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KOSSUTH COUNTY ADVANCE. ALQONA. IOWA al Loan*-Milch Cow Loans )un ^ f WITH OUR MONEY—Dairy i regular Monthly Income. We will loan money on herd or furnish • the funds to purchase additional *i if ONE* Otf PERSONA!/ PROPERTY—Money to be *v Diirpoae. Perhaps your car is already financed and *nis are tab large, tt la easy to reduce these monthly 1 «i. r ough our plan. ' -- at our office 6r write us for full particulars. — FINANCE CORPORATION IOWA Vii First door North of Iowa State Bank. Phone 55. PAOE3SHV1W ; y e, Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic FRIDAY OF EACH WEEK L clinic fees for all tonsil operations and other fear, nose, and throat operations Friday morn- -eiitirely operative Friday afternoons—examin- i and consultations. Ir. W. D. Andrews Osteopathlc Physician and Surgeon ALGONA, IOWA 1CHONE TITONKA P,T, A, ENTERTAINS NEW TEACHERS ^ Tltonkn, Sept. 22 — The first P.- T. A. meeting was held Monday eve- nlng at the high school as a reception for the teachers. Mrs. George Bonacker was chairman, and the welcome W RH given by Mrs. Hoy Budlong, response by Supt. C. A. Hoon; introduction of faculty Mrs. A. M. Peterson; two saxophone solos, Clarence Cooper; vocal solo Florence Reynolds; Biff Perkins's Toboggan slide, Rosa Pouelsen; vo cal selections, Mrs. Gilbert Nelson Mrs. Sam Reynolds was elected 11 delegate to the round table at Splril Lake September 25. The meeting was adjourned and luncheon served by the committee. The high school has started will the new staff to write the schoo news, "School Spirit." Those on th staff are, activities, Margaret Cal llos; athletics, Harold Gartner, anc Raymond Heifrrer; grade news, Kos; Pouelsen, Loratne F. Peterson ant Lucille Cosgrove; high school news, Edith Mae Budlong and Lois Kelt| ner; general, Viola RIke; jokes and features, Donald Banta and Harley Larson, and the advisor and critic, Mrs. Carl Callies. The group started with a good newsy School Spirit and hopes to keep It up. Legion Post Here Given Cup— The Elmer Petersons, the William Petersons, the George Breens, the H. A. Frenches, Mrs. Mary Sartor, Nate Walsh, and Mrs. Jennie Breen attended the joint Kossuth Legion and Auxiliary meeting at Burt last Thursday evening. The local Post was presented a beautiful cup for the honor won in obtaining the most members for the Post the past year The cup was presented by Jack Hlghley, district commander, of Emmetsburg, to Commander Elmer Peterson, of the Tltonka post. An enjoyable program followed the business meeting, and lunch was served Guests then saw a free movie at th Beltone. FARMS WILBUR J. PAYNE, Editoi Tractor Farming. Halph A. Olsen, farming couth- west of Ledyard, tended 175 acres of corn and 110 acres of oata alone this season. He expects that familiarity and experience in using the power equipment will enable him to tend 200 acres of corn alone next season, and Is making his plans accordingly. Mr. Olson said he had some delays this year hecause of machinery adjustments. We were interested to know how many days he used a tractor this season, as this is where tractor operation costs are kept clown. Mr. Olsen took down the Eight Join Metliodlst Church— Young people from the Cntechisn class jofned the Methodist churc Sunday. They were Vernelle Zwei fel, Harold, Fern, and Mildre Krantz, Wilbur Schram, Pearl Grif fin, Mrs. Nora Gilbertson, and Bar bara Ball. Mr. and Mrs. Dunmire coach of the school, and Mr. an Mrs. Hoon, Mr. Hoon being superin tendent of schools here, had lettei transferred to this church and join ed Sunday. calendar, and figured up "0 days use, and said he expected to use the machine 15 more days in pulling a corn picker. That would make 85 days of tractor operation. Mr. Isen figured he would at this rate se his tractor 610 days in six years. If he charged the whole tractor ost, $750, back to these six years, ie cost would be about $1.50 a day, r 15c an hour. Mr. Olsen Is basing is figures at 20c an hour, which lakes a liberal allowance for taxes, epalrs, and interest on money in- estcd In the machine. He figures uel and lubricating oil at 20c an our, and says he can produce corn t 35c a bushel with a $7 an acre ent charge. The calendar record was inter sting to read between the lines. On lays when less than ten hours use of tractor were recorded, mentions vere found of manure hauling, fence JUildlng, gate making, etc. Fre ciuently an entry read, "changed oil," or other care of tractor. Mr Olsen said he believed tractor ma chinery for raising corn is not prac tical in hilly country. However, w noticed that tractors are used in th Mississippi river country, wher hills are the rule. He