Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on May 7, 1931 · Page 2
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 2

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, May 7, 1931
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YAOBTWO The Blades MenSwearBy Not At I First, because they're soap honed 1 . to make'em smoothly keen. ., Second, because they're used with the correct sliding diagonal stroke, flat on the face. These features are offered only with the long, hollow-ground oil tempered Durham-Duplex Bla'des. Learn their advantages today. 3Hnt$mtat1c Bta&J—joc/or • padiatcofs ' DURHAVUl Factode*: JaM I Down She Goes When I was a young fellow I had lots of fun trying to keep up with Lizzie. Now it takes all my time trying to keep up with the shoe business. Conditions in business, like everything else, is constantly changing. "We have to meet these changed conditions and whether it is a loss or a gain take our medicine with a smile. Shoes have taken a drop in price and I am putting our entire stock on the new low price level. This means that our lines of shoes and oxfords that have been selling for $2.98 now go down to $2.48. 500 pairs of ladies' dress slippers and about 200 pairs of men's oxfords get the price-cutting knife. Down they go, your choice for $2.48. Some factories write me that they expect the price of shoes to go up again in July, but I am not taking any chances.' I am going- to sell them while the sell- Ing is good. At $2.48 these slippers are really truly wonderful bargains. Talk about pre-war prices. These slippers, quality and style considered, are cheaper than I ever sold ehoes in my life. Another special that we have on sale now is 1,400 pairs of men's, women's, and children's tennis shoes, all U. S. keds, heavy non-slip soles, at your choice, 69c. Also 100 dozen anklets, sizes 6 to 9%—out they go it 2 pairs for 25c. They are beautiful patterns and strictly first quality. We are really giving you two pairs for the price of one. Jimmie Neville THE SHOE MAN ALGONA, IOWA Newest Ideas In Footwear Ultra Styles and Quality. $6 BETTER VALUES! GREATER VARIETY! NEWEST PATTERNS! Step in and see just how Jovely and really stylish the new footwear for Spring is! Styles that fit and please. SHOES AND HOSIERY LUTHERANS AT LUVERNE HEAR FAMOUS CHOIR Lu Verne, May B—The A Capella choir of Bethany Lutheran college, Mankato, under the direction of Walter E. Buszln, gave a sacred concert at the local gym Sunday afternoon before a large and appreciative audience. No admission was charged, but a generous free will offering was taken. The Lutheran congregation of Lu Verne was proud to present the singers to Lu Verne, and all music lovers were invited to attend. Singing only eacred music, the choir makes a specialty of Lutheran music, much of which Is unknown in America. The offerings were real sermons, long to be remembered. They offered'a pretentious program, opening with Bach's motet for a double chorus, Blessing, Glory, AVisdom, and Thanks. A number seldom heard, bearing a Latin name, followed. • The second group opened with the choral "In Thee Is'. Gladness" and closed with two Lutheran chorals In Norwegian and German. The second half of the program opened with a group of songs of non-Lutheran composers. The first was Tschat- konski's Cherubim Song, followed by George Schumann's Christmas Cradle Song, Cox's Oh Trinity of Blessed Light, and MaoFarlane's Open Our Eyes. This closed the second group, and the program ended with Eccard's "Presentation of Christ in the Temple," a six-part number, and Schelle's "Chrlstus 1st tins Gesetzes Ende, another composition for double chorus, almost symphonic In scope and treatment. List of School Events— The following Is a program of events for the remainder of -the school year: Junior-senior banquet, May 7, will be served in the Community hall by the Epworth League. May 11—Music program, Gerald- lne Boman, director. May 15—Senior class play, A Lucky Break, farce-comedy in three acts, the 16 members of the graduation class having parts. May 17—Baccalaureate sermon at Methodist church, the Rev. H. A. Reyman giving the address. Commencement at the gym Tuesday evening. May 19, Doctor Lauer, of S. U. I., having for his subject, "Why Be Educated?" Eight dozen new chairs have been ordered for gym. Faculty Wst Given Out— The complete list of members of the faculty of the Lu Verne schools for the coming year has. been announced as follows: Superintendent — Kate Skinner, Algona. Principal and Coach — Burdette Agard, Goldfield. Mathematics and Science — Ange Roorcla, Pella. Agriculture—Fred Graham, Prairie City. 7th and 8th—Irene Swensen, Waterville, la. 5th and 6th—Irene Geishecker — Lu Verne. 