The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 9, 1938 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, August 9, 1938
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HENRY MEYER OF TITONKA FOUND DEAD ON STEPS Believed to Have Died Early Thursday Eve; Pound Friday a.'m. PROMINENT LEADER IN CHURCH, TOWN ^ttoona^pper Jfflometf Established 1865 ALGONA. IOWA, TUESDAY, AUGUST fl, lf»:!S Ten Pages VOL. 37.—NO. 32 SWEA CITY • ALGONA • A BUSY WEEK! Titonka: Death, sudden and dramatic, struck Henry Meyer, prominent Titonka insurance man, some time Thursday evening. Forrest Hanson, newspaper carrier boy, was delivering his papers Friday morn- Ing and about 6:30 as usual started up the Meyers walk to the front of the house to leave the paper/ Before he reached the steps he saw Mr. Meyer lying dead, having partly tumbled off the steps falling to the north side, the house facing the east. He had evidently been mowing weeds in the yard as the scythe was lying across his lap and his right hand still clasped the handle. During the night there was a heavy rain and from examination it seemed he had lain out all night, the probable hour of death being determined as around eight o'clock. Immediately upon finding him, Forrest ran down town and spread the news, a doctor was called and Dick Sleper, a son- in-law, was sent for. Son at Lake Mr. Meyer's only son, Ben, was vacationing at Spirit Lake for a week and could not be reached until the middle of the morning. He was out on the lake fishing when •the news was brought to him. The cause of death was a heart attack. , . Mr. Meyer had been around town as usual and very busy all day Thursday. At four-thirty that afternoon he had written an Insurance policy for Fred Henken on a team of horses. He missed getting the letter in the afternoon mall and dropped it in the street box. It was dispatched on Friday morning's mall, several hours after his-death. Neighbors had seen him In his yard as late as seven-thirty Thursday evening. When stricken he seemed to have been sitting down to whet his scythe. He lived alone. His wife died a little more than a year ago and since then he has preferred to remain alone. Before moving to town In 1919, Mr. Meyer farmed in German town • ship and was always active !n community and civic life of his locally, He served for years as township trustee and for a great many years was president of the German town ship school board. When he came to town he started writing insurance and worked up an excellent business in that line. He has written an unusual amount of insurance this past Since the organization of the Titonka Savings Bank he has been a member of the board of directors, an office he held at the time of hlo d.ath. He ha* bera a member of the R*fong»d church for more Honor Swedish Pioneers, Thursday; State 'Glad' Show Saturday * * * * * * Review Swedish History In Kossuth At Swea City NEW S. & L. STORE OPENS ONTHURSDAY Will Be 26th Store; To Hire About 15, All Locally Above Is a picture of the Capt R. E. Jeanson palace, built In Eagle township, where the Jeanson family lived in aristocratic style for many years. The cornice is where the captain had his observatory, his telescopes and where he enjoyed taking his friends. Relics collected from many parts of the world were also on exhibit. The family carriage, with driver, are shown, and the lovely landscaped flower beds. Kossuth Captain Jeanson Born In Illinois Henry Meyer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Mayer, was born at R dott. HI. July 24, 1864, and died at Tl- tonka. Iowa. August 4. 1938. He wns 74 years old. He came to Kossuth county in 1881 and on August 20, 1887, he was married to Susie Drees, man. To this union three children were born, one of whom, a daughter, Alkie, died when 16 months old' The other two children, Mrs. Dick Sleper and Ben U. Meyers, are the only survivors of his imm*- dlate family. He has two grandchildren. Dorothy Sleper and Mar- jorte Meyers and the following brothers and sisters who survive: Mrs. Sena Rlppentrop. Mrs. Mary sUthoff, both of Titonka andI MM. Blck Oroen of Rock Rapids: Albert Meyers of Los Angeles, Charles of Lynden, Washington: Dick and Ben H- Meyer of Titonka. