Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on August 25, 1932 · Page 1
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moderate *_**_*V twl first of VoltJtne31 , ALGONA, IOWA, AUGUST 25, 1932 8 Pages US JOIN IN STATEMENT ON MTARLAND iticise Candidate's failure to Debate Patterton. I Burt Augi 23—Six Kpssuth farm- i and a veterinarian united yes- tav in a statement' endorsing a tor Geo. W< Patterson for re- ction and condemning, campaign hris employed by B. F. MoFar- 1(1 Weal Bend, democratic candl- ' The statement follows: taxpayers and citizens inter- j in the formation and member- of our state' legislature, we it pertinent to carefully ex- T. W Sherman Hurt in Auto Accident COUNTY POOR RELIEF COSTS $36,676 HERE Co. Home Inmates Cost Kossuth $4.28 Week. ? Following are the name* of the listen men who slf ne* the state••tut: I My,.S-, MeWhorter, Hurt, [termer and chairman republican Iwnnty central committee. Lfl,,W. Brown, ,AlffOB«. farmer. Peter Holt, Ottoien. farmer. J T. Walte, Fenton, veterinarian.' I B. H. Walker, Swea Cltyan, Ilimer »nd Holsteln breeder. I Edw. Drowsier, Bancroft, Ihrmer, president Bancroft school I board. 1 F. I" Jlyerson, Burt, farmer, I put president county Farm Bu' line the qualifications of the two ates for state;; senator from .j district, which 'has been the ibject first appearing :pn the poll- jal horizon.: '. '/••' .:'- •'.' [.(tenator George W. ; Patterson, of incumbent," the. republican trainee, Is .pppps-ed;.by B,; F. ;Mc- lirland,' democratic "hoiriinee, of (Test Bend, who: : has ''opened the mpalen early/ He immediately Bkened his. position-by resorting J false and UbeiouB charges, and hr re(using. ; tp,.n^i.j,h^;opp.pne.nt, In. Jpen : debate. '".•'.'.'T., ''.-,•'"'•''- : : l.hat he 'hasimapje.lnbelous charg-' IJ.iylll be. apparent to anyone tak- j the trouble vio 'read "the ; legal In'lon given by the law -firm of in"-Ness & Stlllmah'regarding a Mific instance whlcK-'has been igled out by friends- of- Senator -tterson. Mr/ McFarlahd and the irs which published the llbelous alter have escaped legal action because Patterson -says .. "he i neither the disposition' nor the ley to prosecute," [Mr; McFarland makes 'the false irge that Senator Patterson Is too ndly with the power trusts. ben this charge r was' called to the intlon of Frank'Pierce, .secretary I treasurer, of the Ipwa League of JluiiicifialltiesV he made' In plain' in I public letter that In,' all ijohtests ' it'cities and towns have had with w;'so-called "power trust-," Sen- ior'Patterson has been one, of t.he <st' dependable and ' efficient of the municipalities' in the We legislature.'• '* . fin 1929, when a moat vicious bill i about to pass—one ; that would very d'e8tructlve>tb'n!iunir 1, Plants—Patterson did more. to Went the passage ; : of this bad •saure than any man in the as">Wy.. In this one battle he has a^debt of .gratitude from |Ple in Algona, Estherviile,. Spirit and such • towns, Ithat, they i never repay,.,,;.,..-...,-,-« • •• .• : Hooking up the.'fac^s In any of public .questions,; it becomes nt that Mr.>;MeFarIahd has ; d whatever fpr : - r the truth- i one false statement is .exposed inediately dishes up, a Jot more, aea of carrying on a' political "~n seems tp be to flood the with false -and- libeipus «r.es against his - opponent. A "y man who riiakes loose charg- -na lnsinuatlpns,-aljovvt ; an op""H, and then refuses to meet F» opponent in. open-debate, evlnc- at r eak and ln ^ectoive attitude MIU Ilot at a11 reassuring In a tMidate for "an' important office wav , te senator - McFarJand b^cks ' from any pupllpi: appearance 1 «uterson (nrdebjate, and hides »ent Va?ue ^ nd IPngTwinded state- J«s which have every'appearance L beln e written by someone else. feel that this kind p,£ a ca !V nd these actions' indicate • Mr. MoFariand, th.e democratic 8 not the MggWWCIPMI IN , BUNDER ACTION FOR $5000 filed , f ^say c>^' u ^° re Ch »«w with slander her " *er.,Fort podge I + . attwn «y. The petition al WIDOW BRUTALLY BE ATE Sunday's Des gave a table by Moinea».', Register counties •,'; showing the cost of caring for theyjjoor of Iowa out of county funds 1 iri''' :: i9,l, The figures for Kossuth, follow: Dverseer (welfare worker)-? 