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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, May 24, 1934 lerBesjfloines; B North Dodge Street HAGGARD & WALLER, Publishers. fca Second Class matter at the postofTlce at Algona, Iowa, under act of Congress of March 3, 1879. Issued Weekly. SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN KOSSUTH CO.: One Year, in Advance $2.00 odds and ends 1.25 Months, In Advance 60 Subscriptions Outside County. $2.50 per year, strictly in advance. Subscriptions Payable In Advance. ADVERTISING, 30c PER INCH Compositon ,5 cents per inch extra. "let the people know the truth and the country ftafe."—Abraham Lincoln. A GOOD IDEA Congress has ordered nn inquiry into the relative cost Rrcollortions—scattered—of a fishing trip! A convoy of four cars, carrying Kossitth license num- brrs northward . . . occasional stops to vtew historical Fpot.s alnnp Hip route . . . lunch at Pvlnce»!on and a bevy of postcards stnrt toward Algona . . . thr shores of Lake Millr Lnc . . . a rietour wliicii nobody paid any attention 10 ... n filllnij station at Brainord. and the proprietor «•;-.•> hailrd from'lmvii. reunion in Brainer<l . . . two morei fran.^pl/inted lowans at Nisswn, running Smoky Joe's plncr, from Mason City . . . Walker—Hey, Buddie, you're (in thr reservation now ... a few tired drivers roplaosd \vi(h relief men . . . Cass Lake and camp. The class A fishermen hie themselves immediately to the fishing grounds . . . Joe Duerin and Jack Hanley, major domos of the culinary department, start immediate action . . . and the ash harvest begins . - - the class B fishermen go over their tackle ... the class C fishermen rest. Discovery made that, woodticks are also on hand 'wives of fishermen tnk-e note) . . . Wednesday night trip to Bemidji by large portion of the fishermen ODD THINGS AND NEW—By Lame Bode of electric power generated by private and public plants. Odd or Even, Joe ... Herman Hauberg, E. J. Van Ness The value of the Inquiry will depend entirely on the accuracy and impartiality with which it is conducted says the Industral News Review. If politics step in. the truth is liable to step out— and the proof of that lies in other inquiries in which political domination has distorted and reversed the facts to tnnke a good showing for one sid-? or the other. Completely accurate information can be obtained only by en- Hal Cowan, and Ed Rist take an afternoon off, viewing pine country: Herman reports that at Blackduck an old timer told him there were once 28 saloons in that. town (population 600) . . . Heart Deal negotiates a deal for some old horse meat and wild rice . . . the cottage two social club held an early morning meel.ing, with various and sundry arguments taking place, entered into by Debaters Foster, Peterson, Beiser. Duryea. Deal and . - ~ -J ".T ^'l ".y u^unv.l o AWOLtl, TvH-lOLHI, i«.I3Cl, 1_/U1>VM, UVW1 «IIU gineers and scientists with full leeway to dig down to yours truly holding the floor at three minute intervals. the facts, analyze and correlate them. There is, for example, a wide diversity of accounting methods between public and private systems. In some instances city governments provide municipal plants with legal, collection and bookkeeping services—and make no charge for them. In private operation, these are all sizeable items in the operating budget. Again, the law requires private systems to charge off depreciation and amortization annually, so that reports to the commissions and the public may show actual values, expenses and returns. A large number of public plants, being free from such restrictions, charge off nothing. An honest, impartial, factual report, made up by engineers who have no bias in either direction, would be Immensely valuable. No such report, on a national scale, has ever been made, and there is a definite need for one. It will have to take into account the varying cost of generation in different sections of the country—the best existing surveys show that where th-e cost, for example, at Bonneville in Oregon, will be 1.5 mills per horsepower, It runs as high as 4.3 mills on the Tennessee river. It will have to make adjustments for the various types of energy used—water, coal, oil, etc. The