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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, September 29, 1936
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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, Sept. 29,1936 dipper Beg 9 North Dodge Street HAGGARD & WALLER, Publsrurs InMrtd as Second Class Matter at the Postofflce at •Jgona, Iowa, under act of Congress of March 3,1879 Issued Weekly NATIONAL EDITORIAL ASSOCIATION •1030* SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN KOSSUTH CO.: One Year, in Advance $1.50 Subscriptloas Outside County, $2.50 per year, strictly In advance DISPLAY ADVERTISING, S5e PER INCH Composition, 5 cents per inch extra "let the people know the (roth and the conn. try I* safe."—Abraham Lincoln. she replied: "A tremendous waste."—Garner Lender. The better way to answer the lady would be to ,™» brtok to Hoover times when six and one-half billions of the people's money was wasted with nothing to show for it, when banks were crumbling . y the thousands, when every newspaper was loaded with foreclosure proceedings, when big banks were begging for funds to bolster up their financial institutions, when farmers had to accept two cents per pound for hogs, 15 cents for corn, 16 cents for oats, when newspaper dropped their subscription rates to $1.00 or gave it way, when farmers who owned their farms had to borrow money to pay their taxes, when land dropped to 1900 prices, when schools closed all over the nation, when governors of states were closing the banks by official order, when millions of people had nothing with which to keep body and soul together—then if this Indy had endured all or some of these things, she would have decreased In waist line without much effort. All this actually happened and more, too. YOU CAN'T DISPUTE THE FIGtTRES There are only two kinds of political arguments those that deal in FACTS and those that deal in FANCY. Under the first heading comes carefully checked and authentic information which has some bearing on the political situation. Under the second heading comes those prejudices, phrases without meaning nnd hot air that we hear altogether too much of, from both sides In fact. But here, we believe, are potent and ACCURATE points that should not be overlooked by thoughtful voters, nor skipped by political bigwigs in their speeches. Happenings since 1933: Unemployment reduced ¥1% (compromise figure arrived at by comparison of federal statistics and American Federation of Labor). Steel production advanced 338%. j Automobile production advanced 337%. Department store sales up 70%. Exports advanced 42%. Construction advanced 111%. Net farm income advanced 141%. Stock prices advanced 146 per cent, bond prices 25 per cent, bank deposits advanced 38 per cent And here are some more figures: Stock Aug. 11. 1932 Aug. 11. 1936 American T. & T. 114% 175H International Harvester .. 31 84 Chrysler 15% 119% Westinghouse 35 145Vt Montgomery Ward 12 48W There are innumerable other instances of improved and bettered business conditions that could be quoted. They do not mean that business is perfect, nor that the farm situation is perfect, nor that Roosevelt is perfect But they do mean that general conditions are "'AR BETTER than they were In 1932. Roosevelt was elected to do something; he has fulfilled that promise. We can hold no brief for the fact that government expenses have Increased, but the sum total of figures PROVES that even though government expense has risen, the nation as a whole does have something to ahow for it And we all know that In the past, government expense has had nothing to even defend itself with. The information contained above has been thoroughly checked. If you are interested in the sources of the material, we will be happy to supply you with this Information. THE FUNERAL "Poor Aunt Ruby," sobbed the large, broad- beamed woman, "she was so good and so kind, and oh how we'll mis* her." Much dabbing at the eyes _Jjrlth handkerchiefs. And the speaker was only last week telling what a terrible Job It waa to mine and care for the old lady, how fussy and disagreeable •he made life. "Now, folks," said the spokesman for the family," if you'll step In here we'll discuss the reading of Aunt Ruby's will." This, immediately after the funeral before the chief mourners and relatives have left the church. Aunt Ruby was reported to have left a bank account, and as eldest member of the clan, the chief spokesman wondered what his cut would be. "Isn't it just too bad," murmcred a mourner from a distant point. She hadn't seen Aunt Ruby in 10 years, and cared leas, but then—the will, you know. Aunt Ruby, who had lived her natural span of existence, would not have beer, complimented, were she able to express herself. No. there's no specific case in mind in the above nor is Aunt Ruby a recently departed soul. But what adult has not attended funerals where similar remarks and similar gestures and similar