Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on April 28, 1932 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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m |s i: •»«*» s to ALGONA; IOWA, APRIL 28,1932 10 Pages NCI AL HANGS FIRE Voice Rait- tfo «<"ool board' has-'-rtot yet in the matter of the elecr O f a high school principal ' By jS. p. McKutt. r many years cooperative effort ,racterlzed the .work of the _ Mliobto. Parents, r teachers, |"tte school board have worked JUT. AH the dissension that j'lteretotore developed has been lal, local In character,- and J J Mver»rtehded In a general *, to cause division -of the , town J two camps. jfttteverithei sphools of Algona 1 Hey are what they 'are by vlr- I of parents, teachers, and . the J ioard pulling In the same dl- It Is generally conceded ftheAlgona schools are^nof In i second or third class. So far as' the outside world Is :d, It sees only the finished as evidenced /by the high I graduates. These graduates Itute the true criterion of the training only after they are to tackle the sterner reali- i o( life. 'It is a fetish o*f alumni [eland up for the school from Jch they graduated; but it Is a rent thing for a graduate' to- re- »r a particular j teacher. A :her capable of making perma- timpressfpns on pupils in a so- I, moral, and inspirational sense s a value above and beyond mere education. School Is Coate Memorial. [any boys and girls who' were high " -pupHs r and > ,Jn ' r time " complained of ' ' Miss He's discipline have 'grown to ihood and womanhood ' only to 8 her for having had the good to administer that discipline. 'be school itself and the esteem I which Miss Coate Is held by the to of Algona constitute a (rial to her which should be me•free KITTENBALl OPENER IS SET FOR JOT MONDAY H. .B. Nolle was elected manager, Harold Lamplight secretary, and G D. Brundage treasurer of the Algona klttenball league at a largely attended meeting of fan« and players a.k the Legion hall Friday night. A constitution and a set of playing rules were adopted league consists of six teams: eaners, 1931 champs, "Beans" Pearson, captain; P. o. Gang, mostly 1931 Hill Supply playere, \V. f. ,Hemphill, leader; <Boren Ice Creamers, directed by .George Boren, assisted by George Kanouff; State Highway Pick & Shovel Gang, M. l>. Ooslln, director; Algona Bakery, Wayne Wilson, leader; Bell Syatem Bunch, "Red" Gorman, director. Some of the teams need a few more players. Games will begin at 6:30 p. m. at Athletic park. The opener will'be State Highway vs. Elks next Monday night; next Wednesday, Boren vs. Bell; next week Friday, Bakery vs. P. O. . . . TO FLOCK HERE SATU W, D, NUGENT, 66, DIES -IN ) the blighting influence of pol- .' The Interests of , childhood I youthtlme In Algona should' be from the galls, the carbuncles, I the poison virus of local poll- the Ut Are the OharfMt It from the intere»t» '" of and on the «ide,>oC Ju«t»ce r future, what are the reaa- f<«p removing a faithful and capo, reasons, O»¥e come to or at the mo»t Let,iw <Flrat, alleged lenlllty Itude; second, failure to I Bummer school, 'thereby fall- AW In the theory, "and prac- «i«4«,cation; th^rd/ a i mandate fctt* voters, j .^'^' l -sC ta j the first charge," thel^W' r is to be found' in the' present to) of the high school,' Under 1 Coate the school has , grown I almost infancy to Its present "" It is now sufficiently vlg-> progressive e flrst ln the , to »tand -, fw »as not only been an Jnatruc- f|» letters but an inspiration. $h« her school today with the challenee, the same per 8? nal ? Schools lor AH«t««r. answered 'by asking la wy«rs, toankers, er dta Were * constantly in.a iitate...