The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 18, 1938 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, October 18, 1938
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HISTORICAL DEFT. •» i ^vrvnr ALGONA OUTPLAYS WEBSTER CITY, BUTLOSES,20-7 Hampton Next J?oe Here on Friday, Wtk Bull- Jlbtnts Established 1865 ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18,1938 Ten Pages VOL. 35.—NO. 42 dogs favored to Win First Conference Tilt AlgonaiA luckless Bulldog eleven outgalned Webster City, two to one, Friday night, but lost nevertheless by a 20 to 7 score 6ft the letter's field. Webster City got the breaks and capitalized on every one of them while Algona was rolling up yardage and first downs but getting nowhere in'the scoring column. A typical example Of Algona luck was the situation as the first half ended with Algona In possession of the ball on the Webster City four yard line, first down and needing about one play to score. Gain, Twice Yardage The Bulldogs gained 288 yards from . scrimmage and piled up 16 first downs just about twice the Lynx total of 133 yards from scrimmage and eight first downs. In the first half the local team ran up 11 first downs to three tot Webster City and still trailed In the scoring, 6 to 0. Perhaps the state of affairs at half Urn* made the J3ulldo*Mowh-heart- ed for although they scored in the second halt-Webster City ran over two more touchdowns to bring Its total to 20 points for the evening's work. For the Bulldog! the work-of their three backfleld aces Long, Lee and Michel, was outstanding. Long and JLs« did most Of the heavy duty wrn-k with Michel contributing a nice 80 yard gallop along with other shorter gains, Long scored Al- ggna's seven points on .smashes through the center. In the third quarter he started out with a flve yard plunge, watched Lee make two and Michel five yards off tackle and then plunged 13 yards to Webster City's six yard line. Michel lost five yards but Long went through center for ten and then two more to •core. Another plunge by Long gave Algona Its extra point. Tho center of the line where Captain Bud Anderson, Clarence Devlne and Bob Conklln held forth was a big factor in making Long's gains pos- slbzle, opening up good holes for the fullback to plunge through. Wetyter City scored Its first touchdown at the start of the second quarter on a plunge from the four yard line. A pass Interception near the end of the first period had given them the ball and a series of off tackle plays and a reveroe brought them, down to scoring territory. Plunges, Pass Score Two The Lynx scored their second touchdown the hard way, on a sustained drive. After taking tbe ball on the 35 yard line after the kickoff Webster City marched straight down the field alternating sweeps at the ends with shots at the center of the line finally scoring a touchdown and point after touchdown on off tackle slants. 13 HURT IN FOUR AUTO CRASHES 10 Hmkers Ready To Seek County Title Ten husky Kossuth corn buskers, one hour and 20 minutes. At noeri plenty of opportunity to show their companies wlfl provide wagons and . _ • . i • »t-_ _«,.. ».i*k Ak* Tit***** n*±*\* **M*M****B stint* mill «>*i*Ai4 ti*ui>tivrji frtf* MIA event. the best In the county, will vie the Plum Creek woman's club will speed. Wednesday for the county cham- serve lunch and weighing and tally- Firms who will help in the stag- The Kossuth county winner will pionshlp and the right to enter the ing will probably take a good share Ing of the event are the Pioneer Hi- enter the district championship to district event at Storm Lake, Oct. of the afternoon. Bred Seed Corn company, John be held at the J; N. Horlacher farm, 24, ~ Harry Bodo's field In which the Deere, Klassle and McCortnick- fl v e miles north of Storm Lake, Iowa The Harry Bode farm northeast contest will be held will probably Deerlng Implement companies and on Highway 71. In recent years Of Algona has been selected for the yield 70 bushels to the acre of Harry Keith and Edwin Hovey. The contestants for the state meet have site of struggle Mid through its Pioneer 318, affording the huskers later two men and the Implement been picked by a committee but this acres the representatives of all regions of the county will work. The county has been divided into'three