Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on July 2, 1931 · Page 8
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PAGE EIGHT ALGONIANS IN CAR ACCIDENT NEAR HUMBOLDT Last week's Humboldt Republican published the following story in which Algonlans will be interested: Two women, a Miss Matson of Algona, and Mrs. John Becker, of St. Joe, received severe cuts Wednesday when the cars in which they were riding struck the raised culvert on the new highway 169 about a mile and a half south of Humboldt, at a rapid rate of speed, throwing the passengers to the tops of the cars. "Miss Matson, who was with Mr. and Mrs. Goddard, of Algona, was riding In the back seat of the car at the time of the accident, slightly before noon Wednesday. 'She struck her forehead on the top o£ the car, tearing the scalp down over the eyeball. Medical attention was sought in Humboldt and several stitches were required to close the gash. Mr. and Mrs. Goddard were unhurt and the car was not damaged. "The car in which Mrs. Becker was riding with her husband and daughter, approached the same culvert about six o'clock the same day. likewise, Mrs. Becker wns ridiniv in the rear seat and was thrown to the. top, receiving a severe cut on her elbow. Several panes of glatss in the car wore shattered but neither Mr. Becker nor the daughter were hurt. Mrs. Becker's injury wins also cared for by Dr. E. W. Sproule. "The new highway 1GS) on which the two accidents occurred are kept open only for the convenience of motorists, since graders are at work on the stretch from the top of the Johnson hill south to the Haviland corner. The culverts have been finished some time, and the particular one causing the accfdents has been raised to the level which the entire highway will 'take when it . has finally been graded. "The raised culvert is unnotice- ablei until the driver is upon It, and a person unfamiliar with the road is greatly endangered. A number of persons in Humboldt have declared that as they traveled the road they did not see the raise until only a few feet away and threw on -the •brakee, even then hitting the bump hard. Several have suggested that red lights ought to be placed at the culvert and also a second one about a half mile farther south. However, there are signs at either end of the new highway warning motorists to drive carefully since the road is only open for their convenience." NO, HAVTNG IS HALTED BY R, I JAILROAD Trouble has arisen between the state highway commission and the Bock Island railroad over the expense of building an underpass on the right-of-way at the western edge of Armstrong, says the Swea City Herald. The railroad company claims it does not have the money to proceed with the work. No definite agreement had been reached Tuesday inornlng of last week, and Supt. Momyer, of J. S. McLaughlin & Sons company, paving contractors on road No. 9, was still planning to bring the paving up to the underpass from the west. Then the machinery will be moved to the opposite side of the track and the short gap into Armstrong completed. "It is said the state will pay 60 per cent of the expense of building the underpass. In addition the state pays for the grading and paving the road bed. Unless the question is settled soon, travel on road No. 9 will be deflected through -Armstrong's main street to the north edge of the town and thenee follow the old route of the highway across the river bridge to join the paving again. "Tuesday morning of last week the paving machinery was moved to Algonian's Bride WASH FROCKS, AlA SI2ES, $1.00 to $2.95.-^-The Elite. ^1<M42 WANTED "" CATTLE TO PAS* ture.—J. F. Hoflus. .•'''•.' iOp4(Mi lENT-^DESJRABLE HOME, close in.—Fs W. blngiey. , 8Utf KXPERIBNCED , GIRL WANTS housework.—Call Advance. WANTED—TRACTOR TO PULL 2Sx46 separator. — Inquire H. .1. Bncon, Algona. 