Ten Pages. AlGIONA, IOWA WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6,1930 VOL. 2&— NO. COL HARRY LANTRY DROPS DEAD Death Occurs ftoffl a Heart Weakness While at His Breakfast. GAINED HIGH PLACE IN RAILWAY WORLD. Ugona Boy, Who Became General Man. , ager at Great Railway, Loved by Friends of His Youth. News of the sudden death of Col. Harry Lantry at Seattle, Washington, came to Algona last Saturday. Mrs. Tom Sherman, "a sister, received the shocking news over the telephone from . her sister, Mrs. Hi. B. Kennedy, who "called up from her home in Minneap- - i oils. Col. Lantry, who was in the height, of his career as one of the -•*"1eiaing<TaUway^ecutives of the country, was generally supposed .to be in vigorous health, though it was known i by some of his intimates .that' his heart was none-too strong. It is stated that while at the breakfast table Harry, who had not been 111 so far as Is' known, suddenly fell over in his chair and' expired. His heart trouble dates-back to his services during the World War, when he had a serious attack of the flu in Siberia, leaving his heart affected, although he never complained. His brother, Cleve, who lives' at Spokane, v was notified and went to Seattle immediately and took charge of the remains. It is expected that Cleve Lantry and his family will accompany the body to Minneapolis, arriving there Thursday evening. The body will be accompanied to Algona Friday by the following relatives: Dr. " and Mrs. B. B. Kennedy and Mrs. Ed- na'Lantry Moore of Minneapolis; Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Smith of Lemmon, South Dakota, and Cleve Lantry and his family from Spokane. The funeral party will drive to.Algona and $ie,old " -JMends of Harrygliantry, iwUT.havesan 1 opportunity* ,,to see.Jiim.^for;the 5 'last time at the Laird & Belmer', Funeral . Parlors, where the Jjody'.may; b'^s&n '- Friday after six o'clock In' the 1 ftveninar. COL HARRY LANTBY. what they were able to accomplish there under trying conditions. , , Married California Girl. Harry was married In the west in 1891 to Miss Mollie McCracken at San Bernardino, California.'-when twenty • two years of age. After a short but happy year of married life, his young bride, died, but the romance of that happy year never faded from the mind of the young husband, and he remained true to the memory of his wiie unto his death. The surviving members of the Lantry family are Mrs. B. B. Kennedy of Minneapolis; Mrs. C. D. Smith-of Lemmon, 'South Dakota; Cleve Lantry of Spokane, Washington, and Mrs. Tom Sherman of 'Algona, Mrs. W, B. Hutchinson, Hannah, the oldest Lantry girl, died hi Pasadena, California, a few years ago. i,- 4 Always Remembered the Ola Home. Harry /although he had not home^Jn AlgonaJor" pel'' yearslfWill retained: all jof „ shipsfof ;^ls boyhoo'd 'days., jwas always "Harry'fcto hcw* ' to tbf'Beneral W>nager)hlp KOSSUTH WOMEN AT STATE FAIR •ortland Township Women will Give a Pldylet at Fair August 22. IPECIAL SECTION FOE F. B. MEMBERS. Women's Farffl Bureau Display to Take In Nearly Every Subject Farm Women Are Interested In. Women of the Kossuth county farm ureau have been designated'to, pro- ide a demonstration in home'furnlsh- ng at.the 1930 Iowa State Fair opening n Des Moines August 20. They are Mrs. Alfred Godfredson and Mrs. S. M. Peterson of Portland township. -,,They will give a playlet "Mrs. Olson Makes A Basket." This will be given August 22. . • ; -.';' In their demonstration on this sub- cot, the local farm bureau women will >resent one of the most interesting 'eatures on the women's program,dur- ng the coming fair, and, in addition, will have a special booth In the? Women's Building covering the same sub- ect. There will be a total of thirty different county farm bureau project booths in this section of the fab, each one taking up some major ; project which Iowa farm bureau women have been carrying during the past year. Each county will also present a demonstration on s6me special day of the fair* Local farm bureau leaders say that they expect an especially large number of farm bureau members to attend the state fan- in Des Moines this month. A special section has, been set aside in state fair free camp , 'wilTJbe, „ t - • - - ' •--'—'-'•- T— j"~^i '." -.