The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 24, 1930 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, December 24, 1930
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The Upper Des Moines-Republican, Pecemb6r 31,1930 f '-v--i!' f <; *i --'i t We Have Changed All That By Herbert Quick and Elena Stepanoff Mac Mahon by The Bobbs-Merrlll Co. WNTJ Service THE STORY CHAPTER 1.—-In the ancient Russian city of Kuan, under Soviet rule. Cora- tnlisar Villnsky's investigating squad invades the palatial home of the Kr»»- eln family, aristocrats, with tke avowed purpose of determining; whether the government shall requisition the house. Vlllnsky Insults Musla, youthful daughter of the Kiasslns. In the presence o{ her mother, who Is powerless to act In her defense. CHAPTER II. — Commissar Lorls. head of the government In Kazan, la urged to confiscate the Krassin home for the service of the people. The fam ily consists of former Judge Krassin Mrs. Krassin, a son, lira, formerly i Guards' ofKcer, and Husla. Lorls prom ises to Investigate. 'Continued from Last Wednesday.) "Wbrthtj Purpose 1. To pay doctor bills. 2. To refinance your car and reduce payments. 8. To buy livestock or chickens. 4. TO GET OUT OF DEBT — by grouping scattered bills where one uniform small payment can be made each month. PAYMENT SCHEDULE I SO—Repay $ 3.55 a Month $100—Repay $ 7.05 a Month 1200—Repay JM.IO n Month 1300—Rfpny 521.10 a Month ' Tour furniture, auto and live- nock may be used aa security. W« will be glad to talk with you (confidentially, of course) about arranging a loan to meet your needs. See CUNNINGHAM & LACY Algona Phone 598 Representing Federal Finance Co. Des Moines CHAPTER til Inside the House of Krassin "Oh, they ftre dreadful, dreadful!" exclaimed the Princess KhaboroV' skaya. "the Bolshevlkl, I mean—they have mobilized horses and cows; find see how It affects me! I cannot get about without tny horses—I cnme today in a hired droshky, and t can't afford It; and t am so fond of milk. They took my horses and cow, nnd did not even Jtife me money for them, but only a piece of pnper. Can I drive th* piece of paper? Will tho piece of paper give me milk? I al most lost my senses. If I had not stopped to think of the possible consequences, I should have said something very sharp to them. I had had those horses ten years—Just think! It was difficult to feed them—but they were such nice horses I I loved them! And I do so miss the milk!" It was In the salon of the honse of Krassin, and the people passing in and out, lounging and sitting there were the ones of whom Commissar Vlllnsky had spoken at the session of the Kazan government. They were act a very dangerous ooklng gang. The little princess who spoke was Mrs. Krassln's "little old cousin," who had moved In exalted circles, nnd was now with alternate ndipnntion and smiles making snlon talk of the loss of her horses and ler cow She was of "an honorable age," In spite of which she was a ball of hu man quicksilver, bright, ever-moving Irrepressible. She had seen as woman the growth of Mrs. Krnssln up through the age If not the charm of maidenhood to become a formidable personage at the age when girls love to be wooed as clinging and defenseless ; yet she was younger In spirit thau Sirs. Krassin, and commented upon the new state of society as volubly as she had done on Mrs. Krassin's marriage to a man who was only of the smaller Mobility—Judge Krassin. The little princess took in the new •situation which confronted Russia and the Russians, so far at least as Its surface went, more quickly than did her cousin, If not quite fully. She wiis affected almost to the point of extinction by each new enormity of the Bolshevlkl, felt keenly the attacks on her Old world traditions and conventions, made a great to-do about ench when It was a fresh topic, and next day would he quite recovered and her old voluble and not nncheer- ful self again, A pleasant, harmless, gossipy old lady was the princess, who never In her life had done an Inelegant thing, nnd scarcely a wrong one —the two being to her practically Identical. She was mourning her horses and cow, so low had her possession fallen In number and value, to a young man named Vladimir, one of those young men who had flocked to Kazan from Full market price paid for Fur Joe Greenberg ttie capital, because "he wall a clttiffi of the plnce—and because he was drifting. Sitting In salons was the great occupation of the Russian nobility at this time—as In fact, It had always been. Historians of the French revolution describe the Knitters In the Sun, who scarcely paused In their knitting as they counted their "one, two" nnd so on