The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 17, 1937 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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^MARCH OF TIME • iM.ii.ikri*. art. n tat tDiroM of rait f»t ITMUy WiMMMnte* Algona Upper A^ A. A HISTORICAL UKtT. ' HARVEY i-1-ar Established 1865 ALGONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, JITNEY 17. 1<>.V7 VOL. I55.—NO. 24 THIEF— SEATTLE, Washington: Because Seattle householders were plagued and puzzled by a thief who opened their milk bottles early In the morning, stole the cream, left skimmed milk, Garagaman Kenneth Short set out to catch the culprit in a camera trap, connected his camera's shutter with the bottle- cap by a wire through a milk-proof tube. Next day he had a fine picture of the thief—a sleek, fat, Impudent blue jay. Subsequent spying revealed that a flock of less gifted Jays followed the thief, helped him skim the cream after he jimmied the bottles. JEAN BARLOWHOLLYWOOD: In Hollywood's Good Samaritan hospital last week, 20-year old platinum blonde Cine- mactress Jean Harlow died, a victim of cerebral edema (swelling of the brain), following acute uremia. Christened Harlean Carpen- tler, reared in Kansas City, Jean Harlow became with "Hell's Angels" (1930) a top-rank star and the cinema's No. 1 symbol of sex appeal. She held her rank with "Red Dust", "Dinner at Eight", "Blonde Bombshell'', "China Seas", FWife Venus Secretary", "Libelled Lady", all made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Her first husband, with whom she eloped at 16, was Chicago Broker Charles McGrew, whom she divorced before she went to Hollywood. Her second was Producer Paul Bern, a suicide in 1932. Her third, Cameraman Hal Reason, she divorced in 1934 for reading in bed. For the past two years her most regular Hollywood escort was Cinemactor William Powell. When she fell ill last fortnight, Jean Harlow was at work on "Saratoga", with Clark Gable. MISCOUNT— DOTHAN, Alabama: When ex- Texas Convict John Sowell was arrested and imprisoned in Dothan last week, the Sheriff removed from his person two hacksaw blades. Later guards found in Convict Sowell's empty cell a note: "Dear Sheriff. You miscounted. I had ten." MAKER OF LAWS— GREENCASTLE, Indiana: Nun- zlo Cancillo, a Sicilian who has operated a fruit and vegetable market in Greencastle for 49 of his 65 years, was examined last week on his application for U. S. citizenship. At first worried when he was asked "Who makes the laws in the U. S.?", Merchant Cancillo suddenly smiled, replied: "Mr. Roosevelt." He passed. NEW RAM STORMS BOOST COONTY LOSS Wesley Farmer's Life Saved; Puts Finger in Eye of Maddened Bull Is June Bride Rewrites l Komrth Cotmfy Adv«ne« HELEN THOMPSON, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Thompson of Burt, and Frank H. Lathrop, son of Mrs. De- Maude Lathrop, formerly of Algona, and now of Salem, Oregon, are well known Kossuth young people whose marriage was to take place this month. They will make their home In Oregon. Miss Thompson has been teaching at Fenton. Win. Eden, Jr., Has His Clothes Torn From Body CUTS AND BRUISES BATTLE REMINDERS WOMAN FOUND DEAD IN BED BY DAUGHTER Whittemore: The Frank Balgeman' family, and members of the community, were shocked Sunday to learn that death had taken Mrs. Herman Kunde, mother of Mrs. Balgeman. Mrs. Balgeman looked in her mother's room before going, to church, and Mw her supposedly Wesley: William J. Eden, Jr., liv- fng a mile and a half northwest of town, narrowly escaped death Monday night at his farm home when he was thrown to the mercy of an enraged bull. Mr. Eden was trying to put the animal in the barn for the night when the animal suddenly attacked him, bouncing him and throwing film with great force against a newly and strongly constructed barb wire fence. After the bull had charged and tossed the man about several times, Mr. Eden gained presence of mind enough to forcefully thrust his finger In the bull's eye distracting his attention enough to give Bill time to roll under the fence for his get away. The Edens' three children, who aw the accident quickly summoned aid by calling