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•-"-lOIUCAf. DEi'T. OFFICIAL Ull'K AND OOOHTT PAPKB &lgona LARGEST CTRCtJLATIOlf IN KOSSOTB Established 1865 ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, AUGUST 11,1936 Eight Pages VOL. ,'?4.—NO. 32 ONE KILLED, 8 INJURED, WEEK END TOLL 3 DAMAGE SUITS RESULTING FROM ACCIDENTS FILED Viggo Christensen Estate Asks $16,000 From Minn. Trucker In The WEEK'S NEWS Current Events Photographed for The Algona Upper Des Moines Three damage suits, asking $15,000 in one case, $10,000 in another, and $100 in a third, were filed in district court here last week. O. C. Christensen as administrator for the estate of Vlggo R. Christensen of Swea City, is asking $16,000 from Harry Scott of Winnebago, Minn. A machine in which Christensen was riding •truck the rear end of Scott's truck,' north of Bancroft on highway 169, the night of Nov. 27, 1934, and Christensen was killed. Charge Negligent Operation A brief filed in the case charges that Scott waa operating his truck in a negligent manner, that he did not have flares posted as required under the law, and that there were no corner lights on the truck. The charge further states that the truck was wider than the 6-foot limit under the law. George L. Lee Is asking $100 damages from Richard Fadgen of Flambeau, South Dakota, in another suit just filed. The plaintiff asserts that he had narked his car on highway 18, five mile* west of Algona, to deliver a cream can, and that the defendant rammed his car while it was thus parked, with the wheel* on the right side off the pavement LuVerne Man Sued Harold A. Johnston, an employee of a clay works and brick factory at Fort Dodge, la asking $10,000 damage* from J. H. Johnson, Jr., of LuVerne, as the result of an accident that occurred on Nov. 23, 1934. at Fort Dodge. Johnston claim* that he was loading Johnson's truck with brick, •ad that to make the loa*" - tor he caked Somehow or other In the backing up process, Johnston became caught between the truck body and the brick*, and hi* right arm, wrist and hand were crushed, he charge* In the brief. LuVerne All-Stars klttenball team appeared here In connection with Algona's Watermelon Day and Pavement celebration last Wednesday, and took home the trophy offered for the winning team. The LuVerne athletes pictured above, back row, left to right, are as follows.: Albert Lau, John Phillips, George Knopf, Leonard Henderson and Lawrence Gronbach. Front row, left to right, Lawrence Oberhelman. Roy Smith, Jack Jackson (Mgr), Harold Lichty and Louis Wolf. The team has a record that any other softball team might well envy. (Algona Upper Des Moines newsplcture). FENTON PASTOR, WIFE IN PENN. BUS ACCIDENT 2 People Balled, 13 Injured—Both Fentonites in Hospital Fenton: Rev. and Mrs. J. T. Snyder of Fenton, who accompanied Mr. and Mrs. John Mickllck of Lohrville to Plttsburg, Pennsylvania, were injured Wednesday night after taking a greyhound bus from Plttsburg to Mt Carmel, Pennsylvania. The accident occurred near Hunting, Pa., when the bus traveling in a heavy rainstorm. The bus turned over two times killing two people and injuring thirteen others. At first the report was that Rev. and Mrs. Snyder were crltcally hurt that Rev. Snyder had a possible skull fracture and lacerations and Mrs. Snyder had three broken ribs and a badly sprained wrist. Saturday Fenton friends of the Snyders telephoned Mrs. Snyder's parents, the H. G. Losse's at Lake City, and they stated that in a telegram that they had received, Rev. Snyder said "We are not hurt very badly, but are in a hospital." Fenton people have not had direct word from the Snyders and are anxiously waiting good news regarding their condition. Rev. Snyder's mother and his sister, Mrs. Thos. Joy live hi Mt. Carmel and another sister, Mrs. William Miller, lives In Frackville, Pa., also many other relatives. This was his first visit to his home In many year*. The Snyder's children, Phyllis Jean and Warren