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PAGE FOUR K039UTH COUNTY APVANCB. ALQONA. IOWA TttlTRflD/ CROSS INCOME BILLS ABSURD, SAYS SENATOR liy Geo. IV. Patterson. In all of my ten years of legislative work, I have never seen such a fantastic, absurd, and iniquitous {proposal as is presented in gross Income tax bills introduced in the Senate and the House, Outstanding among backers oC these vicious bills arp J. W. Bet- ftendorf, Davenport, and Grover Hubbell, of the Hubbell dynasty, of ]Jes Moines. The Bettentlorf company and members ot the family reported in 1925 a net income of more than a million. In the same year the personal net profits of the Hubbell Jamlly totaled $178,000. Rich Want Wealth Exempted. The wealth of these families is tmormous. Revenues from rents •lave dwindled, they would like their wealth exempted from taxation. Hence, they are backing this general sales tax, euphoniously la- fceled gross income tax. Now that a ruinously low price level is operating to strip people of property and Ruins Still Smolder Monday , , ' [ ' ' * •'.-"'•' V..r.,-, ••-:* ,i, j \' u. v .-. ,••, . • " At The Call Theatre/ A Review of the Recent-Talkies by T. H.C. I I N THE ODD silent days of the movies there was a pest who read sub-titles aloud. We thought he was bad enough, tout now we •lave the nuisance who sits behind, in front, or on both sides of you and comments audibly on pictures. ies, and performing all the other duties which a high potentate is supposed to execute. But when an opportunity to abdicate is presented, the king grasps it eagerly, since it opens the doors to an old life of simplicity. Imagine his sur- We have got out of range some-' P rise ' however, on arriving at his what by sitting in rear seats, where I "cottage," to find a palace with as static can come from only one direction, In front, side-noises being muffled in dead-locks by the amorous folk who also region. inhabit this STILL SMOLDERED in the ruins of the Sarchet home Mon- A day morning, when this picturs, loaned by courtesy of the Mason City Globe-Gazette, was taken. The picture was taken looking south, iind at the center right hand side of the picture the Rudolph Will home can be seen through the smoke. when "wealth is rapidly passing from the anasses to the classes, the classes vant wealth exempted. Hence this «reat drive to load the tax burden -onto the consumers in a so-called turnover, general sales, or gross income tax. Aided by Smooth Speakers. Many smooth-tongued speakers in the employ of these barons of -great wealth have shamelessly misrepresented these proposals to farmers and home owners of Iowa. They have vividly pictured the vicious tax system now existing, and ^proposed as a substitute tax of one-half of one per cent on gross year they do not have a dime of net profit to show for it. Yet what would the tax be? It would be $5,000! • Think of it! A scheme eventually many to exempt 2,000 acres of a wealthy man's property from taxation, except just $1,000, and 'loading ?5,000 on tenants who make no net profit whatever! That is not all, either. These tenants would not only pay their own §5,000 tax—if it could be collected^but bear much of the tax .assessed against others in the first instance. Scheme Full of Absurdities. These gross income tax bills are loaded with such absurdities, with injustice, and with impossible provisions, from beginning to end. Making every citizen of Iowa, and income. That one-half of one per every one else who happens to recent tax is just a "feeler." The idea I ceive income '" any way from bus- Ss to use that rate merely to find i iness in the state, pay a gross in- out what the gross income of the ' come tax w °uld require the collec- ipeople is. Extravagant statements are made at Iea9t a million returns yearly. about the gross income of the people of Iowa. One of the paid spell- SALARY COTS REVEALED BY 60NNSTETTER liy A. H. Honnstetter Statehouse, Des Moines, Mar. 17 —During the last week a considerable number of bills have come before the House, and most of them were disposed of in 'harmonious manner. House File 101 relating to chattel loans up to $300 perhaps provoked more argument than any other. This was known as the loan shark bill, and it called for reduction of the monthly Interest rate to 1% per cent. The rate was amended to 2 