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The Pea Moifte^Bepublican, September 10, 1930 Beggars CAN Choose Margaret Weymouth Jackson Cop/right by Spttbi-tterrm Co. WNT) Servlco , SYNOPSIS CHAPTER IX—Unconscious, Ernestine Is taken to a hospital, where Will, gent by Lorlng, finds her. After a night of anguish the baby is born and Ernestine's recovery assured. Will Joins Poola In opening an independent studio, which promises to be succeusful. Tha Todd's take up their llfo again. CHAPTER X—Poole'g lack of Interest in the new venture threatens to wreck It, Will has a vision of success us a painter, the dream of his life. Poole, on the eve of giving up his work and going to Florida, Is found dead in the studio. CHAPTER XI—-Poole's death causes the closing of the studio. Financial difficulties again confront Will and Ernestine. She frets and becomes irritable, but'Will seemingly Is little disturbed, occupying himself with work he does not let her see. With the children, Ernestine goes to visit the Pas- tano's at Langley lake. Before they leave, Will, feeling they are drifting apart, seeks to reach an understanding with Ernestine, without telling her of his aspirations to become a painter, but has little success. tContinued fronTTaat. Wednesday.) CHAPTER XII The Death Car "If you came home again your father would make a settlement upon you. He thinks you fear that the money would'destroy your marriage. But If you came hoine, he would do it for you." , "I wouldn't leave Will. I'm still of the same mind that money doesn't solve /problems." "But, Ernestine, think how nice it would be for you to be home again. It isn't as though you were happy. We can see that you aren't We can all see such a change in you this summer. And another babyl Of course, It's your own affair, but Lillian nnd your mother would be so delighted. It's Impossible for us to be friends with Will. We've" tried—" , Ernestine' smiled -scornfully * and glanced at Lorlng with such disdain that he flushed. "Never mind," he said, "you don't know how we have tried. lou don't know." •' r WllJl^]Mn^^pjecIate < yp 1 S,,..^,, tnent she was struct with a bright memory.' HIS composure, his self-assurance were broken by the npthrust Of gome powerful emotion. She was ft girl again, at her mother's house, mating up the front steps, he stood at the top In her way, looking at her eagerly, his face so—alive, disturbing. They stared at each other, remembering, caught and held together, Bat Ernestine thrust this clamoring thought away from her. This man wns Lillian's husband. This was Jonathan Hamilton's son, her father's son-in-law and adviser. He was one of her own people. "You haven't been kind to Will, any of you," she stammered, trying to bring the talk back to commonplace. "He hasn't accepted our kindness," Lorlng answered slowly. "It Isn't only that he's proud," said Ernestine. "He's Vain as well, He's different. He's entitled to his vanity." "At any cost?" asked Lorlng In a low voice. "I think there are men who would consider pride too dear— for your happiness." Ernestine's thoughts were In confusion. Lorlng's words came back to sn¥ haa nevertheless been Influence! to vexation beyond measure that Pas- tano should be 60 capable and Will so futile. Now her tears fell from her eyes In great scalding drops. What was she, Ernestine BHceland, doing in this band of cutthroats and thieves? All of Ruby Pastano's efficiency was to her nothing now but filthy rags. All her relationship with him and his family, from the beginning, had been built on mlsundertand- Ing. They were too far apart Not even affection ah* liking, not even respect could bridge the gap, the difference in Ideals, in standards, In purposes. This generous, unscrupulous man, bringing the victims of rapine so unfalteringly Into the heart of his own home was Will's friend—not hers. She had nothing in common with these people, and she would never have. And she had shut the door of her heart against her own flesh 'and blood, because of Will's pride, and had opened it to .these—these— She choked and her throat turned bitter with gall at them. (Continued Next Wednesday). Weshy News Items LONE BOCK NEWS. Abruptly the Car Had Entered the Inlet Road. her, nothing but poverty and childbearing and distress. Oh, she had haJ more than that from Will. She had had llfel But was there to be for her no permanent peace and security with Will? She doubted It. And this doubt brought another: Has my whole Instinct