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fllSTORICAL DEW, OFFICIAL CM* AM> COUNTY PAPER &taona dipper Established 1865 ALGONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1037 SIGN PETITIONS ASKING STUDENT CLUBIN ALGONA Want 0. of d. To Supply Ping-Pong, Radio and Chaperone 24 STUDENTS ON DOTTED LINE, SAT. "We, the undersigned, would like to have you rent or provide a building or portion of one where recreation would be provided for the young people of this community. "In this place recreation would be provided along the lines of ping- pong tables, monopoly, cards and other games the young people would . enjoy. We would alao like sufficient space for dancing with a radio providing the music. -"A chaperone would be necessary .at aTTtfanes, which would be after school and In the evening. We would appreciate your providing . for the same." Hie above petition was being circulated In the Algona schools this week, as students sought to bring definite action in their move to ob- 'taln assistance of the Chamber of Commerce In establishing a dry night club where they might enjoy themselves. Burdlne Towne is leading the student movement, which is a serious one, but what the outcome will be will depend on what happens at the next Chamber of Commerce session, which should prove most interesting. Signatures of 24 students were obtained -last week end. Expecting 1,000 at Annual Creamery "Meeting to be Held Here Saturday To Elect 2 Director*, Give Report* Preparations are» bejng made for an attendance of about 1,000 persona at the annual banquet and business session of the Algona Cooperative Creamery, in the high school, this coming Saturday. Serving of the dinner will begin about 11:30 a. m., and con- 1 tinue until all are served. The Catholic ladies will serve this year. At 1 p. m. the business meeting of the creamery will get under way In the Auditorium of the high school. Terms of two directors expire, and elections will be held. H. A. Bnrtlett of Manly, president of the Iowa State Brand creameries, and A. W. Rudnick of Ames will speak briefly, and the annual reports of the last year's business will be presented. 4 Saloons in Algona if Proposed Change in Liquor Law is Passed 700 GUESTS AT BURT CREAMERY MEMTURDAY Ottosen Creamery, Wesley Elevator Hold Annual Meetings Kossuth County Gives Over $5,000, Carload of Clothes to Flood Area NAME DIRECTORS AT ALL SESSIONS 2 LOCAL FIRMS PLEDGE DRIVERS TO SAFETY AIMS 112 Members Now Belong To Kossuth Safety Council Rest of County Towns Entitled to Two Under Act COULD EXERCISE LOCAL OPTION If the proposed "liquor by the drink" bill passes the Iowa state legislature, the City of Algona with a population of between 3,600 and 5,000 would be In a classification allowing four buffets in the community. Buffet Is the polite term the legislature Is using for the place formerly known as a saloon. The bill was offered by Phil Roan, (Rep.) Fort Madison, who said it was "a means of suppressing the growing abuse of unlicensed and unregulated sale of liquor." State Store Unchanged No change in the present setup of state stores would be made, according to provisions of the bill. The- bill provides only for the sale of liquor by the drink on the premises. All buffets and clubs licensed to sell liquor by the drink under the bill, would be prohibited from selling any for consumption off the premises, althcugh there is no man-made provision known that can keep a customer from carrying off a good supply beneath his b*Jt~at •Ither.a buffet or a --'— "In The Cooler" Is Right Casey Loss was greatly disappointed last week. The grand Jury was dismissed wttbont making an Investigation of the sanitary conditions of the Jail, and Casey said he had Just waged a strong and successful war against firmly entrenched bedbugs In the Jail. A bnrsted boiler, Wednesday, pot out the fire and prisoners are really "in the cooler" at the present time until repairs are made. BAN WART ASKS FOR ELECTRIC LIGHTSERVICE City Claims Extension Would Prove Too Expensive George Banwart, appearing before the city council in Its January meeting, demanded to know why It is impossible for him to obtain electricity at his home on the edge of