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ANNUAL MEETING OF CREAMERIES - HELM TOWNS Lone Bock, West Bend and Whittemore Groups Hold Elections Three annual creamery meetings at various points, were reported by Upper Des Moines correspondents aa follows. GROSS, MARLOW REFLECTED LONE ROCK DIRECTORS Lone Rock: C. M. Gross and H. H. Marlow were reelected directors for three years of the Lone Rock Farmers' Creamery company, Tuesday of last week, for a term of three years. A total of 123,677 pounds of butter was made during the last current year. C. B. Thatcher, West Bend, was the speaker of the day. The boys' sextette from the Lone Rock high school, accompanied by Mrs, Donald Blanchard, gave a very fine musical entertainment. WEST BEND OPENS NEW LOCKER PLANT West Bend: The Farmers' Creamery Company held Its annual meet- Ing at the high school, Saturday. The formal opening of the new locker plant was also observed. Charles Thatcher, president, was in charge at the meeting. Dr. P. O. Dorweller, and Joe Amdahl were other local speakers. Prizes in cream scoring went to Angelina Dahlhauser, first, Mrs. Will Montag, second, and Marjorle Jennings, third for women; and to Bmil Tock, first, Benton Carter, second, and Roy Jennings, third, for men. 4STH ANNUAL MEETING OF WHITTEMORE CO-OP. Whittemore: The 45th meeting of the Whittemore Farmers Creamery was held Saturday In Hlggtns hall. August Vaudt, president, called the meeting to order, and reports were read by M. W. Fandel, secretary, and Ralph Bartlett, manager. The creamery showed a net gain over last year. Prizes were awarded to a number of patrons, Frank Lud •wig. Bob Gengler and Martin Bonnstetter. Frank Kollasch and Joe Loebach were elected to succeed themselves as directors. August Vaudt Is president; Loebach, vice president; M. W. Fandel, secretary and treasurer; C. W. Elbert, Tom Ford and Frank Kollasch, directors, and R. A. Bartlett, operator and manager. Ninety-five shareholders were present. A vote on building a cold stor age locker plant was taken, and voted dwon, 59 to 38. Herman Lauck was the successful bidder for buttermilk. 200 R. F. D. Carriers About 200 rural letter carriers from the eighth district, and members of the carriers' auxiliary, will convene In Algona, next Tuesday, Feb. 22, for the annurl meeting of the organization. Sessions will begin at 9:30 a. m., In the high school auditorium, and continue through the day, with a luncheon scheduled at noon at the Hotel Algona. Speakers on the morning program are Rev. F. E. Burgess, Mayor Carl Specht. O. S. Relley of the Chamber of Commerce, John Wheelock, Mrs. Lloyd Schenck, Mrs. Herman Bode and Clarence Bond. The first four named will deliver addresses of welcome on behalf of the community. In the afternoon, the program will open with selections by Glen Raney's orchestra, followed by program numbers offered by Ed Genrlch, J. D. Lowe, Pauline Zender, Don Hutchins, pupils of Miss Bernice Stock and the Junior Chambers of Commerce chorus. -Barbara Schroeder Granted Divorce Barbara Schroeder was granted a divorce from Carl Schroeder in district court, Friday, by Judge James DeLand. She charged adul- try. N The couple were married at Bancroft, January 19th, 1920. They have three children, and have not been living together since August 1, 1937. The court granted her a monthly stipend of $25 to care for her family, and custody of the children. HOGS Best light butch., 140-160 $7.00-7.50 Best light butch., 160-180 .. 7.50-8.00 Best light butch., 180-220 .. 