Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on September 22, 1938 · Page 10
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EDITORIAL PAGE Koeotttb <£<mtttj? THURSDAY, •NTOSRBD AS SECOND GLASS MATTER DE- eember ?", IMS, at the postofflce at Algona, Iowa, under the Act of March 2, 1879. T33RMS OF SUBSCRIPTION t— To Kossuth county postoftlces and bordering poetorflces at Armstrong; Bode, Brltt, FMffalo Center. Cowlth, Cylinder, Elmore, Hardy, Hutchlns, Llvermore, Ottoscn, Rake, Rlnssted, Stllson, West Bend, and Woden, Hodman, year _. ...... _. ....... __ ..... _ ....... . t— AdvanCto and Upper Des Molnes both to same address at any postofflce In Kossuth county or any neighboring postofflce named In No. 1, year ..... ___________ ........ __ ........ $2.50 I— Advance alone to all other postof floes year $2.60. 4 — Advance and Upper Des Moines both to same address at all postofflces not excepted In No. 1, year ___________________ ...... __ ........ $4.00 ALL subscriptions fp, - papers going to points within the county and out-of-the-county points ----1988 S M SEPT. 1<>38 T W T F S 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 renewed, but time for payment will be extended If requested In writing. 1 2 :{ 4 6 C 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 21 25 2« 27 28 2!) SO — The Question Is—Who's to Be the Goat? Newspaper headlines Saturday said sacrifices would have to be madb if war was averted in Europe. British diplomats were given as authority for the statement. It's a good guess that the sacrificing will not liave to be done by England. And the Czecks are not anxious to be the goat of European diplomacy given in sacrifice to the war sod Hitler. The Czecks say .if they're going to die, they'll do their dying with tlieir boots on and fall face to the enemy. Of course in this country we hope Great Britain will stick out its neck and give the Hitlerites a drubbing. Prance is somewhat in the same predicament, and Russia is probably enjoying the discomfort of the capitalistic na- doing you a real favor by letting you in on (hat bargain. But if your scrip dollar was brand new and shiny how much would this smart fellow allow you on it? He wouldn't even talk to you. If he accepted it he would have to buy $1.04 worth of stamps for the privilege of paying you $1 in cash. He would be out the dollar ho save you plus $1.04—he thus would lose $2.04 on the deal. He wouldn't even need to he half-smart to tell you where to go with a proposition like that. So here you are. You have $30 In scrip. Your merchant won't take it. You bank won't take it. Nobody else will take it. By Thursday night >ou will have to buy 60 cents worth of stamps to keep something good that won't be tmy good afterwards anyway. Your common sense would by this time be telling you a few tilings about a goof who would take such n liability. Timely Topics That two-per cent "voluntary" contribution to the democratic campaign fund among state workers in a certain department, reported last week-end in the Register smells. Wonder wh it the democrats would have said about such business in the republican era? The democratic state government has yet to deny that there are three times as many em- ployes on the state's payrolls now a's there were when Turner was governor. Wonder what has happened, to the bill for HODGEPODGE Webster—A stew of various Ingredients; a mixture. THIS WOULD be an ideal time to start plans for that new hotel, and it is rumored a number of the local citizens with money lying around idle, are worried enough about the market situation to loosen up on stock purchases. Algona is a good enough town, far enough from towns having good hotel facilities to be entitled to the best. The addition to the present hotel, touted for some years, has evidently fallen through. LEAVES 03T THE MAPLE trees are beginning to change color. Here it is the 21st day in September. The year is nearly three-quarters spent, and It's less than -TOO days, till Christmas. Fall is in the air, and nights are cool. On football fields the unceasing drill for the season's games haa started. Summer's things have been put away—the tennis rackets, the shorts, the slacks, the bathing suits. ***** SOON IT WILL BE time for the new cars to be announced, making your present model .lust a year older and more ancient looking. -Many a wife's campaign for a new fur coat is now in the do-or-die stages. The wind rustles in the corn field, shaking dry brown leaves •.vhlch were green not so long ago. 