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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, Jan. 14,1937 t Worth Dodge Street HAGGARD & WALLER, I a* «MMtd Class Matter at fee fcartofflej *J , towa, tttder act of Oongress of Match 3.1879 temed Weekly .ASSOCIATION •liMBO)-* gfflttaciumoK &AtBS m KOSSTJTH co.: in Advance *1.M Outside County, J3J59 per year, Strictly In advance ADVERTISING, SM PER INCH Oomposttlon, 5 cents per inch extra let th« people knew UM tnrth and the e**n- ttt K saffc 1 *—Abrmhani ONE STATE "GOES MODERN" "Every professional lobbyist, every professional pCJitleian, and every representative of greed and i monopoly Is hoping and praying that your work Win be a failure." With those words George W. Norris, uncrowned ctar of Nebraska, gave his blessing to the new one-house assembly of his state, as it began It first Mttlon. And in those words, Mr. Norris packed the reasons why his brain-child, the modern, one-house, Bon political assembly Is the greatest single contribution to state government in past 29 years. And it la safe to say that within the next 25 yean a majority of the other states may come to their senses and do likewise. There Is no more reason for having two branches in a state legislature, than there is in quarreling over bridge. Both are nonsensical. The 43 members of the Nebraska assembly llrete elected on a non-partisan ballot, and owe no . allegiance to party bosses. The plan Is simple, gate away from party politics, which are as unnecessary in state offices as they are in county, •ad If it did nothing else, it is a direct saving in the cost of government from the salary and red tape standpoint Let's hope the one-house assembly in Nebraska is everything that it should be; and then let's adopt it in Iowa. der of the borders' of this state »«•• retail business because of the sales tax. Webelieve there is a direct connection between the sales tax and the tremendous Increase In business of the big city mail order houses. Legislators from border counties In Iowa should be especially determined1 to repeal the sales tax. We are glad to report that both the Winneshiek county's members of the legislature are publicly committed to vote for repeal of this tax, which is doing considerable harm to the retail dealers of this and every other border county In the state, and smaller but important harm to retailers of Interior counties. * * * Is the Radio Worrying Hie Big Dallies? Eagle Grove Eagle: The large newspapers of the country are not so sure about the future. They have already seen the radio take away a large percentage of the advertising dollar. With television almost in the picture, the publishers are wondering just what is going to happen next. In fact, the larger newspapers already have their own broadcasting stations. The Register-Tribune owns one at Des Moines, Marshalltown, Waterloo and Ottumwa. The Mason City Globe-Gazette will have its new station operating within the next 60 days. It will be known as KGLO. Perhaps the dally newspaper of the future will be on your receiving set when you come down stairs in the morning, pictures and all. "Time Marches On!" The Onto of Labor Unions Sibley Tribune-Gazette: Ask any farmer what he thinks about a 30-hour week. The average farmer works from 12 to 15 hours a day. Instead of a 30-hour week he ofttimes has a 100-hour week. That is also true of many business men. Is it a fair exchange when labor unions are asking for a 30- hour week in exchange for a farmer's week of 100 hours. COMPULSORY DRIVING INSURANCE NEEDED Elsewhere on this page will be found a Reader Comment letter from a subscriber, regarding the question of safety on public highways, and manner and means of driving motor vehicles. With most of his points, we agree. However, there is no use to attempt the impossible, and trying to limit speed to SO miles per hour is an impossibility With modern cars and modern methods. But there is at least a partial solution, and that is a law which COMPELS every driver of a motor vehicle to carry insurance for himself and insurance protection for the other fellow. If such a law existed, it would automatically bring the desired results. 1— Insurance companies would use care in picking risks, and incompentent drivers, poor risks, and youngsters not yet ready to drive cars would be unable to get insurance, and hence drive. 