^ Coming - down town Saturday .morning, W. D.' Nugent stopped In front of the W. H. Godden home, where C. E. Walker, was- cutting down a tree. Jocularly, Mr. Nugent remarked that he. would show how the ax shquld be swung. He took the ax, struck twice, and fell over dead with a heart attack which was no ^qubt caused by the over-exertion'. , On July 3^ 1920, Mr. Nugent suffered severe injuries In a railway accident on the M. & St. L. near Livermore. Before the accident he •was a strong, robust man, but. the results of the accident left him broken, physically' ever afterwards. Funeral services were -'conducted Monday morning at St.' Cecelia's Catholic church by. Father, ..T,.!j.. Davern, pastor, and burial, was made lln the local Catholic cemetery. Pallbearers were Thos. Kain, R. E. Kain, I. M. Finnell, John McEnroe, E. J. McEvoy, and Chas. Gilbride. Mr. Nugent, who was in his '67th year, was born November 27, 1865, at Brooklyn, N. Y. . Later his parents took him to Wisconsin, where the family, lived on a farm. In May, 1-893, Mr. Nugent came to Algona, accompanied by his bride,. formerly Elizabeth Burns, to whom he had been married : January 12 of the same year at Prairie du Chien Wia. Algona has been the family home ever since. The widow and six children survive:. William, Chicago; Claude, Spencer; Clem, Los Angeles; Dr. L, C., Algona dentist; Don, Algona; and Elizabeth, at home. All of the children except Clem were here for the funeral. Mr.' Nugent also left four brothers and two sisters: Thomas, Prairie du Chien; John, Waterloo; James, Mason City; Bernard, Mrs.. Dennis Young, and Mrs. "John Fitzglbbons, Seneca, Wis.-*t '.'•'• s Mr. ; Nugent wrote insurance. ' For some years he was connected with the federal internal revenue bureau. ' Among out-of-town relatives attending the funeral were: W. H. Oleason and Frances Gleason, Mason City; Mr, and Mrs. Thos. Nugent;; Bernard Nugent and his eon Archie; Mrs, Dennis Young, and Dr. antt Mrs, Farrell, Seneca, Wls., and Mr, and Mrs. James Nugent. SIX COUPLES APPLY FOR MARRIA6EJERMITS HERE ,. Six applications for marriage 11- censes were filed in the district cgjirt cork's .office laj»t Week: \Ru- 'dojph Rake, Viola Dei.terlng, both of Bancroft, license Issued April 25; Anthony Waechter, Gilmore City, Agnes 'E.. Dahlhauser, Whittemore, Mcense issued April 25; W. E. Qulnn, Bancroft, Lulu Ann Miller, -Lu Verne, license Issued April 25; Amber Hagflund, Buffalo Center, Margaret Ford, Litchfield, Minn.; Michael Erpeldlng, Josephine Fisch, of Kossuth;' Alfred Reding, Helen Illg, both of Kossuth. A 11- cen.se was also granted to John, Hanaelman, West Bend, and Leota 'HauenateOn, Algona. (U»ck) Phillips won a de- frpm "Baby" Camera at the tote grounds Monday night cbracteriw4 as a "love feast," neither boxer able to land telling Wows. has been voiced that W. were sold at a doj a. crowd estlmatea The weather was so ' cold fhat 'fans were unc'onjfortfble in the •^^panj "s^cr^. f"T Cor.- SCHOOLS SEND TRACK STARS TO MEET HERE Records to Fall in Several Events May 7th. > Algona will be host to other North high schoote next week «.h! ., , y 7 ' at a traCk ""«"• which promises to be a close battle. The meet will be held at the fair grounds, on the half mile race track and spectators will sit in the new grandstand. Records obtained by Coach Aubrey Bonham Indicate a stiff battle between Webster City, Hampton, Aleona, and Humboldt. The Webster City threats are in the high and low hurdles, the 440-yd. dash, the javelin,and discus throws, the shotput, the pole vault, and the half-mile relay. Four Teams Look Strong. Hampton Is strong in the pole vault, the mile