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HISTORICAL DEFT, OFFICIAL AND cotJtrthp PAPER VOL. 35—No. —Twelve Pages. WONA. IOWA. THURSDAY, JANUARY 28. 193 Established 1865 STONER ADMITS GUT • GETS LIFE Dictograph Iii Kossuth County Jail Gets Jergensen Murder Case Evidence Signs Confession, Sentenced In Surprise, Wednesday Hundreds Of Cage Fans Come Here For Tourney Cty. Championship Play All This Week; Final Monday ** 0(F TEAMS FOUND BELOW With the county basketball tournament scheduled to open tonight (Thursday), and continue through Friday and Saturday, with the finals, Monday night, several hundreds of players and fans will arrive In Algona today. Games will be played at the Algona high school gym; and will be played each evening, and Friday and Saturday afternoons. Monday evening, the Whittemore and Ledyard girls will meet for the county girls' title, and the winners of class "A" and class "B" will meet for the county boys' title. Sports fans will find details of other sporfa event* In Kos- . ^•uth county In the sport* section of this Issue. All of the teams,have listed their players except Bancroft, Tltonka and Wesley. The squads follow: LuVerne: Bob Blgings, Wm. Chapman, Earl Hanselman, DeRay Lichty, Evan Llchty. Berndine Nygaard, Lloyd Stoddard, Merle Eggleston, Howard McClellan, Merle Thompson, Russ Stoddard, Merlin Baker, Donald Bowman and Ray Legler. ., ' Ji Irvington Girl's Jinx Is Back When Oeorga Anne Geigel «f Inrington was ready to graduate from high •choal, *M«am« dcnra with the mumps, and -was unable to get her diptonm with he* rlnns . i Last yes* abmtt the end *t her flrrt year mt Buens VtaU 4rt- lege, Georga Anne •was stricken with the measles. On Satardfty, Georga Annj was quarantined for scarlet fe\- er, and win lie iinnble to resume her school •work at Bnena Vista for several weeks. Her condition was reported an fairly xood, Tuesday. Joe Misbach, 67. Dies Here On Wednesday A stroke suffered early Saturday, proved fatal Wednesday night to Jos. Misbach, 67, pioneer Algona men's clothing merchant. _: He passed away without recovering from a coma, and during which time his side.was partially paralyzed. Mr. Mlsbach is survived by his two sons, Leighton and Laurence, and a daughter, •Katharine. Mrs. Mlsbach died Stroke Fatal to Pioneer Algona Merchant TO PICK COUNTY FARM COMMITTEE ON SOIL TODAY All Townships Have Now Elected Local Officers ALL COMMTTTEfiMEN MEET HERE FRIDAY Dotan, non DoUon, Jam** Johnson, Merlin Dotson, Roy Homan, Wolf Virgil, Don Bollig, Barylt Hansen, LeFUiy Klein, Merton McKean, Dean St John, and Wayne Wllberg. Fenton: Wayne Alderson, Robt Huskamp, Ed Lindsey, Ervln Luedtke, LJoyd Kern, Eugene Newel, Rolin Geronsin, Ray Gramenz, Mervln Prlebe, Duane Widdel, Geo. Pertl, John Schmidt, Fred Greln- ert, Terence Padgett, Krneat Skare, Warren Snyder and Ronald Smith. Swea City: Forest Hanlfan, Harold Schuler, Howard Hewitt, Earl B«rg, Harry Johnson, Melvin Krumm, Walter Peterson, Hobart Berggren, Tom Olson, Mertln Hoi- comb, Don Bilittorough, Bills Pehrson, Eugene Thomson, Robt Seylar, Gene Fagerlund, Keith Griffith, Junior Helmke, Gordon Hanson and Kenneth Kluger. Hurt: C. Riddle. H. Long, J. Iliff, O. Volentlne, J. Miller, H. Presthus, K. Smith, C. Bristow, F. Stott, a Graham. Loaa Bock: M. Ackerson, R. CHadstone, J. Blanchnrd, C. Slmp- pon, B. Angus, K. Bates, G. Han- -tUi, V. Kollister, B, Genrich, M. jfATMMi, J. Marlow, W. Marlow, W. .Auinn, R. Laabs, W. Hobson and «. Harris. Lakota: Bill Powers, Herman RJppentrcrpl Merle Heetland, V. Baum, Paul Ukena, Richard Pat- tenon, Pete Walters, James Ley, GUn Klocke, Fred Tamen, Ken Patterson, Arvld Christ and Ed Underdahl. Whlttemore: Earl Aman, Maynard Roeber, Harold Voigt, Delbert Dogotch, Norbert Zumach, Harold Behnke, Ellsworth Heldenwlth, Kelvin Heinrich, George Frost and Robt Fleming. Ledyard: Elwood Greene, Bernard Anderson, Arlowe Blome, Bill Bauman, Maynard Warner, Duane Thompson, Laurence Flynn, Joe McDonald and Bill McDonald. Grant: Lera Read, Reuben Pederson, Alvln Richardson, Wallace Spelcber, Verne Anderson, Arnold Boever, Marion Koons, James Mayne, Clarence Hunt, Maurice Kollasch, Henry Reed and Sidney Payne. Mrs. Elmer Pugh of Williams' bnrg, Iowa, are