Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on October 26, 1933 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, October 26, 1933
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Utother for shore IOWA, OCTOBER 26,1933 ORN-HUSKERS TILT TOMORROW iDEMYWINS IfllN; A, H, S, ISESTO M, C, iawk« Trample on h School With 59-6 Score. I Cecelia's academy defeated iason City Holy Family acad- Iteam on the local field Sun| or its third win this fall. The , Cecelia's will plmr the ty St. Joseph's team City next Sunday. Pheasant Shooting Dates Announced COMMISSION I L___ rii t n- ( PDnPDAU ftllT Ai.r.oNAUf D n nn/iuio at ny had previously tied Fon;,- and is now the only unde- Algona team this season. re against the Holy Family ^Cecelia's first score was made ! opening quarter, when Lich- ight a pass for a 10-yd. gain jried the ball over the goal Hansen made a beautiful lick for the extra point, the ne in Che .game.-Before the ng play the 'Algonians had the ball down the field in of ground-gaining plays. Bode in Brilliant Play. second quarter Bode t a Mason City pass and man- I to elude ladders for a 35-yd. |or another touchdown, which (the score at the half 13-0. | the third quarter the Mason os showed real strength, ng through Algona's line and nd ends for substantial gains (carrying the ball almost, the the field. They lost it, on downs, .when Algona ged to hold them on the 10-yd. Bode in Another Bun. i the fourth quarter' Bode again epted a Mason City ipass and |35 yards to Mason City's 40-yd. A series of plays'then car; the ball to the one-yard line, |it/was putacrpji |tmrd touchdown. Cecelia's has now defeated jrles City, there,' 12-7; Fort ge, here, 6-0; tied Dougherty, ; and beaten the Holy Family, School Badly Beaten. high school f ootb'all eleven •^^••^••••^•^^•••^MHBMMB^B^^H school will play Em- urg on the local field Sat- aftemoon at 8 o'clock, week's game with Clarion be played here Friday at p. in. • '; ••••••^•••••^••••l^BMHWI^BMMMMHM^' [swamped by the strong Mason !. Mohawks Friday evening, * 59-6; [game was played at night un- FOOtiMll. (Continued cm pa** I.) !ION & AUXILIARY 6ET-TOBETHER TODAY number of Algonians plan to .nd a joint meeting of the eighth ;rict Legion and Auxiliary at Dodge today. The Legion p at the Legion .hall this af ter- i at 1:30, and will be opened by W, F. Mason, Ayrshire, dis- • chaplain. Mowing reports of committees, " will be talks by Frank Miles, Laird, and Leo-Duster, new > commander, After a business tog the iLegJon will Join the 'lary for dinner at the Warden . where Commander buster .•Mrs, Winnifred Niggemeyer, fUary president, will speak. **• * 0. Vnderkof ler, of Britt, nth district cocoiraitteewoman, preside at an evening meeting, [speakers will be introduced by J. DolUver, Fort Dodge, district commander. Com' singing win be led by W. COMMISSION ESTABLISHES 2 DISTRICTS Six Days Allowed in One District; Four in the Other. Open dates have been announced iby the state fish and game commission for the annual pheasant season, but a division of territory .has been made, with No. 18 as the line, and counties north of No. 18 will be open the six days, while counties south of No. 18 will be open only four days. In the sixday counties shooting will be permitted from 12 noon till 5 p. m. November 10, 11, 17, .18, 25, and 28. ILyon, Osceola, Dickinson, Emmet and Winnebago counties will be open all six days. Six-day shooting will also be allowed in all territory north of No. 18 in Sioux, O'Brien, Clay, Palo Alto, Kossuth, and Hancock. Four-Bay Territory. Four-day shooting will be allowed November 10, 11, 17, and 18 from 1>2 to 5 .p. m., in Worth, Cerro Gordo, Clay, Mitchell, Butler, Bremer, Black Hawk, Chickasaw, Grundy, Franklin, Wright, Humboldt, Pocahontas, Buena Vista, Cherokee, Plymouth, Woodbury, Monona, and Ida counties. The same four days will be open south of No. 18 in Sioux, OIBrien, Clay, Palo Alto, Kossuth and Hancock. Only cook pheasants can be shot, and the daily bag limit will be three birds, with a possession limit of six after the second day. The