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Weather M AgfLf fAtfc AND MODER. •tdf edld during much of »he Iireelu ALGONA, IOWA, NOVEMBER 9, 1933 10 Pages Number 9 ENTON YOUTH DIES IN MUD LAKE RYTP IF CHURCH IN 75-YR, SPAN ineers Are Guests [• r iday Evening at Cong'l Church. By Donald P. Uewel. loneer members of the Congre- Ual church were honored at Anniversary banquet at the Friday evening. Mrs. Wm. Ferguson, only resident hter of a charter member, re- as toastmistress. 3 . Ferguson's mother, Mrs. Eu|a iRist^Smith, was one of the Commits Suicide in the Penitentiary charter kit was members when the founded August 15, Others were Father Taylor, [daughter, Harriett B. Taylor- and Mr. and Mrs. George D. ,ler. The Wheelers lived near ngton. "Aunt J«n" Speaks. Irs. Jos. W. (Aunt Jen) Wads- fth spoke on the early mission' societies.- The, first, the home (sionary society, was " organized 868 with 17 members, she said. Chauncey Taylor was presi- ',; Mrs. James Paine, vice; Mrs. Varren, secretary; Mrs. W. H. am, corresponding secretary; Mrs. Eugenia Rist^Smith, .urer. casionally there were as few as two members present at a ting, Mrs. Wadsworth said. i were Mrs. Hist and Harriett The society's lunches cpn- _ of wild fruit or berries. ire was : no foreign missionary tety till in the Rev. Mr. Barns pastorate. In his time also fcroup of ten girls-founded the fi g's Daughters. Mrs. Reed Came in '65. Mrs. Stella (B. iF.) Hudson-Weed, > now makes her home with her ghter Ruth, Mrs. Hanson Stew, Yankton, S. D., is a daughter I Deacon Hudson, who with~ Dea— EUGENE LONG HANGS SELF IN HIS CELL Electric Cord is Used as Means to End His Life. 'Eugene Long, who had a long and checkered career in Kossuth, committed suicide at the penitentiary at Fort Madison last week Wednesday night. His body was found hanging in his cell at 8 o'clock by a guard. •The body was shipped home, and funeral services were conducted at the Laird & McCullough chapel Sunday afternoon by the Rev. A. (English. Burial was made in Riverview cemetery. Gene, as he was > familiarly known, was not a vicious character, but he had an uncontrollable failing for liquor which kept him in continual hot'water. He was last arrested in the spring of this year on a charge of driving while intoxicated, and it was on this charge that he was sent to iFort Madison. Past 55 at Death. Gene was past 55. He was born in Algona May 20, 1878, and lived most of his life with his -father, (Dan Long, just south of town on No. 169. The elder Mr. Long was once a lawyer and a gifted orator, but, Young North Kossuth Mother Is Killed in Fall Out of Auto Swea City, November 7 -»- Mrs. Anthony Kollasch was fatally injured Saturday evening, when the door of a car in which she was riding came open and let her fall to the ground while the car was in rapid motion. Mrs. Kollasch suffered internal injuries, and died from a hemorrhage of the lungs. Her skull was fractured, and she never regained consciousness till she died several hours after the accident. Mr. and Mrs. Kollasch had attended a dance at Armstrong, and were on their way home, and the accident happened on the paving west of Swea City. She was picked up and taken to Swea City, but nothing could be done. Mrs. Kollasch was born Gene- vieve Barbara Deim, at 'Bancroft December 24, 1899, a daughter of John Deim. Her entire life was spent in the iSvvea City vicinity. When she 11 was 17 she was married to Mr. Kollasch, who survives, with four children: Arlene, 13, Morris, 10, Genevieve, 8, and Anthony Jr., 6. Mrs. Kollasch was also survived by her ifather and five brothers: Louis, Denver; Martin, Kentucky; and Frank, Gregory, and Arthur, at home. There is one sister, Mrs. Anne Berg, Swea City., 'Funeral services were held Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock at the Catholic church, Ledyard, with Father Sturm in charge, and burial was made in the Bancroft Catholic cemetery. HUNTERS WILL OPEN WAR AT 12 TOMORROW Season Will Be Open on Pheasants Two Afternoons. Guns will start the annual war on the pheasant tomorrow noon, the first open day of the 1933 seas- Golden Eagle Is Captured by Boy; Bird Is Wounded Zahlten was a life deacon of i church. Urs, Reed told of coming to Alna in 1865 in-a^. covered wagon. family 'stopped the first night at Father Taylor's, Mr. Hud- having met him'the year be- Mr. Hudson lived five miles Algona, and was (regular in (tending church, often ., walking i miles to and