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BDITOftlAL PAGE K000tt*!» (tatmig SVtomnce •NtRBRED AS SECOND (OLA3& MATTE'R DH. eetnbef ?' M 1908, at the postoifice at Algonfc, Iowa, under the Act of March 2, 1879. TI3RMS OP SUBSCniPTlON t-To Kosstrth' county postoftlces and bordering postofflces at Armstrong, Bode, Brltt, IF-iffalo Center, Corwlth, Cylinder, Elmers, Hardy, Hutchlns, Llvermore, Ottoson, Rake, Rlnffsted, Rodman. Stllson, West Bend, and . Woden, year ________________________________ $1.50 I— Advance and Upper Des Molnes both to same address at any postofClce In Kossuth county or any neighboring postofflce named (n No. 1, year ___________________________________ $2.50 I— Advance alone to all other postofflces year $2.50. 4— Advance and tipper Des Molnes both to same address at all postofflces not excepted In No. 1, year __________ u _____ ......... ___________ $4.00 ALiL subscriptions fci- papers going to points Within the county and out-of-the-county points under No. 1 are considered 1038 — DECEMBER named above continuing subscriptions to be discontinued only on notice from subscribers or at publisher's discretion. Sub- 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 reciuested In writing. S M T W T F S 123 4 5 « 7 8 J) 10 11 12 13 14 15 10 17 18 19 20 21 22 28 21 25 20 27 28 29 30 81 \\5Jiy Landon Broadcast the Message from Lima •The International Conference at Lima, Peru, of nations of the western hemisphere has served to draw attetntion to South America and correct some popular misconceptions concerning its location on the globe with reference to other continents, particularly our own and Europe. In a recent conversation between two friends, one of them, already tired of winter, remarked that he wished he were four or five miles straight south, somewhere in South America, where it is now spring. It was all tight to wish he were in South America, but if lie had on some magic carpet been transported straight south he would have found himself in exceeding damp quarters, in fact in water to the income of all the people in the sum of eighty billions. We have never had an 80-bllllott income It. this coiintry. The best 1939 will do Is 64 billions, and 1939 will not do better than 70 billions, even If It Is a prosperous year. Whenever the talk turns on the budget and the deficits this 80-blllion alibi is sprung. It doesn'tf seem to occur to anyone that the outgo needs to be reduced to arrive at a balanc-J en the basis of the income we have, not merely the income hoped for. This in fact, was once Mr. Roosevelt's Idea. The deficits began under Hoover. In the 1932 campaign Mr. Roosevelt made much of them, and definitely and repeatedly promised to end ihem in case of his election. "For three long years," snld Mr. lloos- crelt in one well remembered campaign speech, "I have been wing up and down this country preaching that government costs too much ... I shall not stop that preaching." In the same address 1 , or another, Mr. Roose- ivelt made a definite pledge to cut government expenditures 25 per cent, as many radio listeners will recall. Savagely he criticised Hoover for looseness in government finance. Yet the fact now is that federal deficits under Roosevelt have put the puny Hoover record to shame. When the question of resumption of specie payments was up in the 70's Senator Sherman, in a remark that has become historic, said, "The way to resume is to resume." Similariy the way to balance the budget is to balance It, not on the basis of some income that the country may have at some fu'ture time, but on the basis of what we have now. Any other scheme is just plain "phony." some miles deep. For Timely Topics Lord knows, this newspaper has never had much time for Kras'chel since he came here in wartime to help bamboozle farmers Into buying thousand-dollar hogs. But it's something else to see any man kicked when he's down, so a little sympathy for him as the Demo powers that be attempt to boot him out of party councils is not out of place. though we are accustomed to think of The state executive council South America as south of the United States the fact is that the bulk of that continent is Wegmaii's attorney's fee for passed young payment, but Comptroller Murtagh held it up and Attorney- east of its North American twin. If one were j General Mitchell sustained him. "By this one . , ,. . .. n,,., .,!act, says the Clarion Monitor, "Murtagh saved to draw a line from the north pole to the south (Uxpaye * s one . haW his salary '... Wor ? h noth . pole passing through Washington, D. C., it i ng) j n this 'connection, is that Murtagh DECEMBER HODGEPODGE Webster— A stow of t«rld« 1«- Rredlents; • mixture. would go through Lima, though that capital is- on the west coast of South America. Careless of geography, we commonly think of Chili and the Argentine as directly south of us, but as a matter of fact they are a long way east of even Washington. One gets surprising confirmation of this on discovery that it is 2 oclock in the afternoon at Rio De Janeiro when it is noon at New York City. Yet there is only an hour's difference between our Iowa time and New York's. As a writer in the Christian Science Monitor points out, Rio Is 1707 miles east of New York City, or about the AlTt MAN AKD HIS DEN. 1 "When we're married, dear, can I have room of my own?" "Why yes, you darling. You can have a room that I won't even put a thing in, just for your very own." II "Now, honey, this Is a nice house, but don't you think it's too small? There's no place for my den." "Well, I suppose you're right, but this kitchen Is just divine. However, you must have your den." HI "Now dear, don't get so excited. Just as soon as you get that raise we'll get a bigger home and you can have your old den." IV "Now you can have your den in this room. We can shut the door and people won't see in when they come." T "Dear, would you mind much if we kept the baby carriage In the den. We could take that old rocking chair out, and it's in the way anyway . . . .Don't shout so! You can keep that chair if you feel that way about It. All I was trying to do was keep your 1 home bright and cheery for you." YI "Don't go shouting around the house like that just because you stepped ^on the baby's ball. Why, everybody falls down, but to hear you yell a body'd think you were half killed. Heavens, we must have somewhere to put the baby's toys! We just can't have them in the middle of the front room." ?n » "When the chidlren are grown up you can have your den back. You're too busy anyway to use it, and all you have there anyway is a lot of old pipes that smell up the house, and those old guns and junk around. A body'd think you been brought up in a barn. I can't keep things neat and nice with all that stuff around the house." Yin "What a pretty wedding, but I always feel so sad when one of the youngsters leaves us, and she was the last. I hope you didn't mind my crying a little bit. You know your gray FENTON PAIR, WED 25 YEARS, PARTY Fenton, Des. 28— Mr. ami MM. THE MO;VIES By t, M. C, HKAKT OP TUB JfOittlt- Thls little technicolor gem la not to be confused with Its super-col- osal brother, Spawn of the Nortn, (although In this critic's humble— and probably misguided •— judg- > *" j , . . _«»i._£l,»_i «A i**« ^ 1<1V ,_, — „ ----- . Paul Cornelius were honored at a i' ment the present production rates surprise party Wednesday evening • . ••tars'- above the nYore surprise party ,, . .by 75 neighbors and friends called to help celebrate their silver wedding anniversary. The honored couple were presented with a 26- piece set of silverware. Attending were the August Chris- .publicized picture. ion Brown and the North was only halt of « double feature program at the New Call Ihe other half being Joe E. Brown's latest contribution to the silver .screen. 1 have even forgoten the ,name of that conglomeration of .South American fantasy. But the ifofgettulness matters little. Joe •was neither better nor lift WHK5 with conslderabl ,store ""l? 30 ^ .foil lor worse than., the1mn y°r, Police Chief ' u u •* ,„. .usual, and a 1'arge and enthuslas-!f ne11 "card a droning nn I have spoken much about color tloy audjence roare «l approval to' transport plane in th. ,or late. May I add a few further (the | ugUDr i ot , 8 proceedings. So I'll. and tfa e next thing h rL remarks? Obligingly draw my semlJbald head mo «l ul to made a grac.fJn J It seems now definitely an estab- lth , h , ftrd sh<s ,, ftnd let u on his noso and sct t 0 ™ ' a »' _i t *_—i. i.i.n* tntt t-nA ntvar TPP.n- ,..