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HISTORICAL DEIT. ANNA 7t MB TODAY, ITT HOME, CHURCH 11 Children Survive; Burial in Biterview; Death , Came Saturday Funeral services will be held today (Tuesday) from the Helmers home at 1:30 and at two o'clock from the Trinity Lutheran church with the Rev. P. J. Branir officiating for Mrs. Anna Helmers, 71, who died at her home Saturday night. 1 She was born May 20,166? as Anna Henricks in Moorhusen, Germany. When not quite a year old she was brought by her parents to America and settled in Benson, Hi., Feb. 2, 1894, she was married to ttaagen Helmers In Montecelle, Ind. They farmed in the Benson vicinity until 1916 when they moved cm a farm near Bstherville. They then moved near Whlttemore for one year and then near Algona. In 1026 they retired ,and moved to Algona. Mr. Helmers preceded her in death In ItoO. Surviving .children are Harm, Henry, Helmer, Reakus, Riner, Jo&n, Mrs. Fred Oronbach, Mrs. Vern Scobba, all of Algona, Mrs. John Helmers and Mrs. Charles Wagner of Burt, Jake Helmers, Ottawa, III., and 22 grand children, six brothers and sister?, Mrs. John Williams, Freeport, 111., Mrs. Kneal TJarks, Ottawa, HI., Mrs. FrW Krulf, Kempton, HL,i Mrs. Ralph Campen, Doanka, Hb> Rlner HcMtcJu, Elkhorn, WIs., and Jake Hettricks, Patervllle, Va., also sur- vW*. Burial will be made in the Rfcrervlew cemetery. *all bearers will be Robert Lles- Mifer, Henry Scheppman, Mike Zimmerman, Charles Oellenfeldt, Fred Jacobs and August Bolllnger. ALGONA K. OF C. PUN INITIATION HERE ON SUNDAY Mass, Degrees, Dinner and Program Planned; 26 Men in Class Final plans are complete for the Knights of Columbus initiation to be held Sunday, May 1, In Algona, C. H. Ostwinkle, grand knight, announces. The initiation will begin with candidates and members attending the 8:30 mass at St Cecelia's church. The first degree will be exemplified before dinner in Anderson's hall. The second and third degrees will follow dinner. J. D. Lowe will act as toastmaster. Program numbers win Include vocal selections by Miss Anita Rose Kohlhaa* and Miss Evelyn Cape- ctus, Elmo McCormick of Fort Dodge, and a piano solo by Jane Cretzmeyer of Algona. Speakers will be J. J. Meyer of Carroll, Iowa, Ray Conlcy, state secretary of the K. C.'s of Des Moines and Lawrence Brennan, district deputy, of Emmetsburg. A class of about 26 will be taKen in, It was stated. Music Concert by Club Next Monday A musical concert, sponsored by the Algona Woman's club, will be given free of charge next Monday evening, May 2, at eight o'clock at the high school auditorium. The public is cordially Invited to attend the concert which is the Woman's club contribution to national mimic week observation. Artists from Drake University, including a male quartet, reader, and •oiolst will prevent the program. Fund* for bringing the concert to Algonians were raised by a benefit given by the social and finance committees of the Woman's club of which Mrs. E. W. Lusby and Mrs. H. M. Potter are chairmen. 1-1-39 gigotta itypcr DCS jHotiits Established 1865 ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, APRIL 2«, 1JW8 J'ajrcs VOL. in.—NO. i? MERCHANTS GO WILD IN $ DAY BUYS » * * ^^ »•* **« ,,,. **• **• ••• •*• Big Bargain Day Thursday Also Causes Editorial Brainstorm GUARANTEEEACH Kossuth Produced 3,571,120 Lbs. Sugar in '37 - Believe It or Not Believe it or not—but Kossuth county produced exactly 3,571,120 pounds of suger In 1937. The county soil conservation office force started work this week on checking the 193? beet, program, and made that dli* covery In statistics presented from sugar beets plants. The 49 farmers who raised the beet! will receive something like $20,000 for participation In the conservation program. The result is that Kossuth county Is the largest producer of sugar beets In the state, and provides enough sugar to sweeten many a cup of coffee on many a breakfast table. In the meantime, this week, acreage allotments for the 1938 corn control program were being mailed out as rapidly as_ completed. Any appeal therefrom must he stated in writing. Clarence Janvrln, statistician, said Monday, and presented to the county office within IB days after receipt of notice. Farmers sign no agrement to be In the 1638 program; they either comply with allotments set, or are not In the program. Every fanner and landlord of county land Is receiving an acreage notification. BURT MAN JOINS U.S. AIR CORPS Lather Fairbanks of Burt, son of Air. and Mrs. Grant Fairbanks, wa* sworn