Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on March 8, 1934 · Page 1
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ALGONA, IOWA, MARCH 8, 1934 liS, REBECCA M'DONALD DIES; 88 YEARS OLD [funeral Services to Be Held Today at Murtagh Home. Following a last illness since |«eek ago Sunday, Mre. Rebecca | M oDonald died Tuesday afternoon rMrs^Sonald was in her 88th hear Apparently her death was laue to a general breakdown result- lane from advanced age. There was |JU6 in" , ... . „,,«„- A Igona-Ledyard Victors in Sectional sea, and she did not suffer. • Until a few months ago Mrs. Mc- iDonald enjoyed remarkably good [health and kept house for herself [and her son James at her home on [east Call street, where they toad [lived since 1898, 36 years, except [three years in .the west. I Funeral services will be conduct- fed this afternoon at '2:30 by the I Rev. A. (English, assisted by the [Bev. S. «. Aten, Burt, at the home lot the daughter, Mrs. E. J. Mur- [tagh, and burial will be made de : [•6ide the grave of Mrs. McDonald's I husband in Riverview cemetery. Born in Folk's Time. Mrs. McDonald's maiden name I was Rebecca Jane George, and she I was born at iBarnesville, O., Aug- luist 12, 1846, the daughter of Mr and Mrs. John George. She was [the last of 12 children. J The George family moved to [Dvright, 111., in 1862, and there Ibecca Jane was married to John [Henry McDonald November 21 1872. They lived at Dwight til 11879, when they came to Algona. In [May, 1882, they moved to Burt [where Mr. McDonald died Novem [her 3 of the same year. Lived Here 83 Years. Mrs. McDonald continued to liv< [at Burt till March, 1898, when [with her son James she came to lAlgona. They lived at Seattle from (August, 1906, till October, 1907. I Mrs. McDonald was a charte: Imember of the Burt Presbyterian [church, and was the only original Imember in attendance at th Ichurch's golden anniversary cele I'bration last June. When she cam ho Algona she transferred member Iship to the local Presbyterian I church. A fact no longer generally known [is that while she lived atiBurt Mrs. [McDonald was postmistress during [Cleveland's first administration. I She was a lifelong and ardent dem- {ocrat. The only surviving children are James and Mrs. Murtagh, both born at Dwight. O. P. McDonald, iBurt, I »8 a brother-in-law. LOCALS EASY WINNERS OVER HUMBOLDTERS Ledyard and Renwick Give Tourney Fans Real Thriller. The Algona and Ledyard basketball teams won the Class A and Class B divisions respectively of the sectional tournament here Saturday night from Hunvboldt county :eams, Renwick in Class B, and Humboldt in Class A. Algona defeated Humboldt, -27-13, easily. In the first quarter Algona led, 7-6, making five points on free throws, Bob iPost sinking a goal. Torgerson, diminutive Humboldt forward, and Schultz, guard, each made a basket, also a free throw apiece, to account for Humboldt's six points. Runaway in Second Period. Algona ran away from Humboldt in the second period, the Algona score rising to 18, and the Hum- boldters heing held scoreless. Post Hunvbo'ldt 32; Algona 22 Swea City 33 Coach Kenneth Mercer, of the iigh school, has compiled basket-, >al! figures on the season's record i Swea city 23 hereabouts this year. ? w , ea City -— 33 nf on Lelyard __ 23 Of 22 games played the Algon- Emmetsburg 12' ans won 1 and lost only six, and Humboldt "u they made a total of €60 points 3mmetsburg ..12; "larion ------- 21; Humboldt ---- 25; .Ve'bster City _.J1 ; lampton ..... 16; Britt --------- 22; lagle Grove _..18; Emmetsburg __18; Evermore ----- 23; Eagle Grove ...29 ; Humboldt ---- 18; larion ------ 22; sank another (basket, and Shackelford each Cretzmeyer sank two, ICrop Loan Office Set Up at Algona Farmers wishing to secure crop loans must prove cooperation irt the government's production-control program, preferably through u program - ' A 8tate £ e count y Production tbe county corn-hog and Sellstrom added a point on a free throw. In the third quarter Spencer, Algona substitute, and Sellstrom got a free throw apiece, and Shackelford added a basket. In the final period Cretzmeyer made a basket, and Sellstrom made a goal and two free