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. / PAGE FOUR fcotwry AJDVA^. ALQONA, IOWA (j£antttg im»nt <4lN'l'UUBD AS SHCONID CLAS December 31, 1908, at th rartofflce at Algona, Iowa, under th •et of March 2, 3879. TBRIfS OP SUBSCRIPTION '*— To Kossuth county poitofflces and bordering postotflces at Armstrong Bode, Brltt, Buffalo Center, Cor with, Cylinder, Elmore, (Hutching Uvermore, Ottoaen, 'Rake, iRlng •ted, Rodman, Stllsan, West Bend and Woden, year _____________ 12.0 •-To all other U. 8. Postof floes, year ________________________ $2.H ALL subscriptions for papers gain to points within the county and out ot-the-county pslnts named under No '1 above are considered continuing •tfbBorlptlons to be discontinued only o* notice from subscribers or at pub lteh«r'0 discretion. Subscriptions going to non-county point* not named under No. 1 above will be discontinued Without notice one month after expiration of time paid for, if not renewed, *« time for payment will be extended tt requested in writing. TTHAT FARMERS SAY OF THE PKESIDEJfT WALLACE On the Farm page 'appears a •ymposium of opinion on Roose- Telt, Wallace, and the Farm Act gathered at random by a DesMoines Tribune staff writer among Kossuth farmers. This seems both interest- Jug and significant. The Tribune's representative interviewed 22 farmers, all in this section of Iowa, eight in Kossuth. "Whether taken in Webster, Hum- _oldt, Kossuth, or .Emmet counties, the interviews are much alike. Of these 22 farmers 16 endorsed '^Roosevelt, most of them enthusiastically. Probably the rest approve ^Roosevelt too; they Just didn't say. 4Five of the 22 said, "Roosevelt is *11 right." Pat Mulligan, Bancroft, -pronounced him "a dandy." Mrs. t>. F. Bastian, Humboldt, said, "I think Roosevelt is wonderful." Most of the farmers who praised Roosevelt also expressed confidence in Secretary Wallace, but when it -came to saying what they thought ol his plans they were less sure or skeptical, and some were opposed. Frank Lupin, Bancroft, said, "I believe in reducing acreage." Earl Hornby, Estherville, said he •didn't think much o£ the scheme, tfels Fold en, Fort Dodge, and L. TV. Bode, Algona, pointed out that it would be hard for renters to reduce. R. P. Leason, Burt, said, "I flon't know as I am in favor of re- -flucing," E. M. Johnson, Bancroft, said he couldn't cut acreage, and George Bansen, Humboldt, said the same thing, adding that the Lord would take care of reduction. A. H. Carr, 3Port Dodge, said Wallace may get -some cut in acreage, but that if •3»e does the farmer will somehow -have to pay for it. Jamea Johnson, Humboldt, said »e wouldn't reduce. R. J. Welp, Bancroft, said he ha<l been study- tag Wallace's plan a*id didn't "approve of it at all." Mr. Bode said lie was not in favor of controlling production. D. Hedeen, Otho, said ^Wallace had not made his plans •plain enough to follow; "I would Hot reduce my corn acreage." A number of the farmers interviewed acknowledged that they had -Hot studied the Wallace plans. A few farmers endorsed the Wal•lace proposals. Einer Christensen, Estherville, said, "I believe the processing tax is all right." Andy Johnson, Dolliver, was of the same -opinion. Guy O'Brien, Fort Dodge, »aid it would "be fine if they work it right." S. L. Axness, Fort Dodge, 4s willing to cut. Robert Keefe, Burt, thinks it would be all right "to reduce. This summary -indicates a division of opinion among farmers concerning Wallace's plans. Much of *his may, however, be due to lack •of understanding. When—and if— the fanners find out that they can •do better by tapping Uncle Sam's purse, there may — and probably "Will—be a sudden change of front. The farmers were asked what they thought of schemes to scale mortgages down. In Jokester's terms, that was silly question No. 3.001. Of course they favored it- enthusiastically. Who that owes money on a mortgage wouldn't? If we could all cut mortgages in half, few of us would stop to think •whether the effects on creditors might act like a boomerang which returns to slay the thrower. Viewing the replies as a whole, •we reach three conclusions; 1. It is evident that Roosevelt -Is still ace-high with the farmers, •and that they are in a mood which -will not brook criticism of the president. We recommend this to the attention of republican politicians. The republican office-holder who criticizes the president or his policies at this time is digging his own .political grave. 