Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on August 21, 1945 · Page 4
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 4

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FAOt EIGHT OATS THRESHING THIS YEAR HAS BEEN DELAYED planted the yield has so far over- aged 40 to 60 bushels, with tests of 32 to 38 pounds. One elevator reported that in its territory Boone is the most I * popular variety, with Tama a Mary Jane close second, and only one' Mary K6SSUTM , ADVANCE, ALGONA, IOWA eTille to Wed", daughter of J. Neville, Emmets- Yields Spotted Because of Weather. Moines. Announce ncnt by the bride's D. Kitterman also spoke. parents was imported in the Dai-1 After the program the ly lowan, August 5, accompanied bride-elect's picture. farmer planted an unimproved and Mrs. E. variety. | burg, will bs married at 4 p. m In the North End where heavy Sunday, S< ptember 9, at the _ hail struck a month ago oats are ' Congregational church, Emmets- I making only four to 12 bushels, i burg, to Gerald K,, son of Mr. Over KoSSllth ! 9 n tne other hand a small field and Mrs. G(iy E. Chinn, of Des in Buffalo township near barns and heavily fertilized is reported to have made 109 bushels. Near Wesley and Corwith yields are 35 bushels up to 50. Farmers Baling Straw. After the heavy rain of Aug. 13, many fields had shocked tints torn apart, and bundles were seen floating in ponds and piled a.rninst fences. The heavy yield of eood quality straw is being baled or put under cover on many farms to be used for rouehage and bedding next winter. The price is not ex- : speech frate -nity. pected to be as high this winter j The brid as last, because- of an abundant ior in the hav crop. i law, preside nt of Other small grains to be har- ! council, president vested are flax, clover, and legumes. From present prospects a good bean crop is anticipated. , Oat threshing, usually out of the way by this time in August, is now just getting off to a good start. Several 'rings' started their first runs Saturday on farms where fields were high and comparatively dry. Farmers who combined are mostly finished. Enough threshing in parts of the county, lias been done to establish a fairly accurate estimate. The season for small grain as well as row crops has been unusual. The cool weather and excessive moisture have produced much straw and forage. Where clover was planted with oats the nurse crop in many fields grew as tall as the oats, making both threshing and combining a problem. Forly to 60 Bushels. In places where improved Mr. bers of Union.township Mothers & Daughters club and their families was held Sunday at the Glenn Jenkinson farm home. Dinner was spread at 1:30, and was followed by a program. Helena and Rachel Weisbrod sang duets, and talks were given by Mr. and Mrs. Torsten Lagerstrom, formerly New York, who last spring bought a Union twp. farm. Mervin Gardner, recently discharged from the air corps, Paul Lindholrh, land the Rev. R. time Iowa City, Sunday, •' was spent at Visiting and play- by the ing volley ball. There was an at- I tendance of 'some 60, and Mr. and Miss Neville, who was gradu-• Mrs. Bernard Bode were guests. ated from the university last April, was president of the senior class, member of the board of Publications Union board, president of Cu Tier Hall, and affil- The •committee that planned the picnic included Mr. and Mrs. Walter Weisbrod and Mrs. Roy Sarchet. The next regular club meeting will be held in Septem- iated with Phi Beta Kappa, nat- bcr, with Mrs. George Kohl and ional honorary scholastic society,' Mrs. Louis Bode hostesses. and Zeta Phi Eta, honorary ;room-to-bc is a scn- I fraternity , Alpha Tau jniversity college of the student of the inter- cjouncil, president of Omega social fratcr- rieies of oats such as Boone, Tama, Marion, and Control were SELLS GROCERY STORE. Ira Hansen, who formerly operated but sold the filling station just west of Burt, has sold a grocery store at Shell Rock he va- purchased when he sold out at nity, secrctz rv of the Gamma Eta Gamma The Good Old Days No. 1 Being a scries of old-time pictures showing scenes of Algona and this store, and used in connection with our present Diamond Jubilee year celebration. The name of "Hutchins" has been associated with the early nioneer lii'e of Kossut.h County since March 1869 when D. 1-1. Hutchins settled in Algona and embarked in the implement business. Clayton J3. Hutchins, who devoted much of his life to agricultural pursuits, but served both the County and Sfcate in official capacity, was six years old when his father brought him to Algona. Harold D. I-lwtohins is the third generation and at present is en- ••.C:;^B;.-HutehtaB. H. D. Hutchins, d j ^ l L). H. Hutchins, Paul C. Hutchins ° ° "(four generations of Hutchins tate business in Al- family) gona. Our store rec- or&:i show the i.'