relay, and the-hurdles, and Eagle Grove's strength is In .the hurdles .and the high jump. Humboldt is dangerous in the '100 and 220-yd. dashes, the pole vault, and the high jump. Algona is strong in the dashes, the mile run, and the relays. It is expected that conference records will be broken in the 100-yd. dash, the 220 and'880-yd. relays, the mile relay, the pole vault, and the broad jump. Records in the mile run, the 440-yd. dash, the high jump, the shotput, and the javelin throw will be close. Preliminaries will take place' in the morning at 10:30, and the meet will begin at 1:30. The first three winners in all events will receive medals from the cleric of the course after the events are reported. There will be a permanent cup for each relay and a traveling cup for winner of the : meet. Sixteen . men from each school are expected to take part. , _ Conference Records to Fall. Conference records, the year they were made, the time, and the holders follow: Holder- .Ades- (W. C.) '120-yd. high hurdles, .16 sec. ; 2fi Stevens (E, G.) mile run, 4.39:2—27 Burns (W. C.) 100-yd. dash, .10:3.28 Burns (W.'C.) 440-yd. dash, .53.6-28 McGrath (C.) 220-yd. : low hurdles, .27:2 ;___._; —29 Stevens (E. G.) 880-yd run 2.05:3.27 Burns (W. C.) 220-yd. dash, .23:3.28 Algona, 880-yd. relay, 1.37:3 125 Webster City, mile .relay, 3.51:5—29 Luke (Ha.) polevault, KX9" 25 Meyers (A) discus, U<X1" . 25 Desmidt (Hum.) high Jump, 5'7"_.25 Hurst (W. C.) shotput, 45'10> ...29 Keith (A) broad jump, 20'7" 27 Williams (C) Javelin, 152'7" ^30 Alronlani Place at Cedar Falls.. The Algona high school track team placed in a number of events at a meet 'at Cedar -Fa.\\a Saturday. Charles Cretzmeyer won second in a 100-yd. dash, time 10.4. The half mile relay. team also won second, time one minute, 36.6 seconds; which was only 6 - seconds' behiiM '. the '' wln,- nlng time. .The mile .relay / team placed third, time three minutes, 48 seconds; and the local 440-yd. and medley relay teams each placed fourth, ..In field events Dick Cowan qualified for finals in Javelin with 'a 138-ft. throw, and Howard Nordstrom for the high jump with ,5 -feet, 8 inches. Thirty-five ' schools took part, and Coach Bonham says Algona ranked .well above the average! A pymber of relays were, run in heats, and Algona won its heats In both the 440 and the 880-yd, relays, .but lost because of better time in other heats. Eight high school, record? were broken. ; ,-'.••• '••••» .'• ,•"•' '•'•'.* . A number of .the local men will represent Algona this week-end In Drake relays at Des Moines, DICKINSON IS HEARD IN NEWS REEL AT THE CALL Patrons saw, and heard Senator L. J, Dickinson in a Fox Movietone news reel at the Call theater Tuesday night and again last night, and the same reel will be run off again tonight. The senator posed for the picture following announcement that he was to be G, O, P, keynoter, and he made a short talk, In which he prophesied renomination and reelection of President Hoover. His familiar voice came through clearly, and most spectators thought he made a better platform appearance than a democratic leader who also spoke. SENIOR PLAY TO BE GIVEN TWO EVENINGS The annual Algona H. S. senior play will be presented at the high school auditorium next Monday and Tuesday nights at 7:45. It will.toe a three-act farce entitled It Won't Be Long Now, • under the direction of Mrs. D. H. Goeders. Stage managers will 'be Adrian Burmeister, Kenneth Knudsen, and Melvin -Shilts. .Lewis Moors will be i in charge of lighting, and Janet Zerfass is advertising manager. Specialty numbers between acts will be directed by Helen Stubb, physical education Instructor, and