Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on August 8, 1939 · Page 1
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ffit'WlAtffttfc *™ ^3b^-« <?*, * , ' A < M i >Mfc>- ,HK«'^S«Ww«4. »•«. Llr w i eMter ft**. 38 K»M>«ii fotta's Best Weekly ALGONA* IOWA, TUESDAY EVENING, AUGUST 8, 1939 10 Pages 80 Columns Number .47 OUTH HELD ON ASSAULT CHARG 1 re Booked for Fair NOAY CROWD DAY PROGRAM lion Price Reby the Fair Board. have be«n completed 1 ' fair which .wUrojMj for , wl&jentry day Aiuhist 19. Entries are now be. • . i- _„„„ In c anil • fi. E. ding to come ; in charge in, ; and C. E. o( thU depart- ment, expects a last minute rush next week as people (become aware of the fact that this year's fair i3 two weeks earlier than in fbr- mer years. A program of 11 .hippodrome acts has been arranged, three of the attractions being here only for special days. Sunday will be Thrill day, with two programs, one afternoon and the other in the evening, The evening program will be entirely different from the afternoon events. Ante Baclag Wednesday. Wednesday, August 23, -will be auto racing day, and Secretary Vincent reports a large number of dirt -track stars booked for the Kogsuth fair races. Full announcement will be made in succeeding papers. As a special attraction for--Tuesday only Secretary Vincent booked Karl King's famous band. Mr. King, who lives at Port Dodge, is famous for his marches, and has written marches for partlcally all ot the midwestern universities. His band is recognized as one of the best dn the country, and has played continuously at the state and the Spencer fairs. Hippodrome acts to be presented, and a short description of each, follow: 'Jordan trio—a novelty - skating act. Here only on Sunday. Nitto Troupe— Chinese in a wire balancing attraction. Little John's Duo—two big acts of juggling. Here Sunday and Monday .only. Ross Brothers—hand balancing. The Four Bentos— Presenting two acts of acrobatics.. ;• Three Ntghlt. Hawks— feingers and musicians. • Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday only. Mel-O-'Dy—Comedian." Here only on Tuesday and Wednesday. Costica Floresque—high balancing act. Duncan's Collies—'Dog act direct from' Europe, ... The.Nitto Troupe, Ross Brothers, Four Bentos, Costica, Flores- que, and Duncan's Collies will appear all four days. There will be at least eight acts at each after- non and evening performance. There will "be a full program -' of horse racing'on Monday and Tuesday,' and fireworks programs will be presented., The Cold Medal shows, one of the larger carnivals, bring 12 rides and 10 shows, in addition to a large number of other concessions already booked. ... The admission price this year has / been dropped to 35 . cents,, for afternoon and 25c for evenings. Season tickets are now .on, sale-all over, the county good for 'all eight admissions at only $1. Algoha stores are closing Monday and Tuesday afternoons' for the fair. RESEAL CORN DRIVE BEGUN INKOSSUTH Inspectors S e 1 ected .and Six Meetings Announced. The county Agricultural Conservation association is opening a drive' to reseal as much corn as possible and, keep it /on farms, which will let farmers retain their equities, besides 'giving them advantage" in the way of a rise of market price. - The nafrinft'e wim Meet to Be Held Sunday with corn here SWEA CITY PLANNING TO GO ON WITH'GYM 1 SWea City, Aug. 7—'On with the gym, let joy be confined!' Undismayed by the closing of the regional WI!A oMlca 1 , with consequent concellation of a .grant for a proposed school gymnasium here, the local board of education" was making plans last week to go on with the project. A bond election in March empowered the board to do so, but it is expected-that a straw vote will be taken shortly to determine the will of the community regarding the new set-up. Plans for an,86 x 86 addition with - a maximum seating capacity of 800, the cost not to exceed $30,000, have been submitted by architect Thorwald Thoreson, Forest City.' WHEREIN TWO VERY YOUNG KIDS LEARN SLANGUAGE LESSON EVENTS! 