Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on July 16, 1931 · Page 6
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 6

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, July 16, 1931
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»AQB SIX RAVINGS by A Itttte of tMaA little of that N«t much o» anything _ L IVINO. COHTS will he considered lit tho tluly porch party .«*T tho T)cs Mollies T/eagtie of Wo•men Voters to ho held .Monday al *ho home of 'Mrs. Lee Weeks."—t>es •fnlnes Sunday Register. ACCORDING TO reports the porch party was n great success And all present luul n. fine time. The crowd was very select. No coal heavers, street sweepers, or even RiirlKtpe haulers were represented. Thoir wives are voters all ilshl, hut It Is presumed that, only tho select need •to delvo Into the mysteries of llvhifr costs, rt may have been •agreed that tho wife of the humble but honest coal heaver has as binding n. vote as the wife-of the wealthy hut haughty merchant.. Hut a, porch party Is just not the place Cor folks who hava no big porches of their own. o—o T HK PORCH PARTY may have discussed methods to lower living costs for conl heavers »tr»et sweepers, working men and but such WHS not printed •*t the, Newspaper Iowa Depends Upon. Kuthcr tin- discussion muy !i»vo luul to do with tho conduct of NEW WORK ON IOWA HISTORY IS PUBLISHED Five Volume Set is to be Delivered to Buyers. The story below will be oC Interest to a number of Koasuth county citizens who subscribed tor the forthcoming history when a youiiK man representing the publishers canvassed Algona nnd the rest of the county n year or two ago. .in<l a cut In the chauf feurs' salaries. Heally, 1 don't see the porehers could expect liv- costs much lower than they are, is, tlu> food part of the costs. ~M*y be necessary to fire a iiuiid or *wt» lUid have- the chauffeur mow «fcc lawn and weed the onions, or H may oven be a Aviso m<»ve to lower -Vbn cost, of existing by jacking up *ho two big ears and using only the jttncy— or have the Mrs. do the family wash, and get u meal for hubby occasionally! 1 would be the 3nst in the world to suggest a hardship 01 the part of the porehers, but if they want to lower the cost «f living, I hare, a few stunts to offer which will do that very thing. o — o J UST 1XTOKS TO MK like the ]>os Motnes porch party catered more to those purse squeezers who Jmvo plenty in thoir purses to squeeze. And while living costs tnay mean something to them, it appears to me HUo the farmer, tho workingmnn, the jobless, would be more intorestcii in how to. find something upon whloli to li\'e. Per- Ii.i4is that's one of the reasons only those who have woi-e at the party and those who have not were left to discuss their own living costs problems. AND AGAIN it may be that ttio cost of the feed bag was not mentioned. Hence a. fanner would be- out of phice at the porch party, for all of his worry has to do with the growing of foods — not the cost of them — regardless of what a bowhiskered, wil-hal benign, congress may have promised him in the past. o — o I DOUBT ABOUT the need for July porch parties. And the liig-gor the porches the bigger the •parties. Must be front porches — «toops and back porches are out, tor only those folks who have big porches can understand living costs, <or are hurt by them. The common dub, such as I and, perhaps, even you, can have no Interest in living costs now — having reduced them, of necessity, long, long ago. Torch parties and living costs are, therefore, of no import but to swells. And who can, by any possible etretch of imagination, agree that a coal heaver or street sweeper, or their wives are swells? Just ain't in the. book! AND THAT PORCH party brings memories of our late •congress. A dress parade, a. lot •of wind jamming, discussion Rsvlore, refreshments, adjournment. What was accomplished? You figure that out for yourself. o — o Y OTI HAVK OSLY to rend the papers to Irani that the farmer is not so darned affluent as lots «T folks think he is. With new pats soiling at l?c 1 haven't heard of even chain fanners getting rich. ''With oats going arouud 13 bushels <to the acre, the fiirjner gets the munificent sum of $5.10 for work ing an acre. Deduct the cost of seed, the landlord's share, the threshing bill, the hired hand's wages, and that $5.10 has hardly tlio "." left, LOOKS LIKE THE farmer is the goat coming and going. He'll probably get about 2'5c for new corn, but some bird will make a batch of squirrel whiskey out of it and clean up five bucks or better. o — o I T'S KVKX FIXED so now that tho fanner 'most has to give his hogs away, and the radio companies buy the squeal for litlle or nothing and call it static. Old Bossy's hide