Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on May 19, 1932 · Page 1
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ALGONA, IOWA/MAY 19, 1932 8 Pages Of ONA ENTERTAINS WATANYANS • I P"*l*^** IOLDDUST ity U Too Small Be Worth * > Mining. are 30 million, yards of in Kossuth county bearing I diist, «' Smith, county en- trTo'uTthe Klwante club last J a y The dust In the sand is rihlnly spread to be-of sufficient justify mining, Mr. Smith estimate of several sam- JViit in to government bureaus , the value at 62 cents worth of to the cubic yard. Mining would at least $2.50 worth , before would be profitable. ".Smith brought out the fact Kossuth gravel bears gold dust helling the club that the county more gravel pits, with a larg- ea, than any like unit in the States. Kossuth county owns gravel -In s Hancock-, county I'floes that county, and' the same e of Emmet county. Hold System Extensive. Kossuth's tremendous road sys- B, which if stretched out in one would reach from Algona to i Francisco, requires large gravel piles for the future to guard exorbitant prices when ;el becomes scarce. Kossuth has j of its road system surfaced i any like area or unit in the I States. i of the. annual financial- re;"of the county auditor were around the table, and Mr. i called attention to the prog- i report of roads completed In A total of 63 miles In the lo- 1 county system were, brought -up f a permanent grade, and 74'miles | road received first - surfacing, s remains 910 miles t of road not t to a permanent > grade, and 63 > which awaits' surfacing alter j been brought to grade. 'There s 177 miles of the .county' trunk system surfaced,"and 5?9 ..miles M miles of paved, state" primary i In the county, and" 62 miles of kveled state .primary, roads.- Total ' mileage under .the-county cbn- ills 1679; \ew law 1929 all county 'roads were under the control of the I of supervisors. ' Previous to i time each township-was a unit I Itself, with the township trustees (absolute charge of the township 1 system exclusive of the county i or the state primary system. i change to a centralized control • the supervisors has brought a t saving to taxpayers, Mr. Smith W, because centralized control en- I the board to tie In, projects In olnlng townships to advantage, I to receive bids on larger areas. economies are effected by'a 1 efficient management. Mr. estimated that the change effected a one-thirn saying over former management.' MERCURY RISES TO 93 TO SET RECORD SO FAR The record high temperature so far this year was recorded Saturday when the mercury rose to 93. Al- gonlans felt the heat and many sought relief on the surrounding lakes Sunday, the opening day of the fishing season. Rain and a strong cold wind Sunday proved disappointing and spoiled • the day for many, but a number of good catches were reported. Clear Lake reported records broken In the number, of fishermen and in the quantity of fish taken.. 'Rain fell In the afternoon there, forcing many off the lake. The temperature record follows: , May 10 _•_ ^ 70 44 May 11 .._:. .~~~_~.u 43 May 12 .. 82 61 May 13 g s 55 iMay 14 ...93 6g May IS 78 49 May 16 61 . 38 May 17 . 73 41 SIX LOCAL TRACK RECORDS BROKEN SO FAR THIS YEAR Coach Aubrey Bon'ham reports that six Algona high school records have been broken by the track team this. year. Charles Cretzmeyer lowered the 220-yd. dash record from 22.8 seconds, held by Keith since 1926, to 22 flat. This time ties the state, record for high school track- men, and he. hopes that he can break the state record In the state meet at Ames Saturday. Cretzmeyer also lowered the 100-yd. dash time of 10.2 seconds, held since 1026 by Keith, to 10.1 seconds. •Richard Cowan cleared the bar at 10 feet nine Inches in the pole vault, breaking the record held by Paul Trauger of 10 feet, 3 inches established in 1925. Cowan was also able to 'better his 1 brother Kenneth's last year's record of 138 feet in the javelin throw