trips, south, central, and north and rom them come the ten entrants. The ten men are: Joe Metllle, Irvlngton. Harry Holm, Burt. C. A. Oerner, Whlttemore. Fred Merkte, LuVeme. Elmer Mferidev LuVerne, Fred Gray, LsJtota, Leonard Gray, Titonka, William Frahm, Algona. Henry Hetdeeker, Lakota. Ettie«t Heldecker, Lakota, .. The ten contestants will start at :o a, m. Wednesday and husk for line after they had token at mldfleld and picked up a first down. Although ahead In the game the Lynx abandoned conservative strategy to throw a forward pass which was completed for a touchdown. ' One factor In the content which aided Webster City no end wna the punting of their kicker whose long boots nullified several Algona often slve drives. One of his kicks was good for a total of 80 yards. The Algona line-up consisted o Spear and Baas, ends; Schultz ant ICIirhardt, tackles; Devlne and Conklin, guards and Captain Ander son, center. In the backfleld Mich •1 and Lee started at the halves Lewis Neville at quarterback Junior Long, fullback. This week, Algona plays Hampton which is without a win this year Hampton has a fairly light team but locks Webster City's speed ant deception. After the Bulldogs high ly satisfying win over Spencer ii the first game at home before a rec ord crowd, another big crowd I expected at the Athletic park, Frl day night, West Bend Portion Of 44 is Paved West Bend: The paving on highway 44, into West Bend, woa finished at this end Thursday night. The crew, truckers and all were treated to beer by R*v. P. M. Dob- bcrsteln and some of the business men. Friday, the mixer, forms and other machinery was moved to high, way IB and work began on the x Saturday forenoon. NEW CHRISTENSEN STORE TO OPEN HERE FRIDAY New Building, New Fix ttures, New Stock to Greet Public; Eoy Chris tensen, Manager Christensen Bros. Co. will open their new ladles' apparel store In Algona on , Friday, making one more Improvement to the business district, and bringing to the women of this community an even greater opportunity for a wide range of choice In shopping. Roy Christensen will be the manager of the local store, which will 10 operated In conjunction with the Estherville store of which L. M- Christensen Is the owner. The newest type of fixtures for a store catering especially to the needs of ladies and mimes have been Installed, and the store makes an unusually attractive appearance. Location of the store Is between Zander's and the Silver, Gray Caff, Lakota Coach Calls Tie Games. Wins Saturday Football Honors (By N. O. Knot) "Andy" Anderson, Lakota m K » school athletic coach, was playing his hunches In last Saturday's football games around the middle west. And he hit a couple of stunners right an the nose. • He called for a tie between Indiana soul Nebraska, and another tie and a scoreless orie at that, between Ohio State and Northwestern, And because he did,, he won the year's subscription for last week. He missed only one game, the Purdue-Fordham tie, and picked Purdue, 7 to 0, which wasn't too far off, In second place, Bob Williams of Algona missed two games, the Ohio- Northwestern tie, and the Purdue- Fordham tie. Third place winner was Jesse Blanchard, Jr., of Lone Rock, who missed only the Purdue- Fordham tle( he picked Purdue, 7-6) and the Ohio-Northwestern tie. The great bulk of the contestants missed three games, the ties. Others were playing for upsets, but picked the wrong ones. In the next group after the winners, or class "B", as your pal, N. O. Knot, sorts them out, were the following: H. W. Hollands, worth, Bob LaBarre, Willis Cotton of Lone. Rock, "The Lone Wolf of box 146, Sexton, Iowa, Father Ah- tnann, J. M. Blanchard of Lone Rock, Don Blanchard of Lone Rock, Erma Benscboter of LuVerne, who was better than her husband, Imelda Dooley, Valeria Williams, who would have been a winner except that sho picked Missouri over Iowa State Blnde th* disastrous fire last spring at the old location of the firm, the Christensens have been desirous of relocating a store In Algona.' The building they occupy was built especially for them by H. R. Cowan & Son, v.