The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 4, 1931 · Page 8
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, February 4, 1931
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The Upper Des Moines-Republican, February 4, 1931 Twenty Years Ago. Rev. r.nd ?Jrs. O. H. Holmes were busy (setting settled in the new Con- gregfttinnnl parsonage home. Mrs. D. H. Goeders nnd baby daughter, Jeannetle. were planning to leave for Chicago to spend two weeks with Mrs. Goeders' parents. Casper Erpelding and Miss Mary Besch, two of the promnient young people of the St. Joe neighborhood, had just been married. The wed- ing was a big social event. Algona friends of the Tom Sherman family, who then resided In Milwaukee had received postcard greetings from Mrs. Sherman from Washington, D. C. Mr. Sherman had been called to Washington by Milwaukee railway business with the interior department, and Mrs. Sherman accompanied him. A. M. Johnson had celebrated his ninety-first birthday, and in honor of the occasion his friends had remembered him with a postcard shower. Mr. Johnson was spending the winter at the home of his granddaughter, Mrs. Will Lacy. He .was looking and feeling well and was able to be up town every pleasant day. Charley Lampright had made two deals in Union township real estate. He sold an eighty of the "Cap" Cook estate—the south half of the northeast quarter of section seventeen to Henry Reid, whose form adjoined, fo $86 per acre. He also sold an elghtj of Mr. Reid's in section seventeen tc Henry Steinnjnn for $70 per acre. Botl prices were considered cheap. The members of th Halcyon club had been most royally entertained a the home of Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Pang burn. Miss Miller rendered a pleasing vocal solo, Mrs. Annls read a paper on "The Ways of Beautifying a Country Home," and the Miss Flora Minkler and Vivian Pangburn rendered an Interesting piano duet. The usual delicious refreshments were in order. We Have Changed All That By Herbert Quick and Elena Stepanoff Mac Mahon , Copyright by The Bohbs-Merrll] Co. - WNTJ Service The tirao bnd come to bring his dnwilline to nn end, to take his plunge ; to assume his supreme duty; to yield to the oxlpent necessity of the hour— resistance to the Dictatorship of the Proletariat. As he reached the wall, he turned before opening the gate nnd looked back nt the prent old house on Its hill overlooking Knzrtn nnd fronting on THE STORY H. W. Jackman Moves to Mason City. H. W. Jackman, who has been representing the Bankers' Life Insurance Company in Kossuth county for the past two years has been promoted and left last week for Mason City where he will have an office and be a supervising agent. His position here will be filled by C. G. Steadman, who has also represented this company here for some time. Hobarton Store News Pinery loves Compaq if -butCbmpanu is more HOSIERY You will discover good style in good hosiery — at a saving — in our stock. A full line of GROCERIES as usual. SKELGAS STOVES Wear-Defying Work Shirts and Overalls policy of soiling you only the best for less is constantly bringing us inure customers. Where Business is Appreciated. Farmers General Store ono 11-M1 CHAPTER V.—Mtisla, Indignant nver Vlllnnky's Insult, vaguely feels herself defenseless. She has henrd whispers of the "nationalization of women," and tremblingly wonders If sho Is to be the first victim In Knzan. CHAPTER VI.—In conversation with Vladimir, Musia somewhat bitterly criticizes her brother Ilyn's acceptance of the situation. She knows Vladimir Is a member of an organization work- Inj? for the overthrow of the Bolshe- vlkl, and Ilya's attitude seems to her to be a cowardly one. Vladimir, contemptuous of Ilya's weakness, Inwardly agrees with her. (Continued from Last Wednesday.) "Don't!" she cried in protest nt the light tone—after thnt dreadful night of hers, of which poor Vladimir knew nothing. "Oh, when will this Bolshevik pollution be wiped out! They contaminate the very air I I with I were a man I How long will It last? When shall we be fighting here?" He opened his mouth to answer, and then paused; paused ag ha thought that It was not wise to discuss their prospects of success In the near future with anyone who was not entitled to know all—not even with thii dear girl. Dut his sweet and tender Impulse toward her had not quite passed away, her attitude intrigued him, it was so new; and he felt a natural and very powerful impulse to talk with some one-^especlully with her —of what had been of late so uppermost In his mind. For a moment he felt that he might