Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on July 6, 1933 · Page 1
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I ALGONA, IOWA, JULY 6, 1933 8 Pages Number 43 UNCIL PLANS $15.000 PROJECT IfilTY IDQRSED ONIAN I Porter Says He Up All Says. Politicians After Scalp of Algonian SEEK TO TOSS GOEDERS FROM 'GAME' BOARD i V lth Mrs. FOB.,«««-—' Mary - and a L'Artlnfton, spent from Rtessrs reports that Beacon Ht satisfactory place M <»ttendtng the .fair. a, who was enthusiastic City, volunteered to .recommendations of r which have appeared M Js are practically all tind women, Mr. Foster their utmost to lirrlul at Beacon City 'fe W. A; Foster like following note to 'Jungle' Here Rendezvous For Beggars, Dope Fiends Ton w /»U.''pro»peetii v -.-Uimf j to taken care of In the ,»f.TheBeacon City pee- Uwt courteous." Petitions In Charge That He Voted Republican. Removel ot D. H. Goeders as member of the state fish and game commission was asked in petitions filed Friday with the state executive council. Consideration of the petitions took place at Des Moines yesterday, and Mr. Goeders was in attendance. The hearing was postponed ten days. Daily papers have reported that one petition was from Kossuth county but no local organization has knowledge of any such petition. The basis of opposition to Mr. Goeders Is wholly political and has no reference to his conduct as a member of: the commission. The entire basis' for the action. Is a claim that Mr. Goeders has voted in republican primaries while holding a post on the commission as Dope •fiends and hop-heads were numerous in Algona last Thursday night. Extra precautions were taken by the hospitals and doctors to prevent theft of dope. Most "dopes" are harmless except when prevented from getting supplies; then they become dangerous. They have only one desire, and that is the relief that comes from "shots." Ex-Soldier Throws Fit. iRecently an ex-soldier "on the i comfortable. The cot- nodate four people and jprlng mattresses to in- fsound, refreshing sleep leeds after a day at the is an entirely different at Beacon City from ftp-town Chicago/At {Beacon It rale is to please the guest, lap town the idea is, "Get PK- M '••-.". •Tour Old Shoes. .ters entered .Beacon" City [•Wednesday, -and' spent ^ last Thursday, and Friday put the fair, v ;•;-... .;-'. •• IfMters advise all fair visit-, rold shoes and old, com- I clothes. Few people dress a few hours on the a democrat. The petition alleges nothing else. Politics Behind Opposition. The law creating the commission specifies that not more than three of the five members shall be of the same political party. Governor Dart W. Turner, appointing the first commission, named Mr. Goeders as one of the democratic members. Since that time, through two recent appointments by Governor C. L. Herring, the commission makeup has changed to three democrats and two. republicans. According to local ' unofficial rumors the move to oust Mr. Goeders and two other members of the commission arises from the fact that they oppose putting the corn- bum" threw a fit at Whittemore. He was brought to Algona, and was turned over to County Engineer H. M. Smith, who has charge of the distribution of soldiers' relief funds. The man was in pitiful condition, almost paralyzed from lack of dope. He was taken to a doctor, administered a "shot" himself, and within five minutes was an entirely different person. Algona Is rated among bums.as a pretty good town in which to secure meals. Panhandlers ' ant "gimme a dime" beggars line th< streets every morning, seek "the price of a cup of cawifee" from pas sersby, and enter business houses Occasionally there Is an insolen bolshevik, but as a rule most o le men bear a hang-dog .appear- nce. The practiced bum appeals for oins on the main street, then goes o homes and begs meals. In this way he 'secures money for booze or oipe, and gets his eats too. Busi- iess men who have contributed money have 4ater found the objects if their charity buying ibay rum or adulterated preparations contain- ng alcohol. Marshal