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1SECOND SECTION i c ' October 26,1943 onians Save Iowa [pike Highway Map br Over Thirty Years '•Frank Geigel possesses a 31- .tto relic of the past which curiosity today, namely, a rwa maj) in bopKlet form of the kM North loWa Pike. m generalv theXPike followed I he'course across 'loWa of the sent No.'18. One of the later ngeS was made here when the Jd west from Algona was -odV The Pike to Whittcmoro a,mile south of the -present .yed'road. '•',.. "here was ho paying then, and I'M gravel,' only dirt roads, and it I.M. t ra vel in wet wealh- or irt winter was practically Ijjhjiossible. For motorists tHe leather, and the • state of the .raids were constant topics of I in: [lousr consideration. Long-clis- (ar cc' trips were as a rule made ,-iri. summer dry spells. ' Phone Pole Markings. ; the Pike was supposed' to be patt'bf a national highway, but [(id Geigcl booklet covered only I he section from. Sioux Falls to iMcGregor. There were no offi- Ifial road signs, and a sharp look- leiit Had to be kept to prevent I jetting.'off the route. I, the route was, however, mark- led, on telephone poles by top and •bottom bands of white paint con- |iiected";by two vertical stripes, llhe. map. also showed houses, •Schools, churches, railroads, (bridges, • cemeteries, trees, and Ijljns iflong the way. The book- llet'consisted of. a few more than i pages. ' Wiite-Ups of Towns. J Every town had a 'write-up' land the map showed how to got linio and out of the larger towns. [The route, as here, usually ran Ithrough the main business street. IJlbtdls and garages were given, Ifor many motorists then did not (travel at night. Twa pages were devoted to the iKing road drag, which all Kos- Isnth oldtimers remember. This |wjs about the first moans of im- Jprbving dirt roads. The origin- ">tbr was a Missourian named who built his drag of logs. >^-l»opklet--carried advertis- and .one advertisement pre- jted a.picture of.a car of that [qay. It' was an open car with a lop in the .style of the. old dou- |6le-seat buggy. 'Dick' Pike President. :* A .page 'write-up' of Algona jhpwed a picture of the State trcet business section in the days efore gravel and paving. Al- oria's' official population then lf?s,2903. Garages listed at 50c ..night for storage were the Al- Ona Auto & Mach. Co., operated y the late E. C. Dickinson, an: icr operated by C. E. Paine, d a third operated by Seller & Uountford. .The North Iowa Pike association was organized in 1912 at a •bankers' convention at Mason •City, and L. J, Dickinson, whose Picture appears in the booklet, ivas the first president. A back page of the booklet •gave a form for keeping a record if expenses on a tour, and. in the rtigel copy this is filled out with mat appears to be a record of a •"P to'Wisconsin by the Geigels •IrJT • Am °ng other entries is for ferry service, and this s-presumably across the Mis- 'sippi at McGregor. DAY SEASON ON ASANTS TO OPEN THURSDAY Invasion Wounded Return to ShijSs _, PRISON CAMP JOBS. Livermore, Oct. 25 — Robert Fitzgerald and Byrl Smith are at the prison camp near and Mrs. Smith is help- g at the Smith meat and gro- "' shoo, SEXTON (A' J u A ' R tees will entertain Methodist W. S. C. S. at the *slcy parsonage this week , and a, lesson will be ? 2 Mrs. W.vG.' Taylor. Chester )«i»ths were re- Sunday djrfneF guests of Mr. Mrs. Gene Norte. Mrs. B. E. Sanders and Mrs. B f m] s entertained the home la st week Tues- nders home. Roll an swered with a thrifty meal An in- rm . - - nnal discussion was led by Mrs. 'nders on fire prevention. ? The voted tlnw for Red Cross *°*- The res .spent at d the afternoon fillers for toll . ." *"WH UI 6 fUluIS iOi Bamni 9Usl i lons for hospital use. Ce P lvh°l? ther Red C ™ ss work f 'exhibited by Mrs. Sanders, J the women took home work Oe comnw^ for a Noyember were made for a in November. Opheims were re- of 5"P Schuler, -of ni caii y ' were Thursday even- P S at Oscar Hammond's. Ev erett Steven and a Who had be «i visiting parents, Mr. and Lu Verne ' With I he longest ix-aso-. c,:,-.! the largest lerritoi-y (>|;ui to pheasant hiinting, beginning at !) a. m. October U!!. the ;i n nual re- niinrler in ;, s k permission from the landowner to hunt is in order. The recent pheasant census figures reveal the greatest pheasant j ' LU VERNE P.U PROGRAM