sooner the inquiry is initiated and completed, the more valuable it will be to all concerned. IS IT AN ANTIQUE ELECTION SYSTEM? Custom has gone by the boards in many lines of government activities and ideas of government In the past year or two, and there Is another one that usage has caused to become a part of our election system, but which seems to the writer to be slightly out of date. As Lee O. Wolfe of Tltonka has remarked, the outcome of most elections depend ndt on the old line republican or democrat voters, but on the mass of voters who act independently, or who may swing from one side to the other from election to election. They do not nec- esarily care more for one party than another, but are Inclined to vote in accordance with what they feel are the candidates qualifications, or as a result of conditions, or due to publicity and propoganda which might sway their opinions. Yet, In the primary elections, we have no choice but to vote, for one group of party candidates or another. A man must either be republican or democrat. He Is not given a choice of picking a slate from both parties; he must take the bad along with the good, AND CANNOT VOTE to help nominate men whom he favors on the other party ballot. Such a system leaves no place for an indepedendent voter or non-party man in the primary election. The choice of Independent thought is taboo. Perhaps there is merit in such a system, but we have yet to be convinced. Nobody hates a reformer any worse than another reformer. Belated arrival of Glen Buchanan. Doc Olson and Mr. Miller of LuVerne who detoured via Bismarck, N. D.. to Cass Lake . . . two of the boys go to Cass Lake for a last night stand . . . preparations for the homeward trek . . . iceing up of the LaBarrc trailer, big fish killing oee with Archie Michel acting as master of ceremonies, ably assisted by Mart Weaver. Harry Holmes, Miller. Kent and others. Homeward bound . . . sleeping under three blankets. Friday night, and arising to light a fire. Saturday morn- Ing, the fishermen run into 100 degree weather south of St. Cloud, enough to make one's Indian blood boil . . . Roy Bjustrom plays the hard luck role with two blowouts . . . the LaBarre car detours into Minneapolis to leave Cook Hanley and Art Aldrich, Charlie's brother-in-law, a bona fide fisherman In all respects (you must come down, some time, Art). And now. for another year, th-e chance to feast on memories and anecdotes! * * • The height of optimism: Bert Deal matching for a. round of beer with only six cents in his pocket. Thought of tlie Day Some go in for economics, but most prefer the Sunday comics. Famous Last Line—Let's go to the Oasis! OTHER EDITORS Eighty-two graduates of a western college swear they have never kissed a girl. Their education is far from complete. History shows many examples of taxing people until they repudiate tax obligations. We know a boy who won't go anywhere without his dad, but his dad goes everywhere. Tin- first nudist wedding was recently olwerved. There is one wife who won't always be hollering that she has nothing to wear. Dillinger's lawyer in St. Paul recently sa id that Dill- Inger isn't nearly as bad as he's painted. He probably Is a pretty good fellow, outride of committing an occasional murder and holding up a bank or two a week. A high moral. Intellectual and physical average is more important than a high birth rate. Capital is still hopeful that the duy will tome when it can sit up und tak<- interest. Useful knowledge acquired today makes every suc- cttdmg day more productive. It pays to keep your mouth .shut. Canada during a uild tjyil a man kep no lung he. froat; IILS I^t winter in hit, mouth op. n The Wheclock Pardon Webster City Freeman-Journal: Governor Herring is receiving much criticism for suspending tlie one year Jail sentence of Lewis P. Wheelock convicted of driving a car while Intoxicated and killing three people In an accident. The Freeman-Journal feels that the governor made a mistake, but there must have been some extenuating circumstances connected with the crime. Otherwise Wlv:elock would have received a more severe sentence. Unquestionably, the governor permitted his sympathy to Influence him In the matter, which