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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 3, 1938
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mSTOntCAL DEFT. Rewrites Of Ntwt From Utt Thunday'j Kotitrth County 1 Advanct POST, American Legion, will meet this evening (Tuesday) with the meeting to be turned over to discussion of sponsoring a junior Legion baseball team. Committee members In charge of the program Will Include O. S. Reiley, W. H. Geerlng, A. H. Borchardt, James Watts, F. L. McMahon, Leo Spllles, O. W. Erickson, John Beiser, E. F. Kinsey, Marvin Kain and John Foth. STANLEY E. JOHNSON, city mail carrier here for the past several years, has switched Jobs with Helbert Long, a rural carrier out of Magnolia, Minn., and was to have moved there last Saturday. Johnson suffered a bad heart attack a few months back, and although he had welcomed a city carrier job, coming here from Conde, S. D., In a trade with the late Howard Vtn- son, finds it necessary to again take a rural route because of hi? health. The new carrier and his family will occupy the house In which the Johnson family has been living. • * • MART GI8CH, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. Qisch, Union township, will teach at Lone Rock next year. She is a graduate of Lone Rock high school, and has been teaching at Pioneer. She will have charge of the third and fourth grades. FATHER MAYNARD Is the new priest at Ledyard. He was once a priest In Algona. He was Installed at Sacred Heart church, Ledyard, a week ago last Sunday. jfflome* Established 1865 ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, -MAY :.. i.>:Ys Kisrht Papcs VOL. :?7.—\<>. 18 CHARGES SLANDER, ASKING $5,000 MEURER, 6, son of Mr. ' and Mrs. J. T. Meurer, was Injured in a fall down the cellar stairs at his home recently, and was unconscious for two and one-half hourr. No serious after effects have been reported. • • • ERNEST HAACK, Fenton, entered a plea of guilty to a charge of drunken driving in district court, Tuesday of last week, and was fined 1300 and costs. He indicated that he expected to lay out a portion of the fine In jail, at the rate of $3 per day. » * • JUNE HAVERLY, Wesley, won top honors in a typing contest for her district, and will represent the district in a state contest at DCS Molnes, May 14. • • • MRS. D. J. 8CANLAN, Rock Valley, mother of Drs. F. C. and C. J. Scanlan, Algona, passed away early last Tuesday morning. Funeral services were held last week. • * • LAILA REECE, Ledyard, daugh- of Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Reece, wns married to Adam Wilhelml, Bancroft, at Sacred Heart church in , Ledyard, a week ago Saturday. • • • THE MARTIN METERS of Letts Creek celebrated their silver wedding anniversary, Sunday of last week with a goodly number ^ of ARLINE MILLER, LuVerne high school typist, won high honors In a recent threeway contest between LuVerne, Corwith and Renwlck. • • • MARRIED: Bernadine Barnes, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. H. C. Barnes, Rolfe, and Herbert French, LuVerne, son of Mrs. S. B. French, Hollywood, California, and Algonn, Thursday morning at St. Cecelia 1 ) Catholic church, in Algona. Mrs. French has been a nurse at the Kossuth hospital for several years, and Mr. French Is managing a lumber yard at LuVerne. Ethcllne Muckey became the bride i of Mac E. Barrow of Davenport, April 17. The bride is a graduate, 1937, of the Algona high school, and went to Rock Island, III., last June with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Muckey. Burt, Wesley Hi Nines to Meet Here Thursday for County Title Wesley and Burt high schools will play for the county high school baseball championship on the Algona diamond Thursday afternoon, May 5, starting at 2:30 o'clock, it was announced Monday by Supt. Bowie of Burt Burt won its right to the finals by defeating Lone Rock, 5 to 3; Grant, 10 to 0, and Fenton, 7 to 2, in the final for the west half tournament. Wesley went to the finals, defeating Bancroft, 5 to 3, in the last game. The two top teams from the county will be eligible to enter the district