Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on January 26, 1933 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, January 26, 1933
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PAGE FOtfl* Of gut); (j£0«ntj» •NTBRED AS SECOND C I/A S S matter December 31, IMS, a't the JPoBtoffloe at Algona, Iowa, under the act of March 2, 1879. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION I—To Kossuth county postofflees and bordering- postofflceg at Armstrong, Bode, Brltt, Buffalo Center, Corwith, Cylinder, Blmore, Hutchins, Llvermore, Ottoaen, Rake, Ring- West iBend, $2.00 •ted, Rodman, Stllson, and Woden, year •-To all other U. S. Postoffices, year $2.50 WHAT HAPPENED IN THE SENATE MONDAY In the senate at Des Moines Monday a bill to repeal tax exemptions of public bonds «'<is up. Knudson, of. Hamilton, offered an amendment to tax as moneys .and credits the stock of public utility and domestic merchandising and manufacturing companies. Knudson was not trying to defeat repeal of tax exemptions. He wua supporting that. But he wanted, be- eldes, to tax the stock of el^ti-ic vervice and telephone companies and euch other companies net the Mg washing machine corporations. He proposed only a modest tax, the •moneys and credits tax, which is -about as near nil In taxation as can abe devised. We do not know all the ins and >outs, or whys and wherefores, of the Tjnaneuvering which ensued in the wenate; but there was a rumpus. On -the one hand two senators who were -.members of the interim tax reduc- •Jtion committee objected to having •fcands laid on a pet bill, and on an- «ther the representatives of the corporations were opposed to having «tocks taxed, even at the low mon- -cys and credits rate. Patterson «ould probably explain. Kralley, of Lee, moved to send the 3)111 to any standing committeo the -lieutenant governor might pick. 3Cnudson knew what that meant: ithe committee would kill hie amendment. Probably he guessed that HKraschel would pick Frailey's own judiciary committee No. 1 to look after the obsequies. Patterson now got into the fight with a substitute for Frailey's mo- •tion. He moved to send all bills on -the calendar to committees. Presumably this woujld have included the Thill Knudson was trying to amend. "What Patterson was up to is not •clear at this distance, but seemingly lie was trying to help Knudson. It •was apparently a parliamentary ruse. The showdown arrived, and Patterson's substitute was beaten; then TVailey's motion was carried, 25-20. Kraschel accommodatingly picked *Frailey's committee. The Knudson amendment will be quietly knocked in the head. Undoubtedly the corporations have their reasons. Who is Frailey? Frailey is a lawyer. Keokuk is in his county, but inert. Many people not gifted the ability to speak in ' public "Jie. hails from Port Madison. -one of the favored counties Le,e Is •which liaye a senator^ all by themselves. The population of the district is less ithan half that of Patterson's. That part of the state is old, conservative. The rich Bettendorfs are close by. TYailey js serving his 'eighth 4-year Some rec'ord! He must -senate term. 5)6 ab!e. Joe Frailey! This writer can op^pose his political principles, not him •personally. We recall him with a •gratitude that goes back to youth. Thirty-seven years ago, come March, ^ttie annual fight was on in Irving UnBtltute, Iowa City, on whether the society should continue to accept •"frat" members. Across the hall Jneanwhile the "Zets" were also deep in an annual fight — on whether they should continue ;to refuse "fratV -members! This writer, tHen' president, was one of a half dozen •"frats" in Irving Institute. To the rescue of the "frats" came Joe Frailey, "barb." Short, slight, a mere boy in appearance, he ha£ a deeip voice and was already an orator. He turned the day. Irving Institute stuck by its ancient policy. With fond recollections this writer has watched Joe Frailey's career ever since. The reader will pardon this digression of garrulous middle age. Let us 3iow turn to the Register's account of Monday's battle. The astute Clifton, political writer who wields .- a deft brush when it comes to coloring legislative stories, is again on the job. The Register gives his story the banner line, "ECONOMY BLOC WINS IN SENATE— Hold Tux Cut Seeded More Tliuu Revision — Upper nominated }n the manner previous to the primary law. A committee'consisting ,- of.. Fred Peterson, Harry, Linde, John Jongberg, William Evans, J. B. Vaughn, and L. A. Haglund was named to circulate a petition embodying the foregoing resolutions addressed to 'Senator (Patterson and Representative Bonnstetter. Editor R, S. Sperbeck was chairman of the meeting; .1. .T. Anderson, secretary. The Herald says Ralph Olson, young Ledyard farmer with "all the fire of a crusader," led the discussions. -Mr. Olson later led a similar meeting at Titonka, but whether the same action was taken there has not. been learned