2 — Poor driving records while In possession of insurance would lead to a refusal for a continuance, and a bad driving record would therefore be avoided. I 8— Every motorist would be protected, Against avery other driver, and not stand to suffer losses nay nothing of Me) because som£ rattletrap ' Suggestions from readers would be welcomed. EDUCATION ON SOCIAL DISEASES The first conference on record to discuss and formulate plans to control and eradicate syphilis and gonrrhea has just been concluded. It was called by Surgeon General Thomas Parran of the United State Public Health Service. In past years social diseases have been spoken of only In the lowest of tones, behind closed doors, and In some cases thought of as almost too undls- creet a topic to even be mentioned. The result has been a conspiracy of silence which has prevented general education along lines likely to successfully combat and reduce the percentage of cases. A group of public-spirited Chicago business men banded together several years ago, donated money for free clinics, and then paid for newspaper ads telling and Inviting the public to make UM of the medical staff offered them for little or nothing. Thousands of cases have been treated, many cured, since then. Silence on the subject of social disease will continue to reap dividends in undermined health; frank, honest and sincere discussion, and public education will be a long step forward to control and eradication of the diseases. "He Governs Best Who Governs Least" Harlan Advocate: In the literature of the world may be found the proverb, or whatever it is, which we have chosen as the title of this editorial. It would seem to set forth a line of action which might well be adopted by the President of the United States as his guide from now on so long an lie remains in office. This writer U firmly of the opinion that, if the American people were turned loose to do their durndest, the only strings tied to them being that each shall treat all others fairly, there would be much a. revival of business effort as would rttuH in jobs for all able to work, and a period of j,ro»ptr- ity which has not been known in this country since the close of the World War. Imagine, for instance, putting agriculture ur^der the control of Lord Henry Corn Wallace of L>tk Moines, Iowa, and permitting him to tay to our fanners, you shall do thus and to, and do nothing else, under penalty of my displeasure. Thi* psptr does not believe the people of this country *houJd be regimented, their every move and iiiougr.it *ug- ge»ted and regulated from the national cai/ita!. That line of procedure la loo much suggestive of what la being done in Russia, Germany and Iiaiy It Is too bad the people of the country were not grounded in the wisdom contained in the proverb which suggests this effort, in time to select a government during the late election, which would have turned them loose to work out their own aalvatlon. We are too competent and too proud a people to subordinate our own best judgments, take order* from Washington, and permit ourselves to be governed, from breakfast to bed, by the communist government now functioning in the national capital. * • • All We Auk i* Money to Play the Corn Game Traer Star-Clipper: The greatest thing that could happen in America today would be the adoption of some sort of system whereby every time we were banded a $1 bill a government tax collector would step up and snatch it out of our hand, giving u» back 75c in return. Impossible, of course —but we would begin to realize what has been go- lax on all the time without our knowing it. We •till would have just as much money for our own vf ^ tts we have now—in fact u whole lot more, because it would not be long until we all got together to elect officials who would put a stop to the present public waste and extravagance. Repeal The Sale* Tax Decorab Public Opinion: We note predictions from some central Iowa newspapers that the coming legislature will vote to continue the sales tax. W* hope this prediction proves to be incorrect. only state bordering Iowa that has a sales i* Illinois. Iowa counties along all the remuin- That sew and prophet, our neighbor across the alley, says the only time a horse gets scared nowadays Is when It sees another horse, * • * Mrs. K. D. James was lamenting the cold weather to Mrs. Jim Pool the other day, until Mrs. Pool reminded Mrs. James of one day last July when she found Mrs. James In her basement, perspiration on her forehead, casting unfavorable remarks on the heat. Dr. Cretemeyer flagged his snow-white hntr back from his forehead, crunched his cigar and declared that the best prevention for flu, was to have a cool head, warm feet, and open intestines. * * • Well, the boys have gone back to college, and