Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on November 16, 1933 · Page 1
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Weather f Atft in south. JToder. *te t«fip««rture$ occasional of IP** '« norfhj frequent sTri temperature. ALGONA, IOWA, NOVEMBER 16, 1933 -—^ " "-"'' '...'• aras. _____ •n.ujrv^A, IVWA, JNUVlLMiJliK 16, L933 10 Pages ANTA CLAUS TO REVISIT ALG Number 10 SEASON [ARS CLOSE; i, B, FOLLOWS CORWITH HOMES //ere' s £A a /j Ce / or Has 2 Games, idemy One on Schedule. •high school football team jfeated at Humboldt Satur|a score of 13-0. Bruns suffered a head •in the first play, and was |o a Humiboldt hospital. pf Humboldt's points were i the first half,. Algona held nboldters scoreless in the Fhalf. . • [high school will play Hampe this week Saturday after' 1 2 o'clock, and this will be .i home game this season. I week Friday the season will Bid up with a game at Eagle F Bruns will probably be out [game the rest of the season jadeniy to Emmetsburtr. •Academy will pla'y. its last \t Emmetsburg. next Sunday iinday was an open date, no laving been substituted for a famst Fonda.. Fonda failed JB a team this year. I Algona Independents wil It Spencer next Sunday. No •games have been schedule* I Independents, but an at |is being made to engage i come here on Thanksgiving Basket Ball Next jwing ' the football season will start on .basketball hool .students are already ng several" times a 'week ach Kenneth Mercer has no len able to coach them, be pf football practice.'' bmber of students in high rare practicing for a. three bketball 'class tournamen |ber 27-"29. On the 27th th will play the juniors, am bhomores the freshmen. On |ier 28 the Juniors will play ishmen, and the seniors an pbres will play. On Novem the seniors will play th Sen, and the sophomores th f games will be of 6-minut 's, with 12 men in each clas quad. Eligibility rules wil I same as in regular games IHer^s B. B. Schedule. [completed high school has i scheduled follows: 119—Lu Verne, here. I 22—'Emmetsburg there. 16—Open. 19—Clarion, here. 112—Humboldt, there. |16-<Webster; city, there. 119—-Hampton, here. > 23—.Britt, here. J26-HEagle Grove, here. 130—Swea City, here. 12—JEmmetsburg, here. 13—Livermore, here.. i 8-10—Conference tourna 113—Humboldt, here. [ 17—Mason City, there. [ 20—Swea City, there. [22-26—County tournament |h 1-3—Sectional tourna 18-lo—(District .tournament 15-17-istate, \ tournamem Palis, .-.. ;^; : •-'=;. • -. •. • will be nine local game t five away. 'The sectiona "it. w>ll not be hplji here but i there is a possibility He district tournamfent wil 'Algona, '..- •.-.. —'• »"'.'.-.•' -"•• ' ' THREATENED BY MORNING BLAZE Building Was to Be Sold Yesterday by Sheriff. Reducec Iher court' entry ' reduced [fresco's sentence to thre I. provided he pays costs o [An entry last week had pro pat he serve three months o I* sentence/and pay a dolla: •fresco was arrested when •Men from aewea City farm «,tound .in: his- possession " "" is.! shipped back ,< to former home, when, ., .t in, jjjiil, having. be charges at Fairmont ed he had traded alco "• tools, but pleaded guilt] •v £ °£p° ss essing stolen kf IE? e «tries were mad< Ke *- c. Dayidson, Emmets F*r*ii er n Off fe'» I 1 W—Tony Sejler r«on farmer, suffered two ln ""^ -— ' in one ear and a group of men had ed from hunting paeas seethe gun doivn a <*TO crib. While . he children, unnoticed trigger, Mr. Seller's torn ,by toe charge A deputy state fire marshal and nsurance representatives were at 7orwith Tuesday, investigating a lire which destroyed the Farmers jlevator there that morning. It is reported that arson was suspected. The arson theory is lent some credence by the fact that the elevator was scheduled to be sold at sheriff's sale yesterday at Britt inder foreclosure of a mortgage leld by the State bank of Britt. Farmers at Corwith who were stockholders, it is reported, have seen in disagreement on; whether to redeem the elevator or let it go at sale. Some observers believe that burglars, who