Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on February 23, 1933 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, February 23, 1933
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UK DO H FAIRY 'E'WELL, IRE'S SOME HOT HUNK—The season for slll> political rumors was supposed to ex plre with the closing of the polls last November 8. It didn't. Here comes Saturday's Marshalltown Tlmos-'Republlcan reporting i whisper going the rounds of th etate to the effect that Governoi Herring will resign to accept the better paying Job of Des Molnes postmaster! And Plain Talk, Des Molnes eprlngs an even gaudier one: Senator Blcklnson to going to resign then Governor Herring will follow • gult, and Lieut.-Gov. Kraschel, thus j elevated to governor, will appoint I Herring senator! Editor Moscrip, of the T.-R., old I enough to know better, dignifies whisper No. 1 with a solemn edl- | tortol. Usten! The Times-(Republlcan Is slow to I believe that the governor has In mind any such betrayal of those j who voted for him on his pledges to I reorganize and establish economy in I Iowa government. "There Is 'between the governor I and the electorate which elected him something that Is far greater than I the difference between the salary of I a governor of Iowa and the post- I mastership at Des Molnes. It is'by Jway of a trust placed in him by I those who elected him, a democrat [governor of a republican state. "It would be a flat ending to a I political ambition long held and fln- lally accomplished if the governor [were to trade the governorship for la postmastershlp, a disappointment (to his constituency, and outside the 1 character and repute of Mr. Her- |rlng." In Plain Talk's story the T.-!R.'s I fears are set at rest on the govern- Jor's own authority, but the bunk [about Dickinson remains unexp-laln- [ed. Plain Talk said: "Political circles at the statehouse [were In something of a turmoil [Wednesday, when a report was cir- Jculated among the officers and [members of the legislature to the I effect that Senator Dickinson was [about to resign from his post, and [that Governor Herring was also to [resign and to be named as successor I to Dickinson by Lieutenant Gov- Jernor Kraschtl, when he assumed |the role of governor. "It was hard to trace the rumor any official source, but Governor Herring soon set it at rest by issu- ling a statement to the effect that Ithe people had elected him to the •governorship and not as United |States senator. 'I would not accept a seat ii^ he senate,' he said, 'If for any reason it should be offered me, during ny term as governor'." They must have been resting from [arduous labors at tax reduction and 'ax reform at the statehouse the lay these fairy stories were spread. T —The amenrlmpit t.o the S. constitution proposed for re«<il of th« isth nmendment Is only artly Jack Garner's baby. Jack was for just rpoeal. 'nothing pise, no protection to drv stat»s. He pled to force it Miroujrh the house he n contrrpss convened In Decem"' but failed. . . i passed, the resolution a repealer and then goes on to t "The transportation or importa- "- into any state, territory, or pos- on of the United States for de- I very Or use therein of intoxicating liquors In violation of the [hereof fe hereby prohibited." •Representative Gilchrlst nine Iowa • republican ALGONA, IOWA, FEBRUARY 23, 1933 = = ==== ^ WA ' ** PKUA ** *». "«3 ^ jo Page, Number 24 BJJBUIWEYOPENllONiGHT 06REN WRITES OF LONE STAR STATEJIGHTS Held Up on Tour by Quarantine v«. The Orange Fly. voted aKalnat the , house than two to one now wants the Ihe state's to fall in ,,ne and repea n laws. y ou i: trouble in his own ranks over whet up a'thirst yet. Con•fore the repealer takes ef- •Spna-tor Frailey, of (Port Iowa leglslat resolution Friday for of a special corn- to initiate legislati of beer in the state ., ,, congressional modi ° r the Volstead act. In view By Albert Ogren. •San Antonio, Tex., Feb. S — We njoy the climate and the beautiful cenery hero greatly. Texas has nany large cities with •beautiful lomes. Of course there are districts n the bum order, but In the main esidonce districts the homes are of eal architecture, surrounded with hrubbery carefully sot out, which nakes a most beautiful setting for . home. (But hero is the sad part of t: I am told that many have lost lielr equities in these homes during his depression. Seemingly, San Antonio ought to •rosper, with an immense payroll rom the government every month. "'he Sam Houston post is a town in :self, a wonderful place. (Besides, here are many air fields supported y the government. Randolph field s 16 miles east, and I am told that he government is spending $25,00,000 to build there "the West 'oint of the air," the world's largest military air center. Uncle Sum Helps Clly. Just outside of the San Antonio mits Is Kelly Field, great war time ir training center, now supplement- d by iBrooks, Dodd, and Duncan ields, all close to the city. And this sn't the only place in the country rtiich profits from a largo goVern- nent payroll, so one can readily see 'hy it is a difficult problem for ongress to agree on a scaling down military expenditures. Travel in San Antonio is somewhat ifflcult because of many crooked treets, but, using a city map, we nanage to get around. The Alamo nd the 'Missions strung along the outh ILoop (a paved road 14 miles )ng) are interesting places to visit. ne wonders how they managed to ulld such large stone structures ithout modern means of transportation. Off for "the Vulley." We recently made a trip to Corpus Christ! and Brownsville. We were curious to see oranges and grapefruit on the trees, and we had been told that "the Valley" was now at its best. We found it truly great. 'Leaving San Antonio we found lit opens tie of Interest till we passed through oil fields 65 miles southeast. One we attempted to count the number of wells In sight, but gave It up. From San Antonio out the coun try Is pretty much the same, mostly covered with a growth of mesquite trees and brush with here and there ,n piece of land cleared and undet cultivation. The soil, with few. ex •oeptlons, looks very light and sandy This was true till we reached a -point 25 or 30 miles north of Corpus Christl,.where we ran out of the brush country and into the most fertile and the most beautiful land to look at In all our travels. It's a perfec-1 garden on a large scale for a dis- tan,ce of 25 miles, I judge. Rows of vegetables reach out on both sides of the road as far as you can see some, of it advanced to a growth Cooking School PlansHttature OLD ASSEMBLY ROOM AT THE BRYANT, PLACE Schools Draw 400 at Spencer on the 2nd Day Friday. Plans for the third annual Advance cooking school next week Thursday, Friday, and Saturday are going forward rapidly. The assembly room in the Bryant building has been leased for the school. The seats formerly there were taken out, which is an advantage, for the old seats were fastened :lown, which limited the number.of people who could bo accommodated 'n the room. Party chairs will be used, and there will be special equipment for cooking and demonstration purposes. Local merchants will be invited to contribute special displays o£ ntercst to women. Final announcements will be made next week. Prizes Given Each Day. Of particular interest will be prizes which will be awarded every day. There will be a considerable number >f awards. There will be nothing to lay; everything will be free. D. E. Dewel, Advance managing editor, and Mrs. H. M. Smith, local and society reporter, drove to Spender Friday afternoon to see Gladys Looney, the cooking school demonstrator, in action. This was the second day of the Spencer school, and 400 women in attend- law con- make ?° 1Utlon a s P ecia ' °rder t«h Pattern ~K 26-23.' motlon to table a "d a vote wae senators voted hn V ° rdei 'W I* Called r' ha\ a partlal Victory, " takee a t*°- resolution a left Jt where lt ° Ut that the vote a J°rUy .of the sen may be right. tell one "" Ie 6 at t\* """ """ a ' 1 Dee 4 %'an d p e0( ? xpens ^of Senators s. thev rtl 80n< Tnou Sh good Sala «on intent? 6 vlol « n tly on the We " H ° tap ' Corn was about three inches high The land is flat, with large open ditches probably three to five miles apart. Sea Jaunt' on Land. •I was told that ex-'Presldent Taft and a brother owned, cleared, and farmed some of this land at one time, and there is a town here called Taft. Most of the land is now operated with hired help housed in shacks, each group some miles apart. Some of this land Is now being prepared for cotton, and both horses and tractors are used for power. South of Portland/ five miles north of Corpus Christ!, we got our first sight of the bay off the Gulf, and for some distance we traveled on a paved road with water on both sides. The bay extends farther west, and this road is three to four feet above the water. After we had covered several miles, the sight of so much water on both sides rather got on the nerves of Mrs. Ogren, and she asked how I felt. I don't recall what my answer was, but knew I had to put up a bold front. Night at Corpus Chrlstl. About this time we ran outo a bridge two miles long across a neck of water. Once over, we were at the north end of Corpus Christ!, on flat and less than four feet above water. On assurance that there was no :roplcal storm