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The Upper Des Moines-Itepublican, March 11,1931 r Twenty Years Ago. itaunetsburg was to have a new $10,K» Carnegie library. Sd. Goetech had moved to Algona worn Union township. A daughter had been born to Mr. and MM. Bay Pitch of Irvington. Urs. Llda Cole had returned from a several weeks' visit In Chicago. Ben W. Reid and W. Hanegan had «teparted for their claims In Canada. Mrs. J. W. Bates had returned from Hampton where she had been visiting a few days. Walley Slagle had moved to Grundy wunty where he was to have charge of * gang of track repairers. Mrs. Nannie Setchell had returned from the Twin Cities where she had •rdered a stock of millinery. Little Margaret Behlmer had enter- telned some of her young lady friends la honor of her sixth birthday. W. P. Hum and family of Davey, Nebraska, had moved to the old Belton farm In Irvlngton township. The Algona bus line had put on two handsome new busses and George Mahoney looked better than ever as a driver. Prof. Overmyer and Superintendent Backus had gone to Sioux City to attend the Northwestern Teachers' association, James Patterson had bought the lot •ast of the J. R. Jones home for $600 •nd was planning to build a modern cottage some time during the summer. W. H. Horan was planning to spend Uke summer on his farm in Canada. Be expected to put his breaking Into flax and planned to do the work him- •eU. Miss Lettle Matson expected to leave bad been married the week before by •which she had recently filed. Amy Pcugnet and wife were to move Into the Matson home. John Barr and Miss Laura Rawson, had been married the week before by the Rev. Day of the Algona Baptist •hurdtt. They were to make their homo on a farm near Burt. Mr. and Mrs. James Patterson, Mrs. Cora Rutherford and Miss Rutherford kad entertained at the Patterson home the first of the week and had cards out Jor a similar reception for the last of the week. George, the little three year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Prank Miller of Cresco township had been seriously ill with acute gastritis. Dr. Tribon reported the little fellow as back on the road to recovery. The annual school election was to be held at the county superintendent's office the following week. It was expected that J. T. Chrischilles and T. P. Harrington, who had Just completed very successful terms on the board, would very likely be retained B. P. Richardson, the well known •tall clerk on the line between Algona and Dubuque had purchased the Geo Hofius cottage and planned to take up lils residence in Algona soon. Mrs Richardson was better known to her friends here as Ida Schlchtl. The following are the names of those who stood the highest In the examinations and did 'the Best work; among the junior boys' short course! Free Oelgel, first, $4.00 cash prize; Lewis Blst, second, $3.50; Roy Castile, third $3.00 and Bert Galbralth, fourth, $2.50 The Tuesday club had met the preceding week at the home of Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Wadswofth, where an un* usually interesting program was ren- lered in Mr. Wm. K. Ferguson's clever description of his southern trip and Myron Schenck'S able discussion of the prominent features of Canadian recl- n-oclty. The members of the W. L. A. S and their guests had enjoyed a rare .reat at their annual musical given in the assembly room of the library. The program opened with a piano duet by he Misses Vivian and Irene Milter, fol- owed by a trio by Mlsa Winch nnd Arthur and Howland Smith. Next the adies' quartette, Mrs. Overmyer, Misses Kilbourne and Winch and Mrs. Nellie, gave two beautiful selections. Miss Pammel followed with a very pretty olo. A violin duet by Fernley Nlcoul- n and Robert Chrischilles called forth great applause.. Mrs. H. 0. Adams gave i piano solo and Dr. A. L. Rlst closed the program with a vocal solo. All the numbers were encored and all kindly responded. After the program a social lour followed during which the ladles served coffee and doughnuts. Fire had destroyed