'The rattle THE MOVIES ByT. H.C. the state checkers' work in Algona - that! 7, , , 7 *° °" g ag °' The rattie S1.000 "long count"? Algona to still waiting! C °' belllg dum l )ed -'"to basement windows to hear, but the silence is intense. It will I is ' a sain a familiar sound, and chimneys now probably not be broken till after November 8. | bear a crest of wavering smoke. 1 Everybody seems to agree that 'Hitler needs far the "please don't" attitude of the doesn't seem to ^, •--« .„.. ,...ni. became of the famous roar of the British lion? So far everyone scheduled to be purged has won out. Seems as if the other boys facing a primary scrap would plead with the head of the democratic party to put them on the purge list so they can be sure of being nominated. All of the Hoover depression stories are now circulating, but the name is slightly different (—it's Roosevelt who is the butt of the joke- i sters. smacking down. Everybody also seems agreed' So ' il ^ reported, Gov. Kraschel wanted the that now is the time to do the ob before Hit- iLaFoUettes to Uly of£ this vear . and that now is the time to do the job before Hitler becomes more powerful. And everybody sent , ., • i " "•"• i;u"m ue uone. Ana Jjatollpttp pomp agreed that someone else should do the job. jnght back with the announcement he was : i coming into Iowa. Is Kraschel getting a little !ll«\i«iT*-»n«1 ° The Pension Scheme and the Poor Goof The American Medical Association Saturday I adopted a "poor man's" medical program designed to aid the poor in obtaining proper ^ttfif^lf^r,^ j-.^,..— mi. ... . _ i."!.*" - medlcal care - T »e conclusion 8 * the average A ' Probably The reason pension schemes such as the one advanced by Downey, democratic senatorial j wouldn't have given a tinker's hoo " "Yi' nominee in California, will not work lies in I Poor man if the federal government hadn't the common sense of the people, even those used tlle b 'S stick. That consideration would who loudly praise such schemes h . ave been left to the kindness and mercy of the average doctor. Doctors as individuals ruv kind and charitable, but the A. M. A. as an organization has been too dictatorial in re<*i- menting the profession. The Downey plan is based on scrip, on each dollar of which a two-cent tax stamp must be affixed each Thursday. It sounds all right on its face. It sounds like people would spend the money quickly to escape the tax stamp payment. Advocates say it will circulate rapidly. But, will it? If you were a merchant in California and the scheme were adopted would you accept the scrip at face value? Maybe you would at first. But as you learned wisdom you would-, n't take it. Why? As a merchant you must buy goods for re- Opinions of Editors Thinkers are Barred. Mason City Globe-Gazette—What Mr. Roosevelt said m effect was that he didn't want any unauthorized thinking on the party of anybody wearing the democratic label. A Perfectly lovely Fight. Knoxville Journal—Of course the republican can sale. These goods must be paid for in cash, P? rty is both interested and entertained by the Let's Cut the Comedy. Eagle Grove Eagle—Our road to permanent recovery is just the same road England is tak- ,mg. We must throw overboard the fantastic unworkable spending mania, and get down to basic principles. Are Xo 1'axpayers Republican; Traer Star-Clipper—The president accuses Senator Tydings of running on republican money. Well, the New Deal candidates are running on the taxpayers' money—four and a half billions of it. - -- —•-— %*«v-«»- wi*u citi,ci tail, <md you must sell them to get the money to i f NeW Deal - aemocrQ tic dog fight now going on buy more goods to sell. Maybe you would sell'"••-- C ° C0afit ' H ° W COUld U be othel " out your present stock of merchandise, accepting scrip. Then you would order more, but when the time came for payment to the wholesaler, jobber, or manufacturer, you found that he wanted his payment in cash — not strip. This would not be because the wholesaler disliked scrip, but because the wholeealer is dealing with firms outside of California to whom the scrip is valueless because it would not circulate (and his supply sources in turn demand cash which will circulate all over the country.) Then you, as a merchant, would wake up and demand cash from your customers. If they protested, as they would, you would te'.l tiiem you had to pay for merchandise with cash, and the only scrip you could use would be enough to pay your taxes. You might bo able to pay your employes half in scrip—providing they would take it, but that would cover only a minor part of your business expense. You and every other merchant would therefore refuse scrip and demand cash. If you were a person over 55 and received the $30 in scrip every Thursday what would you do with it? You couldn't take it to a bank, because the bank couldn't accept it. Why? Simply because you and everybody else would demand cash from the bank, and not accept scrip. If the bank accepted scrip and gave you cash, what would happen to the bank each Thursday? The bank would be stuck for two cents on each dollar's worth of scrip it held. If it held $100,000 worth that would be $2,000 in cash, etc. The scrip, instead of being valuable to the bank would become a liability each Thursday. You wouldn't like to be a banker under such •••- ••»= -<v M~HC w uc a uiciaior witn ms circumstances, but you would be as far a s' demand that con erese yield to his will. His your own scrip is concerned. Why? Because!?"5!.