The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 9, 1937 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 9, 1937
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HISTORICAL DEW, 1-1-St c writes L**ttu*«<hy'* Kottuth County Adwmtt Jfflome* * ~ , staged by the Algonft tthlt of tli« Kossuth conservation league. Five ft»i got away. W. P. French and ifottto Trainer got the two animate caught Some pheasants, but Dot as many as in former years, raised by the hunters. mB THREE BEST decorated homes in Algona will be awarded with ftrtees again this year by the Algona Klwanis club, First prise is $10 cash for Uu b«*t hOmft decorations tor Christinas, $7 goes to second place, and $8 to third. No entry is required; Judges will cover the whole town during Christmas week, KOSBUTH FARMERS who donated 90 bushels or more of corn in the drive for funds for Morntngslde college were: Alvin Weber, John Weber, James Black, Paul Black, Mrs. Neal Smith, W. H. Brandow, M. N> Phillips, F. E. Kent, A. D. Lehman, Fred Will, Rudolph Will, Tom Reid, W. I. Dodds, C. R. Schoby, Glen Roland and J. M. Patterson of Algona; Mr.- Cullen at Whlttemore; Carl Kern at Fenton; Wml Nelson, M. O. Richards, Daniel Harris, Art Phillips, A. O. Vol- entlne, Harold Hobson, Frank Ryerson, Fred Jennings, Claude Slgs- bee, B. W. Smith, Clarence House- bolder, Raymond Moyer and Rev. 0«o. H. -W«ss*l, all of Burt Reports of the canvass were not yet completed. Algona Downs LuVerne f in Home Basket Game, 53 • 22 BURT participat- 90 the ed in a Cresco invitation meet, Friday evening. Harold Weiske won by a decision, George Becker won by a fall, and Donald Hammer- Strom lost by a fall. The boys, with Condit Bowie, their coach, went on to the State Teachers' College where they visited Edward Stewart and Merwyn Bahllng. both Burt boys attending school there. MRS. THOS. HENDERSON, years old, died Thursday at home of her daughter, Elsie Cady, with whom she had lived for the past seven years, In Algona. Her husband once drove the stage to Blue Earth. Mrs. Henderson was born In Worster. Ohio, and was brought to Algona when 13 years of age. She was the first white girl here. She Is survived by two children, Mrs. Cady and Frank, Pomona, California. Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at the McCullough Fuiieral Home, Rev. *. E. Burgess in charge. Burial was in Rlvervlew cemetery. An uncle or Mrs. Henderson, Michael Fischer, was the first person burled In the cemetery. GROVER REED, Algona, was bound over to the grand jury by Justice P. A. Danson, Saturday charged with operating a motor • €am ^*- wbtte Intoxicated. Bond ALGONA, IOWA. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9, 1937 .Sixtoon Paces VOL. 'M.— NO. 49 CHICAGO POLICE CHECK O'CONNOR CLUE DATA HERE '".-*• Seek "Harry White" Who Was Treated in Algona Hospital Complete details of the case of Harry White, whose resemblance lo Tommy O'Connor, noted last week by W. A. McDonald, and nurses at the Kossuth hospital, as well as Mr. and Mrs. Fred Parks, jouftty fann supervisors, was in the hands of Chicago police today. A file of" materials regarding the matter was forwarded to Chicago by Kossuth sheriff, Casey Loss. A man named White, partially paralyzed, was brought from Led- irard after a stroke and the cass turned over to the county. He was treated, taken to the county farm from the hospital, and later departed in the night, after McDonald had attempted to obtain information from him- Last week a picture Of O'Connor, taken shortly before he was to pay with his life for the murder of a Chicago policeman, appeared in the Chicago Tribune. McDonald, nurses and Parks, all declared that White and O'Connor were almost Identical in looks. After leaving here, where he had no reason to be detained, White was picked up at Mt. Ayr, but again slipped out of the hands of officers when they tried to question him. In the meantime, they took a picture of White, and had it published in the Des Moines Register, in -the hopes that somebody could Identify him. Chicago police were expected to start their search at Mt. Ayr, to verify the possibility of White being O'Connor. Visitors Weaken After a Strong First Quarter; Webster City Next. Wearing