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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 15, 1938
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Rewrites Of Ntwi! From L«»» Thursday 1 ! . Kotiuth County Advance W. A. LORENZ, Ralph Mledke, W. F. Steele and C. H. Williams were named as directors of the Chamber of Commerce, to serve three years, at the annual meeting, held Tuesday evening of last week. AH of the directors except Steele are new men on the board. Some 880 attended. Entertainment included group singing, dance numbers presented by Rosalie Swanson, Donnle McCorkle, Shirley EI- beft and Miss Bernlce Stock, and the first appearance of the Junior Chamber of Commerce men's glee club. Cullen Wright of Omaha delivered an oration to wind up the evening. • * * THE "SIOUX" evening eastbound Milwaukee passenger, will leave Algona at 8:57 instead of 7:57 p. m. from now on. The arrival time of the morning train, west' bound, remains at 6:12 a. m. : • • • MEMBERS of the Algona high school basketball team were treated to the semi-finals and finals of the state high school basketball tourn ament at Des Molnes, Saturday through arrangements made by th Junior Chamber of Commerce, with the help of Individual donations. Th< trip was In the nature of a post season reward for the exceptiona showing of the locals, the best in many years. ... .... „•:•?:••.'':•'.;•'•'•""•' H. W. itDlJLlDR waa named chair •Wan of fl new organization, to be known as "Algona Charities," formed tat- week to administer funds received from the Charity Ball Others In the group are T. C. Hutchison, G. W. Stlltman, H. M. Hauberg and X. O. Norton. A balance of {435 wax left from proceeds of the ball after deduction of all expenses. Special tribute was paid Antone Johnson, who as head of the ticket sales committee devoted nearly full time for two weeks to seeing that the event was a financial success. • • 9 \V. D. MC Ct'IXOUGH, Livermore, died last Thursday, 11 days after the death of his wife. He was 84 years old. Funeral services were held Saturday. • « • FENTON TELEPHONE Co. elections resulted In reelection of Dr. J. T. Waite. president and director. 73. A. Hunkamp. vice president ai:<3 director, M. EX, Hernipn Krause and Walter Ohm, directors, and G. W. Newel, secretary and treasurer. • * • MR. AND MRS. Fred Jennings, Burl, were honored by relatives at a dinner, last week, on their silver wedding anniversary date. Algona HISTORICAL DEPT. 1 Hfctabtislierl 1H«5 AL<J()NA. IOWA, Tt ; KKF)AV7MAKriflo,lfttS Ten Pages VOL. :',7. NO. 11 FIRE SWEEPS ALGONA STORE, OFFICES Don't Pet, Speaker Tells School For Brides Audience at Burt Seek Drunken Driver After Algona, Crash ., . FWao day. In the eotriity'Jatf; with ten day» of the sentence suspended, fay Just- Ice P. A. Danson. Monday afternoon, on a charge of drunkenness, which grew out of an automobile collision, Saturday night, in which several local folks riding in the car of Alwin Hucnhold. driven by Mrs. Huenhold. was struck by a hit and run driver. Paden wns In the second machine. He claimed thnt he did not know who he was with, due to his high state of intoxication, and thnt he was sleeping at the time of the crash. He then awoke, and got out of the car. As he did. the other men drove away and left him. The Huenhold machine was quite badly damaged, but fortunately nobody was Injured. Sheriff Casey Loss was working on the case. Monday, and In hopes of finding the driver of the second machine. Paden said he met the men at Emmetsburg. where he had been on a big drinking spree, and had no Idea he was In Algona until he woke up In jail Sunday morning. Stewart Leases Champlin Station George J. Stewart has leased the Champlin station which has been operated the past five years by L. E. Hovey. He has taken possession and will have James Elbert as service man and assistant. Mr. Stewart was previously a salesman