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UDITORIAL PAGE THURSDAY, PKB M) AH! (totttfn ENTERED AlS SECOND CLASS MATTER DB- ccmber 31, 190S, at the postofflce nt Algona, Iowa, under the Act of March 2, 1879. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION county postofflccs and bordering Bode, Brltt, iBMfralo ir. E'lmore, Hutching, . Rlngsted, Rodman, and Woden, year $1.50 and Upper Des Moines both to same „„,, , u, ' an , y "os'offlco In Kossuth county or any neighboring postoffice named In No 1, year $2.50 S-Advance alone to all other postofrices year $2 50. ' 4—Advance and Upper Dos Molnes both to same address at all postofrices not executed In No. I, yenr $.1.00 wHMP L '.S llbscriptlons r ° 1- Pipers going to points wumn tho county and out-of-the-eounty points r A V A Ul ' *n\ & ° u ° sen ' Stflson, West Bend, gines capable of 30 to 40 miles to a gallon at a cost of 7 to lOc a gallon. Maybe it can be done. This newspaper doesn't dispute it. The angle in which the Advance is interested isn't even mentioned in the Register's editorial. The idea is to get cheaper power. But if the Diesels turn out to be a success and fuel oil thereby comes to be widely used, how long will the oil remain cheap? Once we had cheap gas. The gas Itself is FEBRUARY 1933 S M T IV T. F S •——12345 0780 10 11 12 13 U 15 1C 17 IS 19 20 21 22 23 21 "5 "I! 27 28 named under No. 1 above are considered continuing subscriptions to be discontinued only on notice from subscribers or at publisher's discretion. S u b- scrlptlons 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 P°~Jvm^oxto,Kl etl rSst&'V'fflt.ff Gillette's Record on the Court Bill ^ n ;,? U f. M> . Gillott0 ' Cherokee, has written an al- from Washington to ask correction of .... „,. Icged Advance statement that though an announced foe of last year's presidential court- Packing bill bo "reneged" by pairing with Senator Norris, who favored the proposal but W37 sick and so could not vote. Mr. Gillette refers to the issue of December -i). but search has failed to reveal the statement m that number or others for some weeks back. However, no matter. The Advance has some obscure recollection of it, but the clipping Mr. Gillette received may have been going the rounds of the Iowa press for months and the comment may have originally appeared last summer after the.pair was announced and before the final vote. In any event the Advance is glad to publish Mr. Gillette's letter of correction as follows: — This letter is for the purpose of directing your attention to a paragraph which referred to my position on the president's supreme court proposal of Uust session. The paragraph states But ho reneged by pairing with an avowed advocate of the plan." I want to correct this statement. You are aware, of course, that it is an unwritten rule of the Senate not to refuse a request for a pair when a colleague, because of sickness, death, or other situation not to be anticipated, i.s prevented from being present for a vote and wishes to be recorded. Senator Aorns, at the time of the discussion of the and requested a not so dear now, and it could be cheaper if the refiners were let alone. No, fuel oil .will not be cheap long if it comes into general use in Diesel automobile engines. Trust the politicians for that, They will hasten to load it down with restriction and taxes till the point is reached where th public will pay no more, and fuel oil wil eventually cost as much as gasoline or more The COLYUM Let's Not Bo Too D—d Serious. Timely Topics proposal, was seriously ^ The recent published statement of a New England telephone company revealed tha taxes took .$6.74 a telephone. Just another o the hidden taxes that the people pay without knowing it and then wonder what makes the cost of living so high. If the people only knew how much altogether hidden taxes cost them there would be a reaction that would shake loose some of the tax-caters. Editor Frank Jatiua of the Humboldt 'papers, claims lie saw a recent newspaper dispatch saying that President Roosevelt contemplated appointment of Senator O'Mahoney of Wyoming, to the supreme court. AVhat?