Emmetsburg Democrat, August 6, 1924

Emmetsburg Democrat

August 06, 1924

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Emmetsburg Democrat, The (Newspaper) - August 6, 1924, Emmetsburg, Iowa VOLUME XL KMMETSBUEG, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST C, 1924. THEY FOUND VOSS AT ROCKFORD, IOWA Deputy Sheriff and C. A, Baird Had Lively Ex- perience. Deputy Sheriff Ray Hilton and C, A. Baird, landlord of the Waverly hotel, arrived home from Rockford, Iowa, last evening after a somewhat sensational experience with K-erl Voss, who lives at that place. It seems that in February Voss came to Emmetsburg and, driving into the country, .bought worth of hogs. "When it came to delivering them, he sold them to Will Laughlin of this city. Mr. Laughlin made an offer of S6CI for them, which was accepted. In writing out the checks, he made take in his calling in life. He con- siders him the equal of Billy Sunday and thinks he ought 'to 'be in the field as an evangelist. The meeting was held in the opera house. Mr. Luse has been very busy during the sprhi and summer mouths delivering Speeches on the corn subject. He tells us that eight out ever" n1 farmers he meets are in favor of Sen- ator LaFollette for president. .WANT GAMES OF KITTEN BALL Will Be Something Doing Every Night Attracts Much At- tention At a meeting of the captains of the Kitten .Ball teams held Monday it was decided to play one game an eve- ning from now on and the game to start at prompt. On Wednesday evening the Shamrocks will play the All Nations; on Thursday evening the lowans will play the Rangers; an error giving a check for ?72 to the Friday evening the Dare Devils fanner and, instead of paying Voss I will play the Cubs; on Monday eve- ?12.00, he wrote the check out for As soon 2.S Ycss noticed the 'blunder he made his disapearance leaving a bil! at the Waverly unpaid. He was also owing at a hotel at Mal- lard. In -March, Mr. Baird swore out a warrant for his arrest but it seems the. sheriff of Floyd .county hesitated about taking charge of the offender, who is said to 'be a rather trouble- some fellow. The marshal of the town also neglected to arrest him. When Deputy Sheriff Hilton and Mr. Baird went to Rockford a day or two ago, they were told that Voss was at home but that, if they were not care- ful, he might give them the slip. When he catered his room, he took Hilton for a live stock buyer and shook hands with him. Mr. Hilton notified .him that .he was under arrest and Mr. Baird put on the handcuffs. Voss stepped into a neighboring room say- ing that he wished to change his clothes. He slammed the door in Mr. Hilton's face and Mr. Baird rush- ning the Court House Rats will play ALGONA AOTO IS BABLYjMSHEii A Man and Two Women Are Hf illorl .WWHJ.JUWI CXV AX1VX" ington Crossing. Saturday afternoon a horrible auto tragedy occurred at the foot of the hill at Thorington street, Algona, which is in the outskirts of the city on the road guiug north to Burt. Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Ives of Irvington, Kos- suth county were killed and Mrs. Ed- ward Mawdsley was so badly injured that she died some time after she was taken to thi Algona hospital. Mr. Mawdsley jumped from the car and saved his life. The members of the party were on their way to the lakes to spend Sunday. The Thor- ington street hill is very steep as it approaches the Milwaukee railway track. The west-bound freight which Ou Way Home From Hospital. Dr. Michael Joynt of Marcus is vis- iting his mother, Mrs. M. Joynt, of this place. He is on his way home from Chicago where he spent some- time in a hospital. We are pleased to learn that he is much .better and hope he will continue to gain In strength, tie is one of the excellent young men who went out from our community and has made a success in his profession. NUJTBEK 83. Everly Man Killed. On July 25 Peter C. Frydenberg was killed in an automobile accident. His car collided with another auto j coming from the opposite direction. Mr. Frydenberg was -on his way to Spencer. He was accompanied 'by his wife but she escaped without in- jury. He was fifty-eight years old. LOWMAN ARRESTED AT JACKSON MINN. Many Jugs, Some Booze and Gun Found in His Pos- session. Ja Aug. .Roy E. S ''10 resitles near Graettin- ser> l n'as arrested ic this city ing routes. While reckless driving must be discouraged, technical viola- tions of the law are generally over- looked by officers. With a fairly good car aud no other auto in view, a party who has a long distance to travel will often put his foot on the gas. The Sheldon people will nwa to be careful about this matter, or they will lose considerable trafflcj from a distance. KEV. 0. K. A. TOLLEFSON evening about 8 o'clock in an Intoxicated condi- the Farmers. Last week's games reached Emmetsbursr about. 