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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, July 8, 1937
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The r, MARCH TOUB_ Sitting in his 1™* cream an y eltow Plymouth cab in front of Washington's Dodge Hotel on June 1, Driver Joseph N. Carnaggio spied Mr. and Mrs. Francis J. Smith of Watford, England, coming down the steps. How does one go about see- Ing the U. S.?" asked Mr. Smith. Driver Carnaggio said that a good way to begin was a tour of Washington for $5. J the two-hour trip Carnaggio interspersed his selght-seclng lecture with many a remark about the beauties of near-by Virginia easily sold the Smiths on the Idea of a $75 trip throifgh that statp. Three ^ Weeks Ifjej the trio turned up in ^Manhattan, having been to Mt. Ver- Mon, Arlington, Yorktown, Jamestown, Charlottesvllle, over the Skyline Drive to Gettysburg, Pa., then north through Harrlsburg to Montreal, Ottawa, then south n.gain through Lake Placid, Albany, Saratoga Springs, Mirror Lake and West Point. For their next taxi odyssey the Smith paid a 25c-a-mile rate and Carnagglo's hotel expenses, put up $1,000 bond to permit the cab to enter Canada, followed Carnaggio'a suggestion to detour and see the Dfonne Quintuplets. A week later Carnaggio put them on the liner "Berengaria" and Mr. Smith peeled off $625 plus a bottle of Mischief f^ptrtume, which he manufactures. On the trip the Smiths lost a Volgt- Tander camera, and to show his , thanks, Driver Carnaggio bought a new one for $30, mailed It to England. Then he headed back to Washington, where he cashed in once more by charging news' photographers to take his picture. Said he for nothing: "They hac one of the best times an Englishman ever had in America... They're coming back in a couple of months with their son and daughter. Tm going to take them to Yelowstone and all out west on that trip." EDITING JOBWASHINGTON: The Child Labor Amendment proposed In 1924 had been ratified by only six states prior to the election of Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1032. Then, with the president as its big champion, 22 more states ratified It during the next four years. But with eight ratifications still required before it becomes part of the Constitution, the 1924 Child Labor Amendment came to a standstill. Stealing a march on the New Deal, Michigan's Senator Arthur Hendrick Vandenberg therefore drafted a new child labor amendment which the Senate Judiciary Committee last week not only endorsed unanimously but believed could be speedily ratified. After finding out the objections of those opposed to the 1924 proposal, which read: "The Con- gr*M shall have the power to limit, - »: rttfulat* nnd probiMt.tha^tehor bf persons under 18 years of age." "Senator Vandenberg edited the test to read: "The Congress shall have power to limit and prohibit the.em- ployment for hire of person under 16 years of age." Thus were eliminated the words "regulate", which was too elastic and led people to fear it might be stretched to mean anything a future administration might wish, and . "labor", which the Catholic church be stretched to include jurisdiction over pupils in its parochial schools "Employment for hire" was substituted to outlaw most of the worst forms of child labor without alarm- Ing farmers who expect their children to do chores on the farm. Finally Senator Vandenberg lowered the age limit two years to answer the objection of those who maintained that boys and girls of 16 and 17 were really not children. The Judiciary Committee approced all this and added a fourth change: a provision requiring the states to pass upon the new proposal by convention within seven years, the same provision which got the repeal amendment acted on within ten months. Said Senator Vandenberg: "Now It's up to the Administration. I've done all I can do. If they want to do something about child labor, here's their chance." SEA BURIAL- NEW YORK: Unknown to most voyagers, every big oceon liner carries a couple of coffins and ship's doctors are qualified embalmers. While ship captains have the right to order burial of bodies at sea, such is a non-sailor's horror of this type of burial that the bodies of persons dying aboard ship today are usually embalmed and returned to authorities at the decedent's home port. Returning to the U. S. on the "He de France" two years ago, devout Danvres, Mass., school Principal Elizabeth Ann Ahearn died of a stroke while in her bath-tub, was not discovered until 14 hours later. Ship's Doctors found it inadvisable toilBbalm the body and the captain j«l u,pon Catholic priests aboard Algona Upper niSTOniCAL DEPT, jilotnes; Established 1865 The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, July 8,1937 Kijrlit. VOL. 35.