Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on February 19, 1931 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, February 19, 1931
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yosatTTH COUNTY ADVANCE. AIX30NA> IOWA Free Show Friday Night, February 20 at 8 o'clock. At the Legion Hall, Algona This entertainment for Kossuth Poultry Raisers. Judge E. C. Branch will speak and Bruce Patterson, negro banjo artist, will delight you with musical entertainment. Nothing to pay. Nothing to sell. Behrend's Hatchery ALGONA For Service Dry Cleaning Pressing and Repairing— You get prompt service and satisfaction guaranteed In new brick building, first door east of old location. We call for and deliver. Modern Dry Cleaners Phone 587. I -iff II BbST UflLUEL-LClNG WFflff QLJALITV LJNCHAMfiFP fashioned-Newest Shades' COLORS: Flesh.Nude.SunTan,Mode.Sable, Con Metal,E$gShall. Basaye Brown, Black : U I H bC . T BY M fl \L PQ.STOCTF f* Prices ELK CLEANERS Phone 330. Here's economy doubled and redoubled. It's economy to resort to Dry Cleaning to prolong the life of your garments and it is double economy to send them here where the very lowest prices are in operation. MEN'S SUITS Cleaned and Pressed $1.00 LADIES' WOOL DRESSES (Plain) Cleaned and pressed $1.00 up Pleats extra MEN'S TOP COATS Cleaned and pressed $1.00 MEN'S OVERCOATS Cleaned and pressed $1.50 LADIES' DRESSES (Silk and plain) $1.25 up Pleats extra. TITONKA P.T.A, WILL OBSERVE FOUNDERS DAY Titonka, Feb. 17 — The P.-T. A. met for a Founder's Day program last week Monday night at the high school auditorium. At a regular preliminary business meeting, the chairman of the program committee announced that the next meeting will be sponsored by the men, who will furnish the program and the re freshments. The association had de elded to have two pay nights during the year and Monday night was one of them, with an admission oC 15c. The program, put. on by the grades, follows; Hatchet Drill, first grade; pageant, "To Live Most and to Serve Best." 7th and Sth grades; harmonica solo, WHbert Meyer; The Snowball Game, second grade; duet, Hogar Larson and Patricia Ball; Folk Dances, fourth grade; Playlet, "Dolly Has the Flu." second grade; harmonica solo, Donald Callies; folk dances, third grade; piano solo, Dorothy Gartner; pageant, "America in the Making," fifth and sixth grades. The date for the next pay night has not been chosen. Alsnniiin Judges Dcrlam Hero— The home declamatory contest was held Friday night In the high school auditorium. The program was preceded by musical numbers by the Girls' Glee club under the direction of Miss Miller. The program follows: oratorical — Plea for Cuba, Raymond Heifner: If I were Responsible for Prohibition, Harold Gartner; In Memory of the Heroic Dead, Wilbur Schram; The Unknown Soldier, Marie Brandt; dramatic — Mickey's Marker, Viola Rike; The Phantom Airplane, Irene Callies, Laddie, Violet Slack, and The Death Disk, Evon Winter; humorous — At the County Fair, Margaret Callies; At the Swimming Pool, Hurley Larson; Putting on the Senior Play, Loralnc Peterson; .and EifC Perkins' Toboggan Slide, Rosa Pouelson. In the oratorical class, Wilbur Schram won first and Harold Gartner, second; dramatic, Evon Winter, first, and Irene Callies, .second; humorous, Rosa Pouelson first and Loraine Peterson, second. Mrs. D. R. Steele, Algona, was the judge. Valentine 1'iirty for Children— A Valentino party and story hour was held at the Legion hall for children under 11! Saturrday afternoon. The first thins the children did was lo salute the flay. They then registered and each child wrote his o\vn name, date of birth, and 'received a badge. After a number of stories, | tin hatH, belts, etc, that soldiers had brought back from the. war were .shown to the children. The party was drawn to a close by Hinging "The Star Spangled Banner." The children were treated with popcorn balls. About -Hi children were present. declamatory contest. Airs, fouelson, Rosa Pouelson, and Violet Slack went also In the Pouelson car. Miss Rptfsema sponsors the "de- clam" .here.' The John G. RIppentrops entertained at ten tables of cards at their rural home Saturday evening. The home was beautifully decorated In valentines. Refreshments also car- l-led the valentine color scheme* The Max Seiners