brings as much as the beef she had on her ribs, and after » pair of shoes is made out. of it : ttus fanner buys it back for $4.50.1 t>r maybe the hide is turned into a 1>ass drum head and some elongated feird beats his way up the main drag behind a band. EVEN AT THAT things would not be so bad for the farmer if his expenses and taxes were hewn accordingly. But he still pays $2,50 per acre taxes, mostly, some times more mostly, digs up several bucks each on his horses and cows and pigs and what other possessions he may have. If there's anything left over after the year has passed in•to history he is welcome to spend tt for insurance and subscription to '"tils home paper. o— a T HE KNOXVILLE EXPRESS kids the Advance for printing "Havings" — says it looks like local ttalent. That is the finest compliment any newspaper can pay to my efforts. I'm happy, for my stuff iias ridden in "The Rear Seat," has been gedunked in "Over the Coffee," 'has found space in Alien's own joolumn, (ma now in the Knoxville 3£xprees. What more of glory could a bumble dub such as I ask for? Sexton Announcement bus just been received of the publication of the "Narrative History of the People of Iowa," by Edgar U. Harlan. The five volume work Is published by the American Historical Society of Chicago and New York. By more than 20 years of work in collecting material,, In administering the 'Historical Department, and by his radio talks and other special messages to stir up interest In local and state history, Edgar R. Harlan has come to be known in every Iowa county. This publication, with his name on the title page, is a substantial and permanent evidence of his enthusiasm as n. collector and of his zeal to promote a better understanding of the broad forces and Individual actors In tho state's history. Prominent lowans Featured. While the emphasis Is upon the economic, political and social problems of "The People of Iowa,", the narrative moves from one epoch to another by the successive introduction of the outstanding personal fig- ues in each era. Through the Dodges, George AV. Jones, Lucas. Chambers,, Clark and others, the Territorial development is unfolded. Similarly, since Statehood, Iowa's history is interspersed consecutively through the "mass movements" that are divided into milestones under such names as Hempstead, Grimes, Kirkwood, Harlan, -Mason, Wright, the Wilsons, Gear, Allison, Dolliver, Weaver, Cummins, and their contemporaries. National Influence Treated. Iowa "In National Affairs" is another dominant motif in this historical treatment. National forces powerfully influenced Iowa's development, and lowans in turn projected their influence into the life of the nation at many critical times. Iowa was a cornerstone of the early republican party, gave magnificently of its manhood to the preservation of the Union, but was a Balance wheel against the forces of reaction after the war. In the later decades of the Iflth century Iowa was the laboratory for the testing of experimental methods in controlling the corporations; agrarian movements scored definite triumphs, but here they were tempered with reason where in other sections they went to radical extremes. Later came Iowa's contributions to the progressive politics of the present century. Story Down to Date. Throughout the pages of this history is a rational enthusiasm for the great facts in Iowa's life as a state and a people. The story is told in full from the first visit of Marquette down to the beginning of Governor Turner's administration. The illustrations for the most part are reproductions of the portraits, many in oil, by well known artists, of the leading figures in the history of Iowa. For people who use a work of this kind primarily for reference, a voluminous index affords ready access to thousands of names imbedded in the historical or biographical contents, and to all the major subjects—wars, railroads, agriculture, institutions, education, church- The Howard Andrews faintly left Monday for Lake Mills to spentt the week with Mrs. Andrews' father, who is sick. The Loren Ru Hedges, near Wesley, were Sunday visitors at Jnmes McEnroe's. The Rutledges formerly lived near the McEnroes. Mr. nnd Mrs. John Storm, Algona, were Sunday evening visitors at Alva MeMnrrny's, south of town. Mr. McMurray Is n brother of Mrs. Storm. Alva. McMurray nnd his daughter Fnye attended a ball gome at Algona Sunday, nnd saw Algona defeat Charles City. Ruth Miller left Monday for the Okobojls to serve'as chnperone for Wesley JSpworth Leaguers who are attending a Bible institute this week. Mr. nnd Mrs. Harold Currnn spent Sunday afternoon with the A. L. Greenfields. Mr. Currnn is n. nephew of Mr. Greenfield. Ruth Miller spent Sunday at Fort Dodge. She accompanied the Thorntons, of Worthlngton, Minn. Mrs. John Miller nnd her children were early in the week guests of the former's mother. Mrs. Amy Smith, who has been sick for'some 'time and does not improve. She is still under the care of Doctor Wai- ilace, of,Algpnn. .'