—NO. 27 TATE AGENTS PROBE DEATH CASE Father T. J. Davern Gets New Parish At Corpus Christi, Fort Dodge Father T. J. Davern, popular pastor of St. Cecelia's Catholic church of Algona, will leave next Thursday to assume his new parish at Corpus Christi church, Fort Dodge. Father J. M. Mallinger will come here from Grand Junction to replace Father Davern. His departure will be a real loss to the community where he leaves a host of friends of all creeds. t# officiate at a sea burial. Sub- Mauently four cousins sued the French line for $100,000 for their menta) anguish resulting from Miss Ahearn'g body not having been committed to hwlowed ground in a Catholic cemetery, last last week when the Catholic canonical expert* testified in a Manhattan Federal Court that necessitous burial in unconsecrated ground i* "not disgraceful." DOUBLE FEATURE— NEW YORK: Revealed this week by the Fortune Quarterly Survey are the favorite movie stars of the U S. Public and the attitude of the public on the double feature, long a thorn in the side of the cinema industry which thinks the public likes Men's favorite stars are Clark Gable. Shirley Temple. William Powell, Wallace Beery, Georgo Arils* »nd Myrna Loy, in that order. Women's favorites are Shirley Temple Robert Taylor, Clark Gable, Norma Shearer, Jeanette McDonald, Greta Garbo. On the double-feature question preferences are divJisd as follows: double feature, 21.7%; one feature and good shorts, 63.8%; no preference, or don't go to the movies, 14.4 per cent. (Now turn to the Editorial Page lor the rest gf "The March of Time") HEARINGS FOR 3 INCREAMTHEFT R1NC HELD HERE Charged with breaking and enter- Ing, three youths, Julius and Edward Juchem, and Ray Hentges the former two from Bancroft, ant the latter from Algona. were bound over to the grand jury, Wednesday in Justice Delia Welter's court, on a charge of breaking and entering The case has its humorous angles. The trio admitted In their testimony at the preliminary hearing that they had been guilty of steal- Ing cream from several farms in the Burl-Bancroft vicinity, and selling it, but curiously enough indicated that they would plead not guilty to the charges against them. They said they were drunk at the time the deed was done. County Attorney L. A. Winkel said the boys evidently had a change of heart after they talked to A. O. Hopkins, who is now In jail for failure to pay support money to the mother of a child born out of wedlock at Titonka. Hopkins advised the boys in legal matters, so they decided to go through a preliminary •tearing instead of entering immediate pleas of guilty. Bond for Julius Juchem and Hentges was fixed at $1,500 and for Edward Juchem at $1,000. None of the* defendants had an attorney. Emll Berger, Bancroft, fourth man connected with the charge of stealing cream, is also in jail HOGS Best light butch., 140-160 $8.50-9.50 Best light butch., 160-1880 9.50-10.00 Best light butch., 180-200 10.00-11.00 Best light butch., 200-280 11.60 Med. heavy, 290-325 11.40 Bluchers, 325-350 11.30 Butchers, 350-400 10.90 Packing sows, 300-350 10.00-10.15 Packing sows, 350-400 10.00 Packing sows, 400-500 CATTLE Veal calves 9.75 $5.00-7.00 Canners and cutters 2.75-3.75 Stock steers 5.00-6.50 Fat steres 9.00-10.00 Fat yearlings 8.00-9.00 Bulls 4.50-5.50 Fat cows 4.00-5.00 GRAIN No. 2 white corn $1.16 No. 2 yellow corn 1.12 No. 2 mixed corn 1.10 No. 3 white oats 38 Barley, No. 3 70 New oats, Aug. 14 delivery 32 New oats, Aug. delivery 31% EGGS Hennerys 20c No. 1 18c No. 2 16c Cash cream— No. 1 31c No. 2 29c Sweet S2c POULTRY Hens, over 5 Ibs UVic Hens, 4 to 5 Ibs 13'/4c Hens, under 4 Ibs. Leghorn hens Cocks, under 4'i 7c Cocks, over 4'a 9c Springs, over 5 Ibs 20c Springs, 4 to 5 18c Leghorn cocks 7c Leghorn syrings 13c Springs, 2 to 4 Ibs 14c All No. 2 poultry 6c Markets subject to change by the time of publication. It's Housecleaning Time for Timm Preparing to embark on a foursome at the Algona Country Club, Monday, Fred Ttrom, Fred Kent, Floyd Saundera and Runs Waller were about to leave the pro shop for number one tee. Waller, leaning on the counter next to Tinun'H bug of cluhs, looked down. Running from the bog across his wrist was a nice, big fat mouse. Timm turned his hag upside down, pulled the flaps from the Inside of the bag to the outside, and dumped out a nice mouse nest, and also the mouse. Now he IR wondering iiow many miles of golf, he and the mouse have played this summer. Former St. Benedict Resident Rites Tues. Funeral services for Mrs. Fred Mulert, who passed away in Minneapolis, July 3, were held July 6 at St. Benedict, with the Rev. H. B. Kramer in charge of the last rites. Mrs. Mulert was born June 6,1890, at St. Benedict, Her maiden name was Laura A. Rahm. She is survived by her husband and eight children: Lawrence, Clarence, Loretta, Alberta, Delores, Marietta, Thelma. One sister, Mrs.