Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on August 24, 1933 · Page 1
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ALGONA, IOWA, AUGUST 24, 1933 10 Pages Number 50' COUNTY NIRA MEET HELD HERE — _ - • i . .-- • --• • -• •-.'- -- — ~~ • '"' _ ___^^__^^^_ ^^___^^_^^^^^^^^_ Ex-St. Joe Farmer Dies in Train Crash Naudain Finds Ideals Are Kept. f fl ; Naudain spoke last Ktwants club His talk dealt , climate, and South Carolina, he . the old South, and are much the same B when the Cirll war e country, is born in South Car,>i always an outsider; .r how long he lives in the |'fill always be from the pitied because he Is In has been professor and physics at a girls' years. He left Al•s ago. :,; " - .'•" /' Grass is Sean*, rolina has 31,000 square 'aipbpulatlbn of l,7BOr fit whichis colored. -The varied topography, _ r _ and lowlands near JS7» Wgh coastal plateau h titanic upheaval of the _., and the Appalachian j in the western section. H geological standpoint the old, most of its rock tor- Citing to the pre-Cambrian ) soil is clay and! sandy 1 , t be fertilized. Grasses do r readily. The temperature .. ical and humid. Horses. v'most farming being done i of the granite acidic clay prevents pastures, the f oust import most of its 1 butter where it is needed; V Milk Just now is 13 i quart, but when Doctor JMrrt went there it was. 18 lich is the customary Beats Corn Meal state is in • forests, I cyprU8- t pi i edomlnat- e are 160,000 farms, most- d'by Negroes.' 'The Negro \ mule are a common sight. is, however, beginning the combination. Coti principal crop. i raised for human food, meal is practically unl- [•uaed, much as people in itry have potatoes. It is inonly eaten, especially 1 poorer classes, that a •In diet results In a dls- ranks second as the (death. I onions grow everywhere ributeto the high price of "'ures are soon covered ana in consequence the •tainted and cannot be sold. } Carolina has no coal or oil. _ Is therefore high-priced. [Naudain pays 23c a gallon cheapest grade; 26c for Cheap oil is 30c a quart. > Population Decr*a«in£. urcentage of Negroes in nlatton has dropped from Ho 49.9 to 1930. Elimlna- «ath and migration to the 1 we main causes, We are sharply divided At the top are the '• Money is, not the'di- '»• Descendants of old whether monled or not; wed in that class.-Then ^poo^whites ("trash" is ™ " ; are" DRIVES TRUCK INTO ENGINE AT CROSSING Body Badly Burned When Gasoline Explodes. Mouth Burns Suffered by Algonian; Mystery as Lye Is Discovered in Coffee Joseph Frinek, 65, Atwater, Minn., was killed at 7 a. m. last Thursday, when his truck was hit by a Rock Island train on No. 169, west of iLivermore. The truck burst Into flames following the crash, -and Frinek's body was burned beyond recognition. lit is not known whether Frinek was killed in the crash or died in the flames, but it is thought that if he was not killed outright he was knocked unconscious. The.train was stopped, and members of the crew who dragged the body out of the wreck suffered burns on the bands and clothes. Household Goods Burn. Frinek was coming north from Fort Dodge, en route home, and his truck was loaded with house hold goods, which he was taking there from iFort Dodge, his formei home. He was alone. The truck ran into the moto train when the train was about a third of the way across the roa crossing. The truck was whirled around in a half circle, and i skidded into the ditch at the south west 'Side of the crossing, burstin into flames as it lit. The' gasolne and the househol and to th ge furniture burned rapidly, train crew, had difficulty close enough to the truck cab t save the body. County officials at Humbold were called, and the body was tak en to the Ellsworth funeral horn there. Escaped Once Before. ..; Less -than a year ago Frinek.es it-aped"death, only 100 yards fror the same crossing, .when- anothe truck which he was driving got ou of control, and crashed into th ditch. He suffered minor injurie Mrs. S. J. Backus suffered a urned mouth Monday evening, fhen she sipped coffee made from ater which contained a heavy olution of lye. The water was in a teakettle, nd how the lye came to be there a mystery. The Backus family vas all away Monday afternoon, ilr. and Mrs. Backus were visiting t or near