Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on June 30, 1938 · Page 8
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THURSDAY EDITORIAL PAGE JUNE! UNTKRBD AS SE5COND OIjASS MATTER DK- cember ?', IMS, at the postofflce at Algona, Iowa, under the Act of March 2, 1S79. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION 1—To Kossuth county postofflces and bordering postofflccs at Armstrong, Bode, Britt, PMtfalo Center, Corwlth, Cylinder, Klmore, Hardy, Hu^ehlns, Uvevmore, Ottoscn, Rn.ke, Bdngsted, Rodman. Stllson, Weat Bend, and Woden, year » L5 ° t— Advance and Upper Des Moines both to same address at any postofflce In Kossuth county or any neighboring postoftice named In No.i, year ** M »-Advance alone to all other postofflces year $2.50, *—Advance and Upper DCS Moines both to same address at all postofflces not excepted In No. 1, year .*»•«" A-Lt, subscriptions to.' papers going to Points within the county and out-of-the-county points , -x named under No. I '• "* • considered lleve that in the end they will not have to pay the bill? Do they still take it for granted that only the rich will W"! Vnln hopes! The government can take every dollar away from the rich and nine-tenths of the burden will remain. Everyone must pay, and if this orgy of federal expenditure is not stopped not even our remote descendants will be exempt. The COLYVM Let's Not Be Too D—d Serious, O urns s M T T F s 5 G 7 8 0 10 11 12 13 14 15 1C 17 18 10 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 -- above are continuing subscriptions to be discontinued only on notice from subscribers or at publisher'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 extended if requested In writing. Mr. Roosevelt as President and as a Party Head "fireside chat" In hia Friday night "fireside chat" Mr. Roosevelt said — As president of the United States I am not asking the voters of the country to vote for democrats next November as' opposed to republicans or members of any other party. Nor tun 1, as president, taking part in democratic primaries. As head of the democratic party, however, Charged with the responsibility of carrying out the definitely liberal declaration of principles set forth in the 1936 democratic platform, I feel that I have every right to speak In those few instances where there may be a clear Issue between candidates for a democratic nomination involving those principles. It, must have struck a good many listeners — or readers in next morning's papers — that in his references to himself as president anc as head of his party 'Mr. Roosevelt was indulging in the well known "distinction withou a difference." However that may be, there could be a lively debate over some of the implications of Mr. Roosevelt's remarks. No one, of course, could rjuestion his right to speak as a private citizen in any case. But he is not speaking as merely a citizen but as one who holds the presidential office, which carries -with it the party headship. It is that fact, and that only, which gives importance to his remarks. The nuestion arises, what authority does the headship of a party confer? The term "party" means a group of citizens -who believe in certain principles. The head the group elects is not the party, and the headship does not make him the- creator of the party's principles. The principles are adopted by the group as a whole. Any member may differ with the party head, as with any other member, and still remain a member of the party. The head of the party has no right to read out of it another member who happens to disagree with him on any question. Mr. Roosevelt assumes too much when he makes out, virtually, that it is his duty as head of his party to say which democratic Wherein We Claim Credit Only to Relinquish it The Mason City Globe-Gazette is the latest newspaper to credit the following paragraph to tho Christian Science Monitor— Nothing more sinister in corrupting effects on the electorate has ever been devised than pensions and other policies which habituate large number of the people to expect support from government. It is as true now as when Cleveland said It, thnt the people should support the government, not the government the people. It was a sorry day when the government abandoned that rugged principle. We've seen that clipping traveling around in the newspapers for the last two or three months,* always credited to the C. S. M., but by the Great Horned Spoon, if any Christian Science Monitor writer wrote it we have at last a provable case of telepathy. This is no weather to be hunting through interminable files to prove a point that one doesn't give a tinker's dam for anyhow, but we are ready to swear on The Book that the identical paragraph appeared months ago in this newspaper, and it wasn't plagiarized from the Christian Science Monitor either. We might cite some adages here, such as "Credit