Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on January 25, 1934 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, January 25, 1934
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Weather >AfH*» tWPeHf predplte- i. tiott Hkeljrf temperatures host!* «t»T« normal, but Borne in- llcntions of colder latter half of Ireek. Volume 33 ALGONA, IOWA, JANUARY 25, 1934 10 Pages Number 19 BOUND OVER FOR MISCHIEF TRESPASS Sign-Up Corn-Hog Illey >wdy Youths Try to Force Entry Into Oil Station. ,/ade Coon, George Willey Jr [ter known as "Jayda," and Cleo tck, all of Algona, were bound Ithe grand Jury yesterday morn•by Justice H. B. White on •ges of malicious mischief and ilful trespassing, 'he charges were brought as the ult of an attempt by the three iths to force an entrance to the ink Vera filling station opposite fair grounds on No. 169 at 11 lock Tuesday night. Ir. V era > M. S. Johnson, and Wm igaman, all of Algona, were in station at the time, and Mr. •a was preparing to close. He ird the boys coming, and, sur- jing that they were drunk ihed to the door to bar them out y got a foot and his head in, but Vera pushed him back snapped the nightlock. Try to Break In. 'he boys continued to demand ittance, but Mr. Vera replied J they were too drunk,, also thai had closed up. This did nol ;er them, and they pushed inst the door till the screws on , catch -for the night lock had in pulled nearly an inch out of wodo. [r. Vera saw that the door would hold, so he ran to the phone called Night Marshal Van Alie. The boys heard him and ., but were arrested later and iced in jail to await hearing, 'he boys admitted at the hear- that they had had a few drinks, denied that they were drunk jy said they resented Vera's iping them out of the station. Penalty Is Severe. loon denied .that he aided in the ihing against the door, and ick claimed that he was merely ;h the other boys and took no .•t in the altercation. Black lived preliminary hearing, but others demanded hearings. .'he charge is an indictable pf- ise, .which takes it out of justice irt jurisdiction. Conviction car- a penalty of not more than years in the penitentiary or more than a year in jail, or a 10 fine. The offender is also ile civilly for three times the lage, and this goes to the own- of the property. !RG AGAIN HEADS THE FARM BUREAU pounty Farm Bureau officers re reelected at the annual meet. at the Bancroft schoolhouse at ncroft Saturday. Thos. Berg, bron township, is president; Ed- rd Youngwirth, Whittemore, vice Isident; Ray Miller, Greenwood, Iretary; C. R. Schoby, River|1, treasurer. TS. J. H. Warburton, Lincoln nship, was reelected woman's Jje project chairman, and Mrs. Ill Larson, Swea township, was llected 4->H girls' club chairman. yhe program included music by 'Ledyard township male quar- ; talks by Mr. Schoby, Mrs. War[ton, (Mrs. Larson, and County nt Bonnstetter; piano solo, i Lewis; a pantomime, And the ht Went Out, read by Mrs. Ray |ier and acted by young people; *t other music. Hr. Berg was named vice presi- |t a year ago, with Geo. W. Vtrey, Algona, as president. Mr. pfrey resigned when he went to State college, and Mr. Berg Deeded him. [hree members of the executive fc —'tee, to be named by the flt, and who witto the offi- ,' will form the directing body of J organization, have not yet been pointed. [eterinarian and BuUJHave Battle Ukota, Jan. 23-,Dr. L. P. Mil, y f?om Buffalo Cen, fiome T'foken ribs and uody bruises at the Walter m near Butfalo Cen- Monday. «e had to te « some cat- t n * land was attacked by a bull. «e M the animal from getting him off y Wsm l a Pitchfork to ward ucv /t* an * WWM** to get fence, tout not till he has done w * Q DATES CHOSEN FOR CAMPAIGN OF FAST WORK Farmers Are to , Sign at 2 Gatherings in Own Townships. (Also see story on page 6.) Sign-up meetings for corn-hog contracts started in the South End yesterday and will continue all the rest of the week. Following completion of a district instruction school at Swea City today, a schedule will be arranged for the North End. In instruction district schools last week and this week township committees received full information which is to be relayed to farmers in each township. Signing contracts is to be completed at meetings. In a few cases preliminary meetings will be held to instruct farmers concerning