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HISTORICAL I)ErT, I -I". OFFICIAL AND COUNT! PAPER Awarded Highest Honors as "lowas Best Weekly Newspaper By State University of Iowa, 1933 &lgmta Upper ©e* CTRCClATtON 4750 This Week Established 1865 ALGONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, OCTOBER, 11, 1934 Ten Pages. VOL. 32.—NO. 41 KOSSUTH FARMERS VOTE C-H PLAN O.K. 72 out of 82 Districts In County Get "34 Tax Levy Cut COMPARISON OF TAX LEVIES MADE BY 0. D. M. Substantial County-Wide Millage Cuts Made in New Levy BUTLER RELEASES BOARD'S FIGURES The millage tax levy in 72 out ol 83 taxing districts in Kossutn county has dropped, it was revealed when County Auditor E. J. Butler released the 1934 tax levy for Kossuth county, •which was recently approved by the Kossuth board of supervisors. For the benefit of Kossuth taxpayers, tihls newspaper has compiled a comparison of the 1933 and 1934 tax levies, so that county taxpayers can get an accurate idea at to what decrease or Increase there will be in their millage rate. The comparative tax levies follow: 193.1 1934 Levy Algona Dial. 1 41.05 Algeria Dlst. 2 40.05 Algona Inc. Lnnds 33.36 Bancroft Incorp 40.29 Hurt Incorp 33.29 Fenton Incorp 30.91 Fenton Inc. Lands 28.43 Lakota Incorp 42.f>8 Lakota Inc. Lands ........34.31 Ledyard Incorp 32.19 Ledyard Inc. Lands 22.35 Lone Rock Inc 32.86 LuVcrnc, Inc. Dlst. 1 28.89 LuVern* Inc. Dlst. 2 28.01 Hwca City No. 1 34.00 Swea City No. 2 31.19 Hwea City Inc. Lands 23.43 Tllonka Incorp. • 35.28 Wesley Incorp 26.08 Wesley Inc. Lands >i*-l! Levy 38.G3 37.73 30.39 40.44 32.61 26.99 24.90 40.76 34.38 29.53 22.43 33.39 27.86 26.98 35.33 31.73 22.70 35.42 20.31 17,47 $10,000 DAMAGE CASE SETTLED OUT OF COURT Several Criminal Cases are Disposed of; Others Enter Not Quilty Pleas The first civil action on trial last week, with an action lor »10,000 damages brought by Claude Haln against he Metropolitan Life Insuranre Co. was fettled out of court after several days' trial. Haln, injured in a dynamite blast, was seeking damages. The second civil action, Mrs. Mary Pasbender, St. Benedict, va Angust Heinen, over a store account, was be- ng trkd yesterday. The *um involved was about $140. Several pleas of not guilty to crimi nal cases were made during the past week. James Murtfaa, charged with re, , .»w llegal possession of liquor, were the Mffona Ind. Cre»co Alffona Ind. Irvlnjrton M. Atgona Ind. Plum Creek . .33.79 Algona Ind. Union 33.76 Bancroft Ind. Oreenwooil ..24.04 Bancroft Ind. llnmHey ....24.04 Buffalo Pint. 7 JB.G3 Buffalo Dim. 8 <«.".( IJi.ffnlo Dlst. » "-S? Buffalo Consol ,,lf Burt Twp. 16-Rr. Burt Ind. Hurt 2».]| Burt Ind. I'ortland. -». n Corwltl. Inil. rrnlrle . Corwltli Ind. LuVrrne Cre»c<> Twp Kagl<< Twp Kenton Twp Kenton In<l Oarfleld Twp Oriinl Twp. ConH. . . . Orepnwouil Twp Oermmi Twi> N". 2 HnrrlHMii No. 3 Hebron Twp Irvlnnton Twp .2!l.r>S .14.BS .15.57 1(1.40 .2D.S7 .IB. 5 5 .23. SO .13.011 .15.82 .17.25 .14 05 .16.10 .1.1.32 Lincoln Twp. I,on« Ilork Ind. Hurl iMtie l!»ck Ind. Fenton . . . l,,,tts Cre.'k Twp LuVerne Twp • l.uVernn Ind. I.uVrrnn . I uVerne Ind. Hhermun . Ottos.'.. Conn. Ind. nnrtlel.l .'',.., •;'••>; .-6.11 rnrtlaml Twp 'J *2 I'ralrle Twp JJ'JJ Bamaey Twp "•" ItlviTil.'ilu Twp H«n<-<-a Twp. Cons. . . Senrril No. 7 Seneca No. 9 Hhrrmnn Twp Hnrlmrfldil Tw l' Swe'i Com. Ind. Harrison Sweii Cons. Ind. Swea Union Twp. 14 43 .38 1 0.tU 14.24 Conn wi-Hlev Two. • • • Wesley Inrt. JVf wtilttemorff Twp. Wlilttcmore Onrfl'1'1 Ind. Whltt. . IK.Sfi .24.45 . 'M.M .16.23 !IS!BS .13.RH .29.B8 30.79 30.7» 22.ar 22.2f 1.1.49 13.93 lfi.24 SO.l'i 14.80 27.47 27.r,: 27.0 27.01 12. HI 14.5: 11.74 2B.IH 1S.O< 11 12.47 16.S 11.2: 14.1V. 34~.7H 34.7 14.B 23.X? 23.B! 23.8: 13.3 •MI.7' 2».7! 14.1 13.9 25.1! 