The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 16, 1934 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, August 16, 1934
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HISTORICAL DEW, Awarded Highest Honors as "Iowa's Best Weekly Newspaper By State University of Iowa, 1933 OFFICIAL CTTT AND COUNTY PAPER Upper drcnladim This tame 3300 Ooptaj Established 1865 ALGONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, AUCUT8T ](>, 19:U Twolvo VOL. ,".2.—NO. 33 AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY FROM KOSSUTH HONORED Takes State Honors In Nearly Every Branch of Activity MRS. LEASE, WESLEY, NEW COUNTY LEADER Swea City: The 37th quarterly meet- Ing of the Koisuth County American Legion Auxiliary was held at Bwea City Tuesday afternoon, August 7, with Ida E. Larson, county chairman presiding. Every unit was represented. A solo, "Star Spangled Banner," was sung by Mrs. Mae Pearson. The preamble was led by Mrs. Zada Naudaln of Algona. Address of welcome was given by Mrs. Henry Myhr, president of the Swea City unit. Report on Activities Each unit gave a quarterly report of unit activities. Outstanding work of each unit was given credit by the county chairman, of the unit activities board based on quarterly reports during the year and gives Algona first plaos, Swea City second place with Wesley and Fenton tlelng for third and Bancroft and Burt were close. Every unit has a 100 per cent record In every requirement asked for by the department (two units failed to get their membership quotas), but the county attained Its membership quota with 42 members over its county quota. These were made up by other units of the county who have excess quotas. Kossuth county was first In the 8th district to get Us quota of members and all application blanks on file. Four units will receive national citations, and srx units will receive state citation*,. Algona received second place In the state In the Fidac essay contest. Kossuth county was th« only county In the state sponsoring emergency relief subsistence gardens as a community service project, also only county in state cooperating with the relief program and collected used clothing and turned it over to the CW« workers to be u»;d for needy fam_ Hies. Algona Won on Project Algona unit waa given flrat place in community fs*vWs jjrpj*^ hftv- —„ under"the fltfeetton or Mrs. R. Morrison. Lone Bock was first unit in the state to send Its contribution to the Knoxvllle carnival. Burt was the first unit in the 8th district to get in their unit report. Kossuth county was the first county In the state to get in thdr history report. Credit for this is given Mrs. Sadie Denton of Titonka, county historian. Mrs. Schcnck Elected Mrs. Anna Schenck of Titonka was elected county secretary to succeed Mrs. Nellie Wolfe of Penton, who re- f.igned. Mrs. Luella Schenck of Burt was elected county historian to succeed Mrs. Sadie Denton, who resigned. Mrs. L. L. Lease of We-sl-.-y, newly elected county chairman will be installed at the department convention. The Burt unit received the membership attendance award given by the county chairman. There were 76 In atendance. A lunch was served by the hostess unit. Golden California DOB- ples were table decorations. The next quarterly county meeting will be held at Titonka. Merchants' Auction Fun Is on; Here's the Dope With 54 Algona business firms cooperating in the event, the second Merchandise Auction will get under way here this noon. The plan is the sama as last year. Prom now until noon on August 31, auction money in equal amounts to each purchase, or the payment on account, will fie handed to the customer. On August 31, in the afternoon at. 2 o'clock, prizes or regular merchandise, donated by the cooperating firms, will be auctioned off from the band stand. Each article will go to the highest bidder. There will be more than 100 prizes again this year. Because small children had a tendency to run clerks and storekeepers ragged last year, no coupons on the auction page may be redeemed by anyone under 16 years of age. Cooperating stores are not going to exchange coupons for the auction dollars unless the person presenting