Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on February 12, 1931 · Page 2
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FAOB TWO For 't'! v*' f , i. ''>*" ''? ! > 3 i WHAT'S WRONG AND WHEREf Modern Dry Cleaners In new brick building, first door east of old location. We call for and deliver. Phone 537. Free Lunch at Noon Sale Starts at 1 O'clock Marking Them Down Add the figures 1930 together and we get 13. No wonder it was unlucky. Now add the figures 1931 and we get 14. That is two times 7, which makes this year doubly lucky. 1930 was a year of settling up—the year 1931 will be one of settling down We are settling down to a real shoe business. We find as people get more economical they also get more critical. They are trading where they get the most for their money. Fortunately, Neville's Store is offering the greatest values ever shipped into Kossuth county. Quality merchandise at greatly reduced prices. Think of it, "Wayne Knit", one of the best brands of hosiery on the American market—all sizes, all colors—at 2 pair for aoc. Ladies' out-size Burston 50c mercerized hose, reduced to 19c. Ladies' chiffon full-fashioned hose, strictly firsts, new colors, at 75c. These are the regular $1.50 Wayne Knit hose. You get two pairs for the regular price of one. Talk about bargains in men's shoes! We sure have them. 120 pairs of men's gun metal Goodyear Welts, made on Munso'n Army lasts sold last year at $4.50, all sizes, reduced to $2.98. All the men's $4.00 oxfords now go at $2.98 Men's 16-in. retan Hardy Hide boots, any size, at J We9 j: Women's rubbers and overshoes, to close out at, pair 4 - c You will find a house full of bargains at JIMMIE NEVILLE THE SHOE MAN Public Auction As I am moving onto a smaller farm I will sell the following property at public auction on the Bierstedt farm located 2 miles west and 1 mile north of Burt, and !/•> mile south and 3 miles east of Lone Rock on Monday, February 16 57 Head of Livestock 57 8—HEAD OF HORSES—8 Well matched team gray mares 7 yrs. old, 1 in foal, wt. 3500; \yell matched team Clydesdales, mare and gelding, 5 and S yrs. old, wt. 2900; bay gelding 5 yrs. old, wt. 1450; bay mare coming 8 yrs. old, wt. 1300; bay team 9 and 11 yrs. old. 20—HEAT) OF CATTLE—20 One yearling Shorthorn bull; 3 milch cows, 1 coming fresh in March, 2 giving milk now; Shorthorn bull coming 1 yr. old; 9 head of steers and heifers, yearlings; 7 steers and heifers coming 1 yr. old. These young cattle have all been on feed for GO days. 2» HEAD OF HOGS—29 Twelve Chester White brood sows, due to farrow the latter part of April; 6 Spotted Poland China brood sows due to farrow by April 15; 11 Poland China sows due to farrow the fore part of April. FARM MACHINERY, ETC. McCormick-Deering 2-row cultivator, nearly new; 4-section drag, new; 9-ft. disc; single-row cultivator; disc cultivator; 12-ft. hay rake; triple box wagon; McCormick-Deering corn picker in good running order; set harness; some horse collars- swill cart; 50 gal. hog fountain. TERMS—Cash, or see your banker. No property to be removed until settled for. Henry Scheppman STEWART & MADSEN, Aucts. KOSSDTH COUNTY STATE BANK, Clerk WEDS; HUSBAND ALGONIAN'S SON Bancroft, Feb. 10—The marriage of 'Mildred, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. N. J. Schiltz, and John Haupert, son of Mrs. Angellne Haupert, Algona, took place last week Tuesday, 8:30 a m , at St. John's Catholic church the Rev. J. D. Fisch officiating. The bride's sister Amorlta and the groom's brother Aelred attended the couple, and Corrlne Nemmers. cousin of the bride, played Mendelssohn's wedding march. The ceremony was followed by a weeding dinner served at the Schiltz home to 30 guests. The bride was gowned In a white satin, with a long silk embroidered veil held In place with an orange blossom wreath. She carried a bridal bouquet of white roses, sweet pens, and ferns. The maid's dress was of j coral pink flat crepe, and she car- rled pink carnations and ferns. The bride is a graduate of St. John's parochial school and held a position here with the Northwestern Bell Telephone company for