Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on November 30, 1937 · Page 11
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 11

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NOVEMBER 30, 1937 GHT FOR SECOND SECTION 2ND MEET [HE SENATE [DISTRICTING LerTwill Hold lion Dec. 8 at wnetsburg. J from Spencer for a five- fiference at that town last isday to discuss what to e injustice involved tn int state senatorial dls- ! an attendance of only persons. All counties in . district were, howev- lented, [decided to hold another Wednesday, December 8, tsburg, a central point. Lervisors, county offi- |wn officials, Including In, and everyone" interest- [ttcnd. This includes wom- fdually or as representa- fromcn's organizations. AH inizations are urged to fescntntivos. Spencer meeting organiza- Feffected by election of p. Woodcock, Spencer, as land Fred Robinson, Es- IQS secretary. lath, 1'. A. Together? fcstion offered at the meet- that the organization seek •he district divided, Clay, Dickinson, and Emmet to bo one district, Palo Alto and Kosluth the other. Reaction ,ln Palo Alto aid KOS- suth to this plan has not had time to mobilize. It is bellcvjd tluit there would be no objectioniin Kossuth, t>ut Palo Alto opinloi'i ini K ht be contrary, the reason bei'ng that Palo Alto might fear thai KOK- suth's preponderance in voting strength would give candidates from this county an advantages over Palo Alto candidates and tijus result In senate representations from Kossuth most or all of the (inie. In any event the proposal rims Up against the constitutional provision that the senate shall consist of 60 members. There nro 5h members now, therefore an adliitional senator from the territory com-1 prised In the present dislridt could, 1 not be provided for without rearrangement elsewhere, anil that) might Involve statewide redistrict- Ing. The question is thus not local but of general importance. Requirements Obscnnl. The meaning of constitutional requirement that "at the next -session of the general assembly following the taking of the suite and national census they [the senators] shall be apportioned among tlw several counties or districts of the state according to population as shown by the last preceding census" is obscure. There is no "state and national census" and never has been. A national census is taken in every! tenth year ending in "0." Formerly ; a state census was taken every j (tenth year ending in "5," and this, 1 was required by the state constitu-' tion, but that provision was recently repealed by popular vote Perry M'Donald, Burt Lumberman, 76 Years Young 0- I'. McDonultl, Hurt, cele- ,; ,"' ,'" S , 70lh birll "'«y last v.cek Tuesday. For ,, umo 4 r, REPRESENTATION IS PLANNED mn r ""•"• H( ' f »'•<•' that. he was a farm youth in Portland town- f"iP. L or many years helms '«-;«n community S a KO ami the wise and trusted counsel,.,- o' about everybody in ll: , Bu.t. rioiRhborhood. His momory i-f one of the keenest in (ho '•"unly, and ho is st.m in K00(] Physical condition, ban-in- •( distressing linrnia. A ; ,>r'k- ribbcd democrat, lie can't he induced to (luarrcl about pol- 't'cs, »r.d he is on.- of t ]io most delightful cr.nveiVKition- alists in the business. He smokes anything in a vile old Pipe, worships four K rand- childrcn, has a way with the women, and treats intimate fi-ion;:;; to goutro-js draughts of OiJ Salt. Pastor Schoenlein Passes at Titonka I.'ril"v° ni / «°''^"ere conducted 1 nT,"r- I V' 00d Hope Lutheran and there is now no requirement for a state census. Tliis District Xot Alone. As regards the injustice involved m tho present state districting, it lias been pointed out that tho 47th district labors under no greater disadvantage than some centers of population. For example, Polk county, with a population of 173,00 has only one senator, and Woodbury Sioux City, with 102,000, also lias only one. This was the result of a constitu- I Rev. It. w. Schoenlein," 67. who ^IL". 8 . 