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WARVBT 1-1-St Rewrit es Of New§ From Last Thursday', Konuth County Advance ST. CECELIA ACADEMY declam winners, selected Tuesday night were as follows: oratorical, John Lee Holtzbauer, first; Gerald Holtz- bauei 1 , second; dramatic!—Betty Kohlhaas, first, Mary Elizabeth Van Allen, second; humorous—first Rosanne Holtzbauer, second, Pauline Zender. First place winners wil enter the academy spring Interschool contest. * • • * ' HUSBAND OF ..LUCILE Croae died Jan. 8th, word from Hollywood says. Miss Crose and Edward Kraft, her husband, were married only last June. • * * GEORGE HAGGE, Ledyard, and V. J. Gross, Lone Rock, were reelected directors of the Kossuth County Fair, at the annual meeting held Tuesday in the court house. Annual reports were given by Earl Vincent, secretary, and H. J. Bode, treasurer. The reports showed that 10 percent had been paid off on the , grandstand bonds, and interest reduced from six to five percent because of a refunding measure. Of all fairs in the state the Kossuth fair stood 10th in expenses and llth in total receipts. All receipts were good, with the exception of general admission and grandstand! The fair this year is to be In the nature of a centennial to cooperate with the Iowa Territorial Centennial observance. / » * • 14 COUNTIES are expected to send representatives to a meeting in Algona, Wednesday, Jan. 26th, for a dfctrict amateur Athletic As* soclaUcn meeting. O. 3. Reiley is state president The WPA is Interested in the project The meetings will open at 9:30 a. m. and continue through into the evening. Coaches recreation directors, etc. are especially interested in this work. # m * BAD CHECKS brought 30 more days in jail to Matt Henges, Ernest Jones and Frank Wagner, before Justice Danson, Monday evening of last week. mm* JOHN MILLER, Burt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Miller, received a broken leg when he was thrown from a sled which was attached to the rear of a car, driven by Wilfred Woltz. * * • B. J. SANKEY of the Galbralth vicinity is in a serious condition at a Des Moines hospital with ulcers. He went down for an examlnatien, but as his condition was found to be quite serious he was forced to remain there. SEEK 300 MILES RURAL ELECTRIC LINES IN COUNTY was under way Inn this week. Commltteemen held their initial meeting Monday, Jan. IB, and W. J Frlmml of Wesley, county KEA chairman, explained the progress ol the project to date and stated that formal application for approval had been forwarded to Washington and was now awaiting consideration. Chairman Underberg of Humboldt county, where progress in REA is already under way, was present ami outlined the method his county was using. The possibility of the Hurhboldt unit extending power lines into Kossuth county and Including this county in ita project was also discussed. However, the group voted to favor a plan whereby Kossuth would remain as a unit, as the group felt the county would receive more favorable attention by remaining as one unit. Mr. Frimml said that the REA has done much to make electricity available in rural homes, and much more can be accomplished through • cooperation of each and everyone not already enjoying electricity. Infant of 2 Days Found Dead in Bed Margaret Ann, two-day old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Forbus Stiltz of Algona, was found dead In bed last Thursday morning. Funeral services were held the same day, with Rev. A. English In charge, and interment was at Irvington. The Stiltz family are tenants on the Jewell Patterson farm, south of town. Three brothers and sisters survive. glgona Upper ©es ATXIONA;IOWA; TUESDAY. JANUARY 25. Kitrlit VOL. :!7. NO. i Name Committee to Run Charity Ball, February 5 CASSIE MCENROE, PIONEER TEACHER, RITES THURSDAY i Had Been 111 18 Months; 4 Brothers, 4 Sisters Survive Here HOGS Best light butch., 140-160 Best light butch., 160-180 Best light butch., 180-220 Best light hutch., 220-250 Med. heavy; 250-270 lied, heavy, 270-290 Itftd. heavy, 280-325 Butchers, 326-850 Butcher*, 350-400 Peking* sows, 275-350 Packing sows, 350-400 Packing vows, 400-500 CATTLE Veal calves Cannera and cutters Stock steers . Fat yearlings Fat steers Bulls Fat cows GKAIN No. 3 mixed corn No. 3 white corn No. 3 yellow corn No. 2 white oats Barley, No. 3 EGG8 Hennerya No. 1 No. 2 Cash cream— No. 1 No. 2 Sweet POULTRY Hens, over S Ib* Hunt, 4 to 5 IDS Hens, under 4 lb« Leghorn hens Cock*, under 4V4 Cocks, under 4V4 Stag*, heavy breeds Stag*, Legborn Geese, live Ducks, live $7.00-7.25 . 