The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 19, 1938 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, July 19, 1938
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HISTORICAL DE*T. JSJ EXTRA GEORGE BOYKEN TITONKA FARMER, BADLY MANGLED By Sickle When Tractor Slipped Into Gear, Monday George Boyken, farmer living four miles northeast of Titonka, was badly mangled in an unusual accident at his place, Monday afternoon. Boyken was cutting oats with n tractor, and had a hitch from the binder to the tractor. He stopped the tractor, got off, and was standnig In front of the sickle. Somehow or other the machine slipped into gear, and forced him against a stand of oats. He was carried for about 100 feet before he was able to pull himself onto the canvas platform and throw the machine out of gear. He then walked a quarter of a mile to hla home, and his wife rushed him to a doctor at Woden. Boyken's hip was badly gashed, and his arm was terribly lacerated, and his entire body was covered with cuts and bruises of various sizes and various degrees of seriousness. Some of the cuts were so bad it was impossible to close them with clamps. - It was reported that doctors gave him every chance of pulling through bfct he was extremely seriously injured and lost a great deal of blood before he could be rushed to obtain first aid. HOItRE FALLS DEAD ON TITONKA FARM At the Frank Bacon farm, three miles east of Titonka, a team was brought into the field when a tractor stalled, Saturday afternoon, to get the tractor moving again. While pulling the tractor, one horse began bleeding at the mouth and fell over dead. Twenty-nine sleeping sickness cases are also reported in this vicinity among horses. WALKS WINNING RUN; ALGONA JR. TEAM IS VICTOR Algona's junior Legion team won a drama laden 1 to 0 extra inning game from Emmetsburg Sunday when the Emmetsburg flinger walked In the winning run in the ninth inning. For eight innnigs Thilges, Algona southpaw, and Shuler of Emmetsburg, waged a brilliant pitchers' battle before Shuler walked in the lone run of the game. Each pitcher had allowed only three UU. In Established 1865 ALGONA, IOWA. TUESDAY, JULY 15), 11KVS VOL :57.— NO. 20 Kossuth Candidates Spent $584 in Primary Battles Bhuler walked McNeil, first up for Algona, then struck out Kajewskl. Shuler whiffed Lighter for the second out. McNeil taking third. Will drew a walk and Wntts drew a walk. So with two retired on strike outs and three on bases on passes Willie Devine at bat waited out Shuler's pitching and drew the fourth walk of the inning and only run of the game. Emmctsburg will play the Algona Juniors in n return game on the Alcona diamond this Sunday. ALGONA Ab R H E Watts, 2b ............................ 4 000 Devine, 3b ............................ 2 010 Watts, ss ............................... 0 010 Eischen, Ib ........................ 3 010 Thilges, p ........................... 4 000 McNeil, If ............................ 3 100 Kajewskl, cf ....E ................ 4 000 Nolle, rf ................................ 3 000 Will, rf ................................ 3 000 Lighter, rf ............................ 1 000 Totals EMMETSBURG Anderson, ss Phillips, 2b Henrick. cf Thompson, cf Stroup, 3b Brodigan, If Nelson, Ib Khuler, p Saito, rf Totals 32 1 3 0 Ab R H E 4 Oil 2 001 4 000 3 000 4000 2010 4 001 3000 3 010 29 0 3 2 HOGS Best light butch., 140-160 $8.25-8.50 Best light butch., 160-180 . 8.50-8.75 Best light butch., 180-220 .. 9.00-9.25 Best light butch., 220-250 9.0D Med. heavy, 250-270 8.70 Med. heavy, 270-290 8-« Med. heavy, 290-325 8.10 Butchers, 325-350 7.80 Butchers, 350-400 7.60 Packing sows, 275-350 7.55 Packing sows, 350-400 7.20 Packing sows, 400-500 6.75 CATTLE Canners and cutters Veal calves Stock steers Fat yearlings Fat cows ;,•••• Fat steers Bulls GRAIN No. 2 mixed corn $.44'. No. 2 white corn & No. 2 yellow corn 40 No. 2 white oats (old) 19 No. 2 white oats (new) IS'.i Barley, No. 3 3t EGGS Hunnerys ™ c NO. i J! c Mo. 2 1SC Cash cream- No. 1 No. 2 Sweet POULTRY Hens, over S Ibs Hens, 4 to 6 Ibs Hens, under 4 Iba Leghorn hens Cocks, under 4^4 » c Cocks, over 4^4 *° Geese, live f c Ducks, live 8c Springs, heavy over 3 14c Springs, under 3 "C Leghorn spring* • •---We Markets subject to change by the tim« of publication. j $3.00-4.00 . 