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PAGE SIX •NTHRBD AS SBCONID CLAS asatter December 81, 1908, at th wrtottlce at Algona, Iowa, under th •ct of March 2, 1879. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION *~7 >0 ,Kossuth oou n'y Postoffloes an ^i°? s ttt Armstron i .! Buffal ° 'Center, Cor Cyllnd « r . Elmore, Hutchlns I S°>?. Ottosen, Rake, ;Rtng w l °i dnlan> stlls »n. West Bend Woden, year a11 ° ther U. s for PaPerTYoln within the county and out «r-the-county points named under No £n££?iMi are . oons'dered continuing jubscrlptlons to be discontinued only l5i.?S ?• rOI T, subscr 'bers or at pub Usher a discretion Subscriptions going to non-county points not named undsr 2m,m,f abov : e wl " be Discontinued wnnout notice one month after explr- ' V me pald for - lf not renewed. nn.f °i r Pay" 1 ?"* w »l be extended requested In writing. "WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IN CASE OF GOLD DEFLATION? In addition to the alarm with Jrtilch conservatives view changes, there Is curiosity among conservatives and radicals alike about how devaluation of the gold dollar would work out on prices. P resent S°'d dollar contains grains of pure gold. What ,irould happen if the gold conten were reduced to 16 grains? If we -were still exchanging gold ireely for all United States currency, this would be happening now: The gold content of the dollar •ftas not yet been changed, .but pao- -3>le would be speculating on the Chance that it would be reduced They would see a chance to make a profit because after the change ev- KOSSUTM COUNTY ADVANCB. ALQONA, IOWA a Judge is practically always exercising his discretion. As a matter of fact Judges are mostly bound down by law and It is only now and then that they can follow their own will. Judges are human and .liable to err. For this reason the law does not trust them with discretion where it is possible to avoid doing so. They are restricted iby a body of statutes, decisions of the higher courts, and customs which the practice of centuries has shown to -swsssr — matter which came before them. scared Into feeling that they must maintain an extraordinarily high degree of liquidity, and therefore they dare not make any but highly liquid loans; 2. Owing to the depressed state of business, liquid loans are not available in sufficient volume. Some other way to force circulation must be 'adopted, and that is the reason for the great projects involving expenditures running into the billions which the Roosevelt administration has undertaken. The Colyum Let's Not be too D—d 8erloni be worth $1.45 more In"currency (that is, 23.22 divided by 16 •would equal $1.45). So they would take currency to ° K -'"i, get gold in exchange, and wait till the change tto "ff 6 - T hen the y would take the gold back to the banks, ex-change it for currency, and clear 45 Jper cent on the transaction. For *very gold dollar of the present •content they would get $1^5 "n 2?",.™ JCy ». b £ caU8e the old sold dol- uVmong the first duties of every udge is to hear and weigh both sides. If the Le Mars judge had promised what the rioters asked he would have violated this duty, for ie would have agreed to deny a learing to persons seeking fore- losures. He could not know in dvance what the equities were. A nan who would shut his ears to ither side on a question in con- roversy could not be a Just Judge. The very title of Judge implies tiat the holder must decide between onflicting views. He must ap- roaoh every issue .between con- ending parties with an open mind. Vhen the presentation is complet- d he must apply the law to the olution whether he agrees with ie law or not. No Judge worthy the title could do otherwise. the least, has had more readers than usual since the discussion on money precipitated by the Thomas proposal began. On the whole, however, the quality of debate has been rather ibelow par f READ YOUR REMARK abou 4 the hazel nuts; also Moscrip's comment. Had you forgotten the wild strawberries and the crabapples, across the Boone riffle, up on the bluff in Bridge's pasture? And do you recall the big pickerel you caught with a spoon hook under the covered 'bridge? You Tan all the way home with it dragging in th* dust at the end of the line, with me toddling after as fast as my short legs would go. ™M f a l Skin garae m money 'Old not be played so long as the .government continued its present ^policy of refusing to pay out gold -»" Puni sh i ng hoarders, and un- 3flly the government will con- that policy long enough to afferent the game from ever work" ang to any appreciable extant. Since people would