Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on December 14, 1933 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 14, 1933
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'4f »0?f ttOKDAf, again et we*k j colder first colder 33 ———- — AJAL CAR CRASH IN NORTH E ITA CLAUS BRINGS GREAT CROWD Aged Woman at Lakota Dies of Burns of People One Largest Ever Seen Here. which rivaled the tre- « outpouring of people at e of Algona's Diamond Ju! 1929 lammed Algona's again last Thursday, when Claus, Miss Mary Christmas, janta's toymakere, Eskimo Hid ponies were here. Esti- U tfce size of the crowd place as high as 10,000. Jam was during the j*»£en four blocks were lin- |5f»ks of people from the lildings into the street essary to station three j the block to keep the far enough to let the Christmas Revealed. ately after",the parade the ' to the courthouse S w&ere Santa was welcomed W Specht and replied with M to the crowd, particu- children. Miss Mary ,_iii«i and her four attendants [jtten, introduced, following ginta's log cabin was thrown otthe children. jr, was immediately jam- milling humanity of al ng to get through, and _ r a's hand. Two member: tils crew, plus two members ntmmity club, fought bacl ...__. .Little ones were raisec i air to get them out of thi i ind were handed' into th' i j ' Santa's Cabin Jammed. i all that the four person t.cabin could do to pilot th i through the crowd and the i. People were packed like sar i/UOdeep, with others on th i waiting till 'tlhe first rush No one "except person iiately in front could mov /inches, and even Santa' (itself was imperiled by th i of the onslaught. '" B. first hour and a half 2,00 passed through the cabin •st batch of 1,000 speciall sacks of candy for th was,gone inside an hour another hour a thousan been handed out. Mor ^provided till the demand wa 'til Theater Crowded. « Call theater there was tion of the press for the f re For the first show at noo loren were packed two in t, and all who came were accom ited. ), and again at 5:30, th nee was repeated. N. .manager, who donated th ^was assisted by G. W. Qtill- A. Danson, and others in Santa. (Continued on page 12.> MRS, NITZ, 76, IS VICTIM IN FATAL BLAZE Stove Polish Takes Fire and Sets Her Dress Afire. The Algona high school will open the basketball season next Tuesday evening with a game on the local Hoor against Lu Verne, Lu Verne has already played four :ames, and probably has the edge on Algona in practice. However, Algona's squad has a number of last year's letter men back, including Mrs. 'Bertha 'Nitz, 76-year-old La- tota woman, was fatally burned yesterday morning at 9 o'clock, dy- ng yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock rom the effect of burns and shock. Mrs. Nitz was slightly crippled with rheumatism, but she wrapped herself in a blanket in a vain at- empt to put out a fire which ;aught in her clothing. The victim had 'been blacking her stove, and some of the fluid, spilled on her dress, caught fire from the stove. The blanket having failed ;o smother bhe fire, she managed to jet outside, where neighbors found her, but not till all. her clothes had been burned off. Mrs. Nitz was still conscious when found, and remained conscious till shortly after noon, when she lapsed into coma till death. A daughter, Louise, lived with Vlrs. Nitz, but had gone to work al )he C. R. Smith store. There were ilsp several boarders and roomers jut' none were at home at the time, and Mrs. Nitz was the only one in the house. There are three sons, Frank anc Max, Ledyard, and Louis, farmer north of Lakota. The latter, who had gone to Minneapolis Tuesday was telephoned and started for aome immediately, but arrived five minutes after his mother's death. Funeral services had not been arranged for late yesterday afternoon. BANK DEPOSITS TO CARRY GUARANTEE The Iowa State bank, of Algona being a federal -reserve member, will, as required by a new federal law, be a member of the new Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation after iDecember 31. iFor the first six months all deposits up to $2,500 will be automatically insured 100 per cent. Depositors have to do nothing to obtain the insurance. After July 1, 1934, H. S. and Lu Verne Basket Ball Teams Will Play Here Tonight at 7:30 iCoach Mercer and the high school squad will hold a basketball "clinic," in which the team will demonstrate types of play, the application of new rules, and exemplify other basketball tecnique. A scrimmage game will follow. Basketball fans are invited to attend without charge. Sellstrom, Cretzmeyer, and Dick Post, and other players promise to give a good account of themselves. 