Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on January 28, 1932 · Page 1
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»v •> mf^^t^. A ,- ALGONA, IOWA, JANUARY 28, 1932 8 Pages Number 20 [ARM BUREAU ENDORSED BY FARMJEADERS » lembership Drive to be Conducted in Near Future". |A meeting-of the county Farm au organization committee was entry held at Bancroft, and plans laid for an extensive member- tip campaign soon. So many mem- ship contracts have been lost in banks In the last' few years at It was deemed advisable to ake a.complete re-canvass of the tiers of the county at this time. |some 15 years ago a small group (Kossuth farmers met and formed (bounty Farm Bureau. They were en of vision who saw the need for | farm organization , that would rve as a medium for Extension irk .and through'' which" Ideas uld be exchanged and the farmer Ipt in touch with the ever-chang- |g conditions that confront him. Ye organization was to be one of vice not only to Its membership bt' to all within ;lts reach. The rec- now speaks for itself. There Is a farm home. In:Kossuth which i not been directly or Indirectly ached by its work. Programs Reach Everywhere. |Thft soils and dairy Improvement ams have reached almost ev- farm, and generally farmers are ^following some -phase of the ne, legume, arid/fertilizer, plan, am scoring and < quality Improve- eht has been reaching all.patrons the six creameries, 'and high |iallty. butter is. sold at a premium • the majority of the creameries in Je.' county. Woman's', projects and Iris' club work have brought about ub or group contacts and. have irked 'towards home Improvement hroughout the county. I Crop disease -control, livestock >rk on horses, cattle, sheep, hogs i4 poultry, farm labor, -economics ! farm records, 'leases,,loans, ; anc bttoo]c 1 'niAteri^^a^vb1i:1wc/V:BlQiJi'ces v benefit.' In -facto thejwhoie '"b'u- »u of information'!;; on 1 iteiris af- iting the agricultural, side of bunty activities is .being .used more kan ever before 'by- local 'people, bth members and non-members. | The Farm Bureau {"program mer- the support of every citizen of fe county. It te only through the Be contacts/which It affords In eryday use that Its real value can realized. Here are the opinions T a few of the many men who have ien In touch with the work of this at organization: leaders Praise F. B. Work. [Representative A. H. Bonnstetter, pat Bend, says that during 'his 12 are of membership the, organiza- ion has given him valuable service the development of his herd of Plry cows and In the disposal of pplus stock. He further eays that TO. program of quality production I feature of dairying sponsored by he Farm Bureau, hae resulted In p best prices obtainable for" butter per present condition?. I A, E. Men-lam. Lu Verne, recent- I said he could endorse and support fe Farm Bureau "because it teach-* better agriculture," F. L. Ryer- |»VBurt, says "Kossuth would still the Farm Bureau If the F, B. nothing more than sponsor 4-H lubs. ["Were it not for the Farm Bu- au and the Extension service," ys Edw. Droessler, Bancroft, "we P«w get the required' Information P'y by writing for it and I will «ay F 97 per cent, of our- people w not get the information un- the Extension agents brought I to them. The Farm Bureau la an realization that ha« the weffare of I? termers at-heart, and Is ,con- •antly working for the benefit of ^culture." .. ' . Pastor Endorsee II. Work. IThe Re V . Allen H . Wood> Qood ERSON TO RUN FOR SENATE PHILLIPS TO BOX IN SHOW AT MASONJJITY NEXT WEEK Clarence Phillips, who'1ms taken •part in two boxing bouts at Springfield, O., where he has been six weeks, is expected home early next week and will take part in .the main event In a Legoln boxing show at Mason City next Thursday night, When he will meet Harold Hoxwood, DenVer, who holds the light heavyweight title in the middle western states. Phillips has been'defeated only once in 23'fights since started boxing. r I can only speak of Jhe ani , ve fieen and' heard among ac c al working <arme r