Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on September 14, 1933 · Page 1
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tome ALGONA, IOWA, SEPTEMBER •^ IE ONEERS STERAS •AIR GUESTS iberof Oldtimers in Excess of itions. 341 who attended the fair 60 years ago, regis- > pioneer day Thursday. R, kin, who attended in 1995, was rt to register, and the oth- _ order, with the date they [attended, follow: IH. Winkle 1876, C. W. Robison M. P. Haggard, 1«71, H. E. 3, Alice Dunfall 1872, Oeo iciwter 1873, Alex Gillingham V. H. King 1862, John Mc- 1878, Mike Doat 1878, W ie 1882, John Murray 1872, friitehill 1872. ,Kain 1864, Mary A. 'Patter- 9NC. C. Kuhn 1869, J. M 1867, John Rammer 1878 ,'Owen 1881, Mrs. IL. M. Mann 2, Mrs. Grace Blanchard [•Mrsi'Cora Raney 18»2, L. W il$«l f ;George/,Hotiu8 1868, E lirbank 1882, James" v F. Black Phil Waltmari 1881, Henron 1866. •:•••'." Doctor Peters in 1881. , Mary A. Miller 1872, Frank tiller 1866, Frank Schallin J. W. Woodcock 1866, Isadore 1877, Will Arndorfer 1882 JKelley l«81,.,Mrs. Matt Kelly (Donald Ramm .1883, Augusta pe 1876, Ellis McWhorter 18*2 Briggs 1&82, Mrs. M. E nus 1883, F. S. Thompson k .M. G. Parsons 1878, M. G ns 1877, W. T. Peters 1881 | Ringsdorf 1878, Ernest Mi Her 1 Norman Anderson 1871, John on 1876, Chas, E. Walker las. E. Walker 1882, Will-H 1864, Mrs. M. E. Blanchard M. E. Blanchard 1882, Mary 1869, Mr; and Mrs.' C. W Ter'l«66-1872; ?Mrs. Presley "1869. Bourne 1870, Chas. E _ 18,78, ;Mrs.-,i?red:. Ringsdorf E Pred ^Ringsdorf 1867,: E. G '!> 1*82;; Nannie Setchell 1868 Wernert 1876, R. T. An- 9, Mrs. J. Hi Frank 1868 f Frank 1870, Mrs; M. A. Bur'°73, M. A. Burtis 1874, J.'E r;i869, Anna Weistorod 1877 J. Stewart 187*. "fe. J krt 1869, I "Wir McDonald in 1873. Q, Ward 1883, A. M. Collinson [Mrs. W. Deibler 1883, 'F. - N >tt 1881, Mrs. E. B. Dittmer W. E. McDonald, 1873 Laabs 1882, Geo. C 1871, S. H. iSeverson rs. W. C.Heiter 1883, Mrs Pitzsimmons-.(Kirsch) 1880 [Fitzsimmons 1880, Wm. Man's, Mrs. John Trunkhill 1871 Hodges Lewis 187«, Nellie Bowyer 1862. George G 1876, Frank Bailey 7870 ugust Rosenau 1883, August au 1868, W, T. Presnell, 1878 IGraham 1881, A. Strom 1882 ] Smith 1869, Emma Peterson " Dreesman 1876, W. F. Jen- 1880, Mrs. Kate Jenkinson |R, H. Skilling 1874, Gevart 1878. NaudaSn 1881, Mrs. W, E, fin 1869, Mattie Stebbins 1869 Wmkel 1872, F, H. Skilling [Kate Skilling 1874,. Jff. T. ^878, Mrs. C. E. Roupe 1869 [Witham 1866. Mrs. F. A. Pioneers, iicontlnued on page 8.) »uth Officials at Road Meeting ty Engineer H, M. Smith, B. J. Butler, and Supervisor M «Donald, Olaf Funne- IChas. Morris,>P, j; Heiken, TJ.-Balgeman attended a con- Mt Mason City Saturday at lattention was devoted to Ttation of applications .for J"//°ad improvements by ll,! ederal aid. Under a re- passed by congress mental divisions can per cent of cost as a inm i s-------w»'»y towards iworks. To g et toe money •> labor must be paid 50c an •* a • .maximum 30-hour established, since the la- fwrement would increase - government aid has been 1 ™ make up for the differ- I Possession Charged. m ... z entner, Algona, was ' me grand Jury last Thurs- J^ u °r'when three hlif. ja a pmt were found ^t his L? n w « arrested by Mar- nd.' 3n he furai ^ed a 1500 i? "**»? Mniwwi. • 'JS^iy 3 *** *?• steele nlM?" 1 ** 1 F ' Bounce ===== 2r^^™- 3 ^'*" BE *H"33 8Page , Numberl KOSSUTH FAIR BIG SUCCESS Accident In Auto Race At Fair Fridau UCUf cnon «<H ~^~T~ ^~ —TTT: — r—— — -27 NEW FORD '8' DAMAGED IN A COLLISION Other Car Fails to Stop in Time to Avoid Crash. Two automobiles were badly damaged in a novelty auto race at the fairgrounds Friday afternoon, when Clyde Gross's car, driven by .Harold;Speraw, crashed into the rear of the Harold Kuchenreuther car, which was standing still. iln the race the drivers drove a half mile, stopped, ate a sandwich, drove another half mile, stopped again, drank a 'bottle of pop, drove another half mile, and footraced 50 yards to the finish. _ The accident occurred after the first half mile. Speraw, in an Oldsmobile coupe, got away to a late start, and the other three cars'had already stopped when he came around the turn to close the first •half mile. Speraw Car Skids. A hundred yards from the cars, Speraw applied his brakes, but the car skidded, swerved, and crashed into the Keuchenreuther car, which was in the middle. The force of the impact catapulted the Ruchen- reuther car 50 feet down the track, where it ran off. The gas tank was stove, in and very soon all of the gas drained out. The rear end of the car was all smashed in. The Speraw. car suffered a broken radiator, and the front fenders and the front end of the, frame were badly damaged. The car was, however, driven away under its own power. 