Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on February 7, 1939 · Page 6
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 6

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 7, 1939
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PAGE SIX FOUR ALARMS GIVE FIREMEN BUSY WEEK-END Blazes in Roofs and Old Elevator are Extinguished. KOSQtTTtt COttNTY. AftVAfrCB, AJLQOfrA, IOWA REWRITES Uriefs summarizing principal news in Tuesday's Upper DCS Molnes. The firemen answered four alarms between last week Tuesday and Sunday. Three roof fires were speedily quenched, and a fire in an elevator office was brought under- control before it had a chance to spread to the near by elevator. For the fifth time, fire broke out Tuesday In the former J. E. Moulds house, an apartment building, once the home of the Prank Vicoulins, by whom it was built. This time the northwest side of the roof was fired, evidently by .jparks from a chimney. The new fire truck had little more than stopped in front of the house, before two firemen were ni the roof, after having stood a ladder against the side wall and hence hanpine another ladder over the ridge of the front gable. 1'Mreman Work Fast. Wnlcr from a small guago hose attached to the truck tank was' 'rained on the fire, and burning ihiiiKles were cut with an axe. So 'Uiekly did the men work that •vlthin ten minutes, the fire was completely quenched. One of the previous five firas in 'he history of the Moulds house iroke out in the cellar, when the •veather was so cold that water on the nozzle of the fire THREE CANDIDATES for mayor are out. The city election is to be held March 27. Mayor C. F. Specht is a candidate, and D. D. Monlux and Leighton Mlsbach are also in the race. Mr. Mlsbach served four years on the council. Mr. Monlux is a newcomer in city | politics. All of the present coun- I oilmen are also up. for reelection; .1. F. Overmyer, fourth ward; Frank Kohlhaas, third ward; H. M. Harris, second ward; AV. E. Hawcott, first ward; Alwin Huenhold and W. A. White, at large. Nomination papers for other candidates ' must be filled between February j 15 and March 11. The academy girls lost, nians times. 23-10. KOTARIANS HEARD a debate on the question of rearmament at the meeting last week Monday. Fred Timm and John G. McDowell spoke for new armament, and Eugene Mnrftigh and M. P. Weaver upheld the negative. THE ANNUAL WESLEY creamery and locker plant meeting and election of directors was held Saturday. The aftnual meeting of the Farmers Cooperative elevator company was to be held yesterday. WEST BEND parents of parochial children have sent a petition to the legislature asking that public school buses be permitted to carry parochial children. There were 300 signatures on the petition. It. .F. HAHUINGTON was narnod president of the new Reserve Officers association. A charter was ircsented last week Monday evening. P. A, Danson is secretary. THE HIGH SCHOOL band will give its annual tree concert this evening In the COAST MURDER CASE IS AGAIN IN THE NEWS Barber Who Murdered Ex-Burt Girl May Yet Go Free. ! signers on a petition to the city ', i council to authorize a vote at the I city election this spring on the ^mestion of an airport near Al-' gona. The petition said that the project would not go through unless the government approves plans and specifications and if a recognized airline agrees to make Algona a stopover. The ballot would decide whether bonds would be is- ! sued to offset the expense. | HAY A'. GROSS, Plum Creek, en-' tered a plea of guilty last Tuesday and was given a sentence of a year in jail, but was paroled on good behavior to the sheriff He v.