Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on September 1, 1938 · Page 1
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t,' S/.incl,—Generally of wftek, showers to- LJ'ciose; temperature* mostly , O f below normal* klurnc 37 ' 7 ~~ ~~ ~ • > ' 7. ' . ' ALGONA, IOWA. THURSDAY EVENING, SEPTE M bER 1, 1938 12 Pages 96 Columns Numb., 50 DECKERS' BILLS ARE CHECKED lavmty Fair to ITO RACING ILL OPEN BIG INPL EVENT DUS Race Horses ' ' ' ^" nning for Two Days Here. >jwing ,«iuto racing Tuesday, har- Wednesday and Y 'and motorcycle races I next week's Kossuth fair racing fans in the county a jprogram of nearly every ground race event*. il baseball events were iced yesterday by E. L. Vin- itary of the fair, after with baseball entlm- in all parts of the county. 'est Bend team, rated as one best in this pert of the will meet the Algona Wednesday afternoon. inters "loading Up." reported that the West is ' are "loading up" with extra players for the game, Brownies will be bard put win. ;.. ...:;-. the Letts Creek and teams will play.'. ' Both are good, and both play fast; ticularly against the other [The two communities are apart, and are natural rly- pill be staged iietween'Wes- i Titonka. _ Race .Events. I of the best racing horses .'.field, today are coming to gpna track. Entered" in the •ot'pn Wednesday are Her- HVamark of 2:07, and*Ath- Jlspla Guy, with the same I Herald is owned by Mrs. I Phipps Jr., of,-, New -.York, 1 driven by Rupert L. Park- lAlken, S, C. •.:•.: ' •Parker will be remembered lay.fans here ae the driver •famous. Kinsey Direct, world Ion, and holder of the local •record of 2:04% made three lago. The horse was then [fo. the Reynolds Stables, of Battle on Track, Buy .horse, with 'a strong of champions, 1 B a three- |ia who has set' the race |4?os with her record. Last •Vwas the half-mile ehamp- "e eastern circuits, and bas been winning -' race • > ' Mace between Herald and PU.W complicated by other fli e .V but the race lr <"* iwiil be watching with in- Iwterest the battle between •Wo top-notchera. , iursday'a 2:12 p ace Just as ig a race is anticipated * n a ^ d A1 * Dlrect dl Grattan , and hfts *«* » to * of the last-ten starts. The ln K ;' and '»««ct, u com i8 eXD ted to K£ fcififlgp' CAN'T TAKE GASH FROM GERMANY, SO CANNOT EMIGRATE Swea City, Aug. 30—The Kev. and Mrs. B. P. Hronlecivc entertained a visitor from Germany last week Wednesday. A Mrs. Mudder, visiting at Buffalo Center, accompanied a party of Buffalo Center friends here. Questioned on the Gernmn political situation, Mrs. Mudder said that the anti-Semitic propaganda one hears here Is somewhat exaggerated. She says she would like to emigrate to America, but is prevented from doing so by the fact that she cannot take money out of Germany. GREYHOUNDS TO CHASE RABBITS ON 'FIELD DAY HOUSE AT NEW PIONEER CORN PLANT TOMORROW This and Many Other Events Listed oh the Program. for JSleanor Fraser. A spectacular event to be staged r the first time in the county, scheduled for the fourth Field day Sunday, September 18, near •Bancroft, will be greyhound racing with mechanical rabbits. This announcement was made at a county Conservation League meeting at Burt Tueday evening County Chairman M. P. Weaver presided, and Secretary-Treasurer J. D. Lowe read the program, L. M. Merritt, the Field day chairman, called for reports of the committees, and plans for the event were completed. Jay Darling May Come. Mr. Lowe relayed a message from J. N. Darling saying that the latter hoped to attend the celebration. After the business meeting, Wm. C. Dau, Algona, showed moving pictures in color taken on a Dau family tour to Yellowstone park this summer. A Dutch lunch was served. Orayhound racing is a popular sport in other sections of the country, with both live and mechanical rabbits, and great interest is anticipated here in this event. H. B. White, chairman, of the dog show and trials committee, said he had secured the services of H, Burkland, Thor, to assist in the races. Rabbit Chase 300 Yards. The dogs will pursue mechanical rabbits over a 300-yd course, starting 50 yards behind the rabbits.' There will, be an,- entry rfee- : i -for dog owners, and prizes will,,v'be offered. A few years ago greyhound races