Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on January 18, 1934 · Page 1
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Weather D AtMKR FUEQtEKT prwiplta 1% tiott liftAtrl In(Mention* at colder latter half of Volume 33 ALGONA, IOWA, JANUARY 18, 1934 10 Pages Number 18 AME REFUGE IN COUNTY PLANNED I'FADDENIS SENTENCED; 5 YEAR&1N PEN 'arole, However, Lets Him Go Free on Good Behavior. Delmar MoFadden, Algona, was aroled, after a five-year sentence Anamosa, imposed by Judge P. Davidson at Emmets/burg Mony, following a plea of guilty to rand larceny in connection with, recent kidnaping and liquor theft at a Palo Alto farm. MoFadden was paroled to District Court Clerk MdEvoy during kood behavior. It is believed that jie was not an active participant in lie kidnaping of the Daniel Sibrel housekeeper and the three Sibrel bhildren. Harold Speraw, arrested with .rtcFadden as an accomplice of one pr two men in the kidnaping, is ptill in Jail at Emmetsburg. Other arg'es have been filed 'against him besides kidnaping. Frank Kesler Arrested. Monday Frank ;Kesler,' Webster was arraigned on charges of dnaping and larceny as one of principals. Victor Howton, also Webster City, is believed to be another principal in the crime. Howton, locally known -as' "Tex," has been identified as one of the aen, but is now in Jail at Fort Dodge on a charge of attempted nurder in connection with "the ^hooting of Glenn Kitley, Fort Dodge, -in an argument the nature which -has not been disclosed here. Howton is being left at Fort dge to answer the murder->at- jtempt charges, /but if he is freed ! will be arrested and taken to imeteburg to answer charges in connection with, the Sibrel case. Federal Action Possible. If the kidnaping charge is press- there is a possibility that the ases may all (be transferred to (federal court under provisions of the Lindbergh federal kidnaping paw. A federal secret service man has worked with local officers and state agents on the cases. It is believed that one member of the gang is still at large, for Sibrel's housekeeper, father, and the bhildren, the victims, ibelieve that five men were implicated. According to local stories, the wo _ Algonians were more or less pictims of circumstances. Speraw, is reported, called McFadden pom a movie the night of the prime to drive to the Sibrel plao for liquor, Details of Plot McFadden drove his own car, am Rear Cylinder the boys met the fhree other men, who proposed tha boys buy liquor, at Sibrel's, anc ee whether Sibrel or other men vere there. If the coast was dear, the five ien were to hijack all the liquo. also take any money or other ablee they might find. It was believed that Sibrel would pep his mouth shut rather than Appeal to the law and incriminate pimself. Bootlegger Angered. There were no men at Sibrel's r.d the plan was carried out. The party forced the housekeeper and 'he children by threats to revea the liquor was hidden Form Taxes Now & in '14 Compared T A tiff* A Ifti .j«t4»4h - • — . • after getting it made of taking them the _ ^gj^ ' the country and letting out m the road. nfniJ! ? ngered sibre l. and he filed "formation. By 6 a, m. the lormng the M^adden car and ha 1 immediately arrested by Kosan d_PaloAltoofficers. Fine Imposed for Disturbances 25 and PA r arunke «n«ss by Justice, [,' fr P»nson Monday night on a at-u? refused to go pome ? Was flr8t w« W w *« hawged With intoxicated, 4runken- the J> show up TAXES IN 1933 ALMOSTDOUBLE 20 YEARS AGO Reduction of 17 Pet. This Year Drop in the Bucket. If a comparison of farm taxes on quarter sections picked at random, one in each df the county's 28 townships, is representative, there is a cut of nearly 17 per cent in this year's .taxes under last year's. Reduction has still a long way to go, however, if taxes are to return to the figures for 1914, 20 years ago. Taking the same quarter sections, there has been a boost of 56 per cent as compared with this year's taxes. The totals for ttie i28 sections compared were: Payalble in 1934 '$3567.61 Payable in 1933 4286.90 'Paid in 1914 -2284.28 Farms Are Listed. The quarter sections used in the comparison with the names of present owners and the amounts for 1934, 1933, and 1914 respectively follow: Buffalo— Geo. G. Schutzer, nw Sec. 26 $87.22 $105.37 $ 94.85 Burt— E. N. Volentine, ne Sec. 10- 113.02 144.73 93.51 Cresco— John W. and iLoren J. . Brown, nw Sec. 23_ 110.63 ,126.77 83.33 Eagle— H. R. Cowan, ne Sec. 13_ 98.40 133.'54 72.30 Fenton— Albert A. Kading, sw Sec. 34_ 118.72 144.81 87.31 Garfield— Henry Harms, nw Sec. 17_ 201.95 239.52 69.27 One-Third Cut in Grant. Grant—, Frank Curtis, sw Sec. 32_ 170.79 228.18 90.96 German— E. R, Intermill, nw Sec. 29_ 118.06 143.39 79.69 Greenwood— Geo. Miller, ne Sec. 31. 