Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on March 26, 1931 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, March 26, 1931
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ALGONA, IOWA, MARCH 26, 1931 Pages Number 28 OY$ WHO STOLE CAR HERE HELD COURT HERE Term to Open iy With Many ges Listed. [court will 'open next 'Mon- j Judge James DeLand on h and 94 new cases Have since the January term [Damage suits will have the •at during the term, par[the four suits Instituted L.i of cancellation of the mtract to build the .new lls brought as the result' Jiatton of the Mayer con- fbulld t'he new high school 10, of which the Mayers 0,000. The first suit, filed ago against the school a $50,000 for breaking The second suit was ,.3 Mayers, J. H. and F. F., foals and asks $100,000 for (lander in .the process of i. • This latter suit lists members of the .school p. Harrington, A. E. G. S. Bnchanan, the lompiny and the architects, two suits were brought Jjy iloldt investment Co.- One Ipa'yment of the December h'lch was assigned by the the company to secure j( loans. The , other suit Iterials used on the school fon which the company i have a chattel mortgage i the Mayers. ' Both suits ! a $10,000 total.' ivo Officers Sued. ; suit of local Interest Is Fred Schoby against Newyille of Algona, : Steward of Hurt, claim- j damages as the result' of unauthorized search of ' car and subsequent fin-' [choby on a charge of Inntor .is asking $3000 ^rom John D. Helderscheldt received when- trie"'1at- pped over while Mantor aenger.; -. ,.; ''•' . ; ;, ''.••:.'., It Hanna, guardian of Ell- pton, asks $200 damages Andrew, state superin- ! banking, as receiver of I. Lu. Verne bank-,''' for al- pholdlng of a note owned i and left at the bank In a suit filed later rership obtained a writ of on the note to secure by the bank given by i and H. R. Larimer. lellan is asking for a n Clinton ,McClellan fier husband with habitual There are eight chil- I cases noticed - for trial of court is a damage by Mrs. Augusta nst Henry KlocUe, Wes- i 122,000 damages, . Mrs. »» injured and lost a leg [Klocke car, in which she an off the grade south was wrecked. The car I borrowed by another Al- none of the Klock.es car. Cases for Trial/ Iw cases noticed for trial 'alah vs. win. O'Donnell, I »' Judgment. ] Separator Co. vs. w. E [account. . 1 receiver, vs. Elizabeth "Horn's attachment. n vs. Payton Reece, ' s °n vs. John Moulds et »termer vs. F. H. Seller, vs. Thos. Co. vs . w . A . Vs . Jacob Lud- w. Andrew, contract. . Cases tor Trial, ;Mf e-Co. vs . . contract. re- P. et a l vs. Wm . j, (Joint >Broe n et 'ai T i u w< n a i, two fore- divorce. npao ft • §& ru CoM,? e ^ n l*» MUSIC STUDENTS AT ST, CECELIA'S TO 6IVE. RECITAL Senior pupils of St. Cecelia's academy u w~ni'*grve' "a" musicar~1Pe : eilal : - v at the .academy next Sunday evening at 8 .o'clock.. The program follows: Overture . Zamecnik . St. Cecelia's Orchestra. Heart's Ease, piano solo Heins •..'.;• Gertrude Zerider. Out Where the West Begins, piano ' solo J-i... -_..I._.'_- Phileo. Frances Winkel. Hail to America, chorus Buffer . High School Girls. March, violin, cornet, clarinet Bennett ''Frances and Dorothy McEnroe, , and Donald Frankl. Water. Sprite's,' piano solo—Norman Frances Walters. Valse Caprice, piano solo—Newland -.Adeline Erpelding. Activity—Violin, Cornet, clarinet, trombones .; Bennett Calvin arid Floyd Bode, Donald Frankl, Emmett Hegarty, "\ John Deim. March, piano duet Hasson Elizabeth Leners, Gertrude Baylor. Story. Without Words, dance.Malley Rosanne and John Lee Holtzbauer. Berceuse, violin solo Lehmann Margaret Malloy, piano, '. Kathryn p.ehn. Glow-Worm,'piano solo Lincke Emilia E_rpelding. You Are a Wonderful Mother, chorus : , Goodwin High School Boys. Believe Me, piano solo—i ..Pape Kathryn Deim. My Old Kentucky Home, violin duet—. Weigand Edward Zender and Omer Kelly. Piano, Elizabeth Barry. La Chasse au Lion, piano solo — ;ii.. T ; Kohlling Elizabeth Barry. • Bliss Eternal, violin and trombone Bennett •'.'