25.1! 21.9 13.fi 17.0 12.0 10.8 I'M 23.1 13.4 17.r, 10.1 13.2 1C.4 23.7 23.« 14.3 "f, o it.2 IMS 11.7 Turner Meeting Here on Fridiy Republican campaign efforts in Ko« Buth county gained momentum «hl week, w a rally was held at Wonka Tuesday evening, and a Turner rail planned for Algona, Friday even A banquet at the hotel will b. preceding th as th ing. held for Mr. Turner, meeting. Don Turner and Fred Gilchrist. re ji candidates for governor an ss respectively, will be the speak „„ H.B. White, of Algona is u charge of ticket sales. Another Al*ona rally is planned to October 24. with Judge Fayilte ' state supreme court justice, principal speaker. ^ New Teacher Joins Grade School Faculty Mi-s Margaret Wilcox of Fort Dodge hoi Joined the public school faculty as Ba3 _..^.^r Jo Miss Phyllis Peterson, i to be released some time ' btr continued to teach until some F, MUV ~ A_I__ V.«« nlana Ml^S School Class Pays Newspaper a Visit A senior English class, taught by Mkfe Ruth Messenger of the high school faculty, paid a visit to The Algona Upper Deg MoJnes p wart, Tuesday morning, to gee a weekly newspaper in the making. Intricacies of a linotype machine were explained by Merle Sohwietert, operator, a press demonstration was given by Earl Sprague and Dow Laldley explained the mysteries of stereotyping. Several school c'aases have made similar trips to other points or local interest to study civic and commercial lines of activity. ONE DIES, FOUR INJURED IN CAR TIP NEAR WESLEY Hayfield Girl Thrown 20 Feet, Gets Fatal Skull Fracture ALGONA MAN AT WHEEL OF MACHINE ones who entered not guilty pleas. August Steinberg, charged with carrying concealed weapons, was sentenc- d to two years in the penitentiary at Fort Madison by Judge Heald, plus costs and was then paroled to the sheriff on good behavior. He was also to take a liquor cure. On the charge of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, Steinberg wns fined $300 and costs, and in IKu of the Ine was sentenced to hard labor in connection with a jail sentence until Lhe fine was paid In labor. Burt Is Host on Saturday to Four County Ball Teams Hurt will stage an invitational baseball tournament Saturday with fou of the best teams in the county vying for the trophy. The first gam: will see Lone Rock arid Swea City tangle, and at ten o'clock Burt will meet Grant consolidated. Interest in the contest will be unusually high as Swea City and Grant consolidated have split their games, each winning one and Burt and Grant consolidated have split their games. Grant consolidated boasts the strongest team, in years and is a veteran aggregation having lost but one regular frain last year's team. Gi-ant has played somewhat erratic ball this fall but that is partly due to the heavy schedule. Sw«a City has one of the best infields in the county and one or the best defensive teams. They have dropped but two games and those to Burt and Grant. In. a game with Burt they were credited with 17 assists in the regular seven inning contest. They have two capable hurlers in Schuler and CaiT and both turned in some nice hurling this fall. No action on a charge of manslaughter hod been started In Hancock county it was stated by County Attorney Beaumont of Hancock county late Wednesday afternoon. Rumors to that effect had been prevalent here since the accident. Three men and two women were badly injured, one of them fatally, when the car in which they were riding failed to make a turn about two and a half miles east of Wesley, southwest of the Tom Forburger lane, and after striking a mail box turned over twice. The accident occurred about 8:30 p. m. Sunday. In the car at the time were Ethel Hunsley, Britt owner of the car, Ann Dorman, Hayfield, Lawrence Mason Algona, who was driving