97-57 lll.'SS 70.92 Harrison— Cyrus Kirk, sw Sec. 33. 169.98, 210.85 100.77 Taxes. (Continued on page 10.) Wesley Boy Draws 10-Year Sentence on Forgery Count Joseph Hanig, 20, Wesley, was arrested at Estherville a week ago Saturday night, when he bough merchandise at the Gildner-Beck clothing store and tendered a $6.5( check purporting to have been signed by one George Weig. A forgery charge against the youth was filed last week Wednesday, and last Thursday he was taken before Judge Davidson a Emmetsburg. On a plea of guilty he was given an indeterminate ten- year penitentiary sentence, and he was take to Anamosa Friday. Hanig was a OCC worker at a camp at Milford, but took 'French leave the night he was arrested It is said that he was sent to the state industrial school for boys at Eldora when he was only 11. Easements Delay CWA Road Work A projected new city street from ;he corner of south (Minnesota and the street leading to the fair grounds through the woods west to ;he municipal swimming pool is be- ng held up because the land is owned by estates. The road is a 3WA project, but it cannot be >uilt till easements on the land are got. If built it will make a natural beauty spot available. Drunken Driver Gett Two Months (Roy Lee, Algona, was sentenced o two months in jail at bard labor »y Judge George A. Heald, Spencer, Saturday, and his driving li- •ense was revoked. He was arrested Friday by Marshal Green, and was bound to the grand Jury Saturday by Mayor Specht. Lee is an mploye of the state highway commission, driving trucks and grad-> Former Algonian Describes Call on Mrs. Henry Wallace When Lois Schenck, of Prairie Farmer, Chicago, went to Washington, D. C., some weeks ago to interview the First ILady, she took advantage of tfhe call also on Mrs. opportunity to Henry Wallace, and in The Prairie Farmer for December 23 a full page plus more than a column was devoted to the event. Mrs. Wallace took a .Des Moines woman to Washington as cook, and when Miss Schenck asked for recipes for some of the things the Wallaces eat, Mrs. Wallace took her to the kitchen, where the cook was preparing a butterscotch pie. The Wallaces entertain only at small parties in their own (home, 111 cf no f'Vifur slisl n *• TI^H «*_.!_.._ ' but water and milk. As becomes a Secretary of Agriculture's family, the Wallaces go in for balanced meals. Mrs. Wallace told Miss Schenck fihat she likes to cook. She never attended a cooking school. When she has a dinner 'party she serves two or three courses. Since she went to Washington she has had to "do as the Romans do" by serving from platters and serving diahee, from the the only not on plates brought kitchen. That is about change from her home ways at Des Moines. The Washington correspondents last spring ranked Mrs. Wallace among ttie most ibeautiful and gracious women in official society, and • , ., j . . r . ™—— •• v»*ua» LIU v/i.-J.iViAt*A OLHilGUj) CUlU Just as they did at Des Moines. Miss Schenck agrees that the clas- Their fare as comparatively simple, sifiation is Just. The Wallaces They have breakfast at 7:30, and have three children: Henry Jr Mr. Wallace does not get home for freshman at an Antioch, Ohio, col- supper (dinner) till the same hour lege; Bob, 15, and Jean, 13 in in the evening. He drinks nothing: school. RETAIL NBA CODE BOARD IS NAMED BY BUSINESSMEN Between 75 and 100 Algona re tailers met in the courtroom Fr. day night to form a retail trad council under the new NRA retai code. The code was explained b Chairman T. H. Chrischilles an Secretary D. E. Dewel, of the NR, compliance