Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on September 21, 1933 · Page 1
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Wtathtr A 'fJ&W SttOWtRS, near end at ww*| tempera* Hires mostly near norrnnl. 133 ALGONA, IOWA, SEPTEMBER 21, 1933 . 12 Pages Number 2 OURT TO INI OF'U' ftEAW HNNER HERE ing of Football mat Iowa is I Celebrated. kr-oeven -former students itate university met for an fdinner at the Algona hotel 1 • The meeting was i. aeries throughout the 1 the fi^t of the football this season. Their purpose arouse football interest a- fce'alumni. inner was planned by Dr. C. -pp some time ago in a con- Iwith B. H. Lauer, director ;ics at the university, who ', at the tune. is Toastmaster. . Linnan, alumni represent- Ifor this district, presided, • reda letters giving of the team's condition NE NEXT MONDAY Levies Down, But Drops are Deceptive linner -i jl A list of members of the laid"' their weights showed 'will have a'much hea- VALUATION LEVY BASIS IS CHANGED Basis jNo Longer One Fourth of the Assessed Value. Readers who scan the tax levies in board .proceedings published this week will notice what appears to foe a huge reduction from last year's levies. There is, in fact, a reduction, but it is nowhere near as great as it seems. A. new law now provides that levies be made on assessed valuations instead of on the valuations divided by four, as had been done for a generation or more. This changes the levies. Actual Cut 2.18 Mills. The county levy for 1932, which North Kossuth School Heads Adopt Basket Ball Schedule iLono R.ock, Sept. 19—«uperin- tenclents, principals, and coaches of the North Kossuth Conference attended an annual banquet and business meeting at Ledyard last week Monday evening. Supt. A. E. Lauritzen, iLedyard, president of the Conference last year, had charge of arrangements. The North Kossuth Conference was organized a year ago to stimulate interest in athletics among players and fans. It sponsors basketball for boys and girls and functioned under a temporary constitution last year. It proved its worth, and the temporary constitution with a few minor changes was adopted as the permanent constitution at this meeting. Swea City was a member last year, but, being able to obtain closer competition from larger than before this year. am was handicipped last , a light line. finnan called on M. G. Nor- read a letter from Coach tolem, and on M. H. Falken- I to read one from Tom [captain of the team. Mercer Speaks. [ Harrington, who was grad- iity this spring, told of the ffrom the law school of the last year, and said that all •3 of the backfield will be this year. |h Kenneth Mercer, of the I high school, spoke on chan- i football rules in the, last ears. 'The greatest ^change , of recovered pass is dead i point of interception. This element of thrfll out of je for spectators. Another jle, which has not' proved jre, attempted to end the is being paid this year, was 21.4 mills, but for this year, to be paid next year, it is 4.83 mills. This does not mean that taxes paid next year will be one-fifth of taxes paid this year. The reduction is, actually, only 2.18 mills, figured on the basis of 1932; that is, if the levy were made on the same basis as in 1932 it would be 19.32 mills. To compare the 1933 levy with that of 1932 it is necessary to multiply every 1933 levy 'by four, or else divide the 1932 levies by four, which amounts to the same thing. In the past there was a "taxable valuation," which was merely the assessed valuation divided by four. This "taxable valuation" has bean done away with, because it made unnecessary figuring. schools, will not be a member this year. A basketball schedule was adopted. All schools will have boys teams, and it is expected that al except iFentori and Titonka will be represented by girls' teams. At the close of the season troph ies will be awarded to the teams with highest rankings. Last yea the championship trophies were won by the Swea City boys and the Lone Rook girls respectively. All- onference teams will be picked at he close of the season. The bas-r tetball schedule follows: November 17—Bancroft at Led- •ard; Seneca at Titonka; Lone Rock at Fenton. November '24^-JLedyard at Ti- .onka; Fenton at Bancroft; Lone Rock at. Seneca. January 12—iLedyard at