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The tipper Des Moines-Republican, September 17, 1930 CITY FILTER MAY Mrs, Forrest Phillips is helping out '-at the Elite shop during the fall hat sBeasofi. Donna fiurtis went td Ames Sunday to resume her college work at Iowa State College. Editor Clematis of the North Ko9- suth Record was a business Visitor in Algona Saturday. George filbert was in Sioux City on 'Thursday attending a Dodge Brothers car dealers' meeting. Mr. and Mrs. frank Burt of Minneapolis were visitors with his mother, Mrs. J. L. Mdore last week, Mrs. Jesse Speraw of Liveirnore, formerly of Algona is at Iowa city taking medical treatment. Thomas Carmody of Whittemore spent several days In Algona last week with relatives and friends. • ' •<(! ,- .. . M. J. Pool and Dr,jL. G.' : Bak'er drove to Humboldt Thursday and attended 'the Humboldt county fair. '}. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph • Elbert' spent the week end at Emmetsburg with Ralph's cousin, Louis Elbert. Mr. and Mrs. Joel Herbst spent the week end In Webster City visiting with 'Mrs. Herbst's sister, Mrs. Roy Chrlsten- •sen. Dallas Foster and Miss Martha Greenly of Fort Dodge visited Sunday •aj; the home of the former's uncle, W. A. Foster. W. A. Foster is expected home today from Minneapolis where he had gone -on a buying trip for the Foster furniture store. Fred Vorhees of Sioux City and son, 'Louis, of Chicago were Algona visitors ^Saturday. Mr. Vorhees is a former Al- -gona resident. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Orr of Clear Lake and Dr. Harry Orr of Stillwater, Oklahoma, we,re guests Sunday of Mr. "and Mrs, W. B. Lee. J. J. Burda of the Reliable Radio Shop returned Thursday" of last week from Winnipeg, Canada. He had been away about a week. Howard Hoenk is Installing a new 'boiler, and heating system in the south •part of the Algona Machine building, •which he'purchased this spring. " Dr. Walte, Fenton's popular veterinarian, was a business visitor in Algona lost Wednesday evening and made this office a pleasant call. Mr. and Mrs. F. G. Huebsch left on Saturday 'for their home In McGregor after a few days' visit at the home of the former's sitser, Mrs. Fred Wehler. E. M; Johnson and son, well known Bancroft farmers, living just south of Bancroft on the paved road, were Algona visitors yesterday and paid this office a short call. Mrs. A. Steahle of Mitchell, South Dakota, was a caller last-Wednesday here. She was called to her former Bert France of Emmetsburg was a caller in Algona Monday. J. E. Vaughan of Swea City was a caller In Algona Tuesday. Rev. Loeffelholtz of St. Benedict was a visitor in Algona Monday. Dr. Williams of Lakota was a professional caller In Algona Thursday. Dr. Peters of Burt was In Algona on Monday and was a guest at Rotary. Banker Worley of Lakota was a business visitor In Algona westerday. Charles Akre went to Iowa City on Thursday where he will resume his studies. Mr. and Mrs. Troy Holt spent the week end at Fort Dodge with Mrs. Holt's family. Attorney L. A. Wlnkel was In Forest City on business from Tuesday to Friday of last week. Hugh Post returned the first of the week from Minneapolis where he drove on business the latter part of the week. Adele Bankson Is the new office girl at the Office of Cunningham & Lacy, succeeding Mrs. Ruth Brown Steil, who resigned. Myrna Bingaman returned to Shelley, Idaho, Tuesday evening after having spent several weeks with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Bingaman. Mr. and Mrs. Alex Clay of Tacoma, Washington, were Algona visitors this week. Mrs. Clay Is a sister of John M. Gannon and left Algona about thirty years ago. Carl Borchardt spent part of Monday and Tuesday visiting his brother, A. H. and friends in Algona. "Tubby" is with a Jewelry house and travels out of Des Molnes. Marriage licenses this week were issued to Hugo Mittag of Lone Rock and Mallnda Nemitz of Fenton, and Thomas Wingert of Wesley and Thelma Blanchard of Algona. Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Fuller returned Sunday from points In southern and eastern Iowa and various towns in Michigan where they have been visiting friends and relatives the past several weeks. Veenker Mr. and little daughter, , home at, Burt by the. death of her "mother, Mrs.' Krjethe. . ; • Marion MIcMahon .and Kathryn Misbach left Saturday .for Ames where . they will attend Iowa State College for another year. .Marion is a sophomore -...and Katbryn, a Junior. Mrs. Clara ballon 'of Minneapolis is ,v.lslting her sister; Mrs. Lynn Keith. Mrs. Daltbn l s the mother of James Dalton, who was hi one of the Swea City banks a few years ago. Mr. and Mrs. F. G. Urch and two sons of West Concord, Minnesota, visited over the week end at the home of then- son and brother, Irving Urch and with other Algona relatives. M!r. and Mrs. Al Falkenhaiher and daughter, Mrs. Veda Murtagh, came home Monday from a stay of several days in Minneapolis where Mr. Falken- hainer attended to business while the ladies attended the shows, v A recently designed autumn scene now graces the balcony of the Chrls- chilles & Herbst store. The drawing which furnishes the background was made by T. H. Chrischilles and represents a scene near Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Winkel are en- Joying a visit from their son, Charles, and his wife, who reside at Parma, Illinois. Charles has been In the employ of the Western Union for about fourteen years and during the past few years has been located in Illinois. Sale of Household Goods Mrs. Lemuel Stockwell will sell her household goods at a private sale to be held at her home at 620 East Gall Street 'Starting Thurs,, Sept. 18 There Is a good cook stove, oil stove, tables, many chairs, carpets, 9x12 rugs, some smaller ones, beds, dressers, dishes, good stove wood and many other things at a very low price. Also one man's coonskin coat size 44 for $100.00 and one buffalo robq, unttined for $100.00. The reason for selling is that I am going to Callforlna to live. BAKE The Iryington Ladies .will bol.d a bake sale at the White Groceiy store beginning ;at te» o'clock, AU kittdp of baked goods op gale* Mary Ellen, of Northwood visited at the Van Deest home Sunday and with other friends. Mr. Veenker is a druggist at Northwood and is a cousin of Mr. Van Deest. Miss Wilma Slepman returned on Wednesday from an extended visit with relatives in Belle Plaine and other points in Iowa. She was called home because of the illness of her mother who has been ailing with a throat infection. 'Mrs. Lemuel Stockwell Js holding a' sale of her household goods at her home on East Call street starting tomorrow. She Intends to locate in California as soon as she disposes of her goods. An ad appears in another-part of this paper. v , Alfred Heckart returned to Humboldt Sunday'with his daughter, Mrs. Blanchard, after spending a week at the home of his. sister, Mrs. Margaret Henderson. .Mr. Hepkart's home is in'New York, -and «he is spending-, the winter with his daughter. • ••:.-' Dr. and Mrs. W. D. Andrews returned Sunday from a two weeks' fishing trip in northern Minnesota and Wisconsin. Mrs. Andrews left Monday for Kirksville, Missouri, where' she will spend the remainder of the month visiting her parents, Mr: and Mrs. E. J, Murtagh, A. J. McDonald, and Josephine Murtagh left Monday In the McDonald car for Columbia, Missouri. Josephine will enter Stephen's College in Columblal • Mi". and Mrs. Murtagh and Mr. McDonald expected to return Thursday of this week. Mr. and Mrs. William Schunke and two 5 $hildren, Eugene and Evelyn, and Mrs. J. P. Behrehds, all of Cedar Palls spent Saturday at the E. W. Hansen home. Mly. Schunke and Mrs, Hansen are sisters. From Algona they; went to Whittemore and West Bend to visit relatives. Art Curran, the LuVerne potato king, was in Algona yesterday. He states that his yield of potatoes is not so large as last year, but the quality and size is better. Mr. Curran states that he will go to Naytahwaush, Minnesota, next week for a visit with his brother, A. M., who has a summer resort on Twin Lakes. and Mrs. BE BUILT SOON Webster City Engineer Submitted l»lans to the City Council Last Week. PLANT WOULD COST ABOUT $30,000, City Uses 190,000 Gallons of Water ,DaUy During Summer Months. Needs Extra Storage Tank. Preliminary plans for a filtering plant were submitted to the city council by Mark Norrls of Webster City at the meeting last week. The council requested Mr. Norrls to make out a complete set of plans and specifications as soon as possible which he promised t do. These plans should be finished 1: a week or so. Mr. Norris estimated th cost of the plant would be approxi mately $30,000. A filtering plant removes the iro: and other foreign particles from th water and softens It to some exten There would be no red and muddy wat er that now usually follows after fire. The plant would do away witi all that. According to Superintendent Jo Kelley the city needs an additlona storage tank which will hold abou 350,000 gallons of water. During thi summer months the daily consumption of water was 190,000 gallons and in the winter It drops to 120,000. If the plant is built a large building will be erected at the northwest corns: of the block owned by the city and thi basement which would be 120x40 fee would fQrm the storage tank. The tank would be covered and the floor of the building would serve as the roof of the tank. The building would be built o: brick. Everything would be inside this building except the aerator and the settling tank which would be on the outlsde. If the filtering plant is put in It will be paid for out of the ele'ctrlc light fund, for which arrangements wil probably be made in the near future. One Stop Station Practically Completed. The new building being constructed for the Standard oil Company by Contractors Oeo. Miller and Bartholomew Bros., at the corner of State and Jones Street, which Is to be occupied by the Standard Oil Company and the Clapsaddle Tire & Vulcanizing Service Is nearlng completion, and will be ready for occupancy by about the first of October. The present oil station will be torn down as soon as the other building Is completed. However, the old pumps will have to be used for a time until the new ones can be installed on the site of the present station. The building is built of light colored brick, and makes an attractive improvement for the corner. It will make much more convenient and also more attractive quarters for both the oil station and the Clapsaddle Tire & Vulcanizing Service. Mr. Fred Poonh left on Sunday morning In their car for Rochester, Minnesota,, where Mrs. Pooch, who has not been feeling well lately expects to go through the Mayo hospital clinic. Mr. Pooch is the popular buyer at Plum Creek station, and he and his wife live in their home on Diagonal street in Algona. •• Mr. and Mrs. Lance Reibhoff who have been living at Irvlngton this summer, have moved back to Hurt. Mr. and Mrs. Reibhoff drove to Des Molnes last Sunday and spent the day with Herman Wirtjes, a brother-in-law, who Is in a hospital recovering from an appendicitis operation. Mr. Wirtjes now lives, near Bricelyn, Minnesota, John Bllnkman expects to leave about the first of October for Lincoln, Nebraska, where he will be head of the service department for the Bulck Automobile Company. He has been a mechanic for the Algona Motor Sales Company for some time past and the new position comes as a fine promotion for him. Miss Erma Arndorfer of St. Benedict returned recently to Battle Creek, Michigan, where she is a nurse at the Ben Terhune, Irvington's rural mail man was a visitor in Algona on Tuesday. Hoyt Raney will go to Ames Saturday to attend Iowa State College. This Is his first year. Perry White left Thursday for Mt, Vernon, where he will be a sophomore student at Cornell this fall. Joe Sheppard went to Omaha Sunday where he will enroll as a freshman student at Creighton University. T. H. Holmes went to Oskaloosa on Tuesday to look after some'land he owns there. He Is expected home Thursday." ••••• '"'"'",, W.- B. Quarton went to Spencer on Tuesday to attend the Clay county fair where some of his fine Guernsey cattle are on display. Fathers Mclnerny of Emmetsburg and Kellyof..jgraeitlflger were visitors of Father T." J. Davefn'last" night and took in the mission. •'! <; Miss Judith Skog was hera Friday from Estherville visiting with friends. Miss Skog was employed in the Christensen Bros, store last winter.' " • " Mrs. Sallie Kranz, mother of Mrs. T. H. Ohrischilles, is expected home today from a two weeks' visit spent at Ida Grove, Correctlonvllle and Hoi- stein, Auto Clerk Carl Pearson announces that .the number of car licenses sold up to this time is running behind last year from between one to two hundred plates. Lewis Ferguson leaves Friday for Ames where he will be a ffeshman student at Iowa State College. Lewis was graduated in June from the Algona high school. . Helen Parsons Is the new assistant at the office of Dr. F. E. Sawyer. She