the barn on the A. E. Clayton farm in Cresco township. In the barn at the time of tne flre were four horses and five cows which burned to death. milk The larness, four or five tons of tame hay and other things were also consumed. The origin of the flre could not be accounted for by Mr. Clayton. He had done his milking, and carried the lantern back to the house with him after finishing. His attention was called to the fire a little while later by his son, Harold. Mr. Clayton rushed to the >arn and when he opened the door the flames leaped out. It was too late* to rescue the stock which had succumbed. Mr. Clayton received $783 Insurance from the County Mutual but the twice thatsum. at about The horses were valu- We Have Changed All That By Herbert Quick and Elena Stepanoff Mac Mahon Copyright by Th* Bobbs-Merrill Co. WNU Servlc* THE STORY CHAPTER Vin.—Mr«. Krasiln con- celves a plan which she hope* will ftftve Ilya. She proposes to Musla that they two go to Commissar Lorls. Th* girl agrees to the visit, also to her mother's request to keep the matter secret ible young maries and their together with the loss of the catte left Mr, Clay»n without a horse or cow. He Immediately rebuilt the barn. The Howard Hoenks Home from the West. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Hoenk arrived In Algona last Thursday from Santa Monica, California, after having spent since December 16 there. They visited Mr. Hoenk's mother, Mrs. May Hoenk, who lives there. The Hoenks spent some tune in Mexico and took In the Mission Play in San Gabriel, California, which Is put on every year by the same residents of the community there. It is similar to the Passion Play except that it gives the history of California Instead of the history of Christ. Mr. and Mrs. Hoenk also visited the" Mount Wilson observatory which has a telescope 'that is one hundred Inches in diameter and Is the largest in the world. Presbyterian Church. Morning sermon theme "A Night of Sorrow and its Climax." Evening sermon subject, "The Lamp That Failed." The'Sunday School should have the earnest support of every parent In presence and cooperation with the officers and teachers. Young people's meetings at six-thirty. The subjects studied are specially selected and arranged to meet the needs of the youth in his religious knowledge. It Is our wish that all friends would make special efforts to be at every service through this month. —J. L. Coleman, minister. CITY PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY. ATTORNEYS AT LAW T. P. Harrington L. J. Dickinson HARRINGTON & DICKINSON ATTORNEYS AT LAW Booms 212-14 First Nat! Bank Elk. ALGONA, IOWA KENEFICK & CRAWFORD Office Phone 300 Residence Phones: Dr. Keneflcfc, 57 Dr. Crawford, 115 J. Iu BONAB ATTORNEY AT LAW i Collections will receive prompt attention. ALGONA, IOWA W. B. QUARTON H. W. MILLER ATTORNEYS AT LAW •trice over Kossuth County State Bank Office Phone, 427 ALGONA, IOWA C. H. CRETZMEYER PHYSICIAN & STJRGEON Glasses Fitted Office In J. Galbralth Block. Residence ne block east and one block south of fflce. No cans made after 9:30 p. m. ALGONA, IOWA. Office Phone, 310. Residence, 444. J. W. Sullivan S. E. McMahon L. E. Linnan SULLIVAN, McMAHON & LINNAN ATTORNEYS AT LAW Office over County Savings Bank ALGONA, IOWA. DR. W. D. ANDREWS. Osteopathic Physician & Surgeon Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat. Obstetrics. Located over Hub Recreation Parlor. Phnoe Office 187, Rsedlcene, 688. 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 Caylord D. Shumway Edward D. Kelly SHUMWAV & KELLY ATTORNEYS AT LAW Office over Quinby & Krause Building Algona, Iowa. Phone 58 E; C. McMAIION Attorney at Law Office over Quinby & Krause Bldg. Algona, Iowa Phone 129 MORTICIAN L. M. MERRITT Mortician & Funeral Director Phone No. 11 ALGONA. IOWA VETERINARIAN L W. FOX, Veterinarian Algona office at the old Dr. Sayers Office. Office phone 4V5-W; Resiclenc 475-R. Will have man at office all times. ALGONA, IOWA PHYSICIANS & SURGEONS CHAPTER IX.