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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algon^ Iowa, Jan. 4,1934 A Brief Summary of the News of Kossuth County for 1933 Forewxrd: 1933, marking the Inauguration of A prudent, and tbt> establishment of * whole boat of new Idea* of government, will undoubted!? become a red letter year for historians of the future, it I«w been a year of experiment*— experiment, made necessary be- on* of the breakdown of our o'd economic system under the Btms «ad attain of the post-war period. The history of Kossnth county during the year 1033 l« definitely tied up wHh that of the nation as a whole, and It Is presented in a order as taken from the pages of The Algona Upper Des Motnea during the past year. January 4, 193$ New county officers begin terms: Ed Butler, county auditor; Carl Dahlhauser, Bancroft, sheriff; M. J. Duffy, Whittemore, treasurer; J. J. Dooley, county recorder; Maurice McMahon, county attorney; E. J. McEvoy, clerk of court; Dr. R. A. Evans, county coroner. Will Cosgrove was elected supervisor to begin his duties In 1934. H. B. White took office as Justice of the peace. Deaths— Mrs. Ursula Welsbrod, Penton; Rev. R. 8. Walker, Washington, D. C.; Mrs. Johanna Butts, Algona; Mrs. GunJilM Hanson, Bode; H. A. Jennings, Tltonka; Mrs. Paul Dorwell- er. West Bend; Beverly Ann Thompson, Lone Rock; Warren Brewster. Wesley; Mrs. Alfred Jorgenson, Lakota; Rose Mary Wolfe, Algona; Mrs. Catherine Tiss, Algona and Mrs. Herman Mechler, Tltonka. Announoemenit made of change In name of The Upper Des Molnes-Repub lican to Tha Algona Upper Des Moines Mr. and Mrs. Lester Wlllson an family observe golden wedding. Editor and Mrs. J. W. Haggard leav for Texas to spend a few weeks vaca tlon. January 11, 1933 Charges that James Patterson, age Algona man, had been mistreated a Cherokee State Hospital prior to his death were made by Wade Coon, Al gona, an inmate aifl the time. State ment printed In full In Algona Upper Des Moines, and State Senator George Patterson and Representative Bonn- ftetter get copies of charges. Deaths— Mrs. Charles Kerrins. Wesley; Warren Carr, Burt, and Mrs. Mike Nelson. West Bend. Melzar Falkenhalner elected secretary-treasurer of Druggists Mutual Insurance Co. to succeed his father, Al Palkenhainer, recently deceased. Algona fire department elects Frank Kohlhaos, president; Oscar Anderson, chief; George St. John, treasurer, and Llovd Muckev, secretary. ron Collins, LuVerne, and John Urch- Algona. Febrmry 8, 1933 Rural telephone subscribers held a mass meeting-, asklne a rate readjustment from the telephone company. J. C. Skow, Alf Studer and Simon Hlrner reelected Wesley Creamery association directors. Wade Sullivan appointed to position of heavyweight scales inspector. Rotarians challenge Klwanlans to game of basketball. Deaths—Mrs. Marie Baumgartner, of Bancroft. February 15, 1933 Telephone operators stick to posts D. D. Paxson elected to succeed J. O. Paxson as secretary of the Kossuth County Mutual Insurance Co. H. J. Bode named president. Lloyd Bohannon named as assistant seccetarv. January 18. 