here. Most meetings of this kind are apt to be with sit quietly and perforce accept whatever is proposed by crusaders. This Is not meant as a personal criticism of Mr. Olson. His ability and good intentions are not doubted, and his zeal in the cause of tax reduction is to be commended. It is, however, to be noted that since he is young he can know nothing personally about pro-primary political conditions. The Advance doubts that many voters in Kossuth would agree that abolition of the primary election system would be real economy..Sober second thought, it is believed, will endorse the position of Repre,- who, though in Iowa ;ls committed against the primary system, realizes that without it we would shortly return to the system of local, county and state bossisnv.in the interest of private aggrandise- ment and private graft which flourished in pre-primary days. • . Primary elections cost something, it is true, but in the long run they are a necessary expense, and it would manifestly not be public economy, quite the contrary, to take away from the people the power to nominate their own officials and bestow the power on political bosses. The Col yum Lot's Not bo too D—(1 Serious sentatlve Bonnstetter, the democratic party Timely Topics Governor Herring's proclamation against mortgage foreclosures is without legal standing. Yet even mortgagees must feel that under the circumstances it was the wise thing to do. We are going through a period of psychological stress and storm which justifies some measure . of temporary resort to extra-legal authority. Whether one believes in the allotment plan or not, it is maddening to note how congress dawdles with it and gets nothing done. The bill which passed the house was far different from the original plan,' and the news Sunday was that the senate contemplated removal of control of production, wihlch Is the very heart of the plan. The danger at Des Molnes this winter is hasty legislation which will result in damage rather than good. Hotheads are making so much noise that they sound to weak-kneed legislators like an overwhelming majority. This is not to say that some things the agitators want are ^not good. The legislature ought; however, to t>e enough Its own master to take whatever time is required ,"to sort the good from the bad. Many toadly informed editors epeak of a "deficiency judgment law." There is no such law. When a court, enters a foreclosure decree it' reri-' ders judgment for the amount due and orders the property sold. If it doesn't sell for enough to .cover 'the judgment and costs, what is" left is the so-called deficiency, judgment. Courts cannot know in advance that there will be any such thing. Machines displace labor. The'tech- nocrats say this has gone so far^that the displaced labor can never find re-employment. In the Saturday Evening Post Caret Garret^ shows' that this theory has been raised twice before within a century and has turned out to toe false. The machines do, unfortunately, create periods of unemployment, but eventually man's ever increasing wants provide new employment. Members Defeat New Levy Typical Comment Opinion on Branch Banking, Humboldt Independent — Branch banking means that the needs of the Mouse Sill." That's a cute heading all right. „ The banner line starts the reader I?JL,*™"., out with the Impression that some designing spendthrift bloc was defeated. 'And note the top head—:. Tax Cut Needed More Than Revision. To how many careless readers •will it occur that tax cut AND revision would be nice? Not many: -hasty readers don't use their hea'ls that much, and clever •writers know it. Also note the words "defeat newspaper Jevy bill." That gives the reader an idea that a nefarious scheme for a new tax on all the people was beaten. You have to read and reread the confused story below to find out that smaller communities will be surrendered to ihe discretion of bank- era of the larger centers. Country i bank deposits will'be transferred to the larger centers and there be used as the money powers see tit to promote t'.i^ir interests. It will be another step in robbing the smaller centers of independence. Credit Where Credit Is Due. Emmetsburg Reporter — No matter what is accomplished toy the present state administration in the way of tax reduction, it must always be remembered that Governor Turner "started it," Something to Think About. Albia Union-Republican — If ; the T O THE DEPARTMENT of Agriculture, Jefferson City, Mo.—I note with Interest your appointment of a deputy bee inspector. I have a bee that might interest you. For a long time I have wanted to Inspect it myself, but inexperience and natural timidity has deterred me. Or shall I say experience? The bee of which I speak has no license nnd appears to be working out of Its district. It habitates our back yard daily, although our nasturtiums have not bloomed yet, As a matter of fact, we planted them only a week ago, because our congressman was slow in sending the seeds. The 'bee Just hovers over the little plants, apparently waiting for them quite to bloom, fatigued. By nightfall it ds Sometimes it tries to light on a. 