—Sensing- the ounce of Mustn't presence, Lorls questions Mrs, Krassln as t* why she brought her daughter. In answer te her stammering explanations he bluntly accuses her ef offering Uusla t» him as a bribe (or her brother's life. Her- rifles', the girl urges her mother tt com* away with her, but she refuses. Lorls summons a soldier and triers him to take Mrs. Krassln outside while he talks with Musts. __ fContinued from Last Wednesday.) Mrs. Krassln locked herself In htr own room and did not appear for two or three days. She felt the aversion In her daughter's manner, and was all the time trying to divine exactly what It meant. Sh« conld think of several elements In the girl's thoughts which might make her averse to Intercourse with her mother; and at the beginning of this phase of their relations she came to the conclusion that this mystery of Musla's state of mind, which she felt that she must fathom, was only to be solved by observation of her daughter's behavior, of her ways of spending her time, of her comings and outgoings, especially the latter. She made such arrangements that she knew where Musla was at al times. She watched the girl when she went out of the house to walk abou the grounds; she grew agitated when Musla approached the gates; she seemed to despair when she turned back from them toward the house and when she came in and went abou her ladoor employments, Mrs. Krassln beat her breast with mingled grle and anger. Some certain things she felt tha she knew: that TJya's life hung on Lorls' decision; that Lorls wouli spare that life If Musia Interceded a effectively as she could; and that In the absence of such Intercession, thel visit to Lorls had made the boy's cas hopeless—that they had robbed him o any chance of liberation which he ha theretofore possessed. --w,. "Unless the price is paid," she ~" over and over to herself, "we- murdered him r'Turns-Is uuthinsr to dol There Is no other way out! Why does she hesitate? Ob, If I could only talk to her!" She had heard of people being shot at sunrise; and for an hour every morning, she prayed that Ilya might be spared: prayed to God that the dreadful ransom might be paid before It was too late. Never before In her life had she been so religious. . She spent hours trying to visualize what had taken place between Musla and Lorls In Lorls' reception room, after she herself had been turned out of it She recalled every phase of Musla'g appearance and behavior, her eyes reddened with weeping, her refusal to look at her mother, her aloofness now. Were these things manifestations of maidenly shame? Were they signs of Indignation and aneerT Why had not Musla looked prettier? She could be very charming, Mrs. Krassln bitterly thought, when nothing depended upon it; but now— Ilya 1 nyal Sometimes she would find herself crying the name of her son aloud. ,Id" qnesttonTier foul Hw*ys ihe would return to her seat, knowing hat to do this was Impossible. She was qnelled by a sense of the fact :hat no mother had «v« said such .hlngs to a daughter—that according t« the standards of the old life, she would be pleading or commanding the mpossible, the Inadmissible. This held her back; but the forms and conventions of a lifetime were equally powerful. Whatever happened, she could not speak to Musla about these Mattel's. Not now, not afterward If the girl did what was demanded by :lie new standard of duty which her •lother had set up for her, even If they should live together to the end •f their lives. She simply had no language with which to communicate to the girl her thoughts and desires. But she heard of the subconscious influence of mind over mind—that one will by concentration upon another could bend the servlent will to Its ptir- foses. She had read of hypnotists who had controlled the will of subjects, so that tha latter had been In- Buenced even to the commission of crimes. She thought that there was a book on this In the library; bnt she shrank from going down t« refer U It. She recalled, however, a lecture she had once heard on hypnotism, and the Methods described; so