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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, August 5, 1943
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. Attflttt S,1943 %per ZDea ilfotae* 9 North Dodge Straet presence of the prisoners will not be felt by the J. W. HAGGARD & R. B. WALLER, Publishers townspeople as they will be strictly .confined to Entered as Second Class Matter at the Postoffice at the prison enclosure > but tne large contingent of Algona, Iowa, under act of Congress of Mar 3 1879 arm y troops as guards will more or less dominate Issued Weekly ' ' tne town, which is considered undesirable. — ~ — _ We do not understand just who it was that suggested Algona to the government as a good place for a prison camp but we have heard very little favorable comment. If there are any good reasons for locating a camp in Algona we would like to hear them, and will be glad to publish them. Church Gambling . S5OCJATIOKI A LiHlt of Thii -- A Lmlt of Thai.. N«t Much of Anything Second Place, General Excellence, Iowa Press, 1940 First Place Award Winner, 1033, Iowa's Most Outstanding Weekly, Judged by State University of Iowa I aie dinner with the vice pres (dent of the United States Frlda noon at Hotel Algona and ther was new corn served and I notlcec he was just us human as I v/a | tind as Art Murray of Boncrbl was and as Julius Kunz of Wesley was and as Luke Linnan was be SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN KOSSUTII CO. One Year, in advance $2.00 Upper Pes Moines and Kossuth County Advance in combination, per year . $3 i, - 1 SUBSCRIPTION RATES OUTSIDEi "KOSSUTH" One Year in advance $2 50 Upper Des Moines and Kossuth County Ad- By the month '. ' 25c ADVERTISING RATES Display Advertising, per inch 35c Bingo and other gambling games of a like caus e on account of they all made nature has been given legal sanction in Ohio at a loi °' sort °' Sooey noises when least when it is played for charitable purposes, f a - te •" and there was butte such as is indulged in by churches. Gov. Bricker^ who is a candidate for president, has placed hl.-j this church gambling by . the legislature. It is suid I Brennan of Emmetsburg," he didn't tiiHt tne DIM is sponsored by at least two protes- have u necktie on and he got so taut ministers. The new law in Ohio goes into visity with the vice president thai effect in 00 days. The law, as we understand it, lle cul 'ed Him Henry but I went 1'Pnilit'flt; tll-J* tltfi rt,, .„-.!-. 1J ._-,-* , i . .1 hi in Cino hnH«t' Hnnnnen n» ..»«».. u i but, gee, that corn id there were It there and they all had and suffered but requires that the gambling must be done In churches and for charitable purposes. We have ulwuys maintained that him one better because on account of I called him Hank. EDITORIAL COMMENT Hy J. \V. lluggnrd Vice President Wallace The visit uf Vice President Henry Wallace to Algona last week has brnuglu him more nr less into the piiljlii: eye locally, and his record h,,s been buth praised and ninilemried. In our opinion Henry Wallace iiersunully is one of the finest men that Iowa has known, as were his father and grandfather before him. They all have heen real dirt farmers, and as secretary of agriculture Henry Wallace was at his best and did much for Hie improvement of the farm situation. It was Hem y who developed the hybrid corn idea, which haa almost doubled the production of corn in Iowa in the past lew years, and his ever-normal granary idea has proven valuable and the fanners have to give him credit for many other goo,| ideas. He is personally a high-minded and cullinvcl gentleman who is always ready to sacrifice himself for his neighbors. Hut after all Henry has no place in politics. He is no rough and tumble Myhter and doesn't have what it lakes in that game. He is an idealist and dreams beautiful dreams of heaven on uarth n other words he is impractical. He believes that He and Hosevelt can remake the world over according to plims which sound childish to a practical num. No thought is taken of the expense lhal is ot little importance in the scheme of things. They plan to take care of all of us fn blond in their veins whether they belong wear and Sunday go-to-church to a church or not. For many years we have duds and u necktie and what else noted the crowds down at the Kossuth county could I do and I suffered for three fair grounds lined up at the bingo and blanket hours in the unusual garb but I games, and a careful scrutiny of these social gath- e »J°yed the dinner even while I erings showed most all of the church denomi- " "''"'"'" "" """ " nations represented. And this at a time when county fairs were in duty bound to suppress all gambling and immoral shows. . W '_ Ration Potatoes We had supposed from the current price of potatoes that there was a scarcity and that we might be forced to go without potatoes before spring. Now it is announced