Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on February 10, 1938 · Page 1
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ALQONA. IOWA. THURSDAY EVENING. FEBRUARY 10. 1938 ,. _ . . . 10. 1938 12 Pages 96 Colum Number 21 T GUILTY VERDICT INSTRUCTED DpLand Finds Newspaper Reports Are Proper Through courtesy of H. J. Kit- eman, court reporter for Judge imes DeLand, the following tran- iript of part at Judge DeLand's {itnarka in over-ruling a change ! venue motion in the Armstrong i. Johnson' damage case is pre- ittted byi>the Advance. In , discussing the affidavits Alidge DeLand Baid: v«f« Thews irnot a Statement in one those affidavit* of any fact or ume Day expression made by any per- in Koasuth county which of 1 liqk|jeif shows any feeling on the CR i, itrt of the person who this affiant .35, In |' es ys he talked with; not a single tod or statement of fact in any le of those affidavit*). He says I talked with these people and i formed the ; opinion because of e discussion — his own personal talon that it would be difficult get an impartial jury. If there is a real basis for such opinion based upon facts he gathered from talks with other people he has failed to tell us what a single person in Kossuth county said -that would Indicate any bias or prejudice one way or the other because of these facts." In discussing newspaper articles Judge DeLand said: "When .we examine the matter printed in these various issues of the newspaper there is not a statement in any one of these articles that pretends, or purports, to do anything more than'tb'bimply give an account of the facts ..that existed as a result of that accident. It is just a fact of the accident as a matter of news. , "There is no coloring of that situation there are no inflammatory statements contained in those published articles, there is no expression by the writer of the .articles of any opinion that he might have as to the conditions or situation. It is just a plain, cold, deliberate statement of the facts as gathered by the news gatherer for publication in his paper, a mere statement of facts that occurred. "In reference to the more recent issues of the paper that there are other suits commenced against this same defendant In this county —is there any rule of law in this state that gives this particular defendant the rlgnt-of-way exclusively; that because this case was commenced first against him in this county that no other claimant could bring an action against him? . . . "The article in the paper of November 4th to which counsel calls particular attention refers to another accident entirely separate and distinct from this accident. An accident in which this defendant was not concerned or interested or a party. He was not mixed up in this accident that is mentioned in this publication. It is between other people entirely. "The only reference to this case now pending was where he said that Mr. McLaughlin, in company with E. C. McMahon, local attorney, had been over the ground of an accident near Livermore which occurred last Friday and resulted in three other deaths. It does not specifically name this defendant, does not specifically refer to this case. "But even if it did, it is the barest reference to the fact that these people, this Mr. McLaughlin and the attorney for the defendant in this case, were down looking over the ground where this accident happened. Suppose they were! There is no showing that they were trying at that time, or had been at any other ime, c to settle or adjust the loss in this case. It is the mer- I est inference ..." Mrt Battle the Scenes MAGE CASE WON AS DELAY IS PREVENTED H " jVCi I 1 : yen Supreme Court > *j t. is Brought Into 1 g *. the 'Scrap. I ' " •),!*, , The most interesting case at B term- of cour$yith practically of the, battle /taking place be- the damage _ < ^against James Johni '*' ? ^,'k"jy' e * 1 je, as the result an auto-trucktJcrash near .Livi ..:, i.«?.-,.. wnlch Mr<3j fht strong! was; killed. ?he^case was, finally settled late nday. afternoon, and with it five er cases .growing out of the ae accident* were settled. Dam- .s for the ,,8^'* cases totaled 00, which* was ^distributed as ows: \ ,., , $&/'»< 5 Six Cases! Settled. •' 833,33 to £he^Alma Armstrong ite for her i death in the accl- t. l.UjU ,v>H', of Ceward ' car the vic- who was Restate of Fern ':,i employe, who crash. Thornton, whose and who suf- Thornton, son who also suf- injuries. Thornton, an- also injured, as his brother, Asked. , Storm for the move last for a In the case, articles county against presented affi- of Kossuth prejudiced. iMse"" : -came up for • !i ^fthis motion was jfyjered. Mr. Whit- &t the hearing be ire," or out of the ?Jury, because of ^M that might be ffx/peLand granted "with the attor- room, where the s Bead, fpresented argu- seconded by, ,'d Mr. McMahon newspaper arts to support The ija that the county resisted Jay D. :chison and H. B. f , - ^-. the Arm- rho attacked the the newspaper proper, and that (lace was inflamed • presented affi- parties to sup- itton. verruled. , afar hearing the jig tne news stor- Idttyits, over-ruled . _chang3, and bis jteJ elsewhere pe- ;e«st to the neVs- bllc on the sub- les in relation to !r, Whitney asked .1 of the case till application for a .