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HISTORICAL DEFT. OFFICIAL AND OOVtftt CIRCULATION Established 1805 ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20,1936 Eight Pages VOL. 34.—NO. 42 -.si Ringsted Expects 15,000, Thursday, At Husking Bee, Talk By Wallace Business Men, Fanners to Meet Secretary at Sioux City Ringsted: Preparations are being Made to accommodate upwards of •C 16,000 people In this northern Iowa town Thursday, Oct. 22, when Henry A. Wallace, secretary of agriculture, will speak to the crowd gathered to see the Northwest I*wa corn-husking contest 'which wUl be held on the O. C. Saundera' ftr« one mile west of Rlngsted. Final arrangements for the secretary's visit were made today with Paul Porter, chairman of the west- era division of the Democratic National Committee in Chicago. A committed of Ringsted business •tea and farmers will meet Secretary Wallace at Sioux City, Iowa. Wednesday evening, Oct. 21, and accompany him to Ringsted early the next morning. The secretary Ive-here in time to partlc- tbe parade to the site of rttkaklng contest Ho will fire the Wot to start 18 contestants from eight northwest Iowa counties "throwing nubbins against the tang boards. Guest sit Banquet During the noon hour Mr. Wallace will be the guest of honor at • banquet in the city auditorium which will be attended by 250 soil conservation commltteemen and county agents. He will deliver his address on Rlngsted's main street at 1:30 p. m. following a concert •a) the Ringsted band and a drtl by the Oowrie, Iowa drum and bugle corps. Schools In Emmet and Palo Alto counties will be closed all day Thursday so that the school children can march in the parade preceding the corn-husking contest, and In Kossuth no absent marks will be placed against any pupi going to the affair. Non-Political Nature Despite the fact that Secretary •Wallace is in the Roosevelt admin latratlon, the nature of the aftal has a distinctly non-political tinge P. H. Underwood of Ringsted prominent civic leader and general arrangements chairman for the husking bee and general celebra Uon, is hlnuelf a republican. A meeting wae held with Mr. Un etorwood in Algona, last week, and at that time iooal .dvlo leaden at Rwgstad recently __ a guest In the Underwood borne at a reception after his talk It la hoped that a large group from hare will attend. Algona Band to Flay The Algona Municipal Band wil furnish music during the celebra tion, as well as other organizations Republican Rally At Wesley, 24th Robert Harrington, county republican chairman, announces the fo lowing program for this week in party circles. This noon (Tuesday) a luncheon will be held in the Hotel Algona, at which 'candidates for county office will meet vlth a r-j-.reaenlAJvr of the national republican committee. On Saturday evening of this week at 8 p. m., James Dolltvur of Fort Dodge wllL speak at a meeting in Klelnpeter hall, Wesley. Here's Hobby For Algona Students (?) SNAKES CHARM MASON CITY STUDENTS AND FACULTY—Following Lecturer Barrett's demonstration of live reptiles in the Mason City high schooV last week, numerous students and faculty members gathered on the stage for a closer View of the snakes. In the above picture are, standing (left to right) Millie Negomlr, Instructor Barker, Lecturer Barrett, Instructor Iversen, Bob Parrish, Ed Hunter, and Gerald Alter. Seated arc M". Yosecleff, B. Scott, Kd Duke and T. Ferleman. TEAMS READY TO END MEMBERSHIP DRIVEOFC.OFC. Seek $1,300 more to Reach Quota Set At $5,000 A final membership drive of the Algona Chamber of Commerce began Monday afternoon of this week with four teams actively at work. C. R. LaBarre, Joe Bloom and John Bteser had charge of the work on Monday. On Tuesday, Milton Norton,. J. D. Lowe and P. J. Christensen will do the canvaas- Wednesday, Reynolds, William Steel* and <J. D. Stlllmsh •re handling the .canvass. •**- 8 - a '' Watt &wft and T. H. ________ .w»B assist in the work and make the final roundup. O. Relley, secretary, will work with each team. Thus far $3,787 has been subscribed. The original goal set was lor $8,000, and the drive Is expected to put the budget over the top The Algona Chamber of Commerce In a few months of existence has already led a half dozen community and civic events, and aided In a dozen or more enterprises of various organizations groups and other neighboring