- Calvin and Floyd Bode. New Spring, piano solo Lange • • .. Eleanor Lamuth. Ohalmai, saxophone duet —Bennett Joseph Kelly and Edmund Capesius. Qebrge/tJEJas a Grouch on Sister, reading, _, —— Anonymous '•'•'• V John Bestenlehner. College, Days, violin duet—Weigand Frances McEnroe and .'•-••..--•;• M-auric'e McEvoy. ' Piano, Kathryn Deim. Country Gardens, piano eolo^ ,i_- ; , Grainger June Ad^'lle Aman. Orchestra. RALPH FALWEY SENTENCED TO ANAMOSAJjUT PAROLED Ralph Falwey, sun of the W. W. Fajwey who was sentenced to five years, at Fort Madison a couple of weeks ago on a charge of stealing corn., has pleaded, guilty it a charge of'breaking and entering to get the corn, and has been sentenced to five yeajs at Anamosa, but a parole "from the bench 'was granted, and he, is,subject to the state board of parole's Jurisdiction. The father had been Involved In a similar theft on a preceding occasion. The elder Mr. Falwey and two accomplices re- celved five-year terms. Grand Lodge Grants O. K. on Hospital Unanimous approval of the plan of the local Prudence lodge of Masons to -buy the former Algona hospital building was granted by the grand lodge of the state, according to a letter received by Secretary D. L. Leffert of the lodge Sunday. Trustees of the lodge are meeting tonight to complete arrangements for purchase of the building, which is to be done before April 1. Several plans for remodeling the hospital are to be asked of contractors by the trustees so .that a choice will be available. These plans are to be outlined and then presented to the members for approval at the regular lodge meeting Thursday night, April 9. ' -' ' .-',. It is planned to push work along as speedily as possible, and 'that the new lodge home and club rooms will be available for use sometime summer or early this fall. • this CITY FILTER CONTRACT IS LET TO THE COWANS A contract for the new city filter- Ing plant was let Monday nteht by the council to H. R. Cowan & Son, no objectors appearing at a scheduled hearing. •. Removal of dirt was to begin yesterday. An engine-driven ecoop operated by the W. B. Williams company, Algona, was placed on the ground Monday ready to start operations, but Monday and Tuesday's rain stopped work. If the weather is favorable, the Cowans will start work immediately after the dirt has been removed. Other towns in this part of the state have been having trouble from dirty water caused by rust and the odors of well gas. Estherville,. for example, Is also planning a filtration plant. That town, like Algona, has a munlclpally-owned light and power plant and can divert funds to pay for the plant. Algona's filtration plant is to be paid for entirely from light and power earnings, and no tax will be levied. This is possible though the local light and power' rates are as low as those of similar towns throughout the state, or even lower. TWO TENNIS COURTS WILL BE BUILT AT GOLF LINKS Mayor Albert Ogren, president of the Country club and in charge of greens and grounds, started a crew of men at work yesterday leveling off the top of the hill south of the clubhouse where two tennis courts are to be built this spring. The view from the courts will 'be equally as good as that from the clubhouse, which overlooks the river, the town and the farm, lands,to the south and west. The courts are on top of the hill, where the players will be benefit ted by the breeze. The" site is excellent *9r drainage purposes, and the courts will be dry in a short period