Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on August 18, 1932 · Page 1
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ALGONA, IOWA, AUGUST 18, 1932 8 Pages Number 49 .ill MES LOOK BETTER IN CHICAGO EPS MONEY SAME BANK SngfaTShoui Strikes Legal Snag Here __ . ___ _ FOR 62 YEARS Semn Kossuth Babes Entered Bankers Visit Oldest Depositor Here. [ B, H«lke reached his 83rd mlle- , Monday, but the event was •crated with a family gathering [day before. In attendance were I.l(l«t'.daughtef ( .Bertha, with |iu 8 b4nd,'"Dr. ATArent, "Hum- thelr son Asa, and daughter Jn; Dr. R. ,W. Hetae,,son, Em- ibiirg veterinarian, l>ls wife, and 0. Potter, Storm Lake ,,,-irian, his -wife (Linda i); and their three children. t M other children Arno, a eon in I jheet metal business at Lamar, |o and Mrs. B. A. Seeley, Fort Ittlng, Ga'., could'^noti Be here. i, geeley's husband is an army erlnarian with the rank of col- 1. ,'••..• ,Vo other visitors, utter strang- [personaly to MrifHeise,,came all 'way from Madison,':; Wte.V-'."esr •lally to see him.'They were: John [ir, vice president, and Wm. S. bins, cashier, of the American [change bank, Madison. Why they 5 is a story In Itself which will rtly be unfolded. ...'.,• [r, Helse was born in Brunswick, ny, In 1868. When he was 19 [emigrated to this country. At Ison'he learned... bartering. A there who did not know the came to Algona, bought a and sent for Mr. • Helse to |ch him bartering. ' Mr. Heise ! In 1871, 62 years ago, arid has i here ever since. . , ' [r..Helse had saved some money, h'he deposited in the Madison He left it there, and it has i there ever since, having in the jantime grown; by .accumulation (interest to 6% .times the original Mr. Heise is now, and' prob- • for many years hae .been, the ik's oldest depositor, .and..that is i the bank's officers came to see fter Mr. Helse had been here a he bought the 7 barber shop Iran It till 1904 or 1905. This'was fer the August Bremer shop and Inow the Stehle shop. For many frs the Heise shop occupied the (sent Guehl tailoring rooms over jat is now the Behlmer confec- pary store. . .. 1874 Mr, Heise was . .married i to Louise Thieniann,' and they I now In the 58th year of their " I Me|Ir. Helse owns well 'improved farms and Algona .business ei. Many years ago, he served |D terms as supervisor; For more 25 years he has lived retired. (health' remains good arid he hes down town daily. ' ln State Fair Health Contest Union Twp., Aug. 16—According to Saturday's Des Molnes Everting Tribune, 297 Iowa .babies had .been entered in the annual state fair baby health contest previous to last Thursday. The entry date was extended till August 15. A list of the entered babies gave six from Kossuth: Dawn Elizabeth, 21-months daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Bonack'er, Tltorika; '.Richard George, 26-months son of. Mr. and Mrs. John Ludwlg, St. Benedict (P. O. address Corwlth); . Raymond Bruce, 24-months son of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Schenck, Algona; Jacqueline Ann, two-months daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Loren J. Brown, Algona; and Fred William, 31- months son, and Joan Lois, 13 months daughter of ; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Schoby, Lu Verne. The Ludwlg- boy, whose mothet- was Agnes Lichter before marriage and was once office girl for the late Dr.' Mi J. Kehefick and Dr. E. ' C. isDEFEATED BY GRAYS IN FAST SAME The Algona Grays defeated Livere on the local .grounds Sunday, I" a game which was clode ghout. Fermore took tha'lead in the inning with two scores, got nn- » run In the third,'and 2 more I the fourth. Algona trailed with run in the second arid another in 'fourth, then tool? the Jead in f fifth by running in five men. went hit a three-bagger, which >ught In three men, and the bases f e full again later. Vyermore got another'run Jn the [" nnlng, and each, team got two m the eighth. Algona held more t o no score in the first [ of the ninth. % Pitched his second game for m, ana Scanlan pitched for fwmore. The Greys go to 'Fentpn ' ounday. »]E SCHOOL STUDENTS ', COST KOSSUTH $1,000 EACH n f, to «euria 'Compiled,. by of « wT 6 oon M»lttW« reduc- ° expenditures"KPssuth now pay s $33,120 a year to- Am tor the oih ' - nd * 6 " e ' In the cases of the state State wl- the