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"•MARCH OFTIME •k*.iiMt,MR, or ton BEDAJEX ft WlNtoSORS- B J I EW t2* K: A"™** in the tJ. S from iPrance 29 years ago. am- bltioua Charlei Eugene Bedaux tot himself a job as a "sand-hog 1 ' digging skyscraper and subway foundations In Manhattan, used Ms brain as well as his shovel, was able after a few years to begin living the American success story which he nad dreamed In Prance. The new trade of "efficiency expert" had nred his Imagination and he Invented the Bedaux System of "B" (for Bedaux) Units"—* wage payment system In which work is subdivided into units equivalent to the number of minutes that a task should take and the payment of the worker on the basis of the number 6f points of work accomplished In a given length of time. Soon Bedaux married as his second wife a prttty Daughter of the American Revolution, Mlddle- WeaUrn Miss Fern Lombard; re- ton** to hie native France and Established 1865 ii'-"- &igona Upper Be* Jiotne* ^"^ 1—, ^ -_........... _. _ _ ^^^^^ ALGONA. IOWA, THURSDAY. NOVjaMBfiK It. 11>:V7 bought fttf, $750,000 a princely chateau to Touraine. Mr. and Mrs. weaattx disported themselves on the Riviera with a wealthy Mr. and Mrs. Herman Rogers, one of whose dashing friend* w«s a Mrs. Simpson. Then the abdicated King of England married life Simpson in their chateau In Franca, later honeymooned at fneir chateau in Hungary. Finally, Mr. and Mrs. Bedaux last week landed In Manhattan to arrange a tour of the U. 8. and possibly Canada by the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, expected Nov- eraber U on the "Bremen." Nrfndr knew whether or not, as repotted. President Roosevelt had decided to ash the Duke and Duchess to ranch. It seemed certain that Mrs. Rooievelt would be away on a lecture tour. At latent reports the president seemed to be waiting for U. S. opinion to crystallize, the higher officials of the British Embassy in Washington were iciiles of frigid reserve, and cables from the Duke and Duchess had deilin- ed with thanks invitations to dine at the Gridiron and Women's Press Clubs. Meanwhile in Paris, the Duke lunched with U. S. and British correspondents, declared himself "a very happily married man", added: 'Sportsmanship is absent from some newspaper comment on the activities of the Duchess and my- •ejf. We are looking forward to our tour of the United Stat»s to et:idy methods of housing and In- 2 VETS BACK: ACADEMY FIVES OPENPRAClltf Bill Bestenlehner, Irma Dee Hargreaves Will Captain Teams SCHEDULE CALLS FOR 16 GAMES St. Cecelia's Academy basketball team began practice this week, facing one of its most difficult schedules in years. Father Ahmann Is coaching the team with Ed Thlssen as assistant. The team this year'will be built around captain-elect Bill Besten- lehner and Leonard Seipman, the only two veterans remaining from last year's powerful five. The loss of Bill Barry and Ed Thlssen who graduated and Clark Mollenhoff who moved to Webster City, all regulars of last year, will be keenly felt Kelly Coaches Ghrta The most likely looking candidates to fill their shoes are Vernon Nelson, Vincent Baser, Rodney Gllbride, Wilbur Courtney, James Esser, Pete Hegarty, Kenneth Hargreaves and Donald WinkeL Tubbs, Iowa U. Coach- Kinnick, Star, Booked for Grid Dinner Irl Tubbs, coach of the University of Iowa Hawkeye football team, and his right and left hand bowers, Ernie Nevers, backfield conch and former Ail-American fullback from Stanford, and Pat Bolnnd, Ail- Western tackle from Minnesota, now coaching the Hawkeye line will headline a football banquet to be held ,nt the high school for the local grid team. Wednesday, Dec. 15, it was announced yesterday by O. S. Reiley, secretary of the Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Reiley received word from Glenn Devine, U. of Iowa athletic official and former star, that pictures of at least one of the Iowa games this year would also be brought here for the occasion. Nile Kinnlck and Dick Anderson, quarterback' and center on this year's team, are other Iowa slars who will probably be here for tne occn-ion. Preliminary plans call for n banquet in the gymnasium at the high school, followed by talks and moving pictures in the assembly, Tickets will be one dollar n plate. . - . In view of the splendid record of the local high school football team under Coaches Paul Berger and Lawrence Flndlay, the banquet is