takes the place of Julia Dearchs, who leaves soon for Ames where she will be a freshman at Iowa State College. Ben Sorensen took his-mother, Mrs. Hans Sorensen to Ames Friday where she visited with friends for a few days. She planned to leave today for California where she will spend the winter. * Miss Nadine Stillman of Dolllver was a, guest Tuesday at the home of hre brother, G. W. Stillman. Tuesday evening she left for Ames where she will be a freshman student at Iowa State College. The rqany friends of Mrs. O. Madson will be glad to know that her health is improving and that she is now able to sit up for a time' each day. She has been confined to her bed for several weeks. G. A. Van Dorston sold his house on East McGregor street last week to M. J. Jones. Mr, Jones owns the property joining the Van Dorston lot on the ease, The Van Dorstons will continue to occupy the house. Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Murphy and son drove up from their home at Williams Sunday to spend the day with his uncle, Charles Murphy. Not finding them here they drove on to Algona where they Joined the family gathering at that place. Mr, and Mrs. William Miller and son and daughter, Michael, and Leona, Mrs. Miller's mother, Mrs. Herman Fisher, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Zable and family and Miss Clara Fisher of Leila hospital. She was accompanied I Minnesota Lake, spent Sunday with by Miss Sarah Fitzpatrlck of Parkersburg, who has been her guest. Miss Fltzpatrick Is also a nurse at Battle Creek. Erma is the daughter of Mr. and Jflrs. John Arndorfer. Mr, and Mrs. Robert Philps are here for a visit with their relatives and numerous old friends, having driven through in their car from Fayettsvllle, Pennsylvania, where they settled twenty-five years ago after leavliw Algona, Mrs. phllps as a girl was MU3 Annie Warner, a daughter of the later Mli- ton Waynef, pioneer Algona wagon maker, and her • husband was for » number of yews the blacksmith at H< barton. Pgr a number of seasons h e and MS farther, Andy, wero tbr M&itt spokes in the Algona base ball club, which wtt* famed all ovmr north- err* Ipwfc and aw$ww Minnesota. Both have made many old friends In vjotalty. They we guests .»* tot of MJ«. Attorney H. W. Miller. Mr. and Mrs, T. H, Wadsworth left this morning for Union Grove, Wisconsin, where they will spend two weeks visiting relatives and friends. They were accompanied by Mrs. M. Dalziel, who will visit her sister and other relatives at Gurnee, Illinois. Dr. and Mrs, F. L. Trlbon went to Mountain> Wisconsin, last week to visit their daughter, Mrs. Herman Leeftink and to make the acquaintance of their new little granddaughter. Mrs. Leeftink was Dorothy Tribon before her marriage. Kenneth Stephenson and Helen Pet- ergon drove Maynard Stephenson to last Sunday where he enrpiled W. C. T. U. Convention At Fenton Wednesday. Fenton, September 16. Special: The County W. O. T. U. convention was held at the Methodist church last Wednesday afternoon and evening. The meeting was presided over by the retiring president, Mrs. H. P. Welsbrod. The first hour was given over to a business session and election of officers. The results of the election follow: president, "Mrs. Nellie McAnlnch of Swea City; vice president, Mrs. Edith Kesler of Swea City; secretary, Mrs. W. H. Lease, of Algona; treasurer, Mrs. Frank Gelgel of Algona. The program was as follows: opening song by Mrs. McAnlnch, prayer by Mrs. Lease, and the report of the unions, after which addresses were given by Rev. Allen Wood of Good Hope and Rev. E. T. Gerkin, the local pastor. The afternoon was brought to a close by a duet by Mrs. H. C. Llndsey and Mrs. J. F. Newel, entitled, "Pure White Ribbons." The evening Services were opened with a song by the Fenton women's quartet, followed by prayer by Rev. Gerkin. The main address was then given by Rev. William Muhlman of 2agle Grove, his subject being, "The Way to Teach Temperance to the Young." Mrs. Johnson of Swea City •ead the resolutions and a letter of gratitude to the Fenton union for the courtesies afforded the visiting; unions. The convention was brought to a close with a song by the Fenton's women's quartet. in low* State college. This is 's eecond year- M&s Peterson, is ft daughter of AAtyi Petww, fc •- Al Folkenhainer left this morning on a business trip