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•.'••-* A few Novel StoritM , XMAS . BRIEFS HI White gained a great repntw- tlon as a roaster of ducks on Christmas, Day but there is A sf dry behind it all. Hi received a fine Mallard as a present. Mis wife, Helen, was helping out daring Christinas rush at a local stofe, and Hi told her he would cook the duck.. He did, by taking it to a local bakery, where the dressing as msde and roasting done. After that he took the duck Home, put it in USe oven, and waited for the guests to arrive* Then he proudly carried the tasty, brown morsel out and put it nh the table, alleging that he himself had done the roasting. * * * Christmas mall out of Swea City was the heaviest in recent years, according to Postmistress Ida Larson. The peak of the rush was reached during the middle of last week. On Tuesday afternoon, the last mall out totalled 36 pouches and nearly 4,000 Christmas cards were sent, addressed to points in 38 different states. A double force was on duty all week. * * * Harry Beed, hardware merchant at Tltonka, had a bad start for bis Christmas aeaoon. He accidentally stepped into the opening of a trap door leading to his store basement last Thursday, suffering Injuries to his face and hip, and several sprains. * * * • : A trockload of Bancroft CCC boys enroute home Monday evening, after striding Christmas at their respective homes south of here, were forced to spend Monday night in a local cafe when the driver decided It would be dangerous to try to get any further north in the blizzard. The cafe management provided them with magazines, and the boys spent an enjoyable night, continuing on Tuesday morning. Robert Welter of Wesley received an unusual Christmas present from his brother, Edward, who lives in Oregon. It was a native evergreen tree from that state. * '• • Hollls W. Trainer, former Hurt and Algona resident, now located at Grand Rapids, Minn., got an unexpected Christmas present. Someone stole his new car at Grand Rapids, friends here were informed. He didn't mind the loss of the car so much—It was insured—but he had hi* fishing tackle in it. $700,000 A. A. A. CASH IS COMING "'Conservation benefit checks, long awaited, are definitely on their way. About 80 per cent of the application blanks, which the cooperating farmers must sign to get their checks, have arrived. To stave off a flood of applicants for. their money, officials of the soil " ice In Algon* taotta Upper Jie* jfflomes: Established 1865 ALGONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER.29,1938 Eight, Pages VOL. 35.—NO. 52 John Byson Wins First Place in DeKalb Co. U. S. Hybrid Contest Kossuth Fanner Outranks Hundreds of Entries From Corn Belt With 178.26 Bu. Average Per Acre ' John Byson, well known Koasuth county farmer, whose place Is located just at the east edge of the Algona city limit*, on highway 18, ha» been awarded the first price in the corn belt contest for the best yield of corn from a five acre field sponsored by the DeKalb Hybrid Seed Cora Co. of DeKalb, HI., for-fill user* of their hybrid corn. The yield which brought Byson a first prize award of a brand new, 1039 Chevrolet master deluxe sedan, average 178.26 bushels per acre. John has not received the car yet, because he still haa to name the color he wants. His price whining field had been seeded to alfalfa, but Wa* plowed only Oils spring, and planted to corn on May 16tti. He used no fertiliser. In making contest entries it was necessary to have witnesses as corn samples were taken, and all entries submitted were notarized by witnesses. Entries In the contest of the DeKalb concern came from all states In corn belt: Iowa, Indiana, Missouri, Minnesota, Illinois, South Dakota and Nebraska. This to the first publication of contest reMdto In the United States, as the DeKalb company has not a« yet officially released the news. Moving pictures of Mr. Byson and his .new car have been taken for publicity, purposes by the company. Swerves to Avoid Crash, Nearly Plunges in Stream The auto of Orady Phillips of] Algona was forced Into the mill race west of highway No. 169 in west Humboldt, Friday night of last week, news dispatches from Humboldt state. The car hung with its back wheels in the race where the water is from ten to fifteen feet deep, but was prevented from fall- Ing in by the front wheels that caught on a small tree on the bank. The car was damaged, but Phillips escaped without injury. It is stated that Phillips was driving south on 169 enroute to Fort Dodge when a car said to carry Kossuth county numbers drove onto the paving.. It came from the business section of Humboldt, and reached the paving at the intersection Just south of the Beck Service Station. It was evidently traveling at a higher rate of speed than the law permits, for its driver attempted to stop it but when he set his brakes the car skidded over onto the west side of the paving In the path of the Phillips car. Phillips tried to dodge it and In d6!ng so turned his car off the paving, toward the mill race that parallels the highway at that point His car also skidded on the ice and snow and turned around twice. The last turn brought it to the edge. of the race and it would have plunged in had its front wheels not caught on a small tree on the bank. As Phillips struggled to release himself from his car the driver of the other auto is said to have turned his car north and to have informed the people at the Beck station that an "auto is in trouble back there", and speeded away. While it is believed that he drove a Kossuth county car, nothing else is known of him or his identity. The Phillips car was taken to the Newbrough garage in Dakota City where It is being repaired. PETE SCHUMACHER CALLS MOTHER IN GERMANY, XMAS Sends Voice 7,500 Miles as Unusual Present; Says 'Folks Were' 'Pretty Excited" About Call Pete Schumacher of Whlttomori- had an unusual Christmas and gave an unusual Christmas present to his mother, brother and sister In Germany. He called them by long ditance, overseas telephone, Sunday. Pete put the call In at 9 a. m.. and got his mother on the phone at 5:45 p. m. The delay was accaslon- ed by a number of calls put In ahead of his. He got New York In a minute, but had to wait his turn after that. Call Cost $19.70 The total cost for a three minute conversation was $19.70, Pete says, but was well worth it. The call had to travel a distance of some 7,500 miles. Previous to making the call ho wrote to Germany and told his mother and relatives what he planned on doing, to make sure they were all present. "My mother was pretty excited," said Pete, "but I could understand everything that was said." It has been over 12 years since he saw his folks In Germany, and then he made a trip over there to see them. Long Distance Popular Fred Tlmftt, local telephone manager, says that j.w)d use was made of the special ratal over the holiday for long distance calls. Last year, calls to California flooded the wires, but this year special arrangements for additional service facilities were made, and calls went through in rapid fire order. Painters Badly Hurt in Fall From Scaffold Here Precautionary measures by city i usual 225 revolutions per minute power plant men saved one Algona speed Morlan would have undoubted- mnn from certain death Tuesday and possibly the life of a second when Leo Mergen nnd Andy Morim, painters, fell from the scaffolding on which they were working in the light plant. Morlan, who was lucky to escape with only a broken ankle would liavc almost certainly been hilled if the new 1,000 horsepower diesel en- pine hud been running. He fell from the scaffolding upon the end bearing of the shaft which carries the big armature of the dynamo. , A heavy canvas cover over the bear- Ing Is believed to have broken his fall somewhat for although