a year ami n half. The couple left Tuesday afternoon , for Minneapolis, where they are Upending two weeks. They will live ! on a farm three miles north of Led^yard after March I- Out of town guests who attended the wedding were: Gertrude Schiltz, and Mr. and Mrs. Edward tilinger, Emery. ?. D.: Mrs. Chas. Foth, Ashton: Edward Schiltz. Sylveria Haupert. and Mr. and Mrs. Nick Gaul, of Alton: Mrs. A. Haupert, Algona, and her children. Vis: Club Pies Arc Marketed— Last spring the Rev. Fr. Meyers, of Milford, spent several days In this vicinity, soliciting donations for a pig club, and some SO farmers agreed to raise a pig apiece for him. Saturday the hogs were shipped' to Chicago, and they weighed 20,000 pounds. They were collected by truck, and W. A. Murray took care of the loading. Last Friday the parish at Milford gave a fish dinner, and everyone who gave a pig was invited. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Schilty, and Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Nurre, of Bancroft, attended. RuncToft Girls Defeat The Bancroft girls' basketball team defeated the Ringsted sextette in a nip-and-tuck battle Friday evening on the local floor. The score was 14-10. The local girls have lost only two games out of eight. The Bancroft boys won from the Ring- Ktcd boys, 19-9. Knutson, of Swea City, refereed. Both teams of St. John's High played St. Cecelia's academy, Algona, the same evening, and the local first team lost, 23-11, while the local second team won, 15-2. MISTAKES INTHIS PICTURE How good are you at finding mistakes? The artist has Intentionally made several obvious ones In drawing the above picture. Some of them are easily discovered, others may be hard. See how long It will take YOU to find them. Mrs. Francis 'Bradley, has pneumonia. Doctor Devine is caring for her. Klrnsiiers Hosts at Party— Mr. and Mrs. Ole Kluesner entertained their neighbors at a card party last week Wednesday evening. Mrs. Jas. Shipler and Jos. Elsbacker got the high scores;. Mrs. Shipler and Henry Lensing the cut prizes. The Kluesners, who came here from Dyersville four years ago, are going to move back month. to Dyersville this Forester Parly Draws Crowd— A large crowd attended a Forester dance and card party at the C. O. F. hall Wednesday night. Cards were played at 15 tables, and Florence McGilligan and Peter Kramer won prizes. Music for the dance was furnished by the Kellodians, of Britt. The last of these parties will be held next Monday. Shower Honors Ella Vuske— Mrs. Henry Rustemeler, Julia Vaske, and Dorothy Schiltz gave a shower for Ella Vaske at the N. B. Schiltz home last Thursday evening. Cards were played at 11 tables. Aclella Vaske and Mrs. Jos. Fox won high scores; Mabel Schneider, the cut prize. Miss Vaske received many gifts. Farewell for Earl Kinsey— At a card party at St. John's auditorium last week Tuesday evening bridge and 500 were played at 34 tables. Marie Hutchinson and Frank Lappe won high at 500; Mrs. A. H. Fuchs and A. H. Foth, at bridge, lirs. John Hellman was given a $2.50 in gold door prize. Attend Shower at Wliittemore— Mrs. M. L. Schiltz, daughter Margaret, Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Sehiltz, and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Schiltz Other Bancroft News. Mrs. H. P. Nelson and her daughter, Mrs. Robert Samuelson, went to Buffalo Center Saturday to make their home with the daughter and sister, Mrs. Frank Eich. Mrs. Samuelson recently held a closing out sale on the Mrs. Nelson farm east of town. Anton Kardoes has rented this farm. Corrine Nemmers and Ambrose Kennedy returned Friday from Minneapolis, where they had spent a week, buying spring goods for the Kennedy Bros, department store. Miss Nemmers is Saleswoman in the woman's ready-to-wear department. Mrs. Bridget Quinn, daughter Margaret, and son Robert visited at Tom Finnegan's, Armstrong, last week Wednesday evening. Robert, who is spending two weeks at home, attends the St. Paul Seminary. Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Reiter entertained at five tables of 500 Sunday evening, and John Brink and Mrs. William Goche won the high scores, while Mrs. Jos. Reciter and William Goche won the cut. A farewell party was given at the Bradley hall last Thursday evening for Earl Kinsey, who has left for Henderson, N. C. Mrs. Kinsey and five children will not leave till school is out. J. J. Sherman and Otto Nemmers were at Fairmont Tuesday. Mr. Sherman attended the funeral o£ a friend, while Mrs. Nemmers visited his sister, Mrs. David Lynch. Mr. and Mrs'. Thomas Guest and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Miller returned last week Thursday from Illinois, where they attended the funeral of a brother of Mr. Miller. Lulu Richards visited her folks at Lu Verne last Thursday, and her mother, Mrs. C. W. Miller, accompanied her to Bancroft for a few days' visit. Nurse Kellar, who had been caring for Mrs. Frank Recker and the Twenty Years Ago Advance, February 10, 1911. drove to Whittemore Sunday, the women attended a shower and for Luella Foxsen at the academy, while the men visited at Jos. Priester's. ALGONA IOWA Surprise for the Otto Vaskes— Mr. and Mrs. Otto Vaeke were surprised on their fifth wedding anniversary Saturday evening by 86 neighbors. Cards were played at nine tables. Mrs. Allie Rahe and J. •I. Nurre won high, while Mrs. Otto Vaske and J. W. Schiltz got low. Honeymooners Make Visit I lore- Mr, and Mrs. Tom Bergman, Emmetsburg, visited at Amos Bergman's Friday. The visiting Mr. and Mrs. Bergman had been married at Emmetsburg last week Wednesday morning. They will live on a farm near Emmetsburg. Behnnons in New Home— The Chris Behrmans have moved into the house formerly occupied by the P. S. Johnsons, which Mr. Behrman recently purchased. The John- eons have moved into the house vacated by the Behrmans. Two Couples Have New Sons— Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Wlttmus have a. new boy, born Friday, the first child. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Grani also have a boy, born last Thursday. They have two other children. Klein Family to Winnebogo— Mrs. Ted Klein and the children moved to Wlnnebago Saturday. Mr. Klein has been employed by the Interstate Power company as lineman there for some time. Mrs. Herman EricKson Sick- Mrs. Herman Erickeon suffered an attack of gallstones Friday afternoon. Her sister, Mrs. F. Erick- eon, Corwlth, is caring for her. Pneumonia Affects jajoe Bradley Jane, only daughter of Mr. and latter's baby, returned to her home at Ledyard last Thursday. The Legion Auxiliary met Monday with Mrs. Lena Meyers; Mrs. C. Baker and Lulu Richards, assisting hostesses, Mrs. Jos. Jenks and Mrs. H. J. Guide spent Friday at 'Fort Dodge with Mrs. J. Holley, sister of Mrs. Jenks. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Whalen and Leone Sandschulte, Mason City, visited at the Garry-Sandschulte home Sunday. Mrs. John Haupert, Algona, and her son Aelred visited the daughter and sister, Mrs. Otto Vaske, Saturday. Amanda and Ruth Looft, Swea City, visited friends here Saturday. The Loofts ( formerly lived here, Allie Meyers visited friends at Carroll Sunday. Mr. Meyers is employed at the Kennedy store. Mr. and Mrs. Dan Burns, Emmetsburg, spent Saturday and Sunday at Mrs. Bridget Quinn's. Mr. and Mrs. N. J. Schiltz and daughter Mildred visited friends at Estherville Friday. TITONKIAN NAMED HEAD OF COUNTY ODD FELLOWS Tltonka, Feb. 10—The local I. O. O. F. lodge entertained the lodges of the county at a monthly booster meeting last week Tuesday evening. At a short business meeting, A. M. Peterson was elected president of the association, Guy Butts, Wesley, vice president and J. F. Fisher, secretary. The program wae as . follows: Solo, Mrs. Gilbert Nelson; "The Old Maids' Tea Party," by Mrs. Craven, Mrs, Fisher, Mrs. French, Mrs. Budlong, Mrs. Downs, Mrs. Krantz, and Mrs. Bonacker; solo, Florence Reynolds; reading, Mrs. Intermtll; reading, Mrs.'Chapman, Lu Verne; address, Oliver Repp, Mason City; and "Rag Bolls," a dance number, by pupils of the Lincoln school, Mason City. The attendance from each town was, Burt, 29; Algona, 15; Wesley, 13; Lu Verne, 4; Swea City, 3; and Tltonka, 