Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on December 10, 1931 · Page 8
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 10, 1931
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PAGE EIGHT YEAROUS CASE DISMISSED BY t GIRL'S LAWYER i ' • , , Husband of Algona i • • i . Girl is Released ! by Court. I Paternity charges .were dismissed against Glenn B. Yearous former Superintendent of the Glidden schools, and husband of an Algona rilri. Esther Gronwall. The dismissal •fcas sustained in district court at I (tJarroll Monday, .and Yearous was released from a $500 bond, under »hlch he had been held pending disposition of the case. The reason for the dismissal is not known here, .but it is presumed that the case was without foundation in •fact and hence could.not be proven. SineftHMe 'charges were brought more than-a year ago Yearous has been foroed out of his job. Tuesday's Bee Moinos Register reviewed the. case as follows: Child Has Been Adopted. •Edith Cairns, 20, of Glidden, moth- er'of Sioux City's "corn field" baby, brought the charges. In the motion iliss Cairns stated that her .child, torn in September. 1930, had been adopted into a good home and that expenses Involved in the care of the toaby previous to adoption had been paid for >by Her 'family. Yearous was not present in court Monday. Yearous was arrested in November, 1030, charged by Miss Cairns of being the father of her baby hoy. The baby was found abandoned two days after birth in a cornfield near Sioux City. It was cared for at a Ijome in -Sioux City. Miss Cairns was formerly -employed in the Yearous home at Glidden. , Mrs. Charlotte Cairns, mother of Edith; Harold, her '.brother, and Ruth, a sister, took the baby and-, tried to place it in a Sioux City home. They failed and on the way home abandoned the child. Yearous Ousted from School. The mother^ Harold,; and Ruth Where Burmese Rebels Are Active Model of a Novel Dirigible Hurt Lively Languors Entertain— At the home ot Muriel Long, the fiurt Lilvelv League, under the dl- I rectlon of the local leader, Myrtle lHanna, entertained the mothers of members, former leaders, and prospective members at a program and lunfch Saturday afternoon. The program was opened with the -club'song Is Everybody Happy?, followed by the reading of the club history by the president, Margaret Laabs, a piano solo by Rae Koestler and Beada Kollasch, a reading by Gene- vleve Patterson,, and a violin solo ; by Dorothy Brooke and Genevieve ( Patterson. - • \\ During -the last year the girls have studied second year clothing and made 55 dresses and coats, and remodeled ten garments, the total value of which was $130. The material costing $40 and they saved $90 on the garments made. The girls have also been active in ^tn'the holiday epirit. Mrs. r 8fthtyn«t ttnA^Mfrs. li, O. Nu en wotfhlgh HcdreS. Mi-, and Mrs. ftr« entertaining 12 couples Mrs. W. T h ' eh "W. After br,J;t^^ _ Mrs. Qeortto IT \ af dirtier i}nd bridge tonight at their ed her 78th •-•' .. ollcnb ttfttnfiV' • ''' v day. Sonic °* tho «'ub, wcm s jMr. aftd Mrs, \V, F. "Walker entertained elBht t hOf«on« at dinner Monday evening. Following dlnher the a short literary pro- .-club activities. „• ,J^ist <Jiine two deje- gates and the ' leader, Miss Hanna, were sent 'to Ames. Beada Kollasch Won: the right to this trip >'bjt a member of 'th& 1930 winning demonstration team at the county fair, and "Rae Koeetler was chosen by the Among other club as delegate, activities in which the club took part was the county Achievement day, where the club team demonstrated 1 the testing of textures-." At this meeting the club president, Margaret Laabs was elected county vice president. At the county fair the judging team won first place, the demonstration team won second, and first, second, and third places were won Here Is the model of the dirigible designed by John HodKcdori - of • Los Angeles. It hns nmny novel features. Tlia motors are In tlm will be served. An admission fee of 16c will be charged. The event will