teaoh - ' er »ape $1,000 more' or less for KoBguth student. INDIAN DAY CROWD MONDAY LARGEST EVERJUITONKA By W. J. Payne. At Titonka's Indian day celebration Monday the largest noon crowd In the history of the event was in attendance. ;'> Six ball teams, three bands, the Register & Tribune autogiro, Pannkuk's big coliseum with skating and dancing, street attractions, a giant swing, a ferris wheel, a miniature train, .Gloom Chasers, sideshows of many kinds, a tent show, etc., rnade the celebration a drawing card for Kossuth and surrounding counties. Pilot Gatschet, of the autogiro, took up for guest rides ,Mr. and Mrs. H. I. Torgeson, representing Mayor Lee O. Wolfe, and the Titonka Topic; William Boyken, banker and secretary of the Indian day celebration this year; Dr.' W. T. Peters, Burt, with his granddaughter, Geraldine French, daughter of Mr, nnd Mrs. G. R. French, Philadelphia; C. A. Hooh, superintendent of the Titonka schools; E. J, Hylbak, R. & T. county manager in Winnebago county, Mrs. Mayme Peterson, postmistress of Titonka; Alice Payne, Algona,' /county correspondent for the'Register. Earl Stott or Sever Pannkuk, tenant and owner respectively of the grounds used for landing were also scheduled for rides, but could not be found when the time came. Doctor Peters claims the distinction of having been the first doctor In Kossuth to use an auto for professional jvisits,.'and he still owns the car, Orient of 1903 model. . ' • Titonka certainly proved .claims to a trophy for holding one of the best and largest small town celebrations in Iowa. FOUR SWEA CITYANS MEET ALGONIAN^AT TENNIS HERE Four Swea City tennis enthusiasts, Wendell Eckholm, Allen Poole, Gale Kesler, and Kenneth Seylor, played at the local Country club courts Saturday afternoon against Algonlans. Honors were about even in sets. Algonians who played were Dr. P. V. Janse, County Treasurer Kruse, Dr. John Keneflck, Eugene Murtagh, D. E.'Dewel, and Dr. W. D, Andrews. Mr. Kruse played against former teammates, for he is a' Swea Cltyan; and for many years was leader in the game at Swea City.- A group from Lu Verne is to meet the locals here this, afternoon. 'Lightning Plays Trick. .Wesley, Aug. 16;—'In an' electrical storm last week Wednesday lightning struck a tree near Mrs. Bertha Looft's home and store. The charge was carried across the street on C. S. Guy's cafe aerial wire and burned out his radio. All fuses at the Dawson-Chapin home were burned out in the same storm,, including those in the radio. Hartman, was a prize-winner at the Kossuth county fair baby health contest; a year ago. Two other entrants are of Interest here: Barbara Vivian, 21-months daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. F. Barker, formerly Algona, now Des Moines, and Phyllis Jane, 32-months daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Koestler, Clinton, whose paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. William Koestler, are west of Burt farmers. Leonard Koestler, father of the last-named baby, teaches at Clinton, and the' mother Is the former Esther Bollbaugh, of Eddyvllle, who won national recognition 'as leader of a 4-H girls' canning demonstration team' which won a three months trip to Europe a few years ago. 'She took the trip too. Her sister Kathryn, member of the team, later became a teacher and taught at Burt. The Leonard Koestlers have spent much of their this summer's vacation at Burt. 'Dick' Helps Tell Curtis Senator Dickinson left Tuesday for Des Moines and thence left Cor Topeka, Kans., where he served yesterday as chairman of the official committee to notlfv Vice. President Curtis of his r<>~ nomination. The notification committee consisted of one member from each state, but it was not expected that a full delegation would attend. Mr. Dickinson was speaker at a Farm Bureau meeting Friday night at the J. H. Holcomb . farm; northwest, of .Lakota. A great' crowd turned out, and It, Is reported that the meeting was a most successful one. He had just returned from Chicago, where he looked after affairs at the western G. O. P. headquarters, of which he Is director, and gave another ' radio address. HIGHWAY VICTORS IN EXTRA INNING KITTENBALL GAME One of the most exciting kitten- ball games of the season .was played Monday evening by the Highway and Elks