throws. Brans- gard, of Humboldt, scored a basket in the third period, another in the final, and made two free throws in the third. Schultz, oi Humboldt, made a free throw in the third. Real Battle in Gloss B. The (Ledyard-CRenwick game was a dose battle from start to finish and kept the crowd on edge. Ledyard led in the first quarter, 12-9; •Renwick in second and third quarters, 18-46 and 27 J 24; and Ledyard pulled away in the final to win 37-34. •Lloyd, Ledyard center, starred for the North Kossuth team, making 15 points, of which ten wore tallied in the first quarter. Thomp son, Ledyard forward, was closely guarded, but he accounted for se-v en points, and Warner, Ledyard made eight. Brandt, guard, made five, and Moulton, the other guard three. Block and .Robinson scored all o: Renwick's points, Block making 19 Robinson 15. Ledyard Comes from Behind. Ledyard's team showed almos' uncanny ability to come from be f , an applica- ™ a .° a a. before it will re- conside ration. • 7 are aUowed a maximum n«n k I ora the emergency crop at' of tf HW. S. Windell to Office was - here 8ome 30 in the he lighter i IZerfass. v- only here *• Mrs. P ? P. Prize alter the »lapsed. Editor t tut not * eriod lus car started atter « second hind to win. game in the In practically every tournament the Led yard team was behind at the half or at the close of the third quar ter, *ut managed to sink baskets when needed to nose out opponent! before the final whistle. The 'Ledyard crowd, massed o: the north bleachers almost mobbe< the team at the close of the game surging out onto the floor ant slapping the backs of the iplayers Adding interest to thia game wai the fact that M. K. Sperry, forme: superintendent at Ledyard, also a Lone 'Rock, is now superintenden at Renwick. Here are the results in the semi finals: Ledyard 85; Bode 24. Bode's lanky squad was out-man euvered by Ledyard in the semi Tourney. (Continued on page 6.) SWEA CITY GIVES UP NEW GYM PLAN After Swea City voted, 240-105 recently to appropriate $6,000 from its general school fund for a new gymnasium it was discovered tha the gymnasium, as originally plan ned, could not be built with CWA labor. It was found that the projec would require 102 men weekly from now till May 1 for completion The county original allotment of CWA help is only 322, and this is reduced 10 per cent a week, 'begin ning February 24. Even if every available OWJ worker in the county were placet on the Swea City project it could not be completed. Another regulation prevented fol lowing the CWA plan. No new men can be added to the pay roll Only men now at work can con tinue, and replacements for men will toe made from -men who had to be dropped under the 10 per cen reduction. Also embarrassing was the ques tion how to complete other projects in the county if all the CWA men were allotted to Swea City. The election was held last week Monday, and the money, it is un derstood here, was to .be availaw for material^ used in the project The whole project has now beei dropped, because the necessity of hiring labor would make the ex too great. Algona Basketeers Garner Points; Opponents 475 Algona 32 Algona 27 Algona 27 Algona 24 Algona 45 Algona 28 —475; Algona 660 ,, - - -' - Point,] Charles Cretzmeyer was local the games loot ran into • u! -*extra time. The record follows: .u Verne ------ 12; Algona ______ 45 Algona 36 Algona ______ 39 Algona ____ -.37 Algona ______ 21 Algona 21 Algona ______ 39 Algona ______ 29 Algona ____ ,__38 Algona ______ 31 Algona ______ 34 Algona ______ 22 Algona ______ 21 Pointer for the season, making 187 points, and Sellstrom was close behind with 174 points. Russell Medin was third with 88, and Dick iShackelford fourth with 78. Boh Spencer made 58 and Bob Post 43. iShackelford and Post, who showed great improvement this year, made only 12 points between them a year ago. Second-team players who filled in on the first team at times made points as follows: Howard Medin, 5; George Stewart, 10; Joe'Larson, G; John iSpencer, 4; John .Shilts, 2. Hampton —17; Algona 20 This does not include their second Webster City ..24; Algona 23 i team points. SORENSEN DRUG TO MOVE NEXT TO P, 0, The interior and the -display windows of the former A. & P. grocery quarters next to the postoffice are being remodeled for the Sorensen drug store, and Mr. 