he should not do," but that is only human nature and is too often indulged, considering the good of the state. It can at least be said that the governor exhibited considerable courage in the matter by taking such action during a political campaign when he is a candidate for reelection. Johnson Law a Mtetake Eagle Grove Eagle: The Johnson law. forbidding credit to countries defaulting in payments on their debts, recently enacted by congress, Ls proving a serious boomerang as it is blocking trade with those countries. Exports of our products Is the great need In our efforts to restore our normal economic prosperity. We have surpluses that can only be disposed of logically and profitably by exports to other countries. Brookhurt Is being paid $6,- OOC per year to promote trade with Russia, but the Johnson law has made all exports to that country impossible. It seems in many ways the best service congre&s could do for the country would be to adjourn. Congress' long session is becoming the same nuisance the special session of ih<' Iowa legislature became by its 127 days' session. * Stop Violations When Jailed Livcrmore Gazette: So we fear that there will be occasions when we will have to violate the code. Of cour.v if our brother printers complain on u.s and we are lined or jailed too otten, we will have to stop it. •> o * NRA Covers Too Much Territory Humboldt Republican: Frankly, few people believe that the government can manage individual affairs as well as the individuals can. There has never been in th.- hLs-'ory of the world a form of government that could safeguard all the people. No human bruin is powerful enough to compass the million details of individual lives If th(xse in power were omnipotent success might be accomplished. Hut then- are no .such human beings in the world today. No matu-r Low w-.ll meaning those at thi: Lead may be und although the plans are perfect, the path from tne .source to the outlet of tlie.s<? measures le-s through .so many human contacts tluit jfrait. inlrigu-'. and greed art- sure to take their toll. The outcome can ut nothing but di.iiiMi-r. But a-s temporary measures much good may be- worked. In the .-nd. however, we will return to our original national form where each man profit^ according to IILS ability, and where trie slothful iiiicl mduli-nl shall be in peilnanent want, and the tl.rifty and industrious will rt-ap their ju.->t rewards. Have You Ever Seen YOUR HOME PAPER Thrown into the Gutter or Waste Basket before It Was Thoroughly READ? Hut pullers and wu.-u- haskd.s are tilled every day with uncijirm-il, unread c.\- j)fii.sivc diivi-t advertising, salr.s ammunition shot into the air. A m'\\.-;u|MT always commands a n audience with prospective customers, especially your weekly home town paper, it is never thrown aside without tii-.st l>e- in# 1'ead }'n<m "kiver to kiver." Yon never see it: littering the 1'n.nt yards, w streets, annoying the housekeeper or mar.-hal. That i-^vhy intelligent, attractive newspaper advertising is known to be the most effective form of advertising for voiir business. An advertisement in this newspaper will reach the buyers in the local trade territory aud will lie read by thoii.-,and.> of people. For complete coverage use the Algona Upper Des Moines &OO MILES TOP AIR SPEED/ AlR TUNNEL TESTS SHOW TOP SPEED POR AIRPLANES WITH PRESENT WING DESIGN IS feOO MIUS PER HOUR. BLIND PEOPLE HONEST- BLIND PEOPLE CANNOT LIE SUCCESSFULLY BECAUSE THEY CANNOT SEE THEIR FACES AND THEJR EXPRESSIONS GIVE THEM AWAY. PERFUMED PAPER- j SYNTHETIC PERFUMES 'ARE BEING USED TO MAKEMPE* RUBBER AND PAfNTAWBE ATTRACTIVE. Many Souvenir Hunters Take Over 2,000 Stones from Grotto The Man About Town Says Baseball in Alffona has a hold o many fans especially the radio kin hat is broadcasted from Chicago On a warm day when the store doors are jpen a pedestrian can start in at the State's cafe and go down east on tha "Jock without missing a word of the iroadcast. The radios carrying the >all game are located in order at the >tates. Borchardt's, Zender & Caldwell Silver Gray and the Smoke Shop. In 'jctween these stores are fans who run ut on their business every so often to •es how the game is coming out. Urch I Long's, Joe