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HISTORICAL/ *,»* (MIIS PEDLEY, FORMER ALGONAN, DffiS IN AIR CRASH Orew of Three and Nine Passengers Lose Lives in Crack-up in California Mountain Friday • When the American Air Lines plane crashed and burned Friday .night on. the steep slope of a tiklV ; - fornla mountain near Palm SpVlngs. California, the pilot, Charles JP. Pedley and his two crew menibers .and nine passengers met death. Charles F. Pedley was a former Algona boy, a cousin of Harry Nolle, this city, arrd his death Is regretted by many old frfends and school mates. ' Boyhood In Kossnth He was,born In Cedar Falls and came to Kossuth with his parents, .Mr. and Mrs. James Pedley and the family lived about three miles south of this city. Charles received his schooling here up to the eighth grade, when the family moved tc Brttt, where he was graduated. He took up flying when a youth and after having reached the pilot stage of operation he moved to Dallas, Texas, an-d his wife and adopted son live there now. He piloted an Airways plane regularly between Dallas and California points for many years. Visited Here Often About twenty years ago he prised the natives by arriving in a plane and landing lit the R. G. Fry 'pat field west of town where he .Visited his brother, George, then Jiemployed there. Off and on he :carne here for visits, the most recent being about three years ago 'when he and Mrs. Pedley visited 'at the Harry Nolle home. Survived by Parents Mr. and Mrs. James Pedley, parents survive. They are living 'n a suburb of Dallas. They will be remembered by many of the older residents of Algona and vicinity. Also surviving are the brother, Geo., farming at Glllham, Kansas, and a sister, Viola, w.'th Western Electric Co f , at Cicero, 111. His wife, a Texas girl, and an adopted son, also surylve. , V Started as Stunt Flyer <Chas. Pedley, from early boyhood, always had an urge to be a flyer and In his earlier experience with planes the developed into a stunt flyer. This he 'followed for several years before jotalng up with •American Airways. He had a record of -being one of ten men in the United States with a credit of the most flying hours over all other pilots. For a time he was connected With the office details of American AfrWays but this palled on him and he took up flying transport planes. He had been associated with • the Airways concern nearly twenty years, T.C.HUTCHISON ;. f .;,..... i...., Established 1865 ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27,1942 Ten Pages VOL. 71,—NO, 43 PREDICTED LIGHT VOTE ELECTION DAY Sgt. W. J. Lamuth With Bomb Squadron Somewhere in England IN NAVY RELIEF In appreciation of the work accomplished by T. C. Hutchison 1 , as county chairman of the navy relief commit toe, the national committee has awarded Mr. Hutchison a certificate of merit signed by Clarence DMloir, national chairman, Gardner Cowles, Jr., state chairman and. Admiral-Ernest J. King, U. S. Navy, president of the Navy Relief Society. Cowles Writes Letter •In a letter addressed to Mr. Hutchison, Gardner Cowles writes: Dear Theodore:— The Navy Relief Society has asked me to send you -the enclosed official recognition of your patriotic services as Kossuth county chairman in our recently completed successful campaign for funds in Iowa. 1 should like to express the appreciation of the Navy Relief Society and the personnel of the navy, embracing the marine corps and the coast guard for your generous contribution of t.'mo and effort in the conduct of your drive. It has been a great pleasure to be.associated with you In this most worthy undertaking, , }.••.''•' 'f Sincerely, : Gardner Cowles, Jr. Mr. Hutchison- appreciates the receipt of the certificate but he ina.'ats that the success of 'the'drive was due to the fine help of the newspapers In the county and splendid co-operation of the town and township navy relief workers. MARKETS In a letter to his father, Matt Lamuth, city, Sergeant W. J. Lamuth announces his safe arrival in England. The letter was written Sept. 16. Sergeant. Lamuth tells of his impressions of England and her people, say- Ing hat they have funny talk and odd customs but that they are very nice and friendly. "Most of the people around here ride bicycles and their cars are very small," says the sergeant. "We experience blackouts here all the time and it sure feels funny never to see a place lighted up at night. The money here also Is different and I haven't yet, learned to know just what it's worth. Cigarettes over here are 70c a carton, 7c a package, any make, cheap smoking. The country around here Is very pretty, everything is green and beautiful." Sergeant Lamuth !