-as charged with larceny of domestic fowls. Melzar A. Farrow Elmore, was fined $300 and turned. Another Roof Blaze. The second roof fire of the week broke out on the northwest •oof of the. W. T. Daughan house •it !):30. Prompt response by the iremen and quick work with •ind axe prevented the fire spreading. The same kind of OTTOS EN creamery stockholders have voted for a new building. Fred Schmidt and. "Vic" Hermanson have been reelected directors. VKRNON LARSON sold his Swea City Gamble store to a Mr. Wardrip, of Superior, and possession will be given February 13. C, E.liJJDJNG OBSERVED HERE Between 80 and 90 young people' attended a 58th anniversary of the! Mrs. Walter Genrlch recently received a copy of the Los Angeles Examiner carrying a large picture of Robert S. James and announcement that the California supreme court was expected to rule soon on his fate. James was convicted of murdering his fifth wife, the former Mary Bush, once of Burt, sister of Mrs. Genrlch. Conviction was obtained uly 24, 1936, and James was sentenced to death, but he appealed, and the case has ever since been pending in the state supreme court. Sentenced Twice. James was also convicted on a morals charge involving his own niece, and that case also went to the supremo court, where it delayed consideration of the murder case. After that was adjudicated James's attorneys kept further delaying the murder case by submit- MRS, HEISE FETED ON 84THJRTHDAY Mrs. Chris Helse jeached her 84th birthday anniversary Saturday, and as a surprise three of her children came for the day with her: the daughter Mrs. Bertha Arent, Humboldt; another daughter, Mrs. Linda Potter, Storm Lake; and the son, Dr. Relnhold Heise, Emmetsburg. Mrs. Helse has two other children: Arnold, of Colorado; and Mrs. Minnie Seeley, in Georgia.' Still another daughter, Mrs. Emma' Logan, Blue Earth, died' 12 years: ago. j An Interesting peculiarity about the Helse family Is that all of them seem to he medically inclln-j ed. The Helse daughters married' doctors, Mrs. Helse's son Is a vet-1 erlnnrian, and one of her grand-! daughters married a doctor—six doctors In the family. Yesterday afternoon (Monday) I 11 women from the Trinity Lutheran church called on Mrs. Heise, as a surprise. A short program was presented, including songa and an address by the Rev. P. J. Braner. and lunch was served. Mrs. Heise came here from Germany, and in spite of her years she is still enjoying good health. Brother of Father Mallinger is Dead QUAHTET HOME FROM A JAUNT Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Pratt, who got home last week Sunday from a southern trip with Mr, i and Mrs. Fred Parks, brought back a Florida lemon 18 inches in clrcumfer- en9e and weighing two pound* four ounces, enough to make 16 glasses of lemonade! The travelers drove south through the Shepherd Hills country in Arkansas. Mr. Pratt also visited a John Mitchell at Havana with whom he many years ago became acquainted via an amateur broadcasting set which Mr. Mit- Procedlng south, the party visited New Orleans and Mobile, and at Leesburg, Fla., visited Philip Gorman, brother of W. J. Gorman, Algona. They also visited the Harold Cowans at Delray Beach, and then went to Miami. On the return trip a stop was made at QriehViM 8. C., to i*ft George Mac* man Jr, brother of Mra. Fred Gjigei and 86ft fir Mr, and Mrs. Gecrge Hackmah Sr.; < 'Homebount, the party paflsei through the Cumberland mountains, Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois, and stopped at Itfwa City to see Mr. an) Mrs. Dean. Clapsad- dlc, of Burt Mr. Pratt also looked after a&rtle Jobs the Pratt Electric Co. is doing In that part of the slate, • In the two weeks the Pratte and Mr. and Mrs. Parka drove 4600 miles and crossed IS states. 