1RIVING, RACES, INJ,G,C,MEET iwanis - Rotary Tub Race Expected to Be Feature. ' — *.'- ' r Thirty special events', 'Plus-a .const between swimmers, • j divers, nd other condtstyinits 'from the otory and Kiwanis . clubs, will ature"a Junior Chamber of Comerce swimming meet at the mun- ial pool Sunday.' afternoon.' The two service;: club^s have en- red members in swimming and Ting events, arid a .special add- attmctlon will be & tub-race.! n this the contestants will.be ated in regular wash :.tubs, and t to work with ping-ponig paddles ' make their way across the pool. a contestant tips-'over he loses'. | embers ot the : cluba; to- compete i the events are' .being kept a 'sec- et. ," "• *^,< <•(< ,' r '- n :.'"•' Schedule of Events." ~ The events in the meet follow: 5-yard'free style for both boys nd girls under 10; 50-yard-,freo tyle for' 10-15; • krwanis-Rotary 5-yard free style;,-';' ,75-yard' , free yle for <boya and 'girlsiover 16; •yard side stroke for 'boys "i and rls unCc'.' 10. ' r - : ' • ' ' KiwanlsJlotary tulb race"; diving r boys under 15; Klwanis-Rotary ivlng; diving Tomboys"'and girls iver 15; Klwanis-Rotiry ifbotrace lirough the water;' i lOryeari-old ind_.10-16- year old boys and girls breast stroke race;. Ki- breast stroke race.- Polit System for Scoring. Boys and girls over; 15, breast stoke 50-yard race;. ? Kiwanls-Rb- Plunge for distance;.- 25 and rd back stroke fori'boy^-and 10-15, and over 15;' Klwanls- 7 back stroke-25 :yards;- '. The meat will be determined on Ifl nmnl mm <.___. • ij_«_ . mm . • * -. »__ WHY DO NOT FARM WOMEN ADVERTISE GOODS FOR SALE? K . .. 5 points, second 3, and third an4 fourth one, A suitable num- of prizes awardeq, [ather Ahmann, Nine Having Outing v. Father 00 * t : aid : a are - at u the ..... for an, outtog. They , return The "Tip for IVoinen in Town Who Want to Help Farm Women" in last week's Advance aroused some of .the town women to the defensive. One of them telephoned about as follows: "If farm women want to sell their chickens to MS,' why don't they let us know where to get tliem! We scan the ads week after week in scearch for a place to find a good fryablc cliicken—but all in vnin! We *vcn drive out into the country, looking for chickens, but the farm >vomcn ivon't sell. If they arc really anxious to sell their 'chickens,'why don't they advertise, so we town women will . know where to get them?" So there is the wakings for 'a good-natured debate, and the Advance horns in only long enough to say that the want-advertising rate Is 2c a word weekly. BROWNIES FACE ABATTLEWITH MIAMI'CLOWNS; Spectacular Game is Expected This Week Friday Nigh*; The. Algona Brownies," .aftei wresting'a 6-5 score from, the un- RECORDS SHOW 500 NEWKQSSUTH CARS .Kossuth new auto sales so far in 1939 have kept up a pretty evei pace since the first of the year though with a slight spurt to maki VTay the big month, February was the low month. Total sales since. Ja'nuray 1 are expected to, pass th 500 mark this week. A total o 489 was reached Saturday morn ing. the month follow February, 57; Marcl 67 o th Sales by January, 69; 69 ', April, 70; May, 89; June, July, 63. The first four days August saw 14 new cars on county roads. Sales not already reported fo July include a Chevrolet for Isaa Wlkel, Algona, and Fords for Mar J. Welhousen, Titonka, and T. H Holmes, the Holmes "buy" a truck August sales of Fords so fa have been: C. W.