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WIPER DBS M01NJ2S. 44th TEAR THE REPUBLICAN. 38th TEAR ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 3,'?. mil LEDYARD BOYS INJURED VOL. 28.—X... 48 WRECK WESLEY VOTES $20.000 IN BONDS Vote Climaxed Hottest Con test Ever Held in the Town of Wesley. i< BUILD NEW SCHOOL THIS SUMMER Poll Totalled 314 Votes; 174 for, ana 140 Against. Addition Will be 40 by 60 feet. Bonds for the new $20.000 addition to the Wesley school were voted on Tuesday .with the result of 174 for and 140 against, making a total of 314 votes, the largest poll ever cast at a school election in Wesley. The day climaxed the hottest contest of any nature ever held in Wesley. The new addition will be built this summer north of the public school building and will be two stories high of brick construction and will perhaps be 40x60 feet. It will have the assembly and gymnasium In it. The main part was built in 1895 but now more room is needed. At prese'h't ;there are 46 in_the grades and 72'Jri''the high school, nine being graduates'"tHls year. The larglest graduating class ever turned out was in 1924 when eighteen were turned out. The school is fully accredited and will continue to remain so. E. R. Swanson is superintendent and Emil Wester is president of the school board. Laird & Reimer Take in New Partner. An announcement has been made that W. G. McCulloiigh of Newton has purchased an interest in the Laird & Reimer undertaking establishment and was to be here today to complete the arrangements. Mr. McC lough is an experienced undertaker with, twenty years of experience. He is married and has two children. W. E. Laird, the senior member of the firm, has been in business in Algona since 1888, and has been in the undertaking business since 1894. He intends to sit back and take things somewhat easier from now on. Henry Reimer came here four years ago from Cleveland, Ohio, where he was connected with an undertaking establishment. He came originally from Estherville. It has not been announced just what name the firm will go under from now on. SCHOOL EXHIBIT HELD ON FRIDAY Many Mothers and Friends Attended and Saw Many Beautiful Things. Several Algonians Build New Homes. G. P. Towne is building a fine new modified English brick home on the lot at which North Dodge street terminates. The house is to have seve rooms. H. R. Cowan & Son have th contract. Several other new homes are hi th process of construction; among them, one which Mrs* Susie Engler Is build ing on West State street. Johannse & Son are building on South Jone street on lots back of the W. B. Quar ton home. Bartholomew Brothers ar putting up a duplex for P. J. Kohlhaa^ In the triangular lots on Diagona street. It is understood that severa others are contemplating the erection of new homes this year. Senator Dickinson Not Yet "Stumped.' Denison Bulletin: Just as Senator Dickinson' (Rep., Iowa), chairman of the republican national committee's "advisory council" was about to start ONE TABLE MADE UP OF 725 PIECES Manual Training:, Domestic Science Art Work and Physical Training Work Were on Display. PIONEER MERCHANT DIESAT WESLEY Hugh MciCutchin, 83, Died at His Home After Several Months Illness. WAS FIRST TOWN ASSESSOR IN WESLEY Mr. and Mrs. McCufchin Celebrated Their Fifty-Seventh Anniversary Last October. Funeral Sunday. Wesley lost an old time business man through the death of Hugh McCutchin at his home in that town last Thursday after an illness of several months. Mr. McCutchin was born December 28 1848, at Grand Rapids, Wisconsin, and died at Wesley, May 7, at the age of 83 years. He was married to Susan Algona Man Visits Cuba. to telLrtha^ farmers the "constructive thing^A/the. Hoover administration had done -fot". agriculture the farm board announced that It would quit trying to fix prices through buying up the new wheat crop and the price of that commodity dropped eleven cents a Wushel to the lowest; price since 1895. Whether Senator Dickinson will "take the stump" or "take to th e woods" is not yet knwn. Firestone Dealers Held Meeting on Monday. The county Firestone dealers held a bivnquet Monday night at the Algona Hotel, which was attended by about thirty-five men from surrounding towns, including Algona, Humboldt, Renwick, Livermore. Wesley, Whittemore, Ruthven, Mallard, Swea