Mrs. Eden and the elghbor across the road, the Lester ^arsons, who came to the aid and .ssisted in taking the abused man o a doctor who dressed the wounds nd gave serum to prevent tetanus. Several stitches were required to lose the wounds which were very eep and numerous on both arms. Mr Eden was thrown with such errlflc force that the fence was broken and all his clothes torn to hreds. He was resting quite well he following day, but the cuts and bruises remain very painful. RUSSELL LAKSEN, IS, son of MTV and Mrs. A. V. Larson, lost tbe sight of one eye, Sunday. His brother, Roland, home from Iowa State College, brought back a chem istry outfit for his younger broth' er. Russell was taking a cork out of one test tube, when it broke, and a piece of glass flew into bis eye. It is hoped that his eye ball can be saved. * • • MENKE CRACKED out a home run In the final frames of the AJ- gona-Lake View game, Sunday night, and the locals won the season opener, 7 to 6. Algona went into the ninth with a 6-1 lead, but Hensley, colored hurler of Algona, eased up and Lake View took advantage of its opportunity. * » • FRANK CLINE, whose disappearance last week caused city police to drag tbe river for his miss- Ing body, was reported safe and sound. He is reported to have received a telegram prior to his departure, which nobody knew any- ing about. He told a friend to pick up any mail for him. * » • MBS. EVA GERMANN. St. Benedict, was laid to rest Monday of last week in the St. Benedict cemetery. Mrs. Germann passed away while reading communion prayers, June 3rd. She was born In Bavaria, Germany, and came to the U. S. in 1883, pioneering In Prairie twp. six months later, with a brother, the late Jacob Harig. She was married in St. Benedict's Catholic church, Nov. 26, 1885. Ten children survive: Edward. Joseph and Matilda at home; Mrs. Frances Bondor, Lakewood, N. J.; Mrs. Hilda Connor, Des Moines; Mrs. Pauline Eischeid, Whittemore; Mrs. James Reding, West Bend; Mrs. Mary Fraser, Mrs. Gusta Patterson and Louis Germann of Algona. « • • FUNERAL SERVICES for Mrs. Aldia Robinson, 83, were conducted at the M. L. Roney home, Irvington, Sunday, by Rev. A. English. Burial was in the Irvington cemetery. Pallbearers were Frank Asa, A. P. Headley, A. McLean, Jacob Maasdam, Frank Weber and O. L. Miller. Mrs. Robison died at 3 p. m. Saturday. Four children survive: Mrs. Nina Schichtl, Mrs. Roney and Rome Robison, all ot Irvington. and Ross Robison of California. Mrs. Robison bad tak- S an active part in Irvington life, e was married to Mr. Robison in 1477, and be preceded ber in death IBM* Mr*. WM. GREENFIELD funeral rites were held Monday afternoon at tbe Methodist church. Mrs. areenftsld passed away Thursday ot last week. In 1885 tbe Green- ftetds bought a Kossuth farm, and for many yean bad lived near Irv- bafton. Four living children survive: Mrs. Effie Ruachey and Mrs. Carrie UUers of Algona. Mrs. Ruth Powell of Thornton, and Mrs. Dorothea Gowins of Carpenter, Wyo. * • • • JUNIOR LEAGUERS will meet in a baseball tournament, this week. At Wesley on Thursday, Titonka, Lakota, Algona and Bancroft will play. On Friday at Titonka, tbe same teams will finish up their round robin schedule. * * * * 1KENE DOIKTE, Swea City, and Vernon Jensen, Seneca, were married June 4, at the Dourte home. ed. She Wtt8 dead. The deceased was born In 1886 in Germany. In 1878, she married, and this union was blessed with seven children, four sons and three daughters, with two sons and one daughters still living. In 1883 the family came to America. Mr. Kunde preceded her in death by 22 years. Since 1930 Mrs.' Kunde had been making her home with her daughter. She was 80 years of age at the time of her passing. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at St Paul's Lutheran church, with Rev. W. H. Discher officiating. The body was shipped by train to Kankakee, III., for burial beside Mr. Kunde. Wesley C.D. of A. Holds Installation Wesley: The Catholic Daughters of America lodge held their annual installation of new officers In their ball, Wednesday night, with Mrs. Tracy Ward being installed as the grand regent. Other officers installed included Mrs. Hazel Studer, vice grand; Miss Susie Pfiltner, secretary; Mrs. Clara Erdmann, treasurer; Miss Edna Mae Llcktelg, monitor; Mrs. El D. Ravlin, prophetess; Miss Mabel Kent, lecturer; Mrs. Helen Cink, historian; Miss Ruth Haverly, dent- inel and trustees, Mrs. Louise Setm- er, Mrs. Caroline Kleinpeter and Mrs. John Loeblg. A committee in charge furnished entertainment following the business meeting and served a lunch. HOGS Best light butch., 140-160 ..$7.60-8.00 Best light butch., 160-180 .. 8.00-9.00 Best light butch., 180-200 9.00-10.00 Best light butch., 200-290 10.50-10.75 Med. heavy, 290-325 10.60 Butchers, 325-350 10.50 Butchers, 350-100 10.25 Packing sows, 300-350 .... 8.75-8.85 Packing sows, 350-400 9.70 Packing sows, 400-500 9.50-9.60 CATTLE Veal calves J5.00-7.00 Canners and cutters 2.78-3.75 Stock steers 6.50-7.00 Fat steers 9.00-10.00 Fat yearlings 8.00-8.00 Bulls 4.60-5.50 Fat cows 4.60-5.60 GRAIN No. 2 white corn *!.!( No. 2 yellow corn 1-0< No. 2 mixed corn 1.03H No. 3 white oats 39 Barley, No. 3 80 New oats 27 EGGS Hennerys 17' No. I 16c No. a Me Cash cream- No. 1 31c No. 2 -2»c Bweet 32c POULTRY Hens, over 6 ibs 13'/t Hens, 4 to 5 Ibs 13 J ,ic Hens, under 4 Ibs 10'/i Leghorn bens Cocks, under 4Vi Cocks, over 4% Springs, over 3 Ibs Springs, under 2 Ibs Leghorn cocks 9% Leghorn springs 14 H Markets subject to change by th time ot publication. FIRST RACERS IN NATION ARE BOOKED JULY 4 •ace on July Fourth, secretary E. L,. Vincent of tbe fair board has >een Informed. The running race program fits In [ust right for most of the thorough- ireds entered at Riverside Park, In •Cansas City, and they are coming lere direct from there. Also a number of horses now rac- ng at the Ak-Sar-Ben track in Omaha, have been entered In the ocal events. Included in the list of horses entered are Little Book, One Gold 3uck, Nsah Seth, Speed Book, Time Will Tell, D. Hamilton, My Hope, The Commander, Baby Face, True Book, Catch On, Lady Messenger, Bess McCall, The Warrior, and dozens of others. The greatest field of runners ever to appear in this jart of the country is assured. The program is well rounded out 'or both Sunday and Monday. Motorcycle races will be held Monday afternoon. In addition, vaudeville acts, baseball games, amusements, and on both nights, fireworks will DO main points of the program. If favorable weather occurs on those days, Mr. Vincent especially points out that there are acres of good picnic grounds, and family groups are cordially invited to iring their picnic lunches and make a real day of either or both the Fourth and Fifth of July. Justice Courts Handle 6 Cases Vernon Robinson, Irvington, was fined $10 and costs of {2.75 by Justice Danson Wednesday for reckless driving charged by Patrolman Sterzing. Leonard Peterson, Swea City, was bound over to the district court for desertion charged by his wife, Florence. He asked a hearing. His bond was set at $1,000. George Willey, Jr., was sentenced to 15 days in jail Monday by Danson for drunkenness charged by Marshal Green. He was arrested Sunday. Justice Delia Welter levied fines of a dollar and $2.25 costs against three stop-sign violators: Miltadi Burlingame, Algona; H. A. Cough- Ian, Minneapolis; Arthur C. Am- mentrip, Des Moines. Information has also been filed against Carl C. Daley by Patrolman Sterzing for failing to obey a stop sign on No. 44, near Fenton. West Bend Play Slated Friday The West Bend Catholic young people will present a play, "Barbara Makes a Splash", Friday evening of this week, starting at 8 o'clock. Specialty numbers will be presented by George Faber, Oscar Kal- atad and Raymond Montag. In the cast of tbe play will be Sherlock Hartnetts, Leo Dunn, Em- 11 Derner, Edward Dahlha.user. Jas. Conway, Mae Stiles, Dolores Montag, Mary Derner and Wilma Henley. County Teachers' Exanra County Supt. Wm. Shirley announces that uniform county teachers' examinations will be given in tbe court room next week Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Some 19 young woman are expected to write the tests hejre and a like number will write at the Suite Teachers* College. CULTURED LADY DIED SATURDAY Mies Anthonette