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"•MARCH WASffiNOTCJN: As congres convened In Washington last week for the special session called b; the Pfesiwnt, Franklin Delam Roosevelt set forth the immediate ills of the 17. 8. as he saw them, suggested what should be doni about them: 1. Alarmed by New Deal tMWtt competition, private utilities coati panies have postponed an estimate! $3,200,000,000 worth of construction To a press conference the preslden suggested that the governmen would "co-operate" with private utilities. 2. A 17. S. Rousing boom, which has been predicted constantly since 1931 and has as constantly failec to materialize, has long been proposed as the classic remedy for the country's economic ills. The President last week promised to ask congress for legislation to help such a boom, revealed that Marrlner EC cles and other recent White House visitors were actually a committee appointed to find ways to interest 'private capital in backing it i 3. for the past two year*, tnttmen has been groaning that taxes on undistributed profits and capital gains are in effect a capital levy and a severe obstacle to recovery. Ind icatlona last week were that thfl President was in favor of modifying both, if only as .a token of what his friends wished to be regarded as his "changed attitude" toward business in general. In his message' to congress the president emphasUed that any such tax revisions should be made far the particular T>erieflt of "small businessmen." • • • FRIENDLY WORDS ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON: The Academy of Political Science, a prosperous group of U. S. business men, professors and economists, last week, gathered for its 57th annual meeting at Manhattan's Hotel Aitor, beard a newsmaking speech on "The Federal Budget" by U. S. Secretary of the Treasury Henry Morgenthau, Jr. But before Mr. Morgenthau got a chance to say anything at all, he heard two speeches ably marshaling the grievances of Business against the New Deal. As alert as a college debater, he thoughtfully pursed his lips while Virginia's Senator Harry F. Byrd and Partner S. Parker Gilbert of J. P. Morgan & Co. proceeded to needle the New Deal's fiscal policy. As Secretary Morgenthau uprose • for his rebuttal, the applause was more polite than enthusiastic. It was to come far more spontaneously as, adjusting his pince-nez, the Secretary carefully read the most satisfying public words Business has heard from Washington since the inception of its "Breathing Spell"" two years ago: Budget: "We deliberately used an unbalanced Federal budget during the past four years to meet a great emergency. That policy has succeeded. The emergency that we faced in 1933 no longer exists. I am fully aware that many of our problems remain unsolved ... I am further aware that Borne persons contend that another great spending program is desirable to ward off the riak of another great business depression . . . But ... I have reached the firm conviction that the domestic problems which face us today are essentially different from those which faced us four years ago. Many measures are required for their solution. One of these mea- •ures . . . is a determined movement toward a balanced budget." Deficit: "Our total receipts for this year were estimated in the President's budget summation ol October 19 at about $6,650,000,000 and our total net expenditures a' about $7,345.000,000, leaving an estimated net deficit of $695.000,000. "To attain an ordinary balancing of the budget next year—that Is, a Jlmnes Established 1865 ALGONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 25,1937 fen Page*. VOL. 36.—NO. 47 2 Sterilized in Kossuth, Records Show With the anbject of sterilization under some discussion In various parts of this state, and other states, it was disclosed this week that an Algona girl had recently undergone such an operation, with consent of her guardian, and in her best interests. County officials stated that only- two such cases had occurred in Kossuth county in the past few years. In the case in question, the girl, now 20 years old, had been confined in an insane asylum, under observation. Doctors described her case as an over-development of sexual instincts. The girl had previously been confined in a reform school. She is now back in Algona. One county