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OFFICIAL CITY AND OOWfTT PAPER gdgpna HISTORICAL TMP.T.TAM. HARVEY 1-1-?" LARGEST era Ctrl JITION IN ROSSUTH Established 1866 ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, MAY 12, 1930 Eight Pnpes VOL. :R—NO. 19 Will Give Kossuth Working Girl 10 Day Trip to Texas Exposition State Theatre-U. D. M. t Conduct Popularity Contest WINNER TO GET FREE TEXAS TRIP The dream of a lifetime for some working girl of Kossuth county will soon be realized. Announcement la made today by the State Theatre and The Algonn Upper Dei Molnes that a free trip to the Texas Centennial Exposition at Dallas, Texas, will be awarded a the conclusion of a Working Girls Popularity Contest to be sponsored by the theatre and paper. WHO MAY ENTER CONTEST . s Any working girl may enter the contest. All she has to do Is fll out an entry blank found in to day's paper. Entries must be In this office by next Tuesday morn Ing at 9 a. m. Names of entries will be lUted In this paper next Tuesday. The object of the contest Is t give some deserving girl a vacation trip she might not otherwise have- hence the limit of contestants to working girls who are single. CONTEST ENDS JULY 81 Ballots for individual votes will be found at the State theatre, and also ballot boxes In which to deposit them. Each theatre-goer wll be entitled to vote for their particular favorite for the free trip to Dallas. Also, each week In The Tipper Des Molnes, will be found a coupon This coupon, filled In wlth^hUrham of your favorite, will be worth 10 votes and for each new subscription handed in at the Upper Des Molnes office, a credit tor 500 votes will be entered. NO CATCH IN CONTEST There is no "catch" In the contest, and no other limitations. Before the announcement of final winner, judges will be selected i amed and will audit all of the votes for each entry. In case of a tie, two free trips will be awarded. All decisions of judges will be final, Tabulating of votes will start on Tuesday, May 19, and will conclude aMniaht, July tt* The winner will be given an absolute free trip to the exposition, after that date. KOSSUTH QUEEN IN TEXAS Included In the trip will be trans- portafeon both to and from the Dallas exposition, all expenses paid, first class travel on a choice of railroads. All meals and lodging for 10 days will also be taken care of. This will leave the contestant with at least six days to spend In Dallas. After the Kossuth County Queen arrives at Dallas, she will he <;s- corted to a leading Dallas hotel, where she will be a guest during h»T stay. OFFERED REAL, IIOHI'ITAUTY A communication from Philip E. Fox, chief of the press division of the Texas Centennial, says that the Kossuth girl who Is lucky enough to make the trip will be introduced to the dignitaries of the Exposition, the city and state, and that "we ran probably get her on a spot on the radio." In this case It means a nation-wide hook-up. That, in short, is the sort of hospitality that Texas, in the good old southwest, is holding forth for some Kossuth county working girl. Remember girls, you have one week to register. Any working girl Is eligible. Any town is eligible. Fill In the entry and mail it at once. You may receive a 10-day trip to the Texas Centennial Exposition, all expenses paid, as a guest of the State Theatre and The Algona Upper Des Molnes — and also act as an official delegate from your home county to the greatest exposition In the history of the Southwest. ONLY CONTEST OP KIND So far as we know, thin Is the only popularity contest of Its kind planned thus fur. And with 10 full days of sightseeing and visiting in distant points us an inducement, it seems well worth the effort anyone might make to enter. Kresensky Opens New Store Today The new shoe store on the south side of State street, across from Zender &. Culdwell's, operated by Alf Kresensky, was slated to open today. Mr. Kresensky himself needs no introduction to the locul public. For a number of years he managed the shoe department of The Goeders Co., and now is opening his own business The building was recently vacated by Ed Hol«cek, and since then has been redecorated. ENTRY BLANK KOSSUTH WORKING GIRLS' TEXAS CENTENNIAL CONTEST Fill In your own name or name of some girl In Kossuth County who Is now working and whom you think would like to win