from services. .ther Taylor once said of Mr. bdson: "Deacon Hudson preaches Isermon ten miles long every day." Father Taylor himself, Reed said, preached a much ser sermon, when he once to Dubuque to attend a urch conference. . • ... Town Hall Was Church. • congregation, Mrs. Reed nued, originally met in the »'n hall, a cooperative /building which Father Taylor owned half > shares. It stood oh the corner occupied by the Boston store. ir the church bought the re- ping shares in the building, per Taylor having donated his »res, and after a time the build- was moved to the northwest of the block now occupied like his son, was also addicted to liquor. He is. now with..a relative at or near Kanawha. Always a picturesque character, he was a checker 'expert, and games he used to play here against Judge D. 'F. -dbyle in the latter's chambers at the courthouse here are remembered as epochal battles. Details Unknown Here. -•-Details of 'Gene's death are being kept under cover -by the authorities at Fort Madison, but it is understood that he used a wire to hang himself,-.probably an-electrical cord secreted on his- person while he was at work in the penitentiary. The body, however, bore no marks, when it was received here. Gene -had said that he would never leave the penitentiary alive. This was when Deputy Sheriff Casey Loss took him there. Though he had been in jail frequently, he felt disgrace of the reformatory eenly,. and he said over and over hat he ought not to have been ommitted. Sentenced Last June. Mr.' •Loss told Gene that lie would e out in only 'nine months if he ehaved himself, and that he tiould buck up and get a new I ant on the matter. At the time *ene apparently took the advice to eart, but Mr. Loss took care to arn the Fort Madison authorities lat he should be watched, telling CLIMBS FLAGPOLE, RESTRINGS ROPE F. S. (iBabe) Dutton, former em- ploye of the 'Bell Telephone company, climbed the (flag pole on the courthouse yesterday afternoon and strung a half-inch rope through the pulley at the top of the pole so the flag could be -flown again. The new rope is 310 feet in length, and not only reaches the distance from the ground to the top of the pole, 108 feet above ground, but gives Janitor George Palmer plenty of slack with which to tie it to a tree nearby. Mr. Dutton said he could see Whittemore from the top of the pole, and Sexton looked almost under him." 'He was nearly ten ifeet albove the top of the_ standpipe. The pole weaved a "bit in the strong wind, and it was plenty cold up there he said. He nearly lost his hat part way up, but Jammed it back on before it got away. He said the ..pole was still in good condition, though more than 35 years old. It is as long as an ordinary telephone pole, or more than 35 Dynamite at Lakota Tosses BabefromBed '"• Dakota, Nov. 9—A serious accident happened at. the Willie Joos farm northeast of town, last Thursday. Jlocks had been hauled into the yard for a foundation under a granary. In blasting too much dynamite was used, and there was a terrible: explosion. Seventeen window panes were broken, a baby was thrown out of bed, and Mrs. Joos, who had one ear drum ruptured, had to be taken to a hospital in Algona, where it was found necessary to operate on the ear. At last reports Mrs. Joos was somewhat improved. Church. (Continued on page 10.) GASHED ON HEAD AS AUTO HITS BUMP [irvington, Nov. 9—Paul Watson pered a gash on his head Satur- J riding in the Scheppman car, an accident at a bridge a half He east of the McEnroe corner on ?t McGregor when his head |mck the dome light. His head cut in three places, and Sun- morning he was taken to the isuth hospital, where several *hes were taken to close the The bridge is in a similar i to the bridge Just west of igton, which has recently been Paired. The floor of the bridge 'i the road, which is lower, is nnected with slanting planks cause a hump. Paul was If ,° ne °t several passengers, but " we only one who was injured boys say the car was traveling Moderate speed. One of the boys was driving. ALGONA Markets HOGS M ed. wt. J80 to 200 *3.-60 M «a wt. 200 to 260 *3.9i Butchers ;260 to 300.. $3.7' Hvy. Butchers 300-350 $3.0 Pack, Sows 800 to 350 ..$3.4 CK 'ng Sows 350 to 400 ?2.7 H vy sows 400 to 600 $2.5 140 Ibs. f3.tt» 160 Ibs. |3.4i „ ana. Cutters—50c to $1-0' •Cows J1.50 to 2.5 '^alveu ; $4.00 toS.O ,'. ..".'12.50 to 4.0 .... 11.50 to 2.0 ....