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The Upper Des Monies-Republican, March 4, 1931 Mother of Zeke Smith Died. Livermore Gazette: Mrs. James Smith died on Saturday, February 21, at tfce home of her son Zeke, north of town. Her maiden name was Caroline Deans. She was born November 1, 1852, and was married to James Smith October 2, 1887. Nine children were born to this union, six now living: Mrs. Eugene Graham at West Bend; Hoy, at Forest City; Mrs. Frank Scribner, Ike, Zeke and Alvin, all of Livermore. Mrs. Smith lived for many years in the LuVerne vicinity, on a farm with her family, and moved to Livermore fourteen years ago, buying a farm in the south edge of town. Later this was traded for a residence in town. Her husband died five years ago. While visiting her son north of town she was stricken with pneumonia, which caused her death. She was a good woman, respected by all who knew her. Funeral services were held at LuVerne Tuesday, and lnterm)ent took place there. Twenty Years Ago. P. W. Dingley was able to be about after a serious Illness with quinsy. Chester Bailey was moving into the D. A. Wallace home which he had purchased. O. F. Peek arrived in Algona from Portland, Oregon, for a visit with his »any Algona friends. Miss Lusk of Milwaukee stopped In Algona for a surprise visit with her sister, Mrs. M. J. Kenefick. C. H. Taylor had capitalized the ice cream and candy factory at $10,000 and made It a stock company. Editor Shearer was able to sit up for the first time after a serious attack of Inflammatory rheumatism. "The Port of Missing Men" was the road show booked at the opera house for March 17. The show was one of the big hits of that year. Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Peterson arrived in Algona from their visit in Los Angeles, California, where they had a very pleasant sojourn. E. G. Fargo was fined thirty dollars and costs amounting to seventy dollars for allowing pictures of the Johnson- Jeffries fight to be shown at his theatre. Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Teuscher expected to move from LuVerne to Algona that week. Mr. Tuescher is now employed as caretaker of the Kossuth county fair grounds. Atha Hardgrove, small daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Hardgrove, fell Into a pall of hot water, scalding her body, arms and lower limbs and leaving 1 her In a serious condition. Nearly four hundred and fifty people were served at the annual bean supper given by the Sons of Veterans and the Woman's Belief Corps. After the supper a pleasing entertainment was liven. Three rooms In back of the Opera House were rented by a group of Algona young men with the idea of forming an athletic club. Sixty-five Algonlans signified their intention of Joining the dub. .tftatar... ...Thfv Eastern Star ladies entertained fr their friends at one ofrtbeanoet charming social parties 'of K the -iseason on . Thursday evening of- that' week at the M. W. A. parlors. The evening was spent at cards and dancing. Ralph Hutchlns, son of C. B. Hutchins, was awarded first prize for the best work in both live stock and grain judging at the Kossuth county short oourse. Wehler Bros, contributed a handsome trophy cup to Mr. Hutchins. Dr. Ed. Watson of Bode, a former Algonian was suing the Great Western railway for $50,000 for injuries recelv- •d in a collision of his automobile with a train on a Fort Dodge street crossing in November, 1910. A companion •I the doctor was killed in the wreck. Representative Hutchlns had introduced a bill in the state legislature •hanging the time of holding the pri- xutry election from Monday until Tuesday. His bill for changing the election from June to September was killed in •otnmittee. We Have Changed All That By Herbert Quick and Elena Stepanoff Mac Marion . Copyright by The Bobbs-Merrlll Co. •WNU Service THE STORY CHAPTER Will.—Mrs. Krassln conceives a plan which she hopes will save Ilya. She proposes to Musla that they two BO to Commissar Lorls. The girl agrees to the visit, also to her mother's request to keep 'the matter secret. CHAPTER IX.—Sensing the significance of Musla'* ipresence, Lorls questions Mrs. KrMsIn as to why ihe brought her daughter. In answer to her stammering explanations he bluntly accuses her of .offering Musla to him as a bribe for her brother's life. Hor- rlfled, the girl urge* her mother to come away with tier, but aha refuses. Lorls summons & soldier and orders him to take Mrs. Krassln outside while he talks with Musla. 