Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on February 26, 1931 · Page 12
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, February 26, 1931
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PAGE TWELVE LU VERNE AND LIVERMORE EARLY SETTLER DIES HERE Lu Verne, Feb. 24 — Mrs. James Smith, Llvermore, Lu Verne pioneer, died at the Algona hospital Saturday evening. She waa the mother of Mrs. D. Stauffncher, Lu Verne, also a sister of Mrs. Leander Barton and an aunt of Mrs. William Ellis. The funeral will be held al the local Methodist church this week Tuesdav afternoon, the Rev. H. A, Reyman officiating. Her husband died several years ago. COUNTY RULER IN OLD DAYS BURIED HERE (Continued from page one.) SENEGA TAKES COUNTY TITLE IN BIG BATTLE Snneca, Feb. 24 — senec'a's girls • proved themselves county basketball champions before a cheering mob at Lone Rock Saturday night In what Referee Moore, Lnurens announced was the fastest girls game he had ever seen. A great Whittemore team was beaten by a greater Seneca aggregation in the final game for the championship, score 35-32. At one time Whittemore held a three point lead due to Carlisle's wonderful shooting, but after Jensen, Seneca's midget center, was . switched to guard, it was "too bad" for Whlttemore. Seneca's team work and Goetsch's shooting carried Seneca to victory, though Whlttemore threatened the victors again In the last three minutes. This was Seneca's second championship in two years, following two remarkable seasons In which 33 gomes have been won and only two lost. Supt. Rossman had kept his team pretty well under cover this year, and the .victory was a surprise to many. * He has had wonderful success with the girls, who now have a record of 81 victories and only seven defeats In five years. Wesley, 21; Bancroft, 19. A Wesley-Bancroft game opened the tournament, but Bancroft was badly handicapped by Lichliter's absence and Peterson's sickness. Had ^Bancroft been able to make free throws, of which only six out of 21 attempts were successful, the re- BUlt would have been different. 'Godfredson's work was outstanding Seneca, 40; Letlyaril, 9. This was a walk away for Seneca •After the first team had run up t „,„„„ ,,u,,,i,,u.Leu J.ULL mm ae was a •comfortable Jead the whole second member of the notification committee. It is said that he refused a nomination for lieutenant governoi in 1S10 and supported Geo. W Clarke, later governor. In 1SSS-S9 Mr. Clarke represented Kossuth in the legislature. In 1900 he was a candidate for the same office, but was opposed by Gardner Cowles. This was the hardest- fought political campaign in the county history. It was in the day of the old convention system, and the battle over delegates was prolonged and close. Burt township the issue by going ^^__^^^^^^^.^^.^^^.^^^^^„,^^^^^1^B^^^^^.^^M—^^^^•^^•^^•••"^^^^•"^••••"•"•^•""•"•"••**"«"»^^™ — ^•"™"^^^^™~™ Swea City: ns are North Iowa Champions Sioux City, he so!d the paper to Mr. Clarke. B. F. Reed became associated in the ownership, and later pur chased Mr. Clarke's interest. Was First Yeoman President. Mr. Clarke was one of the organ zers of the Yeomen, and was th first "foreman" or head of the Older. Some of the original certlfi team went in and finished the game Ledyard had mostly freshmen and sophomores In action, and they : Bhould be heard from next year. Lu Verne, 52; Lone Hock, 39. Lone Rock presented a flashy forward against Lu Vern e in 'Marlow. This young woman made 37 points in 32 minutes, which is n good evening's work for anybody. Burtis also played an outstanding game at guard. For Lu Verne Wagner at center and Godfrey at forward were stars. This was anybody's game till the last quarter. \Y1iiticniorc, 33; Fenton,' 22. A week ago Whittemore defeated Fentou by so points, and everybody looked for a walkover f\gnin, but the "dope" was nearly upset. Either Whittemore had trouble in getting started or Fenton had improved wonderfully. At the start of the last quarter the Fenton basketeers were leading, as they j in d throughout the game. However, Whittemore finally pulled -together enough to coast through. Weisbrod and Voight starred for Fenton, with Behnke the main cog in Whittemore's machine. Seneca, 37; Wesley, 7. The semi-finals now came on. A Seneca-AVesley game on Saturday at. ternoon was another walk away for •Seneca, which had too much heavy -'artillery and too strong a defense .