or tidal wave in light, we decided to stop there over night. In 19'19 this part of the the city vas swept clean In a tropical storm, and many lives were lost. Between his part and the larger part of the city is a dredged channel, spanned >y a large drawbridge to let sea gong vessels into still water. Across his bridge one can retire to high ground and feel safe from breakers coming in from .the bay. As in other Texas cities there are many beautiful homes here. The population is 27,741. Next morning we traveled west to Bobstown, south to ORIviera, and west to iFfclfurrlas, where we changed to U. S. highway 96, on which we traveled through a most isolated country till we reached a, point-20 (Continued on page 7.) there were ance. Mrs. Smith had only a brief oppor- unity to talk with Miss Looney. Af- er the school closed at 4 p. m., Miss Looney was besieged by women ask- ng questions. Miss Looney makes a practice of courteous and complete replies to all questions. Miss Looney will bring with her an assistant, Ruth King, a home economics graduate from Iowa State lollege who specialized in household conomy and equipment. Miss King las helped conduct most of Miss ooney's schools this season. Ilcclpes to Be Printed. Something the women who at- end the school here will appreciate ,'ill he daily printed copies of recipes demonstrated by Mise (Looney. These can be .filed away and kept. Some idea of the range of prizes which will be awarded may be gained from the fact that when Miss Looney conducted a recent school at Eagle Grove the list took up more than a column In the Eagle Grove Eagle. At Spencer Friday it was said that interest was growing and that indications promised an attendance of 600 on Saturday, the last day. Miss Looney closed a school at Rock Rapids yesterday, and opens one this morning at Sheldon. 'She will be at Emmetsburg nex't Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. ACADEMY TEAM BEATS FORT DODGE 36-34 The St. Cecelia's academy basketball team was defeated 28-20 Sunday afternoon by St. John's Bancroft, on the home floor, after the locals had outdone themselves two days before against the Sacred Heart academy boys of Fort Dodge, whom they defeated, 36-34, in an overtime period. In this game Junior Kelly sank the winning basket Wade Hanson played an excellent rame Sunday against Bancroft, but the locals were slow in contrast with their work Friday evening. Coach E. J. Butler and the academy team went to Fort Dodge yes- :erday for an annual diocesan tournament yesterday and today. In the first round the locals drew a bye, but last night the team was scheduled to play the winner of a Dan- Jury-Varina game. Ogren Had the Card But Alas 'Twas Unsigned With his letter for today's Advance, Albert Ogren sent the curd of the Bohemian club, N. Laredo Tamps, Nick Buccaro, proprietor. "X. Laredo" seems to mean "North Laredo," a town In Texas, but. what, "Tamps" means Is a mystery here. However, what attracts attention Is something else, to-wit, a "permit" on the back, as follows "This Is to certify that I, the legal wedded wife of Mr... , permit my husband to HTO where lie pleases and play cards and get drunk as often as he wants to, and I also permit him to keep and enjoy (ho com- puny of any lady or ladles he sees fit, for I knotv he Is a good judge. Bui, I want him to bowl on the Grand Alley, and patron- ho the Bohemian club, I want him to, for' ho will be a Ions' time dead." It was noticed with Interet that Sirs. Ogren hadn't signed the permit! PAINE & SORENSEN JOIN J!G_ SYSTEM B. P. Sorensen, of the Paine & Sorensen drugstore, announces that the store has joined the Walgreen drug system and now has the agency for this nationally known line of drugs and toilet articles. The complete line, with special window displays, is being featured this week in in opening sale. Ownership and management of the store are not affected by the change. The Walgreen line is an iddltion to lines ajready handled by the store. Mr. Sorensen has definitely decided to keep the store in the new ocation in the Algona hotel build- ng block. He will therefore not return to quarters next west of the 'ormer County Savings bank build- ng, which he recently left following a fire. Mr. Sorensen's opening announcement says that "modern methods of merchandising and savings hereto^ore available only in the larger ci- ies are brought to the people of Alrona and the surrounding commun- ty by our new connection with kValgreen's." The Walgreen system, now 26 rtars old, owns and operates more han 450 stores, and in 1932 did a gross business of '$54,000,000. Meth- ids of operation of city stores are lassed on to Walgreen stores