The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 25, 1938 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, October 25, 1938
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The Algona Upper Bes Moines, Algona, Iowa, Oct. 25,1938 JAMES MURPHY, Was Prominent Citizen of fltown for Many Years; funeral Saturday Uvenhore: Following a long period of failing health, James Murphy, 78, died at his home here Thursday morning. Funeral arrangements were made for Saturday morning at nine o'clock at Sacred Heart Catholic church here, with the Rev. Morris J. Costello officiating. Mr. Murphy spent most of hte life in this vicinity, and was married to Miss Mary Dumphy In April, 1902. Six children were born, five of whom are living: Mrs. Kathryn Taylor, Iowa City, Frances, Celestlne, Reta anfl Marjorie, The widow also survives. He also leaves the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. Bert Hanlfan and Patrick Murphy of Llvermore; Mrs. Elizabeth Hanlfan and Hugh Murphy of Minnesota; Owen of Ltv- erttiore; and Matthew, Wisconsin. For many years Mr. Murphy 4 did extensive farming, and after he retired from active work himself, he has for several years since superintended the work of several farms which he owned. He has lived In Llvermore for many years, Where the family owned and maintained the largest residence here. Old Schoolmate* Meet After 60 Yr*. Wesley, Ell Goodnow, enjoyed a visit Sunday from Percy Bump of Iowa Falls. Nearly 60 years ago Mr. Bump and Mr. Goodnow were boys at Iowa Center In Story county. They learned of each others whereabouts through Elmer Hutchison, who visited his mother and brother here this summer. Mr. Bump has a position in a garage at Iowa Falls. He was accompanied to Wesley by his wife. Other guests of the Goodnows the same day were Mr. and Mrs, Vernon Benner and son, Burton of Mason City. Mrs Katharine McEvoy Democratic Candidate for Clerk of Court Kossuth County Tour Vote Wffl B* Appreciated VOTE FOR John H. Fraser Deiriocratic Candidate for Kossuth County Supervisor - 1st District 43-44 Vote For FRED S. GEIGEL Of Irvington, Republican nominee for County Treasurer 41-42-43* FOR DIPHTHERIA, SHALL POX I», T, A. Votes to Stand Half of Cost; To Givo Pageant of own History 'at Next Meeting Wesfley: The Wesley parent- teachers association held Its first meeting of the season at the Kleinpeter ball, Monday night There was an attendance of about 75 and the meeting was also a reception for the teachers. A resolution was passed to pay half of the SO cent charge for vaccinating children for diphtheria and small pox and giving the Schlck test for diphtheria Immunity. Lunch receipts that night were more than $4 and 29 members signed up. The November meeting will be in the form of a historical pageant of the town. Committees named so far Include: Mesdames Vee Mulltn, A. M. Lease, Alfred Erdman, Julius Kunz, John Haverly and Frank Kouba, Jr., on the program; Mesdames Olaf Funnemark, I. A. Elsenbacher and Arthur Bottom on hospitality; John Richter on membership; D. J. Zerbe and Dorothy Shanahan on publicity. rVWVWVIrWWWWVWWWWWWWWVrW^ REPUBLICAN NOMINEE FOB COUNTY RECORDER I tan married, the fcther of two children and trained for the office Your Support and Vote Will be Greatdy Appreciated 42-43-45 Mrs. Hansen Hostess • Mrs. Theron Hansen entertained the members of her Embroidery club at her home Thursday afternoon, Oct. 13. Out of town guests were Mesdames Albert Hagg, Homer Anderson and May Harris of Algona and Mrs. Amos Bonacker of Titonka. Former Employee Killed R. C. Bauer attended the funeral of James Hogan at Whlttemore on Friday morning. Mr. Hogan worked far Mr. Bauer at Whlttemore some years ago. He was killed instantly In an auto accident last Tuesday night a mile from West Bend when his car failed to make a turn. Circle Meetings Mrs. Al Wagner entertained the members of the Good Will circle of the Methodist Ladles' Aid Wednesday afternoon at her home. Mrs. John Amesbury was hostess to the Stitch and Chat club the same afternoon at her home. Mrs. H. H. Plom, Sr., was a guest. Girl at Jurgens A baby girl was born Thursday to Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Jurgens of Kanawha. Mrs. Jurgens was formerly Marjorie Striley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Striley. Boy For Shermans A baby boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Roy Sherman Tuesday morning. This makes a family of seven boys. Mother and babe are doing nicely. Mrs. Sherman's sister, Mrs. 