GIVEN ATSCHOOLHOUSE population in the stnle's' hrlorv i T ^ vcrnc - u f- -l - ^5-Thc Parcnl- i ,. M.IIL.S m.,ioiy, Teacher association of the Vcr ann m;.ny larmcrs are anxious to | non consolidated school southeast Have UK; surplus birds harvested, i ° r L " Verne held an October However, many "No Hunting" i 1Tlccti «g i" the school auditorium sifin* «.»] be ,,,; s i cd throughout J^^S^-- 111 -- -- Scv P "KeenOur it0 !' y ' M ° Sl ° r |r Thc ^cnarc responsible eel bec-m.o 1 M Mfc " S "^ P ° St " f ° r P r °S rams - and the mothers of olhi • id'-'i- r C T ° r ?r-'P u P ils furn i^ refreshments. The " dC ; .i rnl-v Jl ^"''tsmanship | program this time was opened ". u'' ', y °! ' K ', )J: ,' rt ° J hunt -! wth community singing, fol- Mn' S ' ° 1c ; oSfc ' Ualed l , h( -' m - I lowed by two playlets by the Mo,t ,,t those posted properties : seventh and eighth -i » . U.S. Army Signal Corps Photo f I??, 1 '" 5 '" 1 soldier s brought to shore line in jeeps, being to tank Utter to be transported to a hospital ship. It is your *i ^ k ™ V3 " le Amy d ° ctors su l»" ed with the n a d ^ SS aml well-stored blood plasma that kept the- rate below 3!', percent during the African campaign. That ' Father Brutally Beaten for Ordering Daughter Hopie Earth Register reported a rather peculiar nssauJt and battery case i'roni Winncbago, Minn. A family named Harming lives there, and there is a 10-year-old „ , Minn., lawn. He was taken to a hospital, where he was found to.be in a head injuries, broken ribs, and a punctured lung. visited her parents at Elkader, also,.with a brother and a sister who are instructors at Truax Field, Madison, Wis. Mrs, Arthur Heidenwith went to Mason City Wednesday for a short visit at her daughter Mrs. Lloyd Walker's, returning Saturday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Swanson, of Ohio, are visiting the former's , parents) Mr. and Mrs. T. A. r ? m Swanson, and at her brother Leo Swanson's. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Voigt ,.._.^. ,.., „ JU-JTI.-UI-UIU an,,, (,,, __ , , lvll > aiiu iviis. rimmaii vuiut daughter. Hanging around the ., aho ,. 1 ° mcn were arrested as were Fort Dodge callers Thurs- lately had J ^-tlacke rs and at last reports day , and Mr . Voigt consulted an they were in the county jail been two Albert Lea laborers, one from Oklahoma, the other from Madison, S. D. The fellow from Oklahoma is married and has a child. Saturday night, October 9, the girl and presumably another girl had been out with the two men, | and the Hanning girl didn't get j home till nn early Sunday morning hour. The same afternoon the two men and a 16-year-old Blue Earth girl called for her, but Hanning followed them and sent his daughter home. When Harming got home there was a family ruckus and he j Post did not say threatened to leave home. In fact [ charges had been he did go out, but last week Mon- awailing the outcome of Hanning's injuries. Last Thursday's Bin e Earth Post said: Manning's left side is paralyzed as the result of the abuse administered to Him by the young men. Ribs were broken, a lung was punctured, and he suffered from exposure in lying in an unconscious state on a Winnebago lawn all night. The attackers were to have a court hearing Thursday, but the T"l,, n I _1 I _1 I _. _ . I . n . eye specialist. Geraldine Rooney, employed at Anamosa,- visited her mother, Mrs. John Waldron, last week. Mrs. John Kain, Algona, was lately visiting her daughter, Mrs. Joseph Loebach. Mr. and Mrs. C. Ihle, Cylinder, were Thursday evening callers at Mrs. Hedin's. 4, Liverrnore Baby is Under 2-lb. Weight them nor in what court the hear- Liverrnore, Oct. 25—A one- what formal ! pound 12-oz. girl born to Mr. and filed against I Mrs. Jesse Martin at their home j day morning he was found lying •• ing would be held . i. Treasury Dcpiu-lmcnt are open to hunters in whom the land-owner lias confidence. It is therefore the responsibility of the individual sportsman to make himself welcome on these farms. It is a mistake and a violation of the Iowa statutes to trf-pass with dog or gun nn any enclosed or cultivated lands other thim public shooi ing grounds without first ' securing permission the owner. Hunters cannot be urged ' too strongly to arrive at their hunting grounds in plenty of time to contact the owner of the- prop- grades, a style