*•» final T>nnnY..n l - u WOrk 1 north The deep Bertl Berkelands, Gene to catch In {he delicate stad- Raymond MardickB, Emil of Orem- such to enthrall the spectator. True, these northern woods stor- HORROR ORGY— This Is the week you can give your >cause .feature which Is breaking all box .office records throughout the country, Dracul'a and Frankenstein, Is shal j s the week you can give months, was recowrin K ' spine a flock of chills, ba-|verslty hosniLvh ,' ngatth8 thnt super-horr6r double week-end, after Cll ,holding forth at the loWa. I corn- North Is no exception. There'Dented on this when It was being the ever-present struggle '^J* %•»»?»" Und ° r ^ ies are all the same, and Heart of Jiowmg r • tnen * ed mers, Fred Fesslers, Elmer Lees 1 , A. J. Kennedys, Marvin Pierces, Mrs. Myrtle Boltnott and family, and tile JOhn IVerDerS. „„-„ nv»« nv nr nrno^nf ctfrircrfflO .auuwu til *-ma iwvmco uuuui tll« A large cake was baked by Mrs. to even the e ver-present struggle n hM ., c& Y T k Fred Fessler, which was beautiful- ,of two men on the edge of a preci * ly decorated, and was presented jj^ujt to^te^ldj^ "^ ^.^^ ^^ these side-facts fade into .inslgnl-'.the publrc with a dl'stlnct threat— .flcance when the sheer beauty of ,can you sit for two or three hours, moved a bolt Raymond's stuffed it to the couple,. CO Sfe S p"eSl%"°nea7ollB ( came iplne studded landscapes breaks up- hnmn A week aeo Thursday to on the vision. ° thrchrlsfmas holidays with | Men with Wings, the last pre- color film, only proved that BASKET BALL WHIPPED AT CO Pert Othei hone an Pertl. Otneis nome are Ore- iproducers should sttek to the north- .ments Indicate, but you are u v yer, Tuesday, from Des Moines; and Winston Kerber, William Hantelman, Saturday from Concordla, St. Paul. Gerald Wayne Cody, ern Woods country—for the pre- .sent, at least. Some Interiors film .presumably glued ,to your seat and see two of the most horrible things „ . —.ever filmed? You arn't supposed ^ ,Y ,' f c ' 2 °- Tll e Mi to enjoy yourself, so the advertise- vTii* a mtlci)(!n(1 «nt bu -am, won a double-header k Tho Thnr S dayoven,n, *» the Amer Cody home, came Satur- ay from Augustana Academy, of anton, S. D., for a three weeks acation. ,ed to treat (?) yourself,to the mad- wildest, most horrible double' of cinema fare ever offered gorgeous outdoor shots; but, .the unsuspecting public. Only In of .somehow, for a prolonged session, .this case, the public is not unsus- ' .there isn't anything that that ap-|,T>ecting but realizes what It is in VlctoV Schnelling, .well in color, and Robin Hood had . 1 onor of the baptism of their .Canadian mounted police high- mall daughter, Glennls Jean. The lighted many a scene, while burst- you go with the Idea that it's a lot fn ponsors were Marion Finnestad, '.. ing flames and terrific explosions:of hooey you'get thru the perform-;^ fayne FinneBtad, Ruth Randa, of jarred nerve-racked customers ance very nicely, but if you rea'l- mmetsburg, and Percy Randa, of from seats. And'tis said that War-.i.ly take it seriously, it almost cme Demo state official against whom no pub-|j, air makes you look real distinguished when distance N. D. from New York city to Bismarck, All this is interesting, and it is educational to know it, but someone may raise the question, Of what practical use is the knowledge, aside from geography and navigation? The answer is that it has a most important bearing on international politics, particularly the interests of this country in South America, and not in trade only, but vitally as regards the Monroe Doctrine, by which we are bound to (resist any encroachment on territory in the lie complaint has ever been leveled. The state supreme court has tightened rules for admission to the bar. This was following jthe example of the doctors, the dentists, etc. It is possible to defend such action in argument, but sometimes one wonders what all this clamping down of opportunity to enter the professions means for poor boys. Were re- of the old way so bad as to require it? Some of the newspapers are referring to the Herring-Birmingham assault on Kraschel as an attempt at a "purge." That's not only a striking way to put it, but an epithet that calls for reflection on the part of democrats who want to keep the party united in Iowa. The high command in this state seems to be in dire need of a few doses of hard sense. If the G. O. P. is hard put to it to find a 1940 prospect big enough for the presidency, how about the Demos? The conservatives don't want Roosevelt, and anyhow it's becoming evi- that Roosevelt doesn't plan to run. But you get dresse'd up. Anyway, now you can have that den you've always wanted . . . What! You don't want it! You've gotten used to not having one! Well! I like that! After all these years that I've slaved to make a home for you, and when I try to do something for you all you do is say you don't want it! Why, I've called that room 'the den' ever since we moved in!" lingsted. unborn Girl