Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on January 5, 1933 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, January 5, 1933
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KMOSMIVE GJ TH .P.FROM ! TEMPLES ' The courthouse went democratic Tuesday. So did the stotehouse. It was a clean sweep t the courthouse; also at the fltatehouse,Pairing governor. Go*- ^gtt Herring doesn't take of- Waf till next Monday. The general hna to declare him elected Ant. . *Tho democrats are going to have banauet at the Hotel Fort Des next Monday night. It will the ne V . governor and lieu- governor, the new atatehouse filolflls below them, and the six Sw democratic congressmen. It is announced that 750 platea will be laid. The new house to three-fourths democratic. The situation ,in the Senate seems clouded, though nominally the republicans have a majority of two. the count is 25''repub- licans 23 democrats, two seats con-, tested! There may be a pretty little fleht to determine '.which side Is 'later a nd gets .the. plums. Senator raTterson Avlri:>e> the thick of It; The ienWe "rep:i*llpan8;; recently held an unofficial caucus at DCS Molnee and nanled a patronage committee of nine.' Patterson is a member 'There will tie ah official caucus Saturday afternoon,- to pick candidates for president ipro-tem and secretary of the senate. The democrats W ill catfcua too.' v • •. ,..• ... The house democratic .caucus will be held Saturday forenoon to choose candidates for speaker, speaker pro- tern, and chief clerk. There won't be any doubt that, what this caucus aays goes. Presumably Representative Boiinstetter will take part. After the two houses get going It won't make much difference about the political line-up. In both the membership will divide then on other considerations. DEADBEAXS-^You can't escape 'Streptococci; if you do ,a credit; tousl^ ness you can't escape deadlbeats. ^They'll contrive somehow to get-on- : to your books. The hard-boiled credit manager ... who , never gets caught doesn't "exist. ^ • - • So much toy way of kissing goodbye to $518.89 charged off the . An- vance's ledger last week Wednesday. There's :perhaps. $300 or $400 more awaiting a kiss as eoon as a little more time has. established their deadbeat character. . Not ,a subscription deadbeat dollar in that. The subscription deadbeat is a slightly djfferent, kind of microbe. -All. publishers can. see him without a mic'r< '"— " ' Volume 32 ALGONA, IOWA, JANUARY 5, L933 8 Pages Number 17 BOARD HOLDS UP FUND FOR F, JUN1933 Plans to Hold Hearing on Question , ; of Allowing. , The.board of.supervisors Tuesday tabled an application of the county Farm Bureau for its annual appropriation, and it will remain on the table tlll'.later in the mo'nth, when an opportunity for objectors to appear will'be given. Later—Thursday, January 19 has been sot as the date of the hearing, announced later. The hour will CUTS DEPUTY WAGES Demos 7n Control of Courthouse The amount asked for this year is $1750, i whereas It was ?B,000 last year 1 . ' , The required membership affidavit was presented by M. P. Christiansen, treasurer in 1932, and C. R. Schoby, treasurer for 1933. 825 Members Paid Up, According to the affidavit, members paid up 1h cash for Tou roar about high taxes. If you Honest people knew -how much it coats you to make up for .deadbeats, you would let up long enough 'to tfind a gun. It's at least $100,000 a "year right here in"Kos8uth: •"••• —.The thing nbout deadb,eats that continually- 'astonishes -honest folks. is their insoUciance.^'-'in -case you don't know, that's French for "want ot care or concern." Your true dead- fceat never worries about hie financial reputation. -Indeed,' Jt never occurs to him to worry. . He will beat the daylights out ot you, forget It, and return. And he has such a way about him that generally you'll fall for him at least twice. HUNGER FIGHTERS-There's a nook by that name. .It's about scientists who fought climate, ' pests, etc., to mnke the world safe for crops. Juat now the term might be applied to democrats after federal jobs. A Washington, D. C., writer In the Bloux City Journal says the horde oeecendlnE on democratic senators ana representatives is like a grasshopper plague. Some senators don't Dare enter their office suites via the reception rooms; they