venture something. "Their end and our triumph Is very near," lie snld In a low voice. "Of thnt I feel sure." "But," said she as If to elicit more, "our side Is so badly organized—our ilnns are so new. We always thought ihey would break down of themselves •—this awful tyranny, you know." "Yes," said he non-commlttally, "I know." "What makes you think thnt success this time—" She paused, her eyes fixed on his. Suddenly the feeling came over him that he was paltering with the letter If not the spirit of the faith plighted to tlie conspiracy, through that oldest of temptations, a woman's charms. No, It wns no time for such stuff as this!.., ' •'"! am afraid," said he, "that I cannot satisfy your mind on that question." She felt as if he had Intended to say, "your curiosity." She felt rebuked—unjustly rebuked—for was she not as much n Russian noble as he? And had she not suffered more than he? Was she not In a danger to which he was immune? But of course, he knew nothing of that. The tender passage was over—for this day at least—and who knew of future days? A moment ago he had looked ut her in a way that made her blush. It was the old conflict between the lady's chamber and the tented field. She told him with a few discordant notes on the piano that lie hnd hurt her; nnd when ho sought to revert to their old vein of badinage, she did not reply. • "Let me p'ny you this Grolg etude," said Klie. "Listen to the fluto in It— Isn't It queer? Do you like it?" This she snld with her back to him, her lingers on the keys. At the end of the piece she sat with her hands by her side, nnd for n long time Vladimir snld nothing. "It Is very beautiful," said he, bow- Ing over her hand as he parted from her. "I shnll see you again soon. Adieu!" Tho ncld of the revolution was bringing romances like theirs everywhere into nothingness, dissolution. When conspiracy came In nt the window, love walked out nt the door. Its principal slroet. Thoiieh It looked .=o homelike, with Its few lights shin- Itip out toward him between the holes of flip tnll trees, he felt rather liRht- henrtpd. lie could no longer be thrown Into the temptation to compromise conspiracy with love In his frequent meetings with Musia ; nnd he would no longer feel when with Mrs. Krnssln thnt one moment he wns condemned by her for his neglect of his duty ^to Musln, and the next that she almost Imted him for taking the bold course which might bring Ilya Into danger. He had decided to go without bidding either of them good-by — for several reasons. He knew thnt they would understand, and thnt he would not be expected to mention his plans •to them ; he would be spared any farewell to Musin — n farewell for which he longed, but one which he fenred would be too much for his self-control. And then In slipping nwny thus, be should avoid any display of the contrast between his course nnd Ilyn's, either before Musin, who wns his partisan, or her mother who stood with Ilyn. And then It was the dnrk of the moon, for which he hnd been waiting. He would travel by night nnd hide by ria.r. dispraised In his soldier's uniform. His was (he temperament of the hnppy warrior; he knew thnt Musia would understand and approve — and his henrt rose as he opened the little wicket Into the back street. He stood with his hand on the hasp of the pate and looked back again, at the bif house, Ilchened nnd scaly with ape, with all Its treasures of tapestries, books, sculpture, rugs, antiques, musical Instruments, and Its great store of provisions. He felt a twinge of guilt at leaving Musla undefended In It. He thought even of the old Judge, who knew nothing of the revolution, but whom it must reach at last —unless the forces which Vladimir was about to Join could bring rescue In time. Vladimir was the last of the men to depart ; for he never Included Ilya In his list of men. But what could he alone do, even If he stayed? There was no other course — he must take the plunge, and trust to fortune that he might return to Musla ifl time. He opened the gate and stepped out. He stepped out into tlie midst of-a CHAPTER VI' In Rama Was There a Voice Heard Vladimir icfi tho House of Krassin as he cam'; in—liy tlie bnfli door, anil went to Ilio little wicket k'ale on the rear siren, lie was In n worn uniform, that nf n common soldier. liy Envy Your Well Dressed Friend? You Loo may be as well dressed if you will send your dry cleaning to Tl r«ii /™ 1 he UK tieaners one of our many Kulisfii'i.1 ciintoiaers. Note the difference! We re,.;U,;v ;liu oni-.luul trim Uiilon'd liius of «.