have made numerous raids on elevators in northern Iowa in recent weeks, were responsible for the fire, which in that event occurred after cracking the safe. Blaze Discovered at 4 A. M. The blaze was discovered shortly before 4 a. m. Tuesday by Mrs Elizabeth Jergenson, who awoke to find the sky alight. The blaze hat by that time spread to the top o: the elevator; Mrs. Jorgenson called the fin department, and the town was sum' moned to prevent spread of the fire. T.here t was a strong wine which fanned the fire into a roar ing furnace which sent sparks anc burning brads from the upper par of the structure into the residenci district. The Britt fire department .wai called to help fight fires whicl broke out on roofs of homes. The most seriously damaged house were those of Mrs. Jergenson, >R. J Galloway, and B. A. Ross. Tlte Ro's and Sam Lightner barns were alsc damaged. The wind finally died somewhat and changed driection enough to send the sparks another, way. 4300 Bu. Grain Destroyed. There were '2500 bushels of corn and 1800 bushels of oats in the elevator. -The grain was still burning yesterday, and probably will burn for several days.' The debris was lsin ves tig a t e d in Elevator Fire /fiw ; r~ :i: im--—— =—— Girl to Be Mary Christmas and Ride in Santa's Parade Some fortunate Kossuth girl will be named Miss Mary Christmas, receive a, prize, and be honor guest in a float in a big Christmas parade here Thursday December 7. • In this weeks Advance appears an entry blank, and all that is necessary to secure the first 1,000 votes for a candidate is to enter her name. Additional votes will be obtained with coupons given at all Algona stores. Twenty-five votes will be given for 25 cents spent between now and Saturday night, December 2, when the contest will close. Entries must be girls between 16 and 21 from any part of the county. The girl receiving the most number of votes will be named Miss Mary Christmas, and the next four will be maids of honor and will ride with her in the Christmas parade. The standing of candidates will be published each week in the Algona newspapers, and any girl can enter between now and December 2. Of course girls entering early will have the start on later entries—unless later entrants spend enough more to catch up with and pass earlier entrants. The contest is sponsored by the Algona Community club as a part of a big welcoming parade for Santa Claus when he visits Algona that day. An additional story elsewhere in today's paper gives details of Santa's projected arrival. HOMER NORTON RECALLS OLD ALGONA TIMES Pays Tribute to His Mother as Church Supporter. By Homer 11. Morton. When the roll af the faithful members of the church is called, I hope the name of my Mother, Elizabeth Margaret Horton, will not be forgotten. She must have joined Fir«. ..... (Continued on page 7,) STOP SIGN DRIVE ON AGAIN: FINE 7 H. H.' Tellinghuisen, of Willow Lake, S. D., failed to stop Monday at the Nos., 18-169 intersection, and State Agent H. O. IBrown gaye him a* ticket to appear before Justice Danson, who fined him a dollar and costs. . Mr. Tellinghuisen had no money with him, so he gave a post-dated check on a bank in South Dakota. He was traveling to Selby for a visit till sometime next week, O. Bert E. NJ9lson, 1 ::flRud4,;> and John Miller, Emmetsburg, were given tickets at the same'; crossing later in .the day, and both were also fined a dollar and a dollar costs in Danson's court. Tuesday morning four more drivers were, arrested, , and each was fined a dollar and a 'dollar costs in Justice White's court. They were. R. L. iFarrel, Des Moines; John Monarch, Whittemgre; W, J. Fuller, Spencer; and Louis E. Kizer, Austin, Minn. Mr. Kizer posted a $10 check pending payment of his $2. He was on his way to Gjlmore City to 'visit his father, and the check was written on a Giimore <3lty bank. Windshield Hit by Rock; 2 Hurt 'Lu Verne, Nov. ,14— While the Jesse Lindebaks were en route to attend Mr. Lindebak's father's funeral at Ellsworth last