Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on April 16, 1931 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, April 16, 1931
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PAGE TWO > KOSSUTH COUNTY ADVANCE. ALQONA. IOWA 19 GRADUATES AT ST. JOHN'S AT BANCROFT Bancroft, April 14 — The annual unior-senior banquet at St. John's arochlal school took place In the inlng hall of the schoolhouse last 'hursday evening. The Rev. J. D. 'isch, pastor, was speaker, and Leo sJurre toastmoster. The dining room nd the tables were decorated in the lass colors, American Beauty and vhite. The class will was . read by jeander Menke, and Phillip Sherian read the class prophecy. There re 15 boys and girls in the junior lass, 1!) in the senior class, namely. jllzubsth Relter, Raynold Schiltz, jeander Menke, Donald Dyer, Raynond and Alfred Weber, Joseph lousel, AV llllam Hood, Mary Ford, loisaiia AValsh, Martha Mescher, Dorothy and Geneva Delperdang, r io!a Schiltz, John Sheridan, Margaret Doiterlng, Rosemary Nurre, Dorothy Miller, and Arthur Merrill. has taken fifty years to perfect this system 55 • "Just think how little I need worry about markets and prices. My chief job is to produce the best butterfat, eggs and poultry that I can—take them to the nearest Swift & Company produce plant and get the going market price in cash for all I can deliver. "Swift & Company gives me, and 200,000 others like me, an ever ready, ever unlimited market. We're not concerned with local gluts and shortages. "it takes org.inization to keep this vast system in smooth running order. But that system has half a century of experience back of it. It could not be brought into life in a year. "Think of it—this family consists of 200,000 producers; 55,000 employes, 48,000 shareholders, with 114 produce plants, over 400 branch houses and 600 car routes. And the whole organization operates, progresses and expands on an average profit from all sources of less than 2 cents on every dollar of sales. 'That's what I call a wonderful system." "A Producer" Swift's Premium Quality Brookfield Eggs, Premium Milkfed Chickens and Golden West Fowl prepared by Algona people. On sale by local dealers. B SAVE FOR THE SUNNY DAY- People used to talk a good deal about ing for the rainy day." sav- That is a Avorthy motive, and has brought happiness to untold thousands of people who have had the foresight to protect their future Avith a systematic savings plan. More and more people today are saving money also for the sunny day — vacation, travel, or some other goal of 'dreams. Are you? If not, why not start now? Kossuth County State Bank Algona, Iowa Spring Footwear Style and Qualify $6 Styles and Quality that will meet with your approval . . . you will be as enthusiastic about the styles as we are about the values. They Pit and Please. SHOES AND HOSIERY S. tlnderUofler, Mury Wed The Frank Reckers returned last veek Wednesday from Litchfield, 11., where they attended the wed- ling of Mrs. Recker's father, G. S. JnderkoCler, and Mary Leslie. The 'Vent took place last week Monday t the Catholic church there, the Rev. A. Stengler officiating. For he last two years the bride had been loing laboratory work for a Litch- ield doctor. She is a daughter of Mrs. A. B. Leslie, Bancroft. Mr. Underkofler owned and operated the Underkofler drug store here till a year ago, when the two local drug •stores consolidated. He has been traveling for the Bay company since ast fall. The couple, who will make their'home at Bancroft, arrived Saturday. New School Board Member Named— At a school board meeting the first Monday in April, O. S. Nelson member of the board resigned. This was because,he moved out of the district March 1. Alfred R. Bits, worth was appointed to fill the va cnncy. Other members are: Ed Droessler, president; F. J. AVelp, A O. Stromseth, and J. H. Menke There will be no change in the facul