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ALGONA ELEVEN U2TOO, AT CLEAR LAKE Bulldogs Show G-reat Improvement; teams battle Evenly During Most of The Contest, Friday A greatly Improved Algona Bulldog eleven was still short of balanced strength Friday and BO lost to Clear Lake's big aggregation 12 to 0 but before the evening was over the local squad showed plenty of promise of developing Into ft power In the North Central conference. But for three bad plays the Bulldogs might actually have won the game and as It was the affair was fought on almost even terms right up to the final gun or rather Whistle since the Lakers seemed to have forgotten to buy shells for their artillery. Spencer Team Next The local team may even rank as slight favorites In their first game at Algona, against Spencer, Friday night, if it continues to show Improvement and no injuries crop up to decimate Flndley's small squad. Those three unfortunate plays deserve mention. The first was actually a question of judgment and might have turned Into an advantage for Algona. On third down Clear Lake ran a play Into the line which gained about four yards but the Lakers were offside and Algona had the choice of accepting the gain and leaving Clear Lake on Algona's 45-yard line with a fourth down and five yards to go for a first or taking the penalty and leaving them in their own territory with 15 to go and (falrd down. Algona took the pen- ally and Hyle Lowman. Laker full- iHtek promptly spun off his own left tackle for 16 yards and a first down. Ostrander ran on the next play to Algona's ten yard line, and on the third play of the series Hyle Lowrnun went off left tackle again for a touchdown. In the second half. Clear Lake's big center, Paul Anderson blocked one of Roger Michel's punts and Enablt recovered for the Lakers on the Bulldogs' 35-yard line. The winners couldn't Rain an Inch over the right side of Algona's line where big Wesley Schultz was the best man In the forward wall of either team, but Ostrander ran to the right to put the ball Into position for Hyle Lowman to drive over his own left tackle where the gigantic Gordon Coyier was opening holes through his smaller and more Inexperienced Bulldog opponents. Lowman finally Scored In this manner. Clear Lake missed the extra points after both touchdowns. Pas* Narrowly Misted The third bad break came In the first half when an Algona offensive seemed on its way. The Bulldogs had a yard and a half to (to for first down on their own 35-yard line when the Algona quarterback called for a pass Instead of trying for the His strategy was sound W$t Algona '"STOmCAL DEFT. Jffloine* Established 1865 ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4," 1338' Ton Pages VOL. 35.—NO. 40 SUDDEN DEATH TAKES 2 ALGONA HEN the ball •ailed Just out of the receiver** reach and Instead of an almost certain touchdown and a chance to go into the lead the Bulldogs had to kick. Outside of the two touchdown plays and Algona's scoring chance there wns little other actual threats at scoring. Both teams played for the most pnrt straight conservative football with the local team looking much better In Its fundamentals than In the season's opener although there was still room for a good deal of improvement. Ball carrying honors of the game went to Clear Lake's Hyle Lowmnn with its halfback. Ora Anderson, doing some flashy running also. For Algona, LeRoy Lee turned In a fine game being the chief ground gainer for the locals and backing up the weak side of the line viciously at times. Roger Michel clearly out- punted the Laker kicker and the ends. Miller and Long, covered his boots perfectly, completely bottling up Lowman. gchult* Real Star Top honors In the line went to Srhultz, who looked the part of an all-conference tcakle and the line play on the whole was greatly Improved. The weaknesses at the ends seem to be solved and if Ehrhardt and Halpln can improve enough to take care of the rieht tackle post prospects seem bright for a nrst victory of the season in the opener this week. Starting Lineup* DR. LG. BAKER SUCCUMBSTO