Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on January 29, 1931 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, January 29, 1931
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BUREAU KOSSUTH COUNTY ADVANCED ALQONA. IOWA I '" imM ' ' BfSii 1 131 ARE DEC, 29 O f the county * ,' met the last Monday jjureftu m« w loca , ^gion joetfMt• ftt gong repre- iri nlna l*l"ns attended. Dls- t 12 Tntce on P" 1 * 018 for is took P£C« on P b(jya * «tf_Xi&i- »<*• * ,-, A. B. Sohenck, and i A - jancroft. ,, Committee — C. • F ANNIE GANNON, Home management specialist, who conducted a tralnnlg school for leaders n Algona January 3. Fenton.; tetlnf Committee - Oeo. 'Dakota; Kdw. Droewler. '. Geo. Godfrey, Algona. Committee - O. W. *.M• A. H. Bonnstet- ter ,Burt. : , Committee — H. _ D. ••-ona; M. L. Johns' J H. Heetland. Ilian *"•_» i " . -* and Undget-Geo. W. ty , Algona; H. J. Bode, Al- |g M «ontl Committee — Mrs; turner, Swea City; Mrs. Jsperbeck, Svyea City; .H. J. !, AH,"'"" , '••_.•. •gnnce Committee — H. D. Ju» Algona; C. R. Bchoby, [• j, H. Warner, Swea City. •'Club Committee—J. H. er, Swea City; H. V, Jones. Rock; Geo. Hawcott, Burt; _,y' Gelshe'cker, Lu 1 Verne; J. fPatterson.' Algona; Vern !, Algona. nil' Club Committee — Mrs. I Krlethe, Burt; Mrs. E. B. Lr.Burf, Mrs. J. M. Patter-; |Algona; Mrs. Emil Larson, l City; Mrs. Olaf Funne•; Wesley; Miss Emma Gut- Itit, Lakota. Tmiportatlon and Eoails—E. Kilmer. Burt; W. J. Bourne, tBock; H. E. Ward, Algona. i Girls Discuss Clothing Problems i Mcllrath, clothing speclal- -nducted the first training J at Burt January 2, on second fclothing, 4-H girls club 1931 "What shall 1 wear?" wae d concerning afternoon and J . dresses. Appropriateness, |-materials, and construction ims were studied. Smock pat- ere cut and a study of pleas- ir combinations made. ..j, this summer are simple, i£aiid quaint," explained Miss ''V Samples'were made show.„, j decorative stitches, fat popular now with peasant («,'faggoting, yarn polka dots, illan hemstitching. Pin tucks, B and scallops are also effec- Illh new materials. ]s:ot clothing, especially In ig, was discussed. An Iron- card mitt that slips over the I the Ironing board will pre- "rlnkles that form on ordinary I best' groomed girl' contest || the 4-H club meeting at year stressed personal 5,,which Is one phase of the •reject, Good posture comes [tor this stands for poise and illty.' So every 4-H girl will | tall, stand tall, sit tall, lift _ 1 and keep the chin in. 1 'nalb should be filed care |and te rather short and fl, never pointed. Liquid pol |m>t used. With radiant health 1 grooming, what girl sln't .Ive? i Leader to PlanClubWork Qu'st, state club leader of w college Extension ger- Here to help club leader* ; ! activities. The clubs, last _ J an enrollment of over 20ft looys and girls [ n livestock • w>a garden clubs. >Jubs exhibited the flvst lnS° m hel£ ' er at "»• state fS a ° rops iudffln & team S, f the falr ' falned a f h ?° n8ra «on team which ConL atthe Waterloo Dairy the v 8 ' and 8nowe(1 «*» l»»Kn<iiuth fair claimed b> ftrshm. best P re P are <l of <"o?7v, n locally ' ebrert T V year w 1 " — I Dl f? Srade colt ' *»*' jflMjtaM^U K- t ^ bHwwnmttt * > -« [ ;J M ^ enr y Oeisheok corn Continued from Page 2 Speaks in Kossuth No. 10 Quarton, Bosworth Herd Makes 407.6 Lb. Yield Per Cow C. T. A. No. 1 enjoyed a | wood yon,. | n HpUe of , ower prevnll _ prices for liuttcrfat. The uver- productlon for the 434.77 cow cow" WIH 3(Ui ' 3 "'° Um1a ° f fat pel ' Quarto,, & BoRworth's purebred ucrnwy hrml of 28.20 cow years average,] Ulo highest of the association with .107.0 pounds butterfat per "'"••• Incidentally this l« 2002 Farm and Home Week Will Open Monday at Ames Iowa State college will be host to Iowa farmers and wives at the thir- .leth annual Farm and Homo week February 2-7. The five divisions of he college, Including approximately two dozen departments give programs during the short course, and are completing plans for the various meetings, demonstrations, banquets, entertainments, mass meet- nge and exhibits. The housing committee Is listing •ooms available at reasonable prices. An attempt will be made, to efficiently handle the problem of feed- ng the hundreds of visitors, which was Improved slightly last year. Tuesday will be swine day; Wednesday, horse rind sheep day; Thursday, beef and cattle