Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on July 26, 1934 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, July 26, 1934
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ffcftffctf ALGONA, IOWA, JULY 26, 1934 Twen 1ft BENEFITS j og Committee (Contracts to Washington. ,fcont'racts-3101 regu- 116 t early-pay contracts Kt SSS = K^Vr'iSiSS; a t Mon- m . The rest cither have fin since then or will be ,'5 Allotment committee A B. Clayton, chair- township; J. H. War- L rrison township; John flverdale township; W. J. Wesley township; Geo. J. ^otts Creek township; and fiets, vice president, Led- sblp, alternate for allot- nltlee members. Acres Contracted. mmittee, in cooperation .hip committeemen and Ej office at Algona, has as- Lers in the preparation of j to meet approval of the Isectlon at Washington. jvrin, statistician for the Ital Adjustment Adminis- has been in charge of a felling basic information [producers in their con- ilr. Janvrin points out to [signers that cooperating i have 587,326 acres in under contract with iltural Adjustment Ad- llon. Statistics show an : 237,667 acres in corn i in 1932-1933. GOVERNMENT SITE AGENT GOMES AUG. 3 Rumor That Petition is Out for Corner North of Bank. Eighteen bids for the site o[ Algona's proposed new federal building were opened by Postmaster J. A. McDonald at the postof- fice Monday morning at 9 o'clock. This was the closing hour for bids specified in the recently published official notice. Two other bids were received after the hour. It was required that the bids be opened in the presence of another government employe, and Deputy and Cowboy in the Miller Rodeo Are Wed Here mony took place at 3 o'clock. Juanita Gray and .1. Weaver, both A cowgirl and a cowboy in the Miller rodeo aggregation were married Saturday afternoon by of tllc r()(Jeo personnel,, served as Justice H. B. White. The marriage [tvoiy" 11111 ^ and ' )CSt man rCSpCC " was to have taken place in the jus- Following the ceremony Mr. and tices'office, but the crowd of rodeo I Mrs. Miller, who own the show, Postmaster McDonald received word yesterday that J. T. Nelson, Council Bluffs, district site agent for the postoffice department, will bo here August !i to inspect proposed sites for the new postoffice. rierids of the couple required larger quarters, so adjournment was taken to the K. 1). James store, where the ceremony performed. The cowbov drug was was Edwin J. Boysen, 24, Sioux Falls, S. D., and his bride was Marjorie Roberts, 18, Strong City, Kims. The entire personnel of the rodeo attended, and with a hundred or more Algonians also in attendance the store was filled to capacity. The couple had been brought to town from the fair grounds escorted by automobiles to the tune of honks and cowbells. The cere- reated the group to drinks at the James fountain. The party then returned to the fair grounds, after a stop at the telegraph office. Gifts presented to the couple at the fail- grounds included cream and RECORDS FALL AS HEAT WAV BAKES GOONTY Corn Surges Upward and Passes Half Dollar Mark. Rain Often Falls sugar set from the county fair and towels from the Chrischilles & Herbst store. Mr. Boysen is a bronco and steer rider in the rodeo, and Mrs. Boysen is a trick horse rider. She also rode a horse in a square dance by horses. The couple were introduced to the Saturday evening crowd by the loud speaker and were greeted with hearty applause. 386 SUBSISTENCE GARDENS KEPT IN KOSSUTH IN 1934 pro- ied an" average of 237,| of com in 1932-1933. They iced corn production in fcounty by 53,293% acres ; this acreage to the ag- Adjustment Administra- [ Clayton says . I Cut 2,061,000 Bushels. i 10-year average yield, jduction in Kossuth will be 0,064,957 bushels for which receive 30 cents a r a total of $619,217.17. fill be divided between lerators, tenants, and land- lording to the terms as set line contract, Mr. Winkel plity the 10-year average [th is lower than the yield «t two "years," reports lording to Mr. Warner. It at that the total reduction i Kossuth by removing the »to 2% townships will be 1 of 2 1-8 million bushels "unty, j'ract data show an aver- IU23 litters required to i average of 217,295 hogs •oducers for slaughter in . Mr, Fraser reports. I Men Get $689,000. producers will . m cash benefit » Kossuth, which repre- Postmaster Glen Raney served in that capacity. The Treasury department also requested the attendance of representatives of the local press, and Editors W. C. Dewel and R. B. Waller were in attendance. Galbraith Corner $5150. The Geo. L. Galbraith estate, E. J. Hough, administrator, submitted a bid of $5450 on the corner across the street west from the Kohlhaas garage block. This is the site of the horseshoe court and two old frame business buildings fronting east. There are four lots here 22 by 132. 