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HISTORICAL DEFT, .733 , IOWA, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22,1936 Jltomeg LARGEST CIRCULATION IN KOSStJTH '.p.' . _ ' —~~" * , WU. J-m.aUJ.nJV ^, Jt^Q Ten p fl g es _ y Q j g^ _^Q " gg 7,000 JAM, ENJOY 2ND COUnTY HELD DAY Senator Me Gill of Kansas Will __ Answer Landon in Speech Here And Barry Halden, OOP Senate Candidate, Here Following Day PALL FESTIVAL TO DRAW THOUSANDS Free Hot Dogs Each - Noon, Sept, 30th, October 1 United State* Senator George McOIIl of Wichita, Kansas, will be the featured cpeaker on Wednesday, Sept 80, the flrst day of the two-day Fall Festival to be sponsored the middle of next week by The Algona Chamber of Commerce, it was learned Monday. Senotor McGIIl will speak on Wednesday afternoon at 2 p. m., at the south side of the court house from a temporary speakers' stand. Bleacher seats will be arranged In the street, south of the court house providing an artificial amphitheatre for the expected crowd. To Answer Landon Senator McGIIl will speak on the state of presidential candidate Alfred M. Landon, will answer Lan- dpn's speech to be given this evening at Des Motnes, regarding the farm problem, and his views on that point McGIIl was born in Lucas county, Iowa, the same county which Is the home of Barry Halden, candidate for the United States senate from Iowa on the republican ticket Mr. Halden will be given equal time at the same location In Algona on the second day of the Fall Festival, Thursday, Oct 1. With two such Important men to appear bare, and with the Novem- Pick Cast for Home Talent Sound Movie To Be Shown October 2-3; Overflow Sound Test Sat Bernice Norton, 6 Years Teacher in Alaska, Gives Talk to Union Students can be expected. Free Hot Dogs, Too At the same time, Chamber of Commerce officials have announced that free hot dog sandwiches, with mustard and pickle relish if desired, will be served from 12:30 until 1:30 each noon Festival (two days, of the Fall Wednesday Parade Wednesday To Greet Visitors W. O. McCnllongh, Chamber of Commerce director, C* in chM *«/ rf • parade of cars and tnehlgh school band which will IJ-eet and convoy visiting Des Molnes wholesalers to the M. E. church for lunch, Wednesday noon. * All Interested citizens are nrg- w*b •* M:8 ° p- tn Wednesday. The group will par- "f « .»?. «*•« Northwestern depot, tTSL ^* ta L tof v a take *«" to the church. The luncheon at noon I. free, donated by the De. Molnes wholesaler, and Jobber? RURAL CARRIERS ELECT OFFICERS Of CO. CONCLAVE Stephens Named The Kossuth county Rural Letter Carriers' Association and Aux- llary held their monthly meeting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Berg, Swea City, Tuesday flays Indians Shout At Funeral, Build House Over Grave ALASKA A FINE YEAR-ROUND HOME (By Ruby Alt and Frederick Wlllrett) Miss Bernlece Norton of Algona, who has been teaching in Alaska for six years, came Wednesday to our rural school, district No. 4, Union township, to tell some of her Alaskan experiences. She teaches In Ketchlkan, on an slaiid, the name of which she says she never learned to spell. She lldn't know why the town was called Ketchlkan unless It was because of all the canned salmon, for Ketchlkan cans more salmon than any other city In the world. Ketchlkan, being part of Alaska ylng along British Columbia, doe lot have very much snow. Snow asts only for about three days When It does snow, all the fathers mothers and children go out to th ^oart. The police rope o«ft th •o that traffic wont both* ml* - • ^"V-- -.,. — ^ ' - Also 'Shooting' Scenes For Kossuth County News Reel the people. Ketchlkan i* mountain side. Band music will precede the talks each afternoon. and Thursday, Sept 80 and Oct 1) at two location* on State street. They will be absolutely free, and kot weather, the general public I* invited. ' Two block* of State street will be roped off, beginning at Dodge street, and running west to Hall street, for the two day festival. « » attendance. The was the Jjrs' meeting since June, activities I "avlng been suspended during the Convention reports presented by built around There are many M y Mrs. Heifner of Tltonka. and by nnf an/1 %jf •>• f^-.