Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on March 29, 1934 · Page 1
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Weather ALGONA, IOWA, MARCH 29, 1934 10 Pages Number 28 IISH WAR fcT TO GIVE IP CHARTER bers Too Few to Lain Costs of Operation. ir E. J. Vim Ness ' Danish-American Veterans ith county will hold a •tomorrow evening to sur- |eir cliarter and disband, [six years ago Kossuth Id'its part by furnishing a lany of volunteers for the •American war. Company |e original 4th Iowa Na- laanls, had its headquar- •Algona. Capt. Thos. F. TOW a prominent citizen of teles, was commanding of- rcpany was recruited up to Strength of 108 enlisted •was made part of the 62nd jlunteers commanded by (am Humphrey. ,mp 19 Years Old. §1915 a camp of Veterans lanish-American war was , in Algona. It was a ganization. The members [al ttie average age of 60. nt of financial conditions, jie fact that their pensions either entirely cut otf |y reduced under the so- momy act passed by Con- administered by the ex,here are only a few able jue membership, [original Company F at All six remain: William Gil- ieph Bestenlehner, George Charles H. Taylor, I, Mahoney, all of Algona, * Wood, Titonka. of OUier Companies. fore also members of the pent 'here, but of differ- pnies, as follows: Paul R. 1 E. J. Van Ness, Algona, bny C; Albert Fritz, Al- fitonka, of Company A, oni'pany K; and Edward Id regiment. Henry Stehle, Vlo served in a Kansas ! John Hardgrove, who a Kentucky regiment, bikings, who served in the |rry Chambers, Corwith, |ed in the 51st Iowa, Lee Titonka, who served in regiment, Albert Mr. Strayer, and Mr. all of Burt, who were fth Iowa, and William west Bend, who was in a regiment, also live in ly 19 Members left, Ktes a grand total of only in-American war veterans ^n to remain in Kossuth >ueh are the changes that |al organization has con- Pie 19 years, and during frae it has never asked I°m the community, has In sold flowers or asked KSn- ^ few of the b °y g laffihate with the organ- n***™ else ' The rest E^ fr °m memberslhip ponaUrganization. »ment Money Bounty Totals 'ver $2,560,000 Corn LAST FILINGS MUST BE MADE BY _SATURDAY No Announcement on Disposition of Sealed Corn. The last corn loans report preceding this week's appeared in the Advance of March 8. Last week and the week before they were crowded out by the delinquent tax list. Today's list includes all filings since the loans reported March 8 and up to this week (Monday. Up to date 320G loans have been reported, but in many cases several loans are reported against corn in different cribs owned by the same farmer. Next week's list will be final, for government corn loans will come to an end Saturday, and no more filings will be accepted after 4 p. m. that day. The total number of bushels pledged in Kossuth county is now CORN LOANS TOTALS MONDAY NIGHT Heretofore Bus. Amt. Reported -_«,01!),800 $l,!Ki8,J>10 Today's list 295,228 132.85!5 Totals 8,815,028 $1,491,708 the loans total is 3,315,028, and $1,491,763. The loans will be due August 1, four months from now. Corn on the market is now about 35c. It doesn't look now as if it would rise to 45c by August 1. In that event the government 'gets the corn, as far as can be seen ahead now. It must be moved out of the cribs by September 1. What is to be done with it is not known. It is claimed that the quesion has not yet been considered at Washington. Filings since the list (published March 8 follow: Burt. Alfred E. Jorgcnsen, Sec. 3-1 Bunt, 57-5 bu $'»o9 P. F. Kriethe, Section 22 Burt, 300 bu $185 F. Kriethe, Section 22 Burt, 700 bu $315 Frederick Sehultz, Sec. 13 Bunt, 500 bu. Frederick 350 bu. Frederick 350 bu. Frederick IOWa Pottaw fl ° g - money i count! aml( ( ' C * as ^» Cham Psin I 30 Wn,Z, *° ? osauth inthp? e , d orall y and K' &°r ^ter- '«,t MO , s. The enter every Fined. SchuHz, Sec. 13 Burt, $158 Schultz, Sec. 13 Burt. JH58 Schultz, Sec. 13 Burt, 150 bu ....................... $OS N. L. Cotton, Section 18 Burt, 1350 bu ................... ${JOS N. L. Cotton, Section 18 Burt, 1)150 bu ..................... $518 Alice B. Wolcott, Sec. 17 Bunt, '500 Loans. (Continued on page 8.) BUTTERMAKERS IN SEC, 6JEET HERE A Sec. 