are with Mrs. Snyder's parents at Lake City. The party had planned to return to Fenton about Aug. 20th. Page M. Farley! Blngsted Dispatch: If Rlng- •ted subscribers to the Algona Upper Des Molnes were waiting for that paper to bring them the Iowa primary election results they are two months behind time. Why? Because the Upper Des Moines election Issue of June 2, 1936, arrived at the local poatoffice only yesterday morn- Ing, more than two months after It was put in the mail at Algona, 80 miles away and on a direct rail connection. Evidently the bundle of papers had been left In a mall sack and were not noticed until this week. Postmaster A. L. Anderson Is wondering how mail clerks could miss a bundle of newspapers, however. The Algona papers of August 4th arrived yesterday with the June 2nd Issues. Midnight Crash on Bridge; Five Escape Unhurt KUiogson, of. W**t CHARGED WITH ROBBERY HERE OF TIKE MAN Four Accused of Theft of Pocketbook After Drinking Bout A charge of robbery with aggravation waa lodged against Emll Bill Gunder, Jean Beenken and Lawrence Daniels In court here on Friday. Each was being held under $1,000 bond, and will appear before the grand jury in the September term of court. The charge was filed against the quartet after a complaint had been filed by Faye W. Huber of Tlton- ka. Huber says that on Wednesday of last week he got a ride to Algona with Berger In the tatter's car. After getting here, they picked up Gunder, Beenken and Daniel*. The four then obtained some alcohol, according to the story told before Justice Dsnson, and in the ta ACHIEVEMENT TO BE 4-H KEYNOTE, BANCROFT, THUR. Program Opens at 9:30 a. m.; Style Show in Afternoon Goals reached In their year's .udy of second year clothing will e demonstrated by 4-H club girls f the county on Thursday, Augst 13 In an Achievement Day. rom the top rank of each of the Jubs, the champion demonstration earn, high scoring exhibits and the /Inning style show contestant will e selected to participate at the tate fair, August 26 to Sept 4. The program will open at D:30 t the Baptist church, Bancroft, irlth registration of club girla and isitors. The morning program will nclude demonstrations and cnm- algn speeches and voting for ounty officers, group pictures and picnic dinner at noon. The after- oon program will Include a style tiow, demonstrations, and the re- ults of the demonstration contest, tyle show, announcement of health winner and presentation of garments going to the state fair. Demonstrations include: "Sun- ults" by Luella Duncan and Ellen Coslow, Bancroft, Busy Pals club: Accessories" by Lalla Berg and Eloiao Preston, Swea Spirits of Serice; "Shoes" by Lois Barr and Maxlne Robinson, Cresco Chums; •Tips on Pressing" by Marjorle - • ----- Burt Fire Burns Sheds Here Monday A. M. When a fire got out of control at the Matt Osterbauer place on Sample St., across the Northwestern track*, Monday morning, flame* destroyed a chicken coop and sheds at the rear of the home. Only the fact that there was little breese prevented possibly worse damage. Mr. Osterbauer was burning some rubbish, and the fire seemed to nave died entirely out, but evidently some ember* started up and went through dry grass to the •bed. Mary Carlson, 79, Rites Here Today Mfery Charlotte Carlson, Algona, low*, passed away at her home, August 8, at the age of 79. Her death was caused by complications of old age, a* she had been an invalid for a year and ten month*. She wa* born at Ishwelt, Sweden. December 9, I860. Mr*. Carlson had resided In Algona for fifty year*. June 2, 1887, she married John W. Carlson. Mrs. Carlson was a member of the Evangelical Lutheran church. Surviving her death are her husband, John W. CarUon, five children, Ellen Elizabeth, Alma Cecilia, William E., Adah Alvina, and Mrs. John M. Jordan. Funeral services were held at the Swedish Lutheran church (today) August 11, with Rev. A. Bergbult in charge. 