SWEA CITY LODGE ELECTS OFFICERS Cur- a , ry "• al -< A. v.; John Roths, J. \, M», Secretary and A. jr."< New offlcefg of th( are Mrs. L. A. Hag. Srlfflth, W. P.; ; Harold Jones, secretary; Mrs. T™,. -—•-"— Urw ! M "- .u Jones, conductress; i. Vatw, conductress. In t i are »P«- ing the week In Forest City at the parental Nelson and Watson homes h^ffi r0l - Cr , u l kl!hank !s spending r! H» n «.« ys ,, wlth h £T aunt - «"• td JH TO* » e , re - Cart>1 ls en ™- cultur* Wftterlo ° sch001 »' beauty «, s and the Arlp fi Falrmont 'Pent Christ- In Chicago at the home of two other Seylar children, John and Winnie (Mrs. John Heersema.) r, . Christmas with the A! &.*£ .1 eSl her P arei »ts, here. The occasion was a double celebra- a Christmas party at the Dahl home Glfts „ evening's entertainment -»mhi » Jean «tte Wilson will be Interested to learn of her marriage which occurred Dec. 26 *» » Mr. Harold of Bristow. Miss Wilson formerly made her home here. She will continue to teach during the remainder of the school and OIson « went to St Paul by bus Monday rooming for a week's visit with their sisters, Hannah, Esther and Alice • ° "I 8 em P |ove <' In the Twin Cities. The five sisters will go from there to Bancroft on New Year's day to spend the holiday with their brother. Reuben and sisters, Anna and Mrs. D. 1 Frie£s. 55 Attend Cresco Mothers Xmas Party Plfty-flve attended the Christmas party by members and families of the Cresco Mothers and Daughters club held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd A. Vipond Tuesday evening. Assisting hostesses were the Mesdames James Vipond, R. E. Morgan and Lewis Robinson. Program committee consisted of Mesdames J. A, Fraser. E. C. Potter and O. S. Moore. Games and contests were Down on JITTERBUG Th* Council .?" j n< ? , U " Jitterbug! That Is - •'-Efslon of the on dancing In K regulation of , .. -7— in Algona the city fathers last Thursday decided ™t everything was all right th« way it Is at the present time so long as the jitterbug is forbid?*" , m . the c<m «n«« of the chief local dance hall. When they dance the jitterbug some of the more informed councllmen explained, property damage is tnreatened to premises below and around the vicinity of the hall. Concussion set up when Tee Post danced the jitterbug was reported to be especially violent When the whole hall full of people dance It the stove in the corner is reputed to jiggle up and down. And not only the jitterbug. 01? J5 ig Apple and old tlme schottlsch are almost as bad. As long as such things are forbidden at the hall there Is no need for further regulation is the opinion of the council, all members concurring. St. Benedict Family Ha* Pre-Xmas Dinner St Benedict: Mrs. Josephine ROF- enmeyer entertained her family at a dinner last Sunday. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Everett Steussy and children of Mason City, Mr. and Mrs. Al Rosenmeyer and child-en and the Art Rosenmeyers. Miss Evelyn Halllgan spent Bunday visiting at the Arend home. The Anderson family of Algona were Sunday guests at the Wm Dunlaps. Mr. and Mrs. Greg Studer were Sunday dinner guests at the John McKennas. The Richard Ferstls were Mason City shoppers last Thursday and the Chas. Stuffllcks last Saturday. Rev. H. Kramer and his housekeeper. Marie Rltzentahler drove 'o Ashton, Iowa, to call on his par- ints. Lorrina Huschka who Is employed at Algona, spent Sunday at the home of her mother, Mrs. Anna Huschka. Frank Erickson and his mother went to LuVerne to assist the Olson family with moving. They left for Hartley Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Magnus Rahm, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Youngwirth and the Ben Dwengers, Algona, spent Thursday at the Cliff Dehnert home in Mason City. John Grandjenett and daughter, Irene, drove to Rockwell to bring the diversion of the evening, the Mrs. Granjenett home Saturday! wlnn«*« K*lnM> %*«*,«..•«_.. ••* ctL_ L_J« . . .^T. . * winners being Mesdames Morgan, Henning, Robinson and Matern. The house was decorated In the season's colors and a tree, gifts and treats for all. Quests were Mr. and Mrs. Julius Prahl of Rock Rapids, Mr. and Mrs. __. A. M. Colllnson, Robert Neville of Algona, Miss Hazel Walker and Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Metzger. A tray luncheon was served, the color scheme being carried out. The next meeting is to be held Jan. 20th at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lew Matern. A holiday party will be held Wednesday evening. Dec. 28 at the community house In charge of Mesdames J. A. Fraser, D. S. Wlldin and O. a Moore, with sandwiches and a covered dish. The Rufus Llndhorsts were at Mason City Tuesday. Fred Beerman, Jr., went Friday for a visit at the home of his sister. Mrs. Clayton Palmer. Carmen, the little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Wellendorf has been 111 the past ten days with a cold find which on Tuesday developed Into pneumonia. Mrs. Estella Sabln who lives on West McGregor street, tripped Tuesday