8.00-8.18 Best light butch., 220-260 7.8:. Med. heavy, 250-270 7.B6 Med. heavy, 270-290 7.28 Med. heavy, 290-328 7.00 Butcher*, 326-360 6.70 Butchers, 380-400 6.40 - Packing sows, 276-350 6.30 Packing sows, 380-400 6.00-6.20 Packing sows. 400-800 6.80-6.00 CATTLE Veal calves Canners and cutters Stock steers Fat yearlings Fat steers Bulls Fat cows GRAIN No. 3 mixed corn No. 3 white corn No. 3 yellow corn No. 2 white outs Barley, No. 3 EGGS Hennerys No. 1 • No. 3 Cash cream— No. 1 No. 2 Sweet • POULTRY Hens, over 6 Jbs Hem, 4 to 6 Ibs Hens, under 4 lb» Leghorn hens Coclcc, under 4& Cocka, over 4V4 Stags, heavy breeds ... Stags, Leghorn Geese, live 1(w ° Market* subject to change by the time of publication. Established 1865 ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 1938 Eight Pa EPS 'VOL. :!7.—NO. 7 Grandfather of Girl is Third to Plead Guilty- Gets 10 Year Ten Kossuth Farmers Win Corn Show Honors Kossuth county's corn producers raised a goodly collection of ribbons, as winners in the 38th annual state corn show, just completed at Ames. The show was held Feb. 7th to 10th. Winners In the various classes from Kossuth county were as follow: Northern section, amateur 10 ears, corn class, any variety: first, Frank Melne, Whittemore; second, Frank Sanford, LuVerne; third, Arnold Melne, Whittemofe. Ten ears, professions! class: first and sweepstakes, E. R. Mawdsley, Irvlngton; fifth, Fred Gelfcel, Irv- Ington; sixth, A. B. Schenck, AI- gona; seventh, A. L. Look, Lu- Verne. Ten ears, smooth class, any variety: fourth, Fred Gelgel, Irvington; sixth, A. L. Look, LuVerne. Thirty ears, any variety: third, E. R. Mawdsley, Irvlngton; fourth, Frank Sanford, LuVerne; fifth, Fred Gelgel, Irvlngton; sixth, Arnold Melne, Whittemore; seventh, E. R. Mawdsley, Irvlngton; ninth, A. L. Look, LuVerne. The heaviest ear of corn in the state show weighed one pound and seven ounce*, and was shown by John Thorn, New London, Iowa. The longest ear of corn measured 12% inches, and was shown by Ryle Mo Kee, Carlisle, Iowa. The show was one of the largest in state history, due to the great number of hybrid exhibits. Charity Ball Guests to See Historical Pageant Nine Sketches Will Be Special Surprise for Guests, Feb. 21 6.00-8.00 2.75-3.50 6.00-6.60 6.80-6.00 6.60-7.00 4.50-6.20 3.60-4.60 $.42 % 44H- 43 26 43 16c 16c 12c 30c 28c 31c 14c 140 Uc lie "!!!.''''"ioc 13c IOC lOc Charity ball patrons and dancers, will be offered as a special attraction, next Monday evening, Feb. 21st, In Bryant school auditorium, a panorama of nine scenes, depicting the growth of Kossuth county. As this Is the centennial year of Algona as a territory, the scenes will be especially appropriate, Reports are that about ISO tickets have thus far been sold. The centennial scenes, which Will be presented starting at 10:30 p. m., are grouped as follows, with characters Insofar as they are available. Scene I—Dated in 1838, portraying Indians in the county. Scene 2—Dated 1864, recalling the first surveyors. Scene 3—Dated 1854, depicting the first white settlers, the Call brothers, and the founding of Gopher College, in 1857. Scene 4—Dated 1865, portraying Civil War homecoming of soldiers. Scene IV—Dated 1872, depleting » qulltlng-bee, and bulldtqg of pree- «*tablTshntent of state teachers college, split In opinion about dividing the county, and seriousness of the grasshopper plague. Scene 7—Dated 1898, scene show- Ing homecoming of Spanish Wai veterans. Presented by Mi-, ami Mrs. Charles Taylor, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Wllley and E. J. Van Ness The men are all Spanish War veterans. Scene 8-Dated 1919, homecoming of World War veterans. Scene 9-Dated 1938, finale, with "Big Apple" chorus, by Catherine Stewart. Betty Scanlon, Mildred Pratt, Dorothea Bjustrom, Dick Post, Bob McCullough. Melvin Miner and Jim Merryman. P.O. Schedule For February 22 Because next Tuesday, Feb. 22, In Washington's birthday, and thus a holiday so far aa government agencies are concerned, the next issue of The ..Upper Den Motnes will not be delivered In Algona until Wednesday morning, next week. Paper* will probably be In the pontofflcc boxes in the