4-sn were just as exciting as any games of the season. Tuesday -evening the Fanners met defeat when the Tire Patchers won with a score of 17 to 19. "Wednesday evening the Rangers beat the Cubs by a score of 19 to 4 and the All Nations won over the Dare Devils by a score of 13 to 14. There were no games on Friday eve- ning on account of the rain. Monday evening the Outlaws and the Tire Patchers played, the Outlaws winning by a score of 21 to 15. Jack Higley went to Ruthven Mon- day evening and captained a team that beat the Ruthven boys with a score of 14 to 9. Ruthven is anxious to play our boys another game and play a. return game here on Thursday evening. On this night there will be a double header, the home teams playing first at 6 o'clock sharp and the Ruthven game will start at to the window outside. He dis- Standing of the teams: covered that Voss was about to make P W his escape but he finally decided not j Court House-Rats 3 3 to leave. He offered a check in pay- lowans __________ 3 2 ment of the amount asked and the i Outlaws __________ 3 2 costs which footed up the costs i being but the check was refused. JPinallv Voss_._Dersuaded...Jiis .mother- Farmers __________ 2 who-1s about of to give him a deposit slip which she had received from a bank in town. Mr. Baird went to the bank j Shamrocks ________ 3 and secured L 0 1 1 1000 750 WERE INJURED IN AN AlltOACClDENT Mr. and Mrs. Roilie Richard- son in Hospital. Had Hard Luck in Minneapolis. Word was received here last Sun- day by Ivan Pettit saying that Mr. and Mrs. Roilie Richardson and Mrs. Carl Mosher were all confined in a The car was crushed. The spokes hosPital ln 'Minneapolis for injuries coming down hill from the east when it struck the car. It was going at a rapid rate of speed as there is a big hill to cliimb on the west side of the Des Moines river. Mrs. Ives was e- headed and her body was 'badly muti- lated. It was carried under the train for a distance of 200 yards. The re- mains had to be gathered in'a basket. were broken from each wheel but the tires were not deflated. Mr. Ives was driving. Mr. and Mrs. Ives are survived by an only son, J. D. Ives, who Is a Chicago broker. Mrs. Mawdsley is mourned 'by her hus- band and one daughter. Dorothy, five years old, who was left at home. The affair is one of the saddest in .the history of the community. Splendid Bain Tuesday. Tuesday morning this locality was visited by a splendid rain. It com- menced about two o'clock and con- tinued until The ground was thoroughly soaked. Corn and tures are greatly benefited pas- The 7501 weather continues warm. Though received in an auto accident. Very few particulars have been received. It seems Carl Mosher was driving in Minneaplis and either struck a car or one struck him. Mrs. Mosher was thrown to the pavement and received injuries to her back that will confine her dn the hospital for three months and during this time she will be kept in a plaster cast. Mr. Richardson and his wife received bruises and cuts which will confine them to the last F when tion. 1 i.r Was searched before completi r e arrest. Thirty some em were found in the car, nd .others containing some liquor. He was selling Ford accessories but "Henry" didn't need Lowman's brand of accessories to climb the hill. Lowman was brought before Justice Dann on Saturday morning and was bound over on three selling moonshine, in which he gave cash bonds to the amount of ?SCu uu the first charge. The second charge was carrying concealed weapons. He had on him one automatic revolver and one one- barrel pistol. He gave a cash bond