division makes all territory north of No. 18 and from and including Winnebago and Hancock west to the state line open for the six day period/while all territory south of No. 18 and east of the same counties will be open four days. Open Sundays Abandoned. The 10th and the 17th are Fridays; the llth, 18th, and 25th, Saturdays; and the 28th, Tuesday. The dates as originally proposed included two open Sundays to let hunters who have to work other days get a little hunting, but objections to open Sundays were so numerous and energetic that the commission changed to the Friday and Saturday dates, allowing only afternoon shooting. Pheasants are numerous in the Ingham Tells of Pioneer Pastor Who Settled Here & Founded Cong'I Church BY HARVEY INGHAM (Dictated to an Advance Reporter) Father Taylor was one of the most remarkable men that ever lived. Past 51, his children grown, this patriarch, who had spent his previous life in New England, was stricken with the zeal to come west and save the world. He came to Des Moines, then walked to Fort Dodge, where he had intended to stop. But things didn't look right for him there. He heard of Algona, the most distant outpost al the time, so he walked on to Algona. Here he met "Lewis H. Smith, busily surveying the town site. He had supper that night with Judge Call, and next night there was a town meeting, with 15 or 20 persons there. Father Taylor then decided to settle here and work for the rest of his life. He sent for his daughter. He had intended to start a college, and he brought two refined New England women to teach. But the Methodists took the college away from him, establishing their own here. He was proud of his garden; he introduced grapes and other fruits new to the country. After he quit the pulpit here, he traveled all over the county, attending meetings in the little villages that were springing up. At the last plans were made to give him an, anaesthetic, to ease his pain, but he refused to let anyone do so. He wanted, as long as he lived, to converse and do the Lord's work, even to the last minute of his life. He was instrumental in getting the town hall built as a place to hold services. He started it, and then, when it was built, he bought up all the shares and converted it into the first Congregational church. That building is still here, having been incorporated into the building which now houses the Norton Machine works. SPENCER TO GOME FOR GAME SUNDAY The Aflgbna Independents w$l play the Spencer Merchants at Athletic park here next Sunday afternoon at 2:30. The game is touted as the greatest semi-professional game in north Iowa this season. - Spencer has a strong team this season, having in the backfield four former state university players. Playing with 'Spencer will be Warrington, OBstherville, one of the Iowa stars in 1930, and Coach Voges, of Sutherland. Playing with the Algona Independents now are Gableson, all-conference halfback at Cornell college, and Barrier, who played with the Fort .Dodge Junior college team. Both live at Humboldt. Coach Mercer is also expected to play. The Independents were defeated, northwest part of the district, but are not over .plentiful in the rest of the district, hence the division into six and four day periods respectively. Haill lander, Mason City, past state Freeze* in Week Registered F^Pfratures 'are showing the sonal decline as ttoe winter sea- Approaches. Freezing tempers have been recorded five "i the last week,, the lowest »y morning, when the reading .degrees, Other readings of Joyriders Steal the Buell Buick The Buick car owned by H. O. Buell, Burt, was taken last Thursday night, doubtless by Joyriders, while it stood in front of the home of Dr. and Mrs. R. M. Wallace on north TJiorington .street. It was left in the driveway at the Jos. Klumm farm three or four miles north of Algona, on the Diagonal road which branches off from No. 169 at a point over the hill north of the No. 18 intersection. Mr, Klumm did not know it had been stolen, and, supposing that it would be called for, did not report it till Sunday. The