concerning Will been false? Is- the family's Judgment of him correct and my own mistaken? They .think; him erratic, trivial, unsteady, a failure—o God In Heaven, help me— \. She turned away from Lorlng and took the path up through the shrubs toward the lawn about the house. She stumbled along as though to get ajvay Morris Thompson went to Iowa City last week for an operation. H. J. Rice went to Forest City Friday to see a sister, who Is In & hospital. iMIftl Wm. Price of Lodi,'Wisconsin, vls- «d at the home of J. M. Blanchard unday. Mrs. Osher of Graettinger is visiting t the home of her daughter, Mrs. M. E. Jensen. Beginning last Sunday church will e at ten-thirty and Sunday School t eleven-thirty. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dacken went to ee their son, Lester, last week Sun- lay at Oakdale. Elvldge -Sc Radlg, stocx buyers, are juilding a new office across the rull- oad track this week. Mr. and Mrs. John Sones of Chero kee visited at the J. M Blanchard lome Thursday "and I'ridsy. S. W. Wolfe of Fenton visited at the home of his daughters, Mrs Calvin Householder, over the week end. Mr. and Mrs. P. M. Chiistensen went to Fairmont Sunday to visit a brother of Mrs. Christensen, A. F. Krueger. Buth Tarbell and a friend Letha Stull of Waterloo visited with Ruth's mother, Mrs. H. F. Tarbell,: last week end. • Rose Krause went to Ayrshire last Sunday where she will resume teaching: She has taught there for flve " were Tying ln ; the sand on I', the > beach atl' Lanji^" s ^a' * Mre. Pns- tano's gaudy while and ^green summer bouse reared Its red roof back of them. The water was very shallow at this point so that the children could run In and out of it. "Oh, Ernestine, If you would come borne, we would be so good to you," Lorlng's voice Implored her. "We?" she asked, turning to look at him. "Is It that you want me back In the fnmlly circle or that you want to break up Will's home?" "I think he is by way of breaking up his own home," he said slowly, weighing his words, moving cautiously against her loyalty to Will. "I understand that he hasn't written to you since you came down here four weeks ago. Miiybe he wouldn't be sorry to be f re§." Ernestine laughed at this, and he said solemnly: "At this time such neglect must seem cruel to you." ''I wish." she exclaimed Impatiently, "that people were able to Ignore my so-called 'delicate condition.' After all, Will has his own problems. Let's not talk about It, Probably ho hasn t written because he has no news to write about." Lorlng was persistent and presently be took up the matter again from a different point of attack. "It's wonderful what a little money can do for children. I've noticed Elaine every time I've been down this summer. «he's so happy here— by the cool water-r-" Ernestine wondered why she listened to Him. Certainly the child had .• responded to the opportunities of the lake shore, the sleeping porch, the cool nights and sunny days. But not even for Elaine would she go back on Will -r-ori her marriage. ' It only Will would write to her! Her longing for some word from him was Intolerable. She felt that If she did not hear from him she would leave the children behind and go to Chicago. Twice she had made all her arrangements for such a trip, but both times pride had bejd her back. If anything happened to him, the neighbors would know, She wrote to Mrs. Pryor once a week or BO, Will wanted to be alone. He wanted the tie between them to be JO abeyance. She could not go after him. Not now. "Oh. Ernestine, my dear little Bister," Lorlng pleaded with her, seeing her tears, being unable to suppress h s feelings, "Why do yon keep yp»w« tied to WW, when He has brought you only unhappiness? You have done everything for hlm-everythlng. What have you hud from your marriage but poverty and child-bearing and distress? He needs to be wakened-be doesn t realise what you have meant to him, listening to him now, for the first time, and her heart trembled , the dsrfc suggestions °* *' B she cpuld hurt Will, P he flUed ** ^'^ao^*^*''Se^'^^iSe^W6^ the lake road as she advanced from the water's edge, and now abruptly the car had entered the Inlet road and swung about before the house. At this Instant when sKe became conscious of It and Its arrival, the air was still filled with the grinding of brakes, while the doors of the car spilled open and It disgorged three of four men who were carrying others. One of the two men lifted from the car was either