Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on June 9, 1932 · Page 1
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f»V" " IP •>,' ?***'•« i l ,' J-tLt. Jtrf8B.lv-.il.. . J f -. . i Is I ALGONA, IOWA, JUNE 9, 1932 8 Pages CAPTURES THE COUNTY BY1 ites Who Hop- 1 to Win Become <Aliio Ran..' , v . republican > / -primary ,j m the county , n furnlshed —I surprises, chief amongjwhich |the strength displayed;by E. L. H, candidate for sheriff,, and K'kruse, county treasurer, JL. McCorkle had been, doped , juvwwk n—w f "i —«--.— —«• >,»»»»* o ».n^ pvuin, mat inere 18 no heavily into 'tthe'^Kruse substitute for work and that every i onA if find tlfiAtl v BXOectPfl nno mnaf •m«*«lj > Vin«^ „__ j.i._'.i. , and it had been 'expected Hll'l «**"• "" ~ 7 ™ ——• >Tyr»*K. 11C4.JL U f UVIlWC 11 LI ClbC [Harris would have^dlfflculty in one. thing, and to do honest work til.. 4V.A nnmlnntlnn rtll^ of ^Vlft ATom'Vtav.a rtp *v~ -i«— 'r f the nomination' out of the jtlon. J. F. Fisher, r ^Tltonka, r Steward, Burt, and ''Fired L. , Algona, threatened ..to win I votes. ^ " i " j 1 ? , ; ' - iong other surprises v was" the | (or Henry Field, considered by t the clown on the republican Field captured the county I Brookhart by the narrow mar- it 15 votes. 'Louis Murphy^wet ratio candidate for senator, [faslly, enthusiasm for him run\ specially high In' Greenwood, n republicans changed en'tnasse ttedemocratic. « , , vk | Chubb Wins for Auditor; ^ ^county auditor's'offffe r was led to' capacity > Monday night ./returns came in.'* At 11 two •'fere still close in the * county ptured all interest. Fleld-and j»rt were aheajd^- alternately, p.'W. Miller and G. W-/Stlllman i and neck for county at\, ' ' i E. Chubb was leading Har- tflartlett, Earl Griffith, fand •Hawcott, Burtjv' r for,.4the,re- |nf« with the sheriff' nomlna- iand Ida L. Peterson -waa run.* Iway from Mrs.' Helen. IMcJUnr p the recorder ; nomination. jOrton held a tead^for/ Tcierk' was steadily Increasing", over Wright, and J. A. (FrJph, •llO- ff \ • , ,, S j '-PfTER JENKINS, 78, ' DIES; BURIED TODAY Attoraey Battle [the results Hot. .— —_.„ were announced, of excitement ran" high'•when •Brookhart, then Field.-or 'Still|or Miller, gained ,vpte|Tenough •ercome a lead. Most a't 'the 1 in- i centered around ihe battle mnty attorney. Precinct after i«t came In with but-two or | votes difference. , * , f ' «n the auditor's office 'was latlijo Tuesday 'morning, M was leading with a margin |wlth 17 precincts to 1 hear from. "maining townships Tuesday s gave Miner a steady .gain |«w vptes to the precinct, and •""" won the nomination with cl 64. _,/ ->t/ ' ' mbailong to CwiV^»t|o».- t -; I ckance Monday nighrithjit'the F«m convention July 1 2 would, |M nominate an auditor* was ly final strength .shown by '*ho captured a-«ttJ« more , nftl* rtani. .