-s with a ibonrblng squardon according to (his address on the envelope. Whittemore Cullens Have Now Four Sons Serving Uncle Sam , Wh'lttemqre^.Ppstmasterand JM£s 7 John'"C\dfen7 noW'have four sons in' the army and all enlisted: Cleophas J. Cullen.-stationed at Jacksonville, Florida; Maurice Cullen, at Camp Crook. Neb.; Edmund Cullen at Camp Hood, Texas, and Pat Cullen at Miami, Fla. The!* son-in-law, Paul Urich, is stationed at Camp Sill, Oklahoma. Their grandson, Jerry McTigue of Emmetsburg, enlisted in the navy and will leave for Great Lakes Training Station near Waukegan, Monday. '' BLIND MUSICIAN IN CONCERT HERE THURSDAY NIGHT Clalr Hobart, musician and composer, will appear in a concert at the Ffrst Lutheran church here on Thursday evening at 8:00 p. m. He will present renditions of great masters and some of his own compositions. Mr. Hobart, born in 1914, has been blind since he was three months' old. He began to. show musical talent at a tender age, play- HOGS Heavy butchers, 180-200 ............ $13.00 Heavy butchers, 200-300 ....... , 11.15 Packing sows, 270-360 ....... ..... M.CO Packing sqws, seo-400 ..... . ...... is.co Packing SOWS, 400-450 ................ 13.60 CATTLE Owners, and cutters ...... ..$5.00*7.00 B-at; yeftrlings ........ .......... . 10.60^11,50 Sfett* steers .... ...... , ............... B.OO-ltOO VeW calves ........... - ...... „ ........ 8,00.14.00 Fat. «eers ------- ...... - ...... :.... 10.50*11,60 JFfttvcows ................................ 7.00-8.25 ....-..-....,- ...... - ............. 8.50-9.60 Nora white *om, new ................ ?.80 Wo, 2 mixed corn ........... -.••... -84 Mi No, 2 yellow com ......................... 65 3D lb. teat white oats ....... , ........... 38 Jjfo, 8 yellow soy bwng ...„ ....... LOO Wo, 9 toMley ....... . ..... „ pic , ,*&>, I i— -:..- M« ' No. 9 '. 48c over $ Iba. -. WO 4 to $ Ibs. ..,., He Under 4 Iba. ,420 , pver 4H - ttc Cocks, undejr 4H ...~ Sc Spring* oyer g Iba J$Q ~ rtofs, 4 to 6 Hw, 17c fhorna „...„,. 16o ing tunes on the piano at the age of two whMe sitting in a high chair, At the age of six he composed his first number and at seventeen he composed his first gospel hymn. He graduated from Quatavus Adolphus College at St, Peter, Minn., in 1935, having specialized in music. All are welcome to this musical and spiritual treat, At each concert he reads a portion 1 of the scripture from his Braille copy of the Bible. No admission will ba charged, but a free- offering will fee taken at the c}pse Of the concert. '<•*'. FirttQwrtnofRqd Completed fey NQV, 1 TlM? Rejii jCJroM Pandage room will be open thii week Tuesday, Wednes* day, Thur»day and Fri-day 'afternoons ,ftp4 Jn the eyenipp of |he •ame ! day!-with $be exception of ^edjiesdjijif,', Any womefl whs C*« ipend some time there are, asked tQ do, so, Workers are asked to bring a, cjeafl house dress a.nd change upon their arrival at the headquarters in the former Arlo's Grill. They CHESTER GEORGE TO ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI, JOB Served as Field Executive In Scouting Here for Year and a Half; Loyal Worker After having served the past year and a half as field executive in the Prairie Gold Area Boy Scout Council w.'-th headquarters in this city, Chester George on November l$t will leave for St. Joseph, Missouri, where he has accepted a position as field executive for the Pony Express Council. He will take up his duties there at once. New Executive Here Elson Fischer, who has served as field executive at Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, the past two years, will take over Mr. George's activities here. He comes to a situation here with the set-up of the council and the work in- the field right up to the minute through the efficient management ..and executive ability .of Mr.. George. Algeria scouts, parents of scouts : and - .the ...'officals -.of: the council regret Mr. "George's leiaving He and h/s family" have made