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KOSSUTH COUNTY ADVANCE. ALQONA. IOWA PAGE FOUR Mtaiue •NTBR-HD AS SECOND CLASS matter December 31, 1908, at the aPoBtofflco at Algona, Iowa, under the act of March 2, 1S79. TERMS OP SUBSCRIPTION I—To Kosmith county postofflccs and bordering postofflcca at Armstrong, Bode, Britt, BuCCalo Center, Cor- •wlth, Cylinder, Klmore, Hutehlns, Llvermore, Ottosen, Rake, RlnR- Bted. Rodman, Stilson, West Bend. and Woden, year w.ou •-To all other U. S. Postofflces, year * 2 - 6U ALti subscriptions for papers Rolng to points within the county and out- oMhe-county points named under No. & above are considered continuing •ubBcrlptlons to be discontinued only ttn notice from subscribers or at pub- Usher's discretion. Subscriptions going to non-county points not named under No. 1 above will be discontinued •Without notice one month after expiration of time paid tor, if not renewed, but time for payment will be extended If requested In writing. SOME REFLECTIONS OX THE NEW IOWA SALES TAX One of the abjections to state Bales taxation is that citizens can and will beat it by buying goods in taxless states for delivery by mail, express, or otherwise. This deprives home retailers o£ the profits and by so much reduces the home state's mass income. Another objection is that border retailers suffer loss of local trade ito retailers across the state line. Local papers across the Minnesota line have already forecast increase of trade on this account 'for bordering Minnesota towns, and on the Southern Iowa border the Bloomfield Republican predicts loss of Iowa trade to bordering Missouri towns. These and other objections, such as that sales taxation is a constant source of irritation to retailers and customers alike, may bo considered as incidental. The main economic objection is that this sort of taxation is not based on ability to pay and therefore constitutes exemption of the well to do and the rich. ested in agricultural economies should have it. Another valuable Iowa economic publication which may be had free for the asking is the Iowa Business Digest, published by the Bureau of Business Research of the Collego of Commerce at the state university. This is also a 4-page printed publication devoted _to facts, performing the same service for business in Iowa that the Ames publication performs tor agriculture. TIMELY TOPICS and throws an unfair the poor. .Senator Patterson considered this objection so vital that in spite of the fact that the three-point legis- In one of his published letters a year ago—or perhaps the session before that—(Representative Bonnstetter remarked that after organization of the .houses of the legislature was out of the way neithei republicans nor democrats voted as partisans. We wonder whethei he would say that of the extra session. And how about some of his own votes? On February 15 the U. S. D. A index of prices of goods farmers have to buy was 116 per cent of pre-war; .that is, they had to pay 16 per cent more tlian they did on an average bewteen 1909 and 1914. At the same time they were receiving for their own goods only 71 per cent of pre-war. Figure that out and think it over in connection with higher NRA prices, 'liog program is fostering this spirit From democratic state headquarters we have received a half column mat bearing the pictures and announcements of present state officials for renomination and reelection. We may run it as soon as we find a way to chisel out the picture and announcement of Nels G. Kraschel, lieutenant governor. If you who read this are a farmer, and if you have hired help, -how would you feel if somebody with authority demanded that you work your help only 36 hours a. week, yet The Colyum Let's Not be too D—d Serious F OR GOODNESS SAKE!—-Do you look like that now, Joe? J. I-I. Allen is a candidate for mayor of Des Moirtes. His picture appeared in a political advertisement in last week's Plain Talk. Shocked, we clipped it, pasted it on a sheet of copy paper, typed the above note, and mailed it to Joe. Hair as white as snow! Face drawn like that of Cummins in the last years! Ah, Joe, what time does to us! Such a far cry back to the early 90's at Iowa City. Your head bore no halo of white then; your face was full and youthful. You came back to Pocahontas You were elected state senator ant along with /Leslie E. Francis anc others played a big part in state politics. You now have a militant son, Byron, (better kno-wn as "Barney," worthy block. Well, Joe, no more pictures for us, if that's the way we oldsters look to the youngsters we knew away back when. chip off the olc burden on (not only pay what you I but actually pay more, lative tax included his long- fought-for state net income tax he voted against it, and from the standpoint of accepted economics he was justified. Sales taxation as a means of reducing the property tax 'burden :lid before and hire other help for the rest of the week? Do you know many employers in these small towns who you .think could stand it? And if they have to do it, where they get the money unless they get it from you? Well, boiled down, that's exactly General Johnson's NRA—a new and heavy tax on YOU! Whatever the merits and demer- nevertheless has tliis in its favor,! 