to be a sensible thing to substitute game birds for the table. v RAVIHGS by REESE A Llttlt efThii« A Littlt of That« Not Much of Anything Dana U 66klnf fof vlftUMS so's he caa get hitr gulping every day free for nothing until hfr run* up against sonie 6f our experienced matcheM in the etub. < • EDITORIAL COMMENT By J. W. Haggard Partisanship is Forgotten This talk of disunity in the United States is mostly hokum, and as for the partisan political division there seems practically no dividing line. Both republicans and democrats seem to be putting aside partisanship and have put their country before party advantage. Perhaps the most outstanding figure in this respect is Wendell Willkie, 1940 republican candidate for president, who was defeated by President Roosevelt. Mr. Willkie gracefully accepted his defeat and immediately offered himself to President Roosevelt to serve in any capacity for the winning of the war. The two former political opponents have joined wholeheartedly in the prosecution of the war without thought of political advantage for either. Now Mr. Willkie is off for a visit to the warring countries with a personal message from! President Roosevelt to Josef Stalin at Moscow. There has been no finer demonstration of the unity of all parties in the War effort than this joining of the heads of the two great political parties in the United States. The American people were never so closely united as they are today The Boston Herald In mentioning Mr. Willkie's mission, says: "Wendell WiOkie will not bring back any valuable data from Russia, but he will deliver goods thierc which tlte presiddnt himself could not. , >• j "The Nazis and the Japanese choose to draw comfort atnd sweeping conclusions fr,om such local frays as the primary in which Hamilton Fish was renominated and the New York convention wihich preferred Mr. Farley's man to President Roosevelt's. Ityie Axis tells its • -people about our disunity and squabbling and lack of intenqst in foreign affairs. "But now the outstanding republican of the nation, the man who opposed President Roosevelt in 1940 and may be the nominee In 1944, is to visit Russia as a semi-iofficial ambassador of good will, the president's agent. "Lords H«|W Haw and Hce Haw will make light of the trip, buti will the Germans who near about it? Although Mr. Willkie has said |a,ml |dpne many tilings wfiich put the nation in debt to him and should endear him to every- Uody, he has never performed such a service as the one which lies ahead of him. He will bo the perfect persoJiifiealHon of national co- JiesivoneHS and war-mindedncss. 1 "A man of German djescent, Ills presence in Russia will be significant to even the most stolid of the Germans. He is increasing the people's Indebtedness to him by turning his back on{ poliUcs and subojrdJJiating Mm- solf to the men he competed against. How petty the running around of the professional politi- seems tel comparison!" Sales Tax Idea Growing And now here is the last word on the proposed natioanl sales tax and it comes from the Gallup Poll peop'e who have recently made a nationwide survey of public opinion. The survey shows a constantly increasing number in favor of such a tax. In May this year 45 percent of all voters favored a 3% sales tax.. By July the percentage approving the 3% tax had risen to 52%. Today it has risen to 57%. A similar trend has been noted on a national tax calling for 2%. Last May those favoring the 2% sa!«s tax were 54%, in July it was 58% and today it is 61%.; It looks to us that the sales tax will eventually be resorted to as a means of raising part of the money necessary to meet the enormous costs of war. The sales tax is more easily collected and would be felt more Idghtly than any other in our opinion. It is favored by many of the leading economists of the country. Opinions of Other Editors I noted reoenfily that MHton Norton uses a different cane every now and then when he uses on (most of the time he sails down the main drag without' one) and 1 asked him how come so many different canes and he said he was just trying to keep In style along with the" ladies who have diffefen colored shoes and different colored dresses to match to keep up with the weather and so depending on the sun and clouds—that's the reason fo rthe different colored canes and he also said he had one special sort of defense cane a bit heavier than the others and which he used when he was bothered by some folks and I am ust that dumb, I wonder what he meant by that. But at .that Milton's getting around better 'n better eveiy day! and which proves you can't keep a good guy down, —o— And up in the sheriff's office the other day there was Art Cogley, sheriff, and Marc Moore, deputy, and Art Moulds, chief of police and Tim