ty. The teachers are G. T). Hart superintendent; Marion Thurn, prin cipal; Harold Pohlman, coach; Geor gia Carmean, 7th and Sth grades Frances Berens, 5th and Gth grades Isabella Saunders, 3rd and 4th grades; Esther Adolphson 1st am 2nd grades. Party Honors Livermore Girl— Mrs. A. H. Fuch entertained a three tables of bridge last Thurstlaj evening in honor of Lucille Liver more, of Fairmont. Margare Schilt/, won high score; Mrs. Jos .Tenks, the cut prize; find Miss Liv ermorc, a guest prize. The latter is a niece of Mrs. .T. ,T Sherman. Others at the party were Mesdnmes Verne Austin. J. ,T. Sherman, Chas. Baker, and Regin.a and Frances Kerens, Isnbelle Saunders, Georgia Carmean, Doris Pearson, and Colletto AVelp. topped to visit his mother, Mrs; :.. M. AVelp on the return trip, Leone, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vntoh Schneider, went to Mason 'ity last Thursday to accept evn- jloyment at the Princess cafe, The N. J. Schlltzes visited friends it Mason City last week AVednes- lay. Lulu Richards was a business vis- tor at Ledyard Monday morning. BURT CAPTURES ONLY 3 THIRDS IN MUSIC TILT Burt, Apr. 1.4 —'The Burt schools were represented in a district music contest at Estherville last Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Burt contestants had previously won first n every event in which they competed in a siiD-dlstrict contest at Ledyard, but competition at Estherville proved too much for them. The orchestra, and the boys' glee club won third, and Myron Chipman took third with a trombone solo, but In other events Burt failed to place. A large number of Burt people attended. TWenty Years Ago Advance, April 20, 1911. Iowa History Week Observed— The Woman's club met Monday evening with I-iulu Hawcott; Mrs. W. T. Tralnert assisting hostess. The program concerned Iowa History week and follows; roll call, names of Iowa pioneers or incidents of pioneer life; Iowa's state parks and memorials, Mrs. W. A. Peters; music, Iowa, Beautiful Land; Wild Life school at McGregor, Eva Whitney and Slattle Warner. Baby Pictures Entertain Circle— The U and I circle met last Thursday at Mrs. A. C. Bernhard's; Mrs. R. H. Ortman, assisting hostess. Each member took her baby picture and part of the entertainment consisted of guessing the names. ... Mrs. Anna Toebben is Sick— Esther Toebben arrived Friday from Chicago, called by news of the ilness of her mother, Mrs. Anna Toebben, who had appendicitis. The son, William, also Chicago, arrived Saturday. Mrs. Toebben is now improving. Hurt People Serve on Juries— Mrs. H. A. Thompson, Mrs. C. B. Chipman, C. P. Mann, E. M. Christiansen, and J. H. Graham were at .Algona part of last week, on jury duty. Lulu Hawcott served on the grand jury last week Tuesday. State street water pipes were being replaced with lead Instead ' of Iron. The city was discussing paving, and lead pipes would be rust- less. t t »' The Algoim basketball team lost only one game. A photo of the team was printed In the Register. Members were Walter Barton, Ray Potter, Delbert Potter, Arnold Kresensky, Tom Little, William Nugent, and Henry Wllley. t t t Mr. and Mrs. Julius Chrlschllles had reached Rome on a European tour arfd were to spend Good Friday and Easter there. T T t A Fcnton youth, who stole a keg of. beer from a farmer's wagon parked on the street, was fined J5 and costs by Justice Crowell, His com- janlons 'helped pay the fine and costs. . t t t W. Hnnna's private bank at Lu Verne listed assets as follows; Real estate, '5679 acres of Kossuth .and Humbolclt land $267,353.41 Loans and. discounts .... 67,623.84 had started ft rumdr that west coast' trains were td be routed on tins line. t t t James McDonald and his mother, Mrs. Rebecca McDonald, had left for Battle Creek, where Mr. McDonald was to receive treatments, while his mother was to go to Barnesvllle, O., to visit her birthplace. t t t F. W. Welilcr had headed a petition to the state fish and game warden for the appointment of W. E. Ward ns deputy grime warden In this territory. Mr. Ward received the appointment. ft t Experts who were examining Hancock county's books had unearthed Irregularities totaling .