5 ** of the proposal to pay now the that it reaches a large section of. veterans adjusted service certifi- the population, possibly or probably a considerable majority, who are not property owners and can be brought into the tax system in no other way. A further consideration justifying sales taxation in some form is that we cannot escape it if we are at once to reduce the property tax burden and maintain all the state's present services, besides adding the new ones which the legislature cannot refrain from imposing at every session. The Advance has for some years been convinced that the net income tax, while of first importance in any program of tax reform, would mot produce sufficient revenue to Hiring about as much relief for property as was needed, and that resort to sales taxation in some form would have to be had in spite ] of its defects from the standpoint of pure economics. Prior to the present extra legislative session the important thing •was to get the net income tax law enacted, and in view of the opposition it would have been a -fatal mistake to couple a sales tax of any ikind with it. The fact that it took ten years of desperate battling to break down resistance and maneuver the net income tax into a position where it had to be considered shows that. The fight was almost •won a year ago, and the mass psychology of reform which came in with the democratic administration has now made possible not only adoption of the net income tax but also of sales taxation in the same Ijill. As regards sales taxation the question now is whether we have the right form. It is the general sales tax that we have, applying u> all retail sales, including not only what may be classed as luxury goods but necessities, and that is the most doubtful form of sales taxation, for the reason already given, namely, that it casts an unfair burden on the poor and in effect exempts the able from then- due share. If with due regard to revenue, necessities can be exemp- Ited the change should by all means (be made. In another direction the great cates not due till 1945, the Patman passed by .the House for payment in greenbacks is indefensible. The congressmen who supported it were thinking more of votes than of their duty to their country. Unless signs fail Uncle >Sam is going to have a lot of corn on his hands August 1 next, only four and a .half months from now. It is strange that so far not a thing has been said about what is to be done with sealed corn. Apparently not even farmers are interested. Yet the disposition of such a vast accumulation certainly ought to be a question of first importance. And She Doesn't Know That One Any Too Well. [Soup Bowl, Burl Monitor.] A friend of mine knows just one sentence in French: "Voulez vous passez inoi la [sic] pommade* terre?" which is, of course, in English, "Please pass me some more [sic] potatoes." *Perfumcrt unftuent for the hair Potatoes: pommos do terre. What! Not Even Old George Gallarno Stumped I [Des Moines Plain Talk.] Well aware of the charge that "fools rush in where angels feai to tread," and acknowledging that having got away from school ant at work in a country printing office at 15, and therefore devoid o; rules of grammar, still we are constrained to try your dern puzzle Brother Dewel. If we were to attempt to rewrite the above quotec paragraph, so that it might pass your eagle eye, we would say: "I wish I were going to Thornton's dance; 'but I shall be out of town. Whom is he going to in vite? If all are as busy as I, he ill have only a small party." You remember the fejlow out in the lake who cried, "Nobody shal help me; I will drown." He did But we feel sure he would be alive today if Alien had .been around to teach him the proper use of will and shall. new tax problem will be to save the revenue from assaults of the (spenders and devote it to its intended objective, relief of the property tax burden. Here is the next battle line, and if ever the taxpayer fis to win he must fight now and to the last ditch. Already, before a single dollar of the estimated new revenue of $20,000,000 has been collected, the spenders have diverted nearly a third of it, and if the embattled taxpayers do not defend themselves with might and main it will all be gone in two or three more sessions of the legislature. Opinions of At The Call Theatre A Review of the Recent Talkies By T. H. C. Plays re-viewed this