and Tom Sailor and a man named Elller of Britt. Knocked Unconscious Miss Dorman, age 27, was thrown about 20 feet or more int* a -nearby field, and was knocked unrjonidouB She was rushed to the Kossuth hospital in an ambulance and waa found to have concussion of the brain. She died Monday from the skull fracture Mason received » broken abouldtt were cat and bruised. The «*r. a new Plymouth, was badly wrecked and was towed to Britt after the accident. Causes of Accident Although all details of the acciden do not seem clear, It was reported tha bright lights of an approaching car and a flat tire at the same time caused the Bccident. Other motorists rushed to the assistance of the _ accident victims, and amid a scene of blood and confusion helped them from the wreck and sum' moned medical aid from Wesley. Kossuth and Hancock county offic lals were also notified and invest! gated the case. The party had been organized in Britt, according to the story, and with four in the car had gone to Hayflelc for the fifth member. They were on their way to Algona when the traged occurred. These K-Ball Players Won Algona City Title: Congratulations! The RCA-VIctor klttenball team won the Algona league title this summer. The team is pictured above. Standing at the kit is EM Hole- oek, team backer. Back row, Grass, Pearson, Hargreaves and Rising; center row, Cretznieyer, H. Nordstrum, Vlnson and. Smith; front row, R. Medln, K. Medln, Walker and A. Nordstrom. O. D. Brundago, league president. Is standing at the right. The picture will give Cretzmeyer and Rising, who are both away at school, something to show *he boys. _____ Many Queer Bete Won By, Algona's Cardinal Rooters There Is one "lady of the house" of an Algona family who Is lament- Ing the loss of three palm of stockings and the price of three pairs of sox, while the husband rejoices at his sadden wealth of foot covering, besides the money saved. A certain business man wore a perpetual, cherubic smile of satisfaction on his face Monday and Tuesday because he was money, in two figures, to the good, and one high school hot- cha, who had been given A penalty of seven nights "In" for one reason or another, has one night "out" chalked up. And all this is the result of their faith In the Cards in the world series games between the Cards and Tigers. Bets flew thick and fast during the seven days and a majority of the business places In Algona had at least one and sometimes two or three pools, wJilch added to the Interest of the already exciting games. The morals of the above paragraph are unlimited In number but they are left to you, dear readers, to figure out. You see, we had faith, too,—the right kind. BALLOT HEAVY IN FAVOR OF '35 CONTROL PLAN i Vote by Townships Recorded; Agree Fundamentals of Plan are Sound 1934 NON-SIGNERS BALLOT YES FOR '35 80 In "School Days" Cast Showing Monday, Tuesday P.W.DAHLHAUSER FUNERAL SERVICE AT WHITL TODAY Eighty local persons will revert to their school days on the stage of the Algona high school, next Monday and Tuesday when the comedy production, "School Days" will be presented by a home talent cast in the annual American Legion, Auxiliary production. A leaemd aett «al* is under way at Bootlegging Charge Jim Robinson, Bancroft, was brought before Justice H. W. White in Algona, Tuesday afternoon, on a charge of bootlegging. He asked for a preliminary hearing and the case was continued. Robinson was released on his own recognizance. Marshal Stewart of Burt made the arrest. LuVerne Club is Well Entertained At Monday Session LuVerne: The men's community club held their first meeting of the year on Monday evening in the gymnasium. The meeting was calkd to order by Edward Dehnert, president add the program was opened with a game of golf played with