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Jim Sheridan Says Bancroft Is "Going To Town"And Tells Whu New Paving, $40,000 Im " provement, Latest Progress Under "Good Times," Says Resident J. H. Sheridan is a good Bancroft «? •; e , r ,' and wlth that in view he has the following to say with regard to improvements in his' horn? community during the post year and Improvements tb.it are under way The new paving at Bancroft Is g to completion, -----= •"•« i« luinpieuoil, and streets In that community nre torn up, preparatory to the surfacing. " Burfaclng. l7 w71T be one of "tlT ' V Nemmers '• building „ mod esst i s«s!5"«^r --S- sx house at a cost of about ™ "St. John the Baptist congregation, with Father Schultes at the helm. Is building a new Catholic school at a cost of over $100,000. "A. A. Droessler, our local meat market proprietor, has just completed a modern market and locker and for the size and capacity there is none to excel it in the state and we are very proud of this. It cost about $17.000. "Merrill brothers are buildln« a modern store building, that will lie up-to-date in every way, at a cost of about $7,000. "L. J. Nemmers is building a mod- g '" many years ' Congratul _--•-/ of the towns about the size of Bancroft In northern Iowa are £" t ^5Jl" lm * s ,. d ° i "* '" way of ,,- We hers ln Ban- think we can ma*e them look he 30 cents these good democratic times. l,." B |T ft ,H ey Started the "reworks. He has built a modem restaurant building at a cost of about $10,000 ' R W u P 1 f Welp ' s Hatchery, M P S"l u y house in connection $8 000 hatchery at a cost °t about "Bancroft is starting to pave the "The sales In our state liquor store are equal to those in the larger cities. Some will criticize this statement. They are according to law and it is a good law. "Our stocks of merchandise are equal of those in the cities. Our businessmen are young, active, and honest. And we will never ackno\y- ledge any town in the state has or Is a better town to trade in or a better town to live in. I have lived . here 48 years and know what I am MEN'S 16-IN. "CHALLENGER" • Heavy Oak Sole • Leather tcf-binding • Eetan uppers • O'.Jstanding value $ 235 MEN'S 16-1N. "CONQUEROR" Full grain Mark ra- tan !cu':.t-r. I ' : ,d oak teles, 'lj.j.,0 SA| TO *it> Many other improvement are being made. Truly, J. H. SHERIDAN." Producer Attends Trade Gathering Corwith-Fairview: Mr. and Mrs John Mullins and family, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Varnum and daughter Mary Jane and Donald Ross spent a week ago Sunday at Conrad at a gathering of the Associated Hybrid Producers of Iowa. The group inspected the breeding plots for the testing of new improved hybrid corn. This is one of the largest Plots in the state. A picnic dinner and supper was enjoyed by those present. -, _ ._ Wm. Rusch and a sister of Mrs. B. H. Sands, who has spent Gengler. the summer with relatives in Iowa visited here last week with her cousin. Mrs. R. E. Bonnstetter. She The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, Oct. 4,1938 SUSIE—by Edith Swans Exclusively each week in The Algona Upper Des Moines ^IP »COTT>M sees ME. L HE'LL >N ANT TO 60 TOO ~ANBHE CANT ' NOW ScOTTY. CO YD SCHOOl, \NITH ME, .' ONLY ONE UTTT.6 &IWU THAT WAS ALLOW CD TO TAKE AN t TO SCHOOL/ so we COUCONT c-er AwAr WITH IT-CAUSfci HEtt NAME WAS V,ANO you CERTAINLY OONT t,OOH_ . URt A CAMQ HAVE TO FAST , TO 4C.HOOV- . . . . e expects to lenve soon to make her home in Florida. AN INVITATION TO VIEW THE 1939 PLYMOUTH NOW ON DISPLAY AT The ELBERT Garage Completely, new in styling and design the 1939 Plymouth sets the pace for oars in the low priced class. So heautfnl you wouldn't believe it is a low priced car. Yet it costs no more. Independent front wheel suspension with Aniola Steel coil springs ... remote control gear shift... lever on steering column ... Safety Signal Speedometer, Longer Wheelbase 114". ELBERT GARAGE DODGE Lotts Creek People Drive to Minnesota Lotts Creek: Mr. and Mrs. Nick lengler and Phyllis accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Rusch, Sr., of Whittemore drove to St. Paul Friday morning. They also stopped at Rochester to visit Mrs. Martin Meyer who is a patient there. Mrs. Meyer is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Funeral at Fort Dodge Rev. and Mrs. E. Fiene and Mr. . . . and Mrs. Wm. Schmiel of Lntts Creek attended the funeral of Rev Stephen at Fort Dodge Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Faulstich were Thursday afternoon visitors at the Aug. Gade home at West Bend. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Lieb and sons, Dunne nnd Eugene were Wednesday evening visitors at the Wm. Meyer home at Whittemore. Mr. and Mrs. Emil Bierstedt and daughters, Mary Elizabeth and Carol Jane of Fenton were Wednesday evening visitors at the Hugo Faulstich home. * ft PLYMOUTH titeS, MEN'S 16-INCH "SPORTSMAN" BOYS' 14-IN. PLAINSMAN •act stay trim top • Double oak TWENTY YEARS AGO A large crowd had visited the wa relic train at the Milwaukee depot The train was made up of a sleeper several flat cars loaded with cannon machine guns, airplane guns', trench mortars, poisoned barb wire, snap- er's guards, airplane torpedoes, anc bombs. Many of these articles showed the effects of the war and were badly shattered and broken by enemy shot and shell. A large box car that had been repainted to represent the camouflage used in the war zone contained many other articles brought from the front. * * * Mr. and Sir*. O. P. McDonald had been made happy, when they received a letter from their son, Durwood stating that he was well and gettin? along as well as could be expected in the German prison camp where he was incarcerated. It was thought that young McDonald, who had fallen Inside the German lines and made prisoner, was dead, but this letter to his parents set aside that rumor, much to the joy of his many friends. The war had affected newspapers as well as other businesses. As n result the Algona Courier had voluntarily suspended publication. The u. D. M. and Advance bought for $5,000 the good will and outfit of the Courier. The Fourth Liberty Loan campaign wa« to be launched. Kouuth county patriots were to take thel- subscriptions to their meeting place In their precinct. No canvassing was to bt done but it wns required of each citizen to subscribe. The committee had endeavored to make n fair allottment. * * * After October first, no delivery of purchases wns to be mnde by Algona grocery stores nnd meat markets. The system used here hnd been carried on nt n minimum cost but owing to the war the merchants had decided to abolish the custoni- nry purchasers nnd to carry their own goods home. * * * Mrs. A. L. IVterson had undergone n serious operation at her home for gall stones. She was recovering nicely. * * * Ort I> O. Baker, Charles Lathrop, B. F. Crose nnd Mark Boyle of Whittemore with their wives, hnd attended the dedication of the fountain designed by Father Dobber- fteln of West Bend nt Humboldt. This fine fountain wns located in the John Brown Park. The fire department hud been called out by a fire nt the Lon Kuhn residence on east State street. Not much damage was done, the fire be- intr a mattress which with other bedding was destroyed. Mr. Kuhn hnd stated that he thought sum;? roomer had been smoking cigareU while on the bed. * * # C. E. Lninpright hud received n letter from his son. Harold. He was at Washington Barracks, but had expected to leave for Newport immediately, where they would ship [ for France. He had been promoted to a, corporal and was to be in the range finding division of engineers Out of 289 men he had been one of the 80 selected. * * • Win. C. Stwle had gone In to Chicago to meet his wife and son, William, who had been spending the hay fever season in Michigan. * * • Mrs. Herman Hauberg hod left for a ten day visit at the old home at Erie, Illinois, and was also to visit at Chicago. Davenport and other points. Herman had fitted into his former role