-ho own the property. Other firms who handled tho work besides the Co'vnns, who did tho Kcnernl contracting, were the F. S. Norton & Son lumber yard, Pratt Klcctrlc, LnlnR & Muckey, Galle Towne, Reliable Decorators and Cowan Building Supply. The building has a full basement, and Is equipped with a heating system that can be turned Into air cooling unit during the summer, Algona welcomes a fine new store to Ha thriving and growing business section. Bud Zender, Pat Cullen, Arlo Larson, Russell Larson, Vic Stell, Delmra Cooper, H. E. Bartlett, Percy Kuhn and Julian Chrlschllles. Passing mention might also be made of a few other entries. Ken Miller of West Bend was playing hunches strong and almost hit Iowa and Chicago correct, picking a 26 to 13 score for Iowa, Hq,wever, he also picked Michigan and Illinois, and Michigan should have won, which would have been' the real upset It was noticeable that Hawk' eye support even against Chicago was whittled down to a small margin. Woody Cook was another fellow who might have been in the chips except for picking Missouri against Iowa State. From a standpoint of picking close to the actual scores, Jesse Reynolds did a good job, miss- Ing the three ties by only one point each, but he also picked Chicago and Iowa to tie, which ruined him. Well, the going's getting tougher, week by week. So here we go gain. Subscriptions of one year, eight months and six months are tho prizes, and don't follow our lead on the scores: Colgate (13) at Iowa (7). Michigan (13) at Yale (7). Carnegie Tech (0) at Notre Dame (14). Chicago (0) at Ohio State (26). Northwestern (0) at Illinois (0). .Kansas State (10) at Indiana (13). Wisconsin (0) at Purdue (0). Kansas (6) at Iowa State 13). 'Nebraska (7) at Oklahoma (6). year the top three pickers from each district will be ellgtbfe for the state met The following counties will probably be represented at the district contests Lyon, Osceola, Dickinson, Emmet, Kossuth, Sioux, O'Brien, Clay, Palo Alto, Plymouth, Cherokee, Buena Vista, Sac, Greene, Carroll and Mctiona. Because the district meet and tbe state meet, the latter to be held at Rlngsted, are to be held In North Iowa, the county event is expected to gain added interest It is also the first time In several years that a county corn husking contest has been held in Kossuth. No admission will be charged. Titonka Youth. 19, Given A Suspended Senten WeJter B/Calll/s, Yi TltonlwIF: C. Davidson In district court youth, was .given a suspended sen- here, Monday, tence of 10 years at the men's re-' He was paroled to the custody of formatory at Anamosa, on a charge of breaking and entering, by Judge HENRY WEGENER TAKES OWN LIFE; FUNERAL MONDAY Hangs Self at Farm Home •of Daughter Near Fenton; Wife and Two Children Survive Funeral services for Henry Wegener, Algona stock buyer, were held Monday afternoon at the Merrltt Funeral Home, with Rev. P. J. Braner officiating. Burial was In Falrvllle cemetery In Palo Alto county near Fenton. Mr. Wegener ended his life last Friday by hanging himself at the farm home of his daughter, Mrs. Erwln Johnson, who lives just across the Kossuth line In Palo Alto county, near Fenton. His death occurred at about the same time that his daughter was injured near Hampton, Iowa, when a car In which she was riding was •truck by a train. Details of that accident are elsewhere on this page. ARBOGAST RITES HELD FRIDAY AT FENTON CHURCH Death Came on 81st Birthday to Kossuth Woman; Husband and Daughter Survive Fenton: Mrs. John Arbogast, who took sick about two weeks ago, passed away Wednesday, October 12, at her home, the day being her 81st birthday anniversary. Mrs. Arbo* gast suffered with heart trouble and a paralytic stroke. She was born Oct. 12, 1857 at St. Louis, Mo. On May 8, 1874 she was united In marriage to Hugh Dempsey at Glencoe, Mo. To this union two children were born, John Dempsey, who preceded her In death, August 8,1937, and a daughter, Sarah. In January 1888, Mr. Dempsey passed away and on November 1, 1888, she married John Arbogast in Jersey county, HI. They moved to Watertown, S. Djl established a home there, later living on farms In Story, Emmet and Palo Alto counties. In the year 1913 they moved to Fenton. Two years later they purchased their own farm ill Lotts Creek, Iowa, and farmed there until 1919 when they moved back to Fenton where they since resided. ( Three brothers, John, Harve and George Melton preceded her In death. She leaves to mourn her passing, her husband, John Arbo gast, her daughter, Mrs. Alex Moses