Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on March 19, 1931 · Page 8
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, March 19, 1931
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Trt'fll vfjf" ~''V!' it *Attf3 ETGtfT tcnftftfltfl CdtWft ADVAKCft. ALGONA. tOWA MRS, STODDARD, Li VERNE EARLY SETTLER, DEAD Folding Plane Designed for Submarines to Carry Lit Verne, Mar. 17—Funeral services for Mrs. M. E. Stoddard, a civil war widow, were held at the Methodist church Saturday afternoon at 2:30, the Rev. H. A. Reyman officiating. A woman's quartette sang several of Mr. Stoddard'a old favorite hymns. Relatives nncl old friends from Bode, Renwick, and West Bend attended, and the senior woman's Bible class, of which Mrs. Stoddard was a member, attended In a body. She wna S4 years old, and her death was caused by old age and general debility. She moved to I>u Verne With her three little children In 1881 shortly after her husband's death. She Is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Ida Stone, Sioux City, now moving; to West Bend, Mrs. Flora Raney, Iju Verne, and one son Jesse, Lu Verne, besides grandchildren and great-grandchil- jokes. Plans were laid for the an- dren. Floral offerings were many i nua] guest ,] ay a t the Community and beautiful, and pall bearers were;,__,', ,_ , ^.,, 'p rogresslve roo k was This is the monoplane designed by Grover Loenlng and tested at the Curtlss airport, New lork, by navy officials. It Is so small Hint it enn be folded up nnd carried in an eight-foot tube in a submarine. Its wing spread Is 38 feet and it has a cruising speed of 100 miles an hour. It can be assembled or dismantled In three minutes. C. H. Lichty, H. C. Allen, T. H. Ben- hall in April. u. H. uicnty, .M. <J. Alien, i. .1-1. Ben- • , „ „, edict, Fred T.egler, Will and Dan El- 1 played at three tables, and Mrs. hxl Us. Burial was made Verne cemetery. Towmhip F. 15. Women Meet — The Lu Verne township F. in the Ui | Drhnert won the h!f,-h score; Mrs. Dick Wermersen, consolation; and Mrs. F. I. Chapman, guest prize. B. Nei.uUbors Surprise the Devltts— Mr. and Mrs. Frank Devltt were agreeably surprised last week Tuesday evening when 40 neighbors and friends came to help celebrate their women had an interesting all-day meeting nt the Mrs. Kate Huff home. last Thursday. A covered-dish luncheon was served nt noon, and the afternoon was spent making j 30th wedding anniversary. The posters for Achievement day, May j evening was spent visiting, and by 28. There wns a good attendance. [ playing old-fashioned games. The Achievement day will probably b •! guests brought along baskets, and a held in Hurt again this year for both fine lunch was served. men and women. The purpose Is tr> become better acquainted, as we'l as to gather enthusiasm for better organized project work. At this meet- Ing the women of the township will! show some of the good points ach- i day while playing baseball. He was ieved during the year. This will be struck on the forehead by a bat. in the form of posters and a special feature from each township. Little I5oy Painfully Hurt— Dale, five-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Zcntner, was painfully but not seriously injured last Satur- Frank Thompsons Unfortunate— The Frank Thompsons, who moved to a farm near year, met with misfortunes recently, when Mr. Thompson fell backwards from a load of hay and suffered from hemorrhages and was in bed two weeks. Their youngest son, Norman, also fell from an open door of an auto just as it was starting and struck a barbed wire fence. Several stitches were taken to close a long wound in the boy's cheek. The Thompsons were moving to another farm in the same locality when the accidents happened and their neighbors came to their assistance and helped them to get The wound was dressed, and the boy was soon out playing again. Mrs. Frank Shipler Has Operation- Mrs. Frank Shipley underwent a