„ could be taken supreme court in ' the motion, **• of judge Pe Many Bidders at Farm Sale "It certainly pays to advertise a farm sale in the Advance," John J. Lenihan said-Saturday when he was in the Advance office. There was a good crowd of interested buyers, brought by the advertising. Livestock brought good prices, and the big list of, farm machinery sold at good prices. Bidders were 'attracted from all sections of the county, and the "distance" buyers; as- Mr. Lenihan said, "came to buy." This illustrates the truth of the statement that a farm sale.vmu6t.ibe.advertised in a newspaper of wide circulation, and every dollar spent for advertising brings back dollars on sale day. Land could be had by that court. It was then noon, and Judge DeLand recessed the case till 2 p. m., when he said he would rule on the stay request. During the noon hour Mr. Whitney and Mr. McMahon, through attorneys at Des Moines, obtained a writ of cevti- orari from the supreme court, setting a hearing for Saturday, a::d shortly before 2 o'clock th(= clerk of the supreme 'court so informed Judge DeLand by telephone.. When Judge DeLand reconvened at 2 o'clock he announced that the call had been received, ;hat he over-ruled the stay procedure, but that the action of'the supreme court left him no choice but .o submit the record so far made to that court, and hold the case over to the next term. This was resisted by D. C. Hutchison, who asked the court to set the case for today, stating that lie would endeavor to have the sertiorarl hearing set for Wednesday, so that the case would not be delayed till next term. After some discussion Judge DeLand agreed :o hold the matter upon for the time being. Supreme Court Changes. Immediately by telephone the estate attorneys contacted judges of the supreme court, and had the hearing on the writ of certiorari advanced to Wednesday, and a second telephone call informed Judge DeLand, who in turn advised Mr. Whitney and Mr. McMahon. Judge DeLand then agreed to set the case for trial for Thursday morning if the supreme court upheld his ruling and returned it for trial in the hearing Wednesday. Within a few minutes after this was announced a settlement between the attorneys was made, whereby all six cases were settled for a total of $8500 plus court costs in all, to be paid by the defense. None of the proceedings, with the exception pf two announcements, was heard by the prospective jurors or spectators in the courtroom. The battle was all behind the scenes, and when the trial was set for this term the estate attorneys had won. Mrs. Hoerner Buys Dubuque Bungalow Mrs. Louise Hoerner, Dubuque, has purchased a bungalow on north Algona street in that city, and will take possession June 1. She is the widow of the late Rev. Mr. Hoerner, who died while he was Congregaional pastor here, and she is teaching home economics in a Dubuque school. A letter to Algona friends she remarked that people here ought not to find it difficult to remember her street. ' t ^ Advance 87 Tears, M. A. Burtls called one day this week to renew his subscription, and IB the course of conversation it developed that he had taken the Advance 37 years, or ever §Jnce the fall of the year 1901, when the paper wajj founded. ANNUAL MEET OF 0, OF G, TO BE A BANQUET Program is Planned for Session to Be March 8. The coming annual meeting of the Chamber of Commerce "was discussed at a regular meeting of the board of directors Friday at 5 o'clock. Plans were made at that time-for the meeting which, by the constitution, is scheduled for March 8. on Tuesday, and will be in the form of a 6:30 dinner at the high school. - ' ' President Bloom appointed a nominating committee composed of A. E. Kresensky, chairman, John Bieser, G. W. Stillman, and W. E. Hawcott. This committee will meet soon and select nominees for the four vacancies on the board. The four directors whose terms will end March 8, include President Joe Bloom, Vice-president W. V. Butler, T. H. Chris- chilles, and Wm. F. Steele. Directors M. G. Norton, R. H. Miller, J. D. Lowe, and C. R La Barre terms expire in March, 1940, and Directors A. E. Kresen- skl, W. G. Me Cullough, M. J. Pool, and John Bieser terms expire in 1939. The board instruc- ,ted ^Secretary Reiley to choose a suitable speaker for the occasion, and