day; Wednesday, corn day; Thursday, fertilizer day; Tuesday, poultry and egg marketing conference. Mr. "HevenSon, head of the soils and TOP division, has requested County Agent Morrison to give a paper on Kossuth county's corn and soils pro- rram on corn day, Thursday, Fob- •uary 4. Thursday and Friday >rings the farm business conference, a major part of which is the agricultural outlook meetings v on Friday. The outlook conference is expected to, attract special attention in view of present farm economic conditions. Mass meetings will ho held the first'three nights of the week and the Farm and Home Week banquet will be Thursday night, at which speakers of national importance, music and plays will be presented. The program for housewives continues throughout the week. average of the lowest herd. The ilt?h production of the Quarton' & Bosworth herd Is not an accident, tor it Is a consistent high producing herd by virtue of being bred for production first, then fed to bring 200 Attend Swea Evening Meeting . One of the nicest programs of the year was given at the December meeting of the Swea farm bureau at the Community hall. Two hundred attended, a record, since that many lave never before assembled at the tall at one time. A short business meeting was conducted by the township president, 3eorge Harner. Following the singing; of "Little Town of Bethlehem", by the audience, Andy Swaneon held a short devotional service, and read and explained the Christmas story. The remainder of the program was ;iven by school children of districts 2, 3; 5, and 7. Teachers conducting each group of children were Viola Bendlxon, Mrs. Pltsworth, Mrs. Hulda Ancel, and Kathryn De Bates. Each group of children gave a few recitations, a musical number and a short dialog, After the program, the children were given treats of nuts and candlee, and the tree was lighted. Lunch was served. 18 Women Attend Lincoln Club Meet Lincoln F. B. women's club met January 16 at Mrs. Henry Patterson's, and roll call was answered by "Resolved. I will—", which brought Interesting resolutions and varied Ideas. This was a balmy day for January; and 18 women and four children enjoyed the afternoon. Community singing was the .first event pn the program, with Miss Florence Alberta at the piano. Mrs. A. Q. Smith gave p, report on lesson three. Mrs, Pave Patterson and Mrs. Henry Patterson were chosen delegates to Ames this year. Lunch was served at the close of the meeting. Hebron township F. B. women had a'committee meeting at Mrs. Tom Berg'e January 22, with thirteen present. Miss Body, new H. ~ A., gave an enteresting lesson on homt' ground, Improvement, At the close of the meeting lunch was sepyed by the-hostess. The next meeting will be held at Mrs. Geouce Wick's February 11, from 10:30 Oil Cu Verne F.B. Meet __,,,._,..efficiency and planned leisure were fpund to have many Interesting points by Lu Verne FB. women when brought out to us by pur pew H. D. A'., Muriel Body, at our I4s»t lessen at Mrs.. Earl Neal's January 8. big 1 did' not mean efficiency fft9tqry type, but nevertheless .; as'im'por-tnt in applying to dally Igftfeg In the home. The jOp fc tQ find the .best way to da ow work to avoid fatigue ano cow. pounds fat more' per cow than the .... titl BUllKAU members whose . "• cllle « I'-e paid up are en- led to a one-half rate, or one cent the , e word, for want fulvertlsemontH in e Advance. This applies to all Issues of the Advance, not just to 1'nrm Bureau issues. No advertisements less than 20c a week. Cash, stamps, or check must accompany order. Use the form which appears " the paper from time to time. out the inherent production'of the individuals. The herd sires must have good type and an ancestry of high production so far back that almost all chances of low production aro lost. Oriental Suzanne was the 1030 queen of the herd and also of the (association with ll.BSB pounds milk ami 5H5.1 pounds fat to her credit. The Andrew Godfrcdson herd of grade Molstolns mnde a Very good record of 372 pounds fat per cow. Other herds averaging more than 350 pounds fat are A. J. Keen & Son, j. M. Patterson, and C. R. Rchoby. Herds averaging more than 300 pounds are L. S. Young, B. R. Colllnson, W. J. Barr, Loren Brown, Alfred Schenck, P. J. Dahlhauser, Louis Wehrspan, and Sumner Parsons. A total of 6G6 cows in 25 herds were tested, of which 95 were