Mason Oity, and the wo daughters were at work up own. Water from the teakettle had jeen used at noon for making tea, ind nothing unusual was noticed hen. Monday evening, when Mr. nd Mrs. Backus returned at 8 j'clock, they fixed up a lunch, in- luding coffee. Mouth Badly Burned. ' The coffee was the "instant" ;ind, made by pouring boiling water over finely pulverized- coffee. The water was boiled in the tea- cettle, and cups for Mr. and Mrs. Backus were poured. -Mrs. Backus took a sip first, and the strength of the solution nearly strangled ler and burned her mouth severely. •Beth Backus ran to her car and rushed up town for a doctor," returning with iDr. P. V. Janse, who treated Mrs. Backus's burns. Inspection of the dry coffee, the cream, and sugar was made without disclosing the lye, but Doctor Janse also suffered a burned mouth when he sipped water from the teakettle, the solution being so strong that he was unable to spit it out before it had burned his lips, tongue, and the lining of the mouth. Heavy Dose of lye. Analysis showed the water was saturated with a solution of sodium lye. A full swallow would have so burned the stomach and other organs that death would probably have resulted. The amount ot lye in the kettle was too great for complete absorption by the water, and settlings in bottles of samples were almost pure lye. iNo one was seen about the house in the afternoon. A group of girls was playing bridge for a short time 29 Babies in Fair Contest Mrs. George St. John, superintendent of the Baby Health booth at the county fair, announces that 29 babies have been entered already. The booth can care for only 44. There are two classes, 1 and 2, and 2 and 3. Applicants should send name and age to Mrs. St. John, Algona. The county Legion Auxiliary has taken over conduct of the booth, which was voluntarily relinquished by the Algona Woman's club. PIONEER DAY PLANNED FOR COUNTY FAIR People Who Attended Fair 50 Years Ago Go in Free. Algona Markets OFFICERS FOR COUN Y NAMED ALCONA ROTARIANS HEAR GOVERNOR AT FORT DODGE MEET •With few exceptions the Algona Rotarians attended an inter-city Rotary meeting at Ft. Dodge Tuesday night. Other clubs represented were Humiboldt, Eagle Grove, and Webster City. Eight members each from the five clubs took part in an 18-hole golf tournament in the afternoon, and Fort iDodge club won all four prlz- in the evening, but left for a few This Rock Island crossing is known io be dangerous. It is flat minutes to ea t a lunch, with the road and is not readily es. Gov. Clyde L. Herring gave an address at. an evening dinner at the clubhouse in which he detailed the program of his administration since he took office in January. He told of econmles at the state house, where the personnel has been reduced .from more than 1000 to nearly 800.' ''"•'• The governor explained his program to centralize the various bureaus of the state government into departments more responsible to * ays the social scale. churches. . three almost every- e " Baptist church,- a a PWst church, and » tt church, a!Mn the no matter how small. frted out taxes are seen in time.to stop and sight of the track to the west is blocked by a farm grove; this year it is particularly "blind," for corn on the east side, also on the southwest, obstructs the view. It is thus nearly impossible to see an approaching train except directly from the crossing. .Frinek lived in Fort Dodge up to two months ago, when he started farming near Atwater. He was moving his furniture a load, at a itlme, and this was the last load. Mr. Frinek still owned a farm five miles south of town on Highway 169, the place now occupied by the Lawrence Hansens. He formerly worked it, but moved some years ago to Fort Dodge. Gambling Machine Operator is Fined George Coon was brought to the county Jail by Constable W. H. Ricklefs, Titonka, Tuesday on the charge of gross.fraud and cheating by short-changing "of Harvey Larson, Titonka, on Titonka's recent Indian "'day. Coon was held pending hearing before Justice White yesterday. On trial he was dismissed, but a new charge of operating a gambling device was lodged, and he pleaded guilty, whereupon he was fined costs, *17.75, In both cases andi on payment was released. Constable Ricklefs ar- >'o Lye in the House. The