Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on November 5, 1931 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, November 5, 1931
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ALGONA, IOWA, NOVEMBER 5, 1931 10 Pages Number S ON PHEASANTS OPENS FRIDAY lion, itCD CALLED IN 0NI8 TALKS r les and Ingham | of Scenes of 50 Year* Ago. Cowles, in an impromtu 1|vl ,van(s last'Thursday, sale tto concensus of opinion tha had been reached In th and that 'condltfon ilowly become better.* The M already occurred, Mr. jald, In the belief of some of mtry's best economists, Change Is not going to come at first, and it" will probably [occurred, long before we .are It it s When the entire coun- the world' begin to realize „ depresson has ended an prosperity greater than any ieneea by this or any country will ensue. here in Iowa should be opti- Mr. Cowles said.'. This ,1s the spot of the world, and- is'In irt of the greatest crop-pro- area in the world. Iowa amons the first to feel the of the coming prosperity the future the nation's lead- apt to pay more ( attention to ity for the farming, regions the past, for the depression lught that there can be no .ierity in this country with prosperity on the farm. Is Algona as Home. Cowles said that he first came 49 years ago, and that he Ihere 21 years. All of the children were born in Aland he regards this commun- th the affection of a-wanderer home town. Algona was then, and It is good' now. It is the model county seats of Ingham, who with Mr. If had come to Algona to speak I dedication of .the 'newrschool, called upon by -President , who referred to him as one i first Algona school gradu- [Thls statement, Mr. Ingham i erroneous. He- really nev- tended high school in Algona, i went directly into the , then formal college when it was es- i matter of prosperity is"4arge- latter of opinion. The nard l»of today would be' unparal- ury 50 or even 16 years ago »untry, andi the state of Iowa rtlcular, is living in a .state o elng unknown and unheard q (history of mankind. " ft Expect too Much NOW, i the coming and close of th I war the United States start that eclipsed any in his [ We began to expect te gain i same rate—to get,twice as tomorrow as we had today, ' mile that the next day. We |to give up one Jlttje' Inch that 1 gained, even for a moment. " .thins spell had /to ';come. was top tremendous, for lal and credit institutions, i speaking of Viard times, Mr, (salfl, today's generation does *ow what hard, times mean, I times 50 years 'ago,\ meant |times,' W hen food was, "lacking! the necessities - of life 'Today few In this state are Mood. Every pnV.ean live, f'Jaok of luxuries, that caus-: ' of hard tlm^s,- ? i Sense of YftliH* fham said lowans, need a ^t sense of real • values, A '| has both thorns an4 roses _Jt'we lo»k at determines pur MtalUce for the plant/ Man- \!jorn optlmjstiei'and'normal- ""«to look &ti jthe rope 'and i the prick, of th,e thprn,' • h """ be more fundaroen BELIEVE IT OR NOT nw SEEM SEARCHING NEEDLE IN STACK NOW T— IF THE HISTORV FORMER DEPRESSIONS TEACHES US rWTHlNfi- WILL SOONER OR. LATER. TIND THE MAJIC KEY! 'TO A NEW •ERA OF .GREATER PROSPERITY^ YiH). THAN DEDICATION OF SCHOOL FILLS AUDITORIUM Program Attracts Capacity Crowd of 1,000. The high school auditorium was packed to capacity last Thursday evening Tor the dedication of the new school. Early In the evening many of the seats had been filled, and by the time the program started there were a number standing up | at the back of the balcony. The new auditorium seats 960, atid ir. is believed that more than 1000 j attended. In addition there were | many school children and others .who took part In. the program. Methodist Men's Rally will Be Held Here Next Thursday The program opened with Tium^| wl j h " jjr! W. B. MARY GISCH WINS FIRST IN STATE 4-H CLUB CONTEST Mary Gisch, .Kossuth,.countyj:^won first : place' in the state for the best five-year Home Economics club record for 1931. Announcement of this state recognition was made Saturday