7.25-7.50 . 7.70-7.80 . 7.50-7.60 .......... 7.30 .......... 7.00 .......... 6.76 .......... 6.40 . 6.00-6.10 .......... 6.00 .......... 6.86 .......... 5.60 . 5.00-8.00 2.75-3.75 . 5.00-6.50 . 6.00-7.00 . 7.00-8.00 4.00-6.00 3.75-4.50 $.44 M: . . .46 '/j . .45 ..... 26 ........ 43 17c He lie ....... 34e 32c 35c ....... 17c 15c Cassie Teresa McEnroe passed away this morning at 9 o'clock, after an illness of hardening of the arteries which lasted for a period of 8 months. She was born in Rochelle, 111., April 29, 1877, and came to Kossuth when a little child, with her >arents, Mr. and Mrs. James McEnroe, deceased. She attended country school, the 'Id Algona normal school, and later Cedar Falls and taught for many rears in Kossuth county and later n Mondak, Montana. Her sunny disposition and will- ngness for self-sacrifice for others never failed. Surviving are four brothers and our sisters, M. H., John E., P. F., nd C. L. and Anna, Nora, Julia nd Helen, all of Algona. Funeral services will be held on Tiursday morning at St. Cecelia's 7atholic church at 9:30 o'clock and urial will be in Calvary cemetery. LUVERNE GIRLS WIN SO. HALF BASKET TITLE LuVerne: The LuVerne high chool girl's basketball team won he south-half title, in the final ame of the tournament, here, Saturday night. Lu Verne defeated Bancroft, 30 to 16. In the first round, LuVerne beat Whittemore, 43 to 19, and Bancroft downed Wesley, 45 to 23. Outstanding players on the teams as selected by the coaches were Johnson and Bratlund of Bancroft, tenure and Conoway and .,,»—.„ of LuVerne. Hacel Nygaard, Lu- Verne captain, was presented with the traveling trophy. James A. Wagoner, Father of Algona Ladies, Is Buried Funenl services were held at Uritt, Monday for Jnmes A. WOK- cner, 82, who died January 22, 1938, nt the home of his daughter, Mrs. A. K. Knoll, at Kanawha, from the infirmities of old age. Burial was' made In the Brltt cemetery. Mr. Wagoner was born January 14, 1856, in Indiana, and his parents were Mr. and Mri>. Steve Wagoner. He came to Iowa In 1905 and farmed In Hancock county. Since 1911, when he retired, he has made his home with his daughter, Mr*. Fred Behlmer in Algona, and an- cther daughter, Mrs. A. R. Knoll at Kanawha. Mr. Wagoner married Sarah Elizabeth Cram in 1879, nnd to this union were born nine children. His wife preceded him in death 37 years ago. A daughter, Nora, died in 1912, and a son, Tom, died in 1931. He is survived by seven children, Mrs. Fred Behlmer, and "Mrs. B. P. Benson of Algona, Mrs. A. R. Knoll did Dale at Kanawha, David, Austn, mid Mrs. R. O. Spear at Long Bench, California, and 21 grandchildren and 21 great grandchiO- Al Menke's Band To Play In Bryant School Auditorium Announcement of committees for the first annual Charity Ball to be sponsored In Algona, Monday, Feb. 21, was made yesterday. Proceeds of the ball above expenses will go to aid underprivileged children. The dance will be hela In the Bryant school auditorium, which has been newly redecorated. Al Menke's band will play for the affair. Committee* Named [ Committee on underprivileged children (sponsoring committee): M. G. Bourne, chairman, H. M. Olson, and Paul Berger. Executive committee, Joe Bloom, R. J. Harrington, F. C. Scanlan, J. D. Lowe and L. C. Nugent. Committee on patrons and patronesses: M. G. Norton, chairman, Mrs. J. L. Bonar, Mrs. C. H. Cretzmeyer, Mrs. Mae Harrington, Mrs. T. C. Sherman, P. J. Kohlhaas, H. M. Hauberg and J. F. Overmyer. Committee on Ticket Sales—Burdette Agard, G. S. Buchanan, K. D. James, A. E, Johnson, W. H. Godden, Mrs. Robt. Larson, H. W. Miller, Mrs. L. C. Nugent, Lyle Reynolds, and