Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on September 27, 1934 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, September 27, 1934
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•*AGE SIX KOSSUTH COUNTY ADVANCE3, ALQONA, IOWA .THURSDAY. SET AS SECOND CLASS matter December 31, 190S, at the jmstofflce nt Algona. Iowa, under the Act of March 2, 1S79. forts, which began back In the Hoover administration, credit still does not flow normally from banks to business." This is a countrywide condition, and It is illustrated in our own county, particularly here at Algona, where ordinary bank loans are scarcely ten per cent of the combined loans of the town's four TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION 1—To Kossuth county poslofflces and bordering postofflcea nt Armstrong, Bode, Bi-ltt, Buffalo Center, Cor •with, sted 'Roiimnn."stnson. west Bend, | b ~' a'dde'd" that the present and Woden, year »2-W 2-To all other U. S. Postotfices, „.,., Cylinder, Elmore, Hutchlns, ibanks a dozen years ago. Lest this Jjlve'rmove. Ottosen, Rnk<\ JJing- | reference be misunderstood, let It be added that the present Algona bank is not to be blamed. It is operated in accordance with what is expected of banks today. One reason why credit halts is The Colyum Let's Not be too D—d Sotloui year $2.60 AI/L, subscriptions fot papers going to points within the county and out- of-thi-cdunty Points named iincler Xo u Eovernment ' s 'inconsistent pol- 1 above,., are, rnnskcreel con null g | * hnnfcpva nrn subscriptions to Vie discontinued only icy. On the one hand bankers are on notice from subscribers or at pub- officially spanked because of cau- lisher's discretion. Subscriptions going t , lending policies; on the oth- t. non-county points not '-» er they are browbeaten by banking departments, both national and ~v.~.. «. , .state. Many a loan that the bank- but time Cor payment will be extended k nows is good must be turned If requested in writing. . . 6 _ . . No. 1 nbove will bo without notice one month after expiration of time ptild fur, If not renewed, request A TAX 3IKLOX CUT FOK THE COlirOKATIOtfS At its meeting Monday, September 10, the board of supervisors down because a bank examiner jwho knows little about it will not pass it. Good credit risks who know of such policies will not expose themselves to like treatment. Character is gone as a credit as- fixed the annual assessments of set. Nothing talks now but col- railroads and express, telegraph, lateral, and if a customer can be telephone, and electric corporations Induced to cover a loan with ten on which the taxes for 1934 payable i tlme , s the amount in collateral, so in 1935 will be computed. These 'much the better. This policy keeps assessments appear in board pro- 1 money in the bank, not working Ad-; outside, but it is the policy bank- ceedings published in today's vance. ers feel that they have to follow to iTthey have not already heard sa ! is * th ° banking departments. of it, these corporations have delightful surprise coining. a In ™ral communities many cus- tamers need capital loans; that is, present state administration has' 0 '™ 8 which can be renewed from cut a sales tax melon and given to time over a period of years. them a 1.1 mill reduction for the 'Formerly banks made such loans last half of 1934, besides promising where the character and assets of 'the borrowers warranted them, but all that is out now. The banking twice as much next year. gain, for these corporations do not Tiny clothing, groceries, etc., and operate on city commercial banking theories, and the result is that therefore pay no sales ta^or. gift from the people of Iowa, who have to pay enough extra in sales taxes to let them off. The stockholders of these cor- will also be Out of all this we shall likely get a sound banking system, but so far as rural communities are con- to dis- than encourage lo- thev ever hear nf it Probablv nine-i ae miner uian encourage 10- &rnr±* P nr ilVTiv, nonli cal enterprise and growth. The er states, and so have nothing to !•,.