Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on August 17, 1933 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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ttOK In- irw * if ALGONA, IOWA, AUGUST 17,1933, 12 Pages Number 49 AR ON PETTY BURGLAR PLANNED ML- 6000TfitvMisvTifs*+ii<>s» EVvf r**si;s»*« n^*.OFFICERS TO I ;s tATURE ITHFAIR r Horses and BZC Acts Ion Bill. " ' horse act, aome- , will be staged as ^feature. attractions at k county fair/September Hodginis, one of lnames in the- .circus „„ railway car that can "fill be used to bring horses, and equlp- , Joe Hodglni Is a comedian rider, and a line of novelty really new, here and r»BM Are Coming! jijinl girls are two of the " women bareback' riders' |» risen' to international 'thelr riding stunts equal IfljRingllng and other r ; Joe Hoflglnl has been \ numerous occasions In. comedy 'stunts, but teach year with' a new | daring feature. ' with the Hodginis at i fair will be Paul and p, ; who present one of the "l trapeze, acts ever pre- 1 1 fair crowd. Louise is nent to the act and a rot no mean skill to her daredevlltry. r Pair. Contracted.. lete.a real circus pro- ary ;E. L. Vincent has ^ nond and Marcus, two l» furnish the slapstick y'that makes the clr- AZTEC CHIEF ATTRACTION OFTHE DAY Aged Indian, Last of Race, Is Featnre of Celebration. Throng Tttonfcq For Indian Dan $109,000 Algona State Bank Assets tor Sale at Auction ((attraction for everyone. » are more than clowns, $r they, have eccentric i: stunts that break out trowd least expects s two are known as V for., they create, new More than 6,000 people attended Titonka's Indian day celebration Tuesday afternoon and evening. The; celebration benefitted from the fact It was a holy day and many Catholics who went to church In the morning spent the rest of the day at Tltonka- The celebration was the 29th annual Indian day. Indian day originated In 1905 as a historic event to celebrate an Indian battle near the present townslte. Spiders Defeat Collegians. A ball game in the afternoon between the Texas Black Spiders and the 'Forest City Collegians ended 6-5 In favor of the Spiders. .The battery for the .Spiders consisted of Jones, Arthur, and Worthin, and Feeney and Underkofler served for Forest City. "The Spiders got ten hits to nine for the Collegians. There -was a balloon ascension and .parachute drop, and music was furnished by the Woden and Titonka bands and the Algona "Little German band" under the direction of Jos. Bloom. The balloon ascension was made shortly before a storm began. Rain fell at 5:45 and drove many indoors. Wind blew down a number of tents. The evening attendance consequently light. Assets totaling nearly $109,000 face value will bo auctioned off in court at the closing out sale of the former Algona State bank's property a week from Tuesday. The bills receivable or loans total $54,631.64; judgments, $12,- 26G.i52; unpaid stock assesments, $5135; non-ledger assets, $29,881.05; other judgments, $4324.86; other assets, $24%.GO. * In addition an undivided interest in a house and lot at the corner of Jones and Lucas street will be sold. The net total of all items, except the house is $108,834.82. The bank has paid 40 per cent in dividends, and it is expected that the proceeds of the sale will make a final dividend of three or four per cent posible. The bank has been in charge of J. P. Spalla, Des Moines, and has been managed locally by H. V. Hull, Joel Herbst, and Flora Tiss. No date for closing of the County Savings bank receivership has been set. The list of assets of the Algona State bank to be offered at auction appears in an advertise ment on page 2> of the second section of today's Advance, and i makes interesting reading. ALGONIAN'S LEG BROKEN IN CRASH NEAR FENTON Bert Grinnell, Algona electrician, liad a leg broken last Thursday, night at 11 o'clock when the Wayne Godden car, In which he was a .passenger, went into the ditch three miles south of Fenton. Godden and Grinnell were coming home from Fenton, where they had attended a Legion celebration. Godden was trying to note the time