meet, which means that both Wesley and Burt can enter. If they choose. Supi Bowie was trying this week to bring the district tournament to Burt, which would involve some 12 to 14 teams, to play next week. Plan Air Mail Pickup in Kossuth Towns, May 19 A special air mail pick up service from Algona and possibly several other Kossuth towns where landing fields are available, IB being planned for May IB, in connection with the National Air Mall Week, it was stated Monday. The plan calls for preliminary arrangements whereby local firms and business people, and others, and groups In other cooperating Kossuth towns, would make id- vance preparations for pickup of air mail, and get the sacks to the landing fields, where they will be picked up by special plane. Definite Information about the plane pickup has yet to be received. Sullivan Names Committee Postmaster W. W. Sullivan has appointed a local committee to make arrangements for Algona's part In the celebration of National Air Mail Week, May 15-21. He nam- 3 From Kossuth To Help Swedish Celebration Plans A suggested quota of $2,000 today was set for the Fort Dodge district by officials of the Swedish-American Tercentenary Association in their nation-wide campaign to raise $750.000 for endowment of the American Swedish Historical Museum in Philadelphia. Heading the Fort Dodge ronimit- tee is the Rev. O. T. Erickson, Fort Dodge. The Fort Dodge committee includes: James Nelson, Lakotu; the Rev. M. Sjostrund, Algonu; and the Rev. Raymond C. Swanson, Swea City. HOGS Best light butch., 110-160 . $7.00-7.25 Beat light butch., 160-180 .. 7.25-7.50 Best light butch., 180-220 7.60 Best light butch., 220-250 7.50 Med. heavy, 250-270 7.S5 Med. heavy, 270-290 7.20 Med. heavy, 290-325 7.10 Butchers, 325-350 7.00 Butchers, 350-400 6.80 Packing sows, 270-350 6.70 Packing sows, 350-400 ._ 6.60 Packing sows, 400-500 6.50 CATTLE Canners. and cutters $2.75-$3.75 Veal calves 5.00-7.00 Stock steers 5.00-7.00 Fat yearlings 6.60-7.00 Fat steers 6.50-7.25 Bulls 4.50-6.50 Fat cows . ..: 4.00-5.00 GKAIN No. 3 mixed corn |42'.i No. 3 white corn 44Vi No. 3 yellow corn 43 Ho. 2 white oaU 22 Barley, No. 3 38 EGGS Hennerys 18c No. 1 18c No. 2 He Cash cream— No. 1 2«c No. 2 Me Sweet ~..37c POULTRY Hen*, over 5 Ibi * 1*0 Hens, 4 to 5 Hw. lie H«n», under 4 llw lie Leghorn h*n» - Ho Cocks, under 4V» 60 Cocks, over 4^4 8c Geese, live 10c Duck., live Mo Market* subject to change by tat time of publication. NE KOSSUTH CAR CRASH GETS TWO IN SERIOUS JAM Lake Mills Man Facing Grand Jury Probe of Oscar Bergsted, Lake Mills', was bound over to the Kossuth grand jury for the September term of court by Justice P. A. Danson, last Friday, on charges of driving while intoxicated. A second case against Hans Rustad, also of Lake Mills, owner of the machine Bergsted was driving, but not behind the wheel at the time, was fined on a charge of being drunk and disorderly at the game time. Berffsted was arrested following a collision between the Rustad car and one owned and driven by Ingvald Askeland. The collision occurred two miles west of Buffalo Center, just over the Kossuth county line. Rustad was also injured, receiving a bad cut over the eye. Sheriff Casey Loss and Deputy! Art Cogley were called to the accident scene, and made the arrest i. Bergsted was released under a bond of $1,000, this week. Rustad paid a fine of $25 and costs. Both machines were quite badly damaged. The accident is alleged to have occurred when Askeland stopped at a stop sign, and Berg- feted failed to do so. crashing into Askeland's car. Askeland was alone and uninjured. M. H. Fatkenhalner, chairman, Dr. L: C. Nugent, Commander of the American Lrglon, and Oliver S. Reiley, Secretary of the Chamber of Commerce. Wbrd has been received from Charles W. Gatchet, Des Molnes Register pilot, who is, also in charge of the air mall round-up schedule for May 19, that the old Algona field can be used, and in fact, this landing field has been placed on the state map received at the local postoffice. This in the old American Legion airport, west of town on Highway 18. A special cachet, which includes