board set up unde President Roosevelt's blanket cod last August. This board deals onl with the PiRA (president's reem ployment agreement), and reta lines with permanent codes go no- automatically under their own or ganization. Following explanation of th code and discussion, the group of. grocers, clothiers, furnitur dealers, drygoods, hardware deal ers, and drug stores represente met and named the following me to represent their lines respective A. .E. Kresensky, drygoods; Wil Ham Hawcott, variety; J. A. Brown ell, shoes; W. A. Foster, furniture A. L. Long, Donald White, C. H Swanson, groceries; John Kohl former Lone Rocker Dies. Archie Hutchison recently received a message announcing the death. I bis cousin, B. Y. Hutchison, 80, Mineral Poto, Wte. There may till be a few Kossuth oldtimers rememiber that he once ihaas, hardware; K. D. James drugs. 'Store hours till further notic will be the same as now, the dry goods, variety, and shoe store opening at 8 a. m. and closing at weekdays and closing at 10 p. m Saturdays. The hours for grocery stores are 7:30 a. m. and 5:30 p. m week days, with the closing at 1 p. m. Saturdays. Hardware store open at 7 a .m. and close at 6 p. m with a 10 p. m. closing hour Qatur days. * — H. S. Boys Losers in Game Against Humboldt's Quin The high school basketball team won its second Big Six game Fri day night at Humboldt, 37-25. Thi locals trailed at the end of the firs quarter, 12-6, but held Humboldi scoreless in the second quarte while they marked up 8 points to make the score 14-12 in (Algona's favor at the half. Cretzmeyer failed to score at al in the first half. D. Post, Shackel ford, and Bob Post were ruled oui of the game because of .fouls, as were two Humboldt players also Sellstrom and Cretzmeyer each ha< three fouls called. Second string men were mostly used toy tooth sides to wind up the game. The second team game resultec in Algona's defeat by one point 28-29. Tomorrow evening Hampton wil pday here. Movie 'Snitchers' Have to Earn Way Four boys who habitually sneaked into the Call theater for shows were caught one night .last week, and under direction of Marshal treen and Call employes they had to spend Saturday scrubbing the basement of the building and cleaning up debris in various rooms, including the former Gift Shop. Other culprits have been listed 'for call when next the basement and other quarters need a cleaning. Board in Change of Meeting Date The board of supervisors will meet the first secular day of each month this year, instead of on the first Tuesday. The change was made at the request of salaried workers who wish to have their >ay allowed on the first day instead of on the first Tuesday, which is sometimes as late as the seventh^ toe month. and and f armed wb.ere Lone Book now stands. After he left here he ' a baaker. \ Public Supper Saturday. The Royal Neighbors will serve public supper Saturday evening at the Legion hall. T&« menu appears elsewhere in. today's Advance, F, B, TO GET $2,000 AS '34 COUNTY AID The county Farm Bureau filed a list of 200 paid 1933 members Tuesday with the board of supervisors, and according to law an appropriation of $2,000 was voted from the more county funds tfor support of Farm Bureau. It is reported that many names could have been filed. The law sets a minimiini of 200 and allows $10 a memtoer. The supervisors fixed the pay scale for county work as follows: Patrol foreman, 35c hour; patrol laborer, 30c hour; common .labor, 25c hour; mechanics, 45c hour; drag-line operators, $112.50 month,; dragging, 50c mile; man and team, 40c hour; extra horses, lOc hour each. The annual meeting of township representatives to complete the township road program for 1934 has been set for Thursday, February 15, .at 10 a. m. in the courtroom. This meeting is held each year and the entire program of improvement on township 'roads is presented for approval. The board will receive bids for bridge supplies at a meeting in the afternoon of the same day. 3 BUSINESS CENSUS ENUMERATORS NAMED County enumerators for the OWA business census repented last week are P. A. Lonergan, Bancroft, ifor ARTICLES OF FAIR SOCIETY ARE CHANGED