-for the Wesleyans v had a chance. Whittemore, 37; Lu Veme-, 13. This game started out as if Wesley never it •Were going to be close, but Carlisle ,and Behnke, the Whittemore for- Trards, were unable to miss the basket. Lu Verne fought hard, but was weak on the forward end. The cen. ter, Wagner, and Godfrey at guard starred for Lu Verne, and the Lan- Berman twins for Whittemore. Seneca, 35; Whittemore, 32. Tn the finals this game furnished lire-works from start to finish. It waa probably the best girls' game •ever played in this part of Iowa. Whittemore went into the contest •with a record of in straight wins and no defeats, while Seneca had to her credit 15 wins and a defeat by Whittemore in December. All elgns -pointed to a Whittemore victory, but before the game was two minutes old the crowd discovered that Seneca also had a real team. Saneca led by ten points during part of the fourth quarter, onl> to have AVhittemore cut the lead down to three at the finish. All-County Stars Picked. Seneca was awarded a gold basketball, and Whittemore received the new basketball used at the tournament. It would be unfair to single out stars In this game without mentioning every player on both teams. The following county all-star team is offered fry R. L. Uossman, Seneca superintendent and coach; Forwards — Seneca, Goetsch; Whittemore, Carlisle. Centers — Seneca, Nielsen; Lu Verne, Wagner. Guards — Seneca, Jensen; Lu Verne, Godfrey. M'r. Rossman gives honorable mention to the following players: Forwards — Lone Rock, Marlow; Bancroft, Godfredson; Whittemore, Behnke. Centers — AVhittemore, the Langerman twins. Guards — Lone Hock, Burtis Fenton Voight; Seneca, Patterson Mrs. L. ,1. Lowinan Dies. Mrs. L. J. Lowman, north of town Buffered a stroke Sunday night at 11:30 and died. Funeral services Were conducted yesterday afternoor by the Rev. A. H. Wood. Obituarj particulars will be published nex week. C. J. Button Dead. C. J. Button, Omaha, died Satur day at his home, following an operation for perforation of the bowels All local relatives were called Omaha to attend the funeral, to :ates which he signed are still in jxlstence. By coincidence the cur rent Yeoman Shield contains an ar tlcle relating how Mr. Clarke one saved the society from bankruptcy >y advancing $3,000 to cover a deatl oss. The facts for this story wer furnished by H. J. Edens, of Sioux ~Mty, once a meat dealer here. For many years Mr. Clarke was >rominent in republican politics He was a member of the state com mittee two terms and was a presidential elector in 1904. In 1908 he was a delegate to the convention which nominated Taft and he was a finally decided for Cowles. METHODIST, C. V. Hulse, Pastor been —Washington's birthday coming on 'Sunday this year was given special •ecognition at Sunday school last Sunday. Boy Scouts in uniform at:ended in a body, the orchestra pro- ,'ided patriotic music, a male quar- .et sang "My Native Land," and an nteresting address on Washington vas given by Geo. W. Godfrey. Three hundred and sixty-four were Ji-esent at Sunday school ... A lun-district musical festival at Burt Tuesday evening drew a crowd that packed the house and was a great luccess. Entered were orchestras rom Algona and Bnrt, choruses rpm Good Hope, Lu Verne, Sexton, Burt, and Algona, soloists from Ti- onka, Sexton, Burt, and Algona, a ioys' double quartet from Livermore, quartets from Lu Verne and Algona, a girls' trio from Lu Verne, ind a junior choir from Livermore. The big district festival will be held .t Algona March 10 ... Next Sun- lay evening the Juniors of this hurch will present a pageant, "The Challenge of the Cross," by Prof. Henry Marsh. They will also pres- nt choir and special musical num- ers. This program will be given under the direction of Mrs. Raymond Anderson. PRESBYTERIAN, Jf. L. Colcmnn, 'astor — Next Sunday: morning lour of worship and study; sermon heme, Stewardship and the Church . . Evening services; Y. P. S. C. E., :30; topic, Guide-Posts Along Life's Trail, is a consecration meeting. Let nembers be prepared with a verse )f scripture. Sermon subject, "Men Who Will Not". . . \v e a re entering .he lust month of our official year. :t is important that members and 'riends make special efforts to at- .encl every service and keep i n mind tile .special services as we approach "Caster time. 11APTIST, F. H. Webster, Pastor —"The Lost Sense of Sin" will he :he morning subject next Sunday. In the evening there will be a com- lined service. The B. Y, P. U. will have charge of the early part of the service beginning at 7 o'clock. Mrs the W. C. T. U. in Hancock and st; speak of their work, and the pastor MRS, W, J, THACKERAY DIES; BURAL Mrs. W, 3. Thackeray suffered a stroke, two months ago, and died last week Wednesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. H. L. Turner. Pun- oral services were conducted at 'the home Friday by the Rev. J. L..