Bancroft; Titonka at Seneca; Fenton at Lone Rock. January 19—Titonka at ILedyard; Bancroft at Fenton; Seneca at Lone iRock. iDecember 8—'Seneca at Ledyard; Bancroft at Lone 'Rock; Titonka Fenton. December IS—Ledyard at Fenton; Seneca at Bancroft; Lone Rock at Titonka. iDecember 21—Ledyard at Lone Rock; Titonka at Bancroft; Fenton at Seneca. January '26—ILedyard at Seneca Lone ;Rock at Bancroft; Fenton a Titonka. (February 2—'Fenton at Ledyard Bancroft at iSeneca; Titonka atj Lone Rock. February 9—iLone Hock at 'Ledyard; Bancroft at Titonka; Seneca at (Fenton. BURT JUNIOR LEAGUE ENDS BALL SEASON Won 26 of 31 Games and Just Missed State Title. Eighth District NRA Dinner at Ft. Dodge Hotel Tonight 1932-33 Comparison. A comparison of the 1932 and 1933 levies, with a comparative column to equalize the change, follows: ny Algonians. Attend. local' alumni or former, i present were: Clifford N. [ Dr. A. D. Adams, Burdette *rd, J. L. Bonaf. Dr. M. G. W. H. Cummings, D. P. .George L. Free, H. L. Gil- f.M. Herbst, T. H. Hutchison, Kenefick. . and L. F. McMahon, H. W. Leighton Misbach, Dr. L. nt, Dr. H. M. Olson, Dr. A. G. D. Shumway, Donald k B. J. VanNess, L. A. Win- L L. McDonald, William Mann, I A. Wander. < • on Iowa Situation. Hollowing out-of-town .guests (introduced: Earl L. Grabau, I Lakota schools, Dr. H. H. also Lakota, and ,Dr. E. (site, Fenton. ugh acquaintanceship with while was a student ion college, later while ! professional football, when honored by selection on all's All-American team, [Mercer became familiar with tion at Iowa. He explained side influences interfere 1933 1932 1933 Corn- Actual Actual parative PLANES FROM ALL OVER IOWA COMING TO ALGONA SUNDAY 'Sensational speed races, daring aerial acrobatics, and a thrilling parachute jump will be included in an all-star air show at the old Ives or present E. R. Mawdsley farm southeast of 'Algona next Sunday. An invitation has been extended 'by show officials to any couple in Kossuth county to be married in a cabin plane flying several thous- General county 1. 4.5 Court — .02 .1 Poor .75 3. Insane .24 1.2 School .2 1. Sold. Relief — .1 .4 Co. Bridge Bd._ .27 .7 Cash Rd. Bond. .4 2.4 Fair Grounds _ .05 .1 Cons, mandat'y .4 2. Maint. Mand; __1. 5. Road Mand. — .4 1. coach's plans |Jiim from doing and his pre- best 4. .08 3. .96 .8 .4 1.08 1.6 .2 1.6 4. 1.6 Bunch of Bananas Yields Tarantula A tarantula was found in a shipment of bananas received by the Basket grocery Friday, and it was taken to the high school Monday as an exhibit. The huge spider nearly covers the bottom of a quart fruit jar in which it is imprisoned. It is covered with a port of fine hair. and feet above the field. Included on an afternoon program of thrilling stunts will be a parachute jump by Grace Heden- stron, nationally known woman parachute jumper. There will also be aerial speed races, a free for all race, a dead stick landing contest, a race for light planes, a pony express race, and stunt and acrobatic flying, including flying ap- er, however, said that Os- tem, present coach, would I let any one influence him but would resign before n'6 the ,team to anyone's »1 wishes. "' ' ' ' ' ' i Mercer also spoke of the Total County -4.83 21.4 19.32 To the 1933 levy must be added 2.2 mills for the state, plus a soldiers' bonus of .4 mill, which makes the 1933 total state and county levy 7.46 mills. To this will be added local levies to make the grand total. Corporation Taxes Fixed. In 1932 the state levy was eight mills, which for comparison is 2 mil'ls on the new basis. The soldiers' bonus in 1932 was one mill, which is .25 mill on the new 'basis. An interesting feature of the tax publication is the amounts to be paid by railroads and telephone, telegraph, and "electric .light companies operating in Kossuth. The total represents a 'large .percentage of the total taxes paid m county. side down. Several will be staged. surprise acts | (Continued on page 8.) Alumni. the on Ducks Has Cut, 30 to 24 [duck season opens October 1, pfrom Sunday, and closes f!>er 30. The bag limit is 12 all kinds, not more than r ducks, not more than any one kind, or eight in regale of canvasback, red- >feater or .lesser- scaup,- ring- lime and green -wing teal, P°n teal, shoveller, and gad- IPossession is.limited to 24, limit of 16 of the varieties Only fou r brant can be If a day, 26 coot, or 20 Wil- tn!