5.00-7.00 . 5.50-6.50 . 7.50-8.50 . 4.00-5.2!) . 8.50-9.50 . 4.50-5.50 .25c ,.23c 26c ..14c ,.12c lOc ..lUi: Three in "Economy" Eole, Spend Nothing; $67.50 Is Most Spent Costs of nomination in the county campaign range from $67.50 to nothing at all, according to reports of campaign expenditures filed by the candidates in the recent primary. Alfred Semon, candidate for the office of clerk of court, filed the record of heaviest expenses, $67.50, while H. B. White, Republican candidate for county attorney, R. A. Evans, Democratic candidate for coroner and Elwin C. Hovey, Re publican ca^lidate for auditor, all reported no expenses incurred in campaigning for nomination. Apparently the race for the clerk of courts office will be more hotly contested than the others If expenses are any criterion. Katherine McEvoy, present clerk of court running for reelection, reported second highest expense in the campaign, $60, a total topped only by that of Semon, candidate for the same office. The complete list of amounts spent by candidates for county office follows: Hans J. Presthus, $16.19; Katherine McEvoy, $60; Carlyle H. Becker, Republican candidate for recorder, $5.45; Charles Newel, Democratic candidate for Supervisor, 4th district, $20.47: J. J. Dooley democratic candidate for recorder, $58.79; F. L. Thorpe, republican candidate for clerk of court. $11.36; C. M. Gross, supervisor, $9.46; Arthur Lindsey, supervisor. $25.50; Alfred Semon, candidate for clerk of court, $67.50; W. S. Cosgrove, supervisor 3rd district, $31.75; H. B. White, republican candidate for county attorney, no expense. E. S. Kinsey, candidate for auditor, $4.50; W. E. McDonald,.democratic candidate for supervisor 2nd district, $9.93; Claude Samson, republican candidate for supervisor, 2nd district, $23.66: R. A. Evans, democratic candidate for coroner, no expense. A. R. Cruikshanfc, candidate for supervisor 2nd district, $16.75; M. J. Duffy, democratic candidate for treasurer, $24.48; John Sleper, candidate for supervisor 3rd district. $12.56; F. J. Balgeman, republican candidate for supervisor 1st district, $4.50; Casey Loss, democratic candidate for sheriff, (5.00; Charles Morri*, candidate lor nuMrvuer 4th dlrtflet, $21.14 f^^A! WUrKel. *ah- dldate for county attorney, $12.95: J. H. Fraser, democratic candidate for supervisor, 1st district, $9.16; J. W. Bollig, democratic candidate for supervisor 4th district, $32.94; Elwin C. Hovey. republican candidate for auditor, no expense: A. L. Foth, republican. $18.16; W. A. Schram. $10.17; Fred C. Beerman. $36.49; Ernest Peteron, republican candidate for supervisor. 3rd district, $7.45; Fred Geigel. republican candidate for county treasurer, $11.08; Thos. J. O'Donnell, democratic candidate for supervisor, 4th district, $14.06. Fenton Editor Gets New Post Fenton: Karl Schwartz, edUor of the Fenton Reporter, the past four years, has accepted a position as news editor of the Rockwell City Advocate, Rockwell City, Iowa. He left last week Wednesday to begin his duties. His work includes the writing of the main news and editorial matter for the paper. Karl replaces Jack GiegolJ, who was news editor for two years, and has purchased a camera and photographic shop in Webster City. The Rockwell City paper, a weekly, \owned and published by Mark Cramer. Karl is a graduate of the Fenton high school and spent two years -U Coe College in Cedar Rapids. James Schwartz will be 'he new editor and Bob Schwartz will continue as business manager. Karl, James and Bob are the sons of Postmaster and Mrs. J. A. Schwartz. Buy 1,000 Ft. More Of Fire Hose Here E. J. Gilmore, Ella Thompson and W. C. Dewel were appointed library trustee by the city council in its mid-month meeting Wednesday. The three will serve six year terms. The council also bought 1,000 feet of fire hose. The purchase was made to Improve the fire equipment to