3rd and 4th — Bernice Swensen, Waterville, la. 1st and 2nd—Eva Roy, Dow City. Musical Director—Mrs. Opal Morrison Algona. WHAT'S WRONG AND WHEKET Twenty Years Ago Jtdtance, iFire destroyed the coal and engine rooms of the Algona Steam Laundry, operated by Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Lacy. It started Monday morning In the engine room, probably from a live coal dropped against a wooden partition separating the coal room from the engine room. It was not noticed till after It had gained a big start. - ' • • t t t Three streams of water were piay- ed on the building, and the walls were saved In the front rooms, but the coal and engine rooms were so badly damaged" that they had to be rebuilt. Machinery In .the front end was'damaged. The total loss was estimated at $1500. t t t Mr. Lacy announced that the new engine and coal 1 rooms would be built of cement blocks to guard against another fire. This was.the second blaze in five years. ' t t t. . ... ' Two special train*, ' 500 rooters, and two bands were.to come for a Boone Valley track meet and declamatory contest here May 12. The jacket;*** . PtoUent Mil had i>eeh Invited tcS scend Jil*' vacation-at »th« OKoboJIn, but lltfe PreiWKtot ebolMfce latef he passed up the opportunity. • t t t ' Et-PreiWent "teidy", Roosevelt had been asked 'to apeak at, the Webster City chaUtauqua, but he declined. Up to a few years ago comparatively few people had *ke 01... ' Linoleum nice for clean. Linoleum quickly nnd Sold by E. heard a president's voice, but now the radio carries President Hoover'a voice to every nook and cranny In the United States, arid people who have not heard h Jin are rarer than thoee who 20 years ago had > never heard a president. Television, within the next few years, Is expected to add sight to hearing. , Eighteen property owners had been notified to have sidewalks constructed. Cement or brick was required by a! new city ordinance! but wooden sidewalks could.be repaired. ,• -• . . t'.t t .•••-•' 0. E. Van Dorston was erecting a large barn on, property he had.,purchased back , of the- Jack; Jones house, 'tils busses and. horses were to be housed here. .He also planned to wreck an old'house.on the lot and build a new one. •. • t t t . Wolf cubs brought In'by W. Osborn, Seneca, and C. I. Thompson cost the'county $22 In bounties. . , -:. t t't '•:• -• ••- ' • Nora Fnnnemark, former Wesley girl, had been chosen queen of. a How good are you at finding mistakes? The artist has Intentionally mads several obvious ones In drawing the above picture. Some of them are easily discovered, others may be hard. See how long It will take YOU to find them. ' of Geraldlne Boman. Each grade and the high school will have a part In the program and t It Is free. Twins Observe Their Birthday- Mr, and Mrs. Lewis Peterson, of Maeon City, were Sunday guests at the parental W. L. Ramus home and incidentally to celebrate Mi-s. Peterson's birthday with her twin Sister Leona. Milton AVorby Bubc Recovering— Betty Lou, the three-year-old daughter of the Milton Worbys, who has been seriously ill with bronchial pneumonia, is slowly recovering. Mrs. Look, R. N., has been caring for her. Vacation School lg Planned— A union meeting of church workers of Lu Verne was held at the Evangelical parsonage Tuesday evening to make plans for the vacation church school. 4-H Club Has Bake Sale— The Lu Verne Loyal Workers, under the supervision of Mrs. Robert Masterson and Mrs. H. D. Ristau held a food sale at the Corner Store Saturday afternoon. icet next Thursday afternoon with trs E. C. Woito. The 4-H club girls, the Lu Verne Loyal Workers,' held a food sale at le Corner Store Saturday. Alton Benedict got home Saturday rom Milwaukee. MISSIONARY TELLS OF BELGIAN CONGO AND THE AFRICANS [Held trom Last Week.] Lu Verne; Apr. 28 — Gedrgia Bateman, R. N., Mansfield, 111., a medical missionary to the Belgian Congo, irrived Saturday for a week at her Ister Mrs. Earl Neal's. She was Club Gives May Party— •The Progressive club held a May party Friday afternoon at Mrs. J. L. Liichty'e, 14 members in attendance. The rooms were beautifully decorated with large bouquets of spring blossoms. Final plans were laid for entertaining the county federation this week Tuesday. Roll call was answered on assigned topics, and was followed by a miscellaneous program the main feature of which was a one-act play, No Men Wanted, given by Mrs. Harold