Durant, Algona, Prominent in Education, Passes Daughter of Pioneer Residents of Algona Spent Life as Teacher Funeral services were held for Anthonette Durant, Tuesday afternoon at the Durant residence on East McGregor street, the service being conducted by Dr. J. H. Edge of the Methodist church. Miss Durant had been In poor health for several years. Last April she fell fracturing her hip, but it seemd quite certain that she would recover from the accident until three weeks ago when complications set in. She died Saturday morning after a week of very serious illness. Anthonette Durant, the eldest child of Anthony H. Durant and Caroline H. Durant, was born August 4, 1869, on the Durant homestead farm in Lotts Creek township. Three years later the family moved to the present Durant home on East McGregor street. She attended the Algona public schools, graduating In the class of 1886, the youngest member of her class. Being too young to qualify for a teacher's certificate, she spent the following two years in the Northern Iowa Normal school at that time located In Algona. For a brief Interval before graduation from that institution she taught a rural school. In 1688 she entered Grinnell college but at the end of the term she dropped her college work to take a position as grade teacher in the Algona schools. The following years were spent in the college classroom a* a student or else In grade school teach- «.Qg£pttg« tee* - " "" " on, South Carolina. In 1908 she graduated from the School of Education, University of Chicago, and was elected to a position as principal of a ward build- Ing in Streator, Illinois. From public school teaching she went into teachers' college work. For three years she was a member of the faculty at Normal, Illinois. In 1910 she took a position In the English department at the State Teachers' College, Plattevllle, Wisconsin, of which she was the head until four years ago when 111 health caused her to permanently give up active work. During her years of college teaching she continued her own study at the University of Chicago from which she received two degrees. She later entered the graduate school at Columbia University, New York, from which she received a master's degree. She was widely known throughout Wisconsin as a leader In educational projects. She did extension work for the University of Wisconsin and traveled to adjoining states as an institute instructor and lecturer. She served as president of the Southern Wisconsin Teachers Association, and at the time of her retirement, was regional vice president of the Wisconsin State Teachers Association. She was a member of the National Council of Teachers of English and on several occasions, appeared on the programs of the organization. Her work as a writer was confined to articles for professional magazines. A series of English text books in preparation for publication was never completed. In token of her many years of service for the Teachers College, a linden tree was dedicated to her a year ago as part of the Arbor Day observance on the college campus at Platteville. Her several years of failing health were brightened by letters of appreciation from former students, successful in various professions, who regarded the instruction received in her classroom the foundation for their success. From girlhood she was a member of the Congregational church and maintained an active interest in church work throughout her life. She held membership in the Eastern Star, the American Association of University Women, and several honorary scholastic groups. Her entire life was given over to the various phases of educational work both in the classroom and in outside activities, those beneiitting by her untiring efforts ranging from tbe kindergarten pupil to adults who wished to increase their teaching qualifications. As a teacher of advanced English, she excelled both from the standpoint of technical instruction and that of appreciation for literature. Her funeral service consisted, in part, of tributes from those who wished to express their indebtedness to her and their personal admiration She is survived by two sisters, Carrie L Durant and Margaret M. Durant