show by Miss Jordan's pupils, a piano duet by Maryellen Gash and Maryalicc Davis, and harmonica music by Herman Vorland. The committee in charge of lunch consisted of Mrs. Ernest Eggcrth, Mrs. Henry Bram, Mrs. Harold Smith, and Mrs. Fred DeMooy. Myrtle Jordan is teaching from freshman English, home econom- \. ! ics. and physics at Vernon consolidated. Speech Freedom Discussed — "Freedom of Speech" was the erty on which they expect to topic for discussion at a meeting hunt. The importance of fanner-! of the Progressive club last week | sportsman relationship cannot be! Monday evening, with Mrs. Irvin ! overstressed, for on the agree-j Chapman as hostess. A panel: ablenoss of it depends our up-j discussion was led by Mrs. S. R. : land game shooting. One care- j Baker and Mrs. A. J. Hjelle. Roll! less or malicious act by a single i call was answered with current! hunter may close a given area to' all for a lone; period of time.. If everyone conducts himself as a true sportsman, the "No Hunting' signs will soon disappear. By recent action the state conservation commission has closed Little Wall Lake in Hamilton county and Wall Lake in Wright county trappin events. Hugh Shirk.then gave a talk explaining the War Chest program, and distributed material in connection with the drive last week Tuesday. The town was divided into sections, two women for each section, and the: Humboldl county section was taken care of by Kenneth Soren• •.isen and Ralph Lawrence. The j lo muskrat and mink! next. c i u b meeting will be held! during the 1934-44 trap- November 1, with Mrs. Ray Stone ping season. as hostess. The recent fur census revealed that these two closed last season, made sufficient recovery to jus-] ing was held "at the rural home lakes, although I Waves Give Club Talks— '•> have not yet! The Tuesday club's last moet- Vernon and Humbol.dt townships had a K>a last week Monday evening at (he Vernon consolidated school building, and it was largely attended. The husbands were guests. Myrtle Wyatt, home economist, presented moving pictures on storagt of foods and on poultry. Clifford Johnson Die.;— Word was received here recently of the death cf Clifford Johnson, formerly Lu Verne, in California, after a some months illness. His widow is the former Golda White, and five grown children survive. Ho was manager of the local telephone exchange when the family lived here. Church Circle to Meet— The Methodist W. S.' C. S. circles will meet Wednesday at the following homes: No. 1, with Mrs. T. L. Williams, Mrs. A. L. Jo.'ies assisting; 2. with Mrs. Har:••->!..i Sorensen, Mrs. C. C. Mc- CK.llan assisting; 3, with Mrs. Richard Bashan, Mrs. John Ramus assisting. Tea for a Visitor— Shirley Dimler, Des Moines, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Dimler here, came home for a week's vacation, and an afternoon tea was given in her honor Thursday at Mrs. Harry Von Draska's, .with, close friends...JJJB. guests. The afternoon was spent at visiting and needlework. Oilier Lu 'Verne Jfews. Dr. T. L. Williams has purchased the Albert Schneider residence, and will take possession as soon as Mr. Halverson can find a suitable house to rent. Mr. Halverson is manager of the local Thompson Yards. Mrs. Flora Rancy went to Reinbeck Saturday for a visit at her til'y their opening to trapping of Mrs. Paul Blumer, Florence j Hof assisting. Short reports of All stall! parks since the inauguration of the park system , . 'iil'i. r ll'''^* "" "«£,«•"•• ..~*~ t-,*.v... ,-.j have been wilohle refuges, and i Hu]da Fritzemeier and Mrs .John a recent county federation meeting at Algona were given by hunting or carrying firearms m i Voss Sr-i and Waves Doris and them has been prohibited at all Beulah Eggles,lon gave seasons of Ihe year, but because a bout their work. Doris of numerous complaints from landowners in the vicinity of talks is a pharmacist's mate at the Great Lakes, and Beulah has been as- daughter Mrs. H. R. Frei's and with the formers son'Forrest, of Camp Dix, N. J., wno was at home" on furlough. Mrs. PI. E. Rogers and Mrs. A. J. Zweifol \vere visitors hist week Tuesday.at Mrs. Jack Le Werne's, Fort Dodge. Mrs. Le Wernc is the former Amber Rogers. Mrs. Roy Guy and her two little sons t'ot. home Thursday from Molinc, 111., where they had spent a few days with Hoy, who works in a defense plant