Tndi'anoia "last minor operation at the University hospital, Iowa City Saturday morning and is recovering rapidly. Mr. Shipley returned home Monday morning. Mrs. Harry Christensen is caring for the Shipley baby. settled in their recovering. new home. Both are Mapes Wins College Honors— Alfred Mapes, who graduated from the Vernon Consolidated school south of L/u Verne last year, is now a student at Parsons college, Fairfield, and was one of 2S students to win scholastic honors for the first semester of the college year. Recognition of these honors was given recently at a service at which the address was given by Doctor Thomas A. Fenton, of the Presbyterian seminary, Chicago. Alfred is well known in J.iU Verne. During his four years at the consolidated school he worked lor his board and room during the winter months, and did farm work during the summer. He Is now making his way through college. Ernest Brunimnml, Corwitli, Dies- Mr, and Mrs. E. C. Woito, Mrs. Will Woito, Mrs. Marie Brummond arid William Brummond attended the funeral of the latter's brother, Ernest Brummond, last Thursday afternoon at Corwith. Mr. Brummond was 79 years old, and died of pneumonia. , He is survived by his wife and one son. Mr. Brummond was one of Convith's earliest settlers, and was at one time in partnership in the coal business at Corwith with his brother William, Lu Verne. He was later sheriff and auditor of Hancock county. For a number of years the family has been living in Kanawha, but moved back .to Corwith March 1. Waffle Supper Next Saturday— The division of the Presbyterian Ladies' Aid of which Mrs. A. J. Eason is leader, is sponsoring a waffle supper at the Community hall Saturday evening from 5 o'clock till all are served. The charge is: adults, 25c; children, 15c. ESTHERVILLE PLANS FILTERING SYSTEM Ksthcrville la planning a water filtering system HUe the one to be built here. The p'nnt is to be located near the river, so that when the wells are dry and in case of fire demanding heavy use of water the stream can be used. Last week's Enterprise assured KuMys Visit In Wisconsin— Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kubly left last week Monday for two weeks with relatives at New Glarus, Wls., accompanied by Mesdames Henry Bloom and Phipps, Renwick, called to New Glarus to attend a relative's funeral. citizens that water would be taken from the river only when there was an unusually large demand. The wells are adequate to care for ordinary clcmnncls. The water has dropped lower than normal, in the city weils, caused no doubt by the drought and lack of rainfall for many months. Large demands have also been made as cisterns run dry. An arrangement has been made with the Rock Island to connect with fire mains maintained by the company. The railroad water Is pumped directly from the river for fire use at the company shops and in locomotives. This water can now be Pumped into the city mains on clemarvi, but it will be treated with chemicals as a health measure. Estherville has been troubled with a bad odor in the city water and with excessive hardness. A filtration plant, with provision for the use of river water in case of need, was proposed as a solution, but has :net with divided opinion, and four tickets for the city election have een filed as a result. Carl Carlson, Sexton, and a nelgh- ior named Anderson had fast horses and in good-natured , arguments lould not agree on which was speed- est. After months of argument hey laid a bet of $100, winner to ake all, and the race took place at he fairgrounds. News of the event had leaked out, and a fair-sized :rowd was in the grandstand. Carlion lost, paid the money, and the iair amicably drove home together. t t t I)r. C. H. Crctzmcycr had bought a tlssel-Kor of Paine & Pearson, price $2,200. The car was supposed o be capable of 90 miles an hour. t t t A home declamatory at the high ,chool included IS contestants: ora- orical, Chester