of the third charge was hav- ing in his possession one prairie chicken in the open season. Lowman is now out on bail waiting his hearing on Tuesday, August 5th. The mayor of Estherville says that Lowman is claimed to be one of the biggest bootleggers in the state of Iowa. A party by the name of George Graham who was in company with for being intoxicated. Installed as Pastor of New Church at Mason City On Duty at Ft. DCS Moines. During the present month civilian young men from seventeen to twenty-four years of age will be hospital for a few days and probably in militalT training at Ft. Des Moines. a week. The only one in the car not! They win be given trips to Rivorview injured was Mr. Mosher and he sus- tained praotically no Park and to the Iowa State Fair. In the amusement line, there will be thervilie Enterprise. Mr. Richardson mentioned dancing parties, a couple of field above i meuts- swimming contests and base- is a brother of Wid Richardson and i bal! Dames. .Fifty officers are in- corn is not so far advanced as it has Mrs" John of this city. Mrs. the young men. The camp the amount while Mr.; Hilton remained in charge of the Clarence prisoner. The entire affair was ad- i household goods 'justed and Messrs Hilton and Baird dav where he will make his home, returned to this city. Mr, and Mrs. Charles Thoman and guests of Mr. and Mrs. F. G. Gilchrist of this city. enjoyed an auto trip to West Bend during, the day, Mr. Thoman is a brother of -Mrs. Gilchrist. We are pleased to learn that he has done exceptionally well since locating at Cterofeee. He spent his boyhood in Emmetsburg and has still a warm regard for our citizens. Mr. and Mrs. Thoman will visit Mr. and Mrs. 2 500 11 for several years, the pr outlook is not particularly disco "1 U A66 12 3S3 1 2 333 0 3 HalnfaU for July. The weather reporter at Rock ids says that the rainfall in county for the month of July wa inches. The days were fairly but the nights were cool. shipped his s to Knoxville Tues-'ill make his WAVE AT STORM U jr. Lyon Kclu iit iiie K. v. Haii in jsmmets- burg Sunday Afternoon, SeLjind Kept Busy In His Home Town conBnS3 for some time. Richardson was un- conscious for a while after the acci- dent but she is able to be about again. Mrs. Mosher was so seriously injured that she will probably have to remain in the Minneapolis hospital for two or three months. Emmets- burg friends of Mr. and Mrs. Richard- son are very sorry to learn of the sad affair and hope for their speedy iriKnas 01 tnose Tvno are in the sero'ce will visit the camp. Koch Island Cars Ditched. The Rock Island company had 15 freight cars ditched near Fruitland, a few miles south of Muscatine, early Monday morning. The cars carried wheat and oil tanks. Sunday was a great day for the Lu- theran people of Midland Heights. The realization of plans iaid years ago 'became a reality by the securing of a pastor for the congregation there, the Rev. 0. R. A. Tollefson of Em- metsburg. After a selection .by a junior or- chestra, the congregation joined in singing a hymn. The installation service proper then took place. This was conducted by the Rev. H Cl Holm of Eagle Grove, president of the Iowa district. Rev. Holm then AT GALT SOUTH JffClARION Vigilant Officers Watch Blowers for Over an Hour. la., Aug. men early this morning blew the safe of. the Bank of Gait at Gait, located on. j the Rock Island seven miles south- east of Clarion, and escaped with its contents, according to word received here by Sheriff Henry Lang of Wright county. Before perpetrating the rob- bary the bandits cut all of the tele- phone and telegraph wires into Gait. The robbery became known about o o'clock this morning when a mes- senger brought the news tu Sheriff Lang, who immediately set out for Gait with a posse. According to the messenger, four men drove up to the bank, forced an entrance by window and then blew open the safe. The explo- delivered a short address to the pas- j sion Was so terrific, it was reported, tor and likewise an address to tha al! the windows of the bank congregation of their duties in the broken and other damage was work of the upbuilding of the king- i done to the building. (Tom of God. Trinity choir assisted in