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HISTORICAL DEFT. BULLDOGS TAKE 27-0 LICKING AT EMMETSBURG Irish Score Three Times on First Seven Plays; Algona Defense Stiffens AfterShakeup > Algona's Bulldogs took a 27 to 0 ' trouncing from Emmetsburg Friday night, as the Palo Alto county team ran wild In the first quarter to score three touchdowns on the first seven plays of the game. With a smart Emmetsburg field general exploiting weak spots In the Algona line, Emmetsburg put on a whirlwind start. After Algona had lost the ball on downs on jts own 45-yard line. Chuck Warner, fullback, ripped off a first down, Bryant, flashy left half, made it first and eight to go for a touchdown on the second play and on the third, Warner smashed over for the touch- doWn. Warner's try for the extra point struck the crossbar-. Run Ends Ragged Algona received the kick-off and after being stopped on two plays kicked only to have the Bm- metsburg safety man run the ball back over the midfield stripe. Warner made It first and ten on Algona's 27 yard on a plunge and Bryant on . Emmetsbm-g's fifth play of the game went the rest of the way on a sweep to score. Warner plunged through the center of the line for the extra point making the score 13 to nothing. The Bulldogs again received the kick-off but on the first play an Algona pass was Intercepted by Bmmetaburg's quarter back, Joe Green, who ran the ball back to the Bulldog 16-yard line. Warner drove over the goal line on the next play, the seventh Emmetsburg had run that evening, and his place kick for the extra point was good, making the score 20 to 0. With the Emmetsburg team roll- Ing In high, stunned Algona fans waited for the massacre to continue btft changes In the Bulldog line-up brought Emmetsburg's advance to a halt. Coach Findley had Junior Long, burly left half back. In the line at an end position on defense and the other half back, Bruce Miller, took over the other flank on defense and for a considerable part of the game on offense with Lewis Neville play- Ing half back. Long at the defensive end post was able to knock down Irish blockers leaving the linebacker with a clear shot at the ball- carrier or else turn the play Into Wesley Schultz, the big tackle, whose play, with that of Long's, was one of the bright spots of the game for Algona. Long, Schultx Star Long and Schultz checked Emmetsburg's offense on the right side of the line and better work on the other side cut down the Irish gains there. The Emmetaburg quarter* back then directed hip play at the iles ror~ Wanwr^'tftknife through, but-tit* Bulldog* slowed down the Irish attack If they could not completely stop It with big Wesley Schultz being greatly Instrumental In holding the Emmetsburn •quad during the second and third quarters. In ( . the third period, Joe Green, raced around end from the Algona 40 to the Bulldog four yard line but the play was called back. Emmets burg scored Its final touchdown on H plunge by Warner In the last qunr. ter. A pass, Bounds to Beatty, gave them an extra point. Whatever the Bulldogs may learn from beating one thing Is certain, their line play will have to be dras tlcally Improved If they arc going to win. On the few occasions Algona had the ball during Friday's contest the backs had to block off men In their own back field, leaving the runner without Interference as he hit the line. Junior Long, going almonst alone, made several runs for good gains, but it is apparent that without a line the veteran backs wi'1 go no place. Using the two half backs at defensive ends may partially solve the problem there but the team's blocking was weak and the line was outchurged by Emmetsburg although the Irish were charged with no fewer than six holding penalties. Next Friday the Bulldogs go to Clear Lake to open their North Cen- tinl conference schedule in a night game. The Line-up* Algona tipper jNofne* Established 1865 ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, " Ten VOL NO. NEWSPAPERSTO PLAY HOST AT BANQUET TONTTE It's All Free, and We Ex pect a Big Crowd. Will We Be Disappointed? We Think Not! Algona business men—and business women, too—will be guests of the two Algona newspapers this evening, Tuesday, at a dinner and program to be held at the Hotel Algona. The meeting is scheduled to get unler way at 7 p. m. when the