hypocrisies have been exhibited? The time to show affection, love and devotion for our fellow beings la befcre the funeral—afterward it is too late. What Hypocrite* We Are Northwood Anchor: In a certain city of this country a police drive is being made on lotteries and marble games in drug storei, cafea >md saloons. Men are arrested and fined for gambling, especially on the lottery charge—for even having tickets in their possession. Yet all over that city picture theatres are holding "bank nights", stores are giving prizes to holders of lucky tickets, churches are handing out "gifts" to fortunate ones chosen by number at church suppers, bridge clubs are offering valuable prizes for winners, sometimes cash. The ones named last continue serenely on their gambling way and nothing is done abuut it while at the same time gamblers in lotteries and race track events are arrested and fined. If some of this is gambling an 1 some innocent amusement, how do the authorities draw the line—just what is it that makes one gambling and the other not gambling? • • • Actor? No. Ju»t Gall Muaon City Gazette: The fellah who encouraged Katharine Hepburn to believe she is a dramatic actress is another bird against whom the American movie public has a case. • • • Obliged to Print the New* EmmeUburg Democrat: Attempting to bluff an editor out of printing legitimate news is usually unsuccessful. Newspaper subscribers pay for their news, and they expect to get it in return for the money they spend with the publisher of the newspaper. Occasionally wht-u the editor fei-ls that no good purpose is to be served by the publication or some item he may at his own discretion decide not to use it. The newspaper docs not make the news, it simply reports it. • • • A Good F.xitmpli! lu Follow Wintcrstt Miidisoiiian: The confen-nce at l><.:-. Moines had at leu^t one sululory effect, it &ho.VL-d the rank and hie that president a and presidential candidtaes po.vttis the human Attributes <jf good fellowship and good sportsmanship. If Kou., and Landon cau put their feet under the same table and meet and act as gentlemen, surely th; rest of us can put our utmost into this campaign without resorting to riie-an personalities. Let's ' — lit it out on the issues of government, and on the records of accomplishment and failure. The lump of history is still a safe- guide. iJccds weigh ht-av- ier than words. Let's follow our convictions. Let's light for them with zeal, bat let'a not stoop to personalities, that are beneath good sportsmanship and gentlemanly behu\ior. • • • Needs I,audoo Diet Titonka Topic: Weekly papers in northwest lov, > have been telling of a woman reader who wrote in to know how she could get rid of. a new deal figure. Asked what she meant by a new deal figure, What i\Ihkos a Hot Dog A Hot Dog? With thousands and thousands of hot dogs about to be dished out free, by the Algona Chamber of Commerce. Wednesday and Thursday of this week, our intellectual researtti department has delved into the whys and wherefores of the hot dog, that kingly sandwich which has risen to a place of fame wherever crowds gather or people congregate for a holiday, fair or festival. It seems that a hot dog is to a packing plant, about what gas is to a coke plant, not the main business, but a very valuable by-product. Hot dogs range in class from the junior to the extra-senior models, and their chassis lines are governed by the modern streamline touch. They are built to resist the wind with a minimum of effort, and fashioned so that If you happen to gulp one whole, they can wiggle into your digestive system without bringing a rush call for a stomach pump. Only the poorer quality contain any sawdust or s'mvlnga, and these have been banned by the local Chamber of Commerce, which has sent out a committee composed of Alf Kresensky and Lyle Reynolds to determine what is and what isn't in hot dogs. The boys sampled those which will be served, nnd are here to tell the tale, so they must be all right. Like white, sidewall tires on automobiles, nnd fancy colors, hot dogs should be adorned with a dash of mustard and some pickle relish. It acts as grease in the gears, and bring more mileage per dog. So we say, folks, step right up nnd cat your fill. It's all free, and if one doesn't satisfy you, go around to the end of the line and have another. • • • Tunney Huenhold nays you can always tell when the honeymoon's over because the groom stops keeping his shoes shined, his pants pressed and shaving once a day. • • • Things arc bad In Europe, but suppose Spain had to contend with William Randolph Hearst, or that Hitler had Mussolini's lower jaw, and Mussolini had Hitler's mustache. • • • And then there waa the prize boner of last Wednesday, when Roy Cavanaugh as toastmaster of the Des Moines boosters, arose to introduce the next speaker, came to the conclusion, and introduced "Mayor Lewis of Des Moines." It seems that Mr. Lewis had not been in office