we'll wager Phil Kohlhaas won't find a Christmas necktie or two, and that Hugh Post will find himself minus a few pair of BOX, etc., etc. * • • And speaking of students, young Rodney Van Ness, another Iowa Cltyer, says he never gets his name In the paper. Well, Rod, sometimes it's better NOT to get your name in the old sheet, but anyway, we're sorry we missed you. * • • You can believe it or not, but when a local lawyer visited a state Institution to look up a ward left in his care, and find out what, if anything, he wanted, he was informed that the patient wanted only one thing, The Upper Des Moines. • • • And then there is the case of a local woman and her daughter wno boarded the evening Blow* for Chicago, and rode 40 miles In a day coach before they realized that they had made Pullman reservations, and were in the wrong car. (We'll catch it for that one). * « • Chicago headline says: "Find King of Fixers Slain." That's one time he couldn't fix it • * • If all the bad puns in the world were laid from end to end they would only reach from one broadcast to another, says a columnist. • • • Gals too easy to ignite, should all be labeled "Dynamite." * • * Some eastern style congress has decreed that it will take 19 suits for a man to be well dressed this year. That should be good news for the local men's clothing stores. * * • For a gal who intended to rough it in the desert, and get away from everything, we'll say Marlene Dietrich took SOME wardrobe into the Sahara in "Garden of Allah." * * * One of our correspondents reports that a week of prayer had been called off because of the weather. • * • FASHION NOTE—When dunking doughnuts it's correct to wear a napkin 'round your neck. * * • When you read about a murder, »uch a* that of the young boy from Tacoma, it takes quite a bit of reasoning to keep from thinking that a good, old lynching would be none to good for the perpetrator of the crime, and a court trial in all due process of law far too much a waste of time. • * • If* only a question of time, now until Europe plunges into another battle royal; and still we fiddle around with neutrality legislation, congressional palaver, and fail to enact necessary connscatory legiilation which would conscript money and wealth alor.g with men. in time of war—and which would probab'y prevent our being bucked in. • • • F*m<Ki» I-a»t Lin*—Let'» tell it to Reiley! Weekly Health Message Weekly News Letter of the State Legislature Activity Tri< l<injj»»i» Cauited by Fork Worm U.iaMJi u 'a. di^taifc cauitd by eating raw <.iA>kt<} porii which contains the trichina worm Thu diotai* canned several deaths and an ui.det»rr<7,ir,t<J a/noum of illness in Iowa during ~:'i'.-Sj T.-.i tpiriil khaj/ed trichina or pork worm U n/.c-A-n Ui scientific workers ajj Trichina spirulis. The naked tyt can scarcely detect the presence of the paraj-.ite which in unuill and of a color similar to that of the irifusted meat Wben raw or fiartiy cooked fork containing pork worm larvae in eaten by man, the larvae develop into adult worm* in the hurnar. intestinal tract. The female worm produce* embryos which nxigrate through the blood stream to the muscles. Here they curl up, become encysted and develop larvae. Definite symptoms and signs of illness are as- with trichimaau. In the beginning there are abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea, lasting about a week. Migration of embryos in the blood btream causes fever and severe muscle soreness, especially in the diaphragm and the mLucles of aroui and legs. The third stage, during which cyiLa surround the larvae in the muscles, In the critical one. If infection is severe, there may be edema or swelli/ig of eyelids and elsewhere, marked lo»s of weight, weakness and delirium. The prevention of trichiniaais depends primarily upon the thorough cooking of all pork. Mont ca^ea follow the ingestion of wieners, sausage or other pork product*, eaten in raw or partly cooked form. The hazard of this disease U greater in connection with home butchering, uiile&n safeguards are exercised. Kat& should be exterminated because they play an important part in the spread of infection among swine. Prolonged refrigeration, as carried out under fedetal BUput vision, destroys trichina larvae. Thorough cooking and the use of meat which bear* the ttamp of federal are sure safeguards against trichiniasis. Des Moines, Iowa, January 11— They're off! Not to the strains of "My Old Kentucky Home", nor to the hoarse shouting of the multitudes, but under the less conspicuous scrutiny of every Iowa taxpayer who can