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jie* Bionics ALGONA,. IOWA, TUESDAY, MARCH 2^ 1JKW Twelve F'njjcs VOL.; 1 ,?.—NO.'13 GALA OPEN HOUSE NITE ON THURSDAY Valentine To Get Hearing Before Council on Charges "Negleist of Duty" Chargi Against Officer to Come up Thursday An open hearing before the city council of Algona will be given Ralph Valentine, night patrolman Thswday evening, in answer to dismissal charges made by Mayor Carl Specht, in which he charged Val entiae with "neglect of duty." Mayor Specht was not present at a special council meeting Monday evening, at Which time a petition signed with 355 names of Algona residents was presented, asking that Valentine be given a hearing and full consideration by the council. Mayor Specht has been ill for several days. Councilman Huenhold expressed himself as feeling that Valentine is "entitled to a hearing". Other council members agreed. The police force is appointed by the mayor, but approved by the council. The council also has the power to fix salaries of these officers. Purchase of a new fire truck was also given final approval by the council. Only discussion arose over the question of whether or not to sell the old chemical truck. Councilman Huenhold favored keeping the chemical truck, but was outvoted. Under the terms of the contract, Algona will purchase a new truck, double the capacity of the present pumper, and able to throw four powerful hose lines of water for a sum of $5,975 but $1125 of that will be allowed by the Central Fire Truck Corporation of St. Louis for the old chemical truck, which is nbout half of what it cost • some six years ago. ' at (fee meeting trer* A, White. A, El Kresensky, president of the Algona Community Club, spoke briefly, explained the setup of the new city planning committee of the chamber, and offered its services In any way to help work toward Improvements In general of the city. Pauline Zender in State Extemp. Final On Sunday the extemporaneous * peaking team of St. Cecelia's academy journeyed to Storm Lake, where they competed with the teams from Cherokee, Remsen, Carroll, Humboldt, Clare, Ashton, Breda and Early. After four rounds of speeches were made the decisions of the 'judges were announced by Rev. C. Ivis. the director of extemporaneous work In the Sioux City diocese. Pauline Zender. representing the local Academy, spoke on the "Catholic Church and Labor." Her presentation of the question placed her high In the opinion of the Judges and placed the academy in the state finals at Remsen. Lu Verne to be Host April 5, Kossuth Church Group A Kossuth county institute of Christian Education will be held at LuVerne, in the Presbyterian church, Tuesday, April 5, with an all-dav program of interesting topics IKted, as shown below. The theme of the meeting will be "Better Work by Better Workers " The morning program, following registration, and devotions, will be a* follows: 9:50 a. m. Statement of purpose—Mr. Skow, Wesley, county president. 10 a. m. Round table discuwlon of topic: "What is Important to Me as a Sunday School teacher?" Mrs. Fred Merkle, LuVerne; Mrs. O H Frerking, Lakota, and Mrs. Martin Vant, Bancroft. ' ' 10:30 a. m. General form, directed by Frank Ryerson, vice president south Kossuth. Short presentations by Antone Johnson of Algona, Melvin Nelson of Burt, Mrs. Lewis McWhorter of Algona, Harold Hutchins of Algona Mr. Brink of LuVerne, and Rev. Harvey of Swea City. 11:30 a. m. Solo, Paul Kropf, LuVerne. The afternoon program has been listed as follows: 1:15 p. m. Praise and prayer service, Rev. E. R. Walter of LuVerne. 1:30 p. m. Separate study groups, under direction of Rev. R C Swanson of Swea City, Mrs. J. Doms of Burt, Rev. C. Schnucker of Buffalo Center, Rev. Thomas Ahrends of Lone Rock. Musical numbers, a question box number, and prayer will close the afternoon session. Mrs. Will Schram of Titonka and Mrs. Ray Stone cf LuVerne, will act as pianists, and Jos. A. Skow, Wesley, song leader. J.O. OF BURT BURIEDSUNDAY Had Been Resident of Kossuth Since Pioneer Days of 1870 Adolph Meyer, of Fenton Loses Eye, Injured by Cow 9TH COOKING SCHOOL OPENS ON WEDNESDAY Three Day Program and Home Fair Exhibits Better Than Ever The ninth annual cooking school will open tomorrow