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Awarded Highest Honors as "Iowa's Best Weekly Newspaper" By State University of Iowa, 1933 AND COUNTY PAPER Utaona dipper Be* jfttoines Established 1865 ALGONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, MARCH15,1934 WEATHER Unsettled Thnnribr, rising tttnperatmr. Twelve Pages- Section One. VOL. 32.—NO. 11 PATTERSON OUT FOR LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR * » Burt Senator Vigorously Flays Democratic State Control LEGACY OF TAX CORN-HOG WORK, SUCCESS, NOW ON (MNTYOFFIC1AIS Former Kossuth Folks at Annual Iowa Picnic of Allotment Com- Begin; Expense TJptoAss'n. •Upon toe shoulders of the Kossuth *vunty allotment committee will fall the bulk of the work in the local administration of the corn- hog production control campaign, according to officials in charge of the Iowa cam- The board of directors of the county corn-bog control association, however, baa been delegated the power and authority in the local organization. The allotment committee r- »ry out its oiden. This committ« Is composed of the president of the corn-hog control es- aodatlon and four other members of the board of directors of the association. The president of the assocalUon •will be chairman of the county allotment committee. The vice president of the association, though nnt a member, will serve on the committee In the absence of any regular member, it was explained. Expense Up to AWn. The expense of the campaign in Kos- «uth county rest* entirely in the hands of the corn-hog control association in that it has the authority to incur local expense WiHflh certain limits set by the secretary of agriculture. The dntttB of the county allotment committee wiU be to: odder a!} contracts contract*. • to insert corrected and figures in contracts. Certify to the Corn-Hog section of the AAA the total corrected figures for ' 1*34, corn acreage, contracted acreages •dm production «nd corn reduction payments. ' ' ! ' 1 ' ' Carry out any other duties specified by the Corn-Hog section. The allotment committee may hol< hearings and conduct investigations If necessary In performing Us duties. Offer Bookkeeper Aid An entirely revised farm business re cord book which will be of value to Jannera in keeping figures needed In connection with the corn-hog program «a well as for a general summary and analysis of the farm enterprise, is available from, the farm management extension service of Iowa State College according to word received by G. A. Bonnstetter, county agent, this week. This account book is essentially the «une as that recommended by the ex- 3 Couples Observe Golden Weddings Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Norrta of Swea City (above) observed their golden wedding anniversary, Peb. 36. They were married In Algona. They have two children, 20 grandchildren, and 47 great grandchildren, Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Dale of Algona celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary March 3. Children of this fine couple are Mrs. Len Taylor, Algona; W. L. Dale. Algona; E. B. Dale, Fairmont; Warren Dale, Minneapolis; and James, Minneapolis. Mr. and Mr*. O. W. Simmons celebrated their golden wedding Sunday by holding open house. They were married in Davenport. Their children arc Marck of Fairmont, Minn.; Mrs. David King of Algona, and Ralph and Lester of Algona. ' Get-Together Tonight The annual meeting of the Algona Community Club will be held this evening at 7:30 o'clock in the American Legion hall. ' Bulletins (have been sent to all members and all others, even though not members, are cordially invited to attend. The business meeting will precede the remainder of the program. Five new directors and five directors from the present set of ten, •will be elected: Following the business session, and a talk on the sales tax by local men who recently went to Des Moines to find out more about it, the group will have a lunch and enjoy its annual card tournament. Among the recent activities of the Algona