Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on November 17, 1938 · Page 1
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ot touch nre- rrt t>art of week, latter _wft, not Ittdtcated. ALGONA, IOWA, THURSDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 17, 1938 10 Pages 80 Columns Number 9 PERINTENDENT IS NAMED ifefeinson Sees Investigation of AAA Election Influences IESONLYIN MITORYIN IfilHERNIOWA cks Votes; Finds |00,000 Counties for Gillette. Abilities of a U. S. senate ,probe into.'the vote on flV the eighth and ninth EBtonal districts ^ was indl- fresterday by former Senator Mckinson, who Is. - charging i reelection of Senator Gil"purchased" by ..AAA [ gent into these two districts ad of the election. the election returns avily toward credence for lory, these two districts, D "second district, being the fcree out of the nine in Iowa [lllette carried, the other six having been carried by in. irns of official canvass made 1 by the boards of supervi- i the state had .not yet been Id by state headquarters of [candidate up to last night. izpected that complete offl- ures will not'lie available lUM/t ' ;,'.''' [How Districts Voted. i basis of complete'official announced last week 'morning, Dickinson car- I counties, or a majority of nty in the 99 counties of fcte. He also carried six of toe congressional! districts. itrict vote majorities follow: lijoritles for Dickinson. TALE OF TWO FIVE DOLLAR BILLS AND A MAID OF ALGONA Even the most Kond-imtnr- ed person has n "bad luck" day once in uwliile, and Lulu lliienhold, the jolly K irl down at the Grecnliou.sas, had hor's Tuesday. Lulu's father hud given her two five dollar bills and two halves, and told her to go demit and pay tlie express bill. When she got into the car, she tilanuncd the door too hard, breaking a window glass "into n million pieces." Luckily, sho escaped Injury except, a cut forefinger on the left hand. But that wasn't all, for after she got to the express office she found that the two "fives" were gone and that all she had with her was two "halves." Followed a frenzied search all of the way home. The money wasn't in her purse, it wasn't in the car, It wasn't at the office, It wasn't at the house. Finally she found the darned hills, one flirting with the flying leaves on the paving, the other In peaceful repose under an evergreen tree. Lulu explains, "It must have hecn the wind." COUNTY FLOWER CLUB OFFICERS FOHS NAMED New President to Be Mrs. C. C. Smith, of Burt. By Eleanor Fraser. Mrs. C. C. Smith, Burt, was el- _„__ , ected president o£ the county Flow- I time they lived at Irvington, fater er dug at a monthly meeting Mon- I moving to Bancroft. They moved day in the assembly room at the to Burt in 1895. Algona library. Fourteen mem-1 There are four living children: H. A, WHITEHILL PASSES AT BURT ON ELECTION DAY At Burt, where he had lived 43 years,' H. A. Whitehill died last week Tuesday, after a long last sickness. He was born at Groton, Vt., on January 1, 1853, and if he had lived, to see the approaching New Year would have been 86. Mr. Whitehill's parents moved to Wisconsin when he was six. When he was 20 he located at Irvington. On March 3, 1878, he was married to Ada Cooper Tasker, and for a bora attended, and Mrs. Harry Bode, 1!)38 president, presided. Mrs. T. H. Holmes, Algona was elected first vice-president; the Rev. Mr. Doms, second -vice-president, to represent Burt; Mrs. H. B. Woodward, third'vice-president, to represent Whittemore; Mrs. Win. Weisbrod, fourth vice-president, to represent Fenton, Mrs. Paul Wille was named secretary- treasurer. Roll Call on Gardens. Roll call was on What I Have Lewis T., San Diego, Calif.; Mrs. J. M. Blanchard, Lone Rock; Claude M. and Mrs. L. J. Johnson. One daughter, Mabel, is dead. Mrs. Whitehill survives. There are 16 grandchildren grandchildren. vey, is living. and ten great- One brother, Har- Attending the funeral from out- of-town were Mr. and Mrs. Earl Price, Prairie du Sac, Wis.; Harvey Whitehill, Floodwood, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. John Sones, Sutherland; Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Blanch- Had in My Garden for Which I Am * rd ! O J, i1n .L Mr< ftnd Mrs ' J ' M> Hul " LIQUOR SALES FOR OCTOBEB UF: $6859 Algona state liquor stores sales for October' mounted to $6859.49. Thankful. Mrs. Smith said she was thankful to have got through the season without losing any evergreens. The average survival expectancy of evergreens is only 40 pet., she said. The club voted to allow not to exceed $10 for premiums (not including cost of ribbons) for a tulip show which the -club-will hold---in- May. burt, Glidden. FEGHNER HAT SHOP GIVEN REMODELING flat Shop' has been /un-. dergping a decided change in appearance in the last two weeks. A Iowa garden clubs. lUllbonrdg Opposed. _, , . , . 