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The Algona Upper Peg Moines, Algona, Iowa, June 28,1938 ALGONA YOUTH DROWNS AT LAKE Henry Ewoldt Victim of Cramps While Swimming at Clear Lake The first drowning of an Algon- lan this season occurred last Wednesday night Bt Bayside. Clear Lake. when Henry Ewoldt. Jr.. was drowned while swimming near the Island at 1:30 at night. He was a ?on of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ewoldt of AI- grnia. He and his brother were at! the head of an orchestra, who werr furnishing music for the Ritz hotel. It seems that after the program Young Ewoldt and Miss Burge« of Des Moines, also a member of tho orchestra, went for a swim to n boat anchored a short ways out, When the girl reached the boat and looked around for her companion. he had disappeared. The body was found about an hour afterwards. The young man was 22 years old and was a fine young man. Hi' parents came to Algona some three or four years ago and his father ha? been operating the K. & H. oil station south of Hotel Algona. For a time they lived near Burt, where! they still have many friends. The funeral was held at the Burt Ge- man Lutheran church Friday. Rev. Richmann of that church in charge. The burial was made in the Burt cemetery. The dead youth was born at Harlan, Iowa, and moved with his family to the Burt neighborhood when he was only two years of age. Besides his parents he is survived by Us brother, Elmer. 25. and his grandmother, Mrs. Wiese, of Burt. RECORD REfMOX—Carthage, 111.: The four surviving members of the class of five men. who graduated from Carthage College in 1SP5. returned for commencement this month for a reunion on the 50th anniversary of their graduation. To make the occasion more ausnjoious the man who was president of the college in 1SSS was also pressnt. Dr. E. F. Bartholomew of Rock Island. 111. The group shown in the picture above are from left to right: Rev. H. M Bannen. P. P. pastor of Trinity Lutheran church. Rockford. 111.: Rev. J. A. Miller. D. P.. of Elvaston. 111., formerly a missionary to China tinder the Presbyterian board: Pr. Bartholomew: Dr. A. F. Ernst. Ph. P.. pastor of a Presbyterian church in Omaha. Xebr.. and Dr. Frederick W. Hawley. president emeritus of Park College. Parkviile. Missouri. Portland Girls 4-H Club Planning Trip to a Lake SEXTON NEWS Visits Sister in Hospital The A. L. Greenfields were Sunday afternoon callers at the Kossuth hospital on Mrs. Greenfield's sister, Mrs. A. D. Richards, who baa been a patient there five weeks and will have to remain a few weeks more. Portland Twp.. June Cl — Tort- land's Peppy Pals met Friday with Dorothy and Betty Stewart, and the proerani consisted of a talk on picture haneinc by Viola Trenary: another by Marearet Rincfdorf on politeness to older people: and one on correct posture by Rose Marie Rinesdorf. Plans were laid for a trip by the entire club to some lake, also for an ice cream social June 2!> at Burt. The next meeting is to be with Marilyn Lone, and the cirls are to wear uni- Vircinia Trenary returned Saturday from a three-day 4-H convention nt Ames. Vioia Trenary ha? cone to Medicine Lake. Minn., for e week with a Christian Endeavor proup. Portlandites who attended & Presbyterian Sunday school picnic at Imerlaken Ia*t week Wednesday included the Ray McWhorters. Mr. and Mrs. William Rincgdorf, and Iva Marie Brayton. Mrs. Emery Pratt. Estherville. aunt of Mrs. Tom Trenary. with forme. Lucile Pepoon has been in- a dauEht'er/Mrs. Henry Miiier. of vited to attend. The Chester Smiths spent the evening at Oscar Hammonds. Chester is a brother of Mrs. Hammond. Mrs. Fred NeahrinR and her children were at Britt with the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Glave. The Perry Lowmans and Mrs. Lowman's- parents, Mr. and Mrs. Nordstrom. Algona. spent Sunday at the Okobojis. Mr. and Mrs. Del Fitch. Burt. were cupper guests Sunday evening of the former's nephew, Chester Fitch family. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Wise went to the latter's parental home la*: week Wednesday and Herman helped with the farm work. Mr. mad Mrs. Herman Wise were dinner guests of Herman's Plttmer Family Ha* Reunion— Seventy-five relatives attended a Dittraer reunion Sunday • at the Clear Lake state park. They were from the towns of Manchester.! Colesburc. Ireton. Guttenbure. Al- j] bert Lea. Charles City, Aleona. and j Burt. The C. E. SUsbees attended from here. Graettincer. the letter's husband and a dauehter. were Sunday eren- ine callers on the Trenaryf. Mrs. Brink Shipler. of Maxwell, and her son Dale spent from last week Wednesday till Monday at William Rincsdorf's. This is daughter Neva, who is recov- Railroad Detector Car Passes Through Algona "X-Ray Eye" Machine Finds Minute Flaws in Rails Make TUit In Messrs, and Mesdarnes J. P. and Mennett Trunkhiil visited over Sunday at Eiiis Jain'?. Elk Mound. \Vi.a. The Jain family moved there from this community three years aco. Mrs. J. P. Trunkhiil is a sister of Mr. Jain. Conple« rU-Bfrk at Aleona— and Lois Marn. with Natalie Mann and Lyle Tryon. Titor.ka. had a i :~r ic §upper at the Ambrose A. j erine from a serious operation. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Treiary entertained Sunday dinner guests: Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Bu=h. two children. Mr. and Mr#. William Trenary. Mr. and Mrs. Ted Green. Earl Tre-.ary. all of Ledyanl Earl is workinc at the Tom Trena.-y farm. Sunday dinner euests at Ray Smith's were Messrs. and Mesdames Henry Smith and James Crawford. Mrs. Floyd Dunccn. son Waseca. Minn. Mrs. Emery Pra::. Estherrille. Mr. and Mrs. Mi'.ier, Graetthiirer. and a (Ja'jirh- Roa Fitch, daughter Edna I P. W. Hansen attended services at the Burt Lutheran church Sunday and that evening Edna returned to the home of her sister, Mrs. Jack Weiland, at Garner. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Steven spent last week Wednesday at Mapleton. Minn., with the Lloyd Stevens and brought little Harvey Duane here. Sunday afternoon he was brought to Sexton for this week with his grandmother. Mrs. Sarah Wi.-e. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Jensen called at the Forest Christiansen home near Armstrong Sunday. Other Portlind. Th«;ma Briftow sptnt last week at Georee Boettcher's, Fenton. ~-¥Tjon Si«i'» «<m JlerriH bad his tonciU removed Saturday by Doctor Wallace at Aleona. Mr. and Mra. Ray McWhorter attended Mrs. Frances Benschoter's funeral Sunday. She was an aunt or Ray. Mr. and Mr?, ''lyd? Brlstow, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Baas, and the Baas son Satur pye spe< iali.-t there. Mrs. I..-1'.u Spt-rry. Minn.. .-.[iftn fr(i::i !<i-t Wfiliifsday in Sunil.iv ;ii h.-r Ni *-r Hiiy Smith's ami ,s -[..n scvcrn! duy* this wi-ck at H Smith'*. Bible Classes Held in Plum Creek Plum Creek: Ann Tokle. Forest City, and Ethel Braddock. Bancroft are te*chers at the Bible school being held at U* center school house for ten days. They are staying at the Wm. AJtweg^i home. i The Loyal Younes were visitor? Sunday at the Melvin Olson hom-. ,, . ., , . Miss Evelyn Bode will leave for son bur were at Mason < ity , California soon, where she will at- day. and f.,,rl (-..j^ulted an | t4 . m , summ( oon. miner school. Mr. anJ Mrs. Gas Torino '.vere v:M'.c.r« at the J-inies ;in<J Sam War-! b'jrtr.n homes in L-ikota Sunday. : Mr. r in d Mr- T P.. Pickard'an.J^ O-irnet arcomi.anievi the P.obert Carneys of Aliens to Lost Island •• f-'ur.day to fish. > While the tragic wreck of the Milwaukee railroad's crack passenger train ten days ago gained banner headlines in newspapers all ever the country, it also brought attention to a less publicized matter, the safety of railroad travel. of which an example was shown last week in Algona when the Milwaukee road's Sperry detector cnr passed through on its run. No lie detector, this, but serving somewhat the same purpose, the car finds flows in rails. Much in the manner that the Chinese engage medical men to keep them well, rather than to cure their ills, the Milwaukee Road employs this mechanical "doctor" to prevent the possibility of train accidents from defective rails in track. Finds "Rail Cancer" Equipped with the Snost recent devices for the purpose of testing rails in track, in accordance with the standard practice of many railroads, the car moves as a complete self-propelled unit and readily detects certain minute flaws, known as "rail cancer" because the insidious growth is akin to the human ailment, and so small that they cannot be found by other method. By means of a low-voltage electric current, derived from two