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HISTORICAL DEFT, Awarded Highest Honors as "lowas Best Weekly Newspaper By State University of Iowa, 1933 OFFICIA! CITY AND COtTNTY PAPER ttoe gtaotra Upper Jttoine* WEATHEtt Ri>in(r Icmperattnf and fair. Friday and Saturday. Established 38(55 ALUONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, JULY 5, 1J»:U VOI,. :',2.—NO. 27 TWO DIE AFTER SAD ACCIDENT; OTHERS INJURED Batt and Balgeman Youths Fatally Injured on Road Near Hobarton SECOND MISHAP PUTS 6 IN HOSPITAL Cars Crash Headon in Collision North of Algona Death, stalking Kossuth county highways during the past week, took Its toll of victims, as two young men were killed, and eight other men and women injured, in two accidents, all within a 'few miles of Algona, and within 24 hours of each other. The dead: Ragtnond Balgeman, 19, Whlttemore. John Batt, 18, of near Alfona. The Injured: Verne Batt, 16, brother of John, Internal injuries and cute. Mrs. Win Fisher, Algona, cut and bruised. Will Fisher, Algona, minor in- Bernard Yoeman, Algona, concussion of the brain. Stanley Ingebon, Burt, minor Injuries. Mrs. Stanley Ingelson, Burt, cut and bruised. Maurice Bartholomew. Algona, cut and bruised. Evelyn Toothman, Burt, bruteed and shaken up. The first accident, which resulted in the two deaths, occurred about 1 a m. last, Friday morning. Coming to M*et Father The Balgeman young man was com Ing to Algona from Whittemore, on the gravelled Whittemore road, to meet hi father, Frank Balgeman, county super visor, who had returned to Algona from Des Molnes a ehort time before afte attending a meeting with E. J. But ler. county auditor. They had mad the trip In Mr. Butler'* car. . The two Batt boys were going home, Rodeo, Horse Show, Coming to Fair Grounds July 19- 20, 21-, 22 in Giant Outdoor Show With 100 head of livestock and 50 cowboys and cowgirls in the troupe, Clyde S. Miller's World Famous Rodeo and Society Horse Show- will appear at the Kossuth fairgrounds here, the latter part of this month under the auspices of the Pair Association. Included in the head of livestock are 50 new bucking broncs, just purchased by ths outfit in Wyoming, 100 miles from a railroad. Many prize outlaw horses are with the troupe. A corral will be built at the fairgrounds, and everything will be put on In real wild west fashion, with local audiences to be given a chance to sec exactly how other world famous rodeos are presented. Fancy larlet work, special riding exhibitions, trick horses, and many dare-devil stunts are Included in the program, which will be outlined more fully later. SMALL BOY IS RIVER'S VICTIM LAST SATURDAY First Legal Liquor For Sale in 20 Years Here .. chine reached the east end of a bridge, about two and one half miles west of Algona. John was driving. Exactly what happened is not clear. As is the case in most accidents, the crash occurred suddenly. A survey of the road at the point of the mishap, however, snowed that at the east end of the bridge, on the south side of the road, where Balgeman was driving, a piece of the road at the corner of the bridge, extending into the road about two feet or more, had been washed away or broken down, leaving a big bole. Had Balgeman been driving close to the rail, as was necessary, because of the narrowness of the bridge, one of the wheels on the right side of his car may have dropped into this cavity. Craco: Two tractor* were dispatched from Ui« Koarath Imple- £ent Co., to the Will Batt farm. Monday, driven by H. U and Carroll Potter, and with other nefch- bors aadstlnr, Including E. C Potter, A E. Clayton, AUfurt Ben**", Oeorf e BrueUroan, Harold Brandow. and D. A. Teeter, plowed 60 acre* of corn, a. help to the Batt family. following the fatal injury of one •on and the serious Injury of another Uat week. Neither car left the road, but a door from the Batt machine was torn off and thrown into the Balgeman machine and it was this which dealt the Whittemore young man the fatal blow. He died instantly. John Batt passed away 20 minutes after the accident en- route to the hospital. Cars Badly Smashed Both cars were badly smashed up. The Batt car was thrown around so that the rear end of the machne was resting up on the bridge, lidded back toward Algona. Neither car left the road, however. A drop of about eight feet is on either side of the highway at this point. Verne Batt was thrown about 25 feet, and after recovering from the unexpected shock, he hurried to the Lehman farm, nearby, where he phoned for help and was aided by the Lehman family , John Batt is survived by his parents. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Batt, Verne and two other brothers, William of Titonka and George of Algona. and six MS- ters, Edna, Helen, Dorothy and Doris, all at home, and Mis. Dwight Potter of Ear Corn Worm Traces Found In Local Fields Some fear was expressed in this vicinity this week, that the ear com worm was doing serious damage to the rapidly growing corn in this section. Reports from several sections state that the ear corn worm has been found infesting many stalks. The worm bores into the stalk and then works up to the tassel and cuts the stalk and the tassel off. In the southern part of the sta'te this worm has been a real menace, damaging whole fields of corn. However, with corn prospects ahead of that old saying, "Knee high by the Fourth ol July," it is felt that the worm will not provide this section with anything comparable to the chinch - • -— "lowa. It might over their __ ___ _ _ ____ fledi though. Just to see how the stalks !ook, local men advise who have found the worms. Concert of Sacred Music on Sunday A special concert of sacred music Is to be presented at the Baptist church Sunday evening, at eight o'clock. An instrumental sextette composed of Glen Raney, Henry Becker, Harry Spongberg, Mrs. Gene Neville, Mrs Arthur Anderson and Rev. A. E. Hueser, will open the program. An Instrumental trio, and several songs by the congregation will conclude the program. Rev. V. V. Schuldt, who has been assisting at the Methodist church, will preach the sermon, "The Touch of a Master Hand." John Batt Funeral Held Here Sunday Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Methodist church for John Batt, 19, who was killed In an accident early Friday morning. John Batt was the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Batt, who live six miles southwest of Algona. Besides his parents he leaves six sisters, Edna, Helen Dorothy, Doris, Mrs. Dwight Potter, al of Algona and Mrs. Mervin Hauensteii of Burt and three brothers, Verne, who also was in the accident, and George both of Algona and William of Titonka Services were held at the Methodis church. The Rev. Mr. Casting of D<?« Moines and the Rev. Burnett of St. Joe, Missouri, pastors of the Latter Day Saint church officiated. Burial was in the Algona cemetery. Algona. The Second Collision The second accident occurred a few miles north of Algona on highway 169, Friday evening. One machine, driven bvFilher, and with Mrs. Fisher. Bartholomew, and Yoeman as passengers, was coming toward Algona. Mr. and Mrs Ingelson and the Toothman young lady were in the second machine, go£* north. The Fisher machine had traveling with the Algona booster for the Fourth of July cele- ere. but had started hospital, where all ol "ITL-* l%V*>' LiV ** MM** ft* »"•«-• • the^iured were taken, reported Monthe 10)11*0^ ^ ^^ ^^d and ly recuperating favorably v as could be c-xpected were also damaged were and as rapidly No (Commotion, Sales Slow and Orderly as New Era Begins Lester Fisher Steps Into 12- Foot Hole Near Livermore Ten year old Lester Fisher, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Fisher of near Livermore, was the summer's first drowning victim in this vicinity. Lester wns drowned in the east branch of the Des Moines river about, two and one- half miles southeast of Livermore late Saturday afternoon. His body wns taken out of the water about an hour later. The Fishers llv? on the old Dan Berry farm southeast of Livermore. Late In ihe afternoon Lester and two of l)ls younger brothers had gone out to the pasture to drive the cows home for the evening milking. On the way home Lester wanted to show his two brothers how well he could swim so took off his clothes and waded into the river. Stepping Into a hole some twelve eet deep he was unable to get back to afety and neither of the younger hildren were able to help him. They an to the house to tell their parents and help was summoned from Livermore. Jay Hansell, farmer living near Llv- rmore, was the first one to arrive on he scsnc who was able to swim and after a few minutes located the body and brought it to shore. Efforts at resuscitation were not successful. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the Fisher home and at he Livermore Methodist church with the Rev. William Baddeley In charge. The lad Is survived by his parents, four Dr6thers and sister. Linnan, Shumway Picked to Lead Local Political Fight G. O. P. in County Adopts Resolutions Flaying Governmental Expense DELEGATES TO STATE CONVENTION NAMED No great commotion ushered In the opening of the state liquor store in Algona—the first store which has legally disposed of liquor to the genera public without a prescription in Algona for the past 20 years, last Monday morning. On the contrary, only 50 applications for permits were received on the open ing day, and the total by Tuesday ev ening—with the Fourth of July jus around the corner—had not reachec the 200 mark, Tom Sherman, loca store manager, stated. Purchase* Small No soft-spoken meeting, was the republican county convention. Saturday morning. The prelimjnnry work of organization was rapidly taken cnre of. with O. D. Shumway being elect- ' ert couiyty chairman, J. M. Blanchard of Lone Rock as vice chairman and Mrs. Carl Ebcrt of Whittemore as committeewoman. Mart Weaver acted as secretary. And then, after selecting delegates to the state republican convention, the state judicial convention and district judicial convention, after naming Fred Vogel of Burt as senatorial committeeman, R. J. Harrington of Algona as Judicial committtceman and G. W. Stillman of Algona as congressional committeeman, a resolution Haying the state and national administration was adopted. "Borrowng Wa 1 ? Back" The national administration was Algona Creamery Manager Elected Iowa Brand Head To two men who arc known to cv:ry dairyman in this vicinity, went honors, last Thursday, at the board meeting of the Town State Brand Creameries at Mason City. M. P. Christiansen, better known as "Mad. 1 ;." manager of the local creamery, was named president, nntl Charles B. Thatcher, of West Bend, was named vice president. Fifty-nine north Iowa communities were represented. were -•Vat t»e moat part, theimrchaw made in small quantities, indicative that no great orgies were being planned, and in all ways the local store's business was being handled in as orderly a manner and with as much restraint as Is exercised in any other place of general business. Due to the late arrival of the truckloads of liquor, all of the merchandise could not be placed on shelves, but as the chief call seemed to be for whiskey and gin, and there was no inclination to purchase fancier drlr.ks. the local clerks experienced no delay- In filling orders. Prices Called Reasonable Prices on state-sold liquor, according to general opinion, are fairly reasonable, with prices ranging from under one dollar to the vicinity of five dollars, depending on the quality, blend and quantity. Gin, which seemed to b3 a best seller, on the opening days. Is evidently popular because it is a lighter drink than whiskey and brandy, and somewhat lower In price. The rrew store, according to Mr. Sherman, is not endeavoring to acquire customers. It has been established by the state as a service to persons who desire to buy liquor, and as a means of combating the illicit sale of liquor. And >to quote the words of a contemporary philosopher, "It is not a question of whether or not you drink, but how you drink, that marks you." County Corn-Hog Sign-up Under Way The official corn-hog signup, the last one before the general payment of allotment funds was under way this week in Kossuth. Eagle and Grant were the first two townships fully signed, last Monday. It will take about two more weeks working at the rate of two townships a day to complete the signing. At each township meeting, the township committeemen and representatives of the general county committee will be present. Individual notices are being sent to all signers informing them of the date of their respective meetings. Girl, 15, Picked Up Intoxicated at Burt Three young men and a young girl, the latter about 15 years of age, were picked up by Marshal Steward of Burt, in that place, last Sunday evening. The marshal says they w^re intoxicated. The girl's parents were notified, and according to the story, came for her on Sunday. The young men were put in jail for a time, and according to the version reaching this office, a fin- of t!5 was imposed on them, or one of them. City to Experiment on Resurfacing The block on State street between the Kent Motor and Swift buildings will be resurfaced by the city for the purpose of determining the cost of the work, and to gain an Idea as to the practicality of resurfacing all of State street. The block in question is especially rough and bumpy, and for that reason