3 Licenses To Above I* a scene in early afternoon, last Wednesday, showing the beginning of one of the largest crowds in Algona history here for Watermelon Day and the pavement celebration. The high school band Is preparing to open It* afternoon concert In the center of the street at the right (Algona Upper Des Molnes Newiplcture). 22 Girl Revue Booked For Night Shows, Kossuth Fair, Sept. 7-11 On Birthday Here Eugene M. .Sarchett of Ma-ple Hill, with hi* family, visited his mother. Mr*. Charles W. Sarchett, here on Sunday, August 2. It being Gene'* birthday, hi* mother called him in from the hammock and gave him ten good blow* on hi* back. She said she did not feel equal to administering the entire 67 lick*, having two other children to paddle thi* month al*o, Frank, who will be 61 on August 10th, and Mary Elisabeth, who will be 63 on August 77th. Mrs. Sarchett is 87 August 7 80 August 8, trace rain 9S Marry Issued Med. heavy, 326-360 Ibs. Butchers, 360-400 Ibs. Marriage license* were issued during the past four days to the following In district court clerk'* office here: . Aug. 10—Leo F. Schons and France* Rei*enbigler, Mankato; Litter Lovstad, Kensington, Minn., and Pearl WolU, Burt, Aug. 8—Ernest Zeutlau, LuVerne, and Llla Benner, Stilson, Iowa. Crass Fire Hits Union Township • Union: A small fire along the paving on Highway W ju»t e»*t of , the riv«r bridge north of town '«au*«d » little excitement and called out the fire department It mtojtt have been caused by a cigar- et or spark from the exhaust of a car. It ran to the edge of a corn* field and some corn wa* damaged by the heat A good precaution against ore which several in union are doing i* to plow around the atraw *tack or field a few furrows BAIN! The first rain in Algona ior two month* fell Monday Bight, and oc- ewioBal *how«» *w» overcast •MM were the forecast for TUM- The rain wa* not overly August 9 100 HOGS Best light butch., 160-180 . 0.00-9.20 Best light butch., 140-160 .J8.00-8.80 Best light butch., 180-220 10.00-10.25 Best light butch., 220-260 10.00 Med. heavy. 270-290 Ibs 9.70 I Med. heavy. 290-328 Ibs 9.50 9.20 8.60 Packing sows, 800-360 8.60 Packing »ows, 860-400 8.10 Packing sows. 400-800 7.90 CATTLE Canners and cutters $2.50-3.26 Fat steer* 6.00-7.00 Fat yearlings 6.00-6.80 Bulls 3.50-4.28 Veal calves 8.00-7.00 Fat cows 3.50-4.00 Stock steers 3.50-4.50 GRAIN No. 2 white corn $1.10 No. 2 yellow corn 99 No. 3 yellow corn 98 No. 3 white oats, 30 Lb*. .88 djy. "•^HM^ Barley. No. 3 EGGS Hennery* -Me No. 1 »o No. 3 Mo Cash cream- No. 1 Me No. t 8*0 Sweet 87c POULTRY Cock*, Leghorn* 8c Cock*, heavy Me Hen*, 4tt lb*. and up 13c Hen*, under 4H lb* lie Leghorn ben* Uc Calf and cow hide* 4c Duck*, 4tt lb*. and up 9c Duck*, under 4tt Ib*. To Qeeae *0 .4*9 "Around The Town" Is Stage Show Title of Big Production BIOOEE HARNESS RACE PROGRAM Something entirely new in the way of entertainment for the Kossuth county fair has been booked by the board. "Around the Town", the swiftest moving and most refreshing modern of the new musical revues is to play before audiences in the night shows Sept. 8-11, it was stated on Saturday. The show sizzles with action. It* chorus is made up of young and pretty girls, trained to a high degree of perfection in the most difficult types of dancing. Orchestra With Show With the show is an eight piece orchestra which provides special music for "Around the Town." All of the musicans have had experience in stage and radio work. "Around the Town" is a complete musical show in every way. It has its own lighting effects and scenery. And during the program there will be a special fashion show on the stage, with the beautiful girls acting us models. A loud speaker system will carry the songs, music and jokes to every part of the grandstand and bleachers. There are 22 people with the show, headed by Elaine Smith, pretty and talented young dancer. The famous Morgan Dancers are another powerful unit included in the show. Auto Races Friday The program of the four days and their designations are