Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on March 19, 1931 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, March 19, 1931
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*AGfl TWO KOS8UTH COtiNtY APVANcB. ALQoEJA. -' -, 7 ., 7,-M : ,M -r;r' ; ."* >•/>•' <j^W" V,- Xy^f,Wf^^p-ftpf? ^b^ "'" "" ''''' " BURT WOMEN SURVIVED BY NINE CHILDREN Burt|»Mnr. 17—Funeral services for Mrs.. Qustav Bunkofske, who died at her home here last week Tuesday morning, were held at the Lutheran church last Thursday, the Hev. L. Rlchmann officiating, and Initial was In the Hurt cemetery. Mrs. Bunkofske's maiden name •was Caroline Genrlch, and she was fcorn November 5, 1867, in West Prussia. She came to the United States In 1880, and on January, IS, 1883, was married. The Bunkofskes farmed near Geneseo, 111., 14 years, after which they moved to Iowa and lived for a time near LU Verne and Whlttemore. They then bought a farm near Hurt, where they lived till 12 years ago, when they moved to Burt. Mrs. Bunkofske Is survived by her •husband, one daughter, Mrs. George Dettman, Burt, and eight sons: Albert and Herman, Burt; Fred, Blue Earth: kobert, Lakota: William, Swoa City; Edwin, Detroit; Walter. at home; and Henry, Algona. A sister, Mrs. Glabe, Geneseo, 111., a •brother, Carl Genrlch, LU Verne, and a half-sister, Mrs. Griswold, Hock Island, 111., also survive. Attend M. & n. Club Luncheon— Mrs. L. H. Schenck and Mrs. Mayme Hofius attended a one •o'clock luncheon of the Mothers and Daughters club at the Dearchs home, Alfjona. Mrs. Dearchs and the past and present officers of the club -were hostesses. Mrs. Gunn, Algeria, played, and Mrs. Free gave readings. The next meeting will be at L. XL Schenck's, Mrs. Ida Winkle, as- Bisting hostess. Woman's Club Program Given— The Woman's club met Monday evening with Mrs. W. T. Peters, Mrs. K. .1. Smith assisting hostess. The program consisted of: roll call, Famous Aviators; Daughters of the Sky, Mrs. W. T. Trainer; Winged Ocean Liners, Mrs. Geo. Carroll; Significance of the Byrd Antarctic Expedition, Lulu Hawcott; Our Air Mail Service, Mrs. R. 15. Tlmmel. Cuards Help Drought Sufferers— The Home Guards met Saturday afternoon with Maxine Schenck, Helen Moore assistant hostess. There were 16 girls and their leader, Mrs. Jus. Bewick. The girls sent $5 for drought relief. The next meet- ,ing will 'be the mite-box opening at Mrs. Bewick's, to which mothers will ibe invited. 1*. T. A. Hours Good Program— A.n excellent program was given at a P. T. A. meeting last Thursday evening: Playground Gardens, Mrs. "Wm. Weisbrod; demonstrations, Boy Scouts; paper, Mrs. .1. TO. Clifton; Food Fallacies, Mrs. P. F. Kriethe; lihythm Band, third and fourth Ijrades. Only a fair-sized crowd was present. Outlier Mullzn Hoaie Again— I-mther Meliza, who had been absent .several months, first at the hospital at Iowa City, where he was treated for rheumatism, later with relatives at Decatur, 111., returned last week Wednesday morning. . is much improved in health. He Chicago to Have the Biggest Pott Office This 'Is nn architect's drawing of the new post office building Hint Is to be built in Chicago. It'wilt be the largest In the world. Work on the structure will be under wny by April 1. Anti-Saloon Man Speaks— A good-sized crowd attended the -union meeting nt the Presbyterian church Sunday evening. The Rev. Mr. Rlchrrmrvn, Des Moines, representative of the Anti-Saloon League, jgave an excellent temperance address. T'oHtliunioHS Child Is Horn— Oliver, eight pounds, was born to Mrs. Lillian Sigler last week "Wednesday at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. H. Manus. The fcaby's father was accidentally killed fcy a live wire last July at Gary, Ind. Mrs, Macauley's body for burial. ] Mrs. Manor spent the remainder of the week at the Macauley home, returning to her own home at Tenold Sunday. Albert Stensrude and Mr. and Mrs. Irving Nelson came up from Lake Mills Sunday and visited Mrs. G. W. Patterson. Mrs. Stensrude, Mrs. Patterson's