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hew ALGONA, IOWA, MAY 7, 1931 12 Pages Number 34 IHSONOASE IISPIS it Convinced "Planted." nor nuisance charge brought lames Robinson at the in- ,f his brother Sylvester Rob.. part of the brother vs. (war at Bancroft failed to last Thursday In Justice B court, and jamea was re- litter a hearing. ^_ ' Ince was given by Deputy • Harris and former marshal fcewvllle, who with Constable irlffln made a search of 'the i premises a week ago and _,,ree pints of alcohol. Two Iwere In P'aln -:Slght under a d the other was on a. shelf Kitchen. ..•-'•:.'.Illnesses were Introduced by [use attorney, L. E. Linrian. [A. Devlne testified that, he Escribed alcohol: for Internal IMrs. jwnw 'Robinson.-' James |Ii testified .that the bottle h the kitchen was his wife's, I Robinson testified likewise. oihauser, Bancroft marshal, Khrman, Bancroft justice of [ce, and Jacob Keller, con- ilso testified. other Insists on Search. i the questioning it develop- I Sylvester and brother Cecil ied Deputy Sheriff Harris the Sunday night when' the s made to urge them., to fthe James Rolflnso'n place, ; them that alcohol would, Id. Mr. Harris did not go . time, so they came back Iter accompanied Harris to Ihls brother's house and sug- pat If a search was made ie porch and in the barn fer outbuildings, also In loose [the cellar .wall, alcohol etound. ris testified that the bot-. the porch were of the found In the .William fear when Janvrin was ar- week Wednesday night ral bottles In a case,' s with 1 of alcohol, were siezed. |ls salfl to be a henc hman of rand Cecil, and It is claim- Ihls bottles were used to •evidence at ,the James Rob- [trial it became increaslng- fl that the bottle had been 1 in an attempt to frame | Justice Danson, .holding for 1 the evidence clearly Indl- * an attempt, P Attorney ghumway, forced I case by the filing of the Ion by Sylvester which re- i the search, also said it lear that the two: bottles i "planted", ) 1'romlswl, if Wanted. ; the verdict, Mr, Shum- hhort talk, said that if the F Bancroft would cooperate hr really wanted a clean-up' |ra would b e moi-e than glad hing i n their power, He I undercover men could be !« that little Inclination on Jot Bancroft residents had i of a desire to cooperate, way sai d he was ;not inn Private quarrels between [factions at Bancroft, and •resented attempts of the .brothers to punish each m him by means of crim- | ) Such actions cost the J money, for as a rule the V.» paid by the county, In the case being for Ct irresponsible. The -'James Robinson arrest as nearly $30. ' v trial the war between Which kept peace pft jump for a week has iar as activities here are tnri, / e w ' a ren °»'ts that Privately settled. A free- j« is reported to have night last week. ' BROADCASTS IN *Y EVENING CONCERT , Ethe1 ' during the winter, She - c !gNIQN, LUNCH r M °Majho n was aIt Barry DILG LEAGUERS CHOOSE GORDON OGG PRESIDENT Gordon Ogg was named president of the local chapter of the Will H. Dllg league at the annual meeting last Thursday evening at the Legion hall. Mr. Ogg succeeds Torkel Hill, named secretary. D., .H,.,. Goeders was re-elected vice president, and J. S. A'uner was re-elected treasurer. The attendance .-was- 130,. though, the chapter-has ' only 70 regular members. ' A feature of the meeting was four reels'-of outdoor fishing and hunting pictures shown by a Mr. Sorensen and Gene Kepler, of Esther- vllle.. Mr. Goeders, member of the new state fish and game commission, spoke on the program that it Is hoped to further in the-coming years. Committees were appointed. The program committee consists of Mr. Auner, J. L. Bonar, C. R. LaiBarre, William Hawcott, H. E. Lamprlght, and H. M. Smith; the fish and game propagation committee, of Mr. Hill, Loyd Wellendorf, Mr. Smith, Mr. Goeders, G. F. Towne, J,. C. Smith, Mr. Auner, and Mr. Ogg; the outdoor sports committee, of Mr. Wellendorf and. Mr. Ogg, joint chairmen,' P. J. Christensen, George Elbert, Edwin Hill, F. D. Williams, T.-L. Larson, Mr. Lamprlght,, Cecil McGinrtis,, Mr. Goeders, Mr..'Auner, D. 