official explained the procedure for requesting and obtaining sterilization. In the first place, permission of parents, guard- inn, or some relative directly responsible for the pnrty under consideration must give complete approval. Then n medical examination must be made, and the results such ns to prove definitely that nn operation would not be injurious, and might help remedy whatever ailment or problem to be solved. Finally, permission from the state board of ( health must also be obtained, after n full review of the mat- ter. Recently, officials said, a request was made by a Lakota couple who have h large family, for a sterilization operation but the request was refused by state officials due to the fact that the request was made only to prevent further propagation in the family, and not because of any ills or disease in either one of the couple. The other rnse of sterilizat'on in the county from somp lime ago, was that of the mother cf a family of eight, on the rounty at the present time. The mother said recently that she wished she had undergone the operaticn after her second child arrived. 13 Court Cases Thrown Out In Cleanup of Docket Here OMcken Thief Pleads Guilty, Sentenced by Judge Davidson PETIT JURY WILL REPORT TUESDAY balance after full provision for ac cruing liabilities for old-age benefi payments, but exclusive of debt re tirement— it would be necessary to I accomplish a net improvement of about $700.000,000. "Let me give you an idea of the possibilities for savings . . . Prior to the Depression the Federal grants to ihe states for publie.».igh- way construction generally ran under $100.000.000 annually. This year, the total Federal outlays . . . are estimated at J253.000.oOO ... I believe it is now time to return to the average annunl level . . . Second, there is the field of public works . ., on which w c art spending $573.000,000 this year ... I believe that we can and should move definitely toward a lower level . . . The total of this year's expenditures (for agriculture i . . . exceeded i'JOO.OOO.OOO. Despite the magnitude of this sum, you are all aware (hut possible further measures involving large additional expenditures are now he- ing discussed . . . balancing the budget is as mucn in tht interest of farmers as in tn fc intircat of other part of our population: md it requires the cooperation of ti't farmer . .." Taxe»: "Although we are not contemplating any increase in the total tax burden, the chaiactcr of our i Fat tax structure is being given earn- j Hulla f.' t consideration. . . \Vc have sought ( Fi.i to determine whether th«.re are in- ' equalities aiM iiiju.?Un.'S in the dis- ' ^ f tribulion of the tax burden and i '..]. Whether tln-l\. ar> :-'ilnc t j AC. •'';;,] • pilose cost ul io!K'<liun ami \vhu:;e > ..-, burdensome cifct i uur.u i^ii thu it-\- i-iiue gam. \V t .- <l» iiM v.j.-n to impose levies which tend to ilry uj< the soui'i e.-. of tax revenue . . . ' Thirteen cases on the district court docket were dismissed, Wednesday, as Judge F. C. Davidson made a much-needed survey of old cases, and a few new ones, in which itlgation procedure has been dropped. Cases dismissed were as follows: F. C. Lovreln vs. Wm. Neuroth. Homer Altizer vs. Julius Hennig. Kossuth Co. Agr. Ass'n vs. Geo. Dale. F. L. Fleming vs. Ben Gerber. F. L. Fleming vs. Rof>t. Chambers. Sena Martinson vs. Elling Mart- nson. James Walker vs. Peter L. Kopen. James Walker, ndmr. vs. Peter * Koppen. Mid-West Mfg. Co., vs. L. C. Gerber. E. C. Kroft vs. Jake Kubly. Rose Robinson vs. James A. Robnson. Tom Wells vs. Carl Struecker. H. W. Pletch vs. W. M. Geering. Costs in each of the above cases were assessed against the plaintiffs. Petit Jury Next Week Petit jury cases will begin next week. First on the docket is a damage action by John L. Campbell against Ed WiUon in which plaintiff asks $16,750 damages as the result of an automobile accident, Dec. 3, 1936, in Cerro Gordo county. The petit jury reports next Tuesday. Other cases scheduled for trial next week are WRdin vs. Struecker; Lincoln Joint Stock Land Bank vs. Elaenbacker; and Lamuth vs. Hegarty. Judge Davidson personally heard teitimony in an $85 damage case brought by Thos. Wiggens vs. Andrew Miller and Arthur Thilges, and has the decision under consideration. Sentenced for Theft ,,. N. Clayton Fisher, recently arrested and bound over to the grand jury on a charge of larceny of domestic fowls which in this case meant stealing chickens, was sentenced to five years at Anamosa penitentiary, after entering a plea of guilty, Tuesday. Judge Davidson went over the entire docket Tuesday afternoon with local attorneys. Drank Bay Rum Drinking bay rum landed Bob Smith, transient, in the hands of the law twice this week. Smith was in a druken stupor, both times. 