The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 28, 1931 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 28, 1931
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—Ten Pages. ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28, 1931 VOL. 28—NO. ALGOHA MAN WAS KIDNAPPED LAST WEEK MAYER'S CONTRACT CANCELLED FRIDAY Bonding Company Notified of Decision and is to Ee- let Contract Soon. BOAED SATISFIED WITH WORK SO FAE. Neither Mayer Nor the HumboWt Bank Was Represented at the Meeting of Board Friday. / The school board of Algona last Ffl- day cancelled the contract they.had mith T H Maver & Son to buila tne «w «0 Jchool building. Mayor had stopped work on the buUdlng two or three weeks ago when he louua SnESf in nnanclal difficulties and. the bank In Humboldt refused to hon or his checks. He had been paid $65,000 and had about $30000 worth of bills outstanding. He signed over his December estimate to the bank nut Kcmtects refused to give him an estimate when they found out about the bills. Mayer Notified F. B. Committees of County are Named. Announcement has been made of all the officials of the Kossuth county farm bureau. Cdunty officers wfere president, F. L. Ryerson, Burt; vice president, George W. Godfrey, Algona; seeretary, A. E. Clayton, Algona; treasurer, C. C. Scharlach, Algona; home project leader, Mrs. J. H. Warburton, Lakota; girls' club leaders, Mrs. Paul Kriethe, Burt; boys leader, J. H. Warner, Swea City; director I. F. B. M., M. L. Johnson, Armstrong. Township directors were: Buffalo, William Schram, Titonka; Burt, Geo. Hawcott, Algona; Eagle, M. L, Johnson, Armstrong; Fenton, C. F. C. Laage, Fenton; Qariield, J. P. Mersch, West Bend; German, Henry Gray, .Titonka; Grant, A. M. Priest, Swea City; Greenwood, R. F- Miller, Bancroft; Harrison, J. H. Warner, Swea City; Hebron, George Wicks, Elmore, Mln- neosta; Irvington, Hugh Raney, Algona; Ledyard, George Winter, Lakota- Lincoln, W. H. Patterson, Lakota. Lotts Creek, Peter Elbert, Whittemore; LuVerne, Frank Chambers, Lu- Verne; Plum Creek, Floyd Gardner, Algona; Portland, Ray McWhorter, Burt- Prairie, A. J. Grosenbach, Algona- Ramsey, Edward Droessler, Bancroft; Riverdale, J. H. Fraser, Algona; Seneca', J. H. Jensen, Fenton; Sherman, A. W. Steussy, LuVerne; Springfield, Lars Lose, Elmore, Minnesota; Swea, George Harner, Swea City; union, Vern Gross, Algona; Wesley, Theron Hansen, Wesley; Whittemore, H. F. Schultt, Whittemore. The various chairmen of women s township committees are: Eagle, Mrs. BONNSTETTER IS ONStOMMIHEES Kossuth Representative is Well Recognized for a New Member. LOBBYISITS ANNOY THE LEGISLATORS. Our Representative Meets Up with J. J. Wilkinson, County Superintendent Here in 80's. was notified by the board to appear at the meeting last Thursday and say whether he was going on with the work but neither he nor his a..- torneys nor the Humboldt bank attor- nevs appeared, therefore the board de- cSd the contract cancelled. They notified the bonding company of their course of action and the bonding company then made arrangements to re- let the contract.' •Reletting Extended. The reletting was to have been on Monday, February 2, but It was extended a week or so in order to give the contractors who were figurine on it more time. The board is holding the bonding company to the same terms as the original contract which • called for completion by August of this • ; year. .The bonding company must get • iff-. r*.{--^.iL'.'-.v;*«<./.fy«.,jinrfAr .the same, Armstrong; I™*. ^^^- MlnO, Ledyard; ron, Mrs. Oscar Frandle, Buffalo Center; Swea, Mrs. Emil Larson, Swea City; -Harrison, Mrs, Haroldi Roba, Swea City; Ledyard, Mrs. George Wm- fitate House, Des Moines, January 24, 1931. To the Editor: The most vigorous fight staged in the house of representatives up to the present time occurred Wednesday morning. The previous day, Representative Short of Woodbury county introduced a resolution which called for the opinion of the attorney general on the constitutionality of the proposed road bond amendment. For some reason, the amendment crowd did not take kindly to this. Representative Elliot of Scott introduced a substitute resolution which called for the attorney general's opinion on the procedure thus far taken on the proposed amendment. This was simply a polite way to nullify the substance of the Short resolution. The members in sympathy