car had not been damaged, ^ Cataract Operation Success. An operation for the removal of a cataract from P. J. Owner's left eye, iperformed at Mercy hospital, Mason City, last Thursday, was successful, and Mr. Oreiner has recovered the sight. He had not been a'ble to use the eye for more than a year. Mr. Greiner will be allowed to come home late in the week. ; week follow; 28 23 48 ~" for 37 31 40 will be PROGRAM OUT FOR CHURCH CELEBRATION Granddaughter of the Founder to Speak at Banquet. Algona Congregationalists are preparing for the celebration next week Thursday, Friday, and the following -Sunday of the church's diamond Jubilee. The celebration will begin Thursday evening withi a young people's banquet, served by the L. O. A. class of the 'Sunday school, and there will be a program in charge of R. J. Harrington. A short play will be -given by a group directed by Mrs. (D. D. Paxson. Kate Stacy to Speak. An anniversary banquet honoring pioneer members "of the church wiM take place Friday evening. Mrs. Wm. K. Ferguson will be toastmistress. Mrs. Kate Stacy Bassett, granddaughter of Father Taylor, founder of the church, will speak on "Our Founders." Mrs. Janet Wadsworth will tell of the missionary spirit of bhe pioneer church, and Mesdames Mary iPatter- son, Stella 'Reed, and Mary Smith, also Clara ZaMten and others, will give reminiscences. Letters from absentees will be read. Former Pastor Coming. 'Sunday will be the principal day. At the Sunday school ihour Mrs. V. Wednesday morning. The wounds v - Naudain will read a biographical ALGONA Markets Fingers & Thumb Lost by Farmer Lakota, Oct. 24—Henry Boettcher, east of town, had .the thumb and two fingers on his right hand cut off in a corn-husker last week ... HOGS Best Mecl. w t. ISO to 200 $3.60 Begt Med. wt .200 to 260 $3.80 Heavy Butchers 260 to 300..$3 50 Prime Hvy. Butchers 300-360 3.20 Beat Pack. Sows 300-350 $2.80 Packing Sows 350 to 400 $2.50 Big hvy. sows 400 to 500 $2.30 CATTLE dinners and Cutters 50c to $1.25 Fat Cows $1.50 to 2.00 Veal Calves '.$4.00 to o.Oo Fat Steers $4.00 to 4.50 Yearlings $2.50 to 4.25 Bulls $1.50 to 2.00 Stock steers 2.50 to 4.00 GRAIN No. 2. yellow corn 32c No. 2. white corn 330 No. 3. whltt. oats 28c were dressed at the Buffalo Center hospital. He had bought a new two-row busker, and .had used it Qnly_three ,or four, days when the accident happened. AT LAST, HOLE IN ONE IS ACHIEVED A hole-in-one was made on the local golf links Sunday by Dick Cowan. The ball was hit from the No. 4 tee with a mashie, or No.5, aron, and lit on the green at a point four . feet from the edge, then rolled up to 7-0, at .Fairmont Sunday. Fairmont's the hole and dropped in without lone touchdown was made {Just be-1 more t h an touching the flag pole, fore the half on a 32, yard run around Algona's left end. The kick for the extra point failed, but Algona was offsides, .so the point was conceded by the referee. Lee Reed and Perry White made good plays for yardage, but failed to get away for touchdowns. •+Finnell Brother Dies in Colorado Whittemore, Oct. 24 — Clarence Finnell, 57, Colorado, formerly of Whittemore, died October 12, foil- lowing an operation for acute appendicitis. He left Whittemore more than 25 years ago, and for a time lived at Le Mars, thence moving to Colorado. He was the son'of Mr. and Mrs; W. H. 'Finnell, who farmed more than 40 years ago on what is now the 'Peter Elbert farm. A widow, two children, three brothers, Charlie, Lake Geneva, Wis.; I. M., Algona; and Robert, Whittemore; and one sister, Mrs. Frank Seeley, north of Whittemore, survive. • ... Thieves Steal Gasoline. Forty gallons of the regular grade of gasoline were stolen from the Barnsdall oil station on Diagonal street, next south of the Ice Cream factory, Tuesday night. It was taken from a pump, and the lock was broken and bent off to work the pump. sketch of Father Taylor. The anniversary church service will open at 10:45, and the program ' TREASURER FINDS TAXES IN COUNTY 77 PERCENT PAID County Treasurer. M. C. Duffy released figures Saturday • which hpwed