1'oln e made arrangenunts for him to catch the first freight out of town. In The WEEK'S NEWS Current Events Photographed for The Algona Upper Des Moines NOT EVEN HURT—Selfridge Field, Michigan: Flying back to his base field, recently, an army pilot struck a maze of wires a few hundred feet off the ground in one of the strangest accidents recorded in the Air Corps. Nearly crashing from the impact he righted the plane and continued on his way, with nearly 600 feet of heavy wire coiled about the landing gear and motor cowling. The wire cut neatly through the wheel pants, the rubber tires and steel brake drums. In attempting to land the flat tire, concurred in mid-air, tipped the plane over. The flyer was not hurt. While hanging upside down in the cock-pit the pilot radioed the control tower that ail was all right 1YNK, ANDERSON TEAM CHOICES DON WILLA80N. Algona Guard. HO<,S Best light hutch, HO-lbO 56.50-6.75 best light butch., 160-1»0 ti.75-7 00 best light butch., IMi-^Wj 7.00-7.10 best light but, h.. 200-250 7.20-7.30 Mtd. heavy, 250-2'.Hj 700 Med heavy. 2M-:i25 6.75 butchers, 325-350 . 6 60 butchers. .'i5O-400 . 6.50 Packing :,ows, 300-3. r ,0 . . 6.40 Packing sows, 350-400 . . 6.20 Packing sows. 400-500 ... . . . 6.00 t'ATTIJC Veal cuUe-. . $5,00-7.00 fanner.-, and cutters . . 2.50-3.50 Stuck .steeis 5.00-7.00 Ful Meet., . 7.00-8.00 ings 6.00-7 00 4.50-5.25 3.50-4 50 I.KA1.N iU- l Oi n . . ,40 : -j i!*•-.-,' i urn .. .'iU'i Don Willasson above, and Kenneth Lynk, with Toughy Anderson of the local high school grid team, were named to all conference learns thia week KENNETH LYNK. Bancroft Liquor Store Profitable BaiicJ of tti "guinea pig" liquor More is un outstanding financial fa UCCeis is. Of the six stores opened as experiments, in communities of under 1,- OCHJ population, the Bancroft store in.tdc by far tin-- moat money. TI.e standings showed that Ban- Hult':> population is lifted ut 854 that the .store in October Jid U $4,- JtiV volume of buaijae^s, a.nd that tin nil piolil totaK-d $'J1)5. Culiiiar. with a population of 1»15. ami sales of $3,016 was second, attd ihuvved u profit of $591 -No. 1 Sweet 1'Oll.TBV 5 lljs. Iba. 4 Iba. Hen.,, ovi r ileiia. 4 to '• Hens, unde Leghorn hi us Cocks, under 4 1 Cocks,, under 4'. Springs, over 5 Ib Leghorn springs Spring!,, under 4 Ib Springs. 4 to 5 Ibs. Slay.-, Gec.se Ducks Turkeys. Nu. 1 .42 24c 16c 3»c 37>: . lOc 17c 15c 12c 12c . . 8c lOc 19c 13 '-j 17c Tractor Runs Over Titonkan While Plowing Fred Onnen, farmer, wan the victim of a serious accident while plowing. He was using a tractor for power and struck a large stone in the field. The force caused the plow to unhook. Mr. Onnen got off the tractor, and bucked it up in order to couple it with tlie plow again. In backing up the tractor ran over him. breaking both bones near tile ankle of liis ri^ht leg and breaking the bone m his left foot- After he was hurt he got on the tractor and drove it home. He was minii-diatcly taken to the doctor. His I'igiit le^ wa:> placed in a piaster cast and I lie left one put in splints. He was taken home where he ia recuperating. New Home Owners Can Get Exemption Pcrsojis who have acquired a home of their own. in which they are now living, since June 1. 