Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on September 15, 1932 · Page 4
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PAGE FOUR A Weekly ffowspnpor Founded in irfoi. .OBNTKKRD AS SECOND CLASS .matter December 31, 1908, at the •Postoffloe at Algona, Iowa, under the •Ct of March 2, 1S79. TEJKMS OF SUBSCRIPTION -I—To Kossuth county postofflces and borderlnK postofflces at Armstrong, jjode, Brltt, Buffalo Center, Cor- wlth, Cylinder, Elmore, Hutchlns, Llvermore, Ottosen, Rake, :Rlng- sted, Rodman, Stllson, West (Bend, and Woden, year $2.00 •—To all other U. S. Postofflces, year $2.50 ALL subscriptions for papers going to points within the county and oitt- of-the-county points named under No. 1 above are considered continuing •ubsorlptlons to be discontinued only on notice from subscribers or at publisher's discretion. Subscriptions coins to non-county points not named under No. 1 above will be discontinued •without notice one month after expiration of time paid for, If not renewed, fcut time for payment will be extended K requested In writing. THE TRUTH ABOUT THE WORK OF THE H, F. C. [Truer Star-Clipper.] The reconstruction plan proposed by President Hoover In December, 101! 1, Is now In full swing 1 . Under Hie provisions of this measure, the government Is putting; all its resources back of a powerful drive to bring 1 bach to pnfalngr life the economic forces of the nation. Money, credit, and well-p'iinned organized forces nro reaching 1 Into every corner of the land to bring- timid business and finance back to the full stride of former power. The KeconstrncUon Finance corporation hns lent $1,219.000,000 to 4,917 Institutions, Including- 4,190 banks. Seventy-three per cent of these hanks wore In towns of 5,000 or less, -widely distributed throughout agricultural communities; 808,000,000 was loaned to building- and loan associations; 8180,000,000 to 1-1 livestock credit corporations; $1,500,009 to Johit Stock I/and banks. and $88,000,000 to Federal Land banks. In addition to these loans la agricultural areas, 500,000 Individual loans -were made to farmers In drought-stricken districts, as-K-ros-ntlng- $05,000,000. The figures quoted are from printed reports anil tell a different story than Is being spread tliroiiB-hout the land by Individuals and groups who seek to spread and foster discontent and nnhapplness and delay the rctuni of good times. Voutly hoping that he will beat "Geyser George." Here, again, la shopworn goods; the Mason City Globe-Gazette wore out the anonymous senator-critic stuff months ago. this But If Mr. MoKarland needs sort of hidden attack the Advance will supply him with the names of other senators who will be glad to furnish like ammunition— always, of course, with the understanding that they are to be protected by anonymity from inquisition into motives and i-ecords. In this connection it will be noticed that Senator Patterson does not stoop to that kind of tactics; the Identity of his endorsers is given, and Mr. MoFarland, hia supporters, and the public thus have a fair opportunity to inquire into their records, search motives, and assess the contribution of the endorsers to the campaign at what it is worth. As regards the proposed debate. Mr. McFarland's tactics have been puzzling. In some newspaper advertisements he has said, "I gladly accept that challenge"; in that he could not accept, others, having mapped out a course beforehand from which he did not desire to deviate. He has never explained this Inconsistency, but by a process of guesswork the interpretation ' has been arrived at that he means acceptance of a challenge to debate by means of newspaper advertising and communications. . If Mr. McFVirland'e confused style of reasoning were not by this time well known he could, In this evasion, be accused of deliberate small trickery ill becoming a candidate for the senate. Mr. Patterson, of course, never offered any such challenge, as Mr. McFarland well knows. The challenge wae specifically for open debate on the public platform. Mr. .McFarland refused this challenge in a personal letter to Mr. Patterson which he himself (McFarland) sent out to the newspapers for publication. Mr. McFarland's peculiar course in this respect has damaged his cause, for