—«at nine, o'clock and the bunal. -- . „ In the Algona Catholic cemetery; where Harry had himself' arranged' for his own burial place beside that of his par" cuts. The services at the grave .wul be in charge of the 'American Wgion, and full military honors will be given. A number of prominent railway officials are expected In Algona for the funeral ceremony. . Death Ends Brilliant Career. The death of Harry Lantry ends the career of one of Algona's most distinguished sons, whose climb up the ladder in the. business world has been watched with pride by his- old Algona friends. Thomas H. Lantry was born at McGregor, Iowa, July 3, 1869, and was a little over sixty-one years of age at the time'of his death..; His parents, the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas H. Lantry, .who later became prominent in Kossuth county affairs, moved to Al, £>na .with their family in 1870, Mr, Lantry becoming depot agent for the Milwaukee railway In Algona, later be- soming county treasurer and cashier pf'the Algona State 'Bank. Harry, whose education was, obtained in the public schpols of AlBona, and the raU" -way station conducted by his father, Uterally grew UP in the .railway busU i ness. He was-.perhaps only sixteen tears old when he took a job as night telegraph operator in the depot at Canton, South Dakota, and afterwards he served in railways offices in many P TUn teWS-M that he knew the railway business from the section crew to the president's office. He was a natural railway man and early showed his executive ability on the western divisions of some of the great railway systems, when given free rein by his y • in clearing away wrecks and g the mountain divisions BOW. He served as train dispatcher in Spokane and was promoted to di, visionTuperlntendent on the Norther^ pacific Ballway system. Later he was made B S manager of the western About four years ago he divisions. was made general manager of Pacific BaUway the' Harry was also vice th?No y rthem Pacific Terminal ' company of Portland, p*eg«>. Serve* io Siperto Purto* War, Durina the Worl4 War Harry was one of the outstanding prao* uMRM 'days his generous ,—-,, , (any accumulation of wealth. Instead his money "went frr the benefit of thqse who might need it moref than he. Tender-hearted, and, sympathetic ne was loved by'all'who knew-Mm, One of his well known characteristics -was his love for his parents and brother anc sisters. He never failed to come to AlBona for Decoration Day, for many years, making the trip from the Pacific coast for the sole purpose of honoring his parents' memory and -Visiting with the friends of his youth. Judge Bonar Won « the Whiskey Jug Last Thursday at the weekly Klwanls luncheon Judge J. L. Bonarwas the recipient of the weekly attendance prize. It turned out to be- a stone jug holding what was purported to be a gallon of old "red-eye" bottled in it City. It was presented to th i»uu by T. -H. Chrlschilles and J. t Auner, both of whom recently returnee from a tour throughout the East anr 1 Canada. The contents of the Jug wer duly sampled by- some' of the member of the club IncludinBjjtmr esteemed fel low townsman, Joe Bloom, who pronounced it the veal stuff although it i a debatable question as to whether .30 would know good liquor when he taste it. At any rate he wanted more. For favors there were miniature not ties filled with chocolate and a dash o whiskey which were also brought torn by Chrlschilles and Auner. Unlortun ately, the whiskey had evaporated .0 something and all that was left wa the'chocolate which proved disappoint ing to ;a number of wets in the club. Doocy Barn Near Bancroft Burned Seneca, August 5. Special: Aver unfortunate event ocurred at th James Doocy farm two miles west of Bancroft Saturday evening when the barn, which is practically new, was Burned to the ground. The Doocy family were eating supper when the nre was first noticed. The live i, took were air driven from the-barn, except one calf. The fly nets on the horses were burning as they were led tnm i tt» barn.' The barn contained roost of this year's oftts crop, as they were thresh- tug that day, however, some of the grain was pot threshed as yet. The hay in the mow burned .and a new straw pUe plose to the barn was aUso * - just a few years ago the was burned also causing th e Wesley Boy Now Touring Europe. Clare Kunz, san