following a rain. Seeks Master's Degree. Paul Kenefick left Friday, for Minneapolis, where he has begun work towards his master's degree in sociology at the University of Min- nesot?, .He received a B. A. degree at the University of Montana. - Giant* TM 99+ 'Cat* CwdinaU played basketball against 0UJ;wapn> Ql- ants Gbloagfc P» the local academy • • ALGONIANS THIRD IN CLASSES OF DISTRICT DEGLAM A fair-sized crowd attended a pre- dlstricf declamatory' contest'"at"'the" Bryant Tuesday evening. Nine schools were represented: Algona, Belmond, Fenton, Fonda, Garner, Humbqldt, Lake Mills, Rehwick, and Rolfe. Algona's contestants, Donald Hutchlns and Helen Morrow, both won third in their respective classes. The judges were Principal and Mrs. James Rae and Mrs. Max Kissic, all of Mason City., The winners in order of ranking follow: Oratorical—Robert Watson, Humboldt; Frances Long, Fonda; Donald Hutchins, Algona; Danzel Tompkins. Garner. Dramatic — Ruth Chrlstenson, Renwlck; Lois Barber, Fonda; Helen Morrow, Alg'ona; Viola Twito, Lake Mills. Humorous—Jane . Bellows,' Humboldt; August I^rause, Fenton; Florence Peterson, Rolfe; Eileen Glbbs, Belmond. The complete -program follows: Music High School Orchestra ORATORICAL The Constitution—Donald Hutchins, Algona. The Strange Drama, '•' Frances Long, Fonda, The Masterful Man of the Ages, Danzel Tompkins, Garner. Shall We Commit Suicjde? Robert Watson, Humboldt. Music—(a) ...The Tinker Song (b) —The Hunter's Glee Boys' Glee Club. DRAMATIC ' The Law of Retaliation—Lois Barber, Fonda. . The Allen — Ruth Christenson, Renwick.- ,. ..--.,• The Reprisal—Helen Morrow,;, Algona. The Screen—Viola Twlto, L^flce Mills. • ; • ' - ••?-'-' ;.:.:• Music - .-.^-.Summer Winds The'Girls'.Double Octette,., HUMOROUS • That Bore—Jane Bellows, Humboldt. Pink Ice Cream — Eileen Gibbs, ielmond. . Der Deffil Gar—August Krause, Fenton. . Ma at the Basketball Game ence Peterson, Rolfe. KATE SKINNER SLATED FOR DISTRICT TEACHERS'HEAD .There was an attendance of 2200 at a North Central Teachers'' association convention at Mason-City lasf Thursday, Friday, and Satur- dayl Of particular interest,'to Al- gpna and Lu Verne people is the fact that .Kate skinner,: superintendent of the LU Verne schools, was elected junior member of the executive committee of three. This means th£t in due course she yrOl Pe promoted to president of the association. " i $130,000 BANCROFT BANK ASSETS PUT UP FOR SALE Receiver W. O. Pyle announces that remaining assets O f £he First National bank, Bancroft, . closed in PotQber, /W37. wiW fee sold at at the courthouse next 3 p. nj. Ther« are e.ven unpaid assets, the at TWO COUTESTS FOR ELECTION HERE MONDAY Ogren Slate Menaced Only by Specht and Moore. With city election due next Monday there has been comparatively little excitement. Mayor Albert Ogren and the rest of his ticket are conceded an inside track In the race in which there are only two opponents, C. F. Specht for mayor and J. M, Moore for councilman in the second ward against W. A. Foster. The tickets for the election are: CITIZENS' T-ICKET For Mayor—Albert Ogren. For Councilman—First ward, W. A. White; Second ward, W. A. Foster; Third ward, Frank Kohlhaas; Fourth wardi C. Herman. Councilmen-at-Large—Thos. Kain and Frank Geigel. Assessor—E. H. Beardsley. Treasurer—H. M. Hauberg. Park Commissioner—M. P. Weaver. PEOPLE'S TICKET Councilman—Second ward, J. M. Moore. (Only candidate on the ticket.) INDEPENDENT TICKET Mayor—C. F. Specht. (Only candidate on the ticket.) The ballots are made up in a manner similar to the general state and national ballots, with the circle for a straight ticket vote accompanying the party designation, and a square before the name of each candidate. As usual a cross in the circle means a vote for' everyone on the ticket. The names of the candidates for ward councilmen appear only on the ballots for that ward. For instance First ward ballots carry only Mr. White's name in the designated place for a councilman vote, and the others do not appear. In the Second ward Mr. Foster's name appears under the Citizens' ticket, and Mr. -Moore "Under' the^People's ticket'. 