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The Algona Upper Des Moines, AJgona, Iowa, May 10, 1934 9 North Dodgw Street HAGGARD A WAI^LKR, FabHshere. !• Second Claw natter at the postofflc* M Iowa, under act of Congress of March 3,1879. Issued Weekly. SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN KOSSBTH CO.: One Year, In Advance $2.00 •te Months, in Advance 1.25 Xliree Months, in Advance 60 Subscription* Outside County, $2.50 per year, strictly in advance. Subscriptions Payable in Advance. DISPtAT ADVERTISING, SOe PER INCH Oomposlton ,6 cents per Inch extra. "THE STRANGEST ROMANCE IN HISTORY" Albert Hutchias husband of Nils Cram Cook, made the above statement about his courtship, or rather Nila's courtship, and their wedding. But alas, he was wrong, for the romance proved to be pretty ordinary, and Nlla Is now seeking a divorce. "My angel, my starlight, my citrus blossom," said Nila. to her hubbie. aft-?r the ceremony. "He is seeking to tie up my income," she said Inst week in court while seeking the divorce. It look. 1 ; as though the strangest romance in history, the 1934 Love Song of India, had bank?d its fires and was destined to never more see the light of day or the Ml very team of moonlight. ODD THINGS AND NEW-By Lame Bode "I«t the people know the truth and the cvnntrj •lfc w —^Abraham Lincoln. odds and ends THE COCKY NIPPONESE Japan, always somewhat brash in its foreign relations, now tells the whole world that she Intends to have the last word over China, and approve or disapprove ttw Chinese treaties and trade compacts. A Monroe Doctrine of the Pacific, some call it. The mandate says In effect that Japan intends to have the final word In Chinese affairs, whether the Chinese or anybody else likes it or not. Although there Is not an exact parallel, the United States did, a* one time, take somewhat the same attitude with regard to central and south American countries. But there was a difference. The U. S. acted in response to internal troubles in the borders of Ite southern neighbors. Jaoan does not even have that excuse at the present moment, and its ultimatum comes out of a clear nky-nnd as a result of its Manchukuo experience. Perhaps If the Pacific fleet had remained in the Pacific, the Japanese note might have been tamed down r» bit. It was significant that about the same time that the fleet was coming out on the Atlantic side of the canal, the Japanese message was made public. fc? WHY EIGHTY MILLION There Is one mighty interesting factor about our state government that none of the candidates for public office on either side of the fence have so far done much talking about. Each side has ideas as to ways and means of raising and spending the 80 .some million dollars used up annually by the state of Iowa but to date we have heard nobody advance any startling ideas as to how to cut this 80 million down. The substantial Iowa citizen would willingly listen to any sincere proposal for reducing the state taxes, but he has sort of lost hope that this will ever come to pass White we are arguing the sales tajc, the net Income versus the gross income tax, and the corporation tax, why does net somebody go over in a co.-ner and figure out ways and means to cut that 80 million to, say 40 million. Maybe hell get his statue put on somebody's court house tawn some time, if he does a good job. OTHER EDITORS Patterson's Change Mason City Gazette: George W. Patterson of Burt used to go out of his way to identify himself with the radical forces of the legislature. His one original idea was a state income tax. which might reduce the property tax burden as much as one-fifteenth or one-twentieth But when other legislation was up, he seemingly sought out and took the position which would be regarded as most extreme. In the special session Just ended. Senator Patterson Obviously had been tomed. He voted as a republican at every test. In fact, the lost conspicuous occasion on •which he broke over the traces of part; regularity -was a year and a half ago In the selection of Byron Allen as senate secretary. Mr. Allen, whose uncanny ability to move from one plum tree to another has been commented on la this space, had democratic sponsorship on this occasion. He's still at the democratic trough. At present