Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on September 22, 1938 · Page 1
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19-24, Ittbf.^lwwe-r- per- iMbftble latter «aU 6* Week; Ltures normal or higher for t part except cool Monday. ALGONA, IOWA, THURSDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 22, 1938 12 Pages 96 Columns Number 1 i\fLD DAY DRAWS CROWD DESPITE RAIN ,t >»,' QUTSTANDING attraction for people of many varied interests is the annual Field clay of the Kossuth County Conservation League, the largest event of its kind in the United States. Each year it attracts the best shooters and bait casting artists in this part of the country, and the dog show is one of the big thrills for dog ownera. , Above is a general scene of. Sunday's Field day, at which -'showers did not discourage attendance. On the left Mrs. Rufh Stuart Allen, dog editor of the Des Moines Register, is shown examining Lady, white collie, owned by Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Lorenz, Algona. Mr. Lorenz is holding the dog's leash. The collie was reserve champion non-sporting dog. DICK'. & GILLETTE M EET AT BANQUET At the right appear the grand champion sport and non-sporting dogs of the show. The English] Springer Spaniel, owned by R. D. Mitchell, of Arnold's Park, took the sporting dog honors, and Pal, pit bulldog owned by the L. W. 'Lockes, Algona, was grand champion non-sporting dog. GUILTY PLEAS ARE MADE BY TWO IN COURT MARCELLA THILL WRITES OF SEATTLE \ootball Season Opens lUND-ROBIN ME WON BY I'EASTERNERS' Half of North rtral Down* the West Half. •"eastern half" teams of iNorth Central 'Conference he high end of the score in [round robin" football game! (rion Tuesday evening, played i a crowd estimated at near-] KID. : .' [outstanding feature of the 5's entertainment : was par[by seven school bands, and a d selection by all bands play- be same selection at the same I the first quarter Algona ' Iowa Falls, one of the -=est teams in the conference. I'Falls" took advantage -of Als lack of experienced.' ends .Jade repeated sweeps through Jposltioh. A dash for 23 yards id end gave Iowa Falls and •easterners" a touchdown in pal minutes of the quarter. •the second < quarter Humboldt ^ Hampton, and Humboldt i down the field over the Jt Hampton lads for a touch|! then a few-minutes later a " J puut by Hampton gave ALGONIANS BIDDEN TO A WEDDING WAY DOWN IN COLOMBIA Mr. and Mrs. J. 0. F. Trice were Invited to attend the wedding of Miss St. Clnlr BauiHKartner,,. daughter ......of Mrs. St. Clair Buumgartncr, which took,place September 7 at Cartagena, Colombia, South America. The bride's grandmother, Mrs. McGIll, who now lives in New York, and Mrs. Price were close friends when all lived at Memphis, Tenn., some years ago. The Prices would have been delighted to attend the wedding, but the travel involved was a trifle longer than Ihey cared to undertake at present OPEN SEASON FOR HUNTERS IN NOVEMBER PIONEER SETS TWO HUNDRED MEN AT WORK Two shifts began, work last Friday at the Pioneer Hi-Bred Sead .me, and Humboldt took -ge of the break to win an. touchdown. Extra points I made, and the half ended Itne "westernera" in the lead. t third quarter was Played by lUke and Webster City, but llftllfln f n SlKnn r»*v At* A ««m*A [its 20-yd, }ine to 'Webster 10-yd. line, fcs won a touchdown for 1 in the tlnal quarter, ptoy- i|le Grove, and a wide I gftve the Wright "hub" boys "T counter a tow minutes l«t- " gave the "easterners" the 4 of the score, Lawrence Findley em- J work on the ends in prac- K _ nlgllt ' a *4 mt >re plays in and both ar , - .. . as ripened hi-bred corn is brought i in from the farms. The shifts consist of 100 men each. One shift works from 7 a. m. till 6 p. m., or ten hours, and the other goes on for the night. The work is done on the second floor where plenty of daylight is windows which south, and west sides. The corn is carried from delivery trucks to bins in front of the workmen, who take poor kernels- from each ear before it is forwarded to other bins for