-.!? Jacksnipes. A limit o« ' and 25 live decoys has ^r any one position. Klar« Busy in lorthjowa Towns "s cracked the Humboldt • w>. s safe a week ago Fri' and stole W4.50 in cash h w, ^ hey u ? ed "soup," and » looked like the work of tin^i 8 ' Disc overy was not j' 1 ' an employe came to work "' niomiTio' ro,,«~i~_. « n _ Two North Enders Given Jail Terms Bancroft Sept. 19— Robert Becker Lakota, and Martin Becker, Bancroft, were taken into justice court Saturday morning and Justice C. Behrman sentenced Robert to 30, davs in the county jail ert to 30, days in and Martin 16 day plus costs for entering a merchandise car during the night of Aug. 26 in the Northwestern yards here and taking merchandise valued at $30. The costs were H«.*5. Most of the merchandise was returned Saturday morning. A Northwestern special agent 'spent several days in Bancroft and he and Marshal Doleschal took the boys to Algona to jail Saturday. ^ Among well known pilots to perform will be Ed Buse, of Ulmer, one of Iowa's leading stunt 'flyers, Dave Baker and Bite Livingston, Waterloo, Sid Cleveland, of Goldfield, Bob MoClary, Henry Clergy, Leo Brennan, and F. C. Anderson, all of iDes Moines, Marion Wearth, Ames Stanley Fuller, Spirit Lake, and Claus Cordes, Fort Dodge. The show is sponsored by the Iowa Air show company, Leo Brennan and F. C. Anderson, veteran Des Moines aviators, managers. This management has staged successful air shows in the middlewest for the last three years. One of its shows this summer was dedication of the Des^ Moines airport. Car Owners Must Have Safety Test A highway safety campaign is being conducted by the state in cooperation with the 'Legion posts. In each town garages and service stations are approved as testing stations for brakes, lights, wheel alignment, tires, and other sources of accidents. Car owners will be asked to drive to one of these stations for testing, and if approved a state seal indicating .approval will be attached to the windshield, in addition to seeing that cars are in proper mechanical form tbe state motor vehicle department is conducting an educational campaign directed at the man behind the wheel. NO OBJECTIONS TO NEW WATER TOWER iNo objections were voiced to a new water\ tower at a meeting of the city council Monday night to hear objectors. The-contract was therefore approved, and the tower is assured. Work will start within 20 days on the foundation. Six legs will support the huge tank. The tank will be completed within 120 days, according to the contract, and work is to be rushed to get the foundation and other necessary work done before winter freezes the ground. The light at the top of the standpipe will be moved to the top of the new tank and will be 120 feet high above ground. •After the new -water tower is completed 20 or more feet will be taken off the top of the standpipe, and the rest will be used for a cooling tank for water for the city engines. The drip cooling system at the rear of the plant will then be done away with. The new water tower will be located just north of the filtration plant, and the ground will be landscaped and planted to shrubbery. This will give a park effect that Burt, Sept. 19—The iBurt Junior League baseball team recently completed a remarkable season in which it played 31 games, won 26, and lost only five. 'It won a district tournament and came within an ace of winning the state tournament at Rockwell City, losing there in the final to Cedar Rapids, 9-8. Under the rules boys in Junior League teams have to be under 17 on June 30 of the year in which they play. Because of this rule the team will lose five players next year. This was the team's second year. Last year it won the county tournament. Legion Post Sponsors Team. The team is organized under auspices of the iBurt Legion post, which furnishes suits and pays other expenses. This year was financially successful, the team even having a little money left in its treasury. Much of the team's success is due to the careful oversight of Geo. P. Hawcott, manager for the Legion Post, who has taken a deep interest in the boys. Eddie Steward is captain. . Fifteen Boys Flayed. Fifteen boys played on the team this season. Regulars were: Henry