-Lundauist, Swe City; A. H. Bunkofske, G. P. Haw c'ott, Burt; A. J. Cogley, Ohet H Williams, Algona; L. C. Hatteu Thomas Von Bank, E. M. Saunders Bancroft. August Chevrolets 'have bee sold to W. G. McCulIough, W. M Geering, Algona, and John Tjarks Titonka. Henr Bauman, of Wes Bend, bought a Plymouth; G. Tpwuo, A'lgona, a' Mercury. Strawstack Burned; Firemen Save Barn AJgona firemen' fought a straw stack fire all Saturday night a the' Thomas Young farm, • fou miles south and three-fourth miles west of Titonka. The stack 20 to 25-feet high, was just soul of the barn, and as -there was _ strong wind from the ' south th firemen "had, to soak the foam save jit. Barbed wire was used 4 pick the" stack to pieces. Spontan eaus combustion is believed to hav been the cause of the blaze, whic was discovered at 10:30 p, m. Th firemen arrive* at H and. worke PAIRINGS MADE FOR GOLF TOURNAMENT Pairings for 'the annual champ-, oinsblp tourney of- tihe Country club were posted last Thursday. The qualifying players were grouped into three flights. • Pairings for the championship flight ' are: 'Pitt-man, 'Williams; Dailey, Yager; • Kenneth Miller, Twogood-;' Lynch Sr., Reynolds; Haggard, Lynch Jr..;. Eugene. Mur- «tagh',' Crertzmeyer;.,'GTiftin,' Gordon Pewel;. Norton, Buntln. -. - ••:. Pairings for the first flight are: Andrews, Kenelfickr- Theo • Ohrla- chilies, Hoffman; Dewel', Klnaey; McDonald, Loss; Blossom, Uinnaii; The.campaign was opened an instruction meeting for sealers ^at' the • count^ "office Monday evening. The following men have! been named inspectors: Walter D. Ottensteln, Eagle', Swea. . •• Richard I; Anderson, Grant, Harrison. : , • ['• • ! George Hagge, Ledyard, Springfield. '- _ William H. Patterson, Lincoln, Hebron. ''.-•••'. Charles H. Newel, Seneca, Fen- tori. - .--.. ' • Andrew • A. \ Fangman, \ Greenwood, Ramsey. Herman Dreesman, German, Buffalo.- William J. Frimml, Wesley, and Prairie: George C. Benschoter, Plum Creek, Portland. . Adalbert H. Hanna, Hurt, Union Hugh Raney, Irvlngton, Cresoo'. John W. Simpson, Whlttemore, Lotts. Creek. Lorenz, -N. Bormann, Sherman Lu Verne. •' '• "7' . ' : Alexander H. Bonnstetteiv Garfield, Riverdale. 'Inspectors have received instructions, of reseating and .have obtained grade and structure require meats. . , : . '-""' Six Meetings;Dated. The • m'eeting Monday will ibe fol lowed by meetings .open to the pub efeated visiting .Lohrville ~team: 1 c; H. Williams, Agard; Kohlhaas, i a 10-inning game/Sunday* night, Zender; ;Wblfe f) DeZellarV; re'now up on their toes to'..add "*"' he so-called 1938 world champion Pairings' for the second i flighi are: Jacobson. Holmes; Kelly, Julian Chrischilles; Brunson, Desart; Ethiopian Clowns, Miami, Fla.,. to ^Lorenz, Post. faeir string of victims. " Enthusiastic fans who cheered Also announced last Thursday were 32 foursomes in a Caliente he local team to .victory 'Sunday,' and many others who will be it-1 racted by this week' Friday's spe-r :ial -billing, are. promised a dazz- ing exhibition of infield. practice aud major league class in baseball. The visitors are expected dress- d in-flashy colored'uniforms.;. • Defat for Anrella. The Brownies wore down, the Aurella team- last.,week. Sunday night to a 9-7 finish, in what .was any man's game up to almost the last minute. • • . In the -first inning, the Brownies scored four runs. Each team got two in the second inning.' Then, in the fifth, Aurelia forged ahead with three markers. - But. Algona made two to' the visitors' one iu the sixth inning and held the ^scoring to-an even 1-i in the eighth. Forrest, pitching for Algona, struck out 12 men. Van was behind the plate. . Madden, of .Aurelia, fanned seven. Brown was catcher. Algona allowed only seven "'hits while cllecting 14, but made .seven errors to Aurelia's four. • Brownie Ousted from Game. The Brownies' Warren was put out of the game in the eigth inning for interfering with a batted ball. 'Mathes aud Danny"White each got a. three-lbagger Mathes two singles, • White a double and a single. Wan-en .hit a double and four singles. Briggs, Johnson, Rapp, and Schroeder each got one single Holm and Brown, two each. Bases on" balls 'by Forrest.5; Mad- ; den, two. Stolen bases, Briggs, Holm, aud Christen'sen, Lett % . on base: Algona, 12; Aurelia, 15, Three sensational catches were made in this game": a fly into the outfield between second and third, caught by R. White;-a fly to the shortstop; and a fly caught by Briggs, third baseman. .'