Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on March 19, 1931 · Page 12
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PAOE TWELVE SENATE, HOUSE IN DEADLOCK ONJAX DILL Filibuster Threat is Made to Force Senate Action. • By Byron G. Allen. rocalioutiis Comity lloprescntntlve. Statc'house, Des Moines, Mar. IB— Tax revision in the 44th general assembly hongs In the balance. The House, which strongly favors a state Income tax, has set the Senate's county assessor bill as a special order for this week Thursday morning but is resentfully watching the Senate, which failed by a vote of 24-24 to make a special order of the in come tax measure. These two hills are the main features of the governor's and legislature's efforts towards revision of the 77-year-old revenue laws of the state. Each measure is overwhelmingly popular in one body but-faces a close vote in the other. Senate leaders claim there are at least four votes which are sorely needed but •will not b« available for the income tax unless the House first passes the county assessor bill. House Threatens Filibuster. House leaders, in turn, are indignant that their body should shoulder responsibility through a "passing of the buck" the Senate, •which, they charge, has throughout two sessions tried to hold a whip(hand over the House. Some of trie representatives threaten another tax filibuster and dead'ock, or oven tabling- of the appropriation bill if the four senators in question "muss up the cards" on the income tax bill, •which the House passed by 82-2G. The real battle o f the 'session is now being waged in hotel lobbies and legislative cloakrooms over the two tax revision measures, and gallery spectators see and hear plenty of excitement during the next week or ten days. The administration forces won a victory in the field of utility legislation last week, when the Senate passed the Hicklin-Simmer bill, sponsored in the governor's inaugural address. The bill was first passed by the House, and provides that municipalities may purchase equipment tor electric plants and pledge earnings for retirement of the cost. This creates a law which it is thought will furnish a buffer against exorbitant rates by utilities. It fosters municipal light and power plants. Toivcr Co. Loses In House. Muscatine's Senator Hicklin and Representative Drake saw their Moscow dam bill suffer overwhelming defeat in the House would have permitted Friday. It construction of a water power plant at Moscow by diverting 35 miles of the Cedar river through a 0-mile canal to Muscatine, where an enormous fall LAKOTA COMMERCIAL CLUB HAS 21 AT FIRST MEETING Lakota, Mar. 17 — The- first Commercial club' meeting at the Woodman hall last week Ttiesday evening was attended by 21 businessmen. A banquet was served by the Royal Neighbors. Talks were given by Joe Lowe, and Clem Galllgan, Buffalo Center. Paving from Lakota north to highway No. 9 was • discussed and an investigation committee appointed. A' town band was also discussed. PIONEER WOMAN ATIRTOTONI8 GIVEN SURPRISE Irvington, Mar. 17 — A surprise party in honor of Mrs. August Juhn son's birthday anniversary \yas at her home Sunday afternoon. At tending were Mr. and Mrs. Harrj Winkle, Algona, and daughter Zel ba, Fort Dodge, Mrs. Rome Roblson son Donald, Mr. and Mrs. A r ernoi Robison, Mrs. Joseph Christensen and Mrs. Stella. Sabin, Algona George Miller, and Mr. and Mrs Harry Sabin and son Dwlght. Late in the afternoon ice cream, furnish ed by Mrs. Christensen and a birth day cake Sent to Mrs. Johnson by a daughter, Mrs. Cornelius Larson, Lake Park, Minn., were enjoyed. Mrs. Johnson also received : several gifts in honor o f the occasion'. Mrs. Johnson is one of the pioneers of Kossuth county, coming here, from Kansas 46 years ago this coming July with her husband. Her home lias always been where she now lives, on her farm several mile's east of Algona. Mrs. Johnson has six living children, Mrs. C. Larson, Mrs. Edward Larson and AVilllam,, all of Lake Park, Minn., Mrs. Harry Winkle, Algona, Mrs. Rome Robison, and George at home . George and his mother live alone on their farm; H e runs 120 acres o f land and Mrs. Johnson does all of her 'own work. She also enjoys gardening and- other out door work. Paul MacCollin .M'>''^^P-Tt •*?