that the government first named in each committee is chairman because of aptitude and distinct knowledge of the different elements and tools connected with gulping. For instance Jlmmle Neville is the finest coffee spoon drinker In Algona, C. W. Nleoulin is'the bcstest saucerer in town and never spills a drop, Henry Bun kofske can lift a cup the mos highly graceful, Bud Zender know all about the effect of sugar on coffee and the system: Matt Lamuth know Just how much coffee should be stirred; Cecil McOInnis s a finer dunker th,nn O. L. Thoreson; Dr. Schaap Is a swell har- nonlzer. both vocally and organi- '^^ Safety grams can was choking and Roy Brown was there and he had on a necktie and he was choking, too, and the vice president, said he could wear a necktie because on account of he had a bit of rubber in it and which took the strain off his neck, and | there's an idea. Al Jorgciison of Plum Creek was in town the other day wearing the nicest straw hat and with him was Glenn Jenkinson of Union bus ;t,00() carloads of new potatoes that they can't and lle nnd tl)e kintl of " C "P '" sell, and are contemplating feeding them to the hogs. It might be well to put us all on a potato ration nad make it rather small, then we would all tight for potatoes and the 3,000 carloads would vanish like u snowball in ... (deleted). Opinions of Other Editors Subsidies Cut Kills and Roost Taxes Decnrah Journal: You may save 5 cents a pound on buttur but watch your taxes go up to pay for the difference. "I am in favor of winning this war regardless ot cost, but the President seems to have no idea ol the value of money or the enormity of the debts thf fi-irlU. i, it -,,L mini ••• •••- . "."....i iiiuiicj. 111 me unormuy oi tne debts me u aim. to Hie grave. I his is something tlu,t "»fl we elect congress to stop waste," L L Coryell '"'-'" wants, even it were to be had. It S , ! ''' sa - vs | n his Monday Morning Blues. But is the locomotive engineers wear anc he said he wore that kind because on account of he got tired of running around after straw hats every time there was a bit of wind and Al said he was going to buy one of those caps, too, and then lie'd give me his straw hat and I've already got three. But those boys have got something there, worn 1 a caj) instead of a straw hat because on account of you can glue a cap to your head but once a straw hat takes to the street it's hard to catch, sometimes. —o—• And now that coffee Is rationed any more and I not can Watch Dog of the Treasur ry • a ---«•»-• ^ "m Mini, in i. tun ac, llclii [U OOlrOW the money which puts us further in debt and gives us more of that dreaded inflation and higher taxes. Last year this government paid out 700 million dollars in subsidies to canning factories and onis or two other industries. We thought we got our r, . ,. ............. .w-J. II w VllWVt£IIV \VC SUl UUl u may be mat the people of Iowa do not Banned goods cheaper but we didn't because our realize what a splendid public servant they have S"vernmiMit took the money we paid out in bonds in the person of C. Fred Porter, who is state a helped feed us. The new subsidy in butter comptroller. We think that both republicans and ^ cost llntolcl hundreds of millions of dollars' .democrats will agree that Fred Porter has savori M ent "'f subsi(iv Program, as now proposed, *!,„ .....i.. _« r r oi itu nas Sd\C(l W1 JJ cos t the Ameriran nonnlo nt lunof t,,,^ K.-II;,.., employed in the state house at Des Moines tor perhaps twenty-five years in one capacity or another. When our own Charley Murtagh was appointed as the rirst comptroller m 1933 he touud Fred Porter in the office of the state auditor, where he had been employed tor some time At that time he was rated high as a student of i,)H finances uf the state. Charley made him deputy state comptroller without paying any attention as to what political party Porter belonged to As a matter of fact Mr. Porter belongs to the republican party, but it seems that even a republican can have as sound views uu state nuances as a democrat, and sometimes souader, so to speak, as Chris Keese, the man at the next desk says in his column, "Kavmys by Uuese," one of the features of the Upper Des Moines editorial page. When Charley retired when the democrats lost the state olficea, his efficient deputy was made state comptroller in his own right. It is said that Mr. PorUu- started his work til the state house in the janitor's department, but in a few years he was generally recognized as having an understanding knowledge of state liuau- cial matters that was not equalled. Every cent oi slate expenditures comes under his scrutiny and the position is easily the most important >.n the state house so far us the taxpayers o.f the state arc concerned. Charley Murtagh made a wonderful ivcoid for efficiency and economy as the lirst state Comptroller und Mr. Porter has been a worthy successor. It is really too bad'that there are not. u few like him down at the national capital. Mr. Porter is known to his friends as "The Watchdog oc the Treasury," and ha.