group will sit down to a fine meal. Purpose of the meeting is to go over the "grass roots" advertising plan, and to hear several talks on advertising and merchandising by speakers well versed on the subject. Six Meetings In State Six such meetings are being held in the state of Iowa, all sponsored by the Iowa Press Association. Algona was selected as one of the six localities In which the meetings are being held. Newspapermen from towns all through this territory have also been Invited to attend. The chief address on "Advertls Ing and Merchandising" will last about 40 minutes. Neither Algona paper definitely knows the subject matter of the talk, or who will deliver It. The Iowa Press Assocla tion Is handling the entire program for the papers. "Grans Root*" Angle With regard to the "grass roots' angle, part of the talk will explain how a certain per cent of every piece of merchandise sold by local merchants Is appropriated to adver. Using, but too often this money is spent far from the point of sale, and does not benefit the local merchant. The Iowa Press Association speaker will outline ways and means that local merchants may be able to help get some of this advertising appropriation for his own use, thus giving him more advertising where it does him some good, without added expense to himself. And, yes, the entire affair Is free —with the newspapers paying the bill. A good crowd Is certain to be present. * ALGONA C OF C MEETING NEXT WEEK There will be a general meeting merc«, ^Woiiaiy,, pctober B, at 8 p. m. at the Legion hall here, Major Leslie Saul announces. Subjects to be discussed are bet ter business methods, fire preven tlon, parking, the county fair, the professional man's part, credit, and subjects. Algonn Baas Ehrhiirt Conklin Anderson Devine Schultz Spear Michel Long Miller Lee RE RT RO C LU LE LE QB LH RM FB EmmetsbnrK Edge Fini. 'lowaus Hand McD-muId SehiLcht Beatty Green Bounds Bryant Warner Substitutions: Algona—Van Al »tyne, Kohlhaas, Reynolds, Lewis Neville. Emmetsburg—Randal Ken Edge. Bob Johnson, Goodman- ton, Pat Hand, Parish. Referee, Wright. Pennsylvania; umpire, Odee. North Dakota University: head linesman, Martin, of Eagle Grove. John Magnusson Honored—85 Yrs. Old John Mugnuson celebrated his 85th birthday Sunday, and in honor at the occasion WHS entercaiiied at a tamily dinm-r at the horn* of his niece, Mrs. Henry Lund in Ate'ina. and afterward at the Sim Leigh home n «r-1-\ingtori. MrMv-iu- son is hal.< m.d hearty lor h'i y-ari. does bis own housekeeping and raise* a fine gulden, north of the Milwaukee depnt. He is a devoted member of the Presbyterian church in a fine gentleman. Bicyclist Injured Bobby Neville, son of Harold fll*. was Injured last Wednesday. when he was struck while riding bis bicycle by a machine driven by A Scholtz. The accident occurred near the General hospital The youngster wa* thrown ajjout iO feet. H« wa» not seriously hurt, It was reported, but was taken to the bwpital to* tewUiwat */terw»rd. Kossuth Roads Weathered Floods Kossuth county road.s nrc in good shape despite the recent down pour and flood waters according to reports at the county engineer's office. The chief damage done was to road approaches to bridges, five such being wanned out. No bridges, however, were actually torn down by the flood. In some places gravel was washed off and slices eroded away at the sides of the roads, but otherwise no great damage was done. The moat complete flooding, at the crossing of the two highways north of Algona resulted in little nntual harm. Family Escapes in Range Explosion Lakota: The water front in the range at the Rev. Boese home exploded last week Wednesday as th-j family supper was being prepared The stove was badly damaged anil the supper cooking on the stove WHS scattered over the kitchen, but luckily nobody was injured. The explosion was caused by an accumulation of lime in the water front and pipes. Police Chief Proves Tamer Of Goats* But the Smell! It was not a question of who was I were entirely impervious to Mis;. the goat, but "whose were the goats" McEnroe's coaxing and rounded the Friday morning when thret of them, two billy goats and a kid, took over State street. Before their brief reign was ended the trio of butters had met a number of Algona personages and given State street a thorough