Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on October 12, 1937 · Page 1
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.WEATHER '11-16, Inclusive—Little or $elpitation first part of week; Iprobablo within latter half; Irnturos normal or somewhat r for most part. jme TUESDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 12, 1937 Arson Charge Mday ILTRY S JORDAY IS 10 SUCCESS ^-H'rs Come With Is Reared From 1937 Flocks. |By Hachel It. Becker. k-a-doodle—doo!" Such was ieoting from Kossuth cocker- U-H'ors at'the Swift plaut ay. Forty-four 4-I-I boys aud liroughout the county entered of their best roosters in a show. And such robust rs. All of them tipped the ! at between six and eight each. W. R. Whitfield, of Ames, ere to judge the birds. A sil- ving cup went to the Titonka {whose members showed the st efficiency. Many Prize Awards. er awards, beautiful gold and •medals for first and second- j winners, and attractive rib- ffor third and fourth places, fallowed as follows: |lte Rocks—tie for first, Doyle Titonka, Mavis Swanson, itrong; tie for second, Virginia horter, Burt, Verl Patterson, Srd place winners were Lela Bel and Arlene Hanson,. both (tonka; fourth place, Laila Swea City; John E. Coady, fey; Joe Pefferman and Gerald fberg, Bancroft; Irene Luiid- Swea City; Glen Miller, Ti- and Roland Bode, Algona. Hampshires—first, Gordon Bancroft (his chickens scor-j otl no indictment in the Bhest of any entered); second, brought against Max is charged with arson, and is scheduled to go on trial in district court at CkmuT next week Monday. . r to "ic ground, and, if it was only partly damaged.! Confession is Allcced. rires at any time. | tho two are connected in some way. I . , . Weider »s also bound to the grand Anfinson was found on the M &\ J V ry ° n , a murder charge and this St. L. right-of-way at the Corwith This confession it is n.n Pcml ! n n T g ° il" tO ^ oonsldQred by tho v «»Toad yards wVth~h"is"head"beat" is alleged, Hancock county grand jury which en in last May. Tho body of Block nor, and is based on an alleged confession by Welder to state agenu that he sot fire to tho Shoryl and Eva M fty i, ouso at Cor . was made whon Welder wn<. holm* ""'^'" -"".•"•.> emmi jmy wmuii un m last May. Tlio body of Block questioned r^irdTnTtho Annninn w n ° Dei J r^ l lcar n « s tomorrow, was found in a burning barn at death, and Welder at t at Mmo IT W oldor IB defended by a Mr. Scar- Lu Verne early in July. Evidence, ^critics .staff afd ^ T°' ^ P ° na ' ?£."°'?S_ 1"?™% authorities _ say, indicates tha thoritics state, thoj boon paid $25. said that he had Woidor has entered a plea of not m T> i, "Homey, authorities say, indicates I wo Deaths linked? Block had been dead for some btato agents have been compar- hours before the fire started and ing notes on the Anfinson death | hence did, not die in the flames. Max Block Released; Grand Jury Dismisses A rson Charge INDICTMENT IS REFUSED AFTER LONG SESSION IS Whittemore Man Sent to Jail for 6 Months. After the longest session In many years the grand jury Friday report- which the jury several sessions, cusod of arson in charge Block on took evidence for Block was ac- connection with P. Coady, Wesley; third, Ola |Miller, Titonka; fourth, Kath- choby, Bode; Wayne Barr, Al- Richard Mescher, Bancroft. •red'Rocks —'first, Dorothy | the burning of his barn in July. TiSf* : ?£f° nd ' Mer l°, Firemen found the body of Block's |>son. Tlt s n wt' SS; !S S ° n ta the rUi " S - °« icials fee Moore, Titonka; Wallace |on, Lone Rock, ptures were taken of the win- i with their grown "chicks," in afternoon. E&sajrlYinners Named. ace Rouba, Harrison, won a Itry essay contest on "How to Baby Chicks to Maturity." ', Zweifol, Titonka, was second; lid Soderberg, Bancroft, third; [Lorraine Soderberg, Dorothy per, and Mary Frances Inman, pf Bancroft, tied for fourth. Lu- his deatlf was the result of foul play. Block was lodged in jail some weeks ago in the arson charge and in default of bound. He testified before the grand jury that he knew nothing about how the barn fire started and he has stated that he did not know his son's body was in tho barn. He was released following the report of no