with the" substitute resolution argued that the attorney general's opinion was no better than any other lawyer's and Algona Lady Died After Operation, The many friends and acquaintances of Miss Katherine Cooney were shocked and grieved to hear of her death Monday at the Kossuth hospital. She had been operated on for an abdominal tumor by Dr. Jepson of Sioux City on Saturday and seemed to be getting along as well as could be expected under the circumstances. She suddenly took a turn for the worse and died at five-forty on Monday morning. Miss Cooney had been in good health with the exception of the tumor and her death was quite unexpected. The deceased was well known in Algona. She and her sitser, Miss Jen- rile Cooney lived .together |ln tholr home on East Call street. She was a member of St. Cecelia's Catholic church of Algona and was always a willing worker for the welfare of her church. She was affiliated with the Catholic Daughters of America and St. Cecelia's Guild and took an active part in their work. The bereaved sister and brothers have the sympathy of the community. Katherine M. Cooney was born in Camp Grove, Illinois, January 27, 1887 and had she lived-until yesterday she would have been forty-four years of DISTRICT COURT NOW IN SESSION Grand Jury Still in Session With Greg Earner as the Foreman. M'GILLIGAN GETS FOUE MONTHS IN JAIL, Pcttit Jury Will Convene Next Tuesday. Law and Equity Cases This Week. ter Lakota; Lincoln, Mrs. J. H. Warburton, Lakota; Greenwood, Mrs. F. Wilehlml, Bancroft; German, Mrs. Mlllard Abbas, Lakota; LuVerne, Mrs. Earl Neal, LuVerne; Penton, Mrs. Al Willrett, Fenton; Burt and Portland, Mrs. Lewis McWhorter, Burt; Buffalo, Mrs. O. H. Falk, Titonka; Plum Creek, Mrs. Agnes Seeley, Algona; Wesley, Mrs Koss Burlington, Burt; Irvlngton, Mrs. George Godfrey, Algona; Garfield, Mrs. R.* B. Berninghaus West Bend;- Riverdale, Mrs. Jack Devlne of the county executive committee wereGeorge iToV was not injured by lett- ,aud open as there are no con- slabs on the ground where the could get underneath them and do any damage. The only slabs that navt been poured so ^ are under cover and are not damaged. All the roof is on with the exception of that over the auditorium and gymnasium. The plumbers and steam fitters nau cone as far as possible with their work btforeMayer quit. They must wait until spring before they can continue. Board Satisfied. Nearly a month of good weather has been wasted so far but it is bel eyed that the structure will be completed in the specified time -regardless. Bad leather wlli probably set ^ about the « m » t.hP work is ready to begin but it strong; Edwa . ._, Boncroft Ray McWhorter, Burt; and Mrs. Pau Kriethe, Burt. that they were striving to save the attorney general from an embarrassing position. The members in sympathy with the original resolution argued that in the 42nd general assembly a similar resolution had been offered but In their enthusiasm for good roads, the measure was defeated and later they discovered, to their sorrow, that this blunder cost the state of Iowa $300,000. A significant remark was made in the debate by one of the old members in which he stated that, much to their regret, the members of previous sessions had too often taken the opinions of outside attorneys on matters before ,the house. After much _" 7_, r - >b ' .' , . • J-ili. __ AW i. A^t»«Oi44-4fi>*'l aee Her parents were John and Market Cooney. When the deceased was a young girl the family moved to Chatsworth, Illinois, where she received her education. Her mother died In 1908. In 1918 the deceased and her sister and father came to Algona to live. The father died in 1920 and the two sisters have kept together since that time. One sister^ Jennie, of Algona, and three brothers, Wilfred of Corwlth, James of Wesley and Earl of Chicago are left to mourn. Funeral services were held this morning at nine o'clock at St. Cecella ,s Catholic church here wtth Jalher Bernard of Des Moines officiating in The absence of Father T. J. Davern. Burial was In the Catholic cemetery here. Out of town relatives and friends who attended the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Earl Cooney of Chicago; Jas. Cooney of Wesley; Mrs. T. J. Lawless of Riverside, Illinois; Miss Margaret Lawless of Chicago; Elizabeth Kirchner of St. Paul and Mrs. E. J. Kelly of Mason City. Building & Loan Ass'n. Held Annual