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f —IVclvc REPunLicAN, 88th 'YEAR BAR ALGONA, IOWA, AUTO MILEAGE PAY TO BE CUT TO 7ci Hospital Addition is Ready for Use. The new addition to the Kossuth hospital has been completed and is ready for use. With the building of Representative Bonnstetterlmlnt h d ^ 0 been°made" has been room and the to the west end w , . .„ - where an instrument and sterilization room connects with a sec& 0 ^ n LIP°_ m :. T he . °P e <:?tin?j Analyzes His Pet Measure For Economy TO SAVE STATE LARGE SUM IN FEES.Ifamp £ the equipment. On the second floor three new bed Kossuth County Representative Ma*- \^,^^&S^f^^' wg a Fight to Reduce Expenses sinets. The rooms are all well lighted AH Along the Line. IS uh C Jl eer /1 1 1 ? okta « f and are furrilshea with the latest model of hospital beds IA nurses' station and medicine cabii C.F. SPECHT SWORN IN AS MAYOR HERE Frank Green Appointed as City Marshal. H. A. Van Alstine Night Man. I (By Keprcsenlative A. H. Bonnstetter,. Sfe ™ng£ent **" f. Crawford Appointed City Physl cian. No Other Changes. Board' of Review Met. The city council met Monday at the J£2?J22?».. a * » hl< * time ^yor _, , •[ ty~~ -»»•«». i ——w-.vu * uuiud tn, wuivjij cirnc JVIHiVfV IP ™ r' ? es Molnes - April 3. To L° n J£ e ,,F° u ? d floor the addition has \Ogren swore in his successor, C. F >o Editor: I have spent considerable , e , njdlvlded lnto thl 'ee rooms which Specht, who in turn swore in the citv rf.t , t ? ast two wceks ln compiling Inc j ude a dining room for the nurses, councllmen, W. A. White, W A Fos- data relative to S. F. 297 which Is our *" d ? P rivate ^ning room for Mrs: ter, Frank Kohlhaas, C. Herman' Tom mileage bill. My reason for so doing J 11 ** Isaacson . manager of the hospi- Kain and P. Qeigef. " erma "' lom was <» pt plenty of ammunition to us! taj ' a " d her fa m»y. There is also Ann n t«» M ™ , , when the measure comes up for con- a sma11 bedroom for Mrs. Isaacson's _,., A ™ oln t N«v Marshal, sideration. This we hope will occur in son ' Vin cent. The new mayor and council in ses- the very near future. I shall here ? he J!_ rst ro °m. to the left as one „£" ,* he " Proceeded. Prank Green, briefly discuss .the mileage situation enters th e hospital is to be used byl ,? has been the ni S ht man on the and the necessity of legislation to re- ?5 rs ' Isaacs °n as an office room,' and po . Iic « force for several years, was ap- Tnrwrn t-i-.v» n «* At . .. I rno t»r»rt*vt •»*»«•(- «.._i. _* ,±. ... . f; - • \ fininr.nrt nit« ntnw.'U«i A_ _ . *•' move some of the present evils. , ™ «*i v/ij.*^\, Jl Will, . CU1U f „ _,. . - , . «»« j -ttitj, wttO ttlj- the room next west of it will be fur-[ E 011 " 1311 clty marshal to succeed F. A. S. P. 297 Is one of the most import- ni ? h , ed for a "ving room. The hospi- Ne .wville. H. A. Van Alstine was 'sel- ant economy measures which has come I S 1 , ! s e( l"iPPed to take care of abbut t C T £ S n ght man to succ eed Green. _ . *- —-—— - *.— TI*A.I\,II AJUO I;LHIIU before this session of the legislature I- does not involve theoretical economy which may or may not come to pass but it provides for a specific economy which will show up in actual pav- ings in 1931 expenditures of counties particularly. This bill reduces the legal mileage from ten cents to seven cents a mile or a thirty per cent cut. It should result in a saving to taxpayers In the stave of from $100,000 to $130000 per year. The total expense of transporting state, city, county, school, and other officials in this state Including nremen, policemen, Inspectors, engineers, supervisors and others, amounts to possibly a half million 'dollars a year. This expense is born In three ^,. ways. thirty .patients and is an Institution f K Bonar was re-appointed city at- which is a credit to he community «J n ^ y ' Al K Michel, city engineer, Adah Carlson, city clerk. Laura Mitchell, assistant clerk and Jesse Lashbrook, street commissioner. Dr R H c Crawford was appolnted clty ph - ysl ' Ian at oexton Corner. a ^ F y was retaln ed as superin- . tendent of public works. Sexton, April 7. Special: Saturday Winfield Pelton Goes to the County Farm Winfleld Pelton is going to the coun ty farm to live. After owning a half section of land clear of all encumbrances and having some cash besides it is a pitiful thing to have to spend the remaining days of one's life in the poor house because of the erookedness of relatives and others who flimflammed him out of his money and land Pelton, who is 05 years of age has been living in a shack north of the Milwaukee tracks for the past six years) after leaving his farm near Corwlth. The county sent men' there to clean It out as It had been sold. They fouvci the rooms filled with old papers, books, tin cans and a multitude of trash, the accumulation of years. The dirt and grime wa/, beyond conception. The front room was filled to the ceiling i with trash. There was lust enough ™° m Jl?