1 * 001 'Monday, aflor'a laBt ot eight months. Burial it Grimes, where Mr. — once served as pastor Mrs. Schoenlein, a married SaSgE or at Sheldahl, and a son at De- itroit survive. Another daughter who lived at Ames, died in July Mr. Schoenlein had been i n the ministry 45 years and had been at |litonka 33 years. He will be remembered as the motivating spirit i for the erection at Titonka of an an all-brick church building, one ol the finest church edifices in the county. tional amendment adopted a few years ago which aimed to prevent dominance of population centers in (.ho senate. Nevertheless it is considered that, the gross discrimination now existing calls for correction. In all but four districts of the state the poulation is under that of this dis- |trict. In 25 districts—half the | whole number—the population is I only half that of this district, i In southeastern Iowa some single counties elect senators. In three districts the population is only about that of Kossuth alone, and in one county which has a senator to itself—Jackson—tho population is some 7,000 under that of Kossuth alone. * : C'CC Camp Quarantined. A case o£ scarlet fever caused , quarantine early last week of the i Bancroft CCC camp. Twenty Years Ago ALDWIN HANSON, one of 15 |W. B. Quarton, $132; W. Waitman, Kossuth youths at Camp Cody, N. $117; A. J. Brown, $108; E; B. M., had written to say what were the gifts most appreciated there. The nights were becoming cold, he said, but daytime' temperatures rose to 70 degrees. The Y. M. C. A. was popular with the soldiers because of furnished. the entertainments it * * * * LARS SORENSEN had installed tho first electric coffee roaster in town. It cost $420. PAUL MACAULEY, Burt, had won first, and M. P. Christiansen, Algona, second, William Helgason, Lone Rock, fourth, on 'butter exhibited at a state buttermakers' convention at Mason City. Buttermak- er Hudson, Titonka, had won second, and Mr. Christiansen third in a cream improvement contest. * * * * THE ADVANCE had in one week carried four full pages of farm sale advertisements. * * * * MRS. LEE 0. WOLFE, first wife of the well known Titonka editor- banker, had died, after only a few days' sickness with pleurisy and meningitis. She was 43, and they had been married in Kentucky in 1900. Three daughters survived. THE HALCYON CLUB had met with Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Ward, and a Hooverized meal was •• served. Frank H. Slagle was elected president. TEN HIGH CHECKS written by the Algona creamery had been issued to A. J. Keen & Son, $256; McCorkle, $104; G. .W. Zeigler, $98; Thorpe & Sons, $97; L. Cruikshank, $87; J. Robinson, $78; and E. Lavrenz, $77. * * * * THE MINNESOTA supreme court had affirmed a verdict of the district court at Minneapolis holding Dr. M. A. Hatch, once of Algona, guilty of manslaughter for a death following an illegal operation. * * * * KOSSUTH'S QUOTA of $9,000 in a Y. M. C. A. drive had been successful, with $14 to spare. Algona had raised $2,500; Burt, $1596; Swea City, $972. "BUD 1 # # # # REINHARDT, who had delivered express here all summer, had been called to Canada to serve in the Canadian army. His wife and five months daughter went with him to Quebec. * * * * GAME WARDEN J. A. Laing had arrested a Bancroft man who had fish seines ,and had been doing illegal trapping. The man was fined $50 and costs. * * * * • WESLEY had been awarded a Red Cross banner for the largest contribution in proportipn to population. Other banners ' had been | awarded to C. B. Murtagh, N. C.' Rice, and W. E. McDonald, the team which secured the largest amount in Algona. * * * * ALGONA was to hold a corn show, known as the 3-day j North i "-"-"•i* n"«j IT j ^YiiuvYii. ti-a tut; i\ui LLI i Iowa Civic, Commercial, and Farm' Congress, on December 4-5-6. Gov- j ernor W. L. Harding was to speak on Good Government and Good Business on the opening day, and other speakers were to be: 0. E. Klingaman, state university extension service; Dr. P. W. Ivey, state university, on advertising; M. A. Hauser and Prof. R. K. Bliss, Ames. The corn crop was poor that year, and it was hoped that farmers would find better seed at the show for the 1918 crop. A to- t'al of $600 in prizes was offered in a corn contest, with $50 in prizes in the potato contest. A silver loving cup was to be given for sweepstakes in potatoes, and another in a sugar beet contest. * * * * ALGONA grocery stores had agreed to close for Thanksgiving. They were the Quinn Grocery Co., Lars Sorensen, Anderson Bros., Thos. Akre, Norton & Bestenlehner, James Patterson, and Moe & Sjogren. * * * * THE NEW PEUGNET building,, first west of the present new Call, was progressing. The basement was the best in town. * * * # ARCHIE