•'„ •„ iTl „„, back in sales taxes. It is thus thing m the end ' question is whether we gain any- also a gift to them from the people Of Iowa. No doubt they are need it. The old system, possibility of a gen- bust-up every 30 virtues, and prominent among them was the fact that Here are the savings which will.local money stayed at home accrue to certain great corpora- build up its own coinmunitv tions operating in Kossuth during the 18-months period from July 1, 1934, to December 1, 1935—1.1 mills off for the last half of 1934 and 2.2 mills off promised for 1935 — figured on the assessments by the Tjoard of supervisors for 1934 as given in the board proceedings puhlished on another page of today's Advance: C. M. & St. P. & P. $ 1,484 to TIMELY TOPICS The state board of assessment M. & St. L. 242 i $100 in property taxes heretofore C R I & P " 2247! paid the reduction next year from -C* &V W ' I"I I" 4'676 Sales taxes wil1 be $25.20. Well, American Express":::::::: ' 4 ls0 i I f e tthe . ^erage family-of-five Western Union 216 '•?* es , tax / S * 30 : h ° w does that N. W. Bell Telephone 1,115 help? Certainl y 't looks more like 233 Central States Elec. Interstate Power Jowa Pub. Serv. 193 53 Total $10,463 When it is recalled that each of these corporations operates elsewhere in Iowa, some of them in ev: ery county, others in many, and only the last two in a few, it 'will T>e clear to ordinary taxpayers why the sales tax is in certain quarters regarded as a master stroke reverse action. The Logan observer reports that in Harrison, third county on the Missouri river south of Sioux City, a rural county, no fewer than 393 applications for old age pensions had been filed up to September 5. The county treasurer had collected only $5901 in old age pension taxes. In Emmet county, only 12 townships, more than 200 applications have been filed. Now and then an enthusiastic put it over. Incidentally the case of the American Railway Express Co. is ••of peculiar interest because its assessment — only $1300 — is somewhere near that of the average town home. The company realizes •a savings of only $4.29. If it were ,, | - •" •• v»"i_» LII^/U nu CHHlUeJltt on the part of Governor Herring j New Dealer attributes all the .«and the legislators who helped him cent rise in prices of agricultural products to administration policies, even denying that Dame Nature had a big hand in it. The Ames agricultural economists are not fooled, however. "The drought," says this month's Agricultural Economic Facts, "was the largest single factor in this price rise." sal.es taxes for an average family of five it would ^W bac k in •isales. taxes several times the •amount it saves in property {ax'<? s > •which is precisely what all awnerS .Of small properties are doing. ',. What a fine and noble thing tt 1 s \q tax. the etnumtm run «' — t#to an +'•- .. 1^^— o necessities of life and .-give part of the proceeds to great .corporations! How comforting to know that all 'farms and other real property own- :efl by corporations — the hundreds «of big buildings and the enor- -mously valuable sites in all our •cities, for example — will be taxed 'less because the state of Iowa has ••collected enough pennies from the common people, including the poor, •to let them off! No wonder the rich who own *hese properties are for the reelec- lion of Governor Herring. No won: ~iQer the wealthy newspapers of Mowa are either openly strong for 'athe present state administration or are discreetly silent about the fact ; :that while the ordinary taxpayer -pays back in sales taxes many ?4imes more than he gets off in his property taxes the situation is reversed in the case of the rich. „ It is hard to reach the mass of •4he people and make them absorb ^governmental facts and figures. 'They are too busy with their own •tacts and figures, including at present the scraping together of enough pennies to pay the new ; *ales tax. .,. But if the people could be made *o sit down and listen long enough •to understand the facts about this Sales tax—how it burdens the poor '<and exempts the rich — how it •brings from them pennies on ne- ••cessities to cut the taxes of the -wealthy—how the average taxpayer pays in sales taxes far more Mhan he gets back in property re- Uief—if these facts and figures *ould be brought home to voters, •'4he reverberations at Des Moines -the day after this fall's election ;would startle the ears of the nation. KKASOXS WHY CHKIHT WILL NOT MOVK As always towards the end of de- gressions, banks are loaded with •money. A Chicago bank recently •*sked all its small depositors to