Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on September 1, 1931 · Page 2
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 2

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, September 1, 1931
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PAOB tWO ADVANCE. ALQONA. 10m The Very Best of Every thing In the Agricultural Line Visit Kossnth County's Big Fair Next Week. To see the biggest values ever offered in Furniture Visit Richardson's Furniture Store east of courthouse All newly remodeled, a fine new stock to choose from and the most attractive prices to be found in Iowa. COME IN AND SEE US We want you to look over this fine new line. i Richardson's Furniture Co. WHERE FURNITURE SELLS FOR LESS Come to the County Fair The Kohlhaas Hardware Extends a Special Invitation to All to Visit Their Store and See OUR HANDSOME PARLOR HEATERS Priced at $35 and up ELECTRIC WASHERS $59.50 THE BEST COAL RANGES ON THE MARKET $75.00 AND UP KOHLHAAS HARDWARE ALGONA WESLEY WOMEN AT HOME AFTER EASTERN TRIP Wesley, Sept. 1—Miss A. McPherson und her niece, Mrs. Oscar Brickson, returned to Wesley at 6:30 Saturday evening, having spent the summer traveling and visiting. Mrs; Brickson's children, Evelyn and Forrest, accompanied the women to Elmhurst, 111., where they remained at home with their father till the return trip. Visits were made ana sights viewed In Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and New York. Th'e two women saw Niagara Falls from both the American and Canadian sides, and say It Is still beau tlful and Imposing, despite the claim by residents that Ha grandeur was diminished by a fall of rock some time ago; and the rook, seen piled at the base, does not in their opinion detract from the beauty of the whole. The return journey was made through Cleveland, Toledo, Burlington, and Ottumwa. At Ottumwa they visited the children of Miss McPherson's aunt, Mrs. Becker now dead, who formerly visited at Wesley. Much time was spent in Belmont county, Ohio, near the home of the elder woman's father, the late G S. McPherson. His daughter saw the log house where he was born and drank from the spring which supplied his father's family. The farm produces fruit in immense quantity and variety. The greal hills thereabout are beautiful but make driving difficult. The graves of the Wesley woman's grandpar ents and great grandparents were visited. Hr nephews, Walter and George Hall, live at Dayton, O., and Chenoa 111., respectively. Four thousanc miles in all. were traveled. Forres Erickson will return with his mother to Elmhurst this week Fri day, and begin school next week Monday. Evelyn began school In Wesley Monday. . Giddings Families Return Home— The A. E. and Gordon C. Giddlng families returned .last week Tues day, following a short visit with th Glenn Giddings family at the H. E Seydel home, Keota. Glenn accom panied his relatives to Wesley in I his o\vn car, and !.ist Thursday re- j turned to Keota. He was accompanied there by the family of his sister, Mrs. Wayne Swinton, who had spent the summer with her parents. The Swintons took a train from Washington Thursday evening for Galesburg, 111., where Mr. Swinton began his high school teaching Monday. Glenn and his family drove from Keota to Greencastle, Ind., Saturday. Their three- months-old son Donald was considered too young to make the long journey to Wesley. he baby contest. Gordon Kunf, on of Ann jjfun*, weiit with th* Klelhpeters .and 'will take a business ourse at Des Moines. Mrs. George Aldrich and Jerry, ind .the Vee Mullln family attended he annual meeting of the Koasuth ind Humboldt counties rural car- 'lers at Algona last week Wednesday. The Lou Matern family, Algona, Islted Mrs. Matern's sister, Mrs. NEWLY WEDS ON TOUR STO AT Vnn Kunz, Sunday. They brought lome Dorothy Kraus, who had •isltd the Matern girls a week. The otto Nelson family and the 'amlly of Otto's chief, Elmer Harris, of Boone, visited.Otto's parents, the Alfred Nelsons, Sunday. Otto is with the standard Oil company. The Carl Hansens, with their