'P. Smith, and Mr. Hill. FORMER ALGONIAN POSTAL CHIEF IN GEORGIA, FLORIDA Howland S. Smith, son of the late John G. Smith, who died a few years ago at Santa Monica, Calif., and nephew of the late Lewis H. Smith, has been appointed postoffice inspector in charge of the southeast division of the United States, .with headquarters at Atlanta. Mr. Smith was for some years ^assistant postmaster here. Some 20 years ago he entered the inspection branch 'of the postal service. He was married here to a teach'er In the local schools who died a year or two ago, A-recent issue of the Atlanta Journal published a picture of Mr. Smith and said: "Howland S. Smith, veteran inspector in the postal service, arrived Tuesday [April 28] to become inspector in charge in the southeast, relieving Charles E. Caine/ who has been transferred as inspector in charge at Seattle, Wash. ^ :'jjnspector Smith began his government career 32 years ago, and for 2ft years has been in the inspection service in all sections of the country His first post was assistant postmaster at Algona, Iowa, his native town. His first assignment in Inspection work was at Cincinnati Other ; posts include Cleveland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Washington, D. C., St.'Louis, Chicago,, and Des Molnes. 'For ten years Inspector Smith was stationed at Los Angeles, and for six years, beginning in 1923, ( he was assigned to-mail fraud 'investigations -there and at San Francisco and. St. Louis. One of his most notable ' cases, with other inspectors, was uncovering the noted -Julian petroleum scandal In Los Angeles, in which $100,000,000 in worthless stock was sold to the public, and which ended in prison convictions for a group of • southern California capitalists. "Another notable case he worked on was with Inspector Calne in the People's United States bank, of St. Louis, bankruptcy, involving E. G. Lewis, notorious promoter, including among his more than 40 promotion schemes throughout the country the Atascadero Beach real estate promotion in southern California that fleeced thousands of Investors and sent Lewis to the federal prison ,.. Inspector Smith will have charge of all inspection matters in Georgia, Florida, -and South Carolina." YOUTH WHO STOLE TAX MONEY GETS 10 YEARS Dale C. Palmer, Armstrong youth, pleaded guilty to a charge of larceny, with Delbert Schulte, of tax money saved by the latter's parents when he •was arraigned before Judge Davidson at Spirit Lake last Thursday, and was sentenced to ten years in the penitentiary. Schulte, who had been held in jail here pending the return 'of Sheriff Hovey from California with Palmer, and Palmer were .both taken to Anamosa Friday. ' : '• ' Palmer tell? a different story than Schulte told. He says it was Sohulte whQ stole Jhe money and that he Ijad np active part in the theft. Ichulte had told him a day or so before the money was taken, that.be planned to steal it, Palmer claimed. The day after the money was taken -SchuKe tojd Palmer he bad taken it, and Palmer then demanded part of it as the price of keeping quiet, The pair settled on $90, with Which Palmer went to Los Angeles, where he was captured by police and held for Sheriff Hovey,.. ... was also sentenced for ten years. ,_ ^ ^ --• -. Marriage licenses, e Ucehses were issued I* 3 * tQ Wgltani Kuhn, legal AJ. sona, Florence Cool legal Ctocaso; £• Sehroeder, 81. Pueille A. a, LAteotaj Arnold A. TbJ}g«s, ft test TURNS ON BUSY CORNERS A I A A A • • • • • 1* mm A. ••._-_»_ • _ ' ""— ' ... •-. . . ^^^ ^^^^^ ALGONA HIGH IS ACCREDITED FORMEARS High Standard is Met for Quarter of a Century. For 25 years the Algona high school has been accredited by the North Central Association of colleges and secondary schools and Superintendent J. F. Overmyer Monday morning received his 26th certificate from the association, certifying that the Algona high school has been continuously accredited since 1906, which was the second year that Mr. Overmyer was in charge of the Algona schools. The Association each year prepares a list of accredited high schools, and no school Is accredited for more than a year at a time. The school must maintain the highest rating by the school authorities of the state before the association will issue a certificate, and in addition must conform to certain standards