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Ten 4llh &Bth YMAfc - ILGONA, IOWA, WDHESBAY, SJWEMBE& it, 1930 ,VOL. 28—No. 14 LEGION AIR CIRCUS HERE NEXT SUNDAY LUVERNE ROBBER TRIED IN MANKATO Began Was Wanted for Robbing Bank in Minnesota Last July. CONStTELO HANNA IDENTIFIED DEGAN, Local Officers Appear Before Minnesota Governor for Extradition Papers but Minnesota Gets Trial. »>}•• County Attorney O. D. Shumway, rlPSheriff Li,E,-Hovejr, state Agent Ray , v Scott drove to 'St. Paul last week on Wednesday to attend the extradition ''"hearing Hat-?the LuVerne bank robber, Lawrence Degan. The hearing waa held Thursday afternoon in the executive offices of Governor Theodore Christiansen of Minnesota. Identify Degan. Degan was brought over from Minneapolis to St. Paul and was represented at the hearing by Attorneys Watson & Johnson of Minneapolis and Fred Ossana of St. Paul. These lawyers sought to prevent extradition by trying to break down the evidence of the Iowa officers by cross examination! No evidence which might, have helped their case was introduced by them, but Instead they tried to mix-up too details of the case.to which Shumway objected to on the grounds that, the governor's office was not place to hold court. W. ; Scott Hanna and his sister, Consuelo, of toe LuVerne bank accom- ' panied the officers to the hearing "and •identified Degan as the robber. The opposing lawyers tried to .shake Miss Hanna's testimony but she stood firm --, and would not give them any satlsfac- x tion was positive and helped much toward influencing the governor. If.'"'-. ' "'"'"''' Wanted in Mankato. ? •••?•-••.-Afcrtlhe'end of-'the hearing, which ^.,>had waxed hot and furious, Governor '".Christiansen .stated that he would grant toe requisition and . ty 'attorijex-Qf Blue Earth county "in •Minnesota,-'-who' was present at the , hearing; 'stated 'that the grand Jury 'Of his county had indicted Degan on the "charge of robbing toe Judson bank ' In,", Blue*-Earth county last July and requested toe governor to insert a proviso' & toe executive warrant that Degan be surrendered authorities only after to the Iowa, he was tried to ••Minnesota/ His trial In Minnesota started Tuesday and if he is not convicted there" he will be brought to Algona to be tried, . . Held for Forgery. Before the hearing hi the governor's office Mr. Shumway and Sheriff Hovey called on the county attorney in St. Paul to find out his attitude on the forgery count on which Degan was being held to answer in Minneapolis, Degan had been arrested there for forging American Express checks and the county attorney, Olson, by name, stated that it was all right with him to have Degan tried in Iowa for bank robbery as he could get life on that charge whereas he could only get eight years on the forgery count, An Organized Gang. Two of Degani-ajjtorneys were in Lu- Verne and vicinity for two weeks oH and on before the hearing, but evl- "dently kept' their business to themselves as none of the local officers.could flnd out what they were doing there: It Is thought that there-is an organized gang'in the Twin Cities which is robbing the banks in the surrounding territory as two banks were robber] 'within a radius of seventy miles of the cities over, the week end. The authorities* were disappointed in not being able ,to bring Degan here but if he is convicted in Mankato, the result will be the same. ' \ Young Girl Struck by Car Sunday. Elgina Calhoun, small daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Boss Calhoun, had an experience last Sunday that she would not care to repeat. She Was with her parents visiting her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Vic Johnson on the outskirts of Algona on No. 18 east and she was playing In the yard. A truck was parked on the paving and Elgina ran out from behind It. Raymond Hansen of Wesley was driving home at about thirty-five miles an hour and did not see her in time to stop. His car hit the girl throwing her up in the air, and tossing her into a mud puddle at the side .of the road. G. F. Towne was driving into Algeria arid he picked her up and took hjir to the Algona hospital where it was found that she suffered, only severe cuts and bruises. REV. W. A. FRAZIER RECEIVED A CALL Popular Congregational Pastor Tendered Resignation for October First. CAME TO ALGONA IN JANUARY, 1929. Enters one of Wisconsin's Best Churches. Leaves Algona with Much Begret. . For several weeks it has been known that, Be v. W. A. Frazler, pastor of the Algona Congregational church," was considering several calls to other churches. In July he was asked to deliver a sermon