many friends during their residence here Council Adopts Resolution The scout council met at the high school Monday night and along with other business attended to adopted the following resolution: "For the past year and one-half Chester R. George has served as field executive in the Pra'.rie Gold Area Boy Scout Council and has made his headqaurters in the Kossuth district. We of the Kossuth District Council feel that he has given loyal, efficient an-d successful service to the cause of scouting dur'.ng this period. It has been a pioneering period—a period when scouting was being introduced for the first time, or after a lapse ol year's, in much of the area. Such a task has required organizationa ability, tact, the aibil'ty to surmount discouraging obstacles and above all, hard patient work. Mr. George has exemplified all of these qualities-in generous measure. For the 'past 15 months the Prairie Gold Area Council has lead the entire middle west fri membership growth Mr.-George has had a real part in making it possible for the area to attain this record. "The Kossuth District Council keenly regrets that we are to lose the services of Mr. George, but is happy that he Is to have the opportunity to work in a larger field of servf-ce at St. Joseph. Missouri We want him to know that we have deeply appreciated his work here and that we wish him every success in his new field." The above resolution was uno mously adopted by the Kossuth District Council. . Petit Jurors For November Term The following is a list of the Petit Jurors drawn to serve at the November, 1942, term of the District Court. They are to report for service on Tuesday, December 1, 1942 at n'ne o'clock a. m. John B, Boyer, Bancroft. W. W. Boettcher, Bun. Robert Boettcher, Fenton. L. S. Bohannon, Algona. Louis Bosnia, Jr., Buffalo Center. , ; :^-....;^r S :. ' \ :.:-:-:, .' . %; JohiVJBiihllgSu'• Burt.;;./." - '>VJ.ncent : rigruIsei Wesley. ,Wm. Decker, Whittemore. Mildred Fox, Wesley. Ed!th Falk, Titonka. Floyd Gardner, Algona. Walter Hans, Lakota. DeEtta Hall, Wesley. Julius Hill, Bancroft, Martin A. Jenson, Algona. Wm. Janvrin, Titonka, Matt .Jennet, Bode. W. H, Merrlam, Bode, Ben Miller, Buffalo Center Wm, Meyer, Jr., Whittemore. Ben Mayer, Ledyard. ' Milford Mitchell, Lone Rock. Pearl Nichols, Algona, Earl Preston, Armstrong. . Louis Reilly, Lone Rock. John Schueler, Bancroft.' John Steenhard, Lakota. Elmer Smith, S\yea City, Mrs. LeRoy SchUtz, Bancroft. Frank TeBechorst, West Bend: 'IN. Q. Taylor, Wesley, Mabel Tjaden, Burt. .Clara Welg, Wesley, Clarence Ward, Wesley, Bernard Wolf, LuVerne, Ev^ry Question in Fuel Oil Application Must be Answered to . rationing bo*r* mu»t b« answered rjtOi, It M* been found *» MM&Pitiiwi unlew evew quj*, ttflS J» covered fully, TMe«»th}s Is done the lK»r4 x>W»t returii the application to the consumer to comlete o $fe» »>IW of i»»rd and it nwy b» en» Vhftt tbi» would mean in Of flelw*, with »ojne cations ^to lake **re of, hoard urge* th»t «9MHR>>fl Maxine Moore Hasn't Missed Sunday School in Eleven Years For the past eleven years Max'.ne Moore, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Marc Moore has attended the Presbyterian Sunday School without missing a single session. In other words for 572 consecutive Sundays she has attended class and the records show her presence. Snow, sleet, rairr, heat, the weather element during those 11 years didn't stop Maxine for a minute. And a close second to Maxine is Valeria Butts, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Butts, w'-th a record of ten years, 520 consecutive Sundays. Attendance Records Fine The Presbyterian church here Shows £ome further records In Sun- Hay School attendance on the part of the younger folks with Robert Butts, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Butts, 9 years; Shirley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Bowman, nine years, and her two 'brothers, Durwood with nine and Chris with eight years; Ardis, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Alf Kresensky, seven years; Bob, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Ppmmerening, seven years; and Marjorie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Furst, six years. _;%'::, ^Perfect Attendance Phis V'iSt'a' rally day service held at the Presbyterian church