purebreds and 471 grades, and 53 were sold as unprofitable. Silos are owned by 19 members/ 23 feed alfalfa hay, six have drinking cups, 16 milking machines, 15 t ,.take care of the herd bull, either-by bull pen or tying. Four bulls Were proved, one Is living, three are dead. -A proved sire is one whose first, five tested daughters show an increase in production over their respective dams. More of this valuable work will be done as the associations grow older. JOHN KERR, 42 YEARS AT BURT, PASSESJRIDAY Burt, Jan. 27—John Kerr, for 21 years manager of the Lone Rock ilcvator, died here at the home of his daughter, Airs. C. C. Smith, Friday afternoon, on his 76th birthday. .Mr. Kerr, who had been confined :o his bed for a number of months, was born at Belfast, Ireland, January 23, 1855, and came to America when he was 16. After a couple of years in New York City, he came to Black Hawk county, Iowa, and lived there five or six years, then moved to a farm in Seneca township, Kossuth county, where he lived till ISSfl, when he moved to Burt, wh«re he was for a few years in the hardware and grain businesees. Twenty- one years ago he moved to Lone Rock, where he lived till a few months ago, when poor health made it necessary for him to give up work and came to live with his daughter. In January, 1SS2, Mr. Kerr was married to Louis Warner. Five children were born: James G. Minneapolis; Mrs. C. C. Smith; John Merle, who died in France during the war; Mrs. H. E. Francisco, Ventura, Calif.; Edward W. 1 , Los Angeles. He is also survived by a brother, Joseph Kerr, Waterloo, and a sister, Mrs. Mary Thomas, Brooklyn, N. Y. Funeral services were held at the Presbyterian church Sunday afternoon, the Rev. S. H. Aten officiating, and burial was made in the Burt cemetery. Services at the grave were in charge of Kossuth Lodge No. 540, A. F. & A. M. Out-of-town relatives attending the funeral included James G. Kerr, Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Kerr, sons Robert and AValter and daughter Alice, Mrs. Wm. Richardson, .Armstrong, Mr. and Mrs. Wrn. Kerr, Estherville, the Grant Dourtes, Swea City, the Martin "Larsons, Seneca, the Henry Guides and Mrs. Anna McQuirk, Bancroft. Circle Holds Annual Banquet— The U and I Circle held its annual banquet at J. H. Schroeder's with husbands and families as guests. About '50 were present. A banquet, was served at noon at tables decorated in green, orchid, and .shell pink. In the afternoon the following program was given: Dialogue, "The Singing School Teacher,", by Mrs. Velma McBride, Mrs. W. R. Chafee, and Mrs. Gerald Brace; piano solo, Mrs. G. P. Hawcott; dialogue, "The Census Taker," Mrs. F. O. Stow and Mrs. Elza Wo'.tz; violin solo, Harold Hobson; "The U and I Newspaper," Mrs. A. G. -Volentlne. 12 Attend Birthday Circle— The Birthday Circle met at Mrs. W. A. Ladendorff's last Thursday, 12 attending. Two members, Mrs. ... B. Pratt and Mrs. Squaire Hudson, were prevented from attending illness. Mrs. Maude Coffin, Mrs. Jesse Thoreeon, and Mrs. Ray Ladendorff were guests. The entertainment was a guessing contest '•THOUGH WRITERS of Farm -*• Bureau flews have been warned many times that their copy must be received Friday or Saturday before the paper comes out in order to be assured of inclusion on the F. B. page, many continue to send their copy late. In this event It must either be omitted or run somewhere else In the paper. This page Is printed ahead of time, and naturally we cannot "unpfint".it in order to Include news which in violation of instructions is aent late. won by Alice Harding, Mrs. G. C. Carroll winning second prize. Aid Han Musical Program— The Aid served supper and gave a social at the church Friday even- Ing. A program was given: violin and cornet duet, Maybelle and Robert Gray; violin duet, Maybelle Gray and Harold Hobson; duet, Mrs. Gerald Brace and Mrs. J. G. Sewick; solo with guitar accompaniment, the Rev. J. E. Clifton; reading, Phyllis Clifton. The remainder of the even- Ing was spent at games. Two for Big H; 8. Band- Myron Chipman and Edwin Manus have been chosen to play in the North Central high school band at the distrlot teachers' convention at Mason City March 19. More than Jl!0 pupils from the various high schools will play. ' .1. G. McDonalds Entertain— Mr. and Mrs. J. G. McDonald were hosts at 'a dinner Friday evening given by Orville