The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 31, 1938 · Page 3
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AT ST. JOHN'S HKHJANCROFT Exercises Held on Sundk. Afternoon; Bev. Bischeld Is Speaker Bancroft: Twenty-seven grad nates of St John's high school re celved their diplomas at the grad u °1 « ercls «s «« St. John's church Sunday afternoon. The graduates were as follows: Leonora J. Delperdang, Alcysius F. Dudding, Donald A, Elsbecker, Edward H, Hamilton .Dorothy M. Hellman Dorothy M. Hynes, Mary E. Hynes Elaine A. Johnson, Norman t,. Kohnke, Edward C. Kramer, Har- ?u r «« mpe> Raymond A. McCarthy Lillian C. McDonald, Francis J. Menke. Joseph C. Merrill, Richard P. Mescher, Maurice F. Miller T-homas E. Mulligan, Joseph B Murray, Philip E. Nurre, Elizabeth . h £' . Marv Bern 'ce Sandt, Agnes A. Schemmel, Marl in J. Schiltz Mary Ann Stork, Romuald W. Welp and Vincent H. Wesselman. Rev. Bernard Elschetd of Armstrong gave the commencement address. Robert Malloy of Chicago visited over the week end at the M. J. Dyer home. Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Bernhard are the proud parents of a son born Saturday. Mrs. Lenander and Esther and Ruth Adolphson called on friends in Swea city Sunday afternoon. Mrs. Oerdls and daughter, Peggy are visiting at the home of Mrs. Oerdls' parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Coller. ' Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Rossman attended church in Bancroft Sunday and were dinner guests at the Mrs. Ida Adolphson home. A large crowd attended the baccalaureate services at the Baptist church Monday evening. The ser mon was given by Rev. Patten. Bill Hawkins and Eileen Kohn- he of Minneapolis visited Saturday and Sunday at the home of the tetter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. B Kohnke. Mrs. c. J. Lenander and Mrs Mack of Minneapolis visited in Bancroft from Thursday until Monday Mrs. Mack was the guest of Mrs John Bernhard and Mrs. Lenander was the guest of Mrs. Ida Adolphson. THOUSANDS VIEW GRAB BARGAINS Thousands of visitors were in Al- jona, Thursday, as the city cele- Jrated Its Safety Day and also Blue Ribbon Bargain Day. It was undoubtedly one of the nost successful events In the city's ilstory, and provided not only pictorial presentation of the problem of safety from all angles, but also afforded an excellent shopping opportunity. Following the parade, which lasted for 20 minutes from 2 p. m. on, ind after the flag raising ceremonies n which the Kossuth county safes' flag was dedicated, the visitors flocked to the stores and took ad vantage of the special bargains be ng offered for Thursday. No prises were awarded for floats but enthusiastic response was re- elved from all quarters in cooper ting In the event. Special praise should be given to talph Miller, general chairman of he day, and O. S. Relley, Chamber r commerce secretary, who head- d up a most active committee and were ably assisted by many local men and women in the event. Robert E. O'Brlan, secretary of tate; W. Earl Hall, managing ed™. r °™ the G1 °b«-Ga*ette, Mason City; Vic Steuland of Forest City safety director of the American Legion, Harry Nestle, Phil Sproul and L. W. Wilkie of Des Moines were among the guests of honor for the occasion. The Ajgona Upper Pea Koines, Algona, Iowa, May 31,1938 CASTOR BEANS FAIL TO STOP HOPPERATTACK Make Potent Castor Oil But No Bother to Insects Girls Take Normal Training Exam Here Normal training examinations were conducted last Thursday and Friday, May 19 and 20, for 15 local high school students who have been taking the course. Seniors who took the examination Lusby's Drag Store Juanita Anderson, Hazel Jenkinson, Dorothy Reid, Maxine Robinson, Algona.; Elvire Gelshecker, Livermore; Darlene Hansen, Ottosen; Amanda Kadlng. Fenton; Shirley wolf, Wesley, and Florence Dodda, Lone Rock. Juniors: Carol Jackman, of Lone Rock; Lucille Kuecker, Eulalla Koblnger, Algona: Helen