week Tuesday, they met a truck' four miles north of Humboldt one of whose tires threw a rock three inches in diameter through the windshield of the Lindebak car. It cut a gash in Duane Neal's gar and glanced to the back seat, where it bit Mrs. Neal on the nose and injured her so badly that it was necessary to have a physician take care of the wound.' Mrs. Lindebak also suffered^ cut_onjhectieek. De» Moinet Hunter is Wounded in Leg A Mr. O'Pea, of Des Moines, was among pheasant 'hunters 'in this territory reported hurt last weekend^ He was ehot in tbe leg acci- dentajly by g, companion. The shot bit fcim i» the calf of the right leg, but the hone was not injured. He was takes tp *&.$ t^utb hospital, IDj% DP. V. Janse d*es$e4 th* , , 4 . day bjefore returning to Reg • TWO ARRESTED ON MOTNEirSJHARGES Arthur Zuetlau was given 30 days in jail Monday, and his brother Ewoldt was bound to the grand jury iby Justice Danson, . following a hearing in which the boys' mother filed charges. The youths were arrested following, a 2 a. m. trip to Lu Verne by Sheriff Dahlhauser on call of the Lu Verne marshal, J. R. Fan-ell. • A family quarrel took place at the Zu'etlau farm, following an attempt by the mother to lock the ALGONA Markets HOGS •Best med. wt. 180 to 200 $3.60 Best med. wt. 200 to 260 $3.0( Heavy Butchers, 260 to 300 . .$3.60 Prime Hvy. Butchers 300-350 $3.40 Best Pack. Sows 300 to 350 . .$3.20 Packing .Sows, 350 to 400 .... .$2.90 Big Hvy. Sows, 400 to 500 ..$2.60 Pigs, 140 Ibs ; $3.30 Pigs 160 Ibs $3.40 CATTLE Canners and Cutters . .50c to $1.25 Fat Cows $1.'50 to $2.00 boys out because they had been I Veal Calves $3.00 to $4.0( drinking. One of them is supposed i Fat 'Steels $3.00 to- $4.00 to have broken a screen door, and a charge of profanity against the younger son, Arthur, resulted in a 30-day jail sentence. It was brought out at the trial that Arthur had threatened to commit suicide last week Tuesday, and the Jail sentence was imposed to give him time to think it over. The older boy, Ewoldt, was bound to the grand jury for investigation on- a- charge of malicious mischief and willful trespass. He was in the C. C f C. for a time, but had been at'home since September. Trouble at the Zuetlau 'home has •been chronic for some time. NEW STEELE STORE TO BE OPENEDTOMORROW The new Wm. C. Steele store will be opened in remodeled quarters across the street from the Iowa State bank tomorrow morning. The front has been rebuilt and makes one of the most attractive store fronts, in Algona. . .--... The new front-is of the new black vitrolite, 'trimmed with aluminum. The interior has walnut- finish cases, seven of which are enclosed, electrically lighted small display cabinets, and others larger for suit and overcoat hangers. Midway are two wide cases set across.the store to form a double- door effect, dividing the store into two large rooms. The back part is carpeted, and will be used for suit and overcoat customers, while the front part will be/devoted to furnishings. The store will be operated by Mr. Steele and his son William Jr. .-.'..• Armistice Halted Algonian at Front At the Kiwanis club meeting last Thursday members who had served in the world war were asked to tell where they were two days before the Armistice. The speakers included Dr. R. M. Wallace, A. E. Kresensky, H. M. Smith, and M. G. Norton. The latter was in 'France, marching to the front, his regiment to be the spearhead of a mass attack in case the armistice negotiations fell through.- The battle was scheduled to start a day or so after November 11. Mr. (Norton thus has special reason for observance of Armistice day as a happy occasion. Hunter Fined $10 for Hen Pheasant Melyin A, Flick, Dubuque, was arrested 'Friday and bro.ughf before Justice Danson on the charge of illegal possession of a pheasant ben shot tfcat v afternoon. The ' open season doesn't apply to ' female birds, and a fine of $10 and costs ia the minimum. Flick pleaded' guilty and paid the costs, $4.85, the court agreeing to wait 30 days for 'the ftO. FUck, who is $Q, wp Tyith. a p,arfry of four other- wen, $nd the hm, wa$ the only bird he got in the ^ *" = This letter was among many read at the recent Congregational jubilee. The writer, who lives at Glencoe, 111., is a broth, er of Geo. B. Horton, of Massachusetts, whose letter was printed last Week. 