Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on November 30, 1937 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, November 30, 1937
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, • " ."•:•••.. ; * r '^ ' t fv '.'"•, t V f "" ;CK WITH A PENCIL AND PAPER THIS BIG 18-PAGE CATALOG OF CHRISTMAS GIFTS [THE WEATHER I 29-Dec. 4, Inclusive—Rain or fkonday or Tuesday, followed ft- with precipitation again by f or Saturday; temperatures normal latter part o£ week. jime 37 ALGONA, IOWA. TUESDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 30, 1937 18 Pages 144 Columns Number 11 YEAR FOR ASSAULT nservation League Praised by "Ding" in Algona Speech Wesley Coach Dies in Crash S KOSSUTH OOP LEADER IN MOVEMENT fervisors, County Engineers Complimented. i ('Ding') Darling was speak| meeting of the county Conon League Wednesday eve- L the high school auditorium. |Weaver presided, and J. D. ntroduced Mr. Darling. ispeaker opened his remarks Ing that Kossuth county real- Jed no help from him, for it [e best organized in the state ards conservation and has nore to that end than any (county. He complimented • tho system of dams in this pranch and the more than ; assistance of Kossuth's pro- Ire board of supervisors which {appropriations for the pur- The active cooperation of r Engineer H, M. Smith was ommended. isnth League Progressive. Darling added that if all oth- nties would follow Kossuth's le the conservation problem a would soon be solved. Darling had been invited here times before, but had always, iw, declined, because he be- that whatever he could do to be done where it was needed. Our annual Field mr fox hunts, our gravel-pit gallon of fish fry, and our to feed pheasants in win- II show that we are already d With the spirit of conserva- nd explain why we are lead- whole country in this res- Barling was chieif of the fed- bureau of biological survey time, and in that capacity he ed a keen insight into the ial situation. He told of ef- to secure federal appropria- for dams to provide waters ilgratory wildfowl, but saiti ecause of conflicting interests s unable to obtain much help. d succeed however, in getting h money to provide a small of 'flyways,' and the suc- of this enterprise has been that the money was well ex- d, vernment Projects Confjict, example or conflict was the Pi'iation by the government re than $100,000,000 for the of ponds in a mosquito campaign. This work much of the work of Mr. 'g's bureau. » bureau finally got enough 'Jor a system of river dams Dakota where drainage in had dried up the land and ™ in dust storms. The dams wilt by COC labor, and have «ecl replacement of sub-Sur- npisture and the land is now ctive. r ming up to the subject, Mr. g declared that more than ""'on people in the United are interested in hunting and g. thus indirectly in conserva- ut small, well organized ne said, bring such pres- [°n government that the der °r conservation of resourc- unheeded. Organizations [as the Kossuth County Con- l"on League throughout the W could force the government '"°°r the self-centered groups the demands of the ten sportsmen. \. a Need Lobbyists. ^government officials, said »"mg are sympathic towards *"ort at conservation, but men have failed to make their Known effectively, therefore fg by small groups in oppo- aefeat the conservation t need of sportsmen's organi- '" w look into and oppose un- Projects is illustrated by the neet at Minneapolis today to consider appropria- some minions of dollars for •L. ° one ' on the Des Moines of this \tf, » W*i VUV f-f^ffy ,U*V,IU.WM o»__ out an effective, alert body, few, lowans seting 'and the pro- rn A — of taxpayers' mon- F ft dam neither needed nor de- Bams A» ling -went on to expain on rivers where taere is silt W ud In A» the of he io TREES '"THOUSANDS IN KOSSUTH will A not need to be told that this is T. C. Sherman, careful manager of Algona's state litiuor store. Harvey Ingham used the picture in hie D. M. Register column one day last week over a letter from Mr. Sherman endorsing pleas by Mr. Ingham for black walnuts in Iowa. Mr. Sherman is .something like a black walnut tree himse-If — sturdy and strong, long-lived, dependable, unbroken by storm and stress, comforting to the wayfarer, a "tree" of quality, dignity, and character, in short the kind of "tree" that makes for confidence, stability, and permanence in a world where all these elements are much too rare. MRS, AUGUST BECKER DIES HERETO DAY Emigrated to United States Fifty-Two Years Ago. Mrs. August Becker, 75, died oj diabetes Friday morning at 11 NEED HELP? PHONE ESTHER AT NO,110 The National Reernployment