Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on May 7, 1931 · Page 10
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 10

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, May 7, 1931
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KOS8ttT« COttNlflf ADVANCE: ALQONA. tOWA Classic Styles In Sport Shoes $5 to Two-Tone Hl-lo Heels Center Trims Perforations Bright Color Sport Oxfords We have the big six of important shoe styles that every chic sports woman will wear all spring and summer. Beautiful, unusual styles with a Country Club air of extravagance, despite our very moderate price. Tans, browns and blacks—and the cleverest two-color combinations. We're particularly proud of our active sport shoes, because they combine beauty with comfort, and are all actual styles worn by professionals. Do see them! Christensen Bros. Co. Shoe Department LEDYARDB.B, TEAM TO PLAY IN STATE TILT Ledyard, May >B — l*dyard played six games of baseball lost ;week and was victorious each game. Last Week Monday the team went to Lone Rock to play Penton and decide the county championship. This was an exciting game. Fenton was in the lead for several Innings, then Ledyard passed Fenton by one run. Fentqn then came through with two 'runs again taking- the lead, but in the first half of the seventh Ledyard regained the lend and kept it. The final score was 8-7. Green pitched. Last week Tuesday Elmore came here, and Ostermann was on the mound most of the time, Barnes finishing; the score, 27-7. Last Thursday the local boys went to Armstrong to compete in a district tournament. There were eleven teams at the beginning, hut three elimination games left eight for the tournament. In the first elimination game Thursday Ledyard played Monita, and this was a shut-out. Ostermann pitched for Ledyard, and the score was 3-0. It was a good game, both teams play- Ing excellent ball. Friday morning Melvin and Hodman played, and Rodman won, 17-0. Then Rock Valley and Lake Mills played, and Lake Mills scored 15 runs to Rock Valley's 3. The first game In the tournament wind-up was played by Lake Center against Spencer, and the score was: Lake Center, 7; Spencer, i. Friday afternoon Ten-ill played Armstrong, ^ind Armstrong won, 7-11. Then Fenton and Ledyard again played, and Fenton scored only five runs to Ledyard's 14. Green and Warner were the battery in this game. The last game Friday afternoon was played by Rodman and Lake Mills, and Rodman won, 5-1. Saturday morning Lake Center and Armstrong played, and Lake Center failed to score, while Armstrong made seven runs. Following this game Ledyard played Rodman in the closest and most exciting game of the tournament. ctew td the" .'"twin 'rfllls'.' f*< . ... /^>rid v ''Picnic su! felxteen ctt'fidr«n-'enM*d this ' Othtir Lciyard. Misses.-Hewett..,and. Wylam or and pins. and Spring Opening THURSDAY, FRIDAY, AND SATURDAY MAY 7th, 8th, and 9th SHOWING THE NEW ADVANCED Frigidaires In sparkling white porcelain on steel The last word in Advanced REFRIGERATION You will find it well worth your while, whether you are thinking about buying or not—to visit our Spring showing and see a complete demonstration of these-models. ,...,. , •.,.. . 4 , ., A. K. Cliff Utility Shop OLD MODERN DRY CLEANER BLDQ. iWsons wort 4<MMfrd W///A Is Your Checking Account Always Ready for Action? 1TEEP IT ready. When you come across bargains — that is, the real bargains which usually require full payment in cash because the seller needs the money — it is very satisfying to have the money in the bank awaiting only your signature on a check. Keep your checking account balance up all the time. You will be surprised what amounts of money you can save in the course of a year by doing so — and will <have the day-by-day satisfaction of knowing that you are ready for bargains when they come. Kossuth County State Bank Algona, Iowa lf\ the first inning Rodman made two runs. In the second inning Miller got a. 2-base hit but failed to score. In fact it was not till the fourth inning that Ledyard scored and tied Rodman, Warner and Ostermann scoring. In the fifth Gree n and Junkermier scored. In the seventh Rodman got a home run and had a man on first, but the next two men struck out. The final score was; Ledyard, 4; Rodman, 3. Ostermann and Warner were the battery. At 2 o'clock in the afternoon the final game between Armstrong and Ledyard opened. The first inning was bad for Armstrong, Ledyard making five runs to Armstrong's one. In the 3rd inning Warner made a 3-base hit and later scored. In the fourth Smith knocked a 2-bagger and also scored. In the same inning one of Armstrong's players hit a home run with a man on base, scoring two runs. In the 5th Miller got a 3-base hit scoring Warner, and also scored later. In the last inning Bi-ack got a home run, also bringing in Miller, who was on first. This made the score 11-3 for Ledyard. Green now went into pitch, and Armstrong came back in a rally and scored