afternoon, however. W. W. Sullivan, postmaster, •tates that the general delivery window of the Algona postoffice will be open from 9:80 a. m. to 10 a. m., Tuesday, Feb. 22. There will be no residence delivery but there will be one business delivery in the morning. All incoming and outgoing mail will be handled and dispatched aa usual. Sportsmen, Lone Rock To Meet Thursday The Lone Rock unit of the Kossuth conservation league will hold Its annual meeting, Thursday evening, Feb. 17th. H. E. Pratt of Fort Dodge will show 40 minutes of moving pictures on hunting and fishing in the north woods, taken by himself. Lunch will be served following the meeting and folks interested in conservation whether members of Lone Rock unit or other units, are cordially invited to attend this gathering. Lowe Attending Baltimore Meeting J. D. Lowe, secretary of the Kossuth Conservation League and president of the Iowa Wildlife Federation, left Saturady night for Baltimore, Maryland, to attend the annual meeting of the National Wildlife Federation. He was persuaded to take the trip by directors of the county conservation league. The convention will last four days. Last year, Mr. Lowe attended the same national convention, held then In Washington, D. C. Because the Kossuth county league has played such an important part In conservation work, and acted as a leader in county organization work, the director* felt that it was advisable for Kossuth to again be represented. Jirnmie Only 73; Dances Irish Jig Jimmie Neville was 73 years young Monday, and while hundreds jammed hi* store to enjoy refreshments and entertainment, nobody was having any better time than the host, Jimmie, himself. It waa the big day of the year. Jimmie fairly danced an Irish jig of joy. With an orchestra furnishing music, Mra. George Shaddick playing mouth organ selections, and two pretty little girls, Harriett and lolu Schoby, dancing solo numbers, the occasion waa another epic milestone on a remarkable career of a remarkable man. Legion to Swea Oity The regular montbly meeting of the Kossuth Legion and Auxiliary v/ill be held at Swea City, Thursday evening, Feb. IT, at 8 p. m. A food program, speakers and a lunch are promised. J. L. Miller, Titonka, county commander, urges a good attendance. RITES THURSDAY FORMRS.BOCKES Husband, Daughter Survive Mrs. Harold M. Bockes passed away at her home, Monday evening, after an illness of about two years from bacterial endocarditis. Susie Louise, daughter of Eva and Henry Arend, was born on a farm near Algona, January 29, 1897, having passed her 41st birthday a few days ago. In 1918 she moved to Algona with her parents, and began clerking in the Latimer Bros, store, later clerking for Christensen Bros, for eight years. On August 5, 1929, she was united in marriage to Harold M. Bockes. She leaves to mourn her loss be- fcide her husband, Judith Kay, five years old, six sisters and three brothers, Mary, Nellis, Remsen; Margaret Hllbert, Wesley; Barbara Studer, Veiden, Manitoba, Canada; Caroline Gilmore, San Fransisco, California; Rose and Christine of Algona; John, St. Benedict; Peter and Mike of Burt; beside many relatives and a host of friends. Susie, as she was known to everyone, was of a cheerful and loving disposition. Even during her long Illness she was happy, always greeting her friends with a smile with never a word of her intense suffering. Funeral services were held on Thursday morning at 9:30 from St. Cecelia's church with Father Ahman in charge. Interment was in Mount Calvary cemetery. Those from out of town attending were: Mrs Mary Nillis and family, and Henry Stoos, Remsen. Mrs. J. P. Krauze, Granvllle; Mrs. Lena Parsons, Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Parsons, Humboldt; Miss Dorothy Bockes, R. R. Kilpatrlck, Des Moines; Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Hale