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at 1:30 at the Ram- Bay Reformed church with the Rev. Savin Schnucker officiating. Burial was made In the church cemetery Relatives from a distance attending the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Enna Dreesman, Grace Dreesman, Anna Ferguson, Mr. and Mrs. John fflaba. Mr and Mrs. D. G. Clop- Ton. Mr. and Mrs. John Dreesman. and Mr. and Mrs. Sterling, all of Algona, and many others. There were about 750 at the funeral services. Captain Jeanson, enrly Swei settler, is pictured above. One day he was riding across the prairie and his horse stumbled and fell. When Captain Jeanson awoke—not knowing how long he had been unconscious- he could not rise. Evening was near, and he feared if he did not rise, he would be eaten by wolves. His family finally found him. Because no doctors were available, it was necessary to put him on a stretcher, wrapped in cotton, and strapped to a lumber wagon. He was taken to Fairmont, then put In an express car and taken to New York. It was many months before he regained his strength and could return to Iowa. residents, especially in :he northerm part of the county wfll pay trbute to the memory of Captain R. E. Jeanson, and other early Swedish immigrants who settled and populated the area about Swea City, with a one-day celebra tion, Thursday, August llth, at the Swea City school. A program for the occasion has been worked out by several of the woman's club groups in the county, principally from Union, Swea City A new business firm will be ready to serve Kossuth county people when the S. & L. store opens its doors at 10 a. m. Thursday. The local branch of the S. & L. group will thus be added to the list of Algona business firms which have made the city the shopping place of Kossuth and surrounding territory. The new company will be located ._. the Hutchison building, formerly occupied by the Chrlstensen Bros, store. According to George W., Keller, store superintendent of the S. & L. Comany, store remodeling will be complete and new fall merchandise ready when the store opens Thursday. Remodeling has been carried on by local firms. Manager of the store will be Nor man Freid, who with his wife, has already moved to Algona. The new Algona branch manager was formerly manager of the S. & L. Co.'s Devils Lake, North Dakota, store for three years and prior to that time assistant manager of tho Jamestown store. He is a graduate of the Jamestown University, class of 1932. The store will employ about 15 people in addition to the manager. The Algona branch will be the company's 26th store and the third in Iowa, the others being located in Fort Dodge and Estherville. The company intends to open other FLASH Latest Vote In Queen Contest HORSE SICKNESS WIDESPREAD, BUT ONLY A FEW DIE There arc only four more days to decide the final winners in the Kossuth March of Progress Queen contest. The official handing out of ballots in Algona business places will cease on Saturday evening. August 13th, at closing time. The winners will be announced publicly Wednesday afternoon, August 17th, at the opening ceremonies of Algona's March of Progress Days. All queen candidates are urged to be on hand at two p. m., Wednesday, August 17th. Winners will be announced shortly after that time. A platform will be erected on State street, near the Hotel Algona corner and this will be the point of the afternoon gathering and program. All quren contestant* will be treated (I a free show that afternoon at the Call theatre by Manager N. C. Bloc. To be eligible for the show, however, candidates must be on hand when the platform announcements are made. The final count will be made on Tuesday afternoon, August 16th, and votes may be turned In up until noon' of next Tuesday at either newspaper office. The deadline Is Vaccinate Over 400 in S. E. Kossuth Area Alone Sleeping sickness in horses is ngnin causing Kossuth farmers serious troubles and often financial losses, news , from correspondents throughout the county Indicates. Veterinarians also report that they are receiving many calls daily about new cases that have developed, nnd also report some hog chol- trn, for which many vaccinations have already been made. FIVE FARMS HIT AT IRVINGTON Irvington: Five cases of sleeping flckness have been reported recent ly in this vicinity at the Joe Metillc, J. A. Johnson, J. M. Cox nnd John Schultz farms, and a mule has also been stricken at the Richard Leigh place. HOGS Best light butch., 140-160 Best light butch., 160-180 Best light butch., 189-220 Best light butch, 220-250 Med. heavy, 250-270 8.35 Med. heavy, 270-290 8.00 Med. heavy. 290-325 8.00-8.50 8.90 8.60 Butchers. 