of Compton, California, six grand children and two great grandchild ren. ' Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at 1:30 at the home an two o'clock at the M. E. church Rev. J. G. Waterman of the loca church having charge of the ser vice. Pall bearers were Dennis Smith, o Ledyard, Ole Haag of Cylinder, W C. Stahmer, E. A. Huskamp, Geo Goetsch and E. C. Fauerby. Advance Wins Trophy In State Contest Congratulations to the Kossuth County Advance, which won first place at the State University of Iowa, Saturday, in a contest of 70 papers in the state all towns of over 1,500 population. The Garner Leader won a similar . award in competition among papers from towns <jf under 1,600 population. We trust the Advance trophy does not meet the same fate as the one captured under similar circumstances by The Algona Upper Des Molnes at the state university In 1933. It now reposes In the back room, and the girls In the office use It to keep their hairpins in. BSO 8.TO Mtd. heavy,' ZW 893 Mttd. heavy, 2W-8W •••• ••••• Hcivy butchers, 82B-MO Heavy butchers, 850-400 ... Packing wws, 800-880 Packln* sjw* 8»H»L Packing sow*, Packing Canners and cutters ..., ....... N.00-3.76 Veal calves Stock sta«s Fat cows No. 2 mixed corn No. 2 yellow corn Mo. 3 white oats Barley, No. 3 .81* Mike Goetz Badly Injured in Runaway Wesley: Mike Goetz, a farmer living eight mlle8 north of Weiley, was badly Injured In a runaway accident at his farm, Thursday morning of last week. While plowing, his horses became unmanageable and ran away, and Mr. Goetz was dragged quite a dlst- ice. The lower part of his back was badly cut and bruised, but he managed to walk l}ome after catching the horses, then collapsed In the yard. He WHS brought to Algona, where he will be confined for another week or more. A group of neighbor men went to the Goetz place, Saturday, and did the plowing, while the women cooked and served dinner. Farmers represented In tho group helping were Olaf Funnemork, Joe Goetz, Julius Hansen, Dick Baade, Herman Carlson, Guy Diamond, O. E. Hott, Eugene Schuler, Rudy Larson, Peter Hllbert, John Carlson, Frank Johnson, Amos Angle, W. J. Frlmml, Theron Hansen and Ben Schrauth. Titonka and Farmers Rate One, Two in Bowling Standings Titonka lost one game to Botsford In the Municipal bowling league race, but still continued to lead the loop with eight wins and a loss with the Farmers holding second place on a seven won aner two lost record. In the schedule this week Burt and LuVerne met Monday night and the Farmers bowl with the Court House Rats Tuesday evening. Titonka does not get Into action again until Friday when it meets the challenge of the Junior Chamber of Commerce's Five Balls of Fire. Other games this week: Wednesday, Nick's Shiners vs. Botsford and Thursday, Silver Gray vs. Wesley. League Standing Won Lost Pet Titonka 8 1 .880 Farmers 7 2 .778 Sliver Gray ....8 8 .667 Wesley 8 8 .667 Botsford 5 4 .665 H. Rats 4 6 .444 Nick's Shiners 4 B .444 Jr. C. of C 3 6 333 Burt 2 7 .222 LuVerne 0 9 .000 Tho above does not Include Monday night's match. Hennerys No. 1 No. 2 Cash cream— . .28 ..28c Lawrence Misbach Takes New Position Lawrence Misbach of the Mis bach clothing firm here, has accepted a position with tho Jayson Shirt Co., of New York, a.nd will begin work for the concern in the near future, with Iowa and Nubraska as his territory. He expects to live in Algona, how- Lelghton Misbach will assume ful management of the local firm, and Misbachs are onnnouncing a change of management clothing sale in today's paper, in a full page advertisement No. 2 Sweet Hens, over B Ibs. H«w, 4 to 8 Ibs. Hens, under 4 U» .lie .. (w Cocks, ovwr Cockc. und« 4* fl Geese, live - * Duck*,, live, Dueki,i live, Sprinsi, Spring^ Springs, « to B LegSorl »prlng» over 5 Ibs. 3c Gophers Uke City A» Marriage Mecca Five marriage licenses were issu ed by Clerk .ol Court Katharine Me Kvoy over U*« week «nd, but three of them wore made out to Gopher sUU couples a* the city continued to b« * »*cc» for Minaesotans mat minded. Lice/Mie* were granted to the fol Bring Ashes Back to Harrison Cemetery Swea-Eagle: The ashes of tho late Ernest C. Springer, 67, of Kansas City, arrived here last week and were buried beside his father and sister, Louisa, In Harrison cemetery lost Saturday afternoon. His