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F.E.RUBEY,BURT BANKER, RESIGNS Been President of Burt Bank for Past three Tears Burt: F. E. Rnbey, who hfis been president of the Burt Savings Bank for three years, has resigned and he and Mrs, Rubey expect to leave Burt Mr »nd Mrs. Rubey have made many friends during their three years in Burl •who regret to see them leave. The Algona Upper Pea Moines, Algona, Iowa, Feb. 8,1934 has bcen LaVonne Orelst had her tonsils re- •wred last Friday. Holding, son of Mr. and Mrs, Curtis Holding, has been ill. Helen Thompson came home *fmi Cedar Rapids on Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Btelch and Mrs. *g° Carter were Algona visitors last vnday. j* ... ' wakes hlg c „..., ^^dUughter, Mrs. Cart Watson, has wen in. Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Ward of Min- aeapolis spent the week end here with raMiTea. Mgenla Mae Krlethe has been 111 *nd unable to attend school for several days. Mte» Irene Aten has been 111 with tne mumps at the home of Mrs. Sarah T«rnbull. Doris Lavonne, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Riebhoff is ill with the Mrs. Henry, Gettman has been ill «Bh rheumatism and confined to her tome recently. Mr. and Mrs. J. o. McDonald entertained a number of friends at a party SMnrday night. Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Boettcher entertained a number of friends at bridge Wednesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Long recently entertained a number of relatives at their wedding anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Frane of Al- •ona were guests of Dr. and Mrs. W. T. Feters Sunday evening. Mrs. Wayne Mann has been enjoying » visit from her cousin, Miss Cora Dahl of Thompson, Towa. Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Bartlett have keen taking their little daughter to Mason City to have her eyes treated. Mr. and Mrs. Swan Anderson of Witmar, Minn., are visiting their daughter, Mrs. D. L. McDonald and family. Mr. and Mrs. Beckworth were at Kmore Sunday. Mrs. Art Leason took «are of the cafe while they were gone. Mrs. Ray Isenberger, who was reported M> badly Injured last week Is get- ttng (Jong cicely at the Rochester has- Western Stories, True Stories in Demand on Algona News Stand whl * Ban «" *5« ier , ll ««a««n« have pr*etl- ln Algon *- ^ is an demand for "True ftnd o*** «*«*! ^L type - *«* M "Dream -True Experiences," and others, according to L. W. Gllles- f «» Algona News . ln °>e Smoke Shop, has been handling the magazine stand for the past ten years, and during that time has ample opportunity to see many magazines come and go. Some of his observations are very interesting. Naturally, it is his business to know the tastes of th» fPa 111* P UWIC - Hte estimates ™'JP h £, that he «Us between 1500 and 2000 magazines a month during Hug season of the year. But from September first until May first is tfte best period for magazine literature, and salea during the sum- mer months drop from that figure. The "Post," "Idfcerty" and "Collier's", Wg three oi the nickel literature, receive about 60 calls a week, while tee monthly "True Stoty" gets about 80 calls, largely from women. At least 50 per cent of the customers are women, oil- lespie also stated. Western stories are also In demand most of the tune, while movie magazines also seem to have a big following. Delving Into the "high brow" field, It was discovered that there Is about as much demand for "Scribner's," "Harper's", and "The Atlantic Monthly" as there is for "Whiz Bang," which means that very few calls are received. "Esquire" and "Ttare" of the newer magazines, are two that are show- Ing a steady gain In circulation locally, he also stated. Fenton Oil Co-Op. Reorganized at Meeting Monday Fenton: The stockholders of the Fenton Cooperative Oil company held a meeting last week Monday for the surpose of reorganizing and doing business under the old charter of the Home Oil company. A majority of the stockholders present voted In favor of the cnange. The new company organized when the depression was at its height and the plans adopted at that time to sell new shares waa not as successful as was hoped for. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Maroschek of Ayrshire were entertained at the Emll Haese home Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Weisbrod were Sunday guests at the Ralph Relmers home at Whittemore. Mr. and Mrs. AJbrt Walz of Hollan- aaie, Minn., were Sunday visitors at the Robert Voettler home. Mr. and Mrs. Emll Basse went to smmetsburg Saturday to see the later's sister, Mrs. Julius Holder, who Is The F. F. Schroedera returned last week Monday from Omaha where they attended the funeral of Mrs. Schroed- r'a niece. Mrs^Ray Stoeber was hostesa to the vew Twenty Years Ago News travel prize. Mrs. H. E, t_ ,_» H? Bta ~ ". J. Reeder received the (Taken from the flies of the Upper Des Molnes-Republican for the week of Feb. 11, 1914). Mrs. James McEnroe and daughter, Nora, had just gone to Texas to make an extended visit with relatives. Mrs. Oeo. Mahoney and Miss Josle had gone to Sheldon and Sanborn for an extended visit with relatives. A disastrous fire had occurred five miles east of here at the Bert Buchanan farm when his large barn had burned together with four head of horses, harness, grain and hay. Its origin had been unknown. The contract for the erection of the E. J. Murtagh residence on North Thor- Ington street had been awarded to C. Herman and Hal Cowan. The home was to be completed and ready for occupancy about November first. Veda Falkenhainer had given a valentine party to twelve of her friends the Saturday afternoon before. The party had attended a matinee at the Magic theatre and enjoyed a supper at the Falkenhainer home later. Plans for the building of a memorial Reimers was hostess to Lavonne, Margaret and Rose Marie lUngsdorf spent Saturday night with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Btngsdorf. Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Fhelos and Mr. aad Mrs. B. L. Phelpa and son, Lerojr, «Uled at the L. B. Daniel* bom* 8m- *ty afternoon. Mr. and Mm. Elmer ICienitz and *on •f Lakota and Mr. and Mrs. George Allen were guests Sunday at the Clifford Holding home. Mrs. Mary Newvllle, who has been. •vimtlng a daughter at We.t Bend retained to the home of her daughter, Mrs. Henry Jennings. Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Chipman, Myron Chlpman and Miss Betty Walker called at the Milo Brown home near Garner, Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dorsey from near tedyard spent Monday here at the borne of Mrs. Dorsey's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. I. Mansmlth. Mrs. Henry Gettman and three went to Buffalo Center Sunday to Ylsit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert. Mrs. Gilbert Jwed in a fall. was recently In- Mrs. Tillle Dexter received word last •week that her son, Clair, had recently been injured in an auto accident. His «ar was badly wrecked when he struck • railroad engine. Orover Shaeffer, a former Burt boy, 4kd at his home in Minneapolis, Jan. 24th. He was a brother of Mrs. L, E Tbwne and Mrs. Will Fish, who lived here until several years ago. Walter Sorenson returned home on Thursday from Iowa City, wnere he waa »t the lowu University hospital. Wh'le thrrc he called on Fred Lavrens, who IB at the hospital for treatment lor »ta eyea. A birthday ball given here on Tups- day evening of last week In honor of the president's birthday was attended by a fair crowd and a good time was «njoyed by all. This waa put on by aome of the CWA workers. Mrs. Maude Hanna gave eighth grade examinations at the school house here last Friday. The following six pupils took the examinations: Carrol Jain, Marie Watson, Jane Carolyn McWhorter, Floyd Stott, Howara Long and Herman Leek. On Tuesday evening of this week Rev. 8. M. Gladstone of Lone Rock preached at the Presbyterian church and on Wednesday evening, Rev. C. Paul Carlson of Algona preached. These were special services and were enjoyed by good crowds. The local declamatory contest was held last Friday night and tho following were chosen out of the ten speakers Who were chosen last week: Darrel Riddle in oratorical, Lydla Mansmlth In dramatic and Sarah Schroeder. humorous class. They will represent Burt In the state series of contests. The Woman's club met Monday night •t the home of Mrs. Maude Hanna with Miss Myrtle Hanna assisting host • ess. The program consisted of a paper by Miss Ruth Hodgson on "Fashion tax the Musical World," a paper was also given fcy Mrs. Wm. Vogel on "My Life in Your Hands" by Eddie Cantor. Two Pneumonia Cases in Good Hope Good Hope: Two cases of pneumonia, Beverly Ann, little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Erwin. Turner and LaVonne, the jrounge&t daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Riebhoff, have caused concern during the past two weeks nut only to tile parents, but to friends of the little patients in the community. The Turner child is well on the road to recovery but the RiebboH baby is still running a temperature, although ttome- •hat improved, over the several pre: daj» ler bridge club Saturday afternoon. Irs. W. T. Ohm won high score and Mrs. p. j. Weisbrod the travel prize. Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Krause and fam- |y were Sunday visitors at the O. O. chmidt home at Buffalo Center. The chmldts were former Fenton residents. Mr. and Mrs. Hsjna WUbarg fend amily of Rlngsted and Mr. and Mrs. Martin Wilberg and family were entertained at the Nels Wilberg home on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. LeROy Newel and sons. Warren and Franklin of Hartley and Mrs. Kate Newel of Spencer spent Sunday at the O. B. Johnson and Charles Newel homes. *tor«noe and *MUMM Andmon of Bwea City, Wilfred atoeber and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Stoeber were ete o'clock dinner guests at the home of Stanley Munch Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Jentz, Jr., entertained at seven tables of five hundred Friday evening. Mrs. Walter Jentz won high score prize. Charles Newel received the low. Mrs. Carrie Vlogt was hostess to the Hook and Needle club last week Wednesday evening. Mrs. O. H. Graham entertained her sewing circle the same day In the afternoon. The August NeUon, A. J. Krause, Marinua Nelson and E. C. Pauerby families attended a birthday anniversary surprise on Mrs. Karl Nielsen at Rings ted last week Wednesday evening. It was also the birthday anniversary of Mr. Krause. Mrs. Minnie Dreyer was guest of honor at a birthday anniversary party at the home of her son, Everett, last Thursday evening. Those present were the Herman Dreyer, Elsie Dreyer. John Kohlwcs. A. J. Krause, R. O. Hengel and Alfred Schmidt families and Frank Dreyer. Mrs. Kate Hantelman and son, Eldon. Mrs. George Slems, Mrs. Henry Miller and John Voettler drove to Winnebago Minn., last week to attend the funeral of Mrs. Walter Gross. Mrs. Gross was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Downer, formerly of Fenton, now of Hawley, Minn. The Women's Foreign Missionary society met last Thursday in the Methodist church parlor with Mrs. J. T. Snyder and Mrs. R. C. Goetsch a.s hostesses. Devotional leader was Mrs. C. G. Humphrey. The topic of the program was "Woman and Progress" and the leader was Mrs. Earner Welsbrod. "Miniature Biographies" of Isabel Hwang was given by Mrs. dirts Ruske and "Altar Lights" by Mrs. E. A. Wels- brod. The program closed with a duet by Mrs. P. J. Newel and Mrs. R. C. Goetsch. Trinity Lutherans Observe Lent The season of Lent is again approach- Ing. An exceptionally solemn season. Special services will be conducted during this holy season every Wednesday evening at the Trinity Lutheran church. The outstanding features of Christ's great passion will be portrayed in the sermons to the hearers. Rev. P. J. Braner announced that the series of this year's Lenten discourses will be based upon six important Passion Questions of Christ. The public Is also cordially invited to attend these Lenten services. «>*• J'HUU.iTK OF STATE OK IOWA KOSSl'TH COUNTY, ss. No. XS15 In District Court, January Terra 1834. To All Whom It May Concern: Your uro heruby nolfticd. That an Instrument of wriiliiK purporting to be tho last Will arid Tostmaunt of Mury R. Arnold, deceased, dated February 4, 1927. having been thin day died, opened mid read, (he 6th day of March 1834. la flxed for hearing proof of same at tho Court House in Algona. Iowa, be- fori; the District Court of said County, or the Clisrk of said Court; and at nine o'clock A. M. of the day above rnen- !jo/ied all persons Interested are hereby notified and required to appear, and show cuuue If any they have, why aal.l instrument uhould not be proluire'd and illowed uu and for the laat Will and Testament of tald deceased. Dated at Algona, Iowa, February 2, E. J. MeEVOY. Clerk of District Court. ALMA PEARSON. Deputy. £. C. MdUaboD, Attorney. t-i commemorate the birth of the order of American Yeomen in Ban. croft eighteen years previous had Just been sanctioned by the board of directors of that society In Des Moines. The building was expected to be completed within the coming year. It had Just been revealed that Vemer J. sends and Mary K. Anderson had been married since January 2nd, the ceremony having been performed at Forest City by the grooms' brother. The bride was a daughter of County Treasurer Fred