President Bloom will announce a meeting committee, to have charge of the ticket sale, the meal, and the entertainment, later. The Chamber of Commerce at this meeting will close the first full year since it was incorporated. It was formed in the summer of 1936 by the former Community club, and Secretary Reiley was elected and took charge in August. At the first annual meeting a constitution and by-laws were adopted. Reports of the work done during the year will be given by Mr. Reiley and other members of the official board, it. is believed, and a program of future activity may be suggested. ,.Full details have not yet been w'brked out, but will be announced later! Well, Maybe You Women Will Know What This Means Mrs. Chet H. Williams, Algona, and L. M. Christerisen, Estherville, returned Friday nighi from Chicago, where they attended a style show and bought goods for the Christensen stores. They brought back the following fashion forecast: The idea now is extreme slimness, or with flare, or fullness, spreading from the hips. Jackets are of many lengths, Including boleros, skirts with pleate aplenty, shoulders wide or smooth, hemlines ripply or skimpy, sleeves short or long. The newest idea is Moused dresses with snug-fitting belts, The Russian style is either a daytime or dinner dress, with peasant-style sleeves'. Fullness at the shoulder la confined by shirrings and pleats. Waistlines are allm. Minnesota 'Pro' is Chosen hy Golfers The Country Club members have hired Harold Lauber, pro, and professional golfer of Hlbbtng, Minn.., to supervise the care of the greens and to teach golfing tor the coming season. Mr. Lauber, who Is 31 years old, has had five years of experience. He and his wife will be here April 15. Mrs. Lauber, an experienced hostess wlW manage the house aad women's parties. 1 THREE BOWLER TEAMS TIED FOR 2ND PLACE HALF/ HALF; POLICE! For years I Lave considered W. C. Dewel one of my best friends, but recent events have proven that he Is false and unworthy of my love and affection. It Is all on account of his campaign for salt-rising bread. Through his paper he elaborated on the merits of this unsavory food till several good women, my wife among them, went to work, and as they dove down into the deep, dork mysteries produced a concoction'that'is not fit for man or beast. The aroma that Dewel talks about Is simply a swill- barrel smell. I have been obliged to live on the stuff for a whole week, and if I ever get a chance I sure will got even with Dewel. Just now I can not think of anything mean enough to satisfy my injured feelings, but I will get even. Revenge, thon art sweet! I feel that Dewel's promotion of this breads was premeditated and done with malice aforethought. JDOUE NEVttLE. G, OF G, NAMES COMMITTEE TO AID THE FAIR Suggestions Given at Joint Meeting Held Tuesday. L Chamber of Commerce committee to cooperate with the fair ioard in putting over the 1938 Bounty fair was named yesterday ifternooii by directors of the Chamber, and is composed of W. 3". Steele, chairman, A. E. Kre- ensky, and K. D. James. The iommitteo is scheduled to meet ivlth the fair board tomorrow eve- ing when, the free attractions will be selected, and decision on this ear's Fourth of July and other events will be made. Selection of the committee came after a joint session of the ^air board and the Chamber of Commerce board Tuesday mo rang in the Chamber rooms, at which time the problems of the fair were discussed. At a previous meeting of the Chamber board the 'air was discussed, and the fol- owing motion was passed, and it was read at Tuesday's joint ineet- .ng. Resolution Presented. This resolution, containing suggestions, and read by Secretary Reiley, follows: "That the Chamber of Commerce appreciates and welcomes fthe opportunities for expression afforded by this meeting: "Our organization desires to cooperate with fair officials in matters of mutual interest, affecting the future welfare of the fair the city of Algona, (including the Tableaux Will Be Presented on Program at Chanty Ball Three teams are now tied for second place in the bowling league, with Skelly still in the lead, 3y a margin of three games. In the ;ie are Titonka, Courthouse, and irvington. The Courthouse and Irvington were to play off their tie last night. •Monday evening the Junion Chamber of Commerce team won :hree games from Wesley. Tuesday night Lu Verne and Burt aowled, Lu Verne taking two, and Burt o.ne. Last night Skelly and trvington" were to play; tonight Phillips and Titonka; Friday night, Courthouse and Flowers. Standings to date are: Skelly 32 Titonka 29 Courthouse 29 Irvington. 29 Phillips 27 Wesley _. 