It Happened One Night Good Dame & Bank Night Queen Christina Lullaby Land (Walt I)ls- shares a room with him in a wayside tavern, disguised as a young joy. She tastes for the first time m her life the sweet ecstacies of ney Silly Symphony) T^iHE 1 t.ii CONCENSUS of opinion is that It Happened One Night is a swell show, and for once, the concensus of opinion is right. Like Lady for a Day, also directed by Frank Capra, this production was not made to be one of the screen hits of the season—it simply had that honor thrust upon it when audiences and critics alike, pronounced it A-l entertainment. Most of the action takes place on a transcontinental bus hound from Florida to New York on which the girl (Claudette Colbert, rich and spoiled daughter of a millionaire), is escaping to Join her recently acquired socialite husiband. The man (Clark Gable), a noisy newspaper man, is on the same bus, interested (at first) more in the escapade than in the girl. After stopping along the way_ in tourist camps, finally hitch-hiking when they fear discovery in the bus (the anxious father combing the country for his daughter whom he believes kidnaped), a strange love grows on Gable and Colbert. When, on the last night, he tells her of his dream of love—the usual hooey about an island in the Pacific, moonlight, stars, etc.—she confesses devotion for him. The complications which follow, make an ex- passion. Later he still unconscious that Ills roommate was a Queen, meets her in her court. How Christina gives up her queenship and flees to iier lover, only to hold him, dying, in her arms, the victim of a_duel, provides a sad (but dramatic finale. If there is any criticism of Queen Christina, it is that the action drags painfully in spots, and .Director Mamoulian's .minute attention to detail slows the production up to a snail's pace towards the middle. When Greta has the center of the stage, we are intrigued by this mysterious enigmatic woman, bul when she is swallowed up in the maze of gigantic sets and rush seething_ milling crowds, we lose interest in the play. ilt is a woman's picture, any way you look at it, and the tear-dimmed eyes of the feminine customers as they filed slowly out of the Jail was silent proof that the more lachrymose they make 'em, the better they like 'em. The supporting cast of Queen Christina is splendid, including such outstanding character actors as €. Aubrey Smith, Lewis Stone Ivan Keith, and Reginald Owen. But Garbo is still the "head woman" of the movies, no doubt about that. citing finale for this enjoyable adventure. thoroughly THE New London I became interested VALUABLE IOWA PIJWLICATIOXS WHICH AUK FRKE in Agricultural Economic Facts is a 4-page printed publication, each page the size of a letterhead, issued monthly at Iowa State college and sent free to all who ask for it. It is filled with farm product price and other facts of great value to (farmers and others interested agricultural economics. _ As the name indicates, this publication, is devoted to facts. There is nothing of an editorial nature. Trends are pointed out, but interpretation of the facts is otherwise left to the reader. There is no political ballyhoo such as has made Wallaces' Farmer practically useless to persons seeking information lor unbiased conclusions on cultural problems. __ The 'publication brings together in brief ljut adequate form facts collected from many sources which the general reader has neither time nor opportunity, or the inclination and skill, to gather. It is easy to understand. Every think-- f -- V.-.U.V* ^n,t*iivi. jiivciy uiilllv- Sng farmer or other person inter- agri- Our Tux-llcdut'ini? Legislature. Humboklt Independent—An old- age pension at this time, when the legislature is seeking to lighten taxation, is most bewildering. Fact vs. Theory. Knoxville Journal—'Regardless of all the fuhninations of General Johnson and the N.RA chiefs at Washington, one truth is clear to the writer. The Knoxville Journal and no other small local industry in the county seat towns of Iowa can live on a 40-hour work week. For a Non-Partisan Judiciary. Swea City Herald—A democrat makes just as good a judge as a republican. Furthermore, if he is elected on a noil-partisan basis, the successful candidate need not worry about party politics. iHe ought to have greater freedom in his actions as a magistrate. Add Embarrassing Questions. Estherville Enterprise—The Mason City Globe-Gazette asks that if it is true new dealers never had any thought of restraining the newspapers in their traditional freedom to criticize, "will some of them explain, in simple, understandable language, why David Lawrence and William (Hard, two radio commentators, are no longer on the air?" Turner for Little Fellows. Estherville Enterprise — Turner was our kind of governor. He was lonservative. His