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Vindicator And Republican (Newspaper) - May 22, 1934, Estherville, Iowa historical.2 ;; Vindicator and Republican volume lxv Emmet County*! Own Newspaper- Published Every Tuesday andTfcaraday ESTHERVILLE, EMMET county, iowa, tuesday, may 22, 1934 NUMBER 40 HOTEL RENTAL CASE SETTLED BEFORE JUDGE Estherville Company to Pay $128750 in Pull to June 1,1934 An agreement was readied Saturday In a hearing Before Judge Davidson at Emmetsburg in a suit involving $8,278 and costs. Hie Home Investment company were the plaintiffs In the case with the Estherville Hotel company and Edw. A. Boss defendants, the plaintiffs claiming that the sum of money was due on rent for the Oardston hotel. In settling the hotel company is to pay tl,287.80 for all rent* and clalins up to June 1, 1934. They are also to pay all costs of the action with the exception of plaintiff's attorney's fees. Ttv* lease on the building which Is to run for 10 years following April 37, 1937 to to continue wtlth a $835 per month rental. An additional clause in trie agreement permits the hotel company a year from now to deduct $180 per month from the rent to redecorate the lobby. CITY TO LET CONTRACT FOR BAND SHELL EsttervUle will have a band shell in Riverside park it has been announced by city clerk R. O. Clark, The shell will be fifty feet across forming a half circle and will have a roof. The plans call for a shell similar to the one that has been erected at Fairmont. There will eb a strainer In front so that the programs can be heard better. Sealed bids for the construction o this new band shell will be re. celved at the office of the City Clerk until one o'clock May 38. Ac. cording to regulations governing the wage scale of tn>? contractors, 40 cents an hour is the minimum tha^ can be paid. The construction must start within five days after the bid has teen accepted and Is to be finished by the 20th of June. JUNIORS-SENIORS ENJOY BANQUET AT GARDSTON BUM ATTEMPTS TO STEAL BOLT OF DRESS GOODS _. The Seniors and faculty members were royally entertatned toy thj, Juniors at the Junior-Senior ban. quet at the Oardston hotel Man. day evening. Using Noah's ark as th central dea the whole affair was built around this theme. The guests wer>* seated at tables for eight with an Ark in the center and the animals all around. The dinner menu "Animal Food" th>; banquet program, "Aboard the Ark" and the dance program "Ark An. tics" all had covers that were de. signed with sketches of animals. The following banquet program was carried out: "Call to the Sin. tiers," Miss Jeanne Hay den; Miss Margaret Kennedy responded with "The Pshawin." "King of the Junglefolk" by Miss Ruth Berg; "Old Man Noah," J. S. Hffilard; "Fo* Ninety Days and Ninety Nights," Miss Mildred Vedder; "The Drown in' Out," Harlan Brody and "De Ark She Kep-a-Sailin,' Miss Barbara Cornwall. Following the banquet and pro. gram the adjourned to ths Roosevelt auditorium which was decorat. ed in senior colors of gold ana white and danced to music furnish ed by Al MenBe'B orchestra which played from Noah's Ark. Miss Florence Chambers is advls* or of the Junior class. Clay Couny WiU Have Quiet Primary With but one county officer with an opponent on his own ticket the primary election in Clay county will receive its in tenet from the state ticket. A full dmocratic ticket, however, is in the field and present Republican Incumbents will have opposition this fall. -V-R- Minnesota Truckers Forced to Buy Iowa Licenses Lack of reciprocity between the two states caused two Minnesota truckers to pay license fees to the state of Iowa of $843.28. Harry Brown, state auto Inspector, picked up a 10 ton truck load of beer being hauled by a Mankato Transfer company truck tractor and trailer headed for Sioux City this week and a Hubbard Mining company truck from Mankato with a load of feed, near Tltonka. This Utter vehicle was of the 11,380 maximum load class and must pay Iowa 113328 for a license for the remainder of the year. The beer truck license costs $340 for the tractor and $70 for the trailer. Mr. Brown Is at Ft. Dodge for the next two days In charge of an "Iowa Ssftey Lane" then. AlTroi""FVRCHA1ED Dr. W. E. Bradley, Estherville- Foiled by L. H. Duesterhoeft, assistant manager In his attempt to make off with a bolt of dress goods from the J. C. Pent*.'