investigation. The horned and hoofed vis. itors were first noticed on the court house lawn. There, our prospective judge, G. W. Stlllman, speculatively but apparently Impressed with the situation, did not open up with any offense. Since no one knew where they came from, it was suggested to Auditor E. S. "Duke" Klnsey that he capture the beasts and secure them until such time as the owner might arrive to claim his* property. Kinsey wanted no part of said goats, however, and the matter was referred to Deputy Sheriff Art Cogley. Mr. Cogley admitted that the goaU were for the time being on county property and within his jurisdiction but that he could see no reason for arresting the said goats unless the U. D. M. reporter would file a charge against them. The goats settled the problem themselves by ambling across the street where Kathryn McEnroe, second place winner In the recent March of Progress Queen contest, met them. Miss KtcBnroe, a farm girl, decided to put the goats Into the old post office building for safe keeping but the contrary beasts corner, pausing in front of the Barker drug store and the A. & P. store, where N. C. Rice, local theatre man. ager and his dog, Nipper, met them. Nipper was inclined to assert his authority but thought differently of the matter when the three animals advanced on him heads down. Mr Rice and Nipper then backed from the scene leaving the goats in command, making tentative passes at bystanders. It was at this point that the ln«- was called in and Chief of Police H. A. Van Alstyne hove upon the scene. Whereas the goats had successfully resisted the judicial dignity of Jerry Stillman, the charm of B March of Progress queen and the authority of a prominent local business man, they submitted meekly to "arrest" by Chief Van Alstyne .who herded them down the street to the squad car. loaded them Into the back seat, and took them out to the fairgrounds where they were put in "protective custody.?' Questioned on his surprising skill In the matter Goat-herder Van Alstyne said aim ply, "They smell awful bad." Afterward: Cliff Johnson claimed ownership of the goats Saturday. He •••snorted their loss, and was told they were at the fair grounds. He found them sitting on the top row of seats in the grandstand, nil rurl- ed up for a night's sleep. Cliff lives In the north part of town, and says his goats broke out of their pen. Queen Winner Tells of Down West Coast Trip To The Upper Des Moines: Thi.» trip certainly ls keeping me busy I'm having the time of my life and it seems to be getting better every day. Never realized it could be so grand. We just arrived Ir, L'<s /ngele*, and will be leaving on 5 tour out to Rites for Mr«. August Schmidt Held This P. M. Mrs. August Schmidt died at her home Sunday afternoon at 2:30, following an Illness of three months. She suffered a stroke In July, but •vas recovering slowly until she had the third stroke Friday from which •be ed consclousneiK. Ill Germany, the daughter of Johanii Uosenthftl and his wife, Paulina, horn Nitz. She was baptise 1 Ir, the Ev. Lutheran church at Shlrotzken and received the name Hula Ernestine Wilhelmlne. On October 30, 1896. she ?m'grat- ed to America and resided :U Lu- Verne. In the name year on November 22nd she was married to August Schmidt of LuVerne, the Rev. Gottlieb Hoar of LuVcrne officiating. This marriage union was blessed with six children, three sons and three daughters. Thirty-six years) ago the departed moved with her family to a farm in Burl township, where she lived until eight years ago when she retired from farm life and moved with her husband to the city of Algona. Here she resided until the time of her death. She reached the age of 64 years, 11 months and 13 days. The deceased was a lifelong member of the Ev. Lutheran church and also a faithful member of the Ladies Aid of the Trinity Lutheran church. Algona. Her husband preceded her to eternity on Dec, 29, 1937. Mrs. Schmidt leaves to mourn her death three sons. Paul, Woden: Arnold. Algona; Alfred. Lone Rock; three daughters, Mrs. Selma Miller. Algona; Mrs. Lydla Swan. Estherville; and Mrs. Margaret Hyson. Algona: also 28 grandchildren and two sisters. Mrs. August Bollinger. Algona, and Mrs. August Dacken, Hollywood and different parts. I,ost Tuesday 9:30 a. m. we left Seattle aboard a boat, the Princess Kathleen