communities. Rotary Adopts A Plan, To Provide Part-Time Work Under a new plan adopted by the Algona Rotary Club, Monday, the organization will ' endeavor to provide spare time jobs for the young men of the community, cooperating with local schools. A committee consisting of Jim Pool, Dr. F. C. Scanlan, Glen Buchanan, K. D. James and Ralph Miller has been working on the new setup, and efforts will be expended toward bringing boys in need of work In touch with opportunities. Men desiring the aid of some young man or youth, either at home or In their business, are to call either Pool or Scanlan, who in turn will send some youth onto the job. Similar efforts by other groups have proved successful and the local organization hope* to brovide $0 t*%0 boys with pkrt time work, aid/perhaps. ev«n«,uaB» full time ''•-' MRS.WM.BAUM OF LAKOTA DIES AT AGE OF 58 Wife of Supervisor; Funeral. Rites Held Tuesday, 20th Algona Band To Ft. Dodge for Rally The Algona Military Band will go to Fort Dodge tonight and take part in the parade which is part of a big Republican rally featuring CoL Frank Knox as speaker. 2 Marriage Licenses Two marriage licenses were Issued here in the past week. They ware to Luther Staten and Cecil Devlnger, both of Eau Claire. Wis., and Richard Krumm and Ruby Opsai, of Swea City and Arm- Strong. The license were issued Oct IS. HOU8 Best light butch., 140-160 . Beat light butch., 160-180 . Best light butch., 180-200 . Beat light butch., 200-260 Mad. heavy, 290-326 Ibs. Butchers, 360-400 Ibs Packing aows, 300-360 Packing aows, 360-400 Packing '"" ""*" and cutters 7.60-8.00 8.00-8.60 9.00-9.20 8.80 8.00 8.20 8.00 7.76 $250-3.00 Three Kinds of Geese In Flock Seen Here Last Tuesday night a large flock of geese kept Algonlans gazing skyward for several hours as they circled over the town bewildered by the lights. At day break they seemed to get their bearings and disappeared. The next morning Lewis McWhorter saw about a hundred of them In the Etherington plowed land on the diagonal road near Plum Creek. The birds were so tired that he was able to approach them quite closely. There were three kinds, white which are called snow geese, dark colored ones With white necks, which are blue geese and others which looked like the ordinary tame goose and were probably white-fronted American geese. Gladiola Raisers Elect Gillespte Organization of the Algona chapter of the Iowa Gladiola society was completed here last Thursday night. W. W. GiUesple, Algona, was elected president; G. W. SUIlman, vice president; H. N. Kruse, secretary-treasurer; and O. S. Relley, corresponding secretary. M. G> Norton acted as temporary chairman of the gathering and P. J. Christensen as temporary secretary. There were 28 charter members of the organisation. R. H. Miller was named as Alona's representative on the board of governors of the state association, and a resolution was adopted a invite the 1938 convention and show here. Algona Hi Loses At Webster City; Hampton Is Next After tasting defeat, 29 to 0 in its first conference game in the North Central loop, the Algona Bulldogs more seasoned and experienced, are preparing for Hampton's eleven. The game, another league tilt, will be played here next Friday even- Ing under the lights. The Webster City Lynx had things their own way most of the way in the Algona gome, having advantage of size, experience, and reserve power. The Webster City boys are undefeated and unscored on this year. The first touchdown came on the third play of the game, when Walt Willson intercepted un Algona pass and sprinted back 45 yards for the score. Webster City used Its reserves freely after leading by two touchdowns. An 80-yards run netted the final touchdown in the closing minutes, after the third touchdown had been scored on a pass. Lakota: Mrs. William Baum passed away at the Kossuth hospital, in Algona,, Friday afternoon at the age of 58 years. Mrs. Baum had suffered 30 years with gall bladder trouble and had had several operations to relieve this during this time. She has suffered severely for several months and recently dropsy developed. She waa taken critically ill Oct. 6th, and was taken to the hospital Oct. 8th, where her ccteditkm'gradually grew worse and on last Tuesday a blooa dot developed in the brain atMf »b« watpWarl Kutf NEW ATTENDANCE RECORD SET AT CLUB MEET HERE Federated Club Women Hear Many Inspired