in last Friday at Kansas City as a lieutenant In the V. S. Army air corps and expects to report for duty within a couple of weeks. He expect* to be assigned to Barksdale Field, at Shrevoport, La. He was flown from Kansas City to Fort Dodge in an army plane. Luther is a graduate of the flying school at Kelly Field, San Antonio, and flew with the army for two years at Fort Crockett, Galveftton, Texas. He wa» taking training at the same time as Lelghton Mlsbach of Algona. ' Mr. and Mrs. Fairbanks have three chldlren. The term of service is set at five years, It was understood. Good luck, Luther and happy landings! Spring Football Practice Gets Going; 20-30 Report HOGS Best light butch., 110-160 .J7.00-7.25 7.25-7.50 Best light butch., 160-180 Best light butch., 180-220 7.60-7.70 B«st light butch., 220-260 7.60 Med. heavy, 280-270 7.80 Med. heavy, 270-290 7.40 Med. heavy, 290-328 7.30 Butchers, 326-380 7.20 Butchers, 380-400 7.00 Packing sows, 276-380 6.80 Packing sows, 380-400 6.70 Packing sows, 400-800 6.50 CATTLE Canners and cutters $2.76-3.75 Veal calves —• 8.00-7.00 Stock steers 5.00-7.00 Fat yearlings l^!'?}! Fat steers 6.60-7.so D..JI. 4.80-8.50 Fat cows 4.00-5.00 GRAIN No. 3 mixed corn *3Mi No. 3 white corn IS 1 * No. 3 yellow corn ** No. 2 white oats 234 Barley, No. 3 39 EGGS Hennery* No. J No. 3 Cash cream— . Mo. 1 No. 2 i «w*«t * POULTRY Hens, over 5 Ibs Ifcinr 4 to S Uw Hens, under 4 Ibs Leghorn hens Cocks, under 4H Cocks, over 4H Geese, live 1<J« Ducks, Uv« Mark«U subject to Chang* by tb» time ol publication Two weeks of football fundament- nib are being given to a group of boys that are not out for track at the high school. Pass throwing, 1-ass receiving, blocking and tackling are being stressed to thla squad of boys. Graduation of Lynk, all-conference halfback. In the backfleld. will leave a vacancy that has to be filled by someone that can pass, call signal* ^d block. Lewis Neville, nSHmwrSKi GIVES CHARTER TO ESTHER VILLE Help Install New Club; 70 Members, Wives at Program Algona Rotarians, the "daddy" club of the new Rotarian group at Esthcrville, played a prominent part In the presentation of a charter to the new organization, last Thursday evening. About 70 from Algona were present, including Rotary Anns. Among those attending from here were the following and their wives: Dr. F. C. Scanlan, M. P. Weaver, Ralph Miller, Joe Kelly, W. E. McDonald, H. M. Hauberg, J. W. Dau. Wm. Dau, Harold Gilmore, A. W. Amunson, A. L. Brown, G. S. Buchnaan, Rev. Burgess, W. A. Foster. Chet Holt, K. D. James, Dave Leffert, W. A. Lorenz, John McDowell, Eugene Murtagh, J. F. Overmyer, J. M. Pool, Dennis Pratt, L. F. Rice and Fred Timm. Others attending included J. A. Brownell, W. C. and I. G. Dewcl, Melznr Falkenhainer, E. J. Gilmore, John Haggard. Melzar Haggard, N. C. Rice and W. W. Sullivan. Dr. Scanlan presided at the session. At the regular meeting of the Algona club, Monday noon, W. C. Dewel spoke, giving a historical review of events during the early years of the club. N. C. Rice is program chairman. a letterman and sophomore, looks like first choice to fill that particular position. The other three men in the back field will be boys that played there last fall, Junior Long, LeRoy Lee, and Roger Michel. In the line Jesse Reynolds, Bruce Miller, Julius Baas, and Kenneth Holmes will be developed into ends to fill the holes left by Bob Muckey COURTHOUSES BOWUNG CHAMP AT SEASON END Stage Final Rally to Cop First; Titonka, Skelly Tie for Second Once again the Courthouse bowlers are crowned kings of the Kossuth bowling fraternity. Displaying a final surge of power, the team composed of Carl Pearson, Jack Fraser, H. B. White Duke Klnsey and Casey Loss, stepped into first place and held it right through until the finish, last Friday night from a point several weeks back. The team had been up among the leaders all season, but not until the final weeks did it demonstrate its real staying powers, nnd winning powers as well. At any rate, Bill Barry played host Monday evening at his annual stag party for bowlers, anil a good time was had by all. Final league standings: Team W Courthouse 52 Titonka 48 Skelly 48 Irvington 46 Phillips 43 Wesley 41 Flowers 37 44 Burt '. 