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PAGB FOUR THE WINTHROP NEWS. WINTHROP, MINNESOTA THURSDAY, JUNE 7" rile WINTHROP NEWS Published every Thursday morning By C. C. Eaten Entered as Second-Class Mail Matter at Post Office in Winthrop, Minn. THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 1936 Subscription Rates. One copy, 1 year, in advance .. $2.00 One copy, 6 months iv advance 1.00 One copy, 3 months in advance .50 8ingle copies ................ 05 Why Newspapers Lead (Cli~tan, Tenm, Courier) New~apers continued as "tops" in ~tve~sin~ media in 1935, and here t~ why, according to [h-of. Thomas F. ~ of the University of Min~eso~: l---New~p~per readin~ is a uni- vermd ha~it~ Newspaper advertis- ing, ~her~fore, reaches virtually all w~o read and buy. F.---A newspaper advertisement can always be see~ by the reader. 3---T~te newsl)aper advertisement, as p~rt of the cmnplete p~per goes im$o the home ~ a welcome guest. 4---The ~>er advertisement e~n h~ve as m~teh reader ineterest a~l new~ walu~ as the news ~tem. 5--2Vne am~mt of text used in advertisements is depen- dent early ttpor~ the size of space. 6---Newspaper advertising is flex- 7--N per advertising is quickly controlled,. 8--New.per advertising may be ~ljuaee~ to different conditions. 9---New~tper advertising en- ~blem ~ and dealers to I~te where ~ir ~ may be llN--NeW lm er advertising is in- expensive. Memhants have learned ll~xat it ~ nmre families for less tha~ arW other form of ad- v tising. ll--Newsg per advertising results may be cbockocL IZ -- circulation is and i~ comparatively un- SCented by d~ily change. 13--News~per advertising re- dklces se~iv4r cos~ becat~e it en~ils 11o waste of cir~ul~tian. This helps v~tme cos~ for the consmner. "Newep~per advertising," says P~seo~ B~rnhart, "builds con- and good will, ttraets new inm-ease~ sales, and stab- illze~ merchandise, methods and prices." Learn To Say "No." (Lo Ill., Specta r) Did y~ ever think what gullible we vatem are ? We doesn't bring imbii~. We know the magician dl0esmft really pick money out of the air. We kn~v that water doesn't rum .up hill B~t we never seem (co festa ~ p~li42c~ n~gic is no dif- ~ stage nm~c, except ~e admission is more. A gx~xl politicin c.~n m~ke us ~Ink he p~ks money ou~ of the air ~mt: like a good magician. But 4fl~e politician holds o~r a~ten- by l romising to give us s n e- thin rv hin , but our vote, his is our pocket taking o -t our Imm y (,taxes) to pay for his "gift." , Unless we learn to say "no" to the ~ng" "gifts" effered us, the l~iticel m~gicians will promise us a ~ trip ~o the ,moon with ~ golden ~ma'iot to ride in when we get there ---tree by ~ ~me we vaTived, we would ~ve ~or~g white vehiskers and the ~,pawn broker would have the dh~iog (~md probably our return trip tick~)f~r the tax lien the ipol~ m~icimm gve him against Better C~ances (iowa City, Press-Citizen) good news a ai s the ga tua s of 1936. Uuiver- depaz aen l heads, who usu- Veteran Democrat Succumbs From Hemorrage--Bank- head Elected Hea . Washington -- Joseph Wellington Byrns, speaker of the house of rep- resentati ~es, died of a heart attack f01- lowed by a cerebral hemorrhage. He was 6(] years od. The cerebral hem- orrhage was preceded by a heart at- tack. Death occurred in the s~eak- ers apartment in the Mayflower hotel. The White H0use was informed im- mediately. Byrns, a Tennesseean who had a long career in congress, was active almost up to the last in the tremen- dous task of trying to clean up pend- ing legislation and adjourn congress. Friends believed the strain of this task may have been responsible for his death. Dr. George W. Calver, capitol physician, said the speaker had suffered from a bad heart condi- tion for several years as a result of a severe attack of influenza. He was at his accustomed post in the house duing the day and had showed no signs of illness. A stat~ funeral in the house cham- ber was held for the speaker, with notables headed by