Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on August 20, 1931 · Page 7
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, August 20, 1931
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2975 PAPERS Printed Last Week largMt circulation by far In Kogsnth. store fi* * *• ««•• m B.t« k y««rt«H Mm iaJmMM*ijt •g^ *>«• * Volume 30 ALGONA, IOWA, AUGUST 20, 1931 91 -Year-Old Pioneer Woman Dies Thursday STATED depart- agriculture last week that Iowa would produce , ort bushels o< corn thlfc year, t on the tail of the ah- nt the grasshoppers took tch in thefr belts and wn to reduce the gUeMihg. many grasshoppers there ne has oared to make an ""But there rnuBt be more mimonof them. ;yith'4he esUmattng;::that the s? ner cent normaii, the are doing everything putacrlmp In the de- it's figures., .;<•< STATE ENTOMOLO- s the grasshoppers are e asserts REV, WEBSTER'S MOTHER DIES AT AYRSHIRE Was Resident of Palo Alto County for 50 Years. GIRL RETURNS Supt. and Mrs. J. F. Overmyer drove to Sheldon Friday to meet their daughter June Adel and Ruth Cowser, of Spencer, who had just returned from a vacation of more than seven weeks touring the West. Twenty Years Ago Advance, August 21, 1911. unconscious when his head hit a manger as he fell from a hay lo£t ladder at the Person livery stable. His foot slipped on one of the top rungs. He was unconscious for several hours. t t t J. E. Blackford, one of the best known Kossuth . pioneers, died at his home here. He came to Algona In 1864, a year after the Asa and I Ambrose Calls. Mrs. Blackford was a sister of the Call brothers, and for me nnFT7 np JUo. butu, ur INJURED IN GAR CRASH tun seven wecn.a LUUHUB me wooi... ^ n airplane was to be a feature The girls went to California via a attraction of the fair. Funds over! £ ""„"! ran "a mill for Asa Call. In southern route, and returned vln •' • - •--•• "•- *-'•- '-> -»-'" e ' ilme after Mr Blackford came ONLY FIVE APPLICATIONS TO WED SO FAR IN AUGUST Only five marriage license applications have been made so far this , I month: John A. Volk, 33, Whitte- Wesley, Aug. 18—Jos. Goetz auf- more Go idie C. Ludwig, 26, West fered a serious but probably not Bend; Benceclo C. Azala, dangerous accident Sunday noonu Agj^M,. gwa »t £« route to the | ^ both Q£ gwja clty; D The family was en Juana 1 Charles Cassen, mis Car "^""".'^ 1 :. CO "}±*1\ 1MB M* 1a«MortT W^^Al the Canadian Pacific, with stops at ford nad been donated by Algona I g O n"a's""justlce of the peace, and In Bampt and Lake Louise. At Long business men. The show would cost ..,. , le was e i ec t e( i state represen- Beach they visited Miss Cowsers ?7 - 0) and president E. A. Wolcott tative At that time his territory aunt and grandmother, making their and Secr etai«y T. P. Harrington ha* included seven counties, and he Imnflniin vtr»t*H of tVlfi former's ttOITlGi I —I «,i ..« <*,*» t-Vtsi. mtnaa t*nTino. "R/>- -. . •. . L —* IA 11«« <-~ atiA rs I'm praying that most .hoppers are male hops. i some thing can be done the eggs, the outlook for year's hopper crop Is /encouraging — for the And It ever y egff survives Ihatches a hop next year I better plan to starve and ' no CI .ops at all. . Not so i o—o bsDEK JUST .WHAT ..lias farmer clone to bring all ol »ublo upon agriculture. What ought what with grasshop- liat with anthrax killing ris O f head of livestock, and rith bankrupt prices for what iroduce he raises, Uie Banner . retting the worst of it. And nntop of this is his taxes. Etc grand—for the tanner! _____ B ILUIII ana KIU-HUUIVI-IICI, mu-i^i.t, v "~" and secretary i> "• riarnum.un ,, ^ .. „ .... . . f A - headquarters at the former's home, a | gned up for t he appearance. Be. Mrs. Martha F. Debater, of Ayr- nnd also vlslted a s i ster o f Mrs. L,° es the plane the free acts were shire, mother of the Rev. F. H. Overmyer. Tla Juana, famed Mex- to mc i u( j e trained seal Webster, Algona Baptist pastor, lean gambling town, Mount Hood, com i o colored acrobats, died last Thursday morning at the «* Catalin^^land ^^1 f f t oC her daughter. Mrs. Flor-' . —... „, . i in/i T-Tflnrif "Rial had died at Mar Ilia G. Lewis, also oC Ayrshire, and plng briefly at Victoria. shalltown burial was made Sunday afternoon In California the girls attended a| ometerv following revival meeting conducted by the ^ducUtr^ Umou. Amie Semple McPherso^at Ayrshire Baptist church by the hcl chuich. Rev. John Whitmer, assisted songs sung to --.