Sunday perfect attendance pins were awarded to other pupils of the Sunday School as follows: One year—Eldon Holmes, Carron Doring, Jerry Anderson, Sherman Ludwig, Marvin Richardson, Tommy Durvan, John Peterson, Margory Richardson, Lou'se Prensen, Marjorie Mitchell, Beverly Turner, Harold Dalns, Ronald Peterson. Two years—Sherman Wayne Ludwig, Sonny Helmers, Kathleen ScrMj- ner, Claudia Pollard, Bonnie Durnin, Beverly Helmers, Kathleen Schrufer, Myrna Latch, Sheridan Strayer, Arleen Schrtffer, Mary Eaa- on and Sharon Strayer. For Three Years RutK Steinman. Dorothy Nichols, Marjorie Eason, Malcolm Lund and Carol Finn. Four years—Jerry Ludwig, Alice Kresensky, Luella Malueg. Five Years—Mrs. C. W. Bowman, Neva Bowman, Barbara Ludwig and Marilyn Furst. Bible for Class Following, the .awarding of the ^perfect attendance ^Ins members of the promotion class were^given each a Bible upon'which was" engraved the class member's name as follows: Sheila Arm Hansen, Richard Amunson, Bernice Durnin, Merline Gillespie, Harr.'etta Brown, Beverly Turner, Beverly Coughey, Beverly Helmers, Marilyn Furst, Allan McDowell and Stanley Sorensen. Phillips Wants Overseas Men's Addresses Now To enable relatives and friends to have tho correct addresses of Overseas Men for the mailing of Christmas Cards, Greetings and Newspapers, by October 80, pletwe send post card with rank, name, name, post office address of sol r dier, sailor or marine to C. A. Phillips, Home Service Officer, American Red Cross, box 651, Algona, Iowa. Dp it now! FENTON, WINNER OF CHICAGO TRIP Will Attend National 4-H Boys' and Girls' Congress Nov. 29 to Dec. 3; Member of Fenton Club Dorothy Dreyer, daughter of Mrs. Elnie Dreyer, Fenton, Iowa, has won a trip to the National 4-H boys and girls congress to be held in Chicago November 29 to December 3. Dorothy, who has been a member of the Fenton Forwards 4-H club for eight,years, received the state award oh Her 'food preparation work for this year. She has a good long time record in 4-H work, including being president of her local club .two years and being county secretary one year. Attended School at Ames During summer of 1941 Dorothy attended the six weeks Youth School for,4-H boys and girls in Ames. She was Kossuth county delegate to the state conservation camp in 1939 and won a trip to the state 4iH girls' convention in 1940 on her flre prevention record. At the state fair in 1941, she, received .two blue ribbons on a conservation poster and a laundry bag and won a second place on her long time conservation book. This year the number of 4-H boys and gi-rls from Iowa to attend the congress is twenty, three of which will be from Kossuth county. Robert Mayer and Wayne Barr of the Algona Dairy club, will also go to Chicago with their dairy feedlig demonstration, having won this trip at the Dairy Cattle Congress In Waterloo. Esther Lavrenz Now Working in Wisconsin Miss Esther Lavrenz, daughter of Mrs. Henry Lavrenz, city, is now employed in Wisconsin Rapids, Wls as employment manager for the Ahdawagam Paper Products Co Miss Lavrenz became an employee of this firm October 19 and has charge of the hifing and transfer of the employees in the plant proper. This plant manufactures care board boxes and employs approximately 155 people. They also have a defense contract. Miss Lavrenz was employed by the U. S. Employment Service for a number of years, .haying-worke< at-'Algona and at .Des Moines. 2,000 POUNDS OF CARP TAKEN FROM SOFT WATER POND Fifty Northern Pike and 12 Bushels Small Fry Game Fish Saved for River Saturday * Fritz Pierce, local game warden, with the help of Several members of the local conservation league and two men and equipment from the state headquarters, dragged the so-called soft water pond just south of town Saturday afternoon to save what fish had remained in there since the lack of water prevented them from getting back into the river. These fish had found their way into the pond during the early year high stages of the river. A Ton of Fish The pond was dragged just onne with a 300 foot net. "~-Out of the catch were taken over a ton ot carp. These were brought to shoj'e and most of them were taken- up by" Algona people, the balance distributed to farmers who use them for live stock feed. Mr. Pierce sa : -d that fifty northern pike were taken, one of which weighed almost n'.ne pounds. Twelve bushels of small game fish were taken, perch and bullheads about 12,000 of the latter estimated. A few large mouth bass were also found. This is tho first fall this spec.'cs has been found in the bayous and reflects that this variety placed in the river three years ago is on the increase. Fish to North River The catch of game fish were placed in the r.'