3T 44 Jr. C. C 29 52 .uVerne 26 55 One of the best things about the eague this year was the showing o he out-of- town teams, bowlinp heir first season on the local alleys and Joe McNeil. At tackle butt* < Uon. John Kohllmai, positions, Wesley Dale Ehrhradt, Durwood Helberg and Frank Green. The graduation of Harold Banwart and Don Willasson Ifeves a hole in the forward wall that is difficult to fill. Candidates for this position are Clarence Devine, Bob Deul, Eugene Van Alstyne, Richard Halpln and Bud Morck. Center position will be taken core of by "Tuffy" Anderson, all-conference center and captain of the 1938 team. Russell Thorpe a freshman, is being coached to be his binder- study. Following is a list of boys that have been working for the past week at fundamentals: Elmer Lat- tlmer, Dean Lowe, LeRoy Lee, Jesse Reynolds, Frank Green, Dale Ehrhardt. Merle Conklin, Robert Conklin. Lewis Neville, Jerome Neilsen, Julius Baas, Kenneth Holmes, Henry Geilenfeld, Russell Thorpe, Kenneth Pedersen, RUSH Buchanan, Richard Halpin, John Holdren, Vincent Isaacson, Gerald Pedersen,, George Dutton, Eugene Van Alstyne. Walter Gorman and Andrew Philips. TRACK TEAM HAS DUAL L Pet. 29 .642 33 .59! .593 .668 .831 .50f .457 .45 .35R .32 33 35 38 40 And until next fall, adieu. Academy Students Win High Honors Presenting Miss Pauline Zender, sophomore, who took the Academy as far as the finals in extemporaneous speaking and who won first place in the humorous division Of the consolation finals in the diocesan declamatory contest. Photo by Brown's Studio. Fenton Making Activity Plans For Near Future j Fenton: The Fenton Community j ^iaftr^finTto^pOTHRr^WPP, which will be held late In the su»-| mer. Committees appointed for prelim-1 inary arrangements: S. E. Straley, I chairman and J. A. G. Smith, Haran Gaard, J. A. Schwartz, Vernon | Meyers, Raymond Pricbe and Wilfred Stoebcr. E. C. Fauerby and J. F. Newel gave a report on their recent trip to the office* of Governor Nels Kraschcl nnd the'state highway commission in regard to state highway number 44. It was learned that the road will be graded this summer and bridged between Whit» temore and Fenton. Members of :he state highway commission eng- neers are working on the road at this time. A screen for community movies will be erected between Dr. E. W. Ruske's office and the post office. Others committees named were Harold Geronsin and Clarence Theesfieid to be in charge of soft ball games. F. P. Newel, Paul Eigler and Dr. E. W. Ruske were named to arrange nad announce closing of stores and all business places on legal holidays. A large number turned out for this meeting and it was decided since the attendance has been so good all S. & L. Firm Takes Lease on Ex-Christensen Store Work on Construction To Start at Once, fEope to Open in July The S. & L. Department Stores. Inc., of Minneapolis, Minn., has tented the store space formerly occupied by Christensen Bros. Co. In the Quinby building, which was badly destroyed by fire some weeks ago. The general contract for rebuilding of the Quinby building was let to George L. Miller, Monday night. The Pratt Electric of Algona had the accepted electrical contracting bid, and the plumbing and heating contract wan to be let this morning. Work l« to start Immediately. Announcement of the firm's rental of the space was made yesterday by Theo. Hutchison, new owner of the building. Work was to begin at once on reconstruction, with contract for the work to be let after opening of bids on'Monday night Second Floor Office* On the second floor, offices wili be constructed with a court-effect in the center, from which the office? will open. This will be one of the newest nnd most modern types of office construction, allowing out side windows for all offices, and also providing large central space as waiting room. It is the hope of Mr. Hutchison that the work will be completed by July 15th. The same front will be used, with new backgrounds. All wiring In the uilding will be new. and it will be ompletely Insulated. All Loral Help The S. * L. Co., we are Informed, 111 hire all local help with the xception of the manager of the ocal store. The organization has a number of .ores, closest one to our knowledge eing at Mankato, Minn. The firm rlglnated at Brooklngs. S. D., and as shown a rapid growth since hat time. General offices are now maintained in Minneapolis. Officials of the store have in- ormed Mr. Hutchison that they will provide the type and class of tore that the community desires, with departments to include is many lines of merchandise as seem o fit Into the Algona retail trade Icture, DRUNK DRIVING (fF JW t f * * ! rfifil 16c 26c Pair Turn in 38 Kossuth Fox Pelts L. L. Ludwlg and Al Rosenmeyer of the St. Benedict-Wesley vicinity, turned up with the pelts of 38 foxes last week end, and