Mrs. H. M. Smith. Committee on Program—O. S. Reiley, chairman, F. C. Scanlan, J. D. Lowe, T. H. Chrischllles, L. C. Nugent, Mrs. C. R. Holt, Mrs. A. E. Kresensky and Mrs. Eugene Murtagh. Committee on Distinguished Guests—R. H. Miller, chairman, L. E. Linnan, C. B. Murtagh. Committee on Decoration—Mrs. Karl Hoffman, chairman, Mrs. Joe Bloom, Lyle Mathes, Mrs. G .W. Stillman, Mrs. H. L. Gilmore, Mrs. 0. S. Reiley, "Bud" Zender, Mrs. W. A. Foster, Lawrence Misbach and Alvin Huenhold. Committee on Music—W. F. Steele, chairman, H. B. White and 1. G. Dewel. Committee on Publicity: W. C. Dewel and J. W. Haggard. JOHN MARKGRAF RITES SATURDAY IN LOTTS CREEK Active Community Mem ber for 49 Years; Born in New York Titonka Farmer's Wrist Broken In Stable Accident horses, Wayne Miller, farmer „»„ of Titonka, received a broken wrist Miller and' his brother were car- nig for the horses, three of which were In a stall, last Thursday evening. The men were trying to move them to make more space. When the colt lunged, Wayne raised his hand to protect himself, causing the wrist to break in two places. He was brought to Titonka und giv^n medical treatment. Wayne was looking after the farm while his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Miller were in Des Moln<;9 attending the state Farm Bureau meeting. Letts Creek: Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at two o'clock nt the Lotts Creek church for John Markgraf, 79, retired farmer, who died Wednesday night of last week, following a stroke. Rev. E. Fiene officiated at the service, and burial was In the Lotts Creek cemetery. Mr. Markgraf was born Dec. 8, 1858, in New York state, and had farmed for nearly 50 years In the Lotts Creek vicinity. He had never married. Surviving are two sisters, Mrs, Anna Rusch, Sr., of Whittemore, and Mrs. Will Maron uf Dolliver. Mr. Markgraf had made his home with one of his nieces, Mrs. Martin Meyer, for many years, until it was found necessary to rent a little home for him where he could be cared for, and this was done by renting a part of the F. W. Mittag home, and Mrs. Harsch of Algona took care of him. For 49 years he had been a voting member of the Lotts Creek church and treasurer of this congregation also for a great number of years. Pallbearers were Otto Wlchten- dahl, Carl Zumach, Herman Mittag, Herman Reisener, Ed Tietz and Andrew Kading. BURT RESIDENT , SINCE 1885, GEO. CARROLL PASSES Burt: George L. Carroll died at his home here Friday morning from heart trouble after an illness of only a few hours, although he had been In very poor health for a long time. Mr. Carroll was born Nov. 11,18C4 In Broom county, N. Y. There he grew to manhood. In 1879 he moved to near Peorla, 111. Here he was married on Nov. 11, 1882, - Elisabeth ~ - Cage Teams from 14 Kossuth Towns Open County Meet Here Thursday 3 Farm Sales Within A Week Farm sales listed for the coin- in); week are an follows: Wednesday, Jan. 26th—A. B. Ventelcher, one mile south of the Bonn church. Details in paper last we«k. Monday, Jan. 31—Mrs. Rose Arndorfe'r, 2 mile* mat of St Benedict. Details in today's paper. Tuesday, Feb. 1, John I,. Oerb- er, three mile* wtat and three miles south of Algonn. Details in today's paper. A Farmers' Day In being held Thursday of this week by tne Algona Auction Co. at Its location here. Details in today's paper. ALGONA TAKES SECOND PLACE IN CAGE RACE Beat fcagle Grove, 23-18, To Advance in North Central Loop Taking a firm hold on second place by defeating Eagle Grove, 23 to 18, last Friday night, Algona tilgh school's basketball team finds itself in the dark horse spot in the North Central conference. Lynk paved the way for Algona's fourth conference victory, tallying 13 points. Algona led at the half, 12 to 7. Conference standings are as follow: Team W Humboldt 5 Algona 4 Webster City 3 Clear Lake 2 Hampton 3 Iowa Falls 3 Eagle Grove -..A) wrestling team lost KOSSUTH 7TH IN U.S. TOTAL CORN RAISED Field Man Now On Territory for Subscriptions L 0 1 1 2 3 3 8 Pet. 1.000 .800 .750 .500 »500 .500 .000 Five Illinois, One Iowa Pounty Rated Ahead in Production Kossuth