City, Bancroft and Buffalo Center. J. A. Ashley, manager of the Des Moines branch of the Firestone Company and Harry Empting, former Algona man, now of Des Moines, who is assistant manager, gave talks to the dealers following the dinner. Slides were shown comparing all lines of tires made by Firestone, and showing the improvements made by, the company in their tires as well as batteries and other products. The Firestone merchandise was compared with other merchandise, and there was a discussion of the profits made in selling Firestone products over others put out by mail order houses and other companies, which are distributing special cheap brand commodities. Approximately three hundred mothers and friends attended the Mothers Day exhibit at the Algona Jiigh schoo last Friday afternoon. All were very much impressed with the work both high school and grade children were accomplishing. Manual training work domestic science, art, and physica training work were exhibited and all the pupils participating showed to a very good advantage. During the afternoon the domestic science girls served refreshments to the visitors and then put on. a style show in big city ways. A runway had been constructed and those in the show paraded up and down it showing dresses and other wearing apparel that had been made in their classes. Manual Training. In the mannual training department there were some marvelous pieces of work. Mi-. Burmeister hac! a table on exhibit which he had made in his spare time. It is one of (he most beautiful pieces of work ever shown at the high school. The table is made up of 725 pieces of walnut and birds- HUGH M'CUTCHIN. Anderson October 1, 1875. They celebrated their fifty-seventh anniversary last October. To this union three children were born, William H. of Taft California; Mrs. Henry Kunz of Wesley and-France* Mae,, who died at the age"of two years..,. Mr. TVTcCutchih moved to'Wesley in 1880 and was one of the pioneer busl- less men of Wesley, having engaged in he hay and mercantile business for ;wenty-five years. Later he moved to St. Paul for 15 years, but on account of ailing health he returned to Wesley •o be near his daughter. He was the first assessor of the town of Wesley when it was incorporated. He was a member of the Methodist church for fifty-four years. He leaves his wife a son and daughter, one brother, William f Seattle, Washington, and two sis- eye maple glued together in various ters ' Eliza Yorker of Milford and Elzina - 1 --'—- of Helena, Montana, and two grandchildren, Ivyl Marie Kunz of Wesley and Clare Kunz of Minneapolis. , Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at one o'clock at the home and at one-thirty at the Methodist church with Rev. C. H. Moore in charge. Burial was in the Evergreen cemetery at Wesley. Dr. R. M. Wallace returned Tuesday morning from, the International Ki wanls convention to which he was a delegate from the local club. The convention was held at Miami, Florida and was attended by i some three thousand Ktwanlans and their wives Thsre were 1359 delegates representing approximately 900 clubs. The tilp to Florida was made on a special train for the Kiwanians. After the convention Dr. Wallace took a little side trip to Cuba, He tried to book passage on one of the nil-planes to make the trip, but would have had to wait about a week because of previous reservations. Many of the planes which have in the past been us ed Ior commercial purposes have bc-en Grounded as the result of the acc'deni In which Knute Rockne and scvral others were killed a short time ago. Investigation showed that the planes which are all of the same make as th" Rockne tragedy plane, are inclined to be weak in the wings, and there is some question as to whether they will be sent up again. If they are they will be used to carry freight. Dr Wallace found that the economic condition of Cuba was far from the best. Sugar and tobacco are the main products, and with prices down ;he natives have quite a struggle to live as they have little money to buy imported food with. There is a feel-i ing of unrest among th e natives whic is evidenced by the guards which ai placed around the upper schools an other public buildings including th new capital Wuilding, which cost sev eral million dollars. If it were no for the guards the students in the up per