Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on December 18, 1930 · Page 7
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 7

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 18, 1930
Page 7
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JKOSStJTH COUNTY ADVANCE W. J. PAYNE, Editor At Mrs. Hanna's. < Last Tuesday Mrs. George Hanna' completed 50 years residence at l<u Verne. Her husband, the late George Hanna, and a Doctor Bllse of Iowa Falls laid out the town, built a store, and*Mr. Hanna became the first postmaster. Mr. Hanna always dealt largely In cattle, acquired considerable land, and Bank of Lu Verne. founded the (Swift & Company Pays Me Cash Far My The family now owns some 6,000 acres of land in the Lu Verne vicinity, of ^whlch several hundred acres are operated as the "Hanna Ranch" by a son, Scott Hanna, who Is also the active head of the bank Like his father he produces many carloads of cattle and hoga each year, and the ranch is operated under hla direction by managers who live out on it. The Hanna home has books everywhere, quantities' .of the latest volumes on most every subject, including fiction, sociology, crime, adventure, pioneering, biography, all brand now books that make an old book worm like the writer wish for children In the family, and Minnie was a health winner in the 4-H club. Two of the girls are married. One 1« Mrs. Edwin Oade, and the other Is Mrs. Ben Schmidt. The family farms 320 acres at Burt. We met Arnold Sanders,' the town marshal at Lu Verne, and did not know he was marshal till later, nor did we know he was one of the John Sanders' boys from Swea City till later, His wife is a daughter o Mrs. M. I. Riddle, who formerly op erated a cafe at Swea City, and he Is a brother of Otis Sanders, barber at Lone Rock, Wm. ( farmer at Swea City, arid Doyle, who works on a farm near Elmore. Mrs. Sanders has the telephone exchange at Lu Verne, and she was operator^ there before her marriage. Her mother, Mrs. Riddle, now lives at Lu Verne With her. We sold a paper to J. L. Lichty of the Corner Store at Lu Verne, and then like a good business man he encouraged us to look around with the result that we staggered out of also might have had some college training, for thl* Is often one of the reasons .why;. •• thft people elect v a armer director 1 / If he was a col' ege" man-we thought he might have been a, teacher in his young -days. Mr.,,XVte0ta4Ua4mitted the first two charges, but said he had never served as teacher.' He has been one of the directors of the school near his home for five years, and sends five of hla own .children to It. The last loads of corn where the buskers had finished husking were In the wagons in the yards. We guessed there might be 4,GOO bushels from the 85 acres, but John said not more than 4,000 bushels. That Is the way ,viH-:. --MH- •'«..>•*•;,.:.'-••< -^ -,. ,.>^'... ;•>• ix :• WM f ' , . we have to get a story out of some ot those farmers. They can do anything except brag about what they do. He has been six years on the Galbraith farm. Some one told us Barney Jones was doing a produce business big enough to brag about, so we stopped around and" visited a few minutes He has rebuilt his • "When I Uke my butterlat, eggt and poultry to the nearest Swllt ft Company produce plant, I get the going market priet lor the best I can deliver. And I'm only one of the 200,000 producer* taking supplies to the 80 odd Swift plunti. 