have made 45 3>er cent if they could have worked •Mis scheme, some upturn in prices *i«ht have resulted, because with cent clear profit they might eJt free to spend more and greater demand *oods, if the demand were _ 0 have brought about This is pretty far- however, for not enough 3>eople would be involved to exer- *ise much influence on demand. That method of stimulating buy- FACTS ABOUT THE BALLOT FOB THE REPEAL ELECTION The ballot for the special election June 20 on repeal of the ISth amendment will, in parallel columns, carry ,the names of all county wet and dry candidates in the state. There will be an additional col- Jmn in which any voter, ignoring the printed lists, may write his own ist, but that column will be only a gesture and it is not likely that it vill be much used. At the head of each ticket there will be a circle, and the voter will nit a cross in the circle above the :icket of his choice. He will thus e voting for all candidates in the state whose names appear on the ticket he chooses. There will be no squares before names. It will fte the state vote that counts, not the vote by counties; that is, if in the state at large either ticket wins the most votes the whole list on the winning ticket will be elected, no matter how individual counties go. Thus Kossuth county, for example, might vote dry by giving the dry ticket a majority, but if the wet ticket gets a majority in the state at large the whole wet ticket ting holes In the ice in winter and 'It takes speed to keep up with spearing pickerel? And the Mathe- the news these days. The reader 3on boy s spearing the most, with who either from inclination or for the Beck and Palmeter 'boys in sec- lack of time merely scans the pa- ond and thfr «l places respectively? pers simply cannot do it. iln state, And tne time you walked right off nation, and the world things have the hea <l of the stairs and landed been happening with bewildering P n m v toy woolly dog? And what rapidity during the last few father said when he found a yellow months. It is time for a morator- streak down the side of the house ium till we digest what we have from a window near our bed? And had to swallow. the time when, in the dark I 'got a During the last year, particular- ** lntended for you? n ° e ly In the last two months, a great * „' ,, campaign of public education in the ?f e it ?h a t science of money has been in prog- thnf Jf- ress. There was a somewhat sim- I " liar campaign in 1896. The conser- we>re vatives won that campaign, but they seem destined to lose this one. It will be interesting to watch and see how the .predictions on both sides work out. h " en * h °" gnt VS had been mean il>e y* e ™ never half «n't think At The Call Theatre A Review of the Recent Talkies by T, H. CJ. 'TODAY WE LIVE, In which Joan I then, before we had seen the inter •*• Crawford appeared, was ~ n ~ *>i>A4--n~— - ^-»i-»_ _. ... ticularly interesting at the •par._. Call April 30, because of the marital troubles of Joan and Douglas Falr- Jr., featured on the front the Register. Adding banks pages further Interest, because the Register stated that 1 Joan was already more or less "keeping company" with Franchet Tone, was the fact that he played the part of her brother in Today "We 'Live. The picture is a rehash of a Saturday Evening Post story published some years ago, featuring • the work of mosquito torpedo boats In the World war. The aerial and vater scenes are marvelous, show- ng fog and rain In all town scene sets. The destruction of a munl- .ions dump by an Allied plane pl- oted by Gary Cooper seems trangely familiar, being apparent- y of the same sequence as in 'Dawn ^atrol, by Richard Barthelmess nd young Doug Fairbanks. The story Is a mixed-up mess of wo loves of Joan when she was a oung English girl in the war. She they had as much fun either. For SUve We . down h111 had to steer away hole in the cree k at the bottom, and I had my first , Another Hollywood divorce: the fight when I gave Alex Nichols a lack of marital decency among ride on the stave and let him take film folk is a national disgrace, a wintry bath. away from shows in which the appear, but it won't. —'Bro. <E. H. D. WHERE UT TH' DIVIL'S O'SHEA? [Moscrip In Marshalltown T.-R. ians all, The Irish will sure "clear the •lashin's o 1 fightln' wigs on the green— and for for failing, what else is left? The «nswer depends on how the people MI general would take the change in gold content of the dollar. For example, everyone who had •^currency might look at It and think: "Well, there is 45 per cent Jess gold behind this currency than there used to be, and maybe there be other reductions. I guess The wets claim this is fair because the question is Iowa's stand as a whole and this procedure will The public could stop it by staying away frorr principals What the movies need is a czar with the nerve instantly to order Wid O'Connor and Tlnley Hibern- every offender out of the business. 