down a scrappy Lu- Verne basketball team, Tuesday night on the Algona floor, the local high school quint took an early lead In a hard-fought first quarter, and then forged steadily ahead, to win their first cage victory of the season in scheduled play. The score was S3 to 22. Friday night of this week, the Bulldogs travel to Webster City for their first conference game. Next Tuesday, they play host to Gihnore City. It was a pleasing display of basketball for the local fans; especially the play of several men considered as reserves until Tuesday night Lynk, Mnckey Hot Lynk and Muckey, Algona sharpshooters, were warmed up in fine style. McCellan led his men on the offense. Personal fouls forced him from the game In the final seconds. McNeil, Devine and Schultz of the reserves, also gave a fine account of themselves. Miller opened the scoring with a field goal, but McClellan knotted It. Lynk took his own rebound for another, but McClellan again tied the score, 4 alU Then Willasson sank a free throw, arid Michel made a second good, but Baker sank two free throws to again tie the score. Michel's free throw put the Bulldogs ahead, and they stayed there. Lynk's two nice field goals ended 3PCTTYTHEFK REPORTED-CO A MISSING BANK cashier, Ray. mond A. Hosklns, accused of em Ibezzling funds from a bank at Koa inon, Iowa. 11 years ago, when a shortage of $8,400 was found, was arrested at Salem, Oregtml last week. His wife has been employed in a West Bend store. Palo Alto authorities left to bring him back to face charges. ^ BAPTISTS OF THE Algona church have Issued a call to the Rev F C. Volzke, of Corning, Iowa Rev. Volzke Is 33 years of age. • * • CHARLES MORRIS, county sup ervlsor, suffered a badly scalded leg last week, when boiling water spill ed while he was pouring it into the family washing machine. COURT NEWS: Judge F. C. Davidson dismissed the petit jury panel last week. A divorce was granted Odena Watarbury, from Roy Waterbury. Judge Davidson was scheduled to be here several days thU week hearing cases In his chamber. . , . MR. AND MRS. P. A. Danson, i Algona, are "the parents of a 9 lb., i 13 ox. son, born Saturday evening. WESLEY HUNTERS opened a drive, on foxes by killing two. About BO irfen participated in the hunt. Chimney Fire At John Reids Good Hope: There was much excitement and alarm at the John Reids Sunday morning when a heavy deposit of creosote in the chimney caught fire. While the flre was self-contained In the chimney the heat generated was sufficiently intense to blister the paint on the plaster with which the chimney was finished. The Reids were on the watch all day Sunday for fear the heat might have started a flre within adjacent walls and floors. P«tty thievery from three different points In Koasuth county were reported at the sheriff's office here, this week. Some time Tuesday, while Mrs. Sam Miller and her family were In Algona, thieves raided the Miller place, about seven miles south of Algona, and stole 60 to 60 buff orph- Ington hens. It was the second time within a year that the flock has been depleted by theft. Deputy Sheriff Art Cogley was Investigating, Wednesday. In Rlverdale township, the No. 1 school, known as the Mike Leners school, had a load of coal stolen some time since Thanksgiving. A lock was pried off the coal house. This Is also the second theft there within a year. Ray Schlltz, Lakota, reports the theft of a Remington pump gun from his automobile. the first quarter, Verne 6. Algona 11—Lu- Second Quarter Spurt The second quarter found Algona pulling far ahead. Wlllasson gave LuVerV three fouls, but only one point scored.' Miller went in for Wlllasson. Michel sank a long one and McNeil tallied a gift shot from Baker. Then Muckey went into action, and poked three successive flips through the net. LuVerne took time out, but Muckey again counted, bringing the score to 22 to 7. Baker caged a pretty toss for Lu- Verne, and McNelll's basket ended the half, score 24 to 9. In the third quarter, Muckey and ' - I before,; ~ " Holiday Season Of Local Papers In conjunction with the pub- llshtng^cooperattve agreement between The Algona Upper Des Molnea and The Kossuth County Advance, this newspaper will begin publishing on