'Fans this year will see all nine lome games at season ticket rates of only ?1.25 for adults and 75c for students. The regular price of single admissions is l-5c and 25c. Adults will save a dollar for the season, and students will save 60c. Tickets will be on sale by students this week, or can be bought at the game next Tuesday nigiht. The schedule for the season follows: Tuesday, Dec. 19, Lu Verne, here. Friday, iDec. 22, at Emmetsburg. Tuesday, Jan. 9, Clarion, here. Friday, Jan. 12, at Humboldt. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at Webster City. Friday, Jan. 19, Hampton. Tuesday, Jan. 23, Britt. Friday, Jan. 26, Eagle Grove. Tuesday, Jan. 30, Swea City. Friday, Feb. 2, Emmetsburg. Saturday, Feb. 3, Livermore. Tuesday, Feb. 13, Humboldt. Tuesday, Feb. 20, at Swea City. Also on the schedule is a North/ Central Six round robin tournament. Tuesday, February 6, Hampton, Algona, Eagle Grove, Humboldt, Clarion, and Webster City will play at Hampton. The next day the same six teams will -play here, and Friday and Saturday of the same week they will play finals- at Webster City. A county tournament will be held here February 22-23-24-26. All home games begin at 7:30 p. m. PREPARE TO RUSH COR N& HOG SIGN UP Name Committee of 9 to Attend School oh the Plan. (Also see page 10.) A county temporary corn-hog committee named early in the week is to meet this afternoon with Willard Edwards, of Humboldt, state for the corn-fhog pro- COURT FINES TWO ON BOOZE COUNTS; ERDMAN INDICTED •Fred Schoby and Fred Brebhorst, both of Algona, pleaded guilty to liquor charges before Judge Geo. A. Heald in district court last Thursday, and were sentenced. Schoby, who pleaded to a charge of illegal possession brought against him August 18, was fined $300 plus a three months Jail sentence, the latter suspended. Bret- ihorst pleaded 'to a like charge, and 'was also fined $300 and given ..a three months suspended^ Jail sentence. According to the order, Brethorst is given 30 days to pay $200 of the fine, the remainder to be suspended if he pays. Bruce H. Peck, Wesley, pleaded not guilty to a charge of grand larceny, the case arising from alleged taking of corn by Peck as tenant from F. H. Jackson, his landlord. The petit Jury was dismissed by mail, as no jury cases were ready for trial at this term of court. Judge Heald ihas been hearing several cases triable before the Judge alone, and one case, North Iowa deposits up to $10,000 will be in-1 Grain Co. vs. Neuroth, is scheduled • " for next Monday. Erdman, Algona farmer. ARTIST MEETSJATCH HERE 4' check writer was foiled ,7 «venmg at the Sorensen Snore, when Leslie Sam«> be- suspicious of the name signed • aeck and called the Iowa K on wfoich the check, i for $10, was written. 'young man who present ed seemed unconcerned •mm,«, f ^ as ca . lled - evidently |™£ that since it was 5:40 p. l««* would be no one at the ' answer. But when toe *. Samp ask (R, H. Miller were was an account in e of Harold Rice, he knew wag up and ran from the . bought a bottle o", and offered the check, ™ J « which) wa* "John i ti? annm e the change as t* V e . al - "When be ran out SfoSV 41 -***• N™- »*«.ers are now in posses- nd are looking -. The handwriting endorsement by "Jackson" as on the face pi the 8 Hours Mr. and Mrs. uth ihos- morning was Thursday i W"y; vnr "HS' prayer service n "»• M. A. Sjoistrand at the Home. Mr. and ft previous child ww saioo^" ***• , L »?wn is a ffi^awn, and the couple- BE « &e Vet* apartments in I>. Clarke-H. C. o'clock this sured 100 per cent; in excess of $10,000 and up to $50,000, 75 per cent; above $50,000, 50 per cent. After January 1 the bank will pay