-Goleman, and burial was. made at J3urt. Mr. Thackeray died In June; 1920. Mrsi Thackeray, who was the daughter of Mr. William and Eliza Foster, was bogn June 22, 1S58,' In Butler county, Pa. Her parents* moved to thvlght, . Il|., where she grew up and waa married to William J. Thackeray, Feb. 22, 1877. Four children were- born, and three survive; Clyde E., Bubkerhlll, Hi; Nellie F. Harness, Walworth, Wls.; and 'Jessie B. f ufe'r, Algona., ttuby M. i)le'd lii Inf&ncy, • ' " ' Mr. and' Mrs. Thackeray moved from Illinois to Alffofia In 1890 and ma<J4 their hotnts ''during the -rest of their lives, except a nearby f a r m . Joined the Pros hef early tee nH member till death. CASH PAID FOtt CREAM, EGGS, AND Fairmont Creamery Co., Stai ' V H. H. BOETTCHEB, Representative. .Your patronagejpoltclted. Across from Kohlhaaa Garai S WEA CITY'S CARDINALS, plct'ired above, won the semi-pro championship of North Iowa at the Y. M. C. A. gymnasium, Mason City, Saturday by. defeating the Canvas company, Mason City, 27-21 In -the final tilt In a north Iowa tourney. The team, left to right, consists of A. Hovey, L. Johnson, Q. Delm, S. Knuteon, K. Thomson, K. Deemer, D. Peterson, R. Larson and R. Walker. In the tournament the Swea Cltans won from Hanlontown, New Hampton, and the. Diamond team, Mason City, before meeting the There were 20 teams In the tourney. The picture was printed In Monday's Globe-Gazette. Cltyans won Canvas team. At the Call Theatre A Review of the Recent Talkies by T. H. C. > ITY THE POOR, unfortunate reviewer who must not only SEE Clara Bow pictures but is under contract (nnd such a contract!) to write about them In this "caustic column of comment." Last summer, while friend Clara waa working on another picture, she indulged in a little Ill-advised gambling. On her return home she found to her dismay that she had played with ten- dollar Instead of 50c chips anU her losses had run into the thousands of dollars. The newspapers played up the incident in the headlines, and the producers, quick to see a way to "cash in" on the affaii-, Immediately planned a gambling picture for the young feminine poker player. The result was "No Limit."' After viewing this miserable picture, It occurs to us that all the scenario writers of Hollywood must have Been on vacation at about tlili time and the job of writing the story placet! in the hands of some competent street-sweeper.' So- com- their harrowing experiences pletely is it out of rhyme or- reason, „! reality. Ben Lyon and James so it insults the intelligence',, so. nt- ."' as the tu '° brothers. S've con- terly without merit, that it leaves vmcln S and outstanding perform- you actively nerturberl rnthpr than ance ' s m two rather difficult roles, lust passively disappointed'. It iust one of that kind of pictures. is Once in the dim and misty past ^ (Jramatic climax, the shooting :iss Bow made a picture about sail- ? one of the brothers by the other, Miss Bow made a picture about sailors which fitted her limited capabilities. In this picture, as we- remember it, she displayed liberal por- :ions of her- anatomy, wore, among other things, an engaging smile, andT was immediately acclaimed the "it" girl. Since that time she has been raveling on her rather shaky repu- ation, and if we might be pardoned' or hazarding a guess the "going" 1 mght to be getting tough for the ittle lady. Just, how long movie latrons will continue- to pay good! money to see a silly, dol-faced catter-brains tee-Hee through- ten- eels of drivel is- a mutter of con- ecture. Our modest suggestion is hat the title of this picture be hanged from "No- Limit" to "THE' .imlt," and let it go at that. R Bickford, and' EValyn Knapp, is cheduled as a "great thriller of the now country." The statement is- nly half true. Xust why producers' ivlll pass up an opportunity for get- Ing some truly magnificent winter cenes and try to pawn off a paper*- torm with cotton icicles and a salt- overed landscap'e is- a mystery to- s. The story is either slightly im- robable or grossly so, according to our idea of pliiusilMlily. It concerns- ouhle identity; Both mounted' police nd fugitive being competently ilayed by Mr: BlcRfbrd, a convinc- ng Irishman. The girl is EValyn spelled w i-th an "a" instead of an e") Knapp, who makes a rather >oor start but ends by- giving a fairs' good characterization of a rather nconsequential part. Double-exposure pictures hare al- vays had' a fascination for us, and 'or about