grades would tear the building down. Cuba, it seems, has more c less outbuilt itself with the new cap, tal imd the new paved road which run the length of the island. Or e of the extravagant features o the capital building is a large diamon inlaid in the center of the floor. Dr Wallace had to obtain a special per mit to gain entrance and inspect th building. The paved road was opened up in miles long, which, is the 1 February, it is approximately 80i miles long, which is the length 'of the island, and was built at a trcmen dous cost, which at present is keer-lj felt by the people of Cuba. However t - * 4--W — *• VMV14I ^J.V/ W U V tl makes a vast improvement in the transportation v country Artist Returns to See His Handiwork. designs. Two cedar chests made by Bill Hil »n and Durwood Mittag were won ders, They have fancy designs on th outside and are as finished as if the md come from a factory. Tabburets 'ootstools, lamps and tables complete the exhibit. The manual trainin tudents also displayed their mechan cal drawing books. Domesmc science dasstes displaye ome very fancy dresses and pajama yhich showed some hard work anc killed hands. The biology and zoology classes lass cases of different kinds of bug. nd insects on display. Old Castles. Grade children had an exhibit of astles, old time boats and so forth arved out of soap, showing there are ome budding sculptors in Algona todison Humphrey constructed a church out of small sticks modelliiv it from the old Puritan churches. He is in the seventh grade. There was scholastic work on exhibit with drawings which showed much craftsmanship. Ruth Maueg, Audrey Moulds and Ella Mae Johnson had a few tinted tinfoil drawings which are as beautiful as can be found anywhere. The teachers and students are to be congratulated on the quality of the exhibit and it showed that the local schools do not have to look up to any school in the state. Algona K. of C.'s to go to Emmetsburg, A large number of candidates for the Knights of Columbus will go to Emmetsburg next Sunday to be initiated. Algona, Estherville, Fonda and Em- inetsburg will put on n joint initiation there. After the initiation there will be a banquet for the candidates and other knights and their friends. Algona knights nre requested to meet at the local club room at 9:15 next Sunday morning in order to get to Emmetsburg on time. Wesley Bank Assets to be Sold May 19. Wesley, May 12. Special; W. C. Pyle, receiver of the First National Bank, has made an announcement that the remaining assets of the bank will be soJ4 at the court house in Algona on 19, at two o'clock p. m. This has already paid out dividends amJQuntlng to 85 per cent, and It is expeqted that another ten per cent will be (Jteirlbuted at the close of the three year period, Fort Dodge Firm Wins $49,000 Contract. One of the largest gravel contract let recently in this vicinity was aw arded this morning to Paul & Don nelly of Fort Dodge. The total amoun is approximately $49,000, for 34,700 cu bic yards. There was a good sizec crowd here for the letting-, but only sb bids were made. It is understood tha some of the contractors combined anc there will be more or less sub-lettir.r; The crushing price was from 10 cent-, to 18 cents per cubic yard on a OIK mile haul with from three and one- half to four cents on each additional half mile. The stripping was let foi five cents per cubic yard. The letting includes several different projects, Pete Lacy Has Badly Burned Hand. Pete Lacy, the insurance man, hns a badly burned hand, received while removing a pan containing parafine from the stove after it had caught fire. Pete is u newlywed and if he had sought the advice of some of his move it. Lone Rock Fights Held Last Week. The flght card last week Tuesday night drew a small crowd, but those who attended saw some fast bouts and all were satisfied that they received their money's worth. Paul Hammill of Algona dirt a fine job of refereeiiv and Ray McCorkle of Algona substituted for Joe Humphrey Bloom as thf demon announcer. The main bout was a six rounder be- ween Kid White, 155, of Buffalo Cener, and Johnny Haines, 153, of Clear >ake. White won a decision. Youn- 'aine, 138, of Hurt knocked out Sail- r Manning, 138, of Mason City in the hircl round. Fin Gest, 150, of Bnn- roft, fought Red Gest, 150, of Ban- roft, but the