no interest on new time depos- 1 its and on savings deposits will pay 2% per cent only up to $200. The •eason is that for some time the lank has been receiving more money than it can invest safely and )rofitably. The exception on small savings deposits is made_ mainly to encourage children to build up sav- ngs deposits. The insurance of deposits may be considered as an offset against discontinuance of interest on other time and savings ^deposits. Morrison Job to Bonnstetter; New Agent on the Job G. A. Bonnstetter, Corwith, who came last week to aid in the corn- hog program work, was named county agent by the Farm Bureau board Saturday night to succeed E. R. Morrison, wjiose resignation took effect Saturday. . Mr. Morrison has become district farm manager for the Bankers Life Mr. Bonnstetter is a son of J. J. Bonnstetter, Corwith, nephew of Martin Bonnstetter, of Algona, and cousin of Representative A. H- Bonnstetter. He has been m farm work all this life, and was till recently associated with the American Beet Sugar Co., and the Union Central Life Co., managing farms. Attorneys Attend MeetingJSaturday Algona attorneys who attended a bar convention at Emmetsburg A second indictment became public last Thursday when a criminal charge of illegally manufacturing liquor was filed against their TM Herman He -was indicted by 'the grand jury which met the last week in (November. According to records in the case, a search November 28 disclosed the following on Erdman's farm: Four 50-gal. barrels, empty but having a liquor mash scent; one SO-gal. barrel filled with rye and molasses mash; one five-gal, still; a quarter-inch copper condenser coil; one ten-gal, condenser; one five-gal, keg, empty but with, a strong whiskey odor; four cartons ; ;ach containing 24 empty pint bot- les. . The full barrel was found buried n a corn crib, and the empties vere found near the crib. The still vas found in a corn crib. Academy Football Letters Awarded A football banquet and party was held at St. Cecelia's Academy Tuesday evening, and football letters were awarded to Stanley Patterson, John Deim, Wesley Behlmer, Raymond Gennett, Darwin Baker, and William Seipman. Omar Kelly was elected captain. The Academy custom is not to elect a captain till he season is over, and the place is therefore honorary. The entire school and the alumni attended. Lunch of sandwiches, ice cream, and cake was served, and a dance was held afterwards. The awards were given' by the football coach, Arthur Nordstrom, and a talk was made by Father Davern. Students furnished music. 3 North End Towns in Declam Contest Lakota, DecT 12-^Verdean Baum and SS Smith went to 'Swea City, and Paul Ukena, Margaret S.chroe- der and George Clemans to Grant renter last week Wednesday even- Center, ias^ part f . nals m a school declamatory con- Ukena brought home . . • i P D»11^ Mail Packages Early, Plea of the P. O. Boys By Postmaster Backus. This year Christmas falls upon Monday. All work except dispatching mails is suspended at the postoffice on Christmas by order of the department Incoming mails will not be worked, and no deliveries made. To insure delivery of Cliristmas mails, mailing should be made early in the week, as no mail will be delivered later than Saturday. To accommodate patrons, this postoffice will remain open Saturday, December 28, till 6 p. m. for window delivery. Valuable third and fourth- class mail should be insured. The fees follow: Value not exceeding $5, 5 cents. Value not exceeding $25, 10 cents Value not exceeding 150, 15 cents Value not exceeding $100, 25c Value not exceeding $150, 30c Value not exceeding $200, 33c Money, jewelry, and other valuable articles should be mailed first-class and registered. Peri liable matter should be marked "perishable," properly packed, addressed and sent special delivery. Be sure your parcels are prop, erly wrapped and addressed. Christmas and New Year cards in unsealed enrelopeg without writing, Hi cents; plain cards, 1 cent. tion. Stores Open at .Night Next iWeek Algona stores will night next week to ju: test. firth places in classes. Billy their respective ___ Schools Exchange Plays- redvard Dec. 