Community Club has been the furnishing and supplying of an office for the national reemployment headquarters which are to be located here permanenUy. The office Is now located in the Haggard & Peterson building. tension service for several years, but baa been changed and expanded in keeping with current needs and con- .. dttions. It provides a place for all the Merman Mecil*?! iJl'28 Information needed In connection with . the corn-hog program and complete re- f QUO VTOlg cords of aH receipts and expenses, production and other items. The book also provides a place for all the records of all receipts and expenses, production and other items. The book also pro- Tides blanks for a summary at the end of the year showing the net cash income, net farm income and other measures of profit. Forms for an analysis of the farm business are'provided which enable the operator to study each section of his buslneu to see how it compares with the average for Iowa. This average U prepared each year by the extension service from the books of farmers keeping records in cooperation with the Special Letter Tells of Interesting Meeting in California (By Horace Mann) The annual Winter Picnic of the Southern California Iowa Association was held it* Lincoln Park, Los Angeles, on Saturday, March 7, having been postponed onft week on account of rain. The day 1 was perfect, remlnd- nig me of what A. D. Bicknell, of Humboldt, said *o me shortly after Bertha and Winifred and I arrived in Long Beach, and that was Just twenty years ago next Saturday, March 10, which is also the first anniversary of our earthquake. Mr. Bicknell said: 'You havent any right to have July weather In March," but we did. The first name on one of the registers was Mrs. Lemuel Stockwell of Beach and the last was former State Senator H. C. Adams. The other register was headed by Mr. and Mrs. Jamea A. Dlnger, formerly of Wesley, now residents of Upland. The last name was Mm. E. E. Ballhelm (Ruth Oatwald) and Babe, formerly of Whittemore, now of Los Angeles. Those who attended from Long Beach included Mr. and Mrs. Bert Peck, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Harsch and son and daughter, C. L. McFarland, Mrs. Mae King (Turnas), Will Sherman, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Waldo and Vtola, Bertha and Horace Mann. The Manna went with Charlie and Maggie Henderson Waldo and all had a perfect day. Those registering from- Gtendale were Emerson H. Roamr, Darwin, Reaser, Mr and Mrs. Lenore Sheffield Stephen son, O. W. Brunner, Dr. ant Mrs. T E. Stull and Miss Elizabeth Stull. Petenons Present From Pasadena came Mr. and Mrs A. L. Peterson, Mrs. Helen A. Norton Mr. and Mr*. Leonard R. Morrison Jr., and Mrs. Laura Paine came from Altadena. R. H. Miller and Mrs. Maggie Miller came from San Marino. Mrs. Hally Prlngle Henness and L. P. Anderson came from Whittler and Ellen Gal bralth Knoll came from Santa Ana Mm. Lula Hofius Benton came from Gardena. From Ontario were Miss An na Hamilton, Fred M. and Mrs. Annie F. Tjaden Bacon, and Miss Carri (Continued on Back Page) in college. Corn-Hog Accoont Book In addition to the new revised farm record book, the regular loose leaf account book is available for those who wish to keep more detailed records. For producers who wish to keep only the corn and bog data the Agricultural Adjustment Administration is printing a shorter record book for those two enterprises. This corn-hog account book wiH be distributed free to those desiring it. A charge of a few cents to cover expenses of printing and distribution of the revised Iowa record book will be made as in the past. Car Overturns j Four Young People Unhurt Returning from the basketball game between Algona and Mason City, played at Mason City last Saturday night, an automobile carrying Bob Williams, Valeria Pickett, Maurice Michel and Evelyn Smith turned over at the Hutchins corner on highway 18, but fortunately nobody was Injured. There have been a number of accidents on the same corner, which to a •harp one, and which has a tendency to throw machines sideways as they go over the railroad track. The car turned over once, and came to a stop, upside down. Herman Meohler, fr.tfscr a '*frs .M. W. Schwletert of Aliens '),".