0 After discussion of billboards, This may be compared with Sep- Mrs _ Bode appointed Glen Raney letter from Mrs. Carl Kennedy, Fort Dodge, was read, invit- new amethyst - shade, porcelain- ing the club to federate with the enamel front has been built in ., tember sales amounting to $6,170.- to confel . with Representative m 7 h "'.T" rlct _______ 7,868 81. Bancroft sales also showed a Kohlhaaa about a bm to control maftogany. riot .___,__ 3,280 roared rise for October: $4357.08 GrecUon of billboards. modernistic design, and set in chromium aluminum strips. New light fixtures, with silver chromium finish, have been* installed, and the woodwork is refinished in let 3,737 ict 3,284 Irict 4,125 prict .__ 7,740 for Gillette. [strict 2,905 (strict __•___ 12,587 ptrict ^—•___ 17,331 " he-Dp of Districts. [second district cpnsists of "miles iu east central Iowa ludes Dubuquei Clinton, penport, traditional, "wet" 'tic counties, also' Cedar .traditionally republican. eighth district, of which li la a part and. waa contri- |°t 2075 votes to a majorlt} ! e «e, is mainly agrlcultur- 1 wone and Fort Dodge as Marge towns. A curious *tlve fact la tha,t Gllchrlst, tor congress', carried it ,l by a lar S° majority. |nnth district consists of ties, with Sioux City and 7 county largely a con• factor. This northwest lo- ''ct begins with Clay and " counties. be AAA Checks. toe eighth and ninth dis- Ulch received most in AAA and have had the strongest organizations in point of in the various agricultural check-up mad? at Dlck- KMquaners, it was dlscov- «t Dickinson lost every living $100,000 or more i if !£ 8 - but ' won •«« oth - pis district. ClOes in Districts, ?t district cpnists of > in southeastern Iowa, uty, Burlington, and •L?f largest cities. . [Third District, in east-cent- nas Marshalltown and J s big towns, with ten district, 12 counties tern Iowa, nas Mason against $3813.15 for September. The October increase 'was = eral throughout the state, perhaps committee" because of cooler weather " r Iowa, has the ci Ot* n, District, six counties low a, is dpmiJwted^Dy D ^ trlc t, 13 n Io *»» *» Bluffcj. .wa 91 Hope, toaon, reeling frp w the ing body heating via stimulants. 60cia ti ous O f the county and offer The state total for Septemoer was ass i stance - O f the club in problems $862,939.87, and for October, $986,- jot beautifying the grounds. 332.07. The next meeting of the club Mhe new Livermore store did a' will ^e on the second MOuday in large business for a small town: February. September, $3475.46; October, $4,-: * 148.72. Sales at the new West Bend' store aggregated $1,982.95 in September and $2287.21 in October. At Eagle Grove sales consistently run rather low, considering the size of the town's population: September: $2810.14; October, $3,429.42. At Bmmetsburg the figures were $6,563 und $7,292 respectively. Britt reported $3,148 and $3733; Garner, $3,500 and $3,710. Mrs. Ann Fechner,- owner of the „,, _ ,, _, , ... „ shop, now plans to have the inter? h ^?^L. D ^L a 4 tet 5 e0 ^i^ papered in soft green, with ntea on a gatln strlps _ A wrdught-iron rail J! ^ aser as ,is to be placed at the back of the chairman, to contact cemetery as-, rtisnlnv Wln(1n w and an nour. Drunk Steals Auto; Owner Lets Him Go After 2-Hr. Search Irvington, Nov. 15—L. E. Colwell, who was at Livermore on a business mission one evening last week, found his ear missing when he was ready at 9 oclock to leave for home. He thought at first that someone was playing a joke on him, so made a search, but could not find it. After two hours he summoned, officers, and the car was finally found at the edge of town. A Lu Verne man well on way to Intoxication was asleey behind the wheel and the motor running. Mr Colwell believes the fellow had been driving, most of the Both" squads "will have to time, for the gas tank, which was al q ... we]1 fll , ed when Ml . Cohvell pa rk _ ed