|2.50 to 8-5 Steers whi on. Friday and Saturday both this week and next week are open to hunters in all counties in which hunting is permitted. Two extra days, November 25 and November 28, are permitted in, counties or parts of counties north of No. 18 and west of the Cerro Gordo and Worth county lines. Hunters are warned by the state that they cannot shoot for someone else, whether the other party is along: or not. Each hunter must kill his own birds, and when his limit is reached he must stop. Burden on Hunters. Another new regulation prevents use of "carriers," that is, extra per- A golden eagle, a bird not often found in this part of Iowa, was captured recently by Lowell Samp, son of Mrs. 'Andrew Godfredson, in some yines .near the Godfredson farmhouse just south of the Kossuth hospital. One of .Us wings was injured, and it could not fly. It is believed that the wound probably came from' a gun shot. Lowell hit the bird over the head with « club, stunning it, and then carried it to the farm yard and placed it in a cage, where it is being kept. It didn't (regain its senses till shortly after being plac- hem of the threats of suicide. Gene was sentenced June 21 by udge Geo. A. Heald, of Spencer, fter pleading guilty to the charge f driving while intoxicated, on vhich he had been bound to the rand Jury by Mayor C. F. Specht une 2. With good behavior he was ue to be released at Christmas ime or early next year, Hoodlums Dirty . Swea City School Deputy Sheriff Casey Loss spent ast Thursday in the Swea City neighborhood. An Eagle township schoolhouse in Sec. 29 had been en- ered Halloween night, and ink and looks scattered about. Ink was brown all over the building, on walls, desks, and books. Books were also taken from desks of pu- ills and from a bookcase and hrown about. Entrance was made vhrough a window. Mr. Loss secured a confession .from one of the culprits, tout at last accounts no charges had been filed. ! Pattersons to I)es Moines. Hurt, Nov. 7— (Sen. and Mrs. G. W. Patterson and son Kenneth ,, left Saturday for Des Moines, where Vlr, Patterson is attending to his legislative duties, Their daughter Virginia is staying with her grandmother, Mrs. Elizabeth Patterson. The N. M. Godfredsons are at the Patterson farm during their absence. Falls Into the Cellar. Irvington, Nov. 7— A. McLean was shaken up and bruised Sunday when he fell through a trap door m the porch into the cellar. The door had been left open, and when Mr. McLean went into the porch after darlf he fell through the opening Hunting licenses Number *M8» 'Forty-one hunting and fishing licenses have been issued during the last week to hunters who are get- •feet. -Dutton received $15 from the county for the job. Asked whether he would paint the pole, he said it was a little too cold for that now. County Engineer ,H. M. Smith spliced the ends of the rope together yesterday to make it endless. CRESCO GETS 60 DAYS MORE IN COUNTY JAIL Sentence of Henry Cresco, pronounced September 23 by Judge James De Land, was filed Friday. It provides that Cresco. shall serve three months 'of a, year's sentence on a charge of /receiving stolen goods, to which he pleaded guilty. •Nine months of the year's sentence was suspended during good behavior. A fine of -one dollar aiid costs was also levied. Cresco will receive credit for 30 days he has already served in Jail while awaiting sentence, so his actual time will be only 60 days, which will allow him to be" out by Thanksgiving. Cresco was arrested when tools stolen from a Swea City farmer were found in his possession at Fairmont. His family was shipped back to a former'home in. Wisconsin when he was Jailed. He claimed that the tools were traded for al- ohol,' and that he 'did not know hey had been stolen. Algonian's Nephew Dies in Minnesota Mr. and Mrs. William Hawcott, he latter's sisters, Bessie Hop- tins, Algona, and Mrs. J. H. Baiey, Spencer, the latter's daughters Arlene and Jean, W. J. Galbraith, and Mr. and Mrs. Bert Galbraith, attended the funeral of Harold Anderson, Wells, Minn., Sunday. Mr. Anderson, who was only 35, had >een sick for several years. He isi iurvived by Mrs. Anderson and .hree children. Mr, Anderson's parents, Mr and Mrs J C Anderson, once lived here, and the deceased was a nephew of Mrs. C. W. Hop- dns. ARMISTICE DAY TO BE OBSERVED - Armistice day .next'Saturday .will be observed here by both the V. F. W. and the Legion post. Stores are to be closed between 11 a. m. and ed in the cage. The bird is dark in color, with