STROKE, FRIDAY Prominent Algona Profes sional Man Was 52 Yrs. Old; Widow, One Son Survive In the death of Dr. L. G. Baker last Friday, Algona loses one of the active and public spirited business men of the city. Dr. Baker was at work In his dental office all day Thursday in his usual health. At the supper hour he was found on the floor of his office where a stroke had rendered him helpless. He was taken home and died, the following morning at 11:30 without regaining consciousness. Dr. Baker was born at Spencer, Iowa, June 28, 1886, his father, G. R. Baker, being a railway mail clerk. Dr. Baker graduated from the Spen. cer high school, and later In 1910 he graduated from the University of Iowa School of Dentistry. He practiced for one year at Blsmark, N. D., and afterwards for four years at Hartley, Iowa, before coming to Algona in 1915. The same year he married Miss Luella Lucas of Kanawha, Iowa, and they soon established a fine home on Eaet McGregor street. One son, Durwood, was born to them, now a fine yong man of nineteen, a student at Iowa State College at Ames. Great Algona Booster Dr. Baker was always a great booster for Algona and took- an active part in all enterprises for the advancement of the city. He belonged to the Rotary club, was a loyal Arch Mason, Blue lodge. Eastern Star, Chamber of Commerce and was a member of the Congregational church. He was a life member of the State Dental Association, and for a time served as president of the Mason City district association. He stood high In his profession, and his 23 years of practice In Algona were prosperous years. Besides the widow and only son. the deceased leaves a brother. Merle Baker of Mitchell, 8. D., and a sister. Harich of Long Beach, ' „. ________ • attending the funeral wen Mr. arid Mrs. H. H. Stewart of Kanawha, Mr. and Mrs. H. H, Fritz of Iowa City, and Mrs. C. C. Lucas and daughter, Maxlne of Kanawha. Funeral Hold Monday The funeral was largely attended Monday afternoon at the Congregational church, with Rev. Muhlemnn in charge of the services, and burial was made in Riverview cemetery with the Masonic lodge In eharKc of services at the grave. H. R. Rns- mussen aang a solo at the church lervlrc. The pnllbearers were: Ralph Miller, G. W. Stillman, Dennis Goeders, K. D. James, Glenn Buchanan, and Al Borchardt Lutheran S. S. No. Iowa Rally Here Sunday The annual convention and rally of the Northern district Sunday School Teachers' Ass'n will be held Sunday, October 9, at the First Lutheran church here. Meetings will be held at 3 p. in. and 7:30 p. m. Pastors and teachers from Swea City, Bancroft, Fort Dodge. Cowrie. Harcourt, Dayton, Stratford, Potn- eroy, Pocahontas, Manson, Mason City, Rockwell City, Burnside and Algona will be present. Professor Ove Olson and Dr. Inez Rundstrom, both faculty members of Custavus Adolphus college, St. Peter, Minn., will lead discussion groups and deliver addresses at both meetings. Special meetings will be rendered by Swea City and Algona groups. Supper will be served to all those ,who attend. Members of the local congregation are also Invited to b« present, Rev. M. A. Sjostrand of the local church stated. Mrs. Alma Nelson, superintendent of the local Sunday School, is the chairman of the refreshment committee, and will be assisted by Mesdames Ed Wolcott, Ross Calhoun, H. A. Norman, Albert Olson, Oscar Norman, Oliver Bakken, D. D. Monlux and O. D. Brundage. 2 MONTHS JAIL TERM GIVEN ON DRIVING CHARGE Accident Case Verdict For Defendant; Other District Court Cases Handled in Past Week Another drunken driving case was settled in district court, Monday, when .Joe Gallagher withdrew his plea of not guilty and upon entering a plea of guilty was sentenced by Judge Davidson. Gallagher received a "delayed action" sentence in thai begin serving It until <*A9* * * ^^ •* * ' AlBona Miller Schuttz Devine Anderson <c) Conklin Ehrhardt Baas Neville LeRoy Lee Michel Long LJ3 LT LG RCS RT RE QB HB HB RB Clear Lake Kennedy Coyier Thomas Anderson Wistey Enabit Larson V. Lowman Ostrander Palmeter H. Lowmaii Substitutions: Clear