county ranked seventh In the United States in corn acreage in 1936, statistics released by the U. S. Dept. of Commerce revealed this week. The U. S. census of agriculture placed McLean county, 111., first, with three other Illinois counties also holding top positions, followed by Pottawattamie, Iowa, then Champaign, III., and then Kossuth county. Comparison of Kossuth and McLean, the No. 1 county, follow: 1934 bu. 1929 bu. McLean. Ill 262,745 318,330 Kossuth, lown 192,431 226,242 In 1934, Kossuth hnd an average yield of 64 bushels per acre, as compared with 69 in Illinois. If farmers and land owners in Kossuth county are looking for any .publicity material regarding the value of their property, there it Is— seventh best county for raising corn in the whole United States, on n hauls of total bushels raised. KOSSUTH SRI) IN I!. S. I'ORK PRODUCTION Monday, a bulletin from the U. S. Dcpt. of Agriculture disclosed that Kossuth was third among all counties in the U. S. In production of pork. Pottawattnmie, Iowa, was first, nnd Henry, 111., was second. In 1930, Kossuth was seventh. The third place figure is for the year 1935. Everyone To Get Chance To Talk Charles A. Williams, Rutland, I own, flrtd man and subscription solicitor nnd collector for the Algonn newspapers for the pnst year, started work again thin \vrck. HP "111 work in the Bodr, St. Joo> Llverniore, IrvlnRton, LuVerne and t'orwith nreM for several wrrks, starting at oner. .Mr. William* tins full power to collect Ktilmcriptlon ao- counts. • No Inrrmno In subscription rates Is In effect nt thin time, despite increased cost of production. However, delinquent subscribers must to removed from the list after a reasonable length of time to renew has be«n given. Renewal business—and new new business, too—has been very good thus far this year, and we appreciate the fln? cooperation we have received. Our pledge to our subscribers Is that we shall do everything In our power to continue to give as high grade a newspaper as our subscribers expect, and are fully entitled to. Your help by prompt renewal will be a great help. All checks can be made payable to the newspapers. Titonka, Swea City and Algona In Class "A"; Finals Monday OLD HP" Kb BIBS TO P PLAYERS WOMAN BADLY HURT IN FALL AT WEST BEND West Bend: Mrs. John Bennlngcr, local lady, wns discovered lying on the ground, unable to move, by a neighbor, Tuesday of last week. Mrs. Benninger had suffered a severe bone break when she fell, nnd had been lying semi-conscious for some time before being found. Unable to m9ve her, the neighbor went for help and they finally 12Vie 8c lOc 16e 13c lOc lOc Haggard Made V. P. Security State Bk. The second annual meeting of .he stockholders of the Security Slate Bank was held Tuesday evening. All directors were re-elected, except that T. C. Hutchison was lected to succeed his father, A. iutchison, deceased. The business of the bank showed a large increase during the past year: loans from Jill,985.11 to $264,- SS5.15; deposits from $282,977.35 to 1409,420.87, and the total footings rom $342,977.35 to $469,420.87 C. B. Murtagh was re-elected as president; Frank Kohlhaas, vice president; E. A. Scheme), cashier; and J. W. Haggard was elected vice president to succeed A. Hutchison, deceased. Directors: C. B. Murtagh, Frank Kohlhaas, Edward J. Hough, M. G. Bourne. T. C. Hutchison, R. W. Caldwell, J. W. Haggard, E. A. Scheme), D. C. Hutchison, G. D. Shumway, and H. M. Hauberg. LuVerne Oil Station Interest Purchased LuVerne: Arthur Larson, Cor- vvith, has purchased the interest of John Phillips in the Standard Service Station and has taken over the management of it with Willard Sanford as his assistant. As his children are attending the school in Corwith, Mr. Larson does not plan to move here until the school year is finished. Mr. Phillips hat made no announcement of his future plans as yet. Chimney Fire A chimney fire ai the Tom Schuitz home in the southwest part of the city, called out the city department, Monday afternoon. Little damage was done. When the new street markers get placed we'll be able to tell you more about the locations of people's hcmes, but as is, nobody knows what street la which. 