for the past year, as Mayor Allen, the next speaker, pointed out But Cavanaugh had a nifty comback; said he just wanted to watch the expressions on the faces of Bob James, E. W. Lusby, Al Borchardt and Ben Sorensen, and find out if they were up on their _stuff In Des Moines politics. • • • Fifty years ago the republicans were standing for strong central government, tariffs for home industries and freedom, among other things. The democrats were standing for states rights, little or few protective tariffs, and still some regret over the passing of slavery. Today the republicans arc alarmed at the decrease in states rights and the increase of federal government strength, and find that the democrats are breeding class hatred by legislation to free the workingman and farmer from forces beyond his control. The democrats are defending strong, centralized government, the tariff acts as they now are operating (and whirh were passed under republican administrations they previously criticized) and their social security program and farm program. Did you ever hear of any more peculiar Bhakeup in political ideals and beliefs which finds, as a matter of fact, republicans supporting democratic doctrine of a half century ago, and democrats supporting republican doctrine of days gone by. • • • We like Jack Hammond'* slogan on the Decorah Journal: "Independent but not Neutral." • • • One of the Schwartz boys at F.'nton Just Joined up with a fraternity at Ames, so Postmaster Schwartz will probably soon be receiving requests for a boost in the allowance. • • • And did J. V. Studer of Wesley have a . good time at the American Legion convention, at Cleveland. • • • Famous La«t Line—You might be a wit if you was twins. I Weekly Health Message CAN CAREFULLY Dunns the canning season, housewives in urban and rural areas are busy with the preserving of fruit and vegetables, in preparation for the winter months. It is a matter of wonder how. the canning process, properly carried out, preserves perishable foods for months and even years. The main principle in canning is the application of heat through prolonged boiling. Spoilage of fresh fruits, meat and vegetables is due to process- is of fermentation and putrefaction; these in turn are dependent upon bacteria. High temperature and the canning process destroy bacteria, prevent spoilage and make possible the preservation of food over long periods of time. Fatalities occur from time to time through faulty technique in the home canning process. The most serious condition is that known as botulism. a type of food poisoning due to the toxic products of bo'ulinus gerrns. These germs, distributed in the soil and at times in the intestinal canal of animal.-,, have a spore form which is peculiarly resistant, to heat. Home canned string beans, corn and pork are sometimes subject to contamination "•ith ther.e bacteria and the toxin or poison which they produce. Symptoms are those o.f disturbed vi.sior/ difficulty in .swallowinx and progressive muscular weakruv.-,. Fortunately botulism occurs but r.ti.-lv Laboratory study. and this alon.f. throws iiaht upon the exact nature of food con- tuniinrjt ion. Some of the means of preventing the type of fon.i poisoning which causes botulism, are as follows: 'I) Only fresh foods which have butu thoroughly washed nhould bo used for canning: '2i Moats and vegetables require prolonged cooking, preferably at J20 decrees Oentitrrade in a pressure cooker, before canniiiL': <3) Canned meats should ' •• cooked thoroughly just before serving: U) Cunt or jars which have gaa formation (bulged lidi, rancid odor or spoiled appearance should be discarded. STRANGE and INTERESTING FACTS The Poinsetta which has become almost as symbolic of Christmas as Holly was originally a plant of the Spurge family found in shady damp sections of sub-tropical Central America. The American diplomat, Joel Roberts Poinsett of South Carolina former minister to Mexico, brought the plant to this country about 1835. With the zeal of a confirmed botanist, Joel Poinsett delighted in the care and cultivation of the Poinsetta developing it into the brilliant decorative plant we now know. In honor of its discoverer the plant was given the name Poinsetta. Co-openttre tmtant. Inc. Reply from Pastor September 21, 1936 The Algona Upper Des Moines: In last week's issue of your paper you carried a report of a sermon preached the preceding Sunday by my friend, the Reverend George C. Vance. In this sermon he pointed out the need for a civic youth center. In connection with this article you inserted an editorial in which you suggested that the way to finance such a venture would be for the churches of the community to divert funds which were being given to the foreign missionary enterprise into such a local program. I rarely miss reading an editorial which appears in your columns and I feel that a great many of them are of fine quality and great merit. There are times, however, when