on his wrist Watch when the car hit loose gravel and swerved over a drainage ditch bridge. The car fell 12 feet. Both front wheels and the front axle of the Godden Pontiac were scraped off in the impact, and the springs, which were loosened, were driven into the ground nearly two feet. Yet not a window was broken except the dashboard glass, which crashed where Mr. Grinnell was thrown against it. Godden was thrown against the steering whee' and broke it off. The car. Is ^nought to have been traveling a about 40 miles. BODE MAN IN BAD ON FORT DODGE CHARGE Bunted Car Off High Embankment; Held to Grand Jury. Chief Zat-Zam Present A feature of Indian day this year 'was the presence of Chief Zat-Zam, advertised as the last surviving Aztec. The chief, who is 84, has been In the show business 70 years knife-throwing act, of which . • Autogiro Dated. (ion to these three major i Secretary Vincent will •prise announcement for i the fair. At least one [attraction is to be ad'; program of free at- M»ll games, horse racing. courtesy or the iDes iter Kossuth 'fair .pa- have the privilege of "T the newspaper's 'noted ood News III, which Mne fairgrounds for two •4- he is thought to be the originator. ifcttie old days t the Aztecs limited with knives and didn't use bow and arrows. The chief's wife, Pvfn- cess Zam, was a cousin of Sitting •Bull. The chief also has a special act, "The Vanishing Wigwam," or 'VThe Birth of the American Flag." The Aztecs were almost annihilated by the Spanish Conquerors. x Mrs- John Rippentrop, resident of Tltonka, has attended all of the 29 celebrations. CLUB DITCH |K STRAIGHTENED " . .• - - " • - ..;..' was let Monday by Country club at.$60 to McVey for leveling and ping the creek which runs course on the Nos. 7 »ing of the creek will \i tall grass area where tolls are lost by both f«f Players; After .the •veieen leveled and the "Mened, they will be • The No. r, fairway <wn as Hell's Half Acre « the club are 'being *2 each to cover the being started thls'week [«Q. 6 green where Bent ] sowed last spring., It 'Wly in the week that ;'Wlng to seed and the > toout ready: torlise. remains to pre"'• spring. lies Give* Paul Speech ~. ChrischiUe's .Twn cities Sunday, evening Mr. chriscbil- •> a banquet . Meeting' o ail merchants. Gen'•«. A. director, was Former Swea City Woman Is Killed in Auto Accident Swea City, Aug. 15 — Relatives here received word Monday morning that Mrs. Ed 'Frakes, nee Minnie Eckholm, had been killed in an auto accident near New Ulm, Minn. Mrs. Frakes with her mother, Mrs. Victor 'Eckholm, her sisters Effie and Lydia, and nephew, Virgil Nelson, son'of Otto Jenson, all of Swea City, had been visiting Otto Eckholm, son of Mrs. Victor Eckholm, and brother of Mrs. Frakes, and the Misses Eckholm, at Willmar, Minn:, and were on their way home. Mrs- Frakes was driving, and lost control of the car. Mrs. Frakes lives in New Hampton and is survived by her husband, Ed Frakes. (Funeral services for Mrs. Frakes were'held yesterday Wednesday) afternoon at the Swea City Baptist Mrs-Frake's mother, Mrs. Eckholm, who is 84, is reported low at the New Ulm hospital. The shock of the accident and of her daughter's death is complicated by heart and other troubles. The accident occurred when Mrs. Frakes turned out to pass a truck and lost control, The car rolled over three times. Her sister Lydla suffered two broken ribs, and Mrs Frakes was instantly killed, others escaped with cuts DAHLHAUSERS SEE COTTON FIELDS ON LOUISIANA JAUNT Sheriff and Mrs. Carl Dahlhauser got home Saturday from Mound, La., where they spent a short vacation with the former's parents and brothers- Their sons Joseph and Bernard, with Mary Rammer, accompanied them. The sheriff found the former Whitemore farmers farming more than 500 acres, .of land, which included. Jands farmed-by the,P. -W. Dahlhauser sons, Peter, Joseph, AI- yesius, and a son-in-law, Matt Zeimet. Cotton is planted on about half'of the land, the rest to corn, potatoes, oats, sweet potatoes, and large gardens. The corn was already ripe, and on part of the land a second crop was