exceedingly timely. The Algona team played Humboldt with the undisputed title of the North Central conference at stake. Thursday afternoon. Details in next week's paper. On the local banquet committee are Wm. Steele, chairman, Chet Holt. Chet Williams, Leo Spilles, Dr. F. C. Scanlan and Ur. P. V. Janse. Work Begins on $11,000 Store, Algona's Newest Brothers Fail To Know Each Other dustrial conditions. BUCKET PASSING— Chicago: "There are only four or five Western Railroads which are not in financial difficulties today, and individual railroads cannot stand alone. Unless revenues can be obtained so the railroads can be mode to pay, the answer Is ... bankruptcy . . . government oper- ttan." . , These remarks by Union Joe Kelly, Jr., coach of the girls' team, has 20 reporting for daily practice. Four regulars from last year's sextette are back, including captain-elect Irma Dee Hargreaves, Eileen Aman, Evelyn Eischeid and Mary Bliley. Home Schedule Dec. 14 — Whittemore Academy. Dec. 21— Bancroft Academy Jan. 6.— Corpus Christ!, Fort Dodge. Jan. 19— St. Joe, Mason City. Jan. 21 — Emmetsburg Academy Feb. 3— Wesley high. Feb. 8— Pocahontas Academy. Feb. IB— Bancroft high. Feb. 20— Holy Family, Mason City. Away From Home Nov 30— Bancroft high. Dec. 3— JEmmetsburg Academy. Dec. 12— St. Joe, Mason City. Jan. 23 — Pocahontas Academy. Feb. 8— Corpus Christ!, Fort Dodge. Feb. 11— Wesley high. itoralMi _ lit ratal for certain commodities enough to give the U. 8. roads an estimated $47,000,000 more revenue a year—a sum President Jeffers calls "a drop in the bucket." With 200 other top U. 8. railroad executives In Chicago last week, he discussed passing the bucket to the I. C. C. once more, decided to ask the I. C. C. for a flat 15 per cent rise in general freight rates estimated to produce $459.500,000 a year in added revenue, a '/jc a mile rise in passenger coach fares to Algona Boy Now Head Engineer On Four Corners: A reunion of brothers, who had not seen each ether for so long that they could not remember each other, took place in this neighborhood, last Saturday. The brothers are George Lee of here, and Tom Lee of Muscle Shell, Montana. The latter, with his wife, arrived Saturday and they plan on taking a trip together with the object of see- Ing another brother, living in Michigan. They have not seen the third brother In 30 years. UNEMPLOYMENT CENSUS BEGINS HERE TUESDAY As usual, the work of a special government undertaking will again fall on the postoffice department. Postmaster W. W. Sullivan calls attention to the following with reference to the Unemployment Census, which 16th. begins Tuesday, Nov. Every home in Algona and sur- Richardson Remodeling Garage, West Side of Court House A new store for Algona, which when remodeled will represent an $11,000 investment, will be opened on the west side of the court house, some time shortly after Christmas, by Roy Richardson, local furniture dealer. Mr. Richardson recently completed negotiations for the purchase of the former Helberg garage building, from the estate of the late Art Helberg. The building is 4? by 120 feet in size, and when remodeled will also have a balcony for further display purposes. Space Is Doubled The new building will afford double the space of the present Richardson store. Enough steel Is being'put in for an anticipated second story. The show room will be completely open, with no posts in the store. A full carload of steel will be used in the remodeling of the structure. The building will be remodeled completely on the interior, with the ceiling to be in tile, the walls newly pastered, and a new floor which will be cemented, inlaid linoleum. additional $48,500,000 produce an annually. President John J. Pelley of the Association of American Railroads- summarized the current gloom of railroaders by futher plain speaking: "The margin between income and operating expenses has been so thin that the railroads face a real crisis. Because there Is no other way to meet this crisis than to make a general increase in rates and fares, the railroads wilt auk the commission to expedite consideration of the matter. Facing tne railroads today in an increase in operating co»U totaling $663.