afternoon in the high school auditorium at 1:25 o'clock with Mrs. Christine Sanders In charge. Mrs. Sanders comes to Algona from Northwood, where she conducted a school last week. The home fair feature this year In the gymnasium will be enlarged and will include many moving exhibits with factory and distributor experts on hand to conduct demonstrations. This feature will be open Thursday evening during Open House night as conducted by the Algona merchants through the Chamber of Commerce. Last year more than 1800 were legistered during the three-day event, and it is expected that at least that many will come to this year's school sessions. The staring hour was set at 1:25 in response to pleas that the former 1:15 hour was too soon. The se&sions will start promptly at time each day. Every town in Kossuth county was represented each of the three days last year, and attendance by out-of-Algona women is increasing each year. The comfortable seats, Fenton: Adolph Meyer, young \ and the acoustics of the high school farmer north of FentonBuffered a [ ?.^ ri ™^ """"'* "" I " f "—'• serious injury Friday morning when a cow kicked him in the face. He was given treatment by Dr. J. A. the lecturer's in all Mueller who then rushed him to the Lutheran hospital, Fort Dodge, where the eye was removed. He j will remain in the hospital for several days. /*• i. t»'J , IJonCrete Did* Chas. Scott* Buy 160 Acres, Burt Burt: The Charles Scotts have purchased a 160-acre farm from the Metropolitan i-ife Insurance Co. The farm is known as the Owen farm and is east of the R. K. McWhorter farm southeast of Hurt. Frank Burger is farming the place. The Scotts do not get possession until next March. HOGS Best light butch., 140-160 $8.00-8.25 Beat light butch., 160-180 .. 8.26-8.40 Best light butch., 180-220 8.60 Best light butch., 220-250 8.50 lied, heavy, 260-270 8.«0 Med. heavy- 270-290 8.30 Mad. heavy, 290-320 8.15 Butcban, 836-360 8.00 Butchers. 380-400 7.80 Packing sow*, 276-360 7.60 Packing tows, 360-400 7.40 Packing sown, 400-600. CATTLE Cauners and cutters V«al calves Stock steers Fat yearlings Fat steers *. BuJls Fat cows GBA1N Wo. 3 mixed corn Mo. 3 whits corn J»o. 3 y«Jtow corn •Mo. 2 white oats Barley, No. 3 EGGS Hennery* : No. 1 No. 2 Cft*'-» cream— No. 1 No. 3 Sweet FOULTBV Hen*, over 6 Its Hens, 4 to 5 los Hen*, under 4 Ib* Cock*, under 4V* Cocks, over 4H Gee*e, Uv« Duck*. Uv« 7.00-7.25 2.76-3.75 5.00-8.00 5.00-7.00 6.00-7.00 6-50-7.50 4.50-5.25 4.00-5.00 $.43 Vi ISVi 44 24 38 15c 15c lie 29c 27c 300 He lie . 8c lOc lOc lOo Mnrk«U sublet to change by the UOM ot puMi«*UoB. vlces were held Sunday afternoon at the Methodist church by the Rev. C. B. Mitchell, assisted by the Rev. A. H. Wood. Burial was in the Burt cemetery. Mr. Isenberger was born May 2l. 1858. at Pine Creek, 111., where he lived until he was 11 years old, when he moved with his parents to ~rundy Center. Here he grew to manhood and when 22 years old le came to Kossuth county, living several years near Titonka. On May 1, 1887, he was married to Grace Allen. They lived near Titonka six years, then moved to Burt where he operated a dray line for a number of years. To this union six children were born: five sons, Berton, Oscar. Guy (deceased). Ray and Paul, and one daughter, Mrs. Mattie Godfredson. On Feb. 27. 1899, his wife died and later he moved to Minnesota, where he and his family lived four years. They then moved back to Burt. On March 21, 1911, he married Mrs. Charlotte Godden Neltzel. They lived on a farm near Burt three years, since which they have lived in Burt. To this union two daughters, Blanche (deceased) and Stella, were born. For several years Mr. Isenberger has suffered with diabetes and in 1935 he had to have one foot amputated and last April his other foot was amputated. He is survived by his wife, four sons, Berton, Des Moines; Oscar, Stanley, Wis.; Ray and Paul, Decorah, and two daughters, Mrs. N. M. Godfredson. Swea City and Stella, who is a student at Morningside College. He is also survived by u brother. Lincoln of California, and 20 grandchildren and three great- grandchildren. G. W. Stillman Car Found Abandoned The car owned by G. W. Stillman, Algona lawyer, stolen Wednesday night of last week, was found abandoned and