~.—t _t_ _ — _ * Mr. and Mrs. Genrlch Rock. of Lone St. Benedict Bank Assets Go for $501 E. W. Cropper, Qskaloosa, Iowa, with a bid of <B01, bought the re. malning asssts of the People*' Savings Bank, 8t Benedict, at public sale In the court room, Algona, on Monday afternoon. ' The total assets, on paper 1 , figured up to about |2S,000 or so, In a rough •estimate—but as we said before, on paper. Harry Hull has been examiner in charge of the bank. Officers for the coming year were elected as follows: president, Les- F^'&L,**P*, : vl< * P"»Went Fred SchroderTLakota; secretary %"""'•, R |ch «<« B««. Swea C& The Auxiliary officers are: pres Went, Mrs. Leslie Stephens. Algo na; vice president, Mrs. Richard Berg, Swea City; secretary-treas urer. Mrs. George Thompson, Led w co '«*P OI «>lng secretary Algona. Dahlhauser Files Carl Dahlhauser, presnnt sheriff of Koatuth county, filed Monday as an independent candidate fcr sheriff. He will make a three-cornered fljrht out of It, with Casey LOTS, acmocratic nominee, and Gilbert Hargreavee, republican nominee, --- - —— —-".»•*«•••• ^, AJHWIB. Following the business meeting there were stunts, accompanied by the usual laughter and merriment Prices were awarded to the win ners. A delicious lunch was served at a late hour, and after ,. . visiting all left for their respective homes. County G. O. P. Has 2 Meeting* Booked Two Republican meetings Kossuth county have been for Beet light butch., 1*0-100 ..f7.00-7.40 Best light butch., 180-180 .. 9.00-8.50 Batt light butch., 180-200 .. 8.70-8.20 Beat light butch., 200-200 .. 9.30-9.50 Med heavy, 250-390 9.30-9.40 Med. heavy, 290-338 8.75-9.00 Med. heavy, 825-300 Ibs 8.50-8.75 Butchers, 350-400 IDS 8.00-8.40 Packing sows, 300-850 8.25 Packing sows, 350-400 8.00 Packing sows, 400-500 7.50 CATTLE Canners and cutters $2.50-3.25 Fat steer* 7.00-8.00 Fat yearlings 6.00-7.50 Bulto 3.50-4.00 Veal calves 5.00-7.00 Fat cow» 3.50-4.25 Mock steers 5.00-7.00 (WAIN No. 4 yellow, new corn | .82 No, 3 white corn 1.18 Nf> 3 yettmr earn 1.02* 9 mixed corn 1.0) • white corn 1.17 » « )MU0«r «I0M 1.01 Vt • whit* oata, W Ibs. 39H Barley, N«. 8 1.00 •008 Hennery* 24c NkM aoc No. 3 l«c Cash cream— No. 1 S5c No. 3 S3c nounced by R. J. Harrington, county G. O. P. chairman. Tomorrow evening (Wednesday), David I. Swanson, Chicago, will speak at eight o'clock In the high school auditorium. He was a member of ths general assembly of the State of Illinois for 14 years. The meeting Is sponsored by the Republican volunteers. Thursday evening a meeting Is being planned for Swea City. Com? u ™*£i'* ' r * beto « •"'ranged. John E. Waters will be the speaker. Mr. Waters spent two years in Soviet Russia in connection with agricultural work. He is from Mad- ... . ••»»•*, u« v Mnnit hilly streets In the town. The side walks and streets are made o wood. The sidewalks have cleats nailed Hat on them so that people can walk more safely when the boards are slippery from wet and frost. Every day Miss Norton had to climb 85 steps to reach the house where she lived. Eight Nationalities In Ketchikan there was one U. B. Government school for Indians. There were other schools for pupils of other nationalities. In her grade Miss Norton had negro, Japanese. Chinese, Filipino, Indian, Norwegian and Swedish children. One