~~ ~ annually ... Of that amount, than one-half results from new taxes under laws passed by congress and from a 40 per cent in- crwue in the prices of materials and supplies and fuel which the railroads use. The rest is due to restoration in 1935 of the 10 per cent wagi deduction originally made in 1932 and to recent wage agreements with the operating and non-operating unions . . . The average per ton-mile and per passenger-mile has declined since 1921, until today railroads haul a ton of freight one mil* for an average of less than a cent and carry a pas- D. Stephenson, son of Mr. and Mrs. O. J Stephenson of this city, will have active charge, as resident engineer, of tho new $450,000 Iowa Great Lakes Sanitary Sewer system, on which work began this week. This information was le;rncd when announcement of the personnel in charge of the project, was made public, yesterday. About 500 men will be employd on the project, which will take two years to finish. A sewage ditch and- treatment plant will be constructed. The headquarters of the men will be at Mllford, Iowa. Stephenson attended Iowa State College after graduation from the local high school. He formerly worked with A. E. Michel here. His wife is also a former Algona girl, Mildred DeGraw. Richardson is optimistic er, man, or woman, should flit (n the card and bring It to the post office, where a clerk will check ii for errors. The registration is intended for persons: \ 1—Totally unemployed, able and wanting to work. 2—Partly employed and want more work. !—Working on WPA or other emergency project supported by public funds. Persons who should not ".II out the cards are those such as already employed, housewives or unpaid workers, full time students, etc. •enger a cent*." mil« tot less than two Stores Closed 2 Hours Today Schedule of hours for Armsistice Day, today (Thursday) were for stores, office and other places to close from 10:30 a. m. to 1 p. m. After some discussion, and R vote in which 36 local stores favored closing all afternoon. Armistice Day and 11 wanted to stay open, it was decided to stay open all afternoon, despite the one-sided vote for closing. HOGS Best light butch., 140-160 $7.00-7.50 Best light butch., 160-180 Best light butch., 18O-200 . LAIXiH COUNT— URBANA, Illinois: University of Illinois' Psychology Professor Paul Thomas Young, who has solemnly kept track of undergraduates' laughter and tears, reveals that people laugh 400 times as often as they cry; that collegians laugh more than 20 times a day. Women laugh less than men and weep three times as frequently. Four times out of five, tears are caused by the environment; social con' tacts are responsible for 88 per cent of laughs. DEFINITION— ABILENE, Texas: To an Abilenu naturalization examiner who asked what Congress U, a Mexican would-be citizen replied: "She is a where lotso fellow get to- and talk. Somebody say is bad and somebody *ay:«amctbing she is good." STREETSVILLE, Ontario: The body ot Hayden Pope, 20-year-old son of the StreUville blacksmith, was lust week dug from its grave tne night after burial. In the empty coffin was left a note demanding $100 ransom. Two days later, before horrified Father Pope had a chance to pay, a group of children found Hayden Pope's corpse in a ditch by the roadside. 7.50-7.80 c., - .. 7.80-8.00 I Best light butch., 200-250 .. 8.00-8.15 Med. heavy, 250-290 . ........... 8.00 Med. heavy, 290-325 ............ 7.75-7.90 Butchers, 325-350 ........................ 7.60 Butchers, 350-400 ........................ 7.40 Packing sows, 300-350 ............ 7.25 Packing sows, 350-400 ................ 7.00 Packing sows, 400-500 ........... 6.75 CATTLE Veal calves .......................... $5.00-8.00 Cannem and cutters ...... . 2.50-3.50 Stock steers ............................ 5.00-7.00 Fat steers ........................ 9.00-10.00 Fat yearlings ........................ 7.00-8.00 Bulls ........................................ 4.50-5.50 Fat cows ........... - ................. 3.50-4.50 URAIN No. 2 soy beans ....................... $.81 No. 4 yellow corn ................... 38'.i No. 3 white oaU ............ 24S-- Barley, No. 3, new ............... 40Vx EO6S Hennerys ......................................... 25c No. 1 .............................................. 25c No. 2 ............................................. 18c Cash cream — No. 1 ............................................. <J7c No. 2 ......................................... 35c Sweet .......................................... 38c POULTRY bt«us, over 6 Ibs. .......................... I7c Hens, 4 to 5 Ibs ................................. 