325-350 Packing sows, Packing sows Packing 7.10 7.40 7.15 350-400 6.90 6.00-6.25 Canners and cutters t 2.75-3.50 calves ............... , ........... 8.00-7.50 Veal Fat yearlings Pat cow. Fat steers 4.50-5.60 No. 2 mixed corn No. 2 white corn No. 2 yellow corn No. 3 white oats Barley. No. Hennerys No. 1 No. 2 Cash cream — No. 1 No. 2 .. .. ,$.38>i 3» 39 31 20c 18c 15c 26c 23c 26c Hens, over 5 Ibs l*c Hens, 4 to 5 Ibs. Hens, under 4 Ibs. Leghorn hens Cocks, «ver 4H Cocks, ander 4V» Geese, live Ducks, live <K Springs, heavy over 5 Ib* Ific Springs, Hawlw < Springs, 4 to S Leghorn —'— llo I3c Uo Markets subject to change by th« time of publication. Livestock Entries For Fair Pouring In, Says Vincent Secretary E. L. Vincent reports that the entries are coming In daily for the Kossuth County fair in the ivestock and all other departments. More entries have been receJved to date than any previous year of the fair. The entries in 4-H calves will be more than double the number entered last year. Several entries in livestock have been sent In from outside the county in addition to the many inquiries for premium lists and other information. With the addition of so many special awards given in the departments for both livestocks and Floral Hall exhibits the entries will be the largest ever reported in the history of the fair. All space in the Floral Hall has been spoken for, several new firms have been added to the list for special booths, both in the Floral Hall and oustlde exhibits. With new decorations on the interior of the hall, it promises to be the most elab orate display of the Kossuth County Fair. and Grant neighborhoods. Talk* about the early days at Swea City will he given by Miss Louise Adotphson of Dm Moineo, Air*. Alma Nelson and Mra. D. D. Monlux of Algono, and several other descendants of pioneer* will also speak. Rev. B. C. annuuon will talk on •SanM OUmpw* of the Terctn- tsry." He returned recently from a trip to Philadelphia and Wilmington, and spoke on radio station KGLO, Mason City, Sun- rlay afternoon, on the same subject Robert Emanuel Jeanson. pioneer founder of the Swediish settlement in northwest Kossuth county, was born July 3, 1832. in Skone, Sweden. He served on sailing vessels, and later became a steamship captain. He came to America in 1863, coming by train as far as Iowa City, where he then began his travels by horse and wagon. Captain Jeanson was the leadins spirit behind the movement to settle his countrymen in the northern portion of Kossuth county. He was the general locating agent for the company. His first trip was to Algona in 1865. He would meet Immigrants In New York and induce them to come to Kossuth county. The first house built in Swea City was the company house, built in 1871 by Peter Eckholm and Kinni-y. Victor Eckholm hauled most of the lumber from Algona and it is believed that Old Man Lund«ti om was probably the first settle.-. He lived in a sod house nearby, stiii Stinson and J, E. Hedin. A. G. Andson, J. B. Johnson. Solomr.n Anderson and John Bengston were other early settlers. During the year 1872 ov.-r 1.000 settlers, through the efforts of Captain Jeanson. settled in the north part of the early settlers. The captain and his family moved to land he had purchased in Eagle township in 1881. and built his home there. They lived there until 1893, and he then moved to stores in Iowa. Devils Lake, the town from which Mr. Freld was transferred, although somewhat larger than Algona, Is not regarded as as good territory as this region. Mr. Freld regards Algona and its trade territory as a much better business region because the district is so much richer. TO rtJTPLANE BEACON LIGHT IN N. KOSSUTH Also Study Placing of Emergency Field on Omaha • St. Paul Route Father of Ledyard Woman Kidnapped Ledyard: Mr. and Mrs. Howard Mayne and Wallace and Edith, drove to Alden. Monday evening, to visit Mr. and Mr«. Gus Neuenfeldt. Mrs. Mayne'g parents. Her father op- eratis an oil station at the edge of town, and last Friday he was held up and what money he had was taken. Mr. Neuenfeldt was also kidnapped, and taken several miles into the country, where they dumped him out. He is quite an elderly man, but seemed little the worse for his Des Moines. nia in 1907, He moved to Califor- where he lived until death on Memorial Day, in 1920. experience — except money. being out his Union Horses Sick Union: Bob Leason has a horse 111 with the sleeping sickness. Win. Bosworth also baa a horse that is