— One of the chief slayers of last year's Roosevelt court-packing bill! Mr. Jaqua, were your ;Uisses on straight? Governor Kraschel urges the homestead tax exemption act as one of the reasons why he should be reelected, but says nothing about .he fact that the sales tax offsets it in the case of most homestead owners, nor does he refer to the shameful fact that the sales tax money of people unable to afford homesteads is confiscated for the benefit of a better-off class. A Washington private news-letter says government ownership of railroads is now "frankly discussed on all sides." Brethren, let us pray fervently that it may not come. In wartime the government demonstrated that it couldn't run the railroads without making a stinking moss of the job. Let us not again throw the country's vital transportation sys- cm into the greedy hands of the politicians. This newspaper is with the administration in plans for a navy strong enough to defend Americans and American possessions wherever they may be. It needs to be strong enough to cow the Mussolinis, the Hitlers, and the insane Japs into keeping the peace. The best advice another Roosevelt ever gave was, "Speak softly, but carry a big stick." It was lately bruited that Dan W. Turner would be drafted as republican nominee for pair with me, as I had openly stated my op- ' the seat In congress now held by Otha Wearin, pooition to the proposal. I. of course, agreed ' fiery young democratic pink who is for any- to pair with him, but insisted that if it were thins; the administration wants; but Turner possible to secure anchor pair, I wished to be has himself squelched the movement. By relieved, as I desired to cast my vote against ' rights Turner should have had another term tne proposition. | 01 . two fts govornor> and then should have been Later Senator Bankhcad, of Alabama, found sent to the Senate. ™o a rr£ ^^^""IL™ 11 ^^ Less than four months till the _ primaries, or, to voio on U,e measure, which dici. t The misconception the Advance had was, as Mr. Gillette says in another paragraph, shared by other publishers and persons. The Advance i.s now particularly pleased to make correction because it entertains a high opinion o[ Mr. Gillette. The Advance formerly received the Congressional Record and by consulting it was able to check up on facts referred to editorially, but when Senator Dickinson's term expired the service was cut off, presumably by order of cither Senator Herring or Senator Gillette. been cared for quite as well the democrats as it was in the old days? THE SERIES of letters from the w w South has been interrupted two weeks while I have struggled with one of the head and bronchial colds I went away to escape. I was gone only 17 days and traveled more than 3,000 miles. I wish now that I had stayed in that tourist camp east of Mobile among the soughing pines-. I had reached New Orleans at the close of my second letter, I had planned to spend a month there, but I stayed only four and a half days. I do not like cities, and I detest hotel life; so after I had seen what I went to see I felt an urge to move on. I do like travel in n strange country. New Orleans is an old, old city. The population is now something like 450,000—a good place to become lonely if you know nobody. The river flanks it on the west side, and the stream Is here something under a mile wide. The water is dirty, filled with the silt it brings and dumps into the gulf. One afternoon I went for an excursion ride on the river. The boat was an excursion steamer 287 feet long, and it had four decks, the first one a great dance hall. . There were not many on board that day. The 2% hour ride is for 30 miles around the harbor, and you pay $1.50. A lecturer speaks, and amplifiers carry his voice to every part of the boat. There was a cool wind, but the sun was shining, and one could be comfortable outside on any deck by keeping in the sun. An immediate mecca for all tourists is the old French quarter. This lies immediately off Canal street, which is two or three miles long and is the principal street of tho city. The street is perhaps a block wide and at night is a blaze of lights. It is rather singular, that ;n so large a city there is so little in the way of imposing business buildings off the one street. But there are thousands of ancient places, many with the original open balconies enclosed with lacy iron work which were in favor a century or more ago. The French quarter is a medley of such edifices, scores of them harking back to the days of pirates. You can delve into bloody history iiero to your heart's content. The stories told in books about the city's early history suggest tl'.at this is a dangerous spot in which to wan- ier at night, and indeed it does still look so, nit I was told that there is no special danger. But I wish to warn all husbands with an- ique-chasing wives to avoid