fcr Victoria, B. C. It was a four hour ride. It was certainly a thrill to me to think I was riding in n boat, also swell to see the Pacific Ocean. It's really a lot rf water. When we arrived In Victoria we had a delicious old English sty]- lunch at the Empire Hotel. It was a grand hotel which Is really typical old English In architecture, decorations, and customs. Adjoining the hotel, is the glass-enclosed Crystal Garden, with about the most beautiful flowers I've ever seen. After lunch we went on a bun tour through the city. In all my life Tve never seen such a beautiful variety of flowers, shrubbery, and trees. It Menu like everything grow* tbara, Thjnr* WM one unusufc tM«, the morfkey tr««. irit that because Its branches are like monkey tails and a monkey will never climb It as It can't tell Its tall from' the branches. This city is also the home of many millionaires, who have simple, beautiful homes, with all the most beautiful flowers, shrubbery and trops. On one street, we were told there were thlrty'-cight multi-millionaire-. No wonder it is n magnificent city. We were back at Seattle at nijrht. and the next day (Thursday/ we left for San Francisco. On the way we went through Portland. 1 wr.nt- ed to visit my uncle there but we inid only a twenty minute stop there so my uncle and a,mt, Mr and Mrs. Nick Fuhrmann and their -on, Johnnie were at the station. Saw them and had a nice short talk, seemed so good to see them. Was so sorry I couldn't stay any longer. Arrived In Sail Francisco Thursday noon. We took the ferry boat from Oaklnad to San Francisco. In doing that we passed under the San Tranclsco-Oakland bay bridge which Is eight and a half miles long. We also got a good view of Alcatraz Island, the new bridge, Golden Gate bridge. We had lunch at the Drake. Wiltshire hotel. Then on a tour through the city. It lies on steep sloping hills and makes it very Interesting. Our driver took us up on "Telegraph Hill" which U ahoiil the highest spot of the city. You -an pructirully see the whole city fi oni this point, and I'll sny it was quite a sight. Passed by the Ex .-. •.» • . - j 4 r . i|i*ikc«oiisui. jagatrui/Y 1 nc TJ A Des Moines besides many otner rel. , losition grounds or -Treasure Is atives and friends. , un(J ,, wh * re tht U) , j(J woH(j , s faj Funeral services were held on Tuesday afternoon of this week The brief service at the McCullough funeral chapel was followed by the | services conducted in the Algona 340 Get Old Age Pensions In August There were S40 persons in Kossuth county receiving state old age- pensions during the month of August according to figures released recently by the central office. Average amount received by individuals on the state rolls was $18.66. There were 48,652 persons altogether including five Tama Indiana receiving aid from the state during August. Amounts received averaged $10.83. The averages ranged from $21.24 for Des Moines county relief recipients to $17.84 for Tuma county and $17.08 for neighboring Emmet county. Only two blind persons in Kossuth county received aid from the state during August. They received a total of $36.12. $27,030.71 was spent by the state during the month of August for the assistance of 1 204 blind. | Trinity Lutheran church with Rev. ; P. J. Braner officiating. As pallbearers served her former neighbors and friends, Norman Cotton. .1. M. Blanchard. Clarence Householder. Frank Dacken, Henry Kueck and Carl Kueck. Interment was made on the family lot in Riverview cemetery. Report Good Sale Of Alcohol-Gas Wesley: J. P. Studer, secretary of the K. & H. Oil Company, reported last week that the company's first carload of Agrol 10, corn alcohol gasoline, was about sold and that reports »o far are v«ry favorable. Some of the company's stations are selling about 80 per cent Agrol now, he said. Mr. Studer also said th» director* expect a speaker direct from th« chemical foundation, which makes the corn alcohol, at the annual incet. ing Tuesday, Oct. 4. Screen Comedian Is Kossuth Visitor Rufe Davis. Hollywood screen comedian, who appeared in "Cocoanut Grove" and "Mountain Music" was a visitor In Algona and Swea City, Sunday. The actor was on his way to Mitchell, South Dakota, where he was to appear at the Mitchell Corn Fest ival. In Atfcona he visited with relatives, Mrs. Neal Smith and Mrs James