'blade of grass to rest, but Its .brakes appear to be bad. It always oversteps its goal, then takes off again. The bee's buzz is defective, too, as If' its fife were maladjusted. It bumbles, but is not a bumble-'bee. I know Its honey cannot be up to the high standard sought by the apiary division of your department. I wish you would send your bee inspector at once. Of course, I have an ulterior motive. I <lo not wish to be indicted for harboring a stolen bee, nor Kossuth Farm Woman Writes Own Column do I state wish the honey yield of the to be affected by our tardy planting of Tiasturtiume. It may be a'Kansas bee, for all I know, and you know about these interstate cdmplicatlons better than I. If you could send your bee Inspector along within the next few days, I should feel that your appointment was entirely justified.—Taxpayer in Kansas City Star. Even the fiercest tax reductionist ought to get a laugh, grim though it be, out of that one. .SOMEONE HiAS OBJECTED to the sales tax because the consumer pays It. But the consumer always pays every tax. Whether or not you believe it depends on how far down the line of reason and common sense you can see.—Editor Jao.ua, in his Humboldt Republican. Say, we wish you could make Brother Dewel, of the Kossuth Advance, that old argumentative stickler for. the statement that the net Income tax cannot (be passed on to the consumer, see the ray of reason In. your statement . We have tried it, ( but without success. [Perhaps you can convince him.—George Gallarno in D. M. Plain Talk. " There it goes again—"old." Dad- burn their pictures! As for Frank, Air. Gallarno—well, Frank is like "Hooey" Long, who told the senate he knows more about finance tihan Senator. Glass does; only Frank knows more than all the economists; POEM OF A NICE GIRL [iBy "Gino."] want the lights that brightly shine, I ..want the men, I want the wine;. Iwant 'the^futi-without the price, •"•• "I'would be naughty, yet be nice. want the. thrill of a long close kiss, ''•'•••• I want the things that nice girls . miss; By Kossutli Farm Wife. WHh apologies fo nil column-1 Ists, pnrttcnlnrly Allen and II. S Jr., wlioso efforts I peruse reg'it- larly but. others rend Intermit teiiMf) I attempt- « "column." A Kossuth rural teacher was married recently, with conflicting reports of the affair In the Advance. An Al. gona and a Burt minister were credited as officiating clergyman. An interested Minnesota reader inquires whether, in addition to the Iowa 5-day application, it is necessary to have ceremonies performed more than once. Iowa is a poor marriage market these days. TWO NEAJR-ALGONA farmers have been neighbors and trends many years. Farmer A. has two .dogs; Farmer B, none. One morning last week a strange dog came to Farmer B's, and in •the afternoon a second strange canine appeared. 'Farmer B, alarmed lest the assessor appear, fired a shot to frighten the dogs away, after gentler methods had failed. Farmer A heard the shot, later reporting that one of his dogs was hurt. -Farmer B confessed that he had not recognized .the dog. Farmer A's interpretation of the Kellogg Pact now is. "If you don't love my dog don't love me." A tip to other dog owners: . this service is free. H. S. M. makes frequent mention of his 'b. g. A western Iowa man wrote that he now had a b. g. and asked for an interpretation. The reply came: "g.' b. — glorious brat." We have no 'b. g., but we do have B. II.; B. B.; h. li.f b. b. Interpretations, welcomed. A certain rural club near Al- recently sent greenhouse plants to two members supposedly Indisposed, ainny other members Imvo been sick recently, bnt received no plants, aiy scouts liopo to report sick members In future who J)0 NOT receive plunts and Ilielr names will be published. Then perhaps other spmpntJietlc friends, not members of the club, will patronize a greenhouse. A farm woman from the north drove to Algona last Thursday, following the light snow. Within the city limits the car skidded on a hill, hit the opposite curb, and stopped with the tail light where the radiator ought to have •been. Though she was on an • arterial .highway, .no other cars passed till her car was turned about again, no pedestrians were about, and no faces were seen in windows. The car suffered no visible damage, but the driver's fright is reported, to have warranted an audience. H. S. M. COMM'EINTS that he has three typewriters in his home, one-on every floor, and hopes to have one in the basement. We cah report nothing more than pencil and scratch pad In every room. All columnistlc thoughts are illusive and must be recorded ere they take flight. At The Call Theatre A Review of the Recent Talkies by T. H. C. '•pHE HAL!F NAKED TRUTH is a noisy,', .bawdy story of the'car- nival