Service has some experienced farm, hands registered who want places for the \yinter. Farmers looking for help may call the office. There are also women who want housework by the day or hour, and girls looking for places as maids. There is no charge. The office is located over the Moe & Sjogren store. There are also registered male and female experienced bookkeep- _._ o _ v ers, stenographers, off ice clerks, oil o'clock at tho Kossuth ° hospitaf. i station attendants, practical nurs- Sho had been ailing since the, cs ' waitresses, dishwashers, cham- (leath of her husband, who died i ber-maids, salesman and saleswo- suddenly August 30, 1D36, and had i man > truck drivers, janitors, laun- BULLDOGS & FACULTY TO STAGE B, B, GAME Fans will have a chance at a preview of the 1937-38 basketball team tomorrow (Wednesday) night when the Bulldogs will play the faculty. The fans will also see how age holds up against youth. The Bulldog five had not been chosen up to last night, but the faculty quintet will include 'Hop' Findley, former southern California flash; Paul Borger, Iowa State luminary; Ross Cutler, Clyde Ridenour and Harvey Llttrell, former State Teachers athletes; also "Speed" Phillips, and J. G. Me Dowell, and others. Proceeds of this game, will for a high school annual, but admission wil be only lOc for adults and 5c for pupils. The game will be played in the high school gym starting at 8. • Renwick Bus Driver is Blamed in Crash The Interstate Commerce commission at Washington, D. C., Monday placed blame for the bus-train crash at Mason City in which ten were killed on the driver of the bus. The fain crew and the brick and tile company, however, did not escape, for the commission criti- cised the train crew for traveling too fast inside city limits, and the company for having tile so placed thatf view of the track was prevented. The pile of tile reached within 15 fec.t of the track, and the bumper of the truck was within seven feet of the track before the driver was able to see the approaching train,^ Lu Verne Man Will Visit in Denmark J. A. Freeh sold a round-trip ticket from Algona to Esdjerg, Denmark, to Claus C. Anderson, Lu Verne, Saturday. Air. Anderson will sail on the Hansa, of the Hamburg American line, from New York December 15, and will return on the steamship New York, in Januray. He is a son-in-law of W. J. Godfrey, Lu Verne. has several times necessitated the dredging at great cost. Not only is the Keokuk dam expensive to operate, Mr. Darling asserted, but the silt and mud have killed off vegetation in tho river and have destroyed the best clam and fish breeding spots on tne whole Mississippi. The darn would be almost a complete loss as ia power project if the constant dredg- were not done. The same condition will result if a dam is built at Boone. Sports- should get together and or- anze to stop such wasteful types of construction. Small dams like ours in Kossutn do not clog "" and so are beneficial. up. been bedfast three weeks, and at the hospital two weeks. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at 1:30 at the home of her son Henry and at -2 o'clock at the Trinity Lutheran churcli, the Rev. P. J. Brarier officiating. Burial was made in the family lot at Lu Verne. Pall bearers were Chris Seefeld, Robert Liesener, Gottlieb Gronbach, Henry Wegener, Fred Jacobs, and Adam Lieb. Mrs. Becker was born September 4, 1852, at Sobowitz, West Prussia, Germany, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Schiefelbein. She came to the United States when she was 23 and lived at Lu Verne. The same year, October 25, 1885, she married August Becker, also Lu Verne. Five children were born, two girls and three boys. One daughter and one son are dead. The others, all living here, are William J., Henry W., and Mrs. Charles Kuchynka. From Lu Verne the Beckers moved to a farm west of Irvington, in 1903. Ten years later, in 1913, they retiied and moved to Algona. They celebrated their golden wedding October 25, 1935. Mrs. Becker was a life-long member of the Lutheran church, and she was an active member here of the Trinity Aid. Besides her children, Mf3. Becker is suivived by ten grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Father, Son Pass by Each Other En Route for Visits Irvington, Nov. 29t—Jacob Maasdam left last week Tuesday night by train for La Grant, Ore., where he was to spend a week or ten days with a sister, Mrs. Mary Blockland. En route he was to stop at Brule, Neb., for a short visit with Mrs. Gray, mother of George L. Gray, formerly of Burt, and of John Gray, Winnebago, Minn. Mrs. Gray lives with a daughter there. He