take place under the auspices of the Doan Aid. Wesley Girls' Clnb Meets— ' The Wesley Willing Workers, girls' >4iH,club, held'iW latest meet- Ing at Helen Franzen's, nine members and tho leader, Mabel Kent, attending. There was three talks: one by Helen Kent on joints to con- aider in buying a. coat; a health talk by Victoria Foster; and a talk on the uses of smocks by the hos- less. Officers were elected: president, Frederfca Girres; vice presi View In the Thurrawuddy district of Burma, where the British forces have been lighting desperate bands of rebels in the Jungle. Nu- 'merous casualties were reported on both sides. were indicted by a Woodbury county grand jury and when tho case came to trial Mrs. Cairns was paroled. Harold was sentenced to five years In prison and Uuth was acquitted. Yearous was asked to resign as head of the Glidden schools but he refused. The school board then busted him in December, 1930. Yearous appealed to the county superintendent, who upheld the board's do- cision. Yearous then appealed to Miss Agnes Samuelson, state superintendent of public instruction, who a!so upheld the school board's action, i ••• The same day the Sioux City .Journal gave tbe following story on the case; On the motion oC Edith Cairns, •20-year-old mother of Sioux City's •"cornfield baby", a paternity charge 'has been dismissed against Glenn 'Yearous, former school principal'at •Glidden, Ta., who was accused of being tho father of the baby. A motion to dismiss the charge against Yearous was filed by the attorney for the baby's mother Monday in the district court of Carroll, la., where the cane was pending. It was granted immediately by the court. The girl's parents live at Gltdden. Miss Cairns would not comment on her reasons for dismissing the charge. I n her motion that the charge, be dismissed, the girl's mother stated that there was no longer any need of pressing the charge against Yearous because tho baby had been adopted by a good family and all expenses of its birth and hospita' care had been paid by her family. The baby-was found abandoned in n, cornfield near Sioux City Septem ber 2, 1930, its face and bands gnawed by rodents. Harold Cairns Brother of the child's mother, latei pleaded guilty to a charge of abandoning the baby and was sentenced to serve five years in thu state .reformatory. UIVERNE TRUCK OPERATOR FINED ON LICENSE CHARGE Otto Ramus, of I-.U Verne, was fined £25 and costs in Justice L. A. Winkel's court Monday on a charge ot operating a motor vehicle truck for public transportation of freight for compensation on tho public highways of the state without authority from the Iowa Iwiard of railroad commissioners. Hamus had a license for"hauling with one truck, but had l>een using two trucks with the one license. The case was continued from tho week before, and Stephen Robinson, assistant commerce counsel of the state came here to prosecute. D. H. Wermersen, also of IA\ Verne, received a like fine November 27. GODFREY IS SPEAKER AT FARM MEETING AT ACKLEY Ueo. W. Godfrey spoke at the recent annual meeting of the Farm Business association at Ackley. This a*«flrlation in an organization of the farmers of three or four counties. A lengthy program was given and a newspaper dispatch spoke of Mr. Godfrey's address as follows: "The feature of the afternoon program j was the address given by George Godfrey, of Algona. Mr. Godfrey believes that the best farmers are here to stay and the poor farmers are being crowded out to poorer lands. The good farmers are ever seeking to improve their cattle, hogs, sheep, or whatever animals they may possess, corn and grain, ever pushing ahead for the best." EDITOR'S DOG FALLS IN COLD AIR REGISTER; IS RESCUED Jlmmle Neville donated five per cent of his total business at his north side store Saturday to Antoinette Bonnstetter, school nunse, for her work with children this winter. The" sales totaled more, than $300, and Mr. Neville mailed her a check for $16.10 Monday morning. In addition Mr. Neville has aided many