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PAGE SIX btoatu* •BNTKRK'D A S SECOND CLASS matter December 31, 1903, at the Tostofflce tit Algona, Iowa, under the Act of March 2, 1879. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION 1— To Kossuth county postofflces and bordering postofflces at Armstrong, Bode, Brltt, Buffalo Center, Cor- •wlth Cylinder, Blmore, Hutchlns, Llvermofe Ottosen, Rake, Rlng- stcil. Rodman, Stllson, West Bend, and Worlon, year ____________ 52.00 •Z-To all other U. S. Postoffjces, year ________________________ "- 50 ALL subscriptions for papers going to points within the county and out- of-thp-county points named under No. 1 above nre considered continuing BUb.ioripllons to be discontinued only on 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 for, If not renewed. but time for payment will be exton'lcd 1f requested In writing :jsro PROGKKSS TOWARDS TAR- IT! IN THE LAST YEAR As everyone recalls there was a •sensational rise in prices a year ago in which agricultural products participated, com on farms rising to 50c. Then there was a recession •which caused so much grumbling among mid-western farmers that President Roosevelt addressed a radio speech to them in which he definitely promised restoration of parity between agricultural and other said. prices. "Do it we will," he showing maintain that the gross income tax as a means of reducing property taxation would be a delusion and a snare. The answer must have occurred instantly to a good many readers of the News-Herald, or would have occurred to them if they had given the question a moment's thought. For while it is true that something did reduce the governor's real property taxes (and for the sake of argument let the credit go to the gross income tax), yet to show that and nothing more is pointless and proves exactly nothing. Obviously the demand for reduction in property taxation carries with it the corollary that no new taxes be levied to offset the reduction. To pay taxes out one pockel instead of another is no relief. Yei by the terms of the News-Herald's own argument, that is all that has been done in the governor's case assuming that he sold produce ot other personal property producet on the farm and paid the gross in come tax on the proceeds. What the News-Herald needs to do to make its case complete is to secure a statement showing wha was sold off the- farm during the gross income tax year in question Since the governor does not live 01 the land his tenant's sales should be included. On the aggregate sum thus ar rived at let the gross income ta> KOSSUTH COUNTY ADVANCE. ALQONA. IOWA oration of the parade idea It was a year on May 15 since the agricultural adjustment bill was be figured; then add the amoun to the property taxes collected in the gross income tax year for com parison with the land taxes alon 4XK1 IViUtLVll til «.v*J v*uu**-t*j«<. .^.*» .._—- ^ „ , , . passed, and it is time now for a nor to incidence of the gross m preliminary assessment of results. No long-time assessment is yet possible. The act in question defined its objective as the restoration of the 1909-14 exchange power of agricultural products for other products. Figures now released by the agricultural department itself show that this objective has not been achieved, and that in fact there .lias been on the whole no progress •whatever towards restoration of parity. The following table gives the comparative situation as of Ttfay 15, 1033, and May 15, 1934: Per Cent Parity 1933 1934 Cotton. Ib. 65 73 Corn, bu. 59 63 "Wheat, bu. 65 65 Potatoes, bu. 61 87 Hogs, cwt. 53 36 Beef, cwt. 74 66 Eggs, doz. 71 66 •Wool, Ib. 97 110 This means that corn, for example, rated 59 per cent of the 190934 average price on May 15, 1933 and in spite of all that has been done has in the last year advanced only eight points, still lacking •points of parity, while hogs, bee] cattle, and eggs have dropped instead of "dropped" 51y mean a drop in price—which Tnay in fact have advanced—but i <irop in comparative standing fo •exchange purposes. The only farm product in the ta We which has reached and exceed parity is wool, but it had only a advancing. Tho word here does not necessar- The Colyum Let's Not be too 1)—d Serious D UDLEY REID IS RUNNING his autobiography in long installments in his Valley Junction Boosts-Express, and though it's been going for weeks he hasn't got out f his boyhood yet. In 1886, at 14, e saw a Missouri public hanging nd as boys will he later tried ilay-hanging. Read this and see vhat a sweet child he was— I made a trap-door one day oul of one of those old time wagon endgates that divided in the middle >y a hinge, and was hanging my irother Brick, !), on it for some capital offense. I fastened my trap door to the top-board in a near-by loft, had my brother make hi speeches and sing his songs, then placed him on the trap-door, tiec liis hands and feet, placed the rope around his neck, pulled the "black cap" down over his eyes — an sprang