large generators driven by gasoline engines, a magnetic "field" is set up around each rail. The behavior of this "field" is recorded bv very delicate and sensistive instruments, somewhat akin to radio. When an irregularity is encountered, an indication is made on a moving record tape and simultaneously a paint gun throws a small spot of white paint on the rail at the exact point of defect The car is then stopped and the operator makes a "hand- test" of the rail with a delicate meter which registers the size of the fissure inside the rail. Track Repaired Railroad track men following the detector car on a section car. replace the rail. In this way. rails containing flaws which might develop and weaken the rail structure are taken out of service before the flaw has a chance to grow to dan;- erous proportions. The track tester could not prevent the Montana accident which was due to a suddenly freak weather condition. However, it does save j O 1 many more lives by finding defec- j ^ live rails which in time might cause I O the derailment of a train. j 2 Device Invented by Sperry Railroad officials have characterized the car as one of the greatest contributions to safety assurance yet developed. It was invented by the late Elmer A. Sperry, electrical genius whose inventions include the gyro-stabilizer, gyro-compass, artificial horizon and the high in- tenaity arc light of which an example is the Lindbergh Beacon, atop the Palmolive-Peet building in Chicago. '' Outing At Okoboji i Mrs. Julius Kunz. Julius Jr . June ! Adel and M^rj' Adine and Mrs. A i R Corey and daughter. Ruth of Des I Moines. left last week for a two j weeks' outing at Lake Okoboji. ! Duane Campbell Home After Illness In Coletnan Hospital Seneca: Duane Campbell returned to his home Saturday forenoon from the Coleman hospital in Estherville. He was a patient in the hospital for *7 days but is now) well on the way to recovery. Louis Burt spent the past week with relatives at Armstrong. Mrs. Jay Godden entertained her Bible study club at her home Tuesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Classon and daughter spent Sunday with relatives at Mallard. Mr. and Mrs. Clem Dotson spent the past week end with relatives in the Twin Cities. Mrs. Ralph Lage of near Irvine- ton spent Saturday night at the Ralph Campbell home. Mr. and Mrs. Jens Peterson and family were dinner guests of their friends near Haifa Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Olsen and son. Alvin. of Ringsted spent Friday evening at the Curtis Olsen home. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Groen and daughter of near Swea City spent Sunday at the Sheldon Merrill home. Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Denton spent from Sunday until Tuesday at the parental S. L. Denton home near Raymond, Minn. The Helpful Thursday club members met at the river north of Seneca Thursday afternoon, where they enjoyed a picnic. Mrs. Frank Norris and sons and Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Olsen and family spent Thursday evening at the A, T. Paulsen home. Maxine and Donna Jean Cody left Wednesday for Minneapolis where they will spend a week and Maxine will receive medical treatment Sheldon Merrill and Cecil Bailey spent the past week end at the- S. L. Denton home and with other relatives and friends at Raymond, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hedln and family and Mr. and Mrs. Marlnus Nelson and family were supper guests at the George Charleston home Monday evening. Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Paulsen and family and Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Classon and daughter and Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Olsen and family spent Saturday evening at the Albert Cody home. Young Men Explore, Caves A Sunday ago, Lawrence Erdmnn. Paul Garman and Tom Sherman drove to Decorah where they visited the Ice Cave and Wonder Cave. From there they drove to Harmony, Minn., where they explored the Niagara Cave. They also went on to Alta Vista, where they visited tho Lawrence Reckers who were recently married here, FOOT PAINS ATTORNEYS AT LAW For more than a third of a century Dr. Wm M. Scholl has been relieving pnm- ful feet, sore joints, callouses weak and fallen arches, excessive sweating, rheumatic and