'Sorensen will nove next week if the work has then been completed. The Gamble Stores, now next west of the Sorensen drug store, will have the drug store quarters in the corner of the Algona hotel building. A new front is being installed for the drug store, and the entrance will be in the center instead of at the east corner. The glass was removed Monday, and the new front is being installed by H. R. Cowan & Son. A small prescription room will be partitioned oft at the iback of the room. An old stairway leading to the basement, closed when the postoffice took over its present location, has been reopened, and Mr. Sorensen will keep his reserve stock there. When the drug store moves the partition between it and the present Gamble ,Stores will be taken out. This was built many- years ago, when the front entrance and the lobby of the hotel were where the Gamble Store is now located. The Gamble store will occupy both its present quarters and the drug store room, and removal of •partition will double its quarters and add much play space. more window dis- High School B. B. Quint Is to Play Belmond Tonight The Algona high school basketball team plays Belmond at Mason City tonight in the first round of a district tournament. The first game will be Ledyard vs. Corwith, then the Algona-iBelmond game. Tomorrow evening Grafton plays Abington, and a Mason City-Hampton game will be second. The winners of tonight's games will play the winners of tomorrow night's games Saturday evening to decide entries in a state tournament at Cedar Falls next week-end. There are only four schools in class A, Algona, Hampton, .Mason City, and Belmond; also four in class B, Ledyard, Grafton, Abington, and Corwith. The Algonians will be pitted tonight against -a team of sjx footers, Belmond's team being all more than six fee? tall. • No Opposition for Hough as Director E. J. Hough is the only nominee for director at the school election to ibe held Monday afternoon at the new high school building. There are rumors of another candidate, but nothing has been verified, and it is believed Mr. Hough's election will develop. The election is to be held in Room 160 on the first floor, and the polls will be open from 12 noon till .7 p. m. Mr. Hough was appointed last year, following the resignation of Mrs. C. B. Murtagh upon her removal to Oes Moines. Davidson Patient at Health Resort Judge George A. Heald, Spencer, and Matt Grier, court reporter, were here briefly Monday while the Judge signed orders and other .papers for local attorneys. This is Judge Davidson's term, (but he is at Excelsior Springs, Mo., where, he and Mrs. Davidson are taking treatment for their health. Judge Heald went to Spirit Lake the ILLINOIS MEN LOSE FORD V-8 IN BLAZE A V-8 Ford coupe was (burned early yesterday morning in the driveway at the George Lee home on south Minnesota street. Besides loss on the car nearly ?300 worth of goods, including clothing, two shotguns, a trunk, a tent, and musical instruments, was lost. The car belonged to Homer Barringer, Elgin, 111., nephew of Mrs. Lee. With a friend, Ray Bemler, also of Elgin, he was en route to California on a two or three months vacation. The stop here Sunday with the Lees was the first leg of the trip. The men were to leave yesterday morning, and had everything packed for an early getaway. They attended the second show Tuesday evening, and got home at 1:30. The fire was discovered at 5:20. It is not known how the fire started, but perhaps a short in the wires or a cigaret was responsible. The automobile was covered iby insurance, but the loss of clothes and instruments was uncovered. MANY PUPILS MAKE A.H.S, HONOR ROLL The high school honor roll for the first six weeks of the secern semester was released yesterday by Principal John McDowell, , as follows: Freshmen—(Rachel Becker, Glen dora Burbank, Louise .Devine, Mary Louise Gilmore, Helen Schoby, Dorothy March. Sophomores—Walter (Beardsley John Christensen, Dorothy . Green Betty Gunn, Orval Haines, Richarc Lund, Audrey Rucker. Juniors—Alice Geilenfeld, Isabe