<'*> ' . '- Maxwells Planning Improvements— Mr .and Mrs. Russell Maxwell are planning many improvements for their little borne located just north of the Jewell Patterson home. The house is a four-room bungalow several ,-ods back from the road on a small hill. The ground is to be'.'leveled and an evergreen grove planted. They plan to add a front and back porch to the building. Mrs. Maxwell has already laid new flooi; coverings i n all of the rooms and .redecorating walls is to start soon. A hog house is a new addition to the place. The house was built for a tenant house, and was occupied for some time by the Ralph Pars,qns. Lynn Girl to Blind School- Mrs. George Scuffham and brother Kenneth Lyons drove to Ames Saturday to visit their parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Lyon, and to see a younger sister, Inez, who was leaving "home to attend the school for would generate 02,000 horsepower, the bUnd a? V^ton. TneT 1^ eigh A Ijl.lfp ohnVA +Vw. nonnl ...n..l.-l \ .« I .- , Clfanl. years old, and is only partially blind. Specialists, however, believe that A lake the canal would have] been about three times the size of Spirit Lake. Before this bill went to final vote, this writer added an amendment which would have permitted recapture of the site and equipment by the state after 20 years. With defeat of the measure, which had passed the Senate, this writer re Introduced his recapture provision as a' separate bill which will affect future gifts of waterpower sites to private corporations. Public Interest Protected. Such natural power 'resources, which have thus far been donated to the power interests by the state, are lost to the public, unless by excessive expense O f condemnation proceedings and values based on good will, future earnings, and unearned increment. The proposed bill will hereafter, if passed by both houses and approved, prevent such elements entering- into value on recaptures by the state or counties. In the week just ended the House passed a bill providing for a tax on oleomargarine, refused to decrease salaries of state officers $il,,OQO year, selected the Torgeso'n-EHs- worth senatorial redistricting bill, and set a time for considering- the abolishment of compulsory military training in state colleges and the university. The Senate opened the week by rejecting Governor Turner's two selections for the board of education, Dernopi-at Frank .Miles, Iowa Legionnaire editor, and Republican Max Hueschen, Holstein editor. This was a jolt to the governor, and was Interpreted in some corners as a sign of lobby power on the part of the present board of education. The Senate also refused to cut state salaries, passed a n automobile driver's license law, and a commit tee rewrote the House income tax bill. In the meantime the university in vestigation committee has continued Its third week of th c probe. A crowd of Interested people heard testimony concerning severance of athletic relations by big- Ten schools because the Hawkeyes proselyted athletes. ALGONIAN'S GRANDDAUGHTER FEATUREDJN_NEWTON 'AD Mrs. Frank Green returned Sunday from Newton, where she had been since last week Tuesday, visiting a now granddaughter, born March ] to Mr. an ,i j] r s. Alger. Mrs. Algcr wus Nellie Green before her marriage. The baby, who has been named Judith Honor, was the first member of a First Baby of the Month Club, recently inaugurated by Newton merchants. A full page in a recent issue of the Newton Daily News was devoted to a picture of the baby and advertisements of merchants presented gifts to the "First Baby of the Month." A front page story with a box head was also featured. Society Mrs. D. R. Steele and her son Donald returned Sunday from Klng- Bley, where they had spent a week with Mrs. Steele's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Kliebensteln. The Presbyterian women will serve supper at the Legion