.ver north of the Plum Creek dam because conservation men were afraid of the low waters in this neighborhood freezing and killing them. It will be remembered that three years ago there were thousands of game fish killledl '.n the river near Algona because of low water and the sewage disposal from the city. Further rescue work is contemplated by Mr. Pierce and the state men south of here within the nexi week if weather permits. 'r™r ' Titonka Soldier is Promoted to Corporal Jack Uhlenhake, Whittemore Boy, Knows His Football; Takes First The Minnesota game with Michigan proved the bad luck game for the majority of the guessers in the football guesstog contest Saturday. It begins to look like Minnesota was a hoodoo to the guessers. Jack Uhlenhake, of Whittemore on a Dan Engesser card, had the best score of the hundreds turned in Saturday noon. He set out the right teams as .winners on the card and his error points reached 74. On a Smoke Shop card, Ted Vera, Algona, was second with but one game guessed wrong and his error points amounted to 82. On a' Barry's Recreation card George Crouqh, Algona, figured the scores to take third tout C. W. Nlcoulln on a Smoke Shop card, also figured the scores about right and he t.'ed with Crouch for third with 87 error points. Clyde Ridenour Fourth On a Zander's card Clyde Ridenour, Algona, worked out scores to get him fourth place and he was only one error point above the two •who tied for third, 88. And Julian gjQhrischilles came in for fifth prtze again this week, on a Barry's Recreation card. This is the third time tine Chrischillcs, name -has pulled down a prize. Those boys sure know how to guess their football scores. At that Cletus Koppen, Whittemore, on a Dan Engesser card was within one point of the Chrischillcs guess. Some Awful Guessing Several cards came in upon which there was some terrible guessing, mostly because of the Minnesota score and scores ^running so h?.gh, Buena Vista at Dubuque, for in. stance turning in 46 to 0 in favor of the latter and four of the winning teams having scores in the 20's. . Donald Will, Lewis Gilbride and Mrs. -D. S. Hutch'son, for instance, all had perfect \Viirming score cards, but their error points all ran above the 100 mark. And when the teams run away with big score there is nothing that can be done but set the'guessing out as awful. There were more than 50 cards turned in where nine of the ten games had been guessed correctly as to winners, but big scores raised error po'nts so easily and many of the guessers lost out because of 'being too generous with their favorites. October Finishes With Regular Chill When the radio announced Saturday that there was a cold wave on the way with 15 as low there was a, rush to -garages and service stations for anti-freezing fluid. And the, weatherman- made good his promise, though a day later, when he gave us IS Monday morning. Accord* Jng to Harry Nolle, weathermen, October to going out on the colder order. The average temperature for the week was 40.3 but the normal should have been 49-7, *Vnd October has been an unusual month for temperature with the avt 10 degrees above normal up tQ day. The record: Truck Owners Must Make Application Those of the truck owners in Kossuth who have not as yet received their application for Certificate of War Necessity should immediately contact the flfiice of Defense Transportation at Mason City, according to County Chairman Bob Loss, All applications must be filled out and in the hands of the defense transportation office before November 15th. This is important if the applicants want to continue operation of their trucks. They must have a certificate, Tuewlay, 29 High Low Satiirdsy. «<""!Z!!!.'! Sunday, 9& ...