* in _ . t « Per cent of the, o per cent more ca»t, - , Bartlett, "put'ViJp a °nly 600 'vojej' less received,- 1 -™ among' **Sftff **«* iS?' EtectionResults are Full of " ' ' ' —- • - FORTY-NINE ARE GRADUATED FROM THE ALGONA H, S i - ' " ' * t 1 (Fjorty-nlne seniors In the high school class of 1932 were graduated In commencement exercises In the high school auditorium last week Wednesday evening. Diplomas were handed to members by A. E. Michel, president of the school board. There were 21 boys and 28 girls In the class. Music was furnished by the high school orchestra, the girls' glee club, a' mixed chorus, and a string trip; •.The Invocation was given by 'the Rev. F. J. Clark, and the Rev. A. a, Hueser gave the benediction. President H. M. Gage, Coe collegei Cedar Rapids, gave the address; stressing the point that there' 'is' rib one must wprk hard, concentrate on . Members of the class werei Helen L. Becker, Paul A. Black, Clalr Blossom, Hulda L. Boettcher, .Agnes B, Braun, Josephine Chubb, >Kehneth Cowan, Edith. 'F. Curran, Ardeeii M. Devine, Kathryn M. De- vjne, Hazel Mae Dutton, Ida Belle Teller," Carmllla R. Fraser, Frederick R. Girres, Helen Gillespie, Thelma Guy,' Margaret M. Habeger. John R. Hargreaves, Helen ' F. Hawkins, Mary Hutchlns, Ruth D. Hurd, Ray E. Jones, Kenneth Knudsen, Urnald S. Dund, Carl ,'Medln, Kenneth D. Medln, William S.'Monlux, Lewis W. Moore, Edmond S. Norton, Neva E. Palmer, Phyllis .R. Parsons, Theodore Powell! •Lyle Raney, Woodrow Sarchet, Catherine Schultz, Nina Shackelford, ,Melvin B. Shllts, Lucille Sill, Margaret E. Simpson, William C. Smith, Gerald Steussy, Ellen 'Steuesy, . Leona R.. Stewart, Kenneth, Samp, M. E. Van Dorston, Thomas R. Viporid* Mabje M. Wlese, Robert G. Williams, Janet Zerfass. \ ,' "<,< 1 John Hargreaves was class president ;,Lyle Raney, secretary. .Peter Jenkins, retired farmer who Trod made 1 Algona his home since 1913,-dled Monday 'afternoon at the General hospital, after an illness of a, v month. -.He. had been a patient at the hospital two weeks. The- infirmities of age prevented recovery. (Funeral services will be held today at the Merrltt- funeral home and at •the Methodist church at 2:30. Burial ; will be at Rivervlewi Mr. 'Jenkins, who was born at Plattsville, ' 111., September 14,' 1853, •was In his .79th year. He was married to Amelia Cook December 25, 1883^ at Dwlght, 111., and in 1893 they moved to a farm 5% miles southeast of town, where they lived till they retired. - Mr. "Jenkins is survived by his wife and three children: Leslie/east of Algona; Mrs, , Rachel Rlchter, jBolway, Minn,; and Mrs. Jesse Rld- '' ' also by "two brothers ' WIUYS-KNI6HT AND FORD IN CRASH ON THE PAVIN6 Four Qorners, June 7 — Harry etry, Wood,, who Is farm hand at Etna, Mitchell's, and his family, In their ear, were hit by another car on the L . .- r ^ "No, 18 paving, west at Algona, Sat majority o| Mf-vofiw urday night while they were Hd. Freeh and ^aj nliii*. 'twiiifra linma^ftvmi tnnrn. lfn»w "-—"'"»* z«5 ^5. vote* uraay night wmie they were en »«"«i'- "•"'""""• »"""-»«C"«W w a Fraqh^ftnaVS plur, 'route home'-from town. The Woods WlHan Durant, Charles Cretzn T 1313 over Wris;hk ^\.$ f ~r< }»ad a Model T Ford. Two men from Helen Sterling. Donald Parsons y'of JS&over Fort Podge were In the other car, dred Wright, Johanna Fiene, which was a Willys-Knight. The -Ford i^was. badjy- damaged-' The ._ ,^ _ht suffered little dam,The iFort Podgers stood all damages, No one was much hurt. Bitterroftkera Meet Here. The buttermakera of Section here Tuesday afternoon for^ a " toe tort a »V* n ^''W 8 -- ^ he butterm * ke F 8 of Section « *; Farm ?' *W*' • T ^^t ftere Tuesday afternoon for_ a ,' **? n *» »l|if|!i¥ftai," t v 5f»»ofWy meeting. A business meet"- w£ \ 0 v e j8 B9t?coinrt<lere4 ^f.was held at the.M- P, Chrlstlan- .