Talks "CULTURE ALSO AN IOWA ASSET' Wednesday and Thursday of last week the eighth district convention of Federated Club women of Iowa met in Algona in the high school auditorium. The attendance was the largest in this region for years past. There were 444 who registered and between five and six hundred in attendance. Registration began at 11:30 Wednesday and continued until Thursday afternoon. The opening session was timed for 1:16 p. m. Wednesday. The audience under the direction of Mlsa Margaret McNown, sang "America the Beautiful." The invocation was given by Rev. George Vance 1 after which O. S. Relley, secretary of the Algona Chamber of Commerce, gave the address of welcome to which Mrs. J. R. Black of Jefferson responded. Greetings were given and announcements made by Mrs. H. E. Woodward of Whittemore, convention chairman. Chairmen of the departments of Endowment, Finance, Motion Pictures, Policy, Club Institutes, Club Extension, Scholarship and Loan, State Fair and Advisory gave three minute reports on the work of their departments. At the conclusion of the reports Mesdames Earl Beebe, H. Baker an 3 H. Soper of Emmetsburg, sang. The address of the afternoon on the subject, "Conservation and Citizenship" was given by Judge Wood of Waterloo. Dinner Served for 260 At 6:16 dinner was served to 250 at the Masonic Temple by this Eastern Star lodge. The tables were decorated with tapers in sti- ver holders and the favors were roses. Between courses Mrs. D. H. Baumon of W eDster ^"- y ' la< * charge of a very Interesting program of music and a paper on •'Outdoors Good Manners" given by the Junior club of Pomeroy. President Make* Address Mrs. Winifred Qlllam with a vocal solo and Miss Jane Cretxmey- er with piano sections furnished the music tor the opening numbers ._„*, ,-.-.. •--.program. MWi Ledyard Prowlers Nearly . Blow Up School Furnace Algona Woman 88, Still Active In Own Garden Eighty-eight years of age, and still working in her garden. And that Is the reason, believes Mrs. Elizabeth Rebecca Sarchett, that she has enjoyed such good health. She says there is no substitute for good, hard work. Mrs. Sarchett says more people are killed In auto accidents and by liquor, than by good, hard work. "Too many women are afraid of a wash board and a garden full of weeds," said Mrs. Sarchett. She married when almost 20 years of age to Charles W. Sarchett, a Civil War veteran, and is the mother of nine children, five of whom are living. The living children are Eugene M. of Maple Hill, Francis M. of Sheldahl, Mrs. Tom Metcalf on the farm west of Algona, Mrs. P. W. Reece on a farm northeast of Lakota, and Winifred at home. Her oldest son Is 67 years of age. Edwin, a World War veteran, died in 1934. A brother of Mrs. Sarchett, John M. Johnson, a Civil War veteran, went Into the army from West Point, where he graduated, and was made a captain In General Custer's army. He escaped the famous massacre by the Indians by a miracle, his horse being sick that day so that he could not go with the men who met their doom. Guy M. Gillette, Speaker at Rally The Kossuth County Democratic organization hns arranged for n monster mnss meeting to be held nt the Al- gonn high school auditorium on Friday. October 23rd nt 8 p. m. The main feature of the even- will be an address by the Hon. Guy M. Gillette of Cherokee, candidate for U. S. senator for the short term. Lester S. Gillette of Kostorin. candidate for state senator, will also be present. The public is urged to attend. Prowlers Scour Building Sunday Night, Turn On Stoker FORMER SEXTON GIRL'S FUNERAL AT SWEA, THOR. Mrs. Edward Hammond, 52, Leaves Husband, 5 Daughters No. •»» •*"» ~ -»"==.- ^ Ma 4 yellow -corn Ho. 4 mixed corn 4 white corn ..._ white «xm» »-"»S I yellow corn •"» I mixed corn • ir "" I yellow corn | whit* oaU, 30 Iba. "•.'