it, was almost empty. After waking and ousting the intruder, good-hearted Mr. Colwell let him Fifty Boys Aspire to the B. B. Quint Coach Lawrence Findley reports that 50 boys have reported so far this week for basketball practice and that 30 more boys have reported for the wrestling team, which is under direction of Coach Hideto be cut down this week-end to let the coaches have smallo/ groups to work with. Bruce Miller suffered an injured knee Monday evening in first basketball practice, and will be out of the game indefinitely. Last year's lettermen are Junior Long, Roger and Devine. LeRoy Lee, Michel, Wesley Schultz,' and Hicks have seen some service and will be leading material 'for the first-string team. Mercury Gets Down to 17 Sunday Night , Temperatures now show the approach of real winter. Sunday being the coldest day of tne fall BO far, the mercury only to 37 in the daytime and sliding to 17 at night FpJlowing is the record for the week: November 9 November 10 J* •kt n-ViSlM 1 1 — *** November 11 November 12 <>9 November 13 — *' November 14 *£ November 15 58 27 " 54 36 32 35 24 17 18 38 Speaker Here From _•"• Sunday Dr. John P, Hantla, supe. ; lnten- R«« tt3*SSTw& ^55^88*^ tt^W.«U8SB iF&SSJr ^^^'ffiStir^thpdist church ' towm & t9 &&toi i^gwrw .with chromium finish will be in-' stalled above the entrance. Even | hat bags are to harmonize with i the color scheme of the decorations. H. R. Cowan and Son -did the work, and Harold Cowan designed the front. Mrs. Fechner has operated tho shop 17 years, and she started work in the shop ten years before that, or in 1911. . Mrs. Hattie Phillips has been in shop employ eight years, .and she managed it one and one-half years while Mrs. 5*echner was in poor health. Botsford's Bowlers Still Holding Lead The Botsford team will still lead the. bowling league if it wins this week, but the Farmers ara close behind, and the Sliver Gray is only two games behind. Titonka also has a chance, for it -has as many wins as Botsford, though three games behind in the lost column, Standings up to yesterday were; •.:.•' ' jo free. Child Injured in Elevator .Hoist Burt, Nov. 16—Doctor Clapsaddle was called to the Walter Goche home near Bancroft • Friday morning, where the three-year-old son had been caught in the hoist of an elevator and received serious abdominal injuries and lacerations, The C. I. Mansmiths, Bancroft, Fred Dorseys, Ledyard, and Philip Puffers, Coi'with, were Sunday dinner guests at the George Manus lome. Mr.' and Mrs. Harvey Rath, .Irvington, called on Burt friends Monday. Mrs. Rose Schryver, who had been spending several weeks here, returned to Denver, Colo., Sunday. Three Permits to Wed, Only thre licenses to, wed have been Issued in the last week, .f> bring the total for the month to 18 in the first 15 days. New licenses were issued to Arthur Schiltz, or Bancroft, Lucille Cosgrove, Wesley; Edward Six, Rippey. LleJloyn Thomas, Lu Verne; Fred 0. Banwart, West Bend, Eva L. Barber, of Rutland. Insurance Meet. . . D." Paxson, secretary pf tbs County Mutual, attended a of « tornado insurance cq Des Moines Tuesday, an.4 Botsford 15 Farmers , ——— 16 Silver Gray 14 Titouka- —— 15 Nick's i- -.13 Wesley 11 Courthouse i _ 8 J. C. C.. — 7 Lu Verne — 7 Burt - , :--- 5 6 8 7 9 8 13 13 14 17 16 Three Schools are Planning Programs This is the season pf rural «chool basket socials and programs, and three are announced. Vera Carlson, No, 6, Portland, will present her pupils in a program next Monday evening, and following the program, lunches will be sold. Etta Bacon, Cresco No. 2, announces a Thanksgiving program and lunch at her schoolhouse Tuesday evening, and Marjorie Turner, Ramsey, No. 7, announces another Thanksgiving program lor next Wednesday evening at 7:30 at her schopl- house, where a turkey will be glv- en away, -*• Veterinarians Hold Get-Together Here The* North Central Iowa Veterinarian association had ft 6:30 dinner Friday evening at the Al- gp^a hQtel, and dpptors, with, their wives, Attended. Pr, J. • F. Koen, gtpra t-ake. 