1933 State Board of Control opens Inquiry of charges brought against attendants at Cherokee hospital In connection with death of James Patterson. Five damage suits filed in district court ask $12,858. Fire marshal investigates blaze at the Mrs. J. J. McCall home on Linden street. Earl Vincent named to succeed Paul Zerfass as secretary of the Kossuth County fair board. Deaths—Matt Holtzbauer, Algona; Helen Denzln, LuVerne; Mrs. Ed Mantz, West Bend; J. O. Paxson, Algona; P. W. Klein, Bancroft; John Rl~ ckard. Wesley, and Joy Lorraine Dlxon, Union twp. when flre threatens H. R. Sorensen building. Robbers crack Burt P. O. safe and get loot valued at $100. A mysterious explosion rocked the city early one cold morning the past week. Kossuth bar association honors memory of John W. Sullivan and W. C. Danson. Rev. Wessellng of Wesley transferred to Pocahontas, and Rev. Fisch of Bancroft > LeMars. R. A, Palmer, W. E. Laird, Mart Weaver and C. B. Chubb were reelected cemetery association officers. Dr. M. O. Bourne elected head of the Kossuth County Red Cross. neat's—Edward Anderson, Swea City; John Montag, West Bend and Dan Murphy, Algona. February 22, 1933 Rural phone line vote to take out connections following price dispute. Envln Schwletert, Burt, and 8. B. Ophelm, Lotts Creek, hi Kossuth hospital after car crash near Fenton. Mayor C. F. Specht la first In field filing for reelection. Delinquent tax sale postponed until April. Town of Ledyard gets fire scare but flames In Dyer's store are subdued Deaths—Mrs. W. T. Trainer, Burt Wi'linm A GillesDie. Alaona: EsU>e Franzen, Algona; Mrs. Emma Gockley Whlttemore (In New Jersey); Mrs Swan Nelson, Wesley, and Mrs. Ear Vincent, Algona. Gelgel and Tom Kaln as councllmen- at-large, Leighton Mtebach to replace Conrad Herman la the fourth ward and the other offices were without contests. Deaths—John Martin, Burt; Luke Donahue, Whlttemore; Mrs. Danta Harsen, Bancroft: Mrs. Frances Chalus Whlttemore; Martin Bergmann, St. Benedict; Walter Ward, Algona. April 5, 1933 The grand Jury Indicts five Kossuth men, Including L. E. Evans on a bad check charge, Harm Helmere, charged with larceny, Eugene Long for drunken driving, A. L. Cunningham, charged with embezzlement and George Lappe, charged with breaking Jail. O. B. Laing was named to succeed J. F. Overmyer as sup'ferlntender* of schools. Mr. Overmyer concluded a lone period of activity as head of the local system. John McDowell was named principal. The Fenton teachers took a 20 per cent pay cut. New city council cuts salaries as start of new term. Upper Des Moines river rises over three and a half feet In a few hours as spring continues, and floods lowlands In vicinity, blocking traffic In many places. Herman Hauberg was elected Rotary president. Deaths—Mrs. W. J. Davidson, Burt; Mrs. Harriett Swain, Lone Rock; A. J. Falb, West Bend. March 1,1933 Algona Upper Des Moines Issues special 16-page edition featuring Dollar Days, March 3 and 4. 22 teams come to Algona for sectional basketball tournament: Algona high wins county cage title from Wesley In county tournament. Deaths—Dan Crowell. Algona; Mrs. F. S. Jenks. Ledvard: Ernest Rackow. Algona; Mrs. John Barr, Whlttemore at Iowa City). Alan Bishop, assistant coach at the ilgh school, seriously injured In fall. March 8.1933 C. B. Murtagh named state budget January 25, 1933 Kossuth county lawyers went on record as opposing taking of deficiency judgments in foreclosure cases, ask cooperation. Editor J. W. Haggard hit by automobile in Texas. Whittemore hatchery destroyed by fire; Rev. Fred J. Clark, Algona Congregational pastor, resigns post; grand Jury indicts Chris Reefer (charge— as- .sault), Ed Lichter (charee, driving while intoxicated). Merle Scolds (charge — attempted Jail break). Deaths— Alton Benedict, LuVerne, by train in Missouri; Mrs. Leland Wildln, Cresco; Mrs. Marie Mullen, Algona, and C. F. Ruske, Penton. Murinl Leaverton, H. D. A,, hurt in automobile skid. Wallburg Barbecue stand held up by masked bandits, robbed, Rev. Dcnning- hoff, of Episcopal church one of victims. director