to whom credit is due," or "Great minds run in the same channel," but tut, tut, ,LIVER MOE has been an Algonian 43 years . . . Before that he knocked about He and his- broth. . The late C. By- the country a few years • . er Ole came from Norway son's Riverview cemetery monument Is highes Farm Problem Is Unsolved Bcltof Spre»d> Th»t Someil.l»!t Else H • i t Hbri.1 Public Opinion has made a careful attempt in the past few weeks to ascertain the opinions of farmers of Winneshiek county regard- Ing the corn allotments under the on What Is The Answer Here? [Tracr Willis Grommot, 18, of South „„ farms of the south heretofore 1 devoted largely to the raising of cotton. Cotton cannot be grown in H°e corn belt; corn can be grown in the cotton belt. If such a shift every and most imposing . . . Mr. Byeon came fron who j lag v i s i te d our office, also Denmark . . . Archie Hutchison's grave Is I many others whom we have met shaded by a tree in the hot afternoons ... He elsewhere. would have liked that . . . Archie was a nat- Our investigation gives us the belief that not 25 per cent of the Hod Webster—A Ingredients; a League of whllomc now on cilitn,. of ' which it to do, the ural-born lover of all things that grow—except weeds, particularly Canada thistle. farmers of Winneshiek county are satisfied with their individual Last month Council Onk Stores conducted a crop allotments, particularly the cookie sale, and Chris Wallukalt's store here corn allotments. We are confident that not many more than one-third , , ,„„ (I , ,. , ,, i of Winneshiek county farmers will was the record for 107 stores. . . . 'Rah for Al- comp i y w ith the program Eleventh street, Marlon, charged with theft of a car of E. 0. Cof- Mrs. John Pink, was surprd esi' guilty before District Judge H. C. .., ;ru Ring Monday and was given an In- \ p Nation,, i n* determinate ten-year sentence nt I ;"•*>"" ''riinelsco. I Anatnosa reformatory. — Cedar |. tw eon sessions | lc ,„ Rapids Gazette. Although he returned the wool the night he took it from the farm ous harm to the farmers of Middle West will be the result. ThorP is eeneral resentment the night he toon it rrom tne larm . Th _°' e _... ,-. g ««l nhnnt the 16! of Walter Goedicke, neat- Spencer, farmers need to feed their £ livestock. Neither Win- plea of guilty to a chdrge of grand gona! ... A thing passersby miss in the store year. this | Iowa county 1 producing the window displays is fireworks ... Or do they? But certainly the "kids" do ... No 1'robleiu Admittedly Difficult. We hesitate to criticise the farm surplus of corn I county district court. — Spencer which some, agricultural leadeis are so fearful of. chance to see fireworks in Kossuth this year program, and we admit the dlffl- culty of suggesting something bet- I ter, though we believe that some system of foreign disposal of sur"Ab" Long has anticipated this Writer on plus crops, even at a loss, with plans for the improvement in looks of the Ad- I the government paying for that vance building . . . "Build that final addition oxcept at the fair grounds on the Fourth It's a tough world for the "kids," to the alley," he said Monday, "then do some- la]) Ullw i e ldly plan of acreage al- thing to get rid of that St. Joseph's coat ef- lotments. feet on the street side." Which is exactly know that many able and Solution Yet. The successful farmers of.'this section have for many years been carrying out the same type of sou - News. Reuben Krueger, of Burt, was sentenced to five years in Anamosa Saturday by Judge George Heald after a plea of guilty to a charge of stealing chickens. He was taken to Anamosa Tuesday by bis gospol td thn done in r depth of Aftor a IMISJ- ,* c *, k ' departure., ivn(1 lrl "' from a „,,„„,, . >in e putting | 0 bed became 1 . (iiHur the mihj<>:>t of verso In Hi,, |, tin— "Thorn «^n i •^•"o . n ,tne WflS tflKeil LU iVIIttUlUOWj AM^U^MJ "J c °»^?" ?!= "J^nn „ s Sheriff Casey Loss to begin serv- who cares a fig anyhow? So let it travel, and yt the C. S. M. have the credit. At least it's n good company under that name. what has long been planned when the "reces- sincere agricultural authorities sion" is over . . . Tony and his job-printing bad a large part in the framing of outfit will then move into the alley addition, *• ~heiXi,r1ons "Sou™ and the back shop congestion will at last be llave fal , nlore relieved, just as it was last year in the front) offices. Letter from Ed McPhillips the other week I the increasing amount of evidence than ours. Southern Competition Threatens. We are disturbed, however, by Timely Topics Well, the campaign is on. From the democratic national committee comes a pamphlet entitled "Government Spending Creates New Assets." Which might be a subject for debate, This Colyumist's roommate in the Drake I that there is a large law school at Des Moines 41 years ago . . . Hadn't heard from him