inspection. The machinery in the north third of the building is not yet ready for use, but is expected to be by early next week. Here tha shelling and B orting will be done and the corn will be sacked for retail Men will be hired for this v . . .., goon as the t. Bmmetsb'urg, there, the Mcueduled g^m e of the sea- -tr Crofter U Held N A Conspiracy to =rf raud Complaint was folia Welter fie daV tost I on was cb *rged, witlj over- KSuLSS* by *»W»» D ' The rush work at the plant will continue for nearly another month, or till all of the corn is harvested and has gone through the pla;it. The workmen are all hired througn the local" federal reemployment office. t __ Open C, of C. Meet Next Monday Night A general meeting of all business and professional men and women Is scheduled for Monday night at [W""' * me< * EJfred Brack- tf»» City, * 3 plus *2 costs (j on a charge filed August to obey a stop sign. Banson'g court Wei- . rge O f conspiracy to de- y* lye * Pr«Vwl»**y 1)ond v *8 *"»* »** W Jurnjffced. *Th» started in Mayo* 4. A, g o'clock at the Legion der direction of the i. An open . . be held on better ousi- Three Days Named on Pheasants, Also ~ Partridges. The state conservation commi- sion has announced an open season on pheasants for November 12, ',13, and 14. Shooting will be allowed only from noon till 5 p. m. pn all three days, and the bag limits will be three males birds .a day. Counties in which the open season will be in effect are Kossuth, Lyon, Osceola, Hardin, Dickinson, Emmet, Winnebago, O'Brien, Sioux, ,Clay, Palo Alto, Hancock, Worth, 'Mitchell, Floyd, Winneshiek,;"Gerro G-ordo, Butler, Grundy, Black .Hawk, Buchanan, Franklin, Wright .Humboldt, Pocahontas, Bueua Vista, Cherokee, Plymouth, Woodbury, ,Sac, Ida, Calhoun, Howard, Chlck- asaw, Bremer, Fayette. There will also be an open season on Hungarian' partridges the same days and hours, but with bag and possession limits only two .birds daily. Only eleven counties are in this open season: Kossuth, O'Brien, Sioux, Lyon, Osceola, Dickinson, Emmet, Winnebago, Worth, Palo Alto, and Clay. This is the first time that a Hungarian partridge open season has been set. To permit spread of the birds no open seasons were provided. Very few are expected to .be shot in the neighborhood of, Algona, not many having been seen in this vicinity. Pheasants also are not as common as they were before the hard winter of 1935-36. BOWLER LEAGUE WILL OPEN SEASON MONDAY The bowling league is expected to start the season next Monday evening, with eight teams playing. The teams for the most part are the same as last year's, with a few changes in membership, and are as follows: Farmers, Nick'3, Silver Gray, Courthouse, Junior Chamber of Commerce, Botsford's, Lu Verne, Titonka, Burt, and Wesley. The alleys at Barry's, which were reopened this week.Monday have been reconditioned and repainted. A meeting of captains was held last week Monday, and some new rules for the season were considered. William Geering Is president of the League. Next Monday night the Farmers and Nick's will play; Tuesday- Silver Gray and Courthhouse; and Wednesday—Junior Chamber and Botsford'e; Thursday—Lu Verne Paroles Given After the Sentences are Pronounced. Two were sentenced in district court yesterday by Judge F. C. Davidson, of Emmetsburg, after pleading guilty. Two others were scheduled to go on trial next week. Tuesday after county attorney's in- formations were filed. •Robert Clyde, of Bancroft, plead-ed guilty to forging a check, and was given a six months sentence in jail, which was suspended on good behavior. He is also to reimburse his victim, and pay the court costs. Given Five Year Term. •N. J. Nemmers was sentenced to five years in Fort Madison penitentiary on a plea of guilty to a charge of stealing chickens, but he was paroled from the bench and will not have to serve in prison as long as his behavior is satisfactory. According to records he stole chickens from the Byron premises. Frances Nyles was granted a divorce from Alfred Nyles. The couple was married in Missouri in 1926, and the petition charges desertion. The husband Is now serving time in Fort Madison and has served a sentence in the Minnesota state prison at Stillwater. Mrs. Nyles, now at the county home, was granted custody of the That Marcella Thill Is enjoying her trip through the west is amply Illustrated by a short letter received from her by the Advance dated at Seattle, Wash., Monday. The letter said: "The trip Is certainly turning out to be everything you said it. would be. We were on the train from Friday at 11 p. m., till Monday at 8 n. m.