««• m 9?rL====» «f_ M *•*• •M. a Cub cream- Mo. i NO. a ***** ...tsc ...80C ...8Sc Irvington Women's Sister Dies in Fall Irvington, Mrs W. W. Soutawick, wife of Dr. Southwlck of MarsbaU- town, died Sunday evening after a fall down cellar steps. Attending physicians said her neck waa broken Mrs. Boutbwick waa a sister of Mrs. Ray Fitch and Mrs. George Johnson of this vicinity, and a daughter of Mr. and Mr*. Cbaa. Clark of Brltt, Alvin Sampson of West Bend Injured Weat Band: AWn Sampaon, a farmer living near town, waa badly injured wJ|aa h« wan thrown from t£» wa$«B m Wa way to the aeld to ntekeera. Ha waa taken ' New Barn Burns Near Armstrong Armstrong: The nearly new barn on the Adolph Queasted farm was burned to the ground, Sunday afternoon, Oct. 18th at three o'clock. The origin of the fire U not known but It is believed to have started from the new hay which filled the barn. While removing a gas barrel from the burning barn, Marshal F. F. Frost's trouser legs caught fire, but he was not injured as it was immediately put out with water. No livestock or harnesses were lost but the hay mow had just been filled with hay. The Queasted farm Is located on the northwest side of town, about a block north of the Catholic church. Colored Singers Here Thursday The Plney Woods colored singers from Mississippi, will appear at the First Prsbyterian .church, on Thursday evening, October 22, in a group of negro jubilee songs, at 8 p. m. The singers, known aw the Cotton Blossom Jubilee singer*, have appeared through this section before, and their collection of aongs needs no Introduction to anyone who has heard them- There will be no admission, but an offering will be taken. A brief talk will alao b* given, telling aomethlng of the wo& done by the institution. 2 HURT WHEN AUTO UPSETS AT GOOD HOPE Boone Folks on Way to | Funeral Hit Bad Spot in Eoad Dodge anofte nicely. Sawyer Bldg. New Offices Are Ready Two new offices, one atagle and the other a suite of three rooms, will be ready for occupancy in the Sawyer building this week, Pr. F. E. Sawyer stated Monday. Quarton & Miller, atoraeys, are la the front suite of offices. The other euit« of three rooms, now being given the final touches, are in the rear of the building. A single room 1* to the middle. Bfeh suite has a private entrance; from toe hall, and the two now being flush ed have vault* * unconscious, until .death. Mrs. Hattie Baum was born In Germany and when a child come with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest HcrUke, to America, and lived In Minnesota, later moving to 4 farm in Lincoln township, northeast of Lakota, where her mother passed away when sho was about sixteen years old. She was married to W. F. Baum In the local Lutheran church In 1898 with the Rev. Fendler officiating. They lived on a farm northeast of town for several years, but on account of Mrs. Baum's health moved to Lakota, where they lived for a number of years. They later purchased their present farm and have since lived one half mile north of town. Mrs. Baum leaves her husband, W. F. Baum, 6th district supervisor; five sons; Alfred, Marvin, Arthur, Clarence and Verdean; two daughters, Elsie, who is an invalid at home and Lydia, Mrs. Erwln Schwletert of Burt; one daughter, Mela, preceded her In death; her father and five brothers, August and Emil, South Dakota; Otto, of Canada; Adolph, Colorado, and Paul, Lakota. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at the Lutheran church with the pastor, the Rev. Boese in charge. A mixed quartette from the Burt Lutheran church rendered the music and six of her nephews were pall bearers. She was buried In the Jocal Lutheran cemetery east of town. Kin of Algonians Died on Thursday H. A. Wagner of Buffalo Center passed away at his home lost Thursday of heart disease. He is survived by his wife and one daughter, Mrs. J. Schoon, and four randchildren, all of Buffalo Oner. Mr. Wagner was a brother-in- aw of Mrs. M. W. Ferguson, and C. G. and E. Dreesman of this city. Relatives from here attended the funeral, which was held Monday. Indian Summer Temperatures Here Indian summer greeteu northern Iowa, after a brief cold snap of a day or two last week, and temperatures were running in the 70*8 in the day time, although dropping considerably at night The week's weather: Date High Low Prec. October 12 61 89 October 13 46 88 trace October 14 57 41 October IB 77 48 October 16 67 47 October 17 66 37 October 18 76 46 Weather forecasts for the re- Two 'people ly enough t( tentlom i were Swea City: Funeral services for Mrs. Edward Hammond, 62, who died at her home in Grant township, Tuesday, Oct, 13th, were held last Thursday afternoon at the M. E. church in Swea City with the Rev. G. R. McDowell in charge, assisted by Rev. E. H. Harvey. Burial was made at Brltt. Mrs. Hammond suffered a light stroke about six weeks ago and the past week developed pneumonia. Nancy Bell Wise, eldest