Directors Will Name All Officers in the Future. A change was made in the articles off incorporation of the fair association Tuesday afternoon at the annual meeting by which the election of president, vice president, and secretary at the annual meeting was abandoned and the board of directors was reduced from five to seven. Under the new set-up the president and vice president will be elected by the board from its membership and the secretary may be named by the board from outside its membership. Terms of directors will be three years. At the meeting two directors were elected for a year, two for two years, and one for three years. Hereafter all directors will be chosen ifor three- year terms. Scuffham Named Director. A. (Murray, Bancroft, and C. : M. Gross, Lone Rock, were elected to the one-year terms without op-j position. For the two-year terms J. M. Patterson, Riverdale, with, 38 votes, and J. A. Raney, Algona, with 26, won over Frederick Schuiltz, Lone Rock, 10, and Olaf Funnemark, Wesley, 12. Geo. D. Moulton, Ledyard, who was also nominated, withdrew his name. Clark Scuffham, Irvington, won the terms ifor three years With 18 votes over Mr. Funnemark, Wesley, who had 13,, and Dr. W. T. Peters, Burt, vice president last year and acting president, who received 11. C. B. Murtagfo, state comptroller, was elected president at the annual meeting a year ago; but has not been active since last summer because of his new job at -Des Moines; Doctor Peters presided at the meeting, and reports were given toy Secretary E. L. Vincent and Treasurer H. J. Bode. Bode Presents Changes. At the annual meeting a year ago a committee headed toy Mr. Bode was named to redraft two artciles in the articles of incorporation, am he presented them at the meeting Under the old articles memtoeri had to pay a dollar a year mem bership dues, but in late years thii provision has been disregarded. A new article, adopted without discus sion, provides that all persons re. siding in the county are members and drops the dues. .,„„ „ , - „ /1 After short discussion the sec- f« «£' of ?•£/ "S 1 ' Lu Verne ' ond chan ^ e reducing the board of for the South End. Mr. Lonergan directors to five was adopted. Un 87 Per Cent 1932 Taxes Now Paid County Treasurer M. J. Duffy released figures yesterday showing that 87 per cent of the 1932 taxes' have been paid in Kossutti. The levy for 1932 amounted to $951,417.31 in taxes, and $810,403.07 has been paid, leaving only $141,014.24 to become delinquent, if not paid, and sold for delinquent taxes Aprli 2. Delinquent taxes for previous years which have been collected •amount to $75,000. The treasurer says 1933 taxes are now coming in regularly and that tax collections are in fair condition. COUNTY CORN LOANS NOW UP TO $714,000 Demand Tapering Off as Market Nears Loan Value. CORN LOANS RECORD Saturday Night. Heretofore Bus. Amt. Reported 1,329,946 $599,966 Today's List 254,591 114,566 Totals 1,584,537 $714,582 covers the north 12 townships; Mr. A<Hen, the south 16 townships ex- cepj; Algona; and Mr. Sorsltedt covers Algona. It is expected that most business men in rural territory will consider this census a nuisance, for few keep the books required to answer all the questions. Employe salaries and wages must be reported, also the total of all other expenses. Total receipts, stocks on hand, percentage of credit sales, etc., are also called for, plus the number of employes both full time and part Jme for each month in 1933, and the total wages paid-lto part time employes must be reported separately. Bedell in Move to Drop Three Counts Another round in the Federa court jury tampering case at Des Moines against W. B. Bedell, former Irvington- boy, now a iSpiril ~rake lawyer, took place Saturday There are five counts - in the indictment, and Judge Ohas. A Dewey took under advisement a motion by Bedell's counsel to throw out three of them and combine the other two. The case is scheduled or trial next month. There are 'our defendants besides Bedell, Here's News: Eddie Seifert Benedick! Eddie Seifert got home Monday fternoon from Minneapolis, where e is employed in the Colonial avern night club, and will spend week with his mother here before oing back. 