required data. Schedule of Meetings. The schedule as completed up to yesterday follows: Buffalo—Information meeting tomorrow at the Titonka I. O. 0. F. hall; sign-up meetings January 29-30-31, and February 2. Union—Sign-up meetings today •and tomorrow at Good Hope church. Cresco—'Sign-up meetings yesterday for school districts 3 and 5; today for districts 2 and 4; tomorrow for Dist. No. 1 and the inde- 'pendent district, all at Cresco church. Lotts Creek—Sign-up meeting for sections 1 to 18 yesterday, for remainder of township today, both, at Center schoolhouse. Fenton Monday and Tuesday. Fenton—Sections 1, 2, 3, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15 today at Lone Rock schoolhouse; Sees. 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 34, 35, and 36 tomorrow at same place; Sees. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, J.6, 17, 18 next Monday at Fenton schoolhouse; Sees. 19; 20, 21, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, and 33 next Tuesday at same place. Garfield—(Sections 1 to 18 tomorrow, and Sees. 19 to 36 Saturday, both at Center schoolhouse. Riverdale—'School Dists. 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 today, and Nos. 6, 7, 8, and 9 tomorrow, both in the St. Joe church basement. 'Irvington—'Information meeting yesterday at the Center school; other meetings not yet dated. LuTerne Meeting Today. Lu Verne—Information meeting today at iLu Verne town hall; no other meetings dated yet. Plum Creek—Information meeting .today at Center schoolhouse; no othtr meetings dated. Wesley—(Information meeting tomorrow at Kleinpeter hall; no other meeting dated yet. Sherman—West (half of township sign-up meeting today at schoolhouse No. 4; east half tomorrow at No. 5 schoolhouse. Whittemore Meetings Held. Whittemore—Sign-up meeting today for Sees. 25 to 36 at Fullerton lumberyard, Whittemore, Sees. 13 to 24 met yesterday, and 1 to 12 met Tuesday. (Prairie — Information meeting Tuesday at St. Benedict schoolhouse; sign-up meetings at same place as follows: next week Wednesday, Sees. 1. 2, 3, 10,11, 12, 13, 14, 15; February 1, Sees. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 16, 17, and 18; February 2, Sees. 19, 20, 21, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33; February 3, Sees. 22, 23, 24, 25. 26, 27, 34, 33, and 26. Dates in North End. Dates in the North End were given out yesterday: • Portland —Information meeting Mpnday at Beltone theater, Burt, Sign-up meetings February 8-9 at iLegion hall, Burt. Ramsey-Greenwood —• Joint information meeting tomorrow at Forester hall. (Lincoln—Sign-up meeting for north half of township next week Friday; for south half, following Saturday; both at Center schoolhouse. Hebron-Springfield - <Ledyard— Joint information meeting Monday night at Ledyard schoolhouse, Springfield to hold sign-up meetings, east half of township, February 5, west half February 6, both , Dutton school. German — Information meeting Tuesday, Center school house. Lotts Creek, Whittemore and Cresco townships held first sign-up meetings yesterday afternoon. Corn Borrowers Must Sign. lEvery farmer who took advant- ige of the corn loan agreed that s'e would sign a corn-hog contract. Some farmers did not understand this, but it was printed in the body of the loan agreement and must be complied with. :Jt is reported that some farmers, who gave false statements for preceding years to assessors on the number of hog's raised have been asicing the assessors if the figures coul4 g>e changed sto they can receive full benefits from reduction to tie number of hP£s. It is understood, that this can not be done, Started Mild Weather Plays Heck With Skating Rink Plans Late in December the local Legion_ post took steps for an ice- skating rink for Algona youngsters at Athletic park, (but it was found practically impossible to carry out the project becauae the weather has been too 'mild. An other, factor which baffled the Legionnaires is that the city water is too warhi when it leaves the hydrants and before it gets cold it takes .the frost out of the ground and then soaks down and disappears. The park is well tiled, and the tiling is close to the surface. Thus if the weather is mild water runs away quickly. W. H. Godden, G. D. Brundage, and A. E. Kresensky have flooded the grounds twice. The