FADE POUR A Weekly •NTEBED AS 8HCOND CLASS matter December 31. 1908, at the feuitofflce at Algona, Iowa, under the •et of March 2, 1879. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION "•—To Kossuth county Postofflces and bordering postofflces at Armstrong, Bode, Brltt, Buffalo Center, Corwith, Cylinder, Elmore, Hutehins, IJvermore, Ottosen, Rake, Rtng- ' «ted, Rodman, Stllson, West (Bend, and Woden, year ___»2.00 all other U. S. Postofflces, „ subscriptions for papers going to points within the county and out- year more in commodities to pay t term debt than it did when the'debt Wai contracted. , , Let it be emphasized again' that this is but one angle of what it would have meant to 'go oft the gold standard. There are a hundred, maybe a thousand, other- angle*, which we of the mid-west, unaccustomed to problems of finance, cannot see In advance, or even understand. And this Is what President, Hoover meant — and Governor Roosevelt would confirm him but for political expediency—when he said: "Thousands of our people, in their bitter distress and losses today, are saying that 'things could not be l-the-county points named under No. worse.' No person who has any re- 1 above are considered continuing •abscrlptlons to be discontinued only «n notice from subscribers or at publisher's discretion. Subscriptions going to non-county points not named under Wo. 1 above will be discontinued without notice one month after expiration of time paid for, If not renewed, but time for payment will be extended U requested In writing. PRESIDENT HOOVER OW WHAT MIGHT HAVE HAPPENED Tne present generation -has never .read or heard a more powerful address than President Hoover's at Des Moines last week Tuesday. .Bryan's "cross of gold" speech was .*. greater oration, and Wilson's speeches were perhaps more pol- 4shed, but for marshalling of facts, tor masterly interpretation, for sheer power to convince, there has toeen nothing to compare with the ^Hoover address within the memory f persons now living. Of nothing was this more true mote understanding of the forces which confronted this country during these last 18 months ever utters that remark . . . Let no man tell you that It could not be worse. It could be so much worse that these clays now, distressing as they are, would look like veritable prosperity." LET US PAY. TRIBUTE THE PHARMACIST TO Attll6 A Review of th* Ret*ntTiikiei by T. 1 1 I* . t i .•', is. »r" •V * D IVOKOB..-m THE JPAMlLIf is ' one of those domestic Gordldn knots which becomes more compll* cated and involved as the action progresses. We see Little Jackie Cooper first with (Lewis Stone), a his real scientist, father doing research work in the desert. Jackie's father and mother have been divorced, and when the youngster goes home he finds he has a new daddy (Conrad Nagel). -His real papa was lenient and tolerant; his new pater stern and .exacting. Of •than the president's summary of ^problems growing out of the depression and measures taken to meet -them. It took more than five col- of newspaper space to cover this section of the address. Yet while icveryone, Including reluctant Roose- supporters, felt the power of the •president's reasoning, there were doubtless few familiar enough with finance to understand him thoroughly and grasp the full meaning «f his remarks. The remarkable revelation that at one time in the course of the gold •drain of last winter the treasury re-ported free gold enough to last only two weeks longer is an instance of what few could understand. Why were we in danger of having to go off the gold standard when we had billions of gold, literally billions -more than any other country except JTrance, more, aside from France, than all the other counties of the world put together? The president did not go into details on this, but the reason was Bimply this: Our money system re- •Hulred that every dollar of Federal Heserve paper money have behind it 100 cents worth of gold and eligible -commercial paper, with not less than 40 per cent of gold. That meant that we could have up to 60 per cent of eligible commercial paper. Now, last winter, because of