'He brought the inter- sting news that he was married _ew Year's day to (Bertha Ellis der the old set-up there were sev en directors and of this numberone was named president and another secretary, which left five directors besides officers. Proposals Are Explained. Explaining the proposal Messrs Bode and Patterson said that under the old system the officers were -in no way accountable to the rest of the board, being members Fair. (Continued on page 10.) f Minneapolis, one of 16 fan ancers at a night club. They are ving in a apartment. 2,000 Garments Collected. Swea City, aj.n 16—Mrs. Ida E. /arson, Swea City, Legion Auxil- ary county chairman, reports that more than 2,000 used garments and 0 pairs of used shoes have been ollected by Auxiliary in a drive or used clothing to be turned over o the C. W. S. for altering. Annual f. B. Meeting. The annual.county Farm Bureau .eeting will be held at 7:30 iSatur- ay night at the Bancroft sctiool- ouse, . , ' Accident Causes Foot Amputation Arthur Wildin's left leg was amputated Just below the knee at the Kossuth hospital Friday to prevent spread of infection, and he is now improving rapidly. The leg was badly wounded a week ago Sunday when a 20-gauge shotgun he was carrying was discharged accidentally and the pellets, with wadding and shreds of his clothing plowed through the calf of the leg. He is 26 years old, and is a son of Mr. and Mrs, Lewis Wildin, Cresco farmers. 2 Candidates Are Out for P. O. Here Two candidates, Jas. McDonald and W. W. Sullivan, are asking appointment as postmaster to succeed S. jr. Backus, whose third term will expire April 1. M. J. MeCall, civil service agent here, has received notice of a call for applications. Applications must be on file at Washington January 30. The term is four years, and the salary f290<> a year. At present the salary is subject to a 16 pet. economy cut. Swedes Defeat Boosters, The Algona Boosters independent basketball team was defeated 44-3P by the Swea City Cardinals here last Thursday evenjng. The Algonians were once in" tine lead >ut the Swea Cityans soon reversed the score and led throughout tihe rest of the Newbrough Sale Success. Lone Rock, Jan. 1«— A sale held! by Ira Newbrough last week Wednesday was well attended, aw} everything 1 sold at a good price. The. ewbroufchs are undecided their new location, This $al« was advertised «i the Advance. Of the making of corn loans in Kossuth there is as yet no end, though some slackening in demand is noticeable, due in part to the fact that most of the available corn has now been sealed and in part to the fact that farmers can now sell on the market at prices near the loan figure. Up to Saturday night more than a million and a half bushels had been sealed, and the loans total exceeded $700,000. •Since Saturday "night and up to Tuesday night 91,378 more (bushels had been sealed for amounts aggregating $41,120. These have not yet been set Up in type. The list of loans filed at the county recorder's office since last week's list was published follows: Burt. B. H. Marlow, Sec. 16 Burt, 1100 bu *495 A. F. Daughenbaugh, Sec. 34 Burt, 850 bu R. H. Ortman Sec. 11 bu CREAMERY TO BE HOST AT ANNUAL MEET Banquet to Be Given at H. S. Gymnasium January 27. The toig annual meeting and banquet of the Algona creamery will be iheld a week from Saturday. The banquet is always one of the events in northern Iowa and a high, spot in the late winter Ifor Algona. Last year more than 600 stockholders, patrons, and friends of the creamery attended. As last year, the meeting will be held in the new high school building, the business meeting at 10 a. m. in the auditorium, with banquet at noon in the gymnasium, and an afternoon meeting in the auditorium. J* Elect Two Directors. Two directors are to be elected at the morning meeting, the terms of Geo. W. Godfrey and C. R. Schoby expiring. A. J. Keen is president; H. J. Bode, vice; C. T. Chulbb, treasurer; M. P. Christiansen, secretary. The officers, the board, and particularly Mr. Christiansen have made _ the creamery one of the outstanding successes of its kind in the middle west, and the