he then fell off the bearing Into the dynamo pit he received only a broken ankle and other bruises, the full extent of which were not determined. The big engine had been running part of the night and when the painters came to work, C. U. Pollard, superintendent of public works, ordered It shut off. Had the blades of the dynamo been whirling at their been torn to pieces before th» ponderous machinery could be stopped. Mcrgcn, who fell upon the guard railing around the dynamo pit seemed more seriously hurt. He suffered a broken wrist and possible Injuries to his back. Both men were tnken immediately in an ambulance to a local hospital. The two men, who work for Bert Deal, local painter, were washing the walls of the building preparatory to painting the section of the ptant rebuilt to accommodate the recently installed engine. They had set up two ladders with a plank running across. As they worked water dripped own upon the smooth concrete floor and the ladders slipped out from under the men. Mr. Deal, their employer, carries employers liability compensation so the city Is protected from loss. It is the first time In 25 years that any one of his employees have been Injured while working, Mr. Deal said. Cat Comes Home For Christmas After 7 Months Lost May, "Toby", hefty and virile tomcat at the C. H. Swnn- son homo, left the house nnd did not return. The night before Christmas the Swnnsons hoard a strange sound at the back door. They opened It. Thorp stood "Toby", who nonchalantly walked Into tho house. "Dutch" Swamon, upon returning home, wax Informed by his wife of thp return of the traveler. "Wihere has IIP been," askrtl DuU-h. "I don't 1<now, he didn't say," rrpllrd !\tadg<\ And Toby dowd peacefully on the rug, an though hV had merely hern gone a few hours. C. B. MURTAGH RETIRES JAN. 12 Murtagh Leaves Comptroller's Post 4-H CLUBS OF COUNTY ELECT Election of officers by several Kossuth county 4-H clubs took place last week. At Bancroft, Mary Frances Inman was named president of the Busy Pals. Betty Shilttngton was named vice president; Elizabeth Ann Inman, secretary-treasurer Dorothy Shilllngton, reporter, and Dorothy Mescher, historian. New Law Firm, Linnan And Lynch, Formed Here Prominent Attorney Withdraws from Firm of Sullivan, McMahon & Linnan First of Year An Important change In local legal circles will take place the first of the year, according to the announcement matte today by Attorney L. E. Linnan that he Is leaving the aw firm of Sullivan, McMahon & Lfrinan on that date, to form a new partnership with Joseph E. Lynch of Herlngton, Kansas, under the firm name of "Linnan & Lynch." Mr. Linnan has been a member of the firm of Sullivan, McMahon & Linnan since 1921. The firm, originally Sullivan & McMahon, was organized by the late J. W. Sullivan and S. E. McMahon in 1894 and ras widely known throughout north- central Iowa. After Mr. Linnan Joined the firm the name was changed to Sullivan, McMahon & Linnan and continued until- the death of Mr. Sullivan In 1931.' Since that time the full firm name has been carried, but S. & McMahon and Mr, I4wian. hay« bten %9 sol Bone !•• Charlie "M> receive nO- _ ie mail telling them go to get their papers ilroller in ad* ilete control Charlie U position, Cflnsptrolter tittfted as one the large am- UT refusing to Wilson baa ent of Rred who ____ secretary-treasurer; Lavotme Rtngsdorf and Ttuth McFarland, historians, and Marilyn iiOng, report " 187 Get the complaining witness the can waa dismissed. Mrs. Hewitt th*n instituted divorce proceeding* in' district court. Al>o seeking a divorce la Bertha C. Dattman from her husband, George C. Dettman. Cruel and Inhuman „„.„„...-«, 'Seenw to be"parti'ciJariy well qualified for the position. There is some talk that the office of comptroller will be abolished by the new republican administration. Once Anchor Man, H. D. A. Lender Work . Union Alothlana choso Frances Sorenson as S presl4«nt, Betty Tur cr an vitie president, Mildred Elmori as secretary- treasurer, Eileen Lau j rence, hlstoria^v 1 Lots Gardner;' re i] porter. -'.