Withdraw their accounts. An East- *rn bank is giving away fountain pens to achieve the same end. The fcanks cannot use the money, and it 'costs them something to handle it. The Traer Star-Clipper remarks 41iat the worst stumbling block on road to recovery is credit. "In of the government's many ef- Opinions oi Editors T HIS WRITER AND W. A. gars are the same age will arrive at another mile! September 2. If you take the figure 59, add 475, deduct 257, multiply by 2, and deduct 436, you will arrive at a figure twice their age, which is three years less than that of the courthouse, and they feel a lot older — sometimes." — Editor Dowel in Algona Advance. The editor of the Herald crossed his milestone September 6. strange to say, the above formula will result in a figure twice age by substituting 61 for 59. Which reminds us of the following formula, which shows infallibly the nature of a person (Bro. Dewel might work it out in his case). Take the year of your birth, add 4, then add your age in 1934, subtract 29, multiply e by 1,000 and subtract 694,423. If you apply the result to the letters of the alphabet you will what you are known to be—that is, the figure 1 stands for A, 2 for B, etc.—Pa Olson in Story City Herald. Well, that settles it. ' that such a fine friendship over a period of years at 80 miles distance between two men who never saw each other must be shattered in a libel suit! OLD GEORGE GALLARNO, Plain Talk, gets a fetching quip out of the Des Moines Register's gan, "The Newspaper Iowa pends Upon." As George puts it, it is "The Newspaper Which Depends on Iowa." Bouquet for Senator Murphy. Knoxville Journal—The Journal (Rep.) can't escape the conclusion that the policy of keeping surplus corn on farms and out of the hands of speculators is a great advantage to farmers and the people of the corn belt. To Senator Murphy belongs the credit in large measure for this practical help to farmers. The Country Needs Stability. Traer Star-Clipper—Just what is needed? It goes without saying that what we require is.a restoration of confidence. This can not be brought about by further experimentation. It must come through the adoption of sound money policies and a program of economy, retrenchment wherever possible, and a move toward balancing of the national and state budgets. Add Questions of the Day. Swea City Herald — Mr. Upton Sinclair, democratic candidate for governor of California, promises the voters of his state that the California sales tax law will be repealed if he is elected. Our distinguished democratic governor, Clyde Herring, busily defends the Iowa sales tax from the platform and over the radio. The sales tax laws of both states are about the same. So what? Farmers Contract Again! Humboldt Independent — Friday morning's papers carried dispatches from Washington stating that the AAA is to poll the farmers who signed corn-hog contracts to see if they want the plan to carry through 1935. If what one hears on the street in conversation with farmers from various portions of the county can be taken as the sentiment there will be no corn-hog contracts in Humboldt county next year. Pension law Bad Joke. Britt News-Tribune — There are 8741 people in Hancock subject to the old age pension tax. Up to Friday fewer than 6000 had paid. Assuming that 7000 will pay, the total amount thus raised will be $14,000 at the $2 rate after this year. Already there are more than 170 applications. Assuming 170 approved, how much can be allowed to ex- baust available funds? If each of :he 170 were allowed $10 monthly, it would take $1700 a. month, or WE MUST TAKE this to correct Mr. E. L. C. White, of the Spencer News-Herald, on an error in an editorial in last week's News- Herald. He used the phrase, "He will do his durndnest." '\ that last word is wrong, and should have been spelled "durndest." it is slang, it is not quoted in our dictionary. Perhaps we must leave it to Editor Dewel, of Algoua, rule who is right.