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—Tea Pages, UPPER DBS JIOlNES, 44th TfflAtt , $8th ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY,)ECEMBER 41, 1930 VOL. 2S-No. 29 MRS. MUCKEY SUES FOR $22 DAMAGES YOUTHFUL BANDIT ROBS 2 OIL STATIONS Q-unman Held up McGinnta' and Mona Motor Stations on iCliristmas Eve. ROBBERY FOILED AT M'GINNIS STATION. MoGlnnia Fought Bobber Who Ran. Then Held up Elmer Cook at the MomaMotor and Got $7.00. Algona is fast becoming a second Ohlcago as far as hold ups with a gun are. concerned. Christmas Eve, Chas. JfcGinnis, who operates the oil station near the Milwaukee depot found, himself looking down the barrel of a gun, which to him, looked nothing less than a seventy-five millimeter cannon. Five viinutes later Elmer Cook, who is employed at the MonaMotor station three -Mocks south of McGlnnls, was looking *own> the same barrel. "Stick 'Em Up." About eight-forty-five that evening, Mr. McGlnnls was locking . up the pumps preparatory to attending the movies. He had Just turned a corner «f the station and was about to go tato the building when a young fellow came around the corner and said, "Hello, old pal, stick 'em up." Mr. McGinnis. thinking some one was play. Ing a joke on him, went into, the atation. Just as he entered the door lie turned around 'and ,*he robber followed him Inside and pointed the cannon at his stomach. He was about two • *eet away, and told McGinnis to hoist fhehi again. McGinnis was somewhat •tubborn' about doing this and' the robber' told ;hlm, the third time.' George Nemmers and family Nemmers tertainingly legislation, Mncome •to ; get to his guhr an automatic, he carried'in his sweater pocket. lily/ 1 the robber saw this as he it south without saying lb*ye, . iGirinls could have ,'shot him eaai- t Jie is! a crack shot,.but he thought ig as'the robber'did not'get any* • did, not want to have a shoot- ion his hands. Took Seven Dollars. fellow evidently had his nerve s,,it was not five minutes later • entered the MonaMotor station ,1 stuck up Elmer Cook, who is the 'at there. Cook did not see he opened the door and told elevate his. hands. He stuck un into Cook's ribs and asked «where the money was. On being lie reliever Cook of about seven are which was in his pockets but him he could keep the small i in the money changer to make with. Cook was then made fact the floor and the robber left young son of Henry Bruns, who O&ear the station, happened along jsaw the robber cutting across the > across the Ice cream factory Marshall Newville but by 'Cap" Nemmer's Father Died Last Saturday. Bancroft, December 30. Special: J. Nemmers, pioneer merchant and business man of Bancroft, died at his home December,'27th after an illness of two months. The cause of his death was paralysis of the throat. John Nemmers, son of Mr. and Mrs Michael Nemmers Was bom September 17, 18S3, at St. Donatus, Iowa. On June 11, 1879, he was united in marriage to Mary Ann Schiltz at La- MotteV Iowa, to wfiieh union eight/ children *were borri. They are; Peter J., of Cedar Rapids; Mrs. Mary Guide of Minneapolis; Mrs. Margaret Rosencrans of Des Moines": Mrs, Martha Lynch of Fairmont; Leroy G. of Mason City; Otto J. and Mrs. Florence vlulligan of Bancroft and Mrs. Edvina Devlne of Sigoumey.' Besides his wife and children he is survived by three brothers, George of jaMotte; Henry E. of Waterloo and Matt of Bancroft. Three brothers and one sister preceded him hi death. The deceased was a life long member of the Catholic church and at the ;lme of his death was comforted by he rites of his religion. Funeral services were held Tuesday morning at nine o'clock at St. John's Catholic church, a requiem high mass being ead by Rev. J. D. Fisch. Intermem was made in St. John's cemetery. The pall bearers were Joseph Baltz Henry Blocker, Anthony J. Doleschal John Grein, P. S. Wilhelmi and N. E Sheridan. Out of town relatives attending the funeral Were: Mr. anc Mrs. Peter J. Nemmers and family oJ Cedar Rapids; Mrs. Mary Guide of Minneapolis; Mrs. Margaret Rosencrans. of,, Des, Molnes; Mrs. Martha Lynch : and 5 ; children of Fairmont; Le- G. and family of Mason City; Mrs. toe there was no trace of him f McGinnis described the man as K; young and nice appearing, wear- t a" Bray coat and overalls and a ?