white spots, and has a wing spread of more than six foot The head is almost six inches in length. It was identified as a Golden 'Eagle by Paul Wile, custodian of the Am brose A. Call state park. carry birds Each hunter 12 noon. At 11 a. m. the fire whistle will blow, and the Legion post asks that everyone face east one minute in memory of the soldier dead. •During the hour the V. F. W. will sons taken along to killed by the hunter, must carry his_ own game. The burden is upon the hunter to look at his bird before he shoots and be certain that it is a cock pheasant. Hens will draw the full ipenalty of the law, and a hunter who kills a hen, but does not keep it, wil\ be as guilty as if he kept it. The deadline is exactly 5 p. m. on all six open dates. Sunset time has nothing to do with this year's open season. Hunting is allowed only after 12 o'clock noon on all six days. List of Counties Open. Counties open for all six days are Lyon, Osceola, Dickinson, Emmet, Winnebago, and north on highway No. 18 in Sioux, O'Brien, Clay, Palo Alto, Kossuth, and Hancock. 'Counties open four days, two this week and two next week, Friday and Saturday only, are Worth, ALGONA GIRL MEETS MRS. ROOSEVELT ANO GETSJJNTERVIEW Union Twp., Nov. -7 — .Lois Sohenck, former Union girl who is now home and junior editor of the Prairie Farmer, farm paper published at Chicago, writes that she went to Washington, D. C., for a personal interview with Mrs iFranklin D. -Roosevelt at the White; House October 23. interview . Lois Following the attended Mrs. Roosevelt's press conference that day with 27 newspaper women. Later the same day ILois talked .with the White 'House .housekeep- INGHAM TELLS OF PIONEER IN lOWAOFBO'S Early Settlers Recall Start of Local Church. Mrs. W. Parsons, Des Moines, speaking at the Congregational diamond Jubilee exercises Sunday afternoon on the work of pioneer women in the early church, emphasized the numerical predominance of women in the church organization. Of the five charter members, three were women, she pointed out. •Mrs. Parsons recalled an occasion when her mother, who had left for prayer meeting, returned almost immediately, reporting that she had looked in at the town hall, which then served as the church, and had seen only Father Taylor there, so she didn't go in. .Speaking of the choir's development, Mrs. Parsons 'recalled Father Taylor's tuning fork, with which he was adept -at starting songs. Pioneer Women Cultured. Most of the pioneer women, she said, came from eastern ihomes where they had been accustomed to .the advantages of civilization. In the new community they wanted the best for their children, and because there were no others to provide them they had to serve in many capacities. Among other things they taught in the 'Sunday school. The early church was an ."insti- HEART ATTACK IN ICY WATER PROVS FATAL Kermit Kohlstedt, Victim in Hunting Tragedy. '• • ff . er, Mrs. Nesbitt, wiho gave her several of the recipes mentioned by Mrs. Roosevelt. En route 'to Washington Lois went via the Pennsylvania's new fast rail-air route which is rail from Chicago to Pittsburgh, followed by a two-hour air ride .from: Pittsburgh to Washington. parade a float of Flanders mounted on a Bartholomew Field Bros. pheasant total of far tms tig ready for the open season this week-end, u 257'2 had been issued so year up to yesterday. To Coast by ?lw*> (Ledyard, Nov. 7—«• K. Canary station agent, left last Wednesday by plane from SSSEtwr California, where • is seriously sick. bis truck. This float will exemplify soldier graves, and an ex-service man on the truck will Wow taps. In -addition, at 11 o'clock a bugler stationed at the postoffice corner will blow taps, and another will answer from a distance. .At 7 p. m. the Legion will' hold its annual stag banquet at the-Legion hall, and after dinner there will be talks and other entertainment. This will be open to all ex- service men, whether Legionnaires or not. Memorial poppies will be sold Saturday by Academy girls under the sponsorship of the V .F. W. The same organization is decorating windows at the L. J. Nelson hardware store, The Hulb, the W. A. 