the name of Algona, has been ordered from Des Moines, and will be -used on all outgoing air mall leav ing here May 19th. Essay Contest Under Way Postmaster Sullivan has been busy arranging for the essay contest in the""Algona schools, to be submitted on national air mall week activities, and he is also urging other communities In the county to send their air mail to Algona for the one day. It Is expected that because of the special cachets used in towns and cities in Iowa having airports, many stamp and envelope collectors will attempt to get mail which has used these cachets. The air mail rate for any place In the United States and Canada Is six cents per ounce and slightly higher In foreign countries. Let- mailed in Algona any after* errtoon, just 24 hours later. Local citizens and business houses ore urged to take advantage of nlr mnil week and especially air mail dny, May 19. Young Democrats Name New Officers May O'Brien was named ,ireu- Ident of the Kossuth Yoiin<* Duni-j ocruts, at a meeting held Monday night in the court house. Francis Duffy was named secretary and James Murtagh, secretary. Vice presidents are Jim Hogan of Wiiii- temorc, Frank Rerker of Bancroft and LeRoy Kleinpeter of Wesley Delegates to the state convention named were M. C. McMahon. Algona: James Geelan, Whittemore; Art Cogley. Algonu; May O'Brien, Algona; Imelda Dooley and Leo Immerfali, Algona; Frank Reciter and Francis Duffy. Kossuth Barbers Met at Bancroft Bancroft: Members of Chapter 550 of the Master Barbers' association met at the Bancroft Barber Shop Wednesday evening. Representatives from the following towns were in attendance: West Bend, Whittemore, Algona, Burt, Fcnt MI, Ringsted, Swea City and Ledyard. Delegates elected to attend tin- state convention were Jens Nor- dtthl of Fenton and C. M. Baker of Bancroft. Tom Sherman of Wesley was elected alternate. Rusa Brady cf Whittemore gave an interesting talk. 13 Initiated Into Local K. C. Lodge Thirteen candidates were Initiated into the Algona Knights of Columbus, Sunday, with officials from nearby lodges conducting degree work. New members, all from Algona, are Alphonse Lensing, Wm. A. Barry, Edward Thiasen, Ivan Kollasch, Wm. A. Bestenlehner, Joa. J. Be»t- enlehner, John Doughan, Wm. Pech, John McEvoy, Paul Oatwln- kle, Wm. J. Hood, John L. HolU- bauer and Joseph Peter Krtepc. A banquet was one ot the highlights ot the occasion, served at St. Cecelia'* Acftdwny by U»» ladies. "PEEPING TOM" DEFENDANT GETS $15 FINE HERE John Conner, Mitchell, S. D., was given a $15 fine, and a sentence of 15 days In the county jail, by Mayor C. F. Specht, Friday, after his arrest as a "Peeping Tom" last Thursday evening. Conner was charged with assaull and battery. Roy Crapser, returning home about 11 p. m. Thursday, was slugged by a stranger whom he found looking into windows at his home. Later, Conner was -ir- resled, and officers said his description tallied with that of the intruder on the Crapser premises. The defendant denied that he was at the Crapser place, his attorney. M. C. McMahon stated, but admitted that he had been in a frac-is earlier in the evening. However, he did not fight the case, agreeing to attempt to raise the fine and then leave town. Tile court agreed to suspend his jail sentence if he would do so, and pay the fine. Alton Pettit Gets Crushed Leg Bone Lone Rock: Alton Pettit h;ul ,-i small bone crushed in his lift leg half way between the ankk- and knee last Wednesday afternoon when a gravel truck, which he was driving, turned over and pinned his left leg under it. The accident occurred between the Hanna farms south of Lone Rock He stepped out of the cab onto the running board to see if anyone was behind him and in doing so the steering wheel swerved the truck to the left side of the road, striking the soft shoulder of the road and ti)rning over. He WHS binned under the truck for half an hour. School children found him and summoned aid. He was taken immediately to the Kossuth hospital at Algona where his leg was put in u cast. He is now nt the home of his sister, Mrs. Evelyn Earing. Youngsters Shaken Up in Accident Several folks were shaken up. and a little girl injured in u collision Saturday afternoon, at the Northwestern railway crossing between machines driven by Sim Leigh of Irvlngton, and Mrs. Wm. Hauptly of Wesley. Mary Ann Kutschara, riding with Mrs. Hauptly, was cut on the nose and treated at the General hospital. A little son of Mr. Leigh was also hurt some. A blinding, late afternoon sun is believed to have caused the collision. 