—Roy A. Jarnagin in Peterson Patriot. Jarney is of course quite right. The Colyum, however, "d—dest." This sends delightfully shocking tremors down the spines of mid-Victorian readers, who imagine you are using a naughty word, when of course all you mean is "derndest." THERE WERE MAUDLIN sympathizers with criminals 50 ; ago, just as there are now, some of them wrote jingles still live. Oldsters who were young then will recall this one, again the other day after a long retirement— Jesse had a wife, She's a mourner all her life, And the children, they were brave; But the dirty little coward Who shot Joe Howard, He laid Jesse James in his grave. Oh, Arthur, Please Remember Your Blood Pressure! [Brisbane's Column.] If there is among the African bushmen a 6-months-old infant who knows less about money than the gentlemen who manage the finances of this country, that infant should be exhibited here as the legitimate successor of Barnum's "what-is-it." A HERO IS NO HERO to his valet, and a president of the United States is just a husband to his wife; which introduces an amusing story told by Eugene Howe in the Amarillo Globe; a group of democrats who feared that Mrs. Roosevelt was gadding about too much for the good of the party mustered courage to complain to the president. Mr. Roosevelt heard them with a twinkle in the eye, and when tiwy had -finished said: "Maybe so; maybe BO—but who is going to tell her?" And that broke up the meet- '.ng. FILSON WAS WAITING for an !l <wa City bus, Iri his pocket was $96 he had saved to pay his way at school while working in a, coal mine.—Davenport dispatch in Monday Register about robbery. All correspondents, attention: Example wrong order modifying elements of sentence. Revision: "In his pocket was $96 he had saved, while working in a coal mine, to pay his way at school." AT EAGLE GROVE recently they had a junior fair, and one of the prizes was a bottle of beer, and derned if a preacher's wife didn't win it! In his Inhuman Interest column in the Eagle last week H. Ward Barnes offered to take it off her hands, and apply it on subscription. i 11 Viand stone flg- llllti- will age, that eel a Iditor ossed And, mula his llow- llibly Dewel >). , add sub- sub- e let- see at is, or B, Her- think ver a ^ance saw in a ), of p out slo- De- ts it, De- asion f the error fews- "He 2laim lould As i our leave , to irna- ight. efers fully )ines ini- ribly e all sym- 'ears and that oung loted GEO, C, HANNA FUNERAL HELD •M Bfe • fife • ft 9 ttfc M • Mfc ^HB FRIDAY: BURT Funeral services for Geo. C. Hanna, Lone Rock farmer who died of heart disease last week Tuesday while he and a farm hand were repairing a machine in a corn field, were held at the Burt Presbyterian church Friday afternoon in charge of the Revs, S. M. Gladstone, of the Lone Rock church, S. H. Aten, Burt pastor, and Allen H. Wood, Good Hope pastor. Burial was made in the Burt cemetery. Mr. Hanna came of pioneer stock, his parents having been Thomas and Elizabeth Hanna, who came here from Illinois in a covered wagon in 1871. George had been born there on July 28, 1870. They settled on a farm on the Union-Burt line, and for a time lived in a sod house. George later bought this farm, and his son A. H. now lives on it. The George Hanna home farm adjoins. George attended the Burt township rural school No. 4. His children later attended the same school, his two daughters taught the school at different times, and the grandchildren attend it now. In 1895, at Boone, George was married to Tillie M. Bickelhaupt, of Story City, who survives. There are four children: Adelbert H. and Everett E., Lone Rock; Myrtle M., attending the State Teachers college; and Pearl E., New York City. There are four grandchildren. Mr. Hanna also left a sister and two brothers: Mrs. Sadie Schenck, Minneapolis; Alvin A., Wolf Point, Mont.; John T., Los Angeles. Mr. Hanna- had farmed all his life. He had for many- years been a director of the Lone Rock elevator, and was 'president at death. He was always active in the upbuild- ing of his community, in which he ranked as a leader. The children were all at the funeral, which drew a capacity attendance. Pall bearers were J. M. Blanchard, Otto Laabs, Frank Dacken, Lemuel Marlow, W. J. Bourne, all of Lone Rock, and Otto Schultz, Fort Dodge. Mrs. Shenck and her daughter Mabel came; also the brother Alvin. Others were: Mr. and Mrs. B. T. Hanna and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Yopp, Shindler, S. D.; Mr. and Mrs. Heed Anderson, Spencer; Peter Bickelhaupt and Mr. and Mrs. Clar- Truckers Permit and L. T. Bowel state board c sioners, made suth last Thur violations of i laws, which r< operate a vehi yance on . the buy a $5 perm