'Foster -furniture store, and the Madson & Hanson tailor shop. Whittemore Will Stage Corn Show -. ' Saturday, Nov. 18 Whittemore, Nov. 7—The Whittemore Community club is sponsoring a corn show at the new dance pavilion 'Saturday, November 18. More than -$100 in cash and merchandise prizes will be awarded for the best ears of seed corn. Prizes are also offered for freak ears, for the largest ear, the longest ear, and the one with the most kernels. A noon lunch will be served. Judges will foe .provided by the extension division at Ames. The contest is open to residents of Whittemore, Lotts Creek, Fern Valley, and iFairfield townships and all patrons of .the Whittemore telephone exchange. . . To Sell Bank Assets. Court sale of the remaining assets of the Farmers & Sayings bank, Corwith, will take place at the opera house, Corwith, at 2 p. m. next Tuesday. The bank has paid 55 per cent in dividends,, and a final dividend will be paid before the receivership is closed. J. M. Herbst is examiner in charge. Mitchell, Cerro Gordo, Floyd, Chickasaw, Plymouth, Cherokee, Buena Vista, Pocahontas, Humboldt, Wright, Franklin, .'Butler, Bremer, Black Hawk, Grundy, Woodbury, Monona, and Ida counties, and south of No. 18 in Sioux, O'Brien, Clay, Palo Alto, Kossuth, and Hancock. The bag limit is three cock pheasants. The possession limit is three 1 on the first day and six on succeeding open dates. Birds can be held only five days succeecjing the open ' season:'"Permission to keep them longer must be secured from the state game commission. Protected Areas Provided. 'Wo trespassing" signs have been posted on the state fish and game commission's game management area df 26 acres surrounding a sand pit north of Plum Creek. Hunting is not prohibited in the area, but hunters must secure written permission from a farmer to trespass on the property. A state form of permit has been furnished to farmers in all such areas, to be filled out with the hunter's name an,d license number, and the hunter must report to the armer the number of birds killed. The farmer has full discretion in ssuing permits and can refuse if oo many birds have been already tilled, or i-f the area is low-stocked. Husker Averages 127 Bu. Per Day A sprained wrist, prevented Orie Peterson, of the Hay McWhorter 'arm, near Burt, from entering the •ecent county corn-husking con- est, but his ability-was srifficient- y demonstrated Saturday, when he picked 152 bushels. He averaged '27 bushels a day for the week. Mr. 'eterson, who has been on the Whorter farm twp : years, is married NEW C. & H. FIXTURES MAKE MODERN STORE Installation of new (fixtures at the Chrischilles & Herbst store has been completed, and the store now presents a most attractive modern appearance. The fixtures are of birch, with walnut finish, and they consist of wall cases and accompanying counters. The counters are all equipped Halloween Joke Turned. Marshal Green was still looking up Halloween pranksters Monday. He commandeered a group of boys at high school Monday evening and had them replace an 8x13 shed at Bert Muckey's which had moved off the foundations twisted out of shape. arid he and his children. Snowfall Cancels Game. A football game between the Algona Independents and an Austin, Minn., packers team was called off Sunday because of a snowstorm which covered the field with a light blanket of snow. The Austin manager telephoned abandonment wf the game. O'Keefe Buys Gas Lakota, Nov. 9— Oran OlCeefe has bought the Hanna oil station, a half mile north o(f town, on No. 9, and Mrs. O'Keefe. assisted by Mr- Miller, manages it daytimes, Oran at night. Oran i? a (former Algwa barber. been and Huiuboldt Gridders Suspended. Algona is not the only town where football players have ibeen disciplined this fall for breaking training rules. At Humboldt last Thursday seven regulars were suspended for smoking on the way home from a game at Clarion. - + — -, — Work on Bridge Begun. St. Joe, Nov. 9— A county crew began work Friday on. a new flood bridge on the West Bend roa4 lettered "Y," which leads west from No. 169 from the McNelll oil staion north ot here. Car Blai* Out. The ». J. Hodges' car caught fire at Fort Dodge 'early Friday morning, b'Ut the blaze was put out with, little damage. Jt resulted from ae fective wirijbg. . wife have three •4- with electric lights. There are also 14 lighted' compartments in the wall cases. y The set-upjncludes a new .fitting room at the rear -of the store. Midway on the west wall is a telephone booth, and at the front end of the store are two enclosed booths for storage and parcels. Installation of the new equipment completes renovation of the store. 