mother, who had spent a week here, returned to Lake Mills with them. Mrs. Nelson is Mrs. Patterson's sister. Charles Hanna and Gerald Battling went to Goldfield Friday evening to spend the week-end with Dick Shackelford. Mrs. Maude Hanna, Hugh McDonald, Helen Johnstone, and Katherine Elvidge drove down Sunday and fetched them home. Mrs. Josephine Sharp, who had spent the winter with her daughter, Mrs. Jas, Armstrong, Livermore, recently returned to her home here. She has rented part of her house to the B. C. Sandersons. Walter Hanna was at home from Wednesday to Friday last week, called by the death of his grandfather, Mr. Jamison, of Algona. He returned to his work at Newton Friday. The F. O. Stow and .T. G. Sewlck families visited the J. T. Grahams, near Algona, Sunday. The A. V. Larsons, Algona, visited Sunday at E. O. Chipman drove to Mason City Saturday and brought home his son Howard, attending business college there, for the week-end. Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Simonson, Elmore, visited at C. H. Schroder's Sunday. Mrs. Simonson and Mrs. Schrader are sisters. Clarence Schrader arrived Saturday from Milwaukee for several tveeks with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Schrader. William Toebben, Chicago, spent last week with his mother, Mrs. Anna Toebben. He is a railway mail clerk. The W. H. M. S. will meet Saturday afternoon at Mrs. F. O. Stow's; Mrs. D. T. Hobson, assisting hostess. Madeline White, Savannah, 111., is vieiting Alvin Kluss at the home of his sister, Mrs. Floyd Gibbons. The Legion and Auxiliary will meet in joint meeting next Wednes- lay evening at the Legion hall. Mr. and Mrs. William Boettcher, Calmar, arrived last week for a visit at J. N. Holding's. Mrs. O. G. Stow was operated upon at the Kossuth hospital Friday for appendicitis. Elmer Hodgson, Hartley, visited last week at his brother L. D. Hodgson's. Lottie Hawcott is helping at the Harry Putz home a few weeks. PRAIRIE FIRE IN SLOUGH THREATENS FARM BUILDINGS TTxmchcr Takes Enforced Vacation— Irrna Davison came home last •week Wednesday from Sioux Rapids, where she is a teacher. Her roommate had scarlet fevei-, and liaving heen exposed to it Irma was obliged to take a week's vacation. Opal Steward Grandmother Dies— Opal Steward left last Thursday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Steward, Bancroft, for Danville, 111., to attend the funeral of her grandmother. ICverett Steward, Northwood, accompanied them. Chris laonp; Boy to Hospital— Mr. and Mrs. Chris Long took their little son to Iowa City Friday for examination at the University hospital. J. N. Holding accompanied them and visited his wife, patient at the Oakdale sanitarium. An old-time prairie fire in slough rass south of Lake Mills a week ago Monday threatened damage to adjoining property before It was brought under control. It started near the town, but wind carried it away, and it covered two miles to buildings on the Sever Sonderland farm before 12 men with rakes, boards, shovels, and other Implements could put it out. 4 Prisoners Build Fence. County prisoners at Spencer have had to build a 10-ft. steel wire fence around the jail to prevent friends from approaching close to the jail and talking or passing articles to the prisoners. Kossuth county built one a number of years ago for the same purpose. WHITTEMORE TEAM VICTORS IN GIRLS TILT Whlttemore, Mar. 17 — Whittemore won in a girls' sectional bas> ketball tournament at West Bend last Thursday. Friday, and Saturday. Havolock, 34; Kodmnii, 17 — This game was played last Thursday evening at 7:30. Havelock was too fast for Rodman and won by ll;7 points. Lu Verne, 38; Ruthven, 10 — This was the second game of the tournament; played at 8:300 the same night. Lu Verne didn't have much fighting to do, Ruthven being rather slow. Ottoscn, 21; West Bend, 20 — An Ottosen-West Bend game was played Friday evening, and this was one of the most thrilling games of the tournament, because of splendid playing by both teams. Just a minute