150 AT RALLY ASK R1NGSTED PRIMARY ROAD Would Make County road To Cylinder Link in State System (Story Courtesy of The Ringsted Dispatch) Whether the Ringsted'-Cyllnder road will be taken in the Iowa primary highway system this year depends upon the Palo Alto and Emmet county boards of supervisors and whether the government will sanction It as a WPA project At a joint meeting at Emmetsburg Thursday evening over 150 Ringsted and Emmetsburg businessmen and farmers along the proposed road, C. L. McKlnnln, chairman of the state highway commission, said It would be impossible to take the road Into the primary system at present He explained that half of the money turned over to the highway commission, some eight million dollar annually, went to pay off paving bonds and interest, most of the remainder went towards maintenance and what was left was being used to close gaps in paved roads over the state. Would Maintain It Mr. McKinnin said that if the county boards of supervisors would buy the necessary 100-foot right of way along the proposed highway and obtain a PWA grant for construction of the road, that the commission would take it over nnd maintain it. A surfaced road, probably cf the black top variety, was being asked for by the delegation. .Tack Edge, Emmetsburg banker, served as chairman and Introduceu several men who expressed their views favoring the road. P. H. Underwood outlined the efforts that have been put forth the past eight years to obtain a primary road from Ringsted to Cylinder and made a motion that the commission take the road Jnto its system 1m- ItkUljr. The motion -rc . A. HuskamfrweiBBwrTif tn» Palo Alto board of supervisor!, expressed a favorable attitude on behalf of his group. E. S. Camden, chairman of the Emmet county hoard, attended the dinner but retired to the hotel lobby during the meeting nnd would not express himself on the subject. Armstrong Rnnd Discussed FollowinK Mr. McKinnln's explanation of Just how the highway funds were spent Mr. Knudson told of just what was being done to p.lvc Ringsted a surfaced road to Aim- strong this .summer. The new road is a .stabilized base highway, costing $10.000 a mile, half us much as paving. About 50 business men and farmers from Ringsted were in attendance nt the meeting. Friday pome of them were greatly disheartened at the failure of the commission to O. K. the road while others felt that chances of obtaining a government grant greatly enhanced the chance of immediate action. Dollar Day Buys Please Public; Unusual Bargains Really Click Dollar Day, held last Thursday in Algona, proved to be one of the best special shopping events held here in mayn months, according to merchants and shoppers alike. Chief reason for the success of the day was due to the fact that the Chamber of Commerce, sponsor of the event, exactde sponsor of the event, exacted promises from all participating firms that bargains offered would be sold at cost or below. The results were reported as excellent; standard merchandise was sold at prices which brought a steady stream of buyers. A poll of 22 stores, a good cross-section of Algona stores, showed that 11 firms reported business as "much better" than the usual Thursday, seven said it was "some better" and four said it wns "about average." Folks in the Algona trade territory are advised that from now on, each special trading event such as that of last Thursday will be conducted on a cost or less basis, so far as advertised items are concerned. Algona firms will be asked to cooperate in making every bargain day everything that It should be from the 'standpoint of the buyer. Watch for special sales events—they'll save you money every time. 4ATHTONKA ARE