6 buttermakers 1 meeting was held here last Thursday, with ;he Irwin Seamans and the Albert Granzows as hosts and hostesses. The men .held a business meeting at the Granzow home. A Mr. Somers, of Philadelphia, spoke and complimented the buttermakers of the district on the fine quality of tfheir butter, Mr. Somers buys at least two carloads a week through the Iowa State Brand Creameries. He also gave an interesting talk on future conditions in the dairy industry. ^ohn Christiansen and Roy Stor- vick, of the State Brand Creameries, Mason City, Professor Rudnick, Ames, and H. Meier, also of Ames, also gave talks. The women bad an afternoon of bridge at the new home of the Seamans, Mrs. Kenneth Seely, Algona, winning high, Mrs. Behrends, Lakota, second, and Mra. Storvick the consolation.. A cafeteria supper was served to more than 100 persons. From out of the section came Mr, Somers, Mr. and Mrs. Storvick, Mr. and Mrs. Christiansen, Mr. and Mrs. Karl Wester, and Russell Weaver, also Mason City, Mr. and Mrs. Torkel Hill, Story City, Mr. and Mrs. O. J, Kloock, Garner, Mr. Rudnick, and Mr. Meier. Car Purchases in County Shoo; Times are Improved Fifty new cars and trucks had Fonl; Alcx C . BvanS| Chevrolet; noon sold in Kossuth county up to Edw. H. Dchnert, Chevrolet; C. B. Tuesday afternoon. Algona ,pur- ^ ufr - Plymouth; 'Louis Wittenburg, chasers wore: Henry Eischeid 1 ' 1(ml; Harold Sorenson, Chevrolet. Ford- C n Pnihni-Ti v™.i \T IT' €i . irl Shipler, Burt, Ford; S. M. &&^^^W^*S!£^S^ ssS^"^™ McLnrpo Bios., Lord; Dr. J. B.lrivmonH,- A . W. Shaser, Bancroft! Nick N. =^ e ™'^^- P, V,T™», Qr^&^rdf Herman Franzen, Titonka, Chevrolet; M. J. . . . , Chevrolet; G. «. Ogg, Chrysler; W. W. Casey, Pontiac; Martin A. Jensen, Chevrolet; John Dreesman, .. j * k .^u ,YCIK, \jiiuviuitJi; Supervisor W. S. Cosgrove, Nash; Francis J. Hauptman, Plymouth; Guy Carlson, Chevrolet; Helen C. Reimer, Chevrolet; Fred Seefeld, Ford; J. L. Gratledge, Chevrolet. Lu Verne—Dr. R. L. Corbin, Welsh, Ledyard, Chevrolet. Warner II. Wermersen, Corwith, I Chevrolet; L. Thilges, Bode, Pontiac; Joe Lynch, Bancroft, Chevro- COUNTY ATTORNEY IS AMONG VICTIMS OF SCAjLET FEVER Four new cases of scarlet fever in Algona last week Wednesday and Thursday caused the school board to advance the annual spring vacation from next week to this week. School let out Friday. The first case here was that of Margaret Hullerman, teacher in the fifth and sixth grades, who was quarantined at the Kossuth hospital in February, but has been back at teaching for several weeks. Elmer Kelly, 3-year-old son of the James Kelleys, west College street, was quarantined March 8. Quarantined last week were Russell Pickett, 15, south Jones, and Russell Bands, 10, at his grandfather Fred Anderson's on west g T , 6 ' J m lLlv "' m " e ' FFMC BONDS, NO GASH, ON FARJUOANS Change Announced in Financing Scheme by the FCA. •Parmers hereafter receiving loans through the Farm Credit Administration will receive them in the form of bonds instead o£ cash, according to announcement received Saturday by H. D. Hutchins, sec- T. „,. . ... . , ."-. --• ,. \ retary-treasurer of the Algona Na- Benedict Chevrolet; Nettie Bolilm, | tional Farm Loan assoc iation. ?™i n n y 'i »V • AGartnfir ' Tl - 'Heretofore if a farmer secured a tonka, Dodge; Minnie M. Habeger, i oa n through, the FOA he received West Bend, Chevrolet. cash . For instance on a $965 , oan ihe received that amount in money. Now on a $965 loan he will receive a $500 bond, four $100 bonds, and $65 in cash. Bonds Are Guaranteed. The bonds are issues of the Federal Farm Mortgage Corporation. They pay 3% per cent and have the guarantee of the federal gov- Rodney Van Ness Shot Through Leg Rodney Van Ness accidentally fired a 32 Colt automatic pistol Monday afternoon, and the bullet entered his leg at the thigh, going , through the leg. He was taken to 'eminent behind them as to payment the Kossuth hospital, where he is •staying this week. iRodney at the time was trying to unload the gun. He already had the magazine out, and he was adjusting the safety when it went off. The bone was not touched, though, the wound was deep. APRIL COURT TERM WILL OPEpONDAY Court will open