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&lgona Jlotnes; ALOONA, IOWA, THURSDAY;" DECEMBER 2 193 Kossuth County Prbperty Tax Valuation Boosted $2,677,129 by the State! MOSTNO.-IOWA COUNTIES GET RAISE IN'37 While 16 Southern Iowa Counties Get Valua tlons Lowered Property tax valuation changes this year altered totals by more than $1,000,000 In ecah of 29 counties in Iowa, state board of assessment and review records showed this week. Thirteen of the county totals were revised upward, and 16 were lowered. Kossuth county's 1937 valuation minus monies was raised from $37,363,553 in 1938 to $40,040,682 in 1937. Thus, Kossuth county's wealth is considered in Des Moines, to have increased about $1,600,000 during the past year. Boost North Iowa Values Values generally ros e in north Iowa counties, and declined in many south Iowa counties. Valuation revisions dfrectly affect the proportion of the state levy a county will pay. Thus, a county whose valuation rise was say one million dollars, will contribute $2350 more In the state levy than It would under the old total, assum- ing the valuation for the state as a whole remained the same. On the other hand, such an area conceivably mlght x benefit by Increased homestead tax benefits if the Increase included a rise in the value of eligible homesteads. Raised Their Ante Fallowing are the comparative boosts of some of our neighboring counties, In millions of dollars: County 1937 1936 Clay $28,884,539 $24,445,021 Dickinson .... 17,065,104 15,996,698 Hancock 23,038,695 21,483,107 Humboldt .... 20,721,420 19,602,082 Palo Alto .... 23,380,345 21,971,724 Pocahontas .... 25,831,462 24,619,438 Iowa property owners will pay a state levy of 2.35 mills for each $1 of valuation next year. J. C. C. Sponsoring Benefit for Ice Rink A special sale of advance tickets for the movie, "The Toast of New York", starring Edward Arnold, to be presented Friday evening at the Call Theatre, is being sponsored by the Junior Chamber of Commerce. Proceeds from the ticket sale ac- rulng to the J. C. C. will be used to provide funds for the skating rink at the soft water pond, which the organization is sponsoring this winter as a project. Called to Calif. Lone Rock: Mr. and Mrs. Alex Radig left this week Tuesday evening for Pasadena, California, to visit his parents. Mr. Radlg suffered a stroke last week. NBA OFFICERS MEET— Indianapolis, Ind.: Officers of the National Editorial Association gather at the second annual Butler University press institute held here recently. Left to right are W. H. Grim, treasurer of N. E. A.; W. W. Loomis, president, and W. H. Conrad, vice president. OVERCOATS Cheering Un.lu.es/ WARM and WELL STYLED .50 We honestly admit that these coats were made to sell for $2£>.00. They just arrived yesterday from a reputable manufacturer who was overloaded because of the lateness of the season. We are happy to pass this saving on to you now at Christmas time. T|I]E SEW Steele's CLOTHES STOKE If it's new it's at Steele's Lakota Girl in Nat'I 4-H Chorus Kossuth' county had one young lady representative in Chicago, this week, at the National 4-H club congress, Nov. 28th to Dec. 4th. A special chorus of 17 Iowa girls sang In the prologue of th e style show, Wednesday, at Orchestral hall. One of the singers was Elizabeth Rnhmstock of Lakota, Iowa, a prominent 4-H club member. She was a member of the 4-H club girls' chorus at the Iowa convention. Has 70th Birthday Lone Rock: Mrs. Edward Zunkcl was surprised Monday afternoon in honor of her 70th birthday. Attending were Mrs. Roy Zunkel, Mrs. M. E. Blanchard, Mrs. Fred Genrlch, Mrs. Alex Krueger, Mrs. Lawrence Newbrough and son, Frederick, Mrs. Albert Thompson, Bancroft, Mrs. Delmar Angus and children, Algona, and Mrs. Edw. Blanchard, Irvlngton. 3 New Employees Because of the extra press of work in the local soil conservation office, which is now the center of general meetings nnd work for 11 surrounding counties, three new employees Imve been added to the office here. They nrc Lillian Klinksiek of Lakota, Ivy. Scuffham of Algona nnd Lester Holll.ster of Lnne Rock. There nre now 10 people at the local headquarters. Suffers Stroke Ottosdn: Chris Anderson was stricken with a stroke at his home Friday. All the children were called home. He is Improved at this writing. TWENTt TOARS AGO Mrs. Luther Fairbanks had been called to Keokuk by the illness of her sister, who had been afflicted with rheumatism. * * * Will Becker nnd wife of Wesley had been callers in this city. They had expected to move hero the first part of the year. * * * T. P. Harrington, chairman of Hie Kossuth County Council of Defense had sent a chc.'