indictment Klbert Sont to Jail. Francis Elbert, Whittemore, pleaded guilty to a bootlegging ; Pepoon, Kossuth's H. D. A., charge before Judge Heald Friday, ;. C. E. Ridenour, local high and was sentenced to six months ol teacher, judged the essays. ] in jail. Testimony before the grand nety-six persons attended a banquet at the Methodist ch basement at noon. Exhib- 1 sot dinner free through the psy of the Algona Chamber of L. pmerce. County Agent A. vn presided. Secretary 0, S. gave a short address and duced directors of the Cham| of Commerce. President Joe pm gave a little F. Voeke "say," as did , Chicago representative. Swift I'ays Compliment. B. Dobson, Swift manager, this year's project was going better than was anticipated, essor Whitfield the judge, gave Port speech at noon and another lie afternoon. He said that he I never seen a show with a bet[quality of birds, fossuth 4-H leaders, who played important part in this year's «ry project, were recognized at [banquet. They were Mrs. Ray club chairman; Mrs. Bleich, Ban- Swea l Miller and Martin a; Mrs . Pef Mrs. Harold Roba, Charles Inman, Bancroft; Myrtle Hanna. Burt. Other the were unable to attend most interesting display at " Plant Saturday was "dressed" undressed" chickens, and they are healthy, unhealthy, sickly. There was a marked |uaotion between a "hefty" % »^ nd a puuy two or three- hers Dt with or n. i *" Jtn*. i v.ijt.iimjiij' IJI;LIM c 11113 ^ItlllU a I Jury which indicted him included two alleged sales of liquor purchased from the liquor store and resold at a higher price. T. C. Hutchison was named by Judge Heald to undertake the defense of Eugene L. Walsh, of Em- nietsburK who is charged with violation of the narcartlc law, assisting a felon to escape, breaking jail, and with being a habitual criminal. Walsh, who broke out of the Kossuth jail, is now in an individual escape propf cell at the Ft. Dodge jail. It was believed he was too familiar with the Kossuth jail and that friends might aid him here in another escape. Walsh has stated that he would not face trial. Walsh, when arraigned on the several charges stated that he had no money for a defense and asked the court to appoint an attorney to defend him. June Term is Dropped. The June term will be dropped after this year according to an order signed by the three judges assigning terms for the coming two years The June term has been a stop-gap between the April and the September terms enabling attorneys to clear up some cases before -•• McMurray Hurt m Scaffold Break McMurray, Algona con- Fib in*., •-*•»•**j , AlgVUU. CUli- ffL- and buila er, fell when a aWmg on a farm building BV i Lakota g«ve way Thurs«yen ng and suffered a broken 6 m the heel of one foot. He '»e confined to crutches for the i bp 7° to four months Ho was kk-en,i nl? £ ome ** ft time last »h» , tlu the "one could be set pi ac ed in a cast. Mr. has contracts for build- 8et8 °f farm buildings for Ha* Operation at I. C. nu and next Moe & SJogren, attack Wednes- taken , Mrs. an Kenefl <* 'or examina- raitv po * sl ? le operation by the *>«*»», Mr. Moe had such an attack before. Moe ha<J his operation the summer vacation. Now there will be no opportunity to begin cases between April and September. The June term was started during the land foreclosure period to permit foreclosures following the March defaults instead of having to wait till Septeiuber. Now the foreclosure cases have decreased, and the moratorium laws have made speed in such matters impossible. Assignments of judges and terms for 1938 are: January 24, DeLand; March 28, Heald; September 19, Davidson; November 21, DeLand. Assignments of judges and the terms for 1939 are: January 23, Heald; March 27, Davidson; September 18, DeLand; November 20, Judge Heald closed the active part of the September term Friday, but one or another of the judges will be available for pending cases for som/3 time and the court is being held open. Station Robber is Taken to Prison Sheriff Loss took George Allen to Anamosa Friday to begin a ten year sentence for breaking and entering the Deep Rock oil station here in September. Mrs Loss and Mrs Stephen Loss accompanied the pair, and the Algonians went to Iowa