astounded not only the county auditor's force, but also must have thrown consternation into the camps of other conservation units A'ho are competing for prizes in the predatory game contest being held throughout the county. One den netted the boys 11 foxes and cubs, and in two dens, nine each were found. The Burt unit also scored in the fox hunt when eight cubs of which seven were taken alive were caught by Roscoe Mawdsley. John Kenefick's Father Succumbs Thomas J. Kenefick, 70, father of Dr. John Kenefick of Algona, passed away Sunday at St. Paul, in a hospital, from pneumonia. Mr. Kenefick was postmaster of Eagl« Grove, and had been a prominent civic leader at Bagl« Grove for many years. Surviving are his widow, four sons and four daughters. ings all summer. Preceding the meeting all attended a dinner at the Boyken cafe. MEET SLATED TODAY The Algona high school track year that the club wMl hold meet team has a dual meet scheduled fcr today at Britt, with the Britt team. However, inclement weather may prevent the meet. The Algona team was entered in the Cherokee relays and field events, last Saturday, but the competition was pretty tough, with crack schools from western Iowa and South Dakota entered. Presenting John Lee Holtzbauer, senior, who captured the Bisop Heelan trophy in the oratorical division of the Sioux City diocesan declamatory contest. Photo by Brown's Studio. A Woman Driver Has Fun—As The Pedestrians Run Keith Elbertson of Swea City if he was in the machine at the time, will probably think twice before being out-talked about who will drive his car. A machine registered in his name hurdled the curb in front of the Madson 10:30 p. & Hanson store, about m., Thursday, doing little Rifle Shooters Do Light Bulb Damage Youthful Daniel Boones who confuse redskins with electric light bulbs in the vicinity of Algona, had better watch out or the city police will confiscate their flints and powder, i This is the edict of H. A. Van Alstyne, marshal, who reports quite a bit of damage being done by BB guns and air rifles. One gun has been taken away so far, and others may follow. Chief damage reported to date is from the vicinity of the Andy Godfredson home where 23 lights were shot out, and from South Algonian Honored For Science Work Dr. G. G. Naudain, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Naudain of Algona, was recently honored at ;t convention in Charleston, South Carolina, by being named as president of the South Carolina Academy of Science. Dr. Naudain is a brother of Val Naudain of this city, and is a visitor here practically every summer. His old Algona friends will be delighted to hear of this great honor which has been given him. damage, but causing no small end of surprise to the car's occupants and bystanders who hopped, skipped and jumped out of the way. It seems that a local young lady persuaded her boy iriend that shi should drive the car and did. The car, like a bronco in unfamiliar hands, took its own course, and the result is described above. No hits, no runs, but one error. St. Joe Pupils In Fine Program, Fri, St. Joe: St. Joseph school pupils presented a fine program last Friday evening, with a large crowd ir attendance. Jones street, where similar dam- Opening the program was a carol age was done. The big electric "Algona" sign on the "Pan Long hill" south of the fair grounds has also been shot up. Juvenile Hearing for Bancroft, Girl, Today A juvenile court hearing is scheduled to be held today before Judge George A. Heald on the delinquency of a 15 year-old girl from the Bancroft vicinity. Her grandparents have beer, looking after her, and it seems that developments have caused them and county officials to decide to go over the matter in the presents of the court. If delinquent, she will probably be sent to a home for juvenile delinquents. Algona Boy Heads U. of M. Publication Fenton Man's Car Side swiped Geo. Mahoney Machine Monday Ernest Hnack. Fenton, was resting in the Kossuth county jail, to- dity, charged with driving while intoxicated, following an accident that occurred Monday afternoon, four miles south of Fenton. Haack's cur sldeswiped a machine driven by George Mahoney of Algona. With Mr Mahoney were his wife and her sister. Haack also had a passenger. The Haack machine did not stop, and Mahoney turned around and followed it. Some two miles up the road he found Kaack's cur In the ditch. Sheriff Casey Loss was called, and arrested Haack. It was reported that a preliminary hearing would be held today in justice