out of gas, last Thursday, a few miles out of Emmetsburg. Strangely enough, it was left not far from the home of an uncle of Mr. Stillman, and when first found the uncle was notified, because of the same name on the license registration of the car. He notified the sheriff at Emroetsburg, who called the Algona man. No serious damage was done to the car. 2 Deaths Grieve Swea City Folks Swea City: Two deaths marred this vicinity this week. Earl Huffman, 40, formerly of Swea City, later of Fairmont, dropped dead in the yard of the John L. Campbell home, Sunday evening. Funeral services will be held at the Baptist church toduy (Tuesday). At Mason City, the father of Mm. Elliott Kulander, and a half brother of C. O. Peterson, Victor Peterson, passed away. Funeral ger- vice« will be held Tuesday (today) at Maiou City. Whitney's 60th Year W. L. Whitney completed 60 year* in toe service of the Milwaukee roalrood here last week. The pMt 26 year* he had been in Algona. H* b«gan work on the railroad at Hammond, Minn. ened bids on county supplies and some printing, last Thursday. The Wheeler Lumber Co. was awarded the lumber contract for 1938. The Concrete Products Co. of Humboldt was awarded the contract for 2,000 feet of cement culverts. The Whittemore Champion was low bidder on the bar docket, and awarded the printing of same. The Titonka Topic was low bidder on the annual financial statement books and was awarded the contract. State law requires counties to let all of their regular printing supplies on a bid basis. parts of the room. There are now 25 different exhibits spoken for in the Home Fair, and a few more may come in If there is sufficient room. While equipment is several lines which will be particularly interesting to men, and it is hoped that women will take their husbands to this part of the affair Thursday uueu Ina ments to those who attend and particularly those who hope or expect to make either minor or major improvements in their home thlt year. Mrs. Jacob Weaver Of Sexton is Dead Mrs. Jacob Weaver of Sexton passed away at the Kossuth hospital Sunday at 12:20 a. m. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at St. Cecelia's Catholic church at 10 a. m. with burial at the Catholic cemetery at Algona. Complete obituary details were not available, but will be printed next week. Tell Stories of Lives at Rotary Bill Dau, Lawrence Misbach and Dr. S. W. Meyers, members of the Algonn Rotary club, presented their life histories—or most of it—to fellow club members, Monday noon, at the weekly meeting. It is ;• custom of the club for new memberu to do so, some time in the year following their election to membership. Jerry Howard, Algona hardware man, is a new member. Ralph Cook of Humboldt, assist ed by Mrs. Cook at the piano, led a spirited song feat, and the Rotarians really opened up their vocal cord* and chords, or what have you. If there had been a welkin handy, it certainly would have resounded for 15 minutes, before the one o'clock whiatle drove the boys back to more pro*aic matters. Wesley Hardware Firm to Rebuild Wesley: Lease & Lease, hardware firm of Wesley, plan* construction of a new building to take the place of the one destroyed by fire on December 6th. The contract hui been awarded to Fritz Gerdes of Woden. The store building will be 22 fee' wide and 100 feet long, with a full basement, and will have more space than formerly. It will be built of hollow block, with brick front. Work will begin soon on the basement. The Lease & Lease firm has been operating in the First National bank building since the lire. Youth Church Rally Thursday, Swea City Swea City: The Rev. B. H. Ward Iowa-Nebraska director of promotion will be the guest speaker at r young peoples meeting Thursday evening. Young people from Es therville, Algona ami Bancroft Baptist churches and from the East Chain Free Mission church are expected to attend. Beside:. Mr. Ward'* address the program will include music*! number* and radio broadcast*. R#fre»hnieut.s will be served at the Guild hall. Farm S. E. of Swea Hit by Lightning Swea City: The Reuben Olson farm house, located eight miles southeast of Swea City, was damaged by lightning during the thunder storm, last week. The house had lightning rod?, but the