to 145 feet. Nordstrum was able to clear the bar in the, high jump at 5 feet 7 Inches, or two Inches over the record set'last year by Ostrum. The 118.1?..mile, relay team lowered tT>e 4iW,''e3tabMishedT in '1925 "of 'one COUNTRY CLUB PARTY GROUPS ARE GIVEN OUT Entertainments Will Be Given Each Tuesday. The official opening of the Country club this year will take place next week Tuesday. Dinner will be served at 6:31) and ,the evening's entertainment will consist of followed by dancing. Hosts and hostesses will be club officers, directors, and wives, namely: Messrs, and bridge, the their •Mesdames P. J. Chrlstensen, chairmen, A. D. Adams, G. S. Buchanan, D. E. Dewel, E, J. Gllmore, Jos. Greenberg, J. W. .Haggard, R. W. Horl- gan, T. H. Holme's, Eugene Murtagh, G. P. Towne K K. J. Smith, and A. H. "Borchardt and P. L. McMahon and. L. E. t/innan. Dinner reservations must be made by phone to No. 66 before 9 p. m. Monday. ( SIxty cents will be the cover charge; .Members who wish to play -cards, but who do not wish to come to dinner, vwHl be charged 25 cents. , Charge for afternoon parties this year> will be 20c. Mrs. M. J. Qnlon Is Hostess. Mrs. M. J. Quhin will serve trons of the clubhouse this ALGONA SECOND IN DISTRICTJRACK MEET The Algona high school track team tied Webster City for second place in the fourth district track meet at Mason City Saturday. Esth- ervllle won first, with 30 points, and Algona and Webster City* had 29 and one-fifth points each. Twentysix schools competed.. • ; Donald Guderian took first in the half mile run in the second heat in two minutes and 8.7 seconds. Time In the first heat was two minutes and 10 seconds. Another first wag won by the half-mile relay team in a minute and 37.4 'seconds. The time In the other two heats of this event were 1:37.8 and 1:39.5. Richard Cowan placed second in the pole vault and the javelin throw, and Cretzmeyer placed second in the 100-yd. and the. 220-yd. dash. The mile relay team placed second In the first heat. Greene placed fourth In the mile run. pa- year. She, will serve meals every evening and Sunday dinners, and reservations for dinner during- the week must be made before 5 p. m. Club members will be served meals regardless of private parties. Following is a list of the party dates and committees: 'May 31, afternoon—Mesdames W. B. Quarton, chairman, H. R. Cowan, J. T. Chrischilles, J. A. Raney, E. J. Murtagh, and A. L. Peterson. , In road expenditures Wo years has totaled 169,000. To- expense in 1931 was $810,- 1 savings have been made In ^township bridge , and culvert The extensiveneas of bridge : in Kossuth is not -.generally Mr, Smith said." I? all 1 in the county were placed end they would reach 'from to Burt, *»vlnt In nth la in line for wore state the primary 'system, pro- paving is provld- counttes. If county votes bonds at an ,,„ .'JV 6 ^' No, 16? from Ai, »m ^ to the « u wbpJdt Bounty ™ Probably be paved In pon- minute' 35 and one-fifth seconds to a minute and 36.7 seconds. The relay team iri 1925 was.composed of Meyers, Trauger, Clark and Bishop, i composed of Williams, Guderjan. Norton, and Cretzmeyer. Greene, who came within five seconds of the record set In 1926 by Clark in the mile run, has never been In competition before this year. Guderian is also in his first year of competition and promises to set new records next year. Williams and Kenneth Cowan will be the only los&es.by graduation ^thls year and the three men who broke records this year -will be back to try to break; their own records next year. Coach Bonharri will take five men to Ames Saturday'to take part In the state meet, Cretzmeyer will run in the 220-dash and will try to better the state record of 22 seconds Guderian will, take part In the half mile run and the half mile relay team will compete. ' with the road In that - j .. -*•*••}+? * v>**\» *Q4 btk^*v • -Likewise if Minnesota paves "We, Iowa Is pledged to paye "•& to meet the (Minnesota inere Is a ^movement flow way in Humboldt • county to"~ a paving, election, this «Ptelned. 