with live jackrabbits attracted a large crowd at the Country club grounds. Among other new features of the program will be De War-course events in rifle-shooting for exper- COAST SCHEME TO BE OPENER FOR J-OOTBALl All Teams Will Play in a Single Game at Clarion. Something new'iii "football will >e tried out in the North Central Conference this fall as the opener of the season, according to Supt. ). B. Laing. All teams in the con- erence, which Includes Humboldt, Webster City, Eagle Grove, Iowa ?alls, Hampton, Clear Lake, Claron, and Algona, will take part in [fenced shooters. It is advised that special game at Clarion Tuesday, September 20. In this game each town will be allowed 22 players each town •laying one quarter, in which all 22 men must be used. The quarters will be for ten minutes each player will have only five minutes on he field. Algona vs. Iowa Falls. The first quarter will be played letween Algona and Iowa Falls; second, Humboldt and Hampton; bird, Webster City and Clear final, Eagle Grove and Claron.- . The /teams are lined up in "east >lays west" fashion. There will be 10 intermissions between quarters or at the half except for exchange of teams. Scores of Players. All told there will be 17C boys n this unique game. The date is planned as a pports review day, with the game giving players a chance at real scrimmage before he opening of the regular football season. The four "west" teams—Algona, Humboldt, Webster City, and Kage Grove—will be playing the 'east' earns •— Iowa Falls, Hampton, Clear Lake, and Clarion, with players and coaches cooperating, Game Coines from Coast. This type of game has been, tried put In California, where it was ound to be highly interesting not only tp spectators but to players and coaches. Coach Lawrence Findley plans o start local practice with the >eginnlng of school Monday. The egular schedule follows: Sept. 23—Emmetsburg, there. Sept. 30—.Clear Lake, there. . Oct. 7—Spencer, here. Oct.. 14—Webster City, there. Oct. 21—Hampton, here. Oct. 28—Clarion, there. Nov. 3—Eagle Grove, here. Nov. U—Humboldt, here. Ion to numerous shows and other oncessions. Child's tickets have been omit- ed by the fair this year, and children under 12 will be v admitted ree at all times. Those over 12, ipwever, will pay the full admls- ipn charge p? 40 cents in the afternoon and 25 cents at'night, 'be grandstand seats will cost 36 <mts>. and a few reserved seats wil} be available at 50 cents, • Season Tickets on Sale, With autp races Tuesday, «guar events the next two days, and he (Suicide o)ub attractions PH Friday, it 1 8 expected that man •«*n tickets than usual will be so»o ^,^, ^ has been sPld fpr the hog show, which is complete with •***.».....'_ ,_ every C i ft8 0, 4. teut , tp hold the «* u» »«.*» entries, anq. ,„ I c^b calves have been *#&<& Vpipfetein herds we cpmtng di- nothing less than a .22 Savage be used. Rifles will be provided for contestants who do.not bring their own. • Archery Contest Again. Dr. R. M. Wallace, Algona, Is In charge of archery events, and, his committee promises a much better set-up than last year's. This event will be on -"American round match," for which bows and arrows will be furnished. Doctor Wallace was at Mason City Tuesday, getting supplies. He has Issued a plea for three old 9 x 12 rugs for backstops. The flew attractions are offered in addition to the regular program of events in rifle, pistol, and trap shooting, casting tournaments, the dog show and other features of Interest to spectators aud : participants alike. No gate fee is charged. Refreshments will be sold on the grounds. Taxidermist Exhibit Planned. A unique feature of the day, which is a peculiarly Kossuth institution, will be an exhibit of live and rare mounted specimens of game birds from the Ernest Luedtke collection, near Lotts Creek. This display of some 300 specimens will be shown in a 30 x 60 tent. It Is claimed that nothing as extensive can be seen at even the state fair. The Kossutb League has expanded its program for this field day and expects the celebration this year to>exceed the three previous events in attendance and in number and interest of entrants. Last year there were visitors from Minnesota,' South Dakota, and western