Meeting. S? Jlork wnldi Una been put on the as has been his nower to tt the money the work but was unsuccessful. Work will be Carted immediately after the contract has been relet by the bonding company. To Hold Golf Club Meeting Next Monday. The annual golf club meeting will be held at the city hall next Monday night. All the regular members are eligible to attend. There will be an election of five directors for a three yew term. The retiring directors are P J. Christensen, D. R. BteeULK. , J. Smith of Burt, L. O. NemmeN and m Horisan directors who does nc ff ^/oKlSd Frank William* ThP officers for the coming year will Fajther T. J. Davern to Visit in Boston. Father T J. Davern, pastor of St. Sttfertffssws ALGONA'S FOX FARM DESCRIBED MONDAY 0. W. Lawrence, Guest of Rotary Club, Gave an Interesting Talk. FOX PELTS ARE IN BIG DEMAND. Prices Vary According to the Pelts. Many Imitations Are Now on The Market. Algona has a fox farm located east of the fair grounds and owned by T. J. Vincent, O. W. Lawrence and W. w. Sullivan. At present they have thirty-two pairs on hand. Mr. Vincent and Mr. Lawrence were the guests of the Rotary club Monday and Mr. Cawrence, who is a former coach in the Algona high school, gave an interesting talk on foxes. Mr. Lawrence stated that after leaving here he took up law at the Iowa University and was graduated, but now is devoting his time to raising foxes. He described the silver fox, the pelts of which bring the highest prices on the market. They are graded and priced accordingly, the prices running from about $125 to over $800 The silver fox pelts are often imitated but can be told readily. In the natural, the silver hairs are mouse- colored at the bottom, then a white band with a jet black tip and the tip of the tail is white. In the many imitations white hairs are fastened to the pelt and can be told at a glance. Much care is given the foxes _and until 1933 are Luke E. Much care is given the foxes ana aggard, G. S. Buchan- they are fed on a balanced diet. About a bB". <_ ._ ,.,„„—„ nlnety per <,<;„,; of their food, ordinarily is meat and usually horse flesh. The other food consists of cabbage, carrots and grain. The young are usually born in March or April and the litter consists of from two to seven puppies. These grow rapidly and by September 'cannot be told from the parent foxes in size. Foxes are sold by the pair to buyers and are kept and cared for at the farm at " ^ . ^ _ It Is stfll a mystery to me, why the amendment crowd sought to avoid the passage of the Shor resolution but I feel that the matter will be cleared up in the near future. The house is gradually settling down to business. It takes some time to get properly organized but by the beginning of next week we hope to be grinding at full capacity. Up to the present time the members have been more or less annoyed by lobbyists while we were in session. Friday, Representative Donlon from Palo Alto and Representative Pendray of Jackson, protested against this nuisance. The speaker advised the members that it was their privilege to invoke rule 64 which prohibits lobbyists from remaining on the floor when the house is in session. I consider myself quite fortunate in my committee assignments. A list of eight committees on which I desired to serve was submitted to the speaker and I was selected to serve on seven of them, with one substitution. The following is a list of my committees: Animal industry, compensation of public officers, conservation of sources, county and township organizations, fish and game, land titles, schools and text books and tax revi- S J.'j. Wilkinson of this city but formerly of Algona called on me several time since I came to Des Moines. Mr Wilkinson was superintendent oi schools in Kossuth county from 1882 to 1EFH He w i; veil acquainted with the Dorweiler, Bonnstetter and othei pioneer families of ths county and strange as it may :.seii, he says that he was elected to hla office on the democratic ticket. I also see C. B. Hutcllns of Algor.a almost daily. Mr. Hutchlns is very much interested in all major measures before the session and entertains some mighty fine ideas concflrnin,? n< cded legislation. Next week, I may be able to discuss some of the proceedings o the various committee meetings I shal attend in the next few days. Ver> truly yours, A. H. Bonnstetter. Burt Cop Arrests Law Violators. Ted