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EDITORIAL PAGE TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION •-Advance alone to aiFo'thcr postoc"rFcc" 3 "7 OCTOBER 1937 S M T _W T F s 1 2 3456789 10 II 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 192021 2223 'X 25 26 27 ?8 29 30 win be emended —j-county points named under No. 1 above are considered continuing subscriptions to bo discontinued only on notice from subscribers or nt publisher s discretion. S u b - scrlptlona sroliif? to non- county points not nam crt under No 1 abo\ will b o discontinue without notice on month after expiratlo of time paid for. If no renewed, but time Ifoggtrtb (tomtitla TUESDAY. In middle age he has not arrived at a state of stagnation, as so many do; his ambition and energy are still what they were in youth. It may bo predicted that he will be highly successful as a college administrator. With regret at parting, with a feeling of genuine loss, but with the most cordial good will and the confident hope of high achievement, Algona sends Doctor Edge- to his new post and congratulates Dakota Wesleyan university on its good fortune. Timely Topics The COLYUM Let's Sot Ho Too D—d Serious. ••• • Archbishop Beckman on : the Constitution At a time when the Black appointment has directed attention again to Ku Klux Klan prin ciples it is highly interesting to road a lettci which Archbishop Beckman, of the Dubuque diocese, recently directed to his clergy ami fellow Catholics, calling for observance of the 150i.li anniversary of tho signing of the constitution. "Love of country" is a duty of Catholics, the archbishop said, and he pointed out that this w true "especially ln America, where tho church, persecuted olsewhoro, enjoys freedom from persecution." Therefore he enjoined upon Pastors due observance of the anniversary in both school and church. "Tho constitution is a masterpiece of wise and on lightened legislation and fully deserves the great tributes paid it by celebrated foreign thinkers and statesmen, such as Bryce and Gladstone, and De Tocoqueville," the letter rent on ,o say. U is - a sum of rights aud liberties gained in the past 2,000 years." The Catholics of the United States, the arch- Dishop declared, "ought to bo loyal to then- constitution as the nearest realization in the civil order of the Catholic ideal of the state as an engine and instrument of freedom and justice and democracy, as the obedient servant of the pooplo and expression of the popular will as the. means of promotion of progress and prosperity and opportunity." Rising to pulpit eloquence, the archbishop Pictures tho United States under the constitution us a country "of authority and liberty freedom and justice, democracy and civilization . . . The constitution is the temple of liberty, a fortress of freedom, a rock of righteousness, a judgment of justice." In conclusion tho letter significantly says:; The security of (ho constitution is the independent juclu-iary. Laws and con.stUuUons n-ec and just courts to declare them mere 'dead Among the expensive and unnecessary things taxpayers have to put up the money for is the "Bulletin of State Institutions"—long, dry pamphlets of papers read and remarks made at meetings of the state board of control with officials of the institutions. Probably not a hundred persons other than the officials concerned ever read them. Newspaper men ge them and toss them unopened into the ueares wustebasket. Senator Gillette, in his speech at the postof fice dedication, made a distinct hit. He spoke readily without notes and gave a talk that kep ) his audience interested. In speeches made elsewhere since the address he made'here he has made it plain that ho has not soft-pedaled his stand on court-packing. A senator with such a mind of his own is worth keeping on :he job. People old enough will remember that in the Jap-Russian war of 30-odd years ago American sympathy was heavily with tho Japs. Today sentiment in this country is decidedly against them, and it would be the same if the Japs vere again fighting Russia. Their ruthless course in China and their contemptuous disregard of protests by this and other nations has ost them the good opinion of the world. Already the new state unemployment com- nission has collected almost $5,000,000, it is of- icially announced. Iowa employers of eight or lore persons paid it; that