HURT IN HOME MISHAPS Misfortune Crowds into «i Two-Day Period of Accidents Titonka: A period of two days resulted in four injuries to residents of Titonka, ranging from minor to quite serious. The injured arc: Art Loafs Patricia Ball Harold Miller Telko Sta-ker infant Mr. Loats was injured Thursday evening while helping with chores. A nail punctured his left hand, going through between the middle and third finger, and coming out on the top of his hand. He was treated by a doctor, and given shots against lockjaw. His arm is now in a sling. Friday morning, Patricia Ball was walking home from school, when she tripped on a rough place left eye. The woufld had to T be closed with a clamp. Thursday, while helping to move his household goods from the Henry Meyer nparlmc>:,t to the house vacated by the H. Herrlnga family, Harold Miller smashed one of his fingers while loading n refrigerator. The 18 months old son of Mr nnd Mrs. Tclko Stccker ran a wire into his hand while in the ynrd with his father. He was brought to town nnd n serum was administered t/i prevent lockjaw. Swea Cityan Not In Accident Here Reports of an accident In last week's paper were garbled, and we welcome a chance to correct them. In the accident fh» toreurrrd a week ngo Thursday, In front of Madfion & Hanson's store, a machine owned by Ronald Frascr hit u machine parked at the curb, nnd owned by Keith Albertson of Swen City, throwing the latlcr's machine across thr sidewalk. Nobody was in the Albert-ton rar, uliich wns locked. However, in getting the report, the only mention nmde was that of the Albertson machine, which was simply an innocent victim of the whole affair. A girl was driving Frascr's machine. Frnner is from Algona. Mr. Albertwon, who is in bunlneftH in SWPU City, was In no way connected with the accident, mid was an Innocent party to the entire matter. BOYS, 14 AND 10, CONFESS THEFTS IN HOMES, HERE Watches, Jewelry Recov ered After Being Sold to Local Woman Ledyard Woman Injured in Fall Ledyard: Mrs. Leon Wordea .suffered a painful fall last week Monday while washing. Sho i tuned iown cellar with a basket of cloih mill si'i'lnff smoke in the became excited and fell the .f'jll l<.nj.\tli of the basement ytepi Tht basket saved her from striking her ht:id, but she was briiisct 1 nnd ':niif from the fall. The s IIPKC and fin.- came from a brooiii, w'lich li:iniiiK anstinst the chimney had aught fire. It was easily put out and no damage was done. 52 trace 61 .31 43 .28 35 48 54 trace Weatherman Onens Summer Barrage The weekfe weather follows: Date High Low Rain April 25 56 43 .57 April 26 78 April 27 74 April 28 61 April 29 68 April 30 75 May 1 62 Chicken Thefts At Burt Are Solved Reuben Krueger, farm hand near Burt, waived a preliminary hearing and entered an immediate pie i of guilty be-fore Judge George A Heahl. on i-harses of theft of domestic fowl last Saturday. Krueger confessed taking chickens from tile farms of Earl Shipler md John Schultz, uoth near Burt. Indications were that Krueger would be sentenced to a year in juil. and unless u previous convic- Mon is found, will probably be granted a bench parole by the judgj. Federated Women Meet The Kosauth Federation of Woman's club* will bold an all-day meeting at Fenton today (Tuesday) with the Fenton, LaltoUi and Swea City club* u boatems. Jean Butler of Algona Injured Jean Butler, 5, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. V. Butler, suffered a broken right leg, Friday shortly before noon, while playing on tbe front porch at the Butler home. Jean and a playmate were jumping about when a flower box filled with dirt, and weighing some 200 pounds toppled over and pinned Jean's leg beneath it. She is recovering at her borne. Her leg is in a cast. Doan, Titonka Were « • T. A. Hosts, Friday Doan: A county p. T. A. meeting WHS held al Titonka Friday. Miss I-'epoon of Algona gave a talk on her trip to France and Italy. County officers were elected as follows: Mrs. Fisher of Titonka president; Mrs. Howard French of Titonka, vice president; Mrs. Pearl Asa, treasurer. Doan and Titonka were hostesses at a tea served nt the close