-ach Rarinetit just like new. Our c.jii-'rai.ors are I Uglily cxiicriencecl and know just how to dp it. For l\Vi-ity-two years v,e have been favored with your con- fidfciice. Iniist <>n that :.;urii-r-:;ervice—it costs no more. Come in and visit Northwest lov.-o's ilncst dry cleanim.? plant. Elk Cleaners It Was as If a Trap Had Been Set for Him. detail of Bolshevist soldiers I It wan as if a trap liad been set for him. The spring of the door had swung It to behind him, and the spring loci; held it fast, lie was looked out—with his back to the wall. The hand which went to the holster was pinioned to his side; but he turned the muzzle up nnd shot from the hip. One dark form staggered and toppled over. There was a short sharp fight with fist and foot, In which numbers prevailed; and Vladimir was hustled off, disarmed and bleeding, toward the krepost by the soldiers. "Tovarlsch," said the man In command to one of his soldiers, "go to the front and tell the commander that we have got one of them—and that he got one of us I" The watchman at tlie front was very sleepy. It was dark as pitch. The city was very silent. Drowsiness overcame him, and lie slept. Hi; sprung to his feet as all of a sudden there came a deafening clamor of the bell, as the air was filled with the shuffling and trampling of feet, and low words of cnmnmnd passed from man to man. Men seemed to spring up out of the ground. The dark shadows In the old garden became Invaders with bayonet ed guns In their bands, standing like puiiiled silhouettes all about among i lie trees, at the rear, in front, all about—and a huge motor truck Ihun- di'red up with a sound which seemed \<> shake tlie air as Us weight shook the ground, until it stopped and stood In front of the street door. The bell continued Its peremptory clamor. A >.|ec;>y frightened maid finally nn swen-d. In a trembling voice that was heard between rings emanating from behind tho door. "What is (he matter?" "Open ! At once !" "\Vhiit do you want? \Vlio are you?" "In the iiiinie of the People of the Revolution," was the stern command, "1 command you to open!" Silence. Home sailors, began battering at the door. Finally It was half opened, and the face of a frightened, half-dressed manservant peered out. Thu I'olshevlkl brushed him aside, entered, and found themselves In the great reception hall, where n sudden chant'e seemed to come over them, Intimidated or abashed by the unsuspected grandeur of tho room, they huddled in the center of tho hall, linked around with (julity and_un- friendly ryes, ~anfl 1mlT gave 1i;iek !'.« if to relrrat to (lift outer air. "Are you nfrnlil of these hnnr.ln.vT" sneered their sailor lender. "You might to've been with me In Peter-, burp. Come nn!" Courage ciime lo (lip Intimiil i'rd : if the sailor wns not nfrnl!. why should they hesitate? After nl:. liiese great people wore only human lie; h and blood like themselves. All Mint hnd ever bren the ninttor with the proletariat lind boon thnt they were nfrniil of men nnd womon like themselves nnd their wives nnd dnuclitrrs. This wns the new nnd true doctrine—nnd this snilor was n safe lender, for he Imtl been In rnlds In Petroprnd nnil Moscow. First n few broke one by one from the crowtl nnd followed him—nnd then they nil cntne on like a pnck of wolves. They were a mixed horde of many nntlonnlities, of nil nges, nnd with various nnsslons and Incentives. Snll- ors from Kronstndt, rnglng communists In nnvy blue shirts, and cnps with flowing ribbons. Soldiers from Moscow, with untidy shirts nnd high boots. Some students, scarcely more than boys, fervently devoted to the revolution nnd Its high nlms, nnd regarding themselves ns crusaders for liberty. Severn! Letts. Nondescripts, who tnlked broken Russian nnd wore civilian clothes of all sorts. All heavily firmed. To the people In the house, It was tlie Irruption of the barbarians. The noise had wakened every one. Frightened faces peered palely from doors, nnd pnnlc-strlcken, hnlf-dressed servants scurried about In terror. One man, the hero of the occasion, had the presence of mind to telephone to the commissariat a report of the raid, and Inquire whether or not the detachment had really been sent out by the Bolshevik authorities: thli was Simon Boschkov, the attendant upon Judge Krassln. His affairs outside of which the judge had complained had made him acquainted with the fact thnt there were several Bolshevist organizations In being, which sent out parties to raid houses; and that some of these were simply robbers. The com- missnrlnt answered that a detail would be sent to Inspect the papers of the raiders. That they had papers was shown by the fact that