1937. can file a request for Homeatead Exemption for 1937 in the county auditor's office, E. S. Kinsey, Kossuth auditor, staled. A new ruling of the stale made this possible. It does nol allow person.:, eligible prior to June 1, or who failed Lo file their claim before that dale, the privilege of filing now or later, for 1936 and 1937 credit. Km.sey added. Claims died under 'he nevr njl- ing, will not be certified uulil 193», however Don Willasson Named to Second Team by Loop Coaches Two Algona high whool football players, Kenneth Lynk, backfield ace, and Toughy Anderson, scrapping center, were named on ^the all-conference team of the North Central conference, announced this week. Donald Willasson, captain guard of the Bulldogs, was named on the second team. . f The ail-star team follows: i Left end—Nyby, Humboldt •'{ Left tackle—MicheUon, Hum- I boldt. Left guard—Wilson, Eagle Grove Center—Anderson, Algona. Right guard—Strathorn, Iowa Falls, Right tackle—Cobb, Clear Lake Right end—Hudgins, Eagle Grove Quarterback — Burton, Wer-otcr City. Left half—Lynk, Algona. Right half—Franklin, Iowa Falls. Fullback—Sharp, Clarion. Others besides Willasson on the second team were Green of Iowa Kails and Donaldson, Hampton, ends; Waters, Hampton, and Armour, Clarion, tackles Lewis, Clear Lake, guard; Burton, Iowa Falls, center and Nieman, Iowa Falls, quarter; Bjornaen of Humboldt and Tie-key, Iowa Falls, at halfback posts and Toinke, Clarion, at fullback. 5 Get Licenses To Wed This Week I're-Thankgiving marriage licenses were issued to live couples in the office of Mrs. E. J. McEvoy, clerk of court, this week. They were: Wilbur E. Farron, 26, Ledyard, and Theresa Govern, 26. Titonku. (leorue M. Harris, 30, Algona, and Catherine L. Schulz, 23, Irv- inglon. Sylvesler H. Arndorfer, 24, Algona, and Luella l>. Hot^hltr, 21, Algona. Lloyd C'. Brockman, 22. Britt, and Laura V. Nelson, 21. Wesley. Raymond ('. Gilbert, 24, Algona, and Helen Knulson, 27, Algona. PLAN LEGION PROGRAM FOR COMING YEAR Commander Nugent to Bring in New Ideas For Meetings OPEN FORUM TALES NOW ARE PLANNED With Armistice Day observance ing splendid success, November, first ing hearty cooperation and meet- splendid success, November, first month of the Legion year, sees Hagg post off to an auspicious start. Members of the post purpose to brush up or at least become better informed on Iowa's basic industry this winter. The programs for four of the regular monthly meetings, which are held the first Tuesday evening of the month, will take on the nature of farm forums. Leglon- aire County Agent Brown will be the general chairman and will preside when no conflicting engagements prevent. Topic speakers chosen are Legion members. They will be allotted ten minutes for each discourse. Guest speakers are to be Invited who will discuss kindred points- for approximately five minutes each. An open forum will follow and a Dutch treat lunch will be served at a price not td exceed 15 cents per plat?. To Invite Guests The post proposes to Invite representative guests to attend the iessions who include, for the farm symposium, the officers and directors of the farm bureau, county fair association and the county committee. Guest speakers at single sessions are also invited to attend the full series. While free discussion and debate are desired, personal animosities and axe-grinding will be taboo. All meetings will start promptly at 8 o'clock. The outline of programs for the balance of the Legion year follows: December 7th—subjects. Farm Mangement and Seed. Topic speakers. Walter Roberts, M. T. McGuire, and W. C. Irelan. Sugyested guest speakers are Clark Scuffham. J. J. Wadleigh, A. B. Schenck, W. T. *eidy, M. P. Haggard and M. P. Weaver. January 4th—Subjects, Livestock and Feed. Topic speakers, Dr. L. W. Fox, Dr. H. E. Woodward and John Kain. Guest speakers, C'/Trence Mawdsley, Dr. J. O. F. Price, E. R. Rising, Harry Bode and Chester Bailey. Dairy Discussion February 1st—Dairy Discussions. Topic speakers, Fred Plumb, Herman Bosworth and A. L. Brown. Guest speakers, Mads Christiansen, C. H. Taylor, Jewell Patterson and Judge Quarton. March 1st—Subjects, Poultry and Bees. Topic speakers, Lloyd Wellendorf. Glen Jenkinson, Chaplain L. G. Gartner of Titonka and Elmer Peterson of Corwlth. Guest speakers, Harold Hamilton of Bancroft, Dr. J. B. Winkel and D. D. Sparks. Oliver 8. Reiley, post adjutant, will act as general chairman of civic programs for the April and May meetings and will designate speakers from the committees chosen for those programs. April 5th—Subjects, Safety and Community Service, with the following committee, R. H. Miller, E. V. Pierce, M. H. Falkennainer, W. E. Hawcott, H. M. Smith, H. D. Clapsaddle, Roy Brownell, R. F. Perry, A. E. Krenensky and Rev. W. Q. Muhleman. Suggested guests are the mayor, council and city plant superintendent and the county board of supervisors. May 3rd—Topic, Junior Legion Baseball. The committee is composed of