as follow*: Sept. 7—Entry Day. Sept. tt—Children's Day, with all children under 16 admitted to the ground* free. The pulling contest for team* will be in the forenoon, and the grandstand program for the afternoon is to be arranged. Sept 9—Algona Day. Harness i ace* in the afternoon, three full race*, with nine event*. Abo baae- from the Watermelon and Pavement celebration at Algona, early last Thursday morning, narrowly escaped serious Injury in an accident which greatly damaged the new Ford V-8 driven by EUllngson. The mishap occurred at the narrow bridge on the old Whittemore road, just west of the Hobarton corner. This is the same spot that a son of Frank Balgeman met hia death a year or so ago. ElUngson's car was going west, and a» he approached the bridge a car coming from the west blinded him for a moment as he approached the bridge. The car* evidently met at the east end of the bridge, and Ellingson says the other machine sldeswipped him, nicking his car just enough to throw it into the corner of the bridge. The bridge railing wa* sheared off, and the car wa* smashed on both side, and one wheel practically torn off. However, the five hi the machine were not injured to any great extent. The other car did not stop. came to he wa* minus hi* h fou friend* and also hi* pocketbook which had contained about $10. Sheriff Carl Dahlhauser arrested the four defendants, and they were trying to raise bond for thel release yesterday. Berger denied having any connection with thi missing pocketbook, and the othei three had not committed them selves in the matter. Portland Twp. Car Takes 12-ft. Grade Portland: Gerald and Elbert Garber and Clifford Carlson completely wrecked the model T coupe they were driving recently when the car swerved in lease gravel. It slid down a 12-foot grade, throwing the occupants out. Gerald had his head and arm cut, and Elbert escaped without a scratch. The accident happened one mile out of Armstrong. Avery Fitch, driving behind them, had his arm seriously cut on a piece of glass as he helped pick up the wreckage. The boys were driving at a moderate rate of speed at the time of the accident. Spring', Leghorn* Spring, under 8 U* Us Spring, over S Ib*. lie Sept 10— KoMUtb County Day. Harness race* a* above, win special program* dedicated to Komutb county town* and townships. Ba*e- Sept. 11.— Auto Race, Day, with Tad Sloan'* faaxou* racing driving again coming for three full hour* of thrill* and danger. Everyone Pleased by Watermelon Day Watermelon Day has come and gone—and behind it are memories of what some have termed the greatest single day celebration in the city's history. Between 7 and 8 tons of melons were on hand, but so large was the crowd that both serving tables were swamped both afternoon and evening. The Algona merchants, who financed the hiring of an expensive band for the free dancing at night, and bought the watermelon*, seemed to be unanimously glad that they had afforded citizen* from the entire territory a chance to enjoy themselves. BRIEFS FROM THE BUSINESS FRONT . . . . Got Even With Dice Games, And Also 30 Days At least one ponton got even with., the dice machine racket, but It cent htm SO days In Jail to do It Art O'Connor, Swen City farmer, walked Into a Swea City place, droprd in a nickel, and rolled the diets He failed to win: O'Connor thereupon grabbed the machine, took it out the door and down the street, and broke the device open. He was sentonced to 80 days In jail on a charge of petit larceny, and is nerving his time In Algona. ESTIMATED 1000 AT DR. PETERS FUNERAL RITES Overflow Crowd Heard Sermon Outside Via Loud Speaker Burt: By far the largest group to ever attend a funeral at Burt gathered last Friday afternoon to pay their respects to Dr. Warren T. Peters, Burt physician, who died after a heart attack in the back yard of his home a week ago Mon- Jensen and Laurena Laabs, Bumble Bees; "Bias Tape" by Viola Mueller and Ruth Dreyer, Fenton Forwards and "Feet and Shoes" by Miriam Heetland and Elizabeth Rahmstock, Ledyard Loyal Lab»™...