next Monday with Judge James DelLand, Storm 'Lake, on the bench. _ . T . , , Judge DeLand's wife has ibeen State. Last Thursday Le Roy Nolte, seriously ill for several weeks, and 13, son of the Ben Noltes, was other judges have Tieen substitut- , i- judges have Tjeen su-bstitut- quarantined at their home on north,i ng f or him. Mrs. De Land is now Hall. Adel Collinson was quaran- reported much improved, tined Saturday at her home on west State. The latest case is that of County Attorney Maurice C. McMahon, who became sick Monday and was quarantined that day at his home on south Phillips. All cases so far reported here have 'been mild. Many patients have had only a headache and a sore throat for several days, and then became apparently well again. It is not till the skin begins to peel that the disease becomes evident to laymen. Quarantines for scarlet fever are by law for 28 days, for one having the disease can spread jjerms that long. It is during the first period of the sickness that contagiousness is most active, however. *- which, three are divorce actions.! on 'j 16 bond exchange basis as out- Ruth Davidson seeks a divorce ! lmecl - tut provisions of the loans from James F. Davidson; Lucille l wl11 be . m no wa y altered by the Crouch from Harry Crouch; and change in financing. The interest Bartlett Out for County Recorder Harley E. -Bartlett, Algona, announces that he is a candidate for the republican nomination for There are 78 new cases on the docket for this term of court, of of both interest and principal. The_FFMC has a capital itself of 200 millions as security, also the consolidated bonds of Federal land banks issued in exchange for the bonds, and the mortgages accepted by the iPFMC, all being guaranteed. The bonds will be listed on all ibond exchanges, and holders should not sell them without first finding out what they are quoted at on the bond markets. The bonds are tax-exempt except for surtaxes and estate, inheritance, or gift taxes. They are also lawful security for 15-day loans from banks in the federal reserve system. They are .to be issued in denominations of $100, $500. and $1,000. No Otlwsr Loan Change. Loans applied for and approved up to date, but on which the cash, ihas not ibeen paid, will be financed corder at the June primaries. re- So Arline Pasley from Floyd Pasley. Most other new cases are foreclosure actions. 'Frederick Thies, of North Kossuth, filed a petition, last week for modification of a decree of divorce entered a year ago. Under the decree he is paying his wife $25 a month alimony, which he claims is excessive. I-Ie says his wife is a chiropractor at Golden, Colo., and is now earning her own living. By court order filed Tuesday (Mrs. Alma Pearson, deputy court clerk, was named referee in pro- ibate to succeed Clerk E. J. McEvoy, who asked that he be relieved of this extra work, which is mostly of a clerical nature. The grand jury will sit next week Tuesday morning, but the petit jury will not report till a week from Tuesday. rate on new loans is 4% when made hrougih a national farm loan association, or 5 per cent when made directly by a federal land bank. The new plan means that a farmer securing a loan virtually becomes agent of the government for sale of JiFMC bonds in order to secure the cash, for his loan. It is anticipated that loan companies and life insurance companies holding mortgages will accept the FFMC bonds without question. far no other candidate has been announced. Mr. Bartlett has lived here all his life, he is a graduate of the Algona high, school, and he obtained a business education at Cedar Rapids. He served as Deputy Auditor under Bertha E. Johnson, and his competecy for the recordership is admitted. Change in Lakota Editor Announced Burt, Mar. 27—J. G. Thaves, who for the past ten years has been with the Burt Monitor, last week completed a deal whereby he became editor of the North Kossuth. Record at Lakota. Mr. Thaves was »art owner of the Record before coming to Burt. The Thaves family will not leavo here till after the close of school. E. N. Clemans, who has been publishing the Record, win take Mr. Thaves' place here. George Hohenberger 81. George (Hoheriberger 