this Vieux Carre Old Sejuare. It must be the worst trap in tho vorld for searchers after antiques. I didn't ount them, but I would wager a dollar against a penny that there are at least a hundred antique shops, every one literally jammed vilh the cast-offs that drive women crazy. I had been told to be sure to find a place vhere pecan waffles are served, and I did. It vas a hard-looking little shop on a corner, but looks don't count in the French quarter. flic lone waffle I ate was truly delicious. I vatched it made, and as far as I could see the atter was like what the women of the North U May Be "Hooey" But Sounds Like Sense Country Editor Who is Not, a,, Economist Gives Ills Views on U. S, Spending Spree [By E. 1'. Harrison In the Oakland Acorn.] tlcal economist. That is to say, we are hot "a student of the science that investigates the conditions and laws affecting the production, distribution, and consumption of wealth, or the material means of satisfying human desires," which is Webster's definition of a political economist. Likewise, we are always confused by big figures. We are not able to visualize the population of the United Statse—125,000,000 people. What a crowd that would be if they were all standing together and wo could see them from some vantage point! And then there is the matter of money. When we were a 'boy, a hundred dollars was a whale of a lot of "jack," and our mind has never strayed much beyond that figure. As wo have grown older we have become familiar with larger sums—a thousand, several thousands. With a little concentration we can grasp in a vague way the Idea of a million dollars —a thousand thousands! But a billion dollars is completely over our head. Some shark fit figures tells us that if we had spent a dollar every second since the birth of Christ, we'd just be getting nicely started on using it up. We haven't even tried to verify his statement. All we know is that a billion dollars must be a lot of money. '* * * Now, the federal government is said to have borrowed and spent, in excess of its income, some .17 or 18 billion dollars in the past five- years. That is to say, we, the 125,000,000 people, have borrowed and spent that much money. . Some of it has been spent for useful and necessary purposes— for the relief of distress, for the salvaging of homes and farms and sound business enterprises from wreck of financial collapse, for the building of needed public highways, and for other useful public improvements.. But a lot of it has been wasted —on $80.000 nostoffices in littte country towns, where adequate quarters could be rented for $30 a month, including heat and light; on electric power projects, which will never return a penny of the original investment; on 40-acre resettlement projects for Georgia on dams and »* °' "wo snoop around and attempt to tell us how to run our business and private affairs. And now that wo have reduced the tempo of our borrowing and spending, we are at a loss to know why we are not so prosperous as wo were when the spending was going at full blast, And to escape responsibility for present difficulties an attempt is made to place the blame on some unknown big, bad wolf, * * * We repeat that we are not a political economist and that we cannot grasp and comprehend big figures. But in the course of a lifetime we have picked up a few of the fundamental rules of political economy which, up to 1033, at least, were suppose to be in operation in that field. We also can use figures which our mind can grasp. And by applying those fundamental rules to the affairs of a small number of people we can reach our own conclusions as to probable results. For instance, let's suppose that five years ago the head of each family in Oakland had been able to go to the bank and borrow $5,000. Then proceeding on the theory that we could make ourselves prosperous by spending, all of us spent the money with reckless abandon, buying some necessities, of course, but at tho same time acquiring a lot of things we did not particularly neod and could not affird if we ever expected to get out of debt. Under such a course of action there is no doubt that Oakland would have been "prosperous." Somebody would have profited by our program of spending. Some merchants and professional men in Oakland undoubtedly would have accumulated fat bank accounts and would be clamoring for a continuance of the program of "the more abundant life." * * * But it now develops that each of us has spent his $5,000, and some practical "Before Roosevelt" souls Whv ' boy should have known would happen. The bottom drops out ot n our "prosperity." We said, we are right back where we started; but that is not tho case, for each of us now owes $5,000 at the bank. * * .