since, and didn't know his whereabouts . . . Now out in Colorado . . . The first room we got was in a tenement block . . . Next day we hastily moved . . . The Salvation Army had serenaded the other end of the block the night before . . . Red lights! We tried doing our own cooking . . . Lasted till we tired of mush and milk! ... Ed got increase in ent federal farm program attempts to provide for. Education along these lines, and the many examples of such a farm program, have done more to increase the number of farmers adopting such a program than legislation can possibly do, in the opinion of many good There is a widespread belief that the correct solution of the farm problem has not yet been reached. The experience of this season may bring to light many facts that have not yet been given adequate consideration. had, had i WHS a Who stubborn a bach week ho t oo]t At women i u slacks And earned for '' Fool." as aim tack,! THE MO VIES By T. H. C. and is remarkable for the fact that appendicitis and had to have an operation, motion picture releases seem nothing is said about how it also boosts the then new and dangerous When he told us |GENERAL COMMENT— "This is the time of year when to I „ ,.^ti,n,. a ratnei t-r, so once in awhile, should be placed rather than complexity. the emphasis on simplicity ing his term.—Algona Advance. Now let us contrast these sentences with the Toledo bank case. W. A. Kaliban, cashier, and Clarence Welle, teller, were arrested a few weeks ago for embezzlement, Kaliban finally admitted he had robbed the bank of $7,000 or more. Welle confessed a loot of $4,000 or more. The total shortage was $43,000 and the bank suffered a loss of $18,000 after the benefit of $25,000 insurance carried as protection from dishonest employes. Kaliban was given a sentence of two years in prison and Welle escaped with a sentence of eighteen months! Was there ever a greater —a more outrageous travesty of justice in Iowa? RELIEF NEEDS REFORM [Northwood Anchor.] There is being agitated in thi country, and growing stronger ev- 'o sec h^ favorite i Loy, But he Kt'ippcd on Po see things--^, And he picked for |, lni!( J But the spectre ot ahoy, And ruined the Image oil, And every mile brings Visions of the d-n mi In To all kinds of noy." the Kiwanis went, . national debt. Why not hear from the liabili- he had to have the operation we were instant- a m . in the m °od I'd like to take up • .,, . • n • i-j. uj _ „ a little space with a discussion of struck with a pain in the right abdomen ...^ ..„ of the statement, as well as the assets side? Or is that "horse and buggy" stuff? it is estimated that the national income last | vear was 69 Avhich persisted for years. so-called "poor pictures." Just wha't are poor pictures? nformation that the congress just adjourned bert buildings and figured in local golf, Is still made appropriations of some 12 billions. So Torkel Hill, who once operated a creamery There are pictures, of course, branch in the old old Sperbeck-Lam- which do not "click" from a " In this, I think, the stage still ery day, the realization that the relief problem is being built up into a vast scheme to be operated standpoint, are frequently acclaimed and going to the federal revenue collector! And tate and local taxes, a continuing depression as really said No wonder we have in this country! Covering all postmasters into the Civil ser- in the land of the living ... He went back to Story City, and "Pa" Olson's Herald announced that he had' completed a 10,000-lb. | Night and Romeo and Juliet could successes from a but they probably the Hall of Motion buttertub . . . Also that he dropped it on a toe -ouch! ... But luckily for him there was no fnled a nlche butter in it ... At the postofflce one morning picture Fame. holds the whip hand. While there are many dramatic foul-balls, theatrical productions are usually more adroitly handled and directed. Failure to secure proper financial backing and capable talent, is most frequently the cause of theatrical disaster. But Hollywood does not have to worry about either of these. 'Hollywood has both money and talent—but darned-if I don't sometimes think producers don't know how to use the good things they have. vice is a good thing in many ways, notwith- recently C. H. Taylor was discovered gazing And there Is the matter of indi- standing the patent fact that it was political business. It might just as well have been , , done five years ago, but reform had to wait stracted from a government envelope till all the republicans had been booted out. was for $85 and was his old age security But will it last? It was done once before, or check, the only one he'll ever get, for he is something like it, but the democrats upset it now 1)as t 65. when they came into power, and when the re- candidate is loyal and which is not. to the party's principles Senator Wheeler, Senator Glass, scores of others who might be named, are as good judges of loyalty to party principles as the president. They differ from the president on many things, and they have "every right" to their opinions. Mr. Roosevelt's ;oggle-eyed at a U. S. treasury check just ab- vidual taste. There is no account- It ing for this variance in human likes and dislikes. I even ran across one man—a good movie fan, and an excellent judge of pictures —who didn't care for Test Pilot, —^~ ^.