was also to visit his son Arthur, employed in the west, but Arthur, who did not know his father was coming, arrived here Wednesday, s Courthouse Leads the Bowler Teams The Courthouse bowling team is now leading the League, having won 15 games and lost only six. Skelly, Wesley, and Flowers are tied for second. Standings follow: Courthouse 15 6 Skelly 12 9 Wesley 12 < 9 Flowers — 12 9 Phillips 11 10 Irvington — 10 H Titonka 10 11 Jr. C. of C 9 12 Lu Verne 8 13 Burt 7 14 • Support Scheme for Retired Ministers Methodists of the Northwest Iowa Conference have undertaken a campaign to raise a permanent fund for the support of retired ministers, their widows and orphans. Dist. Supt. Muhleman and the Rev. A. H. Wood were "contacting local Methodists last week and obtaining subscriptions. Pledges are to be paid in six semiannual installments, the first payable now. Coon Rnu Down, Captured. Burt, Nov. 29—While Frank Burger and Fern Sewick were driving beside the road near the river east of Burt Friday morning they noticed a coon running along in the ditch beside the road. They stopped gave chase, succeeded in running it down, and, brought "• *" town. it to dresses, etc., Tvho will accept part- time or temporary work. Esther Lavrenz is locail manager, and E. V. Worley is district manager. Algona was recently made the headquarters for this district which includes Wright, Humboldt and Kossuth counties. -#TWO STORE FRONTS TO BE MODERNIZED H. R. Cowan & Son, contractors began work yesterday on new business fronts for the Heise es tate buildings, one occupied by thi Algonquin Confectionary, the oth er the former State's Cafe quarters Because of the cold weather i false front is being built to enabl the workmen to do the jobs inside yet let business go on as usual a the Algonquin. '• The new fronts wil be simiU to the fronts on the new Heise block extension on Dodge street where the Bunkofske barber shop, Laing & Muckey, and the Sportsman's Tavern are located. These fronts are trimmed with black glass. It is understood that the former State's Cafe room has been rented on condition that the new fronts be built. The construction will take several weeks, but is expected to be finished by January 1. « Dan Cupid Does a Rushing Business at Clerk's Office Ten licenses to wed have been issued to: Wilbur E. Farrow, Ledyard, and Theresa Govern, Titonka; George M. Harris, Algona, Catherine L. Schultz, Irvington; Sylvester H. Arndorfer, Luella D. Roethler, both of Algona; Lloyd C.. Brockman, Brltt, Laura V. Nelson, Wesley; Raymond C. Gilbert, Helen Knutson, both of Algona; George B. Long, Lone Rock, Muriel E. Ackerman, Bancroft; Rudolph Haack, Lone Rock, Hazel Meier, Burt; Constantine J. Schiltz, Margaret Wllhelmi, both of Bancroft; •Lester Wehrspann, Ottosen, Luella Hinz, Lu Verne; Marlin Fisher, Thompson, Bertha Ailts, Lakota. FALLS ASLEEP AND GAR GOES INTO A DITCH Services Sunday are Attended by Wesleyans. Wesley, Nov. 29—Wesley and vicinity were shocked beyond measure Friday morning, when, word was received here of the accidental instant death of George Orbell, 25, coach jn the Wesley high school, who had gone to his parental home at Randalia for the Thanksgiving holidays. It appears that Mr. Orbell was returning from a dance at Oelwein, and at a point three-quarters of a mile south of his home he fell asleep. The car was upset and he was killed. Two Years at Wesley. Coach. Orbell came here two years ago and had completed 12 weeks of the third year. Everybody liked him—faculty, students, the people. When this was written Friday the time and place of his funeral were not known here, but it was expected that the funeral would be held Sunday, and several auto loads of local friends were planning to attend. Father is Lumberman. Mr. Orbell's father is a lumber dealer; and the family has lived many years at Randalia, which is in Fayette county, third county east from Mason City. George was a graduate of the State Teachers college, and this was his first teaching job; Nothing had been done up to Fri day towards filling the vacancy on the faculty. Later — Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at Randalia, and a large crowd of students and parents from Wesley attended. He is survived by his parents and a sister, Mrs. George Grimes, of Alexandria, La. Madam, You Forgot to Give the Name A year ago an Algonian gave away some used clothing, shoes, etc. They were sent to the W. P. A. sewing room, and an Algona mother made good use of them. One day last week this mother left a note at tho Algonian's door in which she asked to be notified in case there was anyibing else :o givo