by governor. Nation looks to resident for first card In "New Deal" ollowing closing of banks on March l*h. Election time nears—A. E. Michel nd Mrs. D. D. Monlux on ticket for chool board and E. J. Ollmore for reasurer. Deaths—Alan Bishop, Algona; Johana Liesencr, Lotts Creek. March 15, 1933 Kossuth county banks released under I April 12, 1933 F. H. Sbackleford, Algona, was found dead, a victim of monoxide poison. Harry Harms, Lakota boy, 6, crushed to death In auto crash. Fourteen babies enter the Baby Popularity contest sponsored by The Algona Upper Des Moines and the Peterson Studio of Algona. Beer comes back legally to states bordering on Iowa. Local beer sale held up pending state legislation. Deaths—Mrs. Fred Blerstedt, Whlt- temore; Dell Wlllard, Swea City; Chas. Genrlch, LuVcrne; Mrs. Georgia Meyer, Tltonka. No penalty on taxes until July 1, 1933, county treasurer states. April 19, 1933 Legal beer sale in Algona today, with \ve Algona places obtaining permits to sell the 3.2 beverage. School board cuts levy for 1933-34 with $7,500 slash in the budget. Ellsworth, Ledvard. Leo Swmwon hurls Algona baseball team to first victory of season over Woden, 10 to 1. Edward Rutledge, Irvlngton, injured in 18-foot fall. Algona high track team second. In district meet at Mason City. Phillips "68" team takes lead in ktt- tenfaali league, with lights still missing. Ken Mercer named manager of swimming pool for summer. May 24, 1933 Algona fishermen, eight strong, return from trip to northern Minnesota. Leona McMurray still in lead of Baby Popularity contest. Algona's two-man track team Is second In state meet, with Cretzmeyer and Green scoring 13 points between them. Military band opens season. Deaths—Joseph W. Wadsworth, Al- ?ona; Wm. Kuhn, Algona;; Lewis Oes- l »rreicher. Titonka: Albert Krause. Fenton; Mrs. T. H. Wadsworth, Algona; Mrs. Mike Erpeldlng, LIvermore. H. W. Miller, Algona attorney. Is commencement speaker at Whlttemore graduation exercises. Ben Sorensen is on Bremen, Europe- bound. newly organized insurance company. Deaths—Andrew Schwar**, father of £ tltor J. A. Schwartz of Fenton. Mrs. Margaret Simon, St. Joe; Mrs. Frank Roupe, Whlttemore. May II, 1933 J«dy 1», IMS Jlmmle Neville, wife and grandsons have close call when car skids over 16- foot embankment. Ben Sorensen returns from trip to Kurope. Deaths—Emmett Griffin, St. Joe, as result of train-car crash on highway 169; Robert J. Hutchlnson, Algona; A. N. Brones, Swea City; Juanita Bollln- ger, Burt; Mrs. P. R. Hauenstein, Algona; Mrs. W. A, Hall, Swea city; Mrs. Margaret Simon, West Bend. J. M. Moore named to handle' unemployment relief funds In Kossufth county. Mrs. W. MarUnek named to gather Doan community news for Algona Upper Des Moines. July 24, 1933 George Godfrey named as assistant to the president of Iowa State College and Tom Berg of Hebron named to succeed him as president of the Kossuth Counf.v Farm Bureau. Barrow. Texas bandit and killer, hunted In southern wrne thine with gasoline. Both live FoottaU practice begins. J«cqt»llJ» Brown, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wren Brown, awarded third prtos In heal- ev bnbr contest at state flur. Deaths—Mrs. A. Helmke, Swea City Mrs. Charles Rente, LuVern*; I. M, Kennedy, Algona. rrmineil aw&roves new cltv water tank Pfttrlda. Olson sues for $600 for disfiguration after auto accident. September 14, 1933 Fair attendance reached 25.000. Bill Ralph Ward, Algona boy, 18, killed In ragic automobile mishap; Dr. Harry McOorkle Injured. Deaths—Mrs. S. E. Davenport, Oreel- y, Colo., (in Algona); Ora