sister, Anna of Swea City, was the only kin folks present. Mr. Springer was born in Berlin, Germany, April 6, 1871, and came with his parents to the United States in 1880, locating near Wbt- more, Kansas, then to Oregon, later one year near Algona and for many years the family lived on a farm in Seneca township. After Mr. Springer's marriage, they lived at Armstrong and Mason City, moving to Kansas City in 1909. Sheriff Casey Loss. Callles was arrested Saturday, after developments In the case which began last Friday night. Had Gone to Dunce Mr. and Mrs. Everett Rlppentrop of Titonka left their child In tho custody of a Bruns girl, aged 18, and went to a dance. Shortly after they left, Callles came to tho door of the Rlppentrop home and asked to see Everett. Told he was not there by the girl, he left, and told officers afterward that he went to a dance at Lakota. Some time after midnight, accord, ing to the girl's story, while she was lying on a couch In one of the rooms of the house, Callles pried open a window of the Rlppentrop home and entered. He and the girl SEW each other about the same time. He told her to shut off the light, which she did. Girl Breaks Away Backing Into another room, he took the shotgun from behind a door, and advanced toward the girl As he came closer, she backed away, and he grabbed her wrist. About this time she gave a quick Jump against a screen door and got oul Into the street, where she ran to the home of Dr. R. C. Ball for help Callles said in court that he Intended merely to frighten the Rip pentrops, and Was not aware they were not home, when he entered their bedroom. Henry C. Atlts, marshal at Titonka, filed the Information against Cullies, and officers fobnd him on Saturday at his home In Titonka. It was the first time Callles has ever been In any trouble, his father pointed out, in asking for clemency for his son. Thompsons, Ledyard, Host to Carrier Ass'n Ledyard: Mr, and Mrs. George Thompson entertained the county rural letter carriers and the auxiliary on Tuesday evening of last week. Present were Mr. and Mrs. A. Berg of Swea City, Mr. and Mrs. F. Scbroeder of Lakota, Mr. and Mrs. V. Mullin of Wesley, Mr. and Mrs. Lou Heifner and children of Titonka, Mr. and Mrs, Leslie Stevens and Mr. and Mrs. Barney Cosier ol Algona, Mr. and Mm. Lloyd Scbenck and the substitute carrier and hie wife from Burt, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Genrlch of Lone Rock, Mr. and Mrs. S. £!. Straley and Mr. and Mrs. Carl years. Surviving are his widow, Kathryn, to whom he was married April 27, 1898, at Falrvllle, and two children, Mrs. Johnson and Clarence Wegener of Fenton, also flve grandchild ren. Other surviving relatives are two brothers, Louis of Chicago, and John of Falrvllle, and two sisters, Mrs. E. S. Grolnert and Mrs. Clara Frlnk, both of Falrvllle neighborhood. • Lifetime In Iowa All of Mr. Wegener's lifetime was spent In the state of Iowa, and he was a lifelong member of the Falrville Lutheran church. Some months ago Mr. Wegener had the misfortune to be seriously Injured when he was gored by a bull. No reason for his action could be given, unless general ill health had made him despondent. Dedicate New St. Joe School; 40 Confirmed St. Joe: Forty received the sacrament of confirmation In conjunction with the dedication of the new St Joseph's school, Monday, Oct. 3. Rev. Bishop Edmond Heelan of Sioux City officiated at the dedica- HUNTER SHOT IN ACTION PENDING ONOTYSUPT., FIRE CHIEF JOBS Chamber of (Commerce Asks Full Time Chief ICity Audit Bill Remains 'Bone of Contention No official city action had been taken this week toward the hiring of a successor to Joseph Kelly, superintendent of the Algona water and light department who died recently. The matter of a successor is being given consideration, however, officials sald.