*«W the nmmfewF «f • J^ «5 }>?»». after which the aqoring of .« consiaered. ,Manv>i«^ butter samples took place a.t the Complete Returns on State Offices 1st Algona, 2nd 3rd . 4th . .Buffalo .Burt . .Cresco .Eagle E. Lone Rock Fen ton Garfleld .. German 'Grant Greenwood Harrison Hebron Irvington Lakota Ledyard Lincoln Lone Rock .Lotts Creek Lu Verne . Plum Creek Portland . Prairie ;Ramsey Riverdale •Seneca Sexton 'Sherman Springfield : Swea Union Wesley — Whittemore' Totals I 34 42 28 17 20 33 15 5 15 24 36 13 11 13 21 ' 7 9 15 12 10 16 35 21 11 10 17 8 21 15 15 23 9 15 16 15 40 667 217 323 177 205 195 274 123 57 54 122 42 84 63 70 201 51 77 96 69 49 82 56 152 108 105 24 29 66 88 ,49 54 .35 58 104 152 132 3843 <u a I 112 156 80 80 101 52 43 21 . 12 49 19 43 25 23 91 21 25 40 41 15 27 43 54 27 30 18 15 •47 37 15 28 21 24 35 87 85 1647 133 200 116 124 .107 228 -85 46 46 89 43 45 48 159 126 36 50 72 40 45 65 66 112 86 82 23 35 43 45 45 43 23 54 86 86 •97 ; 2729 127 163! 85J 71 1 77 140 59 19 27 65 23 36 25 21 63 21 46 45 18 27 56 60 62 26 39 12 15 32 28 .35 32 , 19 ' 24 •42 69 ,97 1796 to § Hi 54 112 ' 55 '57 19 79 31 19 14 51 ,17 27 31 23 111 19 17 33 36 11 14 25 65 49 34 16 18 '16 30 16 10 0 32 32 56 36 1323 § 131 164 106 107 119 161 74 29 28 72 - 30 41 55 47 162 39 46 6,3 44 20 59 48 97 57 45 13 21 39 57 27 31 25 57 52 81 91 2338 180 80 84 88 88 52 41 27 771 37 44 25 24 "74 23 33 43 36 35 37 '70 75 46 '57 26 29 • 36 ' '29 33 31 17 251 67 , 93 95 1945 I 137 228 130 141 141 187 88 36 32 93 38 40 57 48 157 44 52 ' 72 .50 31 60 57 127 66 70 19 2'8 47 '66 37 47 27 58 74 120 109 2'814 I I 82 101 52 47 64 62 .27 29 16 , 31 16 26 16 25 62 19 19 35 as :is 24 40 31 27 23 11 18 21 19 19 21; '14 Ml 34 43 54 1174' 23 25 19 .20 25 21 24 8 6 18 13 11 1.3 10 24 17 8 13 8 5 7 10 15 17 17 4 8 11 11 .7 13 6 11 11 16 20 49<5 I V § 187 296 149 166 139 228 86 43 39 86 46 62 51 57 143 27 61 95 80 44 71 84 133 87 87 as 36 64 70 59 50 29 56 '83 132 143 3297 30 48 27 •21 33 32 10 12 11 33 10 12 10 9 69 14 6 9 11 8 12 18 22 12 5 8 7 18 14 8 88 12 13 26 22 628 ALGONA THIRD 1NSTATF.IN ACADEMIC TEST Places Fir»t Among t All Schools in Class B. Algona's high school .pupils r upheld the school's state-wide 'scholastic standing Tuesday, when they won. first .among. B school^ and third In the state in the. academic tests at Iowa City. The record the Algona' school has attained in the four tests held Is ~ considered exceptional, tests-Algona has won In the four three- 'thirds and. one second, and this in competition -against hundreds of Iowa high schools. -'• Algona Is the only school: in Iowa which^ has'placed-among the winners In all four years of the tests, This consistently-high record has caused much comment in educational circles and is considered conclusive evidence of the success of the 'Algona school system and of the quality of the teaching staff, not only in'high John, Lawton, Okla., and George, of the teaching staff, not only in high I>wlght, He was a member of the soho °l and b "* as .regards ground- Mo^ern Woodmen and of the local work in the grades, Methodist church. Two Pupils in High Ten. ,Two Algona students placed among the high ten in this, year's tests. 