Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on March 19, 1931 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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PAGE FOUR S,C, FATHERS SONS ANNUAL BANQUET HELD Swea City, Mar. 17—The annua Methodist Father and Son banque took place last Thursday night In the church basement, and 125 fath ere and sons were served. The Rev B. L. Weaver was toastmaster. Th corn song was sung, and a toast It's Great to Work Together, was given by' Frank Thomson, after which-Sidney Hutchinson spoke on It's Great to Be Prepared. S. V Carter then gave a reading and ,the orchestra played, after which J. E Young spoke on Could I Be Reelected? Merlin Larson then talked on Would I Re-elect Him? A piano Bolo was played by Errol Young and the.Grant quartet sang, after which The Making of a Man.wae discussed by Fred MIehe and When Dad Was Toung, by Harold Evans. A reading was -given' by Glfford Smith, and a toast, Men of Tomorrow, by A. G. Reck. When I Am a Man was discussed by Raymond Plcht, and a Friendship song' was sung, which closed the program. This was the largest attended 'banquet of Its kind ever held here. Frakes Couple 50 Years \Vert— Mr. and Mrs. J. 'B. Frakps observed their 65th. wedding anniversary at • their home last week Wednesday evening, but because of the advanced years of the couple and the illness of Mrs. Frakes the event was quietly observed. R. V. Frakes, Hector, Minn., his son James, Mr. and Mrs. John Frakrs, Ida Grove, and Mr. and Mrs. S. O. Eckholrn were at the home. Mr. and Mrs. Frakes have spent most of their married life in or near Swea City. Mr. Frakes Is a veteran of the Civil war who enlisted at Webster City. Get Paving Contract— McLaughlln & Son, a contracting flrrh at Des Moines, have secured the contract trf pave 30 miles of No. 9 In Kossuth and Emmet counties as far; as Esthervllle. They will do the work for ?1;64 a square yard. Rep- resentativds-'of the company were here a few days .ago to • look up the water situation. The water in dredge ditches is low, and Mayor Dye felt that It would be'too risky for the town to try" to supply the water. Boy Scouts Are Reorgani/ed-l- The boy.scouts have reorganized, and now have 21 niembers and three patrols, with the Rev. Mr. Siemans •s leader. For a camping trip they plan to go to the Area park at Fort Dodge. They also plan to attend an annual "round up" at Fort Dodge thea first, Saturday 1 in June. To the four Boy Scout's who do the best work will be awarded a free camp- Ing; trip tt> 2,000 miles in Wisconsin, Canada, and Minnesota. There are 14 boy* and girls In the class, seven of each." Supt. Hugh B. pupils - to Logan -accompanied- the Britt. Grant Dourte Quits Fartnlng— Grant Dourte held a closing out sale Saturday afternoon at his farm at the southeast edge of town. He has rented the land to the Van Alstyne brothers. Other Swea City. Mrs. Louis Eckholm went to Armstrong a few days ago to help care for her new granddaughter, born to Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Eckholm. Mr. and Mrs. T. F. Johnson went to Fairmont Friday. Mrs. Johnson 1s taking treatment at the Falrmojit clinic and hospital. To Mr. and Mrs. Hnrold Carr a daughter was born last week Tuesday night. A name has not yet been picked. Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Toff are parents of a daughter, born Friday night The child has been named Marjorle Anne. taken to Hubbard, and s*fvice* And burial wore held thirfe Friday'. Y ' H. 1>.' MussnWnUp iiitath— ' Mayor H. D. Mussrhah, who lias been sick for the past two weeks, was repbrted as being' able to be out of bed Sunday for the first time since he was taken sick. 35 Attend Methodist Aid- Mrs. H. H. Murray and Mrs. Rich ard- Mussman were hostesses to the Methodist Aid last week Wednesday, with 35 women In attendance. Other Lnkotn. The George >Mussmans RIcovllIe, Friday to visit George's went to Co-np Oil Company to Meet— This week Friday afternoon the •new Cooperative Oil company will •meet at the Legion hall. Thirteen hundred invitations to attend have been sent out. 