7 In Third ward Mr. Kohlhaas's name, and in the Fourth ward Mi\ Herman's name, appear under the Citizen's designation. Polls open at'8 a. m. and close at p. m. Polling places are: First ward—Elbert garage; Second ward —Kent garage; Third ward—Third ward schoolhouse; Fourth ward— Sheriff's office in the courthouse. PERFECT ATTENDANCE RECORDJtEJT 7 YEARS Following the lessson period at the Baptist ^Sunday school last Sunday, the secretary, Mrs. C. A. Samson, read the names of persons who had been perfect in attendance during the preceding year. Suitable tokens were presented -by' the school. Dorothy Taylor headed the list with a record of perfect attendance for seven consecutive years. Ruth and Robert Black have perfect records for three years; Thelma, Witham, Delia Moe, and Everett and Evelyn Black, for two; Elenor and Ronald Jenkins, Kathleen Evans, Minerva Coleman, Marcella Coleman, Mrs. F. H. Webster, Mrs. Jerry Helgens, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Witham, and AV- T. Presnell completing the -list. . Marcoila Coleman is the youngest member of .the group; Mrs. Helgens the oldest. A rule counting everyone perfect who was present unless unavoidably kept away by sickness would, include the senior deacon, John Urch, who would then have the honor of being eldest in the group, '§uch a rule should include his wife, who has cared for him during his illness. GEORGE LAPPE,' BANCROFT, CHARGED WITH GUN THEFT George Lappe was arrested at Bancroft Monday by Sheriff L. E. Hovey on a charge of larceny. He was to have a preliminary hearing late yesterday afternoon. Last Thursday Ernest Godfredson, em- ploye at the Skelly oil station on west State street, missed a revolver that he kept at the station. During the afternoon Lappe had been in the station. Sheriff Hovey went to Ban- ci'oft", ' recovered the revolver, and brought Lappe back to Algona with. him. Lappe was sentenced to five years at fhe reformatory at Anamosa in the fail of 1927 after pleading guilty to a charge of stealing chickens. He was pardoned a year, ago, after having- bad q, good record while on parole for a year. BOY FRACTURES SKULL IN FALL FROM MOVING AUTO Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Bishop's son John suffered a slight fracture of the skull w t hen he fell off the running board of. a. .car driven by Bernard Yeoman test Thursday even- Ing. The accident occurred in front- of the Spencer hpme on east McGregor, and John was taken to the Kossuth hospital, where, he remained tm Sunday. He was able to sit up yesterday, and is repovertagr rapidly. LisTA-, father 'is the, local fcfo?thwe»tern trfc);- committee weaker. lx^ pjttol was local troop No,. Bre»d is fjv* Ctelte, The Algona Bakery is now roanu «o loeJt p| njav ha , Tb,« t>ank has. paid, 9nly si? new scou * rf m tNfflR Injury Each Kossuth Acre is Short 287,496 Gallons of Rainfall For a period oC ten months, or since last June, Kossuth county lh short 10.86 inches of the normal rainfall. Rain and snow since June 1, Including up to Monday noon, was J3.no /inches, wheras the normal amount is 24.'56. It rained on only 45 days out of 295 In this period, and the sun shone 200 day a, according to reports kept by Weather Observer L. M. Merritt. The precipitation by months n.nd the normal for each month follow. Actual Normni Ju ne 3.46 4.50 July si 3.83 August 1.91 3.44 September 3.71 