or two pupils were part Eskimo. Often children of these foreign families come to school without knowing any English. When Miss Norton asked such a pupil to stand, or to do anything, he just set still bo- cause he couldn't understand her. It took her six weeks to make him understand what she was saying. The native children dress just as other people do. When ever the Indians have a funeral they think It beJter to make a great deal of noise Instead of being quiet. They march behtn Lhe hearse shouting. After th Mirlal Is made, they build a glas louse over the grave. They us totem poles Instead of grave stones The people who read this may be as ignorant as we, because we die Selection of a cast for the home talent revue, "Running Wild", to be presented Friday and Saturday, Oct. 2 and 3, at the State Theatre Algona, was made Monday night at the theatre, as voice tests of the apllcants were recorded for the sound film by D. W. Balrd of Hollywood, California. Because of the unexpected number of applicant* for parts In the local movie who appeared Monday at the State Theatre all of them could not be given «*at». However, every applicant may still receive them, and those who were unable to obtain auditions Monday night, «|*«ause.of the time limit, may do so next Saturday morning at 8 a. m., D. W. Balrd announced. Among the many applicants the following were a few of those selected: Mary Van Allen and Mary McEnroe, tap dancers; Ewoldt's orchestra of seven pieces; Helen Huescr, pianist; Edith Greenfield singer and pianist; Bessie Humphries, voice; Irma Lee Deal, flute- Barbara Haggard, piano; Nord- Jtrom sisters, whistlers; Richard Keen, vocalist; and Miss Josephine Carr, vocalist. Also Plan News Reel In addition to the Him "Running Wild', a humorous and Interesting project, which also combines the better talent of the community in- toone connected plot, a special new. real of aoene. takea lalCo,- suth county during the twa w«fk/r Mr. Balrd Is here will be Mhmrn. Pictures of the Kossuth Observation League Field Day, the visit j .t £ es Moln< "» Wholesalers, and the Fall Festival, win be am- cng the shots to be shown. Local business firms will also be given on opportunity to be filmed and shown In a sound reel. The reel will then become the property of The Algona Chamber of Comerce and a historical rells for the future. Other Events Filmed Other local features to be filmed Include the high school band and various organisations suitable 'or recording on sound film. The equipment being used by Mr. ialrd Is estimated at $3,600. He has his own sound truck with him, and all necessary equipment. In- luding large and small moving nic- ure cameras. ROBERT BRAATZ, FARMER, KILLED IN GUN MISHAP Believed Shot as he Start ed to dean His Shotgun TRAGEDY OCCURS SO. OP WHITTEMORE Robrrt Brattz, 64-year-old farmer living two and one-half miles south and one mile east of Whittemore died Sunday morning about 1 o clock, after he had accidentally discharged a 12-guage shotgun in his home. Dr. R. A. Evans, coroner, said It looked as though Braatz had Intended to clean the gun, as equipment for doing the job was found beside him. His daughter, Esther, 12 years old, was the only member of the family home at the time of the tragedy. In Cheerful Mood Mr. Braatz was In a cheerful mood at breakfast, and asked his daughter If she would clean a squirrel if he shot one. A few minutes later he went Into the front room and his daughter heard a sudden report of a gun, and was horror-stricken to find her father slumped over in a chair. The charge from the gun entered just under the chin, and he lived but a few minutes. Esther called neighbors, and Mr. Braatz passed away before medical aid could arrive. Seven Children Survive In addition to