operated by independent merchants. ANNUAL MEET OF COMMUNITY CLUB MONDAY Club Invited to Join in Farm Phone Rate Fight. WRIGHT SHERIFF ARRESTS BAD CHECK ARTIST HERE The Clarion sheriff and deputy sheriff and the Eagle Grove chief >f police came to Algona Tuesday afternoon and arrested E. J. Can- nln, transient, on bad check charg- Cannln, who ie a salesman for weather stripping, had been canvassing here a week. He was taken .o Clarion, and his wife, who was vith him here, accompanied the )arty. Car Blaze Put Out. A Chevrolet automobile caught ire last Thursday noon In front of ;he Laird & McCullough funeral home. It is believed to have been started by a short in an -electric vire. A vacuum tank on the car >lew up, but the firemen readily got he fire under control and put it >ut. The car belonged to the Edward Borrnanns, St. Penedict. Roof Fire Put Out The fire company waa called to 'Bob" Powlewski's, west of the Third ward sohoolfiouse last Thursay night at 11 o'clock. Sparlcs from he chimney had eet a email fire in he shingles, and it was pwt out with difficulty. Mr. Powlowskj is t 80. ALGONA FIREMEN ARE PRAISEOJY BELL CO. Fire Chief Oscar Anderson has ecelved the following letter commending the promptness with which the recent fire in the Sorensen building was extinguished; "The Northwestern Bell Telephone Co. expresses its sincere appreciation for the, prompt and efficient services you and other members cf the Algona volunteer fire department gave on the night of February 13 in extinguishing the fire in the basement of the building occupied by our central office. "The performance of your firemen was especially commendable, when one considers that on the same day two other fires occurred and the temperature was below zero. "We shall be grateful if you will convey our appreciation to the members of your department. The letter was signed by <H. G, Conger, general manager. HINT OF SPRING SEEN AS MERCURY TRENDS UPWARD Recent temperatures have revealed a touch of spring. The mercyry climbed above freezing every day in the last week, and some nights almost stayed above freezing. A half inch of snow fell Sunday, but,most of it has melted. The official temperature record follows: High February 15 39 February 16 ! 33 February 17 36 February 18 43 February 19 38 February 20 41 February 21 35 ILow 0 0 13 20 30 20 9 Damaged Store Cleaned, The Sorensen grocery store has been cleaning and redecorating since the fire of last week Monday night. The blaze In the telephone aasement did no damage in the store beyond that caused by .smoke and steam. Some packaged goods were spoiled and were destroyed. Goods undamaged except in looks of containers will be sold at a fire eale his week-end. Observed Holiday. The postofflqe observed Washlng- qn's birthday yesterday by remaining closed all day except a half b.pur Between 9:«0 and 10 a. in. The Iowa State bank was open aU day, and he courthouse office* closed in the afternoon. The annual meeting of the Al gona Community club will be hel at the Legion hall next Monday evening, at 8 o'clock. There will b cards and other entertainment, business meeting will be held, am directors for the year will be elect ed. The date was selected by th board at a meeting Monday nigh at, the Iowa State bank. A peddlers' ordinance requiring license fees and other requirements for out-of-town peddlers has been recommended to the city council and will be presented at a council meet ing tonight. The ordinance would exemp farmers who sell merchandise from door to door, if the goods are prod ucts raised in Iowa. It would alsi exempt employes of local concerns Farmer's Committee Appears. Fred Geigel, A. E. Clayton, Wil Ham Runchey, and Ray McCorkle representing a committee of patrons of rural telephone lines out of Al gona, presented to the board an invitation to have the' club join with the farm group in the latter's battle with the telephone company for lower switching fees. The committee urged that though problems confronting farm and town patrons are different, yet each would gain by joining in the battle. In the presentation it was emphasized that rural patrons have nothing against Manager E. C. Hancher, of the local exchange, but do fee that officials above him ought to permit a reduction from $6 to $4 a year. The rural companies maintain their own lines, expense 'being charged back to subscribers pro rata. At present the reduction in number of patrons, caused in part by the $6 switching rate, is raising the pro rata of remaining patrons to a point where they, too, will have to give up their phones. Maintenance cost increases poportlonately as number of patrons decreases. Committee to