in Visit— Ruth Espe, of Sanborn, Minn., isited frien'dg here Thursday and Iso attended the Epworth League lay, Bolts and Nuts, which was resented Wednesday and Thursay nights at the high school gymnasium. Friday Herschel Hartman and Hadley Bailey drove to sanborn, Ruth returning home with them. The boys visited till iunday afternoon. western hemisphere by any country eastern hemisphere. in the if not F. R., then who? Which is almost as much of a brain puzzler for Demos as the G. 0. P. faces. But the G. O. P. does have one advantage: it doesn't have to pick a colorless middle-of-the-roader to avoid a party split. Whatever reservations some republicans may ntertaiu concerning Governor Landon's evident admiration of Roosevelt policies in general, they are with him in his declaration at !,ima that this government stands unreservedly behind the Monroe Doctrine no .matter what party is in power. The Hitlers and tha Mussolinis might as well understand that first as last. Employers might as well get ready to sigh resignedly as they pay another new tax. The latest scheme for amendment of the Security act contemplates financing jointly by employers, employes, and the government—the latter a new partner. Which, of course, bolls down to a new burden for employers (a tax "going" as well as "coming," as it were), since the em- ployes will escape practically all of the government's share. If Earl G. Miller, secretary of state-elect, For, strange as it may seem, South America is only a matter of 1500 miles from Africa, and Buenos Aires, a metropolis only second in population to New York City and Chicago, is actually two days nearer Germany (for example) by present steamship routings than New York City. Even by air one can leave Berlin 'and reach Buenos Aires quicker than frora. New York City. When these facts are pondered one gets a rew appreciation of 'why Germany (again for example) seeks penetration in South America; of the difficulties due to geography (not tc mention temperamental differences between 'Anglo-Saxons and Latins) which our diplomats and our commerce face in contact with the countries of that vast continent; of the opportunity which proximity affords to aggressive nations of the Old World to challenge supremacy of our influence and trade in South tisanship when demonstrated public interest is America, and insidiously to effect what amounts to colonization; of the stupendous iburden we assumed in the Monroe Doctrine; and, finally, of our need of a navy able to defend that Doctrine. So it is no mere love feast that is going on at Lima. On the contrary deadly issues are at stake; the future of South America is in balance, in some degree our own future as well. We are endeavoring to save the Americas for democracy. We are opposed by calculating .and powerful Old World influences, and we oven labor under the handicap of Latin American suspicion, particularly Mexican and Ar- gentinian. In this situation it is of the greatest importance that both South America and the rest of the world understand that when we say "Hands Off!" we mean it and will enforce if. Thus there was high reason, vastly more than met the casual eye in newspaper announcements, why Governor Laiidon was chosen to broadcast that message. That reason was to let the world know again that in foreign affairs there is only one party in this country, and that party is to a man behind the government. imagined that his exhibition of partisanship in selection of a new highway patrol chief would draw plaudits from state republican newspapers he must have been astonished by the result, condemnation having been practically universal. The episode has shown that even the most diehard editors can rise above par- involved. While you are keeping an eye on Governor Lehman as the Demo "white hope" in 1940—in case F. R. keeps out—you might now and then cast the other eye on Champ Clark's son, senior senator from the Show Me state. There's speculation that Garner may back him. What poetic justice if Champ Clark's son became president. Champ himself, you recall, was euchered out of all but sure nomination when Bryan turned it to Wilson in 1912. Opinions of Editors The Family Fight Among the Demos. Knoxville Journal — Governor Kraschel's !:ruggle to maintain a position of leadership raong the New Dealers promises to become extremely interesting as the months go by. The other crowd, led by Playboy Herring, seems to have all the chips in the game, but tne Goverrfor is resourceful and daring. The Alibi for