s-an4 their e l ha ™» ™ ny * ** toe f " your organisation as re S l «' a « 1 Practice. ' with atic approval ot fee results. suggestions have appljed t u ?, and < m Pr«vSt, *«* n, the growing and harvest- n ,T' the Ceding, and mar- v i tv !f took < th * improvement y herds, buttwfftt Improve- con- in tt an ar WITNESS WHO DEFIES COURT DISCIPLINED H. B. Thill, Whittemore, faced a $50 fine and an Indeterminate Jail sentence on a contempt of court charge yesterday morning for refusal to testify In a hearing 'before Judge James De Land, Storm Lake, who opened court Monday morning Mr. Thill, In response to 'a question from Judge De Land, after refusal to reply to questions by Attorney. -L. E. Llnnan, said the. facts which it'" was sought to ''elicit were for him to know arid the'court to find out. The court, indignant at this statement, Immediately ordered Sheriff Hovey to take the witness to Jail under sentence of $50 fine and hold him there'till he was ready to testify. Finally Gives Testimony. Mr. Thill accompanied Sheriff Hovey to the Jail, where the latter explained what a mess he had got himself. Into and the probable consequences. Mr. Thill then signified his willingness to talk, and ten minutes after he was taken away he was returned to court and gave his testimony. The fine was then" remitted. Mr. Thill had evidently nol .understood that a .witness called In court must answer proper questions asked by the Judge or attorneys. '-.• ; The hearing arose from a case In Emmet county wherein Peter Orl ger, Whittemore, asked judgment on a lease against Mike C.- Thill, also -ofyrthe' y^YhHtemore •-; . jiejghbprhood Mr. Origer claimed a landlord's lien. The suit was filed Friday, and notice was served on the defendant. Sheriffs levy Foiled. . .Last Thursday night a group ol neighbors went to the .farm occupied by the tenant and removed everything that could be attached under the landlord's writ except some corn. Thus when the sheriff went out to serve the attachment he was. unable to tind property on which to levy. The Thills refused to aid him In a search. Yesterday everybody concerned was haled into court before Judge DeLand, and .after hearing, the testimony Judge 'DeLand issued an injunction restraining the tenant and his wife from obstructing the sheriff- In locating and Identifying the property. Witnesses called Included Earl Shepherd, Frank Foley, George and William Fandel, John Origer, Mike Harvey, and Herbert Mergens, Harvey Hlgley, William Mueller, NJck Reding, Peter Mueller, John Thill, and Ralph Shumacher. De Land Upholds' Sheriff, Most of these men had taken part In the wholesale removal of property from the Thill premises, but after the example Judge DeLand gave them by way of prompt action when H. B, Thill refused to testify they all gave what Information they had quickly and 'apparently truthfully. The case had aroused considerable attention in Whittemore territory, and the courtroom'was half full, JudK9.Det.and, in a short talk, cautioned the witnesses and others in the courtroom that they must not Interfere with the sheriff and that it was;their duty as good citizens ,to aid: in identifying and seeing, that all 'property taken from t Thill farm be returned. NEW STATE ROAD TO WESLEY TO RUN ALON6 COUNTY LINE * Kossuth and Hancock ( counties are to have a brand new state road north and south along the boundary line from Humboldt county to Wesley. It is scheduled for grading at least this year, and for graveling as soon as possible thereafter. The road will be an extension of Primary No, 60, which now runs north as far as Renwick. From Renwick it runs south through Gpldfleld, Eagle 'Grove, and Webster City to a point near Boone, whence it runs south- eas.t to Des Moines. It is believed that the road will be placed on the paving program In a few years. H, J, BODE TO SPEAK OVER WMT AT 8 O'CLOCK TONI6HT Kossuth radio owners who tune In tonight at 8 o'clock on WMT. Waterloo, will hear H. J. Bode, Plum tovpsWfi. broadcast a talk on and ajkali soil management as practiced in this