„; 78 .44 Name* of Kojfuth Soldiers to be Enrolled on Pnard Ifcft frame, enrollment I the court far the honorary has be«n iWW VflMJM* Electricians Work On Irvington Line Irvlngton: Electricians from the city Qf-AJgpna started wprk Monday morning on the Irvington electric high line. All secondaries lead- Ing f-nto each farm home will be grounded thus eliminating- any dangerous hazard*. The line now has AW <j£ected Mvtrtsw s'men to injure of safety »lon» , *r Stale ,~V" Tl l bifhways Mrs. Lloyd Robinson Heard Here Sunday Over Station KFVD Algona friends of Mrs. Lloyd (BorghMd) Robinson were pleased to listen to her broadcast Sunday afternoon shortly after 2:30, over station KVFD, Fort Dodge, when she spoke in her native Norwegian tongue to give a message to.the people of Norway. Her talk was recorded and will later be beamed to the Scandinavian countries. Mrs, Rofoinson's talk was outstanding In it's spirit and comprehensive message of cheer and'en^ couragement. She last visited her people nea,»> Trondbeim in 1029, After Mrs, Robinson completed her speech the translation- was read In English by one of the KVET> an* nouncers. Arthur ' W. Boyken^. .son t .of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Boyken, Titonk'a, entered-.the service last April and received'his -basic training at Fort Benjamin Harrison, In-diana. He was recently promoted to "corporal and transferred to Maxwell Field, Alabama,--and from there to the U. S. Army Air Force Basic Flying School &t BalnbrMge, Georgia, where he is jiow located. MANY '42 ALGONA GRADUATESENTER COLLEGE FOR YEAR Twenty-rthree members of the Algona high school class of '42 have taken up work in different colleges for the year, as follow:!: Kenneth Asa, business college; Merle Bacon, Iowa States, Ames; Max Bartholomew, Iowa Sta':e, Ames; Ida Bernau, I. S. T. C., Cedar Falls; Bonita Bosworth, i. S. T. C., Cedar Falls, summer; Harriet Brown, Drake, Des Moines Merle Conklin, Dubuque University Du'buque; Richard Ditaworth, lows State, .,\mes;' George Button,- 1,-S T. ;; G...-edar'"'Falhr; Lois Gardner I. S. T. C., Cedar Falls, summer Robert Geigel, Iowa University Iowa City; Mary Ellen Halpin, Iowa State, Ames; Charlotte Johnson, Cornell College, Mt. Vernon; James Ken-efick, Iowa State, Aine's; Owen Nichols, Iowa State, Ames; Burns Nugent, Harvard, Cambridge. Mass.; Richard Palmer, Coe, Cedar Rapids; Emma Jeanne Ringgenberg, Iowa State, Ames; Mart Schemei, Coe, Cedar Rapids; Audrey Slagle business college, Mason City; Rosalie Swanson, Cornell College, Mt Vernon; Louise Wadleiglv I. S. T C., Cedar Falls; Calvin Wadleigh, Iowa State, Ames. lAURABURtB, 64, FORMER RESIDENT, DEAD, MASON CITY Two Daughters jp Algona Survive, Mrs. Catherine Lashbrook and Mrs. Zelda McGuire .Following an- illness of severa weeks Mrs. Laura Helen Burtis died in a Mason City hospital Friday night. The Burtis family l.'.ved in Kossuth for a number of years south of here, and for a time "JK Wesley. She moved to Mason City in 1928. Many Survlvprs Mrs. Burtis was born at Pilger Nebraska, Sept. 25, 1879. Surviving are her husband, Clyde of Edmond, Washington, an-d six daughters Mrs. Catherine Lashbrook am Mrs. Zelda McGuire, Algona; Mrs Sadfe Brown and Mrs, Dorothy Ashlock, of Mason City, and Evelyn and Gladys Burtis at horns. Four sons, Edward, Lyle, Hartley and Roland, all in the army, and Allen, of Minneapolis, also survive. A sister, Mrs. Ida Asch, Pilger, Nebraska, and a half brother, Paul Huebner, also In Nebraska, .- and 13 grandchildren, are survlv- ', ors. One son, Donald, died in 1910. Burial in Algona, Funeral services are being held today at 1:39 In the Wesley Methodist church'with Rev, Paul Peter* son in charge, Following these services Interment will be made in the Riverview cemetery at Al? NATIONAL, STATE, COUNTYTICKETS TO BE VOTED UPON Polls in Kossuth Open at 8 A. M. and Close at 8 P. M.; Contests Are Few This Year -Next Tuesday at 8 o'clock In the morning voters will start the trek to the polls to cast the!