'Continued from Last Wednesday.) "One moment!" this to the soldier. "Madame, in parting with yon, It will please you to know that the fate of your son is not yet decided. I may add that I am beginning to see o new light upon the case. Such an able argument as yours could not fall to have its effect on the candid mind. Mine Is a candid mlndl I now feel that 1 should hear further argument In the matter. But the time which I can give to the subject is unfortunately limited, and your oratory, which, as I have admitted, is able, lacks the merit of brevity. Such appeals as may be made for him In the future must be offered by this fair advocate 1" Musia was thrust back Into the room by the leering soldier, who, In obedl- Mu«U WM Thrust Back Into the Room by the Leering Soldier. ence to a wave of hi* commander 1 * band, took Mrs. Krasiln »ut The long stay »f the two vromea, the fact tbat the *ystem of eapUnage which prevailed among the BoUhevlkl bad revealed tbe fact that they were seated in earnest conference with Lorls, these thing* lent a ripple ef Interest along the line* of Information that ran Ilk* a network of wire* through th* BolihOTist organization—1» YUlnsky, CITY PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY. ATTORNEYS AT LAW T. P. Harrington L. J. Dickinson HARRINGTON & DICKINSON ATTORNEYS AT LAW Booms 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 H. W. MILLER ATTORNEYS AT LAW Office over Kossuth County State Bank Office Phone, 427 ALGONA, IOWA J. W. Sullivan 8. E. McMahon L. E. Linnan SULLIVAN, McMAHON & LINNAN ATTORNEYS AT LAW Office over County Savings Bank ALGONA. IOWA. B. J. VAN NESS & G. W. STILLMAN LAWYERS Office over Iowa State Bank. Phone 213-W Algona, Iowa. L. A. WINKEL ATTORNEY AT LAW Office in Quinby Building. Phone 180. ALGONA, IOWA Gaylord D. Shumway Edward D. Kelly SHUMWAY & KELLY ATTORNEYS AT LAW Office over Quinby & Krause Building Algona, Iowa. Phone B8. E. C. McMAHON Attorney at Law Office over Quinby & Krause Bldg. Algona, Iowa Pho« e 129 DENTISTS DR. H. M. OLSON DENTIST Gas or Novooaine used for extraction. Located over Ohristensen Store. Phone: Business 169, Residence, 479 ALXJONA, IOWA PR, O. ». SOHAAP, DENTIST MM* Bid*," Phone 188 Algona, Iowa. PHYSICIANS & SURGEONS KENEFICK & CRAWFORD Office Phone 300 Residence Phones: Dr. Kenefick, 57 Dr. Crawford, 115 C. H. CRETZMEYER PHYSICIAN & SURGEON Glasses Fitted Office in J. Galbraith Block. Residence one block east and one block south of office. No cans made after 9:30 p. m. ALGONA, IOWA. Office Phone, 310. Residence, 444 DR. W. D. ANDREWS. Osteopathic Physician & Surgeon Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat. Obstetrics. Located over Hub Recreation, Parlor. Phnoe Office 187, Rsedicene, 688. ALGONA, IOWA. P. V. JANSE, M. D. PHYSICIAN & SORGEON Office on South Dodge St. Phone No.—Res. 366; Office 666. INSURANCE CITY PROPERTY LOANS FARM LOANS REAL ESTATE INSURANCE OF ALL KINDS CUNNINGHAM & LACY Phone 598 107 W. State St ALGONA, IOWA. ALGONA INSURANCE AGENCY Reliable Insurance Service C. R'. LABARRE AL FALKENHAINER Phone 65 First door north Iowa State Bank MORTICIAN L. M. MERRITT Mortician & Funeral Director Phone No. 11 ALGONA, IOWA VETERINARIAN L W. FOX, Veterinarian Algona office at the old Dr. Bayers office. Office phone 47S-W; Residence 475-R. Will have man at office a" ail times. ^^ AWJPNA, IOWA. :b"Pefrov, and on even to Lenlne an3 Trotsky. Bnt as for Loris 1 holding the girl In consultation after her mother was , nnd of making public as he had In his speech In the presence of :hls soldier the fact that Musla must be the intermediary if he heard more n behalf of Ilya—this was quite « different thing from that long confabulation of the three shut In together. This was quite n natural thing. He who ran might rond. fiven under the ilictatorshlp of the proletariat, thought the soldier, ns tin stood guard over Mrs. Krassln on UIP platform, the oin- ors hnd cprtnln ndvantnges ovor the omtnon soldiers. Mrs. Krassln hnd been led to n bench, but she did not sit down. She stood like a hypnotized person who remains fixed In the posture In which ;he dominant mind has left her, her skirts pressed against the edge of the jench, her ear turned toward the car n