there is now a general feeling among voters that if he is not willing to accept the challenge as made, the reason -is either that his charges cannot be defended on the platform or that he feels himself incapable of standing his ground in oral debate — in which latter event he would, of course, be but a sorry representative of the 47th district in the battles which must be Timely Topics MR. M'FAJILAIVJ) A3fD SENATOR PATTERSON AOAIX Mr. McFarland sends a marked copy of the West Bend Journal containing a political communication •which is so rambling and incoherent that we cannot be sure, what he -wants, but apparently he seeks advertising via editorial comment. The Advance enjoys debate, even when it involves giving away valuable advertising, and we are there- • try needs besides a good 5c cigar is lore willing to accommodate in this instance, but with the warning that in future we cannot waste space on repetition of arguments already exploited. Mr. McFarland continues, to argue fought to a standstill in the general assembly. next The criticisms in this editorial of Mr. McFarland's charges as "old stuff" did not originate with us but with a democratic editor in this district who says he is "fed up" with the McFarland propaganda and will spread no more of it. The Colyism Lot's JTot be too D*^d Scrioni OWE TO THE ELEPHANT [Valley Junction Booster-Express.] If you vote for an elephant, Better watch your, demands, Or you might get a white one Right on your hands. And ho might dance a jig-step On your old knuckle-bones, And spoil all the prospects Of your homo and little ones. And to add to all your misery, And make it more complete, He might smash the fam'ly dinner- pail With both his big hlndfeet. And he might take his trumpet, Right on the same old spot, And eat up the fat chicken That was for every pot. And in place of good fat pickln' And all your larders full, You might have nothln' but "baloney, And a llttlo bit of bull. So take it side and, lengthwise, And back and forward pass, It might be somewhat safer, Just to try a "wild jackass." And If at times the creature Seems stricken dumb and mute Remember, there's an angel That will help the poor old brute. For somewhere behind the cloud- banks There's a watchman in the pass, With a guide-book and a message For every honest, faithful ass. •—^DUDLEY A. REID. At the Catt A Review of the Recent Talkies by T, M. CJ. P. S. —This has been long time. "owed" a Fllosofy of'Mr. Berfleld, the Iowa Falls Grocer. [Advertisement In Citizen.] I am a man of few words (being married) but I want to say to you that we now have at 39c, the best damned work shirt I ever saw for the' money Been hearing a lot about the fanners strike in various parts of the state, if the farmers wives would strike, that would be news, but they don't do it, the poor dears haven't got time, they will keep right on dressing children and chickens and the million other things that falls to a woman's lot on a farm and they will do it for their board and clothes, not too many lothes either ... If you did take ler home a box of candy after all hese years she would probably lalnt from the shock and when she came to she would think you were crazy, safer to work up to it gradually, might start with a nickel's ,vorth of marshmallows. D OWN TO EARTH is Will Rog. efs' latest contribution to the screen, but outside the fact that It deals with a timely subject, Old Man Depression, there is not much to recommend the talkie. Mr. Rogers has about reached the limit of his capabilities along this line ot the small town Babbitt who suddenly acquires wealth and- finds it decidedly irksome; his crude boorishness, commonly known as 100 per cent Americanism, is just a little wearing on the nerves, repeated too often. His rather contagious humor is strained to the breaking point In [Down to Earth. There are a few good laughs and a "good deal of moralizing about present economic conditions. Supporting Mr. Rogers Is Irene Rich as , his social-climbing wife, Dorothy Jordan as his sacrificing daughter-in-law, and others who are capable but uninspired. Again, the .butler scores heavily In a minor role. Chief Interest In this latest Will Rogers picture is its current showing in both Des Molnes and Chicago, emphasizing