is, they paid it in he first instance. In the long run it is their ustomers who must pay it. Thus, another lidden tax! Our guess is that Black will not resign; that 10 president will not ask him to resign, will not even call him on the carpet; that Black will take his scat; and that he will not be unseated. Mr. Roosevelt never admits a mistake, Mr. Black's record shows that he has too thick a skin to yield to universal attack, and effective legal grounds for impeachment do not exist. (This was written before the Black radio speech.) The current tour of the president doesn't look so good in a political way. There isn't the spontaneous fire, the overwhelming enthusiasm, the newspaper play-up of previous tours. Not a single first-page headline in either section of last week Sunday's Register for example. If, as has been surmised by many observers, the objective was to sound out the , people on a third term, Mr. Roosevelt is justified if ho now entertains misgivings. Every politician in due time gets to the point where he is an old story. Opinions of Editors The constitution comes to life and reality in the supreme court. To pack it is to destroy it ana the constitution. The constitution .stands now at the crisis of its career The issue is: The constitution or not; tho American free State or the absolute centralized, totalitarian, despotic, and slave State. To preserve the American free state you must organize in favor of its defenders- you must vote for them and against its enemies' Kternal vigilance is the price of liberty i he constitution is your priceless American mrtnnglu. Uo not. like the foolish Esau sell it for a mess of pottage. Preserve and defend lu It us worth it. Some Catholics who subscribe heartily to everything else in the letter may take exceptions to parts of this final quotation as touching on an issue in politics, but in so doing they will merely he exemplifying the fact that they arc., like tho rest of us, Americans, Catholics, as well <ts protestauts, are apt to resent it whenever religious advisers use the influence of their cloth to promote their personal views on purely political questions, and this is true even among such of us as agree with them. That, aside from the remarks just criticised, tho archbishop's letter expresses the attitude of all genuine Americans is beyond question, and no citizen or organization, hooded or otherwise, which would deny equal rights under the constitution to all is entitled to the term "genuine. American," no matter what he self- assumption may be as regards what constitutes genuine Americanism. Our Horse and Ituggy Delit. Logan Observer—Back in the horse and buggy days when folks weren't very smart and a billion dollars was quite a bit of money the national debt of March 31, 1D17, (pre-war) was *1.2S2.0^,8-16.28. which is only' ?33?39o"83 G" less than that of Mav 31 l!.i;{7 Another Editor for IVilson. Plain Talk, DCS Moines—With all due deference to all other republicans whose names are being mentioned as possible candidates for tho republican nomination for governor next year l lam Talk believes tho logical candidate for the nomination, as well as tho strongest from a vote getting standpoint, is former George A. Wilson. £)ON'T KNOW THE OCCASION - perhaps some recent Colyum quip—but nn anonymous week-end contributor mailed a faded clipping of a poem entitled The Spinster, author missing, "For the Colyum," and it's good enough to print— Tho wits and the wags have the greatest delight, They laugh till they're light in the head, And seldom they're quitting The joshing and twitting Of ladies who never have wed. Whatever the wisdom of those who may writ The jokes at tho spinsters' expense, We claim in our jingle Thnt dames who are single Have often shown excellent sense. Not always the fairest is copped for a bride, Not always the peach, it would seem, Most any may marry Some Tom, Dick, or Harry, Who isn't exactly a dream. Tho spinster, they tell us, Is soured and dried Her meager attractions have fled, She's loveless and lanky, Disgruntled and cranky— But so are a lot who have wed! There always arc peaches unplucked on the trees, In gardens wherever they grow, Who seldom are wailing Because they are failing To collar a bubble or so. Vnd when you consider the husbands one sees The lazy, the lean, and the fat, The flabby, the foolish, The mean and the mulish, You