Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on February 14, 1939 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 14, 1939
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WEATHER is, Inel.—/Temperatures nal; 6n« or two precipitous likely latter part of i 38 "* We< r k 'y Newspaper 1938 by State University Casey's All-American Newspaper Eleven, lOtf ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 14. 1939 i 8 Pages 64 Columns Number 11 39 FAIR TO BE HELD IN AUGUST 90000 More in A A A Checks BE GIVEN 'HIS WEEK COMMITTEE Now Being of the 1939 Jlotments. jjjal AlAA checks .totaling 'fere received Friday and the county AAA com- itd notices were eent out |week-end to farmers to pie 'Algona office over jieign and receive their likes a total of $612,000 received during the week of the 1938 soil conservation benefit payments. Additional checks are ex-% pected In the next few days, and, the county will receive a total of some $750,000. It is anticipated that a few checks- will be held up pending untangling of some irregularity in papers. Mailing of notices of the 1939 allotment figures for Kossuth farms was started yesterday, and it is anticipated that by tonight 500 notices will be sent. The remainder will be sent out just' as fast as they are completed. Notices of allotments are sent to each person interested Jn the land, and will total some 7000 for Kossuth county. Thus a tenant, his landlord, and any others thus Interested in the farm will receive a notice of their 1939 allotment. "When this work has been completed the annual township meetings will be scheduled, and* it is expected that the county meeting for committeemen will be held the week of February 27. SJOSTRANDS IN CAR CRASH IN MINNESOTA Hit Car Which Makes 'U' Turn in Front of Them. Mrs. M. A. Sjostrand, wife of the local First Lutheran pastor, suffered neck and back injuries in an automobile accident at 8 o'clock last week Tuesday evening on the highway two miles north of Winnebago, Minn. The Rev. and Mrs. Sjostrand, with their son Ronald, were on their way home from 'St. Peter, Minn., where they had spent a few days with Mr. Sjostrand's parents. Mr. Sjostrand, who drives a 1936 Plymouth, was coming south on the pavement, when Edw. Deinhart, Guckeen, Minn., swerved from behind a parked truck and made a "U" turn on the paving directly in front of the Sjostrand car. Mr. Sjos'trand had his choice of taking a deep grade or running into the Deinhart car. He was traveling slowly, so he chose the car. Before doing so, he had skidded 50-odd feet, with two wheels on the pavement and two on the shoulder. Both the Deinhart car, a 1926 Chevrolet coupe, and the Sjostrand car were badly damaged. The Sjos- trands went back to St. Peter for the night, then drove their car as far as Bancroft Wednesday night. Neither Mr. Sjostrand nor Mr. Deinhart carried collision insurance, and settlement of damages has not yet been made. Mrs. Sjostrand's Injuries were not serious. rnmittees Studying Airport SEEK TO IID PRESENT AU-AULTS m Presented on irsday is Not itisfactory. pC. F. Specht last Thurs- ointed Councilmen Huen- arris and Overmyer to the Chamber of Com- pmmittee in bringing the airport bond' issue to a jtlon bearing 1322 names Hited to the Council by 1, who gave a short talk the measure, and telling tigations which had made amber's committees feel ,- airport would be a pay- Btmerit for the city of Al- >m more than one stand- » Election Ordered. iber of enthusiasts had tat the petition would per- councll to act at once and bond election at the same the regular city election 7, but J. L. Bonar, city at- who was present, ruled ;ion as presented not suf- p cftll for an election. mar's ruling did not attack es nor the project/but he hat the petition should be ct legal phrasing because lity of the bond issue spend for its base on this WO Bonds* Questioned. etition, Mr. Bonar said, a definite amount of mon- e asked. for,v:wWch'-f hurs- titi^i did not do. It must :the question according to lirements of law and these aents must be met or the .cannot act. ;The council, far said, does not have the » call a vote of its own ac- it must watt: for a proper- ited vpetl«o:ji, mar also questioned the of a bond issue of 150,000, een suggested, stating that placed the maximum levy h a purpose at a mill and irter in a city the size of r er, Mr. Bonar recommend- t the cpunpil name a