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The Algona Upper Pea Moines, Algona, Iowa, Aug. 23,1934 (Rje Algona dipper Beg Routes 9 North Dodgv Street HAOOARD ft WALLER, Publishers. •Mmd M Second Claas matter at the postofflce at Algona, Iowa, under act of Congress of March 3,1879. Issued Weekly. SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN KOSSOTH CO.: One Tear, in Advance 12.00 Hx Months, in Advance 155 Bbree Months, in Advance 60 Subscriptions Outside county, $2.50 per year, strictly In advance. Subscriptions Payable in Advance. DISPLAY ADVERTISING, 30o PER INCH Composlton 3 cents per inch extra. "Let the people know the truth and the country !• mfe."—Abraham Lincoln. DICKINSON'S SPEECH IN MAINE The following article appeared hi The Chicago Herald & Examiner, last Friday, and b reprinted herewith for the benefit of our readers. Senator Dickinson Is now (making the far fly in the east, where he is campaigning against the New Deal In no uncertain terms. The Algona senator's remarks do Mot necessarily coincide with the editorial view of this newspaper, but are reprinted in an effort to present all sides of this Interesting topic of the day. * » « Lewiston, Me., August IS-Benator L. J. Dickinson of Iowa opened the Republican campaign here today with a slashing attack on the New Deal. Dickinson declared the country is suffering from a "revolution in experimentation," Instigated by theorists with IKtle practical knowledge of human affairs and governments. He charged that this attempt at regimentation has undermined confidence and has produced a feeling of uncertainty and alarm that effects all iterests in the United States. Calling the New Deal a revolution, Dickinson said that it is not checked at IJie polls this Fall, it will destroy the American form of government, flll the land with uncertainty and alarm and put a premium on <he repudiation of sacred contracts. He charged that the Democratic national administration was first in the field with a repudiation program and had brushed aside the sanctity of contracts by its refusal to meet Its bond obligations, and added: "A dynnamic charge of uncertainty surrounds us everywhere. We have an uncertain dollar, an uncertain business atmosphere, an uncertain commercial atmosphere and uncertain farm atsmosphere." The senator labeled the Washington administration "rattle-brained" and said that its program was made up of: "Headlines promising benefits to humanity, but like most Democratic promises, the dividend checks never arrive. When I say rattle-brain, I mean lack of stability—one man working at counter purposes with another—one government official forever doing one thing, and another the opposite." While one cabinet officer, he went on, is endeavoring to reduce crop acreage, another "Big Bertha" is shoveling out millions of the taxpayers' money to make productive millions of acres of new land. The NRA, he said, has been a colossol failure, adding: "The New Deal rattle-brains said they had a definite remedy for unemployment. All looked well in the blue print. Sixteen months have passed and the number on the relief rolls is still increasing, and the amount being spent for relief is the greatest In the entire history of the depression." Dickinson viwed the administration's agricultural program with alarm. The happy medium between surplus and scarcity was to be desired, but if a choice had to be made, the country, he insisted, would be infinitely better off with an abundance of crops. He said: "It should always be remembered that there is security in plenty, and that there is danger In scarcity." One of the main troubles at present, he declared, Is that the American people are suffering with an overdose of "alpahbetlcal soup." The senator went back into history to sustain his point that every time "brain trusters" took charge of governments they quickly declined and collapsed. The whole program of the Washington rcgimenters, he said, has turned out to be a "guessing party." He added: "The only way to stop this program Is in the election of Republitans to the House nnd Senate. The Republican nnrty bollrvos in n balanced budget, individual