first time the water was put on with the fire hose too fast, and too much at a time, and took the frost out of the ground and was gone in short order. The second attempt was made with garden hose and light spray- ing. This was more satisfactory, but.unusually mild weather again frustrated the attempt. Mr. Godden recently wrote to Mason ^City for information about open-air rinks. The reply said that like difficulties were • experienced there till cold water from the river was pumped instead of using city water. Mild weather had given difficulty there even with this plan. The park here was flooded in the holidays, but was not used, and the committee is now waiting for a good cold snap before trying again. Water is donated by the city, and the park hoard is cooperating. The football field is the part of the grounds used. To have a good base ice should be six inches deep. The west end of the field, is, however, a foot lower than the east end, and the west end will therefore have to be a foot and a half deep. CREAMERY TO BE HOST AT ANNUAL MEET As announced last week, Algona's biggest annual banquet will be held Saturday noon, when patrons and stockholders of the Algona creamery will "have dinner together at the new high school gymnasium. This is a popular feature of the annual creamery meeting. Last year more than 600 persons attended, and some had to wait for a second table. Another year a heavy snowstorm nearly blocked the roads, but there was a great crowd anyway. People never miss i£ they ca.n help it. Two Director Terms Expire. A business meeting will be held in the morning at which two direc- INDEPENDENTS GIVE COLORED TEAM FROM CHICAGO A BATTLE The Independent basketball squad was defeated, 66-42, by the Chicago iHottentots here Monday evening in a fast game. The locals, who put up a good battle, held the big end of the score in the first quarter and at the half, but trailed two points at the end of the third quarter. The score in the first quarter was 13-7 in the locals' favor, and it was 26-23 in their favor at the 'half. In the third quarter the score was 34-36. The colored boys seemed unable to make much headway against the locals in the first halt, but the third quarter found the locals worn out by fast playing. In the fourth quarter the colored boys played exhibition basketball using fast plays' tors will be elected. The terms of and snapping the ball from one to Geo. W. Godfrey and C. R. Schoby another. Apparently they were are expiring. A. J. Keen is president of the creamery; H. J. Bode, vice; C. T. Chubb, treasurer; and M. P. Chris- _ __, , tiansen, secretary. The officers, ] Emmetsburg, who made four bas- able to sink the ball for a basket at will. _The local lineup included Jennings, Livermore, and Peterson, of the board, and have made the IMr. Christiansen Algona creamery one of the leading models in the middle west, and patrons and stockholders have shown wisdom in keeping them in charge. Program in Afternoon. Following the banquet a general meeting will be held in the high school auditorium. At 1 o'clock Mr. Godfrey, now assistant to President Hughes at Iowa State college, will speak, coming from Northwood, •where he speaks the same day. John Christensen, assistant manager of the Iowa State Brand Creameries, Mason .City, will follow Mr. Godfrey, and Roy Storvick, manager of the Mason City plant, will give a report of butter sales •and method of selling .that will prove of unusual interest. Diplomas to Be Given. At 2:30 Prof. A. W. Rudnick, of Ames, who has attended almost every annual meeting of the Algona creamery, will speak on the com- Ihog contracts and prices that farmers may expect for hogs during the coming season. Mr. Rudnick has been in close touch with the corn- hog program at Ames, which is state headquarters, and his talk will be'timely. Judge W, B. Quarton will award diplomas for oream scoring 93 or better. The Judge has been associated with the creamery ever since it was founded, and is one of its most enthusiastic supporters. » 1900 Have 5 Days for Car Licenses Saturday was a busy day at the county treasurer's office, when $3082 worth of automobile licenses were issued. The number issued this year up to yesterday morning totaled 3088. Uusually there are more than 5,000 licenses issued in this county, and this leaves nearly 1,900 persons to get licenses within the next six days unless they wisto, to pay a dollar delinquency fee for letting the license run into February, Kiwanis Governor to Speak Tonight H. E. 