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The tipper t) 68 Moities • I Beggars CAN Choose Margaret JPeymouth Jackson Copyright by Sobbs-UetrUl Co. WNTJ Bervlcs . SYNOPSIS CHAPTER II— The loya-maKlns progresses swiftly, and anally, largely because of Ernestine's urging, they make a "runaway" marriage. Brlce- land Is Infuriated but helplesfi, Ernestine being of age, and after a stormy scene the g'.rl, with her husband, leaves her parents' home. Coring Hamilton, wealthy young lawyer, long U«lan s suitor, wins her consent to be his wife. CHAPTER in— The bridal night Is opent at Will's home, and next flay they begin their married life In a nlnglo room In a humble neighborhood. Ernestine realizes the difference, her marriage has made In her social sphere, but, secure In her love, faces the future bravely. <Contlnued fromTack Wednesday.) AH the places were Oiled except theirs, and the men rose to greet Ernestine. There was only one other woman, Mrs. Wiston, the wife of the syndicate editor of the Sun, a small beautiful woman with the face of a siren who can never forget her role. She had been married twice before she had met Wiston, and Ernestine knew that back In New England were the wlfd; and child Wiston had set aside for her.- Ernestine was conscious of the indignation common to married women against such an Impostor. Wiston himself, a tall academic man with a ribbon to his glasses, Ernestine had met at the office, and John Tucker, called Tommy by every one, who was Will's rival for honors In the art room. The third man who was presented to her Ernestine did not know and she failed to catch his name. He was -a small powerful • looking individual,' with a dark mustache, bright <gray eyes and a vain and elaborate | -manner. The other two men, Under- J « Oirood -and Harrison, were from the ' t* , ' A< * • • ' 4 Sun staff, and happy to be at any ' jlpartyj^any time, any place. "sfeaU»Bafrdown, Mr. Poole with tf at women' 'on- either side, and , Tucker-next to Ernestine, the man w fWPa* 0 ™' e man nes-. J ~ I.i<tbnr4^thfjth« others"? grojroedrj about *• >;tb,e big table. >-Bmestln&! bylnow .ha.d ' i forgotten ' her self 'Consciousness, and Jbecame,raaiantly ( happy. , She wished' eJe,b>8l& Jiet«s" She" was .only . -and .Will was the '. ne ldea-3elighted her, laughed a*, herself but felt 1 •tflLajjMgoy er uny A _ !r - f "Mr," Poole Burned to Ernestine and told .her softly ^tba't her, youth and ' beauty. were sweeter .than sweet night Itself. He took his glass In his hand. "And .more intoxicating," he said, "than this for which I have wasted half my life and most of my talents." Ernestine, looking up In his kind face, knew Instantly that In spite of his flowery words, and in spite of Mrs. Bennett's conventional fears, this great man had no predatory impulses toward her. He knew that she was deeply in love with Will. But to watch her, to speak to her, to listen to her voice, gave him pleasure. It was all he would ever want of her. Her Instinct in this matter proved true, during the years of Will's association with Mr. Poole. "And what have yon two young pieces of impudence been doing since last I saw you?" "We have dined in state at mamma's," said Ernestine, smiling mischievously. "Will missed the slgnifl- 'cance of It entirely. Papa has, under duress, forgiven him. Ho offered Will a job in his office." "And what does Will say?" "He didn't even pay any attention to It. He Just said that lie was satisfied with the Job ho had, thanks just the same, and went on talking to mamma." Mr. 1'oole • laughed with delight. "Doesn't he know what papa wants': "I don't know whether he does or not But anyhow, papa knows that, now he has decided to forgive Will, ,W1H doesn't Intend to let It make any difference. Papa really would like to 'let us struggle along. He fools pretty disappointed In me. But uumnm cun't .bear it. She is detormlnei.1 to take care of us, whether we will or no." "But how can she, If Will does not change his employment'/" Ernestine's face grew (Inn. "She can't. I won't let her. I've mr.du up my mind to have nothing but what 'Will can give me, I dou't wind being poor." "You must resist poverty," Mr Poole said. "It Is the deadly eiietnj of marriage." Ernestine's small face was scornful i Poverty was not so black as It was 'painted, she observed. He looked ill her. "You