The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 14, 1938 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, June 14, 1938
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<n:.- r io;;ir,\f. 10WAOWESBIRTH TO ROMANCE OF WASHINGTON PAIR Centennial Pageant, Pair- grounds,. July 4th, will Unfold Early History FRANCE SOLD IOWA FOR 3 CENTS ACRE gtaona ®e£ Jfflomes Established 1865 ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, JUNE TIT 1J«8 Ten Pages VOL. :J7— N(). 24 Dad Comes Into Own on Father's Day this Sunday Plans are going forward for the most elaborate 4th of July Celebration ever given at Algona, sponsored by the fair association. The feature of this year's program will be the Iowa Centennial Pageant, presented in front of the grandstand with a cast of over 200 people from throughout the county. In this pageant the history of Iowa will be unfolded from its discovery by Father Marquette, a Jesuit priest and Louis Joliet, a French fur trader, down to the present time. In 1682 LaSalle explored the Mis-1 sissippi river and claimed the territory tributary to it for France; then in 1303, Napoleon knowing the power of England and fearing that France would be unable to hold thin territory, sold It to the United States for $15,000,000 which was about 3c an acre. This territory included what are now the states of Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, Minnesota, Nebraska and Kansas in addition to Iowa. Shortly after the purchase of this territory, Iowa became a part of the Territory of Missouri, then in 1821, Missouri on being admitted as a state, left Iowa unattached until In 1834, It became part of the Territory of Michigan. In 1836 the Territory of Wisconsin was formed to which Iowa belonged until 183S. Iowa Made Independent Territory During these years more settlers were coming-across the Mississippi into Iowa. The population in 1836 was 10.531. The question of the organization of Iowa as a separate territory was brought before a convention, and an act was passed by Congress creating the Territory of Iowa, becoming effective July 4th, 1838. So on July 4th of this year, our own Iowa, the greatest state of all, will be just 100 years old and It is very fitting that development and progress of this period be commemorated on this day, which Is also the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. There is an Interesting sidelight in connection with the organization of the Territory of Iowa. Gen. Oeo W. Jones, at that time a delegate to Congress from Wisconsin, worked earnestly for the creation of Iowa Territory. Mr. Jones who was very fastidious in his personal appearance, was popular with the gentler sex and boasted In his later years which were spent in Dubuque, that he had kissed more beautiful women ne in Washington, He John Calhoun from South Carolina and she had promised to help In any way she could, any project sponsored by Mr. Jones. Fulled a Fast One Knowing that the senator from South Carolina was opposed to thi organization of New Northern Ter ritory at that time, territory tha would eventually come Into thc Un ion as a free stnto opposed to slavery, Jonrs persuaded Miss Calhoun to have her father railed from tho senate chamber just before the lowr Bill rnme up. So during the ab sencc of Senator Calhoun, the bil passed, making the Territory o Iowa. So Iowa really owed ir birth to the efforts of a man thei residing in Wisconsin with the as sistance of the daughter of a Sen ator from South Carolina. The coming of the different nat ionalities to Iowa, the Indian wars and treaties, the first railroad in th< state, also the telegraph, an; the progress of the state througl Improvement in farm machinery transportation and communicatio will all be portrayed in the Centennial Pageant. WHY AN IOWA CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION? On June 12, 1838. by an act of Congress, signed by President Van Buren. the Territory of Iowa was created. It became effective on or after July 3rd. so July 4th of this year is really the 100th anniversary of the birth of own great slat.?, and it is most fitting to commemorate this event in our history. Know Your Ova Great State! Through the Centennial Pageant we will bcron-.e Iowa-conscious, conscious of its ^reafciess, in many ways, of Its natural resources, of its fertile lands, its wealth of minerals, of its great industries, of its beautiful