'im Gibson of Thompson is caring 'or the mother and babe. A new corn crib is being built at the Henry Sherman farm. Guy M. Butts was In Sioux City last week at an Odd Fellows meet!». Democratic Candidate for IN THE GENEBAL ELECTION, NOV. 8TH Will Be Appreciated Mr. and Mr*. Jim Mooney of Lansing, called at the TUlle Loeblg home one afternoon last week. They had visited at the Bert Puttstuck home several days. Mrs. J. L. Haverly entertained the members of her bridge club last Thursday afternoon at two tables. Mrs. Ed HJIdman won high and Mrs. Alf Studer travel prize. The Wesley rural school No. 1, four miles north of Wesley will have a program on Thursday evening, Oct. 27, at 8 o'clock. Rose Smith is the teacher. Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Flom Jr., Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Lease and J. P. Studer attended the 8th district Legion and Auxiliary conference held at Fort Dodge recently. Mrs. E. D. Ravlln and D. J. Zerbe won high bridge scores at a card party at St Benedict last Tues- day evening. Lucy Ferstl and Dan Froehllch won high In 600. '* About 15 members of the Youftg People's Sunday School class Of the Methodist church met at the A. M. Lease home Friday night, Oct. 14, for thelf regular monthly farty. Mrs. August Studer entertained the Study club at her home Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Alfred Erdman gave the lesson, "Family Finances", with Mrs. John Mulllns assisting. Mrs. Tlllle Loeblg entertained as Wednesday supper guests Mrs. J. Brown and two children of Brltt, Ed Peterson and his housekeeper, Mrs. Mary Hansen and her daughter, Mrs. Bertha Pederton. Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Ravltn and children spent Sunday at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Ravlln. Miss Agnes Boyer accompanied them and met her sister, Elma Boyer, who teaches at Anamosa. Callers at the Eldon Ravlln home Thursday were his relatlevs, Mr. and Mrs. M. Norton of Blue Earth. The latter couple were dinner guests the • same day of their friend, Mrs. Ed- wards, hotisekee'peir at the Kunz home. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Braley drove to MarshaHtown, Sunday, to visit their daughter and her husband, Mr. and Mi*. Stanley Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Alson Braley and son of Iowa City who were also guests at the Smith home Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Arlo Dawson entertained their evening bridge club Tuesday evening. Dr. and Mrs. I* L. Pfeffer won high couple prize, and Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Bauer won second high. VOTE5 W. E. McDonald tor SUPERVISOR, 2ND DISTRICT McMahon will hold the next party. VOTEFOR Philip J. Kohlhaas Democratic Candidate For STATE REPRESENTATIVE OF KOSSUTH COUNTY—SECOND TERM As a member of the Appropriations, Building and Loan, Cities and Towns, Constitutional Amendments, County and Township, Organizations, Insurance, Judiciary, Liquor Control and Motor Vehicle committees in the last legislature, I have sincerely endeavored to keep Kossuth county well representd In state affairs. Your support in my campaign for reelection will be appreciated. 43-44 JOIN OTB PEOPLE'S PURGE Vote Republican Remember Your 3 'R's' Restore Confidence in Public Officials Remove Suspicion from Public Business Return to Economy L. J. Dickinson of Algona Let's G. O. P.laces With These Candidate* George A. Wilson of DBS Moines L. J. Dickinson Algona Candidate for U S. Senate George A. Wilson Des Moines Candidate for Governor B. B. Hickenlooper Cedar Rapids Candidate for Lieut Governor Earl G. Miller Des Moines Candidate for Secretary of StaU C. B. Akers Ottumwa Candidate for State Auditor Fred D. Everett Albla Candidate for Attorney General W. G. C. Bagley Mason City Candidate for State Treasurer Mark G. Thornburg Emmetsburg * Candidate for Secy of Agriculture Jessie M. Parker Lake Mills Candidate for Supt of Public Ini Frederick M. Miller Des Moines Candidate for Supreme Court Oscar Hale Wapello • Candidate for Supreme Court Ralph A. Oliver Sioux City Candidate for Supreme Court William B. Bliss Mason City Candidate for Supreme Court B. M. Richardson Cedar Rapids Candidate for Commerce Comm. Barr Eeshlear Shenandoah Candidate for Commerce Comm. VOTE FOB J. J. DOOLEY Democratic Candidate for Kossuth COUNTY RECORDER During 1937 This Office turned in more fees than the actual cost of running the office, and thus actually made money for the county. 