Jeanne.tte Goeders. -Evelyn Smith will -be'pianist. The. high school orchestra, directed by D. Wane R. the Collins will furnish : music. The cast follows: Thomas, -butler- —Thomas Vipond William Meek, clerk Paul Black Beansy Blakei office boy — .Gerald Steussy Robert Preston, successful young business man — .John Hargreaves Miss Wllkes, stenographer Janet Zerfass Chas. Dobson, political ward heel- •er •_— Craig Smith Dr. Walter Talley -Theodore Powell Ann Winston, attractive girl Catherine Schulz Year Adams Gives CHwic, Dr. A. D- Adams goes to, Pes Moines Sunday to attend the'annuaj meeting of the state dental society, He Is on the program for a clinic next week Thursday on porcelajn tbJmbJs-jacket crowns In bridge work, and -i» also entered in a dentists' state golf tournament whjeh, starts "next Tuesday at-tlje QoJJ $ Country cJub $**%" ' * * * FREEZE RECORDED AS MERCURY DROPS TO 29 A heavy frost was recorded Tuesday night, when the mercury fell to 29 degrees, lowest this month.' There were snow" flurries Monday night, but the snow melted as faet as It fell. ' . ' ...... Rain totaling ,2J; inches fell' Saturday and Sunday, but the total for the month Is only .66, or two and a half Inches below normal. The highest temperature so far this season was recorded Friday, when the mercury jumped to 77 degrees. The official record for the last week follows: , ...''. • \ High Low April 19 61 39 April 20 _• 62 45 April 21 ... -_»_._61 44 April 22 ..._ .77 54 April 23 (.08 In. rainfall)—70 53 April 24 (.19 in. ralnfall)-58 '..41 April 25 ___• 43- 37 April 26 —..46 33 Number 33 MERCER, STAR AT SIMPSON, IS NEW COACH Signed by Board to Take Place of «) ... . . Bonham. Kenneth E. Mercer, assistant coach at Simpson college, Indianola, •has signed a contract to coach and teach physical education In the Algona schools next year, succeeding Aubrey Bonham, coach for several years who has resigned. Mr. Mercer has an enviable record at football, basketball, and track in both high school and college, and at football with professional as well as _amateur teams. He has been the Simpson assistant football coach three years, and In basketball he has. coached five years. During the whole 5-year peiod he has been In full charge of physical education at Five More Candidates Seek Kossuth Pehtitial Offices Simpson. Here's Mercer His'record, as sent to the Algona school 'board, follows: ' Football—four years on H. S. team at Albia (home town); four years .on- team at ,/Simps'pn; three years with Frankford' Veliow" Jackets, professional, Philadelphia; three years, all-state fullback; one -year, all-western -fullback; four years, all- conference fullback; captain American professional team. High . scorer, Iowa, 1923, all- Vivian Darrell, flapper Helen Becker Olga Cook —. Hulda B,oetteher Frances, maid :._Thelma Guy The Rev. Div JLorihg, of the'play- ground center ——Glair Blossom Policeman ..Edmund Norton Frank Cullen, of. the People's party r '_— Kenneth Samp Photography _.,Melvln Shilte A specialty act. in dancing 1 will be given Between the first and second acts by Helen Becker, Josephine Chubb, Clair Blossom, and Melvin Shllts. 