Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on March 17, 1932 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, March 17, 1932
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,\'"'^.^^tj ALGONA, IOWA, MARCH 17, 1932 14 Pages Astonished b^C^mpii^in Newspaper. iUMilans were astonished and the «i manwement of the recent scc- il- basketball tournament hero " , v chagrined to find the follow- iiW "rL. , n the ^t Swea City "•^incident at the sectional high \ol basketball tournament In Ali last week aroused the fighting t of veteran Swea CHy tourna- t farm, most of whom have been • these prc-sprlng hieotlngs twter part of the last decade. en the local kids came onto tho or (or their practice session Frl- r night-prior to their contest with a; they were- greeted with which "began 'faintly and ued i in volume all over the naV In sporting practice this t'is the Equivalent of (Balling your ment an unprintable name, and s often than not ends in a riot. HimBUtlon Is Xllege*. ,(6 astounded Swea City klda I in-their tracks for a moment, jle to fathom such a reception i Algona fans. When the boys lied to their dressing rooms t was a. buzz of excitement puwf the corridors. Swea City fans & the crowd were thoroughly hu- mted. The players themselves j» upset for tho evening. It is • first time a Swea City team ever dred such a reception. n the numerous tournaments i City teams have played In the ins yeata host fans always have n-a hand to every team upon its t .appearance, no, , matteV'. how ng the rivalry. Apparently, Al_»fans have not learned this sim- » act of courtesy, and after their nth cooled down Swea. City fans i been inclined to dismiss, the mt with contemptuous , amuse- 1 i f & OffleUtug Blamed, Too. [f'iiancor of local fans was In- l by tho officiating at Algona, by*'''the-way; for"»>,whlch i"tournament management is In I way to blame. These officials are d^by the state' high school .relation, and must be accepted f the tournament management un- \ip good cause for their rejection I be produced. ' '' i main complaint ,was, the Alicia crewd had 'the two referees Ufhly subjugated. Corridor Mrewlng room goisip there is y. Swea Cityans were given evidence of scandalous go. on, which if pressed might ) a stench in the high places of i high school basketball compe- n, Apparently, the state tour- nte have grown to such prong in late years that the au.- ritlea are unable to cope with in- lous influences' working into Cm of "Sour Grapes." "All of whch, of course, 'lopks like i of sour grapes in fJwea -City >e the team lost to ..Algona, wnghtfui followers of the Swea •y team, however, were greatly leved when the kids were ellmln- «?. The feeling was becoming «ral that they had over-trained "Ing a gruelling season, and nol~y was particularly anxious " to "'them sacrificed in further com- uuon to make a public holiday." I.»«B was written by Editor R. S, «*, usually the fairest of taper writers. So far as shown ' Mr, Sperbeck did not attend ! tournament, it sems likely that nation, from Capt, n. whp in a Herald ;•,„•„°';. the tournament 'inserted «following paragraphs: '• Ctptaui Johnson's Complaint, tfnts of the manner Jn J sectional high school -bas» ^ we numerous among Iq- »me Friday night, when Ihe ."Pon taking the floor for a h£ Soat.getter 1 it WftS because it threw, confer- ' S* "* whoiiv «rT" "" • ^ NTION REFUSES WET PLANK Republican Convention Resolutions I. We disapprove of the general «le» tax now proposed by the irWwUm^ democrats , In • congreM. sales taxes bear most heavily apon,the consumer* of the conn- <tej«rr«^*rt''^heaviest on those least able to pay. t t. With the farmer selling his produce for what.he can get and buying In • protected market, a sales tax would lodge on him In both Instances. Conditions are Mmtttedly bad, but democratic control In this Instance would be Infinitely worse. •S. The major effect of all previous depressions following wars has been to transfer the wealth from the many to the favored few. The proper remedy for thin economic Injustice Is to transfer wealth back by means of heavy estate and Income taxes. 