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_ 7 ! • ~ —— — 4 Sectional Schools in County {Planned Next Week. The corn-hog program is at last almost ready for business. Next week is expected to see operations begun in Kossuth. County Agent Bonnstetter and H. J. Bode go to Ames today to attend •a three-day school of instruction. On their return activities will at once begin here, it is expected. Plans for the corn-hog drive in every township in the county have •been ready ifor. weeks, and the township set-up has been completed. completed. Everything is ready to go the minute that the .starting gun is fired. Four Schools Planned. It is expected that four sectional schools of instruction will be held first, probably (beginning next week, one meeting each at Whittemore, Whittemore, Wesley, Lakota, and Swea City. (For this 'purpose the county has been divided into four sections, as follows: Whittemore—Fenton, Lotts Greek, Union, Whittemore, Oresco, Garfield, Garfield, and Riverdale. Wesley — Buffalo, Plum Creek, Wesley, Irvington, Prairie, Sherman, Sherman, Lu Verne. Lakota—Springfield, Hebron, Ledyard, Ledyard, Lincoln, Ramsey, German, Portland. Swea City—Eagle, Grant, Swoa, Harrison, Seneca, Greenwood, Burt. Committeemen to Attend. The corn-hog committee members members in each section .will attend t)he meeting - for their .sections respec- tively''andfwill take "their own work sheets with them • to learn how the same are ito be made out. These meetings will not be for farmers other than township committee committee members. Eadh member will receive a mailed notice of the meeting he is to attend. A district field manager, extension extension men from Ames, and County Agent Bonnstetter will .conduct the schools of instruction. County Committee Set-Up. .Members of the township committee committee set-ups who will attend their respective schools follow: Sherman—John Geishecker, Livermore; Livermore; Frank and Jos. Wadleigh, Lu Verne; Paul Blumer and Pete Bormann, Bormann, Livermore. Whittemore—Ed Youngwlrth and J. W. Simpson, Whittemore; Charles iCorn-Hog. (Continued on page 10.) Corn-Hog Drive About to Be Opened SCHOOL HELD ~ ~ AT AMES FOR STATE STAFF Elmore Man Hit by Algona Car Passes at Estherville vesiai inacKeray, 34, Elmore, died Sunday in a hospital at Es- therviMe from injuries suffered when he was struck by a car driven driven by Henry Bunkofske, Algona barber. The accident occurred near the iFrank Kelly home at Gerled, where Mr. and Mrs. Thackery Thackery and their four children were guests Christmas day. Following dinner Mr. Thackery went out with Mr. Kelly, his brother-in-law, brother-in-law, who operates a county snowplow to push snow from No. 9. It was still snowing and visibility was low. The plow motor stopped, and Mr. Kelly ran to the house to get his car to pull the plow off the road, Mr. Thackery staying to warn cars. Two cars were coming from the east and one from the west, and Mr. Thackery waved the one from the west to a. stop, then turned east, thinking that car had stopped. 200 EXPECTED FOR METHODIST PASTOR AND LAYMAN MEET • Dist. >Supt. W.'G. Muhleman. has called an Algona district conference conference of Methodist pastors and laymen laymen to be held at ithe Methodist church here next Monday. An attendance attendance of upwards of '200 persons is expected. The program will open at 9:30 a. m. with devotions led by the .Rev. W. A. Winterstein, Clarion. At 10 the Rev. Mr. Muhleman will deliver deliver an address on the challenge to the church 'from a changing world. Burdette T. Agard, Algona, will speak at 10:45 on the plans of laymen laymen to meet rthe world challenge, and at 11:15 flhe Rev. B. W. Riner, Clear I/ake, will give a ten minute This was Mr. Bunkofske's car, and because of the glare of lights on approaching cars and poor lights on his own car he failed to see Thackery, whom the car struck breaking both legs below the knee cutting off a finger, and inflicting internal injuries. The following day an operation was performed and six inches of the injured man's intestines were removed. Thackery, who had been working 'at the Glen Vaughn produce house, Elmore, is survived by his wife and four children, .the eldest 12; also by his mother, Mrs. William Thackery, Thackery, brother Virgil, and sister, Mrs John Jongiberg, all of Swea City, and another sister, Mrs. Kelly. Coroner R. A. Evans is contemplating