1785.00 Provisions •___ 6067.77 lothing .... v 64.17 Fuel ; ' : . 19J9'.79 Medical Aid . .; 541G.62 Nurses and Hospital .. 2574.63 Quarantine , 6.00 Burial ... j.0,32.46 Rent — :J_..__; A ''-33'1.60 Transportation-. __!_ 773.09 Widow's pensions .... 2914.76 sh allowances :.__:. V2836.55 Blind -pensions : ..._£!'• ,300.00 Miscellaneous _.; 1870.84 Total _$29,782.30 In addition the county .home cost $6894.02, and the cost per inmate was $4.28 a week. This made a grand total of $36,676.32. In neighboring counties the .totals,'excluding county homes, were: Wlnnebago, area 12 town-? :t > V ships • ..-$2p;514,97 Hancock, area 16 townships 16,014.ft) Humb'oldt, area 12 town-V^V 1 !"^'^ ships ^.../24io90.Ji; Palo Alto, area 16 town- -'••' ships — -—- 25,712.28 Emmet," area 12 townshlpS4l7,19M2, Ranking the five counties'accord-- ing to average township costs Hancock • -w--i.- Emmet -_. .jv-.-^v; Palo Alto —i—-------"-i-i-'H Winnebago '--: 1,799.58 Humboldt 1- 2,049.17 The table reveals a rather startling difference in the .figures for widows' -pensions: Winnebago __„!—_L$" 7,570.50 Hancock 6,808.14 Humboldt ' —- 6.600.&1 Emmet -— - 3,946.30 Kossuth — L - 2,914.76; Palo Alto --Nothing Perhaps widows' pensions are not rated as poor relief in (Palo Alto. The cost per week for inmates of courtly homes compares as follows: Emniet $ 12.24 Humboldt --- - 5 - ftl Kossuth» —' 4 - 28 Hancock 2 - 26 Winnebago . 2 - 25 • These differences and like differences as regards other items are so great as to suggest .different methods of allocation and bookkeeping. In Polk county, which includes Des Moines, the total cost of .poor relief In 1931 outside the county home was $234,741.89. and the county-home cost was $76,703,14, or $5.31 per week- per Inmate. The total for the state, including county home costs, was $4,575,398.23. The population of Kossuth being about 25,000, the average cost per inhabitant for poor relief, including the county home, was about $.1.44, or about $7.20 for the average family of five; but since many people pay little or nothing in taxes the average real cost to taxpayers was perhaps two or three times that fig-, ure and in the cases of heavy taxpayers may have »been as high as $100 or more. . BEET WEEDER DISAPPEARS ON VISIT TO MASON CITY Lakota. Aug. 23—August 3 Albert Weringa, and the John Makises went to Mason City to get their beet checks cashed and do some shopping They arrived after banking hours so cashed their checks in-a cigar store. When, the Makis family were ready to .come home they could not find Mr. Weringa and he has not been seen nor heard from, since. Some apprehension is felt as to his safety. A picture and description wee sent to the 'Mason City paper, but with no results, to Mr. Weringa has lived here date. many years and has a.. family, • . wife and FORMER ALOONA TEACHia pDc _ TO OBTAIiroOCyOR'SIEQRIE Wesley Aug7.3-Mrs.