five runs, with only one man out. Ostermann then went back in and struck.out the last two men. A beautiful • trophy was awarded to the winning team. Ledyard now goes to the state tournament at Ames this 'week Thursday, Friday, and-Saturday. Juniors Banquet the Seniors— The juniors were hosts to the seniors and the faculty Saturday night at 6:30 dinner. A room built in the gymnasium was decorated with the junior colors, green and white, also the senior colors, blue and yellow. A four-course dinner was served while three Mexicans furnished music. Following dinner, a program was given: Elmer Zielske, toastmaster. Mr. Lauritzen gave a toast comparing roots of plants to parents; Mies Williams spoke of the teacher as the stem; Walter Miller, of the leaves as activities; Claude Reece, of the object; and Anita Gelhaus, of the finished object. Mary Jane Lewis gave a humorous poem on flowers. The class prophecy was read by Mr. Granner and the class will by Arlene Prlngle. The banquet was prepared by some of the mothers, and the sophomores served. Baccalaureate Services Planned— Baccalaureate services will be held Sunday night, May 10. The program follows: Processional, Mrs. V. A. Barrett; song, congregation; scripture reading and prayer, the Rev. Mr. Depping; selection, orchestra; announcement, Mr. Depping; selection, Silent Now the Drowsy Bird, Girls' Glee club; sermon, the Rev. F. O. Johnson; song. Barefoot Trail, Girls' Glee club; benediction, Mr. Depping. Commencement exercises will take place the following night, and Doctor Bennett, of Des Moines, will give the address. Mrs. Stephenson went" to': Renwlek last week Wednesday night to < vlsjt the Sperrys. Miss Hewett .Will teach at Renwlek next year. Mr. and Mrs. Zelgler, of Fairmont, were at William Gary^s Sunday, arid Stood up with the Gary baby: daughter while she was baptized. .'. Marjorie MatzWr entertained nine 4-H girls Saturday afternoon. Ice cream and cookies were served. The .Methodist Aid meets this week Thursday In the church basement; Mrs. Moultori, hostess. Edith Looft, pes , Moines,. ,came last week Tuesday • to Visit Her mother and other relatives*Mrs. 'D. A. Carpenter. .went to Winhebago, last /Thursday to visit a sister, returning'Sunday. Mrs. Lauritzen and the new baby were brought home Saturday from Algona. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Cyril Haag Saturday, a boy, the tenth child. Leon Worden and her son Harvey spent the week-end at Dows. ALGONA WINS OWNERSHIP OF TRACKTROPHY Algona scored Its third consecutive track victory in a 'North Central meet at Webster City Saturday and thus won permanent possession of the "traveling" cup. The team, well balanced, scored In 12 out of 1'5 events, and 11 boys out of 15 won points. Our loss in the pole vault was due to too close proximity of spectators. Some of our boys have not yet mastered the art of keeping cool under pressure. The half mile relay team consisting of Williams, Raney, Ostrum,' and Cretzmeyer won a lai-ge trophy, but the mile relay lost one by only a yard or two, Dick Cowan, anchor man, making a great bid for it. Hargraves started the „ fireworks with a smashing finish in the mile, going from seventh place to first in a. 200-yd. di-ive. That was the turning point for Algona. The boys won about 114 individual medals and are justly proud of their achievements. Zoology Class in Bug Hunt— Miss Horn and her zoology class had a bug hunt Saturday. Taking picnic lunch, they started out at 3 p.m., and after many a mile of weary trudging, with aching limbs and blistered heels arrived at a desirable place. The students then hunted for insects till time to eat. The walk had not spoiled anyone's appetite, and none of the lunch was wasted, what was left being fed to "wild animals" discovered in the woods. Miss Plaehn accompanied the class and enjoyed the outing in spite o£ the fact that it was a bit muddy along the river. Oilier School News. Miss Messer gave her history students ft preparatory test to get them fiady for academic tests given-Tuesday, -Ancient history students last year had an average of 50 points but of a possible iiSO, but this year the same pupils, now taking Mod- ern''history,'made an average of 85 points.' •, • '-'•', "•"•:, : \ • The Normal Training club had a meeting Tuesday'evening April-28, arid Mr. Burmelster. gave a talk on manual training projects which can be carried out In a rural school. Miss Renaud, Home Economics teacher, also gave a talk. •• .'.'.'' • Lyle Runchey and Joe Jordan have, been attending, the beginning Latin class recently. Latin seems to be something new for Lyle, but Joe attended, an ^advanced Latin class last year. Miss Renaud's classes In Home Economics are finishing dressmaking this week. The dresses were l«v* spected and criticized by the class. In most cases the cost (cotton) was $2.50. : .