15c tud«r 4 Ibs 12c Leghorn hens I2u 2ocVs. under 4'/i , 8c -ocks, over 4Vi luc Springs, over 5 Ibs. 18He Springs, 4 to S Iba. 16Vic -.eghorn sprigs 14 Vic Springs, under t Ibs 15'/ic Stags lie Markets subject to change by the time of publication. Osteopath Next Kiwanis Speaker Dr. H. G. Swanson, president of the Associated Colleges of Osteopathy and dean of the Kirksville College of Osteopathy and Surgery Kirksville, Mo., will be the speaker at the Algona Kiwania club luncheon on Thursday, November 18. Following the luncheon, Dr. Swanson will address students of the Algona high school, speaking on the subject, "Do You Know What You Want to Do." On his present speaking tour, under the sponsorship of the Northwest Iowa Clinic group of osteopathic physicians and surgeons, headed by Dr. W. D. Andrews, chief surgeon of the Algona General hospital, Dr. Swanson will address 12 high school groups, speak over radio station KGLO at Mason City on November 22, and, later the same evening, will be the principal speaker before the clinic group, meeting in Mason City. £<***** to pr^bt« i^orWj his overhead. New Heating Plant An entirely new heating plant wlil be installed, and will combine winter heating with summer comfort. The heating plant will allow a complete change of air in tho building six times an hour if necessary for- air-conditioning ;>ur- poses. The front is to be of black glass ile, with display windows on each side of the entrance. The front will be trimmed in nlle green. A, 37-foot sign in nile green on the black tile background will be erected across the front of the store. A roll awning that can be mlled beneath a weatherproof pro- ection built Into the front of th building, when not in use, Is anothe new feature^ of the remodeling arch tecture. For the present no expansion o the store's force is anticipated. Th tore employs Bob Richardson, Ev rett Harris, H. L. Hardenbergh ull time, and Edna May Sill, as part time bookkeeper, in addition o Mr. Richardson. The Botsford Co. has the contrac or the remodeling job. RITES SATURDAY FOR FARMER WHO DIED IN MISHAP Fred Simpson of Seneca Buried After Services In Swaa City VOL; a5.—NO? 45 2,298 Farmers of Kossuth Eligible to Apply for Corn Loan, Starting December 1 WIDOW AND TWO CHILDREN SURVIVE Seneca: Funeral services for Fred Simpson, Seneca farmer, killed in an automobile accident last week near the Jay Godden farm, were held Saturday afternoon, Nov. 0, from the Baptist church at Swea City. Rev. Patton of Bancroft, was in charge of the services. Interment was in the Harrison cemetery. Pallbearers were Virgil Moore, Sheldon Merrill, Tom Nielsen, Har- lye Hoeck, O. R. Patterson and Cecil Bailey. Mr. Simpson was born Feb. 11, 1899, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Walters, farmers near Seneca at that time. At the age of four years he was adopted by D. M. Simpson, and was reared In the Seneca community, attending school here and at Bancroft. He was married to Mildred Johnson Ih,September, 1931. Two children, who survive their father, were born ta this union, Marjorie Ann, 5, and Mary Lou, age 16 months. Other surviving relatives are a sister, Mrs. Iver Bergum of near Baqcroft, five half brothers, Geo. Walters, Leo Walters, Henry Walters, Joe Walters, Julius Walters and a step-brother. Bob Walters. A brother of Fred, Rudolph Simp- ion, was killed four years ago this month In an autmblle accident, and his father, D. M, Simpson, died the ivening of Rudolph's funeral from i heart attack. NVESTIGATOBS PROBE ;AB CREMATION CASE Insurance adjusters from Des Jolnes spent several days last week nd, investigating the deaths of H. * McLaughlln of Des Moines, and Lowell Kruse of Westside, Iowa, 'ho were cremated In their car ate Tuesday afternoon of last week fter a collision between their machine and one driven by E. C. In The WEEK'S NEWS Current Events Photographed for The Algona Upper Des Moines r A BIG CORIVJROP MEANS LOW PRICES wet (CENT*) rt,, » f CORN CROP MEANS LOW PRICES-When production is above the average for the period 1928-37, price falls below the average for that period. In 1930. the first of the dark depression years, production and price were a little below average. In 1931 production increased to 2.6 billion bushels and price fell to 32 cents a bushel. Reduced production in 1933 pushed price up to 52 cents a bushel. The following year mostly because of the drouth, production was decreased by a billion bushels, and the price went up to more than 80 cents a bushel. Allen of LuVerne. The two dead men were themselves in this section o investigate another accident that recurred two weeks ago this Friday Titonka Woman's Funeral Rites Today Mrs. Henry Ites died Monday at the Dqlmage hospital in Buffalo Center nine days following an operation for appendicitis. Mrs. Ites had been in a serious condition from the first. Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon from the home at one o'clock and from the Reformed church at 1:45. She U survived by her husband and one son, Clarence, besides her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Meyer and numerous other relatives and friends. Burt Mayor Hit By Heart Attack baptist Church Calls New Pastor At a called church meeting hell 'uesday evening, the First Baptist church of Algona, extended a unanimous call to Rev. R. E. Clearwaters of Leslie, Michigan, to be pastor of the church. He is a former lowan and is a brother of the Rev. R. V. Clearwaters of the Cal- vnry Baptist church of Cedar Rap ids, Iowa, who Is president of the Iowa Baptist state convention. Rev. Clearwaters has four children, two of them of high school age. If he accepts the call it is expected that he will move his family here within a month. He is a graduate of the Northern Baptist Theological Seminary at Chicago and of the Moody Bible Institute. 2 Justice Cases In Local Court Justice court cases heard Tuesday and Wedesday of this week by P. A. Danson, resulted in one continuance and one fine. Hector Knary, Corwith, charged with embezzlement of mortgaged iroperty, had his case continued at the request of the county attorney. Don W. Huckins, Elmore, charged with reckless driving by having a truck of excessive width, was nnBurt: Mayor C. H. Blossom had *<• to «u»d costs in the court, Tuesa very severe heart attack Friday j day- night, but is improved at present. Ur. and Mrs. L. L. Clement and daughter, Jane, Ames, were called '.a his bedside Saturday. Mr. Clothes Torn Off Fen ton: Irvin Huskamp, Fenton Clement and Jane left Sunday but . **"***• narrowly escaped serious his daughter. Mrs. Clement remained for a longer visit here Fenton Play Tonite Fenton: Don't forget "A Bunch of Kun", the junior class play to >c given this week Thursday and Friday evenings, November 11 and 2 in the high school gymnasium. Phere will b« a change in the caat he second ni^ht. , tast week T ««»day when his clothes were torn from hfs body while operating a corn picker. Mr. Huskamp'a pants became caught in the power take-off from the tractor. New Hub Sign An attractive new sign was put in place this week by the Hub Clothiers, replacing their oST one. DIVORCE CASES HIED TUESDAY A new damage case, and two new nctions for divorce were .lied in district court here within the past two days. The damage Fult Is brought hy Raymond Webb against Mrs. Wm, Altwepg and Genevleve Alt'.veg«, for the sum of $S6.40. The plaintiff charges that Mrs. Altwegfi was driving a car belonging to Genevieve when It collided with Webb's machine. The mishap occurred on highway 18, one-quarter mile east of Algona, Oct. 22. Desertion and cruel and inhuman treatment figure in both of the divorce cases. The first one was brought by Sadie Butcher, Mason City, against Wm. Butcher of Algona. She charges cruel and inhuman treatment and desertion. The couple were married in 1917, and lived together until November, 1935. In the second case, Dorothy R Clark, 23, of Algona, is asking divorce from John H. Clark, 37. The couple were married in 1931 at Blue Earth, and lived together until Oct. 25, 1937, the petition says. She charges her husband beat her up on their last time together. She asks no alimony. Deadline for filing of district court cases is on Friday. The grand jury for the November term is to report Nov. 22nd, and the petit jury a week later. Other cases filed in the past two * >. i. .... conn « c t«on with automobile theftsT an attempted bank robbery and several kidnappings and holdups. All of the youths entered pleas of guilty in criminal court here last week. Four were sentenced to 2u years in stjito prison Paul Payne. 