bean bags which proved to be quite interesting. The game was won by Peter Ruberg. This was followed by community singing led by Wlllard Langerak and accompanied on the piano by J. L. Eustace; a solo by Willard Langerak; yodeling by Edwin Marty; musical numbers by two young men from Hardy and a mouth organ and a violin solo by Kenneth Anderson were enjoyed. H. W. Miller of Algona was the speaker of the evening. Refreshments were seryed by the committee composed of DeRae Godfrey, Bob Zwlefel, Arnold Sanders, Richard Wegner and Maynard Spooner. Presence of Mind When the speaker who was to talk before a combined Rotary-Kiwanls meeting last Thursday noon at the Algona hotel failed to appear, the members, using great forethought, turned on the radio and listened to the World Series game. who w foundt.takeher place WUcox took her college work at Coi other filth Eev. Carlson Speaker Carlson, local Presby- C gates were In attendance. 300 Teachers Convene at County Institute Friday for ten cents will be held Monday afternoon. Miss Pitt and her Juvenile fun makers will entertain for two hours in a reproduction of a homecoming program at a rural school. Miss Ruth Hall is directing the company. The evening will be full of fun and nonsense, and the play Is something different from the usual run of horn* talent productions. The oast follows: The Funmakers Miss Fitt ................. Bill Steele Milly half of the twins) ............ Catherine Selzcr Tilly (the other half) .............. Catherine Streit Caleb Hawkins ( part of the Hawkins family) . .Helmuth Huenhokl Annie Llttlewit (non too bright) . . ....................... Irene Dalzicl Willie Short (neighborhood cutup) .................... Paul Hammlll Sarah Hawklns( another Hawkins) Ruth Messenger Percy Lamb (a perfect gentleman) D. Wane Collins Elizabeth Ann( favorite grandchild) Betty Backus Susie Jones (teachers' pet pe-;ve) . . Bernlce Wilson Yon Yonson (he bane yust in time) Richard Coffin Rosey Long (how she can giggle) Mrs. Otto Fisk Qencvieve Gertrude (sweet as sugar) Drusilla Caughlin Ezra Hawkins (just another Hawkins) .................... Roy Keen Mickey O'Brien (a tough kld> ...... Bob Harrington Josh Hawkins ....................... George Woshlngtcn Johnson ( dark knight) ............................ Mosey Long (a hustling student) .. Bob McCullough Abie Goldsilver (he sells clothes).. Htnry Guderian Mary Littlewit (a shining Hr;ht> ---Phyllis Good Tommy Terror (the worst boy in school) ................ John Momyer The Guests Mrs. Hawkins .......... Ethel Chubb Little Jimmie Hawkins ..Peter Chubb Grandma Crabtree ...... Ruth KintlKh Grandpa Crabtree . . . .Harold Hutchins Widd-tr Simmons ---- Mary Woodward Uncle Hiram ............. Lton Smith Hon. Duberry Slick ---- Ed Gairich Calomel Pillmaker . . Bernard Yeoman Judge Blackstone Blowhard ........ ..................... Burton Thorpe Eddie Cantor ........ Dr. C. D. Schaap Bing Crcsby ........... Eddie Ostrum Ruth fitting ............. Grace Miller Kate Smith ............ Bertha Michel Lawrence Tibbett ---- Durwood Baker Earl Carroll ............... Joe Lowe A least 300 teachers from Kossuth county, and probably 100 visitors are expected in Algona Friday morning, when the Kossuth county teachers' institute opens. Parochial school instructors are also welcome to attend, County Superintendent of Schools Wui. Shirley, stated. Program for Day The program for the day follows: 9 a. m.—Enrollment, high school building. 9:10 a. m.—Singing and invocation. 9:30 a. m.—Lecture, "The Teachers' Practical Philosophy," Dr. A. E. Bennett, president Upper Iowa University at Fayette. 10:10 a. m.—"Th« Work of the Iowa Teachers' Association," J- F. Ovexmeyer. 10:35 a. in.—Musical program, Algona high school groups. 11:10 a. m.