10p42 WANTED—100 3-LB. AVERAGE heavy type spring chickens by July 2.—State's Cafe. 13u40-42 HAVE US ADDRESSOGRAFH your mailing list and save you the expense and drudgery of typing. Our addresses cannot be told from typewriting.—Advance. 26tf PHOTO Courtesy Des Moinee Register and Tribune-Capital. C ECELIA KELLY, of Emmetsburg, and Wade Sullivan, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Sullivan, are to be married' this morning at 9 o'clock at St. Thomas church at Emmetsburg, by the Rev. T. J. Davern, of Algona. Miss Kelly is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Kelly, of Emmetsburg, and Mr. Sullivan is a member of the Upper Des Moines- Republican staff. TWO BUSINESS BLOCKS GO IN SPENCER FIRE (Continued from Page 1.) cer Legion post was mustered, and ropes were strung around the burning- area, after which the district was patrolled all night. Bank Records Safe in Vault. Money and records in the burned bank were put into the .vaults, which are supposed to be fireproof and are believed safe. The vaults cannot be opened till they are cool, and streams of water were directed at them during the fire to keep them as cool as possible. The telephone office was over the drug store in which the fire start- red, and the telephone girls had to be rescued in approved movie style by firemen. Before they left, calls for outside help were sent out. In a few minutes the switchboard, new'.y installed this year at a cost of $100,000, was in ruins in the basement of the building. A temporary switchboard was installed Sunday in an abandoned garage building back of the former location, and the toll lines were reopened Monday. Facilities of the Tangney hotel were turned over to 75 telephone men and firemen called to fight the blaze. High tension wires carrying thousands of volts of electricity were burned in Doth alleys and fell to the ground. All electric po'wer in the business district and in most of the residence district had to be cut off to prevent electrocution of firemen or people who might step on live wires. The scene was lighted Sunday night on'y by the flames and brilliant moonlight, which gave the ruins a ghastly and grotesque atmosphere of unreality. Hundreds of people who visited the town at J. B. MOUSEL, BANCROFT OLD SETTLER, PASSES Bancroft, June 30—Word was received here Sunday of the death of J. B. Mousel, who died early that morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Agnes McKillip, Ottumwa, after a six weeks illness. Burial was made at Cambridge, Neb., where till the death of his wife a year and a half ago he had made his home since he left Bancroft. Mr. Mousel was born In Luxemburg-, Germany, August 31, 1845. He came to America at 22 and settled at Dubuque. Two- years later he was married and In 1885, he brought his family to Kossuth, where he had purchased a half section of land in Greenwood township. They lived on this farm eight years, then retired and moved to Bancroft. Mr. Mousel was active in various local enterprises. He served as a member of the city council five years and then served as mayor. He left three children: Mrs. J. P. Mousel, Bancroft; Mrs. Edward McKee Boone; and Mrs. Agnes McKillip Otturmva. FOR RENT — TWO ROOMS FOR light housekeeping. Call 4G1AV. 9U 42-43 WORK MULE FOR- SALE: WriU Meyer Bros, or Phone 919, Ring- stert. Ilu42 UN~DBRORADUATE nurse wants Invalid or semi-invalid for nursing care. Call phone 12B. FOR RENT — MODERN BUMGA- Catholic church. Mrs. low near Theo. Goeders. Phone 792. 12u42 CAPONIZE YOUR ROOSTERS for greater profits. 50 per bird. Work guaranteed. —Mrs. Frank Studer, Whtttemore. . ' OPEN TO CONTRACT TO MAN age threshing outfit or tend separator. Many years' experience.—;i H. Zanke, Algona. 10p4ll'-42 LIKE A BREEZE FROM the sea. Induction type electric fans don't interfere with radio. 6-inch $2.9'5. fl-Inch $4.!)5. Gamble Stores. 