12-Three one-ac ilver with 11 in ver field man gram, _at the courthouse to plan a campaign to be conducted in this county as soon as contracts have been received. Mr. Edwards is in charge of Kossuth, Humboldt, and Webster counties for the state committee, and is calling county meetings to get preliminary matters out of the way to permit fast work when supplies arrive. Committee is Nnmed. The county committee is composed of H. J. Bode, Ed Youngwirth, 'Whittemore, George Butterfield, Swea City, Chris Brandt, Titonka, Donald Lyons, Elmore, Frank Chambers, Lu Verne, B. R. Schlei, Fenton, Frank Lewis, Lakota, and George Hawcott, Burt. (Following explanation to this group, which includes representatives from all .parts of the county, four district meetings will be held within the county. Nine men from each townsihip will be called in to these meetings, and a number of business men from the towns in the district will also be invited, .and a complete outline of the corn-hog plan, and the method of filling out contracts, will be given, together with questions and answers. Later township meetings will -be held for the attendance of all farmers. Work Sheets Planned. The Farm Bureau office will mail out "work sheets" in the hear future to every farmer in the county. These sheets will provide spaces Good Fellow Club Already Has $41 Cash Response to Jimmie Neville's proposal of a Good'Fellows club to raise Christmas funds for distribution by Antoinette Bonnstetter has been gratifying. Donations of only 25c are asked, but Jimmie himself has exceeded that figure by a wider margin than he will reveal, and others have followed suit in lesser degree. Up to Tuesday noon contributions totaled $41 and contributors were:' Jimmie Neville, L. A. Copp, H. Bacon, E. J. Neville, Mrs. & leason, W. W, Gains, Council Bluffs, Algona Upper DCS Moines, Melzar Haggard, Mary Stewart, Doctor Schaap, Marc Moore, W. C Dewel, Ike Finnell, D. A. Teeter, C. W. iSclultz, W. E. McDonald, C. E. (La Barre, H. I. Gilmore, JR. H. Miller, S. L. McMahon, X. J. iMurtagli, A. Hutchison, Sid J. Backus, Mrs. C. W. Pearson, William Fisher, H. W. Post, Mayor Specht, Judge Quarton, Harry Burton, Des. Moines. BOSTON CLOTHING STORE HERE SOLO TO LEUTJOLD GO, The fixtures and equipment of the Boston Store have been sold to the Leuthold Clothing Co.,'St. Paul, which operates a chain of 22 clothing and drygoods stores in Iowa and Minnesota. The deal was closed last week-end by D. A. Bagan, trustee, and representatives of the (Leuthold company. Possession will 'be given shortly after the first of the year, and in .the meantime the Boston Store is closing out its present stock of merchandise. Mr. Bagan, who has 'represented clothing concerns on the road, says the Leuthold com~.. V uu uj.iuui,k> »»AH pit/V4uc syptttco ' . j, ,, . , for compilation of all figures re-|? any ls on . e of the largest and best quired in filling out the corn-hog \ m j£* U , mted stats <5- . contract and will give instructions , The A 'S.ona store will deal ex- on how to figure reductions. clusively in men's clothing and These work sheets are to be tak- ? h ? ejs .' and the entire interior of the en to the' township meetings, where bl ", ld J ngf atf the . co ^ e r of I 5 oor ! an inspection and check-up can be and state streets will be remodeled $4800 WEEKLY FROM GWA FOR KOSSUTHWORK 301 Unemployed Here To Have Jobs Till February 15. Kossuth county is now receiving $4800 a, week from the Civil Works Administration for the pay of 301 men who are given work through unemployment relief. Approximately this amount will >be maintained tfhrough the remainder of this month, January, and up to February 16, when the CWA work must be completed. The men are at work on 19 different projects in the county, the largest of which, requires the services of 60 men on state primary highway repair work. Kossutfh projects follow: Bancroft—8 men, gravel streets, repair gutters and -sewers. * County—14 men, road and bridge work.