per cent and passed the House as amended. I understand that the present ., .rate is 3% per cent per. month. Also, the way the measure is | People so unfortunate that they worded, there is serious possibility I must resort to loans of this nature Numerous complaints reach our ears about 'the talking. It may yet come to pass that the "knockers" of Puritan days, used to preserve order in the churches of our noble forebears, may reappear In the form of ushers who go up and down the aisles and silence noise-makers with resounding whacks on the bean. many servants as die 'had Just left. His erstwhile wife, too, has changed, and when he discovers, quite by accident of course, that his "Queen" of 18 years is living in quiet peacefillness, it takes no prophet to predict the outcome, old i The ex-king goes back to his who ! queen, the ex-wife returns to her W iSAW A PRE-VIEW of Child of Manhattan a few weeks ago and were impressed with the attractiveness of an actress who had never registered with us before. We refer to Nancy Carroll. Now that the play- has been, on the current bill at Call we are lover, and the daughter is happily married to a poor but rising mechanic. There are only occasional touches of the subtle humor for which Mr. Arliss is so justly famous. One incident, in the opening -sequences shows the king shaking hands with members of the largest family in •his kingdom. Another is his sur prise to find a palatial castle instead of a cottage. As usual, Mrs. Arliss plays the leading role, opposite her real husband, but she seems to sense the FIRE (Continued from page 1.) tion, filing, and auditing of ibinders sets it at $10,000,000,000! j tnat a retu ™ would have to -be [.become victims of legalized rdb- Such a sum is nothing more than| made £or ever y 'transaction. Re- bery. I do not think I ever contacted a more persistent group of lobbyists in opposition to a measure than on this one. They justify the business of their clients under the guisfi of service, which demonstrates clearly what men will do for dirty dollars. These -are not bank loans, you understand, 'but the kind advertised in the papers. Redemption Extension Favored. House File 350 is an emergency -an extravagant and wild-eyed guess. ]?roniises Are Ridiculous. There are some two and one- 'ihalf million people in Iowa. Assuming there are five persons in. •each family, there would then be 500,000 families. Thus if each fam- turns filed under either of the two gross income tax bills now pending would be so great as to require a huge barn to hold them, and an army of clerks would be needed to audit them. Another sample of foolishness in. the bill: If two people each own a if tal would now be $500,000,000. And one-half of one percent would be only $2,500,000! That is a long way from the $60,000,000 or more that these men iblindiy propose to collect. Here's another slant on it: at lOc >a bushel, the 500,000,000 bushels of corn raised in Iowa are worth $60,000,000. If other agricultural value of each home would be taxed as "gross income". Here's the Real Idea. The gross income taxers propose bill relating to extension of the ultimately to lift bodily the tax burden from all tangible wealth. Well, already intangible wealth escapes. The real idea, then, is to shift the entire load to the masses products equal the corn crop in on tne basis of how much the peo- value, we have $100,000,000 as the "' ' gross value of agricultural crops of Iowa. If industrial products of Iowa this year equal the agricultural products in value, then the grand total is $200,000,000. If you, for good measure, double that figure, •it would be $400,000,000. Then you -would need a rate of 10 per cent to get even $40,000,000. Farmers and the Sales Tax. But these gross income taxers say they propose to impose a tax every time a product is sold, and that it is sold many times from producer to the consumer. Let us •examine that a little and see where the farmer lands. 