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*AOF! FOUR KOSSUftt nnMOTY AftVAMCBL ALftOHA/ •NTEKBD matter December , VMtofflce at Algona, Iowa, under the, •ct of March 2, 1879. TEBfMS OF* SUBSCRIPTION . i— To Kossuth county postofflces ana bordering postofflces at Armstrong, Bode, Brltt, Buffalo Center, Cor- With, Cylinder, Elmore, Hutchlns. IJvermore, Ottoaen, Rake, Ring- •ted, Rodman, Stllson, Went Bend^ and Woden, year ........ ........$2.00 »-To all other U. S. Postofflce;, .. ............. •••• ............ »2.o0 At.ti FUbscrlptlona for papers going «• points within the county and out- •t-the-county points named under No. t above are considered continuing subscriptions to be discontinued only •o notice from subscribers or at pub•Uher's discretion. Subscriptions going to non-county points not named under Wo. 1 above will be discontinued without notice one month after expiration of time paid for, If not renewed, but time for payment will be extended H requested in writing. HE. BONNSTETTEn'S POSITION ON H. F. NO. 176 Wihat Bepresentative Bonnstetter, in his weekly legislative letter, has to say about house file No. 176 ought to be highly interesting to farmers. This is the bill aimed at direct buying of livestock toy packers. It provides for licensing of buyers, weighing, grading, inspection _ of -scales, prevention of discrimination unfair competition, etc. The bill is bitterly opposed by packers. In an effort to kill it they have sent men into every community to induce farmers to oppose it. Mr. Bonnstetter says that more "heat" has been directed at him in opposition 'to the bill than on anything else in his legislative experience. *."•.,.. A representative of the Decker tacking company at Mason City i un ill mlil r time in Kosup sentiment against securing letters in opposition tor. use as "heat" applied to Senator Patterson and Mr. Bonn- fitetter. Notihing herein is intended to tsast reflections on the Decker representative. He is a gentleman, and he is doing only what the rest •of us do — looking after his own in- Jterests and his employer's. The gentleman has secured a large and impressive numlber of letters opposing the bill. Citing an example or two, take A. Hutchison, Algona, and George E. Butterfield, Swea City, chairman c-f the county bonds buys more. The case is reversed when prices ate rising. (People with money to invest then look for something that pays better. A bad market for bonds, however, means that many enterprises which would otherwise help speed up the circulation of money and credit are halted because they cannot be financed. TIMELY TOPICS «he •warehousing board, •toany isore like them. There are It would not do to suggest that men of this cali- t>er do not know what they are about. On the other hand Mr. Bonnstet- },? ter is of equal standing, his ability \\ to pierce camouflage is well ii I known, he is on the ground where *'•', lie hears both sides, and he is defi- witely in favor of the bill, which he will support regardless of "heat." Mr. Bonnstetter's reasons for this course are interesting and significant. 'It is his view that the pack- iSpeaking of getting money into the hands of the people, these corn loan and corn-hog plans are certainly the berries. Surely there is no need of fiat greenbacks while this lasts. And as for what Uncle Sam is going to do with all the corn next fall, why, indeed, WE should worry! On December 31 the blanket Nira agreements with the president expire. There has been talk of an executive order extending them, but legal authorities have pointed out that one party to a contract cannot do that without the other's consent, and at last accounts the administration seemed to think the point was good. iPractically every authority worthy the name—except, of course, Professor Warren and his coterii has condemned the president's gold juggling scheme as unworkable. But, good lord, what a fall there would be of economists if they turned out to be wrong! Governor Rolph, the apologizer for lynchers, felt perfectly free to "sass" iHoover, but when President Roosevelt got into the game the governor wasn't man enough to stand his ground. Mr. Hoover must have thought grimly that the dif- erence betwe_en an ex-president and a president is some difference. The prediction that Iowa would lose President Jessup in case of a big cut in his salary has come