sick. Mule Dl, Dies Wesley: Toot Forburger's lost a mule from sleeping sickness last week. Drunk Driver GeU Fine; Part Suspended Adam Heiderscheldt, Algona, was fined $300 In district court before Judge Davidson. Monday afternoon, but the court stipulated that if the defendant paid $100 by December 1, the remainder of the fine would be suspended. Heiderscheidt was arrested some time Saturday night near the Milwaukee depot, by Marshal Van Al- ttyne, and was booked on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. The case of Albert Hopkins. Bancroft, charged with larceny of domestic fowl, will be taken into court on August 19th before Judge Heald. Sheriff Casey Losu and County Attorney L. A. Wlnkel have been making an investigation of the case, and developments are pending. A permit for a be., -on light on the farm of C. G r..-.nte, seven milo.> roitl. of Swea City, *as requested last week in co: :ie« tion witn tha r.fwly proposed Omnha-Twn Cities air route. These lights are set up at 15-mile intervals and are used for night flying. Negotiations were also reported under way for land for an intermediate landing field In the Swea City vicinity. Such emergency rieldj are set up at intervals of 60 miles apart. The field would cover aljout 100 acres and would be equipped with 3,500 foot runways. Not over a two per cent slope is permitted. A caretaker would be pHced in charge of the field. Swea City and Ringsted papers have become quite "net up" over the Idea, and think it may lead to commercial aviation development in that section. absolutely Tuesday noon, August 16th, however. Kathryn McEnroe again moved Into Mat place in the total stand- Igs, passing Marcella Thill by about 150,000 votes. Darleen Stott moved into third place nnd Jane McWhorter, who had one of the two largest collections of ballots in the last count, moved up into flfth place. The winner of the Mnrch of Progress trip wil leave Chicago, Sept 16th. She will be gone 18 days and cover about 8,000 miles, Including British Columbia, Catallna Island and Hollywood. . . The-IfcO ims»i*1>i*t*^nfl*-the"-** awards of cnndld. mlninture cameras to other high contestants will be made nt the ceremonies next Wednesday afternoon. Be sure nnd be there. AIX50NA DIVISION Standings August 5, 1—Knthryn McEnroe 1.258.97:. 2—Marcella Thill 1.102.ROO 3—Darleen Stott 760.700 4—Donnabelle Merron 757,725 5—Jane McWhorter 667,775 6—Mable Kohl 644,150 7-JWnxine Larson 60S.53C 8—Wllma Knpp 050,350 9—Bernice Storm 631 125 10—Jane Cretzmeyer 379,750 11—Kathryn Kelly 361,875 325.825 297.225 280.600 260,700 237,675 227.775 158,125 CORWITH HAS MANY CASES—NO DEATHS Corwlth-Fnirview: Farmers have been hard hit in this area during threshing time by the sickness of horses from sleeping sickness, although no cases had been fatal. More than 400 horses have been vaccinated thus far in this area. The stricken horses are reported from the E. J. Widen farm, Lewis Gallo- wny place, Mrs. Mayme Scvcrns, the Ernest Bonnstetters and at the Geo. Evnns farms. 12—Lucille Calhoun 13— Bessie Humphreys 14—Evelyn Capesius 15—Rosella Voight 16—Phyllis Coleman ... 17—Irene Fitzgerald ... 18—Marjorie Phillips Wesley to Ballot On $3,000, Thurs. Wesley will vote Thursday, August 11. on wheUicr or not to float a bond issue of $3000 for the erection of a new water tower. The federal government would allot a total of $3,275 to complete the project. Total construction cost would be between $8,000 and {8,500, it has been estimated, but some of the funds are already available in the Wesley treasury from previous surpluses. Boy Gets Coal in Eye During Threshing Irvington: Little Bernard Miller, young son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Miller, and grandson of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Cox, was the victim of a very painful accident recently when a small piece of coal became lodged in his eyeball. At the time of the ordeal Bernard was sitting on a steam engine watching the men thresh and it is thought that during the firing a small piece flew into the eye. His parents took him to a physician but by this time the particle had become imbedded in the eye. After it was removed his ej i became somewhat imflamed and 11 was some time before his normal sight was restored. Santa Bit Early; In Town Monday Santa Claus paid H visit to Algona. yesterday. He has his beard, but v.