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Sfie 8lgona 8 North Dodge Street HAGGARD ft WALLER, Publishers. fta Second Claas matter at the postoffle* at , Iowa, under act ol Congress of March 3,1879. . Issued Weekly. BtTBSCBIPTION RATES IN KOSStJTH CO.: One Year, in Advance *•> on War Months, m Advance 125 * Months, in Advance '.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.I'.'.!'.'.'.'.'.'. M Subscriptions Outside county, $2.50 per year, strictly in advance. Subscriptions Payable In Advance. DISPI^AT ADVERTISING, 30 C PER INCH Composlton ,6 cents per Inch extra. The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, May 31,1934 "tet the people know the truth and the c«nntry safe."—Abraham JAncoin. WE'RE WAITING FOB A BETTER PLAN, GEORGE George Patterson, in an address made last week at his home community, Hurt, took the brain trust and the national administration's farm aid plan by reduction of production severely to task, along with & m* comments on the state sales lax. We partially agree with him on the latter point, but think his criticism on the former points a bit unjust. Mr. Patterson's talk Is summarized elsewhere in this week's paper. Fantastic experiment is lambasted, the farm problem is bsing muddled, the curtailing of production is all wrong and the brain trust hardly deserves the name according to Mr. Patterson. «^uT t S F8e may ** right We ceft a in ly Rive him credit for being level headed, and his legislative experience should give him an advantage over toe rest of us, of **°*to« the ins and oute of gov- KRESENSKT GAINS RECOGNITION National Poetry Week, dedicated to the Inspiration and development of poets, critics and writers has run its course. We hope it accomplished its purpose. But before we pass on to new thoughts, there should be some mention made of the state and national recognition that one of Algona's young men has received in his chosen field of work. We refer to Raymond Kresensky. The following is quoted from the Dubuque, Iowa paper: "The poems of Raymond Kresensky, formerly pastor of the Presbyterian church at Bellevue, now in Algona, Iowa, most frequently find space in these columns. Mr.' Kresensky, who writes for hundreds of magazines and papers, has a faculty for seeing all the little things so many persons miss, all the diminutive figures, for instance, on a Dresden cup, all the turns and twists on a bit of old-fashioned Ince, all the wrinkles on an antique face. "Each of his poems is a pattern and many of them are exquisitively done. His g>enre is concerned with the simple, the quaint, the antique, the common, the normal. He exhibits no freaks, no suppressed persons no neurotics, no abnormals. He writes in nature, but he doesn't make nature supreme. Man is his chief interest, man and life. Characters in his poems are frequently old men and old women, littte girls, mothers. He is the poet of Spring, rather than of Pall and his verse, as a result, looks foreward hopefoully rather than backward sadly. "The wiles of a dancing lady fail to irffrigue him; the smiles of a kindly, old German mother call out his muse." ODD THINGS AND NEW—By Lame Bode » ROLLING TONS — TH6 AVERAGE RAILROAD CAR WEIGHS 130,000 TO 23O,OOO POUNDS AND COST 35 TO 65 CENTS P6R MltE TO RUN. odds and ends But, if we remember correctly, there was a farm prob- l^ n JK U l 5 ^ arsago ' underatUfferent administration, one to which George had the greatest faith. There were lower prices for farm products than there are today. Perhaps we have not progressed rapidly, but unless the Impartial reports are lies, there Is some Improvement Perhaps there should have been more; perhaps the administration has and Is making mistakes. As one party strongly Interested In permanent solution of this question of the farm problem, may we ask what Mr. Patterson would recommend. He cannot advocate a return to conditions of two years ago-tlmes were bad then. And If conditions today are Just as bad what remedy has he to suggest? CONGRESSMAN SHOEMAKER Up to Minnesota, with the truck and building workers' strike on In full blast, somebody was bound to happen along to take the front page, Just as MUo Keno doea In our own state. In