- ' . Algona—9 men, 3250 feet sanitary sewer, 1300 feet storm sewer. Lu Verne—8 men,' street work, sewers, tiling. New Algona Water Main. Algona—5 men, new water main. Wesley—'6 men, repair streets and gravel. Lakota—10 men, storm' sewer and piping. Swea City—>9 men, gravel streets, grading, new. gutters. Burt— 6 men, gravel storm sewer, gutters. streets, SWEAGITYAN DIES AS GAR HITSJRUCK Drives Into Stalled Truck at Night on No. 9 Paving. Rudolph Simpson, 30, Swea City, was instantly killed Saturday evening between 6 and 7 o'clock, when, a car in which he was riding crashed into a truck on No. 9 seven miles. east of Swea City. Buell Johnson, 33, also Swea City, is still in criti- It is learned that M. R. Brown, Ralph Ebbing, and B. A. Meyers, all of Estlierrille, hare testified before a coroner's jury summoned by Dr. R. A. E vans, Algonm, coroner, that the flares were not lit. _TJie jury, .which consists of H. N. Kruse, F. C. Zender, and P. J. Kohlhaas has not yet returned a verdict. had if desired, and all questions 1 answered by trained men. Field Dimensions Wanted. Those who have taken advantage and redecorated for the new concern. Plans have not yet been completed, but a new shoe department is to be installed in the back part of the store, a side entrance of the warehousing and sealing of cut, and other changes' made. their corn to secure a 45c govern- Announcement of manager and ment loan agreed, in making the other details has not., yet been loan, to sign up on the corn-hog' reduction plan. The plan is explained in question and answer XIWANIANS TO NAME NEW OFFICERS TODAY The Kiwanis club will elect officers at its weekly luncheon at the Algona hotel today. •Nominations announced last week Wednesday are: Dr. M. J. Bourne, M. G. Norton, C. H. Taylor, for president; Jos. Greenberg, P. J. Kohlihaas, and Dr. H. M. Olson, for vice president; four members out of the following list for director: 0 F. Frane, R. J. -Harrington, T. H, Holmes, A. E. Kresensky, H. W. Miller, H. E. Rist, D. E. Dewel. The« ne_w officers will take office at the first meeting in January. The secretary is named by the board, and Mr. Norton is at present form elsewhere in today's Advance. •Farmers are asked to watch for a "franked" envelope, which will contain their work sheet, with instructions. In the meantime every farmer, especially all who expect to sign up, is asked to determine definitely the size of each field in acres. This must be known before obher work can be done. secretary. Last week's meeting was toeld Wednesday to avoid conflict with Santa Claus day Thursday. The Rev. J. Robt. Hoerner spoke on unemployment and relief for the poor, jiving figures on aid and methods t>y which the government is furnishing relief. Burt Wins a Cup in Fenton Declam Burt, Dec. 12-^The Burt Junior High won a cup in the declamatory contest at Fenton last week Wednesday night. Burt's contestants were Gordon Giddings, vrho won third place in the. oratorical class, Ruth Thompson, first in dramatic, and June Rash, first in the humorous class. In the Lone Sock contest, (held the same evening, Burt' was not so fortunate, each of the contestants winning third place. They were Harold Wieske, Mary Ann Smith, and Clarence Riddle. Lone Rock won the cup there. 18 ledyard CWA Workers. Ledyard, Dec. 12—The local C. W. A. funds have been received, and 13 men went to work Monday morning. They will clean tha old dump back of the station, and flood it for skating. They will also clean the dump south of town. Godfrey Will Sp«*k. Geo. W. Godfrey is tQ Floyd, county Parw Bureau Cb,|rle* Cj*y Saturday, *t SHERIFF ATTENDING STATE MEET AT D, M, Sheriff and Mrs. D^hlhauser left yesterday morning for Des Moines, where the sheriff is attending the Iowa 'State Sheriffs association's ninth annual school of instruction at the hotel Savery. The •school opened yesterday and continues today and tomorrow. The Dahlhaus- ers are expected home tomorrow evening. , County Attorney M. C. McMaihon, when seen early in the week, was planning to attend today and tomorrow. Mr. Dahlhauser was listed in the program to take part in a discussion on rural police following an address by a deputy superintendent of state police from Michigan. Frank Warner, former Algonian, secretary of the Iowa Bankers association, was to give an address on law enforcement