Vincent, Algona; Mrs. Ursula Ebert, Whltfcemore. Council withdraws Its $200 kKtenbaQ uhtincr offer. Six hundred hear Governor Herring speak at Lakota. Kossuth by posse. Deaths—Mrs. Ralph Janssen, Tlton- ka; Anton Jorgensen, Algona; Ralph Black, Burt. Algona Community club sends tele- Tum to President Roosevelt approving NRA. Herman Hauberg Installed as president of the Algona Rotary Club. June 7, 1933 Fin D'Orsay became Infuriated at a Wesley restaurant proprietor and In a "nervous" mood hurled crockery about Shirley Jean Hbert is winner of Popular Baby content. Fifteen more recruits go to forestry corps Wednesday 103 degree weather hits Kossuth county. Editor and Mrs. J. W. Haggard return rom trip to Texas. Fifty-one babies entered in populart- y contest sponsored by this newspap- senate We O. V. February 1, 1933 Light, power rates cr , 15 per cent by city, as discount is raised from 10 to 25 per cent. Jess Umbarhower confesses taking .'iiw blades to son in county Jail. C. R LuHiirn- elected secretary of the Algona Building & Loan. Aluoui Cooperative Creamery meeting sets new record with attendance of BOO persons, Harry Bode, reUected director in only election. John Tjarks, Tltonka, lasts arm in corn ihri'ddrr. Mr.s. Augu.st l-'chr of Et. Beni'iiict added to btarf as correspond.'!' 1 Duiths—- Mrs. Krnest NVuman, Algona; D. A. Mitelitll. Alcona; Mrs. My- 'return C. F. SpechC as mayor, Frank resume business. Rev. and Rev. W. O. Muhleman from IrmusurfttVcm of President Roosevelt. Julius Juchem, Bancroft, (rets broken jaw In jaboree at Green Lantern nipht club. J. M. Fleming and H. R. Zumach were elected members of the Whittemore school board: H. J. Braley, T. E. Nelson, Halvor Flora, Jr., and L. L. Lease were elected to Wesley school board. Dr. J. A. Dcvlne and R. E. Goddard were elected to the Bancroft school board. T. H. chrtschlUes was elected president of the Algona Community Club for the coming year, C. R. LaBarre was named vice president and Duane Dewel, A F. Michel and Mrs. D. D. Monlux elected to Algona school board. 14 candidates in Held for Algona city offices. Deaths—John W. Harris, Sexton; H. A. Steward, Burt; Harry W. TLsdale, Algona; V. J. Schichtl. Irvlntrton; N. A. Jensen, Seneca; Mrs. Charles Landers, Wesley. The W. F. Jenklnsons, Union twp., celebrated their golden wedding. March 22, 1933 Mr. and Mrs. Mark Sarchett, their grandson, Jerry Morrison, and a hired man, Tom Miller, were found in the ruins of their farm home north of Algona, follow-In? a disastrous flre in which they were trapped. Glen Russell, high school graduate of 1924. was found frozen to death In North Dakota. Thirteen and one-quarter Inches of snow fell, spoiling hopes of an early spring. Green Lantern nieht club pets edict fr'm counVv attorney regarding its lis-ht to remain open. Carroll Wander opens law office In Algona. Deaths—Mrs. Bend. r. A. L. Cunningham pleads guilty to large of embezzlement. Deaths—Robert Klrsch, St. Joe; Wm. Treptow, Burt; Edward Lamuth, Algona; C. P. Hayne, Algona;; Mrs. J. P. Frakes, Swea City; Mrs. John Wer- mersen, Algona; John cobb, West Bend. Leo Spilles bought t. half Interest in the Kohlhaas Hardware store. April 26, 1833 Board of review changes assessment valuations on many city dwellings and buildings at hotly debated meeting. C. budget dl- placcs , Swea rector to state comptroller. City. April 26, 1933 Catherine Shlpler, 9, escapes attack of transient ne«r Milwaukee depot. Night kVttcnball games seemed assured as park board donates $400 for lighting field. Wet-dry conventions called to pick candidates for county and state poll