carry cargo in Cases agains Ben Nolle, bo called in Jus where both en and both were of $3.85. The on payment of with law. Cases agaim gona, R. A. ] Thomas Devil continued till MRS, GRI lllllUl UIII riiurni rUNhn/ 1 U 11 lallF Algona and c were shocked learn of the d nesday of Mrs. Deaconess hos She had been abdominal ul( death. The Rev. C. funeral servic tional church noon, and burl ington. She \v Methodist chui was uudergoin Mrs. Critzer maiden name ford, and she ton township ' On September married to Edg graduated fron school in 1919, been teaching was teaching v, she took sick. One sister is Will Kollasch, N. D. Their i Shackelford, li D. Also surv grandmother, '. Dist. Supt. moving picture at Monday's R ence Bickelhaupt, Hollandale, I T «ey dealt wit Minn. ; Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Jensen, | C. Galloway f Clarion; Mr. and Mrs. Andrew tory at Water Bickelhaupt and Mr. and Mrs. factory. Surpi Henry Bickelhaupt, Story City. TDinnil imur rnnn ment in conne tin*6s elicit tnG dustries equal and Fines Levied of railroad commis- arrests in Kos, They were for the state trucking Justice's White's court, The fine was suspended ken, Bode, and Livermore, were last mid-week to which caused She was a member of the 35. Her 125, she was tzer. She was Algona high iince then had schools. She mother, Mrs. Mary ves at Courtney, N. ving is the aged Mrs. Mary Ward. Muhleman showed WISCONSIN SUMMER Dr. F. L. Tribon got home last week Wednesday from Mountain, Wis., where he had spent 4% months with his daughter Dorothy, who is Mrs. Herman Leeftink. Doctor Tribon has for many years owned 480 acres of unimproved land there, and Mr. Leeftink owns and lives on 200 acres near by. Mountain is north of Green Bay and not far from Lake Michigan. The country is still in the pioneer stage, and the land is covered with Surprising was the state- connection with the pic- .ucts of Iowa in- exceed in value the products of Iowa agriculture. JOHN H. LONG, FORMER ALGONIAN, IS DEAD John H. Long, Iowa Falls, former monument dealer here, later at Iowa Falls, died Monday. He had been afflicted with Bright's disease for 20 years, and was practically confined to his home for the last year and a half. Mr. Long was born at Hopkinton November 18, 1870. He attend- At the Call By T. H.C. Appears on pngo 5. R, E, SAUNDERS, OF SENEGA, SELLS HIS FARM AT $80 ACRE Seneca, Sept. 25—R. E. Saunders has sold his 160-acre farm to E. Vottler, Fenton, The sale price Is understood to have been $80 an acre. Mr. Saundcrs has purchased an eighty near Fairmont at $105 an acre and will move to it next March. Mr. Saunders' wife was a daughter of the late J. W. Hinclion, for many years editor of the Algona Courier. Bolligs in Reunion .Sunday— A reunion of the Bollig family was held Sunday at J. W. Bollig's, and attending from out of the community were the Carl Bollig, Frank Bollig, and Henry Lyncli families, all of Comfrey, Minn., the Fred Linenkamps, Sigourney, and Ella Bollig, Bancroft. Mr. and Mrs, Clarence Metzger, here, also attended. Oil Company Operates Garage— The Mid-West Oil Co., Ringsted, has rented the N. C. Christensen garage and has hired Alfred Peterson, Seneca, to operate the same. Mr. and Mrs. Clem Dotson returned Sunday from the world's fair. Seneca Loses and Wins— The Seneca ball team played Fenton at Fenton last week Tuesday and was defeated, 23-1. The locals played at Ringsted Friday and won by one score. These were seven-inning games. Other Seneca News. C. L. Campbell, who recently lost his wife, will have a-sale of his personal'property this week Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Peterson were Sunday visitors at their daughter Mrs. August Hanson's. Ruth and Eva Kracht returned from Iowa Falls, where they visited relatives. The freshmen gave the sophomores a return party last Thursday evening. Whittemore Books Famous Quartet W.hlttemore, Sept. 26—The Schubert Quartet, of Concordla seminary, St. Louis, will present a sacred concert next Sunday evening at 8 o'clock at St. Paul's Lutheran church here. The members appear S&stnf?'