65 Attend Burt Legion Meeting Burt: A county Legion and Auxiliary meeting was held last Thursday evening in the Burt school, with 65 attending. Delegates from Algora, Swea City, Lakota, Wesley, Titonka and Fenton attended. R. S. McWhorter, G. D. Brundage and J. D. Lowe were speakers on the program, while a brass quartette played and Miss Erna Baars sang a solo, as other program numbers. Bldg.-Loan Reelects All Local Officers H. R. Cowan was reelected president of the Algona Federal Building & Loan Association at the annual meeting of the local group, held last Wednesday. M. G. Norton was reelected vice president, and C. R. LaBarre, secretary and treasurer. G. W. Stillman was reelected counsel. Directors for three years elected were H. R. Cowan, M. G. Norton, C. R. LaBarre and G. W. Stillman. Union Twp. Men on Wyoming Trip Union: Floyd Bacon, accpmpanied by Douglas Wildin of Cresco township, left Friday afternoon by auto for Wyoming to bring back Mr. Bacon's wife who has been visiting her sisters, Mesdames Dunn and Sarchett for the past two weeks. Start New Dam At Irvinjfton Irvlngton: W. P. A. workers started construction of a new dam across the Des Moines river, last week, at a point in the river cast of St. Joe. Previous to this, repair work was done on the dam juut below the Fisher bridge. Thin makes three dams now in this vicinity as one was completed last season about two mile* up the river from Irvington. Matt Lamuth Back At Swift Plant Matt Lamuth, for many years manager of the Swift & Co. plant in Algona, will return to active duty ut his old post, this week. Matt had not been in the best of health, but after a good rest is again feeling fit. H. B, Hobaon, who has been manager here since last fall, will remain as assistant for four or five wueks. and then will be assigned to a traveling position with Swift's, but will maintain his residence here, while covering adjacent territory for th* company. family came to this county and for four years lived on a farm east of Algona. They then moved to the farm south of Burt, which was his home until 1916, when they moved to Burt, where he has since reside I. His wife preceedcd him In death nnd on Oct. U, 1925 he wns married to Mrs. Delia Carroll, who survives him. He is also survived by his daughter, son-in-law, and one granddaughter. Eleanor Vogel. and by two sisters, Mrs. Eva Clark, John.son City, N. Y., and Mrs. Hester Burton, Appalachian, N. Y., nnd by two brothers, Frank Carroll, Endlcott, N. Y., and Jesse C. Carroll, Halsted, Pa. i Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon from the Methodist church, the Rev. T. Speicher officiating. Burial was in the AJgona cemetery. Salesman Robbed Of Grip, Valuables R. R. Spangler, a salesman who has been doing some house-to-house work for the Hoover vacuum people in Algona, reported the theft of n grip and contents, valued at $45, from his car parked south of the John Deere implement building last Thursday night. He was staying nt the Charles Walker home, and had parked his tar there for the night. Cars Crash On Livermore Bridge Livermore: What might have been a serious accident here on Thursday, resulted with a head injury and bruises to Fred Anderson, and bruises and shock to Henry Welter, and Clare Berryhlll, when the Anderson car rammed Into the one that Welter was driving, on the bridge east of town about noon. Anderson, a garage man, was trying out the car belonging to James Elder, which was In the garage for repair, and was traveling east. The Welter car had entered the bridge, and a locked wheel or brake la believed to have been the reason for the Welter car stopping suddenly. Before he could get the car in motion, the Anderson car was upon him, and the result was that both cars were badly damaged. It is very fortunate that Anderson escaped death, for the whole front of the sedan he was driving is ruined, even the steering wheel broken, as well as the windshield. The whole rear end of the Welter car is out of order. Debaters Orate On Good Subject The subect of a unicameral (one- house) legislature, ita merits and defects, was ably discussed by the high school debaters, Monday noon, at the Rotary club meeting. Speaking for the affirmative, in favor of the plan, were Jack Cbris- chilles and Eleanor Thorpe, and on the negative were Ruby Turner and Dick Norton. Dave Phillips introduced the pupils. tHe standout of the evening, with Hudglns finally winning. 