true, though whether as a result of the cut Ibut merely because he secured a better or more attractive job is not stated, friow it remains to be seen whether the university can get as good a man for the present salary. When (Francis G. Cutler, Boone aspirant for Governor Herring's •shoes, as here two weeks ago, he explained that the statehouse jab (he was fired from was' an assistant custodianship. That eeems to have been an euphemistic name for it, according to the Knoxville Express, which reveals that he was a night watchman. •Americans used to COMEWHAT ASTONISHING but true, the Advance is by way of jecoming a medium for swains and assee matrimonially inclined. [Recently an advertisement for a mate was published, and the Col- yum is informed that the results were most happy. 'Stimulated perhaps by this achievement, another lonely heart, bachelor's, now seeks relief—see 'Wants," today's paper. Feeling it?, responsibility, the Ad- ance, via tae Colyum, has made nquiries concerning this aspirant and is "gratified to be able to in- orm marriageable maidens that he s worthy. Under seal of the strictest confidence, a beauteous young voman of ttie town near which the oung man lives was consulted, and lere is her reply: "John [this name substituted to avoid identification] is fairly nice- ooking, tall, slender (I like 'em Jiat way). I went to grade school vith him. His reputation is fine, and he doesn't drink. His mother s dead, and he and his Dad batch t." The Colyum offered first chance .selves conservatives call them or progres •sives, as the case mig.ht .be. Now we are beginning to use terms long used in Europe. 'If a man is a con servative we say (he leans to the rigiht, and if a progressive that I,, iUAOlIiO TIWH L'-'L«i < wb*wfb*u&k. . — i - i- - - «j - - -ers have had two objectives in di-| leans to the left. It looks now as rect buying. To begin with, they!if these terms would soon be defi wanted to get away from the ter-|nitely part of our political vocabu jninal market competition of the farmers' commission firms. Second- ay they resorted to a subterfuge to avoid federal supervision. Mr. Bonnstetter may or may not lhave the right of it, but as both farmer and legislator he has a •right to be heard. WHY THE DELAY IN THE CORN-HOG PROGRAM! Delay in inauguration of the torn-hog program suggests either that it is desired to get the corn loan plan out of the way first or there is trouble somewhere to be ironed out. To secure a corn loan it is neces- aary to agree to sign the corn-hog reduction contract. 'Since the corn loan program is going over like a prairie fire, whereas the corn-hog plan alone was not received enthusiastically, it would seem to be good lary. Once in every generation thi country has to take a course of ed ucation in the science of money We are studying now the same les sons that-our fathers and grand fathers studied in 1893-6 and 1863 79. Great-grandpa studied them i the 1850's, and great-great-grand pa in the 1830's. They are techni cally difficult lessons, and many student never learns even the first principles, though he may think he rates a mark of perfect. The Colyum Let's Hot tM too »—4 Mrlont At The Call Theatre A Review ot the Recent Talkies By T, H, C. Playd B*Tlewe<l Thli Week Christopher Bean The Private Life of Henry VIII The World Changes I o the foeauty in question and prom- sed free wedding invitations, tout ;o pulchritude she adds the cynicism of modern youth, and writes: "Since I learned tihat a marriage icense costs $2 plus the bride's wages for the rest of her life, I have retired from the market." Some other time for moralizing on that. In the meantime the Col- yum (for once d—d serious) rec- )mmends the young man in question to any decent girl who is a ;ood housekeeper and a good cook. Answers strictly confidential; no publicity. No Josh about this,; all genuine and on the square. Careful, Boy; We Pipe Smokerg Dare Not Say Much. [Jarney's Peterson Patriot.] A news dispatch from Washington in the Sunday papers says that Mrs. F. iD. Roosevelt was guest of honor at a dinner (being given in Washington. Next to her sat Mrs. Rainey, wife of speaker of the house. Mrs. (Rainey it seems wanted to smoke, but was afraid the president's wife wouldn't like it. So when Mrs. Roosevelt became aware of the situation she leaned over to the hostess and asked her for a cigarette. The