as the guillotine rose nnd fell. The antithesis of the Knitters In the Sun are the Sitters In the Snlon. The young man Vladimir listened attentively to the princess. He had slipped Into the Krassin house by a gate on the back street the night before, ' nnd wore defiantly the uniform with Its soft golden epaulettes of his old regiment. Defiantly, for they were banned by the Bolshevlkl. He would have sung "God Save the Czar" In public If occasion had called for It. The wearing of the forbidden Insignia was characteristic of his bold reckless con tempt of the usurpers of the power of the Russian people and of his class —the vaunt of race. He nnswerec the princess as If she had been placing before him a matter of high statecraft. "The new way," said he. "It won'l last long." "1 am glad you are so hopeful," said Colonel Boyarsky. "I hope you are right, Vladimir. And you, my dear princess, are no worse off than others. They have taken almost all the animals in Kazan under this thievish decree I" The colonel wore no forbidden In slgnla. He had come from Petrogrnd to his old family sent here, because his occupation In Petrograd was gone In these Lenlnlzed days, life there had become so hard, nnd he had hoped that the grain, fruits, fowls and other provisions of his Kazan lands might keep In that old, delicately nurtured body the breath of a life, which, strange to say, was still of value to him. Courtly, soldierly from the crown of his gray head to the soles of his not very well-shod feet, his beard trimmed like that of Nicholas H, his erect form, and manner elegant almost to excess, might serve as an advertisement of his rank to any servant or oppressor of the, proletariat who might catch a glimpse of him. A typical Sitter in the Salon. The Sitters in the Salon had always talked—and always talked elegantly nnd usually rather well—of those In power. They did so now, as we have heard; but Mrs. Krassin and the princess soon managed a little aside on the phase of the subject which related to Ilya Krassin, Mrs. Krnssin's son, and his peril under the Soviet power. The mother refused to admit that there was any peril; but, though to a stranger she would have seemed as cool as when she was surrounded by her great friends and her corps of submissive servants In the old days, her Intimates surprised a frightened look In her eyes from time to time, as she patted her graying hair and made her habitual gesture of courtesy toward one of the speakers. "I beg your pardon," said she to Colonel Boyarsky. "I did not quite understand what you were saying to Vladimir." "I was saying," said the colonel, "that this fearful scourge of human beasts, If I may express myself so strongly, is taking on new peril to everything good In this Lorls—and the rabble under him. It Is hard to enumerate the consequences." "They are very numerous," said Mrs. Krassin. "They and the refugees from the German front are simply packing the town full." "I do not mean the number of them," replied the colonel, and he would .have, been proud to know much like Nicholas" ti he rooked as he made his characteristic flourish with his hand, "but the effects of their control. Nor the material effects, either, though they are very evil—" "t agree with yon there," said Mrs. Krassin, as If to evade a facing of the real subject of the colonel's words. "T suffer some of these material consequences. The people on my lands are behoving very badly. ' Sowe of them actually claim" that they own the lands I But others are bringing In a part of what they took from us, and are, I am sure, giving n part of the loot to the Bnishevlkl, trying to' act so ns to be snfe, whoever finally wins. I suppose. I should be desperate If I did not have about two years' provisions In the refrigerators and storeroom's. What we are coming to I can not Imagine." She was plaintive over her evil plight; she was triumphant because It was no worse; and she WHS courteous according to tlie old hospitable ethics of her class In thus giving her guests the assurance that there was still plenty for all. It wns a characteristic speech. As for the complaint In It, all the landowners had acquired the habit of speaking like children or servants conscious of Injustice nnrt abuse; and back of It all wns a sense of Impending scarcity, even with all their supplies on hand. If the Nile could think, It, too, would complain on becoming conscloui of the fnct that the rainfall In Abyssinia and the Inke region had permanently censed, nnd that when the water already coming downstream should fall there would be no more—and no more Nile. Why should Mrs. Krnssln refrain from complaining at a similar catastrophe? She had been