'Bancroft, Nov. 14—The large eight room house on the Jos. Elsbecker farm, four miles southeast of Bancroft, burned to the ground Sunday at noon, and nothing 'was saved. The Bancroft fire department was called, and no damage was done to other buildings. The house stood • on the southeast corner of the farm yard, and there was a strong northeast wind which carried sparks away from other buildings. 'Mr. and Mrs. Elsbecker and their four sons were at church, and no one was at home, so the origin of the fire is not known. 'Neighbors turned in the alarm. The loss is the church at a very early date and through all her years her devotion to it never flagged. .Of all the people I have known she had the most unswerving loyalty to all her high principles. My memory of her from my earliest recollections centers about her three great enthusiasms—her religion, her patriotism and her belief in education. And what she believed in she worked for untiringly. The lives of al] who came in contact with her were colored also by her great love oi nature and her joy in all that was beautiful and graceful, whether in .people, the out af doors, or in literature dr art. " - ' Was Scotch-Presbyterian. My mother was brought up in the strict Scotch Presbyterian faith, but I do not know that she ever belonged to any other church than the Algona Congregational. It was characteristic of her that she always held up the hand of the pastor, was never critical, always constructive. [She was of a liberal turn of mind and I notice that'many of her beliefs in church and society which Farm Home Burns As Family Attends Church At Bancroft POSTMASTER SHI PS AT BURL LEDYARO, TITONKA EXPIRE •Long awaited notice that applir cations would be received for the .postmasterships at Hurt, Ledyard, and Titonka was given out Friday by M. J. McCall, of the Algona postoffice, who is Ideal secretary of the U. S. civil service commission. Editor W. A. MacArthur, of the Monitor, is postmaster at Burt; Mrs. Jessaline Weinburger, at Ledyard; Mrs. A. M.. 'Peterson, at Titonka. The Bu?t and Titonka salaries are $1700 j the Ledyard salary, $.1300. .!' '.-••• •• ... The term of all three incumbents, who were appointed as republicans, are about to expire. Mrs. Peterson, whose record in office is excellent and who is popular at Titonka, is a candidate for reappoint- inent. ' It is rumored that Mr. MacArthur does not intend to be a candidate. Eligible democrats are fairly scarce at Burt, but two, one a man, the other a" woman, are being mentioned as potential candidates. istimated at $10,000, and only $2663.75 insurance was carried. Among things burned were 600 bushels of potatoes, 200 pounds of honey, 45 dozen eggs, 448 quarts of canned goods, 15 sacks of flour, a light plant, seven loads of wood, four guns, two of which were new, a case of shells, and i$56 in cash. Just before leaving for church Mr. Elsbecker returned to the house to get money for the Sunday offering at church, and so took his purse with him. He had $40 in it, and this was saved. Eleven dollars of the money that burned belonged to one of the younger sons, and $45 was egg and chicken money belonging to Mrs. Elsbecker. SUCKOW TJ'ERE IS A PIOTURfi.thTt Al*•*• gonians of 30-odd years ago will recognize—W. J. Suckow, former pastor of the Algona Congregational church, now Congregational pastor at Alden. ' Yearlings .., $3.25 to $4.25 Bulls $1.50 to $2.00 Stock Steers ....... .$2.00 to $3.00 GRAIN No. 2 yellow corn 33c No. 2 white corn 34c No. 3 white ots 27c ROLL GALL DRIVE STARTS TOMORROW The annual Red Cross roll call or membership drive is scheduled to take place tomorrow. The county quota is 1,000 members. 