hardly can blame them at that! HEARTENING is a letter from George Galarno, whose editorials and "Confab" in Plain Talk, Des Moines, are read by all Iowa news- aper men. Plain Talk is just a little local paper, published mainly to run Polk county board proceedings and legal notices, but Mr. Gallarno 1ms made it one of the papers that editors grab for when it arrives in the mail. Mr. and Mrs. Gallarno are pretty well along in years, and for five years Mrs. Gallarno has had to have the constant and tender care of her devoted husband. They had planned this year to spend their summer vacation with a daughter in Wisconsin, but the day before they were to start Mrs. Gallarno fell and suffered a broken hip. That meant the hospital for five in History Such Waste—Senator Byrd Government Will Get Money Ilnck from Tugwoll Town in 287 yenrs—If, nnd If, nnd if. Ity F. IT. Mcr>iTm In Lotriin Observer. Hack in the days before prosper- well Town. The rentals for tho 885 will return the government $60,000 a year on its investment. ity really swopt across the United l Thnt Is loss than one-half of one States, the Roosevells, tho Wai- per cent, or actually .42.13 per cent, laces, nnd tho taxpayers cncour- It is calculated that on this basis would not make much on liis ^investment. This Is just one of (ho examples of how taxpayer money has boon n..i,,, ( , r , ^ '"^''•lii-nk... sl(1 « -i".s;> «'•" ft;,K^, OUHUH, LIIU I vUUM: Vl'l 1.1, I.IIU *vtn |n;i I;UIIL, ui nv.i.mi i i.y .i«-.iu i>v V.V-HL. <r u..>..^\*. .. nu , laces, and tho taxpayers cncour- It is calculated that on this basis er housing pi aged the administration's fair-hair- of returns tills Tlooscvelt-Tugwoll extensive In s ed boy, Rcxford Tugwcll, to build a project will pay for itself in 237 | In waste and hunch of homes in a "housing[years, if everything goes well, and ator Harry, F. imitnpf" nonr Tlnrwvn. Tim Ind flin Innnnls slink (Hid nnv their net-lit. Inlfl hl< »••'"« rlv\" f " ! ;<. , M.~V ltl » weeks, and no going anywhere after she could leave the hospital for home. Some other editors who read this (if any) will now know why Mr. Gallarno's vacation from the paper was longer than usual this ysar. WHEN MAGGIE, Fort Dodge creamery company mare, became suddenly indisposed on her milk route, Al Loomis, who knows horses diagnosed her illness as sleeping sickness. He was shocked an hour later to learn Maggie had become a mother!—C. L. R.'s Old Home Town column in Fort Dodge Messenger. The Algona creamery uses a horse now,'but used to deliver in a truck, and when the first Austin seen here fell into line behind it an inebriated spectator yelled, "Hurrah! Look at the milk wagon's baby!" Add IVuys to Start an Argument. [The Nortbwood Anchor.] While we think of it, do you pronounce it project" near Bcrwyn. Tho lad didn't need a groat deal of encour- tho tenants stick and pay their rent From the taxpayers' Investment agoment He had the idea and tho * .,..„ ^..^ „....,,,..,., v,.., ...,~ — ideal. All ho needed was govern- of $!<!,227,000 tho total revenue nn- ;ot it to the minlly will be $2'I2,24:). That is tho merit money, nnd he got .. ._ . amount of $M,227,000. And, like all his kind, when he got it he spent It. With that more than 14 million dollars Rcxford, who has quit the Roosevelts and gone into the molasses business, built 885 family unit homes in Greenbolt, the accepted name; Tugwell Town, the more common one. The cost, per home, or unit, figured $16,182. Each home was to bo rented to families with incomes of from $1,200 to $2,000 a year. The other day the farm security administration, which has taken over the resettlement administration, which built tho houses, announced the schedule of rentals for homes in M-mlllion dollar Tug- rent to come from the 885 family units (homes), 13 rural homes nnd farms, garages, storo buildings and motion picture theater nnd tho sums paid by tenants for water, lighting, electricity, etc. All homes are equipped with electric stoves, electric refrigerators, complete kitchen cabinets, and all of the most modern gadgets. The kindly and generous taxpayers and the beneficent government will charge rentals of $18 to $41 a month, an average charge of $5.!)0 a room. The average rental will bo $31.23 a month, including heat, water, etc. A private concern, or an individual would have to get at least $!)0 a month rent for a house Hint cost $16,000, and even then ho — ,,—1---.1 — • .