have to use the waiting 325 •the year 1932. This showing would require the board to make an appropriation of $3250 in 1933. According to law, the county has to put up $10 for every $5 paid for memberships. In discussion of the appropriation it was brought out that salaries and other expenses of the Farm Bureau will be reduced in 1933. The mileage allowance, heretofore 5c, will be dropped to 4c. Us© of Basement Room Asked. Mr. Christiansen asked the board for permission to occupy the former welfare worker's room in the basement of the courthouse, now unoccupied. The Farm Bureau office, Mr. Christiansen said, would be glad to have the room, with the understanding that whenever It was needed 'for county purposes • the Farm Bureau would vacate. In many .other .counties the Farm Bureau has offices in the courthouse, with light, heat, and water furnished. Here the Farm Bureau .would pay for these items. Use of the courthouse quarters would, however, -enable—the organization to save $31j50 a month rent. . Fledge Members Not Counted. ^Presenting ,the», application, Mr.. Christiansert' called attention to an affidavit showing, that 325 memberships had been paid in cash. This does not include pledgee unpaid, though the law permits such pledges to be counted. If they had been filed the membership showing would .have required the appropriation of $500 to $1,000 more. No'list of members was filed, as It isi not required under the law. Mr. Christiaraten sajd, however, that the •books could .be Inspected at . the Farm Bureau office by anyone at any time. MOST OF THE DEPUTIES ON THEJOB YET Retiring Treasu r e r Enters Insurance Business. The democrats took over the entire courthouse Tuesday morning, as the result of the November landslide. Though (Monday was New Year's and a legal holiday, most of the offices were open, while the new holders studied their duties and the outgoing officers cleaned up personal belongings to make way for their successors. The new courthouse'officers are: E. J. Butler, auditor; Maurice Duffy treasurer; E. J. McEvoy, clerk; Carl Dahlhauser, sheriff; J. J. 'Doolcy, recorder. They succeeded •respectively Bertha E. Johnson, H. N. Kruse, Clark Orton, L. E. Hovey, and Mrs. Laura Paine. Few Changes In Deputies. While the heads of the offices changed, there was • little change among deputies. Alma Greiner replaced Mrs. Clara Schaap as deputy clerk, and Casey Loss replaced E. L. Harris as deputy sheriff. In the auditor's office Mr. Butler retained Carl Pearson as first deputy; Harley Bartlett, second deputy; and Irene Vaudt, clerk. Treasurer Duffy retained E. P. Griffith, deputy, and C. S. Pearson, auto license deputy; Mrs. V. J. Sands, clerk, and Eleanor Rahm and Lila 'Bishop, temporary clerks. Recorder Dooley retained Mrs. E. C. Dickinson as deputy. Kruse Buys Insurance Ag-ency. Mr. Kruse, who has purchased the E. F. Rahm and Eugene Schemel insurance business, took possession CONTEST IS ON OVER RQRRED ™ COUNTY NEWSPAPERS For the first time in many years there will be a contest before the •board of supervisors over appointment of Koseuth's official newspa pers. The Advance, the Upper Des iMoines-KepU'bllcan, and the Bancroft Register, which have been the official papers, have filed applications, and Lee O. Wolfe has also filed for the Titonka Topic. Mr Wolfe's paper was official for some years early in the century, but was nosed out by the Register. Tho appointments go by law tc the three. newspapers having the largest circulation. When only three file applications there is no contest but if more than three file, a contest is automatically created, and in that event all the newspapers have to file circulation .lists. Only circulation within the county counts. The board has set January 19 for the hearings, and the circulation lists must be filed at that time. Mr. Wolfe's application is believed to be, an outgrowth of .the recently organized county newspaper organization, which does not include the Algona and Bancroft papers. The republican holdovers are *a c hing the melee with mixed amusement and relief. Since Wil- been had \rtrr nf A —'••«»*> cum 6liu*»»- ng of democratic teeth when-end Job* hi ?! W adm| nfctration cuta off w* by th e tens of thousands. wn week Wednes- looking for a location. he surveyed a Some- . D ». _ attor- Judge Quartbn, the_county bar; A/Hutch- S. E. •MoMa.hon, I* E. 