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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, July 21, 1936
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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, July 21,1936 &lgona dipper JBcs ^Toines 0 North Dodge Street HAGGARD & WALLER, Publshm fettered as Second Class Matter at the Postofflee at •UfOnft, Iowa, under act of Congress of March 3, 1879 Issued Weekly NATIONAL EDITORIAL ASSOCIATION •1030* •MOOR. us as though the state liquor stores are handling the liquor problem as well as It can be handled. As the late Senator Murphy, who was a true temperance man, said at the time the question of state stores was up: "The Issue between the friends of true temperance and the prohibition forces Is not whether there shall be liquor or no liquor. It is whether liquor shall be controlled by the clean hands of the government or the dirty hands of the underworld." SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN KOSSUTH CO.: One Tear, In Advance $1.60 Subscriptions Outside County, 13.50 per year, strictly in advance DISPLAY ADVERTISING, S5e PER INCH Composition, s cento per inch extra "let the people know the (roth and the conn, try to safe."—Abraham Lincoln. WHO WILL SUCCEED MURPHY? Great interest is now being manifested in the naming of a senatorial candidate to take the place of the late Louis Murphy in the United States senate. Governor Herring may, if he wishes, appoint someone to act as senator until the fall elections in November, but as there will be no congress in session till after election, it is likely that Gov. Herring will let the matter go over till election. It is now up to both parties to make nominations for candidates to fill the two-year unexpired term of Senator Murphy. It Is expected that the republicans will call together for July 25 the same delegates who acted in the late conventions to nominate a senator. The democrats have not held their state convention, which is slated for Thursday of this week. At that time they will nominate a successor to Senator Murphy. Governor Herring and the present incumbent. Senator Dickinson will flght for the long term in the fall. FOP the short two-year term, it remains to be seen who will be nominated. The democrats have many good men to make the race. Among those mentioned are: Richard E. Matchell, Fort Dodge, at present supreme court justice, who would be a splendid candidate and who would satisfy northern Iowa at least; E. G. Dunn, Mason City, who is now United States district attorney; Ray Murphy of Ida Grove, present state insurance commissioner and national commander of the American Legion; Congressman Utterback of Des Moines, recently defeated by Gov. Herring for the long term nomination. The republicans are talking of Dan Turner, Robt. W. Colflesh, John M. Grimes, recently defeated for the republican nomination for governor; Fred Gilchrist, congressman from this district; Howard J. Clark, Des Moines attorney, and several times a candidate for the senate, and others. There Is another name wnich looms high in Democratic circles. State Comptroller Charles Murtagh, who waa widely and prominently mentioned before the primary as a candidate for either the senatorship or governorship. Says the Estherville News: "When Lieutenant Governor Nels Kraschel became a candidate for the gubernatorial nomination it represented a compromise with Governor Herring-^both wanted to be a United States senator, but Kraschel stepped back for Herring and ran for governor. Perhaps it is a possibility that he will vacate the nomination for governor and seek the senatorial nomination. In such an event either Murtagh or Utterback might be gubernatorial candidates." SERVED STATE HONESTLY Iowa has lost one of the best men that this grand old state ever sent to the senate in the death of Senator Louis Murphy in an auto accident last Thursday. Senator Murphy, who defeated the so- called republican Brookhart for the senate In 1932, had two years yet to serve. In the four trying years that he has served in the senate he had come to be known as the best friend that agriculture has had. He has truly represented the state at all times, and with the administration being democratic he was in a position to really do the farmers a lot of good. It was Murphy who first suggested the corn loan and he always stood for the AAA and other measures of vital importance to the Iowa farmers. Although a good democrat he at times voted against New Deal measures that seemed to him futile or harmful. The words democrat or republican came second to him when it came to standing for Iowa interests. He served the state first and his party afterwards. He had lived his whole sixty years in Iowa and had an immense pride in the state. It will be hard for either democrats or republicans to find a man to take his place in hone-st and intelligent tervice