decisions were always made quickly and they never lacked judgment. He was strong T or law enforcement and he never •seemed to let political favors stand in the way of such enforcement. He was a farmer and a friend of the farmer. He was for the small ;own business man, for his family tiad been pioneers in that kind of a business. An "Experiment" That Failed. _ Cherokee Chief—The administration seems looking for a comfortable way out of the air mail bungling. The handling of this prob- U-m has been one of the most un- for.tunate incidents of a year of highly dramatic service. Even dramatics failed to detract public attention from the tragedies of hasty judgment and the unfairness of the complete overturn in the air mai: service regardless of guilt or innocence of the parties concerned. Corn-Hof-' Teaches Cooperation. Bloomfic'ld 'Democrat — Government relief always must i)je temporary. Farmers cannot expect to rely on this aid entirely. The groundwork for a new era in agriculture has been laid, and it is up to the farmers to cooperate if they hope to reap the benefits. The corn- hog program is fostering this spiri o: WHILE IN Journal shop in the lower pyramided head under the main headlines—NEW 'LONDON RUNS UP 44 POINTS ON WAPELLO, WHOM DEFEATED LOCALS EARLIER IN SEASON. Beneath this gramatical [sic] delicacy was the line; (By Journalism Class). Page the H. S. English critic!— Lee Brown in Milton Herald as Quoted in iBloonvfield Democrat. Ah, Mr. Brown, you have nothing on us (if correctly quoted). AVe, too, after the paper was out, have wailed, yelped, and kicked ourself. all over the place for failure to discover in time an error of our own in a wisecrack at .somebody else's expense. Let us mourn together. Lady, All This for Only $1 a Week! [Clipped from /Damfino.] A Chicago woman who advertised for a room received the following reply: Dear Refined Lady II read your add in paper and I like to have you ome see. ,1 have nice room by he kitchen, it is a warm room, and he kitchen stove keep it het. I got IB to kids a iBoy and a Girl and I ike to have refined young woman o they learn to talk right Amer- can and have good way. We got no but I got a big tub in a emtie oom and we take bath in ther. of cooperation among farmers, is cementing together a class people never before united in an> large unit approaching the .band o: corn-hog signers. But the secret of the universal appeal o£ It Happened One Night is not in the plot but, as was also the case with Lady For a Day, in the numerous comedy sequences with which this picture is punctuated. There are many scenes o£ subtle and delicious humor, such humor as only an old maestro like Frank Capra is capable of contributing to the screen. One trivial incident we recall is waiting at a crossing while a freight train passes. Alone in a broken-down Model T Ford, Gable waves a friendly hand to the engineer, the brakeman, finally all the bums riding the box cars. The incident is introduced in order that Gaible may see his future bride, on her way to marry the rich man she abhors. 'Pictures like this give even a ynical critic hope that there is still alent and intelligence in the creen industry, when as fragile a lot may be developed into so com- letely an entertaining production. f you missed it because you didn't hink you could like 'Clark-Gable, •ou cheated yourself out of one of he biggest surprises of the year. O NE OF THE GREATEST crowds that ever thronged the por- als of the sedate old Call was on and for a chance at the $75 prize vhich Manager (Rice offered as lart of his- Bank Night Tuesday vennig. People, began coming at :15, and by the time the first show tarted every .seat had been taken and the crowd began milling ar- lund in the foyers and in the old rift Shop, where chairs were in- italted to take care of the over- 'lo. It was a gala occasion, and he audience sensed the spirit vhich brought these hundreds out o participate in the event. When things finally calmed down vith the opening of the first show, r our humble critic found himself in the -stairway leading to the gai- ery where it was impossible to fol- ow either the story or the conver- ation in Good'Dame, the attraction on the screen. From our exceed- ngly disadvantageous spot, we lazard the guess that notwithstanding a good cast headed by iylvia 'Sidney and Frederick March t was a rather negligible -produc- vVe have goud eatings for a neal every day and I cook big you dial you want sometimes maybe, charge you ?4 every week. I got a good man he no bother borders. Anyhow I lock him in his room at lite. You come see what I got. You like.