from the state office at Ames. For this fine record Mary wins a trip to the National club congress In Chicago November 28 to December .4. . Eight awards were made on record books of two to nine years. The best; one-year record in the state will''be -announced later. .Cordelia Ristau, of Lu Verne, is, Kossuth's contestant in the one-year contest. Four other Kossuth girls were entered in the state event: Sena Tjaden, of Titonka, 2-year book; Fern Gisch,. Algona, 3-year; Frances Winkle,'-. Algona, 4-year; and Alice Dreyer, Fenton, 6-year record. Any county might well'be proud of the elub activities of these outstanding ^ Just r a%ew of Mary Gisch'S activities follow: County club president 1931, member of demonstration team representing the county at the state fair 1931, state news reporter for Wallaces' Farmer, county style show winner at county fair 19S1, county health champion in 1929, elected county secretary and treasurer-for 1932, candidate for First School Is Recalled by Old Timer 400 TEACHERS AT INSTITUTE HERE IN NEW BUILDING Mrs. Mary A. Smith, of Genoe, O., one qf Algona's' earliest pio- niters',- recalled'old 'times through reference to, the dedication of the . new school in last, week's Advance, and writes: "My recollection of early school days are of-the ola town Sail.. Later I was a teacher in 1877 for.'three years in the old building, which was moved to make way for Gentral. J. H. Saunders was then principal, with Emma Paine Smith,. Mary Patterson McLaren and Nannie Thiele , Setchell as teachers. Mrs. Setchell and myself are still here, but many of the boys and girls of those year's •have joined their other teachers and the pioneers of Algona.,Now we are the pioneers. I am proud o£ that name. I i; would have enjoyed hearing "the dedication, program, and especially Harvey Ingham telling of old-time school days, and I would have been an •older pioneer than Harvey." bers by the high school band, and 1 was followed by a selection by a brass quartet. The lighting and I stage nrrangements were brought into play in this part of the program 1 and mafle a beautiful showing. Mr. Thomas, representing the I architects, introduced representa- I tives of the Spencer Construction Co., main contractors, the plumbing and heating contractor, and the Beamer Electric company, and then reported the building in .condition according to plans and specifications, and formally turned it over to President Harrington of the school board. This was followed' by the invoca lion by the Rev. C. V. Hulse, anc music by the high school glee club and i.udlence, led by Grace Miller director. T. P. Harrington, president of th school board, then gave a history o the new building, from the time,' th petition was first presented to th board; He touched on the buildin troub'.es o£ last -winter, the troub selecting the site, and the dlfficu ties and endless amount of consultation necessary • on the plans and The Kossuth county teachers in-(specifications,,._.,..; .>,.r.^ .„:..... stitute : was-Held "at the" new high J '" Building' Cost $280,000. By "W. H. Lease. A men's rally of the Algona district, comprising 60 Methodist churches will be held in the local Methodist church next week Thursday. The program begins at\ 10 o'clock, and continues throughout the day and evening. All men .who are Interested in church work will find a welcome and a very worthwhile program. At 10 the program starts with a conference on the layman's relation to the church led by Dr. Howard Musser. Doctor Musser is an outstanding speaker who has spent 15 years in the jungles of India. He has written the Jungle Stories for boy's magazines and is widely known. His unique message and enthusiasm guarantees a valuable forenoon period. At noon the Home Missionary society will furnish the luncheon in the church parlors. The World Service program will be discussed, | Hollingshead, of Doctor Hollings- Algona Markets By WHber J. and Alice I'ayne. At Close of Business Nov. 3. LIVESTOCK Hogs. ' ' B. srtd. lights, 200-260 Ibs $4.00 B. hvy. 