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The Algnna Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, Aug. 2, 1934 "PRISONER AT THE BAR" MAKES BIG HIT AT WESLEY CHURCH MEETING Talk on Work Along Prohibition lane Also Given by Speaker Wesley: The Methodist church was packed to the rear with enthusiastic prohibition advocates Sunday night when a cast of characters put on a play, "Prisoner at the Bar." The play •was well fflv.n and of course brought. out the vice of liquor consumption. Key. McNultv took the part of the judge; Joseph Skow, tbp clerk of courts: Enar Franzen, the baliff: Herman Wise of Sexton, the state's attorney: Raymond Hanson, the defense attorney; J. C. Skow. the sheriff: Rev. C. Paul Carlson of Algona, the prisoner at the bar; Mrs. Drusilla Noble, of Sexton, Mrs. Hall; Phyllis Prazer, the daughter: with the twelve jurors be- intr chosen from brie three churches of ??xton, Wesley Methodist and Con r gregational as follows: Carl Franzen, foreman. Mrs. Bertha Looft. Mrs. Charles Kraus, Wallace Donovan, Carl Stajrauistt. Henry Swanson, Lester Larson, Arthur Larson, Mrs. Harvey Stevens. Mrs. W. C. Taylor Mrs. Burt Saunders, Arthur Stueber. Mr. High, president of the Iowa Anti-Saloon Association, wa<s present and erave a talk on work to be accomplished along the wohlbltion line A free will offering •was taken which wa.<? to be turned over to the Anti-Saloon League. at his home in the north part of town for the past several weeks. His children have been with him from time to time assisting Mrs. Eden in the home. Mrs. B. F. Felt, Mrs. Bertha 3. Looft. Mrs. I. A. Gerdes arid Mrs. Halvor Flom composed a committee Thursday afternoon who entertained other members of the bridge club at a picnic gathering at the Call State Park at Carol Goblin ewnt last week at Clarion where she visited a cousin. Miss Ethel Braley entertained a half dozen eirl friends at a get-together Saturday afternoon at her home. Charles Kraus and two sons returned home Saturday from a week's flsh- ne trip which took them to northern Minnesota. Mr. and Mrs. Don Meleney and baby daughter were Sunday guests here at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Kklnneter. Members of Tihe Missionary society and friends will meet Friday afternoon at the church parlors with Mrs. Carl Hanson, hostess. Miss Ann Ridhter returned home Sunday from the Kossuth hospital in Algona where two weeks before she underwent a major operation. The Wesley baseball team was victorious In a game played on the local diamond Sunday with Lakota, finished with a score of 5 to 4. and Mr. and Mrs. Peter Ooslln and fa/n- ilv of Charles City spent last week visiting friends at Algona, and with his brother, C. W. Goslln and family here. Eugene Spangler son of Mr. and Mrs. George Spanglv of Everly, has been here for the past ten days visiting his prandpwrents. Mr. and Mrs. George Benner. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Prlca and family of Mason Cttv were Sunday visitors here at the home of his mother, Mrs. Hattle Price and her sister Mrs. Ernest Hutchison. Mr .and Mrs. Jack LudwlK are the parents of a seven and a half pound baby boy born to them Julv 20th. He Miss Esther Burke, who for the past two years hns held the position as head technician in the City hospital in In- dinnapoHs, Indiana, arcjvejj here on Sunday morning for a two weeks' vacation to be spent at the Julius Kunz home. Mrs. K. J. Ferguson and three children returned to their home in Cedar Rapids, Tuesday of last week following a five weeks 'visit here with her mother, Mrs. Jncob Johnson and two Bisters. Mrs. Will Becker and Mrs. J. L. Haverly. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Lassolin of Woden were guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. P. C. Haynes Sunday, and upon their return home in the afternoon were? accompanied by Pearly Haynes, who went to spend the week at the Lassohn home. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Grant of Indiana, arriv-ed here Saturday for their vacation to be spent at the home of h«r parents Mr. and Mrs. Albert Neuroth. Oliver Young's father returned to Wesley with them for a visit with his son and family. Miss Mira Studer returned home on Thursday evening from Rochester, Minnesota, where she is employed for a vacation wi.h ber parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Studer. Mira spent the week end at Algona as a house guest of her cousin, Mrs. Raymond Wehler. Burrell Duane Lease celebrated his sixth birthday anniversary Saturday, July 28th and invited in six little playmates to enjoy a few hours of play. Burrell was given numerous gifts all of which he will treasure. Tie little guests were all served festive refreshments. The Will Ward, William Sttirdivant, Clarence Ward and Mrs. Ann M. Kunz famllks enjoyed a picnic dinner at Clear Lake Sunday at the cottage occupied by a group of Rlrls who spent last week at the lake. The girls returned with their parents feeling their week had been full of enjoyment. Mr. and Mrs. K. R. Rowley. Kenneth and Harold, attended the wedding Sunday evening of Miss Helen Barger to Ernest Everett of Spencer at the Methodist church In Lakota. Miss Barger was the prinmry teacher In the Gillett Grove schools of which Mr. Rowley was superintendent a few years ago. lyn and Betty Hutchison whp are visiting at the John Hutchison home. Miss Grace Kouba is enjoying her two weeks' annual vacation fjom her duties as stenographer at the Sullivan, McMahon & Linnan law offices in Algona, most of which she is spending here with her parents. Miss Vera Kouba enjoyed the first three days of this week here as part of her vacation from duties as office assistant In the Home Loan company office at Fort Dodge. Miss Lillian Melvold arrived here on Saturday night, for a week's visit with her sister, Mrs. Frank Kouba. Jr. Miss Melvold has attended six weeks' summer school at the University of Minnesota, and will return to the state of Washington to resume her teaching this fall. Sunday the Koubas and her sister drove to Spirit Lake where they met cvther members of their family at a picnic gathering. Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Wilson and daughter, Ruth, of Mankato, spent Sunday here with her father, Nick Miller and other relatives. The family left hero some six or seven years ago since which time Glenn has been interested in selling Delco Iteht systems, and has built up a fine business with seven or eight men to ruper- viw. Mrs. Wilson has been arsistlns 1n the office a goodly share of the time. Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Lohr of Fort Dcdire cam.? Friday evening for her mother. Mrs. William Hutchinson and aunt, Mrs. Leota Hoit, who are plan- nine to visit at the Lohr home this week. Mrs. Hoit returned to her home Monday at New Sharon following an eight weeks' rtav here h'lr>n<r c<"-e for Mr. Hutchinson prior to his death. Mrs. Hutchinson expect.-; to visit her various daughters at Fort Dodge for a period of ten days or longer. KOSSUTH FARMS AND FOLKS Lonlt SmHh and Edward Allen. F.eH (By t. B. Smith) Alfred Mnteon n*o lives northwest of Armstrong: has several acres of potatoes planted peat Rtound tWr year. Prom the look of the vines whicl are large and of fin fcolor with lots potatoes setting on there had not ough to be any shoring of potatoes in Ms and the surroundini territory this fall. Dr. M. I. IJchter. Hurt, has accepted a position with the state as one of the state veterinarians in the comine campaign against T. B. and Bang's disease. Doc will probably be gone the rest of the summer and part of the winter. This is a position that not all men are trusted with and I am sure Dr. Lichter will prove worthy and dependable. (By E. C, Allen) Oswald LalHer, Hvl-Vr northnwtt of C. \V. Moc-iler, who lives a little has been named William. on>? other boy, Richard. They have Rev. and Mrs. R. B. Berntsen are the proud parents of a baby boy born to tnt_W on Thursday •mornJnir. The Berntsens now have a nice family of