* Still disclaiming any knowledge of political economy, we maintain that under President Roosevelt's New Deal policy of borrowing and spending the United States has now arrived at tho point outlined above. For figure back and forth as we will, we cannot escape the conclusion that a plan which will , Wnltslor , 'ntm-dionls. „ s|f » this or know As an ego can gram; "\Vo •' urn ,i ^ ""/"''I'loofJ 1 ' * '"' "Hod lh > WE and lam] ial ations. two courses are open to us- We can quit, borrowing, take off our coats, go to work, balance thn budget, and gradually pay off our debts, as we should have done in 1933. It will bo a long, hard grind and there will be much grumbling and complaining. Or we can start another five- year plan of borrowing and spending. The banks probably will be reluctant to lend us th'3 money, but they haven't much choice in the matter under prcsant conditions. They already have a good 25 per cent of their assets in government bonds (their assets, but our money), and are not in position to demand a showdown. For if they did insist on a' showdown, what would be the result? Why our whole financial structure would topple like a house of cards —and then we would all be right back where we started from, Including those who thought they were making some money during the period of manufactured prosperity. Out of the wreck somebody might be able to save a suit of brocaded silk pajamas or a fur- lined bathtub, but most of us would be thoroughly flattened out. * * * •But, as wo said in the beginning, the Acorn editor is not a political are suggesting that maybe we al-(economist. And even if he were, ready are badly enough in debt the foregoing argument is based and should be thinking about bal-' on a "Before Roosevelt" line of ancing our budgets instead of bor- j reasoning, and probably is all rowing and spending another hooey now. THE MOVIES By T. H. C. Those who went to the banquet and annual meeting of the Algona creamery thinking it would be a purely local affair had much to learn. It probably isn't within a movie critic's province to comment on tho sat up. After it was spread on the waffle- bounteous meal but the prognm Opinions of Editors iron, crushed pecan meats were scattered over it, and the waffle was left to cook to a crisp. may not agree with him that the free life of the United States is preferable to a life of rules and regulations as he saw it there, and as you will no doubt see it in the uowsreel. Speaking of newsreels, why is it necessary to have an almost con- expanded right into our territory. Itinuous accompaniment of orches- For after Geo. W. Godfrey ex- _music? Why not eliminate the A little glass of melted butter and a small j Plained the importance of tho po-j music, and instead make a sound- Query: Is Iowa Inconsistent? [Clipping's Source Forgotten.] j Jl ;lass of maple syrup went with the waffle.! in 'ho local | recording at the scene of the stabilizing of lure? It would produce a much Or Thought Worse of Kraschel J something new. Rock Rapids Reporter—it rather looks as if I V southern delicacy I it, you Kossuth housewives in search of ldairy pro duct prices and the rais- more realistic document, as proved George Wilson is going to have a walkaway in the governorship contest in the republican primaries in June. The fact that he ran 130,000 ahead of the republican presidential ticket in 1'JSG leads to the belief that the people of well of him. had never heard of ijAcre were two I fom Ames and Bureaucracy in Nation , i ^ the btate to , in !.).,_ Hie stateliou.s Tim Truth, and Xothim> ]j u t. Webster city Freeman—It is amusing car the republican papers of Iowa that opposed tho reelection of Gov. Turner in 1032 whine about high state taxes. Turner was the se payroll included only ""'>' governor Iowa ever had that really suc- auu persons hut by September, ]«(37, the uum- ' cessfully led a tax reduction program, but the orna KlaU!hou - se employes had increased rna 000, nearly three times a. to .s many as were em- . a ployed only a little more than five years ago No wonder Governor Kraschel vetoed the bill passed by the recent general assembly providing for publication annually in pamphlet form people didn't have the good sense to reeled Real Reason: Couldn't Heat (Jillette! Knoxvillc Express — Governor Kraschel of a list of all state employes, together with ' ma(!e a wise decision Tuesday when he an- , their salaries.