that'the county is in at least air shape financially.'Of the taxes ue this year, 76.77 per cent has een paid. Total taxes levied in 1932 nd payable were $951,417.31, and le amount collected up to October •as $730,403.07. This does not include delinquent axes from previous years. A total f $47,091.95 in delinquent taxes rom previous years had been col- ected before October 1. The figures also do not include pecial assessments, • except in the ase .of delinquent taxes collected, vhich include delinquencies of very kind and interest. Saturday the Des Moines Tribune nnounced intention by Governor Herring to postpone delinquent ax sale advertising. How long the ax sales are to he postponed is not Eugene Keith Badly Hurt in Tractor Accident Near Burt storeroom this Tll « aew furnishings incases, shelves, and all in black walnut. •Eugene, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Keith, Algona. suffered a crushed ankle and a broken bone halfway to his knee on tos right leg at 6 o'clock Monday morning, when he slipped and fell under a FarmaBl tractor be was driving at the Stanley Keith farm near Burt. The lugs of the big wheel of the tractor caught the tooyte overalls and pulled him beneath the machine. They crushed the flesh on his right leg and thigh up to his back. In failing, however, be shut Jftttia tractor, and it stopped before it ran over his trunk and head, or he would probably been fatally 'accident happened when he was going to work. He had driven JUSSro^a*5' H*** « s from tractor three-quarters «$•«*» the house, to. » fteld a corn machine. warmed up W he reached over to turn the gasoline off and turn on kerosene. It was then that his foot slipped, and 'his trousers leg was caught just as he turned the gasoline shutoff lever, and the machine stopped when the .gas in the feed line was used up. The tractor was-moved off and the youth rushed to the Kossuto hospital, where he is now a patient. Eugene and his father had gone to the farm that morning, and the accident was seen by the latter, who brought the boy tq town. Besides the compound fractures and dislocation, a large piece of muscle was gouged out of the leg 'by one of the tractor lugs. He will be at the hospital for some weeks. The shot was a beautiful one, but Craig Smith, who was with Dick,, thought it was short of the green before it landed. '*Bud' Zender was also playing with them. This hole-in-one was the first ever to be made on the local course A silver loving cup was given to the club some years ago for the fir(st jhole-in-oine' winner. It had been in the club's possesion 15 years, and was offered by the late F. W. Wehler, Many local players have entertained dreams of .some day sinking a drive in that hole, but have only come close to it. The fairway is 165 yards in length, and the green is the new one across the deep gully at the northeast end of the course. Even with the hole-in-one, Dick 'ailed to 1 .'win from'Zender and Smith. His total for nine holes was 52, while the others got 51. Lu Verne Trucker Given Fine Here H. Ramus, >Lu Verne, was brought before Justice White Friay on the charge of operating a motor vehicle for public hire without insurance. He was given till November 8 to get insurance, whereupon, if costs are paid, the case will be dismissed. Ted Johnson, Algona, was in court on the same charge, and his case was continued till November 1. The charges were filed by 'L, T. Bowen, state inspector for the railroad commission. Birth of Luther to Be Observed The 450th anniversary of the birth of Martin Luther will be celebrated Sunday, November 12 at the Algona high school auditorium. The Rev. J. F. Sohultz, Clinton, will preach a Jubilee sermon. The celebration will be sponsored by »H Missouri Lutheran congregations in the Algona circuit, and 13 congregations will participate. Salesman is Arrested. H. A. Srayman, Sioux City salesman, was arrested here last Thursday morning for parking his automobile in front of the Algona hotel entrance. The case was dismissed in Justice Danson's court when he paid 11.75 costs. (Parking in