this case, it was Congressman Pran- oeaShoemaker elected on a farmer-labor platform, who drew the spotlight of attention. And that Is probably what he was after. x, ^° r « a ?L el J? er Of cm « ress to Participate In repeated brawls, to wield a club against officers of the law, la almost unthinkable. And yet that Is what Shoemaker did. AS a cttlaen he has the usual unallenable rights, and atoo a certain degree of congressional Immunity, but he certainly has overstepped hla bounds In aiding and abetting physical violence. It matters not whether Oie truckers had any irrlev- anoes. The question Is Mr. Shoemaker's attitude. If the trackers have Just complaints, they should be heeded. But Shoemaker can have no defense for his conduct. Congressmen should live like other people; they cannot be encased In glass houses. But they also are supposed to represent the governing body of the United States- tow and order. On their shoulders rests the problem of Seeping pace Uirough legislation with the soclii and economic conditions of the day. But Shoemaker Is a thorn to the side of this view. He incites rioters and bloodshed»e urgea the rule of an unleashed mob In preference to that of cool and dear thinking by trained men. If Shoemaker haa ideas about government, why not place them before the public through congress. If he in- fiista on doing it through violence in the public streets, why not give him the same treatment that any other citizen would receive. A NEW RACKET AGAINST THE MERCHANTS AND THE PUBLIC! People with fertile minds are always figuring out ways to get rich quick, working on the theory of Barnum's that there is one born every minute. The latest. Solicitors are working through this territory lining up salesmen who will represent a so-called consumers league. Membership in the league costs ten dollars. This .entitles the consumer to a weekly or monthly bulletin on the order of a mail order catalogue, listing different articles of merchandise which the consumer is directed to buy direct from the manufacturer Somo SO or 40 manufacturers have been lined up who will comply with the plan. And the organizers get their ten dollars and skip out. Naturally, enough, a manufacturer knows that he cannot afford to lose his regular outlets for merchandise, namely sales to retail stores. Therefore, despite the league, he cannot afford to cut his cllrect-by-mail price much below the price asked by the retail store. And the consumer has no guarantee that this arrangement, will last forever, either. But merchants, with money invested In stores, goods and the necessary expenses of business, including taxes might do well to keep an ear to the ground. Some always fall for such a racket—thinking they are going to cave money. That is, after the first ten dollar payment. It might be onotner nice assignment for General Hugh Johnson and company. How does this type of racket fit into the NRA system? Ever sit In a restaurant, and without stooping to the role of an eavesdropper, listen to the varied conversations which take place . . . three men discussing a newlywed couple . . . two more men wondering who was paying for moving some rocks along a public highway (answer: the taxpayers) ... a wise, soothsayer, damning Henry Wallace for monkeying with Old Mother Nature. O. D. Shumway returned to his office last week to find upon his wall a flsh ... it was no ordinary flsh, an anonymous phone cadi told us, so an Inquiring reporter went up to look at It. The flsh was mounted on a piece of cardboard, and must have weighed at least one ounce. Shum explained this by saying that atrophy had set In, that the flsh originally weighed 12 pounds, and had made Doc Sawyer extremely Jealous. In addition to using the atrophy, which we had to look up In the dictionary, Shum used aphasia during the course of the conversation. Is your husband reading the dictionary during his meals, Gladys? A little poem submitted to the magazine "Time" last week, reads as follows: "The King fa to the White House, handing out the moiwQr; The Queen fa on tb« front page, looking very funny; Toe Knare is up In Boston, plucking an the plums; While the country alphabetically, to