Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on May 26, 1932 · Page 3
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 3

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, May 26, 1932
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COUNTY ADVANCE. AL8ONA. tOWA MBk • i gg—g _ Read These tfblt 8TILLMAN For County Attorney Practiced law In Kossuth county six - years. Graduate State University ot Iowa. •Married, one child, property owner. nHorney .'•• Will serve the people of Kossuth sattefactdry manner.-Bancroft Register. progressive young man, a good lawyer, and a hard !.JU Verne News. ^ f Veil fl«* llfled to flU ' th e ;.? ttlce -- Wesley News-World. For - County - Auditor VOTE FOR HELEN B. DICKINSON FOR 'ounty Recorder ox THE REPUBLICAN' TICKET "" Experienced as Deputy. First candidacy for public office. I am a candidate for the republican nomination for the office of County Auditor of Kossuth county, subject to the will, of the voters at the June primaries. I am a lifetime resident of this county and have had several years' experience In office work, the past four years as. deputy County Treasurer, and. consider myself well qualified for the office I seek. BE TOUR TOTE APPRECIATED Earl F. GRIFFITH VOTE FOR Fred L. POWELL Candidate on the REPUBLICAN TICKET FOB! Sheriff OF KOSSUTH COUNTY I have been a resident of Kossuth county for the past 23 years. I have had experience as chief of police and feel thac I am well qualified to fill the office of Sheriff. Your support will be appreciated. [Political advertlsen»ent.] / Clark Orton Comes to Bat Again— For Sheriff L HARRIS ididate for the office of Sher- 1 Kossuth county on '• the Re- can ticket. He has lived in | county 20 years, having farmed Ifesley previous to his, appoint-' t as deputy sheriff, in which cafe he has served for the past ^5'ears, Harris is 30 years old, 'ed, and has one child. If nom- 1 and elected will perform the i of the office to the best ot Wy. " - ,. VOTE FOR Carl Dahlhauser FOR SHERIFF s of Kossuth County on the Democratic Ticket. '•>,.-•.. ^. '.\ Thirty years' a resident. £aw enforcing officer for six years. I will 'appreciate your support. VOTE FOR G. J. SUPERVISOR —for—" FOURTH DISTRICT VOTE FOR G. THltt Candidate for Bepubllcan —for— [CONSTABLE! AlJGONA TOWN&HIP h Jave been a resident hepe "•« years and am a Wo'rtd Owns' half-section bought in 1917 Secretary and Treasurer of township nine years. Township Trustee 5 years. [From Swea City Herald.] Clark Orton, clerk of the district court, was in Swea City Friday call- Ing on friends. He is serving his second term and is a candidate for reelection. Clark Is one of the most colorful figures ever in Kossuth county politics. Before his election four years ago his writings in both the local and state papers concern- Ing politics drew wide attention, and never failed to stir up comment. An attack on Tammany hall which was published exclusively In the. Herald while he was campaigning for office the first time was a bombshell in Kossuth politics. But since he was elected to office he has tamed clown. Chided .about it Friday he replied there were so many "reds and bolsheviks" these days that his voice would be drowned in the general din if he were to swing into action again. According to a prepared statement which he left with the Herald the work in the clerk of courts office had increased 46 per cent during 1931 over 1930. The office now has over 13,200 cases in law and equity on the com- I bination docket while neighboring agricultural counties have from | 7,000 to ' 11,000. That is because Kossuth is a double-sized county. During the three years Clerk Orton has been in office he has placed 1,180 cases in law and equity on his dockets besides handling 410 new estates and guardianships in probate"' cburt; arid, ' 234 cases in 1 criminal court. That Is . approximately, ten per cent of all the cases which have been handled in his office since the county was organized over 75 years ago. Sixteen closed banks are - now in the process of liquidation through his office. Each bank case is the equivalent in work to more than 20 cases in law and equity. During the 11 years, 1910 to 1920, inclusive, there were only eight farm foreclosures, amounting to $42,714, that 'were not 'redeemed in Kossuth county. In the single year of 1931 there were over $1,250,000 of unredeemed foreclosures In his offi'ce. He has handled this Increased business • without extra ''help other than • what wae customary In years, gone by, i , Concerning the cut in salaries of the court house officials he aays: "The 10 per cent cut .is agreeable to me as Ions as the money goes to the county poor fund and is not used to •buy snowplows and tractors and to hire extra help 'for the supervisors to pass the buck to. In addition to his 10 per cent -cut it Is said Clerk Orton delivered dally throughout the winter, free of charge, seven quarts of milk to four Algona families having 14 children. He said he had saved $T5 a