business and the plant are a credit to the wisdom of the patrons in keeping capable men in charge. Godfrey to Speak. _At 1 p. m. Mr. Godfrey, now assistant to President Hughes, of FEDERAL MEN TO RECOMMEND UNIONJLOUGH Scheme Part of Plan* to Take Land Out ,. of Production. I Reclamation of Union Slough aft a game refuge now rests witbt farmers owning the land said H*. M. Smith, county engineer, in * talk before the Rotary club Monday. He spoke on the possibility of the federal government's reconverting the slough to its original condition as a migratory fowl ref»- uge. Federal agents inspected th«i project last week, and not only ap» proved plans, but increased tin* proposed acreage from 1,600 to* 3,500. The slough, which was drained i«t 1913, will be a lake ten miles Ion* and a half mile wide from a few miles from Burt almost to Lakota, if plans are carried out. Water will be collected from the Buffalo Creek,_which will (be dammed .to* make its waters flow into tha slough except in flood times, .when a dam spillway will let the water- resume its ordinary flow into tBuk' Des Moines river. Federaf Project Contemplated. President Roosevelt's recently announced program to buy marginal lands and retire them fromt. cultivation includes game reserves like this. The federal agents her« last week indicated that this project would be pushed through a* fast as possbile. The only "fly in the ointment,* Mr. Smith says, is the possibility that owners of the land will demand prices so high as to prevent government purchase. Mr. Smith believes the government will not Iowa State college, ranking as' P ay muc h above $25 or $30 an acre. |383 Burt 500 $225 H. L. Bush, Sec. 21 Burt 230 bu. bu $103 H. L. Bush, Sec. 21 Burt, 285 bu. $128 Mrs. Edw. Lovstad, Sec. 24 Burt, 1400 bu $630 Louise V. Staley, Sec. 14 Burt, 750 bu ^333 Louise V. Staley, Sec. 14 Burt, 750 bu Louise V. Staley, Sec. 14 Burt] 475 bu |214 Clifford Holding, sec. 34 Burt, 800 bu Josephine Thompson, sec. ' 35 , , —O •"-» '•UfAAlX'Alg O,O dean, will speak, coming here from Northwood, where he speaks the same day. At 1:30 John Christensen, assistant manager of the Iowa State Brand Creameries, Inc., Mason City, will speak on the relationship between farmers, cooperative: creameries, and the Iowa State Brand Creameries, Inc. At 2 p m Roy Storvick, -manager of Iowa State Brand Creameries, Inc. will give a full report on sales of butter on eastern markets and a review of prospects for the butter market in 1934. Budnick on Hogs. n ,^ t , 2:3 °-. Prof - A " W " Rudnick, an old favorite at creamery meetings will speak on the corn^hog contracts and prices farmers can expect for hogs this season. At 3 o'clock diplomas for cream scoring 93 or better will be awarded by Judge Quarton. Academy is Badly Defeated in Game if that much. However, the land could be condemned at a reasonable price fixed by a condemnation fboard. Plans Are Long-Standing. Plans for repossessing the landt as a game reserve originated three* years ago, when the territory was mapped out and plans for the project were sent to the government. Nothing was done, though the slough has been inspected several times by both state and federal agents. New Deal plans to take marginal lands out of production have now revived interest. A number of owners of the land have already indicated willingness to take whatever the government will pay, and it is expected that the rest of the owners will also cooperate. The land is now used for pasture. Some of it is peat land, but not of a quality for use commercially. "Ding" is Interested. A federal commission for lbuys» ing land of this kind has been ap~ pointed by the president, and J. N. Here hv St InKn'. (Dlns) Darlin e. Des Moines Regis^ mmcrc oy oi. JOhn S r cartoonist who many times lias hinted in Union Slough, is a mem- Loans. (Continued on page 8) Icy Streets Still Endanger Drivers Temperatures the past week have for the most part hovered close to the freezing point. Monday and Tuesday the sun shone enough to melt ice and water ran in the streets, but yesterday was cloudy again. Enough ice still remains on streets to make driving dangerous. The temperature