the The messenger was unable to teH pro- j wilat amount of money had been tafc- gram-by the rendition of an appro- i en' if any ''Ut he declared that fol- priate song, after which the pastor, 'lowing (he explosion the four men the Rev. Mr. Tollefson, delivered the i j'umPed into their automobile and installation sermon. la rove northward out of the city. The pastor then sang a nolo, after i II was impossible to reach Gait 'by whidh two children were baptized. telephone this morning as all wires The Rev. 0. L. N. Wigdahl of Trinity j were sti11 disconnected. Mrs. Lang. rc, who IIUK ULBII cuiiiiuuiug ills wiffi nf Sheriff, said her husband iiad surrounding counties and that roads leading out of the county were being guarded. Headed Toward DCS Moines. Des Moines, Aug. coun- ty authorities this morning requested Des Moines police to be on the look- out for four men who were reported cliu work begun by the Rev. Mr. Cordate. gave a good talk and reminded the congregation of its duty towards its pastor. The Rev. J. W. Jenson, represent- ing the mission board gave a short address with well chosen thoughts. David Olson of Trinity and J. I. Wik were called upon to say a few words, i to have a bank at Galt last after which the services closed with The bandits, who drove to- j ward Des Moines, were believed to- offer be attempting to reach this city, ing was taken to help pay for the i No details of the robbery were renting of the parsonage for the new available, all telephone wires into pastor. The audience was then in-': Galt having been cut by the robbers, vited to partake of ice cream and 1the Police were informed. take and" after a short visit with one another, all departed seeminglf'satis--j Hainan fied with the day. the Midland have bagged at least one of Heights people are grateful to all j the 3ix bandits who blew up the banfc who have helped .in the work at Mid- j at Galt at midnight and escaped with land Heights. do they in cash and a lot of liberty feel thankful to Trinity congregation j bonds and securities, and the Rev. Mr. Cordale as well as'. But he yielded to the pleas of his sinsinET of the "Doxology. Before closing, however, an Sunday a meeting was held in the K. C. hall In this city to organize a district conference for the purpose .rities convention to be held at Des Moines September 7 to 12. Mr. sent to this city by the Eosenau of Lakota before returning i general committee at Des Moines to home. Mrs. Rosenau was employed in the Reporter office in this city for a number of years. explain the purpose the organiza- tion. The district surrounding Em- metsburg takes in Kossuth, Emmet, Palo Alto, Clay and Dickens counties. Is With Missouri Highway Com- missioner. Mrs. M. M. Rogers informs us that Mr. and Mrs. G. G. Young are at present living at Bethany, Missouri. They are soon to change from, that place to Maryville. Mr. Young is pro- ject engineer for the 'Missouri High- way commission. A line at Bethany is nearing completion. Bethany is perhaps 125 miles south of Des Moines. Mrs. Young is Mr. and Mrs. Rogers' daughter. A press report from Storm "Lake, dated Friday, says that Buena Vista county's crime wave is still on. The week's fireworks began "when Sheriff Ken- tucky that three automobile thieves were in this locality. The sheriff started to "sleuth" and within a short time had apprehended a man who gave his name as Tom Thomp- son. Tom was traced through a wo- man whose name is being kept se- cret by the authorities. He was Thirtr-five Took in Excnrslon Thirty-five people from this ait" TO BEGDf HAULIKCr SOON Bauck Brereton Will Keep Thirty People Busy Xigrht and Day. took in the Rock Island excursion to! T'. H. Bauek reports that he ami Spirit Lake and the Okobojis last j Mr. Brereton have their gravel pit on the Rev. Mr. Wigdahl. TAXES Ef 1SS3 AND 1924. J. J. Martin, County Treasurer, Makes Some Interesting' Comparisons. Sunday. There.were 13 cars on the train. It left Emmetsburg between in the evening. Those who took the trip feel well pleased. the Wallace place about three miles north of Emmetsburg completely 9 and 10 a. in. and .went south early stripped. They hope to begin haul- ing on their Emmetsburg-Jack Creek contract