bout was stopped by the efere in the third round because the gnters were stalling. Pettit, 156, of one Rock won from Peterson, 156 of -ingsted in four rounds. Kid Coffin 21 of Hurt won from Puggy p e ttit, 130 f Lone Rock in four rounds. Young ill, 160, of Bancroft, knocked out lick O'Donniell, 152, Loiie Rock in ne third round. W A. Barry, of the Hub Recreation arlors, had a pleasant surprise last aturday when a man came in asking bout a picture of the old mill that was ranging on the wall of the hall The stranger went back and looked at it and then stated that he was the painter of the picture which is familiar to all the patrons of the Hub. Mr. Barry became curious and inquired about The stranger then told him the following story. About fifteen years ago he blew into Algona'broke and with a desire to get to Minneapolis to see his girl. He went into the old billiard parlor which was then located across the street from its present location and was run by the late Charles Barry. He asked Mr. Barry if he had anything he wanted painted and stated he was an artist of sorts. Mi- Barry found an old snapshot of the mill which is a familiar playground to most of the old timers in Algona The stranger took the snapshot and made a beautiful painting from it Mr Barry bought the picture for fifteen SENATOR DICKINSON ARRIVED HOME Drove Car Through from Washington, D. C., via Kentucky Route. WILL SPEND SUMMER AT ALGONA HOME. Plans (o nest. Will Have Office nt Des Molncs. Senator and Mrs. Dickinson in Good Health. Senator and Mrs. L. J. Dickinson arrived home Monday, driving through from Washington, D. C., in their cor. They took the trip home leisurely, com- ng via the southern route through Kentucky. They arrived in Den Moln- cs Friday and spent Saturday and Sunday with relatives. Senator Dickinson expects to spend the summer at home, but will have an office in Des Moines, which he will vis- t as often as necessary. He plans to est and relax from his labors during he recent session of congress. He has had many calls to make addresses, but says it is impossible to accept them nt this time. During the summer, he ex. pects to devote some of his time in defense of the tariff laws and tho agricultural problems. He plans to take up his work for agricultural relief when he assumes his seat in the senate. Senator and Mrs. Dickinson are in good health and their many Algona friends welcome them home. City May Buy a New Power Engine The city council met lately to discus the question of getting the power plan a much needed 1000 horsepower Dlest engine. This will take the place o one of the smaller engines which i now in use. The plant, has four en glues and they are running continual ly in order 1o supply the city with pow er as the demand has increased to r great extent. This new engine whlcl will cost In the neighborhood of $38, 000 will supply this demand. It Is necessary to have more power because Jicrc must be some power in rcscrvi which is not the case at the prcsen line with all engines running nt to> capacity. There will be a meeting o he council on May 25 for a final clecl slon on the matter. Court of Honor Held Friday Night. A court of honor was held Friday evening by the boy scouts of Algona at the Legion Hall. Bob Heath, of Fort Dodge, scout executive for this area, was here and assisted in the ceremonies. Awards, m|3rit badges, and promotions were g5ven to the boys Troop 31 put on a candle ceremony ai the hall. TWO GUN HENDERSON NOWINMINNESOTA Wanted in That State for Another Robbery of a Bank. HENDEESON WAS A LIVERMORE MAN. Possn With Machine Guns and Blood Hounds Lose Track of Him After Heavy Rain. Large Crowd Saw Fights at Titonka. A large crowd attended the flght card t Titonka a week ago Monday night nd saw a flght lot of fights. Paul Hammill Algona was the referee. Juegen Tubbens, 152, of Kanawha, pas the winner of the six round flght Mh Kid White, 153, of Buffalo Cen er; Bear Cat Kohler, 145, of Kanawh jst to Bud Olson, 144, of Swea Clt hen his seconds threw in the towe fter he had suffered a broken nose Kid Coffin, 121, of Burt knocked ou Tuffy Frank, 130, of Titonka in th second round. Barslou, 160, of Swe City, fought a four round draw witl Bill Parr, 170. Louis Helm, 124 o Woden fought a three round draw with Art Carman, 125 of Wesley. Johnnj Gartner, 123, of Titonka