? store, late Friday afternoon, a bum made ha> get away to the jungles south of town and efforts of the poHoa to locate him were without avail. Coming into the store In the late afternoon the stranger made a small purchase evidently to get the "lay of the land" and went out. He r�*-turned in a short tint!, bought a handkerchief and slipped a bolt of goods off the counter as he left. B. F. Hanson, store manager, was out at the time but Mr. Duester-hoett saw the ttKf t and pursued the man out of the store, overtaking him at the corner of Sixth and Lincoln. He was able to get back the solen goods but could not keep his hold on the fellow long enough for the police to get to hlnv RAIN RELIEVES LONG HOT SPELL Monday's Rain Breaks Record Period Light showers Monday brought to a close the long molsturekss bat spell which has oppressed northwest Iowa along with the whoi* middle wast since the first week in April. While the rain Is not as yet suf. ficlent to do any real good for the crops, the relief to human and animal suffering was enough to wreath the faces of the populace in smiles. Temperatures as read by observer A. O. Peterson for the preceding 34 hours of each date are: High May 17 ..............89 May 18 ..............95 May 19 .............100 May 20 ..............100 May 21 ..............99 May 22 ..............75 .05 Inch of rain fen Monday. WEATHER OUTLOOK For the period May 21 to May 26 inclusive. For the Upper Mississippi and Lower Missouri valleys and the Northern and Central Great Plains Not much precipitation likely, although probably some local showers especially In northern arV'as; mostly warm In southern and seasonable temperatures in northern areas.., -v.v . ___.. j.:.v. - - CREAMERY WELL IS COMPLETED; POWERFUL STREAM Low 60 67 65 68 65 39 MEN LAY OUT !50 FINE IN COUNTY JAIL Lon Huntley and Son of Wallingford Steal Big Tarpaulin In the justice court of Tom Nivison, Lon Huntley, a farmer living east of Wallingford and his son Darrow were fined $50 and costs when they pleaded guilty to stea tag a tarpaulin 16 feet square from John Pluth some time ago. Inst-ad of paying the fine tW men are going to lay it out tn Jnll. The tarpaulin was taken off a corn crib and the men had cut it in two pieces and were using one to cover a truck. Information was obtained from a youth whom the sheriff arrested on Friday. He has been released and his identity kept a secret. PLANS COMPLETE FOR CLOSING OF LOCAL SCHOOLS KANSAS CITY . . . Form.. U. 8. Senator .lumen A. Reed (above), i� of the opinion that he in needed in Wnxliinplon rfgnin to curb DoNhevik trendi anil i� reported an being in 'he ��*e to regain his Senate ieat. INFANT SON OF 0. R. KINT DIES Passes Suddenly Saturday-Funeral Sunday Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon for James Henry Kint, six months old son of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Kint, at their home. The Rev. P. A. Oitmeyer had charge of tire services. The babe passed away in a local hospital ois Saturday afternoon after a few hours illness. He was born Noevmber S, 1933 and was the youngest child of Mr. and Mrs. Kint. Besides his parents he is survived by a brother -V-H- SENIORS TO PRESENT PLAY THURSDAY EVE Jay Howard, EathervlUe-Dodge F. S. Robinson, Armstrong-Plymouth, Barbara Thorson, Wallingford- Ford. -v-n- M aorum went to South Bend, tad., Saturday to drive bom a new aXudebaker ear. Work of drilling and casing the new well at the Estherville Cooperative creamery was completed Saturday. A fine flow of water was found at 350 feet which should be adequate for the needs of the institution for many years to come. The well was put down by Frank Bombarger and his crew of men. The creamery board at its meeting last evening purchased a pump and piping the water into the building will be done upon the arrival of the pump. --V.R- m. & St. L. Railroad to Be Sold at Auction By order of the United States court the Minneapolis and St. Louis railroad which extends through Es. therville will be offered for sale at public auction, September 5, 1934. The railroad Is sixty years old and has 1,637 miles of track. Head, quarters are In Minneapolis with lines "extending south to Albert Lea and to Storm Lake Fort Dodge, Mason City, and Oskaloosa and east to Peoria, 111., and west through Dawson, Minn., Aberdeen Leola and Alaska, S. D. By the 1931 report of the interstate commerce commission the road was valued at $52,711,097. Its capitalization consisted of $25,792,000 of stock and $45,615,138 of funded and other debt. In case there Is no bid on September 5 it is expected that an effort to reorganise the road ana readjust its debt and capitalization will take place, says the Humboldt Republican. -V-R- Wallingford Auxiliary Will Sell Poppies Annual poppy day will be observed by t3c American Legion auxiliary .at WaUlngord May 20 Members of the group will sell the flowers during the day and 'even ing on the streets of the town. Pro. ceeds from .tho diiwe will be used In welfare work among the disabled world war veterans both locally and In hospitals. In the evening the ladles will will serve Ice cream and cake and pie and coffee In the dining room of the hotel. Proceeds of the clal wftl go tc 'the auxiliary to carry on their work. All arc Invited to attend. Boy Scout Chairman Here John P. Wallace of Des Momes, chairman of the National Executive committee of Boy Scouts was in Is UwrvUle Friday conferring with Miss Marl* Borum, trying to straighten out the difficulties of the local Boy Scouts.  -v-av- Mr. and Mrs. Norman Sandven returned home Sunday from Dt. corah where they spent a few days visitng relatives.  tXINOTON, Ky.... Miss Cleta Moody, 16, (above), wias the prise, triple Barope im the eighth aaaoal ' i Stein who left here last fall. Other members cf the board are F. A. Robinson, president; Mrs. Jas. Tedrow, trensurer, Rev. Frank Yearnd, Nels Oshcr, Mrs. Fred Trevett, Mrs. Elm'.r Jackson, L. L. Bingham, Henr Mahlum and Miss Irene Kohl. A regular business meeting will be lueld Monday evening, June 4 at which lime committees will be appointed and plans for the ensuing year will be mad".'. SERVICESHELD SUNDAY FOR H. L. LOWMAN PURPOSE AND IDEAL (Baccalaureate address to the graduating class of Oruver High School, Sunday evening, May 13, 1934). By FATHER SAVAGE I am always happy to have the opportunity to speak to a graduating class. Commencement is a;� occasion of consequence, since as the word signifies It' Is another beginning in the life of the graduate. Commencement is a time of mingled happiness and regret. It is a time of happiness for the young man and woman who is finishing school-it is a time of happiness son and Arnold Benson of the Junior high whose posters were placed by the Judges In the order named and to Harriet Baldwin, Harold Morton, Ellen Knutsen and Kenneth Williamson of the fifth ana sixth grades. Supt, J. S. Hilllard, Jess Cox and Wallace Westbrook acted as judges All posters were numbered and the awards were made by them without knowing tire names of the artists. The auxiliary poppy day sae: will be held on Saturday, May 26. PEOPLE ASKED NOT TO FEED ANY TRANSIENTS According to a bulletin recently received by Miss Irene Kohl county welfare worker from the Iowa Servce Bureau for Transients, Emmet county will no longer feed such transients that apply to the police as they have been doing the past winter. This new ruling apples not only to single transients but to the translet families that are wandering around the country. The Bu- and parents. You graduates are happy tonight bcause you fc: 1 thai you have accomplished something worth while-happy because you have reached a goal-arrived at an Important milestone. Your teachers rejoice with you, because you bore them out In their labors. Your friends, relatives and parents ore delighted tonight because you have been found worthy of honor and trust. And yet there comes to the mind of all of us the serious side of the occasion. Life's stern purpose la about to presennt itself to you in bolder relief; your teachers are reluctant to see you go, while your friends, relatives and parents feel somehow that the little boy and girl of yesterday, are about to play the role of the man and woman oi tomorrow. It isn't the easiest thing to break away from school with all Its pleasant associations and fond memories, while it Is still more difficult when the time approaches for us to sever the ties that bind us to the sacred place we call home. I do not wish to over emphasize the Importance of this occasion, ana still I feel that a business as important as the great business of life must be emphasized. I may say that you are standing on the threshold of the future and that It has many and difficult problems, and every one of them offers It* particular challenge. Each of you desire to be able to meet these problems and solve them-for thai purpose you were in school. Ac cordlngly you must have a definite PURPOSE and something to go b> -AN IDEAL. It has been said that there Is nothing new under the sun; that the principles and truths which affect our conduct the most are principles and trbths that hiave A local orchestra will furnish the music. V-R- CARS DAMAGED IN COLLISION TUESDAY A M. for the teachers, relatives, friends I, i�Jau hopes that It it will be able to do something to prohibit the wandering of so many people fsom one place to another. If the transients are ill then aid win be given them otherwise they will obtain no help in this county. Tile intake centers whew they can obtain food and lodging are: Des Moines, Davenport, Sioux City and Council Bluffs. Atlantic, Burlington, Dubuque, Ottumwa