3.64 October 1,44 2 .43 •November 2.02 1.55 December 28 1.14 January 27 1.05 February '. (JT 1.2U; In February there were traces of rain in the measuring instrument on only three days, and the instrument did not register rain or snow other than the trace during the whole month. Up to Monday a total of .39 inch of rain had fallen s o far in March. It continued to rain Monday afternoon. The normal rainfall for March is 1.77 inches; for April, 2.90 inches; for May, 4.58 inches. This is a total of 9.31 inches due between March 1 and June 1. The lack of 10.GG inches, of near- 'y half ofthe normal, was the cause of the drought which affected crops in the growing season last summer. From June to October only , one month ran over the normal, and that was September. The other months ;fell away below the normal, particularly July, which had less than an inch of rain, \vhile the normal is ,nearly four inches. The period starting April 1 is usually the heaviest rain period of the year. In the next six months 22.95 inches of rain should fall. This would be two-thirds of the normal total for the year, which is 32410 inches. The shortage last season meant that every square foot of ground in Kossuth lacked 6.6 gallons during the"'period.' There are '43,560' square feet in an acre and the shortage on an acre of ground would therefore be 287,496. .Persons handy with figures can determine the stupendous total for a quarter section, for a township, and for the county as a whole. There was a more or less steady drizzle Sunday night, all day Monday,' and part of Tuesday. Tuesday morning there was a light fall of snow, but it melted immediately. It was sunny again yesterday. TRACK MEET TO OPEN SEASON HERE TODAY The local track season opens officially this afternoon with the home meet at Athletic field. Some V 30 aspirants make up the team, and prospects are good for a successful season. Practice tryouts have resulted in shotputs up to 40 feet arid javelin throws up to 145. The pole vault event will, be well taken care of, and the same relay team that ran last year is available. On the whole, there is a little better outlook'in field events than in track, though at least one good miler and a good \half-miler have shown up so far. The hurdles are the weak point. A meet with Emmetsburg- April 17, a' Big Six meet at Webster City May 8, a "state-district meet, probably at Mason City, May 24, and a meet at Sioux Falls May 15, make up the tentative schedule. Livermore comes here next week for a practice meet. PHILLIPS KNOCKS RUBLE OUT MIDWAY IN THE 2ND Clarence Phillips scored his third knock-out in a row when he floored Charles Ruble, northwest and Clay county champion, in a scheduled 8- round main go at Spencer last Thursday night. Ruble, who was not in the same class with Phillips, lasted only half way through the second round. . Phillips is now to meet Frankie Soldes, 165-pound Minneapolis boy with a record of 300 scraps, in a main go at a Legion match at Spencer Tiext Monday night. At this show Vic (Cowboy) Hilvety, recent Algona acQulsitlon, is to make his initial appearance in the ring. Hilvety, who -has been setting pins at the Hub bowling alleys, 'has . been working out with Phillips. Phillips refereed a boxing show at Estherville Tuesday night. GEO, H, SUTTON, BANCROFT, FINED FOR DRUNK DRIVING -George H. Button was arrested at Bun last week Tuesday on a charge pf driving while he was intoxicated, and was bound to the grand jury by Justice Danson last week 'Wednesday morning.' That afternoon he was taken before Judge Davidson at Emmetsburg, and' .was fined flvO and costs. . one-'balf pf the tine was allowed to t» held "P on stay and the rem.aind.er was paid- where*- ' Project Le&der S. KNOWLES, state lead- J-^l er.of Home Project work, spent February 26 in Kossuth. A conference was held with the H. D. A. in the'morning, 1 after which Mrs. J. H. Warburtoh.r county chariman of Home Project work, entertained Misses Knowles and Body at luncheon at her home.near Lakota. The afternoon was' spent at laying definite, plans'for a county contact meeting this week Tuesday at Burt, for the writing of the 1932 project April 28, state fair plans May 20, and Achievement day May 28. Algona Markets Close of Business March- 24. By W. J. and Alice Payne. GRAINS Corn, No. : 8'".i __ .