O'Brien, policeman and right in the midst of 'em was John Carlson, of Wesley, and at first I thought he was pinched but he wasn't and he's a Swede and there's nothing they could pinch him for and I thought it was for skrakkeligt and John said something in Swede and I answered him in Dane ind he understood and he's going to vote for me when I run for superintendent of schools and I know all about the Swedes because on account of I married one. —o— Since Hi White went and joined the armed forces his dog "Toto" is a lonely dog and he is friendly and keeps looking for Hi and so he htvngs around' vAth Dry Schaap most of the time and Doc says Toto always smells of his feet and it must be that Hi's feet and Doc's 77 to 5,000 and t guessed 1,000 and there were 620 and which Shows what lousy guessors people are when they see a bunch of matches in a fish bowl and Harold Wlnkef son of George Wlnkel of near VVhittemore guessed .the right number and I reckon that's because George brought the boy up right because George Is no slouch gless- er himself. ! Alijout four miles west of town on the pavement Wednesday afternoon at 5 bells one of my. tires got tired and busted. So I hied myself into the home of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Rich, farmers, and used their telephone to get help and I was so flabbergasted and excited and when I started to leave the A Great Year for Ragweeds The days of the hay fever season are again ^ „„,.,„. D upon us and red-eyed and sneezing victims of the s j nce the beginning of the present world war. Nine malady are prevalent on every hand. Many of the anc j one-half millions, the majority of whom were vir-Hms have been in the habit of going north for civilians, have lost their lives, he claims. Of these V _ . . , , .. _ __;j !_ 1__ PI rtrtrt „ -« «.. n ^it.,.^l *.~ 4.V,« TT«i4- A J Olnl nn \Ttr~ We Are Not So Smart Northwood Anchor: Not much more than a dozen- years ago we were chuckling at the stories of Mussolini bringing obstinate Italian subjects to time by forcing large doses of castor oil down their throats. We considered him something of a "nut" and a few years later pushed Hitler over into the same classification. We made hundreds of jokes about Gandhi and his bed-sheet costume and we picked the Japs as politely meek little yes men always anxious to curry favor with the white people. We had a great deal of amusement out of but now—well the picture Isn't half as funny as the Sunday newspaper comic sheet. Which is about the same as having to acknowledge that we're not always real smart ourselves. * * • Urges Gillette to Keep On Spencer Times: Edward Breen, of Fort Dodge, former state senator and present Democratic candidate for congress in the sixth district, now urges Senator Guy M. Gillette to seek the passage of the farm bloc rubber bill over the president's veto. "The whole rubber program,!' says Mr. Breen, "should be taken away from the bureaus and the bureaucrats that have .bungled it. If we lose this war it will be lost in Washington. The president can't watch everything nor can he know everything." However, we think the president has been v/atching "everything" pretty closely in this rubber business and the reasons he gave for vetoing the synthetic rubber bill were very ample. Senator Gillette realized this and has already stated he will not try to pass the bill, over the veto, at least not at this time. * * » Even Cows Are Victims Webster City Freeman: The story going the rounds to the effect that a German soldier in Norway was recently gored by a bull and that Quisling ordered the shooting of ten cows in reprisal, lacks confirmation. That's' the policy pursued against human hostages, but Hitler puts more value upon cows tljan upon human beings. * * » Nine and a Half Million Dead Northwood Anchor: Prof. Townsend of New York University in a magazine article the middle of August gives an estimate on the number of dead feet have a sympathetic smell to 'em and Toto is satisfied when Doc's with him. I wonder can it be that those two boys use the same tactics and same space of time between feet washings? Toto probably knows. —o— Just to show what a difference In points of view we different humans have down at ,the fair grounds last week Lloyd Bohannon had a fish bowl full of matches and people guessed how many there were in the bowl and the guesses were from j tiouse I lost my way and started :o walk Into the pantry and Mis. ftich suggested If I was hungry shd'd be glad to let me gulp a cup of coffee but I wasn't hungry, I was just dumb and Mrs Rich Is ucky that I didn't walk out with :he telephone instead of the telephone book and out In the country 'ou have to crank a crank to get central and I was so dumb I just stood there with the receiver