Anderson and had been employed as clerk to the county treasurer's office. About 150 Kossuth county teachers had braved the stormy weather of the previous Friday and had attended the very successful meeting of the midwinter Institute. -The program*, papers and discussion had proved to bf very interesting. That evening many teachers attended the lecture given by Mrs. McChesney at the library. A large group had assembled in the library assembly room the previous Friday and had heard Mrs. W. J. McChesney, who had talked on the Panama canal. She had given Its history and explained Its operations. Mrs. McChesney, her father and D. A. Haggard had visited there the previous winter. Stereopticon views taken by Mrs. McChesney were also shown. Mr. and Mrs. Pernley Runchey entertained Miss Alberta Grosenbach and Dolph Miller Sunday. Mrs. Rome Robinson returned home Monday after assisting her daughter, Mrs. H. I. Sabln, who has been ill with the flu. Mr. and Mrs. Will Runchey and their daughter, Mary, and Hazel Powell spent Sunday at the Earl Powell home at Mason City. Newton. Taylor was brought to the Will Batt, Sr., home Wednesday, Feb. 7th from the Kossuth hospital to recover from a recent operation for appendicitis. Mesdames J. M. cox and Earl MUter spent Friday with Mrs. j. P. Schoby in Algona. John Miller and Harold Miller were at the home of Mrs. Stella Sabln in Algona the same day. Among those writing the eighth grade examinations Friday in Algona were Mary Runchey, Helen Erickson, Nona Blanchard. Bernlce and Roman Thilges, Eugene Muller, Lloyd Brandow, John Wagoner, John Miller and Harold Sabin. Mrs. Lewis Wildin is up most of the. time after two week's illness and son, George, is able to sit up, due to a war nervous breakdown. The son, Arthur, at the Kossuth hospital, is now doing nicely and may be taken home the middle of next week. He is now walking about with crutches. Lewis Wildin, Sr., is also slowly improving. The parents of Mrs. M. C. Worster, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Bradwell have for several years made Uleir home with the Worsters. Mr. Bradwell has been quite poorly this fall and winter suffering severe heart attacks and tie passed away suddenly Sunday night. Three sons, Bert and Joe of Valley City and Earl of Sanburn, North Dakota,' arrived Tuesday morning. Mrs. Ira Ashing of Algona spent the fore part of the week at the Worster home. Another daughter resides at Minot, North Dakota. Don't Get Up Nights Use Buchu and Gin Hake This 25o Test It is as valuable to the bladder as iastor oil to the bowels. Drives out impurities and excess acids which cause the irritation resulting in get- ;ing up nights, burning, frequent desire, leg pains and backache. On account of the alcohol use Juniper oil from which gin Is made. Ask for 3ukets, the bladder laxative also containing buchu leaves, etc. After four days, If not pleased your druggists will return your 25c. You are bound to sleep better after this cleansing. £. W. Lustoy, Druggist, Algona, and W. J. De&tou, Druggist, Titoaka, say Buk- lau best ceiler. 70 at Shower for Marie Haack, Lone Rock Bride-to-be Lone Rock: Seventy friends and relatives attended a shower at the Win, Haack home Sunday evening, given In honor of Miss Marie Haack, who Is to become the bride of Lestern Denton at Swea City soon. H. J. Rice did cable work at Oorwlth Saturday. A community day sale will be held in Lone Rock, Friday, February 9th. The sewing club met at the home of Mrs. Llllle Thompson last Tuesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Dehnert of Algona visited at the R. L. Padgett hon'e Saturday. Ella Ewoldt gave a party at her home Sunday evening in honor of her sister, Elva of Algona. The American Legion Auxiliary will meet at th« home of Mrs. R. L. Padgett Friday afternoon. Former Bancroft Woman Passes at Buffalo Center Bancroft: Mrs. Sowers, for many years a resident of Bancroft, pa«sed away at her home in Buffalo Center Sunday morning. A stroke was the cause of her death. Last fall she fell victim to a stroke while attending a homecoming in Iowa City, and suffered another around Christmas time at her home, the third coming Sunday which proved fatal. Funeral services were held in Buffalo Center Tuesday and the remains were taken to Iowa City, her home town, for burial. Many friends here mourn her passing. Mrs. Mayland of Titonka visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Barentine Sunday. John Drew's young daughter of Ledyard waa operated on