hal} Saturday evening, March 28. Mrs. J. s. Auner entertained her bridge club last Thursday afternoon. there will be no improvement in her sight. Herman Lyon, who has been at Ames since December, returned v with his sister and brother Sunday evening and will work here. Missionary Society Meets Tomorrow The Missionary society meets this Friday afternoon at the church. Mrs. J. M. Cox will lead. The foreign topic is japan, with the subjects, The Youth of Japan in Ac. tion, and Is There Need'for Mission Schools? Christian literature helping- to mould character will be studied. The national topic Is, Foreigners in America, and the foreign student, foreign language churches, and the Migrant Worker, will be studied Mesdames Schichtl and Roney are hostesses. District No. 4 School Opened— District No. 4 school in Rlverdale, which did not open, in September because of scarcity of pupils, opened last week Monday, and four pupils who moved to the vicinity March 1 are attending. Arrangements were made in September for the few scholars i n the district to attend school in Aigona, and they will continue till school closes in May. The teacher at No. 4 Is Pearl Leig-h. Elevator in Annual Meeting— The annua] business meeting of the Farmers elevator was held Friday afternoon at the" office, annual business meeting M ORNINGSIDB COLLEGE mus leal director who trained a cap ella choir of GO voices which gave a concert at the Algona Methodis church .Tuesday, evening. phone line Xo. 14 was also held Frl day afternoon. President M. L Roney and secretary and treasurei Ralph Lage were re-elected. John Miller, 11; Entertains— Three little friends were entertain ed Sunday at dinner by John 'Miller in 'honor of his eleventh birthday. Guests were Paul Wickwlre, and Harold and Ronald Sabin. John was presented with several gifts. Clnircli Contributions Requested— Mrs. V. ,7. Schichtl, church treasurer, asks thoso wishing to make contributions to send them to her at Irvington between now and April 1. The church year is nearly ended. Mrs. Jno. Simon Has Operation— Mrs. John Simon underwent an operation at the Kossuth -hospital ast week Thursday morning, and is recovering. Musical program Tomorrow Night— A musical program will be given at the church this week Friday evening, beginning at s o'clock, Admission will be 25 cents. Other Irvington News. The Rev. A. English read for the Scripture lesson Sunday, Luke 20:1. He also read from the book of Mathew. His sermons for the last two Sundays have been concerning Jesus luring the Passion Week. Commun- on service will be held Easter morn- ng, and new members will be taken nto the church. The Wm. Boldridges were Sunday ifternoon guests at Gainer. Mrs. foe Wilhelmi visited Sunday with Hr. and Mrs. Merl Webster. Mrs. B. D. Fogerty, of AVashing- :on, is spending a few days with the Russell Maxwells. Mrs. Fogerty is i sister of Russell. Merrill Parosns was absent from school last week with foot trouble. Blood poisoning was feared, but he s now better. ALGONA GIRL HONORED AT IOWA STATE COLLEGE Ames, Mar. 17—Kathryn Mlsbach, unior home economics student at owa State college, daughter of Jos. Vtlsbach, Algona, was recently initiated into Phi Upsilon Omlcron, honorary home economics fraternity. The election of membe'rs is based on cholarship, professional attitude, personality, and leadership. Kathryn has also been chosen member of the cast for "The Pirate," a play to be given during the annual college spring festival. She is a member of the Gamma Phi Beta social sorority.' Coicmrtii, rastoi* — These are days of grea interest to men everywhere, no' only because of the many and start ling occurences throughout the world, but because once more we fire approaching the season In which Jesus and His disciples entered Into the dark shadow oC the Cross. There fore we invite all to join In the study eC the lessons of the Sunday schoo . . . Next Sunday: morning sermon theme, The Judge Who Sits In Judgment. Evening subject, A Dream. ' NiAZARENE, I. F. Metcntf, pns tor — Sunday school, !):45 a. m. morning worslilp. 