wooded lands and streams, the progress of the last hundred years This will all be unfolded before you on July 4th at the Kossuth County Fairgrounds by a cast of 200 local '"'The first rehearsal was held at the fairgrounds, Sunday afternoon with Mrs Edward Hanson, pageant dir- * C There will be a rehearsal of epi- .odTone. and the Black Hawk; war episode on Thursday even ng of this week at eight o'clock in the Flora Hall at the Fairgrounds. Mrs. Hai. Ion requests that all taking part in the above mentioned episode be there If possible. Supervisors Take Annual Fishing Trek held For the other 364 days of the year "Dad" may be the holder of the family pocketbook, the rock upon which all storm- struck members of the family ALGONA MERCHANT'S March of Progress Queen Contestants find refuge, and all In all, the "forgotten" member of the household, but next Sunday Is His Day. Sunday, June 19th, Is Father's Day. The idea originated several years ago, when a group of fathers in an eastern city, discussing many things, among them the various days dedicated to particular things and persons decided that Dad should have his inning. They founded Father's Day, and gave themselves presents. Since that meagre beginning in a half jostling manner, the observance of Father's Day has taken genuine hold, until now it has really become a symbolic occasion when members of the family can show their appreciation, and pay tribute, for the many trials and tribulations that all fathers have to standfor— and like. If it Is possible for you to do so, observe Father's Day. There Isn't a Dad In the country who Won't appreciate being remembered, whether he shows It or not. FIFTH STRAIGHT FOR BANCROFT'S LEAGUE LEADERS Lotts Creek, Titonka and Whittemore Also Turn in Loop Victories Retired Army Major New Algona C. of C. Secretary Algona Rosella Volght Darleen Stott Mable Kohl Edna Nordstrom Bessie Humphreys Wilma H. Kapp Jane Cretzmeyer Bernlce Pentecost Bernice Storm Angela Mae Haag Frances Hegarty Marcella Thill Marjorle Phillips Wllma Riddle Maxine Larsen Donnabelle Merron Marie Ohm Ann Veronica Stebritz Lucille Calhoun Myrtle Olson. Kathryn Kelly Evelyn Capesius Arline Holdren Marie Pfeffer Virginia Morck Norine Gretner {Catherine McEnroe Mary Crouch Irene Fitzgerald Phyllis Colcmnn Bancroft Betty Foth Caiista Elsbecker Lois Mason Betty Sheridan Mary Williams Pntrici.i Saundcrs Maureen Wolfe Mnry Eileen Devine Eileen Murray Burt Arlene Patterson Virginia Patterson Mary Ann Smith Ruth Thompson Darlene Brayton Pearl Alt Oriole Brooke Dorothy Brooke Marllda Pratt Evelyn Blerstedt Martha Ruhnke Ruth Schroeder Sarah Schroeder Marie Carter, lona Godfredson Darlene Hansen Swea City Esther Smith Whittemore Theresa Origer Mary Corine Smith Mary Bisenius Viola Schumacher Lucille Kramer Buffalo Center Ruth Nelson Opal Osland Lakota Lila Kappings Sadye Patterson Eleanor Moe Helen Behrends Faye Olthoff Beverly Tamen Marcella Thaves Edna Leslie Elsie Steenhard Mary Elaine Smith Elmore Ariel Halverson Iva Thompson LuVerne Donna Stutllc Mary Alice Blglngs Phyllis LIchty Jackie Conaway Bode Susie Frideres Amanda Thul Lorena Bormann , Betty Ktein Plosetta Barker Adeline Illg Wcttlcy Mildred Fox Lucille Hildman June Adele Kunz St. Benedict Mary Ann Arndorfer Lone Rock Laurena Laabs Fenton Ethel Weisbrod Verona Klatt Lola Warner Ruth Weisbrod Edith Wolfe Virginia Frank Ruth Hantleman Delores Krause, Dorothy Stigman Mathilda Ruhnke Lorena Dreyer Irvington Josephine Eisenbarth Bancroft kept in the undefeated column all by .itself in the North Kossuth baseball league. Sunday, by defeating Wesley, 7 to 1. Lefty Hatten pitched good ball, getting 16 strikeouts, while Bleieh of Wesley gathered in seven via the whiff route. Bancroft banged out 12 hits while Wesley snared four. Lottw Creek Comes Back The Lotts Creek team hit the come back trail, Sunday, taking a contest from Ringsted, 8 to 2. Leudtke, Alderson and Wlchtendahl were Lotts Creek batteries, and Johnson and Krause performed similar duties fcr Ringsted. Next Sunday, because of the Mission Festival being held at Lotts Creek, the game between Titonka and Lotts Creek will not be played at Lotts Creek, but has been trans- erred to the Titonka diamond. Whittemore Wins First Whittemore won Its first game of he season at the expense of Swea City, by a score of 7 to 6. As the core indicates, the battle was close 11 the way, and only a five-run rally