at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, which he did. A Committee visited Algona and attended his'services: He was again called to Fond du Lac, and delivered the sermon September 7. . Folowing the service he was given the pastorate by a 1 unanimous vote r of the congregation. Fond du Lac is a city pf 37,000 with a church of over is an* advancement for Bev. Frazier, He was called to this pastorate from .over one hundred applicants by a unanimous vote which was a wonderful compliment to his ability. He expects to be able to enter his duties about the middle of October. While he was considering the Pond du Lac church, he was asked to deliver a sermon at Tulsa, Oklahoma, a city of 190,000. This church has been served by Dr. John A. Bice, one of the outstanding Congregational' preachers of the nation, and last week he received a call to this church, unsolicted, but he decided to accept the Fond du Lac call. Eev. Frazler and family will leave Algona with regret, but this call is an opportunity for a man of his ability and'he "feels he could not refuse to accept. Bev. Frazier accepted the call ot the Algona church hi January, 1929, and moved his family here at the close of the school year from McPherson, Kansas. He is one of the most populai ministers JVlgona has ever had. He is an excellent speaker, congenial and ever ready to offer a hand in assisting his fellowman. He has a splendid family, Mrs. Frazier, who is a co-worker in the church, a.son and a daughter, all of whom will be greatly missed in Algona church and social circles. Algona, people, regardless of creed, regret his removal, but'realize it Is his pppprtun- ity to advance in his life's work, and wish him every success. T, P, Harrington's Condition Improves. The many friends of Attorney T. P. Harrington will be glad to know that his condition has greatly improved and that he is'recovering nicely from toe nasal hemorrhages which he suffered last' week. Mr. .Harrington had an ordinary nosebleed Thursday afternoon after he sneezed, In toe evening the first hemorrhage started while he was alone at home. Mrs.. Harrington and Bernioe were at the" woman's club meeting at the country CJub. Mr. Harrington succeeded in getting outside and attracted the attention of Dr. Trltaoij, who was playing horseshoes in his back" yard wito some neighbors. Finally the hemorrhage was stopped and "Mr. Harrington wan put to bed. in toe morning about four.thlrty he had wither hemorrhage, but the'most severe'one came Friday afternoon, Dr. Smith, a specialist from Iowa City, was called in consultation. r iftfcrtFsarrihgton, who had gone to Iowa city Thursday to resume his work at the State University,'wag palled home, and came Friday, -H9j;?turned to Iowa Pity Sunday when We fath BU«k and WHitel By Ad Cinct YOU WU* FOONtJ IN A CABBA&B INTERNATIONAL CARTOON CO.. E. W. Donovan About Town Again. E. W." Donovan dropped into this office the other day for the first time in several months. He had not been in the best of :health for a time, but says that he now has a new lease on life. Mr. Donovan had a clipping about the big salmon run which delayed the boat on which Miss M. J. Coate was cruising along the western coast just before her return to Algona this fall. Mr. Donovan's daughter-in-law's brother is manager of the largest cannery at Bellingham. The salmon catches on Puget Sound have been running much larger than anticipated this fall and one particular Sunday "during ths last of August was the -greatest day in the -history of purse seining hi rp- cerit years on Puget Sound, catches running as high as 15,000 salmon to a boat. The purse seiner 'whose net trapped 15,000 fish had to call another ipat to help take hi the harvest. At 5f?pnty-flye »cen^^ggah,^toe -take was jig run of that day toe salmon had jeen selling for one dollar each. Algona Band Will Play ~at Swea City. The Algona Community Club is sending the Algona Military Band to Swea City next Friday to assist in the HARRY LEE WATSON ARRESTED IN MO. Son of Former Irvington Residents Charged with Robbing Post Office. CAUGHT WHILE -MAILING LETTER. Is Implicated In $14,000 Detrolt,,>News Holdup in Which a Policeman Was Killed in 1928. residents and a brother of Marshall Watson, one time Algona .high school athlete, who Is now. athletic director, at Marshalltowji, wasj arrested last week in Baymondville, Missouri. Watson, who is an .alleged Chicago gangster, was sought by federal officers for several months in connection with the robbery of banks and the post office at Troy Grove, Illinois. It was reported that he was arrested In _.,^, ~.~j ..