'Rist, P. J. Kohlhaas, Roy BJustrom, and T. H. Ohrischilles spoke last Thursday at the Kiwanis on the club's noon luncheon subjects assigned for 10-minute talks. The Kiwanians will entertain their district governor tonig&t at the Algona hotel, the regular noon meeting hour having been changed from noon to 6 o'clock. kets each, and Willard, high school coach at Wesley, who also four baskets besides four sank free throws. Cosgrove and Walker also played for Algona. No substitutions were made by either team. Joe Lilliard, formerly Mason City, was .high scorer for the Hottentots with nine baskets and six free throws. ALGONA TO BE HOST AT SECTIONAL MEET Algona has been chosen to entertain at the annual sectional basketball meet March 1-2-3, according to announcement in the sports section of yesterday's Des Moines Register by George A. Brown, executive secretary of the Iowa high •school athletic association. Algona had extended an invitation, but! local authorities did not expect the meet, because it had been held two years in succession here. Enthusiastic crowds, good treatment, capable management, and the fact flhat Algona's gymnasium is in excellent condition are believed to have overruled this objection. The winners in county tilts take part in 42 sectional meets. Winners here will go to a district meet, and victors in district meets will compete for state honors at- Cedar Falls. Backus Condition Critical, iS. J. Backus was "brought home Monday in an ambulance from Deal Moines, where he has been a patient in the Methodist hospital three weeks following an operation for Wxe removal of a cyst. His condition is reported extremely critical. CWA Labor Cut to 24 Hours a Week Kossuth CWA workmen have been reduced from 30 hours a week to 24. At 50c an hour for common labor this reduces weekly income from |15 to $12. The hours for the CWS (women) workers remain at 30. It is now expected that numbers of men will be laid off as projects are finished. Unless congress is to extend the life of the CWA it will cease to function •February 16. PROSPECT IS FOR A LIGHT COURT TERM Number is Held Down by Fewer Mortgage Foreclosures. TWOGOOD Lakotan to Cherokee. Peter Jorgenson, CLakota, was declared an inebriate by the county insanity commissioners Tuesday, and was taken to Cherokee that afternoon by Sheriff Dahlhauser. Dr. P. V. Janse served as doctor on the board in the absence of Dr. C. H. Cretzmeyer. Bernice Stock in Accident. Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Stock's daughter Bernice, who teaches physical education at Eagle Grove, fell on ice on the school playground a week ago (Friday and broke her Jaw bone. She is under the care of a Fort Podge physician. Lecture Next Wednesday. TDr. Harold H. Anderson, of the state university, will give a lecture in the high school auditorium at 8 p. m. next Wednesday on an as yet unannounced phase of child development. The attendance of the public is invited. Only 51 new cases have been filed for the January term of court which opens next Monday witt Judge James DeLand, of Storm Lake, on the bench. Present indi cations are for a light term, with few new or holdover cases coming up for action. New laws regarding foreclosures particularly, have tended to force postponement of prospective actions against mortgagees. The corn loans, too, it is believed, are being used to make settlement of pasl due interest and mortgage install ments, thus avoiding suits. In addition a. better feeling among companies holding mortgages, and present promise of bet ter times, 'has doubtless helped to cut down tihe number of actions The decision of Kossuth lawyers to discourage foreclosures has also helped. Two Divorces Granted. 