•••••iivj u<m IM'l'll wasted. Tho same outfit built 0 |.h- ''•' •• er housing projects, not quite as i""'"t of .,„."" «u extensive in scope but just ns lmdi' Nt(! '"-asii..,' ,,"„ Til «' extravagance-. Son-i 11 "'y ,,„„. ...LV.,^ ... Boyd, Virginia dcm- '" (l rmm. n '"""»! or ocrat, told his colleagues some- , fl >'<';il UN,•'„.,"" k °M Ik, thing about it when in an address'''' ''"" he said: j "I hope senators some Saturday afternoon will take a half hour and <«>u f<u go out to Tugwell town. If they do '-"iichdn I think they will agree with mo that never In the history of this iflern country, or any other country, has * 1 on,, Wm , ,' ' " " ' 1)C if »«Hi , ny oer country, has io yellow., )C % there boon such a wasteful and do- names anvil, ' Vor %, liberate waste of public money as "way wiii, , ' R ,, uts *»i '" has occurred there and has been , ,, '"'"" een , duplicated at the other 232 projects n "'» .Minii(. S( ,i* that aro being built throughout the C!a '" i' " country." ,„. But there is this to consider In lho Kl every family residing in Tugwell Ul(! f(l ,. town there arc some voters, and <lml '' ( '"tim certainly any voter who rents a aflcr iho ; place for about 10 per cent of what niv 'n>: mui he should pay for It will feel kind- tll(; '''minus ly towards his landlord. It is K01 'vod i, )r wholly likely that come election tllcr(! «' day ho will vote for him and all ""' " his friends and relatives. i(. S( ,i ini \ ' l '"'"O r ' 011r «i H|'J '^ii?' M.-«-?S •field THE MOVIES By T. H. C. from the moment when sedate Edward Arnold slips down a long, winding stairway on his coat-tails >v »'*i Tln> |,, 11(l Kam... w T ' -- -- •• —* ...u v^jtn,-.Lu,un r^'HM-. t'lrnt H , and the grave butler remarks dry- sola; then 7-c v' a f f ' ly, "You're down early this morn- Minnes.,1,,; .,',, ^ In.r O:.. H i~ J 1-_ 1 .t- ... - 1 , ll 'IU ilnjl V I YAH riCTUHIvS- inite plot idea in this musicalo The pen may be mightier limn (which you win ndmit is unusual), --- he sword, but the current eel pictures of the undeclared war j interest and cap a rather noetic cli- n China ought to put even the pen nto its holder. Nothing quite as lorrible and ghastly has ever been max. erved to an unsuspectin the AVe now have a trio of these wild comedy women. There arc Martha public Ray0i ;, nld jYou will censors in e pretty well ortment of gory pictures which ave come from the Far East. Bloated, disfigured bodies float- ng in shallow streams, writhing,] Joan Ollmlrnrl I ""'" "'" lv ™ 111 •' lm y in tlmtawflll If there was r 00 " 0 W ' th B °" B ' U ° '" Arlisls ftnd i ° 1 '^ of the orchestra leader in Thin Ico by the as- ".«iui.i j nm ILL. I don't know what the average customer-reaction to female jumping jacks is, but for my part if I never sec another it would be too ing, Sir," to the hectic finale when "raskn. a lost fortune is regained in a "I'askn r u11 ' , , .- „ -aska n,,,,.,vC,r N| stock market flurry. .Nebraska slaved lit • ? Easy' Money runs the gamut of tll(; score V^ low brow and slapstick comedy tho ball inside The_scene in the automat, when tn ° defwuist scoreboS all food-slots arc opened by mistake and a food-riot results, is one of the most devastating comedy sequences since Mack Sennett stopped throwing custard pies. i Jean Arthur and Ray Millnnd i °''ncrs lm<l up 12-fl ? <'<>reil again TIlC (h|j H!IS*IOf'hnl . fivc! carry the burden " of "the "fra'giio l?, a . rc , lc>SK - *-' ivi "K the plot, but thev do a swoll inh r,r ,-t i funking UK I w ">c breaks,'til Plot, but they do a swell job of it j (l ! llnklI1 K they could s Edward Arnold appears in what I , ° !IIH| wll >' ')c in ( believe is his first comedv. nnri in braska pot n, 0 i, r ,, lVl natal ,, IPPftBlsl "K'.V could scoreJ ortured victims of Japanese air I s " 0 "; 1>m a little old-fashioned ttacks in last frenzied death truggles; scores of dead and dy- ng scattered about once-busy thor- ughfares like chaff; frightened, creaming mothers and children unning frantically from cover to over like bewildered chickens— — -,.«...v>..^u t ., v, v^uLa iuu iruiu uoine into a. no**about my women; but I do like to itive "rave" about this liUle pro sno nrosorviwl in n,n ,.„«„!„„ „. .!.._,!