Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on June 7, 1934 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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flt be(?n ' or ALGONA, IOWA, JUNE .7, 1934 10 Pages Number 38 VISITS HERE 5, Ecuadorian Of- (icial Comes for a Vacation. w - hiuU. Plans^to remain its forls a little country only size next south of , on the west coast of t America. Columbia extends and south of Panama lj,nut south of Ecuador 1 is triangle-shaped, with i the Pacific. ty Has 180,000 People. j population of Ecuador Is j 2 000,000 or a half million Khan Iowa's. The capital is located in the Andean ~up,' and Guayaquil is the cbia 'Guayaquil has about 150,000 nts. The people speak pure fall Ecuador there are onl 1350 foreigners, and in Quay | only 60. Mr. Quarton belongs > Rotary club there, and he | up attendance at the loca 'i meeting Monday. Quarton spoke briefly on , and began by saying tha is warmer here than lador, which is almost on th ir. Climate is Agreeable. e sun there is out only abou rs a day, and then. draw :gh moisture to make i and rainy in the middle o |Jay, while breezes spring u | the ocean in the evenings. A [sweaters are necessary. . Quarton safd that member i Rotary club there spea Only the better class i belong, and in this way h mes acquainted with the socia t the country. The modern of the city is progressin and some travel in auto- i is now possible, quil was formerly one of worst plague spots of the, but in the last score of s it has been cleaned up' and Is Ja healthful city. Cases of bus Plague and smallpox are oc- mlly found, but yellow fever exterminated. Thomas the celebrated cartoonist, j_was sent to Guayaquil as con- ineral by President Theodore ' some 30 years ago, died 8 of yellow fever. ! Cheap In Ecuador. ing in Ecuador is cheap. Mr. on and his wife have six ser. nut it takes only $25 a i to pay all ot them. Mr. > has three assistants and a ft in his offices. He has 1 Spanish, and is now profl- i wee languages, German, i. and Spanish,-besides hav- ' smattering of others. •JJJWJ1 is only two degrees ™ Equator, but the weather 1 as hot there as it was here What is known as current strikes the coast —'- it off. The . cool. *•• Quarton's Record. was promoted to when he was sent March, 1933. About his arrival there South American rev- was all over in a Unemp FORM CHAPTER OF 'UNION OF ALL WORKERS' Use of Machinery by Gravel Contractors Stirs Action. A crowd estimated at between 250 and 300 heard Bert Godfredson, of Austin, Minn., speak on the courthouse lawn Tuesday morning. That afternoon a chapter of the Independent Union of All Workers was organized. There has been agitation for several days among workmen here who expected jobs at loading gravel .rucks. Machinery, however, is be- ng used for much of the work, and as a result many men are without iobs. A protest meeting was held Sun- j day afternoon on the courthouse j square, but nothing definite was done. It was decided, however, byj a group to call the Union at Austin, which has recently conducted two or three strikes. Mr. Godfredson was telephoned Monday night and called the meeting for Tuesday morning. Speaker Explains Purpose. In his talk Mr. Godfredson stated that the Union had organizations at Austin, Albert Lea, Faribault, St. Paul, and Winona, in Minnesota, two locals in Wisconsin, and two in South Dakota. Up to date the only one in Iowa is at Waterloo. Opening his address, Mr. Godfredson said the organization has been called radical, but that it is not radical. The purpose is to make settlements for better wages for workers, whether skilled or common labor, and both