« Thursday, March 8, at the hon '».!> son, Clarence Mechler, soc> ittikti. He had been in his .,«.< good health until Friday when .. -.ei vd a stroke which was to nrovv '. ...»1 a few days later. Mr. Mechler was ';«rn November 17. 1859, at Davenport, Iowa. His parents were Mr. and Mrs. August Mechler. On March 20, 1884, Mr. Mechler was married to Friedericka Keuer at Oxford, loka. Twelve years later they moved to Iowa and remained there until 1903 when they went to Crookston, Minnesota, to farm for the next six years. In 1908 they returned to a farm near Titonka where they lived until 1918 when they retired and moved to Tltonka. Mr. Meohler is survived by two sons, Elmer and Clarence, lalnerb farms near who farm their Tltonka and daughter, Mrs. M. W. Schwieteit of Algona. He is also survived by three brothers, John of Iowa City, August of Ouray, Colorado, and Will of Davenport, and by a sister, Mrs. Emma Wag- ier of Homestead, Iowa. Mrs. Mechler died a year ago lost December. Since her death Mr. Mechler had spent part of his time with ihls sons in Titonka, and the remainder with his daughter lere. He was known as an industrious farmer and a man of sterling qualities, Funeral services were held Saturday March 10, at Titonka, with the Rev. H W. Schoenlein, pastosr Use German Lutheran church of Titonka oSiciating Burial was made in the BuBalo township cemetery. Ledyard Plays Tonight The state championship basketball A*«V WHn** Trmm-m, f- — .- -y j tourney for high school will pet underway at Cedar Palls, today. • The 1**- vard team, winners of the class Site oTtbe local district, will wwt MarteS*. an undefeated aggregation, -* 7 p. m. tonight. :AST is SELECTED FOR ALGONA HIGH SCHOOL OPERETTA Miss Grace Miller and Students to Present''Lelawala'' on March 23 Characters have been chosen for the annual fflgona high school operetta, Lelawala" or "The Maid of Niagara," o be given here March 33 under the direction of Miss Grace Miller. This promises to be a beautiful operetta with the background laid in. the ndian country. It la 4 three-act dramatic operetta. Costumes will be in charge of Miss Nancy Renaud and the stage and lights will be managed by Miss Frances Messer and Adrian Burmeister. Cut of Characters Wokomis, Jim Ohubb; Klolowar, Bernard Yeoman; Lelawala, Nettle Orubb, Marpeetopafh, Bob McCullough; Hlntola, Alma Boettcher; Sowanas Dick Post; Sungela, Donald Hutchins: Wacootay, Max Miller; Wabebe, Merle Yeoman; Wanyeca, Isabel Oreenberg; Napanee, Margaret Btephenson; Ea?« Eye, Bob SelUtrom; Major Wallace John Greene; Mabel. Valeria Pickett; Captain Bliss, Dick Bhackleford; Clnr- inda Bond, Esther Pratt; Sergeant Bilks. John ShiltajLord Taller, Maurice Michel. gpeelatttai Indian maidens: Marjorie Johnson, Frances McEnroe, Laurene Laabs, Mildred Laabs, Arlene Praser and Myr- School Vote Tabulated; Villages Hold Caucuses Town Elections to Bring Battles of Opposing Tickets tie Olcen, Indian.-* Rob- With the school election results beginning to be tabulated, thoughts of many Kossuth voters turned to their local elections this week. A partial list of the outcome of the school elections, insofar as they have been reported, follows: Sctiool District Results Algona—E. J. Hough reelected bo independent school district board. Twenty-six votes were cast. Mr. Hough was unopposed. Of the 26 votes cast, only two were cant by Algona business men. Whittemore — Seventy-tJiree votes were cast, and Herman Vaudt was elected to the independent school district board for a term of 3 years. Frank Bestenlehner was elected treasurer for two years. No other nominations were filed. Cresco—New directors for this vicinity are as follows: River-dale No. 3, Geo. Wildln; Cresco No. 1, Perry St. John; Cresco No. 2, Philip Roethler; Cresco No. 3, Nick Wagner; Cresco No. 4, Ralph Brown; Cresco No. 5, Ben Dwenger; Whittemore