which she had left her daughter, lier eyes staring In blank unregardful- ness, her reticule containing her Jew- >ls In one hand, and her petition to the commissar In the other, n dark and mysterious picture of the chaos In humanity wrought by chaos in society. CHAPTER X The Petition Rebels Vlllnsky would not have known' Lorls at that moment; for he was no longer the calm and self-contained person who had for so long steered his course safely through the wild currents of the stormy sea of the revolution. Lorls stood for a few moments looking down at the sweet bit of Russian nobility which had been placed in his power—nobody can account for those things; his Impassivity was suddenly swept awny. An hour before, or the day after, it might not have happened. My dear," said he, approaching her, his hands nnd his lips trembling, a strange untnlrthful smile on tils face, "you are Just wonderful'! Fate has sent you to mel I need comfort and solace—and you are exactly that!" He slipped his arm about her waist, while she stood like a charmed bird. She could not believe that be could do such a thing to her—not this man, who looked so much like the men she knew. It had been different with Vlllnsky—he was a loathsome beast; but It was incredible that such a man as this could offer her such an Indignity—her, Musla Krassin, who had been respected as something lofty all her life. The passage between Lorls and her mother had been unintelligible to her. For It was her mother I She could not take in at once the dread Implication that Lorls believed that her mother had made such it degrading surrender of some point of honor which she did not quite visualize. That mother's Indescribable stammer- Ing admissions of whatever charges Lorls was making against her—Musla wag not as naive as her mother Insisted in believing her; but she was too pure and innocent to apprehend or comprehend all that this meant She stood still as a charmed bird as Lorls -put -his arm o bout - her and stooped to kiss her; but as the little curled mustache brushed her pale lips, she stiffened, turned, ec- caped from the encircling arm, and In a second stood facing him, her cheeks crimson with anger, her breast heaving with agitation. He stood, still smiling that strange little smile, his hands quivering as he stretched them out to her. Sh« turned scornfully, her glance passing the place where he stood as though he were a bit of furniture, and moved with unhastlng dignity toward the door. "Oh, no!" he half whispered. "Not go soon, my darling I Not when our acquaintance Is only beginning I Not with the advantage all on your ilde. I will not harm you, little dear!" He had placed himself across the doorway, barring her way out. She turned and looked around for a way of escape; and her eyes fell on the pistols, swords, knives and daggers hanging all over the walls. Quick as light, she snatched a Japanese sword from Its carved ivory (heath, and, thui armed, faced her peril, moving toward the door, "Would you I" exclaimed Lorls. "You fine creature!" And In speaking he closed with his little opponent, deftly twitched the weapon from her hand, and pushed her to a seat on the divan, where she sat, shaking as with an arue. It wai moit pitiful. Lorls sat down beside her, but at • respectful distance, sheathing the sword. "They say," snld be, "that this edge will cut a (Ilk handkerchief falling upon it through the air. Bvtn when wielded by that little hand, I Imagine that it would affect the health of a Bolshevik very seriously. Now, please be calm. I really mean it, now, when I say I will not harm you." She looked in his eyea for a mo ment, and saw a changed expression there. She saw inquiry there now, mingled with respect. "Let me go!" she said pleadingly. "Presently," said he quietly. "So you were not taken into your mother's confidence when she laid her plan?" Musla sat mute. "I do not need to ask," he went on, pointing to the Ivory scabbard. "This is my answer." "It Is not true I" She flamed up in her denial. "My mother Is incapable of such a thing." "I once thought," he replied, "that I was Incapable of many things. In these days we are all the time dlscov erlng new things within the range of our capabilities. That is what the trouble Is." "My mother could not—" "But your brother?" he queried Afterward she remembered that he said it very gently. "To save