—Lecture, "Three Events in a Nation's History," Dr. E. A. Stein- «r, Grinnell College. Noon recess. 1:15 p. m.—Musical program, Algona high school groups. 1:45 p. m.—Lecture, "The Most Neglected Subject of the Curriculum," Dr, A. E. Bennett. 2:45 p. m.—"The Work of the Parent-Teachers Association," Mrs. A. A Bishop. 3:00 p. m.—Lecture, "The Conflict Between the Old and the New Generation," Dr. E. A. Steiner. Schools to Close All rural schools will be closed Friday and all other schools in the county with the exception of parochial schools and it was understood that some of tho.se might u&>o close. Mr. Shirley stated that the general public would be welcome at any of the sessions during the dty and invited attendance. Lutheran Pastors Will Gather Here The Lutheran pastors of the Algona and Spencer circuits will meet for their fall pastoral conference at the Algeria Trinity Lutheran church from October 23-25th. Special services will be held on the first evening in the English language. The public is also invited to these services. Gov. Herring ............ Matt Streit Mrs. Herring ...... Delia McCullough Maw Knowitall ......... Vesper Hull Paw Knowitall ......... Roy Bjustrom, Their Knowitall Kids Tcodles .............. Helen Becker Tessle ............. Meredith Lathrop Bcektel ................. • Zachartah Bob SelUtrom Angelina Ruth McKee Aaron Cralff Smith Agnes Maxine Momyer Colonial Chorus—Pern Peterson, EI- vene Streit, Jean Coon, Estelle Arnold, Atha HardgTovc, Betty Barry. KidcVeT Ohorus—Mary Loul*e OU- more, Mabel Kohl, Esther Pratt. Wilma Kapp, TheodKva Larson, Artine Kapp. Flora DOra Chorus—Olive Hei-hfit. Katherine Gilmore, Pauline Saunders, Lucille Jahu, and Lucia Wallace. 'Spik'." Mnloney ....Kenneth Mercer •Tuffy" Griffith Joe HarlR •Sailor" Burke Theo. Herbst Beauty Contestants Mi£.s Minneapolis Russ Waller Miss Atlantic City ..Richard Sorenson MLss Hollywtood Chas. Stevenson Miss Palm Beach Wlllard ZeiRler Miss Dallas Art Nordstrom Miss Tltonflaa Ohet Williams Accompanist Celenu McCorkle Director Ruth Hal1 Orchestra Legion Orchestra ZADA A. DAVIS IS BURIED HERE Ziuia Aileen Brunson, the daughter of Willis J. Brunson and Leotu Brunson, wu-s bom March 14, IBM, in Al- Kona. She attended grade school and high school in Algona and was graduated from the high school in 1910. She attended Cornell Cortege. She took post graduate work and tuuyht school in Chicago several yeurs following her graduation from Cornell College, and later taught at Aurora, Minnesota, and at Dululh. She wus » teacher in the latUr schools for more than 12 years. She was married to E. L. Davis of Duluth on the 21st day of October, 1933, and was a resident of the latter city at the time of her death, October 2nd, 1934. She i.s tur- vived by her husband, E. L. Davis, and by her uncle, G. A. Brunson uf Algona. Her mother preceded her in death in December, 1923, and IILT fa- tlv.-r January 2, 1927. Services Saturday a. in. at 10 o'clock at the catholic church with interment in the Catholic cemetery. Lumbermen Meet at Algona Hotel Lumbermen from Kosiuth. Emtoet Palo Alto, Hancock, and Winnebago counties met in Algona Monday for a business scision at the Algona Hotel About 26 were present. Wni. Xba- deaux of Des Moines who is secretary of the Iowa Lumbermen s Association was also present. Momyer to Head Local Legion Post Officers for the year 1935 of the Hagg Post No. 90 of the American Legion were elected at a meeting Tuesday tv- tnuig. Installation of officers will be held Tuesday evening, November U of this year. Officers elected were: commander, John L. Momyer; adjutant. Glen Kaney; vice commanders. Irvin Chapman of LuVerne, M. J. Strtit, and H. E. StepheniOiv, iiiiance oiiicer, L. E. Hovey; chaplain. Rev. A. S