•,.. ...,.;, • A number of Sexton frfends attended the •funeral of J. P. Larson at the Donn church Sunday afternoon. Mr. Larson died Friday. The Aid meets with Mrs. Orville Hedrick this week Thursday. '• Marie Harris went to Clear Lake Sunday, accompanied by Julia Dearchs, Emma Spongberg, and Ruth Jones, Algonn. The girls were to be there till this week Wednesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Otto Neuman spent Sunday afternoon with the Durants at Algona, Mrs, Durant has been sick a week. Mack Wise was taken sick Saturday night, and a doctor was called early Sunday morning. Mack was afflicted with kidney and bladder trouble, but was. somewhat better Monday. Mr. and Mrs. John Huff' Jr.- are parents of n. boy born Sunday night, the first child. Mrs. Huff was formerly Ethel Baker. Her mother, Mrs. Andy Baker, o f Blue Earth, is caring for her. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Grosenbach attended-a birthday supper at the Sterling home, Algona., Friday night. Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Hoover, Britt, attended the J. P. Larson funeral Sunday and were supper guests of their daughter, Mrs. Melvin Olsen. While at work with a tractor nt Ted Hoover's Friday Melvin Olsen slipped nnd fell across an oil can. A rib was cracked and he is unable to work. es, politics, prohibition, highways, and scores of others. The publication as a whole, of history and selected biography, is said to represent achievement. a most creditable M) VERNE E. U GROUP OFF FOR INSTITUTE— LU VERNE — A group of local Leaguers left Sunday for a week of Bible study at the annual Epworth League Institute at the Okobojls: the Rev. Mr. Reyman, his ST. BENEDICT Mrs. Rosa Arndorfer was taken sick last week Tuesday, but is getting better. She has high blood pressure. Mr. and Mi's. Jacob Rink, o£ Ledyard. and their daughter Grace spent last week Wednesday with the Martin Railing and John Ras- kopfs. Mrs. William Arndorfer spent Friday with her daughter, Mrs. Ben Capesius. Mr, Capesius stepped on a nail last week, and has since been laid up, though he is now recovering. Adelhaide Eisenbarth, employed at the Marigold Beauty Shoppe Xo. 1, Algona, spent a vocation last week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Isadore Eisenbarth, returning to network Monday. Amelia. Arndorfer returned lion day from Blue Earth, where she had spent a few days with her sister, Mrs. Albert Germann. Mr. and Mrs. G. G. Studer, Mrs. Charles Marso, and Mrs. Ben Dau spent last week Tuesday and Wednesday with Mr. and Mrs. Matt Fasbender, at Adams, Minn. It is so dry there that there is little garden stuff or feed in pastures, while the oats were so short that they could not be cut with a binder, yet the crops near neighboring towns only 15 or 20 miles away look good. Mrs. Mary Fasbender and her family attended a Standard Oil dealers demonstration at the Legion hall, Algona, last Thursday 1 evening. Mrs. Frances Stephenson and her daughter Vivian, who had visited a brother of the former at Hartford, Wis., and had made other visits at points in Wisconsin, arrived Friday. Leaving the daughter with the family, Evelyn Alexander, Emma | cnild 's maternal grandmother, Mrs. Voss, Lucinda Stone, June and Annfl Huschka, Mrs. Stephenson de- Dorothy Lindebak, Forest Raney, Mrs. Harry Lichty, and Harold. Others are to join the party this mid-week. WESLEY OIHL TO ENTER ST. PAUL COLLEGE- WESLEY—Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kunz visited part of last week with their son Clare at Minneapolis. They also made arrangements for their daughter Ivyl Marie to enter a St. Paul college in will take a course October. She as laboratory technician. Miss Kyle stayed with Mrs. McCutchin. parted Monday evening for Chicago, where she is employed. Marcella. Kellner spent Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Kellner. Mrs. William Eich and her daughters visited Mrs. Joseph Rahm Sr. last week Tuesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Tony Venteicher were Sunday,evening callers on Mr. and Mrs. Nick Raskopf and Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Arndorfer. Mr. and Mrs. Matt Bormann entertained at a little gathering Sunday evening-. Cards were played, and ice cream and cake were served. READ THE WANT-ACS, LONG'S FOOD SHOP BUY YOUR HARVEST TABLE SUPPLY AT LONG'S BEST OF FRESH AND COLD MEATS BEST OF GROCERIES BEST OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES BEST OF BAKERY GOODS WATCH OUR MEAT DEPARTMENT GROW We have installed the latest of everything in this Department Milk-mash fed spring chickens. TWO PHONES AND FIVE PREE v DELIVERIES. *V*-* ^ ? "•"*V' rt ? ' ' s VvU^/' »«< J »i ...i Vi •<--."