Study Phone Rates. Following discussion the following motion was passed by the board: "Moved and second that the Community club appreciates the courtesy of the invitation of the rural phone lines and that president be instructed to appoint a committee to confer' with the telephone company and report at the annual meeting." This committee is to be appointed today by President Pool, and it will report at the annual meeting next Monday night. After discussion of a gasoline-alcohol bill pending in the house at Des Molnes telegrams were ordered dispatched to Sen. Geo. W. Patterson and Representative A. H. Bonnstetter stating that the club board favored passage. The bill provides that all gasoline sold for motor purposes in the state contain a percentage of commercial alcohol manufactured from Iowa farm products. RIOT; LANDS IN JAIL William Bingaman Jr. was bound to the grand jury yesterday noon under bond of $1,000 on a charge of malicious injury to a building and terrorizing occupants 'at the Charles Hoffman home on south Harlan Monday evening. He was drunk and went to the Hoffman house to see Harry Hart and Julius Ferstl, who were there. They noticed his condition and refused to let him in, as they were getting ready to go to a party. Bingaman then began to throw bottles at the building and through the front door. He also drew a knife, but no one was injured. The case was tried before Mayor C. 'F. Specht, and Harry, Hart and Julius iFerstl were witnesses. TWO UNCONSCIOUS FARMERS PICKEDJTAFTER CRASH Erwin Schwletert, farmer near Burt, and S. B. Ophelm, farmer near Whittemore, were brought to the Kossuth hospital Tuesday afternoon, the result of an accident near Fenton. sBoth suffered fractured skulls and were reported in critical condition. Their cars collided but no one else was with either driver, and since the men cannot talk, details are unknown. Swain Gets Girl's Dog Back C.O.D. An Algona "youth about town" is looking for two erstwhile boon companions who expressed collect his best girl's dog to him. It is reported that the graceless scamps caught the dog, which is not pedigreed, and whose ancestry would have to be traced via devious paths, crated it, and by means of connivance with a local truck driver, had It delivered at the back door of the store where the youth is employed. The driver collected 35c "c. o. d. charges" from the youth in the store, and in answer to the what- is-it? query replied that he was not In the habit of inspecting packages not addressed to himself. After collecting, the driver left in a hurry via the front door while the young man hurried back to inspect the mysterious package. It is reported that recognition between youth and dog was mutual and heart-rending. CERTIFICATES TO BE ISSUED BY C, C, New articles and by-laws making membership in the Country club assessable yearly whether the mem- oer is active or not were adopted by :he board Tuesday night. Non-active holders of $150 shares will receive membership certificates assessable annually at, probably, $7.50. The right to play will call for an additional dues payment of $12.60 yearly. Certificates are to be issued mmediately to paid-up members, but can be transferred only when past assessments and dues are paid n full. This action yas taken to force in- ictlve memberships now paying nothing Into the hands of active members or else make the Inactive ihares bear a fair share of fixed :harges. Membership dues were fixed as ollows: $7.50 on all shares; $12.50 or house and grounds privileges for 'egular members; $30 first year :lub-prlvilege, and $25 annually for Id club-privilege members; $10 for ssociate, non-resident, and junior memberships. Officers for this year are Herman Hauberg, president; Jos. Green>erg, vice president; R. W. Horigan, ecretary; and T. H. Holmes, treas- rer. MAYOR SPECHT FILES ON CITIZENS TICKET Mayor C. <F. Specht is the only andidate who has filed nomination apers for either city or the school lection. Mr. Specht, who is a cari- Idate for reelection, heads the Citi- ens ticket. Other nomination pa- ers are out, but have not been urned in. A few nomination papers have een taken out for school directors, ut up to yesterday none had been led. It is reported that there will e more candidates for director than acancies, hence a scrap is indicat- d. The terms of President Michel nd Mrs. (Laura St. John expire. School nomination papers must be led by noon next week Friday. The lection takes place March 13. City ection paipers must be filed by larch 11. SENECA GIRLS WIN TOURNEY AT LONE ROCK Snatch County Title For 4th Time in Succession. By Mrs. W. G. Flaig. 