No. 3, W. H. Brandow; Whittemore No. B, August Berneau. Good Hope—Earl Taylor was reelected in district 6. W. I. Dodda was reelected in district 3, and D. C. Gardner was reelected in district 6. Irvlngton—The weather being perfect the largest school vote on record we polled In some places. In district No 1, which includes the town of Sextort Herman Wise wa* r*etectedi In dls Ida ___ ^_^ _ _____________ sfiotte HH- ton7Mflry Helen Hudson, Ruth Mahieg, Kathleen Evans, Walter Beardaley. John Chrtatemen, Durwood Baker, Lawrence Mason, George Stewart, Alia Sarchett, Roland Irwln. Indian hunters: Bernard Yoeman, 20,000 Acres of Kossuth Land Game Management About 20,000 acres of Kossuth county ore now under the game management area plan of the state fish and game department, it was learned this week. This includes a game management area from Blackford park to the Irvington bridge, along the Upper Des Moines river, on area of about 8,000 acres; an area at Ledyard of about 10,000 acres, running east and west, Just south of Ledyard; and a Plum Creek area of 2,000 acres, In the vicinity of ;he Mike McEnroe place. The purpose of the game management area Idea is to furnish Improved cover and feed conditions for wild life and also to make arrangements so that the land owner or tenant can prevent trespassing and poaching, and control hunting in an orderly, authorized way. In game management areas, which will all be posted, hunters must obtain permission to hunt from the land owner, and after finishing their hunting must report to the owner or tenant before leaving the premises, giving results of their hunting. This Insures control of the hunting, and also gives the state department an accurate Idea of how rapidly the wild game is being killed. Irwln Smith, Leroy. Mathlson, Russell Sands, Hal Cooper, Durwood Baker, Walter Beardsley, Wilbur Stevens, Wayne Douglas, Bernard Miller, Merle Yoeman, Max Miller. Minuet Dancer* Colonial minuet dancers: Ila Leffert, Jane Hemphl'l, Sherwood Potter, Francis McEnroe, Marjorie Crulkshank, Stanley Muckey, Dorothy Fraser, Gertrude Long, Clark Redfield, Ella Mae Johnson, Irene Drager, Bob LaBarrt. Soldiers: Allan Buchanan, Roland Irwin, Bob Post, Palmer Sellstrom, Paul Wooster, Wayne Moore, Wayne Riddle. namecT elected; George Ferstl was elected No. 6, Mr. Arndorfer in No. 7, Johr Schultz in No. 8, and Armor Lempke i No. 9. Caucuses Nominate Bode—T. T. Thompson was nominate for mayor, Arthur Monson, Oscar prof stad, Leo Kinseth, J. B. Jacobson, O T. Gulllckson for councilmen: J. M Rood for treasurer; John Pederson, as and John Lomen, committee Bend—Two tickets for Wes Bend municipal offices have been nom inated. The present setup of officials were all renomlnated at a cau cus, with the exception of Phil Dor weiler, who has a job as deputy revenu collector. sessor; man. West Later in the week, a secord ticket! was filed, headed by Dr. I. J Weber, for mayor; R. G. Wilson, C. C Miller, Gene Graham, J. A. Olscn a White chorus: Mary Gllmore, Helen George Montag for the council. Kuhn, June Bolenus, Helen Chubb, Eva Llvermore—Charles Jennings was un Shackleford, Ruth Butts, Geneva Ster- I an imously nominated for mayor Tw MYSTERY SOLVED The identity of the Uttte ml« who was erroneously called Marion Mc- MaHon Schmlti In the "Who's Who" picture published In our paper March 1, has finally cmm t« light. One of our Bcont* informs m that tb« ytncng lady was Kathryn Mlsbach. She's the third MM from the left end in the front raw, and to apparently engrosMd In looking at a stick of candy. The Who* Who series will be back with us next week. PETIT JURY LIST DRAWN; TRIO OF WOMEN NAMED To Report April 10; Grand Jury Same as For Last Session The following Is a list of the petit urors drawn to serve at the March, 1934 term of the district court. They must report April 10, 1034. The grand jurors are the samo as the ones who served last term of court. They must report April 3rd, 1934, and all grand jurors mult report. The petit; jurors are a* follows: Wort Asche, LakoU; P. J. Aman, Sexton; Marion