brothers and sisters. Serviced Friday Funeral services will be held Friday at 2:30 o'clock In the afternoon at the Congregational church, with Rev. George Vance preaching the funeral sermon. Interment will be in Rlvervleur cemetery. Mr. Mlabach was born in Princeton, 111., and In the prime of life came to Algona where he entered the service of the Taylor Dry Goods store in 1890. In 1808 he became associated with George Kraft in the Kraft- Mlsbach clothing firm and later became the sots owner. He had remained in active business until the time of his stroke. Community Activity As a charter member of the local Rotary club and the Country Club, and as a member of the Masonic Lodge, Mr. Misbach took an active part in community life and community development. He acquired the property now occupied by the Mlsbach store and daring years of activity earned the high regard of many friends land acquaintances. His life was consistent with tha ideals of hard work and progress^ and his departure marks another milestone in the passing of early Algona civic and business leaders. \ Joseph Mlsbach, 67, Algona merchant for the past 40 years, who passed away Wednesday evening at J^o'plook,,following a obituary on this page. (Upper Des Molnes newsplcture). With all townships In the county organised for the 1937 soil conservation tifbgram, by election of town- stoip Officers, the next move will be to* election of a county committee, at the Bryant school, this (Thursday) morning. Friday, January 29, a county meeting of all township committees with the newly elected county central committee will be held, also In the Bryant school, here, starting at 10 a. m. Other Elections Held Other township elections for the soil program, held since last week's paper, and not reported last week, are as follows: Burt: K. G. Ewoldt, Lone Rock; A. H. Hanna, Mine Rock; Earl Miller, Burt; Lawrence a Dltt- mer, Bancroft Cresco: Michael W. Loss, Algo- nat; Harold Rj Claytonv Algona; Fred Park, Algona; Allen I. Smith, Algona. • Grant: R. I. Anderson, Ledyard; Harold Fischer, Swea City; W. L. Reynolds, Swea City; Reuben C. Luther, Ledyard. Stoner and McVey, in Jail, Discuss Parts in Crime As Officers Tune in on Loud Speaker Plugged In At Home of Sheriff A dictograph in the Kossuth county jail brought a life sentence in the Fort Madison penitentiary for Harry Stoner, Algona, on a charge of being an accessory to murder in the first degree, as a result of the death of Mrs. Anna Jergensen, April 27, 1935, two days after she was slugged and robbed in her home here. Stoner. arrested in Waterloo several weeks ago on an old murder charge, filed after Warren Dale waft acquitted by a Kossuth grand jury, finally broke down and signed a confession of complicity In the murder, although he denied actually entering Mrs. Jergensen's house or striking her. The refusal of County Attorney L. A. Wlnkel, newly elected officer, to drop the case, and determination to get at the bottom of the affair, brought about the most startling and surprising afternoon In years in the Algona court room Wednesday. SUSPECTS PLACED IN THREE DIFFERENT .JAILS Basing his belief in the guilt or at least complicity of Stoner, and possibly Glen McVey, In the murder, on his experience as defense attorney for Warren Dele, tried In June, 1935, on a charge of murdering Mrs. Jergensen, Winkel went to work Immediately after bringing Stoner back to Algona. Stoner was lodged In the Algona Jail; McVey was arrested and placed in jail at Emmetsburg; Mrs. McVey was taken to the Fort Dodge jail. Then several days ago, after attempts to dislodge the story of the trio had failed, McVey was brought to the Kossuth jail from Emmetsburg, and he and Stoner were placed alone In the same cell, segregated from other prisoners. SHUMWAY, SPECIAL PROSECUTOR, , OBTAINS DICTOGRAPH In the meantime, GaylonJ_P. Shumway, former county attorney, appointed by the court as a special prosecutor, arranged for placing a dictograph in the jail. Wires were strung from Uie Jafl into tfie home _• *-«___.. T ...._ ^l*tv*ttft * KOSSUTH TOWNS AID IN ROOD DISASTER WORK Bill Barry to Donate All Receipts From Pool, Friday SWEA CITY RAISES $150, AND CLOTHES of Casey Loss, sheriff