in her basement and injured the blood stream In one limb. She is now confined to her bed. Mr. and Mrs. Julius Prahl of Rock Rapids came Tuesday evening to rpend the holidays with the latter'* sister, Mrs. L. A. Vipond and brother, A. M. Colllnson, and friends. The Algona tipper DM Moines, Algona, Iowa, Dec. 29,1938 North East Kossuth News LARGE CROWD AT Ledyard: The Ledyard auditorium was filled to capacity on Wednesday night when the school children presented a Christmas program. The following children appeared In the program: Ruth Sprout, Kathleen Reece, Marlorle Gable, Mar- Jorle Mayer, Paul Garry, Donald Looft, Melbourne Haag, Howard Kllnkstek, Vernon Dorsey, Jean Gable and groups of children from all grades. Miss Raney was director of the program. Alfred and Raymond Barslou ----- *—• M«y*,»»fc.vfc 11V1J1C UOIUI UikV* | It.*. She had spent a week visiting her ". ight and wcre e daughter there. George Heetlands Nick Wltte and son who formerly had a grocery store here, is visiting his brother and family, the John Wittes. They had attended the funeral for their sister at Stacyvitle Saturday. Mr. Wltte lives near'St. Cloud, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Venteicher and children of Stacyvllle, Iowa, wcre over Sunday visitors at the Gco. Arndorfer home. Mrs. Venteicher and Mrs. Arndorfer as sisters. Mary Ann Venteicher is assisting with the household duties at the Arndorfer home during the Illness of Mrs. Arndorfer. spent from Wednesday to Friday with their brother, Wilfred Barslou and family at? Boy River, Minn. Friends of Mrs. Carl Hammer are pleased to hear that she Is recuperating at this time. / Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Green are the parents of a daughter born on Thursday at the Kossuth hospital, Algona. Several relatives gathered at the u A. Barslou home Tuesday night to help L. A. Barslou and his daughter, Mrs. Howard Morton and her daughter, Karon, celebrate their birthdays. Chinese checkers furnished entertainment. Lunch was erved at a late hour. Mr. and Mrs. George Thompson and Duane went to Sioux City early Saturday morning to spend Christmas with the Milton Thompsons and Kenneth Thompson. They plan :o be gone several days and while n the city will call on the F. O. Johnsons, former Ledyard pastor. Lakota Children Present Operetta Lakota: The grade Christmas operetta, "The Magi's Gift", was presented in the school auditorium last week Tuesday evening to a large crowd and was a very beautiful 'reduction. Delia Erickson, music «acher, directed the play and was assisted by the Misses Chlpman, Shaw, Awe and Odelund, all of the 'acuity. The rhythm band of llt- le folks directed by Dorothy Schroeder, 10 years old. the mixed >orothy Ukena and Arllss Heet- and played a piano duet. Mrs. John Meyer, Sr.. Is not In he best of health and her daugh- er, Mrs. Rudolph Morrison of Al- >ert Lea Is making an indefinite fisit here. The high school basketball teams ilayed on the home floor Thursday venlng. the boys winning from Burt 38 to 16 and the girls winning rom Titonka 36 to 15. (Marjorle Johnson and the young >eople of the intermediate Christian Endeavor went caroling Friday _,_«.. ._., entertained at the "s later in the evening. Lakota Methodists Give Chrwtma* Party Lakota: The Methodist held thel annual family Christmas party a the church last week Wednesday evening with about BO present. The social committee, Mesdames S Warburton, Otto Koppen and D Geltenfeldt were In charge. Games furnished entertainment and the adults exchanged gifts and also the children with Mrs. A. T. Buckels in charge of gift distribution. Mrs George Altlzer was In charge of the gift basket for the Rev. and Mrs Carl Hammer. The Aid society presented them with a gift of money Mrs. Hammer Is still confined to her bed most of the time but Is slowly Improving from her illness. Lakota Presbyterians Plan Men's Supper Lakota^ The men of the Presbyterian church held a meeting at the Jerry Heetlands last week Wednesday evening to formulate plans* for their llth annual men's supper to be held New Year's eve at the church. Jerry Heetland was nam- eu general chairman. Fred Schroeder, kitchen chairman. Jerry Ukena table, George Heetland and Frank Lewis, will be ushers. I. R Wortman and Chris Asmusson, cashiers and Lou Tbaves and Ray Smith, head the coffee makers. The regular menu will be served. Ledyard Boy Baptized Swea City: Christening services for William Edward, Infant son ol Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Wallentine ol Ledyard were held Dec. 16 at 1m- manuel Lutheran church, Swea City, with Rev. R. C. Swanson in charge. Mr. and Mrs. Theo. Wallentine acted as sponsors. Following the service a family dinner was held at the parental Ole Roalson home with the following guests In attendance: Rev. and Mrs. R. C. Swanson, the Theo. and George Wallentlnes, the Merton and Clayton Roalsons, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Holcomb, (the baby's paternal grandparents), Harold and Doris Roalson and Laila