8r. celebrated Ms Kiel birthday last week Tuesday, friends called to extend congratulations and spend the evening, RefresHmenta were serv- by his wife. Mr, Hoh*nb«rger ha* good health. IOWA STATE BANK DEPOSITS ALMOST UPTOJ2 ( 000,000 The Iowa State bank has responded to an official call for bank statements of condition as of Uarch 6. Another big increase in footings is shown, the same being now past the two million mark for the first time, the amount being $2,018,303. The County Savings was the only Kossuth bank ever to have footings in excess of two millions. The bank has liquid assets — u. S state and municipal bonds, cash, and due from banks—in the sum of SI 513,365, an astonishing total ;n a community supposed to be hard A new item on the resources side is $116,110 in corn loans. These loans are backed by the government and are instantly convertible into cash. Q24 The deposits exceed $1,892,JM4, and give promise of exceeding two millions in the next official atate- m Tbe official published statement shows that postal savings deposits of the Algona postoffice now stand at $170,000 compared with some $400,000 in the last preceding statement. This reduction is in .part due to the new federal .guaranty act, but also in part to growing confidence in the (bank's own standing. The statement is warranted that the'task's next official statement will be likely to show a further reduction in postal savings deposits to a small figure. G. O. P. in County Awakes and Casts Eye on Situation More or less secrecy surrounds a meeting of Kossuth re 1 publicans nt the Algona hotel Monday evening (.0 organize the nucleus- of a county republican club. No one has been found who would give out much news about it. It is given out that G. I), Sluuinvay was elected president; former sheriff L. E. Hovey, secretary. It is also stated that another and larger meeting soon lias been planned. Kumors that the question of a complete county ticket for the June primaries was discussed have not been verified. LEDYARD MAN HELD GUILTY OF ABUSE OF HOLSTEIN COW Charles Eggerth, Ledyard, was found guilty by Justice Danson Monday of a charge of cruelty to animals, particularly a Holstein cow, one of whose legs he cut off in January. He was fined $25 and costs of $39, but his attorney, Judge Quarton, filed notice of appeal. A case of cruelty to a bull, which it was claimed Eggerth tied up and beat to exhaustion, was dismissed on payment of costs of $39.90, but notice of writ of error has also appealed this case. The two cases were tried in the courtroom of the courthouse last week Tuesday afternoon, but were continued to Monday on appeal of defendant's attorney for more time in .which to prepare. The complaint filed concerning the cow was made by Lawrence Swift, and that concerning the bull by Emory A. 'Smith, both of whom formerly worked 'for Eggerth. . The costs of the two cases were high, for eight witnesses testified for the state and two for the defendant. Swift charged that Eggerth be- cams infuriated when the cow kicked him while foe was milking another cow, so he beat it about the legs with a board in which there was a nail. The cow's legs developed sores, and later she 15 CWA MEN START WORK ONAIRPOHT Prepare County Land South of Town for Airplane Use. A crew of 15 CWA men started work Monday to grade and otherwise prepare the county ground at the Irvington corner south of town, on No .169 for an airport. •Supervisor W. E. McDonald and County Engineer H. M. Smith, who were at Des Moines last mid-week, secured allocation of this additional Kossuth project. This, however, is a federal CWA project, and is not affected by state CWA cessation of auch work. Between 15 and 20 men will be employed on the airport till it is! finished, wihich will ibe -before May 1. All of the men will toe taken from crews which have been working on CWA projects. New men cannot be taken on. Two Runways Planned. The work to be done on the county land for the airport includes grading as a major project. The ground will be leveled, holes filled in, and (bumps cut down. The tract will then be seeded to some hay crop whidh does not affect the landing of planes. Two runways for airplanes