'J'he organization Is headed by William•-.. Poole. Myron- Johnson, and O..L. .Thoreson, It will build no oil station, but will have a bulk station, and one or two"'Jloca'l dealers will handle the product. ' A tank wagon will also serve customers. Legion Carnival Draws Crowd— A Legion carnival last week Wednesday night drew a large attendance from both the community and surrounding towns. Concessions were well patronized : and a good many people took home useful things which they bought. A dance began at 9:30 and' continued till 1 a. m. The Legionhaires cleared $80. Close School Election Battle— The annual school board election held at the schoolhouse last week Monday, and Emil Larson and O. S. Pehrson were elected. This was one of the quietest elections ever held here. Mr. Larson and his opponent, D. W. Fults, ran neck and neck, Larson receiving 111 votes to 109 for Fults. Peculiar Accident starts Fire- Last week Wednesday night fire broke out at Frank Trevett's while the family was at the Legion carnival. The blaze was caused by defective wiring. An electric light bulb above the bed was burning, and it exploded, setting fire'to'"a'-- tissue lampshade which dropped on the bed -and ignited the bedclothes. Nothing was serious!}' damaged. Sub-District r>eola m Hold— A .sub-district, (Jeclarpatory .conteet was held here'last'Thursday night in the school auditorium, and Algona's contestants, Donald H,utch- tns,' oratorical, and Helen Jim-row, dramatics, won first, while August Krause, Fenton, won first in humor- oue. Swea City's contestant;, Lois James, won second In dramatics. Algona won the county cup. Cardinals Beat. House of David— The Swea City Cardinals defeated a. House of David team for the second time this season on the Leclyard floor, 4C-41, one evening last week. "With only five minutes left and the H. of D. team ahead 38-30,"the Cardinals staged a lightning comeback and netted 16 points. Ex-S. C. Boy Coaching Rudd— Swea City fans are watching Rudd's basketball team, which la playing In a state basketball tourney. The team is coached by a former Swea City boy, Milton Hoicomb. Mallard, Swea City's foe, is one of 10 teams competing In the tourney. "Anti-Saloon Secretary Speaks— The Rev. O. G. Orcutt, field secretary of the Anti-Saloon League, epoke at the Methodist church Sunday niorning on prohibition and the 18th amendment. He also spoke at the Grant Center community church. Change at the Meat Market— Ole Seylor has sold-his half Interest In the Burt-Seylor butcher shop to his partner, Jerome Burt, and Mr. Burt is now running It with the help of Earl Nagel. • Mr. Seylor Is Undecided what to do: Supervisor's wife to .California— Mrs. P. J. Heiken left last week Tuesday for California to visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Hatch, who are • both in poor health. The Hatches are former residents of both Bwea City and Algona. Seniors Have Pictures Taken— The H. S. seniors went to Britt Monday to have pictures taken. TWO TWPS, IN FJ.MEETAT LAKOTACHURCH Lakota, Mar. 17 — The Joint Farm Bureau meeting of Ledyard and rincoln townships was attended by 100 Friday evening at the Methodist ihurch. The program consisted of oinmunity singing, report "on the state convention, Mrs. J. H. War- nirton; achievement day, Muriel Body, H. D. A.; talk on weed eracli- mtlon, Archie HuWhison, Algona; •eport of the state convention, My•on Johnson, Swea City, Kossuth :ounty delegate. Mr. Johnson said that In spite of he financial depression, the 2000 to 500 farm men and women attend- ng the convention seemed to be a lappy bunch and the convention vas considered the best yet. Mr. Hutchison warned against the sow hlstlo for it is much harder to trad- cate than the Canadian thistle. Mrs. rlenry Patterson and Mrs. Dave Patterson, Lincoln township delegates to Ames, and Mrs. Lou Nltz, delegate from Ledyard township, sang stunt songs learned at Ames, in which the audience was asked to help. The Isenberg-Link quartet from Grant township was invited to sing, but Mr. Link was unable to come because of sickness, but the three Isenberg • brothers gave splendid music. Henry Patterson, president of Lincoln, presided at the meeting. George winter is president of Ledyard. After the program lunch was served in the church dining room. Anti-Saloon Worker Speaks— H. D. Richmond, of the Anti-Saloon Leaguo spoke at the Methodist church Sunday morning on the text, "For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. "Mr. Richmond said, "You can't take the church out of politics. It took 70 years of hard, uphill work to'get the 18th amendment, and it may take 70 yoars more to get it enforced. Five multi-millionaires of sister and family, the Kemps. They returned Sunday bringing Mrs. Kemp with them, and ^he will visit her parents for a few days and Vielp care for her father, H. D. Mussman. Pete Bruer, Leona Meyer, Julia Lolsveld and Wade Ball came home lust week Wednesday afternoon from their Missouri visit. They had ex- poctcd to be home Sunday, but snow- blocked roads delayed their return, The Jake Rlslus and the Joe RIs- SUB .were visitors at the C. J. Rip- pnntrops last \y<M3k Sunday. The women are daughters of the Rlppen- trops. Claus St^nhard, son of John St'eenhard Fr.. who left the farm two years ago b"<i-Mise of poor health, has been 111 in Vd for sevnn weeks. Mesdames Et!i"' Smith, .