left Saturday morning for Cedar Rapids, where Mr. seiners will spend a week in the Collins Farm Lands Co., school, while Mrs. Sel: visit relatives. Harold Breen, Varlna, spent Sun day with his parents. Harold is a barber at Varlna, having purchased the shop formerly owned by the lato Orrle Gllbertson. Mrs. Kennedy, Hampton, and her daughter Gladys, are visiting the Harry Beeds. They came Sunday und expect to' stay about two weeks. Mr. Kennedy died recently Mrs. H. C. Schweppe entertained her bridge club last week Tuesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Schweppe entertained their bridge club last week Wednesday. Dr. Pierre Sartor drove to Bel' mond Friday to meet his daughter Maydelene, who teaches at Magnolia. Maydelene visited home folks over the week-end. Edith Budlong and Mrs. R. C. Ball entertained the Methodist Aid in the basement of the church last week Tuesday. They took in more than $13. Mrs. R. C. Ball, Homer Downs and W. A. Fisher attended the county chorus rehearsal at Algona last Thursday evening. The George- Onkens and Fred Henkens drrove to Fort Dodge Sunday to visit Mrs. Mary Heenken Hurley and family. Mr. und Mrs. C. G. Winter, Mason City, and son spent Sunday at'tne Ike Harms and W. J. Denton homes, Florence Reynolds entertained the members of her Sunday school class at her home Saturday afternoon. The Earl Hansens, Swea City, visited the H. A. Frenches Sunday afternoon. The W. A. Winters, Buffalo Center, .spent Thursday at the \V. J. Denton's. Mrs. R. J. Tldmun entertained the Noon day. Luncheon Bridge club Tues- the Albert Potratz family, Creek. Academy Seniors Choose Fifty— ' The Academy s«hlqrs have Chosen Who Wouldn't be Crazy?" as their class play. The seniors are Luke Hlgglns, Leo filbert, James Fleming, Hugh Duffy, Frances Duffy, Rosella Neu, Mary Elizabeth Elbert, Mae Hlgley, and Irene Esser. Shower for Mrs. Edw.SchumAcher-* A shower was given lor Mrs. Ed< ward Schumacher Sunday afternoon at the Rodman town hall. ' She received niany gifts. Many persons from whittemore attended. A mock wedding was the main feature of the program. quilting; liee Is Held— A quilting bee was held last week Wednesday at Mrs. George Meyer's. Attending were Mesdames Herman Volght, Arthur Heldenwlth, William Meyer, Herman Meyer; also Lydla Slems and Hilda and Frieda -Meyer, Jos. Bcsclics 19 Years Wed— Relatives of the Joseph Besches surprised them Friday evening' In honor of their 19th wedding annl versary. The evening was spent at cards, and lunch was served. Whittemore Wins and Loses— Last week Tuesday evening Lu Verne played basketball against the local high school teams here, and the Whittemore girls won, 28-17, and the local boys lost, 34-1'B. Siclt Teacher Goes Home— Lorraine Botsford, local high school teacher who had been a pat- lent at the McCreery hospital, went to her home at Britt last Thurs day. Alice IInAlong' Party Hostess— Alley Budlong entertained ten of her little friends und her teacher, Miss Johnson, at a party Friday afternoon, on the occasion of her eighth birthday. Guests included: Betty Pendergasi, Jack Callies, Ger- aldlne Brims, Shirley Brims, Audrey Brandt, Patricia Ball, Verdene Boyken, Alice Kuchenreuther, Mar- jorle Peterson, und Ruchut. Games were lunch was served. Mary played June Kvun Winter Party Hostess— Evan Winter entertained 72 students and members of the faculty at the W. J. Denton home Saturday evening. The evening was spent at games, and refreshments were served. The hostess is a member of the class of 1931, having come here last year from the Des Moines Township Consolidated school at llolfe. She makes her home With her aunt, Mrs. W. .1. Denton. PRIZES GIVEN AWAY AT DANCE AT WHITTEMORE Whlttemoro, Feb. 17 — A large crowd attended a supper and dance at the Academy hall last week Tuesday evening. A number ot prizes were given away. Simon Elljert won five .sacks of flour, Laurence Mosback, Humboldt, a 100-lb. sack of sugar, and W. T. Daughan, Algona, another 100-lb. sack of sugar, all donated by H. W. Geelan; AVlllIam Duffy won a sweater donated by •Zoncler & Caldwell, Algona; Michael Merger) won a barber set donated by Tom Kelly; Mr. Geelan won a sack of flour donated by O. J. Kaschmitter; and Mr. Krebsbach won a $1,000 health and .accident policy donated by A. D. Brogan. Hospital Patient