the trap. "Unhappily—or perhaps happily —when the trap-door went down, the long shaft on the tail-end came up at the same time, caught my poor brother by the seat of the At The Call Theatre A Review of the Recent Talkies By T. H. C. Plays Reviewed This Week— Thirty-Day Princess. Manhattan Melodrama Crime Doctor Stand Up and Cheer Stringaree And Briefly— Once to Every Woman. The Merry Frinks. Change of Heart. SOMETIMES the humble task of ^ reviewing the current cinemas reminds us of the old-fashioned coffee machine—grinding, grinding, grinding, endlessly on, the same round coffee beans, the same pungent, brown grounds. We wish we might continue the allegory mention the cup of steaming, ome tax. Granting that the net reduction any, could not be otherwise ac ounted for, this would afford air means of comparison, wherea le statement presented by the ews-Herald is incomplete and nfair in that it merely shows a re- uction in property taxation with- ut taking into account the fact lat the reduction was certainly ffset in large part, and perhaps holly, by a new tax. TIMELY TOPICS The economic experts figure that iusiness passed its peak about May 5, and we are now in for the cus- omary summer slump, which in he corn belt may be accented till corn-hog payments are received. Otherwise not much improvement s looked for till the fall crop movement begins and merchants' start to stock up for the fall and vinter trade. The idea nowadays seems to be .o take all the risk out of banking 'or both bankers and depositors. Theoretically this seems the only thing to do. The trouble with it is that when you remove all risk from any business what you have left is of little or no public value. In any business worth while there musl always be an element of risk, and this is not an abnormal but a nor- pants, and held him suspended in mid-air, head down, feet out, pawing and bellowing like a mad bull. "Another time, Albert Scrivner and I were hanging Brick to a cross-bar in the old smokehouse, and had put the rope around his neck and thrown it over the bar to pull him up till his feet were off the ground. To make it easier on Brick, Albert decided to lift him up as high as he could. When Albert got Brick up to the highest point he could reach, he said Ready!' and then I pulled the ope. "Well, whon I got the rope tight Ubert gradually l«t Brick down, ill he began to yell, which was my ue to unloosen the rope, so I gave t a twitch to loosen it, but to my istonisrlment it would not budge. t had caught on a nail, and there sve were, Albert on tiptoes, holding 3rick as high as he could, the rope stretched tightly around Brick's neck and beginning to choke him. I yelled'to Albert, 'The rope's caught!' and Albert and Brick both jegan to yell for help. Then, the oiks came running from all direc- ions." IN THE MARKET REPORT of a •ecent issue of the Chicago Tribune I read that on the day previous the big packers had absorbed. .5,500 "hugs," and I have been vondering ever since who in the vide world would want to hug a and refreshing beverage which was the result of the old-fashioned coffee mill. Our literary potion is often stale, colorless and flat, we fear, fit only for adolescents. Forever the same words and phrases, forever the same carping and palaverings; but Life, is it then so different? Do we short distance to go to reach par Sty, and it was not included in tin adjustment program. Besides it i of comparatively small interest in "the corn belt. " The reason that farm produc 3»rices have not made a better com iparative showing is that the mod «st betterment which has occurre 3ias been offset by rises in price o products the farmer must bu; Thus while the average prices ( •Jarm products rose from an inde number of 62 to the figure 74 i the year ending May 15 the price rpaid by farmers for goods they bu advanced from an index number o 102 to the figure 121, and as a result the ratio of prices received by farmers to prices they pay remains at 61, or exactly what it was a •year ago. The foregoing facts seem to justify the following comment by Geo. 32. Roberts in the June National City bank (New York) economic Setter: "The AAA has been in operation •one year, and plainly it is in order to consider why its results have teen so disproportionate to its tremendous efforts and enormous expenditures. It is certain that its difficulties have not been wholly of its own making, or even entirely on the side of the farmer, but have come in important degree from ^outside of agriculture. "Rising costs and prices in the industries under the NRA program 3xa.ve been at the expense of the farmer, advancing the prices of everything he buys, and they have placed the AAA in the position of THIS nial element. This from the Iowa Business Digest published by the state university is solemn truth: "The latest government largess that has had something to do with the un dermining of [business] morale ii the present endeavor to 'do some thing for silver.' Every informed