Tuesday the first of the year, and the Advance will publish on Thursday. Here Is the publication schedule during the holiday season. Tuesday, Dec. 21—Advance. Thursday, Dec. 28—Upper Des Molnes. Thursday, Dec. SO—Advance. Tuesday, Jan. 4—Upper Des Molnes. . Thursday, Jan. 6—Advance. It will be noted that during the week between Xmas and New Years, there will be only one paper published, the Advance. Correspondents are partt/rai- larly asked to notice the pubOot- tfon schedule, and leinentttac that next year the early letters come to The Upper Des Moines, and the letters for the Thursday paper go to the Advance. HARDWARE FIRE LOSS IN WESLEY SETAT $9,500 Lease & Lease Undecided As to Rebuilding, Plans For Future EAGLE TWP. BOY, BANCROFT GIRL, HONORED BY 4-H 200 Attend Annual Ban ' quet Tuesday, Held At Burt ALL CLUBS TAKE PART IN PROGRAM Academy Loses To Emmetsburg Ct. Cecelia's Academy basketball team lost to Emmetsburg Academy, 20 to 17, last Friday night on the later's floor. Vincent Esser starred for Algona, coring nine points. Brodigan star•ed for Emmetsburg. Esser played center, Gllbrlde and Nelson were orwards, and Bestenlehner and Seipman, guards. This was Algona's first game. Sunday the Academy will play Jorpus Christi of Fort Dodge, there. Next Tuesday, Whittemore will invade the local floor. Father Ahmann is coaching the high school boys, and Joe Kelly, Jr., the girls' .earn. Blaze Damages West Bend Barn West Bend: The West Bend flre department answered a call Saturday afternoon when a blaze was discovered about two o'clock at the Spies farm, northwest of town. A large barn was burning and a strong wind -fanned the flames, hindering the work of volunteer fire fighters. Much damage was done. Oars Collide Cars belonging to Carl Dahlhauser and Attorney H. W. Miller were unjaaatl Sunday night, when Dahl- bMuer'a machine struck the Miller parked in front of the latter'* 13 More Shopping Days . __ NVgaard-went in for Thomp- for LuVerne. McNelll dribbled ... for a close shot, Baker caged another, and Lynk scored,, bringing It to 32 to 13. Muckey barreled one in over his head, and Burtls scored a field goal for LuVerne. McNeil's free throw, and successive baskets for Algona by Lynk, McNeil and Wlllasson ended the third quarter. Second Team In Game With the score 41 to 15, play seesawed, and Coach Findley of Algona sent In Miller, Devine, Schultz, Douglas and Long an entire new team. Long had a trio of personals called on him, none bad, while Schultz cut loose for four baskets, and Devine netted one. Devine displayed plenty of speed, while McNelll showed promising of- fen«ive ability. LuVerne's crew, coached by C. C. Smith, made a good showing, powered by They were over- superior reserve strength and a faster offense. McClellan is the only veteran on the LuVerne team. The elimination of the center jump except for beginning of halves, on display here for the first time, is going 1 to speed the game up plenty—so fans, beware. Summary: Algona (53) Muckey Michel Lynk Willascion Miller ..:. McNeil Devine Schultz Douglas Long Fg Ft Pf .6 0 0 0 0 0 0 Ammon and Lester Lease, Wesley partners and brothers In operation of the Lease & Lease Hardware Co. of Wesley, were undecided about future plans yesterday, after the disastrous fire of Monday night, which completely destroyed the hardware store, and threatened adjacent buildings for a time. It is possible that the brothers will attempt to find a temporary building while adjustments- are -^ T_»_ _" i-.T S«^,H ij_, S . if *Wednr*day that they open temporary quarters In the front of the First National Bank building, and will continue there until spring. In a telephone conversation, thin morning (Thursday), Lester Lease Htated that the hardware store would be rebuilt some time in the spring, on the old location. He also expreswrd appreciation for the splendid work of the Algona flre department; which he said was instrumental in saving other building* In the blocli with the hardware store. The loss was officially placed at between $8,500 and $9,500, yesterday, with $5,500 insurance on the place. However, in addition to their actual loss In dollars and cents, Lester Lease, present commander of the Wesley Legion post, is