1 '— " «««Jrn The Le Mars hotheads may have i „ taken their cue from the Chicago Tho ,,. wa £ •'. teachers. Before they get done' U be J they may have leisure -to rue it.: t, * .- , -Disgraceful rioting will not be tol- where in the dMl's O'Shea? erated in Iowa. It Is a living Niver a battle was fought anywhere shame that the great majority of (Ayther be night or be day) aw-abiding farmers must, in the | But the Finnigans, Foxes, and Murphys were there— 'But where in the divil's O'Shea? There's Havertys, Tooles, and the •Dinny Dineens (G-r-a-n-d min they nybrook way), Coughlins from Fermagh and Con- romises to be faithful to her hlldhood sweetheart, Robert oung, when he leaves for the front, but she promptly falls in love with Gary Cooper, American, who buys the old English homestead. Gary gets romantic when Joan pretation, a rather obscure crltl cism; and now, since we have seen it, the criticism takes on an even vaguer aspect, Drama seeks to portray life truthfully and faithfully. Therefore if life is a series* of war, pestilence, and suffering why not make the best of it rather than gloomily call attention to the futility of it all? And if the drama successfully mirrors life, we should thank God for Its fearlessness rather than of .. , - --- may have its disappointments, its sorrows, its broken promises; but what of the few true friends we have, what of the moonlight, the sunset, and the stars? What of Nature, the brotherhood of Man, and earthly pleasures? Perhaps life seems futile only to those few who yearn for the unattainable. But we are drifting far afield from our original task—a review of Cavalcade. Because this play is expertly and Intelligently directed; because it follows without Interruption, a single, dominating thread of plot; because it panoramas a span of more than three decades In the life eyes of outsiders, be confused with | an insane few. The vigor and decision which have marked President Roosevelt's conduct since his inauguration are reminiscent of like qualities in his famous cousin, Theodore Roosevelt. It is true that the circumstances called for it, but it _does not necessarily follow that a president of different temperament were Don- let the majority in the large rule. state at ™? S™.? 1 ?** * ^ unfair he- principle of take his choice it violates local option. The reader can „ between these views. Timely Topics T»^ *. At "..J. J. &UC03 I W1U1 Id better go out and spend this i have money before its value is cut any •further, for if I get property in — ' •change the All efforts to force money into circulation via the' banks, that is, 'by filling the banks with money or making it easy for them to get it, with the idea that they will lend it' n n va failn/1 TT , . , .. _ ' would have met the situation in such masterful fashion. If it is economically possible to achieve it, we are coming to a managed dollar, meaning a dollar that will move up or down in exchangeable value as need be to maintain stability. The difficulty is to know how to go about it. Somebody ought to speak sharply to Professor -Moley about this. Neighboring editors note with pleasure that W. T. Branagan is,Monitor, keeping the Emmetsburg (Democrat up to the high mark set by his father. Indeed Father Branagan could he know and speak, would doubtless acknowledge with pride lins from Cork But where in the divil's O'Shea? But whin Ould County Clare threw •her hat in the air This is what all the would say: "If we're goin' to fight, let's get ready and right- Now where in the divil's O'Shea?" ONE OF OUR exchanges tells of enters the ambulance service, and he himself Joins the English army. Later he is reported killed in action. Then Joan goes native with her childhood sweetheart, but the death report proves false, and Gary meets Joan again in a hospital. Cooper now takes his love opponent on a bombing flight to scare him, but the kid is game and turns the tables on Cooper. Then Cooper is taken on a mosquito boat excursion to blow Up boats in Kiel harbor. Cooper is badly frightened, and Young is .blinded by a shell. Joan cannot leave the blinded youth for Cooper, so Young and Tone accommodatingly get themselves blown up in a blaze of glory as a German cruiser is sunk, whereupon Joan and Gary return to England for the "ever after" business. Joan and Gary have the show stolen _ from them by Tone and Young. In fact Cooper apparently of a typical English family cause it Is a stupendous theme, be- red, D ay. Carnationrj-yes, Just one; no, not th* My badge henceforth must be the wh ltp 7 I And o the pang I feel to first display ills N, This snowy blossom sweet on Mother's The red proclaimed her sacrifice IIP,. , The ardor of her labors for my weal Zeal> Her fervent love, so lavishly bestowed Devotion rare which shared my every i oa(] Now, white carnation pure, you JJJU , My reverence for her sweet mem'rv Hnrnn rtn *r/M«w l*i*tA*«*.