^ Whatever may be the outcome of Algona's compromise with the state auditor's office on the amount to be paid for the recent audit of the city books, it is likely to have reverberations in other Iowa cities. Clarion. Eagle Grove and Ha warden, all have complained about similar bills, At Clarion, the checkers found a shortage of several thousand dollars. FENTON, LUVERNE, IR VINGTON, BURT PEOPLE INJURED Car Strikes Side of Rock Island Train at Hampton; Pour Penton women 'Badly Hurt, Friday Thirteen Kossuth people were Injured, several seriously In automobile accidents over the week end, Curloualy, only one of the mishap* happened In Kossuth county. CHAMPIONS ,OP IBVINGTON SERIOUSLY INJURED Irvlngton: W. G. Champion, ten. ant farmer on the John Frankl farm near here, his wife, and their daughter, Phyllis Jean, were Injured, the former two very seriously, when the machine in which they were riding near Corwith wasi struck by another car, Sunday morning. Mr. Champion was bruised ana suffered a slight fracture of the skull; Mrs. Champion received three broken vertebrae in her neck, had both jaws troken, and all of her teeth knocked out, while the girl was cut and bruised. Driving east across highway 60/ the Champion machine was hit by another machine coming from the west. The Champions are in tho •Cossuth hospital for treatment. FOUR FENTONTTES HURT AS TRAIN STRIKES OAR Fen ton: Mrs. Ervln Johnson and! her daughter, Marjorie, Mrs. Fred Bohn, and Ruth Dreyer, all of Fcn- on, were Injured late Friday, whea their car struck the first coach of he Rock Island streamlined Rocket, near the station in Hampton. They were all rushed to the Lutheran hospital at Hampton, whera .hey are being cared for. Mrs. Johnson suffered severe head .njuries, and was unconscious, Sun-, day. Her daughter, Marjorie received a fractured arm, broken at Reorganization or revision of the city fire department setup Is a behind-the-scenes movement abou "^hto,ju yet iplenti if •^••^Ja "i tion. Those receiving the .sacrament 250,000 Bu. KoMiith Corn Near* Sealing With applications for reseating 1937 corn on the 67 cent loan continuing to pour in, county AAA officials estimated so far approximately 260,000 busnels of 1937 com has been offered for reseating. They base this estimate on a total of approximately 260 applications receiv. ed thus far for the loans with applications averaging 1,000 bushels each. At this rate over 600,000 busnels will be resettled in Kossuth county as was predicted lost week by th* AAA office, a 100,000 bushel increase over its previous estimate. On October 20, Kossuth county township committees will meet in in Algona to receive Instruction on the 1939 program. were Mrs. Paul Ernst, Germatne Becker, Mary Lou Bormann, John Capeslus, Marjorie Cunn^gham Robert Cunningham, Frances Er- peldlng, Florlan Faber, Marjorie Gale, Darwin Hamme> and John LenerU. Maurice Reding, Alvin Thilges, Martha Thilges, Alfred Zlller, Helen Becker, Margaret Becker, Adam Berte, August Berte, Alvina Freilinger, Raymond Klein, Alfred Kohl- haos, Margaret Kramer and Mildred Berger. Paul Berger, Irma Becker, Ernest Berte, Betty Jane Bormann, Kathleen Bormann, Helen Bormann, Arlene Bormann, Ernest Gales, Robert Klrscb, Leonard McGulre, Donald Reding, Stella Mae Rdding, Ralph Russell, Cecelia Schmltt and Erwln Wlltgen. Des Moines Man Brough To Local Hospital Afte Mishap 6 Miles N. W of Bancroft A man giving the name of W. A Cook, Des Molnes, Iowa, was pain fully wounded In the only huntin accident to bo reported In conjunc tlon with the season's opening, las Saturday. Cook and a party of friends wer preparing to go hunting east of the Joseph Elch farm, northwest of Bancroft about six miles. A gun of one of the other members of the party was accidentally discharged and Cook received the, shot gun charge across the upper part of his legs. The shot went Into his body so deeply that only three of them could be removed. Some 80 different shots entered the flesh. He was rushed by his friends to Swea City and given emergency medical attention, then brought to Algona where he was resting Monday. No other Injuries were reported, as tho hunting season opened, but plenty of ammunition was used up, If stories can be believed. Mr. Cook was expected to, be released In a few days, If there are no further complications from his Injuries. lo win*; Frank Diers aAd Esther i Prlebe of Fenton, Art Look of Lu Scbfi«id«r, both of Bancroft; Dan- Verne, and Mrs. J. McDonald and uiHaiaacbek and Ann. McCagh«yJ Doris and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence hot*; oTMian«»poU»; Fred Stow and Piagls of Ledysjrd. Bertha Daniels of Burt; Glenn Crip- 1 The next meeting will be in Nov•n and Gwoimeth Scott, Mankato, I ember at tbe Aldrlch home in Wes« Minnesota, and WUU*m Hosier and