19, fifth members of the youthful ganx who operated in Tennessee. Georgia. Alabama nnd Tc\as, \va.s uV»]t five years. Seen as they entered the courthouxt here arc Dick Flun- nery, 1C; Chester Johnson, 17; John Jennings. HI. KMNK leader John Calllca, 10, and Payne with Deputy Sheriff Claude Brown' days: A. E. Arider&on vs Elmer Kollasch. law. Leonard G. Chase, trustee, vs L. E. and Esther Mosbach, equity, foreclosure. Herman Wise vs J. Watson Moore, andlorcl's attachment Parade, Assembly Honor Armistice All veterans will assemble at the ^egion hall at 10:45 a. m. today, and march in a body following the colors, to the Court House Square, where the annual Armistice Day program will be held. The program here will include the 11:00 o'clock whistle; the minute of silence for departed comrades; the official Ler» prayer, given by Rev. F. E. lurgess, chaplain of Hagg post; and the blowing of taps by Dr. G. D. Walrath, post bugler. ATTENTION! Ex-Service Hen You are cordially invited and urged to take part in Hagg Pottt'b morning and evening program today, Armistice Day. Meet at Legion Hull, 10:45 a. m., and banquet will be held at 7 p. m. Ticket*, 50c. The Legionaires will then march o the high school for the school rogram, which will include a talk y Rev. Burgess. The general pubic ia invited by the Legion and chool officials to attend both pro- rains. Commander Nugent asked Adjutant Reiley to determine the i>ro"r»m of closing for the day from the closing committee of the Chamber of Commerce, I announced. DENIES GUILT AFTER CHARGE BY GIRL DF 8 Charged with an offense against an eight-year-old girl, and bound over to the grand jury after a preliminary hearing in justice court last Saturday, Elmer Emory, farmer near Sexton, was still in jail here today. Emory entered a plea of not guilty to u charge of assault with intent to commit rape. The incident in question xvas said to have occurred Friday. Bond was tixed at $1,500. Hear 5 WltiifMhus During the preliminary hearing before Justice Dunson, witnesses wJio testified were Urban Nuurotli, Mrs. John Mullins, Mrs. Godfrey Strickler, Godfrey Strickler and Betty Alullins, all of the Wesley neighborhood. Emory's story was that lit- had visited a neighbor to obtain the help of a hired man on his farm, and as the men were all in the Held he visited with the lady of the house. As he left the premises, he asked a little girl if she wanted a ride. The girl got in the car and he accidentally drove past the road leading to her home. He then went down to the corner and turned around, and brought ner back. The girl, Emory says, became frightened and began to cry. He claims he did not in any way harm her. Humorn Are Thick Details of the story differ, unj witnesses presented a somewhat different angle to the incident Many stories lu-i the little girl gravely harmed, and in the hospital, but she is not in ;i hospital 'ilie grand jury will L-OMV-JIIO on November 22, and at tiial time will get the case. Since the incident arose, Sheriff Casey Losu says several folks have come to him with stories of attempted attacks, and he said .some Swea Cityan Arrested In Liquor Raid C. W. Lundqulst, Swea City, was arreatod late Wednesday, by Sheriff Casey Loss, Federal Acmta ItoeJco and Malloy, and State Agent Haley, and lodged in the Koiwuth Jail on charges of Illegal possetution of intoxicating liquor, and also transportation of illegal liquor. The officers titagrd a raid on Lundijuist'it prriiuse*, and found raw alcohol and brandy, all coming Into Iowa from neighboring htatc». The alcohol con- Whtad of 12 pints, 14 lialf pinto, and three pints of brandy. LundquiNt had bwn under suspicion for boui« time, Sheriff Loss stated, and the raid for reusoiiH known bent to the official*, \viiM nuufe yesterday afternoon, ulif/i thry found what they were after. They also conliM'iitcd I.uiid(|uit>t'h utito- mobilu, in which they found some liquor. The defendant was w)iithilr<l to be. arraigned on the charge* today or tomorrow. 50 Cents A Bushel To Be Loan Base If In Soil Program WILL MAKE CASH READILY AVAILABLE A corn loan of 50 cents per bushel will be available to 2,298 Kossuth farmers who cooperated with the 1937 agricultural program when the corn loans become available hi Iowa, Dec. 1. Members of the county soil conservation committee, and county agent A. L. Brown were attending a meeting at Mason, City, Wednesday, at which details in connection with the agricultural program, and the corn loan were discussed. v Apply to Sealer* At this point, it waa understood that applications for corn loans will be made through the otwnship sealers. They In turn will probably take samples of com, to be sent to Des Moinea or Ames for a "est of moisture content. A farmer, to bo eligible for a corn loan must have been in the 1937 program, and met all re- quircmente. The loon rate is 50 cents n bushel baaed upon a moisture content of 14!