*, 'i .'. •. ... .. v , T ?r a .iLui. Most Sensational Buying Opportunity Within the Memory of This Community Continues A Gigantic Clearance of all Summer Goods Our Cost Has been Forgotten—They Must be Sold 13c ENGLISH PRINTS Soft finish prints in dainty colors and patterns in the full 36-inch width. Clearance Price ---. SILKS You may choose from our entire stock of finest quality figured'silks in both light and dark colors. Regular $1.95 quality. Clearance Price SILK LINGERIE Pure silk crepe de chine dance sets, Princess slips and combinations of the tailored styles; also the fancier lace trimmed styles. Values to $3.50. Clearance Price $2.48 SILKS Printed silks, plain georgette crepe, figured chiffons and sport silks are all included in the marvelous group. Values to $1.95 yard. Clearance Price — C3 —T- 98c BATON UNDERGARMENTS You may choose from our entire stock of finest quality step-ins, panties, shorts, ' brassiere top chemise and skirts, in many attractive styles. 7Qf% Clearance Price I 9 V SILKS Beautiful shantung silks in both plain colors and figured, in all of the season's popular £4 colors. Clearance Price _9 I.« CORSETS "Modart" girdles and corselettes ,in $4 and $5 values, which are of our regular stock models. Clearance Price PAJAMAS Colorful outdoor pajamas, made from color fast prints—in the new wide leg styles for both women, misses, and,children. QQjt Clearance Price ^ %f OC SILK HOSE This is a $1.50 value all silk full fashioned hose that we feature regularly at $1.29. During this sale we offer them at € 1 4 ft Clearance Price, pair $ I • I U OB 2 PAIR FOB $1.99 SHEETS Ready to use bed sheets of a standard quality bleached sheeting in the full double bed size. Two price groups. Clearance Prices _ Out* Entire Stock tUMMER DREtlEI 69c,89c Extra Special DRESS MATERIALS A.S an outstanding offering during these final days of our sale we have grouped the season's most popular dress fabrics in values to 95c and offer them at this most unusually low price. - _ _. . Clearance Price Silk Dresses Worth to $11.75. CLEARANCE $4.88 TWO FOB $9.00 Silk Dresses Worth to $16.50. CLEARANCE $8.88 2 FOB $17.00 Our Best Silk Dresses Over Two Hundred High Grade Silk Dresses, including garments of nearly every size and type. The most exacting buyer can make a selection that will be entirely pleasing. Chiffons Shantungs Prints Silk Crepes Georgettes FREE! Every Summer Fashion Every Summer Color FREE! FREE! Silk Hose We give free with the purchase of a dress from this group one pair of silk hose—your choice from all one dollar values. CoatPricesUed to mere Fragments-the greatest Reductions we have ever made Values to $15.00 Clearance Values to $22.50 Clearance BATHING SUITS Right iirthe best part of the batu season we offer our entire stock i ladies' and children's bathing at Clearance Price of _... }| TURKISH TOWELS Large size heavy double thread quality, all. white or with coloSl borders. OJ Clearance Price _ 24Cl OB 8 FOR 69(T~ PILLOW TUBING Standard quality 42-inch width,! bleached pillow tubing. This is i regular 35c quality. A A . | Clearance Price | gV.] CHILDREN'S SOX Many styles flf sox in the short ank-1 lets—half and three-fourth lengthy in many styles and colors, in to 59c. Clearance Price OB 2 PAIR FOB 50c DRESS VOILES Permanent dot Swiss voiles in manfj colors, as well as dainty pastel flortl patterns in fine French voiles. Clearance Price ___ DRESSES Children's wash dresses of eolorfafj! English prints, made up in very «| tractive styles in sizes from 4 to 14. Clearance Price— RAYON LINGERIE Nicely made full cut rayon bloomf ers, panties and shorts, with Ipck seams. Several styles and i ors to choose from. Our regular 5W^ quality. Clearance Price also p« TABLE OIL CLOTH Standard quality table oil cloth pretty' colorful patterns; - 1 "" "" white. Clearance .Price ___,— PRINCESS SLIPS Ladies' slips of rayon and of t satin in the new styles and pop light shades. 1 , Clearance Price •••Hi HAND BAGS Stylish new band bags in tbel summer shades, as well.asW< er colors. Values to $.3.50, Clearance Price -« Extra Special FOOTWEAR For a final clean-up we offer 8 100 paijr£ of ladies' footwear of ues that were priced at as — 1 " 17,50, Clearance 1,9! TWO This Jot consists of wa»y finer shoes Jn Wght shades- are but abown 7&>pairs V w ing, Pirf t ppme first C1 served^ Clearance Priced i <» "ALGONA'S GREATEST STORE"

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