*. I_A . * Borne on your incense, let my love a,™ A sacrifice to Mother-truest ffid " d Algona, Iowa -GEORGE H. ment of her life? And Imple sequence, the simply handled—because of all this and more, Cavalcade will probably find a place in every list of the ten best plays of 1933. To Director Frank Lloyd, then, goes credit for having given this drama (written by the youngster Noel Coward) the subtle touches of genius; as, for example, death of Queen Victoria gossoons failed. Hoover and it did tried not jt des work. property can't run! lions away, and if there are other cuts in Roosevelt tried it with his two bil- be money value the property will •worth just that much more." If people generally took that -vmv, demand for property of all fcinds would be stimulated, and angher prices would follow, just as as Always the case where there is *risk demand. What might prevent this out•come is the very confidence the Teople have in the government If ~rre had little gold, if the govern spent were weak, and if the presi dent were considered vacillating 4he theory would almost surel •work out. But none of these conditions ex- 3sts. Everybody knows we have plenty of gold, and the people have of Federal Reserve bank notes, but at last report only some WO.000.000 had gone into circulation. There are two main reasons for this: i. The banks, have been that the paper was better than ever. The Advance is not inclined to get excited about concentration of state government in the governor. We have for some years felt that the governorship ought to be something more than the glorified clerkship it has been in most ways. Besides, the head of the government needs to have the say-so if he is to make his administration count for much. What Editors Are Saying people might -confidence in the government and the president. So 3ook at their currency and say Well, this new money will buy just as much goods as it would be- aore, and, the times being uncertain, I guess I'll wait. In that case demand for property "would not be stimulated and there Trould be no increase in prices, at Seast no immediate increase. There remains the question of a •-slow rise in prices which might in ^ime be brought about by lessened the dollar. Devaluation automatically create more i, and, according to the Quantity theory of money, this tend to increase circulation, in turn would stimulate demand for goods and result in a «radual increase in prices. Nobody can say with certainty these things would hap- The wisest financiers seem in much of a fog about the outcome as the man in The leading financiers H that few The most convincing opinion *eems to favor the slow rise on the ^quantity theory; this partly be- has can 3 a change in its ^^f i mostl y because of universal -confidence in the government and *he president. Economy for the Boys. Traer Star-Clipper—Many farn boys are disappointed ;at the action of the Iowa legislature in depriv ing them of half their spending money from the trapping anc shooting of gophers. The bount} has been ten cents for each gopher but the new law cuts it to five. The bounty on wolves is also reduced half. Have Faith, Mr. Nichols. Iowa Falls Citizen—This 3(Miour week for labor seems like the bunk to us. If a man cannot make a living on 72 hours per week, how is he going to make It on 30? At best such a performance means no more than dividing up each worker's already meager allowance. But Will They Get It? Britt News-Tribune—-If there is anything the people want it is tax revision, and the transferring of taxes on farms and homes to some other form of property by which more people will help to carry the burden of taxation. What Will Be the Outeome? Knoxville Journal—It is now said hat tax revision will be undertak- !n when the legislature meets in August to act on the findings of ne Brookings institute survey An- Jther case of hope deferred. 