Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on February 22, 1934 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, February 22, 1934
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ALGONA, IOWA, FEBRUARY 22, 1934 10 Pages Number 23 ROOSEVE ORGANIZATION STARTS UNDER CORN-HOG PLAN irtt Under Wire to Be Greenwood Twp. Contractor*. First permanent organization of Stewart, Buti, Wins District Mat Titte ERRING at the 'Bancroft public school- by Greenwood township sign- of the corn-hog contract. committee named at this ,. ntwl similar committees m JV ^> townships of the county, be the permanent township or- 2 BURT BOYS QUALIFY FOR STATE MEET Burt the Only Class B School in Fort Dodge Tourney. Burt, Feb. 21—'Burt high school wrestlers gained 15 points in a district meet at Clarion Saturday, and Pioneer at Irvington e L\tions for administration end of the program of There U aprobability that the township Utteo will also be retained for the corn-hog program of 1935. The duties of the local committees 'are of extreme importance to signers, and the county, state, and federal administrations have urged that signers use tlhe utmost care to select men qualified toy tact, experience and ability to carry on the woi*. Township Elections Schedule. Other township elections, as listed at tihe 'local office in the courtroom up to yesterday afternoon, are scheduled as follows: TODAY Cresco, afternoon meeting, Creaco church. Eagle, evening meeting, Difit No. 2 school. ' FRIDAY Sherman, afternoon, ILu Verne town-hall. . . Whittemore, afternoon, Higgins hall, Whittemore. Irvington, , afternoon., , Center Bchoollbouse. Grant, 7:00 p. m., Consolidated school building. Seneca, .evening, Consolidated school building. sRiverdale, afternoon, Center schoolhouse. . . tBurt, afternoon, Burt Legion hall. ;,,.,. SATURDAY iHebron, -afternoon, Blmore high school gymnasium. . Lincoln, afternoon, Center school- chouse. Garfield, afternoon, Center achool- Harrison, afternoon, Swea City legion 'hall. iLedyard, afternoon, 'Ledyard school building. German, afternoon, Center school- Springfield, 10 a. m. No. 2 school- :honse. •Lotts Creek, schoolhouse. Greenwood, Shall. afternoon, Center ' evening, Bancroft placed fourtih in the scoring column. (Eagle Grove won the meet with 44 points; Mason City was second with 30; Clarion, third with >22; Lu Verao fifth with 3. Forest City, Oilmore City, Grant Consolidated, and Iowa Falls failed to score. Eagle Grove won five titles; Mason City, two; .Burt, two; Clarion, one. First and second place winners qualified for a state series at Fort Dodge this week Friday and Saturday. Eagle Grove placed eight boys; Mason City and Clarion, five each; Burt, two. Stewart Tictor Again. 'Edward Stewart, outstanding tBurt athlete, won his second northwest Iowa district title in the 106- Ib. class, and Raymond Carter, Burt, 145-lb. veteran, won in a hotly contested match with Mott, Mason City. Eddie threw Steiff, Forest City, in the first session, and Saturday afternoon he defeated 'Brislbin, of Eagle Grove. Then for the second time Strever, Clarion, and Stewart met in tihe final match in the 105- lb. class. As in the former case this was a thriller which went into an overtime period, Strever defeated Brisbin in a consolation match to earn the right to enter the state tourney. Carter Downs Three Men. Carter, three-year wrestler in Coach Bowie's teams, threw Roper, Eagle Grove, in the first session, and Saturday afternoon won by fall from Butler, Clarion, in an overtime match. Saturday evening Carter met Mott, Mason City, who had dropped (but one match in the dual meet season, and defeated him in a hotly contested match. Carter, though handicapped much of the year with a weak ankle, won eight out of ten matches, losing only to Mott in a dual meet and Pedersen, of Grant consolidated. Stewart now holds the county 1933-1934 105-lb. titles and the BOARD