them Is ov-sr sixteen. The first coupon page appears in this week's paper. Start right now to pet your shore of the auction money. By clipping the coupons on the auction page, and taking them to the stores named, anyone over 16 can Immediately acquire 54 dollars in auction money. Then when yon shop, ask for the money; do the same when yon pay bills, and try yonr hand at the auction. There will be -enough prizes at the auction so that anyone who really goes after a prize will have a good chance of getting one. It's all fun, and nobody can lose any'>.:.:,.. The iist of prizes will be announced in this paper next week, but in the meantime get busy. Last year a crowd of about 800 attended the auction, and merchandise valued at about $500 was passed out in a four hour period. This year the auction Is to be held on Friday, and five clerks will be on hand to speed up the auction. More complete details of the auction will be announced later. Auction money will be in denominations of fifty cents, one dollar, five and ten dollars. The money will not be issued for any purchase under 25 cents, and from that sum up will be Issued in amounts nearest the purchase. That is a 40 cent purchase brings a 50 cent auction slip, and a Ja cent purchase would bring a one dollar auction bill. The prizes given consist principally of all sorts, household fur- nishlnps, service cards, gasoline, oil, and things of a similar nature. There'll be something In the list of prizes that you need—the Merchandise Auction Is on. Save your Auction Moray. Admission at Gate 40 cents, Adults, But Cars Go in Free Titonka Girl 17, Weight 123, Is Kossuth County's Health Queen Kossuth Trio Find Man Missing For 14 Years in Chicago A Bancroft man, who disappeared 14 years ago after taking cuttle to the market in Chicago, was found in Chicago recently wlun a trio of Bancroft men, Joe Menke, Ray McGuire and Frank Recker, who had gone to Chicago, discovered him in a restaurant. The man was Dave Gilbert. At the Urn.- of his disappearance he was living at Bancroft with his wife and two children. The iauer are now living in Mason City. Menke saw Gilbert, und recalled that lie had heard several stories from others who had been to Chicago, saying that they btlieved they taw the missing man. M.-nke decided to find out for himself whether there was anything to tlie yarn, so he stepped over and asked: "Do I know you, or don't I?" Gilbert Is reported to have responded aft r a minute: "Hello, Joe. are you still living in Bancivlt." The Bancroft msn went their way, and Gilbert went his. Alffona Upper Den Moines Photo Bernice Larson, 5 feet, 5% Inches Tall, Wins Over Eight Opponents; Will Gto To State Fair; Ready *^^ 'The purpose of the 4-H club is to help in building sound bodies and minds, and the nine girls of championship calibre, pictured above, arc proof that the club work Is helping to achieve this end. Lucille Gring, home demonstration agent, handled details of the county contest. WESLEY ALUMNI HELD REUNION; 85 ATTENDED .. . .- . . , A 17-year-old Titonka girl, Bernice Larson, was Judged the 4-H health queen of Kossuth county, and as a result will represent this county In the state fair contest. The contestants, all of whom won their own club contests, are pictured above, and arc, from left to right, Doris Oenrich, Thelma Frlcst, Helen Fox, Bernice Dodus, Helen Kent, Miriam H-retland, Bernice Larson, Maxine Schcnck, and Murlal Payne. The winner, Miss Larson, is third from the right. Kostith's health queen is five feet, flive and one quarter Inches tall, and .she weighs 123',-. pounds. *h; has a chest expansion of two and one-half inches. Judges fay that her erect carriage had much to do with winning the contest. Her score was 98.5. Five- tenths of a point each w-ere taken off for her feet, pharynx and for five filling In her teeth, otherwise her record was perfect. She Is the youngest of five children. In appearance Miss Larson has sparkling eyes, and a smile and dimple that flash every tiny; her eyes twinkle, indicating that she appreciates a bit of humor. Judges said that her firm muscles indicated plenty of healthful exercise and work outdoors. She lias a medium coat of tan. All of the contestants rated high in the scoring, which was don^- by Dr. M. G. Bourne. Dr. H. M. Olson und Dr. John Keneflck. Start to Wyoming But Fairgrounds Is Expedition's Limit Two vagabond minds with but a tingle thought—-"go w^ett, my hoy." Two Algona boys, whose average age is b-tween nine and ten years responded to the call and allure of tlie western, wide-open Spaces and packing their clothes in two bundles and with a one dolla:.