Backuses had no lye or any compound containing lye in house. A small can left in the the basement by a former roomer was found untouched. Nothing was left in the yard or alley to indicate that the lye had been brought into the house, and nothing In the house was disturbed. • ' ' Mrs. Backus's burns had nearly healed yesterday. Part of the solution was carried into her throat by saliva, but nothing serious has developed. In honor ot the 75th or diamond anniversary of the first Kossuth fair the fair this year will observe Pioneer day Thursday, September 7. Any who may be left who attended a fair here 50 or more years ago will be admitted free, and a section of the grandstand will be reserved for them. This is for Thursday only. Tuesday, as usual, will be Children's day, when all children under 15 will be admitted free. Bloom's Little German band 1 will' be a feature for the benefit of the children. Friday will be 4-H club and Farm Bureau day. There will be a full program of vaudeville attractions every afternoon and evening. . ; Tuesday afternoon the Burt-Algona ball teams will- - play, and there will also be a full race program, including mule and Shetland pony specials. ...•••'••;• . .Wednesday. Merchants' Day. Wednesday will be ^Merchants day. Whittembre and Fenton will play "ball. Thursday's Pioneer day will include two ball games, the Bancroft Junior 'Leaguers vs. the Renwick Juniors, and Buffalo Center vs. Ledyard. There will also, be a grand parade of farm machinery and an exhibition flight by the Register & Tribune autogiro. The machinery exhibit this year is expected to eclipse anything ever shown at a Kossuth fair. All leading lines will be represented, and the newest in farm' machinery and-tools will be shown. These exhibits will,, offer an education in machine farming. The parade will show most; of these machines in operation. HOGS Best med. wt. 190 to 260 $3.80 Best med. wt. 260 to 300 $3.$0 Best prime hvy. butch. 300-350 3.20 Packing sows, 300 to 350 Ibs. $2.60 Heavy sows, 400 Ibs. _ $2.40 Big hvy. sows, 400-500 $2.20 CATTLE Canners and cutters $1.00 to $1.50 Fat cows - $2.00 to $2.50 Veal calves $4.00 to $6.00 Fat steers $4.00 to $5.00 Yearlings $2.50 to $3.50 Bulls $2.00 to $2.50 Stock steers $2.50 to $4.00 PRODUCE Cash cream 19c GRAIN No. 2 yellow corn —38c No. 2 white corn 40%c No. 3 white oats, old 28c HIDES Green beef hides 5c Horse —$2.00 the governor, great expense This will eliminate The biggest reform in the conse- Stronghold. A 011 Democratic be, ii war .traditions. does not now re- Talk by Algonian Newspaper Feature T. H. Chrischilles spoke on intelligent store operation at the 15th semi-annual convention of the National Merchants association in a Northwest Business Recovery conference at St. Paul last week^ Monday night, and his address achieved extended first page mention in the St Paul Dispatch. The program booklet for the meeting featured his picture. He scored easygoing merchants who leave clerks to run their stores and play too mucn golf. Merchants, he said, who survive the depression will reap a harvest, and he advised his hearers to give traveling salesmen better treatment. Since coming home Mr. Chrischilles has received letters further elucidation of his however, is revamping of the budget system, whereby every branch of the state government-must estimate its expenditures in advance and must then keep within that Income. Mr. Herring advocates a centralized purchasing department al: so for all supplies used iby the state The governor said that he estimates a saving of ten to fifteen millions this year. The cost of state government will be reduced to 88 millions. He listed as parts of the state program'also the banking act, or Senate file No. Ill, the farm mortgage moratorium act, and other new laws. Many Federal agencies are now operating at 'Des Moines in the interests of the state the governor said. The federal government has a committee which works with the officials of every county In care of the poor and the unemployed; another for federal help In building roads and all kinds of public buildings; a third for refinancing'farm mortgages etc. Iowa, he said is far ahead of other states in its tax- saving program. Parade of Livestock. There will be a grand parade ot livestock Friday, featuring 4-H baby beef and dairy club animals. Bancroft and Swea City will play ball, and the "winner of the Thursday Junior League game will play COUNTRY SCHOOL PROTESTS PUPILS FROMroORFARM Directors of the rural school in Sec. 8, Cresco township, have protested attendance of pupils from the county farm during the coming school year at a meeting of the board of supervisors Tuesday. 