^, hls pa , rty W . U1 re ? ult m a 8 P»t Party Even Senators Have Trouble. Nashua Reporter: When the average man gets a government check he visualizes it as a gift from Uncle Sam and doesn't stop to consider that it is borrowed money and that he or his children will have to help pay it back. War Definitely Xot Wanted. Decorah Public Opinion—The people of this country would approve cessation of diplomatic and business relations with any aggressor nation, but there is no desire in the United States to go farther than that. The dire consequences to us of our participation in the World war are too fresh in the minds of all. When the Well Goes Dry. Marshalltown Times-Republican — The inevitable is happening. Secretary Morgenthau is faced with the necessity of borrowing more than a billion dollars to meet current government expenses and to take care of obligations soon to fall due. Necessarily the limit of government credit will be reached gome day Then what? Perl«h the Thought! Humboldt Republican—It is hard to reconcile President Roosevelt's repeated declaration that.he has no desire to be a dictator with his you couldn't get rid of it to mechant, your banker, or anyone else who was half smart. You would have to hold It, and you would be stuck two cents on each dollar's worth each Thursday. If you found others who would accept it you would find that they would figure how long they might have to hold it, aud discount it. Supposing the scrip dollar you held had 50 cents tax stamps affixed to it. How much would it be worth to you? You would have to attach 54 cents worth of stamps in additiou'to the 50 cents worth to make it redeemable by the state at the end of the year. In other words, to get back that 50 cents someone spent for stamps you would have to spend 54 cents. If you wanted to spend it with a fellow who was smart, he might allow you 46 cents top the scrip dollar even though it had 50 cents in stamps attached. Why? -Because $1 less the 5* cents he would have to pay to make that dollar good equals 46 cents, and he would be than that, it will show the American people that the man really does want to dictate the policies of the nation. No number of denials will ease the public mind. Too Many Paroles Given? Northwood Anchor—The writer notes that some more persons on trial for serious offenses ranging from automobile drunken driving up through theft and rape to manslaughter have been freed by juries or paroled by district judges. It is as true now as it was many years ago when Herbert Spencer said it, that the ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools." Hire Charley McCarthy. Waukon Republican and Standard—If Roosevelt is going to dictate and control the votes of every member of congress, let's save all of their salaries, all of their expense money (20c per mile) and all of the other expense of run- would lose and have to take their heels off of shifting f at-top desks, and go to -work. ' "••• THK BAIIY IS OFF to school-gosh, no longei a baby, but half grown. Wonder what these youngsters think of those who still think they're young. At that stage persons in their thirties appear so terribly old. It's downright alarming when credited by youth with being well-preserved and strong for such an old person. But that fourth grade business is a 'start. Soon it'll be the 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, and then high school! And there's another readying to follow the footsteps of the first! ***.