—Mrs. Goozoo. WAiRD BARNES relates that the ash register in the Shupe & Son Hardware store at Clarion was ifled of $48.59 a week ago .Satur- lay night, and the thief left the "ollowing note written in capital etters on a paper napkin— Now don't get excite I am not stealing this money I am only borring it. If 1 ment to steal it I wouldent of left this note so dont say ENYTIIING TO NO ONE I will pay you back in April and more then I took I just had to go to Mexico to my very sick wife. She went home a week ago. I lived here for five years. I got lots of stof from you. I most come buck in April then I pay you. I urn no crook I am honest hot dont tell 110 one about this. I leave tonite Good by I let you lock me in and then I went out. WHEN THE REPUBLICAN state ticket is selected at the primary election next June, it will bear ad ditional strength for the battle to follow previous to the election ir November if it shall embrace th names of E. B. McGlothlen, of Greene county, for auditor of state and Frank Williams, of Linn coun ty, for treasurer of .state. — Olc George Gallarno in Plain Talk. Oh. Mr. Gallarno, a thousam thanks'. This space empty, and you hop rig.lit in to fill with your "i shall!" Don't you remember, Mr. Gal larno? Dig out your old Ray', Grammar and look it up—I SHALL you WILL, he (she, it) WILL." Oh, Mr. Gallarno! PRESIDENT Roosevelt's lette to Speaker Henry T. Rainey said ".I don't care who you tell this to. Grammarians said, "You can't say it that way."—<lliristian Monitor. Scienci Pssti—Mr. President, send fo: Katharine Palmer, 11, Algona, an< make her Secretary of Grammar. —ALIEN. way of contrast, we might Sales Tax (Continued from page 1.) ganizations or associations of retailers to provide uniform methods for adding such tax, or the average equivalent thereof, and which do not involve price-fixing agreements otherwise unlawful, are expressly authorized, and shall be held not in violation of Chapter 434, Code, 1931, or other anti-trust laws of this state, It shall be the duty of the board [of assessmen and review] to cooperate with such retailers, organizations, or associations in formulating such agreements, rules, and regulations. "iSec. 42. Unlawful acts. It shall be unlawful for any retailer to advertise, or hold out, or state to the public, or any consumer, directly or indirectly, that the tax or any part thereof imposed by this division will be assumed or absorbed by the retailer, or that it be considered as an element in the price to the consumer, or if added that it or any part thereof will be refunded." CALL THEAT Only Western Electric Wide Range In Kossulhn or 'Northern Iowa. Ul It is your guarantee of 100 per cent entertainment Friday, March 1ft SINCLAIR IIWII W?, OANNOT REFRAIN from adding to this weekly review of the cinema an appreciation for what we consider the most beautiful, the most artistic, the most nearly perfect movie it has ever been our good fortune to witness, Walt (Disney's technicolor Silly Symphony, Lullaby Land. If you ever get a chance to see Lullaby Land, don't miss it, even it you have to pay SOc just for this single reel. Not only is the art work on this fairy tale noteworthy, but the musical accompaniment is well night faultless. It is the "gem" o£ all cinemas, the one perfect production. ion. By jompare this .show with It Hap- >ened One Night, in which capable lirection scored a tremendous hit. Good Dame was just an average cinema, completely uninspired and acking in those fine points which make even a plotless 'production of some entertainment value. 'Prom this account it must not be understood that iManager Rice is "oistering second-rate movies on lis Tuesday night crowds. He is oo good a showman to do that. Tuesday night shows are going to be first-class productions, he assures us. After the first show, there was ;he usual air of expectancy as each nember of the audience began speculating on the way he or she would spend the f 75 if they got it. The first number drawn was 2262, and the prize went to Mrs. Carl Oalhauser, who, of course, was there in person to claim it. It took fully 15 minutes to empty :be theatre, and another record- jreaking crowd was waiting to fill she house a. second time. And so .ve may say that Bank Night is a complete success, and Mrs. Dahl- liauser will second our motion, we feel sure. Q UEEN back 'CHRISTINA, bringing the glamorous Garbo to the silver screen Greta proves a truly momentous production, lavishly staged by (Reuben Mamoulian, with special attention to spectacular snow effects, massing of crowds in court scenes, and particular emphasis on close-ups of the sad-eyed 'Swedish actress who has reached the peaks of popularity as the screen's most popular emotional exponent. We see Greta at close range plucking the grapes (of love) with John Gilbert in a little tavern, her eyes heavy with passion; and we see_ her again facing her subjects defiantly, her lustrous eyes blazing with the fire of emotion. Angry, wistful, dreaming — always those haunting eyes, Garbo's greatest physical asset. 