\nna Clemans and Mary Burner, of Lakota, were drawn as petit Jurors for the March term of court. Mrs. A. J, Smith came home last week Wednesday aftor a week or more with a daughter at Montgomery. Frank Koppen, Algona, was a business visitor at the Otto Koppen's last Thursday. AUXIUARHT LR, GIVES A BENEFIT PARTY Lone Rock, March 17 — The Legion Auxiliary met at the home of Mrs. I. W. Newbrough last week Wednesday, with nine members and two visitors in attendance. It was voted to send 50c towards national defense and a dollar towards recreation funds. A report was given on a county meeting at Wesley, and .unch was served by the hostess. The Auxiliary gave a benefit card party last week Monday night. There were seven tables of bridge and three tables of 500. Mre. Alfred Krueger and Glen Sharp won the high bridge score; Pauline Lewis and Coach Manus, the low. At 500 Mrs. C. M. Gross, and James Ackerman won the high scores; Meta Andreson and Charles Shlck, the low. William Budding won a door prize. iunch was served. the east, last million dollars year gave one to fight the half 18th amendment, and (10 million dollars more came from France last year for the same purpose." Mr. Richmond spoke at Ledyard Sunday also and was a dinner guest of the Rev. Mr. Johnson. Mrs. Tena Abbas Is Dead— Mrs. Tena Abbas, Buffalo Center, died at her home last week Monday morning. She had been sick for nine weeks with dropsy and complications and Sunday bronlcal pneumonia developed causing her death. She was -61. years old. Tressie jease was born in Germany and was married there to Walter Boeckholt, and 12 children were born. Her husband died and she was married to Mr. Abbas in 1917 at Buffalo Center, where they have made their home for five years. Funeral services were held at the Baptist church and interment made in Maple Hill'cemetery in Lakota. Mrs. Abbas was-the mother of Mrs. Ed.-Abbas, of Lakota. Eight Attend Korean Party— Lakota's Epworth League was Invited to a Korean party given by the • Buffalo Center League Friday night, and Emory and Loralne Smith, Sylvia and Orville Koppen August)* and Karl Bobo, Dale Estle, and' Bob Clemens attended. Games were played seated on the floor, and refreshments consisting of fruit punch, wafers and oranges, were served at tables-only a few inches high, the guests seated on the floor. New Sclioolliouse is Voted_i Lakota voted 169 to 38 in- favor of a new school building last week Monday. It is understood that the Winter property block where the located on schoolhouse the stands, will be'sold and the house moved, thus giving the entire block to the new school building and grounds. W. E. Ley was electe'.l director ;n succeed Ed Underdahl, and Peter Hans was re-elected trea- LaUotim's Sister is Low Mrs. Harry Moe and children left last week for Spokane, Wash., in response to a message stating her sister was falling rapidly. Mr. Moe, who is a brakeman on the C. R. & p. railroad to Iowa Falls, may go later. Mrs. Moe spent December and January caring for her sister, but came home early in February for a rest. Nine Contestants in Declam— The sub-district declamatory contest was held at Swea City last Thursday evening. Nine contestants from Algona, Burt, Fenton, Whittemore, Ledyard, Swea City, a nd Lakota participated. Bill Clemens, Lakota, in the oratorical class, won second place and Norman Frerking in the dramatic won third. Mrs. Gus Koppen's Mother HI— Mrs. Gust Koppen received a message from Wisconsin Friday morning saying her mother, Mrs, Shannon, was seriously ill, and fihe- and Mr. Koppen left early Saturday morning. Gust's father and mother, the Peter Koppens, are at the farm helping care for things during theh absence. Pastor at Ledyard Funeral— The Rev. Mr. Johnson assisted with the funeral services of the Rev. Mr. Dammann at Ledyard. last Thursday afternoon. The body'was Hurlburt-Thompson