required by.the association. The building, equipment, library, laboratories, records, graduation requirements, instruction end spirit teachers, both in training and salary, and school program as a whole are used as a basis In determining whether or not the school is accredited. Representatives visit the school on occasion. Operates In Twenty States. The North Central Association composed of 20 states in the central part of the United States. The accrediting 'is a cooperative undertaking by the colleges, universities, and secondary schools, and membership Is voluntary. The graduates of an accredited high school may enter institutions of higher -education without entrance examination, provided that they have studied the required .courses. Students from a school .not accredited must pass an entrance examination on all subjects before they are admitted. This privilege extends practically over the United States, for other associations recognize schools accredited by the North Central. Accredited high school graduates are certain that high school diplomas will be accepted by state boards in granting certificates for professions, such as medicine. In some states graduation from an approved high school is required. High Standards are Required. .To merit approval a high school must maintain a high standard, and the community Is assured of a modem program of education. The examination by Inspectors and supervisors assures that the school will keep the standards and prevent spread of objectional practices. The accredited school has a greater prestige, attracts non-resident pupils and the public has more confidence in such a standard school. .The power of the, association in education circles is great, and the Big Ten athletic association is be lleved to have bowed to the will of the association at the time of the athletic scandal In which he state 'university was Involved a year or so ago. Though not officially re ported, it is generally believed that threat. of non-accrediting had much to do with the clean-up' of athletic •situations at schools other than the University of Iowa, and the sudden change of heart taken toward the University of Iowa by other schools. The association was founded in ISSo, and the Algona school, with Its quarter century record, is one of the oldest in the list. FIVE COMMITTEES NAMED TO PREPARE FOR MEMORIAL DAY Committees were appointed Tues-. day night by Commander H. Smith for Memorial day observance by the Legion. Memorial day comes three weeks' from Saturday. The graves decorations committee is composed of G. D. Brundage, E. A. Schemel* A. L. Cunningham, and Lloyd Phillips; the opera house»committee, of Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Relmer and P. J. Lacy; the parade committee, of Loren Minkler, H. L. Gllmore, Jos. Harig, and Jos, Bloom; the program committee, of Dr. Walter Fraser and A. D. Adams. A firing squad is to be secured by Robert Collinson, John Beiser, and Sever Christensen. After discussion, plans for a boxing show were dropped on the ground that interest in the sport had waned. STICK OF WOOD FLIES UP; PIERCES BURT WOMAN'S EYE Burt, May S — While Mrs. Amos Kromminga, farm woman near Burt, was cutting kindling Sunday, a piece of the wood flew up when she struck It with. an.ax and punctured one of her eyeballs. She was brought to Algona, and the eye had to be removed the same day by Dr. C H Cretzmeyer. The flying stick punctured the ball, letting out the acqueous fluid and destroying the sight. Mrs. Kromminga, is x still at the hospital. There'are four children at home. At J). A. B. Ella Thompson returned Saturday from Washington, D. C., where shft bad been sent as D- A, R. delegate to attend the natipnaj convention. She was gone three weeks,. Besides at* the oonroaUon, eb,e BEAMER ELECTRIC SHOP OPENED HERE The Beamer Tire & Electric Co., of West Union, which has the wiring and other electrical contract for the new high school building, has established a branch shop In the north half of the Heise building formerly occupied by the Hplecek Radio Shop and' Is entering the electrical contracting and supplies business here Dennis Pratt, West Union, is • In charge of the-shop, assisted by