'So far as history is concerned, many liberties have been taken, which in no wise efface the enjoyment of this cinema after all, we don't go to the movies to learn our history, but rather to be entertained. We see Greta as lithe, athletic young queen, thirsting for love which her arduous duties seem to make impossible. Then she accidentally meets the Spanish envoy (John Gilbert) in a snowstorm and MRS, PETER N, THILGES, OF ST. JOE, DIES Rt. Joe, Wor. 13—Mrs. Peter N. Thilges, four miles northwest oC St. Joe, died Saturday afternoon ait .the Kcesuth hospital, following a major operation Friday. Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Father George Theobald ait St. Joseph's church at 9:30 a. m. Monday morning 1 , and burial was made in the St. Joseph cemetery. Mrs. TMlg-es was born November 17,1877 , at Brandenbevg, Luxem hours, and was in 'her oYith year a.t death. Her maiden name was Frideres. She came to America dn Ap rll 1S92, settled mear St. Joe, and was married May 20, 1902, here. There were seven children .but three died in 'infancy. The four surviving, all fit borne, are Edward, Ajihon.se, Agatha, and Rosina. Pallbearers were six nephews, Leo and Harold Frideres, Tony and Raymond Thilges, Aloysius Gales, and Ralph Reding. Relatives from a distance who rut- tended the funeral were Qlr. fund Mrs. John Hoffman, 'Mr. and Mrs. Peter Hoffman, all of Luxembourg, Iowa, and Kaithryn Thilges, Le- M.irs. This was one of the largest funerals ever seen at St. Joe. Many were unable to get inside the church. Friendly Club Has MoeUng— The Friendly club met last week Wednesday at Mi's. Peter Halrud's, Mrs. Hiko Karel assisting hostess There were ten members present. The afternoon was spent in talks concerning March and St. Patrick's clay. There was also a spelling contest. Mrs. Will. Boldridge and Mrs. Anton Becker had charge of the program. The next meeting will be with Mrs. Becker and Mrs. George Scuffham will be assisting hostess. Meycrliofprs Here from Ottumwa— Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Meyerhofer, Ottumwa, came last week Wednesday, and plan to .take possession of their place here as soon as it can be vacated. Jimmie Bonuaiui Homo Again— Little Jimmio Bormann was brought home Friday from 'the Fort Dodge Mercy hospital, where lie had been receiving medical treatment. Other St. Joe. •Mr. and Mrs. Nick Reding, Peter Mueller, daughter Rosalia, and a nephew, all of Whlttemore, were callers at Mrs. Lucy Wagner's last week Wednesday evening on their way home from Fort Dodge. Mr. and Mrs. Nick Phillips, C'-lnre- mont, Minn., and children, Cecelia, Raymond, and Francis, arrived Sunday for a short visit with relatives and friends. Mat.t Bormann Business Kecords Required. Business records of many firms will .have to be changed somewhat to make computation of the tax and collections from consumers available for state checkers. The law requires that such records be kept, and the section relating to it follows: "It shall be the duty of every retailer required to make a report and pay any tax under this division ;o preserve such records of- the gross .proceeds of sales as the board nay Require, and it shall toe the duty of every retailer to preserve for a period of two years all invoices and other records of goods, wares, or merchandise .purchased for resale; and all such books, invoices, and other records shall >be open to examination at any time by the board [of assessment and review] or any of its duly authorized agents." Business Permits Required. One requirement which is meeting with strenuous objection from retailers is a permit section. Retailers must have a permit to do business, and if it should ,be revoked their .business would he closed. This section is viewed with great alarm. Points in law follow: "Sixty days after the effective date of this act, it shall be unlawful for any person to engage in or transact 'business as a retailer within this state unless a permit or permits have been issued to him as hereinafter prescribed . . . "At the time of making . . . ap- 'Plieation, the applicant shall pay to the board a permit fee of SOc for each permit, and the applicant must have a permit for each place of business . . . Penalties Are Provided. "Whenever the holder of a permit fails to comply with any of the provisions of this division, or any rules or regulations of the .board prescribed and adopted under this division, the board, upon hearing, after giving ten clays notice o! the time and place of hearing to show cause why his permit should not be revoked, may revoke the permit. The board shall also have the power to restore licenses after such revocation." 