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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, April 19,1938 RURAL SCHOOL PARTLY BURNED NEAR ffi VINGTON Pioneer Red Brick, Bldg. on Dan Long Place Damaged Irvington: The little red brick house on the Dan Long farm south of the Long bridge on 169 caught fire last week and was partially burned down. This place has been -one of the old landmarks of early Kossuth for many years. The bricks •were made by Mr. Long and the house built many years ago. Although it has been some years sines *ny of the immediate family has resided here the hill in front of the house and the river still retain the Long name. Students Home Easter Several students took advantage of the Easter vacation and visited their parents over the week end. Among those were Robert Black, Edward Capesius, and Dorothy Mawdsley of Ames, Donald Frankl from Trinity College at Sioux City, CJeorga Anne Gelgel from Storm Lake, Roberta Skilling, teacher at Ayrshire and Ruth Black, teacher *t Mallard and Paul Black, law student from Iowa City. Mrs. Dreesman Hostess Mrs. John Dreesman was hostess last Wednesday to the Cresco Em- broldry club at a one o'clock luncheon. Mrs. Lura Sanders, librarian, gave a most interesting talk on "Books of the Library." The rest of the afternoon was spent play- Ing bingo. The Walter Barr family were released from scarlet fever quarantine last week. The children only had the disease in a very mild form. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Dremmel entertained about 25 guests last Sunday for dinner. Among those present were the C. J. Gross family of Xione Rock, Mrs. Leason and daughter, Mabel of Algona and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Leason and daughter •of Burt. The many friends of Mrs. John Erpelding are glad to know she 'has sufficiently recovered from her recent operation and now receives a few visitors. However, she is still at the hospital, and it will be aome time before she can be moved to her home. Mr. and Mrs. Perry Phillips spent last Tuesday in Des Moines. The trip was made to take Mr. Phillips' brother, Lloyd, down as he Is enter- Ing the Veterans' hospital there In hopes of getting relief for rheumatism from which he has been suffering for some time. Livermorfc Boy, 15, Gamely Fights Burns Li verm ore: Following a long period of confinement to his home here, because of extremely severe burns received last July when attempting to burn bugs that had infested a tree, Joseph Larson, IS, son of'Mr. and Mrs. George Larson remains at the home, unable to use his left leg to the extent of bearing any weight on it. The foot and leg, whclh was burned the entire length, is a mass of scars, but Joseph Is improving slowly and Is In a chair, but still has to keep that leg out In a straight position. It is remarkable the patience this young man has had from the start, and rre has many thoughtful friends here who try in many ways to break the long monotonous hours by visiting him, with gifts and spending evenings with him. 500, Chicks Die In St. Joe Fire St. Joe: The Harold Redings had the misfortune last Sunday to have their brooder house with 500 week old chicks burn to the ground. The Redings had been out to the brooder house just an hour previous to when they discovered the building had burned and everything was all right then. Mr. and Mrs. James Black enjoyed a family reunion Sunday with all of their children at home except Mary, who Is taking nurses' training at Iowa City. Those present were Florence (Mrs. Dick Kaini, Pauline, Hugh, Luclle and Paul, also an Iowa City student Mrs. Viola Kaln was hostess to the Plum Creek Literary society last Wednesday with 4 large crowd In attendance. Roll call consisted of poems by Edgar Guest. Mrs. Sadie Skilling gave a book review. The next meeting- on April 27th will be held with Mrs. Ella Hutchins. Mrs. Mary Dole had as Sunday guests Mr. and Mrs. Chester Harmon and daughter from Woden and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Dole and family. Elmer left last Tuesday for Woodbine, where he will have employment. However, Mrs. Dole will stay here for the remainder of the school year before departing for their new home. Many Irvington people took advantage of the Easter holiday by entertaining guests for day. Those present at the George Hackmans were Mr. and Mrs. Fred Park, the Fred Gelgel family and Elbert Dean of Sloan. The Steven Loss, Sr.'s. entertained Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Decker and family and Mrs. Decker, Sr., of Whittemore, the Steven Loss family, Walter Halsrud, Geneva Loss and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Faith. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Raney were guests at the Charles Pattersons near Burt, while Mr. and Mrs. John Weber entertained the Walter Barr family. Tin choice U easily made. Hotel U situated In the center of the downtown district-a few ttcpt to tkopt and amusements. Guctti arc always comfortable bi pleasant, homelike rooms. Ap- pctUbis food for breakfast luncheon and dinner-served In the Coffee Shop...Garage service...All ratci are reasonable. TXCODORC r. STUrM tUMMia ANDREWS L J. DICKINSON REVIEWS PROBLEMS OF TODAY AT LUVERNE MEETING T- About Town Says Keep your name in front of the public at all times has been said to be good advertising. From the April issue of the Judge magazine is help along that line. Quote—"Ap plications for O. O. M.'s job reached two thousand the tenth day after his death, and came from the smallest of towns, such as Algona, Iowa, as well as from the well- knowns closer In." Not guilty. • • * Foreign coins such as have been given away at the theatres have not all reached growing collections. Enthusiasts who take pride in them found a fitting result when dropped into gum and candy machines. They pay off, too. Supervisor McDonald oathed himself to show the boys how to get the wiley fox. He sat nearly all day by a den waiting with loaded gun. Evening came and Slim Smith examined the gun and found it loaded with dummy shells. Mac boasted these super powered shells would do the work taking them on recommendation from Leon Merrltt as the kind he uses. • • i It's great to sec a right man in the right place. Dr. Nugent is the new member of the school board and was busy looking after the cindering of the track at the athletic park. Lee was an exception ally good athlete in the Algona schools In his prep days and was captain of the Iowa U. team in his senior year. How times have changed. Not many years ago a boy was expelled from school if seen smoking anywhere or any time. Now they walk up to the school house door, take a last long drag and flip the cigarette butt out onto the lawn or into the shrubs in so much as a commonplace duty. Elsewhere at this time students strike and take possession of the buildings, driving out teachers and boards and it seems there is no law in the country to stop them. They're all good kids remember, it is the times which turned. George Mohoney Is for behind in his work this spring. Usually he Is the first to plant a garden but many an eager flrster has proceeded him with seeds already sprouted before George recognized the fleet- Ing time. It was a masterpiece, that new city ordinance governing the hand! ing of milk in Algona. One thing the drafters omitted, so we'll help them out here—"And If the above law U enforced in it* entirety there ing." Ten* of thousands of dollara have been spent by surrounding farmers on barns and dairy equipment to give the community the finest milk to be had in the nation, and, of course, there are some not so clean and modern, but owned by men trying to get ahead by selling their product. And what'* the use of trying to get ahead? A fine gentleman with a fine job of many years spent at it was obliged to work ten minutes overtime according to the schedule. Voluntary, not compulsory. For that gratitude he was penalized with 25 demerits as called for under the system used in the line of work. « * • Some folk* were busy last week trying to solve the problem of how a WPA worker who is curtailed to the meager pittance (but a thankful one' of $40 a month by this great government is going to pay $35 a month house rent. Try it. • • p A few years past when Henry Gudurian was running and dog trotting continuously all over the mail route, the opinion was he would slow down in time. ,Such a time is still distant. In fact it is further with a Shaft hi %,, "V owners Here's the car V8 engine reds of ha e> ^0 say gives 22 '•Soa^os per gallon < DELIVERED IN DETROIT m EQUIPMENT INCLUDED Tin Dutnit II ujfwwf Met of tin modtl Uluitrattd— JfeferoJ ami Staff Toxnt not imOiuhHt— with all lint JaUovhH equipment; ] bumMf*, wUb 4 bumper Oiuud* t Span wJwel. On, tub* aod lock • Clgai UAbtw and Mb tny t Heat ImHcutor • guUt'-tn lugaW wipartmant • ot tu>Uc*l ut* %g%)y3ji}ftff%re>v^^ KENT MOTOR CO. 434 FORD SALES AND SERVICE ffffffir^^ LuVerne: The guest day party of the Tuesday club was held at the Community hall last wjeek with L. J. Dickinson, former U. S. senator from Iowa as speaker. He gave an interesting talk on the problems of today, which subject naturally covers a broad territory. He also told of incidents in which LuVerne people whom he knew, figured many years ago. Mary Alice Biglng. Maxine Smith and Kathleen