ADOPTS ROAD SCHEDULE FOR TOWNSHIPS Grant Only Township to Get No Gravel or Grading. ALL KINDS WEATHER yiBSTBRDAY'S DBS MOINES REGISTER carried a feature entitled ^ "A 'Saga of Northern Iowa" on the editorial page, the story of a pioneer woman, Mrs. W. B. Howard, 95, Webster City, pictured above, who came with her parents fromOhio in 1838, .grew up in Marshall county, married there, and witti her husband and others made the first settlement at Irvington. Harvey Ingham, who was kind enough to send the cut, devoted one of the best ol this always excellent col- oimns to comment on the story, leading off with a paragraph from Geo. W. Godfrey's Successful Farming 'ISquibs from a Farmer's Note toook" in which Mr. Godfrey expressed regret at missing the fine contacts of his former Irvington neighborhood. Swea, afternoon, Swea City Community hall. NEXT MONDAY. Buffalo, afternoon, 1. O. 3iall, Titonka. O. F. northwest Iowa district for the same years in that weight. He placed fourth in the state meet last year and has the distinction of being the first member of a Class Wesley, afternoon, Kleinpeter Corn-Hor. Continued on page 10.) SPEAR FISHING IS NOW IILE6ALJN KOSSUTH Spear-fishing is now illegal in most of Iowa as a result dl action i>y the fish and game commission effective last Thursday. Under former regulations the spearing ot «?rp, gar, quillback, and buffalo B team to win a district title. Burl's Wrestling Record. Burt will again be the only Class B school represented in the state tourney. In the last three high school sport seasons Burt has had representatives in three state tourneys. Last winter Stewart represented Burt in a state wrestling meet and the Burt ball nine .reached the state semi-finals. And now Burt will be represented by Stewart and Carter in the grappling tourney at Fort Dodge. G, G, ROBINSON, 76, VICTIM OF ATTACK, PASSEUATURDAY As a result of the terror attack of two weeks ago, C. C 'Robinson, east of Algona, died of heart disease at the 'home of his son Louis Saturday morning. He suffered a heart attack on Sunday following the (hold-up, but was apparently recovering when a more severe one followed which caused death. Funeral services were held at the Methodist church Monday afternoon, the Rev. C. V. Hulse in. charge, and burial was made in iRiverview cemetery. Mr. Robinson was born August 2, 1857. at Norfolk, Va., one of 12 children. He moved with his parents at Rushville, 111., while he was still a child. He spent the early part of his life there, and was married to Sarah Elizabeth McCormick July 4, 1880. Iowa. In 1903 they came to SEARCH STILL ON IN ROBINSON CASE No new developments in the C. C. •Robinson hold-up have been uncovered by Sheriff Dahlhauser and County Attorney McMahon, wfop on. Monday and Tuesday .were assisted by two state department investigators, A. A. iRolbertson and Paul Gruber, both of Des Moines. Every step in the crime has been retraced and every clue or angle is being investigated. The two local officers have spent most of their time for two weeks on the case. 'Sufficient evidence has not been found to fasten the crime on the three men arrested on suspicion, but (though direct evidence is lacking the sheriff and county attorney have not given up hope of finding it before the time the men have to be released next week Wednesday. The men are Perl Reynolds; Nelsi Davis, and W. W. Martin, all of Des Moines, who were arrested late the evening of tlhe crime on suspic- •Forty-five miles of road graveling and 65 miles of grading were approved by the board of supervisors following the annual meeting with township trustees last Thursday. Every township in the county was represented except Grant, no one appearing from that township and no request for road work there being presented. Projects as approved for the various townships follow: Eagle—Grading, one mile south side Sec. 16, mile east side Sec. 22, two miles