daughter and her husband, visited at Howard Hansen's at Clear Lake Sunday, and viewed the ruins left by last Thursday's tornado. Junior, little son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Nelson,- was taken suddenly sick Friday, and Sunday was operated upon for appendicitis at the Kossuth hospital, Algona. Mr. and Mrs. John Hutchison left Sunday morning to attend the state 'air. Julius Kunz and his mother, Mrs. Anna Kunz, will week Tuesday morning. Violet Goodnow, who is spending her vacation with her parents, Algona, is this week with her sister, Mrs. Herman Ostercamp, northeast of Wesley. Mr. and Mrs. Ole Flom took his sister Alice Flom, to Algona Saturday. She will make an extended visit with her cousin, Mrs. J. T. Bohannon. The Ed Hildman's visited at Gilbert Sunday and took back their niece, Naomi Rensch, who had visited here two weeks. Anna Johnson will leave for Boone this week Friday, and next Monday will begin her work as teacher of home economics. Mr. and Mrs. Lyons, Des Motnes, visited her parents, the Albert Renos, from Saturday to this week Saturday. Mrs. Ryan and three sons, Marengo, visited her parents, the Jos. and other- relatives ' last Frlmmls, week. Mr. and -Mrs. Ludwlgson, Jackson, Minn., visited Mrs. Ludwigsen'e cousin Mrs. Olaf Funnemark, Sunday. The Methodist W. F. M. S. meets Friday afternoon with Mrs. Hans Hansen. Monday Swen Nelson began 'his thirty-first year as public school janitor. SEXTON HOME Sexton, Sept. i—Mr. and Mrs. Everett Taylor, of Princeton, 111., visited last week at the A. L. Greenfield home here and at the A. D. Richards home in Algona. Mrs. Richards and Mrs. Greenfield are aunts of Mr. Taylor. Mr.- and Mrs. Taylor, who were just married last week Wednesday, were on a tour of the West. They also visited at the Merle Richards home, at Lone Rock, and with the Floyd Richard family, at Swea City. They then went to the Black Hills, and from there they will visit an aunt at Townsend, Mont. They then expect to spend a week in Yellowstone Park, climb Pike's Peak, and visit several other points of interest. The TaylorS will then .visit a sister of Mrs. Taylor in Missouri, and then return home. Mr. , Taylor farms in partnership with leave thlsj his.twin brother, Irving Taylor, near Princeton. HurriHPS to Go to Chicago— Mr. and Mrs. Blden Harris, of Jefferson, came Saturday evening to spend a few days with Mr. Harris' parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Harris, and will also visit other relatives in Algona and Wesley. Mr. and Mrs. Harris have both been teaching in the Jefferson high school, but Mr. Harris expects to take a year's course in music in Chicago. They moved their furniture to Chicago to be ready when school starts. Girl Born to Joe Wlseg— Mr. and Mrs. Joe Wise are parents of a girl born last week Tuesday. Joe Wise is a son of Mrs. G. B. Wise and formerly lived north of Sexton. The Strother Wises and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Phillips returned the first of the week from Wisconsin, where they had been visiting at the Joe Wise home. spending a few days at the Cart eU home. Mr. and 'Mrs. A. L. Greenfield and Edith were Sunday guests at John Ramer's. Pearl Stevens left Saturday for Rudd to resume her school work there. M,D, CLUB WILL MEET THURSDAY AT FOUR CORNERS ' Four Corners, Sept. 1—The local Mothers and Daughters club Will meet this Thursday with Mrs. Noble Mitchell. Roll call will be answered by What Interests Me Most at the County Fair. The opening song will be, My Bonnie. A paper Is to be given by Euln. Rich on, The State Fair, and a poem will be read by Mnxlne Dlttmer. Mitchell Children Visit Home- Mr, and Mrs. Norvll Mitchell .and daughter, Dorothy, of Falrfleld, came to the Etna Mitchell home Friday to spend the week-end. They returned home Sunday. The former is a son of the Etna. Mitchells The Otto Harlons, of Stockport, also returned home after spending ten days at the Etna Mitchell home Mrs. Harlon Is a daughter of the Mitchells. Lowmans Visit in Illinois— The Lewis Lowmans, Jr., Lewis Lowrhan Sr., and Mrs.