was selected for the trial. As a matter of. fact, none of State street Is especially smooth, but the matter of expense has kept the council and mayor from determining to do the whole stre-H over. Work wiir start shortly. A special session was held Tuesday evening of this week, by the council to determine what shall be done about ft new cooling system for the dlesel engines in the power plant, as the old one is beginning to feel its years. $200,000 Aid For No. 169 Still Coming A delegation of business men from Humboldt who recently returned from an interview with state officials at Des Moines, have reported that assurance was given them that the sum of $200.000 will be used in Improvement on highway 169, north and south from Humboldt. The work Is to be done this fall, starting about September 1. Rain Cuts Crowd, Not Fun at Celebration Rain which fell intermittently for 24 hours before the Fourth of July celebration here, succeeded in cutting down the attendance somewhat, but did not dampen the ardor or enthusiasm of those who attended. Financially, the celebration broke about tven it was stated, although no official check had been completed Thursday morning. Playing on a wet diamond, the Titonka Indians defeated the St. Joe Cardinals, 9 to 0, in the first baseball game of the afternoon and Bancroft downed Algona again, 8 to 1, in the second. The evening dance drew a large crowd and the entire program was pleasing and satisfying to the crowd. it was fortunate that nobody was iatully WJure^ Sexton Beats Irvington 1,-viiiL'tQH and Sexton *Tb l %ail i^nduy auernoon. nlaved b^ball^s ^^ ^ ^ ^^ -julc witnessing the game ater had T. B. Testing Held Up Until Sept 1 Testing of Kossuth cattle, which was to have started July 1st. has been postponed until the first of September, it was found here this week. The work was delayed because of the hot weather and the busy season of the farmers. Veterinarians, who are to do the work. asked the state department of agriculture for a delay, and their request was The catUe are to be T. B. tested. New Eotary President W A. McDonald was installed as president of the Algona Rotary C n ub. Monday succeeding Herman Hauberg. Mr. Hauberg was presented with a Rotary past president's emblem by W. C. Dewel on behalf of the club, and the Guderian Petition Asks P. O. Advance Leo Lichter, substitute carrier on rural route two, has been carrying the mail on that route since the de-ith of Fred Ward, regular carrier, who committed suicide last week. A petition was being circulated in Algona this week asking that Henry Guderian be appointed to either the route two job, or a city rcuie, in cast Vinson should be transferred to route two. Prior to Ward's death, there had been some discussion of Vinson and Ward changing routes, and the plan had been approved. Guderian has been a substitute over 11 years, and sentiment here was strongly in favor of his obtaining the vacant pobi. To Build New School Fenton: A new school house will be built four miles west of Feiuoii. Martin Hontelman has secured the contract and wll begin work at once. Its dimensions are 28x32 with meiit. full buse- Mrs. Anna Kramer, 79, Rites at St. Joe St. Joe: Mrs. Anna Kramer, 79, passed away Sunday, June 24th at 6:15 p. m. of heart trouble after being confined to her bed for only four days. Anna Becker was born in Michigan, October 15th. 1854. Several years later her parents moved to Illinois. She was married to Isadore Kramer in Milton Illinois, October 26th, 1875 and in 1863, came to Iowa, where th;y settled on a farm southwest of St, Joe. In 1914. thev moved to St. Joe where Mrs. Kramer remained until three years ago in April when she moved to the home of her daughter, Mrs. Marv Lentsch and where she has since resided. Married 50 Years Swea City: On July H Mr. and Mr*. Carl Tegelberg, former pioneer residents of Swea City uud \icimiy will cekbrate their golden wedding '^ ll '-' i ~ versary at Kiiigsburg. California. Their friends here are sending greetings in . Isadore Kramer, tr husband, died 8 years ago, November 12th. 1926. One son, Nicholas alto preceded her in death. Mrs. Kramer is survived by 12 children. Mrs. Theo. Besch West Bend: Mrs. John Besch, West Bend; Joseph Kramer. AlKona; John Kramer. Waseca. Minn : Mrs. George Nauinan, Algona; Sebastian. Kramer, Mrs. Mary Lentsch. Adam Kramer, Anton Kramer, Mr*. John Lenertz and Mrs. John Cunningham; all attendng the funeral except Anton. She is also suvived by 55 sfrandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock in St. Joseph's Catholic church. Rev. George Th-.obald. reading the requiem hitrh ma.ss. Interment was made in the St. Jctoeph cemetery. Pall bearers were six Krandehildren. criticized for "the policy of borrowing its way back to prosperity at the expense of this taxpayers' money, tending to willful waste In the name of the present emergency." Nomination of four candidates to fill out the party ticket was made at the county convention. Charles E. Chubb will run for county auditor, Lloyd Anderson for clerk of court, John Kaln for supervisor, and L. M. Merritt for coroner. Merritt and Chubb are from Algona. Anderson Is from Swea City, and Kaln from Plum Creek township. A view that such a program will retard recovery in the future was also expressed. "The effort on the part of the present administration to have socialized management of all public service corporations, all financial institutions, all commercial organizations all Industrial organizations and also ar farming stock raising Is a definite trend toward socialism. But whether it i» called social management, economic planning, socialism or bolshevlsm it all leads in the same direction. The history of the world shows that such fofcial reforms have never .produccc betterment but have always produced collapse." Charge Platform Not Kept That the platform pledges had not been kept was also charged. Reference was made 10 the public d'bt, government expenses, increase in government personnel, bureaus and or.y rolls, as samples of extravagance. Both the NRA and AAA were criticized, the former for increasing the price of goods to the consumers, and the latter for failing to increase farm prices on a parity with other prices. Herring Criticized Governor Herring's state administration was also under flre. in the resolution which called the sales tax "iniquitous," and denounced thn state government for failure to provide tax revision. Senator George W. Patterson was highly praised for his opposition to the sales tax and the NRA bill. State Delegates Nanvcd as delegates to the state convention at Des Moin«, July 1U. were L. J. Dickinson, J. H. Jensen of Fenton, Philip Wander of Fenton, Charles Patterson and R. S. McWhorter of Burt, Leighton Mlsbach, R. J. Harrington and G. D. Shumway of AlRona Robert Welter of Wesley, Roy Hutton of Bancroft, C. W. Pearson and L. E. Hovey of Algona, Mrs. Ella Ma (.-Arthur of Burt, Harry Chambeis of Corwith, Hugh Raney and C. R. Schoby of Algona Glen Brunson of Des Moines. and Mart Weaver, Don Hutchison and G. W. Stillman of Algona. State Judicial Delegates The following, were named delegates to the state judicial convention, July 25: W. B. Quartern, J. D. Lowe, T. C Hutchison, Archie Hutchison, P. A. Danson, H. B. White, Carrol Wander, E. J. Van Ness, all of Algona; Jos. M. Dye Swea Cty; W. A. MacArthur of Burt; Consuelo Hanna of LuVerne; W. C. Dewel, Algona; Scott Hanna, Lu- Verne; E. H. Parsons, Algona; Mrs. Mary Woodward of Whittemore; Harry Godden of Algona, Mrs. Seth Cairy of Whittemore; Mrs. Lee O. Wolfe o! Titonka; Emmagene Wildin of Algont and Olaf Funnemark of Wesley. District Judicial Delegates Named to the 14th district judicial convention were G. W. Stillman, H. B. White, H. W. Miller, J. D. Lowe, R. St. Benedict Nine Nosed Out, 3-2, By St. Joe Cards St. Joe The St. Joe Cardinals nosed out St. Benedict last Sunday in a thrilling ball game by a score of 3 to 2. The Cards scored the winning run In the ninth, when R. Thi'.ftcs doubled with N. Friders on base. The name was a pitchers' duel all the way. Tnc Cards scored the first run of the Rnme in the sixth inning- Both starting pitchers. Wagner of St. Joe and Dawson of St Benedict retired at the end of the fifth, neither pitcher having given a run. St. Benedict tied the score in their half of the eighth when they loaded the bases with none out and could only manage to put over one run. Erlckson of St. Benedict and John Reding of St. Joe umpired. Next Sunday St- Joe will play Irvington at St. Joe. 222 Attend Democratic Meeting Held for Organization Purposes Live Power Parade Coming Here Friday Everybody loves a parade. That's an accepted American fact. Going to see a circus parade has long been an old American custom. Yet in many, many spots throughout the country the street parade has been abolished. No matter where it hasn't been seen in a long time, a big parade Is coming to this city on the morning of Friday July 6, at 11:45 sharp. This