person knows that since the deval uation of gold—possibly before— there has been no urgent need fo further metallic monetary reserves The difficulty today emphaticall does not lie in a scarcity of prl mary money but in lack of busi ess confidence and activity to put money and credit into circulation." A linotype completely equipped osts upwards of $4,000. In the iast country printers have been llowed terms up to five years. >Jow the code prohibits more than wo years. Country publishers without independent resources can- ot meet such terms. The result vill be fewer sales of linotypes and continued depression in the lino- ype industry. Which illustrates low NRA works out to promote un- mployment in heavy industries and depress business all around. big packer. — Winnebago Repub- ican. This item evidently belongs in .he same column with one we had ast fall about the farmer who -aised 40 bushels of cats to the acre.—Clear Lake Reporter. But trade places with the Northwood Anchor reporter who, trying to announce a meeting of two groups attempting to consolidate, said: "The meeting will be hell today at the home of Mrs.- Chords and Discords in Northwood Anchor. Step faster, fellows. Some years ago the Advance gravely announced: "Mrs.- of Burt, suf- not perform the same tasks, day after day? Do we not have the same succession of joys and sorrows, one following the other in endless sequence? Thirty-Day Princess is an improbable fairy-tale romance, well acted and competently produced by a well chosen cast of screen favorites. Sylvia Sidney is the Princess or Taronia, who, by her charming personality, hopes to "sell" a bom issue in the United States. When she contracts mumps on her arrival in this country, a second-rate actress (Miss Sidney doubles in the picture) doubles for her, and com plications arise. The psuedo prin cess falls in love with a' crusadin editor (Gary Grant), and is almos exposed in the end; but Romance swinging lustily to the front, soft ens this disagreeable denouemen with a reassuring kiss, and all well that ends well. The picture is brought up to dat by sly references to the 59c dolla and by views of the new Burlingto crack flyer, an artful bit of screen technique which acknowledges th fact that Thirty-Day Princess wil be a picture of only temporary in terest. One horrible scene (horrible i: its injustice to Miss Sidney) almos spoils the show. ' It is a short se quence of Sylvia in a cafe with th most atrocious and unbecomin coiffoire we have seen on a worn an in all our days. Whoever fixe up our little actress up for thi scene should go into burlesque. But Thirty-Day Princess is new and for those who demand the lai est it will suffice as an average en tertainment. HpHE RECENT SPELL of ho -*• weather brought out a trio "daisies," if you know what w mean: three utterly useless piece of screen hokum, so completely fu tile and negligible as to make a tendance at the Call unnecessar EXCEPT (and this is important that it provides the only cool an aiming at goals which are stantly moving higher. Thus the disparity is kept alive. This is the «bvious contradiction of the recovery program. It gives to the effon to reestablish the balance between •agriculture and industry the character of a movement around a circle, each pursuing the other bu failing to meet." TUHNER AND T1IK GltOSS INV" COME TAX IN S. 1). Some months ago the Spence News-Herald espoused the gros income tax plan, and during thi lire-primary campaign it supportei 3£nutson for governor. Clay coun ty voters nevertheless endorsee •Turner, 1009, to G45 for Knutson 323 for Short, and 270 for Colflesh The News-Herald, nothing daunt ed, was still arguing the gross in come cause last week, and in sup port of its position it attempted tc etoow that Turner himself, though lie denounced the scheme for Iowa had benefited by it in South Da Icota, where he owns 400 acres o farpi lan<J. South Dakota has -feross incomtj tarf; The copy of the News-Herald ha Leen mislaid, and the figure therefore c?,U I1( H be quoted, but the-j- fered a fall Tuesday and fractured her myhodudududududusy." IN CONVENTION at Lincoln, Neb., Wednesday, June 1st, 850 Seventh Day Adventist young people voted a resolution against petting, but it was understood that a little petting will be permitted on due occasion. Ellen Swayzee, St. aul, allowed that petting is prop- r between engaged people. "How," he asked, "Is a girl to know a man loves her if he only tells her o from across the room?" This uery was a knockout, and amid aughter it was agreed that petting nder such circumstances would ot be forbidden by the resolution. But probably the resolution would lave been just a resolution any- 1OW. comfortable place in this parche and arid territory. After all, wha is more restful, after a humid da stamping the smouldering side walks and pavements than to see the alluring confines of the invit-1 swearing—yes, ing Call and relax a few moments? in s fidelity. The first offering of our