\ Philip Immerfall of St. Benedict, also survives, and one brother, Ed Rahm of Des Moines. Pall bearers, as listed by Tom McMahon of the McMahon funeral lome, Wesley, were all nephews: Edward Immerfall, Clarence Arndorfer, Joe Eisenbarth, Wilbur Daley, Magnus Rahm and Clare itahm. Struck By Lightning While Plowing Corn Fairview-Corwith: Charles Claude who works at the Severns farm, was stunned by a bolt of lightning, while le was plowing corn last week Friday morning. He had left the tractor to get some ;asoline when the lightning struck, mocking him to the ground. When le came to he went to the Jesse Scott home, which is just across the road from the field where he was working. Mr. Claude has not yet fully recovered from tlie shock. 100 At Good Hope Picnic; Two Injured Good Hope: The annual Good lope church picnic was held last week at Interlaken resort in Minnesota, with a crowd of 100 in at- endance. Two minor accidents, although lot serious, marred the occasion. Ruth Ann, small daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Elmore had a bad fall which resulted in a badly bruised arm but no broken bones. Trella Gardner fell while skating and is carrying her arm in splints due to cracked bones in her left arm. Graveling Crew To Tike-Bancroft Road Swea City: The Paul and Will- lanjg construction company has completed gravelling and resurfacing project* in north Kossuth and moved Friday to the Titonka-Baucroft vicinity to begin work there. Sixteen trucks are at work. ARRESTEDAFTER GOING TO SLEEP ON RAIL TRACKS Transient Found Intoxicated, Hour Before Train-time Charles Martin, Des Moines, missed meeting the evening eastbounc Sioux of the Milwaukee road by one hour. And it saved his life. Martin, a transient, was discovered about 7:30 p. m. Tuesday evening asleep in the Milwaukee yards here. And, he had his head on the main line track. The Sioux arrives at 8:25 p. m. A call to Patrolman Valentine resulted in Martin's arrest and book- Ing on a charge of intoxication. Brought before Justice P. A. Danson, Wednesday morning, Martin was given a suspended sentence ol 30 days in jail—and 30 minutes to leave town. Patrolman Van Alstyne escorted Martin to the city limits, and sent him on his way, never to return again—he hoped. Guy Mantor, Algona, was also booked on a charge of intoxication in Danson's ccurt, Wednesday. He was arrested by Van Alstyne Tuesday, when found asleep on an ash pile in an alley. He was given a 30-day suspended sentence upon payment of the usual costs. Harvey Ingham, Early Editor of Upper Des Moines, Highly Honored Last Week by 600 At Banquet SWEA CITY FIRM VICTIM OF CHECK ARTIST, SAT'DAY Swea City: A check artist who was operating In town Saturday night is being sought by local officers. The man, who was unknown here, attempted to purchase automobile parts from a local garage-offering a check in payment. The check, drawn for about thirty dollars, was signed "Howard Hansen.' On benig questioned, the man claimed that Hansen was the name of a farmer living two miles south ol Seneca. However, the garage declined to accept the cheek, and the fellow left, claiming he would cash it where he was known and would then return for the merchandise. A similar attempt at another business house failed, after which the individual went to an implement firm, purchased some articles and tendered the check. Satisfied with his plausible stury, the implement dealer accepted the check and gave tiim $26 in change. The bearer indorsed the check with an almost almost illegible signature resembling •Mitchell." So far as can be determined there is no Howard Hansen living south of Seneca. Bancroft Priest Struck By Ball Fenton: Father Robert Quinn of Sioux City, who visited the E. C. Weisbrod home while on his way to his native home at Bancroft, was seriously hurt Sunday while play- ng baseball. The ball struck him over the eye, ind six clamps were necessary to Jose the wound. The doctors at first feared he would lose the sight of one eye. Father Quinn was en- oute to visit his mother. HARVEY INGHAM (left) editor of the DCS Moines Register & Tribune, honored by 600 at a banquet on the observance of his 35th year as editor of the papers, is shown "with Gardner Cowles, publisher of the papers, just before the dinner held last Thursday evening at DPS Moines. Mr. Ingham was editor of The Upper Des