your brother?" "My brother," said she, looking him in the face, "would a thousand times rather go to execution." "And be muffed out by a firing •quad," he gold. "A ma* if dead a long, long time." "You"—jibe wai growing wore to» cannot jwn T(>n —ivhnt you scorn "lo sny! 1 know wttor!" HP snt for a ions: limp loofclns down Bt his military boots. For nn interview of such rxritin.c Inception nnd of developments so tr.iglc In tlioh- losslhilltles, (lip ttfTnlr wns hooomliiR •ntlior quiet, with the advantage still •shifting to Musln's skip. How mtioli ie wns like the young men with whom she hnd plnyed about in the old days —nnd just now, she wns nlmnt to jlnnpte flint sword into his body! "I must not kPtp yon hprc much Jongpr."* snld ho, looking Into her oyps with n sort of frankness wlilrli slip rompmliprod with surprise nflenviircl. "I owe you amends for whnt Im* just hnpponpd. I do not hollpvp you rnn understand It now, but sometime you will. . . . You must not think thnt » commissar of the dictatorship of the proletariat is an eastern despot, to ?lve nnd take life at pleasure. I cannot sny anything about your brother's cnse. 1 cannot promise to do nny- thing about It. I can only promise to look into it. I am ... . but there ii no use In telling you of my troubles. If you wish to follow up the cnse of your brother, you may come again—If you dare." "I dare 1" She looked up at him with half n smile on her face; the advantage now was quite with her. "I wish there were something more dangerous than coming here," she went on, "which I might do to save him. Oh. sir, If there is anything you cn.n do for poor Ilya, do it, and command my grateful prayers forever 1" "And whnt does 'poor Ilya' call his little sister?" he asked. "Usually," she replied, "ho call* me Musla—sometimes Maroosla." He wrote the name down in his memorandum book. "I can promise nothing," said he, "not even that I shall be here—or anywhere—when you come again. But remember this: you must sny nothing of whnt has taken place here to anyone —especially to your mother. I do not care to have It echoing about the Krassln whispering gallery." Musla reddened. Whenever her mind was recalled to her mother, she felt a passion of shame nnd Indignation swelling higher. Now it overcame her; and she bowed lier head In her hands and sobbed. Rising nnd moving to the door, she turned and spoke. "I have no longer a mother," sold she. He bowed her out of the door respectfully. As she went out, the next in line, a wrinkled peasant woman, passed her on her way Into the tiger's den. As she brushed her way past Musla, she looked up nnd noted the traces of tears, the signs of agitation, and smiled meaningly. She wished that her petition could be presented by one so young and fresh and pretty. CHAPTER XI A Japanese View of Isabella Mrs. Krassin still stood where the soldier had placed her when Musla emerged from Loris' car. Still stood, looking like a very pale, plain, expressionless .statue. , ! "" Kxp'fesX^OjSS^??^ 8De had , thus stood apprehensive,"" eager, expectant, unmovlng all this long time. She felt humiliated that her address had failed—but despairingly hopeful that Musla's appeal had not. After all, why should she care what Lorls thought of Musia's mother? When Musia came down the steps of the car to the platform, Mrs. Eras- Bin looked at her much as the fisherman inspects the worm or the minnow on his hook as he draws it from the water after a cast for a fish. Had It been convincing enough? Had the great fish struck at it? Musla was dreadfully unattractive! This feeling darkened her mind as the girl came down the platform, red eyed with weeping, pale-cheeked with agitation, the cold fury of offended pride in Tier eyes. As if her mother had been a stranger, Musia's glance passed her by as she walked with a swaying staggering movement up the platform the way they had come. The gunrd paid no more attention to Mrs. Krassln, who ran after and overtook her daughter, who never once looked at her. In fact, they did not once venture apon a meeting of eyes, far less a u.eeting of minds in conversation. But Mrs. Krassln's face caught and held the eye of many a passer-by, as she made her way along the street in what seemed to her quite her ordinary and normal manner, lifting her skirt to clear the filth of the street, with the little pallid, red-eyed girl following .her. But what was In her expression, thought many who saw her? Was it remorse? Was it triumph,? Wns it madness? Whatever it was, it devoured her mind and soul. "Look out!" Thus shouted an old man with an ivory-colored fleece hanging from under his cap and a great white beard all over his breast; and Mrs. Krassln awakening to a consciousness of things about her, found thrust into her face' the drooling muzzle of a great shaggy black horse. Musla instinctively seized her mother's shoulder and was pulling her back upon the sidewalk. "Oh, I see it!" exclaimed Mrs. Kras- sln irritably. Musla shrugged her shoulders, as If to say, "As you please!" The only other'word uttered by either of them spoken by Mrs. Krassln as they turned into their own gateway. "This conies of being robbed of our motor cur," said she. Musla, without replying, stepped back to allow her mother to precede her; and when Mrs. Krassin turned as if to speak to her after they had gone In, the girl looked away and went to her own apartment. (To be Continued Next Week). iW\A^vwwwwv^^ Link Moves to Ledyard. Swea City Herald: Roy Link plans to move from Algona to Ledyard on March 1. He will conduct a- garage at Ledyard and sell Chevrolet cars. Mr. and Mrs. Link have been living at Algona the last five years. He has been a traveling salesman for the Oliver line of farm machinery. FARM SALES .Fanners who arc contemplating having a farm sale in tlie near future will be given all of the assistance possible in advertising their sale, if they will call up the Upper Des Moines-Kepublican at Algona, or pay a personal call to this office. All they will have to do is to write out a, list of the property to be sold, together with the date, location, terms, nnd the name of the auctioneer and clerk and we will arrange the matter for publication in the paper and for sale bills. The ordinary sale ad is a quarter of a page, and bills may be printed from the same type used in the ad in cases where the cost of advertising has to be held down. Otherwise a large sale bill may be used, which of course would be a little more expensive. The Upper Des Moincs-ltepubli- can has splendid correspondents in all parts of Kossuth county and covers the county thoroughly with a big list of subscribers who arc interested in auction sales, and do not, hesitate to drive twenty-live miles to attend a sale in case any property they are interested in is advertised. Every single bidder brought to a sale by advertising pays big returns on the cost of the ad. Bring in Your List of Property, We Will Do the Rest Here is an outline of a sale ad that may help you. 1—It is customary to start out with some reason for the sale, such as "As I am about to quit farming and move to town." Give your reason here (if you care to): 2—Give the distance from such towns as you want to mention to your farm. (Do not say "Five miles northwest of Algona—say, "Pour miles west and one mile north of Algona") 3—Give day and date of sale 4—Give hour when sale Is to begin 5—What about lunch, if any? 6—How many horses? Describe each animal, with weight and age, and if you havo any out- standing horses or teams give particulars 7—How many cattle? Describe them, and be sure to give particulars about bulls, dairy COWB, purebred or good grade beef cattle, etc. Play up the merits of your stuff. The fellow ten mile* away win know only what you tell him in your bill and ad. if you yourself to dose o»t. Do as you did with the cattle. Tell everything you would want to know " . bill or ad of a man ten milea away who wa> B—Sheep, mules, or other Block? 10—Chickens, ducks, geess, etc.? 11—Which do you want to come first—horses, cattle.or hogs? 12-Farm machinery. Give make and condition. Make a complete list. In these automobile days a grindstone may fetch a buyer ten miles away. 13—Miscellaneous 14—See your banker, get the terms, and set them outhere. How many months? 15—How many bills do you want? (The usual number is 100) 1&—How large an ad do you want? (The usual size is one-fourth page) 17—Your name 18—Auctioneer 19—Clerk Clip this advertisement and have it for the time you will be ready to prepare your ad. Upper Des Moines-Republican ALGONA, IOWA Phone 230. Call this office and we will send a man to your place to arrange your advertising. fflftrWyVWVWWiftftW^

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