Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on September 24, 1931 · Page 5
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 5

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, September 24, 1931
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-*,f,r 24,1931. Better Plctnres 24-25. 2:30. lieutenant* -direction,. song A : MANI, .:-..- . Jjy g "on duty for loye! 'him—and lie's for all! Entertainment! Saturday, September 2(1. 1:30-3-30 matinee. One of the best action pictures! The story of "Calamity Jane." She was a tough one so far as the West goes. IiOUIHE UUESSKH A marvelous star FRANCES DEE DICK ARLEN In "Caught" The big thrill show oC the month. Sunday and; Monday, Sept. 27 nnd 28 Mock matinees, 10-3Bc. •anteed attraction! . HICK SALES great comedian—first »in. Algona. i H E'S GREAT! .treat thla Sunday and Monday show. , DICKIE 3IOOUE FKANCES STAIMl WALTER HUSTON CHICK SALES —in— ttlmbly, hut moving and lernlglit! i and Clilck Sales Charlie , Chaplin and STAR WITNESS Jackie Coogan in "The Kid?" Dickie Moore and Chick Sales are just a wonderful. Be sure to bring the whole family fedncsday and Thursday September 20-ilO, October 1. atlnees on this one! Tues., Thursday, 2:30—prices 10-SOc DESHOW •*,rh, WINNIE LIGHTNER • CHARLE5 BUTTERWORTH EVALYN DONALD K N A P P COOK HIGH LINE FAILS TO FOOL VISITORS AT EMMETSBURG The hhrh-llno electric company scrying Kmmetsburg artor the municipal plant there was broken down jy propaganda and opposition showed the Emmetsburg situation to a group of Minnesota councllmen Investigating municipal ownership, the EnimotBburg Democrat reported lost week. The company, It Is assumed, lid not tell of anything unfavorable :o corporation management, and the following article, clipped from the Democrat, tells the story of the visit there and here In Algona: "Tuesday Lyle Hamlln, Fred Ham- In, .T. N. Osterud, W. M. Sampson, Dr. Carey, Joe Milnar and K. B. ,Ior- gensen, city officers and represen- .atlvc business men of Spring Valley, Minn., a place of about 1000, .vero brought to Emmetsburg as guests of the Iowa Public Service company, The purpose was to show how completely municipal ownership has failed in Emmets- They were banqueted at the Kcrmorc and they were taken to various places in our town but not to see any of our city officers or three-fourths of our representative business men. "While in the office of .Tames W. Kay, local attorney for the Iowa Public Service company, George Flood, representing the Reporter, and Miss Anna Donovan of the Tribune, local official high line publications, called to greet the visitors and assure them that the so-called Municipal Light and Power plant was as the Iowa Public Service company had represented—a dismal failure. The Spring Valley gentlemen asked If there was not another newspaper in the town and they replied that there was but It did not Have any standing and had no circulation worthy of mention. They were sure it was an insignificant sheet. "However, the visiting gentlemen are a bright, well posted bunch of fellows. They had previously visited the Algona Municipal Light and Power plant and they had been given interesting facts and figures concerning Its rece'ipts, expenditures and future prospects. "They also learned while there of the success of home plants at Webster City, Ames, Harlan, Denlson, Hawarden, Hock Rapids. Spencer, Bstherville, Whittemore, West Bend, and New Hampton and dozens of other places. They really enjoyed the hospitality of the local entertainers, smiled when they learned of the alleged conditions in this city and went home determined not to become suckers of the high line corporations. They also stated that they did not like to be herded about when they came to our city." WIND STORM BLOWS DOWN FRUIT TREES ATSTJENEDICT St. Benedict, Sept. 22—-A terrific vindstorm swept through this part f the county Saturday at 6:30 Seavy dark clouds accompanied a vind and rain lasting about an our, and Interfering with electric ights and telephone lines. Again ate in the evening another big wind ame up, blowin down many limbs .nd even trees with fruit on. Sun- lay was sunny with a hot wind that :aused another drizzling rain Sun- lay night