Cedar Rapids; Paul Duffy, Fort Dodge and Art Lee. Carroll. Casket bearers were six nephews, Paul, Richard, Duane, Edward, Roman Arend and Milford Hilbert. She was a member of Christian Mothers' Sodality of Remsen, V. F. W. Auxiliary and also the Legion Auxiliary. Many beautiful floral tributes were received and deeply appreciated by the family. C. R. Schoby Gives Talk on Trip South C. R. Schoby, prominent Kossuth farmer, spoke before the Algona Rotary club, Monday noon, relating details of a recent trip he and his family took into the southern states. Particularly interested in southern agriculture, Mr. Schoby related means and methods used by the sugar cane raisers In Louisiana, and rice growers in Texas. He also drew a comparison between cattle of the south and north, and their various differences in breeding and crossing. Burt Editor, HI, Taken to Hospital Burt: J. G. Thaves, editor of the Burt Monitor, who has been in poof health for some time, was taken to the Kossutb hospital at Algona last week Monday for treatments. The same day, J. P. Trunkhill, Portland township farmer, was taken to the some hospital and operated on for obstruction of the bowels. This makes three Burt men, who are patient* in thi* hospital, the third baiug the Rev. Tboburn Speichftr. MORE ASPIRE TO OFFICE IN COUNTYBALLOT Several New Candidates Announce; Kohlhaas, Cosgrove to Bun Politics warmed up considerably the past week, with several more Kossuth county candidates announcing themselves for office. ""Although there are as yet, few candidates other than the Incumbents seeking the courthouse elective posts, Indications point to at least several spirited supervisor campaigns. All districts except the fifth will ballot on supervisor this year. In the fourth district, two candidates have already announced and taken out nomination papers, seeking the post now held by Charles Morris. L. J. Kockler, Bancroft, ii a candidate on the republican ticket, and • ^ - tadijey, atad of ~ " seek reelection. Will Cosgrove, Incumbent from the third district, has annnunce< himself as a candidate for reelection, and Wm. Schram has als3-«n- nounced on the opposite ticket from Cosgrove. Phil Kohlhaas, present member of the legislature, has announced his candidacy for reelection, on the democratic ticket, and it waa understood that Charles Ostwlnkle of Algona, also a democrat, would neck either the legislative nomination, or that of clerk of court, the latter office now being held by Mrs. E, J. McEvoy, who is a candidate for reelection. Only one republican, Carlyle Becker, has announced for nomln atlon to county office. He seeks the nomination for county recorder. J. J. Dooley, democratic incumbent, will also be a candidate for reelection. Story Covering Ik Period of 7 Years Bevealed Fog, Mist Cause Hazardous Road, Motor Conditions Fog and mint made driving hazardous, and roads and sidewalks slippery, in these parts, during the past week. However, a new cold wdve drove temperatures down the fore part of this week, after barely freezing weather. Week's temperatures: Date High Low Prec. Feb. 7 40 10 Feb. 8 44 20 Feb. 9 38 16 Feb. 10 28 13 trace Feb. U , 32 26 trace Feb. 12 37 20 trace Feb. 13 44 19 Feb. 14 0 The days indicated aa having a trace of moisture were those on which fog and some rain was recorded. Triple Tie Still In Bowling Loop A triple tie for second place still held good, yesterday, in Barry's bowling league, with the Bkelly team riding along two full games ahead in first place. Standings Monday: Team W Skelly 33 Irvington 31 Titnoka 31 Courthouse 31 Phillips 28 Wesley 25 28 Flowers 21 30 Burt : 21 30 LuVerne 20 31 Jr. C. of C IS 34 The results of the next week or two may determine the title winner for the season. L Pet. 18 .647 20 .608 20 .60S .608 .849 .490 .412 .412 .392 .294 20 23 2 Wedding Licenses Two