Ohlpman, Burt; Adrian easier, Al»ona;_^.JVJC Ototo- BURDENS, CALLED SESSION RESULT To Govern or be Governed is Question, Patterson Declares BONNSTETTER BOOM FOR SENATE LOOMS State Senator George W. Patterson of Burt, with a scathing denunciation of the past two years of democratic state control of Iowa government, announced his candidacy fcr the post of lieutenant governor on the republican ticket. In a statement made public yesterday, In connection with his announcement, Mr. Patterson had the following to say about the democratic handling of state government. "Under state democratic leadership. Iowa has witnessed a long drawn out legislative session, leaving as its legacy Increased tax burdens which, for the most part, must Inevitably be born by the humbler consumers of the state. Says Recovery "Gutted" "The Imposition of some fifteen million dollars of annual tax on food, clothing, and other necessities means, n the final analysis, just that much reduction in wages. It is a direct and iolent repudiation of the avowed purpose of the national program to re- itore the purchasing power of the eor.- sumers. The plain fact to—the present state democratic administration In InJfo, 4. B, 8. Mawdrfey wfc n No. 5. Leslie Jenltl»-w«*. ... , .. Vente, Fenton; Paul W. Larson, swea City; Alphonse Lenslng, Bancroft; Geo. Merkle, LuVerne. James M. Moore, Algona; Reuben Olson, Bancroft; Qrace Philips, A!- gona; Chas. Piathe, Bode; Joe Rippentrop. Lakota; Fred Ringsdorf, Burt; James Reding. Ottosen; E. Stewart, Burt; Ray P. Smith, Lakota; A. J. Seller, AJgona; H. W. Stcbrltz, Algona; Clarence Seefeld, Wesley; John W. Shiltz, Bancroft; Henry Smith, Burt; Dick Steinhard, Lakota; Ralph Yan- scr, Wesley. its tax policy— «o far as W could-- ttt- - •- .-..„..-...,.- - ----- position in the MI been will CWA Work Nears End in County From all indications all CWA work in this county will stop the last of this month, when work relief, similar to that done before under the direction of ERC is supposed to start again. New projects may be called for, and workers would be paid with orders on merchants, similar to the manner In which such work was handled prior to CWA. If Tou Misunderstood It was stated that it cost Kossuth county »19,561.&3 last year to transfer Kossuto county folks to state institutions, in a story about county expenses. It might have been added that this also meant the cost to the county for caring for these patients in the Institutions, not merely the cost of taking them to the institutions. Public Sale Monday A farm sale of 49 bead of livestock will be held Monday, Much 19, by Victor Johnson at bis place located on highway 18 across from tbe Oook and Titus servics station*. Further details will be fottu4 on a d^pia; «4 etae- Choir of 50 in Service Here Sunday A chorus of 50 voices from Buena Vista college, Storm Lake, will appear here in a concert Sunday evening, at the Congregational church, under the direction of Prof. Sager. The musical organization is one of the best chape 1 . choirs in the northwest, and a large attendance is requested. The program will start at 7:30 p. m. Everybody is invited and will be welcomed. Knee Cap Put Out in Wrestling Bout Burt: Max Bchrader had the misfortune to have his knee cap put out of place while wrestling Friday night. He was taken to Algona where an x- ray was taken. He has been suffering considerable pain since the accident. Are P. T. A. Delegates MX*. D. P. Iftonlux and Mr*. A. A. Bishop will be delegates of the Algona P. T. 1. at tba north central district r »t Port *w» «», Krause of Fenton Buys Burt Grocery Art Bettin, who has operated a grocery store at Burt for the past 12 years, sold his business to Gus Krause of Penton who has been engaged in a general merchandise store there for many years. Mr. Krause will take possession about April 1. Mr. Bettin has not yet deeded what he will do. New nominations were S. K. Anderson, Ernest Logue and Jess Franklin. Mrs. Clayton Phillips was nominated for treasurer and John Olson was