a free 10-day trip to the Texas Centennial at Dallas, Texas, as aguest of The Algona Upper Des Molnes and The State Theatre Name Age Where Employed Address N J5P TUE8DA V, MAY 19, AND WILL END JULY 31 WINNER T ° THE TEXAS CENTENNIAL EXPOSITION AS QUEEN BANDSTAND MAY LOSE OUT FROM CITY DEADLOCK After several weeks of discussion as to where to put the new bandstand, It developed last Thursday evening at a special city council meeting, that the problem has resolved Itself Into a matter of how to build the bandstand. The city council and the park hoard, as we know, are two civic bodies, but unfortunately their laws, rules and regulations are not exactly what you would call kinfolks. Anyway, the city says it has no money in the band fund, as all the dough has been given to the band, and the park board says it has not made a levy, or will have to make one If funds are needed for a bandstand. And there the matter rests—with the question no further along now than It was before, so far as we can see. The city paving work Is supposed to start next week for sure, after the Amadeo Paving Co. gets through with a job at Indlanolo, Iowa. AUhouxh. hiring of «R extra night patch was promised at a council a*o Thursday, nothing had been done about the matter last Saturday by Mayor Specbt. Business men of the city liad asked for extra protection, which is an obvious necessity. A new well was decided upon as a project by the city for the near future. The old well casings arc getting In need of replacement or repair, the council was Informed. Swea City Girl Fights Infection of Brain Center Swea City: Miss Ellen Berg of Chicago, summoned here by the critical Illness of her niece, Etna Berg, will remain for an Indefinite period. Miss Elna Berg, music Instructor at Bode, is critically ill at the home of her aunt, Mrs. Clara Carter. Miss Berg Is suffering a brain infection and her condition Is critical. Her mother, Mrs. Ellen Berg of Minneapolis, Is caring for her, assisted by Miss Lillian Llnde, R. N. Rewrites Of New* From L«t Friday'* Kossuth County Advance A coxy interior arrangement has been acomplished, u new partition erected, and every effort made to provide a modem and friendly •tor* by Mr. Kresensky. He will carry standard, well advertised merchandise, and cordially invites everyone to drop iu and see his place of business. Sexton Boy, 14 Days, U Buried Funeral services were held lout week at UMI L*ird A MeCuJJougn chapel for Roger Ellsworth Pasley, 14-day-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Paatoy of Sexton, who died at tta« KoMuth hospital, Friday. Th» Rev. Knglioh ofiteiaud and burial was in Ute Riv«rvl»w cemetery, Algouu. The infant cb»d was placed iu as incubator in an effort to save iu life. New Device Will Allow After Hour Bank Deposits An After Hour Depository, a device whereby bank deposits may >e made after the regular banking hour has passed, will be Installed by he Iowa State Bank within a few days. The new depository will bo in- tailed in the brick structure at he front of the building. Each jatron desiring to use the After lour convenience, will be given a cey. This key will open the box, and the key cannot be taken out until the box is again completely losed. The customer is given mall deposit bags. He drops the lag with his name and with his ock on it, into the depository, which goes through Into the bank, where It Is picked up next morn- ng. The After Hour Depository is wired to the bank's burglar alarm system, and cannot be tampered with any more than the bank Itself. Business men can, under this plan, deposit funds In safety, eliminating possibility of theft in their stores, or robbery on home. their way HOGS Best light butch., 140-160 $7.50-7.70 Best light butch., 160-180 Best light butch., 180-220 Best light butch., 220-250 Med. heavy, 250-270 Med. heavy, 270-290 Ibs. Med. heavy, 290-325 Ibs. Med. heavy, 325-350 Ibs. Butchers, 350-400 Ibs. Packing sows. 350-400 Packing sows, 400-500 CATTLE ('aimers and cutters Fat steers Fut yearlings Bulls Veal calves Stock steers Fat cows UHAJN No. 3 white corn No. 3 yellow corn No. 3 mixed No. 4 yellow corn No. 4 white corn No. 3 white oats, 30 Ibs. Barley, feed BOOS No. 1 No. 2 Cash cream— No. 1 No. 3 Sweet FOULTBY Cocks, Leghorns Cocks, heavy Hens, 4Vi Ibs. and up .. Hens, under 4V* Ibs Leghorn nena Cajf and cow bides Ducks Geese 8.00-8.50 8.80 8.70 8.50 . 