-,.- ..„„„. bv the Rev William Wesenauer another feature of the meeting was Co fonowing ^tulry of Mrs.U B roup of little girls dancing on often had to travel 40 miles to see a voter. He was reelected In 1861. to include trained seals and two | He wag a meTn ber of the Iowa dele- I gatlon to the Republican national .111 (convention that nominated Lincoln Irving Rist, brother of Dr. A. L. the first time, but he could not at tend and his vote was cast by proxy., was chosen county The . J-Ilc iuiiuwiii£ ui.fii.iiai y ui. .u^io. i — Webster was by request prepared by tne Platform. the Rev. Mr. Webster: te Rev. JVir. weosier: _....,. ...VHVH MBMAPM Martha Florilla Morse, daughter VRI NR MflTHFR PA>xFS of the Rev. Horace W. Morse, and I UUnU IllUI MLn I HOOLO I ' ttt I ganizera his wife, Lydia Stantoh Morse, was _ H/IHPUTCD 1C RI1QII H. J. Wilson, representing the Al- wf 3 '^ £E ^Tf^Srr ITS AS DAUGHTER IS BUKN Una Auto & Machinery Co., had '-^M In 1&G9 he treasurer. East LansiW.I The early history of Algona con,'s first norm, tains many references to the Black- fords. A girl, Ella Algona Black- o upper B ™.u«,. r .". ".~- white child born in the and it called for a domestic science town, and the sons, Edwin, Ernest department to be opened at the be- George, and Clarence, were equally ginning of the second semester in ^^^^^ was one o£ the or- January. ganizers of the County Mutual and ^ ., was 'its first president, which post H. J. Wilson, representing the Al- w geven g He was also home of Mrs. Goetz's parents, and Mrs. B. M. Sparks, of Creek township, for dinner, when a driver whose view Was obstructed by a cornfield, drove into the Goetz car from a side road. Mr. Goetz was thrown for some distance and was found lying in. the ditch. Henry Nelson took him to Kossuth hospital, where it was found that his back was wrenched and cut and that his right arm had suffered a round in cision as well as other cuts. Stitch es were taken in both arm and back. | Mr. Goetz will be confined to the hospital for some time. Other mem- roll, 24, St. Benedict; Ism* Eunice Studer, 1», Four licenses have' A. Volk, August 7; 1 August 8; duurte* August 11. " county application WM George H. toctaa. M. and gust 101. . Vina, Wtefce^, BIGGEST BUY IN RADIO TODAY I X)hio, January 13, 1840, 91 years ago; ,-, i signed tor puns 01 xiu...^.*, ^ ST^r^r et ' Eht R=o°nd Fenton, AugTI^rs. Ulrich JUhl boldt, and _Winnebago countie. gona Auto & Machinery Co., had Qf the organlzel . s of the Iowa signed for parts of Hancock, Hum- Gra nge, and for several years HAD A Alfalfa her parents moved to Richmond. . Center, Ashtabula county, where died at her home six miles west of company ah . eady hacl an agency she grew to womanhood. town ] as t week Monday, following Kossutn and p a ] 0 Alto counties. Mrs. Webster's father was a Free-1^,._ , !-4U ^ f n , 10 , lmVlfQr . H ,. n) . mn rn-I + + t . Hurrays Tn this state, maybe lould devise a scheme-whereby Irmer would get a dollar for fcOc for oats, etc. It's a cinch * the farmer got a;dollar we'd fno depression. -Even brainy l n a exceptionally bright _ edl- Ifill agree with me on that A BALD-IfEADED demo not a democrat .because f'bald. 'In fact being a demo- does not mean that balcV Icdness goes with the honor ,ow a lot of republicans who I bald. But, this I'm broad- png right now: If voting a bocratlc ticket means a bald Jd, there'll be plenty bald ones •November, next year. Mrs. Webster s father was a 1'ree- v daughter -that morn- will Baptist minister, but as there UIB ru a mQ was no church of that denomina- ing. She was 32 years old. Three conducted grange affairs from Alan agency ln 1 l^nizatlon^lor many yeal . a . t t t I'M BEGINNING to lose in the republicans. Here tlon there the family aftilllated- with the Baptist church, and Mrs. Webster was baptised into its fellowship in.her lllth year. Father Was a Minister. While the father was a regularly ordained minister, he was never a salaried pastor. He owned and oversaw a