'Four divorces are listed. Two of them, Dorothy Powell, vs. Theo C. Powell, and Sam Hethershaw vs Faye W. Hethershaw, filed since last term, have been granted. Two remain for action: Taatje Buising vs. George Buising, and Albert Doden vs. Evelyn Doden. Two damage cases have been filed. W. R. Reed is asking damages from "L. A. Nitz, Lakota, as the result of an auto accident September 17 on No. 169, three miles northeast of Ledyard. According to the petition the Reed car was forced off the highway into a ditch by the Nitz truck, which entered from a side road. Damages to the car and loss of Mr. Reed's time as a sign painter are listed at $500. Suit Against the Sheriff. The other damage case was brought against Sheriff Carl Dahlhauser and S. Helen and Sarah Etels, of Palo Alto county, and J. C. Koppen by the Means Oldsmobile company, Des Moines, which asks $215.42. This amount is the receipts from the sale of a car owned by E. L. Elwood which was sold under foreclosure and on Which the Means company claims a prior lien. The rest of the actions are foreclosures and note suits, but in the foreclosure actions it is believed that most of them have been brought under agreements between mortgagor and mortgagee to settle up farm indebtedness. Leonard Johnson, Bancroft, Accused of Drunk Driving Leonard Johnson, Bancroft, who has figured in local courts for years, was arrested by Sheriff Dahlhauser Monday and charged with driving his automobile while intoxicated. At a preliminary hearing in the Danson justice court Monday afternoon he waived preliminary hearing and was bound to the grand jury under bond of $1000, which he was unable to furnish,' O. iD. Castleman, Lu Verne, was arrested Monday by Marshal J. R. Farrell, of that town, on a like charge, and was bound over by Justice Danson Tuesday under a like bond, which he also was unable to furnish. Cecil Stoddard, ILu Verne, was taken before Mayor George Tiede, Lu Verne, Monday, and was sentenced to 30 days in the county jail for drunkenness. Moulton is Named as Fair Director Geo. D. Moulton, Ledyard, has been named director of the county fair to succeed Arthur Murray, •Bancroft, who was elected at the annual meeting a week ago Tuesday but resigned, saying he could not spare time to devote to the job. E. L. Vincent has been reelected secretary, and H. J, Bode !has been reelected treasurer. Election of president and vice president will be held here next Monday. Three Games Next Week. The high school will play three basketball games next week. Monday evening Swea City comes with two teams for a double-header. Next week (Friday evening Emmetsburg comes, and the following Saturday evening Livermore comes. Tomorrow evening Eagle Grove plays here. Suffers Eye Injury. Andrew Bowman suffered a painful injury Sunday which may cost him the sight in his right eye. He was working with a power saw, cutting wood, wtoen a metal wire fastener on the belt came off and pierced the lid of his eye, entering the eye ball. The piece was removed, by Dr. S, W TWOGOOD, California basket ball coach and professional baseball player who figured last week in a sports "tempest in a teapot." KOSSUTH CORN LOANS NEARING MILLION MARK CORN LOANS RECORD. Monday Night. Heretofore Bus. Amt. Reported 1,584^73 $714,582 Today's List 231,00% 103,951 Totals 1,815,539 818,533 Another $100,000 and more of corn loans have been made since publication of last week's list, and the end is not yet. Early predictions that the loans would run up to a total of a million dollars may be verified. This week's list aggregates $818,000. and the linotypists have been unable tto set loans exceeding $30,000 more. .-Up to and including today's list more than 1,800,000 bushels of corn have been pledged, and 66,801 bushels more cannot be set for this week's record. It looks like 2,000,000 bushels. The list of filings since last week and up to Monday night folltws: Burt. M. P. Haggard & M. Falkenhaln- er, Sec. 9 Burt, 2400 bu $10SO C. L. Freed, Section &6 Burt, 900 bu. $405 C. L. Freed, Section 1>6 Burt, 375 bu. ;.. $1G9 P. F, Kriethe, Sec. 22 Burt, 1800 bu $810 Helene Koepke, sec. 33 Burt, 575 bu $249 Arthur Phillup, Sec, 10 Burt, 950 bu $423 Buffalo. John H. Krull, sec. 30 Buffalo, 750 bu $338 John H. Krull, Sec. 30 Buffalo, 750 bu $338 John H. Krull, Sec. 30 Buffalo, 430 bu $194 Herman Nordman, Sec. 35 Buffalo, 750 bu. $33& Loan. (Continued on page 8.) Pick Pierces Foot of Employe of CWA Floyd Turner, CWA workman on a bridge project near St. Joe, suffered a painful injury Saturday morning, when a pick he was using slipped and pierced his right foot, severing the tendon of the big toe. He was brought to Algona, and the wound was dressed by Dr. J. N. Kenefick. Mr. Turner will be laid up for several weeks. At the time of the accident he was breaking q>ck under the bridge preparatory ;o blasting, Free Band Concert* The Algona (high school band and orchestra will give a concert at the ligh school auditorium Sunday afternoon at 2:45. The band, which now has 60 members, will play six numbers. The orchestra, which has 19 members, will give five selec- ions. Both organizations are directed by D. Wane >R. Collins. There will be no charge. More B. T. C. Members. The names of R. W. Caldwell, C. H. Williams, and W. 