Black. «nd with Ray, Elme, and Walter Smith in Swea City In Swea City. After bis unnearanre at Mitchell he was to take a plane to Hollywood. Rufe's sister. Flora, is married to Ralph Smith, who lives In Texas. Ralph is a brother of Ray. E'me. Waltvr, Mrs. Black, the late Neai Smith, Floyd Smith of Elm ore ana Ernest of Esthervllle. The comedtoa's brother. BernU. was with him, traveling in the some old Bulck and trailer used in maJ- ing the picture, "Cocoaunt Grove." W. L. Whitney Retires W. L. Whitney, employee of the Milwaukee Road for Si years, retired Saturday o» fair will be held. In tlie evening we went through China town. We had a very clever guide who explained the why of their ways. Went through a temple. also some .stores. No matter where you went, there was always that smell of incense burning, a 821 WOMEN ATTENDED MOVIE COOKING SCHOOL 7 National Firms Cooperate With Upper Des Moines In Presenting Second Annual Picture A total registration of 821 women enjoyed the second annual motion picture cooking school. "Star in My Kitchen", sponsored by The Algona Upper Des Moines at the Call Theatre, Wednesday and Thursday mornings of last week. On Wednesday morning, 437 registered, and on Thursday the registration totaled 384. Between 35 and 40 attendance prizes were given, some donated by local firms, and others being presented by the national sponsors of the picture, Quaker Oats Co., Pillsfcnry Flour Mills, Kraft Cheese Co., Frig- idaire, United Fruit Dispatch, Lipton's Tea, and Lever Bros., the makers of Rlnso. Spry, Lux, Lifebuoy and Lux Toilet Soap. Attendance awards made Wednesday forenoon went to Mrs. M. C. McMahon, Algona; Mrs. Orvilly Holdren, Algona; Mrs. Agnes Tib belt, Algona; Audrey Frye, Algona; Mrs. Evelyn Moore, Algona; Mrs. E. E. Hanna, Lone Rock; Mrs. M. A. Sjostrand, Algona; Mrs. Bertha Dally, Algona; Mrs. Julia Benson, Algona; Mrs. Dennis Pratt, Algona; Mrs. Lloyd Gross, Algona; Mrs. O. A. Anderson, Algona; Mrs. Dora Dowd, Algona; Mrs. Henry Muller Whlttemore; Mrs. Fred Skilling. Algona; Mrs. Gus Torlne, Algona, and Mrs. R. E. Kain, Algona. Attendance awards made Thursday forenoon went to Frances Moc, Algona; Frances Hegarty, Algona; Dora Blerstedt, Algona; Mrs. Enert Richardson, Algona; Mrs. Jake H. Godden, Algona; Mrs. Paul Richardson, Algona; Mrs. Vic Loughridge, Algona; Mrs. Joe Dooley, Algona; Mrs. Wm. Funk, Algona; Mrs. M. J. Duffy, Algona: Mrs. Fred Engel, Algona; Mrs. Donald Marlow, Algona; Mrs. L. O. Denlson, Algona; Mrs. W. E. McDonald, Algona; Mrs. W. A. Richardson, Algona; Mrs. lone Bacon, Hurt; Mrs. John Gels- hecker, Livermore; Mrs. Lucille Blanchard, Irvlngton; Mrs. Lewis H. Kent, Wesley; Mrs. Martin Duffy, Sr.. Whlttemore; and Mrs. Leo Leners, Irvington. Criminal Trials Open on Court Docket this Week In The WEEK'S NEWS Current Events Photographed for The Algona Upper Des Moines RITES MONDAY HERE 62 YEARS Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at thi Baptist church for Chubb Drces- man, 81, retired farmer, who din] at his home Friday afternoon frrm In-art disease. He had been in poor health for the past two years. Th-; Rev. F. C. Volslte officiated and burial was at Riverview cemetery. Pallbearers were Henry Lichtor. Clark Seuffham, Hugh Raney. Ed Hopkins. Roy Tillinghast. and Dana Paxson. Born August 18. 1857. in Stevenson county. 111., he came to Iowa when a small boy with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. U. A. Drecs- man. and settled In Hardin county. He had been a resident of Kossuth county for 62 years. He married Alice A. Ferguson, who preceded him In death in 1018. Mr. Dreesman's farming career was in Plum Creek township, where le owned his farm, in North Dakota about five years, and about the name length of time in Fergus Falls Minn., where he retired in 1012. After that he was employed about ten years with R. D. Ryther. One daughter. Lola, instructor in the Des Moines schools, survives, besides four brothers and sisters. Mrs. M. W. Ferguson and Kno Dreesman of Algona, U. A. Dreesman of l-akota. and Mrs. H. A. Wagner of Buffalo Center. 