Berg. Richpoint News Mr. and Mrs. Frank Capesius were Sunday and Monday visitors at the home of their daughter, Mrs. L. Hurley, Mason City. Evelyn Black, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Black, came home Tuesday from the State Teachers Col- Starling Bounties To Hunters Who Slew 90,64 Birds Two Kossuth hunters displayed mighty prowess as starling slayerw last week, their feats coming to light when they applied for bounties on the dead birds. Tops was Harold Martlnek of Wesley who caught and killed 90 of the birds in less than an hour, employing no other weapon than a flashlight. Martinek told officials at the auditor's office that he took a flashlight into his i;llo one night and with the light to attract them, killed 90 of the birds, breaking their necks with his hands, in about 10 minutes. With the bounty on starlings at 10 ri'nts apiece, Martinek netted $9.00 by his foray. Another mighty hunter, Eugene Colwell, employing the same method, killed 64 birds. Colwell won the Conservation Leagues' junior predator hunt this summer by slaving a prodigious number of starlings, pocket gophers, crows and foxes. Onlinurily fast fliers and very wary birds, starlings at this time of the year are much more easily caught. They are listed as one of the gangster birds, preying on the nests of others and because of their Walter Sabolf, a student at the university of Dubuque, spoke at the Presbyterian church a week ago Sunday. He Is a native Indian from Sltka, Alaska, and wilVrtturn as a. missionary to his people. Tony Schaper returned last week Mondav from a visit with a sister at Des Molnes and while gone also spent a few days In Chicago. Mrs. Winifred Roberts. Des Molnes, accompanied Mr. Schaper home and will keep house for him. Fern Lewis and Calvin Ukena came home last week Wednesday evening from the University of Dubuque and Thursday, Virgil Smith and friend, Kathleen Walsh, Larry Stafford and Bill Power came and Merlnm Heetland, who teaches at Galena, Illinois, accompanied them home, and will spend a two weeks vacation with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Warburton drove to Burt last week Tuesday afternoon where Mrs. Warburton attended a board meeting of the council of Christian Education and Mr. Warburton visited with Gus Thaves, who Is confined to his bed but expects to be able to be out before uTONKAMAN HURT IN FALL Titonka: Harry Beed, manager of the Beed hardware, suffered shock and minor bruises as the result of a fall down stairs Friday. The accident occurred at the store. Mrs. Beed had gone down to the basement on an errand and had left the basement door open. Mr. Beed, who does not see well, returned to the store sooner than had been expected and walked right into the opening caused by the lifted door. He was unconscious for some time. It will be necessary for him to stay in bed for several weeks. Clarence Cooper has been named the n* wtotanagerof «ieFarmers Elevator at Thor, Iowa. For ten years, MIT Cooper has worked as assistant manager of the Farmers Elevator at Titonka. His new duties will begin January 1st Many college students are home fo rthe holiday vacation. Those from Ames are Arthur Boyken, Lorraine Peterson and Clark Miller; Iowa City, Watson Hamstreet; Cedar Falls, Betty Budlong, Harriet Schram, Ruth Welhousen and Dorothy Budlong; from Stephens College, Columbia, Mo., Jean French. Son of Former Lakota Folks Killed Lakota: Robert Newby, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Newby of Lake Mills, former residents ot the Lakota vicinity, was instantly killed last week, when he was struck by a car on his way home from school. He stepped out of the car In which he had been riding, and into the path of another machine. The family formerly lived on a farm now occupied by the C. Q. Fryes. Donate Evergreen to Wesley Yule Spirit Wesley: A large evergreen tree was donated to the town for Christmas by Frank Kouba, Sr., Carl Johnson and Paul Frlberg. The tree was felled In the Kouba yard and placed In the center of main street last week. It is beautlfullly decorated and in readiness for Santa Claus. Paul Frlberg and C. G. Dennis put up the street Christmas light decorations, and the community looks very nice. » ORDINANCE: NO. ass IN ORDINANCE PROVIDING RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR FIRE INSPECTION, PRESCRIBING PRECAUTIONS AGAINST FIRE, CONSTRUCTION OF CHIMNEY FLUES. USE OF COMBUSTIBLE MATERIAL, THE KINDLING, MAINTAINO OR ASSISTING IN MAINTAINING-ANY BONFIRK OR OTHER EXPOSED FIRE WITHIN THE LIMITS OF THE CITY, PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR THE VIOLATION THEREOF AND REPEALING ORDINANCE NUMBER TWO <2) OF CHAPTER NINE (9) OF THE CITY OF ALGONA, IOWA. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ALGONA, IOWA: Section 1. The Chief of the Flre Department of the City of Algona. Iowa, shall, as often as may be necessary, Inspect all buildings, flre escapes, standplpes, premises and pubic thoroughfares for the purpose of ascertaining and causing to be cor- •ected any conditions liable to cause nre, or any violations of the provisions of any Ordinance of the City affecting the fire hazard. Sectlor 2. Whenever the Chief of he Flre Department, or any member of the Flre Department, shall flnd any building or structure which, for any reason, Is especially lable to nre, and which la so situated as to endanger other property, and whenever any officer or member of the Flre Department shall flnd In any building or upon any premises, combustible or explosive matter or dangerous accumulations of rubbish, or unnecessary accumulations of waste paper, boxes, shavings, or other highly Inflammable material especially liable to flre, and which' Is so altuaten as to endanger property, or shall flnd obstructions to or on flre escapes, stairs, passageways, doors, windows, etc., liable to Inter- ere with the operation of the Fire Department, or the egress of occupants In case of flre, the Chief of the Section 15. The Chief of the Flre Departmer.t shnll be allowed fifty cents (BOc) per hour for the time he Is employed In performing hl» duties as Flre Inspector of the City of Algona. Iowa. Section 18. Any person violating or falling to comply with nny of the provision* of this ordinance shall be guilty of n misdemeanor ard upon conviction thereof shall be fined In any «um not exceeding One Hundred Dollars (»100.00), or be Imprisoned for a term not exceeding thirty days. Whenever the fine ard costs imposed for the violation of this ordinance ftre not pnld, the person convicted may be committed to Jail until the fine and costs are paid, not exceeding thirty day*. Section 17. In case a person, firm or corporation falls or refuses to obey orders made with reference to the condition of any building or premises owned by them or under their control, as provided In the foregoing sections, the City Council or Its delegated agents or employees «hnll have the power to enter such building or go upon such premises snd alter or abate the hazardous conditions therein and the cost of such work shall be ss.ip.o.aprt against the owner of the property and levied arrt collected In the snme manner as other special assessments. Section 18. Ordinance Number Two <2} of Chapter Nine (9) of the City of Algona. Iowa, be and the snme Is hereby repealed. Section 19. This Ordinance shall be In force and effect from and after Its passage and publication as provided by law. Adopted and passed by the City Council of the City of Algona, Iowa, this 16th day of December, A. D. 1938. ADAH CARLSON. City Clerk of the City of Algona, Iowa Approved by me this 15th day of December, A. D. 1938. C. F. SPECHT. Mayor of the City of Algona, Iowa. 61 ig effective, shall be ap- the council. ORDf KTAIVCB NO. 25T AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THB ORGANIZATION AND GOVERNMENT OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT OF THE CITY OF ALGONA, IOWA; PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR THE VIOLATION THEREOF AND REPEALING ORDINANCE NO. THREE (S) OF CHAPTER NINE OF THE CITY OF ALOONA. IOWA. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY CITYOF AL - , Department shall order the name 0 be removed or remedied, and such order fihall forthwith be compiler with by the owner or occupant ^ -uch premise! or building, and It hall be unlawful for the owner or occupant of any such premises or building to fall to comply with such an order from the Chief of the Flre Department Section 3. ^The service of any «uch 1 reeled bjF either "dellVerTng""a true opy of same to «uch occupant per- onally, or by delivering the same o and leaving It with any person In harge of the premises, or in case no uch person la found upon the preni- •e» by affixing a copy thereof in a on«plcuouB place on the door to the ntrance of the said premises; when- ver It may be necessary to serve uch ac order upon the owner of the remises, such order may be served Ither by delivering to and leaving 'ith the Raid person a true copy of he said order, or, if such owner IB hseiit from the jurisdiction of the fflcer making the order, by mailing uch copy to the owner's last known oiuofflce addre«8. SECTION 1. The flre department shall be under the control and supervision of the council. SECTION 2. The mayor, at the flrst regular meeting of the council In'Ap- rli of each year, or In the case of a vacancy, shall appoint a chief of. the flre department with the approval of the council. All other officers of thft department Including a president, secretary, treasurer, and assistant chief shall be elected by the members of the department and shall hold office for one year unless removed for cause by vote of the department or by order of the council. SECTION 3. The chief shall be the officer highest In command, and next In command shall be the assistant chief, and In the absence of both, the next officer In rank, whom the chief shall designate, shall assume command of the department. SECTION 4. The fire department shall consist of a chief of the flre department, an assistant chief and a volunteer flre company of as many firemen as the council shall flic, from time to time, by resolution, but at no time shall the department have more than twenty members. The volunteer flre department, as exlst- '"*:, Bhall be the Ore department under this ordinance but the membership thereof shall be subject to the approval of the council. Any male citizen of the muncipallty over twenty-one years of age, and who lege for Christmas vacation .