the times. there was a scarcity of eligible paper, only about enough for 25 -cents back of every dollar of Federal Reserve money in circulation. Therefore the amount of gold se- Questered to stand back of the paper rose to 75 cents for every dollar; that is, 75 cents In gold for every •dollar of 'Federal Reserve currency liad to be kept laid away and could mot be used for anything else. It took most of our gold to keep this reserve, which meant that in «pite of our billions we had comparatively little free gold, that is, gold •not tied up in the reserves. Yet we :fcad to meet a situation in -which tooth scared foreigners and our .own '-irlghtened people were demanding gold. The foreigners took away nearly a billion and a half, and our own people hoarded another billion •and a half of money. Thus we -tinally got down to where, at the rate of demand at the time of which the president spoke, we had a free gold supply, that is, a supply above the req'uired reserves to keep the <paper money good, large enough to last only two weeks more. How this situation was met and overcome is another story, into which, for lack of space, we cannot «ro. It is sufficient to say that if nothing had been done and the de- 3nand had continued, the time would !iave come, and that quickly, when the United States treasury would . liave had to deny demands for the 'redemption of our paper money in .gold; and at that very instant we should have gone off the gold standard, and not a dollar of our currency would have been worth its tace. The only thing that keeps our intrinsically worthless paper money good is that anybody who wants to exchange it for gold can always do BO at par. What difference would this have *nade? — It would take a book to answer. History has told the story over and over again. People would Slave lost confidence in paper mon- iey, just as they did in the case of the greenbacks. They would have taken it to the banks and demanded gold; ithey would have hoarded the gold. Foreigners trading with us would have demanded gold. Gradually our gold would have drained away, and only the paper money unbacked by gold would have remained in circulation. In the meantime people who had to have gold would have had to buy it with more •and more paper money ; that is, gold would have gone to a premium. Once it took more than two dollars In greenbacks to buy a dollar in «old. In Germany only a few years ago, towards the end, it took a dray- load of paper money to buy a dollar In gold. And now, as just one angle — only one angle, we repeat' — of the situation that would have resulted, the reader can understand what the president meant when he said that going off the gold standard would have "meant disaster to every person who owed money." Why? — dimply because the great bulk of indebtedness in this country is by contract payable in gold, and every man who owed and had to pay money on such a contract, and did not have the gold, would have had to ouy it with twice as many, three times as many, nobody can know how many times as many, paper dollars! Think of that on top of the present situation in which prices (contrary to popular opinion, it is goods which have fallen, aot money •which has risen, in value — but that, The eighth congressional district get-together of druggists here yesterday, and the window displays in the local drug stores, make appropriate something in the way of a tribute to the pharmaceutical profession. This is one of the oldest professions in the world. All things living are subject to sickness and disease. Among the first 'gropings of man must have been the searching out of healing drugs. Naturally some men became more expert than others, and thus the profession took its rise. " It Is only a few hundred years since the apothecary was also the dentist, the doctor, and the surgeon. Medical knowledge Was alow in accumulation. It has made more progress in 200 years than in all history before. The pharmacist is today the first lieutenant of the physician. It is he Who compounds with painstaking care the medicines prescribed by the doctor. Modern knowledge requires that he be an