'The Kuchenreuther car, a new Ford V-&', had to be hauled in. The race was won by Merle Potter,; in, a,V-8i. who drank Ws bottle, of pbp.and was away before Dale Davidson, the remaining contestant, had finished. Model T Race Close. Most interest was in a two-mile Model T race, which was won by •Speraw, other contestants finishing in the following order: Delmer Mc- Faddeh, Harold Gross, Arthur Helberg, William Funk, Maurice Etherington. Time was 3:'23 for the two miles. Dust in this race was so thick that only the drivers in the two leading cars had much vision. There was almost another crash in a two-and-a-half mile free-for- all, won by Davidson, William Bell second, Potter third. After the finish Davidson stopped inside the .track near the turn at the south end of the track, and Bell slowed up and turned from third position into second to speak to Davidson, f ' ' Another Crash Avoided. Potter, coming in at good speed m second position, gave a hair- raising exhibition of driving when he sneaked between the two cars, clicking fenders on both sides. He was going too fast to turn out, but there was Just enough room between the other two cars to let him by. Damage to the and Gross cars is Kuchenreuther estimated at |40 each. Insurance, it is understood, is not operative where cars are raced. • 6300 Sheep Are Unloaded at Burt Burt, Se'pt. 12—A special train of 23 double-deck carloads of sheep arrived from Billings, Mont., Friday, shipped by Senator Gep, W. Patterson and his brother, C. W. Patterson, who will feed them for the market. There were 6300 sheep in the lot, and each of the Pattersons has half, Divorce Scandal Here 32 Years Ago That Achieved Page 11s Dug Up Again Every now and then Algona is dragged into the limelight because of a 32-year-old divorce case. The Hollywood movie colony springs far more maladorous divorces at the rate of about one a week, but m Iowa a triangle divorce is still scandal after three decades. The iDes Moines Sunday (Register's magazine section raked up the dead embers of the celefbrated Herron divorce case last Sunday, the excuse being that- Herron 'played some obscure part as a go-%etween twixt Austria and America in the winter of 19H8 when Austria w#nt- ed to quit the war and go home. (For the benefit of Kossuth people who have come to the county or grown up here in the last 30-odd years, Herron was a preacher for whom a rich widow named Rand endowed a Grinnell college chair. The widow had a daughter named Carrie, who also had a Grinnell teaching Job. Herron was married and had children. Carrie fell for him, and scandal, plus increasingly socialistic teachings on Herron's part, got him in bad, and in .1899 he resigned. In March, 1901, Mrs. Herron came to Algona and gave out that she was going to live here; Immediately she brought suit for divorce, and five days later Judge Quarton granted a decree. Mrs. IHerron did not linger here long after that. It was said that she obtained a $60,000 settlement from Carrie. That was what caused most of the scandal it looked like a !buy and sell deal. Carrie's lawyer was Clarence Darrow, and Mrs. Herron's was Judge Cook—a sharp pair. Carrie later took her purchase to •Europe and died there, whereupon the professor promptly married a third time. What became of Mrs. Herron the scandal monger depos- eth not. 135 NEW GASES NOW FILED FOR THISCOJIRTTERM Tomorrow will be the last day for filing new cases for the September term of court, which will open a week from Monday, with Judge James Del/and, Storm Lake, on the bench. Up to yesterday 156 cases had been filed since the last term of court, 'but some had been