away. L'i fortunately sho .forgot to sign the note. If she sees this mention and will call, there is another supply for hor. Carlsons Off Today for the New Parish The Rev. and Mrs. C. Paul Carlson are leaving today for their new home at St. Paul. Their address will be 1019 South Smith Avenue. The Presbyterians there do not have a parsonage, but rent one, a modern bungalow. A truck came down from St. Paul for the Carlson household goods. Mr. Carlson preached his closing sermon here Sunday evening on The Christian's Message, a large audience attending and the Methodists joining. The church was filled to capacity for morning communion services. «__ Shierk Spends Day a Week at Em'burg Dr. C. C. Shierk, who has practiced podiatry here 2% years, has announced that he will serve patients every Tuesday at the Hotel Kerniore, Emmetsburg. Recently he was elected president of the State Association of Podiatrists. He was once an instructor in the Illinois College of Chiropody and Foot Surgery. Podiatry is defined as the pathology and treatment of disorders of the feet. Cltyan is Fined, Wallace Reynolds, Swea City, was fined $2 plus $2 costs by Justice Welter Saturday for improper car tail lights. The arrest was made several weeks ago, but Reynolds then. was unable to come down Evangelist Coming for 3 Weeks Drive at New Tabernacle The Rev. Thomas Wyatt, Des Moines, noted as a second "Billy Sunday" (reared on a farm near Ne'wton), will arrive Thursday to conduct revival meetings every evening for three weeks at the recently erected tabernacle, the church of the Federated Full Gospel denomination. There will be singing and music with services Mr. Wyatt has conducted evangelistic services In such cities as Portland, Ore., and Council Bluffs. His pictures have appeared in The Oregonian, a Coast newspaper, and the Council Bluffs Nonpareil. There is a picture also in the current issue of Look. First Snow Melts But More Arrives Most of the snow which fell week before last thawed in the warm spell last Wednesday and on Thanksgiving day, but another three-quarteris of an Inch fell Saturday morning, It was not expected to last yesterday. The temperatures record for the week follows: High November 22 26 November 23 36 Novoember 24 43 November 25 48 November 26 59 Now. 27 (.06 in. r. if.) _43 Low -3 18 31 35 25 16 November 28 .25 Check Artist Gets Fortnight in Jail R. E. Nprdiwall, Fort Dodge, was sentenced to 14 days in jail Saturday by Justice Danson for writing bad checks, as follows: Misbach's, $5; Sportsman's Tavern, $2; Barry's, a dollar; and Kirsch Laundry, a dollar. The checks were written last May, and officers had been on the lookout for Nordwall ever since. He was first reported at Carroll, but the officers found him at Fort Dodge, where he was arrested Friday. Womun in Sidewalk Fall. Burt, Nov. 29—Mrs. W. E. Brace suffered a painful accident Friday morning, when she fell on her face on the sidewalk near the Burt Savings bank. Her nose was bruised, and a gash was cut in her chin. Candidate Will Preach. The Rev. F. C. Boteke, Corning, will preach at the Baptist church Sunday as a candidate for the pastorate. ADVANCE AND THE UDM TO EXCHANGE PUBLISHING DAYS GHRISTENSDNS GHAMPWINNERS ON HEREFORDS Veteran Breeders at Lone Rock Top the D. M. Show. Lone Rock, Nov. 29 — Mervyn ihristenson has returned from a ?olled Hereford annual show and sale at Des Moines. The quality was the best of any show in the listory of the breed, he reports. There were visitors from 17 states and Australia. Judge W. J. Bliz- /.ard, Stillwater, Okla., placed the cattle. Following is an excerpt from the In accordance with the agreement between the Advance and the Upper Des Moines which became effective August 1, 1935, the Advance's publication day for 1938 will be changed on January 1 from Tuesday evening to Thursday evening and the Upper Des Moines publication day will be changed from Thursday evening to Tuesday evening. The papers will continue the non- duplication of news plan, thus in effect giving joint subscribers semi-weekly service, each paper, however, carrying a summary of the news jn the other. Though newspaper operation costs have sharply risen in the last year, and many other papers have raised subscription rates, the ' combination rate for both the Advance and the Upper Des Moines remains at $2.50, subject, however, to change at any time. LOCALS WILL PLAY FRIDAY AT EM'BURG The Algona high school basketball team will play its opening game this season at Emmetsburg Friday. The first home same will be played here next Tuesday evening against Lu Verne. Next week Friday the locals will play