county. One of the flrlf V B,urt wjll play a , Mr, Bode ie chapman <* Bounty Farm Bureau soils com- He and ]$iss Sphwfetert Mmpan^ to Waterloo *>y Agent Morrison. , KOSSUTH USED AS EXAMPLE OF COUNTY COSTS Provides Exhibit i n Consolidation Argument. In Iowa and other states there has of late years been talk of county consolidation as a means of reducing taxation. The argument Is that the automobile and good roads have In effect so shortened distances, that consolidation could be effected without much public inconvenience. Yesterday morning's Des Moines Register ran a news story in this connection which was of statewide Interest and of particular interest in Kossuth, Emmet, Palo Alto, Winnebago, and Hancock counties. Costs of government in Kossuth were compared with combined costs In Emmet and Palo Alto on the weat and' Winnebago and Hancock on the east. Kossuth's area is exactly equal ,to that of the bordering counties on each side and ; the population in Kossuth is only slightly less. The Register's story dealt with figures given out by Gels Botsford Des Moines realtor, chairman of taxation committees of tioth the Des Moines Real Estate,Board and the Iowa association of such boards. 'Mr. Boteford was quoted as follows: County Costs Are Cited. "Kossuth with a population of 25,542 had governmental costs of ; $61,764.95 in 1930, while Palo Alto and Emmet counties with a total population of 28,254, had a combined governmental cost of $96,419.49, and Hancock and' Winnebago with a combined population of 27;945, showed a total governmental cost of $92,433)22 for the same year. "In other words, county government In Palo Alto and Emmet counties cost ,$34,654.54 more than that of, Kossuth county which has only a-slightly smaller-'population. "Similarly, county governmental expenses in Hancock and Winnebago counties were $30,668.27 larger than those of Koseuth, although their combined population was just 2,500 greater. "These figures are from the reports of the state municipal accounting department,* and Include costs of the board of supervlsore, sheriff, auditor, clerk of courts, county , attorney, recorder, superintendent of schools, county engineer, treasurer and the expense of the county home. Kossuth Per Capita Tax low. "They show that the per capita cost of government in Kossuth county in 1930 was $2.42 as compared with $3.16 for Palo Alto, $3.72 for Emmet, $3.17 for Winnebago, and $3.44 for Hancock. "If anybody Is Interested In seeing what county consolidation could do in the way of providing money for bond interest or debt funding, it might be mentioned that the, saving as .between 'expenses of government in Kpsjmth in 1930 and In Pajp 'Alto and Emmet combined was the equivalent of 4% per cent on $811,823. "The saving as between Kossuth and Hancock and Winnebago was equal to 4% per cent on $681,517." The Register's leading editorial the same day was devoted to the Botsford showing. The following quotation is from the editorial: Kossuth Tax Dollar Biggest. "Let Kossuth's negihbors understand that -for every dollar per capita Kossuth pays for'county government, Palo Alto pays $1.30, Emmet pays $1.54, Winnebago payp $1.81;'arid-Hancock pays-$1.42, Does anyone :really believe that the county government • in these counties Is so much better than Kossuth's that It Is worth one-thlrd to one-half more In taxes? That Is, does any'one believe It except the local politicians that benefit from 'the outworn sys^ tern?" County consolidation was first suggested in Iowa by Wallaces' Farmer three or four years ago. The discussion is at present considered academic, for It is realized that consolidation could not be affected without great and perhaps Insurmountable opposition in the counties concerned, and especially on the part of county seats which might be abolished. Relocation of county seats at central,, points would certainly be advocated, Involving not only great expense for new courthouses, and new supplies which would negative savings for years, butr also abandonment* of present courthouses which could not easily converted to new ones. AL60NIAN IS SPEAKER IN INDIANA AND MISSOURI Dr. and Mrs. J. O, F. Price • returned ^jrlday from Indianapolis, Ind-, where ^hey had epent a week, attending an Indiana state veterin- ary'meeting. Doctor Price appeared on the program last week Wednes- Jay and Thursday, discussing - h,og cholera aj&a. swine.' UFI- ?