President Roose- velt in attendance. Burial was in Tennessee. The uneral was conduct- ed immediately after arrival. The chamber which the 66-year-old speaker had guided through history- making times met briefly and electe~ William B. Bankhead of Alabama to take his place. An attorney with 20 years' experience in tbo house, Bank- head hlmsef recovered only a few months ago from an illness possibly aggregated by the strain of his posi- tion as majority, leader. The senate called a halt it. its debate of the tax program, one of the vital measures Byrns had sought to steer to the sta- tute books before the opening of the national party conventions. It ad- |ourned out of respect to him until the hour of the funeral, when it as- sembled to go to the house chambers Movie Star Attacked by Jeering Mob Los Angeles--A shouting, -jeering mob, about 100 men and women, se- verely beat William Haines, former motion picture star, and Jimmy Shield's a companion, near Manhattan Beach and drove them and 19 friends out of town. At his exclusive antique and interior decorating shop in Holly- wood, Haines declared he did not know the reason for the mob's act. Duce's Troops Massacred In Ethiopia Rome---Italian n~ilitary authorities said that 30 air force soldiers on their way to Addis Ababa had been massa- cred. The Italian soldiers were es- corting a small column of automobile trucks loaded with supplies and were near the Ethiopian capital at the time of the attack. This Man Can Really Cough up Money Buffalo, N Y. Robert Ford, 41 years old. coughed after he had been operated on for a skull fracture. UP came a roll of 11 one dollar bills. ?olice said Ford had been attacked by bandits and pprently hd swal- lowed the money for safe keeping. ~henectady haa a $400,000 Fire Schenectady, N. Y.---A three alarm fire swept through nearly a city block Just outside the business section, in- Juring two firemen and causing dam- ~ge estimated at $400,@00. Two ware- houses, two residences and several sm~ller buildings were detsroyed. Air ~:)eed Ace Plans for New CratR. Minneapolis--Roscoe Turner, na- tionally\known speed flier, paid hurried ~isit to Minneapolis to dis. cuss plans for construction of a new speed plan~ with Professors H. W. Barlow and J. D. Akerman of the Uni- versity of Minnesota. Lightning Bolt Kills Buffalo Farmer Buffalo--Struck by ightning while driving turkeys to shelter on his farm during a light rain, Arthur W. Erick- ion, 40-year-old farmer residing five miles southwest of Buffalo, was killed Erickson, a World war veterans, leaves three children. Liquor Paying for Montana's Relief Peoria, IlL--The state of Montana lm paying its relief bill from proceeds of a state liquor monopoly, Martin Hoffman, official of the Montana tate liquor board, told liquor super- vision officials of 11 other states at a conference.~ Floods .in Canada Cause Heavy Lo~ Vancouver, B. C.--Flooded rivers crippled communication lines in wide- ly qeparated sections of British Co- lumbia as mountain torrents poured a heavb runoff of melting snow into the lowlands. Lindberghs Guests of King Edward London--Colonel and Mrs. Charles A. Lindbergh were guests of King Edward VIII at Buckingham Palace. Also invited were Prime Minister and Mrs. Stanley Baldwin and Alfred Ruff Cooper. New York Bandits In $50,000 Holdup New York--Three armed bandlts held up Theodore Frank, assistant manager of the National Safety Bank & Trust company and a guard in The OBSERVATIONS By Congressman ELMER J. The investigation wMch is being conducted by ~he Federal Trade Commission of the praczices of dis- tributors of milk and milk product~ has uncovered some intez~ing facts in connection with the Wisconsin cheese exchange. In Plymouth, Wi~onsin. each week a small group of men meet for ~e.purlmse of the bill is to pro- vent the. granting of unjustified ,preference~'~und privileges by whole- salem and nmn~ffaeturers to their chain s~ore customers. Practices of this nature give