the fact, already long apparent, that Algona needs to take no back seat for the larger cities in the line of entertainment. Time was when travelers to our Capitol city returned with alluring tales of shows and entertainments. Alas, those golden days are gone,, apparently forever: Des Molnes sees the same movies as Algona at the same time; and see them for €0c instead of 35c, which, as Will Rogers would say, Is getting down to earth. If the crowds that jammed the Call Sunday night are any barometer of the times, then truly it would seem that things are on the up-grade; either that' or this popular theater is pulling 'em from a wider radius. Whatever it is, Algona streets were filled with Sunday night pleasure seekers, and the town thus presented a gala appearance. Welcome, Strange Prosperity! It's a dull week when some new scandal does not come out of Hollywood. Movie stardom and decency in private life seem to be incompatible. Among the things this coun- a lesson like Fatty Arbuckle's for every film star who goes wrong. If 49 out of 50 Legionnaires, of merely one, had ever in- much as read a primer on money, the demand for instant payment of the salary grab as if it we're still a j the bonus would vanish in thin air. live issue. This has been dead and The bonus, if paid now, will in the buried over eince Patterson return- en d, in the backset it gives the country, cost every veteran twice or more what he gets out of it. It is now established that though the spectacular stock crash In the fall of 1929 first made the country conscious of the depression, it had in fact begun in the spring at about the time Hoover became president. (But sh! Let's not be sensible; let's blame him anyhow. We eaw a receipt 'Friday for the last half of this year's taxes against a good farm east of Algona, and the man who showed it to us said that the'landlord's share of the 1932 receipts from the farm would not pay the year's taxes. That sort of thing shows, why we have a so- called "farm holiday" this fall like General 'Coxey's army in 1896. Barring foreclosures, business in the mid-west today is harder hit ed the money, with interest, and the public is tired of it. It is time for something new. In like manner Mr. McFarland, in his advertisements, continues his silly power trust charge, though nothing was ever more completely exploded. It has been, and remains, a mystery where Mr. McFarland got it; he has never quoted authority. Be that as it may, the charge was instantly refuted in toto by the very element to which he was appealing. the municipally-owned power interests, whose light state and officers, in public letters, revealed that, •contrary to the McFarland charge, Senator Patterson has been one of their chief defenders. Algona's democratic city attorney is on record to the same effect, and City Supt. J. "W. Kelly gives like testimony. Yet Mr. McFarland blandly goes -on repeating this wholly unfounded and unsupported charge as if no- ibody had denied it. How can any- Ibody debate against such evident inability to recognize and abandon an exploded charge? Let us have ^something new. - • • Mr. MriFarland alao continues to tapply opprobrious epithets to Senator Patterson in connection with the salary grab. These are .not only li- t>elous, but they are not the artillery of a gentleman. Besides, they are •now old stuff, Mr. MoFarlanc sprang this attack too soon, and it tias been ruined by exposure. Here again it ia time for something new Constant repetition of explodec ichargres merely convicts Mr. iFariand of inability to adapt Me- his tactics to the changing strategy of She campaign. Mr. McFarland quotes three out- of-the-district newspapers against Tatterson: the Forest City Summit the Mason City Globe-Gazette, the Jefferson Bee. The 'Forest City editor, an excellent but misguided gentleman, was a candidate for the legislature In the primaries. Against his opponen jhe used the salary grab argumen fcut was beaten. Senator Patterson spoke in the district and defended the incumbent. In the Mason City congresslona district the Globe-Gazette milltantly «pposed Representative Haugen (Senator Patterson defended Haugen In a speech at Charles City. At Jefferson two years ago Senator Patterson, by Invitation, spoke