Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on June 18, 1931 · Page 9
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i^mx'' board of t'«l approval "of any of the Kbv 78 of theil'58 mem- f 'he lieutenant "»« f °' The ».- ,„„ It sent Jit S T,1' 'directing the law '"* °Sie them according Itemize TKe oi-dei , "board 2975 PAPERS Printed Last Week tarjert circulation bjr far In Kossnlli. Volume 30 OTflDC 1rHE) ' TOIJ °* M1 o I Ur u Th " |R OM ***** not keep coming after yofc «fi«f It Save jronrielf (ntare embarraitmeit fey .the paper yon can .Hop when r** •••* pcd. ' ALGONA, IOWA, JUNE, 18 1931 Number 40 Complete Census Report for Kossuth Is Made *~ . ._ U i 1500," . a, not* honor- that 7 pesky audit :don *t you - though grab you i«, it's up:to you ' rules the board, t' legislators give heart goes out to sundry ,. ho bought ,a Postal now, 'n on which to write p, a poem oC love to wall- Itabe at home. ' Ceep to think that every legislator spent a aim, 'twas for aspirin and or sweetly scented toilet i' he'd write It in his little "'that hardened auditor may „„,<! evening and the setting proclaims another day is wear'ly snoozeward his way to rest—he'd Bother day. With audit 3 he'd temporize^- "Nay, [old man, you Itemize." I should he spend upon the ; a dime for hot dog 'he j eat, or taste of peach or ipkln Pies, he's told by board itemize." . might he use the tele- ,.j to qulzz if all Is well at ie; o'er phone he's not allow, prate except for business B state. And always there, .j his eyes, the order, "Sir, L itemize." Is mind's a mess, with Ley, dates, his brains awhirl contemplates on hiring girl Igure out just what the mat- i all about. i chews his pencil, bites -his :, his power of concentration he runs his fingers igh his hair and offers sun| fervent prayer; 'he weeps, ns, he loudly cries, "O, |i, 0 why, this itemize?" o—o I to the ex-legislator's troubles ortaiion will be allowed t homeward trip during recess, i poor devil can't turn in a t room and board that week if i home. Just seems to-me that is getting tighter and FOREIGN BORN GAME FROM 21 OTHER NATIONS Women Outnumbered by Men, Report Reveals. Kossuth county Una 54 divorced men and 41 divorced women residing within' Its borders, according to the 1!)30 government census figures released recently. Widowed men there are 341, and widowed women 615. Many other Interesting figures are revealed by the report, which la now being sent out by the government. Of the males 15 years of age or over In the county, 339G are single and 5138 are married, while of the women, 2260 are single and 5101 are married. Few Children Out of School. Not quite all of the younger children In the county have been attending school regularly, but the percentage is high: 98.3'per cent of the youngsters from 7 to 13 years of age, Inclusive, have been attending school, the report shows, and that Is 3992 out of a possible 4041. After 15 years of age the record drops off rapidly, however, and for the 18 to 20 years of age Inclusive class only 22.4 per c^nt were attending school, or 323 from a possible 1441. Just how many babies are there In the county, Is a question often asked, but seldom answered. The census report reveals that there are 538 under one year old, 261 boys and 277 girls, and at the time the census was taken no Negro babies were included In the number. More Males than Females. The largest number of the population of the county, which Is 25450, divided 13219 males and 12233 females, in any age division Is from 35 to 44 years, the census report shows. In this age group are 3045, and In the 45 to 54 division are 2334. The report lists 5 Negroes in the county. Of the older persons, 445 Verne .. 451 Plum Creek. 242 Portland Prairie. .. Hamsey lilverdale Seneca Sherman Springfield Swea 332 Union 213 Wesley 53fi Whittemore. GCfi 300 374 305 302 317 290 2B2 4.SI i236 251 351 240 271 2f,2 245 204 269 27S R23 659 832 47S 551 71 H 551 588 569 541 424 601 590 105S 1325 S, S, PROGRAM GIVEN BY THE G, H, CHILDREN and substantial gifts scattered about the home. Gospel Team Next Sunday— Services at 9:45 at the South Cresco church and at the Good Hope church at 11 next Sunday morning will be in charge of a gospel team from the Algona Methodist church. This organization Is favorably spoken of and will be worth TWO COW-TESTING GROUPS IN ANNUAL TOUR AND PICNIC Good Hope, .Tune 10 — Children's < hearing, day services at the Good Hope —— church Sunday delighted and in- Vls " "<"»>><>'<" Irlx