** HOW TRUE THAT SLOGAK-Tlme Marches On. But there is still plenty of life left, and uygolly the long white whiskers are still a dark stubble on those days when laziness passes over the shave till another day. There'.3 still Indian summer, with beguiling breezes, long trailing spider thread like langorous thought drifting on the wind, coming from nowhere and headed for nowhere. * * * * • THKBE'S A HOT WHY the early 40's are so dangerous. Life runs strong—at its peak. With experience to base on and old taboos disappeared it's easy to run amuck—particularly when it's necessary to prove to oneself that he^ just as good as he ever was. ***"*• • j •• ' BUT ENOUGH of all that. There's still In- oian summer, and Thanksgiving, and Christ- riiOs yet to come. • • * • • -MUSSOLINI URGED a plebesite for the down-trodden Sudetans in a speech at Trieste. Now Mussi, old boy, just what kind of a plebesite did you give the downtrodden in Ethiopia? And how about Trieste, once part of Austria-Hungary— did these people get a plebesite? ***** A PHILADELPHIA MAN was given a 30- cay jail sentence for biting off a cat's tail. There's a wistful wish to see the man. Anybody who could bite off a cafe tail and come cut with a nose, eyes, and lips, to say nothing of hearing altogether instead of being torn to shreds, after such a bput would be worth seeing. * ***** AT HAMPTON IS a man who sent $1900 to a radio chapel pastor, at Mason City. Action has been started to provide a guardianship for the man, who it is alleged, is a religious fanatic as a result of listening to the programs. Radio will have to learn some day that there is a certain responsibility for programs, and, just as newspapers have done, eliminate the chaff from the good in accepting advertising and news. CAttEFRKE— There has always been some doubt in my mind as to Astalre'and Rogers's best picture, but there Isn't a shadow of doubt as to their worst—it's Carefree, their current picture shown at the Call Sunday and Monday. Not that there aren't moments of real class in Carefree —but they are few and far between—and the story Is so ridiculously weak that the clever footwork of the two stars is almost lost in the shuffle. This is the danger In starring two people in a series of pictures. There must always come a lame duck. And Carefree scarcely wobbles at times. Ginger and Fred dance divinely together, the former seeming to have become perfectly matched with her Illustrious partner. But oh! that plot — even a high school senior could concoct something more reasonable or palatable. Fred dances one extremely clever solo number using golf sticks and balls for stooges and it is easily the high light of the show. Ginger wears the most gosh-awful dresses it has ever been the misfortune of a ready-to-wear man to see. There is no excuse for selecting such an atrocious wardrobe for so charming a femme. After all, clothes should enhance the beauty of the feminine form divine —when it positively insults it, it's time to make a change in the wardrobe designer. The music of Carefree is from the talented pen of Irving Berlin and while it Is tuneful and melodious it lacks the inspiration of an Alexander's Ragtime Band. This is a curious thing—that in the whole picture there is not one really "whistlable" tune. Hardly a musical production but that has at least one hit melody. Carefree starts out weakly and ends even feebler—establishing the fact that it takes more than two stars and u setting to produce a motion picture. Spawn of the North— I didn't wait for the bloody, climactic finish of Spawn of the th—JI was too ^^^o^l out from , ,.„« tuc . the struggles which ensued during aspects. AT SPENCEK A MAN spoke against a proposed WPA project. Advocates had pointed out that 45 per cent of the sum aeked would be given by the government and it would be a .iimme to pas s it up. The opponent said why not let the 45 per cent go rather than spend 55 per cent to get 45. (And that 55 per cent comes right where it hurts.) If the project is necessary there's some merit to the WPA. Otherwise not. But that Spencer man was on the right track for many, many projects. ' • * • • • WONDER HOW MANY at the Field day saw the Algonian wade right into the water after her hat which had blown off. . Said to have ruined a *7-50 pair of shoes and socks for a 11.50 hat. Teh! Teh! And a man with wading boots standing right near-by wistfully .reproached her for not asking him to be of service. • • » • • LE'FS SEE, wasn't it Roosevelt who repeated indignantly that he wasn't going to interfere with any state primary, and bigosh it was the nasty republicans who said he would, etc., etc. Must have been a couple of other fellows conducting the purge which didn't purge, * * » » • AGAIN IOWA UNIYKRSm'S football publicity predicts a wining team. The pub» licity department there muet be like the democratic purge committee — wine no matter who loses. Hope for the best for Iowa this year—the team has one of the toughest schedules in the country, and besides will have all the wise-crackere casting slurs. * * * * » ''.'