- bill, ventured forth Sunday ..veiling lor Cheyei'Jif, Wyoming. The ven- turers got as far as the fair- gi-Lund;; where tlvey sat dcwii to rest und talk thingi over. Meanwhile their ubsviice had been noted by the parents of the two and quiet" tea idling and not so quiet calling v,-as under way. At. a very lute hour the would-be cowboys suddenly made their u.pixarance at their respective home*. Talk- iiikt things over had finally resulted in what the bujs explained as ••faint heurf und hence, lliv trek home. Splinter Hits Eye During Threshing Irvington: Earl Miller suffered a very painful ordeal which might have proven disastrous l fts t Monday while he was threshing ut the Rochleau farm. A barley board somehow became lodi;- td in his eyeball which required the ' assistance of a physician before the particle could be removed. However, it did not pierce the ball deep enough to cause s.rious trouble. HemphiuVCar Found Near Bode The car of W. P. Hemphill, stolen from iis parking place near the athletic field, while Mr. Hemphill was attending the kiuenball game, Monday evening, was discovered Tuesday in an oats fleld near Bode. It had bten driven but 35 miles. The rear cushion, spare tire and cover, and a number of oilier things were tak.n. Mr. Hemphill was checking the loss Tuesday. No Word Yet About Kossuth C-H Money Over 80 nic-n wvre present at the corn-hog compliance school of instruction held here Monday, in the Legion hull. Officials explained the duties of tlie compliance workers. ui\l they will slart, us soon as Kftsmh £j ojfic- iuily rt'Kased. No word either ou- wuy or the other hu.s been received here as yet. und officials believe that b. cause of that fact, there will be no great delay in the arrival of Kossuth corn-hog checks. Attention wus culled to Ilie fact that llie diipute over the ttut-.- quotu has been settled und that about 6 cuuii- ti-.s a day are now being released, .uid several counties a day are receiving their checks. It. U hoped that the checks will arrive here btfoiv [lie Ust of the month. Mrs. I. A. Gerdes Elected President; Other Officers Were Named Wesley: The annual Wesley high school alumni gathering for 1934 is an event of the past since 85 members and guests congregated at the school house lawn Sunday afternoon. Miss DeE;ta Hall, who was preskknt for the past year, presided at the program which consisted of songs by a textet of boys songs by a quintet of girls, group singing, etc. Miss Helen Franzen welcomed the graduates of the '34 class Into the association with Frances Kunz giving the response. The new cla.-s was taken for a round of stunts by Enar Branzen before they were tillered as the "baby cla.s=." L. L. Lease talked on the "Progress of this School"; Maurice DeBoer gave a humorous ivadiiig, followed by remarks by Supt. K. R. Rowley. Letters from Miss Anna Westei of New York City, Mrs. Daisy Felt- Haverly, Mrs. Hazel Finn-Studer ol Fannington, Minn., and Mrs. Nina Fell-Ranck of RockU'dg..-, Folrida, were read. It was voted to send a letter of condolence to Arvid Hultgren at Kcnyon. Minn., sympathizing in the lass of his wife, Mks Anna Johnson, who was a graduate in the year ol 1908. Officers for the coming year eKct- ed were Mrs. I. A. Gerdes, president, Miss Inna Ward, vice president. Audra Benton, secretary and Bob Lawson, treasurer. Tuose from a distance who came to attend the reunion included Miss Martha Haynes, of Iowa Falls, Mr. and Mrs. Jacobs of Forest City, Mr. and Mrs. George Lloyd of Brill, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Welilcr of Alg^na, Mr. and Mrs. Sheller of Belmond Miss Irma Dee Beaton of MilUK-apolis and Mrs. Anna Franzen-Moore of Austin. Minn. There has been a total of 2L!