disposed of, and only 13S await action at the coming term. It is reported that beginning next year there will be five terms of court instead of four. At . present •the-court sits in September, November, January, and March, leaving a gap of several months between March and'September. It is •believed that the new term will be held in June. It is said that the June term will 'not have a petit jury; only equity and other non-Jury cases will be tried. -*Woman at Titonka Develops Case of Sleeping Sickness Titonka, Septem'ber 12—Mrs. Jerry Schutjer, who has been a patient at a Mason City hospital with sleeping 'sickness, was reported improving this afternoon. Two weeks ago. Mrs. Schutjer, who farms with her husband a mile south of Titonka, was driven to bed by painful headaches. Doctors had her taken to Mason City last Thursday, and the case was there diagnosed as sleeping -sickness. ' Mrs. Schutjer was Grace Doege before marriage four years ago and Mrs. Ray Oesterreicher is a sister. She is Mr. Schutjer's second wife, his first wife having died five years ago at an Algona hospital. The improvement today followed a serious day Monday, when it was feared that she had lost her voice. State Agent Nabs Kossuth 'Legger Sheriff Fredericksen, lEsthervilie, and State Agent Harry Brown were driving east on No. '9 in North Kossuth Saturday, when they met one Thomas Kloss, notorious bootlegger, Promptly they turned around and followed him into Emmet county. Just east of Armstrong they lalted him and found ten tins of ilcohol in his car. He was lodged n Jail at QBstherville and his driv<- ng license revoked. A Century of Progress ByT.H.C. II Sally Band, the little gal who achieved success (and notoriety) only alter she had discarded her panties, proves the old adage of the magician that the hand is quicker than the eye. §he keeps two im^ mense fans moving over her nude >ody with such expert dexterity ;hat she turns what might otherwise be a lascivious performance nto a completely artistic exhibi- lon of skill and graceful move- meat. That Sally appeared in the nude aroused the blue-noses in Chicago ;o tie point wtoere police twice lauled 'her into court, but the fact that there is nothjmg offensive either in. her 4aneing or » the of delicate but lightninglike movements might be a bit embarrassing to "her (certainly not to most of the rather expectant customers), but in the hundreds of shows she has giv en this calamity has not occurred. So Sally goes dancing merrily on, and the suckers continue to pay their money. On the Enchanted Isle We spent an entire forenoon on the Enchanted Isle, playground de luxe for children, and compared it mentally with the wild game reserves which sportsman plan ?9 r the •unmolested freedoin of birds. On this Ii?!e of Fairyland parents may take their children (and leave them, if they wish, with responsible attendants), and feel that every youthful craving will be satisfied. There are theaters, play- mountains, boat rides, electric trains, all the little things that appeal to youngsters Wfejle, we Out of Town People Given Fair Awards All four free world's fair visits given away at the county fair last week went to people outside Algona. Last week Tuesday night's award was won by M. N. Phillips, Cresco township farmer, and Wednesday night's was won by Guy B, Smith, Lrr- ermore, who said he had already spent a couple of diys at the fair but that his wife could use the -ticket. Thursday night Mrs. EIry Gourley, of Corwith, was winner, and M. J. Trunkhill, Portland farmer, received the prize Friday night Mr. Trunkhill has purchased a second reservation for his wife, and they will leave Saturday night. The other three winners have not yet set dates. Each winner gets a full week at the Sheridan-Plaza (Beacon City Way) hotel with all necessary expenses paid except transportation to Chicago. The awards were announced each night after the main program in front of the grandstand, and the winners were called to the platform. The big grandstand crowds got thrills out of the events, and of course it was the thrill of a lifetime each night for tl»e lucky winner. {Continued REAL BALL IS PLAYED HERE ATJOUNTY FAIR 'Baseball