W. H. Geering, A. H. Borchardt, Jas. Watts, F. L. McMahon, Leo Bpilles. O. W. Erickson, John Belter, E. S. Kinsey, Marvin Cajp and John Foth. Special committees for Memorial Day will be announced at this meeting. Lieut. Gov. John K. Valentine U slated to speak and Editor Harvey Ingham of Des Moines will also be invited for a talk. June 7th—Legion night. Post promotional committee wilt discuss and appoint sub-committees for a proponed picnic. Summer Vocation No meeting! are scheduled for July and August Sept. 6th—School night with J. D. Low* as chairman and Supt Alec C. Evans and Irvin Chapman of LuVerne, M. G. Norton, L. E. Linnan, Geo. Conklin, Owen Nichols, Q. D. Brudnage, D. C. Hutchison and John Thompson the com- Open Drive to Add Extra State Senator, This District 26 "Good Neighbor*" Husk 1500 Bushels Corn For Ervin Gcrber and Family Twenty-feix "good neighbors" of Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Gerber, descended on the latter's farm seven miles southwest Of Algona, Monday, Nov. 22, and proceeded to husk 1,500 bushels of corn. Mrs. Gerber has been 111 for seven weeks, and Mr. Gerber has been unable to pick his corn. The husking bee participants who went Into the fields were Ben Zaugg, Harry Potter, August Bernau, Br., Ernest Bernau, Carrol Potter, Edwin Wichten- aahl, Henry Wichtendahl, Goo. Wlchtendahl, August Meyer, Roy Kenne, Leonard Baas, Nathan Banwart, Glen Banwart, Noah Gerber, Philip Fisher, Daniel Zaugg, Ray Gerber, Bert Potter, August Bernau, Jr.* Duncan Fraser, John Wagoner, Harold Clayton, Merman Vlllnow, Geo. Bruellman and John Gerber. Following the husking .bee, a group dinner was held at the Ben Zaugg home, with lunch baskets provided from the helpful neighbors. Such acts of kindness and aid are surely appreciated and a worthy "Good Samaritan" deed in 1937. 4 Algona Women Favor Boycott on Jap Silk to Stop War; 6 Disagree Give Views on Proposal of Women's Clubs to Wear Cotton After interviewing 10 local women and working girls. It seems that wearing silk hose seems to be a luxury dear to their hearts, and in a majority of cases even possibility of stopping a war would not swerve them from wearing silk stockings. United States women's clubs in east have advocated a campaign to stop the Chinese-Japanese war, by having United States women boycott silk stockings and in their place wear cotton stockings. Their contention is that the production of silk SET DATES FOR 7 MORECOUNTY H.D. A. SCHOOLS Irvington-Prairie Session Next Tuesday; Buffalo- German, Thursday With the discussion of the ascot.d le«son in rural training clashes on "Illness Preventive Measures In ihe Home" preparations and schcdul-ss for the third lesson are now leing made. Miss Pepoon, H. D. A., announces the following additional training school meetings. Tuesday, Nov. 30—Irvington and Prairie, with Mr*. Herman Wise. Thursday, Dec. 2—Buffalo and German, with Mrs. G. D. Welhous- en. Friday, Dec. 3—Creseo and Rlvtr- dale, with Mrs. W. J. Barr. Wednesday, Dec. 8—Plum Creek and Wesley, with Mrs. Stanley Keith. Thursday, Dec. 9—Sherman and LuVerne, place to be announced- Friday, Dec. 10—Eagle and Grant, place to be announced. Wednesday, Dec. 16—Swea nad Fenton, Mrs. Will Welsbrod. Schools held within th« past week or so have been at the home of Mrs. Emma Gutknecht for Ledyard and Lincoln, Mrs. Matt Kramer for Burt and Portland, Mrs. Selmer Uhr for Swea and Harrison, and Mrs. Guy Risk for Springfield and Hebron. is the main stay of Japan, and that if the United States export market for silk fell off, the Japs would go bankrupt, and thus the war would be ended. Algona's vote was six to four against the idea. How They Fee? About It Here are the answers of Algona women: Mrs. Vic Parsons: "No, I don't think I'd wear cotton stockings. I don't think we should get mixed up in their war at all. If the United States gets mixed up with them, something might come of it." Mrs. Ora Larson: "No, because I simply don't like wearing cotton lose, and I personally don't believe that boycotting Japan's silk industry would effect the silk hose industry lere." Mm. Frank Oelgel: "I really think that the United State should boycott Japan's silk Industry, and also heir toy Industry. I am wearing cotton hose at this time, so am dong my part." Betty Sheridan: "Let the Japanese and Chinese fight their own