Iti-ou^ht Home— Fred Stei] who suffered a broken leg one clay last week was brought home from an Algona hospital Friday. Mr. Steil broke his leg when bis saddle horse fell while he was bringing the cattle from the field. He will be. confined to his bed ror several weeks. John Harms Jr., a brother-in-law is taking care of the farm work. Auxiliary Gives Curd Party— This week Thursday evening the Auxiliary will entertain at a public benefit card party at the Odd Fellows hall, proceeds of which will be IjiUhcrnn Aid Brand) Me«!ts— The local branch of the .Lutheran Aid association held a monthly meeting at the Lutheran school hall last week Monday night, and there was a large attendance Five hundred was played at nine tables. For the men Gerhardt Witkopf won the high score; Herbert Zumach, cut; for the women Lucile Reimers won high and Esther Lavrenz cut. Lunch was served after Herman Behnke a J. Kloock, Vice President W. A. Rusch, and Herbert Zumach had given humorous dialog. President O. and Secretary P. L. Jessen were the entertaining committee, and they also did the serving. The next meeting will be held March 9. used in welfare work, is expected to attend. A good crowd Refreshments will be served by a committee of which Mrs. H. A. French is chairman. Titonka to Have New Family- Mr. De Vries, new manager of the North Iowa Grain Co., drove to Spencer Saturday night to spend Sunday with his wife and son, who will soon move to Titonka, occupying 1 the John which will be Fisher. Hicklefs property, vacated by Wilber Woman's Club Meets Thursday— The Woman's club met last Thursday at Mrs. Pierre Sartor's. Roll call was Recent plays or Photoplays. Mrs. Howard French reviewed Marc Connelly's "Green Pasture". The next meeting will be at Mrs. Frances Budlong's. Model Dairy Farm Visited— H. E. Frost and his son Warren recently visited G. A Frost, who is employed on a large dairy farm near Fort Dodge. The owner specializes in Guernsey cattle and Yorkshire hogs, and G. A. devotes all his time to looking after the hogs, of which upwards of 2,000 a year are raised. There are some 50 purebred Guernseys, and their milk brings a premium on the Fort Dodge market. The building, equipment, and everything else are of the highest class. Other Whittemore. The Jacob and Frank Schrelers were Sunday, dinner guests at their sister Mrs. Francis Elbert's. Their uncle, Fred Bishop, of Dubu flue, recently came here with Ben Sclireier, who had been visiting there. Mrs. Elbert hadn't seen her uncle before in 17 years. • The Louis' Braatzes, with the daughter Laura and -the .Verner Bnmtaas, drove to Mason City Monday evening, and Laura took communion at the Bethlehem Lutheran church, Mason City, nt.a. • service given especially for the deaf and dumb. The) Arthur Heidenwlths, -the Her man 'Voights, ,1116 George Meyers family, and the Andrew Becks, at tended a,' 500 card partry at George Kohl's, north of'Hoba'rton, last weel Wednesday qyening. Mr. Heiden with won the high score, and Mr \ r cight .was low. Thn Gotlieb Hansnlmans and Her man Gronbachs, Ay.lth the Herman Vaiktts, JJvormore, Visited Super visor and Mrs. F. .T. Balgeman las week Tuesday. Edward ' Hansel man and Herman attended AVhitte more-Lai Verne basketball game; that evening. Mrs. C. L. Cavanaugh entertainec at five tables of bridge Saturday Mrs.. Carl Hanson .won first; Mrs John Cullen, second; Mrs. Mauric Duffy, third; Mrs. O. J. Kloock, cut A two-course lunch was served. The John Laubenthals, . Weslej visited Sunday at P. W. DahlhauF er's, east of town. The Andre\ Gappas, Graettinger,' spent the eve ning at Frank Gappa's. Mrs. Maurice Duffy entertained a bridge Saturday. Mrs. Carl Han sen won the high score; Mrs. Ralp Reimors, second; Mrs. J. W. Me Creery, cut. A large crowd attended Eyes o Love given at the St. Paul's Luthe an schoolhouse Sunday evenin by the young people's society. Mrs. Irene Rooney, Mrs. Merri Rawson, and the latter's son Met rill Jr. drove up Saturday afternoo from Eagle Grove for an over-Sun day visit with Whittemore friends. A girl was born to Mr. and Mi- Ralph Reimers last week Wedne day. This Is the second child, an the other is a girl to. Mrs. Mary Bruhn, Fairville, an her daughter Clara, spent last Thur day afternoon at George Meyer' east of town. Mrs. Herman Bode and her so Marcellus