she lay awake at night trying to concentrate fcer will on Musla's will, commanding her over and over; and when the found her own thoughts were straying from this strange thing, she prayed for strength to prevail. What more could she do t» sway the girl's mind, If she were so false and rebellious as to betray her brother and her mother? She recalled Mnsla's fondness for Shakespeare, and dimly remembered that In one of the plays there was some such demand OB a girl as this which with all her soul she was making upon Musla. She studied carefully a collection of the plays which she had Sasha bring her, found and rend "Measure for Measure," and was chagrined to tears when she read the great speeches of Isabella, rejecting the demands of Angelo. She derscored Angelo's speech: Then must your brother diet and drew black Delia's answer: lines erasing Isa- And 'twere the cheaper -way: Better It were a brother died at once, Than that a sister, by redeeming 1 him, Should die forever. a "been enfblleil In ^conspiracy to bring his daughter to the standard of conduct described In the newspaper clipping; but only for a moment did sh« harbor such distrust He was too far goo* in mental decay to be capable of the pursuit of any sustained O hj ec t—and he would, even In hts Imbecile Stnte, revolt from the sordid purpose of her mother. She could find no Justification for Mrs. Krnssln. The bitterness of her heart, when she thought of her, frightened her—the contamination of It all! (To be Continued Next Week). Hebrew Money The monetary system of the H«brews was based upon the Babylonian system of weights. The ratio of the value of Rold to silver was 1:18 1-8 and prevailed over all western Asln. 627.07 P. V. JANSE, M. D. PHYSICIAN & SURGEON Office on South Dodge St. Phone No.—Res. 360; 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 55 First door north Iowa State Bank DENTISTS DR. H. M. OLSON DENTIST Gas or Novocaine used for extraction. Located over Ohristensen Store. Phone: Business 166, Residence, 479 ALGONA, IOWA DR. C. D. SCIIAAP. DENTIST Quinby Bldg. Phone 133. Algona, Iowa. GEORGE L. MILLER. GENERAL CONTRACTOR 010 South Dodge St. Phone 753 Algona, Iowa. Sometimes She Would Find Herself Crying the Name of Her Son Aloud. Perhaps they were killing him, now I At such times she would start up to go to Musla to olead with her; to com- And after this she wrote, "False and sinful I" r In the book she found a clipping from some newspaper, pasted on a page of "Measure for Measure," in which a writer had drawn a dlstlnc tlon between Japanese standards o: morals In some things, and those o; western nations. "Most of Shakespeare's plays," the writer stated, "are quite understand able by the people of Japan. Sucl pieces as "King Lear," "Julius Caesar" and "Corlolanus," for Instance, are rather more In the Japanese stage of development than In that of the European of this day. But "Measure for Measure" falls flat. To a heroine of Isabella for refus- r by_yleldlnij to Angeloris j to the mind of Nippon, mere insanity. To the Japanese, Isabella would be entitled to praise for thus ransoming Claudlo. It would, to his mind, be no sacrifice of virtue. No Japanese could imagine a good sister refusing this plea of Claudlo. Sweet slater, let me live: What sin you do to save a brother s life, Nature dispenses with the deed so far That it becomes a virtue I On this Mrs. Krassln wrote, "This Is true. God wills HI" Then she gave the book with the slip In It to Sasha the maid, and commanded her to leave it on Mugia's desk, open where the passages were marked, and with the slip displayed. Afterward, she wished ihe had not done this. It seemed a breach of etiquette. And it might work opposite to her wish; so she resorted again to prayer. She prayed that she might be forgiven for bar unwisdom. She told God that nothing had taken place, between Musla and Lorls except what every one might have seen; she promised that If he would grant that Lorls might be swayed from violence by the purity nnd greatness of his love for