says a trac tor is hard to handle in peat ground Mr. Olsen said he can cultivat corn with a tractor whenever th field is dry enough to use horse? He says horses are used occasional! because he has the horses and fe they needed some work. The horses are cheap, however, and are fed al- won a senior grand champion, one junior champion, two firsts, four seconds, mid five thirds. There were four herds competing in Hamp- shlres. B. A. Taylor, of Burt, showed 12 head of Chester Whites, and won four firsts, four seconds, and three thirds. Bert Geerdes, of Lakota., here for the third year with his big type Spotted Polands, showed 23 head to win two firsts, a champion, four seconds and three thirds. He had two other strong herds to compete with. Mr. Ocerdes farms three and a half miles south and a. mile and a quarter east of Lakota. We noticed Dr. Harry McCorkle of Algona, busy around the Me at the fair. He becomes assistant cashier of the State bank. J. F. Sullivan, who has been president of the Farmers bank, retires from banking. The change, giving Ledyard one strong well-managed bank, is appreciated by the Ledyard community for better service will result. L. W. Weimer, cashier of the State bank ha« 40 years experience In the bank and Is highly regarded as a conservative banker throughout his community. The decision to merge the two institutions has been considered for some time, as it has been rea- listed that there was not enough business at Ledyard to support two banking houses. Good business demanded the merger, and the results are certain to be for the best inter-1 (.'Bt of the town. LONE ROCK LOSES 20-INNING GAME AT ALGONA SUNDAY Too _ many people deny themselves the pleasure of owning 3. diamond simply because they do not feel justified in buying a large one. But you will be amazed at the beauty and per' fection of some ot our smaller diamonds. Brilliant ... flawless... perfectly cut... mounted in settings to show them off to good advantage. See them! SAVE •n jrour auto* U* tniurencm ky Nmllonml Citi- i Mutmmli. Th» '" " ***" t Artct. the most careful driver may '.* be involved in a highway accident. What will caution avail, when one of the thousands of irresponsible and incompetent drivers speeds wildly through an intersection anil crashes into your car? And these reckless, careless type of motorists usually have no money to pay for the damage they do and often try to place the blame for the accident on your shoulders. There u one sure way to protect your savings, your property and your very future against this danger—carry •nou«h National Citizens Mutuals propertydamageandliability insurance. Tltonkn Babies Vfln at fair— Priscilla Nelson, daughter of th helped water the pure-breds, owiled y his father Bert McCorkle, and Iso led one of them In the live- tock parade in front of the grand- tand on the final day of the fair. C. C. Baas, veteran Hampshire •eeder O n the West Bend mail ante in Whittemore township, howei} 15 head to win grand clmm- )ion aged sow, three firsts, and our seconds. He has 235 to 2iiO head of Hampshires on his home arm, and has been showing at the •Cossuth fair for eight years. George Hawcott, of Burt, showed 1:8 head of his bl ff type Poland Chinas/ and won three champions, one grand champion, ten firsts, four seconds, and five thirds. He was smiling like the gentleman who sat In at a card game, found himsell holding four aces, and decided that 'I believe I'm going to lik e . this game." Mr. Hawcott has shown at the Kossuth fair for 20 years. FARM NEWS AND COMMENT. We know of a nearly new John Deere 15-27 tractor with 3-bottom Lone Rock was defeated by Al r's diamond Sunday. Sims and Diamond rings in a wide choice. of designs Surpassing Beauty ,m smaller Diamonds, too A. H. Borchardt Jeweler Prices, $50, $100 plow that can be purchased for $490. The outfit has been used 40 to 50 days. Henry and Dick Spear, and the Gilbert Nelsons, was awarded second place in the baby health contest at the county fair. She scored 97.7 In the two to three-year-olds. Dicky Downs, son of the Homer Downses, won first place in boys -of same age with 94.8. Norma Ann Nelson, youngest of the Gilbert Nelsons, scored 95.8. Mnrlc Sorcm to Speak Here— Marie Sorem, of Estherville, Emmet county superintendent, will speak at the P. T. A. program November 14. She was a former teacher here, and is very active in her work. Miss Sorem was secured as speaker here by the cooperation of the American Legion Auxiliary with the Woman's club and the P..T. A. WON AL CITIZENS MUTUALS M. IMPLIMKMT MUTVAL OMtf HIM, MlM. CITIZENS FUND MUTUAL BARRE & FALKENHAiNER THE ALGONA INSURANCE AGENCY r north of Iowa State Bank Phone oo Scouts Take 50-Mile