groups can find a place in the organization which is designed for every workman. The group, he said, could be no more radical than its members. Want Machinery Eliminated. -. Strikes', under regulations of the Union, can be called only by mass meetings of an entire group, and annot be called off without anoth- mass meeting. He.said strikes Austin had secured a 45 hour rage on a 32-hour week basis for acking house employes. Another trike secured a 10 per cent in- rease in skilled labor pay. The use of machinery to elimin- 5 Neighboring Counties Give Turner Lead gfg— ^^ Laborers Here Organized —•—-—— _ ^ M In Kossnth and the neighboring five counties, including Humboldt, Kniinet, 1'ulo Alto, ninneluigo, and Hancock, Turner carried Kossuth, Kinniet, 1'nlo Alto, mid Winiicliago, ins- ing Hancock and Ilumboldt. The votes in the other counties follow: Wnnphngo Turner ...1831 Opposition usi Hancock Turner 714 Opposition i»5o Ilumboldt Turner 944 Opposition __ H88 Palo Alto Turner Uflo Opposition _ 830 K minet Turner 1934 Opposition 1308 Although Turner did not carry Humboldt by n majority over all, he leil the ticket by a big margin over t'olflesli, his nearest competitor. Turner, however, lost the five counties as a whole, receiving fills vofes against <!«i(i for the combined opposition. His weakness in Hancock, which went heavily for Knutson (1181 votes to "Ofi for Colflesh and 337 for Short) cost him the majority. PATTERSON'S SLUMP SHOCK FORJRIENDS Trails 3 Opponents in Vote on Lieut. Governor. Failure of Sen. Geo. W. Patterson to lead for the republican nomination for lieutenant governor, and his relegation instead to the foot of the ticket for that office, was one of the big surprises of the primary election. Nearly all pre-primary prognosticators had conceded Patterson's Jfo republican nomination for the lieutenant governorship was made in Monday's primary election, no candidate receiving 35 per cent of the state vote. The nomination therefore goes to the state convention, in which there will be an oldtime political battle. This means every candidate will need a trading delegation, meaning a delegation that will vote entirely in his interest, BACK OF DROUGHT BROKEN BY RAINS; FARMERS JUBILANT Showers Sunday, Monday, and yesterday gave relief from the scorching heat wave which had More rain yesterday. The drought is broken. Hooray! The full yesterday totaled .80 inch. te common labor must cease, at east during the present emergency and the workmen should be paid a iving wage, Mr. Godfredson de- lared. No scale of pay was sug- fested. "' Many Seek Membership. Following the meeting, a large number in the group signed mem- ership application 'cards and agreed to a further meeting the ame afternoon at the old sales pavilion a block south of the court- iouse. Archie Dodds, Aigona, was named president; Robert Noigd, vice; Ben Nolle, secretary; Walter Stev- m, treasurer, This is a county organization. Trustees for towns are: Goodman Hundsness, Swea llty; Earl Ditsworth, Bancroft; William Frederick, Lu Verne; Herbert Weiss, Burt; Larry Doyle, Whittemore; Roy Larson, Aigona; S. Harringa, Fenton. Membership in the organization nvolves a dollar Initiation fee and Oc a month dues for men and 50c ™° 1 ' •* years since Mr. nad been graduated college, entered the Quarton. r Owner Found coupe at the ; tion with No L of town, Sun'°at K . ° ar nad been ad h! ° Clock Saturday a the occupant was seen U UCK. in Url^lAl. -u- .._*- Whlch 0und tnat seen rode — northwesl llh »wn Cai ' WaS 6 °. »as mpty a8 u n h k8 A ° ne ° f &,?» «*5 S* rUU ° Ut CONCERT TONIGHT C0ncert w of the Regimen Kah .. ....... p °et and Peasan v- BIoss <»» Tim Number. Legion ana HOBO >-J;; ........ --0'B.eUe Nui ........ M oaala sent the mercury to a high for the season of 106 degrees on Memorial day. They also changed the pay- chology of both town and country from gloom to cheer. The oats will not be much, but corn has been saved at the last minute and pastures have been revived. The rainfall Sunday amounted to .32 inch; that on Monday to .16 in.; yesterday morning's to only .05 inch. The total for the week was only .53 inches, which though it came in scattered showers, allowing all to be soaked into the ground, is not enough to relieve the drought. The shower Sunday morning fell slowly and soaked into the parched ground rapidly. No rain fell in own Sunday afternoon, but an ex- ellent shower fell to the south nd moved to a point northeast of Sexton, where the rain was heavy nough to leave water standing in he fields. Election day Monday, rain fell in our showers during the afternoon, jut official measurements totaled nly .16 inches. The showers brought relief from he heat wave, as the following ecord shows: lay 30 106 Unemployed. Continued on page 10.) Prisoner at Bar' Will Be Tried at Methodist Church Twenty-one local citizens, assisted by a representative of the Anti- Saloon League, will present a murder trial, Prisoner at the Bar at the Methodist church next Sunday evening at 8. Following is the cast: Judge Fprsythe .The Rev. J. Robert Hoerner State's attorney .—...The Rev. Defense attorney C. Paul Carlson The Rev. Victor Schuldt Prison -E. G. McDaniel Ed Johnson, sheriff—Irving Urch iourt Clerk —Robert Richardson Bailiff. The Rev. A. S. Hueser Mrs. Frank Hall, witness ... Mrs. Leota Geigel Tom Hamlin, fingerprint expert. R. R. Coffin Dorothy Jones, daughter of prisoner Bonnie Phillips jury—12 Aigona citizens. Attorneys to Have Annual Chautauqua G. W. Stillman, secretary-treasurer, has notified attorneys that the lltb annual 14th and 21st districts lawyers' chautauqua will be held at the Inn, West Okoboji, Friday. Saturday, and Sunday, June 15-17. Meals and rooms at the inn will be ?6 for the three days. The 14th district includes Kossutb Humboldt, Poeafaontas, Palo Alto Buenft Vista, Clay, and P»cW.ns counties, and, the 21st district is tlie 9loiw City (WBtrlct. lay 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 une une une une une une (.32 98 . 98 101 inch r. f.)..92 (.16 in. r. f.) — 90 97 63 70 70 7« 64 67 64 (.05 in. £.)To Bury Body of L. E. Weaver Here The body of L. E .Weaver, Sherwood, N. D., is expected Saturday for burial, and the services will be leld either that day or Sunday. Mrs. Weaver and her daughter l,ois will accompany the body. Wilfred, son of the deceased. Cleveand, 0., arrived Sunday, and others expected are Mrs. Wilfred Weaver O'cean Beach, Calif.; Mr. and Mrs Harold Weaver, daughter Ruth, also of California; Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Bruner, Des Moines; Mrs. Bruner's daughter, Mrs. Walter Scott, and the latter's husband of Perry. Wilfred and Harold are sons of the L. E. Weavers, and Mrs. Bruner was a sister of Mr. Weaver. M. P. Weaver is a brother. Aigona Group Will Broadcast at Ames The Rev. A7 S. Hueser, Glen Raney, Harry Spongberg, Henry Becker, Mrs. Gene NevU e, and Mrs. Arthur Anderson will broadcast two instrumental numbers over station WOI, Ames, next Monday evening. The appearance wi 1 be part of an Iowa BapUst Assembly broadcast between 7 and 7:45 o'clock The Rev. Mr. Hueser will OCIOCK. IUB j t mental mu sic Falls nomination. Clifton, of the Des Moines Register, in a Sunday story, gave Patterson the edge. According to yesterday's Register, the state vote, with only a few