Form— , A group of women, including Mrs. spired an audience which filled the N ^ Cot ton, Mrs. Kate Annis, Mrs. church to capacity. The program Claude Salisbury, Mrs. Presley was presented by the Junior cle- parlmont of the Sunday school, assisted by the young people's choir. Much credit is due to officers and teucherfi responsible for preparation i Tumors Buy Algonn Homo— Sarchett, and Mrs. W. .T. Bourne, went to Humboldt in the Bourne car last Thursday to visit a peony and Iris farm. We force the lawmaker to _ Des Moines during recess If n eat off us, or we allow lum i a mile for the trek lioine- fhe wants to visit the week kit wife and babies, and expect i starve while visiting. 'Taint o—o |lng further to his troubles, we i that he must now itemize (things before he can shoot' ;ers. He has to itejnize his lone and telegraph biz and {dates and to whom. And. 'his must be accounted for by i and dates purchased. And t. collect for any expense |to January 12 or after- April 's year. And It's terrible. If > five gallons of gas in the | January n to haul him to '1 Hill January 12, he'll have to | up out of his own jeans. o—o i grab act, whatever that n't seem to (unction so )ly after all. At any rate |l<tislator has to hire a book- r to account for liU stamps [«Us and sleeps and tele- iris overhead i to a point where there's *y In law making after , o—o 11 know how many pounds of necessary in the makeup of of clothes. But here's M. C. [advertising i n the Delta Press wants to exchange ilOO i of good -wool for a suit of If wool is worth 14 cents a e certainly can't expect a * suit. If he's built about • he perhaps ca n get away '.out it he's much bigger than "! he'd have to be satisfied c °at and vesti o—o ' ir.. - president of the Iowa ['"deration ot Labor, in a w Ottuniwa the other day were 75 years or over. The county has 160 persons ten years old and over who are classed as Illiterates, or a percentage of .8, which is average among the coun- us more ." He didn't say what «m for. But I"ll agree that were the legislature * about 150 democrats it my feelings a bit. o\v that 150 democrats Much more harmful than i Lu' Ma yl ) e were we to b both democrats and repub- ties of Iowa which has an average of only .8 per cent, the lowest of any of the first 33 states on which the figures have been compiled in the United States. Of the number of Illiterates in the county 69 are foreign born whites. 21 Countries Represented. From what countries do the 2152 foreign born whites in the county come? How many are there from each country? From England there are 54, Scotland 17, Wales 3, Northern Ireland 4, Irish Free State 33, Norway 201, Sweden 252, Denmark 196, Netherlands 51, Luxemburg 73, Switzerland 32, France 11, Germany 1057, Poland 7, Czechoslovakia 17, Austria 34, Yugoslavia 1, Russia 35, Greece 0, Italy 0, Canada-French 2, Canada-other 44, and all others 28. Of even more interest Is the number of native white persons in the county of foreign or mixed parentage. Sons and daughters whose father or mother, or both, were from England there are 324, from Scotland 111, Wales 22, Northern Ireland 44, Irish Free State 366, Norway 676, Sweden 650, Denmark 493, Netherlands 128, Luxemburg 321, Switzerland 174, France 80, Germany 4435, Poland 15, Czechoslovakia 44, Austria 114, Yugoslavia 0, Russia 57, Greece 5, Italy 2, Canada^French 13, Canada-other 269. 5J11 Men Work on Farms. The industries of the county were led by far by the agricultural group, 5211 males and 120 females giving agriculture as their occupation. Among the next highest were those in the wholesale and retail trade, exclusive of automobiles, 574 men classifying in this section and 143 women. Two hundred and ninety- nine men were engaged in the building industry and no one gave his occupation as forestry and fishing. None were listed under "coal mines." County population in Detail. The population by townships: Male Fern. White Negro The North Kossuth and "\Vest Bend cow-testing nssociaticms held their annual tours and picnics lust week Tuesday and Wednesday. The West Bend association held judging contest's at the U. B. Chambers farm, where Holsteln.s were judged and at C. B. Thatcher's, where Guernseys were judged. Bern- Ingtiaus won Clrst and Mr. Thatcher second. Judging contests are annual events in each association to select representatives to take part in contests at the Waterloo Dairy Cattle Congress. At noon Tuesday a picnic dinner for the West Bend association was served