read, write and hear, the legislators of Iowa's 47th General Assembly convened In Des Moines Monday. For many of the legislators, it was their second "opening day" In less than a month, due to the fact that many are hold-overs from the 46th assembly which convened in special session here last month to pass the Iowa unemployment insurance act Others, newcomers to Iowa legislative proceedings, paid their first visit to the stftehouse as mem her 3 ' of an Jowa assembly, but under the efflc'ent political jockeying of the "old-timers", th-a routine business of the opening day proceeded without a hitch. Social Security Klrst The unemployment insurance measure will receive early attention In the legislature, under the terms of an understanding reached by the legislators at the special session. Not only Is It advantageous to take up the question of social security while it Is still fresh in the minds of those who attended the special session, but it is important that the measure should be put on a permanent basis. The act passed by the special session, with vacancies in both houses, will need the endorsement of thia kswjtibl? to tegaH«* Mr fully. . , Gossip among the corridors of the statehouse and the hotel lobbies during the week end, Indicates that four aspects of the unemployment law are destined for particular scrutiny. (1) How many? Employers of how many workers should be Included in the act? The "model law" passed in December calls for employees to be eight or more In number. However, some feel that the number should be reduced to four; others contend that all employers should be taken Into the fold. There is also talk that a clause be inserted in the law which will make the Iowa statute automatically conform to the federal law if the latter is changed. This would prevent the need of any more "special sessions." (2> The nature of the commission which is to administer the law is also under discussion. Whether to have a working commission of three full-time members, or a "policy board" of five members on a per diem basis, with the real work to be done by a full- time administrator, are questions which were raised during the special session and which will come up again. Appointment to the commission whether it be three or five in number, will be a function of Governor Kraachel. (3) The method of appeal from decisions of the commission wil also be challenged. The "mode law" as passed was obviously designed for heavily industrialized centers, and the routine for making an appeal is rather complicated. For Iowa, a simpler and more direct method of appeal may be advisable. (4i The emergency bill carried a clause providing for a "merit system," under which employers with a "good record"; that is, who had obviously done all they could to keep workers on the payroll during the depression, are to be given a special rating entitling them to a slightly more advantageous tax rate. This clause provoked considerable fire In the special session, and will probably be attacked again. No Lo»» of Time Present indications are that the work on the social security bill will go ahead, full steam, as soon as the houses meet after the inauguration. By appointing the committees on this bill right away, and swinging into action immediately, the assembly has a chance to fill in the usual "lull" which folows the inauguration, and put to profitable advantage time which would otherwise be wasted. What Price Education? Twelve million dollars, state aid for the public schools of Iowa, will be asked of the legislature, in a | bill to be introduced early in the session, it was learned upon excellent authority. The sum will not be sought from specific state revenue sources, such ax retail sales taxes, income taxes, beer taxes, liquor store receipts or cigarette tax, but will be a direct demand on the general fund of the state treasury. Provisions of Iowa's first legislative bill to bring state aid to the general public school system were approved Friday in Des Moineb in u huge mass meeting of groups interested in educational advance- rnirnt. Convened ut the call of Miss Agnes Samuelson, state uupcrin- j tv.'idi-m of public instruction, the i meeting brought together th« Iowa Council for Better Education, the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation, the Association of Iowa School Board, the Iowa Congress of Parents and Teachers, the American Legion, the Iowa Federation of Women's clubs and the Iowa Branch of the American Association of the University Women. Appropriation Purified By taking the appropriation from the general fund of the state, even though actually the money may be derived from liquor and beer traffic, from cigarette tax revenues and the sales and income taxes, sponsors of the bill feel that there should be no objection from the public on moral grounds. This, on he theory that liquor receipts, beer taxes and cigarette taxes, when merged in the general fund of the state, become "purified" by a flilteration process in the state treasury, and there is not tainted. TheMan About Town Says One thing wrong with the early arrival of the dally paper. Break- 'ast must wait until the story, usually one of love Is read . . . Dr. Walralth's current favorite dish Is ched. egg» ^.