8.40 8.00-8.25 8.00-8.10 7.75 7.50 7.00-7.3ft ABOUT 3,600 TREES have been set out In Kossuth county by the conservation league units, and a delegation of conservation members and service club members was active last Thursday afternoon In planting trees near the Fisher bridge, south on highway 160. • • • AW ATFtarDAltCK of 1409 for the three-day cooking school held In the high school auditorium was reported. The new mark exceeded all previous records. • • • DIRECTORS ELECTED for the coming year by the Algona Community Club are as follows: P. J. Kohlhaas, C. R. LaBarre, J. D. Lowe. R. H. Miller, M. G. Norton, John Reiser, Jos. Bloom, W. G. McCullough, Gail Pettlt nnd Lylc Rev- nolds. Major Arthur Nelson, Fairmont publisher, delivered n very fire talk on "Good Towns." He said n "Good Town" Is one that has good people, people who are interested in the town and its future. | • • * GEO. I* .MILLER WAS awarded the contract for construction of the new Kossuth Mutual Insurance building, the heating and plumbing went to Laing & Muckey, and the electrical work to the Pratt Electric. The building, to be erected just north of the Upper Des Molnes, will cost about $15,000. « • • A FORMER BUBT girl, Mrs. Robert B. James, 28, whose maiden name was Mary Emma Busch, was murdered in California. The young woman was born at the J. E. McWhorter farm, Feb. 28, 1907, Dr. W. T. Peters attending. On last August 8 her body was found face down In a fish pond. Her husband it accused of the murder. Authorities say he murdered her and then tried to make the event look accidental. • • • WED 40 YEARS, the Arch Walkers, Four Corners, were surprised a week ago Sunday by friends who dropped in to observe and honor the occasion. R. H. Miler Bank Ass'n Head R. H. Miller, Algona, was elected president of the Kossuth County Bankers' Association, at a meeting held here last week. • A. C. Kennedy, Bancroft, was named vice president, and John Hutchinson of Wesley, secretary. Herman Rat-hut, Burt, was named treasurer. Bonks in Kossuth were represented, and the meeting was to discuss GABBY STREET HELPS ALGONA DIAMOND TEAM Algona's 1936 baseball team will open Its season at Humboldt, Sunday, it was announced yesterday. Members of the squad were appearing here this week, with about a half dozen on hand Saturday, and the remainder of the squad is scheduled for Monday or Tuesday of this week. Algona is to have a team of about 11 or 12 players, all salaried. Leonard Nelson and Dr. Scanlan will act as a committee to cooperate with Howard (Hook) McClurg, from St. Louis, who will act as field manager. Other sports news will be found on the back page. Gabby Street, former manager ol the world's champion St. Louis Cardinals, and now managing the St. Paul team of the American Association, which is in first place lb sending two players from the Northern League to Algona this week. The men are both infield ers, a second baseman and i shortstop. Men already on hand mr» Rfd Corrick of Lake Mills, catcher, Darrcl Riddle of Burt, and Art Sorensen of Wisconsin, pitchers; Carrol Wander of Algona, first baseman, and Earl Traul, third baseman. Coroner's Jury Fixes No Blame In Fatal Crash A coroner's jury returned a verdict Friday noon, In the case of the four deaths resulting from on automobile crash at a county road Intersection, Saturday, May 2. The jury, consisting of Arthur Ward. John Kohlhaas and Duane Dewcl decided that the victims "were accidentally killed due to Injuries sustained in the collision of the two automobiles." The jury, appointed by Coroner R. A. Evans, M. D., had been Investigating the case since it happened. Testimony was given hy Louis Merkle and John Bormunn, first persons to reach the scene after the accident. Patrolman F. Fisher and Sheriff Dahlhauser, the surviving Will boys, and Howard Barton, driver of the Look car. Van Erdewyck Has Thrilling Moment Frank Van Erdewyck, formerly a Kossuth county banker at St. Benedict and later superintendent of schools, who is now located at Breda, Iowa, in the Savings bank there, had a rather bad shock the RAID FENTON CREAMERY FOR SECOND TIME Thieves Get 46 tubs of Butter, Valued at $900 ROBBED APRIL 9 OP 45 TUBS Evidently the first sample of butter thnt thieves snatched from the Fenton Cooperative Creamery on April 9, nnd totaling 44 tubs, was considered