'ountry Satisfied Northwood the people determined whether beer and other alcoholic drinks could be legally dispensed. Now the state law declares beer sales legal without vote of the people, and many towns for the first time in 40, 50, or more years see brew passing over the counter* freely. Keep An Eye on Honest John. Spencer Reporter—There's a be m the ibonnet of Honest John <Ham mill. Me is not going about want mg to get into the limelight jus as an evidence of human sympa thy. He is too old a bird for that Let It Prove Itself First." 'Lakota Record—We have talked to many not opposed to beer, but feel there should be no further concessions till beer has proved it will accomplish what the wets said t would, namely: stop bootlegging prevent drunkenness, aid the re".urn of prosperity. As a Demo Editor Sees It. Knoxville Express—Beer is here such as it is. But it is apparent hat it falls short of expectations. After near-beer spiked up to 10 or 20 per cent, 3.2 Is vague and indefi- te. church notes sent to the paper by a pastor. The pastor announced that the topic of his sermon would be "What have we learned from this depression?" and the choir would sing, 'ISearch Me, Oh God." —Burnt Match Column in Clarion \Tnn i f AX** Which was certainly putting 'it patly. does not know -what is going on, and Joan muddles around first with one lover, then the other. Tone and Young know their parts, play them perfectly, and their glor- a dirty trick by ious death seems the author. This review is not the work of T. H. C., but is written by one who likes and gets a, big kick from every picture. Today We Live is the - --- •—-.-«. and the sinking of the Titanic. Nothing ever shown on the screen approaches in dramatic finesse the handling of these events. The former is 'brought to us via the servants quarters in the Marrot kitchen; the latter is suggested by a sharp stop In a honeymoon scene when the happy couple leave the deck rail of the ill-fated steamer and we see a life preserver on which are painted the significant letters, "S. S. Titanic." To Clive Brook and Diana Wynyard must go full credit for putting into these exacting role's an emotional quality always restrained always subtle, always convincing! All other parts are well taken by a cast uniformly capable. But beyond the fact that this is a sweeping and comprehensive picture of world events and their effect on the home i & of one English family m h ^ Iafst 34 years, the play is a vis- the last . —- scene in which the two Marryots; grown old ind mellow under the harrowing xperlences of Life, philosophize so nderstandlngly about the sorrows nd the Joys of this mortal conflict —Is there anything futile in the •ay in which they face the future, eeklng ever a few precious mo- ents of happiness and peace? If there can be no peace in world ffairs, there may stlM be content- en t In the hearts of men and omen who live a full, rich life of accomplishment. (Preachers may find In Cavalcade a futility, particularly in the empty pews of the church pictured in the play; but cinema audiences must look to the rainbow of Hope buried deep In the souls of men ever since the world began. —^ranees M 0 rude Zender Harmony Irownles-Rolan,! Sf Zender. ""^ Piano yd clarinet. Donald 'Dorothy McEnroe ces Wlnkel, Adelln ' n solos-relievo 11. Rose of Summer-M-l -election-orchestra WP irombone solo— Soni A» " Selection, Faust .March-fl t Nurse"^d7^the in Auto Accid MUSICAL PLAYLET AND RECITAL AT ACADEMY PLANNED A recital and playlet will be presented by the senior music pupils of St. Cecelia's academy next Sun- dqay at 8 p. m., as follows: Overture, Ascher—Orchestra. A GLIMPSE OF (FAIRYiLAND (Play in One Act.) Natalia and Evelyn, young music — ^ Mauit pupils-^Frances Winkel, Arlene seriously injured.' iuli m !^S sl *2?S.»« t ta^l, unconscious I auti last Lu Verne, accident occurred Wednesday between iraiw] Lu Verne in which Violet who has practiced nursing around Algona, and ,her Lawrence .Larson, of Roiam The cai WOMAN SEVERELY BURNED. Celluloid Igrnlted In Itot- torn of cor and blaze sears occupant's llmbs^—Bancroft Register. Which would prove, if need were that Editor Hutton grew up in the darned good entertainment A (Fatty Arbu< one of the shorts, Despair, the futility of anything -., i^-uic. j.uuay we Mve is a if )t , „• iumn,y ui an first-class war show, besides being * 1 , L war> But after 2,000 rl n •»**«*! _1 . _ i , . wi-*ai b in v» n f- f U « T*7«- I _ * T-i I entertainment. ««?,, ?t ? ea i ° f Peace one of the Arbuckle comedy was If, ml " unat tamable objectives in this iiorts, but Fatty has not! „ * y> , mad world Populated by sin- learned a thing about comedy since the early silents, when it was au fait to throw things to provoke a laugh. PHRISTOPHBR