front pf the hotel is forbidden as a fire prevention measure. , Organ recital, Mrs. Sylvia Gunn; processional; "The Lord is in His Holy'Temple," chant by choir; invocation; Gloria Patri; responsive reading; hymn No. 36; scripture; prayer; anthem, choir. Historical Sketch of the Church, W. F. Walker. Father Taylor Thankoffering; offertory; hymn No, 129. Anniversary sermon, the Rev. W. J. Suckow, of Alden, former pastor. Benediction and postlude. Harvey Ing-ham Bated. At 2:45 Sunday afternoon the following anniversary program will be given: Organ recital, Mrs. Gunn; invocation; anthem. Greetings from the Algona Ministerial Association, the Rev. A. E. Hueser, Baptist pastor. Remarks, Mrs. Walter Parsons. Hymn No. 130. Anniversary address, Harvey Ing- haim. Anthem, choir. "What of the Future " the Rev. J. Robert iHoerner, Pastor. Hymn No. 195 and benediction. A social tea will be served by the Adult Bible class of the Sunday school. Dickinsons to Leave. Senator and Mrs. Dickinson plan to' leave Saturday for Washington, D. C. Congress will not convene till 193*, but conjaaitteeji are .Winnebago Senator Pays 'Salary Grab* 'State Senator O. E., Gunderson, of Winnebago county, now Postmaster at Forest City, was one of the legislators who took part in the so- called salary grab. Some time ago Judgments were obtained in another county against all legislators who had not voluntarily repaid the money, and recently executions were Issued to the sheriffs of the counties respectively in which the defendants reside. Last week Mr. Gunderson paid $416.95 plus interest since 1929, or a total of 1530.90. Senator Patterson was one of the few legislators who paid the money back when question of the legality of the salary grab act arose. - •» .' : t Woman, 2 Men, in Battle Over Rent A charge of assault and battery against Herman Fritz and his son John was dismissed in Justice White's court yesterday. It was filed (by Mrs. iDella Kuto, Tuesday when, she claimed, they tried to leave her home without paying rent. They owed $31.60, and she claimed that she was hit over the head and in the stomach when she tried to stop them. They were helc in the county jail Tuesday nig&t. Cars Crash Kear Algona, Lakota, Qct. 24-;Roy Hanna ha< an automobile accident just nortl of Algona, when another oar without 'lights, sideswiped bis ca last Thursday night, as he was on his way to Ruthven. Both can were thrown into the ditch badly damaged, but no one wa hurt. Baby Beeves Bought. County Agent B. #. Morrison and John Prank! returned Tuesday from. a 0p to Nebraska, where they bought §1 Hereford calves for the couniy 4HB bee| c)ijbj|. — * Farmer's Finger Badly Tom. Lone Bock, Get 2i ~ William 'Bierstedt's first finger on Ms left hand was caught in a corn shelle chain last Friday, and five stitohe were required to dose t&e woujid dibwn. Mr. Duffy" had received no fficial order up to Saturday. 'Figures published in the Des floihes Register some weeks ago howed that a number of Iowa ounties had collected only 50 per ent of the taxes. Bond companies sked for the figures. The financial oridition of Kossuth county is bove average. Winnebago county as collected only 72 per cent. Something new and significant of he times is that the Rock Island ailroad is among delinquent tax- iayers. The amount ounty is $22,'660. due in this W, R, C, DRAWS CROWD OF 134 TO MEET HERE Reports Given by 11 Corps Heard at Convention. A total of 134 persons attended an eighth district convention of the Woman's Relief Corps here Tuesday at the Legion hall. The convention was called to order at 3:30 by Mrs. Edyth Taylor, president of the local Corps. An escort presented. Mrs. Anna Beaham, .luscatine, department president 'or Iowa, also the Rev. J. Robt. loerner, Congregational pastor, and Mayor C. F. Speoht. The Rev. Mr. Hoerner gave a scripture reading, followed by a prayer, and Mayor Specht gave an address of welcome, to which Mrs. Beaham responded. Mrs. Beaham recalled the work of the W. R. C. h child welfare, relief of the veterans of all wars,- and other patriotic service. Van Ness