'Ila Leffert won third in'the state in 10th grade corrective Kng- lish and ninth in the state in georh- Democratic Contests Sheriff Recorder Algona, 2nd 1st - -35 and Isabel Greenberg won in th.e state in ninth .corrective English. ,, . Other Algona' students who par;. ticlpated in 'the tests were John 'Bishop, Earl-Jones, Orville Schultz, Charles Cretzmeyer, Mil_ . . . and Phyllis Parsons, Wfni Two C«p», As a result of the victories Algona receives two cups, one for flrs,t Qver all among B schools, the other for third in 'the state. The statewide contest was won by Waterloo, with Hilton consolidated, of Conroy, second; Algona, third; Humboldt, fourth; and 'Thomas Jef meeting. A business "meet- numooiac, lounu ^ in^ »vmi beld at theiM- P. Christian- ferson, Council. Bluffs, fifth „„ ,_,_.e, after which the r™' ' T - «'-•• « 41 —"° »"' butter samples took place creamery. ,The women spent a so* Afternoon, followed by a oov» jfn Conner at the JUoyd Saw home. There were 75 persons »t,the 4ini»e,r. The section consists '. Palo Alto, 'a J. P.-Con«t«ble -" .R«tult»" : ' -:. Class 'B Algona, was first; Humboldt, second; Spencer, third; Eagle Grove, 'fourth; and Traw, fifth. -/Livermore, which won first among, Class C schools,, was not high enough in the point scale to place. in the statewide contest, among the high five. Armstrong; placed fourth in C^SB C schools, , • 'In ths final contest at Iowa' City there were 'ttO,» students, »urYtv.ors jn<ii preliminary contort held' May }Q in which nwr^iUn.SQSQPA stu- nae, . „' • T?fee magnitude of the Algona win* ninfes: to.tBese contests must be con T stdered in the M*rht of the facj; $hat school average, noj brig. h|ejt ft .bs » * "* 4th .'.:...-„. Buffalo B,urt Cresco'~—.'.... Eagle E, one Rock . Fenton Garfield. .... German Grant — ..Greenwood , Harrison Hebron Iryingtori — •Lakota Ledyard 'Lincoln Lone: Bock,„ •Lotts Creek _ iLu Verne ... .Plum Creek _ Portland _' Prairie Ramsey Riverdale — •Seneca. Sexton iSherm'an -'-Springfield . Swea Union .. Wesley Whittemore Totals r 12 27 29 16 3 17 "3 3 1 2.5 14 0 4 284 25 1 4 34 •12 3 4 18 7 0 15 'ft 30 ' 5 9 •9 6 3 7 4 46 '57 810 141 '511 157 169 382 COUNTY FAIR LAYS PUNSJOR FOURTH 'The Bounty fair management \is going ahead with plans for a Washington bicentennial celebration -at the fair grpunds July 4. The celebration of Washlngton's'SQOth birthday anniversary Is nationwide, Special plans are in'prpgress to commemorate further the nation's fl^st ^resident; Suggestions been received' from the Washington bicentennial 'commission, and one of the items to jbe carried out will he events iri the life of 'Washington pictured 1 in fireworks.' This will probably be the only fireworks program |n this seotlo,n 'this yfi care has been taKen tQ 'make part oj the program outstanding. " addition, a special program of prepared , isure<| of ft fyll, entertainment, The ' 2 LOCAL BATTLES CREATE INTEREST AMON6U60NIANS Two township battles in Monday's re PHl>l!|Ca n primary", claimed almost as much attention from Algonlans as the county and state fights. v H. B. White and Paul Danson won the nomination* for justice of the peace from L, A.