chronicler fails to tell us what brand was passed to the president's wife. However she took several puffs, and the wife of the speaker of the house, very grateful, then lit hers up and puffed away with quite evident enjoyment. Now isn't that nice! Add Neat Example of Joke Turned on Joker. [Indianola Record.] Mr. McCrady, speaking at Des Moines and ridiculing the opposition of Senator Dickinson to NRA, ;N CHRISTOPHER BEAN no new heights have been reached by either of our two supreme character actors. Marie Dressier and Lionel Barrymore give adequate accounts of themselves but they add no additional laurels to their long roster of screen successes. It is_ a satisfactory evening's entertainment—nothing more. This is a story about the Haggett family, New Englanders: an old- fashioned country doctor (Lionel Barrymore), his wife, .two daughters,'and the maid and housekeeper, Abby (Marie Dreasler). . .When the paintings of the late Christopher Bean, an old patient of the doctor, suddenly, bring a big price at a New York ar.t sale, there is a rush.to the artist's home town for caills on the old doctor, with whom three collectors bicker and bargain for paintings. It finally develops that Abby married the artist in his last illness, and is therefore entitled to his paintings. The greed and avarice which overtakes the kindly, mellow doctor, when he realizes that he has in his possession art treasures worth many thousands of dollars, is the central theme of this photoplay. But the action sags painfully towards the middle of the picture, after considerable momentum at the start. Too much time is consumed in trying to beat Abby out of a large portrait of herself which she is determined to keep in memory of her dead husband. Of rourse her marriage to the artist is a secret till the last two minutes, and it therefore provides a tremendous climax. Marie employs her full repertoire of stage tricks in the production— her shoulder-shrugs, her raised eyebrows, her second startled and significant "afterlook." And as usual, .there is a Pullman car scene, in which the ponderous Marie occupies an "upper" and steps on the neck of the male lower occupant. Marie ge'ts off some rather daring dialog in the opening scenes, but it is forgiven because she is "that way." Which leads us to ask why it is that what is heresy and treason in one man's mouth is op- thodox or patriotic in another's? "Being an old maid is a lot like these- full-length biographical films. Only a few have ever been successful, Edward E< Robinson's Silver Dollar being the most conspicuous. There are at least a dozen threads of interest to distract the muddled audience, and instead ot weaving into a rich beautiful pattern of Life they form a hopeless knotted ball of yarn too clumsy to handle, 'with 'strings top numerous ever to piece together into a finished production. • Meatpacker Nordholm certainly has his troubles in this picture— hief among them being a nagging, jestiferous, high strung wife, who :inally goes insane for no apparent reason except to make the suffer- ngs of Nordholm more heart-rend- 'having Marie; adenoids," philosophizes "it's inconvenient but seldom fatal". The weakest thing about Christopher Bean is the supporting cast, which ranges from mediocre to very bad. '"pHE (PACT THAT Charles <Laugh•1 ton looks exactly like Holbein's portrait of Henry VIII adds no little realism to the historical picture which Mr. Laughton makes spectac- plar by tremendous natural vitality. The Private Life of Henry Opinions of Editors told a good story about the Irish v ' ni is i ike a page torn from Eng . mother of 12 children who compli- ~ mented the priest's sermon on matrimony. "It was a wonderful sermon," said she, "but I wish to God I knew as little aJbout matrimony as he does!" We joined heartily in the laugh, but wished to God we knew as little about the crisis fac- ign the average Iowa business man as McGrady does. MENTION OF THE McGuffey readers recalls delightful hours of childhood. The reading lesson in JMcGuffey's was never a chore. The teacher's name is no longer remem- Another Job for Krascliel. Sheldon Mail—It's about time for •.MOl.l.V'tJ.l.L J )lblTVI>t*l<4iav>bl»«VW'M^'C)i-rvu l policy to let the loan scheme have i 'Lieutenant Gpv. Kraschel to read thp ritrht of wav (Alfred E. Smith out of the demo- bered, but recollection of a when in