^^^JBanksr. Oene feme! serretfsiy Tabors over money matters all day but he turns the paper to the funnies first . . . Ex- pressman Kirbach puffed a sizeable half hour, shoveling a space for the truck. Five minutes later the city snow plow filled the clearing heaping high . . . Roses in the form of good words are coming in anent the unshoveled walks notice last week. One of these men followed up early and neatly, the first time in five years . . . Caps are worn sparingly in Chicago. George Spongberg stood looking down the street and saw but one among hundreds of hats. As it approached the wearer was recognized as Roy Roeder from your own home town. * • * Rumor has new evidence coming to light in a recent murder case Attorney Winkel who successfully defended the accused and drew an acquittal will, as county attorney oblige as prosecutor ... Is there heat? Red Halpin and his bright red pompadour are bared to the fury of sub-zero temperatures . . Movie star Jean Arthur's mother was a Bantlou girl from Bancroft. Jack Johnston's Jr.'s mother was a ulster to Jean's mother and thereby Jack and Jean are first cousins and Jack Johnston, Sr., the insurance man, is an uncle . . . Albert Hagg complains with cause. Those girls in the Goeder's store windows should be clothed during the frigid weather . . . Backing Into a warm room from the cold outside doesn't relieve the fog on glasses according to August Harig who tried it. Printer Par»on» of the high school believes in the pupil's read- Ing between lines. His late sign read, "Basketball and Wrestling vs. Gilmore City" ... A hurry-up warning card, "Hold your false teeth in you hand," was placed in a special room of the Algona hotel . . . Toto, the door opening dog, when opportunity presents itself, will place his fore-legs upon his master's shoulders and bury his head in the hollow of the neck. Often in thia lov- tthle affair Toto will steal a caress with the tongue stroking Hi's face . . . When children listen to tales of earlier winter it is a treat Chief of Police Frank Green can tell some tall ones that make the old folks shudder with their reality ... A little white nose protruding from a big bundle of fur and you have Attorney Shumway. And in this garb he bad better stay on State street lest some quick triggered hunter err. • • • Empty the vacuum cleaner immediately after using for Chief Oscar Anderson of the fire department gays a match head or a spark can smoulder for hours in the dust and dirt before breaking into a fire . . . Bert Grinnell read a news Item advertising Okoboji salmon on the Chicago market. Well a carp from cold water is as good eating as Alaska salmon that never saw Alaska ... A title foot cleaning mat rests on the sidewalk In front of the post office. If anyone uses it in the bustling crowds it must be of unconscious habit . . Ralph Miedke went to the butchers to get Swiss steak tor the hotel. Not knowing the exact amount wanted he told the butcher to keep cutting until stopped. At the moment Ralph turned to talk with a friend, the butcher kept cutting and Ralph talking. When normalcy '•y returned a stack of steaks two feet high and about fifteen pounda more than anticipated met the glare of the buyer 1 * wondering eyes. Algona, Iowa, Dear Editor: Figures are never supposed to He, but liars are mostly adept at figures. The Department of Labor in Washington Issued a statement that a family of four or six must have an income of $2,634.70, a year in order to live as a respectable American citizen. Maybe so. Now compare the above figures with a five year Income of myself. Judging by the two sets of figures somebody's calculations mtist be "haywire." Total income for 1932 $327.00. Total Income for 1933 $299.07. Total income for 1834 $498.50. Total income for 1935 $689.10. Total Income for 1936 $922.66. Very truly yours, John Nordstrom, Algona. Swea City, Iowa December 30, 1936 