^j ™™^ .-.„„ ,,,-.,„., *»..« .,„. ~ .*, , .»»„.]_,._ o tr „„„ u»~ _ v..»s „ • »i~ .,„ la picture which pleased almost ev- publicans return to power they will follow Madson & Hanson began business in Algona eryone and was a blg Dox . of fi ce suit. • I :n 1896 . . . Forty-two years ago . . . And still I bet. A picture like Robin Hood Judge Bechly (an old law schoolmate of as good men's suits 'as can be tailored was en almost universal hit, this writer, by the way) has ruled that the anywhere in the world . . . They opened their though there are few, perhaps, shop in a depression year . . . Cleveland was who enjoyed it as much as I did. sitdown strike in the Maytag factory at Newton is illegal. What else could he do? Don't we still have property rights-'iii this country? But will his injunction.be respected, or will a weak state administration fail to take appropriate action, as was the case in Michigan last year? A movement for a ban by .the state liquor commission on sales to persons on relief is in progress. That's a good idea and ought to be adopted at once. Not only that but any re- liefer caught spending relief money for booze should be penalized; and, to go a needed step farther, anyone possessed of a permit who leaving office discredited by his own party, . l am approaching my point. Pro. ducers, of course, never start out j. „ • , • . • . . „ , ~. , , and.Bryans star was rising ... But McKin- to . make a mediocre or poor pic- for political purposes. Relief is being expanded to apparently unreasonable proportions. Some recipients are beginning to consider themselves wards of the government. If they do any work on federal projects they consider themselves federal employes. If that is not checked it will inevitably lead'to a demand for 'full-pay vacations, increased pay, and annuities similar to those granted to regularly appointed government employes. It is too much to expect that either major political party will do anything about it until after election, but soon relief muet be brought home to the people, the taxpayers, as an emergency measure to be done away with as soon as possible. The relief project has proved to be one of the largest snowballs ever rolled by this na- Where all liis money hen But still those d-d\., Simply dogKcd ail hist And ho finally went and bent. * * i It's H. (,'ood SchmeliiiK fight didn't i scheduled 15 rounds. at the Smoke Shop hasiftl talking about the first i One fanner (o the land, by tlio way) coi it takes an hour Fordson and gives ailment that Schmelingji Schmeling only worked II onds and .not 5160,000! * * «i A new member win State Income Tax Is Unfair [Webster City Freeman.) A reasonable net income tax is fair. It levies taxes according to ability to pay and the man or corporation with the larger incomes should pay the most liberally. | tJ 0 " n " "" A 'g t"he"balT"has"rolTed and That is, the individual with a net income of $100,000, or the corporation either, can afford to pay more per $1,000 than can those with incomes-of "from $1,000, to $10,000, as ley nipped the star in the bud (as it were), and simultaneously with the start of his administration the times began to improve. E. H. Beardsley, the assessor, has lived in Kossuth 60 years auditor six years He served as county When you drive into right as a private citizen to oppose them is | abuses it to buy liquor for a reliefer should undoubted, but he possesses no euch right as bead of his party. Mr. Roosevelt speaks of the principles set forth in the 1936 democratic platform, but it is well known, despite all protestations, that nte test of loyalty to principles in 1938 bears no relation to that platform. The test Is whether the candidates he will oppose supported, his court-packing scheme — a scheme that burst upon both his party and the country months after the 1936 platform was written. Hide it as Washington may, that was the ;psue in the recent democratic senatorial contest in Iowa, and Mr. Roosevelt would have "spoken" in that case, as he now proposes to "speak" in presumably more complaisant territory elsewhere, if there had not been advance information that the attempt at a purge would result in humiliating disaster. lose the permit and be subjected to severe penalty besides. It is unfortunate that the only man the republicans have in sight who is big enough for the,-presidency is Hoover. The unreasoning prejudice aroused against