teams, it was scoreless in the usual seven Innings, but in an extra inning the Highway. got two | runs. . .,' '';.... ' Harry Llndblobm was ':the first-to bat for thfe Highway In the eighth, anil he got a single but was put out at second when Oxendale hit.to the outfield. This left Oxendale on first. Roy Lee then got a single, but Ox- endale.was put out at home when Wiliard Gregson got a hit. Frank Smith also singled, leaving two .men on bases, but a single toy George Lee brought in the scores. The Highway- defeated the Boren team Friday, 5-2, which tied Boren's in the league series with the Elks. Last week Wednesday the Gamble team defeated the Postoffice, 10-7. The league standing dating from •Monday evening follows: Won Lost Pet. Elk '——12 5 ,705 Highway 12 ' 5 .705 Boren — i. 9. 6 ,667 Postoffice , 7 8 •' ,467 Bakery — — 7 11 . .267 Gamble . 3 12 .250 .Last night the Boren team played Gamble's, tomorrow the Bakery will play the Postoffice, next Monday the Elks will play Boren's, and next Wednesday the Highway will play the Postoffice. •• ... » . Father Asks Divorce, Slgvert W. Nelson, Fenton. " has brought suit for divorce from Edna Larson, alleging cruel and inhuman treatment. They were married In Illinois in 1911 and have four children: Frances, 20; Harold, 18; LeRoy, 14; Dale, 10. Mr. Nelson asks custody of the two younger children. -Algonian Vwits Foreign Jails The pa,Pe rs recently carried news that B^oto, third. sou gf Mr. and Mrs ; /T_ A, Trauger, former Algonians, now of 'Ames, had departed for Europe as a stowaway on the ^Yi^ than out of New York City. Hia father was at the old home at <Liv ermcre a week ago and told Editor W p. Miller, of the Gazete, that the boy 'was .back in this country and eifpeo^d home-, soon, The Qa- in thlrd-cjass , but becauw he had »o to w»rt perwWeft to toad, * to N*V Twk- c the fttw^w'S W •** But he was permitted to see very little of the beauties of the countries, the only landscape he viewed being what he could glimpse from the jail windows. "They seem, also, to have passed him around impartially, so that he viewed the scenery from the jails of France, Germany, and England. He should, therefore, be competent authority on the relative merits of jails in, tie fiW country, and is now in line" for an article te, the 'Satur4ay Evening Post w'. t}# subject, of "What I Knwg *4$pj}t Jails. An JJlW *&t -»W*t 'to ftrjg don't get him first. s fc,, he, says, be 1 made friends enough, aw?nf * BANCROFT AND FENTON STORES BURGLARIZED Fenton Postoffice Safe is Looted of Cash, Stamps. The postoffice and four business places at Penton were entered by burglars late 'Friday night or early 'Saturday morning, and the burglars took away nearly $150 In cash and a quantity of merchandise. Entrance was gained by breaking windows or doors. At the postoffice the combination dial on the safe was knocked off, which let the combination be worked. The burglars were rewarded with some $40 In change and a quantity of stampg. They must have been inexperienced, however, for federal laws on burglary of postof- fices is severe and federal officers are relentless in tracing down perpetrators of such crime. $100 Taken from Garage Safe. The' safe at the Henry Huskamp garage was opened in the same manner, and approximately $100 in change and currency was obtained. At the Newel hardware store the burglars stole a 12-gauge Remington pump shotgun, a .410 single- shot Stevens shotgun, two alarm clocks, 12 cheap watches, and some silverware. An attempt to open the safe failed. At the 'Farmers Elevator office an ; attempt to open the safe also failed and nothing was secured by the burglars. The Weisbrod garage was entered,, the gas pump lock broken, and gasoline stolen. No clues were available, but Sheriff Hovey ie being assisted by a .postoff.ice inspector who has reported the burglary to the postoffice department. Three Entered at Bancroft. The Droessler meat market and the Hlltz cafe, Bancroft, were burglarized Saturday night. The burglars got small change from the cash register at the cafe, the exact amount not known. There was some phange in the register at the meat market, but It was untouched, and it is believed the burglar or burglars were frightened away. A bulk station operated by the Standard Oil Co. was broken Into the same night, but nothing