Green and .Night Marshal Van Alstyne have so far succeeded in confining visiting hoboes ;o one rendezvous. This is 'Jungle" at the Junction of CELEBRATION DRAWS CROWD OF OVER 5000 Extra Inning Baseball Games Give Fans a Big Day. More than 6000 attended the evening Fourth of July celebration at the fairgrounds Tuesday night. Northwestern and Milwaukee tracks, north of the ice cream factory. All bums are required to lodge there or move on. iRecently another "jungle" was started near the M. & St. L. tracks, but it was promptly shut up by the marshals. Some Are Regular Visitors. Marshal Green recognizes many bums as former visitors. They apparently follow a regular route The afternoon admissions totaled 2107, and the evening gate 2697 Only persons from ten years up i had to pay, and hundreds of children were admitted free. .In the afternoon 296 cars paid admission. Passes out In the afternoon were accepted at the gate for the evening. The grandstand was comfortably filled both afternoon and evening. For the afternoon show 735 adult admissions were paid, and in the evening there were 885. A dance at Floral hall drew one The professional hobo will not work, for he knows that at the next,, or the next, house some softhearted woman will feed him. Men who are not professionals will work, and are sometimes anxious to earn their way. really ,,._ ,_- and miles of ex- ij?tfr' {ravel", .between'", build: > nay hire push-chairs or i manned by college track ) are usually filled with r.women. (are also the fair grounds Poll Lists. Consulted. It'is charged by local supporters of Mr. Goeders that the present administration seeks more Jobs for deserving democrats and has looked with envy at the spoils involved In the appointment of the commis- WINDSTORM LEAVES TRAIL OFJAMAGES 'St. Joe, July 3—This section was struck Saturday night by one of the worst windstorms in years. Friday night there was a heavy rain, preceded by wind which flattened corn, ,but no great damage was done. •Saturday night the storm broke at lO-.SO'arid-lasted -an hour before the wind began to calm down, and •there was a heavy rain and hail. ; Hailstones the size of green apples I My toiilding, Last Week. all buildings there are f ot places to sit down, rest, ' at exhibits. Some exhibits g displays which require ) watch, about In buildings .is fell. Telephone and electric light ijrkich cover regular routes, sion. The commission has been wrts they will drop you in I making appointments solely on J merit, whereas, it Is charged, the administration wants them made on political considerations. The charge has-been made that Mr. Goeders • voted in the republican primary following his appointment by Governor Turner. Mr. Goeders denies that he has voted republican since, the appointment, and it is said that he can substantiate the denial by the. records. Preceding his appptntment, Mr. Goeders did, on one or two occasions,' vote in the republican primary. This was when there was no democratic contest. h major problem," •which; is ^fortable shoes are a'nec- l weather last week was.com- ' The fair is'right on! the it, and there were cooling «»s, Saturday, when the 'climbed to 103 here, the • made the round of build' the city side but were not (wtable. [WdMta Are Endleaa. 'eihtblts are indescribable "wently endless. A doctor or Mr. Poster believes, could r> Mnlte number of useful a the Science building. <Pro.»' men, or persons inter- l« special Hues, should spend *tae at the fair than other Ijteter was t particularly In- W to the modern' homes of Beacon •„. [(Continued on page «.) Brunt on Out Of Prohibition Job The government's economy axe cut off the oMiclal heads of hundreds, perhaps thousands, of ^prohibition agents in the United States July 1. In Iowa the slaughter was terrific, and among the slain was G. A. Orunson, Des Moines, formerly Algona, deputy administrator for southern Iowa, who has .been in the prohibition service 12 years, more or less. Whether any of the places will be filled with deserving democrats has not been learned here. . . wires