Musla, she would give him praise for ever and ever. Meanwhile, sha watched Musia as a cat watches a mouse, eagerly expectant of the girl's second visit to Lorls' car, for wliich, a» she thought of Ilya, she yearningly hoped, Musla, on the other hand, sought companionship. She went again to her father, and found that he had now taken up the writing of his reminiscences of the Russo-Japanese war, She listened to his stories for hour*; and It happened that he paid a high tribute to the lofty sense of honor of the Samurai class in Japan. When she returned to her room, she found "Measure for Measure," with itg un- derscorlngs and markings, the clip ping, and the comments in a disguised hand, which she had no difficulty In Identifying. She tbrew the book from her in hot Indignation. She despaired of her future, she doubted the wortl of life itself, when she thought of the degradation of her mother, that former examplar of all that Justified the existence of a cultured and noble class, when plunged Into the gplritua solvent of this time which tried the souls of human beings beyond their powers of resistance. She remembered what her father had said of the punctilious sense o: honor of the Japanese nobility, am for a moment_8Jie .suspected .that he Vlorningside Choir in Algona March 17th. Professor Paul MacCollin Is the ounder and director of the Morning- Ide College Methodist choir, which Is » appear In Algona on March 17. Mr. MacCollin has a very unique musical record hi Sioux City: he has directed the Mornlngslde College Chapel choir; has managed the Sioux Concert Course, which has brought such artists as Madame Schuman-Helnk, Horowitz, Fritz Krelsler, Paderewskl, and other*' of equal fame to Sioux City music lovers; has directed the May Music Festival of Sioux City; and is director of the Trinity Lutheran Church choir. He was recently given the medal for the person doing the most for civic interests in Sioux City. The Mornlngside College Methodist choir Is another of Mr. MacCollln's accomplishments. This perfect ensemble of sixty voices Is trained by Professor MacCollin, and many of the members are his students. Dr. Walter Fraser Talked to Kiwanians. The Kiwanis club was entertained by a very interesting talk on astronomy by Dr. Walter Fraser last Thursday at the regular meeting of the club. Dr. Fraser has made an extensive study of the various phases of astronomy and is well qualified to lecture on the subject. He explained the magnitude of the universe and other universes that might be beyond, our own, and the time and origin of our solar system. The doctor explained the LaPlace system of the origin of the solar system which is not generaly accepted now but which had a widespread acceptance a few years ago. The members of the club enjoyed the talk very much. Former Algonians Wed in California. Word comes from California that Dr. Morse, at one time one of the leading physicians of Kossuth county and Mrs. 3. J. Doxsee, also a former resident jf this city, were married. Mr. Doxee, while here, was engaged In the abstract business and died after leav- ng Algona. Mayor's Proclamation. I, Albert Ogren, mayor of the city jf Algona, Iowa, do hereby notify the qualified electors of the said city of Algona, Iowa: that the regular municipal election of said city will be held on Monday, March 30th, 1931. The officials to be elected are as folows: Mayor, treasurer, and six councilmen. A councilman from the First Ward. A councilman from the Second Ward. A councilman, from the Third Ward. A councilman from the Fourth Ward. Two councilmen at large. Also a park commissioner for six rears. Polling places will be as follows: First Ward—Elbert Garage. Second Ward—Kent Garage. Third Ward—Third Ward school. Fourth Ward—Sheriff's office. The following are the Judges and clerks of election. First Ward—Judges, E. H. Beardsley, Adel McDonald, E. W. Lusby; clerks, Leora St. John and Hazel Dalziel. Second Ward—Judges, Lottie Kain, Mrs. Lynn Keith and Frank Gelgel; clerks, J. A. McDonald and Ida Leffert. Third Ward—Judges, Robert Smith, Kittle Kain, Alma Nelson; clerks, Edith Taylor and Imelda Dooley. Hitchner & Httchncr, poles C. M. St. P. & P. Ry., frt. on poles 274.68 Security Petroleum Co., gas oil 245.48 C. M. St. P. & P. Ry., frt. on oil 176.19 Travelers Indemnity Co., safe & in«s. uia 120.56 N. W. Bell Telephone Co., service 12.50 Standard Oil Co.. mdse 43.75 Haggard & Backus, print 15.05 W. H. Horan, mdse 9.92 O. W. Erlckson Hdwe., mdse. .. 