large dairy farm, taught school winters, and was active in business affairs. His ministerial work was largely that of an evangelist. The daughter grew up in the atmosphere of a thrifty Christian home, the village school, and the village church, and meanwhile she became familiar with the work of the kitchen, the dairy, and the spinning wheel. On February 25, 1855, $he young woman was married to Hiram S. Webster, of CherryOValley, Ohio. For ,,iave taken the credit for every-, since Heck was a pup—except depression! And they're having irlMe time placing • the blame To democrats and me, and we t't had a finger in the two years they lived at Richmond pie 1920. The schools almost t that only democrats are re- lible for the empty'dinner bas- IHE DEMOCRATS- may" be Tmed for the drouth and for [bootlegger (republicans must Jme these things on to some|y or something) but, by heck I democrats are not to blame the grasshopper > scourge! 1 you shouldn'.t blame the lowers oC the mule, emblem | niumps or measles anjj more, ce the republicans have been jning (pardon, running) things t a dozen years. • 0 O' . ., -; ..' TICE THE WICKEB8HAM |report says department off! [ are tyrannical and oppressive Y ways having to do. with .lortntion of aliens. Now that _Jt too bad, The aliens come [hero to make money—some of not at all refined in the inan- jf making. Then . when they {something and are about to be ted, they yelp about how rough •e with th^in. ,Vet thosp. same are plwisant and suave and linloss methods to extract and _- money from pur citizens, Just I the devil how free this country pinch all American .citizen ing a loaf of bread:and we ••-••• the .alien Center,, where he . operated an oar factory. Then with a number of his relatives, they moved to La Fayette county, Wisconsin, and two years later they went farther west, locating- near Moscow, Freeborn county, Minn. Still later they 'secured a 169-acre homestead in Riceland township, of the same county, their home being about eight miles from, the present site Of Hollandale. Mother of Six Children. Six children were born: Sylvia L., Frank H., Ida L., Edwin A., Florilla G., and Lowell S., all in Freeborn county? Of these Edwin died in infancy; Ida, who had married the Rev John Firth, died in Assame, India, where thdy had been missionaries many years, and Sylvia, who married Lucian A. Hutchlnson, died this spring. Three children survive: Frank H, Webster, Algona; Mrs. Florilla G, Lewis, Ayrshire; and Lowell S Webster, Warw.ick, N. D. Both Mrs. Webster and her bus- small children survive: Francis, Ulrich Jr., and the new baby, Delores Agnes. 'Mrs. Juhl was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. O. J. Norby, Atwater, Minn., who with her husband, six sisters, and two brothers survive : Mrs. John Evans, Spirit Lake; Mrs. Oscar Solberg, Cylinder; Mrs. Bert Norby, Grand Falls, N. D.; Mrs. Leonard Norby, New Ulm, Minn.; Alice • Norby, Minneapolis; Otto Norby, Cylinder; and Kathryn and Neal Norby, at home. FLORIDA FAMILY TRAVELS 1725 MILES IN 48 HOURS Mr. and Mrs. A. M. White, Jack sonville, Fla., and Mr. and Mrs F. L Rutland, Jacksonville, Fla. stopped 'Sunday at I. M. Finnell's ttt iA fanners' picnic was to be held at the county farm in September., fe]1 Qn ,. The program included music by the WnYinrtnri Cornet band, a solo by A. Howard Schoby, 1.1 years old, had injured when his horse slipped ' at the Sohoby farm bers of the family were not injured. | LOUIS J. DREYER, NEAR FENTON, DIES AUG. 11 Fenton, Aug. 18—Louis J. Dreyer, I prominent Fenton township farmer, died at his home last week Tuesday afternoon, after an illness of three months with heart trouble. He was the second youngest child of Henry] and Katharine Dreyer, and was born September 3, 1881, on the home place near Fent*n where he died at the age of 49 years and 11 months. On November 20, 1913, Mr. Dreyer to visit the women's grandmother Mrs. Catherine Tiss, and aunt Mrs. Isabell Meiggs. The women are daughters of T. J. Fox, who, 25 years or so ago, operated a Kunz 'elevator at the Hanna switch, northeast of Lu Verne. Mr. Fox. who now lives • at- Jacksonville, lost his wife a number of years ago. The Whites left Jacksonville, on a