south sides Sees. 20-21. Grant—None. Nothing in Grant. Springfield—Gravel three miles north sides Sees. 7-8-9; grading two miles south sides Sees. 31-32. Hebron—Gravel three miles east sides Sees. 23-26-35; grading one mile south side Sees. 23. Swea—Grading three miles, one each north, west, and south sides Sec. 11; two miles east side Sees 13-"24; two miles south sides Sees, 22-23. Harrison—Gravel one. mile south side Sec. 19; grading one mile south side of Sec. 26 and a hall mile south side Sec. 26. Ledyard—Gravel two miles ea»1 side Sees. 7-18; grading mile south side Sec. 28 and mile south sid< Sec. 33. Lincoln—Gravel mile south side Sec. 23; two miles east sides Sees. 29-32. Seneca Gete 5% Miles. Seneca—Gravel one mile south side Sec. 32; grading mile east and west through center Sec. 8, half mile west side Sec. 8, mile west side Sec. 17, mile north and east sides southwest quarter Sec. 5 and mile south side southeast quarter Sec. 5. Greenwood—^Gravel two miles south side Sees. 34-35; grading mile east side Sec. 5, mile south IN A KOSSUTH WEEK A drop in temperatures brought a decided change in weather Sunday. AU last week the weather was mild, witlh temperatures at night ihardly going below freezing. Sunday morning, however, the mercury sank to five degrees above, and onday morning it was two below and rose only as high as 15 that "ay. Cold winds were fairly strong. Touches of snow have fallen dur- ng the night several times, but not nouglh to cover the ground. Anther cold wave was predicted for ast night. The official tempera- ure record follows: 'dbruary 14 59 28 February 15 144 23 February 16 42 25 February 17 - 43 23 'ebruary 18 38 6 february 19 15 -2 February 20 45 11 CORN LOANS UP AGAIN; ON WAY TO $1,250,000 Time Limit on Loans Has Been Extended to March 31. Upsetting previous suppositions that corn loans in Kossuth would cease at something like the million dollar -mark, the total now, following a rush in the last week, has SGHEMEL ORDERED TO GENEVA; WHERE BANK GOES BROKE E. F. Schemel, who has been examiner in charge of the two I/iver- more hanks, has heen transferred to Geneva, in iFranklin county, south of Mason City, where he is now in charge of a failed bank. While he was at Livermore Mr. Schemel drove down and back daily, but Geneva is too far away for that, so the Schemels have up their house here, and County Recorder Pooler received word Saturday that the corn loan program will be continued during March. The original plan called for the -wind-up February 28. gven Mrs. state. was permitted throughout the -" present was action was taken -n still open. the mo <Ufied to allow or the • St Program at Fort Dodge. In the 105-lb. bracket at Fort Dodge Stewart will meet Grant of Valley Junction, while Bales, of Port Dodge, meets Fliger, New (Hampton. The winners will then be matched to pick an entrant in the final. In the meantime Clarion and Eldora, and Cherokee and Cresco will wrestle, and the winners will be matched, the winner to meet the winner in the first series in the final. >In the 145-lb. bracket Carter, Burt, will meet Peck, Cherokee, and Buzzard, East Waterloo, will wrestle Ponte, of the Eldora training school, the winners wrestling for toe right to enter the final. Similarly Clarion wil wrestle Fort 'Dodge, and Cresco will wrestle Valley Junction, winners to wrestle For the past 16 years the SlObin- sons had lived on their farm east of Algona, where they celebrated their golden wedding. Mr. Rdbinson is survived by ins wife and four children: Mrs. Raleigh Pickard, Burt; Mrs. (Bert Pickard, Littleton, 111.; Louis, Algona; and Mrs. Wm. Altwegg, Algona. He is also survived by nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Three brothers and two sisters, Louis, DeLand, 111., James, Monmouth, 111., H. O. Shel-bino, Mo., Mrs. Rosa Edwards, and Mrs. Jennie Williams, both of Breckenridge, Mich., also survive. Mr. Robinson