the last of the week or the i early part, of the coming week. They will have twenty-four hour drivers. They will employ over thirty people. Sheriff Leo Shea Had a Lively Chase They will have two shifts. Work will SECURES CAR, THIEF ESCAPES Monsignor Farrelly Officiates. Friday, August 15, the new Catho- lic school building at Ayrshire will be dedicated. Father Smith expected Bisliujj Keelau "out he can not come. Monsignor Farrelly will officiate at the services. Several priests from this vicinity will be in attendance. The dedication will be followed by a grand picnic dinner at Silver Lake. general invitation is extended t.o the public to attend. members are: Charles Duhigg, T. R. Martin, Mrs. Joe Kibble, Miss Tessie Estherville and 'Mallard. This Mrs. Fitzgerald of trio committee will ar- ouis cac named in each of ithe various towns in the counties named and get them inter- ested in having .appointments of rep- resentatives to attend the Des Moines conference. There are no credentials required and it is left to the people to choose some one who is willing and ready to go. Those who will serve will be obliged to pay their own exnensea while fn HPR night the sheriff picked up another one of the suspected trio at Newell. He gave his name as Harold Gerald. He was jail. Th is still at large. .Ray Collins, a "dope" fiend, broke j into the offices of Dr. E. F. Smith in I quest of drugs. The doctor heard the burglary and called Night Officer Elmer Giddle. Within half an hour Giddle had tracked Collins to the Il- linois Central depot where he was waiting for a freight train. He was searched and was found to have the key to the doctor's office in his pos- sesion. He was tried before Judge Earlv This Morning This morning, at an early hour, j continue night and day so that the graveling will be completed at as early a date as possible. They will Sheriff Leo Shea had an interesting i use a drag line' wnich .wi" hoist the chase after a Pocahontas county car j gravel to a conveyor from which it Count" Treasurer J J hands us something rather interest- ing in a tax receipt made out March 20, 1884, for the taxes of 1883; on the W% of the SEyi, the SEyi oi the SE the N% of the SW% and the of the of section 27-96-31, Fair- field township. This receipt was made out to Frank Koepke and was j wife 'Who did not want him to shoot any person, even a robber. The yegg was stationed in front of Hanson's grocery store. Hansen and his wife live in apartments at the rear of the store. He is a member of the vigilance committee of the coun- I ty anfl town hss- a sawed-off shot gun. His impulse was to take a shot at the robber but his wife insisted that he not do it While a score of people stood around and watched the proceedings, the yeggs blew up the vault of the bank and stripped it of everything of signed by Robert Shea, county treas-! ralue escePt a little small change urer. It was, I believe, made out j !nsignificant for the robbers to waste time on. It took them an hour and a half to blow the vault, for it In comparison with the taxes of took tllree charSes to do the business. the present year Mr. Martin finds the j robbers, went about it leisurely, following facts with about three years after the present Court House was built. thief five or six miles southeast of' win be fe'evated into a bin containing, Fairfield township: reference to for there was no interference and none threatened. After the .three this city. He succeeded in getting the auto but the offender jumped out and ran. He made his escape. The Ford is a new coupe. It seems that last night the actions of the thief aroused the suspicions of a farmer near Rolfe and he was watched for some time tout later he took the car. five or six yards. As the bin is some distance above the ground, cars can be driven beneath it. and. by the use of a lever, the filling can be done in a few seconds. Another gravel bin will -be stripped near Jack Crgek. When the work on the northern con- tract is finished the Ruthven-Em- The sheriff phoned Mr.! will be graveled. The Shea, who soon became busy. offender is a young man. We have not learned his name or the name of the owner of the stolen Dronert.v. total contract is for thirty-one