Hut'ser; sergeant-al-arms, E. H. Wray; historian, W. A. LoiMiz. n ren Survive; Death Came in Algona Monday Contract signers In 28 townships In Kossuth county where meetings have been held to discuss the present feed and livestock situation and to vote concerning the 1935 adjustment program, have voted 1306 to 388 for a program dealing with corn and hogs next year. These meetings are part of the nation-wide referendum among corn-hog feigners by which the AAA officials are attempting to determine sentiment for or against continuance of the adjustment program. The questions on wlilchi coml-hoR signers voted were: "Do you favor an adjustment program dealing with com and hogs in 1935?" and "Do you favor a one-con- tract-pcr-farm adjustment program dealing with grains and livestock to become effective in 1936?" The total vote of contract signers and non-contract signers for a 1036 program in the meetings held to datd was 1333 for and 354 against. 1054 voted for a combined program to start In 1936 and 737 against. Vote is taken by written ballot. Results of this and other counties and states will be relayed to the AAA in Washington where Ing states will be tabulated. Speakers Explain The present livestock and feed situation and the outlook tot 1938 waa explained at the township meeting* ' - - - — - creek. DaAlhauser, 73. father of CanrDahl- hauser, Kossuth shortff, will be held this morning at 9:30 o'clock at St. Michael's church, Whittemore. Mr. Dahlhauser pasced away at the home of his son in Algona, Monday morning, following an Illness of five weeks. Denth wns caused by prostate gland ;roublc. Mr. Dtthlhauscr, retired farmer, is survived by 11 children, 70 grandchildren and two great grandchildren, is well as his widow. Helen. The children arc Peter, Gilmore City; Carl, Algona; John and Mike, Lindfcy, Neb.; Mrs. John Blsenius and Mrs. Mike I'liul, Whittemore; Joe and Al, Tallu- ah, La.; Mrs. John Laubonthal and Mrs. Albert Laubenthal, Wesley and Smmctsburg and Sister Presentation, Daugherty. Numerous relatives at Whittemore and Bancroft also survive. Peter Dahlhauser was born in Gcr- nany, Sept. 15, 1861. He came to the United States in 1877, settling in Illi- icls, and to lowu in 1901, where he began farming near Whittemore. He be- ame one of the community's prominent arm leaders, and ald<d in forming tlw Whitt'tmore Farm Bureau unit. He also held several township offices. The Duhlhau-sers celebrated thtlr ;olden wedding anniversary In Octo- jer, two years ago. Two children, Mary and Will, preceded their fath:r in death. Mr. Dahlliauser had retlrnd from active farming several years ago, and his sons were currying on his work. Pall bearers will be C. E., Jo:', P. W. Charles, Tom and Albert Kollusch, all nephews. Swea City School Has Guest Night Swea City: Over 200 attended the gular meeting <jf the P. T. A. on Monday night. The program was novel and educational. Parents and friend* met in the assembly at 8:15 j>. in., and each teacher went to her respective school room, giving a demonstration of a day of instruction in her room. In the lower grades 'i children represented thtir grade, and in the high school, parents and visitors were the pupils. All children not selected were entertained with games provided by the entertainment committee. Titonka P. T. A. Roof Fire Breaks Four Month Quiet As a farewell bit of excitement for the Rev. C. V. HuLse fumily, b-fort- leaving for their new cliurch post at Cherokee, Iowa, the roof of their home ignited from sparks, Monday evening, and caused tl'.e, first fire alarm siuo.