• The girls arid boys' glee clubs are practicing songs to be sung at the commencement exercises. .Selected groups from the clubs 'are practicing for'the junior-senior banquet. . . -' ( The classes are arranging their work for the May day .exhibit. The pupils are planning to make the F,! t'r&ditift «reV'«ftV6 the roftd *e|t or town, rekdy, and it wlH hot> Mm tftl th« toad to Armstrong I* pav«d. About, 80 men are .employed.., • Theodora How t* Twieh— \ Theodora Movey, who will b« graduated from "Waldorf college, soon, has contracted to teach the 7th and 8th grades In the Haifa con- eolldated schools. She . will also have charge of dramatics. Theodora Is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Hovey.! / ';.. "'. • ' Farewell for Shi. Several women, neighbors of Mrs. Trevett, entertained for her Friday at Mrs. Whitlow's, 35 attending. Bridge was the entertainment. Mrs. Trevett Is moving to Esthervllle, where her husband will manage the Trevett & Kent grocery store. 51. E. Brotherhood Gronp Meets— A group meeting of members of the Methodist Brotherhood was held at Fenton Monday evening,, and a good-sized delegation from Swea City attended. Lucille thomson .to Manchester— Lucille Thomson, who has been music supervisor at Hudson two years, has 1 contracted to teach In the Manchester schools next year Other Swea City. . Max Kent is here, as manager of the Trevett & Kent store, and Mrs. Kent will arrive sometime this week. They will live in the house way i OHiy SJUnday evening,on .the The three were In ford coupe when it hit the narrow cement bridge oft the other aide' of the railroad crossing and Jumped Into the ditch. ^*he car facing west whcn „ fc ground, and the two l h were broken while the ,,! had the-tires torn rt * 1 now ' In * the car \\t bo0) doors were to completely off. TI Where M.n, p.* : ' of the wor' One of the world's tlnnce tests Is projects and their mothers, day pro. gram big successes this year. , Due to an oversight in last week's news, Craig Smith's name did not appear on ,the honor roll. Craig deserved the place, so we are happy to make the correction. The junior speech club of Room D had a great day Friday. Invitations to parents were, placed in flowers taken home Wednesday evening. •Miss Plaehn commented on the good behavior of her classes last week. It was explained by the fact that tests were given i every day. The typing classes have completed project books, and though the work was hard the results are well worth the time and effort. The grade children are working on broadcasting projects. They prepare their, own programs. Swea City no* occupied by the Trevetts. The William Dows, of Algona, .were week-end visitors at the Peter Bhlers home. Mrs. Dow is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bhlers. HM Strong Properties The sweetness of sncclmrlne It variously estimated at 300 to 500 times that of cnne sugar. AUTO • • -U , I tH . ^^^^^ . REPAIR ' and , SERVICE We employ skilled mechanlj and guarantee you a J factory job. ailj _ \ We also sell TIRES, BATTERIES, ACCESSORIES WE CURE ; \Aufo-knocksis SOUTH OF COURTHOUSE ELBERT Series Test Results are High— The fifth and sixth of a series of Lane-Green Unit Achievement tests were»given last week. The standard median on the fifth test was 18 points, but Miss Miller's classes made 25.. The highest scores were: Ferniey Nolle and Agnes firaun, 37 points; Duane Jensen and Lavopne Larson, 34; Norma Raney, 33; Theo. Gaskill and Le Roy Dole, 32. The standard median for the sixth test was 17 points, and the classes scored an average of 19 points. The high est were; .Ferniey-Nolle, 34; Agnes Braun, 32; and Lavonne Larson, 31. Boy Hurt by Car Accident— Just after dismissal last Thursday evening, Wayne Riddle suffered painful injuries in an accident which took place in front of the Bryant building. He ran into the street from between two parked cars, and was struck down by a car driven by Mrs. John Frankl. The boy was taken immediately to the hospital, where it was found that he had suf fered a broken collar bone, a rathei feevere head injury, and cuts and bruises. Class Flay Draws Crowds—The seniors enjoyed a fine attes dance for their play, The Busybody at the Call last Thursday and Fri day evenings. Besides large loca patronage, between 60 and 70 ,re servations were made by pupil from other schools. Emmetsburg had 27 representatives, and the Lu Verne and Vernon Consolidated schools each sent about twenty. v\\\\\\\\ Mothers Banquet II. S. Athletes— The annual Athletic banquet, given last week Tuesday night by the mothers, was a great success. The tables were decorated in the school colors, purple and gold. Three Mexicans furnished stringed-instrument music during the dinner hour. Messrs. I^auritzen and Granner each gave short talks, as did also the captains of the basketball and baseball teams. New captains were then elected. For the girls' basketball team Alice Moulton was elected; 1'or the boys, Holland Gabel. Irvin Klin- siek is baseball captain for next year. Drake Students Give Program—7 A group of students from*Drake