4. We call attention to the tact, that estate taxes In this country have never been sufficiently high In raleii to prevent In the least that socially dangerous accninnla* tlon of the nation's wealth In the hands of a few people. 5. If congress Is unable to bal•rice Us-budget by substantial Increases In estate and'Income tax rates, we prefer that congress borrow the money rather than enact a sales tax. «. We suggest that In order more easily to balance the budget congress discontinue the building of costly and obsolete battleships. 7. We heartily commend President Hoover for his efforts to reduce wasteful war appropriations _ radically. 8. We commend' Governor Duii W. Turner for persistent and effective labors to effect economies In government. We endorse his stand that'we must not only have economy . In public expenditure but more justice In • the collection of public revenue. ; - -,' i •' 9. We reaffirm our position for a net Income tax for state use to replace some of the burdensome levies on property. • 10. We especially commend the state reduction of expenditures committee and the many county- committees which have unselfishly labored to assist. Much of the credit for the constructive work of these, committees Is due our own Senator George W. Patter* son, who sponsored and handled In the senate the measure creating this tax reduction committee. II. We commend the work of Senator L. J. Dickinson, Algona, and Congressman F. C. Gllchrlst, Lauren*. POINT-A-MINUTE TEAM DEVELOPED BY SENEGA GIRLS Seneca, March 15.—Seneca won the sectional tournament Friday and Saturday , at Ringsted. Supt. Rossman sent in his girls' basketball . team, and when the:storm was over'the Seneca'girls emerged for the second year in succession as sectional champions. Seneca had' been doped to fight it out with Armstrong for the right to go to the district tournament. They won, and outclassed all other teams in the meet, defeating Bancroft by 18 points. Graettinger, by 50, and in the final, taking Armstrong by 24 points. ,In three games, Seneca scored 136 points In 96 minutes. This made 19 victories this year and ho defeats for a six year record of 105 victories to 10 losses, or better than 90 per cent, This year in 19 games, 602 points were made in 608 minutes, or almost a point a minute. The tournament game results follow: Armstrong, 30; Ringsted, 25. Oolllver, 27; Ledyard, 23. Seneca, 87; Bancroft, 19, .Graettinger, 83; Lone Rock, 23. Semi-finals. Armstrong, 24; Dolliver, 17. Seneca, 54; Graettinger, 6. Consolation. Polliver,- 26; Graettinger, 21. Flnal$. -Seneca, 43; Armstrong, 19. A160KA JUNIOR HI6H TEAM WINS COUNTY TOURNAMENT The junior high school was host Saturday to Junior high school bae- ketball teams which took part in a basketball tournament. Th'e'Algona sixth graders played in an opening came aV9:8Q a. m. and lost to Fenton, 18-8. All games were 'of five jWnute Barters, or a total of only 20 minutes. Ledyard defeated C<?r- witb in tfce second game, 10-9. In the afternoon the Algona Junior hight de- •feAted St..Cecelia's academy. 26-1. and Ledyard defeated 'Fenton. 14-11. In the evening Fenton defeated tne academy, 8-0, in, a.consolation round. At 8U« *he final «ww ™ P te |! a ' lgqna defeating Ledyard, «•». Fpl- $l«rwa» a"W«lal game between %h *Rd A&na'tbirds, Cgrw}th oning, 16'0. DONATED CORN APPRECIATED AT BONESTEEL Thanks are Sent Lone Rock, Algona and Lotts Creek. 'Lone Rock, Mar, 15.