to Nevada, Iowa, and Omaha, Nebraska. E. J. Hodges has some of the best home grown musk melons for sale at his garage on North Dodge street that we lave tasted. Alice Rist left Sunday for Iowa City where she will be a sophomore student. This Is her first year at Iowa as she attended Rockford College last /ear. Mrs. L. R. Carsten returned to her lome in Hawarden Sunday after a week's,j,ylsit, at the , Win. Dau home, ler husband, who is a salesman for he Armour Company, and her. .inoth- r, Mrs. James Younle, came after her Sunday. G. A. King i s the new Jeweler at the Borchardt drag store. He takes the place • of John Leo, Who .left lost week or Chicago, where he will attend an ptlcal college'. Mr. King comes well ecommended. He has been located ,t New London, Iowa. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Miller and Mr. nd Mrs. Fred Kent drove to Minneap- lls the first of the' week where they pent two days before going on to the brthern lakes where they planned to o some fishing. They will be home he first of next week. Mr. and Mrs. Homer Boevers of West Send stopped in Algona Sunday at the H. Long home on their way home rom Galena, Illinois, where they had pent some time visiting. Mrs. Boev- •s was Nellie Waters before her mar- iage and taught In the Algona schools. ;Mrs. Nora Kain and daughter, Elizaeth, will leave Friday for their home n Aurora, Illniois, after a visit of a ew weeks with Algona frin needasnd iw weeks in Algona with friends nd relatives. Wm. Cliff, who Is to at- md Chicago University this fall, will ccompany them. Ella Lewis and Clifford Worster are wo Algona students who will enroll at rake University this fall. Ella was raduated a year ago from Stephen's ollege at Columbia, Missouri, and will egln her third year of college work at rake. Clifford was graduated from he Algona high school In June. Mr. and Mrs. Call Dickinson came useday from Washington, D. C,,/for visit with the former's parents, Mr. nd Mrs. L. J. Dickinson. 'After a tw days they will go to Des Moines here Call will prepare to take the owa State Bar examinations which ill be held about the middle of Octo- er. Walter Fraser, who has been life uard at the Algona swimming pool he past season had his foot rather adly cut at the pool a- week or so ago hen he dropped an electric chande- er which broke on his foot. He will ave today for Iowa State College, here he is a junior student this ear, Mr. and Mrs. Donald White have moved from Glendale, California to akland, where Donald has accepted position with a men's clothing com- any. He has been with a clothing ompany in Los Angeles for some itnie. he new position comes as a nice pro- lotlon for him. Donald is the son f Mr. and Mrs. W. A. White of Alona, and Mrs. White will be remem- ered as Alice Johnson, daughter of VIr. and Mrs. C. S. Johnson. Lieutenant-Colonel B. A. Seeley came Mday from Duluth for a visit with his lother and brother, Frank. He will e here about ten days before he will iave for Fort Benning at Columbus, eorgla, where he will join Mrs. Seel/ and the children, who are already ocated there so that the children ma? attend school. Lieutenant-Colonel Seeley has been up at Duluth for the past three weeks to evade the hay fever season, He is transferring to the south from the state of Washington. Public Sale, On Thursday, September 26th, 1930^ commencing at two o'clock p. m., of all unpaid accounts receivable, notes and contrftptfl assigned by the Cliff BURTHASA CLEARING HOUSE Burt Clearance Association Will Aid Merchants in Carrying on Business LLOYD ELSTON IN CHARGE OP HOUSE. Board of Managers Selected Quarters Taken In Old First National Bank .Building. Burt Monitor: The smoke from the upheaval caused by the closing of the First National Bank had hardly cleared away before the Burt Clearance Association was performing the functions of a banking institution for the citizens of this community. The Burt Clearance Association, as its name implies, Is simply an association formed to clear commercial paper and establish a place where credit functions may be maintained. It operates under the banking laws of the state and will use the Iowa State Bank at Algona for a depository. Funds deposited In this exchange are protected against theft and the association offers the same advantages as a bank, except that it does not loan money. Checks