bolt failed to pay any regard to them. Telephone wiring was shattered and melted, and some damage was done on the outside of the wall of the home. Need 32 Stitches To Close Wounds of Rev. Gladstone Lone Rock: The R«-v. S. M. Gladstone met with a serious accident Friday morning when a tram of horses he was driving became frightened. One of the team straddled a tug. and the horses ran away. Mr. Gladstone became entangled In the drag to which the team was hitched. The lever of the drag ran into the muscle of the upper part of the left leg and 20 stitches were required to close the wound, n being taken to close the outside wound. Re is at home of his daughter and family, the A. A. Krueg- ers. The accident occurred between the Hugh Marlow and Ed Reilly farms on the*Maln highway. « SPRING COMES TO MOTORISTS; SKJN COURT Reckless Driving, Last Year's Plates, No Licenses are Cause Failure to put 1938 license plates on automobiles and not having drivers' or chauffeurs' licenses, got several folks into justice courts here, the past few days. 1 Most serious case to come up was that of R. E. Bowman, a salesman from Streator, 111., who was fined (25 and costs on a charge of reckless driving, heard in Justice Delia Welter's court, last Friday. Bowman was C -ested In Wesley township, at thi -st curve west of Wesley, when A -ollided with a county truck aaV went, tato the ditch. March Term Opens In Algona Today The March term of district court begins today in Algona. with the grand jury scheduled to report for duty. The petit jurors were not to report until next week. Judge George A. Heald is on the bench. LuVerne Man's Car Stolen, Recovered A car stolen from DeRae Godfrey of LuVerne, was recovered by Sheriff Casey Loss, Saturday. It was found eight miles we.«t of Boone. abandoned on a country road. The owner discovered the theft Friday morning and it is believed the culprits pushed it from the garage into the rear of the Godfrey home, and into the street, where the thief started it and drove it away. *2 and $2 costs, Saturday, by Justice Welter, on charge of operating a motor vehicle without a drivers' license. ^*r» Dale Stoner, Havelock, .flwa, wns fined $3 and $2 costs in Justice Welter's court on charge of drlv- ng a truck with a load higher than 12 feet. J. W. Dyer, Mason City, was fluid $5 and assessed $5 costs for not laving H chauffeur's license. In Justice Paul Danson's court, a case against DeVer Miner, Wes- ey, charged with not having the proper license plates (he had 1937 ilates) resulted in a fine of $5 and $2 costs. John Bahr of Sexton was fined $1 and $2 costs for having no drivers' license. All in all, highway patrolmen have been pretty busy, and motorists in general are urgently warned to see that 1938 plates are on their cars or trucks, and that their drivers' licenses are in proper order. THIEVES ENTER LONE ROCK AND LEDYARD SCHOOL Sheriff Gets Finger prints; Hopes to Have Valuable Clue Catch Vixen, Five Pups, Sunday P. M. A vixen and five pups were captured back of a haystack nenr the Black Cat north of Algona Sunday afternoon by some Algona hunters and several others from Union township, but the incident wasn't as bad as the foregoing migh; bound. It seems that a vixen is technically a female fox, and the pups in the case were her litter. The female was the first fox killed this spring season. She was brought down by a party that included Clarence Swanson. Fritz Pierce. Joe Lowe. H. M. Smith Gerald Gronwull and several others. Sunday, afternoon. The men found the den. and I'fter digging some 25 or 30 feet, reached I the pups. Thieves who operated much in the same manner in both cases. broke into the Lone Rock and Ledyard school houses, some time during the night last Thursday, and escaped with smnll amounts of change from both places. STEAL $10 AND OAS IN LEDYARD HAUL Ledyard: Thieves were busy hore Thursday night. The school was broken Into, and gas from n truck at the J. T. Welfare home was tnlt- en. They got nbout 10 gallons of gas nnd two gas cans, and at the school got nbout $10 from the bookstore till. Entrance was forced into the school by breaking a window pane and then unlocking and opening :< window In the music room, whim is in the basement; The mon"y was taken from a