and Waterloo are reference centers where the transients may apply for aid and In some cases If titty have proper cards they may receive aid. Miss Kohl requests that the housewives not fe>ed the people that come to the doors asking for food as that only encourages them and an effort is being mad1-1 to stop the practice. -\-R- Mr. and Mrs. Homer Munson and children of Omaha, Neb., are guests at the parental E. M. Munson home. They arrived there Sunday afternoon. Homer Munson who is visiting his parents Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Munson viewed the Chicasro fire from a point of vantage as he was leaving that city on his return flight to Omaha as a transport pilot With the Boeing company. To give his passengers a view of the hola-1 unlt'cd 1,1 marriage to Louisa Ken. Fueral services were held Sunday afternoon for H. L. Lowman, 73 at the E. E. Wai'e home U\ Oraettinger. Mr. Lowman died Friday afternoon at his home near Ruthven from cancer. Mr. Lowman was bom in Runnells, Iowa. He was caust he circled the city at as low] an altitude as possible.. Smoke rose above them to a height of 5,000 to 6,000 feet and the flames roared tnto thje air to such a height that to the spectators from the air It seemed a marvel that the firemen could combat th'etn at all. Air piloting has been exceedingly difficult all this spring says Mr. Munson. The dust which Is in the air to a distance of 10,000 feet has U en hjird to battle. Sometimes he flew drectly through the dust at the usual altitude taken by plane" and at other times hje attempted to get above It. -V-R-- FWR PROJECTS EMPLOY 2 MEN AT SCHOOL WORK been known from time immemorial. Borne of these are so simple ano common-place that we lose sight of them entirely, and never rea lice the important part they play In our development and education This-evening I propose to recall three of these truths, and try to show thelv Inter-dependenae and value In application and effect. They are: (1) Curiosity-the Innate tendency to learn or find out, Is one of the most natural traits of man; Imitation-the ttmdfcncy to copy our conduct and life after the conduct and lives of others; (3) Emulation-the desire to equal or excel others. (Continued on page two) Tuesday morning a car driven by C. L. Hanson was run into by young Edwards causing consider able damage to the Hanson car, which had the front wheel broken the fender bent and the front axle broken. The Edwards car was only slightly damaged. E. H. Hanson, county treasurer was riding with his brother and ho received a bruised arm and knee. His brother was not hurt. Hanson was driving south on Sixth street and a car went around him. Ed. warsd was coming north and a-thjere was not room to get by so he ran Into the Hanson car. Edwards was driving a Bulck and Hanson has a Model A Ford. Will Undergo Second Operation DeWltt Osgood, jr., grandson of Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Gordon who lost a leg when he fell under a freight car while going from his home at Muskegan, Mich., to school, Is undergoing a st-cond o|>-eration cn the limb today at the university hospital at Ann Arbor. The first amputation was a hasty one made while the boy's lifo hung In the balance from the shock and loss of blood. This time the leg will \ti taken off at the knee by the most skilled surgeon that the university affords, -V-R- Attend Coal Dealers' Convention Coal dealers of Estherville returned from Minneapolis Friday evening where the had attended n convention Ittld there since Tuesday. Those making tix> trip were Jas. White and L. J. Bennett of the Northern Lumber company, Ed Stockdale and B. H. Brackett of Jones & Co., Herman Jensen of H. N. Jensen and 8ons Co., and Ralpt McKay of the J, H. McKay and Sons Co. Dedicate Historical Grove in June Miss Marie Sorum announced to day that plans aru being made to dedicate a Historical Orove, June 18th. This grove Is situated In a plot of ground that has been set aside in tbK Ft. Defiance state park with permission of the state park board. It is hoped to have the scouts take part in this ceremony. The trees were planted there a few weeks ago. -V-R- Mrs. Harmon Veldey of Sheldon spent a few days last week with Iwr iparenU, Mr, and Mrs. Harry Simpson. Mr. Veldey came down Sunday and accompanied her home. "Two "mere projects "naVe ""heeR" ad&d to the Federal Work Relief plan for Emmt county, at Armstrong and Rlngsted. The projects both employ one man. The one at Armstrong Is re. pairing the school grounds and the one at Rlngsted Is the building of a tennis court. Meeting of Home Owners Company Friday Tncre will be a meeting of all those who are interested in securing