'the Jt wet in .thVfall, and TO toe Cm at n-n/l^on .fan. U, S, IS HOPE OF OLD WORLD, SPEAKER SAYS The Rev, Roy L. Smith, of Wheaton. 111., spoke before the Rotary Monday on -keeping America out of foreign entanglements, Mr. Smith has traveled In all European countries except Spain and Portugal. 'It Is Impossible, he said, for America to stay out of European affairs because of the extent of Investments of American capital in the world as well as in Europe, Man/ of ' the products made In America are sold In Europe and traveler^ can buy almost any Amer» lean-made product in any city. In an Inland town' in Turkey he found typewriter supplies. Automobiles are 9Q per cent American-made in southern Europe. Europeans look to the united States as their only hope for the fulfillment of the efforts of the League of Nations and the World Court. Without America's membership they do not hope for much, PESTOTHIK STATION u TO BEOPINEP SATURDAY ^. PestotnlH will open his new gas station on east State street Sat- handling Phillips "6«" 'P™*He will feature washing and cars in addition to se oite, and on the opening give souvenirs, The ptation te f of orlck on the . |asperson home * . «• Northwestern *4* SCVKowt ¥•&«*! «M|i-4 Jt^Y^BsSS* •A- evening —'Messrs, and H. M. Hauberg, • chair- BRAIN DERBY RESULTS HERE ARE GIVEN OUT Standing in the State to Be Announced in Future. Results of the academic tests glv- n to pupils of the Algona public chools a few weeks ago were re- eased Tuesday by Supt. J. P. Overmyer. The record of the Algona schools under the direction of Supt. June 7, Mesdames men, C. H. Cretzmeyer, M. H. Falk- enhainer, John Frankl, and John Kohlhaas, and Louise Magnusson and Lucia Wallace. 'June -14, afternoon—rMesdames • K D. James,''Chairman, H. E. Rlst, T Li. Larson, C- A. Momyer, L. J Wckinson. . June 21, evening — Messrs, and Mesdames H. M. Smith; chairmen W. W. Sullivan, J. M. Herbst, H. J. Lacy, and 'R. S. Blossom, and Marie Wehler, Grace-Kouba, Vera Kouba, and A. L. Cunningham. June 28, afternoon—Mesdames S. E. McMahon, - chairman, TB. E. Hynds. S. B. French, H. N. Kruse, F. H. Seller. Four Parties In Jane. July^S, evening—Messrs, and Mesdames" W. A. Foster, chairmen, D. A. Barnard, L. G. Baker, and C. R. La Ba'rre, and Ttella Welter, Elizabeth Nugent, Edw. 'Holecek, Frank Zender, and Jas. McDonald. July 12, afternoon—Mesdames . F. E. Saunders, chairman, W. C.. Dew-' el, H. W. Godden, Chas. Taylor, W. A. Vigars, and H. O. Buell, Burt. July 19, evening — Messrs, and Mesdames R. P. Norton, H. L. Gilmore, M. G. Norton, and F- E. Kent, and Mrs. iRT H. Spencer,' Edith Welter, Hazel Potter, and,\ym.»F. Steele. July 26, afternoon—Mesdames MP. Haggard, chairman, S, J. Backus, C. B. Murtagh, M. "P. Weaver, and P. V. Janse. August 2, evening—Messrs. ' and Mesdames H, W. Pletch, chairmen, B. F. Sorensen, B, C. Hancher, R. H. Miller, and W. T. Daughan, and Beth Backus, John Haggard, and C. W. Nicoulln. Five August Parties. August 9, afternoon—Masdames T, "P. Harrington, chairman, ,-A, F, Granzow, R. O, Bjustrom, and G. M. Butts, and H. J. Braley, Wesley. August ,16, evening-T'Messrs. and Mesdames,'F. C. Scanla.n. chamlreri, N. C. Rice, E. R, Morrison, M. J. Pool, and R. H, Thompson, and Catherine Doran, Maurlqe McMahon, and Mabel Olson. ' '-' August 23, afternoon—Mesdames M. L. Goslln, chairman, L. E. Hovey, Tony Klrsch, Albert Ogren, and A. L. Rist. ' August 30, evening—Messrs, and Mesdames G. W. Stillman. chairmen, W. D. Andrews, C. H. Williams, and D. D. Paxson, and E. 0. McMahon, L. F. Rice, and H. M. Olson. September 13, evening — iMessrs, and Mesdames T. H. Chrischllles, chairman, L, C. Nugent, E. A. Schemel, P. P. Smith, and H. I* McCorkle, and June Corey and £i. !. Hanson. September 20, afternoon •— Mesdames D. H. Goeders, chairman, J. O (Paxson, A. L. Falkenhainer, J. C. Mawdsley, and