BUSHNELL was quartermaster in a transportation corps at Allerton, Pa., and had to keep track of 20 trucks. * * * * POSTMASTER I. M. Finnell had received $10,000 worth of 3c stamps. Three-cent envelopes and 2c postal cards were yet to come. * * * # A NEW SON, the third child, had be«n born to Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Raney. * * * * ;THE LOCALS had won a football game from Emmetsburg, 20-6. The Algona team was to play a final game at Mtison City, and a special train was tc take Algona fans. EX-ALGONIAN SCORES ROOSEVELT POLICIES G. W. Pangburn, Long Beach, Calif., who, many years ago, owned and lived in the present Overmyer home, writes that Mrs. Pangburn has mostly recovered from a long and severe sickness of last winter, but 4s still in rather poor health. She was one of the Daniel Rice girls, and her mother now lives with Mrs. G-. L. Taylor, Sioux City, another Rice daughter. Mr. Pangburn is apparently still an unreconstructed republican. A letter of his which was recently published in the Long Beach Press- Telegram appears elsewhere in today's Advance—if not crowded out. When Mr. Pangburn lived here he owned farms in north central Iowa, and it is believed that he still owns some or all of them. He is a lawyer, but did not practice law here and apparently is not in the practice at Long Beach. The two Pangburn daughters are both married. One, it is believed, lives at Long Beach, the other not far away. * E. L. Gilbert Buys North End Acreage Two north Kossuth farms have been sold, the Bancroft Register reports. A. J. Besselo, of Pittsburgh, Pa., son-in-law of Charles Kollasch, Bancroft, has bought the Krebsbach quarter three miles northeast of Swea City, where Walter Schiltz lives; and the 20-acre Ludwig place west of Bancroft, has I been sold to E. L. Gilbert, Plum 1 Creek. LGON IGGE TRICYCLES land new stream- 1 style, large guards, rubber Is, rubber han- Our prices are ver— $1.98, $2.98 w up to $11.95 handle the f am- Skippy Trikes, Hi-Speed Hockey DRUMS vo Hnen head*, sp r i n g Wenera and 69e 10c _._ 98cl Men's ladies', boys' and girls'. Finest Tubutyr SKATES for the seasonj. $3.49 and $3.1)5 Skates without shoes $1.39 ROLLER SKATES for boys and girls 69c and 98c ;*3i!s-«SrWsr«(««?w« TRACTORS Heavy duty Biggest Display Eve r Shown- in Algona We determined this year that Algona would have the biggest toy show in its history, and we have confidence that Algona shoppers will find in this complete toy show just what they want at the price they want to pay. Come in and look around. JOE BLOOM. S grtaSfiW&oiSKftirS^^^ 8 : [ Aluminum fini f rubber treads driver. Snowplows and I brushes are included sh, nd AIRPLANES China. Clippers GAS ENGINES Lowest prices. Won-i derful gifts for the little fellows. 25c,29c,and49c i TOOL CHESTS ; Fine tools in wood-; en cabinet. A very] good gift for all size in the above tractor, f S u«v* 6 —- -— * n • r Choice of four W boy. Price range | for all «zeboy. or ferent tractor, at 98c mmmm&****«** 1 *^^ 49c and 98c up to $2.98 DUMP TRUCKS Sturdys, all steel construction, rubber tires 49c and 89c Sst»i3«?a«f Dogs, Horses, Walking Popeye, Hobby Horses, Carts. Gifts girls, 34c, 49c, and 98c DOLLS - DOLLS The biggest line of dolls ever shown in Algona. Big dolls, mamma dolls, black dolls, rubber dolls. Hundreds of dolls to choose from. You must come in and see tme. . 17c, 25c, 49c, 98c * $2.98, and $3.98 TOYS for younger boys and girls. Telephones 69c Bowling Outfits 49c Blackboards _ _ 98c Target Games _ 59c Boys and girls' GAMES Table Tennis 25c and 49c Painting Sets 15c and 25c Corn Games 49c 250 games to choose from our complete stock. SrOSiiraBifo^^^ SLEDS And What Sleds! You hae never seen a bigger line, 20 different styles, Prices are low— 98c, $1,49, $1.98 up to $5,95 ffiftgiffrt^^ OH BOY, TRAINS! 100 trains to choose] from. Electric streamline. [ Tracks. The real American flyer type -you must see them 98c $1,49 up to $5.95 Have our clerks show them to you. 8Sr«iSir«!SrW&-Si3*!^^ SKIIS for boys and girl " ft or 7£ ft, at lowest- prices, 50 pairs at our open-' ing date, 4i ft. longi 98c pair "a**!*****^^ EDUCATIONAL SETS A real gift for big* ger boys, Science and Storecraft Sets, Western Union sets 98c, 49c, to $1,98 Thousands of Toys in Stock Choose From at OE BLOOM'S Coast Coast

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