Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on April 14, 1938 · Page 1
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WEATHER ^t« incl.-Sotn® preolipl- £?of week, again towards wder middle of week, about Friday. 37 ALGONA, IOWA, THURSDAY EVENING, APRIL 14, 1938 10 Pages 80 Columns Number 30 8 BENEFIT CAN REACH MILLION CITY'S SIDE OF THE NEW DIESEL ENGINE STORY week there was .published Advance an official notice city council contemplated of a new Diesel engine flight and power plant. The I was said, would be $61,04i, ,; council would meet Mon- enlng, April 18, to hear and „„ ab ectioM of citizens, if SdsVcrc not asked for. The "tas to be published only elt, and only ten days be'"first p.U'e editorial this Upper Kes Moines ques- ' the city's legal procedure, - g Sec. 6334-dl et fled, of the fpurporting to require 30 days and two weeks publication, call for and consideration |!ws Simmer I-nw Apply? i sections quoted are part of 'is known as the Simmer act, 1 a few yours ago, at a time Emmetsburg and other were considering proposals •private act was passed. The city authorities say they arc at a lost) to understand why this fact was not made clear by the Upper Des Moines, since the information was given before publication of the iditorial. City Acts Under Other Luw. The city Is proceeding under }ode Sees. 6127 and 351 et seq. Sec. 6127 Is grouped with the concerns to erect iperate municipal plants, the to be paid for out of earn- land not from taxation. , is question whether the „' law applies in Algona's The supreme court has not | occasion to decide, hence B is no absolute authority to iy. But in any event the city proceeding under the Slm- ct, but under provisions of ide which existed before that nnd give notice thereof by public-, facture that the city ation In at least one newspaper . at least ten days before hearing.' Following sections provide that any citizen may attend the hearing and abject, that in a case like Algona's appeal can be taken to the state comptroller, that the comptroller shall hold a hearing Simmer law sections in a chapter and render a decision, that the on pulbllc utility plants, but this I cl ty shall then advertise for was done by the Code editor as a matter of convenience, and the fact did not make it part of the Simmer law. The section confers the needed power on cities and towns to buy or bui-ld and operate electric plants, and the section's history goes back to the 'Code of 1873. Sees. 351 et seq., under which the -city is operating, first appeared In the Code of 1924. Sec. 351, which is expressly made applicable to cities and towns, defines 'public improvement' as 'any building or other construction work to be paid for In whole or In. part by the use of funds of any municipality.' ' The Law on Notice. The next section provides for notice, as follows: 'Before any municipality shall enter into a contract for. any pub- five . the lic improvement to cost thousand dollars or more . governing body shall fix a time and place for hearing thereon . . equipped of this same ture, and to introduce ilds and let a contract subject to the comptroller's supervision, etc. >"o Appeal; No Bids. The procedure is similar to that under the Simmer act, provided an appeal is taken. If there is no appeal the city simply goes ahead and lets the contract. No call for, or consideration of, bids Is required if there is no appeal. City Attorney Bonar says this is the Code chapter under which the city has heretofore operated, and he is convinced that it is the appropriate and legal procedure. To laymen the presence and the wording of the two Code chapters is confusing, and in the absence of authoritative decision or decisions some questions, relative to the proper procedure in the case naw at issue might well puzzle both lawyers and courts also. Why Bids Not Asked. It is explained that the city is not asking for bids, because it is a Diesel engine of the same manu- now has , which Is wanted, and to ask for I bids when a product of specified manufacture is desired would be futile. The plant is now all Diesel- manufac- an engine of another make would not be to the plant's 'best interest, in the opinion of the mayor, council, and