lot, expertly directed by Gregory La Cava and realistically acted by the only two principals in all screendom who could put this tawdry tale over in style—iLee Tracy I-.want the arms, the heart man— " .But still be single, if I can. of 'RANDOM THOUGHTS — In the interest of .health _.we .have tried, to acquire a .taste for prunies, but it's no go A $31 radioS^et we Installed last fall is apparently a world-beater; .at any rate we. have an entertaining and Lupe Valez. Who in all your cinema- acquaintance could portray the blustering, bellowing side show hawker with the same breezy nonchalance as Mr. Tracy, and where, among all Hollywood feminine eligibles could you find a better type for the eccentric, temperamental "cootch" dancer than, our little dark-eyed Mexican tomale Lupe Valez? We ask you! There 4s bound to be a widely diverse set of opinions and impres- sons about The Half Naked Truth. To many,, it is just an inexcusably coarse and. vulgar portrayal of carnival life; to others, it is a tiresome, verbose exhibit of the locquacious Lee Tracy and the temperamental Lupe. But to us it is a rather intriguing story of the joys, and sorrows, trials and tribulations, ups and downs, of the "sawdust" lot. This is the story of ballyhoo, that i A new word which has suddenly girl who. learned .bitter.lessons from the ,'sprdid book of life, while Sarah (Martin's first'-wife) learned hers from living with a man who fought against 'terrific odds and won. To what depths the notole quality of loVib has degenerated in these days of "big business" was shown by comment we.heard on two occasions with reference to this picture: "When Martin was down and out, we expected Lily to 'walk out on hdm." As though this ex-dance hall girl was not capable of as enduring love as any woman! Perhaps the most dramatic scene in the picture (and one which strangely runs exactly true to history) is that in which 'Martin stands alone in the magnificent opera house he gave to the city of Denver in hia days of affluence. -Memories of his golden days pass before his vision. A triumphal march of Tannhauser (we believe that is the strain) accompanies Martin's reveries as he presents a solitary .figure on the Immense stage. 'Finally he sinks to the floor exhausted and coon dies. . .Volumes could be written about the thoughts of Lily and Sarah as 'they stand besdde the grave of Yates and his body is lowered to it's last resting place. BILL OF DIVORCEMENT was on every list of the ten best MBTHOMST, C. V. Hiilne, Pastor —This Is a full week for the organized Sunday school classes. Mrs. Trlbon's class of young married .people held a monthly fellowship meeting at the church Monday evening, Mr. and Mrs. Homer Tuttle and Mr. and Mrs. .Burdette Agard In charge. iMrs. Bishop's class of 40 unmarried young people will hold a social meet- Ing tomorrow evening at the church, and the committee In charge will be (Mabel Olson, Helen Parsons, and Paul Black. The Centenary class will have full charge of the church service next Sunday evening. Special music will be provided, and features of unusual Interest are promised. Mrs. Everett Hancher will be hostess to the W. H. M. S. this week Thursday afternoon at her home on east State street. NAZAIU3NE, A. W. nnd Hiuel Irwln, Pastor—The services Sunday showed Increase in attendance and Interest .which was gratifying; and the Spirit of God brought a great blessing . . . The usual services next Sunday, which, we trust, will be unusually good, because of the presence of God. Sunday bible school, 9:45 a. m.; morning worship, 11; theme, Prayer Changes Things. Evening service, 7:30; theme, 'He Khoweth the Way I Take. Prayer meetings every Wednesday evening. We favor everything that is good and are opposed to everything that is evil,'according to the standard given in the Word of God. FIRST BAPTIST, Arthur 8. Hawer, Pastor—The sermon subject Sun- day.morning will be A Great Leader Gets .the .Blues. Tou should toe Interested In how God dealt with \this character. The evening sermon should interest young men especially. Here is the title: Taking Chances with Untried Leadership. Nowi fellows, can't we talk It over? Come. •I believe you will enjoy It. FIRST LUTHERAN, M. A. SJosi trnnd, Pastor — The Confirmation class meets Saturday afternoon at 2. Sunday school next Sunday at 10 a. m; vesper worship, 7:30 o'clock. The Dorcas' society ' will serve a' public supper' next Wednesday at Luther' hall. ' . -•• TRINITY EV. •LUTHERAN, P. J. Braner, Pastor—Next Sunday: Sunday school and Bible class, 10 a. m.; German service, 10:30. Sunday school teachers' meeting tomorrow evening. Confirmation instruction Saturday forenoon at 10. ST. THOMAiTEPISCOPAIv Louie Dennihghoff, M. Th., Rector—Fourth Sunday after Epiphany: Early Eucharist, 9 a. m.; church school, 10; morning prayer and sermon, 11. ASKS I LAY FOR FARM BUREAU Finds Organization it Now Becoming Progressive. 