*5 H»:.« int ° the sleep- Two Car Accidents morning two accidents occurred on the corner by the Pasley gas station, when the Emmett Paetz car driven by his daughter, was returning home from town and as she turned from the pavement onto the gravel road north a Model T Ford coming from the east ran into her. While they were still here William Kirschbaum Just return- tag from church at Wesley noticed the other cars and was watching them when the bus coming from the west oil. •tarage: ^ , , --county, pr other public subdivision allows an employee for the use of his own automobile used In pub- lice service, a flat amount per month, ranging from $25 to $45. "3. A public official using his own car is allowed, the statutory ten cents a mile which pertains mostly to county and court business. -This bill deals only with the expenses involved in the ten cents per mile allowance. Abuses of Mileag-e. There are several reasons which have made it necessary to introduce ' and pass this bill. In the first place, unde the decreasing price level It is clearl demonstrated that transportation in a ordinary, automobile does not cost th oyvner ten cents a mile and really am ounts to less than seven cents per mil for the ordinary light car. At the ten cents per mile rate many officials re ceiving such compensation have ac tually made a considerable net prof i on this allowance in addition to the! salaries. Another reason for the necessity of this bill is the fact that the present mileage law has been and is being flagrantly abused. For example, while this allowance is merely supposed to reimburse the public official for the .actual expense of his car, in the serving of court papers, when numerous papers are served on one trip, a charge is sometimes made for the entire distance traveled from the court house to the place of service, for each paper. Another abuse commonly practiced is _when several county supervisors ride 'In the same automobile and each charges the county ten cents a mile for their trip, which obviously is far above the actual cost of running the B __•!-«*»> v «W*.. t#.. kSWAAW J.C11UC1, . J,IJ|3 Ford had a front bumper broken off No on e was hurt. Mayor Assigns Committees. The following committee assignments were made by Mayor Specht • Water and Light, mayor and coun- Ways and Means, White, Geigel and Herman. • Sewers, Kain and Geigel. Streets and Alleys, Foster and Kain. Sidewalks, Geigel and Herman. Printing, White and Herman. Judiciary, Kohlhaas and Herman. Fire Department, Kohlhaas and j.,— ._ ***vu v^lb O1CC|J — ng quarters which was a small room filled with more junk. In one small corner was a bunk where Pelton slept— t wasn't very inviting either. Tho oom in the back of the house was Iso filled. It looked like the man ladnt thrown anything away for the ast six years. The yard was literallv overed with tin cans, banana crates nd machinery of all kinds Pelton was evidently a well read man as some of the books were quit* valuable and instructive. Among them was a $200 set of the Encyclopedia Brtttanlca. Mrs. Meyer, a neighbor told of seeing a thousand dollars worth of Liberty bonds around there some time ago so the authorities will have the pleasant job of going through al the books and papers to find them. Pelton at one time carried over five thousand dollars worth of life insur- SfJS! b ^ 1 ? t " la P se when he lost his T.B. IN HUMANS ANDUVESTOCK Many Cases Cited Where Di sease is Found in Both Homes and Cattle. TESTING OF HERDS OCCUR THIS YEAR. Fully Accredited Herds Arc Tested Ench Year. T. B. Greatly Reduced By Testing-. The testing of Kossuth county cattle ill take place again this year. The ^ P ™?l de . ; !. *?* .