Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on May 14, 1931 · Page 6
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KOSSUTH CfrttNTY L AtflONA. IOWA Laws & Taxes Too many laws and too much taxes. We have federal laws, state laws, county laws, corporation laws, by-laws, brother-in-laws and out- . laws. All these laws make taxes higher and higher. We have property tax, store tax, auto tax, gas tax, water tax, light tax, cigar tax, street tax, school tax, any tax, and carpet tax. About half the people of this country are producers. They work for a living. The other half are state and government employes, high financiers, gangsters, and common bums. ' Half the people have to do the work and make enough money to support the whole crowd. This makes double taxation for them. They are paying the other fellow's taxes, as well as their own. I work sixteen hours a day trying to make ends meet, and just when I get them together and ready to tie In a hard knot some son-of-a-gun comes along and moves the ends. No use kicking, as long as I get fried mush for breakfast and four or five cups of coffee during the day I can keep right on selling shoes. We have a larger stock and a better stock this year than we ever handled before. In men's dress oxfords and shoes we are showing some wonderful values. We have stocked some very high-class oxfords this year. All the new things in the "Classic" and Freeman Beddows famous shoes and oxfords. In the ladles' pumps and ties our showing is as smart ,.and classy as any shown in this part of the state and you are getting them at a good deal less money. Our line of ladles' comfort slippers at 51.69 and $1.9S are better than ever. In fact they are the same kind that you paid us $2.25 and $2.50 for last year. You will need them when the hot days come. Jimmie Neville THE SHOE MAN ALGOITA, IOWA MODERNIZE the INTERIOR of your HOME a\ e you n with tk& MOOTEH EXPERTS! ONLY Special offer $500 DOWN balance monthly, for_a New Hoover and dusling tools Don't forget to telephone or come in. The crew of experts from the famous Hoover factory is in town, at our request. And one of them ivants to see you. A factory-trained Hoover representative will stage in your home the most fascinatingly interesting cleaning demonstration you ever imagined. He will give you the inside facts on cleaning—show you why 'no other cleaner compares with the New Hoover in thorough, gentle efficiency. And he will tell you, too, of a remarkable special offer which we are making while the Hoover men are with us. Worth knowing about—be sure to find out. Free Hoover Inspection Please notice, if you have a Hoover, that a Hoover representative will inspect and adjust your machine free. Telephone for an appointment. W. H, HORAN ELECTRICAL SHOP ALGONA, IOWA SENIOR GLASS, FENTQN. ISTO GIVE PROGRAM Fenton, May 12—The seniors will take charge of the assembly of the high school for what Is called Seniors' day this week Friday afternoon at 2:30. letters and medals will be forwarded and the following program presented: salutatory, Marjorle Bailey; class colors, Wilfred Radlg; class history, Laurence Glaus; class flower, Maxtne Wels- brod; class prophecy, August Krauae; class poem, Eugene Hus- Hantel- Volght; yell; valedictory, The public Is in- The annual bac- A small monthly payment will enable you to modernize the interior of your home and make it look like new. Why not consider a new Breakfast Nook—a new Kitchen Cupboard—a modern Buffet in the dining a room—built-in Book Cases—new Floors—or a modern stairway for the old. Throughout the house, from'cellar to roof, Modernizing will provide a «new home» atmosphere. Botsford Lumber Company M. J. POOL Phone 250 Algona, Iowa. knmpi class motto, Alice man; class will, Veneta class song and Lorena Dreyer. vlted to attend. calaureate sermon will be preached next Sunday evening at the Methodist church, the Rev. J. T. Snyder speaking. The commencement will take place at the high school assembly soom at 8 o'clock next Tuesday evening, E. A. Bennett, Des Moines, speaking. AV. F Iff. S. Hears Program— The Woman's Foreign Missionary society met nt the Methodist church last Thursday afternoon, and devotional services. A Tribute to Mother, were In clnrare