M. J.' (Keneficlc. September 37, evening —• Messrs. and Mesdaroes J, l>- Bonar, chairman, Geo. Elbert, P. J. Kohlhaas. W. NON-MEMBERS OF GOLF CLUB TO BE KEPT OFF COURSE A new 'rule made'-effective this year by the 'Algona' Country club directors prevents non-member residents of Algona from using the golf course on payment of greens fees. In previous years Algonlans have been allowed to play on Invitation of a member by paying $1 as a greens fee per day. This wae definitely ended by the board's action, and the only way in which Algonlans may play is by joining.the club. To allow boys under.21 years of age to play the board instituted a junior membership for ttiis • year, with the membership fee ,at $10. This applies only to boys under 21 years.old during the year. Girls have had a like privilege, for several years under the associate .membership^ provision • with. dues at a -like amount. . Junior memberships, however, are restricted in the use of the tennis courts, and cannot uee the courts after ,4 o'clock in the 'afternoon,.; This provision reserves the use*of'the courts for members paying higher dues, allowing them unhampered play after 4 p. m. The Country club . social season will etart;. with .the clubhouse open- Ing party ..next week Tuesday even- T Peter* w> Q< MoCullough, and Gladys South and T. J. Davern. Wins Scholarship* Virginia F«lts, daughter 'Of Mr. and Mrs. P. W. TW* of Sw«a. City, who was chosen • yale^ctoriaa o* her claw In the iwea PJty school, has been at the chairmanship of Mr. and Ms. P J. Christensen, will.toe hosts to the rest of the club. Dinner will be served at 6:30, and will be followed by cards .and dancing. The directors, at a meeting las' week Wednesday evening named A H. Borchardt to fill the vacancy'on the board caused by the resignation of (F. D. Williams, and also complet ed the list of committees as follows House committee—IF, ID. 'Mathes chairman, Mrs. W. P. (French, Mrs W. A. Lorenz. Greens and grounds committee— F. E. Kent, chairman, J. A, McDdn aid, John Haggard. Tournament commlttee-1-Dr. A. D Adama, chairman, R. H, Miller, D P. Smith. Membership committee — D.. E 'Dewel, chairman, F. L, McMahon June Corey. House grounds committee—P. J Christensen and H. M. Hauberg. BASEBALL TROPHY IS PRESENTED TO FENTON The Rev, Fred, J. Clark and D. B Dewel, secretary of the Algona Com munity club, presented.a Commun Ity'club traveling baseball "trophy. the .Fenton high school • (Friday morning. The trophy, a figure of a baseball player in silver, ' mountei on a ;black base, was won for the first time by Fenton -thjs year. The presentation talk was given 'before the school ,by the Rev, Mr. Clark and acceptance was made by M. E. Otterness, of Fenton. Hp in turn presented the cup to the coach who passed, it^on to the, captain o the .team for placement among the school trophies. This cup'will have to be won again next year by Fen ton to retain ( permanent possession Rules give permanent'possession the school winning the cup twice in succession, or t three times not t in succession. A* similar qup' was started^several years ago by the Al gona by the Algona Community club, and permanent, possession o it was won in '193J. by the, Fenton school, which had also won \n 1931 The Algona school is 'barred, from competition for the cup-by the rules U » L,.UI» ,,..n ... St, Benedict Graduates. St, Benedlpt, ^(ay J7-rCloslng er erclses of. the Parochial school wll >be held at the audltorjum next Sun day, with a program starting at 8 p m. Graduate^ are Marvin-Elacher Alfrleda Arndorfer, Oscar Simmons Helen R%skopf> Martha Krleps, El len Mary Jennett, v WJUna. Bound to Grand Jury, John Martha was hou^d to d^frlct opurt_ Wday W?