Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on October 6, 1938 · Page 4
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BDITORIAL PAGE ff mtnta Afcmnw MA1TBR .. . i lce «t Uhder the Act of March 2, 1STO. TBRM8 OP SUBSCRIPTION ° unt y postofiiceu and bordering Armstrong, Bode. Brltt, Buffalo 1 * 1 ' Wnder, Elmore, Hardy, > W?; ermore ' Ottoson, Rake, Mnfrgted, Hodman. StlUon, West Bend, and Woden, . /«<"• ................................ W.50 •-Advance and Upper Des Molnea both to same address at any postofflce In Kossuth county or any neighboring po*to«lce named Jn No. t subscriptions fo; 1 within the county and 1988 OCTOBER 1938 8 M T W T F 8 •—Advance alone to all other postofflces year $2.50. *-Advance and Upper (Dea Moines both to same address at all postofflcea not excepted In No. 1, $4.W papers going- to points out-of-the-county points 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- scriptlona going to non- county points not named under No. 1 above will be discontinued without notice on« month after expiration of time paid for, If not renewed, but time for If requested In writing. year. The governor estimates' that agriculture id entitled to 30 per cent or the nation's income. '• ' It apparently Is now Iowa's turn to come is on the "share the wealth" programs advocated by Towneend, the f30-every-Thurs«tey scheme of the democratic gubernatorial candidate : in California, etc., for the LaFollette program is just adapted to Iowa, an agricultural state. But if farmers, or any other class, are to receive 30 per cent of the national income Via government pay-checks, all of us, including the farmers, will have to pay huge toll to build up the necessary fund, and how about that? HODGEPODGE trttoiw hi. ' Platform Ftwot* ns -fct. -*"-»-«_- - • •* • ••--'• •- *•• - - *-*• uifr-iittt k. i— _ ^^ ' -| 2 3 4 f> « ~, 8 9 10 11 12 18 14 16 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 28 24 25 26 27 28 2» 8081 payment will be extended The Things That Happened Last Week in Europe Many, many things took place last week. The conference In Munich will be pointed to by future historians as a turning point in world history. Without cloubl this was the high point of the dictatorships. Hitler and Mussolini, the two most powerful dictators, finally reached the limits of audacity. They found the democracies ready and willing to fight, if need be. But on a final last pica, and in a meeting, the dictators won out. But there is plenty of evidence that this will be the last time that compromise will be effective. In England, pacifist for decades, there was opposition to Chamberlain's course. There still is, though muffled by the clamor for Chainbo ^ain; yet powerful enough to cause the resignation of the man who would have commanded the fleet in war. In this country pacifism was losing rapidly. If war had come to Europe over the Czech question, it might have been oniy a matter of a year or two before we should have been in H head over heels. The world is turning away from pacifism. There will be another world war if that is the only way out. The world may turn towards militarism; it may turn toward conference; it may turn toward a super-state in Europe. It has now been demonstrated that great powers can meet around a table and iron out troubles, even at the expense of an unrepresented state. But it Is realized more fully now than evei tiiat Hitler and Mussolini will sometime have to be stopped. The delivery of the world to the meek is still far from fulfillment. England and France may have good reason to give in to Hitler, but it is assured that their humiliation will rankle in the hearts of Englishmen and Frenchmen and will be reflected more and more in the governments. Next time — and there will probably be another— Hitler will find a different kind of attitude, a willingness to fight which was lacking in this conference And what of Czechoslovakia? Dismembered impotent, shorn of the vestiges of a free country, Czechoslovakia becomes the classic example of the futility of treaties. The Czechs value the present four-power guarantee of their liberty at exactly nothing, Didn't they have a treaty with France and Russia to come to their aid, and wasn't that treaty disregarded in the present crisis Didn't France and Great Britain buy peace •with Czech territory? Didn't Poland and Hua gary slice off other chunks without a protest ?rom the Big Four? The embittered, disillus ioned Czechs now know what a treaty worth. For