Bwoldt, pitcher; Gordon Sigsbee, catcher; Charles Hanna, first base; Willis Vogel, second base; Eddie Steward, shortstop; Derril Riddle, third base; Roy Leeper, left field; Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Chrischilles and Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Dewel will attend an NRA dinner at the Warden hotel, Fort Dodge, tonight. The dinner will be given by Otto Pfaff, NRA governor in the eighth congressional district. Mr. Chrischilles is chairman and Mr. Dewel secretary of the county board. Mr. IPfaff is a member of the state NiRA board. All county chairmen and secretaries in the district have been invited, at which it is presumed, a campaign for NRA observance will be launched. A consumers' drive is planned for either this week-end or next week in Algona. All householders will be visited and cards indicating that the signer will buy of persons who display the blue eagle will be given out for signatures. The cards read: "I will cooperate in reemployment by supporting and patronizing employers and workers who are members of NRA." • In this connection, and this is the real object of the drive, which is directly sponsored throughout the nation by the national NRA, housewives and other consumers will be urged to buy now. Persons who have money but are not putting it into circulation for needed goods are held to be slackers in the war against the depression. It is necessary that consumer buying power be increased, according to NRA. Merchants, manufacturers, and other business men have had to increase expenses for additional help, in many instances at the cost of real hardship, and proportional increase in trade is needed. To consumers who sign the pledge cards stickers bearing the blue eagle will be given. The stickers, which can be displayed anywhere, are already popular on windshields. JUDGE DELANO, STORM LAKE, WILL PRESIDE Docket Reveals Many; Interesting Legal Tangles. Gerald Ollom, center field; •mond Carter, right field. ORay- jRaymond Weiske, Gerald Fraser, D. Schroeder, Merwin Bahling, and •L. Carter played as substitutes. 'Local interest in the team has been high and the community in general has backed the boys enthusiastically. Next week Thursday night the Legion post will give a banquet in the boys' honor, the local Auxiliary unit serving. •Following is a list of games won an attractive feature to •*- week before last, My nothing for Last week's papers re- Pockets Picked at Livermore Reunion Pickpockets^plied their profession^ the recent Old Settlers reunion at Livermore Members of Dodge policemen, raided the colony. Fourteen negroes were arrested, nine men and five women, and four s's^nr^sft w^Kftswa—» J^JTiffi, . Negress, w.s ordered out of t»WB- £e11 frowVtree morning Minnesota Car ^Spencer Man Held on Forgery Charge In Justice White's court Saturday C. H. Johnson, Spencer, formerly Bancroft, was bound to the grand jury under bond of $1,000 on a charge of forgery of a check for $20 drawn on the Titonka Savings bank in the name of John .Schumacher. The check was written in favor of Frank Grandgenett, St. Benedict, who cashed it. The ar rest was made at Mason City by Sheriff Dahlhauser. Three at World's Fair. M. N. Phillips, Algona farmer, andMr. andMrs. J.P. TrunkhiU. Burt, are spending «»»*«*«* the Sheridan-mza hotel in Chicago and attending the world's fair SflSoon way. Mr. Phillips and Mr. Trunkhill won their visits at the county fair. will add Algona. Algonian Donates Library Building Lakota has a public library lot and building which was deeded to the town as a gift ot Mrs. Addie Seymour, widow of a former widely known Lakota banker. Mrs. Seymour now lives at Algona. The building is a one-story frame, originally built for a real estate office. It has been repaired, repainted, etc. At Mrs. iSeymour's request the library is known as the Germama library, recalling Lakota's former name, changed in war time, when feeling was running high against overseas Germans. There is .no town library tax, the expense of maintenance being borne out of and lost:, Won Lost Burt^Algona —25-4 Burt-Fenton 9-7 Burt-Swea City 4-0 Burt-Titonka 11-3 Burt-Bancroft •_ H-2 Burt-Algona '16-0 Burt-Swea City 9-0 Burt-Titonka 9-0 Burt-Bancroft -11-7 Burt-Bancroft 11-3 Burt-iRenwick 6-4 BurtnRetiwick *-0 Burt-Manning — 5-9 Burt-Manning 6-1 Burt-Mahning 16-3 Burt-Tripoli 20^4 Burt-Tripoli — 15-9 Burt-Whittemore M Burt-Burlington 8-11 Burt-de Mars 6-5 Burt-Cedar (Rapids __„__ 8-9 BurtnBancroft 4-5 Burt-Renwick 9-3 Burt-Bancroft 4-7 Burt-iRenwick 18-3 Burt-Fenton, 23-4 Burt-Bancroft ' 645 NORTH CENTRAL 6 SUPERINTENDENTS LAY YEAR'S PLANS The extra-curricular activities for the school year Just begun were discussed at a recent meeting of superintendents of the six schools in the North Central Six conference according to the Humboldt Independent. The schools are Algona, Clarion, Hampton, Eagle Grove, Webster City and Humboldt. In the activities in which these - schools participate competitively a tew changes and additions are to be made. To the winner of the football championship a permanent carved walnut trophy will be awarded, and in future a permanent trophy will be given 'each year. In the past a silver cup was a traveling trop_hy and had to be won three successive years before it could'be kept. A new project will be a meeting of the faculties of the six schools, to discuss the' problems of teaching and exchange ideas. This meeting is to be held October 21 at Eagle Grove. iDecember 9 has been listed for the North Central Six declamatory and extemporaneous speaking contests. As last year, this contest will be held in tournament form. It will be called at Webster City. In addition to the regular*North Central Six basketball season a conference tournament will be /held on Febuary 8. 9. 10, 1934. This will be in three different towns each night's game, at a different place. The three locations have not as yet been named. The superintendents of the six schools plan to hold a> picnic dinner at Clarion this week Saturday. Two in Accidents Escape Injuries Newest Styles Feature Ads. Algona ready-to-wear merchants announce the arrival of fall merchandise in a special section of this week's Advance. The new styles show quite a change, both for men and women. Trices are still reasonable, despite the increases that have been brought about by the N. It. A. in the ready-to-wear lines particularly, and it is a real opportunity to buy now before .the next increase has to be made. Prices are definitely going' upward. The foregoing list is not chronological. Mr. Hawcott lost his two- year record book at the fair grounds and is unable • to recall Approaching No. 169 from the east four miles north of town last Thursday and intending to turn south, the iRev. C. V. Hulse had one wheel of his car on the when he noticed a truck' paving, cpming dates. gifts and the proceeds bridge benefits, etc. of teas, Iowa have went borne. W. C. T. U. Leader Will_Be Speaker The Woman's Home Missionary society of the Northwest Methodist Conference will Mrs. Ida B. Wise Smith, national president of the W. C. T. U. as guest speaker at an anniversary service at the annual conference at Humboldt next week Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Smith's-subject will be "Citizenship Road Mending." Timber for Senator. According to the Ringsted Dispatch, M. L. Soeth, Wallingford, is being groomed lor the republican nomination for state senator in this district next year in case Senator Patterson is drafted for the republican nomination for lieuten- Dutch Lunch Tonight. There will be a "Dutch" lunch at tue Country club du*hmw tw«*t, which movies of Bobby Jones, Jones in slow woUon. ant governor. Anotber lawyers' Chautaugua. (Lawyers of the 14th judicial dis trict have two chautauquas a year one in mid-summer, the other ^i winter. It is now announced tha the next winter chautauq.ua will he held-at JSmmetsburg December 9, Armstrong Man is Held to the G. J. It was reported last week that he Emmet county sheriff and a itate agent had followed a man in JL car who was crossing Kossuth county on No. 9 and on arresting lim-near Armstrong had found alcohol in his possession. It now urns out that he was Dominick Kloss, of Armstrong. He was taken before Judge Davidson at Estherville, pleaded guilty, and is now out on $300 bond pending sentence ;o be imposed (November 10. His car was held and his driver's license revoked. He is said to be a citizen of Poland. from the south. Mr. Hulse 'stopped, but the truck driver, thinking the Hulse car was about to cross, became confused and lost