*&« attended auxiliary meetings. Doctor Price, te at Columbia, Mo,, this/week :h,e v*tertnary cofteje.p! $&* urn", WH& HARD TIMES DANCE IS SPONSORED BY LEGION A hard times dance will be given at the K. €: hall tomorrow night under the auspices of Hagg 'post of the Legion. Dancers dressed In hard times costumes will pay only 76 cents, while all who go dressed up in the usual or "dude" clothing will have to pay $1.25.- There will be prices for the best costumes, one for a man, the other for a > woman. Funds realized from the dance will be used to pay the Algona airport rental for another year. No air show was given here last year to raise the required funds, but the Legion boys are hopeful that the dance will provide the money. The post feels that it is extra-important to keep up the airport. An air mall route from Chicago via Mason City to Sioux Falls is contemplated this year. If Algona continues to maintain an airport there will be a possibility that the government will lend a hand at keep- Ing .it up as an emergency landing field. CANDIDATES OUT FOR AUDITOR AND SHERIFF'S OFFICES Harley C. Bartlett, deputy auditor, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edw. Bartlett, Algona, has announced his candidacy for the republican nomination for county auditor, and Deputy Sheriff E. L. Harris has announced for sheriff. Mr. Bartlett, who has lived all his life in Kossuth, first in the Titonka neighborhood and for the last 23 years at Algona, is a sngle man residing with his parents. He is generally regarded as highly competent for the office. Mr. Harris, who is the son of John Harris, Sexton, has lived in Kossuth more than 20 years, having been reared in the Wesley neighborhood. He has been an efficient deputy .and like Mr Bartlett is regarded as- competent for the office he seeks. No other announcements for either office have been made. •It Is reported that Constable ,W.'H Steward, of Burt, will also 'be a candidate for sheriff. A. H. Bonnstetter, West Bend has filed for renomlnation as representative. .He is serving his first term. ^ Lively supervisor fights are in prospect in the First and Third districts, now represented by Supervisors Balgeman and Funnemark respectively. In the First district Balgeman has announced for a fifth term. Hugh Raney, of Irvington township, is also announced, and it is rumored that John Fraser will be a third candidate. All seek the republican nomination. Raney planned to enter the race when Balgeman was a candidate for a fourth term, but withdrew in favor of Fraser, who was defeated. Supervisor Funnemark has not stated whether he will seek renom- lnation. It was announced last week ,that John A, Sleper, of German township, would be a candidate, and last "week's Titonka Topic reported that' Ubbe Winter, also of German, would be a candidate. All are republicans, , DISTRICT B, B. TILT COMESJN MARCH Algona has been named as site of one of a number of state high school preliminary basketball tournaments to.:-be, held March 3-4-5. Other sites are Bedford, Bloomfleld, Boone, Cherokee, Council Bluffs, Creston, Danbury, Davenport,'Denison, Des Moines, Dexter,' Eetherville', Fort Dodge, Fajrfleld, Garner, Glenwood, Harlan, Keota, Keystone, McGregor, Manchester, Marengo, Mount'Pleas- ant, Mason City* New Hampton, Newton, Orange City, Osceola, Oskaloosa, Red Oak, Relnbeck, Sioux City, State Center, Storm Lake, Tlpton, Wapello, Waterloo, West Union and Webster City. Selection was made by George A. Brown, secretary of the'state high school athletic association. The sectional tournaments will determine the high school teams to enter a final tourney in which, the state champion team will be selected. AL60NA DEFEATS