'Lin- Miller. •L. P. A. ' Mr - H - B. White. ncroft. was that be- considering Did that 1 "<U voted against the 'beer or n majority opinion? a * I", 1 you have f i r st » defniite conclusion on vote was a protest Jn which Played only a minor SWIFT PRODUCE PAYS OUT mm HERE One of AJgona's leading business concerns distributed approximately $312,000 In Algona territory during 1932. Approximately ^$8,000 a week was paid out for supplies, labor, and other items. The.firm which transacted this 'business was the Swift produce plant. Matt Lamuth, manager, is proud of the record, in a year in which business, to say the least, was not of the best." •Approximately 350 persons were benefited,- Many are farmers who sell toutterfat, eggs, and poultry. Others are Algona people who live here, pay taxes, a'nd are employed toy Swift & Co. The produce plant is a distinct trade advantage to Algoija merchants,, inasmuch as farmers with butterfat,. eggs, and poultry' to sell brinp it here and after selling ft tp Swift' &' Co. spend the money with local merchants. . • • COUNTY MUTUAL'S ANNUAL MEET TO BE HELD TUESDAY once, but the knocked It out on *t a still Wolfe sito they didn't name a The annual meeting of .the County Mutual will be held at -the courthouse next week Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock for the election of three directors, hearing of reports, anc any other business that may come up: The company, as usual, is in an excellent condition. There were 9 losses this year, but the total fiaid out was less than in 1931, Ipss- es being for small amounts. In 1932 the total paid was $37,793,56 on 159 losses, whereas in 1931 the total was S43.-136.SO on 121 losses. The company has $17,470,000 insurance in force, last week Tuesday, and begins active work this week. - - Mr. (Rahm leaves soon to take up duties as appointee in the secretary of state's office, Des Molnes, and Mr. Schemel is bank examiner at Xivermore. Mr. Kruse operated an insurance agency at Swea City before he was elected treasurer, and so is well acquainted with the business. Mr. Orton will devote his time to his ranch just west of the Ambrose A. Call state park, where, amid virgin timber, he erected a western- style ranch house a year or so ago. Hovey to Write Insurance. Mr. Hovey has been made local agent for the New York Mutual Life Insurance Co. Later he will open an office. For the present he plans to maintain headquarters at his home. He has moved into a. house one block south of the Algona hotel. Miss Johnson, retiring auditor, and Mrs. Paine, retiring recorder, have not made definite plans. Neither was a candidate for reelection. Sheriff Dahlhaiieerimoved into the sheriff's house Monday. '" Treasurer Duffy moved to Algona from Whlt- ,temore a month ago, and is settled In the Johnson estate house, a block west of the 'First Lutheran church. Auditor"Butler moved from, Whittemore to Algona last week, and is settled in the Sampson tenant house on south (Minnesota. Clerk McEvoy and Recorder Dooley are Algonians. Two to iWed. Applications for marriage certificates were filed with retiring district Court Clerk Orton in the last two weeks, of December as follows: Walter G. Meyer, Algona, Charlotte Schneider, Farmington, Minn.; Theodore Tokheim, Swea City, Merle KJuck'hohn, Garner. Licenses were Issued to: Robert Lee Ackerman, Gertrude Maybelle Sage, both of Burt; and to C. V. Froehlich and Wilma Siepman, both of JKossuth • 4 ' ' POOR RELIEF COST WILL SHOW MARKED INCREASE IN 1932 It is practically certain that poor relief expense in Kossuth for 1933 will run above 1931's total of $37,544.25. The first ten months of 1932, all that had been compiled and officially entered up to Saturday, show-* ed a total of $34,230.06, with two mohths, November and December, among the heaviest of the year, yet to come in. The totals by months follow: January $2659.35 February 4145.53 March . __„__•____:;_- 5309.16 April 5130.84 May 2849.75 June 3496.67 Ju 'y - -— _._ 210S.55 August 2405.38 •September 3284.49 October „ , 2843.34 These totals by months are for the months when the bills are paid. In most cases the accounts are contracted in the preceding month. Hence the total given for January, 1932, was for the bills paid on December, 