war seems postponed just a little time The ground swell of public opinion in disa'O' proval of the sell-out of the Czechs will be felt by every government — even German and Ital lan. Hitler will be forced to continue aggres done by his ego and the growing belief borne that he is invincible. England, France, Russia, the United States, other powers will continue to rush war preparations, though no enemy be named. Public opinion everywhere is swinging towards war because of the impotence of pacifism, 60 sadly demonstrated in this crisis. is Timely Topics Republicans are injecting a little humor into :lie Iowa campaign With-the formation of «a 'Kraschel for Auctione^^GlUb" recently.. nt Des Moines. If there's "^e, thing the demb^- crats can't stand, It's humbr.'!tft:.'their expense. \nd, confidentially, it ie believed that a con- iderable number of democrats will be glad to join the club sub rosa. Only in the United States did newspapers jrint completely the news of the Czech crisis. Duly' in this country .did' radio commentators nave full control of their words. In France and England a measure of freedom persisted, jut in Germany and Italy the press and radio ivere muzzled. No wonder, then that it was ;hiefly from this country that public opinion .vas developed. • What's this Davenport backfield star doing on Minnesota's football team?' Why isn't he attending one of Iowa's schools? What was the :ulce, if any, that the Minnesotaus paid? Is there still a little hocus-pocus among the big central western schools when it comes to in- iluencing which the potential football stare at- end? Some fans would like to know. Czechoslovakia gave a wonderful Illustration to the great powers of keeping its word. Withdrawal of Czech troops from the Sudeten was accomplished without even an • incident. And the Czechs kept their word, though sold down the river by friends whose word proved to be but a scrap of paper. In the news broadcasts H. R. Gross, ablest of them all, has freely let his opinion of .the events in Europe be known. Probably nine out of ten of his,'great audience-^far greater than ial because of universal interest in the European situation—thoroughly agrees with him. But there is food for sober reflection here: Should .editorializing via radio by government or anyone else ever be permitted? Senator Gillette frankly admits that "We have multiplied our government agencies beyond all conception.' 1 Many of the new agencies are necessary, he said; "many are not." AJ1 of whjch is something this newspaper, has for many moons been trying to drive home to its readers. Bureaucracy, if not stopped, will be the ruin of both state and nation. "Iowa," says the veteran Tom Purcell in his Hampton Chronicle, "didn't need any crop control program for its oats this year. The crop was away below average; yet oats are selling at 15c to 17c, lowest since 1932-33." And the Chronicle adds: "Now let Henry Wallace figure that out." Opinions of Editors Farm. Bureau as Whipping Boy. Logan Observer—Paul Mallon, recognized as one of the best posted of all Washington commentators on thing political, said recently that blame for the existing AAA law is being shoved back upon the American Farm Bureau Federation by the alibi-makers of the Rooss- velt-Wallace administration. Let's Stick to the Constitution. Anamoea Eureka—According- to the constitution Congress makes the laws, . the Supreme Court passes on their constitutionality, and the president enforces these laws. Any interference of any one of the three departments with any other department will place freedom a;id liberty in danger and in the end will lead to dictatorship. Definition of a Mugwump. Winterset Madisonian—The Webster City Freeman-Journal saye: "The, politician who can straddle the fence and carry water oj] both shoulders simultaneously is the' envy o) many others less gifted in acrobatic art. 1 Which reminds us of the up-to-date definition of that old political term mugwump. A mug- wump is a bird who sits on the fence, his mug on one side, and his wump on the other. Help! Help! at The Light and Power Plant is Kelly's Monument There need be no granite monument erected to the memory of Joe Kelly, for he will be re- taembered as long as the Algona light and power plant stands. The light and power plant was Joe, and Joe was the light and power plant—even to an extent undreamed of by most Algoniane. For Joe lived the plant. It was a vital, living, thing to him. Through his long years of work, worry, and