^ be -one every ™^ Directors (Four, Are to be Kept Secret Met Thursday Night. | Until the Arrests Are Made. NEMMERS-BERGMAN CASE WAS SETTLED. three years while fully accredited herds that furnish milk are tested by the owners every year to insure a healthy nerd. * The directors of the Al R on n Country ub held a meeting Thursday evening at the Iowa State Bank. Several resignations were accepted and now members elected to nil their places Mrs. A. K. Cliff resigned from the house committee and Mrs. J. L. Bonar wns elected to take her place. Al Fnl- kenhainrr resinned from the greens and grounds committee to b e succeeded by J, A. McDonald. D. P, ~~ elected to take the place of „, o. uios- om on the tournament committee. All of the newly elected members of tho committees hove accepted. It Is expected that the house committee of which Eugene Murtagh Is chairman i will before long select someone to take , ° ? mnd 1l "' v for tllfi March torm harge of the club house this ummcr T f° , whlch °" cnecl March 30. with It Is understood that there are several' „?£ J ? mcs , DcLn »d of Storm Ln.ko applications for th e position Elliott A bench, returned late Tuesday Rice, bookkeeper at the Algona Bak- ^tlSilS? _*1. th . nl . no .Indictments, four This Naturalization Papers Tills Term. One Insanity Hearing. a a- f , ,, , . cry, was voted a new club privilege * v , ich WU1 bo kc P t ^crct until ar- membershlp. plvllcge rests have been made. The bo s farm.- H e lost money helping his rela- f£ e lw U H £ fl " ancla l difficulties too for which he will never get any thanks for. It is hoped that Pelton will live ™* H f ^ '}f e in peace ' °°nten™ and cleanliness at the county farm. car. Therefore both houses because of these abuses and because of the paramount necessity for holding down public expenditures and plugging up tax leaks at this time, the present condition should be corrected. Sheriff Exccptcd. While the original senate bill included all public officals receiving the ten cents per mile allowance, the senal amended the bill to exclude sheriff and their deputies. This was don on the theory that sheriffs and de putles are required in emergencies t travel on all kinds of roads which woulc result in higher expense. However, th fact remains that much of the drivin by deputy sheriffs, especially !whei serving court papers, is no more ex pensive than the driving of a supervls or or other county official. Conse quently excepting sheriffs from the operation of this law as contained ii the senate amendment, ought to be stricken out by the house and the same mileage applied to the sheriffs. Saving to Taxpayers. What would be the average yearly saving by reducing this mileage? The average mileage annual expense foi Guy Mantor and Cora D. Miller Wed. Mrs. Cora D. Miller became the bride of Guyjvtantor Easter Sunday at the First Presbyterian' church at Mason City,. Rev. .Davis officiating. Miss Maurhie Miller, a daughter of the bride who is a secretary of the Y. W. C. A in Mason City and F. Stroud, a friend were-present.at the service. The groom is a well known Algona business man and for a number of years has been engaged -in the real estate business. He grew to manhood in Algona and has many friends. The bride is also well known In this city, where for. several years she successfully conducted a beauty shop. She is popular .with her many friends who are now extending congratulations. Mr. and Mrs. Mantor-will reside on the Phillips property at the northwest part of the city. White to Open New Garage Here Mrs. Oliver Moe has rented her gar age building which is the first doo north of the Algona Furniture Ex change to Arthur White, who will.opei i garage as soon as the building ha been repaired. The building has been occupied by Ralph Moe's garage which he has moved to his residence on West State street. Mr. White expects to do lectrical repairing also. He is a former Algona man who for the past ew years has been locatett in Detroit Iis wife, who is a sister of Mrs. Waren Laird, will be in charge of the of- '•""WSfii'S board of review for the adjustmenfof the appraisement of city real estate. The Retiring Officers. Mayor Ogren retires after serving the city faithfully and honestly for six years. He has no regrets for what he has done and it was through his eflprts.. that _ the swimming pool was built, stop" signs placed upon the main streets and the filtering plant started, He has always been a worker for all things that were for the betterment of Algona. D. L. Leffert of the Second Ward and Roy Richardson of the First Ward were not candidates for re-election. Their services had. been faithful and were satisfactory to then- constituents Had they .desired they would probably have been re-elected without opposition. F. A. Newvllle had served the city as CALIFORNIA MAN Cousin of Sorensen Bros. Finds Conditions Similar to America..! RAISES BEANS IN CALIFORNIA Was Sailor on Torpedoed Shipping Boat. Afloat 38 Hours in Sea