'The C. E. Heise estate submitted a bid of $1750 on one business lot next south of the Galbraith site. This is the vacant lot next north of the E. J. Hodges or old Algona Republican building. Mr. Hodges submitted a bid of $2500 on his business lot, and Dr. A. L. Rist, present owner, submitted a like bid on the lot where the old Lacy laundry stands. It is understood that combinations can be worked out from these bids to get the dimensions the government wants. It was reported yesterday that a petition favoring location in this quarter block was in circulation. Two Greenberg Bids. Jos. Greenberg, who owns the lots across the street north from the Kohlhaas garage block, submitted two bids. He will deed the corner east 140 feet and north 80 feet or he will deed a south frontage 85 feet from the corner by 132 feet deep. The bids were for $10,000 and $9,000 respectively. H. A. Bates filed a bid of $6,000 for the corner where the old Nicoulin dray works stands, and J. E. Moulds offered the corner next north, east of the old Frank Nicoulin home, which he owns, and across the street south from the In general reports on subsistence gardens in the county made July 5-6 are satisfactory, considering the drought early in the season, according to Ida E. Larson, Swea City, county chairman. Many- seeds planted early did not come up, and many gardens were replanted after June 6, when rainfall was recorded throughout the county. There are 386 gardens in the county, and every community is represented, with a local chairman under the direction of Mrs. Larson, who in turn works under S. W. Edgecombc, state chairman, at Des Moines. Prof. M. Lants, Ames, has made two trips to the county, and has inspected some of the gardens. Reports are made each month to the state chairman. The Algona chairman is Mrs. E. R. Morrison. This project is sponsored by DEMOS NAME CLYDE COY IE FOR JUDGE Clyde Coyle, Humboldt attorney, son of former Judge D. F. Coyle, also of Humboldt, was nominated for judge by the 14th district democratic judicial convention at Emmetsburg Monday. There was no opposition, and the vote was unan- nous. It will be remembered that Judge Coyle served several terms on the local bench as a republican. He resigned from the bench during the closing year of Governor Hammill's term, and F. C. Lovrien, of Humboldt, was named to fill out his term. Some months after leaving the bench Judge Coyle startled members of both parties with announcement of a change in politics. Beginning with last week Tuesday, the entire midwest has in the last week sweltered in one of the warmest periods of summer weather ever known. The sun has risen every morning in a cloudless sky and shone fiercely all day. By mid- afternoon the heat has been all but unbearable and sleep at night impossible till after midnight. The daily papers have featured heat stories, and many deaths have been attributed to the extremely warm weather. Temperatures elsewhere up to 120 have been reported, and nearly everywhere in Iowa the weather has been warmer than it has been here, at most reported points three to ten degrees higher. The official figures here seem low in comparison with records reported elsewhere. This may be because luxurious vegetation here has helped to keep temperatures down. In other sections drought is general, and in many sections crops have been damaged beyond repair. Visitors here from elsewhere consider northern Iowa a paradise in comparison. Corn Price Moves Up. In sympathy with reports of Ueliero it or not, the sky may be clear above, but it rains under the city water tower just the same. The