« graduates irom the Wesl y high school. No. P. 0. Site News The question of location of th. new Alguna. postoffice was believed to be in the hands of officials al W-ishing'.oii this week, with all data regarding all of the sites offend. Nothing new r-. 1 - Kardinij its locution had b-en (.-llicial- ly heard here. Woman Wins $125 MJ'S. Jess Speraw of Algon.i. with l.e-iis ill her eyes, walked down the ai-le of the Call Theatre, Tuc.-day i:\ mil;: She had jus(, heard her name called at the Bank Night, aiid \vtu> claiming her reward. 4 FAMOUS ACTS BOOKED AT FAIR HERE SEPT. 4-7 Officials Also Working on Other Angles to Provide Entertainment TRAPEZE STARS ONE OF FEATURES Sand Pit Swimming Party Turns to Tragedy, Sunday Bernard Tierney Drowns in 30 Feet of Water North of Algona Four sets of circus performers will present the free act program before he Kossuth county fair's grandstand patrons Jliis year. Booking was com- jleted last week. The free acts are, of :ourse, only a part of the program, but they also are an Important part, and the board feels that it has been ucky to secure the calibre of this year's talent. The McDonald Trio, a cycling act, is one part of the program. As a conclusion of tfKir performance, the three n the act manage to find places for themselves on one wheel. This trio of intrepid athletes may sow ideas In he minds of youthful cycle fans, but :hey are warned that the bike used by the performers Is of a somewhat different construction than the ordinary machine. Fnnnybone Ticklers Cook and Wlswell, who played at many state fairs last year, will bring their famous machine, "Leaping Nellie," here for a series of laugh-provoking stunts. Everyone can find a car's wishbone, but It remained for Cook and Wiswell to find the funnybone They will bring "Leaping Nellie" to the fair here Sept. 4-7, and you'll agree that they are real genius in the comic art. Dressing up a group ot trained dogs to represent movie stats, and then have them Imitate the screen Idols originated with George Cortello, who has ben training dogs for state fairs and circus for the past 20 years. Ccr- tcllo calls his dogs the "Hollywood Stars," and each of them has been given the name ot a screen celebrity The act 1» «pecUU^r*(»«ln« to toe children, aid will be on* of the fea tures of the bill. On Flying Trapeze That a first class "flying and return' act must have three essentials, utmos 1 agility, bird-like grace and reckless daring, in order to Us classed as a rea sensation will be ably demonstrated by the famous Flying Valentines, when they exhibit here. The Valcn- tinos give aerial gyrations that fairly steal the breath away from the spectators, and everything is accomplished in mid-air. In addition to the fro-? act program, ball games, a racing card, and many other entertainment features are being planned. More detailed announcement will b? made next week. Another feature of the fair this year will bo the boys' and girls' colt club, modeled after the calf clubs. A number of entries have already been received. Judging by advance registrations, the cattle Warns will not be able to handle the entries, and fair officials expect to find it necessary to erect tent shelters to handle the entries, as nobody will bo turned away. The admission price at the gate of the fair this year hns bcon advanc- .d a nickel, to 40 cents for adults, but cars will be admitted free tats year, whereas last year there was an extra charge for cars. The Old Maestro's Concert Program Tlie band concert program for this wick's concert, this evening is as follow.;: "Vindication," inarch; "The Southerner," march; "Song of Love," waltz; "LHisly Trombone," iintar; "Victor Herbert's Favorites," selection; "Mother of Democracy," inarch; "Tona- vvaiidu," Indian dance; "Russian Raj;," nove.y; and "Yjjlowstcne Trail," a inarch. State Wishes to Pasture 30,000 Cattle Here From Drought-Burned Counties FUNERAL SERVICE HELD ON TUESDAY A Sunday morning swimming party, at the sand pit between Algona and Burt, about two miles east of highway 69. turned into grim tragedy, when Bernard Tierrtey, 28, son of Mrs. Oeo. Holtzbauer, drowned a short time af- er going in the water. With