of Peanuts. Christian Anderson of Vina, Cali- There Is much opposition to the testing law in certain sections of Iowa and I°,«H ° f tte demands by a farm organization is that the law be repealed. T. B. Common In Humans and Herds. Tuberculois is common in both humans and cattle and while the statement is made that no deaths by T B n Iowa can be traced to tuberculosis in cattle the fact remains that many reports show that where the diesasc has been found in herds it has also been found in homes where milk from diseased cattle was being used. Good Results in Kossuth. When testing was first'started in this county it was found that the percentage of cattle infected was as high as eighteen per cent in some townships After several years of testing and the removal of Infected cattle from the herd, it has been reduced to about one-half of one per cent. In hops the var1i.n4.j~~. J_ ~ !._ . , . Alugo till. New Congressional Districts are Formed. I , rr, mndC ' TI1C b ° dV W « S In session Tuesday and Wednesday of last week. and all day Tuesday, with Lewis McWhorter of Burt as the foreman. Indictments were brought awinst Douglas Riley of Irvington, Robert Schoby of Algona, Arthur Fischer of Iowa has been redlstrictcd and now EImore - Gcorgo Jergens of Whitte- nas nine congressional districts instead mors and George Ristau of LuVerne of eleven. The plan originated in the J R1I °y WQS indicted on a charge 'of House of the general assembly and was drivln K a car white Intoxicated. The approved by the senate and now needs " rst of the vcn r RHey accompanied by only the signature of the governor to Prnnk Thornton, also of Irvinnton was become a law. The present congress- driving: a truck loaded with furniture men will serve until the 1032 election. whcn hc struck a horse and cart beintr The present Tenth district remains un- drivel1 bv Roy Hayes on No. 10 south changed and will after 1932 be known L of town - Thornton received a broken as the Eighth district. Several changes Ie S and a severe injury to his eve \VPVO martn limim.. . ».. ii. . ° . I *-.»*-• -TO were made, however, in the eastern and southern part of the state. reduction is reported at about twenty- five per cent. ' Dr. Fox Describes T. B. Doctor Fox, the veterinarian, says that nature is foe to tuberculosis and «^J*£JS^ W^.tato the Astern Big Chubb Farm Going Under Plow. Grant township, March 31: George Butterfield, and his son, Hugh, have started breaking the northwest quarter of the Chubb pasture, long one of the landmarks in Grant township. This will make three quarters of the section under plow. Mr. Butterfield last year raised flax. Herman Kluger will retain the southwest quarter for a public pasture. Mr. Kluger has leased this land for many years. ilmal, nature;buUds Flew to Fairmnnt ,'r. to preyent spread- ^ :W : lo --^.-"?JvliPv|ll. Ml > ce. county boards of supervisors in this state for 1929 amounted to $238,000. This mileage expense of supervisors was only $198,000 in 1926 and has increased about $40,000 over 1926 which Indicates that it is high time that this mileage proposition was checked. A thirty per cent reduction resulting from cutting from ten cents to seven ,cents a mile would mean a saving of about $71,000 a year in supervisor's expense. The average mileage for county sheriffs is $140,000. If the sheriffs are Included in tails mileage reductlion there would be an annual saving of about $40,000. The average annual traveling expense of county superintendents of schools is $33,000 a, year from which Dug 103 Foot Well With a Post Augur. Hubert and Robert Schoby recently dug a 103 foot well at Hobarton with a post augur, It took them four or five days of good strenuous work to do the job but they kept at it and were rewarded by striking water. years as night man JVWO „„ marshal. He has the general reputation of being a good officer, honest in his efforts to enforce the laws and city ordinances. He made.enemies as well as friends. No man could have done otherwise. He was conscientious in the performance of his duties and as he retires has the satisfaction of feeling that he did his best in the performance of his duties it —•" , -—-Y* 1 -"-*** WA V IIItli viUll* twelve years, two ifornia. stopped in Algona Tuesday for and ten years as a few days' visit with his nXiicine TO,™ Former Algona Farmer Died in California. Word was received in Algona las week by Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Teetei telling of the death of Frank Gilmore a former Algona man who has foi some time been