a loan on iheir home from the Home Owners Loan Company on Friday afternoon In thv court hjouse. There will be Istome one here to Interview the lntersted .peo-pel and explain anp dlfflcultes tnat the people may have. General P. T A Meeting on Wednesday A general meeting of the Parent Teachers association wH'l l�j held Wednesday in the General Assembly room, in the Roosevelt school. The boys' quartet will sing and Mrs. George Kibboe will give a report of the national Parent Teachers convention which whijh she attended last week in Des Moines. As this Is the Inst meetng of tht year there will be election of offi. cers for the coming year. Ev.ryone Is urged to attend this meeting. -v-n- Farm Bureau Committee to Plan Picnic The members of the Farm Bureau ommittee will meet with a committee from Armstrong Tuesday night to discuss plans for the annual Farm Bureau picnic which will be held about the middle of June. Tine committee is composed of A. V. Bormann, chairman, Owen Morton, Everett Logue, M. A. Balk, ema and Miss Marie Sorum. -V-R-- Attend District Municipal Meeting Mayor M. K. Whelan, Paul Linke, R. O. Clark and J W. Van Vtelk. enburg went to Algona today to attend the district meeting of the League of Iowa Municipalities which is convening there today. Attends Clerks' Meeting Floyd Horton was in Cedar Ra.p-Ids ov\}r Sunday to attend a meeting of clerks from the different points along the Rock Island. Clarence Lewis accompanied him. They spent the time with friends. -V-R-- Liquor Store Gets Location at Algona The state liquor control commission has signed a lease for part of the Kohlhaas garage building ut Algona. The building will be re modeled including the digging of a 60 foot basement. Algona folks think that this will be a sort of district supply store. nedy in 1882. He moved to Ames tn 1903 and In 1913 moved to Em. metsburg where he lived until 1918 when he came to Emmet county and lived on a farm near Wallingford. Last Marcli they moved to Ruthv.n to make their home. Beside his wife he Is survived by nine children, Roy Lowman of Estherville, Mrs. E. E. Ware of Oraettinger, Mrs Win. Reasoner of Rlngsted, Mrs Merlin Poderstrum of Am>:s, Mrs. Louis Holland of Des Moines, Mrs. Frank Curry of Oden, Minn., Robert Lowman of Ames, Millard Lowman, Rlngsted and Harold who lives at home with his parents. Also a sister Mrs. erhraMatbroth ? Martha Latimer of Des Moines and a brother Harrison of Wichita, Kan. fire Truck Cmlledta SbyjCl Farm Grove The Estherville fire department chemical truck was called out Friday afternoon to fight a lire In the grove at the John Darling farm east of town. Corn husk.: and straw blown by the heavy winds of the winter and spring were heaped among the evcrgneen trees of the grove to a foot or more In depth and fire in them d-efied the efforts of eight nelbghcring men who had been calfcd to help. The fire was quickly extinguished by the chemicals and th>e damage to the trees was comparatively small. High School Band Has Annual Picnic The senior band of Estherville high school enjoyed their annual picnic following school hours Friday. Supper was served on the shores of SplilC Lake at Little 8tony and the evening spent at Arnolds Park on West Okoboji. Roller skating and swimming provided the diversion. Transportation was furnished by Erllng Hanson with his school bus, Miss Bcrna Hamcn, H.oib>.rt Hansen, Shubel Ow?n, Earl Josten, Frank Ellwanger, Albert KrcsK' and Florence Dooley. --V-R-- 25 Counties Have No Fatal Auto Accidents Emmet Is not among the 25 counties of the stat'e to be without fatal automobile accidents sines Jan. 1, 1934. The counties that have perfect record arc: Lyon, Osceola, O'BrieU Clay, Palo Alto, Kossuth, Floyd, Buchanan, Grundy, Hamilton, Sae, Plymouth, Monona, Greene, O.dnr, Boone, Poweshiek, Guthrie, Wiu lvn, Louisa, Van Burcn, Davis, Wayne, Lucas, Adams and Mum. gomery. --V-R-- Superintendents Meet at Tuttle Lake Emmet Co. superintendents held their monthly meeting Saturday at Okamanpado state park near Dol. liver. A picnic lunch was served at on'e o'clock and a business meeting and social hour followed. -V-R-- Doctor M. T. Morton is ill witJ. the mumps. Call Truce in Twin Cit- | ies Strike A truce of 24 hours has beien allied In the Twin Clt-ks strike begiiuUng this af-noon. The pickets are culled off for the 24 hours and no trucks atfe to move except milk, ice und those carrying supplies to the hospitals and to the needy. It Is hoped they will be able to settle the matter In this tinie. One man C Arthur Layman, a volunteer deputy policeman was killed by the rioters this morning. D+/2$A

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