-f: W.'Bur- Lola Urbau,, and her York City, were expected »- « complete the work taining her doctor's degree. was recently Burt Boy of the Seventies Seeks News of Old Teachei* A. Hutchison received a letter a week ago from Dr. 1 John J. Mertens, Gettysburg, 8. D.,'asking information concerning Lizzie Hutchinson or Hutching, former resident north of Algona. The letter, in part, follows : "She taught school In 1875 at .what is now Burt, or in that neighborhood. I think she lived near the Black Cat, at least it was some creek, near where the Riebhoffs lived. I should like to know whether she is still alive, and if not, if any of her family live at or about Algona. I believe she married a man named Rlebhoff. "My father lived on the present townsite of Burt, but left the county in 1876—grasshoppers! — and moved to southern Minnesota. He was discouraged, for he had barely completed improving a tract of wild prairie land. There were four small children, of whom I, then six, was eldest. "I have corresponded more or less In recent year.s with Mrs.,J. W. Sullivan, W. E. Laird, Dr. W. T. Peters, Burt, and Dr. M. J. Keneflck. I Intend to revisit Algona and Burt soon, for t have, not seen either since 1876. "I learned your son's address in a newspaper.. and wrote him [Donald C. Hutchison, Cedar Rapids]. He advised me to write to you. I am well acquainted with a Mr. Bailey, an abstractor here, also with George Barr, Redfield, S. D., both former Kossuth men. "I sincerely regret .that that grand old man, Doctor Keneflck, has passed on. I often met him and enjoyed his company In Chicago at meetings of the C. & N. W. railway surgeons. "I remember plainly how things looked in Koasuth in 1876, and sometime this fall, about the time of the next surgeons' meeting, I intend to come back and look around. "I remember Mr. and Mrs. Cor- dlngley, and also a man whom I worshipped, a Mr. Chrischllles, a learned and well-informed man. He always gave us 'kids' candy when we came to Algona and stopped at his store. , We 'kids' therefore Insisted that the family trade wholly, repeatedly, and constantly at the Chrischilles store. Once when we were at the store Mr. Chrischilles was absent, and it almost broke our hearts." Since this letter was received it has been learned that Miss Hutchinson, who was a schoolmate of Aunt ' "Jen" Wadeworth, married Matt Riebhoff-,; and'that they now live at Portland. Ore. John >Rleb- hoff, who lives.near Riverview cemetery, and Frank, north of town, are Matt's brothers; and the late Mrs. John Wlnkel, Bancroft, was a sister, as Is. also Mrs. J. B. Winkel, former Algonian who now lives with .her daughter, Mrs. R. H. Miller in California. There were mangers in the Riebhoff family. oth- GAME ALGONIAN PITCHED 41 YEARS AGO IS RECALLED The Sporting News, weekly sports newspaper, in reporting the opening >pf ; the~new, .Cleveland,:.baU.. par,k»:j:e-; called;.the opening .of ; . the former 1 park"In-1891 'in. which James--Puryea, Algonian, pitched- for the Cincinnati Reds against "Cy" Young, who hurled for the Cleveland Spiders/ .'Duryea '-Ibst'-'- the . game" : to Young, who was acknowledged at that time as one of the .greatest ball picthers. Duryea, however, on other bccaslohs"" outpltched and won from Young. • <!•••••'•••...• That game was .played May 1, 1891, before a crowd of 9,500, one of the largest In sporting annals .at that time. Mr. Duryea, who is now employed at the Hub billiard parlor, was one of the old-time headline pitchers. He gained and held the nickname of "Cyclone" Jim Duryea when pttching for St. Paul. He was associated with such old-timers as "Pop" Anson, one of the "grand old men" of baseball,'and Ban Johnson, who died only a year ago. Mr. Duryea and Anson were great friends and after the baseball season was over they often spent -many weeks deer hunting and fishing in northern Minnesota. When Cox was democratic candidate for president 'in 1920 against Harding Mr. Duryea 'wrote .him recalling .the'' old days when Cox was baseball writer for a