STRONG, like V-i so dear, dead Victorian legs were limbs. times, when But Don't You Think We Ought to Hare a State Pretzel? [Casey in Knoxville Express.] state Iowa has an - many of the so-called serious social dramas, invokes -much favorable and unfavorable comment There seems to be no middle ground .for plays of this stripe every individual having decided reactions and expressing them in un- mistakeable terms. Personally we were distinctly disappointed in Katharine Hepburn's second screen appearance. After her peerless presentation of the young daughter in Bill of Divorcement, Christopher Strong ning humans? P»h« 6 beautlful Philosophy can be imagined than that given us by the young bride who faces death 'bravely in the one supreme mo- Calling the Fairies —'Larson was (Frances Winkel. [urday, and ummons the Fairies -Eleanor Kain. Snow Fairy—Amelia Erpelding Piano solo, Falling Waters—Truax. Witch—^Ruth Payne. Piano Duet, Water Nymphs waltz (Anthony)—Eleanor Kain, Ruth Payne. Rainbow Fairy—Kathryn Deim. here to get Mrs. Larson's Mrs Hanson, to their home I ' ha(i Piano Solo, Hungarian No. 6— flLIszt. Sunshine Fairy-Fern Gisch. Rhapsody *u , with friends in Goldfield escaped the accident. The i are now in a Story City Grocer Insures CustomenJ W. A. Parsons, former druggist who conducts a _ „.. ^ i*.-v;iu. \Z»OUU. r,i i*^ — >»VUMI| Piano Duet, Stars and Stripes For- * Bel mond, is issuing, ever (Sousa)—4Fern Gisch Kath- customer s insurance policies ryn Deim. ' guarantee to them groceries, Melody Fairy-Frances McEnroe. Violin Solo, Air Vario (De Berlot) and milk in case they become 1 pacltated as the result of sic) lor injury. thing, and a state bird seems to be what was lacking. It is the eastern goldfinch, commonly called the wild canary. Bird sharps assure us that its food is composed chiefly of thistle seeds, sunflower, ragweed and wild lettuce, with '- tray a convincing role. And we have a a dash of ie cheaply state fish— . That she is, however, an actress of more than average talent and ability cannot be denied. In several close-ups during the present production she is almost a counterpart of the glamorous Greta Garbo — wc „„„ a Slale nan—it°h«^ e ey f us v that dis tinctive curio" yes, you've guessed him-Herring' head whi h sl f nif ' cant n °" « the And we should have a state vine make her screen work but we'd better wait until the June election before we officially de- Two Sides to the Story. Iowa Falls Citizen— The cry that nflation will confiscate part of the avings of people, that is such sav- as , are not froz en up in the Roosevelt , no f „„«"• banks ' does not seem to consider -MJiuiwoon Anchor—If action , 7* i. , '" uu Answer was what the public wanted Mr f ha PPened to the people who t3rt^« ii, , . «»w.*in7u, .VII. o-nf pfliio-Vit- In Mi«. „«,-„ _* j. »i ,. understand turns out to be cor- there will be no spectacular m prices, but there will be a steady slow rise which in a year or two will gradually stimulate confidence, increase demand, and work out m a general price rise. XU M.AKS KVKwFiT.S AXI) Till) t'ASK OF Jl'DUE U1UOLKY The mob of misguided Le Mais Burners who dragged a dis'triet' judge from his bench and threat-i him with hanging because ]R-! Roosevelt has given it to them vithout loss of time. Unless check- d by congress he is likely to show more samples of what a determined ' toward ' bringing official can do about general Improvement in the country's condition. And satisfaction appears to be quite general. Klrt, EditorTTwt Afford It, Emmetsburg Democrat— There is a report going the rounds that Erti- got caught in the cogs of deflation. It Certainly Beats the Butch. Knoxville Journal — President Roosevelt niust be the supreme ace of politicians. We don't know what else to term the man who can unite J. Pierpont Morgan and our own Smith Wildman Brookhart in enthusiastic support of his policies. Looks Like the Millenium. Humbpldt Republican—The edi- sidered as a candidate for the republican nomination for nit congress- Moines last week, resolved to endorse the action of President Roosevelt in breaking the depression. l-iiiirens. Both gentlemen are'drys —(he former, however, being more consistent of the two. the not promise to sign no more innu± SU1 ; e / leCr ° eS was «'°u"tlos S •nuuenced by a popular but un lounded notion of the powers of a " is a common assumption |ong badly informed persons that \o Local Option on Beer. -\orthwood Anchor — Here in a democratic president, something unusual has happened. Beer at the Capitol City. Plain Talk, Des Moines — Beer will continue on sale in some 300 place in Des Moines, but it is be- clare for the hop vine and make Sweet Adeline" the state hymn. YOU RiBAULY DON'T NEED to be a master mind to guess that if a front door has both a bell button and door knocker, that the bell is usually out of order.