for the Klassie Motor Co. HOGS Best light butch., 140-160 Best light butch., 100-180 Best light butch., 180220 Best light butch., 22-280 Med. heavy, 260-270 Med. heavy, 270-290 Med. heavy, 290-325 Butchers, 325-350 Butchers, 350-400 Packing sows, 275-8SO Packing sows, 350-400 Packing sows, 400-500 CATTLE Canners and cutters Veal calves Stock steers Fat yearlings Kat steers Bulls Fat cows UKA1N No. 3 mixed corn No. 3 white corn No. 3 yellow corn No. 2 white oats Barley, No. 3 EGGS Hennerys No. 1 No. 2 Cash cream — No. 1 Mo. 2 Sweet $8.00-8.60 .8.50-8.76 8.80-9.00 8.90 8.80 8.70 8.60 8.60 8.25 7.80 7.60 7.40 $2.50-3.75 6.00-8.00 5.00-7.00 . 6.0-6.60 7.00-7.60 4.50-5.50 4.00-5.00 ...$.4i l .i .44 .42 .21 ' .89 Itc 31 c 2tlc 32c H«as, over 5 Ibs H*ns, 4 to 5 Ibs. Hens, under 4 Ibs Leghorn hen» Cocks, under tfe Cocks, ov«r **» SUgf, heavy Stags, Ligbirns Qe«»«, Uv« ............................... Duck*. Uve Markets subject to change time of publication. 13'/xC 13«!C 10 'ic lO^io ....... 8c ....... lOc 12'nC lOc lOc by the Advise Medical Examination for Those About To Wed OVER 300 ENJOY KOSSUTH SESSION Burt: With between 300 ?nd 350 women and girls in attendance, th* "School for Brides", sponsored by the Kossuth County Federation of Women's clubs, waa held at the Burt school auditorium, Saturday, at an all-day session. The audience heard Dr. Ruth Wolcott, Spirit Lake, advocate physical examinations for both men and wo men before marriage, to Insure n happier married life. Dr. Wolcot.t also urged that brides-to-be fully obtain all necessary information with regard to the physical side "f mnrrlage relations. Registrations from Irvington. Algona, Burt, Whittemore. Ringsted, Wesley. Lnkota, Swen City. Fenton, Lone Rock, Garner, Sac City. I-'n Grove. Humboldt, Bancroft, Tlton- fca and West Bend were reported by Mrs. Mary Woodward of Whittemore, county club president. Dr. Earl Roadman, president of Mornlngside college. Sioux City, In his talk on the "Spiritual Side of Married Life," urged girls to refrain from promiscuous "petting." He assured them that married life would be far more satisfactory If they did. nnd that trrte companionship between father and son. mother and daughter, would lend to congenial family relationships. Other talks were given by Mrs. A. Schenck of Algona, Mrs. Ben Todd of Ida Grove and Mrs. W. 8. Pritchard of Garner. *A» a climax of'the program, a Ig^hOT^of th drew much merit*4' pralsai Muu Eugenia krtethe also presented sev- ernl very beautiful vocal solos. Dr. Roadman'* arrival was rt»li»VPrt somewhat. Whilp traveling 70 miles an hour betwppn Algonn and Burt In his car. n tire blew out, throwing his machine Into a ditch, but fortunately he uns not Iniurrd. and the delay nf 4!> minutes In tho program wns of little concern, compared wilh his safe arrival eventually. He ndvlsed youne women to consider the yenrs between in nnd 2 r . cs a time of preparation for mar- rlnge of true happiness. At noon, lunch was served by the Burt Woman's club. Music wn* also furnished by the Fentnn 4-H girls, while Mrs. Paul Krlethe accompanied on the piano for mus- cnl numbers. W. A. Foster. Algona, also spoke on the subject of "Gettlns; Your Money's Worth When Buying Furniture." Enough praise could not be given for the women who have worked diligently to present the first "School for Brides" In this section of the state, but judging by the In- 'rnse Interest of the audience, and their warm words of commendation, the affair filled a real need n community life. Thomas Schultz, 68, Died Here Saturday Thomas Schultz. 