and all day Monday. The aln caused no harm except to those vho had planned to dig or haul iugar beets. The beets are being muled to Corwith this'year for the lump at St. Benedict has not been iperated. KOSSUftt COUNTY ADVANCE. ALGONA. IOWA Mr. and Mrs. William Hawcott returned Monday night from n week's fishing trip In northern Minnesota. Mr. and Mrs. N. C. Rice visited the A. K. Cliffs at Ames last Thursday. They were en route home from Des Molnes. Mr. nnd Mrs. George Elbert, Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Frane and Mrs. Marguerite Kencfick spent Sunday at the Okobojls. Ed Klllion, who underwent a major operation at the university hospital at Iowa City a week ago Saturday, Is reported Improving. Mrs. R. E. Brown went to Mason City Monday for a few weeks visit at the home of her daughter, Mrs. C. K. Schoby. Mrs. Edythe Dalley returned last Wednesday from St. Paul, where she spent ten days In the Miller hospital. Sunday's Des Molnes Register reported Madonna Qulnn a Kappa Alpha Thota pledge at the state university. Madonna Is a freshman at the university. Betty Strelt, who is a senior student nurse at Mercy hospital, Chicago, had her tonsils removed last Thursday. She Is a granddaughter of Anton Strelt. Mrs. .Tames Biggins, Fort Dodge, and granddaughter Mary Catherine came Saturday for a visit with the latter's father, M. B. Cain. Mr. Cain s a -Milwaukee railway postal clerk. Vera McWhorter, of Omaha, was a veek-end visitor at the home of her Barents, Mr. and Mrs. Ellis McWhorter. Vera is stenographer in a gar- ige at Omaha. A. E. Kresensky has been 111 at his home since last week Monday suffering an attack o f the flu, and s now recovering. He is employed at the Goeders company store. Mary Swanson, of Klemme, went home last Thursday after spending a week with the C. B. Murtaghs. Mary worked at the Murtagh home four years several years ago. Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Wright drove to Mason City yesterday to visit Mrs. G. A. Brunson. Mrs. Wright remained for a few days arid Air AVright returned last night. The Rev. and Mrs. C. E. Olsson and Marie Fair went to Albert City Monday to attend a district Lutheran meeting there September 21 and 22. Margaret Middleton, who spen ten days with the N. C. Rices, went home Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Rice took her home in the Rice car. She is a niece of Mrs. Rice. Saturday's rain turned into a. tornado near Lone Rock and twisted a barn and a corn crib out of shape on the Edward Bierstedt farm. A hen house at the Amel Pearson farm nearby w'as also destroyed. Mrs. TTiornas O'Haire and daughter Ann expect to go to their home at Washington, D. C. tomorrow. They have spent the summer with Mrs. O'Haire's parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Rist. Mr. and Airs. J. C. Rhode, of Perry, visited their son Donald Sunday. Donald Rhode is the assistant for L. M. Alerritt at the funeral home. The Rhodes returned Sunday Cooper, of near Fenton. Mr. and Mrs. George Lee returned last week Tuesday from a week with relatives at Elgin and Chicago, 111. They brought home with them Mr. Lee's niece, Ruth Stewart, of Chicago, who will make her hom e with the Lees this year and Is at- ending school. She Is a sophomore 'n high school here. Sally Briggs Is the new office girl it the Beamer Electric company on north Thorington street, taking the place of Esther Pratt, who Is attend- ng school. Sally Is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Briggs, and was employed at the sandwich shop next loor south of the electric shop till ast week Monday. Alary Janice Rice left Friday for laugh show, this'-fall. niles to see this one. 1 Charlie are a circus. New, different, novel! Five times as good as any Winnie Llghtner picture! y, Monday, Oct. 4-5 Big Air trip to BAYS , SATURDAY HUNDRED PIECES [ALUMINUM WARE AT ONE HALF PRICE an overstock of Mirrow and Wearever e that we are going to dispose of re, n .cost, | 0 eowwneneing Thursday morn- ;«ung on Satuydfty nignt we will give our 1 wneard of alujpiauinware values. JSfOCIt IS COUPLET? used Viking we have priced to sell Wellesley, Alass., where she will en- :er Wellesley college. Last year Alary