Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on April 16, 1942 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, April 16, 1942
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PAGE SIX STATE SEEKING OWNERSHIP OF VENTURA SWAMP Algonian Serving as Appraiser of the Acreage. The State Conservation Commission, of which J. D. Lowe, Algona, is a member, is taking steps to acquire the land covered by the Ventura slough at Clear Lake, also the adjacent land in the watershed. Some of the land has to be condemned, and M. P. Weaver, by appointment of Chief Justice Bliss, of the state supreme court, •who hails from Mason City, is serving as one of the appraisers. Mr. Weaver has already acted with the other appraisers on that portion of the lands involved which lies in Cerro Gordo county, and on Monday, April 27, he will serve again when the ap- KOSSUTH COUNTY ADVANCE, ALGfONA, IOWA SPELLER IS THE new Kossulh * spelling champion, Norma Ramtu, Lu Verne, whote picture appeared in Sunday's D es Moines Register along with pictures of the other county champions. Norma, who is a seventh LOCALS FROM LONE ROCK Lavonne and Joan Madden, of Fenton, Mr. and Mrs. .Martin Jensen, Algona, and Mr. arid Mr*. R. F. Hawcott were Sunday dinner guests at James Wadsworth's, the occasion being in honor ol Harris Wadsworth and Mrs. Jensen's birthdays. Gust Kraft, Helen and Marlene Gade, Algona, spent Sunday af- public school, won both written and oral tests in a county spelling bee here April 5, and will now take part in the state contest at Des Moines next week Saturday, April 25. wno is a seventn ""«•-> ***6<jiia, opcui, ouuuuy ai- grade pupil in tern °°n at Emil Kraft's. The the Lu Verne I Clarence Andersons, of Wesley, praisers meet to appraise the portion in Hancock county. The Cerro Gordo-Hancock line is at the top of the hill a half mile west out of Ventura, and everyone who travels No. 18 to or from Clear Lake will remember that on this side of the hill the paving descends into a valley. The commission seeks to acquire all of the land in this valley as well as the slough land, and plans to develop it for duck- hunting purposes. The land will not be pastured, the idea being to keep the fall of ground into the slough clear of contamination. Possession of the slough will enable the commission to develop it as a nursery for young fish. At the bridge on the highway south from Ventura the swamp can be cut off from the MRS, SLATTERY, LATEOFLAKOTA, DIES OFTOKE Lakota, Apr. 8—Mrs. Ella Slat- trey, 87, aunt of the late C. R. Smith, died at Spirit Lake last week Tuesday morning, and the Ray Smiths and Mrs. Ida Smith attended the funeral Thursday. Mrs. Slattery spent the winter here at Mrs. Ida Smith's and was cared for by a niece, Mrs. May Follett On Sunday, March 29, she was taken to Spirit Lake, her old home, and on the following visited at Frank Flaig's in the afternoon. The Flaigs were hostesses at a blacksmiths' meeting, 30 persons attending. The A. H. Hannas visited the Myrle Hansens, Armstrong, Sunday afternoon. The Ed Goches, Bancroft, were dinner guests at Jack Quinn's in honor of the Qumn daughter Barbara's fifth - — ...