th« city, but within the corporate "" ' Burl:- About 700 attended the annual dinner sponsored for members and patrons of the association, Saturday, here, with the cooperation of the Burt Community Club. A dinner of pancakes, sausage, rolls and baked apples was served, while music was furnished by the iigh school band. A song by a group of boys and a tap dance by the Rachut girls was also on the program. E. G. Dunn, Mason City attorney, W. C. Wiley, federal butter grader, of Mason City, and A. W. Rudnick of Ames, spoke. During the business meeting of the stockholders, a report of the last year's business was given, which showed a substantial gain over last year's report. A gain of about 5,500 pounds of butter manufactured was shown, a total of some 310,502 pounds being made in 1936. This was the largest output in the history of the creamery. L. E. Roetman Is buttermaker. G. W. Bleich and Wm. Stoutenberg were reelected as directors for another term. ENOCKSON, SCHNEIDER, WORSTER, ELECTED OTTOSEN Ottosen: At the annual creamery meeting held In the high school auditorium, Saturday, Peter Enockson, Ivan Schneider and Hans Worster were elected to the board of directors to serve three years, and Morgan Hagen was elected for one year. A program of music and entertainment was furnished by Lloyd Hanson, Eileen Schneider, a high school sextette; Lola Watnem, a playlet by a selected group of women, and musical numbers by Eugenia Mae Hoflus and Mabel Coyle. Mr. Kramer and Mrs. Ralph Richards gave talks. WESLEY CO-OP. PAYS BTVE PERCENT DI BpWBWBBSlPllw^™*' 11 ^*"^^*'*** ~."W~^F —W ** —"•— Kanhedy.Parson* Co., wholesale Jobber* and F. 8. Norton & Son Co., lumber and coal dealers. Their memberships were signed yesterday nnd include Floyd E. Saunders, manager, N. S. Walker, Wm. Spencer, C. W. Bergfleld, Clarence Pals- ley, Ben Amelsberg, Delmar Mc- Faddcn, Arthur S. Schunck, and W.-L. Jensen, salesmen and truck drivers of the company. The lumber company's drivers are Frank Hanson, V. A. Spear, Elmer Holtcamp and Wm. Selpmann. R. H. Miller, council president, announces that the Kossuth County Council now has 112 members, divided as follows: Algona 76; Lu- Verne, 18; Fenton, 11; Whitemore, 6; Irvlngton, 1; Titonka, 1, He also urges all council members to attend the two out-of-town meetings scheduled for next week, the first sponsored by the P. T. A. and business men of Swea City, will be held at 8:00 p. m., Monday, February 8, at Swea City. The second meeting next week, sponsored by the Whittemore Community Club, will be held at 8:00 p. m., Thursday, February 11, Old K. C. Bank Assets Advertised For Sale Feb. 15 Harry Hull, receiver of the old Kossuth County State Bank, is advertising In today's Upper Des Koines, the remaining assets tof that defunct institution for public sale February 15 in the court room at 2 o'clock. This bank, supposed to be the best of the four busted Algona banks, has paid fifty per cent and it is expected that the final dividend will be about 2 or 3 per cent The old County Savings bank paid out at about 63 per cent, the Algona State Bank 46 per cent and the old First National Bank about the same. The final dividend of the Kossuth County State Bank will perhaps be paid about March first. The assets to be sold February 15th contains the names of a number of prominent citizens, who apparently were unable or refused to settle rep within 120 days on whether sale by the drink snal" be had In those communities. In other words, If Emmctsburg was dry and Algona wot. the Pala Alto boys could como over here, or vice versa. No Dnnrlng Allowed No danplng would be allowed In the buffets, nor would food be served In any such place where liquor would be sold. Sale by clubs would be limited to bona fide members. Buffets would be limited on a population basis of the town. Every other town In Kossuth county except Algona would be limited to two buffets, as they are all under 2,000. The plan Itself Is full of loop holes. Local option has Its faults, and tends to flood cities maintaining bars with undesirables from other sections. Refusing to allow a drink before or with a meal, but letting a person drink all they want at a bar, sounds ridiculous. Temperate folks who may care for a cocktail are eliminated from having one in a dining room. The present state liquor store system may have a few faults, but returning the saloon Is certainly a long way from being an improvement. an'election must be heM w4thout,sUcc«4*:*Ctto.