of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kunz of Wesley, left July 11 for a three months' tour of Europe. He is a member of an orchestra which sailed on tho S. S. New Amsterdam MERCURY SOARS TO 110 DEGREES Record of a Week Ago is Broken on Sunday as the Corn Suffers in Heat. COEN IN FAIR SHAPE AS YET Jie^lOO-acre state far ree camp grounds, reservg4 for f arm £ Bureau members,, W many locatf^acation • out BiiganeJ tearea dur- *««"displays ubject in, at') ne fur- Rain on .Monday was .60 of an % Incl >' and mi Much Good V "•- #/ ''"*' ' Iowa Corn Crop. * 11 ,, •/ i" ' t ^The pasttw'e men," , midwest state women's of the big featuwfftf-*h year, -V'^X:; ' k 'Pfc < ^p^^S^Iowa andtthe 1-JL-H.iS., to attend the t which is one* i state fair this Victims of Ptomaine Poisoning at Burt, Dr. W. T. Peters dropped into the office Tuesday afternoon for a little visit, and, told us some of the happenings around the little city of Burt. Monday evening he went to the home of Mrs. Robert Cogdill to take his washing, and upon arriving there found Mrs. Cogdill and Miss Hattie Warda, who is chief operator of the Burt telephone exchange, lying on the floor too ill with ptomaine poisoning to get to the phone and call a doctor. It seems that they had been out In the country the day before to a chicken dinne?, and had taken home some pieces of tne chicken for their Monday lunch. Left over chicken not infrequently causes stomach disorders when It ha?' not been kept on ice or when it has stood in anything but earthenware, china, or porcelain dishes. It is thought that the chicken caused the Illness. Dr. Peters took care of the two ladles ana they are now recovering. Tuesday morning Dr. Peters was call£d into service to reduce a fracture of the left Nvrist for Dean Mann, "son of T? O. Mann, who works on his fatn- >r's farm. Fred Carter had gone out to the Mann (arm'to haul a truck load of oats, anq had driven onto the scales which are located in a double corn cnb. •young Mann was standing up near tne front of the truck box when some of -tne planks in the scale gave way and the truck tipped over on him, factur- ing his left wrist, bruising his arm. leg and side quite badly. Had he been standing nearer the back of the truck he would undpubtedlv have been killed before the truck could have been lifted from him. , r ,,. 'No 'Monda Algona Boy Practicing Law at Mason City Allen A. Brunsoft, former Algona boy, 'ho is now practicing law at Mason ity was given the following write-up n Monday's edition of the Mason City "Slobe-Gazette. Allan is one of Alona's young men who has set out to make a place for himself in the legal vorld, and friends are glad to seo im located near Algona. Allan A. Brunson, the latest addition o the Cerro Gordo county bar has he distinction of being the youngest, ttorney in Mason City. Although on- y twenty-four years of age, he has ;arted practicing by himself and has n office in the M. B. A. building. He is the son of Glen A. Brunson, who is deputy lederal prohibtlon ad- nlnlstrator for the southern district of f Iowa. ; Hls father has headquarters n Des Moines. Lived In Algona. Attorney Brunson was born In April, 1906, at Algona. He attended grade schools there and was graduated from the Algona high school in 1924. Then ie went to the State University of Iowa at Iowa City end was graduated with a degree of A. B. In 1928. He passed the bar examination in October, 1929, and was admitted to federal practice In December, 1929. He was graduated from the college of law at the State University of Iowa February, 1930, with a degree of LL. B. Likes Mason City. On March 1, 1930, Attorney Brunson oame to Mason City and started practicing. He says he chose Mason City as a location-because he liked the city. George L. Galbraith Bied on Wednesday in San Antonio, Texas. —Courtesy Mason City Globe-Gazette ALLAN A. BRUNSON. Since he had lived in Algona and hac been here many times, he was well acquainted locally. Attorney Brunson rooms at the Y. M 0. A. of which he is a member. He is also a member of the Junior Ohambe of Commerce and Phi Delta Phi, national legal fraternity. He has a sea ond lieutenant's commission in the of fleers' reserve corps. Aged Lotts Creek Man Died July 28. Lotts Creek, August 5. Special: Carl Mlttag, son ,of ^Frederick Mlttag and wife, Friederieke, nee Leudtke, was born on April 18, 1843 in Pominerania, .Germany, and died in Lotts Creek. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faithfjby P,astor Oderbrecht. He came to Afflericaf about vthp year 1887 and,locatSl in- WisconW''On Decembers, 1OT1, he'\wasfitd in niarrtagiFto • WHITTEMORE MAYOR IN AUTO ACCIDENT VLfpuouqr +^w j^»***» ***^»- *u*vf>-A ».«™»— night and it was a- |ife-Siafar for th com, -although it Is not t 'ihought tha the corn crop is damaged to a'great ex tent here. If there are a few days o comparatively cool weather everythin wilj&orae out all Tight **Fhe' cjom crop will hot' be as large as in previous years, but the quality will be good. The heat was general all over th middle west and in Nebraska and Kan sas the corn crop is about ruined. I a few places in iowa the thermometer registered as high as 113 degrees. This Is a record for Iowa for many years and it is hoped that there will be no more of it. The rainfall In Algona amounted to .6^ibf an inch and farther south It amotfnted to more than an Inch.- It seems that In Iowa the weatherman always tantalizes the farmer so far, and then at the critical moment lets it rain and the crops come through in good shape. The crops could stand some jnore rain but they have enough to last until ttie threshing season is ; over which will be in a few days. The weather report for the week is as follows: of all. Overall* Catch in ears, Lone Boofe August 6-. Special; while • -•- grata fit m PWJ .S w ? ldt Sullivan Makes 8jth Hole in Two Shots. 3 W- Sullivan is fast advancing to the profewional class as a golfer. Sunday morning he sank his ball in the cup on number eight green in two shots, making a record for the club. He bad made a long drive when he teed off for number eight, and tne ball stopped nearby the number nine tee. A <3eopnit .shot put the ball on the green, where, it hit the flag pple, bounced ba* » littl? and rolled down into the S As tin as is known this is the flrst tUn* that the hole has been made in two. f*»d Mr. Sullivan is to be congratulated. Floaters Wwe Kicked Qut of Town. Three floaters were picked up by tfarshftl UewyJlle Saturday night and Wednesday ..—, ;"—87 Thursday ........92 Friday .•••'05 Saturday 101 Sunday -310 Monday, rain -66 . ,.. 97 Tuesday • 87 High Low 58 54 67 74 76 73 68 drunkene§8. wej.e pja way were brought before thpueht advisable to of tawn and save • —, at the . ,. ft wwr. Former Algonian Weds in the West. Announcements of the marriage of George Norman Mihkler, former Algona man and Miss XiBnra K Norene, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Norene, of Seattle, which occurred June 29, were received in Algona by friends recently. The couple is at home in the Clark apartment to Puyallup, Washington, where Mr. Minkler owns a dry cleaning .estabiidhmlent; Mr. Minkler is a son of George L. Mirikler of Seattle, who visited in Algona last summer during the Jubilee, He was employed at tne Elk Oleawrs six or seyen years ago. member on OctoB.p86lt.l879, and^haa been a very.'Jgithful ftMiactive member' for morellihan flfty%ears. ' ?r< He died suddenly moHday afternqph* July 28th at'the age • ojt .ieighty-vSewn years, threa^months and- twelve day's. Those surviving to mourn his "death are: his aged widow, one daughter, Mrs. Ida Jentz of Fenton; one brother, Ferdinand of Lotts Creek; one sister, Mrs. Augusta Laabs of Watertown, Wisconsin; nine/grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held Thursday at the Lotts Creek Lutheran church an interment was made' in the church cemetery. Bev. Fiene, his pastor, officiated. Pall bearers were John Markgraf, Louis Hintz, Edward Kressin, Edward Tietz, August Meyer and Andrew Kadlng. Aunt of Algonian Killed in Smashup. A tragic accident occurred last Wednesday afternoon a mile east of Fort Dodge when two cars game together in a head-on collision. One person was killed instantly and one died two days later. Five others were injured. Clarence Fairbanks ,of Fort Dodge, was coming from the east at a high rate of speed and apparently was on the wrong side of the road when the collision occurred. The other car was occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Sten Stenson and daughter, Nora, Mr. and Mrs. HJalmer Jansen and Christian Fixen, all of Clarion. Mrs. Stenson suffe'.od a fractured skull and she never regained consciousness. She died in the hospital at Fort Dodge on Friday after the accident. Mrs. Stenson was an aunt of Mrs. Boy Brownell of Algona. Both cars were completely demolished. Miss Stenson suffered a broken ankle and Mr, Jansen a broken arm. The rest of the party escaped with severe bruises. Tom Carmody fend I)rew Badly Oj .