—Banker N. L, Cotton, chairman of the. recent Lone Rock-Lotts Creek drive to collect a carload of grain for shipment to Bonesteel, S. ,Dak., has received a letter from J. F. Edelstein, expert In "experimental blology-ithremmatol- ogy" stationed at Bonesteel, acknowledging the shiptnent. Algona contributed $172.27 in cash for the purchase of grain included in the shipment, and "Mr. Edelstein's letter which follows, was addressed'to the Lone Rock-Lotts Creek and Algona committees: I am happy to advise you that the load of corn and oats donated to the Red Cross by the people of your community and shipped from Lone .Ro.ck arrived at Bonesteel and was distributed this week. I am taking the liberty'on behalf of our people to thank you all who were instrumental in getting up this load of good grain for this community. I wish that all of you. could fee the swell of gratitude that bounds from the soiils of those whom you have befriended In their hpurs 01 destitution. Gives Life Stories. Perhaps it would be interesting for you all to know more about the people for whom you have done this beautiful act of charity and more of their present conditions from one who has lived among them for a quarter century, and who>.knows the details of their individual • arid collective life ; stories—the problems they have met and mastered as well as their present status. •From such facts you will be better able to realize their deeply felt appreciation and the fuller meaning of a kindness auch as you have rendered them. That being the super- purpose of this letter, I trust you wll pardon me should it seem in any sense'burdened with details. People Are Not Paupers. I sincerely ask you not to think ol our people who ask for or receive food for their livestock as paupers; that is to say, "born children of Indolence and poverty." They are far from such. •Like all pioneers, they are ambitious, industrious, progressive, frugal, and eternally hopeful. Possessed of a high sense of Independence and pride, they feel deeply the humiliation that goes with a request for or the acceptance of charity! The4r present plight is not the result ol their errors, but the consequence ol continued adversities, many of which you too have experienced, but climaxed by the almost total, failure of their last two crops. Just a few years ago these men were "master farmers" In a prosperous country, their barns and cribs bulging with the fruit of their harvests. They .saw, a farther -hope In all they beheld. Today they are happy and as grateful'as children at Christmas time, when they can drive away from the station with a few bushels of grain or bales of hay for the nucleous of their once ample herds and flocks. Each "dole" carries them a little, nearer their determined goal. Last fall, knowing they could not hold their entire herds and flocks, they sold them to a mere working possibility. As you know, owing to low prices, the proceeds of their sales were meager, but with these little assets and the little feed, they had they hoped to save the fragments of their industry. But their own feed was of little value, the price of additional feed high, and the winter most severe, . No Borrowing Power, Today their savings are gone and their borrowing power exhausted. Their horses, cattle, hogs, sheep and poultry are poor, many on the verge of starvation, and some already starved to death! ' „ Their last hope is to save enough, if they/ can, so that they may go on again in the coming season and with their loved ones some day again take their place among the nation's independent and self-sustaining cltizen- ry _a, position which is. their birthright, and, we believe, their due compensation for their commendable efforts. They are living in a night of darkness, and in such charity as yours is their'only hope for a fair tomorrow. Shall their hopes and dreams come true! The Red Cross Is ever Just in Us divisional proportioning according to acute and immediate needs, but the load is heavy, and -whether these unfortunate people will be able to reach the shore of their destination, wb,lch is still two months or more away, will depend upon the spirit your community has shown being taken up by others and the work carried on , No other hope attends US1 • - • ' * When our country again blooms with ita harvests, as jit surely will with continued help such a* yptt have given m and with its present as&ureg moisture, it wJM reflet tfee splendor id neighborly brotherhood: suje y«» tfe*t tf,** 6 w wiJJ - &aW r,flS?u$|' 5Jfc «? Spring Here! 