90 At Whittemore Elevator Meeting; Reelect Officials Whittemore: Annual meeting- of the Whittemore Elevator Co. was held Jan. 18th, In Higgins hall. Ninety stockholders were present Officers rcelcctcd were M. W. I Fundel, president: F. J. Balgcman, I vice president; Frunk Bcstenlehn-j cr, secretary and treasurer; directors, August Vaudt, Joe Locbach, Frank Foley and George Wlnkel. G. L. Bensclioter is manager of the elevator. The annual report showed that the company had done an enormous business. Total assets were $53,119.27, a gross gain of $13,803.81. The patronage dividend amounted to $3.686.67. The elevator handled 71 curs of shelled corn and other grains in a proportionate amount. This Is Mr. Benschoter's first year as manager. • «-rejnnuiHn - ror '«iuenBining-i-«aNs««,-*MM sue oe iBKm » leva from, 50*0 100 Algona business and City where a bone surgeon could professional men at the first 1938 take charge of the case. 3 Marriage Licenses Henry Meyer and Erna. Krom- uingu, Lukotu, Jan. 24th. Everett L. Leonard and Lorettu M. Elbert, Rodman, Jan. 20th. Ralph G. Janaaen and Fannie C. Smidt, Buffalo Center, Jan. 20th. To Discuss Soldiers' Relief, Wednesday A group meeting of soldiers' relief -ommissioners, Legion post representatives, D. A. V., V. F. W., and nil auxiliary and welfare units has been called for Wednesday, Jan. 26th, at two p. m. in the court house in Algona, to discuss the question of soldiers' relief. The meeting i.; called by the Iowa Soldiers' Bonus Board. Swea City Masons Installed Officers Swea City: New officers of the Swea City Masonic lodge were installed recently as follows: Worshipful Master, Supt. Hamand of Grant consolidated; S. W., John Schueler; J. W., Cecil Griffith; J. A., John M. Roths; secretary, G. D. Curtis, and treasurer, A. J. Christensen. Installing officer was Supt. Hamand installing marshal, T. F. Mit chell. Fenton Club Opens Year's Activities Fenton: The first community club meeting of the year wu.i held Tuesday of last week, afte.- a dinner at Shorty's Place. The evening for the most part was spent discussing club projects. Independent basketball games, with Vernon Meyer as manager, were to be sponsored. Wallaco Smith, who has acted as scoutmaster, will leave Fenton soon, und his place will be laken by Harlan Gaard and Vernon Meyer. Dr. J. A. Mueller was appointed to take the place on the Boy Scout council left vacant when Dr. B. K. Bahnson moved to Burt Break Ground For New Liquor Store West Bend: Ground was broken, Saturday, for the new building, being erected by John Dorweiler, across the street south of the telephone office, and which will be occupied by the new West Bend liquor store. Machinery being used to dig the basement la similar to the type used in dredging ditches. rally of the Algona Chamber of Commerce, Thursday night in the Legion hall, were completed here today. Six open forum talks, to be Riven by W. H. Godden, W. F. Steel-.-. Dr. F. C. Scanlan, D. E. Dewel, H. B. Waller and T. H. Chrischillcs were slated for 10 minutes ea. h. with time allotted afterward for discussion of the topics from the floor. John Belser is program rhairmnn with L. J. Nelson mid C. II. Swanson (is committee members. A luncheon nnd informal recreation and cards will follow the regular pro- Other members of the committee nre Chris Walluknit and Lyle Reynolds, who are making arrangements for the program and entertainment. Must Feed Those Guys The Spinach Maybe they're feeding those Skelly Oil bowlers the right kind of spinach or something, but anyway they arc taking an increasing lead Mr. Benninger and Jerry Schutter took her to Iowa City. Mrs. Bennlnger suffered Intense pain and is in n serious condition. She is the