and an uncle, Merton E. Worster, also several cousins, Mrs. Harry Ward, Algona, Mrs. M. E Lumbar, Wilton Junction, Iowa and Miss Jessie Mac-Arthur, faculty member at the Iowa State College, Ames. HARVEY INCH AM DEDICATES SITE OF 1ST SCHOOL 2 Confess, Sentenced in 3 Farm Home Robberies Marker in Union Twp. Unveiled At D. A. R. Ceremonies SCHOOL ERECTED BACK IN 1856 With Harvey Ingham, Des Moines Register editor as the guest speaker, some 300 persons witnessed the dedication of a marker on Monday, in memory of the first schoolhouse in Kossuth county. The local D. A. R. society donated the granite marker, which marks the site of "Gopher College." The site is near the Schenck farm in Union township, on the property known as the Rcibhoff farm. Mrs. Sylvia Gunn presided, and bits of history were read into the record by Mrs. Henry Tjaden, Mrs. Will Bourne, Ella Thompson and Harry Ward. Far In 150 Years Tracing the development of colleges and schools In Kossuth county, Mr. Ingham pointed out that the nation had advanced further in 180 years than any nation in 7,000 years of recorded history, because the country was peopled with people of such high ideals that they were willing to sacrifice and en dure any hardships for those ideals. Iowa as the show place of the world, was not impossible, Mr. Ingham continued, if we wish It so Des Molnes could be more outstanding than Athens in the age ol Pericles. "Many early pioneers would turn over In their graves If they coulc but see the wonders of the present time," he concluded. High School Musicians The high school band played selections, and Richard Keen present ed a vocal solo. Following the address of Mr Ingham tbe group went to the site the west aide of the road, a few feet from the original site of "Go pher College.**' The Inscription on the marke; reads "Site of Gopher College 1856 1858—First School In Kossuth Coun ty—D. A. R.—1937." Preceding the ceremonies, 40 members of the local D. A. R. and husbands gathered at the W. K Ferguson home for a one o'clock luncheon honoring Mr. and Mrs. Ingham. Armstrong: With the nrrrst of * young man, 28, and n youth of 8, police believe they have solved he mysterious series of robberies hnt have been giving farmers in Northwest Kossuth some trouble- ome moments. Melvln Palmer. 28, and Ernest Welders, 18, are the pair charged with breaking into farm houses ear Armstrong. Each wns given ten-year suspended sentence this veek and paroled to Sheriff Frod- rickson. The pair confessed to breaking n at the Walter Conn, William Jrothers and Jake Whitcsell home, .Iny 22nd. At the Williams home, the men ook two or three dollars from a drawer. At the Whltesell home, hey obtained a gun and some pic- ures, which later proved their downfall. At the Conn home, about 8 were taken. Palmer was suspected of being connected with the brenk-ins, n-he hnd formerly worked for both the Conns nnd Whitesells. He was arrested for questioning, then released. However, it then came to light that Palmer hnd been showing folks some pictures, and that Welders hnd shown similar pictures. Wolders wns arrested Monday night by Sheriff ClifT Frcclerickson of Estherville and Marshal Jack Frost of Armstrong. A search of the room revealed the pictures from the Whltesell home. Wolders wns questioned, then released; Palmer wns arrested again, and taken to the Whitesell home where he confessed the crime. Wolders wns then renrrest- ed, and taRen to Estherville, where he confessed the crime. The stolen .38 Colt automatic was recovered from the river near Armstrong, where Wolders had thrown it after being first questioned. BARNS BURNED WHEN LIGHTNING STRIKES FARMS 3 GAMES LINED UP FOR GRAYS; F-CITY, SUNDAY Three games, -two night games, and one twilight ball, have been booked by the Algona Grays for this coming week. Tonight (Thursday), the locals tackle the Certainty Millers of Fort Dodge, who boast several former Western League players In their lineup—but as the local boys sny, what does that mean? The game Is called for 8:30 p. m. Sunday night the Grays ploy the Forest City Collegians, arch rivals, and the renewal of the contests for 1937 should bring out a good