first rate. It must have been. Some time during the night on Thursday, thieves believed to be the same gang, again broke Into the creamery, and this time stole 45 tubs of butter, topping their previous work by one tub. Over 38 tubs were unmolested; evidently the truck used by the thieves was not large enough for them. Or perhaps they will let them remain and make a third trip 'n the near future. Entrance was gained in about .he same manner as last time. A Window on the east side was broken, somebody climbed through, and opened the creamery from Inside to take the butter out. The total value of the stolen butter Is about $900, Fred Kuecker, creamery manager, stated. He discovered the theft, Friday morning, and notified county officers, who did what they could do, but had very little to work on as the thieves left practically no clues. Since the creamery wns robbed last time, Kuecker has kept a light burning every night, which was put on about the time he retired. It la believed that the robbery was committed early in the evening before the light was put on. Although the loss is covered by insurance, local creamery men and county officials, have decided that enough la enough, and have requested that a state bureau of investigation agent be sent here to Investigate. LuVerne Senior Class Is Guest At Algona Party LuVerne: The juniors entertained the seniors and, members of the faculty at » dinner at th» Mgoo* Hotel Friday evening. Forty-six plates were laid. The theme of the toast program was "Wat In Dutch with Robert Smith as toastmastcr He took the place of Rosena Bartoi junior class president, who was 11 with the chickenpox. Earl Hansel man gave a welcome to the guest: and Harold Turpln played a vlolii solo. "Windmill" was the topic for the toast given hy Jennet Hender son und "Arms" was Doris Gen rich's subject. A group of voca selections were given by a duct composed of DcRnc Lichty am Karl HiuiMclman and Supt. A. C Evans gave the toast "Tower." Ht was followed by Earl Legler who talked on "In Dutch." A girls quartette then gave the closing numbers of the program. Follow- ng the banquet the entire group enjoyed u theatre party. Miss Eil.•en Hooker Is the junior class sponsor. $100,000 in Corn-Hog Cash Arrives; Distribute Friday Lone Rock & Whittemore Former Lone Rock, Bancroft Man Will Be Memorial Day Speaker Here, May 30 Dr. J. H. Lynch of Rioux City will be the principal speaker nt the MemoriBl Day services to be held in AlRonn, Saturday, Mny 30, it was announced by the committee In charge, yesterday. Dr. Lynch wns born on farm near Lone Rock, and practiced veterinary medicine nt Bancroft for about three years, then served In the World Wnr. Slncn 1924 he has lived nt Sioux City, w.th the United State Public Health Service. Complete details of the Memorial Day program are being worked out by the local Legion post, D. C. Hutchison, commander, and will be ready for complete and detailed announcement, soon. Dr. J. H. Lunch (at right) SENIOR CLASS THIS YEAR IS SCHOOL'S 52ND Superintendent O. B. Lalng announced the closing school dates of the Algona high school, important to all seniors. The junior-senior banquet was held May 9. May 22, the senior class play, "Through the Key Hole" under the direction of David C. Phillips. Mny 24 will be the baccalaureate sermon May 27 the commencement exercises and school will close the 28. All of the events will be held nt the school. This year will make the 52d class to graduate from the Algona high school. The graduates Include: Durwood Baker, Aria Bakken, Rena Bakken, Emmet Beard, Wal- Swea Cityan Bound Over to Grand Jury G. Hundsness, Swea City, was bound over to the grand jury, last Friday after a hearing In Justice H. B. White's office, on n charge of concealing mortgaged property. The matter Involved the sale of a truck,, part payment of which has not been paid, according to claims of the Kent Motor Co., who held a mortgage on the vehicle. South, West Townships' Checks Arrived in First Batch $200,000 MORE DUE ANY MOMENT HENRY KUHLMAN OF IRV1NGTON, 71, RITES WEDNESDAY Irvlngton, Henry 3. Kuhlmann, a resident of the Irvington nelghbor- . hood for the past 35 years, died on ter Bcardsley, Luella Bell, Evelyn Sunday noon at Fort Dodge, after Riant* t^alnl* m>*^.*«»_ ?_.!__ _«_J I ... «•«; .