com- ito work with the Chamber lee and fully investigate the | proposals. ^ny are »ig»ppointed, rge number of Algonlans Disappointed by the fail- the petition as presented to fith legal requirements, and fpeoted the election to be 'immedidately. There was iritlcism oC toe action Frl- \ Saturday, sojne voicing the Bt that the council yas try- ,kiii the measure without K, 0,'S HOSTS AT 'DAD'-SON EVENT The fourth annual fathers and sons banquet given by the St. Cecelia Council of the Knights of Columbus, was held Sunday evening at 6:30 in Academy hall, 150 attending. J. D. Lowe was toastmaster in the absence. of the local Grand Knight, Dr. Karl R. Hoffman, who has been sick two weeks. The Rev. J. M. Mallinger gave a short talk, stressing the distinguished service of the late Pope Pius to the church and the iworld.^ ; • -*-~S:\> -: A piano solo by Betty Scanlan was followed-by •"impressions" given by sons of members. Betty Kohlhaas then sang a solo, accompanied by Pauline Zender at the piano, and June Ann and Virginia Scanlan presented a dance number, accompanied by Frances Barrickman. .. '' L. E. Brennan, state deputy from. Emmetsburg, addressed particularly the young men, pointing out the accomplishments of the K. C. order and dwelling oh its work in citizenship. The meeting was closed with America. . CLARION WINS IN WRESTLING DOUTURIDAY Locals Now to Take Part in District Mat Meet. 'charge bag been denied by als in interviews with an e reporter. Mr, Bonar Mond the onjy objection he WM to the petition was on its r. Mr. Bsnar sajd if tbe'sity w a'bojid laeu^, he, « city wanted, to be certain the properly .presented the entlr« protect . " ' r« SpscJtjj , t aj£ he hw automobiles would ever be numerous. , • Mr. Bonar questioned also legality of the inclusion of conditional phrases in the petition. These phases made the airport proposal dependent upon CAA approval and the landing of commercial airliners at the local field. These are matters which could not be considered legally, he believes, in calling for the election. It would be entirely possible, and also commendable, for the council and the Chamber to have an "understanding" that these contingencies be met before the bonds were issued, but they might, if included in the enabling petition, seriously affect the legality of the entire procedure, and make the bonds unsaleable. Lower Bond Issue. . . Mr. Bonar and others since the meeting have reached figures to ebow that only between $36,000 and $40,000 could be raised in a 20-year neriod by a one and one-quarter mill tax levy in Algona, consider- in e; payment of interest, which must be included inside the limit. The law limits the period the bonds may run to 20 years. Algona's valuation is $2,217,564, according to* figures at the county auditor's office. At a mill and a nuarter this would bring in $2771.95 annually, if all taxes were paid- It has been estimated that the interest charge on a $50,000 issue would be in the neighborhood of a 1 ROO per year, thus leaving some $1200 to $1300 for the retirement of bonds, This would not be sufficient to retire the bonds in the 20-year time limit. Consideration Continues, The Chamber and council coni- mltees are scheduled to meet this week to consider ways and means of obtaining the airport, and if possible complete the legal procedure in time to permit a vote at the regular election' • A new petition, signed by at least 25 per cent of the voters at the 1937 city election, will be secured. Estimates of earning powers of the airport will be checked with fteures on airports npw in operation. The law permits the pay> ment of ftirport costs of all from the city general fund, and a profit is .assured the pity by use of the airport, this profit can he uaecl to decrease t^e Indebted- n,esfl or pay jtfte interest. This • Is. beltwed the -way pu^ 9* $0, f Jnan* oial difficulty. While the present delay was un- an,ttc>9a!ed and annoying to -£»- thjMiJa«t&. nieces pi the tfi m Aty ~The high "school wrestling'team lost to Clarion on the local gym floor Friday evening, 20-16. The .locals won only one fall, a forfeit, i and two decisions. The visitors had five decisions and one fall. Robert Conklin won the only fall for Algona, over Fulks, in the heavyweight class. Robert has a record of having won 3S points in nine matches this season. j The forfeit was given to Hold- 1 ren, in the 145-lb. class, when