Welcomes Convention. E. J. Van (Ness welcomed the jonvention on behalf of the Span- sh-American veterans, voicing re;ret that no member of the Algona G. A. R. is left. Mrs Carrie Glasgow, Webster City, responded. Mrs. V. V. Naudain brought reelings for bhe,Legion Auxiliary, and Mrs. Jessie Weedman, Webster City, who said the W. R. C. .felt much as a mother to the Auxiliary, responded. Following an opening ode, the salute to the flag was given. Mrs. JIasgow and a Mrs. Hamilton, Fort Dodge, were named on a resolutions committee,.. and. : Ejra Randall, Emmetsburg, and Lola Hohn as pub- icity committee, 'Mrs. W. L. Whitney, Vice regent of the local D. A. R., and Mrs. L. E. Fairbanks, a member, gave greet- ngs from that organization, and a Mrs. Glendennings, Webster City, gave the response. Hagg Post Extends Greetings. M. G. Norton welcomed the convention on behalf of Hagg post, recalling that one of his happiest childhood memories were the old- ;ime bean suippers served, by the W. R. C. and the following talks by Jnderpass Sought for 169 Crossing Alleging that the Rock Island ailroad crossing south of St. Joe s a menace to the lives and pro- >erty of travelers on No. 169, and n support thereof citing the fact hat three persons have within hree months been killed there in collisions with Rock .Island trains, he Humboldt county board of supervisors has adopted a formal resolution petitioning the State 'Highway Commission for a sub-grade crossing at that point. County iEn- ineer Smith explains that a sub- ;rade crossing would be one which routes the road under the railroad. The railroad grade would probably be raised also. President in Call for Report to NRA The dailies a week ago announced hat the government was planning a check-up on Nira as regarded increased employment and increased payrolls. Accordingly (Friday Algona employers subject .to Nira, including the local newspapers, received a card on which to report Employment and payrolls as to two lates were asked for, the first be- ng the week-end of June 17, the second the week-end of October 14 The Advance reported one new em- ploye and an increased pay roll. COUNTY TITLE Scene of Tilt to Be Loss Farm South of Algona. The corn field on the Mik* Loss farm, two miles south of town, was being prepared, early in the week for tha county corn-picking contest which opens tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock. There, went 16 entries up to yesterday af~ ternoon and two sections in. the contest will have to bft run. The farm can be reached by two roads. Perhaps thflt most popular road will be Entries in the contest .will fee received as late as tomorrow morning at the field. Contestants entered up to yesterday weret May Oerber and Ernest $cha)ler, West Bend; Herman Bode, Corwith; Leo Bailey, Erwin Oerber, John Schinunel, and Dick Helmers, Algona; Ernest and Henry Heidecker, Lakota; J. G. and Morris Graham, John* Beenken, and Fred Gray, Titonka; Drift Peterson, Burt; Ralph fluriburtj, Lone Bock; and lEdw. Johnson, iSwen City. Helmers is -report* ed to have withdrawn ycsterray because of a sprained wrist. W. R. C, (Continued on page 8.) NA2ARENE CHURCH OBSERVES JUBILEE The silver jubilee of Nazarene church will be observed by the local congregation for the next five Sundays. (Pastor A. W. Irwin announces a R'ally day with special services for Sunday to open the celebration. The Nazarene church is a merger of the (Pentecostal church in the East, the Holiness Church of Christ in the South, and the ~, ; Nazarene church in the West, this union having been' consummated in Texas 25 years ago. . . :• The church was founded by Dr. Phineas F. Bresee, former lowan, at Los Angeles, in 1895. (Doctor Bresee entered the Methodist ministry when he was 17," He developed a reputation as a revivalist and an evangelist, and he served at pastorates at Council Bluffs, Red Oak, Clarinda, Chariton, and Creston. He served at Des Moines in the Civil war and died in 1915, The. Los Angeles church was founded when Doctor 'Bresee was not permitted to open a Methodist church in the 'Los Angeles poor district. He therefore founded his own church and later united it with the other two groups. : through Algona, past the swimming pool and up tha hill at the left of the Ambrose A. Call-state park, thence a half mile down the road south. The other road comes from. Now '\ .169, turning ^at the old Thorpe farn. .