war, and I'll wear silk stockings." Mm. Fred Bchlmer: "If it would lelp stop the war by wearing cotton lose, I would be glad to wear cotton lose." Mrs. Don Gardner: "I would rather do anything than have a war.' Would Hurt America Pauline Van Horn: "No, because Lhe stockings I wear are manufactured by an American plant from American silk, and if the boycott were enforced it would throw thousands of American workers out ol employment in our American silk factories." Mr*. Edythe L. Dalley: "No, as far as I'm concerned I think too much of the way my legs look, let them fight." Delia Welter: "Yes. If it would help the Chinese, wear cotton stock- Ings in the winter time and cotton mittee. Suggested guests are the men faculty members of LuVerne, Algona and Wbittemore high, academy and Lutheran parochial schools together with Ex-Supt. J. F. Overmeyer and County Supt. Wro. Shirley. Oct. 4th—Legion night. Annual election of officers. Put Stop Signs On Death Corner j»t. Jut-: .Stop »i|[U» were (iluci-U on Hie intiTHtcUoii uf roiuily rood* one mile eiu»t uf ftt. Joe lu»t uerk, whirr M. C'. McLuugh- lin of I)tt> Moiiics uud Lowell Kru>c of VVcstidc, luvvu, ut-rc killed or. Nov. 2iui. .Siuiis Here pluccd on tin- north iut«i t>outli roiula. Lotts Creek Class To Broadcast, 27th Wlm. Schmlel, teacher in tbe Lotts Creek school, and his pupils, will go to Ames next Saturday where they will broadcast over WOI from 11:30 a. m. to noon. Their program will toe songs. There are 35 children in the group, ranging in age from eight years to 14, and they will present a program of ducts, and larger groups of voices. This 1s Mr. Hchmiel'* fourth broadcast from Ames, and his program proves very popular. On Chicago Eadio Lone Hock: Kussell Uacken, sou of Mr and Mrs. Frank Dacken, who is preaching in the suburbs uf ("hicajjo gave u talk on "Faith" over brtiUacustiiis station WBBM Friday night. Charge Unfair Distribution in Upper House Favors So. Iowa SECOND MEETING At EMMETSBtJBGr A definite campaign to'obtain another state senator from this section of Iowa was began, Tuesday, at a meeting of delegate* from Sm counties at Spent***. :i ? ,/..•,.' Counties geeklng! a- division n» that an eXW* stutffMnatnr ean,be elected are-"day, Dickinson, Emmet, Palo Alto and Kossuth. Reason for the desire to obtain another state senator la that while the five counties named total 80,000 population, some southern • Iowa, group* with only 18,000 population have state senators. Thus the balance of power In the upper house of the Iowa assembly is distinctly In favor of the southern counties. KohlhaM Attends State Representative Phil Kohlhaas attended from Kossuth county, and stated that a second meeting had been called for Dec. 8 at Emmetsburg. The suggestion greeted with the most favor, was one to split Clay, Dickinson and Emmet into one state senatorial district (population 39,945), and put Palo Alto and Kossuth into another (population 40,850). If necessary, or desirable the group demanded that one senatorial district be taken away from the southern counties in the state, now over-represented, and another added to the northern part of the state. Disobeyed Laws Representative Kohlhaas declared that there is a state law which orders the state assembly to check up oh the population trend every 10 years, or the year after the regular government census, and If figures show that a shift in population has occurred, a corresponding change in senatorial districts be made. This has not been done since 1911, Mr. Kohlhaas declared, and that was quite a time ago. It looks as though the five counties mentioned were really going out after 'another state senator seat down at Des Moines. Final i val would reat with Itself, however. anklets in the summer." Maurlno "McCuUough: wouldn't help tho** Japanese. They got' it, let them get the it- No, I ese, and _ lives into 'es out of 60 C. C. C. Boys Cleaning Ditches Four Corners: CCC boys bav been in this vicinity th« past two weeks clearing out the dredge ditcl and cutting all trees in end around the banks. Two dredging machines are now at work between No. 18 and the old gravel highway one mjle south. They are working north, cleaning and deepening the dredge ditch. Some M of tbe boys and their cook shack are in this vicinity. It put* one in mind of a small army at work. Bancroft