Cincinnati newspaper and "Cyclone" was pitching. .There was much friendship between the.two at the time. ( Mr. Cox replied to s Mr. Duryea's letter, recalling him,' and wished Mr. Duryea success in his democratic race lor sheriff. •Mr. Duryea went to Cincinnati from St. Paul, and later went to Washington. He will be 72 years old In September, but appears to be ten years younger. Mr. Duryea was much interested in a story about "Bllly u: Sunday' on the editorial page..of Saturday's Des Moines Register. It told of the early life and baseball career of the famous evangelist. Mr. Duryea often pitched to Sunday when the latter was with the Chicago Cubs. Ten or. 12 years.ago, when Mr. Sunday was holding revivals .at Mason City, Mr. Duryea attended one night, and at dinner the pair talked over old times. • TWO GOOD HOPE MEN HURT IN FALLS FROM WAGONS Good Hope. Aug. 23—There were two accidents in which Good Hope men figured Friday. ' En route with a load of hay to the farm of his son Lawrence, C. L. Dittmer wa? thrown to the ground when a back wheel collapsed. He landed on head and shoulders, with no more serious results than bruises and a bad shaking up. George Booesder was thrown from a wagon when a team he was driving started up unexpectedly, >and he also alighted pn hie took. Both were laid up for a. day. Car Proken Jntot A freight car in the M. & St. TJ. yards was broken into early Saturday morning, and four suit? consigned to Zender & Caldwell were taken. Two -Vlgona ypujhs are be-, ing questioned, .concerning tb,eir wheresJbputs that tp yegtejjday «" had been, maAe. ^ > Algona Markets By Wilbur J. and Alice Payne. At close of business Aug. 23, 1932. HOGS •':..'.'• Best sorted lights, 180-230 ibs.-$3.90 Best med.' wt: -'butch; 230-260.$3.70 'BeirprlSSe' Wy". butch.-,' ^SO-'SOfpFSrSO' Best hvy. butch.,'' 3 : 00-350 'ib6.-'$3.ob: Packing spwS, .300 to 350 'ibs.—$2.90 Best, sows, 450-600 lbs._?2.50 to ,|2.60 V-.j-"" J;" .'-"•." CATTLE3 : :--" -. Canners •. —. —..-..L-SOc to ?1.00 Bulls- '_'_..-'i,_:——$1.50 to $2:00 Cutters i._—... $1.00 to $1.50 Fat cows —— -—$2.00 to $2.75 Veal .calves ...... .$4.00 to $4.75 Fat steers :.-$4.00 to -$6.5& Yearlings :—— $3.00 to $4.50 1 PQUL.TRT Hens, heavy ...^ ..— .12 Hens, Leghorn and under 4 Ibs. .08 Cocks —_- ,—,: -—— .04 Leghorn springs, —: —— '- — .10 Springs over 4 Ibs. .14 Springs under 4 Ibs. ______—„ .12 PRODUCE Eggs, graded No. l.,--_-—. ' .17 Eggs, graded No. 2 „_— .09 Cash cream : -. .15, GRAIN No. 2' yellow corn 20% No. 3 yellow corn 18% No. 3 .white oats — _ .10 Feed barley _— .18 HIDES Calf and cow, Ib. ____ __%c Horse .75 Colt hides, each ; , ,.50 TWO NEW SISTERS TO .TEACH ACADEMY PUPILS St. Cecelia's academy will reopen September 5, a,n& registration day ,wlll. be next Monday. Ten Presentation Steters from Mount .Laretto, Dubuque. arrived last week Wednes^ day to make preparations. • The faculty will be, nearly the same as last year's, with' the addition of two new Sisters; Sister Mary Aquln, who will' ;teaob (n the high school, and Sister Mary Isadora, primary, replacing -Catherine An- tolne, Ayrshire. Eleanor McCoy, Clare, will again teach the fourth 1 grade and public speaking. The academy will have a junior high school this year,. The music department will • offer the same course as in!previous years. NEW BRIDGE ON 169 TO BE PAVED THIS WEEK-END Concrete will probably toe poured this week-end pr. early next week for paying across a new bridge south of the fairgrounds a h?Uf mile on highway No, 169. 