Failure to Balance the Budget According to the United States News, estimated federal outgo for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1939, will far exceed estimated income and full ten years of deficits will be rounded out. Needed for a balanced budget, that is, for income from taxation equaling outgo, is a national income of 80 billions, meaning the totals of the incomes of all the people. In other •words existing taxation would yield enough reveixue to equal the outgo if it were applied Blind Voting in Primaries. Red Oak Express—The primary system as now constituted does not offer a solution to 'true democracy. Too many peopje are compelled to vote blindly for candidates. Out of the hodgepodge of two to six candidates for each nomination in the primary, the fortunate nominee more than often owes his selection to luck than merit. It is the result of "blind" voting. Why Dues the Depression Hang On? Northwood Anchor—Why is it that until less than six years ago this country never had a fo-called depression which did not soon right .itself? Men looking for work took jobs at the wages offered and gradually went on from there to better jobs. Now employers are hedged about with so, many restrictions, so jaany 'don'ts," that in' self-defense they may have to abolish many small jobs which at least afforded livings to persons who many, many times were graduated to better jobs. Something is radically wrong and millions believe the difficulty lies in Washington, D. C. AND IT'S A PLEASURE to say "Merry Christmas" because we live in these United States. We may have a merry Christmas without thought that in so doing we may be anti- Aryan and liable to be packed off to some concentration camp. ***** AND SO WE COME toward the end of another year. Only a few days till Christmas Seven more to New Year's day. What bright hopes there were a year ago. What bright hopes for 1939 will there be in a few days. It is mankind's greatest gift to be able to continue hopiing—to feel that each New Year may be better than the one just ending, no mattei the struggle. May it always be so. ***** Sam held her hand and she hel'd hiz'n, And then they hugged and went to kiz'n. They did not know that her Dad had riz'n Madder than hops and simply siz'n And really, tiz'n right to liz'n But Sam got hiz'n and went out whiz'n. —Oklahoma Ed. ***** AT A TOWN NOT TOO far from Algona, •< contributor (and a devout parishioner) writes the parish congregation was amused by th< slip of the tongue of the Rev. Father who wa admonishing his flock concerning a practid that had grown up, of calling the school by hi name, and said: "This school is not m; school; it's for you and your children, not fo mine!" ***** IT COSTS 25 CENTS to attract a world' fair visitor to New York, and the visitor Is ex pected to spend on an average of $100 durin the time he is there. The return from this ad vertising is certainly big. ***** WHAT WITH A BANK robbery at Whittemore, a big fire at Fenton, and other newsworthy events, Kossuth county skidded into daily headlines with a whoop this last weekend. An'd mistletoe day comes Friday! "WANTED—A WIFE. Must be over 65 and and drawing a pension"—said an advertisement in the Taylorville, 111., newspaper. The advertiser is in the 70's and was drawing a pension. Let the government feather the nest. ***** CONGRESS AND IOWA'S legislature go into session soon after the first of the year. They'll be composed of more republicans than during the past six years. However, the average business man doesn't hope for much improvement in the laws they write. ***** THAT MAN LANDON, you remember, who ran against Roosevelt in 1936, is making name for himself, and is far from the limbo to which unsuccessful candidates are sent. His actions in the American conference are giving him a national stature, and his name is spoken with favor by both parties. ***** ALL THAT PUBLICITY failed to get a .proaches pine's, lakes, and blue for when tickets are bought. .skies. So I got a thrill out oft Well, I'll drop In and take a Heart of the North which I seldom Whirl as this myself. Maybe I'll antlsm Dinner •Mr. and Mrs. ntertained at Lloyd diner Finnestad Sunday in and was an easy ,, cm for the locals. The loeSI took the floor after the ( High scorers for Q were C. Long and Shipman, a™, S"^JJ ndHaMon «»Wtt .experience in productions. black and white .experiment on my poung .son, aged ,12, and see whether I can deter- The cast Is incidental, although mine the effect of such a combl- ' .the bright red jackets of the Royal patlon on an adolescent mind. He ,tellB me the klda tell him that if « r. i .,,,„,,:, "^ ga ? e ™> b ]° u * Travelers," an ™ Ko3 eoud ylinder. Dinner guests were the |,ner Bros, had to dump 1500 pounds ohn Finnestad family Mr. and .of blue dye Into the lake to obtain [rs. Ole Randa and son Perry, of .the color desired for the technl- ylinder, and Adella Homan, of .color effects. Well, even so, it wrecks ou. wi_L.i,n.s uu. 