was taken. It is reported that a slot' machine was stolen at one of the places and was broken up for money. The rumor -cannot be confirmed because operation of such machines Is not legal and no one will give the facts. It is believed that the .burglaries were the work of "home talent." SWEA CITY BABE, RESCUED FROM WATER TANK, DIES Swe r a City, Aug. 16 — Saturday noon Donald, 16-months-old son of 'the J. C. Johnsons, who live north of town, died aftsr exposure from a near drowning. At the noon hour the little boy was missed. Search was made and he was found In a tank In the yard. There was only a foot of water in the tank. The child was yet alive and lived about one- half hour, and every effort was made to save the boy's life, Funeral services were held in the Immanuel Lutheran church .by the Rev. Richard Johnson, of the East Chain churoh, and burla] was made in the Harrison cemetery,. Besides the father and mother, he Is survived by five brothers and three sisters. FORMER ALGONA GIRL IN SISTERHOOD AT LACROSSE Mr. and Mrs. Philip Schemel, ac* companied by their son, the Rev. M. A. Schemel, of'Alton, and the Rev. (Father Schumacher, Algona, returned last Thursday fro?n JLa '(Croese, Wte ,' where they, attended. tj»e "re-* ception of the elder Schetaels' daughter Margaret Into the order of St. Francis of the Perpetual Adoration. Her new name is Sister Mary Pauline. There were 43 in the reception cjass, the largest ever received at La, Crosse. A_ bishop and many priests atteride4. . , Bazaar at Wesley, Aug. 16—The annual bazaar for St. Joseph parish will be given next week Tuesday and Wednesday, There will be the \isual booths for games on the school grounds, and each, evening a chicken supper will be served,' in the basement "'Prizes will fee; given -away the last night. ' . "., ^',. _ i ,\ t , 'i A* Branson Opens Branch. Allen A. Brunson, who has been practicing law at Mason City during the last two or three years has opened a branch office 'at Nora Springs^ where ne spends Wednesday? and Saturdays, Jfe.Wveg w}ta mother. W^wlRS&wg&fffi&sVw&'f&jSj* v IUJITMfl^tt?48WPte&T£ ,;^»;J| .j, 'si^ykiSfiyw'^'fe^vklS^-'lIl^-L^^a WORK OF 4-H US DESCRIBED AT ROTARY Margaret Laabs, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. J. iLaabs, Union farmers, spoke before the Rotary rtuto Monday at the Country club clubhouse. •Miss Laabs, who is a 4-H girl, has been chosen representative from Kossuth at the state fair for her work in decorating a storage room for use as a bedroom. The furnishings will be taken to Des Moines for exhibition. Miss Laabs told how she had cle.c- orated the room and planned the work. She also gave-members of the club an idea of the work done by 4-H clubs, saying there are now 19 clubs in Kossuth with a membership of 329 girls aged 12 to 21. There are also clutos for tooys of 10 to 20. The four "H's" on the four-leaf clover, the official emblem, stand for health, heart, head, and. hand. The club colors are green and white. Miss Laabs represented .the 4-H clubs of Kossuth as county queen at a state convention at Ames this year and was healthiest girl from Kossuth in 1927. METHODISTS GOME HERE NEXT WEEK TO DISTRICT MEET The .annual District Methodist conference will be held Thursday, August 25,' at the Ambrose A. Call state park, beginning at 9:30 a. m. and adjourning at 4 p. m. Considerable business relative 'to the closing of the conference year will be considered. : The 41 pastors of the district are expected,' with their families and the district officers from ,each charge. Young men entering the ministry will t>e. licensed, and district committees will prepare reports and programs., .Representatives from college, hospital, and other institutions will (be present to outline plans. .Besides the business features, this .Is always an enjoyable social occasion. A picnic dinner, with time for play and sociability, are important features.'With Inevitable changes that come • among the ministers at conference time, this offers an event of special Interest. The program follows: 9:30—Committee meetings. 10:00—Devotions, H. E. Whyte.' 10:15—Cheer-up roll call.' 10:45—Conference Institutions— .President O'Brian. Superintendent Notson. Wesley Foundation. 'll:30-JCommlttee meetings. 12 'M.—iPlcnlc dinner. 1:15—^Devotions, J. R. Tumbleson. 