dead or dying, for a thin bright stream ran from him as they laid him on the grass. Bright red dripped from the running board. The other man was being carried Indoors, while two tied their coats together to make a stretcher for the first man lifted out. A shout brought Madame Pastano from the house. The gardener, the houseman appeared on the run. The whole household was instantlj concentrated with skilled, practiced efficiency, so quiet, so quick tha' Ernestine was still gaping while 1 was all accomplished. The hose was running furiously across the lawn The rug was brought from the floor of the car, and thrown Into the lake with rocks on top of It. The gardenei put the hose Inside the car ana washed the floor and the miming board. An other caino from the garage with a different car rug, with a dlfferen license'plate which he changed in a moment, and the driver of the ca moved It up a little, so that the grave could be picked up In a shovel, and carried and thrown Into the lake, the fresh spot raked together. Now old Grandmother Pastano, an ancient dume who spoke not a wore of English, came from the porch, he head wrapped In a shawl, and got Int the car and sat by the window, he thick Jeweled hand resting on the edg of the glass. The car turned abou and, with a different driver, move< sedately back along the lake road whence It had come—as Innocent ai: peurlng a vehlcle | as ever rode th highway. No one had noticed her, there atth end of the lake walk, among the caru fully cut shrubs. Ernestine move back and came to the little summo house and sat down In it, for he limbs would carry her no farther. The dreadful efficiencies of .the 1'as tarios hod all this time Increased he wrath with Will. She could not bea It for him to be In a daze, to go abou with the -air which had exasperate Lillian the night Elaine was born- helpless, hopeless and confused. Sh couldu't stand the thought that h was a failure while these foreigner were thick with success. Ruby I'astano had power. He love money. He had It. He was drarnutl and generous with It. Ho wanted 1 to show. He loved to empty his pockets—knowing well where he might refill them. And all summer she had compared this man's magic with Will's fumbling. Deliberately she had shut her ears against stories of political corruption, against tales ot graft and bribery, of Ruby Pastano who was generous with policemen. Qrowlog Strong »na well agala, with the children bioowipg »» d w tbe benevolence ww ." "*._ * hog8 madness had been to, her than the Und- Agent's Convention- Mr, and M*s. R. B. Hopkins left Monday morning for a three weeks' pleasure tour through the east. Their first stop Monday night was with Mrs. Ruth B. Kunz at Madison, Wisconsin, where they stayed until Tuesday, then going to Chicago for a brief stop with Dr. and Mrs. John F. Smith, former Wesley doctor. On Wednesday they will board one of the four special trains out of that place for Boston, Massachusetts, to be present on September 14, for the opening of ft four day convention of the Railroad Ticket Agent's Association. Enroute to Boston, stops will be made at Stratford, Pennsylvania, for a trip to Vallley oFrge, a daylight trip down the Hudson River; a complimentary luncheon and dinner in Philadelphia; a sight seeing tour of the city including stops at Independence Hall, Fairmount Park, and the P. R. R. new terminal. From Philadelphia, the conventioneers go to Atlantic City for a big day of amusements, all complimentary of some of the large business places there. On Saturday, breakfast will be enjoyed at the "New Yorker", a new hotel In New York City. From there the guests go to a special ferry boat for a four hours' ride around New York's harbors with a luncheon served on the boat. A sight seeing trip about the city will be the treat of the Chambers of Commerce of New York City. After dinner, dancing and theatre parties given complimentary to the guests, the ticket agents and their wives will leave for Boston where the convention proper will convene from Sunday until on Thursday. After four big days In Boston, Mr. and Mrs. Hopkins, who will be among 4,000 conventioneers, will leave for a few days' trip -to Washington, D. C., before going to Cleveland, Ohio, to visit with their friends, George McKean and wife. Mr. Hopkins has been in the employ of the C. M. & St. P. Railway Company for the past forty years, thirty-seven of which has been spent as the ticket agent right here hi Wesley. Mrs. Hap- klns