living in California The letter came from R. L. Castile, a former Algona man, who farmed just west of Algona. Mr. Gilmore's death occurred April 1. He at one time iyed on the F. S. Norton farm where Chris Ault now farms. Before coning to Algona he had lived at Willams, Iowa. He is survived by his wife and some chifdren. He was about six- y-flve years old. a thirty per cent reduction would ai gregate a saving of about $10,000 year. The automobile expense of all coun ty engineers amounted to $83,000 i 1829. Some of this transportation ex pense is not on the mileage basis b" cause in some counties one or mor of the engineer's cars are owned b' the county. But most of this is on thi ;en cent mileage basis. Assuming tha two-thirds of this $83,000 auto expense n 1929 Is based on mileage, a thirty per cent saving would amount to abou" $16,000. There is very little transportatioi )aid by mileage in the state depart- nents as most departments own and operate their own cars. However, out »f a $15,000 mileage allowance for clis- rlct judges, there would be a saving f about $4,500. No records are available as to the illeage paid at the ten cents per mile ate to city officials, but it doubltless mounts to a large sum. We believe that it is clear from the bove that there is a chance to make a real economy that will not hurt anyone- The legislators were all elected on a platform of economy and proclaimed their support of such policy. Here is a specific way by which a certain economy may bo obtained Sincerely, A. H. Bonnstattn 1 . iesurrection Plant at Long's Grocery Store A novelty in Long's grocery wlndo is a, resurrection plant which cam from Mesilla, New Mexico which • not far from El Paso, Texas. Th plant was secured from a man fron whom the store buys asparagus. When it first arrived it looked like a smal bunch of dead roots, but after it hac been in water for a time it opened ou and became a riph green color, re sembling somewhat a sprig from a nine ,ree. When the plant is taken fron the water it again dries up, but wil revive when put back in water. days' visit with his,cousins, Jens and Tony Sorensen, and his old friend Lars Sorensen, on his way home from Denmark. He left New York, December 9, and landed back in this country Easter Sunday, His people and Lars Sorensen's were neighbors in Denmark near the town of Saby. Mr. Anderson has lived in this coun try about fourteen years. He came here shortly after the boat on which lie was a sailor was torpedoed durln the World War. The boat was comin from Africa with a cargo of peanut when it was torpedoed about 160 mile south of Ireland. Two of the crew o twenty-one were drowned, but the oth ers were picked up by the Engllsl steamer, "Princess Russia," which took them to Coop Island on the south coas of Ireland not far from Tipperary The boat was torpedoed the Thursday before Good Friday in 1917 ancl the nineteen men were afloat in a sea of peanuts for thirty-eight hours before being picked up. Farms in Sacramento Valley. After coniins to this country, Mr. Anderson turned fanner and is at pro- of the organs become infected the result is usually fatal. Live stock-which s found infected, !f the case is not evere is often sold upon the market and the parts not Infected are fit for cod. Thorough cooking of meat destroys the germs and there can be no danger of contracting the disease. Many flocks of poultry become Infected from following infected herds and the public should be cautious in selecting fowls for the market. The farmers, in some cases, are no doubt justified to some extent in opposing the present law for when a herd is found infected, those suffering the worst are killed and while the fanner is partially repaid, the loss in ioiiie cases, is considerable. At the jest, T. B. is a loathesome disease and no one wants to use either milk or flesh from an infected animal, even if thorough cooking will destroy the germs as has been stated. Rotary Club Elected mont Sunday, brhiging R. E. Misbach back with them in order to be on hand Monday morning to assist in the final distribution of stock and fixtures of the Kraft-Misbach Company store here. The time schedule was 35 minutes. The boys claim flying obviates all detours and is much safer than automobiles. Fred Sclioby Indicted. Sclioby was indicted, charged with Having in his possession two one-half pint bottles filled with alcohol. Hc was arrested the last part of February near the M. & St. L. depot and his car was confiscated. Fischer was indicted on the grounds that he had