Resident Reports Loss of $2,000 Diamond Hani Kocklcr. Bancroft, reported the theft of a diamond ring, valued at somewhere in the vicinity of $2,000, to county officers, recently. Kockler said he had tbe ring, which had a large diamond in the center, surrounded by smaller diamonds, in a tobacco sack which he carried in his pocket. October 31, he and three other men took a ride over to Swea City, and shortly after his return he noticed the ring and sack were miss- Ing. Sheriff LOBH and Deputy Cogley are working on the case, and have Interviewed several men in connection with the case. Court house Team, Skelly, Bowl Off League Tie Here Because our final press run wai Wednesday evening, we are unable to bring our readers the tabulation* of bowling league standing* after the Wednesday night match between the Courthouse and Skelly teams, tied for first place. With .hat exception, the following stand- ngs are correct aa shown below. Team W L. Pet Courthouse 12 Skelly 12 Wesley 12 ?lowers 12 Phillip* - 11 Irvington 8 Titonka 8 Jr. C. C 9 LuVerne 8 Burt 7 Tuesday night, the Flowers advanced by knocking off Burt in three games, and the Jr. Chamber of Commerce advanced by taking two out of three from LuVerne. Swea Soil Group Picks Twp. Officers Swea-Eugle: The Swea township agricultural conservation business meeting was held ut the community hall last Saturday afternoon, Nov. 20. Election of officers was held a* follows: O. L. Thorson, president; Bob Offenstine, vice president; Joe Kennedy, committee member with Thorson and Offenstine as members and alternates, Sam Butcher and Harold Jones. Talks on this year's program and information on corn sealing was given. The meeting was well attended. A Dangerous Stove Four Corners: The Ben Sloters had a cook stove that caught fire twice last week, and did considerable damage to curtains and walls. They got rid of the stove- Bartlett Beelected Whiltemore: Ralph Bartlett and Lawrence Lttidley of here attended a butterooakers' meeting of section 6 at West Bend laat Thursday. Mr. BarUelt was reelcUd president of that section. Ristau, LuVerne, Cut in Collision LuVerne: Wm. Ristau received cuts and bruises when the car in which he was riding with Herman Hlntz, 8r, and a truck driven by Mrs. Wm. Ramus, Jr., collided late Friday afternoon west of the O. J. Marty farm. Some damage was done to both vehicles, but no one was seriously injured. In Burt Oarage Lone Rock: Virgil Schrader, who has been mechanic at the Flalg garage resigned Saturday evening and will now operate a garage al Burt, owned by a brother and himself. Breaks 3 Ribs Union: Orvilie Dixon, who fel and was Injured recently at tbe Chester Bailey team, found upon examination that he broke three ribs. "Ding" Was«|>eaker J. N. "Ding" Darting, was scheduled to speak VMJMpfey evening of this week, before ft Bounty con servation league group, In ihe school auditorium. A auditorium was anticipated. New Train Time New time on the Milwaukee road's Sioux train* through here will be a* follow*: eastbound, leave at 7:57 p m.; westbound, leave at 0:12 a. m. 6 9 B 10 0 ft 12 13 14 .667 .667 .671 .571 .828 .800 .444 .428 jao .383 6 Teams Form County Baseball League, Monday At a meeting held in Algo.ia last night a league to be known as the Northern Kossuth Baseball league was organized. Jeff Hanifan of Swea City waa elected president; Oliver Loung, of Wesley, vice resident, and Nick Gengler of Lotts Creek, secretary and treasurer. This league consists of six teams from the following towns, Bancroft. Swea City, Titonka, Whlttemore, Wesley and Lotts Creek. Another meeting will be called some time in January for the purpose of creating a set of by-laws, hiring umpire and whatever work may come before the meeting. ALGON* AJ>VEBTISEB£r nUtECTOBY PAGE TW<£- Counoil Oak Kresensky's PAGE THREE— Fred Kent PAGE FOUR— Algona Ins. Agency Anderson Grain & Coal PAGE FIVE— Dr. H. M. Olson Iowa State Bank F. S. Norton & Son Call Theatre . Lusb/s Drug Store Cbristensen Bros. PAGE SIX— Naudain Coal Co. C. a Johnson Ben Franklin Store Elbert Garage Iowa Theatre PAGE SEVEN— Annex Stor e Hood's I. G. A. PAGE EIGHT— Bjustrom's Jimmle Neville Botsford's Lbr. Co. Alg. Fed. Savs. & Loan ^^ McCormick-Deerlng Store Kossutb Motor Co. Cumm ing's Cowan Bldg. Sup. Co.

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