25 Flowers 20 Burt 21 Lu Verne 20 Jr. C. of C. 15 2 Young Men Off for Flying Fields Leighton Misbach and L. J. Fairbanks, the latter of Burtjwent ;o Kansas -City Tuesday. Mr. Fairbanks holds a commission at first lieutenant in the Reserve Army Air Corps, and he was to practice for his flying license, Mr. Misbach for pleasure. Both received training at San Antonio, Tex., Mr. Misbach in 1927, Mr. Fairbanks in 1930. Mr. Fairbanks is a farmer near Burt, and Mr. Misbach is senior partner of the Misbaeb. clothing firm. ._——» .—Contest Is Announced. The annual poster contest for Kossuth county school children on dental heatlh problems will close March 16, and data and other information on the subject is available from members of the profession. It ia planned to group Kossuth entries for sending to the state contest. Speaks at Forest City. The $ev. F. Earl Burgess attended a sub-district Methodist laymen's meeting at Forest City Tuesday evening awl gave a report oa the United Methodtet Council Tyhjlch be atteade4 I week at Chicago. More than 130 tickets have been sold to the Charity Ball to be held in the newly refinished Bryant school auditourium a week from Monday. The minimum price for the tickets is $2.50, and a number of $10 and $5 donations have been reported to the committee in in charge of ticket sales. In the meantime the program ommlttee has arranged a series f nine tableaux to represent nine >eriods in the development of and business Interests therein) the county in general; "That in view of the above, the Chamber of Commerce in all sincerity, and at the suggestion of your president, offers the following suggestions:" Asks Board Members. 'Two or more Chamber of Commerce members should be given an official status on the fair board, either as directors or any such title of your own choosing thereby allowing the business met to be represented and to take an active part in the conduct and the managemen of the fair. "The offices of secretary of both organizations should be consolidated for the purpose of efficiency and reduction of expenses. "That other matters should be discussed, if time permits: Problems Proposed. "Store closing in Algona; ticket sales in Algona; Store closing in other towns; ticket sales in other towns; advertising in fair book; publicity;, other advertising; gel more exhibitors; manner or the method of increasing county wide interest; year around cooperation with Farm Bureau, 4-H clubs, etc; better representation on the fail board of county businessmen; better representation on fair boarc o f county farmers; experiment with f ree_, admission gate or a cheaper gate; experiment with a smaller admission charge to the grandstand; experiment with less expensive free acts and attractions." ffo Action Yet. Nothing was done in regard to the first two suggestions' other than the naming of the committee to work with the fair board. The fair board Js limited to five by rules of that organization, hence the Chamber committee could have no official status at this time at least. It is understood that this may be taken up at the next annual meeting of the fair association which will be held in January, 1939. There was no action on the second suggestion, because of the elections of both Mr. Reiley and E. L. Vincent as secretaries of the two organizations, and this was left up to future decision and developments. Discussion on the several other Items was also not detailed, and decision will be made by the fair board acting with the Chamber committee. — » Local Farmer Buys 40 Acres at Britt Herman Wlllrett, four miles north and a mile east of Algona has bought the Soren Didriksen 40-acre farm at the southeast edge of Britt, and will take possession soon. The Didriksens, who fanned many years near Algona, will It is understood, return to this neighborhood. Mr. Willrett, who is announcing a public sale for next week, Thursday, beginning a 12 oclock sharp, will offer four horses, 40 cattle, including 13 milk cows about to become fresh, 12 good feeding shoats, and a line of farm machlenry. Two Permits to Wed* Only two licenses to wed have been issued «o far this month, and both were Issued ''test Saturday Dwight A. Smjtb, Lakota, Wilma Speicher, Swea City; Roland B Smith Jr., J^lte Klocke, both, o Lakota. H, S, QUINTET IS LOSER TO FASUAKERS Drop Game to Clear Lake by One-Point Margin. The high school quintet lost another conference game Tuesday night at Clear Lake by the close score of 18-17. Lynk made :our baskets and Willason and McNeil both made one basket and two free throws. McNeil went out of the game in the final quarter via the personal foul route. Cozier was high pointer for lear Lake with three baskets and a free throw. The score showed the locals ahead in the first quarter 8-4, but they were one point behind at the half, 11-10, and again in the third quarter, 13-12. Algona is now in third place, tied with Hampton, with Humboldt