2. The Wallace reduction plans •are viewed by most farmers with *4oubt, and by many with hostility. This is partly due to the age-long inheritance which leads farmers to rproduce all they can—taught for generations by the agricultural department itself; partly to the spirit TOf individualism and resentment Against governmental bossism nowhere more intrenched than among farmers; and partly to lack of un- cterstanding of the plan. It is going to take heart-breaking work to put the plan over, and it will not last » minute longer than it pays farmers to follow it. 3. What the farmers want more than anything else, aside from fair- •er prices for their products, is reduction of mortgage indebtedness. V farmers were given their choice -now between fair prices and a '50 per cent scaling down of mortgages on one hand, and all the gov- «rnment plans put together on the -other, they would vote en masse tor fair prices and the cut in mortgage debt. CAN UK* ROOSEVELT PUT OVER THIS MRA BUSINESS? If we are not mistaken, the administration's national industrial *ct, nicknamed NIRA, will be hardest of all the Roosevelt anti- depression measures to put over the top. every angle and make alt the parti fit together. The administration il attempting to govern all 'business from ithe rural blacksmith shop to the giant steel corporations. Farmers do not relish plans ol the government to tell them how much crops and hogs they can raise, even when they are paid for it out of the public treasury. Industry is not going to like the same thing, especially since the government is not paying out any money for it. It looks to us as if the professors had got Mr, Roosevelt into a hot box with this NIRA thing. Timely Topic* If the bonus plan to induce farmers to cut production works, why not one for parents? Let them have an annual 'bonus if on January 1 ihey can demonstrate that in the preceding year.they rave refrained 'rom the production of potential new laborers. In the course of 20 rears that would solve the surplus abor problem. "This 1 service' is 'ree." ' \ The Algona Postal Savings bank las more than $400,000 on deposit n the Iowa State bank. The Iowa State bank has to secure. this de- 'osit with government bonds; that s, it has to send the money out of he community to 'buy bonds and hus release money for. use some- vhere else. Sometimes we wonder •nether the postal savings banks re not a curse to small towns ather than a benefit. The gambling aspect of farming s seldom better illustrated than ow as regards corn. Take farmers ho have thousands of bushels of Id corn in cribs. With the present market gyrations, they make or ose hundreds of dollars over ight, and worry over when to sell get the maximum cannot but e great and constant. The Hampton Chronicle suggests hat jobless- deserving democrats lave a justified kick coming when :hey see new jobs bestowed on fel- ow democrats who already have aold of a public teat. The Chron- cle feels with reason that resignations of elected democrats to accept something better.is a bad .practice and unfair to many faithful democrats more entitled to consideration. . Time,' the news magazine, says that after Roosevelt exploded his bomb against international monetary stabilization it took McDonald, the British premier, a day or two to refrain from explosion himself. In the meantime he could refer to the president only as "That person!" All of which will greatly damage (Roosevelt's popularity in :his country, we don't think. We have said before, but since it is the nub of the situation it needs to be pointed out again and again, that before the price level as regards other commodities goes up the raw material — including agricultural products—price level must be brought to parity. Then, with an even start, let all commodities go up together. You can't restore the purchasing power of raw material producers in any other way. The government ought to force industrialists to be content with increased volume till parity is restored. Postmasters are now political appointees. President Roosevelt