68, Algona res- dent for the past 10 years, died Saturday at his home here, as a result of ulcers of the stomach, from which he had,suffered for the past six months. Mr. Schultz had been a truck gardener in thU vicinity. Funeral serviced were held Mon- dav at the Baptist church at Hum- joldt, former home of the family. Rev. F. C. Volzke of Algona conducted the services, with Rev. Peterson of Humboldt assisting! Surviving are two children by a Irst marriage, Roy of Garner and Mrs. Margaret Newton of Ladysmith. Wis.. and six children by a second marriage, Mary, Gladys, Lilian. John, Orville and Mrs. Cliff Bjustrom, all of Algona. Mr. Schultz waa born in Denmark, Nov. 18, 1869, and came to America at the age of thirteen. Ho ived at Humboldt for many years, moving to Algona about 10 years ago. Borchardt, Schwartz Elected at Fenton There were 30 votes cast in the Tenton school election Monday. >tto Borchardt was elected taking he place of Chas. Newel, and J. A. Schwartz was releected. Those were the only two openings and the were the only two openings, and the ether board members are G. tl. irause, president, Elmer Weisbrod and Dr. J. A. Mueller. What The Well Dressed Bride Wore in 1870, And Should in 1938—350 Attend "School" at Burt At the "School for Brides", held Saturday at Burt, one of the features of the program was the I bridal style show, modeled by the young ladies in costumes as shown above. They are, from left to right. Betty Foth of Bancroft. Calista Elsbeckcr of Bancroft, Theresa Origer of Whittemore, Mrs John McCarthy of Lnkota, Marilyn Woodward of Whit- temore, Mary Corlne Smith of Whittemore and Patricia Matern of Algona. Miss Eisbecker represented the bride of 1905, Mis* Origer the bride of 1892, and Mrs. McCarthy tho bride of 1870, and the others were dressed in various modern and appropriate bridal costumes for J9C8. < Algona Upper Des Moines newsfoto). After Fire That Swept Second Floor of Quinby Building, Firemen Stifle La«t of Burning Embers » tr. Grade School P. T. A. Meeting Wednesday The March meeting of the elementary grades P. T. A. will be ield at the Bryant school Wednesday, March 16th at 2:30 o'clock. Mr. Raamuison will present a concert by his grade pupil* in instrumental music. - ' '•&:'' Pictured above are the ruins of the Quinby building's second floor, as firemen mopped up and searched the debris for any remaining flames or fire. At the hose line in the picture are Stanley McDonald, Jack Hemphill and C. C. Wright, city firemen. Total loss from the blaze is estimated at from $60,000 to {75,000. Christensen's store on the first floor, and a number of firms with offices on the second floor were heavy losers, along with Ross Quinby. owner of the building, who lives in Los Angeles. California. He was expected to arrive here Wednesday to determine what to do with the building, which will require much work before it can again be occupied. (Algona Upper Des Moines newsr foto, through courtesy of Mason City Globe-Gazette) Alf Kresensky Elected as the New President, Chamber of Commerce A. E. Kresensky, Alpona women'-ready-to-wear merchant, was elected president of the Algona Chamber of Commerce, at an organization meeting of the directors, held Friday evening, at Hotel Algona, following a dinner. Mr. Kresensky succeeds Jo<Bloom, who during the past year has served ably, efficiently and thoroughly, as head of the organization In its second year of activity. W. A. Lorenz was elected vice president, succeeding W. V. Butler. Mr. Kresensky said that a program of activities for the coming year was being worked out. and would he announced soon. Standing committee* for the cornln.? year were also to be selected some time this week. New directors on the beard are Mr. Lorenz, C. R William*, and Three License* To Wed Are Issued Three licenses to wed were issued in the offico of Mrs. E. J. McEvoy. clerk of court, since last Thursday. Bureie O. Davis. Batavia. III., and Doris Colwell. Irvington. were granted a license. Karen 12th. Donald R. Clappc- and Kirl-> Berschman. both of Lakota. obtained a license. March 12. Arthur A. Olsen. Pi-xton. and Rose Jessie McMahon cf Alrona were grunted a license u:i March 10th. 3 Traffic Cases In Justice Court Three minor