-as wearing a light suit. He also had his dog team with him. The old gentleman is touring this section of the country interviewing Chambers of Commerce with regard to a possible visit along in December. The Algona Chamber of Commerce seemed somewhat interested He may return. Mrs. Matern Hostess Mrs. Lou Matern entertained the S. S. S. bridge club Thursday afternoon. High score went to Mrs Ben Dwenger and low to Mrs. John Weydert. Mrs. James Weydert was a guest of the club, lunch was served. A delicious 19—Ann Veronica Stebritz 124.425 20—Gertrude Baylor 123,875 21—Frances Hegarty 120,400 22—Edna Nordstrom 106,450 23—Wilma Riddle 105.425 24—Marie Ohm , »8,m 25—Norine Greiner 80.250 26—Angela Mae Haag 67,575 27—Marie Pfeffer 67,325 28—Arline Holdren 65.77.', 29—Myrtle Olson 58,875 30—Mary Couth 4'J.fl25 KOSSUTH DISTRICT Standing*, August 5, 19:i8 1—Laurena Laabs. L Rock 375.34 s ) 2—Adeline Illg, Bode 297.025 3—Josephine Eiscnbartli, lrv.2S4 100 4—Mary Ann Arndorfer. St Benedict 5—Donna Stuflick, LuV. 6—Rosette Barker, Bode 7—Ruth Carlisle, Whitt. 8—Susie Frider.iB, Bode 9—Helen Lewis. Lone Rock 180.650 177,020 159.f 50 1)6?.)H 116,000 MRS. WEBSTER FUNERAL TODAY, AT M.E. CHURCH . *, ,«* Algona Resident 28 Year Dies at Daughter's Home, Estherville Funeral services will be held this nftcrnoon (Tuesday* at 2:30 o'clock nt the Methodist church, for Mrs. Lillie Webster, who died August 7, 1938, nt the home of her daughter, Mrs. H. W. Heiclke at Estherville. Rev. F. E. Burgess will officiate at the services. Burial will be made at the Riverview cemetery. Lillie Mlllis was born at Two Rivers, Wis., February 6, 1860, the daughter of John and Margaret Millls. She came to Iowa with her parents, when 14 years of age and lived on a farm near Algona. On April 18, 1889. she was married to Adolph L. Webster and loveingly cared for his three motherless children. They lived In Plum Creek, Irvington, and Cresco township for ten years, then moved to Algona, where they resided for 28 years. For the past three years Mrs. Webster has been living with an adopted (laughter, Mrs. H. W. Heidke at Estherville. She is survived by Mrs. Heidke and four grandchildren, and by two step grandchildren. Mrs. E. J. Zender of Algona and Mrs. Francis Lon- ergnn of Schaller, Iowa. Mr. Webster preceded her in death three years apo, HS did his three children. Mrs. Webster was a member of the Methodist church since she was twelve years old, was a member of the local Bible Searchers class and attended church regularly as long as her health permitted. Blooms From All U. S. To Exhibit Here Beauty rampant will reign in the Algolm high school gymnasium this week when the state gladiolus show Is held Saturday rtnd Sunday. Severn! weeks of planning nnd preparation for the colorful event reach a climax during the next few days before the flowers are Judged Saturday morning. In the meantime owers will be arriving by plane, boat, car and train—the best gladioli grown In the United States by innumerable flower gardeners, professional and amateur. The Algona show U assured of exhibitors from other states including Vermont, New Hampshire, Minnesota, South Dnk- otn, Nebraska, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania. > Blooms from eastern United States will be sent In special air mall shipments to the Twin Cities and reshlp- ped by train to Algona. Because many flowers will arrive ahead of time two regular full size refrigerated express cars will be necessary to keep the flowers until the show starts. In the cold of the refrigerated cars the flowers will retain all their brilliantly gorgeous color. The blooms will be judged Saturday morning by J. Elton Carter of Des Moines, president of the state society and the doors of the school ymnnsium opened to the public nt loon Saturday. The show will con- inue all day Sunday. Judging by comments rrom grow- rs nnd officials of the state asso- cation the show is likely to brenk records both for quality and number of flowers entered . The local committee Is having difficulty get- ing enough baskets to hold the flowers and asks thnt any Alponlans who have baskets loan them for thu ihow. No elabornte baskets nro required but merely simple containers for the blooms. They will immediately returned after the show is over. The annual meeting nnd bamine' of the Iowa gladiolus society wll be Saturday at the Algonn. note when there will be election of offlc ers and bids made for the nex knowing place. G. W. Stlllman. Al gona, is at present vice president o the association. F. A. Bunting