taking off will ibe plotted and conspicuously marked. The bay or other crop will be mowed several times a season on these runways, so that speed in taking off will not be retarded by heavy .growth. Field to be Bordered. The field will be bordered by standard air field markers consisting of (boards eight inches wide 1 and several feet long placed at regularly spaced intervals to outline the field. A new fence will .be constructed. There -are two county gravel pits on the land, but they are in corners and will not affect use of the airport. "Warning signs will probably be placed near them to prevent pilots from cracking up. LEO, DAILEY, SPENCER,! TO BEJPEAKER Open Forum Tomor«r row Night for Co* \ \ Retailers, <.i|$il Leo Dailey, Spencer, former Al- gonian, will speak at a .general meeting of Algona and Kossuth. business men called for tomorrow night at 8 o'clock at the I. O. O. B". hall over the Anderson Bros, andt E. W. Lusby stores. Mr. Dailey will speak on the new state retail sales tax and its application to businesses such as are embraced in towns of the size of Algona. 'Mr. Dailey is president of ths Iowa Association of Commercial Organization .Secretaries, and h» presided at a recent sales tax meeting of -business men at Desr Monies at which first plans were- formulated for the application, of the new tax law. Mr. Dailey has been secretary of the 'Spencer Chamber of Commerce for many years, also of the Clay county fair. Opportunity for Questions. There will be an opportunity for questions following his talk'. He- has been in close touch with the sales tax through the state organization, and 'hence is well qualified to speak on the subject. Invitations are toeing mailed today to a. representative (business man in every Kossuth town who is asked to> come himself and advise other retailers. Whether personally notified or not, every business man in the county is invited to attend. Local Retailers to Meet. Because of the recent reduction. , of s.pace in the courtroom due to installation of the corn-hog and Farm Bureau offices, the room is now too smaill to hold the crowd, and the I. 0. 0. F. hall was secured. Following- discussion of the tax there will ibe a short meeting of Algona retailers to complete organization of a local retail code authority under the NBA. A tentative organization was set up in. January, ibut it was not complete enough, and additional instructions have been received which must be eom'plied with soon. In connection with the project all towns in the airport •county Hunting & Fishing Permits for 1934 are Expected Here The county recorder has received word that 1934 hunting and fishing license blanks will be shipped from state headquarters this week and should be here today or tomorrow. As soon as they arrive the recorder will be alble to issue 1934 licenses. A large number of '>pet' numbers have been reserved by sportsmen. _ Hunting-fishing combination licenses will cost $2.50 this year instead of a dollar. A fishing license can be bought for a dollar, or a hunting license for $2.00, but the combination license saves 60c. » Senator Patterson Visits Washington Burt, Mar. 27—(Sen. G. W. Patterson returned Sunday from Washington, D. C., where he was called a week ago to appear before the* agriculture committees of the Senate and House relative to a bill on the marketing of livestock. This was his first visit to the national capital. In the senate hearing he had a little "brush" with Senator Norris, of Nebraska. Senator. Patterson spent a week at Washington. Sorensen's Moved; Gamble's Doubles Store Room Space The Sorensen drug store is now in new quarters in the store rooms next east of the postoffice. The Gamble store is expanding to add the corner store room in the Algona hotel building which the Sorensen drug store had occupied a year. The expansion .will double the space occupied (by Gamble's Painting is being done, also the necessary rearrangement of fixtures, and a larger stock will be carried. Bud Barnard, Gamble manager, plans to have the expansion completed by Monday . A partition which separated the two store rooms has been removed. No Rabies Feared for Mrs. Pickard 'Dr. J. G. Clapsaddle, Burt, reported