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One thing I want to say is. it seems like more than half the people that I have met or talked with teemed to live in Iowa or did live there tome time or other. Sincerely. MARCELLA THILL. Los Angeles. Calif Indian Summer Weather Prevails Indian summer weather has pre vailuii fur the past week in Kossuth county, with lliu area last Friday. The week's weather: Date Sept. 19 of 91 scorching Sept. 20 Sept. 21 Sept. 22 4 Sept. 23 Sept. 24 . Sept. 25 There was no rain during the past week. His 62 69 75 87 91 75 78 ;h Low 38 40 43 53 54 54 50 Dog, Struck, Dies "Pepper," young cocker spaniel owned by Ralph Meidke. died last Friday, a few hours after being struck by an automobile neur the Hotel Algona. "Pepper" was un utfii to the wuys of motor car&, and failed to get out of the way of a passing machine. HOiJS Hest fight butch . 180-200 .$8.00-8.20 Best light butch.. 200-250 8.50 Meii. heavy. 2MJ-270 . 8.30 Mcd. heavy. 270-2UO 8.10 Med. heavy. 290-325 7.90 Heavy butchers. 325-350 7.50 Heavy butchers. 350-400 7.30 Packing sows, 300-350 7.15 Packing sows. 350-400 . 6.80 Packing sows. 400-500 6.65 Packing sows. 500-550 6.50 CATTLE Canners and cutters $2.75-3.50 Veal calves 5.00-8.00 Stock steers . 5.00-6.50 Fat yearlings 7.00-8.00 Fat cows 4.00-4.50 Fat Kteers 8.00-900 Bulls . 4.5('-5.2r> GRAIN No. 2 mixed corn $.39'-. No. 2 white corn .40'-- , No. 2 yellow corn .40 No. 3 white oals .18 No. 3 white oats .18 Barley. No. 3 31 K(KiS Hennerys . 27c No. 1 22c No. 2 16<: Cash cream— No. 1 25c No. 2 2.V Sweet 2<V POULTRY Hens, over 5 Ibs. Hi- Hens, 4 to 5 Ibs. 12i Hens, under 4 Ibs. KM- Leghorn hens lOi- Cocks, over 4'i 8c Cocks, under 4'; 6c Geese, live 6r Ducks, live over 4'-; H<' Ducks, under 4'i: 6c Springs, heavy over 5 Ibs. 13c Springs, under 4 9c Springs, 4 to 5 lie Leghorn springs 9c JOSEPH PLATHE DIES; FUNERAL HELD SATURDAY Ten Children Survive Al gona Carpenter Who ISuccubed to Ulcers of Stomach Irvington: Joseph Plathe, who has been seriously ill for nine weeks passed away in Algona last Thursday evening, death resulting from ulcers of the stomach. Mr. Plathe was bom Deo. at 1QBO. In Austrla- UuriglrK IHi ttnme-tfanWtSlttn lea and at various times lived In Milwaukee, Chicago and North Dnk- Ctii. bcforn locating In Algona eight years ago. where he hn.s since followed the carpenter trade. On AUR. 28. IfllO, Mr. Plnthc wn? united in marriage to Miss Elizabeth Marking at Sykeston. N. D. To tln'.s union ten children wen; horn namely: Francis. Matthew. Marthu. Leu. Herman, Michael, Clement, UOSHIIIIP and the bnby just M few weeks old named Josephine Elizabeth. All children are livinir and M>: attend the academy in Algona. Funeral services were conducted Saturday morning at the Algnn:i Catholic church with burial in the AlgoiiH cemetery. Mr. Platha wns one of nine children, his parents never roniina to America. He has several brothers In the states, but their whereabouts are unknown. Mr. Plathe's mother. Mrs. Anna Marking and her two brothers came for the services Algona, Bancroft Firms Get Contracts An Algona and Bancroft firm each ivere awarded substantial contracts his past week. The Pratt Electric got the electrical contract at the new Wesley schocl gym, for $1,065. John Schumacher, Bancroft, was awarded n graveling contract from Brltt to Woden, on highway 11, a distance of 15 miles, for the sum of $1,029.50. City Auditing Bill Up For Discussion A more detailed accounting of the Algona city auditing bill is expected to be given at the regular monthly meeting of the city council Thursday night. City officials anticipated that u reply from the auditor will be forthcoming to the letter bent by Mayor Specht asking for more complete information its to v>hy the bill was so large. At the last monthly meeting at the end of Argust the council decided to request some additional information from the state auditor concerning the amount of the bill. In the interim the matter has dropped out of sigiit while the letter to the state official was being framed and a replay awaited. Not expected to come up at the meeting are such matters as the diesel engine installation, the digging of the new well and the trial of the home water softener system. The diesel engine is being installed but it will be some time before the council will be able to inspect it in running order. Work is progressing satisfactorily on the new well. All the casing has been laid down and sand is now being pumped out of the "pocket" at the bottom of the main shaft. Wedding Licenses Marriage licenses have been ii- surd over the week end to the following four couples: C'uryl Berhow. I.cdyanl. and Florence M. Baker, Sv.