Is show superintendent; Mrs. Paul Willc, clnssiflc- ntion clerk; J. E. Carter, A. J. Amsler, Sioux City. Sidney Smith. Sioux- City, Rny V. Ross. Waterloo, M. C. Severson, Ames, G. W. StiUmnn, F. A. Bunting, H. N. Kruse. Alexander English nnd W. W. Gillenple. rill from Algonn comprise the premium committee and Mr. nnd Mrs. Glenn Raney. Mr. nnd Mra. Gillcsple. Mr. nnd Mrs. John Schimmel, Glenn Shore, Alwin Huenhold. H. N. Knue. Alexander English, H. B. White, A. W. Behrends, Herman Hauberg, PROGRESS DAYS ALL SET; OFFER 48 JOURS FUN Old Settlers, Bands, To Feature Opening Next Week, Aug. 17th 10—Lucille Hildman, Wesley 115.250 11—Lillian Higley, Whitt 112,200 12—Pearl Alt, Burt Ill 500 13—Marie Carter, Burt 107,375 14—Darlene Hansen, Burt ....105,375 15_Vernona Klatt, Fenton 91.675 16—Darlene Brayton, Burt 71.925 17—Mildred Fox, Wesley 69,125 18—Gene Marie Sarchet, Burt 58.700 19—lona Godfredson, Burt .. 46.875 20—Ruth Hantleman, Fenton 43.200 21—June Adele Kunz, Wesley 41.625 22—Jackie Conoway, LuV 39,250 23—Theresa Origer. Whitt. .. 34,25") 24—Mary Ann Smith, Burt 31.400 25—'Dolores Krause. Fenton - 30.950 26—Maxine Smith, LuV 28.573 27—Marcella Thaves, Lakota 27,27 r > 28—Arlene Patterson, Burt 24,850 29—Mary Alice Bigings, Lu Verne 30—Ruth Weisbrod, Fenton 31—Ruth Thompson. Burt 32—Phyllis Lichty. LuV. ... 33—Betty Foth, Bancroft 24.025 23,100 23,000 22,900 22,200 22.000 21.725 38—Mary Elaine Smith, Fent. 21.250 37— Lorena Dreyer, Fenton . 21,200 38—Virginia Frank, Fenton 21,200 39—Violet Schumacher, Fent. 21.125 40—Marjorie Pettit. Lone R. 21,060 41—Dorothy Stigman. Fenton 20,525 42—Maurine Wolfe. Bancroft 20,450 34—Evelyn Bierstedt, Burt 35—Sophia Schipull. Burt 43—Eleanor Moe, Lakota 20,375 44—Mary Williams, Bancroft 20,260 45—Lorena Borman, Bode .. 20,160 4«—Calista Eisbecker, Baa- croft 18.100 47—Lola Warner, Fenton .... 12.500 48—Lila Kappings, Lakota 11,100 48—Matilda Ruhnke, Feat .. 10.240 Wesleyan's Story In Nat'l Magazine Wesley: Delia Goetz sister of Mrs. Will Ward and Otto Goetz, has an article on Mexico published in the July issue of the Pan-American Magazine of Washington, D. C. Miss Goetz is employed by the National Press Association, and was ' Srtinrkl Rllft Driv*»r« ljt -""" t *-»«» s-rtvcr» Lyle Reynolds and R. H. Miller make up the show committee. Peruvian Corn Gets Once-Over In Local Hands Corn from Peru is a novelty which Homer Anderson, local grain dealer, is experimenting with this summer. Mr. Anderson acquired the unusual variety in a round-about process. Ralph Miller saw the Peruvian variety ol corn at the Board or Trade building in Chicago and asked if he could have a sample They referred his request to the ambassador from Peru who sent Mr. Miller about a quart of the teed. Mr. Anderson got a small quantity of the seed and planted it. So far the corn has grown well but does not seem likely to tar out and it is believed that the difference in soil is responsible. Another unusual sample of corn was brought into the Upper Di-» Moines office lust week by a farmer who will have to remain anonymous fcince his name and home township. written on a sheet of notepaper. was eaten by the office cat. However this stalk of corn is unusual in that it bears 11 silk tassels instead of the usual number, three or four. The super productive plant is of course typical of Iowa corn. Kossuth county's greatest civic celebration In the past ten years Is all set for review, next Wednesday dny and Thursday, August 17-18th, when March of Progress days, commemorating the Iowa Centennial year, will be held In Algonn. lights of the program, as being arranged by Major Saul, secretary of the Algona Chamber of Commerce, follow: Wednesday, August 17th 1—Old Settlers' Day, ' historical window exhibits. 2—March of Progress Queen winners announced. 8—Parade of Marching, and concert bands, afternoon. 4—Talk (non-political) by Congressman Fred Blermann of Decorah, Iowa. 5--Evening concert by Algona high school band. 6—Free dance by the Rhythm Ramblers on State street dance oor. Thursday, August 18th 1—Free watermelon, 10 tons of t, distributed at 2:30 p. m. and at 7 p. m., from four stands. 2—Address by George A. Wilson, Des Moines, candidate for governor. 