Cars Crash— The Alton Hurlburt and Russell Thompson cars collided on the Soderberg hill Saturday morning. Mr. Hurlburt wae on his way home from Bancroft. The men were coming up :he hill from opposite directions. The Thompson, car swung out sharply to miss the other one, but Its rear end hooked a wheel on the Hurlburt car, which swung into the ditch, where it rolled over twice. The car was wrecked, but Mr. Hurlburt was not Injured. lack Quinn Son Loses Eye— diet Alme, Mrs. Jack Quinn, and :he latter's two sons drove to Fort Dodge Saturday to consult an eye specialist about one of the boys, who had an eye pierced eome time ago by scissors In an accident. It was found necessary to have the eye •emoved to save the other eye, and Sunday the Quinns took him to Iowa City, where the operation was performed Monday. Attends Produce Dealers' Meet— Frederick Schultz was at Des Moines part of last week, representing the third district in a state convention of the Produce Dealers association. The state is divided Into 31 districts, and all but four were represented. Mr. Schultz is secretary-treasurer of this district, which Includes Palo Alto, Emmet, and Kossuth county. Beryl Sanders Birthday Observed— The Otis Sanders family entertained at Sunday dinner in honor of their daughter Beryl's birthday: Mr. and Mrs. William Sanders, Swea City; Mrs. Claus Helmke, Renwlck, and her daughter Eva; and Miss Ordway, of Hardy. Mrs. Cotton Home from Rochester— Mrs. N. L. Cotton and 1 Mrs. W. J. Cotton cahie home Saturday from Rochester, where the former went through the Mayo clinic. Cash prize is Awarded— Lawrence Rath and Harold given week Schmidt received $5 in gold away at a local : event last Wednesday. : Other Lone Rock. Pearl Thompson and a brother/of Alexander, was here over the weekend,- and Miss Thompson made application to teach the primary room next year, now taught by Evelyn Thompson. Mrs. G. A. Sharp and her son Delbert drove to Council Bluffs last week Wednesday to get the former's daughter, Mrh. Ollie Tyler, and her son Wayne. They came home Friday. Depot Agent A. D. Ulmer was a. business caller at Eagle Grove last week Tuesday, and Howard Stephens, Goldfield, was relief agent. The Sewing club met with Mrs. Ida Schultz last Thursday, and ne?t week Wednesday Mrs. John Rath will entertain. Maxine Kearns, Sioux City, spent the week-end at 'the Frank Flalg and Mrs. E. M. Hawks homes. Rose Krause, of Ayrshire, was an over-Sunday visitor at the William Krause home. Mrs. John Rath,- Lawrence, and Neva spent Sunday with the Henry Raths, Curlew. Mrs. Jack Quinn'$ v ..aunt, Taille Derby, Muscatlne, najjif.bsen visiting here. • :. John Kyler went to Chicago Sat- urdajn night with a car of stock. Lp'fl. Roderick was a business visitor at Des Moines Friday. Rftiph Prlebe Is driving .a new Pontiac coach. • ••>. ADVERTISING IN THE ADVANCE goes Into more than 3000 homes. No other Kossuth paper can give the service r anywhere near 45tf REV, DAMMANN; 72, PASTOR AT LED YARD, DIES Ledyard,. Mar. 17—bast 'week Tuesday morning at 1:30 the Ledyard German Evangelical pastor, the' Rev. Martin John'Dammann, died at a hospital at Fairmont, where he had been a patient since January 10. On January 20 he underwent a major operation, followed by a second one a week later. Following this hemorrhage of a brain vessel caused him to lapse into coma, from which he rallied at times, but never fully recovered. He grew weaker from day to day, and death was peaceful. The Rev. Mr. Dammann was born at Freeport, 111., April 20, 1859, and was nearly 72 at death. His parents later moved to Iowa, and the family was at Muscatlne for a short time,, after which a change was made to Newton. There young Martin went through the public schools arid'.received religious instruction in a Sunday school and confirmation School, and was confirmed in an evangelical church near Newton. First Charge Near Chicago. After confirmation he attended the Elmhurst preparatory college at Elmhurst, 111., and in 1880 entered a theological seminary at Marthasville. In 1885 he was graduated from the Eden theological seminary and was ordained as pastor in the Evangelical Synod of North America. His first charge was in Cook county, 111., near Chicago. On October 29, 18S5, Mr. ' Dammann was married to Elizabeth Wisemann, of Newton, who died four years ago, after a happy marriage of 42 years. Two children, a son and daughter, were born. The daughter, Elsie, died