—quite a long ride, but it wasn't bad at all. Had a coincidence in meeting Tom Dc/ellar, who said he is a brother of Edw. DeZellar, and Tom was dining steward of our train (The Northern Pacific Limited) from Chicago to Seattle. "This morning when we got to Seattle we went on a tour to Paradise, IVasli., us near to Mf. Kainicr as wo conld get. This took US about 90 miles from Seattle. I just don't know how to describe the scenery. The drive all the way was just bean- tifnl with tall pine trees, winding roads, deep valleys, pretty waterfalls, etc. "Paradise is very high and is UH near Mt. Rainier as you can get by bus, so we had a good view of the mountain, with snow still on the peaks, making a truly wonderful sight. "We had a big dinner at Paradise. We are staying at the Franklin hotel tonight (Monday) and tomorrow, and these rooms and baths arc going to look mighty good to us tonight, for we arc all tired and dirty after u big day. Tomorrow (Tuesday) we take a boat trip to British Columbia. "Oh, yes, and talk about eating—they certainly do serve wonderful food, and I haven't eaten so much for a long time." Today Marcella is touring San Pranci.sco, after visiting Portland yesterday, and tomorrow she is scheduled to go down the California coast to Los Angeles, thence later to San Diego, Old Mexico, across, the southern part of the country to Ifew Orleans, to Chicago, and thence home. ACADEMY NEWS SHEET WINNER OFTOPJMARD Wins First Place in Rankings for H. S. Journalism. Water Threatens Bridge Floor three children. Two Cases for Trial. The two criminal cases scheduled for trial are charges of assault with intent to commit rape brought against Melvin Schroder, and a charge of driving while intoxicated brought against J. B. Johnston Jr. The Schroeder case grows out of the beating of Bertha Vaske, of Bancroft, May 20, and she charges Schroeder with a severe beating, knocking out front teeth and other injuries, together with an intent to commit rape. •The Johnston case grows out of an auto crash here a month or so ago, when a car • crashed into a telephone pole on Minnesota street; 'breaking the pole and shutting off electricity for several southeast Algona families till it was repaired. Johnston is charged with being the driver of the car and with being drunk. SCHOOLMASTERS ARE LED BY LONE ROCKER Supt. V. V. Frye, Lone Rock, was elected president of the county Schoolmasters club at its first meeting this year last week Wednesday evening at the Algona hotel, Supt. Eldon Ravlin, of Wesley, was made secretary-treasurer. Following the election a repori was given by County Supt. Shirley on the inter-county teachers meeting to be held here next Tuesday As heretofore announced, teachers in the grades will meet at the local high school building, while high school teachers will attend a meeting at Britt, The meetings will be for all teachers in Koseuth, Winnebago, and Hancock counties. , Schedules for the baseball season and the basketball seasons were made out. Dates for the boys' county basketball tournament are February 2^3-4-6. Girls' tournaments 'will, as usual, be held in the North and South Ends, with finals February 6 at the time of the boys' finals. There was a qliscussion of the teachers' proposed retirement' an* nuity program which is expected to come before the state legislature this winter. Sister Mary Bernadine, adviser for the local "Academy Ripples," has received word from Quill and Scroll, International Honorary Society for high