will ask the next congress to put them into the civil service, where they will not be affected by the changes of administration. Suits us —it's a reform long needed, and sought by other presidents. • But what clover Just at this time for the democrats—fat life jobs! The corn crop is 19 per cent off this season, the department of agriculture estimates. That alone would mean good prices, but-add inflation and it would seem safe to predict at least 75c corn before spring. If we get it, the, economic distress which has for the last three years afflicted the midwest will be vastly relieved. The Colyum Let's Not be too D—4 Serloni One Guess, Mr. Mos«rtpt We'll Be hare Like Human Beings. [Marshalltown If corn goes up to 90 cents, And hogs to seven-fifty, And wages touch the war-Wme peak— Will we be wise and thrifty? Or will we turn the old boat in, Wear silken garments next our skin Pay bootleg prices for our gin?— Two guesses! If pork chops go to 40 cents, And eggs go up to thirty, Will we hoe garden and keep hens, And get our hands all dirty? Or will we shovel out the coin, And shout, "Five pounds of tenderloin," And hunt another lodge to Join?— You tell us! FIFTY YEARS AGO there were lour mills in nearly all Iowa owns of from a population of 250 up. "Will the wheat process tax end to restore them?" asks F 1 . A. tf o s c r i p in the Marshalltown Times-Republican; and he answers lis own question smartly by addng: "Doubtful, very doubtful. The ild damsitcs are there, but there .re no mills by a damsite." Old Son? Revised to Date. [(Plain Talk, D. M.] •As the old rhyme goes. "We don't want to fight, but, by Jingo, if we do, we've got the men, we've got the guns" Opinions of Editors Editor Predicts 80c Corn. Estherville .Vindicator & Republican — Corn is. going to 80p a bushel, if not more, before the end of the year. Many farmers will not have any to sell, but those,, who do will, get at least part of'the cost of production. This statement is not made through any statement of the Board of Trade, but is Just a plain guess. ''••'.' Editor Juqiui Has His Doubts. Humboldt Republican—This paper wants to confess that it is skep- for the farm. The plans seem cumbersome, dependent on the elements, lacking in flexibility, and too complicated to complete. But then, we have been mistaken before. Thi» is the greatest economic experiment of all time. In fact nothing like it was ever attempted be- tort. Jf it succeeds the achievement will deserve to rank as the eighth wonder of the world, far cre-ttr than all the rest. Thin in because it deals with such * ewopj«tity of problems that it irflJ tz»_* yell njgh superhuman ioA energies to deal with F. B. Heard Across the Sea. Plain Talk, Des Moines—It was John Hancock who wrote his name so boldly on the Declaration of Independence that King George could read it across the sea; and it was President Franklin D. .Roosevelt who said NO so loud that France and all the other European nations in the international conference at London had no trouble whatever to hear him across the same sea. To the Victors the Spoils, Humboldt Republican—The democrats of Iowa are demanding that Governor Herring unseat all republican Jobholders to make room for democrats. That's the best way we know of unhorsing Governor Herring. Spending a, Way Out of Debt. E. K. Pittman in Northwood Anchor—The writer hopes there is a way in which tl#s country can. spend itself out of debt, but he doesn't believe it—yet. To get out of debt there must be denial; there must be doing without things that ;an be done without; there must be a steady paying till obligations have disappeared. Refinancing never helped anybody unless he applied the cash procured in that manner toward (Jebts already owed. j wait a minute! Europe's got our money, "too," and she appears to -be intending to hang on to it. PLAIN TALK, Des Moines, Geo. Gallarno, scribe, noting the accelerating fall of- republican official heads, proposes the appointment of a High Political Executioner, who as he swings his sword will sten- torously intone— Oh, the republicans cry when they kneel them down, In a state of wild alarm, As with fearful, frantic, frightful frown '' ' .