n the ninth pulled out a win for Whittemore. Swea City outhlt the visitors, but could not couple the safe pokes with allies across home plate. T. Han- fan and Krumm both had three safe lits, while Farrell, Helnerlch and Qulnn led the Whittemore stickers vith two bingles apiece. Qulnn hurled for Whittemore nnd Deim for Swea City. League Standings The league standings after last Sunday's games follow: Team W L Bancroft 5 0 Titonka 4 1 Wesley 3 2 Lotts Creek 2 3 Ringsted 2 3 Burt 2 3 Swea City 1 4 Whittemore 1 4 Titonka defeated Burt. but details of the game score were not received at this office in time for publication. Games next Sunday are Rlngstec at Burt, Lotts Creek at Titonka ~ Lu Verne Boy Won, Yet Lost State Brain Derby He Won—But Didn't Richard Brink, I.uVorne Richard Brink Got Bad Deal; Supt. Evans in Protest Pet. 1.000 .800 .600 .400 .400 3 .400 4 .200 4 .200 Sunday, and the Romance Strikes! Two of Queen Entries are Brides Berger to Coach At Westfield, N. J. High Next Season Paul Berber, high school football coach for the past two years, accepted it position as assistant com h at Westtleld. N. J.. high school last week. He will take over his new duties next fall. The new job brings a salary increase, and also greater opportunity. The school is located in a community that Is a suburb of Ne.v York City, and has about 90 boys out for football. However, Paul w.111 be without his old pal, "Ike" as the latter will have to temporarily reside in Iowa, due to the fact that kennels in New Jersey are charging $5 per week to care for canine pals. No selection of a successor or announcement of a change In the coaching arragements here has been made as yet by the school board 5 JUSTICE COURT CASES HEARD IN PAST FEW DAYS Five justice court cases were icard and disposed of since last Thursday by local justice officials. Justice Delia Welter heard one case. That of thc state versus Sylvia Lester, Armour, S. D., charged with failing to stop for an arterial sign. The complaint was filed by W. H. Steward of Burt. A fine of $2 and $2.85 costs were assessed. In Justice Paul Dnnson's court the following cases were heard: State versus Glen Culbertson, Al gona, charged with overloading H truok,..a. C. Wert.-jiabroljsian. flied the complaint. Fine was $5 a*nd $2 .•osls. J. A. Raney, Irvington. wns chnrtr- ed with passing on a curve or hill nnd paid n fine of S10 and $2.50 costs. Patrolman West was the plaintiff. Alfred Schcrer was charged with failure to stop after damaging another vehicle. Tlie case was dismissed upon recommendation of the county attorney. L. A. Winkel, upon payment of $ 0.11 costs. A char"! 1 of assault and battery against Elmer Hartshorn was filed liv Albert Kresi;c. both of Algon". June Oth. A fine of $1 and $335 costs wii.s made Red Oak seems to always cop the publicity and the prizes in the various and assorted contest held to determine which boy or which girl is the smartest In this and that. But Supt. Alex Evans of the Lu- Verne schools has a different vlow of the outcome of the recent "brain derby" contest held at Iowa City. According to his deductions, Richard Brink, should have won the state honor, and not a young fady from Red Oak. Brink Won in 19S8 Professor E. L. Lindquist of tho University of Iowa, director of the "brain derby", had this to say about Supt. Evans' declaration that Richard should have been named the winner. The professor, despite the above statement, meantime stood fast In his award to the Red Oak girl, claiming that her average over the preceding years of competition entitled her to the award. The professor did not explain further. In most other lines, it is the accomplishment of the moment that determined thc winner, not what happened-last year or the year before. Keenly Disappointed Supt. Evans was keenly disap pointed and rightly so, even if the title is an unofficial one. "It Isn't often that a town thc size of LuVcrne <Pop. 570) gets HOOS Best light butch.. 140-160 ..S7.7S-8.00 Best light butch.. 160-180 R.OO-8.C', Best light butch.. 180-220 8.60-8.70 Best light butch., 220-2. r .O 8.SO-8.00 Med. heavy, 250-270 8.50 Mod. heavy, 270-230 8.3!) Med. heavy, 290-325 820 Butchers, 325-350 8.10 Butchers, 350-400 7.90-8.00 Packing sows, 275-3. r .O .... 