1/ast year, the fanners said,, the school was crowded following the- holldays with, a .new group from the county farm. The school is already large in point of attendance, and there are not enough seats for additional pupils. The teacher, Dorothy Baylor, could not properly teach tlhe 30 pupils who came last year. This year there is a prospective total of 22 from the county farm alone, in addition to 15 district children. • The-group'-asked -that a separate school be maintained at the county farm, or that other arrangements be made for teaching the county farm children. The county paid some tuition for the county farm pupils last year, but the additional work for the teacher made it Impossible for h'er to give the attention to the individual pupils that is necessary. Following '' the complaint the board considered bringing part of BANDIT GANG IS BROKEN UP BY SENTENCES Two Kossuth Youths Confess to Theft of Potatoes. • Deputy Sheriff Casey Loss was at Fairmont last Thursday and Friday, helping Sheriff William Rochler, Martin county, Minn., round up three- members of a gang which has operated on both sides of the' state -line for some time. Mr. Loss suspected this gang when he Investigated .a recent burglary at the •Jam'es Harne'r farm, four miles west and a mile north of Swea City, a week ago Friday, where more than $75 worth of carpenter tools and other personal property was stolen from a machine shed. Mr.'Loss got in'touch with the sheriff at Fairmont the same day, 'and last Thursday night they investigated 'the ttieffr.of 150; bushels of •potatoes : . from a"- farm near Fairmont the night before. The potatoes were dug up at night and carried BY MERCHANTS Committee Chosen to> Hear and Pass On Complaints. A seven-county NRA meeting* under direction of Otto Pfaff, Fork Dodge, member of the state NRfc, board for the eighth congresslon.- al district, was held in the court room last Thursday afternoon- Th* meeting was called by telephone and was of an emergency charae- tor ,for the purpose 'of completing organization. ; " Mr. Pfaft called on the Algoni Community club to ,to representatives serve of as hosfe Emmet. . rested him at Britt's celebration Tuesday. Naudain, on Page 1Q.) asking ideas. Pool to Be Closed. «*e^ Tuesday lacher, Bancroft, and >s, Algona, were suc- f at a letting of ttye •'ing by the supervis- i note/ ll?u rp lncr ease in '.noted. The bid of 20e a each additional Lu Verne Farmer in Toils of Law iFred Schoby, Lu Verne farmer, was bound to the grand jury Sat- .urday by Justice White, before whom he waived preliminary hearing on a charge of illegal possession of intoxicating liquors. Bond of $1,000 was furnished by Frank Youngwirth. Schoby was picked up Friday, and a half pint of liquor was found on him. A search warrant was issued by the Justice, and five gallons of whiskey and alcohol were found on his premises. Local swimming pool enthusiasts will have to take their last swims this year within the next week. Present plans call for closing tue pool August 31. The patronage in the last few weeks has fallen off is one-third above day from Milwaukee, where Mrs. Joynt Loses Aunt. M.rs. C. A. Joynt returned Lo Frt- she UttV 44*VM4 WM» " wr*»**»*wj t .,-- - • attended thefuneral of an aunt. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Relners, with Mr. and Mrs. Edward Roinders, the former a brother of Mrs. Joynt, all of Mallard, acompanled her- steadily. Corwith Band Coming. The Corwith high school band, J. UO ^•** " *V** T"O — . directed by J. F. Granzow, will play at the swimming pool next Sunday afternoon. C. B: Muraghs to ;. Move to Capital State Comptroller C. B. Murtagh is expected home today or tomorrow, and Mrs. Murtagh and the girls, Be,tty and 'Jean, will return to Des Moines with them. For the present the family will live at the Victoria hotel, where Mr. Murtagh has been since he went to Des Moines, and the girls will enter the Des Moines schools. The Murtaghs. plan frequent returns to Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Hutchison and daughter Sue, and son Theodore M., are expected Saturday, and will live in the Murtagh house on north Thorington street. Theodore was graduated from the state uWh verslty law school this week, after having passed the state bar examinations in June. He will practice with his father, A. Hutchison. "Hobo" Day at Britt Recalls Bums Convention in 1900 Marshal's Brother Stricken, Green called Green wra,s expected the week. to «« Thirty-three years ago Britt had a "Hobo" convention. One of the promoters was T. A. Way, now chairman of the State Highway Commission. The bizarre idea attracted national attention, and the so'caUed "convention" became historic. 'There was a good deal ol .boeuVpocus about it, and what actually happened is now a matter ot week Tuesday Britt cele- hrated "Hobo" day, but there was no wholesale invitation to hoboes » was just tto ktad of celebration tto* W towns fc»ve, «od the '<tojr" *W of its historic gefcwaftrom Ws *ork,,and was to give his recollections ot the Hobo jconvention. There was to be a 'health talk in the forenoon by a representative of the state health department, and to connection a jaby health contest was to be conducted. Another feature was to be •an explanation of the new Farm act. Demonstrations by 4-H club members, a kittenball tournament, horseshoe pitching, and other attractions were scheduled. •Free acts, a final kittenball game, and a baseball game between Charles City and Forest City were billed for the afternoon, with band concert, free acts, a hobo parade, ^ a pavement dance in the even- Autoloads of Britt "hoboes" vis- the Burt Junior League district championship team. Another feature of Friday's program will be automobile races. There,-w!ll 'be-.-a-'two-mli'e'race for Model T Fords, with prizes of $15, $10,. and $6; also a '2%-mlle free- for-all for stock cars only. No special equipment'can be added to cars, but they can be stripped sltgntly. The prizes will be $15, $10, and $5. Unique Auto Race. A unique novelty race will be a •laugh feature, In this race the driver must race a halt mile, stop in front of the grandstand, eat a hamburger, then race another halt mile, stop and drink a bottle ot .pop, race a third half mile, stop the front wheels of his car on a line, then run on foot 50 yards,to the finish line. The prizes will be $10, $6, and $4. A brand new. attraction just signed by Secretary 'E. L. Vincent, will be the Libonati Trio, a musical dancing sensation. Libonati is conceded the greatest xylophonist, and he is assisted by a son and a daughter, who, in addition to playing, do tap and acrobatic dancing. This act appeared at the state fair last year and was highly praised. August Rain Fall is Nearing Normal Rainfall in the last week has totaled .86 inch, which brings the total for the month up to '2.81 inches. This leaves only .63 inches of rain in the coming week to bring the total up to normal for August. Temperatures have shown a marked decline, the mercury falling to rise above 80 more than twice in the week, The record follows: August 1« (.70 in. r. *.) J87 64 August 17 : 79 60 August 18 76 48 August 19 -78 Gil August 20 (.0*2 in. r. f.-74 55 August 21 (.14 In. r .f.)-73 5S August 22 ',. —81 62 Livenoore Woman Jailed. 'Ethel Risfau, Liveraore, was a- rested at Bode two weeks ago for illegal transportation of liquor, and at Hum'boldt a week ago Saturday was sentenced to 30 days in jail, a- ccordlng to the Hum'boldt Independent. She was taken to the Webster county jail at Fort Dodge. Estherville Woman Injured. Mrs. F. H. Rhodes, Bstherville, was cut and bruised when the James Rainey car was upset in the ditch a mile and a half north of town Friday. Mr. Rainey turned the car to avoid hitting a truck driven by Melvin Baldwin, Mason City, the children to Algona schools, leaving ten or fewer at..the, Cresco school; but no definite action was taken. away. • The Minnesota -oficers had called the sheriff's office here, believing that one of the suspects 'lived in Swea City. The officers went to the Swea City farm and got Thomas Lobe and Walter Lenz without trouble, but Henry Cresco, Fairmont, saw'them coming and hid in a cornfield all night. The officers got'him. out'in the morning, however .on searching the field. Twenty bushels of the potatoes were 'found at the Lobe farmhouse and nearly $150 worth of carpenter tools, a still, 1 80 gallons of •hootch", a large seine, a gill net, and a ,hpok net were found in Cresco's possesion. The-.rest of.the potatoes had : not;been;'fouhd iip to Tuesday. 