'Ad' Section V t Stills tory Spring Is here. For evidence, look at the calendar, observe thut the snow Is almost gone, and read the* Fashions and 'Furnishings section of the paper. Spring Is here! .': , • , • «. Announcement >of the'Fashions and Furnishings' spring opening' appears on the first page of the section and Is followed, 'by page advertisements of Chrlschnies * Herbst, the Goeders Store, and the Chrlstensen Bros. Co. Buyers from the three stores have of late visited the great city mart* and .carefully chosen what they considered the best goods for their customers. ' These -are described and priced In the advertisements. "- • • Bring your hoarded money, If any, or your pocketbook or checkbook. The time to stint yourself lias gone by. The depression Is, on Its' last legs, and soon prices will begin to rise. Buy.'what you need today while the prices are still at bottom. OPERATION FAILS TO SAVE LIFE OF LOUIS H. GUDERIAN Algonians were shocked Monday morning to learn that L. H. Guderian, of the- Smoke Shop, had died at the Kossuth hospital the night .before at 9 o'clock. Late In February he suffered a severe attack of ulcer of the stomach, with which he had for some years been afflicted and it was neqessary to perform an operation immediately. -For a few days he seemed to be'-dOlng weHJ 16ut later he failed, and he died in coma. Funeral services were conducted yesterday afternoon at the Presbyterian church by the Rev. A. English, and burial with Masonic rites was made in Riverview cemetery. The pallbearers were Masons. Mr. Guderian'e given names were Louis Herman, and he was One of six brothers, sons of Mrs. Lizzie Gu- derlan,-who lives east of the Northwestern^'tracks. The father, Charles G. Guderlan, died in 1892, and the eldest son, WIHiam-J., in 1916. An infant son named after the father died in Infancy. The living brothers are O. P., of Cobb, Wis.; R. H., Ad r vance linotypist; E. A., v also of Algona: and John, publisher of the Kanawha Reporter; The father was a farmer, and the family came to Kossuth 42 years ago, moving to Algona 40 years ago. Two of the sons, L. H. and R. H;, never married and have for many • years lived with their mother. Some years ago the two brothers built the-modern home In which they resided. Mrs'. Guderian is now aged and feeble, but is otherwise In fair health. L. H., commonly known among friends ats "Lou," reached his'47th birthday anniversary about the time his last sickness began, having-been born February 25, 1885, at Battle Creek, Neb. Algona was .his home from early childhood. He became a clgarmaker,-and some, years ago with \IohirBleser, formed a partner- sjiip to conduct a local cigar factory, They prospered and later added smokers' goods and other lines, conducting the business under the name of the Smoke Shop. Their cigar brands became well known and have for many years been popular with smokers here and elsewhere, Mr. Guderlan had since youth been a member • of the Algona Military band and for some years before his death was manoger of the band. He was a member of the local Masonic lodge and also of the Kiwanis club, AL60NI AN SEES* LINDBERGH CHILD IN DREAM; WRITES A. Vanderlinden, who formerly lived in New Jersey, near where Col. Charles A. Lindbergh built his home, had a vision in a dream last weekend of a house In the, vicinity of Hopewell, }n which he caw the Lindbergh baby held captive by the kidnapers. On waking next morning, he wrote his dream down, describing In detail the house and its approximate location, and sent the letter by air mail to Colonel Lindbergh. The sheriffs' office received a poster Tuesday describing the Lindbergh baby as follows: Age, 20 months; weight, 2.7 to 90 pounds; height, 29 inches; hair, blond and cu.rly; eyes,'blue; complexion, light; deep dimple in center of chin; dressed In a one piece coverall sleeping garment. ^ , , Modification Denied, Congressman Qilchrist voted with the majority in the house at Washington Monday on a, proposal to con- eider modification, of the eighteenth amendment. Every other ?owa, congressman except the democratic Representative jacobson, of southeast Ipwa, voted Jikewjse. Consideration of the proposal was denied by a vote of ?27 T 187. ' fwjn* vere. $QJf« a* th* Kosautb, »p}t£l, Monday tQ Mr. and, Mrs. Lub?