crowd. This game is also for 8:30 p. m. Next Tuesday nt 5 p. m. the locals will take on "the fast House of David outfit. The bearded boys arc always on their toes, and pound the old apple for all it is worth. The Grays looked pretty good In their opener against Lake View, with Hensley, colored pitcher, hutting nice ball for practically all of up on the vis- •imiii,^ jNfMi^tsi also performet the gome, but ,th* tat* l&fli nicely. Added strength is being inserted In the Algona lineup when available, the management reports. Liquor Sales Drop Liquor sales at the Algona store in May, as compared with April showed a slight decrease. The May eales totaled $7.892.36, while the April total was $7,809.94. Sherman Good Will Club Annual Picnic LuVerne: The Good Will club of Sherman township, one of the oldest, if not the oldest club In the county, held its annual picnic at the LuVerne park, Sunday, with over 100 attending. The day was ideal and the park is beautiful. The group Included the husbands and children of the members. Long tables were set underneath the trees and a picnic dinner with great platters of chicken and cold meats, meat loafs, delicious rolls, salads, relishes of various kinds and desserts were in great variety. Everything was there and was delicious. The plates piled high were witness to how tempting the array was and how thoughts of diet if there were any at the start, simply flew away. All voted the picnic to be the most happy meeting of the year. 2 New Teachers Selected, LuVerne LuVerne: Walter Peterson of Roland a graduate of Luther college, Decorah, was elected by the board of education as history teucher and band instructor to take the place made vacant by the resignation of Harold Turpin and Miss Harriet Beattie of Humeston wus selected as teacher of junior high to fill the vacancy made by the resignation of Mrs. Turpin nee Esther Christian. Miss Beattie has been a very successful teacher the past two years at Malvern and was reelected for another year. Mr. and Mrs. Turpin are now living at Hubbard where he has assumed charge of a band of 75 pieces. Swea Co-Op. Elevator Directors Elected Swea City: The annual meeting of the stockholders of the Farmers Co-Operative Elevator company, was held Saturday night. Directors were elected as follows: Joe Kennedy, president; Martin Molinder. vice president; O. A. Jensen, secretary, and Harry Linde, treasurer. Chas. Kinney is manager. The company is in a thriving condition, with a five per cent dividend having been distributed in recent weeks, and a four thousand dollar improvement program nearing completion. A new scale will be installed soon. John Schueler, Jr., Takes Grant Girl As Bride, June 12 Mr. and Mrs. John H. Schueler announce the marriage of Marjorie Hammond, daughter of Ed Hammond of Grant, to their son, John, Jr., which took place Saturday evening by candlelight at the Lutheran parsonage by Rev. Raymond C. Swanson with Estclla Schueler, sister of the groom as bridesmaid and Mrs. Raymond Swanson playing the wedding music. The bride and bridesmaid were attired in powder blue evening gowns with white accessories ant white slippers. The bride wore a corsage bouquet of pink roses and larkspur and the bride one of pinks carnations. A wedding receptlo'.-i was held at the John Schueler home, the parents of the groom to which the immediate family was invited. The bride and groom are wel known here and in all the nearby communities. They will live three miles east and one south of Swei City. The groom has been farm Ing In partnership with his broth er, George Schueler for the pas three years on a Metropolitan farm To Forestry Camp Swea City: Merlin D. Larson, a junior in the forestry college at Iowa State at Ames, left Tuesday for Kirbyville, Texas, and from there will go to Flagstaff. Arizona, with a group of foresters for a summer camp training period. Seventy young men and six instructors are going to attend the camp. Believe Captured Auto Thief Broke Out of St. Prison Theft of the car of Harold Cowar of Algona resulted in the capture after serious injury, of a man be lieved t<; be Cecil F. Paulson, o Estherville, who escaped from the state prison