11; sermon by pastor; evangelistic service, 7:30 P m.; text, Gen. 22:13-14 Jehovah jlrch. A special missionary program wl'.l take p'tfee from 0:43 to 7:Hl>. THINITY KVANGEIjICAL MJ THE11AN, P. J. liruncr, Pastor — German services next Sunday forenoon at 10:30. Lenten service nexl Wednesday at 7:30 p. m. The confirmation of the catchemens will take place on Palm Sunday. ST. THOMAS, Father EHcr, Rector — Next Sunday: service and sermon at 7:30 p. m. On Wednesday, March 25, Holy Communion at 9 a. m.; Lenten service and address, 7:20 P. m. FHIST IAITHEUAN, C. E. Olsson, Pastor — Next Sunday: Sunday school at 10 a. m.; morning worship at 10:45. OKLAHOMANS IN THANKS FOR BELIEF FOB NEEDY Supervisor Olaf Funnemark, who superintended the shipping of a car- oad of foodstuffs from the Wesley neighborhood t 0 drought sufferers n the south recently received a letter from G. A. Cooper, Albion, Okla., acknowledging receipt. The letter said: "Your letter was found and liAid- d to me, and as one of the Red :ross committee I will try to tell •ou how we appreciate the car of oodstuffs. 'The car was divided between hree small towns, Clayton, Tuskla- loma, and Albion. Each has a population of about 300, with ' a sur- •ounding territory of about ILOOU )eople. "At the present time we (Albion) iave about 100 families dependent n the Red Cross for most of their provisions. We have our part of tlie ar stored, and" a man In charge vho fills orders, and I'll assure you hat it is being used for the bene- it of the ones who are deserving ind worthy. "We shall always have a warm pot In our hearts and minds for our dear stranger friends In Iowa who ame to our aid with the kind of ympathy that can be made into iread for our drought-stricken humanity." MRS, LEE REED, 42, BURIED TUESDAY Mrs. Lee Reed, who had been 111 a year with heart trouble, died at her home on south Phillips street Sun- clay and funeral services were held Tuesday at the Mei-rltt funeral home, with Mrs. Halvorson, a Baptist,, minister froni Goldfield, In charge. Burial .was made In Riverview. Mrs. Reed had been abed two weeks preceding death. Mrs. Reed was born at Sullivan, '111., December 10, 188!), and was married to Emery Oliver in June, mil. 'One child, Melvln, 17, survives. 'She and Mr. Oliver separated, and In 1910 she was married, to Mr. Reed. She is survived by her husband and two children, Dale 12, and Keith, 7. There are four stepchildren, Mrs. Lucille Hagg, Dell Rapids, S. D.; Mrs. Velmar Hagg, Algona; Orville Reed, Em'metsburg; and Irvln Reed, Algona. She Is also survived by five brothers and sisters: George and Henry Webb, Sullivan, 111.; Tobe and "Att" Webb, Decatur, 111.; and Mrs. Sarah Freeman, of Sullivan, Mr. and Mrs. Reed came to a farm near St. Benedict 11 years ago and moved to Algona 5 years ago. Mn Reed has been In the employ o£ the Hill Supply Co. Out-of-town-relatives In attendance at the funeral were Mrs. Freeman and her daughter, Mrs. Mary Davis; Mrs. Roy Enterline, Fort Dodge; Orville Reed, and Mr. and Mrs. Hjalmer Hagg, Doll Rapids. South Cresco Spring Work Begins. After a sharply cool week-end caused by recent snows elsewhere, he weather is again warm. The farmers are disking for oats, town peo- >le are raking yards, and the women ire, or have finished, cleaning house. Spring, from present indi- lations, has arrived a full month arller than usual. Rebekahs Flan Convention. Wesley, Mar. 17 — Delegates from xll Rebekah lodges In the county will meet at the local hall this week 'riday to make arrangements for county convention at Wesley Tues- lay, May 26. "\ AtAKRE'S For a Few Days Only "RICHELIEU" and "PURE QUILL 50c Coffee will be sold for—pound Dry Cleaning Is Sensible ECONOMY The junking of wearing apparel and house-furnishings before they have served their full wearing capacity is unforgivable wastefulness. It is especially so when bur thorough and low-priced service is so conveniently and effectively at your service with no more effort than a.plioue call, Rescue the things you were disposed to replace with new and see how really practical our cleaning service is, / Rugs, Draperies and Lace Curtains Cleaned and Delivered to You on Short Notice. MEN'S SPRING SUITS WOMEN'S DRESSES and Top Coats Plain and Fancy WE CLEAN AND KEBLOCK HATS Elk Cleaners & Tailors - - - PHONE 800, '•;, '.:. 