Supt. Kelly. The price asked for the equipment the city contemplates purchasing is well in line with that of other manufacturers who have the same type of equipment to offer: viz., 1000 h. p. 4-cycle 225 rpm. One of the great benefits of buying from the same manufacturer is that many parts are Interchang- a'ble, and so can be transferred from one engine to another, thus making it unnecessary to ibuy expensive duplicate parts. In the meantime the mayor and council say they beg to assure Interested citizens that they are not endeavoring to do anything under cover (this, they point out, is evidenced by the fact that notice was given and a hearing provided) ; that they will welcome and counteously hear objections, if any, next Monday night, and will carefully consider the same; and finally, that if it is shown that they are proceeding under the wrong statutes they will cheerfully change to the right proceed- ure, their only intention being to comply scrupulously with the law. EASTER TO BE GREAT DAY AT THE CHURCHES Programs for Sunday are Given Out by Ministers. Jiecfe Case on Trial Today; Damage Case Next on Docket IIY VERDICT FOR DEFENDANT N BAUER CASE Owner is Held Not Liable for Accident. i verdict in favor of the defen- ATHLETES AT H, S. OUT FOR PRACTICE High School Coach Paul Berger called boys interested in spring football last night, and upwards of 30 will take two weeks of the training. Only the fundamentals of tackling and blocking will be taught to the younger classmen who will be in line for important positions on the team next fall. Coach 'Hop' Findley called out boys interested in track, and a good turnout took place. The season was supposed to start this , week Friday, with a triangular it TOS brought in by a district meet between Emmetsburg, Spen- irt jury last night after only an cer, and Algona at Emmetsiburg, ir's deliberation In the damage But 'because of snow last week the ALGONA YOUTH NAMED 1ST IN 'DECLAM' HERE Jno. Holtzbauer Wins Top in Oratorical Division. 1 Bought by Helen McMahon 'tost R. C. Bauer, of Wesley Bend; Ridge, meet was abandoned. It is hoped that the local boys will be able to enter Cherokee re- I Joe Schalter, West Koestler and Emma City;, Predoff on part in a tne following meet at Britt Tuesday. There Soderberg, i s another meet at Humboldt, Ap. . Wall-burga Naber, rU 2 g Henry Farrow, Bancroft; The conference meet will be rwyn Hanson, Titonka; Law- held at Clarion Tuesday, May 3, Rock; and tne p O nda relays are dated and Car- j of j^iay g_ A. district meet will be 0 . . , - -. held at Port Dodge May 14. tneck Case Up Today. i • Bet for trial at 'J o'clock' this ™ns _ is a suit on a check at f rt i, T ! le 6ck gh ' e April Snow Melts; Spring P etltl °a states Haupt» >n payment of tv/o corn-plck- . »nen presented at the Wesley to sw J elused - when payment "stopped by Mr. Hauptman ' A «ordmg to the petltkm the sold to Mr, accepted them, is based on the the suit eck. Hauptiuan's answer it a tSv- clalm of ckers that brought sets $250 concern, i corn- to Wesley, sold to two farmers, fcarv „- y eturned as lacking nec- & Parts and not being satis- other hv 4V.""" ""J" 5 ! as was as»order sale &man who took , f Defendant Asks Befuud. l'hp n M tn ? au asks return of w paid in caB}l Wus Sisn i, or- him m profits °a the and Lv! as ? set for trial to be '». but Vv E , o£court ' is Ott0 ' mounts i damage Westllng .-., /both of neighborhood. Two Last week Wednesday's six inches of snow kept temperatures fairly low most of the rest of the week, but Saturday the snow was all gone and the mercury has since been climbing, with 71 degrees registered Tuesday. The record for the last week follows: April April April April April April April April 56. •78. 910- 11. 12. 