•'•••' Two More Victories. The Brownies defeated Goldfield there in an afternoon game, 2^0'. Lefly Johnson showed old time form in pitching the Brownies'to a 2-0 victory Sunday afternoon at Lohrville, allowing only one hit and getting fOur himself. Danny White hit a home run. Bowers, Algona, pitched no-flit, no-run ball for seven innings, but weakened ja the eighth and was 'touched for three runs and four bits* He struck out 15 and walked flfiVfiQ ' • Forrest, relieving Bowers struck out two .men.••; Haub struck out 13, and'walked. six, The visiting catcher was :Huff. . Both Haub and Danny White got a three-base bit, and Danny, Warren, >and Gaffney (Lohrville) got two-baggers. Transfusion for 'TwMV ' Ernest Jones, Jr. was tjafce^ "to ,._, „. „ the 'Kossuth hospital yesterday for \ pet|tioa a blood transfusion.to ;pe m elven Martin - tournament. .These must be played by (August 17.. .:''.•" •"•. . ;ii \- • - . -.'..:-. HUNDREDS OF BLOOMSCOMING FOR GLAD SHOW The third.annual show .of the Algona. GladlbiuB society will 'be held next week Wednesday and Thursday in the high school auditorium. Associated with the'flow- er groups in sponsoring the affair are '{.he • Chamber .of Commerce, senior and juuibr, and the Kiwanis and Rotary clubs. . . '' • Despite dry weather it is anticipated -that this year's show will equal that of last year, when the state styow was hold here. Professional: growers -from one coapt to another have indic'alted"-that they "will send entries, "aud blooms from all neighboring towns: in. and 'out of-the-county are anticipated.' Many Iowa growers w,ill send entries, for the "Algon'a show is -rated e;qual in -duality with Ithe, state event. The Algona, society this'-y^ar has" rendered its own special design of medals to be awarded, Jn addition to the regular cups, and-these medals -will be. doubly prized by the winners. The medals'will be on display in the Lusby store window; •-.;••• •• -• ., -,.-•'• ' - - ••••• . An admission charge of 10 cents will be. made to'.the display to defray the expenses./-.. An even larg' er crowd tjian laat.year^ is'antici- pated.;'. .. ' .' -' .;•• A plea for baskets for use in making displays has been made, and people who wish to'loan baskets for the event have' been asked to leave them ait the high school auditorium next- week Tuesday morning. - lie at towns in the ! county: Bancroft,. Wednesday, August .-' Wesley, Wednesday; August. 9. Ledyard, Thursday, August ioV; Algoha, Thursday, August 10. WhHtemore.iFrlday, August 11.' Fenton, Friday, August 11. . Bv,e'ry meeting will start prompt ly .at, 8" p. m' : , . ' J It i is, :the' desire' of .' the -count committee that there .be 'a larg attendance at the meetings, /be cause it '.is felt that, this is a inos important part of the -farm pro gram. , . ' ' "Rules and 'Regulations. €.' R, .Janvrin, 'secretary of the county, association, has given out the. following- information: Corn to be eligible for reseating must be under seal of present. Shelled -corn 'must' grade No. 3 or better and must contain not more The board .president, D. W. Futts, and Supt. A. H. Schuler went to Trimont,"Minn., last week Tues- ay to'inspect a building there. RITES FRIDAY HERE FOR MRS, CLARENCE DAI) Burial i n Riverview for the Victim of Fatal Burns. : By Mrs. LonJg Bode. Union Twp., Aug! -7—The com munity was deeply shocked Wednesday, when, news . rapidlj spread that Mrs. Clarence Dau, o Milltown, Wis., daughter of Mr and Mrs. Frank Riebhoff, had me tragic, death, the result of a blaze of unknown origin the day before Mrs. Dau was unconscious when aid reached her at 10,a. m. Tues day, so the cause of the fire, couli not ,be learned. • She was taken t a -hospital, where, she died ;at, 6 p m. "the same day.'.neyer. regainin consciousness. Her burns were o ;the third degree. : The belief is that Mrs. Dau ha" gone outdoors to secure; a 'ca .