1931, purchases. There is always a marked drop in spring. As appears in . the table April had a total of $5100, tout the expense dropped to $2800 in May. The present levy of three mills raises only approximately $34,000, hence the poor fund has been consistently overdrawn in recent years, Last spring it was necessary to borrow $15,000 from the county general fund to take up overdrafts and leave a working balance. In reality, however, the general fund owed the poor fund for a loan some years ago, when the-poor-tund had an excess balance in prosperity years. The population of the county be- PEPPER IN EYES OF LAKOTA MAN Blinds and Beats Up Victim; Is Caught and Jailed. Christ Reffer, 23, Lakota, was bound to the grand Jury by Justice Danson last Thursday on a. charge of attempt to commit robbery. Reffer and Harold Koppen, 17, threw pepper into the eyes of William 'Schroeder .Jr., Lakota, on December 23, when the latter was going' home at night. The pepper was designed to blind the victim, but the robbers also slugged Schroeder with a rubber hose filled with sand. The. attack was not successful, for . Schroeder put up a stiff fight. Koppen fled when Schroeder was not knocked out by blows from the improvised "billy." Reffer continued the. struggle till Schroeder began to get the best of him, when he also fled. • Slugger to County Jail. Schroeder notified Lakota Delinquent Tax Sale Put Off Till Jan. 30 peace officers, and Sheriff Hovey was called. 'On the way to Lakota he picked up William Ricklefs. Titonka constable. Koppen had left his car near the scene, and a half hour or so after the- officers arrived Koppen came for t and was arrested. He confessed, mplicating Reffer,' who was ar- •ested the same night. Reffer was brought to Algona, vhere he has since been in Jail. Koppen, who- is a minor and was undoubtedly influenced by. Reffer, was eft with his parents, but Is to be brought here when his presence Is desired. -Plans to Plead Guilty. Reffer was out on parole from a /ear's penitentiary/ sentence on a charge of driving^a car while intoxi- :ated. He pleaded guilty late last ummer, but was paroled from the The annual delinquent tax sale, scheduled this time for January 2, 1933, has been postponed till January. 30 at 10 a. m. This was one of H. N. Kruse's last official acts before his term as treasurer expired Monday night. The postponement gives delinquent taxpayers a second month in which to pay up before their property is sold for taxes. It also gives Maurice Duffy, the new treasurer, a month in which to become familiar with his duties before dealing with the tax sale problem. Delinquent taxes are being paid up fairly rapidly. In fact the situation is excellent, considering the times. When publication was made in the first week in December there was a total of $147,189 due. Between De comber 5, when the list was firs published, and December 24, a tota of $36/872 was paid in, and in fiv> days last week $38,094 more was •paid. This is a grand total of $74, 966, or slightly more than half o: the delinquent taxes. The number of descriptions, which was 2447 in the publication, has diminished one-third, indicating that the larger amounts are being paid Many not paid are small platted areas laid out as'town lots but never improved or still without buildings Many platted lots, such as those Trade Checks Hit Fancy of Subscribers at Stevens (east of Lakota), City, Bancroft, and Algona taxes of .less than a dollar. Swea show RUSH TO AVOID AUTO PENALTY ONJEC, 31ST Auto licenses issued up to the last day of December, 1932, before the penalty of $1 a month attached, totaled .4.101, or more than 1,000 fewer than 5190. last year's last-day total""of )ench -on lavior. It is understood a promise of good be- that Reffer is ing 25,000 and assuming a poor relief total of $38,000, the 1932 per capita expense is $1:52, or $7.60 for a family of five. Since, however, the poor themselves must toe eliminated, as well as the many others who pay no (taxes, the real per capita expense against taxpayers is much larger. Algonian Loses Mother. The Rev. and Mrs. P. J. Braner attended the funeral of a Mrs. Merkle, mother of (Mrs. Merle W. eady to plead guilty to the charge if attempted robbery. It is said to ie admitted that he planned the rob- icry and drew young Koppen into t. Reffer is still