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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, May 6, 1931
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The Upper Des Moines-Republican, May 6,1931 NATIONAL AND STATEOFFICERS Members of President's Cabinet and Their Salaries. U, S. SENATORS AND CONGRESSMEN Oovernor of Iowa Receives $5,000 Lieutenant Governor $2,000, Members of Legislature $1,000. ir.ers, department of banking and others. County Officers. Judges of the district court are: F. C. Davidson, Emmetsburg, James DeLand, Storm Lake, and George Heald of Spencer. Clerk of the courts, Clark Orton, salary $2100; County Auditor, Bertha New Marriage Law to Decrease License Fees. County Clerk Orton thinks there will be a decided drop in the number of marriage licenses Issued in this county during the coming year because of the new law which goes into effect July 4. | Prom that time on all persons desirous of securing a marriage license must make application flve days before the wedding is to take place. From July, 1929 until July, 1930, one hundred and (sixty-eight marriage licenses were Issued In Kossuth county. Mr. Orton Algona Hi Lights In Notfice to Landowners. Drainage District N» 178, Kofe- VOL. I AIGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, MAY, 6, 1931 No. 22 "It takes interested readers as well as talented writers lo make a good paper." Boys Make Fine Track Record. OPPORTUNITY. Some Interesting- Figures. Herbert Hoover, president of the Un- estimates that there will be about half Ited States, receives a salary of $75 - tnat mt ? ny durin B tn e coming year be- WO . year the use of the White House \%£« ^£SS£^j£SS£ ana servants, but must pay his living counties all over the state will un- expenses. Charles Curtis, vice presl- doubtedly feel a decided loss In funds aent, receives $15,000 a year and both taken In for marriage licenses after the Algona scored the third victory In Are you making the most of your op- The following statistics worked ou the North Central meet at Webster portunities? Do you realize that edu- by a committee concerning the child City, Saturday. This gives us per- cation Is one of the biggest opportunl- ren In the United States are of inter manent possession of the large "tra- ties In the world today? And every est. Not qtilte all these children are veling" cup. The team, well balanced, day your parents are making sacrifices in our schools, but the larger propor scored In 12 out of 15 events and 11 in order to give you that opportunity tlon ttre enrolled and no school of ap- boysi out of 15 scored points. Our loss YOU should try to repay them, and the Preciable size Is likely to be without in the pole vault was due to the close way to do this Is to get everything you one or more representatives from each proximity of the spectators. Some of can out of your school work group mentioned. This emphasizes the the boys have not yet mastered the art Take every bit of knowledge you can Problem and the difficulties of our of Jl ee 1 ln £ C001 under p ressure - , get with you, whether you think you scho01 work> »ere are the figures: Out The half mile relay team consisting 6 * ' v cw cr * ou II " I1K you O f 45,000,000 children In the United of Williams, Raney, Ostrum and Cretz- will need it or not. Some day you states, 35,000,000 are reasonably nor- meyer won the large statue. ma find a place for that very thing nial, 6,000,000 are Improperly nourish- are elected for a term of four years. President's Cabinet. The president of the United States I n.. has a cabinet consisting of ten mem- I L/r tiers as follows: Secretary of State, Henry L. Stlmson of New York; Secretary of Treasury, Andrew W. Mellon of Pennsylvania; Secretary of War, Patrick Hurley of Oklahoma; Attorney General, William Mitchell of Minne- new law goes into effect. I. is an Inventor. Dr. Fred I. Bunker of Paton, a son- in-law of Mr. and Mrs. O. S. Lindsey and husband of their daughter, making a great bid for away back in your mind, then you will 675,000 present behavior problems 450,-' •s started the fireworks be able to use: it. If you haven't, it 000 are mentally retarded. 