Lake- Phillippe, Dodd, Monaghen. Klmball and Comstock. EGGS New Police Car Makes Appearance Algona's city police force now has a new oolice car that keeps company with the new uniforms acquir- id several months ago by the local preservers of law and order. The new machine is one of ths newest type Chevrolet*, and on each side of the door has a nicely painted emblem in the nhapeof a shield designating it as the official "Black Maria" of the Algona department. Last week Chief of Police Van Al- atyne herded three goaU into the machine and took them to the edge of town. This week we have a new police cs/. Well, tnat shows th<> oower of the three goats. P. S.—Tho city force did need a new machine, however. Sioux City Woman Buy* Beauty Shop Mr« Mildred Curl of Sioux City has purchased the Cora P, Miller beauty shop over Behlmers and took possession Saturday. She and Mr Curl brought their things to A'tfoaa ... ... the first of the week Mrs. Curl Springs, h*avy over 5 Ibs. plans to remodel the »hop. and will Springs, under 4 *. be ussisUd by Betty Wolcott of Sioux Springs, 4 toS« City. | Leghorn spring* Cafe Fight Lands One Man in Jail Armstrong: William Mitchell, of Armstrong, was placed in the Emmet county jail, Friday night, Sept 23rd, after O. G. Gilbertson of Armstrong had filed charges against Mitchell, alleging that he assaulted him with intent to inflict great bodily injury. The charges"grew out of an incident Friday night, when Gilbertson said he was struck by Mitchell while trying to eject him from his place of business for disturbing the peace. Mitchell was scheduled to be ar- rnigned in justice court some time last Saturday. L. A. Mllharz also filed charges against Mitchell of resisting arrest. HOOH Best light butch., 160-180 $8.00 Best light butch., 200-250 8,35 Med. heavy. 250-270 8.20 Med. heavy, 270-290 8.00 Med. heavy, 290-325 7.80 Heavy butchers, 325-350 7.40 Heavy butchers. 350-400 7.25 Packing sows, 300-350 7.10 Packing sows, 350-400 6.80 Packing sows, 400-500 Packing gowi, 500-550 CATTLE Cannera and cutters . .. V«al calves ..................... Stock steers ..................... Fat yearlings ................. Fat cows ............ ................. Fat steer* ..................... Bulls ....... , .......................... CHAIN No. 2 mixed corn ......... No. 2 white corn ...... No. 2 yellow corn No. 3 white oaU ..... 6.60 6.50 $2.75-3.50 . 5.00-8.00 ... 5.00-7.00 ... 6.00-7.00 . 4.00-4.50 . 7.00-8.00 4.00-5.25 36 Barley, No. 3 Hcnnerys ......... No. 1 ............. No. 2 28 27c 22c 16c Cash cream- No. 1 25c No. 2 23c Sweet 26c POULTBV Hens, over 5 Ibs 13o Hens, 4 to 5 Ibs ....lie Hens, under 4 Ibs 9c Leghorn hens 9c Cocks, over 8c Cocks, under 4 H 6c freeze, live tc Ducks, live over 4>4 8c Ducks, under 4V4 6c H* was originally sentenced by Judge Davidson to serve three months In the Kossuth county jail and pay the costs but this sentence was suspended and he was ordered to serve a two months term less the two weeks already spent in Jail, He was paroled to B. F. Montgomery during the time before he begins serving his sentence and his driver's license suspended. Gallagher, a resident of Emmetsburg, committed his offense last spring. According to testimony recorded in the transcript of the case he started out from that city In company with some other men. Struck Huenhold Car Mrs. Alwln Huenhold encountered tlje car he was driving on North Jones street. Seeing that the auto was wavering from side to side, Mrs. Huenhold. according to her testimony, pulled over to the curb and stopped, but Gallagher's car ran into her machine. One of the occupants of Gallagher's car was cut when he was thrown against the windshield, and after he got out of the car the others drove off and left him. In a damage case in which Lester Johnson brought suit against Tom Trenary of Burt the trial jury after two hours of deliberation found for the defendant. The costs, amounting to $48.45 will be charged against the plaintiff. The suit grew out of an accident Involving damage of property at Bancroft Inst January. Jurors who heard the f\se were Will