^Winkel, incumbent, and J. B. Johnston, i White ran high, polling 626 votes, while Danson had a lead of only 24 over Winkel. All four worked the wards closely, and as. many calls for information on this race came in at the county auditor's office- Monday night and Tuesday as on the county races. In ,the constable derby, with- ; 9ix candidates, .F,.A. Newvllle wen easily, leading the rest of the field by ISO votes. L. T. Griffin, present constable, is the other nominee, having won toy^ 50 votes from his nearest, opponent, Ernst Thiel. Jesse Riddle was fourth; J. B,,Anderson, fifth; and C. C._Wright, incumbent for 16 years, trailed. iMr. Wright made no canvasa. •• A. L. Cunningham's name was written in,on ballots In the third and fourth wards for the democratic nomination for Justice; •' He,' received fjve votes in the third ward and three in the fourth. It requires five per cent of the vote for governor at ttie last preceding election to nominate, and Mr, Cunningham needed 21 votes to be placed on the ticket. » Gas Station Change, W. T. Gerdes has retired' as manager of the Champlln gas and oil station south 'of the'Algona hotel and has been succeeded'by Arnold Sanders, Cu Verne, Mr, Sanders has a-family, and his wife is a sister of Jesse Riddle, who will help operate the station. ALL SUPERVISORS RENAMED; DESPITE HARD OPPOSITION - * PS Cresco ..32 Garfield _^_ 67 Hrvington .. 17 Lu Verne 112 Riverdale — 16 Sexton 7 Sherman — 46 Whittemore 202 82 31 35 24 143 36 48 60 I '66 10 :52 64 10 36 12\ 14 I 6 67 3 5 12 8 ,11 102 Totals .499 459 254 203 66 SUPERVISOR—2nd DISTRICT. Algona—1st 2nd 3rd 4th Plum Creek , 60 , 72 33 37 76 Union •.__ 19 I t si 151 71 73 11 27 106 147 111 109 31 65 Totals •__.;—.—297 394 569 258 SUPERVISOR—SRD DI8TEICT Buffalo German Portland Prairie Ramsey Wesley Totals £ 0 12 11 40 0. 64 22 a 01 a. 96 24 '68 36 4 1,28 I •62 •96 20 11 3 39 S 't 86 46 8 3 2 13 356 231 158 26? A.11 four present supervisors up for re-nomination this year • victorious, though only after tough battles in the three districts represented toy republicans. In the first district, F. J. Balgeman squeezed out a 40-vote victory over J. H. Fraser, Riverdale. Hugh Raney ran third. Huge leads In Lu Verne and Whittemore enabled Balgeman to offset Fraser gains in the remaining precincts. J. P. Mersh' won '.the democratic nomination from Henry Scheppman, Irvington, 203-66. . 3, In the second district, Algona-Union-Plum Creek, Henry Wegener won the republican nomination from C. B. Albright and E. N. Taylor, and W. E. McDonald, present supervisor, was unopp'osed for the democratic nomination. Olaf 'Funnemark won ,a. four-way fight from Edw. Droessler, Bancroft and J. A. Sleper and Ubbe Winter, German township, in the third district. The battle was hotly contested, but division of opposition to Mr. Funnemark enabled him to win. Will Cosgrove was unopposed for the .democratic .nomination. .In :the' fourth district there were scraps for both party ' nominations. Charles Morris, incumbent, won the republican nomination fronvGeo. J. Wlnkel,'Lotts Creek, and A. C. Kollasch,- Bancroft, won the democratic nomination from W; E, Laage, Fenton. "DEAF AND DUMB" BEGGAR HELD FOB INVESTIGATION A youth, claiming to be deaf and dumb and who was soliciting money, was placed in Jail-on a vagrancy charge yesterday while his case is being investigated. He claims that he cannot talk, or hear, but evidence In' WfltlniMUid .Injinswgring questions convinced ^h'e