at the Grotto park. George Jacobs, president, presided at an afternoon program which included short talks by County Agents Virgil Webster, Pelo Alto, and B. R. Morrison, Kossuth. H. C. Wille, of the Ames dairy extension service, emphasized the value of quality In relation to broadening the market for dairy products, and Floyd Johnston, Ames, who conducted the judging contest also spoke on the value o£ records. The North Kossuth association met at Hen,ry Lampe's, west oC Bancroft, where a judging y contest was held and a picnic dinner served; L. F. Kennedy won the high score on placing: four classes of Holsteins, including bull calves, yearling heifers, and a class each of 3-year-olds and cows. John .Wesselman placed second; Jos. Steenhard third. Kittenball games offered sport a.t the meetings of both associations. A feature of the West Bend meet- Ing was a can rolling contest for women won by Mrs. Gus Bernlng haus. These associations, with the help of their testers, Bernard Downing, West Bend, and Virgil Loucks, Led yard, keep records on feed cost anti production of each cow In members' herds. ,'..'. , . I Turners have recently closed a deal .reclate faithful cooperation of pu- fol . a rcsl(lence pro ,, er ty at Algona. of the program, and they In turn ap- P pils and parents. In addition to the .set program, Mrs. Charles Rutledge, Mrs. Raymond Reid, and Qulnten BJustrom were received Into membership In the church, and the sacrament of baptism was administered to David Walter, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Plum, Betty Jane daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Bngstrom, and Robert Charles, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Engstrom. The sacrament wae also administered to Duane Lee, son of Sir. and Mrs. Walter Gramenz, Silvis, 111., and Doris Loraine, daughter o£ Mr. and Mrs. Howard Salisbury, Burt, at the Good Hope parsonage last week Monday evening. We understand that the William They are at present occupying the louse on the Peter Martin farm vest of the Good Hope church. ComcM from N. T. A'lu UBS— Mrs. Lyle Morris arrived a week ago Sunday from Northport, Long Island, N. Y., to spend the summer with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Dittmer. She made the trip by me, leaving New Yory City the preceding Thursday and reaching Ames Saturday night. She stopped off at Buffalo one night. Mrs. Morris was met at Ames by Mr, and Mrs. Leonard Dittmer. Mr. Morris remains in the east for several weeks to collaborate with a Columbia university educator in the production of a school text. He has been re-engaged in his present position in the schools of Northport for the coming year at an advance in salary. Comer Ilodds to Farm Here— We are informed that Homer Dodds is to occupy his farm here next year. It is now occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Wallace McArthur, vho are seeking another place to which to move. LOTTERY TICKET FROM CUBA SHOWN TO KIWANIS CLUB Before the Kiwanls club last Thursday noon Dr. R. M. Wallace reviewed a trp to Cuba which he made last spring: after attending an international Kiwanls convention at Miami. He found that the Cubans look upon the United States with great favor. American leaders of the Spanish-American war, like Pres idents McKlnley ami Roosevelt are venerated like Cuban heroes, and their life histories are taught in the public schools. Statues of Ameri cans who participated in the war have been erected in almost every Cuban city. The Cubans are naturally laziy and indifferent. The poor state of the Cuban government is largely attributed to the general indifference of the population. Graft 'Is In fact expected to predominate in government. The Cubans were taught by centuries of Spanish misrule and ex- pVtation to expect it. The Cuban president some years ago inaugurated a government lottery, and through free gifts of num- bers In the lottery political situation. he controls the Doctor Wallace exhibited one of the lottery tickets, good for one 1-100 of a number. If his number had been pulled out he would have shared winnings with 99 other holders of fractional parts of the same number. The lotteries are conducted twice a month, ahd are largely patronized by Cubans. In fact the profits from the national lottery are enough to enable the president, tw- galn unlimited power -merelBV through the distribution of the fMw- tickets to senators and members off.' the lower house. These ajrc sold fcF" the recipients