1:30—JCommittee reports. 2:1 ; 5—(Resolutions. 3:00—(Licensing preachers. 3:30—Other business. 4:00—Adjournment. VINTON YOUTH CONFESSES WHITTEMORE BURGLARIES In the Benton county district court one day last week Ralph A. Hansen, youth near Vlnton, confessed to having entered three Whlt- temore stores July 30 and stolen money. He was sentenced .to serve ten years in the reformatory at Anamosa, following a plea of guilty In Vlnton for a burglai-y committed at the same time as the Whlttemore burglaries. At the H. R, Zumach butcher shop. Whittemore, the youth obtained $20 in . cash, the only loot of importance he stole at Whittemore. Damages Claimed. Frank Lang brought suit in district court last week' claiming $275 damages -from Peter, Kollasoh, '. tooth north of Whittemore, as -the result of an auto collision near the Kollasch farm on the Fourth., Mr. Lang claims $250 damages to his car, plus $25 for lack of It while It was being repaired,- . , ' Lejlyard Man Held, ' Ben Semonson, Ledyard, was b.ound over to the grand jury on a misdemeanor charge by Ledyard's just-Ice of the peace, W. Marquis, Tuesday. 24 Told To FixTaillight Twenty-|our cars were stopped here last Thursday evening - by five state agents, and the ownerf vere given tickets warning them 0 get lights fixed, Tljelopal pp T Mea. .cooperated. M<? ( st of the tenets.were given, for lack of •*ai}«gh,t, ,bu£ $ number--were for only one front light. Rain, which began to fall as •he abnd concert ended, saved nany more agtoists from tickets, the band concert ended, ea.ved patinued Friday evening OWNER BREAKS LEG; HOVEY IN LEVY ON SHOW Owner's Wife Hires Lawyers to Resist Attachment. A snake show which exhibited at Titonka Monday has had a run of hard luck this week. To begin with, the 1 manager and owner, Theodore Vining, suffered a broken leg Monday evening when he fell out of his ticket box. He was taken to Dr. Pierre iSartor, Titonka, where the bone was set and was then brought to the Kossuth hospital. Secondly, County Attorney G. D. Shumway attached the show to offset doctor and hospital bills estimated at $276. Mrs. Vining, traveling with the show, said ehe had only $4 after paying all' bills, and she had two children.with her. 'E. L. Knight, also with the show, who gave his address as Fort Dodge, entered the hospital Tuesday for medical treatment. A third man with the show had only 35 cents left, and he owned the snakes, which he brought to Algona with him. He was unable to get lodging and so slept in a swing on the porch of the hospital, with his two snakes in a box beside him. Yesterday notice to release the property was filed In the district court clerk's, office by Mrs. Vining, who wants to continue with the show for fear it would lose a contract with a carnival company. The attachment held up a 1929 Ford sedan, a four-wheel trailer, two tents, a trunk and contents,' ; a bed, a,gas stove,..five chairs, table, cooking utensils, and. dishes. The notice for release claimed the-goods were being used to make a living and could not toe attached. •Mrs. Vinlng's reply to the suit filed against them stated that the family home is at Waterloo, and she asked change of venue to Blackhawk county. Van Ness & Stillman were retained toy Mrs. Vining! MERCURY KEPT'LOW BY FOUR DAYS OF RAINFALL Rain totaling one and seven- tenths inches fell in Algona last week, increasing the total for August so far to 1.87 inches. The heaviest rain fell last Thursday, when .70 inches was recorded. Last week Wednesday .48 inches fell, and the day before .25 inches. The mercury failed to rise above 69 Friday, and cloudy skies over the week-end kept temperatures down. Monday, however, was clear, and Tuesday the mercury .climbed to 92, sultry weather following the rains, making It feel much higher. Temperatures for the last week follow: August 9 . _S6 62 August 16 (.48 in. r'fall)--80 62 August 11 (.70 in. r'fall)__76 62 August 12 (.23 In. r'fall)._69 60 August 13 (.04 in. r'fall)__73 58 August 14 . . 78 63 August 15 , 86 71 August 16 (.25 in.'r'fall)__92 70 PETIT JURY LIST CUT TO 32 AS ECONOMY MEASURE As an economy measure the petit jury list for the September term of court has been cut to 32 instead 'of 40 by Judge Davidson in a court order received by Clerk Orton. The list is to be drawn next Monday. This is the second reduction in the number to be called. A year : ago the list was, cut from 50 to 40, Jurors receive $3 a day plus mileage, The eight fewer jurors will make a saving of at least.