the Red sailor pulled a sheaf of them from his pocket and looked them over carefully. "Say," said he to Saslm the maid, "where Is Citizen Vladimir— No, we got him nt the back gate. Where is Citizen Ilyn Krnssln?" Saslm, paralyzed with fright, could not speak. With her eyes wide nnd staring, she gulped and looked around for help. "Hurry up!" commanded the sailor. "Lead us to him, or It will be the worse for you!" Saslm led the wny for a space, nnd then with trembling finger pointed, at Ilyn's door. With a group of his followers, all bold ns lions now, the snilor rushed the door, while Snslia fled to her mistress to tell her that the Bolshevik! hnd come for Master Ilya, and had already got Master Vladimir. But Sashn wns not to have the opportunity all the rest of her .life to tell her gossips, her children and her grandchildren, how, .Jhqia^rfeat*•$&*;• Krnssln looked when she received this dreadful piece of news; for every door was guarded, and nn effort made on the- part of the raiders to prevent the Inmntes from communicating with one another. What she saw within a few minutes, was n detnll from the commissariat which arrived, and after inspecting the pnpers of the raiding detachment, found thnt they had been signed by Commissar Loris, nnd ware therefore correct. The raid went on. Mrs. Krassln was alone in her room, from the door of which, after being turned back from several attempts to go to Ilya, she watched the profanation and looting of her house. She was rather pleased at the looting, for It convinced her that the motive of the affair was robbery ns she called It, or requisitioning as It would have been termed by the Bolshevlkl, rather than an arrest of Ilya. She scarcely thought of Musia, now. It wns well for her temporary relief that she could not see what was taking place In her son's room. ITe stood looking at them, under guard of n huge Lett with n drawn revolver. Those who had forced them- VAWtftAvwywwuw CLOSING OUT i I- As I have decided to quit fanning, I will sell the following described property at public auction on the Win. McMahon farm five miles north of Hobarton, six and one-half miles southwest of Burt, by the Good Hope church, on Tuesday, Feb. 10 Lunch wagon on the farm Sale starts at 12:30 100 HEAD LIVE STOCK 13 HEAD OF HORSES 13~ One team of bay and black geldings, 10 and 11 years old, wt. 2800; bay mares, 9 and 10, well matched, wt. 3200; team of gray and bay mares, 5 and 6 years old, wt. 3350; one team of bay geldings, full brothers, 4 and 5 years old, wt. 3,000; one bay mare, 12 years old, wt. 1600; one bay gelding, 10, wt. 1200; one bay mare, 15, wt. 1400; one saddle horse; two spring colts, good ones. 18 HEAD OF CATTLE 18 Nine good milk cqws; nine yearling calves. 69 HEAD OF HOGS 69 Twenty head of brood sows, due to farrow between middle of March and April 1. Forty-nine fall shoats. FARM MACHINERY Deeriug eight foot binder; five foot MeConnick mower; McCormick com binder; wagon with triple box, complete; hayrack and wagon; surface cultivator; New Century six shovel •cultivatorjbempster two-row cultivator; 32-foot Eclipse grain elevator, complete; three discs, one ten foot Eock Island, one nine foot Rock Island and one nine foot John Deere; one Litchfield spreacl- er,- Hayes corn planter with 120 rods of wire; three bottom John Deere plow; two bottom John Deere gang plow; four section harrow; Nichols & Shepherd 16 h. p. steam engine; 1918 Buick car; two sets of work harness; International feed grinder, good as new; double-seated surrey; Hossier end gate seeder with grass attachment; McCormick-Deering corn picker, 4 wheeled trailer and other articles too* numerous to mention, TERMS—Cash or make arrangements with the clerk. ~ Win. McMahon C. 0. Riddle, Auctioneer Kossuth County State- Bank, Algona, Clerk. have to come to you, nowrTovarlsch Prisoner. Or maybe I 1 , can go to her In your place!" A faint blush for a' moment drove off the pallor of Ilya's face, as the packet of letters went back Into the chest with tho other odds and ends. All the Inhabited part of the house was covered In the search; but no other room wns wrecked with the destructive harshness which marked the work of Ilya's apartments. This oper- atUm lasted for more UianJJiree hours. (To be Continued Next Week). selves Into the place were specialists in disorder, Lords of Misrule, and In an Incredibly brief time the room was In chaos. The dollcnte, aristocratic young officer stood, with quivering lips and trembling hands, In the middle of the room, while the big Lett occasionally glanced with contempt at tlie weakling In his charge. Ilya