— Cherokee Times. It would bo easy for a partisan newspaper to make political capital against the democrats out of .statements like the foregoing, but tho Advance is not that kind of newspaper, and n recognizes that it is a modern tendency m growth of government which is the real thing in issue and that republicans are no more exempt from it than democrats. Dan W. Turner was the only governor Iowa Has hud m many years who took a real stand acamst tho growth of state bureaucracy but wnen a national political hero appeared on ^he horlxon the people, in their anxiety to do homage to a new idol, ditched Turner to let satelhlCB of the hero ride into office on the hero's coattails. Not only in stale but , n natiun growth O f bureaucracy has become alarming. Bureaucrats are never satisfied. Always they seek more pay and more power; The un- more power. They produce no wealth and to the extent that they are necessary they are leeches on .society. In the 1932 campaign Governor Roosevelt inveighed time and again, and justly, against the growth of bureaucracy under republican rule. He promised reform, but the result has been a sad disillusionment. Instead of reducing government personnel he has augmented it by hundreds of thousands. The two greatest governmental evils of the day, as this newspaper see it, are the centralization of government at Washington and the growth df bureaucracy in state and nation. If they are not halted they will eventually overthrow democratic government in this country. Diesel Auto Engines and Cheap Fuel Oil General Motors has opened a plant for the mass production of small Diesel engines for automobiles, ;ind the Des .Moines Register edi- tcrially says: General Motors is evidently going to try to put the nation behind fuel-burning en- nounced that he is a candidate for renomina- tion for governor. To have entered the senatorial contest against Senator Gillette would have placed the governor in the very ungraceful position of dropping his own piece of pie •o try to despoil a friend of his piece. Ves, We're Still a Democracy. Belmond Independent — Democracy is still the American way of living. As long as the press can carry the bombast of a Johnson and tne pleading of a Broun, as long as a Roosevelt can laugh at the caricatured executive in "I'd Rather Be Right," as long as economic royalist and New Deal disciple can join in celebrating the birthday of the president together, democracy is still the American way of living. No Coaltails This Time. Plain Talk, Des Moines—Expecting the fight fur the governorship this year will be between Senator Wilson and Governor Kraschel as it was m 1!)3G, the republicans of the state will enter into the fray with courage and confidence. The governor will not have this year to draw on the great influence of a presidential candidate to carry the load for him and the campaign will be fought on state issues instead of along national lines. It Does Seem Somewhat Strange. Waverly Independent—Just after the election last fall there was gloating from high sources in Washington over the fact that the press had lost its power," as evidenced by general newspaper support for I^andon but a andshde victory for Roosevelt. Now comes -ie president, 13 months later, and accuses tne press of the nation of causing the depression by building up a "fear psychology!" Isn't it wonderful how the press regained its "pow- r*r in tiiMun i v ,.,,,~ti,,.o - 1 er m those 13 months? One of Our 1'et 1'c-eves Too. Northwood Anchor— At the risk- of being of .till lurther regarded a s the prize grouch u, the times, this writer heartily enters into the campaign against radio audience and "gag" iaughter out of all proportion to the merit of the act. The pleasure of hundreds of thousands of listeners i.s constantly being marred by the senseless turmoil set up by a studio ludience of perhaps a few hundred persons jrged to applaud by the entertainers' cheer cuder or master of ceremonies. , , , ,. .