'butch., 260-300 S3.90 B. pme. hvy. butch., '300-350 ...$3.70 B. pckg. sows, 300-350 $3.70 Best hvy. sows, 350-400 $3.50 Big hvy. sows, 450-500 .. .$3.00-3.30 Cattle. Canners and cutters $1.00-2.00 Fat Cows , S2.-50-3.50 Veal calves" $3.00-4.50 Bulls $2.00-3.00 Yearlings $4.00-5.00 Fat Steers $0.00-7.00 GRAINS.- 31c GAME WARDENS TO WATCH FOR LAW VIOLATORS "No Hunting" Sign*. Go Up as Open Days Come. Kossuth will be jone of the nortbt Iowa counties • invaded tomomw and Saturday by hundreds of pheasant hunters. The number of hunters is expected to be lower than to- previous years because, of reports •£.. scarcity of birds and opposition*among the farmers. Many Kossuth farms are belnvr hqavily posted" with 'no hunttncr signs, and opposition is strong tmn the county, though not brought hicago, leading. ead is the statistician of all Meth- dlsm and will be able to give much nteresting information. At 2 o'clock a conference on Re- igious Education will be directed by 3r. Merle English, head of the department of religious education in .he' Board of Education in Chicago. more ac hievements ' juih the rise'of' f,pr |f« jnay be slow periods In '" there is always an, upward £ .toward better^cpndHlons. ^prosperity returns " '"""• B-WJU.be in position £Mt it, bj»c|u^9 take ARMISTICE DAY PROGRAM TO BE IN NEW SCHOOL The 13th. Armistice day will be observed here next week Wednesday, and.Hagg Post Tuesday night passr ed a resolution designating the af- ternbon a holiday in accordance with prior years. All ex-service men, as well as other citizens, are invited--to the Armistice day public, program the high school from 11 till • 12 o'clock, A large delegation of ex- service men will attend the .pro- was school auditorium-'; Friday, and ; 400 teachers registered. The principal addresses in the -morning were,'- Who is "a Good American?, .by Dr. A. E. Bennett, of Des Moines; Schools from a Layman's viewpoint,- by George Godfrey, member of ;the state board of education; Some Essentials In Teaching Pupils How to Study', Dr. Julius Bprass, of Northfield, \Mirin. ''. '•''• Other numbers of the morning's program were group-singing, lead by Grace .Miller,;., teacher of public school music In the city; several vocal selection^ 'by . a group of girls, and the dramatization, of . an ' old English ballad' by ,Betty Murtagh, Helen Frankl:jind. Frances Barker. The Rev. F. J. Clark gave the irivo- .cation. :'v-'~ ,-'.•>•;. '•:' .' The chief feature of the afternoon program was an address by Agnes Samuelson, of Des . Moines, state superintendent of public instruction. She spoke of school, advancement, and- the record of Iowa schools in education in the last 25 years. .Dr. : Bprass and ! Dr. Bennett again ispoke in 'the afternoon .on principles of, education '.applied .-.to' the teaching of reading, .and 'the rewards of the teacher. There were vocal selections by a group of small children, teachers' trio composed of Fran- •Mr. . Harrington- said that the building as it was completed cost $230,000. The original contract was a! little- in excess of $18Q,QOO', and the balance of the cost was paid by the insurance company that bonded the original contractors. Mr. Harrington estimated that the company would lose around $40,000. State superintendent Agnes Sam- Uelson; of Des Moines, who had come to Algona to attend the ; teachers Institute the following day, was a surprise visitor, and spoke a few. words at the opening of the program,' congratulating Algona ;on its new building. ; A resume of the talks by j. F, Overmyer, Gardner Cowles, : Harvey Ingham, and President .Walter Jes- This is a topic receiving special at- .ention in all churches now, and is a rare opportunity to hear Doctor English. A Conference on men's work will be directed by E. Dow Bancroft, of Ohio, at 3 o'clock. Those who have | c , alf and cow - lb heard this business man speak need not be told that he is worth going miles to hear. At 4:15 the World Trek of the Church will be the subject, and Dr. J. S. Burnett, of the Smokey Mountains of Tennessee is the speaker. His description of conditions in little'. known-,. parts ot America will be of exceptional interest. A fellowship dinner will be served in the church parlors at 6:30, when I it is expected that large numbers j \inable to attend the sessions during the aay.