meet the needs of the city, as a part of which program the new pumper, delivered a week ago, was acquired. A drawing of the proposed band shell was shown to the council by Major Saul, Chamber of Commerce secretary. He will secure specifications and additional figures for the consideration of the council at its next meeting. Algona Girl Gets Sioux City Position Union: Marabeth Will, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Will, left last Friday to take up her new duties us private secretary to the Kennedy & Parsons firm at Sioux City She has been employed at the local office in Algona for over a year. This comes as a fine promotion and. her friends are glad she received it. Man, 70, Injured West Bend: William Wnite fell off the house at the Frank Foloy estate farm Monday while shingling the bouse. The hook on the ladder broke and Mr. White fell on a trailer and broke three ribs and cut a gash in his head that required twelve stitches to close.- Mr. White is almost 70 years old. RABIES BELIEVED SPREAD HERE Serious and drastic warning is given that a dog or dogs in Algona may be infected with rabies. A dog of the Wallace Bros, carnival shows which played here July Fourth was shot at Hampton, after it had bitten several of the carnival troupe, and it was found that the animal hnd developed rabies. The dog was reported to have bitten seven people in the last two weeks. While In Algona, according to word sent to officials here, the carnival dog had a fight with a Inrgr black dog. It is possible that the large, black dog may have been infected with the disease. Dr. L. W. Fox and city officials lirge extreme caution, and If any dogs begin to aet strangely, they advise that the animals be tied up, and either Dr. Fox or city officials called at once. Killing a dog without verifying weiher or not it has rabies will not help in eliminating other carriers, officials said. Dr. E. F. Waller, professor of veterinary pathology, Ames, made an examination of smears from the carnival dog's brain, and reported an extreme case of rabies. LAKOTA, BURT PLAN ANNUAL CELEBRATIONS To Select "Miss Lakota" For Sauerkraut Day on Sept. 3rd Lakota: A contest to select "Miss Lakota" will be an added feature of Lakota's Sauerkraut Day this year. The event will be held this year on September 3rd. On all sales from now until the contest closes on Saturday night. August 27th. the local merchants will give votes, but the winner will not be announced until Sauerkraut Day. Girls between ages of 16 and 21 are eligible to enter, and the winner will receive a complete outfit of clothes. BURT PLANS ANNUAL FESTIVAL THIS WEEK Burt: The American Legion boys are completing arrangement for their two-day celebration, July 2223. The Wood and Knox carnival company with five different rides will show at Burt those days. Most of the concessions will be located on the diagonal street instead of Jnftl0«i»et,:«i W .wwt years.' - A special floor la being laid for dancing. On Friday afternoon .-i baseball game between Burt and Thor will be played. The Burt hand will furnish music both afternoon and evening. Forming Bicycle Safety Brigade A drive for enrollment of bicycle riders in a Safety Bicycle Brigade, was announced here today by Major L. T. Saul, secretary-treasurer of the Safety Council. Youngsters who ride bicycles may obtain a membership emblem for their bike by enrolling in the brigade. The fee is 10 cents. At the same time, those wishing to join the Kossuth Safety Council may do so, by paying the 50 cent fee at the secretary's office. Fatal accidents, and total accidents in Kossuth county reported this year show a decrease over last year, the Major reports. Algona Couples on Trips North, West Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Swanson an 1 Mr. and Mrs. Carl Morck left Monday for a two weeks' vacation trip into northern Minnesota and northern Wisconsin. They were planning on spending about a week in the Flambeau river country of northern Wisconsin, and then were to go into the Lake Superior area around Duluth. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Foster left last Friday for a wonderful vacation trip to the west coast and Alaska. They will leave Seattle the latter part of this month via Alaska Steamship line for a trip up the inside passage to Alaska, and planned on returning about the 10th of August or thereabouts. $20,000 Model Auto Plant Will Exhibit Here on Saturday A $20,000 working model of the world's most modern auto plant will be brought to Algona for a one day special display, it was announced here today by the Plymouth dealers in this territory, Elbert Garage, Hoenk Motor and Maxwell Motor. Arrangements have been completed with Plymouth officials, Detroit, to send here the company's big mechanical model of its main production plant, so that hundreds of local residents may sec in miniature the latest methods of construction employed at the world's most modern automobile factory. The display is .mounted on a special trailer mtif« than-25 feet long, with self-contained equipment for operating the miniature fneU>ry The exhibit is scheduled to arrive here on Saturday, July 23, and will be placed on display immediately at the lot west of the Call Theatre on State street. Factory experts will accompany the unit, and deliver explanatory lectures during each demonstration. Special motion picture features will be shown in connection with the display. Cars "produced" in the plant are two and one-half inches lor.;; Titonka Youth, 19, K. O.'d in Car Crash Kenneth Kuchenreuther, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Kuchenreuth- er, iTtonka, was still unconscious, Monday morning, following an accident, Saturday night. Details of the accident are not available. The young man's car was found in the ditch by Georf;;- Smith, farmer near there, who was icturning home and sasv the lights of the car in the ditch as he passed. He found the young man unconscious, and took him to town, ami the youth was later taken to Buffalo Center. 160 Masons Enjoy Picnic on Sunday About 160 members of the Masonie lodge from this section of the state Enjoyed a picnic at the Kossuth fair grounds, Sunday. It was decided to make the picnic an annual affair. A. C. Peterson of Buffal-- Center was elected president, and D. D. Monlux of Algona was named secretary. Taking part in the program were the Rev. Carl Hiller of Corwith, Frank Thorpe, H. D. Hutchins. Fred i Geigel, Roy Keen, Mrs. Fred Geigel, Supt. C. C. Smith of LuVerne, Mrs. Larsen and Mrs. A. C. Peterson of Buffalo Center, George Thatcher of West Bend. Mrs. Sparks of Armstrong. George St. John of Algona and Roy Richards of Burt. 4 Licenses To Wed Over The Week End Marriage license business was brisk over the week end at the Kossuth county court house, four permits being issued by the clerk of court, Katharine McEvyo. Licenses were granted to the following: Oliver Bartlett an"3 Marguerite Tilley. both of Minneapolis: Gerald Larsen and Virginia De Nio, both of Fort Dodge; Louis Verveer, Des Moines, and Janet Zerfass, Algona, and Alvin Briggs, Algona, and Fern Brings, Fairmont, Minn. 31 Bu to Acre Clarence Muwdsley, well known farmer near Irvington, is the first in this vicinity to harvest small grains, according to reports. Tho average yield was about 31 bushels to the acre. 99 Hottest Day Here, on Tuesday July 12th. with a temperature of 99. holds the warm weather record for the summer in Kossuth county. Other temperatures of the past week follow: July 11 S9 July 12 99 July 13 86 July 14 81 July 15 89 July 16 84 July 17 86 65 70 73 61 55 63 52 .51 BANCROFT NEAR .STATE BASEBALL JUNIOR TOURNEY Top Positions Changed in Two Queen Race Divisions Gives Date to Cut Canadian Thistles C. C. Scharlock, of Algona looked up his records and other material and after careful study prepared dates when the cutting of Canadian thistle could be done to insure the permanent killing of the pests. His dates ore shown in an ad uf the county supervisors elsewhere in today's paper. As many know, and some do not, Canadian thistles must be cut Ht certain times when the sap is in n certain state, or the weeds will not be permanently destroyed. Following