him in the closing years of his presidency still exists and makes him unavailable as a candidate. But the tact remains that Hoover as a statesman towers above any man in the country save Cordell Hull, who, because he is also a real statesman, is no more available than Hoover, | Opinions of Editors Dutch's Super-Service yon run over a hose . . . No, it wasn't just carelessly left there . . . In the office it lets out a squeak or something to call an attendant . . . Some months ago the Rotarians had members arise and announce their respective lines for earning a living, and "Dick" raised a laugh by saying that he was ture. Every movie begun in Hoi lywood is a potential success, and •hits" time, -i , - th . e .X the reason that all are not is not because-, sufficient . t • • P le "ty ,., after paying among the "unemployed." Next time you enter the Misbach clothing emporium or 'the Barker drugstore, take a squint at the mysterious tilted mirrors hanging back of the partitions They're to let proprietors or Well Anyhow, Here's Hearty 'Congrats' to Bancroft The announcement that Bancroft is to receive a government grant to aid in pavement of its main street is in a sense gratifying. The town badly needs the improvement, which should have been made long ago. A Slogaa That's" Too True. Logan Observer'— Probably it was just youthful hum—or that suggested the motto.for that Texas school graduating , class, "WPA, Here We Come." Actually it' isn't very humorous; there is tragedy in it. Though doubtless intended to be only facetious, it does express a thought that today backgrounds the minds of altogether too many American youths. Outside Interference Besented. Humboldt Republican—lowans do not ap- But one cannot help wondering why the federal government should be piling deficit upon deficit and bonding not only us of today but our children, or grandchildren, and even our great-grandchildren for billions on billions, all to cover the cost of local improvements which are no part of the federal government's business. There may be sections of the country where it is necessary to make work, but are conditions in this county, or anywhere else in Iowa north of Des Moines, in that category? 'Can anyone who has lived, here a generation believe that the times here are now any worse than they have often been in the past? We have gone through like periods before, and we have always managed to clear them without government help. It is impossible to believe that we cannot still do so. Algoaa's paving was laid 25 years ago at the expense of adjoining property owners. This •writer has personal recollection that, with interest on deferred payments, it cost him some $600 to pave around his home corner lot. And the paving in front of, and along the side of, the Advance lot was painfully paid for out of his own pocket. Hundreds of other Algonians can tell like stories. What has come over this country.'anyhow, that the federal government has had to step in and subsidize all manner of local improvements? Can it be possible that the people be- preciate the interference from Washington in their own political affairs. Representatives and senators are elected by the people to voice their political views. If this isn't a correct appraisal then there shouldn't be a congress; the .president should pass the laws and have "Yes" judges such as Hugo Black hold them constitutional. clerks back, of the partitions know that a customer has entered . . . And let shoplifters take notice. The Emmetsburger who brings over and takes bqck;"star route" mail says that he has driven his .truck 90,000 nvfles, and it still rides on the original tires He ought to let the Let's Have Sense, Not Sentimentalism. Northwood Anchor—The writer has a letter from a friend who asks that it be not published. The friend gives In some detail his views on prese.nt day trends. One paragraph, however, needs giving to the reading public. He says: "In this ^policy of the government spending it seems that we should be less liberal and sentimental and more sensible and sound." That expresses a greet deal in a few' words. manufacturers of both .,truck and tires know about it ... They might,play up his record in "ads" and give him a new truck and tires . . . Fort Dodge has a contractor of some kind who is a former governor of a Russian province.".. It is hinted that he knows- about the murder of the Czar and family but won't talk. W. Earl Hall was a schoolboy at Jefferson and first got printer's ink on his fingers there . . . There is a saying among printers that once that happens the ink never wears off , , . Metaphorically it's been true in Earl's case This writer's too The reason the money, or talent has not been expended, but rather because, through directorship, handling of script or story, or because of the manner of piecing together the negative, something "missed fire." My