Iowa. This year there will be many participants from Dafi Moines and southern Iowa. Twenty Acres for Parking 1 . Arrangements are being made for 20 more acres of parking space, Last year there ware over 3500 automobiles on the grounds. This year an attendance of 15,000 to 20,000 persons is expected. Last year the league provided approximately 19,000 "blue rocks" (clay pigeons), and ran out Ql them before the day was over. This year e, half carload has been ordered. , All committees are asked to meet at the field day grounds next Sunday at 10 a. m Invitation to Humboldk , \ At the Burt meeting an Invitation was extended, through Mr, Lowe from Geo. W. McCollPUgh, president pf the Humboldt Conservation .League tp attend Indian day at the Humboldt fair this week Thursday- , ' At this event, spPtt«pre<J by the Humboldt league the Tama Indians, 45 pf whom will be present, will make Gx>vernpr Jfrasohel a chief of their tribe and "guardian" pf the lands and waters thaj once Vere their hunting, grow*!/ tWs in recognition ol: ft» -'"-" in this etate, QPBN HOUSE will be observed ^-' tomorrow by the officers and employes of the Pioneer Hi-Bred Seed Corn Co. to show tlielr new plant to the farmers and businessmen of the county. Lunch Is to be served from 11 a. m. till 1 p. m., and tours of the new building and of the various pollination fields will be held during the day. The size of the new building is tremendous, but because of its location and construction the size is not apparent from the outside. In the picture the rounded end K'BALLERS TO FIGHT IT OUT IN LAST GAME in a Final Battle Tonight. A grudge battle; for first place in the kittenball league will- be fought tonight and tomorrow evening at Athletic park under the lights by White Rose and the Hub. Either team has to win at least two games. If necessary a third game will be .played Monday evening. The season ended last week Tuesday evening, with the following scores for the season: Won Lost White Rose —i— 84 Hub — ...8 4 Barry's — '. 7 5 Boheer ,_—_—______ 1 11 In the last game of. the season the Hub won from White Rose and thus became eligible for the final playoff. Last Sunday the Hub and Barry teams took part in a tournament at LuVerne and won first and second place respectively, Lu- Verne, Humboldt, and Renwlck competing. Next Sunday White Rose and Barry's will enter another tournament at Lu Verne. t , — + - . Temperatures Show Fall is on the Way Temperatures in' the last' ten days have been showing, the approach of fall. Only one reading reached into the 90'e, with a low of 77 in the maximuma column Friday. Minimum temperatures have rang"ed from a high of 67 to a low of 51. There was only, 1,85 inches of rainfall In August, compared with 10.22 inches a year ago and a normal of 3.44. The week's figures -follow: •••'."- Max. Mln. August 22 -— 89 60 August 23 —_——--- 32 67 August 24 .83 66 August 25 ,- S3 August 26 , 77 August 27 _—_ 81 August 28 84 August 29 ___ 8 August 30 81 eemble B, caravan of .car8 at Swea City at 11 a. pi. Sunday, September U, to attend>$he first,annual Emmet county Conservation League PJeld day at Tuttte Lake, Ok- amaupedan state park, PolJiver. Tha movies shown, by Mr. Pau included scenes in the Dakota^, Montana, and Colorado. As Gottlieb Bleloh, remarked, Mr. Dau/a running comment was ae interesting as the pictures, Among many animals "ahpt" in, the Yellowstone par*; was v &&<* bear suspected of being Mart •Weaver's! Mr. Weaver, alked it he had taken any moving pictures, replied, "No, I was doing the jnov* ingt" Daa Shows Movies, Dau showed many pictures . ot geysers and not springs, the roar of •vsrhicb, he eaid, eoulg be h$ar,4 fo* blocks. Hfl-aijdea jhat the tor r est rangers, think tb& section,'9! the eari i» most fcjeauttfujl 1* winter, wb.Bi* the. contrast o| sspg and steam is to J$ a&en. of the building toward the camera | is the receiving end". Here is lo-l cated a huge double elevator to! take corntoom the trucks bringing it from the field, and conveying it in buckets and on belts to sorting rooms on the second floor, where the windo'ws -are located. Here there fis' space for 80 sorters and graders, 40 on each side, and the corn comes pouring out of sorting bins onto tables in front of the