40. There was a total of 200 present. The entertainment was held at Pannkuk's coliseum. Old time dancing followed the program, to music by Charles Cooper, violin, and Mrs. Intermlll, piano. The next booster meeting will be at Burt. Prize-fight pictures were shown n Algona late one night, and the ;rand jury was investigating to find the responsible party.' The town was excited, and even now the incident is vividly recalled by older Al- goninris. A man dropped into town one Saturday night with films of the Jeffries-Johnson fight heid at Reno, Nev., July 4, 1910. Late that same evening word was passed around to those who could be trusted and who would enjoy seeing the battle, arid a midnight show was run. Tickets were reported sold at $1.25. Someone who saw the show talked, and Alderman E. G. Bowyer took the matter before the grand jury, then in session. The exhibition of prize fight pictures was banned by state law. The issue was made more intense by the-fact that Johnson whipped Jeffries to take the championship, and whites generally resented the fact. In the south conditions were made difficult. The fact that a negro participated made the battle that much more odius to many Algonlans. The law provided a fine of from $500 to $1,000, and from 30 days to a year in jail for offenders, t t t The annual bean supper was to be held on Washington's birthday by the W. R. C., G. A. R., and S. O. V. organizations. The program besides the supper, was to Include music by men and women's quartets, talks by the Rev. F. A. Smiley and the Rev. O. H. Holmes. t t t llod .Iain, prominent Burt farmer, suffered a broken leg when he fell eight feet from the loft of his barn. t t t J. A. Freoli was chosen vice president of the district postmaster's association, and was chosen Kossuth's representative to the district meetings. t t t Druggist. Underkofler, Bancroft, was to take advantage of the increasing number of automobiles, and was Installing a line of spark plugs, greases, and -carbide. The latter Is unknown to the younger generation of car drivers, but every car In those days was equipped with carbide lamps, or Presto-light, a similar illuminating gas. t t t A hen's egg measuring 7% inches in circumference the long way was on display at Bancroft. It measured evi inches the short way, and weighed six ounces. t t t Emmetsburg enthusiasts had raised $11,000 for reclamation work on Medium lake. The lower end of the lake, only three'blocks from the courthouse, was shallow and muddy, and the project called for dredging that end of the lake. Other beautl- flcatlon plans were also made t t t The J. Q. Jamisons retired and moved to Algona, taking the W. H. Horan house. The Horans had "The «««*•* fttoe" W«» comlriH to the opera house. The Advance said It had been several years since the company had visited Algona. t t t Hnffh lUnejr was clerking at the Langdon A Long grocery store. , t T t The drag firm of Adams and Clampitt was dissolved, that week, when Mr. Adams purchased his partner's interest. Mr. Clampitt went to Des Molnes, where he was to sell life Insurance, t t t Aljronn's basketball team defeated a Fort Dodge team 42*19. in a ganie at the armory- t t t Fred Wchler, "Vy. A. Dutton, W. F. Nierllng, Lafe Griffin, C. M. Stevens, John Meslng,, E. G. Ftygo, J. F. MbFadden and Wilder Alger went to Humboldt and helped Initiate seven candidates Into the , Masonic lodge there. t t t. George Boyle had been 111 In bed at his home at Whittemore following return from a trip to Kansas, t t t The R. 6. Mlsbachs settled In a new cottage just completed .by F. H. Slagle"across the corner from the Catholic church.' t t t Winners In the woman's department of the farmers' short course included Mrs. Otto Falkenhainer, Mrs. H. J. Thompson, Viola Mann, Mrs. A. P. Ives, Mrs. K. A. Wqlcott, Jennie Thompson, Mrs. T. P, Harrington, Mrs. B. F. Reed, Mrs. D; Wallace, Mrs. G. A. Castile, Mrs. Thos. Kain. Winners In the girls department were Edna Fehrm, Lois Bowe, Pauline Norton, Florence Quarton, Lois Keene, Mary Ketcham, Martha Granzow, Abble Anderson, Linda Helse, Edna Sorensen, Dorothy Hatch, Mary Ketcham, and Lillian McArthur. • t t t The grand Jury was composed of W. E. McDonald, foreman, E. W. Fltzpatrick, Riverdale, C. L. Genrich, Lu Verne, S. P. Haglund, Harrison, A. E. Hovey, Eagle, C. C. Hall, Springfield, and Chas. Shilts, Cresco. Judge, Coyle was presiding. I t t t Editor H. S. Shcnvood, of the Burt Monitor, advocated- a commercial club for that town, t t t A gasoline Illuminating plant was installed at the Titonka Methodist church. t t t Mrs. •!