been maintaining a liquor nuisance since March, 1930, by storing intoxicating liquor in an old building. George Jergens was arrested for larceny of poultry from P. J. Uahlhauser or Whlttemore the last of March and was indicted on such-grounds. Geo. Ristau Sentenced. George Ristau of LuVerne was indicted on a charge of illegal possession of intoxicating liquor and was sen- i! n ° ed this morning. He received a . ninety days in the county 1W4 labor, and is to pay the Neinmers-Bergman CascSelire«r- -^ The case of Matt Nemmers of Bancroft vs. Tom Bergman of Emmetsburg was settled Tuesday afternoon. Quarton & Miller were attorneys for Nemmers and Kelly & Kelly of Emmetsburg, attorneys for the defendant. The case was brought on a promissory note: which the parties involved agreed ,-to pay. The jury for the case was im- panelled but did not have to act. Those drawn to serve on the case were Mary Beemer, Lakota; S. F. Blome, Elmore; Edith Qhipman, Burt; Emma Cosgrove, Algona; J. W. Harris, Sexton; Prances Moe, Algona; Agnes Marty, Algona; A.. M. Meyers, Bancroft; Ellis Runchey, Algona; Ethel Smith, Lakota; Olive Gets 30 Days for Obscene Language. J. W. Cossell of Buffalo Center was given thirty days at hard labor by Jus- ™. . . . . tice L. A. Winkel last Saturday for us- Thompson, Burt; and Harold Watts, ing profane and obscene alnguage It Elmorn - A lnr ee number of persons seems that his son-in-law Glen Shav-1 draw « were excused because of tho er is confined to the county Jail'on a , at thls is the busy se[is on for liquor charge and Cassel came to th *"" "~ jail and started in telling Shaver wha hi 1 thought of him and his languag was not of the parlor variety. Track Meet With Livermore Friday, The Algona high school track squad inder the direction of Coach Aubrey 3onham will tangle with the Livermore cam in a practice meet at the Athletic 'ark next Friday afternoon. This is lie first meet for the local boys who ave been turning hi some big time ecords so far this season. It looks us lough Algona would cjo well in track his year. A week from Saturday Bon. am will take some of the boys to ie Cedar Falls relays which are hold i conjunction with Iowa State Teach•' College. sent engaged in raising lima and kidney beans near Vina, which is located in the northern part of the Sacra- nento Valley. Mr. Anderson stated that business conditions in Denmark are about tho ame as they ore here. The farmers are unable to market their products : n profitable price and there seems t be a general period of hard time However, there is a system whereby a unemployed in the country are take cave of. During the time the me have work they pay in a certain am omit to a fund which is used to tak care of them during the time whei there is no employment. It is more o jess of an insurance scheme agains the periods when the men are out o work. Denmark Roads Paved. One of the outstanding- change: which Mr. Anderson noted was the >revalence of automobiles most of vhich were Fords ancl Ohevrolets. Den- nark is about a fourth as big as the tate of Iowa, and during the "last flf- een years has paved most of its roads The population of the country is about hree and one-fourth million. In 1917 Denmark sold the Virgin Islands to the United States for a coaling station the loney was to be used to enlarge the onutry somewhat by a reclaiming pro- ect. However, the work has not been dvanced to speak of, Mr. Anderson enjoyed his visit in Jenmark and also spent a few weeks n Norway, but he is glad to be back i this country, which he says, is the ily place for him Mr. Anderson liv- .1 in Algona a few months when he rst came to this country. Officers Monday The Algona Rotarv club held the election of officers at the Monday meet ing of the club. J. P. Overmy'er succeeds W. C. Dewel as president; E. J Gilmore was rcelected treasurer; J. W Sullivan was elected vice president; T L. Larson reelectecl secretary and G S Buchanan and Joe Kelley were elected directors. Thursday night the Rotary and Kiwanis clubs will get togethe'i and hold a banquet for all the high school and academy boys at the Woodman hall. Wadleigh Family Are in Great Trouble, Sexton, April 7th. Special Cor •— Friends received word here on Monday norning from Indiana, where the Roy Wadleighs moved the first of the'yciu- hat Mary, the little baby passed f ' Sunday and was to'be buried Mon-lr"' fternoon as Mr. Wadleigh was very ow with the flu. Little Mary had 1! U > icaslus and then complications sot in which in her weakened condition she could not