'Between third acts there the will second and be another specialty number by Ellen Steussy, Thelma Guy, ; Mary Hutchins, and Josephine. Chubb. , NEW OFFICERS ELECTED FOR DIL6 LEAGUE CHAPTER HERE Glen McMurray was elected president of the local chapter of the Will H. Dilg League last week Wednesday night at the annual meeting at the Legion hall, succeeding Gordon Ogg. D, H. Goeders was reflected vice president; W* E. Hawcott, elected secretary; H, B. White, treasurer. Five reejs of outdoor motion pictures were , shown by (H, C. iSorenson, Esthervjlle photographer and sports enthusiast. Mr, Goeders talked on the Iowa 25-year conservation plan, and. Representative ' gason , ,and. Frank' , v nette, Spirit Lake sportsman, alap spoke, The hall was t cfowd^^ with* pio're 'than 100 persona present. Local Boy Scout troops attended in a body. FINALS IN H, S. BASEBALL TOURNEY PLAYED TUESDAY •Burt,, Apr.. |inal 8fa«ne in , . a west Kossuth Mnterph.igh scjipol ball touifnamenj; here Saturday had to be called off because of rain, but will be played this week Tuesday afternoon,' In the first game Saturday morning Fenton defeated Lone % Rook, JOrl. 8urt and Swea % City played a" Plose extra-Jnnmg game, 3-8 in favo^ Burt and 'Fenton wdll play Tuesday, ajnd the 'winner will play Tifonka, east ' ' th wlnper, ^a|\jrday. Brookhgrt Senator Brookhart wW speak at the noon luncheon oj tl»e-,?CJwanls- cjub nert week ^yrsdAy, aqoord^ Jng ta'an ajwounc^mfnt bjr the Senator's c%mpa.i£n repr.esenta.tlve, who stopped here ^JConday %^d piad^ the • arrangements. ... 1924, 1925; second-high scorer, United States, 1924; national professional high scqrer 1927, 1928, 1929; member championship ' teams 1923, 1924, 1925, and captain of teams-in '1924 and 1925. ' . ''' :, . • Basketball Record—four years at Al-bia high school; four years ' at Simpson; two,'years oh all-conference teams. ' Track Record—four years on Albia teams; four years on Simpson teams;- college record-holder In shot and javelin. Baseball—One year at Simpson, after which baseball there was dropped as a college sport. Teaching Ability Praised. Mr. Mercer's record was accompanied by excellent recommendations concerning not" only athletic but teaching ability and general deportment, including letters from instructors at Simpson, the president of the college, "Sec" Taylor, Des Moines'Register sports writer, and Noel Workman, former Simpson and Ames coach. , Mr. Mercer, who is 28, is a single man, a Mason, and a member of the Lions club at Indianola. CANDIDATE FOR SWIFF IS NEARLY BURIED ALIVE Bancroft, Apr. 26—Carl Dahlhauser, water superintendent, was injured Wednesday morning and narrowly escaped death when lie was working in a ditch in the west part of town and a cavern took place. The city is extending the water mains 250 feet and' Carl was working In a 6% .foot ditch to find the water cutoff when he heard r-a noise/ He-straightened''up ^.'Justbin time • or-'he • would have =been-< burled alive. Huge chunks of 'dirt covered' him to his neck and he was dug "out a(nd taken 'foXthe office of Dr. *J. V Devlne. X-fay pictures show that two of his .ribs and his shoulder •bone were broken. Mr. Dahlhauser is a candidate for the nomination for sheriff on the democratic ticket. "COLD" COOKIN6 SCHOOL ATTRACTS CROWD OF WOMEN The w; "A. Foster furniture store cpndu,cted a cookjnjg 'school featur- ,,. eyenjng on ,the aeconc(,fj»or, .formerly-,the K. C. hall t o ' , in the afternoon, and the attendance in the evening was 50. iMr«. Rose, demon- sfrator, Des Moines, -was. j^ charge, and she prepared desserts, saladi, and frown delicacies. Refreshment* were «erv«t>>after each eession, The dishes prepared froz»n were given away; also souvenirs and cop recipes from the j ies Kitchen, WINNERS NAMED IN ACADEMY INTER- CLASS DECLAM TILT Results of pfc- Cecelia's, ftcftdemy inter-class. 