illustrl- IS SHIRLEY TEMPLE, who played in Stand Up and lieer at the Call last week. She is ve years old, and a feature length icture starring her and Adolphe ^enjou, Little Miss Marker, by )amon Runyon, is booked for the week. In this pic- :all next ure she is left as security for a ace horse bet, and her father is illed leaving her to be brought up v the bookies. overdone. Stand Up and Cheer will go down as one of the major "flops of the season—a swell idea gone completely haywire, 1 WONDERED where they got the title Stlngaree, but with the "stinging" we got on seeing it; this mystery was cleared up. GAS IN AUTO ALMOST OVERCOME^ CHILDREN Irvington, June 13—Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Parsons were shocked last week Wednesday evening, when, they discovered that • their two youngest sons, 'Dwight, 4, and Lowell,2, had almost been overcome with monoxide gas. Mrs. Parsons toad 'been at the Morris Parsons home and at the ihome of her parents, Mr .and Mrs. Matt Kelly, Wednesday afternoon. When she started for ihome near iBurt the two younger 'boys got into the back seat and went to sleep. It was raining and all of the windows were closed. Mrs. Parsons did not know anything was amiss till siho got home and 'the boys awoke. They were unable to stand, and could not hold up their heads or raise their arms. (Realizing that something serious was wrong, the parents rushed the boys to a doctor, 'Who found thai they had been gassed. Treatment was given, and the children apparently have no serious after-effects Opinions of Editors Taking the Philosophical View. Valley Junction Booster-Express —Well, the primary is over at last no matter how bad you may fee] about it. But you ought to try to take it in good part, as you know it is always impossible to have our own way about everything in this world. Harvey as a Sticker. Story City Herald—The doughty editor of the Des Moines dailies must be given credit for hanging on to a bone, once he gets it ir his sturdy teeth. For 15 years he has been arguing for the reduction or rather cancellation, of Europe's debt to the United States. He'i still at it—almost every day. Speaking o! Cheerful Optimists. Knoxville Journal — Two am one-half times as many republican voted in the primary as there wer democrats. To Governor Herrini this fact constitutes a clear indica tion of democratic victory in No vember. The governor's ability t extract sunshine from cucumber is unrivaled, "News-Herald presented a s of the taxes against the Turner descriptions before and after incidence of the gross income tax, and this statement was certified by un abstractor. There were three descriptions, two of Quarter-sections and one of 80 acres, and in each case a substantial reduction was shown. On one of the quarter-sections, if memory is not at fault, there was a reduciion of some $50, or from $134 to $S4. The News-Herald these reductions and pointed to asked how ^vernor Turner could against this That Pulitzer Prize Editorial. Council Bluffs Nonpareil—Edito Chase's Pulitzer prize editorial ha been criticized. This was to be ex pected. It is not made out of ne\ deal stuff. It adheres to old-tim economic law and principles. Th Vogue today is lo criticize the con- ress. Of the three, only Gable icems completely at home in his lart. Myrna Loy, one of our ruling screen favorites, has a penchant 'or leaving her men at a time when things come to a critical stage. She leaves Gable when she decides she would make some man a good wife, and she leaves Powell when she finds that his principles of right and wrong interfere with friendship for a pal whom he has sent to the electric chair. Such conflict between love, honor, and the law has always been a source of uneasiness to us. Just what is one to do when a combination of circumstances (usually born in the fertile mind of some brain truster) precipitates a crisis that necessitates decision? The bare outlines of the plot are more plausible than the working out of the story. There are many improbabilities too apparent to overlook. And there are "moments" too poignant to pass. The friendship between Powell, of the law, and Gable the Lawless; the secret love and admiration of Myrna for the gambler even after her marriage to righteousness—too bad she couldn't have been more constant—are examples. But after all the subtle quality of love knows no bounds and is not hemmed in by creed or principle. When Myrna renounces Gable because Powell "opens car doors for her" and treats her like a lady, it looks fishy to us. And when she leaves Powell because he refuses to do something which, under any code, would be unethical, she IB just plain asinine. Nevertheless Manhattan Melodrama runs true to form. In the end Loy and Powell are reunited and fade off into the darkness clasped in each other's arms, swearing—everlast- George Coles Lose Home and Contents in Fire at Cooper Mr. and Mrs. Geo. G. Cole, win recently sold their store at Cooper south of Jefferson, lost