•• WONDER IF THE . - ' — — *• »**«**• V*^^'***'^ Wi A UU Bjug coflgi'ese, and just close up shop and run " v«"«««i» •*• +•«*« j»«ifli»«»v*fl. looiRiHi the country from the White House. Still, this coaches had much trouble this year chasing "WOUld Dfi difficult ton Yk^naiian 4-e\ 'tv\ d * ' •"•—-T- n^m 1 ^^«? , , water * ad —!). the earlier reels of the picture. There was something strangely unreal about this story of the salmon Industry In Alaska — unreal because as a rule pictures of this type keep me on the edge of the seat In breathless anticipation. This super-colossal spectacle wasn't In a class with Spell of the Yukon which I saw on a double bill a few weeks ago. It's a funny thing how some of these supposedly "groat" pictures go haywire— the bigger the cast, the greater the sweep, the more lost in detail the director becomes. Some of .the best acting in I Spawn of the North is contributed i by the trained seal who really has a etar-part and gpes through his antics with a zest and enthusiasm which puts many of the human actors to shame. Henry Fonda is hopelessly cast as the man who finally conquers the wily old Russian fish-pirate (Aklm Tamtrpff), although'George Raft Is more true to type. •Glamorous Dorothy Lamour discards her sarong for a tight-fitting sweater with about the same net results; the gal Tins n fetching figure and despite her constant protestations seems not averse to dis- nlaying it in the most alluring dress. I was most disappointed In the outdoor shots of the great northwest. There are some spectacular iceberg shots, but I fancy that much much of this footage is cleverly faked, and again, the Yukon picture is infinitely richer in natural scenery. The fight between Raft and the government men is inexcusably bloody. There is no necessity for presenting tragic death in such a gory fashion—spears penetrating abdomens or hatchets splitting skulls—these are details which add nothing to the enjoyment of a picture nor enhance the artistic quality of the film. Yes, I was disappointed in Spawn of the North because as a rule I enjoy pictures of this type. Twenty A CAtlNIVAlj had been planned for Algona, but wdtnen had circulated a petition against It, and had got 800 names, ott the ground that It was both ihimOral and had gambling devices. The petition was presented to Judge D. F. Coyle at Humboldt, and he Issued an injunction against operation In Algona. Later a revised Injunction permitted operation but prohibited gambling, liquor, and vice shows. The carnival wa« expected to sue for damages. A number of Algon& business men had to put up a bond. * * * * COWAN & HERMAN had begun erection of a .new front for the Chrlschllles & Herbst Store. W. W. MATTLIN, soldier at Fort Sam Houston, Tex., had written of having had to go after a deserter from the army. The man was caught, returned to camp, and later sentenced to 30 years at Fort Leavenworth. Desertion In wartime Is a heavy offense. . * * * * A HURT FARM of 20 acres'^ adjoining the town limits had been ! sold at $400 an acre, or about $8,000 for the tract. Those were | high times vln the real estate mar- ,ket. .* * * » I here. te^S J ." M John Momv P . n ' H ' isc»?««i (was good. " c "" I JJMMIK NBvV,; ^ /ad" that wodk i h «iJ lwn " Soln R „„! o V 7 Sl "8U .work his r,.,' 7 biisi!," ,lhe war lUlndurl »*R Page 1 MA JO It 1! A o ten from Franco (h , should contribute $ «, of an nmi>uia nc( , ,' lhe P ] 'urt in !lct io n "» * TWO HUNDRED and ninety- I nine Kossuth "selects" had left for army training at Camp Gordon, Ga. I • * * * * j LEWIS MILLER, hired man for 'Andrew Godfredson, then near < Bancroft, had been killed when the Godfredson car ran off the road and was upset in a race between Mr. Godfredson (In a Studebaker), 'and Charles Johnson In a Chalmers. The race had been called off once, because of opposition by the sheriff, but was later held secretly, on a 4-mile road near Swea City. Mr. Godfredson was injured, but not seriously. A coroner's jury found that Miller came to his death as a result of the accident. The county attorney ' was planning prosecution for holding the race. DR. L. W. FOX „. impassible story like % £ sent to £anct ithis they assume almost ridiculous " O ritns ' * lance he expected few a People Pay For Postoffices Gillette Rebuked for Picturing Government as Donor [From the Rock Rapids Reporter.] "This beautiful building is the ffift of a generous government. It is a distinct privilege to belong to such a government — one that Is able to take care of all future needs/* Baloney and poppycock! Much as we admire Senator Gillette, the above statement made at the dedication services for the new post office here, is completely false, and Gillette knows it. The government is not "giving us" anything. We are taxpayers just as much as any other citizens of the United States, and any money that was paid for the building of the postoffice here, came from the money we as taxpayers