Leigh, Irvington; Eleanor Fraser Sexton; and Mildred Elmore, Algona, post-graduate student Hattie Wilson Is the girls' teacher. All attend high school lure. ' AMERICAN LEGION Auxiliary members and junior assistants staged the annual pre-Memorlal Day sale of poppies on Algona streets Saturday. Popples are made by disabled veterans, and they are paid for their work. Any balance is kept In the local treasury. Castor bean plants may be valuable for the production of castor oil, but they hold little promise as a means of controlling grasshoppers, in spite of assertions to the contrary, declares A. L. Brown, county agricultural agent. Press releases during the past week have given rise to the belief that the simple and easy way to control 'hoppers is to plant a patch of castor beans. Then, the story goes, the 'hoppers will swarm in on the castor beans, take on a bl? feed, and shortly turn up their toes in their death agony. Experiments conducted at Iowa State College by Louts A. Spain, experiment station entomologist, shroud this idea with a big question mark. Using eight varieties of castor beans in his tests, Spain founds 1. That grasshoppers don't care two whoops about castor bean plants If corn, wheat oats or barley are available. 2. That grasshoppers reared In small cages with a crop plant like oats and a castor bean plant available at all times, develop In a normal manner and are not affected by the presence of the castor bean plant 3. That If grasshoppers are given the choice between eating castor bean plants and starving, they will eat a little, become sluggish and eventually die, but they won't die as quickly as those given no food whatsoever. If farmers have planted castor* beans, they should take precautions so that children and farm animals do not eat the beans. They contain a deadly poison known as "rlc- in" and a single bean has proved fatal to a small child. A few beans will kill a horse. Poison bran bait still holds top rank as the most effective means of controlling grasshoppers. ARMSTRONG NEWS Mrs. Bridget Blum of Minneapolis visited relatives and friends here for a few weeks. Curl's Halverson and Arnold Lamere o,' Blue Earth, Minn, and Ardeila Hklverson of Fairmont, Minn., «pent Sunday, May 15th at the Carl Halverson home. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Boland are the parents of a baby boy, weighing eight pounds, born Thursday morning, May 12th at the Coleman hospital, in Estherville. John Thomson, Joyce Hansen, Barb«M *mlth. A*d*a J«o*lM*K, Muriel Clark, Hah Troester, Mar- Jorie Benton, Miss Rosemary Black, Shirley Peterson and Marie Irmiter spent Sunday at the State Fort Defiance park near Estherville on a picnic. Livennore News Mr. and Mrs. A. J. McDonald and daughter Kathleen of Fort Dodg>>, and Miss {Catherine Ries of Des Moines, were Sunday visitors In Llv- ermore at the Emil Welter home. John, Irvin and Margaret Lentsch and Mrs. Lawrence Curran and her daughter. Coral Lee, drove to Newel, where they spent Sunday visiting their sister, Mrs. Clarence Fin- ergan and husband. Because of the serious illness of ills mother, Ole Brovold, section Foreman of the Rock Island, is taking a few days off from his duties and his place is being filled by a relief foreman. Mrs. Brovold has >assed her 91st birthday, and lives it the home of her son and wife here. Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Sprolstra of Simla, Colorado, who were recently married there, arrived In Livermore the latter part of last week and will visit in the home of her father, R. J. Hughes for a few weeks Berfore her marriage, Mrs. Sprolstra was Miss Marie Hughes, a school faculty member here. Mr. and Mrs. James Elder and daughter, Irene, spent the week end at Auburn where they visited Mrs Elizabeth Martin, the mother of Mrs. Elder, and helped her celebrate her 81st birthday. Mrs. Martin recently visited in LJvermore and has made many friends here, and la one who looks much younger. She prepared