38 31 38 45 52 62 64 71 25 25 26 23 26 32 39 37 .73 Truck Driver Draws Fine. Owen Roberts, Mason City, was fined $3 plus $2 costs -in Justice Danson'e court Monday for speeding In a truck at 42 miles In a 35-mile zone. The charge was filed by Patrolman J. C. West, and the fine was paid. aa ae plaintiff results of a per- ater adminls- October 30. Petition was petUon , actual exemplary damages. Potion llst& tbe ^^ * 300 Plaintiffs MT- from/ ttw for The McMahon-Bauer case was the result of a crash east of Garner when the Sarah Neellng car ln f which tne McMahon girl was riding turned out from behind the Bauer truck Into the path of another car, and three passengers, Including the McMahon girl, were injured. The plaintiff's petition stated that the Bauer truck was stopped suddenly on the paving while It was followed by the Neel- jng car, and the latter car was forced to turn out to avoid ramming Into the rear of the truck. The defense claimed the Bauer truck did not stop, and that the accident was not the result of negligence on the part of Bauer. It was alleged that the Neellng should have been in a position to stop within the assured clear distance ahead evea if the truck had stoipped. The case went to .the jury shortly after 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon, alter trial Monday, Tues- and yesterday morning ana -shortly after foy $T, Bauer. WORK IS BEGUN ON HYBRID SEED PLANT Work was begun early in the week on the Pioneer Hybrid Seed Co.'s new 180 by 70-it. building north of Algona at the intersection of Nos. 169 and 18. The new building is on the northwest corner of the intersection, on the side of the hill. First work was a well for water, and yesterday the driller had got down 60 feet. Carpenters had also started two small temporary buildings, one of which will be an office till the main building is corn- By Rachel B. Becker. One of the most beautiful Biblical stories of all time will be retold as all churches In Algona observe the meaning of "Easter" next Sunday. Youngsters who 'believe Easter is only "the day you get Easter eggs" will have a chance to find out the true meaning of the day and why it is observed throughout the world. One of the most interestting features of this year's Easter programs will be sunrise services, which will be observed by ' three Algona churches — Presbyterian, Methodist, and Congregational. What Churches are Planning. Programs announced by the church authorities follow: METHODIST, the Rev. F. Earl Burgess, Pastor—An Easter sunrise service will begin at 6:30 at the church and will consist of an hour's program: Trumpet trio, Richard Norton, Richard Keen, Merle Pratt; selections, Up From the Grave He Arose, and Christ the Lord is Risen Today; hymn, When Morning Gilds the Skies; scripture reading, Jean Murtagh; prayer, Mary Cruikshank; theme poem, What Does Easter Mean to You?, Bruce Miller; A Firmer Faith in Holy Things, Dr. S. W. Meyer; hymn, Assurance of a Living Lord, Mrs. Donald Miller; vocal duet, Kathryn Schoby, Jean Murtagh; theme, A Strengthening of the Tender Chord of Love that Binds up to the Life to Come, Mr. Burgess. The Goal for Sunday school attendance at 9:45 is 400. A processional of 'lilies' by the junior and intermediate Sunday school departments will take place before the morning sermon. There will be special music by the choir, and Mr. Burgess will speak on, The Great Personality. The doors of the church will be open for baptism and reception into WEATHER WARMS UP, SO DO AUTO SALES The arrival, at last, of spring has pepped up automobile sales and already this month 28 new cars have been bought by Kossuth citizens. Buyers of new Chevrolets were the Long Food Shop, L. E. Krantz, the Harms Oil Co., W. H. Walker, W. B. Williams, and Kossuth Motor Co., all of Algona; Frank M. Spilles, Whittemore; J. M. Blanchard, Ernest Hutchinson, Lone Rock; N. H. Roskopf, St. Benedict; J. G. McDonald, Carl Kueck, Burt; Wm. Wlrtjes, Ted Trump, JURY IN ASSAULT CASE FINDS WOMAN GUILTY Lakota; Earl Osborn, Fenton; and Clarence H. Christensen, Wesley. New Fords were 'bought by: Leona Schultz, Lone Rock; Arnold Meine, Whittemore; Burdette T. Agard, Algona; and Albin Schneider, Burt. Florence Brown, Algona, Harvey Steven, Sexton, Amos Bonoc- ker, Titonka, and C. R. Krantz, Titonka, bought Plymouths. John Recker, Bancroft, and Wm. Ward, Wesley, bought Pontiacs; Peter Borman, Livermore, bought a Dodge. The International Harvester Co., Algona, an International truck. A six-man jury in Justice Danson's court Tuesday found Mrs. Gertrude Koestler, north of Algona, guilty on a charge of assault and battery filed by Vera Carlson, school teacher. The