McClellan under the direction of Harriet Beatty sang a group of appreciated numbers. Kleta Finley then presented a group of primary children in a verse choir, using three selections. The afternoon closed with a dainty tray lunch with the colors, yellow and white as a color scheme About 30 women were in attendance. Aid Humboldt Organization H. C. Allen, Florence Hof. Mrs. F. I. Chapman nad Mrs. Wm. Kllis were invited to attend a meeting of those interested in organizing a county cemetery association in Humboldt county, Wednesday afternoon. Mr. Allen as representative from the LuVerne township trustees and the women as officers of the LuVerne Cemetery Association were asked to explain how the work was carried on In LuVerne. Buy LuVerne Residence The Arnold Sanders have purchased the Schultz estate residence property now Occupied by the H. H. Meyers and have begun to make some repairs on the same. There are three acres of land with the house. Edward Llndebak came home from Forest City and Earl Legler from Cedar Falls for Easter. Mrs. W. S. Hunt and Howard spent last week at Tecumseh, Michigan, where they attended the funeral of a nephew of Mrs. Hunt. Mesdames Peter and Allen Thompson,' O. S. Alexander and Chris Nygaard will be hostesses ta the Methodist Aid at the hall on Wednesday. Mrs. Howard McMartin, Boise, Idaho, came last week to visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Godfrey while her husband, Dr. McMartin, is attending a meeting in Washington, D. C. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Murray, Anna Murray and Mrs. Helene Trauger attended the the funeral services, Friday for a niece of the Murrays, Mrs. Alvin Christian, who had died last week Sunday at Phoenix, Arizona of tuberculosis. Services were held at Humboldt with burial in the Goldfield cemetery. away than before because Henry now runs home for lunch and dinner without a mail sack. Somebody should send him a book on "How to Live Long." He's on the wrong track. • « » Gene Murtagh did not work at the office, Saturday afternoon. He didn't play golf or go fishing, either. What do you think? O«n« The colored baseball team to locate here will be under the management of a university professor (colored) who absolutely hires nothing but the cleanest type of players. That's your assurance and insurance. Young Woman's Rites Held at Liver-more Funeral services were held today for Mrs. Hazel Smith Christian at Skaugstad funeral horn-; in Humboldt, with a Christian Science reader in charge of the servcia. Burial was at Livermore in the Union cemetery with the following pallbearers: C. K. Howard, J. T. Olson, Lee Wilson. Dr. R. J. Oilman, J. L. Hauck and G. E. Raney. Mrs. Christian was the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Smith of this place. She had spent her entire life in this community before her marriage. She graduated from the Livermore high school with the class of 1926 and then worked in the State Bank of Livermore for a time. In 1927 she was married to Aivin Christian of Lake Park. When the health of Mrs. Christian began to fail, they moved to Phoenix, Arizona, where they had lived for the past several years, with the hope of regaining the health of Mrs. Christian. She died Sunday at Phoenix, where the mother, Mrs. Smith, had been with her for several months. Mr. Smith upon receiving word Saturday of her sinking, left that night but did nor reach her bedside before she passed away. Rewrites Of Newt From Lett Thund*y' t Kottuth County Advance FULL COMPLIANCE in Kossuth county with provisions of the new agricultural conservation program, on the part of all Kossuth farmers, would mean that a total of $1.070,598.62 next year, Robert Losa, charman of the county committee points out. The county committee Is now working on acreage allotments, which are being based on figures obtained during the A. A. A. and other succeeding benefit programs. * * * MRS. GERTRUDE KOESTLER was found guilty in Justice P. A. Dansons' court, Tuesday of last week, on a charge of assault and battery filed by Vera Carlson, school teacher. It was heard by a jury. The teacher charged Mrs. Koestler slapped her during an argument over a school matter. A ne fiof $10 and costs,'was imposed. Jury members were Harvey Graham. Herbert Adams, Julius Studer, Verle Scribner, James McGee, foreman. BERNARD HANIFAN was fined $300 and costs on a charge of driving a motor vehicle while Intoxicated, by Judge George A. Heald, last Tuesday. Hanlfan is now serving a jail term on a charge of drunkenness. HIGHWAY 44, from its junction with 18, and north to Fenton, is to be prepared this year for hard surfacing, a committee from Fenton was told, in an