daughter of Mrs. Sarah Wise, was born in Estle county .Kentucky, Dec. 22, 1883. During girlhood she moved with her parents to Illinois, where on March 27, 1901, she was united In marriage to Edw. Hammond. Eleven children were born to this union, one daughter dying in Infancy. For the past 20 years the family has resided In Iowa, and about three years ago moved to the farm six miles north of Swea City. The deceased had been a membe of the Methodist Episcopal church since childhood. She Is survived by her husband,, five daughters: Mrs. ffithel Wood, Woden; Mrs. BOILER BED HOT WHEN DISCOVERED Marauders, who turned on an nulomntic stoker at the Ledyard school, some time Sunday night, left without stealing anything a.s yet noticed, but almost blew the boiler wide open. A window In one of the rooms gave the prowlers entry into the. school. After getting into the room, the burglars broke the room door open, and then began a somewhat aimless investigation of the building. Tinker With Stoker Going Into the boiler room, they turned the stoker on. and for the rest of the night until the school was opened this morning, the furnace was hard at work. The stoker had been left piled high with coal, but the weather did not call for any fire In the furnace. When the stoker started In to work, It poured the heat out in grand style without anyone being at hand to halt it, and only the fact that the boiler had plenty of water kept the affair from resulting in perhaps a partial destruction of the building. In the manual training room the burglars looked things over, and did likewise in the kindergarten and music rooms. In all, five doors and locks were picked or jimmied, Sheriff Carl Dahlhauser reported. Reason A Mystery What possible motive the prowlers could have had In entering the building Is still a mystery. So far as could be determined by Super- ntendent Laurltzen and staff Monday morning, nothing had been ;aken and the damage was confln- cd to doors and locks, and the loss of a goodly supply of coal. Authorities called in made a close and careful examination but reported no clues which would indicate the guilty parties. muinder of the week were for fair with somewhat lower temperatures. Finish Digging For P. O. Basement Completion of the basement excavation for the new Algona post- office, cleared the deck* for the beginning of actual construction work. Tbare has been a report circulating tbat the rough elector work would be done this (all, and the AiOahwg of tb* job begun again next spring. burg held the undivided attention of the several hundred women j while she gave three dramatic readings. The address of the evening was given by the president of the Iowa Federation, Mrs. H. C. Houghton, Jr., of Red Oak. She chose as her subject "Yesterday Meets Tomorrow." She said the club women should make people conscious of the culture and leadership which Iowa has achieved. Too many still think the only resources are corn, hogs and fertile soil. She pointed out that last year Iowa was second in "Who's Who" and that she ranks high In providing national leaders, citing Miss Agnes Samuelson, past president of the National Educational Association, Superintendent Studebaker of Des Molnes, national commissioner of education, Ole Nelson, national commander of the G. A. R., and Ray Murphy, national commander of the American Legion. In her whimsical way, Mrs. Houghton said politically we now find ourselves to be the pivotal states and added "We are playing Juliet to all the political Romeos. Wo are being wooed. They tell us we ore headed for communism, anarchism and dictatorship. I don't believe it. Officiate Hold Reception Following the evening session an informal reception was held in the gymnasium. Those in the receiving line were state officers and county chairmen. At this function music was furnished by Glenn Raney, Mrs. McMahon and Mrs. Gunn. An art display had been placed in the gym, club books entered in the district contest and an exhibit of upland game birds loaned by the Iowa State College. Awards Made for Year Books Thursday morning the convention assembled at 8:45 and conducted routine business and reports. The state president held a club institute followed by 3-minute reports of county chairmen of the 8th district. Awards for the best year books were then made. In class A, the Manning Women's club was given first place on a two