•sar^ttrssfs -"='^!r : St. Joe Collegians Home for Vacation apend Christmas with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Geigel, Irvington. Mrs,, Bert McCorkle entertained the Plum Creek Literary Club, Dec. 14. A short business meeting waa b«ld and It waa decided to have the yearly banquet Jan. Ith in the Legion ball, Algona. The Irvlngton ladies aid will serve the banquet. St. Joe: Allda Thilges who attends school at Iowa City, Richard Thul from Dea Moinea and Alvln and Clarence Erpelding from Sioux City came home to spend the holidays with relatives and friends. USED CARS '38 Plymouth deluxe 2-door touring '37 Plyanouth deluxe 2 door touring '37 Plymouth 2 door Road King '37 Olds 4-door touring sedan '37 'Chevrolet deluxe 4-door touring '37 Chevrolet deluxe coupe '36 Ford deluxe coupe '34 Ford deluxe 2 door '34 LaSalle Sedan '29 Ford A Sedan Prestoae, Washing, Greasing, Willard Batteries Hoenk Motor Service Phone 391 West of Court House Algona spring. The Thaves are former residents of Lakota and old friends of the Warburtons. The Rev. Carl Hammer and the Messrs. William Shultz, Samuel Warburton, Charles Eggerth, Merlin Slater, Clyde Thaves and Loren Thompson attended the Forest City district Brotherhood meeting at Woden last week Monday evening and report an interstlng meeting. Rev. Burgess, pastor of the Algona Methodist church was the speaker and music was furnished by a mixed sextette. Friends here received announcements last week of the marriage of Mary Templeton to Robert A. Mlm- bach of Hutchinson, Minn., at the First Congregational church at St Paul on May 20. 1938. Mrs. Mlm- bach wag music teacher In the Lakota school several years and was married shortly after leaving here last spring. She resigned her position as teacher In Cedar Falls a week ago and the young people will make their home in St. Paul. The teachers left Thursday for their respective homes to spend the holidays. Delia Erickaon went to Vermillion, S. D.; Ruth Odlund to Frederic, S. D.; OHne Larson to Clinton, Minn.; Helen Awe to Buffalo Center; Luella Shaw to Esther- villa; Clara Chipman will remain here as her mother makes her home here during the school year. Alton Anderson went to West Union to join his wife, who has been there the past week with her parents and Supt. Grsbau expects to remain here as this is his home. The Lutheran Aid entertained the women of the Presbyterian and Methodist churches at their Christmas party lost week Wednesday afternoon. A ncogram of Christmas aong and a play. "The Clarksville Choir", were rr.ufh, enjoyed by the guests. Those taking part in the play were Mesdames Lou Nitz. Howard Jensen. HilrnT Hanson Molpb Poppe, A. L. Klocke. Jake Pe*crson, Henry Blome and Elnora and Meta Poppe. A delirious lurch was served following the program. About 70 women were uvent. TITONKA NEWS The Titonka Woman's club me at the home of Mrs. Hoon Thursda evening for the annual Chrlstma party. Mrs. Mary Oesterrelche conducted the lesson. Miss Edith Mae Budlong, a stud ent In the junior college of Glen wood, California, came home Mon day for a three weeks vacation witl her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. J Budlong. Mrs. John Woods was hostess to her bridge club Tuesday afternoon High score was made by Mrs. Car F. Callies, second, Mrs. Miller Nel son and low by Mrs. Wm. Ricklefs Guests were Mrs. Frank Clark, Mrs John Blelch and Mrs. H. I. Torger sen. Trustee Matter Is Settled in Court A friendly suit Initiated by E. S Kinsey to have trusteeship on an estate removed from Texas to Algona was ended in court Wednesday with the court naming the Iowa State Bank as trustee of the estate of W L. Boyd Kinsey, a minor, son of Mr. Kinsey. The trustee was ordered to post a surety bond of $15,000. The Algona boy was named a beneficiary in the will of a relative, Marie E Boyd, whose home was in Texas, Other court cases handled: Floyd F. Taylor and Edna Taylor, his wife, vs. Guy L. Taylor and Minne Taylor, his wife, Ray Lieurance and Mrs. Ray Lieurance, his wife suit in equity, partition. A commission was named to appraise real estate, referee's bond pasted and oath of office taken. Wm. H. Vogel vs. D. L. Godden, law account. General execution of the original judgment to the amount of »70.« returned, satisfied in full ana at the plaintiff's request. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. vs. Will Johns and Minnie Johns, equity foreclosure. Answer of Minnie Johns filed and application made 'or a continuance. "Home Owners Loan Corporation vs. Nathanial Walsh, Reinder Kromminga, Mrs. Reinder Kromminga, Alfred Oesterreicher, Kosauth coun- :y and State of Iowa, equity foreclosure. Answer to petition filed wirh two amendments. Final report of clerk, as receiver, filed and Seneca Twp, Ladies Met on Tuesday Eust Senecas Seneca township district No. 5 school held their lioine makers follow-up meeting on Tuesday. .Four women attended The lesson was on Nutrition. Mrs Otto and Roy Jensen are the leaders ia that district. present for the I order of the court approving it signed. Order signed setting aside the continuance. Note and mortgage surrendered and cancelled. Floyd Taylor and wife vs. Guy L. Taylor and Minnie Taylor, Alex Dermand and Hazel Dermand. Equity, partition. Commission given to appraise real estate, referee's bond posted and oath of office taken. Mrs. Hugh Raney spent Monduy with her sister, Mrs. C. W Putter- son, Burt p Section 4. A record shall be kept at the Flr« Department of each building examined by the Chief of the Flre Department and a brief statement of the condition of «uch premlncH and the orders or recommendations made with reference to Ire game. , Section 6. No person shall kindle, maintain or asslgt In maintaining any bonflre or other expoaed flre within the flre limit* of the City of Algona, Iowa. Sactlon 6. No person shall kindle, maintain or asulst Ir. maintaining any bonfire or other exposed flre within the corporate limits of the City of Algona, Iowa, and outside of the nre limits of Bald City within twenly-flve feet of any building. Section 7. No person, flrm or corporation shall keep, more or cause to be kept or stored any empty boxes waste paper, straw, hay, shavings or other combustible rubbish or material of any kind In any store or building, or upon any street, or In any alley, or upon any premises owned by them or under their control except that empty boxes and barrels may be stored In husernentH or other TOOIIIH If In the judgment of the Chief of tin- Flre Department they are so storvl as not to increase the danger of flre. Bectliin 8. No person, within the corporate llmllH of tlilu City, shall stack or keep In a stack, any hay. oal», wheat, straw, or other grain or fodder, within sixty (60) feet of any house or other building used as a dwelling or for merchantlle purposes, or In which a flre Is made or er>t. Section 9. No person within tie corporate limits of this City, shall leposlt or keep ashes Ir. any barrel. or other wooden receptacle on any wuudvn floor, or against any wooden >artltlon In any building. .Section 10. The Chief of the Fire Department shall at all times have he right to enter any theatre, or other place of amusement, and all parts thereof, at any reasonable time. and especially when occupied by the lubllc, In order to Inspect the same or the purpose of preventing fires nd for the purpose of Inspecting the Ire apparatus In such theatre or place of amusement and It shall be mlawful for any person to refuse dmlsslon to uucli officer to any such julldlng. Section 11. All persons usDig a tove In any house, store, shop or ther buildings within the City, shall ave a metal plate or platform of tone, brick, sheet-Iron, zinc or earth »der said stove and extending at east six Inches beyond that part ot he IOWLT plate that fronts the door f xald stove; and all stove pipes at heir Intersection with any floor artltlon or ci'lllng through wlilcli ic-y pasH. shall be made to pass trough an earthen or tin ventilator. r otht-r flri/proof material, arid ahull e at last nix irchta above and he- ond the (lurtltlon of the building "trough which they pass. Section 12. No stovepipe or metal ilmney flue shall be permitted to IBs through tho roof, window or de of the houae or building, unlesx »ecla! piTinftiitlon be granted by res- lutlon of the City Council Section 13. All chimney flues shall e built of wtll-burned whole brick le walls not less than four Inches iluck. and the Inside surface well covered with a coat of plaster. Ami where said flues »liall pass through the ridge of the roof they sfall project not ti-sx than two feet above the ridge of the roof, and when such llut-H s-hall JJBKU through the slop- of the roof, they sliull project not !•••««• 1 1. an 1 1. re.; feet from the r-.nf of the building I" which the same are liuilt. measuring from the top of th.- cnlrnrey to the nearest point i>f tin roof. Secllosj 14. No person sliull set flr<- In any chimneys for the purpose of cleaning the same, except Ir the Uay time, nor then, unless It Is raining; or there la ar.ow on the roof of the house. '*" be eligible to membership. SECTION 6. All vacancies In tho flre department except the chief shall be filled by the members of the flre department by election, subject to the approval of the council. 8ECTION «. If any flreman refuses or neglects to attend any flre, without submitting a sufficient and satisfactory excuse to the chief of lh« fire department, or shall nerteei or refuse to do his duty as a Hremnn' or obey the orders of the chief or I" P r °P er commanding- officer, or •hall U-ave his post of duty at a the without permission of the chief or officer In charge, or violate or Ignore any rule or regulation established by the council, he shall be subject to expulsion from the tire department. Si" 16 ! k? ""on by the chief of the The .