Hike- Five Boy Scouts went on a 50-mile bicycle hike Sunday. From Titonka they went to Buffalo Center, and ate lunch at the Methodist church, thence to Bancroft and Lakota, and home. Those who went were Arlo and Harley Larsen, Edward Boyken, Arthur Jay Budlong, and Donald Wood. Ten High August Checks— The ten high cream checks FOR YOUR OLD LAMP OR ' AMTC * Cok Bring in your old lamp or lantern (any kind) arid we will allow you $1.SO •'for/it on the purchase of a new Coleman. The Coleman Lamp brightens your evening hours with a flood of clear- white, natural light. Fine for reading, sewing or entertaining. The Coloanan Lantern is always 'ready with plenty of light for any job, any night . . All Colemans make «nd burn their own gas from regular, untreated gasoline, NEW Intt.nt Lighting SMAN ROTO-TYPES finest Lamp, and Lanterns that i ever produced! Instant lighting • *-au«..= «-• • - ... fn) , *^P-SWSS a valve. M **»«»* ^"^ttX^S, ['"A, Prict $9.00 'ONLY*7.sp August were Nick Heesch, $241.76; Warner Smidt, $107.88; A. Schram, $104.16; John A. Harms, $103.85; Chris Brandt, $87.11; Bruns Stecker, $75.95; Spier and Larson, $70.06; Dick Welp, $67.58; John Koestler, $66.65; Robert Callies, $65.41. Faculty Is Entertained— The Woman's club entertained the teachers and faculty and husbands at a 6 o'clock picnic dinner at the Odd Fellows hall Friday night. Cards were played after dinner while others visited. There were 45 present. Two More on Fishing Trip— H. A. French and S. J. DeVries left Saturday evening for northern Minnesota to fish. They will join Lee O. Wolfe, William Larsen, M. S. Craven, and Ubbe Winter, who left Friday morning, and they will all come home together Wednesday. Other Titonka News. Charlie Newville has returned from Little Winnie Lodge, at Deer River, Minn., where he has been for the last three weeks. He came home as far as Blue Earth by bus and was met there. A library meeting was held at the library Monday evening and Airs. Mabel Dyrland was elected new librarian Mrs. Flick Davis resigned when she moved to another town. Mrs Raymond Bonacker entertained it a bridge luncheon last week Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Pierre Sartor won'high score, and Mrs. Stephen De Dries won low. Vultne Adamson. daughter.^ the most entirely on roughage that would otherwise go to waste. Mr. Olsen said tractor work is materially faster, more precise and actually cheaper. Mr. and Mrs. Olsen are both young folks. They came here from Hamilton county. AVe like 'the idea of trying out 11.75 acres of corn and HO acres of small grain to get machinery adjusted and learn how to run it as well as becoming acquainted with the land. That is the way big business does it. A careful start, then a gradual stepping up of the production till maximum efficiency is reached. Mr. Olsen's records show that he plowed 170 acres of ground in 20 'days, and extra long hours were not the rule. He spent 36 tractor days preparing the ground, planting, cultivating, etc. Weeds were kept down well except in a part of the field where time was lost learning to adjust tractor and machinery. Straight cross checks are necessary, but the four row tractor -cultivator can cultivate wherever a two row horse drawn cultivation could 'operate. The tractor was used 14 days seeding and harvesting the 110 acres of oats. Mr. Olsen expects a yield of 30 to 30 bushels of corn to the acre, and expects to average 35 bushels on the 175 acres which he grew alone. Some Prize Winners. Last week we printed a list of county fair winners. Some of the Kossuth county farmers who had for large exhibits and added to the success of the fair Include C. R. Schoby of Bode who showed 10 head of Holsteins, and took five firsts, five seconds, two thirds, and two champions. Mr. Schoby has showed purebreds at Kossuth for the past three years. P. W- Reese & Son, of Elmore, showed 112 Herefords and took eight latter's wife, north of Titonka farmers, drove to Des Molnes September 8, and Dick was t 0 so through a hospital there for an overhauling to improve Ills health. They were to come back next day. We hope Dick will find how to regain his health, which has appeared robust till this summer. H. R. Waterbury. who operates Cayou pitched the entire game. Lone Rock tied Algona in the ninth inn- Ing, and it took 11 more Innings to play off the tie. Lone Rock had 10 ills, and Algona, 13. Sims secured a home run. The battery for Lone Rock was Sims and Hancock; for Algona, Cayou and O'Brien. Storm Damages Two Haras— A terrific wind storm Saturday evening moved the barns off the foundations at the John Segebarth and B. C. Bierstedt farms. Minor damage was done at other places in this vicinity. Other Lone Rock. The Rev. S. M. Gladstone and P. M. Chrlstensen drove to Des Moines Tuesday, and Beulah Gladstone accompanied them to Ames, where she spent the day visiting her friend, Vera Morris. Marietta Christensen returned from Des Moines with them to spend a few days at the parental home. Delmar Fisher was at Window, Minn., last week. His brother ^Harold, who had bogs shown at the fair there, won five blue ribbons. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Paine and on some of the Goodwin brothers' land near the old Bancroft lake site, has part, of the lake bed planted to potatoes and is harvesting some good ones. A new barn has been recently built, which greatly improves the appearance of the property. The Goodwins, a couple of years ago, built a complete new set of build- Ings a little way north on some of their land. The house is modern, of colonial design, and everything is up to date. with .Roto-typ Burner which N OW ONLY *7- better lighting 'service. Coleman Quick- Li tes Qeneint* easily and quick' ly with rnatche*. These Lampf and ^ntems are lnnoHi fojr tbf w wonderful whit, light. for ywri re , several weeks, is Improving, and her nurse! Myrtle .Larson, left Sunday o' Wolfe, M. S. Craven, and a Larsen went fishing in northern Minnesota one day last W Jerry Schutjer and Paul Tienan Telve to" Montana and Wyom- Seso>y for a few days sight- firsts, five seconds, and two thirds, a champion and a grand champion. These men have shown at Kossuth fair for three years. Claude'Reese was in charge of the herd. P, M. Christensen & Son, of Lone Rock, showed 12 head of Herefords and won seven firsts, seven seconds, four thirds, three champions, and aged bull grand champion. Wm. Price Brown was in charge of the herd, and also showed another herd for the Christensens at Mason City fair the same week and took a fair share of the prize money. Peter Erpelding, of Bode, was on hand at the county fair to see his two boys and a girl win several prizes with their baby beef. Mr. Erpelding bought the beef calves for his children, and they raised the stock in a manner that was a credit to both themselves and Dad. * Warren Deibler, of Swea City, a jolly bachelor who farms west of that town, furnished the stock truck that brought the pig club stock to the fair, - . . Lloyd Wellendorf, formerly one of the leading Duroc breeders of Iowa, but now growing fine White Leghorns, after a trip through the swine pavilion at the lair said, "This year's hog exhibit is one of the best I have ever seen at any county fair." E. H. Kahl, of Lakota, showed seven of his fine Chester White hogs and won two grand champions, two junior and one senior champion, five firsts, and two seconds. He had two .other herds cpmpeting against him. The Kahl hogs,are the extreme big type. Harold Fischer, of Swea. City, showed 14 head of Hfampshtres and We noticed that Mrs. Mabel Mino, who farms in Grant township near the old and now dried up Bancroft lake, had the ashes from a burned barn in her yard east of the house, and. we asked about it. The fire was August 8, and in addition to hay, harness, and other contents of ( the barn, two horses, a cow, calf, and a sheep were burned to death. Mrs. Mino, who has successfully raised a family of farmer boys and girls, is a good business woman, and had her stock protected by insurance, so the loss by fire was less than might have been. The crop report for Iowa as estimated September 1 gave early potatoes 43% and late 42% of normal- Apples are 50% lower also. Potato production in Iowa is indicated as three and a half million bushels compared to more than five million bushels last year. The corn crop for Iowa is estimated at eight percent lower than the ten year average. In the nation the total yield is forecast at less than two per cent below the five year average. All small grain yields are below the ten year average. In studying reports of crop conditions it is important to watch figures for both the nation and Iowa. It is wise to consider world figures also in estimating what the price may be. L. C. Strand, buttermaker at the Ledyard Farmers Cooperative cream_ ery for the past five years, says butter production at the creamery was four or five tubs a month higher this year than ,last year up to June. The two months of June and July were below last year, but August this year one'tub ahead of Au- Forest Paine came Thursday from Wisconsin to visit at the Mrs. Lillian Worthington home. Otto Jensen, Alton, Woodrow, anc Bernard Pettit, and L. R. Roder ick left on a fishing trip to northern Minnesota Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Williams and Mrs. John Williams, of Rochester Minn., were week-end guests at the N. L. Cotton home. Delbert and Russell Sharp, and Nick Gengler trucked two loads o poultry to Chicago Tuesday. They returned Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Morris spent Sunday at Ames visiting their daughter Vera, who is attending college there. Floy Jones spent Sunday at her home in Chester. Miss Dunn visited friends at Forest City over the week-end. Arthur, brother of Charles Hancock, played ball Sunday with the Lone Rock team. He is from Sioux City. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Welner and daughter Pearl were at Huron, S. D., last week attending the state fair. So Sudden! —as other things these times—and in fairness to all NO CREDIT A STRICTLY CASH BASIS FROM NOW ON OUR PRICES DOWN WITH THE MARKET Everything in General Merchandise. A visit to our store will convince you. MAJOR ITEMS —such as our— The Charles Schultz family, of Forest City,, were visitors at the Fred Schultz home Sunday. Coila Jane Hollister had her appendix removed last week Wednesday at the Kossuth hospital. A produce meeting will be held Friday at the hall. Farmers are especially urged to attend. The Melvin Hawks family, of Sexton, visited at the Mrs. E. N. Hawks home Sunday. T.he Lester Johnson family, of Bancroft, were guests at J. M. Blanchard's Sunday. Rose Krause, who is teaching at Dakota City, spent the week-end at the parental .home. T. E. Macumber started work for Ed Hansen, carpenter at Algona, Friday. The Auxiliary met last week Wednesday with Mrs. William Dudding. The Mite society will meet with Madison next week Thursday. The William Lizenbys, of Fort Dodge, were business callers here Monday. gust last year, and September will show an increase. Mr. Strand said: "We are working hard for better quality, paying a premium for sweet cream, and all our patrons are learning that it pays to take better care of cream." • Ledyard, which some years ago' was considered a hay country, is now gaining rapidly as a dairy, corn, hog, and sugar beet shipping point, and is standing the hard times period much better than many other localities having a less diversified farming program. The Farmers Savings bank, of Ledyard, merged last Friday w'th the State^bank of Ledyard, and Ed- .wai-d C. Christ, who has been cashier of the Farmers bank 14 years PURE BRED HOLSTEINS We are offering serviceable bulls out of 500 Ib. dams at $50. Come early and get the choice. Also two 3-yr.-old"' heifers due to freshen soon, at $75. As we are crowded for room must sacrifice at these prices for quick sale. Call and look these bargains over. McCORKLE & SON "'Mrs.' WUlJanV RJckletts, . sprained her ankle Saturday, has around- on crutches, but going around- on Nelson, who drove to Tuesday, underwent n operation and Is recovering. Mrs J V- Fisher and Mrs. Jay n club U the Kenneth the Woman* afternoon, Fisher, be Farmers 9 Directory Grinding Prices BARG ware *§ySSy83lj 30 'White Rock pul fl.'OO ea.ch. ' 45 Mammoth Brouwe Fine grinding _ T __,~U~-- — -~ -l° c Medium grinding ___ r _.-,.^-,-,8c per hundred Sacks ___________________ - ----------- 10c «" »<* 12c E, R, Rising ENTERPRISE Circulating Heaters. MAYTAG WASHERS. PHILCO Balanced Unit Radios. SKEL GAS and Appliance. ANKER-HOLTH Cream Separators. 1 •»«»»•«»•»»»»»•»»»»»»»•«•»*••••»•••••• Sold on Easy Payments if Desired. A GOOD PLACE TO TRADE Bjustrom's ALGONA HOBARTOff "Why My .Next Car will be A FORD" WHEN you buy a Ford there are two things you never have- to worry about. One is reliability. The other is long life. Here's an interesting letter from a Ford owner in North Carolina: "My Ford was purchased Hay 8, 1928, and has been ran 121,767 miles. It has never stopped on the road for repairs of any kind what., eoever except puncture*. "The brakes were relined at 101,000 miles. My gas mileage averaged 21 miles to the gallon, and on tires, 19,000 miles per tire. I travel over all kinds of road conditions—mountainous and flat. "I consider this a wonderful record and I assure you my next car will also be a Ford." This is just one of many tributes to the reliability and l*ng life of the Ford. A Ford owner in Iowa tells of driving; his Ford 73,000 miles in a single year. Another writes of 120,000 miles of good service. Think ahead when you are considering the purchase of an automobile and consider what it will be like after thou* sands of miles of driving. Will you still be satisfied? Will you still say "it's a great car"? t If it's a Ford, you know everything will be O. K, It wU| be taking you there and back in good style, just as H IMP always done. And you will have saved many important, worth-while dollars in cost of operation and Upkeep aju4 low yearly depreciation.