glue< o my ear and finally Edward sug jested I had to do some crani wistlng to get central and the'r my face was red but the Rich' ivore nice and accommodatln, hough Ed admitted I was in a heel of a ifix with only three tires am no spare. That mile of pavement out wcs there is a hoodoo to wie because on account of last Christmas I wen' into the ditch in front of John Sab in's place and a couple of weeks later I ran out of gas in front o Ray Smith's place and Wednesday a tire blew out in front of the Rich place and there are three farm houses right in a row where I know where the telephone hangs and 1 have been in the kitchens of al three but so far I haven't had any coffee to gulp in any of 'em. The Sabins and Rich's and the Smith's are all good folks but I'm leary ol the pavement in front of their places—it's a hoodoo to me. —o— Dana Paxson. has joined the coffee gulpers and maybe it was because on account of he matched nickels (that ain't gambling) with Bob Loss and he beat Bob and a few weeks until frost puts an end to the epidemic. But tire conservation and other things connected with the war effort seems to have prevented a good many from seeking this relief. The pollen from only 7,000 are credited to the United States. We had been in the war approximately eight months at the time his figures were compiled and there have been other losses since. However, when the deaths of Americans from war are compared with the ..."..-,, ~ . .j ... ui ^Jllt?l luuna uuiii wai aic uuuitjcii cu WILU iiic the rag weeds is said to be the main cause or tms deatns in one year of a i most 40,000 people from disease. Of course in Iowa we have "weed commis- ers" who are supposed to see that all "noxious" weeds are liquidated. It may be that the commissioners do not consider the rag weed "noxious." automobile smash-ups in this country one gets another angle. Why is it war deaths seem so tragic while automobile deaths are accepted as the natural expectancy of the risks of motor traffic? Hell Preferable to Hitler Reign The terrible treatment of the conquered people of Europe by Hitler is known to the world. The Poles, Jews, C/echs and Norwegian have been tortured more barbarously than anything recorded in history. Even Nero of ancient Rome when he threw Christians to the lions, looks like a piker compared with Hitler, his Quisling and his blood-sot ked gestapo. In Norway the persecution of innocent and helpless people by Quisling has been noted by the world with horror. Nazi treatment of 500 arrested Norwegian teachers according to reliable records of the regular Norwegian government in London, has been given out. The teacheis were arrested for refusing to teach Hitler's bloody code. They were shipped overland and by sea to work camps in northern Norway which has been described by competent observers as the worst act of terror experienced in Norway since the arrival of German occupation forces in April, 19*0. Most of these teachers were middleaged or „-, „ - * , elderly men—men who had spent all their adult ing the ship to sail fell on deaf ears. ci »*,7 -. .. - t Li _ :_ -KT-- T}tahr\n .Qfno>*on fncriafVleT* wifh 9. shipping shortage. The ship was designed for a maximum of 250 passengers. Hygienic conditions aboard were described as "extraordinarily bad.'" The 500 teachers were ordered into the cargo holds or elsewhere below deck.. Congestion was so great that teachers collapsing from fatigue "fell on top of each other or sprawled among the feet of those still able to stand. There were no blankets no sleeping accommodations and insufficient food. Protests poured in to authorities from Trondheim residents who were aware of these conditions. Only Dr. Rain, a Naajonal Samling (Qulsllcg party) member, was permitted to board the ship. He administered aid to approximately 100 sick teachers. It was declared at least 10 doctors would have been necessary to properly look after the sick. Two teachers were found to have become demented and several others shows signs of "prison psychosis." Dr. Rain's repeated protest against permitt- Bishop Stoeren, together with 28 pastors of Troendelag, sent the following telegram to Ragner Skanche, Quisling's Minister of Church and Education: "In the name ofjTesus Christ and humanity the undersigned pastors plead for mercy for the more than 500 teachers who are now being seni northwards. We cannot be silent in the face of sufferings which we know they are going through. The echoes of these will soon resound throughout the entire country." To this telegram Quisling merely replied that "it is the teachers who have transgressed, and the pastors should rather by trying to taiUc them into using their common sense." 