two boys and two girls. Mr .and Mrs. Lester Henderson and daughter of Oklahoma arrived here the fore part of last week for a visit of several weeks with his brother, William Henderson and family. William Eden has been critically 111 . Grandma Lease, the A. M. and L. L. Lease families of Wesley, the Ed J. Studer, Morris. Wilbur and. Vernon Studer families, Herman Cook, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Walker and Raymond all enjoyed a picnic gathering at the park in Corwith Sunday honoring Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Studer In celebration of their sixth wedding anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Will Henderson and two sons and Mr. and Mrs. Lester Henderson and daughter and Miss Margaret Erdmann drove to Emmetsburg Sunday to spend the day visiting at the home of their mother, Mrs. Crarles Pavick. Mrs. Pavick returned home Friday night from Rochester where she underwent an operation a fortnight before for gall trouble. Mrs. Glenn Francis and four children came up from their home at Waterloo last week for a visit with her father and sister, Theodore Schroeder and Magelc. and with friends at Corwith where the family lived until about two or three months ago. They were accompanied to Wesley by Eve- Looft-Mumon Wedding Unites Swea City Couple Swea City: On Tuesday, July 17, at the brides home. Miss Ruth Loolt, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Looft of Swea City, was married to Matthew Munson, son of Mr. and Mrs. M- C. Munson of Rlngsted. The bride, a graduate of the Bancroft high school and also Iowa State College at Ames, has been teaching school at Armstrong. The groom is a college graduate at Northfleld, Minnesota, and is a co-partner with his fathter in farming. The young couple left, immediately after the ceremony for a trip following a three course wedding dinner. Many friends of this popular couple extend congratulations. Kin of Irvington Man Drowns on Vacation Jaunt Irvington: Paul Hudson received a telegram last Saturday Irom his sister, Mrs. Harold Williams of Flint, Michigan relating the sad news that ner husband. Mr. Williams had drowmd. At the time of the accident the family were vacationing at a lake resort. Further particulars have not been as- south of Tl'tonka had just come home from his brother's place where they had been cuttng oats and as he had strained his leg in some wav or other that day and could hardly walk, I helped him do a few chores around the place. Clarence has a fine bunctt of stock and his crops look fine. Will be back to see you neain about the time the melons are ripe. Henry W. Mayland of northeast of Titonka., was putting up some oat hav the other day when I stopped there. Henry had seeded the piece down to alfalfa but very little of it was in evidence as he sowed the oats quite a bit thicker than he had intended, thereby smothering out most, of the alfalfa. He may try tearing up the ground a little end resowing this fall. Stopped In at the Swea City Implement Company last Monday afternoon to see whether or not they had sold tlv John Deere tractor which was advertised in our classified columns last week. The tractor was sold the next day after our paper come out. Also stopped in at the Hundeby's implement shop at Swea City and at the Bancroft Implement Company at Bancroft. Found all the boys doing a rushing business In binder twine and binder and tractor repairs. E. M. Johnson, who lives south of Bancroft is getting to be one of the countys old settlers as he has lived on his present farm of 89 acnes for 26 years, besides the 80 which "Mike" as Is known to his friends, bought for $80 an acre twenty-six years ago, he has farmed a few other places in this part of the country. Mr. Johnson has made a mighty nice looking place out of his farm and figures with improvements fencing and drainage his farm Livearnore. states he fcnme to this country over forty years ago, which has given him the advantage of soeinp a coxmtry grow up. He says he has pxi