at 14, and the son, Arthur, at 27. Retires After 39 Years. In 1889 Mr. Dammann accepted a call to a pastorate at Hubbard, where he served IS years. There he organized an evangelical congregation. Then he accepted a call to Sutler, 111., where he remained four years. In 1902 he went to Le Mars, where he served 14 years, after which he went to Marshalltown. After 39 years in the ministry Mr. Dammann retired because of the sickness'of his wife, and moved to Hubbard, where he bought a home. He was still too ambitious to remain idle, so he helped out at Buckeye and Alden. After Mrs. Damman's death he consented to come to Ledyard, and so moved here in the spring of 1928, and was a real shepherd to his congregation, loved by everybody. , -- ; Funeral Services Held Here. Mr. Dammann left two sisters, Mrs. Max Leine, State Center, and Mrs. Ernest Toedt, Baxter, also a brother Carl, State Center. Two brothers-in-law, six nephews, and 20 nieces also survive. Mrs. Elmer Carney,i Fairmont, a niece, was with him much of the time while he was In the hospital. Funeral services were held at the Carney home and at the church here last Thursday. The Rev. Mr. Stock, Fairmont, preached the funeral service, and the Rev. F. O. Johnson, of the local Methodist church, spoke in memorlam and read an obituary to people unable to get Into the other church. The Messrs. Herzog, Kramers- meier, August "Gelhaus, Neuenfeldt, Simmonsmier, and Knoner were pallbearers. The body laid in 'state while relatives and others had lunch before taking it to Hubbard. ' Services at Old Home. The Rev. Mr. Bark, of Hampton, led the procession to Hubbard, and funeral services were held there Friday. The Rev. Mr. Seiboldt, of Ackley, preached the funeral service before 600 people. Burial was made beeide the graves of the wife and children. . Persons from here who went, to Hubbard were Mr. and Mrs. Kram- ersmeier, Mr. and Mrs. Simmons- mier, George Hagge, Mr. and Mrs. August Gelhaus, Mrs. Paul Gelhaus, Mrs. Frieda Busch, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Busch and Alfred, Mr. and Mrs. Knoner, Herzog and Brand, Mrs. Wiese, Mrs. Frank Deim, and Anita Gelhaus. Club plans a Bake Sale— The Federated club met last week Tuesday with Mrs. Blanche Jenks, and voted to hold a bake sale this week Saturday and to reopen the will' fife with Mrs.' 'Alfred Schult*. GIHs Lose In ft B. Tottrney— The girls' basketball team went to Bancroft Friday and played in « Sectional tournament. The team played Armstrong and was defeated, 28-14. The locals played' a good gnhie, but were unablu to connect with the bftfiket. , Two School Directors NiMn«A— At the school election last week Monday J. T. Welfare was reelected for two years and Leon Worden was reelected for three years In place of Edward Looft. Schoolmaster* ' Club In s Meet— The county Schoolmaster club was entertained at Swea City last Thursday at 6:30 dinner, and V. A. Barrett and Harold Oranner, of here, attended. Supply Pastor Frenches Here— The Evangelical minister from near Granada, Minn., preached at the local church Sunday, and will supply till a permanent minister ,1s chosen. " Teachers to Attend .Convention— There will be no School this week Friday. The teachers will attend a North Central Iowa teachers convention at Mason City. Other Leflynrd. The Marquis Lindseys, of Texas, spent Sunday with Marquis's mother, Mrs. Jesse O'Keefe. They had been at Fenton for several weeks. Marquis is helping an uncle with painting. Jantes Logan went to Swea City to speak in a district declamatory contest last Thursday. He gave Hans's Visit to New York and placed third. • Mrs. Robert Curtis returned from Iowa City Friday, but entered the Algona hospital Mondny to undergo an operation sometime this week. Samuel Welfares, son Willie, and the latter's wife, all of East Chain, Minn., visited at J. T, Welfare's Friday. ' Mrs. Mary Poppy is in poor health, Mrs. Ella Gelhaus, "helped care for her several days last week. Marjorie Matzener spent the week-end with her uncle, Earl Jenks, Blue Earth. ' " ' The Sewing Circle met with Mrs'. Stephenson last week Monday night. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Link and'Betty Louise were at Forest City Sunday. Four Corners The Four Corner Mothers and Daughters club will meet this week Thursday 'with Mrs. Chester Robinson, and roll call will be answered with Irish jokes. Irene Walker spent last week at Roy Lowman's, helping'them move to the home of Roy's father, Lewis Lowman Sr. Mildred Robinson came, home one day last week, after several months near Spirit Lake, where she was do. ing housework. Clara Schultz entertained the Larkin club Friday afternoon. The Archie walkers and Mrs. Edith Rich spent last Thursday at Mrs. Herman Lindeman's, Dakota^ City. Mrs. Llndeman was formerly Elsie Drayton. The John Riches have installed an electric light plant. There was no school Monday In f he Union district No. -6- (Arthur Cr.uickshank) schoolhouse because of the funeral. of the teacher Mrs. E. A. Genrlch's grandmother. Feed Grinding ' ' ~° «t jronr fawn Why bother" hauling feed back and forth to town, when we grind your oats, corn, etc. right at your farm, at lowest prices. We bring our oig "Silver" mill out any time you say, no milcij'. charge, no job too large or small. ..-itlitao tion susranteed. Think o: .he work you save I .Phono us (we pay for the Poj^aMe: MUUnr; Co. ALGONA, PHONE .47 WHITTEMOBE, FH01TE 60 OR.T ALGONA, NW1 Easter Special on Naivette Permanent s Starting March 23 and lastf&g/c using the same kind of pads a " " my $7.50 permanents and this .„ . WVIW supplies, but the best money can buy "This P r Vr e , in p 3ludes shampoo, hair cut, and finger Satisfaction guarantee^. - a ^ M - - ? - —- *" s • month I am used ! PHONE 44 J 7 B**' LONE BOCK ays Algona Ice Cream & Candy Factory** Ice-MakingBPi ant Some weeks ago the Physics and Chemistry classes of the Al EO n a 1,111 school visited our plant to study our methods of refrigeration, partial T our ice-making plant. Our factory offered a $5 prize to the student v y would write the best account of the visit, and dollar prizes were offer*/r the six students who wrote the next best accounts, The essays ha-- • "' written and judged, and the two best essays below were picked for tion in this advertisement. First Prize Essay Second Prize Ess Algona'g Artificial lee-Making Plant By Hazel Keeling. I wonder Just how many people In Algona | know how the ice they use Is made. Several j weeks ago the Physics class had the opportunity j of visiting the ice plant and discovering -how the j fundamental principle behind the manufactur- i ing of artificial Ice is carried on. Thl8_maklng i of artificial tee Is an.appllcatlon of the principle j that when certain liquids change to a vapor or j gas heat Is drawn- from surrounding objects, j thus reducing their temperature. i Compressed air from a large tank just inside ! the door Is used to start the large Diesel engine, j which is used to run the plant. Ammonia gas I is used In the plant because of Its low boiling i point (34"C), and because it has a high heat of | vaporization or it takes a large number of cal- I cries of heat to change the liquid ammonia back j to a gae, and therefore absorbs a large amount ! of heat before it changes back to a gas. ! The gas is compressed by pistons which are ! operated by the power produced by the engine, i The ammonia is still in the form of -a gas when I It leaves the compressor, but It is very hot be! cause of heat taken up during 'the process of ex| panslon. The hot ammonia gas runs through a ! . system or coil of pipes. In the inner pipe Is cold j.' 'water and in the outer pipe the gas. By this I method of having, the cold water running | 'through a small' pipe inside the large the am! monla gives off heat not only to the water but ! to the air outside as well. As the gas gradually I liquifies it trickles down into a large tank at the I bottom of the colls. j The liquid ammonia is then forced under enor- ! . moiis pressure through a small pipe along the | ceiling over to the opposite end of the room I where it enters an expansion valve. Here the I I pressure is reduced and the liquid enters anoth- | ' er pipe which passes back and forth through the | brine tank containing cans of fresh water which ! are to be frozen Into ice. .-.