*»yw Spieoht OR a cJiiirOT'.o| s^iyi^ 9, cajr while intQxlc^tgd, fee Overmyer Coate have been among the best in the state. In 19.29 he Algona schools ranked third in he state In-these tests. In 1930 the school again ranked third and in 1931 Algona took second place among all schools in the state, and irst in the Class B schools, the size of Algona. ' All. students of the high school and junior high school are required ,o take the test. High pupils in the different subjects follow: Algebra, possible score 55—Orville Schultz, 43; Lillian Durant, 42; Robert Monlux, Clare Rahm, and Advance Editor Marvels at Bluffs and the Mississippi yiola. Rlngsdorf, each 41. Number of sttidehts','75; average grade,*30.77. 9th Latin, possible 190 —'Isabel Greenberg, 129; Charles Cretzmeyer, 119; Irving Miller, 115. Thirty-four students, average grade 82.94. 10th Latin, possible score 190—Ida Halpdn, 141; Adine Thompson, 138; John' Ferguson, 131; 14 students, average grade, 113.43. Geometry, possible 50—Ila Leffert, 42; Ruesel Medln, 35; Ruth Black, 33; 66 students, average 19.62. • Biology, possible 112—John Bishop, 90; Earl Jones, 86, Shirley Ellsworth, 84; 77 students, average 62.57. World History, possible 115—Paul BJack, 79; Robert Williams, 76; William Monlux, 75; 17 students, average 62.94. Literature Score High. American Literature, possible 180; Mildred Wright and Delia Clapsaddle, both 158; Margaret Fiene, 1'55; 79 stiidents, "averagre 123^28." -™ •" Physics, possible 100 — Kenneth Knutson, 63; Kenneth Medln, 60; Craig Smith! 58; 42 students,-average 39.31. . ' Economics, possible 105—Carmilla Fraser and Catherine Schulz, both 84; -Craig Smith, 83; 16 students, average 71.81. American government, possible 121—Fernley.Nolte and Ardeen De- 21—<Fernley Nolte and Ardeen Devine, both 96; James Bishop, 64; 75 students, average 72.17. 'English (Literature, possible 180; Phyllis Parsons, 155; 'Carl Medin, 146; Craig Smith, 140; 14 students, average 126.57.' 9th English,correctness, 'possible 180^—Isabel Greehberg, 171; , Helen •Sterling, 165; Alice Geilenfeld, 160; 76 students, average 106.82. 10th English correctness, possible 180—Ila Ueffert,' 17-6; Donald Parsons, 168; Ida Halpln, 166; 76 students, average 116.24. llth English correctness,^ possible 180—(Mildred Wright ahd\ ' Johanna Flene,: each 166; Margaret Lease, 163; 79 students, average 116.15, 12th English • correctness', possible 180—Phillls Parsons, 168; Ida Bell Felter, 154: Craig Smith and ..Catherine Schulz, 1 each 151; 48 students, average 107.19.' JnnlorxHigh Hosnlts. All junior high school pupils took the same examination <\n .English correctness as ' the. senior ' high school,, and the'results are: 7th grade—Annette Hanson, 104; Joseph Clark'and Harry Greenberg, each 102; 58 students, average. 45.75. 8th grade—Dorothy Green, "162; Margaret Wright, 1*1; and Kathryn Kejley, 118; 69 students, average 65.16., . ' • Results of the' ranking of ' the schools in these tests will not be announced till later. It Is hoped that Algona will maintain the past record, despite the delay 16 starting schopl last fall and Interruptions caused by the use of the new buUd- Ing for conventions, tournaments', etc, I By W. C. Dewel. llfABASHA, Minn., May 16—This »*' old town of 2500'Inhabitants, on the Mississippi 85 miles southeast of St. Paul could supply . the setting for a novel. The rugged scenery for a realistic descriptive, background is ihere,- ah'd. if the -story-Jdeaif with an outlaw band there are innumerable hideouts In a wilderness of forest- covered bluffs. Besides, there Is the age-old river, Itself suggestive of romance, and behind it all the dim' history of the original inhabitants, the Indians, after one of whose chiefs the town was named. Aeons ago, the river cut a great valley, which at thla point is three or four miles wide. On each side it left great bluffs .which rise hurt' dreds of feet to the hinterland beyond. Other streams and torrents of rain created adjacent valleys, the whole now densely forested. Much of this wild, untamed wilderness Is uninhabited, but wherever there Is a clearing it Is farmed. From the winding roads .the traveler at this season sees men and teams toiling