control, with the result that the truck was ditched. The Hulse car was not hit, and no great- damage was done to the truck. On No. 9 west of Swea City the same day Martin Larson, Swea City, cut in too soon after passing a car driven by Mrs, John A. Brown, and her car bunted his into the ditch. Both cars wore going west. Swea City Woman Seeks a Divorce Annie .Benson, near Swea has filed suit for divorce City, from Ledyard Wins in Horseshoe Battle Ledyard, Sept. 19—dast week Tuesday evening Ledyard won a horseshoe pitching contest played at Frost, Minn., and scores were: Munger 22, Leslie 52, Fresch 51, Cassem 54, Ooyd 48, O'Keefe 58, Brandt 41, Schultz 7, Yabnke 14, Warner 29. ILedyard won 376, to 368. Other men who went were: Fisherbach, Halvorson, Hagge, and William Leslie. Wesleyan's Mother Stf. B. F. Felt, for many years a Wesley merchant, now retired and spending his winters in Florida, his summers at Wesley, spent part of last week at Mason City with his mother, who will be 95 next month. For the last year she has been in poor health and has required the constant attentions of a nurse Walter Benson. They were married at Swea City October 31, 1931, and parted six months ago. Benson was a widower with eight children, Mrs. Benson claims that her husband made slurring remarks to her before the children and let them destroy her property; also that he would refuse to speak to ber. Mr. Benson owns the farm where he lives, Mrs. Benson's attorneys are Quarton & Miller. Undertaker Change is Made at Wesley Mrs. Bertha Lopft, Wesley, has sold her funeral establishment to Thoa. A. McMahon, son of a Garner doctor. Mr. McMahon, who is a graduate of the Wesley high school and the state university, also of an embalming school at -Chicago, has for the last two years been with an undertaking firm at Mason City. Combination Sale Saturday. Col. c; O. Riddle announces a combination sale 'Satuwlay in the former North American Engine Works building across the Northwestern tracks at the east end of State 'street. The sale starts at 1:?Q p, m, HEAVY RAINS BRING MONTH ABOVE NORMAL Two more rainy days last week brought the total rainfall to a ( point above normal for September. Rain last week Wednesday amounted to .35 inches, and a Friday night of .68 inches put the total for the month at 4jl4 inches. The normal for September is only 3.67 inches, and this is now a surplus of .47 inch. Temperatures have been holding to a warm fall, with the mercury registering as high as 88 Monday. The coldest, for September so far has been 49 degrees,' though - in August the low was 4'5 degrees on. the 29th. The official record for the last'week follows: High Low September 12 66 58 September 13 (.35 in.) 62 63 September 14 61 49 September 1'5 «3 54 September 16 (.68 in.) 78 55 September 17 83 50 September 18 88 55 September 19 „._ 82 64 Committee Opens Drive for Jobs ' The new county • re-Bmployment relief • committee met : at -County Engineer H'.'M. Smith's office Tuesday evening to outline a campaign. More than 250 unemployed have already registered. The registrations include mechanics, carpenters, painters, 'clerks, automotive operators, farm laborers, and common laborers. Women include nurses, teachers, clerks, and housekeepers. All persons needing odd or steady help are asked to write or call Mr. Smith. Work under the national public works program will offer employment to some applicants soon, but the committee needs cooperation to put all worthy Kossuth unemployed' to work. Wedded 26 Years, Now Asks Divorce Veronica M. Klein, who says she has lived in the county 49 years, has brought suit for divorce against William Klein, They were married at Wesley in January, 1907. 'Seven out of nine children are living, and three are minors, 18, 12, 9. Klein is charged with cursing and beating his wife, who claims h'e is also cruel to the children. The plaintiff asks an injunction against molestation. Mrs. Klein's attorney is M. C. McMahon. Court. (Contlned on page 8.) r Court will open next Monday. with Judge James OeLand, Storm Lake, on the bench. In the long vacation since the March term 17* new cases have been filed, bat. some have 'been settled or otherwise disposed of in vacation. There are 104 new equity cases, of which 70 are real estate foreclosures. There are a few fora- closures of chattel mortgages. There are 72 suits at law and 2S criminal actions. There are only four new damage cases, and tha same number of petitions' for divorce. The divorce actions are: Emma Lester vs. John B. Lester; Ted Gabel vs. Mabel Gabel; Veronic* Klein vs. William Klein; Annie Benson vs. Walter Benson. Grand Jury Next Tuesday. The grand jury will be empanelled next Tuesday morning, and the seven members for the term witt be chosen from the year's panel,. which consists of Herman Bonn* Fenton; J. P. Cunningham, Hurt; Edward Dehnert, Lu Verne; C. !