feeding all the btiufe." Agree or disagree? After listening to the stories of the first fishing expedition, our spies report that a second group of six or more is planning on leaving for points north to check up on a few reports which have come to their attention . . . they may go this week, may have gone by now in fact. . . and we'll wager they have taller stories to tell than did the first batch of travelers. The Big Event of the year at Whittemore, according to a postcard received in this office last week, was held Tuesday night In the Hlggins Hall. Whittemore, by the Pint Tire club . . . Carmody's orchestra entertaining . . . well, if there are any flat tires in Whittemore, we nave yet to find them, although there may have been a few people flat after the dance ... no doubt Brother Burdlne will have a comprehensive report to make this week in The Champion. A scrlvenlng from H. B. Cbleman at LuVerne, sage of the south end, who does contend that the metal we use Is harder than a banker's heart . . . and who told of the trials and tribulations he Is undergoing trying to cook in his mother's absence (try an A. U. D. M. want ad) ... and who Just bade a fond farewell to a school teacher who will no more return. MOON VAGRANCe- BY MEASURING EXACT TIME AT WHICH STARS DISAPPEAR BEHIND THE. MOON, THE MOON IS FOUND TO VART ONE SECOND EVERY HUNDRED YEARS. l II i i. MANY PURS FROM ONE- RABBIT PELTS PROVIDE 85 DIP* FERENT KINDS OF IMITATION FURS FROM ERMINE TO SABLE. The Man About Town Says haa a law flrm composed of brick tops. Lowe and Harrington each have a head of fascinating red hair Another good reason why women shouldn't sit on juries. A charming man is as appealing to a lady as a pretty woman is to a man. • • • Uttle Mary Gpdden saw the advertisement "Good to the last bite" on a cracker box. Inquisitively Mary is asking the question, "What's the matter with the last bite?" It is not surprising to know that some older people were unable to satisfactorily answer her. After seeing Eddie Sifert's remarkable contortionist performance at a local rendezvous, recently, one cannot help but think that what Eddie's act needs is a dash of color. Eddie has the stuff, but he needs something light to help out. some young lady to give the performance the necessary spark. • • • And at yesterday's annual Memorial Day classic at Indianapolis. It is probable that one or more lives will have been snuffed out in accidents . . . there were 25 deaths prior to this week's race over a period of years and nine out of ten spectators attend with the secret idea of being on hand in ca.se someone is killed . . . we've changed outwardly since the days of the gladiators and arenas, but inwardly — ? • • • Philosophy of (he week—She's only a newspaperman's daughter, but we sure like her type. A fishing- story come* tack from CMS Lake that is not generally known to the public. A young member of the party, noticeable because he was probably the only single man in the party of twenty, had something up his sleeve other than fishing. Each evening shortly after dusk he hied himself away and returned each morning as dawn was coming over the horizon. Conclusions were, from those who tried to diagnose the situation, that he was out scouting, had a lady friend near by, and the most serious, that he was keeping a rendezvous with the famous Dilllnger. • • • There Is always a, doubt in the rer- aclty of flsh stories. Your own friends do not believe you most of the time One local fisherman insists that Gail Towne has an Indian friend. Gat) brought home a prize catch a fish weighing better than 30 pounds. He claims the fish didn't bite, bttt he snagged it. Of all the exj>erts who know their flsh there is a question. Is it a mobile or an overgrown pickerel? Anyway, Gall has the fish no matter how or what. Up to the Uroe thU column jtxsj to the printer there has bien no rain locally to end the semi-drought A farmer living near the river whose well has ceased to gush forth water has been denied the right to take water from the river by a member of the state flsh and game commission. Of course there is this and that to go through augmented by a lot of expense and then there