'JJhat will give you some idea o( the huge quantitiei which Swift ft Company mutt buy each day in order to keep supplies ol Brook• field Butter, Brooklield Eggs and Premium Milkfed Chickens moving along600 car routei and 400 branch houses to, every community in the country. This nation-wide distribution makes a Swift producer independent o( local gluts or shortages. "Imagine how efficient this organization must be in order to pay cash to its 200,000 producers; to give its 45,000 shareholder* a return on their investment — and, by the way, I'm one of those shareholders. And, finally, so that it can expand and thrive on a margin of lest than 2 cents on each dollar of sales. "Part of this organization of 51,000 people, who receive just wages, are home folks of ours. They live right here, build their homes with us, patronize our local merchants, pay taxes like you and me. You bet I'm glad to be in this family." Swift & Company Algona, Iowa west of the Corner quarters just Store In Lu f. JS. 8OHE time and opportunity' In which to read. Mrs. Hanna said her younger daughter, Consuelo, was the reader of the family, but several books we mentioned she had read herself. One was the book Mr. Murphy of the Wallaces' Farmer has been boosting recently, a pioneering tale of Northwest Iowa called "Black Soil." Mrs. Hanna said she liked this book because it describes things In a time she remembers. Mrs. Hanna said, "I have lived on the frontier much of my life—was born in Wright county in 1857 in the time of Indian scares. My people, with their few neighbors, left Goldtield twice when the Indians were reported coming on trouble bent." We hope for another interview when opportunity offers. The Hanna family have had much to do with the building of Lu Verne, and have kept the respect of the community for 50 years, a record worth hearing about. At Galbraith. A couple of months ago B. J. Sankey at Galbraith, who has managed the elevator for six years, built a new bulging and opened a store. The Sankeys have enjoyed a successful business from the start, among other things selling 50 bags of flour the first month. They sell Skelly gasoline, buy cream, and have a general line of groceries. Swift's Premium Quality Brookfield Eggs, Premium Milkled Chickens and Golden West Fowl prepared by Algona people. On sale by local dealers. a HARNESS Prom now on is the time to bring in your harness and have them oiled and repaired, and also to look over our NEW HARNESS J£t!Jld til 1111^* «»• D- The family consists of three girls in school, and Bert Jr.. at home, and range from five to 13 years old. They keek a cow, and have most or the comforts of a regular farm home. Mrs. Sankey Is a daughter of Mrs. Ed Warmbier at Lu Verne. Her brother Charles farms the old home farm a little way south. Next year the Sankeys expect to build a new residence over near the store. , We suggest that their old home be remodeled for a parsonage, and a church built near it as the next step in building up the town. Already a Sunday school is being held at the schoolhouse nearby. At the elevatoy Bert said he was taking tn more new c° rn ^ an ™ any previous year up to this time. HeVad received some 25,000 bushels of new corn up to two weeks or so the store with a box load of his merchandise a while later. This was all right, for we got home that night with purchases that in every case but one were pronounced satisfactory bargains by the commissary at our house. We like, if we can, to get the said commissary to price our purchases, and then tell her that we have driven such a wise and canny bargain that we actually spent 29c less than she thought we spent for our purchases. Charles Warmbier, farming northwest of Lu Verne, saved 80 spring pigs from nine litters and 24 fall pigs from three litters. From 90 acres of corn, 4,500 bushels were husked, and from 100 acres of oats, 4,000 bushels were threshed. On the potato and corn land two and a half tons of fertilizer were spread, the commercial mixture costing $58. Mr Warmbier said he would use fertilizer again on his potatoes. This past season 150 to 175 bushels of potatoes to the acre were dug on three acres. Mr. Warmbier is a jolly bachelor. We eubmit this record to prove that the bachelors are as good farmers as the benedicts. Last week we met Archie Sanford and Jese Lindebak at the elevator they have owned for 16 years in Lu Verne. They bought it from John Weiner, and are one of two grain concerns