joined the Methodist church at Rushville and later transferred his membership to the Algona church. ion and later charged with drunkenness and given 15 days in jail to hold them until investigation was completed. The state men returned to Des Moines Tuesday evening, but are Roads. (Continued on page 10.) BURGLARS FOILED IN BEHLMER RAID . The Algonquin confectionery conducted by Fred Behlmer, was broken into at 3 a. m. Sunday, but little was taken. Entrance was gained by smashing glass in the back door with a steel pipe. The inside latch was ttoen released. The screen door was opened in the same way. The pipe thrown through the F *ve Hortet, Nine Cowt Die in Fir« for the right to enter the against the winner in the bracket, final first Former Tax Ferret Hit and Run Victim Keith A. Roggensack, tax ferret who worked in Kossuth several months a few years ago, was killed by a hit-and-run driver Sunday night near Waterloo. Apparently he had stepped from his car on the left side, when he was struck by a passing car. The body was dragged 100 feet. Two other men in a car some minutes later found the body, and took it to Waterloo. 'Rog- now attempting to trace the crime from that end. Pictures of the arrested trio and finger prints have •been sent to various detective agencies, police (headquarters, and state! and national criminal headquarters. Mexicans Quarrel and One Gets Bad Cut in the Hand Two Mexicans near Ledyard got drunk Friday evening, and an argument ended in a fight. One attacked the other with a knife and No. 2's right hand was so severely cut that a pistol clutched in the hand could not be fired. Next morning the pair, Philip Quinones, who had the gun, and Lusino Rodrizuez, knife artist, were brour'ut before Justice Danson, charged with drunkenness. Following trial the men were both found guilty and were fined $10 and costs of $€.60 each or five days in Jail. Unable to pay the fines, they ibecame boarders and roomers at the Hotel Dahlhauser. • glass nicked the top of a long table at the rear of tlhe building in four places and broken glass was widely scattered. Only a few packages of o ttrA - Swea Cityan Win* Wrestling Bout Frank Bauers, Swea City, middleweight champion of Iowa, won two falls from A, Brodell, Fort Dodge, in a wrestling bout at Sberfcurn, Minn., Monday. Bauers, who weighs W5, was scheduled for the bout witto "An Unknown Marvel," but he was recognized on entering the ring. (Brodell weighs 225. Bauers won the first fall in six minutes with a body scissors and a reverse headlook, and the second in three minutes witt* » half Nelson and a uroteh hold- Bauers u scheduled for a bout at West Bend next Tuesday. J . WiU V. Bickard Married. Justice panson officiated a* to " Monday when Mary Border, srensack, who was 30, was to have joined the Register & Tribune circulation organizaztion Monday. (Mr. and Mrs. H. B. White and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Pearson attended the funeral services at Waukon yesterday. Mr. Roggensack and Mr. White were fraternity brethren at Drake university. cigarets, perhaps a box of two of cigars, and pop were taken. (Mr. Behlmer's desk suffered most damage. Drawers were opened in search of Saturday's receipts, but nothing had been left. The fact that Mr, Behlmer has usually kept extra change in bis desk gives rise to a suspicion that the introducers were local men who. knew of the custom. (Frank Vayette, who sleeps in tine Bunkofske barber shop at the rear of the building, hardly ten feet from the door where the glass was broken, heard the crash and got up, •thinking the chimney of the building had burned out. The fact that he was up was apparently discovered by the .burglars, wfoo left immediately. Vayette keeps the fire in the shop during the night and does odd jobs elsewhere. Schemel and the son Mart are with Mrs. Schemel'6 parents, Mr. and Mrs. M >P. Weaver, where they will remain