'Let us take a specific instance: •under this proposal, when a dairy farmer sells his cream to the creamery a tax would attach. The rate in the bill is not stated, but •as to be determined later by the county auditor and the board of pie eat, wear, and use. Professor Nyman, in exhaustive studies, has found that 90 per cent of the people of this country, live according to the following ten living standards: 1—'Public and semi-public charges _._ 12,000,000 2—The work-shy and incompetent 12,000,000 3—Poverty level 76,000,000 4—Bare subsistence level 12,000.000 5—Minimum for health and ef- period of time for redemption in real estate foreclosures now pending where deeds of conveyance ;have not yet 'been made by the sheriff. Briefly this bill provides that in. any action for a real estate mort- become a most easy femme to look at. The least said about the plot, however, the better. It concerns a bachelor millionaire who falls in love with a virtuous (of course!) dance hall hostess and marries her when she is about to become a mother. Then when the child dies, •Nancy, with a .grand display of heroics tout appalling lack of Judgment and intuition, decides that :her husband married her for the it much more plainly than 'her husband. .Other parts are only fairly well handled. And so, taken all in all, King's Vacation is a distinct disappointment to theater lovers who have come to expect better things of George Arliss. As compensation for our dashed hopes, however, we had an exceedingly clever "short" by that most excellent of comics, W. C. Fields, entitled, we believe, "One Glass of Beer." This contains enough 'sake of the child, not because of I ™ 01 : . lula f , , %, , S anv n ff Pf .finn fnr h B rc»if ™ «*„ lau shs of a particularly timely na- any affection for herself, so she departs to Mexico. In Mexico she meets an admirer of -her dance-hall days, none other than our old western friend, Buck Jones. Need we go farther? Of course her husband appears at the very moment that Buck Jones, attired in natty cutaway,' enters to claim his bride. All of which is the height of sarsaparilla, if you know what we mean. Big, handsome, John Boles plays the rather emotionless role of b'achelor millionaire who falls so completely in love with the painfully ignorant "ain't"-girl hostess. Just how she holds the interest of a man-about-town has not been satisfactorily explained. That's the plot anyway, and you can like it or lump it. Nancy shows a remarkable inferiority complex which renders her performance negligible. She is constantly amazed at her conquest of the millionaire's heart. The most outstanding performance is contributed by -one Jessie Ralph, old German god-mother who watches over the destiny of ler charge with cat-like devotion. 3he almost stops the show by giv- ng the best minor-role perform- Washington university in spare time. gage foreclosure or deed of trust' ;V° ce of the year PerhansTwe had in which a decree has been entered • -tter say It anothef way Tha? it hut >v,o i. D ^ 0 «,^n«« «—!«j i i_ .. r . " 11 .tnoiner way. tnat it but the redemption period 'heretofore presented has not expired, no sheriff's deed shall be issued before March 1, 1935, and. in the meantime the debtor may redeem such property and is entitled to possession, provided that with the consent of the debtor a deed may be Issued one year from sale. Other provisions specify requirements to be met to take advantage. ... • - ------ — -- ~~ -« *• •> trtJ wv»ll.Vf W« T'lVlt LU-t) ^< ficiency ------ _-_...20,000,000 ; o f the measure, in case it becomes 6— Minimum comfort level ---- | a law. Taking it all in all, I foe- lieve legislation of this nature has merit under prevailing conditions and will aid greatly to bring about 7—Comfort level 20,000,000 8—Moderately well-to-do 15,000,000i 9—Well-to-do 10,000,000 10—Liberal standards _ 2,000,000 Lets the Rich Off Easy. It will thus be seen that more than 60 per cent of the people have earnings below what is needed to supervisors. It is to be fixed high j provide for healthy and normal enough in each distrist so that' growth, development and welNbe- when levied against the gross in- ing- orderly adjustment of landed debts. judgment bill Wednesday, and the same day the Senate passed a similar bill sponsored by Senator Patterson. Senate Not Playing: Fair. Members of the House begin to feel the Senate -is not shooting square with them on a number of 290, come of the people in that district These monstrous general sales reduction bills. House Piles zsu + W1U yield the revenues needed , tax schemes, cloaked under the; 291, and 192 were salary reduction bud S g t °f the district. ! name of gross income taxes, would I bills which passed the House by the creame ' oer - + 11 a™*t 0 i f creamery sells the , operate to shift the burden of gov- large majorities. After these meas- toutter, let us say to the state brand ; ernment from the classes who will lures were messaged over to the creameries at Mason City, another at the conclusion of this depression j Senate they were referred to the tax attaches. When it is sold have most of the wealth to the un- Judiciary committee, and this corn- dairy, Des fortunates who have been stripped .mittee failed to report them out for * 1 " ' " passage. is the best thing about Child of Manhattan. 