in jail In default of bond. , Schroeder runs, or Is employed at, a Lakota pool hall. Victim Abed Two Days. Mr. Schroeder spent two days abed, recovering from the pepper In his eyes and the severe beating. Ufa eyes were extremely painful for several days. One was tolack- ed by the "billy," a nd his head was severely bruised. After the pepper had been thrown into his eyes and when he was being beaten and otherwise mauled, Mr. Schroeder pleaded with the pair to let. him go, offering to give them his money. . . ' When his assailants kept on regardless, Schroeder fought back till a Mr. Sturdevant, who lives above his butcher shop across the street, was awakened and opened his window. This was what frightened Reffer away. Mr. Sturdevant helped Mr. Sehroeder horn© and called a doctor. -*• The treasurer received many notices that cars had:been stored for the year. When a car is stored a license is not necessary, but if the car is returned to use at any time in the year, the license fee, plus the monthly penalty, attaches. The last day of the closing year was one of the busiest for the county treasurer in the history of auto- licensing in Kossuth. The treasurer's office was Jammed from the time It opened at 8 a. m. till it closed long after the regular closing time, which is 5 p. m. The five employes in the office spent the entire day writing licenses. The waiting crowd extended out Into the hallway and almost blocked the east door. There was a number of sheriff's sales at the east door, held by Sheriff L. E. Hovey and his deputy, E. L. Harris, to close up their work before the office was turned over to Sheriff Carl Dahlhauser. These sales attracted the attorneys and interested land holders, and so added to the day's crowd. • The volume of business done by the treasurer's office can be estimated from the fact that when the day closed there was $11,000 in cash the safe, all taken in during the in day. In addition, many applications came by mail. The '50c trade check which the Advance is giving to every subscriber in Kossuth or at border- Ing postoffices who pays a 1933 subscription seems to have struck the popular fancy. During the two weeks since the offer was made more than 100 of these checks have been issued, and this though no subscription statements have been sent out. The idea is to give subscribers a rebate appropriate to the times and yet help a little to revive trade. Farmers. who have received the checks with this explanation have without exception approved. On this page appears a reproduction of the trade check. In affect It reduces the 1933 subscription price to $1.50. GRAND JURY LIST IS OUT FOR 1933; PETITFJ1R TERM New grand cind petit jury lists were drawn. Saturday by the court clerk, county auditor and county recorder. The, grand jury, which is r drawn only at this time, serves for the entire . A _.? e . w .petit jury.is drawn for, each term of court.' For" the"January court term 'the grand Jury will start work January 24. . The petit jury is called for January 31, in the second week.of the term. This year's grand jury panel, from which a grand jury, is chosen for each- term of court consists of Herman, Boh n, Fenton; J. P. Cunning- lafn, Burt; Edward Dehnert," Lu Verne; C. L. Eichhorn, Elmore; ay Godden, Bancroft; Herman larms, West Bend; M. S. Jensen, Algona; Martin . Molinder, Swea City; L. J. Nemmers, Bancroft; William Turley, Lakota; Kobus Tjaden, Titonka; Jos. Vaske, Bancroft. The petit jury panel, from which a jury for each case tried at the 'anuary term will toe chosen, con- ists of: F. A. Bankson, Hilda Bliley, (Linda Jlapsaddle, H. L. Hoenk, C. W. rones, Mary C. Kaln, Clara E. Lewis, IH. L. Platt, Inez Potter, and Alice Wernert, all of Algona. Jos. Berhow, Elmore; A. C. Carisle, Whittemore; Clement Crahan, West Bend; Walter Elbert, Whittemore; Oliver Graham, Fenton; ''rank Grandgenett, St. Benedict; Carl A. Huskens, Buffalo Center; Clifford Johnson, Titonka. Mrs. J. F. Nyman, Bancroft; I. W. eleqij,. Lione Rock; O. S. Nelaon, Lakota; •'Jos. Rahe, Swea City; O. Ranney, 'Fenton; Frank Rotter- nan, Elmore; William Speicher, wea City; Mike Schmidt, Ottosen; COURTHOUSE SLASHES HIT ALUFFICES Supervisor Morris it New Chairman of Board. Economy measures were considered at length by the board of supervisors Tuesday and yesterday. The board was still in session yesterday afternoon. Salary cuts wer» made all along the line for deputies and clerks in the Courthouse and th* following monthly salary schedule was adopted: Treasurer's Office. ' New iFormcr Salary Salary- Deputy, E. F. Griffith .