>. A. Haggard was seriously 111. t t t W. A. Glllesple and Henry Norton purchased the L. A. Gronwall blacksmith shop. . The former was to manage the shop, and was to be assisted by a man hired by Mr. Norton. t ft L. A. Stacy broke a leg when he fell on a» grating in the sidewalk while walking at St. -James, Minn He felt pain In the leg, but thought nothing of it till It swelled after he returned to Algona. t t t The Advance was filled with large advertisements of sales, and the larger advertisers were J. A. Brownell, Chrischllles & Herbst, and John Goedefs. J. D. Zeigler, Pat Ponzer Jacob Diehl, Joe Frank], and O. M Freeberg were advertising farm sales. WHAT VALUES! LOOK at these February specials: palls, 19c; auto robes, $1.98; dry cells,-3 for 79c; "B 1 batteries, 98c; halter rope, per ft. l%c.—Gamble Stores. 27-2! The new Ford is an economical car •i to own and drivel r Low tint co»t 9 loir coat of ation and up-keep 9 and low yeari 9 mean a dtmtimct saving to every parehamer THE NEW FORD is a splendid car to own and drive because of its attractive lines and colors, safety, com. fort, speed, reliability and long life. There are, in addition, three other features of importance to every far-seeing automobile owner .., low first cost, low cost of operation and up-kcep, and low yearly depreciation. . '' / . During the life of the car, the day-by-day economy of owning a Ford will amount to considerably more than-the saving on the first cost. You save when you buy the Ford and you save every mile you drive. The reasons for this economy are simplicity of design, high quality of materials and care in maim. factoring and assembling. Many vital parts arc made to limits of one one-thousandth of an inch. Some to three ten-thousandths of an inch. Throughout, the new Ford is an outstanding example of fine crafts* manship in automobile engineering. The more you see of the new Ford—the more you talk to Ford owners and experienced mechanics—the more certain you become of this fact. ... It brings you everything you want or need in a motor car at an unusually low price. THE NEW FORD i TUDOR SEDAN LOW PRICES OF FORD C AIIS $ 430 to $ 63O ••n*itf ja/ .WIMP |uoj not Mg lu«ui.c><f v«t0j> HMM • Jo/ pioj • •JJI MMft ftm tjfdtumg tufMnqf twfUMiMa • •• BOJ •!••> ||Mm I* •»*• tuft <t|M|J«l -fO'l IIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIHIIIIIIIIIH Public Sale..l sell the following property at the J. J. Cosgrove farm 5 miles north of ,1 Highway paving on the graveled road to Titonka, one mile east, and = imTtrTr" " n I °?« an ? one " half miles east of Titonka, and five miles = south; one mile west of Wesley and 5 1-2 miles north, on 'Thursday, Feb. 19, '31 Beginning at 12:80 p. m. Bonacker Bros, will serve lunch j ** 70 Head of Livestock 70 Head of Cattle 27 • Ruth Dickinson 111. Mrs. Rollln Hunter, formerly Ruth Dickinson, was operated upon for appendicitis at a Washington, D. C., hospital last week Wednesday morning. Mrs. Hunter ,1s the only daughter of Senator-elect and Mrs. L, J. Dickinson. GASH LOANS Automobile Loans — Refinancing. Payments*cut down. Special Loan Service to farmers for the purpose of buying good graded milch cows. Loans can be made on cows you already have. Convenient terms. Loans made at once. No delay, WES TERN CREDIT CO, Phone 55, Algona, Iowa First door north of Iowa St9.te.Bank. Head of Horses 2600; team, 4 black 3?.-Head of Poland China Gilto a little later.—cholera immune Farm Machinery tnlm *«».X_^ _*_ _ _ «. _ ^f and IBBMSi Cash, „ see your tanker. No property COL, C, 0. .E. ELY, Prop. "RTTfcTfcT 1? 4 4> * • f fPlP t

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