The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa Gentlemen: In acknowledging your letter of December 18, 1936, I would like to :hank you very kindly for the enclosed check, and also the complimentary write-up w"h!ch I and the other winner received in last week's edition. Again, I want to thank you for your encouraging letter, and am very proud of the fact that I was a winner in the recent Santa Caus contest Tours very truly, Miss Irene Blomster Swea City, Iowa. About Safe Driving Last week's Advance contains an article about safe driving that needs answering. You must base your conclusions on the average driver. Obviously, 49 per cent of the people driving cars along the road are below average. Allowing 2 per cent as average, you have 49 per cent above average. What is happening every day ought to convince the most skeptical the average driver Is entirely Incompetent to drive a car at 60 miles per hour to say nothing about higher speeds. A safe driver at high speed must have just the qualities an aviator must have to pass the tests. One important qualification is a long mileage experience. A high speed driver must have the fine sense of feeling and reaction to conditions and experience long enough to make every phase of his driving entirely automatic. Not over 20 per cent of the drivers operating cars on the highway have these qualifications. Everybody knows the roads are lined with Incompetent drivers, but firmly believe the other fellows are the guilty parties. Just figure you are an average driver until you are able to convince other people as well as yourself you are better than the average driver. There are some restrictions that could be successfully enforced that would make driving much safer. Any real high class driver will readily admit every faculty he has must be alert when driving at a ntg-b vp*M, Th«<M young co-ed* and others who think they can tune a radio with one hand and drive a car at 75 miles per hour with the ether would be safer If use of radios in cars was confined by law to officials needing them. If all cars were required to Install lights which are at all times safe for the car which meets them without attention from the driver. Safety glass would decreaae the damage from collisions very materially and should be required on all cars. Finally no test of a driver's fitness Is as good as an actual record. Any old, experienced driver who has a long mileage record without denting a fender Is a safe driver. Such a driver Is safe whether he is deaf, minus an eye, leg, or arm. Confine all inexperienced drivers to a speed at least as low as M miles per hour until they have made a record. Ag ain statistics show these young, inexperienced drivers, while better cperators mechanically, are l.ng on speed and short on judgment They cause a high mileage per cent of the accidents. Give every driver who collides with a car on the wrong side of the road at least a stiff fine. He is wrong three times out of four, and Is not right the fourth. The ditch is usually much safer if you must make a choice. Let the law provide severe penalties for the driver who crowds another off the road. In any event this safe driving matter will be settled some way The unsafe drivers will be crippled, dead or reformed, together with an army of average drivers who try to drive safely. The only high speec drivers left will be well up In the higher qualification brackets. —B. L. G. For Your Own Good Health Cleanse the throat with Llster- int mixed with half quart warm water. This washes the mucus and dirt germs from the afflictec places in the throat, stops severe coughing and gives great relief Use a hot water bag or electric pad when retiring at night, for I is the damp, frost air we breathe with dust and dirt germs tha cause the trouble. In cleansing the throat you will be very much sur prised to gee what will come away after a throat gargle and cleans ing. Please try this and see for yourself. —Mrs. W. W. Baldwin, Algona Editor's Note: Mrs. Baldwin was an old-time traveling nurse for 21 years, and ner sincere deslr? In aid and help in preventing illness is appreciated. "HOME BOY MAKES GOOD" IN SOUTHLAND Harold Turner Heads Big Ladies' Ready-to-Wear Store in Son Antonio Harold M. Turner, an Algona boy who has made his mark in the ladles' outfitting business, has for the past seven years managed the big Peyton store at San Antonio, Texas. Harold, who is an Algona High school graduate, started his career as a clerk In the R. M. Quinby store In Algona. Later he managed stores at Sioux City, Omaha and Salt Lake City before go- Ing