survive. C. M. St. P. & P. Train Keeps Algona Sleeper In last week's Issue of the Uppe DCS Molnes-Republican it was state that No. 11 of the Milwaukee roac which arrives in Algona from Clilca go at 5:38 a. m., dropped the slcepc at Mason City. This was incorrect a a sleeper is carried on through Al gona. The 5:38 also carries a slecpei through to Sioux Palls as always. Whittemore Man Charged with Larceny. George Jorgens of Whittemore was jrought before Justice W. C. Danson list week and charged with larceny ot Joultry. He waived perliminary hcar- np, and was bound over to the fraud ury under $1500 bonds which was fur- lishecl. Colored Baby Chicks Are Easter Novelty. A little pre-Easter attraction which drew much attention was the group of colored chickens in the window of the Kossuth Hatchery on East Slate street. ine chicks had been dipped in blue lavender, green and pink colors and' were quite a novelty. The little fellows arc beginning to feather out now fncl the tiny feathers of their winy show a trace of the color. The hatchery is in charge of Mrs. Dewpy Snycl- Tearing Down the old Galbraith Sheds. The old 'and delapiclated buildings n the George Galbraith lots on East •tate street are being torn clown and he lots will be cleaned up and later jerhaps substantial business houses vill be erected upon these desirable ots. E. J. Hough, who is adminlstra- or of the estate, is having the work one. These old buildings have been n eye sore for a number of years and heir removal will add to the appear- nce of State street. Roof Fire at Tribon Home Monday A. M. The fire department was called out Monday morning by a roof flro at the Tribon honiq on North ThoTington street. The fire evidently started from a spark and but cione to the roof. little damage the farmers. Three Become Citizens. Three naturalization petitions were granted last week. Naturalization matters are given attention during only the spring and fall terms of court. C. J. Elsbccker of Bancroft and the Schwartz Brothers, Walter and Frederick, of Ledyurd, were granted citizenship in this country. As soon as Elsbccker finished signing his certificates he. walked around the table in the- clerk's office and secured a marriage license to wed Miss Bertha Blocker, daughter of Henry Blocker of Bancroft. The judge examiner) H. J. Doosc of Bancroft and he will be able to ecure his naturalization papers on the iling of depositions which cover the it-rlod of his residence in Boone coun- y. Citizenship was denied to Louise Vtock, who was listed as from Irving- on, because- she had failed to establish residence there. She went to Chl- aso some time ngo to bo employed, nd since she was no longer a resident f tho county it was deefecl advisable 0 drop the application for citizenship n this county ancl have her start anew 1 Chicago. Insane Hearing — Sane. An insanity hearing was held Satur- ay In the case- of Win. Farroll of Whittemoro. Young Farroll, who is vcnty-oni; years of ago, was adjudged no. He had forged a number of chocks on his father. Judge DcLand, will return to his home tomorrow evening. The LuVerne Man up for Having Liquor. George Ristau of LuVerne was bound over to I hi- grand jury In Justice Win- ktls court lust Thursday on the charge 01 illegal possession of intoxicating- liquor. His bond was fixed at $1000. Fined $100 and Costs for Profane Language Jack Gillis of LuVerno was haled before Justice L. A. Winkel last week on the charge of using profane and obscene language. Ho was lined $100 and costs which he paid. Gets Thirty Days for Drunkenness. . which was set for Friday has boon set for Thumlay. The case is that of L. A. Andrew, Receiver vs. Hunt, which is a suit on a note. Milo Patterson of LuVerne was given thirty days at hard labor by Justice L. A. Winkel last Thursday for drunkenness. New Managers for Klamp Auto Co. Hurry E. Simmons of Kstherville and his brother, L. P. Simmons of Laur- oii!! have taken over the' management of tho Klamp Auto Company and expect to humlli! the Chrysler 'car. They will also do repairing. The men have been in charge for UI,B parft three weeks. The- garage is owned by Wal- tei Khunp. Thompson Defeated for Mayor of Chicago. More or loss interest was manifested here as in every oilier locality over the election in Chicago. Mayor Thompson was defeated for a fourth term by A Anton Cermak by about 200,000 majority. The campaign was bitterly fought rijompson was the republican nominee and Cermak the democratic candidate

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