-?He was not masked. At the tVstotion he donned a mask made ; a bandanna handkerchief and wear the cap. attons tallied. Otherwise the McGlnnls stated that the next j.rthat attempts to take some jnoney will get a hot reception lilf the gun does look like a cannon o;-$ttis time no trace of the culprit been found. Hnore Lady Died December 17. December 30. Special: >i»bjlllp Engler died at her home " e, Olty onXWednesday, December '- an Illness of several weeks due tdvaiwd age. 'Matilda Frein , at CpbJenz, Germany in Jan"•'"" She came'with her T ca and looaied at Jo^,__... In 1871. Here she met j.iEngler and they were married r-of the same year. The younj j-qame to Whittemore in 1883, [settled on tjheplace known now as »S' Weir. Sr-! farm. Later they to, their own farm just west " ' ?e,- .where they lived until $h.ey retired to town- Mr to ;J«9. > of ^There survives Lo4ge t Mon- Colorado! W .. . fiirt; an4 Jpsepji and ,The$r only' Daughter an, died, a fe.w services were held ; pjnircb 04 Saturday, w«ilam , oflttcfet- M&tern Busy Thirty Years as * % Justice of the Peace A. Hutchison is going out of office today after a continuous .service' in-Algona : of almost thirty years. : During that ttoe he 1ms turned over.to»the county.school fund on an average of almost one thousand dollars a year-taken; from fines and costs which have been assessed in his court, or more than all the others combined. . Mr. Hutchison succeeded the late F. M. Taylor to office and his term of office Is the longest In the county. Mr. Hi'ichison knew when, to be jenicnt with -th^se who were unfortnnate to Appear before him and many profited by the,good advice which he was always willing to give them, lie was never .ruled by prejudice. His many Mends regret to see him leave this of- fioe. but are happy in knowing that he will continue in his practice of law. Mr. Hutchison is succeeded by Attorney L. A, Wlnkel. GOOD ATTENDANCE AT LAW MEETING Major Reis of Madison Gave Talk on Public Utilities, Income Tax, etc. SAYS ROOSEVELT NEXT PRESIDENT. Judge Haycraft of Fairmont Defended Courts and Lawyers In the Fight Against Crime. The Bar Association, of the Fourteenth Judicial District, composed of eight counties, held its semi-annual meeting in Algona at the K. of C. hall Saturday evening, December 20. Approximately seventy members of the bar, some of whom were accompanied by then- wives, were in attendance. There were also present eight Judges, among whom were Judge Haycraft of Fairmont, Minnesota, and Judge E. A. Morling of the supreme court, whose home is in Emmetsburg. The banquet was served by the Catholic Daughters of America and the menu was one which would satisfy the 1 gastronomic desires of the most fastidious. •. Judge W,. B. -Quarton presided as toastmaster. and kept things moving in an entertaining manner. T. P, Harrington welcomed the : visitors In a very appropriate, manner. Fido hdade Welcome at the Col] Theatre Dogs I Dogs! Dogs! All kinds of dogs were at the Call on Saturday, December 20. Mr. Rice, of the theatre, was offering prizes for different kinds of dogs in the contest which was held In conjunction with the serial, "The Lone Defender," featuring Rin Tin Tin, the world's smartest dog, The contest was open to children in the county having any sort of a canine. And please don't think, there wasn't a conglomeration of man's best friend represented.