there. We could not get a story out of them, but we saw a canoe paddle in the office %vhich looks like some one there was interested in sporting life. Offered to Verne, painted up, and h'afl a nice clean business place. He hae a heat Ing stove built into the wall between the receiving office and the etorag rooms, so that both are heated. by the same stove, which la fired from the storage side of the partition. Mr Jones 'has been in the produce bus iness at Lu Verne eight years. There are three other dealers buying cream, and one other buying poultry. Mr. Jones buys at present a ton of live poultry a week, and from 14 to 42 80-pound cans of cream a week, depending on the season. He is now buying 23 cases of eggs a week, but earlier in the season he sought as high as 56 cases, or more than 15,000 dozen eggs a week. Like many other Lu Verne residents, Mr. Jones spent part of his life at 'Goldfield, having lived at the two towns 34 years. Mr. and Mrs. Sherm F. Phillips now live in a fine home at Lu Verne and their 240-acre farm in Sherman RMT DcclMr'* *f lulect lUquMt profram tilth In jolly enter* Mliuri, Ted wirf H»*tl, M>«ry S«l. mornlnf, 7>M to «|00 omr IFMT, Waterloo) end jerry und Iran*, m>*ry S*t. mornlnf 9ilS «• »:<S owr rCCO, Mlnnopolli ago, ago, and more was coming in as fast ae the trucks could haul it. He had also taken in over 20,000 bush I els of old corn. Mr. Sankey said that early in November new corn was grading No. 3, but by Decembe , 2, the grade had gone down to No because of damp weather which then prevailed. tell the firm where they were some big corn cribs full of corn in that neighborhood, but they showed no intention of getting ready to go out after the cribs full. We will have to find out what Interests an elevator man, so we will know what to talk about next trip. The boys are jolly fellows, and we enjoyed our] telt, but must get a story next! me. . ,_. . Sim Leigh, south of Irvington, aid his father John Leigh paid only 900 for the first quarter section of and. He came to the farm in 1872 nd was married in 1880. Mother | Leigh still lives in a house a few ods from Sim on the farm. Out of 20 acres in corn an average of 401 bushels to the acre was husked. A township is operated by a son Paul. Another son, Harold, works in the Lichty & Koss corner store, and still another son, Ernest, who formerly worked at the corner store is now operating a grocery store for ,himself at Whittemore. He learned the grocery business well under 3. L. Lichty, one of the capable, merchants of the county, which 'should give him the right start. Another son, John, is highway patrolman, and lives with Mr., and Mrs. Phillips in town. After learning about where the boys all were, we asked Sherm where his girls were. He said pointing at Mrs. Phillips, "There is my only girl." The family is proud of a new Philco radio which Mr. Phillips won at the Waterloo Dairy congress, and he just walked right up and drew the right chance to win He said it was the first time he ever won anything. The family came from Peoria, 111., 21 years ago. They have worked hard and with goo< planning, and have always taken an active part in community affairs in their farming neighborhood. DECKER'S IOWANA SLICED BACON ANOTHER modern touch — —. your pleasure in serving Decker** lowaa* Sliced Bacon! Every particle of (riMfe bone has been removed for yon. No tMgfa* indigestible substance to mar your enjoyment. Every morsel of Decker'* lawaam Sliced Bacon is delightfully tender. TW bacon for everyone... babe to gran<a«l. Cured in It* Own Juice* Decker's lowana Bacon !• •elected from the finest young porkers raised in Iowa* that state of tall corn and deep greom pastures. It is cured in its own juices and then smoked over real hickory. Always sweet, mild, mellow to the taatel Coll your dealer —he also carries Decke*> lowana Ham, Vacuum-cooked Meats* Braunschweiger Sausage, lowana Poafc Sausage — delicacies* every onel Jacob E. Decker & Sons ... Mason City, Iowa, Farmers 9 Directory •ALGONA— ' Anderson Bros. • B. A. Clark .