1 pledge an efficient, businesslike county office. obel, WIs., on call that his brother was critically 111. The Glen Brayton family moved :o Hurt last week. He works for Cowan & Son in Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Felt left for Florida Saturday morning where they •will spend the winter. Mrs. Don Meleney and three children of Brltt visited at the Ai Klein peter home Friday afternoon. The junior plity, "For • Pete/s Sake" will be put on Nov. 9-10. Miss Dorothy Shanahan is the coach. New corn cribs are being built on the John Richter farm and on the place tenanted by Frank Johnson. Mr. and Mrs. Lon Gouge attended the funeral of Mrs. George Gray held at Britt Thursday morning at the Catholic church. Victor Loeblg was elected chairman of the Bonne township, Hancock county conservation group at elections held recently. A group -of friends gave a surprise party for Mrs. Emil Wester, Tuesday night, at her home In honor of her birthday. The Catholic Missionary society met in their rooms above Roots' lardware store Tuesday afternoon. They meet every two weeks. Dr. and Mra. R. K. Richardson attended a meeting at Decorah, on Friday, Oct. 14. Dr. Richardson is secretary of the osteopathic group. Rev. and Mrs. Arthur Bottom attended the AJgona sub-district meet- ng of ministers and wives held at .he Rev. Burgess home, in Algona Tuesday. Mdeline Erdman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Erdman, left Tuesday afternoon for Des Moines, where the will be employed in a private home as nurse maid. Thta Political Advertisement Prepared. Ordered and Paid for at Regular Space Rate* By Tlie Kowmth County Democratic Committee, THE RECORDS TEIA THE STORY! Does GEORGE A.WILSON Represent YOU, < the.People, OR does he represent The Big Interests? Whom Did the Republican Candidate for Governor of Iowa Represent When He Was in The Iowa Senate? READ THE RECORD: 13-44 Vote fur M. J. DUFFY Democratic Candidate for Treasurer of Kossuth County General Election Novemer 8, 1938 A Continued Administration of Honesty iuul EHiciency Your Vote and Support Will Be Appreciated VOTE FOR L. A. WINKEL Democratic Nominee for County Attorney "Pledging to Continue a Fair, Square and Impartm* i'Uj Service. waa/f/ss///////s///s//sfs/s///s//////ss///ss/////s/. Wilson Against the Farmer House File Nb. 350 waa a bill 'granting an extension of the period of redemption under real estate mortgage foreclosure action, commonly known as one of the mortgage moratorium laws. On the question, "Shall the bill pass? every member present In the Iowa Senate voted "yes", excepting Wilson of Des Moines who voted "no." (See page 674 of the Iowa Senate Journal under date of March 16, 1933). House Pile No. 1 was a bill to repeal deficiency judgments. On April 1, 193S, when the bill was put to vote In the Senate, it lost by one vote. Wilson of Des Moines voted "no." (See page 728 of the Iowa Senate Journal, 46th General Assembly, Arpll 1,1035.) The official record of the Bankers Life Insurance Company of Des Moines discloses that in the year 1935 lawyer Wilson of Des Moines was paid $30,315.63 for legal services. The records In court houses all over Iowa disclose thai the service rendered was bringing foreclosure action against financially distressed farm owners. House File No. 2 was a bill creating a state tax upon personal net incomes. It provoked one of the hardest fought contests ever waged In the Iowa Senate. Wilson of Des Moines voted "yes" on every unfriendly amendment, and on the question, "Shall the bill pass?" he voted "no." (See pages 888 to 938 of the Iowa Senate Journal, 44th General Assembly.) House File No. 1, dated February 7, 1934, commonly referred to as the three-point tax revision law, was a bill creating the sales tax, personal net income, and corporate income tax. During the long discussion, debate, and consideration of am- mendments, Wilson of Des Moines consistently supported the allocation of the proceeds back to property taxpayers on the basis of taxes paid Had his ideas prevailed, the corporate, out of state, large holders of city real estate, the utility and other large taxpayers would have received even more of the proceeds than was authorized under the law as passed. (See pages 848-917 of the Iowa Senate Journal under date of February 7, 1934.) l Wilson Against Labor and Iowa Industry Senate File No. 109 was a bill granting the use of highways for pipe lines similar to the privilege now given telephone and telegraph lines. Wilson of Des Moines was the author of this bill. Wilson Against Independent Merchant House File No. 311, dated April 23. 