quarrel with the producers today is directed specifically against such motion picture atrocities as Gold Diggers in Paris, one of the most conspicuous of the recent wash-outs. Here is an example of misplaced "everything"— talent, direction, pacing, mounting. I doubt if there is one person in a hundred who can say he enjoyed this picture. Starting on this premise, i. e. a picture on which there is a general agreement, as nearly as is possible in view of the human element, why will a company like Warner Brothers allow such unmitigated trash to come to the screen? If they did no more.than combine three or four musical "shorts"—including the Gold Digger chorus in'each,^ they' would certainly get infinitely better results than they 1 achieved when they undertook to weave a rambling, uninteresting plot into the musical' background. It irritates me to have talent and money indiscriminately wasted in a production'.which lacks everything that a musical comedy ought to have. •While Rudy Vallee can't act for sour apples, he is nevertheless a figure on the American radio, and .. stiff taxes. The Iowa income tax on the individual is not as fair as the federal income tax is, as it imposes the same rate of taxes upon the person with $5,000 net income increased in size it has picked up an almost unbelievable amount of dirt and graft, the latter ranging from petty cheating to outright swindling in the' miH'ions. BULLSNAKES AND PHEASANTS [Winterset Madisonian.] , Why will the ringnecked pheasant multiply in northern Iowa and as it does upon the person with an I not in tne southern part of the income of $100,000 or of $1,000,000. state? We used to hear that it was The federal individual income tax yields the government much local household recently,I mafi of the house tail | was without a regntai with which to find the i weight; but finally hit I idea of using his scale In \ tackle box. The babyi pounds! * * »« A local reporter a sheriff's oficc last week-l request. The boys there^ ing a good time. Theyb hair brush, and when i artist wasn't looking! the belt in liis rear i ping tag announcing t the "Fuller brush nm."' ter a few minutes on t and in stores the W ed to the office, where 1 ered.the. prank' rang and the party ml end wanted the "Me man." And was the ; si red! But never mid.' if f's crew will hear Irani * * *» Russ Waller seems toll more revenue from Iowa than the state individual income tax yields the state, yet the state tax Is the more burdensome of the two. If the Iowa legislature would enact a law along the lines of the federal law, so far as individual taxpayers are concerned, it would get more revenue and make it eas- because of lack of water, or lack of gravel, an essential in pheasant diet. J. W. OWara, local game warden, is authority for the statement that wild life students have decided that the bull snake is responsible for the destruction of pheasant eggs. "The bull snake," says Mr. O'Hara, "is an egg eater and will BU v »**wi \j iCT^ttUC aJlU ULU.IVU I U CU,O~ Jj «!!_•« * *t».i ier for the taxpayers to make out I dest . r ° y a11 blrd n « st6 that are built their returns. The Freeman-Journal could never understand why the legislature did not do that in the first place. Perhaps they wanted to show the people that they were smart enough to get up a system of their own without being copycats. But here is an-instance where the individual, .taxpayers would have appreciated it if the legislature had decided to "follow the leader." SWITCHING BACK TO G. 0. P. [Traer Star-Clipper.] If Polk county furnishes a fair on the ground, the pheasant included. Mr. OWara also states that the bull snake does not inhabit northern Iowa, and that the border line, or zone, for both hull snakes and the ringnecked pheasant pretty nearly coincide with the main line of the Northwestern railroad,- Knocking Easiness in the Head. Story City Herald-JNaivete! Better not try to pronounce that word. However, it correctly describes that bunch of office-holders in Washington—end many of their followers out here in the sticks—who think they can keep right on adding billions of dollars to the cost of business, in the way of assessments, taxes, fees, etc.—not to mention one regulation after the other—without eventually draining the business bucket dry. postoffice grounds haven't sprouted grass in this year of all years for growing is that Uncle Sam hasn't yet sent any seed • • • Too busy, disgruntled republicans say, minding other people's business to look after his own! , , . Don Dewel, home for a vacation from General Electric employ at Sehenectady, N. Y., says that if people out here want to see a real depression they ought to tour the eaat 'this summer' George Free, the .Garner ANALYZING PRIMARY RETURNS . [Webster City Freeman.] Democratic'' leaders of Iowa plaeed.their. goal .this year in getting 150,000 votes at'the primary, a gain of about 9,000 over two cample of political sentiment, ' years ago. But they did a little Iowa is likely to go republican this , better than that. With only a few year. As the deadline passed last I precincts missing, the democrats « v^ in ,P arty af - polled tblfi year tm senatorial ca-n~ iM V 6 v 0l > audltors of- dldates 167,797 votes against Hl,- fice, 180 persons had switched par- 372 in 1936. On the other hand ?t ft'.