„, ,, , . . before is pralines. They are sold not only m ] wider . fleld fol . their lalkSi One o£ . th , u un , csg ing of the standard of quality, j by the occasional bits of tho actual other speakers : sound which are interspersed, took a^much i Someone seems to have the idea is practically An exchange says that there is a woeful inconsistency in the state of Iowa selling intoxicating liquor for a profit, and then punishing buyers for their acts after drinking it. This all sounds idealistic, and idealism is an excellent characteristic, but it is necessary, sometimes, to face reality and interpret events and conditions in the light of what one sees. The fact seems to be that a large number of Iowa citizens want liquor available—so large a number that public sentiment will _ •- - - - - | ...... i, um^oo LJI^IU jr> in tic LI Lull V — v i*""* 1 ^ nuiiLUuliUl, Will tlio Old Square but everywhere else in the them, A. D. Oderkirk discussed the ; continuous sound from the time i llot make il Possible to enforce city. For tourist sale they are put up in miniature cotton bales. The pralines look like the f'wt cookies of irregular shape which Northern cooks make, but instead they are a maple candy with three or four pecan halves imbedded on the upper side. They, too, are deli- Block after block you wander around in the Vieux Carre, till finally you stumble on the Cabildo. This was once a Spanish governor's palace, but now it is a museum, and no one \vlio visits New Orleans can afford to miss it. In a maze of rooms upstairs and down you find here exhibits out of the long past. It takes two hours to make the rounds and this is something that you want to see again. One of the sights I particularly wanted to sec was the old St. Louis cemetery, and one afternoon I spent two hours wandering through It. When you enter you leave the present world behind and enter a period «in the past stretching back to the Revolution. They couldn't bury bodies in the oldtime l )or " l 'it UUI1U1 lIMIUll LII*M> it l/i«.** TT JtlWil »TIH _ not bring real prosperity to 1,200 |"_,, n ° people will also fail when .applied to 125,000,000 people. * * t From \his pojnt, as' we see it, your „ have 7 . w ,;;;£> mail or W | ro ,., ™ 111 Ul " fi'Vphr, "ilnor~.ii ment llolioilv ver heard ,„• '„ , ii- a,,,, ; no „,„„„ ' cv M ! ''""''I liavoii hca r place lauded catch is 11, a , words \v the message would no value in '; which sent itml| " composed ,,r |, ri h to get al.inu- l.y';,„., tic "sucker" iiistin,,,' » « • U rained. i, n || (>| | fogged (ill ary 5, i:i:i,s cs of ligln evening, .\iavt FrW HIGHS right Wednesday. Sen I ness women than of men pre-rcquis can occasionally the reason man's work clothing and DIP is dirty. * « »t St'imlor Ucrrini; , L ing about nidi,, (.,„,, ting that Koine blood dio programs art n, children the situatior' for censorship. Udie! lie opinion remiih p ' to make the siionsa one connected with t skit apologize all ou Sponsors want favors from the public. I[ are unfavorable t! change rapidly, (en dio would be an im public sp'-:eeli. Prcv other laws provide r_ offenses. The only might bo criticised , stopped is su-cjiu That could be? done' without a "lioliei'-ttaK of censors. * * »t The small business ence in Washington tc saw on the New Deal say the small busin much like his big broil iness. New Dcaleis dli. that either. Another'. businessmen wero row phatic (despite the lai recommendation?I tL ncss had been. * * * i Gypsies ttmli WiJ It ern Iowa fannei I.N • safe way is to cniwdt as people to lie waichtl W.G 'I ''Fins » • * » Dear Friend ministers'. ".I jhave -shown, by th calls, aiway IS *-'quests 4 ,ofteii ' .Our^cor respect/ (-urn enthusiasts who snap a • the gum with wide-oprf poultry problem as it affects the ' the show opens until it closes, the' Prohibition, even as a measure to are a definite menace , .^_, Iowa farmers. He said .that the | audience will get mad and ask for promote highway safety. Under I S0 nie person whose pu /•/!_ eastern poutlry raisers can more |t i, c money back. | s "ch conditions it is far better tolsn-nned is -oiiis to as £«0H easily meet fancy market demands I And that leads us to the mystery! ^ve the state handling liquor as ?° a mivlo bv siting a! >Wi«W fnv uniform! v n pnlnr fif slip.ll nml ,-,;„<,,,.„,. „!,„ .,!.:_ , , t ia i-lninn- « n , . . '" " l ""•»"' '•>.'