'On the conclusion of this show, we saw a pre-view of Wben Strangers Marry, with Jack Holt and Lillian Bond, a new Columbia release in which the hero turns a young lady politely over his knee and spanks 'her where it will • do the most good. In return she promptly .marries Jack, which adds.-a new aspect in our already complicated matrimonial problem. We shall go into this more in detail when the film is shown 1 at the Call.. r fragile a vehicle as King's Vacation, he fashions out of it a. suitable entertainment. On the other hand, it is deplorable that, since he possesses the genius to produce a Disraeli, we have to see him in, a play of so little value. It is something for the talkies to answer for. In this movie we see our distinguished actor first as a busy, 'harassed ruler, keeping engagements, unveiling statues, inspecting arm- ture to more than offset disappointment in the feature. So we say, "No loss without some small gain," and call it an evening. HAVE NOT yet read Warden Lawes' book of memoirs, 20,000 Years in Sing Sing, but dramatization of the story in the talkies •has. resulted in a stirring tale. Director Michael Curtiz chose a love story as his central theme, and he showed the rare good judgment to follow a dramatic episode to its ultimate and tragic conclusion. The fact that a warden at Sing Sing would let a prisoner at liberty for a day, with nothing 'but his promise of honor to return, seems a bit unlikely, but perhaps this may be classed under the head of dramatic license. At any rate, it gives "punch" to the picture. Spencer Tracy takes the leading role, and his opening scenes are a trifle overdone. His love for the girl, however, who is splendidly acted by Betty Davis, is a smiple, realistic story of sacrifice, a hundred times more convincing than most of the sentimental drivel ordinarily dished out in the movies. There is some'thing real, something touching, something really tine in the philosophy with which Tom Connors faces his doom, and :he director has shown excellent tudgment in sparing us the last larrowing scenes preceding execu- ;ion. The role of warden is well played by one Arthur Byron.' In fact, .he characterization is perfect. He is shown as stern strict, yet hu- ,._,_..„ „. m ulu , man, a disciplinarian, yet friendly i may be necessary to »»««> sala enough to give a cigar to a doomed execution, with costs and accru- man. Alter I Am a Fugitive From line -onst-a at n,,Hi< »< ^_ ,, that his <body fell into the basement, i . The house was entirely consumed by the flames, and the only thing left standing was a part of the main chimney, which stood approximately in the center of the house,, Just to the north of the basement, which was under only part of the house. Another chimney at the northeast corner of the house, which took smoke from the kitchen range, toppled into the basement with the kitchen range. A circulating heater was found next to the main chimney, and on each side of the chimney were the remains of beds. Tragic bits of - debris were the remains of the child's bed in the south addition to the house and of a toy train and track which stuck up from 'Still smoldering remains of the partition. Along the east side of the spot where the kitchen had been were dishes, pots, and pans which ha'd evidently been on shelves. A neighbor picked up a child's toy bank there, and it contained a few pennies. CALL Sunday (Only), March 26 CLARK JEAN Algonians Lose Washington Jobs W. F. Walker, who has been a doorkeeper In the' senate wing of the Capitol at Washington, D. C., is expected home this week-end. The democrats are now placing constituents in patronage Jobs and republicans are being let out. Donald P. Dewel ,was recently discharged from a Job in