-Everett Wit ham returned last week Monday af ter visiting relatives In Illinois Thev went In the Lewis Lowman Sr. car. Lewis Jr. and Mrs. Everet Wltham are son and daughter re spectively of Lewis Lowman Sr. Irvington CLEANED Autumn is the smart season. Let us rejuvenate your wardrobe. We can make your last year's frocks sparkle like new. Modern Dry Cleaners Footwear You'll be proud to wear them, because they have that "Expensive look" that results from the use of fine leathers; workmanship that combines style and artistry; and comfort that will leave you smiling at the end of the hardest day. All our shoes are that way. AND THEY'RE ONL? Christensen Bros. Co. Shoe Department Joseph Studer Is Dead— Joseph Studer, St. Cloud, Minn., suffered a second stroke early last week, and passed away at 5 o'clock last week Wednesday evning:. The funeral services were held at St. Cloud Friday morninB, and burial was made there. Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Studer, of the St. Benedict nighborhood, attended the funeral. Mr. Studer formerly owned and with his family occupied the farm north of town now owned by Ignatz Eisenbacher. The family moved to the vicinity of St. Cloud about 30 years ago, and Mr. Studer farmed for some years before moving to town Mr. Studer was 81 in July. A brother Nathan Studer, lives here, and a so n Ed, near Corwith. Weather Spoils S. S. Picnic— Because of the threatening weather, only a few gathered a Carl Hansen's for the Sunday schoo picnic last Thursday, and these re paired to the church basement. Ai noon, the approximate time- of th< Clear Lake storm, darkness pre vailed here, and rain assumed th proportions of a cloudburst, th roads in some parts of town being submerged for an appreciable lengtl of time. Aged Man Cans 32 Quarts— This writer feels that the accom plishment of W. P. Giddings, deserve mention. Prom home-grown grapes and apples he has recently with little assistance, made and pu up in small containers 32 quarts o Jelly. Mr. Giddings is obliged t gather his crops at the earliest mo ment, since too many unknow friends are ready to relieve him o their care and disposal. Bazaar Brings In $2357— The Catholic bazaar held on th grounds of st. Joseph's school las week Tuesday anr] Wednesday aftei noons, brought in $2357. Whe expenses of $482.78 were deducted the net amount remaining wa W875.01. Six hundred fifty peopl were served supper, at 40 and 2 cents a plate. There wer e fancy work and lunch booths, booths fo games, etc. Methodist Ala Names Officers— The Methodist Aid met at th church last week Wednesday, W IU Mesdames Niles and Hodges a hostesses. Officers were elected Mrs. Haynes, president, Mrs. H. M Hansen, secretary, Mrs. Ammon Lease, treasurer. Joe Goetz to Come Home- Joe Goetz, who was seriously in jured in an automobile accident tw weeks ago, has the promise of th doctors at Kossuth hospital that h may return home this week Tues day if he will remain in bed afte reaching home. Auxiliary to Elect Officers— The Legion Auxiliary will mee at the Legion rooms this wee] Thursday evning, and will' hoi election of officers. All members are asked to be present. Mrs. Zac: Gibson will be hostess. Other Wesley News, The David Johnson and Emil So: enson families, Corwith, and th Vlggo Kiilsholm family were suppe guests at Emil Wester's Saturda evfnlng. The gathering was i honor of Leila Wester, who hat been al home a week. Llla return *d to Ames Sunday. ' De Etta Hall, who spent the sum mer at home, returned Sunday t Forest City, where she Is princ: pal of schools. Leota, who ha charge -of normal training in Ne\ Rlchland, Minn., high school, wl not begin teaching till next Mor day. Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Kleinpete ana son Davla left for Des Moin Sunday. Davla will be entered i Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lofing and aughter, Mason City, spent last eek at the A. McLean home. Mr. ofing, who is a foreman at the ecker packing plant, is enjoying vo weeks vacation. Mr. and Mrs. W. Grobe, of Mason City, visited unday with relatives here. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Dale were unday visitors at Clear Lake and [ason City. Mr. and Mrs. William *utledge spent Sunday with the Del arkers and Sid Barkers at Wal- orf and Lamberton, Minn. Glen Hain, who left here for a ection job at Kamrar recently, re- urned here several days ago. Soma f the last men taken on, including Hain, were laid off a short time fter he started work. Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Beardsley, of Vlgona and" Mrs. Beardsley's sister, Irs. Hattie Lowe, and Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Lowe, of Michigan, were allers at the Mark Parsons home ast Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Sturtz and he William Miller family, of Boone pent Sunday at the Earl Miller lome. They were accompanied by John and Mabeline Miller, who spen ast week in Boone. The Rev. A. English preached Sunday on "The Lord's Prayer." H read Matthew 6, and the first four verses of Luke 11. Twenty-one at :ended Sunday school. Florence, daughter of Mr. Mrs. William Johnson, of Swea City who has been with Mrs. Charle Sankey and the Arthur Rileys fo several weeks, went to her home on day last week, Mervel Ulfers, of Fenton, an Mary Runchey, of West Bend, spen last week with their grandchildren Mr, and Mrs. Wm. Greenfield. Mr. and Mrs. Fry and family, wh recently moved Into the Farmers house, are moving to the Nell Gafl ney 'cottage. Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Roblso were Sunday guests at the Da Schultz home, near Kanawha. Mrs. Rome Roblson spent severa days with her daughter, Mrs. Rosco Mawdsley, of near Burt. The Douglas Rileys were week end visitors at Waterloo and Marsh alltown. Betty Miller was on the sick lis last week. Heavy Bain Floods Sexton— Last week Thursday Sexton re- eived one of the hardest rains seen n this territory. The torrents of rain ell like a regular cloudburst, but ortunately there was little wind, everal groups from here drove to lear Lake to see the damage done here by the wind. icxton Girls to Teach— Ruth Miller and Aileen Martinek eft early Saturday to 'begin teach- ng this year. Ruth went to Quas- ueton, where she will teach mathematics and biology, and Aileen went o Wlntrop to teach English and nusic. Mr. Martinek drove down vith the girls. Kohlhaases 3fove. The John Kohlhaas family move into the north apartment of th Philip Kohlhaas apartment house Monday. They had been living o east North street. ' Mrs. Genrlch Opens School- School opened at the Arthu Crulkshank school, Union Dlst. 7 Monday with Mrs. Ed Genrich a* teacher. The latter taught the same school last year. Ships Corn to Cousin— Joe Cink shelled corn last week tVednesday and shipped it to a Mr. Goeders, at Marion S. D., a cousin of Mrs. Cink. Crops are dried out .here, and -Mr. Goeders is having ;rain shipped in instead of selling ils stock as a great many are forced o do. irandma Klrschlmnni Recovers— Grandma Kirschbaum, * who has jeen sick at the home of her son, Ollle, at Crystal Lake, is much improved, but is unable to come home. Other FOUR CORNER NEWS. Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Bjustrom an the Clifton Bjustromsj of Algona returned-home last week Thursday after spending a few days at Slou> Falls, S. D. The Albert Walkers spent week ago Sunday l n Minnesota visiting relatives there. Many fanners of this communit; are now filling silos. GRASSHOPPER POISON IS KILLING MANY PHEASANT! With announcement that an ope season will be held on pheasants thi fall comes a report from severa newspapers that the poison bra scattered in an attempt to kill gras hoppers in the western part of th state is causing a serious loss o life among pheasants. The gras hoppers are killed by the arsenic i the bran. The pheasants eat tl hoppers, and the arsenic kills th pheasant. Other bird life Is als being affected in the hopper are but not to the same extent, for th hoppers are too large for the sma er birds. It is said that the dan age has been so great