Monday that he had given Mrs. T. R. Pickard, Plum Creek, who was recently bitten by a mad dog, the last of 14 shots 24 hours apart against hydrophobia. Her arms are sore from the treatment, but she is otherwise all right. There has at no time been indication that she had the disease, and the treatment was precautionary. There is no expectation that the disease will develop. The report that she was taken to Iowa City was er- broke a leg while she was entering. will have the town name painted tli2 barn. Eggerth then cut it off I upon the roof of some prominent with a hack saw, though taking i(building as a guide for airplane 1 care that the wound was sterilized, pilots. Through oversight iLedyard The cow's leg did not heal, and was omitted from the list as ap- 'inally a neighbor shot the animal proved, hut it is expected that that with Eggerth's permission. The courtroom both last week Tuesday and again Monday was filled for the hearings. G. D. Shumway served as county attorney Monday in the absence of County Attorney M. C. MciMahon, who was sick. Legion Menibersliip Up. The 'Legion post will meet next Tuesday night. The post has completed a membership drive which lias given it the largest enrollment in the last four years, having increased the membership from 85 to 112. There will be a Joint meeting of the Legion and Auxiliary posts* of the county at Titonka April 10. » Another New Lawyer. •Supt. Edward H. Parsons, of the Swea City schools, plans to open a law office here after June 1. He has declined reelection as superintendent. Last year he -passed a bar examination and was admitted to the practice. (He studied at Hum- (boldt in. dassea conducted toy former Judge £>. F. Coyie. ror. Algona Girl Wins in Music Contest Ruth Malueg, Algona, won a rating of "superior" in the first round of an inter-school music festival at Britt Saturday morning, in the cornet section. Contestants rate "superior" to advance to the next round in the state contest at Ames April 6-7. BicUard Niver, Lit Verne, also got a superior rating in the cornet section. Others in the county also won honors as reported in correspondence elsewhere in the Advance. ac- Knutson Rotary Speaker. Nine Clear Lake Rotarians companied C. A. Knutson, republican candidate for governor, to Al'gona Monday to attend the weekly 'luncheon of the Algona Rotary club, at which Mr. Knutson epoke on the gross income tax. It is on this platform that he is running. Titonkian Jailed as Wife Deserter Melvin Craven, formerly of Titonka, was bound over the jury at the April term of court Monday by Justice Danson, when he waived preliminary bearing on a charge of desertion of his wife and child since July 28, 1933. Sheriff Dahlhanser went to Minneapolis Saturday and arrested Craven, who waived extradition. Bond was set at $1,000, which has not 'been furnished, and Craven is held in Jail. FUNDS ARE RAISED FOR ENTRY IN THE BASE BALL LEAGUE Five Algona baseball enthusiasts canvassed the (business men Saturday forenoon, and within two hours took pledges of more than $550, which assured a professional baseball team for Algona and entrance into the Class D of -the national league. Headquarters of the national league in this section at Minneapolis was notified, and if other towns in the proposed circuit are successful in organizing Algona will go ahead with organization. It is expected that all towns will have been canvassed (by this weekend, and that word from Minneapolis of the results in other towns will be received. The league Algona will Join will include Mason City, Charles City, Spencer, 'Estherville, Algona, Albert 'Lea, Fairmont, and Austin If any two towns fail to organize, a six-town league can be organized. Pending word from Minneapolis, little is being done here, but when definite word is received a permanent organization will be formed and officers elected. The officers will then go forward with hiring players and a manager. A schedule of games will also be arranged, and after a short training season games will begin, in mid-April. The season will last till the last of Aug_ust. Men who solicited the city Saturday were M. J. Pool, John Bieser, J. W. Kelly, Russell B. Waller and C. K. Frane. Fence Rumpus is v , Aired in Danson J. P. Court Heret Mr. and Mrs. Michael Miller weret the rest will its name painted on a prominent building. CORN-HOG DATA IS TO BEJHIBLISHED Names of Kossuth corrnhog producers and the principal production figures in their adjustment contracts will be published soon in the county newspapers, A. E. Clayton, chairman of the county allotment committee announces. 