Johnson and Floyd Thompson, both of whom live near Renwick, were mled before Justice L. A. Winkel Monday on the charge of transporting in- xjxicating liquor. They admitted their juilt and were bound over to the dis- ;rict court. The were then taken before Judge Davidson and fined $400 »«»»• the Algona Building & Loan ssociation was held January 6 at vhich time H. R. Cowan and M. P. Weaver were reelected directors. G. W. tillman was elected director. An ex- miner from the state auditors of- ice in Des Moines examined the books nd the meeting was adjourned until fter his report was received- His report was received and meeting was held last eevning. Judge F C. Davidson of Emmetsbui-R convened the Kossuth county district court Monday and the grand Jury went into session Monday with Greg Ramer as foreman. Merle McGllligan. charged with lewdness, was sentenced to four months In Jail, but it is reported that three months of the sentence will be suspended providing he leaves the Luiu Richards was granted a divorce from L. C. Richards. Ross Oesterreicher, charged with illegal Possession of liquor, had his case resubmitted to the grand jury. About all that was done Tuesday was calling the cases to be heard when Judge Davidson went home to return for the report of the grand jury. Miss Helen Zittritsch is clerk of the grand jury and R. A. Palmer is court bailiff Matt Grier, the pioneer court reporter in this district, is also on duty Girls Collect $106.50 for Drought Relief. (By J. F. Overmyer.) Under the direction of Miss Bonn- setter, school nurse, Mrs. Button, the county relief worker, a Red Cross drive is being put on for the relief of the poor and suffering in the drought dis- r Mi'ss Durant and her pupils certainly excelled In making very attractive and appealing posters, which are in windows of the business Places; and beneath the posters you will find a Red Cross box asking for, a, freq, WJU1 con- Chas. Plumley Dead in Long Beach. Old friends of Chnrley Plumloy will be sorry to hear of his denth in Lons Bench, California, on January 18. Chnrley had been ill for some months with heart trouble find died at one of the hospitals in Long Bench. The burial was at Sunnysldc mausoleum in Long Bench, the funeral service being conducted by the Christian Scientist church. Chnrley wns the son of Ml', and Mrs. S. I. Plumley, pioneer residents of Algona nnd wns born here sixty-four years ago. His father was Algonn's pioneer mn.ion and contractor. Charley mnrrled Miss Ann Ertckson, a sister of Ed. Erlckson. still a resident here. The Plumley s left Al- ;ona about twenty years ago and engaged In the restaurant nnd hotel busi- icss at various places in Iowa includ- ng Webster City and other towns inally locating In Long Beach abou Utceh years ago, where they conduct a hotel nnd rooming house. Thej invc one daughter, who with the wl dow survive. The daughter marriec *cx Green, a prosperous owner of a Hinting establishment in Long Bench Uharley was a school mate of thl writer and we remembet him as n gen crous* kind-hearted pal whose friend ship meant something. He wns a mem ber of the M. W. A. nnd Workme- odges. Iverett Richardson Forced at Point of Gun to Drive to Minneapolis. TWO WELL DEESSED MEN KIDNAPPEES. Ordered to Return Home After Reach- Ing Suburbs of Minneapolis. Arrived Home Sunday F. M*. Mrs. Henry Bailey Died on Saturday. Mrs. Henry Bailey died at the hospital Saturday following an operation for the removal of a tumor from which she had suffered for the past two years. Mrs. Agnes Byers Bailey was born in Scotland and came to America about twenty-five years ago, making her home with her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Elaine. About twenty years ago she was united in marriage to Henry Bailey and had since resided on the farm north of the The ICtiJlUB w w-tj »•-*•** -—~ - — ,i. tf. eport stated that the association is making slow but steady growth. The onservative methods employed in tne Administration of its affairs are re- lected in the comparative statement } f assets and liabilities. This asso- iation is solvent and should merit the upport of all who wish to invest and .ventually own their own homes. The eceipts and expenditures were verified and proven correct by the exam- ner. The assets were listed as $106,°Last night the examiner's report was read and accepted and afterwards the annual directors' meeting