the date instructions will pruc- tically insure killing off the thistle,, W. E. McDonald, chairman of the board, points out. Win First of Three to Decide District Title Championship Bancroft's crack junior Legion baseball team advanced to within n step of the state tournament decisively beating Anthon. Sunday, 11 to 2 on the Bancroft field. The game was the first of three game series to decide the inter- district championship of the eighth and ninth districts. The second me will be played at Anthon and if a third is required it will be staged at Rockwell City, site of the state Junior Legion tournament, August 3, 4 and 5. The Bancroft juniors lost no time in putting the game on ice, getting three runs in each of the first three Innings. With a nine run lead to go on the North Kossuth county juniors coasted to an easy victory matching Anthon's two runs later in the game with two more of their own. Johnson and Loats divided the mound duty for Bancroft with Murray catching while O'Mara, Clark and Handley comprised the Anthon battery. Watts of Algona and Lowe of Peterson, Iowa, were the umpires. The state championship will be fought out among four inter-district champions playing a round robin contest. To win the right to play Anthon Bancroft had previously won two games from Rippey to take the district championship. In the first game of the series the Bancroft juniors won a 17 inning game 4 to 3. The Bancroft juniors rallied three times before they finally won the game in the 17th. Little Allen, Rippey pitcher, went the entire distance in a heroic losing effort. In the second game of the district championship the Bancroft club won decisively 8 to 2, earning its entry into the inter-district championship series. Previously Bancroft had won from Titonka 8 to 1, from Algona 4 to 3, and from Wesley 4 to 3. Art Murray is manager of the champions and Glen Cage, coach. Youth's Eye Cut By Heavy Pliers In Local Station Delmer Pommerenlng seriously injured his right eye Thursday while at work in the Stewart Super Service station where he is employed. A pair of heavy pliers with which he was working struck the cornea of his eye. causing an injury to the surface and it was thought he might lose his vision in that eye. However, the injury did not prove to be quite so serious and he will not lose his eyesight although ho. will have to wear glasses. The accident occurred when he was attempting to remove a bolt on a car spring, using a pair of long- nosed pliers to compress the spring. The pliers slipped off and flew upwards into his face striking him in the eye. Pommerening is the ace pitcher of the White Rose diamond-ball team which at present is leading the municipal league as a result of its victory last Tuesday in which he was the winning hurler. AUSONA DISTRICT Standings July 15. 1<V?8 1— Marcella Thill 2—Kntherinc McEnroe 3—Donnabelle Merron 4—Darlene Stott . 5—Jane Cretzmeyer 6—Bernice Storm 7—Afable Kohl ... 8—Rosella Voight 9 —Wilmn Kapp 10--Maxino Larson 11—Jane McWhortcr 12—Kathryn Kelly 13—Evelyn Capesius 14—Phyllis Coleman 15—Lucille Calhoun 16—Bessie Humphreys 17—Marjorie Phillips 18—Ann Veronica Stcbrilz 19—Irene Fitzgerald 20—Marie Ohm 21—Edna Nordstrum 22—Frances Heearty 23—Wilma Riddle 24—Norine Greiner 25—Gertrude Baylor 26—Marie Pfeffer 27—Angela Mae Haag 28— Mary Couch 29—Myrtle Olson 30—Arline Holdren 31—Doris Silvers Tell of Grasshopper Havoc in No. Dakota Irvington: Mrs. Perry Phillips received a letter last week from her daughter, Mrs. Monroe Mikkelson, of Dickinson, N. D.. telling of the sad plight of conditions in that part of that state. On Sunday the grasshoppers ar rived in a horde, .sweeping down on their locality and eating all of the crops and also clothing which wa.