from the banker's standpoint. * . - . Legion Group to Go to Fort Dodge M. J. Streit, Legion post commander, and John Momyer plan to attend a conference of, post commanders and adjutants of the Eighth district at Fort Dodge Bunday afternoon at 2 oclock. Leo J. •Duster, state commander,. Cedar iRapids, and James I. Dolliver, district commander, Fort Dodge, called bhe meeting. The program will be in the nature of a round table conference to discuss problems common to Legion posts of this district. Other members of the local •Legion are welcome to attend. Former Algonian Passes. Mrs. Jennie Leigih, Amboy, Minn., daughter of Mrs. Charles Magnusson, Algona,'died Tuesday at 9 Mankato hospital, following an appendicitis operation, and burial will be made here tomorrpw following funeral services at 2:80 ft the 'Presbyterian church. made. Besides the Leuthold stores the company operates the Sinclair chain, which 'has stores at Mason City, Le Mars, Cherokee, and other towns. Hans Johannsen, former Algonian, is manager of one of the stores, at Waverly. Mr. Bagan, who has been manager for the past year, will remain •for the next two months, winding up the store's affairs. Mr. Bagan spends each week-end at his home .t Estherville. * —. Banquet is Given Friday Night for the Football Boys The annual high school football >anquet took place in the high school gymnasium Friday evening, when'mothers of the boys in the squad served and the fathers were guests. Assisting the mothers were ,be mothers of band members and of members of the SOOS club. Principal John McDowell anc Coach Mercer gave short talks, anc a play in the auditorium directec t>y Mrs. D. D. Paxson followed, after Which there was a dance in'the gymnasium. Ice cream was furnished by the Algona 'Ice Cream & Candy factory, and milk, cream, and butter by the Algona creamery. Other needs were supplied by the Algona Greenhouse, the Algona bakeries and the local cafes. Titonka — 9 men, new storm sewer. County Repairs Ronds. iCounty — 46 men, repair roads, cut trees on highways, graveling, cleaning sand pits, etc. Lu Verne — i men, 3300 feet water main. County— #2 men, cleaning ditches, highway work. Whittemore — • 8 men, repair street, repair fire house, fix gutters. Ledyard — 13 men, repair streets, ew gutters. County — 23 men, road repair, etc. Algona — 41 men, repair streets, uildihg new street. County — fiO men to be furnished > state .highway commission for •ork on state project. The new Algona street will be •om the corner of Minnesota treet, where the highway turns ast to pass the fairgrounds, thence est down the hill to Join up with outh Dodge, Thorington, and rtoore streets near •Bhe swimming ool. Names of the Workers. Names of men put to work folow: Ed Jerpenson, John Briggs, Glen Walker, Lin Volt, Carl Ostwlnkle, Three Schools To Unite for Plays Lone Rock, Dec. 12 — The high school has joined- the Burt ant Fenton high schools to; presen three one-act plays in eadh town They were presented at Burt Fri day night and will be given a Lone Rock this week Tuesday nigh and at Fenton this week Thursday night. Burt gives Tfoe Dummy Fenton, Hans Von 'Smash; Lon Rock, "Rats." The cast for "Rats is: George-Whiffle, would-be in ventor, Verne Dacken; Myrtl "Whiffle, George's wife, Dorotb Bierstedt; Peter Spooner, George" uncle, Jack Tibbets; Mrs. Penny landlord; Dorothy Dacken. Dividend Checks Beady, A. Schemel, assistant examin er in charge of the State bank an the Farmers Savings bank, Livermore, .announces that checks fo dividends recently declared arc ready for distribution a/t his office CWA (Continued on page 6.) KOSSUTH OVER TOP IN 'AUX' PUBLICITY Mrs. L. L. Lease, Wesley, county jegion Auxiliary publicity chair- nan, writes: "Our district publicity chairman •eports that Kossuth was the only :ounty in tlhe eighth district to re- jpond 100 per cent in forwarding )Ublicity items to her by Decem- >er 1. -. \ 'This is rehabilitation month and every unit in the county is working diligently to do all within ts 'power to make the month out standing in activities. "•Rehabilitation calls for a pro gram worked out in different chan nels; for instance, child