'F. Steele as members of the Retail Trade Council representing the clothing stores of Algona were inadvertently omitted from a list of retail NRA councils published last week. Tfce store hours are from 8 a. m. to, «. p. an, week days and till 10 p. m. Satur- NAME TWOGOQB FOR ENTICING 'IT BJ, STABS Charge That Athlete Proselyted Denied by Victim. 'Friday's Des Moines Register stirred up a teapot tempest in the sports world by linking Forrest Twogood, assistant basketball coach at the University of Southern California, with a charge of proselyting two basketball athletes who were students at the University of Iowa. Sam Barry, former coach at Iowa, was also connected with the charge, and iRoger Williams, Iowa basketball coach, confirmed reports that he had notified Barry that the case would be laid before the Pacific Coast conference if the students concerned were allowed to enroll at Southern California. Boys Assured of Home. The Register -said: "Reports say Twogood visited Iowa City at the time of the Iowa-Northwestern basketball game 'Saturday, January 6. The report says Twogood, in conversation with the two freshmen, told them they would 'find a (home in California,' but verification of the report was not available." The athletes are Duane Swanson, Waterman, 111., and Wayne Froning, Webster City, and they left Iowa City last week Tuesday for California. Swanson is regarded as the best basketball prospect ever to enroll at Iowa, and Froning earned all-state recognition in both football and basket/ball in high school. Solem Told, Funds Supplied. The youths were seen at the Iowa City station by Ossie Solem, football coach, who thought he (talked them out of the idea of 'leaving; but they left the next day. The freshmen told Solem, the Register says, that they had received funds for their journey to the coast, but they gave no hint of its source. Twogood is the son-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. M. P. Haggard, having married Eleanor Haggard while both were students at the university. He (has been playing professional baseball every summer and is to train with the Cleveland team this spring. Twogood Denies Stories. Saturday's 'Register gave Twogood's denial that he 'had talked to the Iowa City boys about going to California, He Characterized the report as ridiculous, saying he went to Iowa City to see Doctor Steindler, noted bone specialist, for arm treatments following his baseball season last summer with the Toledo club. There was also a denial that the boys had received money for their trip. The report that Twogood had been at Iowa City last spring was untrue, but he was there following the lowanNortihwestern football game last October. A report that the boys checked their baggage in care of Barry was said to be true. Hampton Loses to High School Team The high school won its second conference B. B. game. 21-16 on the local floor Friday evening 'from Hampton. The game was well played on both sides, and the score at the half was tied 9-9. Fouls were numerous on both teams, and several players were taken out of the game. The second team didn't play. Tomorrow evening the locals will play OBagle Grove here, and next Tuesday night Swea City comes. All remaining games this season are scheduled for the ihpme floor except at Swea City (February 20 and the conference round robin games. Burt Creamery to Hold Annual Meet Burt, Jan. 23—The Commercial club had supper and held a monthly business meeting at . the' Marvin hotel Friday evening. The club voted to cooperate with! the creamery in serving dinner this week Saturday to all who are interested in the creamery. It will be served in the Legion ihall ,and the annual meeting will be held in the afternoon. The club also voted to sponsor an old-time fiddler and mouth- organ contest. '• . ' » —:Woden Baby