^clatt •« I ifonday, afternoon, . Fifty stock- 120 days on the question of that the cost of running aJtoa tf holders, attended, als* many pat- Whittemore Boy In Flood Area Whittemore: Mrs. Emelle Slums received word from her son, Werner Stems, who Is a parochial school teacher at Evansville, Indiana, that he and his family have had to move wlce on account of high water. The ast move he made was a serious >roblem as they barely had time o get away, as the water rose so 'ast. •RMMW-I^ «^ "• — •"•^^™"^™ "Ptw Are they who teet(. their own fauiu." FEBRUARY fr— Hoqet Williams. di» tenter. aniv«« to Amer""• 163L •— Siour do la Sail* began hit deicent oi th« i River, 1682- ill 7— Hu»io-Japan«aeWar ttarted after much diplomatic wrangling. 1904. I— All public lands with- diawn torn us« by President Roosevelt. 1936. $— Fsdaial priionera maks eensaUonal escape from Ubby Prison. '86i 10— Upp«r and Lower Canada united into one, 1841. H— Abtabam Ltoodn teavw Springttold for Washington, 1861. e»«" $400 and $500, and Banwart countered with an offer to put In the poles and pay for the wire, according to reports. The matter was taken under advisement. Banwart added that he believed one or two of his neighbors would hook on the circuit If one were provided. The city contends fhat there would be a greater loss of current through a transformer, which would be necessary, than Banwart could possibly use. It was reported that the case may develop into a legal action on Banwart's part, if he can gain the current no other way. Other business of the council was tievoted chiefly to the question of current city bills. Dorothy Shatto Is New Poor Overseer Dorothy Shatto was named county overseer of the poor, succeeding Lottie Kain, at a board of supervisor meeting, Monday. She has been employed in the relief office for the past two years. The board also fixed salary schedules for county employees as follows: Patrol foreman, 40 cents hour; mechanics, 55 cents; head mechanics, 65 cents; patrol labor, 35 cents; extra help, 30 cents. Allowance of 60 cents per mile for road dragging with four horses, and 50 cents for man and team, with 10 cents for each additional team was also pajsed. 5 Country Club Directors Reelected All five directors of the Algona Country Ciub were reelected, Mon- Muhleman Shows Mexico Pictures To Legion Group Rev. W. G. Muhleman gave an interesting talk'and showed colored movies of his recent trip through Mexico at a Legion meet- lug here Tuesday night. He also had for display many curios of the trip which were examined by the legionnaires. Dr. Walter Fraser, member of the post, spoke on "Americanism", using as his subject the history of Egypt; Harry Godden, chairman of the Legion warm lunch committee, reported on the warm lunch project .in Algona to the effect that 70 children are now being taken care of with milk and warm soup each noon. He read a letter from Miss Antoinette Bonnstetter, school nurse, thanking the Legion for staging the drive for funds for this project. Adjutant Reiley reported that the membership to date was 80 with a quota of 98 and that Don Hutchison's team was leading John Momyer's team in the campaign, 47 to 33. Thirty-five Legionnaires attended the meeting which was followed by lunch and a social hour. Special guests were members of the Algona Chamber of Commerce board of directors, the Kiwanis and Rotary club officers and directors. Damage Case To Jury, Wednesday EXTRA! The Jury hearing the case of Johiuton vs. John- Kon, below, returned a verdict for $2,SOQ, early Thursday morning. A damage suit, in which Harold A. Johnston is asking $10,000 damages from J. H. Johnson, Jr., was scheduled to go to the trial jury, late Wednesday. The plaintiff alleges Injuries received sometime ago when a truck In The WEEK'S NEWS Current Events Photographed for The Algona Upper Des Moines Kossuth county was "going to town" to the tune of $5 017 In donations of cash made to the county chapter of the Red Cross for flood sufferers in the Ohio nnd Mississippi valleys, late Wednesday. In addition to that. A WHOLE CARLOAD of clothing was to ba shipped out on the Northwestern, today, headed for the flood area, ana there Is still a little left over. Miss Antoinette Bonnstetter"P"*?