till school is out. Whether they will then go to Geneva will be J. 8. Crowell, decided at that time. 375 bu. Mr. Schemel learned the banking J. S. Crowell, business at St. Benedict under his 1550 bu. brother-in-law, E. F. iRahm, now cashier in the state auditor's office. Then he 'was a popular assistant cashier of the County Savings bank till the bank closed, later of the Kossuth County State bank till that bank also closed. He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Philip Schemel, who live retired here. Editor W. F. Miller, of the <Livermore Gazette, who does not ecat- er compliments promiscuously, hue speaks of the transfer: "E. A. Schemel leaves today to take charge of a bank at Geneva, and has been replaced here "by F. J. Hamm, of (Hampton. It is a ;reat disappointment to those most interested to have Mr. Schemel transferred. Mr. Hamm will of course ably fill his place, but it takes some time for a stranger .-to get acquainted,with new conditions The transfer is, of course, a surprise to both parties, and is unexplainable except that it w the way of politics.' "Mr. Schemel made so many friends here that he has been considered as one of the community, and it was even hoped that matters would work out that would make him a permanent resident here." It may be added that Mr. Schemel was so well thought of at Livermore that if capital had been available it is likely that a new bank would have been organized there with him in charge. risen above $1,200,000, and is on the way to a million and a quarter. It is evident that many owners of loanable corn (had been withholding action to see whether market prices would rise albove the loan limit and that they did not apply for loans till the time limil was about to become effective. Now that the time limit has been extended Dhrough March, there is speculation on whether owners tf- loanable corn will repeat the waiting performance and come in with a last minute March-end rush to run the county loans total up to a million and a half or (better. List of Loans. The list of loans toy township since last week's report follows: Burt. J. A. Raney, Sec. 34 Burt, 900 bu. $40 Section 3 Section 3 tBurt, .. *1* (Burt, .. $69 OORN LOAN RECORDS. Saturday Night Heretofore Bus. Amt. Reported 2,317,453 $1,044,399 Today's List 369,715 -106,373 Totals 2,6(87,168 $1,210,771 Cummings Store is Win. A. Knoll, Sec. 20 Burt, 850 bu $383 J. H. Schroeder, Section 26, Burt, 1300 bu $585 J. H. Schroeder, Section 26, Burt, 1200 bu $540 S. M. Orvlck, Sec. 7 Burt, 600 bu. $270 S. M. Orvlck, Sec, 7 Burt, 725 bu. $326 Henry F. Schroeder, Sec. 6 Bunt, 475 bu $214 Clar> A. Wessel, Sec. 12 Burt, 1 725 bu. ......; $326 Bernard Long, Seci 9 'Burt, 800 bu. ......;... »»60 Jessie El Cotton, Sec. 21 Bunt, 860 bu $387 Jessie B. Cotton, Sec. 21' Bur*, 950 bu $423 Jessie B. Cotton, Sec. 21 Bunt, 950 bu $423 August Schmidt, Sec. 32 Burt, 1000 bu , »450 J. M. Blanchlard, Sec. 8 (Burt, 650 bu $293 J. M. Blanchard, Sec. 8 Burt, 650- bu $293 T. A. Raney, Section, 34 Burt, 1140 bu $5113 J. A, Raney, Section, 34 Burt, 1050 bu: $473 Not to Be Closed The W. not to be H. Cummings store is discontinued after all. Trial in Danson Court, Justin Bertoow, Ledyard, was , haled into Justice Danson's court last Thursday on charges filed by Charles Haas, also Ledyard, of larceny of property subject to landlord's lien. Mr. Berhow pleaded not guilty, and on trial was found not guilty, the case being dsunissed by Pasley gout*. Sioux City, Ne»., and Uam ToA4 Rickard, AUWfc were married. •Witnesses were Mr. Wd LakoU, and , mother of at plaintiffs cost. Sexton Couple Divorced. A divorce has been granted Judge Davidson to Arlene P from FJoyd C. Pasley, Sexton, on charges of desertion and cruel and inhuman treatment. legion Stag Tonight, The West Bend (Legjoa postjias invited all the legionnaire^ in Kos- eita to attend a stag party at the West Bend I**i°n ball