*v. main body of the lake, thus preventing adult fish from entering to prey on fingerlings. The state commission has already bought much of the land involved in the project, but has been compelled to resort to condemnation in the cases of four owners whose asking prices wnre deemed exorb'tan!: "by the commission. • After all the land has been acquired the commission will have control of some 800 to 1000 acres. Sunday she suffered a stroke, dying on the following Tuesday. She had been an invalid for several years. A nephew, Arthur Smith, of California, attended the funeral and came here with the Smiths for a short visit, then went to Zearing to visit his brother Fred and to Fort Dodge to visit his brother Albert before going home. urday for a short visit with his parents. He is stationed in South Carolina, but expects to be transferred at any time. The family drove to Callender to visit Glen's sister, Mi}s. Roland Smith Jr., and he left for camp Tuesday. Invalid Has Sick Spell- Elsie Baum, invalid daughter of William Baum, has been seriously sick last week with asthma and complications. Other Lakota ITewa. Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Gutknech entertained the following at Sun day dinner: Mr. and Mrs. Ro land Smith Sr., Mr. and Mrs Dwight Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Pau Kollasch, and Mrs. Delia Smith birthday. The Dick O'Donnells spent the evening at Leonard Warner's, Bancroft., Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Sigsbee, Hurt, were dinner guests at Raymond Bierstedt's. Mrs. Alex Radig, daughters Laura and Verona, and Mrs. Wilfred Radig drove to Graettinger Sunday afternoon to visit the Harold Gross family. The Melvin Hawks family, Lola and Harold Marlow, and George Kissner spent the day at Spirit Lake with the Charles Hawks family. Willard Quinn drove to Fort Dodge Friday, thence to Carroll to -visit his uncle, Father Robert Quinn. Leonard Rogers, Ames, who was visiting at Fort Dodge, accompanied him here for the week-bnd. Mrs. Lloyd James spent the week-end at her home at Thornon. Mrs. Li 11 ie Thompson, daughter Neva, Misses Charlson, schloeman, and Duda, Mrs. Ralph Thompson, daughter Carol Ann spent Saturday at Fort Dodge. The Arthur Zumachs spent Sunday evening at Carl Zumach's, Lotts Creek. Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Heiter were afternoon and supper guests at Walter Thompson's. Mr. and Mrs. M. O. and Dorothy and Joyce Muflburt, Algona, were Sunday dinner guests at William Nelson's. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Morris spert Sunday at Clarence Johnson's Gowrie. The Johnsons had 'their new daughter Carolyn Ariri bap- tised. Wallace Hobson, Kansas City, spent the week-end at the parental Harry Hobson's. Friday evening the Hobsons drove to Boone to meet the daughter, Mrs. Wendell Roberts and her chil- dreji, Sharon and Mervyn, who came from San Diego, Calif., for an extended visit. All were Sunday dinner guests of Mrs. Nora Hobson, Burt. The Ralph Bierstedts spent Sunday evening at Louis Hackbarth's, Lotts Creek. The Rev. S. M. Gladstone, Decorah,* daughter Margaret, R. N, Mason City, and Beulah Gladstone, Swea City, spent Sunday afternoon with Mrs, Gladstone. The A. A. Kruegers were supper guests there. Mrs. Francis Collins, Liver- Ofvick's, Ledydfd. ' The Lawrence Dittmers calle at S. M, Ofvick's, Ledyard, Sun day afternoon. Mrs. Dittmer anc Mary Ann took the Delmar Aft gus family to Fort Dodge Thurs day, and Mr, Angus had a check up on his injured eye. " W ;,A Mrs. .Neal Smith, Mrs. Edith Rich, Mrs. Gingrich, Mrs, Keene and a Mrs. Runchey, all Of Al gona, called Sunday afterhooi on Mrs. Grace Bldnchafd at M E. Blanchafd's. The Delmar Ah gus family also visited there. Mr. arid Mrs. V. L. Whalen, o: Dolliver, son Jack Benjamin spent Sunday at Roy Jensen's and called at Hugh Marlow's. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Flalg, Donald Blanchard, and "Pat" Marlow attended the Cub-Sox game at Fort Dodge Thursday. The next meeting of the Mite Society will be held Friday instead of Thursday. The Charles Schultz family and Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Schultz spent Friday evening at Jos. Steinberg's, Elmore. It was Mrs. Steinberg's birthday. The Schultzes were guests at the home, Ledyard. Sunday dinner Ronald Schultz . Mrs. Maude Hamilton lately spent ten days visiting a sister Mrs. S. S. Minn., and Hilmer, at Mrs. Rochester, Hamilton's Township Farm Bureau Meets— The Ledyard township Farm Bureau met Friday night with the Edward Loofts, 40 men and women and several children son's, Waukon, coming home Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Needham drove to Spirit Lake Thursday for work at their cottage there. They expect to spend the summer there this year. The I. E. Wortmans and Jerry Ukenas were dinner guests of the Wilfred Carlsons at Swea City Saturday night and attended the music contest. Arlis Heetland spent Thursday Friday, and Saturday with her aunt, Mrs. Elfreda Leland, Swea City, and attended a music contest. Mrs. Harry Mussman's mother, Mrs. F. C. Keister, Elmore, is at her daughter's here while con.. ^-..^i 1.1H.V OCVCAUl WUllUifcMl ,.„!„__• .f .,. present. Mrs. C. A. Gutknecht Va ^f cu ??/ r ,°™ • 'I 1 " 655 , led the group singing, and the Rev. N. F. Grote gave the prayer. Following a short business meeting Mrs. Looft read the township Richards, Kenneth, spent the evening Cody's. and Ralph at James Mr. and Mrs. Ora Hurlburt, of Fairmont, spent last week Monday at Ralph Hurlburt's. The Orvie Behrends family were Sunday dinner guests there, and Mr. and Mrs. Schuyler Bates were afternoon callers. The Hurlburts spent the evening at Alton Hurlburt's. Algona. .The Herbert Busch family, Burt, moved last week to thfe new tenant house at Hurlburt's. The Howard Busches and Luella Ackarman spent Saturday night and Sunday at Jim Ackarman s Ventura. Mr. and Mrs Arend Neeland spent Sunday af- at A. J. Neeland's, Burt. ev. C. S. Whitehouse, daughter lone, attended the funeral of John Casey at Cherokee Saturday, and Mrs. J. M. Blanchard accompanied them for the with the John Sones family Whitehouses spent last week Wednesday with relatives at herokee and Larrabee. ' Ernest Zirble, Mason City, was Sunday caller at Will Christen- on s. Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Jen£?'l he C ^L Kuecks ' Mrs. Henry, by-laws, of the Supt. H. Ledyard M. Granner, consolidated MARKETS HOGS "Med. hvy., 180-200 $15.75 Med. hvy., 200-300 ... $13.90 Packing sows, 270-360 $13.60 -Packing sows, 360-400 $13.50 Packing sows, 400-450 $13.40 CATTLE Canners and cutters __$4.50-5.5( Fat cows $6.00-7 OC Fat steers $9.JO-11.00 Bulls $8.00-8.50 Stock steers $8.00-10.00 Fat yearlings $9.50-11.00 Veal calves $7.00-13.00 GRAIN No. 2 yellow corn 68c No. 2 white corn 82c No. 3 white oats 43c No. 2 yellow soybeans $1.67 No. 1 flax seed $235 No. 2 malting barley 64c EGGS Premium 30 C Extras 28c Medium 24c D's and C's 23c Cash Cream No. 1 39c No. 2 37c Sweet 40c POULTRY Hens, under 4 Ibs. 14c Hens, 4 to 5 Ibs. 18c Hens, over 5 Ibs. 18V-C Cocks, under 4% Ibs. _9c Cocks, over 4V 2 Ibs. II"~llc No. 2 poultry Sc'less , gave a talk on Is This a Good Time to Invest in Education? Mrs. C. A. Gutknecht, j girls' 4-H club leader, reported i on the club work. Ray Nichols, Swea City, gave a short talk on the gas and oil situation. Mrs. Jerry Heetland and George Ennen put on a short comedy, In the Best of Families, and Jerry and George sang The American Farm Bureau Spirit, with Mrs Heetland as accompanist. Lunch was