of Mrs. Charles Welsbrod. The rest of the program follows: duet, My Wish for You, Mrs. O. J. Stephenson and Mrs. J. F. Newel; reading, Gift of Nations, airs. A. H. Meyer; reading, International Friendship, Mrs. G. W. Newel; reports from delegates to an Algona district convention at Forest City; duet, Mother Knows, Mrs. W. P.'Welsbrod and Mrs. Elmer Wefsbrod. The meeting was closed with a reading, Mother's Day, In poetry by Mrs. Stephenson. Refreshments were served by the hostesses, Mrs. G. D. Bellcen and Mrs. J. T. Snyder, Sub-District Brotherhoods Meet— A sub-district Methodist Brotherhood meeting was held at the local Methodist church last week Monday night, and 75 members from Eether- ville, Armstrong, Graettinger, and Fenton attended. At 7:30 dinner was served by the local Aid. The high school orchestra, directed by Martha Gilbert, played during the banquet, folloylng which the men repaired to the auditorium, where an address by Judge S. A. Clock, of Hampton, was given. Three Join "Fciifon Forwards"— The 4-H club girls met Saturday afternoon at Alma Kruegers, and Muriel Body, H. D. A. from Algona, met with them. New members, Bernice Kramer, Esther Kuecker, and Letha Bilsborough, joined. The club plans a plant sale and lunch May 25 as means of raising money to send one girl and the club leader to a 4-H convention at Ames. Six Altonil Missionary Convention— Among Fenton Methodist women who attended an Algona district missionary convention at Forest City last week Wednesday were Mesdames J. T. Snyder, A. H. MeV- er, O. .1. Stephenson, W. R. Wolfe, W. ,T. Weisbrod, and Elmer Wels- brod. YEOMEN SHIELD PRINTS fl, 0, CLARKE TRIBUTE , The'Mreonmn Shield for'May carries a large picture of the.late A. D. d'arko, who was the Yeomen's first president or 'foreman." Accompanying was a biographical sketch con' clensed from an account which appeared In the Advance just after Mr. Clarke's death. H. C. Evans, editor of the Shield, added the following comment: "No one can look Into the beneficent face of Mr. Clarke and doubt his generous spirit, his fraternallsm. He did not assist the young.frater- nal society for money or position. He never was active In the management of the society. He never drew a dollar in salary from the society. He simply gave the influence of His good name, and advanced several hundred dollars, to encourage a good movement. He lived to know that his efforts in those early days of the society were responsible, at least in part, for all the good the Yeomen has since done. He has gone to his reward." LAKOTA WOMEN IN CAR UPSET; NONE INJURED Lakota, May 12 — Mesdames Daila Smith, W. E. Gutknecht, A. Q. Smith, J. H. \Varburton, and Emma •Gutknecht attended the county federation meeting at Lu Verne last week Tuesday. On the way down as they were crossing a narrow bridge a flat tire caused the car to skid and swing. In order to keep from going down a deep embankment the driver put on brakes and the car upset In the road. One of the women managed to gel the window open, and then openec the door and all got out safely. No one was Injured except for bruises The car was not damaged in any way, not even a glass broken. A itruck from the Lu Verne garage came and righted the car and brought it to town where it was filled with oil. Other cars brough the women to town where they at tended the meeting:, and though a little "upset" they enjoyed the din ner and the afternoon program. etta by the grade pupils, a play by some of the high school students, fortune telling booth, candy and pop corn booth, novelty stand, fish pond, and tea rooms. V. B. Womcrt Take Steal Lesson— Some of the Lincoln township Farm Bureau women attended a meeting at Louie Sachs home last Thursday, where a lesson on meal planning and tireless cookers \yas ;lven. A cooker was made at this meeting and the owner reports bak- ng delicious beans in It Saturday. House on School Site Sold— Mrs. Charles Lewis was high bidder for .the Winters house which ,vns sold to make room for the new school house. The Lewis' have jought the lot. east of the Will Ukena property and will move the house there as soon as possible. Baccalaureate Next Sunday— The Rev. Mr. Boese, of the Lutheran church, will preach the baC' calaureate sermon at the Presbyter- Ian church next Sunday evening. Commencement exercises will be held there next week Wednesday evening, May 20. Forest City, visited relative* here last week- Sunday. ' Lena ottltknecht, spent the weekend with her parents, the.August Gutknechts. < Billy Ley was quite sick last week with tonsllltls, but is Improved. Bon Farrow was Sick most of last week and unable to work. -.