*-_. * mt «„__ * ^^i» i _ Mrs. Baumgartner, Lu Verne, Passes Lu Verne: Mrs. Matt Baumgurt- ler, Sr, aged 82, passed away in -.uVerne Monday afternoon of this week, abo it 5:30 p. m. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 2 p. m., at the Presbyterian church, with Rev. V. V. Schuldt in charge. Mrs. Baumgartner had lived in the LuVerne community for the past S2 years, and for the last 30 had lived in the village. Surviving are six children: Mrs. Jake Tucscher, Algona; Eva Huum- gartner and Mrs. Minnie Kscher, other day when $4.000 he had plac- Humbird, Wis.; Mrs. Libby Fisher, ed in a waste paper basket for safe Monroe, Wis., and Mutt and Fred, LuVerne. A sister and brother live keeping until the bank's time lock on the vault opened, was found almost burned up with the wastepaper. The money came in on an early train, and Frank secreted it in the basket. Later he discovered another of the bank's employees engaged in burning the waste. Frank made a rush and beat out the fire in time to save the charred remains of the currency, which has been sent tothe U. S. Treasury for redemption. matters of mutual interest among $2.50-3.28 the bankers. 5.00-6.50 6.00-0.50 3.50-1.50 5.00-7.00 5.00-6.50 Funeral services for Louis Schulti, Livermore, will be held *.53'-j 49'<n 49 47Va 51'. 19 22 18c 16c 27c 26c 28c lOc lie I6c 14c l4c 5c ac 8c Livermore Man Is Buried Today there Tuesday (today) afternoon and burial will be made at Lu- Verne. Mr. Schultz who was 42 at the time of hi* death, had been a patient at the University Hospital, Iowa City, for some time. Cause of death was diabetes. He is survived by his wife and two sons. 2,000 Seedling Trees Planted West Bend: About forty local wen seined Ute lake at the John Oorweiler farm Thursday night for carp. Tb« farm is made into a government reserve. They are planting 2,000 seedling tree*. The carp were distributed among the people of the town and community. Snake Victim Had Lotts Creek Kin Lotts Creek: Mrs. Mary Emma Busch James, victim of the snake murder out west, is a cousin of William Wetzel und Mrs. Richard Potrutz of here. Mrs. James was born and raised at Burt. She recently was found dead, face down, in u shallow poo! in her yard. Her husband is being held for the murder of his wife. Swanson's Brother, Whittemore, Dead Whittemore: L. A. Swanson received a telegram Saturday morning that his brother had passed away the early port of the day at his home in Shabbone, 111., from pneumonia. He was 75 years old and was a contractor wnu builder and very active for his age. Donate $10 A donation of $10 from The Algona Community Club to the tornado sufferers in Martin county, Minn., was made recently. in Wisconsin. Mrs. Baumgartner was related to many people in the LuVerne section, and also in Algona. Come, Come, Norm, What You Up To? LuVerne News: Last week the Advance stated that Manager N. C. Rice of the Call Theatre presented Edythe Dailey with a check for $175. We believe Mr. Rice is as generous us most men, but we doubt whether he is playing Santa Claus to the extent of $475 checks. Sc we wonder whether it would be against the law for us to suspect that Mrs. Dailey won the Bank Night award. Remember, we do not say she did. We are just wondering. J«J«ir«§«^B«S^lSii^ ! Bill Dailey, Lucille Dearchs, Ber- nlcc Dodds, Irene Drager, Howard Engstrom, Helen Frnnkl, Wlllurd Cross, Betty Gunn, Orvnl Halites Hanegan. Claire Hansen, Evelyn Hanson, Jack Henderson. Elainn Hilst'jiidt, John Hopkins, Helen Hucsnr, Mary Catherine Hurn, Laurence Hutch- Ins, Kathryn Keltey,'Phyllis Kuchynka. Bob LaBarre, Frances Lur- sori, Theodora Larson, Elizabeth Lcmkee, Richard Lund, Watson March, Drennan Mnthes, Liiura Michael, Bernard Miller, Dorothy Miller, Delia Moe, Wayne Moore, Vivian Morgan, .Stanley Muckey. Bob Nolle, Charles Paxson, Hob Post, Herbert Potter, Howard Runey, Clark Rcdfield. Alden Reid, Alleen Riddle, Wayne; Riddle, Audrey Itucker. Tommy Hamp.ion, Victor Samson. Kusseli Hands, Kenneth Sarchett, Armln Schultz. Wayne .Smith, Don Thompson, Edyth Tibbetts, Bill Turner, Verabel Ulfers, Murjorlc Van Alstyne, Jessie and Thelma Van Dorston, Rodney Van Ness, Letha Wai- burg, Marbeth Will. lonu William, Merlon Worster and Moryl Yeoman. Don't Rush!