HAMPTON 35-21 ON THE LOCAL POOR The Algona high school basketball team wpn Friday-' evening, 35-21, from Hampton on the local floor. The game was fast from the starl;. Hampton took the lead In the first quarter and ran up a score of. 9 to 5, but the Algonians rallied ang the first half ended 16-13 In their favor. In the second half Hampton only made eight points, two In the last minute o£ play, while Algona made 19 points. This was the eighth straight" win for the LU VERNE WOMAN SUBJECT OF BLOOD TRANSfUSION Verne, Ift' 3, by Bqctor PICTURES SHOW ALGONA IN THE GAY NINETIES Mud, Mustache*, and Horse* Universal '40 Years Ago. Snapshots providing a cross-section of life in Algona in early "gay nineties," more than 40- years ago, have been received by the Algona library from Col. Thomas F. Cooko, former Algonlan who has -for many years lived at Los Angeles. Mr. Cooke was a camera enthusiast, and his photographs arc remarkably clear. Mrs. 'Lura Sanders, librarian, .will chow them to Interested Algonians. Some of the pictures are: The' Wadsworth Bros, farm, with buggy In foreground, hub deep in mud, 1892. The Sharpe log house at Pllls- bury's Point, the Okobojls. On north State street, St. John's blacksmith shop, near .where the Swift plant is now located, buggy hub deep in mud. , Mud on the road to the Thompson farm. • Knee Deep Mail on State St. F. H. Vesper, in stiff cady, with mustache, picking his way cautiously across State street among ruts knee 'deep. Diagonal street, looking like a country road, -no houses, wagon mired in mud. State street looking west from the approximate present 'site of creamery, few hpuses or trees, A Fourth of July -picnic group. Several other- picnics are depicted, and oldtimers can easily identify people in them, for the prints are as clear as pictures taken today. Four men on a handcar — I. M. Flnnell, Chas. St. Clalr, George Hackman, and one not identified. Attorney George E. Clarke's three daughters in a pony cart on State street, 1892. . Mustaches Long- and Flowing-. Excursion to Clear Lake, pictur ing Guy Taylor, W. L. Joslyn, C. D. Smith, A. E. Daugherty, Bert Matthews, Dr. ,A. L. Rist, H. E. RIst, H. F. Hedrick, M. P. Haggard, Geo. C. Call, Forrest Stough, Gilly Rutherford, Colonel Cooke, arid a 'man identified only as Frank. Clothes styles are especially interesting in this group. Most of the men wore mustaches, coats had high lapels, all of the men carried canes, and their hats hugged the- top of the head. Mustaches were of the long flowing kind. v J. R. Jones, with steam threshing engine in mud on State street, 1891. . Governor Horace Boies in carriage in parade on a visit to Algona In 1891. Group of cyclone pictures show- Ing, destruction In cyclone of 1894, which destroyed Myron Schenck, Geo, W. Boevers, Jos. Thompson, Rlebhoff, and Bompe farm buildings. The. first Mrs. Boevers was killed. Group of river views, one showing the Call bridge as, a two-span, wooden affair. -' Sidewalks Built Like Docks. Call street, looking west • In the approximate vicinity of. the Presbyterian church. Sidewalks leading to the street were a foot or'more from the ground and appeared above mud like docks at a lake. The eprlng of 1891 apparently was noted for rain and mud. Standpipe and plant in 1891. Plant was a email brick, structure, apparently containing- ' a. steam boiler, for a: long metal smoke stack'arose from the roof. The^ building was about the size of the present • fire truck quarters In the^city hall. The Central sehoplhovse, with board .walk diagonally -f. ffoni southwest, corner. ', "'. • " '..