-> hanging on the clothes lines. Shi- stated at times they were so thi'-k in the air it resembled a snow storm. Mrs. Mikkelson plans on visiting her parents here in August. STILLMAN THIRD ON EARLY VOTE IN JUDGE FIGHT G. W. Stillman, Algona attorney, and candidate for the republican nomination for judge of the 14th judicial district, was polling 2? ballots. Monday afternoon at Lake Okoboji, as the nomination convention found itself deadlocked, Monday night without sufficient votes to nominate any of the candidates. It is necessary to obtain 44'u votes to nominate. The candidates and their votes as of Monday, follow: Geo. A. Heald, Spencer 38 2-3 Jas. DeLand, Storm Lake 38 2-3 G. W. Stillman, Agona ... 28 Fred Hudson, Pocahontas 24 J. W. Morse. Estherville 24 Franklin Jaqua, Humboldt 24 Clay, Bucna Vista and Dickinson county delegates were standing solid fop the rcnomlnatlon of Judgps Heald and DeLand with Palo Alto county holding the balance of power. J. D. Low« of Algona was .elected "permanent chairman of the convention. The final decision was expected to be reached some time today. Hugh Herbert Will I Marcella Thill Pushes Past 'Queen's" Host Dog in Lap, Car Ditched, Burns Up Whittemore: When a small dog riding with her jumped into her lap, a car driven by Mian Jean Buffam of Emmetsburg left Unload live miles north of Emmet.-, burg, upset in a ditch and caught fire. Miss Buffam escaped injury, as did the dog. The accident happened last Wednesday. Miss Buffam is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Buffam, who formerly lived near Whittemore. where Mr. Buffam was the local band leader for some time. To Address Drake Univ. Student Body L. J. Dickinson and daughter, Ruth Hunter, will go to Des Muinc.. Friday and Mr. Dickinson will ad dress the student body of Druku University at the close of its summer session. Haggard, Murtagh Are Golf Finalists For Algona Title John Haggard, defending dull champion of the Algona Country club, will meet Kugi-nc Miirt:igh for llu- c'uh rhanipinnhip The I wo went thruui.;h to the finals. Haggard defeat r-i Bub Harrington, 4 and 3, in his semi-flr.ul match, and Murtagh downed Ken Miller, 4 and 3, in his semi-final match. Chet Williams i.s champion of (he first flight, having defeated Fred Kent in the final. L. E. Linnan and D. E. McDonald will compete for the second flight championship. Bob McC'ullough annexed the third flight, heating Casey Loss, while Harry Holmes carried off the fourth flight honors. Harold Laubcr, club pro. and Ji.lm Hazard, tied for fifth place hon- .ii s in (lie Pro-Amateur match played Sunday at Di-s Moines. Laubci'.-, 'con/ was .'{!> and Haggard shot a '17, for a total of 72. The mat. >> was won with a tj7. St. Benedict Visitors St. Benedict: Mis-a Naomi Cronin of Newberg, Oregon, visited tin- past week at the home of Mrs. ROM.- Nelson. She is a cousin of Mrs. Nelson. Mrs. Nelson and sou-,, ('has. and Clarence and Miss Cronin visited friends in Renwick Saturday evening and Sunday they visited the grotto and firemis at West Bend. Hugh Herbert, nee comedian of Warner Bros, studio, will be one of the hosts to the Kos«'.ith March of Progress Queen, when she visits Hollywood some time nfter September 16th. Warner Bros, may also designate several other of their stars to entertain the Kossuth county girl, word from Hollywood says. Funny stories, a few good, old "Woos-Woos" and signing of autographs will be in order, Hugh declares. Both Mr. and Mrs. Herbert are fond of pets, and have a large number on their ranch where the visiting contest winners will be entertained. * * * KOSSUTH COt'NTT DISTRICT Standings July 15, 1938 1—Josephine Eisenbarth. Irv . 2—Donna Stuflick, LuV 3—Laurena Lnabs, Lone R. . 4—Rosettn Barker, Bode 5—Adeline Illg, Bode 6—Helen Lewis, Lone Rock . 7—Lillian Hlgley, Whitt. 8—Ruth Carlisle, Whitt 9—Darlene Hnnsen, Hurt 30—Mary Ann Arndorfer, St Benedict 11—Darlene Brayton, Burt ... 12—Verona Klatt, Fenton 13—Marie Carter, Burt 14—Susie Frideres, Bode 15—Lucille Hlldman. Wesley . 16—Gene Marie Sarchett, Burt 17—Pearl Alt, Burt 18—lona CodfredRon, Burt ... 19—Mary Ann Smith, Burt ... 20—Ruth Huntleman, Fenton 21-»Jackle Conaway, LuV. . 22—Arlene Patterson. Burt 23—June Adele Kunz, Wesley . 24—Mary Alice Biglngs, LuV. 25—Marcella Thaves, Lakota 28—Mwdne 8«ttb, JUiVeme 27—Ruth Welsbrod, Feiiton . 28—Phyllis Llchty, LuVerne 2!)—Betty Foth, Bancroft ."SO—Theresn Orijjcr, Whitt. . 31 — Lorenn Preyer. Fenton .'