courage, Algona has been bequeathed a plant free of debt, with a comfortable balance on hand, and the ability 10 produce current for all immediate future demands. Algona owes a debt to Joe Kelly which can never be paid. Even if Joe had lived to a ripe old age, it could not mave been paid, for lie was that type of man who gives without thought of return, and he worked for his owa satisfaction, not for pay, or praise, or power. The best Algona can do to honor Joe is to keep the light and power plant in the same up-to-date and perfect operating condition which was his joy and pride. In the End Would Farmers Be Better Off? Governor LaFollette, speaking at Des •Moinea last week-end suggested that the government pay farmers a monthly salary. To do this the governor would provide a federal stabilizing fund created by income taxes for distribution in monthly payments sufficient to insure every farmer his minimum in national weaJth production for the M'liat! Another Gas Tax Boost J Hampton Chronicle—P. F. Hopkins, of the nudeal Iowa Planning Board, has called 4 meeting of Iowa officials to consider a plan to get the legislature to'boost the gasoline tax one more cent. The people of Iowa 'are no'.v paying four cents gasoline tax, and we do noi believe they will be in the mood, of having another tax added to the present burden without a loud protest. There" ought to be reason even on a gas tax. Gosh, but Totes Come High. Traer Star-Clipper—A stream of fedsra cash, conservatively estimated to exceed tha of last year by 50 million dollars, is beginning to flow into Iowa to halt an economic "recession" which no longer exists, Richard Wilson the Des Moines Register's Washington corres pondent, reported from Washington, D. C. Sunday. Of course the millions flowing into Iowa. are not needed, but votes for the New Deal are needed. The Pot and the Kettle, £hi Webster City Freeman—Democratic partis ana have been making too much of a fuss ovei the fact that George A. Wilson, repblican can didate for governor, as attorney for life Insur ance companies did hie duty as a lawyer which duty required him to foreclose sonn farm mortgages. Likewise, republican par tiaans have been making too much of .a fus over the fact that the government found i necessary to foreclose' some' mortgages. Purges Don't Seem to Click. Knoxville Journal—The "purge" as an in strument of American politics does not seesn to be very effective. President Roosevelt's ef forts along that line resulted in a 90 per cen failure in the primaries. But his was not the only failure. John L. Lewis and his C. I. O also undertook to "purge". Congress by black listing 39 members and demanding their de feat. Result to date, 35 have been renonjin ateu, two defeated, and two are still in doubt Here's a Bepentont Editor. Northwood Anchor— JThis writer a few years ago was enthusiastically' in favor of a state sales tax on everything but food and clothing He foolishly believed that such a sales tax act ing as a replacement of heavy property taxes could and would be honestly administered bj state officials. What have we now? Heavie real estate taxes, a sales tax including tax on food and clothing, a state income tax, aud ft , , of hidden taxes too numerous to What nave we to exchange? A paltry reduo tion of real estate taxes applicable only persons who own such property and aily use it as a residence. to Forest Party Surged to Oppose Ail f HAT; SEW JUftkbo affected by the women, where all of the hair to put "upstairs" gives a frightened expression which is naive. It'also came into vogue at the time of trie French revolution with the ladles of the court, or (hat way the guillotine did not muse up he hair, (WE THING last week's war scare did was to force the crop of pretty-glrls-in- bathlng-sults Off the picture pages, and the men, in full war array, finally got a break. However, the bathing suits were muCh prettier. . < THAT NEW SONG, "Can You Pass In Love," till be'sadly eun'g -at Grlnnell^where there is drive against going-steady, and all that tuff. Seems the'authorities are determined o have one jolly party for the whole school, which will probably mean that no one ha$ a ood time. ***»*' • • A WEEK OR SO 'ago a man got mad about a 1 contributed article in an Algona newspaper. He had the opportunity of writing a letter telling those who had probably read the contributed article all about his side of the controversy, but he didn't take advantage of it. Here was a free publicity opportunity which an editor couldn't refuse, and he muffed it. * .