I very definitely disagree. In this particular editorial I feel that you apparently were writing on a subject which you have not had occasion to carefully study and think through, for I confess that I was quite surprised at the suggestions. Knowing that you are both open and fair minded, I am sure that you will welcome a letter which takes issue with your statement. The suggestion that you make is not only impractical but also impossible. In the first place funds which reach the churches are set aside for various causes and the church boards must apportion them accordingly. It is also of the very essence of Christianity to propagate its faith for without such propagattion it could not be true to Its founder and head. It was a definite command of the Master to the church that it should preach His message to the world. The spiritual values derived from the missionary enterprise of the church needs no defense. The results speak for themselves. Without them we would not today be worshipping in Christian churches in Algona. We are products of this same movement. Every business and social institution in the community has profited by it There are, however, many other reasons why it would be a very grave mistake to cease to support the foreign missionary movement. We are living at a time when nations are arming and treaties are being scrapped faster than they can be made. Our own nation has shown to the world that i£ does not trust its neighbors by building a larger and more powerful navy and increasing other military apportionments. We are in the armament race as we have never been in peacetime before. All indications are that as far as governments are concerned we cannot look for disarmament for some time to come. In such a crisis the problem is greater than ever for the church for at the present time it Is the only great agency that is .successfully operating harmoniously on an international scale in the program of peace. Our mission aries are ambassadors spreading the tiding of understanding and an era of peace and good will. With the exceptions of Husaia and Mexico, all countries in which the enterprise is operating, the governments are not only giving them encouragement, but directly cooperating with them even though some ol these governments are functioning under another religion. I firmly believe that if we are to achieve world peace it can only come if the message of world fellowship, work understanding and world brotherhood is preached and the task has fallen upon the church. We coulc not afford to divert foreign mia sionary funds to a local enterprise The cost would be too great. There is another reason why your suggestion would not be prac tical. The funds which are given in all the churches together for foreign missionary work wouk hardly pay the expense of a civic center. The church is already car rying a much heavier load to pro vide the young people of the com rnunily with a moral environrnen that will prepare them for life than uny other institution depending up on popular support. Very few peo pie give but a paltry sum to the up keep of the church. The burdei fulls upon the faithful ones who have the vision to go ahead even though it may mean sacrifice on their part. What money comes for young people's work cornea from this source and they are the same persons who are supporting the missionary enterprise. Your suggestion if carried out would merely take the responsibility from the shoulders of those who ought tc help carry it, but are not, to the shoulders of those who already are carrying more than their just share. You can readily see that such a plan would be most impractical. After carefully considering the sermon of the Reverend Mr. Vance I most hearltly agree with what he said and endorse the suggestions he made. For approximately a year Mr. Vance and I have been in charge of the local Boy Scout organization. We have had splendid cooperation from the American Legion. They have not only helped finance the troop but have given us every encouragement But we have a problem in connection with this work that should be a community problem. To properly carry out a boys' program we should have a place to meet which would not be used by any other group. They should have a place where they could come and spend their leisure hours in activities that develop a boy morally, mentally and physically. We spend money for many organizations, but we are neglecting as a city one of the most important enterprises. We should provide a place where our young people could spend the time which if often spent in places which sooner or later get them Into difficulties, sometimes seriously. Two or three different cases come to my mind which have cost the community, county and state money. Had these same boys had a place to spend their leisure nours under proper supervision they would today be citizens Algona would be proud of. Please do not feel that I have singled out your editorial for a target to shoot at. I have had this on my chest for a long time. I am grateful that your- editorial gave me the opportunity to say what I have been wanting to say. You have been instrumental in assisting several worthwhile civic enterprises. Perhaps your columns can assist us In promoting a civic center for our youth. Sincerely, C. PAUL CARLSON. ••^Mfr'S UNLY 100% H(J/VV5 "OWNED Wed.