'Dr. M. G. (Bourne, Algona, is county chairman; Mrs. Lee O. Wolfe, Titonka, county secretary; Dr. H. M. Olson, Algona dentist, county membership chairman; J. F. Overmyer, Algona chairman. In the Algona wards, Mrs. L. E. Hovey is First ward chairman; Second ward, (Frank Geigel; Third ward, Mrs. T. L. 'Larson; (Fourth ward, Mrs. W. P. Hemphill. There are also two business dis^ : trict chairmen, Mrs. F- E. iSaun- ders for'the'south side, and Mrs. E. C. McMahon for the north side. The roll call membership fee is a dollar. One-half of all funds collected remains in the community where it is collected for local use. Last year the county Red Cross aided 325 families in Kossuth. Among goods distributed were 1320 suits underwear, 180 blankets, 45 quilts; and 7712 yards of cloth goods. The national organization distributed in Kossuth last year a list of goods too long to set out, the principal item being 3460 sacks of flour. Knickers, shoes, hose, shirts.under- wear, overalls, overcoats, sweaters, blankets, comforters, more than 400 pieces of clothing, bedding, and some 3,000 yards of piece goods were included. Rat Poison Eaten, by Babe; Recovers Lu Verne, Nov. 14—The Ted Trunnell '2-year-gld son Charles ate rat poison left in a bowl after the hired man had prepared some for rats one day last week. Mrs. Trunnell was cleaning her .cupboard and. bad-all the dishes on a table. She was called to the door, and on returning noticed that the child was eating the poison. A doctor was calleuY and ,the child is recovering. Community Club Meet Announced A general meeting of the Algona. Community club will be held next Monday niglit at the Legion hall at 7:30. Flans for Christmas, including- the visit of Santa Claw to Algona Thur s . day,' Pecemher 7, will be die- cuj&ed. There w>U be a business smiott, followed by cards and a late lunch. . were considered advanced at the 1 Algona is one of 12 places in time have since become the accep-| Iowa where examinations will be ted way of thinking. As long as she . hel d. In this county application lived she continued to grow in urn! forms ma x be obtained at the Burt, derstanding and sympathy and her j Ledyard, and Titonka postoffices. eager interest in life did not fail. I !lf preferred they may ibe obtained believe she deserved to be called |* r °m _the civil service commission, by that finest of titles, "A True Christian Woman." Heard First Suckow Sermon. _ Although I was only a boy at the time I remember the day when Mr. Suckow preached his first .sermon in Algona, before he was called to the pastorate. That sermon made a animation. Washington, D. C. They must be filled out and filed with the civil service commission at Washington before, the close of business on Tuesday, November 28. Applicants will be notified from Washington when and where to report for ex- mpre powerful impression in . my "riiind than' any '-I have 'ever heard. I recall that Mr. Suckow stated he Morton. (Continued on page 7.) 242 HUNTING PERMITS ISSUED INJHREE DAYS s The pheasant hunting last week stimulated sale of hunting and fishing licenses at the county recorder's, office. Last Thursday, Friday, and: Saturday a t^otal of 242 licenses were issued/ - * . ' • .The courthouse .was supposed to be closed Saturday for Armistice day, but the recorder was called to his office to issue a license, and a stream of other applicants kept him there till more than 40 had been issued. This was in the forenoon, and many more were issued in the afternoon. Up to Tuesday the whole number of licenses issued so far this year was 2814. Friday provided good hunting for most sportsmen. Local cafes and the hotels were full of hunters from counties outside of the open territory. "Saturday the birds were well scared, and hunters had to search to get their limits, many returning empty-handed. Mrs. Teichen Dies; To Be Buried Here Funeral services will be held here Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock for Mrs. William Teichen, who died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Augusta