on the state income tax before the Rotary club. The Bee editor, bitter anti-income taxer, abused Patter- aon in his published report of the speech. The president of the club the county agent, and other members wrote voluntary letters to Patterson apologizing for and disowning the editor's remarks. So much for these three papers Then- animus is evident. But if Mr McFarland, m an effort to find something new, needs other editorial abuse of Patterson the Advance will furnish him with enough references to keep him going till November. As Mr. McFarland scans them be may be reminded of General famous remark concerning Cleveland, that the people ought to love him for the enemies made. Naively, Mr. McFarland, as If It were eometMng- new an<3 wonderful, he had en unnamed senator as de- than farming. The man with a Saturday payroll to meet is in a particularly difficult position. If there is no change for the better soon, many such men will face bankruptcy. The situation is more serious than, any .other since the mid- nineties. Among the Editors No, They'll Vote for It. Marshall T.-iR.—In Iowa the Income tax as a replacement tax has been and is being agitated, with an eye to making it an issue In the forthcoming legislative elections. Will Iowa voters permit 'themselves to be deluded? Hslog-na vs. Delivery. Iowa (Falls Citizens—It will be Interesting to see how many Iowa voters deliver in November the way they talk In September. In all previous presidential elections talk about voting against the republican party has been just so much bologna, Leg-lslators Are Hard Up Too. Plain Talk (D. M.)—As this is written [mid-August] only a baker's dozen of the members of the 43r( general assembly, or 13, have returned to State Treasurer Ray E Johnson the money received as reimbursement for expenses. Question of the Day. Livermore Gazette — Have you been "held up" by the Holiday plck- etters yet? How are we going to be able to distinguish, if this keeps up between a Holiday holdup and a bandit holdup. That's the Troubles He Hasn't Any Bancroft Register — McFarlanc (a minor speaker at the recent Bancroft harvest festival) was introduced by C. B. Murtagh. He spoke of the need of reducing taxes, but offered no particular program suggesting the manner in which this moat worthy object might be best accomplished. And Why Didn't He Stop Them! Eatherville News—Air. Roosevelt advances as one of the arguments why the United States should elect him to the presidency his view that stock speculations would be regulated. The speculations were at their height during his regime as ;overnor of the state In which they occurred. Here, Missing Word Contest Fan,s, Try Tills One. [Uncle Dudley Reid.] "When shall we three meet again?" is an inscription often appearing under a picture of two Ipng- :ared mules staring at each other. These two. with the spectator, make three, and the inference is that there are three j—oh, well, never mind, call 'them junebugs, if you prefer, as it really doesn't make any difference, and you probably wouldn't, understand it anyhow. liaison d'Etre Family Wars. [Livermore Gazette.] Things you wouldn't think amount to a darn pile up all sorts of trou-j W HEN WE SAW Skyscraper Souls in Chicago a few weeks ago, we missed the entire first part of the show. Seeing it in its entirety at the Call, we gain a slightly different impression. It Is more a "location" picture, like Grand Hotel and Union Depot, and less the melodramatic hodge-podge, when we get the background of the first few reels. Norman Foster, whom we scarcely mentioned in our former review, playsV an important part, sharing honors with Warren Williams and Maureen O'Sullivan. This is strictly sophisticated, high-geared entertainment, and if you don't take your talkies too seriously will offend nobody. Says the suave Warren to his wife: "When We lived in separate houses, we got along well; when we lived in different cities, we got along still better; and when we lived in different continents we were probably the happiest married couple in the world!" Or words to that effect. Who says we're not living in a fast age? fiROONER puts that species of ^ radio entertainer "on the spot." In the talking-picture version the popular idol is a lout, a