mother of seven children five of them in school, and it Is n hard blow to the family. Snow Storms Miss Kossuth But Cold Wave, Winds Strike While snow storms were reported from neighboring arena around Kossuth county, Monday, this immediate section evidently was being Algona's basketball tenni meets Llvermore, tonight (Tuesday), In a game that promises to be plenty lively. Both the first and seeodn teams of the two schools will play. Following that a wrestling match between Atgona and Paton will take place. Hundreds of visitors and dozens of basketball players from 14 towns In Kossuth county, will troop to Algona, beginning Thursday evening at 8:30 o'clock, and continuing through until next Monday evening, when the county championship will be decided. The Kossuth county tournament will be held Thursday, and Friday evenings, Saturday afternoon nnd evening, and the finals on Monday; night. * Three in Class "A" Only three teams will be competing In class "A". They are Titon- kn, which draws n bye in the first round, and Swen City and Algona, who meet Friday night at 9.30 p. in. Admission will be 10 cents for students and 25 cents for adults on Thursday and Friday nights, and 20 cents for students nnd 35 cents for adults on Saturday and Monday. The game schedules follow: Thursday, Jan. 27th—Ledyard vs. Fenton, 6:30 p. m.; Wesley vs. Lakota, 7:30 p. m.; Burt vs. Bancroft, 8:30 p. m.; Grant vs. LuVerne, 9:30 p. m. Friday, Jan. 28th—Seneca vs. Ledyard-Fenton winner, 6:30 p. in.2 Lone Rock vs. Wesley-Lukota winner, 7:30 p. m.; Whittemore vs. Hurt-Bancroft winner, 8:80 p. m.; Swea City vs. Algona, 9:30 p. m. Saturday, Jan. 28th—Semi-final games in class "B" at 2 and 3 p. m. Finals in class "A" at 8 p. m- and finals In class "B" at 6 p. m. missed, although winds brought , much colder weather the first of the week. Week's weather: Date High Low Prec, January 17 17 18 j January 18 I January 19 January 20 January 21 in the Barry bowling league. Standings as of Monday wens as follows: W 1. Pet. 30 12 .714 26 18 .619 25 17 .595 25 17 23 19 21 21 Team Skelly Irvington . Tilonkn Courthouse 1'hlilips Wesley Flowers Burt LuVerne Jr. C. of C. .595 .548 17 25 .404 17 25 .404 16 26 .381 11 31 .262 Unless the second, third or fourth place teams can stop Skelly'a pin topplers, the boys seem destined to annex the city crown acquired last year by the courthouse crew. Academy Piay At Whittemore, Jan. 27 Whittemore: A four act play will be sponsored by the pupils of the Whittemore high school Thursday evening, Jan. 27 at eight o'clock in the academy hall entitled "Romance in a Boarding House." Cast of charaetjera includes Norma Bell, Melvin Henirich, Viola Voigt, Earl Aman, Lulu Amun. Harold Behnke, Bert Seely, Eileen Rochleau, Christ- cue Keene, Dclbert Dogotch and Helen Halm. 'Court Opens Today The January term of district court was preparing to get under way lieru today, when assignment of cases and other preliminary work on the docket for tlie term i.s taken cure of. Judge Junics A. De-Land is presiding nt this court term. Injured in Store Swea City: While unpacking goods and getting ready for a suit-, Mrs. Henrietta Goff, owner of the Golf variety store, sprained her back and was confined to tier rooms all last week. Her little SUM. Dean Golf, was ill with the liu at the same time. Wesley Firemen's Ball Wesley: The annual Firemen's ball will be held Thursday night'. January 27th at the Kleinpctur hall and the advance sale of tu.-kt.-u is January 22 January 23 2'J 2!l 34 36 44 37 5 24 '» sno 25 fog 32 28 28 Forecast for the rest of the week was unsettled and colder. Citizenship School Begins This Week Ar citizenship school for unnatur- alized residents of Kossuth county, will begin here Friday afternoon, at the Bryant school, under the direction of Miss Katherine Ijittin of Humboldt. It is a federal project, operated in conjunction with local school officials, and the school board. There were 271 uiinuturalized residents in Kossuth county in 1930 anil 20 in Algonu, the last official census revealed. The school will be free to everybody and preparation will be laid in