yesterday for appendicitis. Mrs. M. L. Schilte spent four days last week in Whlttemore visiting her daughter, Mrs. Priester. Mr. and Mrs. Hans Broderson have a batoy boy born Thursday. Mother and baby are doing nicely. Rt. Rev. Msgr. J. D. Fisch visited at the St. John's parsonage from Tuesday until Thursday of last week. The Misses Lois Yohnke and Ethel Huoome of Buffalo Center were dinner guests at the O. S. Underkofler home Sunday. The little one born last week to Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Nemmers was named Maxlne Agnes and both mother and batoe are coming along nicely. Albln Menke injured his eye last week when a particle of steel struck his eye ball and cut the flesh around the eye. It Is mending nicely now. Mrs. Frank Recker, Mr. and Mrs. G. S. tmderkofler and daughter, Monica attended funeral services in Buffalo Center Tuesday for Mrs. Sowers. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Sandt and three children enjoyed a dinner at the home of his mother, Mrs. Mike Sandt, Sunday and also visited Mr. and Mrs. Nick Sandt. Twelve friends of Inez Menke surprised her on her birthday Sunday afternoon. All sorts of games were indulged in and a lunch was served the little ones. Martha Mescher is assisting in the fifth and sixth grades of St. John's school during the absence of Sister M. Patricia, who Is seriously 111 in the Sacred Heart hospital in LeMars. Mr. and Mrs. Guy Hart and Jw^ph Williams drove to Sioux City Saturday to visit their daughter, Antoinette and nlso to toko in the annual dance held every year at this school. They returned Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Rahe entertained at four tables of bridge Thursday evening. Mrs. Will Vaske won high and Frank Wllhelml high. Mrs. Frank Wll- helmi won low and also N. B. SchlltB. J. W. Sehiitz won cut prlae. A lunch was served later in the evening. Mrs. Joe Recker, Sr., entertained four tables of bridge Friday evening. Mrs. P. A. Lonergan won high, Mrs. May Lattimer second, Mrs. Bridget Quinn won low and Mrs. M. A. Saunders won the guest prize. After the cards the ladles were served a delightful lunch. Rt. Rev. Msgr. J. b. Flsch was guest of honor at a dinner given at the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Guide on Thursday. The rest of the party attending were Rev. Father Scholtes and Rev. Father Pick, Miss Naber, Miss Mary Soppe and her sister, Miss Soppe, Mrs. A. H. Fuchs, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Sheridan, Mrs. Bridget Quinn and her son, Bob Quinn. The second last card party given by the Young Ladies' Sodality was another big success and those taking home the prizes were: high In flve hundred. Mrs, Alphonse Lenstng and Ambrose McBride of Lone Rock, Elizabeth Lattimer won low. Those winning high in bridge were: Coilette Welp and F. J. Welp and low were. Mrs. j. H. Sheridan and Wilbur Fox. Next Sunday evening the last of the parties the ladies will sponsor a basket social being the last of the season. The Good Will club entertained their families and a few friends to an oyster stew Friday night at the community hall. The Methodist Ladies Aid met on Wednesday afternoon at the town hall Mrs. W. H. Ellis and Mrs. Ralph Davidson were hostesses. Mr. and Mrs. Dick Wermewm and family, Mr. and Mrs. Austin Burtls enjoyed Sunday dinner at the home of their father. Bailey Burtts, in Algona. Invitations are out for the golden wedding of Mr. and Mrs. George Stoddard of Renwick to be celebrated nfxt Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Stoddai-d arc the parents of Mrs. Wrn. Blfrlng. Those pupils taking piplith grade examinations here last, week were Shirley Blumer, Mary Shipley. David Coleman, John Blumer. Lester Kubley, Leslie Kubly, Gordon Miller and Alberta 1 Frnntz. The J. J. club met Friday afternoon with Mrs. Ed Dehnert. The roll call was answered by antiques. The after- noon was spent socially by tfie m«n- bprs. after which refreshments were served by the hostess. An oyster supper was enjoyed Thursday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. DeRae Godfrey in honor of iho birthday anniversary of Mrs. C. C. Anderson who has been yislMr.er at the home of hor parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Godfrey rtnce Christmas. Mrs. And«T*on returned to her home In Allendale, Missouri. Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. DeRae Godfrey took her to Des Moines where shp was met by Mr. Anderson. A series of parties wero held last week In honor of Ernest Meyer, who lin.s born visiting relative.": and friends In this community. One was held ar, ! he Max Mover home Sunday evening. The evening wns ?pent. in playlnpr bun- co. Five hundred was enjoyed Tuesday evening at the home of Ernest. Moyer, Jr., and on Wednesday evening at the H. L. Meyer home. Mr. Meyer returned to his home in Michigan Friday. LUVERNE NEWS The Evangelical Missionary society met Thursday with Mrs. Fritzemeler. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Stone attended the Auxiliary meeting in Algona Friday v The Lutheran Ladles Aid met on Thursday in the church basement. Mrs. Paul Phillips waa hostess. W. B. Mason is quite ill with pneumonia. 'Miss Eonujstettcr i.s taking care of him during hla Illness. The Old Gray Mare Is More What She Used to Be The old grey mare is now overjoyed. She's out of one of the great unemployed. She's making a market for our surplus of grain. Our hay and our pastures are used once again. We find that she does all our work Just as well, And boy! How shell make my bank account swell! The oily-tongued salesman who sold me that tractor. Forgot to inform me expense was a factor. That long time credit ho gave me was bunk. By the time it was paid for, that tractor was Junk. I bought a corn picker, which everyone knows Leaves much of the corn on the ground 'tween the rows. Then there's the combine—well that was too funny, About all the "harvest" it got was my money. When I stop to consider and figure my losses. How much rd saved had I always fanned with my hosaes! No oil and no gas, and not much repairs, Less worry, less debts and fewer gray hairs. HI buy no more tractors that cause so much grief, You'll not hear me begging for more farm relief, I'll always be free from all trouble and care, As long as I stick to the good old gray mare. Now is the time to bring your harness in and get them repaired and oiled before the spring rush starts. Come in and see me before you buy that New Harness. I have a deal where I can sell a better harness cheaper than ajiyone else, shoe Repairing, Scissors and Skates Sharpened. Jesse Speraw Repairing, Sctoora and Skafcw Sharpened. old d COME' What coke? Talk Is This Circula y>. fm ^d for t he worthy purpose of Bc ttiu B subscription money into tho good last week, took some trouble to explain that tho otbor paper .carried four , wceks P^ iod, and we carried tlnus and so. The %ures, of ks when of pages as did ourselves. purpose, number Although our statistical department was getting a trifle musty, wo dug around and found our mathematical scoop shovel, with which we discovered the following facts, and also an explanation of why it is possible when each paper is running the same number of pages, for the other paper to show that it has more LINES ot reading matter. The answer is quite clear enough. The ALGON A UPPKtt DKS MOINKS & is a 7-cohinin paper by than a 7-column page. cause Somehow or other we are not fearful that our good subscribers will be wheedled away from u.s be- se we have a 7-colunm paper. But, if the public wants it so, we will glady change at any time to an 8-cohmm page. Of course, -column page has its drawbacks. The advertiser gets more space, per column inch, in THE AL(U) JPPER DK8 MOINKS than he Avould in an 8-eolumn paper. However, we are fully equipped 8 Ul change to an 8-cohimn paper, and should the demand warrant it, we WILL change. an fA to We can readily add another column and cut down (he column width to 12 i-ms, or 2 ing our advertisers LESS for their money. incuts. giv- Newspaper men as a whole, and others as well, have frequently commented on the fact that a 7- column newspaper in the weekly field, produces a better looking newspaper than does an 8-column page. Hence this paper has not torn its hair out by the roots in an effort to produce; an 8-column paper. And may we take this opportunity to thank those hundreds of subscribers who have demonstrated their good will by the payment of their subscriptions, and also the many new subscribers who have, joined our growing circle of weekly readers in the past mouths. Your support is appreciated, and our thanks will be shown by the continued effort we shall make to give Kossuth county as good a paper as we can produce. The Algona Upper Des Moines Circulation 2637, AND GROWING. V3&aD&&£MttX^^ mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmummmmummmmmummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm^

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