in the senate SAKE OF LIQUOR LESS IN JUNE It M-tnia that the state sale <.f hard liquor in luwa .With over S12.0OJ less in June than it was in May. AIg'jji:i, however, sold $it)«44 more liquor in June than in May, the exact figures being. May 16 432.16, June $6,620.60. This is a lot of money to sptnd fur liquor, but after all it shows in a =rnall way wti'it trie bootleggers ubcd to take from the people at the expense- of the taxpayers. It looks to Dick Should State His Position Walter Breen in D. M. Register Open Forum: On account of the past prohibition record of Mr. Dickinson I am rather surprised that he has not come out with some sort of a statement which would appeal to the anti-prohibition Republican vote, that in the event of his re-election to the senate this coming November he will not be working with the prohibition aggregation. He surely has taken cognizance of the anti-prohibition vote. A lot of Republican voters who dislike the Roosevelt policies are for the same reason not over friendly to the Topeka nominee, with those sinister prohibition figures in his background. Unless Republican congressmen and senators clarify their position on this great question (which was slipped over on the people in 1918, although not in the platforms of either party) a lot of anti-prohibition Republicans just will not vote. The so- called "New Deal" with its experiments will no doubt take the coats off our back with taxes, but prohibition is something that affects a man's shirt, and I need not say that what affects a man's shirt is closer to him than his coat. • • • Believe* in Poverty John McDonough in D. M. Register Open Forum: This talk of doing away with poverty and unemployment is the bunk. It cannot be done and we would not want to do it if it could be done. It is a good thing to have the majority of the people in debt provided, of course that the debtors are solvent and can be liquidated profitably, if necessary. It would be one of the greatest economic disasters ever known if it should become possible for all debtors to pay off their debts In full. It is much better to keep them in perpetual debt at a good stiff rate of usury, commonly called interest. This will keep the banks and insurance companies in a flourishing condition and will keep prosperity coming round the corner when she comes. Unemployment is another great help to prosperity. It keeps wages down to a point where employers can make a profit on labor. Nothing keeps a laboring roan in his place like the knowledge that there is an unemployed man ready to take his place if he asks for higher wages. Long live profits, debts, poverty and unemployment! What would we do without these great blessings ? • • • CoddUnjc the SbUUna North wood Index: Georpe Ad«. famous humorist and philosopher, who supported Roosevelt and the democratic party during the last campaign, said the other day, in part: "I un through with it for good. Among other thing* I <J 0 not like the between-the-lines implication in ill Use administration public documents. That implication is that the man who has something U to be condemned—that we must coddle the miscreants, the shiftless and the lazy—the kind who have never tried to help themselves. Take it away from the rich and give it to the shiftless. It's all too fantastic." • • • Our Heat Penetrated to Patagonia Des Moines Register: The Associated Press reports that South America is having a peculiarly mild winter. Even the usually bleak and bitter wastes of Patagonia have averaged but a few degrees below freezing. To us, this sounds entirely reasonable and natural. Surely the sort of heat we've been getting up here ought to have warmed the earth clear through by now. We shall expect Patagonia to reciprocate about next January. • • • Political Hot Air Webster City Journal: If Father Coughlln has 10.000,000 votes he can deliver and Dr. Townsend has the same number in his vest pocket it would seem they could elect anybody president they desire. But the country doesn't believe that both of them can deliver 5,000,000 votes. No third party ever had such a popular leader as the Bull Moosers had in iai2. but the net results of Theodore Roosevelt's efforts in that campaign was the election of Woodrow Wilson to the presidency. • • • Grafting The Government Tripoli Leader: The Home Owners' Loan Corporation has been compelled to fort-close on 14.582 ! homes on which federal funds had been loaned because repayments were in default without good reason. HOLC officials found that 'J.330 of these foreclosures, or 63 percent of the total, were actions taken against persons who were financially able to make required payments but who re/used to do so. Uncle Sam i.s a kindly old gentleman. He saves more than three-quarters of a million homes when ili-hts threaten to engulf them. And even now ht iri.'t hard un those [.