welfare care for families of ex-service men and otlhers; Christmas baskets fo the needy; contributions to the dis abled veterans hospital, Knoxville cradle roll Christmas parties; sew ing and donating carpet rags; anc other projects, some or perhaps a: of which, the eight units in Kossut are making plans for at present. Two More Couples on Divorce RocK Two divorce cases were filed last week. Samuel Hethershaw, wiho has lived in the Swea City neighborhood 33 years, brought suit against Faye W, Hethershaw, to whom be was married at East Chain, Minn., in June, 1920. He accused her of a bad temper, obscene names in public, kicks, knifing threats, etc. The couple parted Wi April, 1932. There is a son of 18, This divorce was granted last week Monday. In the other case Taatje Buising, Buffalo township, is plain' tiff against George -Buising. These parties were married in 1900. and defendant deserted in 1905. There are no children. Woman's Foot Scalded, Lotts Creek, Dec. 1J—Mrs, Otto Ruhnke suffered 4 painful accident Monday when hot boiling water waj? spilled on one of her feet, epaUj^g ' % considerable cal condition in a Buffalo Center hospital, but is expected to recover. Simpson was a passenger in Johnson's new Ford, and they weret en route east on No. 9. The truck .into which they crashed, owned by Weldon Weise, Ledyard, was stalled on the right -side of the road, and flares had been set at the proper distance on both.sides to warn drivers. Simpson Badly Crushed. It is reported that Johnson, who was driving, thought the flares indicated a shoulder on the paving weakened by roa"d work and did not think of a truck being stalled till too late to avoid it. No blame ia attached to Mr. Weise. Simpson was pinned inside the car, and was so crushed and bruited that he died instantly, Johnson was thrown out and landed on the aving, where he suffered severe ruises, a probable fractured skull, and other injuries, besides severer hock.. He was unconscious for ome time after being picked : up, nd lapsed into a coma several mes during the next two days. Leaves Wife, Daughter. The Simpson body was removed vrth difficulty from the crushed ront of the car, whidh was rammed beneath the rear projection of be truck. The truck was heavily oaded with hogs. The' radiator and hood of the 'car were smashed down onto the en- ine, and the car was damaged almost beyond repair. Mr. Simpson is survived by his vife and one daughter. The body was taken to the brother Fred's home, near Seneca, and funeral services were held at the Bancroft Baptist church, with burial in the. Bancroft cemetery. Foster-Father Dies. The evening of the funeral Moody Simpson, who had raised Rudolph, <Yed, and their sister, Mrs. Ola Bergman, of Minnesota, was stricken with heart disease, and died in ;he yard at Fred's home. He was a bachelor, w&o on death of the children's parents adopted them and •aised them as his own. (He was 70 years old. Car Crashes Into ' Hay Rake at Burifc An automobile driven by J. J. Young, Minneapolis, crashed into a hay rake pulled behind the Dale MeFadden automobile at the corner on No. 169 a half mile west of Burt Monday evening. With MeFadden were George Kolenes and Howard Speraw. No one was hurt, but the hay rake was badly damaged, and glass was broken in the Minnesota car. The accident happened shortly after dark, but both cars had lights. It was thought that the> hay rake was not entirely around .the corner when struck by the other car, CWA Project Started. Titonka, Dec. 12 •<- Work wa* •started a week ago Saturday on the storm sewer being built under that CWA. Local men are employed, nine being started, and five more put .to work this Monday at 50c an hour. The sewer starts near the L. <C. Heifner home, and is to emp» ty into the creek east of town. , . ALGONA Markets HOGS Best med. wt (ISO to £00 Best med. wt 200 to 260 . Heavy Butchers 260 to 30 Prime Hvy butchers 300 to 35 $2.30 Best Pack. Sows SW to 350 Packing Sows 350 to 400 Big: Hvy Sows 400 t» '500 .99-99 Pigs. 140 160 pounds pounds CATTLE ',1 Canners and Cutters , ,6pc to Fat Cows ,..|UO *p Calves f|.6(?

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