do not believe me? Walt, then ond see." "But we are poor now. It's fun to be poor.' 1 "You — poor!" Ills amazement was so genuine that Ernestine looked at ,him In surprise. "My darling child," lie reasoned with her, "you don't know what the word means. You two- still in the flush of flrst love, without children, without a house to burden you, without a responsibility I One bed will do for both of you, one room ,wlll bold two hearts together. You liare well, you are eager, you are fed 'iuj(| clptbed and housed. You have a trwflk full of pretty clothes, an adoring mjtmma begging to do things for you, you 40 not know the cold and gdlouj breach of poverty at all. I dark little children with" great beads and emaciated bodies, houses held together by string*—Shamble* t til show yon pale girls, and prostitution, nnd bare shelve*, and empty cupboards, and pride best double. Lack Is a cruel witch. Pray that yon may neref know her." "tet you Just told me to wait I* "Ah, but that was nonsense. Life will never be cruel to you." They nte the excellent food put before them, and talked, the men arguing among themselves about a technicality in some one's work, Will and Underwood and Mr. WlstOa deep In It, Mr. Poole and Tommy competing for Ernestine's attention. Presently Tommy was drawn into the men's talk, and Mr. Poole leaned close to Ernestine and became very confidential. • "Will tells me you are going to have a child. 1 think that is the last perfection, t always knew that he was gifted, but his. marriage with you has established the certainty of his future. Such things ore not accidents. He is the chosen of the gods, or one of their finest gifts would not be his. He has all the elements of success. And a wife nnd children will do the forging." Ernestine's cheeks burned. She could not understand how Will could have told his still precious secret to Mr. Poole. But she exercised great self-command to be quiet and responsive to him. Ho went on praising Will, nnd assuring her of the brightness of his future, until, after a little, she forgot her confusion and told him :ier own feelings about Will. The party grew very gay, and Ernes- Ine joined In the general happiness. Without warning the tight little man with the powerful shoulders was on his feet. lie bowed to Ernestine, rtfod 10 bowed around the room, and everywhere hands began to clap and there were shouts of Joyous approval at sight of him. With a gesture Indescribably complacent, he held up his hand for silence and got It Instantly. Standing so, his chest pushed out like a pouter >lgeon's, his body rocking back on his leels, his napkin in his hand, which 'But You Have Lived In the Country?" flourished from time to time, he jegan to sing. It was Siegfried's cry of joy, when he passed through the flames and found the sleeping Brunhllde. Ernestine recognized it, as she recognized the man. He was Mostane, one of the world's greatest tenors. And she had criticized his manner! But now, all else was swept away, and she lived only through her ears, on which fell each perfect note. She knew In delightful anticipation what his gplden voice would do nest, and her heart soared with his voice. He stopped abruptly, rocked a moment on his heels and then gently, softly, poignantly he sang without accompaniment : Still wle die Nacht Tlef wle das Meer Sol delne Llebe seln. The tears rained down Ernestine's cheeks. He sat down In a storm of excited applause. Ernestine could not stop crying. She leaned on Will's shoulder, for he came and sat beside •her and put his arm about her. When, at last she could breathe steadily she rose and went around the table to Mostuue and took his fat face In her two hands and kissed him. There was a cheer from all the tables, and Will gleamed at her with approval for bar spontaneity. "Nothing else was adequate," declared Mr. I'oole. The hours passed In a trance. The patronage In the dining room changed, grew noisier, more turbulent Girls came and went on the stage, and danced nnd sang, and twinkled pretty feet, and flk-kcd bare knees. It was ull an unreal blending of sight and sound and color, and Ernestine's heart WHS fur uway, In some lontly space \vlih Will. Uer being still trembled with that last swelling note. Dimly lu lior mind slic felt an awakening of artistic comprehension, a spiritual un derstamllng <>t the