(which was found <a short wa from where she was lying), an Swea City, Aug. 7 — Children pick- np slang expreH* .slons In various ways, and a pair of very yoathfal Swea Cltyans 'recenftJy acquainted themselres with two. namely, "playing .with fire" and "In the doghouse." , Last .Thursday morning a 4-year-old and a 3-year-old (both ' «f i -whom •••_ remain anonymous):, began a little experiment involving a brri^h-heap and a handful of purloined matches, and as part of ; the experiment "three-year-ord" 'was instructed by "four-year-old" to sit down on the blazing brush. But just at that moment, the mysterious sixth sense possessed by - mothers induced 'three-year-oIdV mama to look out the window. Detail concerning ' Immediate and highly Interesting subsequent events Is lacking, but it may be revealed that 4- year-old's pet dog was eject; ed from the .kennel, and four- year-old himself spent the rest of the day literally in the doghouse. ' (It is hoped that the dog. house was' large enough to permit, him to stand, for from what has been heard of the preliminaries, It is feared that he was temporarily unable to sit!) DIVORCE CASES AMONG NEW ACTIONS than per: cent moiature.I-When Record Reveals Six Licenses to Marry Six licenses' to wed were Issued last week: Donald H. Coleman, jlj- eanor R. Egli, both, pf'Gilmore City; Dale-M. • Cafr,'' OskaloQsa, June Adel OVermyer, Algona;"August Fotratz, Mildred Qltragge. of "'- " ice" Glaus, bath 'of Fenton; LeRoy Attlg, Wesley,- pearltne Baudusseldroo, Britt;, Gerald E. Cooley, LeQeuter, jfinn., ' Doris m-«> E^rtll, ' •°^? _ f f Jo tl^e for an order for notice of»a > vorce stored as' ear corn, 1 it must grade No. 3 or "better and contain not mOre.-than.'15% per cetn moisture. Storage requirements are practically : the same as in. the past. Swelled corn may .also be 'stored in public warehouses approved for the storage of corn. Begealing for Year. The loan extension will mature August 1,.1940, but with the -requirement that the borrower agree to store, the corn till October : 1; 1.940. The, Commodity Credit Corp. will agree to. pay the borrower seven cents a bushel for -storage upon' delivery of "the corn to' the* corporation •subsequent to .maturity of the extension period. . Full payment of the seven cents is conditioned on delivery at the designated delivery point of the required number of bushels- grading; -No. 3. The borrower will make a refund to the government in the case corn does hot grade 'No. 3 at time of delivery. • Storage Cash it Advuce, The 7c- storage, payment may P9 dbtatijed in advance .ut the ttme the resealing la made, providing that it is used fpr the purpqse of repair- lag or constructing additional corn storage;'; ' ' '" ' '' that through spaataneous combustion it took fire and set fire in her clothing. ..'"'''.:'. Victim Was Alone. The body .was severely burned about the face) chest./arid hands. The "grass where the . victim was found, "lying had also been burned, perhaps haying caught fire from her clothing". • '" : .' '..'. •'. Mrs. Dau was alone at the time, except a four-year-old son who was;at play. He threw some ,sep= arated skim milk on 'his mother to help extinguish the. flames. ^r;^Dau and other members Of tEe family were; in the field, gathering-beans for a cannery. They rushed to .the yard to see what was causing ,fire and there found Mrs. Dau prostrate on the ground half way from the house .. to a water tank when. sheT was overcome. It-is thought that perhaps, inhalation, of fumes from the fire or an explosion may have caused Mrs, Dau to be overcome. She still Had the cap.'of the can clutched in her hand. The can, however, showed no sign of fire or heat; and' nothing in the house was disturbed or showed sign of a fire. •. Double Funeral Services. Mrs. Dau's mother, Mrs. .Frank Riebhoff, arid the son Floyd drove to MHltown on first notice, but arrived top