Greenlberg, Howard Medin, Robert Monlux, Freda Paetz, Helen Ster ling. Seniors — Charles Oretzmeyer Maxine Fraser, Mary Helen Hudson, Dorlys Knudsen, Ha Leffert Russell Medin, Max Miller, Gert rude Nelson, Violet Norman, Don' aid Parson, Valeria Pickett, Esther Pratt, Bertha Schulz, Margare: Btephensen. Dorohty March, John Christen sen, Mary Helen Hudson, and Don aid Parson received special men tion for having all of grade A's. The requirement for the hono: roll is that the student must havi at least a IB average in all sub Jects, with nothing lower than a C plus. same day, and is there this week. holding court Concert Tomorrow Night. Tomorrow evening at S o clock the high school band and orchestra will give a musicals at the JUgo. school auditorium. There will be a charge of 10c to cover expense of music. Farmer Has Thigh Broken in a Fal Whittemore, Mar. 6 — William Muller is suffering from a fracturi of the right thigh six inches above the knee, also a knee fracture, the result of a wagon load of hogs tip ping over last week Tuesday. He was on top of the load, and when it went over a long pole on the hay struck his leg, breaking it in sev eral places. He was brought to the MoCreery hospital. L. W. Swan eon, Mrs. Muller, and Patricia Weir, R. N., took him to Mercy hospital, Fort Dodge, Saturday. Herring Explains a Broken Promise When Governor Herring spoke the Roosevelt clulb banquet (here he gave assurance that one member o the new state liquor control board would be a woman. A note from C. B. Murtagh to L. E. Linnan now says the governor, through n fault of his own, has had to withdraw that promise. At that time a commission of five members was contemplated, but later the legis lature reduced the number to three . . i » Faints; Hurt in Fall. Whittemore, Mar. 6 — Walter Taake fainted one day last week a Peter Besch's and when he fell bis head hit a range boiler. He was taken to the Lutheran hospital Fort Dodge, where he remained a few days. Bones around the ear injured. TOTAL OF CORN LOANS BOOSTED TO $1,358,910 More Than 3 Million Bushels Sealed Up in Kossuth. The corn loans total rose another notch last week, and now stands at CORN LOANS. Tuesday Night. Heretofore Bus. Amt. Reported 2,922,273 $l,31fi,838 Today's List 97,528 .43,888 Total 3,019,800 $1,358,910 Thirty-eight new automobiles ave been sold in Kossuth since anuary 1. Six were sold in January, 25 in February, and up to Monay night seven had been sold in rtarch. 'Purchasers in January were: 'ords—Algona creamery, Wm. Ichealler, West Bend, F. A. Becker, Bancroft; Chevrolets—F. S Norton & Son, Algona, F. J. Hauptman, Lesley, Jos. Traub, West Bend. February, purchasers of Fords were: Dell C. (Mahan, Glen iwanson, Evard Greger, Glen L. Bennett, L. J. Nelson, all of Algona; G. C. Hood, Clinton Walt- nan, and TJr. W. T. Peters, Burt; 1. A. Daily, Estheryille; F. iF. Felt, iu Verne; Edw. Hildman, Wesley; and Al Rosemeyer, St. Benedict. Chevrolets were sold in February o Calvin Householder, (Lone Rock; S. 'L. Robinson, Bancroft; Frank 1,368,910. The number of bushels >ealed has risen to 3,019,800. A count yesterday showed that up to date 2958 corn loans had een made in Kossuth. The figure ncludes this week's list, as follows: Burt. Rosa Banto, Sec. 22 Bunt, 1000 $450 Ralph C. Thompson, Sec. 7 Burt, 400 bu. $180 Maitihew Bauer, Sec. 2 'Burt, 1300' $585 C. Bterstedt, Sec. 16 Bunt, bu $315 Becker, Sec. 27 (Burt, 1700 $765 Cresco. L. Gerber, Sec. 17 Cresco, bu. $338 E. Rich, Sec. 2$ Cresco, Edw. 700 Matt bu. John 750 Stella 450 bu Stella E. Rich, 830 bu Sec. 28 $203 Cresco, $374 Loans. (Continued on page 0) Thirty Eight New Cars Sold in County in 2 Mos. Kennedy, Swea City; F. R. Hunt, Bancroft; Thos. J. Forburger, Wesley; Ivan Elliott, 'Swea City; and D. -H. "Wermersen, Lu Verne. .Plymouths were sold to Peter Kollasch Sr., Whittemore; Marie Kunz, Wesley; Lloyd H. Schenck, Burt; and Frank Devitt, Lu Verne. A Pontiac was sold to J. A. Roberts, Algona, and a Dodge to Alfred Ddteworth, Bancroft. New cars sold since March first are: Fords—Henry Eischeid and C. D. Colburn, Algona, Earl Shipler, Burt, Dr. IR. L. Corbin, Lu Verne, and Editor 'R. E. Hutton, Bancroft; Chevrolets—Fred