reason is that the cold tank acts like your water pitcher when it is full of cold water. It "sweats," and the water drips off like rain. The appearance is that the tank is leaking, but that is not true. Of course atmospheric conditions must be just right for the drip, but when such a condition exists the new shrubbery underneath the water tower is watered at no cost to the city. Under Water Tank! PAVING SOUTH ON 169 TO BE LET IN AUGUST Four Mile Piece to Be Put in with PWA Funds. The federal appropriation for relief purposes to be spent on public works in Iowa has been apportioned, and Kossuth county will benefit to the extent of four miles of paving south on No. 169 from Algona. The paving will begin where this HARLEY FITCH, PORTLAND BOY . IN CM CM Skull i s Fractured and Death Comes in an Hour. 75 cent of number of hogs sold in 1932-1933 by farm- f 8 «»unty, w. J. Frimml Kossuth Legion Auxiliary units as a community service project. One hundred additional seed units were sent from the state de- artment in June for replanting urposes. These were beets, car- ots, beans, and corn. It is urged fiat corn and beans be canned, and hat beets and carrots be stored or winter use. Four large caning conserves will be sent for use n the county, also 15,000 Mason ruit jars. These are to be used vhere designated by local chairmen, The subsistence gardens are now above the average, and great pride n caring for the gardens is taken jy the gardeners. Unless proper ;are of gardens, and canning and Coring ia done, families cannot expect further aid. It is hoped that nough food will be raised from he gardens to provide for the winter. « Driver is Fined After Accident 1 o( the Program in this $ 499 Uiy J. fTt*O Jtt.JJM H, ite™™, authorities earlier in the the Bryant school building for $5,000. Murtagh Bros., agents for the lot across the street east from the Legion building where the old Hein- sobn or college building stands, and Lela Seeley, trustee for the Cairy heirs who own the vacant lot next north, submitted a combined on page 4.) J*y Tomorrow Announced Deluding Swanson's atter at the p ure will be be a hn eltoile Beater. w a bowery dance in Fostoffice. (Continued on page 4.) Two Are Hurt in Bridge Acciden Whittemore, July 24—Frank Elbert and Alfred Semon, of Whittemore, were injured last Thursday night, when a windmill they were bringing home from Fort Dodge caught on a narrow bridge, am caused their truck to be wrecked near the Bert Potter home, soutl of Whittemore. Mr. Elbert suffered face cuts and Mr. Semon was severely bruised. The windmill ant some pipes were damaged. The men were picked up by passersby and treated at the McCreery hospital. first i * the finals ler - Dea M 9t ,' 6 ' CUSS* Butler the title. Clothier at Forest City Kills Himself Mark Olson, Forest City men's clothing dealer, shot himself in the abdomen early Sunday morning and died after a few hours. He was known to many Algonians as th< former husband of Mrs. Hazel 01 son, nee Hazel Staiey. Mrs. Olson and her daughters, Mary Louise and Patricia, who now live at Chi cago, came for the funeral. Heat Overcomes Farmer. Swea City, July 24—Andrew Anderson, farmer south of town was overcome with the heat las week Thursday about 6 o'clock and was unconscious for several hours Doctor Lundquist was the attend ing physician. St, Faul Fair Wed. Fred Marhoun and Mae Clarke both of St. Paul, were married by the Her. 0. Paul Carlson at the Presbyterian manse Tuesday even North of Town Mr and Mrs. Ben Smith, Cresco narrowly escaped serious injury Monday afternoon at 5 o'clock when a car from the east struck their car in the rear as they were about to pass another car a short distance west of the intersection north of town. The Smiths had just turned onto No. 18 from the curve, and the car they were about to pass was more than a block from the intersection Evidently the car in the rear was speeding and had not slowed down for the main intersection, since the Smiths noticed no car behind when they came onto No. 18. The car which struck theirs ran into the ditch and through twc fences into a cornfield after hit ing them. No one was hurt. The ca bore licenses from Ottumwa, am the driver was taken before Juntic