$100 Auto, C. W. Pearson 87.50 Auditor's Office. Deputy, Carl Pearson 92.50 Deputy,. Harley Bartlett «7.50 'lerk, Irene Vaudt 70 Recorder's Office. Deputy, Mrs. Dickinson . 80 Clerk's Office. Deputy,; Alma Greiner _ 87.60 Sheriff's Office. Deputy, Casey Loss 100 Engineer's Office. Engineer, H. M. Smith . 245 27» Assistant, Don Nugent _ '140 1«». The salary of'extra .help'hired .In. any offices was fixed at $2.50 .per diem, with the. proviso that all.extra must have the approval of tb* board before being-engaged. '. Assessors to Get Cut. Assessors are also 'due for a cut. but as .this .is.,the year: for assea*- ment of real estate it will not tt* under last year's wages, when only personal property was assessed' bat vill be. based on the 1930 asseaa- me . nt .-, -However, in 19.30, extra pay vas given the assessors because at 'he data sheets-which had to to*. 'filled ,out for every piece' of "real property, This pay 'was made In addition to the, regular schedule, OB. which this year's payment will probably be based.. The board haa iMfe yet reached a decision late yesteniw ' a -Pf £!>•« jtrtw . . *• 100 .90 76 9» 90 11* afternoon. The annual meeting of township trustees, at which the road prograak as it affects each township will ,b» considered, has been set for February 1. Curtailment of road work la certain because of reductions In tb» levies made for the year. . Morris .New Board Chairman. Charles Morris, Lone Rock, wa» elected chairman of the board t» succeed P. J. Heiken, Swea City. Bank depositories were named a* follows: Iowa State Bank, Algona: ___ *400,00* State Bank, 'Ledyard ______ 8500* Titonka Savings Bank _____ 85.00O 85,00» 85,00* W 82 CHILDREN GIVEN SMART HAlRCUUSJlARBEflS! DIPT As a courtesy of Algona' barbers, 82 local children, who otherwise might not have been in trim for Santa Claus, received free haircuts on the Wednesday night -before Christmas as a gift from the -barbers. The hair-cutting bee was arranged J)y Hagg post, with the toar- bers donating time and supplies. The children's names were assigned shops by Antoine.tte Bonnstetteiv school nurse. Sent to Cherokee. Jacob Hanlg, Wesley, was com- mittei} to the state hospital at Cherokee yesterday morning after a hearing by the board of Insanity Store Closing- Hours. £>ry goods stores will close at 5:30 week nights and at 9 o'clock Saturday nights during the months of January .and February.' Storey affected are Christensen Bros., Chris- chilles & Herbst, Grahams, and the Goeders Co. Sfehwietert; of Algeria, Monday afternoon at Titonka. Mrs. Schwietert's husband is linotypist for the Upper 'Des Molnes-'Republican. Haggards to Texas. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Haggard left last week Wednesday for San Antonio, Tex., where they will probably spend the rest of the winter. Mr. Haggard's sister, Mrs. Harry Moore, and her husband still live there. Takes New Quarters. . A. Foster, owner, has leased :he former Dutton-'Leffert quarters to the International Harvester Co., and Matt Murtha, local manager, has moved the stock of farm machinery out of the old armory building, which is now vacant first time in many years. for the Larceny Charged. Informations were filed in Justice Danson's court against Will Walker Given Jail Term. Valoris Abel, Mason City, was sentenced to seven days in jail Tuesday by Justice H. B. White on a charge of giving a toad check. This was Mr. White's first case after he was sworn in Tuesday to succeed L. A. Winkel. The check was given some months ago, and was for $2:50. Abel gave the constatoles a merry chase to catch him. Boy of 11 Killed. An 11-year-old son of Mrs. Frank Stebritz was killed In Missouri last week. It is thought here that a gun and Howard Johnson on charges of went off accidentally and killed him larceny from county sheds in Buf- | Mrs. Ste/brltz, who has ten children falo township. They are accused of : was married to Mr. Stebritz last stealing an electric drill belonging to summer. The boy was Jiving with the county September 1. I grandfather. This Is Your Trade Check