Weis, Wesley, and S. M. Orvick, 'Lone (Rock. Supervisor W. S. Cosgrove, Wesley, bought a Nash. Up to Tuesday morning a total of 9596 automobiles and 706 trucks had been licensed in Kossuth so far this year. CRETZMEYER HOME GREATLY DAMAGED IN BLAH FRIDAY Fire damage amounting to near- y $1,'5(H) resulted Friday afternoon at the Dr. C. H. Cretzmeyer home, when wires crossing a water pipe n the basement made a short circuit and partitions in the basement and on 'the upper floors caught 'ire along the pipes. The firemen arrived shortly after 3 o'clock and worked more than an hour putting out the fire, which was hard to get at (between the partitions. The blaze followed the partitions at the rear or east side of the house, burning holes in the "loor in the kitchen, the maid's bedroom, and a stairs. bedroom down- FOREIGN BEEF SOLD AT SWEA IRKS FARMERS The Swea City Herald reports a ;empest at flhe recent annual meeting of the North Kossuth 'Shipping association, not over anything in direct connection with the association's affairs, (but because a sharp- eyed onemlber who had .bought canned beef at a Swea City grocery store discovered that it was packed in Uruguay. The shippers wanted to know how come the United States was letting in foreign beef while at the same time urging farmers to reduce production in order that tfaey might obtain a fair price on the American market. A resolution was adopted "asking Swea City-gro cers to buy no more foreign-pack ed beef, and Secretary Johnson was instructed to forward a protest to Secretary "Wallace. Swea City grocers learned with some astonishment that they hac been selling a foreign product They took what their wholesal houses sent them and had neve examined the labels to find out where the goods jcame from. Temperatures in Week Range from 58 to 11 Above March came in.like a lamb, but February went out like the proverbial lion. Last Thursday and Friday the temperatures rose to '58 'both days, and Friday night the mercury did not fall to freezing. Rain fell Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, making a total for the week and the month of .44 inches, most of which fell Monday morning. Strong winds have been typical of the month. The temperature record follows; High Low February 28 F ._4'2 11 March 1 , . .68 25 March 2 58 30 March 3 (.05 in. r. f.)_J51 38 March 4 (.01 in. r. <f.) __61 28 March 5 (.38 in, r. f,)__43 28 March. 6 , 30 21 Pardon is Granted to Howard Johnson It was thought at first that the fire was caused by explosion of an oil burner, and the firemen put this blaze out first. They then had to work their way from the basement to the roof; putting out fire wherever it broke out along parti- TENNIS COURT WILL GET LIMESTONE BASE The Country club directors Tuesday night voted $125 towards the expense of resurfacing one of the tennis courts at the golf grounds. This will he the first work of a major nature to toe done on the courts since they were built. The plans call for a four or five inch layer of limestone dust leveled off, rolled, and packed, on the west court. After (having been .soaked by rain this type of surfacing becomes nearly as hard as cement and requires but little work to keep in tip-top condition. Lights for one of the courts were discussed, but the directors decided not to install them this year. Some of the tennis players, however, plan to light one court at their own expense, ipaying the $60 or so necessary out of an assessment on players. This would lengthen the time the courts could be used, and would help make the country club more popular after dark. ions. Although the fire was confined to the east side, smoke spread all over the house, doing damage to walls, curtains, upholstering, and clothing. The smoke was so thick that it seeped out of the attic through the shingles and gave the appearance that the roof was afire. .Fire adjusters have been here, and carpenters, painters, electricians, and plumbers are making repairs. The damage was covered by insurance. PIONEER GIRL HERE DIES ATJHELLSBURG Funeral services were held at Irvington in charge of the Rev. A. •English Tuesday o'clock for Mrs. morning at 11 Fannie Fluhart, A. H. address, A