*• ^6t" «U r _ < } HOH*J John f > Cars',,*Met in 5ead-on Near Cars Wrec " IONEER MERCHANT DIED IN TEXAS OWNED MUCH .REAL ESTATE IN COUN%Y. Opened Dry Goods Store In Algona In 1870. Owned Nearly 2,000 Acres at Galbrnlth Switch. Algonians toeie shocked to hear of he death of George Oalbratth last Friday in San Antonio, Texas. Mr. Galbraith had been sufleHn^ for a number of years with a hernia and hat is what caused his .death. He had .one to Texas In. December, 1038, to >e with his wife qjad .had stayed on after her death. «',•'Amy Peugnet and daughter, Mrs. Mbrle,.Llchty, have been taking care of hhn since that time. Mr. Galbralth-was,%,p.onear merchant of Algona, Having come here with ils parents in 1870, He, wjth ,, his brother, John, who died a .year,of-, so ago, started a .dry goods storV in the buildings just west of the Kohlhaaa Bros, garage and the horssuhoe court. Mr. Galbraith made a fortune in r^al estate In Algona and the surrountT territory. He owned from 1100 to ; acres of land around' the Galbr Switch in . Sherman township, was named for him and nearly half the business b Algona. .$& George Galbraith — of the most enter business men in, we rememberjjft" double i 'Ml ^m '<w& * i v a> <;ne big stow; smaller'tair'- 4 - Whittemore, August 6. Special: Tor Carmody, mayor of Whittemore, an John Drew met with a serious acclrlen Tuesday jusc north of Rolfe, when the had a head-bit collision with a car dny en oy Wm. Henry of Whittemore. Mr. Cannudy was driving his son, George's new Ford sedan and with Mr. Drew was returning from Plover. Henry was coming from the north. Both cars were badly wrecked. John ( Drew was unconscious when he was ^taken from the car. He was carried to a farm house and a physician was palled from Rolfe. After receiving first aid he was brought home in an ambulance from Pocahontas. His injuries were a severe gash It the scalp which required seven stitches to close, a bad gash in the chin In which three stitches were taken and he had his right arm and hip crushed and bruised. Mr. Oarmody has a long deep cut on his face, his wrist is bruised and he has bruises on his body. Young Henry had three other men with him and none were injured. The sheriff and county attor- rnan who happened to be in Rolfe ney were called and with a state man who happened to be In Rolfe, investigated the accident. Just two weeks airo Mr. Drew was in an accident when his car was wrecked in a head-on collision with Nick Meurer of Plover. Mr. Drew was injured, but not severely at that time. „ tf; Mr'A et -and on * store now bei store, with i\ charge. Mr. > showed his en-, Je big two sfiory ' State street for Tie* in Golf Tourney Played Off. In the handicap golf tournament at the local golf course, E. C.'McMahon won first. J. A. McDonald and D. E. Dewel tied for second and V- L. McMahon, B. W. Horigan, H. J. Lacy and B. Barnard Wed for. third. In the play-offs McDonald won over Dewea for second place whiph gave Dewel third place. Boy MoMahon was the winner over the other group for fourth place. Jim McDonald says that as yet, none of them have seen the prizes Which were supposed to be given out, and |s anxiously awaiting: his prize. Auxiliary to Hpid State Convention. The state convention of the American Region Auxiliary wttj he held on August i?, 14, and l& ftl PPft Dodge. A large delegation from AJgona and $1 county is ftspepted to attend. ?. H. Webstw, v\® if county -„ j ,j—i _j, yjg local I speech. Algona Man Was Injured by Fall. Robert Smith is suffering from a badly bruised face and body, the result of a fall from a wagon recently. He •was riding with another man when the wheels of the wagon went down off the curb and he was thrown face downward on the pavement. Mr. and Mrs. Collinson Lose Their Little Son. Delbert Leonard, the three months old son of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Colliu- gon, died at the Iowa City hospital on Saturday, August 2, where Mr. Collinson is taking treatments. The remains were brought to Algona and funeral services were held at the Laird Undertaking Parlors yesterday afternoon by Bev. Allen Wood and burial made in Elverview cemetery- Livermore Man Fractured Leg. Louis Seward of Livermore was brought to the Kossuth hospital last Sunday suffering from a fractured leg. The belt from a gasoline engine flew off and wrapped around his leg fracturing it just below the knee. LuVerne Man Died Sunday, LuVerne, August 4.