counties yet to hear from stood as follows: Cress, Mason City 62,953 Nelson, Decorah 62,05] Thompson, Muscatine 56,619 Patterson, Burt 55,305 Big Lead in Kossuth. In Kossuth Patterson obtained a great indorsement, yet there was sizable opposition. Altogether hi three outside opponents recetvet more than 22 per cent of the vote Patterson receiving 78 per cent The vote stood: Patterson 228 Cress 391 Nelson 241 Thompson 178 Viewing the results in both state and county, politicians find it dif- icult to account for the Patterson slump. It is suggested, however, hat his attitude on the state liquor question undoubtedly cost him much support and may have been decisive. Some Precinct Results. It had been predicted that in reenwood township, of which Sancroft is a part, voters favoring iquor would take revenge on Patterson, but no great slump there showed up. Patterson receiving 68 votes to only 22 for the combined opposition. Greenwood is a democratic stronghold. In Burt township Patterson chained a vote of 210 against a corn- lined vote of 33 for his opponents, and in Portland, his home precinct, received 51 votes against 11 for the opposition. In Buffalo, next east of Portland, there was a drift against him, though he emerged victor, 82-66. Indicative of a rift between Patterson and Representative Bonnstetter, Garfield cast 12 votes against Patterson, but the latter nevertheless carried the precinct by a margin of two. Garfield is ordinarily democratic. Patterson also won Lotts Creek by a narrow squeak, 24-21. Seneca gave him 39 to 30. Liquor Stand Costly? Inspection of the county returns lends plausibility to the theory that Patterson's liquor stand cost him most of the opposition votes here, and it seems likely that the same thing was true throughout Final Returns in Election Contests .= m & «»-» *o SJ Aigona — First Ward gl Aigona — Second Ward _ 34 Aigona — Third Ward " 37 Aigona — Fourth Ward 28 Burt " 43 Buffalo 44 Cresco iQ Eagle _ 26 East Lone Rock _ __ 14 Fenton jg Garfield j German 5 Grant 19 Greenwood 15 Harrison gj Hebron 13 Irvington __ 7 Lakota 19 Ledyard — 27 Lincoln 3 Lone Rock _. . 19 Lotts Creek 12 Lu Verne ig Plum Creek jg Portland 9 Prairie 2 Ramsey __ 7 Riverdale _ 4 Seneca 20 Sexton u Sherman 4 Springfield 13 Swea g Union jg Wesley _ 22 Whittemore _ 12 667 o « 9 a W 2!) 47 17 17 24 34 9 11 7 37 2 6 8 15 52 12 3 13 14 n 28 18 18 5 4 t i; a i 2 1 540 •M ,£= as 6 8 5 5 37 9 6 8 2 11 21 12 9 28 36 24 2 13 18 6 2 6 f i r i 12 0 16 0 6 t £ 0 29 6 5 355 1 u H 73 138 78 74 57 157 43 34 26 82 8 15 44 41 193 23 21 49 76 25 31 16 57 35 38 10 5 ' 12 33 19 10 21 66 39 68 50 1767 X m <& H & 31 23 21 18 21 50 3 5 7 9 6 7 6 6 23 8 4 13 15 3 14 6 10 1] t C t «• f. 0 14 5 3 5 2 6 16 8 390 o X 5 9 17 4 9 8 10 2 10 3 22 2 1 5 8 20 9 1 10 12 0 5 12 5 0 f ] 1 11 4 0 6 8 4 12 6 245 1 3 122 166 96 75 210 82 53 53 34 103 14 20 55 68 253 38 27 59 91 34 55 24 66 40 51 8 22 17 39 28 11 36 71 45 78 49 2285 e o en O. O JA H 2 5 8 10 4 6 4 5 2 9 4 3 5 8 11 8 0 6 3 2 3 8 6 0 4 0 5 O i 10 9 178 ^M "3 *a _H !^39 61 30 23 62 .19 11 20 5 36 2 12 8 13 25 20 4 36 19 12 8 5 14 10 15 c ] 1 10 16 12 6 16 21 19 0 0 £ 2 Pi 136 147 111 91 119 106 59 56| 32 88 20 11 58 74 292 35 24 41 83 16 52 39 67 44 37 9 23 g 49 21 15 35 76 41 75 46 624)2237 t 'fi "S 3 o £ 55 47 39 27 85 151 8 15 15 52 19 37 23 24 130 39 8 39 22 23 16 11 19 11 39 i; 8 i 29 49 14 67 24 1190 M i > I h el 119 170 102 88 143 20 70 60 36 91 11 4 52 61 181 27 25 57 110 16 58 40 67 50 27 12 14 12 45 31 15 39 36 51 49 2030 v»> « *o o 21 59 77 47 33 66 11 6 9 14 15 9 14 223 55 5 5 67 22 20 19 31 16 17 15 60 35 24 41 16 19 7 13 18 69 135 1313 S M 14 16 9 13 13 18 20 1 3 5 7 2 3 33 11 2 2 12 2 7 5 17 4 22 ' 4 49 0 10 4 5 3 1 0 6 17 17 357 CARL PEARSON IS NAMED FOR THETREASUR? Dooley is Winner a Big Margin for Recordership. TURNER MAJORITY SLIM Turner carried the county, but by a narrow squeak of only fire rotes, as follows: Turner ------------------ 17ft7 Opposition _______________ 17«8 The vote for Turner's three opponents was: Colflesh __________ ....... 