school journalism, that the "Ripples" has won outstanding honors in the 1938 critical service. In a letter, ..Edward Nell, executive secretary of Quill and Scroll, says the judges of this year's service, under auspices of the Medill School of Journalism, Chicago, recognized the "Ripples" as an outstanding achievement and bestowed on it an International first- place award. Mr. Nell commented most favorably on. the achievements of last year's staff. News writing, copyreading, and editing scored highest in excellence. Other departments which rated ' "exceptional excellence' were editorial, news coverage features, sports writing, and the make-up. Since the "Ripples" . first ap peared in'printed form a year ago it is justly proud of this distinct tion, and to the present staff i is both gratifying and encouraging. To the class of '38, which firs launched forth the Ripples.in its printed form, it will be a pleasan memory. Mary Godden, '38, has been high ly commended for generous effort pertinent to the present, success o the publication. WISCONSIN WASHOUTS GOMPELMAIL DETOUR The west-bound morning Sioux on the Milwaukee has been arriv ing hours late during the las week, arriving at about 11:30, I is due at 6:12 a. m. The delay ia the result of th heavy rains of a week 'ago am trouble with the roadbed between Madison and Boscobel, \fis( where the main line hae been under several feet of water from N OT MANY WILL SEE water on the Des Moines river as high again as, it was last week-end wben this picture was taken ehbwihr ttartiigh' water"swirling only'inches from the bridge f loo: north of town. Other flood pictures appear on pages six and seven The water is now going down rapidly. SPEAKERS AT GGC TOUR DAY MEETING HERE Gilchrist Tells of Drainage Camp Legislation. The annual tour day dinner of the Bancroft CCC camp, held at the Congregational church yesterday noon, was attended by a senator, ex-senator, congressman, 12 members of the Ames state college faculty, and other notables, •who spoke briefly during an after- dinner program. Of particular interest ie the fact hat Senator Guy M. Gillette, of iherokee, and Senator L. J. Dicknson, of Algona, sat across the able from each other, and during he dinner and talks had more han a little fun joshing each oth- ir about their respective candida- ies. ;,, Congressman Gilchrist Speaks. Congressman F. C. Gilchrist, of Laurens, only a seat away, also came! in for some of the fun. Mr. Gilchrist was called upon to speak "irst and he said mid-westerners rad been asleep for years and were now only beginning to wake up to ;onditions. For years farmers in ;he far west had obtained irrigation by demanding it from the government. In the midwest the land was drained by the farmers' own money. Some months ago a proposal was made to do away with, drainage camps, though retaining - irrigation camps, and Mr. OFFICERS ARE CHOSEN FOR 3 H,S, CLASSES \ Freshmen are Not to Elect Till Better Acquainted. . Principal John G. McDowell, who had oversight of class elections in high school last week, reports the following results: , Seniors—Jerone Nielsen, president; Jean Murtagh, vice; Mary Lee Nugent, secretary-treasurer. Juniors—Jack Chrischilles, president; Millard Mitchell, vice; Mildred ' Richardson secretary;, Howard Sarchet, treasurer. Sophomores — Donald REGIONAL MEET OF T, BJSS'N HELD A regional meeting of the state tuberculosis association was held at Forest City last week Wednesday, with Marguerite Pfeffer, C. Kammemier, and Dr. Charles K, McCarthy, functioning: heads of the organization, in charge. Results of last year's sales were discussed, and plans for increasing;! this year's sale were laid. A movie on hospitalization of a tubercular mother was impressive. Early care made possible by T. B. seal funds saved this mother for her family. Money collected in Kossuth from seal sales in 1937 was partly used to defray the expenses of a nurse .Gilchrist recalled the fight he and a group of mid-western congressmen and senators waged to keep the drainage camps. Mr. Gilchrist