Cecil Northrup and Evan Puller, who also hall from West Union. Mr. Pratt's brother Verne, who Is In charge of the work at the new schoolhouse, will remain till that contract is complete, but will then return to West Union. L. C. Beamer, West Union, head of the company, and Mr. Pratt signed a lease for the shop's quarters Monday and have already taken possession. Electrical contracting and wiring will be the principal business. Radio sets and tires will not be sold, but Westlnghouse refrigerators and electric cook stoves will be handled, in addition to a full line of electrical appliances and fixtures. While the school job was tied up following cancellation of the Mayer contract, Beamer workmen completed several jobs of wiring here. BANCROFT YOUTH IS CAUGHT WITH ALCOHOL, BOTTLES William Janvrin, Bancroft youth, was arrested last we%k Wednesday night, .when Deputy Sheriff Harris and his assistant, Floyd Newville, found him behind a straw stack In a field north' of town, filling half pint bottles with alcohol. The officers, who had been serving papers, noticed one of the Robinsons drive into the field and stop behind the stack. They watched a few minutes, and saw the car come out and head for Bancroft. It was just dusk, and the officers drove into the field without lights, intending to"lie"ih""walffbf Robinson's return; but when they came to the stack they found Janvrin beside his car, which had been hidden from view from the road. In the seat of Janvrin's Ford coupe there were seven half-pint bottles lined up flat on the seat. The caps had been taken off and neatly laid in front of the bottles. Under the running board was a can half full of alcohol, a gallon jug half full, and two filled quart bottles. Two pints partly full were found in the car. In the back end of the car were 26 half-pint bottles in a carton, an empty gallon can; and an empty quart bottle. There was also a half gallon bottle and a half bushel of caps and various-sized corks. In -the front end was a 5-ft. rubber hose, a half Inch In diameter which Janvrin had evidently been using to fill the bottles. Janvrin was brought before Justice L. A. Winkel .Thursday and waived preliminary examination. ,He was bound to the grand jury, but Frances .Bradley, Bancroft cafe owner, furtiished a $1,000 bond, and he was released, Janvrin had appeared several times in the Robinson vs. Robinson liquor war, and at one of the trials had told Justice Winkel that William Halloway, another participant in the battle, had threatened to cut his heart out. BURT YOUTH WHO SHOT SELF DIES •Merril Toothman, 23-year-old Burt youth who shot himself at Forest City a week ago Tuesday, dlqd Monday morning at a hospital there from effects of the wound. The bullet punctured several holes in his intestines and passed entirely through his body. Funeral services were held at Hurt Tuesday afternoon at the Methodist church, with the Rev. Mr. Bush, Methodist pastor at Forest City, and the Rev. Mr, Clifton, pastor at Burt, 1 in charge, and burial was made in the Burt cemetery.' .No reason for Toothman's act is known, except that he was despondent over conditions In general. The shot was fired in the evening, when Toothman, with two friends, drove up to the Triangle filling station at Forest City. He entered the station, pulled a 32-calibre revolver out of a desk drawer, and shot himself before he" could be stopped. The youth is survived by his parents, Mr, and Mrs. Ej, Jit. Toothman, and two sisters, Mrs. Myrtle Toothman, Burt, and Evelyn, the latter employed at the Algona telephone exchange. YOUTH STRUCK BY CAR AT HIGH SCHOOL RECOVERING Wayne Riddle, 15, Is at the Kossuth hospital, suffering from a slight concussion and a deep gash, on the back of his head, besides numerous other outs and, bruises, the result of an accident In front of the Bryant school last Thursday afternoon, when he was accidentally struck by a car driven by John Frank!. — •• • playing tiyo «ari and d!4 not see bfen p It to BAPTISTS HAVE 70TH BIRTHDAY JUBILEE EVENT Rev. Webster Relates Achievements of ' the Church. Sunday was an Ideal day for observance of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the local Baptist church. At the