_""v ° ,, ^K)Lm*M for uniformity in color of shell and ' pictures shown this past week. I 11 is (loln e now than to have it Ier Noll in- i-, yolk also in size, because they Though I didn't get to see Under « old ^ licensed merchants or Ifi fur at g as to ha\e>' ssiipf nli7R n nnnl vv fiivms. whp.rn- Cin>»i n ;r,> n. T_.,. T r-,, , , hnnfl/Mrrrn,.,, j.. *. ... . iiuui laiiufc n» "' "" is M) specialize m poultry farms, where- j Suspicion, with Jack Holt, I know I bootleggers, g reedy for prof , t as the Iowa farmer raises poultry | the plot from reading the press The state is in position to | some snapper and j - — - —. —... o t,»t^, |j*«_>ou - -~ --- i-«»j»v«wii i,vi GH~ j TllOV*l*G 41 pCiSt HUH SDv*" book, and so can compare it to forco regulations strictly, regard- inatpd The average number of hens to SQme extent with Night Club Scan- '"*=' sale to - matea. only as a sideline. the farm in Kossuth, though only 250, makes poultry-raising here an enterprise of such size that it warrants more attention been given to it. One than thing has for which poultry raisers should strive is uniformity of supply of eggs throughout the year. At present, 50 per cent of Iowa's eggs are produced in three months. A. W. Rudnick took us even farthest afield, incidentally right into the country which we are to see in the March of Time newsroel this week Friday and Saturday at the Call. Nazi Germany Under Hitler. And he knows whereof he speaks, dal, which I did see. Under Suspicion keeps the audience as well as members of the cast, guessing about the identity of the murderer till the very end. In Night Club Scandal, the picture begins immediately after the first murder, and the audience knows that it is the doctor who murdered his wife. But the police don't know, when they are called in. Charles Bickford makes a convincing captain of detectives without too much astuteness. The. cross-fire between him and Lynnej Overman, the newspaper man, is guaranteed to keep you from get- minors or habitual drunkards. It does not seek to increase business at its stores by neon signs, window displays or general publicity, as is done in other states, and it does not reach out for new customers. The state is not blameworthy when it punishes the man who fails to exercise self-control and interferes with the rights or endangers the safety of his neighbors. even if it has sold the Honor to him. - ^ above ground in old St. Louis cemetery, and it is a curious sight to visit the place. The cemetery is surrounded by a high, wide wall, and in the wall are crypts large enough for caskets, one above the other to the wall's top. Then in the interior of the cemetery there is a maze of vaults in all kinds of architecture, that the butter exhibted by strne eeror European countries was from the! as the sister of the convlcted "* ' congress in Berlin last sum-1 innocent man all but Orleans because a grave would fill with mer. Going through butter exhib-'and another man murdered water as fast as it was dug. Now there is a i ts thei ; e from 10 countries, he I Louise Campbell gives' , . , itnnnn tnor iha Vn, + t~.. ~..T.:i.!i_j , ^ I . , . _ o*»^** drainage system, and I am told that there are city cemeteries where burial is made in the ground; but I noticed that where the paving hnd been broken on Canal street, and a shallow ditch dug for some purpose I did not '.earn, there was soon a few inches of water. Anyway bodies are still laid away in vaults » ,, k, or better than that sent from the United Staes afer having been se- leced competitively as the best Ave could produce. He learned that the dairy farmers there are working for a heavier strain, in order to get heavier producers. Another thing Mr. Rudnick discovered that he thought worth consideration by our farmers was that the skim milk there (of which the farmers are obliged to take back at least 10 per cent) was first artificially soured, with the result that there was less indigestion among stock. " Now, when we see Nazi Germany n H^>.ii TJ; tin.. 4. i, .1 _ _ i " as the suave you glad you John Barrymore, murderer, makes weren't in the plot." There" should be many roles ahead of Barrymore now that he has gone back to "straight parts." One outstanding characteristic of Night Club Scandal is its compactness. Both this picture and Thrill of a Lifetime are from Paramount, but not from the same Under remember . vere , exnosed and taken out of being first this week ' we 25 .