.imc of "Hutchins" as early as 1870 and 187.1 in our first ledgers. Mr.'H. D. Hutchins has written the following poem, "THEY HAVE I'AHSED ON," which seems to catch the spirit of those noble pioneers who laid the foundations of our present community. THEY HAVE PASSED ON They have nasscd on: Who lived and loved and built this cily fair Of homes and schools and stores And churches, heaven-aspiring. And planted grass and flowers and trees To make so beautiful a dwelling place For you and me; Who drained Ihe swamps and turned the tough sod. So that food could grow for their posterity Out of this richness that Nature took ages to elaborate. And we are heirs of this priceless inheritance! Is it meet to dissipate our lime And waste our substances In merely "living high"? Dare we forget all those who must come after us; Drawn by lh' resistless urge To grow into self-consciousness And have, at last, divine experiences After Life's temperings by Good and 111 That, soon or late, Try every son of Man? % On these foundations let us build. Above all, nobler characters. Fit to use well this wealth ' The'pioneers' toil Wrought from the wastes and wilds. They never knew of Failure's name; But were resolved, let come what may. Their children should enjoy Life more abundantly than they— What that shall mean Our duty is to say. H. D. H. viccpresident of the Iowa Law Students ess The bride ghtcr of Mr. my) Neville Burt. Mr Hansen is the brother j of Mrs. Claire Winkie, Algona. The Unit met Mondaj ion hall. Mr idcnt, in session. The by Merle P law fraternity, and odation. elect is a grnnddau- and Mrs. J. W. (Jim- Algona. Retreat for Church Wonwn— A Presbyterian Woman's Council retreat was held at the church here Thursday, 10 to 3. Mrs. J. J. Wadleigh led the retreat, the purpose of which was to review the past year's work and adopt goals for the coming year. , The following council officers | and circle chairmen had part in discussion: Mesdames McKim, Firman Laing, Ivan Long, Mattie MrWhorter, C. B. Murtagh, A. E. Kresensky, .Frank Geigel, P. W. SOFTS ALL TEAM DEFEATS FORT DODGERS P. W. Camp, Algona, Aug. 13-r victory in three A LETTER FROM FRAMBACHGIRL AT U HOSPITAL The Walter Frambachs have received the following Iowa City letter from Jhe daughter Yvonne, 9, who was severely burned some Scoring the Starts, the mguiiu x-naunui vi.,-• ------ , ...i....War Camp softball Jeam^defeat-1 wee^ago when ^^ ^ ^^ put it out: along pretty have had two blood ed the Fort Dodge Tent & Awn- i ing Co. ten on the Post diamond on * r«!Jn,, ninhf 11 C 1 Friday night, 11-6. -The game was held to six innings because of a late start, but was enough to give the spectators all the ball they wanted for one evening. Sloppy fielding and heavy sticking alternated during the six innings. . | The Guards got four extra base blows, T-4 Andresen getting a I triple and T-Sgt. Gill, Pfc. Bur- j gess, and Pvt. Tobin collecting': doubles. | The Prisoner of War team is anxious to secure games with- Whittemore and Lu Verne. '. ] A return engagement with the Fort Dodge aggregation will, be played on the Post diamond next Friday night at 7 o'clock.- | The line score Friday was: I Tent & Awning 230 001— 6- 4-5 i PW Camp . 306 02x—11-10-2 ! Batteries: Woods. Wells, .arid, Halligan; Rusik and Tobin, Powell. good. I have had two blood transfusions. I go up to a big tub of water every day. It is lots of' fun. They may start to skin- graft Monday [Aug.. 20]. I get lots of good things to eat. "This is written for me by a lady across the hall Who is staying with another girl who was burned." . ,, ' ... Yvonne was a patient five weeks at the KossUth hospital before she was taken to the university hospital. TUESDAY, AUG. At* GREAT LAKES. Stanley, 'son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ricdel, recently enlisted in the navy, and is now at the Great Lakes station for boot training. d Service Women United Service Women Meet— , Edna Mitchell, .Casey> Loss, Rudolph Guderian, and Hugh Colwell. ,......'••.' . Specific goals decided on were better attendance for the ensuing year and better fellowship to Presbyterians new in Algona. was evening at the Leg. W. G. Curtis, pres- rhargc of a business program was a talk •alt about the navy. Circle 3, Jjlrs. Carl Spies, chair- A covered dish luncheon man, Mrs. pampbell Humphrey, served at noon .to 25. co-chairman, served lunch. ' Much work has been done by the group s|ncc May 1, and completed articles shipped during the summeil are: 2 swim trunks, 3 "T" shirtsj, 9 wool quilts, 4 afghans, 12 cotton lap robes, 28 pairs slippers, 15 wheel chair pillows with cretonne slip covers. Twenty b|ed pillows, 20 unbleached niuslin slip covertS, 5 convalescent robes, 200 handkerchiefs, 105 jwash cloths, 2 gray blankets, one bedspread, 2 bolster covers] 13 triangular bandages. ; The nuota for August is ten pairs slippers, 50 wash cloths, 100 handkerchiefs, ten cotton or wool lap robes, 2 afghans knitted or made from wool squares. Much of i.he month's quota has been completed, but workers are needed in {he sewing room. The R ^ a t.e park. need for Articles made by the 'shed. On USW did i)<>t end with the surrender; work is expected to increase for i time. Patricia Matern is Now on Saipan Lt. Patricia Matern, army nurse, left the States June ,16 for , overseas duty and by letter recently received by her- parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Matern -Jiere, she told of reaching Saipan. The trip from New York wns made the Panama. Canal, and she Clothes Ready for Action via Shower for Recent Bride— Mrs. Wilbur Zeigler was host- is stationed at a new hospital. ess Sunday afternoon at a mis- She was surprised to find Wil- ccllaneous shower in honor ofiliam Prothman, for years neighbor daughter-in-law Mrs. Wayne, bor just across the street at Zeigler, A reading was given by Marian Zeigler, and Zelma Johnson played .a piano selection. Games were played, after which refreshments were served., Thirty-five guests attended the courtesy, and the honoree received many gifts. Out of town guests were the bride's mother; Mrs. Ned Johnson, near Garner, and sister, Zelma. C. D. A. Picnic Planntd — The C. D. of A. and the family ies will have a picnic and po^ luck dinner at noon Sunday,' Aug. 26, at the Ambrose A. Calf _._, ------ ,_ Coffee the committee Mesdames Minnie Matern Katharine McEvoy. are and . \\ Mothers arid Daughters Picnic— An annual picnic for rnem- YELLOW VANCE. 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