wedding licenses were granted in the office of the clerk of court, since last Thursday. They were to John Van Hove, Titonka, and Williamina Giddings, Burt, February 14th; and to Henry Harms, Jr., of West Bend, wnd Vera Bernau, West Bend, February nth. It'a U. S. Clothing A warning from C. C. C officials at Bancroft, that all clothing Issued to C. C. C. enrollees is property ot the V. 8, government, and that unlawful appropriation of same will bring criminal prosecution, A 57-year-old Algona man, Ed ''osnaugh, went before Judge James )eLand, last Thursday afternoon In Cossuth district court, and entered i plea of guilty to a charge of statutory rape. He was sentenced to an ndeterminate sentence of not ex- eeding 10 years. The plea of guilty, and the scn- ence climaxes one of the most lur- d stories of Inter-family relations n Kossuth county history. Delbert Fosnaugh, a son of Ed. nd step-father of a 16 year-old Irl, who figures In the case, and 3an Taylor, a farm hand, were irevlously sentenced on the same harge, as reported last week. Started at Age of Nine In the files of the case, testimony evealn that the girl first became ntimately acquainted with Ed Fos- laugh, the grandfather by mar rise, when she was nine years of ge. The relationship continued for everal years. Then when the girl was 14 years Id, her step-father also became In- Imate with her. Taylor's entry in- o the picture occurred four or five nontris ago. Npw the girl is pregnrtnt, and aternity of the unborn child Is o muddled question. First Denied Guilt The' elderly man hnd been 111 for ome time, and Sheriff Casey Loss ind withheld the serving of the warrant until he was able to get up. 'hen one day last week, the elder Fosnaugh walked Into the sheriff's iffioe and asked If it would be all •ight for him to go out of the county in a visit. Sheriff Loss promptly locked him up. Several days of questioning failed o break down Fosnaugh's story hat he knew nothing about the girl. Finally, however, when con- ronted with the testimony of his own son that such had been happen- ng, he admitted his guilt, and enter- id an immediate plea. Taylor started serving his term ast Wednesday. Delbert was being held in jail here aa a witness against his father. , . Reduced Rate in New Golf Setup The Board of Directors of th Algona Country Club met Feb. 10th for the purpose of outlining 'the program for the coming season ant ippointihg various committees The dues for the forthcoming sea- on were set as follows: storkhoM- ng members, $20.00; club privilege members, $25.00; junior members any one under 21), $5.00; from 21 o 24, $10.00; family membership for non-resident, $18.00; non-resident golf playing membership, $10.00. For the first time in the history of the club the Board of Directors has made a bid by these last two special memberships for out of town members and have made it possible for people living in the adjoining small towns and farmers from the country to play golf and to enjoy the privileges of the club by either paying gre'en fees of oOc week days and 76c Sunday and holidays or by joining the club at a reduced rate. The directors provided further that a non-resident shall be any person who lives outside a five mile radius of the city of Algona. A number of improvements lu've been planned consisting of a new water system and several bent gruss greens. Call Kossuth Safety Meeting, Feb. 24th Phil H. Sproul, secretary of the Iowa Safety council, and John Hattery, chief of the Iowa Highway patrol, both of Des Moines, will be the chief speakers at the second annual Kossuth Safety Council meeting, scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 24th, at the high school. Officers for the ensuing year will also be elected. Membership the past year totaled 300, and the organization hopes for 500 this year, R. H. Miller, president