Emmetsburg Democrat, October 13, 1939

Emmetsburg Democrat

October 13, 1939

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Emmetsburg Democrat, The (Newspaper) - October 13, 1939, Emmetsburg, Iowa 5oW On Merits As A Newspaper EMMETSBURG, IOWA, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1939 FIFTY-FIFTH YEAR HuskingMeet Next Tuesday Will Be Held R. Bohn Farm rNear Mallard A Large Number of Young- Palo Alto County Farmers to Enter Contest Ex- pect Large Attend- ance. -Tuesday, October 17, is announc- ed as the day for the Palo Alto county corn husking contest to be conducted on the Roy Bohn farm at "the south edge of Mallard. Fol- lowing is a list of those who have already signified their intention of entering the contest to determine the county championship: Elmer Ducomman, Curlew; Max Hopkins, Curlew; Anthony Gehrt, Mallard; Joe Girres, Elbert Powers, Osgood; Nick Thomp son Laurens, Leo Christensen, West Bend; George Davis, Curlew; Clint York, Curlew; Clarence Benkema, Cylinder; Arnold Metzger, West Bend; Vincent Saltz, Rodman; Roy Bohn, Mallard; Frederick Stein- bron, Mallard; Rueben Berkeland, Cylinder; Carl Berkeland, Rongsted; Edmund Jensen, Ted TIndeand, Cylinder; G. w" Gilbert, Mallard; Elmer Johnson, and Cornie Jurgens, West Bend. Kermore Hotel Cook Returns to Position Miss Nettie Robinson, manager of the Hotel Kermore kitchen, will re- turn this week end from a three weeks' vacation spent visiting rel- atives and friends at Mason City, Minneapolis, Cedar Rapids and Creston. Miss Robinson has been an employe in the Kermore hotel duing the past five years and is widely known for her excellence in planning tasty menus for the Ker- more's dinners, parties and ban- quets. The manager, Carl Gauck, more than welcomes Miss Robinson after her well Her Sister Passed Away in Illinois Mrs. Charles Brewer, who lives near Cylinder, received word Mon- day, October 2, that her sister, Mrs. Hans Heuers, passed away at BeMdere, m. Mrs. Heuers was a former resident of Emmetsburg. Mrs. Brewer was unable to attend the funeral. Her many friends in this vicinity extend sympathy to her in her bereavement. upon her return earned vacation. Mrs. Jack Scott Died Last Week At Home of Her Daughter in This City. Was Millin- er for Nearly 45 Years. Mrs. John Scott, 74, daughter of a pioneer Scottish family, passed away at the home of her daughter Leslie Brewer Took Large Lighting Order Former Banker in this city of last week. Dies in Illinois Remains of Charles Frye Brought to Emmetsburg for Interment. Former Rodman and Emmetsburg Banker. Charles J. Frye, a former resi- dent of Rodman and later of Em- metsburg, passed away Saturday at Western Springs, Hi. Funeral ser- vices were held at the Congrega- tional church at Western Springs Monday. The remains were then sent to Emmetsburg where Tuesday afternoon short funeral services were conducted in the Foy Funeral Home, Rev. George Ingle, Congre- gational pastor, officiating. Inter- cemetery ment was in Evergreen south of this city. Mr. Frye had been in poor health for several months. He was ser- iously, ill for only a week, his death resulting from a heart attack. His daughter, Mrs. Mildred Myerly, was called .to Western Springs by his death. She accompanied the re- mains back to Emmetsburg. Charles Johnston Frye was born at Fepria, HL, on January 16, 1870. He was a son of the late Smith and Rebecca. Frye. He sppnt his youth on the home place near Pe- orla. .In he journeyed to iwrthwest Iowa, locating; on a farm- near 'RpdmahVT: On; February v 14, 1894, Frye was united In mar- riage to lliss Fenn, Mr. and Mrs. Frye. remained' on the farm until 1896, when they moved to Rodman. 'He operated a general store; :i In 1900 MryFrye accepted a; position'in the Hodman bank, remaining1 In: that capacity; until 1914 wheEuhe moved to In this city Mrs. Wm. Dunigan, Thursday afternoon She had been in poor health for "the past ten years. Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at o'clock in the Episcopal church with the pastor, Rev. A. L. Schrock of Spencer, officiating. Interment was in Evergreen cemetery south of this city. The Foy Funeral Home of Emmetsburg was in charge of arrangements. Fall bearers were Harry Pfiffher, Wm. T and WinT'Er'G. Saun- ders. Margaret Agnes Grier, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. David Grier, was born November 2, 1864 at Cresco. The Grier family came to Palo Alto county in 1876. Mr. Grier, with the late Martin Coonan" operated one of the first drug stores in Emmetsburg. About fifty-two years ago she was united in mar- riage to John Scott in this city. The Scott family lived in Emmetsburg ever since their marriage. Mrs. Scott was the owner and manager of a well known millinery in Emmetsburg for about forty-five years. She retired from active business about five years ago. Since A card received by the Charles Brewer family of near Cylinder from their son, Leslie Brewer, stated that he was in New York attending the fan- and looking after business mat- ters. He also made a business trip to Baltimore. While in that city he received an order for lights for one hundred street cars. He re- ports that this has been one of the best business years for his com- pany. Still Plenty Time to Enter Sub. Contest in Cash Prizes and Commissions Awaiting Those Who Take Part in Democrat-Reporter Subscription paign. Cam- To Use City Water For Locomotives The Rock Island railroad pany is installing a water crane east of the Iowa Public Service com- pany plant in this city. After its erection the company will use city water for their locomotives. The Emmetsburg Democrat and Thursday Reporter Subscription Campaign which opened last Sat- urday morning is getting off to a fine start. The campaign scheduled to last eight weeks offers indiv- iduals residing in Emmetsburg and surrounding territory a fine oppor- tunity to earn extra money during the-nert several weeks. It is es- timated that in prizes and commissions will be paid active workers during the campaign. Every enroled candidate who does not win com- I one of the fine prizes will receive Sunday at both Masses in the As- sumption church Very Rev. W." F. Mason announced that there will be held Thirteen Hours Devotions on Sunday, October 15. In the morning there will be three Masses and o'clock. The o'clock Mass will fae a High Mass, with music by the St. Mary's high school choir. The devotions will be closed in the evening at o'clock, with benediction. Rev Louis Lynch of Cherokee will preach at the evening service. Johnny Goodson Drew With Ferrar A news report from the Van Meter Community club carries the an- nouncement that during the recent Bob Feller homecomin: celebration, Godden Elected LegioniHead a liberal commission on the sub- scriptions secured. There are no losers, every worker is .paid in dir- ect proportion to the amount of effort they put into the work. There is stm ample opportunity, for energetic men and women to enter the campaign and win a fine prize. -All that is necessary to en- ter the campaign is to fill in and mail or bring the enrollment card Johnny Goodson of Ruthven fought a six-round draw with Pret Fer- rar, Des Moines negro. It was the main event of the evening. Attend Ducam At FortJDodge Important Meeting of Cath- olic Youth. Addressed By Bishop Heelan. Large At- tendance. her daughter, Mrs. Wm. Dunigan. linois. She is also survived by a husband, John Scott, a daughter, Mrs. Wm. Dunigan, of this city, a son, David Scott of Galesburg, linois. She is also survied by- brother, M. C. Grier of this city, our district court reporter, and by seve grandchildren. Four grandchildren are daughters of David Scott a Galesburg. The other three ar Jimmie Dunigan of this city, Mrs Maurice Brennan, Emmetsburg, anc Mrs. John Hall, Manning. Four great-grandchildren also survive. be was business engaged; iri the banking with W. E. G. Sounders, both men operating the Commercial Bant Iri Mr. and Mrs. Frye moved to Western Springs, MIL-, where Mr. engaged In the, :real estate "He was" wrtrveas'a real- tor almost until the time of death. The. deceased is survted by lire; Prye, two daughters, -Mrs. Mil- dred Myerly of. Rodman and Marguerite Rapid v City, B. two sons, Orvifle Frye, ;Tork City and Leslie Frye, Springs, There are grandsons.. All of .the sons [daughters and a a trniTerstty of Iowa at preBeni at the Reports Very Successful Sale The committee that had chargi of the Forget-Me-Nob sale In Em metsburg Saturday reports tota receipts of. 70 per cent will 'Of this amoun be sent to the ifr. r- Prye was among the most Vof Palo Alto rwkJecxss here. buri- and Iowa headquarters of the DJLV., while 30 .per cent win be retainec in the high school fund. The mon- ey kept in Emmetsburg will be. ex- pended for glasses for grade stu- dents who cannot afford