Esther at home, a daughter, aged 18, was also living, at the parental place. There are seven children surviving In all, three of the sons working in Minnesota. Mrs. BraaU has been dead about ten years. Four brother*, and two slsten also survive the victim of the trag- Algona Victors in Team Shoot; Lone Rock Second Mason City Police Win Over Port Dodge; Dr. Magnus Lichter's Spaniel Won in Retrieving Finals Sunday East of Bancroft Termed by sportsmen from all sections as the greatest event of Its kind In the history of the United States, the second Annual Field Day of the Kossuth County Conservation League was held last Sunday at the north end of Union Slough, four miles east of Bancroft. Family after family of parents and their children flocked to the grounds, under cloudless skies, to watch the complete program of shoot- Ing, casting and other events, and the special events on the program- all offered free of charge. All Event* Pleased Every event on the program was exceedingly pleasing in th. i. 1 !' i m ",« par ? de °. f . dog8 ' led by y° un K»te«. provided a break h«^h P ftl i 6 ?H * a8tln * event »- H - N- Smith's Irish setter won IH. Si „ V?, the b °V 1<1 I irl P arade - The dog was led by Rosalie Swanson of Algona. Toto, English setter of H. B. White, won the grand championship in the bench show. RIFLE SHOOT— . . Event* for Men 3-shot honor, G. E. Andrew, Mason City. 2-man team— first, C. H. Charleston and H. ond, Phil Goetz and A. Hanson, Wesley* T m E IOnf l h ,'PrS rl ^ H " R Stephenson, Algona; second, Lake; third, H. Dyer, Ledyard M ' ke Altman ' L ' vei ™ r «>: ««ond, G. E. Hylen, Forest City; sec- Ed Ed .. Boys' Events Honor Shots— D. Weber, Albert Lea, Minn. , , . Individual championship— first, Bill Prosser, Fort Dodge' second Arnle Pederson, Algona; third, Don McCorkle, Algona ' 2-boy Team— first, Bill Prosser and C. Samuelson, Fort Dodge Women'n Event Individual championship— won by Bernlce Roderick, Algona. LOUDSPEAKER SYSTEM BY ALGONA C. OF C. A loudspeaker system which kept visitors Informed aa to the events, as they took place, was (donated by The Algona Cham- Motion pictures of the event were also taken, to be shown 1? *J M 7'£? il 1? be ^P^y*^ o" Friday and Saturday of next Des* M*i {Theatre, sponsored by The Algona Upper f°/i V 1 * S° 8t '" terest 'nK angles of the entire day was the re- er of Burt aI t nnB ^ WnlC ; f n , Irl8h spanlel owned bv Dr " Wagnu. Llch- xr V ' retrieving dog trials. bre e. e n«rffn t0 £* the , B P eclal event » w«e of the highest possible cal- lonkl ?nH ?h y » e P" formanc «» o' Ken Beagle, Omaha. ndth 1821 Cars Counted 6 INJURED IN 2 ACCIDENTS LAST FRIDAY Henry B. Bonnstetter may Lose Sight of Eye By Injury WOMAN DRIVER HITS HAYRACK Whittemore: Six persons were injured In two automobile accidents near here, last Friday. The injured: A. D. Brogan, Whittemore. Henry B. Bonnstetter, Whittemore. Three daughter of Wm. Batt, east of Whittemore. George Oengler, Whittemore. The most serious accident occurred on the road between Whittemore and Algona, when the car of A. D. Brogan, and one In which the three Batt girls were riding collided seven miles southeast of Whittemore. May Lose Eyesight Details of how the accident happened had not been fully cleared up, according to officers. In the collision, Brogan, Whittemore Insurance man, suffered a cut on the forehead, requiring eight stitches to close, and a badly braised kneecap. Bonnstetter, only one of the five seriously injured in the mishap and still In the Kossuth hospital, received fractured ribs and chest injuries, and an injury to his left eye which may cause him to lose the sight of It. The Batt girls were shaken up and bruised but not confined to the hospital. Auto Hits Hayrack In the second accident, George Gengler who was driving a hayrack, was Injured when his outfit wa « "truck by a woman driver who FRANK WIENER FUNERAL, SAT., ATSWEA CITY Last Rites on 74th Birthday of Kossuth Pioneer Banker - —•— - ........ He WM unable to get the woman'* «4uatn», i! The horse* on'the hayrack I ran away after the accident and I did some damage on their own ac- gona; »«>">. Ounce Accuracy not know what a totem was. This s what they are: trunks of trees ire carved Into strange pictures o: >ears, fish, birds and such things n such a way as to tell the Indian's ribe and family history. Miss Noron said the totem pole was the Indian's family tree. Miss Norton lad a collection of small totems made by schoolboys. ison, Wis. Autumn Weather Blankets Kossuth Plesant, fall weather greeted residents hsre during the past The week's weather: Date High Low Free. Sept H 91 73 »Pt- 81 POULTRY Springs, Leghorns Hens, 4tt lb*. and up Hens, under 4H, Ibs Leghorn bans , Springs, 8 MM. and over i Sprint*, * to S lot. und«r 4 lb* 12c lie 12c lie 17c 16c 13c ........................ 71 Sept. 18 ...................... 74 8«Pt. 19 ........................ 76 Sept 30 ...................... ... M Weather forecast for the coming week U generally fair. AS 41 47 81 60 .si Hammers Bound Over Richard Nemmers, Bancroft, with Sun Sib«r«l when the latter wan killed in an auto-truck crash over u week ago. was bound over to the Kruud jury with bond nxed at JOOO, In connection with the case. Ths Sibcrel cor contained alcohol. Nenj- inurs said he agreed to join Slberrl in a ride from Bancroft to Algona, when SibereJ accosted hint in a Bancroft filling station. Ketchilcan had one Indian chief, •ailed "Chief Johnson." His totem >ad the raven on It, because he was from the Raven family. Indian Basket Display MUa Norton had many Indian baskets to show us. Once, when tiavellng on a boat, Miss Norton saw three old squaws sitting on a dock to make baskets and sell them. When the boat docked, MUs Norton asked how much the squaw* wanted for their baskets. The kquaws only shook their heads as If they could not understand. But she said that If you keep asking, you will finally get a few worda from them, especially If they get good and cross. Most of the baskets are bought by trade instead of money. White people usually save their old clothes to trade to the •quaws for baakeU. We aluo saw an Eskimo basket from Nome. It was very different from the Indian baskets. It looked like a Navajo Indian pottery ThU was the basket which Miss Norton valued most. We also saw many snapshots of Alaskan scenes and people. Ivory from Walrus Alaska has its own ivory from walrus tusks. Fossil ivory U ivory which has lain burled in the ground for (i great period of time. Minerals wash over it and cause atreuku in it which are beautifully colored. Mis» Norton showed us a rribluitff board made of a walrus tusk, and it nupkin ring of the frame r.mUriul. Miss Norton »aid she would i ruther live in Alaska than in Iowa. Farm Women To Hold 4 Meetings In Coming Week Four meetings during the next week will be held in Kossuth for r arm Bureau women, with Miss Nora Workman of the extension service in charge. She will explain to the women the home furnishings course which they will study their training schools this fall. The meetings are scheduled follows: as Rev Tuesday, Sept 29, at the Frerklng home, Lakota. Wednesday, Sept. 80, at the home of Mrs. A. L. Phllbrook, Bancroft. Thursday, Oct. 1, at the Library club room, Algona. _. F T id ?y. Oct 2, at the Harold Roba home, Swea City. In addition to the discussion by Miss Workman, short programs will be provided and tea served, also Indiana" The meetings are called for 1:30 p. *"<"ana. m., and all farm women are cordially invited. Swea