morntng worship hour the pastor, the Rev. Frank H. Webster, delivered the anniversary sermon, his subject being "Achievements and Ideals." At Ite close the "Lord's Supper" was observed, the Rev. Frank Anderson, Des Molnes, and the Rev. John Firth, Assam, India, assisting. Another good-sized congregation greeted the speakers of the afternoon. Musical numbers were rendered by the local choir and the Isenberg quartet, composed of Carl, Elmer, and Frank Isenberg, of the Free Mission church, East Chain, Minn., and Samuel Link, Swea City. The visitors were well received. India Missionary Speaks. The Rev. John Firth, brother-in- law of the pastor and long a missionary in Assam, India, was the first speaker, and brought an intimate story of conditions in India, past and present He was followed by the Rev. W. J. Robinson, Storm early pastors here and who was himself both licensed and ordained by the local Baptist church. His sermon on "The Conquests of Christianity" was heard with great interest. At the evening service Mrs. G. M. Hofius read a condensed history of the church during its first 70 years, after which the Rev. Frank Anderson, executive secretary of the Iowa Baptist convention, spoke on "Builders." Doctor Anderson, an exceptionally interesting speaker, was listened to with keen appreciation. Monday evening the church met for "its annual Fellowship supper the various departments, showing that good work has been done during the last year. The church was able to report all financial obligations met, with a modest balance in the treasury. Church Oficers Are- Elected. The following officers were elected: clerk, Mrs. J. B. Wheelock; treasurer, George M. Hofius; trustees for three-year terms, L. W. Keith and Irving Urch; chorister, Mrs. F. H. Webster; ushers, Irving Urch, Merle Wellendorf, Kyle Keith, and Otis Barr. The following out-of-town visitors attended ,the anniversary-events: Mr. and Mrs Samuel Reaper, Irvington;' G. O. Telning, Guckeen, Minn.; the Rev. and Mrs. W. A, Robinson, and Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Flint, Storm Lake; the Rev, ' and Hemphlll, Mrs. E. Platt, Mrs. Grace King, Mrs. Esther Floyd, Esther- vllle; Henry Fries and Jake Roher, Humboldt; Mr. and Mrs." S. P. Eckholm, Mre. S, L. Link,' Samuel Link, Swea City; H. N. Coffin, Albert Coffin, Mrs. A. Coffin, Mrs. C. H. Fuller, and Mrs. A. E. Hill, Bradgate; Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Frank, Renwick; Mrs. Lee Brockway and daughters, Nellie, Bessie, and Ruth, of Ayrshire; Mr, and Mrs. H. H. Mathahs, Wesley; Alvis Hill, Farmer City, 111.; Mrs. Hartsig, Carlton, .Mich.; Carl, Elmer, and Frank Isenberg, East Chain, Minn.; the Rev. Frank Anderson, Des'Molnes; and the Rev. John Firth, Assam, India. • • BNNK ROBBER WANTED HERE IS CORNERED IN MINNESOTA The daily -papers reported Tuesday that Hilary Henderson and Clarence Campbell, wanted for questioning in Kossuth bank robberies, objects of a hunt near Fergus --._.....— with machine guns and blood hounds. The two are said to have robbed a Fergus Falls bapk a couple of days ago. The, pair were driven into a swamp by the posse, but heavy-rainfall washed out their scent, ' stopping bloodhounds. The swamp was being surrounded. Henderson is named in confessions in connection with Kossuth bank robberies, and he is suspected of being head of the gang'which kept banks in Iowa and Minnesota in fear of robbery a year ago. . POY SCOUT COURT OF HONOR •••" -COME HERj TOMORROW Scout court of honor will be held at the local Legion hall tomorrow evening At 6:30 the group will (have lunch, and the court wjll be held at 8 o'clock. The court deals officially with all problems in connection with scouts, issues certificates for merit badges, and conducts examinations to raise the classifications of scouts. Algona is other parts of the county will be attendance. Goes to Kiwanls Meet. Dr. R. M. T^allace left for ,. la v 4ast.?I%ur|jd,ay as delegate the KiwajjJs club to attend a - convention In tow ^, He •^»W!!» -p»-, fcM?-. Jft % T«™-"5!