--... I bare my big right arm; But unafraid I swing the blade, , AriU take, my 'daily 'toll, And early and late I amputate Them from the old payroll. Add Mysteries of Imagination. [Northwood Anchor.] "What a wonderful thing is imagination!" philosophizes Doctor Reinhart, of the Georgia State university. It sure is, Doc. Take the case of Archie Duffus, for instance: Getting ready for bed; two buttons off shirt; lays them on dressing table. Turns out light, and into bed. Headache. Gets up and goes to the dresser in dark for .aspirin tablet's laid there for that purpose. Headache departs; sound sleep. But, Doc., the shirt buttons haven't shown up yet. WARD BARNES springs a new story in his Inhuman Interest column in the Eagle Grove Eagle, Admiral Byrd was a speaker at the recent Rotary International at Boston, and Ward got the story via the Rev. Mr. Kilbourn, the Eagle Grove club's delegate. "When we were flying over the South Pole," said Byrd, "I asked the crew what they missed most so far from civilization, and an Irishman answered, 'Temptation'." June Pome Up to the Minute. [Humboldt Republican.] Some poetic editor, inspired by the rays of Old Sol during the torrid days of June, broke out and warbled thusly: Oh, what is so hot as a day in June? Well, not a darn thing, gents and ladies; And the June of nineteen-thirty- three Would make a summer resort of Hades! ALONG WITH THAT new state bird, the wild' canary, Iowa now has a poet laureate—or lariat, as sardonic old Bill VJ. Casey, 'of the Knoxville Journal puts it. HiB name is Anthony E. Klinker— never heard of him—and he was appointed not by legislative fiat but by the Poet ILaureate League of America—whatever that is. Well, a state bird and an Iowa poet laureate may be all right in their way, but we still maintain that what Iowa needs more is a state pretzel. Tiiey CfcU This "Mfcoinrt Blues".. [Clipped from Damfino.] , Little Paul swat the mule with a maul,. While stealing past him in his stall; ' The mule put his heels Where Paul put his meals. And as far as I know, that's all. TWO MORE HOLLYWOOD "incompatibles" have been making the front page. Movie men and women find it hard to kiss and hug all over the place and still remain faithful in matrimony.—Tom Purcell in Hampton Chronicle. 'But you'd be surprised, Tom, to know how many of us would like to try it—the kissing and hugging, that is. Not daring to seek it in real life, we go to the movies to en- Joy it vicariously. THE GOVERNOR has slashed every Republican head within reach of his snickersee.-^-Geo. Gallarno in Plain Talk, Des Moines. Pardon, but the word is snicker- snee, originally "snick and snee," a cut, a combat with knives, or, popularly, a knife. "This service is free." P.S. — No apparent relation to "snicker," but you can if you feel like it. Super-Question of tiie Day. [Marshalltown T.-R.] The Cedar Rapids Gazette refers to the processing act as "hocus pocus." Very well. Leaving out the hocus most of u»s would like to know how far it will poke us. UND BIST DU nicht willig, so jrauch Ich Gewalt.—Headline over 0. M. Register editorial on administration threat to force codes on recalcitrant industries. In case you don't know, das 1st Deutsch luer: "And. if you do not ;et busy, I'll use a clttb." At The Call Theatre A Review of the Recent Talkies by T. H. C. H ELL BELOW 1S_A;LL. that the name implies—a stark, grim, satanic drama of under-sea warfare superbly acted by a well, chosen, uniformly talented cast of favorites headed by a, duo of diametrically opposed personalities, 'Robert Montgomery and Walter Huston. Seldom has. the screen presented a more thrilling spectacle, not alone because of the gigantic, scale on» which the picture was produced, but because it brings into sharp relief the freedom of youth compared with the caution and discipline of middle and mature years. It is an intensly interesting study and the dialog scintillates with flashes of rising temper (or tempo). And when pinwheels of passion blaze before a background of grim submarine * tragedy, you have reached the pinnacle of what might be' "intensive entertainment." There isn't much relaxation about seeing a picture like this. You come out of the theatre in a sort of a trance, dazed and badly muddled. What does a woman owe a crippled, disabled husband? Why s life so cheap in war, yet so' precious in peace? Why talk about uty to one's country, but lose Ight of fleeting moments of happiness which may never return? When Walter Huston, in one of his birring speeches, extols the vir- ues of discipline, there is a grain if truth in Robert Montgomery's juick reply—"And after discipline —nothing!" 