two reels of River's End ve were watching the two Charles Bickforrts talking to each other and vere trying to find a flaw in the ihotography. AVe were unsuccess- 'ul, however, even when the seem- ngly impossible stunt of dealing cards to himself was resorted to. There are some Impressive scenes between Pat (played by David Tor- fe one of the finest bits of action we have seen on the screen. Pietorially, Hell's Angels must easily rank with the greatest things :he screen has given us. The air scenes are so tremendous, so thrlll- "rrr,. so breath-taking, as to leave •ou gasping with sheer amazement :hat a picture could be so realistic. You are .actually in the pilot's seat, spinning around in the clouds, as ar as your heart action is concerned. The destruction of the huge Zeppelin and the bombing of a muntions depot are the most impressive Incidents that the screen las recorded, in our humble estima- ion. What more is there to say? rTa-re we given proper credit to this ruly great epic of the air? FT HAS ALWAYS been our con- L tention that the male pioneers :otmore than their just dues in the movies at the expense of the good vomen who shared their trials and ribulations and got little credit. In :7re Great Meadow the wives and sweethearts of the pioneers come in T or a belated share of the glory, and he picture is dedicated to the cause of womanhood. And an inspiring irib-ute it is! The central theme is the settlement of Kentucky, into which history and romance are woven with •nieh uncanny skill by the director Iwhose name we have overlooked) that the result is an entertainment of almost universal appeal. True, one or two situations have been em- T T-.I v. — . -—--.-. «».-. uenvecu t-a.i ipiayea r>y uavia Tor- lames Elsham county chairman of re nce) and Mr. Bickford, as well as t , a several touching episodes with " will speak briefly in "The Prohibition Problem." Present XA/A1U3XE, I. F. Melealf, .Pastor — Sunday school, 9:45 a. m.; lesson title, Jesus Sending Forth Missionaries: The harvest truly is great, but the laborers few. pray ye therefore the I^ord of harvest that he wend forth laborers into his harvest (Luke 10:2) . . . Morning worship. 11 a. m.; sermon by evangelistic service. pastor; 7:30 FIRST LUTHERAN, C. K. Olsson, Pastor — Junior Mission Band, Saturday, 2 p. m., at the Sellstrom home. . . Next Sunday: Sunday school at 10; evening service, .7:30. ST. THOMAS, Father Eller, Rector — Next Sunday, Holy Communion and sermon at 11 a. m. . Wednesday: Holy Communion at 9 p. m.; Lenten service and adress, 7:30 p. m LIBRARY EXPERIMENT PROVES SUCCESSFUL One of the most interesting experiments in Iowa today is that of the Black Hawk county library system, which is being tested for one year. This demonstration is not alone for Black Hawk county, however, though that county enjoys the im- medJate benefit, but is for all counties of the state in that it shows what a county library is and how it is conducted. Ninety-five stations have been established in Black Hawk county, from which books are distributed. Some of these stations are in rural schools, consolidated or parochial schools, farm homes, city halls, stores, etc. The books are sent out from the Waterloo public library, and a book wagon 'makes three trips a week picking up books which have been read and leaving a freeh supply. More than four months have passed since this demonstration was inaugurated, and already more than 7,000 books have been distributed. identity of the hero, but for the most part, River's End is just another talkie, and that's all. T WOULD BE interesting to know just how many folks reallj and truly enjoyed Hell's Angels that first multi-million-dollar picture we've heard so much about Our guess is that the -percentag would be small. Not that it isn't on. of the greatest pictures ever built but looking at the thing from i purely entertainment angle, wha can you say for it? It's long, it's nerve-wracking, it's gruesome; but on the other hand it's exciting, it's perfectly acted and wonderfully photographed, and it's 1 WANT ADS "I *— —. ^ APARTMENT FOR RENT.—CALI 761. 5u24 FOR RENT—PARTLY MODERI house. Close In.—Phone 151. 9u2 NOTICE TO CONTIUCTOUS Sealed bids will be received at th office of the County Auditor, Al gona, Iowa, until 2 p. m. March 17th, 1931, for furnishing Four (4) carloads of Fir Bridge Lumber; Om (1) carload of Red Cedar Piling Two (2) carloads of Creosote L*umber and Piling; 5,000 lin. ft. of 15- in. Culverts and Sixty (60) kegs of spikes. Bidding blanks and additional information may be secured from the office of the County Engineer, Algona, Iowa, Feb'ruary 25, 1«31. "* BERTHA E. JOHNSON. 