of the group, states. ALGONA EDGES SWEA CITY IN FINAL MINUTE Ball Bolls Around Ring, As Gun Sounds For Victory, 29-27 COUNTY TEAMS TO SECTIONAL CONTEST Swea City's cage team lost by a hair, on the Algona court, last Friday night, when it dropped a nip and tuck game, 29 to 27, In the final seconds of play. The visitors went into the final quarter in the lead, and only a trio of baskets by Lynk In the last minute put Algona ahead. Even then, just as the gun sounded, a Swea City shot rolled around* the edge of the Algona hoop, but dropped outside of the net, and the game was over. Krumm of Swea City quint, paced his team with five goals, while McNeil! led the Algona scoring, followed closely by Lynk. Algona has one more conference game with Hampton and then enters the sectional tournament at Livermore. Having drawn a bye In class "A", the Bulldogs will play the winner of the Clarion-Livermore game, for the right to enter the district meet. The Algona-Swea City game was about as exciting aa a spectator could ask for, and a fitting wind-up to the home season. The Alponn second team also won in a preliminary game, from the Swea City seconds. 25 to 13. Summary: Swea City <27> Fg Ft Pf Bilsborough 3 2 0 Fagcrlund 0 0 1 Krumm 5 0 3 Pehrson 110 Griffith 3 0 3 Skromme 0 0 1 Algona (29) Muckey Michel Lynk WiUaason .. Miller McNelll 12 3 B Fg Ft Pf 030 2 0 0 1 3 ....0 ....4 0 ....2 ....4 Sudden Death of Frank Green, City Marsha], A Shock Frank Green Frank W. Green, Algona Chief of Police, dropped dead suddenly Saturday afternoon In the sheriff's office. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon. Drops Dead in Sheriff's Office, Saturday; Bites Held Monday HAD PLANNED ON ENTERING HOSPITAL 10 9 6 forth* sectlo At Buffalo Center— Class "A": Buffalo Center vs For est City; Swea City draws a bye and Thompson plays Tltonka. Class "B": Bancroft vs. Grant; Ledyard, bye. At Garner: Ventura vs. Wesley In class "B". At Llvermore: Algonn, bye. class "A"; class "B". Bode vs. Burl; Ken ton, bye; Lone Rock, bye; LuVerne by; Seneca va. Thor; Whittemore plnys at Gllmore City in class "H" Whittemore Has Business Changes Past Few Days Whittemore: There wus quite n little business transacted liiHt week in Whittemore, Mrs. Ringler sold her residence to Edward Mosbach, John Van Helse sold his gas station to Frank Balgeman who will move It to West Bend In the near future, Lloyd Wllkenson sold his cafe and beer parlor to Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Kee of Gilmore City and Kelvin Hecnley of West Bend. The Semon recreation parlor was sold and the deal will be closed in the near future. Former Bancroft Resident is Dead Swea City: Mrs. Anna Larson received u wire from Corvalllsy Oregon, Tuesday, telling of the pausing of her cousin, John A. Hexell. Mr. Bexell lived neiir Bancroft several years and was a brother of the lute August Johnson who lived at Hun- croft and Seneca for many years and was well known throughout the county. Home Badly Damaged by Fire. Monday One of the most serious home tires in nome time, practically destroyed the roof unil upper story of the Lloyd Wvllendurf i>oinr, on South .Minnesota street, .Monday afternoon. Firemen luul to string u hone line some 600 or 700 yards, to get tu thf lire. Mrs. Wdlendorf and the children were in the house, when sin 1 happened to look out the window and saw smoke rolling Into u nearby ravine. Wondering where it came from, biie \ivnt outside, tuid discovert cl (hat the cutlre roof \va.