Phillips Mrs. Robert Masterson, and Mrs. F I. Chapman. Mrs. Phillips represented a darky maid, and the others two bachelor girls. The hostess, assisted by her daughters Ruth and Phyllis, served lunch. Other Lu Verne News. Joseph Bornan, superintendent o: schools at Churdan, his wife, and daughter Thora were here Sunday en route home from Forest City where they had attended a minister ial meeting. Mrs. C. C. Anderson returned ti her home at Grant City, Mo., Sun day. The W. F. Godfreys drove t Des Moines with her, where she was met by her husband. Mrs. William Woito, who under went an minor operation at Merc hospital, Fort Dodge, one day las week, is at home, much improved 1 health. The Entre Nous bridge club met] with Irene Geishecker Monday evening. The lows entertained the highs at a 6:45 dinner and the evening was spent at bridge. A large number from here attended the I. O. O. F. and Rebekah Booster meeting at Wesley Monday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Godfrey and three children, Fort Dodge, were trains were to be run from Hampton and Webster City. .The Hampton team had won two legs on a cup. and. was seeking permanent possession.' Algona contestants were William and Lee Nugent, Ray Potter, Henry Wille, Tom Little, Fred Straridberg, Arnold and Alfred Kresensky, Milton Norton, Earl Willeon, Bryant Ives, Gordon Kuhn, Mervin Williamson, Verne Burt, Edw. Clark, and Walter Barton. t t t Clyde C. Coylc, son of Judge D. F. Coyle, and Hazel Shonkwller, Hart•ley, had been married in a ceremony performed by the judge .at the New Algona hotel Saturday evening. The couple left the same night on the Northwestern 8 o'clock passenger train south. t t t Captain and Mrs. Ingliam had returned from a sojourn in Florida. t t t "Mose" was the senidr play, set for the, 24th at the Call. Professor Colgrove, of the department of psychology at the state teachers' college, was to give the commencement address. t t t ' Paul Stlllman, editor of the Jefferson Bee, speaker of the House in the 1911 legislature, was to be a candidate for congress in opposition to Congressman Woods, of Esther- vllle. Senator Joe Allen, Pocahontas, and Senator John Hammill, flower festival at. Berkeley, Calif. She received 92,000 votes In' a contest, 12,000 more than her nearest competitor. '• '' • <: t t t Mrs. Patrick Kaln was reported seriously sick. ; "••'•' ' : .- . • -.•.. f t^ •" .•'•' •• ' '• Al Fulkenlialncr, C. E. Heise, and Frank Clark were -a Knights of Pythias committee to plan'for a 1C. P. home here; The'scheme'was to erect a house, which,'if'It ever became advisable* could be remodeled and sold as a home. MOSEY TO —on— yi-uji . g$i We loan vou money :few minutes notice' • amounts from $50.00 to Phone or call on ue, u method Is quick, and confidential. „„ „„ household furniture and i mobiles, and nliow you jg, pay ln.,20 small monthly! ments. I HAWKEYE FIJfASCJJ Represented by -'I CUNNINGHAM t 107 W. State Street,] . accompanied by her father, G. B. Bateman, and his coming was an agreeable surprise to his daughter lere. Miss Bateman has been in the United States a year on furlough, but returns to Africa in June. She and a sister Martha, had been there .hree years, working under the missionary branch of the Christian church. The sister, a teacher, vis- ted here last year and gave a talk. Miss Bateman spoke at the Methodist church Sunday evening, and supplemented her remarks with an exhibit of articles she brought from the mission field. She said the Negro is not naturally industrious, but under the control of missionary organization he works and is provident. There are eyen Instances of natives who have accumulated fortunes of respectable size. As a rule the Negro is the equal In strength of the white man, and in endurance and exposure under a tropical sun Is somewhat superior. Sanitation Is unknown among the Negroes, and t. b. is prevalent. The STegro Is a tireless talker and storyteller. Many Negroes reveal a high stage in the art of story-telling. The history Is handed down from one generation to another, and they are proficient in it. .Along with atory telling, singing and music are fa vorite diversions of which they ar , Britt, were mentioned as potential candidates. t t t Judge W. 8. Kcnyon was to be the main attraction in a summer chau- tauqua. He had just been named senator by the legislature after a hard battle. t t t Three private booths for soda fountain customers had been installed at the Paine drug store, then located on the south side of the street. t t t The ronr of "damp" gas struck >y Eli Burbank while he was drlll- ng a well for John Wellendorf could e heard for blocks in the south end Screen Frames— TIME NOW TO PUT THEM UP ^ ; ;x : ; WE REPAIR OLD SCREENS •$p& • NEW SCREENS •?'