4 More Im trriments Filed. County Recorder J. 3. Dooley reporta the filing of 11,000 ihetrti-j ments In 1938J compared with 9,9711 In 1937. January filings were 771; In 1937; 11051 In 1938, and 2339 ln| 1939. Corn loans account for the; decided increase In January fll- Ings this yeaij. Swea Cltyan Stricken. Swea City, Fob, 6—(Norman Anderson is very low at hla home here, having suffered a paralytic stroke Wednesday. Jfcw llonac l« sli^ D6n White has h S °' d ' oftlaIhoti 8e , w K hb »t lh realtor, built on cl W. i street last fa1. Mr "°? th — J the house amlM " were paid and the rest suspended by Judge Fred Hudson. . LAKOTAJfS will vote at an election today on the question of a i.OOO for the com- jf a proposed city! hall. At Swea City the voters will! settle the question of a bond issue : for a new school gymnasium. Part! of the expense on each be offset by a ..- ... Sunday! evening. Not all registered, but the record showed an attendance of •10 from Algona, 18 from Lakota, 12 from Burt, ten from Lone Rock, and a guest, Dorothy Blinkman, Fairmont. \ A program was presented at 7:30, and was followed by a so-, cial hour. The program consisted of a prelude, offertory in G, A. F. Loud; doxology; hymn by aud- reading, Russell The murder crime for which James was convicted was revolting] and sensational. It was shown thati he had had his wife's life insured' for $10,000. The charge was thatj surance. It was hinted that previ- oue wives who had died may also have been murdered. Some evi- The Rev. J. M. Mallinger, with his niece, Elisa Schluttenhoffer, > Fort Dodge Thursday, jy news of the death of! ,. . Mallinger. Mr. Mallinger died suddenly Wednesda from a heart attack at ten miles east of Fort Dodge. i n F n Un ^ r , a J service s were held at 1 J:JO Friday morning at the Duncombe Catholic church. j Mr. Mallinee,- is survived by four ' two •it the southeast corner of Dodge ' l ? dn3 E' nm slroets Su nda>' morning at 9:30. Smoke all over the ionth side of the steeply pitched Table roof made the fire at first appear much more serious than it •>rovod to be. A bracket chimney at the lower edge of the roof had a larse hole U the bottom, and the fire arose there and spread through the walls into the attic . Shingles around the chimney were burned, also a Patch higher on the roof. Office Kuriii'd. fire in sev- ; entirely destroy- old Risinsr elevator office, the ' THK KKXJfEDY STORE at Ban- r , roft w;ls entered last week Tues- ni sht, and some $6 was taken ! was gain-j door, and money was stolen the cash registers. Deputy Sheriff ( ocloy believes the job was an am- [ ateur's. I THKWTXTRY CLUB clubhouse! was entered for the third time this, winter last week. Entrance N. court lights and reflectors were ! shot out. Officers are on the i out for the vandals. — -, u^'^viiv* uAuoiiftii num~ lier, Lakota; report on the state f'hristian Endeavor at Council ttluffs, 3938, Marcella Thaves, Lakota. on rally at Estherville, iimd, Aigona; spcial number, solo, Robert Thaves, Burt; What Christian Endeavor Means to IFe, Gerald Angus, Lone Rock; hymn, audience; Life of Francis E. Clark, Viola Trenary, Burt. What Our Christian Endeavor Has Accomplished, Lois Colwell, Algona; address, Christian Endeavor in the Church Program, the Rev. Carl Sinning, Lone Rock; i hymn, audience; and the Christian I Endnvor benediction. • of the fact that the new the" wav h Y M ?, U " ed UP " and ou toe waj before the whistle finished blowing, the fire had gained such headway that it was impos- tPr n, £ 5 U i " ° Ut before the In- tei mi had been completely gutted and the roof burned away Ewalt Voight, who had^'one"after i truck parked near the office Preparatory to making a trip to Minneapolis. When Policemen --..