smnll, locked cupboard in the closet adjoining Supt. Granner's office. By bri-nk- ng the wood panel on the front of the cupboard, they were nblo to open the door from the inside. LONE ROCK JANITOR AWAKENED BY THIEVES Lone Rock: The local high school building was entered last Thursday night, entrance being gained by breaking a window in a door nnd unlatching it. Candy bars anil n small amount of money, about $2, was taken out of Supt. V. V. Fryc'n office. The top of his desk was taken off. Mr. Madison, the Janitor, wan ar- otiMd by the prowling; and stated Reports were also received that petty theftn and break-Ins had occurred at Swea City, at the feed mil] and lumber yard. Sheriff Casey Loss said he had some fingerprints from Lone Rock nnd Ledyard, nnd loped to have something to.go on as soon ns results of the prints were available. Meetings Set For New Farm Program Meetings throughout the county on the 1938 Farm Program have >een called, nnd members of tin- county committee will explain requirements of the new act at the meetings, as follows: Algona, high school auditorium, Tuesday, March 29, 8 p. m. Whittemore, Academy hall, Tuesday, March 29, 8 p. m. Titonkn, Odd Fellows hall, Wednesday, March 30th, 8 p. m. Bancroft, C. O. F. Hall, Wednesday. March 30, 8 p. m. Wesley, Legion hall, Thursday, March 31, 8 p. m. Lakota high school assembly, Thursday. March 31, 8 p. m. Fenton, gymnasium, Friday, April 1, 8 p. m. Swea City, high sc'nool gym, Friday, April 1. 8 p. m. All farmers and landlords interested in working out the program are invited to attend the inteling ing nearest them. Lotts Creek Band To Broadcast Over WNAX Sunday The Llttlp (Iprman Brim! of Lotts Crrok will broadcast n program over radio station U'NAX of Ynkntnn, S. I)., on Sunday, April 3rd, from 1:30 to Z p. ui. The band 1m* 12 members, nml wn» organized four years ago. Rrgulnr practice Is held each Monday night. The hand npco- inlitcR In old German folk songs, but also plays all popular tunes. The group now has approximately 200 pipers of Mimic. Otto Ruhnkr of Lotls Creek Is the leader, FARMER IN ROLE OFASAMARITAN Man Walked 150 Miles for Job; Qets a Good Meal Anyway Rwen Cily: Every now nnd then we learn of some act on Hip pnrt of some unassumlnR person which restores our fnlth in human nature. Last week, one evening a man cnm» to a certain farm home between Laltotn nnd Bancroft looking for work nnd saying he hnd heard of this place and hnd walked 150 milts In search of n job. The young proprietor, needed no exlrn help-nnd so the wayfarer trudged on. But the owner could not rid himself of the burden of his thought nnd so finishing hl« chores, he got out his car, ovrf took the unfortunate one, took htm into town nnd gave him money for n good meal. A" « Mother of Mrs. Mrs. Je Dailey Died Sat. suffered Dye, who was about 65 years of ~nge. has been In the furniture business In Minneapolis for a number of years. She hnd visited in Alg~nn on numerous occasions. Two daughters nnd a son survive. Funeral services will be hold this afternoon. Tuesday, in Minneapolis-. Mrs. Dailcy lias hern with her mother the past ten days. Her iwn Bill, of Des Moines, joined her Saturday. 9 Horses Poisoned Ftnton: Arthur Bleckwenn, Fair ville, lost nine horses by poisoning last week. Six died within 24 hours, the last on Saturday. The horses had run in the corn stalks and sr:y- bean stalks, all winter, and exact cause is not known. Loss waa placed at $1.600. Stork Kept Busy Carrying Babies The old stork was busy bringing bnbies to Algona during the past week, and must be pretty tired from carrying such a heavy load, which avcrnged a baby a day. Four boys ami three girls were born in the Algona hospitals during the past seven days. Boys were born to Mrs LeRoy Ditsworth, Algona; Mrs. Willis Cotton. Lone Rock; Mr-j Fred Davis, Algona; and Mrs. Sherrill Steffen, Goodell; girls were born to Mrs. Wm. Ktherington. Algona: Mrs. Ralph Witham, Garner: and Mrs. Cecil Bjustrom, Whittemore. ALGONA STORES TO PLAY HOSTS IN FREE PARTY Bands, Awards to Achievement Winners, Prizes Will Entertain GIFTS, HOSPITALITY TO REIGN SUPREME Hospitality's cordial hand will be extended to each and everyone who comes to Algonn's business section, this Thursday evening, March 31st. It