fans had four days of real entertainment at the county fair. One of the fastest games ever played on the fair's diamond was fought to a ten inning finish between the Burt and Bancroft Junior League teams Friday afternoon. Bancroft had established a 5-0 lead up to the 8th inning, when the Burt team bunched hits anc tied the score. The ninth frame was scoreless, but in the last hah of the tenth Burt again bunched hits and loaded bases, whereupon a clean double brought in the winning, run, score 6-'5. The same afternoon the Bancroft regular team defeated Swea City, 6-3. iBurt trimmed Algona, 10-0, Tuesday, and Fenton defeated Whittemore, 8-1, Wednesday. In a Junior ;League game the Swea City beam won from Renwick, 4-1. Last Thursday Ledyard .won a hitting contest from Buffalo Center, 11-8. • , — . +. . Lone Rock Youth Baseball Expert Lone 'Rock, Sept. 12 — Donald Blanchard, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Blanchard, and a senior at Iowa State Teachers' college, of Cedar ''alls, made an unusual record last week in baseball. He played with four winning teams at the Kossuth county fair in Algona, playing all four days, The winning teams were Burt, Fenton, Ledyard, and Bancroft. In the four days he made nine hits and no errors. He played second base with (Fenton, shortstop with Burt, and third base with Ledyard and Bancroft. He has played 'baseball all summer and he and a college friend coached a Legion team in Cedar Falls. » Saturday Heat Too Much for Farmhand Corners, Sept. 12,— Consid- TWO KOSSUTH BABIES LOST; FOUND AGAIN Bancroft Posses Make 3-Hour Search for Lampe Boy. By Collette C. Welp. 'Bancroft, Sept. 12—Two Kossuth babies wandered away and caused frantic searches >by parents, neighbors, and others, one on Saturday night, the other Sunday. Ben Lampe, southeast of " Bancroft, and two sons went to a field Saturday afternoon at 6 p. in. to get the cows and look for a lost calf. The baby son, Leonard, who will foe 3 in November, started to follow, but they soon lost sight of him and thought he had turned back to the house. The cows were driven up and the milking had begun, when at 5:45 the baby was;-missed. The,, family, hunted him in vain for an -hour, then called neighbors. Child Found Asleep. A creek near 'the house was waded by searchers without result. It grew dark while 20 members of the family and neighbors continued the hunt with lanterns and flashlights. (Nearby fields were searched intensively, and finally John Brink, carrying a flashlight, came upon the child in a plowed field.on the north side of the farm. This was at 9:15. Tired' out, the baby had curled up on the ground and gone to sleep. He wore a dark shirt, a pair of overalls, and was barefooted, bareheaded, and very cold. Father Is Overcome. The searchers had been over the field earlier in the evening without finding the child, and it is thought that he must still have been traveling for some time after the search began. Mr. Brink awakened the baby, and he was carried to the house where with what joy and relief he was greeted may be imagined. Exhausted, Mr. Lampe dropped with the reaction. When food was offered the baby refused, saying he Gate Receipts Tuesday. Adult day, 778 $_.270.55 Cars, 171 42.75 Bleachers 3 Bast date __.,_ 8.40 Grandstand, 800 75.00 Night gate, 188 47.00 N. Grandstand, 165 41.25 . $ 483.78 Wednesday. Adult, day, 1«08 $ 562.80 Cars, 800 82.50 Bleachers 17.05 East gate 2.00 Season 11.00 Grandstand, 787 19635 Night gate, 4ft7 114.25 Grandstand, 596 149.00 Thursday. $1,184.85 Adult, day, 240» _________ $ 848.15 Cars, 486 ---------------- 121.50 Bleachers I _____________ 12.60 East gate ---------------- 1.75 Grandstand, 1818 _______ _ 304.50 Night gate, 776 _________ 194.00 Grandstand, 775 _________ 198.75 Friday. $1,671.25 Adult, day, 1900 -------- _$ 665.00 Cars, 881 ----------------- 82.75 Bleachers _.