687 Short ____________________ 565 Knutson ------------------ 540 Short's strength in Kossutb was somewhat of a surprise; also Knutson's weakness. The Colflesh vote here is considered in good part the result of undercover work by professional politicians. It is believed that the defeat of Colflesh. In. the state was a blow for the professionals. , DEPUTY TREASURER TO TOUR TOWNS TO COLLECT PENSION For the convenience of Kossuth people In paying the old age pension tax, Treasurer M. J. Duffy is starting one of his deputies out on a tour of the county. The deputy will spend a day at each town in the county, and residents of both town and the surrounding community are requested by Mr. Duffy to call and pay the tax when the deputy is there. Towns and dates follow: Bancroft _ June 11 Swea City June 12 Titonka i June 13 Lu Verne June 14 Whittemore June 15 Ledyard June 16 Wesley June 18 Burt June 19 Lakota June 20 Lone Rock June 21 Fenton June 22 If the plan proves a success Mr, Duffy plans to have a deputy spend a half day each at smaller places, such as Sexton, Hobarton, the Seneca school, the Grant school, the Good Hope church, St. Benedict, German Valley, etc. It Is important that the pension tax be paid, for people will not be ligible to receive it if they are de- Inquent during any three years, 'he tax for the remainder of this ear is a dollar and is payable by 11 men and women over 21. Begin- ing next January the tax will be 2 a head annually for life. Two New Divorce Petitions Filed for June Court Heiken, Morris Winners SUPERVISOR Fourth District. Democrats Republicans be a Burt 5 E. Lone Rock ; i Fenton j Greenwood 137 Lone Rock (Fenton) i Lotts Creek 2 eneca 14 wea 9 170 Eagle rant larrison lebron __. Dakota ... Ledyard .. ilncoln _.. Springfield Patterson. (Continued on page 10.) Auto Dealers Hold a Code Meet Here More than 60 auto dealers in Kossuth, Humboldt, Webster, Pocahontas, Wright, Calhoun, and Hamilton counties met at the city hall here Friday night to discuss the P. J. Kohlhaas, for the district, automotive code. Aigona, chairman presided. Trade-in procedure, with regard to instances at the Iowa Baptist Assembly, which takes place at Iowa uy 15-17, TWB is the annual institute for Baptist young_People. Dutch Lunch at C. C. The first Dutch lunch of the season was held at the Algona Country club last evening. particular where the auto dealer takes part of the purchase price of a car in ,rade, was discussed at length, and i rule adopted requiring the car buyer to give a note to be redeemed when the dealer's account has •cached the amount of the note Parole is Sought for Poultry Thief Mrs. A. B. Pannkuk, of Wesley walked 12 miles to Aigona Tuesday with a son, in a temperature of 100 degrees, to make application for a parole for her husband, who was sentenced to five years in the penitentiary at Fort Madison May 1 by Judge James DeLand, Storm Lake She was referred to County Attorney M C. McMahon and Judge De Land by Clerk E. J. McEvoy. Pann kuk pleaded guilty to. a charge o stealing poultry the day after he was arrested. Two new divorce petitions are on ile in district court. Raymond A, Kahler, Ramsey ownshlp, has brought suit against lis wife Harriet, alleging that she las an ungovernable