24-25 County Auditor real picture of aerial warfare. However, if the producers fail to get their four million dollars back, and only a small percentage of the customers enjoy the show, why, we asic you, go to all the trouble? Because after all, this Isn't Art In the sense that It will live forever, nor that its intrinsic value justifies the sordidness of its theme. In other words, the theme of a book, or a play, or a painting, may be sordid and depressive, but the thlng^ may be a contribution to the art of the world, which most certainly justifies Its existence. • The only feminine element is contributed by one Jean Harlowe, a blond vampire of no mean ability. This being her first screen appearance, it is difficult to say how she will register with the "fans." She is one of the "finds"—an extra Holly- ,, c ,„„„. II1B uu wood show-girl Who suddenly leaped j cp ics for awhile, into over-night fame when she i dared portray a bad girl with ruthless reality. Ben Lyon and James phasized to the point of absurdity, but the splendid work of Eleanor Boardman and John Mack Brown more than atone for the faults. The story deals with the struggles of the early pioneer women and with the Indians and the elements. It. Is surely an tinsnng chapter In the annals of the movies. An early love scene, taken against the filtering rays of ,a Setting sun against a background of meadow and woodland, is artistically and" plctorlally as lovely a "still" as we- have ever seen on the screen. We recall' thiat this picture was reproduced in one of our leading movie magazines' a few months ago as "the most.beautlfurshot of the month." Too much 1 praise cannot be given Eleanor- Boardman. In the role of the young" pioneer wife she is superb and earns a right to be classed as one of screenland's greatest actresses. In a word the entire production has a magnificent sweep and power that is breath-taking. With Fighting Caravans this week we lower the curtain' on- th-e- pioneer and their best work is done In the most trying and tense situations. M ANAGER RICE 1 just called us up to tell us that he- is .showing this week Friday and Saturday, February 27 and 28 a- brand new picture, "East Lynne".' with Ann Harding, Clive Brook' and" Conrad 1 Nagel'and Algona is the first town in the United States to see it. Now let us make ourselves' perfectly clear. This department 'is- entirely Independent in its views and we positively refuse to recommend' any picture we have not seen. We reserve the right to disagree with- Manager Rice on any and' all occasions. But we have a- "hunch" that : if you like sophisticated 1 drama,, expertly handled by a marvelous cast, you should see this-'' picture. Personally, we Wouldn't miss 'it f bribe world, but we'd- like Ann- Harding In anything. ' Mr. Burmeister's manual' trafnl'ns" boys are doing exceedingly good 1 work. Durwood Mlttag has constructed an unusually good-looking" cedar chest, and William Hlltore has- a promising one nearing completion. Getting Up Nights If Getting Up Nt&Htft Bacfcaehe.. frequent day calls,,Lasr.Daina, Nervousness, or Burning-;,cBia)to>fiiiictl:6n- al Bladder Irritation), ihi ocitt conditions, makes you feel,tJroJ,,<H>pn«8ae4 and discouraged, trwtheiGystaucTest. Works fast, starts) circulating thru the system in 15 minutes.. Pumiaed by thousands for rapid! and 1 , positive action. Don t give UR«. Try-Gystax (pronounced Siss-tex)^ today* under thft Iron-Clad Guarantee. MUafr quickly allay these conditions; improve restful sleep and euorj£r,,or otooay bade. Only 60c at ' E. W. lUSBY'S DRUG STORE CUSTOM HATCHING Until March 7, $2.50 per hundred eggs; thereafter $3 per hundred. THE KOSSUTH COUNTY HATCHERY 209 E. State St. Plione 809 Aljoda, Iowa -The- 'Dependon' Grocery j Still have some of that "Pure" Minnesota Sorghum gallons, halves, and quarts-th* finest for your waffles - *-' Come in and see our line of kippered, smoked salted or spiced fish and herring. It is a new, fresh supp^' Our "Pure Quill" coffee, tea, and spices are Sng sellers in the community and so are "Richelieu" and "Baby Stuart" groceries in general. —At— AKRE'S BEST FREE DELIVERY SERVICE IN ALGQNA S P R IN G Women's and Misses'| Headsizes Every spring fashion of , Paris and New York is among these stunning new hats of felt, felt and straw, and straw bodies of baku or panamalac! Every color that is smart for 1931 is now being shown here. '• CHRISCHILLES & HERBST Your Foundation • •T'4 i * r \« f S&. ; -! •-»•• - •^•p'^B.^v..-. • . 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