- Small boys made life .miserable for most of the town hounds by chasing them up the streets and through alleys in efforts to catch them and enter them in the contest. Mr. Rice advertised $40.00 In prizes but gave nearly $60.00 out. Walter Beardsley, young son of Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Beardsley of Algona, showed much sagacity when he told his mother to go and order a Christmas present as he would see that it was paid for out of prize money. He didn't have a dog as yet but he had an idea and it was a good one. He picked up the scraggliest, scrawniest- looking cur he could find and prevail- ed upon Mr. Rice to give out a prize for a vegetarian dog, which of course was won by the dog put up by Walter. There were seventy-eight dogs from all over the county entered in the contest which took place at eleven o'clock although there were some en- tri,es there by eight o'clock in the morning. The list of prize winners were us follows: Vegetarian dog, Walter Beardsley, Algona. Nearest to Rin Tin Tin, Darrel Wilson, LuVerne. Best all around dogs—two prizes each, $15.00 wrist watches, Eileen Aman, Algona and Eleanore Intermlll. Titonka. Longest dog, James Spencer, Alf*ona. Shortest dog, Julius Bans, West Bend Best trick dog, Marjorie Phillips, Best dog from Algona, Berdine Towne and Prances Walters. Best dog from Burt, Chis Hanna. Best dog from Corwith, Bobby Wer- mersen and Robert Galloway. Best dog from Whittemore, Prances Bestenlehner and Cletus Elbe-t Best dog from Titonka, Maxlne Pet erson and Robert Pink. Eest dog from Penton, Kaihcrino Cage. Helen Peterson Secretly Married. ROTARY PARTY A LARGE SUCCESS; Was Held Monday Night at St. Cecelia's Academy Gymnasium. TWO HUNDRED AND , SIXTY GUESTS THERE. Program VPas in Cabaret Style During Buffalo Twp. Man. Subscriber 30 Years. John Sachau, one of the substantial men of Buffalo township, was a visitor tn Algona Monday and called at the Upper Des Molnes-Republican office to renew his subscription. Mr. Sachau has been a subscriber to this paper for thirty-one years, having lived, on his farm a mile east of Titonka for over thirty years. He has developed his place into one of the flne farms of that neighborhood of fine farms. He Is a stockholder in the First National Bank at Titonka, which closed its doors last Friday. Mr. Sachau says the bank is expected to pay the depositors a good per cent of their deposits, Aged Burt Resident Died Last Saturday, Burt, December SO, Special: WlUiam Bleich, Sr., one of Burt's pioneers died Saturday morning. He had bean in poor health for several years. Wm. Bleich was born in Laskovinza, Germany, February 19, I847, and was almost ejghtyrfour years old at the time of his death. On December 26, 1866, IB was united in marriage to Ernestine Home, and a few months later they came to America and located in Wisr consln. where they lived until 1888, when they moved to Igossuth county, where they have since been residents. 3eyen children, were born to them, two laving died, Gus and Mrs. Henry Kramer.' The others'all live here except Mrs, Oscar Anderson pf Eau Clair, Wisconsin; Wm. Jr.,- R. A- and G. W. and Mrs, 'Herman Putz, all of Burt, Mr. Bleioh was a friend of everyone and will be greatly missed by all. The funeral services were conducted Monday afetrnoon by Rev. L. Rtphmann tnd Interment made in the Burt ceme? tery. public utilities largely as exists and is propsed in Wisconsin.' The major' has had a very eventful and stormy career. After being' graduated fro;m the Harvard law school-he, joined the army, spending nineteen .months at the front. He returned to^Wisconsin and represented the county In which the city of Madison la located, hi the legislature in 1927 and 1929.-He then-became what would be known in Teddy Roosevelt's tune, a trust Buster. Against Chain Banking. Major Rels. warned . his audience against the imminent danger of public utility rule in Iowa,.and although he Is a LaFoIlctte republican' he predicted the election of Franklin Roosevelt to the presidency in 1932 on the issue of the ownership by the people of the nation's natural resources. He made a strong argument against chain or branch banking and lauded the income , tax -when properly and exclusively used as a replacement tax. admitted, however, •. that such a He tax Chas, F, Lathrqp is Much Imprpved, was particularly useful in Wisconsin as there were many counties in that state that consisted almost entirely of cut over land which would not bear sufficient tax to even support the expense of the county government Jet alone schools, roads and so forth. The major was .very well informed and gave an interesting talk which was enjoyed by everyone present. Senator George W. Patterson was called upon and acquitted himself very creditably in a short talk on the necessity for the people to be patient with lawmakers in their effort to enact re-, forms as it takes time to bring them about. 