Thief Robt Fenton Doctor in Chicago Fenton, Feb. 20—Or. J. A. Mueller, new physician here, got home last week Tuesday from a business mission to Chicago. While he was Dhere he left his car locked on the street for a short time, and whew he returned found the lock "broken and his traveling bag stolen. Bag and contents were valued at |75. — * ! Thirty-Bay Fast Begun. Winifred E. Sarcfcett began fasting two weeks ago, and plans to fast 30 days to reduce weight. She. is in excellent health so far, and has not weakened by the fasting. She allows herself lemon, orange, and other fruit Juices to some extent. Doctor Props Bead. Lakota, Feb. 81—iDoctor McCormick, ChicagOi who was to have ibeen one of the doctors in charge, of a (hospital here, fell dead of iheart disease at h« Caieag? of&ce one day last week. Some of his furniture had arrived here. Butler Announces for Renomination First courthouse official to announce candidacy for renomination is County Auditor E. J« Butler, Mr. iButler seeks the democratic nomination, and it is taken for granted that ihe will not be opposed in the democratic primary election. No one has been mentioned for the republican nomination. Apparently Mr. (Butler's efficiency in office, his obliging ways, and his resultant popularity are euch that no republican cares to run against him, and he may <be unopposed at the election, ^ Fenton Drunk is Fined. Sylvester (Heinzinger, Fenton, was fined J1Q and costs in Justice White's court Monday on a charge/ of drunk and disorderly conduct. If the fine was not paid he was to spend 16 days in the county Jail. He was arrested Saturday at Fenton. First plans to that end have beer* reversed, and it will be continued in charge of a local manager not yet named. In the meantime Mrs. Cum- iniivgs is in charge, and Mr. Cummings is at Des Moines, where he and a partner are opening a whole- Bale notions house, Mr. Cummings had experience in this line before tie came to Algona. While at work at the wholesale quarters last week Wednesday Mr. Cummings fell from a step-ladder and suffered a broken right wrist. CROWD OF 800 AT BANQUET HEREJUESDAT vlurtagh and Othetf Democrats on Big Program. An enthusiastic crowd estimated! t 800 persons attended a banquet given under auspices of the.county loosevelt cluib at the high school lymnasium Tuesday evening. Tick* ts had been sold in advance t<* learly 900 persons by democratic ounty officers and precinct lead-» rs. 'Regardless of political affiliations, no one who wanted a ticket >vas barred. | Following tlhe .banquet, l wfhid& was served 'by the Methodist Aid,. he crowd adjourned to the audi- orium for a program of talks bjt j Governor Clyde L. Herring, Stat4 • Comptroller C. B. Murtagh, State! ( Measurer tLeo Wegman, and othea lemocrats. Governor Herring Speaks. • Governor Herring told of his acquaintance wiflh President Roose- , •elt, which began at the democratic national convention in 1920, when! he governor found Mr. IRooseveltt peering through a crack in a bight )latform to watch the states voW ( on tois nomination for vice -presi«» dent on the ticket headed, by Gov» ernor Cox, of Ohio. Governor Herring was a candi- , date for governor in the same year, , and he later chaffed Mr. iRoosevelfc i on the election results, Mr. Her>- ^ ring having received 125,000 more j, votes dn Iowa tihan the candidates ( for president and vice president. jj Roosevelt on Crutches. ' The governor next saw.Mr. Roos- ' evelt in 1924, tihen crippled with in- t fantile paralysis, carried to thel ' platform at another democratic na- l tional convention to nominate. Al* ( f red E. Smith. In 1928 the governor ' saw him again, this time on crutch- « es, and again Mr. Roosevelt waai nominating Smith. This was at thel Houston convention. Finally, itt • 1932, Mr. Herring saw Mr. Roose-., velt accept the nomination foe- president at Chicago, and this time* Ihe used only'his son's