and tree limbs were broken down. At the John Thul farm 14 | apple trees were blown down, most of them torn out by the roots. More than 20 maples and other trees were also torn out or broken down in the grove at the same farm. Several silos of wood construction were wrecked, among them Matt Ziemet's, Theodore Wagner's, Oscar Dale's, and Halsrud's. The steel wheel on the Peter Er- nelding windmill was blown down and one-on the C. Olson farm was bent dqujble. A lot-of corn was .broken off,, and -hail splintered it, but it is thought by .most farmers that it will come out all right. Corn that was bent over will straighten, though it cannot toe cultivated again, because toy the time it straightens up it^wlll be too high. 2 BOLD PONY THIEVES NABBED HERE: 1 JAILED Hitchhiker in DesertThumbs the Morrisons It's a small world, after all. You go where you think you know nobody and nobody knows you. And then you see a familiar face. Mr. and Mrs. D. P. Smith's son Craig, who w,as hitch-hiking to Fallen, H ev., and' County Agent. £. R. Morrison and his family, who were driving to California to visit Mrs. Morrison's people, had that experience last week in a small town In Wyoming. Craig jerked a thumb at. an approaching car, and lo and behold it was the Morrisons. Of course they took him In, and he rode 1 with them as far as Salt Lake City. The Smiths here have received word that Craig reached Fallon Saturday. He has a job there with his second cousins, Carl and Dana Dodge, who run road construction gangs. • of the largest crowds ever seen there and netted the fair a little more than $200. . Gate admissions .totaled $1411.70; the 'ball game bleachers, $17.40; and'the associations' half of grandstand admissions, $184.62. The other half is taken out to apply interest on grandstand ."bonds. Two 10-Innlng Games. Ball fans had a big day, with two -out of three games going extra Innings. The opening game between the Junior league teams of Burt and Renwick was won by Burt in the tenth inning. The score had been tied 4-4 for several innings, but a run pushed over In the tenth gave -the game to Burt.. Renwick and Burt were to meet again yesterday to determine the league district championship. Burt is now Kossuth champion, and JRen- wick won.the championship of Wini, Pocahontas; and Huniboldt Believe It Or Not, <Tu?as Two Below, Friday At the Algona Ice Cream and Candy Factory Friday, a perspiring reporter suffering under 100 degrees In the shhde was invited to step Into the cooler. He stepped, gasped, then shivered as he Inspected a thermometer which registered two degrees below zero. Stepping Into the room was like a plunge Into Ice cold water. There was even a gasp for breath. Funny little shivers ran over bare arms and up and down the backbone. Stepping out again was Just as bad. The knees felt like wet, greasy dish rags, and outraged skin pores reversed Into high In a vain effort to cool the body. Manager Chas. H. Taylor, apparently used to the sudden changes, went around his business of opening and closing valves without hesitating. The factory lost week made more than 1200 gallons of cream in anticipation of a big demand on the Fourth. The usual run during the hot weather of the past three weeks has been 1000 gallons a day. The Ice plant, manufacturing ice from city water, Is worked 24' hours a day to keep up with the demand while the. hot wave is on. DROUGHT HERE IS LIFTED BY HEAVY RAINS Comes Too Late For Oats But Corn is Now Safe. Million dollar rains fell Friday and Saturday nights, spreading total of 3.03 Inches of rainfall over the countryside. The rain Friday night followed a record hot day when the mercury reached 103 de grees for the third time this year The rain Friday night was heav lest, 1.6 Inches falling. Saturday night's rain totaled 1.43 Inches. Corn and grain lands, as well a pastures, are looking much green er. The rain was generally consld ered too late for oats, some o which was already headed out aw ripened. The oats are short, ah cutting will foe a problem, for in thus receive 30 per cent of