'Forms were being built last week* All steelwork on the bridge vvas finished some time ago except at the approach on the south- This i§ to be placed thte week. Painters were applying 'a cpat of black paiqt to. the steelwork last week, and, with the pouring of the concrete the bridge,will be near completion. C. L. Kranime & Co., Fort Dodge, are the contractors. "i Ul M.U1 J»,IJ UU'"I"» The 'First Lutheran congregation ' a piopto ft-ir erounds Sunday, fpUowin,g morning services, "V *^Pe Between fe%tped_ the LUNG PIERCED RIBS BROKEN, IN COLLISION Sherman Car and Another Crash Near Hardy Friday. T. C. iSherman suffered a broken rib and punctured lung, besides cuts and bruises last Thursday, when his car and one occupied by a Mrs. Hosper, of Orange City, and her son collided at an intersection four miles south of Hardy. Mrs. Sherman, with the son Edward, New York City, here on vacation, drove to Hardy immediately after receipt of news of the accident, and brought Mr. Sherman home, where he ,is now slowly recovering. The Sherman car Is' a complete wreck and has been junked. The Hoeper car was also wrecked. Mrs. Hosper, who was not 'seriously injured, left a Fort Dodge hospital early in the week. Her son. more seriously injured, is still a patient. Mr. Sherman had been at .home last week on vacation from his duties as examiner-ln-charge of the Traer State bank. An assistant Is carrying on the work during his absence. ,'''.'' LU VERNE YOUTHS ARE CHARGED WITH LARCENY Walter Block, 22, and Carl Hansen, 21, L.U Verne youths, were bound to -the grand jury Friday by Justice^ Winkel on a charge of grand larceny. They are accused of taic- which the former's father. Max Block, kept at hie hoiiie."" •-'."'• The fooys were arrested at Clear Lake Friday, when., they showed .up ;kt a garage to claim that a car, which "they' had purchased presumably with part of the stolen money, was not functioning properly. They had previously been traced as far as Claar Lake, where it had been discovered that , they had purchased the car, a Model A Ford. .The garage: 'at which the boys bought the .car was asked to call the authorities If the youths showed up again) so when their complaint was filed 'thfr-Clear Lake police were. called. Sheriff L. E. Hovey went after the boys the same day, and both were still in, -jail yesterday.' in default of bond. ONLY SIX WOMEN DRAWN 8N SEPTEMBER JURY LIST Petit-.jurors for' the September term dt court have been drawn, as follows: Algona—iF. W. Beckwlth,- Paul Clark, A. Guehl, L. T. Griffin, Adele Hodges, R. W. Hprlgan, J. E. Kelly, Frank McEnroe, Perry Phillips. Armstrong—Grace Kennedy. Bancroft—(Frank Cogley, •Buffalo Center—Jacob Hofbauer. Burt—JPe'arl Allen, Clara Fairbanks) W. A. Ladendorff, Jennie Thompson. 'Bo<je—John Bormann. Irvlng'toh—J. F, Devlne. "Lakota—Carl Christ, Charles Gutknecht, J. H. Holcomb; Alfred Melz. Ledyard—r Warren Lloyd, Roy Mino. •",'•'•. . • . Lone Rock—Irvln Turner. Titonka—R; L; Krantz. Swea City—D. S. Anderson, .T, J. McDqnald, Martin Tokhelm, Bertha Anderson, ; Wesjey—Freeman Ash; 1 Whlttempre-^-Jas. Hogan. .' • •*• MERCURY HITS LOW OF 49 IN COIP SNAP MIST WEEK Temperatures during the last week have mostly'been in the 80's. •Friday night, however, the minimum dropped fc> t 49- No rain has fallen. The temperature record follows; ' High Low August 17 - T -_-84 65 August 18 73 61 August 19, , 78 49 August 20 —--, --81 54 August 21 .82 5? August 22 —. _ J87 - 64 August -3 —'_- ——88 «3 CHICAGO CHIROPRACTOR TO HOID COLOKJC CLINIC HERE Dr. H. R. Reed, Chicago, comes to the Dr. F, C. Scanlan hpspital, east State street, next week Thursday, Friday, and Saturday to cpnduct a clinic;on colon!