the i visitors failed to present a man 'in his weight. The decisions were won by Orville Bakken, over Miller, in the 85-lb. weight, and H. Geilenfeld, over R. Duitscher, in the 135-lb. weight. ; Clarion's fall was made by Armour, over Jerome Nielsen,-in the 115-lb. class, and the decisions against Algona were as follows: Whitty over Donnie McCorkle, 95- Ibs.; Oldham over Kenneth Bakken, 105-lbs.; . R, Duitscher over Robert Deal, 125-lbs.; Brown over Anderson, 155-lbs.; and Pehl over D. Ehrhardt, 165-lbs. This week Friday and Saturday the locals will take part in a district wrestling meet at Eagle Grove. Eleven teams with 100 contestants will be represented, the others coming from Gilmore City, Mason City, Eagle Grove, Clarion, Iowa Falls, North Des Moines, East Des Moines, West Des Moinefl, and the Eldora training school. The wrestling will take place Frl-? day evening and Saturday afternoon and evening. Per Capita Sheriff Cost in the County Under la. Average The Iowa taxpayers association has sent to Iowa newspapers a table showing the per person and total costs in 1937 of all sheriff's offices in the state, with the per person cost also for 1936. For Kossuth and the seven adjoining or cornering counties the figures follow: Person Person Total 19,36 1937 Kossuth 20 .28 $7088 Emmet 42 .38 4901 Palo Alto 28 |31 4836 Popahontas —43 .35 5465 Humboldt .30 .36 4751 Wright 29 .31 6221 Hancock, .30 .42 6254 WJnnebago ...31 .36 4745 The average per person cost in the state at large was 35 cents, or eight cents above Koseuth'fl, H. S, Debater* and Mason Cityans Mix The high school debater^ went > Mason City Saturday to take part in a non-decision debate, and were accompanied by Coach Attleson and Principal J, G. MoppwelL On the debate teams are Ruby Turner, Mary Prujtehank, Bljfrie- da Lehmann, Edgar Schmiel, Rus- cell Buchanan, Richard Palmer, Burns Nugent, Eleanpr. Taorpft Paul Fuei-fltenim, Mary Miller, Pat deb&tB (mention thifl vo&r ifl on »W •SP*nf mWIHElCTSMt *^*S5 if WB" *fijl TP^ jUp?JC the_pnJLt9f St*t» ' qAKTOON STIRS EX-ALGONIAN'S PRIDE IN IOWA Harry Hopkins, erstwhile chief lately made secretary of commerce, may not lie the object of the affections of Senator Gillette and sundry other high politicians, but he seems to have a. devoted follower in the . person of li ,.E4i)»in,.;-J.^.pi8tei;?.}. Vi; '' At any rate Sir. Osterbaner has sent to the Advance a cartoon from a Chicago paper (Goodness no! Not the Tribune or the Dally Kews) In which a WPA worker Is screwing a plaque to the wall of a WPA building, and the plaque says: "To the everlasting honor of Harry L., Hopkins, an American boy from Iowa who spent 9 billions of his conn- try's money, and not a dollar stuck to his fingers." What seems to have caught the fancy of Mr. Osterbaner and stirred pride in his old home state was the fact that Hopkins hails from Iowa. Mr. Osterbaner wrote a suggested box heading for the cartoon: "An American Boy from IOWA." GIRLS' SECTIONAL B, B, TOURNEY TO BE AT ARMSTRONG Armstrong, Feb. 13—£even girls' .basketball teams will take part in a sectional tournament beginning Thursday at Armstrong. Team members are: Ledyard—Lurene Lloyd, Busch, Baumann, Gable, Halvorson, and Zielske. Seneca—'Loretta Crowley, Hariette Olsop, M. and A. Cody, Dotson, Bolli^, and Lentsch. Riugsted—Martha Lareen, Irene Paulson, Mary Saunders, Bernioe Jensen, Rowena Tomlinson, Alice Neve, and Peggy Christensen. Armstrong—Joyce Hansen, Donna Miller, Corrine Miller, Shirley Peterson, Marjorle Caboth. Marie Irmiter, Mavis Burgess, and Mar.- jorie Benton. Bancroft, Grant township, and Lakota line-ups have not been learned. First-round gameg w}ll be play* ed Thursday evening at 7 o'clock, with Ledyard and Seneca; at 8:40, Armstrong vs. Grant; at 9:20, Lakota vs. Ringsted, Bancroft drew a bye for the first round. There will be two games on both Friday and Saturday evenings beginning at 7:30 a,nd 8:40. Mr. Rav- lln, Wesley, will referee the games. This sectional' features two county champs of 1939 — Seneca, for Kossuth, and Armstrong, / for Emmet, i Besides these two favorite teams. Ledyard has defeated each team once and Ringsted has defeated Seneca and tried hard /enough to down the Armstrong girls, but lost by one point Auction h JT, P, Mousel, a ,balf. mile Ol Bancroft on ,No. 169, Just west of the cemetery, is adverting a jjuljltQ .sale for thte week Thur*; day at