ASKS FEDERAL AID TO BUILD WATERTOWER Seeks 30 Per Cent of Cost As Relief Work Gift. 5 An application for federal rt- constructlon funds to help build at new city water tower was ordered by the city council at the Jun» meeting last Thursday night. Under provisions of a recent act, municipalities, counties, and state* can obtain funds for public improvements. I The law provides that a city ca» borrow up to 100 per cent of th»» cost of a project, but that 70 per cent must be backed by gilt-edged, security. The remaining 30 per cent will be a donation from the federal government as an aid to unemployment. ; City Plans No Debt. The city of Algona is prepare* to pay 70 per cent in cash, which. would eliminate the 70 per cent loan feature, and the city would POSTOFFIGE WILL CLOSE AT 1P, M, EVERrSATUROAY Beginning Saturday the Algona postoffice will close every Saturday at'one o'clock In the afternoon. Postmaster 'S. J. Backus has an- SatuVd GODFREY IS STILL AMES POSSIBILITY Announcement in Friday's Register that Prof. H. H. Kildee had been appointed dean o'f agriculture at Ames caused surprise here, also some mystification, tor the story elsewhere said -that President Hughes would continue as acting counties. A three-game series will determine.-, the. playing team in a further contest towards the .state championship; • Two Baseball Battles. TKe first game in the afternoon was a red hot battle 'between Led- yar'd and Titonka, the former winning 8-3. The margin of victory for Ledyard did not indicate the closeness of the game, however, for Titonka put up a.real battle. Estherville and Bancroft staged the big game at 3:30, and Bancroft grabbed the game In the tenth Inning, .2-1. The score:was tied 1-<1 in the third, and the game then developed into a pitchers' battle between Paulson, St. Louis, for Es- thervllle, and Lichliter 'for 'Bancroft. Both were aided by good dean. . The surprise grew out .«. of the •jlayers were baffled J* 9 ?. upon reaching the £ound * 8warm a the. cup to up their Algona Markets William Stanley and George Rickert, transients, were charged in Justice H. B. White's court Monday with the theft of a pony belonging to Mrs. Nlta Isaacson. They found the pony at large Saturday and loaded it into the rear of their sedan. Homer Anderson, who was driving toy. helped them, thinking that they had bought It. The pony had wandered away from the lawn at the Kossuth hospital and was stolen near the M, & St. ^ de |heriff Dahlhauser was notified and immediately followed the car to Fort Dodge, where he arrested toe Grains have continued to advance during the last week. Corn, both yellow and white, is up 6 to^fi > cents . - ^7- »-?-»• i-TTD I **"**• —"» ^ i, ,*fh rttnflr J>ees_and all, 1*6 a ^£ytf£f'«£ l gZ v - HOGS Best pied. wt. 180 to 2«0, . , __ Best med. wt. ItfJi™.—ftg _ Paroles Armstrong Veai^ve^--||.oj {o Ig F **.?, t f!^ '"12.60 to 13.50 , 2 wljjte corn wWte oats beet hides -, ; ay and brought them to Algona. in justice court the case against Wcker was dismissed, but Stan ey was bound over to the grand Jury oVV-MO bond, which he could not furnish and so was. committed to The men had been "trying to find work here cleaning furnaces. Stanley's wife accompanied him and the sheriff took her to Fort Dodge Monday to find work while her husband Is held. The other man is her brother. Jessie Staley Is Bead. Funeral services were held at Burt yesterday afternoon for^Mrs. Reynolds, daughter of Mr. . Herbert Staley, near Burt. fact that It had for a year been supposed here that Geo. W. Godfrey would, receive the appointment, ' Investigation revealed that the Register's story had confused the facts* There are three deans at Ames, one of teaching, one of research, one of agricultural extension. Then, there Is also a general dean of agriculture, who is outranked only by the president. . Professor Kildee, who has, for some time been dean of teaching, has been given the permanent appointment. The office of dean of agriculture, which has 'been vacant for some time, remains Vacant, except that President Hughes