strength and power of perfect performanca Will had Intent In him some such force, but it was far from Impulses to such finished authority. Her thought wag not thai clear, but groping. It was time to go home, and ErnfcS- tlne wanted Will to take her away from the others. But she saw that Mr. Poolo was not himself at all any longer. Will always took him bumf, from the olllce, from ouch affalra a» this, to bis flat. Ernestine felt ttJUt she could not bear to be parted from Will tonight. She became conscious of a man standing buhlud her, a little to one side, regarding her gravely, quietly. She glanced up at him but did not know him. He was a huge man, with a great dark bead and clear dark skin. He wore a sack suit, and bis narrow tie glittered with a ruby of enormous size, set in a gold circle. On one of big big brown bands, which were covered with coarse black hair, wag another such gem. Ernestine remembered with a feeling of falntness all the wild stories she bad heard l'Qjlauo'8 cists being so disor- Will, at least, was Sober, a« be always was. Mr. Poole notf saw the stranger, greeted him and called him to the table. "And this Is Mrs. flfodd, my youat friend's Wife, tern know Wlll» of course, nnd the others. Ernestine, this is Ruby Pastaho, Jewel merchant, word boss, and the owner of this dive. A bad man—a terrible man. Shake hands with him." Mri Poole was enjoying himself and looked Up at Pastano with glee. Mr. Pastano did not smile. He still fixed on Ernestine that queer solemn look. He bowed above her. "Sit down. Ruby, sit down!" commanded Mr. Poole thickly, and motioned for a waiter to bring d chair, which Was produced Instantly. Mr. Pnstano sat down between Mr. Poole and Ernestine, and she felt his gravity spreading about the table, so that nil were a little quieted. "This Is my birthday," Ernestine explained graciously. "I am twenty-one years old today, nnd Mr. Poole was kind enough to have a party for me. Now that you have come, It Is more charming." "Your voice—" he snld, his own tone soft nnd silky. "Where are you born?" She told him, naively, the address of her mother's house. "But you have lived In the country.?" "Oh, yes, always, In the summer. My Grandmother Langley had a home In Indiana where my father's quarries are. Why do you nsls?" "Never mind me. Tell me of yourself. This house In the country, nnd your home on Sheridan road Is a long way from here." Ernestine understood his Idea, but she refused to be drawn Into such a complicated conversation. "It Is only a few miles," she replied, and he gave nn .Impatient exclamation. "It Is a thousand miles and a hundred years at least," he said. "Tell me about, your mother's house.". Ernestine thought about it. "Do you know anything about American period furniture, Mr. Pastano? There Is a Duncan Phyfe table, nnd pierced brass Ore-fender, In the living room; four-poster beds upstairs, with hooked rugs and woven counterpanes—all of the things have come Into the family honestly, through natural possession, nnd not from auction rooms. But, of course, yon know." She smiled at him. Her long hands lay together In the Immaculate perfection of her yellow chiffon lap. Her voice was low, only for his ears, and though she thought him very strange, she gave him her gravest, youngest courfiesyt '" : '*• •— - • '" : • 'I know nothing about America, nt all, it seems.'" , ' " ' "It's Just the house—I'll take you to see It some day, If you like, although mamma doesn't like people to consider it a museum, as some experts • do. ,Of course, I don't live there since my marriage. We live In a rooming house "on Erie E tret, nnd It Just shows tEat furniture and things do not mean so much,.for I am happier now than 1 was.":..,- «•• ' . • '.' .. • i'JFou have lef this house of your mother, with pierced brags from your own ancestors, to live In Erie street?" She nodded and smiled again, and her eyes pleaded for his understanding. He shook bis bead sadly. He heaved a vast sigh. "No, I do not understand America. Continually 1 am full of new astonishment Women are somewhat the same the world around—but American men are outside my comprehension." 