<i per cent and a volume of two and one-half cubic feet If the moisture, content I* higher than HH per cent, the volume of the corn In the crib Is reduced by two per cent for every one per cent of moisture above H',4 per cent. An example to explain the point sasls is this: if a crib would hold 1,000 bushels of corn with a mois- :ure content of HVi per cent. It would hold only 940 bushels of corn f the moisture consent was 17Mr per cent. But In this case the loan rate would be 00 cents per bushel on the actual bushels figured" to be in the crib. The maximum moisture content allowed In sealed corn la 20% per cent. Other Requirements Other requirements are that the corn must be stored in approved cribs and permanent cribs, to be eligible for a loan. of the intended victims might be ealied into take a look at Kmo.-y. Nail Torn Off Iryington: J. P. Steven* was the victim of a very painful accident which occurred one day last week as he was lifting an ,'ron barrel. In some manner the barrel fl-il on his foot, tearing one of his toe nails aff which has made it very difficult for him to get around. Fireman's Ball Fen ton: The annual Fiix-mim's Bail will lit- livid M.-jnday evenin" November 15th, in the local pavilion! Tiny Little and his orchestra u-ill futilsh the music. Cracks 3 Ribs, In Haymow Fall Burl: W. U. Carney received threu cracked ribs and numerous bruises when he stepped through u hole in the hay-mow while putting down hay in his barn, Saturday evening. Mrs. Carney, who had gone to GraetUnyer, Friday for a visit with her daughter, was brought home Sunday. Swea Boy Shot, But He Got His Skunk Kensel Knudson, II, of Swea City, was brought to a local hospital, Tuesday, to have some shot removed from his leg. He was acci- woundeci while hunting not equal the loan rate at the expiration of the loan. In Kossuth county's case, a large majority of thn farm owners and en/ints arc in the 1937 program, vill therefore be eligible for tho oan. It will he possible for both tho andlord and tenant to apply for a oan on tho same farm. Corn Drying Kupldly Wtih unseasonably warm wcath- r, which is considerable above nor, at present, the corn Is drying: apidly, according to reports, and should be in prime condition for sealing. Farmers are urged to see that their cribs arc in good shape and meet the government requirements. The county warehouse board officers are George Butterfiefd of Swea City, president; John Frank), Algona, vice president; Harry Bode, Algona, secretary-treasurer; and Ed Youngwirth of Whittemore and Chris Brandt of Titonka. The floor of all cribs must be six inches above ground and have a tight roof, it waa added. Ukena Truck Afire At Lakota, Monday Lakota: One of Jerry Ukena's trucks caught fire Monday morning when it back-lired. It was hauled out Into the street with another truck and the fire extinguished, but not before the cab was ruined and the motor damaged. It has been turned over to the insurance company for adjustment. 'Spring' In Nov. The week's weather; Dat e High Low Nov. 3 Nov. 4 Nov. 5 Nov. 8 Nov. 7 Nov. 8 Nov. 9 47 68 ..50 .. 64 65 58 72 15 3!) 30 30 29 35 32 dentally skunks. "But we got Kensel with a injuries. the skunks", said smile, despite his Injured Folks Better IrvinKton: Everyone is p| ased to learn that Mrs. Sewaru Thornton and her two .sons. Kolanu u id Bobby are on the road to retovi -y after their sri-io:i-i arridenl a nhc rt. time ago. Tuesday, Mr. timl Mrs. Carl Stip removed Roland from tho Kossuth hospital to the home of his uunt and uncle. Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Riley of Irvin'Uon v.lu-n- he- will now spend some (iui L . recuperating. ALGONA AIIVEKTISUKS' DIRECTORY PAGE TWO— Council Oak Green berg Auto Supply Botsford Lbr. Co PAGE THKEK— Elk Cleaners Gamble's Stores I'AGE FIVE— Anderson Grain & Coal F. S. Norton & Son Kichurdson Furniture Co. I'AGE SIX- New Call Theatre Foster Furniture Co. Kresensky's PAGE SEVEN— A. &. P. Store Texaco Sarvice Sampson Tire Service Baldwin IGA Store, Algona Auction Co. Nelson Hdwe. Store PAGE EIGHT jimniiu Neville Joj/jjsou's D-X Station PAGE NINE— Alyona Insurance Agency Sorensen Grocery PAGK The Chrischilles Stor« The Annex Kent Motor Co.

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