living witniu ti.c- income, paying debts in the kind of dollar contracted to pay, and the sanctity of contract. On this phllsophy the Republican party hopes to be a determining factor in rebuilding America to where we are ii self-sustnlnlnR, happy and contented people." The Muine cntiin»''lfjn this year takes on e.spcci ;1 f's- nlflcance in that it will be the first state in the Uni n to pass on the K oast volt policies since the administration came into power. In the election, which will !),-• held September 10, nearly two montlw ahead of the K''ncryl election, the :,ta'.e will name a United States senator, a governor, three members of congress, a legislature, unit many other constitutional officers. IT'S O. K. WITH US The r cc-nt ruling of the Iowa liquor c',mmi ; Mon again; t allowini; hard liquor advertising in Iowa news- paprr.s is all right wi'ii u.s. Although heartily in favor of the return of legal liquor that can be controlled, we see no reason for endeavoring to promote tlv- u<c of liquor through advertising. Iowa, however, will still bee liquor uclvertiMng, ina much as dailies printed outside the ,s!ute and maguzin. ,s are all carrying liquor advertising. Tlie bUitf ruling cannot prevent Iow.ui.s from reading the tuls, either. Tht; .spirit of btate liquor .stores is, to defeat the. hootk-gi;- r, provide good liquor when desjred, and to handle the business on as high a plane aa possible. And judging by the profit rrporU'd in the firtt month, the stores can muk.- money without advertising, something we hoiK- the rt'.st of the boys don't- try, however. Pictures Taken in Your Home When You Want Home Portrait Pictures, Call Peterson Studio Plmiif :;l-\\'- an ulil i-cliahic establishment, one 1 hat Guarantees Satisfaction J>u n..i 1. t JUST ANYONE cuter your limn.- ainl handle \mir rhilii- i'ell til' i »1 del' >lll).jee1 -. ( '. line 1 u those whip have a Imine a.iiliv>-. \\'liel'e \i'l! klmw \dl| .-all Lli't I'ea I ailviee, liul dlie \vll-i ui\'e.-- \'nll a !ie- l il inns a.lilre.->. Peterson Studio U'ill I''. 15r..\vu. M^i'. !)1 . N... J).,.l-e Alumna, la. MODERNIZATION PROGRAM TO AID FARM PROJECTS Americans who live in small communities and on farms should benefit as much as the city dwellers from the Modernization credit Plan of the Federal Housing Administration, under provisions of the National Housing Act as proposed by President Roosevelt, enacted by congress and put Into operation by Administrator James A. MofTett. Success of the Modernization Program is believed by Mr. MofTett, to depend fully as much upon the response and cooperation of the farmer and the citizen of the small community as upon those who live in metropolitan areas. At least, the need on the farm for repairs, alterations and improvements is as great as in the city, as indicated by a current Farm Housing Survey of the Department of Agriculture. Prtliminary figures of this survey indicate that out of every 100 farm houses, probably 50 are under the minimum standard of livabllity; tha: 15 out of each hundred houses need new foundations, 15 to 20 need new roofs, 10 to 15 need n--w floors, ten need new walls and a large number lack bath facilities. Through the Modernization Program of the Federal . Housing Administration, which got under way August 10, the United States Government offers the farmer as well as the city dweller the means of bringing his home up to modern American living standards, and also of Improving his barns and other buildings, through the regu- Inr banks and other lending agencies of his community. No money is given away and the borrower does not deal directly with the Federal Housing Administration. But the money is mad? available tfs "character loans" through regular established lending agencies. The Federal Housing Administration insures the lending institutions against 100 per cent of all loss, provided the total of such loss does not exceed 20 per cent of the total volume of such credits advanced. Property owners who receive an income in form of proceeds from the sale of agricultural crops or live stock may pay the installments corresponding to the dates on which they receive their