served. The May meeting will be at Ennen's. Placings in Music Contest— Lakota school students and placings in the pre-state music contest at Swea City last week were: girls' trio, Arlis Heetland, Dorothy Ukena, and Dorothy As- musson, first place; Winston Schroeder, baritone solo, 1st: girls' sextette, 2nd; girls' glee club, 2nd; Dorothy Ukena, contralto solo, 2nd; Dorothy Asmus- son, mezzo-soprano, 2nd; Dorothy Schroeder, soprano, 2nd. Mile-Long Soldier Train— Mrs. Erman Hanson received a etter from her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Bobo, Braham, Minn., stating that they had a letter rom their son Lawrence, written an a train en route to Camp Barkley, Tex., stating they would arrive April 7 and that the train vas a mile long, with every car ull of soldiers. The Bobos were armers on the Frank Koppen arm ten years ago. oldier Here on Furlough Glen, soldier son of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Klocke, arrived Sat- Mr. and Mrs. Tom Tamen, of Buffalo Center, visited friends here Saturday night. The Caleb Hartshorns, Swea City, were Sunday visitors at Henry Mitchell's. The Bob Clements family, Titonka, spent Sunday with the Emory Smiths. R,VK ' ua "f"^ rs -Betty anc Kuby, son Melvin, were dinnei £"f Sts ™ Mavnar d Kueck's, Swea fn^ Th ,?, Paul Voi g ts - Fen *on and the Clarence Lohses, Ringsted, ate Sunday dinner with the Mrs Dora Laabs family, and al] visited the Fred Thies family at Titonka in the afternoon The Melvin Nelsons, Renwick REPORT OF CONDITION OF of Algona, Iowa, a member of the Federal Reserve System at the ASSETS 1. Loans and discounts (including $1208 60 overdrafts) 2. United States Government obligations, direct and guaranteed .. 3. Obligations of States and political subdivisions 5. Corporate stocks (including S3,00o"66 stock of Federal Reserve Bank) 6. Cash, balances with other banks, including reserve balance, and cash items in process or collection 7. Bank premises ov/n-od. SI5.00000- furniture ar.ci fixtures S2/.TJ 00 $ 990,330.39 90,700.00 2,695.00 3,000.00 1,430,384.16 17,000.00 12. TOTAL ASSETS LIABILITIES "H, part- 13. Demand depc-ii^s .. nerships. and cor:.'-.:-••..' - 14. Time deposits oi :"-.i:Y.i'-lil*"r,Yrtner- ships, and corpora*.:-.-.; 16. Deposits of States ar.d oolitica" subdivisions 17. Deposits of banks IIIIIIIIII. 18. Other deposits (certified and officers' checks, etc.) 19. TOTAL DEPOSITS CAPITAL ACCOUNTS 25. Capital* 26. Surplus ~~~ 27. Undivided profits $2,534,109.55 $1,692,771 03 10,169.32 546,924.60 140,937.05 3,307.49 $2,394,109.49 $ 50,000.00 50,000.00 40,000.06 29. TOTAL CAPITAL ACCOUNTS _. $ 140,000.02 30. TOTAL LIABILITIES AND CAPITAL ACCOUNTS $2,534,109.55 'This banks capital consists of common stock with total oar value of $50,000.00. y I, H. L. Gilmore, Cashier, of the above-named bank hereby cer- si >, r ) he above stat ement is true to the best of my knowledge and belief. H. L. GILMORE, Cashier. Correct Attest: J. C. MAWDSLEY, R. H. MILLER, L. E. LINNAN, Directors. and black Pastels Plaids Tailored or Soft Types . Styles ihat you would ordinarily pay up to $14.95 for only $10 Wear the jacket or the skuri separate- real savings. Suits are in for a long run of popularity Fine tailoring and beautiful fabrics and lovely styles. All sizes carried, all pleated skirts-a $25 suit for $20 Ladies' Floor, 1st Floor Children's Floor, 2nd Floor Open 8:30 Jo 6tOO _ Saturday to 10 p. m. more, daughter Judy, spent from Wednesday night till Sunday at Merwm Marlow's. The Marlows ?P en ,t Sunday evening at Milton Worby's, Lu Verne. Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Doty, Mason City, spent Friday at Andrew Thomsens. Leonard Rogers, of Ames, was a Sunday dinner guest there. The P. L. Persons Mrs. Merle Jorgenson, Ledyard, and a daughter spent a few days last week at Mrs. Lillian Worthington's. Mr. and Mrs. Edwia Howe, of Rockwell City, spent the weekend at George Pettit's. - -- ~ * . *-. i CAOUliO WIICII spent Sunday afternoon at S. M. | high! 10,000 READERS! NO WONDER Advance ads pull business from here, there, and everyr where. Cost is low, results are Lakotani Entertain at the County Hom< Lakota, Apr, 14—-Three aiito loads of people here drove to the county home sduthweit of Al* gonS Sunday aftertioon, and the local Acorn club had' charge '01 tfil April-'party there for the inmates. /John Wortman played a group of Steven Foster's songs, also other selections, on the piano, and George Enneh played selections on his accordion. Ice cream candy bars were served to some 50 persona at the home. Babies Baptised at the Trinity Church Two baptismals were performed Easter Sunday at the Trnilty liUtheran church by the pastor, ;he Rev. P. J. Braner. ''Wilfred Shris, infant son of Mr, .and Mrs. Wilfred C. Runge, and Bpnnie r ean, infant daughter of'Mr. and ATS. Eugene Minard, we're bap- ized. The Runge child is a sec- nd son, the Minard baby a irst child. Former Dentist at Wesley Joins Army Wesley, Apr. 14 — The Roy Cleinpeters visited at Dr. Leon Smith's, Fort Dodge, Sunday. Joctor Smith, a dentist, left Honday for the army, called rom the officers' reserve. Mrs. Smith is the.former Esther Klein- eter, and the family formerly H»i ession May "i uy \ Jl ''« 1 ~~ "fond i 2 Purebred'BcS" 1 *' 4-door 1935 C See us if you or. — """ lealer, •^^^^^^•^•^•^^^^^•^•I^^^M^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^B^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^BIB^^^^^^^^ Super-Market Prices PLUS SELF SERVICE MAKES POSSIBLE THESE SAVING EVERY DAY 18K Mixed VEGETABLES CARROTS ~ icedor slioestriii e No. 2 can en. 18K 1 No. 2 cans No. 2 cans PEAS & CARROTS No. 2 cans Fancy WHOLE KERNEL CORN FANCY CREAM STYLE 3 2 for lOc for 25 C No. 2 cans for for 256 23c 23c CAROL PEASS? 2 23c FANCY TOMATOES CAROL SPINACH Diced or SHOESTRING BEETS cans No. 2 cans . No. 2 cans . . No. 2 cans 2 3 2 2 GARDEN SEEDS All Kinds 5 P ks.19c BABO. . 2 cans __. IGA LYE Lewis LYE. DRANO, each.. SANI FLUSH, each Quart CLOROX, each ... Quart HILEX, each Quart A SNO WHITE. _ 2 Thompson SEEDLESS RAISINS 2-lb. pkg. 16c Ibs. 33C Corn or Gloss 5C 3 3 cans cans 19c 21c 25c 19c 18c 12c 6c f or for for 29C for 23c Lux Camay A LIFEBUOY ...O OXYDOL Large pkg Quart 4 A MUSTARD, each .... 1UC IGA Baking SODA, each AA~ bars 2UC «f A 21C Mary Steven COCOA 1 lb. box Swansdown Q| n CAKE FLOUR, pkg... 21C MATCHES A-_ 6 boxes Z1C Tall cans Fruit A Off. COCKTAIL __. 2 forZdC IGA 7-02. Choco- A «•«« late BITS *for 21C Regular JELLO, pkg. Magic Bake 49-lb. FLOUR —bag Gold Nugget 49-lb. FLOUR _ bag MACARONI. 16-oz. cello SPAGHETTI. 16-o«. cello Cleansing TISSUE, 500 count — Paper A TOWELS & rolls Toilet M TISSUE 1 Iflc 19e DONUTS Sugar, Plain, or Cinnamon DOZ. .13c COFFEE Fruits and Vegetables URGE LETTUCE .... 2^1 5c 8B5KF L - 29c LEMONS Size ..... doz 29c FRESH CARROTS.... 8^,'lOc CABBAGE 3L. ORANGES rv. .. TEXAS GRAPEFRUIT large 3., 10c z. 19c O large 25C . each lUC BHKHF ..3^10c HRBSBg ff 2.89 SEED POTATOES , . . . . 7L2.39 Quality Meats SLICED BACON..... -« SAUSAGE pure bulk KRAFT CHEESE 2 r 53c URGE MINCED BOLOGNA „ 1 4ttc II. G. A. SUMMER

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