--',. At Lotts CreWt the newly organ i| Ized Lassies elected Anna Mae But ler as . president^ Alda Haack, vice president, DorotKjr WlchLcnduhl secretary and treasurer, and Phylll: Gengler, historian. County Conservation Meeting at Lu Verne The Koisuth County Conservation League .will • hold- its first meetln for W» at LuVerpe on Tuesday -.women; •trato-i On? hundred in Koswith ,lng as program frvfe*, •. :piled by *u exten»lon ; 'figure* com*, " tton Hicks, „, ____ „-.-. , , _. en received], training that wffl -eiMflllle them, 'to present th« uame.J«»»on to women In their own <rtfiii | flnin'frl'rff. - j .. • Women who attended the first training «hool Jrorj£fbJ« part, of the T Lola ScufTham, Mrs.;H.J, Bode, Mrs. W. H. Altvegf,,ai|r8. C. E. Priebe, Mrs. Agnea ' ^Seeley, Mrifc Claude Seeley, Mrs. Stanley Keith, Mrs. •VMayne Keith, Mrs. Clffton Benschoter and Mrs. A. R. Gardner, all of Plum Creek township; Mrs. W. I. Dodds, Mrs. Harvey Held, Mrs. Earl Taylor, and Mrs. Barl Miller, all of Union township. Mrs. Ralph Brown, Mrs. Harold Chamberlain, Mrm. Cloy M. Cox, Mrs. Loren Brown, Mrs. J. M. Cox, Mrs. W, J- Barr, Mrs. Q«o. Hackman, Mrs. fElraer C. Potter, Mrs. A. J. Brown, " Joseph E. Lynch HELD FOR feme: servli S.H.M°NUTT, 84, LAID TO REST S. H. McNutt, a pioneer resident of Algona and Kossuth county, was laid to rest Tuesday afternoon, following funeral services at the Congregational church. Rev. D. R MaV- tln preached the funeral sermon. Burial was In Rtvervlew cemetery. Mr. McNutt passed away Satur- lay, December 24th, at his home in Algona. He was 84 years of age. Surviving are his widow, and two ons, S. H. McNutt, Jr., professor at owa State College, and George, a eterlnarlan In Seattle, Washlng- on. Born in Fa. Mr. McNutt was born August 28, 854, In Indiana county. Pa. His mother died when he was two and one-half years old, and when a young man he started In the prlnt- ng business, but the Civil War caused the plant to close. He then went to farming, and In 1885 moved west. That same year he was married and began farming In Kossuth county. He farmed until 1918, when the family moved to Ames while the two sons were attending college , and moved back to Algona In 1923, where he had since resided. Old Friend* Pallbearers Pallbearers were old friend* Of the deceased: Lcn and Art Crulkshank, Frank Hoflus, Harry Ward, Chester Bailey and Joe Rlcker. Mr. McNutt, In late years, had been a close follower of current events, bo?n local and national, .and —* - --•• ~'-"' held Monday afternoon at the Methodist church for Mrs. Jane Stauff- ncher who died Thursday night at Rochester. She had had an operation for ball stones there the Frl day previous but died from pneu monla which followed the operation. She was 68 years old and was survived by three children, Harry. Lu Verne; Mrs. Anne Attlg. Wesley, and Mrs. Laura Short, Prim- Khar, and ISvs grandchildren. Her husband, Dietrich Stuuftachcr, proceeded her in death over 15 years ago. She wan u member of tho Methodist church ana the pastor of that church, the Rev. Harvey Nel- aon, officiated at the services. She was aleo oraclr of the local Royal .Neighbor lodge and had been recently re-'elecUid to that office| NO CHRISTMAS , CHEER FOR 7 IN COURT HERE ' Liquor Raids In Wesley, Swea City Made Last Week by Combined Of- 'ficers Too much Christmas cheer of various natures resulted in five Kos- v.ith county men and one woman appearing here in justice courts last week. A search warrant was sworn out for the premise! owned by, a. seventh but a ' nothing found" answer was made. Federal and sta'.e agents and local authorities participated in the series of liquor raids In which Leo Ludwlg, Wesley, Df. C. A. Lundquist of Swea City, Henry W. Mayland and Mrs. Henry W. Mayland of