is Dead. A seven-months son of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Elliot, Woden, died at the General hospital last week Tuesday, and funeral services were held at itfhe Laird & MoCullough chapel last Thursday afternoon, the body being taken to 'Swea City for burial. Attend Grain Convention. Algerians who attended 3, state gmut convention at Fort Dodge early in the weefc ureye Andj^r Anderson, 55. w, Ptetsfo, ,& J. 1 OLD HOME IS AGAIN COWLES BENEFICIARY Gift is Accepted by Library Board in Resolution. > Mr. and Mrs. Gardner Cowles have again given eloquent testimony to the affection in which thej» .hold the old home -where Mrs. Cowles was born and to which Mr. Cowles laiter came as a young- man to begm a career which has become distinguished. At a meeting of the board of th«t Algona public library the following- letter -was read -by E. J. Murtagto, «. member: ^ To the Trustees of the Algona^. lowa, Public Library- Dear Friends— 'Subject to your approval, 1 wisK to establish an endowment fund of £5,000 for the Algona public library. The principal of this endowment is to .be permanently and safely invested, and the interest received from the endowment fund to be used to purchase books for the library. I suggest that the endowment fund be designed, "The Florences Call Cowles Fund." My _wife and I have a sincere affection for Algona, where w«> lived so many years, Where orar children were born, and where wet have many friends. We trust that toy this action the influence and usefulness of the Algona public library will foe enm larged. GARDNER COWLES. Board Adopts Evolutions. With wihat delight his announcement was received may be imagp» ined. On motion the folio-wing resolution prepared toy S. E. McMahon, president of the board, waft adopted: t. M ? Whereas, Mr. Gardner Cowles and Mrs. Florence Call Cowles, former residents of Algona, Iowa, and ever loyal friends of the Algona Free Public Library, are desirous of expressing their friendship to our library in a most substantial manner; and, Whereas, they have now tendered to the Algona free putolic library a generous donation.of '$5,000 un-« der the agreement and understanding that the board of trustees of the Algona free public library will accept said sum and therewith, establish and maintain a penna- , nent Florence Call 'Cowles Library Endowment Fund, and that said sum shall be permanently invested by the Algona Free Public Library in the purchase of bonds or other valuatole interest-bearing securities, and tine interest collected annually therefrom used by said library in the purchase of books for our library; and Fund is Established. Whereas, the board of trustees of Cowles. (Continued on page 10.) ALGONA Markets Algona's markets on ihogs and. grain were the same yesterday aft last week Wednesday's, and catUct markets were also the same, except veal calves which were 50c higher* The markets fluctuated during th« week, but leveled off to the same as the week before. Eggs have risen nearly threet cents in the last few days, and poultry on the average Ihas risen • cent. Beef hides are a cent a pound • higher than they were last week. Algona market reports are gathered at 3 p, m. each Wednesday, but farmers are warned that they may have changed by the time (ba paper is delivered Thursday. HOGS Best ed. wt. 180 to 200 ...... I8.6& Best med. wt 200 to 260 ...... ,$2.90 Heavy Butchers 260 to 300 -.12.75 Prime Hvy butchers 300 to 350 $2.60 Best Pack. Sows 300 to 350 . . $2.25 Packing sows, 350 to 400 ...• ?2.05 Big Hvy Sows 400 - 500 $1.75 to $2,0ft Pigs, 140 pounds ............ $2,2ft Piss, 160 pounds ..... ....... $2,40t CATTLE Canners and Cutters ,.50e to fl'.'SO Fat - Cows .......... $1.50 to $8-00 Veal Calves ........ $3.00 to $4.00 Fait Steers ........ $3.00 to $4.00 Yearlings ... ......... $2.50 to $3.7* Bulls ....... ....... $1.50 to $2.25, Stock Steers ........ $2.50 tp $3.00 ; GRAIN No. 2 yellow corn ............ 379 No. 2 White corn .............. - 38Q Mo. 3 white oats ......... ..... 30o|. No. 2 Mixed corn ......... ... 3fi^ EGGS, No. il ........................ 17 % No - 2 •••• .............. — ..,, Uffl Cash Cream . , ....... ,..,,.,, !7a Springs §*lbs. .and up Springs under 5 Ubs, Stags large breed Hens 4% lba# un Hens, under

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