expert, and accordingly he must acquire a .technical education and a license before he can practice. It is remarkable in view of the number of deadly drugs, and 7 the nicety with which prescriptions must be prepared, that fatal mistakes are extremely rare. For accuracy the modern pharmacist • is unexcelled in all professions, and is seldom equalled. Timely Topics We^are convinced that President Hoover will carry Iowa. On the national result we remain in doubt. Yet It is certain that a swing to the president is taking- place under cover. Were the choice a month farther away, reelection might be predicted with confidence. Hoover did not widely miss mark. The contrast between We are greatly mistaken if Senator Reed's much heralded reply to the the president's masterly and statesmanlike address and the petty nature of the Reed attack was really painful. Evidently President Wilson had Mr. Reed sized up right. Governor Roosevelt's continued silence on the bonus question is not to his credit, particularly when contrasted with the courageous etanda of President Hoover and ex-Governor Smith. iRoosevelt is doubtless at heart opposed to the bonus, but he does not dare to say so without equivocation, for fear of losing votes. The attorney general of Iowa has ruled that there must be a separate column on the ballot for every independent candidate. If that, ruling holds, this year's ballot will be like a blanket in size. The ruling may be in accordance with law, but It is foolish. , Governor Turner is assured of reelection by a plurality, if not a majority, but it is disheartening to note, in the Des Moines Register's straw vote, that there are still some thousands of voters who favor the notorious Long. If votes must be thrown away, in the name of decency In politics, let them go to Herring. In the Interest of tax reduction it is proposed in some counties to reduce the number of supervisors from five to three. In 12, 16, and IS-townahlp counties, that seems reasonable, but in so large a county as Kossuth it is not likely that the people would long be satisfied. course, the youngster favors a tolerant attitude—what Child does not? But Is it best for the child? Being somewhat of a disciplinarian our- self, we must admit that entire sympathy is with the new father and his attempt to force his step-son to obey. Lois Wilson as mother seems to have no definite ideas about child raising—seems a bit undecided, indeed, about 'her new matrimonial choice. 1 Things 'go from bad to worse with Papa 1 and Papa 2 doing their best to make life miserable for Jackie. Then blood transfusion from Papa 2 to Jackie's elder brother Al settles, things for some unknown reason, and Papa 1 sails for South America, seemingly content that he •has messed things up enough but that Conrad is fully capable of managing things in a-satisfactory way at home. The only semblance of real acting Is contributed by little Jackie Cooper, but even this is marred by the youngster's continued efforts to get a shock of hair' out of his eyes. Divorce In the Family is juet "one of those things." T HEY PUULED AN OLD ONE out of the bag when they gave us Strictly Dishonorable. We have never seen the successful stage play from which It was taken, and we didn't sit out the talkie; but we saw enough to convince us that much of the naive undecurrent- of the stage production was lost on the screen. The part of the little country girl (Sidney Pox) who wanted to .see city life and experience its thrills was well played, but the husband and the slightly addled old Judge (Lewis Stone) overdid their parts to the point where the action dragged woefully. Paul Lukas, however, contributed his usual sauve performance, and If he ran true to form got better as the picture progressed. Perhaps it is because this was the third of a trio of decidedly mediocre talkies that we are able to say so little for it. L OVE ME TONIGHT strikes a new note in musical comedy technique—the perfect synchronization of plot and music in as flawless a gem of entertainment as has graced the silver screen since the memorable dciys of Golddiggers of Broadway. Instead of having