income, provided they make payments at least once a year to meet the Interest and reduce the principal. Any approved bank, trust company, building and loan association, farm credit institution or other lending agency has all the necessary information for the person seeking a Modernization Loan. Here is a concise summary, however, of information the property owner needs to go about getting such a loan: 1. A Modernization Loan is solely for the purpose of repairing, altering or improving your home, barn, silo, shop store or other building (also deepening or digging wells in drought-stricken states. Diversion of the money to any other purpose is strictly prohibited. 2. The loan cannot be made for less than $109 or for more than $2,000. In addition, the borrowei must have a bona fide source of income equal to at least five times the annual payments. 3. The loan can be made for terms of one, two and three years, but may be paid in full earlkr than the maturity date if the borrower desires. 4. Maximum charges, Including Interest and all fees, cannot exceed an amount equivalent to $5 discount per year per $100 original face amount of the note. 5. To get a Modernization Loan, the property owner must present to the bank or other lending institution a precise estimate of the cost of the Improvement and must bo able to prove that they are necessary or advisable. 6. In addition, the property owner must file a Property Owner's Credit Statement, showing his financial condition, sources and amount of Income and other information necessary to determine his ability to repay the lean. If the bank considers the improvements advisable, and the property owner able to m-:et the payment when due, it can advance the money on the personal note of the property owner. The note must be signed by both husband and wife, if the property owner is married. No mortgage or collateral security is necessary, unless state Ir.ws or the bank officials demand it. odds and ends H. D. Clapsaddle answ.red a ru.'h call to change a flat lire- . . . but thn location of the distressed car that floated in <m r the phone was not distinct, nnd H. D. thought fomebody ,-, L iicl .sorm thins; about Joe Blorm . . . ,-i:re enou:;li, tht!<' \v:ti a car •.vith a Hat tir , .so he fixed H . . . there v..t,-> j i ,t one joker in the deck, the car repaired na.s not tl > car atxju; which the cull came in, l.e alt rwarcl found. • * * D'.wn in Kentucky thfy decided to appoint a Nudlr.t Colony Inspector. Tlie applicant that finally .'corned to meet with full approval of the attorney general's office \vrot : "I am 80 years old, a good Democrat, and well (|ii:ilitii(l in f.ery way." .j • • There an- a Jew vicious d"-gs in this neighborhood that should be compcllt tl to make their bow to the next world. A child is likely to be cr. .wed up any time. • * * A writer says that women are now on an intelligence level wilh men. What's the matter, did th<*y go into a hlump? • » • The new bathing suits are also alphab 1 . tical— V in frjrit, U behind, and they attract the I. • • • It is too bad that A. D. Brogan of Whittemore didn't get a chance when he was younger, because he certainly can j-hak - a mean jig when he gets started . . . A. D. would still make a good running mate for Hal Li'Roy, or Eddie Seifert. • • • One of the chief differences between being married and l>;ing single is that when single, the boys wear their socks a week without changing, but alter Oie cx-remony you find yourself changing them every three days. • • • As a mid-Wt-.-tern observer of H.rr Hitler's doing.-. we hope that Adolf has his life insurance premiums all paid up to date. • • » Tne hobos meeting at Briu might find it a juicy topic of conversation to figure out a way to keep on getting their free train rides after the streamline models without, rods or vestibules come into use on all roads. It'll be tough on the boys. T trend.* .-pl:t i i., plat l:me.v the ,-k (i I.:. kola ii'in ca i. r ;;il,;:- t.i '.it i.n.i- .: the e.s STOKY Of THE WEEK iFixm the fashion page) e >pht tkirt set-in^, to be one of the predominant of the advance showing of fall fashions. The s u.