Mr. Patterson is seeking the republican nomination for lieutenant governor. Disinterested appraisal of the race compels one to concede that at this juncture, he is "out in front." If the primary being held at this time, It isn't to be doubted that he would win. Interestingly enough, Senator Patterson has the backing of what in the past he has been pleased to call the "old guard," the "standpatters." Likewise, there is slight Indication of an alliance between his campaign and that of Governor Turner. They have been cronies in previous years. A rumor persists that the Kossuth county man wanted to make the race for governor himself but was barred by Turner's candidacy. Our purpose in calling attention to all of this Is merely to inquire: Was Senator Patterson being himself back in the days when he wore the garb of the radical or is he bring his true self now. surrounded by those he condemned in other days? In which role are the whiskers false? Last week while soliciting a little extra advertising for this week's Issue of the paper, we approached Bob Jnmes. and gave him such a story that he began to -•tfied crocodile tears, concluded by saying that he figured we were going to lose money on the proposition, and offered to pay us the extra difference. Which made us think perhaps we had been overdoing the point. Thanks, though, Bob. • • • Tony Kirsch and Matt Lamuth went to Crystal Lake, fishing, with Russell Hodges also in the party last Thursday ... we are informed that Tony, in an effort to lift the anchor, allowed himself to be pulled overboard, and that Buss had to fish him out . . . Tony says he couldn't swlmi a stroke, and the only thought he had was that he was playing us a dirty trick by falling in on a Thursday, and no paper out until the next week. • • • Art Tran/rer made a deep observation the other day: quoth Art, "There are three things a man Ik* about: L his salary; 2. the women he has known; 3. the sice of the fish he catches. • • • And down at LuVtrne, Phat cut loose recently, and at first we thought (from force of habit) that he was referring to us, but upon closer examination we found that it must have been someone else, because he concludes by saying "the chap we had in mind took us by the hand and assured us that if we stuck together we'd get some place, but forgot those ideas and showed his porcine proclivities when toe occasion arose." Now who was that, Phat? • • • The county editors met last Friday afternoon to settle the NRA printing code questions. After four beers they adjourned to meet again this week Friday. Who says the codes aren't good for something. All those fellows got away from home for the afternoon. • • • That Dillinger Is a smart man, one fellow remarked within earshot of Frank Green. Frank, representing the law, could do no other than rise to the occasion and ask somewhat indignantly why. "Because he knows enough to keep away from Algona," came the reply. And the laugh was on Frank. • • • Some one gaggtstfd the other daftr that perhaps the tncreaae in blessed-eventing might be called an- otfcer phase of the New Deal. • • • The kittenball season has started again and Charley Kuhn was right on hand as usual. Charley hasn't missed a game since the Noah's Ark Nine played the Garden of Eden All Stars. WORLD LIGHTNING/ LIGHTNING REPRESENTS A CONTINUOUS QUARTER MILLION MORStPDIVE* OP ENERGV OVf R THE WORLD. COFFEE WITHOUT CAFFEINE- A COPPEC W*^ TOAD EATVALLIGATOR- GROWN m SouTHr A SlX-fNCH TOAD IN A MUSEUM AW.CA COHWIMSlwAS POUND TO HAVE EATEN AN "° CAFFEINE. INCH YOUNG AUIGATOR KEPT WITH THE TOAD.* ...» H.. k. B •_.. M_> Children of Men Killed in War to Benefit by Poppies Children whose fathers were killed or disabled on the poppy-studded battlefields of (France will be among those benefited by ''Poppy Day," Saturday, May 26th, when replicas of the French poppies will be worn throughout the United States in tribute to World war dead. Mrs. Mae Fox, chairman of the child welfare committee of Hagg unit of the American Legion Auxiliary, explained today in an appeal for a gen- ?rous response to the Auxiliary's poppy activity. The funds donated for the little red memorial flowers will go to support the work of the Legion and Auxiliary for the welfare of the disabled veterans and the children