temper. They were married December 15, 1927, and lived together till January 30, 1934, when she returned to her parents at Muscatine. Later she was taken to Iowa City, and thence vas sent to the Cherokee state hos- jital, where she is now a patient. Her husband asks custody of a 6- year-old son. Elma Soil, Aigona, Is seeking a divorce from her husband, Wiliam, whom she accuses of drunkenness and beatings. There are no ihildren. The parties were married at Blue Earth March 19, 1931, and separated last month. P. A. Danson appears for Mr. Kahler, and Van Ness & Stillman appear for Mrs. Soil. 4- Fenton Editor is Town's New Nasby Fenton, June 5—Editor J. A Schwartz received official notice last week Tuesday from Postmaster General Farley of his appointment as Fenton postmaster, and as soon as his bond is approved he will begin his new duties. Mr Schwartz was postmaster for a term or two under President Wil son. -*New County H. D. A. Lucille Gring, Dallas Center, be gan work Monday as county Farm Bureau home demonstration agen in Kossuth county, employed for the She has summer been here Last year she taught in the Gowri schools. She is i state college Ames, graduate. a o I 29 12 14 33 25 22 35 5 175 I 9 2 2 73 5 12 5 1 109 a> 3 9 0 3 40 0 8 1 0 61 151 45 53 73 61 31 59 73 546 -2 I 82 6 113 22 21 25 15 13 297 Fifth District. Democrat Republican s a M 7 9 27 9 81 9 36 4 182 I 0 10 41 0 11 11 3 5 81 LITTLE DAN CUPID DDSUAD IN JUNE Thirteen marriage licenses' have een issued in the last week by District Court Clerk McEvoy. Four were issued in the last few days of ay, and nine were issued in the irst three • days of June. Appli- ants were: Arnold Hintz, Lu Verne, Harriet Davidson, Blue Earth; Floy Greg- )ry, Florence Johnson, both of Lu Verne; Milton Point, Pocahontas, velyn Zeck, Plover; Erick R. Erickson, Helen Radii, Lu Verne; ""ranees McGregor, Leona Lampe, >oth of Bancroft; Chester Alme, Ersel Blanchard, both of Lone Rock. Charles E. Tutton. Buffalo Cener, Anna E. Meyer, Lakota; Fern, Jrone, Ann Kain, both of Aigona; First Ward o a 11 22 79 0 6 4 2 5 129 13 28 43 33 27 102 18 18 282 30 16 117 30 36 38 21 45 S 9 18 7 49 4 27 9 4 1 10 5 53 11 3 3 1 3 333| 119| 89 3 4 21 5 4 2 0 9 48 SUPERVISOR—Second District. W. E. McDonald. Aigona—First Ward 36 Aigona—Second Ward 66 Aigona—Third Ward 68 Aigona—Fourth Ward 50 Plum Creek , 31 Union : "23 Total : "274 Constable L. T. Griffin and F. A. Newville, incumbents, won G. 0. P. renom- inations In contests for Aigona constables against Charles Miller and Ernst Thiel Monday. The vote follows: H Joseph Nechanicky, Traer, Mar- ;aret Otis, Vlnton; Martin B. Swanson, Gertrude C. Norman, both of Aigona; L. C. Puth, Tama, Esther Lamuth, Aigona; Dean Andrews, Aigona, Mary Jean Ludwig, Wes- ey; Kenneth Dwyer, Humboldt, Donna Cruise, Wesley. Dickinson Favors Paving on No. 169 Supervisor W. E. McDonald has received word from Senator L. J. Dickinson that the latter is in favor of federal expenditures for paving projects such as fcighway No. south through Mr. McDonald Second Totals ird SVard — ard SVard — 84 121 67 59 331 47 48 20 33 148 127 140 86 77 430 50 78 74 50 252 169 from Aigona Humboldt county. had telegraphed him a few days before asking support of any bill of that nature incongress. Injured in Car SpilL Tom Harlgan, Corwith, was brought to the Kossuth hospital last Thursday, following an auto-1 mobile accident in which his automobile turned over and he suffer-1 ed concussion of the brain %n4 *j broken jaw. Toe '• ' " pened .near Corwitjb, off the road,. Building and Loan Expands Its Field Stockholders of the Aigona Building & Loan association will meet this afternoon