'tatef rowa." no doubt that la,wp do make a au I ference to farmers, ftut "old Blnz«> can't help any along that line I Union . .Dorothy, daughter of Mr. Mrs. Harry Ward, and an grade pupil in Dist. No. 4 is i n Kossuth hospital recuperating fro'!! an appendicitis operation performed Monday. Dist. No. 4 seems to VIB subject to appendicitis. Two imniio Jet-aid Schenck and Walter i<[" h ' had similar operations last year TI ' teacher, Gertrude Ackernmn ' ^, Melvln Alt also had similar ' ' tlons a few years ago. ,Rain Saturdays, night left By S. H. McNutt, I am .not, and have not.been/<a/ Farm Bureau member. My eympa- lakes'on. ma'dh jjlfarm land ana .thiee are with the Famqrs'v;Unlpn. Peks''aw:full*?; Water filled But-I Relieve in fair opera. small oil Bureau . its earlier stages, Saturday nichtl its (brought l e a novelty to many Sale Dates present efforts are being strenuously put forward to protect farm prlc- — es. Men afck, "What has the Bu- ~~ reau dolie?' 1 If they refer 'to Its earlier history, the answer would be, "Not much to -its -credit." (But let us: rejmerhber that Howard has not Jan. 28—(B. A. Galbraith's sale of I ib'eeh' 1 at the" head of the Farm Bu- used furniture In Algona. reau f(jr kbme years. When Preal- Feb. d'eh'PCobMdg'e weint to the national farm Farm convention at Chicago .?„„„ , Burt ' M »L. and' 'told. 'the delegates to continue along lines' formerly followed; and re- | elec^'thelr:' president, the delegates sat'- down i. on the suggestion and . elected' Sam 'Thompson president, WANT ADS •• -' Impressed with that election an; indicating a disposition on ,,the '.' the Farm Bureau member- ...'iget away from conservative control and adopt a progressive pro- , FOR SAIJE^AlUFAajPA AMD TIM othy hay.^Albert Gould. 8p2» WANTED,TO RENT BY MARCHl. Small modern house. Call 157. Is Needed. Siftri TTfrbmpson proved a devoted Ifiend'W'farmlng Interests. His suc- cessor7'SiTr. 'O'Neil, is now at Wash- ftigftjrf ffi'-'t'Afe interest of the pend-' toil. President Hearst, of . , the 1 ; State' "Klrm Bureau, surely has •proved- h'ls?'case as a fighter for farm equality. -.Bureau is the only or* ganizatlorf-iof farmers here. The Grange .dominates In the west and The ; Farmers'"Uttloiy, the ' : Ekju'ltyvi and 'others have their strongholds. It is the duty of every 'tOAbelong to a farm organiz- aiion',V:unless ; he thinks he can: go MRS, L, R, WILDIN PASSES SUDDENLY MONDAY MORNING Mrs. .Leland B. .Wildin, Garfteld township, died suddenly Monday morning at 6:30 of heart dleeaee. Her death shocked the community,' though it was known that she had eakage of the heart. At times for some years she had been in serious condition. Funeral services were conducted-. keeping "old Blaze" between the -"tater" rows produce his own -crops.; and sell them in competition .with the world, in the face of the .fact thjat millers, packers, .and other- processors are at Washington h an;effort,to prevent any farm bill from,. passing or operating in the interest of Agriculture. >;:Pollt!cal History Recalled. ' 'Now", what's the matter is this: the president of the United States appoints :a secretary of agriculture. XVe have had a.Jardlne and a Hyde. When Jardine spoke at Ames he announced after the talk that the meeting was open for questions; but when the questions got top hot Mr. Jardme • advised the farmers to go honie- and 1 slop the hogs! Then when iMr. Jardine's position in the cabinet got. too hot-,, the administration found a-place for hdm 'elsewhere;' 'aiid" we got Mr. .Hyde. •' • ' • ' "•'• "•'''•• " TKe president also appoints 'a secretary. of the treasury. Mr.'" Mellon; till his. .change to liondoni a-nd Mr. Hyde, then and /since, have ibeen : engaged I'n making, lemons' (or 'melons). Jout of the farmer's .hide. g the;Harding : administration with it. 'It is the kind of super-ad-, at the. close of this tense, perfectly in • •. •, ,.-..«.,v> 'always-"-been 1 "th'e C ±l^"l b " ra 'l vas . mad6 '"jeers' friends, but there won't vertislng m terms of exaggerated acted production. Here is compact, I the Whittemore Lutheran cemetery* any : use''in nuttine annth«,- Won Q «s . . ...... , -..,-,- 1- ' f^^nnf.,1 ,»„„„„*!„ .J_« 14.1 il \T,-D llnl,!!., ,..!,_; ' ,_ !_•_. n-., J... .. . , ~T .,. t'<""«b ttllULIler W alUlCC riot yet picked mp,;KFNF ./ . Cretz's c i a i ms a7 ,d blatant promises .which 'forceful domestic drama,; without j Mrs. Wildin, who was' in her 37th J Tn -s e ' ^secretary of agriculture If tViom-v 1« tVinfr \f Vnil firp i>if>linfid" tO T rr» . n -u,»..n n tn«t.. A ,1 .mmw ntrn tr* '. lon«f* Ktrltlfrs' flTlrt it l«j riontlv ttari VPflr. Wn a VinvYl 'Aliening QA. 1 QO£ «««« ,r-» _ O~ 1":". .