Bloom, Smithy at Lusy's and the boys in the insurance of- ce all take their daily hooky exer- ises. • • • The Haggard & Falkmhainer tnror- nce office door has a trick lock In it. Often when one goes out and locks the door from the outside a person with a key on the inside is unable to unlock the door to get out. Marie Wehler caught herself in this predicament on Saturday. She was left alone in the office and her key failed to open the door. It was necessary lor her to use the telephone and have a rescuer get the key from her by passing it out the window. Otherwise Marie would haw to climb out the window and leap to the pavement. • • • Mark Stanton Is seriously considering the wrestling game for plt-isure. He had his flrst round experience Sunday evening and came out best. A few witnesses saw the match but the next one is expected to draw more which may make it an adventure with a financial success. • • • Harry Godden and nudy Gudcrian hav?- a private exchange business. When the two meet it is customary to barter in the exchange of neckties. On Saturday night the boys met and a trade was agreed upon, sight and un- so - n. Pins came out, shirt collars turned up and over their heads came the Prom all indications Rudy had bt-en laying for Harry because Harry found himself embarrased with the trad- and one of the clothing stores sold unexpectedly a new tie. • • • Thoae beauty cream specialists and radio announcers who give the listener Hysons on treatments for the perfec: skin have nothing on Dr. Andrews' way of beautifying it. For actual re- ultB look at the doctor himself. His .-•ecret Ls milk. The other night he drank four glumes of milk before r»-tir- And it stems to be ii daily cu-stom with him. His advicv in regard to milk i.s fre--, although he. isn't advertising it, f-.ce for youi&elf. • • • Many people have asked questions regarding ttie placing O f the poles for lighting UIP athletic park in a row down the o-nter of the track on each sidi-. For tho.se who .still are not enlightened the school board and park board are going to widen and make longer tru- present track and therefore instead of ruining it the track will be better than before. • • • Talk about having a good fru-nd. Fat Neville couldn't dress up and go places Sunday becau.-* he lent hU best pair of .shoes to a. rmrtv with an important engagement. The shoes were not returned soon enough for Fat so he -saw the fellow wearing them up town Monday and before other men he said, "I told you you could wear them to Chicago and not w:ar them all over town." That was a slight balling out but it had results for with blushing face the fellow wearing the shoes promised to return them immediately. Cresco Schools Close Year With Program, Parties Cresco: Miss Alberta Grosenbach closed her school last week Wednesday at No. 5 with a picnic dinner and program in the nearby woods. Miss Dorothy Knutson closed h-ers this week Wednesday at the Ronchey school. Miss Ruth Robin."on of Lotts Creek is a guest this week of Dorothy and the girls spent Monday night at the Wm. Runchey home. EmnKtsburg, Iowa.—Much has been written about the beauty and workmanship of the nationally known Grotto of the Redemption, the handwork of the Rev. P. M. Dobberstein at West Brnd, Iowa. But little has been said concerning the hardships and disappointments endured by the patient, 62-year-old priest who has devoted more than 20 years of his life to th-e building of the shrine that attracts 16,000 summer visitors each year. About these hardships and dlsap- Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Potter were at Bancroft Friday on business. Will Runchey has an Infection in his arm and Charles Lindhorst is working 'or him. Mr. and Mrs. Bert Potter were guests Sunday evening at the W. L. Martin home in Algona. George Sparks polntments. Father Dobberstcin Is re luctant to talk. He bellieves they are .synonymous with any worthy undertaking and he doesn't complain. Stones Taken He said, however, that $1,000 worth of souvenirs are taken from the little park each year by sightseers, and that more than 2.000 places in the skillfully handwrought edifices must be painstakingly rebulM. Delicate and rare minerals and stones collected In various parts