left fatherless by the war, Mrs. Fox stated. The bulk of the funds collected here will be used by the local Legion and Auxiliary organizations In meeting the needs of disabled veterans and needy children of veterans In his city during the coming; year. Ledyard Cemetery Ass'n Ledyard: The cemetery association held an annual meeting Thursday evening In the town hall. August Qel- laus was reelected to serve as presl- 'ent and George Hagge as secretary and treasurer. Mr. Gelhaus will act as caretaker again this year. Death Of A Noble Woman The death of Mrs. Chas. Beibsamen of Tltonka, April 23, removed one of the most beloved pioneer ladles of Kossuth county and through some inadvertence the Upper Des Moines has heretofore failed to publish a fitting obituary. We find that we can do no better than publish the fine tribute paid Mrs. Reibsamen by Brother Wolfe of the Topic, which we reprint', herewith. We und-erstand that some of the boys are deserting Greta and Marlene for Anna Sten, the charming Russian screen and stage star. Her arrival In Hollywood will probably result in four or five more divorces, but whafe a few more—there. And Katharine Hepburn is a contradictory sort of person. A few months back she was insisting she wasn't married, until somebody found her husband and wrote him. up, and no 7 she's in Mexico getting a divorce. • • • Ffcmona Laai Line—Who wants it to rate, anyway? An exchange used tiie word "swell" four times last week in reporting a wedding. It was probably such a swell wedding that they threw puffed rice at the happy couple. Note to Lee O. Wolfe up at Titonka: The U. 8. has more widows than widowers. The male of the species is more dead than the females. A Judge rukd that a man who swallowed a lighted cigar was not drunk. Just lit up a little. There Is no place like home—when spring housecleaning is under way. The reason that many a store is rusting in peace is that it doesn't advertise. x / -YEAR PROTECTION on the hermetically-sealed mechanism • With the same thoroughbred quality in all models, small or large, WestLnghouse offers a protection-plan to EVERY buyer ... a policy unparalleled in refngerat ion. This plan safeguards the user against service expense on the sealed-in mechanism for FIVE YEARS from date of purchase. Before you buy any electric refrigerator, let us give you details of this plan. Come iji . . . NOW ON DISPLAY Titonkft Topic: Margaret Catherine Cunningham was born August 7, 1861, at Washington, Monroe county, Ohio, being the eldest daughter of Joseph A. Cunningham. She passed away at her home near Tltonka, Monday, April 23, 1934, at ten o'clock past noon, age 72 years, 8 months and 16 days, her death coming suddenly from a heart attack. When she was six years of age her family moved from Ohio, her old home, to Stewartsville. Minnesota, where they lived for two years, when they moved from there to Koesuth county on June 6, 1870. They homesteaded two miles west of Titonka, being one of the five pioneer families of Buffalo township. Here she grew to womanhood. On Sept. 2B. 1879, she was married to Charles Reibsamen and they established their residence on his father's farm Uter known as the Whitcomb-Welter farm. To this union nine children were born: Elsie of Williston, K. D.; Glen, of Marshalltown, Iowa; Hattle, who I died at the age of two years; Grace, of Des Moines; Mayme of Titonka: Vance of Washington, D. -c.; Ethel. Veva and Ruth of Minneapolis, Minnesota. In 1884 they moved to th-elr own farm one mile east, where they resided for the past fifty years. On September 22, 1929, they celebrated their golden wedding anniversary with all of their children and their entire families present. They, with 150 of their friends, made the day one long to be remembered. On many occasions during the past five years all of the children have been at home, and on Easter Sunday, April 1, 1934, the last family reunion was held when all of the family of eight children were present and most of the grandchildren and sons-in-law. All of the children, the one daughter-in-law, five of six sons-in-law and six of the eleven grandchildren attended the funeral. Besides her children, she leaves to mourn her husband, Charles Reibsa- men; two brothers, Joshua Cunningham of Volga City. IOWB, and Joseph