'You have been successful here," she reminded him, but be brushed her comment aside, pursuing his own thought aloud. "No, I do not understand. If my son is penniless; if he Is an artist starving in a garret, and tbe great, the incredible good fortune, come to him that he shah marry a girl of noble birth, who has a quiet voice, and gentle still bands, and a brow where breeding shows its lovely smile— If my son have tbe grace and the smile of fortune to marry such a girl, and he bring ber to a place like this—" He looked about him with scorn. "If he bring his wife to this brothel—this sink—I take a knife in my own band and stab him through the heart. You must go away from here Instantly—now! There Is activity In this room that pollutes the very air. You will strangle In it—" Ernestine's heart stopped beating In her astonishment She felt that she had been unbearably affronted, and she rose and stood pale with anger. Mr. Pastano rose and stood before her, and met with approval tbe blaze of her eyes. A waiter appeared instantly with ber coat, and he took it and wrapped It about her with Immense dignity, "So, go, princess!" he exclaimed, and bowed a little, and looked at her again, bis own eyes alight "You have only rny good wishes. It Is unfor- innate I must confess the title to a place unfit for you, but this place was not made for you. The unfit, the broken, the abnormal must have their haunts, and they are not for others. Some day, perhaps, It will be my fortune that we shall be friends." Every oue was staring at them. Will had risen and stood beside her, smiling uncertainly, not knowing at all what wan going forward. "I want to go home," Ernestine said to him Icily. "Tommy will take yon," Will answered frually, "1 have to take Mr. I'oole to lil* flat." Ernestine ft-lt herself beginning to tremble with the luOlgrjItlfcw heaped upou her, Hhe bad been no in love, v> (!xpo»o(l, that It all hurt her Incredibly, Hb« looked about ber uncertainly, then laugii^l and answered Will with c^iopoirore. "1 don't !L>fc)k-»6 lit bave to depend on Tommy, \\vtit ttro Lillian and Lor- lug. They'll take uui \\iitun" Will swung about in odtcmUhment, and there, indeed, coming through tbe room uneasily, were Lillian and her lover. Ernestine stood, smiling malignantly, as they came forward. "Ernestine," exclaimed Lillian, when she was near enough, "I wanted to see you. We went to Mrs. Bennett's, but the. wftifl said you, were. her& «fi wl followed' $66.- Can you cotae with UB?". , "! was Jolt golfig," answered terTSW- tlne. '%ut wait and meet otrf frleBds. This is my sister, Miss Brleeland, Mrs. Wiston, and Mr. Poolfe Lllljan, and Monsieur Mostnne, and Mr. Wiston 6t tbe Sun, and Mr. Underwood, nnd Mr. Heyward— and this lil Mf. Pastano. who owns this charming place. And this is Mr. Hamilton, Mrs. Wlston— " The men had risen and were fumbling o?ef 'the fieknowledgettieats 6f the Introductions. Ernestine seemed the most composed person present, find no one could have guessed that her knees were trembling. "We wanted to get on. If you and Wilt can come with as," said Lorlng, while Mr. Pastano stood and regarded the newcomers evenly. "I'll come with you, but Will has nil engagement before he returns home. Goodby, Mr. Poole. Thank you for (he evening." She gave her hand to her host, and he put his own hand on her shoulder to steady himself. Lorlng winced and scowled at this contact, but Ernestine was now In complete command of herself and smiled steadily. Mr. Poole's heavy face, his confusion, did not dismay her. She bade him an affectionate good night, then turned to the others. "Good night, all of you. I'm sorry to run away, from my own party, but somebody must start. If you will excuse me— Good night, Will. I'll see you later." She gave Will a luminous look. He did not answer but stared nt her silently, ond she turned, sweeping her wrap about her, carrying herself like a queen of the realm, and went off, Loring's black bulk between the sisters, his face dark with forebodings. Down the wooden stairs they passed In complete silence. A new sedan stood at the curb, nnd Lorlng in majestic silence opened s the car door for the girls who got In the bock sent He closed the door and got in the driver's seat and started the engine. Lillian and Ernestine sat close together in the warmth and comfort of the heated upholstered, glass-enclosed Interior. Ernestine felt for the first time a poignant homesickness for' comfort nnd convenience. "Why didn't Will come with Us?" asked Lorlng from the front seat Ernestine decided