justice of the peace cases, all centering around traff 1 * violations, were handled in th. court of Delia Welter, justice o' the oeace, the past few d>cfs. Mlllard Thomson. Des Moines. charged with operating a truck without a chauffeur's license, was fined $6 and co*U. Henry Bllyeu, Algoaa, was lined 12 and coats for operating a 'tr without a driver's license, and Virgil Dukes, Bancroft, was fined $1 and SS on the same charge. Ralph Miedke. Other board members are Ralph Miller, C. R. La liarre. Win. Steele. J. D. Lowe. J,,hn Hieser. \V. (j. McCullouRh. M C Norton, and Jim Pool and Mr. Krc- .sensky. A membership drive will be conducted in the near fulure. Pracl- cally all of the local business nnd professional firms now belong. ,d- thou;,h a few new ones within the lasl few months have yet It bv approached. Only a small number do not at present belong to the HSSO- ciation O. S. Heiley is bet-retry. Auto Dealers Here Move Used Cars Algona automobile dealers reported Monday that National Used Car Week observed annuuly by special price reductions on used cars, und a big parade of machines last Saturday, had resulted in a heavy :.ale of used cars. They added, however, that even though the week officially ended Saturday, they will continue to offer the same reduced prices on machines as was the case lust week. Dehnert, Smith on LuVerne School Bd. LiiVerne: Ed Dehnert and Lloyd Smith were elected school directors at LuVerne for periods of three years cfu h. Monday- Dehnert polled 69 votes and Smith 74. They were the on!;, iwo candidates with names prilled on the ballot. Mrs. Harold Sorensen had her nmiie wrilten in 24 times, and Mrs J O Marty had 20 sticker votes Many ballots were spoiled. A total of 117 votes were cast. Week's Weather Week's weather: Date M-irch 7 ch Much 8 March 9 March 10 March 11 March 12 March 13 High Lew 38 2« 38 20 35 37 54 67 53 26 23 27 36 33 BOUND TO JURY INRAPECASE I.r>rt!)7.o F. Swenson. 2fi. charged with : t'ltutory rape, waived a pre- '•.•n'nary hearing. Monday, before i Justice Delia Welter. and was 1 hnund over to the grand jury at the March term of court. Swenson is from Albert Lea, Minn. Charges were placed against him by the parents of a IS year old ITiton- ka Kirl. wilh whom Swenson was arrested at Mason City. Officers said that the pair were bolh intoxicated, and that the girl was also very sick. For a time, county action was held up pending a possible marriage of the pair, but evidently the negotiations fell through. The girl's family formerly resided near Albert Lea. and have been located on- Iv it short time in the Titonka vicinity. Bond was fixed at $1.000. If This l7So, We'll Be Over Whittemore: Mike Bowman, one of (,ur prominent young farmers wc«t of Whittemore. can produce \veiifht on pork if anyone can. On U'ednesdi'v Mike loaded a hog he hud in his lot and brought it to town to have it weighed and many nets were in progress right aw.iy. We heard that several kegs of bi-i-r and a gallon of good whiskey were lost by different stock experts us the hog weighed l.lioft pound- an*' Mik'- was on the receiving end of the bets. Ticket Named At Whittemore Whittemore. At the town caucus held last Tuesday evening in the town hali the present officeholders were nominated on the Citizens' ticket, and their names will appear on the ballot in the election March 28 as no other nominations were made. The present officers ure H. E. Woodward, mayor; J. B. Geelun, O. A. Poriot. Gene Martini. Wm. Roeber and Frank B*sttnlehner, councilman; L. H. PerLl. treasurer, and Frank Elbert, assessor. NUGENT, SHUMWAY ELECTED IN HOT SCHOOL ELECTION Late Ballot Brings Out A Total Vote of Over 500 What appeared before election time to be n calm, quiet school board election in Algous, developed late Monday afternoon into a spirited contest thnt resulted in the heaviest school board vote in a number of years. Dr. Lee Nugent and G. D. Shumway