3—Concert, 4 p. m., by Algona Junor high band. Concert In evening by Algona Municipal band. 5—Free dance by Rhythm Ramblers, on State street floor. Plenty of Conccudlons Mnjor Snul has already contracted for a nice collection of concessions to be placed on State street, for Mnrch of Progress Days, with more likely. Concessions already booked are a penny pitch game, n weight seatw,"" mo{br glide, novelty stand, photo mill, ferrls wheel, kiddle ride, athletic show, mlcJget cars, merry-go- round. Uncle Ezra's fnrm nnd others. No renl games of chnnre or rackets will be allowed. All bingo stands will be opernted by local groups, nn<I no eating stnnds except by locil people will be allowed. Entire Program Fri-p All units of the two-day progrnnr will be entirely free, except for bingo games nnd concessions. Tho open air programs, the melons and' the evening dances are free for one? and all. Local stores are planning historical windows, and those with exhibits are urged to present them to local stores who will take care of them and return them. Both Algona newspapers are also preparing special editions with tho Advance Centennial edition to appear this coming Thursday, and the Upper Des Moines March of Progress edition to appear next week. (Illinois and please note). Minnesota papers sent to Mexico 18 months ago to get material for the story. She has been employed by the association for the past six years. Later this month the young lady is expected here for a visit, on her vacation from New York, where she has been located recently. Fenton Woman In Car Crash Injured Fenton: Mrs. Paul Cornelius, who resides on a farm four mill's west of Fenton, suffered severe cuts and bruises on the right arm. a bruised left leg and twisted angle, Monday morning, when her Chevrolet car struck a Ford car driven by Robert Wegner of Fairville on the four corners three miles west of Fenton. Robert Wegner was going north. Mrs. Cornelius was driving west to a blind corner. Her car struck the Wegner car, which was drawing a trailer throwing it into the ditch. Mrs. Cornelius waa ruahec to Dr. B. K. Bahnson at Hurt, and it required seven stitches to close the wound in her arm. badly damaged, Both cars were Please Take Notice The sheriff's office announced yesterday that all school bus drivers must have licenses renewed before the firs! of September to avoid taking chauffeurs' examinations. August 22 is the only date left on the calendar on which the licenses may be renewed at Algona. After that date applicants fur renewal must go to another town where examinations are being given. Renew, al of school bus drivers' licenses does not affect the regular chauffeur's licenses which expire regularly at the end of the year. State examiners were in Aigona Monday to give drivers' license tests and will be at the court house again Monday, August 22. Burt Woman 111 Burt: Mrs. Ida Kuchenreuther ha» been at the Marvin Hotel since Monday, where Mrs. Vinuas is caring for her. She has been in poor health for some time, but U able to be up. Her son, Frank Anderson and his son of Broottn, Minn., visited from Wednesday to Friday with her. Days Hot, But Nights Cool Off Hot, blistering days, but nights that somehow or other bring relieving coolness, have been the order of weather in this section the past week. Week's weather: Date High Low Rain August 1 92 65 August 2 90 70 August 3 ....85 73 August 4 88 59 August 5 92 68 August 6 90 68 August 7 86 64 The forecast is for continued warm weather, slightly cooler toward the end of the week. truce .01 .01 .98 6 Permits to Wed Issued by Clerk' Perhaps the hot weather can be blamed. At any rate demand for marriage licenses was brisk over the week end with six permits being issued to couples from several different states. Licenses to marry were issued by Clerk of Court Katharine McEvoy to the following: Merle W. Ai.-hart and Freda Hammond, Kansas City; George Stewart and Josephine Dah!- hauser. both of Algona; H. L. Cochran, Birmingham. Alabama, and Bertha Frey, Rochester, Minn.; Donald Miner. Algona, and Marian, Radimocke. Kerkhoven. Minn.: Arthur B. Sjoberg and Emma M. Anderson, both of St. Paul; Lucille Steffy. and Paul E. Simmons, both of Bancroft. Boy Struck, Injured Union: Bernard Gisch. third oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Gisch, was hit by a car on State street in Algona last Saturday night. He was knocked to the paving and received some head wounds. Editor on Trip Lakota: Editor and Mrs. Edgar" Inlay, and Eleanor Moe. left for » visit at the home of Mr. Inlay's parents, at Moville, Iowa, and also> to visit Sioux City and other points before returning Sunday.

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