TBADE CHECK npHIS CHECK becomes an ordin- 4- ary check when endorsed by payee and delivered In payment for goods or services purchased anywhere in Koesuth county, or at adjacent towns, namely, Elmore, Minn., and Armstrong, Ringsted, Cylinder, West Bend, Bode, Ottosen, Llvermore, Corwlth, Hutching, (Brltt, Woden, Buffalo Center, and Rake, Iowa. Endorsee will deposit and bank will collect as in case of ordinary checks. No bank held to any inquiry or other responsibility whatever. Advance Publishing Company p " 6 " gfc<!ri Kossuth County Advance No.. ALGONA, IOWA,_ .193. P AY TO THE ORDER OF_ $ 50 Gents Fifty Gents ONLY TO IOWA STATE 72-2093 .', ,', AIM, I(M Advance Publishing Company a t the $2 rate seta back a BOc check like this * nn a •„ * ^ * Lawrence Thilges, Bode; J. P. Trunkhlll, Burt; R. J. Welp, Bancroft; Arnold Zumach, Whittemore. CITY & SCHOOL ELECTIONS WILL BE HELD IN MARCH Two elections are scheduled for Algonians in 1933: the annual school election and the biennial city election. The school election will be held March 13. Directors whose terms will expire are Mrs. Geo. St. John and President A. E. Michel. Directors who hold over are G. D. Shumway, Dr. W. D. Andrews, and Mrs. C. B. Murtagh. 'The city election will be held March 27. when the terms of all elective officials expire. The present officers are: C. F. Specht, mayor; Frank Gelgel and Thos. Kaln, councilmen at large; W. A. White, First ward; W. A. Foster. Second ward; Frank Kohlhaas, Third ward; Conrad Herman, Fourth ward. Clerk Adah Carlsoi) is named by the council, as are oth er city officials also. 26.000 Exchange Savings, Wesley. Farmers & Traders, Lakota Lon e Rock Bank Farmers T. & S., Buffalo'cen- ter , First Natinoal, Buffalo Center 25,00* Humboldt T. & Sav. Bank .. 50,000 Constable Fees Questioned A motion! was passed requiring that all information in justice offices on bad check charges would. have to be signed by the county attorney in the future. Maurice >McMahon, who took office Tuesday succeeding G. D. Shumway, '1m thus affected by the motion. The board feels that in many cases cpn- too etables have run up entirely large a bill for mileage when charge is too minor to require it. In some cases a small check would have from $10 to ?20 constable foam attached, several times the amount of the check, and the bill goes to th» county for payment. The board called In L. A. Winkel. retiring justice here, for advice oa methods followed in issuing warrants before making the motion. iMr. Winkel told the board that when an Information Is filed it is' mandatory' for the justice to Issue the hence he is po\yerleaB to abuse. warrant,, prevent ALGONIAN CHARGED WITH SANDWICHjHQP BURGLARY iMerril Scalds, Algona, was bound to the grand jury last week Tuesday by Mayor Specht on a charge of breaking and entering in the night time. Scalds was arrested toy Marshal Green the day before for breaking into the W. A. Richardson sandwich shop on Thorington street, east of the courthouse. Entrance was sained by breaking a window at the rear. The till was rifled of live dollars in change, and some candy and other merchandise were taken. Hartley Car Upset, En route to Brltt a week ago Friday, Mr. and Mrs, Abel Anderson. Hartley.'and a baby daughter were upset, when their car skidded on paying ice five miles west of Al- r«na, (Mrs,. Andersou badly bruised leg. Jailed for Bad Clieck, choc* KOSSUTH LEAVES MILLION DO LIAR CLASS IN TAX DROP A drop of approximately J 50,000 brings Kossuth out of the million-i- dollar class in total taxes to be coir lected in 1933, The levy for 19«, collected In 1932, totaled Jl,008,227.47, of -which $992,793.35 from property taxes and U- from monies and credits, The for 1932 taxes, to be collected in. 1933, Is ?9&1,417.31, or *67,QQO under 1931. Of the 1932 taxes »93T,48a'.8t comes from property; $13,934.41 from monies and credits. The) re? duction pf $67,000 means that county officials must cut all alone tbe to meet reduced income. There also the additional loss ii> ment of taxes, which, it is pated, may reach an extensive total, in 1938. ^** 150 KIDS SET CHRISTMAS DINNER AS mi Of CLUBS More thfn, children were .given dinner and. free movies Wednesday by Ateona b through, the service clu£s, : * ' * te £^,j«*tett&j

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