7.60-7.70 Packing sows, 350-400 7.50 Packing sows. 400-500 7.00-7.40 CATTLE Cnnners and cutters $3.00-4.00 Veal calves 5.00-7.00 Stock steers 5.00-7.00 Fat yearlings 6.50-7.CO Fat steers 7.00-8.00 Bulls 4>BOV5.SO Fat cows 4.00-5.00 GRAIN No. 2 mixed corn $.44 No. 2 white corn 45 No. 2 yellow corn 44'.4 No. 2 white oats 20 Barley, No. 3 15 EGGS Hennerys 37c No. 1 17c No.2 He Cash cream— No. 1 23c No. 2 21c Sweet 24c POULTRY Hens, over 5 Ibs 14c Hens, 4 to 5 Ibs 14c lens, under 4 Ibs He ..eghorn hens He Cocks, under 4 "j Oc Cocks, over 4Ms 8c Jeese, live °c Ducks, live "c Markets subject to change by the ime of publication. Kossuth's supervisors annual fishing trip, starting Wednesday, when they Leech Lake, Minn. their lust .„, went to They returned were Supervis- nrs W E. McDonald, P. J- Charles Morris, Bill Cosgrove and John Fraser, and E. & Kinsey, county auditor and H. M. Smith, county ^RSs have it that Duke Kin- W y caught the largest fish, a six pound pike. ^ Brownies Win Two We don't know whether it is an omen or not. but within two weeks after two of the contestants were entered in the Algona Murch of Progress Queen contest, they fell a victim of Dan Cupid. Raemond Koestler of Burt will be married June 15th to a young man from Titonka, and Opal Corhua from northeast Kossuth county was married last week. The names of both young ladies have been withdrawn from the contest. 100 Entered Anyway But there are still about 100 entries in the contest. They were still coming in Monday of this week. There is no deadline for entry of contestants; they may enter any time from now until the contest closes. But of course the early entries will have the best chance to win. There are just a few points to be made: I—First standings of contestants will not be published until Thursday, June 30lh, in the Kossuth Advance, but will be published each issue of both papers thereafter. The papers assume no responsibility for votes deposited any place but In the official ballot boxes in either newspaper office. For convenience some stores have their own ballot boxes, but responsibility for getting the votes Into the official boxes rests with the stores. 3—The papers assume that all entries are between the ages of 17 and 30, and other wise eligible to compete Any questions that may come up can be settled by calling either newspaper office in Algona. Guest In Hollywood One of the most attractive feature of the contest for the entries wil be the fact that the winner will not only rule as Algona's March of Pro gress queen, during tl»e city's two day celebration, but will receive the 18-day trip with all expense* paid o the Pacific coast. At Hollywood, she will be a spee- al guest of Warner Bros, studio, md will be entertained along with I Dutch he entire group at the home of one if Warner Bros, stars, who has not is yet been announced. The girls, including the Algona queen, will leave Chicago about the 6th of September, going via the Northern Pacific to Seattle, through he Montana Rockies. They will then go by Alaska Steamship line to British Columbia, seeing part of the Old World on the Vorth American continent Back o Portland, they will travel through Oregon via train and to San Francisco, then to Los Angeles, with stops at both places, and will be entertained in the best hotels. After a trip to Catalina Island, they will go to San Diego, with another stop over, and thence into Mexico, across Texas, to New Orleans, where they will be royally entertained. From New Orleas the group will travel via Illinois Central railroad to Chicago, and home. Two Will Win Awards The contestants will be divided into two groups, Algona entries aivl outof-the-city entries. The girl with the highest number of votes in each group will be a winner. The girl of the two who has the most votes. will win the trip. The other higii girl will receive a cash award of $50. Over 70 Algona merchants are giving coupons on cash, sales. Their names are listed in today's paper: when you buy from them GET YOUR COUPONS and help your favorite entry to win. Humboldt Golfers Defeated Algona Humboldt defeated a nine-man golf team from Algona, Sunday, on the Humboldt course, 17 to 7. Making the trip from Algona were John Haggard, Chuck Cretzmeyer, Jim Murtagh, Casey Loss, Bill Hawcott, H. S. Blossom, Chct \filliams, Dud McDonald and Bob Harrington. At the tournament held la=t Thursday afternoon prior to the lunch, the following won prizes: Dr. Aillus of Whittemore and Mel Falkenhainer, two balls each; Dutch Lorenz. one ball for most strokes on number nine, and Joel Herbst. one ball for most strokes on number five. chance to receive this recognition and then lose through no fault of our own." Richard Brink is an only chili of tenant farmers just outside o LuVerne. He is quiet and shy, nnt spends much of his time reading. 