renom- lnated for assessor. Lone Rock—The following were nominated at the municipal canr.us. Mayor, Theodore Krueger; councilmen, Alex Krueger, Art Prlebe, Glena Sharp, Charles Morris and Oscar Earing. Assessor, W. G. Flalg and treasurer, N. L. Cotton. Whittemore—Tom Caimody was re- nominated for mayor, and Frank Bes- tenlehner, H. W. Geelan, Oscar Polrot, William Raeber and D. W. Ault were nominated for the council. Oscar Schattschneider was iiaried for treasurer. Fenton—The town election has been set for March 26. Herman Krause, mayor for the oast 12 years, refused the nomination. E. C. We'.sorod was then nominated for mayor, and J. F. Newel. W. E. Stoeber, P. J. Weisbrod, L. J. Weisbrod and A. H. Krause for the council. C. H. Geroasin was nominated for treasurer; W. CBtamer for assessor. A second petition named J. T. Waite for mayor, and E. C. Fauerby and Charles Weisbrod for councilmen White's Court is Host to 4 Cases Four cases were heard In Justice H. B. White's court recently. Jack Steward, transient, was charged with using obscene language. He was arrested by Frank McPall, Penton marshall, when complaints were made ling, Lura Speraw, Anneta Hanson, acting councilmen, Prank Hocnian and I against him at Penton. He was given a Joyce Christensen, Glendora Burbank, Louis Behounek, wiore renomlnated. | sentence of 30 days In jail, but the sen- Jerome Hardgrove. _ ~ . , _ Indian chorus; Mabel Zeigler, Margaret Dttflworth, Esther Seefeld, Adra Yoeman, lona Wltham, Theodora Larson, Phyllis Kuchynka, Lorraine Palmer, Virginia Morck, Marjorie Van Alstyne, Betty Gunn, Burdene Towne, Twtlla Colllnson, Lucille Bellchhow, Audrey Rucker, Paul Wooster, Kenneth Praser, Richard Keen, Wayne Moore, Frank Schoby, Robert Muckey, Richard Norton. Goes to Canada E. L. Gutknecht, who has spent the past Bhree months with friends and relatives at Lakota, left yesterday for LaPorte, Saskatchewan, Canada, where he farms. He has enjoyed spending the winter here, but Is now ready for the seasonal work at his home. tence was suspended except for two days which hod been served, on condition that he get out of the county and stay out. J. R. Wiseman, formerly a resident of the Wesley community, was to have a complaint of larceny of attached property tried against him yesterday afternoon. It seems the complaint charges him with moving attached property to his new location. J. E. Murphy, Llvermore, was sentenced to 25 days more in the county jail on another charge of issuing a bad check. Mike Coyle, Gariield township, on complaint of Peter Mertz, was to face- a charge of assault and attack and threatening the plaintiff. The alleged crime took place on March 12. The case was to be heard yesterday afternoon or today. w«r» najned «• a Historic Algona Tree Gets Axe; Was 60 Ft. High, Spread 90 Ft. Charlie Walker, now In his 81st year, has just cut down a large burr oak tree that has quite a history. This tree stood on the lot now owned by Richard Leigh on College street. It stood about 60 feet high, and measured 155 feet in circumference two feet above the ground. Extending out from this tree further up were three large branches, each one as large as an ordinary tree, and giving a spread of branches between 80 and 90 feet. Identified with the early history of Algona, this beautiful tree stood in the door yard Of tbfi J- W. Moore cabin, built in 1865, and was a large tree then, 79 years ago. B. P. Reed's History of Kossuth County, states that "the Moore cabin was the second building erected in Algona and stood in what la now the alley between R. M. Gardner's residence and F. A. Corey brick; bouse, and served for post ofllce. town hall, boarding house and rweting house. It was 16x20 feet, with clapboard roof and split loff floor." To cut this tree down was a difficult task., as some of the boughs extended out over part of ttoe R M, Gardner house and barn, but the work was vett done by Mr. Walker with no damage to £he buildings, and now Ob*rjj* fa»» between six and seven cords of good Dean Andrews Hurt in Accident Friday