City from Anamosa to see the Iowa-Bradley football game Saturday. Soil Conservation Check-Up On Compliance in County Is Begun Fred W. Roewe, Laurens fieldman for the Iowa agricultural conservation committee, is in Kossuth, checking the work done by the county committee's farm reporters in classifying land uses and measuring and mapping fields for farmers' compliance in the 1937 farm program. He is assisted by Robert M Loss, county chairman; Le RoyJ. Nelson, Pocahontas county secretary; and H. C. Simerson, Wright county chairman. The method used in checking each reporter is to take out maps of two farms measured by such reporter and thoroughlv check these farms for crop classification and make at least two measurements of cornfields on each map. If this check indicates that the work in Kossuth has been well done, final inspection of farms will be made at once and the county office will then forward a summary of the individual performance for each farm to the state office, where it will be audited and an application for payent form prepared. To date 2279 farms out of 3500 in Kossuth have been measured for compliance with the 1337 program. This compares with 2517 farms measured in 1936. The final date for requesting inspection of farms is October 31, 1937. Anyone wishing to have a farm inspected must file a request for such inspection with the county committee on or before that date. FERTILIZER PLOTS TO BEJARVESTED County Agent A. L. Brown announces that fertilizer demonstration plots on the Arndorfer Bros, farm one mile south and a half mile west of St. Benedict will be harvested Thursday. The Arndorfer Bros, cooperated with the county Farm Bureau and tlie extension service this spring to plant corn on alkali soil, and this crop will be used in the demonstration. The purpose of this plot was to demonstrate the value of fertilizer on alkali soils also to test for the best usable fertilizer. Applications of fertilizer were made at the time of planting, 135 pounds an acre being applied. The | following combination .was used in the ratios of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potash: 0-20-10; 0-20-20; 0-9-27. Harvesting and weighing of the corn will be done in the morning, and the afternoon will be devoted to study and explanation of the results. All interested farmers and others are invited to attend. rlRST HEAVY FROST REGISTERED FRIDAY Doctors to Hold Eight-Week Study The County Medical society is holding a post-graduate course at the Hotel Algona this evening at 5 o'clock. The local doctors, J. N. Kenefick, P. V. Janse, M. G. Bourne C. H. Cretzmeyer, and Walter Fraser will attend. At five o'clock Doctor Reubeij Normland, Des Moines will give an address on "Treatment of Common Skin Disorders." At 6 the meeting will adjourn for dinner in the hotel dining room, after which Doctor Normland will again speak. Officers of the society are Dr. J. A. Mueller, Fenton president; Dr. Minkel, Swea City, vice president; and Dr. Kenefick, secretary-treasurer. The society will meet for eight lonsecutive weeks. Rat Spends a Day in a Moat at New Federal Building Mystery! Some Algonians are wondering what became of a rat which fell into the "well" around the north basement windows of the new postoffice building Sunday. The "well" is nearly ten feet long, four feet deep, and five feet wide. The rat was in the "well" all day Sunday. Perhaps some dog or rat, or some small boys, discovered it. The P. O. janitors did not remove it. Officers Named by Academy Classes Officers for the four'upper classes of the St. Cecelia's academy mve been elected. They are: Seniors—president, John Lee The first heavy frost of the season came Friday morning, when the mercury fell to 34 degrees in the night before. The frost and a rain Saturday brought down many leaves from trees, though the woods and the parks are still beautiful, and the river and country trees are still not showing fall colors in profusion. The temperatures for the week follow: High October 1 (.23 in. r. f.) 63 October 2 (.03 in. r. f.) 75 October 3 80 October 4 69 October 5 .,71 October 6 02 October 7 66 October 8 59 October 9 (.24 in. r. f.) 04 October 10 (.04 in. r. f.) 70 PAINT STORE