-Thurs., Sept. 30, Oct. 1 SCREENO Special Afternoon Matinees On Both Days—Come to Fall Festival Three of the A. W. Radeke child- en were ill last week with sore hroats. 630 more square inches of plate urface In our Super-Active 51- ilate Battery—81% more starting power. Be ready for hard start- ng. Install a Super-Active Batery—61-plate, J8.98. Others as low as $3.19 exch. price.—Gamble stores. 39 News Friday-Saturday, Oct. 2-3 Boris Karloff in BLACK ROOM MYSTERY and the NEWS REEL and "RUNNIN' WILD" of local current events, local people. Adults 36c, Children lOc, evenings Matinee Saturday, 26c-10o. Sunday-Monday, Oct 4-5 TENDER! TOUCHING I TICKLING! TENSE BENNETT ">*>• M'CREA IN A UNIVtMAl nCTUKI Nat Pendleton Armotta NOTICE The Algona Federal Savings ft Loan Association Is Now in a Position For a Limited Time to Again Take Investments on Snares. THIS ASSOCIATION HAS NEVER PAID LESS THAN 4% Investments Up to $5000 Insured By U. S. Government. Optional Savings Shares - A Convenient Savings Plan To have 11000 in 5 yearn 10 year* 15 years 20 years 25 years Share Dividend Rate* 3% 4% Invest Each Month $15.44 T.15 4.40 3.06 2.24 115.06 6.78 4.06 2.73 1.95 •The dividend rate of a Federal Savings and Loan Association is not fixed, because it depends upon earnings which vary according to locality and current business condition, but ID usually from '•>>% to 4%. T HIS type of share is designed f.r the convenience of Individual* who are able to save money only in irregular amounts, nod ** Irregular times. Such share* can be purchased gradually, by payment* of varying sums of money lit any amount from f 1 upward. They are especially suifea to peopta whose Income* fluctuate from month to mouth, making it difficult lor *h«m to save a regular, fixed amount each mouth. Earnings Table Shown at Left ALGONA FEDERAL SAVINGS & LOAN ASSOCIATION 20t> E. State St. "Insured Snares" AJgoiia, Iowa ATTORNEYS A* R. J. Harrington 3. fc. Law* HAWMNatON * t0W« Room* 212-1* First NatT Bk. Bldg ALGONA, IOWA ». I* BONAB ATTORNEY AT LAW Collections Will receive prompt attention . ALGONA, IOWA THE SCREEN'S GREATEST CO-ED IN A SPARKLING ROMANCE OF COLLEGE YOUIH STIRIINO HAllOWAY • IOOM NUOINT AITHUR LAKE • CREIGHTON CHANCY • OKM MHMM . B. QtJABtOir ttWiMJOLIJ» ATTORNBTS AT LAW Office over Co. Savings Bk. Bid* Office Ph«n«, 4*f ALOONA, IOWA A. HUTCHISON ~ DONALD C. HUTCHISON THEODORE O. HUTCHISON ATTORNEYS AT LAW Qulnby Bldg. Phone 261 E. J. VAN NESS-Q. W. STILLMAi LAWYERS Office over Iowa State Bank Phone 218-W Algona, low* Gaylord D. Shumway Edw. D. Kelly. BHUMWAY A KELLY ATTORNEYS AT LAW Office over Qulnby ft Krause Bldg. Algona, Iowa Phone » ~~ L. A. WINREL ATTORNEY AT LAW Office in Qulnby Bldg. Phone UKT ALGONA, IOWA E. C. McMAHON ATTORNEY AT LAW Office over Qulnby ft Krause Bid*. Algona, Iowa Phon* 119 HIRAM B. WHITE ATTORNEY AT LAW Office over Iowa State Bank Phone 206 P. A. DANBON ATTORNEY AT LAW Office over Iowa State Bank BMg Office Phone 460-J Res, >U> ALGONA, IOWA J. W. Sullivan (dec'd) 8. E. McMaboo L. E. Llnnan SULLIVAN, M'MAHON A L1NNA?» ATTORNEYS AT LAW Office over Kossuth Mut Ins. Bldg. ALGONA, IOWA CARROL A. WANDER ATTORNEY AT LAW Over Postofflce Phone W PHYSICIANS A SURGEONS J. N. KENEFICK PHYSICIAN ft SURGEON Office formerly occupied by Dr. A L. Rlst over Rexall Drug Store Office Phone 300 Res. Phone 920 ALGONA, IOWA C. H. CBETZMEYER, AL D. SURGEON ft PHYSICIAN Office John Galbralth Bldg. Phone 444-SU MELVIN O. BOURNE PHYSICIAN ft SURGEON Office over Post Offlo* Bid*. Phone*—Office 197 Res, Ite DR. C C. 8HEGRK Chiropodist—Podiatrist FOOT SPECIALIST Over Chrlstenaen's Store Phone 280 OSTEOPATHS DR. 8. W. MEYER Osteopathlc Physician General Practice Special attention given to surgical treatment of rectal cases, varicose veins and ruptam General Hospital Phono 187 dfc- DKNTISTS DR. If. M. OLSON DENTIST Gas, Novocalne used for extraction Located over Chrlstensen store Phone, Business 166, Residence 7M ALGONA, IOWA DR. a D. SCHAAP DENTIST Qulnby Bldg. Phone if) Res. Phone 174 Algona, low* GEO. D. WALRATH, D. D. & GENERAL DENTISTRY Office in Postofflce Block Phone 20 Algona. Iowa VETERINARIANS FOX * WINKEL Dr. L. W. F«* Dr. J. R Winkot Office 220 West State Street Office Phone 479-W R**. ALGONA, IOWA Typewriter Paper We have Just received a large shipment of ream package* (600 sheet*) which Mil for 60c for 600 sheets Thla U a good grade bond paper and will make an excellent school paper. The Algooa Upper Des Moines Your Ad s in This Newspaper Will Add to Your Sales

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