- troubles. Doctor Scan^n has installed new eqyip- ment fop Jtbe treatment pf, cpnaUpa- tion and stomach and liver dlsprr dere p'y irrigating the intestines. Doctor Reed will conduct the clinic perspnalljr, ^ r- 'i.u annJNmMHJWi Zertass Cupid For Couple in Revue Here A. couple in the Marion's Revue, which comes to the county fair, has been having a heck' of a time trying to get married. •Every state where the show has been requires residence for a certain period of time or has a 5-day law simitar to Iowa's. The couple therefore haen't been able to get a license. To help the pair out, Mr. Marlon recently wrote P. P. Zerfass to ask whether Iowa had such a law, and if so whether there was a way to get aroun it. Mr. Zerfass didn't know, . but he and Dr. C. D. Schaap ' went to the clerk's office to consult the latter's wife, who is deputy clerk, and she said that, one of the district judges could suspend the Iowa law in special cases. Mrs. Schaap 'called Judge Heald, Spencer, who said he would be glad to oblige under the circumstances. So the couple will be happily married here. Mr. Zerfass adds that they don't know it yet, but the. ceremony is to be performed in front of the grandstand at a 1 night fair, and he threatens that he will not turn over the license unless this is agreed to. Mr. Zerfass desires the statement made that there is no ballyhoo, blarney, bunk, press agent dope, or believe-lt-or-not stuff about this, for he has the letter to prove genuineness and will show It to any doubting Thomas. GUILTY PLEA EXPECTED ON CHARGE OF FORGERY - ' - • •. -->fc •. .''.-. Benhort. E. _Simonson, of. Thqmp- ^onj^^wasAbound to the gi^nd Jury last iweeft Wednesday,'oit a charge of forgery. He was arrested at -Titonka on Indian day last week Monday, af-: ter a seven months search, by KOa- suyi town' and county .officers. - ; •: Last rFebruary, it is alleged,, he cashedsforged checks at Lakota and elsewhere-in the county. A Laknta restaurant man at whose placa of business one of the checks was cashed recognized him at Titonka, where he. was working in a restaurant. 'The Lakotans notified officers, who arrested him. Simoneon apparently submitted to arrest peacefully, but at the car he" broke away and ran off through tha crowd. He was chased, however, and the officers caught him again when he ran into a chicken fence and fell. . , . It is reported at the sheriff's office that Slmonson will plead guilty, BANCROFT HOLDS TWO-DAY HARVEST FEST NEXT WEEK Bancroft will hold its Harvest Festival next .week Tuesday and Wednesday, • Tuesday's, program includes baseball games between the "Fats vs. Leans," also between the Burt and Bancroft 'Legion teams; an address at'5-p. m, by a republican speaker, a drill at 7.'30.by the Es- thgrvllle drum and bugle corps,. and k chicken supper. Wednesday's program Includes a game between the Heck Ross team-, Des Moines, and the Bancroft' team; an address at 5 p. m. by Clyde Herring, Des Moines, democratic candidate for governor, and a chicken supper .. for which music will be furnlshed by Cec Hurst's orchestra. Th|s is an annual Bancroft celebration. ' ; INJURED OWNER OF SNAKE SHOW TAKEN TO WATERLOO Theodore Vining,. manager of a anake show which exhibited at.Tl- tonka's Indian day celebration, was taken to his^ionje at Waterloo Sat-' urd%y to recover from a broken leg which he suffered when he fell out of his ticket box. The fracture was set at TitonHa, and he> f was ttyen brought to the Kpssuth hospital^ The show was ,a,t;tached for expanses of doctor and hospital care, w^here- upon Mrs. Vining mdved. for a release on a showing that the property was used to earn a living, pe- oision to send Mr. Vining home followed, release / pf the attachment. TWO INJURED WHEN CARS HIT AT BANCROFT SUNDAY, Mrs. V. U, Peters, Calumet, and her daughter Mary were taken to.; the Kpssuth hospital Sunday even-" 4ng, their car ha<i run into an-, pther parked in the road near Bancroft