planted to corn while Carl and his family were there. The sheriff brought home a stalk of the corn. (Potatoes had also been harvested, and another crop planted. Gardens are now being replanted for fall crops. Many 'things can be had from the gardens even in the winter. Besides the corn, the sheriff brought home sample's of cotton grown, pears, figs and pecans. Watermelons there weigh up to 37 pounds, but watermelons sold at 60c here would bring only lOc there. White neighbors there are exceptionally friendly, and they exchange garden truck when one is out of what the other has. The sheriff found the weather there warmer than here, though Burt Girl Falls in Fit and Startles Algona Undertaker 'Leo Besch, 32, Bode, was bound ;o the grand jury on a charge of driving while Intoxicated by Justee Paul McCarvllle, Fort Dodge, ast Thursday- Besoh's car collided with a car driven by Lee Folk, rt Dodge, at the Badger bridge and catapulted the Folk car over a 30-ft. embankment. In the car with Besch were Jos. Thilges, Whlttemore, who was released following the accident, and another youth, who was also re- accident happened at 6 Farmer Gives Sons Trip to Beacon City . Mr. and Mrs. E. fi. Schlei, farmers two and a half miles south of Fenton, are giving their son Elwln, 18, a worth while high school graduation present, one' full week at Beacon City, attending the world's fair. Participating in Elwln's good luck will be, bis younger, brother, Harold, 15, who will: possibly be „ getting ,'his graduation pre- -senflrtteafl^rflftiiel Then&oyB left Saturday on the Milwaukee Sioux, and will return next'Sun- day. They will join a Wallaces' Farmer group at Beacon City, >ut their reservations were made through the Advance. The and bruises. the temperature high of only 92. record showed a Heavy rains had Father -NichoU Diet at Nevada ' Father Michael Nichols, Cahtolic here 35 years ago, pres e , • Thursday evening at his home at Nevada funeral services were he Catholic church there held in the old country He his golden anniversary fallen a few weeks before, and tne ground was still wet and the atmosphere humid- It was strange to the visitors to. learn that only light breezes were ever had there. The natives think they have had a bad storm if a limb is blown off of a tree. The evenings are cool after ten o'clock at night. The Dahlhause lands are .only ten miles from Vicksburg and but a short distance from the Mississippi The town of Mound is a small plantation town, with only a post office and a few. general stores. The sheriff's relatives were all in good health, and they like the country White people are not bothered with Negroes, who know their place and keep out ot the way. Hourt A» Fixed in Neighboring Towns jj Verne, Aug. 15—After trying out shorter hours for several days the local merchants met and de cided to go back to the old hours 78. m. to 6 p. m., with stores open Wednesday and Saturday evenings for the present. Lone Hock, Aug.,i* - Busmesi men here held an NRA meeting las week Monday evening, and It wa voted to open business houses at am and close at 6 p. m., excep Saturday nights, when they will b ALGONA WOMAN HURT IN ACCIDENT THURSDAY Mrs. A. D. Richards suffered a ut on her > forehead and body ruises last Thursday afternoon, /hen the Richards car and a Min- esota car collided at the' north urn on the intersection of Nos. 169 nd 18 north of Algona. The Minnesota car, driven by ilr.s. Ida Wilson; Garden • City, lowed down for the intersection, ut whether it stopped is in ques- ion. Mr. and Mrs. Richards were oming home down the hill. The dinnesota car, in low gear, was Imost across the intersection ?hen the cars came together. They truck head on,-and the left sides f both cars were badly damaged. Glass was broken in both cars, nit Mrs. Richards was the only one o suffer much injiiry. Mr. Richards drives a Chrysler, and the Minnesota car was a 1929 Chevro- aj priest on June open longer. 