advantages to the large scale operators which m~e ou: of reach of the small merchant. This necessarily operaves to hamper the "little fe~:low" and if continued, will drive him out of busirm~. The method whereby unjustified I "quantity discounts" have been m-anted was well exemplified in the C_~od5 ear-Scars Roebuck Tire case reren~ly investigated by the Federal Trade Commission In that case it was shown that a few minutes to fix the prices of Goods~ear Com!eanies discriminated bulk cheese for that week. in favor of Sears Roebuck and Com- pany to the extent of from 29 to 40 For fifteen minutes or ne-halftper cent; that is, Sears Roebuck hour every Friday these men meet se- and determine the price of bulk cured discriminatory price prefer- cheese which forms the basis of the ences which a~ounted to approxi- price of 1~l~t product ~hroughout the COtt~l'y. The price of milk, evaporated milk and butter is indirectly affected by cheese prices. Through this mechan- ism a few men rep:~esenting wide- spread cheese and packing interests are able to depress or increase the price of their product and the raw mterial out of which the s~me is manufactured. The purpose of the Federal Trade Commission investigation for which $100,090 was appropriated by the first so,ion of the 74th Congress is to furnish basis for legislation dealing with practices of this rmture. The Pa~man-Robinson bill. out- lawing discrimination in price and terms of sale, prohibiting unustified rebates and brokerages and sup- pressing aehrertising allowances made to large scale purchasers, pascal the House on Thursda~v, May 28 by a vote of 290 to 16 and was sent to corderenoe~ maSely $41,000,000.00. It was shown that the Goodyeax Company concealed the prices at which it was selling tires to Seam Roebuck and Co. from its own sales organization. The price discrim- irmtion resulted in driving ou~ of business a large number of retail dealers and this reduction in the number of independent tire dealers in turn drove out of business numer- ous small tire merchants. The nat- ural result of tendencies of this na- ture is to result in absolute monopo- ly. It is the existences of such prac- tices ~hat the Patman-Robinson bill is aimed. This woudd result in inequalities ~taxrers in different locations and ~)uld give advantage to those located in the Eas~ near the large cortsuming circles. It would have had an adverse effect on the price of Minnesota dairy products sold in the East. This provision was e!imi~Ved be fore the bill passed. The only point in the bill which occasioned any ~a~ amount of de- bate was the so-called "basing point" provision. This provision would have required shippers to base their price on a F.O.B. basis and to charge a price equal to zhat charged by shippers in other locali- ties plus the freight or transporta- tion charges incurred in conveying the goods to the buyer. A '.ot of people wouldn't be'.ieve their own eyes ever: if they could see :hemselves as others see them. In a campaign, it often happens that those who tome out in favor of a candidate are the candidate"s big- best liability and sometimes the very thing that defeats him. Johnson-Nelson FURNITURE FUNERAL SERVICE LICENSED EMBALMERS FUNERAL COACH Phone 60 DAY OR NIGHT Personal Service by Noble D. Nelson Winthrop. Minn. NOMINATE Christian J. Laurisch Republican Candidate for Congress Second Congressional District Primaries June 15 A Liberal Progressive Republican Born and reared on a farm in Blue Earth County. Educated in public schools of Faril~ult Coney and State University. Practiced law in Farily~ult and Jackson Counties. Member of Railroad and Warehouse Commission for seven years. Now practicing law at Mankato, ~Minn, Has owned and operated a farm in Blue Earth County for thirty years. Understands the problems of agriculture and favors farm relief legislation, reduction of taxes, in- terest rates on farm loans, modi- fica,tion of grain grading, rea~ormblesociai security