was held. A. L Peterson was reelected president, H R Cowan, vice president; E. J. McEvoy, treasurer and A. L. Cunningham, secretary. The annual statement of the association will be published next week. Sexton. Scotland Three sisters and also two came from brothers to make their home in America. Mr. and Mrs Bailey had no children. She [oaves the husband, one sister, Mrs. Johnson of Faribault, Minnesota, a brother in Canada, one in England, besides her uncle, Thomas Blaine nnd other relatives. Funeral services wero held at the home at one p. m. today and also at the Laird & Relmer chapel at two o'clock, Rev. A. English officiating. Burial was made In Riverview. ,. , Everett Richardson, son of Wiley Richardson and a nephew of Roy Richardson, the furniture man, had an experience Saturday that ho does not care to have repeated. Mr. and Mrs. Richardson arc employed at the Ralph Morgan farm southwcsg of Algotna. Saturday morning he drove to Algona with a few chickens which he sold at n produce house, receiving something less than five dollars for them. He had the tank of his car filled with gasoline and parking his car at tho northeast corner of the court house, went to his uncle's store where he visited for a few minutes with his father, who was In the store. He started for his car with the intention of going home and as he, reached the car, two men whom he had noticed standing at the Dchnert hotel corner stepped up and at the point of a gun told him to get Into the car, they following. Start, for Minneapolis. They told him that he was going to Minneapolis and directed him to drive east and north. As they reached Titonka he told them he had a wife and a sick child at home and that they would be worried.' One of the men said he would send word to his father so he went to the post office and wrote on a postal card which he enclosed in an envelope the following: "Wo have your son, Everett with us. As long as he does as we ask him to, we will not harm him. He George Duncan in Hotel de Hovey Again. George Duncan, formerly of Ledyard but for the past year, a frequent boarder at the Hotel de Hovey, was again welcomed back to the hotel by the other boarders last Saturday. This time he signed the register from Bancroft and intimated that he had reserved his old suite of rooms for a period of thirty days It seems that every time George indulges a trifle too heavy in prohibition liquor he forgets he 'is divorced and goes to call 0 . , , ,,.ifn iii\*\r\ f\\r\ Vfi- on his former wife who evidently re sented the last intrusion and called the cops. George was given thirty charge hereuring Disabled Veterans Call at Legion Hall. The American Legion Wjff discharge with t hem - nal cost. Mr. Lawrence stated that- there is good money in fox farming and told of one firm whose annual sales amount to over a million dollars. Everett Anderson About Again After Accident. Everett Anderson is able to be about again with the aid of a cane after an accident which has kept him at home for about two weeks. He was going north on Jones street, riding the Clapsaddle motorcycle when he was struck bv a car driven by E. Brown, who was turning into the Tire Service Station. He was thrown from the motorcycle in such a way that the ligaments in his ankle wqre torn and injured, Mty Brown looked behind to see if any cars were coming as he turned into toe station and did not see the motorcycle as Jt approached Jn front pf him, and costs, $200 each, of which suspended on good behavior. They could not pay the fine and are now sojourning In the county jail. The evidence stated that Marshall W. H. Steward of Burt saw: them bring some bcfttles of pop out of the drug store at Burt and he searched the car, finding a gallon or more of alleged alcohol in it. Officers Watch for Spencer Robber. Algona officers were on the lookout Monday for a new Durant car, stolen at Spencer by a negro boy, who had been employed In a garage washing cars and who also stole $28 from the till. A report was received yesterday that the negro was a poor driver and went into the ditch near Spencer and was later captured by the local officers,. LIlc UUJJO. \_«»-u*t,« ..