'Call on Judge Haycraft. Judg'e Haycraft was then called upon and made an eloquent and convincing defense of courts and lawyers against ,the unfounded statements that our criminal laws were not honestly and efficiently enforced. For some time Judge Haycraft has. been a member of a commission appointed by the the governor of Minnesota to investigate crime and its punishment in Minnesota. He quoted statistics for three years in Minnesota showing that ten thousand people were held to the district courts of Minnesota to answer for crime and of that number less than six per cent, were acquitted. The, other ninety-four per cent were convicted anjl received punishment for their offense. Pleads for State Police. He said $»at {toe cause of lack of punishment for crime Is not the inefficiency of the courts, but the lack of proper means of apprehending the criminals. He said today criminals have •their machine guns and high powered cars anc} other modem equipment while th,e same method of apprehend* big them In vogue fifty years ago is still being used, we are still using the "hp_rse an4 buggy" methods. The judge made a, strong pjea for -state police giving statistics to shpw that iin the states whjere this system is In force &e number of bank robberies are few compared'With those In states that do n$ have eja^e police, He said that ;he only reftjon crime was less In Eng— J Oftnadft than in the United ' w of, Scotland Yard In the Mounted Police of '.JHrnje quartet' Qf..Mason 'W gymnasium 'last Monday night by the local Rotary club. Two hundred and sixty Rotarians, Rotary Anns and guests sat down to a sumptuous repast served :by the ladies of St. Cecelia's Guild. The. gymnasium was appro-; priately decorated with candles, balloons and streamers adding'color to the occasion.' The dinner was in cabaret style with many acts and features which would do well,Jn,v"Big Time," Bert Browne and, Hlfi Victorians of Des Moines were on hand to furnish music. Women in beautiful gowns and many men in formal', attire lent a metropolitan aspect to the affair. After the dinner and entertainment the younger people and many older ones strutted their stuff to.the strains of the.re^ cording orchestra. '.'. .*,. The Program. The program started with the orchestra playing a number and then four' of Algona's most musical males, namely, Drs, W. D. Andrews and Claire Schaap, Harold Cowan and Don Smith, sang several songs which were well received by the listeners, A dance by five little daughters of Rotary, Barbara Haggard, Mary Louise Gilmore, MCaxine Larson, Mildred Reimer and Marabelle Reimer, gave an exhibition of dancing and singing which could not be bettered in any way. Miss Val- alee Blanche, who is instructor in the dancing school recently opened in Algona, showed what a real ballet dance was like. The male quartet again came on the stage and entertained with some more songs. Dr. Schaap ihowed his versatility by wiggling a mean pah- of feet and also doing a strut which gave evidence that he has been on the stage at some time or other.. Six girls collaborated with him in his performance and showed that Algona has some exceptional talent for the Follies chorus. The girls were, Alice Rlst, Madonna Quinn, Eleanor Backus, Catherine McCall, Sarah Doran and Bernice Harrington. The accompanists throughout the entertainment were Mrs, Eugene Murtagh, Mrs. N. C. Rice and Mary Janice Rice. "The Snow Family." The last act on the program was the climax, Eight ladles took part in it and were, to say the least, "Wows." The