returned to Wesley Sun- clay, after a week at Joseph Eisele's. Mr. and Mrs. Dee Oswald got home. Monday from a honey-moon trip to Rochester, Minn. Mrs. Walter T. Dullard, West Union, came last week Tuesday to visit h.er parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Erue. The Theo. Elberts, Algona, were Monday visitors at their daughter Mrs. Ralph Fandel's, Erwin Kuecker was confined to Twenty Years Ago Advance, February 23, 1911. A spell-down was the feature of farmers short course, and Cassle Skilling, IrVlngfton, won a $20 prize or first. More than 1000 words vere 'spelled correctly by 39 out of contestants, and extra lists 'had b be. used. . Doris Wortman, Ger- manla, won second and $10; Kenneth Boevers, Union, third, '$6; Evelyn 'eitzke, Lu Verne, fotlrth, $3; EJIsle rfathson, Bancroft, fifth, $2. Ten ollar prizes were awarded respec- Ively to John Shea, Lone Rock; Vnna Bormann, Sherman; Bert Gal ralth, Algona; Elmer Brandow, ^lum Greek; Carl Anderson, Eagle; tittle Casler, Wesley; Lois' SchuUz, IVhlttemore; Aaron Rutherford, Al •ona; Mildn Behrman, Bancroft; and ieorgla Rawson, Lotts Creek. The ontest was-held at the opera house, vlilch was crowded^tp capacity. t ft The ice cream factory was being ncorporated, and ithe articles of In- orporatlon were signed by Joel 'aylor, C. H. Taylor, J. F. Behlmer, !. E. Conner, E. A. Wolcott, W. A. Button, Abner Long, \v H. I-Ioran, Wi Palrie, L. D. Spltler, John -iowe, Mark Snrchett, L. A. Miner, ohn Peterson, and Lars Sorensen. Directors ..were Joel Taylor, presi ent; Mr. Behlmer, vice-president; Ir. Conner, treasurer; C. H. Taylor, ecretary and manager; and Mr. Volcott. The factory had been built :p for ten years by the Taylors and vas in flourishing condition. ' t f t Township trustees and road super- ntondents were to come to Algona or an all-day meeting with the card of supervisors, In an effort o coordinate the road work of the ounty. The program Included an iddress of welcome by Mayor Jos. \ 7 adsworth; Drainage and Weed Destruction, Judge Quartan;, and Duies of Townships, County Attorney 3. J. Van Ness. , t t t "' .Sexton's Fanners Savings bank vas liquidating and was to become private bank. t t t J. II. arnulton, Lu Verne mer chant, was holding- a closing ou sale, and planned •• to move to El more, where he had purchased a store. ' t t t A jolly Gorman jingle wns-"I-Ianf und Nix." a . road show billed for th Call. ~ "The Bsggar Prince," an olc :avorite, had returned for a date here. Admissions were 25; So, 50 and 75c, dpendlng o n locations o seats. t t t The schools had been dlsmlssec Friday to let the children attend the short course. t t t J. \V. Shearer, editor of the U. D M. R., was critically sick, having suffered nil attack of the grip wliicl was followed by rheumatism whicl threatened to involve the heart .. t t t Livermore's barbers had raise, shaves from 10 to loc; L u Vern barbers were still shaving for lOc. Raises hud been general In the larger towns. t f t E. G. Furgo had been indicted by the grand jury for exhibiting a tlhii W«*:flft«t;^6 birifWgfi doyle. The Ittw pWvided 4 maJdmum <ln« it |iWo. *h« picture*,were ot ihe amoua' jWfrtes-Jofiftiori match «* Reno, Key., the year before and 'had been brought here by a stranger vho wheri trouble arose took then* and disappeared. LedyArd had been enlivened on a Saturday night by ft group of young drunks. One of the 'offenders was caught arid fined $10. .>•'"•. . ...'. •: • 111 ' •.• :. O. It. button liedyard, had become a rural mail barrier, and In accordance with* postal regulations had had' to resign as mayor; cdnse- quentiy Ledyard was to hold a special election. •-•:• •' ./'. t ft • :". ( Judge Coyle had, spoken at the Call on'the boy problem, H& gave 12 to 116 as the dangerous age. Dur- ng this period, he said, a boy lives through all the stages^of his ancestors, and Is In turn savage, barbar- an, Chevalier, etc. «H> l««t tawketbnli ' was lan« Mid Webster City had not lost „ «.„'. • ,. t t.t A HwCft Cllyaii had h«,;' ' : J| $300 for bootlegglnu hv T I in district court T,, 8 '« Showed that h e had r ahipped eight Bn ii 0n k ° r Roller-skating was Burt, Editor R. s . Daniel B. Griffith, had dropped dead on ' t tern station platform here was waiting for „ (ra , n e . Mr. Mlddleton, n | 8o ot ' toad, arrived on the were planning t( , take u train home. They ra n from tlon to the other, un,l til hi too much for Mr. Griffith.,?