'Last spring full-length new carpeting was laid on the second oor. The old frame fixtures were sold o E. M. Sparks, north of Algona armer, who is using them to build ee hives. The old show cases have >een stored till they can be sold. Child Dies From Fall on a Stick Lu Verne, Nov. 9—Word was re- .eived Sunday that Ethel .June 2%-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hot, Fredericksburg, had lied that morning. Last week Monlay she fell on a stick which pene- rated her cheek and the roof oi ler mouth. The accident occurred •shortly before the father was leav- ng for Lu Verne for trie funeral if a neighbor's child. Funeral ser•ices will be held this week Tues- lay afternoon at Arthur Hof's. * , Former Pastor Lecturing. The 'Rev. F. J. Clark, former Congregational pastor here, will speak at the Fort Dodge Congregational church next Sunday evening. This . be the first of four addresses he will give there. . tutional church," Mrs. Parsons said, inasmuch as the whole social life of- the community revolved about it. Closing she said: "I should like-to salute the men and; women of this community who stood behind this church because they knew it was an agency to better the community. And I wish to salute with extra fervor and great warmth of heart the mothers who with such taith and courage worked so tirelessly for the home and the church. Harvey Ingham Speaks. •Harvey Ingham reviewed briefly the career of Father Taylor from the time when at 51, after a lifetime spent among the conveniences of a New .England community, he left all that was dear behind him and' came to this new community to preach with tireless energy. Mr. Ingham related how Father Taylor attended, a Congregational conference at Dubuque.:. He start- Jed to walk, and because Hancock Ingham. (-Continued on 'page 4.) HEIDECXER SIXTH IN STATE PICKING TILT Blast Costs Eyesight, While Claude lHaynes was blast ng rock north of Sexton last week Wednesday a fragment of stone hit liru in the left eye and cut it badly. He was rushed to the General hospital here, and an effort is being nade to save the eyeball. The sight s lost, but the other eye is not affected. Markets Show Gains. Yesterday's local markets were up lOc to 40c on hogs, 6c on corn 2c on oats, and the cattle marke was fairly even, with a few ups compared to last week Wednes day's markets. Most prices are now about the same as two weeks ag< yesterday. Neighbors Husk Com. Lu Verne, Nov. 9 — Tbirtyfiv neighbors met at Andrew Nelson' last Thursday and husked 40 acre of core. The womea brought cov ered dishes at noon. Mr. Neilson who is at a hospital at Iowa City i; improving. Picture on page 9. Ernest Heidecker, who placed fourth in the county corn-picking contest, and was first in a district contest at Garner, was sixth in the state corn-husking contest at a farm, near Auduhon. 'Saturday, He had a load of 2209 pounds, after all deductions hjijd^ been made. . The .contegt'Was-woij;by Clarence Bockes, Conrad, with 2?63.'5 pounds, and second place went to Waltev johansen, Audu'bon, former cham- Kermit Kohlstedt, .21, Fenton,. died of exposure and heart shock last Thursday, after clinging to ait overturned boat in Mud lake, Em>> met county, more than two hours. Two companions, Reinhold LaabK and Fred Mortenson, both farmer* near Fenton, succeeded in hanging 1 to the boat till help arrived, but; both were seriously sick over th* week-end with pneumonia and oth»- er after-effects of their exposure.! The three men had gone duck hunting in a boat which started tfl> leak. They threw out their guntt and a dog to lessen the load, but finally had to drop into the chill water themselves and cling to th* craft. The dog swam ashore. Cries for Help Heard. Cries for help were heard oft. shore, but at first no one there: paid any attention to them, thihfcr- ing they were calling to another boat party. A woman in a nearby ifarmhouse was first to notice their plight, and she immediately sum* ironed assistance. i Mr. Kohlstedt sank belfore rescue ers could arrive. Laabs and Mori- tenson kept his head above water for a long time to their limit of endurance. The three men had reached the- • Christian Anderson farm adjoining- the lake at 9 a. m., and had crossed the lake in their boat to get to the Hunting grounds. They had no trouble on the way over, but by thtt time they were returning the wind had whipped up waves too big for their frail hunting boat to weather with the load of three men, ,, ( •{ Waves Fill the Boat. ~""'^ •Waves kept coming over the side of the boat and gradually filled