interview with Governor Kraschel. Grading and bridging was to be done this year. On the trip to see the governor were John Newel, E. C. Fauerby and P. J. Kohlhaas, state representative of Algona. MRS. MARY SORENSEN, Algona, who for the past several years has operated a rooming house on South Thorington, has rented the house to Mrs. Mabel Wermeraen. Mrs. Sorensen plans on going to the Pacific coast. WORK ON CONSTRUCTION of •the new Pioneer Hybrid seed corn plant, north of Algona, began last week. A well is being drilled, and carpenters had erected a temporary supply house. The main building has also been staked out, and will be 180 feet long, with an L- shaped 70-ft. addition. Acreages for raising seed are being contracted for among Kossuth farmers. JOHN L. HOLTZBAUER, Algona boy, St. Cecelia's Academy student, won a silver loving cup for being the first place winner in the oratorical division of the Sioux City diocese. Catherine O'Brien of Whlt- temore won a similar cup for being first in the dramatic division. Norvin Elbert, Whlttemore, was second in the humorous section, and Rosanna Holtzbauer, of Algona, 9 Algona Men At Standard Oil Rally A delegation of nine Algona men attended a meeting of agents and salesmen of the Standard Oil Co. held at the Surf ballroom, Clear Lake, last Wednesday evening. Those attending were W. H. Lorenz and Walter Lichter of Dutch's Super Service, Joe Marig, Ralph Elbert, Jim Reed, Wallace Haggerson and Nick Wagner of the Kofeuth Motor Co., and H. C. Hargreaves and Ira Kohl, local agents of the company. M. W. Burns, Mason City. R. .1. Clapsaddle, N. J. Moreland, Mason City, G. W. Tawney, Grundy Center, and L. M. Sweany of Webster City were hosts to the group. Some 250 attended. The dealers endorsed a special advertising program fur publicizing clean rest rooms at their stations. The endorsement was made by H. E. Bru.se, division manager. JUROEN SKOW, Wesley, is a candidate for the state legislature on the republican ticket. Mr. Skow is president of the board of the Wesley Farmers Creamery, and had been active in farm bureau and R. E. A. work in this county. • • • A VERDICT for the defendant brought in by the jury that heard the case of Helen McMuhon vs. R. C. Bauer of Wesley, in which the plaintiff asked damages as the result ot un automobile accident. • * * E. A. BKIIRENS, 50. died suddenly a week ago Friday noon, following a heart attack, at the home of his nephew, William Zumach. Funeral services were held at 'he Lotts Creek Lutheran church. Monday, with Rev. Fiene officiating. Pallbearers were Martin Meyer, Otto Ruhnlce, Theodore Krueger, Alex Radig, Robert Dreyer and Wm. Liesener. Mr. Behrens is survived by his wife and a son, Raymond. of Los Angeles, and a daughter, Mavis, of Minneapolis. Mrs. Carl Zumach of Lotts Creek is a sister. • • • FUNERAL SERVICES for E. W. Monson, 48, who passed away on Tuesday of last week, were held Thursday afternoon at the Wesley Methodist church, with Rev. Arthur Bottom in charge. He was a veteran of the World War, and had suffered ill health due to his service. He held a distinguished service plaque from the U. S. government. His father, Swan. 81, a sinter and two brothers, survive. West Bend News Visitors from .Missouri Stehen B. William of Canton. Mo., and his mother, Mrs. Ida Williams, came Wednesday to spend Easter in West Bend. Mrs. Williams spent the winter at Cedar Falls, at the home of her daughter. Mrs. Grace Crisman. She will remain at net home hffe for the summer. Mr. Williams returned Saturday to Canton, where he teaches music in the Culver School of Music. He is to go with his sister Monday and Tuesday, so had to return. Former Livermore Woman Very 111 Livermore: Friends here were grieved to learn Saturday of the serious illness of Mrs. Alvin Christian, of Phoenix. Arizona. Mrs. Christian is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Smith of this place. who before her marriage was Miss Hazel Smith. The mother has been with her daughter for several months, and Mr. Smith left Saturday night by train for Kansas City. He exp acted to take an airplane from Kansas City to Fhoenix. Went Bend Lose* Rodman and West Bend high school baseball nines met on the Rodman field Friday afternoon, and Rodman won 12 to 1. West Bend met a defeat the week before from the Mallard nine. Woman, 80, Very III Mrs Eli Bouft-elt is very ill at her home. She is 80 years old. and lias been in delicate health, since she fell and broke her hip a few years ago. Her daughter. Mrs. Juliet Brown is curing fur her. Paul Harms came home from Ames. Friday evening, whore 'ij is attending Iowa Slate College. John and Dick Schutter drove to Wesley