$2500. t t t rlcE >F 0Jfi»Aftt ftoAii JiistniCT so? 1 !!)/ Notice is hereby given>that there has-been filed )n ., , Count}' Auditor of Kossuth County, a petition for the esi-iM, 0 " 11 *'" llslric't for surfacing the following described secondary',.'„," hl)1 Beginning at the southwest : cornet* of Section tr,-nr,. 2 ' s ; Overdrafts 474.77 Town property 23,500.00 Orange grove in Mexico 10,000.00 Littte Girl is Seriously 111— The 'daughter of Mr. and Mrs. .Tas. Knoll is critically sick at the Kossuth hospital, following glandular fever and an operation for tbe removal oC a gangrened appendix. I. M. S. Mil ('boxes to lie Opened— The Methodist AY. H. M. S. will ioU1 its annua.1 Mite-box opening at he church Saturday afternoon. A jrogruni Is being prepared, and n cafeteria lunch will be served. DiuiKliteer is Novice Nun.— I\Ir. and Mrs. F. H. Mescher and four of their children returned last week Wednesday from Dubuque, where they attended a recption for novices of the Sisters of St. Francis. The second daughter, Leone, a. member of the class, adopted the name. Sister Mary Camillus. Kainscy-firopinvood V. H. Meeting — The Ramsey - Greenwood Farm Bureaus held a monthly meeting at the public echoolhou.se last week Tuesday evening. The principal speaker was Muriel Body, Algona, county home demonstration agent. Educational pictures were shown, \nA a musical program was given. 'ostofflco Receipts Arc Increased— The local postoffice reports an increase in business for the first three months compared with the same jeriod in 1930. The total increase was $629.54. The Bancroft Co-operative creamery's footings show an See Firo Destroy Elevator— Mrs. H. J. Guide and Mrs. Anne McQuirk, with Mr. and Mrs. Robert AV. Chambers, Lewistown, Mont., visited Nora Springs friends last week Wdnesday, and on the way lome they stopped at Wesley to watch a fire which destroyed an elevator there. First Legion Dance is Held— The season's opening dance at the Legion pavilion took place last week Wednesday evening. Ceo Hurst and his band, of Worthington, Minn., furnished the music, and 187 tickets were sold. The Legion will give dances at the pavilion every Wednesday evening. ncrease too, which amounts about three tons of butterfat. to Ruth Conlon Celebrates Birthday— Ruth, G-year-old daughter ot Mr. and Mrs. Adelbert Conlon, enter talned 13 young friends in honor of her birthday last week Wednesday afternoon. Miss Thurn to Direct Play- Marlon Thurn, principal of the iiigh school, is directing the senior class play, "Alabama Bound." There are ten seniors this year. Other Bancroft News. Mary and Loretta Merrill returned Sunday from Albert Lea, Minn., sis- last Thursday. Mary, who- Is a. regls tered nurse, Is here from Pasadena, Calif., on vacation. She Is employr where they had visited their ter, Mrs. Lee Klocke, since ed in a hospital there. Postmaster-Editor R. E. H'utton and his partner, Jos. Jenks, returned Saturday from the Twin Cities, where they had been looking after business matters since last Thursday. The -Rudy Voids returned last week Wednesday from Mitchell, S D., where they had been since Friday, having been called there by word of the illness o£ Mrs. Void's mother. Lulu Richards and Florence Mil- J.er visited their sister Mrs. Helen Stauffacher, Lu Verne, last Thursday, and their niece, Jean Stauffacher, came to Bancroft with theni and remained for several days. E. H. Konke returned Saturday from Mankato, where he attended a lumber men's convention Thursday and Friday. He is manager of the Thompson Yards here. Walter Welp, Humboldt, was business visitor at Swea City las week Wednesday afternoon, am Tlonu' Guards