ha s held a similar position at Hutchlns for the past ten years, coming from South Dakota, where she had been working for the same company. R. A. Shull of Vivian, South Dakota,-is relief agent for Mr. Hopkins 'and 0. S. Gerkey of Waukon ts filling the vacancy at Hutchlns, caused by the absence of Mrs. Hopkins. Won Prizes- Last week Tuesday before going to he fair, Superintendent Swanson hurriedly picked together some school ex- ilbts to enter at the school booths at Algona. Anna Seimer won first prize on a geometry note book; Irene Haynes won first on a biology note book;-Helen Franzen won first in the domestic science class .with a smocked pillow; Snar Franzen won second In the manual training section with a hall tree. Mrs. John Hutchison, Mrs. Wm. Henderson and James motored to Port Dodge Monday to consult an eye specialist In the Interest of James who has been taking treatments there the past month. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Conley and family of Llvermore, Mr. and Mrs. Alfren Erdman and children and their mother, Mrs. Kate Kennedy, enjoyed a family get together and picnic at the Call State Park Sunday. Mrs. J. H. Lloyd held a demonstration of new fall and winter dresses at the lodge hall Tuesday afternoon of this Week. The company she represents sent a man and his Wife here to help put on the demonstration. Mrs. Louis Carson arrived Monday from her home at Hawarden, to visit this week with her friend, Mrs. Frank Kouba, Jr. Her husband is a candy salesman and makes the Kouba grocery story regularly on his tour. Mrs. J. E. Gleason of Mound City, Illinois, Is here this week visiting with her sister, Mrs. Guy M. Butts. On Sunday the Butts family and Mrs. Gleason drove to Hampton to visit wlta their brother, B. W. Ehlers and family. Fenton "News Items rears. Anna Flaig Is working for the Lawrence Menke family at Bancroft at present and will be there for three veeks. . -,. •. . •• • ; , ».< < •• John Kerr im* purchased a new Chevrolet!cca : # andtltev. Gladstone an There is one new pupil In high school, Beulah Miller, recently of the state of Washington.'' In one of the Four-H demonstrations, Helen Franzen and ETelen Kent won second on the alterations of patterns. Move to Wesley- Mr." and Mrs. L. W. Rutledge and four children of Marysyllle, Missouri,; '"-'''''"' t tohipany. Miss Gertie Elchenberger of Curlew spent last week visiting with her sis- ;er, Mrs. Harvey Rath and also attended the fair. Mr. and Mrs. Ida Newbrough and son went to Jollet and Dwight, Illinois, last Tuesday to visit relatives and returned home Friday. W. G. Flaig and John Sprank went to Rochester Friday where W. G. will go through the clinic. John returned home Saturday night. Mrs. Edwin Allen and daughter Mary Catherine of Minneapolis visited at the Calvin Householder home last Monday and Tuesday. Pearl Wiener and sister, Mrs. Fred Miller, and son, Frederick spent several days last week with then- sister, Mrs Roy Chrlschilles at Fenton. John Kerr's sale Saturday drew a large crowd. Mr. Kerr will make his home with his daughter, Mrs. O. C Smith at Burt for the present. Mrs. Ed. Warmbier and two daughters and Mr. and Mrs. Julius Stribling ot LuVernu visits at the home of Mr and Mrs. August Schimd!, Sunday. Harlan Blanchard and Ruth Householder took Donald Blanchard to Cedar Falls Sunday where he will attenc school, night. They returned home Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Frank Flaig and Mrs C Ackerman and Mrs. Frank Bohling of Burt attended the funeral services for Mrs. Charles Simmons at Wes" Bend Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. E. O. Bierstedt and Mr and Mrs. Walter Sorenson left Mondaj for a visit at Redwood, Leola and Sioua Falls, South Dakota. They expect to be gone ten days. Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Seegebarth and daughter, Phyllis, and Mrs John Seege barth took Eric Seegebarth to Maukato last Monday where he entered the col lege there for a business course. G. A. Sharp and son, Delbert, truck ed Ollle Tyler's tractor, which he had here threshing to Council Bluffs Fri day and brought back a truck load o grapes and melons Sunday night. Friends of Mrs. Charles Simmons wer shocked to hear of her death Friday She was injured In a car accident on Thursday night while on her way home to Rolfe from the county fair. Fred Flalg and Oawin Households went to Fort Dodge last Tuesday aw brought back a two row corn picker fo Flalg & Sprank, which