-ea C'ity; Weldon McFurland. of Bancroft, and Agatha Trenury. Ban. cioft; .Stanley Smith. Marshitlllown and Ethel Braley. Wesley; Carmen Muniz and Romanu Miranda, both of Ledvard. Ottosen Water Works Oltosen: Modern waterworks for the town of Ottosen will be the re- s-ult of a vote taken Thursday. Sept. 22, endorsing the civic improvement. In the linal count 67 were in favor of the project with ia opposed. Tires Stolen Here Spare tires and a few radiator i-ups were reported btolen from the Kent Motor Co., ut>td cur lot, one night last week. Loss was estimated at ubout $00. Academy Wins Two, Loses One, In Week's Ball Games ££$ftiM -pitching ferlth good support behind It high lighted three Acnd cmy games last week, of which th« St. Cecelia won two and lost one With Kajcwski and Watts each tossing four hit games, St. Cecclir defeated Kmmctsburg and St. Joi » to 5 (iiul 5 to 0. respectively, and in between those contests lost n to 0 decision to the tough Bancroft Academy. Although Knjewski held Emmet.s- burg to four hita and struck out nine nine wulhs helped the Academy'. 1 opponents to collect five runs. However, Kt. Cecelia's was hitting too. and after scoring four runs In the third inning were never behind. Em. rnetsburg made the game close until the final inning when four more Al- gonu runs put the contest on ice. Watts was the leading hitter of the ilny, with two hits in two official times at bat. Kajcwski pitched a better game against Bancroft at Algona and but for a bad first inning might have eventually won. However, in the lirst frame he walked the first three men and then allowed three successive hits, accounting for all of Bancroft's five runs. In the remaining .six Innings Kujvwski granted only three more scattered hits and no runs but the ilnmage was done us his team mutes were hvlplcss before the firing of John;;on of Brinrroft who turned in a two hit game. Watts' four hit pitching job gave Pt. Cecelia a 2 to 0 win over Kt Joe in u pitcher's battle, iil.su staged at Algoini. After an error, hits l<y Ncl.'-un ;ind Kajcwski ami a fielder's choice had let in two Algous runs in the initial inning Thilges. St. Joe hiirler, who pitched for the Algniia Junior Legion team, held St. Cecelia scoreless for tile rest of the way. He allowed one more hit, giving him a three hit performam-c, walked tv.-o and .struck out seven, but the two runs were all Algona needed. Watts fanned t>ix. walld-il two and scattered the four hits he granted. A return game with Bancroft Is Noonan Gets Installment System Fine of $200 on Drunk Driving Charge; Jury Reports Today An installment plan fine wns meted out to Charles Noonnn In district court Monday by Judge David-' son. Noonnn being charged with drunken driving. Judge Davidson named the case of Melvin Schroeder. Lnkotn, accused of assault with Intent to commit rnpe. to come up for trinl following the trial of J. B. Johnston, Jr.. of Algonn. charged with driving while intoxicated. Melvin Schroeder Is the 20-year- old Lakqta farm youth, accused of assault on a Bancroft woman. Bertha Vaskc, 35, with Intent to commit rape. The attack on the Bancroft woman took place May 20, when she was returning from a dance in the Legion hall at Bancroft. She had just left a girl companion and was proceeding home alone when a man came from behind some bushes and began following her. Miss Vaske told the man to go on his own way whereupon he struck her in the face, knocking her to the ground. Miss Vaske fought back and in resisting the attack was badly beaten around the head and several front teeth were knocked out. The attacker gave up the fight and fled, leaving his victim In serious condition. Button Led to Arrest Schroeder was arrested the next day after Sheriff Casey Loss. Deputy Art Cogley and Marshall William Dudding of Bancroft found a button on a scrap of red cloth near the icene. Schroeder was said by per- :ons at the dance to have worn a red shirt and when arrested bore marks on his face and neck, and a gash on his hand. Since officers said he signed a written confession, at the time, his decision to plead not guilty caused some surprise. At time of his arrest. Schroeder said he had been drinking and was not sure what had happened, officers