Isy. Plan* were made for a Cfarist- G«rftdTin» Barbenrotb, Minneapolis. | mas party to be held In Algona. Young Republican* To Dance Friday The Young Republican club of KoMUtb county will hold a dance at the I. O. O. F. hall at Algona, lows, on Friday evening, October 21. The dance wlU follow the football game between Algona. high school and Hampton at Algona. There will be no admission chargv for members of the club and the general public is invited. B. 8. Hickcnlooper of Cudar Rapids, r«- public&n candidate for lieutenant governor, will be in Algona for tbe football game and will make a short talk »t the dance. Minor Blaze Mars Fire Prevention Week Fire Prevention Week in Algona was marred by a minor blaze In the John Storm residence Thursday. Thu services of the fire company were pot required although a call was put in. The fire was caused by some defect In Mm. Storm*' gas stove which blazed up and threatened to set lire to the kltehun. A call wan put in for the fire de?artmsnt but tne stove burned itself ot.t rnd other than smoking up tbe lower Hoot and the complete bss of tbe dinner, which Mrs. Storm was cooking, the damage was confined to tbe stove itwlf. Advisor of Academy Paper at Convention Slater Mary Bernadlne, advisor for the St. Cecelia Academy paper, "The Ripples," attended the Nation a! Catholic Scholastic Press Asso elation meeting held at Marquette University high school, at Milwaukee, Oct. IS and 16th. Rev. John Fqley, formerly of Whlttemore, was also In attendance, and opened the convention with a Mass on Saturday morning, Established only last year, "The Ripples," In Its class has won national honors, and Is showing steady Improvement this year. Algona Women at District Club Session Margaret Dunutt, Algona, attend ed the district convention of the Federated Woman's club, held last Saturday Triimd. *t and also visited Boon* and Ames, with Shu hod cbftrga of the district poetry ncrapbook collection. The entry of the Algona club In the tcrapbooU contest received honorable mention. Mrs. C. H. Cretzmeyer of Algona also attended. 62 Head of Cattle Arrive at Swea Swea-Eagle: Sixty-two head ol cattle from South Dakota arrtvec here last week and were distributee among local breeders. Fred McGregor, Theodora Plathe and Lester Checvers from near Armstrong bought the cattle. A shipment of 2,600 head of sheep were also unloaded recently anc taken to tbe George Patterson farm in Grant township, and another shipment of 1,800 arrived a few weeks ago. Mr. Patterson expects still a third shipment soon, and wil have between 8,000 and 6,000 head 01 sheep to feed this winter. OT?I$*- lal inspection of business places being made, so far as Chamber of Com merce officials knew. The Chamber of Commerce Is oak. Ing that a full time city fire chief be employed, preferably a graduate of a fire chief's school, who woulc aid In training other department members. A further rise in Insurance rates Is predicted If this In not done. Thought They Were In Estherville! But Officers Said "No" Frank Schupfer, Mallard, Iowa was ordered held for trial In district court by Mayor Specht after Jchupfer had waived preliminary learlng Monday on a charge operating a motor vehicle while Intoxicated. Bond was fixed at $000 and Schupfer ordered to be confined in Jail until he should secure It. The Mallard man was then also given a two day sentence in jail for operating a motor vehicle without a driver's license. To this chargi Jchupfer refused to plead guilty but was sentenced by Mayor Spech after hearing testimony of two wit nesses, Algona Police Officers Cecl McGlnnU and A. R. Moulds. They testified that while driving down Diagonal street they came upon Schupfer'a car parked In th street. They passed It but soon noticed the car following them weaving back and forth across th rood. The officers pulled over f .he curb and let the car pass an; upon seeing the car continue C weave down the road overhauled I and arrested Schupfer and his com panton, Gerald Flaherty. Algona Police Chief H. A. Var Alstyne disclosed that Schupfer hac once previously been convicted 6 a similar offense, and even at th present time is under bond to ap year at district court in Polo Alt county for trial on driving whll Intoxicated. Gerald Flaherty, Schupfer's com panlon in the car, plead guilty to charge of