_.. .... , " UUL "- ula mue pro- see preserved in the species, at least a few of the truly feminine attributes, and all this rough-stuff just doesn't fit into the picture. It wouldn't be so bad if the condition was limited to this trio, but death and destruction in all its my prediction is that before Another Instance of Incdiisisfcncv Webster City Freeman—Those who' want ."heap food at the expense of agriculture never complained of interfering with nature so long is such interference increased production to n^.J,'i U . rt . "f . th °. m ' C)du . cer ' but w »en it is pro- the bene- jenerally, posed to "interfere with nature" for fit of agriculture, and for the people , ce n™, ° r 'nercanteel; LAB-ora-tory or la- BORE-atory? Not that it makes any difference out if you are argumentative you can start some lively verbal scraps that way. , they set up a howl against such interference that can be heard all over the land. Ki.se mid Fall of an Athlete. Anamosa Eureka—There was Jim Thorp probably tho greatest athlete the United States has over produced. He would be on anybody's all-time American football team, and he is the only man that ever won both the pentathlon and decathlon in the Olympic games and had ttemeduis pinned on his breast by the King of hweden. He is now carrying a hod for the Kyor l ompany, who arc building an addition to the Goodyear plant. As Dr. J. H. Edge Departs for a New Field Algona has lost three ministers within a few weeks. Father Davern left after 14 years here. Within the last week the Rev. R. M. Schwyhart, Baptist pastor, and Dr. Jos. II. Edge, Methodise pastor, have departed. Mr. Schwyhart had been hero only a year but had im- prestscd everyone as a devout and efficient pastor. Doctor Edge came to Algona three years ago. He had just finished six years of able service as superintendent of the Sheldon Methodist district. Now he has taken another and long step up the ladder, having been made president of the only Methodist college in South Dakota. Horn at Humboldt, Doctor Edge is a northwest Iowa product. His parents were deeply religious. His father, a successful farmer, gave freely to the church. Young Joseph learned Methodism in the home. He was ambitious, and he thirsted for an education. In due time he was graduated from Morningside college, which later conferred on him the degree of doctor of divinity. In his early years in the ministry the then young man served as Lu Verne pastor. As Methodist ministers do, he went from pastorate to pastorate, each a step up, till he reached the district superiutendency, in which he served the limit in years. After three years of close contact, Algona's estimate of Doctor Edge is of the highest. He live up to his religion; he is learned; he is able; te is energetic; he is a cultivated gentleman. Little Slips in the .Movies. Anamosa Kureka-ln "Kid Galahad," which Played the .Niles theater a short time ago there was a prize-fight scene in which Wavne Morns wore black trunks, while Wavne 'sat l! 1 ^, 18 u" rnor tt ""'" thl ' ow wuter on h ' m - und u hen ttayne got up to fight his trunks were •,ray. In another picture Miss Rruce was n^ht £t° S ° C ° UW We!lr U lo a I> art >' that niMit. fane went upstairs to put it on and came down with an entirely different dress on. One on the DCS Hoincs Register. M. Smith in Winterset Madisonian— Iowa's greatest newspaper relates that a man peddled a bicycle so many miles on a recent occasion." So it will now be in order to refer We hum- "" get a litlle mean satis- 10 our feet as "peddle" extremities! ole scribes in the smaller fields lowlcdge " . - .. _ 0 ~,. „. nine 1UCUU SUUS- some , r ,i en W ° S66 a srammatical error in some of the gre at metropolitans. Probably of us who are of the great and the axiom that prone to error enjoy the mighty. Pungent Warning for Uncle Sam. Traer Star-Clipper low Decline of the franc to ' Uh the dollar - iD ' S£ ON A WASHINGTON, D. C., Post letterhead Harlan Miller, of Over the Coffee, writes— John Carey, of the Sioux City Journal sent me a clipping from your Colyum expressing impatience about the beginning of my Washington column. I hope you have not been misled by the fact that the Register prints my column without a Washington dateline. I have been writing from Washington for more than six weeks now, and I hope the Washington flavor is so emphatic that it needs no dateline Ihe Post is a great newspaper, and I am happy to be associated with it. Please remember me to Dick Sherman's father. No, indeed, the Colyum was not misled. That clipping appeared some weeks before the trek to Washington. An original Over the Coffee fan, this columnist never misses daily perusal of Mr. Miller's brilliant column and shares with him tho ardent hope that it will be as much of a hit in its new and broader field as it has been in Iowa. ARNOLD SANDERS was at the county Conservation day celebration recently, and found a pair of gloves belonging to Mrs. H. M. Olson Algona. He sent the gloves to her and in return received a check for $1 and a fine letter thanking him for the favor. Mr. Sanders said the letter alone was plenty payment and returned the check.