were elected to the board. Nugent succeeds Dr. W. D. Andrews. who was not a candidate, but who nonetheless got 14 votes. Shumwny was reelccted. He has served as president of the board. Nugent received 249 votes, Shum- \vay 247. Harold Gilmore 58, Andrews 14, G. W. Stillman 2. and T. r. Hutchison. T. H. Chrischillcs. one enrh. One ballot was also rnst tor "Hutrhins" without designation ns to which one was mcnnt. About r> p. m. a sudden influx of voters indicated thnt something other than a routine election was under way. A majority of the ballots cast were deposited after 15 p. m. At the Inst school board election, only about 26 votes in nil were cast, while the number yesterday was many times that total. EDWARD MARLOW OF BURT DEAD .ATAGEOF89 Nine Children, 64 Grandchildren Survive; Rites Saturday Burt: Edward Marlow, one of the nloneer settlers of this vicinity, died at his home here Thursday moi-nincr. following an illnc" of several months. Edward Mnrlov/ was horn No\ *,<"> 'HIS. at Fncpon. III. HP crime to Kossuth county in IgfiG, whTu lie has lived ever since, with the ex- reption of a year during the piirl.v days when jriis.shoppcrs took the crop.s ami the family moved to Mitchell county. On August Ifi. 1873. he was married to Mary Witherell. To this union eleven children were born, nine of whom arc still living. A son. George AHKUS. died ir !<>r>2, and a daughter, Mrs. Claude Hawks five years ago. The surviving children are Pufus N.. Siiheka. Minn.. Lemuel R., Lone Rock; Bert H. nnd Edward P., Burt: Hugh H., Lone Rock; Ben C. Zell. S. D.; Kenneth A., I,one Rock; Mr'). Kate Neitzel. with whom Mr. Marlow has made his home and Mrs. Charles Hawks. Spirit Lake. His wlfo died n number of years ago. Mr. Marlow retired from the farm 32 years ago and has since made his home in Burt. He is survived by 64 grandchildren and 47 Rreat-Krandchildren. Funeral .services were held lit the Methodist church .Saturday afternoon, tin- Rev. C'. H. Milch'-ll. h.'iv- ing cliaifie nf the service. Burial was in the Burt ccmetc-y. Barbara Haggard Again Injured On School Debate Trip Barbara Haggard. 16 year old high tchool student, had just about given up fill interest in .school debates. Friday. Ijist November she attended a debate in Council Bluffs and on the way home a door of the car in which she was riding flew open near Carroll and she was thrown to the ground. Both legs were broken and it was only during the past week that she was able to be out of the house on crutches. Friday morning she went to Silencer to attend another debate. Going; out a door, her crutches slipped and -she fell breaking her ris;lit let; axain She was returned to Algona by ambulance and must spend several weeks more in bed while the bone is reknilling. Other Algonians attending the i!> liate were Dave Phillips, teacher. Rii-hurd .Norton. Rubv Turner. J.'ck ('In is ( iiilk.- and Eleanor Thorpe. 4 Musicians On Rotary'* Program Four Algona high school musicians who will n-prc.vnt this city in the sub-distri.-t preliminary music try-outs this week at Burt. had a good opportunity to prepare for their competition Monday noon, at the Rotary club meeting. Merit Pratt Ruby Turner. Phyllis Sawyer and Betty Merrill were the four who appeared on Ihu program and presented solos on their musical instruments. Mrs. Don Hutching accompanied ihtin on the piano. Their program was splendid a:;d high hopes are held that Ihey may, in Ihe words of Dr. F. C. Scanlu.ii, club president, "bring home the bacon." Quinby Building Hard Hit; Loss Near $75,000 Christensen Bros. Store, Professional and Business Offices, Barry's Pool Hall Suffer Heavily in Two-Hour Battle Early Sunday Morning Fire In the Quinby building, early Sunday morning, totally destroyed the second story of the building:, threatened adjacent property, and resulted in dnmnpe to the Christensen Bros. Co., store nnd Barry's pool hall, on