-. ... . . theory ie that if you are inclined; to jtBarnum characterized years ago in, i loose strings; and it is too much adipose tissue, nature intended you to be that way and you'd better do no diet monkeying ... If we were rich we would live in America from May till October and at Buenos Aires the rest of the year We--are always . disappointed when we visit a home without books So far as public service goes, it makes not a whit of difference whether officials are republicans or democrats . , . We do not. like the way Roosevelt tosses his head when he Is speaking. Add Fantasies In Winter Time, [Forest City Summit.] Bill had a bill board. • Bill also had a board bill. The board bill OBdll had bothered Bill So much that Bill iSold his bill board To pay his board bill. So then, after Bill Had sold his bill board To pay his board bill Bill's board bill No longer bored Bill. year, was The cen- i Whittemore. -e's a sucker born every min- ' up an labeled, "Superb." The cen- Whittemore. Hef father/ Herman 'sedS^'ofTh^trea^jry'^ha^Wnd Before Lee Tracy gets through ! tral theme is insanity, but skilfully Baas, died some years-ago, and her of :fa'rm "relief will just; result in hamling' the farmers another lemon. ute." the 12 reels he has ballyhooed lithe, subtle Lupe from a dancer to a place in '• the Follies. Then, tiring of her, h« turns his efforts towards a nudist colony; but the interwoven are threads of story,- mother died in April, 1931. Mrs, mother-love, father-love, and lover- i Wildin's given name .waft Minnie; love. (She was reared in the Whittemore At the beginning John Barrymore neighborhood and was married June is In an asylum. His former wife . 19, 1916. it was just a proposal to make some i farmers, by mass action, check the or the big- corporations come across the to the a little more. But, ten to one, average reader didn't bother study it out; just quit with ..._ headline impressions in mind. Newspaper men know that game. And Joe Frailey pictured as guardian of the people against the corporations! Ah, Joe, with every admiration for you personally, just as in the long ag-o, that one is rich! Watch Clifton this winter. Note whether he plays tax reduction up and tax reform down. Guess why. Keep an eye on Lieut. Gov. Kraschel in hot spots. Watch Governor Herring. TO fair this THE SWJSA f-ITV 1'JIOPOSAL QUIT THE P1UMA11Y The Herald reports that at a meeting of CO taxpayers at Swea City a week ago Friday night it was ;„,, voted to endorse fully the recommen- ! *,,. Nations of the legislative interim committee on reduction of governmental expenditures, with three modifications: 1. That the teachers' •wage law be repealed. 2. That the committee's investor in a realization of any kind of return on his investment; it will become genuinely difficult in future to make a loan on Iowa land. Those who are free from Indebtedness now will find it just as difficult to borrow money, if the emergenpy should arise. Political Traditions Are Upset. Spencer Reporter^The political turnover of last November made one thing plain, and .that is that the people can no longer be either cajoled or frightened by the shibboleths of the past and that they would just as soon swap horses in the middle of the stream as any other place. minimum recommendations on reduction of official salaries be increased to range from 7% per cent to 40 per cent. 3. That the primary election law be repealed and that candidates be A Word for the Slate Pair. Humboldt Independent—The state may nqf have made a profit year, but it should not be kill- AVhy not curtail it a little and let it live? Iowa will never see the day it can afford to abolteh or temporarily close tihe state fair. Easy—They Hope to Kill Boform! 'Sac City Sun—.Among the principal backers of .the committee on reduction of public expenditures are wealthy men like Hubbell, of Des Moines, and Gilman. of Sioux City. That fact has caused many thinking taxpayers to wonder what really Is behind all this agitation for tax reduction. DON ELDER, who edits a IBy- the-Way column in the Washington, la., Journal, tells this one: A darky who went over the top in France came face to face with a German. Startled, the darky threw down his rifle, whipped out a razor, and made a pass at the Deutscher. "Ah," mocked the German, "never touched me!" The darky leisurely folded up the razor and returned It to his pocket. "Jus shake yo haid, boy; jus' shake yo haid." Well, Rev., That's an Original Idea! Cleghorn, Dec. 22—Liquor plans are not lacking, but perhaps the most successful is the segregation plan, calling for one isolated 'district in each county which would be a law unto itself, where drink, vice, and gambling would tie unrestrained, no arrests to be made within the district, nor for crinies committed there.