record follows ; High January 9 _____________ 26 January 10 January 11 January 12 ____ -•28 .28 -33 Low 17 22 25 27 18 18 18 16 January 13 30 January 14 33 January 15 38 January 16 24 Six WilLContest for linton's P. M. A civil service examination for he Fenton postmastership will be idd at Algona soon. The salary is ilSOO less a 15 per cent reduction n force against all federal salar- es. The^Plnton Reporter names six candidates, including Editor J- A. Schwartz, who served a term or two under Presient Wilson, The others are E. A. Huskamp, Glen Ditsworflh', Irene Newel, W, R. Wolfe, and Paul Eigler. it- Legion and 'Aux' to Meet at Burt Mrs. Ida Larson, Swea City, county Legion Auxiliary president, and L. M. Merritt, Algona, county " V, commander, have called a oint meeting of the, two organizations at Burt next week Wednesday night. All Kossuth Legionnaires, Auxiliary members, and e*> «ervice men are invited to attend. 8100 Caw* Licensed, Up to yesterday morning han 2100 automobile licenses 1?34 had. been issued, ~ 4 M\ l _St. Cecelia's academy was- de- bo- cisively defeated 57-12, at basketball by St. John's, day "' score at tihe half was 24-3 in Bancroft's favor. The Algonians were unable to The speed with which the work together, and couldn't break through the Bancroft defense for tries at baskets. The regular local team was used, including Wade Hansen, who was hurt last week Tuesday when one shoulder was put out of Joint'as he hit the wan. The shoulder was originally hurt at football. The second team managed to win the big end of a 20-14 score against the St. John's seconds. This evening the locals will play Lu Verne on the local floor, and tomorrow toey go to Fort Dodge to meet the Sacred Heart team. This leaves little time to get the locals into scoring trim again. CWA Payroll Here is $3955 in Week Sunday's Des Moines Register carried CWA statistics in Iowa. Kossuth was credited with 257 at work, of whom 242 were receiving 60c an hour, the other 15 70c as supervisors. In a week the total hours of work amounted to 7687, and the pay roll was $39*55.13. In the period from beginning of work on November 23 till December 28 the cum of $9375.13 was paid for labor. Up to January 10, '22 Kossuth projects hadjjeen. approved. Big Bad Wolf is Slain; Bounty $5 Somewhere three dittle pigs should be happy, and all Kossuth citizens who have struggled to keep the wolf from the door should be breathing easier, for Merle Culbertson, Lptts Creek, shot "the big iad woW" Monday and received a bounty from County Auditor J3u> ler. Hottentots Are Coming. The Dubuque Masked Marvels basketball team failed to keep date here Saturday evening T the Algona Boosters. Tt" ~ *- —• careened aU 4»te> ?po$ters shows project. r. Darling's interest in the Upland game would collect near such a body of water. such as prairie chickens and partridges. It is not known how soon steps, if any, will be taken to buy the> land, tout if congress continues thei CWA and the PWA, projects like reclamation of Union Slough, artf certain to be rushed. Drain Ditch Filling Up. Mr. Smith added that much of the land will again toe worthies* for farming in a few years anyway, for the drainage ditch is now filling and is only four feet deep. whereas it was 12 feet deep wnej* made. Thus if the owners fail ta sell the land to the government they will be faced in a few years with the problem of redrainage. In a wet year, Mr. Smitto said, tamers cannot use the land even as they are now doing. Last spring, when the snow melted so fast anct the Des Moines river overflowed. the slough had nearly three feet of water. . The cost of the reclamation proj* ect will be mostly the purchase price of the land. The cost of a dam would be small. ALGONA Markets HOGS Best ed. wt. 180 to 200 ..,,.. $3.60 Best med. wt 200 to 260 ....... $3.9$ Heavy Butchers 960 to 300 ..?2.7§ Prime Hvy butchers 300 to 3§Q $2.6» Best Pack. Sows 300 to asp Packing sows, 350 to 400 Big Hvy Sows 400 Pigs, a40 pounds Piss, 160 pounds ..$2.2$ $2.05 500 $1-75 tp $2.00 ,.,,.. $2,89 Canners and Cutters Veal Calves *£og^i •Din.*. C4X_ ^—'l- ™ . ^T~

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