^: 1 ^ ^^^TfflyinnS 1 " itiif AKR At present there is a Rood tl"wnTmTf—"~~~^-» brand ready to serve chop suey or ch™ U <% tains choice tender meats, No. i tins mcin ' cr 2 1-2 oz. tin La Choy Noodles ~KRK7"~" ORIENTAL brand vegetable choTs^~~^ serve, No. 2 tins ' iilea dy to 2-oz. tin noodles, FREE Noodles are used for chow mei n only. "Baby Stuart" Mushrooms, stems and niece, drained, weight 8 oz. l es> 2 oz. Richelieu Mushrooms, sliced 6 1-2 oz~~ ""*"" " 3ai> Here is a new one— Richelieu Baking Powder, 12-oz enamel tin, screw cap One lOc tin Richelieu RichPomt a growth of brush which must bei ed business college at Des Moines cleared away. The main obstacle, ! and . then entered the monument however, is pine stumpage left from a once great forest. The soil when cleared yields bountifully. Mr. Leeftink had a patch of oats this season which went 100 bushels to the acre; but business, operating plants at Knoxville and Sioux Falls, as well as here and at Iowa Falls. He was an aricient Mason, and at one time belonged to the consistory. Mr. Long married Anna Spadle ," pure soft Wheat Flour . sack Upside clown cake tin, FREE," We have a good assortment of new Pailcalffl Flours, and don't forget to order pure Maple or M pie and Cane Syrup. a " For making real good bread try our "Man dalay", a bleached Minnesota flour, 49 pound bag j, and it is worth more. Mr. and Mrs. Wilford Coleman Livermore, are attending to the farm work at the Frank Ditsworth home while Mr. and Mrs. Ditsworth are visiting Airs. Ditsworth's sister in Colorado. Mrs. George Wolf was a visitor jat Plumboldt last week Wednesday. Mrs. Hazel Marso, Clara City was a visitor at Hal Skilling's early in the week. ; Harlie Burtis, Mason City is spending a few days with his sis- ! ter, Mrs. John McGuire. j Mrs. Emma Hager spent last I week at John and George Johnson's. Clayton Sill suffered a badly cut thumb Saturday, wihle sawing wood for the Baptist parsonage at Algona. It is hardly necessary to tell you anvthine il our "PURE QUILL" Coffee.' Ev seems to know its splendid quality, In one pound glass jars _'_' ,. 10 pounds gives you one FREE. FREE 6mPty 3ai ' S returned gives y° u another iiound 3 pound jars _1.^' "$y We have many cheaper grades of Coffee." AKRE'S~ In town use of free delivery service—8:30-10:0 a. m.; 4 p. ni. Also 2:30 p. m. on Saturdays. 118 S. Dodge. Phones 290 and 291 $20,400 Auditor Missal expects 75 to 100 more applications. Add Latest Development in the Merry Widow Contest. [Central City News-Letter.] Between Britt and Ellsworth there has been a contest to see which has the larger percentage of widows. We have gone over the list of Central City married women street by street and have found that if all who wouldn't mind being widows were counted Central City would beat both Britt and Ellsworth two to one. IN KASE U R a Shekawgo Tribune reedr and dident C the an- nounsment, U may hav thot that a lot of mistaks in spelling wur bee- ing made, but not so, the Tribune has just adopted modrn spelling of a few wurds, like "trafic" for "traffic," "sherif" for "sheriff," "buro- cracy" for "bureaucracy,"; but as for us, whenever we go in for revysing Noah we shall go the hole way. THE COLYUM disdains intent to be political, but cannot on that account afford to miss any of the smart sayings going the rounds, no matter if politically aimed; hence this one— NRA me down to sleep. I pray the Lord my code to keep; If I should bust before I wake, The bureaucrats my plant will take. LOCAL BANKERS tell us there is so much money on deposit in their banks that they cannot find borrowers enough to absorb only a very small percentage of it.—Red Wing, Minn., Eagle. Add collection everybody's favorite double negatives. —ALIEN. vived by the widow and one daughter, Grace Long. Funeral services were conducted from the home yesterday afternoon, the Rev J. K. Hawkins, of Eldora, former pastor, and the Rev. W. E. Butler pastor of the local Methodist church, of which Mr. Long was a S"- 1 " 1 inTTch . ar ^- Interment was! made m Union cemetery, l St. Benedict this and two or three preceding at Knoxville in 1900, and he is sur- years were so dry that farmers ""'""' ' could not raise enough feed for stock and so had to reduce operations. Doctor Tribon has resumed his practice here, but will not have .an uptown office. He plans to return to Wisconsin next spring. Law Firm Will Let Clients Name Fees Coyle & Coyle, Hurnboldt law- y'ei-s, have adopted the "voluntary fee system." This means that they let clients determine what to pay for legal services. The senior member of the firm is a former judge in this judicial district, and the junior member is the only democratic nominee for judge in the district this fall. As regards the new fee system the firm has blazed a unique path. Few, if any, lawyers ever heard of it before. Dersham Wins Ribbon. A copy of the Bristow, Okla., Daily Record under date of Saturday, September 15, reports an industry show, and among exhibitors was "Dersham the Printer," who won a first-place ribbon. CAN VOU PICK THE WINNER? Chicago, after two with relatives there. _ i ...... i —.