late, Mrs. Dau died'two hours t before they arrived. The must ^obtain -additlo.n-> al insqrance on resealed corn. Such insurance will-be'undewrit- ten -by the Commodity Credit Corp. a$ onenfif Jb, cent a bushel on corn stored on farms and. one-tenth a cent on corn stored In bonded warehouses. Borrowers at present having corn,under seal who do Hot intend to reseal must not break the seal on the cribs'till such time as they Jiavs written permission 'therefor .from, thf county committee.,1 White Sote to Play i, Spencer Team Here Only twq weeks remain 4n the kitjteolball selied.ule after tonights games between the Hub an,4 the Rj»se. , teams (Continued on Page 6.) Five Algonian* to - Sell Enlargements of Photos in East Eleanor Thissen, daughter" of Dr. and Mrs,'R. J- Thissen here and troupe manager of a photo company at Portland, Me.,- has hired five Algona young people to help her at selling. . > The young people are her brother Edward, 'Bill' Bestenlehner, Gertrude Baylor, Mary Bliley, and ^Gladys Schultz. All left Thursday morning for Richmand, Me., -where they will spend a mouth, after they will begin, work in Pennsylvania. They will ultimately cover 26 eastern states. .The work will cpnsist principally in selling enlargements. Miss Thissen has (been at the business 2% years, and she has traveled the same 26 states four ,irnes. he won a diamond riijg ' , t ast year for 'most sales In her errltory, 650 salesgirls competing *wlU Exams Abandonee Drivers' , lioe^S^' .examlnatiop every ft^r H?e given aceording^to S Brown; of' the'highway'patroi - examiners had been spending A few filings ae now "being made in the clerk's office for the next term\of couvt. ''Among ttiein are two'divorce petitions; ; ^'•"••• ; . Mildred M. 'Jurl.whg conducts an Algon'a '.beauty shop, Was grant-. da. decree Friday, by Jud?e Stillman oii a I'f-lUion filed thu Snme da}. Floyd Ml Curl, defendant, accepted sevice of,- notice'.'"The ) i-lnliff, who i had been -Tarried Dcfy're, al'«sed. cruel ?jnd' inhuman 'le&tment.' The' parlies we-re ma'r- •ie'd at Wakonda, S; D,; Seriteinber 30, 1929; and parted last May 1. A son, 8, is with h.ia paternal grand- V.her at Fremont, Neb.!,Mri3. Curl was 'given permission to ' resume iier former surname, which .• was Hoisington.* .••- ; .; The second case is that of Marcella. Erdmann, St. Benedict, vs. Herman F. .Erdmann, and. in this case also cruel and inhuman, treatment is charged. The parties were married at"St. Benedict January 20, 1915, and in April, 1936, the plaintiff obtained a decree for separate • maintenance. There are five children; 8 to '19, of whom the plaintiff asks custody. Among'new district court cases is a replevin'suit' in which Margaret .Faber seeks to recover 15 strayed steers and heifers held by Nick Eischen. Plaintiff claims that Eischen refuses to give up the cattle till he is "paid for a machinery trucking, job. , The parties hail from Gresco township. AFTER ALL, SUMMER MILD THIS SEASON DANCE BEATING TO BE PROBED BY GRAND JURY One of Three Britt Youths Charged With Scrap. On charge of assault with intent to inflict bodily injury on the person of the late Ole Handeland Lester Mattoon, 21-year-old Brltt .youth, was bound over to the Kossuth district court under $500 bond. Mattoon and two other Britt youths, Lyle Hepperly and Adam Ezarskl, who were arrested 01; the same charge, were 'brought be- Ifore Justice of the Peace P. A. Damson for a hearing Friday. The courtroom, was ' crowded with friends of both the accused and of the alleged victim of assault, in addition to county officials and ten witnesses.. . Information was filed by Mrs. Bel via Handeland, mother of cue youth, who died July 20. Handeland's death followed an appendectomy performed July 8 in a Mason City hospital; • Fight at Wedding Dance. . ' The alleged assault occurred on the fairgrounds, June 27 while the Hildtoan- 'Pomfnerening wedding dance was in progress in Floral hall. ; .