to pur- chase them.'' In the matter of sates the sev- enth grade; pupils were high with a total 6fV The eighth grade was' second with- the -fifth grade third, and the with Gordon 'itardyce 'and Ptedr erickson were the top boy .sales- men while Bonnie Varcbe and Pat- ricia Lalng were the two high girls. business houses donated prizes. to the 'campaign workers. V. I. arid Mrs. A. A. Theile and J. A. Green- lee, who charge of: the drive, wish to express their thanks not only to the many bmjneag neb, but also merchants who do- nated the prtxes and thepublic that patronized the drive ao Corn; ;Hp. 2, -white Corn, Xo. 2, yellow Oats, No. 2, white Soybeans, Ko. 2, Barley, Wo. i 26e Succeeds Gene Other Officers Named. Tuesday evening, at the annual meeting and election of officers of Leonard-R'ea-O'Biien post of the American Legion of this city, Earl Godden was named commander to succeed Gene Carney. Other offi- cers elected were as follows: Chas. Knouse, vice-commander; Melvin Band, adjutant; Joe Hand, chap- lain; Wm. Salisbury, sergeanfc-at- anns; Jack Higley, historian. The executive committee consists of P. J. Bough, Leo Shea and Roy Ryan. During the past year the local chapter had a membership of 59. This year it is the intention of-the post to increase the membership to 100. The members present at Tues- day evening's meeting also consid- for their meetings. As the public knows, the East Side school build- ing, .where meetings are usually held, was recently sold to the hos- pital board to be converted into a new hospital. It will be necessary, following the winter months, to find another hall for the regular meet- ings. Wednesday Messrs. Earl Godden and Gene Carney attended a dis- trict American Legion conference at Fort Dodge. Campaignr Manager which is loca- ted in the Old Post Office Bund- ing in Emmetsburg. if you choose you may phone 30 and a represen- tative will call and explain all de- tails of the work. All entries should fae made at the earliest pos- sible moment. We are sure that everyone in this territory.will want to take one of these two newspap- ers. In entering the campaign, you will be authorized to write sub- scriptions for both. Every home is hence a potential customer. You wiU be paid for your work whether you win a prize or not. enter today? WHVT NOT Subscribers are invited to see that their favorite candidate receives their subscription as early in the campaign as possible. Subscriptions turned in by the candidates will earn a great many more votes if they are reported be- fore Wednesday, October 18th. In addition to the regular sched- ule of votes, candidates will re- ceive EXTRA VOTES for each in subscriptions report- ed before that date. Immediately after October 18th the number of votes issued goes back to the reg- ular schedule which does not- in- clude these extra votes. If you want to see that your sub- scription does the most to help Beat Indians Last Friday On the Local Lighted Field By Score of 14 to 0. An Interesting Well Played Game. Parish Starred for Locals. By Tom Branagan With John Parish, sophomore left halfback, sparking the offense the blue-clad warriors of Emmets- aurg high school rolled over the Spirit Lake Indians 14-0 in a Lakes Conference struggle on the local field last Friday. Parish counted on a thirty yard run in the fourth period, and set up the stage for the first score In the last few seconds of the first half. He was injured on the latter play and was taken from the game. However, with the goal line only a few yards away Bud Nelson, hard-driving fallback' hammered over for the first mark- er. Pat Hand, Irish quarterback, place-kicked both points after touchdown. The game -uncovered another po- tential star for the locals in the person of Kenneth Edge, center, who proved himself a stand-out while backing up the line. His pass defense and offensive work were equally brilliant. Several substi- tutes, including "Red" Houts and Clarence "Halstead, midget back, also showed up well anfl Emmets- burg should not be lacking in re- serve strength this season. Weath- erly, Indian halfback, was easily the shining light for the visitors and once past the line of scrim- Locals WU1 Play Spencer HereTonite Emmetsburg High School will play its third Lakes Conference game on the Emmetsbnrg field this evening when it meets the strong Spencer grid team. The game is scheduled to commence at 8 p. 10. Emmetsbnrg