pardon granted to Howard Johnson was filed yesterday in Olerk •MoEvoy'a office. Johnson was sentenced to a year at Anamo- ea in February, 1933, on a charge of 'breaking and entering in the nighttime, ibut was paroled from the bench and did not have to serve time. Good behavior since then has earned pardon by Governor Herring. County Council of PTA Will Meet at Good Hope Church The county council of the Iowa Congress of Parents and Teachers/ will meet at the Good Hope community room next Tuesday evening <lt o> There will be election of officers, and each unit in the membership is to have its president and one delegate present at a business! session. Any unit in the county, (belonging to ttie state and national > congress is eligible to mem- (bership in the county council. The program will be:, business meeting, 8 o'clock; welcome, Fred Plumb; vocal solo, Rev. Wood; instrumental trio; , How Obedience in the Home Aids: Obedience and Efficiency jn the School, Supt. Norman Norland, of Laurens. 'Lunch will be served. The Union No. 7 P. T. A. will be host. Iowa Sales Tax in Real Boon to Minnesota Towns Grimly interesting to merchants in the northern tier of Iowa counties are remarks in (bordering Minnesota papers like this from the Blue Earth Post— "Blue .Earth merchant^ are smiling today. The imposition of a sales tax in Iowa will undoubtedly be a booster for neighboring Minnesota towns such as Elmore, Blue Earth, (Fairmont, and Jackson." The new sales tax act specifically requires merchants to collect the tax from consumers. Senator Patterson voted against this tax even though to do so he had to vote against the income tax, both being in the same bill. who died at Shellsburg Saturday, aged 56. Mrs. Fluhart was born September 23, 1877, at Freeport, 111., the, daughter of Mr. and.(Mrs.. J. M. Green, and was brought to Iowa by her parents .when she was two, the ELECTED LAST THURSDAY AT COUNTY MEET Also Named Chairman of Allotment Committee. A. R. Clayton, Cresco township, has been named chairman of the county corn-hog allotment committee, and other members of the governing committee are J. H. Warner, Swea City, J. H. Fraser» Algona; George Wirtkel, Whittemore; and W. J. Frimml, Wesley. Mr. Clayton is also chairman of the county corn-hog board named at the meeting of township chairmen in the corn-hog permanent organization last Thursday. .B. O. Freits, of Lakota, is vice chairman; Carl Hutchins, Algona, treasurer; G. A. Bonnstetter, Algona, secretary. Mr. Bonnstetter will be in general charge of the work in Kossuth, representing the extension department of Iowa State college. New County Board Meets. The county board met Tuesday in the courtroom and discussed various phases of the work. Every corn-hog contract must toe inspected by its township committee irt the next few days. Contracts must be correctly made out, and necessary corrections will he made. Each township committee, after all contracts in the township have been corrected, must visit the contract farms and closely inspect the land set aside for rental to tha government The committee must ascertain whether the number of acres given on the contract is correct. Then the land must 'he ap^ •praised as to the amount of corn it would probably produce. If there is disagreement between the farmer and the committee it is to foe referred to the county committee. Under usual conditions, however, the Judgment of the township committee will be final, because of its better knowledge of soil and other local conditions. . a> Township Committee's Duties. '" The township committee must also be certain that the reduction lies between the 20 and 30 pe» cent required on the total acregaet fanned, ilt must toe at least 20 pen cent, and cannot go over 30 pen cent. These facts are then certified to> the county committee by the township committee. The county committee must iron out disagreements, after which the figures, must be compared to be certain that the county quota is met forr tooth hogs and corn land. In cases of disagreement on tha 25 per cent hog reduction tha county committee will have to settle the case. family locating east of Algona. Another Lu Verne Dividend. G. 