English, writing and spelling for those seeking citizenship papers. If time permits, classes for the general public will also be offered. Miss Lattin will be at the Bryant school, Wednesday, Jan. 2tilh, from 1 to 4 p. m., to see persons wishing to enroll, or may address via mail, care of general delivery, Helen Peters Takes Blue Earth Job Burt: Mary Lee Peters began school at Blue Earth, Minn„ Monday. Her mother, Mrs. Helen Peters, will go there in u few weeks to work in a dress shop. Billiard Expert Coming Bill Barry states that Erwin Rudolph, three times holder of the world's title at pocket billiard, will give an exhibition at his parlo here. Thursday evening at 7:30 | m. Similar experts will dciuud.slrut every two weeks thereafter (ut period of several months. There i no charge to view Kudolph or any of the other experts. Flu at Whittemore Whittemore: Herman Belmke who lias been confined to his home for two weeks wiITi tin- Ilu is now out and about again and reports that his slater is nuw ill with the ilu. High School Concert • --- -- — 'V baud and oivheslru concert _ _ forward with the usual good I by hiyh school music yrou^s ha-, buevcess. An orchestra from Speri- been svt for Wednesday i*i-b •> cer is furnishing the music. j school oilicuils announced teams, as lent in by the coaches, are as follow: \VESLEV-Paul Goslin, Alvin Loebig, Chas. Krauso, John Bati torn, Bob Studer, Pearly Haynea, Eugene Lloyd, Lawrence HiMman, Junior Bottom and Jerry Wingert. Baddeley, coach. JSIJltT— Kiddle, Long, Moore, Smith, Prcstluis, Kingsdorf, Andreason, Graham. Wtott and Dctt- man. Anderson, coach. (iKANT—Jiimes Mayc, Wallace Hpeicher, Clyde Anderson, liar- Ian John.son, Kidney Payne, Harm Drew, Marion Koons, Maurice Kollasch, Clarence Hunt, Gerald Speicher. Couch, I'aul Doughty. ItAMCJIOFT—Lloyd Eiclienberg- er, Gordon Schmidt, Lyle Anderson, Tanker Johnson, Barnard Eichenberger, Junior Pcffermun, Orland Ditsworth, Ernest Eichcnbergcr, Arthur Philbrook and Clyde Priebe. Thomas Hanlfan, coach. LONE KUCK—Vernon Hollistcr. Jesse Blanc-hard, Bernard Genrlch, Merlon Larson, Jack Murlow, Geo. Jiamia, Eugene Angus, Donald Ackerman, John Hprunk und Raymond Laubs. V, V. Frye, superintendent. HENEC'A—Vernon IJotson, James Johnson, Kenneth Bollig, Philip Looft, Leltoy Klein, Uoy Homan, Merlin Dotson, Merlon McKean, Uurlyle Hansen und Donald Bollig. F. E. Slagie, superintendent. LAKOTA—Verdean liaum, Paul Ukena, Herman liippentrop, Richard Peterson, Jim Ley, Fred Tumen, Pete Wallers, Glen Klocke, Kenneth Patterson and Bill Smith. Andy Anderson, coach. I-'ENl'ON—Robin Geronsin, eapL; Mervin Priebe, Raymond Gramenz, John Schmidt, Fred Greinert, Verlin Espe, Ernest Skare, Donald Berge.son, Ervin Voltler and Ver- iion Ohm. V. J. Tut urn, coach. M'VEKNE—Merlin Baker, Donold Bowman, Daryl Burtis, Raymond Legler, Merle Thompson, Howard Eggleston, Gail Stoddard, Roy Nygaurd, Robert Chapman, Richard Smith, Robert Surby (10 to be seltscled). C. C. Smith, coach. TITONKA—Hansen, Hippentrop, French, Doege, Callies, Tryon, Huber, Btttt, Bruns, Andrews and Rick- It; fs. LEDYAJtl)—Thompson, Bauman, BJo/ne, Anderson. Busch or Garry McDonald, B., McDonald, J., Warner, H., Priebe. H. M. Granner, coach. Meeting Changed Tlie home project trainuig school lor Cresco and Rivcrdale townships, scheduled for this coming Friday, Jan. 28th at the home of Mrs. R. V. Fitch, will be held instead at tue home of Mrs. Ben Potter in Algona, sujjji; date a.'id lime. Infant Daughter Dies Fenton: Mr. and Mrs. Homer Bronsen. southwest of Fenton, mourn the death of a (our ai»d one- half month old daughter^ Janet Nadine. who died Sunday after a few days of pneumonia. The futt- J! u-aa held Wednesday ut Booae. Kunkels In Home St Hciudnt: 'I he Kunkel family has mowd in the Fred Mulert liome in Si Bi-mdK t. We can all Hi,it Iliey ait very glad to be settling dmvu ayam after two Weeks of being scattered about. Swea City Girl 111 iSwc.i City: Dorothy the eight yv.u- uUt daughter ul Mr. and Mrs. John Kylun, was operates! ou for apueiidicillj last Tuesday i

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