latter charged that Mrs. Koestler slapped her during an argument, which it is alleged occurred over a school matter. Justice Danson imposed a fine of $10 and costs following return of the jury's verdict. Jurors were Harvey Graham, Herbert Adams, Julius Studer, Verle Scrilbner, James McGee, and William Guy, and Mr. McGee was foreman. County Aattorney L. A. Winkel prosecuted the case and E. J. Van Ness conducted the defense. Algonian's Father is Sick. Mrs. G. S. Buchanan was called out of a D. A. R. meeting Tuesday afternoon toy word that her father-in-law, B. Buchanan, Toledo, had suffered a heart attack.. The Buchanans immediately went to see him, but returned Wednesday, the elder Mr. Buchanan having in part recovered. FULL PROGRAM WOULD BRING IN 81,070,593 Committee is Now at Work Preparing Allotments. A total of $1,070,598.62 will be brought into Kossuth county if full compliance with the provisions of the 1938 agricultural conservation program is observed by farmers, -Robert M, Loss, chairman, of tha county committee announces. Computation of this amount Is made, and the figure reached, as membership. Special music will feature the pleted, the other a temporary sup- John L. Holtzhauer won a silver oving cup here Monday night as p i y house, irst-place winner in the orator-1 The main building has . been cal division of the final Sioux staked out, and work is expected Ity Diocese declamatory contest. £ j^^L*^ compfe'ted'an^the" ol 'Dill1 HI 11 go ctl t? UUUijJlcLcvl clIlU Lilt? His speech, America Beware!, well comp i e ted. The building was considered ably given as to proper will be 180 ft. long, with an diction, forcefulness, and stage L-shaped 70-ft. addition. It is personality. Paul Timins, Chero- planned to have it finished by cee, was second, and Gervase Fandel, Whittemore, was third. Catherine O'Brien, Whittemore, ivon a silver cup for first in the dramatic division with a fine por- rayal pf The Shadow Child. Ma•le Willberdlng, Carroll, was a close second, and Mary Catharine Drey, Early, a close third. Betty Thorn, Ashton, captured he humorous contest and a silver cup with side-splitting imitations of a tobacco-spitter, a gum-chewer, a Swedish woman, and a little 'pest." Her piece was entitled In the Candy Store. Norvln Elbert, Whittemore, was second, and Rosanna Holtzftrauer, Algona, was third. Trophies were awarded by the Most Rev. Edmund Heelan, D. D, Sioux City, and following presen- .ation of the awards the bishop ;ave an address on conditions in he world today. The Rev. C. Ivis, also of Sioux I!ity, served as announcer, and judges were Frank Gaylord, a Mss Hamen, and a Miss Leen, all of Mason City. The St. Cecelia orchestra furnished music between divisions. August, in plenty of time before the harvest this fall, which is the rush season for hybrid seed gathering. Acreages for raising the seed corn are being contracted for among Kossuth farmers. Mrs. Mary Sorenson Leaving for Coast Mrs. Mary Sorenson, who has operated a rooming house on south Thorington street during he last several ed it, furnished, Wermersen, who Wesleyan Asks Job as Representative Wesley, Apr. 12—Jurgen Skow, phesldent of the board of .the Wes- !ey Farmers creamery Co. and a prominent Wesley township farmer, has announced candidacy for representative from Kossuth to the state legislature in the republican primary in June. Mr. Skow, who is active in Farm Bureau circles, has devoted a great deal of time to the county rural electrification project. He has always been a worker for farm interests, and friends point out that his being president of the creamery board has given hjm the viewpoint of the business man also. Front of Neville Store Modernized The looks of Jimmje Neville's) frame building store front has been greatly improved in appearance by covering it with brick-type asbestos - cement siding shingles, something new here. T. B. Dalley did the work (or the Botsford Lumber Co. From the street the building now looks ae it it were of brick. years, has rent- Mrs. Mabel now visiting a daughter at Hutchlns. Mrs. Sorenson's daughter, Mrs. W. J. Kinseth, the former Florence Sorenson, who lives at Huntington Park, Calif., arrived one day lost week, and next week Wednesday she and her mother will leave for California in Mrs. Sorenson's car. Urs. Sorenson will have an apartment near her daughter's home, tfr. Kinseth, the son of Mr. and Mrs, I* L. Kinseth, Bode, is manager of men's furnishings for a Sears Roebuck store at Huntington Park. '.