Moines of Algona for 20 years, and Mr. Cowles was for many years n resident of this city. Both men have played important roles, that need no elaborating upon, in the development of IOWH, and in state newspaper circles. Attending the banquet from Algona were W. B Quarton. M. P. Weaver, T. r.. Sherman, C. B Matson, H. E. Rlst, Archie Hutchison. J. L. Bonar. S. E. McMahon, W. C. Dewcl. D. C. Hutchison nnd C. B. Murtngh. Rites for Fenton Girl, 18, Killed in Auto Crash Held Isabel Weisbrod Laid to Rest; Classmates are Pallbearers Young West Bend Boys Taking Trip West Bend: The Future Farmer ioys left last Monday in Carl Shafer's bus, with Carl driving, for a rip to the Black Hills and Yellow- tone Park. Those going were Clarence Yoch, Job Brown, Wayne Carter, Clyde Senrich, Harvey Morey, Duane Anderegg, Orville Fuehsen and Harold Giddings, the teachers. They are sending telegrams to heir parents as they go along. 3 ickpockets Make 'Contact' This Week Pickpockets and rackets were eaping their toll of Kossuth and Algona people this week. Several losses as a result of hav- ng pockets picked have been re- orted, and also several complaints lave been filed regarding various means used by some of the games of skill" at the fairgrounds. Wayne Riddle, local express deliv- ry man, said he went to the fair- bounds to deliver a C. O. D. package, and collect $8. and before he *new it, the package receiver had lost" his money on a wheel. Z&r Rolls Twice; But Keeps Going Livermore: A car belonging to iValdo Wagner of Cedar Falls, urned over several times Sunday, a short distance east of town oil highway 222 righted itself the last time it turned over and the driver came into town with the budly damaged machine, which was still in going condition. Wagner was driving west on highway 222 when he struck a place in the road that had been excavated and had been refilled but the raise caused the turn-over. Fenton: Funeral services for Isabel Weisbrod, 18-year-old Fenton girl, were held yesterday, Thursday, at 2 p. m., at the Fenton Methodist church. Rev. W. H. Upton of the Congregational church in Davenport, Iowa, and Rev. J. T. Snyder of Fenton officiated. Miss Weisbrod was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Weisbrod. She had been making her home with an aunt, Mrs. Don Allen, at Davenport, and had been employed for several months in that city. Car Driver at KitcH David Moeller was driving the machine when it left the road and plunged the Fenton girl to her death. There were three in the machine at the time, taking a ittle pleasure ride in the cool evening air. Moeller was at the funeral services Thursday, and was grief stricken at the tragedy. Pallbearers were Harold Gramenz, Lyle Newel, Charles Glaus, Daniel Hantelman, Ralph Weisbrod and Wayne Alderson. The first 'our were classmates of the dead girl. Active Church Worker Miss Weisbrod was born Nov. 27, 91H, at Fenton. She was educated n the Fenton public schools, and _raduated in 1936. She had been n Davenport since last February. Surviving besides her parents, are tuth, Helena, Rachel and a brother, David of Fenton, and a half sister, Mrs. Jos. McGovern of Whittemore. Miss Weisbrod had been an active worker in the church, and one time was one of the leading 4-H girls in the county. She was also an accomplished pianist. The sympathy of the community is extended to the Weisbrod family in the tragic passing of a loved one. SAY HAILSTONES 3 INCHES FELL IN NW KOSSUTH Swea City: Hall which accompanied n sharp electrical storm did damage to corn and small grain in this region late Saturday afternoon. The storm extended north and east, with farmers only a short distance west reporting no rain. The hail did considerable damage to the gardens and some property owners report broken windows. Hailstones measured as large as three inches in diameter. John Cassem, farmer living four miles north of town, brought In a milk pail full of the stones most of which were as large as hen's eggs, an hour after the storm. 