'Whittemore, Aug. 16—The fir siren is now blown at 7 a. m. an to announce opening an Tuesday evening. •tSM'iwriww i** 10 * 8SBS»V P»V* W' JSUfiR^jM^ iu th Lsing hours for business house opening under an NRA hour ccd adopted here. Sheriff Denies Rumors .Recent stories concerning raid on the Green Lantern i club have been entirely erroneous Sheriff C» rl DaMfcWF W There were only four persons,ar Sted the -ftjtfS^^ jrought to 4 false. None of were n°, ,;*. leased. The o'clock last week Wednesday afternoon. The Folk and W. E. Winter- ode .families,'Fort iDodge, were returning from a trip to Gilmore City, and • Besch and his companions 'were also enroute to Fort Dodge. ' How Accident Happened Mr. Winterode described the accident in the Fort Dodge Messenger as follows: We were crossing the Badger bridge north of town when the 'accident happened, and were aboul 30 feet from the east end of the bridge when we were struck from behind by a car in which three men were riding. • "We swerved badly, and the car had hardly been straightened ou when we were struck from behinc sharply again, and then they hit Undertaker L. M. Merritt had an experience Sunday morning at 3 a. m. that gave him a real scare' He had been out on a call, and had just returned. He had put the car in the garage, and had turned on the yard light. Suddenly a girl staggered into the light. She was only about 16, and Mr. Merritt at first feared she was a "plant" sent out by bandits to get him off his guard. When- he questioned her the girl did not answer, but stumbled a step and fell to the ground on her face. Mr. Merrit got a chair and gave her a glass of water, meanwhile calling Night Marshal VanAlstyne. The girl said she was from Burt, and that she had been left by two companions, who' had gone home without her. The girl started to walk home, >ut Mr. VanAlstyne caught up with ler, -and Deputy Sheriff Casey joss took her home. She had not >een drinking, and aside from her 'irst appearance appeared normal n all respects. It was thought here us a'third time. 'Then they came up alongside and sldeswiped: us. This 'time the shoek'of-th^cottiston-toTcedWof the road ~and over the 30-ft. em bankment. We didn't turn over but. went nose-first down the em bankment and landed in the ditch right side up- Besch Already in Trouble "The other' car also went over the embankment, and began to roll. It turned over several times and landed in the ditch near us with a crash." Mr. Folk, suffered a broken right arm and injuries to his spine, but was reported recovering. The other occupants of the Folk car were badly shaken and bruised, but otherwise - escaped 'injury. Besch and Thilges were • cut and bruised.' . ' ', . • 'Besch, who is a gravel hauler, was 'arrested at Fart (Dodge several weeks ago on complaint by a Fort Dodge girl that he and three ;hat she must foe an epeleptic. JOS, RAHM, EARLY SETTLER NEAR ST, BENEDICT, DIES Joseph 'Rahm, St. Benedict, Ions one of southeast Kossuth's bes known citizens, died Tuesday morn ing at 10 o'clock at his home, fol lowing a long sickness with' dia bet.es. He had been bedfast fou weeks. Funeral services will b held this morning at 9 o'clock a the. St. Benedict Catholic church. Mr- Rahm was born in Bavaria Germany, March 2, 1853, and cam to the United States in the' earl 60's with his parents. In 1875 h settled in Prairie township, o wild-prairie -land, -building a barn and small shanty, later developing the place into one of the best 1m- Algona Markets TO PUT STOP TO GRIME WAVE Latest Thefts Occur on Farm and in 2". Offices Here. HOGS Best med. wt. 180 to 260 $3.76 Best med. wt. 260 to 300 __—$3.55 Best prime 'hvy. butch. 300-350 3.40 acking sows, 300 to 350 .lbS'_$2.90 Heavy sows, 400 Ibs. $2.70 Big hvy. sows, 400-500 $2.60 . CATTLE lanners and cutters $1.00 to $1.50 Fat cows —— $1.15 to $2.50 Veal calves $4.00 to $5.00 Fat steers $4.00 to $5.00 Yearlings $2.50 to $3.50 Bulls $3.00 to $2.60 Stock steers $3.00 to $4.00 *. POULTRY Hens 6c and 8c 3ocks . 4c and 5c Springs *—! 8c and lOc PRODUCE Eggs, graded, No. 1 _ lie Eggs, .graded No. 2 7c Cash cream ,a 16c GRAIN No. 2 yellow corn 31c N,o., 2 white corn _32c No. 3 white oats, old No..3 white oats, new HIDES Green' beef hides -. 