Mrs. Peters, suffered a severe bump on the head, and the daughter suffered minor internal injuries. Th,ey were taken to the home of b,r($her-iR-law, Thos. City Monday afternopn. at QU- 1' Application for marrfage licenses co,urt were fll,ed at tb,e Offtoe" IftSt 'week by:* FIELD, MURPHY TO SPEAK ON FAIR PROGRAM Politics Forms Added Attraction for ^ ^^^ • This Year. ' Patrons of this year's fair will hear the two political headliners of the state. Wednesday Henry yield Will give a talk outlining hie views .on the political situation and will be pleased to meet all of his friends personally. Mr. Field carries with him a loud-speaking outfit and full equipment which he will have on the grounds that day. Thursday Louis Murphy, of Dubuque, will present the other side of the picture. An amplifying outfit will be provided, and there will be an opportunity for everyone to hear Mr. Murphy and to meet him personally. Both will speak at 1:30 in front of the grandstand. Good, Ball Games Scheduled. •A special attraction has been provided for baseball fans Thursday, when the Corwith Nighthawks" .will pla,y the Mason City. Bats. These teams are well matched, and in~ad- dltton the Bats put on a show that is always as good as a circus. Tuesday, Fenton and Titonka will cross bats; , Wednesday, Bancroft and Swea City. There will be-no ball game 'Friday, because the World's .Congress, of Daredevils will put on-their stunts'and It would be too dangerous••to 'have a crowd in the; Infield. - , ;. ; : An outstanding •, -grandstand attraction which has just'been secured' is the^ Tpyana Japanese Troupe of nirie-jpeople, including" three, little Misses, doing a novelty of feats peculiar .-to'''the" oriental •world, •v'.pet- formed;wlth .exceptional skill; This troupe is making 'its' first appearance in the ?Uiiited States this season .and will show-at the Koasuth fair for.the first time In Iowa.. Ariothei- attraction Is the Aerial Flowers.' ."An 'endurance, loop by Errria Flowers is the world's fastest revolve. They also do as toe-to-toe catch from a trapeze, considered one of the most difficult feats In the circus world. Plenty of Laughs. There will.be plenty of clowning and guaranteed laughs furnishgd by the Three Larcbnlahs. Their trick cottage is a side-splitter. The feature performers -of Marion's Revue will entertain both afternoon and evening, with a complete change of shows each day. There are some wonderful vocal artists In this revue who will' sing in the grandstand and are guaranteed to please; ;.-•.• : ..-..-•'. > It will be impossible for anyone to take in the fair in one day. The exhibits, the ball game, the races, entertainment and other ''features offered would require ihore time to view and enjoy! . ' SWIMMIN6 MEET WILL BE HELD HERE SEPTEMBER 4 A swimming meet .will •take-place at the Algpna,; m.unlcie{il pool Sun-, day; September- 4; * •' There' 'Jwill S be four classe: boys and- girls under 13—25 and 50-yd. races and 60-y'd, backstroke; ipen—^^50, 100, and 210- yd, races,, 50-yd:, bacKstrpke, and diving; wornen-^50 and lOO^yd.'rac- es, 50-yd. .backstroke,'' and, 'diving; boys and'girls under 17—^50 and 100- yd. races' and 50-yard backstroke. Preliminaries, will-be held Saturday, September's, at 1:30. Entry, fee- will be 10c, .and. entries can be. made wjth' either Walter Fraser, life g^ard. or "Bob" Williams. Th'e; meet is open to anyone in the eo'unty, Ribbons are to be awarded; for the first three places. ' H, J, LACY SELLS PART IK fIRM TO A. L. CUNNINGHAM . .The partnership of Cunningham & Lacy has.been dissolved by mutual consent, and A, > L, Cunningham, who has taken over th,e interests of H. J, Lacy, will ^continue the busl^ ness under the same firm