every V^'lrk on ms farm 4hat is there The day I callec they were ready tc ttit ontsi tht having the late variety, had not started. Mr Lamer, Jr., said if it stayed so hot h< thought he wouk haul a barrel of wix- at | tor out to the field and give the hor.sos a drink once In a while. A mighty fine idea. IT. G. Erdmann, north of LuVcrno said he wns changing horses evorj two rounds on account of the heat Mr. Erdmann wns going to cut the oats for his borther's folks also, his brother having just died recently. When I railed at the Henry .T Hlnz place cast of LuVcrne, I found Henry and the boys doing some car- Pinter work, getting ready for the new ont crop. Heres' hoping you go your bins full, Henry. itufTs this year, but you folks up her? n northern Iowa will have the food nd you'll get tho prices. Year in and •ear out, through good timrs and bnd. owa i.s the banner stnte. It never has had a complete crop failure. The rains always come before they are too lat." somewhere in the state." The News-Herald hopes and It bc- ievcs the Texas man Is right. Northwest Iowa never looked worse than It- did forty days ago and It never looked better than It docs now. Corn •> shoulder high and there are stalks that are 8 to 9 fort toll. Smnll grain is coming. Even the pastures, which .ooked at one time n-s though they were poiw forever, arc coming back, and where they have not, boon over prnzert. look nno. The prospects for liigher prlcrs loom most favorably. Fifty cent corn and $0 hoirs nro just nr- ound the corner. The debt ridden farmer will bo given a chance to work his wny out. Merchants In Sprnrrr wore busier than cranberry merchants Tuos- day of this work. Saturday crowds in town are Immense. Tho UK at res nro packing 'em in. They nrp soiling nu- tomobiios. radios, rrfrlgorntors. wash- Ing machines nnd other articles which nrp not exactly cln.ved n.s necvrssltlrs. There arc thousands of people- at tho lakes, and others are taking trips in theirs cars. It's a great country any wny you look at it. That is why wo love (Up stato of Iowa. God's own country we ring to you. Big Business Built By Advertising RingstPd Dispatch: Here is what advertising has done for Jimmy Neville, the Algona. shrp man. He is about to ndd a, forty foot addition to his store. Mr. Neville is no youngster In business. HP Is well along in years, but. he has been n constant user of nowsrwnrr advertising, lots of It during all the) yrnrs he has boon In business and he has built, up OTV of tho biggest shoo siiwvsrs in tho state. Every year has seen an increase In his business and in his advertising appropriations. You can't, succeed in business without letting folks know about it-. "Dick" Says Iowa Will Go Republican Chicago, Illinois.—A rolld ropubliTin delegation to (lie next, roiifrres.; from Iowa, was predicted on Wednesday by Senator L. J. Dickinson of Iowa. "Within the last two weeks there has been noted an exceptionally strong chnngp in sentiment. "While wp may not capture control of ilie lower branch of congress in November my reports indicate clearly that we will make fitch gains as will pvit ft check on the left-wing veering of our government. We will be aMc to stop gng rule and rubber stnmplsm." Two More Big Dance Bands Saturday-Sunday, August 4-5 Al Moivy and His 11 Si'venadi-rs Wednesday, August 8 Original Cotton Pickers SURF BALLROOM, Clear Lake CITY PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY ATTORNEYS AT LAW R. J. Harrington J » Lowe IIAHUINGTON & LOWE ATTORNEYS AT LAW Booms 212-14 First Nafl Bank Bit ALGONA, IOWA J. L. BONAB ATTORNEY AT LAW Collections will receive prompt attention ALGONA, IOWA W QUAIITON H. W. MILLER ATTORNEYS AT LAW Office over Kossuth County State Bank Office Phone, 427 ALGONA, IOWA ____ - : -- A. Hutchison Donald C. Hutchison ....,_ Theodore C. Hutchison 251 ATTORNEYS AT LAW Qulnby Bldg. E. J VAN NESS & G. W. STILLMAN LAWYERS Office over Iowa State Bank Phone 213-W __ Algona. Iowa Oaylord D. Shumway Edward D. Kelly SHUMWAY & KELLY ATTORNEYS AT