Wlnkel, Low, Shumway, Cogley and C,lty Officers Qreer ityne and Valentine to ' ~ ~~~ Van Al- All proceeds received from pool at the Barry Billiard parlor, Friday, will be turned over to th» • American -Red Cross, to help the- sufferers In the flood areas. "Whether or not you've ever played pool before, now Is the tlme> to do It," said Bill Barry, Wednesday, In making his offer. "Every penny taken In at poos goes into the fiftid," Bill said. "And In addition, we'll have a box put up for donations." At the same time, dozens of donations of clothing were being received at the State theatre after a broadcast was made over WHO, Tuesddy night, In which Gall Pettit stated that ho would use hla theatre In Algona as a local clearing house for clothing. A number of other local places had boxes placed In prominent places for funds to be turned over to the American Red Cross. SWEA CITY GIRLS CANVAS IN BUB-ZERO Swea City: Despite iub-iero tem- I peratures, 18 glrta ftrotti ttw conversation and" word* that cJeaMy Implicated Stoneri Xrmed with I floo"d~reiief,~Tu<«day hiorhlhg. Lannrman this information, local officers were able to cross up Stoner in his stor- OJr | a making the drive were -* - - ' 2 Cows Problem To Riverdale Twp. A couple of cows have resulted in a unique action in district court, here. A temporary restraining order was issued by Judge F. C. Davidson, on behalf of the North Iowa Finance Co., restraining John Frideres, Charles Plathe, Henry Borman and the Riverdale township trustees from disposing of two cows, a roan cow and a red cow. What it's all about from there on in, your guess is as good as ours. NO FOOLIN' AROUND! . Whlttenjore: The Whlttemore hunters are now ready to embark on an expedition to the African Jungle*. Of all the unite of the county conservation league, the Whittemore unit is the one that brings in the result*—and not only foxes, but last Sunday they went out and snared themselves a wolf. About 70 turned out, assisted by Game Warden Pierce of Algona, L. M. Merritt and others. After the hunt had been under way about SO minutes, a wolf was sighted, and belnr- unlike a fox, and deciding to itand Its ground, rather than run, the wolf made quite a target for the hunters. A fox was sighted later and killed. Weather permitting, another hunt will be staged Sunday,. Jan. 31. The total bag for the Whlttemore boys Is now flve foxe* and one wolf, with a few miscellaneous rabbits, etc., thrown In for good measure. lion, BSo'TeVJr; Adrian" "&£££, \ le"s."confront"hTm wfth IrtAmn't^tmrcito^^rt^am.™* Buffalo Center; H. O. Larson, Buffalo Center; Thomas Berg, Elmore, Minn. Irvington: Henry Eischeid, Algona; L. C. Hutchins, Algona; Jas. F. Black, Algona; M. N. Bormann, Algona. Ledyard: D. O. Frlets, Lakota; Burt Creamery Meets Saturday Burt: E. O. Dunn and R. C Willey, Mason City, and A. W. Rud- nlck, Iowa State College, will be present and speak at the annual meeting of the Burt Co-Operative Creamery Co., Saturday afternoon. The high school orchestra will play also. Preceding the meeting a free dinner will be served to everyone. Safety Council To Be at 3 Sessions R. H. Miller, president of the Kossuth Safety Council, has received invitations from three towns in the county to appear there at meetings in the near future to help organize and explain purposes of the new setup. January 29, Friday, a meeting in being planned at'Fenton. Two films will be shown at that time. Feb. 8, at Swea City A. B. Tweeten has invited county officers to be present at a merchants' meeting. Feb. 11, L. H. Pertl, secretary of the Whittemore Community Club, has extended a similar invitation. The safety council now has 44 "A«ry pumpkin it fawn by HUIUABY H_Act posMd appointing the electoral commit •tan. 1877. on electric motor. RHUUIY -4toe_.._— cry mode public. t_FlnU p ited otent lasues to United StotM lor arctic gottao. 1858. l_Uo««d State* break* pj| diplomatic (elation* with Germany. 