-In this pipe the am! monla expands Into a gas, .the heat required for ! this process being absorbed from the brine ! which ler'then able to absorb more heat from the i cans of fresh water. ! When the ammonia has gone through the en- j tire tank it is led away through a much larger | pipe because the ammonia gas has a larger vol- j ume. | The part-gas part-liquid ammonia, is then j piped, through the ice storage room so that Its 1 power to still absorb a little more heat may not j be wasted. The ammonia gas Is then drawn I back to the compressor which acts as a pump, I forcing the liquid, which has been compressed, ! through the pipes, and then drawing it back to ! be compressed again 'after it has gone through I the system. i One-third of the total number of cans of Ice are emptied and refilled with fresh water every twelve hours. The water In these cans is kept in continual motion. Pipes of compressed air run to and fro between the cans with connecting pipes to each can. This compressed air . keeps ^the water in constant motion so that only the pure water freezes and that containing the mineral matter, which has come out of the solution, stays in. the center. When almost all the water is frozen the mineral water is drawn off and fresh water let In. This fresh water has a small per cent of mineral matter in it— but only a small per cent. This Is why the center of the block of ice Is opaque. The blocks of Ice are completely frozen in thirty-six hours. ..The cans containing the ice are then taken from the tank of, brine and placed in a trough I >vhere. warm water is run over the cans until the cake of ice slides out; The cakes of ice are then put in the storage room for future use : Ammonia liquid piped from the tank of am- I monia under the coils enters an expansion valve ! just outside the door of the. storage room The ! liquid then circulates through a system of pipes i in the storage room under reduced pressure and ; when it has absorbed a sufficient amount of i heat It Is drawn back to the compressor | From the ice plant we next go to the main 1 building .where the ice cream is made, in the ! basement of this building is another smaller . ammonia plant. The only difference between , this one and the one In the ice plant Is that this | small one is run by a small electric motor In j place of a Diesel engine. ! The ammonia is compressed by pistons' In the | -compression chamber. The- hot ammonia gae I ' passes through an oil trap on its way to the | cooling coil. The- purpose of this oil trap is to j catch all oil that may have vaporized during the j compression of the ammonia. If the oil were j allowed to go on into the pipes, they would be- I come corroded' and thus lower the efficiency of i the plant, . | TJie ammonia gas la piped through the cooling | coll and gradually liquifies as it did in the other j piai)t. ,.*'.; , The yjater used in the cooling coll l s 6U pplled from a large tank. The hot water coming back from the cooling coil is piped to the cooling tow- th,. n °, n H 4, t0 ? ° f the bulldlng and is -Prayed through, tt« air, cooled, and returned to the tank Some of 'the liquid ammonia is piped to the whl h "™ V * here " ls "«* to c °°l the crekm which is to be made Into ice cream The Ice cream Is made into bricks and packed Th P « P % rif 65 "^" 8 Whlle ll is 6tlU r * th « so"?* K ^ lc H a - and cans are put in a room called the hardening -Tp 9 m. Liquid ammonia S from the basement is used in cooling the room The Ice cream hardens as the heat is absorbed ., A.va :ur t tj The, Algoim lee Cream * Cnndj , By GenerlcTe A. Hnrt«| loru ' "The Algona High School physics it,,** < J 'l a tour of inspection through the "Ai* 8 ' 6 *I Cream and Candy Factory" a short- *« found It to be one of the most modern up-to-date plants of Us kind In the \ In studying the mechanical opci-mL , -. machinery It waa found that tfo ° m °'* used; one for the manufacture of nrtiVfT Mf and the other, for the making of l ce cream »' systems are appllcatlone of the nr | nc ,7' ^ when certain liquids change to a van™ ^ heat is drawn from the surround nc 1* thus .reducing their temperatures bJm V Ammonia, because of the low ten which It is converted into a gas (3 4 - c , refrigerating agent used in the local titan t gas Is'compressed by a large compressor i, liquid known as hydrous ammonia and,, Into a double system of colled pipes heat of compression la absorbed by the cold er and the atmosphere. Since the nines <™n'' ing the cold water f| t inside of the 2 "' pipes, the cooling effect Is greater than u^,, be possible ,ln a plant where cold water .1! flowed .over the ammonia pipes, for in th. if ' gona factory, both a larger surface area nf ..'