< r.sons really unable to pay. The fedrra! government loaned tht money it didn't K>vc it away. It tXpecU repayment. • • • Automobile Taxe* Louisville Courier Journal: When it is realized that n.ctoribta last year [.aid $ in taxes —more than the motor makers received for all th«> new ( ars produced—It may be understood that this iluvi nl property owners is taxed inordinately. STRANGE and INTERESTING PACTS "In God We Trust" appears on all gold and silver coins that are large enough 1o bear the inscription. James Pollock (Governor of Pennsylvania in 1854) suggested it. Congress approved, passed a lawmaking it legal and it was first used in 1866. People used to cut and scrape the edges of the gold and silver coins. When they had acquired quite a bit, they sold it. In order to stop this petty thieving the U. S. mint, adopted the expedient of milling or making grooves around the coins. CO-OPERATIVE FEATURES, Inc. • Beauty, convenience, depriifUhlenen, economy —you get them all when you select Norge RolliUor Rdxigcnuor. Moreover, became of iu superior ca^iutcr- iag, Norge give* you more >ciri of faithful icfrigeraxiuu M.-rvict. Be wise, bee the Norgc before you buy. Cum- ju<J Dairy Rack L'liliiy Bu^t • AJ- DOWN PAYMENT AS LOW AS ic llooJ Light • other NORGE Richardson Furniture Company Chrischilleses Report on Ex-Algonians in Calif. Nevadlans take pride in their licensed gambling and vice which furnishes revenue for the state with the result that the state has a cash balance, no sales tax, no income tax and no inheritance tax. In California the state gets no revenue but there is equally as much gambling. Games are disguised, as games of skill instead of chance. Instead of giving money to winners for example in the bingo game, coupons are given which are redeemable at stores further down the street However. Reno with all its open gambling and vice is more strict in enforcement of the minor law than the other places. Several times in their short visit in the city the ChrischiHes saw boys of minor age refused beer and entrance to places where minors were prohibited. All in all the ChrischiHes considered this trip one of the most pleasant they have taken. Sexton Man la Overcome by Heat Sexton: Frank Gurdette, brother of Mrs. Essie McMahon. became overcome with the heat in the harvest field recently and has been unable to work much since. Several in this vicinity are sick from the heat TheMan About Town Says A plant at the grtrnhaasf, the only one of its kind among the hundreds of flowers and other plants, was cultivated and nursed along- for weeks by Moody Huen- holi Believing he had a rare specimen or something new Moody invited friends to view the rarely. As one friend to another without the usual plaudits the flowery agronomist is convinced the plant is a common thistle. • • • All last winter the clerks at the ChrischiHes store headed by Theo., watched the big thermometer across the street at Barry's hover around and under the 20 below mark. The same people look with zeal at the same thing but the big pointer is on the opposite side of the dial. The thermometer has about reached its end, around the 110 mark. If not careful on its extremes it will run out of register figures. • • • Nothing out of the way, of eoone. but one distinctly notices electric ice-box merchants making daily trips to the ice manufacturing plant to purchase their needs. The city has such good electric rates and service, too. • • •' Wilbur Holdrrn works en oaf at the new buildings while In the. erection stage. One hundred or better seems hot enough for the average workman. Friday the furnace installers tested their job. A fire was built and the building heated. Wilbur was warmed up by the two factions but unable to tell to what degree. • • • Saturday afternoon a truck from the city street department with a jag of gravel and broken cement I blocks was parked within the red I lines on State street for more than four hours. While the process of reformation of the parking system is in action is no more than courtesy to favor out of town shoppers by giving them aii available space, especially on a busy day. • • • William Siepn,aii and other* took a boat ride up the .river north. From the AnJerson home as far north a.^ the boat went the two hides of the river are lined with the dead bodies of fish. Thousands of suckers and numerous northern 1/ike formed the ghastly scene. • • • • It in »weet c-orn time and a htory by W <j. SkfcCullough a friend of all the boys. Bob Seiistrom was starting work in a grocery store. Mac aaked him how he was getting along and if the store at which he worked had any roasting ears. The terra "roasting ears" stumped Bob for 'A raomc-r.t but he lowered his head in thought and replied to Mac. "I don't know, you see I don't work in thy meat department." • • • That Kaine of Srreeno at the State Theatre i.