auThoTtties that he can at least hear. A doctor's examination said there was strong probability that he can talk also. The yoiith walked into County Attorney Shumway'sjoffice yesterday morning and handed 'out' a typewritten sheet asking for money for an education. Mr. Shumway became suspicious ' and checked up the youth's references, which were found false. He had already collected 11.60 here. Mr. Shumway believes the youth is working a clever dodge to make ah easy living. TITONKIANS ARE DITCHED - IN SPILL ON THE PAVING Titonka, June 7—'E. O. Slack, accompanied by his son Neil, drove to Sioux City last Thursday to bring liome the daughter, Violet Slack, who had been attending Morningside :ollege. On the way Friday they d a car accident three miles north of Algona. As they were passing another, car, they ran into the,ditch, and the car turned over.: Mr. Slack was thrown into a cornfield, Violet into the ditch, and Nell into' the back seat. Mr. Slack suffered 4 wrenched back, and the others got off with' a few cuts and bruises. The car was taken-to Burt by friends ind them, and the Slacks were taken to t a doctor there. No Methodist Picnic, Because of tight times, the Algona to district Methodist picnic which has His. foot slipped off\.the pedal been held here for three years, has W. H, Lease announces. Supervisor Box Score SUPERVISOR—FIRST. DISTRICT a a I I 0 9 12 8 0 7 1 29 37 61 83 46 12 19 0 11 79 26 101 SUPERVISOR—4TH DISTRICT I Burt ' J«5 E. Lone Rock 8<T Fenton 117 86 Greenwood L. Rock (Fentori).f-98 Lotts Creek ..... i9 •Seneca Swea ,99 60 158 19 63 17 39 134 21 16 17 1 0 178 3 • 20 7 7 61 73 10 7 CLARK NAMED IN RACE FOR LIEUT, GOV Great Majorities County for Turner and Gilthrist. BE ,J Ufc Totals 728 457 233 149 LEDYARD FARMER SHOOTS SELF THROUGH THE HEART Ledyard, June 7—Neal Comer, farmer northwest of Ledyard, committed suicide last week Wednesday f S night by shooting himself. He told om his family after supper that he was going out hunting. When he had not returned at 10 o'clock a search I? he ran neck and 'n*** 1 was begun, but It was 4 o'clock next <thr( *f h( >«t the state with Fischer,, morning .before the body was found Vinton, and,the result is BUB? t is v « -f. . - l]T>f>AT*Ffi1TC ^l%r«.i.vl* Mb. A L_t.^_. * i« _ norning 'before the body was found reside a dredge ditch. He had fastened the gun in a tree and with a rope made from strips torn from his shirt had pulled the trigger, shooting himself through the heart, Funeral services were held Saturday at the Baptist .church, Swea City, and burial was--made there. Boy's Leg Broken, Thomas, 11-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. James Butler. Whittemore, suffered a broken leg when he tried run his father's plow Saturday, and into the wheel, The leg was broken 1— v —-"•—» »™~ ...w >-*»v *> »&uu*t 4.