to be frank. "You could see that Mr. Poole had been drinking too much, couldn't you? Well, Will felt that he ought to take him home and see that he got there safely. He often does that They're good friends, yon know. And you mustn't think badly of Mr. Poole. He's old, and, really, he Is a wonderful man," "But how about you? How would you have got home? Our coming 'along was an accident" • "Tommy Tucket would have token me." said Ernestffie calmly. "Or the Wistons, or Monsieur 'Mostane. Pd have gone home all right"-. • There was a silence of disapproval and adjustment The car rolled smoothly along Ehe quiet streets. "Then everything's all right?" asked Lillian diffidently. "Of course, darling." "I'm so glad. Will you come and have lunch with mamma and me tomorrow nnd let me tell you all cm- plans?" "I'll see," said Ernestine. "Now, I'll have to go home. I'm terribly tired." "Of course you are. It's late. I'm tired, too. But, Ernestine, I'm so happy that I wonder If I can be any happier." Her voice was bright and clear — quick and competent Ernestine remembered the tears and passion of her own engagement "You will be bappy always. You will," she said with Intensity. They left her at tbe stone steps and watched until she opened the door with her latchkey and disappeared into the dork prison-like house. Then Lor- lng turned the car about and, with Lillian at his side, started back north, Lillian cuddled against him. "Ob, Lorrie," she said sorrowfully. "she isn't bappy. You know she Isn't It wouldn't be so bad for her to be poor, if only he were good to her. Bat you can see that be neglects her. If he cannot provide for her decently he could at least be a gentleman to her. But after all she has done for him, he mistreats her." "Don't be disturbed about It, darling," said Loring In e. low voice. "There's nothing we can do now. Only be good to her and wait for her to waken." In Mrs. Bennett's boarding house Ernestine climbed the stairs slowly, feeling herself weak with rage. (Continued Next Wednesday). LOTTS CREEK NEWS. Leo Swaftfion Is driving & newfchev* rolet Sedan. Mrs. Ohas. Seymour has veen very 111 the bast week. Paul Nellis, whd is employed with a paving company at Hampton was home for a visit over the Fourth of July. Mrs. Theresa Fulton of Chicago is here for a two weeks' visit at the home of her sister, Mrs. M. P. McDonnel. Mrs. John Grew and daughter, Sylvia, went to Fairmont on Thursday, where they Will visit relatives for ten days, Mlckie t»yle, who is w6rklng with a paving company in Nebraska, came home Thursday for a visit over the Fourth. Miss Margaret Fandal spent a few days with her brother, John Fandal, and his family at Mason City. She returned home Sunday afternoon. Matt Kirschbaum, who has charge of a Milwaukee crew at Elk Point, South Dakota, came Friday morning for a visit with is family. He returned to his work Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Hanson are in Des Monies visiting. Mr. Hanson Is one >f the clerks at the Zumach meat market and Is on his vacation. While he is gone Marry Gappa is clerking in he shop. George Carmody, our genial assistant postmaster, Is driving a new Ford sedan. George just had to have a car In order to fill his dance orchestra engagements, which are almost every night in the week. Henry Haag drove to Centervllle, South "Dakota,, Thursday and was accompanied home by his sister, Augusta, who operates a beauty parlor at hat place. Miss Augusta returned to Centervllle Tuesday morning. Mrs. Sadie Leehney and daughter, Normai, Ethel Collini Loretta and Cletus Bradley and Mr. White drove up from Iowa City Thursday and remained until Sunday at the home of Mrs. Thomas McDonnell. Wilma Leehney, who had been visiting here, returned lome with the guests. Mr. and Mrs. Al Carvel and sons drove down from Fargo, North Dakota, Saturday. Mr. Carvel returned to ••argo Monday morning but Mrs. Carvel and the children will remain for several weeks with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. P. McDonnell. Miss. Edna McDonnell was home from Sioux City for over the week end with her larents. \ Mrs. H. F, Mlttag visited at the W. T. Ohm home in Fenton Sunday. Gertrude Fiene was a dinner guest July 4th at the home of her friend, Anna Stussy of Algona. Mr. and Mrs. R. O. Dreyer and children visited at the Fred Behnkendorf home at LuVerne July fourth. Mjrs. Frank Pompe and Evelyn and Eleanora Pompe drove to Waterloo on Sunday for d visit with relatives. Mrs. George Winkle and children have been visiting with relatives and friends in Illinois the past week .or so, The annual mission festival will be held Sunday at the H, H. Mlttag grove Services will begin at ten o'clock in the morning, Mr. and Mrs. 