name, Mr. Cunningham and Mr. Lacy began their partnership toy takmg over the business of Seward ^ "Vjn- cent- six years ago and 'have had a good business, Mr. Lacy now has another opportunity in Jh^l Insurance field, and so is retiring* from the firm. LU VERNE TENNIS TEAMS TOO MUCHOR AL60NIANS S*«Yi£ >> '-mg**-. jsSpfasreTf* BUM, REFUSED MONEY, MAULS AGED WOMAN Posses Scour Fields But Fail to Catdt the Thug. A posse of irate farmer* near- Sexton scoured the surrounding; country Friday night In an attempt: to locate a tramp who he_tt>Mp Mt__. Mary Kutschara, Si-year-aM' Sexton widow who lives alone.' Tha a_k> sailant was tracked nearly a mil*. but his trail was lost. ^^ Mrs. Kutschara was alone at her home Friday evening. The east-bound Milwaukee train ha* just gone through the village, a tramp knocked at the 'door asked for food and money: Gives Tramp Food. Mrs. Kutschara answered th* knock and told him to wait. Theat she hooked the screen floor, leaving him outside. She made up two oe- three sandwiches, some with meek, some with* jam. ' When Mrs. Kutschara took th* sandwiches ,to the door She .UBhoxik- ed it to hand them to the ti-itl-ft. again askecTfor money, but'Sie _„ plied she only had a few cent* In. the. house. The tramp then jerked the screen. door from her hand, struck her in. the face, knocked her down, an*. beat her with his fists, ending UEK with kicks. Mrs. Kutschara screamed tor- help, and the George Amans. nearby, v came to her rescue. THe tramp. however, frightened when he foumt that he had not knocked Mrs. Kutschara unconscious, "fled out of &. back door. -• ' s ' , .The Amans called Sheriff HoVey. and neighbors whom they called'by phone soon arrived in force. ties were organized, and the ant was tracked through Mrs. Kut- schara'sf garden into a nearby fie_dL ' where all trace Was lost. • .:,..';., - Pwue. All roads werfe- watche<| by gallon's of neighbors, -4d searched the fields and village oughly in an attempt to nflnd tramp's hideout, but —~— cessful. An hour or so after the attack Mrs. Kutschara became slck^froant shock and her bruises.^Her childrra were called home from the «earchinc parties, ^ind she was brought to Afc- gpna, where she is recovering at «_-» home of a daughter. Mrs. John man. .Mrs. Kutschara is not injured, but her face were .severely bruised and following the attack, one hand cut/and there is a* gash under li«iie right eye. ' • \ ; Feeling ran high at both Sexto.. and Algona Friday nigfet, -breast were made as to the probable oat- come if the tramp were caught. . ? t PATTERSON WINS DEBATE " • j ,' FROM SALES TAX SPEAKER '*&f , last week's Emmetsburg crat said ,that Senajpr Fattenoi.. took part in a debate^at Spencer Ia«t week Tuesday night on the propoMt gross Income or general'salee \y\' to* replace'all other taxes la lowfc^. Tli* speaker in favor was qitre^a* Knutson, Clear Lake hardware 4f J ' er, former Cerro Gordo county-,. resentatlve, also tormer' trict': Rotary gover narrow; prf»K dent'of the Iowa Aasocl4tipa,of,Ta» Justice. Senator Patt-raon: spoke] «— the' negative, anfl, RepraaentatW of ipalo A'JtQ,' county, 1 heard the debate, told-the Democrat t,hat'^enator (Patterson Sctearlyfl the better of the, argument." " Spencer papers failed "to-! debate. ' " . EXPERTS WITH HORSES* PLEASE IAR6I j ' »^ j A large prowd watched an i tion of expert horseshoe. pUcJj the courts, east of fh'e Advance H floe Saturday atternop] Zimmerman,'Sac City, Johnson, displayed plain and »tunt pitching/ ringers when the stske^wfrgj by a blanket and ,}it maji' thrown shoes. They ringers on scattered threw ringers on chair made other difficult' lection SIT OH balse at the. 1191

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