children who were without shoes or clothing by giving them outfits. on individual Of the 12 garments, club members has a 6-year record, two have 4-year records, one a three-year record, and five have 2-year records. Three others have been in the club only one year. The club w&s first organized in llift24 with Mrs;< Frank Ryerson; as leader. Mrs. Harold Jones then served two years and Mrs. Laurence Ditmer one year. In 1930 the club was reorganized and the name was changed from the.pBurt Busy Bunch to the Burt. Lively League. A rat-terrier belonging to Editor Joe Jenks, of the Bancroft Register, ALGONA GIRL INITIATED INTO HONORARY GROUP Cedar Falls, Dec. T—Margaret Blossom, daughter of R. S. Blossom, Algona, was Initiated into Kappa Delta Pi, national honorary educational fraternity, at the State Teachers college at a recent meet- Ing. Membership in this fraternity Is one of the highest honors at the college, inasmuch as candidates must fell into a cold air register at the i have maintained B averages fn all Norton Machine Works Saturday afternoon. Mr. Jenks thought for a time that it was a hot air register, and that the dog would be burned, •but employes quickly got it out af- er informing Joe that it 'Wouldn't ie hurt. The piping was only five 'eet deep, and the opening at the bottom was too small for the dog to t near the furnace. The opening xt tho top was small and had been eft open for repairs. studies and be among the upper tenth in scholastic standing in either the junior or senior class. Wa-tar-ye Club Plays Bridge— " The Wfc-tan-'ye 1 club met at Mrs. Wm. K. Ferguson^ Tuesday night for dinner, and after dinner the girls went to Mrs, .T. C. Mawdsiey's, near •Trvington, for bridge. Prizes were won by Mrs. n; -W, P. French, Mary Mitchell, andjMrs. Lura Sanders. After bridge refreshments were served. Other members present were: Adah Carlson. Amy .Tohnson, Dora Carson, Lillian Granzow, Helen Johnson, Anna Buss, Mabel Olson, Bertha E. Johnson, Irene Voight, Stella Mae Breen, Laura Mitchell,: Mrs. Elinor T. Sutton.'''arid ' MTB. Rachel Stiles. Mrs. Mawdsley was a member of the club before her marriage last December. Tloan Aid Sponsors Program— gram .and then played anagrams at two table's. Quests were: Mr. and Mrs. A. Hutchison, the Hev. and Mrs,- 1*. J. Clark, Mrs. 13. C. plckln- Thompson. entertained night at her ..dinner 1 was scryed, was played with .nd Mrs. 8, winning high scores. •: 26 t' H. . r The decoration'* were with' In, keeping dent, Edna Mae Lickteig; secretary treasurer, Helen Franzen; newspaper reporter, Helen Kent; historian, Ruth Haverly. After the election, club songs were sung and games played. Mrs. Franzen served lunch. Trinity Y. P. S. NMBM Officers— The Trinity Lvrtfcernn Y. P. S. held its monthly business meeting last week Tuesday. Ttoae new members were elected. The- aremrail election of new''of fleers resulted! a» follows:. President Elda Lavrena:; vfce president Frieda Paetzr secretary, Adrian Burmeister; treasurer; AMn, Huenhold; librarian, Emmett BeartL Interest is great in tmr worftr of the Y. P. S. The business and social meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month. Ttte' Kev_ P. 3. Braner is pastor of the- congregation. Mrs. Beal-.Toncs to Move— Women wbo attended the Advance cooking school before Thanksgiving will be interested to ksow that Miss Deal who was married to GTeir A. Jones, of Leavenworth, Karr., the day before sh e opened her school here, will-live in Kansas City after January 1. Mr. Jones has been- in charge of the bakery and kitchen of the federal penitentiary, arnd directed the prisoners who did" tfte 1 cowit- ing and baking. After January 1 he will be transferred to the department of commerce, 'and will be stationed in Kansas City:. the Christmas party In charge of Mrs. Floyd Gardner. D. A .B. Has Christmas Party— The p. A. R. held .Its Chrfstma* party at-Mrs. t>. P". Smith's Tuesday afternoon.' Mrs. Jos. Cosgrove' was assisting hostess.,\.The,,afternoon's program consisted' of-'it talk on Christmas