contemplating an inquest to make an official official record of the accident. No charges have been brought against Bunkofske, who was uninjured wthen his car was wrecked. HUTCHISON SONS FORM LAW FIRM A new legal partnership, both members of which were born and reared in Algona, was organized January 1, when Donald Hutchison, Hutchison, for 12 years attorney at Cedar Rapids, and Theodore Hutchison who was graduated from tlhe state university law college last August, joined their father, A. Hutchison in the practice of law here. To come to Algona Donald Hutchison has retired from partnership partnership in the firm of Deacon, Sargent, Sargent, Spangler & Hutchison al Cedar Rapids. He was graduated from >the state university law college college in t)he spring of 1920, anc joined this firm as an employed o cacti ci'si'nt' doalo Uall l<t James W. Good, former leading congressman, campaign manage: for President Hoover in the wesl in 1928.'1atf>r SPfVTpfarv nf •araf— nrnc DEPUTIES AT C, H, HIT BY sulbject ithe Revs. E. A. Kanawha, and J. F. Snyder, Fenton, Fenton, will speak. The Rev. H. E. Harvey, Rowan, will speak on making the .financial canvass ; pro-rating will be demon- n • u'«=u in office, and Donald was tak- 8g ' en into the firm as junior member. .Recently .Donald has been U. SALARY COTS Changes in Deputies Are Made in Three Offices. Courthouse deputy salaries were cut yesterday afternoon by the board of supervisors. Two cuts were required by a state law fix- in K the maximum. Deputy Auditor C. S. Pearson was cut $2J50 .to $90 a month, and Deputy Deputy Treasurer Earl Griffith was cut $10 to $90, to comply with the law. Three changes in office were approved approved by the board. Imelda, daughter of County Recorder J. J. Dooley, was made his deputy, succeeding succeeding Mrs. E. C. Dicki*son; Elliott Elliott Kulander, Swea City, named automobile deputy to succeed C. W. Pearson in the treasurer's office; office; -and Leo Immerfall, St. Benedict, Benedict, was named second deputy auditor to succeed Harley (Bartlett. (Bartlett. The newcomers felt the reduction axe. Deputy Dooley was cut to $65 from $80 received by Mrs. Dickinson; Dickinson; Deputy Kulander will receive $80 instead of the $87.60 received by Mr. Pearson; and Deputy Immerfall Immerfall will receive $70 instead of .the $87.>50 received by Mr. Bartlett. One raise was allowed, when Irene Vaudt, clerk Si the. auditor's office, was increased from $70 to $7'5. Deputy Clerk Alma Pearson's salary was reduced from $87.50 to $80, and .the janitor was cut from $7>5 to $65. No change was made in Casey Loss's salary of $100 as deputy .sheriff, and County Engineer Engineer H. M. 'Smith and his assistant, D. T. Nugent, will receive the same salaries.as Jast yearns, The board fixed a maximum of $2.50 a day for extra Ihelp. Assessors were given the same number of days to complete the •itratod hv thn Bowa ,n IT r«o« *""-e judicial system. IH S?s £ i^HiS s«s s£ttw&£7 x ;„'*_..!/!? R6V : C> •": ' Seward 'i family will come to Altrona as snmv commissioner, a position in 'the < ™* ,. a ss ,^ s ™ en * *?• !? S 1 y< r ar v[ h e federal courts set-up similar . to'"°" " that of justice of the .peace in the state judicial system. He is mar- 1)aS1S ' ,,. w f s some of reduction, for real es- Laurens, will apeak on the appor tionment Sheet. the Rev. J. S. Hutchins, Crystal Lake, will open the afternoon program program with devotions. Round -table discussions will then be led by the (Revs. G. W. Eggleston, Eggleston, Britt; C. V. Hulse, Algona; J. F. Snyder, Fenton; T. E. Hoon, Garner; F. W. Ortmeyer, Estherville; Estherville; .Edward Pruitt, Emmetsburg; C. H. Seward, Laurens; and Fremont !« family will come to Algona as a house can (be found. The ifirm name will contniue to be Hutchison & Hutchison, with the elder Mr. Hutchison more or less a silent partner. DAN CUPID KEPT ON JUMPJ DECEMBER Fourteen marriage licenses were pay is by law i cussion _ _ itate will not (be assessed again till '1937, leaving only personal property property to be assessed this year. ANNUAL MEETING OF B, & L, HELD The 16th annual meeting of the Algona Building & Loan association association was held Tuesday alfternoon at the office of Secretary C. R. LaBarre. LaBarre. M. P. Weaver, H. R. Cowan and E. J. McEvoy were reelected I.M. Finnell on Newspapers Here 49 Years I. M. Finnell, Advance advertising advertising foreman, began his 49th year