*} F$ttl$?f 'RJjpyjfltsfl- f^JpfMMFBii ^ wkmto%?i ~ "' '" TWO NEW MEN ARE NAMED ON SCHOOL BOARD Shumway, Andrews Defeat Former Members. ' In doubtless the hottest school election In the. history of Algona, T. P. Harrington, member of the board for 28 years and president for the last five years, and G. S. Buchanan, member during the last few years, were defeated by G. D. Shumway, county attorney, and Dr. W. D. Andrews. There were 1087 ballots, and the official count was: Andrews 626 Buchanan 357 Harrington _ 465 Shumway 1 682 Scattering votes were cast for C. R. 'LaBarre, Dr. R, M. Wallace, and John Haggard. Issues of the campaign we're not well defined, and minor questions of policy are believed to have determined the result. There has been some.,discussion, of a kindergarten fOr"young -children, eome idlssatisr faction with teachers, and perhaps a feeling that younger people should control. General regret has been expressed in some quarters over the fact that Mr. Harrington, who has' served so long, w«fe not re-elected. None of this, however, has been disparaging to winning candidates, who It is believed will carry on with the same high standards. During the election battle advocates of the retention of the old board called attention to the enormous amount of, work done by all five members' without consideration of any kind. It-, was estimated • oh ••the street- v 'ttiat it would? have cost the district $10,000 to buy the legal services of Mr. Harrington, the engineering service rendered by A. E. Michel, and the bonding and monetary advice of Mr. Buchanan. Mr. Buchanan has been :one of the board's, most hard-working and conscientious members. . . Doctor Andrews is a graduate of theslocal. schools and ,he .received his whole pre-collegiate education' here. ALGONIANS LOSE TO MASON CITY IN DISTRICT TOURNEY Mason City defeated the Algona high schoof basketball team, 39-26, in a fast game at'Mason City in the first.round of a' district tournament last Thursday evening. The Mason Cityans pierced the Algona zone- type defense badly in the first and final quarters, but the locals held their own In the second and third quarters. . Mason City got a 7-3 score In the first quarter, and ran It up to 16-3 earjy in the second half. Then Algona rallied, >and ran the, score to 18-7' to close 'the half. -In the second half the Mason Cityans, with a comfortable lead, played to the fan gallery by holding the ball in their defense zone, Algpna's defense consisted of five men guarding the Algona basket, and the locals relied on the opposing team to bring the ball into action by trying to score at the Algona basket. The Mason Cityans, however, refused to attempt the basket, and tossed the ball back, and forth to each other, brie of 'the i Mason Cityans even sat down on the bal), much to the amusement of fans, ,T]ie locals meanwhile waited patiently, holding to then* defense, which the Mason City- ans had hoped to break by aggravating-them, '.:••',. , ' • Algona fought. hard in the third quarter, winning eight points to Mason City's seven, In the final period both teams played nip and tuck, with Algona scoring 11 points to 14 for Mason City, ' Mason City defeated Spirit Lake in the finals Saturday night, and will represent this section of the state in a state tournament, Livermore won ite games in Class IB, defeating Rudd, 31-19, in the finals Saturday evening. Livermore wilt play Its first game in a state tourney this afternoon at 2 o'clock. CHARGES MOTHER-IN-LAW WITH URCENY^DROPS CASE A charge of larceny of a, horse- rtide robe and & Sas lamp brought by El. Y. Koestler against ,his mother- in-law, Mra. Grace W. Watkins, Hurt, was dismissed, in Justice Panson's court Friday on motion of G. W. stillman, acting county attorney. Lack of evidence, including the refusal of Mrs. Koestler to testify against her mother, caused dismissal. Koestler now farms gear Swea !Jty, but was formerly on l£rs. Wat-' kins' farm and he claimed that the robe and lamp were taken when ho mpved off, ' Gerald Ftene, for several months 11 ofim^i&^'sroQJiifts 'oyej?