'presided at what Is recprted to, .have been the as$p• " ' b^^'meeting. Ftoweri u$r Kljfc' tjlnff/tva'HnY^g W6]*6 fiSJCtt the meetif DOLLIVER IS ARMISTICE DAYJPEAKER Lauds Legion Record; in Development of Americanism. By Eleanor 1'ra.ser. That the American Legion has developed into the most stabilizing 'actor in American life today, was the assertion oE James I. Dolliver, Fort Dodge attorney, past state commander, speaker at the annual Armisitice day banfluet ierved to 64 Kossuth World war •eterans by Hagg Post Auxiliary women Friday night. The Legion is also the most cosmopolitan organization in Amerca, declared Mr. Dolliver, in that it includes members of every profession, occupation, social stratum, and political party. Mr. Dolliver, remarking that he 'elt that Legionnaires were entitled to make merry on Armis;ice day, told a story about an Blderly lady who asked a policeman in Miami to stop the Legionnaires who were celebrating IE rational convention there. The po- iceman answered, "Lady, a man n Germany who tried to stop those men 15 years ago is now sawing ivood in Holland!" Legion Helps Veterans. The first task of the Legion af- ;er organization was to help vet- srans back to normal life. Rehab- litation of disabled veterans, and relief of their distressed dependents, is still a large part of the Legion and Auxiliary programs. Another important part of the program, which Mr. Dolliver stressed, .is fostering high ideals born of loyalty to the country and expressed through' patriotic service to community, state, and nation. The Legion owes it to the next generation to preserve for them the high,ideals of liberty and freedom which this country represents, the speaker said. The Boys' State department of the Legion this year, deparment of the Legion this year, is an outstanding example of the Legion's efforts to meet the obligation, and already it is generally acknowledged to be one of the finest achievements in Americanism 'originated in recent years. Junior baseball, now reaching 500,000 boys, and .300 Boy Scout troups sponsored by Legion posts to instill in the next generation the principles of Americanism are other examples. Retiring Commander Speaks. Doctor Nugent, retiring local commander, in introductory remarks, expressed appreciation of the co-operation, of members of the Post had given him during his term. :He.also urged ever man eligible to membership in the Legion to take advantage of the opportunity to serve the organization and through it the community, the state, and the nation. Legionnaire Marshall Brown, of Cedar Rapids, was introduced. Among men answering roll call of past commanders of Hagg Post were: L. E, Linnan, 1923; A. E. Kresensky, 1926; M. G. Norton, 1927; W. H. Godden, 1928; M. H. Palkenhainer, 1929; H. M, Smith, 1931;-and G. D. Brundage, 1933; M- J- Streit, 1934; J. L. Momyer, 1935; D. C, Hutchison, 1936. Fifteen in County Driving New Autos Only fifteen new automobiles have been sold in Kossuth so far this month: Peter Troff, Ledyard, L. W. Hauptmon and Ben G. Studer, Wesley, Fred E. Beerman, Ervin Gerber, Algona, and William Fisher, Fenton, Chevrolets; Edna Gilmore, M. H. Falkenhainer, H. M. Olson, Elmer Cook, Algona, and Hiram Boeckholt, Titonka, Fords; Pioneer seed-corn company, Algona, and Walter Peterson, of Lu- Verne, Plymoutbs; Dr. P. V. Janse, Algona, Studebaker; Banker William Boyken, Titonka, Buick. Start New School Gym; Graettinger Cowan & Son began work last week- on the new $25,000 addition tp the Graettinger school to house a gymnasium and auditorium. The building will be 82x75, and will have a basement only sufficient for dressing -rooms for the gymnasium. The work is done under a PWA contract, and completion depends upon the weather. Annual Banquet Dated, The annual county boys' and girls' 4-H banquet will be held at the Lone Rock high school Monday evening, November" 28, The, Presbyterian Auxiliary women there wil} begin serving at 6.30. Fojjr-H'ers whp pjan to attend ere tp inform the county agent or tha home demonstration agent by this week Saturday,. ^ '' |nnior Chamber Tonight. The Junior Chiamber pf Commerce meets tonight at 8 at the Le g 199 baU, with Jack Prajer is fijnftycj'A QT DjrOSrftJKU Mtenx |h|jft r ft BJ tg«.A£M^ TW ¥$ $r* T i POP! WENT THE PHEASANT! HpHREE FEMININE HUNTERS got their limit in pheasants j near -*- Titonka over the week-end. Lsft to right there are Maxine anil Lucille Peterson, Titonka, and Opal Meyer, AOlgona. This picture is from Sunday's Des Moines Register. BLAZE WRECKS SECOND STORY OF RJ,, DEPOT Home of Rock Island ent, Livermore, is Ruined. Ag€ Livermore, Nov. 16—The Rock Island station apartment here was practically ruined by fire and smoke Tuesday