• Trench Foot ••war* Athlete's Feel Why suffer from the queer «cln disease causing severe Itching of toes and feet, cracklnf, peellnj akin, blisters, Ringworm, Trench Foot or Hand Itch, when you can avoid Infection and qutckl)' xon's Nl heal your skin •with Dr. Nixon's Nlxoderm? Based on the famous English Hospital formula, discovered by a leading London skin specialist, Dr. Nixon's Nlx- oderm acts with amazing speed, because designed for this particular •kin disease. Nlxoderm Is guaranteed. It must stop Itch and quickly heal your skin or the small cost trill be refunded. .« „„., E. W. LUSBY'S DIMJG STORE Why push ft mower that has no It simply means that you tear the grass cutting it. We use Factory Meth< Le.t us put your mower In working condition Norton Machine Shop West of Courthouse. Methodist Aid Mooting' Postponed— The Methodist Aid was to have met this week Friday, but the meeting has been postponed till next week Thursday aftenoon, when the hostesses will be Mrs. Charles Newel, Mrs. C. F. C. Laage, Mrs}. Orville Ranney, and Mrs. John Meyer. Surprise Honors Woman's Birthday A surprise birthday party was given at Clarence Theesfeld's Sunday evening in honor of Mrs. Theesfeld's birthday. Some 40 persons attended, and Bunco was the entertainment, Mrs. Clarence Wegener winning the high score. Four Attend Federation Convention Mesdames E. C. Weisbrod, C. H. Geronsin, and W. J. Weisbrod, with Maxine Welebrod attended a county federated club convention at Lu Verne last week Tuesday, and Maxine contributed a piano selection to the program. lleaiity Culture Graduate Howe— Alice Kluss, who had been attending a school of beauty culture at Peoria, 111. several months, got home last week Monday for a few weeks with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kluss, before looking for employment. Mrs. Jensvold to South Dakota— Mrs. William Turley's mother Mrs. Jensvold, who lias been serious ly ill while visiting here Is somewhat recovered although still very weak. She has been very homesick and insisted on going home to Chester, S. D. Another daughter, Mrs. Petsch, of Wichita, Kan., has been here for some time helping care for her. Her husband and another daughter, Mrs. Larimer, with whom Mrs. Jensvold lives, came Saturday and they took her by automobile ' to Chester, S. D., Sunday afternoon. New Yorker Talks ;it Cluircli— Dr. Brown, of Kew York City, a representative of the Board of National Missions, spoke in the Presbyterian church Friday evening on "The Church Being There." The Rev. Mr. Brown is executive secretary of Chicago Presbytery. The Sunday evening service was in honor of mothers, and a six reel movie was shown, the subject, Somebody's Mother. Twin Lnke Cottage is Opened— The Rev. and Mr. Frerking went to Twin Lakes Tuesday to open their cottage for the season. On Tuesday, May 19, at the Frerking cottage will be held the annual get- MethmHst Aid Plans Entertainment Mrs. Otto Koppen was hostess to the Methodist Aid last week Wednesday. Plans are made for an entertainment to be given at the church. Tuesday, May |19. Other Lakota. Mrs. Harry Moe arrived home Wednesday from Spokane, Wash., whore she attended the funeral of her sister. Robert Clemens -and Lorraine Smith met her at Albert Lea and brought her home. The H. Hansens last week Sunday entertained the Alfred Mauerstads, of Graettinger, the Max Mehls, the Orville Christiansens, and the H. P. Hansons, all of Frost, Minn. Dav e Stewart and children, of Algona, the Martin Beckers, Irvlngton, the Nick Koppens and Ferd Koppen, Lakota, were Sunday 'visitors with the P. L. Koppens. Mrs. H. H. Murray and children spent part of last week visiting her parents at Forest City while Dr. Murray was attending a dental convention at Des Moines. Mrs. Harold Plerce's brother, R. R. Keese and a friend, Howard Rude, both of Ellsworth, spent