4 Clubs Honored In 4-H Rating Fenton: The Fenton Forwards 4-H club was honored at the Kossuth county 4-H club rally at Burt last week Tuesday, by being rated as one of the co pity's four Stan-- dard clubs. Other standai'! clubs were Portland, Burt and Bancroft. Each club received certificates of awards from the State Extension service, Ames, for outstanding achievement during 1937. Fenton won excellent in the song festival contest, excellent in the pic lure memory contest and also held perfect records in the music memory test. Irene Krause of Fenton was named county 4-H club secretary and treasurer; Patricia Matern of Cri-s- co was named presdent; Lavonne Ringsdorf of Portland was named vice president find Marjorie Jensen of the Burt Busy Pals was named historian. Bancroft Host to Junior Ball Tourney County Junior American Legion baseball teams will hold the Kossuth tournament, Thursday and Friday. June 16th and 17th, at Bancroft. The scheduled games follow: June 16th—10 a. m., Titonka va. Bancroft; 1:30 p. Wesley; 3:30 p. in. gona. Jur.o 17th -10 a Titonka; 1:30 p. m. gona; 3:30 p. m., croft. June 6 .. June 7 .... June 8 June 9 June 10. June 11 June 12 .. Band Series Opens Algona's band concert series will open this Thursday evening with the band to play on tile Bryant school grounds. The concert will begin at 8 p. m. The location will be temporary thi* y««*. m., Algona vs. , Titonka vs. Al- . m., Wesley vs. . Bancroft vs. Al- Wesley vs. Ban- Lotts Creek Choir On Air Wednesday Lotls Creek: The Lotts Creek school choir will broadcast for the fifth time over the radio, Wednesday morning, June 15th, at 11:30 o'clock, over station WOI, Ames. Professor Win. Schmiel. director and teacher, has prepared another wonderful program, and local listeners are invited to tune-in and hear this program of exceptionally fine voices. Moderate Weather, Rain, Still Pervails Moderate summer weather was Kossuth county's lot last week. The week's weather: Date High Low 79 69 74 . 77 74 70 79 57 47 43 58 61 52 54 Rain trace .80 Titonka Barn Fire A fire of unknown origin destroyed the barn on the farm ol Will- iura Senne, Thursday afternoon. No livestock wit* lost. The farm is a mile and one-half east of Titonka. Father Davern on Trip Through East Irvington: Gerald Frankl. accompanied Father Davern, former Catholic priest here, now of Corpus Christi. Furl Dodge, on an eastern motor trip. They left last Tuesday morning. Thty intended to go to Ro.sto-i nnd Brookline, Mass. At Boston. Father Davern will visit his sister. Mrs. Travers, and her son. and Gerald will visit his brother. Bernard, at Brookline, Mass. Gets Toenail Torn Off at West Bend West Bend: Richard Stone is suffering from a tmdly injured toe. While playing last Friday afternoon, the nail was torn from his big toe in a peculiar accident. Another youngster came along while Richard was playing with his car and ran a wagon over Richard's foot. In some way the toenuil was torn clear off. He is a little over six years old, and the son of Mr and Mrs. Percy Stone. Rev. Stahmer, Fairville WfflGotoHinton Fenton: Rev. H. D. Stahmer, pas tor of the St. Luke's Luthcrn church at Fairville, seven mile .southwest of Fenton, has rcsigne liis pastorate and will leave in Jill for llinton. near Sioux City, where he will have charge (if the Trinity Lutheran congregation at that place. The Ilintnn church has 6(V.l rpemliers. nearly four times ns many a; the Fairville congregation. Rev. Stuhmcr will preach hi.s farewell .sermon on July .'i. Members of the Fairville church v.