* vote for national, state and county officers. [t Is generally agreed that the vote ;his year will be comparatively light. The farmer is busy with his bean and corn harvesting and then, too, there are thousands of younfc voters in the service, many of whont would have cast their first vot«f. The campaign has been rather list-less and if that is an indication tlte vote will be light. j Contests in County Few Compared with former years the contests in the county are few thifti year. Perhaps the most interesting of these Is that'"t»r Petel- -Kfeifcenv- republican, present-.county supervisor- In the 6th • district, who, la running on the Independent ticket In competition with MyrbjB S. Johnson, republican and Franfr Bauer, democrat, J>oth of Swea Cite. Mr. Helken is serving his third term as - supervisorT \ County Candidates Quiet S In- the line-up of county candidates no fights of any consequence have developed. The candidates of both parties have made personal campaigns, quiet and, eventless, in no case has there, been the usual battle for votes. The office of county treasurer - has no candidate on the democratic ticket and- the office of county auditor has no candidate on the -republican ticket. Some TJownshlp Competition , (Four offices in as many townships have contests this year. In Greenwood township there are t\vo candidates for trustee, George Nyman, republican, and.'A. J. Renger, democrat. A. like situation exists in Whittemore, where Wm. Meyer, republican; opposes. Adam Wicltten- dahl, democrat. ..In.'German town- !ahlp"' r tviro: ; tJffli(:es^-tnoSe /of~ .truaffeft-; and dcrjc^haye two conteslantB'i John Cdrdes, republican and Falkett' Stecker, democrat, running for trustee, and R. .W, Gingrich, republican, opposing Henry Schmidt, 'democrat, for clerk. In' Lincoln township a battle for assessor is ori with Albert Doden, republican, oppostog Belle M. Koppen, democrat. Threo Justices hi Algona While there are two candidates entitled to a place on the 1 ticket in each party In this city the democrats nominated but one on their ticket, Chas. Ostwinkle, present-justice. .On the republican .ticket two .are, l*i the running, Delia Welter, .prpscnt incumbent, and J. B. Johnston. First and Third Supervisors; '' The fight for supervisors in th,e First and Third districts has rather arisen from campaigns of former years. In the,. First, John .Froser,, democrat; present chairman of the, board, of Rlverdale 'tbwnshlp, Is J>pr' posed by F. K. Clapsaddle, republican of Lu Verne township. It Js> Mr. Clapsaddle's first attempt to hold public office. .Jn the Third district W., S. Cosgrove, democrat, present member, Is 'being-opposed by W, A. Schram, repuW.'can. TfcOa contest has also assumed slightly larger .proportions than has some of the other offices. National and State ' On the national ticket'the fight beteen Senator Herring, democrat, and George Wilson, republican bfts assumed the , larger political, bai- 4le,;wlth;> Eia>;Breen, democrat, against t'Fred'Grilchrist, republican and-presnt •incumbent for cgngvesti In- this district running a close second. The Kraschel and Hlckpn- looper contest for governor I? perhaps third in proportion whUe th> rest of the t'ckets, both democrat and republican', for state officers |s comparatively quiet, In fact one would hardly think there was a campaign going on. • j Constitutional Amendment ; Voters will be offered the opportunity to vote on a state constltif- tic-nal amendment whioh provides that no money <?e,n be diverted f-ron» the state highway funds .except-for use in building, maintaining '" \V, M. Carpenter*, of We*t Bend, Reunion .West Bend: All of the chiloren. Jim Murtagh Home On Week's Furlough i Foljo pHti-nH ^, m^mm^M^^ VWAP JfeM» e«WPtQ9 S granddaughter of Mr Mr», W, 'It, Carpenter gathered at th^,h«me fhmday for ft fawlly re.._.-_ """fe present wj?re Mr. and Carpenter and sonj? of ~ ,-,,,ywoxj4 CaHt! Mr. »n$ „.,„ PWJUp Carpenter of West Concord, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Bernall PflUflajsA §f y Mr, and Mrs. " R°y wT.JJen. ftPd daughter of tar^-m' wwl *frs 4vtfy Ct.,. „ ter smq'pWl<iren, M;v aQd Mrs. EJv SgStt Greater f«4 dftughtey of ~ ma HOT LUNCH TAG DAY BRINGS IN NICE )*4Mfc£$'fjl!nL A//! : 9tiPk % cjHWi^fv tfte hot lunch tagf d»Y8 here Friday and Saturday, co-oper-r atton on the part oj the public wa* fltcnnly eM*afrlfc>I»*M> ^a***! aha HB««A«*^^ are yt| fey*ral workew . ~ ' .the Frj <Jw *al M 42 ittf ness. .> }n t ' Vote Pgbt ., About ^QOj^iiyperr turned, and marked;, their ballots In 1940 election,' Of course It Inclu a natlQn^.pi^enjtia^ He^et, would Inoreasc Interest in an tion. Bajjui^jpflff th^t vote lots were" printed th!« year to |,, such a,^^ v^Vlt IS doHWuJ,'« »i e thai} 9,000 balta^ will ;.«•,!

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