Lauck and Frank J. Klbert of Whittemore; Irene Geihecker and Emma Chapman, LuVerne; Abbie Tjaden, Burt; Elizabeth Granzow, and Mary Walsh. Algona; Elizabeth Kollasch and Walter Sachs, Lako- la; Theron Hanaen, Wesley; John W. Bruce, Swea City, and Ethel Downs, Titonka. Dtunuge Hiiit Under Way Hearing was begun in the dam- atre case of Seidel Buckholtz vs. Melvin Fjetland which grew out of an accident in which Buckholtz injured his eye. Some testimony was heard Friday before the case was continued. Clara Davenport vs. Clare Davenport, divorce, decree granted. Annette Ward vs. H. S. Hamilton. Assault Involving damages. Case dis- Other cases in which action was had: missed. Emma Axkin vs. Noah Askin. Divorce. Case continued by agreement. Muriel E. Ackerman vs. Hiram C. Ackerman. Writ of replevin. Dismissed at n'-iintiff's rost. Home Owners Loan Corporation vs. Hattie B. Jfouldi. Note. Judir ment rendered in favor of plaintiff. Amount c«-t at *4 334 70. Marv M. Devlne et al v«. Thomas D. Coleman et al. Landlord's attachment. Evidence completed but case not decided. Corinda Curtig as administrator of the estate of Herbert Curtis, deceased vs. Sred Richter. Case dismissed. Travelers Insurance Co. vs. John H. Krull et al. Judgment for plaintiff. Amount set at 113,588.26. In Ihe WEEKS NEWS CLKRENT EVENTS PHOTOGRAPHED FOR The Upper Des Moines TRIPLETS—Nashville, III: Jerry. Jane and Jen, the two weeks old triplet calves belong to Mr. and Mrs. George Zapp of Beaucoup. It is a rarity anywhere, for triplet calves to live. They average 80 pounds apiece, and are different colors—one brown, one black and the third white. The mother, who Is named "Topsy" is 10 years old and she has had 11 calves Including these In eight years. Golden Wedding Corwitn-Fairvtew: Th* children 12c and neighbor* of Mr. and Mrs. W »c a Richardson gathered at their lOc borne near StiUvon to htlp them cel- 9c ebrate their golden wedding. HOW HITLER IS BITING INTO CZECHOSLOVAKIA— The successive bites by which Hitler's growing Reich is gobbling Czechoslovakia's Sudetcnland are pictured on this diagram-map of tl:e western half of the Central European Republic. The Krumau District <No. li has already been invaded by German soldiers amid scenes of desolation for the Czechs are systematically destroying everything that might be of use to the victors of the "Bloodless War," Other sections of the "Token Area" are numbered In the order in which they are being '->ccupied. The 'Token Area" is that part of Czechoslovakia to be occupied pending fixing of permanent boundary between Germany and the Republic. Kossuth Mosquitoes Making Open War As Public Yields KoMuth county I* laying claim to a new—and dubious—honor. It ha* long held fame for It* tall, virile and plentiful crops of corn. Now it in becoming known tu» the home of (he "cannibal" moiu|uito, of which there are un- toli* millions flourishing In the full vigor of life. The Kowiuth moMiuitoftt are not to be confused with the common, ordinary run of moixiui- toe«. They are big and fat and Five Couples Get Licenses to Marry Marriage licenses were issued over the week end to five couples, two from KosNUth county and the other three from out of state. Licenses granted include the following: Fred Schmidt and Mary Ellen CulberUon. both of Lone Rock: Paul Brenar F'oley, Minn., and Alta Milton, Ronneby, Minn.; Walter Prigge and Mildred Barger. both of Rochester. Minn.; Durwood Mittag and Rena Bakken, both of Algona; Charles Senseney, Chicago, and Florence Edstrom, Minneapolis. Leibrandts Lose Barn In NE Kossuth Fire Hebron: Quite an excitement waa stirred up Monday morning about ten-thirty when the fire alarm was juicy, aj» farmer* working on binder* and around their furm* will tottifv. Some tHI u» they are punctured by the vloimn iniwrt* ou badly (hat they ft-H like, a deflated tire at the end of the day. Old tiiuem who have dealt with mOM|Uitoe» for koine year*, and know their way*. n:iy tli'-y never »aw or fe't nurh a ferw- iou» variety. \Vheth<-r or not the. mowiiiitoefc di-mind H !>l"bii.