or so before the game was over, the score was 20-19 in West (Bend's favor. Then the Ottosen forward sank a basket, which made the score 31-20 in favor of Ottosen. \Vliitlcmore, 32; Plover, 22 This game started out as a walk-away for Whittemore, but in the last half Plover picked up, and the final score was 32-22 in Whittemore's favor. Lu Verne, 21; Havelock, 20 — This game was played Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock, and was a tight contest. Havelock was better than Lu Verne expected, but had poor luck at making baskets. Lu Verne W on only by a point. Whittemore, 26; Ottosen, 19 —This gam c was played at 4 o'clock Saturday afternoon, and It was close till the last quarter, when AVhittemore got up pep a nd won. In the third quarter Ottosen was seven points ahead. One of the Langerman twins, Whittemore's running center, was sent to forward with Reimers, and Behnke played running center, after which Whittemore marched to victorv. Ottosen didn't show good sportsmanship either as regarded opponents or referee. A quarrel arose just before the game was over between the referee and Ottosen's coach. Ottosen didn't seem to think the game was refereed fairly, but everyone else thought the referee honest. Whittemore, 39; LiiVerne, 21—The final game was played Saturday evening at 8 o'clock getween "Whitte more and Lu Verne, and was a run away for Whlttemore. Lu Verne made most of her points on free throws. AVhittemore had won from Lu Verne in three other games, and was just about sure of this game Two weeks ago Saturday Whitte more met Lu Verne at a county tournament at Lone Rock in the Isemi-finaJs, and Whittemore won 39-13. One of the Lu Verne girls carried a rabbit's foot, for good luck at Lone Rock, but It didn't do much good. She either had the wrong foot or the wrong kind of rabbit The Whittemore team received a trophy given by the state assocla tlon. It was presented to the captain, Esther Behnke, by the Lu Verne captain. The referee was from Orange City. The manager of the West Bend theater presented the winning team with tickets to a show. The players saw the last show at this theater Saurday everting, for on Sunday morning between 2 and 3 o'clock the theater was burned to the ground. Ostwalds Are 40 Years Wed— Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ostwald celebrated the 40th anniersary of their marriage by entertaining 60 relatives at their home last 1 -week what day? They were married March 3, 1S91, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Blerstedt, parents of Mrs. Ostwald, who lived on a farm north of town. Mr. and Mrs, Ostwald lived on a farm north of town till three years ago, when they retired and moved to Whitfemore. They are the parents of nine children, all of whom attended the reception. trie* agent, *ari' .twnpohH-y tonal- 1 man Lotts Creole offers a good field for the Aid and the branch Is ex- pee'.ed to grow and prosper. tydla Slews Is Married- Henry Wichtendahl and Lydla Slems were married Thursday, March 5, at the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. C. Slems, east of Whlt- temore, the Rev. Wm. Faulstlch officiating. The newlywede left by auto for a wedding trip to Chicago and Evarisvllle, Ind., where they Visited relatives. They will live on the Wichtendahl farm, southeast of Whlttemore. John Hecs Daughter Is Bond- Louise, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Rees, died at St. James, Minn., last week Sunday, and funeral services were held last week Wednesday at the Catholic church, St. James. She was a cousin of Mrs. Jos. Meurer and John Laubenthal. The Laubenthale, Mrs. Meurer, the latter's son Luclan, the Peter Kol- lasches, and George Koejin attended the funeral. Albert 1'otrntz Quits Farming— . The Albert Potratz family • has moved from the farm near Lotts Creek to the house on the Mrs. Bast farm, north of Whlttemore. Mr. Potratz has given up farming. Next summer the Potratzes will make a motor trip to Canada and may decide to locate there if the climate Improves