'Publication is one of the methods AAA is using to secure a check on corn-hog data before the contracts go to "Washington for acceptance "by Secretary Wallace. The figures to be 'published include: acres in farm; 1932-33 corn acreage; number acres rented to government; hog litters farrowed; number of hogs produced for market; number feeder pigs bought in 1932-33. Discovery of errors will not necessarily mean misrepresentation on the part of contract signers. In the wheat campaign many farmers made voluntary corrections. Anyone who sees_ a mistake in a neighbor's production figures may report it to the allotment committee. This report will be kept confidential. The committee will investigate to . see if adjustment is needed. Publication will also be an added check on accuracy of the contracts, give the public a chance to approve the production data, and help insure a fair deal to all. Howard Platt alleged that Mrs-. Miller assaulted him with a club) while he was putting up a fence oni south Minnesota street. Mr. Millet was charged with, threats of assault after Mrs. Miller had struck. Platt. Both Mr. Miller and his wifa pleaded not guilty. Following trial, Mr. Miller was fined ?10, which, however, was suspended .pendingj- good behavior, the case against bint, being continued for 60 days. Mrs. Miller's case was continued 60 days pending good behavior. The trouble between the Miller* and Mr. Platt arose from a disputes- concerning the boundary line. Larceny Case Dropped. A charge of larceny of an over* coat against Albert Davis was dis- nissed in Justice Damon's court tfonday, when a search warrant 'ailed to find'evidence. The charga was filed ;by ILyman Potter. Rural Phone Line Renewing Charter The North Cresco Rural Telephone company's original 20-year charter has expired, and notice of reincorporation is being published. The new charter will expire in 1953. W. H. King is president; Fred Parks, secretary; Philip Roethler, (B. F. Sparks, Thos. Metcalf, and Simon (Henry, directors. * No School This Week. School was closed for the spring vacation this week instead of next week, 'because it was feared that scarlet fever might spread from pupils who came down with it. There were several pupils absent from school (Friday, quarantined for the disease. School will 'be resumed next Monday. Card Party Planned. The St. Benedict parish will have a card party next Tuesday night at the school hall. The public is invited. ALGONA Markets HOGS 140 pounds .................. $3.00 100 pounds .................. $3.2» Best md wt 160-180 Ibs. . $3.40 $3.50 Best md wt 200 to 260 ...... $3.7* Heavy Butchers 260 to 300 ____ $3.60 Prime 'hvy butdhers 300 to 350 $3.«ft Beat Pack, sow's, 300 to 330 ..$3.10 Packing sows 350 ito '500 ...... J3.0O Big hvy sows 400 to '500 $2.7S-$3.00 CATTLE Cannors and Cutters . . $1.00 to $1.75 Pat Oows .............. $2. to $2.50) "S r eal Calves .......... $3.00 ito $4.59 Fat Steers ............ $4.00 o $5.00 Stock Steers ........ $2.50 to $3.50 Yearlings ............ $3.00 to $4.0o Bulls ................ fl.50 o $2.25 GRAIN No. 2 yellow corn .............. 34a No. 2 white corn No. 3 white oats No. 2 mixed corn EGGS. No. 1 ........................ 16e No. 2 ......... . ......... ..... I2<s Cash cream .................. 22o POULTRY. Springs 5 Ibs. and up ...... @..8o Springs under 5 Ibs ........ . @ . . 80 Stags large breed .......... @ . . 60 Hens Ibs & up .......... @.. 9o Hens,, under 4% Ibs ....... @.. 7o Leghorn hens .. ............ @., 60 Pucka over 4tf ......... ..... 7o under . . .............. 60 . ....... ...... So Leghorn Stags ............ 9.. to Turkeys ............ ......,©.. }0o HIDES. Beef ............. ; ......... . *%» 'Horse ........................ 18-00

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