>- ______________ — 4'5c c r - : -t.*— 'I-23e Barley, No. 2 ________ i: ____ ;-_i ____ 38c PRODUCE Eggs,, straight, run ---------- ____ 14c Graded, No., 1 ___ ._: ____ ; _____ ;_• ____ 170 Graded, No. 2 ___ _i __ 1 ___ _ ____ __12c Cash cream ___ __________ ___ ___c27c POULTRY Hens, 5 Ibs. and under •_: ___ : ____ ;_'.16c Hens, over 5 Ibs. __ ______ .__' _____ I6c Leghorn hens ____ ____ _ ___ _ ____ _lgg Heavy breed stags _;. ____________ 13c -9c Heavy roosters Leghorn .roosters ___-_;___ _______ _7c Capons, 6V6 Ibs. and over _____ — 23c Capons, under 6% Ibs. __ ___ _____18c HIDES Calf and cow, Ib. ------ „ __________ 3e Large horse --------- ' ____ J1.75-$1.25 Small horse ___ : ______ '•---'-- ______ $1.00 Colt hides, each ----- „.-. ___ ', ______ 500 LIVESTOCK . Hogs— ' Best sorted lights, 180 to 230 '.'.'. Ibs. ---- _ ------- ...... -j'..$7.20 Best medium weight butch, ers, 230 to 260 _______ .___,i|6.90 Best packing sows, 300 to 350 ' Ibs. -------------------- ,__ $5,80 Best heavy butcher, 260 to 300 Ibs. ___________________ $6.70 Best prime heavy butchers, 300 to 350 Ibs. ... ____ ____ —$6.50 Best heavy sows, 350 to 400 Ibs. . ------- ...... -------- $5.50 Best big heavy sows, 450 to 600 Ibs. ___________ ____ $5.00-$5.40 Cattle — Yearlings _______ _ _____ $5.00-$6.00 Fat 9ows -------------- $3.50-$4.50 Canners and cutters ___ $2.00-$2.75 Veal calves ____________ $6.00-$7,00 Bulls ------------ . ____ $2.50-'$3':50 Fat steers ---------- ._.$6,00-$7,00 DOCTOR ASKS DAMAGES OF ST, BENEDICHANK CLERK Suit was filed in district court Friday by Dr. R. A. Evans against Eleanor J. Rahin, St. Benedict, for $5000' damages as the result ot a car accident the .day. after Christ- mae. Doctor Evans was a passenger in the August Robison car, and was going to the Robison home an a, professional, call. The Rahm car, with Rosalia, a 16-year-old girl, driving, and ,in which Miss Rahm was a passenger, and ' the Robison car crashed, and 'Doctor Evans sufferet a broken rib and other injuries that kept him in bed for a period. ALGONIAN VISITS TAMMANY HALL; SEE^POLITICAL BOSS Dr.iR. H. Crawford pot home last Thursday from New York City, where he attended a graduate clinic. In a spare hour he. visited the famous JTammany Hall, democratic state headquarters, and there saw a political boss whp was reviewed In a recent issue of Time. In Chicago he passed an employment bureau In front of which a crowd that spread out for a blpck was gathered in search of work.. H« noticed no other signs, of depression in the city. COURT OF HONOR PLANNED FOR BOY SCOUTS APRIL 8 A Boy Seou£ CO.UK pf Hemp? 3* which, merit badges and other faonora •wlli be awarded w«l be hjela.' here AprlJ 8, when 9. RUTHVEN LADS ARRESTED FOR CARJHIEVERY Three Youths Pursue Hectic Career as Criminals. A series of car thefts and housebreaking, including the theft of the* Henry Wagner car here March 7.. was cleared up at Emmetsburg laat week when three youths, Merle and Leo Counley, 17 and 15 years old, and Loral Paulson, only 13 year* old, all of Ruthven, were arrested. by State Agent Jess Quinlan and. Sheriff R. L. 