< in flames. The house is about two blocks from the regular lifKh- wuy, and no pututersby had noticed it from that dUtunee. Lloyd woo downtown ut tin- time. Tlie roof was practically burned off, aud considerable damage from smoke and water occurred. Mrs. Welleudort »tated that she believed the lo»» wtu» covered by insurance. Revoke Beer Permit of Fenton Tavern Fentou: Fenton's city council revoked the license to sell beer of the Boyken cufe, last week. Officials auid the license would not be issued to anyone else in the same building until a year from date of revocation, and also served notice on all taverns in Fenton that beer could lint be sold or served in any part of a building not plainly visible from the street, according to law. Mr. and Mrs. Boyken cume to Fenton in November, 1936, from Titonka, and purchased the former Dcmpsey cufe. They also own a home in Fenton. Town officials suid the license was revoked because of diborderly conduct in their place of business. Old Resident Dies Mrs. Leonora NagR- free, 88, an early pioneer of Kossuth county, passed nwuy at the home of her son, Harry, at Riverside, California, recently, word from that state informs us. Mrs. ('tee moved with her family to Algona in 18U3, and in 1885 they moved to California. Her son, Harry, is news editor of the Riverside Daily Press, Riverside, Culif Wesley Gets Revenge Wesley high gained revenue on St. Cecelia's Academy of Altfonu, by defeating the lultcr on the Wesley court, Friday, 3ti to IK Krr.us and Bottom led VVusli-y'a team, while Bcstenk'hner und Nelson starred for Algona. The Wesley girls ulso won, 27 to 20. 2 FARM SALES THIS WEEK FOR KOSSUTH COUNTY Bleich's on Wednesday, Big Kuhlmann Sale on Thursday New farm sales announced this week are as follows: Wednesday, Feb. 16th: Herman Blelch, four miles east and five and one-half north of Algona, starting i>t one o'clock, 9 head horses. mann, two mile* south of Irvlngton, at 1 p. m. sharp. Seventy-two head of livestock. Including seven horses and colts. 4,1 milk cows, calves and bulls, nnd n full line of furm machinery. Complete details of thi.s sale will be found elsewhere In today's issue of the paper. Monday, Feb. 21—C. E. Swanson, located 8 miles south, and 4 east of Algona, or .') miles west and •'( north of LuVerne, complete farm Hale, an listed in detail in today'tf paper. Tuesday, Feb. 22 -W. O. Dunlap, located 5 miles east, 2'i south of Algona, or 3 west and 1 '-a aouth of 3t. Benedict. Complete details in today's paper. Burt R. R. Crossing Tragedy Averted Burt: The railroad crossing north of Burt, where five young men were recently killed, narrowly escaped lng the scene of another serious accident, Thursday evening of last week when u Minneapolis Milling 7o. truck driver was obliged to take the ditch to avoid hitting a freight train. The truck was going north. The driver -saw the train, but was unable to stop on account of the icy con (iition of the pavement. He escaped injury but the truck waa dam uged somewhat and brought to the Schruder garage for repairs. Frank W. Green, Algonn city marshal, dropped dead in the Kossuth sheriff's office, at 4 p. m., last Saturday. Mr. Green was 67 years of age, and his death was one of the severest shocks to the community In many months. Known to thousands, widely liked and generally popular, the Algona city marshal had not been feeling well, Saturday, but close friends had no idea he was in such precarious health. However, W. E. McDonald and Sheriff Loss, were urging him to take a trip to Iowa City to have n complete check-up, and at the time of his death Mr. Green was filling out a required entrance blank for the Iowa City hospital. Drops From Stool Deputy Sheriff Art Cogley and Mr. Green were In the sheriff's office. Cogley had his back turned, nnd heard a thud on the floor. Frank had fallen from the stool on which he was sitting, nnd died Instantly. Mr. Green wns born In York, Pa., Feb. 3, 1871. He had been a resident of the state of Iowa for 20 years, and of Kossuth county for 12 years. He farmed for n time near here, nnd then after moving to Algona, handled Insurance for about a year. At that time he was appointed as a city police officer, and