Day In Washington'*, Time, by Mrs. W. L. Whitney, and Mrs. J. O. Paxson read a Chrlstmnw story. After the program gifts* were exchanged and lunch" served. Boy's Birthday Is Observed— Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Dewel enter- talntd at dinner last night in honor of their son Bobby's 12th birthday anniversary. The table WHS centered with a birthday cake, made' by Bobby's aunt, Mrs. B. A. Thorpe, The guests were Mrs. I. G. Dewel, Mr. and Mrs. Thorpe, Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Dewel and daughter Marjorie, and Gordon Dewel. entertain- od Weft, bi'Mrtfo oltib Saturday night. Mrs. A. I, the Idle How con and bridge the The Methodis this afternoon TRAP Three miles of Tea Social at Ctinrch— The^irst Congregational church held a tea social at the church parlors Sunday night at 7 o'clock. Tea ahd-VsandwIches: were served, ':• after which there was a qhort program consisting of music, and then there was a social hour. There were 00 in attendance. • Woman's Club Meets Tomorrow— The Woman's club will meet at the library tomorrow afternoon at 2:30. A Christmas program is being arranged. Each member is asked to bring a toy for the Christmas box which will be given to the children. SALE Ken« Ilakken 13; Party- Fifteen girls were entertained at Rena Bakken's on College street Saturday afternoon. The party was in bonor of her 13th birthday. Games were played, and refreshments were Many Auto Licenses. Almost 1100 automobile licenses have been issued at the county treasurer's office since last week Tuesday. This is approximately one- seventh of the expected total for 1932. NEIGHBORS MO INJURED FARMERJYHCKING CORN Fred Plumb, of Union township, has reason to be thankful for good neighbors. While he was picking corn on Thanksgiving day his team started up suddenly and he was thrown off the wagon. He landed on his back, and, curiously enough, broke his breast bone. The accident laid him up with 15 acres left to pick, but the problem was solved MOnday afternoon, when some 30 men with 12 wagons invaded the field and completed the husking. Trap Shoot Held. Every Sunday trap shoots are being held at the Perry Phillips farm east of Algona, and a number of local marksmen are improving their aim. Dances Announced. The Iowa Blues orchestra announces dances at the K. C. hall Christmas night and New Year's eve. be given a program of musical numbers, and a play, Parliament of Servants. In the cast of the play are eight women, members of the Plum Creek S. & L. club, as follows: Mesdames Harvey Jergensen, _Hugh Raney, William Fitzgerald, R. S. McWhorter, Carl Hutchins, Perry Phillips, Harry Seeley, and George Johnson. This will be followed by Site ;a~( an auction sale of handkerchiefs, after which coffee and doughnuts Club The Plum Creek club met last week Wednesday with- MVs. Howard Seely. Mrs. Agnes Seely- was- assi'at- scrvetf by Rena's mother. Other Society News Mrs. Lloyd Wellendorf entertained her bridge club last week Wednesday afternoon. Mrs, C. R. LaBarre won high score, and Mrs. W. B. Laird won consolation prize. Mrs. Minnie Erickson, of Minneapolis, was a guest of the club. After bridge refreshments were served. The club win meet next week Wednesday at- SULTANA BROKEN SLICED NO. 2 l /2 CANS 25 Cl Del Monte Coffee . Excell Soda Crackers ENCORE MB. BQ. W* MB. |Q|. CADDY ' "• ing hostess. Mrs. Floyd' Bacon- readf a paper on the problems- of cftild- hood. The next meeting will be> next .week Wednesday at the- home' of Mrs. Floyd Bacon. Eteie Wllrett will assist. Each member is- requested to bring a gift for- the- children's- home, and one for- the- efrristrrras- exchange bag. THi* mieettijg: -win be ternoon with- Mrs. w. P. Hemphill for a Christmas party. • Mrs. H. M. Hauberg entertained 24 women at luncheon, and bridge Monday noon at her home. The Ralston's Whole Wheat Cereal P&G Soap . Lettuce, 2 for JAS 20c ISc Oranges, new nave), 2 doz 37c SAUERKRAUT FOR SALE AT Tom Schultz's, 602 S. Thorington; 30c •per gallon. Bring your jar. IfiplS