of the United States, have been taken, and are almost impossible to replace. Father Dobberstein obtains his materials each year that his religious duties permit, by a trip of several months, is a truck, accompanied by a. helper. By exhaustive and often dangerous research work among cliffs and sparsely settled •areas, they unearth the ores and atones adorning the grotto. Ted loos Job Before using these stones, they must be polished, and carved, to the desired shapes, a tedious job of many months. Thus, when thoughtless tourlsta remove them, the task of repairing the damage is most discouraging and difficult. But Father Dobberstein hastens to explain that such tourists are In the- minority. "I am building the grotto for my fellow Americans." he said, "not for praise or recompense but for the honor of God and tile interest of my countrymen, long after I am gone and forgotten." Dojf Poteoned There have been other unfortunate- occurrences, too. For the entertainment of the children who come to view the park, the- priest purchased several Saint Bernard dogs. One of these dogs. Hector, wa- tt a particular favorite. Recently, he died of poison hidden on the grounds. has been ill with .he chicken pox but returned to the high school Monday. The Albert Grosenbach family of Grlnnell were guests Sunday evening at he F. L. Miller home. Arthur Wlldin Is now able to ride he tractor nnd assist with the work He visited friends in Algona Tuesday. Mesdames E. C. Potter. O. S. Moore nd Victor Applegate returned Wednesday evening of last week after two days n Drs Moines. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Runchey and heir daughter. Mary and Chas. Lindhorst drove to Sioux City Sonday to visit Lyle Runchey. Several from here attended a show- r Wednesday evening, May 23 for Miss Alberta Grosenbach at the home of Mrs. W. A. Dutton in Algona. Mrs. L. E. Potter is expected home his week end after a week's visit at t the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ala Stiles and family in Charles City. Word comes from Louis Wildin. Sr.. t the University hospital in Iowa City hat he is responding to the treatment nd his reports are quite encouraging. Doris and Bobby Applegatc of Cor- ith spent Sunday with their grand- arents, Mr. and Mrs. E. C Potter Chicken Thieve* Drop Loot Making Escape Union: A sack of Buff Orpington chickens was discovered along the road side one day recently by Stanley Gardner. Some one apparently lost the chickens In their hasty departure from some one's chicken house. The sack was a new one and it was thought the chickens were alive but smothered in the heat as the loot was not discovered until mid-afternoon. The neighbors would appreciate the fact If the ones who took the chickens would kindly call for them. Too many chickens have been missed of late In this vicinity. It Is time steps were taken to overcome this. Ida Stoffel is at home from school having a light case of the measles. Mrs. Mary Keefe and daughter, Dor- cthy spent Sunday at the Andrew Hansen home near Tltonka. The Calvin Householder family of Lone Rock * «pent Sunday with the Wesley Householder family. Miller Bros., Algona carpenters, are repairing the damage doivp by the recent storm on the Mrs. S. C. Spear farm. Tony Stoffel, eldest son of Einll Stoffel. is employed at the Wallburg oil station at the Intersection of 18 and 169. Fred Zentner and Leo Keefc and the latter's two daughters drove down from Winnebago, Minn.. Saturday, where they visited at the Mrs. Mary Reader Comment Editor.* Algona Upper Des Moines. In the month of April, I was hired tlirough the Federal Emergency Relief organization to do some work on the new high school building. I did this but when I tried to collect my wages, I was told that the Federal Relief fund had been used up, and that I would be paid out of the county relief fund. I ttaj. given a warrant covering the balance of the wages I had coming. I was thankful to gU the work, and appreciate the relief. But when the county bills were published, I Und that my name was listed as receiving groceries, instead of lii-ing Ustr.d us «joeiving wages for work that I had done. I urn writing this to make it clear UIM, I did riot receive a gift from the comity of groceries, but worked and earned the warrant with which I bought the groceries B. H. POTTER, Algdiu. Iowa. ( John Brown of Boone, brother of o N. Brown and Walter Brown of Nev- da, Iowa, brother of Mrs. D. D. Sparks une Sunday to visit here. They rc- urned home Monday. Mrs. E. C. Wilklns was a gue^t Monay evening at the Mrs. F. L. Thorpt- ome at a miscellaneous shower in hon- r of Miss Alberta Grosenbach, who soon to wed Dolph Miller. Mrs. Estella Sabln of Algona and ie II. 1. Sabln family were callers Sun- ay afternoon at the C. L. Hlserodt ome and the Vern Barkers and Earl fillers were giK-s\s at the J. M. Cox ome. Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Martin ccompanied their parents, Mr. and Irs. W. L. Martin of Algona U> vfclt •latlves In Manka'.o, Minn., bringing )(• lutter's mother. Mrs. Georrje Bell f Elclridge. North Dakota, here for a isit. Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Crawford and .sons, Gerald and Dean of Minneapolis came Friday evening to visit relatives here. A large number attended a picnic dinner Sunday at the Ambro.se A. Call state park in their honor. Among tiio.se prrstnt were Mrs. George Bell of Elciridge. North Dakota and Mli>s Kena Weilendorf of Chicago both former residents here. The Crawfords returned home Monday morning. BANCROFT NEWS Mi--s I/ ona Kramer Ls ; tending a few days with her parents. Mr and Mrs. Joe Kramer. Mr. Hanson of Ringsted. Frank Reck- ei and Mr. Scholtes drove to St. Paul Monday on buiine-'s. Philip Sheridan left for Ames last Thursday where he secured a political job. He is the third son of Mr and Mrs. J. H. Sheridan. The class play presented last Thursday and Friday by the seniors of the public high school was a big sucoe&s The acting was good as was also the play. Alice Sheuer and girl friend from Coleridge, South Dakota drove here last Saturday to visit friends They returned to their homes the first of the week. A fine baby boy arrived at tlie Pat McNertney home last Friday morning. Mrs. G. S. Underkofler Is caring for the mother and babe. As yet no name has been given nun. Miss Juanita Uuderkofler, teacher in the Ledyard high school, spent the week end at the Dr. J. A. Oevine home before going to her home in Br;tt for the summer vacation. Mr. and Mrs. Andy Deittring and four children, Mr. and Mrs. Rudy Rahe and Mrs. F. X. Deitering and son, Walter, drove to the lakes Sunday for a day of flahiDg. ~ the occa&l&n of Ketfe home Mr. and arents, Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Potter Mr - and Mr » -Louis Bode entertained mile their parents visited relatives at eir neighborhood card club Saturday alva. evening. rtnp.Qtjz nj^m \jtr- on^ ««« evening. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Thompson and sons, Donald and Maurice and daughter Anita. Ira- cream and cake were served late In the evening. There were live tables of five hundred. Little West Bend Girl 111 With Convulsions Vftst Bend: Little Juanita Satern Wr>s taken very ill wi'.h convulsions. Saturday afternoon. 3*1? was ru&hed to :he doctor and waj una.nscious all ii'uht. but .all'ed up some o:. Sunday ar d seems tn l.e Improving. The Infection is in the middle ear ivlwe pas has formed. She is the 18 months old baby daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thornton Satern. Trio to 'Convention Laura Mitchell, Stella Mae Breen and Irene Vaudt attended a convention of Wa-Tan-Ye clubs, held at O&age th«early part of the week. They returned horn* Tuesday evening. They represented the Algona club. Fenton Barn Burns in Midnight Blaze Last Thursday night, about midnight. the barn at the Fred Olson farm, three- mlles west and three south of Fenton went up In flames, and with It the six head of horses, harness, calves and milk cows. Tl*2 bam was nearly full of hay. Sons of a neighboring family, returning home from Emmetsburg, saw thf fire In the barn and awakened the Olson family. By the tune the men could get organized to fight the names, UK- bam had collapsed, due to the hay and the dryness of "the timber, causing a rapid spread of the flames. Everything: was partially insured. Olson stated, but the family U at a , to know what started the flre. Nobodj in the Olson family smokes. Nltht