unison we chanted day "the lish history—the bloody yet somewhat ridiculous tale of a muoh- married king. We see this ponderous, sensuous monarch pass from tempestuous maturity to doddering old age ir as sweeping a character portrayal as anything the talkies have given us. The picture comes to a splendid and dramatic climax in his marriage to Catherine Parr, in;not yet cold. ing. To put it briefly, besides being much too long, The World Changes works itself up to a momentous and. completely nerve-racking climax culminating in the death of Peter Nordholm. But by the time ;his tragic end comes, we are at home and comfortably in bed—11 o'clock being the deadline for all sood critics wihen' they sense stark tragedy stalking carelessly around. Another point against The World Changes—we have a queer quirk about connecting up the title with the subject matter of any book or play: we defy any human being to give us one logical, intelligent reason for the name. True, everything changes; but to add to the confusion of the picture everything apparently goes haywire in the process, which is a bit disconcerting. Before we close this inspired review, it might be well to mention casually, that Paul Muni (star of bhe chain-gang fugitive) takes the leading role and gives a satisfactory performance. For one thing, he is perhaps the screen's most gracefully aging man, which is fortunate, because he ihas more troubles than the patient, suffering Job Director Mervyn Le Roy really should have thrown in a few boils to make ihis suffering more acute The only thing we distinctly remember about the whole show is e^ rather stirring theme melody which accompanies the whirling hemisphere at frequent intervals throughout the production, denoting the passing of time. It is an intriguing melody. Club Me«t8 f rM»7-- The Woman's club met at-the ibrary iFriday aftefHooft tot * 3hristmas program whwh included ongs *y Mrs. Brhmef Jackman, 1 ac- ompanied by Mrs. Sylvia <Junn,and i series of pantomimes presented •y student* of St. Cecelia's Acad- my under direction of Sister An- lunciata. The pupils were accom- lanied at the .piano by Gertrude Sender, and the pantomimes includ d Silent Night, Who's Afraid of he Big Bad Wolf? and Playmates* tiven toy June Anne Scanlan and Immy De Zellar. Lucia Wallace reviewed 'Wow There is Peace," by lichard Sherman, son of Mr. and tfrs. T. C. Sherman. Plan Covered Dish Supper— The O. E. S. will have a covered- dish supper at the Masonic Temple at 6:30 Tuesday evening, January 2. A.business meeting will toe followed >y a special program. The conunit- ee in charge includes Mesdames C. H; Long. George St. John, and W. -*• FUNERAL IS HELD TOR E,M, SPARKS; BURIAL THURSDAY Funeral services for E. M Sparks, 63, near iSexton, whose death was reported briefly las week, were held last Thursday af ternoon at the home, and buria was made in Riverview cemetery The Rev. Fremont Paul, Titonka Methodist pastor, officiated. _ Death, which was due to hear disease, was sudden and wholly un expected. Mr. Sparks had at time complained of shortness of breath but had not been sufficiently incon venienced to consult a doctor. Las week Tuesday morning he failed to get up, and when Mrs. Sparks went to ihis bed to call him for breakfast she found him dead. The body was Society A joyous Christmas t< all our friends and tomers. May we help to make your holiday merry? cus-l season! i IMllg, \ French. Shower Honors Marion McMahon— Mrs. Paul Trauger entertained at kitchen shower last week Wednesday evening in honor of Marion McMahon. Bridge was ilayed at two tables, Alice Hist and Josephine Murtagh winning the high scores. Sewing Party for Bride-to-Be— Mrs, .F. B. Seeley entertained eight women at a sewing party last week Wednesday afternoon in honor of Lucille Malueg, whose approaching marriage has been announced. Other Society. Mrs. Emmet Jackman entertained at two tables of bridge Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Russell Weaver won high score; Mrs. A. A. Lyon, low. The Methodist W. H. M. S. meets this afternoon with Mrs. iD. IB. Dewel. The Child Study club met Tuesday afternoon with Mrs. D. £3. Dewel. Algona Ice Cream & Candy Factory Taylor-Made Ice Cream and Sanitary I ce in most all varieties except W. Leghorns.—Write Hamilton Hatchery, Bancroft. 14uiatf FOUR OF MY BEST DUfROC boars left at bargain prices, best blood in northern Iowa; also HoMein bull to trade or sell.