three companions, Mary Kain, Alice Behlmcr and his sister, Lorraine, all of Algona, and his wife who was not swimming, Bernard had gone to the popular swimming place for a Ittle pleasure, while he was visiting here. He was In a spot between 20 and 30 feet in depth, it is estimated, when he sank. He cried for help before going down, and efforts were made to reach him, but because of tlw depth of the water, those present could not reach the bottom of the pit. Gets Body First Dive Perry White, lifeguard at the Algonn municipal pool, was called, and rushed to the scene. White made one dive and brought up the victim the first time. Efforts were made for over on hour to resuscitate the young man but failed. It Is said that no water was found In his lungs, and the supposition Is that he may have died of heart failure due to sudden exposure to the cold water in the pit. Mr. Tierney was a city salesman o the Decker packing plant. Mason City and had lived at 1431 Adams avenue northwest, with his wife and two children, Craig, aged 4, and Marilyn, aged 1 Craig wafl visiting at Nashua, and Mrs. Tierney, her husband and the little girl, were visiting Mrs. Holtzbauer at the tlmo of the tragedy. Graduated in 1926 Bernard was born in Tltonka, in 1907. Both he and hi.s wife were graduates of the Algona high school class of 1926. and the young man's loss is deeply felt. Ho held a Rod position, and was in line for n promotion, at the time of the fatal swimming party. Thronp.s of friends paid their final tribute to Bernard at the funeral services, held Tuesday morning, at St. Cecelia's church at nine o'clock, with Father Dnvern in charge. Pall bonr- •-•r.s were all friends of the deceased. William Finn, Richard Vaughn. Thomas Whnlen, Joseph Hughes. EUvood Detra and Wendell Quinlnn, the latter four from Mason City. Burial was in (ho Wesley cemetery, beside the body of Bernard's father. 1907 1934 Cut Courtesy Mason City Glebe-Gazette Bernard Tierney PLAYERS SHINE IN ALGONA WIN; CLARION COMING Grays Behind Kelly Bow Over Estherville, 6 to 4; Bruns a Star Farmers Having Surplus Pasture Land Are Asked to Contact W. E. McDonald Ristau Sells Pool Hall at Livermore The pool hall and beer parlor operated at Livermore for many years by Henry Ristau. was recently sold to L. E. Hughes of Des Monies. The business is located in the Prank Collins building. Mr. Hughes is moving- his wile and three children tu Livermore. Mr. Risiau will continue to mak-.- Livermore his home, and his plans for the future are uut definite, it was reported. Jensen Appeals Cut Made in Hog Base J. H. Jensen, well known farm--r irom Seneca, is appealing- to the state bourd of review regarding a ruling of I he KussiiUi county corn-hog association which cut ills iiog base between 'M and 40 hogs, from what tile supporting evidence tended tu .-how. Jensen did not sign his contract the second fine. :>•; lie considers ihe rulings unjust and arbitrary. Stat_> checkers took the huii.s out. members of the local com- niiit'e stated, and the matter will have to be. k-U uu to the state officials. Extend Fenton Waterpipes Kin tun: Mere wat. rpipes have been :,ui.i 111 the Suulh part of town and the water main will be extended to the L. M. Fimiestud residence. Work will .iuii suun. Bancroft Man, 111, Tries Suicide, But Shot Misses Mark Bancroft: Henry Clement of Bancroft, 72 years of age, believed to have become iK'spund-nt Iv'cause of ill health for .several years, and the fact that he had suffered several broken ribs in a fall la.-.t. Friday, put a gun to his head Monday morning, between six and seven o'clock while the family was gathered around the oreak- last table, but failed to commit .Hii- cide alter firing a shoi at his temple. Th • bullet prasred the fide of his head, and lie bled profusely. >u;t. attendants at the Kossuth hospital here, where lie was rushed after the affair, .-.luted he wa.s |_'cttini; along nic - ly and wculd probably recover. Thi' family had gathered around the table and were eating breakfast when Mr. Clement pull, d a gun out ol Ills pocket and pointed it at his head, pulling the trigger. Th<; shot wa.; heard in the next IIOUM-, occupied by tlx- Wilbur Fox family. Mr. Fox rushed to the neighboring lioni • and aided in caring for Mr. Clement und summoning medical aid. One Bound Over in J. P. Court, Second Free Andrew Sleinholf, who was arrested about 10 days ago near St. Jo . and gave officers quite a bit of trouble, was charged with resi.