City: Funeral services for Frank Wlemer, Swea City and Ledyard banker, were held at th Methodiat church here last Satur day afternoon, with Rev. Q. R. Me Dowell In charge. Burial was I the Ledyard cemetery. Mr. Wiem er passed away at Battle Creek Michigan, last week. The funeral was held on the an niversary of his 74th birthday. Mr Wlemer and his wife came to Kos suth county In 1892, Nettling at Led yard, and had for many years been president of the State Bank at Led yard. Born In Illinois Franlc Wiemer was born in Illinois, Sept. 19, 1882, at Savannah He came to Radcllffe, Iowa, in 1888 o... A,. cavanaugh - Colln Samuelson and in 1892 was united In marriage to Miss Stella Mae Smith. One daughter, Genevleve, survives. In the same year, Mr. Wiemer went to Ledyard, and engaged In the banking business. In 1922, the Wlemers went to Hollywood, California, where Mr. Wiemer engaged In the real estate and loan bus- ness. Mr. Wlemer was a graduate of Valpariso University, Vulpur- Mrs. Henry Schurg, West Bend, Passes West Bend: The community was saddened Friday with the news hat Mrs. Henry Schurg had pass- d away from heart trouble, after *hort illuess. Her family was at er bedside when she passed away. «r. Schurg passed away in I92l! «r. and Mrs. Schurg lived on their arm for twenty years, -md moved nto town about 81 years ago. She s survived by her three sons, Fred Charles and John Schurg and two randchildren, Harold and Ruby JM Schurg. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Lutheran church at two o'clock. Herman Neuman Dies in S. Dakota Sexton: Otto Neuman of Sexton, and bin brother, Carl Neuman of Shell Rock drove to Pierpoinl, South Dakota, Monday, to attend the funeral of their brother, Herman. They were accompanied by their nephew, Henry Neunvui, of Algonu Herman Ntumun wua well known in and uround Algona and this section, having formerly lived here before moving to Dakota. He leaves his wife and seven children. Member Masonic Lodge Mr. Wiemer was made a member of the Masonic Lodge in 1890, at Hubbard, Iowa, and shortlly afterward a Knight Templar at Iowa Falls and a Shriner at Cedar Rapids. He in survived by a brother, Chris G., Radcllffe, Iowa, and i sister, Mrs. Tillle Burkright of Peorla, 111. There are also two grandchildren, Alfred and Bstru Lee. won flrst over a " Oesterrelch er. Score—97. A. W. Fisher, Emil POLICE PISTOL SHOOT &*SS«. t $£%ZL Fort Dod * e man team championship to E. Docker and K. Wennie, Mason Allman, LuVerne 76 62: second, W. Mason City, 81; Nick HORSESHOE CONTEST— Individual high scores: first A W r «™ w K^IT'^^^ Junior team-Sian Codfredson. Bancroft and Ken Kuchenreuther Bancroft Kossuth Students Join Fraternities Fraternity pledging at the University of Iowa found the following young men from this vicinity announcing their new affiliations: Alpha Sigma Phi—Robert Hanson. Bode; John Baker, Bancroft. Beta Theta Pi—James Knipe, Armstrong. Delta Chi—Jerome Behounek, Uvermore. Sigma Alpha Epsllon—Charles Hanna, Burt. Sigma Nu-Jlodney Van Ness, Al- gonu, Watson March. Algoiiu. Speeding Charged A speeding charge was f.U-d a<(- nj.r Harry C. Hurgreavcs on Soft. '8. by State Highway Patrolman Charles Benedict in JusUce P. A Hanson's court. He win charged with driving down-hill ut u speed in excess of 3S mil«s per hgur. P. Wille Is Still Custodian at Park Mr. and Mrs. Paul Wllle of Spirt Lake were In Algona Saturday oiling on old friends. They have >een on a month's vacation while Paul took two weeks' sick leave and two weeks' regular vacation and during that time visited relatives at Kamrar and Ellsworth r°T n p »ul Is still custodian of the Gull Point State Park. During his vacation, Otto Fulton of Peterson was acting custodian. A Spencer paper run an Item a few weeks