LAW Office over Quinby &, Krause Building J. W. Sullivan (dec'd) S. E. McMahon L. E. Linnan SULLIVAN, MCMAHON & LINNAN ATTORNEYS AT LAW Office over County Savings Bank ALGONA, IOWA PHYSICIANS & SUUGKONS J. N. KENEFICK PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON Office formerly occupied by Dr. A. L. Rist over Rexall drug store Office Phone 300 Res. Phone 326 ALGONA, IOWA C. II. CRETZMEYER, M. D. Surgeon & Physician Office John Galbralth Bldg. Phone 4U-310 W. D. ANDREWS, D. O. Osteopathlc Physician and Surgeon General Hospital Phones: Office 187; Residence 688 ALGONA, IOWA Algona, Iowa phone 68 L. A. WINKEL ATTORNEY AT LAW 0fllM £ C. McMAHON ATTORNEY AT LAW Office over Quinby & Algona, Iowa HIRAM B. WHITE ATTORNEY AT LAW Office over Iowa State Banlt phone 206 p. A. DANSON ATTORNEY AT LAW Office over Iowa State Bai.k_Bldg Ofllce Res. 315 CARKOL A. WANOEB ATTORNEY AT LAW Over FoBtoffice E. II. phone 68 Office over Basket Grocery ATTOKNEYS-AT-LAW Algoua, Iowa P. V. JANSE, M. D. PHYSICIAN & SURGEON Office on South Dodge St. phone No.—Res. 366; Office 668 MELVIN G. BOURNE PHYSICIAN & SURGEON Office over Post Office Bldg. Phones—Office 197 Res. 194 DENTISTS DR. H. M. OLSON DENTIST Gas or Novocalne used for extraction Located over christensen Store Phone: Business 166, Residence, 470 ALGONA, IOWA DR. C. D. SCHAAP DENTIST Quinby Bldg. Phone 133 Res. Phone 174 Algona, Iowa certained. Mr. Williams was a young man 34 vears of age and held a wry responsible position with the Chevrolet Motor Company. Besides his wife he leaves three small children to mourn his loss. Mr. Hudson was unable to attend the services. Dorothy Mawdsley visited her aunt Mrs. Paul Dremrncl, last week. Bernle Burlintraine shelled his corn on the old Chaa. MaMicws place on Wednesday of la-st week. Delivery was made at Irvinp;ton. On Wednesday the Johnnnsen crew started work on the Edw Mawdslev new barn which is to be patterned after the J. C. MawdJley hollow tile structure. A fair sized crowd attended the dance- last Tuesday evening at the fair erounds sponsored bv the Irviiyrton baseball team. Mr. Rawson, depot nK- ent, Is mannRcr. ML c .s Pauline Black wns a week end RW<t at. the honw of her parents. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Black. Pauline I.s n.s- slstinK at the Country Club during the summer vacation. Several from the Irvington neighborhood attended the Becker-Hllbert wedding dance at the fair grounds last Tue-'dnv evening. The young couple are from St. Joe. Mr and Mrs. Ralph Parsons of Durt celebrated tlwir tenth wedding anniversary at the Maurice Parsons home Sunday afternoon. Fifty friends and relatives were present. Mr. and Mrs. Hoimr King and their daughter of Merced, California, visited last Sunday at the David King home. Both men are sorts of Win. King, prominent wt.'t, of Algonii fanner. • Joe Lage visited last Tuesday and Wednesday with his friends, th_ Becker boys, sous of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Becker, former Irvington residents but now residing in Portland township. The trip was made on ••Minnie", Jce's thetland pony. Mrs. Jewell Patterson Is recovering nicely frcm her recent operation and is now recuperating at. thi? home of her mother, Mrs. Chas. Walker in Al- Mona. However it is thought she will be able to return to her home in Riv- trdale township in about a week. Everett. Van Stenlxrg and Eflie Egel left last Wedm-sday evenitig for Flint, Michigan, EvereUt,' home. En- route they will visit the World's Pair at Chicago and there m.et, the Van S'ienberg family and motor back to Michigan with them. Both of the voung people will seek employment at Flint. Arthur Maas Is the new manager of the Galbraith elevatcr owned bv the Kunz Elevator Co. Mr. Maas has assisted at various times in the elevator and also worked in the Galbraiih store. This summer however he has bten helping John Schultz with the general farm work. The future plans of the Sankevs have not been given out althouoh it is hoped they will still, remain in the community. Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Welxr. Mr. and Mrs. Henrv Weber of the Haiuia neighbcrhc^l and Frank Weber motored to Oedar Rapids last Suturdav and were there met bv the Joh.n W-b- ers, Gkn Antrims and Joe Evmar.ns oi Pontiae. 111., and held a familv reunion. Alvin. Henry. Mrs. John Welx-r [Mrs. Antrim and Mrs. Evmaim are al! It-r.ildern of Prank Weber. Thev al. returned to their respective homes 01. Sunday. Mr. and Mi's. Carl Ebert of Wt-itte- has cost him well over $100 an acre —o— R. M. Mlnkel, M. D., of Swea CHy is one of the city's new business men; having moved from Fort Dodge to his present location about three weeks ago- As the afternoon was hot anc Doc's ofllce was cool I was in no hurry to be going, so Dr. Mlnkel nnd I had a nlco long visit. During our conversation I a-sked Dr. Mlnkel where he studied for his profession. He said he was a graduate of the Iowa Stato University in the class of 1932 and that since 'that time has been connected with two hospitals in New York, namely The Craig House Sanitarium of Beacon, New York, nnd Vassar Bros. Hospital In New York City. When at tlv- latter place the practice of Mir- cery took up a large .share of hi.i time. Doc Is ix husky young man and a credit to the city as well as to its athletic enterprises. Calf Club Winners Named Following Recent Field Days Under the direction of Ernest. Wright the field representative for the Iowa Dairy Association, the dairy calf club members of Kossuth county found the dairy calf club field days to be quite educational. Two days were given to these tours, July 23, the tour was in the south half of the county and July 24 In the north half. Each day the dairy calf club members were instructed in care and management of tfliclr heifers, also some time was spent on showing and fitting. Three classes of dairy cattle were Judged each day and the six club boys who were high in Judging each day are as follows, names being listed according to tlwir placings: July 23, Arnold Dreyer, Eldon Shaw, Rex Taylor, Frank Schoby, Floyd Bode and Roland Bode and July 24, Merle Miller, Edward Meschcr, Vincent Weeeelman, Louis Price, Wayne Miller and Paul Inman. Mr. Wright stated that the dairy calves were in very good condition anr that Kossuth county should have a good dairy calf club show this fall Marlon R. Soults, new dub agent, should be highly complimented on his good work in Kossuth county. 4-H Health Champ to Be Picked Aug. 8 The county 4-H club health champion for 1934 will be selected next We Specialize In Automobile Liability Insurance Our Automobile Insurance Protects You In Case You Get Hurt "~- A MODERN AUTOMOBILE TRAVEL SERVICE Very reasonable rates. Complete protection. Dwelling and Household Goods Insurance Long Haul Truckers and Cargo Insurance Iowa and Minnesota legal requirements (Special rates). Fidelity Bonds—Surety Bonds—Beer Bonds Bonds written at our Algona office. Our Policy Writing Connections and Company Contracts Permit Us to Wrtto Your Insurance and Bonds ai the Very Lowest Rates Consistent With Reliable Service. Brokerage Business Solicited Loans—(Real Ehta(te—lUaltate—Invest mcnts THE ALGONA INSURANCE AGENCY Phone 55 C ' «' t " Barre Office located on ground floor 1st door North ot Iowa State Bank 29-tf -nn Twenty Years Ago News VETERINARIANS Dr. L. W. Fox Dr. J. B. Wlnkel Office 220 West State Street Office Phone 475-W Kes. 475-H Algona, Iowa L. M. MERRITT Mortitlau and Funeral Director Phone 11 Iowa Over Fisher CiUo A. V. UCK'l'IU SIGN SERVICE Piioin.- S08-W Wednesday, when winners of individual club contests come to Algona for tho county contest. Pern Olsch won the health title last year, with Marie Milter named as alternate. Lucille Gring, home demonstration agent, stated that there would be 14 contestants, who are being _seJected Uiis week in the club cont-rstf. The Judging will be done next Wednesday by Drs. Kcncflck, Bourne and Olson. more, Mr. and Mrs. Gc-urm.