The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 6, 1937 · Page 7
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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, May 6, 1937 TEN YEARS AGO all nh* il • all other towns of its size, Algona !££.« • t ge . the most unusua ' events in Its trade history, by put- SriL 011 f " al hone! ">t°-goodness Wedding in connection with Us two aay extension drive. Every merchant and business man in the city had cooperated to the extent of offering an alluring array of beautiful gifts to the first couple who w ;" 1wr| te to J. S. Auner, president •of the Commercial Club and offer to take part in the wedding • » * Beth Baclni*. who was a student at the University of Dubuque, was a member of the vested choir of the University of Dubuque and was with the club on a tour through Illinois. They gave concerts at Freeport, Rock Island, Moline Dixon, Galena, and other points and broadcasted from WOC at Davenport. • » * Dr. and Mrs. Karl Hoffman spent Sunday at LeMars visiting Mr. Hoffman's parents, Mr. and Mrs I>. N. Hoffman. • * * Lelghton Mlsbach came home from Chicago, where he had been ••employed in a large printing establishment He was working In the Kraft-Misbach store, » » • Joseph Cosgrove and son, Harold, spent Sunday at their home here. They were working at Falr- imont, Minn. • * V Stella Mae Breen underwent an operation for appendicitis at the Kossuth hospital. Miss Breen was stenographer for Attorney J. L% Bonar and' is still in his office. Her mother, Mrs. J. D. (Breen of Titonka, was staying with her. She was getting along nicely. * * * Roy Richardson, who hod made a great success as manager of the Algona Furniture Exchange, during the past two years, had rented the building where that firm had been doing business and put in a brand new stock of furniture of his own. * * * Lawrence Kressin met with Injuries while repairing a tractor which proved fatal. While he was reaching over the tractor to put a crank spring in place the wind blew his coat into the shaft. He was wound around it and the engine stopped Immediately. If this had not happened he would have been ground to pieces. The unfortunate young man was found by his mother about twenty minutes after the accident happened. Wm. Voight helped her to remove him. It was found he had a broken collar bone, injuries of the back, one arm broken, and the other dislocated, he was paralyzed from the waist down, and suffered severe internal injuries. He was conscious from the time of the accident until 9:00 p. m. and died at 1 a. m. * • * Eugenia Rlst, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Rist, who is a junior at Rockford College, Rockford, Illinois, was recently appointed On many of their used cars Ford Dealers give tne greatest value and protection ever offered used car buyers. These car a carry the R & G tag, which means a car that has been Renewed to Ford factory specifications and Guaranteed in writing on a Money- Back basis. Yet you pay no premium for this extra value. Make for make and model for model R & G used cars are priced with the lowest on the market. Why not choose yours today? SEE VALUES LISTED BELOW 1936 Ford Tudor, Ounmetal Radio, heater, 16,000 miles. $175.00 down. 1935 Ford Tudor, Green Heater, low mileage, motor excellent. $150.00 down. 1935 Ford DeLuxe Fordor, Green 16,000 miles, tireti and finish like new. $165.00 down. 1934 Ford DeLuxe Tudor, Green Hot water heater, new tires, Karl Keen Trunk. $135.00 down 1934 Ford Coupe, Blue Almost new tires, reconditoned motor, new paint, $135 down 1933 Ford Tudor, Black Reconditioned motor, new tires, finish like new, $125 down 1933 Chevrolet Coach, Black Motor overhauled, fair tires, new paint. $125.00 down. 1932 Chevrolet Panel, Black Good tires, motor overhauled, new paint. $115.00 down. 1931 Chevrolet Coach, Heater Motor overhauled, good tires, new paint, $90.00 down. 1930 Chevrolet Coach, Heater Good motor and tires, new paint. $75.00 down. 1930 Chevrolet Coupe, Heater, Radio Good tires and motor, $75.00 down. 1930 Chevrolet Sedan, Maroon Good tires and motor; $75.00 down. Perhaps your present car will make the down payment Terms to Suit 25 Others To Choose From Make U* An Offer Kent Motor Co. SALES SERVICE In The WEEK'S NEWS Current Events Photographed for The Algona Upper Des Moines DINNER CALL SAVES TVVO—Saved from possible injury or death, two boys, Junior Oruver and John Krelger, answering a supper call left the bridge, picture above, just seconds before a huge ice jam started moving, taking it for a ride down the Shell Rock River northwest of Rockford, Iowa. Riding the ice cakes, the bridge came to rest 300 feet from its former location. MAY TRY REBEL BLOCKADE—Undaunted by the fate of the Mar Cantabrlco, the Spanish ship which tried to penetrate a Rebel blockade while loaded with munitions and supplies for the Madrid Government and which was captured in the attempt by a Rebel cruiser off the coast of Spain recently, another Spanish Loyalist ship, the