they will de .monstrate with a Farmall tractor here Flalg & Sprank, implement dealers report the sale of a Farmall tracto and plow to Sam McOellsh; 10-80 trac tor and plow to Robert Boettcher; 10 20 tractor to Wm. Dodds and a tw row corn picker to Albert Hutchison, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Cotton went to Ames Sunday where they will visit at the Harley Shejllto home from where they will go to Des Molnes on Mon^ day where they will attend an Iowa Poultry Improvement Association meet- Ing the rest of t&* week at the Fort Des Molnes hotel. Calvin Householder took five loads of cattle to Algona Monday for p. M. Chrlstensen, which he exhibited at the fair and which took twenty^three first prises and two second, also two grand champions. Mr. Ohristensen has some wonderful cattle which he exhibits at many state ami county fairs and takes many prises, A prenuptial shower was given at the lodge hall Saturday afternoon for Florence Yegge, who was married Monday morning to Lawrenec Ludwlg. About forty ladies were present and Miss Yegge received many beautiful and useful gifts. Mr. and Mrs. Gordon C. Glddings, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hanson and her niece, Abble Conklln of Webster City, were entertained at the Raymond Hanson home Sunday. Miss Conklln is here for a visit at the home of her aunt and other relatives. Alson Braley. came home last week from Forest City, where he has spent the summer montha as Junior interne at the Dr. Irish hospital. Alson will leave about the 16th of this month for Iowa City to complete his course in medicine. This will be his senior year. Mr. and Mrs. Ben F. Felt returned Thursday afternoon from a ten days' trip to Chicago, Barrlngton, and Elgin, Illinois. On their way home they stopped off a few days with their daughter, Mrs. Peter J. Haverly at Oelweln and with his mother, Mrs. Mary Felt at Mason City. Miss Helen Donovan of Ayrshire arrived Sunday for a few days' visit at the Albert Reno home. She Is a very good friend of the older Reno girls, who are married and are at home at present for a visit. They, were near neighbors at Ayrshire and attended school together. George and Joe Heddinger of South Dakota and Mrs. J. H. Jones of Sutherland, spent from Wednesday until Monday with their sister, Mrs. Albert Reno. On Sunday evening a daughter, Mrs. Wm. Lyons and husband of Des Moines, came for, a week's visit at the Reno home. ',_" • ' Mr. and Mrs. J. F.. Klrkpatrlck and two year old son, Bobby, came.Wednes- thelr home In Buffalo, New Cafeteria Dinner— A family picnic was planned to be held In the park at Emmetsburg Sunday but due to the Inclement weather a cafeteria dinner was held In the F. E. Welsbrod home. Those attending were: Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Weisbrod, Mrs. Kate Newel, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Newel, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Stoeber and daughter, Gladys, Shelby Wels- brod, Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Welsbrod and children, Hazel and Maurice, Mr. and Mrs. Ohas. Newel and children, Harold, Lyle, and LaVonne, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Stoeber, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Voight and children, Mercedes, Eugene, Pauline and Wm., Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Voight and children, Vencta, Claudia, Blanche, Vivian, Ralph and Kenneth, Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Newel and Lester Welsbrod of Hartley and Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Welsbrod and son, Wallace. Standard Bearers— The Standard Bearers met last wco.k Monday evening at the homo of Mrs. E A. Welsbrod.- Election of officers was held with the following results president, Marjorie Bailey; vice presl' dent, Maxlne Welsbrod; secretary Beatrice Kramer; treasurer, Lillaa Bcc vers. The society voted to send a Christmas box tn the Mnry Johnson hospital at-Manilla, Phlllippine Mantis Ten members were presort and two new members were enrolled, namely Miss Lillian' Rnsmusscn and Margnret Stcphpnson. Refreshments were served by the hostess. Mr. and Mrs, Weber Yeager were en tertalned Sunday at the ( C. O. Balle; home In Burt. Clarence Yeager spent the week end with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs George Yeager at Algona. Mrs. Hjalmcr Anderson and llitl son, Joseph of Ceylon were over nigh guests at the Wilbert Holdorf home. The W. R. Wolfe family