— D- days by Justice Behrmann of Bancroft on the charge of disturbing the peace. Officers Search Car —Find Nothing. Fred Schoby of Algona was arrested last wek by Marshall Newville and Marshall Steward of Burt and taken before Mayor Ogren on the charge of speeding. He was assessed a fine or $15.00 and costs but appealed and has retained an attorney to flght the case. The case has caused considerable com- irent on the streets as the officers searched the car without a warrant as they suspected there was liquor in it. They did not find any. The big argument seems to be whether or not the officers have a right to search cars without first getting a warrant It has not been made clear just why the cop at Burt has to come to Algona to get in on the arrest. The newspapers are filed with articles describing the condition of this drought area, and we, people in Iowa, are certainly among the fortunate ones, and no one should hesitate to contribute at least a small amount. If everybody will do this, Kossuth county will easily meet its quota. Last Saturday some of the nign school girls: Bernice Dearchs, Margaret Lease! Dorothy Marty, Shirley Ellsworth, Dorlys Knudsen, Violet Noi- man, Helen Goeders, Edna Gilmore, Mary Elizabeth Foster, Gertrude Moi- row, Margaret Vigars and Margaret Habegar, did a very fine piece of woik with the tag day drive; the amount derived for the day being $106.50. The .argest amount contrmuted^ Indl- Algonians; and" other' amounts were from that amount down to pennies. We appreciate what the people have given and we trust others who have not had the opportunity will contribute something. One man sent a check for $2.00—keep up the good worK. Mrs. Gardner Cowles Now Very I1L It is reported that Mrs. Gardner Cowles of Des Moines, who is spending the winter in Arizona for nei health is very ill and much alarm i- felt over he/condition. Mrs. Cowles will bo remembered by many people of Algona and vicinity as Miss Florence A Call, a former Algona lady, ana daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ambros- Call. Will Rural Teachers Call at this Office? The Upper DCS Moines-Republican has a little surprise for the teachers of rural schools of Kossuth county Will they please call within the nex* ten days and receive it? Annual Cry. Meeting to be Held Saturday. The Algona Co-Operative Creamerj stockholders and patrons' annual meeting and dinner will be held at twelve o'clock noon at the Odd Fellows' hall, Saturday, January 31. The banquet is to be served by the ladies of the Congregational church. Al Falkenhainer is Congratulated, Emmetsburg Democrat: Al Falken- hainer of Algona, who organized the Druggists' Mutual Insurance Company twenty-two years ago, reports that It is now carrying $23,000.000 In risks. It'does business In thirteen states. Mr. Falkenhainer is to be congraulated on the success that has crowned his efforts. Bancroft Man Gets Ten Days in Jail. Hugh Lattirner, well known Bancroft man, was arrested last week and charged with stealing a quarter of beef. He was brought before Justice L. A. Winkel and sentenced to ten days in the county jail and to pay the costs. Bowling Standings for the Past Week. The bowling team from Fairmont, Minnesota, comes to Algona Friday evening and will take on a team from the Hub league here. The standings of the teams in the league for the past week Is as follows: Won Lost Pet. Standard Oils 17 Deep Rock 1« Nick's Shiners » Doctors j* Elberts » ] Champltas 8 i* Bottlers ' £ Goodyear ^ ld PROPENT MAN OF, LONE ROCK DEAD John Kerr Died on his 76th Birthday at the home of His Daughter. MANAGED ELEVATOR FOR 21 YEARS. Leaves a Record of Many Years of Honorable Business. Had the Respect of Community. Burt, January 27. Special: John Kerr died at the home of his daugh- ;er, Mrs. C. C. Smith Friday evening. 'de was compelled to give up his work at Lone Rock last summer owing to the failure of his health and he came here to live with his daughter. He has been confined to his bed the greater part of the winter. Mr. Kerr was seventy-six years of age January 23rd, the day of his death. He was born in Belfast, Ireland, and when sixteen years old lie came to Iowa. In 1882, he was married to Miss Louise Warner and they lived on a farm near Seneca for a number of years and then moved to Burt, where they lived for a time. They then went to Califonia and finally moved back to Iowa and located at Lone Rock where he conducted an elevator for twenty-one years. Five children wore born to them: James Kerr of Minneapolis; Mrs. C. C. Smith of Burt; Mrs. R. E. Francisco of Ventura, California; Edward of Los