- ^ 9*r$jb *e&£*&sipff ^wV^-**?K| \ Mason City Editor Speaker Before Rotary Club Monday News'papera do not endorse everything they print, W. Earl Hall, managing editor of the Mason City Globe•Gazette, tottt the' Rotary club Monday noon. A newspaper must mirror the opinions and'.the;, news , of... the day, and 'in so'doing-the report of r 'a speech entirely ;'cohtradictory to the policy of tho paper will toe printed as news. • News la seldom suppresed in a good newspaper, though there are occa 7 . slons when situations are treated kindly because of outside facts. Newspapers have a'big problem in dealing with people who want crime news as applied to themselves or those in whom they are interested, suppressed. ' . .• Fear of publicity is often greater than of the law as a deterrent to crime. The better newspapers, are now putting the stress on punteh- ment in crime news, though some newspapers have cast a halo or glamour around crime news and criminals. The better newspapers print the news but stress the sordidness of crime and the ultimate cer- MUSIC RECITAL TO BE GIVEN SUNDAY BY ACADEMY PUPILS A recital will be given by the senior music pupils of 'St. Cecelia's academy next Sunday afternoon'at 4 o'clock at the academy, as follows: Military Escort, march. Bennett St. Cecelia's Orchestra Piano' solo, Springr Flowers— Fink Em»lia Erpelding Notre Dame*.Victory,, march—Shea ' • ;;.:sti'Cecella!s'/Orchestra > ' v Clarinet eolb, Trau'mereii-Schuntann • ' . : Donald Frankl ,: Waltz __' . Perry Elizabeth Leners Zenith, violins, cornets, trombones _ Bennett Maurice McEvoy, Calvin Bode,: Dorothy McEnroe, Marlta Bes- tenlehner, Floyd- Bode, John., Deim. '..'./,' Robin's Departure _—. Fisher : Frances Winkel .. : / Viojln and cornet duet, Come (Back- to Erin —.. :_ — Ascher Frances and Dorothy 'McEnroe Vocal, sextet, Southern Melodies • Vernon Kohlhaas, Edward Zender, Maurice McEvoy, Edmund Capeslus, Joseph Kelly, Emmett Hegarty Violin and piano, Mary of Tralee. ... ..^—•__—— Glover •Maurice and Mary McEvoy Piano duet, Polonaise Militaire _. ..._. Chopin Emelia and Adeline Erpeldlng Piano solo, Parting- Lange Adeline 'Erpeldlng Violin duet, Forsaken Weigand •Frances .McEnroe, Maurice McEvoy Vocal duet. Pal of My Cradle Days > Plantadosi Piano solo, New Spring ..,Lange Gertrude Zender Violin solo, Traumarei and Romance.,-,_ T .__^_.__.._ Schumann ; Frances McEnroe Dawn, Op. gS.,^,,...:. ^.Nevjn Garry Owen, ^variations— __Pape Kathryn Deim ' Bliss Eternal _'_ ._ Bennett •St. Cecelia's Orchestra Accompanists—Kathryn Deim, Fram ces Winkel, Gertrude Zender. MARCH WEATHER CAPTIOUS; MILDER AFTER COLD SNAP The trend of temperatures during the last week gradually rose and became milder as March progressed. Tine minimum temperature of below, zero last Thursday rose tp above freezing toy Tuesday night, Rain was forecast for yesterday afternoon, and was expected to wash away much of the dust 'and soot accumulated during the winter, especially during-the dust storms of last week. 'Strong -winds of last week • have diminished somewhat. The temperatures follow: Max. March 8 .........1. 8 March 9 —,—.—_ 13 March 10 : ,„„_ is •March 11 T 22 March 12 „ 24 March 13 „ 27 March 14 24 March 15 ,„ 42 talnty of punishment. . Newspapers, however, do not specialize In crime news. A survey of one of the issues of the Globe-Ga- zotto waa made, and weather drew more inches than crime. Percentages in that edition were: Crime, 7 per cent; ; .woather.i 8; society,'41; (sports, 13; editorial, 13; general news, 60. To dispell some popular Ideas of newspaperlng, Mr. Hall remarked that reporters no longer run around with paper pad and pencil; not all managing editors are grouchy; especially as portrayed in the movies; most reporters are college graduates; and newspapers not only give the people what they . want but also strive to give them something of educative value. Editors find their greatest problems In what to print and what to omit. Newspapers receive fro'm three to four times as much as they can print every day, and it is the editor's job to chooso from the mass what is worthwhile.. . ,,Mr. Hall's remarks held the attention of the club till one o'clock and several members remained for personal discussions. ,. Algona Markets By Wilbur '?.' arid Alice Payne. • At close of business,. March 15, 1932. HOGS Best sorted lights, 180-230 lbs.