'Monday morning 'Lobe and iLenz confessed theft "of • the 'potatoes • and the .tools, and they were sentenced in Minnesota. Cresco was still held yesterday to answer the charge ot theft of the tools, and he may be brought here, since the penalty in this state would be heavier than in Minnesota. Sheriff W. H. Kieley, Fairbault county, Minn., and Deputy Sheriff Johnson, Martin county, came, to Algona Monday to confer with 'Loss,> and County Attorney McMahon. Palo Alto, Humboldt, Winnebago^ Pocahontas and Hancock counties.. T. H. Chrischllles, president of th» club, presided, and D. E. secretary of the club, served secretary of the meeting. State Commltteman Speaks. Mr. Pfaff, in a short preliminary talk, called attention to the organ.* ization set-up by state, district* county, and town. He asked that every town immediately hold s> meeting of- merchants to name * local NR'A V chairman and secretary. In towns where there is an active commercial club, that organization can serve, he said. In addition to chairman and secretary each town is to name a. com-' plaints committee ot three to five members. This committee will hear local complaints and endeavor t» settle tlieBi by arbitration or Qtherr wise^ No such committee -will hay* power to take any punitive action. If a local problem cannot be settle* The Cresco farmers, objected also on the ground that,the poor farm children were often unsupervised at home and had acquired habits of disobedience which' tended to spread to other children. $7500 DAMAGES ASKED OF WHITTEMORE DRIVER 2 Local Teams in Swimming Meet at Estherville Pool An Estherville-Algona swimming meet for boys is scheduled -for tonight at 7:30 at the Estherville pool. Perry White, coach, will'accomp- any the local boys, who will be John Ferguson, Chas. Cretzmeyer, Richard and Robert Post, Robert McCiillough, Robert,Sellstrom, Owen Mathes, Palmer Sellstrom, and "Bunny" Jones. .There will be two classes, one for boys 15 or over, the other for boys under 15. The events for boys over 15 will foe 100 yards free style, 40 yards free style, 40 yards back stroke, 160^d. relay, 440 yards free style, and high board diving. For boys under 15 the events will be 40 yards back stroke, 40 yards free style, and high diving. 2 Fined by Mayor ; for Drunkenness Clarence Smith and Peter Reed were arrested by Night, Marshal H. A. Van Alstyne Sunday evening on State street for drunkenness. Next morning they were taken before Mayor Specht, who fined Smith costs of '|3.25 only, while Reed was fined $10 and $3.25 costs. Smith was given the light sentence because it was his first offense, Mr. Van Alstyne has been working in Damages totaling $7,499.50 are asked in a petition filed in district court yesterday against Oscar Pol- rot and Frank Schattschnelder Whittemore garage firm, by Mrs George Kliegl, also Whittemore. The petition alleges that Mrs Kliegl, a Mrs. Roder, and Mr Kliegl were injured in an auto ac cldent near Bode in June, 1932 when the party was en route to Des Molnes on a car demonstration trip.- Mr. Poirot was driving, and to avoid hitting a truck on a narrow bridge he put on the brakes hard, and a tire blew out, whereupon the car swerved into the ditch. Mrs. Kliegl asks $1500 for partial permanent disability, $1500 for pain and suffering, and $243.25 for med- cial bills and ruined clothing. She also Includes assignment to her of a claim by Mrs. Roder for $3705 and an additional assignment of her husband's claim for $561.75, Ten Kossuth Boys Will Attend Fair A group of ten Kossuth farm boys is being organized by County Afeent Morrison to make a conducted world's fair visit the Beacon City, way, leaving this week Saturday night or next Tuesday night. The boys will be under guidance of a leader from the time they leave home ti'U they return. There are now a few openings left in the group, and information can be had amicably, it is to be referred to & county complaints- committee. A county complaints board will b« named by Mr. Ptaff. : . Officers for County XanHrf. """ Following Mr. Pfaft's discussion. 