-ill regret to learn of the departure of tluMr pastor who came to their community in the fall of 1929. Rev. Stahmer received his pre-seminary training at Concordia college, Milwaukee. He later attended tho Concordia seminary in St. Louis, graduating in 1927. For some time after his graduation lie was assistant to Rev. Harms of Davenpor', president of the district of Lutheran churches. Following the departure of Rev. Stahmor, the Fairville church will be temporarily in charge of Rev. W. H. Dischcr of Whittemore, until a new pastor has been named. Rev. Htahmer has served the Fairville congregation long and well. He U recognized as a clergyman of splendid ability and a gentleman who takes sincere and active Interest In his work. He is married and has a family of three children. Baptist Conclave Held Here Sunday The Northern Iowa Baptist association met here Saturday and Sunday, with noted speakers on the program. Sneakers included the Rev. A. F. Fishman, missionary from India, and Rev. Harry Anderson, Los Angeles, vice president of the Northern Baptist seminary in Chicago. Delegates from churches in Kossuth. Emmet, Palo Alto. Pocahontas, Webster, Hamilton, Humboldt, Wright, Hancock, Winnebago and Calhoun counties attended. Talks on Bees Elmer Peterson of Corwith spoke to the Algona Rotary club. Monday noon, in the Hotel Algona. on the subject of bee keeping and apiary work. His talk was most interesting, nnd he brought a few samples along with him. but well enclosed in i'utquate M-n-eiiiiig. EVARDF.GREGER. C.&NW EMPLOYEE, SERVICES FRIDAY Evard F. Gregcr, 62, who died on Wednesday morning of last week was laid to rest here Friday morning, following services nt the Mcth- F. Ear urlnl wns In odlst church, with Burgess "officiating. Rlvcrview cemetery. His wife preceded him in death 10 years figo. Mr. Orpgcr had evidently suffered a heart attack, and was found (lend after he had risen anil prepared nil curly lireakfi'.st. then rc'.ircd mv.-iin. He had been section foreman for the Chicago &• Northwestern railroad hero, in charge' of flu 1 right-of-way from Irvington north 11 miles to the river bridge, north of Plum Creek. Ho came to Algoim nearly "0 years ago. He was a member of the Yeoman lodge, and is .survived by one son, Charles of Mnrshalltown, and three brothers, Grant of Easton, Minn , Frank of lona, Minn., and George in Wyoming. Among the mourners were a number of railroad men from this section who have worked with and known Mi. Grcger for many years. Relatives from a distan.-e at thc funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Raymond $hcehy, Milwaukee; Mrs. Jas. Shechy, DePere, Wis., and Grant Greger, Blanche I'robert. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Corcoran and Richard Corcoran, Kaston, Minn. New Staff Member Joins This Paper Roger Williams of Wadena. Minn., will join the staff of the Aluona I'p- per I k-s Moincs this \v>-t-l<. handling gem-t'/il a.viigiimt-nt.s. He graduated Monday with a H. A. decree from the University of Minnesota. Tin re are no other changes in the nt-.v..- panel- staff. His previous newspaper work includes positions on papers at Wadena, and Benson. .Minn., and on the Minnesota Daily. Minneapolis. Russ Waller and Mrs. Waller will leave Thursday morning for White Sulphur Springs. W. Va.. to attfti I the National Editorial Association convention, where the former will speak on the convention program. Major Saul, Washington, la., Appointed Monday to Succeed Reiley HAS FINE SERVICE, AND CIVIC RECORD Major Leslie T. Saul of Washington, Iowa, was selected by the board of directors, Monday, to succeed Oliver S. Reiley as secretary of the Algona Chamber of Commerce. Major Saul was chosen from a list of over 30 applications. He was in Algona last Thursday /or « personal Interview with the directors, as were several other men called hero for that purpose. Major Saul was retired from the regular army in 1833, after 17 years of outstanding service. He was born In Carroll, Iowa, graduating from high school there In 1912, and received his appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point that year. He graduated In the clnss of 1916, and a year later was In France as a lieutenant in the first regular division. He served overseas for two years. Following the war, his tours of duty Included the larger posts on the eastern and western coasts and also in Hawaii Retired from Army He was retired at the age of 42, in 1933, for slight physical disability which in no way conflicts with his civilian work. For the past two years Major Saul has maintained a residence, which he owns, in Washington, Iowa, and where he has been engaged in various kinds of community work, which included the training of their champion class A marching band. Immediately following retirement, he located in Cedar Rapids where he was in charge of NRA organization work for the automobile dealers in six counties in that area. % His army record discloses that he was outstanding in organization work. His family consists of his wife, two girls, nnd a boy. He is n director of the Country Club at Washington, as well aa n member of the American Legion and the Methodist ehtntelT fh%f«r' His education includes four years at West Point, where he received a degree of bachelor of science In engineering, nnd In Jf)2fi he graduated frorn thc in " fnntry -school at Fort Henning, Georgia, and in Ifl.'iO he graduated from the Command nnd General Staff S-.