-•', View- from top of courthouse east,. showing helter-skelter arrangement of wooden buildings on State and Thorington streets. G. M, Doxsee" land office sign only one readable. Most of the buildings wooden. View of courthouse, with present trees appearing as saplings. Northwestern engine, old type, with absurd-looking smokestack. Old G. A. R. hall, now Legion hall, with entrance on the south side where there are now two windows. The Thos. Early and Jas. Taylor stores on site of present Iowa State bank., ' Thorington street scene, with old- type kerosene street lamps. State street as a mess of sloppy soupy mud. pidtlmers will recognize many of'the'buildings. BANCROFT BOY'lS HELD ON LIQUOR SEILIN6 CHAR6E Lyle, 16-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Dixon, Bancroft, was brought before Justice Winkel Tuesday on the charge of celling liquor to three other boys. He was arrested Saturday. On motion of county Attorney Shuraway the case was continued Ul| April and he was released without bond. Criminal jbusr iness has been at a stalemate to Justice * Hanson's co.u_rt 'sjnce TJe T cembey 31, and Justice Winkel has heard only two. cases since aSB^2lEft 158 Children are Aided by Old Clothes Drive Donations Antoinette Bonnstetter, school nurse, gave a report of her poor relief work before members of the Rotary club at their noon luncheon Monday at the Algona hotel. Miss Bonnstetter said she had given financial help to" 27 families. She reported 49. families without employment. She found it impossible to keep a list of all who received clothing, but she gave out 485 garments up to January 1, serving 44 families and reaching 158 children. • The call for bedding was more than doubled this year, and 42 quilts and seven .blankets were distributed. Seventy-four baskets were sent to needy unemployed under diretion of Mrs. L. W. Keith. During December Miss Bonnstetter made 100 house calls, .besides homes reached with clothing. An appeal by the new Parent- Teacher association brought in several bushels of potatoes and several hundred quarts of canned vegetables and fruits. The local Legion post made arrangements with the Algona barbers for free haircuts for 71 children. Ten cases of chicken pox were taken caro of. Cases of serious illness have been few. , Miss Bonnstetter told of many cases where bedding was needed and was furnished by individuals or or^ ganizations. A sewing machine was •donated by the Richardson furniture store, a cot by Mrs. D. H. Goeders, four old chains by the school, and dishes by Mrs. Sanders, Ella Thompson, and Christina and Catherine Wernert. District Court Clerk Orton furnishes free milk to three -families in which there are 12 children. The parochial school children were examined: when the school opened, and Miss Bonnstetter found that commendable work was being done in dental correction. The children at the Third ward school have been examined, but school health work has been somewhat neglected by parents this season. During the year, the total sum of $665.33 was donated to Miss Bonnstetter's fund by the following persons or organizations: '"'•"' Kiwanis-Rotary kittenball game, $83.28/ North-South Side baseball game, $33.95. ' Rotary, club, $50.00. Lorraine Peterson, $5.00. Hagg Post, $25.00. Minnie J: Coate, '$10.00. J. F. Overmyer, $10.00. Bounty on crows, 90c. 'N. C. Rice and Community club, $408.95. ' Mrs. T. Xi. Larson's Congregational Sunday school class, $12.15. Bryant. teachers, $4.50. J. W. Neville, $16.10. Mrs. Yeoman, $1.00. Mrs. Ole Allison, $2.00. Hattle Wilson, $2.00. Myrtle Turnbaugh, 50c. BAND INSTRUCTOR HERE HONORED BHWESSOR ' Duane Collins; nigh school band and orchestra instructor, has fieen honored by Dr..'John W. Charles; professor of education at Iowa State Teachers college, by 'being named one of 11 out of 4,000 students on a scholastic team.' The. honor was awarded on the basis of study, In- telllgence^ grades, conduct in and out of class, and other requirements that go to make up the whole man In school, as well as on reputation built up since leaving, school. The students were selected by Doctor Charles' over a period of 15 years. Dr. Charles is quoted as saying of Mr. Collins in;the college magazine, The' Alumnus, "I never saw anybody else-get his'lessons so -easily -and •well." Mr, • Collins' mother has * been Visiting him at/the T. P, Harrington residence, where he rooms. His father- died when ' he was'... young. He has six brothers, five of whom are teachers, and three sisters. FIVE