—A. C. Car- We wish to convey to you our sincere wishes that your Christmas will be a merry one and that the New Year will be full of Health and Happiness for you. LAIRD LOUGH lisle, Whittemore. 25pl5 WILL SELL AT PUBLIC auction several hundred planks at the Titonka county shed this week Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock. — Olaf 'Funnemark, Supervisor. 23ul5 FOR ONCE, MR. LAST MAN GETS the breaks—if there's anything left. Toys at.Gamble's go at closeout prices, starting when you read this ad. Dolls, 39c; percolator sets, 29c. 31-16 WIFE WANTED-HI AM 28; 5 FEET 9 ins.; 160 Ibs.; fair complexion, dark hair, gray eyes; farmer; Irish Catholic. Kind disposition. Prefer common housekeeper.—Write XO, care Advance. 19pl5-l6 I WISH TO THANK THE Community Club, the Algona Greenhouse, and the Peterson Studio for the gifts I received as first prize in the Miss Mary Christmas contest. Also my many friends who aided me by their votes. A Merry Christmas and Prosperous New Year to all.— Lucille Eisenbarth. P i5 the right o£ way. There is, however, ground for suspicion that trouble in the corn- hog set-up cuts a figure. The tnon- -ey to put over the corn-hog program is to come from processing taxes, and that part of the plan haa seemingly not been working out satisfactorily. The processing idea was that the •packers would add the tax to their prices and make the consumer pay it. Then they would boost Jttices paid for hogs by that much. JBut hogs have gone down, not up, and in some quarters the 'blame is i>ut on the tax. A hitch of this kind would naturally have to receive attention from the AAA planners, and that may be "Why there is delay in the program. Of course it is not necessary to subscribe to either of these theories. The delay may be natural, or it may be owing to governmental led tape. Whatever the reason it is to be hoped that the thing will *e settled soon. Farmers must before Jong know how to plan their •operations for the coming 1 year. fSOTEBJVMENTS JffUST SPEND TO BRKAK DEPRESSIONS A great many observers view the ^government's spending program with alarm. They argue that a pay day must come and that in view of the times the government ought to •cut expenditures drastically instead of piling up a great debt. The Washington administration may be far out of touch with orthodox economics as regards the -money question, but it is accord •with economic theory as regards fcuge expenditures for public works in a time of depression. Economists agree that governments ougnt to save to pay deibts in good times 1 cratic party. Mr. Smith has had the temerity to disagree with President Roosevelt's monetary .program. Funuy Land Bank Business. Hampton Chronicle—Just about ten days ago the federal land bank approved a loan of $4,000 on a very fine, well improved 160 acre farm here, tout then decided that the loan could not be accepted because the owner was a little too old. Can you beat that? Sizing Up Francis G. Cutler. Hampton Chronicle—P. G. Cutler, Boone county democrat, has announced that he will be a candidate . for governor at the democratic state primary next June. Cutler is to the democrats what one Eickelberg, of Waterloo, is to the republicans. :It is hard to tell which is the biggest nut. Clyde Herring, the present democratic governor, will be the democratic nominee if he wants to make the race. There's Sound Sense in This. •Emmetsburg Democrat—It is fortunate for the democratic party that the gold issue has been forced to the forefront so early Roosevelt administration. in By the the time 1936 rolls around the heated controversy about monetary matters will long have subsided. Judging by all signs, we shall have reached normal conditions before the next general election will be held, and everything will be lovely for the party in power. What Are Constitutions For? Winterset Madisonian—The idea that the constitution of the United States is something to be upheld, protected, defended, and preserved in times of fair weather, but something that may be cast aside under the plea of emergency, has gained altogether too much sanction by those whose inclination is to follow to What! The Bible Too) Northwood Anchor—Tine Algona Advance, criticizing in a friendly find spend lavishly in bad times. It must be remembered that so «-——••• ^ mvuv> » t.