—nev. R. E. Roll. So THAT'S Why They CUmb 'Em! [Northwood Anchor.] Aniline Dye was pretty mad the other day. She was driving her car out in the country and happened to see fqur linemen climbing telephone poles. "Wasn't that silly!" she said. "They must think I've never driven a car before." They tell this one at the expense finally he fdnds a noisy'city office, I (Billie 'Burke) Is preparing to re- This was at the time of the Mex- nerve-wracking, and in the closing! marry, and his daughter (Katherine ican border troubles, and the hus- scenes we see him back on the car- Hepburn) is contemplating matrl- i'band had to depart at once to serve nival lot, sifting the sawaust through mony.wlth David (Manners. In the | in the army. During hte absence till his fingers and philosophizing grim-j end, the father reluctantly gives up the following Aprllhis wife lived ly to himself, "Well, a fellow's got 'his wife, his daughter sorrowfully ! with hs parents. After his return dismisses her lover, and we find they went to Mason City, and Mr. to get a little fun out of life." The Half Naked Truth pleased a large and apparently ^appreciative audience at the Call Sunday afternoon and evening, and we made it a full day by previewing- Rookabye, after "th'e second evening show,'into the wee email'hours of the morning after. OILVE.R DOLLAR may toe called . father and daughter facing the world . Wildin for a year represented a fur together, victims of that horrible monster, insanity. A Bill of Divorcement is a triumph for Katherine Hepburn, new- comercto the screen, an^actrees who hurdles' the handicap o v f, a- - .rather unattractive face by sheer power pf dramatic ability. As the only sympathetic soul who shares and appre- *J an epic of the screen, as valuable j elates her father's lonely position, a contribution to the art of the cin- j she contributes one of the finest ema as such huge spectacles as The' screen performances of the season. Covered Wagon—and twice as enter- ! Billie Burke is the lovely, slightly taining. Silver Dollar is the bio- bewildered wife who plays the role graphy of one Horace Austin War- | with a sweet sincerity which solicits ner Tabor, one-time Denver multl- complete sympathy. millionaire who staked his fortune J John. Barrymore, as usual, gives on silver and went to his ruin when j a studied and immaculate perf orm- the gold standard was picked to rule ance. As a slightly unbalanced fath- company as traveling representative. Then they took up farming In the' neighborhood where the family has ever since- resided! , Two children, a boy and a girl,' were born, :fcut .both t dl^ in ..infancy.: The husband survives, also four brothers and three sisters: Henry, Kansas City; William, Julius, Edward, Mrs. Jas. Hogan, Mrs. Thos. Kettleson, and Hulda, all of the Whittemore-West Bend vicinity. Here and There or Go It Alone. , The nBfece- to hit the Farm Bureau is At Washington. The secretary of agriculture .can make the Farm Bu. reau .>ft',P owrer for agriculture, or he can Hy^e.'it, Tf the course' of Farm Bureau activities is to be changed it '<» n v9nly, '.be,, done by the national , Kossuth county, or the state :9 £ Ipwa, can't run a national orgaii- Jzatjon.. .The only weapon a farmer ,,. and his fcal- j>. I.' say join an' organization, alone wlth "old 'Blaze FOR QAHJE—8T. BER!NAiRD "PUPS I —Henry Pergande, Lu Verne. ' -• • •-•; 8p20-21 L WANTED • — -BUFF LEGHORN B lllp hatchery,, flock.—(Hamilton Hatch-1 "''' ery, Bancroft. 8u20tf FOR SALE—-THREE yOUNG es; spotted boar; good house, 9x12.—H. G. Ricken. brooder 13p2»' FOR RENT—PARTIL-Y MODEKJ 6-room house, $10 month. — John I niliiinnA rfiflfl'-W /nAiiAn-A ' * - I9u14if r FOR SABLE—'PUREBRED HAMpI L ehlre sows and gilte, bred to far- I row,-in-March and April. — c. C.f Baas,, West Bend. 18pl9-2lJ FOR . SALE—NEW MAJESTIQI range and one circulator heater. Might consider exchange on wood.— W. J. (Sigsbee, at George Johnson Shoe Repair Shop.. 22p2»| FOR SALE.OR TRADE FOR LIVE- stock. Model-AA'Rord*truck and- 10-Inch International feed grinder I with elevator and 5 h. p. Fuller and T Johnson gas or kerosene engine- Call at Advance. 30p2H IDELTVIBRY ROUTE MAN WITH car to supply fampua line of household goods to steady customers. Must 'be satisfied with $27.50 a week 'at start. Write Albert Mills, Route Mgr., 2220 Mnnmouth, Cincinnati, O. FOR SALE-JPBAM BROWN, mares I ages 6 and 6, well broke and I sound; .weight. .1600 r each. .Can. b»' ^' 'm : ''''' ; .. ... one-half mile east of Tltonka or « I miles north of 'Wesley.— Henry E. Gerdes. Wesley,' Rfd'i; • •'• -41p2» FOR 8AIL/E—ONE McCORMIC» TJeerlng" 1'0-20 trabtor; also Mo-1 line tw6-bpt1:oni : plow, good condl-1 tlon." \ WtiUld consider good work 1 team In part payment. — Elmer E.I Weaver, 3 miles north; 3'miles eartl of 'Bancroft. ' .-•' ?>:• ;•;:..';-.-• 32p2»| MEN' WAN1®D7—FOR 'ItAVfSJl city . routes 'of '800 •consumers In | and near ' cities of Mgtinii, ''"Rollef Emmetsburg, and' Pocahoritae." Re ; ^B r e liable hustler can start earning 125 BAH weekly and Increase rapidly; Write \ Immediately .^Rawlelgh Co., Deptl lA-lii-v.-' 37p 18 and 201 WANTED—MEN OVER IS sedans to '-deliver and inspect livery of mail order houee catal Absolutely no selling,' Must be .fa-1 mlliar with rural routes'of your town. Men required from, city county area. Apply in person auto and owner's certificate Sunday,! January 29 at 10 a. m., at...the ,A1-| gon hotel ,to 'Reuben.