°°0 feet of film most of them with four or five crypts one above the other. When a body is put into one of the crypts the opening is sealed by bricking it up, and then a plaque bearing the name, etc., of the person interred is placed in front of the i oped and censored. "°It "is" there^ bricks. Under the hot southern sun in sum- I f ? re claimed th at this picture gives mer ,every crypt must be an oven! the low " 1 " WT1 " I talked briefly with the sexton. I had stories of malnuTi-Hion"ln Tei" heard that when rentals of the crypts werei many . so he was interested in fhV not paid, or in any event after a certain time ! urcs sh °wing that the Germans the bones were taken out and burned. But he' con f um ? d 10 Pounds of butter per said not at the St. Louis cemetery. However, 117 what they do do seems shocking enough. At- States. ter a year and a day the bones may be pushed to the rear of the vault to make room for (After the World war it ii. _ i . , . . •» *** , it was said that the whale produced b " teor Germans than the new body, and many crypts thus contain the Commission ^n!' 8 ' R* ll » American bones of a dozen or more dead! «,° n ?E f' 0 * ° n , Nut ';'tion, after more dead! Tho ground in the seemingly square was moist and the undrained whole cemetery seemed a horrible place to leave a loved newl y dead who as the result of the -' tier's art looks alive but sleeping. one , making a survey, has declared that m.any state of equal size in the United States can be found more malnutrition than in Germany You will probably notice in the March of Time newsreel, as Professor Rudnick observed in Ger- o who are concerned with boys' many, that the German. people still . retain love of beauty. You may or producer or direcor. However, there is the same neatness of arrangement and economy of detail in the working out of the plot. They both leave you with the feeling that you have been entertained, but not detained. You're a Sweetheart, on the other hand, while amusing, was a little too long, or so it seemed, and it was scattered. I couldn't tell whether I was looking at the same show within the show or not I'll admit, though, that Alice Faye is lovely and that her voice has improved noticeably. More than'that the sequence of the "fine feathered friends was clever and rather different. And many of the cracks were funny, some of them especially so because they were left-to the imagination. After all, you can t expect every musical comedy to be beyond criticism. By the way, don't forget the benefit show for the Congrega- tiona women. It's A Boy of the Streets showing Jackie Cooper at MB best, and a little colored youth who steals the show. The ° f human appeal especially story and to all GILCHIUST KEMKMRERS [Humboldt Independent.] Congressman Fred C. Gilchrlst in a letter to a friend recently said that he vividly remembered the severe cold weather of northwest Iowa in what was known as the early days. Among other things he said: "I have lived In Iowa 50 years and remember the tough times. I slept all night out in an Iowa blizzard in 1886. I was on foot and lost. The wind changed on me, so that it threw me off my course about 45 degrees. Just at dark I came to a barley strawstack and I night'" Stayed durlng the "Then again in January, 1888 I was with an expedition hunting for a lost boy. We found him frozen stiff on the side of the railroad track just west of my home town Laurens. I helped to carry him down the railroad tracks that afternoon. So I repeat that I have seen some cold winters." THANKS FOE 'COMT' ANTHOW [Webster City Freeman.] tax do - sovern ment employes - mcome tax their " 8 1)articular 'y irksome n Get tlio story in the* ties all taken from vertisements "Stage Door" Girls" — "Danger Lovi, W4 1 "The Game That Time to Ma _ " ? Fights Back"- -"Some i Dangerous" — "You c Everything" — "AW * * * • Cigaret mucliini's art The catch is that a P» 20 cents via the niuc. hump of two cents "^ ,',j That's a ten per cent" ^ state tax takes two ceS^ package. Other taxes 5^ estimated, some eight c dition there is a cm 1« $50 up, depending ontw^ The lowly cigaret ""^ enough tax burden as i } | blame the dealeib wif the goats and tux coll* -J * • * » False enthusiasm oj products as advertised throated announcers o\ are funny when not The "old timer" a" 1 and-that who endorse i basso prof undo belong' ter division. * * * talk ultuut building huge 43,000f ships seems fa Prance, or the politely asked Japan about itJast week, " know without bein country is building w^S such size it couldn t w| cret long. If Japan "I such boats, the three i all about it already. »» is endeavoring to do i smoke out the answer arguments for bigger ( . home. Nothing l' k « , Peril to make the w especially on the w * * *. i if tlie bird ed recently he was^i the house, by <=. „, in the house he can <••; own; where he can w es; smoke and throw the general direction leave his books opei and be certain to i'»». way when he returns where he can spre»<» * bis heart's content; ^ a comfortably tackr Ol "juat fits"; where mamma don't »es* lias—tUen he's the ti-1

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