20-42 FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE, 320- acre improved Hancock coun]ty farm at a bargain.—Ellsworth Suburban Grocery. Algona,Ili6p42 FOR SALK — GRAY GELDING 7 years old, wt. 1300; black mare 5 years old, wt. 1500; black mare 8 years old, wt. 1400 ; white mare 8 years- old, wt, 1200,—Wm. Durant, Algona. 33u42 WANT TO SELL Y0TTB BITSISESS Why pay •broker''sr commission when you can sell your own business direct and save expensive sell-, ing' costs' "We maintain the largest business selling Information bureau and exchange in Iowa.. TTronsands of businesses; — Targe and 1 small— '• have been 1 solo" quickly and:' economically by this' plan. Thousands of prospects available through' this' plan. Ordinary selling cost is 1 but a few dblTarsi. Find a buyer in sltortt time for most any business: Complete infonnatlon mailed free. No agent will call. Writer BtTWKESS' SEXtTSPG Box 957 JBev Blbimns. Iowa H. W. Post Bray and Tw»sf«r Long Distance Battling Every load' insured against loss and damage of all 1 kinds. Equipped to do all kinds of hauling and' draying. PHONE 298 Algona, Iowa. SPECIALS a point three miles west of Armstrong. The contractors expected to reach the bridge over the Des Moinc* river west of Armstrong Tuesday of this week. From 1,600 to 2,000 feet of paving are being laid dally. "The McLaughlin company has Offered concessions in the expense of building the underpass, but the railroad company has offset these concessions with claims, It was said Tuesday the McLaughlins, who have the contract for paving Armstrong's main street, would finish that work before the next set-up at Maple Hill is made. In the meantime it is possible the underpass controversy can be settled before the paving crew leaves Armstrong and the work completed under the railroad right-of-way. "Shouldering of the ten miles of paving between Swea City and Armstrong has been under way the last ten days by the McGulre grading crew. Local travel has been O&'ng the four miles between Swea City and the Swea township community hall for several weeks. It Is expected the entire ten miles will be all hours Sunday night and Monday morning were awed by truction, and everyone low tones. the des talked in NEW POTATOES— Peck 33c in use for local Fourth of July." travel by the WOUND FROM PIKE'S FIN CAUSES BLOOD POISONING f. L. Larson, of the Haggard & Falkenhainer office force, got home last week Wednesday from Eagle's Nest Lake, northern Minnesota, Where he and Lester Lease, Wesley hardware dealer, had been since June U'5, fishing. Their vacation was cut short when Mr. Larson's right hand became infected from a gash suffered from a walleyed pike's dorsal fin as he was taking the fish off the hook. Blood-poisoning set in, and since Mr. Larson came home it hits- been necessary to lance the hand twice, and meanwhile he has suffered intensely. -+ Team Buns Away, Edward Rellly, Lone Rock, suf. lend numerous cuts and brluses last week Wednesday. wa«n a span " mules hitched to a wagon carry- a> Uayrake ran away and threw ground. He was brought hoeplta,! tor treat- MRS. THOS. COLLINSON, 1876 SETTLER, PASSES Mrs. Thos. Collinson, resident of the county since 1876, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lloyd Vipond, in Cresco township, Sunday, lollowirg a strcfce four di ys previously. Hanna L. Rollins was born in Wisconsin October 1'5, 1849, and was SI years old at death. She was married to Thomas S. Collinson at Altoona, 111., September 2, 1868. In il876 they moved to Kossuth county and farmed till 1906, when they retired to Algona, where they lived till the death of Mr. Collinson on August 22, 19118. Since then Mrs. Collinson has made her home with her youngest daughter, Mrs. L. A.i Vipond. Nine children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Collinson: Mrs. Alice Fel' hauer, British Columbia; Arthur M. Collinson, Grafton; Mrs. Mildred Ellsworth, St. Paul; Leila, Clear Lake; Mrs. Bstella Vipond, Algona; and four who are dead: Charles, Clarence, Daisy, and Violet. Funeral services were held at the L. A. Vipond home Tuesday afternoon, the Rev. A. H. Wood' officiating, and burial was made at Riverview, six grandsons served as pall bearers. Sardines, oil, can 5c Sardines, mustard, large _.10c Pink Salmon, can lOc Tomatoes, 8 tall cans 25c Oranges, good slue, 9 doz. _86e Fruit Jar Bobbers, 4 4oi.