Titonka were Implicated. On the premises of Leo Ludwlg nothing was found, agents reported. However, the party of state and federal men reinforced by Sheriff Casey Loss and Deputy Sheriff Art Cogley went up to Swea City whera they raided the residence of Dr. C. A. Lundquist. The doctor waa arrested and along with him, Mr. and Mrs, Mayland of Tltonka, First Stop—Wesley Federal agent, George Dickey, came up to Kossuth county Tuesday, stopping at Wesley where he arrested Ollie Klrschbaum and made a friutless raid on the Ludwlg residence. Thursday, federal agent R. C Reko and State Investigator W. P. Haley came to Algona, where they/ were joined by Sheriff Casey Loss and Deputy Art Cogley, the combined party journeying to Swea City to arrest Dr. Lundquist. While they were taking the latter into custody Mr. and Mrs. Mayland and Fred Smith of Tttonka came upon the scene and were also arrested, Smith; being later released. A total of four pints of alcohol the officers allege, was found in Dr. Lundqulst's possession. Maylaad had about a quart of alcohol an* his wife a half pint bottle pa|tftT full of alcohol which she wa« caffti** ng In her purse, they said. All thrcf had been arrested previously" ore similar charge* About tww year»i ago, Dr. Lundquist was fined approximately $476 for Illegal possession. Bond was set r,t ;i,OOD > tor Dr. Lundquist and Mayland and $200 for Mrs. Mayland. The two men furnished bond and Mrs, Mayland was released on her own reeognU evening, January 3, 1939. TWs be the regular annual meeting of the j league, and it is expected that omc-, 'era will be elected and Installed anfl plan* laid for the new year. Plans -will include preliminary' work on the annual Field Day as well as predator hunts and £ber matters. Jt has also b«en suggested that the league rtag* ;it Winter, carnival or other form of get togethes and doubtlesfcthis -will also be discussed at the meeting. The Lu Verne chapter of the league will be hosts to the county league, for this meeting and have promisuS' an interesting -program. 'M*«. DwTght Hardgrove and I Brown. oD of Cwcp town *7~; ^ <*- — - — • • W*Ot -1 Victor Johiwon, Friday On Friday :k occnrred th* Johnson aj his ' to gf Swea Ct_ _j the-cause df de*Uh and .one daughter, Mrs, Swea Ctty; survive,*"" Hens, over 6 Ibs. Bens, 4 to 8 ibs Hens, un*er -4 Ibs 'j hcas over 4% ... 4'4'i. Springs; Tpavy, over 5 Ib Springs, 4 to 5 Svwxt City tot Siturdfty evening." He suffered only and Mr*. Matt Weydort of I minor injuries. The machine plong- tbe paottxors oJE the ed from a blind road end Into a ditch. The car was badly damaged. Leghorn spring* Sprbiga, under 4 Husband of Pioneer** Daughter Succumbs Albert Tuttle, husband of Anna Catherine Jeanson, the latter • daughter of old Captain Jeanson, one of the early founder* of Kossuth county and directly responsible for the settlement of ftreaOty, passed away in Des Molnea, Mon* day morning. A hwwrt attack prey-, ed fatal. * Funeral services were held «$ D«s Moines, Wednesday. 8,64O Candy Gift* ToKid*Here, Xraas A 'total Jtf 8,840 parcels 61 candy were handed out during the holiday auaonn by .Santa Claua, working under special orders of ' the Algona Chamber .of •Commerce, Mnjor Saul reports. •Boxes barb, suckers and other treats \t«re issued during the ten days preceding Christmas. A)gorat's annual Mistletoe-day, on Friday t>t last week, occasioned con- siderubii! fun. A few persons took advantage of the mistletoe decorations kround the city, 'that are known, nnd probably much more advantage was taken of the situation that is not known—which !s probably ju*t as well. In Kossuth county.] Mr. Lynch, new;' partner of. Mr Linnan, comes from Heriagton, Kan Jeaa, where he has been highly sue cessful in his /profession and en joyed a wide' practice. H*. is gradual? from the Kansas University law school In 1914 and haa been actively practicing his profrssion *n Herlngton since that dot*, except