'Hell Below was filmed with the assistance of the U. S. Navy, and nany of the scenes are reminiscent f the harbor at San Diego and naneuvers continually taking place )ff the southern coast of Cali- ornia. The submarine scenes are marvels of realism, and the dim- ctic highlight, the tortures which mprisoned men suffer at the bot- om of the sea in a disabled craft, make cold shudders run down the pine. While the picture is not a war story in the strict sense of the word, this angle has been cleverly ntroduced to give suspense and in- erest to action in the major theme. Madge Evans turns in the most legligible performance in the cast. Kerens'an opportunity for giving a dramatic, supreme characteriza- ion of thwarted wife who sees lappiness slipping; but Miss Evans imply throws it away by making ler sacrifice cheap and tawdry. Yet here are too many good things to ay about Hell Below to dwell long in its few deficiencies.,, It. is a- mighty picture, well directed, well ast, perfectly photographed. What more may we ask of one cinema? E OF THE MYSTERIES of the movies is the alacrity with which talented actresses like 'Ruth hatterton take to the role of pros- itute, as in Frisco Jenny and (Lilly 'urner, and leave untouched, fer- ile fields of dramatic promise vhere they might carve at least few initials in a niche of fame. 'Lilly Turner is Just cheap, senti- iiental screen tripe, sordid, ghastly n spots, completely unconvincing, magine wistful-eyed, serious Ruth Chatterton doing a hoochie-koo- ;hie in a cheap carnival show, and rou will see how low our once popular heroine has descended the "adder of moviedom. This is one of those hopeless, helpless, hapless tales of suffering and sacrifice which begin with a wedding and end with the promise of another; while in the interim we are regaled with a series of seductions, marriages, free love, almost everything in the category of human passion. We presume roles like from the ghastly grimness of the story. Of much greater Importance is « two-reel burlesque on Grand Hotel called Nothing Ever Happens, taken from the opening and closing lines of Viki Baum's novel, There are some clever lines In this takeoff, and the principal characters are almost perfect impersonations of the famous actors and actresses who took the part in the screen version. Where they picked up the doubles to do Joan Crawford, Greta Garbo, (Lionel Barrymore, and Wallace Beery is a mystery, even to a seasoned cinema attendant. A chorus of rather doubtful pulchritude adds nothing in particular to the burlesque, but the thing is fast moving and clever, and is.a welcome v departure -from •• the tragedy in -the main feature. Three extremely' "he'avy" pictures are featuring this .week's calendar at the Call, and we shall be in prime condition to witness Melody Cruise, booked for the current week. SHERIFF ROUNDING OP DRIVERS SANS LICENSE Sheriff Dahlhauaer has kept bus At odd moments during the last few weeks, making delinquent automo bile Hcense Inspections. Owners o automobiles are required by law t« have licenses for their cars, or th automobiles must be reported t the county treasurer as stored o junked. Owners of automdbiles on which neither license nor other re port has been made must b brought .to court. The sheriff was recently given t list of 117 automobiles and 3E trucks to look up. By Monday thl list had been reduced to 55 auto mobiles and two trucks. The sherlf is continuing the work In spare time or whenever he Is In the vie Inlty of delinquents, A state inspec tor, Jos. Brown, has been here for several days to help>lth the work Most automobile owners forget that it is necessary to report cars in storage or junked. This Is necea sary because the records atlll show the car in operation and charges will stand against the owner till a report Is made. Party Committees Are. Named- Entertaining at an afternoon Country club party at the clubhouse last week Tuesday were Mrs. Jos. Greenberg, chairman, Mrs. John Kohlhaas, Mrs. D. E. Dewel, substituting for Mrs. W. C. Dewel, and Mrs. J. C. Mawdsley. Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Kohlhaas were chairmen for this week Tuesday evening's party, with the following assistants: Mr. and Mrs. Jl W. Kelly, Mr. and Mr. G. S, Buchanan, and Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Peterson. The entertaining list for the rest of the. season follows: July 25, afternoon—Mrs. K. D. James, chairman; Mrs. J. F. Overmyer, Mrs. Al Falkenhainer. August 1, evening—-Mr. and Mrs. W. G. McCullough, chairmn; Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Hauberg, Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Goeders, Mr. and Mrs. H. V. Hull, Delia Welter,. Edith Welter, F. C. Zender. August 8, afternoon—Mrs. W. B. Quarton, chairman; Mrs. J. T. Chrischilles. August 15, evening—Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Hancher, chairmen; Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Pool, Mr. and Mrs. R. O. BJustrom, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Hynds, Opal Cronin, Grace Kouba. August 22, afternoon—Mrs. H. E. Rist, chairman; Mrs. S. E. McMahon, Mrs. M. P. Haggard. August 29, evening—Mr. and Mrs. D. D. Paxson, chairmen; Dr. and Mrs. John Kenefick, Mr. and Mrs. E. C. McMahon, Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Frane, L. E. Linnan, Bertha Kuchenreuther. September 12, afternoon — Mrs. Albert Granzow, chairman; Mrs. C. A. Momyer, Mrs. K. J. Smith, Burt. September 19, evening—Dr. and Mrs. !L. C. Nugent, chairmen; Mr. and Mrs. M. G. Norton, Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Chrischilles, Dr. and Mrs. C. H. Cretzmeyer, Dr. and Mrs. W. T. Peters. September 26, afternoon—Mrs. P. V. Janse, chairman; Mrs. H. R. Cowan, Mrs. A. H. Borchardt. October 3, evening—Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Stillman, chairmen; Dr. and Mrs. A. D. Adams, Mr. and Mrs. N. C. 'Rice, Mr. and Mrs. p. J. Chrip- tensen, William .F. ,i. - . • *r---T. --,-„« ,... v bciiBeu, wniiam * stppi this are given to actresses like Miss .Backus, Dr. M J Bourne Chatterton on ^ the assumption that! nl * s v ur - M- J. npurne. with unlimited talents and ability F. M. Curtiss Daughter Weds— Beth they will wring out of them A, clipping from the San Diego, every drop of emotional power; but Calif.; Union under date of June 2°5 if they gave all the Lilly Turners [forwarded by Mrs Nellie G to Mae West and Jean Harlow they yer who is visiting hir £' g r ,, quire, but would put these roles into thoroughly capable hands. Ruth simply doesn't put the thing over. As we said before, Lilly Turner (the picture) starts out with a marriage. And of course the bridegroom is a dark, sinister villain of the vintage of 1900. He deceives his wife, beats'her, and when she tells him she is about to become a mother : he sneers villainously, "You ARE dumb!" He leaves her a few days before the baby is born, and Frank McHugh, her. old friend, marries her that she may bear her burden without <shame, thotigh 'it's a'bit*embarrassing to have to admit to the receiving nurse that the expectant mother was married the ' day ' before, 'The baby • (of course) dies, and. then romance gets busy. Cteorge Brent enters/the picture at this point, as chauffeur, and after most harrowing experiences .true love gets under way, and we leave the theater in that pleasant frame of mind which contemplates murder, arson, and like crimes. But there ata pleasant musical comedies in the offing, for a number of really good shows are Just around the corner (not the Hoover corner, either); so we may console ourselves by anticipating cool, comfortable evenings at the Call. INURING A •HECTIC movie-week, *-* we have gone from the bottom of the ocean, in Hell Below, to the summit of the clouds in The Eagle and The Hawk—and are still here to tell about it. Aerial pictures get on our nerves a bit, and when they stress the horrors of war they'are a double menace. It is bad enough to witness the sordid side of war, but when we have to listen to the continual zooming of fighting airplanes—well, it's the heat, we guess! The Eagle and The Hawk is rank propaganda, but it is a well acted and carefully directed. Frederic