on prohibition. County salaries, from supervisors, down, are cut. Deaths—Albert Borchardt. Fenton; Fetter C. Dahl, Swea City; Ed Erlck- son, Algona; Glenn M. Ash, Wesley; John R. Smith, Algona. Leona McMurray, Algona, takes lead In first poll of Baby Popularity contest votes. K. R. Rowley of Gillette Grove named new superintendent of schools at Wesley. May 10, 1933 George Moulton, Ledyard, was picked by the repeal group, and Senator Gco Patterson, Burt. by the anti-repeal proup as Kossuth candidates in the state wet-dry vote. C. R. Smith, Lakota merchant, commits suicide by shooting himself. r«untv a-sks &8.GOO for relief from R. F. C. Algona merchants sponsor Merchants Days, May 11-12 and 13. William Shirley reelected county superintendent of schools. With Cretzmeyer and Green leading the scoring, Algona high's track team won the 6-team tournament of the North Central six. Deaths—Swan Nelson. Swea City; Jacob Wtrtz. West Eeiid: Silas Skow Weiley. Deaths—Buddy McVeigh, 9, Algona by drowning In Upper Des Moines river; Mrs. Frank Slier, Algona; Mrs. H. C. Klamp, Plum Creek. June 14, 1933 W. C. Pyle, former receiver of Alrona First National, accused of making bad settlements in connection with his work here. Drunken Mexicans sought for terrorizing men on highway north of town during a wild, drunken ride. Dorothy Chrtstensen, Swea City, was judged county 4-H queen. Live carp for distribution to poor received here. Deaths—Verle Thaves, Burt, by drowning at Clear Lake; Jacob Fehr. St. Benedict; Mrs. Frances Mechler, Tltonka: Paul Van Alstyne, Swea City. Mrs. Ida Larson, Swea City, elected lead of county American Legion Auxi- lary. Anrast 3. 1933 Supervisors ask arrest of James Can- edn nnd Charles Blair on charge of falsifying poll book records In regard to vote of Dennis Goeders, Algona, member of state fish and game commission. Three arrested at Green Lantern nleht club after raid. One hundred and ten auction prizes bring $67.313 In auction money at big Jubilee celebration in Algona sponsored by Algona Upper Des Moines. Russell Maxwell, Chalmplln station manager, robbed of $44 in bold holdup. Deaths—fThomas Chllton. Irvln/rton, Otto Menz, Fenton. Swea City horseshoe pitchers defeat Fairmont throwers. Miss Bemlce Scrlb- ner, LuVerne, wed in airplane cere- Daughan wins handicap golf match at country club. Deaths—Mrs. S. M. Johnson, Swea City; Ivan Oustftfson, Burt, from lockjaw; Henry Blumer, LuVerne; Wm. H. Anderegg, West Bend; Edwin Elsen- barth, 8t. Benedict, In Minnesota. Phillips "68" team wins klttenball title. Two hundred Join in search for Hfnn MVhr 8w<»a Cltv bov. lost, but 13 found. 342 Kossuth pioneers register on Woneer Day at county fair. September 21, 1933 Mrs. Jerry Schutjer, Tltonka, victim of sleeping sickness. Two hundred and fifty unemployed register for work under relief plans. Twenty-five cases to grand Jury for Investigation. Old armory, once show place of Algona, being torn down. Rev. Fuerstenau, for 32 vfnrs Lotts Creek castor, leaves Kossuth to live with sister at Watertown, WIs. Deaths—J. D. Bacon, near Crookston, Minn. In auto accident; Geo. Elmore, Good Hope; Patricia Smith, JLuVerne; Michael Erpeldin?, Livermore. Three high school grldders dropped for breaking training. School enrollment decreases to 981. and brother, Brnest, take* district eon- test at Qarner. Congregational chorea Diamond Jubilee plans being complete*. Death8-Wm. ftetstedt, Bwtj Bsue, Ledyard: Mr*. l**^SJ« Algona; Henry Klemeler, toverne; Joseph Frtmml, Wesley; Mr*. Brnffl* Mueller, Fenton. t, lt» Series of safe crtoktof episodes lead* to statewide hunt for desperate characters, centering to Rousuth. R«T. a P. Carlson installed M new Prertryl** ian pastor in Algona. County agent Morrison appointed to handle corn-hog anottment plan details In Kossutti county. High school youths caught throwing manure on high school lawn made to clean up debris with pitchforks. Deaths— Mrs. Tony Kollasch, Grant twp.; Eugene Long, by hanging at Start Madison penitentiary; Ethel June Hot, LuVerne; Richard Werner. Algona; Krrmit Kohlstedfc. 