OPENED HERE BY K,S, COWAN Wholesale and Retail Business to Be Operated. The new Cowan Building Supply Three Touchdowns in First Half Made by Locals. Algona's sflrappy football' team took the jump on a larger Manson squad Friday night at Athletic park and ran up 19 points in the first half and held that lead through the balance of the game to win 190. The Manson team was noticeably larger than the local aggregation, and it is reported the line outweighed the Algonians by several pounds per man. Algona kept the ball in the first half but in the second half, with numerous Algona reserves being sent in to gain experience, the Manson outfit had the better of the game though unable to push over a score. The game was especially thrilling for spectators for the I Manson team opened in the second j half with a series of pass plays, in' eluding laterals, forwards, and triples behind the line of scrimmage. Score Early in Game. Algona kicked off and Manson returned to the the- 39-yard line to open the game. Four Manson plays netted no yardage, and a punt was taken by Algona to the Algona 36- yard line. On the first play Algona made a first down. Three more Babe Smothers at St Benedict The four-and-a-half months old son of tho Magnus Ilahms, living a mile west of St. Benedict, smothered to death yesterday afternoon when a pillow fell over its face in the crib in which the child was sleeping. Mrs. Rahm put the pillow at the head of the bed to support a cover over tho child's face to keep any j flies away. In some manner the got llolcl ° J lne cover or the pillow and pulled it down, and it fell over the baby's face. The baby was not strong enough to get out from under and smothered. afternoon nap at 2 o'clock, and at 5 o'clock Mrs. Rahm thought the baby was sleeping longer than usual and investigated.. Dr. R. A. Evans, coroner, was called, but the child had been dead for some time. There are three other children in the family, two girls and a boy. Mrs. Rahm was Rosalia Neuroth before her marriage. Funeral services had not been completed this morning, but It was YOUTH, IOTHER HURT AS CAR GOES II DITCH Vertebrae Fractured in Accident in Minnesota. Mrs. Nels Jensen and her son Duane were both injured near Olivia, Minn., a small town some 70> Mankato, their car ded on a wet oiled road and went' into the ditch. Duane Jensen suffered a broken, back, the first and second lumbar vertebrae being broken. Mrs Jensen suffered two cracked vertebras and badly wrenched back. Both also suffered from numerous bruises and minor injuries Wet Oiled Road Slippery The road on which they were! plays netted 14 yards and on the Co. store., owned by K S Cowan next play the Algona ball carrier ' is holding a formal opening today. Manson L h6 "f^V^ 1 ' 6 ' approximately 22x \ succeeding' play* a"pass' was good j t T, basement, was erect- for a score, but the kick failed and ed this summer on the lot across the score was 6-0. from the Laird & | Algona again kicked off _ AMan . son lateral picked up 20 yards to Algona's 42-yd. line. Three plays j netted a loss of five yards, but the McCullough funeral home. Mr. Cowan will handle wholesale and retail paints, wallpapers, enamels, ^stains, varnishes, lino- fourth was a! pass* to the 27-yard leums, paint brushes, floor surfac- 1 line. A laterll picked up 10 yards. i?™' faa ?h 'P + ?^ gloss- His paint On the next Iplay Manson drew a line is the Pratt & Lambert, one of 15-yd. penalty for holding and was the largest manufacturers in the unable to make first down and Al- country and he is handling Arm- gO na took the ball on the 20-yd. strong imoleum and floor wax l ine . On the ' first play Algona Wooster paint brushes are handled made 20, and, a lateral added 12 de - penalty lost _._ . . , , ,_ - -.