8. Buchanan, receiver of the iBank of 'Lu Verne, began paying a second dividend to depositors last Thursday. The first dividend was for 5 per cent, or a total of f 19,000, and this is the same. The receiver has recently received large sums on government corn loans. t- Peace Disturber Fi»ed. Frank; Vayette was given 10 days in jail last 'Thursday on « charge of disturbing the peace by fighting and swearing in an Algona restaurant. He week; Tuesday, was arrested last On December 25, 1917, she was united in marriage to Charles E. Fluhart, Shellstmrg, and with the exception of three years in Oregon she had since lived at Shellsburg ever since. Her last illness was brief, and she died following an operation. Her husband, a brother, Emory J. Green, Bode, two sistere, Mrs. Lulu Sheriff, Waukon, and Mrs. Charles E. Bryden, Bancroft, survive; also a niece, Helen Bryden. There were no children. Mrs. Bryden is the wife of the (Bancroft Baptist pastor. was given a 30-day sentence to the, Kossuth county Jail Sunday toy Justice James H. Sheridan, Bancroft, for passing worthless checks. Constable Jake Keller, Bancroft, brought him to Jail. Fenton Community Club Seeking Bank Fenton, Mar, 6— The Community club met last Thursday evening, and discussion was on a bank for Fenton. (Mrs. J. A. Mueller and 8. W. Meyer and J. F. Newel were appointed to eee bank officials at Burt and Whittemore and find out if they can offer a favorable proposition in the wayjot a branch bank. Marriage Knot is Tied. Justice H. 'B. White performed a marriage ceremony yesterday morijing tor Gilmore Nelson, Jack- eon, Minn., and Marie Argobright, oi Curlew. They were married; jn ' Mr. office, ten.'. miles south- Check Artist Jailed, George Gilbertson,; iForest City, TEACHERS TO HOLD FORT DODGE MEET Next week Tuesday evening Algona teachers will Dodge to attend a go to Fort north central Hog Allowance is $5. Farmers will receive $5 a head for each hog in their 75 per cent quota raised in 1934. If they do> not raise the full 75 .per cent it is understood that the $5 will apply- only to the number raised. Complete figures for the allotments in Kossuth have not beett officially released. It is believed that there are approximately 250,000 acres of land in corn production in the county, with a production of -between nine and ten million bushels. Lutheran Pastors Meet. Lutheran pastors of the Algonai circuit met Monday afternoon at the Trinity church .to study stewardship. After the meeting lunch* was eerved by the Trinity Aid. ALGONA Markets HOGS 140 pound® 160 pounds Best md wt. ISO to 200 |3.'80> 'Best md wt 200-250 J4.0H Best md wt 240-1260 $3.90 Hdavy butchers 260 to 300 $3.80 teachers institute. Regular school hours will be observed here, the teachers going down only tor the evening program. There will be no school Friday. The program Thursday evening includes a mass orchestra of 100 students picked from northern, Iowa schools, and ten who will represent Algona are: violin, Isabel Greenberg, Netta GruWb, Helen Hueser, Kathleen Evans, Frances. McEnroe, Wayne Moore, and Betty Gunn; drums, James Chulbb; flute, Max Miller; cello, Evelyn Smith. The students will go to Fort Dodge Thursday morning to practice with the rest of the orchestra all day for a concert that evening. The orchestra will be under the direction of Professor Righter, of tne state university. Two Algona teachers will take part in the program: Ruth Messenger in a conference discussion on senior ihigb school English classes, (Miss Hoelscher in a conference on Junior high school English classes. Other local teachers take part in discussions. Prime J»vy. butchers 300 to 350 ?3.70 Best Pack, sows, 300 to 350 .. J3.30 Packing 1 sows 350 to 400 $3.10 Big Ihvy. sows 400 to 600 ,.., $3^00 CATTLE Canners and Cutters.. 60o to f 1,50 Fat Cows $1.25 to $1.60 Veal Calves $3.00 to $5.00 Fat ateers $4,00 to J5.00 Stock Steers $2.50 to J3.6O Yearlings $3.00 to $4.0Q Bulls $1.56 o $2.25 GRAIN No. 2 yellow corn ., , gs^J •No. 2 white corn ,..;••«• 97 C. C. E. Hciae is Sick. Heise is reported *i<* flfbed. boldt, ie b.ere. POULTRY. Springs 5 Ibe. and up Springs under 6 U».

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