—August Pergande, 72, prominent retired LuVerne farmer, died at his home here Sunday afternoon from a carbuncle which had confined him to his bed all of last week. Mr. Pergande moved to LuVerne with his wife several years ago after a life time of successful farming. The family has lived here since early pioneer days and is very well known in the community. The pioneer is survived by his widow, one daughter, Mrs. Carl Bchipull, ind six sons, Albert, August, Carl, Edward, Fred and Henry. The senior Pergande amassed enough land in his years of farming here to leave ea-ch of his sons a large farm iij tho neighborhood. Funeral services will be held at the LuVerne Lutheran church Tuesday afternoon with the Rev. P. Brauner in charge. Burial will be in the LuVerne Lutheran cemetery. Here is Reason for Monday's Rain. Whittemore, August 6. Special Peter Reding was about the only mnn in the country who knew that It would rain Monday and offered to bet $:>0 with any of his neighbors that it wonld. Mr. Bedlng said that he had lived in Kossuth county fifty-four years and it had never failed to rain dur'ag tho time when he threshed. TJu Bed- ings would hava finished theshiu-,' on Tusclay If it had not rained. Miss .Lett^, Galbraith 1.J terprlse in brick building _____ ..... the Swift Companytlihd ifwaK .thtfi erection of this buildlhg thft" ----"i^-* the big plant to Algona for'J ters. Mrs. Galbraith had lived in'I tonio, because of ill health years before her death, and Galbraith made his home with relatives in Algona. He was known for his honesty, Integrity and business acumen. He was always kind to unfortunates often taking tramps home ,and feeding them from his own table. George Lamb Galbraith was born,'In Johnstown, Wisconsin, April 2, 1849, and was eighty-one years old at tho time of his death on August first in San Antonio, Texas. His parents .vVere William and Isabella Galbraith. 'Mr. Galbraith was educated in the Episcopal school In Janesville, Wisconsin, and came to Algona with his parents in 1870. In September, 1876, he was united in marriage to Mary Ellen, foster daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William. Cordingley. Mrs. Galbraitli died in January of this year. There were no children born to Mr, and Mrs. Galbraith. One sister, Mrs. Isabella Ni- cdulin, of Hollywood, 'California, is lefi to mourn besides a number of nieces and nephews. His brother, John, and two sisters, Mrs. Mary Purvis arid Mrs. Jane Salisbury, nil of .whom, preceded him in death, also lived In AlgbA&- A nephew, Fernley Nicoupn of. Hollywood, California, brought thq tjqpy to-' Algona. Funeral services '.were held at two-thirty today at the' home of ' E. J. Hough on North Thnrlngton. street. Mrs. Hough is a niece at Mr.. Galbraith. Rev. A. English ofTie|^feri- Burial was in Rlvervlew cemetery.'MfA Isabella Nicoulln and son, Fernley, a,re here from Hollywood for the funeral, Johnston and Brogan Go to Detroit. J. B. Johnston of this city and-A. D. Brogan of Whittemore are in Detroit this week attending a jubilee of the American Life Insurance Company on their one hundred millions of dollars of life insurance in force. Mr, Johnston has represented this company for twenty-nine years in this territory except for two'or three years spent'in Colorado and is one of the pioneer Insurance men of the county. Elizabeth Webster is Tennis Champion. Elizabeth Webster, daughter of Rev. and Mrs. F. H. Webster, made quite a record in tennis at'the Baptist Assembly, in Iowa Falls last week. In the mixed doubles she was paired with H. N. Kruse, county trqpurer .fin'd they were the winners. In the women's doubles, she was paired wltij Irvln of Iowa City and they'- vlctorlous. Miss Webster |_, against Miss Iryin in the singles and defeated tier'" " pionshtpof" " * " " division: "
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