-* bo fa^cini-.tirig that foikh at the iiiatiriet: v;iil go again at i.i^ht. F.iyifi;; to see the barr.c pK'Lirc over ri^rjin. • • • A f i linn rcacht d in hi» liw ket fur .1 |-lug of his favorite chewing, fut ;', i>c i .'. 1. 1 .o hi.t teeth and started v.iy^i.:^ it in ;i:i eifort to bite- otf a < - A lo j l,Ul ;it the resistant Kie for it t to- ijOT £yC-rf/ilt b'JOK /.C i ate tl ltd to , the (jff .-t:l'_e ,-hort-^Lop, manage 11. iie trap lljit- on .'allow ahoe , la^t vvii.ti.r in \Vi-,<'O.;jin. He trapped bui'. er only a/.d realized the neat .?uru of !:iteen hundred dollars. 40- IEVINGTON NEWS Furniture Stlls for Less. John Erpelding U now enjoying a. ID-tube Zenith radio purchased at Iruiigton. Margaret Kingsdorf of Burt is vialtmg ttaii week at the U. B. t'raiikl homc. Ernc^t Bormajiii recvuUy pur- tnaied a Croaley cite trie refrigent- tor fjom E. H. Thoruaji local dealer in radio,- and refrigerators. Mr. and Mr^. Ted Rmgstiorf and family of Hurt wt-rt Sunday gueaLs at the U B. Fraxtkl come, Caj:iiHa Frank! accompanied them isoiut. after huvmg spent two Wccka a.1 Bancroft and Burt. Reno and Salt Lake City Points of Interest While Enroute Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Chrischilles and three boys. Ted. Jack and Julian, returned last week from a six weeks' western trip. Most of their time was spent at Pasadena, with Mrs. Chrischilles' brother and wife. E. H. Kranz. Interviewed about some of the Algona people whom he saw while on the trip Mr. Chrischilles reported on several about whom it will interest local folks to read. P. A. Krause has just remodeled his store at Pomona. He now has a lovely modernistic light gray decorated building with a basement which houses the home furnishings. He has just purchased a men's furnishing store near the other store, and is making extensive improvements and changing the front. His son. Sewell. is in the men's store. Meet on L. A. Streets While walking down the streets of Los Angeles one day some one tapped Mr. Chrischilles on the shoulder and he looked around to find Fay Hopkins, former Kossuth clerk of the district court. Fay had read in the Algona papers that the ChrischiUeB family was visiting in the west and had kept his eyes open in the hope of seeing someone from home. Visits Wehfers in OafcJaad At Oakland. California, Marie Wehler. who is employed in a bank there, took the day off and she and the Chrischilles covered interesting points in the city and in San Francisco. They saw the big Oakland bridge over which commuters to Sun Francisco will travel instead of on ferries. However, they missed seeing Clarence BrowneJl. who is one of the engineers of the bridge. Clarence is stationed on Erba Beuna island and is one of the men responsible for bringing the bridge spans together properly at the island. The group alio visited the Golden Gate bridge which is the largest single span in the world. It stretches across a. body of water in an opposite side of the city from the Oakland bridge. Tivoii Club While looking for a cafe they came uopn the Tivoii Club, went up a (light of carpeted stairs into a large darkened room and were re- reived by a very cordial man who proved to be the proprietor. From mm they learned numerous interesting facts about the city. His i lub had been the old Tivoii theatre where Madame Tetrazzini made her debut and later in her prune returned to sing outside the theatre on a Christmas eve to between 15 000 and 20.GOO admirers. The proprietor had bought some of the equipment from the club which burned some time b^ick when a tcrch singer's ttarne caught the curtains and draperies during her performance. Marie, her mother, and sifter and husband. Mr and Mrs. Albert Farwell live on the h/th floor of the Warfield apartments and their home commands a beautiful vie*. The Farwells have recently moved their toy and stationery store in a. better location in a nicer room only two blocks from their apartment. In Hollywood, the Chriscnilies tailed on a jiumixrr of AJgocians wdorn they did not find at home. Among them were Renan Cole and her mother. Mrs. Litia Cole, also the ' 'h;u. Palmers and Mrs. Jaa- belic N'i. Ouhn. Auto Oriver* |n^*|ltiny Mr i.'hrii ahilles stattd that auto- ii.obile drivers in the city of Los A.'.^vies have the reputation of being trie iuo;il insulting arid discourt- <--ou.> nt any city in the U. S. arid live up to their reputation. Drivers atop their cars to bawl out other 'invert for the slightest offense. Resident.