'Lone Rock, Feb. 21—The red jer- seyed girls from Seneca again carried away championship honors in the Kossuth girls' basketball tournament. They defeated Whittemore in :he final game of the tournament Saturday evening to capture the honor for the fourth consecutive year. Good-sized crowds attended the tournament games. Close guarding 'eatured the play of the tournament. A summary of the games follows: Lu Verne, 26; Bancroft, 4. Lu Verne held Bancroft to a low score while scoring 26. McClellan, .u Verne forward, scored 23 points n this game to tie Dorcella Jensen, of Seneca, for high scoring honors in a single game. Score at the half was Lu Verne, 14; Bancroft. 2. Lone Rock, 22; Ledyard, 12. Lone Rock triumphed over 'Ledyard in the hardest fought game of the first round. Marlow and Bierle, Lone Rock forwards, divided scoring honors with 11 points each. Lone Rock led 11-8, at the half but forged ahead to a • great advantage dur- TOURNAMENT WILL BEGIN AT HJ, GYli 12 Kossuth Schools Will Compete for Championship. (Schedule flii page four.) The annual county inter-hlgtt school boys' basketball tournament opens tonight at the Algona high FOR a sectional *• basketball tournament here noxt week Thursday, Friday, and Saturday have been received bjr Supt. Ovormyer. Six games will bo played the first day, ten the next, day, and four Saturday In semi-finals and finals. Sixteen teams In Class H schools will be represented; six in Class A schools. There will be no byes in Class B. but Swea City and West Bend have drawn byes In Class A. ing the second half. Seneca, 29; Wesley, 9. Wesley forwards coujd not find the basket, while Jensen, of Seneca, scored '23 points to lead her teammates to victory in the last game of the first round. Score at the half was 18-7 in favor of Seneca. Whittemore, 12; .Lu Verne, 11. Low scores marked the semi-final games. Whittemore won the first game, from LuVerne, 12-11. McClellan, high scorer for Lu Verne in her first game, was able to tally only one point. Lichty shifted from ruard to forward for Lu Verne to' lead their scoring with eight points, .vhile Wagner scored the same num- I to play. school gymnasium and will continue- till next Monday night. Twelve schools will compete. The opening game will be between. Titonka and Wesley at 7 tonight, followed by a game between Fenton. and Seneca at 8, and one between one Rock and Ledyard at 9. Tomorrow evening will also see hree games. Lu Verne and Ban- roft will start the scrap at 7, La- <ota and Whittemore will play at 8. he winner of the Titonka-Wesley 'out tonight will play the winner in he Fenton-Seneca game. Four games will be played Saturday. At 2:30 the Lone Rock-,Ledyard winner will play the Lu Verne-Bancroft winner to decide who plays in the Class B championship round that evening. At 3:30 Saturday af- 'ernoon the winner of the 'Lakota- V.'hittemore game •will play -whichever one of the following schools la still in the race: Titonka, Wesley. Fenton, Seneca. Saturday evening will decide th« winners of championships . In both. Class A and Class IB. In Class A Algona will play Swea City at 8, and the Class T3 championship game win begin at 9. IBoth games will be particularly worth seeing, for only the best teams of the county will be left iSteele Store Closed. Creditors unwilling to accept half was 6-3 in favor of Whitte- lore. Seneca, 16; Lone Rock, 11. In the other semi-final game Lone Rock waa unable to stop Seneca's march toward the championship, but did hold Seneca to its lowest score of the tournament. This was :he third game of the season between these two teams. Each had one victory to its credit and both battled hard to gain the advantage. Jensen, of Seneca, was the leading scorer with 11 points. Score at the lalf wag 3-6 in favor of Seneca. : Seneca, 20; Whittemore, 19. For the fourth consecutive year Seneca and Whittemore girls met in the finals of the girls' county tournament. Wagner, Whittemore for- vard, was unable to hit her stride of the afternoon, and Behnke scored ail 19 of the Whittemore points, while Jensen scored 23 points for Seneca to equal her record of the previous evening against AVesley. Score at the half was 14-6 in favor of Seneca. Following the final game Referee Moore presented Whittemore with the tournament ball and Seneca with the tournament trophy. THREE TITONKA'COUPLES GET CARRIAGE LICENSES Three Titonka couples applied for next ecently effected private trusteeship y which it was hoped to save the , r m. C. Steele clothing store have >rced bankruptcy proceedings In ic federal court at Fort. Dodge, and le store was closed Saturday by a nited States marshal. E. J. Mur- agh was the private trustee. marriage licenses last week: Telka