afternoon, when a The Mrs. Swunson' whose home was ruined in this fire is the Advance-Upper Des Moines correspondent at Liv- erinore, and she wrote this story herself. CLASS PLAYS TO BE STAGED BY JUNIORS OF 2 SCHOOLS HERE Algoniuns and others who may be interested will hay« two opportunities this week-end to encourage school pupils by attending junior class plays. -At the high school tomorrow nigiit will be presented a murder trial entitled "the Night of January 10," and at the academy Sundn.v night the attraction 1 will be "The Yellow Shadow." Particulars were given in Tuesday's Upper Des Moines. The news policy of the two Algona papers forbids repetition. BURT GIRL SHOT IN LEG WHILE HUNTING Burt, Nov. 17 — Mary Beth, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Coffin, blaze spread from a clothes closet over the freight room. Agent ani Mrs. Swanson had lived in the apartment 23 years. What caused the fire is not ,.,•,„ ,. * • ... ,. , known. First warning came when was accidentally shot in the cailf of Mrs. Swanson, who was in the din- ? h « le & Sunday afternoon by her ng room, heard an explosion. At. f *^ r - ^^ Beth and Dorothy first she thought it was a shot from MocD . on ? ldt _ nad ac ,, c ° mp ^ nled a gun. Then, hearing a crackling C °" m J: 0 the corn fl , eld ?£ ter . t . noise, she went to a bedroom off an ' s - The y were S° l ng through the Mr< the dining room closet afrie and found the one girl on ether side of Mr. Coffin, when Dorothy scared up a Fire extinguishers from the of- rabbit. Mary Beth started to cross fice below and from the North over to Dorothy just as Mr. Coffin shot at the rabbit. She was taken to the doctor for treatment and later to the hospital in Algona, where part of the shots were extracted. She was given a shot for lockjaw prevention. Mary Beth is a senior in high school. Monday she was still suffering from shock. [pwa Grain elevator used, and the town office were firemen responded quickly. Tho building .was saved, though the whole interior was ruined. The office and the waiting room were undamaged except by water and smoke. The freight house cell- ing was badly damaged, holes being burned through frorai rooms above. Some windows are out. Ail clothing of Mr. Swanson was destroyed except what he was wearing, and Mrs. Swanson lost all wearing apparel except two dresses and a coat in another closet. All furniture in the bedroom and kitchen was lost. Other furniture, etc., not destroyed was so badly damaged by smoke that little can be salvaged. The Swanson losses were partly covered by insurance. * — Doan Farmer Loses Thumb in Accident Doan, Nov. 15—Andrew Hanssn lost his right thumb at the first loint Friday while he was helping elevate corn at George Johnson's. He was holding a chain, attached .0 a tractor, and when the tractor was unexpectedly started the chain tightened suddenly and the thumb was caught. Mr. Hansen suffered great pain at first, but is now improving. His wife is the former Agatha Oaughlin, Algona, and they have one child, a daughter five D h B asantB ar s old. This was Mr. Hansen's, °_ ner f e jj^ nt8 'r second accident in four months. J^*, He was helping make hay at Johnson's In August, when he stepped Nine Algonians at Livermore Dinner Nine members of the Algona Masonic lodge attended the annual past masters night banquet at Corwith Tuesday. They are W. G. McCullougb, J. A. Browne!!, George St. John, Fred Anderson, H. L. Hardenburg, D. D. Monlux, A. W. Behrends, Dr. S. W. Meyer, and B. E. Norton. There were 85 in attendance at the turkey dinner, and work in the third degree was given by the past masters. The lodge was organized 41 years ago, has its hall paid for, and has 90 members. Mr. Anderson was the fifth master. Former members from 10 towns were in attendance. Ninety-Five in Day Get Hunting Papers Bounty Recorder J. J. Dooley reports 130 hunting licenses sold at his office from November 7 to the 14th. The heaviest sale was on Saturday, first day of open season when 95 licenses recorder has 21 the county who not yet been heard from, G, U, POLLARD, NEBRASKAN,TO START DEC, 15 Selected by Council After Visit to the Home Town. <;. U. Pollard, of Tecumseh, Neb., was chosen as new superintendent of the city light and water plant by the city council in a special meeting Tuesday eyeaing. Mr. Pollard had been under consideration with