4e,cl%matory contests last weelf Wednesday evening a«:' Oratorical — (First, Unknown 8p" "Alice, Bayjje; second, Napolepn aparte, yatherjine Seteer;" first, Daddy Doc, Ca^eriiie ' pebn, second, No. 9, EUisabetb Barry j' McM.ab,on, Oood,b,ye S.Jster, Zen4er, seooijd, ¥ Judges^ we r § C§th- Breitbach, .Whlttepwa-e, S. y B. Of orgf A; A 1 . Mettl^r, ¥arjpji } §, p., Another batch of political announcements appears In this Week'e papers. Two, however, are being published., by candidates iwho have been in the race for some time. E. L. Harris, deputy 'sheriff, .j s announcing for sheriff, and J c' Mawdsleyf of Ifvlngtoh,' - for repreJ' sentatlve. A new candidate for district court clerk Is H. A. Wrtght, who seeks the republican nomination against Clerk C. K. .Orton and J. A. Freeh Mr. Wright, who is Bankers Life 1 local nepresentative. Is the son of W. A. Wright, deceased, once a Ledyard merchant. The elder Wright was elected county treasurer many years ago and served two terms. The son Harry was at that time deputy. When his father went out of office, Harry took up banking, and eventually he became cashier of the largest, bank at 'Eagle Grove. This 'bank was looted and 'wrecked by a subordinate employe. Mr. Wright was then employed. at Detroit till he returned to Algona a year or two ago. It is of Interest In connection with .his candidacy that ' his wife, formerly Gladys Daley, was deputy district court clerk when her uncle, O. J. Stephenson, was clerk. A candidacy of interest on the democratic ticket Is that of Mrs. F. L. Trlbon.who Is announcing for rec- brder. r One-' of the best known .women In the county, Mrs; Tribon, who is the wife of .Dr. F. L. Tribon, has lived in . Algona 34 • years; during which she has been active in many ways. -For eight years she was connected with the county .fair, and for 12 years she was superintendent of the Methodist Sunday school. Twice .ishe has refused invitations to run for mayor. For some years she was Red Cross disaster and relief chairman in Kossuth. The latest candidate for supervisor is Henry Scheppmann, Irving'ton farmer, who is out for the democratic nomination in the First district. Mr'. Scheppmah, who formerly farmed between Burt and Lone Rock, is a well known auctioneer. BAPTISTS IN Y," P. RALLY AT ALGONA CHURCHTWO DAYS A Baptist Y. P. rally Saturday and Sunday at the local church was attended by 103 registered delegates representing 17 churches in. the district. Registration Saturday morn- Ing was followed with a welcome address given by .Eunice Bowman and "a response by Helen Bryden, Bancroft, district president. A morning worship service waa conducted by Lena Bennett, Britt, and wa* followed with an address 'by the Rev. Lester Hook*, mtesion- ary to Sona Bata, Belgian Conso, Africa. Conferences and committee meetings .took up the* rest of the time till noon. The Rev. Mr. Hooks spoke again at an afternoon • meeting, and conferences were conducted by Luther Hodglns, Mason City, and the, Rev. Newton H. Carman, Des Moines. , '' At a banquet at night the Rev,' A, S, Hueser, local 'pastor, was toastmaster, and toaste L were given by Darlene Kesler'and Pearl McAn- Inch, Swea City, Cletus Hair and Robert Thomas,' Fort Dpdge, Arris- deline Fosdick, Webster City, and the Rev. Mr, Carman. The delegates 'attended Sunday school and church .Sunday morning, and in the afternoon new officers were installed; Lois Hemphlll, Es- theryllle, 'district _ president; Miss Fosdick, vice president; William Ly. ons, Fort Dodge, re-ejected secretary; and Merle Wellendorf, Algona, treasurer. . President C,. ,H, Sattgast, 6f the Sioux; Falls college, and Bertha Teal, Webster City,, spoke fol- (owing installation. ' 60EDERS SPEAKS AT DIL6 MEETING AT ESTHERVILLE Seven Algoniana attended a Will H. Dilg conservation meeting and banquet at Spirit take Monday ever ning; Mr. and Mrs. Howard Hoenck, Qlenn McMurray, W. p. Hawcott, L. M. Merritt, Hiram White, and D. H. Goeders. Speakers