arm as &•* prop. The governor rode in the inaug-,- ural parade last March 4 with th«;ji Mt. Vernon (Iowa) band, whidi won first among all bands in the parade. , Witlh this introduction the got* ernor went on to discuss Iowa issues, particularly liquor control and tax revision. He said that at least one member of the state liq,- uor control board would be a woman. The Kossuth tax total fo* 1933 now payable' bad been cob from f 945,000 in 1932 to $7&8,000. ' , Murtagh Praises Kossuth. Opening the meeting J. H. Sheri-: dan, Bancroft, toastmaster, had in- 1 troduced C. B. Murtagh as first speaker. Mr. Murtagih, whose talk was non-political, praised Kossuth ' county as the garden spot of the i state. Attendance at this banquet, , l he said, exceeded by 300 that at a similar banquet at Des Moines which at the time set a record. ' Mrs. Mary Kelleher, Fort Dodge, , committeewoman from Uhe eightib ,'31; IT Loans. (Continued on page 6) Democrats. . (Continued on page 10.) Pardon for Braats. A pardon, with remission of t |300 fine, (has • been granted ti '• Emil Braatz, Whittemore, by GOT i '•it, Lu Verne Car Rams C. & N. W. Freight •Lu Verne, Feb. 20 — The Hugh Colwell car was badly damaged last Thursday evening when it ran into a freight train on the county line road crossing east of Lu Verne. Mr. Colwell was driving and thought the train was past as he was blinded Iby . car lights. The train was long and moving slowly, and the car was not upset. Neither Mr. or Mrs. Colwell were injured. The accident occurred just at desk, ernor (Herring, Braatz was tenced in March, 1930. sen,, ALGONA Markets County CWA Work Resumed With 15-Hr. Weekly Limit Roof Bla»e Extinguished, A roof fire Monday morning started, by sparks from a, chimney was put out by ' firemen at the Frank Stefcrits home, on north Minnesota. The fire damaged only CWA work was resumed Monday, having been resurrected by action of Congress following expiration of the original statutory limit last Thursday. The new set-up is practically the same as the old excepting that the work limit is now 15 hours a week. There had been rumors that the wage scale was to be dropped 'to 30c, but tfcey proved unfounded, and for the present at least the wages remain at 60c an hour for common laibor up to 11.20 for skilled labor. Semi-skilled labor is pajfil the prevailing wage scale in county where worli ie done. MemlberB of the board of super- vwors, County Engineer BU «. Smith, whp is in tecttwical charge, and. W. B. McDonald, is charge oi CWA work locally, epent most of the week-end, l — ileted. Projects unfinished now be completed, but new will work must be approved at Des Moinee 'before going ahead* One new project is repairing of the school building at £fli Verne, at an estimated expense of 19,000. a44 some storm CWA ialboT funds will |1160 to tfhis amount. Titonka and Whittemore sewers <wUl Ibe completed. All other projects will be placed under one HOGS Best md wt. 180 to 200 iBest md wt, 200 to 240 Best md wt. 240 to 260 .. Heavy butchers 260 -to 300 Prime Oivy. buitchers 300 to -BOO iBest Pack, sows, 300 to 350 Packing sows 350 to 400 ., Big- hvy sows 400 to 600 Pigs, 140 pounds ,.....,. Pigs, 160 pounds ., f 3 CATTLE Canners and Cuittere., 50c to Fat Cows f VfiO to Veal Calves ,..., $3.00 to Fait Steers ..,.,.,.,. »&5Q to Stock Steers ,. J2.5Q to Yearlings , f 3.00 to I Bulls tl.BQ GBA1N No. ? yellow corn No, 2 white corn No. 3 white oats No. 9 mixed corn. . t , Eooa No. \ No. 2 Cash .• -Art «"" ' '^^ ~< r _« ^ i -O^ 1 H •<? * * ~* I"""* r - cream POULTRY. Ibe. ajvd up county head, as planned now, so that if one project is completed without using its quota of wan* lours, extra time can be allocated. ;o some other project where the estimate proves to be too low to al low completion. Under orders issued early in the week, the coyiBtty Jsfeoy ajJIflfrBj'yt

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