^aft- cr cheeking donations, most of which were made at the State Theatre, OCn And nC n n benefH moving picture show was yet to be held and th» proceeds counted, Wednesday night, at the Call Theatre. , The auction sale called for Wednesday afternoon In the Riddle sale n-wllion with proceeds of all donated supplies to go to the flood sufferers was postponed until Saturday, Feb. 6, because of the weather. All of the credit for the total of funds rolled up in Kossuth county -oca to individual workers In the community. In A gona every agency contributed its hit, in time and effort, and a committee of minute-men soTd honeflt movie tickets, and made minute-men speeches in local theatres. CLEANING UP FLOOD BtHNS—Cincinnati, Ohio—Workmen cleaning debris left by the receding flood waters of the Ohio (upper left) at the Covlngton, Ky., approach to the suspension bridge which spans the river to Cincinnati. A temporary approach built with sand for auto traffic is shown in uppe? left. Rewrites Of N«w» From Last Tuesday't Kotsuth County Advanct SIMPSON DEATH .ATWHITTEMORE A GREAT SHOCK Mrs. W. Simpson Was 49; Funeral Services Set For Feb. 4 Donations Still Pour From All Parts of County in ALGONA'S CITY election will be held March 20. Terms of Mayor C F. Specht and the entire city council expire. Nominations must be filed at least 10 days prior to the election, but not earlier than 40 days ahead of the election. That means that filing can begin the last of this month. ROBERT LOSS, young farmer near Algona, was named chairman of the county soil conservation committee, at a meeting of all township commltteemen, held last Friday. Mr. Loss was secretary of the committee last year. G. D. Welhousen, Titonka, was named treasurer, W. J. Frlmml, Wesley, head of the committee for the lust two years, asked to bo excused this year. C. R. Janvrln has been named chief clerk. 0 • • HENRY WITTKOPF, brother of Albert Wlttkopf of Lotts Creek, and Mrs. Fred Jacobs, Algona, died in Muskegon, Mich. The brother and slater went to Michigan to attend funeral services. * * * CONSERVATIONISTS, naturally jubilant, will gather here Friday evening to celebrate the successful climax of their campaign to make the Union Slough game preserve a reality. The federal government announced last week that It would tracts notunder BENEFIT MOVIES, AUCTION UNTALLIED . Whlttemore: This ' community I was sorely shocked, Tuesday morn- Ing to bear of the unexpected death 1 '. ^ —-i <•*••_/•*_. j_ '- **»_L_ijia J AL_i* ' ,'i-'.»*«*-- | o'clock a. in. offneart trouble. - I will b* the area r fil Mary Glenn Seeley, she was bom Lowe, League secretary, Contributions as reported by the local Red Cross office from the county, were as follows as of Wednesday: Algona $1,679.68 Bancroft 385.60 Hurt — 224-82 Fenton "0.26 Ledyard 72.60 Lotts Creek 41-80 Lakota 18™ Lone Rock lOl.n Seneca 62.80 Titonka 341.6ST Good Hope 34.50 Sexton MJJ Swea City BM-B6 Wesley 480.05 Irvlngton 47.60 Whlttemore 204.76 St. Joe School 14.60 Other schools 28.26 LuVerne 1WM Hebron Twp »•<*> County Total $6,077.67 DOAN TO HOLD OYSTER SUPPER BENEFIT* The men of the Doan community will hold a benefit oyster supper at the Doan church, Thursday evening, with proceeds to go to U» fted Cross relief fund. Banwart's place would be between rong _ j o hn Loeblg, Wm. Frlmml, and Olaf Funnemark were reel-) ected directors for three year terms and Henry Sherman was elected for the unexplrcd two years of Wm. Klein's term. Officers are: John Loebig, president; W. J. Frimml, vice president; John N. Ludwig, treasurer; Olaf Funnemark, secretary. Ed Hildman is manager and Ed Loe- blg is second man at the elevator. Alfred Erdman is manager of the lumber department. Remaining directors are Clarence Ward, Wm. Klein, Wallace Donovan and John Carlson. The gross Income for the period ending December 31 was $28,820.32. A five per cent dividend on commodity