on May 24. Cowan's car was stolen Monday night. Several hours later the machine was found smashed on bridge near Blairsburg, Iowa. an< the driver in a serious condition He was taken to Webster City. In efforts to locate the car's own er, authorities called here and go hold of H. R. Cowan. Hasty phom calls revealed that Harold was a home, and the car had been stolen The injured man was still unconscious at last reports. It was believed by police that he had committed several rnnior robberies during the night, before discovery of the smashed car, and his battered body. Whether or not the suspect may have had anything to do with the robberies last week at the Klassie Garage, or at the John Deere Implement stqlre, where S66.&5 was taken, remains to be discovered. All Law Offices Close, Fri., Sat. All lawyer*' oiTlcr* In will be cloned, Friday «nd Saturday of this week, during the annual.. lawyers' chnutauqua thin week crtd at The Inn, Luke Oko- bojl, G. \V. Stlllnmn, secretary of the Koflftuth Bnr Assorltlon stntrd. J. D. Lowe of Algona is president of the 14th district group, which meet* nt Okohojl every year. Among featured speakers will be Dean Wiley B. Rutleilge, Jr., of the State University of Iowa and Hurt Thompson of Forest City, newly elected state bar president. FOREST CITY IS WINNER, 2 TO 1 Defeat Grays Wednseday Night; Return Game ring onl eight hits between them, Fores City and Algona battled to a stand still, Wednesday night at Fores City, with the Collegians edgln out the locals, 2 to 1. Big Aggie Hensley, Algona's co ored hurler, allowed only three hits while Algona nicked Wilson o Forest City for only five. Forest City scored In the fourtl frame, while Algona tallied in th seventh. Wander hit a hot one t short which Johnson booted. Jone bunted to third and another erro occurred, and Welske singled t score Wander. With the score tied up at on apiece in the ninth, Weiske mad a beautiful running catch and i perfect throw to home, but the um plres called Marlow safe (he go on base via » walk) and the gam was over. The decision left fnn pretty sour; they said Marlow wa caught off home plate by Jone by a full stride. Forest City plays a return game here Sunday night. Box score: Algona R. Menke, 2b A. Menke, BS Becker, cf Wander, Ib Jones, c Weiske, rf Walsh, If Fisher, 3b Witkopf, 3b Hensley, p Jew Half Inch Rain on Tuesday Increases Flood Areas i EVERY SECTION REPORTS LOSSES With new rains, Tuesday night, otaling about half an inch, added o the nearly three Inches of last >aturday night and Sunday morn- ng, Kossuth county's last thought nis week is possibility of a drouth. Fields were still under water In ow spots, Thursday, but farmers aid that with a few exceptions in ow-lylng lands, they did not ex- >ect serious crop damage to result. Week's Weather—Rain Date High Low Rafn une 9 62 39 'une 10 72 45 uno 11 75 62 fune 12 70 56 .38 r une 13 80 57 2.80 une 14 78 59 lune 15 81 58 .42 FENTON—Heavy damage to luildlngs and crops was done Saturday evening. The downpour be;an at 6:30 p. m., and lasted until 1. The large plate glass window n the Fenton postoffice was blown n, and at the Herman Struecker 'arm, four miles north of Fenton, .he windmill was blown down and .he roof of the large barn crumpled. At the Art Rledel farm, the silo and shed were blown to bits. At the Axel Peterson place, tenanted by the Morris Wallaces, the windmill was leveled as was the silo on the Jacob Zwiefel place. At Alfred Meyers, the roof on the kitchen wns torn oft and plaster fell in. The Norwegian Lutheran church, 8 miles south of Fenton, was struck by lightning, and the entire building burned to the ground, with only the piano and a few pews being saved. The loss was covered by insurance. Com, some planted for tbe second time, stood under water. R H E 000 0 1 1 010 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Forest City— Cole, rf Johnson, ss .... Thompson, c Farnuni, If Mralow, 2b .... Feeney. c'f . Larson. 3b Warren, Ib Wilson, p . . . . 