White and fined $25 for veckles driving. The damage to each ca was close to $100. St. Benedict Bank to OPer Cen A fourth dividend,: 10 per cen which will release approximate! $13 000 was ordered by Judge Geo A Heald, Spencer, Saturday on ap Ucation of Joel Herbst, examine n charge of the People's Saving bank St Benedict. The total of th will be approri d wi for couple of weeks. Program at Pool Sunday. The Algona high school band under direction of Evelyn Smith wUl give a concert at the muncipa Swimming pool next Sunday after noon at 2:30. Following the concer fhere will be diving and speed con tests. •4- Fiued for Drunkenness, was Clyde Coyle is not as well known as his father here, but he has often been here on court or other business, and was remarked by many because of his straggling red beard. The Des Moines Reg- isted recently printed a feature tory about the beard. L. E. Linuan, Algona, served as hairman of the convention. He is imocratic district committeeman. BANCROFT NINE PLAYS FOR CHAMPW TODAY Bancroft, July 24—The Bancroft Legion baseball team defeated the Hartley team, 8-5, this afternoon in he first of a three-game series to etermine the champions of the ombined 8th and 9th districts. The vinner will compete in a state ourney. Bancroft now needs but >ne win in two games to go. The Bancroft team defeated Ren- vick last Thursday for the eighth district championship. In the game oday Moulton and Menke were the Bancroft battery, and Guerdes, Tuck, and Peterson were the bat- ery for Hartley. Glen Cage is manager of the Bancroft team. Bancroft stores were closed this afternoon, and a large crowd vatched the game. The next game will be played at Hartley this week Thursday, and f Bancroft wins the. team will go to the state meet at Rockwell City August 1. great damage to crops, the price of corn has shot up, and it now looks as if corn would command an oldtime price next winter. A countrywide crop of only some two billions of bushels is estimated, whereas in late years it has run close to three billions. Some farmers are already shelling sealed corn and paying off loans. Many, however, are holding for higher prices. The government has extended the time for payment of loans from August 1 to September 1. Business in the last week has been quiet because of the intense heat. Everybody who could do so with cur- has remained within doors doors and windows shut and tains drawn. Many a basement has served as a refuge for overheated humans. Fans have been worked overtime, but in the afternoons and early evenings they have been of little use. Crops Here Saved. LIQUOR STORE PROFIT HERE $304 MONTHLY Sales Estimated to Average $3100 Per Month. A published statement by the state liquor control commission gives the local store an estimated net profit of $304 a month. The statement was compiled as of July 17, but the Algona store had been operating only 13 days at that time. It is estimated that the average monthly sales will be $3100, with liquor costs totaling $2036. This would leave a gross profit of $1064, but from this is to be taken the expense of store operation, including salaries, rental, etc., $760 a month, which leaves the net profit at $304 monthly or $3648 annually. Nine Stores Lose Money. Nine of the 27 stores are estimated as having had losses so far, as follows: Carroll, $22; Decorah, $35; Manchester, $333; Keokuk, $435; Fort Madison, $272; Burlington, $88; Muscatlne, $151; Clinton, $392; and Dubuque, $356. Sales at Spencer were estimated at $6,000, with a net profit of ?P02; at Mason City $8050, $1027 profit; Fort Dodge $9700, $1367 profit. Des Moines leads with an estimated total sales of $43,000, costs of $28,355, expenses of $6359, and a net profit of $8286. The estimated monthly sales for the 27 stores operating on the date the compilation was made was The heat has been even worse for livestock than for humans, and many horses and cattle have died. There lias been general resort to tractors by farmers who feared loss of horses if worked, in the fields. All domestic animals have sought shade. Although crops outside the north Iowa and southern Minnesota corn belt have been greatly damaged or utterly ruined, there has been no recent damage