20 Kossuth merchants representing all towns except Bancroft and Swea City. ..held; a caucus in-, the courtroom and named''Mr. Chris— chilles county chairman arid Mr. Dewel county .secretary. A county complaints committee- consisting of the officers and K. JT. Smith, Burt, A. Bi Tweeten. Swea City, and W. A. White, and B. F. Sorensen, Algona, was submitted tof Mr. Pfaff and provisionally approY- d by him. , The Community club .board of directors has named P. J. Christen" en, W. -H. Cummins, M- O. Norton. F. E. l Kent, and W. A. Foster *S Algona complaints committee. Seven Counties Represented. At the meeting from Kossuth. were: Burt, Mr. Smith; Swept City, A, J. Christensen, R. E. Br»vender; L,akota,;R. F. Smith; t«d- yard, Louis Wenzell; Titonka, A. M. Peterson, W. F- Callies, a Seed hardware representative, a repre* sentative of Bonacker Bros., an4 W. H. Stott. , Whittemore, H. W. Ctoelan an* H. R- Zumach; Wesley, A. L. Kleinpeter and John Hutchison; Ltt Verne, I. H. Benedict, F. I. Chapman, George Tlede, J, L. Lichty, J, H. Lichty; Lone Rock, G. A. Sharp, Every county was represented at the meeting, though it was not called by Mr. Pfaff till that morning by phone. Patience is Advised. Mr- Pfaff asked that business; men operating now under th» Blue Eagle have patience. Business men who refuse the preaiden-. tial agreement, refuse to cooperate, and pursue other contrary: tactics will be severely dealt with. when the state set-up Is complete* and codes for the various lines ot business have been approved, • To sign the" presidential agreement, otherwise known as th* blanket code, Is optional during August, but every line of business, comes under Us provisions September 1 except where lines are; oper- ing under their own approve* codes. i* Once any code has been signed^ signature cannot be revoked, No Penalty Under lUra, '• There was some talk at th» meeting about hours of store op- ttfifl Hobo d,ay- Bajujriay *Q advertise the daytime the past few days while Marshal Green has been in Omaha, attending a sick brother, Gun Club Leases Hunting Grounds The Algona Gun club has rented a 6Q-acre tract of slough land a short distance from High and Mud lakes in Emmet county for the duck hunting season this fall. The land was leased for <$75, and members of the club have been taxed 94 each. 'W. P. French is president of the club; M. H. (Falkenhainer, secretary-treasurer. The duck season opens October 1 and lasts till January 1. The club has more than 30 members. by calling at Mr. Morrison's office in the basement of the courthouse. •The boys must be recommended as trustworthy. The cost of a four- day visit will be *27.«5, which includes round trip train fare and all other necessary expense. HIBA (Continued, on page 19,) New I«vr e > is Cowing. Theodore putcWson. son of Mr and Mrs. A-, Hutchison, will he graduated today from the law college at 'Iowa City and will at once come to Algona to'practice with hi* father. His wife was (Helen Murtagh, and the family -will live in the C. 'B. Murtagh home on north Thorington street, St. Ben. Pool Hall is Robbed Again St. Benedict, Aug. 22—The Franfc " Grandgenett pool hall at 8t> Benedict was entered) again last Tuesday noon, while funeral vices were being held for the late Jos. Rahm. Entrance was gains* by forcing a door, and the burglar or burglars made away with W H*, cash and some merchandise. Thi* is the second time in » month, the place hadi been entered. ,. . IDr. and Mrs. yalr. Kenefick are 1 expected borne tomorrow from a week at the v ortd/f fj^, Two Permits to Wed. Marriage licenses have beep, sued to Elmer Horstman, Gahan, Britt. and George G. j . >,< m ,,,_ ,.,*•* Sites, Mali Letting Announce*. Notice that bids will be received for carrying the mail between the postojtflce aiad $» MU^au^e? ,„. Northwestern depots has been post . " "" SW^^* 1 ?*p<f ^PTJT „„__„. fttt is wom (Four Algona horseshoe K pitched a round with a group. Swea City experts here SuMnjo Algona, Von, 448 points. to f City's 342. The Algon* team _,_. slated of Willys TStherlngton. 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