382.000 have are mentally retarded, 382,000 have impaired hearing, 18,000 are totally The mile relay team lost another you thought most worhtless In your ed, 1,000,000 have defective speech, 1 statue by a yard or two—Dick Cowan J school^ work. M _yf«__have It stored 1000,000 have weak or damaged hearts, it. Hargreaves with a smashing finish in the mile—(may be a real opportunity lost, going from seventh ' " ing point for us. The boys won about) one has Inherited a barbarian's love for|200,ol)0~a7e"'deima"uenT*'500000 V are"de^' 14 Individual medals and are l -" f1 " 1 '•'«•*«"•» rwm'f thi«i> tv,o» «,_ *—-t, I. __...! _. ..... . _•. proud of their achievements. We Go A-nnntlng. snth county, Iowa, To all persons and corporations owning lands or other real estate assessed for benefits within Drainage District No. 178 of Kossuth county, Iowa: You and each of you are hereby notified that the board of supervisors of Kossuth county, Iowa, has confirmee and levied a first assessment upon th lands, town lots, and highways within said Drainage District in the aggre gate amount of $9,030.00. That said board has determined that said am ount is greater than should be leviec and collected in a single year upon th° land, town lots, and highways within said district and that bonds should be Issued on behalf of said drainage district covering the total of all assessments in excess of $20,00. That the board of supervisors entered an order that all assessments in excess of $20.00 may be paid in cash before the first day of June, 1931, at which time the said board will proceed to Issue bonds covering all unpaid assessments, unless mth place to first in Don't think that going to school Is a deaf, 300,000 are crippled 50 000 par- otherwise provided for in excess of . That was the turn- drudgery forced upon you because some tially blind, 14,000 are wholly blind, I $20.00. SiSrsff s» rll S^Sir=E™ cuTtur°e f Secrete'rv M L ' *e is prac- *? Banker, local dentist, left by auto ™ day for Cleveland, Miss Horn and h« cided to have a "bug hunt" lasl urday. Taking a picnic lunch started out about three o'clock 1 , justly torture. Don't think that the teach- pendent.— Prom Midland Schools er.3 are spending all their waking hours in planning new ways of making your life miserable. They are trying to. help you get the knowledge you will need in later years. Don't fight knowledge as Corridor Clippings. Miss Renaud's classes In home eco- Dated at Algona, Iowa, this first day of May, 1931. BERTHA E. JOHNSON, 47 County Auditor. lf lf were some bad tastln & medicine, nomics are finishing dressmaking this Q * I "*-*•*-• <OV7lliC f*"" which you don't H£ y you need it. i the even if you know week - The Cresses wer inspected and afternoon. After many a mile of weary we an - ' When you learn something, learn it William N. Doak, of Virginia. The members of the cabinet a re appointed by the president for a term of four years corresponding with the president's term and the salary is $15,000 a year. Senators and Congressmen. Iowa has two United States senators elected for a term of six years concern about an in- he perfected recently. Dr. is now receiving royalties on a appliances and patented." trudging, with aching limbs and blistered heels they finally arrived at a desirable place. The students then hunted for Insects until it was time to eat. The walk, it seems, had not spoiled anyone's appetite and picnic lunch was not wasted. it Remembr n^ g LAKOTA NEWS. what was left being fed to the animals" discovered In the woods. Everyone reports a good time wild and the class brought home quite a few specimens of insects. Miss Plaehn accompanied the class and enjoyed the outing too, In spite of the fact that it was a bit muddy along the river. ton, Iowa, and L. J. Dickinson of Al- Ben Farrow was on the sick list for gonn, Iowa. Fred C. Gllchrist of Laur- several days last week. He Is elected for a term g y afternoon Mrs - Bertha Nltz will entertain the sentatives. of two years and his salary is $10,000 , a year. After 1932, Iowa will have Lutheran Aid at the church basement nine instead of eleven congressmen and , May Stale Officers. week on account of illness. Dan W. Turner of Corning, Iowa, Is Banker E. R. Worley and family at- governor of Towa, elected for a term of tended a party at the home of friends two years at a salary of $5000 a year, at Ringsted last Thursday evening, with allowance for house rent and ... _ . other expenses. The lieutenant gov- Miss Orace Johnson of Swea City ernor, Arch W. McParlane, is elected s P ent P art of last week at the home for two years and his salary is $2,000 ol her sister, Mrs. W. W. Meyer, west for each session of the legislature, he of town being the presiding officer of the senate. The other state officers are: G. C. Greenwalt, O f Des Moines, secretary of state; J. W. Long of Ames, auditor, and Ray E. Johnson of Muscatine, treasurer. Kach are elected for a term of two years and receive a salary of $4,000 a year. John Fletcher of Des Monies E. Johnson, $2100 ; Treasurer, H. N. I ivijss Marie Kline who attends school (at Fairmont was home over the week end visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H J. Kline. Mrs. Ackers and Clarence Lester of near Des Moines were here last week to attend the funeral services of then- mother, Mrs. Callie Lester. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Sturdevant of ., .. . . . ah 2?A- I * eco « ler ' Laura falne, Lehlgh were here several days last ah Sheriff, L. E. Hovey, $2000; I week visiting at the homes of Mrs. «? Unt ,L. S , uperlntendent of Schools, Tillie Hanson and Oran Sturdevant. Wm. Shirley, $2500; County Attorney, „„„ A A „„„,„ ,. „.._ ______ t Mothers' Day Entertainment, The student body of the Algona high school, assisted by the faculty members will entertain the mothers of all the high school pupils on Friday, May 8th at two o'clock. The program will consist of three parts—a physical education demonstration, an exhibition of work done in the various departments, and a tea. We hope that all of the mothers will find it possible and convenient to favor us with their company on this occasion. Commercial News. Miss Keikenbaum reports that the results of the last official typing tests advanded class, a 60-woird pin, Helen Batt a 50-word pin and Wiima Etherington a 40-word pin. In the beginning class, Bernlce Harrington won a 50-word pin and Ellen Steussy and Phyllis Parsons both won 40-word pins. The typing classes have completed project books, and though the work was hard, the results obtained were well worth the time and effort spent. until tests are over Is like taking the medicine In your mouth and spitting it out again. It's Just as bitter as if you swallowed it and besides It doesn't do you any good. If you are trying to get through school by "hook or crook," sliding over the rough places, remember not to lose your pride enough to say you never had an opportunity. When you get into a rut in later years say, "I had the opportunity, but I didnt take it." If a teacher tells you something is Important, don't pass over it in a perfunctory manner, need it some day. Get It! You may Grade News. The junior speech club of Room D had a guest day Friday, May 1. The nvitations to the parents were placed In a flower and were taken home on Wednesday evening. Several mothers responded and were nicely entertained by the club members. criticized by the class. In most cases, the cost of these cotton dresses was $2.50. Miss Messer gave her history students a preparatory test to get them ready for the academic tests given on Tuesday. The ancient history students of last year had an average of 50 points out of a possible 130. This year, the same pupils now taking modern history made an average of 80 points out of a possible 130. Miss Plaehn commented on the good behavior of her classes last week. It Is explained by the fact that tests were given everyday. The' fifth and sixth of a series of Lane-Green unit achievement tests in were good. In the Juanita Potter won <J. D. Shumway, $1700; County Engineer, H. M. Smith, $3600. The members of the board of super•visors are Olaf Funnemark, F. J. Balgeman, Chas. Morris, W. E. McDonald and P. J. Helken. attorney general, receives $5,000 a year. Mark G. Thornburg of Emmetsburg, secretary of agriculture receives about $3500 a year. Agnes Samuelson of Shenandoah, superintendent of public instruction, receives $4,000 a year and Fred Woodruff, Charles Webster and B. M. Richardson, railroad commissioners, receive $3600 a year. Other departments of the state government are the board of education, commissioner of Insurance, law exam- Rev. A. A. Howe of Buffalo Center was here Wednesday on business for the church. Rev. Howe Is pastor of the M. E. church at Buffalo Center. Mr. and Mrs. Hikkie Abbas and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schaper were down from Fairmont, Minnesota, Tuesday, to attend the funeral of Mrs. Callie Lester. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Dontje, living near Gerled are the parents of a boy born Tuesday. This Is their second child, but the oldest one passed away last summer. On Friday evening, May 8th, Rev. D. E. Jones of New York City will bring a message from the National CITY PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY. Student Injured by Car. On Thursday evening, Just after dismissal, Wayne Riddle suffered painful injuries from an accident that took place directly in front of Bryant building. Wayne ran Into the street from between two parked cars and was knocked down by a car driven by Mrs. John Frankl. The Injured boy was taken immediately to the hospital, where it was found that he suffered a broken collar bone, a rather severe head injury and cuts and bruises. Musical Program. A group of students from Drake University gave a musical program at the high school Friday morning, May 1. This program was to have been given on the Monday before, but the students failed to arrive, so It was a pleasant surprise Friday when Mr. Oover- myer announced the program. Everyone enjoyed the program and each number was followed by enthusiastic applause. Class Play Well Attended. The seniors enjoyed a fine attendance at their play, "The Busybody," given at the Call Theater last Thursday and Friday evenings. Besides the large local patronage, between sixty and seventy reservations were made by pupils from other schools. Emmetsburg had twenty-seven representatives and LuYerne and Vernon Consolidated each sent about twenty. Correction. Due to an oversight in last week's news, Craig Smith's name was not included on the honor roll. Craig deserved the place so we are happy to make this correction. geometry were given last week. Ths standard median on the fifth test was 18 points, but MJss Miller's classes made a median of 25. The highest scores were: Femley Nolte, and Agnes Brown with 37 points, Duane Jensen and LaVonne Larson with 34, Norma Raney with 33, and Theo. Gaskill and LeRoy Dole with 32. The standard median for the sixth test was 17 points. The classes scored an average of 19 points. The highest were: Fernley Nolte with 34 points, Agnes Brown with 32 and LaVonne Larson with 31. The normal training club had a meeting Tuesday evening, April 28. Mr. Burmeister gave a talk on manual training projects that can be carried out in a rural school. Miss Renaud, the home economics teachers, also gave a talk. The different classes are arranging their work for the May Day exhibit. The pupils are planning to make the project and their Mother's Day program a big success this year. Lyle Runchey and Joe Jordan have been attending the beginning Latin class recently. Latin seems to be something new for Lyle, but Joe says he knows more about it this year as he attended the advanced Latin class last year. Mr. Ward's business arithmetic classes have taken up banking processes and transactions. Music. The girls' and boys' glee clubs are preparing songs which are to be sung at the commencement exercises. Groups selected from the girls' and boys' glee clubs are practicing songs for the junior and senior banquet. The grade children are working on broadcasting projects. They prepare then* own programs. Notice of Renewal and Extension of Corporate Existence of the Algona Ice Cream & Candy Factory. Notice Is hereby given that the Algona Ice Cream and Candy Factory by proper and legal proceedings has renewed and extended it corporate existence for a period of twenty (20) years from March 1, 1931 to March 1, 1951, and has adopted an amended and substituted Articles of Incorporation, which Articles of Incorporation, among other provisions, Include the following: The name of this corporation shall be The Algona Ice Cream and Candy Factory; its principal place of business shall be Algona, Kossuth county, Iowa; the business of this corporation shall be the manufacture and sale of ice cream, ices and candy, and the corporation is also to carry on a wholesale and retail ice cream and candy business, and shall be authorized to manufacture, buy and sell at wholesale and retail, ice cream, confectioneries, Ices, and any other merchandise it may care to handle. The capital stock of this corporation shall be Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00) common stock, divided Into shares of one hundred dollars ($100.00) each, all of which is now fully paid up stock. The stock of the corporation shall be transferrable only on the books of the corporation, on the surrender of the stock certificate properly assigned. There is also outstanding, two hundred, fifty (250) shares of preferred stock, of the par value of One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) per share, upon which stock is to be paid an annual dividend of eight per cent (8 per cent) as evidenced by the conditions of the certificates of said stock now outstanding, before any dividend Is paid on the common stock. The affairs of the corporation shall be conducted by a board of directors consisting of not less than