a chorus introduce the song hits we have a novel medium in Love Me Tonight: Maurice hums and sings the intriguing ditty first in his shop, a customer carries it to the street, taxi- driver whistles it to his patron who takes it to a troop train where soldiers sing it marching through the country-side, introducing It to a band of gypsies who finally sing it •to a princess mooning on her solitary balcony. In another instance, the song be- Ih a, moonlit garden; eo'perhaps we ought to make allowances for the light-hearted Maurice. • At Any rate, Love Me Tonight Is all that musical comedy lovers wish, tt opens ah avenue entirely closed to' the stage, In the rapid shitting of scenes and the easy sequence of songe by individual members of the cast. Whether-you have-ever liked the Frenchman in former pictures, it Is a safe bet that you enjoyed this talkie. A FTER TWELVE WEEKS of war and bloodshed replete with tortures kidnapings, insults, and ignominy, the two fair heroines of The Last of the Mohicans (serial "thrillers" at the Call) finally emerged from their gruelling: orgy Saturday night with their locks perfectly coifed, their velvet dresses unwririkled, and their lovely dispositions apparently unruffled by harrowing adventure. ' It is one of the tributes to unsung womanhood, this nonchalance with which colonial feminity braved the dangers and terrors; of the dastardly French, the blood-thirsty redskins, and the rigors of the frontier.-Well may the modern maid, sitting at a bridge table and counting up her and a le Culbertson, look back with sigh of genuine relief to her less ortunate sisters of a couple of cen- urles ago who were dragged shame- ully over rocks by 'Magwa, Indian hief and villain de luxe. And the urprislng part of it is the way hose colonial dames kept their mar- els intact and their velvet dresses teamed while waging ceaseless arfare against the savage tribes' of he forest. Alas, modern clviHza- ion is Indeed on the down grade. EX-KOSSUTH SCHOOL HEAD WINS DEGREE Union Twp., Oct. 11—M. K. Spery, Renwick superintendent, attend- d the first session of summer chool at the state university .:and eceived a master's -degree.. Mr. Sperry was superintendent at Lone Rock and at Ledyard before going o Renwick, and he has many riends in the county.. Florence Weisbrod, Fenton, Des Moines Junor H. S. teacher, also attended summer school, and she received a bachelor's degree. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Weisbrod. WMIHATIIIUl M1TIK MU HISTMCT MtET HEtt **"* ! f \ . • » >"More thin 50 Congtesatiohkl mln- laterg in whatsis 'known, as/ the Mitchell district attended an annual meeting at the local church • last week Tuesday and Wednesday. of the two-day confer ence were reports of Supt. B. A. 'Johnson, Grlnnoll, and Allan T. •Jones, Waycross, Ga,, on missionary work among poor White people : In the South. An address was given by Emmons E. White, missionary In southern India, who told of social, religious, and political . conditions in that country. The Rev. B. M. Southgate, Brltt, was among other speakers. Twins for Redlngs. Twins, a boy and a girl, were born last Thursday at the Koesuth hospital to Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Reding They have an. older daughter,'Mrs. Reding was formerly Alice Stell. Council Minutes Change Can't Cure Depression is another story) are so low that it already takes many [Sioux City Journal.] Taking the American people on the average, the psychology of their voting will be because of the unhappy conditions now obtaining and the desire for a change in administration. There are hundreds of thousands of .voters, men and women, who actually believe that the moment Gov. Roosevelt went into the White House a great change in conditions would come. They are confident that, indeed, "happy days" would be here again. Every good citizen, regardless of party affiliations, would like to see such a transformation if Gov. Roosevelt were elected. All sensible persons, however, would know that the miracle had not been wrought by the new administration and that the only good effect the change could have would be