^ Adams, Clothing specialist of the extension service, Iowa State College, will judge the demonstrations, exhibits and style The public is cordially Invited to attend the Achievement Day and view the exhibit* and Wfttcb the " day. BABY DIES NEAR SWEA CITY WHEN MACHINES CRASH Officers Seek to fix Blame For Early Morning Fatality EXTRA! Funderburk Arrested Glen Funderbnrk, owner of the rnr which wan Involved In the fatal accident related below, wa* arrested Monday afternoon, on a charge of driving while Intoxicated. An investigation held Monday brought out new testimony. Roy Bishop, at first reported miming, appeared as a witness, and said he had driven the death car from Blue Earth to Lcdyard, and not knowing the road had got out thcxe to ask directions. While he was In a cafe, the car was driven ofl. He said he walked from Ledyard to the farm of a relative of his near 8we» City, and was not In the car at the time of the accident. Funderburk had previously sold that Bishop was driving, and Bishop's disappearance had heightened the mystery. A coroner's jury will convene at Swea City Tuesday night, and bring In a final verdict In the matter, as to whether or not there Is grounds for fixing of responsibility for the accident Hundreds stood outside the Presbyterian church, while inside every available space was taken. A loud speaker carried the music and sermon, paying high tribute to one of Kossuth's outstanding men. Services at the Burt cemetery were in charge of Kossuth lodge No. 640, A. F. & A. M. Among the relatives from distant points attending were Russell Peters, a son, of Spokane, Washington; Mr. and Mrs. Gordon French and two children of Phlldelphla, Pa.; H. A. Peter* of Monrovia, California; Child of Seneca Folks Has Corn Stuck in Throat Seneca: David Saundera, 13 months old son of Mr. and Mrs. John Blunders of Boone, who has been of statewide interest because a kernel of corn lodged in his lung and the best of medical science was being used to remove it, is a son of former Seneca residents. David and his wife formerly lived here. The little boy has been in a Des Moines hospital, and physicians were trying to remove the kernel without an operation. Mrs. R. E. Saunders of Fairmont and Mrs. Leonard Anderson went to Boone immediately after they heard of the child's trouble. Lu Verne Man's Kin in Mine Explosion LuVerne: The Dr. T. L. William* family have been making frequent trip* to Fort Dodge to nee Mrs. William*' brother, Ray Dawson. Mr. Dawson was seriously injured last week Monday morning IB an accident in the Back coal mine, whan fa* i* employed. A premature explosion of a ahot that he was preparing took place and tut wa* badly burned about the face, eyea and arm*, oo« arm being badly broken. Mr. Dnmo» ha* vttt- ed b«r« and U known to auauf |a ) unity i Leonard Nelson, wife and datigh ter, left' Saturday for a two weeks vacation trip into northern Wiscon sin and northern Minnesota. The; are at Bruce, Wis., this week, an will be near Hlbbing, Minn., nex week. Alt Kresensky began work this week on the addition of a ready to-wear dress section in his shoe store. The partition in the rear o the store will be moved back t make room for the new line. Coats will be added a little later. • • • W. V. Butler is In the Twl Cities on a buying trip this week. • « • CX & Johnson's new building Jus east of his location 1* progressin with the laying of brick under wa this week. T. H. ChrlschiUea returned from the comparative calm of Chicago Saturday, to be in on the windu of the redecoration of the ready- to-wear department. P. J. Chris- teiiBon has also been away on a buying trip in preparation for fall business, and Chet Holt of the Graham store is in Ottumwu this week attending store managers. • • • Roy Richardson is again buck in the utore after a, brief absence due to & series of annoying boils. Roy has been having some poor sailing in the past