4.14 Harry Barton, labor 4355 Ry. Express Agency, express — 60.65 Tire Service Co., mdse 3.05 H. W. Post. frt. & dray 21.15 Estel Rentz et al, ref. deposit 29.95 Norton Machine Works, mdse... 20.80 Skelly Oil Company, gas — 20.92 Water Fund. J W. Kelly, salary 75.00 Frank Ostrum, salary 40.00 Frank Ostrum, salary 90.00 O. E. Atcheson, salary 125.00 Laura Mitchell, salary 110.00 Pittsburgh Eqult. Meter Co., mdse 66.70 Wigman Co., mdse 18.35 Neptune Meter Co., mdse 67.48 City of Fort Dodge Water Works, mdse 16.42 Hill Butter Tub & Supply Co., mdse. .30 Laing & Muckey, mdse 9.32 Harry Barton et al, labor 118.77 Ry. Express Agency, express .... 2.12 H. W. Post, frt. & dray 253 Buffalo Meter Co., mdse 36.05 General Fund. F. A. Newvllle, salary 125.0C F. A. Nowvllle, use of car 15.00 Frank Green, salary 125.00 L. A. Gronwall, bal. on lots ,. 200.00 Thos. Akre, rent 10.00 N. W. Bell Tele. Co., service .. 3.25 A. H. Borchardt, rent 60.00 Kohlhaas Hdwe., mdse 7.65 Jesse Umbenhower, care dump 5.00 F. A. Newvllle, burying 14 dogs 7.00 O. W. Erlckson Hdwe., mdse. .. 11.98 Advance Publish Co., printing 25.87 Skelly Oil Company, gas 8.14 W. J. Slgsbee, painting signs.. 3.50 Sewer Fund, J. W. Kelly, salary 35.00 Earl Bowman et al, labor 28.60 Grade Fund. Jesse Loshbrook, salary 35.00 Jesse Lashbrook, salary 69.20 LuVerne O. F. Chambem Plum Creek H. C. Bailegr Portland D. F. Schwletelt >ralrle John Arndorfer Ramsey EdW. Droesster Rlverdale J. H. Fraser Seneca L. O. Oftflt Sherman A. W. Stetjssy Springfield Guy Rlsfc Swea O. A. Jense 1 * jnlon A. R. Crulkshank Wesley Ole K. Flow Wlilttemore H. F. Schulte Meeting organized. Motion by SchultJ! of Whlttemore and second b» Cruikshank of Union that F. J. Balgeman act as chalnfan of this meet- Ing. Ayrs: all. |j Motion by FtmnefWn-k and second b? Morris that Bertha E. Johnson, county auditor, act ns secretary. Ayes: all. Motion by A. R. Crulkshank and second by Peter Hans that following resolution' be adopted: RESOLUTION ADOPTING ENGINEER'S REPORT. Whereas, H. M. Smith, county engineer, presented his report to the board of approval and each representative of township was given an opportunity to examine said report In regard to road program for his respective township, and Whereas, the county engineer having read the road program recommending the roads to be Improved during 1931, therefore, Be it resolved by this board of approval that engineer's report be approved. Adopted this 19th day of February, A. D. 1931. All members voting "aye" except jawrenco Thorson of Eagle township who voted "nay." (See road record for engineer's report). Motion made and second that board of approval adjourn subject to call ot board of supervisors. F. J. BALGEMAN, Chairman of Board of Approval. BERTHA E. JOHNSON, Secretary. 28.00 51.10 10.50 3.50 28.35 1.80 Flro Fund. C. C. Wright, salary 45.00 Algona Fire Co., 7 fires 210.00 -- - • — • -•-- 23.81 2350 Elliott Skllllng, man & team.. Elliott Skllllng, man & team . Willard Gregson, man & team Frank Shilling, street labor George Gunder, street labor , Fred Baumgartner, gravel .. Norton Machine Works, mdse. Norton Machine Works, mdse. Fourth Ward—Julges, C. B. Murtagh, J. L. Bonar and John Haggard; clerks, Vallie Tribon and Elvira Monlux. ALBERT OGREN, 39 Mayor. City Pays Feb. Bills. Electric Fond. J. W. Kelly, salary $165.00 Leo Bellock, salary 150.00 Walter Gorman, salary 135.00 Tom Halpin, salary 135.00 C. C. Wright, salary 85.00 Adah Carlson, salary 145.00 Ray Barton, salary 130.00 H. E. Stephcnson, salary 130.00 Terry Durin Co., mdse 33.80 Vacuum Oil Co., mdse 4.66 General Electric Co., mdse ' 3.24 Fulton Iron Works, mdse 168.24 Westlnghouse Elec. & Mfg. Co., mdse 66.42 Iowa Machinery & Supply Co., mdse. .' 