drew on ancient times to illustrate hie points, Tae. Romans built h.Usre' public build- who went into 180 homes county where there was in or the had Ward, man's part; territory; trade Engine Generator Arrives. The huge generator for the new power engine at the city light " « i i_, A ,] HlTn«f3A<tr oadbed was washed away, but de- our of the Sioux was ordered. The detour takes the train south as far as Savanna, 111., and Dubu- lue, which is considerably out of he way. Trainmen say that some if. the roadbed over this route ia ,oft and that trains are being run. n places at only 30 and 40 miles an hour, whereas Sioux makes 60 to Major Saul Speak* ( on Czechoslovakia Major Leslie T. Saul spoke before the Hampton Rotary club Wednesday (yesterday) on the iCzecboslovakian situation. He spoke on the same subject last •week Wednesday at a Winnebago county. Legion meeting at Buffalo Center. Fred Timm, Jpcal tel- we ^ , ephone manager, accompanied the plant arrived Monday and | Major to Hampton, which is the been put in place. Asan* credits. Officers nop£> £.^— fa-ftf of ^ big enlarge turn-out so that » ««"LJJ* |j ae is \ gv progressing rapidly, *iJ? nf oil onlnions on the various JMWS w "* *;. ? - oj . f r , ftl , una Chamber of Commerce work. end it te expected that; trial runs will be made within a week. JUtUTvv — .ft-.' •*—j -»—.• There are three PflSt students in the l«^} ft'" Edna Mae WH, typiBS 6an4; Mary . ^eralfisf W leac|j W^^IWtl f~ --—- - ^'^g^f^i^^ t " V^\s ^*5f" 1 '' 1 Timm old home town. enali to Ileuses to wed have been Jssuec to Albert Fosnaugb, Algona, ?5eta Qiddiugs, Bwt; Roy M. Truesdell Lfcsaer, bott^ p? Austin Harpld L. Ason, WK. Ofifeorn. bo$ he Wisconsin river. It is tnown here whether some of not the ordinarily 70 mph. the The east-bound evening train leaving Algona at 7:57 has been keeping ^egular schedule here» but has doubtless been similarly delayed after leaving Iowa. president; Kenneth Brandow, vies; Willis Mitchell, secretary-treasurer. . The 'junior class separated the offices of secretary and treasurer because of the extra work connected with the junior-senior. banquet in the spring. The freshmen will not elect till mid-term. This lets them get acquainted, particularly the rural students with the town students. The' freshman class, as 1 usual, is largest, with 113 students. The 10th grade has 105 enrollees; the' juniors, 102; the seniors, 99. Fifteen pupils were tried out last week for cheer leaders. In these preliminary trials the number of candidates was cut to 7. Then at a special assembly Friday afternoon, with these seven leading the cheering, the student body narrowed the choice to Betty Merritt, Buby Turner, Joan Stevenson, Mary Jane Neville, and Orville Bakken, who will serve for the year. been a tubercular patient All who had been exposed.were tested and x-rayed. County officers are: chairman, Mrs. Robert Larson, Algona; secretary, Mrs. Mary Woodward, of Whlttemore; treasurer, Mrs. J. W. Little, Algona; chairman for North End, Mrs. R. S. Minkel, Swea City; rural chairmen, Mrs. Eleanor Potter, Irvlngton, and Mrs. Ha Huff, Plum Creek, . : H..B. White is president of the ermanent county organization, nd Dr. J. N. Kenefick and Antoiu- tte Bonnstetter are on the advis- ry committee. Burt Girl at Home From 7 Mos. Abroad Florence Rash, Chicago, got home September 9 from a eevea- months stay in England, and she is now visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs, R. W. Rash, Burt, till September 28. She made the trip with her, employers, Professor -and. Mrs. Jaffie, Chicago', as nurse tor the three Jaffie children. Mlse Rath says tb*t trip down the St. Lawrence on the way home was just as thrilling as the ocean trip. She is the tkst of the 1936 J3urt' high 'school .graduates to cross the Atlantic. K. 0, Picuic^is Planmed. The local council of the of Columbiw will have an picnic for members and f i 'Dick* Tours Today in Hancock County A political dodger mailed from Britt announces a tour of Hancock county tpday by Senator Dickinson. It will