'Robert Jacob and daughter ol Austin, Minnesota, arriv ed Wednesday for a visit at the Kar Preyer home. Rev. and Mrs, E. Fiene and daughter Margaret, Johanna and Ada, spen Sunday at Janeeville, Minnesota, wher Rev. Fiene preached at a nusison * tlval. The following visited at the horn of Mrs. H. B, Ohm Sunday: Mr. an Mrs. John Schallln and family, Johr Fuhor, Lornetba Telnsinger of Fen ton, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Ruhnke and family and Wm. Boetteher. Mrs. Frank Pompe, Eleanora Pomp and Mrs. Walter Ohm of Fenton drov to Mason City Thursday where the met Mathildfe Kressln and Glady Saunders, who returned home wit them to spend the Fourth. and baby. Miss dhristtaft «J>«*M*f Elsenbarth. iiy> ,!»*'P' Bend sightseeing at the grotto. Mr and Mrs. J. O. Downs of Indiana " 8T a longer visit wUhy parents Mr. and Mrs. N. H. Raskopf. continued to two o'ciwfc i>. ft* t is here- STSpwwii and bond for»i.(K«.M hereby approved, and county i hereby authorised to issue permit as- provided by law. A£esj Ml. • Wfotlon by jMcDOneUu Sou occuuu wy Meiken that final estimate 6f Paul ! DonneUy for $177.18 oil Sec, ftojd District NO. 121 is hereby approved, A Motion'by McDonald and secdftd by Morris that resignation of Alma Oftin- er, deputy clerk, is hereby accepted. Bernlce Jensen has been sick the past week. Vivian Potter spent the week end visiting friend sin Sioux City. Mr. and Ma Jens Peterson and sons LEDYAED NEWS. L. J.i Worden was a caller at Lakota Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Welfare were hoppers at Blue Earth Thursday. Mrs. R. J. Campbell and children spent Wednesday at the Leon Worden lome. Mrs, Weinberger of Milwaukee came Wednesday to visit her son, Bill and 'amily. ',•••. Wm. Weimer and Frank Moulton were callers at Fairmont last Monday vening. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Jenks and son of Bancroft Were visiting relatives here unday. The M. E. Ladies' Aid will meet with Jrs. George Thompson Thursday af- ernoon. -Elvln Carpenter and Cecil Pingel pent the week end visiting friends at /edar Rapids. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Behse and daugh- er of Swea City were visiting relatives ere Sunday. Miss Hawcott of Burt is talcing care f the post office while Mrs. Weln- erger is on her vacation. Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Halyerson and aildren spent several days last week islting relatives near Elmore. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Garry and fam- y spent several days last week visiting at Spring Valley, Minne- and Sun- er sister sota. Mrs. George Lobb and son aughter of Wlnnebago spent day afternoon at the D. A. Carpenter ome. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Phillips and niece f Hollandale, Minnesota, were call- re at the Ed. Campbell home Sunday fternoon. Rev. and Mrs. Quirin of Sioux City •ere here Sunday. Rev. Quirin preach- d at the M. E. church. He was the astor of this church here twenty-three ears ago. Miss Edna Green and Mrs. George Watts left for Chicago Friday after aving spent three weeks here visiting heir parents. Miss Mildred Rich returned to her ,ome at Fairmont last Monday after pending a week visaing at the L. W. Weimer home here, i Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Weinberger, Mr. Weinberger's mother and Mrs. Weinberger's mother, Mrs. A. J, Galagan, eft Saturday for a trip through the slack Hills and Yellowstone National >ark. They expect to be gone about ,wo weeks. . of Cedar "Falls are visiting relatives here this week. The Willing Workers society met with Pauline Osborn last Tuesday. Quite a large number attended. Clarence Osborn 'is driving a new Chevrolet coupe purchased from the Jensen Motor Company recently. Mr. and Mrs. Mike Kennedy and children went to Comfrey, Minnesota Thursday and came home Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Harley Hoeck and children, Dorothy and Junior attended the Hawbaker reunion held at Elmore Sunday. Mrs. George Anderson, formerly Vera Gardner, who is staying home, is help- Ing care for Mrs. Matt Nemmers of Bancroft. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Osborn, Mrs. John Osborn and daughter, Pauline, spent Sunday at the Otto Kelly home near Swea City. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Saxton of Spirit Lake spent the week end with Mrs. Saxton's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Osborn. Mr. and Mrs. Verne Hawbaker of Truesdale, Minnesota, spent Saturday night with Mr. Hawbaker*s sister, Mrs. Harley Hoeck. Nels Chrlstensen, the Seneca garage- man, spent the Fourth of July visiting and celebrating with friends and relatives at Waterloo. • Ralph Jensen hap been walking with a cane for the past week. He sprain-. ed his ankle quite badly playing kitten ball at the Jensen family reunion. Sylvia Jensen Is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. ;Hans Jensen, this week. She is a stenographer .for the Bankers LlTc Company at Des Molnes. ....-••.•• .Mrs. Alta Stiles and sons, Donald, Delbert and Charles of Algona were Sunday dinner guests at the Ben Potter home. Mrs. Stiles is Mr. Potter's sister. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Thqrson and daughter of MUnor, Norffi Dakota^ were visitors at the Forest Christensen home last week. The- Thorsons form" erly lived af Bancroft. Mr. and Mrs. George . Wohnke of Chicago have been visiting at the Gardner home this week. They plan to go to northern Minnesota on a fishing trip before returning home. The Norwegian Lutheran Ladies! Aid will meet this week Thursday afternoon at the John; Osborn home. The young people's, society will' also meet at the-J. Osborn home Friday night. Mr. and Mrs. C. M, Thompson entertained as Sunday supper guests, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Anderson ftnd family, Mr. and Mrs. Albert instead and family and Mr. and Mrs, Forrest Ohris- tensen and sons, Wallace and yfayne. The different people of Seneca spent the Fourth at various places, some at Interlaken park, others at Algona. A, ] 17, Paulson and lamlly spent their Fourth at Mud Lake, Art says they caught quite 'a string of bull headg.. The Norwegian Lutheran League held their annual election of Officers^ Sunday night which resulted as follows: ice y Heiken and second by Funnemark that appbrntment of Clara Reynolds as deputy cletk district Court is hereby approved ^and salary fixed at $90.00 per month frotn Jtine 16, 1930 and bond for $500.00 is hereby approv- ed Motlon S by McDonald and second by Morris that appointment of Irene W. Vaudt as clerk In auditor's office is hereby approved, and salary fixed at $75.00 per month, and bond for $1,00» is hereby approved. Ayes: all. . Motion by McDonald and second by Funemark that soldiers' exemption of W. J. Wegener on Lots B and 6 Block 1 Highlawn Addition, Whlttemore for year 1930 is hereby allowed. Ayes: all. Motion by Funnemark and second by Heiken that road poll tax of Roy Bane and Harvey Bane for 1926 Prairie township Is hereby allowed on account of being erroneously taxed: Ayes: all. Motion by McDonald and second by Funnemark that Heiken is hereby appointed as a committee to make repairs on Dr. 90. Ayes: all. Motion by Funnemark and second; by McDonald that further consideration of bids on Dr. 157 is hereby continued to ten o'clocte a. m., July l, 1930. Ayes: all. r Motion by Funnemark and fwconcl by Heiken that the following weed commissioners are hereby appointed on account of trustees and town councils having failed to certify appointments and salary ol weed commissioners is hereby fixed at forty cents per hour and ten cents per mile allowed for traveling expenses and county auditor Instructed to notify weed commisslon- jers of their appointment. Ayes: all. Town Weed Com. Address Algona— Tom Kaln . .......... ; Algona Bancroft— Art Murray ...... Bancroft Tltonka— Dr. Pierre Starter ..Titonka Townships Buffalo— Andrew M. Hansen . .Tltonka Burt— K.' D. Ewoldt . ... . . . .Lone Rock Eagle — Paul Cody ......... .Armstrong Fenton — Gaylord Johnson ... .Fenton Garfield, Rudy Berninghaus West Bend German— Ubbe • Winters . . : . . .Tltonka Lincoln— Paul Hertzke ........ Lakota Prairie— John Arndorfer ..St. Benedict Riverdale— John Frlederes ...... Bode Sherman— Henry -KohlhaaS .Livermore On motion board ajourned to nine o'clock a, m., July 1, 1930. . BERTHA E. JOHNSON, .County Auditor. Notide of Probate of Will. In district court, state of Iowa, Kossuth county, ss. , No, 3385. .,' „ , I.TQ. all whom> may,,concero: .'Toji are- tferebKnotified, that'an instrument of writing" purporting to be the last will, ami testament of J. W. Bowman, deceased, dated May 19, 1930, having been. this day filed, opened and read, the 28th day- of July, 1930, Is fixed forbearing proof of same at the court. house In Algona, owa, before the district court of said county or the clerk: of said court at nine o'clock a m. of the day above mentioned, all persons interested are hereby notified and required to appear and show cause, If any they have, why said Instrument, should not be probated and allowed as and for the' last will aridtestament of said deceased. ' : Dated at Algona, Iowa, July 1st, 1930. CLARK ORTON, Clerk o? District Court.. CLARA REYNOLDS, Deputy. . - '' and ST. BENEDICT NEWS, A'TMADEA NEW_MANOFMr Resident of Lincoln for 20 Years Tells of Experience With New Medicine. Rev, B. H. Loeffelhpltz gpetit Monday, at St. Joe. Banker E' *"• Rahm was at Algona Monday on business. Mrs. Rose Arndorfer spent Sunday afternoon with Mrs. John Huschka. Leo Ludwlg, Ella Simons and Bertha Neuroth spent Saturday tot Charles City, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Scheme! and family of Omaha spent Saturday at the E. F. Rahrn home. Magnus Rahm, Herbert Arndorfer, Rosalie and Bertha Neuroth spent Sunday at Clear Lake. MSB. John Ludwlg and baby spent Monday at Algona at the home ol her parents, Mr. an4 Mrs. Henry Wchter. Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Pehnert and family of St. Paul camfl Monday to spend a few days at the home of Mrs. Joseph Rahm, Jr Mrs. Jule Seller and Mrs, president, Forest Ohrlstensen; vice president,- Peter CThorson; fce Harriet Jensen; treasurer^ Hilda hannson; planistr Pearl Sande Janitor, Lenus Jensen. Arnold Anderson and James Dolan started Tuesday for a campingtrip through the weriiwtth[Seattle, Washington, as their destination, where 'James has a sister, Veronica Dolan, who is employed as a stenographerr-Hls brother, Faber, is also there, going to a school for mechanic!. The many frienOs of Mr. and Mrs. R. L, Rossman and son, BeJno, may be interested to know they arrived at their destination, Martindalo, J?ow York. This is Mr, Rossraan'B old home and they arrived without mishap, having had a pleasant Journey. They spent a week with Mr. Rpssman's brother in Chicago, / • BOARD PROCECD1NGS Auditor's office, ten o'clock a. m., June 20, 1030,—Board of supervisors ol Kossuth county met pursuant to adjournment with all members present. This being the time heretofore Axed for further hearing on establishment of Dr. pist. No. 178 and including of additional land. On motion by Punne- tnark-'nnd second by Morris that further hearing on Dr. 178 is hereby continued to 1:30 p. m. On motion board, adjourned to one o'clock p. m. One o'clock p. nj. board of supervisors met pursuant to adjournment with all members present . Motion by Morris and second by McDonald that the 15th day of July, 1830, at two p. m. is hereby feed as time for receiving bids for furnishing material and labor for county shed to be erect? fid AvfiR* nil Motion by Funnemarit and second by Morris that county Auditor Is hereby j. o, instructed to cay the sum el MB, DAN BISHOP. "I certainly can recommend ISonJola, highly to all who suffer from the ailments I had," said Mr. Dan Bishop, 932 P. Street, Lincoln. "It was Kon- Jola that made a new man of me. J had stomach trouble for years and gas caused me Intense pain, l Buffered so badly from rheumatism that I could scarcely raise my arms. Konjola soon endfd the indigestion and rheumatic- pains. Now, at 59, I am feeling better than I have J» years, j have an excellent appetite and can eat anything- i wish. Many of the things I now eat I could not eat at aU before taking Konjola." "It Is the aame glad story whenever this great medicine is given a real test. KonJola' Js no a "wre-ajl"; there is no such thto?. hu* when given a, real '.«v«r & period of frow four to eight fete great medicine has made a it of ten chimes belief, W sold to Algpna, jowa, at fc^Jtag^rt..* HI ft*

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