for sonic ten months during the \MorM War when ho served In the U. & Navy. . Ho has sewed as City Attorney of Herlngton, has been active in Bar Association work, be- ing'the past president ot the Central Kansas Bar Association. He is also a member of Che American Bar Aa- soclation, Kansas State "Bar Association, and Dickinson County Bar Association. He is a charter member and part-president of the Rotary club at Herington,' member of the Knights of ColnrnbUB, anti'an active worker In the American Legion. In the last ejection Mr. Lynch was a candidate for Judge rif 'the Kansas Supreme Conrt, and although defeated, the nomination pays 'high tribute to his 'legal ability., Mr. Lynch is not an entire stranger In Mgona., as ~t/lrv. "Lynch 'Jij a sister of A. H. Borchardt, well- known Algona druggist, -. and the Lynch'* have visited here 'on suy- eral occasions. They have a family of four children, three girls and a boy, the uldost girl, being a freshman at the University of Kansas. Mr. Lynch will move his family to Algona us soon as a suitable house can bt located. HOG8 Best light butch., 180-220 ........ 7.00 Wed- heavy, 220-2SO . ., ............... 6.85 Hvy. "buUib., -280-ZfO ........ . ......... 6.70 Hvy. butchers, 270?280 ............... 8.55 ilvy. butchers, 290-328 ................ 6.45 Heavy butchers, 325-350 ............ 6.35 Heavy butchers, 350-400 ............ 6.25 Packing sows, 275-350 ............... . 0.20 Packing sows, 35&-400 ................ 6.10 •Packing BOWS, 400-590 ................ 5.90 2:76-3.75 5.00-7.00 4.00-5.00 6.50-7.50 7.50-8.50 i.50-5.50 $.42 3U .38'/ij .20^4 30 V<sal eatv*s ... ......... ,.....-. ...... $5.00-8.00 Cfenners and cutter* ' fetock stew» Fit cows .. ............... pat yeaj-Ungs Bfct steer* ................. Bulla GRAIN No. 2 white corn ....... .. No. 2 yellow corn ...... No. 2 mixed corn ....... . No. 3 white oats ... ..'.*.., Bprley, No. 3 •/• EGGS Henncrya No. i ....... ' No. 2 Cash cream — i . NQ. J 22fi Swea City Cagers Win 10th Straight Swea City: ChalHng up their tenth consecutive victory this sen- son, the Swea City Trojans won over Ledyard by one point Friday night, score It to IS, Tho score at the half was 12 to 4 in favor of Swea City, Jtet Ledyard staged a sensa : tional rally and ran up eight points In the last, half. Swea Ci»y seconds won 30 to IS. NEWMEMBERSOF FIREDEPT. Reorganization of the Algona fire department was completed Tuesday night when eight new members were voted Into the company, officers* elected, and by-laws of the department'drawn up. The new fireohief, Ralph Elbert, named Harold Stephcnson assistant chief,'Frank" Ostrum hydrant man, and Ray Barton, electrician. At the meeting Frank Ostrum was elected president of'the company and Ira Kohl, secretary-treasurer. New members elected to the Bra company are Bob Spencer. Bernard Bperaw, H. Johnapn, Donald Palmer, Stanley McDonald, Harold Roth, Tom! Holme* and Joe Dunn. Members who are retained from the original volunteer department are Ralph Elbert, Harold Stephenson, Frank Ostrum, Ira Kohl, Earl Bowman, Harlan Ogsbee, Ray Barton and Harry Barton. ' The telephone central office hua been instructed as to the personnel of the new department and the name*'of the members who were honorably retired were taken off the fire call list. In the latter group are the former chief, Oscar Anderson, Frank Kohlhaas, Lloyd Muckey, George St. John, Harry McMurray and C. C. Wright. v The newly organized company will meet once a week during January und on the first warm Uay will drill. Inspections of property for fire hazards will begin the first of the year, Chief Elbert said. Inspections will be made at irregular intervals, according to the council's plun, so that property owners will not be "dressed.. U P" ' or the occasion. Myers Here Dennis Myers, head line coach, at Brown University, was in Algona the first of the week for a few days' visit with tab parents, Mr. and' Mrs. Wm. My«r, and old Algona friends.' Dennis stopped in Chicago Wednesday for the National Coaches' convention. He was to bo one of the speakers at the meeting last tvtning. As a high school Btudei4 here Detuiia made a name tar htlBself as a silver ton- gund orator, Algo»a Relatives M Rlee pf Bloomington apeixt Chrlatniaa lu AJgona at at th* home of Her broth- -1s w, P.