APPLICATIONS, TWO LICENSES TO WED ISSUED Five applications for marriage licenses were filed in the district court clerk's office last week; Felix Thllges and Euladia Sescer, both of Kossuth; -Paul Brown, Kossuth, Klela Temper Gardy, Sioux City; Clarence J. Menz, Mae Zweifel, both of Fen ton; Edwin F. Lieb, Freda Meyer, both of Kossuth; George O. Goetz and Clara Rlcke, both of Weeley, Licenses have 'been Issued to Edwin C. pruhn. Cylinder, ports Meyer, .Whittemore, and Clarence Menz and Mae Zweifel, Fenton. LU VERNE B, B! TEAM LOSES TO LOCAL CA6E TEAM 35-10 The Lu Verne high school basketball team played Algona on the local floor Tuesday night and lost, 85-10. Some of the Lu Verne regulars were sick with the flu and a few substitutes played. The visitors were unable to make mjjcb headway against the Algona team. The first qujjrter ended J3-0, an,d, a,{ the th,e score waa 23,76, Coach Algona Markets At close ;of, business, Jan. 26, 1932. By Wilbur J. and Alice Payne. HOGS Best sorted lights, 180-230 lbs..$3.40 Best med. wt. butch, 230-260 -$3.20 Best hvy. butch., 260-230 Ibs. .$3.10 Best prime hvy. butch., 300-350.$3.00 Packing sows, 300 to 350 lbs._$2.80 •Big heavy sows, 350-400, Ibs. ..$2.65 Bigh hvy. sows, 450 to 500 Ibs. Big hvy. sows 450-500— $2.40-?2.60 CATTLE Canners — $1.00 to $1.25 Cutters - —$1.25 to $1.75 Bulls $2.25 to $3.00 Yearlings '. $3.00 to $4.00 Fat cows $2.00 to $2.75 Fat steers '$3.50 to $4.50 Veal calves ._.$3.00 to $5.00 GRAIN No. 3 yellow corn . .29 No. 2 yellow corn .30 No. 3 white oats '. .20 Feed barley . .30 POULTRY Hens, heavy _• .12 Hens, Leghorn and under 4 Ibs. .10 Springs, heavy .12 Springs, Leghorn & under 4 Ibs. .10 Heavy stags ; .08 Leghorn stage . .07 PRODUCE Eggs, graded, No. 1 .11 Eggs, graded, No. 2 1 .08 Cash cream — : .17 HIDES Calf and cow, Ib. 02% Horse $1.50 Colt hides, each : ... __ .50 ANNUAL CREAMERY MEETING SATURDAY The annual meeting of stockholders of the Algona creamery will be held Saturday in the'gymnasium in the .new high school .building. Dinner will be "served to more than 600 pel-son^ at noon by the creamery. Patrons have been allowed two tickets each. The terms of two directors, N. A. Smith and A. J. Keen expire at this meeting. . . ....... . Roy Stovick, of the Iowa State Brand Creameries, Inc., Mason City, will attend. The board of directors and M. P. • Christiansen, secretary, will present another excellent statement. Stockholders will vote on an amendment to the articles of incorporation whereby the capital stock may be Increased from $8,000 to $25,000, and each share of stock from $50 to $100. . • ANOTHER FALL OF SNOW BLANKETS NORTHERN IOWA Five inches more enow fell Tuesday, which, melted, amounted to • 3 ? J n c h e s.of rain. The snow fell in big f Jakes, and much of it melted as it fell; leaving only three inches on the,! ground; There ,wae no '- wind,and the trpea^and landscape presented a beautiful appearance following the fall. The snow followed a warm spell Monday when water began to run. Temperatures for the last week follow: . January 19 __ag JQ January 2,0 .35 '13 January.' 21 '-., r .._.._. i _34 21 January 22 29 4 January 23 ^22 8 January 24. . '_.._27 7 January 25'. _' „.„ ..38 13 January 26 35 24 AL60NA, BURT WRESTLERS TO MEET HERE TOMORROW i • •.. • • .•• Algona and^ Burt high schools will compete In a unique tournament in high school history here when eight boys/ from each school will wrestle tomorrow evening at the local .gymnasium. Entrants are in the 95, 105, 115, 125, 135, 145, 155, and 165 pound classes. The bouts will be seven minutes, to go either by decision or fall. The tourney etarts at 8 o'clock, and admission charges are 10, 15 and 2.5 cents, Algona wrestlers in classes starting at 95 Ibs. and running to 165 Ibs. are: Drennan Mathes, Howar<l Medln, Russell Medin, William Spencer, Irving Miller, Maurice Thompson, John Green, Richard Cowan, Edward Norton, arid Carl ttorman. < 600FREY NAMED TO STATE F, i, BOARD, BUT RESI6NS At the annual meeting of the state Farm Bureau federation 'at Des Moines