business was voted to stockholders, also a dividend of one cent per bushel on grain. The net profit for the period was $13,839.56. A six per cent capital stock dividend was distributed in December. IOWA'S SMALLEST (IAS ENGINE—Dick Norton, locksmith in a Mason City sporting goods store, comparing his home made gasbline engine with a pocket watch. The miniature engine represents eight months of work during his spare time. It will run 15 minutes on two ounces of gasoline, the little flywheel making 3,000 revolutions a minute. Norton is planning to install the engine in a model boat next summer. Sherman Twp. 90 Per Cent for R.E. A. The first of several Rural Elect- rlfcatlon surveys In Kossuth county was turned in from Sherman township, several days' ago by Lawrence Hermann, to A. L. Brown, county agent. The report showed that 90 per cent of the farmers In the area are in favor of making arrangements to establish a rural electrification line in Sherman. A meeting was to have been held Wednesday evening, at Grant school, for the discussion of the REA program, and next week a similar meeting will be held February 8, at the Swea hall, and February 8th at the Good Hope church. Law Would Bar Wed Women's Jobs Married women whose husbands are employed at a salary of $1,500 per year or more, would be barred from holding state positions, or working for any state subdivision, under a bill introduced in the Iowa house on Tuesday. The bill, however, would allow working wives an additional $250 leway for each dependent child. Another section would prevent married women from working for any other tax supporting unit where the husband and wife together are making $2,000 a year or more from a county or state position. If such a bill went through committees and eventually passed with the above provisions, it would effect not only state but county officeholders, including Kossuth county. day evening, at the annual meeting at the Legion Hall. They are Fred Kent, R. H. Miller, Jim Pool, D. K. Dewel and T. L. Larson. A meeting of directors next week will choose officers for the coming year. Last year permanent improvements totalling $800 were made at the club, and the mortgage was reduced by $500, leaving a balance of $2.000 due on the latter. There la a balance of $138 in the club treasury. The club mortgage has been reduced from $4,000 to $2,000 in the backed into him. L. E. IJnna,n was the local representative of the plaintiff and G. P. Shumay was the local representative of the defndant In the suit. Judge F. C. Davidson was on the bench. Jurors deciding the case were Ed Fosgren, Gail Lord, Robert Penr- «on, P. J. Helmke and Louis Appelt, all of Swea City; Ernest Hoffman, Lakota; Mabel Schneider, Bancroft; John Tietnan, Fenton; Jake W. Meyer, Titonka; E. A. Swea City World War Vet Laid To Rest on Tuesday Swea City: Edw. Frakes, 55, former well known Swea Cityan, died in a New Hampton hospital at 1 a. m. Sunday, apoplexy being the cause of his death. Following a military service at the New Hampton funeral home at 10 o'clock Monday morning, the body was brought to Swea City, where funeral services were held in the Baptist church at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon with the Rev. R. P. Bron- lewee in charge. Burial was made beside his wife m Harrison cemetery. Born in Jewell county, Kansas, June 23. 1881, Mr. Frakes came to Hamilton county, Iowa, with his parents in 1891. In 1896 he came to Kosauth county to live with his brother, R. V., who then lived on his farm one-half mile north of Swea City. In May, 1917, he enlisted In the Army Coast Artillery Corps, being stationed in camp at Key West, Florida. He served with the American Expeditionary forces from March 22, 1918 to December 31, 1918; being engaged in action at St. Mihiel Sept. 12 and 13, at Verdun Sept. 26 and 27, and at Argonne Nov. 1-lL He returned to Swea City where he entered the employ of the Northern Lumber Co., where he worked until 1922, when he wus transferred to New Hampton to manage the company's yard there. Mrs. S. P. Eckholm of Swea City is Mr. Frakes' sister. May 18, . 