skit was called "The Sweet Family." Those taking part were Miss Lucia Wallace and Mesdames W. A. Fester, A. E. Michel, T. L. Larson, Don Smith, L. G. Baker, and Henry Reimer. The act was reminiscent of the well known Cherry Sisters of twenty years ago. Afc the end of the act newsboys rushed onto the floor und distributed The Rotary Rag to the guests. The Rag was }n the form of a four page newspaper with cuts of some of our sedate (jltlzens in their youthful days. One of the cleverest articles In the paper was; an ad for Dr. M. J. Keneflck, who cjafined he could cure any ill with his patent medicine. As he would be in town only one day patients were requested to bring cash for their treatmente. This made quite a hit as. nearly everyone present had, at some time or other, iu.ard the doctor^ (JJscourse on tho ifficacy of traveling M, p.'s, party End*. A Happy New Year to All. Another milestone In the journey of life has passed and as we enter the New Year, forgetting the Joys and sorrows of the year just passed, we do BO with hope and anticipation that the New Year will hold for you only Health, Prosperity and unbounded Happiness as you travel the road ahead. > . J. W. HAGGARD. SID. J. BACKUS. First National Bank of Titonka Closed JD< stood*^ fairly good nt shape""ipt thel he<t\„ „ -— drawals made it Impossible'to'keep op. en. It is expected j» pay out nearly all that is possible under a receivership; The bank was capitalized at $25,000. J. Budlong was president and Herman Rachuit Was •' cashier, There is one other bank .at Titonka, the Titonka Savings Bank, which was established In 1916 and which is understood to be In very good condition, with substantial local men in charge, B. 8. Pannkuk being, president, Wm. Boyken, vice president and H. C. Schweppe, cash- :er. •-•',•'' Mrs. Frank Dale Was Buried in Algona. i Mrs. Prank Dale of Fairmont died in that city December 17 after a short illness. Mary Mitchell Dale was born May 20, 1887 .near Newell, Iowa. She was married to Frank Dale, a '.son of Mr. and Mrs. George Dale of Algona in 1904. Her husband was killed in a train accident May 26, 1926. Two sons are living, Darrell of Seattle, Washington and Robert of Washington, D. C., and three sisters,- Mrs. Mary Sonnicksen of Wadena, Minnesota, Mrs. Dora Geory of Sac City, Mrs. Sarah Schultz of Fonda and two brothers, Samuel and Waniel Hults of Clarkfield, Minnesota. Funeral services were held December 17 at t»he Laird & Reimer chapel in Algona with Rev. C. V. Hulse officiating, Burial was in Riverview cemetery. Mrs. Kenneth O. Stcplienson. The announcement of the marriage of Miss Helen Peterson, daughter o) Mr. and Mrs. Julius Peterson and Kenneth O. Stephenson, son of Mr, and Mrs. O. J. Stephenson of Fenton, formerly of Algona was a holiday event which came as a surprise to their many friends. The couple Was married at Knoxvllle June 2. Attendants at the wedding were Mr, and Mrs. E. G. Stephenson of Newton. Both Mr. and Mrs, Stephenson were graduated from the Algona hi(?h school with the class of 1926. Since her graduation Mrs. Stephenson hns been teaching the country schools, having for the past two years taught at Ledyard. She attended Iowa State Teachers' College for three summers. Following his graduation Mrs. Stnphenson took a commerlal course and has since been associated with his father in the grocery business at Fenton where the couple will make their home after the end of the school year. Mr. and Mrs! Julius Peterson entertained the brothers and sisters of the couple and Mr. and Mrs. Nels Mitchell at a one. o'clock dinner Sunday. COUPLE OBSERVED • ,ty-Five Years. i ENTERTAINED AT DINNER SATURDAY. Fifty Relatives and Friends Including Best Man and Bridesmaid Help Celebrate ttie Occasion. Original Notice Filed to Bring Suit Against Henry Klocke of Wesley. CAB WAS DRIVEN BY MRS. RUNCHEY. Grand and Petit Jurors Drawn for Coming Term. Several Divorces Granted in Present Term. An original notice was filed this week by the attorneys of Mrs. Gus1» Mnekey to brlni? suit against Henry Klocke of Wesley for the sum of $22 000 for dnmnges received when the I.lnlntlff received inj.irie 1 } canard by the reckless driving of his car by Howine nimchoy. The noiidcn^ happened Oc- f.r.btr 3 when ths plnlnf.lil together v/.ll Mrs. George Wllley, Mrs. J.iines Phillips, Mrs. Rowine Hundley, Mrs. Wllley's daughter, Nettle Glimpse and Mrs. Lottie Smith were driving to Des Molnes. The car went off the grafle about two miles south of Algona, and Mrs. Muckcy had one of her feet cut off, and was . otherwise injured. Mrs. Willey arid,, Mrs.