doubly the loser, as the flre destroyed the Wesley Legion records for the past 20 years, which were kept in the Lease building. Legion caps also were lost in the flames, as well as other personal records of great value. Algona and Britt flre departments helped fight the blaze. Dynamite in the hardware store, fortunately, was carried from the structure before the flames reached it. Shotgun shells and cartridges, however, wore continually exploding during the flre. Burt: More than 200 attended the annual banquet of the boys and girls' 4-H clubs of the county, held at the Burt gymnasium, Monday evening. The Burt mothers club served the meal. Portland Peppy Pals had charge of the decorations, which were In the club colors, green and white. . Shirley Marlow, Lone Rock, county club president, acted ts toastmistress. Varied Program After the invocation, by Rev. G| C. Schnucker, the evening's program got under way. Music by the Fenton Forwards. Talk, "A Mother's View of .Club Work", by Mrs. Ray McWhorter. Talk by Mrs. Ray Miller, Titonka, county chairman of 4-H work. Talk by Ralph Bartlett, Whltte- more, chairman county boys' work. A skit was presented by the Burt club, and the Bancroft Pals presented folk games. The Cresco Chums also presented a skit Leaders Honored A presentation and recognition of club leaders was conducted by Miss Lucille Pepoon, and A. L. Brown, county agent. Mr. Brown awarded the yearly honor medal to the most outstanding club members, to Wallace Johnson of Eagle township. Elizabeth May Inman, Greenwood, won the record memory book. The Fenton Forwards conducted an Initiation ceremony and the 4-H pledge and songs, closed the program. Kossuth, 4 Other Counties Threaten Tax Revolt Unless Iowa Redistricts Senators Christmas is historically both a time of worship and a time of joy. The past 10 years have seen the nation pass through both extremely happy and extremely unhappy holiday sehsons. Occasionally, there Is a tendency for unreasonable complaint, despite a definitely better outlook on things. Such Is the possibility this Christmas season. That things for everyone might be better, cannot be denied: but that they could be Infinitely worse, Is something the chronic complain- crs should take Into consideration. While foreign lands welter In seas of their own blood, while untold millions have neither clothing, food or shelter, even the most unfortunate in this section of our land Is living like a prince In comparison. This Christmas we have much to be happy about. Nature has provided us with a splendid harvest. We suffer neither the unsteady position of stock-market manipulators, nor the worries of laboring masses dependent on a constant stream of production for their living. Truly Iowa, and Kossuth county at this Christmas-time, can feel a quiet contentment and satisfaction; we have much to be happy and jdyful for this season. Let's make this a MEAL Christmas. Santa Clans, Free Movies Greet Kids Here Saturday Season's Coldest Wave; 4 Below Here on Monday Four below was the official weather reading at Merritt's, for the season's low, Deo. Oth, Something like two incite* of snow had fallen In the past few days. Week's weather: High Low Free, Date Dec. 1 Dec. 2 Dec. 3 Dec. 4 Dec. 5 Dec. 6 Dec. 7 16 30 14 trace -2 trace -4 trace 9 1 in A biting northwest wind kept Kossuth folks well bundled up, this week, with forecasts for continued cold, wjth some moderation. 28 44 45 33 14 20 29 15 trace 100 Expected at Play Day, Saturday Saturday will be play-day for girls from county high schools, and about LOO are expected to attend the event acre, aponsored by tho girls' athletic association of the high school, under the direction of Miss Prescott , . K The schedule includes folk dancing, volley ball, ping pong, bar ftunts, tumbling and acrobatics, and all types of sporting activities. Was It Jake's Pipe, or What? Jake's pipe la causing quite some discussion over yonder by the court house. Monday, an old mop leaning up against the wall in the clerk of court's office, caught fire. No damage of any consequence was done, as, volunteer fire fighters got the situation well in hand in a hurry. But now Jak.e Freeh is busy denying that it was bis pipe that caused the damage. Jake nad visited the court bouse a few minutes before the mop episode. 