as a care-free bachelor very gracefully. Bert Cronan, who had been the efficient janitor at the Algona high school, had a portion of his left thumb amputated. Four months previous Mr. Cronan's thumb became inflamed and a doctor had lanced it and had stated that a beard from some plant or bush caused the trouble. Blood poisoning had set In and the thumb caused Mr. Cronan much suffering. * * • Ignatius Wernert left for Columbus, Ohio, where he was to begin his duties as Instructor in chemistry in the University of Ohio. He had been an Instructor in the Iowa State University at Iowa City. His work at Columbus was to start in a new chemistry building. * * * It wan reported that Kosauth county was to have several independent candidates for county office in the field. F. L. Thorpe was to come out for clerk of court and it was also rumored that the candidates for sherfff were to have opposition. * * * Alice Behlmer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Behlmer. was attending the Chicago Normal School of Physical Education, where she was a first year student * * « Lloyrt Wellendorf and Harold Lampright had returned home from their fishing trip north. They were In northern Wisconsin, but the heavy rains and floods had ruined the fishiner there. They then drove over Into Minnesota, and tried their luck near Paynesvillc, but the henw winds had mnde fishing bad in the lakes. They had cnusht a few fish but were disappointed. Oscar Anderson, city fire chief. ad attended the fifty-! irst nnmml 'iremen's state convent! i nt Independence, lown. Afrs. Anderson ivent ns far ns Waterloo, where she visited with old friends. * * * John Haggard and Harold F:ilk- -nhniner hnd spent the week end vith their respective families. Roth >oys hnd been attending school nt T owa City. * * * Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Dlngfey nnd ielen Dingley had returned f--n n . Chienuo. where they had visited nt the W. B. Nugent home. They hnd returned by the wny of Cedar Rap- North East Kossuth News LAKOTA LADIES AIDS ENTERTAINED Presbyterian, Methodist Groups Hold Meet at Heetlands, Warburtons Lakota: Mrs. Samuel Warbur^ ton was hostess to the Methodist Aid at her home last week Wednesday afternoon with 18 members and guests present. Committees were appointed for the bazaar and chlck- ep supper to be held at the church Oct. 5th. Mrs. Earl Grabau will be hostess to the next meeting on Oct. 12th. Mrs. Jerry Heetland, assisted by her mother, Mrs. Charles Winter entertained the Presbyterian missionary society Thursday afternoon with a large crowd present. Mrs. Seo. Heetland had charge of devotions. Mrs. Jerry Ukena read the lesson from the study book of Problems of Rural America and Wayne and Wanda Heetland sang a duet "The Little Brown Church In the Vale." Mrs. Albert Rosenau north of town has been ill the past two weeks suffering with rheumatism. Mrs. Manyard Hertzke, who has been visiting her parents at Granada, Minn., for a week, came home last week. Doris Olson went to the F. G. Torines near Algona last week WedJ nesday and will help with the house Infant Daughter of Hebron Couple Dies Hebron: A little daughter wns born to Mr. and Mrs. Enoch Hanson at the Immnnuel hospital at Mankato, Inst Tuesday. The baby lived only n short time. Rev. S. O. Sorlein wns present nt the hos- pitnl nnd the baby wns bnptizcd ns" soon ns possible. Mrs. Hanson is getting along ns well as can be expected. The bnby's funeral wns' held Wednesday afternoon at the Cnrl Halvcrson home. Mrs. Gust Nelson is assisting nt the flanson home while Mrs. Hnnson is in the hospitnl. Mrs. Beatrice Osland spent Tues- dny afternoon with Mrs. Selmer Matheson. The Altoff young folks visited last Sunday afternoon with Gennie an.! Bertha Badje. Mrs. Oscar Frandle spent last Tuesday at the home of her brother at Clear Lake. Mr. and Mrs. Otis Mldthun nnd family spent last Sunday with her sister and family at Albert Len Minn. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Leibrandt en joyed a visit from her brother nn<i family from west of Elmore ln.st Tuesday. Mrs. Oscar Frnndle assisted with cooking for silo fillers at the home of her brother, near Brlcelyn last Saturday and Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Olin Larson. Mrs. Selmer Matheson and Mrs. Carl Matheson visited their sister. Mrs. it.nM,... 1,11 -He rn , "vuac ivniuiesiin visitea tneir sister. Mrs. work while Mrs. Torine is ill. , Enoch Hanson at the Mr.nknto hos- August, the 9 year old son of Mr. | P'tal recently. IT. T,-_H. . Mr. and Mrs. Adrian Hauskin and family and Maynard Hauskin of Blue Earth autoed to Rembrandt. Iowa, last Sunday, and brought home their mother who has spent the past months with her daughter, ids and Dubuque. Eiiirenln nint, wns to lenve for Wnshineton. O. C. where she hnd a position in the Congressional library. Evelvn Hodges had left for Madison, Wis.. to resume her duties at the university. and „ ing from an appendicitis operation nt the "Buffalo Center hospital. Mesdames W. E. Ley and her sister. Mrs. Bert Ley spent several clays last week visiting another sister, Mils. Albert Smith at Fort Dodge. Will Rotterman, north of town, got his hand caught in the knives of a silo filler and lost four fingers recently. He was helping fill the silo at the Otto Engelbarts farm near Ledyard. The Thaves sisters were visitors at the home of their brother, Edward at Burt last week Sunday. Mrs Edward Thaves is suffering from a severe Injury caused when she fell down stairs recently. Twenty-five ministers of the Lutheran conference held a meeting nt the local church Inst week Tuesday and Wednesday and the women of the church served meals to them in the church dining room. A very .uccessful meeting is reported. Mr. nnd Mrs. W. E. Push. Du luth, Minn., came Thursday for a visit with Mr. nnd Mrs. J. H. Warburton. They were on their way home from n trip to Portland, Oregon, where they attended the nn- miiil nationnl convention of the Spanish War veterans. Mrs. T. R. Heraldson and family. Mr. and Mrs. John Rolefsema visited Wednesday at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Carl F. Cal- TITONKA BRIDGE CLUB ENTERTAINED Tltonka: Mrs. Frank Clark nnd Mrs. Lee O. Wolfe entertained thp Thursday bridge club nt n one o'clock luncheon. High score wns made by Mrs. Earl Stott nnd average score by Mrs. Roy Bnll. Titonka People Will Move to California Titonkn: Mr. nnd Mrs. William Boykcn entertained five tables of bridge Thursday evening, honoring Mr. nnd Mrs. C. V. Pendergnst. who will leave Oct. 1 for California. Mr. and Mrs. H. I. Torgersen received high couple score, Mr. and Mrs. Bonnckcr second high and Ted Dunmire travel. Lester Callics has ncepted a position ns a meat cutter in the A. & P. store nt Spencer. George Wntson. father of Mrs. Hnmstreet, returned to Pittsburg, Pa., for n short visit. Mr. and Mrs. Amundsen of Mnn- ly visited Sunday at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Ed Sathoff. Mr. nnd Mrs. Frank Clark drove to Minneapolis Friday to visit until Sunday nt the home of their son, Will. Mr. and Mrs. Howard French drove to Columbia, Mo., Friday. Jcnn French, n sophomore at Stephens College, hns to come home for the semester because of an attack of rheumntlsm. Lakotans' Sisters Visit Lakota: Mrs. Fred Huitncr. Sr., Is enjoying a visit from two sisters. Mesdames Clukner from Wisconsin and Whalen from St. Paul. lles. Irvington Ladies' Aid will hold their Harvest Home Supper This Wed. Night, Oct 5 Menu Fried Chicken Mashed Potatoes nnd Gravy Baked Beans Cabbage Salad Jello Pickles Rolls Apple Pie nnd Coffee Price 35c GOOD! BETTER!! BEST!!! Trade Is good. Saturday was a beaner. Let the good work go on. People know where to find bargains. Here are a few more vitamins for this week. VITAMIN A—51 Snow Suits, sizes 6 to 18, assorted colors. 