1887* at Emmetsburgt, Iowa. Her parents were George A. and Mary Ann Seeley. Her moth- I er died when she was eight years old. Mrs. Simpson was confirmed In the Episcopal church at Emmots- burR, and was married In this same church at Emmetsburp to Wallace Simpson on Feb. 23, 1911, and has lived on their farm three miles east of Whittemore ever since. She leaves to mourn her untimely death her husband, two sons, John L. Simpson nnd Eugene G. Simpson and two daughters! Margaret E. Simpson and Mildred A. Simpson; two sisters, Mrs. Mabel Ycager of St. Pnul and Mrs. Edith Grogan of St. Paul; one brother, Howard Seeley of Emmetsburg. She was a kind and devoted wlfp and mother and a devout Christian. She grew to womanhood In Emmetsburg and lived with an uncle and aunt,, Mr. and Mrs. ISV. Al Lltus of West Point, Mississippi, four years. Death came at the age of 49 years, 8 months and 15 days. Funeral services were to be held at the home today (Thursday) at 1:30 o'clock r>. m. nnd at two o'clock at the Methodist church in Whittemore, with the Rev. Allen Wood, pastor of the Good Hope church officiating. Mr. Simpson and children have the sympathy of this community. received Shirley Marlow Is Lone Rock 4-H Head Lone Rock: The 4-H club met on Saturday afternoon with Marian Jensen. Officers were elected as follows: president, Shirley Marlow; vice president, Doris Sanders; secretary and treasurer, Marjorie Jensen; historian and reporter, Mary Ann Flaig. Eight members were present. The yearly program was made out. Miller, ; Alice Cox, Algona; and Alice Anderegg, Watt Band. The accident occurred Nov. 23, last five years, the report showed. 11934, in Fort Podge. Lotts Creek Has Donation of $91 Donations to the American Red Cross for flood relief Amounting to $91.50 were received at the Lotts Creek store, Nick Gengler reports. Of this amount $30 and 65 pieces of new underwear were sent direct to the American . Red ^ Cross at Louisville, Kentucky. The balance of the cash and numerous other packages of clothing were turned into the Koaauth chapter of the Red Cross, for flood relief «4*o. It is not too late. We atiU accept donations for this worthy cause. Smallpox Hits 9 Humboldt Homes Smallpox has invaded nine families in Humboldt and rural areas near there. The~~board of health of Humboldt and city health officials have issued warnings regarding prevention, and every effort U being made to control the threatened epidemic. A special session of the city council was called, Monday night, where the situation was discussed. McVey Hearing A hearing on the case of Glen McVey was expected some time this week. McVey confessed to some connection, according to county officers, with the Dale-Stoner case, and was sentenced to two years in prison, but effort* for a rehearing el the matter were begun early in the week. Bancroft Academy Declamatory Victors St. John's Academy held its annual declamatory contest in the school auditorium, Monday, with the following results: Oratorical—first, Irrna Miller; second, Paul Inmun. Dramatic—Maureen Wolfe, first; Helen Droessltr. second. Humorous—Leonora Delperdang, first; Ellen Sandt, second. Other entries were Lillian McDonald and Mary Ann Stork in the dramatic division, and Dorothy Droessltr, Bcrnice Sandt and Ronold Welp in the humorous. The "Big Blizzard" Came A Year Ago Although a snow on Wednesday, and sub-zero weather this week may make you feel bad, it was just a year ago Saturday of this week that a 36-hour blizzard hit Kossuth county, blocking all roads, and isolating this community for three days from the rest of the world. Week's weather: Date High Low Jan. 30 ..... 31 Jan, 31 35 Jan. 20 JIM. 30, wow 1 J». F«Jj. J,. Ft*. 