J?;&0 p. m, four iwetattw * tosSlsf v* ' "> = '[ ,- r ^ ELEVEN INCHES SNOWREGORDED FROM BLIZZARD Fall is Followed by the Coldest Wave of Winter. Eleven inches of snow (officially) fell Thursday and Friday, amounting to 1.02 inches rainfall. The snow began falling early Thursday morning and continued all day, with 10 inches recorded up to 7 o'clock that evening. Another inch of snow fell Friday. The snow brought with it a cold wave, the most severe of the winter ; the mercury skidded to 12 below Friday morning, and to 15 below Saturday morning. Sunday was warmer, the temperature rising to 41 degrees above, and though not. much running water was in evidence from thawing, the snow did settle, so that it Is now only about five inches in depth. 'Inhere Is not as much snow in the country, with the ground almost uncovered in places, except where snow fences or natural obstacles caused drifts. Roads on the main highways were for the most part immediately opened, except where, cuts were filled by drifting snow. Drifting snow Thursday and Friday held visibility to a few hundred feet, but the, roads were not blocked at any time. The official weather instruments were molested by vandals last week Wednesday, and the record for that day is incorrect, but the record for the week, as kept by L. M. Merritt, follows: February'6 29 17 February 7 ____30? -5 February 9 15 2 February 10 12 -12 February 11 14 -15 February 12 41 11 AUTO NUMBERS ARE NOW NEAR MARK OF 6000 The county treasurer's office reports 5967 automobile licenses for 1939 Issued so far this year, which is some hundreds more than a year ago at this time. There have also been issued to 826 truck, 500 trailers, and 20 motorcycle licenses. This makes a total of 7,313 vehicles. Twenty-two new vehicles have been registered so far this month, including eight new trucks. Internationals were bought by Geo. H. Manus, Burt; Fred Flaig, of Lone Rock; and the International Harvester Co., Algona (two). Chevrolet trucks were bought by Ben Franzen, Titonka; Paul Cornelius, Fenton; and Oscar Frani, Banr oroft. A Ford truck was bought by Robert Ackerman, Lone Rock. Chevrolet cars were bought by Wesley A. Hardy Jr., and Druggist A. H. Borchardt, Algona; Frank Meyer, Fenton; and Edw. Schulz, Wesley; and Fords were bought by Harold Hunter, Swea City; Harold Kuchenreuther, Algona; and Oliver Mathson, Burt. Plymouths were bought by John Bormann, Livermore; Raymond Dreyer, Fenton; Mrs, Paul Dremmel, Irvington; and Fred Bierstedt, of Whittemore, Walter Simonsmeier, Swea City, bought a Buick; R. L. Krantz, Titonka, a Chrysler; and Ernest Williams, Wesley, a Pontiac. , 4, .— Silver Gray Boosts Lead to Four Games The Silver Gray cafe has increased its lead in the Bowling League and is now four games ahead of the nearest opponent. Only seven weeks remain before the season ends. Standings after last week's games follow: Silver Gray —_L 41 16 Titonka 37 17 NiQk's _— 35 22 Farmers :„ 33 24 Wesley , :.. 29 28 Botaford's ,—- 28 29 Courthouse _, 24 33 LU Verne —— - 20 34 J. C. C. 18 39 Burt —,— ( — 17 40 Lakotans Vote for City Hall 110-30 I^kota, Feb. 13—Voters approved pf the" proposed new city hall last week Tuesday by a vote of 110 for the project ' and 30 against, Every effort will .'now ,be put forth for the* final WPA approval from Washington so work way be begun this spring. The new ball will be built pn Ipts between the Standard'OH station and the —-- QiUtat| * Are You Moving March First? The Advance will give you good service if you fill in this blank now. Old Address: Name. Street- City New Address: Name. Street. City and State Use this blank if your name is misspelled, or any other correction is necessary. Remember the old address is as important to us as the new address. S, S, TEACHING VIA EYE TO BE DEMONSTRATED Methods to Be Shown at Ramsey Church Next Sunday. The County Council of Christian Education is sponsoring an evening of practical demonstration in use Falls, Breaks Hip, Lies Helpless in the Zero Weather Corwith, Feb. 13 — Mrs. Jennie Sawyer, 71, Corwith, fell from her front steps Thursday morning and suffered fracture of her right hip. Mrs. Cecil Donaldson, neighbor, noticed Mrs. Sawyer lying on the ground and called help. It is thought that Mrs. Sawyer had been lying there 45 minutes, and at the time a heavy snowstorm was in progress, and it was extremely cold. Mrs. Sawyer was taken to