five months from a health standpoint, but is again feeling like his old self. • V * A new $400 hoist is to be installed tills week at the Maxwell Motors. Runs Maxwell has added about $1,000 worth of equipment to hi* enlarged headquarters, and has six men on the job at present. A new sign on bis used car lot i* also dated to go up this week. • • » W. A. Foster I* thankful that he wa* only going about 60 iniles per hour, near Jordan, Minn., Sunday. Returning from a northern trip with hi* wife and daughter, the car suddenly swerved, and only a reasonable speed prevented a serious accident when a tire blew out Th« Foster* had been up along the north shore of Lake Superior. Jerald Schenck Injured in Fall Gerald, oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Schenck, fell from a horse Saturday night, breaking the largest bone in his right leg, six inches below the knee. Gerald was driving cattle and It is thought that the break was caused by one of the cattle trampling the leg after ho had fallen from the horse In the midst of them. Gerald was brought to the Kossuth hospital Monday morning and the leg was put in a cast, years old. A one year-old baby boy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leon DeMer of Jackcon, Minn., died as a result of a basal fracture of the skull after an automobile accident which occurred about 2:30 a. m. Sunday morn- Ing about four miles east of Swea City on highway 9. The DeMer car, a 1938 Chevrolet, was going east, when the machine and a second driven by Roy Bishop of Swea City, and owned by Glen Funderburk, also of Swea City, rldeswiped. Officer* Investigate - Rapids. Pall bearers were Dr. McCreery el Whittemore, Dr. Sartor of Tlton- ka. Doctors Janse, Kenefick and Wallace of Algona, and Dr. Clapsaddle of Burt. An estimated 800 to 1,000 attended the services. Rewrites Of Newt From Lett Friday't Kouuth County Advance He is 10 H. I* Hoeak to BOW Etodge *utngibll«i». be announ thi* week. He ha* ceveral model* OB dl«pl*y we*t of the court houae. Fire Threatened Whittemore Block Whittemore: The Whittemore fire company was called Saturday morning to put out a small fire that started in the basement of Anthony Schmitt's Sr. implement shop under the Brady barber ahon which was caused by a defective oil burner. There was only slight damage done. Auxiliary Installs Swea City Officer. Swea City: The American Legion Auxiliary held its regular meeting Tuesday evening, August 4. Following is the list of officers for the coming year: Mrs. Gladys Barker, president; Mrs. Gail Lord, first vice president, Mrs. Fern Dull), second vice president; Mrs. Fern Peterson, secretary; Mrs. Rena Haglund, treasurer; Mrs. Myrtle Christensen, chaplain; Mrs. Maybelle Ewing, sergeant-at-arms; Mrs. Helen Nelson, historian. Throaher Burns Hand St. Jo<>: Ben Thilges, son of Mr. and Mr*. Joe Thilges. had the misfortune to get hi* hand quite badly burned Thursday afternoon when their Hart-Parr tractor caught on fire while pulling the threshing machine home. Retail Sales High Retail sales in Algona average $407.03 per capita, which ix $212£9 higher than the state average of $194.13 per capita, it wa* revealed last week when statistics regarding retail sale* in the state were STATISTICAL SUMMARY of Algona's very successful Watermelon Day, last week: 6,000 people in afternoon. 9,000 people at night. 13,000 pounds watermelon served. LuVerne won kittenball meet. Algona lost to Forest City,' 7 and 6, in baseball. Stores, cafes, theatres, streets, dance floor jammed with happy folks who enjoyed one of the greatest entertainments in the history of Kossuth county. • • • PAUL W1LLE, former custodian o.' Call State Park, has been recently promoted to head of five state parks. Gull Point park, Pillsbury Point, Pike Point, Minniwuk- an, and Trappers Bay. • • • THE "LOST" TRAILER legal case of George Shaddick against Dore Freeh was tried out in Justice Danson's court, and the defendant won, with costs levied against the