cannot be paid unless deposits arc made to cover them and outside checks deposited can not be used for credit until they are cleared. The association Includes all the business and professional men of the town. A board of managers was elected, consisting of D. F. Slaughter, K. J. Smith, Dr. W. T. Peters, G. W. Bleich and J. McDonald. Lloyd Elston was elected secretary .manager and will be in ac- llve charge of the exchange. He has furnished a bond of $10,000. Quarters were established Monday in the old First National Bonk building on the south side of the street, and by Tuesday morning deposits were being received and the Institution was in ful operation. Prospects are that the busl ness will be self-supporting as soon as deposits reach a reasonable figure. In the meantime the running expenses are being paid by the members of the association. The public Is invited to patronize this association and every safeguard has been provided for the depositor's money. The man who Is careful, keeps down expense, Who uses In business good common sense. May never be rich as they call men today,- But he never misses to have tax to pay. The man who to business pays little heed. Keeps buylngs things he does not need, Is a man very likely who pays little tax. He accumulates nothing; his methods are lax, The Iowa State Bank would advise that the man Who pays no tax better change his plan,, Iowa State Bank Algona, Iowa ft Fenton Garden Prize Winners Announced. (By County Agent Morrison). The Woman's club at Fenton has for the past two years sponsored a boys' and girls' flower and vegetable garden club. Mr^. Wm. Weisbrod acted as leader and each year suitable prizes have been awarded for the best gardens. Last Monday was the date for final placing, of the gardens; which was preceded'by a mid-summer inspection of the plots. ; . Miss Donna Jean Bailey won first with a combination flower and vegetable . garden^whlchiinejuded Jhalf _ Her father's garden p.lot and, contained seven varieties'of flowers and six varieties,of vegetables which were preceded .earlier in the year by other varieties, which had been used and replaced by later plantings. •'" Howard Schulte placed second with a small, but beautiful garden of late blooming flowers which included eight varieties, James Bailey was third with another good-sized flower and vegetable garden, which had been well stocked with vegetables throughout the summer. • Esther Kucker was fourth with a sm'all, but excellently arranged flower garden adjoining a small plot of vegetables. Bruce Graham placed fifth and Gladys Stoeber sixth with well arranged and well kept gardens. Vernon Ohm, Ruth Glaus and Lyle Newell received honorable mention for their plots and the many other gardens kept by the boys and girls showed cave in planning and cultivation that would do credit to many older amateur gardeners. Quality, variety and general appearance of the gardens gave evidence of the car and efforts put fourth during the dry season of the past summer. Mr. Huenhold of the Algona Greenhouses with the county agent accompanied by Mrs. Welsbrod made the placings. Counterfeit Bills Are Going Around. The sheriff's office announces that they have received warning of a series of counetfeit bills which are being scattered around the country • and are warning the merchants to be on the lookout for them. The bills are of $5.00 and $10.00 denominations. Serial number for the $10,00 bills is J06186756A and J10568179A and for the $5.00 bills, A05286996A, Mrs. George Zanke Funeral on Thursday. Mrs. George Zanke passed away at Chicago this week and the remains will be brought to Algona, where funeral services will be held Thursday morning at the Catholic church. Mr. Zanke is a brother of Mrs. Jacob Wln- kel. Obituary will be published next week. Duck Season Opened Yesterday Morning. The duck season officially opened on Tuesday and a number of Algona sportsmen took advantage of it to try and obtain enough ducks for their dinners. At the present writing we have not learned how many of the local nimrocls were fortunate in bagging their share of the winged brethren. Gave Name to Newspaper The first Italian newspaper was sold for a gazetta, a small Italian coin, and it is generally supposed that the name "gazette" Is an application of the price of the paper to the paper Itself L«M Tt«n No V»lu« A wise