---,«,~ iu , Algona, and Algona quick- ranging in price from 15 cents per kicked the ball going out on Man- roll up are being shown and there son's 12-yard I line is a stock on hand. Paint, enamel, stains, and varnish is handled from the smallest to the largest sizes with a stock on hand of all P' av ' an " on succeeding plays Man- colors and finishes. The store is all one room Second ^core at Quarter. The Quarter ended on the next Son was unable to gain, and punt- with ed to A1 E°na on the Manson 34-yd. the exception of a few feet at ; line - A1 £°na niade nine on the first the rear where the stairway leads failed to gain on a fumble, to storage room in the basement. and tne next ! P lav was S° Q d for a Shelves for paint line the north and touchdown, and the pass was good west walls and part of the south wall the remainder of the latter being occupied by a linoleum display. A show case is provided for brush- for an extra point making the score Algona 13-Manson 0. Algpna kicked off again. Manson was unable to'gain a first down and es and incidental painter's supplies, kick ed out on jtheir own 38-yd. line, and there is a now style stand on Two Algona plays put the ball op which six kinds of wall paper can the 25 -yard line. On the next play be shown at one time. i Manson drew a 15-yd. penalty plac- •• Grady Phillips, of Fort Dodge, ling tne ball !on the 12-yd. line, will manage the store. He has had wnere a pass was good for the fin- several years experience in paint al score of the game. A razzle- and wallpaper wholesale and retail dazz 'e play for extra point was reported that they would probably traveling had recently been oiled. be held tomorrow morning at the , During the day a rain soaked the SL Benedict church. road surface making it very slippery. Duane, who was driving, was not familiar with the extreme slippery condition of oiled roads, and hence was traveling at a good rate of speed when he lost control of the car which skidded and plunged into the ditch. The accident happened so quickly that it is not known definitely just what caused the car to skid, for the road was straight. The car was badly wrecked and it is believed it turned over a couple of times. WEBSTER CITY TO MEET ALGONA AT FOOTBALL FRIDAY Algona football fans will have a chance this week Friday to see the . _ .. ... Webster City team in action. This Plans to bring it hack 'immediately team was conference champion last : were dropped after an inspection, year and was undefeated, not even scored against, which gave it a mythical claim to the state championship. Webster City's team has an average weight of 170 pounds to Algona's average of 155. It is believed that the visitors will use a for it was too badly damaged to be towed or driven. Kescners Hare Accident. The Jensens were in a second accident the same night. A coupe containing a girl and man came along and picked them up to take passing attack, and Coach Berger! 1 ? 6111 to a hos P ital - The girl drove is training the locals against it. the ?9 upe . al ? d the man hun g to the The -visitors weight may break through Algona's line. Junior Long may not be in the line-up this week. He pulled a tendon in his right leg in the last game. Statistics for the Friday game against Manson, which was won, 19-0, follow: Alg. First downs 13 Yards from scrimmage 190 Passes attempted - 7 Passes completed 3 Yards gained on passes _40 Yards penalized 10 Fumbles i Passes intercepted 0 Yards lost in scrimmage-20 Punts -average 36 Mans. 10 119 12 4 62 outside of the mar. In the excitement the girl lost control of the coupe which also rammed Into the ditch, and she suffered a broken collar bone and minor injuries In the crash. The man was thrown to one side of the car and escaped with bruises and a bad shaking up. Fortunately the accident happened when the car was not going at a high rate of speed and the Jen- Kickoffs 5 Kickoff average 39 Touchdowns: Lynk to pass; Long, 25 yards through tackle for touchdown, and pass, Lynk to Muckey. One pass, Lynk to Muckey, was good for the extra point. sens it is believed escaped all further injury in this crash. jj. Brought to Hospital Here. r A third car came along soon af- 55 : ter and picked up the quartet and 2 took them to a hospital at Olivia, 1 where x-rays were taken of tha 62 injured. Saturday afternoon W. Gfc, 29 McCullough drove his ambulance 0,to Olivia after the Jensens, bring- 0 ing them back to Algona where McNeil, they are reported recovering at the establishments. Osteopaths Name Kossuth Men to District Office Dr. W. L. Tindall, Woden, was elected president of the fourth district organization