first and Webster City sec- Kossuth county as a feature of this year, which is the 100th anniversary of admission of Iowa as a territory. Special music and a narrator will be furnished. Invitations were sent over the first of the week to notables over the state, including Governor Kraschel, and it is expected that a number of state-known people will be here. Full details will be announced in next week's newspapers. ond. The follow: Humboldt '__ 7 Webster City 5 Algona 4 Hampton 4 Iowa Falls 3 Clear Lake 3 Clarion 1 Eagle Grove 1 conference standings I The locals have two more games this season, with Swea City coming to Algona Friday night this week seeking revenge for the country tournament loss. Next week Friday the locals go to Clarion for the final conference game. In a sectional tournament which is being held this year at Livermore the locals won a bye in the first round and will play the winner of a Clarion-Livermore game for Class A honors. The drawings at Livermore follow: CLASS A Algona vs. bye. Clarion vs. Livermore. CLASS B Bode vs. Burt. Fenton vs. bye Goldfield vs bye. Hardy vs. bye Lone Rock vs. bye Lu Verne vs bye. Pioneer vs. Renwick Seneca Consolidated vs. Thor. A number of northern Kossuth teams will enter a tournament at Buffalo Center and Wesley, county Class B champion goes to the Garner tournament, as follows: Buffalo Center. CLASS A Buffalo Center vs. Forest City. Lake Mills vs bye. Swea City vs. bye. Thompson vs Titonka. CLASS B Bancroft vs. Grant Township. Ledyard vs. bye. Leland vs Rake. Scarville vs. Woden. Garner CLASS A . Belmond vs bye. Britt vs, bye. Corwith vs. bye. Garner vs. Kanawha. CLASS B Crystal Lake vs. Goodell. Hayfield vs. bye. Klemme vs. Rowan. Ventura vs. Wesley. Wrestlers Will Goto Clarion Friday The high school wrestlers will take part this week Friday in a match at Clarion and next weekend in a district tournament at Fort Dodge Friday and Saturday. The locals have made a fair record this year, and some of them are expected by Coach Ridenour to win matches in the district meet. —*—r—— School Pupils to Get Health Tests Supt. 0. B, Laing announces that a series of health examinations will be given in the Algona schools soon. The tests this year will emphasize hearing, but other defects will be noted. All children in both public -and parochial schools will be examined. Flans will be announced later. Safe Wanted; Safe for Sale; Want Ad Turns the Trick Last week a Lone Rock concern advertised for a safe, and • this week a Lone Rocker who said he had a good one for sale called by telephone to discover who the advertiser was. The information was given, and though no report has been received it is presumed that the parties got together and made a deal. The incident demonstrates that often in the same community there are persons who want things that others want to sell. The same is of course true also when the parties live in different communities. Many times an Ad'wance want ad costing only 25c or thereabouts will bring these persons together and result In a deal to mutual advantage. Want ads cost only 2c a word. FARM SALES BILL ED FOR COMING WEEK Farmers are Getting Ready for Mar. 1 Changes. P. H. Jensen, Fenton, has reserved Tuesday, February 22, Washington's birthday, for a farm auction which will be somewhat out of the ordinary as regards the high quality of the offerings. Included will be 20 high grade Hoi- steins which dairymen will want to own; also horses of better quality than are usually found in farm sales. There will also be a good line of farm machinery, all of which js up-to-date, much of it nearly new, used only one season. The advertisement will appear next week. W. H. Helmke, near Renwick, a reliable breeder who has been in the purebred hog business since wartime and has many times advertised in the Advance, announces a/bred sow sale for next week Thursday. Forty gilts will be offered, and purchasers are always sure of quality in the Helmke offerings. Four-H boys and girls should read • what the advertisement says about how to win $5 in cash. R. 0. Butterfield, a mile north and a mile west of Burt, is planning to move to Minnesota and has dated a sale for next week Thursday at one o'clock, when he will offer 25 cattle, seven horses, four mules, and eome farm machinery, with Flaig & Stewart as auctioneers and the Burt Savings bank as clerk. Henry G. Schick, two miles east of the Plum Creek elevator, has rented his farm and will move to Algona. Next Tuesday at one o'clock he will offer 14 horses, ten cattle, and farm machinery at auction, with the Iowa State bank as clerk. Herman Bleich, four miles east and 5% miles north of Algona, has been unable to rent a farm for this season and so will hold a sale next Wednesday. Nine horses, 49 cattle, including 14 