1917. •»« Meet For Rural Electrification There will be a Rural Electrification meeting at the Center School in Union township, Friday evening at eight o'clock, in charge. John Kain will be BANCROFT CCC BOYS MAY GET FLOOD AID CALL Officers and men of the Bancroft CCC camp were being held in readiness this week for immediate transfer to the flood areas of the Ohio river and Mississippi river valley districts, where disaster is taking a mounting toll of life and property damage. The Bancroft camp, of which Earl A. Iliff is superintendent, is a drainage camp, and it seems that the drainage down in the Ohio valley is likely to result in a hurry- up call for the drainage boys from Kossuth county to get down there and do their bit The CCC drainage camps now on duty in the flood area are protecting life and property, offering levee protection and making emergency repairs. members, and a been set. goal of 300 has Burt Dedication The new Burt school addition and gymnasium was officially dedicated Monday evening. The Algona school band assisted in the ceremonies. Organize Team An Algona Independent basketball team has been organized and is now booking games. Members are Irv Nelson, Spencer; Bud Bennett, Estherville; Clarence Hovey, Algona; Ed Farnum, Upper Iowa; Hop Findlay. U. of So. CaL; and Roger Heathman, Emmetsburg J. C., Stew McFadden is doing the booking for the organization. Findlay will coach the Uam. O. S. Nelson, Lakotaij August Klinkslek, Lakota; C. O. Peterson, Lakota. Lincoln: W. H. Patterson, Lakota; Albert Doden. Buffalo Center; Lamert Hippen, Sr., Buffalo Center; B. F. Edwards, Buffalo Center. Lotto Creek: Otto Wichtendahl, Lone Rock; Henry Muller, Whlt- . eventually wring from him the confession which led him Into court, a pica of guilty, and a life sentence In prison. HEARING KEPT SECRET; COMES AS GENERAL SURPRISE The entire hearing, Wednesday afternoon, cnme as a surprise to everyone except officers closely connected with the affair. No jury was Impaneled but witnesses were called to review the case before Judge F. C. Davidson, presiding on the bench. Lottie McVey told of events on the evening of April 25, 1935, when Stoner her husband and Dale were all at her home. Glen McVey testified as to the auto trips made on the fatal evening, and related driving both Stoner and Dale to the Kossuth hospital corner, leaving them out, and then departing. Don Cook, grocery manager near the Green and Casey Loss all testified. Jergensen home, Frank Arthur Rusch, Whittemore LuVorne: Henry F. Weber, Corwith; Albert A. Schlpull, LuVerne; Albert E. Merriam, LuVerne; Wll- son Legler, Corwith. Plum Creek: Clark Scuffham, Algona; Clifton Benschoter, Algona; John Kain, Algona; Emmet Paetz, Algona. Portland: Hans J. Presthus, Bancroft; Henry A. Nelson. Titonka; W. W. Bingaman entered new evidence, when he told of an Incident un.i»».«. n ... i in May, 1935, when Stoner admitted to him in a drunken moment, that 'ZrP "I rapped the old lady." Dr. Keneflck added Information which fixed K more. qu |™ definitely the time of the blow which eventually killed Mrs. Jerg- Leo Brayton, Smith. Burt. Burt; Henry A. Ramsey: Eppo Johnson, Lakota; John W. SchilU, Bancroft; Earl H. Cushman, Bancroft; Mike Hoffman, Bancroft. Sherman: Lorenz N. Bormann, LuVerne; Kasper L. Kohlhaas, Llv- ermore; Alvln L. Weber, LuVerne; Paul Blunter, Livermore. Early Resident Dies In So. Dak. Irvington: Mrs. Eugene Clarke, formerly Emma Hewett of Big Stone City. Sbuth Dakota, was buried at Livermore last Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Clarke was born and raised on a farm north of Livermore and was one of the popular young ladies of that vicinity in an early day. Her immediate living family consists of three daughters, four sons, namely: Mrs. Thora Lauster of Big Stone City, with whom she made her home; Mrs. Lily Raney of Livermore, and Mrs. Annie Arnold of Humboldt. Marriage Licenses Paul P. Erpelding and Rosalia Frideres, St. Joe, Jan. 25. Newell Stephenson, LaCrosse, Wis., and Rosemary Nurre, Jan. 25. Raymond W. Schutjer, Wesley, and Anna Welhousen, Tltonka, Jan. 22. Cold Storage Lockers Ready Here Soon C, H. Taylor, secretary and treasurer of the Algona Ice Cream and Candy Factory, located at Diagonal and Elm Streets, announce* the formal opening of his cold (tor- age locker plant on February 9. The cold storage locker plant U In the same building with a 400 ton ice storage, all of which have been in the process of construction since lost September. Mr. Taylor