„..,. ______ _________ , dedication of "the , new paving between J Canada a week or BO ago by govern- Swea City and Lakota which will be ment officers but this was erroneous. offclally opened at that time. A num- Fred Reuter, who is post office in- ber of other towns will send delegations spector in charge at St. Louis, said ..... to help out and it is understood that the American Legion post of Estherville will send their crack drum corps to take part in the dedication exercises. The local Community Club requests as many business men as possible to be at Swea City on Friday night. GEORGE WERDEL SHOTBYJ8ANDITS Former Bancroft Man Assistant Cashier of the Carroll Bank. Entries Jo Air Show Coming in Fast. The committee on the airplane entries for the American Legion air show which will be held at the local airport next Sunday, report that the numbei of planes and pilots entered so far have been up to expectations and that the spectators may expect a gerat show Tickets are on sale now at the Various business houses hi .Algona including all the drug stores, Smoke 'Shop and billiard parlors. "Tickets shouU be purchased in advance so as to avoid confusion at the entrance to the airport. Tickets will be sold before the circus at the corner of Swift's poultry plant where :No. t« turns north,, and at some place near the barbecue stand.north of the city on the road to the airport. The state highway commission has announced that they will allow no parking on the road near the field and, will have mounted policemen patrolling this road tp keep it clear of traffic. The Legion will have ampls facilities -for parking all the cars Jn the airport proper and in I be fields alongside it. Everyone may be sure of a 'good place to soe the meet, WOUNDED ON ARM BY A BULLET. Bobbers Routed When Cashier Hess Stepped Upon Burglar Alarm, Five in Gang Escaped. er's condition was imp A. number p|-yeflr«J ', Harrlng. Old Grandstand at Fair Grounds Wrecked, The old grand stand at the Kossuth county fair grounds hag bejen- torn down under the supervision Pi $• ]R. Cowan 1 & Son and a crew pf men are salvaging all the lumber that Is worth saying. Tpe frame of the new .grand sfend,,which Is of steel, is up and some of the" material of the old stand will probafty • be ujsed. The new grand stand, is much larger than the old pne was, and will seat about 3,000 people, about twice as many as could b,a accommodated l« the old one. Tho space occupied by the old stand will be used JtP advantages for exhibits and pon cessions, Monday afternoon four men entered the Carroll County State Bank and announced with drawn guns, "Well, here we are boys, let's go." The leader leveled » gun at George Hess, Jr., cashier and his brother, Carl, who were:-back of the cage. Cashler Hess steeped upon the burglar alarm and a commotion started. Two customers who'entered the bank were huddled! into the vault with several employees. George Werdel Shot. FJorencourt, a clerk, started to run'when'the Jeader fired a shot. The bullet struck a cage bar, glanced and struck-Assistant Cashier George Werdel, a former Bancroft young man, on the arm wounding him slightly, One of the bWldlts entered the vault, ajnd a mirror in the,"vault made the leader think "one of the employees of the bank wag after a/ gun and he fh-ed four shots-into .-the vault, when one pf the bandits staggered out, wounded in the A prowd gathered quickly because ol the rtogins of the burglar alarm, and the bandits lost their nerve and one pf them shouted. "We never expected to pull a job like this," and they huh- e4 out of the bank, flourHshing their guns apd entered a car where the flf th member of the gang was at the wheel of tlieir car. They starred north on Highway No. 71 and made their escape. A good description was obtalnec and 'James 1 Rlsden, the state man, said he was positive this was the same gang that robbed the pttumwa bank. DEDICATE G .A. R. MEMORIAL SUNDAY Services Will be Held on the Court House Lawn at Pour O'Clock. W. R. C. PRESENTS LARGE BOULDER. Dedication of James C. Taylor Post Memorial Will Follow Air Cirrus at Legion Airport. A big boulder with an 18x22 Inch bronze panel Is to be dedicated next Sunday, September 21, to the membeis of the James C. Taylor Post and all Union soldiers of the Qlvll War. The dedication services will take place at four o'clock on the court house lawn where the boulder will be located between the southeast corner and the sidewalk going Into the court house from the east. The dedication will follow the air circus which Is to be held on the same day at the Algona airport two miles west of Algona on the paving. The boulder was found up near Bancroft. Above the