Mr. Potratz's health. day atterrioon 'at th* Win «ehc»» by jttrttof. Stnieckcrs lletlre from Farm— The Fred Strueckers have moved to Whlttemore, and the Walter Struecke'rs have moved to the farm, south of town, Walter being.a son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Struecker. The latter the living with Mrs. A. Drews, Mrs. Struecker's mother, Janitor Treats B. It. Teams— Supt. F. J. Rochford, coach of the local girls' basketball team, Mary D. Schiltz chaperon, the team, and the subs were treated to Ice cream Mon- Adoiph tntheran Choi* fluns flut— the St. Pa.ul'8 Evangelical Lutheran choir has chosen a, flay to be given after Lent. Teacher H. W. Behnke, leader, Is doing the coaching. The- play IB, "Think It Over," Esther Brnatz Sick, In Becl— The Robert Braatz daughter IBs- thei;, who Is staying at . her uncle Louis Braatz's has been confined to bed with a gathering in her head. Her father Is at San Francisco, Tcncher nt Ma'yo HoSpHnl— Frank Weisbrod, Emmetsburg, who had been a patient at the Me- Craery hospital, left last week Wednesday for Rochester to enter the Mayo hospital. B. B. Tennis" Pictures Taken— Last Thursday forenoon the boys and girls' basketball teams had pictures taken In the school gym by a Mr. Ronald, (^f Fort Dodge. Other Whittemore. Hilda Potratz gave a surprise party for Mrs. John Maahs last Thursday evening, the occasion be Ing the' honoree's birthday. Five hundred was played, and Edna Schultz won high for the women, Esther Potratz low, and Albert Potratz won high for the men, Victor Dan, low. Lunch was served. The George Schultzes, Mrs. Henry Kuecker, her son Erwln and daugh ter Lillian drove to Fort Dodge Saturday to' visit Mrs. Emma Phillip, sister of Mrs. Kuecker. Mrs. Jos. Walters and daughter Geneva spent last week Tuesday eve- nlng at the Leo Walters home, Algona. Leo is a son of Mrs, Jos. •Walters. ,• A hamburger shop to be opened In the Higglns building Is being re modeled and redecorated. This was foi merly the AVhittemore State bank. F. H. Schultz, Garner, visited Whlttemore relatives and looked after-local business matters last week dftuKhtet-'ot fiells, recently Md-aft tke tot , appendicitis at the Mctirtsery hbs- pltal, and was abfe to go home Sunday. A boy wag born to Mr. and Mi-fl. Albert H. Meyer at the home of Mrs. Meyer's parents, b*rt*. Jacob , fat week Monda *11« Mmovad, but she was sent home Jos. Meurer Sr. Tuesda'y and till Meurer Jr.'.s, Wesley AFTER the long, keenl Dnrham- Duplex Blades are toted with Extra Precaution thru out manufacturing t ess(with examinations at t stage) they're 98% perfect then each blade must pass a strict Hair Test and a i sight test by skilled < This extra precaution is t not to discover the blades, but to insure against the other 2%. That'«whyl2,000,000menjo!n, declaring these wonderful ] Duplex Blades 100% perfect/ At All Leading Dealt* URHAM Lutheran Aid Branch Organized— Last week Tuesday at 8 p. m. the Lotts Creek members of the Aid] association for Lutherans organized i local branch at the Lutheran ichool hall, Lotts Creek. There was a large attendance, and Arthur Rusch was elected president; Arthur Zumach, vice president; William Furstenau, secretary-treasurer. Arthur Heidenwkh, of Whittemore, dis- STRAND Fort Dodge One Week Starting SATURDAY, MARCH 21 CHARLIE CHAPLIN IN 'City Lights' ; The Latest and Best ; Picture of the World's ; Foremost ; COMEDIAN St. Pat's Day Party Planned— The Lutheran Young People's society will hold a St. Patrick's day party in 'the church basement this week Tuesday evening. The society at 'Whittemore haa been invited to attend, Pastor's Daughter Nine; Party— Ethel Mae A ten celebrated her ninth birthday last week Monday by entertaining the third and fourth grades at a party at her home after KChool. Farm Bureau Meeting postponed— A Farm Bureau meeting which •was to have been held at F. L. Ryerson's Friday has been postponed till a week from Friday evening. Whole HornesB Family Sick— Mr. and Mrs. N. I. Morness and their daughters Margaret