*' *. !?•'*' PROM A PUBLICATION, boosting a New York hotel, the following is noted: "Dominee'ring mothers. and autocratic fa% ere blamed in part by Illinois psychiatrist for offsprings' alcoholism.—Alcoholic ward nursery rime: Paw' and Maw, ; The darned old demons, Gave their boy . Delirium tremens." Also in the same publication; appeared the ollowing very appropriate at-this-time rime: Dictator, dictator, dictator, dock, I'm running the country into hock By laying men and munitions in'stock To shoot it out at the auction block. *'*•*'•' MOSQUITOS ARE now making it tough foi the average human to get through the- dog days of Indian summer. The insects are not content with plaguing humanity out of doore but slip through screens and cause household- era no end of exercise trying to mow them down. ***** SO THE CUBS took the flag and started endeavors yesterday to do the same with the Yankees, of the big city. And the mid- western money, right or wrong, will probably be on the Cubs. There's juet eriougn of the country cousin about the people in this part of tbe country to hope them thai- Cubs can clean up on the city slickers. - * • * * * BOB FELLER, the speed king of baseball was tagged by a patrolman in Iowa City foi using epeed.on.the highway., Bob was let off with a talking to, and took it like he was iis lening to an umpire. . EYEN BEFORE the ink on the- four-powei treaty was dry Hitler broke it. He sent his men into Czechoslovakia witb full military equipment, when he promised to send them with only side arms. Monday 500 Czech troops retreating steadily as provided by the agree ment, were surrounded by Nazi troopers threatened with machine-guns, and then turn ed loose after being robbed of their equipment Some day there, will have to be a reckoning o accounts with Hitler. His agreements won' ptand up long enough for the statesmen to ge home. (Weekly News Letter of the towa Press association. The material •presented herein doefl not necessarily conform to the. editorial policy ot this paper.] Des Molnea, Sept. 26—On May 29 Governo'r Philip L. -La rolletts, of 'Wisconsin, launching his new Progressive party, now organized in Iowa, said:' '"We flatly oppose every form of coddling merlcan lose on or spoon-feeding the SO ITALY WILL let Toscanni come to the United States to direct the simp-iunny orchestras. The average American would hardly be excited over that, but just let some dictator try to hang onto Bing Cros' by, and see where he ende up at. • * * » • » •KRASCHEL SAID at Marshalltown Mon day: "If Iowa taxpayer during the past tw years had paid in full for all the public im provements, direct relief, and farm benefi payments the state received it would have cos two full tax bills in addition to the one paid. Don't worry, governor, we are now payin twice as much in taxes ae we did under repub iican regime, and you'll soon have us at tb three-times mark. . HITLER ENTERS Czechoslovakia as a conqueror. Pish and tush. Hitler didn't conquer the Czechs—England and France did that. job. EVENTS IN EUROPE will make it toug for the German "bund" a start in this country. in New York to so Tbe love of fair pla 'honesty in .promises ie not 'dead in thi country, and while we can't do much abou the situation in Europe, we can take a ban when some crackpot tries it'here. THEY SHOULD ban photographers at conventions. Bet the wives of those Legionnaires welcomed- (and how) ~by-pretty girle scantily clad in Los Angeles raised beck wltfe the said Legionnaires when they got home. « • • * • AN IDEA OF over-population (the baoi trouble in Europa) can. be gained by the fac that the Czechs have nearly twp million me. under arms. The Czech territory is little larg er than the state of Iowa, and the entire pop ulation of the state of Iowa ie only twp and half million, counting men, women, and cb.il dren. ***** BETTER ENJOY, the balmy weather, whll it's still with us. Wont be long now befor the"chin wind? will keep a. man busy shovel ing in the^coal and shoveling ojit the ashe while the rest of the family wants to why the bouse doesn't warm up.