-...«....- *. zr-r i HII» i nl Mr. and Mrs. J. 0. Downs, Mrs. John Roskopf, and Mrs. Frank Eisenbarth motored Sunday morning to Halbur to visit relatives a few days. Marie Arndorfer got home Saturday from " weeks visit She attended the world's fair" Mr. and Mrs. John Froelich, Cedar Rapids, are visiting local relatives. The Emil F. Arndorfers and Betty Arndorfer spent Sunday at Albert Garmann's, Blue Earth. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Miller, Plum Creek, spent Sunday with the August Fehrs. Fire Breaks Out injwo Farm Homes WAIcA If /ess Ilfel/fo be r desfroyet/ or badly damaged? Minutes saved in getting help from neighbors or firemen By telephone oiten prevents hundreds of dollars in fire Iocs. Mrs. J. W. Harris Named Head of the Sexton Aid last Thursday 26 — Mrs. Glen Algona. as a the Sexton Aid ton. Mrs. at her nate. e Heiter is home southwest of town. Mrs, Jergen Skow gave Bible study after the election of officers. There were Other Sexton News. 22 present. New officers are: pre'* sorf Caro?De°an o^Tv ™* " ttle ident, Mrs. J. W. Harris; vice, Mrs. Ilaturdlv afternoon £ Y e ™ e - snent Riiznhfith Sanrior*. BOO,.-*,, ' M,. D !?, a ^ u aa y afternoon at A. L. Green- on Elizabeth Sanders; secretary Mrs. |fiels wWeMrm. ' \? re S n ; Fred Plnmh- nnd troaa,,,.^ nf™ , QS wmle Mr - Curran attended Fred Plumb; apd treasurer, Mrs. W. C. Taylor. At the close of the meeting, ice cream, cake and coffee were served. Merrill Curran is Married- Announcements were received by relatives here of the marriage of Merrill Curran, of Los Angeles, Calif., last week. Merrill formerly lived at Lu Verne and Algona, and is a graduate of the university of southern California. He is employed in a light plant in Los Angeles. He is a nephew Greenfield. of A. L. S. S. Program Is Given— Children in the Sunday school gave a short program during the Sunday school hour, Sunday morn- a horse sale at Wesley. Harold is a nephew of Mr. Greenfield A. L. Greenfield began making sorghum Monday morning He is making for W. C. Taylor, of Sexton, and a Mr. Erdman, of Wesley The cane was hauled here Saturday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Myrtle Richards and sons, of Lone Rock, and Mrs A. D. Richards, Algona, spent Sunday afternoon at A. L. Greenfield's Mrs. Sarah Wise and daughters Nell and Mrs. Henry Phillips attended the funeral of Mrs. Ward at Burt Saturday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Hanseu, Wesley, and Mary Harris, Algona were Sunday guests of Mrs J w' Harris. ing. Pupils were the classes of> Ther e will be no Sunday school Nell Wise, beginners, Mrs. Harvey Steven, Willing Workers, and Mrs. Leo Steven, Helping Hand. Edith Greenfield presided at the piano. Xo Attend Conference— Herman Wise will attend the Methodist conference this week, at nor church next Sunday as it was dismissed for conference in Algona. W. C. Taylor and James Bro- Phy attended a hog and sheep sale in southern Iowa Saturday The Sexton Aid will hold' its an- f ual *«>P er an d bazaar in the Sexton hall October 11. FACTORY AUDITOR'S DISPOSAL SALE , BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 29TH New and Used Grand and Upright Piano* A. B. Chase, Fischer, Knabe, Story & Clark, Scl» ller »'° discontinued small dealer's stocks, repossessed s ; | and demonstration pianos. $25,000 STOCK The largest assortment ever exhibited in this vicinity. Small Uprights Midgets $178 $239 $198 $265 Grand Pianos $338 $487 $638, etc. $428 $542 Used All In g« od tion and I teed. «3W°» $79.50 Don't to»* Easy terms. Act quickly—best bargains go first. JONES PIANO lort Dodge, Iowa, A . W. Anderson. Jusfc across from IIIIIIHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIHIIIIilll" 1 tliese.

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