5c Horse -— r ?2.00 "BAD" LANGUAGE CHABGE DROPPED Charges of obscene and indecent language filed against J. B. Anderson, Algona .private nightwatch, were dismissed in Justice P. A. Danson's court Friday by A- Hutchison, yho brought them following an argument between him .and Anderson at the Foster furniture store. '"Th6''''argument* arose over" the Madden-Stillman tent show, which occupied the George L.Galbraith es- Kossuth officers are iwgl'.mlig a campaign against a wave of petty crime that has arisen in the last few weeks and are determined to get the. of fenders and bring them to justice. The two latest outbreaks occurred here and on a farm near Swea: City, both perpetrated, it is believed,-by local talent. At the James Harner farm, fivn and a half miles north of Swea City, burglars entered the machine shed Friday night and stole- $69' worth of tools. The equipment Included saws, files, planes, socket' wrenches, and A Mod si'A Ford kit, also the battery from the car- There was no lock on the door of the machine shed, and the burglars were not heard at their work. The only evidence Deputy Sherltt Casey Lossjicould find next morning when h4: was called were automobile tracks leading to the fined. Feed Store Entered. (Last Thursday evening the 1 Button & Leffert feed store office and the Kennedy & Parsons office wer»- entered, but the ; burglars secured: nothing for their effo~rts. " At the feed store entrance wa* gained through an office window; The safe, which carries a sign that it is not locked,''was'opened and ransacked, and papers and other things in it were scattered over thfc floor. it f . Another Office Ransacked. -'• Somewhat tlie same procedure- was followed at the Kennedy 'Jb Parsons office a block away, to one "of the old buttertub buildings.. where entrance was also gained by proved, farms in Kossuth. . , .. " itate lots-east of the Kent garage. Mr: Rahm 'continued to farm till] The Anderson home is across the 1901, when he. retired" to"St:'Bene-1 alley south from the lots.' A skat- diet, where he has since lived. He was one of the first directors of the People's -Savings bank, and for many years was -vice-president. The bank was started by Martin Rahm and his brothers, and it' flourished many years "till thp depression caused many banks to close. " -, Mr. Rahm was married in January, 1875, to Frances Arndorfer, daughter of Mr. and'Mrs. Franz Arndorfer, .both of whom came to the United States from Germany. Mrs. ,Rahm and three, children survive: Edward F. Rahm, now assistant state treasurer and living at Des Moines, for many years cashier of the People's Savings; Mrs. forcing a window. Papers- left Oik a desk and elsewhere' were scat* other men had assaulted her after| phiiip Immerfall, and. Mrs. Fred et. ' . . This intersection has been the scene of .many accidents in the last year, most of them caused by failure of autosists to stop. Mr, Richards carries liability 'insurance, jut It is reported that there was no nsurance on the ^Minnesota car, Book on Game Plan at Algona Library In view of the talk during the ast two years or more of the owa '25-year conservation plan adopted by the state fish and gme commission, notice from Mrs- Lura Sanders, city librarian, is timely that a recent 176-.page 'bound book on the plan written by Jacob k. Crane, Jr., who was consultant when the plan was made, may be secured at the Algona library. The jook includes maps and charts besides a complete summary of rec- ommendatlons for the plan. Algoniant in Car Crash_Near Britt The Dr. L. G. Baker car was sider swiped by another car near Britt Saturday night, while the Bakers were enroute home from 'the World's fair. The'Baker car was not badly damaged, and the Bakers continued to Algona after a tire was changed. Mrs, Baker was cut by glass from a broken rear window, but Dr. Baker and Ourwood escaped injury. The Bakers spent three days at Beacon,city, and the speak highly of the accomoda- tlons. ^^ New Soap A representative' 'of the Iowa Soap company, Burlington here yesterday; arranging for. marketing of Pypaseptic soap grocery stores. This is. a, r product pi