a Vnturlin; and all the Volga valley knows that the Vaturlln family have been great people since the Tartar invasions. By birth they were of the higher nobility—some members of this and other old families maintained among themselves that they were better born than any of the royal family. They had always controlled things through their ownership of lands, and their powerful organization. Their men had always presided at the local military mobilizations. They hnd controlled a majority of votes In the zemstvo, and held many honorable offices, serving always without salary. They were conscious of having devoted themselves to the state, of hnv- Ing made sacrifices, of hnvlng rendered valuable service and duty to the nation. Whatever mny have been their public virtues, they felt virtuous nnd unselfish. Whatever they received from the old order cnme to them like the light of morning or the rain from heaven, ns a part of the natural scheme of things. Had it not always been so? Why should not Mrs. Krassin have two years' provisions laid in, even In this tl_me of scarcity? Was not her brother , a Vaturlin, an elected marshal of the nobility? Did she not have near relatives who held high diplomatic posts, who had been officers of the Guards, who were In confidential placea in the ministries In Petrograd? Wasliot her uncle a secretary of (he Interior? Wns not her cousin a frdilna at the court of the Empress Mother? Why should she not live in plenty and security with the homage nnd service of everybody paid to her as it had always been? There was no answer In this salon. The Bolshevik revolution with Its oligarchy did not bring nn answer to this fearful question of Inequality of human beings. In the bouse of Krassin, they were the queries of knaves, fools, assassins and lunatics. And yet, with all their ability and training in public life, these people of the. uoper nobility were the first r— Having decided to quit farming, the undersigned will sell the following described property at public auction on WEDNESDAY, JAN. 7 at his farm located 1| miles north of Algona, i mile west to first farm on south side of road. 1 Sale starts at one p. m. 4 - HEAD OF HORSES - 4 Brown gelding, 10 years old, wt. 1500 Ibs.; brown gelding, 12 years old, weight 1600 Ibs.; bay gelding, 9 years old, weight 1500 Ibs.; bay gelding, 10 years old, weight 1500 Ibs. 9 - HEAD OF CATLE - 9 Four milch cows, all but one milking now; two heifers,. coming 2 years old; one yearling bull calf; one this fall bull calf; one this fall heifer calf. 40 CHICKENS — All Hens Farm Machinery Minnesota 8-ft. grain binder; gang plow with 12-inch bottom; lumber wagon, complete with triple box jendgate seeder; 4 section wood drag; LaCrosse 2-row cultivator; Viking cream separator; 8 wheel disc; John Deere corn planter: 2 sets of britchen harness complete with collars and bridles, and other small articles. TERMS—Cash or see your banker before the sale. No property to be removed until settled for at sale. Clerk will remain till all can settle. Vern Rut ledge, Prop. LOUMATERN, Auctioneer. ^ :.___.. ..." , '.'... i a • "2? Sandwiches and Be .. Merry! When company comes, old friends and new will welcome this new time brew. Yes, it's aged an additional 30 days —that's what makes it so good. Over indulgence or in moderation FALSTAFF PALE has no injurious after effects. Then, too, FALSTAFF PALE is a life saver with a hasty lunch. Today and every day drink this new time brew; you'll like it better than anything you ever tasted. Have Falstaff in your home at all times. Sold by All Dealers in Algona Happy New Year Everybody to suffer~h7 the revolution. In the first fall of a government to the forces of the revolution, they were In a majority ; and then cnme the second coup —the loss of their lands. They were down and out before anyone else fell. The banks, the merchants and the manufacturers held on for two years or so after what Vllln- sky called "the Krassin gang" were already down and done for, had they only known It. Before the revolution most of them had gloated over criticism of the old government, the Imperial family, or, for that matter, over any government or power, and now they sat In their salons and talked bitterly of the old times; yet nobody could say how they might have escaped ruin. The n'lce of Destiny were loaded against them: not only against their fortunes and their bodies; their very souls were on trial. (To be Continued Next Week). Nugget of Wi«dom The best things are nearest. Then do not grasp at the stnrs, hut do life's plain, common work ns It comes, certain that dally duties nnd daily bread are the sweetest things of life. Feminine Weakneti Every