->vJ(ll..a.ttend. ,"A~dinner- pro^ gram'wiil be given/and a "general good time enjoyed. Men of all ages and faiths can enjoy this .program. At^S o'clock a great mass meeting will be held when Dr. Howard Musser and Mr. Bancroft-will speak. To add to the excellence of this unequalled program Mario Cappelli, a great Italian tenor, will open , the evening program with a sacred concert of his special vocal numbers. This singer has visited Algona once before, and those who have heard him will want to hear him Corn, .new, No. 4 ..: Corn, No. 2 ...36c Corn, No. 3 35c No. 3 .white oats 19c Barley 30c PRODUCE Eggs, graded, No. 1 30c Eggs, graded, No. 2 -Go Cash cream : 25c POULTRY Hens, over 4 Ibs lac Hens, 4 Ibs. and under 10c Springs, over 4 Ibs. . . ...... 15c Springs, 3 and 4 Ibs '.. '13c •Springs, under 3 Ibs. lie HIDES ........ 2c Horse $l:75rl.25 Colt Hides, each 50c STEP INN REVUE, HOME TALENT, TO BE REW COMEDY one of the -«* strong here as In some ounties. There was some difficulty n getting the petition signed Inu {ossuth. ' i The wise hunter this year win:»•-. sure he has the permission of the*armor or Aenant to hunt, on t»»- arm. Hunters entering at fiek§l vtthbut permission are trespasser*, under any ; hcircumstances, and cnau je prosecuted. Trespassing by hunters makes'-it .more difficult eaefca year to secure an i open season. Illegal Acts Cited. The state fish and game conunto-, sion, in a letter to newspapers, eaB» attention to the more common violations of the hunting laws durincr open season. It is strictly Illegal to- shoot from an automobile,. :or t« carry a gun assembled in & The gun must be taken apart, merely, unloading it is not sufficient., Pheasants may be killed only witte guns shot from the shoulder. bars the .410 pistol grip 12-Inch ' rel shotgun, which is handled.. a pistol, These sun* jire"lllegml.' | Only three birds "can be rtiot ces Duhigg, Ruth Messenger, and Jeanne Coon, gram, the group cnaperone the Iowa delegation. tSSBB« Sow normal ' ,In the afternoon a football game is scheduled at local Athletic park between former Algona football stars and a similar team from Es- th jn V the evening at 6:30 ex-service taen will be banqueted at the K, of Q. hall by the Auxiliary. All ex- service men. Whether members of the local post or npt are- invited. The after-dinner program will be in charge of Commander A. L. Gun ntngham, and the main address of the evening Will be given by the Rev A. F- Hueser, pastor of the Baptist church. Th? retiring commander. H. M. 5?mitb, «»* also ^ ye * ^evening event will be a danc? at the I. O. Q, ? f " " ACADEMY TO PLAY FINAL HOME GAME HERE TODAY ( ^ t St. Cecelia's academy'will play its last< home game on. the local field this afternoon-at. 3:30 against the Livermore high- school. The game promises to be one of'the best, for Livermore has beaten Fqrt' Dodge 20-6, while the locals beat the s.ame "team 13-6.' The academy will close at 3:3Q this afternoon to allow pupils to see the game. Changes In the lineup are necessary as a, result of injuries received during the last two games. Kohlhaas may'be out of the game, because of two ribs out of. place. Bestenlehner is out of the game for the rest of the season with a badly broken left collar bpne. Kanouff and Kelly both have weak ankles, but may be ^. the lineup. Hughes or Matern will take Pegten' lehner's- place at ,lef,t guard. The probable linkup fpljqwsj and Kelly; tackjes, Baker.;" guards, KohBiaas^ and Hjjghes-or, Jfatern; center, 1 Punn, Barter, O. Kelly; haljbacks,, .$rti w}nk*e and Hanson; ..fullback, Ca* sup appear on page seven of this week's Advance. . Four Old Time Students, Mr. Cowles, during his talk, askeB those who had attended school when he was superintendent 48 and 49 years ago to stand, and M..