the ground floor, with n total loss estimated unofficially nt between $65.000 nnd $7!i.OOO. Three members of the Algonn flre department, hurrying to pet a hose line into piny, plunged through n ventilator shaft on the roof of the Algonn Upper Des Moines build- Ing:, thirty-five feet to the bottom nf the shaft, and nre in the Konsuth hospital being treated for serious injuries. The Injured: Eitrl Bowtnnn, broken hnrt cup, ankle broken in thrpp places, rut nnd bruises, nnd fppfh knocked out. Hnrlnn SlRsbep, cracked pptvtc hone. M. .1. Holdrpn, thrpp crnrkcd rlbi. How (bo men psrnppd from bc- ine killed Is one of, the mlrnclcs of the cntnstrophe. Policeman Spots Flrr Officer Ralph Valentine, making his rounds just before dnwn. Sunday, nt about 4 n. m., saw smoke coming from the roof of the Quinby building Thinking thnt It might be from the chimney, ho nevertheless Investigated. AM he Marled up the stnirwny to the second floor of the building, he was met with dense clouds of smoke. It was Impossible for him to see the- fire, but nftcr turning in nn nlnrm. he rushed bnck into the building nnd nscertalncd thnt nobody wns there. While firemen assembled from nil sections nnd went into nction, the flames suddenly broke through the roof, and the sky became bright with a_red of a mighty furnace tes licked from all aec- INSPECT NEW FIRE TRUCKS, MAYBUYONE City Has Good Offer for Present Machine; Need Larger One Supt. Joe Kelly of the ;ily lislil nnd wnlcr department, Oscar Anderson, chief of the flre department. and Ralph Elbert, member of the department, returned last Thursday from St. Louis, Mo., where they spent several dnys looking at new- fire equipment. During the past year, fire department members point out. the department has been criticized for not having » pumper with 1'irger capacity, nnd if folks in Algona favor a new piece of equipment with large capacity and volume, the department is most ea"fr to inipuwe its appartu.s and gel a l,ir h '">r Irui-k. After studying all type's of machines. the group will mal'e ti report to the city rnunril, who will have Hie ultimate say-so as to purchase of new equipment. Several types of equipment were demonstrated for the Algona mei. iuid H type believed best suited f<,r the general needs of Ihe cily 'vill be recommended to the council. Another factor in the possible i h.inge is that a very favorable offer for the small lru< •:< has fcern made to the ( ity by u imall neighboring town. ALGONA ADVERTISERS' DIRECTORY PAGE TWO- Botsford Lbr. Co. Kent Motor Co. Algona Ins. Agency PAGE THREE Graham's Long's Food Shop. Geo. J. Stewarl PAGE FOUR - Misbac h's .liiiimie Neville H. M. Colwell PACE FIVE Fuster Furnituie K i: H. Co-l)|i. Oil K. S Norton A: Sen PACE SIX second floor, hnd enten its wny Into the wnlls nnd ceiling, crept through joists nnd pnrtlons nnd then suddenly burst Into sight at a dozen points, simultnneously. Flrrmrn Injured It wis nt this point thnt Row- mnn, Slgsbee nnd Holdren. bringing B hose line into piny from the roof of the Upper DCS Moines building:, crashed down the shaft in the dnrkness. Despite their injuries they managed to crawl out into the Kruse-Blossom office, nnd got outside by breaking the Window In the door. While tennnts on the second floor frnntlcnlly trlpd to save records and personal belongings, nnd a crowd gathered It became evident that addltlonnl help might be .needed to stop the flnmps, nnd n call to the FmmptshurR nnd Whittemore flre departments wns mnde. Whltte- innrf arrived shortly with n crew of 18 men, nnd Kmmetsbiirf? pulled In n few minutes Inter. After two hours of stendy battl- inir. tho flrr fijrhtors bognn to sub- dun thn stubborn flnmcs. nnd by fi:30 n. m. the fire was under control. Valuable Records Lost Tennnts on tho second floor In- •ludrd K. r. McMnhon, nttorney; L. A. Wlnkel, county nttorney; H. D. Hutchlns. Innd nnd renl