Motomar, shown above at the harbor at Vera Cruz, Mexico, is said to be taking on supplies for a similar venture. editor of the school paper, "The Purple Parrot," and will edit the paper for the rest of the year. Eugenia received another honor when the play which she and another girl wrote, was chosen to be presented at the May fete. The fete is held every year and a play written by a student is always given. Hers was chosen as the best of many submitted. • * * Tola Lehman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Lehman, was performing an errand with some other high ichool student*. She thought •h* would drive into the driveway at the W. C. Steele home when large Packard car struck her car as she turned. Her car was badly damaged and she was thrown against the steering wheel in such a manner that her face struck the wheel, hieaklng off several teeth. TWENTY YEARS AGO Frank Golfed and Sadie Taylor surprised their many friends by being quietly married at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Taylor. The ceremony was performed by the. Rev. Alexander English in the presence of a few immediate friends and relatives. • * • The KoHHiith County district court adjourned to convene again July 2. In the Juvenile court, Christina Olson, widow, was allowed $1.50 a week each for two dependent children qs was Mary Sorensen. The George Paine Drug Co. was awarded a permit to ship In alcohol. A divorce was granted to Emma Reeves vs. Alva Reeves. • • • In view of the Interest of business men in the great task of financing the war and the urgency for action, The National Chamber has called upon the Algona Commercial Club for quick consideration of a referendum just sent out. Com- Notice to Redeem STATE OF IOWA, KOSSUTH COUNTY, 83. To Erlck Enckson, Herbert Weise and Henry Weise: You and each of you are hereby notified that at an adjourned sale of lands and lots for taxes on the 21st day of May, 1934, by the Treasurer of Kossuth County, Iowa, the following described real estate situated in said County, to-wit: West Twenty (20) feet of Lot Two (2) of Block Two (2) and except a strip Five (5) feet wide on West side Lot Three (3) of Block Two (2) of Beane's Addition of the City of Hurt, Kossuth County, Iowa, was sold to E. H. Pannkuk who now holds the said certificate therefor and that the right of redemption will expire, and a deed for said premises will be made, unless redemption from such sale be made within ninety (90) days from the completed service of this notice. Dated this 29th day of April, 1937. 18-20 E. H. PANNKUK. mercial organizations are display- Ing at the present time, intense patriotism and desire to aid. In • » » Col. E. E. Schwietert, the popular and well known Burt auctioneer, was at Des Moines taking treatment for a nervous break down. Mr. Schwietert has many friends in this county who will be glad to see him return fully recovered. Reader Comment To the Editor:—The May bulletin of the Algona Iowa State Bank, gives this item, "An abstract of title gives no title to the property described in the abstract." To the ordinary citizen this Is a grotesque statement. Why commit the absurd antic of going to an abstractor when he does nothing for you toward securing title? This question has been asked by Avise men for, lo, these many years. It would be cheaper for the State of Iowa to buy out all the abstractors in the state, even at a high price and take care of titles through the recorder's office. A purchaser should be able to get title to real estate by receiving a slip of paper just as he does when he buys bank stock. As it now is, even the court does not guarantee title may not be questioned. Land titles represent the greatest value in Iowa, yet they are on no stable basis. What then does the abstractor do for the money you pay him for abstracts? He simply furnishes a record of ownership of real estate. Under our present law title system, the entire proceedings of a law suit affecting' title becomes a part of an abstract. A whole divorce case must be spread on the abstract; a suit disputing title becomes a part of an abstract, when an executor administers an estate his various activities, including application to court, order of court, names of heirs, final report, discharge of executor and all the rest part of an abstract. Time and legal action combine to make a whole book of Iowa abstracts. Each abstractor covers a certain period in the history of ownership and only that. He is only responsible for the period named. How then is the purchaser to know his title? He goes to the lawyer, pays a fee and gets an opinion. But he gets no title. All the purchaser has is an abstract and an opinion. If any question of title arises the owner goes to the attorney again and pays another fee. Can this be remedied and the holder of real estate made secure in his title? Certainly it can. When Chicago had Its great fire during t;-.e *• -ve-.tic -. rcmnls of titles wre burned and lost in w|-. ile arena. What wr* to be done? Abstractors were no