——•—* -Maundy Thursday' is to Be Observed Today being Maundy Thursday, the Rev. Fr, Shelmandine, Spencer, rector of the local St. Thomas Episcopal church, will give a meditation on the Lord's Supper, or Holy Communion, at the church this evening, with a detailed description of persons and events at the time of the rite's institution. The meeting will take place at 8 o'clock, and the public is Invited to attend. evening service at 8 o'clock. Carmen Roskopf and Glen Raney will present two numbers in flute and violin duets, accompanied by Mrs. Sylvia Gunn. Mrs. Vaughn Rising and Mrs. A. B. Michel will sing a duet number, O Love Divine. The evening theme will be, A Doubting Thomas. Congregational and Presbyterian. CONGREGATIONAL, the Rev. Geo. C. Vance, Pastor—At 6:30 a. m., the Young People's Society will gather at the Ambrose A. :all state park for an Easter sunrise service, followed by breakfast. Sunday school will convene at 10 a. m... at the church. The pas- or will give a short sermonette n the worship service. S. S. pupils ire asked to bring money for Easier llles which will adorn the plat- orm during morning worship, the same afterwards to be given to the sick and shut-ins. The Easter worship services will begin at the usual hour, 11 A chorus of 20 voices will sing ,wo anthems, Ye Bells of Easter 3ay, by Bressler, and Unfold, by Gounod. Mrs. Vance will sing Hosanna, by Granier. Mr. Vance will _ive the Easter message, entitled, Fading Fears and Risen Hopes. There will be a reception of members. Members of the congregation are requested to bring Eas- ,er offering for missions. PRESBYTERIAN, the Rev. C W. Pfetffer, Pastor— A eunrise praise service will take place at «IMck' is lu Yerne Speaker, Senator L. J. Dickinson before the Lu Verne Study club Tuesday on world peace. He Is at New Hampton, Cresco, Osage, Decorah, Waukon, Elkader, and at West Union this week Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, campadgn- Two ?emlts to Wed. Only two marriage licenses to wed nave been, issued so far in April: Alex Kosfcovich, of Blue garth, Alice Sftese, Easton, Minn.; Calvin B«ae, Algona, Reglna Len.- ertz, St. Joe. 6 a. m. in the auditorium church. Regular Sunday of the school services are scheduled for 10. A choir of 18 voices, led by H R. Rasmusson, school band director, will sing the processional Hosanna in the Highest. j At 11 the minister will expound his Easter theme, entitled, If There Be No Resurrection. Mrs. Ruth Guderlan will sing. Come See the Place Where Jesus Lay. There will be Christian Endeavor services at 7 and evening worship at 8. Baptisms will be made and reception of new members will take place. FIRST LUTHERAN, the Rev.M. A. Sjostrand, Pastor—The pastor has not yet selected the title of his theme. Morning worship will begin at 11 a. m. Mrs. Sjostrand will sing Open the Gates of the Temple,- by Mrs. Joseph Knapp, and the choir anthem will be The King at Thy Gates, by H, Boa- berge. TRINITY LUTHERAN, the Rev. P. J. Braner, Pastor—German festival services will begin at 9 a. m.; Sunday school at 10, and English festival services at 10:30, Special songs will foe sung by the choir. The pactor will present his Easter sermon on the text, I Know that My Redeemer Llveth. BAPTIST, the'Rev. P. C. Volske, Pastor—The First Barter will be the theme of the morning sermon at 11 o'clock, A choir of 25 voices will sine the anthem, Go Forth to Meet Your King. At the close of the sermon, 11:50, baptismal ACHIEVEMENT DAY ATTENDED BY 140 WOMEN Nineteen Out of the 28 Townships are Represented. Lucille Pepoon, H. D. A., and Mrs. A. L. Brown, wife of the county agent, were among 140 women attending the annual Farm Bureau women's Achievement day at the Burt high school Friday. Nineteen twonships were represented. Greenwood-Ramsey and Prairie Irving-ton townships were rated first in booth exhibits of homemaking practices learned from a home economics child development