the cojBiSay, and ftf pearance '< *7! abducting her from a party of friends. One of the four men escaped, but Besch and two others were bound to the grand jury on rape charges. They furnished bonds and were^ released. Electric Motor. . Fire Calls Out Firemen at 4 a. m. A motor in an'electric refrigerator at White's grocery stuck and didn't run when the current was automatically turned .on at 4 o'clock Friday morning, The current failed to burn out fuses, ;but the motor got hot enough to burn the oil in it and rubber insulation around thfe wires. , The building quickly filled with smoke, and Mrs. Theo. Elbert and Mary Rbsenstell who work at nisht at the Fisher cafe, noticed it bejch- ing out the front door transom- They"turned in a fire alarm. Mr,-White, who arrived as soon as the firemen, noticed'immediately that it was the refrigerator which was making the smokei and, .shutting off the current, he put an end to the trouble. Mr. White had a large stock of gqods on hand,'but there was not enough smoke to damage any of it. Crazy Transient Sent to Asylum Tom Higgins, a transient? was taken before < the county insanity commission Monday and adjudged, insane.' The state board of parole was to send a representative after him Tuesday, and'efforts were to be made by the state to deport him to his borne at Carpendale, Pa., for care at the expense of , that state. He was returned 'to city officers Friday as crazy over religion' Among other things he tried to bless a'woman as, his mother. He was told then to leave town, but the officers later found him-still here and picked him up. Cha»Pion Team The Daniels grp$ " Mulert, both of St- Benedict. Another son, Joseph Jr., died a few years ago. Mr. (Rahrn is also survived by two brothers, Martin, of St. Benedict, and Daniel, Algona, and by a sister, Mrs. Leonard Neuman, Algona. Mr. Rahm served as St. (Benedict school trustee and director 'many years. He was a member of St.. Benedict Catholic church. the Two Sentenced on Pleas of Guilty Two Algonians pleaded.guilty to liquor charges last Thursday before Judge' Davidson at Emmetsburg. Horace Webster pleaded guilty ot bootlegging and was fined J300 and given three months Jail sentence.. lAjll of the sen-, tence'except $50 of the«fine was pay |25 immediately, $12.50 in 30 days, and 112.50- In 60 days. He was parole'd to Sheriff Dahlhauser. Sylvester Johnson pleaded guilty to driving while Intoxicated, and was sentenced to three months in jail. Two months was .suspended, but Johnson is serving • the . other 30. days. , • - »ing rink recently occupied the same lots, and the proprietor paid Anderson a small weekly fee for use of a toilet and to overlook the noise nuisance. The Madden-Stillman show refused to do likewise, and Mr. Anderson went to Mr. Hutchison, who is attorney for the estate, to have the show stopped. Failing to obtain Mr. Hutchison's assistance, he went to Mr. Foster, who is a member of'the city council. Mr. Foster told Mr. Anderson that if the city license, was .paid, and if, the show was properly conducted! the city could do nothing. ~: While this conversation was going on Mr- Hutchison stopped at the Foster store, and a heated argument arose between him and Mr. Anderson, in which the latter, it was alleged by Mr. Hutchison, lost his temper and cursed roundly. Mercury at 49 in Fall Suggestion In the seemingly heavy ; rain of Tuesday evening only .70 inch of water fell. This, with .24 inch last week Wednesday, made a total of Deputy Sheriff Loss spent aonur time next morning in an attempt tor secure finger prints, .but. was uilr- successful. "• • '. The burglars were evidently only alter money.- Nothing - -of- valua- missed at either place. Possible; hiding' places for cash had beat thoroughly ransacked. ' Pool HaH Looted. One ,of the most recent hauls at the hall, St. cigarets. 