^ and running past the Brown dairy farm. Cars Park in Pasture. '"• Because the yard at the Loss farm is small, cars will be parked in a pasture on the south side of the Toad. The pasture is level and cars can be driven into it wihtout danger t6 springs from bumps. It consists of 30 acres, flanked on the west by a grove. In it there is a large wire corn crib, one of the largest in the county, in which Mr. 'Loss stores corn to await a fa- ,' vorable market. ; The huskers will work east and west through the field, which lies at the east of the pasture. Bach husker will work an hour and 20 Huskers. (Continued on page 8.) 300 Teachers Hear Steiner in Speech at Institute Here MELVIN FERGUSON, 60 YEARS INJL60NA, DIES Melvin Ward Ferguson, 69, one of Algona's re"al oldtimers, died Friday at his home here of cardiac asthma, with which he had suffered many years. Funeral services were conducted Monday afternoon at the Presbyterian church, of winch he was « member, by the Rev. S, H. Aten. pastor of the Burt Presbyterian church, and burial was made ia Riverview. Mr. Ferguson was born in Fulton county, New York, • January 23. 1864, the son of Mr. and Mrs, Peter T. 'Ferguson, His parents brought him to Iowa when he was seven, and for the last 60 years he bad been a resident of Algona or ia this vicinity. For many years ha farmed in Plum Creek township In 1891 Mr. Ferguson was mar? ried to Anna Dreesman, who survives. There is one daughter, Mrs. Frank Sterling, and a granddaughter. A sister, Mrs. Frances Benschoter, and a brother also survive. One sister and two brothers aref dead. ' /* Three hundred Kossuth teachers 1 met Friday at the Algona high school building for the annual county institute. After registration the program opened with the singing of America the Beautiful and the Song of Iowa in the auditorium. The Rev. C. V. HuJse gave ,ttie invocation. At 9:30 Dr. Edward Steiner, of Grinnell, was introduced aiid spoke on America, Ttoe World's 'Lost Paradise. In this talk he went back before the time of Columbus and sajfc'<men then thought Paradise was east of India. Now <fte people of the rest of the world toave pome to look on America as paradise, but we in America (Following , not realize it. ort intermission at 10:15 the high school orchestra gave three 'musical numbers, and ait 11 o'clock Prot. J, H. Hart, director of the I. S. T, C. ettejwion division ad, prepidenjf of t&e state Tegeb- spoke on. t&$ phys- ography of Kossuth county. The afternoon program was opened at 1:15, with the singing qf America. P. T. A. delegates to'a district meeting in the same building the same day joined the teachers for part of the afternoon, program. Doctor Steiner spoke again, using as his subject A Joyful Note for a Tragic Era. Mrs. E. ID. Morrison, Fort Dodge, then spoke on the work of the parent-teachers association. The high school band .gave three numbers, followed toy selections by the high school glee clubs. The children of the second gr*4e also sang. The P. T. A. delegates then, adjourned to the music 790x0 on the second floor, and froJfessor H,art tojd the teachers prin»$Vf "--•• early history of Kosjiutfe Former iLw Vern« Woman U Killed t,u Verne, Oct. 34—Mr. and Mrs, Henry Blumer returned last week Wednesday from attendance at " funeral of Mrs. Arthur K;ra|t her baby, who were ki}le4 a"~i ago Sunday in sn automobile deht near Coleridge, Neb; Kraft is Mrs. Blumer's broth*^ he and his wife were known , many here, for they swere ffii&pyq not long ago t»y Mrs. Adam f " to Charles F. Edwards, was adjudged insane and jf-w*ft "«„_'* nearly 60 Lu Yf rne, «n, by the county insanity co; ers Monday, and SfterjfJ er took both pf then> t$ £Jj Tuesday, On

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