panel on a separate cast will be a spread eagle and flags. The panel itself bears the .G. A. B. Insignia and the following inscription: In Memory of James C. Taylor Post No. 208 and All Union Soldiers of The Civil War "1861-1865 Presented by the Woman's Relief Corps No. 308 Algona, Iowa Dedicated 1930. The boulder was purchased with a fund which was added to toe money left by the James C. Taylor Post to the local W. R. C. The mpney in the post treasury w of 'about'five dollars; presented 'to/ " ?ard, last^surViyo&.of, Taytor nant'!r iftM*a/i |rUSw 8I*vt«*v* v*«*** K-P— r ™——™— w—^f^ over to thelp auxiliary, the' James 0. Taylor Belief Corps. Dickinson Dedicates Boulder. Algona Officers Watch for Bandits. Marshall Floyd Newvllle and Frank Schallin were on the watch at the Hobarton corner Monday afternoon ns soon as they received reports of the Carroll bank robbery which occurred about 3:15 Monday afternoon. The robbers pot away after a shooting scrape with bank officials, In which one of the officials and one of th? robbers were wounded. The robber was wounded by his own gang. They got away In a Bulck or Btudebaker car and headed north from Carroll which Is located over one hundred miles south of Algona. It was thought that they might try to make Minneapolis or St. Paul and all the ofTlccvfi north of Carroll were notified to be on the look-out for them. At this writing no trace of the bandits has been found. They did not get any money out of the robbery. COURT CONVENES ON NET MONDAY James DeLand Will Open September Term. Number of Criminal Cases. TWELVE CASES OP LIQUOR VIOLATIONS. Ten Divorce Cases Listed on the Docket. Term Promises to be . a Busy Session, The September term of the Kossuth county district court will convene on Monday, September 22, in Algona with Judge James DeLand on the bench. As usual the'first week will be devoted to Meet Sanctioned by the N. A. A. and Off icjlals, pf .Organization to be Here. L. J. TALKS BEFOfti! MEET. Stunt Flying:, Gliders, Raolng and Dead Stick Landings Will be Put on by Expert Pilots. The American Legion Air circus vJilch will (ju 'held *>t'the Legion a.i- port west of Algbhii next Sunday "will be one of the best of its"k'lnd ever Staged in this part of the state. ; A large number of pianos and-expert pilots'will be on hand to give the crowd a'thrill and put on many daring and spectacular stunts. The meet Is sanctioned by the N. A. A. and there will be officials of that organization here 1 to oversee, the Sights- Waivers have been secured from' the Department of domtnorce to permit low flying in connection * with " the stunts and races. Mr. Sugel^n, 1 wh6 is dempnstrato}- for tot .Wacp"gIWer,' Wl» be here to put on in'exhibition: Sv( The N. A. A. officials will 'laV, put $ 'three mile triangular course'tnV'm'brnlrig 1 of the meet for the races which will con- sits of six laps lor each^fioe. There will be an OX-5 race, S»nH5n t ''ineans a motor of not more than nlnetyiflve horsepower and is V-type water cooled. The monocoupe race has been changed power or less, and they do hot 1 have to be enclosed. Then there J Wfll%<5. the, free for all race which 'is open'ro any v < plane on the field with no limit tgUj" size, or horsepower, but in all ] ity will be mostly-light cabin,; In the bomb dropping of flour will be dropped t., nated space, that Is If'ihf. enough to hit the spaWSrl will have three saclcs test his skill, a-sThe SO wri&wiJiti&' one for wife desertion., Vlolatlp: the liquor laws are*state vs. .Qle>Rom- stad, nuisance; state vs. Virgil Schrader, driving car while intoxicated ;,jstjite Hon. L. J. Dickinson, who is a son vs R O SS Oesterre,Jcber, lUlegal -posses- hat his men had been trailing Waton for over a year but could not catch up with him. They lost his trail several months ago, but* by watching the mail pf his brother hi Marshalltown, were able to pick up clues to his whereabouts. Watson was arrested as he was mail- ng a letter to his parents. Post office nspector C. H. Baker who with Sheriff Harry Kelley of Houston, Missouri, made the arrest, said that. Watson, as far as he knew, was wanted for more than a dozen bank robberies in Missouri, Kansas,.and Illinois, According to Baker, Watson is connected with a bank and post office robbery at Troy Grove, Illinois, July 9, through building and loan stock shares which were 'ound in his possession, Watson is also accused of killing a policeman in the $14,000 Detroit News jayroll hold up In 1928 and also with ;he hold up of the Citizens National bank of Maplewood, Missouri, in March 1929, In which the robbers took $14,000. Watson's parents are now living in Knpxville and