aays a cold storage locker system is an arrangement whereby several hundred steel lockers are kept in a large room held at 15 degree above wro. They «r« arranged l» « manner similar to safety deposit boxes in a bank vault, and anyone using a locker U given a prtvatt key. a&4 h* fep at all times to his locker. Tiie lockers are used (or the storage of meats, fowls, fish and many fruits and vegetable*. Mr. Taylor explained the building is heavily Insulated with cork thoughout, and two new automatic refrigerating systems have been in- ataUed.. Various' 1 ' temyeratured rooms are provided for the proper processing of meat. There U » 3i-degre« room where the meat U properly chilled and aged. It is then cut up Into steaks, roa»t», chops, etc., wrapped in parchment paper and each package marked as to contest*. Xt then go** to tbe freesing roosa where it i« aulckly frozen at a temperature of below MJW, aJod from there it U placed in the customer's private locker, to which he has ac- cees at all times. The quick freezing process is an important step in preserving the fine fresh flavor of meats, fruits, vegetables, etc. Mr. Taylor explained this locker plant will make it possible for the farmer to butcher bis own meat at any time of the year, however, a custom butcher service will be provided. He will prepare the meat for the locker patron* at a very nominal charge and will alao go into the country and do butchering for those farmers who do not wish to butcher for themselves. Meat will be purchased on a wholesale basi* for those desiring the service, at » nominal brokerage charge. About a year and a half ago Mr. Taylor explained that he installed 60 lockers as an experiment in a sharp freezer and the demand for these few caused him to greatly enlarge his service in this department. Two hundred and fifty lockers are now available and there is sufficient space for the long time storing of a couple of hogs or 75 to 100 chickens or many fruits and vegetables in each locker at a coat of approximately 3 cents per day. Frank Griffin, architect of Fort Dodge, Iowa, designed the building and C. W. Stipp, refrigerating engineer from Des Moiues, designed the refrigerating facilities. H. R. Cowan & Son of Algona were the builder*. JUDGE DAVIDSON GIVES REVIEW OF ALL PHASES OF MURDER Judge Davidson, In sentencing Stoner just before 5 p. m., delivered a graphic, verbal review of murder In all of its aspects. He pointed out that there are three forms of murder, first, second and manslaughter, and that this case was a clear case of murder in the first degree. He emphasized that the evidence had shown clearly that Stoner was In close connection with the crime, although nothing could bring him to an admission of anything, but getting near the Jergensen home, despite other statements he made to other witnesses, but not county officers. He pointed out that Stoner had not denied Bingaman a testimony, nor did he deny that he admitted being in the Jergensen house, when questioned by officers at Waterloo. Judge Davidson then asked Stoner to stand up, and as the defendant looked down at his shoes, with his hands folded behind his back, sentenced him to life imprisonment at hard labor in the Fort Madison ^"warrerf Dale, defendant in the first Jergensen murder trial, is now servin* a 25 year sentence on a habitual criminal charge, even though found not guilty in a jury trial at which L. A, Winkel defended him, on a charge of murdering Mrs. Jergensen. Dale is at present about 50 serving his present sentence amounts to practically life imprisonment for him. STONER INDICATES STRONG FEAR OF "GETTING THE ROPE" Judge Davidson added, further, that there was not enough evidence to involve the ultimate sentence, that of hanging. Stoner had previously evidenced his fear of the rope. "It's a pretty heavy sentence for my part in the thing , said Stoner to Winkel, after the sentence, and before he was taken back to the county jail by Sheriff Loss. Glen McVey was also returned to the custody of local officers, and iVRS his \f\fc The entire case had an unusual legal aspect. The defendant had already signed a confession implicating him in the murder, but still because of legal procedure required