'Eye-witnesses described conditions in the hold "The trip from Faaberg to Trondheira was' made of the ship. The only light came through a tiny 1« caUlecw* with the telchers packed in so tight- crack overhead. There was a "terrible stench," y thW we*? unable to sit down and scarcely able and no fresh air. From everywhere rose the des- ly tney ^"j^^teiy upon t^ir arrival they perate moans of those who were ill. It was stated ttxeS I Skjewtad, » wooden that hardened longshoremen of Trondbelm arrived „*,. It had been laid up for year, borne that evening with te*r»in ft*r £*?>*$ Jtiwrned to service because of the with gruesome accounts of wbftt they b*4 seen. years in the serenity of classroom routine in Norwegian towns and villages. Shunted about the country in coal or cattle cars, taunted and abused in concentration camps, finally packed aboard a small, decrepit and unsanitary steamship, many of the teachers fell seriously ill. Some went insane, gome died. All suffered from fatigue and exposure. Today these teachers, and others who followed them, are confined to labor camps in or near Kirkens, in the desolate regions of northern Norway, gome are working on German military projects as common laborers; others are loading and unloading the German ships that put in there, bringing supplies to troops operating in northern Russia. " —n 1 __«_ *___»_ Tn n nUn«n. *« TU.C1M Ah A.I »V1 TITO D ' AUNT LUCY'S Helpful Hints MEAL PLANNING - COOKING - SEWING In nearly every fajmiily where there are children the problem of the "pushed-back* cereal dish arises sooner or later. The simplest answer to this issue is to somehow make the cereal more attrac 1 - tive to the child, or if that falls, to include more of these vitamin- rich cereals in other dishes in ev- cry-day cooking. To pep up the Reader Comment ALGONA BOYS IN AI-iASKA FREEZE COMING ON A letter from Floyd Pierce tells of weather conditions In Alaska beginning to contain the bites of frost and even during the latter part of August they had several "spittings" of snow. He tells of one area where the terrain was covered with tundra grass which was- thick and heavy yet after it had been cut they found frost but it thawed -two feet after the removal of the grass. Transportation of food find materials aTe at times a problem and only recently a shipment of 15 cases of eggs arrived, the first eggs they had for nearly a month. Floyd writes that the A'lgona boys alre all getting along fine. It will be remembered they are Floyd Pierce, Bernard ' Green, Leo Streit, Clifford (Whitey) Bocfne, Chas. McVey, Jr., Jack Johnston, Jr., Eldon 'Lindstrom, Perry Owen Art Orton and Howard Seeley.' Included with Floydfa letter is a poem written by one of the boys. We leave it to our readers to guess who is the poet in the bunch. Canned Beef and Tears Their faces were grim As their tractors did roat 1 . Just one thing on their minds 'Keep the Japs from our shore. The Muskegor mountains Didn't alter their course They drove straight on through With plenty of force. They wallowed in muck Clear up to their knees To complete what they could 'Before it would freeze. Their eye brows and lashes Got singed when they, fought To put out the flres That somehow had caught. The dozers pushed on The pine trees they fell, The road went on through In spite of a'll h — . The rivers tried hard To swallow the steel As tractor and scraper Their bottoms did feel. The camp life was rugged It wasn't like home, They took time to eat But 'never to comb. The cooks they tried bard To serve what they could But a meal can't be made [From canned beef and wood. Now, sweethearts and wives When your guys all get home They may tell you some lies It you ask about Nome. iSo treat them real nice Don't lay down the law Or they'll 90 back to Alaska, 1 And marry * looks and flavor of the morning porridge sprinkle quick-cooking oatmeal generously with raisins, chopped dates or figs Just before serving: These dried fruits may also be- added to cornmeal mush or whole wheat cereals. Chopped cooked prunes are also a tasty addition and butter and brown sugar make a delicious substitute for milk and sugar. Left-over cereal, molded, sliced and lightly browned in butter is very good when served hot with syrup. Left-over oatmeal mixed with (believe it or not) peanut-butter and prepared in this manner is surprisingly popular with children and is certainly nourishing. As for the dry, ready-to-eat cereals, try- combining two different kinds and heat in a moderate oven a few minutes before serving. There are many ways to Include cereals in other foods breads, vegetable cookies, meat loaf, pie-shells, etc. The following recipes all contafh cereals of some kind or another and in most cases the chldren won't even know they are eating it! Crackling Bread 1% cups white cornmeal % cup sifted flour % teaspoon soda 2 teaspoons baking powder U teaspoon salt 1 cup sour milk 1 cup cracklings, sliced Mix dry ingredients together. Add milk and stir in cracklings. Form into oblong cakes and place in a greased baking pan. Bake in hot oven for 30 minutes. Makes 8 to 10 small cakes. Savory Meat Loaf 2 pounds ground beef •1 egg, sightly beaten J /4 cup minced onion 1% teaspoon salt % teaspoon pepper l'/4 cups condensed soup 2 cups cereal flakes, crushed % cup fat Mix ingredients thoroughly in the order listed except the fat. Shape into loaf and place in greased baking pan. Bake In jnoderate oven about 1% hours. Baste meat frequently with a mixture of the '/£ cup fat and 1 cup boiling water. Serves 8. Cereal Flake Pie Shell /!