!-'---Mary Klaine Smith, Kent. "3—-Viola Schumacher, Whit. I Evelyn Hicrstedt, Hurt . .'!"> - Dorothv Htigman. Fenton Katherine McEnroe in Latest Tabulation 6 NEW AWARDS ADDED TO LIST Three notable developments will .'-tir .Varrh of Progress Queen candidates and their boosters, in today's paper. 1- Both divisions hnvo a chnngc in leaders, the Algona division for the first time in three \verks. 2 —It was learned by the Al'-ont newspapers thnt Hugh Herbert and his wife, the former a Wnrner Bros, star comedian, will personally entertain the Kossuth Queen for a few hours while she is in Hollywood. 3—SIX ADDITIONAL PRIZES are being offered, three in each division. Votes-Counted Friday Standings as shown here today, were tabulated last Friday noon. Votes turned in at either newspaper office since that time are not Included in these standings. Marcella Thill, staging a heavy vote delivery, passed Kathryn McEnroe to move into first place .n the Algona division. In the Kossuth county division, Josephine Eisenbarth of Irvington again slipped into first place, while Adeline lilg of Bode, ahead last week, dropped to fifth. Donna Stuflick of LuVerne moved from eighth to second place in this division, while Lucille Hild- mnn of Wesley jumped from 35th to 15th in one leap. There were other changes, of Marjoiic IVltit. L. It. Mild'rid Fox, \Ve>K-y F.leanor Mo.-. L.ikota Mary Williams, Ii,in>-. -Virginia Frank. Fenton .Sophia Schipull. Hurt -Culistn Klsbi-cker, Bane iRuth Thompson, Burt Lola Warner, Fenton Mrs. Kohl's Sister Dies in Illinois Union: Mrs. Geo. Kohl received word last week of the death of her sister-in-law, Mrs. Ted liohrnann of Peoria. III. She was taken ill before the fourth of July with a combination of measles and mumps. Oilier complications arose causing her death. .She was only about 3-1 years of at;-,- ami leave.-, her children, boy agt years old. FENTON, ALGONA AND LUVERNE DANCERS WIN Queen contestants enjoyed an afternoon and evening dance party on the stage of the Call Theatre, Sunday. Gene La Verne, Hollywood dance maestro, instructed several of the girls at both sessions in mastering the intricate steps as taught to film actresses learning new dance routines. Ruth Hantleman of Fenton won first prize in the afternoon, based on audience applause, with Jackie Conoway of LuVerne, and Donna Stuflick, also LuVerne second and third. In the evening, Wilma Kapp of the Algona district took first place. with Marjorie Phillips, second, and Arline Holdren third. , ,^.,_ course, but »l only one or two advances up the ladder. In the Ko.ssuth county division, the top l. r j are bunched so closely that any large collection of votes would radically shift the; standing.-!. In addition to the grand awaid of an 1* diy trip to tile west <de- MTihcd elsewhere in another story) and f~>t\ in i-ash. three Falcon candid., miniature cameras have been added a.-i prizes in each division. In other words, the top four in each division will recejve awards. The candid cameras take pictures on a film, 16 to the roll, making 2'4 by 3'4 pictures, '. ,, , Trip Ticket Arrives * . The trip ticket from Chicago to the west coast and return via New Orleans has been received, and is at the Upper Des Moines office. It is about a yard long, and looks lik^ t 000 miles of fun for somebody. It entitles the winner to Pullman, dining car service, and hotel ac- commodationb, etc., of the first class, all along the way. The trip winner Algonian Unhurt In Auto Accident \va.; gut Major Saul Speaks Glen Buchanan, new Rotary pres- I ident, presided at his first meeting. Monday noon, at the Country C'lub Herman Hauberg. program chairman, introduced Major L. T. Saul, who spoke on Czechoslovakia, and its position in Central Europe with regard to war and peace. Melvin Yiats of Algona I-M without H .