is none other than the new, novel and unique Standard Oil Live Power pageant o wild animals, all amazing and unus ual reproductions ot the tropical beaaw 'each mounted on-glf«Btto tpucks, man i>ed by expert* The anirnate are » constructed mechanically that as eacn truck moves along the line of procession they move their heads, legs and bodies, this effect typifying the "live power" of the real beasts in their native haunts. A small army of workers are with each parade caravan—mechanics, truck operators, sound experts, parade directors nnd experienced helpers necessary to make the Mardi dras on wheels a complete affair In every particular. No need to remind the local youths that this is a parade not a single one of them should miss. It has sufficient kick, power and features to interest and attract the old folk. Thilges and Besch Awaiting Sentences Joe Thlges of Whittemore, and Leo Besch from near Algona, were each to be sentenced this week in district court in Garner, by Judge P. A. Beardmore, on charges of robb;ry with aggravation in connection with the Oscar J. Eiseman farm home robbery near Woden, in which a gang took uwuy $7,000 on March 15, 1933. ThilRes and Besch have indicated that they will appeal the decision of the judge, mad:- after he had overruled a demurrer of the two men to the information filed by the Hancock county attorney. , Ole Thortland of Bode, Iowa, is already serving a 25 year senttnc? at Fort Madison, and George Schumaker faces charges in connection with the affair. He was arrested near Irvmglon after the general roundup a few months ago, , . J. Harrington., G. D. Shumway. E. H. Parsons, P. A. Danson Carrol Wander, Dr. H. E. Woodward, A. E. Clayton and M. P. Haggard, all of Algona, and George Moulton of Ledyard and Buell Pearson of Swea City. retiring president thanked the mtiiii- I the form of uu autograph album, timbers for their aid during tile past year. | taining their goud wishes. Bank Building Auction Swea Ci;y: The former National Bunk building will be sold at auction at lilt- court lious-.- in Algona Saturday July H. Tlie Weuner brothers of Led- yuid expect to open a brunch batik here iu Uie iieur future. Bancroft Junior Nine Win* Title Bancroft's junior baseball team won the county title away from the Burt nine, last Friday, by defeating the latter organization for tht third tune tills season, 13 to 1, to end the five ga ! ne s-.-ries. The Bancroft lineup was composed of Bolster. Devine. Licliliter. Meiike. McGuire, Haniian, Murphy and Muul- ton. Moudton, hurling, allowed only four hits. Burt used Vcgel, Blanchurd. Lc-rpvr, Michelson, Webkv. White. M Briituw. Long and H. Brbtaw. H. Bri^tuw and Lee per did the hurling. BuucrjU pluckcd 11 hits from their olli-nnp. Bancroft will now eater tile district junior tournament. Mrs. Ernest Wortman Funeral at Lakota Lakcta: Mrs Ernest Wortman, who has been ill for some time, passed away last Thursday afternoon at her home south of town. She was thirty-one years old last January. In January. 19-ti, Myrtle LoaLs was united in man-lag'.- to Ernest Wortman. To this union, one son. Morris Allen was born, who is now three years of age and is lelt with the husband to mourn the passing of a young mother. Funeral sen ices were held on Saturday afternoon at, two o'clock at the PnsbyU-r- ian church Rev. O. H. Freiking. pastor oi the'church, having charge ot the seruce^ A mixed quartette. Hulva Sanden, Mr.-. Harvey Johnson and J Gus and Louis Tnaves sang three songs that Mrs. Wortman had chosen before her passing. The nail bearers were Ru.-=sell and Raymond Winter, Clifford Fret-ark, Wade Ball and Albert and Harry Boc- kclman. Burial was made in Maple Hill cemet. ry. The floral offerings were many and beuuiiful and the church wa.5 packed by mends and relatives. Beside the husband and son she kaves her mother and step-father, Mr. and Mrs. C. K. Rippentrop. three bro- tuers, Tom Loala of Titonka. Higo of Bulialo Outer nnd Tube of Lakota. three sbu-r.s. Mrs. Michue] Winter and Mrs. Earl G'-odnow oi Ma.son City uncl Mia Ai.drc'A' JaikA-n oi Lakota. POLICIES OF F. D. R. WARMLY PRAISED Selection of 26 delegates to the state! democratic convention, and members of o'Jirr committees, took place at. the county democratic meeting, Saturday, In th>? court house here. With an attendance of 222, the democratic meeting displayed enthusiasm and strength, indicative thab the coming general election battle this fall for the vote of Kossuth county is going to b? a real