cstnte; Dr. C. C. Shlerk. podintrist; Dr. C. D. Srhnnp. dentist; O. D. Shum- wny, nttorney; Murtngh & Son, ion! pstntr nnd Insurance; Bernlco Stock's school of the dnnce; Dr. Wnlter Eraser's office, the office of P. P. Zorfnss. Irene Drnger's beauty shop, nnd n room in which records belonging to Hutchison nnd Hutchison had been left after the firm hnd moved ncross the street Inst year. Matt Strelt's grain office wns also on the second floor. Drs. Shlerk nnd Schnnp, G. D. Shumwny nnd Wlnkel have moved across the street Into rooms above James' drug store, Mr. Hutching has found quarters above the Coaat- Call The.ilrc Algona Fluur ,& Fo.d Hiii-tly Co. I'AGE SEVEN Hub Clothiers Iowa Theatre Elite Shop Met'ormick-Deiriiiy .Slo FA'IE KK.JHT Zc/idcr'b Anderson Grain <ii C'tal Algona Hatchery HA<;E NINE Klusole Molur Swift 4i Co. U'ray Service Harris Bros. Service PAGE TEN C'hn.->ch;lles Store A. i- P. Store B: cwiu-ii'b ,._,„_, „._,_„ remainder nf? flrtang*ni«it» for t«i' cations today. " Dr. Frssei 1 expected to use his home as an office temporarily. Tn nil rnsei. valuable records, come which probably rnnnot be replaced, wcro fk'slrnyed. Tn tho Shumwny office, half n dozen nb- "triK't.s were hiirnrd to n rrl.sp. Dr. p'rnsor suffered tho lo^s of valuable iir Ininii'tits. Only L. A. Winkol cimir nut of the flrr with comparatively little damage donp tn his roof ovor his office •.VMM still intact, although singed ind scorched bndly. Qiilnliy Due \Vcdncttday Ross Quinby. of Los Angeles, Cal- fornla. the owner of the bulld- ng. was scheduled to nrrive here Wednesday, when the question of what to do uboiit rebuilding will be cttled. At Chrlstensen's store the loss wn.s nn exceedingly heavy one, us .he store's new spring merchnnd- fc had just been received. Although the flre broke through he ceiling In one place In Christ- cnnen's. the Interior of the store buffered greatly from wnter and "moke dnmage. There was three eet of water in the basement, Monlay morning. P. J. Christensen. manager of tho itore, has been at Phoenix. Ari/•na. for several weeks. for his eiilth. and the store was being managed in his absence by his two brothers, Rov and I* M., the latter >f Estherville. They announced hat they fire setting up a ternnor- :ry office in the Kossuth Mutual nsiiranre huildinv. Their plans with regard to the business were iwaitinir the arrival of Mr. Quin- IV In the meantime, insurance adjusters were beginning the task of necking damage to the Christensen .tore and other offices in the buil'I- ng. Harry's Also Damaged W. A. Barrv was also busy today •heckinsr over damage done' to his iool hall. He hoped to b« able to things into shape to reoperr vithin a short timp however. Prin- •ipal damage at Barry's was from moke and water, which like in "'hristensens. poured down from he ceiling in torrents. The Ouinby building and the Barry building were both built about 18 years ago. and were itmong the largest in Algona. Much of the lu^s i- covered bv in- Mirancp. although Dr. Shierk. Miss Stock's school and Dr. Eraser's! ' «;iii|>ment were not. Miss Stock had just moved into her new i uarters. where she had installed HI".- <-qiji|>nii lit . r 'ncl s.'cme to consid- (rahK- expense tn (ijuirj the rooms* I for her dancing school in the proper :i..'timer. How the lire Marred is a matter of conjecture, and will probably never Ic known. 1/ut ii was one of the wi.i-'.t and IIIOM spr, t.icular in the . itv'.- t.istuiy. COMharahle to the ("I'.-lruction of the historic Call , theatre leas than a year ago. ' Lakotan Honored H.-irokl Ceerdi-s if Lakota. a, student at the University of Dubuque. Dubuquc. Iowa, has been ; formally initiated into the Brotherhood of the Athenian fraternity. Court Deadline Fridav Friuay is the dtailline for lilivu of caita for the March term uf district court. Very few new ia->e.>> dud teen lilted ,ia of Mund.iv

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