K. O.'d Theo Munson, 125, of Britt in the first round of a three round go. Herb Munson 110 of Britt lost a decision to Billy Kennedy, 112 of Titonka in a three round go. Swede Larson, 112, of Titonka, and Arlso Larson, 116 of Titonka fought a three round draw. experienced friends, this would not have happened. Neither would he burn his hands in hot dish water, but the old saying, "live and learn," holds good with newlyweds. »ood Attendance at Casting School The first session of the school of casting for fishermen was held at the Algona Athletic Park Monday evening and was attended by fourteen men who were anxious to gain proficiency in the- art of fly and bait casting. The instructions are being given by the Algona chapter of the Dilg Conservation League. Gordon H. Ogg, president of the club, is at the head of the committee giving instructions in casting A number of ladies have shown interest in the sport and it is hoped that the boys as well as the ladies will be present at the next session of the dollars and the stranger went on his way rejoicing. He went to Minneapolis and from there went to Canada and joined the Canadian army for the duration of the war. When he came back he married the girl in Minneapolis and settled down. He is now braneh manager for the Chamberlain Weatherstrip Company and is living in Omaha. His name is W. A. Carey. He told Mr. Barry that h c had never forgotten his father's kindness in giving him the work and that one of these days ho would paint a picture of his father from a large pliotogi-aph which lianas in the Hub. Bode on Kiwanis Committee in Iowa. The 1931 convention of the Nebraska -Iowa district o/t the KiwHiii.-; club will be held in Fremont.' Nebraska. Ji, ' P Kiwanis clubs in agricultural districts! Music Recital Was Presented at Wesley, Wesley, May 12 Special: The music recital presented by Sister Mary Lyclin and her pupils Thursday night at the lodge hall was very well attended and proved very interesting and instructive. The recital was in the form of a play, "Grandmother's Dream." The characters in the play were Iledwig Richter, grandmother; Dorothy Kraus mother; June Adele Kunz, daughter Others taking part were Dorothy Youngwirth, June Bolenus, Margaret Carman. Dolores Hauptmann, Edna Mae Licktelg, Evelyn Erickson, Ma urine Hanson, Helen Kuhn, Betty Rinc Anna Sicmer, Paul Carman, Julius' Kunz, Jr., Evangelinc Cruise, Dolores Wmgert, Ruth Word, Marjoric Striley, Helen Franzen. There were piano solos, duets, a number by the rhythm orchestra and several vocal selections. The hall was prettily decorated for the occasion in yellow, lavender and white A UU-R- platform had been built which helped T nreat deal in putting across the very '"• program presented. Two Gun Henderson, a well known character in these parts is now being sought by Minnesota officers, charged with robbing a Minnesota bank. Henderson is also wanted by Iowa officers on the same charge, but since the bank hold up epidemic of last year when Weshy, St. cBnedictl LuVerne, and Hardy banks were held hp Henderson Hardy banks were held up Hendersot Livermore Gazette says: "BiJlte Henderson is still up to his old tricks—bank robbing—and seems to get away with it, even up In Minnesota, tyhere)they fcride.^'fetfwr' being such expert barifc robber ers. i>x-.. "Tho dispatches now.tell of a posse from Fergus Falls combing the country to get Billie and another fugitive, nlsa a bank robber. They nre supposed to have pulled a couple of Jobs up In that vicinity lately. The posse carried machine guns and were close onto Bilie's trail when a heavy rain fell caus- ng them to lose his tracks and spoiling the scent for the blood hounds. "The machine guns and the dogs would probably be as effective in BII- lie's case as that of any other criminal if they could only catch sight of hli to make us e of them, But Billie is elusive. "By the way, they fail to allude t him as a Livermore man lately. W don't see how they came to lose out 01 that. Usually if a bandit has ever been in this vicinity we get the credit for ever after of his being from here. Billie Car Tips Over South of Algona on Tuesday Morning. TWO BOYS RECEIVE FRACTURED SKULLS. Six Boys in Ford Ito.idstor on Way to Hnsrlmll Tournament at Amt-s. Loose Gfiivrl Causes Accident. A bod accident occurred Tuesday morning about ton o'clock