the entire dinner Sunday, which is truly quite remarkable. D. D. Mahoney of Pipeatone. Minn.; Anton Rossing, Walnut Grove, Minn., and Miss Kate Rossing of Bode were Ltvermore visitors Saturday. Mr. Mahoney lived with his parents here many years ago, and later moved to a farm near LuVerne. His parenta and other relatives are buried in Mt. Calvary cemetery here, and he came to look after their graves, and visit old familiar scenes of hia boyhood days. Mrs. George F. Roepke waa guest of honor at a birthday party In her own home Tuesday afternoon, when a company of women friends came unannounced. The afternoon's diversion was five hundred with Mrs. Oscar Olson receiving high honors, uid Mrs. Archie Wilson carrying off the consolation. The committee composed of Mrs. Thomas Devine, Mrs. Oscar Olson, Mrs. Alan Cameron and Mrs. Ernest Miller who sponsored the party, served refreshments. The honored guest received some nice and useful birthday gifts. A 12-WEEK HANDICRAFT course will begin this week at the Bryant building aa part of an education program being conducted by Miss Lattin of Humboldt. She will be at the building from 9 a. in. until S p. m. on Tuesday. Wednesday and Thursday. Reed basketry, canning, reflnUhing of furniture and rug making will be studied aj part of the federal adult education program. Information aad in- tttruction is all free. Over at Lost Island to a flock of pelicans. So say reliable men who have fished there aft'r closing their business house doors for the day. They swear by it. Others more familiar with nature, but not quite so favorable with the truth, declare the birds to be brandt Now to form an opinion—from the truthful who don't know or from those who know and are natural prevaricators. * * • Little Master Briggs, who fell from a tractor breaking an arm didn't report the matter home. And when admonished for it he replied with tears in his eyes, "I didn't know t was broke, I thought it was only bent" ' • * * Louie Griffith^ who as a boy, worked In the old Iowa State bank, ravels through Algona about every wo weeks. He tells one on his boss, although he found It to be accurate personally, too. Ordering a glass of cold water the morning after the boss said, for Louie's sake, also, "The fellow who invented that certainly had an idea." i Ladles, If you most remove your diamonds, take them off in places where you know they will be safe. Dutch Lorenz found a diamond ring, not the one he lost on the golf course, on the window In the rest room at his service station. A little afterwards a woman called from Mason City, reporting leaving a ring there while washing her hands. She became the owner again, a happy lady but a happier Dutch who tells you that is a part of the service at his place. Last night a group of men sat wondering and thinking and arguing on juot what went wrong with the Literary Digest poll on the last general election. While they are staunch Republicans and loud in their praise of it they can't understand yet after the returns have been in for months past. Neither could that fellow at Spencer. Perhaps the newspapers should print the last national election results again, not to rub It in but to enlighten the doubtful. Watch Dick Post. A barber wants him to be the first in town to wear one of those permanent Christy waves everyone has been reading about. Not only would Dick be the first to have one, the barber would be the first locally to give one and as an Inducement he has dropped his price from seven-fifty to Just -a free one for the opportunity to practice. Strings? Dick must show It to his friends. • • * At Cut's Billiards Is a new broom. One not quite as wide as the parlor, but stretching out In that direction. Carl was asked who was going to push it At that moment son Leo came into view and Carl "Here comes the big push now. And so a new nickname was born Big Push Leo, although he object, strenuously at times. However, it i here to stay. • * * Here we are, In