were enter talned at the home of Mrs. Wolfe's par ents, Mr. and Mrs. T. N. McFall Sun day. louse In the northeast part of town last Friday and expect .to make Wesley their home. The Rutledges have relatives at Algona among them Mrs. C. A. Rochleau. They moved their household goods by truck starting at six o'clock In the morning and reaching here at nine-thirty at night. They report detour roads in the southern part of Iowa a s being terrible. A lot of new paving is near completion and will be in use in a few days. > Epworth League— . i -> >**"" ""' The Epworth League was held for the first time this season at the Methodist church. Miss Florence Hanson acted as leader for the evening. The Ladies Aid meets Wednesday afternoon at the church parlors for a business meeting. The adult Sunday School class met on Tuesday evening at the Raymond Hanson home for a social gathering. Rev. and Mrs. C. H. Moore plan to leave September 23 -for Spirit Lake to be present for the Northwest Iowa conference of the church. School Enrollment — E. JR. Swanson, superintendent of the public school reports an enrollment of one hundred fifteen pupils in the twelve grades. Forty are In the grades which includes flve new beginners who are Carl Erick Killsholm, Edward Johnson, Donnadelle Haynes, Lois 'Jean Higgln and Thayer Mullin. In high school thirty-one freshmen have enrolled setting a high record for that class. Some departmental work is done in the grades. Mrs. George Aldrlch entertained at three tables of bridge Tuesday afternoon of this week. Julius P. Studer and Simon Hlrner attended the Minnesota state fair at St. Paul last week. Father George F. Wessllng atlended the dedication of the new Catholic church at Ledyard Tuesday of this week, A baseball game is scheduled between the Wesley and Whlttemore high school boys for Friday after school hours. The Congregational church choir consisting of twelve young people were entertained" "at" tne Jorge'n E. Skow home Sunday. George Goetz, who has been laid up with a lame back the past two weeks Is now able to be up and around and Is feeling much better. Mr, and Mrs. Lou Hauptmann returned Friday evening from a ten day motor trip which took them to the Black Hills and the Yellowstone National Park. Mrs. J. F. Finders of Des Momes spent from Wednesday until Tuesday with her twin sister, Mrs. J. T. Meurer here and with her mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Lemkee at Algona. Grandma Turgeson has received word from her daughter, Mrs. Carrie Hodges that she is inuchjmproved since having had an operation at one of the hospitals ai Bismarck, North Dakota. Mrs. Guy M. Butts, Mrs. H. J, Braley and Mrs. Julius Kunz attended the afternoon Country Club party at Algona Tuesday, Mrs: Butts and Mrs. ifraley were orj the entertaining committee. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Bloke and son of Williams, Jowa, arrived Thursday and spent several days at the homes of Henry Blcke and Charles fair. and to attend the Kossuth her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Reno. Mr. Klrkpatrlck is advertising and sales manager of a chain of Larkin stores with headquarters in Buffalo. Miss Evelyn Haynes returned home Saturday morning from Forest Lake, Wisconsin, where she was employed at a summer resort during June, July and August'. On Sunday Harley took his two sisters, Evelyn and Martha, to Mankato, where on Monday they enrolled as studentg in the Mankato Business College. ^ . The Royal Neighbor lodge plan a party for Wednesday of this week at the lodge hall. Games of bridge and flve hundred will be played; a charge of twenty-five cents will be made for each player; four gifts will be awarded and a nice lunch will be served. This is the first afternoon card party given by any of the lodges here this fall. Mr. and Mrs. Emil Wester, Anna and Alan, drove to Fort Dodge Saturday to spend the day with Mr. and Mrs. Carl Westergard. Rasmus Wester who has been here with his brother since Christmas time, left Wednesday for his farm near Irvington, where he Will Act some improving about the place. Mr. and Mrs. Strieker are the tenants. The Ole Flom family attended the Harvest Home Festival at the Congregational church at Buffalo Center Sunday. Rev. O. Thompson, former pastor here and at Britt, is now located at Buffalo Center. Rev. Thompson and family and two of his nieces, the Misses Mosfold of Chicago, called on Mrs. Peter E. Skow Friday after a day spent at the