'Provision is made in a later section for appeal to the district and supreme courts from board rulings. The penalty for failure to file a reutrn, or a corrected return within the time limit, is subject to a penalty of five per cent of the amount of tax due, plus one per cent for each month's delay. Tickets and Admissions. The sale of "tangible personal •property, tickets, or admissions to The story of an independent woman. The book that sweeps the nation, as notable as "Arrowsmith" and "Elmer Gentry." New News Ely Culberlson in "What Not to J)o At Bridge" Sunday and Monday, V in Musical l ON THE SC RAMON NOV JRANNKTTK fl in «Tho Cat and ' l , Marvelous entertainnZ* Novarro's voice j s E '"• New News Colored silli Tuesday, 31 arch 20 Matinee 2'30 BANK DEPOSIT NIGHT JOHN BAllRYMOn? in "Long- Lost Father" Junior Failure l' ro yt m •Box office open at c- starts at 7:16. ' Saturday, St. 'Patrick's Day, Mar. 17 places of amusement Sr. in making an extended visit at Anton Becker's. The .Matt Bonnanns from St Benedict were Sunday visitors at An- ton'i Rmma Booker spent last week Monday and Tuesday helping /her brother Tom get settled in home. a new or gas, water, electricity, and communication service at retail,' after revocation of a license, is a misdemeanor punishable by a fhie of not nore than $1,000 or imprisonment for not more than a year, or both The penalty for false state- nents, or failure to make or verify a tax return, is a fine from $-500 to $5,000, or imprisonment for not more than a year, or both. It is thus a felony. lletailers Defined. Definition of retailer follows" 'Retailer' includes every person engaged in the business of selling tangible goods, wares, or merchandise at retail, or the furnishing of gas, electricity, water, and communication service, and tickets or admissions -to places of amusement or athletic events, as provided in ON THE STAGE Special Musical Program REARDON SISTERS in Irish Melodies ON THE SOBBEN LIONEL BARRYMORE in "This Side of Heaven" Ely Culbertson in "What Not to Do at Bridge" Scrappy Silly Symphony Wolf Dog Serial More for your money Saturday. LEOfUL SI HEAVEH Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday Marcli 21-22-28 ORE-'GLAMOUR l| Greater song hits I Bigger Spectacles! Flashier Dances! More gorgeous girls! ...than the greatest of his Broadway shows that the world fought to see ... at $10 a look this division. business ls as "'Business' includes any activity engaged in by any caused to be engaged „. ,„, „. with the object of gain, benefit, advantage, either direct or rect." person, or in .by him, indi- Only One Ticket in The Field at Burt Burt, Mar. 13— Town election will be Monday, March 26. Only one set of officers has qualified for nomination. They are c. H. .Blossom, for SCAN DAI with RUDY VALLEEI JIMMY DURANTE ALICE FA YE ABR1ENNE AMES I GREGORY RATOFf CLIFF EDWARDS and I GEORGE WHITE Entlr* Production ConctlMI Created and Directed k|f| GEORGE WHITE. ExacutW* *» | ducvr ROBIRT T. KANE. Matinee Thursday, NEW NEWS Mayor; P. L . Dremmel, Chi P man ' c. C -Roy Jacob Gorman, Blue Earth, Saturday and Sunday at 'William Rcding's. Mrs. Reding- is his daughter. The William H. Hammers spent Sunday at the parental Herbert I-lengc borne near iBradgate. Oeorge and John Korimnn and Ralph and Harold Keying- were at Des Moines last Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Becker, .son wep'h, and Em-ma Ber:ker were ait Fort Dodge last Thursday. Many from St. joe u'uondod the Wernert funeral at Livermoro last week Thursday. Mr. and Airs. Jus. Kramor, near Algona, spent last Thursday ut Clarence Kramer's. Mrs. Edw. Stuessy and Mrs. Frank Cox Livennore. visited friends here last Thursday. Mrs. Mary Erpeidlng. near Whit- itemore, visited Sunday at J. B Erpelding's. n ' i ' y Boettcher, and R. H. Thompson for councilmen; J. p. Cunningham, assessor; o. J. P. Vogel, treasurer. These are the same as the present officers, except that Charles Mann, C. W. Schryver, and B. W. Brooke who are now councilmen, are not on the ticket, but C. C. Smith, LeRoy iBoettcher, and R. H. Thompson are nominees in their places. ANNOUNCEMENTS I WILL BE A CANDIDATE FOR the nomination for sheriff in the June primaries subject to the will of the republican voters of KOS- suth county.-W. H. Ricklefs, Ti______ 24 28 -—.-. — „.,^^ canujuacy n the republican ticket at the e primaries for the nomination for county treasurer. _ w S 21u25-2G WISH TO cHi w 1 be a candidate for the democratic nomination for county rec order, subject to the w i™ of the votew m the June primary^, ny for county treasurer subject ta the republican primaries.-^ w Pearson, Algona. 17 p 26 .28 Butter- Tjou'llbe you cha u chan,_ 'Butter-Nut There U 4 world of d coffee flavors— even fme»t grade*. That is why Bu Nut tastes hundreds of wj to discover coffees of except flavor. You may be payin? for some other brand. Wh Butter-Nut and let flavor Coffee Pay Your Advance Subscription!

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