that som counties will not have an ope season. Other Sexton News. Marie Harris started her school .hree miles north on the Titonka road Monday, and Ila Olsen opened :he school two miles farther north :hat. Marie Harris taught last year, the same day. Mrs. G. B. Wise, Mr. and Mrs. Mack Wise and sons, Mr. and Mrs. Loyd Steven, and William Wise, of Texas, who is visiting here, all attended a family reunion at Swea City Sunday. \ James McEnroe accompanied a carload of hogs and cattle to Chicago last week Wednesday, and is visiting a few days with his daughter- Kathleen. Mrs. Howard Andrews began teaching the McEnroe school Monday morning. Neva Albright taught the school for the two preceding years. Most farmers who have silos are busy getting them filled. Carl Paetz filled his the last of the week, and Emmet Paetz is filling his this week. The Harvey Stevens family spent Sunday at Harry Merriam's at Corwith. Mr. Stevens and Mrs. Merrlam are brother and sister. Freda Paetz is attending the state fair. Freda entered two calves, and accompanied the Batons, of Britt, to Des Moines. Mrs. Melvln Olsen and Ardene returned Saturday from_ a ten-day visit with relatives at Iowa Falls and Alden. Mrs. John McMahon Sr. has been enjoying a visit from an aunt from near McGregor. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Seeley left Friday to attend the state fair at Des Moines. Mrs. Reichart, of States Center, Is BOOST FOR THE FAIU And buy your Feed and Seed -T-OF THE— Algona Flour & Feed Co, 7'/if 7/e.vf vour Money can hi 'Til get free use of that fence this fall" There's a real way to get your fence repairing done! You'll want to hog down part of your corn this fall, turn in the stock on the stubble and corn fields, after harvest, divide your fall pasture and perhaps let the stock do the ' harvesting in some, field where tht crop did not come through right—so you'll be doing some temporary fencing This fall. Come in right away and take out the fence and Red Tops chat you'll need. Your stock and hogs will pick up enough extra feed to pay for-the fence and posts. Then you can use the same posts and fence to replace a stretch or two of run-down fence which you are going to have to replace anyway. Building and removing temporary fence is easier with Red Tops. The. Red Top One-Man Driver and the Red Top One-Man Puller have made it a quicker, easier, one• man odd time job. We have Red Tops in every type and length—Come in and select your heeds to make your fence post dollar do double duty while getting the best your money can buy, F. S. NORTON & SON Lumber and Coal — Phone! How Would You Like Steady Even Heat all Through the House this Winter? This is just exactly what a Glow-Boy Parlor Furnace will do for you. It heats the floor 15 to 25 degrees warmer than the air five feet above the floor. Glow-Boy takes the place of two or three stoves. Fuel cost is cut in two and very little attention is required. Our Prices on Circulating Heaters range from $49.50 to 9119.50 Let us help you solve your beating problem {his winter. Nelson Hardware 8M iLOOSA, IQW* School » Days Are Here at a Up to the present time your school days have been spent right at home among the young people with whom you have grown u ,P- llus Fall you are going away to College, to tackle new studies, to make new friends, and to live in new surroundings. Was there ever a time when it was necessary to look your best? ihe right clothes mean a lot to the young men going away to college for the first time. Correct clothes help to make the right appearance in the company of strangers; ' easy to select the wrong styles when going away to i for that reason you should select the new outfit only which has given special attention to college styles. AI™ u, ~ es have tne rigat styles for college demand — in studv nf fhi , nder ^ CaWwell< Every year we make a special 5 win h tr * d6 ' and we »°w have in stock just those Allege Campus. , ^ College Clothes 18.00, 21.00, 99.50, 94.50, 87.50 ONE PANT • £'*! 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