arthritic-like pains We carrv Dr. Scholl's Foot Comfort Kerne- dieAnd Appliance, and will be happy to help you to foot relief. No charge for a Free Foot Test. Bronwell's R. J. Harrington 3. D. Low* HARRINGTON * LOWE Rooms 212-14 First Nat'l Bk. BIdg. ALGONA, IOWA Txayefeftk, \V. B. QUARTON H. W. MtLLEB ATTORNEYS AT LAW Office over Co. Savings Bk. BIdg. Office Phone 427 ALGONA, IOWA A. HUTCHISON DONALD C. HUTCHISON THEODORE C. HUTCHISON ATTORNEYS AT LAW Security State Bk. BIdg. Phone 251 TJw choice h Mdly nude. The Andrewi Hotel It ritutUd In the center of the downtown district-* few Hep* io ihopt •nd •muicmcnU Guest* ere «lwiyi com- forteU* to plecMfrt, homelike room*, AD- pctbhii feed for brukfett, luncheon •rid dinner-»erved In the Coffee Shop...Gir*9c Mfvic«...AII rates ere renontble. TWOOOBE f. STUTtH MUrueU ANDREWS^ }y&o&&ose&y&^^ Holland Binder Twine | c» Holland twine is nuule by the United Rope Works, one of the largest cord- $ age manufacturers in the world. It is made mainly from .Java Sisal, a § very-soft, silk-like fibre which makes up into a very strong, pliable cord | that operates much more smoothly through a hinder than other twines 0 made from harder, coarser fibres. g Holland twine has a reputation that has stood up for years. Every ball of g Holland Twine is guaranteed. If a ball should be found defective, please return it to your dealer and get another be-ill in its place. This vear buv ••HOLLAND TWINE." Holland Twine is sold by the following dealers: Johnson Implement Go. Cylinder, Tow* Farmers Elevator Co. TItonka, Iowa Whittemore Elevator Co. Whittemore, Iowa Priebe Bros. Lone Rock and Fenton, Iowa Mertz Implement Co. Bend, Iowa Bettering Garage Bancroft. Iowa Heetland Produce Lakota, Iowa C. O. Bailey Seneca, Iowa Hoffman & Son Lirrrmorc, Iowa Davenport Elevator Co. Bode, Iowa Gertrude Stoeffel spent last week j Monday until Friday with her co.i- I sin. Cecelia Haupert. housekeeper I for Father Davern at Fort Dodg". I Wholesale Distributor DAVENPORT ELEVATOR CO., West Bend, Iowa C««HXaX*KHX««««Si!C^^ ^^^^^ *9-^^^ ^^^f ^^^^^ ^BIPS 3. V. BONAB ATTORNEY AT LAW Collections ^wlll receive prompt attention ALGONA, IOWA E J Van Ness G. W. Stillman VAN NESS & STILLMAN ATTORNEYS AT LAW Offices in new Helse Building Phone 213 Algona, Iowa Gaylord D. Shumway Edvr. D. Kelly SHUMWAY & KELLY ' ATTORNEYS AT LAW Office in Quinby BIdg. Phone M ALGONA, IOWA HIRAM B. WHITE ATTORNEY AT LAW Office over Iowa State Bank Phone 206 P. A. DAN8ON ATTORNEY AT LAW Office over Iowa State Bank BIdg. Office Phone 460-J Re». 318 ALGONA, IOWA Phone 200 Kossuth Motor Co. ona la. ATTORNEYS AT LAW J. W. Sullivan (dec'd) S. E. McMahon L. E. Llnnan t LINN AN Algona, Iowa Phone 261 Office over Kossuth Mut Ins. BIdg. 'ALGONA, IOWA L. A. WTNKEL ATTORNEY AT LAW (County Attorney) Office over Quinby Building PHYSICIANS & SURGEONS J. N. KENEFICK PHYSICIAN * SURGEON Office formerly occupied by Dr. A, L. Riat over Rexall Drug Store Office Phone 300 Res. Phone 828 ALGONA, IOWA C H. CRETZMEYER, M. D. Phone 444-310 SURGEON & PHYSICIAN Office John Galbraith BIdg. MELVIN O. BOURNE PHYSICIAN & SURGEON Office over old Post Office Phones—Office 197 Re*. 1M OSTEOPATHS DR. 8. W. MEYER Osteopathic Physician General Practice Special attention given to non- surgical treatment of rectal dl»-» eases, varicose veins and rupture. General Hospital Phone 187 DENTISTS DR. H. M. OLSON DENTIST Located in New Call Theatre BIdg. Phone, Business 166, Residence 78fl ALGONA, IOWA DR. L. C. NfGENT DENTIST Second floor Sawyer BIdg. Phone 313 Algona, Iow» DR. C. D. SCIIAAP DENTIST Quinby Bldp. Pnone ,33 Res. Phone 174 Algona, Iowa GEO. D. tt'ALRATH, D. D. & GENERAL DENTISTRY Office in old Postofflce Block Phone 20 Algona, Iowa KARL R. HOFFMAN DENTIST Office In New Helse BIdg. Phone H Re , p hon> m ~~ REAL ESTATE ' „„ Ml RTAGH A SON REAL ESTATE FARM LOANS I!SURA *CE BONDS BIdg. Pnone 103 VETERINARIANS FOX & UINKEL r« W ' Fox Dr J - B - Winkel r»« »! "° 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 sheeU) which »e!i lor 75c for 500 sheets Thin u a good grade bond paper and will make an excellent school paper. The Algona Upper Des Moines Ihe Carbon l*«*i></i~ 'Ih<\t Ciivcs Siitisf.u-tioii Inquire at The Algona Upper Des Moinea office for partiuclart

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