- .Phillips also received serious injuries. 'The car had been borrowed from Mr. Klocke tb make the trip and carried liability insurance. Barton & Maghcn of St. Paul and E. C. McMahon of Algona are representing Mrs. Muckey and Sullivan, McMahon & Linnan ore attorneys for Mr. Klocke. Grand and Petit jurors. The list of grand Jurors for the coming year and the petit jurors for the January term which begins January 27 were drawn the first of the week. The following were. drawn for the grand Jury: A- 0. Nelson, Titonka; P. Johnson, Swea City; Greg Ramer, Algona; John Carlson, Wesley; Frank Ludwig, Whittemore; Lulu Hawcotfo Burt; Wm. Runchey. West Bend; Julius Jensen, Buffalo Center; Ernest Rosseisen, Fenton; Lewis McWhorter Burti; W. J. Bourne, Lotto Creek; E. J. Schemmel, Bancroft;. The list of petit jurors drawn to appear Tuesday, ..February '3, are as fol-* lows:' ' * Ida Yager ..... ......... ...... Algona Haverly ...... , ..... ,-... Wesley The, tables and chaira were then cleared away and the tuneful melq- " IB of the 0rchjsjjra poured, forth Has Been Subscriber for Fifty Years. Jerry Helgens, well known Algona man, while paying his subscription to the Upper Des Mplnes-Republican on Monday remarked that he had taken the paper for Just flflty years. And we may add that he has never failed to pay for his paper in advance. Jerry came to Kossuth a young man in 1881 and settled at Lone Rock or in the vloinity of what is now Lone Rock, where he stEl owns several flams, which he gradually acquired through patient industry and frugal habits. He retired a number of years ago to his fine home in Algona. Oil Station Here Entered Saturday. The Sandard Oil filling station located on the Vic Johnson corner east of Algona on the paving was broken into some time after Saturday night and ten o'clock last four bottles .of lubricating oil and two boxes of cigars were taken. The thieves pried open the front door to gain entrance, Marshall Newville was balled Sunday and he found the empty oil bottles thrown away near the mill hill, Otherwise there is no clue to the culprits- Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Bode celebrated their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary lasti Saturday evening by entertaining fifty of their relatives at a six-thirty dinner at their home in Plum Creek pwnship. A three course dinner was served at tables artistically decorated with white carnations and white tapers intermingled with holiday colors. One of the pleasant features of the occasion was the presence . of the best man and Hridesmald, who attended this worthy couple on their wedding day twenty-five years ago. The bridesmaid was Mrs. Julia Benson of Algona, and the best man, Frank Bode, of McLean, Illinois, a brother of Harry. The Prank Bodes drove through from Illinois arriving Friday to be present for this memorable event. During the evening much to the surprise of Mr. and Mrs. Bode a number of musical selections came in over the radio from WNAX Yankton, South Dakoto, which were dedicated in their honor. Evelyn Bode, who is home for the holiday vacation, from her studies at Clark College, Dubuque, favored the guests with several vocal selctlons. The honorees received many beautiful and useful gifts including a complete set of silverware. Mr. Bode in his speech of acceptance, related how he and his wife had overcome obstacles since their marriage and now enjoy all the modern conveniences a fanner has which make ' life on