22 Years of Efficient Service. Corner Dodge and Call Sts, B. F. Sparks has so far recovered from his recent operation as to be able to ride out each day. His son D. D. and the latter's son George drove down to Nevada week before last, visiting Mrs. L. 3. Brown, Boone, en route, and ' brought Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Sparks home. Mrs. John Simon re-entered the Kossuth hospital last week Wednesday evening, underwent a minor operation Thursday, ar.d is reported doing well. Many farmers in the fields last tveelc, were preparing the ground for oats. Leonard Brown, Boone, has begun work for D. D. Sparks. . .1. L. Gerber was re-elected director i n Dist.'No. 3 last week Monday. Mesdames B. H. and Martha Potter, Algona, and the latter's daughter, Mrs. Ray Miner, Merlden, with her little son and a friend, also of Merlden, were guests in this neign- borhood last Thursday. The Mothers and Daughters club was entertained last Thursday at Mrs. William Runchey's. Eight guests attended. The next meeting Is to be held March 26 at the home of Mrs. B. F. Sparks, and election of officers will take .place. A quilt made by the club has been presented to Mrs. Martha Potter-Applegate, of the Corwitli vicinity. Members are to take shears, cloth, and quilt patterns to the next meeting. Mr. and Mrs. Charles "Wagoner, Algona,,, were visitors Sunday at Nick Wagoner's. CHRISCHILLES & HERBST W & v£ i 9 % $?• M Budding Figures* OS t» e * above, 0 sec . LOANS On AU fofius Security. Special loan plan for . purchasing milch cows. See or write ^ .' C. It. LA BABBE Alpoua Phone 66. First door nort^ of State Buuk 27.30 DAIRY CALF CLUB TO BE HELD HEXT TUESDAY B. M. Wright field secretary of the Iowa State Dairy association, will be In the county next Tuesday evening for a county 4-H club meet- Ing at the Legion hall, Algona. Mr. Wright has pictures of the Story of Iowa's Champion Dairy ' Cialf club members which he will show. The meeting Is for all club leaders, officers of calf groups, farmers, breeders, creamerymen, arid others Interested In the extent and possibilities of <IrH club work. . AL60NA RIFLE CLUB GRANTED CHARTER Washington, D. C.—The recently organized Algona Rifle club has been Issued a charter by the National Rifle association, according to announcement today at headquarters here. The off leers of the new club are; Torkel Hill, president; G. D. Brundage, vice president ;_L. C. Reding, treasurer; L. W. Green;" secretary ; J. Clyde Smith, executive officer; D. E. Dewel, publicity officer. This club is one of more than 2500 active rifle-shooting clubs affiliated with the national association. Local members will practice 'under the coaching of Mr. SmltM. Civilian rifle clubs are functioning in practically every state of 'the Union, and Junior clubs are operating in high schools, summer camps, Y. M. C. A.'s and Y. W. C. A/a. Industrial plants, Legion posts, churches, community centers, and other organizations have senior clubs operating under charters of the national association. The Algona club will fire for medals awarded'by the National Rifle association and matches will probably be arranged soon with nearby Clubs. , OATS: IOWA COEfi selection frotti '106. ' Tills' Variety has yielded" better for''the last three yedrs than any 'Other 'early variety In Iowa, Minnesota, and North Dakota, la also htore Immune to rust. See Pluni Creek Elevator Co.. for prices. 4lp27-2S SMALL BLACK AND white dog. Sport, . baby's pet, Notify Tony ' Soronseri, Irvlrigtoh. 13p27 WANTED: MAN TO RUN PORT- able mill- Cash bond required. >BR N H0 Second bouw ,.„ Mrs. north of KENT; house, do. dose in. FOR nSNrTui houso. 418. -m. Phone no. Big Day . .' / We are; going to give away -a Goodyear T! 'bring in ybur eggs and get a chance on the TI Every dozen eggs gets a chance. 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