on the old Link Singleton hill on U. S. Highway 1G9 south of the fair grounds when n Model T Ford roadster containing six: Lcdyard school boys turned over anil went into the ditch. The boys were going south down the hill and turned out to pass n grader when the car struck some loose gravel n the middle of the road nnrl went over, spilling the boys. According to witnesses the car wa.s going at a lairly slow speed nt the time, but the drivi-r could not control it when It hit the gravel. Seriously Injured. The occupants of tho car were Edjar La Cour, 16, tho driver of the car, William Barnes, 13, Hownrd Over, 14, Willis Dyer, 10, Arvld Brandt, and jconnrd Warner. La Cour suffered n Injured shoulder mid numerous ruiscs but William Barnes and Howard Dyer were the most seriously injured f the sextette. Both received frac- ured skulls and Dyer received a brok- n nose in addition. It wns thought or a time they might not pull through ut at this writing It is believed that ley will eventually recover, although oth are out of their heads. Willis 3yer, 16, received a twisted neck and 'ns bruised. All four of them had uts on the hend and blood was spnt- red all around. Two Unhurt. Arvid Brandt nnd Leonard Warner, le other occupants of the car were ninjurcd, and were able to go homo 10 same day. The others were all ken to the Kossuth hospital by Ev- retfc Lee, who came along with a county truck after the accident. The boys were on their way to attend the baseball tournament at Iowa State College at Antes where their high . did run a restaurant here once in a time, but that was years ago, when his only irregularity: was occasional boot- egging." July Fourth Celebration to be Largest Ever. The eighth annual July Fourth uele- >ration, sponsored by the Ko.s.snih Bounty Fair Association, will bo held at he air grounds- this year and will in- ugurnte the new grandstand and other nprovcmcnts which h:ive been made nd are in the making, and it I;; the xpeotation of the association that •iif will hc; the largest eolr-bralion in s history. Tho attendance each y;ma.« been growing and has wninnKed a larger program and with the additional .seating capacity of tho pi-awl stand this year, a .special effort has been made to put forward entertainment that will please everyone Tin- fireworks program will be- tlie only one sponsored for this year as arrange- and started out for Ames. It was a big day for Ledyard and a large number of the high school enthusiasts and business people were at Ames attending the tournament. It was report- that the boys were supposed to go with one of the teachers but at the last minute the teacher went with someone else and let them hnvc the'car. Sitting in Back. The car was not badly injured as far as the outside of it wns concerned. Tha steering wheel was broken off and the top wns mashed, but it can be repaired. are urged to promote agriculture vocational guidance work. In Inwa d" velopment in this work by Kiwani clubs will b e aided by members of tin agricultural committee, H. J. Bode, Algona, Hal Done of Iow school which is held each light at Athletic Park. Monday Churches Observed Mothers' Day. Algona churches observed Mothers' Day last Sunday and special services with a large attendance is reported at all churches. Many wore carnations, ed for living mothers and white for he mothers who have passed away. 'he cafes did a good business when the amilies in respect to mother and in bservance of the day relieved her from he usual duties of preparing the meals. W. R. Stewart of Mar.shalltown. Mr. Bode is a master farmer and i: veil Qualified for the work. Hi- Ktat- 'd that the Kiwnnis club here wi-s- working- in conjunction with the farm bureau and had a project in whereby farm places in Kossuth _„„.,- ty would be beautified. There would be committees to take- over certain roads and assist in making attractive drives throughout the county. They are also endeavoring to get agriculture and towns closer together and to get in sympathy with each other coun- Banks Will Close Next Week Thursday. The banks of Algona and Kossuth county will close all day Thursday May 21. The bankers will attend the meeting of District Two at Spirit Lake. Juniors and Seniors Banquet at Seneca. Seneca. May 12. Special: Last Thursday evening the juniors entertained thr seniors at the annual