at the office of C. R. La Barre, secretary, to consider amendments to the articles' of incorporation and the bylaws. It is understood that a plan to enlarge the association's activities to cover the county will be proposed. At present the association is limited to business within the incorporate limits of Aigona. The association has been receiving more money than it has been able to find use for in Aigona and desires the larger outlet whjch countywido cover- Monday's battle of ballots brought out a few surprises, even; to politicians who thought they were familiar with the political situation. More democratic primary ballots were cast than was anticipated, considering that there was. only one major contest. Two years ago there were a few more than 1200 democratic primary ballots, but this year the figure was swelled to 1687 by Sheriff Carl Dahlhauser who led the democratic ticket. Mr. Dahlhauser's lead was caused partially by a huge endorsement from his home precinct,, Greenwood, which includes Baa- croft, where he was formerly marshal. Hargreaves for Sheriff. Gilbert Hargreaves obtained a. surprisingly easy victory over "William Ricklefs, Titonka, for the republican nomination for sheriff, with a vote of 2030 to 1190. County Recorder J. J. Dooley was the surprise in the democratic camp, pulling away from Eleanor Rahm, St. Benedict, to win, 1313357. Carl W. Pearson, formerly Sweat City, former deputy treasurer, swamped W. S. Windell, 2237-624, in an easy race. He received & 292-25 endorsement in his home precinct of Harrison, which includes Swea City, and carried every precinct in the county. Naturally he was jubilant over the re-suit. Tnrner Carries County. Dan W. Turner carried the county easily for the republican nomination for governor, polling 1767 votes. Colflesh was second with. 667; Knutson, third with 540; and Short trailed with 355. Knutson had been expected to cut a larger figure in this territory, but in recent weeks the gross income tax theory, on which he campaigned, had weakened. In the democratic camp Governor Herring had an easy time, polling 1356 to Finch 156 and Zylstrfc 117. . ,; Two Supervisor Battles. The battle for supervisor in the* fourth and fifth districts turned- into a four-way free-for-all, witht six candidates in the fourth and eight in the fifth. Supervisor Morris, in the fourth, and Supervisor Heiken, in the fifth, were renomtri- ated by the republicans. Morris vras- opposed by Paul Nemitz, Bancroft. whom he defeated, 646-297. Heiken: won out in a field of six with 333 votes. The others were; Arnold, 129; Hagge, 282; Holcomb, 11$; Hovey, 89; and Smith, 48. In the fourth district the result of a red-hot battle for the democratic nomination will have to> await the official canvass next. week. Leo Delperdang and , JjEr. O'Donnell ran a neck and necfc. race, O'Donnell leading, 175-170. J. P. Mousel, also Bancroft, was third with 109. and F, X. Wilhelmi trailed with 61, Democrats in the fifth nominated William Baum over L. C. Batten, 182-81. Move to Fill G. 0, P. Ticket? A move to fill the republican. ticket is seen in the writing in p£ names for district court clerk, auditor, supervisor in the second district, and coroner, for all of which there were no republican candidates in the primary. F. L. Thorpe and Cbas. E. Chubb, both of Aigona, received support; for auditor at Wesley, in Harrison, Riverdale, and Union townships* Election Continued on page 10.) Brooksiders Flan Golf Tournament The Brooksido Golf club w.ltt hold its first tournament nejtf Sunday afternoon at \ o'clock. FiJ- msnjbe_«i will J>e divide*

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