year program covering the subject, •These United States." In class B, the G. I. club of Randall on the subject, "Solving Social Problems through Parent Education" waa given second and Buffalo Center received first in Class C with a study on "Writers of Iowa." Vice President Speaks Mrs. Eugene Cutler, first vice president of Des Moinea, gave a talk on "Signs and Symbols." She has an excellent stage presence and handled her subject in a most original way applying it to the horoscope of life. Her dominant thought left with the hearers was: "Home is a place of peace where our burdana are lifted from us but where we are given the strength to bear them." At this session Carroll extended an invitation for the 1987 meeting which waa accepted. An informal ballot was taken for district fhfirmf". Mrs. A. D. Wiese. yreaeot incumbent receiving the greatest number of votes. On motion the informal ballot was declared the formal ballot and Mrs. elected. The final session convened at MMrtbJrty with D. Wayne Collins (Ur*cUng « musical trio followed by a report of the Miami. Florida, con- vej»ttou by the Federation Director, iiptjiugtae Heloly of GrlnaaU. a mile north of Good Hope church, about 5:30 p. m., last Friday, and rolled over Into the ditch. The injured were all from Boone, Iowa, and were on their way to Fairmont, Minn., to attend the funeral of a relative. D. B. Griffin was the most seriously injured, suffering slight internal injuries, cuts and bruises. Mrs. Griffin was shaken up, and the other two folks, whose names were not learned, were also Injured somewhat. One of the Good Hope residents, driving ahead of the Griffin mach- | ine, slowed down when he came to the bad spot In the road. The Boone folks, however, unfamiliar with the road perhaps, swung around the car ahead, into the bad spot, and turned over into the ditch. Relatives from Fairmont drove down to Algona and took the party to Fairmont for the funeral. ley; Will of Swea City; Herman and Edward, Jr., at home. Her mother, Mrs. Sarah Wise, of Sexton; six sisters; five brothers and 12 grandchildren, also survive, Rewrites Of Newi From Lait Frlday'f Koiiuth County Advance Bootleggers Are * On Toboggan The Algona liquor store Increased sales $440.15 for the month of September above that of August, the figures being $8,501.89 for August, und $6,945.04 for September. This report comes from the State Liquor Commission. A sizeable increase was reported from most of the Iowa liquor .stores, which is attributed to the fact the bootleggers are rupidly decreasing, and does not indicate that there has been more drink- iiiB. Moat of the old-time bootleg kings, like Capone and the liquor barons of prohibition days, are now in the penitentiary und the days of local bootleggers are numbered. Taxpayers of Iowa have already received $800,000 from the state sale of liquor, which formerly went to the bootleggers of Iowa. LARSSORENSEN ARRIVES HOME Larg-and His Niece, Mrs. Julius Peterson, Entertained in Denmark Painting Display At High School A collection of water color and oil paintings, shown here in conjunction with the district federation meeting of the Woman's clubs, lias been held over and is now on exhibit in the high school. Anyone interested is cordially invited to visit the school and see them. The work was done by Lucy M. Anderson of Fort Dodge, Iowa, who has been exhibiting for about eight paintings and 18 in oil. Minor Robbery At Cook's Tavern A minor robbery of Cooks' Tavern, a week or more ago, came to light this week. The case involved juveniles, who committed their first offense. They were taken before local officers and County Attorney M. C. McMahon, and after being made to realizes the seriousness of their crime, were released. Fractures Ankle Mr*. Jim Pool bad the misfortune to fall down the cellar stain at her borne, last Friday mernlag and break bar ankle. She was reported at recuperating nicely, Moo- day. MRS. ERWIN Turner, 38, was Instantly killed Wednesday night bteween*6 and 6 o'clock, when she fell from a ladder in the haymow at the Turner farm a mile west of the Good Hope church, in Union township. She struck a manger and broke her neck. Her body was found about six o'clock by her husband. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ferdinand Albright. WITH ELECTION only two weeks away, county politics have warmed up considerably. Candidates have been busy day and night. The race between candidates attracting the most interest is that of sheriff, in which there are four c-undidates. Fred C. Gilchrist, republican candidate for congressman is believed safe. Phil Kohlhaas, democratic candidate for state representative from Kossuth county, entered the race only three weeks before election, and is running against Tice Brack of Ledyard. THREE PERSONS were injured early Thursday morning when three cars crashed on the paving north of Burt. E. R. Davidson of Estherville, was knocked unconscious when thrown from his car, and Elmer Emery of Sexton was badly cut and bruised in the crash. The other car was driven by Lyman Huttle of Ledyard, who received minor bruises. • • * FUNERAL SERVICES were held for Edward Mahoney, 87, at the it. Cecelia's church, Tuesday morning. Burial was made at the Livermore cemetery. He was the lather of John and George Muhoney of Algona. He died at Iowa City Saturday, following a lingering illness. * • • A WARNING has been given to Kossuth county farmers of an outbreak of cholera, and steps should be taken immediately to protect all hogs. The farmers were urged to keep out of other farmers' hog lots and to keep strangers and stray dogs from entering their own lots. The farmers were also warned to allow only veterinarians to immunize, disinfect and take the precautions agauibt an epidemic. COWAN <lc »ON began work on an additional building for the Algona Ice Cream & Candy Factory. The new building will have a complete new ice plant. There will be 250 new lockers to be rented to farmers who wish to keep meats in iced storage. Customers will carry their own keys to these lockers. WOKK HAS begun on the new lumber storage building for the Botaford lumber yard. Lars Sorensen, who returned from Europe lately, reports to us an Interesting trip abroad. He visited in four countries, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Germany. Mr. Sorensen was born In Denmark, but had not been there for 32 years. He has two brothers, two sisters, and 35 nieces and nephews still living there. Upon his arrival he was greeted by a wonderful reception. His relatives were at first rather skeptical about him as he drove a Chrysler automobile. The common automobile In Norway resembles the tiny Austin that is sometimes seen In the United States. The relatives thought him a millionaire but as soon as they learned that "he was not as big as they thought he was" all bans were down and they could not do enough to entertain him. In all homes where he was entertained, he received the beat of eats and drinks that the land could produce. Lars was accompanied by his niece, Mrs. Julius Peterson of Algona, and they attended many parties and dances. ' One occasion of interest and pleasure waa at the harvest feast at i'rae. The feast was held in ii .social hall that belongs to the farmers. The meetings and entertainments are for them, and for invited guests only. The first part of the evening began with the feasting, consisting of coffee cake, and pastry, and lasting two hours. Then different parties gave speeches. At eleven o'clock the dancing began and the party danced to a seven piece orchestra. There was both old fashioned and modern dancing. Each member of the social hall paid 25u, which took care of the entire entertainment. Mr. Sorensen and Mrs. Peterson started for homt September 29, and drove to Bremerhuven, Germany, from where they sailed October 2. They arrived in New York City, October 8 on the iurge steamer, Bremen. Th? Bowlers' Meeting A meeting of all bowlers will be held uguiii this evening (Tuesday), at 8 p. m., in the office of Wru. Geering, over the pustoffice. where further plans for u city bowling league will be taken up. New Theatre Front A new front over the Junior theatre entrance was being hoisted into place Monday. It will round out the appearance of the theatre and be another improvement to Algona's business section. So—A Prowler I Reports of an obnoxious prowler were heard this week from several sources. One story suid he was waa found in a home occupied by two elderly ladies, but the story was not verified New Set Buildings Fenton: August Bierstedt 1s putting up an all new **t at buildings on bin 160 acre farm three mile* north of Fenton. Hantelman & Nelson have the contract i

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