March, as Lieutenant Young, gives a'masterful characterization of a tired decorated hero who breaks under the strain of killing but is saved from the disgraceful shame of suicide by a fellow airman. Death, destruction, horror—all the cruelties of war—are here -brought vividly before U9, with but two or three comedy interludes to break the dramatic sequence. Jack Qakie is splendid in a njjnor comedy part and the Ipvely Carole Bombard, with a hideous coiffure, is intro4 U <!64 briefly 49 ftiye relief er Algona lawyer, as follows: "A college romance was climaxed when Phyllis, daughter of Mrs Marion Robb Curtiss, Spokane and Chicago, became the bride of W. Allen Perry, son of Mrs. Julia V. Perry, 1985 Alameda terrace, yesterday at high noon in All Saints' Episcopal church. The Rev. Maurice Kain officiated in the presence of the immediate family and close friends. "The bride was given in marriage by her uncle, John A. M. Robb, Pasadena.,The wedding was followed - by a "smartly appointedn.wed- •ding breakfast- at El- Cortez i hotel. ' "Mr. and"' Mrs, Perry will be* at *•" oi-' ^KOT 'OV. J w i « i i a.i. *uoji jtnoQe , island str66t July 1. Both-bride and bridegroom 'were graduated from Iowa State college, where they first met. Mrs. Perry is affiliated with Pi Beta Phi, and Mr. Perry is a member of Delta Upsilon. "Mr. Perry, also a graduate of San Diego high school, is a landscape architect, and is associated with the city planning commission." .More' than 20 years ago the brides father practiced law in the offices now occupied by Quarton & Miller. When he left here he located at Spokane. Little is now known here of his subsequent activities. He and his wife separated a few years after they went to Spokane. Mr. Curtiss built the Second ward cottage now owned by the Dubuque 'Fire & Marine Insurance Co..'and occupied by'the J.' H. Palmer family. Country Club Tarty Held— Yellow and white flowers in center bowls were decorations for a Country club dinner-bridge party at the clubhouse Tuesday evening S^t" m. 1 "".'» * 2 '*"<J "ridge , at n»ne tables followed dinner. Mrs. T. H. Chrischilles and H. M. Hauberg won the high scores; Dr A D. Adams, a door prize. Bridge was followed by dancing to music by Eddy's Celebrities, local orchestra The committee was: Messrs and Mesdames P. J. Kohlhaas, J. W Kelly, G. S. Buchanan, A. L. Peterson, C. R. LaBarre. The party next Tuesday afternoon will be In .charge of Mesdames K. D. James, J. F. Overmyer, and Al Falken- hainer. Achievement Day fo pianaed— 'Plans, for the annual 4-H county Achievement day, and for exhibits ftt the county and committee in charge at Mrs. Emi Larson's, Swea City, Saturday, ac cording to announcement by Mrs Paul Leaverton, county home demonstration agent. Achievement day will take place early next month at a point not yet chosen. Members of th« committee are Mabel Kent Wesley; Mrs. J. M. Patterson, Algona; Mrs. Robert Masterson, Lu Verne; Mrs. Ray Miller, 'Bancroft Emma Gutknecht, Lakota; Mrs. Ous Torine, Armstrong; and Mrs. T. F Johnson, Swea City. Mrs. 'Leaverton will also attend. Three Parties Are Given— A series of three parties has been completed by Mrs. J. P. Overmyer and Mrs. W. A. Foster. ; The first-took place last week Tuesday evening, the others Friday and this week Tuesday. All were 6:30 dinners served at four tables on the Overmyer porch. An orchid and pink color scheme was followed in decorations, which included baskets of flowers. At Friday night's party Mrs,, C. H. Williams won high score Mrs. R. H. Miller second, while prizes Tuesday night were won by Mrs. Walter Lor.enz, 'high, and Mrs Clem Nugent, Los Angeles, second June Hemphill is 17; Party- Mrs. W. P. Hemphill entertained at a one o'clock luncheon Saturday afternoon in honor of her daughter Jane's 17th birthday. A lavender and pink color scheme dominated the decorations. After a two course luncheon the afternoon was spent at bridge. Guests were Verona Benson, Ruth McKee, Gertrude (Long, lia Leffert, Charlotte Hilton Martha Dewel, Mary Foster, Valeria Picket, Evelyn Smith, Buena Raney May Johnson, Irma Dee Phillips Stella Ward, and Arlene Fraser. Kuth Ann Sigsbee 7; Party- Mrs. W. J. Sigsbee entertained at a party Monday afternoon in honor of her daughter Ruth Ann's