the week-end with the Peirces. The Rev. ' Mr. Johnson preached the baccalaureate sermoji Sunday evening for the Ledyard graduating class. The Harry Wortmans, of George, visited at the Julia and I. E. Wortman's last week Saturday and Sunday. Mrs. L. J. Needham and daughters Gretchen and La Von drove to Des Moines Friday returning Saturday, Harry Mussman took his parents, the H. D. Mussmans, to Sheffield Sunday to visit a daughter. ' Bob' Clemans, Carl Bobo, Sylvia Koppen and Lorraine Smith were Algona visitors Saturday. Will Keinttz and his father, F. W. I ONLY $5 DOWN I $1.50 a Week Guarantees you clean collars, clean cuffs, no hand rubbing—washes big tubfulls clean in 5 to 7 minutes. ^ • Features ! ' . '. " ' Full open porcelain' tub, Westinghouse motor, Lovell pressure cleanser with balloon rolls— beautiful appearance. $ 79 == Giving satisfaction for 30 £5 years to over 2,000,000 users. .50 Slightly Highei on Terms FACTORY GUARANTEED • Foster's Furniture Store ALGONA, IOWA Ketnitz, were business callers in Al together of the University of Dubuque at which 12 to 1-i former graduate ministers and families will spend the day together and talk over old times. Don't Rasp Your Thro With Harsh Irritants School Pupils Enjoy Carnival— The local school held a carnival Friday evening. The teachers had charge of the program part of which consisted of a health play, an • oper- Screens— Other Fenton News. The C. H. Geronsins and Mr. Geronsin's father, George Geronsin, motored to Sibley Sunday and spent the day at Charles Stewart's. The elder Mr. Geronsin remained there for a longer visit with his daughter, Mrs. Stewart. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Elm, Des Moines, came last Thursday to visit with the latter's aunts, Mrs. Henry Miller, and Mrs. Robert Vottler, before leaving for an extended visit in Germany. The Supt. Belkens went to Duncombe Saturday morning and from there drove to Iowa Falls to visit Mr. Belken's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Belken, till Sunday afternoon. Edna Lauritzen, Whittemore, came Sunday evening to take charge of the housework at John Bspe's while Mrs. W. F. Lakin takes treatment at an Estherville hospital. Dr. and Mrs E. W. Ruske spent last week at Dts Moines, where the doctor attended a state dental convention and Mrs. Ruske visited her sister, Mrs. Robert Morse. Viola Light, Frances Bailey, and Julia Ames, teaching at Brltt, spent the week-end at John Light, Frank Bailey, and R. C. Goetsch homes respectively. Verdell Lauritzen, Whittemore, visited from Friday evening till Sunday afternoon at the H. C. Lindsey and Harry Haase homes. A. P. Peterson returned last week Wednesday from an extended, aeries of visits with relatives at Des Moines and Sterling, 111. The Dr. A. W. Whitlows, Swea City and the F. C. Bailej-s were entertained at the parental Frank Bailey home Sunday. Margie Kleinheksel, teacher, spent the week-end with Marietta Helgaeon, Armstrong. A. H. Krause went to Des Moines Sunday to attend a grocers' convention till Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Weisbrod were dinner guests at Paul Krlethe's, near Burt, Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Wolfe, Klemme, Sunday at W. R. Wolf.es. ' We filled a few orders last week and are ready anytime for more. Have the work done now before the mosquitoes sure to follow these rains begin to pester you. We make and screen new frames or just screen old ones. Cultivator Shovels-— We sharpen, repoint and re- polish till they look like new. Bring yours in and if they are not worth fixing we'll tell you so frankly. Fishing Boats— Made one last week, using wood for the frame and covering it with sheet iron. They are surprisingly cheap. We also make trailers for boats or anything else. Hayracks— Time to get your orders in for hayracks if you want them for the first alfalfa cutting. The one just finished which you see in our yard is for sale. Wagon Repairs- This is the time of year when your wagon needs to be at its best. We are prepared to do all kinds of wagon repairing on short notice. General Repairing— Remember, we do all kinds of repairing in which wood and Iron are required. 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