—Phat's Fun in Lu Verne .News. Gosh, there's an editor who can write such a story without referring to that old Greek guy who is supposed to be doing around all the time with a lantern, looking for an honest man, gruesome reality! This ought to be a most Bowerful weapon against the demon War. It would be interesting to note the reaction of the world to such the believe is his first comedy, and is ably supported by. such sure-fire artists as Franklin Pangburn and Luis Albcrni. Only lack of space prevents me from going into a pos" - duction, and to you out-of-town readers who may have, the opportunity of seeing it in your home or neighboring theatres, don't miss Easy Money. end of the year we will have about i a dozen imitators, and that will aggravate tho situation. The original is bad enough; heaven forbid that we should have to watch a lot of murder! -v»ui.iui.i. vjj. U11O »»UJ1VA LU O UUll "i' >JUU uill illlvtj tU WtllCfl U, 1C scenes of cruelty and ruthlessness rank amateurs—that would as are now taking place in China. !l111 "'' 1<11 '' Manager Rice tells me that he received orders from New York recently to cut a portion of his current newsreel showing a particularly revolting instance of cruelty. I am in favor of going the "whole hog" that's be OTer * h "'6 A good supporting cast helps Double or Nothing, and all in all it's a diverting bit of musical hokum. Far superior, from an artistic point of view, is the now Walt Dis- Moose 4 1 ".nina, ™ the most, of every chana MHlmvy, **" Player. nearly a |, a |( rds away H (; wag not minute bj i O'Neal and His Farm Bill [Tndianoln Record.] President Ed O'Neal of the American Farm Bureau Federation has boon in Iowa trying to bolster up support for his farm bill. It is doubtful if he gets any results. In players or officials as teams lined up in mid evident from tho way uolul he was badly hurt. He rand a complete circle as he fells arms hung at his side as let! forward on liis face. I ,ncsotan, collapsed as |called time out. Bothwerta from the field on sin i Though not certain it isk [the two met head-on in ra injuries. * t * t t Ill- injury came when cheer-. tho Nebraska side, qtiieWl crowd and called the S youth's parents anil a mi doctors from the Volumes have h PP n w,-M lro " csome m »''*e, nnd the tech- mucl1 calculated to make a lot of aRalnat war edltorfnl, M?" 111 , 0 u"" cxcculi °n «ro really a Sood jobs as to stabilize the farm screamed lot'csts cartoons MvaTrf'r l ° htcho , 1(1 - There Is 80mo thln B f" 1 ''^- While it contains many Chlm. is B ivin B c Pictured Its horrors and full S , " enl " bnul tt " w ' llt Disney's I oalu ™ s lhat should be considered f ™s° against the advertisements have ?Jdod nMoW'T 1 ^^ 110 ln tllolr "PP^l. )y ^'ess. its drastic punitive of Japan than wo voices to the rebellion Ind vot ''' h ' S Btufr (iofios "lUclam. ^tion against those who may see imagined before »,=,.„ ,.,^ t „«_ Deulon ' And yet - . — differently has not brmiPlit B nnnnrt started. Jamiii's nl Here's one of the „ est comedy-farces of ss'rr^r™ -•<»"=. '«s'«s!: here, right before our eyes, we see E\SY T,TVr\f scenes we would have thought im-i " possible only a few months ago. While the slaughter continues unabated. Hitler and Mussjlini go merrily on with their plans for further destruction. It seems inconceivable that in this enlightened age, with so-called civilized democracies firmly against War, such a situation could arise. If there is any justice in this old world of ours it would seem that retribution would be swift and decisive for nations which ignore all the laws of decency and maim and mutilate defenseless women and children in .he most ghastly carnage in human listory. Of course these news reel pic- nres might precipitate a crisis. the first place the proposed bill did C£l°!', S f „ , , , not spring from th • sobering effect for afewi - till ISouraska scured _ c _.. is a professional leader's bill as then the fans forgot it (ilia: tech- Imi( ;h calculated to make a lot of game. * * * * riiimi is frivinga rauchb suppose! i tei would before the ,. — d.....