*vroi< ,tt«\*A4iiCLbJ,\sji ic far as public works are concerned jj nes of ]east resistance and the government is getting its quid yield to ^ e clamor of the mob. pro quo. When it erects a needed *uilding or a useful bridge the money is not wasted but invested. The pump must somehow be primed in a period of depression, end there is no one but the government to do it. And alter all, if tfae spending breaks the depression the job is cheap at whatever price. BONDS AND ItlSIHTG PBICES DO NOT AGREE The bond business is at present in a bad way. Bonds sell best when living prices are declining. {[This is because the interest on the manner a garbled quotation, comments: "Well, such is top oftem literary fame. How much, do you suppose, of the Shakespeare we read has escaped mutilation?" One might justly ask the same question of the Bible, emphasized as the infallible book—the Book of Books. It migtat astonish and shock us if we could 'know how many, many times the Bible has been changed to meet the needs and teachings of particular times. line you long light shakes across the lake," etc., is as vivid as if it ihad been yesterday. That was from Scott's Lady of the Lake, and it was in McGuffey's, unless memory tricks us. To our notion there have never been other readers as good as Me- Guffey's. They left a lifelong impress on everyone who studied them. Mark Sullivan must have been a McGuffey pupil, for in his Our Times he devotes many pages to the McGuffey readers. IT DOES NOT at all follow THAT* having had some recovery by bringing ,the dollar into with the pound . . . THAT* can get more and more recovery by more and more debasement.—Walter Lippmann. Ah! ah! Our favorite editorializer just a common garden variety of double-thatter! *Caps ours. MINNEAPOLIS man in auto accident—'Skewered through nose by splinter.—Burt Monitor headlines. .SKEWEiR—pin of wood or metal for fastening meat to spit. — Webster's. Erudite no end is Editor MacArthur, even in headlines. Gran'Pap and Granny as Seen by Mr. Moscrip. [Marshalltown Grnadfather may have been whiskered and stern, Grandmother may have lacked charm, But they lived together for 60 years, And paid for a peach of a farm. Grandfather's golf would be counted a shame, Nor did grandmother make any speeches; But they fed all the kids, and they trained them to work— •Say weren't they a pair of peaches! FARMER'S WIFE, towit Mrs. A. J. K., east of Algona, writes that she saw the Flapper's confession concerning delayed housecleaning, and mourns that she, too, did not procrastinate, for she cleaned prior to November 12, and then had to clean again following the Big Wind. THE BEAUTY of the high, rugged cliffs of Norway are well knowr..—Wayne Francis (Palmer in Al Smith's New Outlook. Indeed, Wayne and Al, it certainly are. MANHATTAN now has three small theaters devoted to 45-minute programs of news reels and shorts.—Odd Mclntyre. Make it all news and that will be our idea of something worth while. —AUEN. whom, he believes, lie has found the woman who gives "life its true meaning." When he finds her unfaithful he rises first to the heights of fury, then sinks back, a beaten man, to the depths of despondency as his Queen gives her life for her frailty. * His first wife, so the introduction tells us, was respectable, but Henry divorces her. Anne Boleyn dies on the scaffold, and the 'third, pretty, silly Jane Seymour, gives her life in bearing Henry a son. Anne of Cleves falls in love with the messenger whom the king sends and manages to appear so unattractive tha't the king actually plays cards with her on the bed the first night of their marriage. When she obligingly divorces him he marries the beautiful Catherine, and here (the picture reaches its climax in the searching study which Charles Laughton gives as the devoted husband of the one woman for whom he really cares. Mr. Laughton's .small, beady eyes, his'sensual mouth, and his aptitude for almost unconscious humpiygive the character of Henry VIII ;£ remarkable realism. When he^ sends his Queen to the arms of Jier lover at a ball, we recall ihis intelligent portrayal of the scheming, jealous husband in The Devil and the iDeep, one, pf the most skilful pieces of psychology the silver screen has shown us. This quality for humor is one of Mr. Laugfaton's most outstanding traits. As 'he watches the homely Anne of Cleves