Saturday night, and In 48 hours were at the Twin Cities, having driven a distance of 1725 miles. Both are drivers, and they took turns at the wheel, driving- day and night. The Rutlands have been living in the Twin Cities but are accompanying the Whites to Florida, where they will make their "home. Hobarton Cornet band, a solo by A. P. Ives, talks by Supervisor C. E. Heise and C. B. Hutching, then representative from Kossuth, -and a ball game between teams from Union and Cresco townships. An experimental station .was maintained at the county farm, and the plots were to be examined by farmers. t t t A three-day celebration of the establishment of Fort Defiance a1 Esjtherville was to be held, and among speakers were to be Capt W. H. Ingham, George C. Call, and C. B. Murtagh. The latter was then representative from Emmet county in the state legislature. A monu ment was to be unveiled. Harvey Ingham was to speak on the Indian who once Inhabited Iowa. ' ttt Matt Holtzbauer had found tha town. t t t Plans for the present D. H. Goeders home were announced by :I. P. Larson. The house was to be started in the spring. 'ttt > The Forepaiigh & Sells Bros, circus was to exhibit in Algona, and it advertised a parade three miles long. ttt John P. Byson, a general merchant at a town in eastern New York, was to visit the C. Bysons, and this was to be his first trip to the Mississippi valley. was married to Elsie Krause, and five children were born: Lorena, Ella, Raymond, Harold, and Dorothy, all at home. His wife and three brothers, Herman, near Fenton, and Emil and Ernest, Charles City, sur vive. lack of water in the courthouse well was caused by a leaky pump Instead of a dry well. "ttt A party of baseball fans, chauffeured by Lafe Griffin had attend- d a game at Fcrt Dodge, making le trip by auto. ttt E'liinetsburg was host at a thro?- ay baseball tournament, in which earns for that tcwn met Humboldt, Estherville, and Mason City teams. ttt C.' B. Lewis, who. had suffered a troke of paralysis, came up town :or the first time since he was taken band had been members of the Baptist church in Ohio, and on being permanently located in Minnesota united with the Guildford branch of the Austin Baptist church. Into this church the three daughters were baptised. In the fall of 1881 Mr. and Mrs. Webster visited velatives in Silver Lake township, Palo Alto county, and while there purchased a 160- acre tract of prairie land one mile east of the present site of Ayrshire. The' following spring the family came to Iowa and began developing the new farm. That spring the railroad came through, and the town of Ayrshire was located. Join Early Day Church. — „..—.. .,«...- „...-. ,...!• -\vnen, a few years later, .John the innocents , of many a F j rt j, an unordained boy preacher, and get away,With it. call it ylait . e d the community, he organized na „„ „„/>!,o^o.^ -Rut. iron lust I j3 aD Hat church, and Mr.' and Mrs. Webster, with their three daughter. FURTHER IMPROVEMENTS ARE MAOEM RIVERVIEW The outside road leading to -the eastern half of the Riverview ceme terv has recently been graveled. An old bridge was replaced and the road graded .earlier .in the year. mu " gulley between the • old and halves of the cemetery has tiled and leveled off. Grass seed will be planted later. Dirt'from th excavation for the new schoo house was used to fill ravines in th west half. A wa-er pipe line to th eaat half has been laid across th gulley. As a result of the hot, ,dr weather grass in the cemetery badly burned. The ne\ been wo can to keep i*««rs out of Jail. netlmes i wonder if there arenlt. i In WalLStreet. The operators 11. . t t t The Paine & Pearson garage had erected an A, A.- A. sign, for which t had exclusive county rights. The American Automobile association was then in its infancy. t t t Will Bingaman l)ad been knocked CLEAR LAKE MAN TO OPEN NEW GROCERY STORE HERE J.. T. Chrischilles has leased the storeroom next east of Chrischilles & Herbst's to L. B. Ashland, Clear Lake, who will open a grocery store there. The room is now being redecorated by Alex Nielsen and his men. It is reported that Mr. Ashland owns a small chain of groceries and that he will come here to live. Counting the suburban grocery shops and the grocery department- of the Anderson Bros, meat market, this will make the 14th grocery store in Algona. Undergoes Operation. Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Farwell are expected today or tomorrow from San Francisco, Calif., where they live. Mrs. Fat-well was Gertrude Wehler. The Farwells, who are driving to Io\ya, will visit Mrs. Farwell's parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Wehler. SENATOR DICKINSON WILL SPEAK BEFORE GRANT CLUB Senator L. J. Dickinson is schefi uled for two addresses this week end. He will give an address tc morrow noon before the Grant clu at Des Moines, and the next day he will speak at an old settlers' cele bration at Montezuma. The Gran club, -which .formerly cut a muc greater figure in Iowa politics tha it does now, is a republican organ zation founded 50 or more year ago. Celebrate at 88. Mr. and Mrs. D. U Leffert and their daughter Ha Mae spent Sun- Superhet- erodyne HIGHBOY for only 75 LEFT. PUb» i BIGHT. day at Swea City, helping Mrs. Leffert's mother, Mrs. Hanna Anderson, celebrate her 88th birthday anniversary. The feature of the day was a dinner in the evening attend- COMPLETE with Tubes Indeed, this is the biggest radio offered! Just imagine—a 7-Tube Phileo^ ^ erodyne built to use the newest Pentode Power W»«=, at this new, amazingly low price!... Highboy •••»«» exquisitely done in American Walnut «•*vMbgle —Tone Control—New Electro-Dynamic C|ILB!I • — Illuminated Station Recording dial .'.,'V G« bft bought on easy terms—Gome in. See it) JHEAR itf R. O. BJUSTROM Algona—Phone 677. Hobmrto»—I located e»»t of Feed CARBON COPY SALES BOOKS in , blank kept in stock.—Advance. 3BS on exchange^ But you Just no beat an Iowa, bootlegger out {nickel and gee where you land. .LIENS TO.THjg RIGHT of j,>and aliens to/t h e left of us, fens in front of us, aliens sur. juna us, ih our <jwi» country, ". when they misb6ha,ve we -•'B to put o n silk gloves, be |Ute to them, apologize to 'em, td scrape and kowtow'to 'em., pt that's what freedom does— !6 land of the free is free to the lens, while about all that's free [us is permission to do ft little 'Ptent cussing, so t® speak. o—o PWS ITEM—A firm dealing in luck feathers on Long Island Uio state department it a It arrangement could not be with Germany for sale of the >us duck-feather crop similar , became constituent members ecam The sons Frank H. and Lowell S. later came into its fellowship. Tor 25 years the .elder Webster eerved this church, much o£ the time as deacon. For 44 years Mrs. Webster was a member and a con. slstent supporter. Both she and her huskand, who died in the fa 1 of 1912 gave time, money, thought, and pray"' £^' lts upbuilding. Sometimes depressed by Its, failures, sometimes thrilled by its euccesses they neTer gave up; it was their church its pastor was their pastor; and its Express Truck Quits. Hurt, Aug. m-The express route between Burt and Bancroft which had been operated by. G. P. Hawcott for a number of months, was discontinued Saturday. Not enough express'was handled to meet expenses, so the company decided to send what express there is by freight again. Veres a Feeder that soon Open Tr«ugh Feeder for wheat and coUo«» E,ven a ' YOU ARE! duck feathers. sur, J'rn in favor lulling them to 'any country T* may have use fop them- And ««ro is a country which can use a unry w horaefeathere and Jjorsecollars - Mrs. Webster -f^tTHutcSn. being es missionary died, followed in two weeks Uttle fancywork , She read much, STILL BIGGER </W BETTER A Complete Stock of Phfleo Balanced T-be. For ft members o£ the family. TENNIS RACKETS R« 3 u!arS1.79 No. SSO Level-wind, anti-back-lash. Resular $4,95 our Sale Price Regular $3.95 Rtckct...... R« S uUrS5.95 Racket Men's Fitldn Glove Boys' Fieldw Glove •AITS Bass- Oreno Pike-Or«no.>v Shakespeare Favorite Reel S&G Golf Balls Shakespeare Tri umph Reel TACKLE E --»*v»*v**? tWt»-t f^***«*w*''' I wc-rything else we have in £• let's ship them - over, PSlx we have to charge Jt. even 'A Jamesway open trough, feeto chat is low.pr.iced .and practical _ --. HECEIPT Of » ISttef *«*» IWill Rogers. 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