to inspire the people as a whole to co-ordinate their own abilities in the direction of recovery. That, too, would be pure psychology, not a miracle worked by the new chief executive. •President Hoover did not bring the depression. He did not make it worse. Intelligent judgment seems to agree that he prevented a national disaster. If. Al Smith had been elected in 1928 he would not have been responsible for the depression that surely would have fallen upon the country, yet the psychological verdict would have been that he brought the nation to ruin. Democrats everywhere are to be congratulated on their 1S2S defeat. If they had won then, they might not have recovered in half a century from the condemnation of the American people arrived at most gins in a dream, is then sung by various members of the cast in their preparations for a new day Director Reuben Mamoulian has caught the wistful charm of the audacious Maurice to an even more artistic degree than the talented Ernst Lubttsch and has transferred it to the screen in all Its delicate shadlngs of expression. Love Me Tonight, because it ie nojrel perfectly directed, capably acted and artistically photographed stands as one of the high lights of the 1932 screen season. Maurice Chevalier is a tailor, who makes 20 suite for a Vicomte. Unable to collect he goes to castle o the uncle of his debtor, poses as a baron for expediency, falls in love with the Princess, and eventually wins his sweetheart, a la musica comedy style, when she overtakes train on horseback and claims he hero. Director Mamoulian has given th rhythmic Maurice a huge castle se1 with a bewildering array of glgantl doors, sweeping stairways, and stupendous ball rooms in which to frolic tunefully In perfect time with a heavenly orchestra. No detail has been overlooked. A trio of ladies-in- waiting surround the princess, while a triumvirate of outstanding males (Charles Ruggles, Charles Butterworth, and C. Aubrey Smith) dogs the steps of the unfortunate Maurice. The lovely Myrna Loy is simply thrown in for good measure, and what a measure it is. The only illogical feature of the picture is the Algona, In., September 29, 1932— City council met in regular session on this day at the-city hall, and among other things allowed the following bills: ELECTRIC FUND J. W. Kelly, salary — ? 155.00 Leo Bellock, salary 140.00 Tom Halpin, salary 130.00 Walter Gorman, salary — 139.00 H. E. Stephenson, salary— 125.00 Ray Barton, salary 125.00 C. C. Wright, salary &*'' Co., V. 9. " MM) >•*«.«• Bong Co., i.t Great Stuff Products Co., v mdae, . .* ............... Western Uhioh, service ... N. W. Bell Telephone Co., service. ...... 22.2 Kohlhaas Bros. Garage., mdse, and labor Stafe's Cafe, nwtae. -. 16 George Moltzbauer, mdse— 6.2 Tire Service Co., mdae. ... 18.4 Kohlhaas Hdw.' Co., mdse.. J.8 Clapp's Master Service, mdse. -—-i—........... Helb.erg's. Garage, mdse. ... 6.0 Collector Internal Revenue, tax ._--_.._-—. —— 110.8 Botsford Lumber Co.,' mdse. .8 F. F. Dutton et al, labor— 253.7 Evert Robinson et ,al, labor 21.4 W. T. Gerdes, refifnd deposit _—'— :•-, -.1.- 73.0 Railway Express Agency, express r-— 47.3 Milwaukee Railroad, frt. on gas, oil .—'...I.-- 212.9 H. W. Post, frt.-and dray- 46.2 Advance Pub. Co,, printing > 45.6 Ernst Thlel, meter reading 26.! Cresco Union 'Elect. Co., current '_._- 2.8 F. S. Norton & Son, mdse.. .', 11.85 Norton Mach. Works, mdee. 62.63 Standard Oil Co., gas 14.40 R. F. Donovan, advance on compensation —. 250.00. SWIMMING POO^L FUND Walter Fraser, salary \L.. e, innot t»l|ver Bdkkcn, ] ahor _ ' ittaeh, #. S. t »of ton * Son, mdae.. Vatiderwerf, md»e. ... Ollvejp. Bftfeken, laiior : .Sklllinf Jlabdr 1 ; +**i.»r _t!'ttundetv'lat>or '.i.^ 1 Wlllard«re«son, man and team . \..* w'.iA.i.i...,^ llloE'? Sfeliilni£~*Hkn. atid team 'fli.........^...... Chas; Wagner et at, labor., ftf/ ^W. -foilt, "frt. and dray,. Lnilrrt'Paine, Recorder, fee Brick Nelson, labor .-«.'--Botsford:Lumber Co., mdse. Bptsford Lumber Co., mdse.: Bo.tsford jjumber CoJ, mdae. . Botsford Lumber Co.i mdse. Wigman.-.Co.,' mdse. _....— , R. 'F. Donovan, compensa- ., tlon Ins. —..........