plaintiff of $8. Danson found for the defendant on the basis of the bailment law. • » • A TRADE BETWEEN the Hots- ford Lumber Co., and the D. E. Miller mill works was completed recently, with the lumber company giving Miller a house owned by the firm on East State street, and getting in return the mill works und the building. • • « BEN REIU, Uood Hope, was injured when he fell from a tractor last week. A threshing outfit was facing moved from the Otto Laabs farm in preparation for bilo-iilliiig. Ben hud been huuling water for the crew. He momentarily lost consciousness, and fell from the small tractor he was running, and a partly filled water tank run over his right leg. No bones were broken, but the muscles und flesh were torn and bruised. 00 TONS OF HAY, a barn, corn- picker, machine shed, 300 bushels of oat* and other items were lost in a fire at Mrs. Caroline Ackerman's faroi, three and one half cniles east of Lone Rock, about 5 a. m. Wednesday morning of last week. Spontaneous combustion is believed the cause of the blaze. OTHEK FIKEti: At Nick N. Thilges. St. Joe, when a threshing crew tipped a bundle onto the tractor it ignited. The fire was successfully smothered. At the John Altman farm, Irvington two large strawatacks and a pile of cob* burned. day morning. A coroner 1 * Jury wa* to convene Monday night to further investigate certain circumstances In connection with the affair, officers said. In the DeMer car were Mrs. De- Mer, and a son 6, In addition to the baby. They were on their way to Des Moines to get another child who had been visiting there. Their car was badly damaged, and all of the DeMers were shaken up, cut and bruised. None of the occupants of the Funderburk car were Injured. • Driver I* Mlsdng After detailed questioning, officers finally ascertained that Bishop had been driving the Swea City machine. They were about to arrest Funderburk and bring him to Algona on a charge of reckless driving, when he said he had not been at the wheel, but that Bishop was. Officers then attempted to locate Bishop but he could not be found. Joe Cody wa* the third occupant of the car. The trio had been to Blue Earth, they said, and were returning to Swea City at the time of the accident. Dr. Mlnkel of Swea City treated the injured. The baby died an hour after the accident. E. W. LUSBY GETS 8 BROKEN BIBS E. W. Lusby, Algona druggist, on his way to Clear Lake to get his family who were at the Lusby cottage, suffered three broken ribs and bad cut on his neck under his chin, when hia car got out of control in loose gravel and went into a ditch. The accident occurred Sunday morning about 9:30 o'clock a few miles east of Garner. Mr. Lusby tiad taken a gravel road to reach the cottage on the south shore of the lake. Today he was reported as resting easily at the Kossuth hospital. FACES SERIOUS CAR DRIVING CHARGES Ueorite Komer wu» sentenced to seven days in juil Monday afternoon by Justice Damon on a charge of drunkenness. Ho denied driving the cur, saying HoiTiiuui wus the driver. Authorities will investigate the uf- liiir, aud come to a conclusion about who wa* driving before Rc-mer U released from jail, they said .Monday. Hotfmau says Roiuer Mas driving, officer* kuid. Charges of driving while intoxicated, and also reckless driving, \vcre lodged against George Romer local cafe cook, after an accident that occurred about five mile* west of Algona on the old Whittemore road, last Saturday morning. In the car with Romer wa* Charles Hoffman. Romer received several broken ribs when the machine left the road, and Hoffman was also injured less severely. Charges were filed after an investigation by Tim O'Brien, state patrolman. WESLEY MEN HURT; TRUCK ROILS OVER E. M. Olson of Wesley and Frank Miiteru were injured, Monday morning at 8:00 o'clock when to avoid hitting the car of Max Reldy at the intersection two miles north of Wesley, Olson drove his truck into the ditch.

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