% cups cereal flakes, crushed 14 cup sugar . % cup butter, melted Mix crumbs and sugar together; stir In butter. Line pie-pan with mixture by pressing it firmly into place. Chill for 20 minutes or bake in moderate oven for 10 minutes. Cool. Makes one 9-inch shell. Kidney Bean Loaf 1 can kidney 'beans 1 large onion V> pound American cheese 'Quick-cooking oatmeal Parsley Salt and pepper to taste 1 small can tomao sauce (Drain liquid from the beans and put t^eans, onion, green pepper and cheese through food grinder. Add chopped parsley and salt to season well and enough dry quick-cooking oatmeal to form a soft loaf. Roll in arumbled cornflakes, place In an oiled b^lMmr P&Qi an d bates Jn a moderate oven for 20 minutes. (Too much baking or too hot an oven will cause loaf to f$U apart.) When almost dQne'pOur owe sml) can of tomato sauce over the loaf. May b£ served either hot or sold, 1 w*« out At the democrat women's meet at the Country Club Thursday and here 1 thought all t^e ityme democrats* (were more democratic about their eating too and there were ao darned many tools piled around my plate and 60 to place safe 1 used all of 'em irrespective and regardless and 1 niet some of the democrat state candidates and I've decided to vote for 'em next November and in front of me there was a clgaret ash tray and ao i smoked a clgaret, and 1 was the only one and my face got so red and then again when they closed the meeting by singing the national anthem I sang bass and I was the only bass singer there because none of the women were bass singers and my usually dulcet basso voice stood out like a sore thumb and people began to look at me to see If anything was wrong wth me and there wasn't only I was the only bass singer in a choir of 150 voices and I didn't know enough to shut my fool mouth trying to sing bass with 149 sopranos. —o— ' September 1st whs "ditch your straw hat day" and' a lot Of guys never did It including me because on.account of I ain't got no good other hat and here was Joe Dooley and Dr. Thlssen and Lawrence Gilespie and Luke Linnan and'Bill Jaggard and W. C. Dewel and Dr. Wlnkel all lugging their straw hats around with. 'em and I was going to suggest that the police be authorized to pick up all straw hats and have a city truck run over 'em within the week. And T. H. Chris- chllles even came down town without a necktie and had on a straw hat, too, and it must be that sum mer ain't over with yet, but the 1st of September is "ditch your straw hat day"' nevertheless. And Wm. Boykdn, banker ait Titonka, was in town Thursday and he wore a straw hat, and G. W. Blelch came down from Burt wear- Ing a straw hat and Julius Kunz from Wesley and he had a hat which wasn't a spring chicken any longer and J. A. G. Smith from Fenton and maybe w.e should not run over .their hats with a truck while they are visiting in our town. Maybe we could arrange for the draymen in their towns to run over the straw hats that are worn after September 1st. Edgar Inlay, of the Lakota Record, suggests that maybe we shouldn't be too hard on some of the straw hat wearers and just run a wheelbarrow over the hats and they could perhaps patch 'em up for next year. Eddie Shackelford, Mayor Kohl- laas, Chas. Ostwinkle and myself lave brown hats all alike and a sort of straw which can be run over >y a freight engine and it wouldn't lurt 'em much and we defy any policeman in this town grabbing em off our domes and running over 'em with a truck. And that's that. Ladies Rural Club, Ottosen, Met Thursday Ottosen: The Ladles' Rural club met at the home of Mrs. Sam Kropf Thursday, Sept. 3. Scripture wns read by Mrs. Antone Spleen. Dues were paid by the members. Roll call consisted of various Items- Plans were made for the—annual flower show' to 'be Sept. 11. The lesson on President Roosevelt was given by Mrs. Joe Anliker. Readers' Digest was given by Mrs. Earl Long. Special feature was "America the Beautiful" by a group accompanied by Mrs. Louis Hendrickson on the guitar. All Upper Des Moines Want Ads run a second time free in The Saturday