C. Stecker, Agnes Marie Pannkuk; a Oscar Blanchard, Estella QBonacker; Bernhard .H. Slehlman, Alice Wegener. Other applications were filed by: Peter J. -Bauer, Leonora Meyer, both of Lakota; William Koch, Wln- nebago county, Reka Baade, Kossuth. A license was issued Tuesday to E. N. Loebig and Mathilda Tillie Oppedahl, b'oth of Wesley. Farm Phone Lines Firm In Stand For Rate Cut •*Train Time Change. A change in schedule on the Northwestern effective Sunday, advanced the leaving time • of the southbound evening passenger from 6:35 to 5:50. Sale Again Postponed. No bidders appeared for the delinquent ta* sale Won,4ay. and the sale was postponed till April 17. This wa» the fourth postponement. Representatives of 24 of 35 rural elephone lines out of Algona who met in the courtroom Saturday afternoon served notice on Manager B. C. Hancher, of the local exchange here, to discontinue service next Tuesday, the last day of the rural fiscal year, unless the switching fee for rural patrons Is reduced from $6 a year to $4. A committe of five men which consisted of (Fred S. Geigel, George (Miller, William Runchey, Thos. Reid, and A. E. Clayton served the notice in writing. The same committee was instructed to meet with the board of directors of the Algona Community club and present an invitation to that oganization to join the farmers and undertake a campaign to have town rates reduced also. A special meeting of the community club board was hold Monday night pn call of President M. J. Pool, who was instructed to wpoint a special committee to confer with tfee telephone officials and report at the annuaj meeting of the clu$ Monday night . The notice served by the farmers follows: "To the Northwestern (Bell Telephone Co.— "You are hereby notified that we, the representatives of the rural telephone lines who have signed this notice, hereby discontinue service notify you to on the lines hereby represented on February as, 1933, unless the exchange rate is reduced from $6 to $4 a year, effective March 1, 198S. "No. 3, W. J. Barr; 4. George Miller: 5, C. B. Deitrich; 7, M. N. Phillips; 8, M. iL. McEnroe; 9, Harry Sabin; 10, IL. R. Walker; 11, O. A. Jjaabs; 12, A. Butterfleid; 13, Henry Tjaden; 15, Fred S. Geigel. "No. 16, Wm. Runchey; lg, jjiKe Loss: 19, W. I. Dodds, Thos. Reid; 20, Jacob winked; 24, Henry Bis- cbeid; ?5, A. E,. Clayton; 87, Fred S. "No. 29, Jos. Balk: 80, M. fc. si, The final championship game will be played between the Class A winner-and the Class B winner Monday night at 8 o'clock. Roy Johnson, superintendent of the Gilmore City schools, will be the referee throughout the tournament. CLARION TROUNCED BY LOCALS 33-10 The Algona high school basketball team won from Clarion on the floor here Monday evening, 33-10. Algona took the lead from the start and smothered Clarion till Coach Mercer sent In members of the second team. 'Even then the visitors were held almost scoreless. At the half Algona had 16 points, with Clarion trailing badly. <Local seconds who then replaced regulars were Bab Spencer, Russell Medin, Shilts, Bruns, and Miller. Another recruit was Jim Spencer, who In the- last few minutes made a basket, though he weighs less than 10ft pounds. The seconds made eight of Algona's 33 points. Nordstrom was again high for Algona, making five baskets and two free throws, Cretzmeyer was second with six points. The rest were pretty evenly divided. 'Post was put put out of the game because of personal fouls. The local quint took advantage of ten fouls called on Clalon to make seven points in free throws. On 12 fouls called on Algona, only sfae points were made by Clarion In free throws. BANCROFT YOUTH FINED FOR SHOOTING_WHEN DISTURBED William Janvrln, Bancroft, was fined $25 plus $7.95 costs by Justica H. B. White last Thursday on a charge of assault by pointing a gun. Complaint was filed by ' Herman Spear, Dakota, and Janvrln pleaded, guilty. No evidence was taken, but Spear said he drove up to Janvrin'ft car, which was parked near Bancroft, and when he stopped to Investigate and pointed his lights at the car, Janvrln shot at him twice. One shot. It ,was claimed, h,it the; Spear car. Janvrln denied shooting at Spear, but said he fired twice in air to frighten Spear away. Tna fine and costs were paid, and Jan- vrln released. It Is understood that he had a female companion at th$ time of the shooting. R, S, JOHN, EAST OF BURT, ANNOUNCES FARM AUCTION R. e. John, farming a hajif seotto* a m»e east of Burt, will hojd » closing out eale next Monday.- Ton farm has been spjd, 3*4 a ha* been unaWe to get ^a his liking, hen.ce he win $e# <m ' machinery, •M

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