woman, while quarreling with her husband, fibs a little about the number of gentlemen who proposed to her before she met him. Notice of Sheriff's Sale. State of Iowa, Kossuth county, BS. Notice is hereby given that by virtue of a special execution directed to me from the clerk of the district court of Kossuth county, Iowa on a judgment rendered in said court on the 15th day of December, 1930, in favor of Kansas City Life Insurance Company as plaintiff, and against J. J. Cosgrove, August Schram and Mary Jane Schram as defendants, for the sum of Seventeen Thousand Five Hundred Sixty and 78-100 ($17,560.76) Dollars and costs, taxed at Two Hundred Thirty-One and GO-100 ($231.60) Dollars and accruing costs, I have levied upon the following described real property as the property of the said J. J. Cosgrove, August Schram, Mary Jane Schram, First National Bank, Tltonka, Iowa, to satisfy said execution, to-wit: The Northeast Quarter (NE'4) of Section Sixteen (16) in Township No. Ninety-Seven (97) Northi of Range No. Twenty-Seven (27) west of the fifth principal meridian, Kossuth county, Iowa. And I will proceed to sell aald property, or so much thereof as may be necessary to satisfy said execution, with costs and accruing costs at pub* lie auction, to the highest bidder, for cash, in hand, on the 15th day of January, 1931, at the east door of the court house in Algona, In Kossuth county, Iowa,, at the hour of ten o'clock a. m., of said day, when and where due attendance will be given by the undersigned. Dated this 16th day of December, 1930. L. E. HOVBY, Sheriff ol Kossuth County, Iowa, By EVERETT L. HARRIS, Deputy. Sullivan, McMahon & Linnan, plaintiff's attorneys. 29-30 CITY PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY. ATTORNEYS AT LAW C. P. Harrington . L. J. Dickinson HARRINGTON & DICKINSON ATTORNEYS AT LAW Rooms 212-14 First Nat'l Bank Blk ALGONA, IOWA. J. L. BONAR ATTORNEY AT LAW Collections will receive prompt attention. ALGONA, IOWA W. B. QUARTON ' II. W. MILLER ATTORNEYS AT LAW Office over Kossuth County State Bank Office Phone, 427. ALGONA, IOWA. J. W. Sullivan S. E. McMahon L. E. Llnnan SULLIVAN, McMAHON & LINNAN ATTORNEYS AT LAW Office over County Savings Bank ALGONA, IOWA. ti. J. VAN NESS & G. \V. STILLMAN LAWYKRS Office over Iowa State Bank. Phone 213-W Algona, Iowa L. A. WINKEL ATTORNEY AT LAW Office in Qulnby Building. Phone 180. ALGONA, IOWA. Gay lord D. Shumay Edward D. Kelly SHUMWAY & KELLY ATTORNEYS AT LAW Office over Quinby & Krause Building KOSSUTH COUNTY STATE BANK *70,IM ALGONA, IOWA. CAPITAL & SURPLUS Officers: J. W. Wadsworth, Chairman of th» Board of Directors. H. E. Rlst, President. T. H. Wadsworth, First Vice Presl~ dent. G. a. Buchanan. Second Vice President. J. S. Auner, Cashier. E. J. McEvoy, Asst. Cashier. L. C. Reding, Asst. Cashier. E. A. Schemel, Asst. Cashier. Directors: • H J. Bode T H. Wadswortt H. E. Rist J. W. Wadswortb J. S. Auner *.. j. van Nesa G. S. Buchanan PHYSICIANS & SURGEONS THE ALGONA HOSPITAL Phone 250 KENEFICK & CRAWFORD Office Phone 300 Residence Phones: Dr. Kenedck, 57 .. Dr. Crawford, 115 Algona, Iowa Phone 68. E. C. McMAHON Attorney at Law Office over Qulnby & Krause Bldg. Algona, Iowa Phone 129 VETERINARIAN. L. W. FOX. Veterinarian Algona office at the old. Or. Bayer* ufflce. Office phone 475-W; Residenci 475-R. will have man/ at office a< all time*. ALOONA. IOWA, MORTICIAN L. M. MERRITT Mortician & Funeral Director. Phone No. 11. ALQONA, IOWA. INSURANCE. CITY PROPERTY LOANP FARM LOANS REAL ESTATE INSURANT®? OF ALL KINDS CUNNINGHAM ft LACY Phone 698 107 W, Bt»te 8t ALOONA, IOWA. INSURANCE AGENCY Reliable Insurance Service o. R.LABARRE AL FALKBNHAJNER Fhpne 68 First door north Iowa State Bank C. H. CRETZMEYER PHYSICIAN & SURGEON Glasses Fitted Office In J. Galbralth 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 PHASER, M. D. ~ PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON Office in Qulnby Building. loom No. 14 Phone No. 13 ALGONA, IOWA. DR. W. D. ANDREWS. Oateopathlc Physician & Surgeon Bye, Ear, Nose and Throat Obstetric* Located over Hub Recreation Parlor. Phones, Office 187, Residence, 088. ALOONA, IOWA. PR, P, E. WALLET, Osteopathic Physician and Surgeon Electrical Therapy, Obstetrics. Located over Sender & Oaldwell's Clothing Store, Phones—Office 78, Residence 8U. ALGONA, IOWA. P. V, JANSE, M. D, PHYSICIAN & SURGEON Office on South Podge St. Phone NO.—Res. 396; Office 666 DENTISTS »», H, M, OLSON ^^ PENTIS1 1 Located over Ohrtstensen store. Phones: Business 166, Residence, 47$ ALQOIfA, IOWA. ' BB. 6. », 80HAAP, -"—- PIETIST" AJgona, Jowa; READ THE WANT3 ADS IN THIS PAPHT

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