The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 16, 1938 · Page 23
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KEEPSTAlMlNBffi LEAGUE PREXY PLEADS TO HWANBCLUB 'The. ia Ppper Pea Moines, Algona. Iowa. A«f. 16, 1938 Oites Budget Outs, Loss af I Teaching Talent, As Real Dangers • <sfff reS T ide , nt Bu * ene CHlmore of th ?*"*• University of Iowa, appeale Th^ m « " of the Kiln's club Thursday afternoon, at the Countr Club luncheon, to "keep the Univers ity of Iowa In the Major Leagues. .. President Ollmore pointed ou that the general appropriations fo the state university since 1930 hav been about $300,000 less per yea th * nt "«? wcre from 19 »> to 1930 and that as a result the Institution is seeing some of its best men on the teaching staff lured away by higher salaries In other Institutions W» Up to the People "The standard of our state university depends on the type of school our citizens want," said President Ollmore. "We will always have t state university, but whether It r« £w 8 j2» th ?,. major Iea * UM ° r on !?£. i «° ° le mlnors ' wlu de P end on legislative appropriations." Iowa's state university has been •tffiJli'W* 11 ." Wghe8t ln «» United States in recent years ta ds and qualifications of ac- schools of the land. ^u a ? out elg;ht P er c " n * °l the youth between 18 to 22 years of cure are attending universities or colleges, said President Gilmore, but this figure Is likely to rise in coming yean, as the changes In business and industry are such that the demand for new blood has diminished, and at the same time calls for higher standards of education and development J 1116 .. ""i ver8lty ls the Paving pound where the slack years are taken up in preparation for business/he added. Vatae of Research "The service of a university to a state cannot be measured by the size of its enrollment, but many factors must be considered. One of «' e ^e faculty 1 " 011 ' M °" e member tific development through re^ -Tt* e people of hls 8tat e have gained many times the actual salary of that individual," he said >J»T ? a £ ern of the university between 1920 and 1930 was set high, and the question n6w Is whether or not we want to continue that sam >attern or allow It to be changed A "."Inferior one, he pointed out ,t..JI fi y> he dec 'ared that the .resent legislative appropriation fo he state university, on a per cap t« hnsis I B hardly the pr|ce of ^ ««r »£ ets i a year - for the "ii- sens of the state. "Truly" p r o«. dent Ollmore said,.«« state univers. ty Is worth that much or more to ** cu tu . ral de V>loP me nt of this great state of ours." He was a guest of Dr. C. H. Ctotz- '^SdTipJ? h he m " tln *' a " d ^as "n- FROM THE — ^*"^*MBMMMIflHIJ| TEN TEARS AGO the mj »'o' > hine to the large bone in his left forearm near the wrist He had hf K ^?, alrlnB th8 roof on on e of his buildings on his farm northwest oM « £ £ *£ 8tepped u P° n a" old scaffold which broke and he fell upon a pile of lumber. This was the first accident he had ever nn, ° f nCW north of Bancroft was oocn! The i£n?r g f WaS a" 0 , "Dieted between Bancroft and Hurt and was to be opened In a few days. The pavlnir crew had been working out of Burt .nnf h i. b »l gUI L Iaylng cement a m »e fh n °' H 16 Black Cat creek "ear the Dau place. A new bridge had put in over the Black Cat ' It was hardly believable, but Al; gona had some man who was meaner than the dirtiest skunk that ever ". ved - A »" Ie K'rl who was wading at the wading pool had cut her foot ° ad '5' °n a Piece of glass. The custodian had called the attention of M. P. Weaver, who was one of the park commissioners. They had drained the pool and had found broken glass on the bottom. Evidently some low down detestlble pup had sat on one of the benches in the park drank his bottle of spiked intH, ^ Bd thrown his bottl « into the pool. »Irs. M. P. Haggard, who had >een prostrated from the effects o the heat lind acute indigestion, ha lot been showing the improvmen loped for and was confined to he >ed, with a trained nurse caring fo her. • * * Chester Falkenhainer had arrlvoi home from New York City, wher he had a position with a large in surance brokerage firm. He was ti visit here until Labor Day. • • • Band concert night had been look ed forward to by many pedole o this community and large crowds were "always In attendance to hear tne Algona Military band, one of the best musical bands in Iowa. » » » Algona's niro.i. t «•»» re.<ci.v for use. A "sock" had be»n put upon a pole to show whi?h direction the wind was blowing. )t was a largo white canvas dying 18 or 20 feel i We Observe a Birthday ew nth year and the the close of our 25th year in Algona \Ve g ° Ur recor d-proud of the fac We know that in order to succeed we must render service above the motive of profit. That is whv vear after ye»r. during the 24 years' that we have £ here you have aeen improvement follow improvement t0day bears 1Ittle resemblance to the store Un8lghtl ^ Delves nortrn m ° dern> u P- to -date equipment northern Iowa— new modern dust-proof fixtures— a new sanitary fountain equipped fullyl^ new modern clean prescription room— hundreds of articles on the shelvea to add to your comfort and well-being nht f Ug)st ° re is vour frlen d in time of need-it is the right-hand of your doctor. He depends upon carefully compounded prescriptions to bring you back to heaU h and It is with a respectful feeling of