-ed in both daytime and evening clothes, and ed either at the .side, the front or the back. Some- a.^ a matter of fact, it appears at b>Ui sides of T: av c,. head tit the Ko^uth. Daily Record at irlL, the lollnwu:/ vain: A go<xi woman had a wiiich u;:.v eau.-mg ht-r some concern dUv to its :- at.- nee diinng tlie night. She called in a Lako- who took tile cat undt-r lii.s wing for a short '.d : turned it to the woman. The first night that sl Wa., hon;e. ln/A'e'^'er it a^/aiii disajjr^cared Tile i promptly took her complaint I'j tin.- \c-t. all rlyht." in.- told her, "tiie cat will b<- iioii. iv>. He wa>> oi.iy out breakup all hk, uatc^ ' fd .tiui we oitly heard lo. in 0 ' her popularity. .'.- iie, Mae ODD THINGS AND NEW-By EMHC B^de SPECIALS AMERICAN LACK PROPER NUTRITION THE U.S. PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE HAS POUND THAT TWENTY PER CENT. OP ALL AMERICANS, 24,QOO,OOO PEOPLE, SUFFER FROM SOME FORM Of- MALNUTRITION. ART QUARANTINE- GERMANY QUARANTINES ALL NEW ART OBJECTS TO PROTECT AGAINST DISEASE AND MOLD. TEXAS OCEAN- THE OCEAN'S WATER vvouio COVRR TEXAS TO A DEPTH OF I,25O MILES. WEST BEND RESIDENT 35 YEARS WAS BURIED FRIDAY; 9 CHILDREN LIVING James Salisbury Passed on Last Wednesday; Came Here in 1888 West Bend: Another old settler and resident of the town for thlrty-flve years, was called to his eternal reward when James Salisbury passed away at he home of his daughter, Mrs. Louis Krug, Wednesday morning. Mr. Salisbury was born at Kent, n- inols, January 22, 1866, and when one year old his parents moved to Poca- nontas county, Iowa. When 22 years if age he came to Palo Alto countv. He was married March 28, 1888, to Martha Mitchelltree. Twelve children were born to this union, three of whom preceded him in death. The family ived in West Bend when the children were small. He and his wife have ived at the home of their daughter, where he died, for the past three years. He Is survived by his wife and nine children, five sons and four daughters, two daughters residing here. Mrs. Krug and Mrs. Myrtle Jacobs. He also had 40 grandchildren, four brothers, and two sisters, who survive. The funeral was held Friday at two o'clock at the Methodist church, Rev. P. W. Whltford conducting the services. Burial was in the West Bend cemetery. The pall bearers were Perry D:v.-itt, George Helmke. E. A. Frei- tlcn, Henry Eisele, and Karl Kreb. Presbyterian Ladles Meet The Presbyterian Ladies held their regular ime-ting at the church Wed- ne.'xlny afternoon. A program sponsored by Mrs. C. C. Miller was enjoyed. "A Bashful Lover;; Question," was Riv- rn by Dorothy Miller and Grace Con- c!r; "iP.KTUtvtntlon o[ ;i Last Lamb." Mrs. Carl Vohs with the violin and Hd-:-n Watson singing " The Lost Lamb." A farce, "Why I Ntver Married" was rjrrs. ntecl by fourteen your)? laclk'", clresM'd to represent sew. n old maids and .seven old bachelors. A tumbling act was given by Margaret P.urlyr rind her little friend from W'hittemor- and w.Xs much enjoyed. A lunch was served to about -si.x'.y gue.sts. Mrs. Dan Deviney of Rodman called at the John Williams home Wednesday. Art Williams of Fort Dodge was a caller at the T. W. Williams home on Friday. Miss Phyllis Clifton of Armstrong fc> vi/itini; )i,--r friend, Juanita Hansen here this week. Leslie Stover of Rodman spent Sunday at the hrnnc of his grandmother, Mrs. John Stover. Mr and Mrs. Giles GUt attended a family reunion of the Gist family at Havelock, Sunday. Pat Conlon and daughter, Gertrude and Ruth Metzger spent Wednesday evening at Emmt-Uburg with relatives. Mrs. Giles GUt returned Thursday evening from Rolfr, where she spent tlie past six weeks caring for a patient. MUs Bessie Sloan returned Friday evvning from Chicago, where she had lr en attending the Century of Pro- gr <.-.<». Mr. and Mrs. Thompson of Ledyard and Mr. Kis.;r of California, visited their Inends, the Wm. Rileys, here on Wednesday. Miss Natalie Tinsley of Chicago is .