57 7 10 Kg Ft VI ...0 0 0 Robert Keefes Parents of Son Union: Mr. and Mrs. Robert Keefe are parents of » baby boy weighing 8 pounds. This is their first child. Mrs. Ke«fe was formerly Camilla Walker, nice of Miss Mary Dunn. Robert U the youngest son of Mrs. Mary Keefe. Mrs Ke«f« and baby are at an Algona hospital. LuVemc (22) Bowman Burtis 1 Baker 2 McClellan 4 Thompson ° Nygaard ° Legler 0 Sggleston 0 7 Referee: Burdette Agard. ALOONA DEFEATED ATBMMET8BURO Both the first and second teams lost season opener* at Emmetsburg, Rriday night of last week. The first team was defeated, 41 to 22, and the seconds lost, 25 to 14. 8 8 Henry Ristau, 64, Of Livermore, Dies Llvermore: Following a long period of falling health, Henry Ristau 64, died at his home here early Tuesday morning. Funeral ar rangements have been made for Friday, one o'clock from the home here;.with service at the Lutheran church in LuVerne at two o'clock with the Rev. Wittenberg official Ing. Merrltt funeral home at Algoir will be in charge. Mr. Ristau had lived here during the past six year when he operated a pool hall, untl his health failed. He leaves besid the wife, six children (by a forme marriage). They are George, Hen ry, and Mrs. Sadie Wagner, all o LuVerne; Mrs. Edna Hamlow an Rhynoldt, of Fort Dodge; and Ar thur of Mason City. HOGS Best light butch., 140-160 J6.50-6.7S Best light butch., 160-180 6.75-7.00 Best light butch., 180-200 7.00-7.40 Best light butch., 200-220 7.50-7.65 Best light butch., 220-250 7.50 Med. heavy, 250-270 7.35 Med. heavy, 270-290 7.20 Med. heavy, 290-325 7.00 Butchers, 325-350 6.85 Butchers, 350-400 6.75 Packing sows, 300-350 6.70 Packing sows, 350-400 6.50 Packing sows, 400-500 6.30 CATTLE Veal calves $5.00-7.00 Algona Boys Give Satire on Bridge A satire on the game of bridge will constitute Algona's entry in the North Central high school conference play festival, held last night at Clarion. The Algona play was "If Men Played Cards as Women Do." In the cast were Jack Long, Dick Norton, Dick Keen and Robert Black. Dave Phillips coached the production. Humboldt, Algona. Iowa Falls. Clarion, Hampton, Eagle Grove Webster City and Clear Lake were represented. St. Bitten by Dog Benedict: Mrj. (Catherine Dornbier was bitten by their dog in the arm. Sh> at first did not think it serious, but had to consult a doctor twice. At this time it Is some better. Canners and cutters Stock steers Fat yearlings Bulls Fat cows GRAIN No. 3 mixed corn No. 3 white corn No. 3 yellow corn No. 2 soy beans No. 3 white oats Barley, No. 3, new EGOS Hennerys No. 1 No. 2 Cash cream— No. 1 No. 2 Sweet POIXTRV Hens, over 5 Ibs. Hens, 4 to 5 Ibs Hens, under 4 Ibs Leghorn hens Cocks, under 4'; Cocks, over 4's Springs, over 5 Ibs Leghorn springs Springs, under 4 Ibs. Springs, 4 to 5 Ibs Stags Geese, live Ducks, live Turkeys, No. 1 2.75-3.26 7.00-8.00 6.00-7.00 4.50-6.60 3.50-1.50 40>* Jail-Breakers Here Guilty in Nebraska "Shorty" Hart, LeMars, Iowa was found guilty last week o breaking and entering, In connec tion with a $96,000 bond robbery a Madison, Neb., last week. He asks for a new trial; the re quest will be heard by a distric judge. Hart made news locally when h escaped from jail here while bein held on a different charge. Afte his eventual arrest, he was ace us ed of the Nebraska crime. 78«r .42 20c ,20c .14c .40c 38c ,41c 17c ISc Daubendiek Tells Of Trip to Europe West Bend: W., H. Daubendie drove to Sutherland, Sunday, wher he gave a travel talk in the Churc of Christ of that place. His tal was on places of interest where h has taken moving pictures an others. Some of them were on th Saur country in Germany which ii visited a year or so ago. Candy All Day is Promise Of Jolly Old Nick. Santa Claus will mnUe his first ppcaranco in Algona, Saturday, Dec. 11. And as an extra added attraction, n addition to his free sacks of toys, oily Old St. Nick will be on hand o help offer free moving pictures ,t the Iowa theatre. The free movies for Algona child- en will be held this coming Saturday, starting at 10 a. m., and the movies for rural school children will be held a week from then, Sat- irday, Dec. 18th. A 70-Mlnute Program Both the show this Saturday and a week from then will begin at 10 m., and admission will be,grant- 1—"Robinson Crusoe", cartoon comedy. 