seemed to merit the contempt of the huge Lett. He was a pitiable spectacle: a little fellow, delicately nurtured, pampered, capable of commanding respect only through the Inherited [lower of his family; and that [lower was now not only ruthlessly but Insultingly stripped from him. The Bolshevik! were repaying In indignities all the accumulated personal grievances; and Ilya was robbed even of the gifts of defiance and Indignation. He am] the big Lett together watched the others of the Bolshevist party as they scurried about the room, sourclilng everywhere, opening-drawers nnd cupboards, dumping the contents of them oil the floor with empty boxes, clothing, broken furniture, litter. They found Ilya's supply of nionogramrned clgarelles, passed them around, nnd lighted them with Jokes and mock thanks. Soon the room was full of the perfumed smoke. The heavy boots of the soldiers dragged about and over torn white linen clothing. One of the student members of the party found u beautiful book of poems on the stand and slipped It Into his pocket. A big open wooden chest was crammed half full of old letters and scraps of pnpers to be taken away for further examination. As Jlyn saw a packet of letters tied with ribbons dropped into this mass, he darted forward to rescue them; but (he sailor snatched them uwuy from him and begun rending them. "Ah," be shouted, "these ore good! Hut wo haven't time to go into them now. '/his one ends, 'Coino to me! Your lonely, loving Kltiukal' . She'll 8 SWEA CITY NEWS. § 8 % COSC9»3»»»5»3W»»0S»^XO»XC%^53»S (Crowded Out Last Week.) I Many groups of young people are ' enjoying ice skating at Iowa Lake at this time. E. S. Bergeson and P. W. Larson were Sunday callers at Emmetsburg and Graettinger. Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Tweeten spent the week end with relatives and friends at Minneapolis. Dr. A. Whitlow attended the annual meeting, of the Iowa State Veterinary Medical association at Des Moines last week. Hugh Butterfield, oldest son of Geo; Butterfield, who was operated on for appendicitis at the George Butterfield home, is slowly recovering which Is good news to his many friends. Dillard Bishop has sold his interest in the city dray line to Gilbert Engstrom and will take up farming on the P. W. Larson eighty acre farm north of the state line in Martin county, Minnesota. The Swea City nigh school basket ball team journeyed to Penton on Friday night and played a double header game. Both first and second teams played. The first team won by-the score of 13 to 11 and the second team won 36 to 6. Twenty carloads of stock, cattle and hogs, were shipped from Swea City on Saturday. Myron Johnson, Floyd Swanson, Ed. Anderson and Walter Engstrom went into Chicago on Saturday to be present at the sale of their shipments of stock. Oscar Nelson visited with his par- ents, Mr. and Mrs. Swan Nelson over Wednesday evening. Bridge was play- GET RID OF DISEASE GERM Sin nose mouth and throat Let Zonito cleanse away tho accumulated secretions, kill tho gcrniH, prevent disease. Highly gcnniddal. South- ing to incmbruuea. the week end. Mr. Nelson, Sr., has been seriously ill of late and was removed to the Fairmont hospital for treatment. His many friends hope for a speedy recovery. A dairy route is being established In Swea City by a son-in-law of Mrs. Ed. Gardner and her son. Operations will begin Monday. Clifford Gardner has established a dairy at Armstrong. The Gardners have many friends who wish them success in their new. work. The women of Swea City and vicinity are looking forward to the free cooking school sponsored by the Swea City Herald. Last year this school was a decided success and its appearance again this year is bringing forth favorable comment to the manager of the Swea City Herald, The Cardinals played' basket ball with the independent team at Truman Sunday. The Cardinals won the game by the score of 32 to 21. This is the fourteenth game which the cardinals have played and they have won every game by a good margin. A game will be played at a later date by the Globe Trotters and the Swea City Cardinals on a neutral floor; This promises to be a real game. The- new officers; elected at the annual meeting of the Bethlehem Lutheran congregation are: Rev. T. G. San- deno, president; B. Cassem, vice president; R. Roalson, secretary; P. J. Cody, treasurer; trustees Ed. Bergeson, B. Cassem and B. G. Holm; three deacons, H. O. Iverson, Ericfc Knutson, R. Roalson; ushers, H. Hagen, V. Erickson and Sunday School Superintendent, H. O. Iverson. Mrs. H. 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