the Senate office building supply room, but was given a temporary Job as elevator boy till the school year is over in June, when a democratic youth now in college who wants to finish the semester will him. Donald attends succeed George NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE STATE OF IOWA, KOSSUTH COUNTY, SS. Notice fs' hereby .given, that by virtue of General Execution directed to me from the Clerk of the District Court of Kossuth county, Iowa, on a judgment rendered in said Court on the 27th-day of September, 1932, in favor of Iowa State bank, Algona, Iowa, as plaintiff, and against Claude Seely, as defendant, for the sum of Twenty- four Hundred Fifteen and 42/100 ($2415.42) .Dollars and costs, taxed at Eighty and 95/100 ('$80.95) Dol-' 'ars and accruing costs, I have lev- ed upon the following described •eal property as the property of the said Claude Seely to satisfy said execution, to-wl-t: The East ia.lt (E%) of the Northwest Quar- er (NW%), the Southwest Quar- er (SW%) of the Northeast Quar- er (NE%), the North Half (N%) >f the Southeast Quarter (SE>4) of he Northeast Quarter (NEV4), one iquare acre in the Southeast corner of the Southeast Quarter (SE%) of the Northeast Quarter (NE&) all in Section Eight (8), In Township Ninety-Six (96) North, Range Twenty-eight (28) West of the 5th P. M., containing 141 acres, more or less, according to United States Government Survey thereof; and I will proceed .to sell said property, or so much thereof as Fr ° m !ing at pubHc auction to he a Chain «ang, life^in Sing Sing is^ighe^r'biSderl'for casHn hah? not that of a heawt- fnr -urv,tn,>, *,„. ' „„ it- m,. , ' : . .:' m n *«ii whioh ~H~rr=!ESSltil rather than enhance .the dramatic value of prison pictures. The Fox news reel of the inauguration of Franklin D. Roosevelt was an interesting feature of the program. Within one short week of his stirring inaugural address, the president has already acted on matters which he outlined as necessary." Thus dawns the new day. , anot _her tax attaches, of their savings. TVhen the Flynn dairy sells to the consumer, a fourth tax attaches. Butter and the (.'onsiuner. It is assumed that the consumer •will bear these four taxes to make an inflated price for the butter. But will he? The consumer is already shackled with absence of What we need is not a general! Last Thursday morning almost sales tax but a net income tax, plus all bills were dumped into a sifting a business franchise tax to be levied against certain corporations not now bearing their share of the comm j ttee Our amon& public load. We need also tax them. The thing that disturbs us is that Senate members with one ; wnlch is on the ability to buy. The price of butter ;Vaue of P r °P ert y > 9 being reduced Is determined not by what the '• per cent> antl a reduc U°n in the IFlynn dairy asks, but by what i levy of about 15 P er cei >t impends. Three Revision Obstacles. If, now, we could dispense alto- |or two exceptions are hostile to reduction, this sort of legislation. Public Salary Reductions. Mr. Roe, our clerks, and I have been doing a great deal of work The assessed Minnesota and Wisconsin farmers i «an lay it down at Des Moines for and by the ability of the consumer to pay. In any event the price right now during the last two weeks on application of our measuring stick to public salaries of officials under Dairy at at gether with the state levy — and supervision of the state board of that can^easily be done with a net j education. Reporters at the state'"""" *"" '"" or » farms;house are greatly interested in the income tax—the tax would receive an additional reduc- 'oucome.u Willti0n of 16 » er cem - The sta ^ ^vy en them any informaion giv We dl ll nK, - y normaon e d sell the butter. Obviously, j amounts to about 16 per cent of cided that this news break would ' 0 W ° U ' d on i $!>99 and under Cut not less than deducted from the"farmed?r«S j S'^JK^r*** ^T^^m find ouVme ^A e Y k knd n B En AR le J"* 1 " ™>" L The *f re <^"<™ and benefits ! ing^Cd'th i SuS'-ftT^ I'AY and BEAR not only hia own from the enactment of a net income i plying if •tax but all the other three. tax with moderate rates would | Range ' Fine for Rich Landowners. serve to reduce the tax load These gross income taxers pro- ' £arms fully 50 P er cent for pose to lift bodily the tax on 1935 under what it was •wealth and put it on gross income. 