2 "Quiet Ford." two reel comedy. 3—"Chimp Champs", one reel sport subject. Hold the Wire," Popeyc car- Broadcast," Our toon. 5 -"Backyard Jang comedy. The program as outlined for Dec 18th follows: ]-_"Winds of the Wasteland, a western, starring John Wayne. 2—"Bored or Education," an Our Gang comedy. How to Get Tickets Grade pupils from both city and :ountry may obtain their tickets from their teachers. The free shows are being sponsored by the Algona Chamber of Commerce and with cooperation of N. C. Rice. Any children failing to get tickets should contact the Chamber of Commerce office, above the Iowa State Bank. Lowe Reelected J. D. Lowe, Algona attorney, WHS reelected president of the Iowa Wildlife federation, lit the state meeting held Wednesday at Des Moines. 12 He 8c lOc 19c 13c 16c 17c ISc 12c 12c .20c Ducks and Geese dressed this week only 15c. Martin Thompson Dies Near Fenton Fenton: Martin Thompson died Friday at bis home north of Fun- toa. Death wan caused from effects of a stroke, suffered two weeks ago. Funeral services were held Monday at the Seneca Lutheran church. Obituary next week. St. Benedict Party St. Benedict: There will be a card party at the pariah hall on Tuesday, Dec. nib, at eight p. m. Bridge and five hundred will be played and lunch will be served by Mrs. L. J. Cink and Mrs. C. E. Kol- laacb. Circle. Everybody in invited. AUiONA ADVERTISERS 1 DIRECTORY PAGE TWO K. i). James F. J. Belilmer Long's Hoenk Motor Co. PAGE THREE- Kresensky's Nelson Hdwe. Algona Fed. Savs. & Loan PAGE FOUR- Ohristensen Bros. F. S. Norton & Son Ben Franklin Store New Call Theatre PAGE FIVE— Sorensen's Groc. Co. Elk Cleaners Kossuth Motor Co. Iowa Theatre Clopton, Tailor Cumming's PAGE SIX- Hood's I. G. A. Store ' Coast-to-Coast Store Algona Ice Cream & Candy PAGE SEVEN— Hawcott & Ogg Kent Motor Co. Anderson G/ain & Coal Co. Brown's Studio Raesly Lbr. Co. A. W. Amunson. PAGE EIGHT— Chrischilles Store McCormick-Ueering Store Algona Auction Co. PAGE NINE— Steele's PAGE TEN— Richardson Furn. Co. Bjustrom's Jiinmie Neville PAGE ELEVEN Lusby's PAGE TWELVE - Kohlhuas & Spilles PAGE THIRTEEN Brownell's Foster's Furniture Co. McDonald Real Estate Co. PAGE FOURTEEN— A. H. Burchardt City of Algona PAGE FIFTEEN— Council Oak PAGB SIXTEEN— Hub Clothiers U. of Iowa Coaches To Appear Here ERNIE NEVERS Iowa Assistant Coach. Stanford all-American fullback and for live sca.ions assistant conch there. . . In March, 1H37, relinquished heail coach Job lit Lafayette to become Iowa's assistant coach in charge of backs and end*. Once pupil of Conch Tubb.s at Central high school of Superior, Win. . . . born in Minnesota 33 years ago . . . competed in football, basketball nnd baseball at Stanford . . . all-American fullback in 1925. PAT BOLAND Iowa Assistant Ootch. Assistant coach in charge of Iowa line . . . played for one year under Coach Tubbs at Superior Teachers . . . two years as tackle at Minnesota, 1930, 1931 . . . 230-pound giant. Served as Minnesota freshman couch under Bernie liiermati in l'J32 . . . went to Miami to serve as Tubbs' assistant in ISi.'ifl. When Couch Tubus was named to the Iowa job, lie picked Boland us assistant to couch the line. Say State Constitution! Orders New Distribution? After Each Census AND LAST ONE WAS BACK IN 1911 Claim South Counties hold Unlawful, Balance of Power in Senate A challenge to the state government of Iowa was hurled by officials of five Iowa counties, including Kossuth. representing the 47th senatorial district, at Emmetoburg, at a meeting Wednesday, defying the state to collect any future taxesv until the state compiles with the> stntc constitution regarding the apportionment of state senatorial districts. Sum and substance of the matter la this: five Iowa counties—Emmet^ Palo Alto, Kossuth, Clay and Dickinson- with a combined population, of 80,795, have only one state senator in the Iowa assembly* wlu-rens the law provides that a redistribution nnd allotment of state .senators shall be made after each state and federal census. The last redistribution was^ made