here, the rains prior to a week ago were a godsend to this section. A fair oats crop is being harvested, and there Heat (Continued on page 8.) Chick is Hatched Out by Warm Sun Tuesday evening eight boy scouts, with Scoutmaster P. A. Danson had a swim at the muncipal swimming pool, and thence went to the Ambrose A. Call state park for a picnic lunch. There they found a newly hatched chick in the middle of the road leading north from the Shelter House. It is possible that the chick was hatched by the hot sun of the past week from an egg left there, but it may have come from a nearby farm, though is seemed too young to have wandered so far. The chick was given to Custodian Paul Wille, who will let it grow up in the j)ark. Burglar is Caught in Act: West Bend Fenton, July 24—Arthur Jensen, of Jensen & Rolfson here, caught a burglar in the Jensen & Bolstad store at West Bend a week ago. The store here gets supplies from the one at West Bend and it was at this time, when Mr. Jensen went to the store for supplies at midnight, when the invader, Henry Monarch, was caught and taken to Eminets- burg for trial. Patterson Speaks Tomorrow. Rake will have its annual summer celebration tomorrow, and Geo, W Patterson will speak at noon. Rake is a village of 250 inhabitants in the nortnwesternmost township of Winnebago county, northeast of Lakota and directly north of Buffalo Center. Buys 26,000 Bu. of Corn. Lu Verne, July 24-The Kunz Grain Co. bought 25,000 bu. of corn Titonkian Suffers Accident in Dive Titonka, July 24—Arlo, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Larson, of Titonka, suffered two cracked vertebrae in his neck in a dive into a gravel pit north of town Friday evening. He was with a group, and with others was diving with arms at side. In this dive the hands and arms help break the water for the head and shoulders. His head did not enter the water in the right way, however, and though he was not knocked out he was taken to Woden, where the cracks were discovered. .Thence he was taken to a Forest City hospital, where bis neck was placed in a cast, after which be was taken home. He will have to wear the cast four to six weeks. $183,050 at a liquor cost of $120,815, running expenses of $40,500, and a net profit of $21,695. This would indicate that the commission uses a mark up of 50 per cent above the cost of the liquor to the state, or at a gross profit of 33 per cent, a net profit being a little less than 12 per cent. River Town Profits Low. It is peculiar that estimated sales along the so-called wet river cities with large populations are much less than in Algona. Keokuk, Fort Madison, Muscatine, Clinton, and Dubuque, with populations running from 15,000 to 41,000, show average monthly sales so far less than $2,500. Competition from Illinois is held responsible. At Davenport, with 60,000 people, the sales are estimated at $6,750 a month, but with a net profit of only $527. On the Missouri river next to Nebraska, Council Bluffs has estimated monthly sales ol $17,000 and Sioux CiTy $19,000, with net profits of $2,966 and $3386 respectively. spring's paving ended at the fair grounds corner. The project is scheduled to come up for contract in an August letting, but this may be delayed till September. It will take a couple of weeks to get the road into condition after the contractor starts work, and even if the contract is not let till September there will be ample time to complete the work before cold weather begins. Tfo Worth End Paving. Algona was visited in April by 0. J. Ditto, member of the state highway commission, and he inspected the road at that time. He met with the board of supervisors and officers of the Algona Community club. The question of paving north from the junction of No. 9 and No. 169 was broached at the meeting with the supervisors, but Mr. Ditto explained that such a project could not be completed at this time or in near future. >Vhy South End Preferred. There are a number of reasons why the south project is favored over the north, the main reason being that the south road would serve more lowans than the north. No. 169 is a feeder to No. 18 for Clear Lake and the Okobojis from the south and is also a main highway towards