$24 a .term plus mileage., 'From-the North End the mileage is heavy, 16 SKELETONS RHIND IN GRAVEL PirAT HUMBOLDT Skeletons of 16 persons believed to have been Indians were unearthed by a gravel crew engaged in excavating a pit two miles south 'of Humboldt Saturday. The gravel is being used on Humboldt county roads, and the pit is near the Des Moines river. The skeletons were well preserved. The site and data will probably be investigated by the state historical society, ~—; » i ....— Boy KUJe4 MJT Car, Ledyard, Aug. 16 — Mrs. Blanche Jenks received news Sunday of the death of her grandchild, the only son of the 5Jarl Jenks at Blue Earth. The lad ran across the street to play and was hit by a car and instantly " Leaguers Winners. Burt, Aug. 16—The Jv»}or ^ baH team played T,itonka here day and won, 6-0, Saturday they played Algonji there, a nd again, won, J8-4. On §WX|ay they Played at Buffalo Center, Vjrinhjg %gaia f J^O. W? Law Firm Says It Was Libel In a communication last week by B. <F. McFarland submitted for publication to ithe Advance and other papers Senator Patterson was -accused of confessing "peculations." This word means "embezzlement" • and constitutes libel. The Advance and other papers declined to print it without change. The Advance wrote a courteous letter to Mr. McFarland advising him of the libel and offer- Ing to print the communication if the llbelous •Vord was changed to something not libelous. Mr. McFarland was away and no reply was received in time for publication. To confirm the Advance's opinion the question was submitted .to Van Ness & Stillman, Algona practicing lawyers, for professional briefing and opinion. The reply, .which anyone may see on application, consists of three sheets of closely typed typewriting and ; is too long.to print, besides being mostly too technical for the comprehension of laymen. The following sentence is enough to show that it confirms the Advance's opinion: . "Publication of the phrase. 'I had no Idea that I could goad him Patterson into confessing his peculations,' which is the equivalent of saying 'confessing his embezzlements,' is llbelous per se." The Latin term "per se" means "in itself" and in law describes a variety of libel In which the coUrt must Instruct the jury to return a verdict for the. llbeiee ' without proof of actual damages and merely on proof of publication, of the libel when the libelor cannot sustain It with due proof. NEW PAVED ROAD FROM WESLEY TO HUTCHINSPLANNED Six special state condemnation commissioners appointed by the chief justice of the state supreme court came to Algona Tuesday morning and went from here to Lakota to appraise for condemnation land, an oil station, and fixtures Inside a "Y" at the junction of paved highway No. 9 and the new paved road north out of Lakota owned toy one R. Hanna; The highway commission maintains that the oil etatlon obstructs the view of motorists and Is attempting to compel removal, Mr. Hanna is resisting. The commissioners were also to appraise for condemnation property at Wesley preparatory to a new paved road from that town to Hutchins which will avoid crossing the Milwaukee railroad twice, The property to be condemned lies at the east end of the main street, where the present paving turns north. , The future paved road will run straight through to Hutching. The property is owned by Warren Brewster, and Robert Welter is guardian. Members of the commission are: W. E. G. Saunders, Emmetsburg; George .Lawhorn, Garner; C, H. Blossom, Burt; A. N. Grimm, Clear Lake; D. G. La Grange, Storm Lake; and L. P. Stlllman, Dolllver. The latter Is the father of G, W, Stillman, local attorney. ' • .-•, » . v —— •-, Dental Branch Opened. Dr. A. D. Adams, Algona, according to announcement in the News- World, has opened a dental branch office at the Tleno Cafe, Wesley. He made his first professional visit to Wesley yesterday, and plans to be there between 8:30 a. m. and 9 p. m. every Wednesday from now on. The Reno Cafe is in the'Wesley hotel building. Speraw Returning. Livermore, Aug. 16—Jesse Speraw, after several years here, plans to return to Algona and open a shoe repair shop. His family will not till spring. Experts Toss Horse's Shoes Guy L. Zimmerman, Sao City, and C. E. Johnson) r Kellerton, will erive 4 a • "horseshae-pjtchinf' exhibition on the court east oi the Advance $hop Saturday afternoon, at 2: ?0. Mr, Zimmerman hojds th'e Iowa, Illiripis, w«i South Dakota championships and has a record of ?