receipts for money orders sent to the father were found In his possession when he was arrested. He asked the authorities ..to send for iis father and brother to come to his aid. Watson has gone under the alias of Harry Getchchle. Program to Dedicate Swea City Paving. Swea City's new paving will be thrown open Friday evening of this week with a program which will begin at eight o'clock. Among other features of the evening will be the Estherville drum and bugle corps, the Busty Hinge quartet from Mason City and the Algona Military Band. Hon. L, J. Dickinson will be the speaker of the day unless he is called out of town by matters tentatively arranged before the speaking date was planned^. In case he will be unable to makr*"* address, there will be another sr jer. There will be .a big pavemei dance, anil the barricades on the/ .ving will be lifted one minute aftei\ ,ildnlght, September 19. There are four blocks of the new paving which connect up with the six blocks which are Included in No. 9. . . of one of the late members of the James C. Taylor Post will dedicate the boulder. Mrs. Agnes Marty, president of the corps, extends the following invitation to the public to attend the dedication: "In behalf of the James O. Taylor Relief Corps, No. 208, Department of Iowa, I wish to take this opportunity of extending an Invitation to all patriotic organizations, their auxiliaries, and the public, to participate with us at this memorial dedication. The Spanish-American and World War veterans are assisting the Corps in this ceremony." Agnes Marty, Corps Chairman. ALfiONA WON TWO AND LOST TWO Defeated Palmer and Fenton and Lost to Hampton and Thor Last Week. M. BBOWN PITCHED FOR ALaONA VS. THOR. Locals Split Team Against Hampton and Thor as the Games were Both on Thursday. sion of liquor and a second charge is for attempted bribery; state vs. P. J. Aman, transporting liquor; state vs Leslie Kahl, driving car while intoxicated; state vs Eugene Beenken, drunkenness; state vs Vance Law, driving car while intoxicated; state vs Orvllla Crouch, Illegal transportation; state vs Floyd Larby, nuisance; state vs R. Coleman, driving while intoxicated; state vs Alfred Grill, possession of liquor. The other cases are the state vs E. P. Hanson, forgery; state vs C. E. Johnson, obtaining property under false pretense; state vs F. L. Phillips, wife desertion. Ten Divorce Cases. Ten divorce oases are listed: Caroline Brandt vs Martin Brandt; John W. Blinkman vs Minnie Blinkman; Mabel Doss vs Lawrence Doss; Marguerite Graham vs George A. Graham; Florence Jennings vs James E. Jennings: Velma McBride vs Bernard McBride; Loreen R. Simmons vs Clarence W. Simmons; Agnes Shipler vs Ralph Shipler; Sadie Telshaw vs John Tel- shaw; Jeanette Vlnson vs John M. Vln- son. sticrnaartrr^hich means that he will shut off his motor, before starting to gild? to the ground e.9&.M!i,nj#.use IJJjL assist him to, landing. In a dead stick landing the, pilot tries.toaland to a mark without the, motor. -Tfils Is a very hazardous performance and It takes an eyperl^nc- cd flier to be able to accomplish it. Before the meet Senator-elect L. J. Dickinson will give one of his famous talks and the Algona Military Hand will be on hand to lend color ; and music-i toe occasion. A charge of twenty-five ahU fifty; cents will be made and.tickets went.,on sole Monday, Ships will be on tjja ground Sunday morning pt carry pals- ; sengers and will probably charge S'160 for a fifteen minute ride. • Any ship that is marked with a "O" or an "NO" before the numbers is one that is licensed by the department of commerce to carry passengers and hns been inspected by the federal employes. The Legion boys expect a Wg crowd and they have spared no expense in getting the best ships and. Mots here. The Register plane ;"G,ood Newi,ir! is to be here to take ptctiires'of the meet. List of Entries Foundation for New School Building In. The foundation for the new high school building is about completed and a large force of men are employed by j. H. Mayer & Son, thp contractors, in rushing the work as rapidly as possible so that it may be covered before cold weather. Mr. Qlspn, the Inspector, is carefully supervising the work. A large quantity of dirt, taken from the excavations is also being moved. Much Algona played four baseball games .ast week and split even. Two of the games were played at the Humboldt :ounty fair. On Wednesday at the fair ;hey won from Palmer in a fast game by the score of 3 to 2, with Oayou pitch- ng. Thursday, the locals played Thor at the fair and were defeated 5 to 1. Mace Brown, former Uplverslty of Iowa iltcher, was In the box