Meet Snturiluy— The Home Guards held their an- Mite-Box opening at the home if their leader, Mrs. J. G. Sewick, •Saturday afternoon. t'w Gas Station to Open— The Gettman service station is learing completion, and the Gett- nans expect to be open for business within a week or two. Buells Home from Florida— Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Buell got home Saturday from St. Petersburg, Fla., vhere they spent the winter. Other Burt. The John Briggs family which lad been living in the former Kircher house, was unable to secure a louse in Burt, and so moved to Al- ;ona last week Wednesday. The Klrcher house was recently sold to Mike Baer, who has taken possession. Mrs. Verald Smith, Milwaukee, and her two children arrived a week ago Saturday to visit Mrs. Smith's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Grover. Dolliver Peters returned to Iowa 'ity last week Monday, after a short Easter vacation with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Peters. Helen Thompson visited over Saturday night with her parents. She s a student at Coe college, and came up with the Harrises, who vis- ted relatives at Algona. The party visited at Webster City on the way home Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. W, D. McGill, Templeton, Wis., and Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Badinger, Waukesha, Wis., visited 'rom last week. Monday till last Thursday at Supt. Donald Weir's. The McGills are Mrs. Weir's parents. Mrs. J. T. Heaney returned Saturday from Prescott, AVis., where she had spent a couple of weeks with her parents. Mr. Heaney met her at Blue Earth. Mrs. W. A. Barnese, .Aberdeen, S. D., and her two children went home last week Monday, after a few days here with Mrs. S. H. Aten, sister of Mrs. Barness. Mr. and Mrs. George Koestler and William Koestler left Tuesday for Whitewater, Wis., called by news of the death of a sister, Mrs. Emil Krahn. Mr, and Mrs. O. G. Stow left last Thursday for Mrs. Stow's home at Mediapolis to attend the wedding of a brother of Mrs. Stow Saturday. The William Larsons, Rochester, Minn., visited Sunday at J. P. Larsen's. The Jas. Christiansens were Sunday evening dinner guests at Earl Griffith's, Algona. The Vernon Hills, Minneapolis, visited Saturday at C. H, Schrader's. Mr. Hill is Mr. Schrader's nephew. W. T. Trainer has been confined to his home for several days with tonsilltis. Doris Morness, who was critically sick with pneumonia for several days, is somewhat better. Frank Gibbs, Elkton, Minn., was here early In the week, taking care of business matters. The Albert Meinzers, Amiret, Minn., were week-end guests at the M. E. Polhemus home. George Powers had his tonsils removed at Dr. J. G. Clapsaddle's office last week Wednesday. J. H. Gerhards, R. E. Stewart, and James Powers fished at Tuttle Lake Sunday. The Harold Robas, Swea City, visited Sunday at G. C. Allen's, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Ladendorff fished at Turtle lake Sunday. Ranch livestock, 739' ' " steers and other livestock ,35,485.03 Cash 41,4-50.65 The footings were $428,887.70; liabilities, $163,000; mortgages, $48,000; deposits, $216,000. t t t Grover Rcntz, formerly Lu Verne, was then in the crew of the battleship --Iowa, flagship of the U. S. fleet which cruised to Europe. t t t The annual P. E. O. flower sale was scheduled for May 4. ' t f t Youthful cigaret smokers had been taught a lesson by Marshal Hackman and Justice Crowell, when one of them was taken into court and fined ?5 plus costs of $4.85. t t t Doctors were to occupy Algona church pulpits in a campaign against tuberculosis. t t t The Woodman band was to give a benefit concert at the opera house. One Johannes was director. t t t Lars gorensen ^nj George Blackford had canvassed the business men for subscriptions towards the cost of a new Presbyterian manse. t t t Jos. W. Wadswortii had purchased