three or more than flve In number, as may be determined by the board of directors; each director shall hold office for one year, and until his successor Is elected and qualified, whenever a direc- tor disposes of his common stock, h» shall Immediately cease to be a director, and the remaining members ot the board shall choose his successor from among the holders of the common stock. The board of directors shall elect from their number a president* vice president, secretary, treasurer and general manager, who shall hold office for one year, and until their successors are elected and qualified. The same party may hold the office of secretary, treasurer and general manager. The annual meeting of the stock holders of this corporation shall be held at the office of the secretary at Algona, Iowa, on the first Monday In March each year. Each stockholder snail be entitled to one vote for each share of common stock owned by him, which vote may be cast In person or by proxy. Notice of each annual meeting of the stockholders shall be given by letter mailed to each holder of common stock at his last known post office address. The directors may call special meetings of the stockholders at any time, and shall do so, upon the written request of two-thirds of the holders of the common stock. The private property of the stockholders shall be exempt from the liability of the debts of the corporation. O. H. Cretzmeyer, President. CHAS. H. TAYLOR, 46-49 Secretary Notice of Letting. Sealed bids will be received at the office of the county auditor, Algous, Iowa, until 10:00 a. m., May 13th, 1931, for gravel surfacing Secondary Road Districts No. 179, 161, 172, 166, 157, 34, 163, 173, -I3T, 16T, 142, I16i 159, 171, 166> 158, 174, 162, 64A, 169, 68, 165, 160, 170, 164, 175, 176, 177, 178, 128, 119, 13ff, 168 and 127, Involving 108,000 cu. yds. of gravel to load and haul one mile, 814,000 units of additional dne-half mile haul and 34,700 cu. yds. of stripping gravel pits. Bidding blanks and additional Information may be secured at the office of the county engineer, Algona, Iowa. April 27th, 1931. BERTHA E. JOHNSON, 46-47 County Auditor. GEO. L. MILLER BUILDING CONTRACTOR We Build Model Houses Estimates Furnished. Phone 753 610 South Dodge St. Algona, Iowa, 43-tf PROBAK- ATTORNEYS AT LAW T. P. Harrington L. J. Dickinson HARRINGTON & DICKINSON ATTORNEYS AT LAW Rooms 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 W. MILLER ATTORNEYS AT LAW Office over Kossuth County State Bank Office Phone, 427 ALGONA, IOWA J. W. Sullivan S. E. McMahon L. E. Linnan SULLIVAN, McMAIION & LINNAN ATTORNEYS AT LAW Office over County Savings Bank ALGONA, IOWA. E. J. VAN NESS & G. W. STILLMAN LAWYERS Office over Iowa State Baiik. Phone 213-W Algona, Iowa L. A. WINKEI, 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 58. E. C. McMAIION Attorney at Law Office over Quinby & Krause Bldg. Algona, Iowa Phone 129 DENTISTS DR. H. M. OLSON DENTIST Gas or Novocaine used for extraction. Located over Christensen Store. Phone: Business 166, Residence, 479 ALGONA, IOWA DR. O. D. SCHAAP. DENTIST Quinby Bldg Algona, Iowa. Phone 133. GEORGE I" MILLER. GENERAL CONTRACTOR 610 South Dodge St. Phone 753 Algona, Iowa. PHYSICIANS & SURGEONS KENEFICK & CRAWFORD Office Phone 300 Residence Phones: Dr. Keneflck, 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 Board of Missions, at the Presbyterian church. All sister churches are invited. A large crowd was out Sunday evening to attend the church services at the Presbyterian church at which time the men had charge of the service. I They had as speaker of the evening, the Rev. B. W. Llndeman of Lytton. Sunday, May 3rd, St. Paul's Lutheran church at this place celebrate their fortieth anniversary. Rev. Welbe," the president of the Minnesota district of the American Lutheran church, was here, and also several former pastors. The ladies served dinner at the church basement. A large crowd was in attendance. DR. W. D. ANDREWS. Osteopathic Physician & Surgeon Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat. Obstetrics Located over Hub Recreation Parlor. Plmoe Office 187, Rsedlcene, 688. ALGONA, IOWA. P. V. JANSE, M. n. PHYSICIAN &:' SURGEON Office on South Dodge St Phone No.