Des Moines. More people go south towards Des Moines on No. 169 than north towards the Twin Cities; also the percentage of lowans is much greater. The commission is also hampered by PWA regulations in regard to distribution of the fund. Allotments are divided on the following basis within the county: One fourth for secondary roads, one fourth for state roads within cities (under which Algona streets ,were paved from last year's appropriation), and the rest on the state road system. This is T/abor Project. The PWA also requires that the money be divided up among counties. Harley Fitch, 21, son of Mr. and' Mrs. D. E. Fitch, Portland township, northeast of Burt, was fatally/ injured Saturday morning, whej£ his model T Ford coupe crashed* into a gravel truck driven by Ernest Sheetz, Britt. Harley suffered; a fractured skull and other head' injuries, besides numerous body injuries, and he died an hour after: the accident happened without hav-- ing regained consciousness. The youth was traveling east at;: a point four miles east of Burt,, Road building has been found the .uickest way to put the unemploy- id to work. Local labor will be given the preference, but must vork under PWA regulations. It s expected that this four-mile pro- ect will provide several weeks' vork for a large number of Kos- mth laborers. Brother of 2 Here in Auto Accident ern 250 Attend 50th Year Celebration of Wesley Bank Wesley, July 25—At least 250 persons registered at the Exchange State bank Friday, when the bank held "open house" in honor of its fiftieth aniversary. Souvenirs of leather purses lettered in gilt were distributed to the men, gifts of flowers to the women. Since the harvest season did not permit all farmers to call, purses are still being handed to patrons and friends, who are asked to regis- and was en route to the A, F. kofske farm, where he was helping harvest. The truck was going- north with a load of gravel for K county graveling project on the W. B. Williams contract. The cars met. at an intersection on the northeast and southwest corners of whichis are groves which obstruct thtt view. On the other two corners^ high weeds prevent sight of approaching cars. Didn't See Truck. It is believed that Harlpy did not" see the gravel truck till he was: upon it, and Sheets was almost oni. the intersection before he saw the. Fitch car. The coupe struck the- truck at the door just ahead of the: gravel body and was demolished in. the impact against the heavy load 1 of gravel. Harley was thrown, clear of the wreck. Doctor W. T. Peters, Burt, and Deputy Sheriff Casey Loss were, called, and after investigation pronounced death accidental. No coroner's inquest was deemed necessary. Twenty-one Last Week. Harley, eldest son of his parents* was 21 years old last week Wednesday, and on Friday, the day before the accident, the car was:. given to him as a birthday gift by his, parents. In honor of Harley's coming of age his mother served a surprise.' birthday supper last week Wednesday, and it was at that time that the Ford coupe was presented to>> him. Harley was born In Portland: township and lived there all his.- life, except six years when he attended a Sterling, 111., high school- and business college and lived with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs* George D. Stone. His birthday was July 18, and he was born in 1913i Funeral Held Tuesday. Funeral services were held Tueri*- day afternoon at 2 o'clock at thes home, and at 2:30 at the Burfc Methodist church, with the Christian pastor from Sterling, 111... where Harley joined the church, lit charge. Burial was made in the- Portland township cemetery, which'. is near the Fitch home. The funeral drew a large number of sympathizing friends of the family. The officiating minister was the: Rev. -J. Q. Moore, by whom HarlejF was converted, and whose churchy Harley joined. Harley is survived by his parents; and a younger brother, Averyj Crash. (Continued on page 4.) ALGONA Markets Ball Player Drops in Heat: Sunstroke Fenton, July 24—Stanley Munch suffered a sun stroke Thursday afternoon while playing ball at Estherville. He was taken to the Column hospital for treatment and was brought home Saturday. The weather