milk cows, 45 hogs, and some farm machinery will be sold. C. 0. Riddle will be auctioneer and the Burt Savings >ank, clerk. On Page 8 appears the closing out farm auction advertisement of Mrs. A. J. Keen & Son. This will >e one of the big farm, sales of the season as is evidenced by the long 1st of property advertised. The [owa State bank will clerk. Other sales are reported elee- •where in today's^ Advance. Employment Office Finds Jobs for 28 The National Reemploymenl Service here reports 13 men anc JUDGE TAKES CASE OUT OF JURY'S HAND Finds State Fails to Show a Crime Was Committed. Afer trial of only a little more than an hour, and before the first witness had completed contemplated testimony, Judge DeLand yesterday sustained a motion for a directed verdict in a criminal case brought against A. E. Mann, former Titonka stock food salesman. ; An indictment had been returned by the grand jury charging Mann was short in his accounts with the Acme Feed concern, of Forest Park, 111., with whom be had done business on consignment. The indictment charged "embez- zelment by bailee' which meant the fraudulent use of money or other valuables left for safe-keeping with the defendant. Only One Witness. The only witness to take th» stand was an agent of the Illinois concern. Testimony offered by the prosecution was halted by th* ourt ruling that it was not admissible as evidence, consisting only of bills, receipts, and other papers of which the witness had no personal knowledge. In opening statements County Attorney L. A. Winkel told the Ury of the indictment, and charged that Mann had sold goods be- bnging to the company and had not remitted as had been agreed, E. Linnan, one of the attorneys for Mr. Mann, said the defense- charged that a proper account- ng had not been made to Mr. Mann by the company. Defense Asks Statement The defense also charged that others selling direct for the company, salesmen from the Chicago office, and other dealers had used the facilities of Mann's warehouse, and that goods actual- y sold by him had all been paid for, and that shortages, if any, resulted from the warehouse con- "usion of responsibility. The de~ ense also attacked the indictment, stating that Mr. Mann was not acting as bailee at all, but was urged to sell the produce and not 'hold" them as bailee for the company. After an hour or so spent in :estimony Judge DeLand called a •ecess, and with attorneys for both side of the case and the company -witness held an "off-th-re- :ord" few minute session in the judge's room. Upon return to :he courtroom Mr. Linnan presented a motion to the court asking hat the jury be instructed to return a verdict of not guilty. Jury Instructed. Judge DeLand sustained the mo- ion, and after the verdict had )een prepared by Court Reporter S. J. Kittleman, of Storm Lake, Judge DeLand directed John W. Helmers, of Algona, a juror, to sign the verdict as foreman. Fol- owing this Mann was released 'rom bond, and the case was dismissed from the court calendar. Members of the jury, besides Selmers, were: Rosalie Borman, of Bode; A. C. Bierstedt, of Burt; Arnold Bobo and Tony Stoffel, Algona; Thomas Crahan, West Bend; has. Ditsworth and Chas. Schem- 3iel, Swea City; H. C. Tjarks, Titonka; J. E. Vaughn, Swea City:' ii'rank Wolf, Bancroft; and Louis Wehrsponn, Whittemore. Wife Hag Hubby Jailed. Tom Rowell, St. Joe, was sentenced to ten days in the county jail by Justice P. A. Panson Sat' urday on a charge of drunkeaess. The complaint was filed P/ Ms wife, Ajaale. 15 women placed in private employ in January. There have beei many calls for farm hands, anc anyone wanting such work, or any farmer looking for a m.an,/ are invited to call the reemployment office, which is located over the Me* & SJogren, store NINETEEN NEW AUTOS ON KOSSUTH'S ROADS Nineteen new automobiles have been bought by Kossuth citizens n the last two weeks, as follows: Fords—F. C. Dailey, John Hop- cins, H. B. Trainer, Algona; John Satern Jr., Bode; Warren Deib- .er, SVea City; Hiram Brock- holt, Titonka; Wayne Keith, Burt; Andrew Karels, Bancroft. Chevrolets—M. S. Craven, Titonka; J. W. Wickman, West Bend; A. E. Bond, Bancroft; Weldon Brandt, Swea City;. Arnold Lieb, Lone Rock. Plymouths were bought by Pat Milligan and Frank,' Coyne, Bancroft; Kunz, Farms Co., Wesley, and Harry Christensen, Algona. R. S. Anderson, Swea City, bought a Buick, and Raymond C. Swanson, Swea City, a Dodge. Lensing, Bancroft, to Alphonse Lensing, a half mile south and a half mile vest of Bancroft, 'Will hold a farm sale next Wednesday, with Stewart & Flalg, auctioneers, and the Bancroft Fanners & Traders bank as clerk. He will sell two hordes, nine cattle, 15 fall pigs, 250 hamp- sWre red. chickens,, and „ line of

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