-, truly earned that title. 1 hat Prison Camp tl may be that the puiposod prison camp tor .-\lyona. which is beiny considered by the govein- meiit, would nut t>c any ^rea'. n.vset and there a:'e a number oi Algona people who consider such a camp a distinct detriment to the lite uf the cilv. Howard Plan of Alogna was in Douglas, Wyoming, last week. They have just completed a prison camp there, but as yet no prisoners have arrived but they are expected at any moment. Douglas is a town oi :i;>UO or perhaps most : their this government will have to pay these debts and the money will come out of the pay envelopes and out of everyone's pocket. "A government debt is different than an individual's debt. If you go in debt to buy a cow, you milk the cow and pay off the indebtedness but when the government goes in debt there is nothing cominy in with which to pay off the debt only through higher taxation on the people. The estimated national debt is twice as much as our entire country's assessed valuation of all its property— houses, factories, farms, mines, stocks of goods and all personal belongings. (Head this last sentence again; it is really alarming!)" lint is Congress the check on the executive it is supposed to be'.' * * * Treason aiut Imbecility Esthcrville News: A north Iowa editor who thinks that Britain, Germany and other European nations ought to light out their difference whiie the United States stays on the sidelines, suggesting that this country always gets what anyone does who interferes in a family row, draws a broadside of U -inch guns from 'Earl Hall of the Mason City Globe Gazette. Mr. Halt is ever on the alert for treason and describes the isolationist euitor as one whose "body keeps on moving about oven though the mind some time ago ceased to function." Mr. Hall agrees that this may not amount to treason and. that imbecility or senility suggest themselves as better descriptive terms. We don't know who the erring scribe is, but sad i.s his fate consigned to the same hell as that to which Hall sentenced Colonel McCormick ol the Chicago Tribune. # * * Farley No Nudealer Northwoud Anchor: James A. Farley was never much of a New Dealer at heart. He is stdi less one now than he was postmaster general under President Koosevelt, it one may judge by one of his latest sayings:: "We have won the by hard work, honesty and self-reliance. There is no better formula through which we can win the future." SKL.K-KKLIANCK! That isn't the way we've been Hearing it for several years. Blow Tu fropaganda Eslherville News: The announcement that OWl will publish no more pamphlets as a result ol Congress crippling the office of war information by granting less funds is good news. The movie propaganda division is out oi' business, too. The country didn't object to the formation of drink a barrel of it every day«if 1 want to it is time that we sort of reorganized the Amalgamated Association of Coffee Gulpers, elected new officers, and so forth. We should get some new blood into the crowd, so to speak, and I am therefore a committee of one to make nominations and here they are: For president, O. F. Peterson; vice president, Chas. A. Uerlngur; secretary, VValter Bradley (you can read his writing when it's cold); treasurer, me, because on account of I'm a good money counter. The board of directors is made up of D. A. Barnard, Tim O'Brien, Bill Pech, Otto Nelson, Marc Moore, C. S. Kurtz, W. E. Allen and Harry V. Beeson. —o— After a studious investigation of all those birds I find they will make good officers because on account of they know why they gulp coffee and they ain't afraid o hardening of the arteries. Thcj can gulp a la glamour, a la noise or noiseless, a la slirp, a la saucer a la everything. They know gooi coffee when they smell it and they know just what it does to the tinman system. And now that they can individually and collectively gulp their barrel every day i"f they want to they are going to town for the organization. iiuiuAui. uuui vocHiiy ana or* zotlonalfy, and W. A. Foster ._.. tralghten out members who may werve the least bit toward alirp- ng. I have every confidence in the billty of these committees to gulp heir way down the line for the urther good of the Amalgamated issoclation of Co/Feo Oulpers now hat we can gulp to our heart's content. I have had word from Lone Rock and Jack Quinn, mayor, wants the gulpers organized there; at Fenton, E. K. Johnson will chock on membership; Sim Leigh wants Irvington represented will a club, H. R, Zumach over a Whittemore will look after th gulpers there; Chas. Hanselmoi says he can line up the gulper in LuVerne; BUI Hammer wll sign up the St. Joe gulpers; Lee O Wolfe at Tltonka thinks he can even sign up Frank Clark; at Lakota, Jerry Heetlund