court here, unless the defendant decides to enter an immediate plea of guilty in district court. Trio of Licenses To Wed Issued Marriage licenses issued during the past week are as follows, from the records of the clerk of point's office of Kossuth county: Elmer J. Seward. Easton. Minn., and Kiithryn Walker, Mankato, Minn., April 23. Frank Grant and Madeline Fotrtsch. Wesley. April 23rd. Herbert French, LuVerne, and Bernadine Barnes, Algona, April 20th. Truck Turns Over On Highway 169 Irvington: A, large loaded truck tipped over one day last week on highway 169 just south of the Gee. Hackman farm. The truck- wan traveling at a high rate of speed and turned out to pass a car driven by Mrs. Sam Miller and then went into the ditch landing bottom side up. The occupants of the truck were unknown here, but were from Omaha and were going to Mon- kato Minn. It was necessary to get the assistance of a wrecker before the debris could be cleaned away. Quite fortunately no one was seriously injured. presented by the glee club, followed by a musical number presented by the grade pupils. A string ensemble offered "Santa Lucia." Grades seven and eight presented "Darnem and Daily Circus" and grades eleven and twelve offered "I Say Safety." Marthu Becker and Mary Faber gave a duet, "Military March", followed by a juvenile minstrel number from grades 5 and 6. Caroline Kirsch and Rita Thul offered "Comrades Waltz", and the concluding number was a five scene play, presented by a cast from the high school. Divorce Recorded Entry in court records of a divorce granted to Ellen Yopp from Fred Yopp, in Ravalli county, Montana, was made this week. Property connected with the divorce caused the entry. The Yopp* were evidently former Kossuth residents. Petition to Adopt St. Benedict Baby An adoption petition was filed this week by Harvey E. Johnson and Ellen M. Johnson, grandparents of Larry Craig Johnson, asking that they be legally appointed parents of the latter. Milwaukee Sioux East Has Change In Leaving Time An important change in the schedule of the cant bound Sioux train ou the Milwaukee road (No. 22) is announced by the railroad company, an effective on last Sunday, April 24. The train will leave Algonu at 7:97 for Chicago, arriving there at 7:JJ5 a. m. Lady Golfers to Open Season, 28th Harold Lauber. new "pro" at the Algona Country club, has announced that golf lessons for ladies will begin Wednesday, April 27th, at ten a. m. The lessons will be free William Steele, president of the club, will appoint a lady golf committee and a bridge committee. The two committees can work with -i social committee in laying out plans for the coming season. In the kitchen and "pro" shop, the coal range has been discarded and a new Skelgas stove installed. The roof has also been repaired no more leaks during dunces. Sellstrom Boys To Get College Awards Palmer and Robert Sellstrom, sons of Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Sellstrom, will receive letters in swimming at n special reception to be held thii evening (Tuesday) for members of the Gustavus Adolphus college ath letic teams to win championships since last fall. The Sellstrom boys, well known and widely liked by their classmates of Algona high school, and the community in general, havt been making a splendid record at St. Peter, Minn., college. business manager ot Ski-U-Mah magazine, University of Minnesota humor publication for the 1938-39 year, it was announced last week nt Minneapolis. "Chuck" is a junior at the university, and for (he past two years lias been circulation manager of the magazine, doing a splendid job. During the summers he hns been working for Northrup King & Co. as a salesman. Schenck Boys Get Magazine Recognition Writing from the executive offices of Time magazine, Donald F. Higgins, one of the editor*, had the following to «ay about a recent Htory which appeared In this paper about the Hons of Mr. and Mrs. A B. Schenck of Union township, who are keeping a scrupbonk of current events from clippings taken from the weekly "March of Time" feature carried in this newspaper. "While I was aware of the extensive readership of you paper in Kossuth county. I had no idea you had such u youthful following. "It in good to know that the March of Time is making a hit. i. ml I am delighted with this littli- Fenton Players To Join Other Teams Fenton: This community will probably not have a baseball team tliis summer as thu backbone ol the Fenton team seems to have joined teams entered in the new North