wan why does not assist with MB charity, and a poor man with bis Jab«r, ar« perfect nuisances to (be Board Levies Taxes For City of Algoha. The total tax levy for the city of Algona as levied on September 8 by the board of supervisors amounts to 194.7 mills. Last year it was 105.15 mills. The Increase Is due to the tax for the new school which is being built. The bond tax on the school amounted to 22 mills. Next year the tax will probably be lower as the Interest on the school bonds will be partially paid. The state has reduced its levy to .5 mill and the county reduced theirs .75 mills this year. Thla is the biggest decrease the county has made in years. Ice Plant Struck by Lightning Sunday. During the' severe electrical storm early last Sunday morning, the Algona Ice Cream & Candy Factory's Ics plant was struck by lightning. According to LeRoy Dltsworth, one of the employees of the plant, the bolt struck about fi:15. It struck the cupola on top of the building and came through and broke shafts and pulleys, scattered barrels of oil all over the room and created much lavoc among the machinery. Mr. Dlts- worth said that he heard a crash and looked around and saw a ball of flrn. That was the last he saw until he picked himself up in the alley where he had, either fallen or was .blown by the concussion. He suffered only a nosebleed from the bolt. The plant was put out of commission for two or three days but is now in working order. The plant was damaged to the extent of approximately $300. Good Hope Aid Entertains Winners. Good Hope, September 18. Special: A social affair at the Good Hope parsonage on last Wednesday proved to be unusually delightful. It was the occasion of n group of Good Hope members of the Aid society paying a debt to winning members of a contest just closed by that organization. The losing side under the* leadership of Mrs. Tom Reid was the' entertaining hostess to the winners led by Mrs. Tony Jandl. • In addition the Ladles' Aid society of South Cresco -were also Included as guests with resultant good fellowship and enhancement of 'bonds of friendship already established. An Informal program'by the >Cresco- Aid under the direction idti'thplr president, Mrs. Wm. Martinet iAlgona, and talks by the Misses Warner and Whitney of Burt proved of : much interest, About sixty guests Were ; present;'> ukv Cresco M. & Dl ... MfetbjL . ( . .. ( . iivj .. Cresco, September 116. !;SpeclaliiJIho Mothers and .Daughters club was entertained last Thursday by'Mrs. JR. G. Fry in Algona with fiction? members president, Mrs.; A S,.Moore, toqktthe chair after the business,•committees were appointed for, >.the. County,, federation meeting to: be held (October 7. A talk by Mrs. G. W. Brown on "The Value of an Object in jLife," .was followed by an open house' discussion. The club will meet for the next meeting with Mrs. J. H. Fraser. Roll • call will be answered by paying dues. Mrs. Fry will give a talk on "Canning." Call Theatre THTJES. & FRI., SEPT 18-19. (CHANGE OF PROGRAM) Maurice Chevalier 'Claudette Colbert '* * "THE Blft POND" Chevalier has been watching American girls. What has he learned? "You brought a new kind of love to me." Maurice sings Jauntl- . ands of woman picture, fans , singing it rgiht back at hJm, Also Talking News, and Vltaphone Acts. " Sunday shows start at o'clock. , ' i''!-"' Monday night at!7; 15 and ;, Abo Beleqfaiaori Bttbleptfe» SATURDAY, SEPT., 80. Matinee at 1:30 p..hi. The /thrilling comedy smash hit, 'ROADHOUSE NIGHTS' with Chas. Buggies Fred Kohler New stars—new laughs—new of hit. • Also comedy and Vltaphone Acts. SUN. & MOtfi' v SEPT. 21-22. He was a whiz at golf—but love had him stymied. A,n outdoor entertainment for picture goers. A thousand laughs featuring that popular fellow Robert Montgomery THEROU with Dorothy Jordan Benny Rubin J. 0. Nugent TUBS. & WED., SEPT. 23-24. many • btulneM men wish that , their homes' could be run of well 08 their offices—? and that their wives understand their, needs swiftly as their, secretaries! .< .;~ !!t ', See and hear the story that has started a thousand controversies I DOROTHY MACKAILU LEWIS SIO N E Hobart JBoffworth Blanche Frederic! Pfatulie Moorhead Matinee Tuesday at 2:30. Also Vitaphone Varieties. THE NEWS WHILE IT'S NEWS / , , UPPER DES MOINES REPUBLICAN

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