- " fg|-40jptor 1* expect^ k°W '• •MK. -•»>'<*• ' - *BJ8. MQR- ^WOTSn ^> Crowds Attend Anniversiiy Jubilee of Baptist Church cnt ing town ing ed slsted the Sunday was observed as the 70th anniversary of the organization of the First Baptist church of Algona. Good-sized- congregations were pres- at morning, afternoon, and even- sessions,.,, Thirty-nine out. of i visitors attending, represent- fifteen towns, four states, and one foreign country. Music was furnished by the local choir, direct-' by Mrs. F. H. Webster, and as>d at the afternoon service by Isenberg quartet from the East Chain Free Mission church. The anniversary sermon was delivered by the pastor, the Rev. Frank H. Webster, whose texts were 1 Samuel, 7il2, and Exodus, 14:15. A synopsis of Mr. Webster's re marks follows: -. "The .historical sketch which will be brought to you this evening, arid my sermon will have a common background In that little group of sturdy -Moneers who In May, ligGl, entered Into covenant relations and united to form the First Baptist church of Algona, then a little village of possibly 200 souls. Look ing back along the uneven and oft times uphlllward course of this church through these 70 years, we recognize the hand of God in its beginning and His blessing every step of the'way. Church 'Regular' but Liberal. "The church was organized with 16 members, but they repre- a high type of Christian man- and womanhood. It was the irch to be organized in illage, but the first group to erect a house of worship. "The church was called a 'regular' Baptist church. In rather a marked degree it lias been 'regular' throughout the years. It has been free from has been constructive, holding fast to age-long truths; but it has been progressive in its " open-nvrhdedness towards the new and the worth while.. In a time of real transition it has walked calmly between the two extremes, holding to real fundamentals but unafraid of , truly modern interpretations and applications. "Humble but marked achieve ments have been: the building of the first Ihouse of worship 'in Algona, occupied 'In 1870; the erection of the present building in 1893; the record in-gathering following the Lyon union evangelistic campaign; and a heroic part In the New World movement, when $10,740 was contributed for mtssionaary work In the five- year period between 11019 and 1824. "But the greatest work done by the church In these 70 years, has been the persistent and harmoniously constructive conservation of spiritual values. Figures cannot tell the story. The greatest values have always baffled the statistician. , Progresses With the Times. "Nothing that lives remains static. - 'Speak unto the children of Israel that they go forward.' In the last issue of 'The Baptist' Dr. Scott asks, 'Do we need a new religion?' We frankly admit that we live in a different world from that in which Chrlst'iaid the foundations of the Christian church. We have outgrown old pseudo-scientific ideas. We ihave developed a new social consciousness. New inventions have revolutionized travel, . communication, and all phaases of industrial life. Have, we outgrown the religion of Jesus? "Many things have- changed, but as long as the old sun shines and our old world swings in its orbit and human hearts still have a real hungering for soul-fellowship with •God, we shall find our highest needs met in the Man of Nazareth and our highest ideals realized in following in His steps." OILG MEN PLAN FREE FISHING INSTRUCTION Free instruction in bait and fly-, casting was planned for all interested Algonians by the Algona chapter of the Will H. Dilg Conservation League of Iowa at a meeting of the utdoor Sports committee at the' D. . Goeders home Tuesday evening. Instruction will be given by members of the committee at 7 o'clock every Monday evening through May and June at Athletic park. Interest, ed persons may take their own equipment or use that furnished committee. The committee .... Jially anxious to instruct boys in the science of fishing, with special attention to casting.' The committee includes; L. Wellendorf and G. H. Ogg, chairmen; P. J. Christensen, Geo. j. Elbert. Hill, F. D. Williams, T. H, Ginnls, D H. Goeders, J. S. • Auner, D. P. Smith, and Torkel Hill. JUNIORS FAIL TO SECURE SENIORS FOR ONE-WAY RIDE A tradition - of fiv^ years, was town boys, to the j.were - stu of members of .-.. .