- cite or the rix'it of oelf-<irter- iiiinaliott, remain* u mystery. but they are taking all they ru/i grab, HHI| th-v liix- t,ln«f--.| many farmer* from their fields and golf player* from the lix-itl rxmrw, with equal impartiality. Only folk* to vtithft.-ind !!>•• attaek are the thin people, who kay that being thin the i»i»- gultue*' Ionic *t<nf(er* »trik" bone*, where they have to yield ground after their boring machine*, wear out Republicans to Open Co. Headquarters About ISO republicans from all parts of Kossuth county gathered Friday evening at the Algona Country club for the called meeting sponsored by the republican ex-servi<•<• men's league and the Young Republican organization of Kousuth county of which H. B. White is county •hwirman of the ex-service le;c turned in after the Roy Leibrandt Following the business meeting VV barn was struck by lightning. The barn burned to the ground, and the silo was also burned down. The men were in the field cutting ram to put in the silo the next day. The stock which was in the barn was rescued. Titonkan Injured At Union Slough Titonka: M. S. Craven broke two bones in the wrist of his left arm. Tuesday morning of lajtt wettk while fishing for pickerel in Union lough. He stepped back, following a strike, and tripped over a small rock, falling on his left arm. and thus causing the injury, saved the pickerel! But he » ROIOX'S NEW NATIONAL COMMANDER: Los Angeles. Ca!.- Stephen F. Chadwick, n Seattle, Washington attorney, new National Commander of the American Legion elected at the convention this week. THIS VE\R'S TALLEST TORN (?)—Clarinda, Iowa: Ten niTes of extremely tall corn from which the two 16 foot ntalks here shown were picked set an enviable record even for the tali corn state. Othel Davison. farmer south of Clarinda. Iowa, is -shown holding tlii.s corn of his own raising, and he is himself a tall m»:\. The utalk at his left has nne large ear, the two stalk* on his right h«v« four— these two stalks having grown up together, one ex- artly 16 feet tall from the main soil root, the other 11'* feet. 57c Com Loan Forms Arrive For Kossuth New loans may now he obtained nn ]M7 corn jiow under scnl nt the r>7 cent prr bushel nitc nccnrdin 1 ; to the Agricultural Conservation of- n<o. Necrssnry forms for making out the lonns arrived Mnndny nfter i week's delny. Under the terms of the new loan. '!'."7 corn either .shelled or ear enn lip Denied nt the fi7 cent rate pro- civitn during; both 19.17 and 1938. has i'orcptnblc storage facilities nnd providing the rorn Is of good quality. To be resenled the rorn if shelled must be nt least grade three, and have moisture content of not over 1ft per cent. If car corn it must be of nt least grnde three nnd have not over 15% per cent moisture content. Also specified Is the condition that when n farmer borrows he does so on a specific grnde. If he borrows en Number 2 yellow corn, he must deliver Number 2 yellow corn. In case of any lowering of grade the farmer must make up the market difference. Cost of the lonn will be 60 cents per hundred bushels. It will run until August 1, 1935. nt four per cent interest with an additional 60 days of grace for the government to take nver the corn. It is anticipated by Kossuth county official!) that approximately 400.000 bushels of the 750.000 bushels sealed last year will be rescalcd. By the end of the week a local official predicted the office would be swamped with applications. The Agricultural Conservation office Is located over Barry'« In Algona. Advance estimates for the state Indicate that approximately 65 per cent of the farms In Iowa will be complying with the program. Also announced was the meeting of the township delegates Monday, October 10, In Algona to elect the f-ounty committee for 1939. Ths place will likely be either the courthouse or the Soil Conservation office. Chas. T»vJor« Home From Trip To Western Spots Mr. and Mm C. H. Taylor re- tiim<41 ayftirrtar frntn *•• thro weeks' trip' through the west. O that time they spent a week with Mr. nnd Mrs. J. H. Alexander in Los Angeles. Mrs. Alexander will be fttcr remembered here as