Doan: Dean Andrews met with a very painful accident Friday afternoon. While riding a pony after sonit! ca'Mc lie was thrown into the ditch along sic'e the road, dislocating his left shoulder. He was taken to Titonka to Dr. Sartor, and later taken to Algona where the shoulder was put back nto place. He will be laid up for some time. Cruelty to Anirnals Case is Continued Charles Egg«rt, Lakota, was charged with cruelty to animals, in the court of P. A. Dan&on, justice, Tuesday afternoon. Tile case was continued until March 20. Bond waa fixed at $100. Emory Smith was the complaining witness. Other witnesses were Mrs. Smith, Albert Bosma, Walter Hans, Henry Ennen and Roland Smith. Tile defendant is charged with cruelty to a cow and bull on his farm. of additional, rawer* even vicious nieaaurM ..,_.„ adopted. Unquestionably the . be renewed to enact into wr these menacing measures When the legislature again convenes in January. Call* for Popular-Kale 'The government of Iowa should be restored to its proper local and constitutional functions and officered by people who believe in popular; rule, and who do not favor dictatorial ln« terference with their rlghta of CMf- zcnshlp. As I see it, one of the great questions which must be determined by the people of the state Is whether they are to govern or be governed. "I believe In the original principles of the republican party, and In government of the people, by the people. Tlil.s includes within Its scope the guaranteeing of a square deal to every citizen, and the protection of the individual In the enjoyment of the fruits of lii.s mil and skill. Decries "Strong Ami," Role ••The effect on the policiea of the present state administration has been to discourage Individual enterprise, and to keep citizens of Iowa, regardless of business or occupation, in a state of uncertainty and fear. There can be no resumption of prosperous conditions in this state, no re-employment of workers bv Industry, under tho .strong ami rule which has been at- tcmptt'd during the past year." Although Alex Bonnstetter himself ha.s made no such statement, rumors have persisted for some time that he would be a candidate for state senator. Mr. Bonnstetter has been serving as a member of the legislature. He is a di-moorut. If such were the case, it would undoubtedly bring on a real battle for the Kossuth post in the of representative*. Entire State Demo Ticket in Field Governor Clyde Herring and the entire democratic state ticket, announced last week that they would be candidates for reelection. - Pearson a Candidate C. W. Pearson this week announces his candidacy for treasurer of Kossuth county on the Republican ticket. Mr. Pearson has been a resident of Kossuth comity for fifty-three ytars. He is known to everyone who owns an -automobile bucauMj lie served as depuly treasurer in charge of the auto department for seven years, beginning his work as deputy under Ex-Uea&uier H. N. Kruse. While a resident of the Swea City community he held a number of township and school Mitchell to Seek Post in Congress John H. Mitchell, Fort Dodge attorney, who spoke hire at the recent Roosevelt banquet, made public a statement on Tuesday to the effect that he would be a candidate for congress from the eighth district, tteking the stat of GilclU'iit, incumbent. Legion Post Plans Local Rifle Team The local American Legion post will sponsor un American Legion rifle team, which will be affiliated with the national pine association and will be entered iu the state and natonal competition, it has bten announced. A uieL-ling is to be held this evening at the office of Matt Sireit, over Chris- tenseii's store, and ail ex-service men interested in entering or shooting in the competition are asked to be present at 7:30 o'clock. Social Meeting Kiwauians enjoyed a social last Thursday in the evening at the Algona hottl. Members giitheied at ubout t>:30 aud a conglomeration of "eats" that only men can fully enjoy was eaten at the Dutch lunch.

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