have paid the government. The government did not give us anything. We paid our own way. And another thing, Mr. Gillette: we do not "belong" to any govern- ment — the government belongs to us. It will take more than two democratic victories at the polls to change that. You must remember, Mr. . Gillette, that you represent the people of Iowa in helping to run the federal government — our government — you do not represent the federal government In telling us what to do and how gracious the government is in spending our money to build us a new postoffice. The people of Iowa like you, Mr. Gillette, and will continue to like you unless you throw in with the gang that s o recently tried to chop off your political head and adopt their attitude, viz., that we, the common people, are chattels of the government, or preach on the munificence of the federal government in giving us a postoffice. 'Mr. Gillette, don't be that way YOU know SO much hottoi-l * * * * 'LIEUT. EARL WILLSON had been married to a Clear Lake girl at Des Moines. He then left with the army for the east and overseas. * * * * MRS. GEO. W. GODFREY, daughtei 1 of Mr. and Mrs. L. - N. Thorpe, had died, following an operation-at a Des Moines hospital, and funeral services were held Why Gov. Tlurner Is For'Dick. 9 [Iridlanola Record.] One of the phenomena of politics is that men will sincerely differ with one another in one campaign, while later they will find themselves, under changed- issues, working side by side like brothers. They mav on ends „,.,,. the | sought, -yet differ widely, to as be to Panning the Long Counts What the Weekly Newspapers Say About the Checkers last week that the state checkers had put in a hill for $1,048 for auditing the town's books late last winter. According to the Advance the general fund at Algona amounted to $5,100. On that basis the taxpayers of the tpwn paid one dollar of every five in their general fund to find out whether their officials had stolen anything or made any mistakes. Other reports of a similar tenor are coming in 'from towns and cities as well as from other taxing districts over the state. The Herald is told that checkers in a Northwest Kossuth school district last year put in a bill for $180 for a few days' work. Taxpayers later compared notes among themselves, and since then have spread the story abroad, •It appears the burden for this condition rests largely in the office of State Auditor Storms at Des Moines. These checkers aie appointees of hi^ office. The politically-wise ere saying the existing state administration, trying to find as many .places for job-holders as possible, has used the auditor's office liberally. Given carte blanche, these'checkers are grabbing off all they can while the grabbing is good. Plainly graft and incompetence are rife. An-unconsciounable horde of thieves, scoundrels, and nincompoops has* fastened itself upon us. Maybe the people of Iowa eventually will become aroused and maybe they will not. A main street cynic in Swea City last week said, "The more you can steal from the government, the smarter you are!" [Eagle -drove Eagle,] * The average Iowa weekly will have 50 to. 7.5..ex.qh.anfes. The Eagle has around 100, representing all parts of the ."state. By running through his'exchanges every week an editor keep$ .posted on what other communities are doing, what they are thinking and talking about. Editorial comments keep the people informed. For instance, last spring the Algona Advance uncovered'the "long count' audit by Auditor Storms' officious checkers. The Advance carried an 8-coluom banner story on it, with editorial comment. Then comes our friend, Mr. Neargard [checker], and his $8.50 bill here for "repairs" [broken, glasses], an,d *'" Ea&l? began to ehoot the - - reading these comments in papers with which we do not exchange, began to cony What was eaid aud add their own experiences. So by this time, we believe, there is not a community in the state which does not know about about these long-count audits. So long as press and pulpit are fl l ee - J»«t as long will the misdeeds of public officials be revealed to PressSVo^fcK-^ Third For President [New Hampton Tribune.] i^°9 >ft ^ ank Mur P h y. of Michigan, Jr » 8> °£° n ° rthe ™ Michigan democrats he believed we must draft President Roosevelt for a £SS term, because the New Deal must g M ' ^ urely there m «st be other New Dealers who would make it tw^prm by G ^ eorge WasWngton^f two terms and out, Much as we believe in Franklin D. RooSSvX we are sure he will die some day, r ul « is .