Angeles, California; and Merle, who died during the World War in France, and a brother, Jay Kerr of Waterloo. Funeral services were conducted on Sunday by Rev. S. H. Aten assisted by Rev. S. M. Gladstone of Lone Rock and burial was made in the Burt cemetery. Those from a distance attending the funeral were: Mr. nnd Mrs. Jay Kerr; Robert, Walter and Alice Kerr of Waterloo; Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Kerr of Estherville; Mr. and Mrs. Grant Dourte of Esthcrvllle; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Guide and Mrs. McKirch of Bancroft. said that he is married. If so look after his wife. You'll hear from him sooner or later. Yours truly. Lucky Two". -v This card was not received by Mr. Richardson until Monday, after Everett had reached home. He says they directed him over side roads through Albert Lea and that they arrived at Minneapolis after dark. Tola Him to jfo,Homft They left the ear ancftold him tftatr » they were done with him and he could ' ' go home. He was in ths suburbs and inquired from a .man he saw the way out of the city, but was misdirected. Another man gave him the correct information and after driving the balance of the night and Sunday he reached the home of his cousin, Waller Richardson, near Elmore, where he had his first meal since leaving homo, atlhough the men did buy him a cup of coffee and two sandwiches at some" town. He arrived home Sunday afternoon. Family Muclj Worried. Upon his failure to return home on Saturday afternoon, the family was greatly worried and officers were notified and a search made for the car, but no clew was found as no one seemed to have seen them leave town. Two Young Men, Kidnappers. He describes the two as well dressed young men about twenty-eight years of age. Mr. Richardson was pretty well tired out upon reaching home, and the car, a 1927 Chevrolet coach, was considerably the worse for the trip. was brought be- Winkul and was .945 .668 .500 .480 .383 .333 .533 .133 Automobile Inspector Visited Algona. Max Sluder, the new automobile inspector in this territory, was a visitor in Algona last week. Mr. Studer takes the territory formerly worked by Roy Moulds, who was transferred to the Sioux City territory. Mr. Studer stated that he expects to start a drive against glare lights in a few days and after February first will also look after delinquent automobile licenses. The law provides a penalty of one dollar a month on delinquent numbers, but the fact that the owner of a car must pay this penalty does not give him the right to operate his car without a 1931 license. After notification, a fine may also be added to the penalty if new numbers are not secured. Is Arrested for Transporting Hootch. Chester Johnson, formerly of Bancroft, was arrested in Lone Rock last week by Sheriff L. E. Hovey for illegal transportation of intoxicating liquor. Two pints and a part of a pint of alleged alcohol was found in the car, which was without numbers and was a rented car from Springfield, Missouri. Johnson fore Justice L. A. bound over to the grand jury under $1,000 bond which has not been furnished. A girl companion of Johnson was arrested with him and was taken before Judge Davidson at Emmetsburg. As she Is a minor her case was continued for further investigation. Pioneer Swea Cityan Died Suddenly, Swea City, January 27. Special: The friends of Mrs. Nels Anderson, a pioneer resident of this community, were shocked to hear of her sudden death early Monday morning. She was found! dead by her daughter, Mrs. Annie Clark, with whom she has made her home since the death of her husband, which occurred two years ago. Mrs. Anderson hud been enjoying her usual good health and only last week she celebrated her eighty-second birthday with a birthday party. She had rt-tiri'd in her usual health and therefore the .shock of her sudden death. Funeral arrangements have not been made at this writing. Barbers Had Dutch Lunch Monday Eve. The Associated Master Barbers of Kossuth county held a stag party in the form of a dutch lunch Monday evening at the Legion hall in Algona. About thirty-five barbers from Algona, Swea City, Humboldt, Britt, Wesley, Lakota, Bancroft, Whittemore, Fenton and Ledyard were present. Bridge and five hundred were played and all claimed that it was the best time they had had for a long time.

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