and Doris have been sick with Intestinal flu lor several days. Volentine Birthday Observed A group of young people surprised Nelda Volentine Friday evening by eoing to her home to help her celebrate a birthday. Florence Stow to I. S. T. C^Florence Stow left last week "Wednesday evening for Cedar Falls •where she entered the State Teachers college. Benton Thaves Observes Birthday— Denton Thaves celebrated his sixteenth birthday last week Monday evening- by entertaining 16 schoolmates. Other Bart Paul MacAuley Mrs. Paul Manor and Arlene Steward returned las •week Wednesday from Menomlnee Via., where they had taken the late Get Your Plows Ready— Spring work Is just around the corner. We sharpen and polish them. Give us tim« for a good job. Iron for All Needs Remember that when you need a bit of iron we have it and can put it into whatever shape you want. HARD WOODS We have them for all purposes and can fit you out with exactly what yon want. Thorpe WOOD AND IHON WORKS Old Dray Shop Stand Finance THE BUILDING OF YOUR HOME THROUGH THE ALGONA BUILDING & LOAN ASS'N You can save regularly toward the building of your home by exchanging your spare money for stock in the Algona Building and Loan Association. We pay 7 per cent on your running stock and your investment is safe. When you are ready to build, the Algona Building & Loan Association will finance your home for you. ALGONA BUILDING & LOAN ASSOCIATION J07 W. State Street A. L. Cunningham, Secretary. The Most Sensational Price Reductions Ever Offered BARGAIN FESTIVAL, SURPASSING EVERY MERCHANDISE TRADITION Prices that Demand Attention _ '_ • Every Dollar's Worth of Merchandise we own is priced for quick action. The development of public confidence in business is a vital factor. Its success depends upon the integrity and reliability of a firm. Building confidence is laying the foundation of lasting prosperity. It has been our determination since the inception of this business years ago to build confidence through giving incomparable values. PRICED AWAY BELOW! USUAL Dresses Here is a wonderful selection of dresses, all of the season's very latest styles, every color and combination of colors that, are new, every feature that is wanted. Regular value up to $10.75 • Sale price WONDERFUL VALUES IN EASTER HATS New Easter Hats New Easter Hats LADIES' HATS Every Spring fashion of Paris and New,York is among these stunning new hats, all of the very latest styles SALE PRICE SALE PRICE $2.88 $5.98 I $1.88 LADIES' SWEATERS Nothing develops and stimulates confidence like giving the _| public more than they anticipate, and this is a real value, all late styles and a hundred per cent wool; regular values up to $6.50. SALE BLOOMERS The low prices quoted in this sale will be a direct help to those who take advantage of this opportunity. Large assortment of ladies' fine quality | bloomers and all of the latest shades to choose from. SALE PRICE Amazing Values in the Newest Coat & Dress Fashions Looking Your Best Easter Day Costs So Little Here DRESSES Frocks for Street, Business, Afternoon, and Party Wear. | All of the season's very latest styles an here now for your selerHnn «-,i , ery price Is cut to rock bottom during this sale. selection, and GROUP 1 I ' GB OUP2 Regular values to $14.75 I Regular values to $18.75 $8.98 I SI 0.98 I New Easter Coats in Dress or Sport Styh COATS GROUP 3 Regular values to- $25,00 $13.98 les. GROUP 1 Regular values to $17.00 $9.98 8 WINTER COATS Pur trimmed. Formerly $19.75 to $29.75 SAI^E PRICE $5.98 All winter velvet and silk hats 69c GROUP 2 Regular values to $19,50 $12.98 -ravta GROUP S Regular values to $25.75 $15.98 ONE RACK OP SILK DRESSES Plain and prints. Long .and short sleeves Formerly priced at $10.75 & 16 75 SALE PRICE $2.98 ONE) BACK OF ASSORTED SKIRTS Silk and Wool Dreue* Prints and plain. Short and long sleeves. While they last at 69c TO $1.89 The tart Few Day, of thi. Safe Will W the Bigg^t and frrt of : M| WEISS & SORSTEDT ALGONA

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