and family relationship course studied by all Kossuth F. B. Women In the lost year. In the red ribbon class were Ledyard-Lincoln, Portland-Burt, Swea - Harrison, and Seneca-Fenton townships, and in the white-ribbon class were Eagle-Grant, Cresco-Rlver- dale, and Buffalo-German townships. Exhibits are Featured. A menu featuring a high iron diet and an exhibit of self-help clothing for children were illustrative features ranking highest among the Ibooths. These were found in the Greenwood-Ramsey and Swea^Harrlson booths. Greenwood - Ramsey townships had the best organization record. Eight local leaders in the townships conducted 17 homemakers' study group meetings attended by 40 women. The Ledyard-Lincoln township organization's score was close behind, ten local leaders having held 11 situdy group meetings, 42 women attending. Meetings Record Given. A county organization display arranged by Lucile Pepoon, home demonstration agent, showed 39 homemaker group meetings during the project year, and the meetings were attended by 250 women. Twelve local leaders were marked 100 per cent for attending every training school for the four lessons and for holding at least one follow-up meeting on each lesson for the women in their own communities respectively. Music Test Conucted. Sixty-eight women' from 14 of the townships participated in a music recognition test conducted by Miss Pepoon, and 44 women made a perfect score, identifying all compositions and composers studied in the year's music course. Irvington township placed first; Greenwood, second; Prairie, third. All townships writing placed either excellent or good. The afternoon program at Burt consisted of piano solos, playlets, demonstrations, and folk games given by the various townships. iMrs. Sarah Porter Ellis, state home demonstration agent leader complimented the Kossuth women on the progress shown in the year. She also gave the women valuable suggestions for Improving the strength of their organizations for the current year follows: Total corn acreage allotment. DRUNKEN DRIVER IS ASSESSED $300 FINE Bernard Hanlfan pleaded guilty to a charge of driving a car while Intoxicated, and was asses- ed a fine of $300 and costs by Judge George A. Heald in district court Tuesday afternoon. The fine was split into three payments of $100 each, one of which was to be paid immediately, the second September 1, and the final payment December 1. Hanlfan is serving a 30-day jail term on a charge of drunkenness imposed March 21. He was arrested after a complaint had been filed'by Mrs. Ben Bakken who was alarmed by his erratic driving near her home across the street south of the Fox & Winkel veterinary offices. NO, 44 TO BE PREPARED FOR HARD SURFACE trading and Bridges to Be Finished This Year. Grading and bridging will be ompleted this year on No. 44 et/ween No. 18 and Fenton, a ommittee which called on Gover- or Kraschel and the state high- ay commission Tuesday was as- ured. The committee, represent- ''enton interest, was composed of ohn Newel and E. C Forby, and ae men were accompanied by Representative P. J. Kohlhaas. When the grade and bridge work as been done, "iblack top" as- halt paving, with a four-inch ase, will be laid, but It Is ex- ected that this cannot be comple- ed till the summer of 1939. The ew base is two or three times bicker than former "black top" jases, and this is expected to tand traffic as well as paving n other than through highways. It Is expected that later No. 44 blackrtopplng" will foe continued ome 10 miles from Fenton into Ringsted, and eventually north to onnect with No. 9. -*• Fined for Drunkenness. Jos. A. Fraser, north of Sexton farm hand, was given a 30-day suspended jail sentence by Justice Dansou Saturday for drunkenness. The charge was filed by Marshal Van A'lstyne. Twin City Sister Slcfc Mrs. Paul Clark was called Minneapolis Tuesday toy -word ol the serious sickness of a sister to services will take place. CATHOLIC, Fathers Mallinger and Atanann—Mass will take place at 7, 8:30, and ten a. m, on Easter Sunday, and at 7 in tfce morning Friday and Saturday, choir of 16 voices will sing. 192,063 acres, 10 cents per bushel benefit, multiplied by 37.4 bushels to the