—H. S M in Over the Coffee. Ah! Ah! Another double thatter caught in the act. 'BERT, THE HANGOVER col- yumist in the Spencer News-Herald, digs up the following ten commonly misspelled words and challenges you to say which are spelled right: kimona, naptha, parrafin sacrilegious, rarify, liquify, supercede, rythm, ecstacy, picknicking. Move Orer and Make Boom for a Fellow-Sufferer. [E. K. Plttman in Northwood Anchor.] A Northwood man sat for two divisions e of its separate political j lack of profits will nave no choice at all of (places to largely 1 bers as the days cause — -~~ states, In tormer days, more or less local was exercised. the coming of renewal time for II[ censes, not more than two or three hours at the side of the highway waiting for an automobile repair man to come and connect a couple of electric wires. Asked why he didn't fix it himself the honest fel- ow said: '1Fix h—! Why, I can't even keep a lead-pencil sharpener working." I can sympathize with him. Anything more intricate than pouring grease on a wheelbarrow wheel starts me to head-scratch ng. BOUND FOR A TINY South Sea sland where men are so scarce ?u._ th f. women "Sht with one an- an adventurous and Detroit men re sailing In a yacht for the mas- uline paradise.—I. N. S. corres- ondence from Papeete, Tahiti. All I got to say is, the I. N orrespondent could have been enerous enough to mention the ame of the island.—Chords & Dis- ords in Northwood Anchor. Indeed a^ dirty, lousy trick, Mr. ittman. ^*~ from an ent? . "ONOE UPON A TIME," reminisces the Sage of Story City, "the screen work _ and thrilling. But as the other woman" in a two-cornered love triangle (if you are able to figure out suffh a geometrical complexity) she struggles against overwhelming odds. Christopher Strong concerns a husband who wins a treasure-hunt prize because he has always been faithful to his wife, which puts rather a brazen, tawdry aspect on the institution known as matrimony. But of course our paragon of virtue, Friend Husband, falls for Aviatrix Katharine the first time they meet. And the poor, suffering wife, Incompetently played _ by Bilhe Burke, promptly gets a 2 good spell of sulkiness which liter- a ly drives the waveriHg husband (i plumb into the arms of the younger mistress. The daughter angle is a separate phase of the little drama cleverly worked into the pattern of the whole in order, apparently, to exalt, the noble institution of mistress- keeping Similar situations have been well worked out in recent nic- tures like Animal Kingdom, but the direction and the dialog of this *. movie are asinine rather than con- ft And, by the way, this is picture we recall which Sunday, May Give Mother one of our Handsome Living Room Suites or a Rug— Specially Priced For this occasion a the _ has been directed by a woman. (Is ft S 6 tha m itner for them, :roup of Boston , . ,, But wllat can you expect I no savvy" correspond- only kind of a flask a woman ever on i fee. of !"—H. S. M. in had a nipp.le Over the Cof- Where now it has tipple in it, eh? IN CASE YOU didn't know, every one ot the ten words in Bert's list was misspelled. —ALIEN. n?n S ^ 6 that this nuenced our judgment?) n- <?rrn^ CUve ' ' as Christopher Strong, has a negligible screen personality which makes his own ef- uv? aS We]1 as those who play with him flat and unconvincing Possibly, with a stronger charaf- ter, the production would take _ a certain dignity. As it Is, there is ft ° n truly tremendous scene is an altitude flight in which the hapless Katharine^ sens" ing defeat and completely disillusioned-, commits suicide bj from the plane. Dedication of a statue honor is a piece in her of inexcusable screen sentimentalism, utterly unS necessary, entirely uncalled for as P= - fmale to this already combat. love drama. But we'still have high hopes for Miss Hepburn. Given an adequate vehicle, she is due to rise to such heights screen is capable of. LISTBNBDTTome 'Sundays ago.'to a discussion of Cavalcade from the pulpit of a Sea « Moines church, in which the pasto? W dlePr ±l e ? *1 '.»°ving mot veon t as the of hfe" and eaves one depressed. therefore It Finest Assortment Lowest Prices— 2 Piece Mohair Suites! $39.75 and up on RUGS A Beau.iful Fringed, Oriental- like Rug with a lustrous, permanently highlighted *heen| effect for only $23.50 Hug Pad Furniture Co.

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