Grid Star Home. Leo (Monk) Jensvold, former Emmetsburg and S. U. I. fsotball star, returned to Kmmetsburg last week after having played during the season that just closed with the Cleve- und Indians, a professional football earn. He was rated one of the. stars of the team's backfield. Here's Real Racket By W. Earl -Hall. H. 0. Globe- liuzelie Kdilorlul. ^ In these days qf rackets and racketeering it isn't surprising that the one which has to do rwllh the composition of Iowa's senatorial districts should con- '•tinue. There is neither rhyme nor • reason behind .the . plan which 'makes Clayton county a district unto iteelf, with its own senator, .ivhiJo forcing Kossuth and four ;hof . its neighboring counties to In the one case 24,000 Clayton county residents have a vote in the upper houee of the legisla- e; in the other, one vote is red by the 75,000 residents of live counties. You've said it— a form of dlsfranchiaement, pure and simple! Continuing this arrangement Is in, violation of existing law and it violates -the fundamental epirit upon whcb representative grov- *rnm«nt i* based. Every consideration ot decency and fairness -calla for action on thto situation at tha n«xt session of tbe legislature. Will it be forthcoming? In UM (igtet «£ p*»t perform- Directs College Play, ]X>ris Litmg, junior at Gririnell ollege, is. director of "a one-act pHy,. Hans Bulow's host 1'uppet, to be >resented by a group of four sixth- jrade pupils, December 12. Doris is majoring in the study of drama it Grinnell. - WANTED T w o li H ml red people with Kczemii to try Dr. Kriekson's wonderful new remedy (in a guiirantee. Thousands luivu recovered recently. —K. 1). Jfumes. (1) NICK'S Shoe Repair Shop SPECIAL Men's shoes, half soled __85c Women's shoes half soled 75c J. lit \_.VJ»1J-, J Vf^tlkivitltl.1 J-LiU 1*111 1HJ1.V* _ its annual baxaur and serve a public ! Men's rubber heels 25C & 9t»C Three Hour Dress Sale Saturday, December 12 From 2 to 5 p. m. Lemons, doz. . Grape Fruit, 6 for 3Sc 25c CHEF'S cHEFBOY-AR-DEE<5jf) Instant SPAGHETTI DINNER- ':£:%*' ' ^ i)-<JReady in 12 minutes, Supper Tonight. The Congregational Aid will hold supper tonight at the church. SKK SANTA CI.AUS DEC. 13. me IN MANY PAPERS HEREABOUTS j it costs as high as 20c to reach I each ^subscriber with advertising because of limited circulation. The Advance circulation, on the contrary, ie such that the cost Is only about one cent per family. 25tf Women's spike heels 15c Women's coupon heels —25c Leather or rubber. Children's, ages 8 to 10, shoes half soled for 60c. Nick's Shoe Shop East State Street Phone 795 Mimeographing AJHHHX PiMuUni Co, "Where Service and Quality Meet" What a day for Algona. Santa Glaus and his reindeer, and the Giro—also one of the biggest bargain events of the whole season. Almost 100 new and beautiful this season's dresses (about a dozen last spring styles that sold at $35.00) in a gigantic final clearance. All the new colors and styles in .both silk and wools— well made, perfect fitting dresses. Every dress in this lot will positively be sold below actual cost. You know wnat our special hour dress sales have been in the past —well, this will be bigger than ever. Plenty of extra experience^ salespeople—lots of room—^don't miss this great event. Three hours only—2 to 5 p. in. Saturday, December 12. IIIIUIHM I 3 HOUR BLANKET SPECIAL Just to keep some of the folks on the main floor while we try to wait on the crowds on the second floor--we offer a 7 0*80 part wool sateen bound double bed blanket which was bought on the new low price level to sell at $2.75. We have just one case of these beautiful blfck plaid blankets which we will sell for Jwst three hours—from ? to 5 p. jn. Saturday, December 12 at $1.95. Be sure and gejt youjra. T „„„..„...>,._,.„, T Try fttd CirpJt coff«« for a rfch, fu//-bodi«d flavor that will ffVt you a dt/iciow*, tati$fying cup. ip^i i.i •"— 22ib With thr.. w» cannot fail tach having * y^f feftf tlw |k* IIOHT _ ™

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