last week, Geo, W. God' frey was elected to the board of directors, b.ut the honor bad to -be declined ^or the reason that he fe a member .of the state toward of cation and therefore Ineligible, state org^nteatloi* has a against the etecUon of pubUc off , to. the board. i sw-Atefflft *$$$sm CLARK NAMED IN RACE FOR ' LIEUT,-GOV. Choice is Made at Conference of Turner Men. The political situation as regard* the republican nomination for th» lieutenant governorship was cleared: early in the week with the announcement that the forces behind Governor Turner and tax reform .in Iowa had united on Sen. C. F. of Cedar Rapids. . This action was taken following- some weeks of negotiations between, friends of Leonard Simmer Ottumwa. Senator Clark, and Sen. Geo. WV Patterson. Simmer had announced his candidacy and Patterson wa» strongly supported .in northwest Iowa. Conferences of Patterson supporters received assurances <* support from prominent nmen throughout the state. "' ' | Committee Picks Clark. The three-prospective candidates recently conferred at Des Moines; and it was agreed that the Turner- forces .should, unite behind a singla candidate. It was further agreed to leave the'choice of the candidate up- to a committee of two men from each congressional district picked by the candidates. This committee met at Des Moines last week-end and chose Senator Clark. Governor Turner did not attend the conference, and it had been planned that Representative Simmer- and Senators Clark and Patterson should not attend, but the commlt- •tee called them to ,the conference. The result of the conference met with unanimous" .approval. Representative Simmer will withdraw and Senator, Patterson will be a candidate for reriomlnatioh .In this dl*- trlct. ' ,4 Clark Tax Beforra Leader. - Senator..Clark,--who-.ls ; a ' lawyer, has toeen one of the mainstays of the tax reform movement in the Senate, and was chairman of the tax revision committee which reported to th* last General Assembly in favor oC the Income tax and other reform*. He Is considered one "of'"the ablest*" men, in Iowa. It is not likely that any other supporter of Governor Turner wfll enter the race, and the choice leaves the Turner forces with a single candidate opposed to two candidates on the other side, Senator Wilson, •«£ Polk county, and Senator Bennett, of.Monona county. It is rumored that Senator Wilson may withdraw, in which event and if no other candidacies on either side are announced, the lines will be drawn for- a fight to the finish between the Turner and antl-Turner-forces, V-^--..--........_' I ' ACADEMY TEAM WINS BOTH WESLEY GAMES St. Cecelia's. basketball teams defeated the Wesley;public school boy* and girls' teams 6»jthe local floor Friday evening; The boye won 6421; the girls, 24-14; The Academy team was In the lead, 15-5, at tfca end of the first quarter, and (ha second team was sent in. Thei halt ended 21-19 jn Algona's favor, , In the- second half the local flr^fr team ran 'its score up tp 64, white Wesley made only a single point.' Edward Butler la coach of the Academy boys, and Miss Antonefiw coach for the girls. A good-slzedj Crowd attended the games, though tljere was »a game , on the high school f loor_ the same night, Tomorrow, evening the Academy- will play the Fort Dodge Saoredl Heart teanv l^ere. The locals Defeated this team at Fort Dodge January 8 by I a score of 27-14, aw* the Dodgers now plan to e,ven. th«games. x - 60LF CLUB ANNUAL MEET "' TO BE HELD NEXT MONDAY The annual meeting of the 4I* gona Country club will be heft Monday night at the Legion naj|,- The terms of Directors.M. J», We^v-*, er, H. M. Hauberg, AJj^erf Ogrem. F. L. McMahon, and G. F, $b>rn« expire. The annual report wll£ s " given -by Secretary R, W, "- ? Holdover directors are i. nan, J. W- Haggard, G. 8.' anv EJ. J, Gilmore, and 3 ?V P llama, whose .terms expire In, and P. J. Chrjgtensgn, K. J, Dr- A, D. Adams, r Mp. Horiga P., H. DeweJ, whose "terms 1984. i- - ' sM faf. wmmmvi '- -

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