In 1911. Will Hold'up Taxc* In the resolution adopted by the- meeting of officials from the five counties, It was agreed to ask the county supervisors of the five counties, to instruct the county treasurers of the counties to refuse to turnover state taxes until such rcappor- tionmcnt shall bo made. Attending the fiery conference from Kossuth were County Attorney L. A. Winkcl, Representative Phil Kohlhaas, County Supervisors! W. A. McDonald, John Fraser and Wm. Cosgrove, and County Auditor E. 8. Klnsey. oh •.example of the inj by several thousand, hat a stat*T senator, giving it an equal vote with, fivo from northern Iowa. "Southern Iowa nnd Eastern Iowa counties have been losing population, in some cases," anld one spokesman, "while Northern Iowa counties have been gaining. Yet the balance of power In the statehouse Is in the hands of the south Iowa district!), despite the fact that they have less population than does our own section of the state." The Resolution Adopted "Bii It resolved by the Redistrict- in« Committee of the 47th Senatorial District of the State of Iowa, In. a meeting held this 8th day of December, 1937, at Emmetsburg, Iowa, in conjunction with the Boards of" Supervisors and County Attorneys' of the live counties of Emmet, Palo- Alto, Kossuth, Clay and Dickinson, comprising the 47th Senatorial District of tho Btate of Iowa, that the County Attorneys of the said five counties of said district be instructed to wait upon Nelson O. Kras- chell, Governor of the State of town, requesting him to call a special session of the legislature in regard to the redlstriction of the Kt-ito of Iowa, in accordance with tint Constitution and laws of said state. "He it further resolved that the Hoards of Supervisors of the said counties in the 47th Senatorial District, pass a resolution authorizing their respective County Attorneys us a committee, to institute such action against the Secretary of Btate of the State of Iowa, as will compel the proper redistricting of the state according to the Constitution and IUWH thereof, and instruct their county treasurers to refuse to pay into the state treasury such taxes as are now due to said state treasury until the 47th Senatorial District has proper representation in the Senate of Iowa, according to. the last federal census." No Extra Kxprnie Spokesmen pointed out that the state constitution sets a limit of 50 for state senators. The idea, then, would not be to add extra state senators, but to simply reapportion the present senatorial districts a* the law provides. How the state constitution has been Ignored after both the census of 1920 and the census of 1930 is something that had all of the flvtt counties guessing today. An advance ticket sale, this week, indicated that a full hall would greet the University u! lowu coaching hlalt here next Wednesday, at the All-City Football Banquet, being sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce in the high school. A banquet will preceed I he program. Tickets are $1.00. Irl Tubbs. head roach at lowu. and his two assistants wiio are pictured above, will be- the chief quests. Movies of the Minnesota- Iowa football game will be shown us an udded attraction. Six hundred are expected. Brain Concussion Armstrong: L. C'. I .wan, who was injured seriously in ;i ear accident iuar Anu:.trolly Wudne^d.My of last Week, was reported as somewhat improved, ul an Kslhcrvillc. hospital where he \vua taken. He has a blight concussion of the bruin. Goes Visiting, Son Is Suddenly 111 Union: Mrs. Albert Gould and small son, Ronald visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Arndorfur in Cresco township last Saturday. While there Ronald was taken ill, having u high temperature. They remained at the Arndorfer home for several days. He is now reported improved. Chauffeur Licence Exams Saturday Examiners will be at the court house the next two Saturdays to renew chauffeur's licenses. As Christmas falls on Saturday tbere are only two Saturdays left this year in which the tests will be given. Only a vision test will be given, and' if those holding licenses wait until' January 8, the complete test must be retaken.

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