-k for $138 to the State Council at Des Moines for the benefit of the soldiers nt Camp Dodge. This money had been the proceeds of the recent football game between Algona and Elmore, which had been put on as a soldiers' benefit. ... Al Falkenhainer, chairman of the Red Cross In Algona, had spent several days In Chicago in attendance upon a convention of Red Cross workers of the central west. * * * Beth Backus had given a party to about 25 of her girl friends in hon- of of her tenth birthday. ... A number of the little friends of Richard Vaughn entertained at an informal party at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Vaughn. ... The P. E. O. had held a meeting at the S. E. McMahon home. The state inspector had been present and a great deal of business had been transacted. * * • The corn crop In Iowa hnd hern a big disappointment to the Iowa farmers who had looked forward to a big yield of good corn. The late season, a cold July and August, had left the corn in a green state when it should have been ripening Alter a hard freeze the farmers had reported that at least 75 per cent of the corn crop had been soft and unfit for storage or for the market. * • • Tim Algona Commercial club's annual dinner and meeting hnd been served by the Daughters of Isabella, who had served a meatl'.ss and vvhentless dinner to I'M Hnr- vey l.iRham had riven a talk on "The Message of the United Stales to the Old World." Dr. Howland Hanson had spoken on "Morals of Soldier Life.". Another talk had J»een given on community development by Ralph Faxon. * • * M. C. Miitorn and sons who had been among the largest stool; breeders in northern Iowa were tn have held their eighth annual sale it the big farm l'-j miles southeast of Wesley. They had had some of the best blooded Shorthorn cuttle nnd Duroc Jersey hogs in the county. At the sale they were to dispose of ten buls, thirty-fivve cows nnd sixteen Duroc Jersey hoars of the big type. A free dinner was to be served nt the hospitable home nt noon. * • • The Algona football tcuni had played at Fort Dodge, the game resulting in a tie, although Algona had been handicapped by the ab- TEN YEARS AGO Mr. and Mrs. Henry Becker had returned from a few days' visit at Sioux City and Oalva. They had visited Mrs. Becker's sister and mother. • • • Mr. and Mrs. Joel Herbst, Twllah Reilly, Walter Lorenz, Zlta Quinn and Roy Chrlstensen had driven to Fort Dodge to take in a show, "Geo. White's Scandals." * • • Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Holmes had returned from Oskaloosa where they had been visiting a few days with Mrs. Holmes' father. Earl Mason took Mr. Holmes' place in the Modern Dry Cleaners, during his absence. * » • Paul Trauger and James Murtagh had driven to Ames with Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Cooper to take in the Football game between Drake University and the Iowa State College. tt had been homecoming week and :he football game had been one of the largest features. • * • Mrs. Ed Slnipkins of Glenhurn, North Dakota, had come the first of the week for a visit with her tence of Nugent, who had a "game" leg. * * • A big- Red Cross district convention was to be held nt the opern house with Dr. Kepford. state manager of the Red Cross, and other speakers to have been present. niece, Mrs. Hugh Herman. Mr. nnd Mrs. Herman hnd driven to Pciry to visit at the home of Mr. nnd'Mrs. Herman's daughter, Mrs. George Elvidge. • * • Mr. nnd Airs. 8. n. French hnd returned from Wellington, Kansas, where they had been visiting Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Mathes. Mrs. Mathes nnd small son. Herbert Joel, had returned with them and were to remain for some time for a visit. Mrs. Mnthes wns formerly Nethn French. • • • Algona, liy playing a whirlwind game the last half, hnd been nble to wallop the tricky Humboldt team 28 to 6. The Bulldogs had been wny off form the first half, and had been outplayed to the extent of six points. However, the team that wore the red jerseys the last half had looked like the scarlet tornado of old and were led by the best halfback in the state, Captain Paul Trauger. They had scored 28 points. • • • At a mooting of the board of directors of the Algona Community club, it had been decided that the club was to give $325 toward estab- Ishing of the state park. For many years Algona business men had >een trying to get the Call land, south of Algona to be purchased and made Into a state park. Sev- iral