the bread baske of the world, In a free and demo cratic country or any other larg descriptive words one can hitch up Ninety thousand in Chicago, only one city mind you, off the relie roll, out of work, nothing to look forward to. The governor of 111 Inois, Homer, by name, says he'l see that they don't starve. Think o it A great man even having to mention words to or about his people relating to starving. Just when are folks In this territory going to awaken and see the lights? Imagine conditions, laugh it off? If your letter or card doesn't reach you on time it is not Ray Ladendorfs error. He has finished a test of a year at throwing mall and passed on one hundred per cent on some twelve thousand Iowa post- ifflces. Reward, a hundred merits. Jnly once before has such accuracy >een attained in the local post office and that by Miss Helen Dlngley when she was employed by Uncle Sam. Oh, for the life of a farmer... In _ few months a tractor will be on he market equipped much like a nodern car. One of the big manu- acturing plants Is now assembling hem with streamlined bodies, radio, muffler, steering wheel, self- starter, rubber tires, cushioned seat, etc. Tis coming true, a realization of what John Erpeldlng told us; there is no hard work on a farm, a fellow In town works much harder than one on a farm. John, you're right, maybe. The only dark spot on the big white porch at the Cleve Stewart home is a robin and its nest resting In plain view from the street. Commenting on the huge dust storm Saturday when all north Iowa was resting In mud, Vic Steil suggests seeing one's congressman about placing a higher tariff wall to keep out Canadian dust Not a bad idea In this day when the present administration spends on more wierd fantasies. •„ * • Many small towns throughout the state are going modern in the line of telephones nosing right past cities of this size by putting in the dial systems. If there is any community, large or small, which gets better service from Its telephone arrangement than Algona it will need more than one dial system. Tractors, horses and men spotted the fields in all directions Sunday as farmers toiled hard in an effort to catch up with late corn planting. When there is work to be done the one day of rest per week comes like the catch as catch can style. Farm Allotments Control Payment* To AAA Farmers Kossuth County farmers who are deciding on whether or not to take part in the 1938 AAA Farm Program should remember that payments will be made upon the number of acres in their allotments, and not upon any number of acres of reduction from previous average plantings, County Agent A. L. Brown points out. Apparently a few farmers think their payments will be figured on the difference between their allotments and some past average, )ut this is wrong. The corn, wheat, and general soil depleting payments will be made upon every acre in the illotment for the farm, provided at east 80 per cent of the allotment is ilanted. The corn payment, for instance, s 10 cents per bushel upon the normal yield for the farm for the acreage In the corn allotment. If a farm has a 40 acre allotment for 938 and a normal yield of 40 bushals o the acre, the corn payment for he farm will be $160. The allotments are based upon past acreage on the farm and sound soil man igement, but the payments are 'tased only upon the allotments. On a farm that had a past average corn acreage of 60 acres, a 40 icre 'corn allotment would amount o a 10-acre reduction. If the normal yield were 40 bushels per acre, he payment of 10 cents per bushel would amount to $4 per acre for BANKERS LIFE FARM LOANS Low rate, leng term funds from an Iowa Company. See me for prompt closing, <io Commission. EDWARD CAPESIUS Helse Bldg. Algona, Iowa 1-tf each of the 40 acres In the allot ment—a corn payment of $160. Two New Members Faculty at Ottosen Ottosen: Two new member? for the the Ottosen faculty of 1938-32 are Wesley Asiibv. Fayette, Iowa who