21. by drownhw near Fenton. mony. September 88. 1933 NRA consumers drive slated to start with 63 new Jobs created locally. Robbers chisel open depot safe, get very little. Melvln Hanson, 26, Bode, killed when car struck by train near Bode while driving truck loaded with dynamite. Deaths—Sam Reaper, Irvlngton; Mrs Peter Jensen. West Bend: John Obanon, Algona: Mrs. Edwin Anderson, Swea City; Conrad Glesklng, Tltonka. A. W. Amunson opens optical and watch repair shop. Dr. A. D. Adams August 19. 1933 June 21, 1933 Kossuth county, by a vote of 4524 to 2,949, went on record aa favoring repeal of the prohibition amendment, with Algona voting wet by a margin of 688 to 544. Trio of Cherokee of charges brought forth in this paper of mistreatment of Inmates of the hospital. E W. Lusbv ect* chance to aid "oal" In Spanish prison and fhare in estate of $117,500 by sending a little financial aid, but declined the offer. Hottest June weather In 54 years recorded. Deaths—Mary Amdorfer, St. Benedict. John Cullen named Whittemore post- niaster. Lark Revnolds suffers loss of 100 buff rock chickens. County asks $19,500 of Federal Works fund, planning six new bridges and road road work. Local retailers Increase employees to conform to NRA schedules. Deaths—Mrs. Frank McCall, Algona; Mrs. L. 8. Dudley, Irvlngton, In Kaneas. Fred Beltz and Merle Cooper, .edyard, held on holdup charge. Frank ^-•.•MTpnvwt; no?l hall. st. Benedict. obbed. Elpht thousand visit Swea City Legion celebration. Burt Junior baseball team goes to state tournament, and finishes well up In finals, losing cnly to the championship team. Aturnst 17, 1933 Dale Thlel. 17. Swea Cltv, drowns and Mrs. Ed Frakes. Swea City, killed instantly in accidents of the week. Portland 4-H team wins trip to state fair. Fem Glsch judged county's healthiest (rirl. ~ ' • Jcne 28, 1933 Crop survey shows small gram In poor shape, but corn coming fine. July Fourth entertainment, "bigger and better," than ever, planned. Deaths—Lewis Hackman (at Decatur, 111.); Mrs. Frank Chambers. Lu- Verne. Lucia Wallace, back from south, is Rotary speaker. Three hundred at 4-H and Farm Bureau rally. LeRoy Mathl- ton, local youth, views World's Fair on total cost of $11. July 5, 1933 City council proposes city improvements of $17,600, Including new water tank, Improved sewer system and streets. Kossuth gets 3 Inches of rain in pair of storms. One hundred and two alumni of Wesley high back for reunion. Fourth of July celebration attracts over 6000 oersons, Deaths—Mrs. M. A. Vincent, Algona- Deaths—Joseph Rahm, St. Benedict, 90; Mrs. Elon Anderson, Swea City; Mrs. Jane Dewel, Algona; Charles Downs, Wesley. Fire at White's grocery subdued with '" " rt"~i<'e. Anfo-irlro hilled for county fair. Tunney Huenhold talks to Klwanls club on baseball In the big leagues. Amrmt 24. 