Club— Mrs. John Dutton entertained her Tue«day night club at two table* or bridge iMt week. High «eoi« priwr went to Mrs. Bert Cronan, low te» Mrs. Loute Lynlc and Loraine Jensen the travel prize. .... ST. BENEDICT NEWS | Leo Immerfall of AJgona spent Sunday wfth his parents, Mr. and Mrs Philip Immerfall. Miss Genevicve Arndorfer of Plum Creek spent the week end with her mother, Mrs. Rose Arndorfer. Mrs. Anna Huschka and Loraine and Louisa were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Grangtnett. Chas. Emanuel spent several days last week at the Mercy hospital in Mason City, where he had his tonsils removed Friday will be the close of school and Sunday tvening at 8 o'clock the children's program will be given at the school hall. Mrs. John Richter of Wesley came Friday evening and spent several days with her father. George Ferstl Sr who is not in the best of health. Rev. H. B. Kramer and 23 of hi* altar boys spent last Wednesday on an outing. They fished and had a picnic lunch and all reported a good time Mrs. Anna Huschka. Mrs. Rose Arn- dorfcr, Mrs. Geo. Ludwig, Sr , Mrs Henry Arndorfer, and Mre. A J Fehr spent last week Tuesday afternoon at the Mike Aradorfer home. Mr and Mrs. Math Fasbender and the former's father of Adorns Minn cwjie Saturday and spent Sunday with Mrs. P««bender'* parents. Mr. aud Mrs U. G. fatuder and other relatives. Those from Algeria who attended church service here Sunday muniiug were, Mr. and Mrs. Julian Aradorfc? aad family, Mr. aud Mr John INSURANCE DEFT. OF IOWA Des Moines Annual Certificate for publication of the American Alliance Insurance- Company, located at New York in UK State of New York. Whereas, the above named company las filed In the Insurance Department, of Iowa, a sworn statement showing Its condition on the thirty-first day ol December, 1933, in accordance with the wovtslons of Chapter 404. Title BO. ol the Code of Iowa, relating to Insurance Companies; and whereas said Insurance Company lias compiled wlUi the laws of this state relating to Insurance. Therefore, In pursuance of law, I. E W. Clark, Commissioner of Insurance do hereby cerilfy that said Iwuranct company is authorized to transact the business of Fire; Windstorm; Automobile Fire, Property Damage and Collision; Aircraft Property Damage- Sprinkler Leakage; Riot; Earthquake, ^plosion; Hail; Marine Insurance In the State of Iowa, as required by law, until the flrst day of April, 1935. I further certify that on December 31, 1033, the statement shows— 1st. To'al Admitted Assets JT.928,431 44 2d. Total Liabilities, Except Capital 2,873,602.76 3d. Capital paid up $3,000,000,00 4th. Surplus over all Liab- ... " 1U - S , 2,054,828.6f> 5th. Surplus as regards Policyholders 5,054,828.6:> In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal of office at Des Moines, this first da\ of April, 1034. 'Seal) E. W. CLARK, •** Commissioner of Insurance INSURANCE DEPT. OF IOWA Oe» Moines Annual Certificate for Publication ol th* American and Foreign Insurant* Company, locared at New York in tin- Slate of New York. Whereas, the above named company has filed in the Insurance Department or Iowa, a sworn statement showing ws condition on the thirty-first day ol JS£ r .' '?" "cordance with the , at Chapter 404. Title 20, ol me code of Iowa, relating to Insurance Companies; und whereas said Insurance Company has complied with the laws of this 8tat« relating to i«- Theiefore, In pursuance of law, I, E. w. Clark. Commissioner of Insurance do hereby certify that said Insiranco- Company is authorised to transact Uw business of Fire; Windstorm; Automo- Ptrt :-, Property Damage and Colli; Aircraft Property Dama«e' Earthquake Insurance in the SUte ol Iowa, as requir-d by law until the flrsi. day of April, 1938. certify that on December the statement shows— „, , ' Admitted Assets $5,748,533.57 lotal Liabilities, Ex«. Capital 1,870,624.63 itnl paid up 1,500,000.00 Surplus over all Liab- SrJ, c,! Ue i* 2,377,908.94 sin. burplus j^ regards Pol- Tn *" r 3.877,808.84 In testimony whereof. I have hereunto set my hand and affixed myTal "' office at Des Mollies this flrst dav A.WU, 1934. ' E. W. CLARK, Commissioner of Insurant* 1

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