-,.j, n,ij v* i tiomj £JUill H VU M »»!•»» 11 taxation against those who may see j imagined uuioiu me m differently has not brought support started. Japan's plane raids™ I from the wide open spaces. Con- cities shows how effectiveIfcl jgrcKsmen report that there has peso defense has been. J K, stable. Prance has spent so much a« H L 86 ,' aguinst for eign aggression that it as attacked itself internally and with possible fatal consequences. There should be a lesson heie for the United States that is spending in a manner unprecedented. farmers Won't Crowd Corn Market. wiT. Ub in Winterset Madisonian— What s new corn going to be worth? While Henry Wallace and many of lesser authorities have been predicting a ruinously low corn price, we think they have overlooked some factors at ths end. Whle supply and demand are and always will be the main price factors, the psychology of mass-thinking sometimes is quite a factor. The mass-thinking on the farms right now is that after two or three years of empty corn cribs, yellow ears in the cribs are going to look good to any farmer who has money, credit, and crib room. ANOTHER OF D. L. Leffert's belly-shaking Presociated dispatches in the Consolidated Flour Mills Co. house organ (published at Wichita, Kans., in Alf Landon's state)— Washington, Oct. 1—Postmaster-General James A. Farley today resigned to accept a $75,000 per year job as sales manager for Encyclopedia Britannica. Arrangements have bene made to secure the autographs of the President of Harvard, Dartmouth, and Yale universities, the King of England, the President of France, and Mae West. ALBERT EISELE'S FRAU is spending a month at the old home in Kentucky, and in his Blue Earth "Post Chaise" column he writes that a south wind filled the house with dust. Which is a. beautiful explanation, and let us hope that Mrs. Eisele, when she returns, falls for it, and doesn't think to ask whether the doors and windows had been left open when the same ought to have been shut tight. PA OLSON, of the Story City Herald, prints a story about fat men never getting rich and heads it, "A Lot of We Thins Don't Either." Which discourages us no end, after all these years of teaching, or trying to teach, Pa and others that it isn't cricket to follow a preposition with the personal nominative case. THIS COLYUMIST took a "shot" against a cold, two weeks ago, another last week, and is due for the third and last today—and has a What make you of that, Wat- But just what kind? Will Japan feel that the United States is discriminating against her, in showing these scenes of unbridled cruelty? Will this plunge us into international complications? These are mere speculations, important only in what may be their more serious and far-reaching consequences. To get back to the content of' the Pictures, their unmitigated ghastliness, can civilized people look upon such frightful scenes without becoming positively nauseated? Can we view wholesale death and destruction taking place before our very eyes without registering some kind of vigorous protest? Will not twenty centuries of Christianity •with its gospel of "good will towards men" comes to the rescue? These questions, and a thousand more, flash through the mind as one sits in a motion picture theater and views the scenes of this seemingly uncalled for war against innocent victims. Time (the newsmagazine) explains that the realis- ic pictures are due to the fact that the are de of interest in their constituents. A-B-C of the Court Question As E. P. Harrison, Editor of <] le Oakland Acorn, Sees It retth those who construed he const tut o c " nsorvllt oral" judges construed it as thov Z ! , U ' S Wd the light of present clrcums.unc es g ' l 8h ° U c " nsorvllti ''e" Judges were WdUon ' while " lib - 8h ° Uld b ° wrltten in the citizens, yet the late congress nature. »feiu.s in the constitution PO, M and Wages of our considering a measure of that espectively, or to the people did not give to congress the r., but reserved that right to themsolves ' reJ3erved to the states just plain dumb, but, as we of their owu h ° Urs and n- hours and wages. Such a nopri , the people have an orde y maime/ i congress to provide such reguH on stitution. written there was for the re sulation of " il does exifit they ma y authorize Un amendm ent to the con- battles used to be fought in open, whereas today they ought in busy cities -where beautiful cold, son? —ALIEN. - -« —•-.