•» Eichhorn, Elmore; Jay Goddan. Bancroft; Herman Harms, West Bend; M. S. Jensen, Algona; Mar- , tin Molinder, Swea City; L. J. Nemmers, Bancroft; William Turley. Lakota; Kobus Tjaden, Titonfca; and Jos. Vaske, Bancroft. The petit Jury is not to appear till a week from Tuesday. Next week will be devoted to equity an* other cases not triable before ti- Jury. M.*«ij«t Building' & Loan Sn«*. '*"* Among new cases is Algonat Building & Loan association vs. A» L. Cunningham and Home Indemnity Co., New York. The plaintiff • alleges a loss of $2300 as the result of the Cunningham defalcations. This was reduced to 11100 whent Cunningham turned over property valued at $1200, and plaintiff asks judgment for the balance against the surety company. Van Ness & Stillman appear for' plaintiff, and a Des Moines law firm represents the indemnity company. If this case goes to trial it will be hard- fought. • • Otilla T. McCall has brought suit against the Dubuque Fire & Marina Insurance Co. for $486.06, said to be the cost of repairs on a house she owns. Last November she had it. insured in the defendant ' company by Cunningham & Lacy, and the night of January 16 it was damaged by fire. If this case comes to trial there may be a attempt by the Dubuque company to prove in- cendiarism. Shumway & Kelly arc Mrs. McCall's attorneys. Tenant Injunction. The Farmers Elevator, 8we» City, claims a total of $2688.70 from the Pletch Grain Co., Algona, for five carloads of corn sold to defendant in 1931 and shipped to market. D. M. Kelleher, (Port Dodge, appears for plaintiff, •In 1932 M. Christ leased to Fred Laabs a quarter-section in Ledyard township for two years, reserving' the right to do fall plowing this year. For the coming year the land was leased to Bert Patterson. but in a district court action filed last week Christ claims that when Patterson wanted to do the fall plowing recently Laabs refused to .Lutherans Plan Anniversary Fet$ •Lutheran pastors of the Algonat circuit met Tuesday afternoon at the' local Trinity Lutheran church and decided to commemorate the 450th anniversary of Martin. Luther's birth by conducting special services in which all Lutheran congregations in the circuit will participate. Three pastors, It, Richmann, H. D. Stahmer, and P. J. iBraner, of Burt, Fairville, and Algona respectively, were appointed a committee to make arrangements. The program will take place in the auditorium of the Algona high school. New Clerk for Woodmen. O. J. Peterson has resigned as clerk of the Algona camp of the Modern Woodmen, and W. H. Seip- mann has been appointed to take his place, Mr. Peterson, x who had been clerk many years, is now in his late 70's, and be has not been well of late, though able to be about. Recently he suffered a light stroke, Grocery Store Discontinued. Mrs. dee Green recently discontinued her Rite-Way grocery,in the Peugnet or Naudain building next west of the Kent garage, but the Green family still occupies rooms in the rear. Mrs. Green is a daughter of Barney Caster, one of 'Al* gona's Rtd carriers. ,Woman Victim of Sleeping Disease Titonka, Sept. 20 — Mrs. Jerry Schutjer, local farmer's wife who had been sick two weeks with sleeping sickness, died Tuesday at? the Park hospital, Mason City. She was, it is believed, the first victim, in this county of the current §tate^ wide epidemic which is giving doc- ora grave concern. Funeral vices will take place at t Metjiodist church Friday at 1 o'clock. Drivers' license BeT«ke4» The Edward Sarchett driver's; license was revoked in Specht's court Monday, trial in which he wa^ charge^ driving while intoxicate^, fl$< run into a trucfc at } '" The truej& pied,

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