month tmt'of his salary since had been in office, and with this money added to a small sum he had upon taking office he had. bought 20 acres of •ian'djind built a home a mile south of Algona in Creaco township. He adds: "I have only taken my family of five children to three picture shows in the last three years and until May 1 my car has not been out of the city limits of Algona in 18 months, not because I am so tight but because I am too darn H. N. KRUSE FOR s Mr Orton's belief that eal- arled men, especially salaried men who draw over $100 a month, are the best able to give. He said: "There are men. friends of mine W ho are considered Veil to do who own one or more farms and their homes in town who, are having a hard time to pay taxes and support Treasurer be no change for 'the for the common people dur- excepting ry comfort V the twinkling o* an eye labor begging to operate the machinery and one half of the gold SFSrKrM. And the people are starving and in want in the midst of *3S££ «$.»*** that ^* concentrated «>° f a ins medium Into the hands of a few who ttawf * *»" cwtro1 *?* Sped tlTwtete of Process for ****** HPH.^Pf'W !ll *f * il J ; u '•* • • »,',,*• 'J".\3,- FOR AUDITOR Vote for Barley E. Bartlett ' REPUBLICAN Experienced Competent Reliable Efficient Be Sure to Vote For COUNTY Attorney VOTE FOR GHAS, E, CHUBB REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE For Auditor OF KOSSUTH COUNTY ' STour vote and support will be appreciated. MRS, F, L, TRIBON AIX30NA CANDIDATE FOR County Recorder on the DEMOCRATIC TICKET YOUR VOTE WJIJL BE APPRECIATED For Treasurer IFREO'K SCHULTZ of Lone Rock REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE for ' , COUNTY TREASUBER 20 years Successful Business experience. Mayor of Lorie Rock 5 years. Reelected in 1932. 3 I i i J. A. FRECH REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE —f or— VOTE FOR Clerk of District Court I am running on my record— no excuses or propaganda. W. J. O'BRIEN DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE —for— SHERIFF OF KOSSUTW COUNTT A World War Veteran, FOR DEMOCRATS! VOTE FOR Archie O. HAINES FOR SHERIFF i . World War Veteran. ; , Married—Two children. Lifelong resident. • First candidacy. TOUR SUPPORT Wiliti. BE APPRECIATED VOTE —FOR— Jesse H. RIDDLE —for— VOTE''FOR HUGHRANEY FOR Juiticc of the Peace SUPERVISOR Fourth District ij am a candidate for the office of Supervisor, 4th District, on the Democratic ticket, subject to the will of the voters in the June primary, W. E. LAAGE Your Vote-Will Be Appreciated. Ida L. Peterson ie a i candidate for the republican nomination for county recorder. She has long been recognized as one of Algona's .best business women; has also had teaching experience in the county, having taught in the public schools of Bancroft and Wesley, which with her business experience qualifies her to assume the duties of this office, and being one of the self-supporting group she Is well,deserving of the office which she seeks. . . CONSTABLE OF ALGONA TOWNSHIP on the Republican Ticket. Tour Tote Will Be Appreciated. RayL. McCoVklc VOTE FOR JOHN P. MERSCH Candidate for the Democratic Nomination — forr- SUPERVISOR ' ITRST DISTRICT WELL. QUAUTFIED FOR ECONOMY IN COUNTY GOVERNMENT OF on the Republican Ticket. Hiram B. White VOTE —FOR-. LA. WINKEL - •• •'••• ; : -:' • ."'FOR'" : V SUPERVISOR " FIRST DISTRICT . •' FAIRNESS' arid [•Political Advertisement.] HCfl^E^TY CLERK ATTO.B.NS? Juttice of the • mi • FOR; -;• .. _ _ • 4|fc •J^PPPWW'T^^W* ^w^ ^p ^p^^^p^^ ^p. Engaged in farming ifor t^ended -Highland Park president Rossutlj Polsteln breeders 3 years, 'eecrfttary - Pik^side ?*arn> BlectrtQ 09.' I yj>ars. . Co^nty A WELL QUALIFIED CANDIDATE (Reprint from Bancroft Register). Ramsey township has a candidate for the office of supervisor of tha third district of Kossuth county Wtt» is deserving of the serious conalderv atlon of the voters of that district, The candidate in question is Mr, Edward Droessler and his qualifications have •' been proven }n nu^> merous instances, not only in th» management of his own buahww,* but also in other lines of endeavor, At present. he ia president of thf, school board of the Bancroft public* schools and he has suggested ani helped put In practice, many mea«-» qres of , economy that are xeflficta In tax, receipts of property In this district. He is president the creamery board of the Bancrofts Cooperative creamery, a position h^ has held for some yearef with wflfllfc to hinuself and satisfaction to ftftf brother members and the stocWioM era. As a member of the dU?eptpwi&ii r of the ICoa^uth County #u,tua} pup* Insurance company, he has* prQft himself a most valued membep his co-workers have learned highly his ftuggef Jlons,an4 We, believe in thjs case th^ saying would hold, KOO^l: '!# -, ... want a good. ^ d^ne^ f nte«ft Jfr 1 t}ie ^ ,<*3 41 IVi-^ n;a ,3^ - v i'J vl^ <^i -H V JJ 240 acres of farin fn with the

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