will be OPEN HOUSE nnd ACHIEVEMENT NIGHT In Algona. Stores will be open during the evening, some will have special programs of their own, but no merchandise will be sold. However, stores will have nt lenst most of their force on hand, to greet visitors nnd show them nround. Two Bands on Program Two bnnds will be on hnnd to lend their music nnd brilliance to the progrnm. The Algonn high school bnnd nnd the Algona Military Band will pnr- nde nnd play at different points nlong Stnle street. Although no merchandise will be- sold in stores generally closed on week-day evenings, such stores as «rug stores, cigar stores, filling stations, etc., will of course be open for the ordinary run of business, In the usual manner. Three business blocks will be blocked off for the bnnds nnd the program. Algona automobile dealer* will present an Auto Show on State street in one block, where various 1038 machine! will be on March, The Lamb, Is Still That Way Spring-like weather during the past week, has -sent farmers into the fields to begin work, and indications were that March, whidi came in like a lamb, might also go (nit lilte a lamb. March 21 March 22 March 23 March 24 March 25 March 26 March 27 SO 61 55 64 58 55 63 50 39 31 40 39 28 Late Flashes on Kossuth Town Elections Election results of town elections as gathered by correspondents for The Algona Upper Des Moines, fo 1 .low: BANCROFT HEELECTS ALL OFFICIALS Bancroft: No election lights disturbed the calm ballot here Von- day. A. A. Droessler was reelecied mayor, and C. M. Baker. G. W. Carmean. A. H. Fuchu, A. W. Kennedy and T. J. Egan were named touncilrnen. Doris Pearson is treasurer, and Joe Cogley. assessor. HOT KltiHT SEATS NEW MAYOR AT WESLEY Wesley: Wesley voters turned out 217 strong, and elected C. G. Dennis mayor by 125 votes, to 87 for L. L. Pfelfer, incumbent. Guy M. Butts was reelec'cd treasurer and Ihno A. Gerdes. assessor without competition. Named to the council were four old and one new councilmtn. Those rtelected are Leo Bleich. 114. Harry J. Braley, 168, Arlo Dawson, 131, and A. L. Kleinpeter. WJ. n-id the new councilman is Eniil Wester with 123. Other councilmanic candidates were L. H. Kleinpeter ••J P. H. Chuuiu, 83. Matt Laux. 89, Harry Mathahs, 73, and Robert Welter, 74. CHRISTIANSEN BEATS DYE AT SWEA CITY Swea City: With 266 votes ca*t, A. J. Christiansen defeated J. M. Dye for mayor, 146 to 58. Elected to the council were John Haglund J47, A. B. Tweeten, 132, Fred Peterson, 165, A. C. Linde, Ifig. and W. E. Carlson, 162. Other candidates were Art Pehrson, 6Q. and G. D. Anderson, 78. J. J. Anderson was elected treasurer and Guy Bone, assessor. Bone polled 145 votes, while Mrs. L. A. Haglund had 46 LIGHT BALLOT CAST * IN BIBT Burt: A total of only 96 votes were cast in the Burt election, Monday. J. T. Heaney was named mayor, jnd L. A. Boettcher. C. B. Chipman. P. L. Dremrnel, C. C. Smith and R. H. Thompson were named to the council. In the only contest, Roy Clark defeated Iver Nordin for assessor. 71 to 23. G. J. F. Vogel was reflected treasurer. 113 VOTES CAST IN FENTON BALLOT Fenton: Dr. J. T. Waite was reelected mayor of Fenton, Monday, while W. C. Stamer and J. A. G Smith were- reflected assessor and treasurer. Elected to the council were four new men, E. P. Newel. Ray Stotber, H. H. Widdel uj.d Paul EHgler, and reeltcted was Dr. J. A. Mueller. ROSS BBAJDY, MAYOR AT WhitUmore: Ross Brady was el- ected mayor by a vote of 103 to 83 over Dr. H. E. Woodward, incumbent. L. H. Peril was elected treasurer and Frank Elbert, assessor. Councilmen are Frank Bestenlehn- er, Jas. Geelan, Will Roeber, Gtne Martini and Oscar Poirot. LAKOTA DEFEATS NEW DEAL BALLOT Lakota: H. H. Murray received 129 votes for mayor defeating August Buunian in a 15& vote ejection, Monday. Councilmen elected are: W. E. Gutknecht. E. Trasamar. A. C. Schissel. Ray Smith and Guy idates, Archie Sanford and Wm Ram us. Harry Lichty was named treasurer and Dan Ellis, assessor. A band tax proposition pasted 160-55. During the past two or three years the town, community club have penses of the band. school and shared ex- Beemer. and H. A. E. Ogren is assessor. I). Mussman. treasurer The new deal ticket was completely defeated by a large majority. A high vote of 235 