junior-f.enioi banquet at the Kermore Hotel in Em- meisbin-g. The room and the table was very prettily decorated in white airl green, the junior colors. The centerpiece for the table was a largo bouquet of white roses with small bouquets on each side they were all joined with a strip of green tulle. Th e following was the program of -oasts: Curtain Raiser, Bernard Jensen; Stage Manager Helen Nielsen- Orchestra Director, R. L. Rossmair Chorus Girl, Mildred Goetsch; Acrobat, Margaret Crowley; Musicians, (Class Will), Lyle Schuler and Melvin Nielsen; Stage Hand, Miss BUM-WHS- Comedienne, Harriet Jensen; Class wng, junior class. The seniors and juniors then parted wishing they could enjoy another ban- uet together as they did this one. ments have been made for other form!, of entertainment for the fair. Tho new amphitheatre is now receiving its final coat of paint and with tin- new arrangement of the ground;;, every patron will have a clear view and may also sit in comfort, S9methlii}j that will be appreciated by the ninny whr> haw tolerated the discomfort.'; of the old stand for .so many years past. The association feels that tin- peoplf of Kossuth county will bo proud of the new amphitheatre and other improvements and will look forward to a continuation of their loyal support a 1 ; has been had in the past. Furtlir-i- aiinounci.-mcnls as to the program v.Hi bt made later in the pre;.*. Celebrate Golden Wedding on Sunday. Whittemore, May 12. Special: Mr. and Mrs. Julius Maahs celebrated their ?olden wedding Sunday at their beau- iiful home in the southwest part of town. Their children arranged the day is a surprise and about fifty sat down to a wonderful wedding dinner. The neighbors and old friends were invited for the evening and they were served vith refreshments. Mr. and Mrs. Maahs were born in a province in Germany, he on April 15, 8S9, and she on December 22, I860. Ior maiden name was Julia Matcher. The young couple was married -in Germany on May 10, fifty years ap,o. nd a year nnd a ha'!' later left tliaS ountry and came to America, sottl- ig in Plnttevillo, Wisconsin. They liv- d there ten years nnd then cmuo to .. Whittemore. They rented a farm for two yours then bought tho farm south of town which hns since Ije'en their home. Mr. nnd Mrs, Maahs now own two line modern improved farms south of town whch ther sons operate. They recently built a modern bungalow iii town and now arc enjoying tho coin- forts they have are very young hu.s not boon ri of late. ,, r;iey having Ihoir only daughter, Anna, who remains at homo ;ind is Inking excellent care of her parents. Then- ar'; six bojs in I ho funvily: William of justly earned. Both Mrs. Maahs ng very Rood liealin very fortunate in Titonka Schools Hold Annual Banquet Titonka, May 11.—The annual jun- ior-senioi- banquet was held Friday ening at thu high .school gymnasi Nashua, Minnesota; Fred, Campbell. Minnesota; and John, Edward. Herman and George all of Wliittenioro. The children with ei?.lite"ii grandc-hlldivn and one invat grandchild all were pre- .'•(•nt at the ce!i-l)i-;il:i)M Sunday. The Albert: Pot rat?: family of Loils f.'r<':Mc '.YCTe also giic.sb;. Mr. ;-nd Mi.-;. M'laiis recived .some beantiuil present;; all oj' (fold. Among- them was an doctrii: clock with a gold lace. Algonians Were at Iowa "U" Banquet. Tho C.'erro Gorclo Alumni associa- A rainbow effect wns carried out in :ho decorations. Harley Larson acted as toastmaster. The address of welcome was given by Howard Carlson, and the response by Evan Winter. Mr. Gregory spoke on Raindrops, Paul Tie- lan on Sunshine; Clara Kramer's ,opic was Pot of Gold and Superintendent Tidman's Bow of Promise. A piano >olo was given by Fay Roelfsenm and a vocal solo by Lucille Miller. The nothers of the juniors had charge of ~r«paring the meal. •ium. | tlon of the University of Iowa held their annual mectini? and banquet nt the Hanford Hotel at Mason City last night. About one hundred alumni attended and listened to talks by President Walter Jessup of tho University B. F. Swisher of Waterloo and Attorney James Fay of Emnit-tsburg The following Algonians attended the banquet: L. E. Linnan, Harold Falken- hainer, George Godfrey, John Haggard Dr. c. D. Schaap, Dr. H. M. Olson Mrs. Eugene Kenefick and Mrs. George Elbert.

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