280.00 W. D. Allen Mfg. Co., mdse... 38.78 Gen. Elect. Supply Corp., mdse. 79.47 Westlnghouse Elect. Supply Co., mdse 629.71 Graybar Elect. Co., mdse 1.08 Electric Supply Co., mdse 150.40 Matt Parrott & Sons Co., mdse. 2.03 Western Union, service 4.31 Otto Nelson, labor 1.65 G. Ray Smith, meter read. .. 33.25 National Stamp & Elect. Wks., mdse C.86 Century Elect. Co., mdse 3.96 BOARD PROCEEDINGS Auditor's office, February 19, 1031. —Board of supervisors of Kossuth county met pursuant to adjournment with all members present. Motion by McDonald and second by Funnemark that county treasurer Is hereby instructed to credit 2% mills levied for construction or maintenance fund to the construction fund. Ayes: all. H. M. Smith, county engineer, having filed his report In regard to the roads most urgently In need of construction. On motion by McDonald and second by Morris that board adjourn to court room to meet with representatives of various townships as a board of approval for the purpose of adopting a road program for 1931. Ayes: all. On motion board adjourned to one o'clock p. m. One o'clock p. m. board met pursuant to adjournment with all members present. Motion by Funnemark and second by McDonald that county auditor be Instructed to call for bids for culverts, lumber, piling and spikes at two p. m. March 17th, 1931. Ayes: all. Motion by Funnemark and second by Helken that following official bonds be approved: Wm. H. Rlcklefs, constable; O. W. Berggren, assessor, each In the sum of $500.00. Ayes: all. Motion by McDonald and second by Funnemark that county auditor be paid the sum of $53.25 for tax sale fees on 355 certificates for 1929, 1930, 1931 on account of county treasurer having erroneously credited same to county fund when In fact same should have been paid to county auditor. Ayes: all. Motion by Funnemark and second by McDonald that soldier's exemption of M. R. Wagner, Algona Inc., be disallowed on account of ownership of property not being vested In M. R. Wagner. Ayes: all. Motion by Heiken and second by McDonald that soldier's exemption of Leonore Peck on Lots 1 and 2 Block 3 in Reservation No. 1 Algona is hereby allowed. Ayes: all. Motion by Funnemark and second by Helken that April Cth, 1931, at 1:30 p. m. Is hereby fixed as time for hearing on commissioners' report on Dr 178. Ayes: all. (See record for resolution). On motion board adjourned to nine o'clock a. m., March 3, 1931. BERTHA E. JOHNSON, County Auditor, Algona, Iowa, Court Room, February 19, 1931.—Rreprescntatlves of the tov/n- shlps and board of supervisors of Kossuth county met as a board of approval with the following persons present; Members of board of supervisors: F J. Balgeman, Olaf Funnemark, P. J Heiken, W. E. McDonald and Chas Morris. Township Representatives. Buffalo Chris Brandt Burt K. G. Ewoldt Cresco G. W. Brown Eagle Lawrence Thorson Fenton Alex Radit Garfield Joe Schaller German Ubbe Winters, Grant F. M. Jacobs Greenwood Geo. W. Nyman Harrison Absent Hebron Tom Berg Irvlngton C. ,7. Mawdsley Ledyard Peter Ham Lincoln J. H. Warburton Lotta Creek Alb Potrat; Lowest Prices THE REXALL STORE WALL PAPER See Our Line Before You Buy All 1931 Designs Excellent Quality K, D, JAMES, Algona, Iowa •Valve-in-Head STRAIGHT EIGHT ENGINE i: t for exceptionally swift, smooth, powerful performance and long life. • SILENT SYNCRO-MESH TRANSMISSION i;. which assures non-clash gear-shifting, faster getaway and increased driving safety; •INSULATED BODIES BY FISHER 11; luxuriously comfortable, and insulated like fine homes against heat, cold and noisej • TORQUE TUBE DRIVE t -. . the secret of Buick's remarkable readability. AND UP— f. o. b. Flint, Mich; Qwlnt to their popularity, tbe prtunt tnodlh t/ 1931 Uuict Ulraictl Eights will ti cetitinueii throughout Ibt ' uimmtr and J*ll* ALGONA MOTOR SALES South of Aigona Hofel Phone 714. THE EIGHT AS BUICK BUI LD 8 IT

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