—Res. 3C6; Office 668. INSURANCE CITY PROPERTY LOANS FARM LOANS REAL ESTATE INSURANCE OF ALL KINDS CUNNINGHAM & LACY Phone 598 ALGONA, IOWA. 107 W. State St. ALGONA INSURANCE AGENCY Reliable Insurance Service C. R. LABARRE AL FALKENHAINER Phone 5j First door north Iowa State Bank — ' — VETERINARIAN DR. L. W. FOX Office 220 West State Street. Office Phone 475-W; Res. 475-R. ALGONA, IOWA. NORTON MACHINE WORKS Machinists and Welders. Service Stock on Piston Rings, Pins and Bearings. West of Court House Phone 552. MORTICIAN L. M. MERRITT Mortician & Funeral Director Phone No. 11 Algona, Iowa 'SXf$y8&^^ LUVEENE NEWS. W. F. Godfrey had business in Livermore Friday. Lewis Block has been on the sick list the past week. James Zwiefel of Corwith had business in LuVerne Thursday. Lottie and Jennie Mason were Fort Dodge shoppers last Tuesday The Loyal Workers held a bake sale Saturday at the Corner store. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Smith were Aleona visitors last Saturday morning. Emil Zetiau is in the hospital at Rochester, Minnesota, for treatment. Miss Eva Roy spent over Sunday with her sister and family at Fort Dodge. Louise Zwiefel and Leona Ramus spent Tuesday in Algona on business. Mrs. O. T. Garnant of Fort Dodge was calling on friends in LuVerne last Thursday afternoon. Hulda Fritzemeier is at present at Marshalltown and has a position with an insurance company. W. F. Godfrey and family attended the show in Algona Tuesday night, entitled "Trader Horn." Mrs. George Ditzel and children of Spencer visited Friday at the parental H. E. Peitzke home. Mr. and Mrs. Milton Worby's little daughter has been very sick this week with bronchial neumonla. The Schneider golf course opened up for business Thursday evening. Several couples were out practicing. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Ruberg went to Des Moines Monday where Mr. Ruberg entered a hospital or treatments. Mr. and Mrs. Irvln Chapman, Mrs. F. I. Chapman and Mrs. I. H. Benedict were Fort Dodge shoppers Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. August Schmidt of Algona spent Sunday of last week with Mr. and Mrs. WUllam Ramus tod family. Mr. and Mrs. Lowmiller, Mr. and Mrs. Percy Brink and son, Allyn, spent Sunday at the John Brink home northwest of town. Rev. A. J. Koonce occupied the pulpit at the Presbyterian church Sunday. He will deliver sermons every Sunday hereafter. Mr. and Mrs. DeRae Godfrey, Mrs. Roy Masterson and daughters, Louise and Cora Mae, were In Fort Dodge on business Tuesday. Mrs. W. F. Godfrey and daughters, Mrs. C. C. Anderson and Florence were callers at the Mrs. Olaf Johnson home Friday In Livermore. The M. E. Ladles' Aid entertained last Wednesday at the city hall. Mrs. A. L. Spooner, Mrs. Faye Llchty and Mrs. I. J. Hubier were hostesses. Mrs. W. H. Wolto returned home last week from Fort Dodge where- she spent a week at the hospital. She is greatly improved since her operation. The Bethany Lutheran College choir of Mankato, Minnesota, gave a sacred concert Sunday afternoon at the high school gymnasium under the direction of Professor Walter Buszin. Mrs. Blanche Anderson, who has been at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Godfrey and family the past six weeks, returned to her home Sunday in Grant City, Missouri. Miss Nellie Tupper, who has been the domestic science teacher in the local school the past two years, has accepted a similar position in the schools at Schaller for next year. Mr. and Mrs. Maurice O'Connell and children of Chicago arrived here on Saturday. Mrs. O'Connell and children will make an extended visit at the home of her parents, Mr, and Mrs. W. H. EllLs. The Women's Progressive club held their regular meeting Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. J. L. Lichty. A playlet, "No Men Wanted" was given as part of the program. Lunch was served. The local Rebekah and Odd Fellow lodges celebrated . the 112th anniversary of the founding of the lodges Tuesday evening at their hall. A program was given after which refreshments were served. The Tuesday club was entertained last week at the home of Mrs. Peter Thompson. Plans were made for the county club federation meeting which Is to be held here Tuesday of this week. Lunch will be served. Friends received word Tuesday frora Mrs. Von Draska, who recently underwent an operation at the Park hospl-j tal in Mason City, that she was able to be moved Wednesday to the home of .Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Hebener, where she will stay for a few days before her return to LuVerne. SENECA NEWS. Mrs. Martin Larson spent Wednesday at the John Schneider home. Hazel Anderson spent the week end with her friend, Mildred Wllberg. Harriet Jensen is employed at the Glen Cage home until school is out. Mr. and Mrs. Martin Vant have both been ill. Mrs. Vant has had the flu. Mrs. Otto Kelly and sons spent Wednesday at the John Osborn home. Florence Nielsen of Ringsted stayed Friday night with her cousin, Helen Nielsen. Mr. and Mrs. George Goetsch spent Sunday afternoon at the R. L. Rossman home. Mr. and Mrs. O. P. Hansen of Graettinger were Sunday visitors at the C. F. Nielsen home. The Lutheran young people's society met Friday night at the Ole Johannsen home. A large crowd attended. The Lutheran ladles cleaned the church Monday for the Ladles' Missionary meeting to be held Tuesday, Mrs. O. R. Patterson and daughter, Helen, spent the week end at Ventura visiting with Mrs. Patterson's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Scully and children, Edward and Winifred and Pearl Kulb, all of Fort Dodge, visited at the John Schneider home Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. James Hogden and children of Britt, Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Smith of Burt and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Guide of Bancroft were Sunday visitors at the Martin Larson home. Mr. and Mrs, Otto Wllberg aro the proud parents of a baby girl born Sunday morning, May 3. This Is the second girl and the second child in the family. Their many friends wish them congratulations. Mrs. Terrll of Britt accompanied Mr. and Mrs. James Hogden to Seneca to visit at the John Osborn home on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Brown and sons of Armstrong and Mr. and Mrs. Peter Thorson of Ringsted also visited there Sunday. About Ounelvot Never lot us be uis<^uraged wltb ourselves; It la not when we are conscious of our faults tluii we are the worst; on the roiilrury wo are less ro. •^^—•^^^^^^^••^••^••••^^ PUBLIC BENEFITS FROM RAILROADS E VERYONE knows about the services afforded by railroads in transporting passengers, mail, express and freight But everyone does not realize the importance of the other benefits received from the railroads. The Milwaukee Road, for example, pays over Nine Million Dollars in Taxes each year in the twelve states it •ervei— (6.7c of every dollar received for its services last year) — thus helping other taxpayers provide educational and highway facilities, local government, etc. It pays, in normal times, about Eighty-four Million Dollars per year in Payrolls for about fifty thousand employee* who, with their families, are your fellow citizen* and spend this money in your community. It pays more than Thirty Million Dollars yearly for materials and supplies purchased from producers and manufacturers in its territory, to maintain and operate its property, thus giving employment to large numbers of workers in these other industries. Although The Milwaukee Road has paid no dividends in the last 13 years, it has paid out in that period a vast sum- over $1,500,000,000— for the purposes above mentioned. By advertising and by personal efforts it interests travelers and settlers in the scenic attractions, resources, and industrial and agricultural advantages of the regions served Under existing laws railroads are prevented from competing on an equal basis with commercial buses and trucks and water carriers. This is one of the factors that have forced the railroads to reduce their forces and payrolls and other expenditures, as well as their train service. Naturally the people in the towns served by the railroads are affected by theso retrenchments. The Milwaukee Road's passenger train service expense last year was greatly in excess of its passenger train earnings. But railroads are required to maintain passenger service, even at a loss, so that the public may have trains to ride on when weather is bad and highways are impassable A railroad, like any other large concern, can operate most economically when working to capacity. Expenses cannot be cut in proportion to decreases in business, for many trains must be run no matter how small th« load, and roadway and equipment must be kept in as safe and servkeabla condition when business is light as when it is heavy. This means that the greater the diversion of business to highway and waterway carriers, the more difficult becomes the pro£ lem of giving satisfactory service. Insurance Companies and Savings Banks have hu*e •urns invested in railroad bonds, and every policy holder and 8 y toe " 8ted '*" the welfare and fair treatmrot wldMpread b « nefitl1 deriv ««l ailrod We call your attention to these facts that you may ld Patronising th« MILWAUKEE I) O Alt AMERICA'S IONGEST ELECTRIFIED RAILROAD

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