-_„ cast out for one-way ride- Into the country ^ frustrated. Several toigh school , , dents were suspended as 9, result 1, attempts. Before Thursday ev ing's, performance, started, a collection, of tin p%ns, etc. wa? found SHJSJtSBded from, tfce stage c^Ung T*k#y- WfW &M<1 by » ^rip rope ' : « TOM eyjdenfly JWended, jh^t tiwMjftdropd. w tfee n they L-^ft* **»" jftn w IP psfpjs. Algona Markets By Wllbnr J. and Alice Payne. Close of Business May 5. LIVESTOCK Hogs. Bt. Std. Lights, 180-230 Ibs $6.40 Bt. med. wt, butchers, 230-260 . .$6.10 Bt. hvy. butchers, 260-3DO $5.90 Bt. prime hvy. butch. 300-350 ..$<5.60 Packing sows, 300-350 Ibs $5.20 Bt. hvy. pkg. sows, 350-400 $5.00 B. hy. pkg; sows, 4SO-500 --$4,50-4.7-5 Cattle. Canners and cutters $2.00-2.75 Fat cow s $3.00-4.00 Veal calvs J6.Oo-6.-50 Bulls .$2.,510,3,125 TlearllngS $-5.00-6.00 Fat steers • $6.00-7.00 GRAINS Corn, No. 3 41%c Oats, No. 3 20c Barley, No, 2 3g c PRODUCE Eggs, straight run, ., He Graded, No. 1 is c Graded, No. 2 9c Cash cream I9p POULTRY All weights, hens .'... 13c Leghorn hens H.OG Heavy roosters g c Leghorn roosters 7 0 HIDES Calf and cow, Ib. s c Large horse $1.75-$li.25 Small horse $1-.00 Colt hides, each 50c Wool ^. 9c-12%c Call Theater Installs 30 Sets for Deaf Of great interest to persons who are hard of hearing will be announcement 'that hearing. In- struments,.h'aye. been installed at the Call theater. A representative of the manufacturers was here two days a week ago and 15 instruments were installed. These were tested by W. C. Dewel .'Saturday and Sunday, Apr. 25 and 26, and on learning that they gave excellent service Mr. Rice telegraphed last week Monday for 15 more sets. The instruments are connect- ea with tne loud speaker, and the transmitters are wired thence to selected seats. A patron who Is hard of hearing calls for a. head instrument or receiver at the ticket office and is ushered to a seat where he connects it with the transmitter wire. He then places the instrument over one ear and turns it on. The cord leading to the earpiece carries a special device by which the volume of sound may be regulated. After testing out an Instrument, Mr. Dewel said he was able to understand practically everything, that was said by the characters on the screen,. • PROPELLER BREAKS BUT PILOT LANDS The propeller of the Curtlss-Robln biplane owned by William Titus and Leighton Misbach was shattered in a dive at the local Legion airport Sunday, when the plane ^ was only 100 feet from the ground, "but Titus, who was piloting, circled back over the highway and made a perfect landing in front of a-large audience The propeller, which was of wood, had evidently been constructed of defective material. It is believed that it hit a bird. The sudden strain when it broke cracked the crank case and threw the motor out of line. The loud' report caused by the snapping of the "prop" brought' spectat tors to the field before the plane landed. Neither Titus nor M. H. Falkenhalner, passenger, was injured, nor the plane damaged in landing. When the accident occurred the plane was headed north, flying with the wind,"and it was necessary cross '.the road.. before it could turned ground and headed into wind for a landing. The plane is. to be repaired. Repairs will -include replacement the .propeller, realignment '', of „.. motor, and repair of the crankcase, Only one blade of the propeller been found up to Tuesday, when the other, blade was. found some distance from the scene of the accident. It was spattered with blood, which lent proof to the theory it had been shattered when it a bird. to be the that, hit TWO ALfiOAU WflUFU UATRflUC 'Jrl, flWnW 1 "WHICH PWlnUH* Mrs. M/vJVQuinn and Mrs. Busle a Engler went to F*tr«M>nt yesterday ~ to take charge of the, dining roojnj and kite-hen of the Fairmont Coin try clu> They will clubhouse, - te&we&rliN&Tfte te? If * I?