and the necessity of determining the - ree of guilt, it was necessary to take testimony and handle the sltua- in accordance with the due process of law. Whether or not there will be anv further prosecution In connection with the Jergensen murder case, which would mean that of McVey, Winkel declined to comment. M'VEY. WIFE. FACING CHARGES OF BIGAMY, WINKEL SAYS Both Glen McVey and Lottie McVey are subject to charges of bigamy County Attorney Winkel Uated. An information charging Mrs McVev with bigamy was still on record Wednesday afternoon, and it waV on that count that she was being held. McVey. on the other ha^d "till has a charge of murder against him. and Winkel says might Dossibly be prosecuted on either that or a charge of bigamy. WHh the sentencing of Dale to 25 years and Stoner to life, the murder of Mrs. Anna Jergensen, a year and a half ago, is nearmg or has reached its final conclusion. "Crime doesn't pay." _„ Hanson, Mildred Llnde, Grace- Roba, Irene Lundqulst, Lola Berg, Ada Uhr, Maurlne Llnde, Dorothy- Anderson, Mavis Larson, Florence Picht, Gloria Linde, Eloiso Preston. Caroline Hundsncss, Luella Senen- fcldcr and Francis Thomson. Contributions to date reached $150. Ida Larson is directing the work. A general ring over 20 rural lines brought In generous donations of clothing, and a truck load will be ready for a CCC truck. AUCTION DONATED GOODS— DOUGHNUTS FOR RELIEF C. O. Riddle and Mrs. Oscar Anderson have both volunteered their services, time and money, to aid the flood sufferers of the Ohio river valley. Mr. Riddle announces that anyone with goods they desire to donate shall bring them to his sales pavilion before Saturday noon. Ho will auction off anything brought in for resale, between the hours of 12:30 and 1:30 p. m., Saturday, and money received will be donated to the Red Cross relief fund. Mrs. Anderson states that her cafe will serve doughnuts and coffee Saturday, from 2 to fi p. m., and proceeds from same will go to the flood relief sufferers. Doueh- nuts will be furnished by local bakeries and coffee by Don White. The dessert club will help her to serve. At the Riddles sale* pavilion, It was also announced that it would be open every day to receive donations of clothing, etc. Time Changes On Milwaukee Trains A change in time of the Milwaukee passenger trains through Al- Kona was announced Wednesday by C. A. Joynt, agent. Westbound No 11 will leave Algona at 6:08 a. m. instead of 6:20 a. m. Eastbound No. 22 will leave Algona at 8:21 p. m. insteud of 8:29 p. m. The new times are effective Sunday, January 21. Slivers In Knee Lone Rock: Frank Richards, 12- ytur-old soil ot Mr. ajid Mrs. M. O. Richards, ft-11 while playing at school last week, injuring his knee. Right slivers have been removed from the wound. Titonka Tank Frozen Al Titonka. the city water tank froze because of extreme cold, Monday. Just how serious the damage will be not known. A hole in the ice in the tank was drilled to release air pressure. CHRISTENSENS, AND GREENHOUSE FLOWER SALE Carnations donated by the Algona Greenhouse, will be sold through the courtesy of Chrlsten- sen's store, Saturday, by members of the American Legion Auxiliary. Auxiliary members will be paid for their time by Christensen's, and will in turn turn their ''wages" back into the Red Cross flood relief fund. Donors may give whatever they want for the flowers. All proceeds will go to the funds. Week's Weather Date Jan. 20, 4 in. snow Jan. 21 Jan. 22 Jan. 23 Jan. 24 Jan. 25 Jan. 26 High Low .30 .. 6 . 3 17 25 12 19 6 -15 -18 10 -5 -11 $160 At Whittemore At Whittemore a total of *16O had been raised, Wednesday for flood sufferers in the Ohio river valley. Mrs. H. E. Woodward is chairman of the Red Cross there, and A. D. Brogan and J. M. Fleming are assisting in collecting contributions. BENEFIT MOVIE A special 11 p. m. movie program will be offered at both the Call and Iowa Theatres, next Wednesday. All proceeds go to the Red Cross for flood sufferers. Ferguson Swim Star Jolin Ferguson of Algona is one of four letter men expected to form the backbone of the 1937 Iowa State College swimming team at Ame*. John is a dash man and diver.

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