acre will produce the largest item, ?718,315.62. Total general acreage allotment, which includes the small grains, 182,250 acres, at $1.50 per acre, or $280,875. Total soil-conserving (non-de- ipleting) acreage 142,81fi, at 50c per acre, or $71,408. This makes the total of $1,070,598.62. The soil conserving acreage must be earned by seeding grass or legume seed this -season, and; for example, the total of $71,408 could be earned by seeding 48,000 acres of sweet clover with the oats crop. The county committee is now working on acreage allotments for individual farms and expects to start mailing out notices to farmers and landlords within ten daya. or two weeks. Last year's program has brought $204,000 Into the county already, and it Is estimated that at least this much more will come in the near future. The county committee is composed of Mr. Loss, chairman, G. D. Welhausen, Titonka, and O. L. Thorson, of Swea City. The 1938 allotments are being based on figures obtained during the.AAA and other succeeding benefit programs. Traveling Man to ' See Mayor Today Ted Spencer, Des Moines travel-' ing man, was arrested last night by police and was placed in jail to await possible charges this morning of driving while drunk or reckless driving. He was arrested by Marshal H. S. Van Alstyne after two trips up State street, in which. it is reported, he exceeded the speed limit by a large margin, sounding the car horn full blast -to clear cars out of his way. A hearing on one or more charges la planned for today .before Mayor Specht. Jewell M. Patterson Victim of Swelling Irvington, Apr. 12—Jewell M. 'atterson, who has been serious- y sick last week Thursday, was aken to the General hospital, Algona, Tuesday morning. He Is be- leved to be suffering from poi- onlng of the system. He fell juddenly sick last week Thursday, when his feet began to swell while was at work In the barn, and >y the time he reached the house eet and legs were badly swollen. Represents Iowa in Program in Florida A story about Imogene Wheeler, 18, daughter of Mrs. Gladys Pike, appeared in a St. Petersburg, Pla., paper a few days ago. Miss Wheeler, a former Algonian, represented her home state of Iowa In a special program there, wearing an aquamarine satin drees with a net drape. Silver accessories and silver slippers completed the cost- tume. She had two attendants. Miss Wheeler Is a cousin of Mrs. C. E. Dearchs, who lives north of Algona. MARKETS He has been bedfast since, and is unning a high temperature. (Cossuth Rebekahs are to Meet Here A ,55th district Rebekah conven- ion '.will be held at the Masonic Temple here. Tuesday, May 31, and attendance of 150 is expected from Burt, Wesley, Titonka, Lu Verne, and Algona. The president of the state Rebekah assembly, with her staff, will be here. Algona members who hold district offices are Mrs. Wm. Dehnert, Mrs. C. C. Wright, and Mrs. deve Barton. The district consists of Kossuth county. ' Masons to Hear Lecture. D. D. Monlux, worthy master of Prudence lodge here, announces that the Masonic service bureau will sponsor a s&ocUl lecture entitled, A Sa^e View of Masonic Symbolism &t the lodge room to the local Temple tW« wee* Frtdjy HOGS Best light butch., 140-160 $7.25-7.50 Best light butch., 160-180 $7.50-7.75 Best light butch., 180-220 $8.00-8.05 Best light butch., 220-250 $7.90 Med. hvy., 250-270 $7.80 Med. heavy, 270-290 $7.70 Med. heavy, 290-325 $7.60 Butchers, 325-350 $7.50- Butchers, 350-400 $7.40 Packing sows, 275-350 $7.00 Packing sows, 350-400 $6.85 Packing sows, 400-500 $6.70 CATTLE Canners and cutters $2.75-3.75 Veal calves —„___ $5.00-7.50 Stock steers $5.00-7.00 Fat yearlings $6.00-7.00: Pat steers $6.50-7.50 Bnlla - $4.50-5.00 Pat cows 4.00-5.00 GHAUT No. 3 mixed cora 42%c No. 3 white corn 44%o No. 3 yellow corn 4Sc No. 2 wh|te oats 22e EGGS Hennerys 15c No. 1 - ——15e No. 2 . lie Cash cream— No. 1 260 No. 2 24$ Sweet —27c FOULTR* Hens, over 5 Ibe. _., _- Us Hens, 4 to 5 Ibs. ---------• *~ —Ho Hens, under 4 Ibs. —lie Leghorn hens — , , He Cocks, under 4% 80 Cocks, over 4% _——.., IQo live —. l«fi Uve ^___.» T _..__- T ,,..» T -^|.(^ , Markets SJibjeci to $lj^% th$ m f

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