conceited nes, a public nuisance, 'Followers of Rudy Vallee, Blng Crosby ( etc., are therefore not likely to enjoy this picture. At best it la a slow-moving, tiresome tirade, written with more venom than artistry. It Is a curious circumstance that since Crooner appeared, our friend Rudy has been Involved in a cabaret brawl similar to the one depicted in the picture, in which the hero slugs a crippled patron. Perhaps,, then, the talkie is not'as far-fetched ,a piece of movie hokum as appears at 'first sight. . .. • . In the beginning, we .find Ted Taylor (David Manners) leader of a down-and-out orchestra. He accidentally sings through a megaphone, trying to pinch-hit for the regular soloist, and Is an instantaneous success. He deserts his beet friend (Ann Dvorak), his triumph going to his head, with the subsequent result that we find him, in the final reel, a saxophone player In a second rate orchestra, just "getting . along." Then he has the good sense to take back his loyal girl-friend, and the happy ending ensues. The talkie Is just about as flat as the description. If there Is one redeeming feature about Crooner, this reviewer failed to find It. The tempo of the thing is frightfully slow, the acting dull and. uninspired, and Ann Dvorak has climbed many rungs down the ladder of 'stardom since her sensational work in Scarface. In Crooner she hasn't anything to-do, and it Is no credit to her 'that she does it well. -David Manners, never a whiz, is just a headache. And that, dear readers, is the essence of a misspent evening. '• The newereel In connection with Crooner shows the train-wreck at the Iowa state fair, which we witnessed a few weeks ago. It proves clearly how cleverly the cameramen take "shots" of happenings in our little world; for it seemed to us that we actually saw more in the newsreel than when we sat on those hard,- wooden seats and waited five hours for the. big thrill. At least it wasn't raining in the Call, and that's something. Now,-isn't it? R IDERS OF DEATH VAiLLEY is a swell western. Tony and Tom Mix and a lot of beautiful western scenery make this talkie one of the most enjoyable bits, of moron fodder that has come • Algonawards for some time. In place of one villain there are two in this picture, and the action is fast and furious from start to finish. We won't go into the plot—that would be unnecessary —and the crowd showed the effects of a five-day county fair brawl, but after .all details are omitted it is still one of the best things Tom Mix has given us in some time — and we ought to be thankful for even the smallest favors; With all the readjustment that is going on in our modern world it is a pleasure to witness a talkie like Riders of Death Valley at the end of a harrowing Saturday. Somehow we feel that for once we. can "let go" in earnest and give ourselves over completely to the forces of mediocrity. Because Tom Mix and Tony couldn't do any more than that for suffering humanity. ble. Tha other night, when a man's wife was working a crossword puzzle, she looked up and said. "What's a female sheep?" and when he answered "ewe" there was another big war on. RANDOM THOUGHTS — The farmers haven't burned corn for fuel yet, as they did in 1896 ... A sorghum sign at Wallburg's reminds us that we never liked sor- The News at Bancroft FLOWERS AND FOOD SHOWING AT FA R6000 By Ellseaboth ScJionck. There were 122 more exhibits' at pantry stores than in 1931, accbrd^ ing to Mrs. H, 13 Morgan, In charge. Twenty 8-jar exhibits of fruits and vegetables attracted attehtlon, Mre. L. E. Kiantz, Algona, won the blue ribbon among nine 8-jar exhibits Of vegetables, while Mrs. Oliver Moe, Algona, captured first among'eleven 8-Jar exhibits of fruits, Mrs. S^M.. Petersen, Burt, had the best loaf of white bread, and Mrs. Eaw. Hopkins; Plum Creek, the beet ' brown loaf.'