-,. ^ir.iic ^uiumiuiuer vie Sewerding, Grundy Center, will be , speaker, along with the district! commander, Joe Graham, Forest 1 *-*ity. ST. CECELIA'S five defeated Bancroft, 23-21, last week Tuesday ?,^, m !£ in a closel y fought game, juth the score switching in favor from one to the other several Evening .- oyster supper will be served at the Community House, the former South Cresco church, this week Friday evening. The serving will begin at 5:30. The supper is sponsored by the Cresco Mothers & Daughters club, and the proceeds will go to help pay for a new stove for the Community House. ' dicial error. Snake-Death Attempted. There was also evidence , that James tried to bring about his wife's death by rattlesnake bite. This was done by forcing one of her feet into a box containing live rattlesnakes. She was bitten",, but! the poison did not act as rapidly 1 as James thought it would, 'so he drowned her in a lily pool at their home. Live rattlesnakes were exhibited in the courtroom at the trial, and James's attorneys also claim that this was prejudicial error. It is hinted in the Examiner that the prosecuting attorney fears these error counts may be upheld and a new trial ordered. This might result in freeing James, because some witnesses in the original case have left the state. Helper Confessed. ( One Charles Hope, arrested with James, confessed^that he aided the murder, and he was sentenced to life imprisonment. James, who was a barber by trade, has been held in the county jail ever since conviction. James also confessed, but he claims that the confession was forced and untrue. He says that he gave la and confessed because for three days he had not been allowed to sleep. The Examiner also printed large pictures of James's wife and of the niece involved in the morals charge. . - Schluttenhoffer, Gilmore City; and Mrs. W. Grahan, Emmetsburg. Two brothers, John and Peter, are also dead. | Passes JTavy Tests. | Wesley, Feb. C—Mr. an d Mrs. J. I i<. Lorenz have received word from i their son Joe that he had passed! the necessary examination and requirements and has been made a' fust class seaman. He is still lo- > cated at Seattle, Wash., and is 1 feeling fine. Good Fiinu Sale. Burt Feb. 6—Mrs. Bertha Koest- icr sold her farm machinery, etc at auction Thursday afternoon L,ood prices were received. The sale was advertised in the Advance, and buyers came from a distance. You get . a BETTER USED CAR from a BDlCK DEALER i January Sale i Values at a Price 1!)3« Ilnlck De Luxe Sedan, low inilciiKO, ycry conn, fine shape mechanically _. _. $540.00 1080 Olds Six J)o Luxe 2-door Sudun, Tcry fine ihape $4C».0« 1036 Pontlac 8, Silver Streak De Luxe Sedan, in excellent condition _\ $405.00 1036 I'ontlac 6 De Luxe 2-door Sedan, a real buy at $460.00 1035 llulck De Lnxc Sedan, six wheels, looks like new, Al 1 ,, n - c ?, I1< ? i t ion '"cclmnlcnlly, only L $305.00 103» Ituick DC Luxe Sedan, five wheel job, best of condi- lion $84000 JooQ ™ ir .J; Ic ' A1 i; strcil »'» ln «nc condrtJon""II[I""".$305!oo 1028 Biiick De Luxe Sedan, very clean, good shape me- clmnicnlly : j_ $0800 i«o« n 8 , 1 ; 11 «. 8 1 ' ontinc 8c(lun » "o^s and rims "like" new"$405.'oO 102!) Ituick 57 series De Luxe Sedan, now 0-pIy tires, won- uerfiil shape ! $14000 ISKiO Chevrolet Coach, pood condition ~inechnn1cu]fy,~ >crv clean, new seat covers _ _ *sn no 1»2D model A Ford. Sedan, new pBlnt^VwlcirdoVe^'^od shape incchanically [ _' b $79,00 These cars have all been winteri/cd and have heaters and ucfrosters. BIRUM-OLSON CO. Kit r < vi* * e* YOUU BmCK 101 East State Street ALGONA, IA. Telephone 121 Christensen'j| offer. New 1939 &iyi( Accessories for Dollar Q Qj HAND BAGS! .of the M •hades, 8 hap j and leathers