workmen. Inferior ears are separated and the perfect corn placed in baskets. It is inspected once more, and then goes to the drying rooms below. Doors permit Inspection as the corn Is drying. In order to speed this drying process, heated air can be forced in and around all of the storage area. In the back or north part of the building is a huge corn-sheller, in a pit. Corn from the drying chambers Is carried by belt to the sheller, and the shelled corn is carried by belt to the treating and sacking quarters located in this part of the building. All through-the building there are separated storage rooms so that all the crop would not be lost in case of fire. This picture, taken some three weeks ago by Brown's Studio, does not show the outer coating of composition material. The building is being rushed to .completion to be ready for the new crop now being raised on some 800 acres in the county. THE QUEEN AND RUNNERS-UP CITY TO ASK FOR DETAILED EXPLANATION Week-End Hotel and Meal Charges Questioned. City Attorney J. L,. Bonar and others last week-end began an investigation or the "long check", to determine what the. city received for the $1068.15 charged by the two checkers last spring, C. 0. Williams and E. F. Wright. It i s said to have been discovered, on checking the itemized statement, that Mr. Will. lams, head checker, had charged the city for hotel lodg. mg Saturday and Sunday nights during the period, bat that the Algona hotel reports that neither Mr. Will- larng nor Mr. Wright was registered Saturdays and Sundays, and so did not nay for lodgings then It is also said to have been found that Mr. Williams charged for meals Saturdays and Sundays, breakfast Monday mornings, - 1 - the fact that he was not ed for lodging suggests that he may have been at his home in Des Moines during the period. He was not at the city clerk's office late on Saturday afternoons, it is said. note! Head Office Called, -j A telephone call to Des Moines office of the Boss hotel chain disclosed the information concerning room accommodations, but there was no way to check meals charged against the city Saturday nights, all day Sundays, and on Monday mornings. ' •-.-s,(Bame, early every , Saturday after£ h ° mie> and dld not 8h °W tte- city clerk's office till the following Monday . morning usually after 10 o'clock— on onl occasion, the clerk's .office reports, not till afternoon. was assistant to Mr Wil- mad , e no char e« f °r Sunday , and only in the first part of heC ,V 1(i he <*arge for Sat- night and Monday morning .'TpHE "YOUNG DEMOCRATS OP IOWA had a statewide rally at Mason City Sunday, and among oth- •*•• er things they chose a "queen." She Is Angela Berg, Davenport, shown in the center of the picture, which appeared in the Des Moines Register, Two runners-up were Marcella Cullen, Whittemore, left, and Marjorie Welch, Logan. The Advance may be prejudiced, but to Its eye Miss Cullen is prettiest of the trio. She was put in nomination by Mrs. Tim O'Brien, democratic committeewoman at 'Whittemore, who was accompanied to the rally by Mr. and Mrs. John Uhlenhake and Mr. and Mrs Ray, Oliver, both couples of Whittemore. Marcella is the youngest of 12 children of Ppstmaster and Mrs, John S. Cullen. She is 23 and has six brothers and five sisters—the Cullen children are a "half- and-half" family, Marcella was graduated from Presentation academy, Whittemore, and is now a clerk in the Urich variety store at Whittemore. 14 WOMEN AND 16 MEN SELECTED FOR SEPTEMBER JURY Fourteen women and 16 men will comprise the petit jury list for the September term of court which opens here September 19, with Judge F. C. Davidson, of Em- mtsburg, on the bench. The jurors were drawn last week. Grand jurors, drawn the first of the year, continue to serve during the entire year, and they will report for duty September 20, Petit jurors are: John W. Bruce •________Swea City Hattle Burllngame Algona Emma Chapman Lu Verne Elizabeth Dawson Wesley Ethel Downs Titonka Frank J. Elbert —4—Whittemore Elizabeth Granzow Algoaa Irene Gelshecker Lu Verne Theron' Hanson Wesley Rena Hauptman Wesley A. V, Hertig -„ _.__-~AJgona Rpbt Hardcppf Lu Verne Alma fieetland Lakota Elteabeth Kollasch --'-_ Lakota Mrs, Mary Kpckler -.