*„ . . nc m adopt such' rules and regulations 11le Council. council may In regard to the flre department, not Inconsistent with the ordinances, or the laws of the state, as the council shall deem advisable. SECTION S. The flre department may adopt such constitution, rulpn and regulations, not Inconsistent with the ordinances or the laws of the statp, as the members detm advisable, hut such constitution, rules ana regulations, or changes in such constitution, rule* and regulations, before beln~ -*•--•• proved by I SECTION 9. The flre department shall bfl under the control and direction of the chief of the flre department or, In his absence, shall be under the control and direction of the next ranking officer. Upon an alarm of flre the members of the flre department shall proceed Immediately to the place of ftre, with the necessary apparatus In their charge, and there work and manage the ss,me under the direction of the chief, or officer In command, and use such apparatus, In the most effective manner until the flro Is extinguished and shall not move therefrom except by permission of the officer In command, and on such permission they shall return the flre apparatus to Its place of occupancy. SECTION 10. Members of the department shall commit to memory the location of all flre hydrants, and hp familiar with the name and location of the streets and avenues of the municipality. SECTION 11. Each member of tho flre department shall be exempt from the payment, In labor or otherwise of any poll tax. The chief of the flre department shall, on the first day of January of each year, furnish the clerk with a written list of the active members of the flre department. SECTION 12. The municipality may purchase an nccldent policy for each flreman, covering the time at any tire and going to and returning therefrom, and pay for such policy out of the flre maintenance fund or the general fund. SECTION 13. It shall bo unlawful to hinder or Interfere with any of- fleer or flreman In the performance of his duty at a flre, or going to or returning from a flre, or while attending to his duties as a member ot (he flre department. SECTION 14. It shall be unlawful for «ny person, drayman, express- man, teamster or other person to refuse to assist In hauling or carrying any engine, hose cart, hook and ladder truck, or other apparatus, to any SECTION IB. It shall be unlawful to neglect or refuse to assist the flremen, Ir their duties at «ny flre, when called upon to do so by the chief of the flre department or assistant acting In his place. SECTION 10. Flre equipment shall have the right of way on all streets in going to a flre, and every wagon, cart, dray, bicycle, motorcycle, automobile, motor vehicle, or vehicle of any kind, on the approach of any Ore equipment, shall Immediately draw up to the curb or the side of the street and remain stationary until after the flre department equipment has passed. All pedestrians, except firemen, along a street on which the flre equipment Is passing, shall remain on the sidewalks and away from the street Intersection. SECTION 17. It shall be unlawful to park or leave standing any wagon, cart, dray, bicycle, motorcycle, automobile, motor vehicle, or vehicle of any kind. In front of the flre department building or within twenty feet of the entrance of said building. SECTION 18. It shall be unlawful for any vehicle of any kind, except vehicles driven by officers or employees of the municipality whose duty It Is to be at fires, to enter thy block In which the flre department building Is situated, after a flre alarm has been sounded, until after all the flre equipment has left that block on Its way to the flre. SECTION 19. That the driver of any vehicle other than one on official business shall not follow any fire ap- pnratlin traveling In response to a fire alarm closer than five hundred feet, or drive Into, or park such vehicle, within three hundred feet of where the fire apparatus has stopped Inanswer to a flre alarm. 8KCTION £0. It (hall b« unlawful to cut, Oetace. destroy or Injure any hose, wires, pole*, signal boxes, or any other property or fixtures belonging to or connected with tre Ore department or the flre alarm system or give or make, or cause to be given or made any false alarm of nre. SKCTIO.V 21. It shall be unlawful to drive or run any automobile, dray wagon, truck, locomotive, train or cars, or other vehicle, across, along or upon any flre hose. HKCTION 22. Members of the fln- company shall not go beyond the city limits with the flre apparatus or any part thereof for parades or display without the consent of the Mayor SECTION 23. The Chief of thTf |r« Department or assistant who shall have command at any flre, or th« Mayor, or any three councilman, may direct the flre department to cut down or