T. Davies, Watertown, Mass., Monday. The body will arrive Saturday, but it was unknown yesterday whether the services will be held at the Laird & McCulJough chapel or the Methodist church. Mr. Teichen, who died some years ago, was Janitor of the church for nearly 20 years. Mrs. Davies is the only child. * Swea Cityan's Toes Crushed by Truck Swea City, Nov. 14—Goodman Hundsness, who works with the county road crew, had a painful accident last week Wednesday morning, Alvin Swing was backing the county truck from a shed. Mr. Hundsness failed to get far enough away, and the truck ran over the toes of both leet, The toes were badly skinned And some of the bones broken, H.e will be unable to; work, for 8ey$ra) week,* Except :veteransr persons under 21 and past «6 are barred. Both men and women, are eligible. The' three persons passing the best examination for each postmastership will be certified to the postmaster- general, who will then do the political stuff. Appointments must be confirmed 'by the senate. Politics isnt supposed to count, but it always does. Child's Arm Drawn Into Wash Wringer , Qopd Hope, Nov. .15—(Patricia Anri' 5, daughter of Mr. and Emi-1 Mittig-., had one hand and arm drawn into: the wringer on the washing- machine Friday. Though the arm was gaged bones clear were en- .to the shoulder no broken, but the flesh was badly bruised and mangled. The fact that the wringer was of the soft roller type probably saved the child's life. Husicale is Planned. A musicale will be presented by the high school band and orchestra at the high school auditorium next Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock. Both band and orchestra are under the direction of D. Wayne /R, Collins. The musieale will be .open to the public without charge. There are between 90 and 100 students in the organizations. BIG DUST STORM . HITS NORTH IOWA North Iowa experienced one of the worst dust storms in its .history Sunday. The day began With a bright sun, but a strong'wind from the west arose at 10 o'clock, and dust was soon almost thick enough to blot out the sun.: (By 2 p. m. there was so much dust in the air th,at' automobiles had to be driven with lights on. Visibility was not much more than a block. Spectators at the iSanborn-Al- gona football game in the afternoon were covered with, dust so thick that pictures could be drawn on darker coats. Many a housewife was busy Monday, cleaning up the dust, as were business men also. More than an inch and a half deficiency in rainfall in October let dirt dry. Only ,32 inch of rain has fallen this month, and that was in snow. The temperature record follows: High .Low -Nov. 8 I..... 38 19 Nov. 9 34 14 Nov. 10 42 ' 20 •Nov. 11 45 32 Nov. 12 -. 57 25 Nov. 13 45 13 Nov. 14- 48 is The marked fall in temperatures Monday and Tuesday was attributed to a cold wave from Canada. Yesterday was bright, but still chilly. • Pickets Halt Ledyarder. Ledyard, Nov. 15—Saturday night when Paul Nitz was taking a truckload of cattle to Albert Lea he was stopped by pickets, who unloaded his cattle and drove them into a farmer's yard and, tol<} him he could get them if he would take them back. He returned for them Monday. TO RETURN TO SEE COUNTY'S BOYS & GIRLS Sends Word He Plans to Spend Day Here in December. In the icy wilderness which surrounds the North Pole, there lives a dear old saint of childhood whose- only mission in life is that*of making other folks happy. Down front this land of eternal snow has comer an announcement that this old man. the one and only Santa Claus, wilt ' be in Algona for a pre-Christmas visit Thursday, December 7. . Through special arrangement* with a local committee, the members o£ which are E. C. Handier. R. H. Miller, Hugh Post, and Uu.' Wayne Collins, Santa is coming; prepared to stage a gigantic,, spectacular Christmas .pageant parad* which promises to eclipse anything ever seen in Algona. In a radiogram to the Advane* containing the announcement that Santa'is to visit Algona, Santa