4 Minor Motor Crashes Reported Over Week End Four minor auto accidents in Kossuth county over the Fourth o1 July: Weekend were reported to officers here this week. Wayne Keith's car was damaged Student Pastor In Swea City Pulpit Swea City: Services at the Immanuel Lutheran church. Sunday, were conducted in the absence of Rev. R. C. Swanson by Everett Bexell, student at Gustavus Adolphus Colege, St. Peter, Minn. Everett who is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bexell of Swea township, will enter the Augustana Seminary at Rock Island, 111., this fall to complete his theological training. Bancroft Downs Humboldt Junior Ball Team, 17-4 The Bancroft Junior American Legion baseball team advanced another step toward its second state title. Tuesday, defeating the Humboldt juniors, 17 to t, at Humboldt, behind the excellent pitching of Riddle. Ackerson for the Bancroft team hit one of the longest home runs recorded in junior league baseball, according to witnesses who saw the game. Today (Thursday), the Bancroft boys play three games, the first scheduled to begin at 11 a. m., against Mallard, the champions of Pocahontas county. The Bancroft team, if successful, will then have the title of a block of four north central Iowa counties, and well on its way toward state honors. They Have Eight Idea The board of supervisors of Kossuth county have the right idea. They struggled around in the court house the fore part of this week, and then decided to all go on a fishing trip. Their destination was Lake of the Woods, along the Canadian border, and they were scheduled to leave Thursday. Week's Weather June 30 July 1 July 2 July 3 July 4 July 5 July 6 High Low 81 81 84 92 8* SO 93 74 53 59 66 66 60 63 One Wedding License One wedding license was issued Wednesday. It was made out to Sterling M. Johnson, Jewell, Iowa, and Bernice L. Larson, Titonka. Attends Meeting In Hebron Twp. Lttkota: Mrs. Jerry Heetland attended a pre-organizutjon farm bureau meeting at the Donald Lyons home in Hebron township last Thursday evening and about 30 were present. County Agent and Mrs. Brown, Algona, and Mrs. Stainbrook of Winnebago county were also present. The Farm Bureau reels on prevention of soil erosion were shown and lunch was served. A meeting was also held in German township last Friday evening. Man Loses Eyesight South Plum Creek: Earl Alexander, who is taking treatment at the Mayo clinic in Rochester, Minn., is doing as well as could be expected, but it is not yet certain that the sight of the injured eye can be retained. Catch Grown Badger So. Plum Creek: The Leek boys caught a full grown badger last Friday, in its den near the creek. The animal was alive, and put up a mighty scrap. New School Sec'y South Plum Creek: Mrs. Sudu- Hopkins will act as secretary of the school board for the following year in place of Mrs. Ethel Gardner, who has resigned from that office. Pastures Cattle South Plum Creek: Hiram Buck of near Titonka brought 22 head of cattle to be pastured on the Herman Leek place last Thursday. .somewhat when it was sidc.s.swlppcd by another machine on Dingonni street near the WNAX oil station, und sheared off a telephone pole. Five miles west of Buffalo Center nn accident occurred when a car driven by Cort Rippcntrop of Lak- otn and Charles Winjin of Albert Lea, Minn., crushed at an Interaction. Nobody was injured. Sherff Loss and Deputy Sheriff Cogley nveBtlRBted the mishap. On Sunday, a car driven by John Andefson of Algona and a truck operated by the carnival company low playing nt the fairgrounds col- I lided at the intersection of highways 18 and 169 near the Selzer gas station, but nobody was injured. Irvington Youth Suffers Setback Irvington: Little Duane Rilcy is not progressing as rapidly as had been anticipated. A recent x-ray revealed a blood clot and some bone infevtion just above the knee. Hence an operation was performed in hopes of clearing up this trouble Some time ago Duane fell from his bicycle and it is thought this w the original cause of his illness. L. J. Dickinsons Arrive Today Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Dickinson arrived this morning from Washington. D. C., to spend the summer afl their Algona home. They came by train and were accompanied by their son, Call Dickinson, of Des Moines, who went to Washington the fore part of the week to be with them on the trip home. The former senator is recovering from a series of three operations which he has undergone since the first of the year. The Dickinsons' daughter. Mrs. Ruth Hunter and son. Linn, arrived from Washington Sunday, driving through to open their home. Second Son Arrives South Plum Creek: The John Gross' infant son and its mother are doing nicely. He is the second son in the family. All rejoice as one boy among a Hoik of girls is always spoiled. Traffic Case Fine Henry Shick. Algona. was lined $1 and costs of $220 by Justice Delia Welter, July 5, on a charge of failing to stop for an arterial sign. Highway patrolman A. E Sterzing filed the complaint. Peterson Suffers Stroke A. L. Peterson suffered a light stroke Wednesday afternoon at his home. Miss Richter of Wesley is helping to care for him. Mr. Peterson has not been in the best health for the past few months. of To Teach New School .South Plum Creek: Miss <; t n- eviuve Altvvegg i., to be the first ti-.