of osteopathic physicians at a meeting at the Hotel Hanford, Mason City, which Low 52 54 56 56 55 38 36 34 48 48 closed with evening. Dr. J. L. elected vice president; Dr. H. D. Meyer, Lu Verne, trustee; and Dr. R. K. Richardson, Wesley, secre- a banquet Wednesday Craig, Cresco, was tary-treasurer. Dr. Lonnie Facto, of the Des Ten Teams Open Bowling Season The annual meeting for election of officers of the Algona Bowling League was held Thursday evening in the rooms above the Barry billiard parlor. D. P. Smith was elected president; Howard Geering, secretary. The first game of the season started last night with the Junior Holtzbauer; vice, William Besten- Chamber of Commerce team play- lehner; secretary, Mary Bliley; .reasurer, Irma Dee Hargreaves. Juniors—president, Betty Kohlhaas; vice, Michael Stoffel; secre- ary, Joan Godden; treasurer, Robert Bode. Sophomores—president, Pauline Zender; vice Frances Ann Zltt- ritsch; secretary, Roseann Holtz- jauer; treasurer, Vernon Nelson. Freshmen—president, Louise Gilbride; vice, Mary Elizabeth \ Van Allan; secretary, Elaine . Kinsey; .reasurer, Martin Eischen. * August Bueiihold Speaker. August Huenhold spoke before .he Rotary club yesterday noon and .old members of his summer's travels in Germany, France, and other European countries. ing the Skelly team. Tonight Phillips plays the Courthouse; tomorrow, Irvington vs. Flowers; Thursday,'Lu Verne vs. Wesley; Friday night, Titonka vs. Burt. It will be noticed that Titonka, Irvington, and Wesley now have teams. The Junior Chamber of Commerce team is about the same as the Fearless Five team of last year. * Photo Couple Bay Hone, Will F. Brown, photographer, recently bought the Harry Wilson house on south Jones, occupied by F. B. Timm, local telephone mana, ger. The Tlmms aave moved InW one of Spongherg'e houses on south Hale, and Mr. ajod. Mrs. Brown occupy their new home. Moines Still college of Osteopathy, was a speaker on dealing with the causes of back pain. His talk was illustrated with x-ray pictures. Dr. J. H. Voss, Albert Lea, talked on new developments in obstetrics. Dr. H. D. Meyer, Lu Verne, is not good, andrthe score was' Algona 19, Manson 0. Girls Piny Hockey, The half ended a few plays later with neithpr team threatening. Between halves two groups of girls in physical education classes played hockey] and provided much excitement for the spectators. At the opening of the third period Manson passed and latoraled the ball to the, Algona 12-yard line in six plays, but Algona held for punted out of danger. another brother S. W. Meyer. of the local Dr. Mrs. Sanders Will Attend Meetings Mrs. Lura Sanders, local librarian, will attend a state library association meeting at Davenport Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Speakers will be James Oliver Modisette, chairman of the Louisiana library commission; John W. Ferguson, associate'editor of the Reader's Digest; and Vera Brlttain author of "Testament of Youth." Miss Brittain spoke at the association's meeting two years ago. « Kirsch Starts New Fort Dodge Plant T. H. Kirsch, who sold his laundry to the Geo. Boswells, of Des Mofnes, last spring is opening a cash and carry Band-Box cleaning shop at Fort Dodge. Mr. Kirsch operated the local laundry six and one-half years. He (Joes not intend to m.ove his family to Fort Dodge. Mrs. Kirsch is a daughter c-l Jerry Helgens. down and Later in the |same period Algona rushed the ball to the Manson 17- yard line but lost on downs as the third quarter lended. In the middle of the fin«j,l period a series of tricky forwards and laterals took the ball inside Algona's 20-yard line, but the locals held for downs, and again punpd out of danger. Algona Line Play Good. The play of the Algona line was particularly good throughout the game, and the Algonians outplayed and outcharged the heavier Manson aggregation. Blocking and tackling, for tl e most part, was also good and ejoabled ball carriers to make gains 1|hrough holes opened by the line and inferference. One Manson punt \ps blocked, but the blocking did tiat aid Algona for there was an ofifsides by both team.8 on the play and Manson punted again. Delinquent Taxes Fewe|r This Year