. • , ; Mrs. Harry Bode, Plum .Creek, won In cut flowers with a display of -dahlias. She chose 34 varieties out of nearly 60 In her garden, A. E. Michel, Algona, won in "glads" with 12 entries. Some rare and beautiful colorings were In this display. (Frank Geigel. Algona, won on vaee of: one kind of cut flowers, showing asters. The Algona Greenhouses won on basket of mixed flowers. An Interesting •exhibit not entered for a prize was a vase of nine dahlia stalks, grown by Grover Rentz, Lu Verne, and presented to Julius Kunz. The dahlias were a curldslty as to coloring and size. The Algona, Lu Verne, Ledyard, Lone Rock, and Burt schools had exhibits, as well as rural schools. The Algona exhibit was outstandr ing, everything was mounted- on cardboard of uniform size, with attention to margins and color schemes. A White Wyandotte rooster from Sioux Rapids in the poultry exhibit at last week's fair here, was a high winner at the Madison Square Garden Poultry Show last winter. Some red Persian kittens, some rat-ter- rior and collie pups, and the. Shetland ponies were practically all the exhibits that attracted undivided and constant attention from small children. Orville and Cecil Thoreson and their mother, Who live seven miles northwest of Swea City, just four miles from the Minnesota line, are not daunted by distance when it comes to exhibiting at the county fair. They brought down more than 60 exhibits for three departments, grain, fruit, and vegetables, and they captured 29 firsts, ten seconds and two thirds. They also had 16 grain exhibits at the North Iowa fair, Mason City, last week, which meant duplication of those 16 exhibits here. The boys, who are both young and will cast their first presidential votes in November, farm 100 acres. They have exhibited before, at the state corn show, the state fair, the Waterloo Dairy Cattle Congress, and the International stock show; and they expect to exhibit at the Clay county fair soon. They prepared their first exhibit for the Kossuth fair June 1, a bluegrass sheaf. Their exhibits of sheaf grains are all field-selected, and all grasses are shade-cured. ghum, even as a child Jarney, of the Petereon Patriot, hasn't said anything funny for weeks. Must be the depression . . . The" Register didn't mean it that way but it was right when it spoke of the "insanity" on Its Sunday Open Forum page . . . We thought Hoover was vastly over-ballyhooed -in 1928, and we think he Is vastly over-abused Often we wonder why car-* now toonists can't spell "Dick" must have a stand-in with the authors of Washington Merry-Go-'Round No. 2. They mentioned him twice, but let him off easy . . . As Maine goes, so goes Iowa 1 ; we don't- think . . . In 24 years In this shop we have never before seen such hard times for the ' newspapers .... Are county fairs going 'the way of the chautauqua? „ THH CHICAGO TRIBUNE eaid a. couple years ago that Iowa seemed to have her share of authors who learned their stuff writing on privy doors; and Stong Is evidently one of these.—'Pa Olson In Story City Herald. Hot shot for the .Register & Tribune youngsters who played up Stong's "State Fair" as If it were literature Instead of backhouse stuff. ONE OF MY friends who has an international mind occasionally-buys a copy of La Vie Parisienne, and tie sight of It always fills me with melancholy. It reminds me of the stacks- of wartime issues of Flii- gende Blatter I acquired when I was In Germany shortly after the armistice, because of their savagely amusing cartoons about the Allies. On the cover of the top one was a sketch of a Trench madamolselle in negligee, & my mother Immediately did away -with the whole stack. She thought they were too Indecent to have around the house.—H.-S. M. in 0.t.C. * • Well now she ought to do • away with O. t. C. for September 9. It might; corrupt others Into spelling Fluegende Blaetter like that. THE SECOND volume of Washington Merry-Go-R,ound is out. The first one was Interesting because of the novelty of such backstairs gossip. No. 2. continuation of the same, Palis somewhat and suggests that Vol. Ill, if any, may prove a flop. OF COURSE Louie [Murphy] is a fine man personally, and all that. So, doubtless, are the women of the Hamilton county W. C. T. U. [who protested a scheduled address by Mr. Murphy at the Hamilton county- fair].—-P. A. Moscrip in Marshalltown T.-R. Move to rewrite, amend, and eliminate unnatural inference concern* Ing women aforesaid. —ALIEN. Omaha, and Mr. and Mrs. Jacobson, Avoca, spent last Gerald Grethan, Tulsa, Okla., is spending a few- days with his cousin, Alice Grethan, office girl lor Doctor Devine. Mrs. G. D. Hart, daughter Antoinette, Mrs. Mary Segar, and Miss Grethan spent Sunday with the latter'e people in Mallard, and Mr. Grethan came here with them. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Gardner, have a son, born Monday, and Mr. arid Mrs. A. J. Renger a new daughter, named Shirley Mary. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Jacobson and Mrs. George Horton spent Sunday at Spencer with the Edw. Prestons. Mrs. Preston Is a daughter of Mre. Horton. Mr. and Mrs. Otto Young, Chris week with the Tom Jacobsons here. Mrs. Young ie a sister of Mrs. Jacobson, and the Chris Jacobsons are cousins. Mrs. Samuel Lichllter got home Monday from Rockford, 111., where she spent several days with ' her daughter Irene, Mrs. Ralph Anderson. ' Glenn Cowing; Jacob Wolf, and Charles Schmidt spent Sunday at Hollandale with friends. Mr. Cowing is manager of the grocery department at the Kennedy store. John McCowein, Prank O'Dell, and Mike Dott have returned from Owanka, S. D., where they spent a week at Samuel Squire's. Mrs. Squire is a daughter of Mr. Mc- Cowein. j Andrew H. Deitering is back on the. mail route, after a few days vacation while he was having dental work done. Prank Cogley, substitute, worked the route. Mr. and Mrs. Aloysils Hoffman Elizabeth to their home at Hospers, after a visit with Mike and Emma Hoffman. Mrs. Prank Gill, Rockford, 111., and a daughter arrived Monday to visit the former's mother, Mrs. Peter Gllles. A miscellaneous shower was given last Thursday afternoon at Mrs. Joseph Neuman's for Mrs. Kalk- branner, married a few weeks ago, formerly Verna Neuman. The Charles Poths, Ashton, epent last Thursday at the N. J. Schiltz and Foth homes here. Mrs. Poth is a, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Schgtz. Verne Austin was up town last Thursday for the first time in two weeks during which, he had pneumonia. He is a mechanic at the Menke Ford garage. Gus Pothoff, another mechanic, has been sick with the flu since last Thursday. The Roy and William Sandts, of Fairmont, spent Sunday with relatives here and got acquainted with Shirley Mary, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Renger. The lleedames Sandt are sisters of Mr. Renger. Mrs. Wllmes went to Bode Sunday to attend the wedding of a grandson. Banns of matrimony wefe lished for the first time Sunday at 8t. John's church for Arthur Goche and Agnes Carr. Mr, 'Goche Is £ son of Mr. and Mrs. William Goche; Miss Carr the youngest daughter" of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Carr. Mrs. Anne McQulrk returned Saturday from Wendell, Minn., where she spent the summer with her son, Roy Puller. Mattie Warner, Burt, Mrs. H. J. Guide, and the ' latter's daughter Maxlne met her at Redwood Palls, Minn. She is Mys. H, J. Guide's mother. Richard Underkofler, Roy Mc- Gulre, and Raymond Brink returned Friday "from Omaha;' where they spent several days with friends. iNeil Garry returned last Thursday from Carroll, where he visited his sisters Rose and Louise. Tom Quinn and his sisters Julia and Margaret returned last Thursday from St. Paul, where they took Robert Quinn, • student at the St. Paul seminary. Tom returned Tuesday to Omaha, where he is em- Ployed. He had spent- two weeks here with his mother, Mrs. Bridget Qulnn,' Mr, and Mrs. H. (L, Coates, of De-' trojt, and their son-Melvin are visiting the Clarence Ackersons - and Mrs. T. Nemmers. Mrs. Coates was Eugenia Nemmers. Melvin remained with the Ackersons to. attend the Lone Rock schools. He is In the eighth grade. and his mother, Mrs. Hoffman, have returned Alfred Ditsworths spent Sunday at Fertile with relatives. • J. E. Kennedy left Sunday for Minneapolis, and thence was to return to Hutchinson. Minn., for a time. He had been here since the drowning of his son L. 'P., helping manage the Kennedy "store. Mrs. A". W. Kennedy, son Billy, her father, Barney Brink, and his sons 'Ray and Prank spent Saturday at Wilmont, Minn., with Mrs. Henry Br|nk. Mary Merrill, R. N., has returned to Carroll, where she is employed. Her folks took her down, Mrs. Jacob Wolf returned Sunday from Wesley, where she was at the bedside of her sister, Mrs. Prank Wolf, who is seriously ill. Clara Mayland, Tltonka, is with her grandparents, , Mr. and Mrs. Otto Barenthln, attending the local public schools in the third grade. The Rt. Rev. Msgr. J. D. Pisch W. A. Murray, Anton Doleschal, and A. Fangman were at St, Paul last week Monday, inspecting roof. ing for St. 