••[xniuiiiK her vacation at, the home of her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. B. F. McF'arland. Miss-.s Caroline Graham, Norma and Merna Anderegg spent Tuesday at Hardy, Iowa, vkitlng the Vane Graham home. Walter Williams returned Friday from Athlon, where he spent a couple of weeks at the home of his sisttr, Mae Bangert and family. Mr.;. William^ of Owattonna. Minn., spent the wevk end a; the B. F. Mc- t-r!a)id home. Mrs. Williams is the mother of Mr. and Mrs. McFarland's bOJi-in-law, Wm. Williams. _ Mr. and Mis. V. E. Daniels and niece Kdna Suye of Larrabte. Iowa, viaitcd Tuesday and Wedni.-c.duy at the Arthur Sninno.ii and Wm. Riky homes. They ueiit to Alyuna to visit relatives. The Wun.a,r.-> Hume and For. 1211 lliioioi:ar> aotitly met with Mr. ; . Jerry Stiiutler, Friday aUej-nu'.n. A lunch cer\ed by the h.^u-.,.,. U ->. ! -ited by enu ,i!id liaviu Sell in U.T aJid Mi;,s Bt'l;. Mr anci Mi* VIM . I Is l.U by Wi:liam Kiley will ob- jj ui-uuiiiij a.:nivei.->uj-y -u':. at tiuir liu.'i.e in -ei;j;.^ u]>el! iiUU. ; c ll'oill -,'l-..,ek t-j U..-1. many 14, with 17 members present. After the business meeting Mrs. Sue Watson had charge of the entertainment. Mrs. Bowells won the prize. The hostess and Mrs. Watson assisted by Helen Watson and Dorothy Miller served the refreshments. Mia. Besnice BOwells was a welcome guest. The club will meet August 28, with Mrs. Ada Sloan. Senator Dickinson To Speak in East Senator Dickinson left last week for Lewiston and Bangor, Maine, where he will speak for the republicans In the state and congressional campaign. Senator Dickinson Is regarded as the republicans' best bet as a speaker In this year's campaign in the different states. He spoke at the state convention of rural free delivery carriers at Cherokee last week and was given a good reception. Be was to speak before the Klwanians at Des Moines Wednesday before leaving for Maine. ST. BENEDICT NEWS Mr. and Mrs. P. F. Immerfall were shoppers at Algona Saturday. Miss Eleanor Bahm of Algona is spending a few days with her brother, Magnus Rohm and family. Leo Immerfall of Algona spent Saturday nnd Sunday with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. P. Immerfall. Mr. and Mrs. Leo C. Millar and family of near Plum Creek spent Sunday at the Mrs. Rose Arndorfer home. Mr. and Mrs. Hoffman and family of Manning spent Saturday evening nnd Sunday with Mrs. Hoffmans sister, Mrs. Mary Simons. Martin Rahm, Mrs. J. L. and Mrs. N. H. Roskopf and Mrs. J. O. Downs were among those who attended the fuixral of Prank Steil Saturday morning at Algona. Jchn Arend, accompanied by Mrs. Water Heaters Coal, Caroline or Oil Complete Service In Repairing or Installation of Plumbing, Heating or Sheet Metal is possible with our stock Also Pump Work Holtzbauer Tin Shop Phone 83 117 S. Dodge 26-tI U THE NEW STEWART-WARNER MAGIC DIAL RADIO THAT MAKES ROUND-THE-WORLD TUNING EASY! • Migic DUI Contolc—Euiest • to • tune all wi.c ndio mult. 4 tuning binds. Automitic volume control. 3 »«o« condcoicr Variable ton* control, ifiirm hn«r 12* ipctker. With !««•. »'J9.iOi with tens iad doori. (109.10. Th« SQ/L50 model Uluitnud 3ft_ Shirley Radio Service > South Phono 44 for Service. Ijiit—Mid you heuj wiut touiiu in tiu- boru uf OUU'ijj <-'!"•> i.uhLr.' j The B.iy Vli;.v cKib nil.-! at tin- !..jaiL- ] ol Mio. C. C. Miller 'iuuadaj. Au e u,-l CITZ HOTEL Newest Wproof Hofcl Dint «nd Dtncc AI i M i r A M o M a SPANISH VILLAGE Mary Fasbentkr and daughter, Irene, and Mrs. O. O. Studer drove to Des- Molnea Ssffnirday and spent several days with friends there. Mr. and Mrs. Al Rosenmeyer and daughter, Patsy Ann and Mrs. Anna, Huschka took Helen and Francis Roskopf to their home at Halbur. after having spent their vacation with relatives here. CONVENIFm" TO EVERY THIN! The Next Best Thing to Owning a Zender & Caldwcll Fall Suit Is Trying It on You'll never ^d the thrill out of u Full suit hei-tj in (he Ntore that you will when you tfc-t it home. And while we can't iina- tfine any man not being uhle to afford our reasonable prices ... if we're wrong . . . listen: If you are absolutely sure you can't afford to actually own one of these line new suits ... at least you can try it on . . . own it for five minutes . . . and that's better than not at all. Come in $17.50 to $29.50 Zender & Caldwell Algona

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