county fair at Algona. Olaf Funnemark took his daughter, Helen and Miss Margaret Flom to Northfield, Minnesota, Monday where the girls will enter St. Olaf College. This is Helen's second year there and Margaret's first. Miss Flom won the high school scholarship here last spring and will make use of this at St. Olaf. The girls will room together at Northfield. Wesley In a round about way, claims high honors in the baby contest at the fair last week. Shirley Ann, the one year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Bergeson, captured first prize in the baby girl section at the fair. A large number of babies were entered and the Bergesons are to be congrat- ulatd upon their fine baby. Grandma and Grandpa William Hutchison have every reason to be proud of their granddaughter. Addison Wheeler, Fred Wheeler and wife and Miss Gertie Wheeler of St. Petersburg, Florida, visited Thursday and Friday at the home 'of Editor Sturdivant and wife. Mr. Sturdlvant is a nephew of the Wheelers. They have just recently returned from an 8000-mile trip which Included a visit to the west coast, the Yellowstone National Park, the Black Hills and numerous other Interesting places throughout the country. Mr and Mrs. T. R. McConnell and son, Bobbie and Mrs. Kegley and her daughter, Edna, visited Thursday with his aunt, Miss Margaret McConnell. Mr. McConnell was at the head of the educational department at Cornell College at Mt. Vernon the past year and this year will hold a teaching position in Iowa State University with part time spent in studying toward a doator's degree. Miss McConnell spent Saturday with her nephew at Clear Lake Where they and the Kegleys hud a cottage for a week. Ralph Wolfe returned to Waterlo on Sunday after a few weeks' vlsl with relatives. He is now employed 1 the'foundry at that place. Donna Jean Bailey had the misfor tune to break the bone In the mlddl finger of her left hand last week Mon day when she fell from a bicycle. S. E. Straley, August Nelson, Kar Nlelson of this place and Thomas Nel son of Seneca left this week Monda to attend the American Legion stat convention at Sioux City. Mr. and Mrs. John Meyers returne from Savannah, Missouri, where Mrs Meyers has been taking treatments fo cancer for the past four weeks. Sh has been pronounced cured. Mrs. E. A. Weisbrod, Marjorie Klein hexal and Miss Rasmussen drove ti Rlngsted last week Tuesday and spen the afternoon visiting Miss Mariett Helgason. Miss Helgason was our las year's home economics teacher. Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Smith attenc ed the annual reunion of the Merle family, relatives of- the former, .at-Ad Sunday. The latter's parents, Mr. an Mrs. George Jones, of Perry accom panied them home for a two weeks visit. Miss Violet English' of Waterloo, th music teacher here, resigned'her pos tion last week Wednesday. Mrs. E. V iVhlte is substituting and M!ss Marha Gilbert has been secured to take er place and will be here some time his week. Mrs. William Lakln and grandchild- n, Ruth and Verlln Espe, returned unday from Esthervllle where Mrs. ..akln submitted to a minor operation. Miss Edna Laurltzen is assisting in th» Espe home until Mrs. Lakln is more ully recovered. William Boettcher and Miss Lorneta Halnzlnger and Mr and Mrs. August Boettcher motored to Wells, Mlnne- otn, Sunday, where the latter two Isited their son, Henry Boettcher, and he former two spent the day with riends at Hollandale. Mrs. F. H. Elgler and son, Durwood, d daughter, Mary Jane, Melvln Warner and Miss Hilda Lnncholz drove to Paulllna Wednesday. Miss Lanehola emalned over to attend a celebration n Thursday, the other returned homo Wednesday evening. There were no church services or Sunday School at the St. John's Lutheran church last Sunday. Members from here attended a Joint celebration of Jubilee services and a picnic dinner which wa s held at the high school gymnasium at Emmetsburg. Mr. nntl Mrs. Beryl Bromley came Saturday night from Dolltver for ati overnight visit at the Wilbert Holdorf home. On Sunday they accompanied the Holdorf family to Lake View and spent the day with Mr. Bromley's parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. Ira Bromley. Mr. and Mrs. Klrstcln nnd son of Clinton, Minnesota}, who have been, visiting at the home of their daughter, Mrs. John Grnmcnz left for their home Monday accompanied by Mrs. Gramcnz and little daughter, Lorraine, who will visit there a week or more. Mr. and Mr. M. Welsbroil