Stow, demonstrator for the Alumnium Cooking Utensil company. After the demonstration the rest of the evening was spent at bridge. Selina Clifton at Titonka— Sellna Clifton, who had been working in the closed First National bank for several weeks, began work at Titonka Monday, in the recently closed bank there. W. C. Pyle Is received of both banks. • New Asst. Receiver Here— Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Fierce moved into rooms at C. H. Blossom's home Monday. Mr. Fierce Is assisting the receiver in the closed First National bank at Titonka. lutheran Y. P. Plans Play— The Lutheran Young People's society held a business and social meeting In the church basement last week Tuesday evening. They are planning a play. Benefit Bridge Party Planned— The Legion will give a benefit HOW ONE WOMAN LOST 20 IBS. OF FAT Her Double Chin. Lost Her Prominent Hips. Lost Her Slutffflslmess. Gained Physical Vigor, Gained In Vlvacloiisiiess. Gained a Shapely Figure. you're fat—first remove the Take one-half teaspoonful of KRVSCHEN SALTS In a glass of hot water before breakfast every morning—cut out pastry and fatty meats—go light on potatoes, butter, pounds of fat have Notico fllso ths.t .. —- — - - — in energy-^-your skin Is clearer— your eyes sparkle with glorious health—you feel younger in body- keener in mind. KRUSCHBN will give any fat person a joyous sur- an 85c bottle of KRUSCHBN at B. W. Lusby's (lasts 4 weeks). K even this first .bottle doesn't convince you this Is the eas- and eurest way to lose superb 1m- gloriously Saturday Special Free A 25c Box Julia King MICKIE SAYS— «P VOO WAMT TO W40W Vt/Ho , LOOK FOR, TU E WAM6S SIGM-0 TOTWE AOSe - FEUOVMS AIMT TO PRIFT AIOMC* > bridge a* the Legion hall this week Thursday evening.' •'••'••Other Burt News. Mrs. Henry Ross, Marshalltown, came Wednesday for a visit with her daughter, Mrs. M. M. Chlpman. Mrs. Ross had been spending several weeks with another daughter In Armstrong. The Rev. and Mrs. J. E. Clifton attended a ministerial meeting at Algona Monday. Mrs. Anne Hawcott accompanied them and spent the day with her son, W. B. Hawcott. The Presbyterian Mite society was to m(jet this week Wednesday afternoon at Mrs. E. B. Maine's, Mrs. W. T. Trainer and Mrs. Lois Trainer assisting hostesses. Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Stewart and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Dennis left Monday for their homes at Eden, N. Y., after a month or two with rel- atlves«near Burt. George Chambers, Frederlcksbux-g, and William Rowe, Marietta, Minn., visited last Thursday and FiMday at W. E. Brace's. They are old friends of the Braces. Mr. and Mrs. H. A .Whitehlll went to Lodi, Wis., last week Wednesday, where they are spending a couple of weeks with Mrs. Whitehill's sister. Mrs. George .Tackish, Mdnneapolls, and her eon Vernon, Chicago, visited a week ago at W. E. Brace's. Mrs. .Tackish is Mrs. Brace's sister- in-law. The Auxiliary met at the Legion hall last week Wednesday evening, and will meet again with Mrs. Charles Scott this week Tuesday for sewing. The Queen Esthers met last week Tuesday evening with Mrs, J. E. Clifton. After the business meeting and program a taffy pull was enjoyed. Howard Chipman and Bruce Pflf- fer came over from Mason City for the week-end with Howard's parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. O. Chlpman. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Schroeder returned last week Tuesday from Ames, where they had spent a few dnys with ' their daughters. Mr. and Mrs, Oliver Stow, Dolliver, came clown to attend the funeral of John Kerr and visited at. J. G. McDonald's Sunday. The Mothers and Daughters club will hold Its anniversary meeting at Mrs. G. J. F. Vogel's this week Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Alfred Nafue, who had spent Kcveral weeks at E. O. Chlpman's, returned to her home at Nashua Saturday. The L. H. Schencks took Cora Hanson who had spent a week with them, to her home near Titonka Sunday. The F. L. Ryersons and L. V. Mc- Whorters were last Thursday evening dinner guests at L. D. Hodgson's. * Mr. and Mrs. Ray Isenberger, Decorah, visited Ray's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Isenberger, Monday. Clarence Larson and his cousin, Clarence Nelson, Waterloo, spent the week-end at George Lareen's. G. W. Bleich and G. J. F. Vogel