good. In a pinch they never arc and fro-.n the nature of the problem no\ er can bo anything but scribes. Chicago reported to the Torrcns system of titles for the portion where abstracts had been burred. No question of title eels under this system because the state first takes title and then transfers title to the purchaser. When the state takes title all old mortgages must he paid by the new purchaser Issuing his own mortgage and the olil mortgage is (••in- celled. Everything connected with the nev/ title is in the now owner's name. This one clearing up is fi-ial. There is no appeal from it. The new purchaser gets n slip of paper which is recorded. Title cannot be questioned because the incident was closed when the state took title. The chasing from pillar to post concerning each and every parcel of land by each abstractor is clone away with. The land holder is released from all abstract expense except a small fee for the official service of the state. The abstractors can be converted to the change by buying their books. But the lawyers! Let them make their own answer. The general public should throw up their hats and celebrate their release from abstract troubles. S. H. McNUTT. FREE $1.00 Gardenia Perfume With each 75c box Woodbury's PACE POWDER Both n ,» With This When In need of glasses have your eyes thoroughly examined tty DR. F. E. SAWYER, Opt. MSWA , Only Coupon Friday and Saturday Sorensen Drug HIDES - WOOL TOP MARKET PRICES PAID FOR HIDES AND WOOL Joe Greenberg LOWE BROTHERS HIGH STANDARD HOUSE PAINT casts less per square fool of surface painted and outlasts ordinary paints—both of these merits are due to its high quality. Some low-grade paints analyzed by recognized laboratories were found to contain 6355 of water and other evaporating liquids. This left only 37% of film- forming solids to protect the surface. Loire Brothers High Standard Liquid Paint contains 90% of protective film-forming solids. Be sure of better results and more pleasing effects before you paint. Come in and see Lowe Brothers Pictorial Color Chart showing actual painted reproductions of new and modern color schemes. F. S. Norton & SOD Phone 229 Algona, Iowa QUALITY UNSURPASSED ' S I N C F 1 R 6 FOR QUICK RESULTS—USE THE WANT ADS HORTON Electric and Gas Motor WASHERS $49.95 to $99.95 Electric MIX-MASTER I Complete with juicer $22.50 COLEMAN Automatic Electric IRONS $7.95 NATIONAL 18 quarts PRESSURE COOKER $15.50 Notice to Redeem STATE OF IOWA, KOSSUTH COUNTY, SS. To W. J. Morehart and E. H. Pannkuk: You and each of you are hereby notified that at an adjourned sale of lands .and lots for taxes on the 21st day of May, 1934, by the Treasurer of Kossuth County, Iowa, the following described real estate situated In said County, to-wit: South Fifty (50) feet of North half <tt> of Lot Two (2) of Part of South Six (6) acres of Out Lot One (1) of the City of Burt, Koasuth County, Iowa, waa sold to E. H. Pannkuk and duly assigned to P. A. Danaon who now holds the said certificate therefor cad that the right of redemption will expire, end a deed for said premises will be made, unless redemption from nucfa sale be made within ninety (90) days from the completed service of this notice. Dated tola 26th day of April, 193?. P. A, DANSON. Universal VACUUM CLEANER $39.95 Pastry or Combination Food Cabiuets at $1.49 Glass Beater Sets 59c All Tnat 1 Am Or Ever Hope To Be I Owe To My Angel Mother A. Lincoln TV* "Tb« Boy Lincoln and Hi* Mother" Reproduced through courtesy ol The Lincoln National LUa luiunuc* Company Your Mother S HE knew not what you would be. yet unfalteringly did she take her very life into her own hands, putting it up as forfeit that you too might live. With your first baby breath you knew that she stood champion to your cause. She nourished you through tender years, guiding you into paths she felt were safe for uncertain little feet. When you fell, hers were the hands that picked you up. Her quick sympathy dried your tears. If you were hurt, her love more than all things else supplied the magic balm which made your bruises disappear. As you grew, she continued, a constant shield, to take the blows she could fend from you. No harm did she regard too great if, taking it herself, you might be spared. Ever Willie j lo z~z~~z2. mcsay tilings has sne c,Iadly foregone, that you might Lave. Even though she may not have been always invited to participate in your joys, she has at all times been ready to share your sorrows. Hei one thought has ever been to enrich and beautify the l ;; o •shr oava y~:u. L. J. NELSON Nelson Hardware ALGONA IOWA GLOBE RANGES] For coal and wood including the new] .sensational Dutch oven ranges $74.50 to $149.50 Beautiful streamlined I 3 burners all white BOSS OIL STOVE $25.00 Duo-Therm, OIL-BURNING RANGE all white enameled (burns Xo. 1 furnace | oil) $149.50 Beautiful (Jlass Coffee VACULATOR $5.95 PYREX Double Boilers at $3.95 Pyrex Percolator at $1.79 BORG Bath lioom or HEALTH SCALES $3.50

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