on the slopes and preparing the ground for crops. The dreamy-background of wooded hills, supplies an ever-entrancing spectacle. In the fall, after Jack Frost has painted the leaves a golden yellow, the valley is a riot of color to which only a 'poet could do justice. River ; Formg 30 M«e Lake. Just above Wabaeha Is Lake Pep- In (pronounced as if there • were two."p's"). This Is really not a lake at all; but a wldenlng-out of the river.' It is 30 miles long and extends to Red Wing. Down the river the other way Js Winona, and beyond 'that, on the Wisconsin side, miles southwest Rochester. The To Speak Here •'I: La Crosse.. Forty of Wabasha is Mayos keep a beautifully appointed yacht here, and in season use it frequently for river jaunts. The ship is, manned by captain and crew air ways on duty. ' The river Is no longer the great artery «f commerce of a hundred years ago, but it is still used. Freight steamers make regular trips in • .the summer time, and it is sight for the. inlander to see them pushing great barges with ; . or against the current. JThe government maintains guide bouys to block out the safest path and along the bank there are lights at night. .In .Mark Twain's day '-there .was none of this, and river pilots" almply had to know the everchanglng way. There is an absorbing, tale of the education of a pilot In-one of Mark Twain's books, and It Is largely.au- tobiographical, for Mark himself, at one stage of_hls career, was a pilot. The river also cuts a large figure in Tom Sawyer and other Twain books. Finds Changee hi Seven Yean. When I, was here before, seve years ago, Wabasha was practically cut off from the Wisconsin side of the river. There was a ferry, and on the other side a winding, 'unimproved road led to the first town, three mile away. But the road was often under water and In winter the ferry could not operate.. Thus traveler* could never know In advance whether they could cross here, and there was little ^Interstate communication, This condition has ; been changed, and today the river Is spanned by a noble bridge 'which rises 55 feet above the high water mark. The building of this bridge was a great chapter in Wabaeha; history The bridge and a three.-mlle 'graveled causeway to the other/side of the river involved an expenditure of $'5'50,QO<>,:and it, is,a remarkable fact that the money; except |280i.OOO' for which bonds were floated, was prac- T HIS IS William de Cook Buning, of The Hague, the Netherlands, who ;will speak at the celebration of he 10th anniversary of the tfharter- ng of; the Algona Rotary club. ' Mr. Buning is a Rotary/ International Director, and is In this'- country on Notary business. The celebration program will be held at the Country club clubhouse next week Monday at noon. A representative from'Fort Diqdge will bring greetings from the parent club, and Forest, City and Bmmetsburg will bring greetings Irony clubs founded toy the Algona organization. Station Robbed This Morning 6. The west Standard Oil station was robbed shortly after 7 o'clock this morning,by a lone bandit, who at the point of a gun forced C.' K. Ed- wrards^ho had ope.n.ed.the station, to" open "the safe. The bandit jum- maged around In the' safe, taking the cash totaling between $10 and |15. Ira Kohl,_who stopped m> at the station to talk with 'Edwards while the bandit was at the safe, was forced to join Edwards in the'rest room, which opens off the office. SPENCER CUBS WILL MEET LOCAL TEAM HERE SUNDAY The newly organized Algona Gjrays will play the Spencer Cubs at the hall park eouth of the swimming pool Sunday at 2:46.. Algona has games booked -with the Swea City Cardinals, Eagle Grove, and iHamp- ton teams. Cayou Is again pitching for the local team. The Spencer team feature* IryJng Nelson, fojrmer 6. U. I. star; John Ha,rt, tyyout for first base with the White Sox; Muler, of i^alrwnt, formerly with the Yankees; and Hauger, who played on the west coast for San Francteco. Tomer and Dolan, formerly o* Es^ are also with, the team. To Play* at Burt. * leag«,e IjasebaU at . The. team w}U play f pra<?ttc^ ^urt tpmercow eyentag .