'safe lead, whli So perhaps, my noble experiment out th wouldn't help much, since I would ,j n fl ° f . are Thin Elk, Part Wolf, a.. The Hybrids took the s tip-off and went down for a basket, and other followed, putting them I they held throi In the final quarter the uiiuu uc nuic LU uciciiuiuo i u. juol, went fill n 5'pnrlnir onroo •was worth every dollar of the cost, what form a mind Julian would at- with n =rm-« nf »n IR r I am loath to add that Heart of .tend. * wltn a lSCOle o£ Entertained at Whitteniore— The Allan Bellinger family, Fenon, and the Simon Weber family, nd the A. W. Behnkes, both of ALL OVER IOWA KILLED BY AUTOS last week: equal to any future needs. WHEN SECRETARY of Robert O'Brian purchased a $1,136 car recently, the comptroller's office would not pay thojslaim till the executive council had okay- Barracks were high for Con with 16 and 36 points respect* and Walking Bull and Yellow! were high for the Indians. ed it, owing to a ruling that state • new Independents Plan a B. B. Tourney CorwithNextWi at Near Rossie, Clay county, Robert autos sna11 not cost more than Corwith, Dec . 20-Supt, MPi-Pdith 41 brother Mnv qs ! ?90 °- 'However, the council ap- Gehrt and L. D. Sanders, mam meieaun, ij, oioinei, max, .«,j proved the c i alm last week> after of the Mullins Hybrids, are w Rossie farmers, In cross-roads col- Auditor Storms advised that the ing on plans for the promotion! killed W. T.|$900 limit ruling did not apply, to the second annual indepenili hsion which also Spurlock, 62, Linn Grove, in the elective officials, other o.car . . . South of OttumW«, _ .-- - , ume* ^,vc*t • . < kJUUlLI. LTI. WLLUllLYV^lf Whittemore, were guests at Fredij onn T Jonnson Agency farmer, McWherter's, Whittemore, Sunday | struck by car ... Near ictor ivening. Mrs, McWherter, was brought home from a hospital n Des Moines after a very serious peration, Is recovering rapidly. Surprised on Birthday— Mrs. Harlan Gaard was pleasantly surprised a week ago Tuesday Basil when Mr. and Mrs. Jacobson, of Emmetsburg, struck by car ... Near Victor, Iowa county, Roy Housman, grain elevator man, train-auto crash , . Near Dubuque, Jerry Callahan, LAST WEEK TUESDAY a . basketball tournament, which i i bo held at the local gymnasium| Cen- the Christmas vacation, Dec< terville man lost $30 to gypsies; 27-30. Only a few teams have i Wednesday, a Belmond man was booked, as yet, but there are t taken for the same amount by, sup- good independent teams in posedly, the same gang; and section, and there will be 1 22, car upset on curve . . . West of Thursday the same thing happened trouble in getting the Cherokee, Donald Lauerman, 21, to a Stuart man. Maybe it's aivold number of eight teams. A L Sioux City, another upset on curve gypsy custom, and again, maybe a tion of trophies has been parcl . At Lake Mills, Robert Newby, 12, struck on way from school On No. 161 , , . . v i n and M*. and Mrs. Carol Knapp, of.*?™ " »«« m ° naS ' Cylinder, helped celebrate her >irthday anniversary. After a social evening lunch brought by the uests was served. las Leg Cast Removed— Mrs. Allan Bellinger and small daughter Kathleen went to Iowa Earl Bolsinger, 46, disabled world war veteran, car skidded off highway and overturned Near Union Millis, Mahasna county, Mrs. Edw. Whaley, 43, What Cheer, car driven by daughter ran off highway, upset . . . Near Pocahontas, gypsy doesn't call it stealing if she ed to be presented to thewini _ James Frazer, 17, car crash ity°last week Wednesday, return-,Near Wilton Juction, Muscatine ng Saturday evening. The cast county, John A. McCarthy, 38, Lone was changed on the little girl's Tr ee, car collided with truck . . . leg, and it was thought this would . South of Indianola, Virgila McKle- be the last one. In about six weeks, i veen, Chariton girl who taught at they will return for another check up. Sunday Supper Is Given- Mr, and Mrs. Lars Finnest'ad entertained at supper Sunday even- New Virginia, car in which she rode with Vernon Townsley, Waterloo, collided with truck . , Two miles north of