-.ung an uilic- er, and was bound to the grand jury afitr waiving a preliminary hejnn. : before Justice P. A. Uunson. Bun<i was fixed at $500 and was furnished. Jov Lowe appeared as attorney lor the defendant. Steinhotl is from liulia- lo Center. The casi 1 against Carl Deitering ot Bancroil. who was charged with M-clue- ticn, was dismissed tlu.> wxek bi H. B While, justice, upon recuimiKiidation i.I the county atturn y, due to u lack ul evidence. Former Algona Man Seeks Office in West Harry Ti'emain, who for a nuii.ixT ( .''s was the landlord at ili-..- Ai^mi.i Ho:el when it was lir.->l buil 1 . ii a candidate lor the Cuhfornu State iiu.uu ul KqualUalion on the i\-|.nibUiv.u Ui 1 k< t. Harry has been living- in l.o^ Aii- geleji for the past ten wars and i> th-.manager of th-- Angelus. Hu'ei theic. The Algona- Grays defeated the Estherville Eagles Bunday 6 to 4 rn the third and deciding game of their threet game terics. Algona won two of the games when earlier In the season Lefty Cayoti shut out the Eaples with a 1 to 0 scoiv. Junior Kelly on the mound Sunday allowed G hits and struck out nine men. Due to a costly error in the first inning Estherville scored two of Its runs with one in the third and sixth innings. Curl Eng, a former big leaguer, pitching for Estherville, allowed a hits and struck out two batters. The sensational playing of Bruns in centerfleld and ills work as Icadolf man at hat was largely responsible for the victory. He .scored 3 runs off two hits and a walk while Blunchard scored 2 runs, hit 3 times and drove In - runs. Blanchard Held d like an old timer at shortstop, having «lght difficult chances without an error. Butler, the local catcher, lilt the ball for thrc-_' ba.'e.s in the seventh Inning. . Next Sunday the Clarion t:am will play at tlie fairgrounds. Clarion defeated the Grays once tills season with a colored pitcher getting 18 strikeouts. Receiving for Benson the rolor- • d, will be big Tied Corrick, formerly with Cleveland, who caught for Mason City earlier in the summer here when Alg«na won an interesting game. G. Blanchard and Krause, who have been acting as bultery for th> most of the summer will be back for this game. On Tuesday the twenty-first, the Monroe. i La.) Monarch^, a colored traveling team will meet the Grays at the fuir- in-ound.s. Sunday, the L'fith, an old !im- team, under the leadership nl Leonard Nelson, the hard ware dealer, will try to .show the young Algonu teaui they still can play ball. Druggists from 15 Counties Meet Here Abuiil 7f> ilruggi.-!-' from three di.i- tnets embracing fifteen einmtie.-, met at tin- Coumrv Club last Tnursdav evening for a dinner and general discussion ol druggists' problems. Kaeii di.s- rict ordinarily holds a monthly in el- Ing but I 1 - r (his oecu.-iun tlie sixth. venih and eleventh districts joined getller. Among those present were O. A. Bjornstad of Sjx'nci r. piv.-id IH of the suite association, John Slocum of Indianula, who i.s secretary. !•'. M McCabe. ol St. Paul, who Ls editor of The Nurthwei-t Druggist Trade Journal. Group 7. ol which Kossuth. Palo Al'.o. Emmet, Dickinson and Clay counties are part, will hold a meeting at t.tmue ,.sbur^ Thursday , Sept . . K. 1) Jallir:, L> pr^ldellt of till.-, group and L'. W. l,u.,by will be chair- m. :ii ' t thi.; ii.. i ting. RCA-Skelly Vie For K-Ball Lead The Kl'A ami .Si., ih kiu<-t:ball team.-, aiv ;-l.i^in:r a nip and lucil li-;iii lui' tiie i". 1;, .-,i:lj..!l :ilY. as the Lice gito' lino ii , filial Lip. Tlii- otai'iiing.j: Team W"ii I. .