of Burt; sister, EfTie Zwlefel and two brothers, Mansel and Price Cunningham preceded her in death. Rev. Fremont Paul conducted the funeral services Thursday afternoon at the house at half past one. and at the Methodist church, of which she was a devout member, at two o'clock. A quartette composed of Mrs. Roy Ball. Mrs. Homer Downs, Will Schram and Prank Reynolds, furnished music. There were many beautiful floral offerings, mute tribute of many friends. Mrs. Reibsanven had lived in this community for more than fifty years, and \vas known intimately to most of the men, women and children in the community. There are many who remember the happy tinves they have had in her home, the kindness and understanding she has always shown to them, the thoughtfulness and help she has shown to that* who were in trouble or grief. It is these countless small kindnesses she has shown unfailingly through the years that, have made her life '.he fine example it is for her children, grandchildren and friends to follow. Her name will always bring up kindly thoughts to those who knew her. She is mourned not only by her relatives, but by all who called her fmnd. Hers was a busy life, well spent and the reached the havvn of re.->t and Lakota Women Enjoy County Club Meeting Lakola: The Caunty Federation of Women's clubs, nivt last week Tuesday at the high school auditorium at Swea City The Thursday Club and the W. C. T. U. of Swea City and the Acorn and Priscilla clubs of this place were the hostesses. A business meeting was held in the forenoon. Luncheon was served at noon, and a mixed program was given in the afternoon. Those from here who attended were the MtcJam«> E. K. Worley. P. O. Johnson, Harvey Johnson. C. RoelUe- zna. Win. Scruoeder, 1. E. Wortman, O. H. Frerkintr. K L. Williams, J. H.' and Sam Warburton, Okro. Heetland. Guy Bt~rri:r. A C. behind, J E. Uk- t-iitt, Mrs. Pr-lla Smith. Julia Wortman and peace which she so well has earned and which is the benediction bestowed on those who have lived a life of service for others. Near relatives from a distance attending the funeral were: Mrs. L. C. Hart of Williston, North Dakota, and her daughter, Mrs. Noel Hansvn of Custer, South Dakota; Mr. and Mrs. Glen Reibsamen and daughters, Bonita and Lydia, and son Burlington of Vfarshalltown, Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Bobbenhouse of Des Moines; Miss Bernlce Bobbenhouse of Rudd, Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. Roland D. Shaw of Minneapolis, Minn.; Vance Reibsamen of Washington, D. C.; Mr. and Mrs. Logan Keagle, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond <eagle of Minneapolis; Mr. and Mrs. roshua Cunningham of Volga City; £rs. Clarence Turner of Cherokee; and Urs. Edward Winkle of Slbley; also re- atives and friends from Mason City, Ames, Britt, Buffalo Center, Wesley, Algona, Burt, Lakota, Ledyard and Elmore. Former Wesley Girl On Way to Cuba Wesley : Mrs. Will Ward ami Otto Goctz received word last week frtim their sister. Delia Ooetz of Washington, D. C., that she is accompanying one of the officials of the office In which she is employed, as his private secretary to Cuba. They left for Miami, Florida, Monday morning, and planned to make the rest of the trip by airplane. She was chosen from the office help inasmuch as she Is well versed in the Spanish language, as well as being very efficient. Their sojourn in, Cuba Is for a two months' duration. Typewriter ribbons at this office. Announcing my Candidacy for SHERIFF of Kossuth County Subject to the will of the voters at the republican primary on June 4. Your support is solicited and appreciated. Gilbert Hargreaves ! Buy America's Fastest Selling Car FORD V-8 Compare Delivery Prices. UST UNLOADED THREE CARLOADS Immediate Delivery. Kent Motor Co. Cars Now on Display—-Come in and Look Them Over While in Algona on Trade Expansion Days. Standard's Control Rooms now Release . . . Pratt Electric Co. 170. Alguiia, luwa 4th IK.01- No. of Call Theatre Card of Thanks We with to thank all our friends and neighbors lor their kindly words und Lreuuiitul flortil tributes at thw- tirne of our recent bereavement.— Guit Rom- cr and children. ia Chauwsd KiuutWAy Train Tea —*m* Averted ttiuuter. 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