were Dr. Bo- humll fihimek, Iowa City, honorary president,. Dr, T,- Kas. Sutherland, state president, Mr. Goeders, vice president' and' member of the state fish, and game commission, W. P. Woodcock,"" member ot the board of conservation, Mr. Helgason, Emmet county representative, L. p. Schaffer ,state secretary, and R;-S. ar4, y atfte. treasurer,' ' TWO FROM KOSSUTH WILL Markets '.J^d^jtilt^payii*.''; • At close of business April 26, 1932. HOGS Best sorted lights, 180-230 Ibs. -$3.20 Best med. wt. butch., 230-260 -$3.00 Best prime hvy butch., 260-300 $2.80 Beet hvy. butch., 300-350 Ibs. -$2.60 Packing sows, 300 to 400 Ibs.. —$2.40 Big hvy. sows, 400 to 500 _$2.20-$2.30 CATTLE Cantors — ; .$1.00 to $1.25 Cutters $1.50 to $1.75 Bulls — $1.50 to $2.00 Fat cows —1~ $2.00 to ?2.50 Veal Calves'— $2.50 to $3.50 Fat steers —— $3.50 to $4.25 Yearlings' ... $3.00 to $3.50 POULTRY Hens, heavy _. .12 Hens, Leghorn and under 4 Ibs. .10 Cocks . .05 PRODUCE Eggs, graded No. 1 ; . .10 Eggs', graded, No. 2 _': '. ' .06 Cash cream '_ ^ I '._ ..15 ' ' ',-•''.'...'„' .GRAIN . -. " .' No.' 2 yellow corn ', .25 No. 3 yellow corn ^^ .24 No. 3 white oats — .18 Feed barley ._* : . .30 HIDES Calf and cow, Ib. — . .01 Horse. 1 . — -. _. -$1.00 —i .50 SPELLING AND MUSIC FEST TO DRAW CROWD Eleven High School* to Send Groups to Contests. I Colt hides, each _^_ ALGONA SHORTHAND, TYPfNGTEAMTO •j GO TO JTATE MEET Aa a result of a section commercial contest at Spencer the Algona high school Saturday, has two shorthand tea'ms and one typewriting team eligible for a state contest 'at De's Molries May 14. "Fifteen schools were entered In the contest, "this being the largest sectional contest in the ( state. Results fn an amateur shorthand event were: Spirit Lake, 95.! 6; Algona, 94.76;" Spencer, 93.83. The local team was Phyllis Parsons, Ida Belle "Felter,.. and .Catherine .Schulz. In individual rankings Phyllis was awarded third with 96.5 and Ida Belle Felter fourth with .96,' In amateur typewriting, Spirit Lake won, with 63 words a minute; Spencer, second, with 59; Algona, third, with 68. awarded third. ings at ,62.53 words a minute. Al- represented by Helen A county high school music festival will take place at the local highr ' school auditorium at 7:30 Satuda*. evening, and the following high. schools will be represented: Algon*. " Fenton, Grant, Lu Verne, Lon» Rock, Ledyard, Swea City, Titdbk«, Wesley, .Burtjpmd Whittemore.' More than a hundred students witt f take part, and there will be 15 selections with instruments and voicef The festivaljte not a contest, and* there will be>no winners. The pupils practiced at; the auditorium yesterday, and will rehearse again Sat up-. day morning. t , ( Grace Miller, Algona music Instructor, is chairman of the committee in charge, with Opal Morrison, Lu Verne, Mr. Fardel, Burt, and V. A. Barrett, Ledyard, assisting. The event is free to the public. The auditorium seats 1,000. The program follows: Orchestra — .Mignonette Overture, Bauman; Petite Suite de Ballet; Gluck-Mottl-Roberts. Trio (girls) ---------------- Wesley- Cello solo ------------------- Fenton Girls' Glee club— "Sleeper Awake", Bach ;, "Star Lullaby", Polish; Mixed vocal group ______ Swea City Brass quartette ------------- Algopa, Clarinet solo ------------- Lu Verna Boys' — Glee • club /(all schools) — <"Hunters Horn'', Kountz; "Bellw of St. Mary", Adams. Band ---------------- ^__ A n school*- Sextette (girls) --------- Lone Rock, Boys' chorus — "Anvil Chorus", Ver-di; "Tinker's Song", De Konon. Cornet solo, Edwin Manus _____ Burt. Mixed sextette ______________ uVlgo ' Helen- Becker was in individual rank- gona ^ Becker, Phyllis Parsons, and Ida Belle Felter. ,. * ' Estherville won first in novice shorthand, grade 93.4; Emmetaburg, second, 92.65; Algona thlrd^' 91.