Intoxication and was fine< The officers who made the arres testified when they took the two me In custody, Schupfer and Flahert thought they were In Estherville In a case previously handled b Mayor Specht William B. Peck was fined $2 and ordered to pay costs on a charge of speeding. In Justice Dc.'la Weiter'a cour a traffic case brought in by Stat Patrolman R. E. Fowler was diapou ed of. Dwlght Baker was fined o two different counts, operating motor vehicle without a driver's ' cense and speeding. He paid $2 iln and |2 costs on the first charge an $B and (2 costs on the second coun In P. A. Danson's court all win tranquil as the justice married two couplea. Speaks Here Friday Mrs. Ellsworth Richardson of Ed dyville, Iowa, one of Iowa's out standing speakers who is nationally known and was a democratic cand Idato for U. S. senator at the Jinn primary, will speak In Algona. Fri day, Oct. 21st in tbe court bouse a 8 o'clock p. m. This public is cor dlally Invited to come to see an hear Mrs. Rlcharduon who has message for you. the elbow, two broken ribs, and 15 stitches were'taken in her forehead. Mrs. Bohn, the Fenton correspondent for the two Algona papers, had 'her other r Ruth Dreyer received a fractured right arm, a cracked breast bone, three broken ribs and chest Injuries. The party was cnroutc to Fenton from Cedar Falls, where the two jlrls arc students at the Iowa Stato Teachers College. Marjorie Johnson was driving tho car at tho time. Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Dreyer, Er- vln Jonhspn and Fred Bohn and several other relatives Immediately drove to Hampton upon learning; of iho mishap, and a number of other Fenton people drove to Hampton Sunday to see the Injured folks. Mr. Johnson heard of the accident m Algona, and rushed home to Fenton, there to find his father-in-law dead In the garage. The latter had langcd himself. BURT M, E. MINISTER, WIFE IN COLLISION Wesley: Two new cars were badly damaged although their occupants escaped serious Injury In a collision west of Burt Thursday afternoon. One of the machines, was driven by Rev. George Weasel and his wife of Burt and tho other a coupe was driven by Dr. L. D. Potter, a veterinarian of Storm Lake. The minister and his wife hud passed through Burt and going Into the curve met Potter's car coming Into town. The Weasels' oar went over on its side In the ditch tearing off a wheel and fender and being otherwise damaged. Dr. Potter's coupe was also badly smashed. Dr. Potter was uninjured and the Burt minister and his wife suffered minor cuts and bruises. They wero taken to Burt by Rev. Arthur Bottom, minister of the Wesley M. E.. church. FOUR FROM LUVKRNK HURT, ONE SERIOUSLY Mrs. August Pergande, of Lu- Verne, Is in the hospital at Storm- Lake, suffering from a broken pelvic^ bone and a broken rib as the result- of an accident last week end. Mr. Pergande also suffered a bruised! shoulder, while Mike Hintz and his daughter, Barbara, received painful but not serious injuries. The car was wrecked. Mr. Pergande was driving the car, and was bringing his wifo home from the hospital at Cherokee, where she had been receiving treatment. The accident occurred at the junction of highways 71 and 221. The Pergande car and a truck collided. What a Game I Seneca: The Seneca girls' kit- tcnbail team defeated Kingsteii, 25 to 12. Judging by the scoru, it was some ball game. Car Tips Over Julian Chrlschillcs suffered u cut muscle in his left limn! ua rosul. of •Jii auto uccldd'it near if c Bryant school, Tuesday of last week. Lloyd Spear, driver of the car, and Jack Loses 4 Cows Hebron: Ferdinand Miller had I quite a loss, last Tuesday night,; ChrlschilleK, riding with him, were. uninjured. when lightning killed four of his cows; the lews being covered by insurance. Mike McEnroe Named Mike McEnroe of Algona was named as county chairman of the statewide All Party Farm Committee!, organized to protect Iowa's agricultural interests in the coming political campaign. A Real Blow Lakotu: J. It Warburton received' u letter from a cousin in New Hamp- hliire recently In which ho told about the recent storm in the east which did so much damage. Thu wind blew la hurricane style for about three hours. Communications were cut off for a whole week.

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