has thus far defeated Bock Rapids by a score of IS to 6 and Spirit Lake by a score of 14 to 0 to remain with the top of the heap in Lake Conference circles. The locals also played a scoreless iic game with Alg-ona. Spencer has likewise had a fine record this season. They defeated LeMars 33 to 0, Sheldon 14 to 0 and were held to a scoreless tie by Algona, Admission to the game is 25c for students and 35c for adults. "Win Iowa for was the theme of the fall convention of the diocesan union of Catholic youth organization, held in Fort Dodge Sunday. To improve their individual organizations and to im- bibe inspiration and enthusiasm from contact with the other youth groups of the. diocese was the mo- tive which impelled these 1400 Sisters, young men and wo- Young Men Leave For Bancroft Camp The following local young men left this week for Bancroft where they have entered the CCO camp at that place: Patrick Weir, Harlan Hesseling, Morton Murphy, Merle Young, El- mer Price, Paul Kane, Earl F. Mc- Nally, Bernard Sheehan and Thos. Kelly Jr. Will Again Head Soil Conservation Other Officers Are Re-elected in Last Week's Voting-. Var- ious Winners in Each Township Arfe Here Presented. Following a series or township elections held by the AAA in Palo Alto county last week, Lawrence D. Brennan of Emmetsburg- was re- elected Palo Alto county chairman of the group. George' L. of Rodman was renamed vice-chair- man, while D. w. Joynt, Emmets- burg, Bertel G. Berkeland, and Nels Christensen of Curlew. were renamed on the country com- Edmond Heelan, as Celebrant, the Missa Recitata at Corpus Christi opened the proceedings. The ser- mon was preached by Rev. Jul- ius J. Berger, chancellor of the diocese. At o'clock the first general session was held at the Junior high school auditorium with the Ducam Director, Rev. Paul J. Wagner, S.M. of Trinity College, Sioux City pre- siding. Miss Jean Ryan, a graduate of St. Mary's Academy of this city and prefect of the sodality at st' Joseph's .nursing school in Fort Dodge, opened the meeting with mental prayer. The Rev. C. p iweeney, pastor of Sacred Heart Jhurch, welcomed the Ducam con- ention to Fort Dodge. The next speaker, Bishop Heelan mentioned his deep gratification at devotion of the The Spirit Lake team put up a stubborn defense during the first half, and Emmetsburg was not able to go beyond their thirty yard line until the last few seconds, when Parish made his sensational run and Nelson scored. However, Emmetsburg seemed well on the way to scores several times, but costly fumbles, and eventual Spirit Lake recoveries set them back each time The Spirit Lake boots, too, were much better than those of Emmets- burg, although several times, Len- nox, Spirit Lake kicker, was rushed badly by the Emmetsburg line. (Continued on Page Five) Garage Destroyed Thursday evening of last week fire destroyed the Andrew Simon- son double garage and damaged a car that was in the structure. The Sre was discovered about p. m. The fire department was called to the scene and extinguished the blaze. The origin of the fire is not known. Edw. Goeders Goyette-Steiner Wed ajjjpencer Tuesday Morning. Bride Is Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Steiner, Form- erly; of This City. Mr. Merle Goyette, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mpe: Goyette of Spencer, and Miss.. Mary Elizabeth Steiner daughter of Mr. and" Mrs. WmrHv J Steiner, of Spencer, were united in marriage at .8" o'clock Tuesday morning in the Sacred Hearf Cath- olic, church at that place, wife the xwtor, Rev. Father Wendl, officla- Ing. .They were attended by the Hide's sister, Miss Frances Jose- phine and a friend- of -the bridal couple, John Anthe, all of pencer. During the ceremony Mrs. of Emmetsburg '.xen- ered several vocal solos. Wtowtof marriage avwedding weakfast was served; at; the home of the bride's parents at 3rd Av- enue -f East: dfnteg room 'arid able, were attractively decorated In the bride's chosen cotorg greeiJ and whtte, with. a ing- topped with bride and groom, the center- piece. After the repaat happy joont ooapfa left on a on some, candidate win a prize, you will want to see .that it is reported before. October 18th. Inuring the campaign you wiH receive a. remarkable bargain for subscriptions to these two fine pap- ers or. either one individually. These bargain prices apply only during -Hie campaign so you should take