start at Cor- With.at 9 a, m. and include Kanawha, Goodeill, Klemme, Garner rystal Lake, Woden, and Britt Tonight there will be a republican rally, at the Britt coliseum, and Mr. Dickinson will speak. The tour and rally are sponsored by the Hancock county republican central committee. • The dodger says: "Mr. Dickinson is conduct ing a campaign of personal con tact,'and will not have a caravan but will travel alone with a driv |ff." / ' Thirty-Eigbt* Year Begun. J4rt weelf " " lainfall Jumps to 10 Ins, in 20 Days The weather man gave north owa a touch of real fall weather ver the week-end by letting the mercury drop to 42 degrees Sun- ay, and on to 38 Monday morning, hich was pretty close to frost; ut Tuesday and yesterday were armer. More ; rainfall amounted o .48 inch last week Wednesday, .2 inch Saturday, and .02 inch unday and this brought the total or the month thus far to 10,02 nches, which is "some rainfall," 'he record for the week follows: Program Jfere , . , Supt. Otto B. Laing reports that ?«y«r vdUwtmw an all day program ia planned, for fclglj, senfloj audjorium ?7th yea/, and .tWe week's is ' Saturday, October 1,-teachers and students i» ^nitt-^tuKto fepme_ w e,ue ig No. 1 of Yol, '$8. PAuner w ui be served at e,n.t puWJshejr win ieptember :._—-_ 73 September 15 62 eptember 16 _-i^_— 69 57 .48 Watei 1 ihtO Rome. Longevity is also true of the Egyptian pyramids. Public buildings deteriorate, but upbuilding of the ground is always of service. <,. Also Gillette and "Dick." ^* 'Mr. Gilchrist was followed by Senator Gillette and Senator Dickinson, who both spoke briefly, approving drainage projects, and each having political fun at the expense of the other. George F. Boyd, assistant chief of the bureau of agricultural engineering at Washington, D. C., said the need of drainage had been rather forcibly impressed upon him by his trip to Algona. He had left Washington the preceding morntng at 4; 30 a. m., intending to be in Algona at 6 a. m. yesterday. However his train was delayed five hours by high water, and as he rode along he could see field after field of corn with standing water. Early Drainage Recalled. D. L. Leffert, of Algona, one of the first drainage engineers in the county, told a few of the experiences in early days of some 80 years ago. He cited surveyor's records of 1854 in which the description of the land was, "Black soil, wet; will never be fit for cultivation." John G. Button, of Milwaukee, Wis., engineer in charge of the district office for four states, spoke briefly, praising the work of the Bancroft and Clarion camps. Bancroft had the first camp established, and the first donated article in the whole U. S. was a drag line in Kossuth. Mr. Sutton said the main problem for the future is cleaning main ditches and keeping them open; Visitors are Introduced, Among others introduced were George Godfrey and the Ames delegation, members of the boards of supervisors of Wright, Winnebago, Palo Alto, Hamilton and Kossuth counties, E. V, Pierce, P. J. £ohlh,aas and some other visitors. W, E, McDonald, Kossuth euparvi- September 17 60 '48 50 42 38 40 .12 .03 September 18 __„ ----- 51 September 19 ________ 62 September, 20 --~. — *•- 69 More Greens at links. Work on two new greens for the Country club was started Monday. The No. 3 green waj? plowed up and will be rebuilt, and No, 9 will also be revamped this fait Seed- ng of bent grass will be done as soon as the work is finished, and it is hoped that both greens will be ready for play next spring. sor, was toastmaster. The, Bancroft camp liehed in 1935, and was estab- has cleared 3,210,536 square yards, of ground, requiring 46.456 "man" days; ea- cavated 2,225,993 cubic yards, requiring 15,476 man days; and laid 64,343 lineal feet of tile 9674 man days. The tour following the noon gram took in 21 projects, ending with supper at, and. inspection of, the Bancroft camp. Buy s Home at Tuo*o«u Mrs. P. J. Cljrtstenfen,, a V ^5W ttl0ra, l\ % $fa*R$i%'M} street from the campu^.

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