-P. Haggard, Mrs...Jos. Cosgrove, Belle. Purvis, and Dr. A, L. Rist wer-e the only ones but of 'the audience of 1000; Mrs, A. E, Michel sang two solos, and a teacher's trio, composed o£ Misses Coon, Duhigg, and Messenger, sang. . :• All afternoon last Thursday the new building was crowded with Al- gonians and others interested in going through the new; building. The immensity of the structure is '-not realized till after a complete inspection is made from the boiler rooms under the north part of the building, the class and laboratory'.rooms on the first and second.floors, to the gym locker rooms in the basement at the .south end. The dedication program Is regard r ed as one of the best of its kind ever held in Algona. The talks were all short, snappy, and extremely Interesting, especially the reminlscen. ces of older days by Mr. Cowles and Mr, Ingham. again.' Algona and nearby .towns should fill the auditorium to capacity.' The program for both day and evening is free, but an offering will be taken up' to cover the' necessary expenses. Men from all denominations are invited to profit by attending all sessions. Women are invited to attend the evening program. The local pastor, the Rev. C. V, Hulse, and the district superintendent, W. H, Lease, are in charge of all arrangements and expect this to be an .epoch-making event. liveliest,. 'fastest moving, home talent shows-, ever, presented; in Algona wlllbe staged for ,6ne night only at the new. high school auditorium on Thursday night, November 19, under the auspices of the Algona Community club. Not' only has all the available local talent been secured to fill the cast, including ,both' vocal and dancing, but the coaching is in charge of competent personale, . who are working 'up a performance which,' while short and exceedingly- snappy, will be a riot : fix>m start to finish.' '..'.-.-• The show has been named "Step Inn Revue" and the scene is laid, in a night club; black -faced waiters will,, give the show , the effect of a minstrel while singing and: dancing numbers will be Introduced to keep the show geared at high speed. Sten Inn Revue has 'been built around ; the policy of giving the people of Algona a home talent show that will send them home happy and satisfied — not a long drawn out performance, 'but 'an hour and 20 minutes of continuous and hilarious fun and songs. The new .stage at the i schoql auditorium has been session is a violation, even tho«Bfcs all over three -were~gRren an*-* —•* shot. It is illegal to, hunt along highway or along a railroad right- of-way. License cards must be ried on the person. They moat 1 shown on demand; whether the r quest is made by a game warden < a private citizen. An extra strong iforce of game wardens has been assigned the north Iowa counties having" I open season, and Kossuth win hw*>» its share of officers. The new fMfet, and game commission IB making ',»» , special effort to clean up the tawt- ing situation, and • violators .eaucfcfe this year will find prosecution «afc»- ceptionally active. Not very many last-minute hanfr- INDEPENDENT ELEVEN PLAYS ARMISTICE DAY The first game for the newly organized Independent football team comes next week Wednesday afternoon, Armistice day, when Estherville All Stars will meet the locals on the Algona field. The Algona team worked out Tuesday night under an impromptu lighting arrangement put up by Jos Kelly. A tentative 1 starting line-up for the Algonians will be St, John and equipped with: the latest ligh'ting effects which will make this" home tal- Bradfield Hegarty ends, Martinek tackles,; Dolph and and I$UIB ^x^vfV'i^fTr* ^"s fej w fcftjyevejty Slfi^l^ffiMSh,,""^ There were only'two complaint? Ths ojher m '$si%£ 3s5ttWft»n» tor « T" ;* l'«th •complatorcanje MSSUTH COW T[!T(HS AT ST*1E COUE6E CONf ifliUCt Dajbry gaj;tje disuses, tine HUMBOLOT BEATS LOCALS FIRST TIME SINGE 1923 _«_~™- r Algona high school lost a football ganjie at Humboldt Friday afternoon 13-0. It was the