- P. Zerfass and her i«r, N... Cr Rice.'- Miss Rice. taught in AtKona a. number of i " 1 '--- "---- ail ilftalruotor fpr of subscription expire betw«8n Jan uary 1 and February 1. W« appreciate prompt payment of renewals, and the notices are not duns but simply reminders of the time of ex- pi rution. Shellmandine To At Harlan, Iowa ' The Rev, L. V. Shellmandine, who has beep rector at the St. Thomas Episcopal church and the Spencer church during the past flve years will take a new pastorate jit H»r> Ian ajjout the first of the year. His successor will be a rector from Reno, Nevada, who is expected hett) in the next ten days or so. Father Shellmandine has mud£ many friends here who will regret his lcavij)jj t '.iund wish him well in the* new location. w ^F* w ~*\ > -» r Driving Can* Hfeftrd • Three other men bad tix> .... Christiriaa "cheer" and one of then* was bound over to district court, Spencer Cox, Lake Mills, Iowa, wa» arrested on a charge of operating A motor vehicle while Intoxicated and after waiving preliminary hearing his bond was set at $500, Spencer Cox, arrested last week tor driving, a motor vehicle white Intoxicated, won taken before the Judge of the di»t- . rict court Wednesday and sentenced to pay a fine of $800 o* Berve a term in Jail at the rate- of $3 1-3 per day Cox's arrest oanu> as the result of all accident In which hi* oar collided: with a pump In the flUlnff •!*»•. tton operated by Hfrold Ood- fredson near Lakota, . . ,/- ' Noble Syverson, his companion^-, was arregted, charged) with druafe* * enness and-Ordered to pay aflntt of' • $100* or spend 80 day* in Jail. 1C A** Clark, Clarion, was arrested m «*• charge of reckless driving.ftnd upon 1 , being found guilty ordered- to pay «l ' fine of $100 or serve 30 days fn jjMU FffiSTlUZZARD ! OF WINTER IS SOON SUBDUED The winter's worst blizzard struck Kfcasuth county, Monday, making visibility for automobile drivers, and causing the first concentrated use of both slate and county ."•now plows In this vicinity. Wednesday, however, the plow* had (lone their work well, and practically all drifts on both state and county roads were cleared. Some remote ami seldom used county roads still had some drifts to be defeated, but they will probably be cleared out by today. ITbe week'* weatherty* ^B»t* High Low 8n» Dec. 21 27 17 Deo, 22 26 Dee. 23 • 32 Dec. 24 29 Defi- 2 ? :.., 34 Deo. 29 ...'..., ( 37 Forecuats for the remainder of this week Indicated cold, but prat ably fair weather, ,< Anderson Cafe Bold - iSale of tho Anderson Cafe to Mrt,. Anna Shipley, formerly of Wesley, Vfas announced this week. The new owner wiJJ tnke possession on Friday <ff this week. Mrs! Anderson will ttiiVf devote her entire time to the new "Chrome" filling station and cafe, - .••••• Stores dose Monday "BBa"'* ~' ' ft " qjitte« states. St, Benedict; Party -? V «t. Benedict; Lftdkf, of the %. Benudiet pa»-lah art* spoj^sorljig- a purty next Sunday evening, J*B. 1. Everyone is invited. A lunch will be served. 15 20 18 18 Q .05 ,1.10 St. Benedict Visitors St. Benedict: Henry Gi-and1cr.n?t" of Bancroft. Mlldre-1 and'jphn of Algona wero Chrl»tr\-u visitor* a| their home. Cletus Dorr t<t £«»•» ctoft and Ralph of LuV*«ruo. wum at their home. Mr. and Mrs. jfah^$ Shea an4 fanujy pf pancro/t were at Carrie Ej-igksaiu: «Is» f and Jeromu ^rduian a,t the Briekspna. Marcise Mauiaij of I erniore wus at the Cht^r. honi<!, iiud tlio Oacar 3imcui» .tnport at Mra Mwj-y Sjijioj we south of Aigoua, btartlu

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