«SB *—-««- "-•3** CITY COUNCIL IMPOSES NEW TRAFFIC RULE County Order Force* City to Build Own Jail. Last Thursday evening's dtj- council meeting, as is usual follow— ing a change i n administration, wasa busy. Councilmen were up till midnight. Several .petitions were presented. An ordinance was proposed and! passed to ban "U" turns on the* three main corners of State street.. at the Intersections with' ThorinR— ton, Dodge, and Moore streets. A_. penalty of $26, or five days in jattj was provided, and the ordinance becomes effective with publication im this week's Advance. : P. J. Kohlhaas% petitioned the* council to vacate an alley whlcht runs through a triangular piece oC 1 ground between Diagonal and Phillips streets/ across the street east of the late Mrs. C. B. Barry residence. Mr. Kohlhaas will erect av duplex house on the lots this summer. City Must Build Jail. • The county recently served notice* that city prisoners would no longer- he accommodated at the county Jan., because O f crowded conditions whichu are becoming worse. The councilmen discussed building a block jail at the rear of the city hall, but n«K action was taken. M. p. Weaver, member of the park: commission, requested the council.' to grade and seed the corner lota; east or the Lucia Wallace home an£i 'convert tti e quarter block into ml playground for children -'of th«« neighborhood. He said' that if tb«n city would grade and seed the lotav which are owned by the city, the* park commission would keep them up as a playground, -•-. .'., - > William Dehnert, owner of thte hotel next east' to'the city hall,. asked the city to pay hah! of the? expense in connection with erection. of a fence between the city hall and the hotel, and the council acceded. A fence across the . Walter Goods property W as also discussed/ but oar. action was taken. Mr. Good cont- plains that children en route to th* swimming pool make his property a thoroughfare. Pool Dust R«lief Demanded. South ,Thoringto n street residMttK presented a petition asking'that th» dust .nuisance on the street to th»swimming pool, be abated at eft* expense.' Cars racing to the pool. stir up much dust on the graveled: street. Joel Herbst, who built *. new bungalow near the pool 1Mb. year, spoke in behalf of the petiUom.- era, and A: D. Adams criticized ther city for not taking entire reupOMt- bility for elimination . of the duat~ At a council meeting a year ago 1 same problem was presented. It was then agreed that the „.„ should stand part of the s expenae., but Mr. Adams said the city should: stand all of it. .-' - ,,» „ The dust is a nuisance it is agreed. The council in the past has felt that the city could not stand the entires expense wihout doing the same tot- other dusty streets.' C. s, Johnson requested the council to remove the trees and graveL the parking east of his store, •!» across the street in front of tb* L. G. Wilson home and west to M. ne, but no action. The the Kent garage to being Wants Residential Zones. S. j. Backus presented a petftfoB. asking the council to zone tb*- neighborhood of his home and restrict the kind of buildings which. can be erected. , The ; petition toofc its rise from a proposed oil station. on the corner / west of the Backua home on the corner owned by Mra^ J. J. McCall and at present occupied by the G. F, Townes. lfnb,< McCall is considering a proposal. made by an oil company to buy place. Mayor. Specht was made a „ mittee to buy a city police c or. A. second-hand Chevrolet sedaij wa*- purchased of Jos. Harig, and is IMS- being used by Marshal Green. aJSlL Night Marshal Van Alystine, """'"' Hilina Ostrum was named matron, at the swimming pop], and Walter Fraser was renamed life-guard, Wit)*, j. Junior Kelly and Everal Adams aa - assistants. . -j >T >. sioner Jesse Lashbrook was discu^t> ed, but n o action was taken. : Lashbrook is now using a truck: merjy used by the light plant. % ^ Compliance with all new deinandp L, "will put a heavy burden on, the cite *., general fund, which now q™"yir|m only to f10,000, which jnust last tUL November. Ordinary city *™" average $1000 a month, heaviest m,ontb.s come dii»** summer, when additional jr Tlww street sprinkling, and, other reftu r-- : TV *»'*»fi wi*»yf* «.-wg.v ments are higher than |n winta?, The Msut of M jnjlla & mw , - tevled for the gejjeraj ftn^ , has.fflr years bej^ tayoreflby „ J ning espenee Iteznj* ttjaj «<bo.yUd. , m °« *gfctt«dtt*4g5.». , , lt g^ggfsm^^ S!T Butt '>«•! , f,'"J -a '1 1

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