- Hacknun. Sr.. and Geo., Jr.. were Sunihiv ciuiiu-r KUests at the Fred G.luel home. Mr- and Mrs. Roscoo Mu\vd.-loy un<.l children of Plum Creek wi-re at- ihe H.un Sabin homo, aa was also Mrs. Sabin 1.1 AlRouu. Mr. and Mi-.s. Kov Fiu-h J'-.i L-ruiHl-on. Dewev SkilliiiM \u-ii- ui;li the Georit./ JtliiLson I'jiriiv .ti ltic Point. Mr, and Mrs. Ch:i-^ K-> 1 ->'• ' suns were at tlv Maiii'i l-'.-ik-T !:"ii:'Mr. ulul Mis. Ti A ri.uk i>l AltMii.s visiU-d ul the Sain K'-'JJJIT Kmi.,- A number of lminti.>ii al;il K^''" ! - l! ' folks weiv ut llu' Him I.-u-h I:' 1 "' wlii-re a klltelibull name ^>>., '" I J -"*"" (Taken from the flies of tho Upper DCS Moines-R/;i)ubican lor the week of August 5, 1914) A baby girl had been born it ti '. Frank Devine ho'iv; in Slu-rmMi township Taken from the column, "News and Comment.:" "It always rains at th» •igrit time In lowu, the real garden spot of the nation." A movement was under way in Oer- nania to start, another bank. Some >pposit!on had developed in respect to the bank and its was cixaUiib' inU'rest n neighboring towns. Among the local news items we find this intere-sting fquib, "Young Tlu'o. Chrisdiilies has bouiint, a tir.e new Uuick auto and il is predicted his popularity with tlk- girls will ir t di- .nini&h." An editorial hail been written for iis issue of the Upper De.s Moines which stated that a general fixe-for- all war seemed muniment in Europe. The iituation exisitiiig at that time was then explained. A grain shocking machine had been invented by Keeiie brothers, T. A. Swanson and Tom Curmody, all of Whittemore. and several important manufacturing companies of farm im- pleiiunLs had sent representatives to Whitteir-ore to witness the machine in action. Ninety-seven teachers had written the regular JuJy examinations conducted by Superintendent Shirley. This had been almost ihv largest number to write at one time. Almost, all applicants had been experienced teachers who were seeking to rais.,- their grades, a.s salaries were rated according to average grade in these examinations. Word had been received that, Captain Win. H. lugham had died t lie- Tuesday of the previous w«vk at the home of his son, Dr. Geo. W. Iiighaui, iit Olympia, in state of Washington. Interment had bexii made in Hiver- view cemetery. The obituary had be*.-n written lor the. Upper Des Moines by B. V- Reed. A long account followed of l-he experiences Captain Inghain had gone through with Indiuais and Iowa mow blornis. Texas and Iowa Spencer News Herald: The Spencer C-iambcr of Commerce used to luive u ;ong which went something like this: We havo miles of white fields Brewing Wo have miles of corn on cob, We have miles of fatted cattle lowing. W<> have corn and chickens by the gob. We havo miles and miles of all the good things— Things that God hns given to hut few That i.s why we love the state of Iowa- God's own country we sins to you. A man from Texas who happened into u Sp ncer barber shop one clay 'his wivk .-aid that northwe.-t low.x locked a.s though it was .sittimj on top of thn world. "Down in Texas wi- havo had Hi) days of continuous drouth," he .'.aid, "lAvrytliing i.s burned up. But when you get into Iowa you sec a different pictuiv and the farther north you co the greener, more prosperous, things look. There'll be a shortage of food- From the Forests of the Great Northwest (,'oinc.s Hie selected grades of Lumber in our yards. ]f you need lumber for your Home or Farm Repairs, we can supply your needs. Cement, Building Blocks, Drain Tile Fence and Barb Wire, and a Complete Line of (,'oals and Coke. See IKS. F. S. Norton & Son Phone L'2!) Altfoua, Town. Mi^ioiury Buys 124 Gill., TU save Tlii-iiv From Slavery. Ail Article About IJt'e Auious tile Uuah- uu-ii ut' Northern Australia, iu The AJuerU-aii Weekly, the Magazine l>b>uitiuUd WiUi Next Sunday's t'luc-agu Herald and txaiuiuer. USED CARS 1931 Chevrolet Trucks Long | 1933 Chevrolet Coach I 1931 Pontiac Coupe 2 Model T Ford Sedans All in Good Condition Kohlhaas Bros. Phone 200

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