Schoby, J. T. Jackion, Milton Norton, Fred Geigel, Rist, Willis Bradley; humor- Myrtle Jordan is Graduated— Myrtle Jordan, who has been attending the teachers college at Cedar Palls, graduated from a four- year course with a B. S. degree at the close of the winter term. She majored in Home Economics. Sirs. Ed perffande Recovering— Mrs. Ed Pergande, who has been at the Mercy hospital, Fort Dodge, five weeks for operation and treatment, is slowly recovering at her home west of town. Voss. She was Annie Shmnnn Talks cm Cciunfy History- Mr, and Mrs. Frank Chambers and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Merrlam entertained the Lu Verne township Farm Bureau at the community hall last Friday evening. There was a large attendance. T. C. .Sherman, of Algona, gave a good talk on, "The History of Kossuth County," and Mrs. August Tluenhold, Algona, gave a talk on flowers and gardens. Elsie Hunt and Cora Mae MiiKterson gave their declamatory nelection.s, and several sorig.s were sung. The remainder of the evening was spent socially served. and refreshments were Clul) Observes St. I'ai's Hay— The Tuesday club met last week Tuesday with Mrs. Mary Hot, and roll call was answered with Irish Jokes. Mrs. John Voss read a paper on Ireland, and Mrs. Ed Allen one on The Origin of St. Patrick's Day. Mrs. Peter Thompson reviewed a chapter of the Citizens' handbook on laws of interest to women and chil- tlren, and Mrs. William Woito read an article on the World Court. The liostess was assisted in serving a tray lunch by her daughter Florence. Mrs. James Butterfield, of Canada, was an out-of-town gueat. Crowd Attends Union Meeting — A large crowd attended the union meeting of the three churches at the Methodist church Sunday evening, and a mock trial, "Who Killed Ear] Wright?" sponsored by the Anti-Saloon League was given. The cast was made of mostly of young people. The Rev. D. Lang, of the Evangelical church, was judge, and Alice Boyer, Des Molnes. attorney for defendant After the trial Miss Boyer gave an address and an offering was taken tor the cause. "Quartette Slugs In Contest— A quartet and trio which took first in a sub-district Methodist music contest at Burt recently sang at a music festival at the Algona Methodist church last week Tuesday evening. The quartet consists of Mrs. Ray Stone, Alice Ellis, Geraldine Bowan, and Mrs. Harry Lichty, "and the trio of the three first nam- •ed. Mrs. Harold Phillips was accompanist. Eustaces Have N«w Daughter— Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Eustace are parents of a daughter, born March 9. They now have two children, both girls. Other Lu Verne News Mrs. Charles Stone, daughter Gladys Lane, sons Merle and Verl, and Irene Little, all Sioux City, and Mrs. Flora Raney, Grinnell, her son Forest, and Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Frei, Roinbeck, were here last Thursday, called by the death of Mrs. M. E. Stoddard. Mr. and Mrs. Adrian Tiss and son Fohn, of Hanna, returned last Monlay from a winter stay in New Mexico. They drove and were nine lays on the way because of heavy •mow. In many places, the snow •anka were higher than the car. Mrs. Emma Miller, Wllkes-Barre, Pn., a sinter of the late'Mrs. B. F. Curtis, who has been at the Burtis lome several months, left for her eastern home last week. She went >'ia Chicago, where she will visit her son's family a couple of weeks. Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Peitzke, Clear Lake, were Sunday guests at the former's brother H. E. Peltzke's The George Ditzels, Spencer, the Roy Peitzkes, Webster City, and the Vern Stones, Mason City, were also there Sunday. The Rev. A. ,T. Koonce will preach in the Presbyterian church next Sunday, both morning and evening The annual congregational meeting will be held at church Friday evening. The Rev. Koonce will preside The cemetery association met las Mrs The next meeting will be on April 9 will- Mrs. Phil Lichty. Mr. and Mrs. Max Block and son Lewis were recent guests at the Ar nold Klatt home, Fenton, and as sisted in celebrating Mr. Klatt's birthday. Fay Thompson, who clerked a the Martin grocery, Eagle Grove for years, is now manager of an Eagle Grove A. & P. store. Cecil Williams arrived home Sat urday afternoon from Columbus, O where he is attending the univers ity, for the spring vacation. Mrs. James Butterfield, Canada who had visited at her former home Waterloo, is visiting at Pete Thompson's. Mrs. Maurice O'Connell, Chicago and two children are guests at th paternal William Ellis home. The Merril Malones, Algona, wer recent guests at the parental Georg Scribner home Sunday. Mrs. Lollie Wolf and De Rae God frey are drawn on the petit Jury fo the coming term. Lenten services are being hel each Wednesday evening at the Lu theran church. Thursday afternoon with Charles Wolf, 38 attending. J. J. 'Cluli Plans Guest Day— The J. J. club met Friday after\ soon with Mrs. Irvin Chapman, and Kin call was answered with Irish Liimun is Candidate. The state university alumni asso elation has sent out ballots for 193 L. E. Linnan is one of two Tent district candidates for membershi on the association's nominatln committee. NOWS 22 DAYS AT HOME OF FORMER KOSSUTH FARMER William G. Walker, former Kosuth farmer who now lives 20 miles outh of Auburn, N. Y., writes of eavy snowfalls in that state this •inter and encloses clippings from Auburn Advertiser-Journal. In anuary snow fell on 22 days, with total of nearly 22 inches for the lonth. On January 30 there was a ill of five and one-half inches, now also fell at Auburn every day xcept one in February. This was decided contrast with north Iowa's nowless winter. Paving for Winnebago. Contracts for paving in Winne- ago No. 9 will be let by the hlgh- •ay commission March 31. Prelim- nary surveying is being done now "ew routes are being planned a. ome points, corners are being wid- ned, and curves and crooks elim- nated. -*Truck Driver Fined. Justice J. A. Jennings, Titonka ined a truck driver a week ago Tuesday for failing to stop for landing school bus. The drivei aced by the bus and nearly hit on >f the S. A. Reynolds children. Cullens Leave County. The Maurice Culler.s, Whlttemore mve moved to Oelwein, where Mr ullen is now employed in a Fon garage. Mrs. Cullen was before he: narriage Teresa Streit. Paint Machine Bought. The board of supervisors has pur chased a paint-spraying machin for use on county buildings. Th machine is to be operated by countj employes. -*Jubilee is Planned. Blue Earth is planning a Diamon Jubilee celebration patterned afte Algona's in 1920. It will be hel luly 3-4, and the main feature wi be a historical pageant. 2 Permits to Wed. Marriage licenses were issued las week to John Organist, 42, Mrs. El sie Daniels, 45, b'oth of Minneapolis Fred T. Goltz, 33, Woodlake, Minn Clara May Krosch, 26, Elmore. Twenty Years Ago Advance, March 23, 1911. ous, Marie .ols Keen, Wehler, Myrtle May Danson, Beane, Linda Heise; dramatic, Edna Sorensen, Ethel Lowe, Pauline Norton, Nellie Carroll, Ed Clark, Laveta Anderson, Helen Quarton, Grace Cruikshank. t t t Walter Reid had bought the L. A. Stacy moving-picture theater at St. Fames, Minn., and had resigned as city mail carrier. t't t AV. E. Laird had bought the former Upper Des Moines newspaper building, and was to enter the undertaking business for himself. F. H. Seller had been operating a Ford garage in the building. t t t Worster & Slillts had moved their barber shop Into - the A. D. Clarke building, where the Anderson & Bai- iey butcher shop had been located. t t t Bund concerts were to start early :n the season. A Commercial club committee consisting of Herman Wehler and John Lowe was canvassing the business men to raise funds. Later a small city tax was evied for support of the band. • t t t S. B. French had bought a Ford of F. H. Seller. A cut of the car in an advertisement