1 19 ?J!' i zuuu-ziaa 1700 Bearing in mind that the final rate I . who slnccerely desire tax re-1 2500-2999 _ 2063 Is not stated in the bill but is to be vision are confronted with two 3000-3499 __ ""_ ~" '_" 2 400 determined later by the local offi- mam diffic ulties: 1.—The present i 3500-3999 , I _" 2713 «ials, we might assume the rate to democratic administration is open- 4000-4999 IZ "~ _" 3000 toe 5 per cent of the present rate on y °PP° sed to tax revision at this BOOO-5999 ~_ ~ 3525 t'he gross income of railroads of session : 2—The Bettendorfs, the! 6000-6999 '"_"" 42 oo (Minnesota, in lieu of all property Hut)bels . a "d a few other wealthy j 7000-and over "~ " 472*; £•» vj-t» A *• j. _._ - tjlY-dnrl era we- +Vi*tf-iiirvl. AT. _• _ __._•! —— — — „ _ _ i i W Woman at Whittemore Attains 90th Birthday Whittemore, Mar. 21—Mrs Ursula Ebert, who lives with her son Carl, southeast of town, celebrated her 90th -birthday Friday, St. Patrick's day. A three-course luncheon was served to friends who called. Decorations were green and white, with a bouquet of snapdragons and jonquils as a centerpiece. Mrs. Ebert received many gifts. Mrs. Leo Swanson played the guitar and sang, and the Rev. A. H. Wood spoke and sang a solo. Grandma Ebert is still active, always up and around, and waits on herself, an interesting talker her mind being alert. The aged pioneer was born March 17, 1843, at Alexander, Ohio. When she was a young woman she visited a married sister in Illinois and met Mr. Ebert. They Dated this 15th day of March, 1933. CARL DAHLHAUSER, Sheriff of Kossuth County, Iowa By Casey Loss, Deputy. Sullivan, McMahon & Linnan Plaintiff's Attorneys. 28-29 » < f and Mrs. Blanche Caldwell, all of :£?} ffi KOSSUTH COUNTY, SS. Notice is hereby given that by virtue of Special Execution directed to me from the Clerk of the District Court of Kossuth county Iowa, on a Judgment rendered in said Court on the 4th day of March,. n favoroi "rhe >.Mutual Bene- Insurance Company, as Algona; the Rev. and Mrs. Wood, Good Hope; Mrs. Jane Crawford, Mrs. O. H. Roupe, Mrs. George Schultz, Mrs. Henry Schultz. Edna v? , U " z ', Mrs - Ra y Carlisle, Mrs. Nick Redding, daughter Mary Jane Mrs. H. W. Geelan, Mrs. R. H. Finne 11, Mrs. Harvey Simpson, Mrs. Alice Reimers, Mrs. Elmo Barber i a ^ u Mrs. ,L. W. Swanson, all O fi Whittemore. ges, also known as Katherine Thilges, and Katherine Thilges, Guardian of Anthony Thilges. Doloris Thilges, Irene Thilges, Frank Thilges, Alex Thilges, Clarence Th - ges and Bernard Thilges, and in for tli SNOW Hundred r^and 13/100 (*13,184.13) taxed and costs, I have levWu P on The™S owing described real property as the property of the said Katie Th ges, also known as Katherine Thilges, Anthony Thilges, et al to satisfy said execution, to-wit: The • Nn -""»~* Quarter of Section Township (Continued from page 1.) ~~ u«i a«r. juuen. xney were i f cho ° l8 were abandoned. Sideroada i»4) North Ra^n m "~"l" '","' soon married, and Mr. Ebert came!**™ ff^ff blocked ' Manv cars ! (29 West of the 6th P M™ ^ ? *^ Ut * ^1 ^ U P- a - h ?™- ^Mon^f, £>=• » was n <* i wi » Proceed to sen sai/nr^J taxes. After many years of experi- tax - dod s er s, through their paid ence, it appears that an average of ' enliss aries, have confused the peo- ' le with - .. 4. _.._ w *»**. l*l\,A M (^ C \J L • - < 5 per cent on gross income in Min- ' ple wlth thelr - •fiesota compares with the property I W!ll -°Mhe-wisp.' tax against railroads in Iowa. ' ' Now, then, for an illustration- Hanford MacNider, scion of a millionaire family, owns some 4,000 acres of land free of encumbrance. Assuming that he rents it to 20 income How Shite Schools Cut. Iowa State College— , —— •. •-» Uhi4ll« VyUilCgO^™" * Before cut $2,213,775.50 Cut 1,792,207.50 Profanity Charge Dropped in Court state Universi ty Rock, land a 'Later Mr. Ebert sold the quarter relinquished the 80 acres, came to Whittemore, and took up the eighty southeast of town which Carl, essary to satisfy said execution n drifted, morning b and every son, now owns. This was in 1866.il? bef shoveled out. The most used Two years later Mrs. Ebert joined'? ave slnce been plowed out her husband. lv """" ""-- - Savel at Ames 421,568.00 A case against M. J. Ferstl, prai- tenants at $5 an acre, his gross in- rie township farmer accused of : a nvprl nf , come is $20,000. A 5 per cent tax ba(! lun sunge, was dismissed in the ( o (1 " a f V r on that would be $1,000. A $1000 Justlce H. B. White court Satur- ' BU1 ° O1 Ior d:iy, following trial in which he was found not guilty. Testimony was taken from John Faber, his Before cut $2,618,041.55 Cut 2,136,393.00 tax to replace a possible $4 000 •property tax levied would ' be splendid indeed for MacNider. How About (he Tenants! But how about the tenants? Assuming that each of tenants operates 200 J i engaged in general farming,' nd that each sells $5,000 worth of Bgs, c:.