advantage of them by sub- scribing from one of the candidates. Subjects for Essay Contest Announced Subjects for the essay contest which will be one of the Fire Pre- vention Week Activities of St. Ma- Academy, Emmetsburg, have been announced. Pupils In the ele- mentary grades will write on "What I Can Do.to Prevent Fires." High- scHopl students way choose either "Fire. Prevention a.Civic or "Safety Rules for Fire Prevention" for their discussion. The prize win- ners will be announced next week. he loyalty and oung people of urged them to show their love for their Blessed Mother especially by the devotion of the devotion through which many of their fathers kept the faith through long ysars when they had no op- portunity for Mass and the Sac- Clarion Choristers Elected Off jeers The Sfarian Choristers of St. Hary's Academy, ftnmetsburg, met Friday, October 8, to elect officers The organization's leaders lor the year wfll be: president; Margaret Jean Fbelan, Ttoe-prorident; Dor- othy Heibaoer, treasonr; Mary Kathertoe Secretary. Xfetnan of Booth town- raments. To his hundreds of attentive lis- teners, His Excellency described an incident, of his recent audience with the Holy Father, Pius xn, which was of special Interest, to Ducam members. He presented to His Holiness, Bishop Heelan said, an account told by newspaper clippings and pictures of the Mary Day cele- bration of the Ducam in Sioux Oity last May. The Holy Fother showed a keen pleasure in the story of this great spiritual rally, commenting "This is what wfll bring glory to God and take.care of the future." The officers for this year, elected at the April convention in .Carroll- were Installed and received tBelr Inslgnlas from His Excellency. The constitutions, as revised at the las convention were read and approved. Miss Dorothy WUlman of the So- dality's central office at St. Louis was Introduced and the conven- opent Saturday in thif ctty. tlbn adjourned for the noon recess. at; pjn., sectkma meetings .were held for priests, Brothers, and Sisters; student dele- gates; and parish delegates. At the .last general assembly un- der the chafrmAnship of the force- ful and dynamic Miss WHIman, the remaining business of the day was dispatched with speed and efficien- cy, and the. central Idea of the program for the year was outlined and discussed; The social hour for the delegates In the Knights of Columbus Han, which concluded the. day's program' brought to a ctoee successful conyentAou ana Mot the delegates home by itaaUatDtwUMdr attain' Reports a Business Boom in New York Orville Frye, who came to Em- devotion of the metsburg the fore part of the week his diocese and to attend the funeral of his father the late Charles Frye, informs the that he is now employed in the loan department of the Met- ropolitan Life Insurance company in New York City. He returned to Gotham the day following the "fu- neral. Orville informs us that In- dustry and business in the east are on the -up-grade. He attributes -most of the betterment in condi tions to the temporary effects o the present war in Europe. Local Hatchery Sold to Creery New Owner Is in Charge of East Main Street Store. Resident of Hartley. Lloyd Creery, who during the past year has operated a hatchery known as the Peterson and Creery Hatchery at Hartley, has purchased the Interest. the Woodley Hat- chery in this city. Mr. comes ,tp Emmetsburg well reco- Suddenly of Heart Attack Last Friday Night. Serv- ed in France. Funeral on Monday. Edward B. Goeders, well known Emmetsburg World War veteran, 3, died suddenly in this city at a late hour Friday night, it is believed that a heart attack is res- ponsible for his death. His lifeless. at an early mmended in his line of work and will give as expert service as did the former Before lo- cating at Hartley Mr. Creery was engaged in this type of work at Spirit He attended several short courses In this line of work at the Iowa State College at Ames. Hence he Is thoroughly, experienced In the :very latest methods. Mr. Creery will take possession at once. The hatchery, will be known as The Creery Robert Meeker, who has been local man- ager for. the Woodley company, wUl move; with his Es- tb.ervffle where he wilfbe employed the Hatchery at that JEmmetftburg businessmen Creery local and wiah him MC- place, body was discovered hour Saturday. Funeral services were held at o'clock ajn., Monday in St. Thomas church. The