'German Band'to Play Here Tonight Jos. Bloom's ."Little German Band," which played at the Ti- tohka Indian day celebration Tuesday night, will give a home concert tonight at" 7:30, preceding the regular band concert- The Bloom band will, play a half hour. Members' besides the leader are William gain, Lloyd Pratt, Bernard Yepman, Donald Parsons, and p. Wayne H. Collins, school music instructor. inch for the week and i-95 inches so far this month: The normal, rainfall for August is 3.44 * inches, Maximum temperatures for the last week have hung between 80 arid 80, and minimum temperatures between 49 and 64. -The official temperature record follows; <, August 9 , 8.1 'ftp August 10 ,__#9 64 August 11 _ ~-?-4z£& W August 12 — -JaP 0 * 2 August 13 -Z.80 49 August 14 , --,— --85 58 August 15 -j. : ,-90 57, Prairie Fire Put Out by Firemen A prairie fire, reminiscent on a small scale of old time Iowa -prairie fires, one of which is described in Mrs. Gardener Cowles book, Early Algona, spread from a bonfire Tuesday afternoon in the yard back vOf a house on south Moore Street occupied by the LeiRoy Davis family- Bushes, a row of ripening sweet corn, and some other garden stuff caught fire, and the blaze was spreading rapidly when the firemen arrived. - It w.as put out in short order with the water stored in'the new truck. made by burglars was Frank'Grandgenett pool Benedict, where cigars, and candy were taken, also a slot, machine. Officers have been receiving', calls nearly every week from eleyators and. other business houses about the county which have been entered. The calling in of state investigators to spend full time'at tracking down the culprits is contemplated, because of a rush of court business which keeps Sheriff Dahlhauser and Deputy Loss serving papers in civil and other cases. The next term of court will open in September- Some Bootleggers Quit (In connection with the drtv*> against petty crime will be one against bootlegging and other liqr uor crimes. Some former large retailers bf liquor, it is reported. have quit entirely, the price being too low now to justify the risk ot fine and, Jail;:bu> small-time operators are stilUin the game. ,." " ' -The .bootleggers blame 3.2 beer for a slump in'business, particularly in the "white collar" trade. Thia leaves the "roughs," who are risky customers at best. One or twb> oases, have .been completely dried up by action of the sellers. Titonkian Divorce from Wife A divorce decree^ was granteft here Tuesday : by 'Judge F,-*C» Davidson tq Henry'Spear, Titonka, from Ollie Spear, According to<» stipulation, j&jrfeSpeay is to hav» custody of .feasle, .. : 11-year-old daughter:. She v ')B"also to receive $235 alimony and;;fl5 a month for support of the daughter. The petition filed by Mr. Spear charg " his wife with cruel and inhum treatment by cursing him and, licly associating with other 1 r team, Des Moines city chawpioni viU.ifteet the AJgona' next Sunday, Daniels team b.fJbjn'tKe.S&li. team were iMW . fairgrounds ojj at ?:3«. The Appointed Appraiser H. B. White has been appointed inheritance apraiser to succeer John Hajrgard, who resigned. The apototment was made by the three judges of the 14th judicial district, F. C. Davidson, George A. Heald, appraisers are' J, L. Bonar and M?• ~~ Fte»4 tor ILyle Johnson, Algona, wjjj finked, ' ,4 Fenton Defeated e-0 Algona won from Fenton Sunday, 6-0, on the fairgrounds diamond. Junior, Kelly got a ? base hit, and Miner a Sybase hit for Algona; and Dltsworth and Arthur Kueeker, Fenton, made 2-base bits but faled to score. Runs were batted in for Algona by Scanlan, Wander, Butler, and Junior Kelly. Algona got 13 hits to Fenton's three. C**s, Downs, tle.$ pDwns, Ifssm'-to 'mm afCUcfftH Senator DJckinson will speak b,fn fore the Chicago club next Tuesday, and neyt Wednesday he will attend, the worjd's ft.tr. Next Thursda/ w* Will speak before the — ^- - lawanis cl\jb, and ^ ,.,„, day- he vrm be sneaker aj a convention pf rum mail -" ~ 7 Mpftes. Swea City Tisitor DTOHTW Swea City, August 15—Dale Th}el» youth who accompanied the Andersons, of Anderson Oaks, on a vacation trip into northern MinneeotJB, was drowned, it is reported here. The youth's 'home is in northern. Minnesota, but he had been here w a visit, The Andersons were W» distant relatives,

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