1933 Theo. Chrischllles head of county NRA. Mrs. Sid Backus burned In mouth in mysterious case of lye In coffee. Senator DicktoMfcn predicts trouble ahead for administration's plans. B. E. Roberts, West Fditor J W. Haggard of Upper Des Molnts, writes of trip into Mexico. March 29, 1933 1487 vote.s cast In city flection, which May 17, 1933 T. P. Harrington, pioneer Kossuth lawyer, and former legislator, passes. Deaths—Unidentified man under a train at Swea City; Hoy Lowmun, Algona; Elmer Slaqle, for many years a contributor to this newspaper with seasonal poems, on the west coast; Frunk Deaths—Mrs. Victor Robinson, West Bend, from ptomane poison; Olaf Olson, Bancroft: Joseph Prinek, Atwater, Minn., when burned under truck after hit by train near St. Joe. Aturrat 31, 1933 Diamond Jubilee fair opens Monday. Hchool vacation due to end. $48000 granted public works in Kossuth county. Asieta of Algona State Bank (de- lUPcti brine $984 at sale. NRA organizations in seven towns completed wiih A. N. Radeke. Burt George Tiede, LuVerne F E Eigler Fmton, R. E. Hutton, Bancroft. Dr. n' H. Murray, Lakota, Ray Bonacker Titonka and Prank Bestenlehner, Whltte- more, chairmen. U-M> Two ••"••\ I'-v/flrnri formed here Rob- Oscar Naudain (at Sioux FaiL»,'8°D.7 : ' ert Harrington and J. D. Lowe succeed- Soloman Merriam, LuVerne. 'J 18 Hairinirlnn & Dickinson and Theo- - dcre c Hiitcliinson Joining his father Jnly 12, 1933 ln th( ' -"'™ml linn partnership. Action in Gocders case deferred at Beat 1 -.*—Mrs. Dominic Zelmet, Bt state hearing. Wm. Boyken appointed ' s ' John I * lnft nbach, Whltte- president of Titonka Indian Day. The ^.71'' Adam T^ma*. Jr., at Clear country "Hopeful but Fearful' .says Dickinson on return from Washington Will Harris. Farm Editor, joins staff of Algona Upper Des Moines. Mel Fal- kenhalner back from east, savs business showing Increase. Forty-three firms Join with Algona Upper Des Moin- c-s in sponsoring Auction Jubilee. Sid J. Backus named director of a elected state denial official. Call Theatre Installs "wide range" sound equipment. October 8, 1933 Grand Jury indicts Fred Beltz and Merle Cooper, Ledyard, on robbery charges and Victor Tripp, Algona, on rape charge. Albert Schllte, Bancroft dies. Merlin Walker, 4, received fractured skull In car crash west of Algona. Algona merchants sponsor Blue Baste trade days. Matt Strelt elected commander of American Leoion post. William Steele plans new Algona r.whipn. rtorp. Mike Ne'fion. West Bend, found dead from monoxide gas In garage. Mrs. Veda Murtagh taken 11! with sleeping sickness. 655 sign NRA consumers pledge cards In Algona, October U, 1933 {££?*&.%£•„££&%$: SaVSSSS,?S wasfSMMssMs — vss&s ntoxlcated; Fred Schoby, LuVerne, Illegal possession; Douglas Rlley, Irving- tin, charged drivlner while Intoxicated. Moines Judged best T Iowa weekly newspaper In state contest sponsored by State University of Iowa, with 70 newspapers competing. Joe Matem elected commander of the Wesley American Legion post. Algona high loses to Esthervllle. 19 to 0. Academy ties Daugherty, 6 and 6. ni^!L hundred nnd flftv local talent Players prepare for American Auxiliary show in Aljtona. October 19, 1933 Th , l!Bes - Arming «outh of Whlt- slugged In mysterious attack and unsuccessful robbery attempt. Jai A Canada indicted on poll book charge while Governor Herring testifies. Lucy Llzer, Doan: Wm. gona nef ded'at V. of P. W. of Al- belleve » October 2«, 1933 Lakota Sauerkraut Day announced with Ogren and Spurks in charge. September 7, 1933 Fair attendance surpasses 1932 Coun- tv school districts receive $118.880 Val Massey. 