ballots was cast two years ago. TIEDE REELECTKD MAYOR Lt VERNE LuVtrne: One of the big elt'ctions in the county was held here Monday with 224 votes cast out of a possibk' 275. although there was no .special fight on. George Tifcde was reelected mayor and defeated Albert Schneider with a vote of 119 to 95. Harold Sorenson on the Citi/ei> ticket and P. C. Lichty on the Peoples ticket were reelected councilmen. New councilmen on the Citizen ticket are Arthur Riley, H. D Meyer, also Edw. Dehnert on the People's ticket. Chai. Wolfe arid A- D. Burtis. incumbents, were defeated, as were albo two new carid- LONE ROCK NAMES NEW .MAYOR Lone Rock: About forty votes were cast in the elction to make Frank Flaig the new mayor of Lone Rock. Councilmen elected included four incumbents, Arthur Pricbe. Fred Flaig, Alex Krue«er and C'has. Morris. H. A. Blanchurd was chosen a new member of the council. N. L. Cotton was elected M-C- retary-treasurer and W. G. Flaif. assessor. IIA.MSTREET DEFEATS ANDREWS AT TITONKA Titonka: Dr. W. F. Hamstrcct was elected mayor on the Citizen.- ticket, defeating Howard Andrew.> with 113 votes out of 15(i cast. Tlie councilmen elected were Jerry Schutjer, Frank Fisher. Fred Ha>;en and H. A. French. Mrs. Chas Cooper >vu.> nainvii <i.s.--.esMjr ami Mrs. Maynu- Peterson, treasuier All were un the Citizens ticket defeating Independent candidates IT H. I. TorKtrsen. U F Cullies. Dr. R. C. Bull and Carl Cullies. Mr- W. H. Ricklefs had i7 votes for Bund'* * girls ba*I»th*U team will be guest of the Algona Chamber of Commerce at a dinner in the Algona Hotel at 6 p. m. in the ceremonies later In the ew, nlng, appropriate awards will be made to the girls nnd West Bend school officials for winninR the state championship, nt Des Moines, recently. Doris Dehnert, LuVerne. county spelling champion, and Mildred. Simpson, Whittemore, .second place spelling winner, and the teachers of the two girls, will also be special guests, and will receive awards for their achievement from the Algonn Chamber of Commerce. Window Shopping Context One of the features of the evening will be a Window Shopping contest. All retail stores will have specially decorated windows for the spring opening. All contestants have to do is look In each window, estimate the retail value of all of the merchandise in the window, and submit their total figure, with their name, in each of the stores. Winners will be nnmed and posted, as described in u full page ad found inside this edition of Thj Algona Upper Des Moines. Several vaudeville acts, and dancing numbers supplied by Bernice Stock's School of the Dunce, will also be presented. A moving truck with platform will present the program from three different corners during the evening. Trade With "Men You Know" Algona business men, sponsoring this event, say "trade with men you know." They are quite right. Thursday night's party for the general public is their gesture of friendship—they will sell no merchandise. Algona business firms are run by "men you know" who were here yesterday and will be here tomorrow and next year. When .you trade with Algona firms, you are trading with "men you know." You can rely on them, their merchandise and their prices. Just compare and you'll agree that America's finest goods are to be found in all Algona stores, at prices no more, and often less, than you have to pay in cities where overhead costs are much higher in all lines of business, and that cost has to be passed on to the customer. SEE YOU IN ALGONA ON OPEN HOUSE & ACHIEVEMENT NIGHT! Sawyer Gazes in Triumph on Trophy Dr. F. E. Sawyer is gazing with pride, this week, at the south wall of the inner sanctum of his office, here. On the wall is the mounted and varnished specimen of the giant sailfish which he caught off Miami, in February. Wright County Men Sea Kossuth Projects County Mipervif<i'-s. the county engineer and conservation workers of Wright countv 'Clarion) will be in Algonu and Kossuth county today (Tuesday) to t-tudy the conservation projects already completed here, and others contemplated. Kobsuth's reputation for successful accomplishments of conservation projects has made it the envy ot the state, arid other counties are mighty interested in how so much has btcn accomplished.