Glenwood, Mills county, Cab-Driver Wayne Hough, 22, Council Bluffs, car in whcih joy IOWA CHRISTMAS PROGRAM SUNDAY THRU WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER TOP—FUN AND THRILLS—TOP ing, Mr. and Mr.s. Omer Cody and riding with two other cab-drivers chidlren, Mr. and Mrs. Morris struck clay bank on sharp curve Finnestad, of Cylinder, Mr. and and, overturned. Mrs. Nels Hangland and son Billy, of Dolliver, and Norman Finnestad and two daughters. Independence F. B. Meets — .The Farm Bureau of Independence township met Friday at John BRIEFS: Helping on nig father's farm, west o£ Davenport, 20- year-old George L. MeKinnsy stumbled over a limb, fell into a" whirring 32-inch circular say, and his body rolled off the platform in Kerber'a, 20 present. A covered; ha i vea . > . Alfred wi£d ^ ,., ,. , j Oskaloosa, one of the heirs to the after which games were ^lo™^ v '° "DUO m mo following a social hour. Mrs, Berkeland was chairman of the entertainment committee. Son for the Householders— Mr. and Mrs. Glen Househilder are parents of an 8-lb. son born ast Thursday. This is their third son. Mrs. Householder is a daugh- ,er of Mr. and Mrs. George Pettit. Little Girl Recovering— Mary Lou Norland, small daugh- . ».,__. „„ :er of Mr. and Mrs. Melvln Norland, went down to fire his furnace the has been quite ill the past, week, jut is now recovering. FRN'I'ON NEWS Mrs. Robert Kyhl and son Ray T>IOVO/I .-^-;: ' " UIB ue "s 10 mo played ,$75,000 estate of Edw. S. Windahl, • ». *»• Oskaloosa money-lender and eccentric found shot to death last spring, has been sued for divorce by his wife, Bonnie, who charges cruel and inhuman treatment . At Ottumwa, 92-year-old John W Fuller, one of the city's four Civil war veterans is dead. • CHAELES HANDEL, Wioterset, could tell you about a terrible explosion that didn't happen He other day, and, picking up a chunk of coal too large to toss it, split it and used the top half. Later in tho day he picked up the other half and was walking toward the fur- visited a week ago Tuesday at L. nace when two large sticks rolled M Holldorf's Ceylon. Mr. and Mrs. off on the floor. He threw the L. M. Holdorf and daughters, and W. M. Holldorf, of Ceylon, were entertained Sunday at Robert Kyhl's. The Rev. and Mrs. J. G. Waterman, Mrs. W. P. Welsbrod and daughter Helena, Mrs. Elmer Weisbrod, and Mrs. Lester Weisbrod attended the Messiah program at Algona Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Cbristensen chunk in and was about to do likewise with the sticks, when something ...peculiar about them caught his attention. Examination revealed that one was black blasting powder, the other dynamite! AT WEBSTER CITY, a 25-foot fall from a tree he was trimming was fatal to 48-year-old Henry M. Larson ... In another death in- and son Jimmie, of Swea City, vis- Juries received when he fell from ited Sunday at Wilfred Stoeber's. a farm wagon the middle of Novem- Saturday evening guests were Flo-;ber proved fatal to Donald Abbas K-™- ---'•» * --- ..__...• • MARGARET LINDSAY STANLEY, RIDGES A ( r,L..,Mli!A-PlCTURt crowd for the Defenders' meeting Thursday. 'Can't blame, that on the newspapers. Must be that people are not much. Interested, for' the whole story was told. * * t « * NOTE THAT A local item recently said some lady had broken her "angle." It is hoped it was not entirely sjratgtoteasd oni rence Anderson and Lyle Scbuler, of Swea City. C. B. Hobbs and Miler Beckett, of Spencer, were dinner guests a week ago Tuesday at Dr. J. T. Waite'e. Lyle Clark,: of Emmetsburg, visited last Wednesday at Dr. J, T. Waite's Mr. and Mrs. Le Roy Newel and son Franklin, and Mre. Kate Newel, of Hartley, visited Sunday with relatives and friends" here. They were supper guests at Charles Newel'?. The Walter Ofcm family have moved from their apartments^ in the Carl Prlebe home to their new home which replaces $he one that At Clinton, 31- Boyert ended his 5-year-old farm boy living Geneva, Franklin county a farm near Montezuma, „„.„. Harness, 60, died of a broken neck after being knocked down and kicked by a cow . ' year-old Otto life with poison after "a ghTfriend rejected his marriage proposal. IOWA'S HENRY WALLACE said in Washington the other day that governmental crop control is a more or less permanent necessity. The secretary based his statement pn our partial loss of foreign markets and fte prospect of 4 decltn- ing demand *— *— —• ?*»**«* ttolied, la producing for in current w Second III

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