all thei household goods by fire Saturda; night. How the fire started is no known, for the Coles were at At lantic, visiting a sister of Mr. Cole and did not know of the fire til the news was telephoned from Cooper. Everything was lost, an the insurance did not cover th loss. The Coles are former Algonian who lived here when Mr. Col owned what is now the Kohlhaa & Spilles hardware store. Mrs. Col was a daughter of the late Mr. an Mrs. I. G. Dewel. Since selling his Cooper store Mr. Cole has been looking abou for a new location. He prefers t locate in this section and will con sider grocery or hardware oppor tunities or a small drygoods store Post Hole Dug by Bolt of Lightnin Archie Hutchison reports aii lightning freak at the B. F. Reed farm in the heavy rain (Friday afternoon. He and A. L. Rochleau, the tenant, were .sitting in a car when the flash came, and Mr. Rochleau saw it light on a knoll on the Hugh Raney farm across! the road. It threw dirt and dust high in air, and when later tSel men visited the spot they found a hole several feet deep like a post hole. BASEBAUi Sunday, June Fairgrounds n \ 2 ..j5 t ALGONA vs. MASON CITY COCO-COLA A feature of the game will be a girl i.it Mason City team. She is Patsy Lee 108 Ibs., 5 feet 2 inches. She formerly ,1' W the Hollywood All Stars, famous girl MM. l wood, Calif. b clul) °' Hol| Admission 35c and 20c plus sales ta. A Walt Disney silly symphony, MR. H. WARD BARNES, in his nhuman Interest column, heads he following paragraph "Dewel on he Loose"— The first nudist wedding was performed recently. There's one wife who won't always be holler- ng that she has nothing to wear." Never said it. If we had, we should have said precisely the contrary, towit, that she always wants nothing to wear. Mr. Berfield at the Start of a Perfect Day. [Ad In Iowa Falls Sentinel.] I arise betimes, albeit unwillingly, slip on a $1.25 union suit that cost 69c at my Bargain Shop, a pair of 35c socks that I got for 15c, the pants of a ?25 suit that set me back $5.99, and shaved with a blade that cost l%c at the Bargain Shop. Next I change my $2 slippers that cost 49c for a pair of $5 shoes at $1.98, pause for oatmeal and coffee, grab my $2 straw hat that I paid 30c for, and start for the store. Forgot to kiss my wife and had to ous trio is Once to Every Woman, which contains the longest cinema operation on record. If you enjoy suffering all the discomforts of the operating table (the inflating and deflating gas bag, the tools of torture, the white clad nurses and doctors), if you go in for this sort of self punishment, you, certainly had a "wow" of a time at Once to Every Woman. They literally "gave you the works." Outside of this, the picture is a complete wash-out. Fay Wray and Ralph Bellamy perform, and the theme, if we are able to work out such a puzzle in the heat, is love. We weren't aware that love comes to every woman only once, but we'll skip that. Exhibit number two was The Merry Frinks, and a goofier, nuttier mess of useless nonsensicali- ties has seldom been foistered on an unsuspecting public. There isn't a real comedy scene in the whole production, notwithstanding an excellent cast and the opportunity for some clever situations, Aline MacMahon, Guy Kibbee, Allan Jenkins, are wasted and—so is the evening. The last of the trio is Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Ginger Rogers, and James Dunn in Change of Heart. This also deals with the illusive topic of love, scrambled love, please, and it closed the book for the week. If some wise producer thought he could take the curse off Janet by introducing Ginger, he missed his guess by a mile. We ask Mr. Producer, would it help an ice cream soda to put a lib- Swim Trunks Glide through the like a fish - the gabardine, the trim insures freedom a ,,, comfort beyond descri tion. But don't s t ay the water all the that slim, trim the high beach. $1,50 STEELE'J STATE AT DOD6E ALGONA, IA* Our Want Ads Pa] Christmas Eve, is superb in color and sound, a joy to behold and to listen to. We still maintain that these little one-reel fairy tales are the apex of screen achievement, the last word, if you please, in cinema art. And this last creation of Disney's outtops them all. '"pHE CRIME DOCTOR is an entertaining mystery murder story with an ingenious ending and a trio of convincing actors. It concerns a detective who through long experience with criminals is led to attempt what he calls "the perfect crime," a murder involving the lover of his wife. He frames the lover so perfectly that the suspect is convicted and sentenced to be hanged. The husband's conscience is the only thing that saves the innocent man from death. Amazing Dress V» ^^ssm^^zz^^^zssss^^^s ——•»—«^^^^—— csssssiss^—^~"^ 1 New, Cool, Stylish Summer Dresses at Prk You Will Gladly Pay Smart Silk' Frocks The action of the play develops into a story the author wrote from === his own personal experience, but •=• this with not the audience is unaware of act and follows