in Algona; Monday, and except except for a short period while he was postmaster he has been an active printer throughout his residence here. As fc boy he spent a year in |a .printing shop at Victor, Iowa county, southwest southwest of Cedar Rapids, where his family then Jived. "While thus engaged Mr. Finnell Finnell fell sick, and his parents sent him to his grandparents, who farmed near Lu Verne. Farming |did not appeal to him, and in 1885 he sought and obtained obtained a job from H. J. Wasson, then publishing the Algona Courier. This job was to last only a week but week after week succeeded, succeeded, and Mr. Finnell continued continued with the paper after the Courier was sold to J. !W. Hindi- on. Finally Mr. flinchon took him into a partnership which lasted till the paper was sold to the Advance and Haggard & Backus in 1918 and discontinued. discontinued. Since retiring from the postoffice Mr. Finnell {has been with the Advance. COUNTY MUTUAL'S ANNUAL MEETING COMES NEXT WEEK The County Miltual fire insurance insurance association will hold its annual annual meeting in the. courtroom next Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock. The association has had a prosperous prosperous year. There were only 90 losses, losses, aggregating $22,530, as compared compared with 159 claims aggregating $37,793 in 1932. •••- Tihe -biggest loss was paid to E. A. Miller, 3% miles'west'" of'"Elmore, of'"Elmore, who lost a barn, hay, and grain in a fire in September, with a loss of $4570. Ole A. Johannesen, Johannesen, west of Bancroft, was next, with a $4127.75 loss sustained in a house and Ibarn fire. ' Association footings this year are $47,644.03, and the association bought $8130 in government bonds as a reserve. The 1933 assessment collections totaled $30,120.26, and the year ended with a bank foal- anc of $6343:59. H. J. Bode, Algona, is president, E. A. Droessler, of Bancroft, vicei president; D. D. Paxson, Algona, .secretary; N. A. Smith, treasurer. The officers and E. A. Miller, Elmore, Elmore, Jos. Hauptman, Wesley, 'E. O. Mann, .Burt, H. L. Potter, West Bend, and Nick Borman, CL,u Verne, are the board of directors. Three directors are to be reelected this Among casualties in Monday's flood in the suburbs of Los Angeles Angeles was Marilyn Ghoslin, 4-year-old daughter of the former Mrs. Alice Anderson, daughter-in-law of the Anton Andersons. The Ghoslin home at Glendale was washed away in the torrent, and Marilyn was drowned. A wire to the Andersons said the body had been recovered. The Ghoslins have one other child, a boy, two years old. The A. M. Jaspersons, who also live at Glendale, Glendale, wired that they were safe. Before she left here, Mrs. Ghoslin was employed at the Algona telephone telephone exchange. HOLIDAY WEATHER BRINGS SNOW FOR IOWA'S CHRISTMAS The weather man gave this vicinity vicinity a variety of weather over the holidays. Till Saturday, December 23, the fall weather had mostly been warmer than in average years, but the day before Christinas Christinas 'the mercury slipped to seven below zero and failed to rise above zero Christmas day. Seven inches pf ^snow arrived Christmas morning. morning. (Last week Tuesday was still colder, the mercury falling to 19 below and failing to rise to more than 3 below, all day. The next three days saw warmer weather in the daytime, but still cold at night. ;. r A sudden .warm spell, caused by ' south, above BABY DROWNS IN FLOOD IN LOS ANGELES winds 'from ^ the brought the 'temperature freezing Friday and Saturday, melting all snow and leaving slush in the streets. But Sunday afternoon afternoon the weather changed quickly to _ cold again, with the mercury aroing below zero to bring in New Year's. • The snowfall Christmas morning amounted to .25 inches rainfall, and with .40 inches earlier in the month made a total of .71 inches for December. December. With rainfall totaling only 24.51 indhea for the year, the Algona vicinity was short 7.67 inches. CWA workmen here have found that there is great lack of moisture moisture in 'the ground where they have been digging for water mains. It is hoped that the snowfall this winter winter will be heavy enough to make up the difference.

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  1. Kossuth County Advance,
  2. 04 Jan 1934, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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