• '• • ', ' .;•• A postmortem examination was made -by Dr. D. S. Shaw, of Britt. July 22 after friends of Handeland had asked for an investigationi of the death. Dr. R. A. Evans, Kos- suflh coroner, was present. Findings were not revealed. ; i 'i Mattoon, Hepperly; and Ezarski were, arrested Thursday. Hepperly funished an' appearance bond' of $100, and Ezarski a 1 bond ot $500. Mattoori, who did not post a bond, remained in. jail .till, the, hearing. Thirteen Witnesses Temperatures. so . far in Au, have been ;only reasonably warm The last day- of July (last week Monday) was" pretty, war^a, with a high of 98, but the next was comparatively cool, the mercury failing to .i-ise above 83. The., neat of 'the. week • gradually' became warmer, with 93 Saturday. Sunday was again cool, -with 81 degrees for : high. •(-''..' Sunday and yesterday were both cloudy and, cool, but no rain fel in this locality, though it is stil greatly needed. The summer has been exceptional, in that on only one day. has the mercury reached ,' the 100 degree mark. Many days have been in the 8Q's. The small grain harvesting is practically completed, and the fac that birds are flying in "groups this, early early fall.. seems to indicate a,n The official weather record follows: •July ?1 -4^--.-,.' 38 August 2 ,_,.__ .84 Avsu^t 5 ,., i-~ 86 August" 4 —, ,,-,- 90 August, 5 J 92 ' s 6 _,.,-_-_-„- 81 + .,14 157 6,0 <il 61 67 House 1s Remodeled., •Homer Anderson, • who ojeratei the elevator and .coal yards on thi :•;,' Hearings began . ,at 10 : olclocfc ^day. ..morning and continued throughout, the' day. ' The' defendants appeared in' person ! with the attorneyj Frank Senaeff, of. Britt .''County Attorney L, .A,< Wiakel £* *« defense attorned "agreeo' hat the evidence would be the ame- for r the, three • hearings. -.Witnesses who testified for •' the late were: Gerald Garman,' Algona; Eugene" Neuhling, Britt; Bob Wood; L,u Verne; Glen Handeland, 3rJtt; ((brother of the deceased);. Jernice Stalzer, Wesley; Ruby Thompson; Herman Nuehling, and Merle Loebig,.and Mrs. Belvia Handeland (mother of Qle). all three of,Britt. '" •'• /•'•' • ; ••• ; ' ,,;•!• Fight Cause Unrevealed. Melbourn St'eussy, Lu Verne, 'was witness for the defense, and the defendants testified on their behalf.and for each other. After -the -'hearing, the. fathers of He.p- perly, Ezarski,- and. Mattoon furnish the bond for Mattoon. Handaland's; brother testifiec' that while swimming he sa.w blacl. and blue. marks on . QJe's ,body about:, the ribs and a welt oii the- back of his head albout the size of a hen's.egg: No,reasons, were given at the hearings for the right. BANGROFTERS LEAD IN COUNTY LEAGUE Bancroft, still leading in the second half of the season of • the Kossuth -circuit, needs only one more win to add the second hall championship to that won in" the first .half.,: : , The Bancrofters,. at' Lbtts Creek Sunday, put it over the Cree-kers tc the home field, bed! the WesleyanB only-six hits while collecting 1C off the host team. There 'were no errors for the visitors, but Lbttf? Creek made nine. Welp, ,waa behind the plate for the winners; WJca- tendahl.for Lotts Creek, : ' It was said that the Bancroft boys "went down there with blood" in their eyes and got rid of It!" Alderson of Fenton playing on the hme field, held the Wesleyaris to a one-hit, no-error game, while his team hit the valors 14 times, with Erdmann,, B}eich', and Lloyd pitching. M. Lloyd was Wesley^ catcher, Krause caug-h't for Fen^on. Swea. City, at Burt, won a w«ll- plaved game, .5-3, Richardson al' lowed B,urt pnly jsix h}ts; Kuecker, allowed the visitors 11.' Kuecker aud Marlow were catchers.—~, -; Local Club Visited by Rotary Governor - G.^ B,. Brice; district governor,- made 'his visit to the local Club noon and -siwke, 'briefly- 1 en of his administration, for Ing year.',-This was als flrat ol^lv visit largest to, ^^ary, govefpoj

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