-$3.80 'Best: rived, wt. butch., 230-260..$3.60 'Best prime hvy. butch., 260-300 '$3.50 Best hvy. butch., 300-350 Ibs ___ $3.40 Packing sows, 300-350 Ibs ____ .—$3.30 Big hvy. sows, 350 to 400 Ibs. ___ $3.10 Big hvy. sow, ,4gO to 500 $2.75-$3.00 CATTLE Cahners —-*.__- ------ $ .75 Cutters ..• ---- L_i...:::-..«l.;25 Bulls '•;___._ — '1 --- '_....$i;75 Fat' cows ------- . — __4a.OO Veal calves _.._ — ---- $4.00 •Fat steers ------------ $3.50 Yearlings /_.., ---------- $2.50 .-'; POULTRY Hens, heavy _______ ___ Hens,. Leghorn and under 4 Springs --- _ __ ___ _______ ; Heavy stags ...J ___ •__ _____ ; Leghorn stags _.„..__...'. to $1.25 to $1.75 'to' ; 92.25 to $2.50 to $5.00 to $4.50 to $3.50 .11 Ibs. .10 ___ .09 .__' .08 Eggs, .graded, I>fo. 1 ___________ .09 Eggs, graded, • lijoi 2 ____ „..._. .06 Cash cream ____ ______________ _ .17 GRAIN No. 2 yellow corn ________ „ ___ ...gg No. 3 yellow corn __ _ __ .. ___ ;.„_ . .27 No. 3 white oats! i _____ ...... ____ ;..i9% Feed barley — ___________ .~.~.~.~. ,S5 '•• ' ' ' '•"• •'""' HIDES, "'''•. " ; '' ; ' . Calf and" cow, Ib. ... ____ ... ___ „ .02 Horse -i..._ ------- ...ii.......H.50 Colt hides, each ________ ... ___ .50 DELEGATES IN CLOSE VOTE ON MODIFICATION | Resolution UKnocke* | .', Out by 25-20 'jj Ballot. I Mill. BARBER'S WAR ENDS TODAY; HAIRCUTSjOJO 40 CENTS A county-wide barbers' war was patched up Tuesday, when a number of the; b^rberfj' traveled oyer the county " and an , agreement was reached on prices. The war started Jjef ore C.hrlstmas, when some of tlwf shops wanted to cut prices but others objected. Some ehops did cut, and others followed suij to save their business. The new price list appears in an advertisement elsewhere in the Advance. Shaves are now 2P cenJjs and haircut^ |ft ce^ts. Oscar Kohlwef waa , release* on ft4 last, week Wed^saday jaftei? bplng bqufld tp tjw grand, J«fV Pals Ait& pounty .gui CLUB COMMITTEES ARE NAMES FOR'32 'President M. J. Pool has announced the following Community club appointments for 1932: .'Business Men's: Council—H. M. Hauberg, A.. E.- Kresensky, Abner Long, K. V D. James, John Kohlhaas. Membership—D. H. Goeders, T. H. Chrischilles, R. G. Richardson, B, F. Sorensen. Publicity—T. H. Chrischilles, N. C. Rice, D. E. Dewel, J. W. Haggard, M. J. Pool, "•••;•• ' Hospitality Days—C. L. Bliley, P. J. Chrlstensen, Mrs. N. C. Rice, Wll-. liam Hawcott,. W, A. Foster. Parks—T. :P. Harrington, M. P. Weaver, M, G. Norton, Al Falken-, haiher. ,. •.:.'••• .••'.'':.. •• •Schools—G, D, Shumway, C. R. LaBarre, H, R. Cowan. County Fair—B. F. Sorensen, Dr. F, E. Sawyer, G. W. Stillman, L. M, Merrltt, , Decorations— J, W. Kelly, George Elbert, W. A. Barry, Alvln Huenhold, C. M. Frane. Solicitors—E. J. Van Ness, W. Wehler, Conventions—F, D. Mathes, C, M. Frane, N. C. Rice, R. L. Roblnault, Community Development—R. H. Miller, 'F. B. Kent, W. B, McDonald. Boy Scouts—M. G. Norton, A. E. Kresensky, Gordon Ogg, W. G. McCullough. Agriculture—E. R, Morrison, M. P. Christiansen, Matt Lamuth, O^ Madson. In each case the first-named man ie chairman. Tax S*»le»*8cheduled. The third delinquent 1981 tax sale will be hejd Monday, April 11, according to announcement fry County .Treasurer Kruse. , Not many, items, remain unpaid. ' • " Club Complimented AL-BORTA, ^arc^ f ^We appf«5 ciate the/nice things done for ttue MjpW»>¥ Ifes.Cp^wwJty cb* of Algona. 4 f$w ygapa ago, |oy ex-. waple, Jl»ej» w jrect t^y^ra.