-. H. ; Donnelly, corp. representative, ...'' '.',' 69p2,0 W EV CARRY a full line of legal I .blanks in. common use. — Ad'l <B. . ' " ' "''''-' '•>. •" '• ' ' I the world alone. This i e the intimate, throbbing, history of a colorful pioneer who went west in search of gold and found a coffin of silver. Warner Bros, were fortunate first In securing a theatrical and extremely interesting central character; second, In surrounding the character with a competent and adequate supporting cast; and third, in mounting the entire production on a lavish scale of decoration with an accompanying er, he returns to his home, after 15 years absence, to find that his wife greatest' dailies' has fallen in love wdth another (Paul Cavanaugh). In'the final which brings father and Newspapers big and little are as much up against it these times as farmers. Many of the country's are operating in the . _, are hard scene,!put to it to tesue eight pages, and how dependent one is upon the other, the screen gives us one of pape r expense the^most trerfiendouely dramatic ep- has been cut possible to trim news- as much as income ieodes of the talkies. There is only one criticism of A Bill of Divorcement, and that is, _ rather disappointing photography.' theme of well chosen music. Un- ! Many Interiors are foggy and con- questionably, Silver Dollar Will go into every critic's list of the ten beat pictures in 1933. ' •Edward G. Robinson gives a masterful interpretation of Yates Martin, vain, boastful, yet thoroughly human individual who rides the waves of popularity high when pockets are stuffed with silver his but goes into ignominous obscurity when wealth fades. There is always something pathetic about people who buy their way to popularity, only to find, when their funds are spent, that they have courted a vanishing shadow. Such a man is Yates Martin. The parts of his two wives, played! trasrty. But why talk of photography, with such talent as John Barrymore, BilHe Burke, and Katherine Hepburn? Error Corrected, An error in copy sent to the Advance for publication in board proceedings for December 27, 1932, gave the name Edward J. Besch as recipient of poor relief in Supervisor Dist. No. 1. The name should have been Ediv. J. Beisch. The publication was made last week. of the Rev. AV. G. Muhleman: when I with sympathetic understanding by he was an army chaplain in France, a tipsy soldier spied him and exclaimed: "Where in hell have I seen you before?" And the preacher replted: "I don't know; what part of hell are you from?" '.SHRDLU CMFWYB vbgkgj etaoin hrdlu! — Opening line of tax discussion in Rock Rapide Reporter, Summing. v)p r popular opinion with neatness and. ; dispatch,. —ALIEN. Aline MaoMahon and Bebe Daniels, serve only to accentuate the weaknesses not only of this man but of ALL men. How delicately these two women, so different in temperament, yet so loyal to this idol, bring to the silver screen the characterizations of pity, sympathy, adoration which are the stock in trade of all intelligent women! We use the term "intelligent" advisedly, because Martin's second wife was but a common dance-hall Three to Wed. Applications for marriage licenses have been filed by: Ernest Heidecker, Pauline Jentz, both of Lakota; Victor Frlderee, Carolyn Willger both of Bode; Willis Oberhelman,' Webster county, Leota Brown, Kossuth. Bruised l>y Auto. John Helmers suffered bruises Friday evening, when he was struck cura^anc, *y the Mike Pfeffer car at a point' losTthat np»nl' tVl» T^QO.T* T>r* n 1, „,, -i-,.,. mrt-l-, The Tama 'News-Herald suggests the installment plan for paying taxes. That's something worth thinking about. Why not one-fourth every three months? Many policyholders pay for life'insurance on the installment plan. While theoretically the burden is no different, yet in practice digging up one-fourth every three months would be easier •than a half every six months. Announcing his impending departure for Des Moines, Barney Bruce, Holfe Reveille editor and new Pocahontas county representative, acknowledges that even if satisfactory reduction in governmental expense Is achieved, something win have to be done to relieve property of an intolerable tax burden. This is quite right. We need reform of the tax system as well as reduction- we need to make invisibles tote their share. Bloomfield Republican—If a man 'buys a farm at $200 an acre and placed a mortgage on it at '$100 an acre, and then finds he cannot meet the mortgage, he of course loses the $100 an -• 111 Cash Prizes fbi' a Name and Slogans Conoco offers $5,000 for a name for the NEW LIGHTNING FREE SPECIALTY TO KIDSSAT.JAN.28TH ^S?^r S ^Ung f 5,000. Get your bffic- Aero-Service Jones and North Sts. Phone 91, near the Deep Rock oil station The 6 kidded street. to share part of it Tneteaa'of" demanding the last "pound of flesh." Money! — „ i__i, _ . ^^^^ tion early. 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