the season's first conference game at Webster city. The complete schedule for North Central Conference team: appears in the second section of today's Advance. Coach 'Hop'> Findley is getting his team into shape. Bruce Miller Capt. Kenneth Lynk, and Bob Muckey are regulars from last year, but others with experience who will make the first team or be substitutes are Junior Long, Roger Michel, Jos. McNeil, Wayne Douglas, Wesley Schultz, and Don Willason, Others out for the team are Bob Wray, Clarence Devine, John Kohlhaas, Jesse Reynolds, Roy Nolte, and Ted Chrischilles. Probable starters for this week's game will be Miller and Willasson at guard, Lynk at center, and Muckey and McNeil or Michel as forwards. District Sealers Get Instructions at Meet Saturday A district corn-sealers' meeting was held at the Bryant schoolhouse Saturday. A representative from the state department of agriculture was here and gave instructions on sealing. William McArthur, of Mason City, field representative in this district, explained requirements for federal loans. The sealers will be ready for work tomorrow (December 1) and will take applications for federal loans. Members of the county . warehouse board are George Butterf ield, chairman, Swea City; Alex Bonnstetter, West Bend; H. J. Bode, Algona; Henry Weber, Corwith; and 0. L. Thoreson, Swea City. Ribs Fractured in Fall Off Corncrib H. M. Potter suffered six broken ribs when he fell off a corn crib on a farm northeast of Buffalo Center Tuesday. He was measuring corn, slipped, and fell six or seven feet onto a hayrack. He die not know how badly hurt he was till he started to drive back to Algona, a distance of 40 miles. Grit got him home in spite of intense pain. He has since been under care of a doctor and was able to be up Saturday. Mr. Potter is a Metropolitan Life representative here. Daily Journal-Stockman: grand champion bull and Omaha : 'The the grand champion female were both shown by the same breeder which is a very unusual thing to happen in a,show of any kind. Thi breeder was P. M. Christensen & Son, Lone Rock, Iowa. The bul was Domino Gem, a senior yearling sired by Canadian Gem, and the female was Lucille Canadian." The Christensons were awardec the title, Premier American Exhibitors. They also were awarded the American Hereford Journal trophy for the best six head. To keep this trophy they had to win it three times. They had previously won i twice, and now they have it permanently. Other Christenson awards were: senior yearling—first and fourth on Domino Gem and George Domino; grand champion bull, Domino Gem; three bulls; second and third; two bulls, first; cows— first.on Curly Ann; two-year-olds, first on Mabel Blanchard; senior yearlings, second and third on Sarah Domino and Lucille Domino; junior yearling, first on Lucille Canadian; summer "yearling—second on Violet Santdian; junior calves—first on Belle Blanchard; champion female —first on Lucille Canadian; Get of Sire—first; two females—first arid fifth; pair yearlings—first. 7-Year-Old Crouch Son Passes Sunday; Born Here in 1930 Earl Crouc'h Jr., 7-year son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Crouch, Fenton, died Sunday at the home of his Barents. He had been sick since Tuesday with pneumonia. The 3oy was born May 24th 1930, at Algona. His mother, the former irma Mawdsley, was a daughter of he late Mrs. Mary Mawdsley. Earl Jr. was in the second grade of the Seneca consolidated school. Besides his parents, he is survived by a 2-year-old brother, Jerry. The jody was at the Merritt funeral lome here yesterday. Funeral ar- •angements had not been announced. Horse Kick Breaks Corwith Boy's Jaw Corwith, Nov. 29—Two farm youths suffered injuries last week. Albert Jackson, 9-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. James Jackson, northeast of town, suffered a frac- ,ured jaw and serious lacerations about the mouth when he was kicked by a pony on the George Kelch farm. Doctor Walley dressed the cuts, and took the boy to Algona, where the fracture was wired into place. Vidal Bonnstetter suffered severe cuts on- the face when, as he was chasing a chicken, he ran into a /barbed wire. Stitches were required to close the gashes. _ _« _— Lakota Girl Picked to Sing at Chicago Lakota, Nov. 29 — Elizabeth Rahmstock leaves this week Monday for Chicago, where she will sing in Orchestra Hall this week Wednesday evening. She was chosen as one of 17 4-H girls from Iowa and will represent Kossuth county. She sings second soprano and has had considerable experience at choral singing. The 4-H girls were chosen at Ames last summer. Elizabeth is a