152 233 belonging to John Behnttendorf, at the north edge cf the city, was burned to the ground about 11 o'clock on Saturday evening during the 'electrical storm, when struck by lightning. The loss was partly covered by insurance. A team of horses was the only thing rescued by Mr. Bebnkendorf. Pigeons barricaded In the barn by a young son to keep the cats out, had their only means of exit blocked, and also were burn- RICH POINT SAYS CORN AND OATS UNDER WATER Rich Point: Saturday night's big storm did much damage in this vicinity. Watej; covered many acres of both corn and oats, and many fields were badly washed by the heavy rainfall. FALLING THEE DAMAGES BUILDING IN WESLEY Wesley: The Saturday night storm damaged the Kraus store building here, when a large branch fell, causing bricks and mortar to be crushed to the ground. A car owned by John Welg had just been moved from the very spot where the large limb landed. At the Geo. Goetz farm, their garage was moved off the foundation with the result that the car could not be removed until the next morning. Many local gardens were reported flooded, and basements were also reported flooded. At the Theron Hanson farm home, the windmill was blown down, falling onto their car, which stood in the yard, and damaged it somewhat. WILL CHRISTENSEN FARM AT LO.NK KOC'K HIT Lone Rock: Much damage was done at the Will Christensen home Saturday evening by the storm. It blew down a silo, corn crib nnd shed. Rites On Friday Old friends in the Seneca neighborhood were grieved to learn of the death on Monday of Mrs. Andrew Burt, long a resident of that locality. Funeral services have been fctt for Friday at one o'clock at tht Armstrong Presbyteran church. George Is Still After A Way Irvington; George Wagner is still looking for a way to preserve his bridge in flood weather and high water. Saturday he drove his tractor and plows on the bridge, thinking they would hold the bridge in place. It had previously been washed out several times. He found the bridgt gone, Sunday, and the tractor and plows upside down in the creek. Wagner is still trying to solve the problem of the bridge washouts. Goes To Convention Swea City: Postmistress Ida Larson left Tuesday to attend the 34lh annual state convention of the National League of District Postmasters, being held ut Des Moincs. Mrs. Larson is third vice president of the Iowa brunch. Fenton Man One Of New Patrolmen Fenton: Mr. and Mrs. William Huskamp took their son. LeRoy to Camp Dodge near Des Moines. on Saturday, where LtRoy will start seven weeks' training for tbe Iowa Patrol, on Monday. LeRoy is one of the 66 candidates from 1,500 applicants for admission to the camp. Mr. and Mrs. Huskamp visited at the Wesley Witter home and were overnight visitors with Mr. Hus- kanip's cousin, Rex McDonald and family in DCS Moines. Enroutt home they visited Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Higley, Sr, at Mason City, formerly of Fenton. Joan Witter daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Witter of Dea Moines, accompanied home WHITTEMOHE FARMS ARE ALSO IJAMAOED Whittemore: The wind and rainstorm did considerable damage in this section, also. The silo on the W. F. Reimtrs farm was blown down. John Farrell'a windmill. J. Baas' machine shed, Fred Lehman's farm silo, all were completely wrecked. At the farm tenanted by Ed Fisher, the shingles on the barn were torn completely off, and the barn wrecked. In town, a large number of trees were blown down. One fell on the garage where W. A. Rusch lives, and did considerable damage. TREES TORN fP BY ROUTS NEAR CORWITH Fairview-Corwith: The wind and storm tore up trees In this section by the roots. Minor damage was reported to several buildings and large areas of corn and oat* were covered with water. In a few places the water was deep enough to destroy crops. The Boone river flooded farm land along its course and several bridges were reported washed out. Telephones were also out of order, due to lightning. UPPER DES MOINES IN RAMPAGING MOOD At Algona, evidence of the heavy rains were still visible, Wednesday. The Upper Des Moiues river was out of its banks, north of Algoua, and remindful of spring thaws. Several acres on the north of the river were flooded at the bridge on high' way 169.

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