also serves temporarily in that capacity. field support. Bancroft "bunched" in the tenth to'win. Carnival Company Falls. A klttenball game between the Algona and Plover teams was played as a opener for the evening program, and was won by the Algon- ians, 6-3. ' Failure of a carnival company with numerous concessions to come left the midway rather empty. The company had signed a contract to bring its entire outfit, 'but it went broke a week ago and disbanded. The time was then too short to secure another carnival. AH concessions on the grounds made.moAey, Dairy Food Store To Be Opened Here Something new in Algona will be a dairy food store which W. J. Stgsbee will open Saturday in his building, the old Dr. W. E, H. More office, third door west of the Kent Motor 'Co. building. Butter, milk, cream, eggs, ice cream, fruits, and more than 50 varieties of cheese will be handled. On the opening day a silver spreader will be given away with each ipurchase of Blue Moon cheese and two Ice cream nounced. :ay service is necessary to meet requirements of the federal economy program, ,which, beginning this month includes a three-day furlough monthly for every employe with out pay. There are now six clerks, and this will make a total reduction here of 18 days a month in working time. The Saturday afternoon closing in addition to a rearrangement of the schedule of working hours, -is required to make the time saving. The postoffice department does not permit hiring extra clerks. The postoffice has been closing at 4 p. m. Saturdays for several months, because of a reduction in working time ordered some time ago. Patrons will now have to become used to earlier mailing hours tout outgoing mall,will -be dispatched as usual. • The local letter mall drop rate Is now 2c an ounce. This Is only for letters mailed to addressees in Algona. Outside mail stil carries the three-cent an ounce rate. Saturday postal savings withdrawals of deposits will have to be made before one o'clock. places they barely rise ten Inches from the ground. Corn, had not suf- ered much, but rain helped Con- sideraibly. Corn was much above knee'high by the Fourth," and a bumper 'crop : Is in -prospect. Bead Is Washed Out. Friday's rain fell in almost a cloudburst, and in places wind did damage. A road several miles south of Hobarton was partly washed out again. It had to be repaired last spring following a heavy rain and snowstorm in March. Many telephone, telegraph, and electric wires were dpwn. The Milwaukee Sioux from Chicago Sunday morning was 22 Tiours late, because of, a wealt railroad 'bed on the banks of the Mississippi river and the train did not reach Algona till 12:30 Sunday morning. The rain Saturday nlghtjiincluded hail; which beafr i some 1 '-of-the eornr down in a two mile stretch west of Algona. cost of a water tower as a gift., Under the plans discussed by tlufc council the new tower would b* mounted on steel legs that ris* from the ground 75 feet. The top> of the tank would be 120 feet high. The. tank would hold 300,000 gallons of water, or three times the- capacity "of the present stand pipe. Another big advantage, of the new tower would be that all water in the tank would be 75 feet afror* ground, which' would give' much. greater pressure. In the present June Fall Still Short The rains brought the total for June to 3J58 inches, which is .42. inches below normal. The rainfall for the year is now 4.06 inches short of normal. The first three months of the year it was In excess 2.57 inches, the result of heavy snowstorms in March; but the second three months of April, May, and June were 6.63 Inches short of normal. Following the rains the mercury has remained at reasonable heights and. the evenings have (been cool. The temperature record for the standpipe It is the top 30 feet which provides pressure, so th* tank can be 70 per cent full and yet pressure has to be pumped. Would Cost $14,000 The new tank would cost approximately $14,000. If funds ar« granted, the city would pay soma$9,800, and the remainder rwouUfc^ come ^withoutr'Obligatlo~n'~froiir' ! ''TiMt unemployment relief fund. It.is believed that within five years th» new tank will be necessary anyhow and would have to !be .built at perhaps twice the present net cost. The city now uses an average of 125,000 gallons of water a day. or 30 gallons per capita. The swimming pool requires approximately 9000 gallons a day. Water requirements are much higher in the summer than in winter, and the ^summer average approaches '200,000 gallons a day. Big Fire Feared, The new filtering plant reser- week follows: June, 28 „__•_ •JUne 29 _---——i-:----,93 June 30 (1.6 ralnfallyslOS.: July 1 (1.43 rainfall) __92i July 2 __--_————?2 July 3 68 66 71 64 «•* 62 69 July 4 86 Hail & Wind Hit . Irvington Farms Irvlngton, July 3—Heavy storms Friday and Saturday nights considerably damaged crops and gardens for many fanners. The hard rains both nights were accompanied by lightning, strong^ winds and hall. Many trees were broken off, under consideration, some uprooted. A h'ay rack/'at the| * " Schichtl farm was lifted from its running gears" and left right side voirs hold approximately 4150,000 gallons, which, with the standplpe's 100,000, makes a total of more than a half million gallons. The bugbear always dogging the water plant officials is fear of & big fire. Extensive use of water to a fire cuts down the reserve in » hurry, for one fire hose alon* pushes out 300 gallons a minute under pressure. No Action on Lights. A proposal for lighting the klt- tenball field was presented to tha city council last Thursday night by R. B. Waller and W. H. Cummings. who asked the city to install and wire lighting equipment which. would be provided by the park board. The approximate cost would be $180. The proposal was takent- STATE BRAND PICNIC DRAWS AJOOO CROWD . 'Employees of the ^Algona Qreanv- ery laid off last Thursday to attend the annual meeting ot State Brand Creameries at Mason City and with them went many others from' Algona and othed parts ol the county, including the W&™_ nigu SCuQOfl 'D«u f •• • . - _ nan wore gujavi^ MWIM-I.Jvw** «j .»-1 gieiu, t*rioon-u v*fo, w»w**»«e> v» ••**— chilies, president of the Algona mojsture The ra}n came too late Four th, na d been Indulging in jack- flnTnTnlinltV ClU'b. ana 1* &• ljHUltt»».J,_ i ._ --.-I,, nata l-v-ti —T.tnl,n,r Cllcnn rone ^hnaAll [MARSHAL AND DRUNK IN FOURTH up in the road.'Some crowns on top of pumps at the Stacy gas station were riddled toy hailstones. Much corn was badly damaged. A few small outbuildings were upset. I Marshal F. W. Green Is of the Corn and gardens not damaged by op i n j on that one Omer Olson, Gold- hall were greatly benefited by the field, arrested the evening of the mi Uo „ »w Sunday night an operation for appendicitis Dutch lunch Tonight. lunch While .nothing definite has been given out, It is believed that this vacancy will be filled soon, and it is understood that Mr. Godfrey's chances for'the appointment remain excellent; President Hughes will make the appointment. * Algonian Is Hurt In Auto Accident Mrs. iL. I- Way suffered cuts and bruises on the forehead and ,pody Saturday morning, when as she was driving to Fort Dodge, tho Way 8-cylinder Essex, car turned over after striking Joose gravel four miles north of HumDo;dt..Two wheels of the car canu off, and the car landed In tho ditch. Mrs. Way was alone. The car was brought back \o Algona by the Win C. pau garage. . cones will to,e sold at 5c. Mrs. Slgs- bee and a son wili ru« the store and Mr. Slgsibee will run a wagon in town and country. -*• tournament will be awarded. Algo»ft Pastor to Wed. The Rev. M. A- SJostrand, First 12 Given Permit* To Sell Cigarets Clgaret permits have been issued by the city to E. L. DRobinault, Air gona Hotel, B. F. Sorensen, K. D,, James, Fisher cafe, Smith pool hall, W. A- Barry. Anderson $ Galbraita pool hall, Titus filling station, G, R. Cook filling station, the Smoke Shop, and J. F. pehlmer. Mr. Rob-? insult, who operates the Silver Gray cafe, was the only new applicant. A beer permit, class B, was issued to Frank Vera, but was