will have the membership cards; Wesley's gulpers will be organized by J. L Sluder; C. W. Lindquist( that's H good Irish name) will cover Swea City for the gulpers; G. W. Bleich sold he would even move into Hurt to get the ,gulpera lined up there; Carl Penrson will accept members In the bank at. Bancroft; at St. Benedict, Fred Erickaon will have cards for the gulpers; Geo, C. Olson will take care of the gulpers at Sexton and H. M. Dyers will gather in the Ledyard Kulpers. All in all the county will be pretty well organized with n lol of now members now that gulping can go on and on because on account of here's plenty of coffee to gulp 'rom here on out. The number of man-days IbS last year in industry because oi accidents and accidental deaths totaled 270,000,000, What would these man-days have saved had the accidents been avoided? Here are the facts: 12,6do large bombers could have been delivreed, or 03,000 fighter planes, or 171,000 light tanks, or 423 destroyers or 39 full-fledged battleships. Wouldn't it be wonderful to have this equipment for our boys In the fighting lines to use against the forces opposing liberty and freedom? Industry la called upon to produce more and more in spite of the man-power shortage and is tapping sources of labor never dreamed of before. A great deal of help can be given If you and I simply are care- , in 6Uf ham* life,! Let's hate cut d<w* thu futift , and in driving out ears. I mandoua toll, Pepsl-Coli Company, Loni Island City, N. Y. Franehlsed Bottler: PEPSI-COLA BOTTLING CO. Of FORT DODGE ./s \ SUP 4 m <. ///////nun TH«8E (VERY DAY LOW PRIORI, KXOIPT ON PERISHABLH, ARE OUARANTEED THRU THURSDAY, AUGUST IZlh. Mr. —o— "Raver," organizer and president o'f the "No-Necktie Club," Algona:— and Howard .say* that there i.s much complaint OWl, and in fact welcomed it, because the word from the eitUens of the lown about thy conduct oi the big army ol workers engaged in building the camp, many of them being bad characters and most of them "rough-necks." Drinking and iiamorulity had increased ancl the town had not received any added business with the exception of the liquor .store and taverns. When the prisoners arrive oi course the government will furnish ••information" was effective bait. When the agency proved to have mainly propaganda function OW~1 lust its popularity. Congress has a difficult time in eliminating uimeeded OWI pay rollers, however, lor when OWl suiters a cut in appropriation it just transfers employes to other agencies and the taxpayers foot the salary bill anyway. Our government thirst tor the power of a press infiltrated with its propaganda. I have selected for the various committees the following: Spoon— Jimmie Neville, Dr. McCorkle.and Milton Norton; saucer—C. W. Nk 1 - oulin. Bill Hawcott and Karl Bowman; cup—Henry Bunkufske, Mel Falkenhainer and W. T. Giossi; sugar—Bud Zender, E J. Housh and Herb Hedlund; stir—Matt Lamuth, Walter Kwy and H. \V. Post; dunking—Cecil McGinnis, Clyde Ridenour and At Schultz; harmony—Dr. Schaap, Bob Mc- C'ullough and A. E. Lauritzen; membership.—W. A. Foster, Chas. Clement and Glenn Strayer. The I am fully 100 percent in accordance wjth the principles of the no neckties policy. I feel there is a definite need for such an organization to eleminute the sutler- ing of the male population. Th only reason I wear a tie is to cove up the missing top button of m shirt when I wear a coat or \/he my wife catches me before I leav the house. Needless to say wher the wife says "Wear a tie" I com ply at<once in order to maintai peace and harmony within th<. home boundaries. But when I ge outside of the reach of marita jurisdiction the necktie becomes a casualty and is removed. There fore I wish to state, with no reservations, that I favor "no neckties" (as far as possible) a all times. Let the organizatior grow with speed. I further wish to state that not only do I NO1 object to wearing a tie after supper, as stated in the UDM last week, but I also do not object to NOT wearing a tie at any time, whether the time be afternoon! forenoon, dinner or'bed time. Yours truly, L. L. Lease, Wesley. —o— According to that letter which I got Friday I can depend on Lester Lease to see to it that the no- necktie club flourishes in Wesley and I've been invited over there to eat chicken on Sunday, August 15. at St. Joseph's hall, and at that ime maybe we could arrange to have a meeting of the Wesley no- necktiers. And I'll make a speech to the boys and it'll be good because on account of I know all the angles of ties and necks and shivt collars and breathless suffering because of the necktie menace. If*" ... * l>oln " •»«»'«• of Ohwnploni Grapefruit „.,,„„ I2c Wheaties 2 Campbell'. Tomito a Polnu Ou.k.r Puffed Whwt "~- I2e Bran Flakes " ,..,... Ou»n Thrown P«sk Olives umres . 1 "'" Rllllav 3Z <»• Dimer JM , 9c """Flakes ,.„...,.. 