<> nc e broken, even ., Coolidge, or Hoover omn M office. No, we miuit ««* break this precedent* We believe the vast majority of'citizens art anybody m ° re """ tW ° *&• ™ IE. J. FeullBg, MQmer 8 t»to M1DDLK •"-* fi»M«.M44£ th&t .. « v *v.f 4 me New Deal ha« el In Bed politically' m that section of the country n has been la the ae- ucuitural districts. In thn ^niL ssg^^-srs i'^ff^'S^? and frieads of these uu thin* 6 rWral dtetrict «' does wi b»1K^VS?u!rftfco^n? iy *"^^&^w Such, is the situation between Senator Dickinson and former Gov- past. Yet, when it comes. to fundamental iasuee. issues that involve the principles of the American « eminent, as opposed to centraliza- ,^^5^^, :F-.ft.*-saa ,French trains. Uy «< j i WORD HAD BBPN. Hurt and in A' (D. L., or "Mini •' ""' "" McDonaU,, i ( \ v ; s0 ;»n avintion C0l .p fl| hads Jte|| iSsoTSr^^-f \*3£?IJ£™ , the battle front in .or high nricp'; cim „ ,T"? ''oronc'^ofS.SlJ il only three and many^inlf^^ In only small quantities R. H. GUDE*R?A*N'had unJi Camp Gordon, Ga., and ha home to tell of vaccine arms and back. SOLDIERS IN VUANCE'J prohibited from telling t | tion, but. the restriction lifted for some camps. A BIG VIPON*D*hog sale aged $334 a head, with ft Matern, aud Kraschel (ttepta governor), as auctioneers cl Murtagh was clerk. ALGON1ANS Vei'e mm \ sugar consumption, and a'J system was used, so that on!;i pounds a month could be soldi person. ' ' KOSSUTH BANKS we* tising that they were retei honor overdraft checks, onp |from the state. Purge Is (/n4 , U'i [Webster City Frwmu,] The Freeman has tell thttfl ident Roosevelt, is making i mistakes in trying to democratic voters to (only senators who are 1W«| 'cent New Dealers. The] i aroused much opposition byi ling against the ator George 'by •Georgia and some of bismoiilj supporters are predicting'! i George will be nominated djjj Ith ~ " nolitician s ,h politicians, the venal subservience Senator Dickinson most nearly represented his views, and voluntarily enlisted in the senator's support. "I don't owe yon a thing," the governor 8«ld to the senator, "but I know there are certain thlngK subversive of good government and free govern, ment Unit you will fight to the last ditch; therefore, I'm for yon." Hundreds of thousands of Iowa voters are feeling'the same way. And Senator Dickinson has exhibited a whole-hearted disposition to ravor a progressive, tonetructlve republican program. • • While some die-hard republicans have cast slant eyes on the farm- Plank of the. state platform as liable to scare the sacred tariff cow, Senator Dickinson' said it was sood, that it embraced the McNary^ Haugen principle for which he fought -through two sessions of congress, only to have it scotched by vetoes, n«m ick , lnso ? te goin * lnto W 8 campaign like the Dickinson of oiu, keyed (x> the fight for an even break for agriculture — and he doesn't believe it is necessary to surrender our American form of governmen^ in order to get it. low* ^ocrats of Georgia are '.generally in sympathy »tfj -.Roosevelt program,' but ratty| they resent interference l~~ I outside. Here is I Atlanta Journal: | /'Great is the I tlge, and great the ! which Georgians hold him I suredly he cannot do their I r* [Webster <% to CTC. 537 in fn 7 i<& g \ B ? l i ne *»• *• ^e state m 1937, At 3c a gallon that me»n» e I gallon ' ^ ouw prodiice , hence in addition to the received veh , wllon - vehlcje owners paid f 19,232,in gasoline taxes These ... Georgia and j long run, the best Interest«J noble cause of which Iloocevelt is the noblel TWO EYESORES IN [J. A. SehwarU f» to,| . ' FentonHeporter.] As we were sitting on tte* house lawn Monday afternooiil ing a little time with samjt other quill-pushers, someWI marked he couldn't <">«w| why the charred structure.«| old Call theatre bad »»' standing there, sticking oul sore thumb among the oiw] business fronts. Before tr some two years ago tnia. housed one of the f inert M northern Iowa, 'but since has been nothing but wf And while I am on the." eyesores, the old ing. is nothing to bras i 'OUR EXTRAVAGANT I ' MUST [Albla The federal year wilt spend ?67 woman, and child n the means that $67 will *•«*,, taxes, or borrowed, ior «™«fl son in the land. It ow - ^ per person will be wHMJJj the -regular channels 01 ww the illle of storekeeper* , pockets of farmers W« * M 2 over the nation. W«"J« means that once «•*•«"' ment -will spend more for out of toe in Iowa ' 111 350 QM M $* amounted , to ofVaflSJ^H 05 * « r »» d to**? vlwni 3l667 pal( * ' b y Io *a Jsoto* venicie owners la'1937 Of course motorists driving through «W S Mid some of these gaiK tSH m«ire%3H$i 1* 4 *.*,?» 1. * »-l. £fi other two or three added to the to Ow u«*«* '* cpminej fWJfm vjfTTT " l-*-i«» JjUCV?-.- &&« i 5<>?vgi ftttffi^SSr *B^P- ^^ *^ ^ ttn.*t thf* flip* "^ ber.

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