Shopper. thrifty home buyers are discovering the time-j saving and moneysaving advantages of our Home Lonn plan Algona Federal Savings & Loan Phone 56 (MM) of *» it* b * w wood few* >• » WOHTROB* GRM NEIGHBORS PICK SWEET CORK AT REYNOLDS FARM Giant: The following' neighbors gathered At the Mrs. Rose Reynolds home Wednesday - morning ana picked 16 acres of sweet corn: AI Zlelske, Rudy ttardt, Wallace Hey ndlds, Wilbur Farrow, Charles Dunn, Harold Mlno, Maurice Leln, Verh ,and Clyde hderadn, version Hutdhtnson, Orvllle Ramsey, Del- bret Hunt, Ralph Angle, fed Thll- ges, Wm. Beclt, Edwin Mlno, Leonard Mlno, Glen Mtno, Earl Anderson, Albert Krahiesmeler, Dale Waferbury, JMrl Patterson, "poo 1 Morton, Joe Mayne, Roy Mlno, Wm. Speleher, Gerald Spelcher, Walter i&rrgstront, Fred Sheeley, Delmer Anderson, Manfred Boever and Ed Scftmall. The following ladles assisted with the cooking: Mrs. Win. Beck, Mrs. Gus Anderson, Mrs. Delmer An- pjrson, jMrs.) Wallace Reynolds*, Mrs. Rotfy Hardt, Mrs. Al Zlelske, and Miss Ann- Schmall. Maurice- and Junior Drew and Rudolph Ehgrstrom spent last week end camping- at Lake Okobojl. Merrill Hagedbrn of Blue Earth ll,, vlnted Wednesday &t tfw Mrs. Dlvef* * Diving equipment Made 6y « local concern was Used by ihen to clean and repair leaks lit the Greenfield swimming pdol The diving helmet was made itom « wot water tank, with air supplied foy a small motbr driven compressor sWn- ilar to those used on paint spray guns. No More New Pianos When present sfock Is gone. Select your piano now while we still have a good selection. Special'Terms Pay 20% down— balance without-Interest If paid before Dec. 16th. Other terms arranged it desired. Fllano delivered to your home now or any time before Christmas. • Used Eiamos We have an unusually large stock of fine high grade used pianos. All reconditioned! and guaranteed. Better buy your piano now than to pay more later. Jones Piano House Fort Dodge, Iowa FARM for Sal* or Trad* • Improved 121-acre farm in Free* born County ( Minnesota, located about IS miles northeast Of Albert Lea, 16 mile* northwest of Austin, Minnesota, and aboot SO miles north of Mason City, Iowa. The land is leVcf, bled, mostly under cultivation, and suitable for gen',, eral farm crops grown in southern Minnesota. •' IMPROVEMENTS: (Located In II fcfovO 1 4-room House. Barn, with capacity for 4' head horses, 20 head dairy cow*. Chicken House. Hog House. ' Granary, Splendid water supplied' by flow' ing well. A productive farm in-ar fine; well I developed community with' good' roads, .excellent schools and churches* and convenient markets. Will sell this farm for-cash, or might be willing to exchange it for unencumbered residential or'busi- ness property of equal value' in> ar good town in Iowa or Minnesota • for further information sag any- of the following real estate firms: ALGONA Kohlhaas Bros. Eaton R. Johnson: '.. BANCROFT J. H. Sheridan SWEA CITY John L. Campbell Elmer 1C. Smith Walter Smith TIRES HAPPH* T0 COAl BUY YOURS THIS WEEK Just as important, pick dependable quality—the fine'heating power to be hatt in Great Heart coal. Its top-notch heat rating gives you-, comfort and savings from long-burning'service. Ignition is quick — draft response fast—ash: runs less than a bushel per ton;. Guaranteed to please. LESS THAM, A BUSHEL OF ASH TO A TONl F. S. Norton & Son Phone 229 "rom where I sit., oe Marsh WILL FROST dropped over last eve* King nod we had 9 glass of beer on the back porch, I could see Will WM hustih' to say something , . , "Well," he frwlly remote, hold. ing up his glass to the light of the settin' sun. "I paid my income Ux today-thtf d There was a note of pride in Will's voice thai some folks might h«r» found amusing— If they didn't know Will... ^ * * ,* Wasn't amusing to me though. I happen to taw this ia the firat year Will's filed an income ta* return, and I suspect the payment ' wasn't very Wg . , , probably in tbe general neighborhood of $ And speakin' «f taxes...I read the other day that during the nine years sin«» beer came back, beer taxes hat* brought in more than two and « half billion dollars to the gorernment, * * * Then it went on to say that the beer industry provides more than a million dollars a day in taxes, SQmeofthat'sfederal.sQine'Bstete, and some's local, But any way you describe it, it's a lot o| money. * Bight here in Iowa, for tatance, thj taxe« from beer last year alow were wore than enough to pay for fourtefn 4-enfflno bo»ber«, «ty fighter ajrplanet, or aeyeiiiy.fivji tmnlra , ^w m§.m l Made bin) fed yoooi , , . because be we? doing his parts? an American cit js»n . , . helping up his end. Jhaj; money djrat tift y n4d> 8awr- T^«1towyWittw*uM*W( .Agl brin' rtiLto

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