'John's Catholic church Mrs. Arnold Bettering and her daughter Betty have returned to Burlington, after a few weeks at W. A. Murray's and P. X. Deiterlng's. Mr. Bettering, Mrs. Harry Hiltz, and the latter's son Charles took them to Nora Springs, where they boarded a train for Burlington. The Legion Auxiliary met at Mrs. John Brink's Monday evening, and Mrs. Sadie Denton, Titonka, and Mrs. Luella Schenck. Burt, gave reports of the recent state convention Officers were elected. Blsye Caylor vent to fc*e Mara last Thursday to enter the Sacred Heart hospital school for nurses. She Is a daughter of Mrs. Eugene Caylor. BURT FARMER, WALKING ON PAVEMENT, HIT BY CAR Burt, Sept. 13—Joseph Graham narrowly escaped death Sunday evening, when he was run into by a car. He and his brother Kenneth were walking to town at 7 o'clock, and had nearly got here -when a car driven by George Koestler Jr. came up behind them. Though they were at the edge of -the road the lights of another car blinded George and he failed to see the boye tM he was upon them. The bumper hit Joseph's legs and he was thrown over the engine, his body breaking a light, bending 'a fender, and falling at the side of the road. He was knocked unconscious, and was hurried to a doctor's office, where he was examined and after a time regained con- scltfusness. Though badly bruised, he suffered no serious Injury. BURGLARS IN WHITTEMORE HOME; FAMILY AT CHURCH Whittemore, Sept. 10—While the Leo Elberte, farmers, were at church last week Sunday burglars entered the house, broke into a safe and stole $55. .Nothing else was molested. Leo'e brother Elmer drove by while the burglars were there and saw two men .and a car. but thought nothing of it.. Later he remembered that no one .was at home] so on reaching town he Informed 'his brother of the visitors. Leo drove home and on discovering hie loss notified the eherlff. Burt Residents Return, Burt, Sept. 13—Mr. and Mrs. Fred Yopp have come to live In Burt. Mrs. Yopp, formerly Mrs. Ellen Hanna, was married August 17 In Montana, where Mrs. Yopp had been living. They are now in Mrs. Yopp's house in south Burt. Her little granddaughter, Coleen Wlnjum came with the couple to attend school. Mrs. Yopp' B daughter, Mrs. Naomi WJnjum, who formerly lived here, was married August 20 to Edw ; ^Itzgerald, Great Falls, Mont. Hay Hake Team, Magnus Llchter went to Ames Tuesday to begin footballpracTlce on the state college football squad. VUth demonstrated punting ability averaging 60 yards, he Is expected to get a position on the first team this year. Magnus Is a Junior, taking a veterinary course. Farmer Badly Hurt, "ton, Sept. 13—Herman Haack of town, fell from a eilo Saturday end was severely injured A vertebra in the back was broken and his heels smashed. He was taken to Fort Dodge. A son who fell on top of him was uninjured! B»rt Home Rifled. £ r;nrf^rsr w s; ss^ar-*"*' bread, two pints of bunches P f, celery. It's a Real Fact! That you'll be enthused upon seeing the smart new fall dresses, coats, and accessories, and learn how low the prices are at CHRISTENSEN BROS, CO, "ALGONA'S GARMENT CENTER" BARGAINS IN 1931 Ford Sedan 1930 Ford Tudor ____ 1929 Chevrolet Sedan 1927 Dodge Sedan ___ -$375 These cars are priced to move. Seeing them will convince you. KENT MOTOR CO. Phoue AUTHOKIZED Alg-ona, low —Sales ues GROCERY Week End Special* • - Honey, 4 Q_ 2 cakes __ I «JC , new crop, 2 Ibs. _— _ Sandwich 4 M _ Spread, pint jar 1 5C Cheese, Krafts 1-2 Jb. 'Velyeta, OB^ Z5C Apricots, fancy dried, 2'lbs.—i Prunes, Sun- 4 0* sweet, 2 Ib. pkg. IQV Corn, .whole OOg kernel, 2 cans— LN* Soups, Vegeable, Pe» *j| Tomato, fig can- "" Market Day Sale ;1 ',«i ^ ere wm ^ * uuwkflt 4ay sale at the sale p»- \ ;Vilion in Algona. x ' ; Saturday, September 17 i •:•-••--/'fife'will start at 1:30. Be there. ? We Sell Everything Brin» In Your Staff. FRANK VERA, Prop. COL. C. Qv m»9»~ Auctioneer. i Notice. On and after tbi* date *e!l for ca»h only. KOHLH A AS HARDWARE NELSON HARDWARE IS. . ' • J 3J" ! "- ''• " l> ^. "**'--*

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