•? consecutive double ringers and 1,929 ringers ovst ot 1,200 throw* Jfe/Vses a' one ana a quarter sr}«. il^r. Johnson held both the Iowa an.d ' ALGONIANSEES UPWARD TREND IN BUSINESS Retailers at Market Find Optimistic ; Buying. , Business conditions as reflected lit he wholesale markets at .Chicago* ast week showed a startling upturrt hich amazed dealers and manufac— urers, P. J. Chrlstensen, who re- urned from Chicago Sunday, said. The last two weeks of business te he Chicago wholesale markets warn he largest In any period of tit* same length since the boom days oC 929. Buying merchants actualljr ad difficulty to get waited upon. ,ast week was the big week, known-, n the dry goods trade as "market •eek." Buying Best Since 1929. The two largest wholesalers, Car>on-Pirle-Scott .and Marshall Field, eported waves of buying by dealers •hich exceeded hopes. The market ;as so active that In many line* upplies for Immediate delivery wer» old out and retailers will have to- .-ait till the factories can turn out iore goods. •Stocks over the country are re~ brted lower than at any time be- ore since 1929. Retailers have been. eplaclng only staples, consequently lie markets since 1929 have been: lugglsh and pessimistic. This condition Is now markedly- hanged; and the market is optimis- ic, with sales rapid and In substan- lal amounts, Indicating that the* xilicy of hand-to-mouth buying onv he part'of the retailer has in a de- ree been dropped. This In turn Indicates that consumer demand is ta- reasing. Cotton'Up $5 Per Bale. -~ During the week cotton, on th» jasls of an U. S. department of ag- iculture> report, .jumped upward *£• i bale, and wool and sllka reacted. 'avoably to the rise, silks'rising tea, o* 20 per cent. Market leaders be- leve the price; increase will hold. Theaters were packed In the loop; nly one loop theater was closed. U a Rtngllng circus in Grant parlc he crowds exceeded seating capa- It'y during an 11-day stay, and MTV, Jhristensen and. his brother, L,. M. Chrlstensen, Estherville, had diffi- ulty in obtaining good seats. Contrary to the expectations o« lie 'Messrs. Christensen, they found he feeling of pessimism heretofore, revalllng gone and optimism pre- allihg. .' -. MRS, ELLA HARTSHORN IS UNION JERVICE SPEAKER Mrs. Ella Hartshofh was speaker* at union services Sunday evening at he Baptist church. The Rev. Mr. Hulse had been scheduled to speak* iut Mrs, Hartshorn, who is-an, ordained Methodist deaconess, con- ented.to tell of some of her experi- nces instead. She is the widow'of he late S. P. Hartshorn, and was a. aughter of the late Mr. and 'Mrs.7|C; W. Parker, prominent settlers south. if Algona In Cresco township. Th* Barkers' later moved to Algona and. iwned a home where the Wm. C. Steele'home is now located. Mrs. Hartshorn, who Is superintendent of a deaconess home at Grand "Rapids. Mich., is spending a vacation her* and at Spencer. .She left for Spen- :er Sunday night. ; CONCRETE POURED FRIDAY FOR ENGINE'S FOUNDATION Temporary employment for AS men was made available Friday, vhen Cowan &. Son started pouring" • oncrete for the foundation of th« i)ew 1,000-horse Diesel engine at the* ocal light and power plant, Thejr began work at 6 a. m. and continued ill 5 p. m., when the large hole, w»» • illed. The work continued through. 1 & shower. The concrete was left;to> J iry over Saturday and Sunday, and he forms were removed Monday, Work on moving the parts of ngine will begin this week or •>$ Attends Kenefick Funeral, George Bonner. Eagjte, Grove, imong outsiders who came for uneral of Doctor Kenefick. - Aa 4JJ & N. W. division 'superintendent Bonner was Jn, clo.se tp»ob doctor, who had for many een, and at death still was, western surgeon here, $tr. te now retired because, of health. ' Brjtt, Aug.. Iftn-Mrs, J. kofler, wife of ,.«pdru.ggig 0 own? a drugstore ' •wh.ere the family 1 elected, sta|§ ,9J|iapJa.l9 12th annuaj cpjjyenttan,*

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