Janice attended AIlss Schoate's school In Boston. She recently un- lerwent an operation for appendicitis at the Kossuth hospital. She is the daughter of Mr. and Airs. N. C. Rice. AV. J. Slgsbee has two advertisements in the want-ad column this week advertising the remainder of ils stock on east State street. Air. Slgshee is now selling a plumbing and heating line for the Globe Machinery Supply company, of Des Molnes. He has been working for the company the last two months In northeast Iowa. Mrs. M. P. Weaver, who had been at the Kossuth hospital a week for medical treatment, went home Alon- day. Her daughter, Airs. Ralph Menzel and her husband, of Ames, who spent several days here last week went home last week AVednes- day. Mr. Menzel is taking work towards a master's degree In chem Istry and is teaching at the state college. Air. and Airs. R. E. Kain and their niece Katharine Kain returned Thursday night from a visit with relatives at De Kalb and Chicago, 111. Mr. and Mrs. Kain had been gone since Sunday. They took their daughter Alice to De Kalb and she will attend college there. Katharine had been gone two weeks. She Is the daughter of Air. and Mrs. Thos Kain. The George Johnsons traded theii residence on North Thorington street for the Mrs. B. F. Burtis residence on east North street, and the Johnsons took possession last week Wednesday. Airs. Burtis is Mrs Johnson's mother. The house on Thorington street is for rent. Mrs Burtis lives at Lu Verne. Mr. Johnson is Algona's well-known shoe re pair man. The Rev. C. V. Hulse and George Godfrey are among Algonians at tending the Northwest : Iowa Con at the Anderson grain office. I Mr. and Mrs. R.'A. Hunter, of| Washington, D. C., came Tuesday rom Des Moines for a visit with ho lattor's parents, Senator and Wrs. L. J. Dickinson. They visited <Tr. Hunter's parents In Des Molnes. Mr. Hunter, who was graduated rom the George Washington university law school recently, will take he Iowa bar examination In Des Moines October 6. Mrs. Hunter was Ruth Dickinson before her marriage.' \V. J. Payne left Sunday to spond 'our days In Des Molnes attending a county manager's convention and at the Register & Tribune building 'or a field managers' convention. \Ir. Payne Is Register & Tribune "ield manager of one of the six dis- :ricts In Iowa. Some 135 men were o attend the convention, of whom '0 are subscription salesmen, and !2 of them being from Mr. Payne's llstrlct. Mrs. M. J. £treit and Airs. Nellie McAIahon attended funeral services TueVfiy morning at Fort Dodge for Dennis S. McTigue, a pioneer of Palo Alto county, Burial was made n the Catholic cemetery at Emmetsburg. Air. McTigue was 76 years old and death was due to evening. Air. and Airs. J. H. Bailey and to Visit In Chicago— 'Led Ludwlg, accompanied by his mother, Airs. George Ludwig, and sister, Mrs. Henry Arndorfer and her baby, and Ella Simons, planned 6 leave AVednesday by auto for Chicago and other points to visit relatives and friends. Boy for Anton Grundgcuetts— Air. and Mrs. Anton Grandgenett are parents of a boy born last week Wednesday morning. This Is the second boy for the Grandgenetts. Other St. Benedict. Bill Hanig and his mother, Mrs. George Hanig, accompanied by Mrs. John Amann, of Aokley, arrived Saturday to spend a few days with Mrs. Hanig's sister, Airs. George Ludwig, and relatives herei and at Wesley. Mr. and Mrs. Julian Arndorfer and Mary Helen, accompanied by Mr, and Mrs. Emil F. Arndorfer anc ^.delhald Eisenbarth, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Mike Arndorfer. •Mr. and Mrs. Henry Arndorfei entertained at dinner Sunday the former's-parents, the George Ludwigs.'and Bill Hanig and his mother and Mrs. John Amann, of Ackley. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Germann anc children spent Sunday afternoon with 1 the former's mother, Mrs. Joseph' Rahm. Mr. and Mrs. August Harlg spem Sunday at Algona with the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dominic Stuf- two children, of Spencer, were Sunday .guests of the Airs. C. AV. Hop- klijses. Airs. Bailey is a daughter of Airs. Hopkins, and Air. Bailey is a Standard Oil employe at Spencer. Alary Kelly, of Emmetsburg, spent- Saturday and Sunday with Mr. and Airs. AV. W. Sullivan. She was en- route home from a visit at Waterloo. Alary is a sister of Mrs. Sullivan. Mrs. S. B. French expects to leave for Long Beach, Calif., Monday. She las been home since last June. Her daughter, Mrs. Sidney Laird and the atter's Jane, live at Long Beach and she will make her home with hem. A boy born to Mr. and Airs. G. M. Will, of Lu Verne,' Sunday, fail ed to live, and burial was made at Corwith Monday. Airs. Will was Irene McBride, -of Convith, before her marriage. The baby was named ernhart. Mrs. Elmer Benson, of Alanly, was. a guest of Mrs. Wm, C. Steele yesterday. Mrs. Benson was the principal speaker at the Methodist AV. H. M. S. annual dues-paying luncheon at the church yesterday noon. The Frank Tragers are moving Into the Alary Stokes house on north Jones street the first of next month They have been living In the Ben Terhune tenant house on south Colby, Air, Trager is conductor on the M. & St. L. Dr. A. H. Barker, of Brooklyn, and Ada Barker, of Lincoln, Neb., came Saturday for a week's visit with the F. F. Barkers. Doctor Barker, an M. D., is F. F.'s father, and Ada Is his sister. Ada is secretary at the social welfare society at Lincoln. Mrs. Susie Engler, of Fairmont, Minn., spent Thursday here on business. Mrs. Engler and Mrs. At. J. Quinn have been in charge of the dining room at the Fairmont Country club the past summer. They expect to 'be home In a few weeks. Dr. and Mrs. W. D. Andrews, and the latter's father, S. M. Swanson, who had been visiting here, drove to Kirksville last week, and the '''•The Rev. Father Ernst, assistant 'priest at . Bancroft, held services here Sunday morning while the Rev B. H. Loeffelhqlz Is on his vacation Mrs.- Mary Neuman, of spent a few .days l> ere wlth Mrs - c M. Immerfall and other friends. Adelheld Eisenbarth spent the week-end with her sister, Mrs. E. F Arndorfer. Bertha Heller, of Mllo, visited the Mary Fasbender home over Sunday. •Mrs ' Eva Germann and daughters Frances and Matilda were Sunday visitors at William Arndorfer's The Sisters of Francis attendee the closing of the Mission at St. Joe f U Mr*. y josepWne Rosenmeyer called in Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Rahm Sr Sunday, of "repOFted stolen from **>» 91- Sunday '•srence of the Methodist church at Bstherville this week. Air. Godfrey | Power house, s lay delegate from the local church, and the Rev. Mr. Hulse is jastor. It is anticipated that the Algona church will be favored with the return of the Rev. Air. Hulse. Appointments will not be announced till late in the wee.k. Mr. and Airs. AVm. C. Steele and :heir son AA'illiam returned Sunday heart trouble. He is the father of Dennis McTigue, of Fort Dodge, an nsurance representative who is well icnown In Algona. Mrs. streit and Mrs. AIcAIahon both came to Algona from Emmetsburg, Airs. L. G. Baker, her son Dur- .vood, and her mother, Airs. Mary Lucas, of Kanawha, returned last week from Montana, where they visited a brother and sister of Airs. Baker's at Lewistown and another sister at Big Timber. Mrs. Baker visited Dr. Paul Southgate and reported him doing well. His office is in a new building and she said it was well furnished and equipped. Paul is a former Algonian and a son of the Rev. and Airs. B. M. Southgate, who now live at Britt. AVorkmen have been painting the standpipe the past week and it is now almost completed and ready for use. The roof O f the old reservoir has been taken off and it is also being cleaned and repaired. The reservoir is 40 to 50 feet deep, anc 30 feet in diameter. It is located directly north of the standpipe Direct pressure from pumps in the new filtering plant have been fore ing water into the mains while the standpipe and reservoir are being repaired. The pumps can force more water into the mains than is needed, and when the demand is lov surplus water goes back into the reservoir under the filtering plant The old fire pump has been installed in the new plant and was tried out several times- Tuesday to test the pressure gauges in the night from Houghton, Mich., where they had spent a month vacationing. They had a cottage on a point which extended into Lake Superior. AV11- iam was