—D. B. p. people—whether relief—whether It it be armors or workers—whether it oe usiness. or industry." But this week the new Iowa Pi'o- ressive party stood pledged to alse the ' old 1 age pension / load, in Owa by what conservative esti- ates say would be at least 1,000 er cent in dollars and cents! Apparently the La Follette words 'ere not in the 1 minds of the Iowa latform writers when they prom- sed $45 a month to ALL persons ver 65 in place of the average 22.10 a month (now being paid to ficlal sources . uch aged as are In need of it. ANSWER— OTES— most of them concealed In chase prices of goods. One fact to be kept in mind In the pension* 1 .dlacuaai*n Is" that while Iowa pay* 43,662 pension* the national social security boaed says ttart'lf every fowim oVtr- 6(F were pensioned 'there would be 217,415 on the list! MATHEMATICS- Using simple arithmetic to get at what the pension-promisors do not tell, |45 a month multiplied by 217,415 proposed recipients IB- hold your breath!—i|9,783,6TC a month or $117,404,000 a year! This figure would Increase by an | d "4'p"j n pur- JOY party, Mil .dttutofaUi realise that Had the F»rmer4.aborltes obtained 2,600 Democratic votes for in -1986 gov«rh6r now', would be a For, come 8 £"X&* n their hearts •JAMMS- , ' .Democrat kralchel and Repub lican Wilson have come ,to grips n . "no wc %>"*** hoard " I " ISH - J «st with the use, of funds. (But butter tariff-derived .continues to and fiecn on'the tariff lWiie, witaon claim-'haT 1 ^:^.. 8 ^ 1 '"' ing that farmers are losing under reciprocal agreements, Kraschel denying It and pointing to butter purchases by the dairy products marketing association, partially. relief, ami,' get nmrrled, h supporting, i 0 " estimated 73 per cent the total of ALL filiation in Iowa .for all "pur-i poses from drainage ditches to governor's salary and Including all educational, courthouse, statehouse, county, and state institutional expense, etc. The arithmetic is by this column, but all figures were taken from of- ELECTHHr— '•':,..:. ',..;,';.,'.;. ' Absorbing to political "minds as The new party's 'pension plea ould be less important were not he higher-ups of the major parties ecoming increasingly impressed with the way in which pension- romisers n other states have been ble to get votes. There is,the California!! nomin- ted on a • $30-a-month pension jledge, and there were repeated re- 'orts 'in the "purge" primaries that >ther pension-pledgers ng well. were far- In 'Colorado, such a pension plan actually was enacted, and its proponents praised it, even after the state was unable, by using all means of taxation, to pay the $45 a month. In Iowa, the answer to the progressive party plank lies in tlie fact that impartial observers give :hem no chance to win. The deduction is that the pension plan is a "bait" to take such pens- Ion votes as can be enticed away from the established parties. meetings have been shoved ahead a New October 3, with educational meetings for committees and coun- y agents following from October 0 to Octpber 20. y . • . The skeptical point to the«e AA\ confabs financed by AAA cash, and j IILLIONS— Thus a check on the progressive promises shows no quibbling about spending.the taxpayers' millions. Iowa now pays 43,652 pensioners $964,000 a month. Half of this is paid in sales arid income taxes by 'owans, including both those who do not receive pensions and those who do .(all pay.the sales tax). The qther half is paid by lowans, n -the long run, in federal taxes, ALSO— Incidental effects include a fight with the Farmer-iflbor party for lowa.s. left-wing votea, the t ten denoy of such a fight to boost the 'total third-party voting, the demo cratic fear that progressive booms in Iowa this fall will principally nip the democratic vote and migh •elect a republican slate. No one, of course, can say tha third parties get definite percent ages of'their-vote from either ma Therefore, be It wit, thu supervisors »m ">l a "y relief to ^t m •»J Pies until they at least u year" "Well, "WOl'l'V '"Phn \\ * " 5I egards the' farm vote Is. the 'No- are not tiie whole* °'' ember 8 election. Last year coun- y AAA committees were elected in mid-November, but this year *"«r*Yl 1 1 the e ? th at „ there'!** Demo [Webster City viui««-uw »•••**•••**•*••« «. rf -_».-._ VU v» r •»••» i j. uuiiv; vjlllllOn inrtl rH timed just before the election, I President Roosevelt), rtr - . .,:• ,„ .•.__. •,...-.__., l when everybody will be talking politics. Administrators do not deny, simply ignore the implication', claiming only that it is done to speed.up the program this year because it. did not get under way till late last year. SO. NO. NO— Office holders deny.it; but new.-.