to San Antonio. His mother, Mrs. Kate Turner, for many years an Algona lady, now lives with her daughter In Des Moines. In noting the change of the Peyton store to a new location the San Antonio Express has this to say: "After 25 years on Alamo Plaza, D. P. Peyton Company, upstairs at 329 Alamo Plaza, has signed a long-term lease for store space at 226 East Houston street In the city's busiest block, a few doors rom the Majestic Theatre. "Peyton's is managed by Harold M. Turner, who has been in charge or the past seven years. His records. Turner says, show that 1936 has been the best year in the hls- ory of the store here. For this reason, he declares, the store Is being moved to its new location to Penny Doesn't Tempt At San Antonio LuVerne News: On a desk In the city hall at San Antonio, Tex as, reposes a dusty penny which was placed there 16 year* ago by a woman employe, who wanted to see bow long It would stay there That is a long time and complain U made on the honesty of the people who have business in that of fice. Yes, a penny is generally pretty safe, but we have our doubts as to whether a dime would have been able to make the same rec ord. How love brings out the crax- ine»» in people explained by Profenitor Laird, the eminent p»ychologUt, in Hie American Weekly, the magacine distributed with Next Sunday's Chicago Herald and Examiner. provide a more central point tot shoppers to visit plus an all dbwa- * t "TOere t will be no change In fl*r- sonne! nor policy, Turner «ay». Hft is proud of ft* fact that ftli personnel all ha« been til th«_ttor* from two to 12 yea". .£*/**£• has always been outstanding for it* high quality merchandise, priced economically, featuring coiaplete stocks of women's and misses* dresses, coats and suite, sizes 11 to IT, 12 to 20 and 86 to 44. "Air conditioning will featuw th» new store, which also will bft equipped with brand new fixtures of the latest design, providing aft opportunity to shop In comfort and amid luxurious surroundings, "Remodelling of the new store will start Jan 1, and la expected to be completed before Feb. 1," Algona Needs More Homes Let 1937 bring you a home of your own Lowest Interest Rates Best Possible Terms No Loan Costs Ample Funds to Loan Algona Federal Savings & Loan Association C. R. LaBarre, Sec'y 206 Bast State St HOME - OWNED TL.» AT< gg Sun., Mon., Tues,, Jan. 17-18-19 ft-ASWINOIITSINGIN' LOVE TEAM !.. Pinky and Toby».with Minni* rim milk maid...in a rollicking roaring rhythmic romanc*! HIAK THI UWIT mm ION* HIT* THAT Wilt IW1N* THI NATIONI I4f«*f My Ck.lr" •Me»» ••*» WkmlStafr REPORT OF CONDITION OF SECURITY STATE BANK of Algona, In the State of Iowa, organized under the laws of the State of Iowa, a member of the Federal Reserve System, at the close of business on December Slat, 1936. Published in accordance with calls made by the Superintendent of Banking of Iowa and the Federal Reserve Bank of this district on a date fixed by the Superintendent of Banking of Iowa and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Reserve Act of Section 9231, Code of Iowa. ASSETS 1. Loans and discounts $112,659.83 3. United States Government obligations, direct and-or fully guaranteed 9,400.00 3. Other bonds, stocks and securities 11,800.00 6. Banking bouse $16,500.00 Furniture and fixtures 3,500.00 20,000.00 8. Reserve with Federal Reserve bunk 30,531.38 9. Cash, balances with other banks, and cash items In process of collection 141,913.25 13. Other assets 1,056.10 TOTAL $337,800.56 LIABILITIES 14. Demand deposits of Individuals, partnerships and corporations $224,098.91 15. Time deposits of individuals, partnership*, and corporations 2,673.79 16. State, county and municipal deposits 17,092.87 U. Deposits of other banks, certified and officers' checks outstanding*, etc 23,195.49 Total of Items 14 to 18 Inclusive: Secured by the pledge of loans and-or investments Not secured by the pledge of loans and-or investments 267,860.50 tl. Capital account: Common stock 600 shares, par $100 per share $ 50000.00 Surplus 10.000.00 TOTAL CAPITAL ACCOUNT „ *^ W «O.OOftOO TOTAL t»»7.H>Jt I, B. A. SCHEMEL, Cashier, of the above-named bank, do solemnly swear that the above statement U true to the beat of my knowledge and Correct—Attest B. A. SCHBJMHSL, Cashier. Directors A. HUTCHISON B. J. HOUGH J. W. HAGGARD GAYLORD D. SHUMWAY C. B. MURTAGH R W. CALDWELL M. G. BOURNS! FRANK KOHLHAAS State of Iowa. County of Koaiuth u: Sworn to and subscribed before me tbi* 9th day O f January 1837 <«BAJ-) FLORA I. WSS, Notary

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