seventh birthday. Guests were the girl's grandmothers, Mrs. Lewis Wagner and Mrs. A. W. Sigsbee and Joyce Marie and Norma Pest- otnik, Catherine Gillespiel Jane LaBarre, Elbie Vera, Meredith; Raney Mary Frances Carney, Margaret Shellmeyer, West Bend, Bobby Kuhn, Lloyd Granzow, and Bobby Sigsbee. Royal Xeiffhboni In Picnic— The Royal Neighbors had a picnic at the Ambrose A. Call state park Tuesday evening, €5 in attendance. The children spent the afternoon at kittenball. The committee in charge included Mrs. Arthur Helberg, Mrs. H. W. Post, and Mrs Frank Ostrum, with Mrs. Lloyc Muckey, Mrs. Lewis Lynk, and Mrs Guderian in charge of entertainment. Minnesota Guest Honored- Evelyn Oxley entertained ten guests last Thursday evening al picnic supper at the Ambrose A CalJ state ; park in honor of her guest, Beneita Fedder, Owatonna Minn. Attending: Helen, Huth, and Edna Miller, $s'eva, Hazel, and Wilma Alb.righ.V Luj^le Carroll, and Verla Shaw. Miss Fedder left for home Tuesday, after a week with Miss.Oxley. , - f , Picnic Honors an Algonlan— John Wermersen was honor guest at a picnic at the Clear Lake state park Sunday. It was his 76th birthday, and the observance was attended by his children and their families: the Lloyd Muckeys Algona; the Harvey Stevens, Sexton- the John Wermersens, Jr., Hutchins; and the Wermersens at Lu Verne. e ? l V, B te trom Blrt ^ay Observed A birthday gathering took place at the Ambrose A. Call state park Monday evening in honor of Cecil BJustrom's '21st birthday anniver- « Was dancin e to the House, followed at mid- f, pic " lc lunch ' The BJus- " y and ^ frien < 18 of Cecil's , a group of nearly 75. Visiting AlgonJans Honored— S ^° e Harls Pertained at a dinner Friday evening or ing Mrs. W. E. -Parnell, Ketchik^n Alaska Mrs. R. E . MeniS, Aa™' and Eleanor -Fraser, Philadelphia^' Other guests were Me-damee wit tor Lorenz. H .M. Smith Joel Herbst, and R.J. McCorkle Dance at Skelter House— The Henry Plathes, Irvineton gave a private dance party in the Ambrose A. Call state park shelter House last week Tuesday nhrht The dance followed a picnic lunoh There were nearl were nearlyjo guests. Other Society. her BASKET GROCER ALCONA'S COMPLETE FOOD STORED Regular site 2 lor 17c 19cl 2 regular size pkgs. \\ Large package . . 2 3 ( FRUIT >ECTAB For a delieious drink— 1 bottle makes 2 4 f| A to 3 gals., each. I Uw Rice 5 Ibs. White Flour Hour— Tax Free— Buy Noi Tea Sittings lb. ......... 4 *>** Candy Bars, V.. • PC lb. wgt, 3 for.. Breakfast Coffee — ground fresh dally _ buy it today— per lb. ___________ Fresh Meat Special— Saturday only, while it lasts 21 C AM _„„__._ 25c Veal Cutlets, lb. _ ___ ______ '-___ Pioneer sliced Bacon, fine quality COTTON Cotton is King and the king is going to put a tax on everything inade.of cotton. About August 1st we will have to invoice all cotton goods on hand and pay a processing tax. This will make all cotton goods higher. Now is the time to buy your dress shirts, work shirts, overalls, underwear, hose, work pants, socks, etc. Being fair-warned is fore-armed. July is the time and Neville's Shoe Store is the place if you want goods at old prices. It is up to you, but I feel it is my duty to explain these things to my customers. Jimmie Neville 'The Shoe Man" Algona, la. WHITE'S GROCERY Friday and Saturday Bargains Quart Mustard __________ _ ___ ____ ...... _____ 15« Quart Peanut Butter _______ ____ ~J". " ..... 21« Quart Sweet Pickles _ ____ IIII'I_III"II™_II_"_Mi Mason Jar Lids, down ____ ..lie Airy Fairy Cake Flour __!""""" __lle Mother's Cocoa, 8 Ibs. -_,.~~_~~I~_~I_I_I_-— W $•£ 6. Soap; jo bars —_:______„ z_ ........ Sfo No. 10 Logantaries ________ ~_~"'~ _____ #e No. 10 Blackberries " 4fc No, 10 Sliced P4*u*e« ,111*"" 7 ~~^ ""..We Cateup, large bottle _____ """"" __.W« lemons, Sunklst, doieu '..11111"" II _____ 8fc Tea, green or black, lb. _ •"'"""-—" ^ '" n » • ____ All lOe Toilet Soaps, 8 lor . ____ 8* Sardines, Mb. caaJ/8 t^JJ^J'"""...-* Sardines, small oil, 8 lor __________ ..... _____ -'-* GET YOUR AUCTION SALJB DOLLARS HERE FQR SERVICE It Pays to Dress Well- You can do it by having yof cloths* dry cleaned frequently See 119 now about having thoic necewary repairs made en your Fur* before the Fall rush, Hat* Cleaned and Modern Dry ', '