'Shea, of EmmetsburR. All thre'e confessed and are to be taken before Judge F. C. Davidson, and will probably be sent to Eldora. Merle and Le'o Counley stole a car- belonging to John Berg, Ruthven. and drove it to Emmetsburg, where they stole an Essex coupe owned by T. I. Lynch the same night. February 21 the trio broke into the Frank Weisbrod residence at Emmetsburr, taking miscellaneous articles, and the same night stole a car owned by Dr. C. X. Cretzmeyer, brother of Or. C. H. Cretzmeyer, of Algona. Thieves Steal Gas. They took gasoline from a car owned by Edna Oliver, and then, drove it to Spencer, where they abandoned the Cretzmeyer car arid stole a Chevrolet sedan, driving it back to the Ruthven vicinity, wh«re they abandoned it near a gravel pit. February 23 Leo Counley and Loral Paulson broke into the Slater house near the new school at Emmetsburg, which is occupied by th» McEvoy sisters, and stole various small articles, and then stole ths Thos. Conway car, which they drove to Havelock. They abandoned the Conway car, and took a 1930 Chevrolet coach . belonging to a Doctor- Hunter, which they drove to Port Dodge and abandoned. /Another Car Stolen. 'March 7 Leo Counley and Paulson. rode a .Milwaukee; freight train to Algonawan'i'stoie.-the Wagner. Chev- »- rolet, and drove it to Fort Dodge, , where they stole gas from .a model T Ford owned by. Elmer O. Fitch. They also took the Fitch car num- ,' . ber plates, and raided another car- fpr, a. blanket, pliers, cookies, and small articles. ' The .pair then drove the Wagner ear-four miles' northeast of Ruthven and abandoned it after substituting- t trie Fitch- numbers and throwing- ' away the Wagner, numbers. March 1'7'Loral Paulson stole a. ! Ford at, Emmetsburg and drove to- ' ' ward"-Ruthven, running out of gaa fiye miles west, where he abandoned ' the car. Con nicy Under Arrest. Merle Counley was 'arrested at Minneapolis by Agent Quinlan and; Sheriff Shea', and returned to Emmetsburg. He had been paroled from the state school at Eldora in September, where tie had been sent In the spring of 1929 for his part in the robbery of stores. Leo Counley and, 1 Paulson were arrested at their homes, last Thursday. Paulson baa a brother at Eldora. Mrs. Counley was divorced from. ' the father of the two boys and is ' married-to Ed Biokel: Mrs..Paulson divorced her husband, and 'besides the boy at Eldora and Loral there is a married daughter, and a second daughter who ran away from home , and has not been heard from. She- was married a seconH time to Ash- ' ton A. Almond, divorced him, and- > then married John Coffee. . ') 4 KOSSUTH FARMERS SEE * T, B, OBJECTORS AT D, M, C. R. Schoby, Hugh Raney, C. C. Schar!aph, and Myron Johnson, the ' latter of Eagle'township, spent lasfc Thursday at Des Moines, where they conferred with Representative Bonn- ' stetter in the interest of the county- ' assessor bill. ' ' * It happened that they : were on. * hand for the doings in connection with the protest pf some 1500 mers from eastern Iowa against enforcement of the cattle T. B. testing law. During the afternoon^ while the embattled farmers were presenting their case, the Kossuth men got an eyeful and an earful. They report that many of the visiting farmers bore some resemblance? to bolsheviks. There were many ot them po.orly dressed and unshaven, Mr. Schoby did not think they mea^ sured up to the Kossuth brand oC farmer. Many, if not most of them, are members of the Farmers Union, which takes a radical stand on many public questions- C, B, HUTCHINS PNEUMONIA PATIENT AT PES MOINES Senator Geo. W. Patterson^ tejg* phoned H- D. Hutchlns Tuesday thatf the latter's father, G. B. Hutchins, had bfen taken to tb£ theran hospital, pjss treatment fpr Iqbar Mr. Ha been at keeping go,m.<? foe l*, }>«§.* , at. which, h«

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