ago Mr iC Wm ald Mr Kulton succeeded Mr Wille. and the item was clipped and run in this paper. Later it seems the state board made a correction on the item 2 Construction Jobs Under Way Construction work on the new AJgomi postofflce is due to begin this week, with excavation for the basement ready to start. Work on the foundation for the new addition to the Algona Hotel is already under way, and progress- Old-Timers Will Tackle Grays Benefit, Sunday A baseball game between the the Algona h i a be held at the baseball park nex Sunday afternoon, Sept. 27, u t 2:30 The Grays will be minus the vices of only a few of th. r player, from the past season e Old Timers will include players from Whittemore, Letts Greek St Joe, Algona, Titonka. Bancroft 'and many other sections of th. counTy and plan to repeat their victories of the post two years. T , he .v.? rays ' how «ver, point out at this year's team, and that of the past two years, are not in same calibre and vow they will wipe out the defeats of the last two annual Anderson Elevator Makes Improvements The Anderson Grain i Coal Co ias paintud all iu coal sheds with red and aluminum colored paint. During the summer the elevator was covered with uutul wij u ntw dumping hoist in&LuJled. Pettit Purchases LuVerne Theatre operated for the past several years by Herman Wise u t Sexton, hits been turned over to Gai! Pettit of Algona. and will be operated by him in the future after remodeling of the LuVerne theatre The deal was completed Thursday. Tile theatre- will close the Zlat ol September, unil open on or shortly before October 1. New lighting (mures, carpets and drupes will be ! installed in the Verne. MRS. ANNA STOW, BURT, SUCCUMBS ATAGEOF84 Funeral Services Held Today (Tuesday) at Burt Church Burt: Mrs. Anna Eliza Stow died it her home here Sunday morning, following an illness of several weeks with heart trouble. Anna Eliza Godden was born on Han- Nov 6 - "<». in England. When six years of age she came to the United States with her parents, who Wh I" 1 ,m W1Jmi "8 ton . Illinois. While still a small child the fam- ly moved to Clayton county, Iowa, n 1864 they movtd to Kossuth ounty, settling In a sod house on what is now known as the Mose Godden farm. On May 23, 1872, she was married to C. P. Stow, who died Feb 1 1023 In May, 1882, they moved into Hurt and into the same house n which Mrs. Stow died. At that time there were less than half a dozen houses and places of business in town. Mrs. Stow was the mother of the first child born in Burt the late Mrs. Caroline Trainer' For a time the Stows conducted an eating house in their home and Mr Stow had a blacksmith shop. To this union six children wero born, J. P. and F. O. Stow, Burf Mrs. C. L. Phelps, Titonka; Mrs Laura Paine, Pasadena, California, and Mrs. Caroline Trainer and Mrs Ortha Stow, deceased. She is also survived by two brothers, George Oodckn, Madison, Wis., and James Godden, Algon/i. Funeral services were to be held Tuesday afternoon in the Presbyterian church, the Rev. 8. H Aten former pastor of tha church, now' of Delta, conducted the service. Burial was in the Burt cemetery. Quarton & Miller Law Office Moved Quarton & Miller moved their aw offices Monday to the old -ounty Savings Bunk buiidinz jwned by Dr. F. B. Sawyer, into he offices formerly occupied by ulhvaii, McMahou * Linnan. The law office of County Attorney M. C. McMahon was also moved the flrst of the week and he U now located in the middle suite of the new Hcise building. O Harvest Supper At Irvtngton, Wed'day Jrviugtun: The annual harvest home supper wlii be served at tho Irvinytoii church dining room, this week VVcditutiday evening, Sopt 23 Serving will begin at five o'clock

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