for the locals, who had a pick-up team at best as ;hey also played Hampton the same day and were compelled to split up ths ;eam. At Hampton on Thursday they were trimmed 9 to 8, in well-played game. The occasion was the opening of some paving at Hampton. A crowd of a thousand people witnessed the game and were so well satisfied that they wants the locals back as do Humboldt, Algona will play at a cele- batlon at Humboldt September 25. Sunday Fenton came to the local diamond and went home with the short end of a 5 to 0 score. Cayou pitched and limited them to three hits. Fenton has been playing good ball all summer but were not In the same class with Algona. • The following are the box scores for the fair games: Score by innings Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Ingham Visit Algona. Mr. and iMrs 1 . Harvey Ingham of Des Molnes spent several days this week visiting old friends in Algona. They are on their way home from an extended trip through the west and Mr. Ingham's letters to the Beglster were read with Interest by his old friends In Kossuth county. Mr. Ingham Is more enthusiastic than ever- over Iowa and her wonderful resources and says this is the opportune time to get possession of Iowa land for within the next few years it will double in value. Mr. Ingham's judgment is good and about twenty-five years ago when Iowa land was selling around fifty and sixty dollars an aero he made the statement that some day, sooner or later, Iowa land would be worth $100 an acre and his prediction came true earlier than he expected. Mr. and Mrs. Ingham have many friends In northern Iowa, where Mr. Ingham was born and grew to manhood. Two Cars Collided on the Ingham Hill. A collision took place Sunday on the Ingham hill west of Algona on the old No. 18 road. August Mlelke of Whittemore was going up the hill when a car ahead of him stopped. Mielke turned out to go around and Just at that time a Ford sedan driven by James Morris of Whittemore came from the west. The two cars collided, badly damaging the Morris car. No one was injured In the accident. * „ ....... 000030000 ........ 3 7 i Palmer ....... 000002000 ........ 2 6 l Batteries: Algona, Cayou and' O'Brien; Palmer, Kemp and F. Schroeder« Score by innings Algona ....... 00120CPO. of the material is now on the ground- Hamptpn ..... 300101 joo R H .8 16 .9 7 n Batteries: Algona, Moulton and Butler; Hampton, Webb and Weyant. Score by innings B H B Fenton 000000000 0 3 2 Algona 00031100 5 8 0 Batteries: Fenton, Henrtckson and Kressln; Algona. Cayou and Butler. Score by innings R H E Circus. Among the pilots who have sent in their .entries to the American Legion Air circus so far are as follows: S, O. Hugelen, Leland; H,.Ohrtetens.en,;Eag- le Grove; Charles Gatsphet, Des, Moines; John Walatka, Falrmpnt, Minnesota; John and . Franz/ Hauptirjann. Wesley; Ray Scherick, Cl,arlh,da;" Jack Walton, Des Moineg; Marlpn .Wearth, Ames; William Reedholm, Boxholm; C. P. Kvsor, Ottumwa; Stub Quinby, Moline, Illinois; Archie Peterstpn, Mason City, and Lt. R. Magli, Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin. The Ed. Broesders Home from New York. Good Hope,, September 1(3. Special: Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Broesrter arrived home on Friday morning at six o'clock from their visit at Albany, New York. They were about a week in the home of their son and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Broesder, who are both employed in the city of Albany. The time spent on the road was without unfavorable incident having but one puncture and that after reaching Ihelr destination. Highway number twenty was followed the entire distance from Fort Dodge which is all pavement and macadam. Good time was made, especially on the return trip. The party left Albany Wednesday of last week, thus making the distance of 1328 miles in around thirty-five hours driving, and averaging 22'4 mUes to the gallon of gasbltne. They left Cleveland, Ohio,' Thursday morning and continued driving all that day and the following night. Ed. was not much Impressed by the character of fhe country or manner "of farming east and it was not until Illinois was reached on ttw homeward Journey that Mack soil in any quantity w§s,,4gai%.se8ft,,witty IP.W* the most prosperous looking of all. Thor QOQ100031.. 5 8 Algona 000100000 1 6 All members of trpup'^ are requested meet at the LS£% -h%H .J&fdjay night at seven o'jsjMk Jfe^JHWUJtol meetings will be held he?gaTter, J-'n L ' r t i , &3 ,t " i ' . \ •. *t ' 't \ ' fJTS- T • -i-i i j, •• ^ i t p. ij ^ A>+ iJy- j £t* 1 sf-jS' 1 "

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