22, tries to end life by drink- 24, tries November 2, 1933 ' Burt - 5 ' November 16, 1933 Joe Elsbecker family, near Bancroft, return from church to find fartn home burned to ground. Lota Sehenck, Kas- uth girl. Interviews Mrs. F. D. Roose- elt. Two LuVerne boys, Arthur and EwoMt Zeutteu, arrested on mother's 'harge. Miss Mary Christmas popularity con,est announced. Deaths— Howard KftyserJ, St. Joe: Albert W. Blerstedt, Lone Rock; Han* 'ensen, Seneca; August Slmblll, Tenton; Ooldle Rlley, LIvermore; A. Van- derllnden, Algona, November 23, 1933 County-wide Alfalfa and Corn-Hog meeting held In Algeria, sponsored by The Algona Upper Des Moines. Twenty-four girls enter Miss Mary Christmas popularity contest. Whittemore! corn show draws large crowd. Verne KTeven, 20, burned in strange mishap. Wrist watch worn by Emma Froczcn- berg, Burt, who was killed, is found two and a half years later. Deaths— Mrs. Wm. Telchen, Algona; L. M. Leison, Bode; Mrs. Wm. Rutledge Irvington; Howard Briggs, Swea City; Howard Kayser and Mrs. Mike Braac, St. Joe. Ole Johannesen farm home near Baa- croft, destroyed bv fire. November 39, 1933 Seven corn sealers start work on government corn sealing plan for Kossuth county; coroner's jury probes strange death of Verne Kleven. who died of burns. Five hundred and fifty attend alfalfa-corn-hog meeting In Algona. Kossuth county appropriated $23.80» from Civil Works Administration. Ledard takes lead In North Kossuth basketball race. Deaths— Nick LftFranz, Algona; Dwlght McOlnnls, Algona. December 7, 193J Coroner's Jury solves mystery «f Verne Kleven, burned yoifch, whe* tory of lamp explosion In barn is ex- ilaincd. Martin Frank], Irvlngton merchant, dies from fractured skull vhea truck by tree limb. Santa Claus greet- d by thousands of merry visitors, and St. Benedict Mary Christmas. The grand Jury indicts John Stell, Algona, E. O. Jdy of Port Dodge on illegal cigarette charm. Bruce Peck. Brand larceny, Pent Brcthorst, John Wright, obtaining nrooertv under false ore- tenses, and Henravn Efrdmann, illegal possession. E. R. Morrison, county agent, resigns. and O. A. Bonn&tetter appointed t* take his place. Deaths— Christine Kimdson, Algona; Kenneth Mar low. Lone Rock; Mr*. Walter Kelloof, Fenton. shotKun accident. First Kossuth corn sealed at farms of Matt Hllbert and Frank Bestenlehn- er, under administration recovery act. December 14, 1933 Rudolph Simpson, Swea City, killed when car crashes into parked truck. Moody Simpson, his father, died Immediately following the funeral. Three hunddred and one on Koosuth OlvH Works payroll, yielding over $8,000 • week In salaries. One hundred thousand dollar mark In corn loans reached. Anton Pannkuk, Tltonka, traded his store for a 183-acre farm In souther* Minnesota. Gene Neville, Algona merchant, announces plans to quit business. Deaths— E. M. Sparks, Sexton; MM. Louise Everhard. Whlttemore; Jea» Larson, Infant, Algona. Many seek postofllce Jobs at Titonka, Ledyard. Burt. and Armstrong. December 21, 1933 Corn-Hog committee for county named Corn loans hit $400,000. Bosum store announces sale of lease to Luethold Clothing Co. W. H. Gumming* Variety store announces decision to Quit business. Milton Norton elected president of Klwarua club to succeed W. A. Barry. Dickinson thinks con- press will raise hell at next sessioa. Ell Schneider, West Bend, takes en»» life by shooting. Ed Mawdsley wlM national corn ihow honors. Renew Your Subscription at This "New Deal" Price^One Year for Only This offer will continue ONLY UNTIL FEB, 1, 1934 , , , Make Iowa's Best Weekly Newsom, itor in your home at less than three cents a week * ,< , Twentyxthree correspondents * , ,&«**&. vis " County Paper , * » Kossuth County's Pioneer Newspaper, ,,,THE ALGONA UPPFR Y *** - lliiiilliiilM „„ ....^..i.^iE^iiSiiimiilij^^ "_, I 1CJ>O

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