1935, was a bill levying a tax upon chain stores. Wilson of Des Moines voted for every unfriendly amendment (See pages 1196-1206 of the Iowa Senate Journal under date of April 23,1935.) Wilson for Utilities House File No. 151, popularly known as the Simmer bill, was a bill /granting to cities and towns the right to build municipal light and power plants and to pay for them out of current earnings. Wilson of Des Moines voted for all unfriendly amendments, and on the question, "Shtll the bill pass?" Wilson of Des Moines voted "no". (See page 710 of the Iowa Senate Journal under date of March 13, 1931). House File No. 43. dated February 7, 1934, was a bill permitting cities and towns to own and operate their own telephone system. This bill died in the sifting committee of the Iowa Senate where the rules required a two-third vote to withdraw it. Though a constitutional majority of thirty members of the senate voted to withdraw this bill, Wilson of Des Moines on every roll call voted "no." Senate File No. 24, dated December 6. 1933, was a bill compelling large telephone companies such as the Bell Telephone Company to connect with farm and small town co-operative lines and to give them long distance service. Upon the question, "Shall the bill pass?" Wilson of Des Moines voted "no." (See page 271 of the Iowa Senate Journal under date of December 6. 1933). Senate File No. 267, dated March 12. 1935, was a bill authorizing the city of Des Moines to purchase the bankrupt Street Railway Company. Wilson of Des Moines was author of the bill. (See page 459 oft the Iowa Senate Journal under date of March 12. 1935). Wilson on Economy House File No. 368, dated April 10, 1931, was a bill popularly known as the Elliott bill, requiring 5 per cent mandatory reduction of property taxing bodies. On the question, "Shall the bill pass?" Wilson of Des Moines voted "no." (See page 1291 of the Iowa Senate Journal under date of April 10, 1931). House File No. 218, dated April 2. 1929, was a bill popularly known as the salary grab bill. On the question. "Shall it pass?" Wilson of Des Moines voted "yes." (See page 1144 of the Iowa Senate Journal under date of April 2, 1929). It Is significant that the Republican platform is studiously silent on all issues that might be affected by the above record. The Republican state platform, the voting record of candidate Wilson of Des Moines and a portion of his personal business activity are in perfect harmony. The Score Card of Ex-United States Senator L.J.DICKINSON versus The People of Iowa AGAINST - Social Justice Farmer Labor Unemployed Iowa RECORDED VOTE The Republican Party is still the BOSS-CONTROLLED Party VOTED: Against Fanner — On Bill making cattle basic commodity (HR7478) ....NO On Bankhead Cotton Control Bill ....................... , ....... NO On Bill making Sugar Basic Commodity ....... .. ........... Absent Frazier Amendment to include Farm Mortgages in Bankrupcty Bill ....... ........ _ ...... . ................................... NO Loans to Tenant Farmers .................................................. NO Proposal to Retain Price Fixing powers of AAA _______ NO Compromise AAA agreement ................... .... ...... . ........... Absent Soli Conservation Bill (paired) ......... .............................. Against Frazler-Lemke Bill ........................................... , .............. . Absent Bill to Strike Out Rural Rehabilitation ...................... Absent AGAINST DISTRESSED AND UNEMPLOYED— Unemployment Relief Bill, March 30. 1933 (bill passed) ........................................................................ ........ N O Cutting Amendment to Relief Bill appropriation . NO LaFollette Amendment to Relief Bill 2-8-34 . . NO Amendment for Distribution of Meat to Relief ...... NO Bill to Cut Work Relief to Unemployed ................... .. YES Relief Appropriation Bill 6-1-35 ....... . ....... > ....... AbMnt Proposal to Return Relief to States ..... ...... , ............. Jlbseot AGAINOT LABOR— Housing BUI S-3794 to Aid Low Coat Housing NO Wagner Labor Relations Act ......... . NO Guffey-Snyder Coal Bill .... ...... , ......... " ...... Absent Housing and Slum Clearance Bill 6-18-36 . Absent Motion to Take up Guffey Coal Bill (paired) ..!..,.Z.Ags4n»t AGAINST THE PEOPLE OF IOWA— Voted to drop contribution to Old Age Assistance to states ...................................................... YES Voted to eliminate Death Sentence clause for Hoidtnif Companies. Voted for Companies . YES LaFollette Amendment Tax on Higher Incomes ' NO Start Surtax on $14,000.00 salaries ...... McKellar Amendment to Eliminate Tax Exempt Securities ................. Municipal Bankruptcy Bill to Assist Needy Com-" munities ................. ' Absent Permit RFC Loans for Municipal Power Plants ......... NO Loans for 100% Liquidation of frozen bankdeposlU In closed Banks (Vandcnbcrg Amendment) ........ NO WAR AND PEACE— ill! Senator Guy M Gillette Fought Por (1) Agriculture ( 4) Unemployed (J) (5) Iowa VOTE FOB GUV M. GILLETTE WJB UNITED STATES SENATOR AND KEEP IOWA

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