he remarks sadly to one of his ministers, "When. I think what I do for England!" But when he discourses at great length on. etiquette—at a banquet, surrounded by his court—he Ihimself is busily engaged at .tearing a capon apart with his fingers and throwing the bones over his shoulder in gluttonous delight. The Private Life of Henry VIII was produced in England with a typical English background and a cast of extremely capable actors. There is cruelty, tragedy, and a mellowing sadness in Mr. Laughton's splendid character study,. as we see the aged king, in the final scenes, still eating ferociously, yet dribbling his food over his beard, while his sixth wife, his children's nurse, wraps him in a blanket and leaves him alone. Henry V'I'H ranks as one of the best pictures of the year. 'TSHE WORLD CHANGES is one * of those screen "epics" with which ambitious directors toy every now and then. We start in 1854 with the Nordholms in a covered wagon, and are regaled with the terrors of childbirth on the plains of Dakota .(Them was good old days!) Swiftly tiie years pass—martial music and a whirling hemisphere reel them off in dizzy succession—the younger Nordholms grow up, get married, and suddenly the thing get§. into a hopeless anud- And therein lies the weakness of Mr. Sparks was born in 1870 at Mil'ledgeville, Ohio, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Silas Siparks, and lived here till he was 21. Then he lived ;hree years at or near Sterling, 111. [n 1894 he came to Kossufoh county and settled in plum Creek township, where he lived till last March, when he mibved to the farm three miles northeast of Sexton where he died. In 1903 Mr. Sparks was married to .Ruth, daughter of the late J k Altwegg, who survives, with three children, Mrs. Jos. Goetz, Wesley, and two sons, Howard and Dean, at home. Three brothers and a, sister live in Ohio, and Mr. Sparks' step-mother lives at Leesburg, Ohio. Out of town relatives here for the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Baker, Lake Crystal, Minn., the latter a sister of Mrs. Sparks; John Altwegg, Ruthven, brother of Mrs. Sparks, and two daughters; and Mr. and Mrs. James Altwegg, Belmond, the former a nephew of Mrs. Sparks. . . Awake to a joyous Christmas Day—and mayyourl joys increase throughout the coming year. May we| serve you? ELK Cleaners and Tailors PHONE 330 I.O,0,F HALL; ALGONA MONDAY, DECEMBER 25 Christmas dance, with music by DeLoris Deanes' Country Club Vagabonds. Dance to the Kings of Modern Rhythm. Ten radio artists. Don't miss this dance. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 87 Music by another famous orchestra, Chan Caldwell and his Harlem !lub orchestra of 12 artists. TWO BIG HOLIDAY DANCES AT THE I. 0. 0. F. HALL JN ALGONA Girls Lose; Boys Win. iLu Verne, Dec. 19—In a doubleheader basketball games against Whittemore (here Friday night the local girls lost a hard-fought game, 19-17, but the boys won, 29-23. Coach Kenneth Mercer, Algona, was referee. Want Ads I WAJNTED-HSBCONiD HAND Pianos. 205-E. State St., call 449. . •!'•- 10ul5 FOR SALE—WILD HAY, STRAW, and alfalfa, baled.^B. H. Arnett, Britt. Ilpl4-15 FOR BA ( LE--GOUDBN BUFF Min~- prca roosters.—Mrs. P. H. Hargreaves. 10ul4 FOR SAWB OR w rWhite yearling boar.^-Jens Sorenson, phone 11F2. 12pl5 FREE »BJBR—BUY A CASE—ONE case fpee. No advance in price.— ai*n'c' TCan-w S'lnwrlsivk •* t» * r* Vera's. Beer Garden. 15pl5 KODAK FINISHING — ONE DAY service. Mail or bring your films. —Algona Art Studio. 10P16-16 POLAND CHINA BOARS FOR sale. Cholera immune, |12.60 each.—R.py Wiseman, Wesley. 12pl6 WANTED — HATCHERY FLOCKS New and Used Cars Financed If yoijr present payments are top t itfgh we wUl ref car for you. and courteous E, N. KBUSE IffSUBAJTCB Telephone 125, Algona, Iowa HOLIDAY Coach Fares Bound Trip for Christmas and New Year 1 ^ I CENTS A MILE each way to EVERYWHERE Away for the holiday! What better time for enjoying a few days back home—visiting with old friends—or getting away for a well-earned Christinas or New Year vacation. North Western's l%c-a-*nile fare is good everywhere In coaches. Long Return Limit. Go December 16th to January 1st, incl. Return by midnight, January 15th. Children half fare Baggage checked Also 1st class round trip fares at 2c a mile eacli way. Ask agent for particulars. 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