splendid a sso, ment. Special values $1.00 PRINCESS SLIPS Straight gored plain tailored a lace trim satin , crepe and knits,! Special values $1.00 SWEATERS The new sloj and sport style created bi "Lampl." All new spring shade Special values at! $1.00 Powdered SUGAR theoffic 2 o tne ottice 20 minutes earlier turned their flashlight on Uie building, .there was no sign of f re" A fair-sized crowd of late home ™ Manager Ont of Town. feared at first tlla t M. S , manager, who had been deeping a few nights a week on ^ Family lives there/ but at th?' •lose of .school will come to AlS-1 .. - to have , JCV;l , We papers were rescued by the *ioit Paso Detective, True Police rases." The ] 08a wa.s esttaat- !d at .several hundred dollars Ledyarder 'Takes Aviation Lessons Ledyard, Feb. 5 _ The C\ Yahnke family rtrnv/i o,, i e1 ' ^, 'cnuiiji move bunday to •icar .bake, whore Mr. Yahnke is fiikniK aviation lessons Mrs Vahnke and daughters drove on to S tati°on. Uy t0 10 ° k ° vei> the «d£ FARM SALE We are unable to find another farm and will hold a closing out sale on the larm one mile west and a mile and a half north of Seneca, and four miles west and four and a half miles south of Swea City, on Friday, February 17 ••• • * t POWDERED i Q T "OCJ SUGAR * » AjJjJS 20c WHITE BLOCK SALT 50-lb. Block ___39c KELLOGG'S PEP 3 PKGS. 25C IDEAL DOG FOOD 4 cans 29c CUT RATE Grocery OTTTST A XTTkTXTn i, .T.,,.—„ •* OUTSTANDING BARGAINS FOB „,-„*,,*, THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY LARGE SOLID LETTUCE Head 5 C SALE BEGINS AT 12 O'CLOCK NOON LUNCH WAGON ON GROUNDS HEAD OF CATTLE months. ^^^ ""' are to freshen in few HEAD OF HORSES I'WIKIH' Officers Selected. *"i£&S£4SSM!i« gamzed January 18 are: Pau" E?Kler, president; Dr. Mueller vic e- oresjdent; Wilford Stoeber sec- •GUiry-treasurer; and A lbin Zu- Curd Party i s Dated. 1 ircH> No. 4 nf (Vm a, ' ' ' n's association will give a ^ ^ the parochial school hall Thursday night, Mrs. John enet and Ml ' S ' J ° S " Balk J = 20 HEAD OF HOGS Twelve good brood sows, eight feeding hogs. ABOUT SIX TONS OF ALFALFA HAY IX BARN 20 VDVBRTISERS_COPY ON YOUR merchandise or service provided! sml'y""™"" form for use i" clas- ervir'o N , 0 , ohar *>' e for this extra •ei vice.—Advance Pub Co 4.1 AFTER MEALS TAKE DIA-BISMA An antacid ^^^^•"^•^••WNMHraEaai^Ht^^m FARM MACHINERY lma *™*"t> ««* your banker. No property re . W. LUSBY Mrs. F. J. N Aucts: FRED FLAIG, Lone Rock, and JOE PRESTON, S>ve e C% Clerk, N. L. COTTON, Lone Rock Butter Nut COFFEE Glass Jar 1 LB. 27c NAPKINS 100 Pkg. 9c IDAHO RUSSET POTATOES O- 1 OO-» mesh bags, pk. ___ 3OC MIRACLE WHIP SALAD DRESSING Quart 37c CALIFORNIA ORANGES 3 dozen 29c DELICIOUS APlfLES I CO Box $1.S9, OE> 2 doz I COC Long Shred Cocoanut 1 lb. _ _ 12c lib. __23c PILOT BRAND OYSTER SHELL lOOLb. Bag ___79c fav&tBtV- J$u*u j^fx&d American SALT STOKELY'S ASPARAGUS 2 CANS 29c ARGO STARCH Corn or Gloss 2 PKGS. 15c STOKELY'S MIXED VEG. 8 CANS SPAGHETTI 4 CANS 29c STOKELY'S TOMATO JUICE Cnilp STOKELY'S ^ MJUr TOMATO 4 No. 1 cans _ 29« Corn Flakes 2 PKGS. 19C WHOLE WHEAT FLOUR 5 Lb». ___ Straley's Crystal White SYRUP 5 LBS. 28c MATCHES 3 boxes 10c I eray wmit | •• NAPHTHA C 4 A M ^ ND U s o A P ° Bars • 9C - 19c Medium Size__ • Geattut^ ^ -r-y—^-—- —— — t—rrn • <c CRISCO 3 1 :; 49c Light. House 3 BARS 17c lAVASDAP 3 BARS 17c 1 ntaiVtlom Large 49 lb bag 98c BROOMS Good, SHORT SHANK PICNIC HAMS, 4 to 6 lb. average, 1J, PORK CHOPS, u....::—' 19Q PORK STEAK, PORK , Jb ----- 19c 110 SLICED BACON— Sugar W_ CREAM CHEESE If J»i>. I Long. 14c SPARE Ring) Lb. SIRLOIN A *t STEAK, Lb... 28C SIDE PORK, 15c 17Hc STOCK SALT So. 4 Clunked Hock 100J&™!!69c Whwtfe,

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