^_ ____ _____ 21.19 East gate ________________ ; 8.00 Grandstand, 1171 -------- 292.75 Night gate, 490 __________ 122.50 Grandstand, 588 _________ 147.00 $1,839.19 was too tired to eat. The baby seemed slightly sick erable excitement was caused, at Lewis Broesder's Saturday, when Kenneth Lyon was overcome by heat, He was put to bed, and Doctor Janse, Algona, was called. The patient was taken next day to J#ck wfeere hs has sjnce early, sppaj;. Br tft e£ders wen? fiyujg ft Kenneth, was. next morning, but is all right again now. Another Baby Lost. . A dispatch from Thompson in Tuesday's Mason City Globe Gazette reported, the other lost-balby case, as follows: "About 200 men and women searched from 3:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon until 6:16 o'clock in the evening, when they found .Dean, 3% year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Myhr, of Swea City. "The little boy, who had come to attend a family gathering at the home of Mr. and Mrs. (Earl Ostrander, 6 miles southwest of Thompson, went with several of his little cousins to a watermelon patch several rods from the house. Dean was separated from the others in a cornfield, and when the group returned without him his parents became alarmed. 900 Join In Search. "After an hour, when they had failed to find the child, an alarm was turned in for the surrounding country, including Buffalo Center, and a crowd of about 200 gathered in the search. "After three hours, the little boy was discovered in a field a half mile north of the house. The little fellow had cried himself to sleep, later awakened, and had just walked out of a cornfield near the road when found." Governor Pardons Two Paroled Here T.WO pardons granted by Governor Herring September 1 were filed Saturday in District Court Clerk E. J. McEvoy's office. Loren Farrell, sentenced on a charge of breaking and entering and paroled June 25, 1932, and Donald Clapsaddle, sentenced for receiving stolen property but paroled July 11,1932, were pardoned. Algona Markets HOGS Best med. wt, 190 to 2«0 |3.80 Best med. wt. 260 to 300 13.30 Best prime hvy. .butch. 300-360 13.00 Packing sows, 300 to 3SO _.___f2,«0 IJeavy sows, 400 to 500 Ibs. —t&lfi Packing sows, 360-400 $2,40 CATTLE • anners and cutters ll.QO to $1,50 Fat cows |J.T5 to »8,25 Veal calves 1-44.00 to |5.00 Fat steers $4.00 to yearlings f8,S0 to Bulls r -^-tt.TC to 13.25 Stock steers $3.00 to $4,00 GRAIN , . a yellow com 34%c No, 2 white corn -—,. 8£Ko No, 3 white 90*8 ,„,..,,.»„- PHILLIPS TEAM IS SEASON_GHAMPION The kittenball .season was formally ended-Sunday, when the last two of six round-robin tournament games were played off. The other four games had been played on the preceding Sunday. In Sunday's game UDM scored six runs in the fifth inning, for a lead over Skelly by a 10-4 score. In the second game Sunday, Phillips defeated the Advertisers, 4-2. Phillips did ntot score till the sixth inning, but Donovan, of the Advertisers, scored a home run in the second inning. iPhillips won the tournament, other teams placing in the following order: Advertisers, U. D. M., Skelly, iR. C. A., Gamble's. A picked team under the management of Vaughn Rising will play at West Bend next Sunday. Etherington Wins Horseshoe Match There were two classes for horseshoe pitchers at last week's county fair. Willis Etherington, Algona, won the senior championship, with John Schemel, Lee Hiserodt and William Etherington, all also of Algona, as second, third, and fourth respectively. The junior championship was won by John J. Johnson, Ledyard, with P. C. Cassem, of El ? more, as second, and Wesley Baddeley, Lu Verne, as third. Bancroft Girl Committed. Anna Everts, 14-year-old Bancroft girl, was committed to the state hospital at Woodward by the insanity commissioners yesterday. Sales to Be Held Here All Winter C. 0. Riddle, Burt auctioneer, announces that 'he has leased the former engine works building at the east end of State street, beyond the Northwestern tracks,-for a series of combination sales this fall and next winter and spring. The first sale will, take place a week from Saturday. Property to be sold may be listed with Mr. Riddle at Burt or -with the Advance. REEMPLOYMENT COMMITTEE IN COUNTY NAMED C. R. La Barre, of Algona, Chairman of Group. Hans C. Ffund, Iowa state director of the (National Reemployment Service, has announced appointment of a reemployment committee in Kossuth as follows: Chairman— C. .R. "La Barre; committeemen — County Agent E. 