a Ford, then selling at $810. t t-t Post master llriinner, of AVhitte- more, had added lock mail boxes to his equipment. t t t Lu Verne's council had banned air rifles and slot machines in Blue Law ordinance. Boys with air rifles had made misuse of them. A report that a group of boys at Webster City had taken pot-shots at traveling men waiting for trains was believed to be responsible for the Lu Verne council's action. t t t Editor Tom J. AVhlte, of the AVhit- temore Champion, had applied to State Game Warden Lincoln for pheasants, which were being supplied to lowans who wanted them. Mr. AVhite failed to receive the birds. t t t M. P. Weaver, Algonn, and A. T. AVherry, Swea City, had been named representatives of Kossuth AVood- men to a state camp. t t t Editor J. W. Shearer, of the Upper D. M.-Republlcan, had been critically eiok, but was reported recovering. t t t Mrs. AV. C. Bauson, critically sick, was reported improving. 1.1 t R. O. Smith, DCS Mollies, had come to work at AV. E. Laird's new undertaking parlors, t t t Earl Gorman had started a Woodman drive, and he planned a camp of 500. t t t The Milwaukee was planning improvements, Including a new rock roadbed, heavier steel rails, and new ties. The proposed Improvements The postal authorities had taken drastic nctlon to force township trustees to keep the roads in better condition. The trustees of four townships in Pocahontas county had been arrested and haled Into court on the complaint of rural carriers that roads In their territory were not dragged and were impassable-. The trustees 'promised to have the roads put into shape at once .and so were released without fine. t t t AV. S. Kenyan, Fort Dodge, had been chosen U. S. Senator by the legislature after a deadlock lasting for weeks. The news was greeted with a city-wide celebration at Fort Dodge, home town of the senator, who was to fill out the unex- pired term of his fellow-townsman J. P. Dolliver. t t t Deiinlson PafiK 1 , 1864 Portland settler, had died. He was survived by eight children: Mrs. Minnie Hallock Eagle Grove; Mrs. Cora A. Stow Burt; George AA r . Paine, Algona Ernest E. Paine, Burt; Mrs. Ora F Tyndale, Carroll; Clarence E. Paine Frank D. Paine, and Harry C Paine, Algona. Brothers who sur vived were Lemuel Paine, Streeter 111.; Frank H. Paine, Buffalo Cen ter; and H. A. Paine, Algona. t t t E. G. Bowycr was to contest thi election of Jos. AV. AVadsworth a mayor. east one and one-half miles; thence north two miles to the ler of Section 11-98-28. Said road to be surfaced With gravel. Said district to Include ~the following real estate- Owner— ^ Description Spc jewls E, Krantz, NEU NE%; S'/fc NE'A NAV% SEH -•-— —— 1[ .511(18 M. Sparks, S 1 /^ SE%; NE% SE% u Ole and HarVey E. Johnson and Peoples' Savings Bank, St. Benedict, I6wa, NW%; ;NAV% NE^.n J3mii AVeise,. N16 SAVU --—— —i u Nora S. and Elizabeth E. Kain, S% SW% n Nora S. and Elizabeth- E, Kftln, NW% 14 John Knin, SW%; NWV* SE1& - 14 Frank Bestenlehner, NE'A; NEW, SE% — ,., ijeonai;d R. nnd Martha M, Drager, S% SE^ .,,, J. A. McDonald, SE% Chns. B. Albright, north J 15 ex. Sch.~ __ir, John Crulkshank, NAV% 22 John Kain, NE% —~. 22 Louise Young, NW% — .23 Leonard R. and Martha M. Drager, NV6' NE'A ex. Sell. ' 23 Frances E. Benschoter, S% NE% 23 Said ors at their p. m. on therein' may appear and be heard In the matter. Dated at Algona, Iowa, this 8th day of April, 1931 •/ BERTHA'i petition will come on for hearing before the Board iclr office In the Court House in Algona, i nwa ' at ffl the 29th day of April, 1931, at which time all DCM™ i . ,r OH .V So! County j Whea in Me* of fluiM kftTt /Mr eye* thorough!/* DR. F. E. SAWYER -»LUBRICATION STUDY in 13 Cars just compleb COAL We handle the BEST GRADES of COAL and sell on the lowest possible margin. Seeds Let us furnish you with your Seeds the com* ing season. 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