Indications at the county treas- ror'R nffiro ai-o that +Vm <3 A iin urer's office quent tax list re that the delin- this year will be short. The homestead exemption deductions bellied many taxpayers to clean up taces The report is that the list v ill be only about three-fourths oi what it has been In the last several years. observe a stop costs on each Welter. Burt Driver Twice Fined. Richard B raj ton, Burt, was rested by Patrdman.A. E. Sterzing last week Tuesday for failure to ar- sign and improper tailUgbts. He was fined ?2 and count by Justice Kossuth 4-H Boys Win a Second at Cattle Congress Kossuth 4-H boys won second in a barn display at the Dairy Cattle Congress at Waterloo and as a reward were presented with an electric clipper. Kossuth also placed second last year, and in 1935 won first. The boys' placing was based upon the neatness of both themselves and their calves, cleanliness of their alley, arrangement of feed and supplies, decorations, etc. Kossuth members entering calves in the show were Frank Schoby, Bode; Floyd Bode, Lowell Samp, and Robert Mayer, all of Algona. Out of nine calves entered, seven placed for the money. County Agent A. L. Brown accompanied the boys and the calves. 17 New Cars are Sold in October Seventeen new automobiles have been sold in Kossuth in October as follows: Fords—Henry Olthoff, Lakota; Edwin A. Spensley Krakow, Bancroft; Mather, Armstrong; Dale Clark, Algona; William Speicher, Swea City; Nick Heesch, Titonka. Chevrolets—Dr. J. A. Sanftner, Swea City; Wegner '& Johnson, Fenton; Peter Mueller, Algona; and John Holtzbauer, Titonka. H. G. Hamilton, Bancroft, and L. W. Wiemer, Ledyard, bought Buicks; International- Harvester :o., Algona, and J. E. Ukena, Lakota bought International trucks; August Fisher, West Bend, a Plymouth; M. G. Bourne, Algona, a Lincoln Zephyr; and Peter J. Dahlhauser, West Bend, a Dodge. Fire Permits to Wed. Licenses to wed were issued the past week by Mrs. Katherine Mc- Svoy, clerk of the district court, to I. Owen Taylor, Marvyle C. Simmons, both of Hayfleld; Henry E. Schroeder. Freda Jager, both of La- iota; John Weber, Chicago, Bernadine M. Kenue, Whittemore; Clyde M. Bums, Estherville, Anna Bow, Ringsted; Aadrew E. Krominga, Elsie B. Kvichenreuther, both of Tito»ka. Kossuth hospital. 'Mr. McCullough was accompanied to Olivia by Mrs. Theo. Larson, Nels Jensen, and Chris Knudsen. K. OF G. MEETING TO BE HELD THURSDAY \ A district meeting of the Knights of Columbus which is expected to draw nearly 200 Catholics will be he.ld Thursday evening in the An- de'rson hall. Members of the Estherville, Emmetsburg and Mason City councils have been invited. The Rev. Father R. P. Murphy, Mason City, will be the principal speaker, and others on the program will be: Lawrence D. Brennan, Emmetsburg, district deputy; Emmet Ryan, Mason City, district treasurer; Ray Connelly, Des Moines, state secretary; Elma McCormick, Fort Dodge, Grand Knight, county recorder, and an exceptional singer; Al Downing and Emmet O'Connor, both of Fort Dodge; the Rev. C. A. Ahmann, the Rev. M. J. Mallinger, L. A. Winkel, local financial secretary, and C. H. Ostwinkle, Grand Knight of the local council. A luncheon will be served following the program. The ROT. Father T. J. Davern will be present. Few Ducks Found by Early Hunters The duck hunting season opened Saturday and local hunters were out in force at t!ie various hunting club sloughs and reserved areas. Most of the hunters -brought back some game, but the ducks were all 'locals" hatched out here. The flight from the north has not yet begun and most of the game bagged was the small teal varieties. The :ontinuance of warm weather in the north has permitted ducks to remain longer than normal and some hunters are afraid the open season will be closed before the big flight begins. The open season this year closes November 7. ' "' Drunk Transient i» George Duncan, a transient, was given a $3 fine and $7.75 costs oil the charge of drunkenness in Justice- Welter's court Wednesday, He paid the costs, but laid o»t the fiae in jail, after which, he was ordered to leave tow,. He V48 wrwte4 \>r Sheriff Loss.

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