Is a doubt. It seems that, the conservation of wild life has too big a hold on the rights of people especially in a time of need llfce this. The efassmen at the high school have been holding a week of fun and then not so much fun. The seniors, a part of them, have been taken for a ride in historic gang fashion. Melvin Miner, who is supposed to be a senior but will have to go through the same ordeal another year, was taken into the country stripped of his pants and forced to walk a mile as is. He found them at the cross roads designated by his abductors. Drennan Mathes received a cut face which needed a couple of stitches. It la said that one boy with a part In the class play who stands out by his black waving hair had his papa walk home with him lest he receive cruel treatment. • • • Ralph Elbert fa ambitions. He has a ire cover at the Kohlhaas garage with Jis name and goal printed on It. The toys with whom he works are having the time of their lives kidding him but nevertheless it la serious and Ralph may step out into our public life. • • • A local man gent gome clover seed to mes to be tested. He paid the freight nd the cost of testing. When the seed as returned a notice accompanied it tating that he could not advertise the eed as clean and pure although it re- ilted in the same. The law forbids. :e has clover seed for sale. Come nd get it he can't tell you it is abso- utely top notch stuff. On and on we o for the jobber and something else. Have You Tried HormeFs Wieners? For Sale in Kossnth County at Andenon Broa, Akre Grot, Bros., THonka H. B. Znmach, Whittonore A. J. Kraotc, Fenton M. Batmutn, Bnrt A. A. Droessler, Bancroft 19-22 OTHER EDITORS THE HOME STRETCH Like a group of derby entries rounding the turn into the home stretch, Uit; candidates for state ottio:-, iuid to u. Itsbti ik-gTLv for county office, are making that, last eprijit, with an tye to nomination .11 trie pn.-narv next Monday. Election campaigning is u mighty truellng job, and they'll bu Mlaxi to rtv,l a while, some of them ]> mn- nently. others lor a brief tpell before they hurdle into the general election buttle. Don't think too tevcrely of the cawiiclatis who come out to sec you. and .shake your limit!. Mlvy are frankly asking for your volt-, and there u IK* dtsyracu in that. Th-:y canim:, hope for tkction without at lea^t meeting a part, ol the [jublic who will do the voting. Tile voter.-.' ta*k Ls to go to the poll'; and IxUlot, provided he caji find a, .set of candidates on one tiek-u for whom he h.is aullicu-nt regard to ca^I a vote. .Ejection u Mohtiay; tie a string around Your filler liow. The humiliating tiling about it is that the youth who thinks he knows inure than hu, parents, io often clots. Some'.iiii'.i. we think u mail has to be dangerously III to get a kind word. Political .-ipivchea are soon gujng to Jill the a:r. But there will ttiii be u majority who'll favor Mickey Mou.se. Ueveiving the oki order, what we ii-.ed now is labor creating, not labur t-t\.ng deuces. The Weak Link Sutherland Courier: Tlv weafc link in the old a->» insurance f.ot-up Ls the method of collection. It is little if any better than the old poll tiuc system, wr.icli e\.-ry- one knows to be as full of holes its a .M. ve. We don't think much of the idea of the employer acting as a sleuth to see whether an employe pays the tax. Ju.v what buM- ne-ss is it of his? • • * A Yrar of Beer Heinbeck Courier: Iowa u just, fitiUhir.R its fir.st year of legal sale of beer. The move wa.-, watched wi'.'n 1011- iid«-ruble alarm for the first few Wi-eks by a fr-.at percentage of the people of the .sta'.e. Now the iale of tK-er on w-.ek days In restaurants, ;.ix!.i fountains '*nd lunch room.i Ls accepted as uu culinary linn;, creatlii" 110 particular disturbance to anyeone. ° A.s one who believed thai the leintl rale of beer wa.s o rtain to be marked by many unpli-.^aiit incidents and who scoffed at the idea that it would in any measure do away with the drinking ol more intoxicating beverage;,, it is fair to say on tins lirst anniversary tlul tin- bwi' exijernnent has b.en a far greater succcio in all ways than most people expected. While it did not .