of thr meeting. Mrs. Elna Buffington of Doan and Mrs. Homer Downs Titonka poured. of Kossuth Bowling Champs Puzzled The courthouse bowlers lost tw i out of three games in a special match with the Larson Clothier... Fort Dodge champions, last Friday night. To add insult to injury, the hoys got a card from Clare, Iowa, in which the Clare champions said they had seen an account of the Algona-Fort Dodge match in th • papers, and judging by the scores of the Algona team, figured tint they i Clare i and Algona were about in the same bracket. Which is something you can take almost anyway you want to, and has the Courthouse team a bit puzzled. Confession of two boys, one 14 and the .second 10. cleared up the mystery '..f the theft of jewelry from two Jociil homes. City Marshal Van Alstyne stated Monday. Severn! months ago, Fred Peterson reported theft of n wrist watch, wedding ring and clasp ring from his home on East Elm street. Lust week it was discovered that the watch nnd wedding ring had been sold to n woman in the city, who informed officials of the source from wlilch she bought the jewelry. Van Alstyne then obtained n confession from a boy, 14, after n ring had also been reported as missing from the home of hln step-parents. In the meantime, another thef. wns repvted by Mrs. Stfdninn, on East State street, of a wrist watch, last Wednesday. The works from the watch were found at the hotel corner, but not the case. The J_- ycar-nld boy was questioned about that theft, also, but denied stealing it. However, he did suggest that they question another hoy, aged 10, and Die Jailer admitted taking the SUdm.-iii wnlch, Van Alstyne. :.'at- cd. Authorities wert \v!iel her or not to officially fil Gives Old U. S. Flag in Will Irvlngton: Sir. and Mrs. ,loc Mctllle have every right to be proud of an American fine, willed to them by mi uncle of Mr. Mrtlllc, the Into Frank ftfetllte of CaJIfomln. The flag Is made of all-wool serge, the star* being nppliqu- ed on the woo! material. The elder Sir. Mctillc was. In thp U. S. Navy and later was pensioned. At the funeral of the elder Mr. Mrtinv in California, the- flag wan used to drape the casket, and then sent under terms of hi* will to the Irv- Ington family. TRACK TEAM 2ND PLACE WINNER IN TRIANGLE MEET Algona High Entered Today in Conference Meet At Clarion Humboldt high school won a triangular track meet nt Algona, last Friday afternoon, scoring 73 points. Algona was second with 60 points, and Llvcrmore with 17 points was third. Robert Muckey, Algonn cnptnln, wns high point man with 18 points for the Bulldogs. Tho results of the meet follow: 120-yard high hurdles—Bjorn- scn (H) first, Nye (H) second, Lynk (A) third nnd Wendell (Hi fourth. Time :17.2. 100-yard dash—Willasson (Ai first, Looncy (Hi second, Rcasoner (H) third, Trauger (L) fourth. Time :10.5. Mile run—Wcstfall (H) first, Simmons (H) second, Lund (A) third and Crapscr (A) fourth. Time 4:54. 880-yard relay—Algona first, Llv- ermore second and Humboldt third. Time 1:39. atfconrf, (A) third and Steven (A) fourth. Tlmo :B7.4. 880-ynrd run—Westfall (H) first, Urnndow (A) second, Simmons (Hi third nnd Berryhlll (L) fourlh. Time 2:13. 220-yard dnsh--Shilds (L) first, Crnm (L) second. Douglas (A) third and Roasoncr (H) fourth. Time :2!i. Pole vault-Muckey (A) first. Hcnclcy <H> second and Lynk (A> and r.jornsen (H) tied for third place. Height !l ft. 0 in. Discus throw -Meyers (Hi first. McNVill (A) second. Nybc (ID third ind Lynk (A) fourth. Distance !l'i ft. H in. Shot put—Nybp (H) first, Meyers (Hi second, Mrmch <1D third, nnd Long <A> fourth. Distance 3H ft. 7 in. Brodii jump- Muckey (A) first. Rosedale (Hi second. Hansen (ID third, Lynk (Al fourth. Distance HI ft. 1 in. Javelin throw - McN'eill (A> first. Mill-key (AI second, Looney (ID third, f.ynlt A) fourth. Dislar.c- V.'