there. Mrs. Leroy Murray, Colfax, and her son Donald lately spent a few days with Mr. and Mrs. John Voss Jr. and at W. B. Murray's, south of town. Mrs. Walter Greno, of Havre, Mont., and Mrs. Rachel Hanna, of Fairmont, spent J'dday and Saturday with Mrs. Peter Thompson. borothy Thomas and her sister Beverly went to Minneapolis Friday to visit their sister Arlene. Betty Ramus and Mrs. Bert Ramus, Des Mpines, spent last week Sunday a* the Otto Ramus home. Mrs.. .Edw. McKenna, Hardy, spent Thursday here with her sister, Mrs. William Ristau. . * ' Union ;Boy in Navy Has Crushed Hand ... Union. Tw.K,.,_QcU_J22~Bernard John Bode, E. M. 2/c in the naval service, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Bode, lately wrote 'of an injury in: active service on a ship which at last reports was some- wh'ere in the Pacific. His left hand.was badly crushed, and for a time it was doubtful whether all the fingers could be saved, but .the hand is now in a cast, and it is hoped that .the fingers will be saved. How the injury occurred was not definitely stated. Whittcmore. Oct. 25—Clarence now live in WaterloOf and Werner is employed in a plant. Tuesday, Oct. 12, was taken to Mercy hospital, Fort Dodge, and kept in an incubator, in which she has been doing well. The , , i Martins have four other daugh- ui.it tcrs. Mrs. Martin was formerly Camp Executive Lives Here— Mr. and'Mrs. Allan Bodin, with Mrs. Bodin's mother, Mrs. M. D. Thomas, are now occuping the Geneva Fox, Livermore. *DOGS ATTACK SHEEP. Four Corners, Oct. 25 — Dogs L ____^ early last week Monday morning late Richard Benedict's house for' chased sheep at the Edward Rich a few months. Mr. Bodin is one i farm. -.One sheep was killed, and of the executives at the prison another'badly crippled. This was Wiltgen, who received a medical! camp on No. 18, west of Algona. the second time these dogs had I discharge from the army recently, was a Whittemore caller last week. Sylvester Fuchsen, who is in the navy, lately carne for a 22- day furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Fuchsen, and Joseph Keene, also in the navy, arrived from San Francisco a few days ago for ten days with his parents, Keene. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Genglcr recently arrived from Miami, Fla., for n honeymoon furlough with Mr. Genj;ler's parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Gehgler. Staff Sgl. Paul Kollasch is here on furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Kollasch. Here, as elsewhere throughout the United States, the uniforms of the armed forces are a common sight. Birthday Party for Boy— j Eddie, son of Mr. and Mrs. Pet- j er Schumacher, was taken by j surprise one day last week, when , a group of his schoolmates congregated at. his home to celebrate his birthday. His mother served lunch. visited the Rich farm. ".11 |V".> 0 «""' m.-j i Hospital Patient Home— Mr. and Mrs. Theodore ! Ada, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Fandel, is at home, recuperating from a long illness following rheumatic fever some time ago. She had been at a St. Paul hospital. Other IVhittcinore Neivs. Mr. and Mrs. August Gade and Mr. and Mrs. Herman Meyer Four Corners were Thursday evening dinner j Thursday, gueslfe of Mr. and Mrs. - - • • Gade, near West Bend. Mrs. Edmund O'Brien The Four Corners Mothers & Daughters club met Thursday at Mrs. Violet Walker's, Mrs. Rose Sabin assisting, and the opening song Was Onward, Christian Soldiers. At roll call jokes were told. A paper on Madame Chiang Kai-Shek was read by Mrs. Ruth Stephens. The next meeting will be with Mrs. Irene Holdren on .Nov. 4, Mrs. Loretta Broesder'assisting. Mrs. Ceiil Bjustrom helped her mother,-Mrs. Arch Walker, last Edwin lately There, are still a few soy beans to be combined here, but on most farms corn-picking is in progress. Lutheran Teachers Confer— The Rev. W. H. Discher and the , | local Lutheran parochial teachers, '• Messrs. H. W. B'ehnke and P. L. j Jessen, .attended a teachers' con- i ference for the Lutheran west : ' half district at Luthcrville' Wednesday, Thursday, and Fri-; day. Mr. Discher is secretary of, the Christian Education in ,'this i area. Werner Braatzes 10 Return— Werner Braavz, former resident of Whittemore, was recently here, looking for a house for his family. He will bs inducted into the army before long. The Braatzes Q. Why should oE be changed every two month* or at 1,000 miles—whichever comes first? • • - ,•:.