—._ »0.00 10.84 2120 21.25 4.66 80.00 Adah Carlson, salary 136.00 Iowa Machinery & Supply Co., mdse. 29.48 James R. Kearney Corp., mdse. _- _•_•_ 18.32 Wigman Co., mdse.'-..' 95.49 Waldrons Mfg. Co., mdse. _ .85 Lelghton Supply Co., mdse. 39.54 Westing-house Elect. & Mfg. Co., mdse. , , '5985.09 W, D. Allen Mfg..Co., mdse. Wrade & Strlngham Co., • .mdse. Liberty Oil Co., mdse. _... Columbia Sanitary: Wiping 11.88 10.13 3.50 16.50 Cloth Co., mdse. Pittsburgh Equitable Meter Co., mdse. 15.75 Terry-Durln Co., mdse. 67.08 Brown Instrument Co. mdse 92.50 James B. Clow & Sone, mdse. 202.17, White Eagle Oil Corp., mdse. M. & I). Club Next Thursday- Mrs. Winifred Jergenson will en- :erta'in the Mothers & Daughters club at an annual 1 o'clock luncheon week Thursday. Other hostesses will be the present officers in& the officers for the year closing September 1 last. The hostesses will plan the entertainment. Rural Schools Day Planned- Mrs. Lulu Elston, Burt, 1933 rural schools day chairman, called a meeting of the seven teachers at the lenter schoolhouse this week Wednesday to plan the eighth annual affair. Other Union. Mrs. Elsie Adams, St. Petersburg, Vllnn., her sons, Verlin Adams, and Elmer Hanseld went home a week ago Saturday, after a few days at R. W. Will's with the former's niece, Martha and. Alice Will. Mrs. F. S. Thompson, president of the Dlst. No. 4 P.-T. A., announces the initial meeting of the year this week. Thursday .at 3:30 p. m. at the echoolhouse. Our schools will be closed this week Friday. The teachers will attend a county Institute at Algona. FORMER ALGQNIAN DIES IN WESUURIED HERE The body of Martin Jordan, who died at a Boulder, Colo., sanitarium, following an operation for bronchial asthma October 5, was brought to Algona Monday, and burial was made in Rlverview cemetery. A short burial service was conducted at the grave by the Rev.' W, H. Andress, Chaplain of the sanitarium. Mr. Jordan was a well known figure at Algona and Burt 15 years ago, more or less. When he went to Colorado he bought a ranch. He was a lifelong bachelor, and no relatives are known here, He was borjl in Wisconsin, and was 75 at death! In later life Mr. Jordan mode the sanitarium his home, after willing it $50,000. A weak heart and the shock of the operation caused death* 51.10 231.51 39.80 51.01 White Eagle Oil Corp., mdse Electric Supply Co., mdse— General Elec. Supply Corp., mdse. ^Fulton Iron Works, mdse— Security Petroleum Co., gas and ; ,pll , __ __1. 188.02 Line Material Co., mdse. __ Kennedy & ' Parsons Co., mdse. - . . Li H. R. Cowan & Son, mdse. and labor _-._ 1 H. R. Cowan & Son, mdse. ' and : labor _— H: R. Cowan & Son, mdse. and labor 27.49 76.40 17.00 100.39 148.01 993.22 Frank Green, salary .i..._ H. A. -Van Alstyrie, salary. C. ,C, Adams, special police !*••!.' Griffin, special ''police . •Frank Schalln, special po- " ''lice ' .._._..-_....-'.—-_-' Ifrank Green,, dogs' _——. Jesse -.'La»hbrook, salary —_ Jesse .Lashbrook, advance- Elliot Skllllng, . man : and Hilma Ostrum et al, salary N.-W. Bell Telephone Co., service . Klrsch Laundry, laundry . K. D. James, mdae. — WATER FUND J. W. Kelly, salary •27. 83.73' 5.30 • 70, '.00 Frank Ostrum, salary 125.00 Harry Barton, salary ^120.0* Laura Mitchell, salary 103.00 Earl Bowman et al, labor— 135.00 Skelly Oil Co., gas oil 13.19 Lelghton Supply Co., mdse. '9.9if Ft. Dodge -Water • Works, f mdse. ' .... 6.25 George. Holtzbauer, mdse. , ''. and labor — , 12.60 W. S. iNottCo., mdse. —:__ ,?.48 Clapp's Master Service, . ! ; mdse. ; w ...fi'6: Wigman Co., mdse.'—1-— 24.60 L. L. Larson, frt. —. .50 W. J. PeCh & Sons, mdse.— 35.71 Advance Publishing Co., printing 10.95 R. F. Donovan, advance on compensation 26.00 FIRiE FUND C. C. Wright, salary 45.00 Skelly Oil Co., gas and oil— .83 Clapp's Master Service, mdse. •_ v 12.70 General Fire Hose Co., mdse. :_- 240.73 General Fire Hose. Co., mdse. 3.96 Kohlhaas Hdw., mdse. 2.70 The Fyr-Fyter Co., mdse.— 38.70 W. S. Nott Co., mdse. -1 18.00 H. W. 'Post, frt. and dray.- 2.39 Standard Oil Co., gas 1.60, , -,i 45.00 14.70 1186.76 1.17 10.70 47.flO 21.86 669.05 20.50 3.00 34.50 • '76.00 117.00 117.00 12.00 12.00 '12.00 1.60 .76.20 28.00 115:20 Billot' i Skllllng, :;team' ..... — . man and .. 