Friday evening, after their sister, Miss Guzina. who is teaching there. Mr. Wadhams ot" Sioux City called at the B. F. McFarland home, Tuesday. He is married to a niece of Mr. McFarland. Miss Flossie Stagman spent the past week with her mother, Mrs. Henry Stagman. She tenches in the Ottumwa schools. Mrs. Golda Wooley and son, Roger, came Friday evening from Nevada. Iowa, for a week end visit with her mother. Mrs. Ada Sloan. Ray Barber drove to Forest City Thursday and brought home his son Richard, and Wilhelmina Harms, both students at Waldorf College. Mrs. L. Boyd was called from Pocahontas, Tuesday, by the serious illness of her sister, Mrs. Don Sinclair. Mrs. Sinclair is improving. John Schutter came from Iowa City, Tuesday, to spend Easter with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Schutter. He attends the State University. The Delta Alphas mot nt the home of Mrs. A. R. McMullan, Thursday evening. A seven o'clock dinner was served and the evening spent in a social way. Mr. and Mrs. Walton Fisher and daughter. Lonetii. of Omaha, nre spending a few dnys visiting his mother, Mrs. Rmily Fisher and sister, Mrs. Wilbur Justice. Miss Ruth Noeding came from Dubuquc Thursday to spend the week end with her parents, Rev. and Mrs. H. J. Needing. Ruth is a student nt Dubuquc University. Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Jaeger and Gcraldlne Hoskins drove to Carroll, Thursday and brought home the Jaegers' daughter, Phyllis, to spend Easter vacation. Miss Jaeger is a student In the academy in Carroll. Mr. and Mrs. John Cunningham returned Tuesday from spending the winter in California at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Bernard Habeger. Mr. Habeger is in the navy, being employed as a guard in the naval hospital at Oxnard, Calif. He was on a ship, but was transferred to the hospital. Oscar and Lyman Riley drove to Waterloo Tuesday and brought their aged father to Livermore, where he will be cared for. He is blind and has been trying to live alone since his children nre nil gone. Tho W. H. F. Missionary society held Its regular meeting nt the home of Mrs. B. F. McFarlnnd. The president led the devotions and Rev. H. J. Noeding led in prayer. Mrs, Wm. Johnson led the program. Evelyn Wichman presided at the piano for the hymns. Mrs. Noeriin* read an Easter poem of her o-.vn composition. First Time First time in history that men's Original Chippcwa work shoes were offered for $1-98 a pair Another big special for this week is a group of ladies' slippers consisting of after-Easter odd lots. These are our regular $1.98, $2.48 and some $2.98. All slippers where we are short of a full run of sizes. There is about 400 pairs and we are offering them at $1.69. These are out and out bargains. We have about 100 of those $1.98 dresses left, you can have them at 79c, This is clean up week at Jimmie Neville GOOD •for navina a lelepnone — as told 4o us »y •Kvo of our customers "The extra money * get from felling my not rolls by telephone it more than enough to pay for the telephone. The telephone also gives me extra pm money." "Th« telephone h«!p* my huiband get • large part of hit income through extra work. People who want him to work for them find it ea<y to get ?n touch with him becaute we have a telephone. Other telephone user* toll us many other racoon* ior having telephone *er- vice. I! you don't hare a telephone, write us today or ode any employee ior Information about the •ewlce* Once-in-a-Bluc Moo/f' VALUES RAYON PANTIES Special Value! Pretty lace trimmed and tailored styles. Double reinforced at crotch ................. SHIRTS - SHORTS Sale Price! Rayon trimmeJ combed cotton shirts Comfortable broadcloth shorts. ea. PURE SILK HOSE Sensational Value! 4 and 5-thiend chif- • folia in the popular Spring culora. These are a few of the new items and new values you'll find in our store during this big event! Don't delay—come in today while our stocks are complete. Special! Rug RugH in plaid rtrt patterns, 24x48 /VC GRAY ENAMELWARE Durable Priced Low 19c Large 4-quart covered kettlei. 3-quart covered sauce pans and 5-quart lipped sauce pans. WASTEBASKETS 25c White enamel with bright red trim. Handy size, and shape. HAIR CLIPS 5c 4 for Use these tight spring clips tidy hair. NEW SALAD BOWL Modernistic semi- porcelain bowls with green & brown trim. OIL MOP - POLISH Large size oil mop with easy oiling feature. 4S in. "lay flat" handle. Big 2-t oz. bottle of "Snow Bird" cedar polish. 39c 19c for towels borders thread. Large Size! imh whit. 1 with ija.iu-l . Duublj Sale Starts Tues., Apr. 19—ends Sat.. Apr. 23 wT V. Butler, OWULT

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