.'l ft. 4 in. High jump Muckey -Vgar <I.i second, and ind Hcnclcy UD tied place. Height fj ft. :! in. IS AFTERMATH OF ACTION IN RECENT TRIAL Walter Hunt, Sr., Plaintiff, Otto Westling, Defendant, Lu Verne A damage suit for $5,000 was filed in district court, Saturday by Walter S. Hunt, Sr., oT LuVerne. against Otto Westllng, also of LuVerne. The case Is an aftermath of n suit which awarded Westllng damages of $287.50 In district court here. He had charged Walter Hunt. Jr., with assault and battery In fho rage tried last week, and had sued for $4176.25. Walter Hunt, Jr., Is a son of the plaintiff In the new case. Claim False Accusations The background of the story with regard to the first case is simply that Hunt, Jr., and Westling got Into a fist fray at LuVerne samo time ngo, nftcr the junior Hunt had ncciiscd Westling ot making re- mnrks about his father. After the frncns, Wcstling sued Hunt. He wns awarded $267.50 after a four hour deliberation by a jury. In the new suit, with Hunt, senior, ns the plaintiff, it is alleged that Westling made defnmntory ro- nuirks about the plaintiff, making statements before witnesses that the senior Hunt wns afflicted with n venereal disease. As a result, the senior Hunt claims, his chnracter has been seriously defnmcd. The statements, in the petition of the plaintiff, wero alleged to have been made In the presence of Wm. Radii, a farmer near LuVerne, and Wm. Miller, a LuVerno resident. First Caw Ovpr Fight In the first case which bt ought the verdict of $267.50 for Westling, the entire case was based on the assault and battery angle. Tha court held that whatever the cause of the fight had made little or, no difference, but that the actual act of assault was the point under trial. Evidently, In view of the results nO|MLl||t ca*e, the HunU deemed It iJMvfSffiteto bring a eMn£w&ntt bawd «ti, on the cn*f»e*TEat they claim led to the fight and resulted In the first suit The case will not be tried until the fall term, and in the meantime the defendant, Westling, is restrained by court order from disposal of any property. Packed House Sees Conservation Films A packed house viewed the first films presented publicly on the new movie projection machine purchased recently by a trio of conservation league members, in the Legion hall, Monday evening. Travel, educational and conservation Cliffs weve shown. The meet ing was sponsored by the Algoiu. unit of the Kossuth Conservation League. Mrs. Geo. Holtzbauer Died Monday Night Mr*. Gi-orge Hultzbuuer, Al- goiiti, pitfttt-d uvvuy about HI:.W p. m, Monday, it wu» learned here this morning. Funeral *ervicc* will be held Thursday morning of this wttk ut « a. m., at St. Cecelia's Catholic church. Mr». Holtzbuuer is survived by her husband, a daughter, Lorraine, aud the following brother* and Muter*: Mr*. P. W. IVfain ot Alxoflu, Mr». J. D. Bre«n of Titonka, Wai. Coegpove, county supervisor, from near Titonka, <I. 1. Co»- CTov« of EUora, and Mr». Lucy Tobiu of Wakcca, Minn. Complete obituary detail* will be printed later. < liMiy.c-i, or h v.'il! ir-f !hU a^ tn the Mrnight future. NICHOLAS THILL FUNERAL FRIDAY AT WHITTEMORE Whittemore: Funeral (services were held at St. Michael's Catholic- church Friday morning for Nicholas Thill, who died nt the home of his son, Henry, early Wednesday morning of old age. Rev. Father William Veil was the officiating clergyman. Nicholas Thill was born Nov. 1, '8. r iO, at Hasehleidcr, Canton Wiltz, 1-iixt'mburg, Germany. On Sept. 'J, J88-I, Mr. Thill was united in nmr- tiaec to Elizabeth Von Hank. They then made their home in Germany until May I.!, Ih'tn, when they can:e to this community. Mrs. Thill preceded her husband in death in October, IJj'Jl. Eii/ht children wej-e born t" (hi.-: union They are as follow.';: Harry Thill nt Lome. ^Jolin and Mike Thill nnd pnnderin •! With thai thanjdit in mind. Trad; i , Irs Tony Selimitt of Whittemore, • : : ••"-- '-' ! •• : •"'"• Joi: Ki.lla.-di of Bancroft, Mr... | Frank Kolhi<,cli ot Dodge Center j Minn., and Mr,. Leo McDonnell ami )"< Thill of Detroit, Mich. Kill hearer.