the plot stitution, condemn ecoiiomio law, and proclaim the new did])6nsation from the houaetmm. \\lll I'rimar) Kepublicaus Stick? Lyou County Reporter—The vote at the primary seems to indicate thai the state has returned to its first love, the republican party. Whether it will have another change of heart is problematical, but it's safe to say that Iowa democrats will do everything in their power to bring about a second separation. A lot of their most strenuous work will be done in the next five months. go back, dam the luck. And thus starts another day. At its close you and I and the rest of us are 24 hours nearer that last great day when we are due to embark on an endless voyage on the sea of eternity. THE SENECA PUPILS who were editorially advised the other week to make lifelong study their leisure lime avocation might get the idea from these lines in Emily Dickinson's poem entitled The Book— He ate and drank the precious words, His spirit grew robust; He knew no more that he was poor, Nor that his frame was dust. He danced along the dingy days, And this bequest of wings Was but a book. What liberty \ loosened spirit brings! Otift ESTEEMED FRIEND (?) L. 0. Beaumont, who has represented Hancock county in the capacity of county attorney for the last 18 months, took exception to our editorial in the issue of the 16th inst. and classes it as "malicious, licentious, and erroneous."—Editor Williams in Garner Leader. And Mr. Williams goes on for two-thirds of a column, flaying the aforesaid Mr. Beaumont alive, and never once challenges the malapro- pian use of the word "licentious," which Mr. Beaumont apparently considers synonymous with "libelous." —ALIEN. eral dash of pepper into the concoction? But why go into details? Janet is still a pain in the neck to us, and this gosh-awful story is just the thing for her smirking, baby-faced personality. She belongs to that circle of humanity who never do anything, never think anything never dare anything—just IS. II you like 'em that way, all power to you. The showers for us bye. bye LOOKED UP the word "melodrama" in Webster's, and found the following: "Any drama abounding in romantic sentiment and sensational situations, cally ending happily." typi- Manhattan Melodrama conforms to this definition, and is therefore right named. Despite obvious, glaring shortcomings, this is fast, sophisticated, lurid underworld drama, ably directed and superbly photographed by one James Wong Howe, Chinese cinematographer. A trio of favorites performs the sacred offices, one happily cast, two hopelessly miscast. To proceed with the obituary— Our drama opens with the General Slocum disaster, in which two lads are left orphans. As the years unfold one develops into a studious, law-abiding lawyer, the other into a reckless gambler—with a mistress. William Powell plays the righteous role, Clark Gable that of the gambler, Myrna Loy the mis- >reathless expectancy. It is till the last scene that the trick is uncovered. Otto Kruger, one of our most 'inlshed actors, plays the leading role with a precision and a nicety which add much to the enjoyment of the Crime Doctor. Karlen Morley is excellent as wife, and Nils Asther makes an ideal type for the lover caught in the meshes of the wily detective's nefarious scheme. The play has suspense, climax, and all the other elements necessary for a successful mystery yarn ^_. People who read the brain-twisters S in magazines should get a big kick out of this latest cinema. CTAND UP AND CHEER is probably the freakiest movie ever O made. From the standpom't'of7aY- 55 ent, beauty of women, cleverness of lines, and catchiness of music it ought to rank with the best of the 55 revues Yet the feeling is that it " / S J U Z T " Perha P s the plot (which revolves around the idea of a Secretary of Amusement, Warner Baxter, to help us out of the depression) slows up the action to a point where even clever vaudeville fh tS -H ail 1F °/ egistei ' Or perhaps the idea of depression is now too antiquated. Whatever it is, something is wrong, and we'll let' you S guess. High spots of the picture Shirley Temple, probably the fii please everyone, who" UoesTspec- lal song and dance called Take A S Bow which is a wow; the Hill-Billv — number beautifully staged and elaborately produced- scenes featuring Stepin _ lllu , and the remarkable acrobatic act of Mitchell and Durante The grand finals, Out of the Red is a disappointment, being ail elab- 1'AltSONsTcOYLE" Attorneys ut Law E. H. Parsqns Judge D. F. Coyle Phone 820 : Al gona , i owa ° >le Office over the .Basket Grocery. are: 5-year-old star, first youngster to several Fetchit; in Sheers! Crepes! Prints! Stripes! Pastels! Suitable for Formal! Dinner! Bridge! Sport! Travel; Priced at $4.95, $7.95, $11-7 $16.95 WASH~DRESSE$| Cool, Comfortable I Cotton summer for for vacation. Hundreds of dresses in tl ials. $1.69 $2.98 Christensen Bros. "Algona's Style Center" j $1,9

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