Doctor Walley's .office, and an x-ray picture which was taken showed the fracture. She was later taken to the Mason City Mercy hospital. the use of visual education, pro-1 Mrs. Sawyer is a .daughter .of A; jectsjfor Sunday schools, according j A- Johnson, : 97; ; the*Civil. war 'vet- to Secretary jHuldaFrltzemeier, f of 'eran; who:is,porwith's'oldest resi- Lu Werrie:' \The teaching value pj dent. J ' -'' • "" such instruction will be exempli- 1 , fied at the Ramsey Reformed church next Sunday evening at 8 o'clock. The Rev. Calvin Schnucker is pastor of this large rural church, outstanding in achievements, located one-half mile east and four and one-half miles north of Titonka. Three examples are to be presented: 1, Illustrated texts, Mrs. J. M. Doms, wife of the Burt Presbyterian pastor; 2, Demonstrated Stories and Parables on Our Church, Pillars of the Kingdom, Death Takes a Holiday, by F. L. Ryerson, north of Burt farmer, former county Farm Bureau president; 3, Children's sermons and object lessons, the Rev. Mr. Schnucker. Musical numbers will be given „ ,. ... . . _ by a Ledyard quartet and talent Scblc ™ farmhouse near Staples, Minn., was destroyed by fire early Saturday morning. Mr. Schichtl and his eldest son Wayne were the only ones at home, as Mrs. Schichtl and the son .Gary are spending several weeks with the former's mother, Mrs. Cook, at Algona. Mr. Schichtl was aroused from sleep by the barking of his dog in the basement, and when he arose be found flames already eating through the floor. He and Wayne had -time to dress only in part before they had to leave the building. They were unable to save anything ercept a cedar SGHIGHTL HOME IN MINNESOTA LOSTBY FIRE Barking Dog Arouses Sleepers in Time to Escape. Irvington, Feb. 13—The L.. C. Irom the Congregational and First Lutheran churches at Algona. Teachers, workers, and officers of all church schools in the county are expected to attend, and the attendance of the public is invited. LAST B. B. GAMES TONIGHT & FRIDAY The last basketball games of the season will be played at the local gym tonight and Friday, when the aa ,, 0 a u,L U ,u 5 vi» vv ocais meet Clear Lake and Hamp- chest and a few trifles, ton respectively. These games will [ Help was sought at a neighbor's, close the season before the sec-1 and a watch was kept to keep oth- ttonal tournament in the first j e r buildings from catching fire, week in March. Sites for the tour- -------- naments have not yet been announced, but it is believed that Al- :ona will go to Livermore. The sectional was held there last year The Clear Lakers will bring two .earns tonight. The second teams game will begin at 7:30, and the Scbichtl house was equipped with a plpeless furnace. The fire started in the basement, but it is -not known what caused it Mrs. Schichtl feels that if it had no tbeen for the dog, a stray which came to the farm when the Schichtls moved in, Mr. Sohichtl •egulars Will play at 8:30, or as and Wayne might have been burn- soon as the seconds have finish- i ed to death, ed. Clear Lake, which is near the .op in the conference, has an all- lenior team. Hampton has had Algona's hard uck in the conference, being al- near the bottom, though it has ost several games only by narrow margins. The locals have not gon a conference game this season. The wo games this week will see a determined effort to better this record. The lineups will be the same 'or Algona as heretofore. Plan New 'Gym' for Swea City Schools Swea City, Feb. 13— The consolidated school boards visited Wesley Wednesday to inspect a new gym* nasium there. A petition with 35 slgnautres was presented to the board last week Monday night for t vote on bonds not exceeding $30,100 for a new gymnasium here. H. H. Beamers, Mason City, W. P. A. engineer, was here Tuesday, in Conference with the hoard. to Ue*r Roadman. High. 3c}»o.oi .student* HB. meeting at the .LeglQn hall this Lu Verne, F«b, i? -r The Lu. Verne Short Course, which was to baye/fcsen. fclg fWSajr and Ss^ day yas B9t«fi^ bMsatt^ of , cpllef «, at an assembly meeting in the *u4ttorjpn, St. Cecelia Quint Plays in Tourney St. Cecelia's basket ball team, accompanied by the Rev. Father Ahmann and Coach Jos. Kelly Jr. goes to Fort Dodge today, and the team will enter the second round of a three-day tourney in the Sioux City llocese. The games began Monday, but the local team had a "bye" In the first