-, were grandsons, .Melvj.i and I.oman Thill. Harold * aul, Ulchaid and Uoland Kollasch <A) firs'.. I.yult <A> for third It MOI. UK.II HOYS HOI n TKACK MI:I;I Tn build (lack ti-.ims. ii must bc^:in well doy.'M the. [ie that the boy: a lessun. ami hiii ind narrow in tin Academy Seniors' Play This Sunday On .Sunday evening, May 8. nt h o'clock p. m. the seniors of the St. Cecelia Academy will present their class pluy. a three-act come dy. "Climbing Rosus" is the name cf the comedy. The following are the characters | Conklin. Turner, selected to produce this mirthquak< comedy: Peggy Rose, Eileen Aman; Mag. gie Rose, Irma Dee Hargreaves: Hazel Somers, cilla Prentice, Mary Mary Bliley; Pris- G. McEvoy, Mis. Warren, Alice Muhoney: Joyc Belmnot. Florence Thilges; Winni.' Clark, Mary E. Van Allen: Jucu Archer, John Holtzbauer; Ferdi. Wimbleton. William JBesteiilehner: Jim Rose. Joseph Hegatly; Juke Rodney Oiibride: Dryden Prooni.s. Keslcy Dunn: Percy South worth Albert Lichler. The princes' roles will lie playi.-.| by James McEnroe. John McF.voy and Leonard Seipmann. Music will be furnished between the acts by St. Cecelia's orchestra A cordial invitation from the sen iors and faculty to the general pub lie is issued. McGuires, St. Joe, Successful Bidders McUuire Bros, of St. Joe were successful bidders for the grading of 32 miles of local county roads in :«,'!», at n total cost of about $9 815.50. All of the bids received by the county board for furnishing 120.000 llun.s of gasoline were rejected, and the county board will call for another set. Tile supervisors were in session. Monday, handling the ruuliiu 'O.'K h Findley held a junior hi,:li meet, Saturday moniini; at the MV lelic park. As might In; e\pe> !ed tin- eighth grade boys won, tt'h'i 7(1 points, tile seventh ginde sco'in^ -il points; and the sixth grade two point '... Hesults of events: 7f» yard hurdles Turner 'Hi firs!. J. LCI; Stevens tf.i second. 3(n) yard dasii Turner 'hi lir.s'. Stevens (M second. 50 yard Turner (b> firs! Stevens <8i seconu, Maharis <*i third. 800 yunl relay Eighth first Willasson and Stevens. ISO yard run J. Lee Stevens <K> first, E. Skilling <8i .second. 75 yard dash K. Skilling '81 first Gudcrian (81 second, J. Tibbetts (8) third. 40.0 yard relay Eighth first, with Nugent, Dutton, Mnharls and fed erson. Pole vault E. Skilling (81 first 7ft. G inches. Webster i S > second. Sjogrcii (7>. third. Discus Skilling '7i lirst. Tvler (8) second, Holdren (7i third. Iiis tunce 03.5. Shot put Conklin 1151 first. 2_!-i. Holdren <7i second and Tyler >'• third. Baseball throw I). Skilling '7' first, (iuderinn 181 second and Nichols 18i third. Broad jump D. .Sjugrcn '7' fir** High School Senior Play This Friday The comintitecs for the annual senior class play of the high school lave been chosen by the director, 'avid Phillips. The piny, "Spring uunce , u three net comedy by J hilip Bany, will be presented on Friday evening. May 6, in the high school auditorium. The committees are as follows* business manager. Margaret Egesdahl: electrician. Bud Hnlpiji; stage carpenters, Arne Pederson and Merle Cooper; chairman of property committee. Jane McWhorter; tage men, Don Willasson. Wayne Douglas and William Tjadcii; head ushers. Hubert Muckey and Kenneth Lynk. The seniors are staging a ticket ^cllJJ]g campaign in the community. Adull tickets are :>/ cents nnd can be n.-ierve.J at Janus: drug 'Uoix on Thursday and Friday. 12, U; Stevens (8) third. iftl second and Tyler One Wedding License Only one marriage license has been is.sncd since la.'t Thursday, that being to Raymond C. Bal vance and Jo»ephir.e Fricsenbory both of Buffalo fenter. at tile Ku.i- sutil clerk of court's office. New C House Flag A new flag to now decorating the flag staff at the court house, and was a necessary improvement. Auditor Kinsey bus two other new unto in reserve. Portland Mothers View Fine Program Portland: An unusual program greeted mothers who attended the Mother's Day tea. held Friday. Ap- lil iiuth. at district, (i school in Portland tuvv'iship. u[ which Mary Tjailen is teacher. Several cunt eats added to the fun. Pupils in the school, all of whom i took part in the program included! I Marilyn Trunkhill, Darrel! McFar- ', land, Pepper Fairbanks. Ruby Ir- j tnc Huud, David Bulic. Duruthy | Stewart. Dorothy Lo/ig. Domim i Ruth Bulie, Donald Huud, Paul Boiie. Wclduu Buiie, Betty SU-wurt, Marilyn Long and Edward Long.

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