|s • .Resolutions advocating mnllflda! tlon of the 18th amendment and i lition of the federal farm board reported out of the resolutions . mlttee at the republican county- vention Saturday morning at _ courthouse, but tooth were killed b«k identical' 25-20 votes on the flootv The resolutions committee *••> also divided on both questioning, though no minority report WM» brought in. The committee vot«,o». liquor modification was nine and four nays, three not voting, farm board resolution was not so'1 ly debated In committee and them was little floor discussion. The < resolution read as follows: "We believe that the present „ forcement of the 18th amendment _. Ineffective, and we favor modifies*" tlon of the 18th amendment." ' The |ext of the defeated Fans* Board resolution wae: ' "We fecpmmend to our repreaenta*— tlves and senators the elimination «ft the farm^oard as soon as posfrftil^, .We.;beilev'efthe farm board has a'vgreat'^detriment to agriculture." Committee Holds Up Conventions The - convention was kept waiting* by argument in the committee. DB-bate waxed hot on the liquor, th*r four opposing members holding out): strongly. Some members who favor** the resolution wanted an out-and- out, repeal resolution. , , J. H. Jensen, former Kossuth representative was chairman of that 'committee, with M,rs. D. D. Monlux^ A'igoria,,v.as secretary. , : Thereiwas no extended debate ont> the liquor resolution on the : floor. One the farm board resolution, Senator- Geo. W. Patterson, while not endorsing the farm board, suggested that. the convention take no stand against it without more complete consideration. This suggestion was adopted^ by standing vote, 25-20, and the lution stricken out. > The modification resolution , No. 13, .and, it also* proved unlucky^ for proponents. There was no flOouV debate, but both when, it was raafll and when it.was brought up-for consideration, there was a consider*.!** undertone of subdued excitement Fred Anderson, Algona, .moved tut •strike the; resolution, and the mottafc carried by another standing vote, oft exactly the same proportions. « "''•' 'X.iSaler-TM Disapproved. '"T~I? The proposed sales tax came in tar: strong disapproval in the resolution Heavier income and estate taxes ¥ suggested .instead, as a means of tributing huge accumulations '«•*' wealth. The sales tax, it was polnte* ' out, bears most heavily on the coaW sumers, "always heaviest on thOMt least able to pay." *, '' More battleships were "knocke^T- In the resolution as too. costly anaV moreover, ae obsolesete means;.oC war for this age. >' President Hoover was commends**, f or • 3f fofife to red\ice wasteful wa*" 1 appropriations radically, and Govee-' nor baniw;' Turner was strongly en.-^ .dprsed for efforts at tax reduction, i The proposed net state Income ta*-j was also endorsed, and Senator P*t— ^ ,,,, terson wae commended for his effort* f *\CA In Its behalf as well as for his worses ' .' towards, reduction of state expenswav f Senator L. J. Dickinson and Co»»-v • grjessrnan F. C. Gilqhrlst, Laurenia, *' ' were endorsed and commended "' '' * n their good'records in congress. > » , A committee on permanent orga'nl- |r< nation elected County .Recorder! Laura Paine county commHteewom-r ,j/ an to fill a vacancy caused by tlM- death of Mrs, Nicolena Madson, MflsJ Paine had been serving during ttofi last month, on appointment of Count* ty Chairman H. $, McWhorter, B,urf£.,-i. M, p. Weaver eerved as temporaw iT 5 chairman of the convention, and Jlfpi,"/', 1 ]! H. A. French, Titonka, as temporary-1 yt secretary. " ' Jensen Heads Delegates to .the state .repubUoaj^l convention at Des Molnes March.'f$..,,- were named as follows: «- > . ,\ * J. H. Jensen, Seneca, chajrmap^ • F. A. Corey, Algona; Sen. Oeo k % Patterson, Burt; Paul Wander, F£i ton; Harold Jones, Lone Roc,k5 ~ : Hutton, Bancroft; W, H. Godd» gpna; -R. S. McWhorter, gurtj Kojlasch, !p»ncrof|;; Mrs. L, Wolfe, ftonkaj P, K. Dew* gona; Mrs. H. A. French, TJto Alternajef were named as fa (Mrs. W, 4.. £ari$o; William TvirW» L , ^™ -Jensen. B9B&m; J?etf p « Mrs, p. B^onlu:*, OJlj •H nw -irit*% jf£\.3p.<rwv -mfr- t «SW.*ft«

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