* 1 Talk About Fresh Vegetables & Fruits! New spinach Ripe tomatoes Green onions Cauliflower -Celery : Cucumbers ',.. Carrots DEPEND0N GROCERY certainly has them this week. • ; Lettuce New cabbage Nutmeg squash Apples Oranges Bananas Grapefruit Tangerines Call or Come to Akre's Phones 290 and 291. Used Cars 1929 6-cyl. Chev. coupe 1926 Chevrolet sedan Willis Knight sedan 1929 6-cyl. Chev. coach | Model A Ford Tudor ALCOHOL AND PBESTONE , FREEZING SOLUTION Prestone, $3.50 gallon; was $5.00. Kohlhaas Bros. PHONE 200 his bed part of last week with the. flu. The Carl Hansons spent Sunday with Mrs. Hansen's parents, Mr. ana Mrs. Ed Gude, of Des Moines. Foxsen is Married— The marriage of Luella Foxsen to Dee Oswald took place last Thursday morning at St. Michael's Catholic church, the Rev. William Velt officiating. The bride was attended by her sister, Mae Foxsen, and the bridegroom by Ted Foxsen, brother of the bride. A wedding breakfast was served at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Foxsen. After a wedding trip the couple will be at home on the Henry Mueller farm. Woodmen Hosts to Wives The Woodmen entertained their wives at a party last week Wednesday evening. A two-course luncheon was served by the men, and the evening was spent at cards and dancing, dance. There was a large atten- Medicine Show All Week- Beginning last Monday night and continuing all this week, there will be a medicine show in the Legion Theater, a percentage of the proceeds of which will be paid to the Legion. lose and Win at 1. Jl.— In a double-header basketball game at Lone Roclc last week Tuesday night, Titonka's first team was defeated 33-22, and the second team won, 21-15. To Attend Auxiliary Meet— Mrs. W. J. Denton, :10th District Publicity Chairman of the Legion Auxiliary, will leave Saturday for Des Moines to attend the state convention. Other Titonica News. Irene Callies took Fay Rolfsenia, Helen Beed, Margaret CaJlles and Lois Heifner to Ledyard last week Tuesday night to heap the Ledyard. Thirtieth Wedding Date Observed- Relatives and friends surprised Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bargman Sr. last week Wednesday evening in honor of the couple's 30th wedding anniversary. The time was spent at cards. Attending were the Erwin and Victor Bargmans, the Lafe Hln- tons, the Tom Lowmans, Margaret Bell, Rodman, Mr. and Mrs. "Wash" Harris, West Bend, the Henry Schultzes, and Lillian Heidenwlth. A midnight lunch was served. Party at jent z Home, Fenton— Relatives and friends were entertained at the F. w. Jenta home, Fenton, Sunday evening. Mrs. Walter Krause assisted Mrs. Jentz, and 500 was played at five tables. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Jacob, Whittemore, attended, and Mrs. Jacob won the high score for women. Mrs. F. Miller won the cut. George Jentz was high for men, and Charles Newel won cut. A two-course lunch was served. Party at Ed MiuUis Home- Mr, and Mrs. Ed Maahs gave a "500" card party Friday evening, George SchuUz won high for the men, Herman Maahs low; Esther Potratz, high for women, Mrs. Joan Maahs low. Out of town guests •were the Jergens, West Bend, anij COAL We handle the BEST GRADES of GOAL and sell on the lowest possible margin. Seeds Let us furnish you with your Seeds the com* ing season. ELEVATOB 00. HOBAKTON Jr., M«nar«r. Plwne 1,OOO Wall Paper Catalogues We have the largest assortment of beautiful moderately priced papers in st< now that we ever had before—300 patterns from 4c to 48c per roll. Fade p* papers at I7%c. A few last year patterns at one-fourth regular price. Bring in Your Catalogues Our stock is so complete that we ask you to make selections from your catalog! your home, bring them to us, and we will duplicate them in pattern and quaf to your satisfaction and save you money. Why send for paper when you can! what you buy and take it home with you? $1 For Vour Paper Catalogue* We will allow $1 for your pape f catalog on each $10.00 purchase of wall #. and paint. A proportionate allowance, will be made on all orders Jess thanl| Your old catalog will pay for the gas—bring it with you. Paine & Sorense Algona .. » Iowa

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