the farm more pleasant. Several honors have come to the Bodes during the year 1930. One of these was the selection of Mr. -Bode, as one of tho Master Farmers of Jpwa. Mrs. Bode was formerly Ella Zelgler, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George, Zeigler, formerly of Plum Creek, but who retired, moving to Algona. Mr, Zeigler passed away a few yeard ago. Those present at the celebration of the anniversary were, the Rev, Thos. J. Davern, Mrs- George Zelgler and daughter, Leola, the Fred Zeigler family and Mr. and Mrs. Ben Benson, all of Algona; the James Caady and Louis Bode families, Walter and Julia Coady of Union; Mr. and Mrs,. Herman Bode, Wesley; Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Richarcia • •*•» » *-J *+T*rmm+ «. L. Padge Hale Hockelman Viva Hoover ...'.....•,,'.,;.., Algoii Joe Dahlhauser Whittemore^ Joe Prloster Whittemore Harry Saker Algona John Capeslus Algona•• Ve'ra Roderick ,.. Lone Rock 6am Larson Armstrong John Hajtman ...; — Fenton ' Olotjldfl, Xlutchlson Wesley John; Kirsch Bancroft A. A. Kadlng 4 . .- Fenton Margaret :Johnson .,, Swea City W. .J. Stewart ...,......,,,,,. Burt Mrs; Vera 'Miller ...:.. ; Bancroft Antbha Dahl .;. Fenton' Ellen Cherland Burt Gross .....,...; Algona lone _ Arthur RunksmeJer ,,., Ledyard Floyd Duncan Burt Bill Studer ,, Wesley Al Dahlhauser Whittemore ' Mike Altman,. , LuVeroe J. A; strayer, -...•...,.,. Burt* >., Lucille 'Ley, ,,;.'...,,,,, ,. Lakpta,'' Mrs, Mary Fox: ';•.*., Bancroft; causing the feet to keep time, and goon the floor was crowded witl^ darters both young and old, hoys and girls, men and women, alj h^vtpg.the time of their lives. Soon it was twelve o'clock and the party was over and all are now looking forward to next yeai to another big Rotary get-together ' '- •'•- and children of Swea City; Mr. arid' Mrs. Frank Bode, daughters Myrtle and Doris of McLean,, Illinois; and Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Zeigler and family of Plum Creek. Now J4mined Each Day, county freajjjn-e.r.'s btooe Is consJaRtly fi}Je4 With jN-'l&n en of automobile licenses. ' Nellie McAnJnch .-. Swea City L. W. Glllesple .', ;A Algona Henry Mollhe '.:'.,'. Swea? City Hortense Ferguson !' Algona Three Divorces Granted. The -November term of court Is still open and a few cases have been brought for hearing since the last rc»> port of court affairs. Arloulne Coon of Algona was granted a divorce from Wade Coon and the custody of a minor child, Larry Wade. She is to receive $20 a month for the care of the child jntil he Is eighteen years of age, and the defendant Js to pay the costs of ;he action. Rosa Loper of Algona was granted a ' divorce from Dale Loper of Franklin county on the grounds of desertion and is to have the custody of a minor child, Lorraine. The couple was married at Blue Earth in 1037. The defendant is to pay $50 a month fdr the support of the child and herself, pay* ments to begin December 15, MrvLppi- 1 * er is also to pay $7 attorney fees.* • - * Mrs. Nettie Haag was^granted. a riV I- vorce from Roy Haag and wag glvei;;: the custody of four minor chlldf Angela, Kathryn, Ruth Ann and J/. „ Haag. Mr. Haag is to haye the privilege of visiting the children afl reagv enable times. He is also to pay $35, a month for the support of the child-, ren and is to pay attorney fees amounting to $50. Fined $300 on Liquor Charge* Robert Voight of Whlttemqre who was arrested three weeks ago on'a liquor nuisance charge was given g<&en<*,~ tence of three hionths in Jail and $ $300 fine,: Half of the jail was suspended., during good ^_ and the- cleffeijwtant is pai-oled to"^ Iff L. E. Hovey. Voight was arr after officials had found two half j Ion fruit jars and a pint bottl Jjpptch that had been placed in a vy sack and burled under fai'th . straw in th,e chicken hpjise afc fteiii BuHerfieia and Rav of , Jryjngton,, suffered . ,heads of htfs fe&r*' enlarged are k«pt busy supplying tihe customers. $ fine month will be impoae4, after

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