«6. The local team was Birth Turner, Thelma Blinkman, and Adris Anderson, • Adria ;Anderaon, 'Mary Foster, and Maurice Rahm were" contestants Jn novice typewriting Spencer> won' •first, 52.8,o^worda %' v minute; Little Rooty second, 49.38;' Estherville, third, 48.36. Algona's team averaged 46.6. < , ,• , ; Ruth Kriekenbaum, local " typing and shorthand instructor, accompanied the Algona* girls. COUNTY SPELLDOWN DATED FOR SATURDAY AT AL60NA A county spelling contest' sponsored, toy the,pee Molnes''Register & Tribune will 'be»held at i -the cpurtr house Saturday afternoon* ^at 'one o'cock, In case there, Is • a * court session it'will be held''at one v of the Algo'na school buildings, Hubert L. Moeller, -dlrecting-cpntests^ wljl come. Saturday 'morning a^d' wij} "brirtg a Judge. County 'Supt: Shjrley is to pick two other Judges here. The words will probably be taken from a list provided by the Register & Tribune, . It is not known here whether the contest will be oral or -written, Esther Moseman, Joseph Clack, and Eileen Riddle nave been chosen in an eighth grade contest to represent Algona, •t- HOSPITAL BETS ALCOHOL SEIZED JYJHf ' -Judge 'George A,' ECeald reopened, co'urt here Monday, and has - been kej>t. busy. Most of th? cafes before 1 him have to do with, supplementary ' proceedings' in fp^lQeures er suits.-- Nether the, pejtt w>f. tjift g^rand Jury has been refiftjle^ ,fe»t both, are stUJ'aWeot-tp.c^U. Ap or s Sgr 14^ ej,tere4 Tuesday dlrec|lnf' Sheriff Hovey tq tur^ over Geo. w. Bureau president,: will "Town, aid Country Rela lively n, 4aufftter.of-Mr, and <M-fs. Jf. broadcast tonifh|-a$ 9' o'clifk'.frojin WiMT> Watgrjopj ^s fc ' series pt Farm. Bureau given,-' ' r|ceRt bflQtleggtagr cafea High school sudents from all Kossuth schools will be ..represented here Saturday afternooa and evening. In the' afternoon champion spellers will compete for the honor of representing the Bounty in a*state contest, and In the evening a county music festival will be held in the new high school auditorium. Piano solo Vern* Solos 1 '—Swea Clrjr Mixed chorus-r"The Waltz of Uttr Flowers," Tschaikousky; "Scot* land's Burning", Schaeffer. GODFREY, HAUBERG / ROTARY DELEGATES George S W. l Godfrey,, president-elect of the Rotary club, and H, 1C Hauberg were elected delegates t»- • an llth district Rotary conference at Davenport May 11-12, Mr, Qo£— ' frey is on the.program to speak ojt. rural-urban-acquaintance. Dr., M. J. Kehefick "fpoke befora.* the /club Monday,- giving & review o£ • a-book,, "(Jetting, ,Tour Money-fcr. Worth;" by Stuarf Chase, Th<> author,'is a certified- public^ accountant^ and has been a'member of the U. 8w bureau of standards, which investigates many products manufacturf*ii in the United States for scientific;- ; purposes, - - ii\', The author tells how he foun<t^. -' . many things/ on, the market are not<wha,t they^re represent?* advertising to. fi be£ and said that , publjc Qften buy* Inferior product*- •IiiCtf K^naiiaA vi'VtAv OIMA ikirwlfei** 1«...^ ^>^-' are ,, some produo|8 ; te little while the Bell,* ' CO8tt public Js'often-'foolea, by a hif ^ prices, thinking that ^Patent medicines are scorefl in book, The awth^r urges, readers investigate everything yjey bu;-'^ to tak^ no one's word for th,fc V of any product, Doctor Keneflck accompanied ji review with" his ^customary cpmment; EA6LE 6ROVE MAN BOUND OVER TO BRAND JURY H( John 4ay by gran* Jury 1 teat" Winkel pn a of obtaining, money tjnder

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