member of the Ledyard ioyal club. Speaks at CCC Camp, The Rev. Geo. C. Vance was a speaker at a dinner at the C. C. G. camp, Bancroft, last night (Monday). This week Friday he will at,end a Congregational Institute of Rural Relations at Mason City. Insurance Claims Mowed, The Royal Neighbor magazine for December reports allowance on claims for certificates held by the late Mrs. E. H. Beardfiley, Algona, $835, and the late John A. Altwegg, Lakota, $1000. PLEADS GUILTY AFTER CHARGE IS LESSENED Had Been Accused of Attack Upon Young Girl. Elmer Emery, Wesley, was sen-' tenced to a year in Fort Madison n 'district court last week Wednesday, when he pleaded guilty to a charge of assault with intent to do reat bodily injury. Emery waa first charged with a criminal assault attempt upon a grade school child at Wesley, but the charge was reduced and he pleaded guilty to the lesser offense. He was taken down to i.Fort Madison last week-end. Two divorces were granted last week. Sadie Butcher was granted . a divorce from William Butcher, and was given the custody of five children, Pearl, ID, Helen, 16, Dorothy 14, Donald 12, and Ilene 6. She was granted $5 per month support and alimony money. Hulda Estel was granted a divorce from Robert Estel, and was given tho right to resume her maiden name of Hulda Worthington. Grand Jury Quits. The grand jury was discharged Wednesday evening as the court recessed for the Thanksgiving vacation. A charge of driving while intoxicated, brought against Carlye Johnson, was dismissed by the grand jury, which refused to return an indictment on the grounds of not sufficient evidence. The grand jury was composed of Walter G. Smith, foreman, William Runchey, August Vaudt ST., A. C. Holtzbauer, J. H. McGregor, Simon Henry, and J. C. Mawdsley. The first case set for jury trial is a damage suit brought by L. C. Schichtl against P. M. Erickson. The case is arousing some interest because it arises from a collision between a car and a cow on the road. The car was driven by .ry Johannsen Jr., and Mr. Schichtl was a passenger in the back seat. It collided with a cow owned by Mr. Erickson south of Hobarton at 6:45 a. m. April 19. and Mr. Schichtl suffered a broken shoulder bone and a wrenched back. Mr. Schichtl asks $500 for pain and suffering, $35 for doctor's bills, and $350 for loss of time recuperating from the crash. In an answer Mr. Erickson asserts the accident was caused by negligence of the car driver in not missing the cow, of which he admits ownership. Another Accident Judgment. A judgment was given Arthur Pehrson, of Swea City, against Ray Hauenstein for $376.50 last week when no defense to a suit was advanced. The case was based on an accident two miles south of Algona when the two cars collided ab the Hauenstein car turned out to pass a hayrack. A case set for trial sometime this term is a car-.passenger damage suit brought by J. L. Campbell against Ed Wilson. The former was a passenger in the Wilson car when it struck a bridge. Jfo Cushions for Jurors. It had been expected that petit jurors listening to cases at thla erm of court would sit in new cushioned seats recently purchased by the board of supervisors and which were delivered a week ago. However, investigation of the chairs disclosed that they were not according to the order, and hence the shipment is standing In the courtroom wbile the supervisors are endeavoring to have the correct chairs sent. The new chairs were supposed to have a leather cushioned seat and back, but came with only the back cushioned. They are to be permanently fastened to the floor with screws. The new chairs are the desk-swivel type, and jurors can lean back or swing to each, side for comfort. The courtroom has been lacking in chairs for many years, and when a jury retires to the jury room to discuss a verdict the members must take their chairs with them because of the scarcity. New Weekly Paper Begun at Spencer Spencer has a new weekly paper called The Times. The first number was issued last week. The publisher is Kenneth Randall, whos& father was for many years a Spencer newspaper man. The Randall paper was the Reporter, but two or three years ago it was sold to a company which converted it into a daily. A few months ago the Reported absorbed its only competi- ;or, the weekly News-Herald, and this created the opportunity wbicft young Mr. Randall has Beiaed. ''' BE~8MART THIS YEAR AND DO YOUR CHRISTMAS SHOPPING EARLY . Help Sick Lone Rock, Nov. ?9— Neighbors and others picked com last weefc at Fiwete fWf vWte bfl v&k sick vitb sinus trouble at » Fort

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