'R. Morrison, County Engineer H. M. Smith, John Nordstrom, and City Supt. J. Kelly, all of Algona. W. An office for the registration of the unemployed to be used on public works projects is /being- established in every county, and it will •compile lists of qualified unemployed from which contractors doing public work will be required to select workers. In Kossuth the •headquarters will be maintained at 'County Engineer Smith's office in the courthouse. Bales Governing Registration. In each county the registration office will be under the supervision of the reemployment committee. The following rules will govern registration: Unemployed .persons now receiving 'emergency relief are already registered, their application cards having been prepared from relief information and filed in the county reemployment office. It is therefore . unnecessary for ariy person who has been receiving relief to ap ply at the reemployment office. Unemployed Workers Required. All 'other unemployed persons in each county may register and wil be given equal consideration on public .works-projects:-"'=- --- ' T•-•:-Members of the committee canno personally take applications, bu must refer all applicants to the re employment office for registration This means that an applicant cannot go to a memlber of the committee, but must go to the office. All contracts under the public works act require that contractors employ qualified men available on the list of the county in which the work is to be done. Jobs will be given only to qualified unemployed workers who are proven residents of the county in which the work is to be done. Unemployed workers will not be taken from one county to another, except in case there are not enough unemployed'Workers in a county to do the work. The county reemployment offices may register only workers who are unemployed, and cannot register any person who has a full-time job Among Kossuth public works will be the new State and Phillips street paving Jobs and the new city water tank. Headquarters for the National Reemployment Service in Iowa are maintained at the State House in Des Moines, Iowa, and all appointments of committees are confirmed ly Hans C. JPfund, director of ional reemployment service Iowa, and E. H. Mulock, director of state emergency relief, : Fall in Mercury Hints of Winter The weather man smiled on last week's county fair with warm temperatures and only a trace of rainfall, not enough to measure, last week Tuesday. Temperatures for he week follow: a . High September 6 33 September 7 "93 September 8 $4 September 9 ».—"97 Septem'ber 10 gg September 11 __„ ^.69 September 12 ; 66 na- for 66 fig gg 64 fil 58 Avery in Hot Election Bottle for Representative in Clay A political battle of statewide interest is on in Clay county, where the democrats have named a woman for representative to succeed F. EJ. Wenig, democrat, who resigned co accept a state office, and the republicans have nominated former representative A. H. Avery. The woman is Mrs. iBlla Morgan, and she was named by the democratic county central committee without a fight. The republicans leld a county convention, and Avery"-was bitterly opposed hy (President C, I, Hart, of the Clay county United Farmers. Avery yon easily in both Spencer and the rest of t&e county. -His county total was 80-38 votes, against SUM for Hart, and ju the rest of the county he recehed 38.'28 votes against '26.38 for Hart. The nomination was made last week Monday; and at a meeting of A he United (Fanners last lay Hart "bitterly Part said therei two_ soursgs open, to apje as pen&eut candidate Morgan, No independent candidate was named. The election will take place Tuesay, September ?6. Avery is well remembered in Algona because some i20 years ago he conducted chautauquas here for two or three years. He was then superintendent of the Spencer schools. (Later he entered the life insurance business at Spencer, in which he is still engaged. Some years ago Avery ran against W, J. (Breakenridge, Rodman, for state senator in this district, but was defeated. (Later he was elected Clay county representative and served in the 44th eral Assembly. He was unej^,,, edly defeated for renomfoition and then toured the county to defend his legislative record. *-,**» .In view of the split in republican ranks at a time when t^e voting drift is dempcratic, Avery's prospects for election aeem clouds,*, 'jta, his speech accepting the njp>mjji4$j,Qnj he said (Mrs. Morgan wa$ a, wojnjft „* i«_i_n;^i _*_•«•.!