9c | 3e I0e 1 IB. JAR 24c 15 RED POINTS S POINTS ., , 1HJW I2c "Whir or B-Mlnuu cr of Wheat *'• *" W 11681 8un Rloh n«oui.r Rolled Oats RINSO LARGE PKG. Burnett's i* Ftef^lu Black Pepper 27c Macamix K .» KlboM 5c Dog Food "i"**"* , ' «««rchimit *0 Oil. In. Margarine ,,,^280 Matches 3 1 WO , RICH SATISFYING FLAVOR 18K COFFEE DRIP OR REG. GRIND USE COFFEE STAMP NO. 22 A riNE QUAUTt CAKE HOUR SWANSDOWN DOUBIE ACTION BAKING POWDER ' • v - v / ^1 ^1 CALUMET \--.M FLOUR 1.95 EVAP.MILK3 ' /*D AKinUA'^ ^UfiAtt'^5 PILLSBURY ENRICHED wKAni/nv* a ww\*«»* -v^ t ^^ FLOUR 2.45 MQLASSE!) < 1 RED POINT EACH PINT JAR 23< From the Files TEN YEARS AGO Lusby's had an actvertisemen to the effect that with a nickc purchase oi' au ice cream cone ; double dip would be given. My how Ihiugs have changed. Ten years ago Well Peterson sun of Mrs. A. 1.. Peterson, hati been commissioned a lirst lieuten- u-aant in the U. S. Navy. Today Mell is a lieutenant commander in the Pacific Ileet. Hoger Michel, Kussell Pickett, and Bob Dewel had taken their saving examinations direction of Perry luruor life .aider the White. Parity For Whom ? Estherville \e\vi President Roosevelt last week vetoed a farm gone high enough, and ceilings and barriers were parity bill, intended to increase tarm prices, which fixed to prevent further increases in pay h " ''•^"•" iK "' 1 ' J - """^' ; ..... ••-" ..... ' "-' ............ ••••-" described as "inflationary" and "dangerous." He might be right in his attitude toward the bill said in rei'using to sign it. Now that the farmer has been turned down rlally he naturally will watch with some interest 10 s *i<i how emphatic and blunt the President is in But if Mr. Roosevelt is correct in preventing dc-aJ,ing with those issues which involve the city One thing is certain: the government will have to treat both the tanner and the city laboring man alike or there will be serious political consequences. The farmer may choose to over- further increase in the price of farm products %btni he will be wrong il, and when, hu grants tti (jity workers what he is refusing to allow country :h;ers. Mr, Roosevelt has enjoyed a Jong honeymoon ia office, with the f.arm vote in une pocket and look the recent Presidential rebuke," but"oiily""i.f labor vote in another. He may be at the cross roads at precisely this moment, when it is determined whether he ca« keep what's in both no favoritism is shown. If the President grants hikes in city wag<;3 that win increase the cost ui production on farms then farmers will have to view the White House The President has settled the farm issue, it is attitutde as one of. rank partiality in favor of a tp be assumed, on the basis oJ; his honest convic- voting group embraced more devotedly by Mr. tjious, not hesitating U> coll 3. halt, ou the farmer's Roosevelt than themselves. wh,ieh are bis wages, fei the past MI- To use a strictly r.ural expression, what's good •" ' "13$ uwJicated (&& city wages have for the is good, for the gaeder. George Godfrey had been ap- jointed assistant to the president in the agricultural department of Iowa State College. Before this he had been president of the Kossuth County Farm Bureau. A kittenbaU game had been played between the "Fats" and the "Leans." A revenge game had taken place about a week later by the Fats, who lost the first game and won the revenge game. Andy Anderson and Harry Holmes had made quite a combination for the Fats, with Andy neatly juggling a fly ball until the runner, got to third and then dropped it. Frank had broken his toe when he found second base immovable. E. V. Swetting, then Kossut county attorney, had caught IS pike while on his annual trip t northern Minnesota. How man> would jump at the chance to breai that record now? Four Corner News YEABS AGO Those had been the days when robbery was as common as the three-day measles. George Galbraith's store and the Milwaukee depot had both been robbed the same week. Algona men had a campaign started tor the building of a swimming pool. It seema tbat .their efforts have been fulfilled, and all of AJgona is now enjoying the benefits from these early entbusi- 4SIUS. Darlene Lee spent last week with Mr. and Mrs. George Lee. Phyllis Rich has been helping Mrs. Cecil Bjustrom, the past week. A threshers meteing was held at the Edward Rich home last Friday evening. Jackie Pierson, Hurt, niece of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Smith, stayed y.t the Smith home the past week and went with Eva Lea to detassel corn for the local hi-bred seed corn plant. Mrs. Earl Miller, McCook, Nebr., daughter Jacqueline and son Marvin, and Mrs. Keith Stevens and children went to Spirit Lake and Okoboji on Wednesday to visit relatives for a few days. They planned to return home Sunday. Doris Drayton celebrated her 19th birthday Saturday by having at 8:30 dinner the following: Mar- (aret Valentine, Eileen Thul and Phyllis Rich. 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