pocketed. and the • better READtfc* I WANT ADS Other Good Hope. William Spear came from Campla, Wis., Friday night and remained till Sunday evening. He was accompanied on his return by Mrs. Spear and the children, who had heen visiting here a week or ten days. Mr, Spear is manager of a lumber and hardware general supply business. Victor Foster, Charles City, grandnephew, and Mrs. May Kelso, niece,- of Fairfield, with her son John are guests o£ Mr. and Mrs. \V. J. Bourne. Victor will remain for the summer. CONGREGATIONAL PASTOR AND FAMILY SETTLED HERE The Rev. and Mrs. F. J. with their children, arrived Clark, Friday 14-LB. PIKE LANDED BY FORMER AL60NIAN Ralph M. Ballard, former Algon- ian, sends to the Advance this clipping from the Redwood Falls, Minn., Gazette: "Local artists of the rod and reel may have to go some to land a fish bigger than the record one caught by Ralph M. Ballard in Green Lake. It was a northern pike weighing 14 pounds 2 ounces. "W. E. Paffrath landed one 12 Ibs, oz. Both were booked on a Daredevil. Dr. Johnson and Chas. Porter also caught some big ones. Paffrath's hardware store offers a prize to the person catching the biggest fish this summer. F. Rome landed a bass weighing 4 Ibs. 8 oz. It was lured by a 'frog harness.' Another bass caught by the party was 4 oz. less heavy, hooked by a bassoreno. All these fish were caught in Green Lake, north of Willmar." Pastor Burrows Moves. The Rev. and Mrs. R. A. Burrows are now at Dallas Center, whence they moved from Oakland last month, and Mr. Burrows is pastor of the Presbytrian church thex-e Mr. Burrows was graduated from a seminary at Omaha this spring. His wife Is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Wright. Surprise Honors Mrs. Annls— A. surprise party planned by th< daughter, Mrs. Don Moore, was th< occasion of a day of pleasure foi Mrs. Kate Annis. The guests were mostly Intimate friends of early neighborhood days and included Mrs. W. J. Bourne, Mrs. N. L. Cotton, Mr. and Mre. Claude Salisbury, Mr. and Mrs. Edw. Dittmer, Mrs. Mary Steinman, Mrs. Presley Sarchett, and the Rev. and Mrs. Allen H. Wood. Mrs. Moore was assisted in entertaining by Mrs. Roy Sarchett, Mrs. William Spear, Jessie Sarchett, nd Beth Annis. It was an all-day ffair, and a covered-dish luncheon •as served at noon. settled in the Congregational parsonage. Mr. Clark went to Eugene, Ore., former home of the family, three weeks ago to attend exercises at which the daughter Clarlbel was graduated from the Eugene high school and to help pack the household goods. The elder of two eons, Frederick, has completed his freshman year in electrical engineering at the state university of Oregon nd will enter Iowa State college, Lmes, this fall. He Is a member of he Alpha Tau Omega social fraternity. Joseph, youngest child, Is 11, and is in junior high school. Mrs. Clark spent a week here in the ipring. pcople would ,There were 6$ ntly . , in the house last winter, "tot the farmer got. ,On I guess John's right. o — o ICni Con S re ssman Cyre|U> e suggested that we in- Intr tM r man <J tor ham by l»8 thicker slices. That's a '• N O\V the thing to do ' Ior the lthe h, ce thicl?er ' worth eets far mer gets about a heaven knows where cents e °- but * e y 8 rieUt - cut th » eat more ham, to . c)nB " m P Uo n. wxd *> Algona Buffal -,—1940 579 Burt 607 Cresco , 302 Eagle 219 Fenton 558 Garfield — 349 German — 359 Grant :- 226 Greenwood _ 708 Harrison — 636 Hebron ,— 289 Irvinfftdn _ 406 Ledyarfl — 677 Lincoln — 303 Lotta Creek- 367 2145 549 575 257 165 515 . 312 302 176 679 618 219 376 620 241 315 3986 1128 1182 559 384 1073 661 661 396 1365 1249 458 782 1252 533 682 Cafe Changes Hands. Burt, June 16—The Sewick Cafe which has been operated by Mr. anc Mrs. Arthur Leaeon for a number o years, was sold last week to M Beckwith, Frost, Minn. The Beck withs took possession at once. The Leasons have not yet' decided on their plans for the future. Davern to Retreat. Father T. J. Davern went to Slou: City Sunday to spend most of th week In retreat. He is expectei home tomorrow. YOU SAVE IN BUYING WEHLER 1 Jtent- with- the ham. sense of Cyrenmj, 0 — o ln the about the ft $8.50 WEHLEH & CO. POWDER hower Honors Raymond Belds— A post-nuptial shower sponsored y the Aid in honor of Mr. and Mrs. iaymond Reid brought together 60 uests at the Good Hope parsonage ast week Monday evening. A short rogram of music and readings was liven by Vera Steil, Algona, and toy Leeper, Lone Rock, and orig nal poems and .philosophleings "ave hints with the aid of which he honorees discovered practical LOANS .300 or less obtained quickly on Furniture, Automobiles and L Stock. Can be repaid by small equa monthly payments. Our new pay ment extension plan protects YOU when sick or out of employment. LOANS MADE TO School Teacher* 'On Your Own Signature For immediate service call, write o phone Chat. Kuchynka 814 E. State, Phone 899 Representing Federal Finance Co., Des Moines SEND IT TO THE For Leisure It's so easy, simple and eminently satisfactory to just bundle up your washing and turn it over to our collector with the feeling that the most distasteful 'part of housework is off your hands for the week. It means added leisure, home comfort and better apparel .appearance. KIRSGH LAUNDRY Phone 267. Very Low Round Trip Fares to CHICAGO a Day Coach Excursion $8.00 15 Day First Class $16,19 Coach excursion tickets good only on trains leaving Friday, June 19, Saturday, June 20, and not later than 7 18 a. m. Sunday, June 21. Tickets good returning on all trains scheduled to r^ach original starting point not later than midnight of Monday, June ?! Children half fare. No baggage checked. First-class round trip excursion tickets will be good on trains leaving Friday, June 19, and will be honored in Sleeping and Parlor cars on payment of usual charge for space occupied. Tickets good returning on all trains scheduled to reach ^riginal parting; point by misJuight o| July .6; 19^. Children half fare, paggage chewed. Sunday, Jwe 81, So* TS, Your C. & N. W. R'y Ticket Agent can arrange for your baseball tickets. s tWs iplondi* dinnce to enjoy » grand owt- ,. *§«»*» ChfcW * Notth Wetttfi Rittway H. W. Post Dray and Transfer Long Distance Hauling Every load insured against loss and damage of all kinds. Equipped to do all kinds of hauling and draying. PHONE 298 Algona, Iowa. . NO SHIPPED IN MIXTURES But made from the finest Dairy Products CREAM - MILK,- EGGS Produced on your own farms .' The flavbrs—pure chocolate and vanilla, made right from the cocoa and vanilla beans. Real fruits and nuts used in the fancy creams. THE RESULTS is the most uniquely delicious ice cream that it is possible to buy. H03IE MADE ICE CHE AM Made and served at the Algonquin Confectionary Sold in Pints, Quarts, and. Gallons. 101 East State St. J - F - BBHEMBB, AIKWU, The quality you want.. the price you approve* If th« things you want most in a motor car havo cost mora than you car* to pay—and if tho can you folk you could easily buy havo not quito satisfied you —Kara is a timoly mossag* ... A lot of paopla just liko you havo found in Pontiac both tho quality thay want and a price they approve. Suppose you are driving a Pontiac for the first time. What do you find? Going along at medium speed, you notice how smooth and quiet the engine is. You wonder how'it will be at nigh speed, and a test shows it is just as smooth. For Pontiac's 6O h. p. You examine the Pontiac interior, at once you see that the upholstery I* genuine mohair or whipcord. You nod) that seat springs are deep, cushions •oft, and the driver's seat easy •» adjust the way you like it. How about protection against heat* cold, and rain?—you ask. And ye* learn that the fine Fisher-built Pentiac body is weather-tight and leak proof. Everything has been done for your complete comfort. There remains only Pontiac's effect e* other people. Glances you notice) along the street, and the comment* *f your friends soon settle that I Yew engine is big enough to do all you know you are right in your judgment* .• fk without laboring. But don't stop at this imaginary to* Over a back road, Pontiac'c "rubber Take a new Pontiac out on the rapd) insulation" at 43 points in tho chassis and ask it to do everything you was* •uroly does tako up road shocks and a car to do. Lot H provo that it KM £ * res Pontiac fine-car riding oaso. So tho four hydraulic shock absorbers, •nd tho othor niceties of design. provo tho quality you want—thon ask tka price. It's a figuro you will wa approve. PONTIAC '793^ ' MAKING MEW FRIEHPS AMP KEEPING THE OLD DELIVERED Two-door Sedan or Coupe* equipped »nd delivered In Algona, »7»3,W. Sport C 1888,60. Four-door Sedan or Convertible Coupe, *8f3.BO, Custom Sedan, 9»0|.fce, Al| e«ri equipped with front and rear bumper*, laock ^bsorberi, fire wire wiieek, »»< «*tr» tll% tube and tire lock. " *.'',.,." Hfr 'MpflfrpW^^Nr SPM^?^^¥ WP ^ ijjjP^af gjpwl&lfflh fi OAKLAND

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