ft despite desperate efforts to keep it bailed out. It began to sink and they were forced to get out. Mortenson and Laabs then aided Kohlstedt, who was in poor health. The cries of the shipwrecked men were so distorted by the wind that for a time they were thought to be the bawling of calves on shore. When it was seen that the men. were in need of help, Mr. Ander-' son, Fred Wolden, William Fisher, and Norman Olson went to their rescue and arrived in time to save Mortenson and Laabs. By this time the cries had been reduced to hoarsci wails, and but for the timely arrival of the rescuing party Mortenson and Laabs might also have been drowned. Water Seven Feet Deep. The rescued men were taken to> the Anderson home, where Mr. Mortenson at once began to recover. Laabs, however, had suffered severe shock and symptoms of pneumonia were already apparent. He was put to bed and was still a. patient at the Anderson home late last week. The men were in the. water an hour and a half. The water was more than seven Kohlstedt. (Continued on page 10.) pion, with Kanawha, third with 2243.2. Orville Wicks, 1932 champion, took 2238.6; Stuart, 1929 and Clyde 1930 Tague, winner, fourth, with 2237; and Lee 'Stodgell, Morning 'Sun, fifth, 2210.4. Heidecker's record was excellent. He was defeated only by the .best of the pickers in a field of 25 and lost to the winner by only 54 pounds, or less than a bushel. Oscar Johnson, Buffalo Center, placed 10th, with 3141.9 pounds. » Football Game Tomorrow. A football game between the Algona and Humboldt high schools originally, dated for this week Saturday afternoon/has been advanced and will be played tomorrow afternoon at 3:'15 at Humboldt. Five Safes at Buffalo Center Cracked; Wesley Cash Stolen iFive safes were cracked at Buffalo Center Friday night. The burglars drew blanks on three of them, and the other two yielded a total of only |60. (From the creamery safe |35 was taken, and from the Fredericks Bros, store safe, |15. The safes at the Farmers elevator, the Sleper Service station, and the Selby Produce Co. contained no money. The Selby safe was blown to bits by the heavy charge used by burglars . Experts in handling explosives are believed to have been the burglars/for the work was thoroughly done. The culprits got away without being detected 'Friday wight the Farmers' elevator at Wesley was entered, the safe broken'into, and |1@5 taken, of which was cashj the remainder n checks. Entrance to the office was gained through a door, which was broken down. The safe was ruined beyond repair. The Wbittemore creamery was entered Tuesday night and the safe tampered with in an effort to break into it. The burglars broke off the knobs trying to open it but were, unsuccessful. Entrance to the building was gained through a south window into a toilet, from here into the main room. Nothing but the safe was disturbed. knobs were so badly jammed creamery employes were noj able to get into the safe yesterday. Deputy Sheriff Loss was called to &* restigpte, but could find so fin«er prints. LUTHERANS TO HOLD DISTRICTJEET HERE Thirteen congregations of the Algona circuit of the Missouri Lutherans will join in a celebration of the 450th anniversary of the birth of Martin Luther in the auditorium of the Algona high school next Sunday afternoon. The Rev. J, F. iSchulz, of Clinton, will deliver a jubilee sermon, and St. Paul's orchestra, Fort Dodge, will provide music. 'All services will be in English. The services will be open to the public of all denominations. The committee in charge includes the Revs. iRichmann, of iBurt, Stahmer, of Fairville, and Braner.^of Algona. -'•••' • . . Cooper Farm Sale Dated for Nov. 16 Having been unable to rent a> farm for next season, C. C. Cooper will sell at auction three horses, 3& cattle, including 11 Shorthorn dairy cows, 28 Chester White spring pigs, and all his farm machinery at public auction next week Thursday at the Roy Qsborn farm 6% mile» north of Lone Rock. Col. 0. O, •Riddle will be auctioneer; N. L» Cotton, clerk, Howe Talent Announced, Whittemore, Nov. 7—Miss Property on Parade, a home talent com* edy, will be presented at "Present*? tion academy next Sunday evening. There will be 60 persons in the) cast, and a feature will be eight dancing girls in costume. The pro* duction is sponsored by the Rosary society. The Rev, P. J. Braner preached i, jubilee sermon, before bis, former- -

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