graduated from the state university late this summer, and after October 1 will be employed in his. father's clothing store here. Houghton is 600 miles north of ere. Air. and Mrs. Charles Hoffman, Carolyn AVilger, Roy 'Pickens and Mr. Hoffman's cousin, ' Alphons Thilges, of Bode, drove to Minneapo- Thieves robbed Frank Huskey Immetsburg bachelor who lives on he outskirts of town, of $1260 i eek ago Sunday, and the nex lorning returned the money, leav ng it on his doorstep, the Emmets urg Reporter says. It is believed le thief suffered from consciene i- fear of discovery. The mone; as tied in a bundle, and was dis overed bj' John Clampitt, oil ageni ho was delivering oil to Mr. Huskey. lis Sunday to spend the day with Mr. and Mrs. Charles Larson. They returned the same day, bringing with them Elton Larson, who is staying all this week. The Larsons formerly roomed at the Hoffman home and Mr. Larson was employed KEPT FRESH IN HUMI-TUBES LOOK FOR THE YELLOW BAND Special Andrews returned Sunday. Doctor Andrews attended surgical clinics at the Kirksville school, from which he was graduated with high honors, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Lee are parents of a daughter born Friday at the Kossuth hospital. She has been named- Shirley Ann. This is their first child. Mr. Lee is a state highway employe. Mrs. Lee was Mary Cooper before her marriage, and is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde SOLD IHAT GOOD So CIGAB I S MOKEBS tba are wise their cigars de mand It — other should, It's tb liislde of a els that counts. Be "Special" smoke and get your nion ey's worth alwayi y ALL ALGONA DEALER! f Commencing Thursday, September 24, the Book & Gift Shop will close at 8 p. m., except on Saturday night, when it will be open till 10 p, m. Pnone 141 or can at the theater tex office for service at, any time. HIEVES TAKE, THEN RETURN $1260 TO EMMETSBURG MAN £ike Jewefa- SPARKLE The sparkling beauty of th« world's finest gems cannot compare with the dashing; lustrous style offered by our new Modern Miss creations. Sewed Safes are another fea- ture of all Modern MissShott* 1 CHRISTENSEN BROS, GO, Shoe Department Used Car Bargains 1931 Ford Tudor Demonstrator $488 1930 Ford Tudor __1___$345 1929 Ford Fordor 1 $275 1929 Ford Roadster $245 .1927 Chevrolet Sedan $75 2 Model T Trucks, pick __$65 TERMS KENT MOTOR CO. Phone 434 AUTHORIZED Algona, Iowa Service— ^E5?5&fck —Sales Don't make this costly mistake when you buy Coal!! t LESS WASTE MORI WASTE BOTSFORD'S PEERLESS COAL Whtn you ui* BOTSFORD'S PEERLESS COAL you get th. moit HEAT for your dollar, b«c»u«» it contains practically no impuritUi. In ordinary coal you pay for mor* impuritial—grtatar watta—and get l*it heat for your money. ORDINARY COAL this waste that runs your fuel bills up, and makes heat cost you more than it should* Most people pay more money than they should lor heat because they do not understand these simple facts about coal Instead of saying money this method means that they are actually spending more than they should, because they are paying for Impurities and waste instead of heat. And HEAT !• THE ANSWER TO YOUR FUEL'PROEIEM,,, Two loads of coal may look exactly but that doesn't necessarily mean that they ABE alike—except in appearance. One may be practically ALL heat and the other contain impurities that represent nothing but a costly waste. It's , Be sure ypat jail use the fu,el : tlujt (fives you the most iHjlAT, aud hEs. the huputlttes. -zu' jjislst.. o«; B " let us consider the priceper-ton method of buying coal, which often leads many to believe that they can save money by buying something "just a little cheaper." BURN ;IT PROPERLY Our-Win pie 1 directions show you how to regulate yeuf ! heatlusr^Qulpmeiit in order to get tlie Uitet- heut (row your coal. THE HEAT all you are after when you buy coal, That is why it is far more economical to IM nothing but BOTg- 10 ED'S PEERLESS COAL—Because yoii f*p heat your home cop* fortably for less cost f*v season, and with !«•§ s work and worry,, ^ ||^ our choice of the world'* best co«l, uud we c#U«i by our own n»ine ,'.|i§V 4 :.ti »' f i Stop he#t losses iopr*

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