between six nnd »even years ago was appointed city marshal, which post he had held in an efficient manner since that time. Service* Held Monday Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the local Methodist church, with Rev. F. E. Burgess) in charge, at 2:30 o'clock. Mr. Green was a member of the Masonic lodge, Blue lodge, and ob»pter,jmd alao of ttw Command- _ the Masonic ritual wtuWfrmf with Charles Chubb in charge of the beautiful ceremony. Casket bearers were old friends. They were Ed Hough. W. H. Freeman, Ed Bartlett. Herman Wise, Glenn Shore and D. D. Paxson. Mrs. A. E. Michel presented a vocal solo at the church services, accompanied at the church organ by Mrs. Donald Hutchlns. Her selection was "Abide with Me." Widow, 4 Children Survive Mourning the departure of their beloved husband and father, are Mrs. Green, nnd four children: Mrs. E. E. Alger (Nelly) of Newton, I own; Albert Green of Omaha; Mrs. John Higbee (Sadie) of Omaha, and Frank E. of Algona. A thronged church attested to the high regard with which Mr. Green was held, and a host of friends and neighbors join with the family In their sorrow at an irreparable loss. NO APPOINTMENT TO VACANCY .MADE Mayor C. F. Specht stated Monday that no appointment as city marshal to succeed Mr. Green would be made for several days. New Dentist Moves To Whittemore Whim-more: Dr. H. C. Aillard of Den Moine.s opened an office here last week. Tills will give Whittemore u resident dentist, which it has been without since Dr. Smith moved to Clinton. The new dentist moved into the office vacated by Dr. Smith ovei the Elbert harness shop. Dr. Aillurd comes well recommended, wus a graduate of 1922 in Des Moines, and since that time he has prattled in that city and has a large territory in this community and should be kept busy. 26 Guests at Ed Chambers Fuirview-Corwith: Twenty-six people were served dinner at the home of Mr. und Mrs. Ed Chambers Wednesday noon. The fr'airview circle met at the Chambers home und invited their husbands us the guests. The Hev. and Mrs. Hiller of Corwith. Miss Cluru Rcclur, Albert Murriuni of Fail-view. Mrs Burlingamt* and Miss Ada Mcrnani of Algona were guests. Burt Wins Two Of 3 Mat Bouts Portland: Supt. und Mrs. M. C Bowie. Burt. took three high school boys to Clarion Friday night fur wrestlina- Wilfred WolU lost by a fall. Harold Weiske won by a full and George Becker won by u decision. LuVerne Club Meets LuVerne: The February meeting of the Community club was held Monday night. Feb. 1-ilh. Plans were discussed for projects in the coming year. C'. B. Huff was chair- of the program committee 1 . A. L. Look Elected Grain Ass'n Head LuVerne: A. L. Look of LuVerne wus elected vice president of the Iowa Corn and Small Grain Growers' Ass'n., at a recent meeting, for district two, which includes Kos- Mith, Wlnnfcbago, Cerro Gordo, Worth, Hancock, Floyd and Mitchell counties. He also attended the state corn show held at Ames, and us shown elsewhere, was a consistent winner of awards. McGuires Get Contract McGuire Brothers of Algona were* awarded the contract for grading: u stretch from Emmetsburg west to the Emmet county line, 9.3,'t miles, Jan. 18th. The road is part of highway 18, and is to be paved after being graded AJLtiONA AJUVKRTISERS' DIKKCTOKY PAGE TWO K * H. Co-Op. Oil Co. Jimmie Neville Edward Capesius PAGE THREE Kresensky's Creenberg Auto Supply Security State Bank , Hoenk Motor Service Algona Ins Agency PAGE FOUH Call Theatre Richardson's Morrison Beauty Shop Kossuth Motor Co. Christensen Bros. Long's Kuesly Lbr. Co. PAGE FIVE Hood's Grocery lowu Theatre H. M. Colwell F. S. Norton & Son Cloptcu. Tailor PAGE SIX Kent Motor CV Elk Cleaners Brov/nell's PAGE EIGHT Botsford Lbr Co. Cliriscliilles Store Hub Clothiers A. &. P. Store C. O. Riddle

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