—You'll Get A Card If Tours Was One of Them Between 700 and 800 corn-hog checks, chiefly for farmers In southwest Kossuth county townships, were received the fore part of this week and will be distributed by the county committee the last of this week. The checks total about $100.000 in benefits from the triple A program. About $200,000 more, the remainder of the 193S payments, is expected at any moment, and as soon as It Is received, will be distributed. Notices will be mailed immediately upon arrival, however, so that farmers will know as soon as their checks are on hand. Distribute Friday W. J. Frimml, county chairman, said that distribution would be made this coming Friday at the following points: Lone Rock—State Bank, Friday morning, for Fenton, Burt, Seneca, and Greenwood townships. Whittemore—At bank, Friday afternoon, for Qarfleld, Whittemore and Lotts Creek. Principal townships receiving checks in the last group were Plum Creek, Portland, Lotts Creek, Greenwood, Fenton, Garfleld, Sherman, Seneca, a few in Union, Burt, Cresco and Whittemore. Township* close in to Algona can get their checks in the local office. At Conference The Kossuth committee attended a district conference In Storm Lake last Saturday, where county " " Funeral services will be held on Wednesday afternoon nt 2 p. m. nt the Irvlnglon church, with burial In Irvlnglon ccmclcry. Rev. A. E. English will officiate. Mr. Kuhlmann was born Feb. 8, 1865, at Oldenburg, Germany, and received his early education In the schools of Germany. He came to Iowa In 1001, living at LuVenu- for two years, nnd moving to IrviiiK- Ion In 1!KVl. •Surviving arc Josephine, Linn, and George Kilith his children. Mury Ellis, Hubert line. One when 11 For Funeral; In Own Accident Whittemore: Mrs. Adam Elbert and son, Leo, and Geo. lilutt started for Peoria, 111., last week Hun- lay morning to attend a funeral of in uncle. East of Sexton they 'ailed to make the curve over the railroad track and ran into the ditch, damaging the car ai«l Mrs. Elbert was somewhat bruised. J. W. Daw Number Sixty in Rotary J. F. Overmyer, official delegate of the Algona Rotary club to the Fort Dodge district convention, spoke to members, Monday noon, on parts of the convention he attended. Ralph Miller then added a few convention notes to Profs remarks. J. W. Daw, manager of the Kos- tutn Implement Co., was admitted as a new member, making an even 60 in the club at the present time. Liquor Sales Drop April was not as good a month for liquor sales, as March, in the Algona store. Soles in March totaled $6,040.78, and in April were $5,837.03. West Bend Junior, Senior Class Party West Uund: The juniors enter- uint'd the seniors mid faculty on I'uesUuy evening at the Franklin lolel. Paul Bleuer acted as tousl- naster; response WHS given by Orille Fuchsen; solo, Cloyce Hus- brooke; seniors, itonalti Collins: /iolln solo, Jimmy Walker; quartet, unior high boys. After the bun- juet the guests drove to Algoim to ee the show. St. Benedict Folks At Mrs. Look Rites St. Benedict: Those who attended rtrs. Look's funerul at LuVerne rorn here were us follows: Mr. and lira Dan Froehlich and Mrs. •"usbender mid daughter. Bertha, Mrs. August Hurig, Mrs. Marcella b'rdmunn and the ('has. Stuff lick family. Mr. and Mrs. Look were well known in and about this territory as Mrs. Look has done considerable nursing throughout this community und was well thought of by all and Mr. Look's mell route extends within a mile of St. Benedict. All who knew them extend their heartfelt sympathy to Mr. Look in his sudden bereavement. All report a very large attendance. 50,000 Bu. Elevator Titonka: The work of tearing down the Farmers Kelt valor began Wednesday morning. The contract to build ihe elevator was let to Ibersnn & Company of Minneapolis. Thu capacity of the new elevator will be 50.000 bushels and will nave have all the latest equipment installed. daughter passed away months old. Mr. Kuhlmann was raised and confirmed in the German Lutheran church. During his entire lifctiim he was known and respected in a wide sphere of influence, and his death at the age of 71 leaves a Midden gap in the community in which he lived. Union School 4 Comedy Friday Night at 8 P. M. Union: "Ix./.yhloom's School of Acting." a two act furce of the gen- ine slap-stick variety, will be presented by the young people of district No. 4, Union township, at the school house on Friday evening, May 1ft, at H o'clock. The cast is given below: Izzy- bloom, Jewish manager, Stewart Thompson; Sardine, negro