-—Bancroft Frank KPllasch - r . Bancroft WiU Lauck , Whlttegaore A. J. Martjnek _ Wesley Belle Moore --«. Algona Adolph Meyer —Fenten Lpuis MuUer EUnore, Minn. Raymond INeu -Whittemore Anna Bate'-' -,;.-,-— T —Bancroft Roland Steele —— Lakota §lter §acta ',„„,---_- Lakota Frank Sayers „,--.- Swea City Vernon Tppby -.,.;,-,—_-Lu Verne Ahbjj» Ttedea r ---.Burt Two are Fined for Traffic Offenses William Butler, of the CCC camp at Bancroft, was arrested by Patrolman J. Henrickson 'Monday, when he not only drove past a stop sign north of Algona at night but turned out his lights as he did it. He was taken before Justice Danson, charged with reckless driving, pleaded guilty, and was fined. $25 plus $2.90 costs. Of the fine $15 was suspended during good . behavior, C; M. Knudson, Algona, was also arrested Monday by W. H. Steward, marshal at Burt, and. taken before Justice Danson and charged with passing another car on a hill. He pleaded guilty and was fined a dollar plus $2.85 COSt9./ ••'.•.• • • . ,•; , . Allen Brunson to Return to Algona Allen Brunson, son of G. A. Brunson, Des Moines, former Kossuth sheriff, is to return to his old, home town to be an associate in the Van Ness & Stillman law offices. He was here Wednesday evening and plans io *bring bis family from Omaha next week. The Brunsens will live in the old Brunson home on Nebraska street. Alien has been with, an Omaha bank for the last five years, in the legal department, and for a few years before that he practiced at Mason City. inn. .1 . i+ .,,,._, % » Harvey Ingham {11 in D. M. Hospital Algonlane were startled Saturday by « brief first page anjaounce- . Wldjfo -?----——Cprwith Stores to Close, ~.^-~. r 4*wej» *B4 cttlces closed on next yy-yt*"*** ^TT* *yw* Wl fee Register tfcat I-^ryey Patient He entered, the hospital two weeks a "WHISKERS" WILL One of the greatest .names in baseball is Grover Cleveland Alexander, and fans all over the country remember his pitching prowess, particularly his feat, when as an "old man" of baseball he went in at the last half of the ninth with the bases loaded to strike out three batters in the final and deciding game of a world .series. Alexander's Whiskered Wizards a team .like the House of David, Will come to Algona Sunday!night tp meet the Brownies under the lights at the Algona park, and it is expected that there will .be an outpouring ^ of fans from all this section of the state. The Brownies are also scheduled to play next week Wednesday with a 'loaded" team from West Bend at the fairgrounds as a feature attraction pf the afternoon. Businessmen Will Hold Meet Tonight A general the Cham- to starve and go sle Transportation JTysterr. -m? 0 ^- 0 ? the b111 tttat Mr- mile trip to Algona, or $7 wonder- charge was made by affidavit ,2 a Des Moines party, who spent s?x hours on June 7, full dava on 9 "* 10 „ *- «^> , at 8 o'clock at the Legion hall. The business session will be foijpwed by cards and lunch L. B. Hedrick, of AnSJ will g Ye a talk on predit bureaw pperatioaa, aRd Secretary Saul will «*•*„», "*«*»*• Which cost Ai- gpna bujsinessmen spme flO.OOO per year. President RreaenskV wW ff- AJWWVl tmde ter- this wm be fpliowed py forqm, -, , fh,. iiYi. » ' "* • u ay on the llth, a full day on the 13th, and two hours on the 14th This is a total of 44 hours. •' » City officials are puzzled by the long count" here, because the amount of typed information supplied by the state auditor's office to the city would require only a fraction .of that time. No Charge of Fraud. ot the officials here is, or "*" 'ng that there has action on the part checkers, but the city Is •~ the system which, they . is almost reached a rack. regards .time and cost. Accprdlng to the printed vouch.' blanks on which the statement was made out, hotel and meal charges could npt exceed $4 per day, and this rule was observed by the checkers here. The room the checkers occupied was charged according to local Tie listed charges * VJ we™?, on the whole, were not exorbitant It' ™=y be that Mr. Willtonw Intend- give the city the. benefit ot a to 65-cent difference • between _^. mileage cost and the room and board cost. ^^ " et Mr. Bpjoar said, able — -• preme tew to regard to

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