showed it to 'be a brass front, two-door .model. There were no doors for the front seat. Brass rods from the top of the windshield ran to the lights to hold the windshield up, and the radiator shell was of brass. A bulb horn was attached to the outside of the car, on the driver's left. On the left running board was a carbide gas generator, two cylinders, one filled with carbide, the other with water. When lights were needed a small set screw permitted water to drip Into the carbide, and a match lit gas conducted through a hose to burners 'in the Itghts. Two kerosene lamps were mounted ort the dashboard, the delivered price of ,the car waa $810. t t t .lohn lows hart bought the north side cafe', and his late partner, Mark Sarchett, had gone to Whlttemore to mnnnge the , St. Nicholas hotel, which he had owned for some time. t t t E. A. Wolcott'g hardware store displayed a collection of second- hand'guns, swords, bayonets, etc., which Mr. Wolcott had obtained at a show nt Des Molnes. The government had sold the weapons, and Mr. Wolcott waa soiling them at $4 each. t t t Jf nines for-the principal 'roads, with markers bearing the nnmes at Intersections, were suggested In a clipped article on which L. H. Mayne, Emmetsburg editor, commented. Mr. Mayne said towns had streets with names, but not one resident could name more than a few. The situation would bo as 'bad with state roads bearing names, he believed, and he thought numbers would be more satisfactory. t t t ' ' George Munch, Lone Rock, and Ed Hahn, Whlttemore, were to open a garage at Whlttemore, and besides selling cars were to do repair work and operate a livery. t t t Mrs. Win. Krueger, Titonka, had died from Injuries suffered when a team ran away with a buggy In which she was riding. The horses plunged into a tree near the Fred Stow farm, and Mrs. Krueger, who was thrown out, suffered a fractured skull and lived only a short time. Two boys, Paul and Adolph, escaped without serious Injury. t t t Hallway postal clerks, In a district convention at Algonaj condemned "gag rule" which prevented them from sending petitions for better wages, etc., direct to congress. K J. Hough was chosen secretary-treasurer of the association, and W. H. Freeman was named delegate to a 6th division meeting. t t t ' The Algona-Falrmont, railroad came to life again as spring opened up, and a group of North End .boosters even started to sell subscription notes. Armstrong enthusiasts had proposed the note scheme, whereby subscribers gave stock-subscription notes collectible only if enough money to build the road was subscribed. The boosters believed a railway from Algona to Fairmont would be attractive for purchase later by the Northwestern or the Milwaukee. MAIN Ot iOMZID t t t E. R, Naudaln, Glendale, Calif., wrote that the town was about the size of Algona. F. H. Vesper, former Algonian, was president of the Bank of Glendale, and Tom Cooke, also a former Algonian, was a director, while Lennie Bright, a third ex-Algonlan, was cashier. t t t A lioiiflewarmliig at the new Congregational parsonage had an attendance of 300. Refreshments were served and pictures of the house were given away as souvenirs. Lakota Votes Schoolhouse. Lakota voted 169-38 in favor of a new school building last week Monday. There was a record vote of 207. William Ley was chosen director; Peter Hans, treasurer. Six* teen names were written in for the two offices, but most of them received only a few votes. New Closing Hour From this date our Garage will close at 12 o'clock each night. Elbert Garage South of Courthouse O-1321 Just a gentle wipe nd FRIGID AIREsleams with spotless newness Porcelain-on-steel! As freshly white as the frozen snow on « mountain slope. Its glass-like, gleaming surface simply won't harbor any dirt that one gentle sweep of a clean, damp cloth won't whisk away! No smudgy pattern of finger* prints need ever decorate the front of your Frigidaire! No