-.- a P^MWI* &' VISITORS SAY BEST KOSSUTH HAS EVER HAD Attendance Good and Receipts May Pay All Expenses. There was a markedly better feeling at this year's county fal* than in years past. Perhaps tbi» was in large part due to the fact that all who bought tickets in th« afternoon could return in the evening without additional charge. In past years pass-out check* were good only till 6 p. m., but this year they were good all- evening. This made it impossible accurately to estimate evening crowds, for practically all who attended in th« afternoons came 'back. . < The fact that children under 19 were admitted free, also that charges were reduced all along th« line, likewise proved popular, though it did not add particularly to the association's bank balances Expense Not Yet Totaled. Not all bills had been received by Secretary E. iL. Vincent, up to yes» terday, and it will not be definitely known till later whether the fair paid out. It is believed, 'however. that state and county aid will let this year's fair "break even," which. will be a record for these times. The midway this year was crowded with all kinds of concessions) including the Zimdar carnival company. Three concessions operating as gambling Joints were closed up* and a "girl" show was closed after a warning from Sheriff Dahlhauser. Grand Stand Filled. v j.ij£, The two hig days we're Thursday and Friday. There seems to be » definite" shift to these -two days from the former' custom, which made Wednesday and Thursday the) big days. Auto races and other attractions on Friday are believed responsible. . ^ The new grandstand was practically filled several times. This improvement is probably <the most popular of any the management has ever made. The weather was practically idealfor fair purposes. Secretary 'Leo C. Dailey, of the Clay county fair,' attended one day and claimed that his mission was to find out how Secretary Vincent fixed up things with the weather man. The common expression was that in most ways this was the best fair the county has ever had. No complaints were heard; * everybody seemed more than satisfied. Many Commercial Exhibits. There were perhaps more commercial exhibits in Floral hall than ever before. The following Algona firms were represented: Kohlhaas & Spilles, Foster Furniture, Advance, Upper Des Koines* Pratt Electric Co., Botsford Lumber Co., McDonald & Co., Modern Dry Cleaning Works, Nelson Hard-, ware, Laing & Muckey, Clapp'a Master Service, R. S. Blossom for ' Northwestern National Life, Holecek (Radio & Music Shop, H. NT. Kruse Insurance agency, DeHDutcb Super-Service, Norton & Son. ' There were not as many art exhibits as before, but Mrs. Fred Gei- Falr. (Contined on page 8.) Algonians Watch Air Juniper Die The Harry W. Keith family had a thrilling but gruesome experience Saturday. Last Thursday, they drove to Minneapolis to visit the C. W. Meschers, the women being sis- :ers, and attend the Minnesota state fair. One of the Saturday features was a parachute drop from a mile- high plane by William Ash, 34. Ash wore two parachutes, but for some unknown reason he failed to null" ;he cord on either of them and W«.a killed in a crash to earth • before* manx thousands of frightened spectators. The Keiths were in the amphitheater and saw the whole sick^ ening drop, the body landing antf bouncing in air only 05 rods f row where they sat, Algonian Lotes Brother in N. Z, Mrs. R. j. Hutchison received.. , news a week ago of the death July ,3 of her brother, James M'Elrea. 1 - , of Otago, province ,or county- ' in. New gealand. Strangely enqugh ha died on the. same day that brotheri-Maw, Mrsi husband,- died, 'and they buried the same day. Mr. was a prosperous sheep who wen* to New Zealand Mrs. Hutchison came to tb,e States from .Ireland, an4 she not seen more l here w '-

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