round. St. Cecelia's will play St. Columkilj's, of Varina. Members of the local team are: Capt. Vernon Nelson, Donald Kejeweki, Archie Elbert, Wilbur Courtney, ' Kenneth Hargreaves, Donald Wtokel, Mike Stoffel, Eugene gender, Robert Kohlhaas, William Larautb, Peter Hegarty, and Roland Bode v ' Wesley Plans Boys Conservation Unit Weeley, Feb. J3-"The Conservation League fait here plans a 3ua- ipr'group, action to.be tafcen at WILL OPEN ON SATURDAY AND CLOSE AUG. 23 Earlier Date Chosen to Avoid Opening of Schools. This year's Kossuth county fair will be held two weeks earlier than it has ever been held in its long history, for the fair board, meeting with an Algona Chamber of Commecre committee Monday, set the dates for August 19, 20, 21, 22, and 23. The opening day, August 19, is on a Saturday, and will be enrty day, and there will be no admission charge at the gates. The first day of the fair program, will be Sunday, August 20, and free attractions and other events will begin on that day. Some special attractions will also be presented for that day. Earlier Date Advantages. The earlier date was selected after a two-hour discussion at the meeting as being better than the first week in September, which has heretofore been the customary fair tmie. The principal objection to the September date is that the fair and opening of schools interfere with attendance and attractions. Another factor is that the earlier date will, on the average, assure the fair of better weather conditions. The fair has in recent years experienced rainy and cold weather in September which has cut down attendance and hampered all activities. Little change will be made in the exhibits with the single exception of corn. All other crops are in showing stage by the latter part of August, and fruits, vegetables, flowers .and. similar early, matur- ;v ^Harvests Will be Completed. The Kossuth fair, in starting on Saturday, is following the practice which has been accepted by many successful fairs In the midwest in recent years. The Saturday entry day enables farmers to bring exhibits to town on a regular shopping day, thus eliminating an extra trip to town. By the latter part of August farmers have completed .harvest with modern machinery and are then ready for some form of entertainment, and the fair coming at that time" will attract many who otherwise would not come in September. The board and committee also agreed on a Fourth of July celebration this year. The Fourth comes on a Tuesday, and this year's event will be a one-day celebration. The celebration has been a money-maker for the Kossuth fair and crowds have been increasing each year because of the ex- cellance of the programs presented. Attractions Can be "Split" Something new in attractions will be secured for this year's fair, and the earlier, date, coupled with the Saturday-to-Wednesday dates will be beneficial. Attractions can be "split" with fairs operating on a Tuesday-to-Friday schedule, the Kossuth fair taking the Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday shows, and the "splitting" fair the Thursday and Friday shows. Free attractions must be bought by the full week, hence by "subletting" the act out for the time not used herej the local fair can save on expense. Scufflinm New President Clark Scuffbam was named president of the board following acceptance of the resignation of Jewell Patterson, former president, Mr. Scuf fham has been vice-president. No action was taken at the meeting to fill the vice nresiden- cy. Other members of the board are George Hagge, Ledyard, C. M. Gross, Lone Rock, and J. A. Raney, Algona. E. L. Vincent was reelected secretary at an organization meeting of the hoard last week. The Chamber of •'Commerce committee named to cooperate with the fair board on this year's activities, Is comnosed of T. H. Chrischilles, chairman, W. F, Steele, R, J. Har* Hngton, and D. E. Dewel. v Eight Couples Gat Licenses to Marry Eight licenses to wed have issued: B. Henry Pumstorff, ina B, Schiltz, both of Bancroft; Vern W. Bacon, Anjw Grace Blakr < eiv, both of Titonka; Merton, J. Cbrletensen, Lu Verne, Ejalne t |L ' • Wilson, Whittemore; Wm, Meyer, ' Titonka, Alice Weasels, Buffalo, >/• Center: Arlo V. Larson, Dorothy B. DeMott, both of Algona; Lflo R, .> ' Wallner, Leona Schwartz, bflth o| it New Ulm, Minn.; 'Joe,, Boding. 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