said. In this statement is seen a possible clue to his defense and the nature of the case hints at unusual developments. The case of J. B. Johnston, Jr., slated to go on trial this morning (Tuesday) Is the result of testimony of witnesses about zig-zag driving by the defendant which culminated in his colliding with a telephone street,on August .scheduled to he played at Bancroft this Friday. There are three more games remaining on the schedule, St. Joe and Whittemore there, and a return game with Emmetsburg here. October 7th. Two Get 30 Days Two 30 day sentences, one suspended, were given in the county courts over the week end. Lawrence SchulU, Burt, was sentenced there to serve 'M days in the county- jail for operating a motor vehicle without a driver's license. Charles Under wat, given ii 30 day suspended beistelice in Justice l)an~on'^ ourt. Arrested by Sheriff Casey Loss and charged with drunki/nesa his sentence was suspended on th<i condition that he leave the county immediately. Maud Selichnow, the first woman driver to appear in justice courts for some time, was fined $1 and assessed $2 costs by Algona's wornun justice, Delia Welter, for failure to dim her auto's lights. F. J. Besch was fined $10 and $2 costs for over loading a truck. Both arrests were made by highway patrolmen. TJ." According W* by Dr. H. W. Morgan of Garner, who made a blood test, Johnston's blood contained 310 mgs. of alcohol with 150 considered as positive proof of drunkenness. According to the doctor's statement on record In tho transcript, les.s than 70 mgs, indicates exhilinition. and 70 to 150 Intoxication. The fine assessed Charles Noonan was of a somewhat novel character. He wns fined $300 which he wns to nerve out in jail at the rate of $3.33 per day if not paid, but this sentence was suspended on condition he ma lie- two payments of $100 each and pay the costs. The dates for the payments were spread so that he could meet them from his Income. NPW Cows Filed New cases filed in district court are those of Clara Davenport vs. C.-W. Davenport, a suit for divorce; Irma Adams vu. Herman Lauck et al, mortgage foreclosure and the Marathon Finance vs. Ph. Hahn In which the plaintiff seeks judgment for money owned it on a promissory note. Other cases scheduled for hearing noon arc those of Donovan vs. Carter, Acme Feeds Inc. vs. Perry Low- mun, Steil vs. Olsen. Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Association vs. Chambers, Johnson vs. Trenary and Kiitschurn vs. Brayton. The CH.SO fif the state of lown vs Joe Galley- ci has been reassigned for a later il;it<- bprnuse nf the '( — inns ill:i"»s of the wife of the attorney tor tin; defendant. Fenton Business Men Plan Peddler War On Pishing Trip Mr. and Mrs. Carl Morck and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Buukofske left .Sunday for a fishing trip into north- tin Minnesota. They expected to return about Friday. Fenton: The Fentim community club met last week Monday evening with business men attending. The projects for the town and community were discussed. A letter read: by J. F. Newel, chairman of the road committee for Highway 44, ia response to a query sent to the Iowa State Highway commission regarding the progress of black-topping this fall disclosed the fact that the commission has applied for a. WPA grant and as soon as thin is approved the letting ia to be held, which is expected early in October. Another matter discussed was the flooding of the town with peddlers. A number of towns recently hava adopted what is known as the Or?< .1 Kiver ordinance, which seems to be an iron clad ordinance, and pl'ins were made to have a committee meet with the council for this -Ji The community club will also petition the Central Stutes Kli-ctric company to erect a light si,':i on the outskirts of Fenton. If the company will do this the club will offer a $5.00 prize for the best slogan for Fenton. not having over ten words and submitted to Clarence Theesfield before Sept. 29th. Another Queen Winner Going to The Altar St. Joe: Banns of marriage were published Sunday in St. Joseph's church for Adeline Illg, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Illg- and Harold Frideres, oldest son of the lute Mr. and .Mrs, Nick Frideres. Miss Illg was one of the March of Progress queen contest winners here recently.