-top bootlegging or the drinking of more potent licjuids, neither did it create a salo- n atmo.,- pli'.re in every town nor did its use upiiear to be abused. It the liquor commission can regulate ami handle the hard liquor to work as well as has the beer law. then the liquor question will be nearer a buttlem- nt than it ever lias bivn in our lifetime. It is t-i be doubted, yet the trial will be mad-- coon and should l>j ir.ade a fair one. He it I-..T rlli^ v.h.it ll:!c.j.-!< j;C J:i;n home huiuu lor C --1)111101) Should Have Won Norlliivofxi Anchor: "Old Man In.Mill f.Mjiib!-(l v.illi uUn'r pvo|jli':, ii:oni-y. And ii.ul v.any" a---!-:.-, tii M:ti'.-Jul!!o-,vr IM- hud tti.n I i;. u.- -ind.-, ol :,( Ih.-n b'if !<>.-,! Kul oU|j|>o.-,i,' llr Ti:i.< .s-K -uubriiM'i If huvr won b.-i:rf.-.u.;r ,£' W WWWVVVWVW^^ USED CARS " 1929 Pontiac coach 1929 Chevrolet coach 1931 Essex coach 1931 Ford coupe Algona Auto Market West of Court House. Ili. Ol*tu:ii in ..ci.. ..i. K;.u.'.: v ;;;< L, ui.al iht; w..j-Jd )••>! VUU. J,,.-•!:.^ n: i. jii., ., ,.,ii-, • rt .ii l t : ... -,...,-., L.--..J li,.^, » tJ/ • '.::-• ,;.i .:. u ,J .;.:..- i •.. 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Funeral services were held Saturday morning- in St. John's Catholic church. "His Best Investment", a comedy drama in prologue and three acts will be presented by the seniors of St. John's school Friday evening. Cletus Delterlngr and Arthur Merrill drove to Mille Lac Saturday for a week's fishing trip. They expect to return next Saturday night. Lawrence Deitering drove his sister, Mildred to Algona Friday where she took the bus for Dfs Molnes for » week's visit with, her sister, Mrs. Leroy ostwinkle. The Bancroft Lions baseball team lost to the Texas Black Spiders Sunday by a score of 4 to 3. The game was interesting as the score was close throughout. Harold EXroessler, young son of Butch Droessler cut his forehead above the right eye Saturday while playing by a I car. Somehow he fell and hit his head against the car cutting a deep wound. St. Johns won a baseball game from Cambridge last Saturday by a score of 5 to 7. Plans are that they will play again meeting the All Stars on the local ball grounds this coming Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Deitering, daughter, Minerva, and Mr. and Mrs. F. X Deitering drove to Remsen Friday to attend the funeral of Mrs. A. Lenslng, » sister of Mrs. Henry Deitering. They returned home Sunday. Miss Etta Groen, while houseclean- Ing, slipped from ithe ladder on which:, she was standing and spilled hot coffee which was on the stove over the left side of her face. She was taken to Dr. DevJne's office and medical attention given. One day last week Joe Welp was going south past the C. O. F. hall and Rudolph Fangman was driving from the west. Failing to see each other Mr. Fangman hit Joe Welp's car and? wrecked the fender and door but otherwise no damage was done. First holy communion was received! by 43 children Sunday in St. John's Catholic church. The procession with. Father Scholtes and Father Grady wound Its way from the school to the church and it was a very impressing, ceremony to all who watched I H. N. Kruse Iowa state Bank Building. Insurance Loans Surety Bonds Ask Us About Our Aetna Accident Tickets "Insure In Sure Insurance" Phone 125. VYWYWWU Candidate for Reelection M. J. Duffy for County Treasurer On the Democratic Ticket Your vote and support will be appreciated at the Primary Election June 4th. 8&8x&KKeoe&xato^^ Cut Rate Grocery WEEK END SPECIALS ON No. 10 Fruit Red Pitted Cherries 48c Prune* 36 C Pears '_, 39 C Apricots 43c Pineapple, crushed or broken sliced 63c Peaches, sliced or halves 43c Blackberries . 46c Raspberries, red or black 61c 10 pounds Sugar 48c "Busiest Little Store in Town." U/ Smart women's favorite shoes for every summer occasion will be WHITE . . . and here you'll liud Uiu grandest models in town in all of the popular new material*. Lots of sport.sy st vies f,,r active or spectator wear. Htunnin- models for every- type, ot day t line occasion or for formal costumes. Priced <t !.-:;> 1«» if-4. !»:"). Christensen Bros. Co. •SHOK

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