Mrs. Andrews, mother of Dr. W. D. Andrews The Tnylors stopped in Yellowstone on the way out nnd went there to Spokane nnd Seattle. Washington, then down to Port- ind. Oregon, \vherc they were guests '"»• three or four days of Mrs. Ceo. Clnrk, nee Dora Still.son of Liver- nore. who was a s-'hnol friends of \Trs Tavlor. On the way down the oast they stopped at San FYanfi.s- •o. While visiting Mr.i. Alexander hey saw Mrs. W. H. Horan in Lon? Jeach. She was busy looking after i house for some people while they were away, and was in good health. They also saw the Kenyons In Pasa- Yna. Enroute home they stopped In Salt Lake for a bus tour and a visit o the temple, and came on by way of Denver. rain. The trip was made by Are You Ready If Weather Changes? It's he tough on all of Henke, Charles City, former state commander of the American Legion addressed the group. A lunch urn! bridge concluded the evening entertainment. Arrangements have been made to open within 10 days joint headquar lers for the Young Republican league, '.he Republican ex-servi.-e league arid the Koasuth republican organization, in quarters over the James Drug store, Joins U. 8. Army Boat &eneca: A number o? young | the river bridge at this place has folks met at the R. J. Campbell home ' i < • entlv trcen yradtd preparatory tj Monday evening for a surprise fare- ' travelling but aiuee the heavy ram* i well party for Duane Campbell who the yruiju has been covered with! left for Fort Snelliiig Tuesday eve water thus making the traffic UOUiT ro/JN liOICKIt I)AMA(,K IN rxiTKD STATES Berne, inj. ."icuire .how-, M--n- no K.I her of Ad.'iin-* < Mjnty. Indian-'i. viewing t'le '''en borer (i;iiii:i:'«_. 0:1 hi> f;itm. Ai'-'onl- to Prof. K. \V. Filch of t(i_- Auburn. Indiana, i orn borer von- trol at.'ition. the dumage in th'i field is the gre;itf,t In- )>;!-, ever seen ill tile Halted .States, and i i. irly ,-!•> heavy ai in Canada a few years u'^o. Rerouting Traffic Near Irvington Irvington: Farmers living in the vicinity wc.it of the old f/Rourke 55 s when the weather changes, but it bowed no .sirns of change the p.'i-f vcek. with fair skies and warm veather prevailing. The week's weather: Date High Low <Vut. ?« >•« fi'i Sept. 27 . 7(5 4'.' '-'(•lit. 23 *> M Sk>pt. 2!) <••'. Si i.t. 30 .. 73 Oct. 1 . 74 M Ort. 2 80 S5 There was no r.-iin the past week Potash Fertilizer Plot To Be Harvested The potash fertilizer plot on the T. C. Sherman farm, southwest if Whlttemore and operated by Walter Vaudt. will be harvested Monday. October 10. THis nlot is on alkali soil and the fertilizer was applied as a side dres»- mg with a cultivator attachment after the corn was up. The other plat to be harvested on October 15 is on the Harold Oljyto-i farm. This is also alkali and thr; fertilizer was applied with a plan'.er attachment. Anyone Slaving alkali (soils Hr.d who are. at all itiU-rt.--.teil in the vr e of fertilizer on these soils. shou''l plan to attend the harvesting of one or both of these plots. Bill Daughan At Home from Hospital The many friends of Bill Daughn will be (.'1,-id to know tint he was) able to go home Monday frr>m th.- Kossuth hospital He suffered a hemorrhage from i broken blood vessel in his utomiii h last Monday | evening and was taken to the hos- .1.1. e have been ;u a disudvanlOKe | p j t al for treatment. Another week JOE KELLY, CITY LIGHT SUPT., DIES VERY SUDDENLY Was Nearly 57 Years of Age; Felt 111, Went •Home and Went to Bed; Died Saturday Night Joseph William Kelly, superin- 'endent of the Algona municipal Ight nnd water plant for the past 27 years, passed away at his home lere, Saturday evening; about 10:30 o'clock, following a heart attack. His death, the second one in 36 hours among prominent Algona nen, shocked the community where If r. Kelly's work during his years In he city has resulted in an outstand- ng accomplishment in municipal ight and water management. Felt III; Went Home Mr. Kelly's death was doubly sudden to the community, because al- hough he had been slightly III dur- ng the past year at times, not many of his numerous clone friends had