< middle of June to be turned in here. No serious damage was do:ic. A large crowd gathered in thc dusk to watch the nreuKu at work. Holds Session Titonka: The regular monthly meeting of the P. T. A. was held in tliL- auditorium of the school house. A very interesting program was given as follows: community singing led by Miss Campbell; president's letter, Mrs. Ray iterreither; talk. Fire Prev-. ntion. J. F. Fisher: piano solo, Merlyn Schram; talk. "Our Community and 11^ School." Supt. Hooii; IniUumental muiic. Harlt-y Larson; "What Shall I Do With My 23 Conls?" Irene Peter;.en. Lunch of colf-.o and doughnuts was served ul the clo^e cf the program. 200 Swea Children Get Diphtheria Shots Sweu City: Two hundred schoul children and adull.s were given dipl:» theriu &iiot-s. th.' puH uuek. Tlict,e doing the work were Ur. C. W. Lund- quiit, Dr. R. Muikxl who were uat>U>ttd by Eunice Newton, R. N , and Mis. George McDowell. Other wer-:. Mtadame.-i Raymond Fred Peterson, Geoi'tx- N the fa and A, 2. Grant,, D. O. Friets and Oeo. Winkel: Xrvlnjgton. OJaf Funnemark and W. J. Frimml; Garfleld, chaff. Bormann and) O. A. Bonnstetter; LuVcrno, Henry Weber and C. B. Janvrin; Harrison, Ernest Peterson and J. H. Warner; W. J. Bourne and A. E. Clay- D. O. Friets and C. K. Janvrin; Seneca, C. Scuffham and J. H. Warner; Whittemore and Lotus Creek. Hugh Walsh and Geo. Winkel; Lincoln and Hebron. O. D. Welhouson and J. H. Fraser; German and Buffalo, Ernest Peterson 1 and W. J. Frimml: Burt and Portland, Henry Weber and G. A. Boruiitetter; Eagle and Swea, C. Scuffham and J. H. Warner; Riverdale and Sherman, Chos. Bormann, J. H. Fraser and G. A. Bonnstetter: Wesley and Prarte, Ernest Peterson and W. J. Frimml; Greenwood and Ramsey, W. J. Bourne. Geo. Winkel and C. R. Janvrin; Springfield and Ledyard, G. D. Welhousen, D. O. Friets and A. E. Clayton. The usual course following past droughts has been to expand corn and other grain production because of high grain prices. This undoubtedly would occur next year without any control program. But with livestock numbers reduced, the demand for corn cculd not utilize the probable surplus supplies and corn prices would drop. With low prices for corn farmers would, as in the past, increase hog and other livestock production. Tills stage would be reached in 1936. Thy? expansion of livestock production as demonstrated during the past decade, would retul(. in another collapse of markets and ruinously low prices to producers, Mr. Bonnst.tter said. If a production control program for 1935 i.s adopted by fanners the allot- munts may call for som« increase in corn acreage and hog numbers over 1935. With normal yields the proposed acreage wculd help replace corn storage stocks. But, the program would avoid returning to the surplus production of the 1932-33 ba^e period with its attendant low prices. Farmers Advance Points Those who attemded the meet ings coru-ider the actUn of Kossuth county very favorable. Tabulated results of this are above the average of tha state. Many good points that the future program should cent-.'in were advanced by farmers at the meetings. M<* tintrs wer>- held in tV following townships and results are as follows: Que.-:. 1 Ques. 2 Yes No Yes No Buffalo 58 6 Burt 64 15 Cresco 34 9 Eagle '29 a Fealon 47 33. Garikld 34 12 German 44 4 Grant 27 6 Greenwood 56 19 Harrison 33 12 Hebron 21 14 Irvinglon 4H 14 Ledyard 38 4 Lincoln 39 1& Lot Is Crtek tili 9 LuVerut- 42 11 Plain Cvevk 41 12 Portl-ind S'' IX Prairie S4 6 Ronisey .. Riv.rdale Seneca ... Sherman - c uj-ii:t;li Id Swea Union Wesley . . . Wl'.iUeiuore .39 .43 . .55 . 45 . .34 . .47 3 19 4 46 52 29 27 44 19 36 19 52 29 22 43 31 30 47 26 39 45 56 34 41 42 3o 21 22 40 ai 40 15 21 6 2 32 25 10 15 24 10 11 18 9 28 26 14 22 15 18 4 23 11 20 40 33 31 21 BJ 14 ti9 14 uii'itv UGfl 338 1033526 Of the nou-ijguers, 27 vottd y<.s on icstori 1, and IS votod no; 19 voted .v> oil qm.--ti-.JU 2, and 11 voted uo.

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