3 l 9 -2 i word of the government action in a telegram from Washington. • • • LAST BITES FOB Jos. Mlsbach were held in the Congregational church hero, Friday afternoon. The pallbearers for the pioneer Algona business men were H. R. Rosewall of Blue Earth, K. D. James, Matt Strclt, H. M. Hauberg. E. J. Hough nnd Melznr Falkenhainer. Mr. Mlsbnch is survived by two sons and a daughter. He hnd lived nnd been In business in Algona since 1890. * * * 85 FATHERS AND sons were served at the Knights of Columbus banquet in Algona, Thursday evening, by wives of the members. Following the banquet a program was given, and musical numbers were presented by Anita Kohlhnas, Evelyn Capeslus, John Lee Holtzbauer, Mary G. McEvoy and Evelyn Eiacheid. • * * WHILE THEIB GL'KST nt a shower in her honor was quarantined with the measles, the frUffids who hud planned the affair went on with their program at Burt. The post-nuptial shower was being held for Mrs. Bernard Jensen, formerly Ruth Kueck. * * * APPLICATION FOR a federal grant of 45 per cent of $20,000 for nn addition to the Wesley school was voted by the Wesley school board, last Thursday. The plans call for remodeling the present building, erection of an auditorium and gymnasium, combined and equipment for plays and operettas, Including a stage. A vote of the community would probably be tals- en if the federal grant were made. • » * MRS. MARY BUSK, mother of J. A. Freeh, Algona, passed away at Ortonville, Minn., last Friday, after an extended illness. She was 87 years old, and was a pioneer resident of Kossuth county. LAWRENCE GirXESPIK, Algona, attended funeral services for his brother, Howard, who passed away lost week after a 10-day illness from double pneumonia, at Waukegan, 111. Howard was born in Wesley in 1897, lived in Algona from 1902 to 1917, attending Algona high school. He served in the navy during the World war. A widow, and Webster Gillespie, another brother, of Algona, and a sister, survive. SPOBTS WHITTKMORE'S GIKLS, and Swea City's boys, carried off the county honors in the Kossuth tournament, which ended Monday night after four days of play. Run- ntrsup were Ledyard girls and Lu- Verne boys, the latter still remaining the class 'B" champions of the county. Whittemore girls, defending the title for the south half of the county, defeated Ledyard's girls 38 to 29. Swea City's boys won 3' to 23. (See sports section). AFTEB WINNING nine straight St. Cecelia's Academy basketbal team bowed before Rodman, 28 to 24, Friday evening. Swea City was the only other team to defeat the Academy, taking the first game ot the season. In between, Algnn» chalked up nloe straight wins. Rod- Bwea City: The * 7 ........ -^——. ..•om Eagle township, and the Swea City Independents will meet Friday evening in the high school in a basketball game with all proceeds to go to the Red Cross for flood relief. The winners will play the Grant township "China Clippers". The Little German Band will furnish music. KAGI.E TWP., GRANT FABMKRS RAISE $80, $90 Swen City: Joe Gorozkowskl, of Eiiglo township, conducted a one- man campaign for funds, and raised. $80 for flood relief, while John Cassem of Grant township did likewise and got $90, while many others in the communities made contributions to local folks. One large shipment of clothing was sent from this community, also, to Louisville, Ky. Heiderscheidt Farm Sale Billed The following farm sales have been listed with the Algona news- Monday, Feb. 8—Mike Heider- scheidt, 2 miles west, l'/4 south of Bancroft, beginning at one o'clock, lolwell Bros., auctioneers, N. L. Cotton, clerk. (See elsewhere in his issue for details). Wednesday, Feb. 10—J. P. Trunk- hill 5 miles east and one south of Burt. Thursday, Feb. 11—E. C. Bler- stedt, 2 miles north and 3 miles west cf Burt. Also, Aaron Steussy, 3 miles north and 2 west of iuVerne. Best light, butch., 140-160 ..$7.00-7.60 Best light butch., 160-180 .. 7.60-8.85 Best light butch., 180-200 9.20 Best light butch., 200-290 .. 9.60-9.70 Med. heavy, 290-325 &50 Butchers, 325-350 9.40 Butchers, 350-400 9.10 Packing sows, 300-3M 9.00 Packing sows, 350-400 8.80 Packing sows, 400-500 8.60 CATTLE Veal calves $5.00-8.00 Stock steers 5.00-6.00 Canners and cutters 2.50-3.50 Fat steers 7.00-8.00 Fat yearlings 6.00-7.00 Bulls 4.00-5.00 Fat cows 3.50-4.50 GRAIN No. 2 yellow corn, old $1.08tt No. 3 mixed corn, new 1.04V4 No. 3 yellow corn, new 1.07 No. 3 white corn, new 1.06H Na 3 white oats 47 Barley, No. 3 1.10 EGGS rlennerys 20o No. 1 18o No. 2 1*0 Cash cream— No. 1 34c No. 2 32c Sweet 35o POL'LTBV Hens, over 5 Ibs. 14Hc Hens, 4 to 5 13VJC Leghorn hens 9&c Springs, over 5 ISViO Springs, under 5 lOVio Hens, under 4 9^0 No. 2 Springs 6Ho Heavy Stags, over 5 lo^lo jp«iS, un4*f 6 V&0

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