were business visitors at Dee Molnes Friday and Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Cecil McDonald, Sioux City, were week-end guests at O. P. McDonald's. The Fortnightly club will meet this week Wednesday at Mrs. M. M. CMpman's. The J. A. Jensens, Graettlnger, were Sunday dinner guesta at A. N. Jensen's. Floyd Shackelford, Goldfleld, spent the week-end with Burt friends. Four Corners The Mothers and Daughters club met last Thursday with Mrs. Andrew BJustrom, and roll call was answered with New Things to Eat. Suggestions for winter sports were given by Hazel Mitchell, and Mrs. Edith Rich gave pointers on the care of winter flowers and , birds. Twenty members were out, also four visitors: Mrs. Clifton BJustrom, Mary and Gladys Schultz, all of Algona, and Mrs. Philip Baker, St. Cloud, Minn. The next meeting will be with Clara Schultz February 5, and roll call will be answered with household hints. Irene Walker spent last week with her grandmother, Mrs. Edith Rich, helping with the housework. Cecil, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew BJustrom, is recovering from removal of his tonsils a week ago Monday at Algona. The John Gettmahs moved from a farm here a week ago Monday to Burt. Mrs. Edith Rich and her son, Earl, have moved to the farm they vacated. Mr. and Mrs. Philip Baker, St. Cloud, Minn., spent last week at the Rich Bros. home. WE DO NOT CHARGE WANT AD chcck MUST accompany orders.— Advance. tf An Unusual Knife and Fork Unusual because this silver* plated knife can not rust or wear black. The fork is massed with silver before plating, at the points that wear first and most. It will outwear triple plate. We show here the new Lady Frances Pattern Yourez Silverseal. Nowis the time to take advantage of our special offer. See the display in our window. FRED W, WEHLER & GO, Jeweler and Optometrist Phone 240 Correct Time BUILD NOW MATERIALIZE YOUR DREAM HOME! With building costs 15 per cent lower than this same month last year and at their lowest level for years to come, you will want to grasp this opportunity to build that new home you've been thinking about or modernize your old one. Let's get together on those plans now and take advantage of building costs that won't be denied. , . —SEE— GEO. L. MILLER Builder of Algona's First Model Home. Phone 753. Estimates Cheerfully Furnished. pll»llllllll»lllllllllllllllllllllllll«lllllllllll^ We Have Joined With TO AGAIN BRING YOU High Quality Tires At Lowest Prices in History! Fires tone Y great buying power of rubber and cotton at unprecedented low prices— and their efficient manufacturing and distributing system direct to their dealers and stores—places them and us in a position to give you these great values in Firestone Tires, Tubes, Batteries, Brake Lining, Rims and Accessories. Size OLDFIELI) TYPE I Price Each Price per Pate N. began taking lost 80 To enable our friends to try this good candy we will give a 25o box to eacn customey making a DOLLAIl PUKCHASE or more. S»turd*y 4.40,21 — ,.__$ 4.98 $ 9.60 4,50-31 ------ , 5.69 11.10 4.75-19 -_^-__ 6.65 12,90 5.00-20 — ___ 7.10 18,80 5,25.18 ---- :,^ 7,90 15,30 5,25-21 _,^ — 8.57 16,70 6.00-30 H. D.. 11.50 22.80 H. D, THUCK TIRES 80x5 _— r _^il7,95 184.90 82x6 „,-„„-„ 29,75 57,90 AU other gives priced proportionately low. COURIER TYPE Size Price Each Price per Pair 80x8^ -_ T -$ 8,97 * 7,74 81x4 ____.,_ 6.98 18.58 4.40-21 ,._. „ 4.55 440-21 ___ „_, 5.15 5.25-21 .,— — 7.75 8.80 9.9615,00 BATTERIES We sell and service the complete line of Firestone Batteries-— Come in and see the E£TBA V^UE we give you. We mufce you «» allowance for your old battery* Tfre*fotte ANCHOR TYPE SUPEB HEAVY DUTY Size .Price Each Price per Pair 4.50.20 —__„$ 8.55 $16.70 4.50.21 —___ 8,75 1«,W 4.75-19 ,-,— 9.70 18.W) 4.75*20 10.25 1^,90 5.00.SJO --,,-- 11,85 91,90 5.25-21 ______ 12.95 25 JO 5,50*20 _,.____ 18.70 3«,70 0.00*90 V--T— 15-80 9940 HH?——' * 7 ' 15 **» ft 7,00,21 „__, 2041 AU other »ice» priced proportionately The nanje Firestone Is on ejery tire Firestone makes. They do not make tires under Special Brand names fo* mail order houses or other distributors. Such tires are made by some unknown manufacturer and soli mule? 7 * *° m *' |l8ll<lUy bec *^ e e TIRE SERVIHE CO* t AteS " • * • " '' • " "vf-j^i'/ "V\, i v w i • r*'Ppij '^* it "'* *

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