sent, word that he knows everyone is encouraged over the improved business conditions this year and h* urges everyone to be loyal to thtt spirit of better times and our good. old U, S. A. Bringing Own log Cabin. Santa lives in a log cabin at th* north .pole, but it is a very modern, log cabin, so Santa is bringing it . with him in order that his host ot friends may visit him in his owni home and see Just what it is like. In Santa's cabin, the beloved friendt of Christmas-spirited folk has located his own up-to-the-minute radio broadcasting station Which Santa will use in.Algona to broadcast his own program of Christmas, carol music. The feature of Santa's (broad- " cast is his cathedral chimes. Playing Christmas carol music,, thestt$ ehfmeif Will ring "out"wife*"iantaSP broadcasting statidft sd SB te b* heard throughout AigOnft, lante has sent word also that he will bee glad to have any local people having-talent of any-kind Join in his broadcast. Singers especially are- urged by Santa to broadcast their talent over his station, but he welcomes talent of all kinds. Mr. Collins, a member of Santa's Algona committee, promises that this aspect of Santa's visit will be- highly successful as he is cooperating with the Algona committee t<* the fullest extent to make it such. He is in charge of his part of th& program and will have plenty of talent available at all hours of the day. Persons with talent desiring- to cooperate in Santa's broadcast should register with Mr. Collins or with R. H. Miller. Mary~Christmas in Pattidc. Riding in Santa's parade in addition to Santa who will appear poised in the chimney, of his log cabin as it moves through Algona's streets, will be Miss Mary Christ- ENTRY BLANK Good for 1,000 votes in the Miss Mary Christmas. Popularity Contest (Only one entry blank credited to each candidate.) Name Address Any girl or young woman between the ages of 5.6 and 21 will be eligible to enter the contest. Anyone who desires to enter a candidate has but to fill in her name on this blank and mail it to Miss Mary Christ? mas Contest, Algona, Iowa. A list of entries and standings will be published each week in the two Al* gpna newspapers. Additional votes may be obtained at any of the x Algona business firms with each purchase of 25 cents or over. Ballot boxes will also be found in each Algona store. Contest Closes Saturday Night, December 8. Santa ' (Continued on page 7.) Vanderlinden Dies; Algonian 40 Year* Avery Vanderlinden, well knowtt Algona character for a generation, died at his home Friday, and the- body was shipped to Sterling, 111.. where burial was to be made in a family lot. Mr. Vanderlinden was born in Holland November 18, 1854. but came 'to this country more than 50 years ago. He first settled at Huron, S. D., later lived at Bancroft, and had lived here nearly 40 years. He would have been 7ft this week-end. He was married twice, but left no children. He was a carpenter and owned a number ot houses here. It was he, as a local soothsayer, who predicted that the Lindbergh baby's body would l» found near the New Jersey home of the family. Show Window i» U. S. Prize Winner Chrischilles & Herbst's show window last month featuring Bloomfield and Mme. Renaud dresses wqn third place in a n%- tional show window contest, with, a check tor $25 as prize. The window was decorated by Mrs. Gladys South, of the store's ready-to-wear department.' First prize in the contest was won by the Cinderella Shop, Watsonville, Calif; second by Poole's Fashion Shop, Spencer., Fink's, of Mason City, was fourth, and other winners were in various parts of the country. Lutheran Circuit ; ii to Meet Here The Algona circuit of Missouri (Lutheran churches will meet nesit Sunday afternoon at- the Algpna Trinity Lutheran church to d the importance and nee4s Q|, Missions. The meeting will . at 2 p, m v The pastors an£ a gations from various o$ter gations are expected,- Tfes ' W. KsbeUtz, yeatS- wffi at | a.

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