pride that we know ° r ^ tOWn ha8 confldeQCe In our Still, with all these improvements— with all the new- STT^ 6 a w 8 "" l )lanQl »g '^ the future. We are not satisfied We believe our customers are entitled to the best that we can get for them— the best in every line— and each year we bring it to you. We sincerely hope that you, our customer, does not need the services of our prescription cases but we know, as life-insurance salesmen know, that many of you will need it vitally. That is why we are always ready— m time of need we want to help to the fullest extent of our ability. It is our sincerest wish to continue to grow and improve with Algona and Kossuth county. We invite you to come to our store, with confidence, in' sickness and in health. We know that our 24 years of experience in Algona can and will be of service to you Since 1914 JAMES Your Rexall Store -Algona above the ground A marker had also been made. This was a clrcfe near the center of the field, several feet wide and about one hundred feet in diameter. The circle was covered with white linen and could bs seen for a long dl'tnnce by the ttyers. The fk-!d was -. meadow reasonably level ond smooth and contained about 45 acres. The field was under the direction of the American Legion boys. If \vns located about two miles west of the corner on Hihgway No. 16 that led to the golf course. Mr. and Airs. Sam Smith had opened a new lunch room on Bust State street opposite tho Swift plant They had beer, occupying the room recently vacated by the Radio Shop. » » • Dr. and Mrs. L. O. Baker had >een in Minneapolis attending the National Dental convention. • * * Sir. and Mr*. C. B. Nasby of Omaha visited with Mrs. Nasby's parents, Mr. and Mrs. K. D. James The Nasbys were on their way to he Black Hills for a vacation. TWENTY YEARS AGO flr» department had been Out twice during the week. One of August Slagle's barns had een struck by lightning, setting it n fire. It was located about a mile ortheast of Algom,. When the fire epartment reached the scene, the building was in flames. The fire had leaped from the gara e e over to the barn which was soon consumed A splendid chicken house was ahso destroyed. Four hundred bu.ihvls of oats had been sacrifices and a straw stack burne.i. The chlcki.ns and livestock had been saved A flre at the U. S. cafe was not serious and no damage resulted A coffee pot had tipped over, set on nre and had ignited a few light articles In the room. The danger had passed almost before help was secured. It was hoped that no more such disasters would occur, because the country could not afford such losses, especially of food products during the critical war times. Neighbor* and friends of Mrs. Max Herbst gave a farewell reception for her and her family at the W. K. Ferguson home. Mrs. Herbst two daughters and son, Joel, were to leave for California, where they were to make their home. * • * It had been evident that the calls for men were not to be as large during the month of August as they had been in July. It was thought that the war department had been holding off because of the new draft laws. Two men had been called from Kossuth county to leave about August 26 for Camp Funston. Two volunteers from the limited service men had also been called to report August 30. * * • City Librarian Gertrude Sheridan announced that the recruiting station for the United States Student Nurse Reserve was to be open at Algona public library during the entire week. Kossuth county had not been up on the quota assigned and this was to afford some of the young and patriotic ladies an opportunity to learn a splendid profession and at the same time serve their country loyally. * • * Ensign Charles Carlon arrived home on a furlough for a short visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Will Carlon, and friends. Charles had been advanced to position of ensign in the navy. He had been assigned as an instructor in navigation in the same naval school that he had attended at Charleston, S. C. * * • Hundreds of people had come in- o this office and had viewed with astonishment the great display of all corn stalks that had been brought in by farmers living in this vicinity. A. M. Jasperson beat them all. He brought in some stalks hat had measured 13 feet 10'- nches tall, that had been raised bv his son, Elmer, in Plum Creek township. The following U the list of the ten highest cream checks that had been paid during the month of July A. J. Keen & Son, L. N. Thorpe & Son, A. J. Brown, Bert McCorkle & Son, Emil Lavrenz, H. C. Adams David Keefe, Jas. Robinson, Chas Gilbride and Frank Harness. • •* • Attorney E. 1. Van Ness and Superintendent of Schools Wm. Shirley had been at EUmore, Minn on a road case. w * • Uttte Evelyn Hod«e», daughter ol Mr. and MM. E. J. Hodges had been seriously ill with stomach trouble. By The Test of 40 Years Tay or sec lislfed in the egar works lon egar works, long W* 8 Was ™orporated with Joel Behlmei '> vi <* president, and Chas. H. man * g ?- ™e factory was then estab- occupied previously by the Barnes' vin- forgotten by most older Algonians meats PurchLed at sl^ughtei tiW ml '° ^ ^ uantiti es of meats are higher in price! USed when the any time' by When you buy Taylor-Made ice cream, Sanitary years of service and quality have proved it. Algona Ice Cream & Candy Factory Since 1898 ^

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