30.00 Wlllard Gregson, .man-and team .'V_— .—- .. '116.80 George, Gunder,' labor 69.90 AGAIN! GAMBLE'S PRESENT the r,LATEST, in radio —^ new .tubes— new,.features—new cabinet deelgn—• two.,8peakerB — 10-tube Super-Het Console,,.:fB9J50. «-tube $49.95. 2-5 labor ... Iftbot ^. .•*»«», gr, TwcGuire, : i L , rvl Uftlben howc7'ca f . . dump ' wr e of dVatlCD Pllhi~l»i.l~ 'Wm. Aman, George Holtzbauer A. V. Hertlg, s!gn ; _ . C. S. Johnson, mdso. !""• I Elbert H. Penning, contract'.]"" ' Botsford Liiml)ci'~c"o""r F. S. Norton & s on '' Mld.-Cont. Pet. m Stand. Oil Co., Lalng & Muckey, Attest: ADAH^CAnTso^ City clerk, ' Announce! *•• •—— INDEPENDENT • ' FOR SUPERVISOR FIRST DISTRICT John H. P Your vote and support A CAR OF Block A • . Coal will arrive Saturday or Monday. Priced right •-"'.v Call 7 19-J . Taylor IncJ Ctowdex, fact that Maurice passes the enchanting Myrna for the somewhat less attractive Jeanette. Miss McDonald sings graciously, however, and makes love quite romantically certainly reasoning. through psychological . Lone Bock Babe Dies. Harry, 2% -year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn W. Leeper, Lone Rock, died Tuesday evening at a local hospital, following a two weeks sickness with intestinal flu. Funeral services will be held this afternoon at 1:30 at the Leeper home, and at 2 o'clock at the Lone Rock church. Burial will be made at Lone Rock. THRILLS OF A BACHELOR BRIDEGROOM BY 125 LOCAL PEOPLE | High School Auditorium, Tuesday, Wednesday, Oct. 18-19 At 8:15 p. m. Admission, Adults 35c. Children 20c s | Special lOc Children's Matinee, Monday, Oct. 17, 7:15 p. m| Swea City News J Elwood Le Roy, 6-months son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Mino, Grant township, died Monday. The child had been sick for some time with a blood clot on the brain. He was the only son, but there are three daughters. Funeral services were held at the Methodist church, and burial was made in the 'Harrison cemetery. John Doocy, who was visiting in Minnesota, has come home. Mrs. Floyd Colwell, a mile north of the Grant schoolhouse, died, a week ago last Thursday. She was born Mary Corvell, and was only 37 at death, which was by a blood clot in a vein. N Errol Young and Harry Wai-bur- ton drove to Mason City Sunday to bring home J. E. Young, who had spent a month in a hospital at Chicago. He is much improved In health. Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Norrls have moved from a farm north of town to the Erickson house in north Swea City. Homemakers in the Smith-Hughes department of the local school have several store windows decorated. At the Curtis furniture store there is a model living room arranged by the second-year girls. A. fireplace, living room, radio, extra cbairs, tables, sides displays they plan amusements, such as a zoo, etc., make a model room at the Sanborn grocery, where the window is decorated with fruit for health, topped by a Barney Google made from vegetables. The pupils are preparing for a fair this week AVednesday at the Legion hall. Be- other with wingless flying bats, green pigs, etc. The band and orchestra will play. The Rev. G. R. McDowell, from the Renwick-Hardy charge, has succeeded the Rev. B. L. Weaver as Methodist pastor. Mr. Weaver was sent to Renwick. Friday evening members and friends' gave a farewell for the Weavers at the church, and 100 persons from the Swea City- Grant charges attended. The Weavers received many gifts, the. event being in the nature of a pound party. The Rev. Mr. McDowell preached his first sermon here Sunday morning before a full house. Ole Peterson was taken to Iowa City Sunday to enter the. university hospital. Mr. and Mrs. James Warburton and Mr. and Mrs. Gus Torine, Lakota, visited the Samuel Warfeur- tons Sunday. Ellen Berg, Chicago, Is yisittng her brothers RJcljard and Whether your taste be for simple or elaborate home furnishings, you will « nd a bedroom suite in ttus group which suits your needs perfectly. 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