miles. Some of the work will be from Mal- lard south to the Pocahontas county "ne more of it on tbp secondary Levies, 1SS3 (.Mills) ___ 2.50 State County _______ 5.00 Road __________ 5.00 Co. School ____ 1.00 Bonds and Bond Interest _____ 5.00 School '________ 10.00 For 1924 (Mills) 10.19 6.00 4.SO 1.00 4.20 30.60 dynamite charges had been set off and the vault and the brick building almost wrecked, the five men emerg- ed with sacks full of money, bonds and securities and made off north. No one observed the make of car or the number. Cashier Joe P. Den- ger said that he could not estimate the amount the robbers got away Is He Head of Oancr of Thieves? Kraft, who was sent to the pen from Storm Lake a short time ago for stealing an auto, was, it is thought the leader of a gang of car thieves. Tho matter ia being investigated. Several arrests are likely to follow. Bishop Heelan has 'been selected to celebrate the opening mass to be held on Sunday, September 7. The people thait icflty are especially anxious to have good representations i ueL-and after a written confession had been rendered to County Attor- ney Mack, and was sentenced to five years of hard labor at Fort Madison. j Other violators of the peace were from the Iowa towns. It was antici- pated that more would be present at the meeting Sunday but tbs day was very warm. While the attendance was not large, there was a good meet- ing. .Mr. Connolly wen! over the his- tory of the conference and spoke on Use cvnvcuUon be held in Septem- ber. The (owns represented at Sun- Joe Jackebutz, of Marathon, who was fined ?100 and costs by Justice Chas. F. Aiken for driving an automobile while intoxicated and three or four bootleggers were arrested. Three young men were reported to have assaulted a 14 year old girl at Linn Grove and written confessions were obtained but iiu arrests hare as ret been made. road running east through the north- Band Concert Program ern part of Independence township. The following program wil' oe ren- dered tomorrow evening by the local I Moincs-Cnrroll Bus line. The total tax valuation of this land with' but ihe? the bank, for the year 1SS3 was For The bank burned about a the year 1923 it is year ago and a handsome brick This table does not show all the structure had been erected to take levies that we have at the present ,the. time as we now have levies for sol- I diers' bonus, county bridge, county been completed only within having- a few- Legion band: Ttle Milwaukee and Northwestern Woodys _____________________ March I comPanJes are protesting to the Iowa Somebody's Wrong ________ Popular Railway Commissiners against the Monte Carlo ________________ March runninS of a bus line from Des Sitting, in the Corner ______ Popular to Carroll. It .is claimed that That Old Gang of Mine _____ Quartette j lt is uot necessary and that it cuts months. The explosions were said1 poor, insane, soldiers' relief, drain- j by the casnier to have practically age, road building, animal health wrecked the building a? well as the (which was recently added, and is in- vault The robbers cut all the wires tended to fight tuberculosis in cattle. into town before besan work. Galt has 200 population and two (By request) True Love __________________ Polka ady Popular j (lown the Panies- etc.) and several other levies. In figuring the total levies for the two years, we find that the total lev-1 receipts of the two com-1 ies for 1S83 were 3S mills, while for j banks. American Patrol __________ Overture Horors Actirr. Stalk borers aro doing consider- able damage to corn, oats, barley and potatoes in Sac Very little can he done to protect grain and vegetables. Estlierville. aim -Mallard. Ruihven, Bmmetsburc; Forest City Boy Monday Maurice Gumlersou, aped 14, of Forest City, was drowned in Clear lie was in swimming. A pulmoior was used in nu effort lo restore him to consciousness but all efforts were fruitless. Lnsp Should Be An IlrancrrlW. D. N. Luse spoke to a large mxii- Piu-e nt Whittemore last Wednesday evening on the benefits to be derived Mrs. Lloyd So.lui.llor of Chrisholm. from the C.irn Growers' Assocint.ion.Minn., arrived in this city the first At the oloso, one, of the farmers prev nf the