-i-ratcli but hi-, car badly ilainagid when the aut out of control and ovcrturiK-d iluy afternoon. Veats was driving on a ruiintr. load three miles imrth and une-ha'f nifle west of Algona when his car hi'. a bad bump in the road and overturned. All the glass in the car was broken and the car generally was smashed but Yeats climbed out unhurt. Damages to the ear were es'- imated at approximately $300. will leave Chicago September Kith. i girl 10 j Between 20 and 40 girls from all SIM lions of the middle west will make the tii;i. a-, j'/^ of ot!l-v cities and papers when- similar con- tc.its ,ire being conducted. Celebration I'lantt While plans are now bcin;,' mud,; for the two-day March of Progress (i lebiation which will include a (Yntt-niiial celebration and Watermelon I >,iy, all Quueii landulati.-b will be given an opportunity to take part in the celebration. The plans are not complete, but the girls will be special guests of honor. Find Black Rust Farmers in a few places have re ported black rust in oats but Ii serious cases of a large umoul < loss has been reported in this vicinity. Sleeping Sickness Hits Union: Sleeping siekntss is again invading the country. A suckling colt at tlic Ben Gould farm is affect ed with tr, e malady. Two Shops Move The Holtzbauer Hat Shop and the Hull Dress Shop are now located over the Borchardt drug store. Mis.-. Holtzbauer will have her shop in the new Christensen store as soon as it is ready which will be about Sept. 1. T. C. Sherman Improves T. C. Sherman i:, hum.- t'ro!:- Kuchestor feeling much improved after going through the clink: tiler-- arid after another week or ,>u e>: peel.-, to be back on job a.s manager of the liquor it ore. Undergoes Operation Swea-Eaglc: Anlen Hovty, \vi' underwent an appendix operation ..: the Kossuth hospital, Algona, The Xcw I'lmnc XIIIH- lli'l'S uf The Upper Des Moines fut News, Want Ads or Display Service North Kossuth Townships Open Rural Electrification Sign-up Drive North Kossuth township farm leaders are active this week in preparations for getting a rural electrification project under way in that section. An appropriation ot $200,000 has been earmarked in the R. B. A. funds for construction of lines in Dickinson, Emroett and Kossuth counties. Organization and sign-up meetings and contact work were being held this week. At the first meeting held last Sat- directors. Kossuth's directors are urday evening in Swea City, 25 signers indicated they would cooperate in the project. Other meetings thi.s week are as follow: Monday, 8 p. m., Lakota school; Tuesday, 8 p. in., Stevens store; Wednesday. 8 p. m., Grant consolidated school; Thursday, 8 p. m., Seneca consolidated school. A committee of 12 men, four from each county, have been named as M. L. Johnson of Eagle township. O. L. Thoreson of Swea township, F. W. Langermann of Harrison township, and Jake Telcamp of Lud- yurd township. The proposed line will get its power from the Estherville municipal plant. In Kosuth county, Eagle, Swea, Seneca, Grant, Harrison. Greenwood, Springfield, Ledyanj. Ramsey, Hebron and Lincoln tuwn- those townships is heavy enough to warrant running lines in all of them. German township is also interested in an KBA line, and if sufficient signup is made, will probably be attached to the Humboldt-Kossuth KEA unit, which was last week given final approval from Washing ton, and a grant ot $175,000 for construction of lines. Men interested in the north Kua ships will be served, if signup m J suth project, said the deadline for signing up was set for Saturday. In the southeast Kossuth urea, 384 signed up and the preliminary routing of the power lines has already been made, and is on display on a wall map in tile office of County Agent A. L. Brown, in the base- Farmers have only to subscribe $5 for a membership in the KEA project in their vicinity. If the project, does not go through, the money i> refunded. Financing of the project is nient of '.lie I'Obtoif ice building in j by the government, but on Algona. term loan basis, with the money. , . The North Kossuth project will ! plus a smull interest for use of be known as the; D. E. K. project, suiae, gradually repaid to the gov- using tlie first initials of the three counties interested. eminent from the power and Hghl I lutes over a period of years.

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