one. Short speeches made by J. L. Bonar, Representative Bonnstettcr and J. H. Sheridan were well received by the convention. Nation Needed Rebuilding In the resolution adopted at the session, the local democrats had the following to say: "The democratic party assumed the greatest peace-time governmental responsibility In America's history. Undisputed republican control for three administrations had brought social and economic chaos. A democratic administration was faced with the Immediate iKcessity of rebuilding the nation's business structure and of restoring public hope and confidence. Under the courageous leadership of President Franklin D. Roose" wit, this program Is well under way. His campaign pledge of allegiance to he Interests of the common man la being fulfilled." The resolution further lent support .o Clyde Herring in his campaign for reekction, citing the first Herring administration as one of "an amazing record of economy and reform." Special attention was paid by the resolution In calling attention to the national administration's efforts In behalf of the middle west, such aa the selection of art lowan to become secretary of agriculture, and the corn-hog and other plans. Pick County Officer* Luke E. Linnan of Algona was named as county chairman, Mrm. Ida Larson M county comatteewoman, and J. H. Bheridan. treasurer. A. H. Bonnrtet- ter's candidacy for reelection as state representative was also highly commended. To State Convention Delegates named for state convention held at Des Molnes, July 26 are M follows: L. B. Linnan, Algona; C. B. Murtagh, Algona; John Bormann, Bode; Otto Falkenhalner, Algona;_ James Geelan, Whittemore; P. J. Kr^J-T haas, Algona; W. A. Murray, Bancroft; John Sleper, Titonka; flert Coder, Lakota; Ida E. Larson, Swea City; George Butterfleld. Swea City; Henry Kunz, Wesley; Mrs. Francis Bradley,. Bancroft; Walter Vaudt, Whittemore; F. A. Rlngsdorf, Burt; Joe Crowley, Fenton; J. E. McEnroe, Algona; Paul Hammlll, Algona; Floyd Col well. Sweat City; A. H. Bonnstetter, West Bend; E. B. Simpson, Armstrong; J. O. McDonald, Burt; Vallle Tribon. Algona; Wm. Krumm, Swea City; Mrs. A. H. Fuchs, Bancroft and Mrs. May O'Brien, Whittemore. To Judicial Conclave Delegates to stat? Judicial convention at Des Moines, August 2: J L. Bonar, Algona; L. E. Linnan, Algona; L. A. Winkel, Algona; M. C. McMahon, Algona; J. F. Newel, Fenton; M L. Roney, Irvington; Frank Weber. Irvington; Henry Sherman, Wesley; Frank Mulligan, Titonka; J. H. Sheridan, Han- croft; J. S. Cullen, Whitt/Einore; H. W. Roba, Lakota; J L. Lichty, LuVerne; Mrs. Elzabeth Higgins, Whittemore; Arthur Flaig, Lone Rock; J. P. Mouse!, Ledyard; Ben Dwenger, Algona; Harvey Reid, Algona; LeRoy Boettcher, Burt; C. E. Brown, Titonka; Elizabeth Houms, Algona; W. M. Bovis, Swea City; Henry Madtzke, Lakota; Dan Froelich, St. Benedict; Clark Scurf- ham, Algona; Mary Gisch, Algona- Difttrict Judicial Group Delegates to the district judicial convention at Emrnetsburg, July 30: L. A. Winkel, Algona; J. L. Bonar, Algona; M. C. McMnhon, Algona; L. E. Lon- nan, Algona; Ben Sorenson, Algona; A H. Borchardt. Algona; S. E. McMahon, Algona, I. M. Finnell, Algona; John E. McEnroe, Algona; C. A. Momyer, Algona; E. J. McEvoy, Algona; G. W Bled). Burt; D. L. McDonald. Burl. Resolution committee consisted of L. E. Linnan, Algona, chairman; A. C. Schissel, Lakota and Bert Coder, Lakota. 0. B. Laing Speaker Prof. O, B I.aing was ti.v .sxakur on the Ki«mii> prugiam at tluir r-'j,'- ula:- Wi-ckJy UK cling W. Thursday H's ..ubji-cl wo., M-.uern Tendi-ncie^ in Education in which he told ol til.- '>''''" 101L> udValicemeliU Ul education 1" t!ie i.u-l years. Truck Accident A truck driven by Rasmus Olson of O;to«.-n had a. streak of bad luck, at a corner south of St. Benedict, when it lelt the road and nooed into a bank, tile front, axle, Monday. Buys 19,000 Bushels Corn Lone Rock: Alex Krueger. local elevator manager, reported that 19,000 bushels of corn were purchased at the elevator last week and would be delivered to the vlevulor this week. Lon Falls From Pony Rock: Everett, Ackerson, the youngest sun of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Ackerson, fell oft bis pony Thursday evening and broke his right arm. near the vlbow. Hand in Wringer St. Joe: Susan Friders had the cuis- icrtune last Monday while wailiing to gel, her hand ill Uie Wringer. Several faUteheo were uecessuxy to ciosv the wound.

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