-i RC'A ......................... -') 8 .Sb !!y ......... L") 10 I Hub (•;• ;;..:. : . . . ! i l > ! l-i:i!;:j,.. ............... Ii IV : Sh'-H ..... ...Jl '"'• ! RATE OF PAYMENT NOT SETTLED ON State Relief Administration Is Now Moving Herds, Want Land 30-60 Days Farmers in Kossuth county, with available pasture, are offered an opportunity to rent their extra land to the Iowa State Emergency Relief Administration, at a rate which has not yet be-sn established, for the pasturing of livestock from drought-stricken counties In southern and southwestern Iowa, it was learned here this week. Word was received from the state relief administration that they wish to place approximately 30,000 head of cattle on farms wnore there is now and will be available pasture for 30 to CP days and possibly longer where conditions are favorable. The cattle ore. now being moved from the drought areas. They are of varying ago and of both dairy and beef breeds. Tho rate will be so much per head per month, it was tentatively stated, but establishment of the rate was yet to be announced. Call-Sec W. E. McDonald Farmers who have surplus pasture may obtain cattle to pasture by getting in touch with W. E. McDonald, Chairman, Kossuth County Emergency Relief, Algona, Iowa. The township chairmen of the Kossuth County Corn-Hog Control Association, nre making a survey of available posture In each township. They also have a copy of the formal pasture contracts and Intcrsted farmers may see them by calling up these men. It la suggested that those who have surplus pasture and rough feed, notf- fy Mr. McDonald In a letter giving him the following information: number of acdes available to rent to relief organization, kind of posture, state acreage of each If more than one kind, for example, bluegras:!, 15 acres, uivsc-cd- ed oat stubble, CO acres, 12 acres of timothy and clover hay land and so forth, tell If water Is available and state source (well with windmill, pumped by gas engine or river, etc.), can cattle be kept separate from fanner's herd, kind of fences and condition, give location of pasture, i/une of town* chip and location in fection and number of section, K'VO location in the section and number of section, for example. I live In the northeast qu/.rtrr of section 10, 40 rods west of the northeast corner of section 10, do you pr frr dairy or beef breed, state whether a owner or tenant operator, If a tenant, give landlord's name, your post ollice address. Many Farmers Interested It will greatly help the office in handling UH greatest number of cafes if the above information U given In writing. They will call or write and give further steps in obtaining cattle to pasture to parties inters:ed. It finite appar-.nt that farmers of thi.s county will be interested as there have been numerous inquiries .since this plan was announced. 500 Expected Tlere For M. E. Conference Tho Northwest Iowa Annual Conference, which includes twenty-tin; counties and having more than two hundred clam-he.-, will hold its he.-..-.ioii ot 1M4. in Alguna, beginning nn the e\. ninj; of September 2ti und continuing to til first of tin! next week. Tlii- conference will bring about live hiimliYil delegates, repres-.-ntim; both iniiiLsteis and laymen and visitors Hum- baling several thousand. The bishop to pre.side at the cimfcrciioe i.s J. Ralph .ii-v c of Hi. Paul, and the gtvs; peaker win will address the evening aiulieiicv i.s Dr. Oscar Thomas Olson )l C'hieago. Tr.L- A'.gona Community club, Rotary Club. Kiwanio Club and the other churches ar • cooperating with the oeal Meth dist church, united in bringing the conference her.; and will ,i.s.-i>t in wi-lcoininii tlie delegates and making them comfortable, while in Al- ;ona. St. Cecelia's Fall Festival to End With Dance Tonite Heaney Divorce Granted The county fairgrounds was tuilled iiilo the appcurailoo of a happy carnival, yeslerila}, when tin- festival sponsored (jy St. t'e- t-clia'!, I'hurth litre gut under way. The fall festival will continue today and conclude this evening. Ill addition to the booths, uhiell include a. biugo slaiul, milk bottle stanj. uowlin;; alley, paddle wiitfU, itc., ilie festival is spoiisuriiii; two ball j;auies. St. Jue i>'a>vii Uiiit- tfinore, j I'sti'i-day aiteruooii. JJU J Aljjona. uieils Wesley this alU-r- uuoii. A daucc iu the lioral hall this i-vcuiiijt will conclude the festival. Kay KC.US ilojaj .Vjibasiadui'i will lila.v. A chicken »upiher is M.-ni-d luis c^ciiius, also.

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