• Wesley ceptly dropped Jo^t Of tft9 lf» and. artem^tn'^ys bftoS^mafle t<? tlcally all raised locally. A company was organized, and stock every man bought stock to 'the limit of hds loose resources. The .bridge is. a toll bridge, and It is expected that ultimately the stockholders will receive seven per cent' dividends. A. car wltr four passengers pays 50c toll,, with 5c for ea^h additional passenger Footpaesengers pay'Sc each. -Though the fact that there Is such a, bridge is still comparatively unknown tt travelers from a distance and there Is as yet no-well-matked national highway through,- Wabagha Into Wisconsin, the cars passing over the bridge have already risen to a figure as high as SOD In a day, Wabasha, and In fact the whole river country between the Twin Cities and Winpna, is also 'beginning to attract tourist traffic for another reason. Thia is because paving is affording safe and easy travel for the tourist who seeks a picturesque countryside in a veritable Switzerland of America. When I was here In 1925 there Va,s no paving, and It was necessary tp negptlate ou$ hills to enter or leave the town Now there is Paving all the way on ^ Crosse and thence to points 'east ant eoutht a,nd on the ngrth there Is, paving to. the Twin Cities and beyond except for a short distance Jus! north of 'Wabasha, and % stretch oi eight miles, between Red Wing and Hastings which, is n?^ being pa,v«d. The -unpaged stretc^ Just north o| WabasKa, hag been graded and graveled, and % o,pen to l3?affj,c, but paging is being Delayed till next year. aj? aeyen. years ago, , of $& H^gb R^ Smith? Mr. Sm^tb, who Is 'postmaster Number 36 matt REBEUHS TO CONVENE HERE NEXT TUESDAY A 2Sth annual 55th District Rebekah convention will be, held In Al- gona'nex't week Tuesday: The district consists of : Kossuth county, and district officers are: Alta Pool, Algona, ^president; (Lillian Sheldon, Burt, vice president; 'Esther Barton, Algona,, secretary; Edith Fisher, Tltonka," treasurer. The day's program follows: Afternoon session at 1:30; opening"lodge; introduction of grand officers; Introduction of convention officers; convention called to order; address of welcome, Algona; response, Wes- iey; roll call of' officers; reading^ of minutes of previous convention; report .of .lodges; • .examination and introduction of visitors from another jurisdiction, Tltonka; how to enter, and retire when lodge'^ in'Ses- sion, Algona; draping of charter, Wesley; how to reinstate a dropped member, Lu Verne; balloting on candidates, Burt; contest In secret work; questions; remarks by president of assembly; silver offering; business session; treasurer's report; selecting place of' nSjxt, convention; election of, off leers.' , - r> Evening aeaelon at 8 o'clock; degree work, Algona; address of presi ident of assembly, Nellie Miller, Cedar. Rapids; silver offering'; closing ceremonies; refreshments. DELEGATES AT MEETING FROM THREEJTATES New Officers Named!' Here for Woman** Service Club. Sixty-five Wa-tan-yans register** at the hotel headquarters Sundal) evening for the meeting opening tfe« national convention of the organic zatlon held here Monday and Tuw- day, Members of the organization^ came to Algona from three state*; and 15 clubs were represented. Th« first club was organized in 1922 and the Algona club-In'1924. Last yeas'* convention was held at Clear and Algona was chosen for eighth convention th*s year. • .Monday morning; following: tration the board of directors at the Algona hotel. ,At the time a meeting of delegates ami' visitors was held at the public tt- brary in charge of Betty Woodwarf., Osage. Each club gave a report «ft the year's work and progress. Convention Opens Monday. Monday afternoon the convention? was called ;,to order by Mildred Butt* of