-,1 Moe & SJogren •3P Long Bros. BANCBOFT— A. A. Droessler BURT— Bettln Grocery FENTON— John Dempsey GAL.BRA1TH— Bert SankejT IBYI5TGTON— Frankl Bros. Sankey & BUey LEDYABD— Wm. Wenzel 1AKOTA— W. M. Schroeder C. B. Smith LONE BOCK— G. A. Sharp 111 VBBNB— James Johatoai TITOHKA— Bonacker Bcoa.' WHTTTBMOBS— H. V. GeeJaa E. I* PBlUlf* NSIST UPON DICKER'S • THERE IS NO SUiSTITBtg DAIRY CATT1B FOR SALE TWO GOOD HOL8TEI1T COWS Also purebred ^Hampshire boar. HAMILTON LEGHORN FABM AND HATCHER! 2ss- sfszs. ys sk. -»sr=.-—. - Leigh has been a member of the Bancroft, pma ___ Kossuth Farm Bureau since the or- JBWBLIj jj. PATTERSON — Hol- ganization was started. He was F. 8telns for 2 Q years. Herd average chief in Sherman township for three years. stock we have, and we will make you SPECIAL PRICES on any kind of harness in our store. Also, bring the woman along with you, as we have something nice to show in the way of Ladies 9 Hand Bags And at prices and quality that cannot be beaten in the county. F. H. SH ACKELFORD Pioneer Harness Maker of Kossuth County. ALGONA FARM NEWS AND COMMENT , The Thompson Yards lumber com paw has built a 38x134 addition^ its sheds at Lu Verne, and painte , the premises. E. C. Woito has bee manager of this yard for 20 years, starting with the Queal company, ,d continuing with the Thompsons. I Chris Gronbach is building a fine home at the south end of Main street, £u Verne,.and will have a Lntohery in the basement, He ana Ms son Frank have a high-laying strain of white Leghorns on the farm west of Lu Verne. Mrs. W. H. Spurgeon, who since the death of her husband has found the 400-acre farm at Irvington too arge for her to handle, has now sold hefequipment, and rented » Barter section farm near Mclntire in MHcheU county, where she moves •° r . over 400 pounds fat. Seven year* —. Th'ere are two boys of ^ recor)to . Forty-seven head, «V- the family in the 4-H club. Mrs. one ratoed on my farm.—Look Leigh is a great gardener and flow- Qut Parmi 5 m i. S. of Algona on er raifler, and has part of the old HJghway 18> phone 58F28. ZStfl? <• _. n «,i -nrViatta +Vi<* c^rnim*! is V6rV 1 — , barn yard, where the ground is very rich, for a garden. R. H. WALKER AND SON—HOI*We vislte'd a few minutes with 8tem8 ie yrs. Grown big -without Mr. and Mrs. Russell Maxwell, who er , n - Healthy, with an appe- sf Sbs sm-s-S H- S5£js«o« «™,..M W. t« u» v ™s 8 ~,,rv-i*v v» ggy^tM3gSg|g-&'S^"v — Pattersons. There is a substantial chicken house and a garden for the Maxwells. Mrs. Maxwell is 4-H club h 240-acre farm in Sherman a 50-50 etock share bass husked 4,000 bushels of Mrs oth HOT AIB AM> HOI HOT WATBB HEATERS FOB ALL CABS SPECIAL Used Car* 1Q9S Dodee sedaji l^Ford 1-ton trucks 1929 6-cyl. Chev. coach * ModelA Ford coupe al To» Truci leader for the Riverdale Lone Eagle club. We suggest that some) of the nearby Sherman township girls, who have wanted, to join a 4-H club, be added to the Riverdale club. The Patterson farm, and most of the members of the club, are close to the Sherman township line, which would be convenient for west Sherman township girls. From the Maxwell home we could see that a second large eilo had been built alongside the Patterson dairy barn. The Pattersons have one of the fine Hoi- stein herds in Kossuth county, John Frlestad, up near Galbraith, had a school desk stored on his porch, and from this we guessed he was a school t«» t DANCE CHRISTMAS NIGHT December 25 I. 0. 0. F. Hall MENKE'S HABMOSY BAND rsst Farmers and Poultrymen YOU$ LAYING MASH MIXEP FBEE Bring us 150 Ibs. oats and 150 Ibs. corn and we Will sell you 100 Ibs. or 30 per cent jprojein njash maker which will make you 400 Ibs. of laying mash -at a cost of $1.80 per cwt, Make the ben lay this winter, This mash maker contains one pint gt cod Hver pU to each 100 Ibs. . . 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