-hool, Ft. Lcavenworth. Kansas, Popular Public Speaker , lie is a public speaker of .sointf note and hi.s especial topic has been "International Relations" and ho lias also written a number of articles for publication, on historical and economical topic.s. His father, although 70 years old, is still a practicing attorney in Carroll. Mr. Saul's application included the very best of references from Carroll, Washington and Cedar Rap- Ids, and also a personal letter of reference Riven Major Saul at the time of hi.s retirement by General Douglas MacArthur. who at that time was Chief of Stuff of the United States Army. Although Major Saul has ncvef actually had Chamber of Commerce experience, the directors felt that with such un excellent background of army service and his community experience subsequent thereto, that he would work into the position here. He will take up his new duties Thursday, June 10, Woman, 90, Very 111 at Irvington Irvington: Mrs. Francis Benschot er. grandmother of Arthur Benschoter, former Irvington township residents, bus been very poorly and is confined to her bed all of the time. Mrs. Benscnoter is approaching her 'JOth year. Years ago she lived in Algona and Plum Creek township. Swedish Pioneer to Be Honored at Grant School Next July llth Union: A Lea captain who became interested in the welfare of his country, and contributed a great deal to the development of Koosuth county, will be honored on August llth. when the Union Mothers and Daughters club, aided by the Swea City Thursday club, will honor the memory of Captain R. E. Jcar.son at the Grant consolidated school. Captain Jeanson was the Swedish agent for the American Immigration Company, and his colonist chiefly settled in the north and northwest part of Kossuth county, and many of tlu-ir descendants are still living in that section of the county. The community was Settled in the early seventies. The Union township club desires to locate as many as possible of the early settlers who are familiar with the history of the settlement. Anyone with such intorinution is asked to communicate with Mrs. S. P. Eckholm of Sweu City, or Mrs. Henry Tjaden of Burt. Mrs. Albert Tuttle of Des Moines. a daughter of Captain Jeanson, and other relatives, plan on being present. Harvey Inghain of Des Moines will alio be present and deliver a talk. Fine Swedish music and other entertainment is being planned. RKII.EY TO AfAUSIIAI.I/rO\VN THURSDAY O. S Reiley will hid good-bye to Algona, Thursday. He will introduce Major Saul to his new duties and to the local setup before hia departure. Reiley becomes secretary of the Marshalltown Chamber of Commerce at a sizeable increase in salary. Good News for Those Who Call U. D. M. by Phone We've got goou news for those folks who have grown considerably tired of trying to call The Upper DCS Moines office during the da) The Upper Des ifoincs is installing a two-phone system, with a throw-switch arrangement, detail! of which we cannot explain until wo find out what it's all ubout ourselves. At any rate, the office will have two phones, each of which can be used at the same time, or on which several of us can listen in on one curivcrsutiun, if we feel so inclined. We've been thinking about this for iome '.ime but Saturday. Fred Timin, phone company manage", caught us in a Weak moment, and before we knc-iv ii ho. had u fellow over here boring holes and putting in plugs and what not. We knew, secretly, that the Koa- .-ulh Advance had been Uiinkinsj about this very move, and also knew that if they did it. we would of course have to, so now we suppose they'll have to. Anyway, We hopo> they d< t ', because iin>t'ry loves company, uiul the. new arrangement is going to whoop the overhead by »o 25 per month. The new office number will be lt> and 17, although if you call the ohl number. 230, you'll probably get us just the same. Give us a ring; we'll want to be practicing up for a days.

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