-_18e Fears, 9%-sJie can 17c MATCHES— 6 large boxes 13c BLUE RIBBON MALT EXTRACT— 3 Ib. can 45c RED PITTED CHERRIES— 1 Ib. can , 16c PALM OLIVE SOAP— 3 cakes • • And box Palm Olive Beads Free. 19c RED PITTED CHERRIES— No. 10 size can 75c PORK AND BEANS— 1 Ib. can—Limit 6 cans to customer 6c CHASE & SANBORN COFFEE— Pound can 35c FANCY CHOCOLATE COOKIES— 1 pound 19c PINEAPPLE— 2 1-2 size can _. 17c AGED IAKOTA WOMAN DIES AFTER LINGERING ILLNESS Lakota, June 30—Mrs. Frank Miller, who had been critically sick many weeks, died last week Tuesday morning at her home here and funeral services were held Wednesday, after which the body was taken to her old home at Mt. Vernon for burial. Mrs. Miller was born July 11, 1854, In Linn county, and was almost 77. She attended Cornell college, taught school a number of years, and was married iu 1895. The Millers came to Kossuth in 1911 and had lived at or near since. ever CRACKERJACK— 3 packages 10c SUGAR— 10 Ibs. — 50c SUGAR— 25 Ibs. — $1.25 P. & G. SOAP— 10 bars 29c BLOOM'S STORE WE BUY tGGS FOB CASH OR TBAPE Bloom's Grocery Department will be open every Thursday night during band concert season for the convenience of our customers. - . i '4 * f "- ^ ,' , Program for "the Kossuth 4TH tf JUL1 Dedicating the new Grandstand, where you sit in comfort but of the sun and fac-| ing the cooling breeze. Biggest Program in the History of the Association OSCAR BABCOCK—In a breath-taking act in which lie plunges down a steep incline at 70 miles an hour, ? -makes an.inside loop in the apparatus and shoots over a ; 40-ft. gap, all on a bicycle. A slight miscalculation would .mean his.death. This is stupendous, a major attraction at state fairs and international exhibitions. D'ABCY GIRLS—Two beautiful girls toying with death on a spire high in the air. The girls give the most remarkable performance ever shown on the Kossuth grounds of this nature. - \ •• •• •/• ... ' ' . . .- '•''...•,•.'•..' IRMA WARD—Youthful Aerial Queen in acrobatics who throws her body over in a one-hand pull 150 times- all at a height of 50 feet. THE AT WOODS—The comedy act supreme—nothing like it shown h«re before. See the trick house and the antics of these remarkable comedians—laugh at them, at their perils and fun stunts. THE FIVE LELANDS—Remember the platform -attraction a year ago that pleased everyone—the acrobatic stunts on the platform? the Lelands give the same kind of performance, with head to head balancing, three high formations—all the acrobatics that pleased so well. ;: TRIPOLI TRIO—S.inging and playing on banjo, guitar and accordion—harmony in the world of jazz and .the sphere of opera—WLS radio station stars. THE MARVEL TRIO—A comedy boxing number that will keep the entire audience in laughter see it. > MM •»•»» Algona vs Bancroft ^ famous bami—Jn the FloralbaH—(^ Unequaled Fireworks Displa he day is to be c,o sai proper* wUh „„„ of a. o „„„ o . Kossutll Mfa ^^ taa Horse Racing - flreworks . Three running races, all in plain sight from the new grand«*a» d . A]yi) W ADDITION TO ALL THIS ' ' " V-^* *-*»^*J _______________ AI^BI^B^I A ' ^m ' ' " V-^* *-*»^*J "W^^^^WmWSWCTSBtWS™!^^^^^'" 1 '' • The Algona Military Band will g two Concerts sssr THIS IS THE ONLY CELEBRATION WITHIN SB Avoid the crowd* »nd dutt, t .. * ™* n ? 44 ^'"a4:4

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