was extremely hot that day and the thermometer reached 110 degrees. Stanley has been playing ball with the Fairmont team this summer. cents Iitatirtruit"w*T V ««** « «• Three Permits to Wed. Marritge licenses have been issued by District Court Clerk ,McEvoy to: Henry F. Froehling and Lianna G. Riede, both of St. James, Minn,; Edwin J. Boysen, Sioux Falls, S. D., Marjorie Roberts, Strong pity, Kans.; Ivan L. Everett, Spencer, Helen Barger, Lakota. Jail Gets a Cleaning. Inmates of the county jail bad a housecleaning or "delousing" Tuesday. Mattresses were taken out, cleaned, and sprayed, and the Lyle Normandin, 20, former farm youth near Galbraith, was killed in an auto accident near. Colfax last Thursday, when a car in which he and three other boys were riding ran off a steep embankment. The driver was blinded by dust kicked up by heavy traffic on a curve. Melvin Guy, a cousin, who was injured in the crash, is a brother of Mrs. Andrew Johnson and Roy Guy, Algona, and a cousin of the dead youth. The Guys also formerly lived near Galbraith. Mrs. Johnson and Mr. Guy attended services for the Normandin youth Saturday. » Five More Youths Go to CCC Camp Supervisor W. H. McDonald, in charge of CCC work in the county, took five youths to Storm Lake Tuesday to enter a drought emergency camp. They were Walter Heldt, John Dunn, Alvin Stedman, Robert Spencer, and Bernard Speraw, all of Algona, and are a part of an additional allotment to Kossuth to relieve unemployment. • ! • Algonian is Honored. In the August number of the Readers Digest appears in condensed form an essay by Raymond Kresensky entitled Dillinger Puts On a Show. It was rewritten from the original, •which apeared recently in The New Republic. The essay is about a bank -oih n-y ut Mitf City last spring of -which Mr, Kre- senaky was an eye witness., _ Telegrams of congratulation were received from Fort Dodge, Des Moines, etc., and baskets of lowers from correspondent banks at Chicago, Cedar Rapids, Mason City, and Algona. Baskets of flowers for the bank personnel also came from friends at Wesley, Algona, and Burt. Council Passes New Zoning^ Ordinance The city council met Tuesday evening and passed an ordinance regulating building in a zone two blocks wide from Minnesota street east to Phillips. Call street and Nebraska are the north and south boundaries. The ordinance was passed on petition of residents to prevent erection of an oil station on the Kuhn lots at the northwest corner of Athletic park. The ordinance is published in today's Advance. Will Distribute Checks. Carl Hutchins, east of Algona, will soon be the most popular man in the county, it is understood, for as treasurer of the county corn- hog committee he will have the pleasant duty of passing out a half million- dollars in first-payment government checks. No. 2 white corn has gained Gtt during the past week, and No. 2: yellow and mixed corn each gained! 3c. The price of old oats remains the same as last week, with a raise; of Ic for the new crop. The hog and cattle markets are down from a dime to a quarter. The egg and*, cream prices are the same, and: some of the classifications in th* poultry market are changed. HOGS 140 pounds $2.3* 160 pounds $2.6* Best. med. wt. 160-180 Ibs. $2.2& Best med. wt. 200 to 300 Ibs. _$4.0flK Prime hvy. butch. 300-350 $3.9(fc Best pack, sows 300 to 350 —$3.40 Packing sows, 350 to 400 $3.3* Big hvy. sows, 400 to 500 $3.1(1 CATTLE Canners and cutters .$1.00 to $ 1.60s Fat cows $1.75 to $8.25 Veal Calves $3.00 and $4.0* Fat steers $4.50 to je.OOf Stock steers $3.00 to $4.C» Yearlings $4.00 to $5.0ft* Bulls $2.00 to $2,25 GRAIN No. 2 yellow corn 53M>* No. 2 white corn 67%<i No. 3 white oats, old 38ft No. 3 white oats, new . 37ft No. 2 mixed corn 53Q EGGS •Jo. 1 . No. 2 Caalh. Two Drunks Are Fined, Mayor C. F. Specht fined two men tor drunkenness Monday. Harold Burtls was fined $15 and CQsts, and Ole Moe was Assessed coats, of $2.85." Both, were placed Jft ~iaM, Sunday evening, " cream POULTRY All hens over 4% Ibs. ———10a Hens, 4% Ibs. and under t. «7«* Leghorn toena — 7o Large breed broilers over 3 lbs.-14a Leghorn from 2 to 3 Ibs. --,Leghorn under 2 Ibs. 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