took their granddaughter, Verona to West Bend last week Wednesday morning to take the train to Davenport, where she will visit her aunt, Mrs. Don Allen, for a week before going to Cedar Rnpids to take up her freshman year at Coe College. , There will be a county Legion Auxiliary meeting with election of officers held at Swea City this week Tuesday. Reports will be given on the Fort Dodge convention at this time. Those attending from Fenton were: Mesdames E. C. Fauerby, Kate Newel, Karl Nlel- son, W. R. "Wolte, R. G. Hengel, Alfred Blackwenn, August Nelson, A. J. Krause, O. H. Graham, Ed. Ohm. Mr. and Mrs. E, C. Welsbrod and son, Stanley and Arthur Prlebe left Satur,day for Calmar for an over night visit, with relatives. From there they Will take Arthur and Stanley to Decorah, where they wll enter Luther College. Stanley won the scholarship at Decorah for a year for having the highest grades for the four years. In Fenton high school.' This is Arthur's second year at Decorah; Postmaster Welsbrod Is taking his annual vacation at this time, and he and Mrs. Weisbrod will visit at the W. R;' Richards home at Bush- ford, Minnesota, before returning to their home. Receiver's Sale, The' 'interest" of" the »3B*njts*Nft Bank of Algona, In the A. J. Keene farm will be sold in open court at the court house In Algona, Iowa, on September 12th, at two p. in. Some one Is going to get a bargain. Bank's Interest is 55.2 per cent.—W, O. Pyle, Receiver, First National Bank of Algona, Iowa. CITY PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY. ATTORNEYS AT LAW r. P. Harrington L. J. Dickinson HARRINGTON & DICKINSON ATTORNEYS AT LAW Rooms 212-14 First Nat'l Bank Blk ALGONA, IOWA. J. L. BONAB ATTORNEY AT LAW Collections will receive prompt attention. ALGONA, IOWA W. B. QUARTON H. W. MILLER ATTORNEYS AT LAW Office over Kossuth County State Bank Office Phone, 427. ALGONA, IOWA. J. W. Sullivan S. E. McMahon L. E. Linnan SULLIVAN, McMAHON & LINNAN ATTORNEYS AT LAW Office over County Savings Bank ALGONA, IOWA. E. J. VAN NESS & G. W. STILLMAN LAWYERS Office over Iowa State Bank. Phone 213-W Algona, Iowa L. A. WINKEL ATTORNEY AT LAW Office In Qulnby Building. Phone 180. ALGONA, IOWA. Oaylord D. Shumay Edward D. Kelly SHUMWAY & KELLY ATTORNEYS AT LAW Office over Quinby & Krause Building Algona, Iowa Phone 68. E. C. McMAHON Attorney at Law Office over Qulnby £ Krause Bldg. Algona, Iowa Phone 129 INSURANCE. CITY PROPERTY LOANS FARM LOANS REAL ESTATE INSURANCE OF ALL KINDS CUNNINGHAM & LACY Phone 688 ALGONA, IOWA. 107 W. State B\ ALGONA INSURANCE AGENCY Reliable Insurance Service 0. R. LABARRE AL FALKENHAINER Phone 55 First door north Iowa State Bank MORTICIAN L. M. MERKITT Mortician & Funeral Director. Phone No. 11. ALGONA, IOWA. VETERINARIAN. L. W. FOX Veterinarian Algona office at the old Dr. Baytn office. Office phone «7S-W; Resident* 476-R. Will have man at office »• all time*. IOWA, KOSSUTH COUNTY STATE BANK -J ALGONA, IOWA. CAPITAL & SURPLUS - J70.0M Officers: J, W. Wadsworth, Chairman of th« Board of Directors. H. E. Rlst, President. T. H. Wadsworth, First Vice President. G. S. Buchanan, Second Vice President. J. S. Auner, Cashier. E. J. McEvoy, Asst. Cashier. L. O. Reding, Asst. Cashier. E. A. Schemel, Asst. Cashier. Directors: H J. Bode T H. Wadswortt H. E. Rlst J. W. Wadsworth J. S, Auner t. J. Van Ness G. S. Buchanan PHYSICIANS & SURGEONS THE ALGONA HOSPITAL Phone 250 KENEFICK & CRAWFORD Office Phone 300 Residence Phones: Dr. Keneflck, 57 .. Dr. Crawford, 115 0. II. CRETZMEYER PHYSICIAN & SURGEON Glasses Fitted Office In J. Galbraith Block. Residence one block east and one block south of office. No calls made after 9:30 p. m, ALGONA, IOWA. Office Phone. 310. Residence, 444. WALTER FRA6ER, M. D. PHYSICIAN AND BURGEON Office In Qulnby Building. loom No. 14 Phone No. 12 ALGONA, IOWA. DR. W. I>. ANDREWS. Oflteopathlo Physician & Surgeon £ye, Ear, Nose and Throat Obstetrics Located over Hub Recreation Parlor. Phones. Office 187, Residence, 688. AIX3ONA. IOWA. DK. P. E. WAL&EY. Osteopathio Physician and Surgeon Electrical Therapy, Obstetrics. Located over Zender & Caldwell's Clothing Store. Phones—Office 79, Residence 211. ALGONA, IOWA. DENTISTS PR. H. L. McCOBKLE DENTIST Office over Long Bros. Grocery. Business Phone 811 Residence, 801 ALGONA, IOWA Q. M- OLSON DENTIST Located over Christensen stow. Phones: Business 166, Residence, ilt AIQONA, IPWA. *^fVL^l~^£.'..•...£

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