University gave a musical prograir at the high school Friday. This pro gram was to have been given th< Monday before, but the singer failed to arrive. It was a pleasan surprise when Supt. Overmyer an nounced the Friday appearance Each number was followed by en thusiastic applause. Typing 1 Results are Good— Miss Kreikenbaum says results i the last official typing tests wer good. In the advanced class Jau nita Potter won' a 60-word pin; Hele Bat't, 50-word pin; and WHma Kth'e- ington, 40-word pin. In the beginn ing class, Bernice Harrington wo a 50-word pin, and Ellen Steuss Rheumatism Victim 111 Again — Doctor Devine was called Friday for Evelyn Mayne, who had another attack. of rheumatism and has been critically sick. Her aunt, Mrs. Kelley, had. been helping care for her, but Sunday a nurse took charge. Silver Extracted by Doctor — While Esther Junkermeler was gathering eggs the other day she slipped and fell, and a sliver entered one of her legs. She had to go to Doctor Devine to get the silver removed. READ THE WANT ADA'S. Attend Fairmont Brotherhood Meet- The Fairmont Methodist Brotherhood entertained the Armstrong and Forest City groups last week Tuesday evening, and some 50 men from Iowa attended. Among Swea City- ns were C. F. Sperbeck, S. V. Carer, Samuel Warburton, Frank homson, August Peterson, Ole Sey- ir, and the Rev. B. L. Weaver. The ev. J. W. Holland, pastor. of the irst Methodist church at St. Paul, as the principal speaker, and he nphasized six menaces to society oday: politics without principle; esire for wealth without work; leaeure without conscience; knowl- dge without power; science with- ut humanity; religion without sac- ifice. each Deemer Will-Leave— Carl Deemer, for three years oach here, has signed a contract at ;ayard as high school principal and oach. Bayard has an enrollment of 25 in the high school. During the liree years of Mr. Deemer's work ere as coach the Swea City basket- all team won three county tournaments, two district tournaments, nd one sectional tournament. Bayrd has both basketball and football earns. rowd Attends Senior Flay— The senior play, The End of the Lane, was given in the high school auditorium Friday evening. - The :ast consisted of: Burton Thomson, Sverett Jensen, Maynard Jensen, Villiam Moore, Clayton Roalson, lorence Dinzy, Louise Simmons, Margaret ' Kuchynka, Elsie Smith, Harriett Poole, and Florence E. Anderson. The play was greeted by a 'ull house. {unnuli Erlckson Is Bride— Hannah Erickson and Kenneth Shultz were married at Loa Angeles April 17. Hannah, who lived here .ill recently. Is a daughter of Fred Drickson. She was graduated from Alhanibra, Calif., high echool In 1927, and later from the general lospltal, Los Angeles, as nurse. Mr. Schultz Is a resident of California, where they will make their home. Earn Ames Trip Expenses— The Smith-Hughes agricultural girls served coffee, pie, and sandwiches to the public Friday evening n the basement of the echoolhouse. The money was used to pay expenses of the girls to Ames this week. The Smith-Hughes boys served hot lunches on the "street Saturday evening to help pay their expenses. Aid Serves Hay Breakfast— The Methodist Aid served a May breakfast to the public May 1 in the church basement, and some 150 people patronized them, as the result of which the society realized a neat sum. This was the first time anything of the kind had been tried here, and it seemed a popular innovation. Pavers Begin Work'Monday— The paving work started Monday morning. Preparations had been going on for some time, but the pouring of cement was delayed. The S. S. Class X>ast week Monday night J Gelhaus took her Suaday Anita Mimeographing Advance YES SIR!! WE LIKE ALGONA! In fact we like it so well-and have received sack I nice courteous treatment in .your town that are opening an electric store in the building /formerly occupied by Ed Holecek's Radio Shop,! and will be -BSESf Open for Business Saturday May 9 ..} . "i" :.v- • •. - , . -W Mr. Dennis Pratt will be In charge of our Algona atonl and service and will be assisted by Mr. Cecil NorthropJ Both are up to the minute In their line, and will begltil to serve; yoii, in your electrical needs, whether it to U floor socket,' switch, receptacle fixture, a house wirN job or anything on up in size to large public buildings. We are, as you know, the electrical contractors on yoB new school house and-will give yon the same good senk«| on outside jobs that we are putting into your school Give us a call. Come and get! acquainted. We are hereto mm ^ , t . i *.,.-. . • | : " : " : ' ; stay. Beamer Electric Co. «PAT» North Thorington Street. "DENNY" Algon8,Io«l Giving satisfaction for 30- years to over 2,000,000 users. Lifetime Porcelain Tub $79-50 $5 Down $1,50 a week Small Carrying Charge.. Washes big £ut>fulls in 5 to 7 minutes- Clean collars, clean cuffs, no hand Balloon wringer rolls, Foster's Furniture Store

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