Kossuth county baseball league. Lloyd Hutchinson. Frank Drey- cr and Wayne Alderson are regulars from last year's Fenton team who will play with Lotts Creek this season. Vernon Meyers and Arnold Kuecker have been working out with Ringsted. and Arthur Krause may also join them. AND EVERY ITEM AT COST OR LESS One Day City-wide Smash Bargain Event Set For Thursday We sing a song of sixpence A pocket full of dough, A story of real bargains To make the old heart glow. Tis written thus In poetry Although 'tis hard to rhyme, Perchance to catch the vision And thus save you a dime. Each merchant In our city Is stocked with bargains real, To sell to you on Thursday— They really are a steal. The pages of this paper Will tell the story well. Their bargains are nil daisies, And really ring the bell. You maybe think we're nutty And so indeed we might. But one thing surp we do know, The bargains are all right. On this coming Thursday Anrll 28th to be rnnrrete, Alsronn stores both hie and small Offer bargains you cnn't beat. f we wore really truthful We could even further go, The boys are losing money To put on this big show. Thev cannot mnke n profit f With prices below cost, But they nrc all good fellows No matter what is lost. Tho Idon is n simple one To offer bargain buys. To please the buying public. To startle each one's eyen. « • i would profit . «* t V8 * *>Ut>. ' ' Cohie to town oh Thursday And never bear a holler. The goods nro fresh and ready The cordial rlerks are prime, To greet a million customers And save them many n dime. Our advertising bargains Tell the story very clear, How you can save a dollar Which we seem to hold so dear. We've written ninny stories About trade days surh as this, But here's one we really sny We hope you do not miss. We guarantee the nrlres As being red hot buys, And tell you very honestly That we speak not in lies. To back up our own statement We invite a good old fuss, And if you find not bargains We ask you to kick to us. But we are pretty certain In a statement thus so bold, That visitors to Algona Will find their not of gold. All of which, folks, is another way of saying that Thusrday Is Silver Dollar Day in Algona. Every store advertising specials* In today's paper for Thursday, April 28th. has promised us and the Chamber of Commerce, that they are offering items and combinations of items that are at cost or below cost for this one day only. And the contents of the ads will prove that statement. Algona's stores are wide open, ami thrifty shoppers can make unheard of savings in every line of merchandise. All right, now it's up to you. Be seeing you. Thurs- Mrs. Carl Hutchins Hostess, April 27 Irvington: The April 27 meeting of the Plum Creek Literary society will be held at the home of Mrs. Carl Hutchins. Roll call will be responded to by naming suitable .pictures for the home. Mrs. Carrie Johnson will talk on "The Appreciation of Pictures" whHu "American Artists and their Picture.-." \vi\l be presented by Mrs. Dura Weber. The program will close with Mrs Ruth Davidson speaking on "The (Spanish Needlework," The next day! Northwestern Taxes in Kossuth County Total $22,158.25 Taxes levied on the Chicago & Northwestern Railway's operating property in Iowa for 1937 totalled $626,840.48, according to report just issued by A. A Miller, Tax Commissioner of the railway. Of this total Kossuth county receives $22,158.23, divided as follows: State taxes {2.243.44; county taxes'. $8.376.54; school taxes. $10,081.00; township taxes, $24.71; city taxes, $1.422.51. The first installment of these taxes was paid in March, 1938. Merritt a Candidate Lion Merritt, Algona. announced Monday that he would be a candidate for county coroner on the republican ticket. Dr. R. A. Evans has already announced for reelec- regular meeting on Mqy 11. will b«-i lion on the democratic ticket. The the annual Mother's Day meeting i coroner job is one that pays no with Mrs. Maude Jergcnseii charge of the program. New Sweet Shop A ntw ice cream and sweet .'hop will open soon in the location next to the Coffee Shop, on North Tlior- infcton street Details are uul known, but equipment wa.> movt.U in Monday. salary, except for actual work in connection with cases. Merritt wan county coroner a number of years ago. Ted Larson lill Ted Larson of the Druggists Mutual was ill and unable to be at work last Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Dollar Day, Thurf. April 28; Every Advertised Item at Cost or Below

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