•' monla is exposed.to give off heat, nnd a Ll- abaorblng area Is present to take cure of tw ; perfluous heat.. The power required to run i' compressor is supplied- by a large Diesel emtln,- i Leaving the condensing colls, the ammo i flows on through an expansion valve where i email quantity is ^allowed to flow through at. time Into a system of pipes of larger diameto providing more room for expansion and reducl.,' the pressure. -These pipes are in the form »l coils In the tank.'of salt brine. Here the am.' monla expands Into a gas, the heat required for the process being absorbed from the brine Thi' latter, though It does not freeze, is cooled'untj- its temperature is several degrees below He* freezing point of fresh water. The water whlth • Is.to be frozen is placed in cans the shape and : size of the desired -cake of ice and Immenei)' among these colls along the floor. A steady stream of compressed air Is constantly directed into -these can* to keep up a circulation of the water. Since pure water freezes at a higher' temperature than that containing mineral mat-? ter, that along the .edges freezes first, while th water containing minerals is carried toward the center, pumped out, and fresh water introduced to take its place. Since the water which Is pumped in contains some minerals, the area ot I white or opaque Ice is accounted fpr. About one-'-| third of the cans are filled at twelve hour Intervals so that some cakes can be removed whll* others are being, filled and still others are jui beginning to freeze. About thirty-six hours are: required to completely freeze a cake of artlficlsl- Ice. The pipe entering the brine tank is coated with a heavy covering of frost due to the a-" ceedingly low temperature of its contents. The one leaving the tank has a much thinner frost; coating since' more heat has been absorbed and is being carried through it. From here the ammonia Is piped through the storage room back I*. the compressor. A large tank of liquid ammonia extending*' full length of one wall of the plant keeps thi' flow of the fluid constant, increasing the cooling capacity, To remove the cakes of ice from the cans, the ; Algona plant has a regular hoisting device to llfl'j. them from the floor to a place where enough hot;. water is sprayed over them to loosen them from/ the cans from which they slide down a chutf; into the storage room, where ammonia along the ceiling keep . the temperature i»o^ Since these pipes are placed along the celling they are particularly effective, for the heafl, cool air circulates 1 to the floor around the stored; ice, and the hot air goes to the celling to to.' cooled by the ammonia in the pipes. As the. frost collects on these pipes from time to tlnM", It Is knocked off and shoveled out of the room so that'the ammonia wlllhave a greater cooling effect. i From these pipes the ammonia is sucked «S drawn back to the .'compressor, where It ta unedf over again, . I The cool water, which, during the process fcaiJ -been warmed somewhat, is pumped up, cooled,;! and used again inside the pipes for the samta purpose. .. . The plant also has another system, very =«-. i liar'to the one Just described,-which is used l»l making .ice cream. Just 'above the compressor! is a tank whose purpose It 'to catch all surplujf oil and grease-from the-machinery to, keep |1 from corroding the circulatory pipes and loff«"i] ing. their efficiency; ' "" All of the cream use* py the local plant is I teurlzed. After pasteurization it-is run throi a cooling coil. Next it is put in the mixer v the other necessary ingredients, and when mushy stage is reached, it is put in the hard* ing room in containers which are set on shelve^ • composed of coiled pipes of the cooling ey where the hardening.process is completed. • temperature of this robin is very low. This local plant,, of which Mr. Taylor Is ' original founder and present proprietor, is ^a first and only one of its Kind Jn Kossuth co """|vi In it are manufactured sanitary Ice for •iwjj consumption, and iqe cream for both local wui wholesale dispensation. Mr, Taylor has the «"*; tinctlon of winning the gold medal in a Natl °3 Contest for the quality and purity of h 18 "*•:] cream made in his Algona plant, and altlww| Dolly Madison, wife of our fourth preside"tw, the United States, has the -distinction o' W] the .first hpstess to make'and serve ice cw»»a in this country, he can truthfully say that MM the first person to make and 8erve ice cream j the Algona public. ' « ., t hrou WINNERS OF DOLLAR PRIZES "™ 1 _ . 1 | We Invite the General Public methods of makin during business hours. JK^SS" * 64:**i t/Jf4». n, l4lLOn. Manager and KM

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