100 per cent pure wool, lined, jacket pants and all for noly $2.98. VITAMIN B—Princess hose, tops of the Prim-Era line nt 49c. VITAMIN C—Men's Chlppewa work shoes, double retan with good leather soles, real work shoes at $1.98. VITAMIN D—Men's leather lined kid shoes with arch support. They nre soft and easy, just the thing under overshoes. Ottr special price is $2.78. VITAMIN E—Glen-Echo Peters $4.00 line of men's oxfords. A new shipment. Latest styles, solid leather, our price $2.98. VITAMIN F—Men's suede shirts, assorted colors, all sizes, same quality we sold at 98c last year. This year only 59c, VITAMIN G—A bargain lot of children's oxfords, sizes B to 12 at SOc. We have a full alphabet of vitamins that are real bargains. In fact, the store and basement is cram jam full of winter goods bought right for cash and being sold at bargain prices. It Is a three ring: circus ot real values. Jimmie Neville ALGONA. IOWA Hebron Zion Church Holds Reception Hebron: A reception wen given Inst Sundny night at the Zicn church pnrlors following the Luther League for the confirmation class that was confirmed Sept. 18, consisting of 14 boys and 8 girls. 51IRE ; YOU CAN QUOTE SlE-EVERY WORD IS T.RUE:.. sayed $ 62 and got a better Job Gardner fowles of Des Moiney had been an Algona business visitor. TEN YEARS AGO The nr»t killing froot came the ,iKht of September 23. and was thought to have caught some corn ir. the county that was unripened. The mercury had gone down to thirty degrees. * * * Alfred H. Nt-Uon who was badly injured in an automobile accident i>nc mile north of Hobarton, had passed away at the Kossuth hospital without regainiiii; conscio'i»- icss. The accident had happened two weeks before his death. Burt Legion Elects Burt At an American Legion meeting Thursday evening the fol- Inwin? officers were elected: R. S. -McWhorter, commander; O. H. Graham, vice commander: G. P. Hawcott. adjutant, and W. W. Boettrhei finance officer. The American Legion and Auxiliary are to hold a joint meeting at the Jim Chri.stensen home Tuesday evening, Oct. 4. Lakotan's Car Burns Lakota: The model A Ford belonging to Elve Steile was burned la.st week Sunday evening when a leaking ga^> line caught tire and tli,- car was n total los.s, the only part not burning was the two rear tire.-,. Unfortunately the car wus not covered by insurance. Burt H. S. Classes Busy Curt: Tile senior class nad a picnic at the Call Park Friday evening and attended the show afterwards. The junior class is rehearsing a class play, "Special Delivery" which will be given Oct. 14. ' v *t**>HVfff**ffJWJW*ffJVWfJWWA Used Cars '37 Plymouth Touring Tudor '35 Oldsmobile Sedan '31 Chevrolet Coach '32 Plymouth'Coupe '31 Plymouth Sedan Washing Greasing Willard Battery Service Veedol Quaker State Enarco Oil Tydol Gas Hoenk Motor Service . .., nlxmt IIH paint j..i>. U was the new Devne i-C'oat System. AN INTERVIEW WITH R.M. CHESELDINE PORT WASHINGTON, N.V. "A neighbor told me about the 2-Coat System and he sure gave me good advice. 1 " OUR Df AlER, Unwell H.,,le, explained this new kind of paint to Airs. C'h 1 liow it ha veil money. TWO COATS ot paint went on our borne instead of. the u^ual three—the hi.u^e looked belter than ever,' ami, Ijtrsides, we iiiuile a tuii.iiijrrable :>aviijg iu money. WI'll TICKliO that Devoe 2-Coat System gave us paint job that all our neighbors admire. Now four ho our street are painted with the Devoe <-Cout S>,ttuj WEST OF C'Ul'KT HOI SE II. L. Ilm-nk -vuvvwvwuwwv N EIGHBOR tells neighbor! FrieiuJ ttlls friend! DC voc's 2-C'oat System is huik-d the gn.-utf.it devclopuiuiit in the paint industry. It make.', homes whiter—cuts painting costs in half. This new system Uses two different paints. The first seals the pores in new wood, or cliniis fust to old paint. The second is they and lasts longer, wear- and weather-resisting Come in and find out all coat that contains 18% more- about this amazii.,' new Devoe haling units and Mays white 2-Cout System of painting. Emfloy a Reputable Puintu-Ute out Budget Ptun THE NEW •COAT SYSTEM J)£yaO«0 BYAMCKCA'S OLOfSI PAINT COMPANY-1ST. I7J, Botsford Lumber Co. Phone 256 'Jim Pool Your Brakes Tested Free At Dutch's SIIIMT S<>rvi<-<'