* are discourteous enough to eiich other, but are doubly offea- sive to out of stale cars. While stopping at Salt Lake City lo visit some Holsteiu. Iowa, friends _ of Mrs ('hrischiilfcs. they met Dau \ Murphy, brother of Senator Mur- j phy who was killed last week. Mr. ' Murpby and hi» wife, who wa* also j a Holsteiu girl, were visit'ag the : ,-,<tiiie friends. The Mu.rphya were on a four weeks' trip to California A'hicij waa cut nhort by the death, of the seuiitor. One of the things which Mr, ChriachiiicS commented on waui the fact Lhal ra<i*c o/ the western aews- paptrs art* very strong for i^adon. but practically ail the individuals he talked to were for Hooieveit. Most everyone around here has finished cutting oats and some threshing runs will begin next week. Mrs. Elmer Emery entertained at a seven o'clock dinner and theatre party Monday night in honor ol Mr. Emery's birthday. Guests were Mra. Ann Green, Edith Greenfield and Lloyd Hintz. Mrs. Ethel Huff entertained a few little girls and boys at a birthday party for her son, Lyle. Monday night Games were played and ice cream and cake were served. Lyle was five years old. Mrs. Keith Shepherd, Algona. spent a few days at the home of her brother. Bill Green and family. She went to LuVerne Thursday to spend the remainder of the week with her mother. Mrs. Grace Green. Mrs. Shepherd is the former Edith Green. Mrs. Walter Plumb and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Plumb and children. Dorothy and Edward of Downer's Grove, HL. are visiting at the home of their son and brother. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Plumb and family. They report the weather there, the same as here, hot and dry. service of an old friend and former parishioner and Miss Wessel also sang at the services. Mr. and Mrs. Brink Shipler, of Maxwell, came Friday to attend the funeral of Mrs. Shipler's grandmother, Mrs. Elizabeth Rlngsdorf. The Ross Ringsdorfs, Mapleton, Minn., were also here for the funeral and Bessie Barslou, Worthington, Minn. Th« Rev. L. Richmanns went to Wheaton, Minn., the first of last week to spend ten days with Mrs. Richmann's mother and other relatives. The Rev. Edward Peters, Cherokee, Oklahoma, preached at the Lutheran church Sunday in the absence of Rev. Rlchmann. Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Baum and Elsie Baum, Lakota, were supper guests Thursday evening at the E. C. Schwietert home. On Wednesday evening, Frances Schrader and Mrs. Tilmer Hansen and daughter, Shirley of Lakota were supper guests at the Schwietert home. Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Nlchotooii and four children, Springfield, Minn., came Thursday for a week's visit at the W. A. Stoutenberg home and with other relatives. Mr. Nicholson is a son of Fred Nicholson, who lived here many years ago. Mrs. Nicholson was formerly Cora Langworthy and also lived in this vicinity. She is a niece of Mrs. Stoutenberg. BUBT Mrs. Vernel Mardgrove and baby of Algona spent but week with her mother. Mrs. Bertha Schwietert. The D. L. McDonalds and E3nta Boettcher went to Spirit Lake the first of last week to spend a few days at the cottage of Mrs. McDonalds parents, Mr. and Mrs. Swan Anderson. Marguerite Nelson returned to her home at Ames last week Wednesday after spending a couple of weeks here. Her cousin. Mary Jean McDonald. mflf 'nn l ^n ! t M A her name DEVOE HOUSE-PAINT LAUGHS: AT SUN AND WEATHER! Use Devoe's and be assured of lasting beauty and protection for your buildings. Always Specify DEVOE'S Botsford Lumber Co. Phone 256 Jim Pool for a visit. About fifty attended a joint meeting of the Burt and Algona conservation units held Thursday evening on the bank of the river east of town, south of the new dam. A Dutch lunch was enjoyed. Mrs. Louis Riedel was called to Iowa City Thursday evening by the news that her brother, Jchn Dack- cn. who has been in the University hospital there a number of weeks was in a very critical condition. Mr. and Mrs. V. A. Smith and son. John, Milwaukee. Wis.. arrsi-- ed Thursday for a visit with Mrs. Smith's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Grover. Mr. Smith will remain two weeks and the other* will spend the summer. The Rev. George Wessel and daughter, Lurena. were called to Dows last Wednesday where the Kev. Wessel conducted th* fajseral YOU Feel BETTER WHEN YOU Look CLEANER Clean clothes will add a great deal to your enjoyment . . . to your personal well being. During the summer when clothes get soiled quickly be sure to lend them to the cleaner often. Have you anything that needs cleaning Elk Cleaners & Tailors Phone 330 We Deliver Although cc«t3 half wiutt y«-"4 expect, it actuaOy keep* youi ku±i fresfcet! Patented Ait Coiiitxtaig daa>- ber, which coois. waihd, K, .^.jj- nea and eizoJUret «ir, keep* foods fresher, asd cczutactiy uapieasa&t odcrs. free ice cube* — is ccuy 5 Prove thr^r &tat£3^c£.;s %£& a lO^DAY FREE TRIAL! contrast to tin: disguised which is seen at the resorts in California, tne city of Reno was of particular interest. Algona Ice Cream & Candy Factory raoxcra Wed.-Thurs., July 22-23, Matinee and Nite MIGHTY WITH MEN . . . ALMIGHTY WITH WOMENI C&ve BROOK-CARROLL and SCREENO Fri.-Sat.-Sun.-Moi.., July 24-25-26-27 FrL r-.ntinuous Sat. Suii. 1 till 11 V II 111 11 FHAHICHOT TONE WA IT E B CONNOLLY *»•• <*»• sy Si**

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