spill- ings will ever stain its ever-. lasting, frosty-white interiorl Not even lemon juice can mar or mark it! The Frigidaire the bride of tomorrow buys will boast the same pure, orange* blossom whiteness on her Golden Wedding Day! Beautiful, durable Porcelain- on-steel is one o/ the very real advantages of Frigidaire, Advanced Refrigeration. There are many others. We • invite you to come, in and learn all about them. THI NEW ML WHITE PORCELAIN-ON -STKl FRIOIDAIRES ARE SOU) WITH A 3 YEAR SERVICE GUARANTEE A. K. CLIFF-Utility Shop Old Modern Dry Cleaners Building—Phone 791 TERMS WILL BE ARRANGED TO SUIT THE PURCHASER SHULTZ' RECTAICLINIC AMBULANT PROCTOLOGT Piles (hemorrhoids) cured without operation. Other rectal conditions. Write for booklet, Consultation without cost. 218-219-220 First National Bank Bldg. Phone 842, Mason City, Iowa 4tf ON EASY TERMS We loan you money on a few minutes' notice, but you may take months to pay it back. Whether you need fifty dollars or three hundred you will find us prompt and ready to help you . . . intelligently, courteously. Hawkeye Finance Co. Represented by CUNNINGHAM & LACY Phone 598. 107 W. State St, /CHEVROLET TM W«w Chmrolal ConMrtUii. Cobi-ioUt-Product of G.n.rol M, rotor* Consider what you get for what you pay Today, especially, it is wise to consider carefully just what you get for every dollar you pay. Be certain that the automobile you buy represents the latest standard of motor car value. Quality never cost less than it does in the new Chevrolet Si*. And in the long run, quality makes a big difference in the satisfaction you get out of the money you spend for an automobile. New Low Prlee.-Roadster, »475 5 Sport Roadster with rumble seat, $495; Phaeton, $510; Standard Coupe, $535; CoMh or Standard Five-Window Coupe, $545, Sport Coupe (rumble seat), $575, F,ve.P.s.enger Coupe, $595; Convertible Cabriolet, $615, Standard Sedan, $635, Special Sedan or Convertible Landau Phaeton, $650. PH ce , f. o . b . p,^ ^.^ Spec,al equipment extra. Low delivered prices and easy terms. NEW CHEVROLET SIX The Great American Value See Yr»nr Dealer Be|»w w*. AL»Q MMJR3 , M CHEVROLET SIX-CYLINDER TRUCKS. »UI TO KM, I. KOSSUTH Weekly N B \v S p December 31, Jl Harrington Attorni „,,, Lawyers Office over i owa Sll Phone 213-W , Q. D. —- „ Sh urn way 8IIUMWA? ft In Qulnby Phone up, KENimcFTcRAw M. J. Keneflck H Physicians ana Sum. Offices: Algona HospSL Residence Phon«l Keneflck, 67. *' C. H. CHET/M Physician and SUM Office In John Galbralttl '*""""" Office 310, i — —-•• * jvitoi Physician and i Office In Qulnby BL., _ Phone No, 1!,1 Ostoopntlilc Physician iril Eye, Ear, Nose, and 1 X-ray. , Office over Hub Recratk Phones: Office, 187; —. P. V. JANSE,)f,| Physician and SnipL Office on South Dodjtl Phonea: Office, 666; re* Algona, Iowa. DENTISTS" BE. A. D. Dentist Jfflce In First National l_ Phones: Office, 20; rail DK. H. M. < Dentist Gas and novocalne usti| traction. Ixicated over Chr; Phones: Business 166,1 Algona, Iowa DR. C. D. 8CHU Dentist Located in former Dr. W,| office, over Christensen I Phone 133. CHIROPRAC It. J. THI! Palmer Graduate Chi Thirteen year's successful! Office over State's C VETERIJiABll 1. AV. FOX ,-J Veterinarian i| West State Street, J Phones: . Office 475-W,H IIDILDING COSTI COAVAX A SOX;, General Contrails Estimates Furnish Phones: Business, 63S-JJ GKOHGE L. MIL: General ContracWj Estimates furnlshs 1 010 S. Dodge, Algona, l&J MACHINISTS] IfOBTON MACHISB1 Machinists and Service stock on Piston F and Bearing*^ West of Courthouse. SWIFT & COMMJ Cash Buyen,= Poultry, Eggs, and r Matt Lamutn, Phone INSUBANCl K08SCTH INSURANCE AS Over flB.000,000 worth oi In force. A home secure. J. 0. THE A1GONA 0. B. la Barre Reliable Ins. B« Phone 65, City Property Loans. W Insurance. Beai? CUNNINGHAM * 107 W, State ~ New and used Tires and Ac Hides, Fur and MIMEQGi PBPPJBMM* '•' M m i" APV

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