-ichcr in the rim- IH-U ciiural Plum Creek township school. Fractures Knee Whitlemore: Arnold KftlK'sun of West Bund hud the misfortune to fracture his right knee wliilu playing baseball here Monday. MYSTERYDEATH AT LUVERNE IS , STILLWIDEOPEN Coroner's Jury Holds Verdict Until Further Investigation STOMACH ANALYSIS NOW BEING MADE Was Walter W. Block, found dead at LuVerne In a burning barn on his father's farm fast Monday, a victim of foul play, or did he die from suffocation and burns as a result of the fire? Until State Agents Ross Graham " nnd S. R. Quealy definitely know the answer to that question, they stated Thursday that they would stay on the Kossuth county case. Peculiar Angles The state agents admitted that the youth's death had many peculiar angles which must be solved before a definite answer to the many questions involved can be reached. Funeral services for the 28-year- old mnn were held Wednesday afternoon nt LuVerne, with Rev. Wittenberg preaching the funeral sermon. A large crowd attended the services. And in the meantime, conjecture ns to the case was one of the com- non topics of discussion, especially n the LuVerne vicinity. Stomach At Iowa City Sheriff Casey Loss nnd Marshal Frank Green of Algona took the youth's stomach to Iowa City, Wed- nesdny, where state chemists are examining the contents. They expected to have a report ready some time today, Friday. Officials would not sny what they expected to find ns a n result of the stomach analysis' Dr. M. G. Bourne, called into the cnse to make n medical examination of the body, reported that no bruises or signs of violence were evident on the skull or body of Block. Heavy Growth of Beard One of the angles that seems most puzzling about the case, County Attorney L. A. Wiukel itated, wa* the fnct that Block, a mnn who generally shiived at least three times a week, had n growth of benrd on his face that must hnve been an accum- mulutlon of at least two weeks. Wlnkel nskeil why Block had not shaved; was it because he had been held captive, and unable to do so? Thursday afternoon. State Agents Graham and Quealy had planned to go back to LuVerne, and begin a systematic weeding out of facts. They expected to interview Max Block, father of the young man, \Vus Block Hiding* Another angle brought up by officials Is the possibility that Block, for some reason or other, might have been in hiding. He had not t been seen for a week and a half prior to the discovery of his body in the fire. So far as Is known, the young man who had been working on the Emil Anderson farm, near LuVerne, had not been in bad company. He was known to drink, but not to excess. The last time Walter was seen alive was about a week and a half before the fire, when his 14-year-old brother, Lewis, said he saw Walter in the yard of the Block home. Walter did not go in the house, however. Max Block said he had not seen his son for several months Had $1,000 Insurance The dead man had an insurance policy for $1,000, taken out several months ago, with a double indemnity clause Block's own mother is dead, and it was stated that his stepmother had been named as beneficiary. Mrs. Max Block is herself seriously ill, having suffered a stroke last Sunday, and is still unwaare of the tragedy in her own yard. Matern's Reunion Wesley: The Matern families including the Lou Materns of Algona the Dr. C. J. Primisings, of Melvin. Iowa, the Ben Materns of St Benedict, the Jack Shermans of Williams, the Roy Shermans, the Chuck Kerrinses of Wesley, the Jim Gibsons of Thompson, Mrs. Ray Vogel and baby of Ann Arbor. Michigan, and Grandma Elizabeth Matern and boys at home, enjoyed a family get-together picnic at the Call State Park in Algona Sunday. Artery Ruptured Lakuta: A. E. Ogren, proprietor of the Phillips "66" oil station, has been .suffering with high blood pressure for several months and a small artery back of the eye was rupture- ed a week ago causing him much pain. He was able to be on the street again late last week. Father Succumbs Wesley: Mrs. Fred Shipley of the Shipley cafe has the sympathy of the entire vicinity in the loss by death of her father. Archie Meyer. 78. at Flanigan, 111. Funeral services were held at Woden Tuesday afternoon with the Tom McMahon funeral home at Wesley in charge. Besides Mrs. Shipley, he leaves another daughter. Mrs. Kruraer of Woden, two sons. Frank Meyer of Bode anil FreJ. besides perhaps others. Insect Bite Infects Lone Rock: James Householder, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Householder hail his forehead lanced on Saturday. An infection from a mosquito bite was the cause.

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