legislation i~eluding old age pensions. l~pared and ordered published by and for Christian J. Laurish. Na~o, Minas, paid for at regular advertising rates. Man- Republican Candidate for Second Congressional District Primarles~ June 15 AND ABLE T. Connelly Candidate For of Sibley County Your support at the Primary Election in June will be greatly appreciated. Have lived in S~bley Co~ all my life. I am 32 years of age and married. A graxtu~e of the Umvers~ty School of Ag cu ure. Sea-veal as Town Clerk of Green Isle town- ship for three terms. I am a home owner and ~axpayer, If elected will serve the people of ~ibtey county to 4~e best of my ahilieT as Representative of Sibley County. and oa~ler~ p~ by and for Leonard T. Cormelly, R. IF. D. Glencoe, bFann, and pe~d for ~t anegular advertising rates. Successful lawyer and able public speaker, student of government af- fairs, active in Republican Party for 20 years, delegate ,to Puepu~ican Na- tional Convention 1932, Pa.n't State Commander American Legion, mem- ber State Crime Commission 1925- 19"Z6, member of State and Amer- ican Bar, now member of Board o~ Governors Minnesota Bar Associa- tion, County Attorney MeLeod coun~ ty, 41 yea~ of age, nmrried, three childrem e Candidate for the Nomination F~vors: A Protective Tariff for tFa~mer and ~r. That Re- lief and Old Age Assi~ should be under the strict administration and supervision of the local unit~ of Govermne~t. Merit Syztem in Fed- eral appointments under Civil Ser- vice ,foa'rly administered. for PRIMARY ELECTION June 15, 1936 Condemns needless waste and ex- penditures of the Taxpayers Money by the Present Democratic Adminis- tration. Paid Advertisement--Prepared and inserted by J. P. O'Hm~ for Congress Voluntear Con~nittee, Elmer C. Jen- sen, Clmirman, Emil Erns% Sec., Hu$chiuse~, Minn., for which$3.00 has been N per iuserti~n. Born and reared in New Ulm, Brown County, Minneso~. Completed the elementary schools. When the federal income tax hw was eat- acted, was appointed as internal revenue collector and served con- tinuously for 22 years, gaining an intimate and valuable knowledge of the farming, business and banking life, and all federal taxes. I an~ in favor of: Drastic reduction of needless spending in government expenses; old age pension, and protective tariff for the farmer as well as the manufacturer. ,Prepared and ordered ptddisbed by and for F. J. "C~p" Nenno, Man- l~to, Minn., paid for at regular ~ ra~s. DR. ROLF HOVDE Physician and Surgeon Eyes Examinea and Glasses Fitted. Office rooms over Johnson Nelson Furnitur~ Co, DR. C. ECKMAN Dentist Office rooms over Johnson- Nelson Furniture Co. Phone: 208 DR. WALTER B. KAUFMAIq Physician and Surgeon Offices over First National Bank Bidg- I DR. A. C. JOHNSON Dentist Phone 87 Oliiee in First National Bank Bldg. Winthrop, Minn CHAS. W. QUANDT Attorney at Law Notary Public Office over First National Bank Winthrop, Minn. PHILIP L. SCHERER Attorney at Law Offices over Johnson-NelsOn Furniture Co. C. A. ANDERSON Painter and Paperhanger Phone 68 ~mthrop Mi~- FALK'S BARBER SHOP Conrad Falk, Proprietor Hairtmts 40 Shave Agent for New Ulm Steam Laumlr'/ Dry Cleaning. Hat Blocking ARTHUR N. NELSON Carpenter and Builder Millwork Shop in Connection Local Representative New Sweden Mutual and Minnesota Farmers Mutual Insurance ( ?omlmnies, Fire and C~yclone respectivelY- Rates in these Insurance ComPalfl~ are very low with safet NEXT TO GRAND THEA First Floor--Reasonable A. HEINEN Sulphur Vapor Batlm We use the new Vibrator control, scientific spinal therapY- sulphur baths, and thernoid netism is better than Hot SprLugs" rheumatism, stiff joints, colds, paralysis, high blood pressure, chronic ailments. sweating treatment ing impurities In the system, a~! lating the circulation of the blood. moves the poison that causes disc~" trial will convince you. Office over jewelry store. Anderson & Quist FUNERAL HOME Licensed Embalmer Limousine Hear -- Phone 96-- WINTHROP