$?••• We make them to order in two or three \ : styles. A special stretcher enables us to . stretch the screen mesh so that it will not sag. —" " CALL 157 Thorpe Wood & Iron Works THE OLD DBA* SHOP Pastor Distributes Calendar— The Rev. L. Wittenberg had calendars issued last week advertising the Lutheran church. At the top are pictures of the church and the parochial school, also the picture of the new pastor and the new teacher, E. Zeitz. In the center is the church directory, with the officers, also mention of the Christian day school. The following business men bought advertising space: Tiede & Schneider grocery, P. I. Chapman, hardware and furniture; the Benedict grocery; the Jones produce station; Eustace service station; Moeding garage; Johnson's meat market; Biging's cafe; Dr. A. L. Spooner; Lichty and Ross, general merchandise. Plans Federation Entertainment— The Tuesday club met last week I Tuesday with Mrs. Peter Thompson. Roll call was responded to by giving housekeeping hints. Plans were made for the entertainment of the County Federation to be held in Lu Verne on Tuesday of this week. The program was dispensed with. The hostess served a tray lunch. The hostess clubs for the County Federation are the J. J.'s, Tuesday, and Progressive. Nephew of Mrs. Suunders Hurt— Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Saunders were called to Algona last Thursday evening to see the latter's nephew, Wayne Riddle, 14, who had been injured when he was struck by an auto driven by Mrs. John Frankl. The accident happened at the close of school while Wayne was crossing the street. A gash was cut in his head and his collar bone was fractured. Mrs. Aaron Steussy Home- Mrs. Aaron Steussy was able to leave the Mason City hospital and | returned home last Thursday morning. Mrs. Harry Von Draska, who underwent a major operation at the Mercy hospital, Mason City, two weeks ago, is now at the Gerald Hebener home, Mason City, and expects to be able to return home the last of this week. Music Program is Postponed— The Music Activities program has •been postponed from May 8 to May 11 on account of the program put on by six schools of the township which will be at the gym on Friday evening. The music program will bo evening under tb.e direction visiting the W. F. and De Rae Godfrey homes Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Fay Thompson and Mrs. Ed Allen clerking in the A. & P. store at Eagle Grove, were Sunday visitors at H. E. Peitzke's. Carl Stone, Kansas City, who has been visiting his uncle, Jesse Stoddard, returned home last week. Mrs. Carl Swanson is a medical patient at Mercy hospital, Fort Dodge. Mrs. Maurice O'Connell and two children, of Chicago, are visiting at the parental William Ellis home. The cemetery association wil passionately fond. Their, musical in struments are crude but produc music of a pleaeant though not ar tistic character. Their songs ar numerous, many of them of a relig lous character, others turning o the incidents of daily life, often lit tie more than words strung together to carry an air. The social position of women is about the sama as in most non- Christian countries and leaves much to be desired. Re-Roof No 1 Roofing prices are down to the bottom. Note these Prices Slate Roll Roofing, per square 4-tab Shingles, per square Diamond Point Roll Roofing, per square Let your local contractors apply your roofing save money. Get their prices before you let 8 roofing outfit sign you up to a contract, and go < fishing trip with the difference. Botsford Lumber M. J. POOL PHONE 250 AlgonM Chevrolet has struck a popular new note in motor-car styling SECOND SHEETS; the thin, yellow kind. Punched If desired. — Advance. 25tf By Expert Workmen... With Expert Equipment And that, of course, means a quality job from whatever angle you look at it. With our ability to handle your car expertly you'll be agreeably surprised to learn how cheaply a good job can be done within a reasonable time. We Shall Be Pleased 1 to Give You Estimates, SEVEN USED CAB SPECIALS 1930 CHEVROLET COUPE DODGE SEDAN 1928 CHEVROLET SEDAN BUICK COUPE FORD TUDOR 1928 CHEVROLET TRUCK with grain box Phone BROS* front-end en- is a fine example of the latest trend in modern design Many factors have contributed to the remarkably widespread popularity of the new Chevrolet S,ix. 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