- rneii have a suspicion or two that they are trying to make headlines just before the campaign .hits the home stretch. Examples: governor —announces several- programs Involving state cash for certain 'localities; attorney general — lists bureau of investigation crime- smashing accomplishments; auditor—announces Iowa has spent $429,000,000 on . 'primary roads since enactment of primary law 20 yean-svago-j .tax board—distributes t^$5;821,000 homestead -tax aid. iar voters Storms on The Checkers Auditor of State Gives Views on the .Long Counts [Eagle Grove Eagle.] The state-wide protest against the long count audits by State Auditor Storms' checkers is at last getting the attention of Mr. Storms, who alone is responsible for the high-jacking some of his che3kers are.giving some of the Iowa communities. Apparently Storms is not going to do anything.about it Himself. He says that the auditors should be paid by the otate from the general state levy, and the burden removed from the local taxing bodies. Under, that system, he believes, his auditors could spend their winter and summer vacations in some delightful Iowa city, and there would .be no protest, because "the state would be paying the 'bill/' Storms reiterated his previous opinion that the state . auditor's office should be plaited under civil service in order to permit the building up of a staff of trained accountants. Thus . it IB seen that Storms v hae no intention of .taking c?.re of the situation himself. Putting these officious checkers in the civil .seryice would.', give them life-time opportunities to'' continue their looting and their inefficient service. Says Mr. Storms: Sometimes the cost of a satisfactory audit will be more than a small school district can afford to pay. The expense of the audit Is paid through the tax levy eventually anyway, and it makes little differnce to the taxpayer 'whether the bill comes through the state levy or the local levies. Several county and school officials have suggested, and I favor, the placing of examiners on straight salary and the payment of the andit rx- pense by the state. Then a comprehensive audit could be made where needed without danger of putting an nn.lno burden on the local government Algona has refused to nay for the long count audit bill for $1,066. Clarion has refused to pay $1,800 for its recent audit, in which the auditors overlooked a small item of $1,000 which any high school sophomore bookkeeping student would have found at once. The taxpayers of Iowa surely do not want the present checker .outfit on the pay roll perrnar nently. If we must take care of them, then; as we have already suggested, there are always ,the ] relief rolls. We will not'let them.'starve, But we do object to the costly gang!being kept in luxury at the rate of $20 a day and keep.. vote. Hence if the w held today, and the lint mate arc correct, ular majority wouldTel against a little more tali 000 in 1036. The one southern voter u which may be an indication the president Is "Sure, I'm for Roosevelt'i approve of his telling IB J vote in our own elections, not for everything that']. done. But he has tbebeit of the country at heart,ailj nobody I'd rather hare' White House right now," J velt has 47 per centollb)'] New England,'53 in the i lantic, 51 in East West central,. 67 in thtj 64 in the west. CALIFORNIA PES m>!)s<cr City' If that ?30 a week i before in a reissue of Born To goes Into effect in Call Dance at the Iowa, and he hasn't i lions of persons 50 yi changed technique .a bit,'which is who are unemployed n something to his. credit. to get into California. •The plot is so simple that It'they will have to remain j scarcely bears repeating in these astute columns. James, son of a college president, marries a nightclub entertainer and brings -his bride to a rather straight-laced tiome. Incidents occur before he has an opportunity to make his rash deed known, and all manner of complications, ariee. As so often happens, the most laugable situations are difficult to jot dowh on paper, and.allwe can say is, if you missed it you: missed a darn good show. «' , • THE MOVIES ByT.H,c. BICH BOY, POOB GIBL— There is some about this picture, disagreement some folks claiming it isn't worth a darn, others that it clicks. And Tin among the'latter, believe it or not. This brings to light one of the strange phenomena of the cinema —the "implausible" element, sometimes a serious defect in the enjoyment ' of motion pictures, at other times the seasoning which makes photoplays "click." After I had laughed at and thoroughly enjoyed Rich Boy, Poor Girl, ;I suddenly realized that it had one of the most' 1 improbable plots I have" seen' in 'month's; '.