*lC7 4 C S IWWO 'UlVIWVJl leen abandoned for 1^932, Dlst.. Supt. just above the knee, and the bone was set a.t the Kossuth hospital. Completfe County Election Returns Buffajo. TT . Burt Cresop --, , , !furnilsh.inf e,Yeyy manner of Kossuth county, a BrookhartS stronghold since the senator enter«4>. state politics, broke away Mon<taj£ and made obeisance to a new idofc, though only by the narrow margin? of 15 votes. Henry Field baggsdt 3419 votes; Brookhart, 3404. Though it was known that Field- had been gaining strength rapidly;, his victory in the county, as'well MU> in the state, was a surprise. Prob*~ ably no one was more surprised tl politicians who had expected to Field ^merely to throw Brookhajsti into a' state convention where their could pick their own man. They, overshot the mark. In a wild sw««9^ of the state, Field was nominated, receiving more th,an the required K> per cent. ' The closest fight of all was thafe on lieutenant governor. The can.-. didates were?;Senators Clark, of dar Rapids, Income tax leader, Bennett, of-Jttapleton, Sioux City.; t Backed by every influential daily and many redding weeklies, Bennett. > was doped to win. ., Clark Candidacy Handicapped. The Clark candidacy was handl— capped in many ways, chief among- them the difficulty of making th*- >•' voters understand that it made a*', difference who was chosen. Clark \sf ' a strong supporter of Turner poll- cles, while Bennett has been view**.' askance by leaders of the tax reform forces. s Thp office of lieutenant governor Is important because^ on the complexion of the senate committees which "the lieutenant gov-'- ernor appoints largely dependj ®ar, fate of proposed legislation.' ' ""jf* ' Two weeks before the election th* friends,of.Senator Clark were ready- to concede his defdlt. "As late * 'a»~ Sunday,. Clifton, of th§ Des Moines Register, predicted that he Would be*, beaten. ^Within 1 '"the ^'t«?d'°-'>e "' however, there had .been a,turn," ^ ^ when the showdown' came', Clar|t'A • nosed out a winner by approximate— , ly 5,000 votes.' • v ' '..Ij*^-, Buffalo Goes for'Clark. "7%.^"' Kossuth county contributed mar*-:' than a thousand majority to Clark. . the vote standing" 2729 for Clark t»," n 1647 for Bennett. Clark carried er- ' } ery precinct jm the county excent ' "Ledyard, Riverdale, and WealeVr *• and these three he >lost by a total «C * only t six votes. He even ca.rrtiA:.'-,' Buffalo township 1 , where former rep. a resentative Wolfe had for weeks on- ~. posed him in the Topic. ' , ' ' Most surprising in the Koasuth. i" returns was the vote of 132S far- Long for auditor of state. Ousted, - ? - ..__ — result of pecun- •< iary peculations, he had been expected to poll only a'small vote, but' in fact he ran neck and' neclc <•. •! uncertain, though probably* th* nomination will go to the state con- " ventlon. Kossuth gave Fischer 17»«",' votes.- Ftotehe? It Endorsed. , Another fight on which all. eye* '/ were entered ,'was "that between. ' Fletcher, incumbent, and Newport < of Davenport, fon the attorney gen-'" eralship. Kossuth went for Fletch- ' er by a majorjty of more,,than 2% ' to one, the vote 'standing 28H ?or,\' Fletcher and «74 .for-Newport l ^ The battle between Johnson, incumbent/and O. K," Maben, Garner, ""• for the state treasurershin ~ — i "-'watched with Interest. Johnion ckr-i 1 ; I ried Kossuth. receiving 23S8 votai' • }o 1*45 for Maben, 'x ? On governor.' and congressman, there was Tragically no fight any-nj where. • Governor Turner receive* %,*' smashing Koasjith endorsement '-off' 3843 votes, leading the ticket, an*. Congressman Oilch.ri»t alqo receiv«* H . , H > a handaome compliment with a> to- ^f' t^otHM^ t > ', r ^r- NEXT TUESDAY IS

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