times the matter had been tnk- m before the state bonrd of con- ervatlon but with no results until Mrs. Gardner Cowles of Des Moines, daughter of Ambrose Call, one of the founders of Algona, hnd offered to donate $3,000 on condition that the pnrk wns to be nnmed nfter her father. With this donntion there ...on SCO Pairs* Regular *3 and *4 SIZES In T!;e Group Sensational Savings on smart styles for now and all the rest of the b-'aspn! Gabardines, Suedei, Patent leath- ers.Ombre effects! and'3.49 M titedinOood Housekeeping | House Slippers Spleadui "gift op- portumty!" Beau A ^ tiful new itvUi, \ 1 . colonl Special at ™ \ Kresensky's Shoe* Ho«iery Dre*»e* Thank your lucky star — Deanna Durbin — for the most bewitching fashions of this gay season. Swirling gore skirts or pencil slim lines . , . bright prints or smart solid shades. Hurry, let these CINDERELLA Teen-Styles lift you tight into a Happy Holiday! Shet 12 to 16. Right: Fine qujliry imported pnni Lmrn uyled wi[h swing ilurt VHJ rows of fine Hitching. A DLANNA DURBIN Turn-Style in sizes 12 to 16. Left: A DEANNA i>i>. MN Tetn- Sryle, adopted from lu-r new picture "100 Men to j Cirl". Fine Zephyr with 16 gore skirt and embroidery on boleio-jacket. Sues 12 to 16. DEANNA DURBIN Htw UniterMl Ncturat 1 Slur BRAND CINDERELLA TEEN-STYLE CINDERELLA'S COACH "lh« »ign el totem deck*** Look lor thej»e labels in every £roclt hnd remained nbout $fi. r >0 for Algona to rnise. * • » Thro. Chriftrhillrn and Mrs. I,re Nugent nncl dniiRhter. Mary Lee. hnd driven to Des Moines. where they visited nt the Sumner Qunrton home. Mrs. T. H. Chrisrhilles nnd son, Julinn. hnd been in Des Moines visiting the previous week. Sumner Qunrton hnd returned with them nnd hnd spent n dny in Algona on business. » * • Mrs. Helen Norton, mother of Mrs. A. L. Peterson, hnd left for Pnsndcnn. Cnlifornin, where she expected to spend the winter. Mrs. Norton hnd been here since April, It being her custom to spend her summers here and her winters in the west. at the .Ine UirluT home Thursday • evening Mr. and Mrs. Ttonnld nnd small son were Saturday dirt* ner guests nt the Rimer HnnsensV Algona. A number of Portland friend* attended n farewell pnrty In honor of* the Gen. Grays, Monday evening* given nt the Methodist church par-- lors, Hurt. Four Corner News Portland Twp. Mrs. Ornn Hudson Is recovering from n recent illness. Mrs. Jnkc Wlnkel nnd the Bob Hnrvey family spent Sunday at the Joe Znnko home. The Donald Ringsdorfs are enjoying the comforts of a new Ford V-8 purchased recently. Mr. and Mrs. 'Albert Martinek, Wesley, visited Sunday afternoon nnd evening with the Will Rlngs- dorfs. The Joe Znnkes nttendcd n Mothers nnd Daughters club party held The Acjelt Meyers. Ringsted, Wer* nt the pnrentnl J. P. Nickerson hom* Inst Sundny. Mrs. Orvllle Holdrcn and daughter Shirley Ann who has been staying nt the Arch Wnlkers spent part 'of Inst week with her sister, Mr*. Lewis Broesdcr. Union Dlst. No. 7 with Catherine Schultz as tencher, nnd Lotts Creak No. 7 with Mrs. Verla Lowman, teacher will have from Wednesday on of this week as vacation for Thnnksgiving. The Lotts Creek No. 7 school; known as the Potter school, held a Thanksgiving program In their new school house last Friday evening. A nice crowd wns reported and lunch was served So the public. Mrs. Edith Rich left for DeKatbv 111., Saturday night, called by the serious illness of her sister, Florence, Mrs. Henry Grovese. She? plans to stay two weeks unless something new develops. \/^ 'SHIRLEY TEMPLE SUE FROCKS £<* XMAS GIFTS They're about the loveliest little party frocks you've ever seen . . . made oi quality fabrics in charming prints and solid soft-tone or vibrant colors. Every girl would adore receiving a frock "just like Shirley Temple's" ... so be sure to give one of these silk frocks to every 3 to 12 year old girl on your Xmas list. The Shirley Temple photographic tag and Cinderella Coach label assure you of authentic style and outstanding value. • Amusing "action" print silk with military collar and rows of bows. Smartest shades. SHIRLEY TEMPLE (rock in sizes 3 to 12. SIZES S to *V4 $1.98 Sizes 7 lo 12 1| $1.5-8 $2.l<8 CINDERELLA'S COACH fi on children's imorl trocki • A skirt richly pleat- i- ed, puifvd sleeve*. | velvet belt and trim I 'f I ,. distinguish this SHIB- I i V LEY TEMPLE irock. >\ \ — j t. T;j _ ^ Pastel colors. Sizea P 3 to 12. Rl Look for these labels in every bock CINDERELLA FROCKS In authentic SHIRLEY TEMPLE STYLES CINTURY-KX HIM STM *«-^ w -*r.a:

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