office boy, Melviii Alt, Muzy, «-u;i play piano r. Magdalene Stolfel; Mrs. Halonius (serious minded teacher/, Pearl Alt; Acme Applesauce, u born actress. Dorothy Alt; Hezzy Hay- ehuker, country boy, Albert Peter; Lulu Attaboy, a reader, Caroline Peter; Mrs. Murphy. Irish janitresh, Martha Krieps; Hruto De Anthony, tragedian, Joe Krieps; Hughie Tubb, fut boy, LeKoy Sloffel; Kee/.;« Hard, a poet. LeKoy Stolfei; the confederate who is heard and nut seen, Bernard Bode. Mr l/.zybloom has assembled the World's prize colleclion ol artists and will present them before his microphone on radio station HAM. The antics of everything and everybody including the "Mike" will unnize you. Everyone is cordially invited. Di.ilricl I is located three miles north, '- mile east and '_ mile north of Algonu on paved and graveled roads. Mis.'. Wilnia Slaughter i:i the teacher Whittemore Will Have K-Ball Loop Whillemore: A kiltenbull league Was organized Friday night with four teams planned in town, and two farm tennis, one on the south and the other on the north oi the Milwaukee tracks. F. O. Huhn was elected manager of the league. The Youth Movement The youthful Bryant and Third Ward school band and orchestra gave a concert at the Third Ward school, Thursday forenoon of lo.nl week, und it is hard to tell who got the biggest kick out of the per- ioraiunce, the musicians or the UUdK'lKe. Carl. The Kossuth county ratio for the new soil conservation program is 74 percent, which means that the county, prior to 1933, had about 447,000 acres of its 604,000 acres in •ioll depleting crops. In checking and approving the soil depleting bases for the agricultural conservation program, the county committee will see ti<at tho lolal does not exceed the county ratio. The ratios were computed In the office of Mr. Carl, according to procedure outlined by the AAA. In (iguriiiK the ration, the statisticians .starlet! with the 1920 federal < cnntis figure* on acreages of farm, land and soil depleting crops. Ir» order to allow for the increase in acreages of soil depleting crops which occurred in most counties between 1U2B and 11132 they adjusted the 1U2U ligure, Mr. Frimml explained. The percentage that this adjusted •soil depleting acreage ligure is of total farm land In Kossuth county is the soil depleting ratio, Mr. Krimml stated. Township Kit (ion The county ratio alto has been InoUen down into township ration hill these are tlexible and may be adjusted by the county committee, in figuring the county ratio all 'M soil depleting crops included in the \'J'2'.t federal census were used. The county committee will now check the worksheets, approve or adjust the soil depleting buses recommended by the township committees und forward the listing sheets to Des Moines for approval by the state agricultural conservation committee Work Klu-rU Ready The lu.'iti Agricultural Conservation program has advanced to a .(nut in Ko.i.Milh county where the. work sheets have been tilled out for approximately all farms, according to W J. Krimml, chairman ol tile i oimty committee. The main purpose of the work •sheet is to aid in establishing a soil lepleting base on the land of each tanner who desire.s to cooperate In the national plan for conserving and improving soil lesources. Union Woman at Funeral of Sister Union: Mrs. Henry Tjaden attended the funeral of her sistei, Mrs. ijlen liurt at Armstrong, Sunday. May :i. .She !i:ij been assisting; also at her sister's home since her Ueulh, but is expected back tills week. Mrs. Burl left hve children. She was ill several months ago anU v»as taken to lowu City where sun underwent an operation lor gull stones. She returned home and remained for u u,uc, returning to lowu City about a week previous to her deuth winch wus caused from urennc poisoning Her husband and children have the sympathy of their many friends from this vicinity. Mr. Burl's mother will remain at the home of her son and assist the cbildifi). UvuertU Mrs. Lucy Harris, Corwith, entered, May 5tb. and underwent minor surgery. Swea vs. Fenton Fentoii: Fenton played Sw«u City there, Tuesday. May 5th and were defeated « to a. Although Feiiton oui.hit the boys from Sw»tt, they were hiuidicu.pped by Aldtruon'a wildness and their own errors. Of the 8 runs scored, 6 were unearned-

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