**« tiijv-*^ UU~ struction may be done on a wholesale basis. This is the reason why he current series of War scenes is io horrible, so gory, so completely nhuman. * They were taken directly after a •hinese plane dropped bombs into Shanghai by mistake, killing and maiming hundreds of innocent vic- ims. But the slaughter continues wonder what the old world is :oming to? And there are men here in this god-given Land of the Free that are worrying about their ncome taxes, or because the president is spending too much money for dams and irrigation projects! They ought to thank their lucky stars he isn't asking an approprla- t on for carrying on a war. And 111 refer them to that picture of a month ago entitled You Can't Have Everything. v DOUBLE OE NOTHING— Bing Crosby's big name and Marthat Raye's big mouth combine to make Double or Nothing both a big drawing card and a fairly entertaining production. There is a defl- tion. If people wan t such a rf ^ amendment to the con- ^.^Jl'J 1 WU1 " Ot ^f^fef^ 6111 Wl " ^ raUfied - " appropriate money 'f'or "the* e^ 1 ' co . UBress to enact legislation and able as the constitution now sAnrt,, W< l fare '" The P° int ls <*ebat- he d opposing views ever since the7,', ^"u 0 ' 6 " 1 ' 0118 Judges have will continue so to hold « 8 "SL a, n, tltullon was wrltten - Tne y ted to stand. fe as the P re sent wording Is permit- court for split decisions in' their views are not in constitution. — the orderly amendment of the Coyle Case ,T::'"::." Al ' TO '^'-^'o,« t , would not have taken of offending public opinionil er countries by wholesalebta of civilians unless angeifij frustrated. The part play in the contest is fit Russia remembers the > made Japan a world powj also worries about Japanese^ (ions toward Siberia. B)'l China, Russia can kill tiro I * » * » Itliu'k'x radio talk wuu*. pointmont. lie did not esplaiij he joined the Klan, Ihougbf ting lie did Join. It \vlll *' good with those who 1 him, and will cause r many who did not charges. Roosevelt is putt neat hole by the app«». Black might have needed KluJ port to be elected in AM*"" if eo he probably did wl politicians would do to get- port. The real thought in e lion 'with the uproar is-* changed his ideas? * * « • The supreme court at noon yesterday. It Wl "::j terestiug to stand insideJUM •By W. U. Jaruogin in •Storm Lake Pilot-Tribune. There are times when a man can ieel exceedingly sheepish but we ?",V^. 01 n ° .'—tan when one sion of gambling devices rf f DeLand socked him So and cSu Lanfl dime novel against —O-" —Wlf W UU£j(? 4^O~ dim7i 7" den ">cratic candidate for dhffi C ° Urt judge in thia very was the democratic ° r the bench P avids011 to record h Vista by 44 votes! And — he car- ove? T, °£ rried Jority ge Davldson voters Believe it th county M67 ma- other care, TheJ m the n fc ge a me bench with a lead of district were not so rkin g tneir ballots. Judge Da ^dson to ing room in the court bull* see the reception the ne»w her receives. It pro cordial and decent, the most nervous will M_ Wonder what he'll think' he sits for the first time i men he helped attack. * « » • Nebraska has no states liquor stores. Liquor »• { licensed dealers, and <>''. store and many other s «1 licenses. It is Ws lier pr J in Iowa, and "sales" are an weekly. For sale there is local option 01 cities, among them On Lincoln, have sale-bj- Bars are highly decorated nificent in furnishings. no control of the use o ifliiffl being elected Judicial as there is in Iowa « is required. This perm"; state a control over an who abuses a privilege- Taxation's o*er. Itt»;"J settle down after the iun» olity of a couple of *»» youthful spirit of » couw game. But it is nice W» to get back to rest up w -, session about two j „,. Watching a football SI"" s urday's is a real st am :j tator, and he leaves the» ically tired from the^ Sorry, Man About offended. We had to de the implication rouseo to uiuuLj^uy i Our •— * nave fuo with toe didn't Delect a name. n+lnn J)fl8 beCD USBO

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