---••• -iV.rtVvivV, - .... A. Your car produces nearly 1 gallon of water per gallon of gaa burned. Short-run driving fails to expel aQ this water. Some gets into the crankcase and contaminates any oil—especially in cool and cold w**"wr« some of the larger parks, it has s j gnet [ to Ottumwa. The latter is been necessary for the conscrva-1 an aviation machinist's male. The lion commission to Ihin out predatory animals on some of the areas. Upon reeeint of complaints, investigations are made, and where sufficient grounds for complaint exist commission employes remove the surplus animals. In the past, during the winter months, the commission has allowed fishermen to use gill nets under the ice in Spirit Lake and the Okobojis as part, of the rough fish removal program. The fishermen, directly supervised by commission employes, have paid the state a small percent of the value of the catch taken to Day for this supervision. Game spe'cies taken by this method are returned to the water. It has now been decided by the commission that winter gill-netting under this plan will be discontinued on all lakes in the state with the exception of West Okoboji, and fishing under this sys- girls' talks were considered most interesting. Mrs. G, A. Eggleston, their mother, and Mrs. Jos. Wadleigh were guests. A two- course tray lunch was served. Second School Band Here — The Band Mothers met last Wednesday evening, with the following hostesses: Mrs. Archie Sanford, Mrs. Phil Henderson, Mrs. Aaron Steussy, Mrs. Harold Sorensen. The local school music instructor, Miss Cowling, has organized a junior band of 37 pieces, besides the regular band of 35 pupils. There were 25 club members present, and a benefit card party was planned for the near future, Birthday Box Oranges- Herman Meyer lately received a box of oranges as a birthday gift from relatives in California who work in a fruit-packing establishment there . He was generous with the gift, and treated tern' will be continued in West I he high school faculty Friday Okoboji for the 1943-44 season only. All future rough fish removal operation will be carried on by the commission itself. Beginning with the 1943 pheasant season, all state conservation officers are required to carry in their cars or boats while on duty a Wood's emergency first aid kit. Because of the nature of the officers' duties, they are constantly called upon to administer first aid in many kinds of accidents. All conservation officers are annually required to attend first aid schools, and in the past many have carried small, personally- owned first aid kits. . It has been deemed advisable by the commission to make mandatory the possession of elaborate state-owned kits. . The commission has rescinded an order establishing an area for two miles along the Des Homes river north of the power dam -at Fort Dodge as a wildlife refuge. The area will now be open to hunting, and will be posted as public shooting grounds. morning, thereby mixing the box of California sunshine with Iowa's glorious October weather. Mrs. Meyers is a member of the faculty. Larimers Home From Coast — Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Larimer have returned from a month with relatives at Los Angeles and with the daughter Mrs. Cecil Williams, Chula Vista, Calif. En route back they spent some time at Seattle, also at Minneapolis, where they visited at Mrs. Larimer's brother LeRoy Barton's. The LeRoy Bartons once lived at Algona. Home Project Meeting— ' The home project women of OVEHWQRUO EYES * NEED A HELP * *Here's your casiest-on-the-battery motor «il! THE CUE for motor oil selection this fall is— save that battery, protect that engine, stretch those gas coupons. Change to Standard's famous Iso-Vis 10 W, the fastest starting, easiest-on-the battery 10 W motor oil you can buy. At today's reduced speeds, oil consumption'is greatly reduced, but batteries are older. Under rationed driving, they recharge less, run down faster. Too-heavy oil increase* battery drag, endangers the motor when starting cold, wastes gasoline. Iso-Vis 10 W gives instant lubrication, yet stays tough under heat—gives full engine protection. Get it today. 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