Ackley,,jai8ociation president. Th*Rev. C. ,V. jHulse gave the Invocation, which-'was followed by an address of welcome 'in behalf of th» Community club by C. R. La BarYe* Mary E. Mitchell, Algona club preeL- dent, extended the Algona' ;club'«r- greetings, and a response was giver*. by Lillian Oberton, Clear Lake. Mrau Frank Barker sang a solo. .A memorial service followed,, thav first ever observed by the national group. Association officers then. called a business session for rrtt call, reading of minutes, reports afr committee and Officers. At 3:45 delegates were taken <to the Grotto of the Redemption at .West Bend as guests of the AlgoiuiV. Klwanls .club, sponsors of the loca*-, Wa-Tan-Ye club. There the groupv was shown -through the grotto an* the church by the Rev, Father Dote- berstein. * i^», " Banquet af ketnodlat 'ClwwSJ.7*" Monday evening the convention banquet was held at the, Methodlafc church served 'by.the Methodist AM* The Rev. F. J. Clark gave the invocation, and Minnie J. Coate' toast-mistress. Mary E. Mitchatt x gave the address of welcome*, and at. response was given by Mildr«4i 'Butts, Ackley, association president. This ~was followed by a solo by Mr*. W. W. Sullivan, and tap dancing by a group of high school girls. i The Rev, Roy I* .Smith, Wheaton. 111., gave the banquet add speaking on the subject,. Some Ideas I Have Known. He'gave a hu~- morous slant to some of the popular- expressions such as, dead men, tatt • no tales, he who laughs last best, boys will be boys. He proved that dead men do tell tales for the story of Christ affects, every life in western civilization' every day. Dead, men have left their- ' words and works in architecture.^ paintings,'•history, fiction and many 41 IP i.^ , ys Rs? P 8 other things in j life, lieved that he who He also be« laughs -flr*e 12,000 BULLHEADS DUMPED IN RIVER HERE ABOVE 0AM ' Twelve-thousand fry • were ; dumped more bullhead into, the' IDes •Moines river north of Algona near the dam Tuesday afternoon. Three weeks ago 25,000 were dumped into the river in the same place. »The bullheads ranged in size from two to seven .inches in length, The fteh were brought here by the jfisb, and game commission from Lake Diamond, a breeding lake near West Okobojl. M%ny large 'strings of bullheads have been caught in, the, river since the season began, - and the sport'promises to be much better In a year or two. A 30Tlri<*t 'ple^ere} was caught while th%to\j!Ulheads were being, dumped Tuesday, and repo/ts of others of like size have been clr- cjilated. , ; ~ new en, P»stor •MelviUe'A. student at Augustan^ Seminary Island, who wiy b.e ordajfled In June, has accepited a call to, |>e«c-nie laughs best for he is the quickest enjoy the joke and is ready for anr- other. Laughter is a sign of happiness and the harder the times. th^, more It is needed. The Rev, .J(r~ Smith also showed how the Httl*- things in life are the best and th-»t love is really not blind. Glen Raney, G. Ray Smith, and the Rev. A. 3. Hueser furnished the music for tli^, banquet, . Give Luncheon. Tuesday morning the 48 delegate*" <„: and visitors were guests at a breakfast at • the Algona hotel. pojes. and. decorations formed th* setting. ---Tuesday noon 64 Yes were served at luncheon, at Masonic Temple by the Eastern.; Star ait tables for. four. The were spread with paste} colored ity luncheon cloths and t crystal dishes matched Jhe scheme.- Flavors of fancy clothes brushes were given by Algona Community club and blend/* ed Into the.. color scheme. The gram was, In 'charge of Mrs, eandera 'and Frances Dnhlgg. Agne.s'VQh^ %nd MTS. F, J, furnished musical numbers. * ^ •Tuesday morning a business ' Jng was h«ld at, the library and fpljowing association' off^ers elected/ for, tb,e coming 1 years Oeage; Copley, y ice. president, Mitchell,* P.; JTa,nnJe Sppfjeld ,ton; ^Anna Crulkshank, Mrs,.f>re4 The fejs.§)f|an;te appoint^ '''

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