-'The introduction of the hero (Robert Young) into the middle-claw^ family of which the heroine -' (Ruth Hussey) was a member, and the gradual winning over of this family by said TWO. is a most improbable fancy, opufc, the action is so furious, the situations go real and poignant, that the general plot- idea is forgotten in enjoyment of the whole, This Hussey gal is 9, newcomer to the screen, insofar as my memory goes. She is ineffective only once,or twice^-when sh« assumes a rather forced dramatic attitude But a s a whole she is natural, con- xl^clng. really flu ite charming. And, Robert Young is at his best in the< comedy scenes, as, for example, wjien he tries to get in & nights rest on a worn-out iavea- port or day-bed. All of us who haye attempted-that fenpiassiWe fe£t can sympathize with him in Ma battle vith broken-dQW9 cushions. and uncomfortable woee the Lew Ayres, with his uncombed hair, registers heavily again, this time as exponent of the middle class»~their woe CT"*?, 011 *' thelr »"*»«. I think he duplicates his great perfprm- Seh- » v°£ day 2 Uh a h 't roTe ?n Rich, Boy, Poor Girl. A competent fWPO'-tojr cast, including 0$ Kibbee and Sarah Padden, adds greatly to the effectiveness of the ± W 5 « • ««£ how impossible he Plot is; it's how deftly the whole Is pieced together. Here's a hot; spicy • (with liberal dashes of carefree follows the French farce a Plent of Innuendoes, plenty of ra lve9 excellent ac' rom both stand- ' I'll cp Stewart lad. about hUn. j'm. (He «... W WE BABE YOU T0 SEE—•'•'• We have often' commented on the somewhat dizzy stunts which both producers and exhibitors ' perpetrate on jnnocent customers. Latest exhibit is a recent advertisement in the Des Moines Register of the. "Family" -theatre which says, "We Dare You to See—Dracula. Starring Bela Lugosi, and Frankenstein Starring Karloff— Can You Take It?" , As if, double features were not. enough, here's an exhibitor who not only "dares" to show a double feature but selects the two moat horrible pictures ever filmed, then brazenly asks his customers, "Can state long enough to 1 zens, but while they i they can go on relief. doeen't collapse the eta that within five years will be the most populoiiij the union. * But Maybe He! [Knoxville Express,! While the Chambi' conference seemed entli able, there is no record (I premier climbed the f part he said: "God Adolf! Let's always I you take It"? Ye gods—isn't that something? Can you, in your wildest imagination, visualize your feelings after sitting through two such horror- pictjiires? Can you imagine yourself entering this sort, of a; horror d ' derby end giving .'your system ji real jazzing? ' nervous ,, this, may be 'a big drawing twin nerve-shocke*; ' * feature,' this I think it's the limit. TOO HOT TO HAJTDLE- Hollywood fell into the usual trapr with ihfo one. After- scaring a sensational success .in'^Ftttt-PHot the producers assumed that the ural," eo hurried to grind out in-other picture with "these popular stars. 'What Hollywood overlooked'-was that It takes more Jhan Just twp stars to make a picture, Too Jiot 10 Handle starts out promisingly enough, with plenty of action (but which in itself te a fa.tal error, since it te usually impossible * to susta n such a high tempo) by showing newsreel shot* in, China, and of a burning ship; then- it fails to end in as real! ner. In fact, the laet 1 picture, supposedly ior South America, a«:| ably banal. Beside*, chatter and confusion ingly wearing on the .POT Test Pilot begins by if .stage, clearing the plot I; introducing the cast Too Hot To Handle bedlam and ends tiiei cult to keep the con! ests in their place, and Loy are simply lost In nt| plot and action. WE'RE GOING TO BEl "I went oa a movie i day by taking in a a> the Iowa in addition to >. Hot to Handle at the Men Tarzan Escapes I need*" •The critics have al« aplenty—the concensus < being that the ape gl«f convincing performance. "•'In.-We're Going to »_ Oracle Fields actress) ly c quality of «tr Wblcb proves that, wier "in* re8t And in ments.-has "by the tail." that Hollywood is ti* We're Going to Be * hot stuff in the BtH doubt its P°P ul . ft V5 tot try. It simply fails ». does some fine afijf and Victor contributes ?ic-acting; but »e- h pointing, and i Jtcrpss the street for! at the vivacious Did YOB Get VourS/!g Q0yer»»MJirt'.8 Bxpendituresj^ J- Hughes, the National has tewed

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