-Ule, sheep, and other pro- they find at Uie end of this City ___ Deaf— 481,648.55 cut 130,264.00 Cut 114,779.00 '""- g avp ,i T>,, fc , S Faber and Ferstl rent f r . ut the farm from Jacob. L. A. Winkel represented the defendant; M. . C. McMahon the plaintiff. Ferstl was accused of profanity in an argument between him, John Faber, and the housekeeper. 60,327.00 54,380.00 Saved at Vinton, 6,947.00 Total saved $1,039,702.55 ADDING MACHINE ROLLS AT THE ADVANCE The experiences of Mrs. Ebert are almost like a story. She has often told of the oldtime bare prairies here, with no neighbors for miles, with plenty of wolves roaming the country. Whittemore wasn't in existence, and Algona was a struggling village. Mr. and Mrs. Ebert reared a ?irl •whose parents had died. She later married and moved to South Dakota. Mr. Ebert died many years ago, and the widow has ever since made her home with Carl. There! lows: are two daughters, Mrs. Margaret „„ fsui^ii jjnjwell UUL by cars. There was still a heavy coating of snow on the ground yes-- terday noon. Nesirly 2}£ Inches Water. pA 81 ^ < ? rl l zle Satur( lay amounted to .64 inches of water, the 12 inches of snowfall Sunday made 1.60 inches, and the iy 4 -inch fall 2.37 inches. was The mpisture was needed, for there was little rainfall in Febru- temperature record fol- ary. , . Bailey, Dodge Center, Minn., and Mrs. Hattie Bailey, Charles City. Helping Grandma Ebert cele- bvate her birthday were: Mr. and Mrs. George Hackman, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Geigel, Mrs. Gilbert iheppard, Mrs. Ernest Godfredson Ernest Neuman, Dorothy Neuman March 14 ... March 15 """ 4( y March 16 gi March 17 _ "~"" — March 18 II 47 March 19 29 March 20 ™ March 21 -33 Low 27 16 31 27 26 18 14 20 nt n,~ /-i i ' "^ c c <*oi, uoor of the Court Hot,se in Algona,' in Kossuth County, Iowa, at the hou? or 10 o clock a. m., of said dav when and where due attendance will be given by the undersigned 1933" thi9 8th day ° f M"*. CARL DAHLHAUSER Sheriff of Kossuth CountyT Iowa. A TT t t ' By Casey Loss - Deputy A. Hutchison, "vuvy. •Plaintiff's Attorney. 28 . 2 9 FOR SALE Range, oil stoves, I;;!,].: s , beds, dressers, 1927 <;i iv . v ] rolel coach and 1925 Dud sedan. F|r*t EXCIUII6E East of Ut>r*ry HARL ; t s,<\ IN A hurricane of emotion hurling three lives intoatur of tropical love. Matinee 1 and 3 p. m. Saturday, March 25 Matinee 1:30-3:30 p. m. ~~~..f, of the with FRANCES 1>EE iui(l«th.t Man" BUSTER CItABBE A new type of animal P i ctaM rare treat for the whole fam 1 Also Laurel and Hat' * release-Thelr First Mistake". I Regular matinee Thursday J P. m. Special school matin, Thursday at 4:15 p. m . T under 12 years lOc, over 12, ] Monday and Tuesday, March ^J SPECIAL, BOOKING! CONSTANCE BENNETT AHM LOUISE, GILBERT ROLiYjl CHAS. STARRETT '' In "Our Betters" in Somerset Maugham's stage i cess. In Mayfair she was the white-'hot society orb around wn revolved dizzily a galaxy of'hd life satellites scorched by here trie wit and audacity!!! The story of an American Bet transplanted in England's soil. Gorgeous settings, marvel, gowns, a rare treat for the soptl ticated. Matinee 2:30 Tuesday. , Also new all technicolor act lute's GROCERY Week-End Specials SUGAR ,. 10 Ib. cloth FRUITS No. 10 Size— Assorted GOLD DUST i py Large package A /G RAISINS i — 3 pounds JL /C SOAP Chips 3 Ib. package BANANAS Off-, I 5 pounds 4MUv| SANIFLUSHoQ/il Brush Free *(OV| FIG BARS or Ginger Snaps 3 pounds V" > W # Now here's the ham that has • flavor no other ham has ARMOUR'S FIXED FLAVOR STAR HA M COAL! WE HAVE PLENTY OF GOOD COAI, ON HAND Botsford Lumber Go, PHONE 256 JIM POOL, Manager, ^^ Rag« Wanted. Advw

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