^!* 1 ' 152 £ ad Wed the "Publicans lost a few votes. they were becoming In 1936 the republicans cast 260,- y ty to dem ' 204 ' wnile a good time In ever it is that he ai newspaper men are The boys at his shop! card from him with « f big bar on one side. >™| other all that was r "Enough said." But 11 still thinks Iowa milk, beer, is best. « «* • The editor of this ( to sign his name at W column by spelling ^ I think that I Sadat 1 the chance as some one an - "1" at the end. please.) It doesn't seem as i! -were only a few days« always taken a few r hand for local » crackers really wan not even a cap f so far this year. only quiet before i The boys at'the^J der Joe Kelly are one heck of a t their reputation Yet U What Everybody Is Thinking. Knoxville Journal—Two Rockland county, N. Y., women who got out a petition demanding that Congress "reduce government expenses, oppose further pump priming, keep our children's future unmortgaged, and give us all a chance to save ourselves" were dumbfounded by the popular reaction to their action 1 . Within a few days the petition had 30,000 signatures, and the women- were deluged with inquiries and requests for copies. .druggist, telephoned Christmas greetings to Don-»collect! Dick Palmer brought up a funny old map of the United States the other day ... It was made in 1832 and is now 106 years old ... Handed down from great-gran'dad or somebody, it is protected under glass in an old- fashioned frame . . . The girls in the Advance off ice-tried to locate Iowa on it, but all they could identify was the eastward bend in the Mississippi between Dubuque and Davenport . . Everything below Oregon territory in the far west and southwest, including Texas, was foreign territory—'Mexico. That was a fine picture of Harvey Ingham the Upper Des Moines ran this week ... On September 8 be will be 80 ... His father WM born November 27, 1827 ... So the lives of father and eon together span more than a century . . . Grandfather Samuel Ingham was not so fortunate,... At only 24 he was thrown by a horse aftd. Wiled. he has a pleasing voice. Rosemary Lane, likewise, has pleasing voice and personality, and Hugh Herbert ts a comedian of known ability. Certainly no one can deny that the Gold Digger chorines have plenty of everything it takes in the line of pulchritude. And yet the picture is a bore from start to finish, the Scbnikelfritz hand notwithstanding, , The situation seems inexcusable. There shouldn't be so many poor pictures, with all-the • money and talent in the U. S. A. (reservations on the money, perhaps) available. Have we- become so surfeited with success that we think We can throw just anything together and make a successful picture? When I saw Mayerling in Minneapolis a few months ago I was struck by the emphasis on acting rather than on settings. Mayerling was a great picture because its two stars played their respective roles in masterful fashion, not because it was "stupendous, colossal, gigantic." I think we must get back to a little real acting, a little ability, a little real worth-whiteness in this country and forget all the "big," "colossal" things that have been buzzing around the bonnets of the Hollywood movie tycoons in the last few months. Simplicity is etlll one of the es- eutials of a good movie, and while a super-special may be permissible 251,561, with 16 precincts mlsfiing. Too Feu; Rich To Pay Debt The Poor Man is Already Paying Via Hidden Taxation Editorial Prom the Chicago Dally News, Mill be " "' come thtag'up again. » »j is in the south ano < a pile of fine gravel open wall the boys earn their keep. Bol handicap, they $ spick end spaa »« uml .:. taxes! To earn th^e taxes th fi f«n?«f 7> °v 5 in /raceaDle WWen work 34 daya! the family b re*uwinner . had to tax of $190 a year if he lives in New Yor£ For the pays 19 per cent = « £ words, if he works five day himsl himself and one day for the Roosevelt i to expound lurther be 8 ubj e ct ** poor ' ***** o, pay * ftn Average * 181 * **** u ** ltve " *l,000-a-ye*r a%u t ** M> In otlier ttr **** tor more » DU a«ftBt life: * S ° ** Then there's the f j adollarforanum He drew round one, that to win on U» impossible, save standing nwjr ing for 'that With both 'J local papers out « lor fi are swinging « brought to mml AlEona editors, were driving to style one tie' etc., were cute. Near St. ber of BO indignant an"d came home! Well, them!

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