held up till completion of his filling station and beer garden east of tfte fairgrounds. Community clu'b. and L. *,. "»"'^"Uo help early Two busses were chartered for tne *• Algona delegation. : M. P, Christiansen, Manager of the local creamery, was re-elected director at a business meeting in the morning. At noon dinner was served to more than 2,000 persons, and during dinner the high school band played. Nearly 60 creameries were represented at the/meeting. At the afternoon session Evelyn' Bode, Algona, sang tv?o solos. In a buttermakers' contest, Irvln Seman, of the Algona Creamery, won fourth with a score of 96.7, only three-tenths of a point below the winner. The three high, winners won a free trip to the world's fair and the next seven won electric Justice Court Case Settled A case against C. V. Herrlns, Verne' farmer, for disposing of mortgaged property was dismissed to Justice H. 'B, White's court last Thursday, when the detendent settled and paid the ; cqstg. Flay Emmetebu The ^agona W W will play Deputy Loss Depicted in 2 Cartoons clocks. ' Mother Suffers Stroke, The flev. and Mrs. C. V- Hplse were called to Des Moines Friday •by news that the former's mother had suffered a stroke, A card Saturday indicated that her condition had not Improved. No further news has been received. Falling Tree Damages House, Wind in Saturday night's storm blew down trees at the Andrew Lehman farm, Hobarton, and the kitchen roof and chimney were damaged. ' no game McEvoy Quarantine lifted (Dist. Couri; Clerk Ms®voy to on been, relewed the Job again, from scarlet Sever •three Wedlng Permits, Marriage licenses were issued last week to: Ernest Sheets, Brut, Florence Reno, Wesley; J*8H« Dietrich, Cincinnati, Rose Claude, DeJavan, Upw-; A> Q. Baney, Bessie Mattoqn, both Pf Lu Verne, Court Entries Signed. Judge Pavidso»i Esuuetsfourg, was-here last Thursday, signing «Sr *SttP««b Tote i s the "long" ^' n district court. Th| befln 8*ptan>er 85- • ' , - I "*" i frt-!vae.a1 wm Elmer ("Swede") Johnson, leased from Sheriff Carl Di hauser's "apartments" today, la an accomplished cartoonist, Sunday he drew two cartoons depicting Deputy Casey loss In the embarrassing position of being caught fishing wltheil^a 1W. enae, The picture showed him going through Us pockets In a irantic search lor »license while a game warden wearing a bread, brimmed hat watted grimly. A number of ether fishermen fai jtbe cartoon were razzing the deputy. . . , , Uke other cartoon pictured Janitor George Palmer and William Blngaman about to fish In the riyer north of town. Tfcey were otherwise all ready, but were arguing nftout who w«* to blame «er fergwHNr the baft. Though the cartoon was drawi in the Jaft and Johnwm had not seen the river and bridge fer gome time, the drawing was complete to dffeiU fhA two AnftwiRfitt 'fi_ |B,^Mf y y ***^^ '"• M^ ^^ J( c '• ' J ' '" •-M.«*,v»H.ta_tto.i*M* rabbit whiskey. Olson was chased, from the extreme west edge ot . town through'the McGregor residential district, thence south to , Dodge, whence he galloped down the Jos. Steil garden at full speed, taking two fences in jumps, Olso» missed connections on a chicken. fence and bounced back, but he got up, and raced into the underbrush in a vacant lot. Marshal Green shot into the air, whereupon Olson Imitated a raibbit by hitting for the tall weeds in the vacant lot, fron» which he was finally dragged. Olson paid a dollar fine and oosta yesterday assessed toy Jutlce White.,, The chase provided an extr* Fourth, of July thrill for the W. A. Lorenzes and the Joel Herbsts, who* were seated in the back yard? <* their homes adjacent to the vacant lot. »" i i + ' Kotsuth Is Low Number^ The state emergency relief com* " ' mittee has completed a surrey of v the number of families in. the state > v receiving county or city relief % * May. In the state at large,, proxtoately one out of families received aid. ._. number wa,s low, consWerijifc size* of the couj^y; only It had fewer tainlUes recetvj^ —• JJ7 families Heted In,

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