two or three other candidates for some weeks, and his selection was approved by the entire council. Two members of the council made a special visit to the towns of the major candidates, and found on investigation that both were of equal standing in their home communities. Mr. Pollard was well liked and his ability as city superintendent praised at Tecumseh. Tecnmseh Regrets Loss. Businessmen were unanimous in expressing regret that he had decided to leave the town, where he had been superintendent for seven years, and recommendations were 100 per cent favorable. Mr. Pollard some time ago decided to leave Nebraska territory because of inroads by high-line companies on the municipal plants. Cheap power from dams and huge plants threatened the existence of small home-controlled plants, and Mr. Pollard did not desire to become a mere cog in a.huge organization, enforcing the dictates of superiors at a distance from his base of operation. Mr. Pollard has had 20 years experience in city electrical and water departments and in general supervision of city's affairs. He is about, 39 years old, is married, and the Pollards have three children. New Superintendent Experienced. It is not known just--when he will come to Algona,-.but•>he expected to wind up his job at Ta- cumseh between the 1st and 15th of December and come directly to Algona to take up his duties here. Since the sudden death of J W Kelly October 1 the city's affairs have been handled by members of the council, Mayor Specht, and the city force generally, in an efficient manner. It is a tribute to the memory of Mr. Kelly that the organization he had built up during the many years he was superintendent, carried on the work without a hitch. Wise, forehanded purchases of supplies kept the city force supplied with necessities during the period when other conditions might have^ caused distress. Baptists from Six Towns Hold Forum Here Monday Night A forum in which the Baptist churches at Algona, Bancroft, Swea'City, Corwith, Renwick, and Curlew took part was held at the local church Monday evening. The event opened with 6:30 dinner. The Rev. and Mrs. Harold I. Frost, missionaries home on furlough from Balasore, Bengal Orissa, India, were present, and Mr. Frost spoke on his work in India since 1911. The Rev. B. H. Ward, state director of promotion, conducted a forum on "the church functioning m fellowship" in which members from all the churches took part. Pastors attending were F, C. Volzke, Algona; John Patten, Bancroft; R, P. Brownleewe, Swea City; Paul Williams, Corwith; E. F. Thompson, Renwick; and John Meyers, Curlew. Each pastor brought a large delegation, and some 150 persons attended the meeting. Barn-Garage Goes in Flames Tuesday Fire destroyed the two-story barn-garago at G. D. Shumway'e Tuesday afternoon in a spectacular blaze that attracted a good-sized crowd. The fire was discovered shortly after 3 o'clock, and had gotten such a start that It was inv nossible to save the building, only the studding remaining. How It •Harted is not known, but it Is believed nearby burning leaves were p anned or blown by a strong southeast wind. •*• into $ fox hole and broken ankle. * suffered a Football Feast is Set for Nov. 22nd Reservations for 68 plates have been made for the annual football banquet next Tuesday evening at the high eehopl gymnasium,. The seniors' mothers will serve, with Mre Alfred Schultz as general chairman- Besides the football team, guests will be Sheriff Casey L^pss, fhe Algona doctors, members «l fh£ •" " sants must have been plentiful around Swea City, as the depositor there has had ^ heavy sale. Mrs, HicU H, D. A., Renamed Historian "Mjrs Ruth Seaton Ricks, county home demonstration agent, was re-elepted state historian pf. the Iowa H, D, A. association a} annual meeting last week " an,4 Tuesday at Ames.. " \Brpwn --• ' Old Bank Records to Be Destroyed 'Records of the Fenton gtate bank and the People's Savings bank, of St. Benedict, both pf which crashed during the depres- «i»n, were ordered destroyed ')>y Judge F, Q. Davidson in order* filijd Monday. The bankj;, affairs have been closed now | for a 'od of more- than five yea?»i the records, stored Ja tbe atttc , the courthouse, con$^tu£eijr» fif$t,, • r haaard.- - • , v ,.. ;.. •' t*. ( The latest pi$ure; In-a Ba . _ 9* j"™*.'

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