any Idea that his condition waa o serious. And "Joe" was not one o complain about his health. Saturday, at the city offices, he old other city employees that he was not feeling well, and they per- uaded him to go home, and suggest- d that he lie down. Mrs. Kelly was out of town. Joe did so, Mrs. Kelly, upon returning Saturday evening, ound her husband had retired, and was desperately 111. She called med- cal aid, but Mr. Kelly passed away within a few minutes. Mr. and Mrs. Kelly would have celebrated their silver wedding anniversary Thursday of this week. Service Tuesday Morning; Funeral services were held this morning (Tuesday), at 9 a. m. at St. Cecelia's Catholic church, with Father Malllnger officiating, and burial was in the Catholic cemetery- Surviving besides the widow are two fine sons, Joseph, Jr., 23, and Omer, 21. A brother and sister In Minneapolis, brothers In Milwaukee, Beloit and Mauston, WIs., and a sU- ter In Racine, WIs., also survive. Joseph William Kelly was born Nov. 34th, 1881, at Mauston, WIs, the BOR of Mr. and Mm John T. Kelly- Sfe***i** nt ^, Jh J» f^y «*aca- the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He went to work for the West, ern Union Company, and was stationed nt Chfcnjfo. Philadelphia. Beloit and Janesville. He came to Algonn in September, 1904, and nfter n tew years in thn 'mnloyment of the rity. was boosted o the superintendenry of the li^ht and water department. Two years after belnff nainrd superintendent, he married Mnymc Carry nt Milwaukee, Wis. C'arwr of i It in not possible to put into words in this brief space the career of building up the Algona municipal system which was one of Joe Kelly's greatest achievements. Suffice it to say today the city plant, ranking top notch in all respects, is a perpetual monument to the effort* and hopes of 27 years of building end work. With an eye to the future of the city, and under his expert guidance, the plant has been constantly and efficiently expanded to meet increasing demands for power, light and water. Algona. in losing Joe Kelly, has lost not only a solid and respected citizen of the community who had friends in all walks of life, but a man who has left a memorial to his name in the splendid plant and property that he built for the city of his choice. Fleu from \Ve«t Coiutt Word of the death of their father was wired to both of the Kelly boys. Omer. a football player with freighter. University's lean, wai on the field at the time the wire arrived. Joseph. Jr., a student at Whittier College in California. ftV'w from the Pacific coast to Omaha, and arrived here Monday morning. The sympathy of a host of friends IK sincerely with Mrs. Kelly and her sons in their hour of sorrow. Pallbearers were close friends of Mr. Ktlly. Luke Linnan. Oscar Erickson. Philir. Kohlhaas. Dr. F. C. Scunlan, E. C. Mcifahon and Wm. Barry. Mr. Kelly was a member of the Algona Rotary club and the Chamber of Commerce. "Pete" Celebrates His 71st Birthday I he recent ruins in yetting to Airline The grade just west of or ten days will enable, him to out Boy's Car Smashed niuii: HuW:ir*j Surciict's cu ning where be baa joined the my. north hi. h he Weil to get to highway • li <AoU-r one evening l back end was badly to school met with week The A. L. Peterson ceifbral«d It birtiid.iy Sunday—hU ?|»t one, and it wa» a very happy ocra- kioit became it brought greetings, tinners, and curd* front friends he ho» not wen a» often during the pa*t year a* in previous time*. As he *at ill his cozy new bed-chair, a gift from Mi* »on, Mell and wife, he uiut- ed a n.-vt pip- tilled uitli hi. favorite toluw-co, »ent by the other fton, BaJuh, of California, and h« ua» happy in the thought of friendshipl that had covered many ywar*. A birthday cake wa» lafceu to him by hio dau«h- ter-in-law'» »i»k-r. Ji-*n Mur- ta«h, who buked the cake her- keU. lUu«H ha» kept "rVtt" hoiue for MMiie tim«- nuu, but fce is a cheerful patient nod UU-» ciu-e- fuljy to follow the iiutructioiw uf iti» guuti wUe who utiniiitrrn to hi» every nc*«i.

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