pastor, Rev. M. Mc- Nerney, officiated at a low requiem Mass. There was a large attend- ance. Interment was in St. John's cemetery where military honors were bestowed upon the deceased veteran. Active pall bearers were six nephews: Jerome Goeders, De- Wayne Gohr, Gerald Card, Thomas Goeders, George Goeders, and Eu- gene Goeders. Honorary pall bear- ers were six of his veteran friends: George Kliegl, Vernon Gard, Jos Hammes, Robert Carney, Mart Thompson and John Kajewski. The Foy Funeral Home of Emmetsburg was in charge of arrangements. Edward Barney son of Nicholas and Mary .Goeders, was born at Algona in April 2, 1887 He was over 52 years of age at the'time of his passing. When Edward was two years old his parents purchased mittee. The following are the results of the elections in the various town- ships of Palo Alto. The last two names in each group were elected first and second alternates. TOWNSHIP COMMITTEES Booth: James Degnan, William P. Broderson, Andrew A. Anderson, J- "William Johnson, Peter Kirschbaum Fay D. Fine, Jos. A. Lynch, John J. Wagner, John Kack- marynski, Harvey Eckert. Emmetsburg: D. William Joynt, Albert H; Ryan, Joe A. Joyce, Bud- ford-Henry, Edward J. Brennan. Fairfield: John Gurm, L. Her-- man Norland, A. J Soldow, Her- man Blass, A.3.olph H, Montag; Fern Valley: Geo. L. Fanqel, Tom P. Ford, p. Fogarty, Montag, Francis f :Foley.- John Great dak: Matthew Robert F. Burns, William F H5g- gins, Edward J. Farreil, Ernest J. Johnson. Highland: James H. Currans, G. J. Carver, Ernest A. McMillin, Carl G. Hansen, Barley J. Brady Independence: Bertel G. Berke- land, Oscar Solberg, Carl F. Kenv Herman J. Huskamp, John D. ber. Lost Island: Theodore W. Her- manson, Martin Simonson, R. S._ Knutsen, L. H. Thoreson, Peter J Duus. Nevada: Lawrence D. Brennan, Fred Darrah, Matt P. High, Her- man Hansen, Dale Johnson. Rush Lake: Nels Christensen, E. J. Johnson, Roy Paine, Eddie B_ White, Jesse R. Cross. Silver Lake': Alfred Lyons, T. A Hoben, Fred Brattmiller, Joe An- toine, John Swanson. Vernon: Lawrence Edward A. Anderson, P. Hickey, Alfred T. a farm near Cylinder. He lived with his parents in that communi- ty until the United States entered toe World War. He enlisted in the army at Emmetsburg on May 10, 1918, and served as Corporal of Company H. of ther34th "Division of the Infantry of the A-EiF. Ed- ward spent about a year In France seeing active service. He was hon- orably discharged from the on June 26, 1919. Following his.return from France Edward spent some time with his parents where'he engaged In farm- army He later came where for the to Emmets- MB. ng. jsctotr years he was engaged in Palo A1W county road construction work and In other tasks. Edward, leaves to mourn his death, his. aged father, Nicholas Goeders, five, brothers and three isters.; His mother passed away in September, 1918.. .The. brothers who survive are John and Ooed- rs, of hear "cylinder; Tony Gqed- ers, Mason .City; Bert Ooeders: Armstrong and Leo Ooeders, At- lantic. P The sisters are Hiss Susie .mrttemore; :icrs, Reuben f Charles Cfty. A stefer, of Fenton, paMed away in Jctooer, 19J8, foOoviot fatal fc- Jorfcs reoeted tot an automobile- wreck. Buckley, George H. Hypes, S. Calentine. Walnut: Alfred McCombs, M. L. Murphy, Ed Herke. John Carney, Michael Phelan. West Allen B. Carter, Joseph V Montag, Harry A. Mor- ey, Walter McConnick, Peter J. Schmalen. Coats Stolen From Jahn's Dept. Store A. J. Jahn, owner of Jahn's Da- partment store In this city, report- ed Saturday that two fur coats> owned by Marshall Swift and Com- pany of Mason City, and valued at were stolen from the store during the business rush Saturday. There have been no arrests-made but it is believed that two strange women who were In the store at iie time, might have perpetrated the robbery. It Is reported, that one of the women asked to try on dresses while the other waited. The" coats were on display on a rack to- ward the back of the store. It not known how they were remored. The women under suspicion have not since been seen. Annual Red Cross Meeting: October 25 The Democrat has been requested to announce that the annual meet- ing of the Pato Alto cptmtf chap- ter of the American Red Crow ir9 be held fa the Emmetsburg High School auditorium at p m. Wednesday, October 25. Newell of this city is county cbafc- Loufc Stereos, ton of Mr, Win Stew of this city, Ml for Da. the regular ;