will teach 7th and 8th arith metic, science, general science, ag riculture, geometry, assist with the dramatics and Miss Caryl Owen third and fourth grades. Other members of the faculty are Supt. W P. Truesdell, economics. American government, bookkeeping, business ftfithmetic, sociology, psychology athletics; Helen Oaard, 7-12th English, music and dramatics; Maxine Moad, 7th and 8th history, world history and home economics: Sadie Peterson, 6th and 6th grades and Mrs. Helen Campbell, 1st and 2nd grades. Remarkable advances have been made in optical science. Advances that help compensate man for the new daily uses to which his eyes (your eyes) are constantly subjected. These are off no benefit, however, unless they are applied to your needs. We invite you to visit our office for complete eye service. A. W. Amunson Optometrist Over Borchardts D. L. LEFFERT of Algona received the sad news that his eldest sister, Mrs. John Fenton of Zwingle, a small town near Dubuque, had died of heart disease. The Lefferta I could not attend the funeral because Mrs. Katharine McEvoy Democratic Candidate for Kossuth County Clerk of Court I will sincerely appreciate your help in my campaign. 21-22 ATTORNEYS AT LAW R. J. Harrington J. D. Low* HARRINGTON A LOWE Rooms 212-14 First Natl Bk. Bldg. ALGONA, IOWA 3. L. BONAB ATTORNEY AT LAW Collections will receive prompt attention ALGONA, IOWA W. B. QUARTON H. W. MILLEE ATTORNEYS AT LAW Office over Co. Savings Bk. Bldg. Office Phone 427 ALGONA, IOWA A. HUTCHISON DONALD C. HUTCHISON THEODORE C. HUTCHISOW ATTORNEYS AT LAW Security State Bk. Bldg. Phone 281 E. J. Van Ness G. W. SMllmaa VAN NESS A STILLMAN ATTORNEYS AT LAW Offices in new Heise Building Phone 213 Algona, low* Saylord D. Shumway Edw. D. Kelly SHUMWAY & KELLY ATTORNEYS AT LAW Office in Qulnby Bldg. Phone M ALGONA, IOWA HIRAM B. WHITE ATTORNEY AT LAW Office over Iowa State Bank Phone 206 P. A. DANSON ATTORNEY AT LAW Office over Iowa State Bank Bldg. Office Phone 460-J Res. 315 ALGONA, IOWA ATTORNEYS AT LAW J. W. Sullivan (dec'd) S. E. McMaboa L. E. Llnnan SUTJUVAN.MTMAHON tt LINN AN Algona, Iowa Phone 281 Office over Kossuth Mut Ins. Bldg. ALGONA, IOWA L. A. WINKEL ATTORNEY AT LAW (County Attorney) Office over Qulnby Building PHYSICIANS & SURGEONS J. N. KENEFICK PHYSICIAN * SURGEON Office formerly occupied by Dr. A. L. Rist over Rexall Drug Store Office Phone 300 Res. Phone 838 ALGONA, IOWA C. H. CRETZMEYER, M. D. Phone 444-310 SURGEON & PHYSICIAN Office John Galbralth Bldg. MELVIN O. BOURNE PHYSICIAN & SURGEON Office over old Post Office Phones—Office 197 Reg. 194 OSTEOPATHS DB. 8. W. METER , •urglcal treatment of rectal dl*. eases, varicose vein* and rupture. General Hospital Phone 1ST DENTISTS DR. H. M. OLSON DENTIST seated In New Call Theatre Bldg. n hone, Business 166, Residence 788 ALGONA, IOWA EVROLET DR. L. C. NUGENT DENTIST Second floor Sawyer Bldg Phone 313 Algona, Iowa DR. C. D. SCHAAP DENTIST v Qulnby Bldg. Phone jjj Res. Phone 174 Algona, Iowa GEO. D. WALRATHrD. D. & GENERAL DENTISTRY Office In old Postofflce Block Phonejo Algona, low. KARL B, HOFFMAN DBNTWT Office in" N«W HeUe Bid*. Phone 44 Res. REAL ESTATE IX CUT YOUR GASOLINE COSTS CUT YOUR OIL COSTS .... CUT YOUR UPKEEP COSTS and enjoy all worthwhile motoring advantages ^CHEVROLET MURTAGH & SON nEA ,L ESTATE FARM LOANS ,. INSURANCE BONDS Qulnby Bldg. Phone 105 VETERINARIANS FOX ft WINKEL Dr - L W. Fox Dr. J. B. Winkel Office 220 West State Street Office Phone 475-W Res. 475-R ALGONA, IOWA Typewriter Paper We have Just received a large shipment of ream package* <500 sheets) which sell for 75c for 500 sheets This ia a good grade bond paper and will make an excellent school paper. The Algooa Upper Des Moines "You'll he AHEAD with a CHEVROLET! Phone 200 Kossuth Motor Co. Algona, Iowa Inquire at The Algoua Upper Des Moines office for partruclars 1 in- t .n t,.,i.i i',u Jt ti.it C>i , -., .->.,t.-,J.n t

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