remove any building, or erecdon or fence for the purpose of arresting the progress of any flre, and to the same end, f h« Chief or any person In command at any fire, may, with the advice and concurrence of three members of the City Council, blow up or cause to be blown nj> w ™, h .. dynamite or otherwise any building or erection for checking the progress of any flre. SECTION Z1. It shall b« the duty of the chief of the flre department to exercise a constant supervision over the flre department apparatus and buildings belonging to the city and used for flre purposes, and shall see that the same are always kept In good order and repair and that the flre trucks, engines, hose, hydrants, and ladder* are always ready for Immediate use. He shall attend all tires which may occur In the city and all orders given by him at any flre to any assistant, or other member of the company, shall be strictly obeyed. In the absence of the chief or his Inability to act, his duty shall be performed by the assistant highest In rank present. In case the chief and his assistants arc absent then the duties of such officers shall devolve upon th« Mayor or the Chairman of th« Flre Department Committee. SECTION 25. It shall be the dutr of the Chief of the Flre Department to examine monthly the condition of all flre apparatus and building* for storing the same and report on the last Saturday of April and the last Saturday of October of each year to the Council the condition and amount of all flre apparatus, and a list of name* of all members of the department and shall recommend such- supplies as may be necessary to keep the company In efficient condition. SECTION 2«. It shall be the duty of all flremen to attend all flres promptly and to obey all orders of the officer In command while on duty. In case any officer or member of the company shall be gulty of disobedience of orders of the officer In command or neglect of the sama ti* shall be reported to the City Council by the chief officer on duty and the City Council may deny such member the exemptions provided for flremen, and the Company may «xp«l him from Its membership, and If said Flre Company and Its officers shall neglect their duties, the Council mar at any time deemed by It expedient and for the best Interest of the public disband said flre company and resume control of all city property In possession of said company. SECTION 27. The flre department shall be responsible for all damages done to the flre apparatus resulting; from carelessness or disobedience of orders given by the superior officers. SECTION 28. At any flre upon request of the officer In command of the Flre Department and when the public safety requires it In the opln- Ion of the mayor, the mayor may detail as many able bodied male residents to assist the flre department as In his Judgment may be necessary ard any person falling or refusing to render assistance upon such request, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and may be punished accordingly. SECTION 29. Each member of the Flre Department when called out to » flre shall be allowed the sum of Two Dollars ($2.00) to be paid by the City to the Treasurer of the Fire Department SECTION 30. Any person violating or falling to comply with any of the provisions of this ordinance shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof ohall be fined In any sum not exceeding One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) or be Imprisoned for n term not exceeding thirty days. Whenever the flne and costs Imposed for the violation of this ordinance are not paid, the person convicted may be committed to Jail until <he flne and costs ara paid, not exceeding thirty dayo. SECTION 31. Ordinance Number Three (8) of Chapter Nine'(9) of the City of Algona, Iowa, be and the same Is hereby repealed. SECTION 32. This Ordinance shall be In force and effect from and after Its passage and publication as provided by law. Adopted and passed hv the City Council of the City of Algona. Iowa, this 15th day of Dec. A. D. 1»3*. ADAH CARLSON, :ity Clerk of the City of Alirona, Iowa Approved by me thl» 15th day of Dec. A. D. 1938. O. F. SPECHT. Mayor of the City of Algona, Iowa. 51 FARM SALE AH I afm quitting fanning, I am offering for public sale at auction on my place 4i/L> miles east and one mile south of Burt, or 11 miles northeast of Algona, on Thursday, Jan. 5 Lunch on the grounds, sale to start at 12 o'clock noon. The following described property: Horses 1 bay mare, 11 yrs. old, weight KKK); 1 black imm>, 12 yean* old, weight 1300; 1 bay mare, .smooth mouth, weight 1300. 4 Head Cattle 3 cows, all cracking good milkers, and one calf. 4 Pullets FULL LINE FARM MACHINERY And a full line of household goods. Machinery is usual line ,,f farm machinery and household goods usual line, too numerous to mention. There will also be some other stuff offered. TERMS—Cash, or see banker before the sale. Thomas L. Steven Gol. Stewart, Auctioneer Burt Savings Bank, Clerk.
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