first time since 1?23 that Humboldt had won from Algona, The game was part of a high school homecoming. , Humboldt started,out toy rushing 3own to<Algona's ten-yajd llne,^ut lost $e ball on downs. In the fjrst half both teajns had what looked JiHe good chances to^ score, both getting 'within the ten-yard line anfl then failing to 'make the final plunge, 49m- . betaif dissussed by Jn 4* co»|e,renoej under The first score was marked up by BerrJer,- of HumboWt, who away in »9 ^}r4. QWW^ey 60 yards tor ^ towehdowji, Tlje gopd. Jn tji<? mt arter %fter George Miller, guards/James Moore, center, Bonham, quarter back, Mag- 'nus Lichter and Arthur Nordsturm, halves, and George Lichter,'fullback, There is a large list of substitutes, among whom were noticed Everall Adams, Wm. parsons, Wade Coon, Otis Barr, Edward Ostrum, Kenneth Samp and Louis Moore. The local aggregation hopes to be strengthened by the addition of Leo jensvoW, of Bmmetsburg, . and Frank Frisby, of Garner, two former college stars of wide-reputation. 1500 DRIVIN6 LICENSES • ISSUEDJURIN6 OCTOBER More than 500-automobile drivers and owners' licenses were applied for last week at the sheriff's office- The total for October is 483 drivers, and 1032 owners' licenses. W. A, Stevens, superintendent of the motor vehicle department of the sep- retary of states office, was an 41- ent different from any ever presented; in Algbnav '..'.'.' The populai' black "fade-outs" so popular in large musical revues in the cities, may now.--' be employed here to add to the beauty and effectiveness of the, various '.scenes There are at least ten special^ numbers, interspersed with corned; and laughs by the eight coloret waiters, who will be on the stag throughout the entire show. If you want to spend an enjoy able evening and 'at the same tim help the Algona Community clu raise funds to buy a piano for th new school do not fail to attend the Step Inn ,!Revue to be given at, the new auditorium for one night only, AH tickets will be BOp and there will be no reserved seats. The acoustic properties of the beautiful little theater will permit you to hear and see perfectly from any and all angles- AL60NIA?NAMEO PRESIDENT QF DOCTORS ASSOCIATION Dr, W- D. Andrews was named ers are applying for hunting UeennpBi t the county recorder's office.JBnlir 3 were issued Monday and II ay. Up to yesterday only«t5W >een issued 'in this county. —_.. year there were' more than 276* to— sued at this c tlme, and 680 durin^s he month of October yith 257 this year. Many Farms are Peetoi." Many farmers are putting Hunting" signs on their land year because of poor sportisinw t shown by pome hunters'test years. Many left the farmer'* gatep tore down fences, and shot and in some cases 'a group .j ^ cover the land together, wiping the pheasants entirely. Some fa ers getting warning signs at Advance office only" want hi to apply for permission before on the farnier's land. Pheasants this year are not plentiful and hunters are to let hens. go, although the tew •*•. lows them tq-be taken,, Warning», have also been issued to be c of .other hunters and phoottng, 18 trappers' licenses h%v* **e* J ___ j „-. «««•' ^Vta xroor^ sued so far year. SHOOTIH6 CHARGE A6AIKST A cas e brought against son on a charge ot shootjn^ mit setghell, was »qnjfl»pe£. tioe 1. 1 V"^ 1 ' 8 Wrt *•* day. It Is was president of the fourth district the Iowa Society of Qsteopathio Physicians anfl Surgeons at a trict meeting jit Garner last •VVednesday. Other officers are Dr. I*% Cordon, Rlverdale town$i» D had orderea him 0$ Word? resulted, end yntf'"' Iowa Pajls, vice ^resjdent, ajad Jopeg, 8e?retary T tfeasr and ran gona iff L.. El' witl> sher- HQTey investigated .. of the 'reo.\iests of other towns te KossMth to write out %ppjjo,atlo»|. Apppjintments are tp be made pa- cember fl 1 , a^d a number, p| W towns will bft aUwed to wrjte , urer. Thj9 'fourth dlstrict ( towns fronflQwa. fall* 'to .Sa<j Rockwell fpjrt B ajjd Storm Qrove t Mason

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