Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on November 5, 1931 · Page 4
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.« TELLS OF IN CAtlFC , •••• RNIA by Fcrwer A/0onlan Bjr Helito 6. Bowycr. t *pmt an enjoyable two weeks on trip to San Francisco and sur- towna with a friend of and another lady. It Is cm *eaaUrul drive, one I have long to lake. ,' I stopped In San •which Is 4bo miles from Los and 50 miles' from San and the others went on Francisco that day. I had a visit with the Southwells _ few days, and they urged me atay over another day and join ?th«n in a picnic with the Eastmans. .•3butead of killing the yellow-legged chicken for the preacher Mr. South- killed one for me. "Wo went to one of their parks everything was served hot, even mashed potatoes and chicken .gravy. Mrs. Eastman was Luella ^Wartman, and Is as beautiful as fever, perhaps more so, with her gray :jiair. At that time the Eastmans -were living with Fred Calkins, / the !latter at one time a ICossuth county -officer. He had just built one of the -most artistic Spanish homes I have ever seen, and Mr. Eastman had fosrne S. Bills, former Alg6^iiaft] ndw at Denver, Colo., Is always, Interested In the old home town, ( and hU Interest Is manifested In thA fol* lowing letter, received recently i.*;^ "I find so much of Interest InVthe Advance each week—births,' deaths, marriages, accidents, successest^-but nothing overshadows the items about your Ambrose A.. Gall •sta.te park. I hardly ever know any triem- ber of any of the families holding picnics there, but I find pleasure in the knowledge that the park ^furnishes a meeting place for these large groups. •,;; "I visited the park twice since its dedication—once in the spring ;when the wild flowers were in bloom and ngaln In the fall when the leaves had begun to color on the trees—• and I carry pleasant recollections f>t both visits. The land and trees aricj flowers were there long before T crossed the line into Kpssuth, bu the general use or association • with them has come into popular reception since I. left. . '" •'•''. "In the good old .days, picnics, re unions and big gatherings were no possible because people could no assemble from a distance as they cV ••beautified the grounds with gorge- flowers. Kings Ha.vo Fruit Ranch. I also visited Mrs. J. E. King and . son Horace in Sunnyvale, which -*s ten miles from San Jose. The .3Dngs have 27 acres of very produc- -tive land (27 acres is considered a -3mrso ranch here). Most of It is in rpears, which Horace was then har- -vesting. They also have about every -ether fruit which grows there. Pric"HB were so low Horace thought he -wouldn't make much this year. Horace was asked by about a dozen for work. Wages paid were 25 •cents an hour, but he paid 30c, and •when people told him their troubles •lie didn't think he had any. He is in good health, but Mrs. King is not <.»o well. She is in her S5th year, son Robert King had thought of but had all of his money in -one of the banks in Chicago which ..ffafled. The Eastmans also suffered .hfteavily from a bank failure in Iowa. I next went by bus to Oakland to -visit Mrs. Kitty Reed Baughn. She ris very happy in her second mar- now because of portation. Now the lack of trans it is possible t "^^^l'^» BB~™*v y aiP^^^^r* •^^ ' IS CELEBrtHTEO BY * * i -P* *fi <i * . . t <jl. i. ,. ,>* *-.! tfTS. s with thel*' relatives and friends, from reports t conclude that folk* ir e beginning to appreciate tn<s park. If your park could be lifted and deposited anywhere Within 60 miles'of Denver, 'it certainly Would he patronized. And there are plenty of parks here nowj .People from the east and middle west speak-of the woods and groves along the streams 'back home," and of the flowers and trees, and of the. good times they used,, to have before they had :o come west on account of the health of some member of the fam- ny. . ... "Everywhere folks ought to learn their park or parks. They ought to become botanlsts-^-at least know the flowers, shrubs and trees by their right names! and ,then they ought to be able to name the birds and to learn, of their natural haunts, duit ' understand their message In song. There should be more fun derived from getting acquainted with flowers and birds In 'their , natural habitat than In trying to trans; plant 'the flowers and ;ktfl> the feath>-. Mr. unA ' Mrs. Matt celebrated Ihelr SOth wedding anrtl* versary Tuesday ftt a dinner at the Osterbauer, home. Ail the' children Were present, with the e*cepjlo.n of Leonard, who lives at Ottawa, 111. Children who attended are Ann Fechner, who makes her home with her parent*!'B. J., of Rookford, 111.) Mrs. Win. O. Boger, Omaha; and Mrs. John Falk, of Tltonka. Mr. Fa'lk and the two children -wtpre also guests. Mr. and Mrs. Osterbauer received telegrams of congratulations, flowers, and At the, dinner were presented with a purse of $55 in gold by their children. Mr. and Mrs. Osterbauer were married In Algona In 1881 by Father McCaffey of the Cathpllc church. They farmed many years In Union township, where their five children were toorn. The family later moved to a farm in Irvlngton. .township, which Mr. Osterbauer bought and stlH owns, and which. Is now 'tenant- |hewe »*hott«d *, girl tell h« past" w«re put Irtto th« discard; W« shudder at the Very thought. Her* Is- a rep*ntertt, Wayward heroine, ' full of "remorse, trying to itralght,". confronted with the "go . position of throwing ail future hap plness overboard for the sake 'Of— What, a mfcre movie plot. It does not mem finite right, does it? After devoting half the picture to working out a nice, plausible situation, someone had 'a lapse of common sense and - decency and the Whole thing goes haywire. All these remarks 'are relative to Tallulah Bankhead and Frederick March In "My Sin" whoever picked out the name for this talkie certainly was pandering to the lowest tastes of the box of flee. draw a circle a hundred miles each way from the hub and gather the kin and Ulan from the remote parts In every direction for a day's outing and visit, and what wonderful times the folks can and do have. Mother and the girls can fry the chicken, prepare the sandwiches, and pack the lunch while father and the boys are doing the chores and fixing things for the day, and as soon as breakfast is taken' care of the family "Queen Elizabeth", can be loaded and in an hour or two greetings can be extended and compliments exchanged in the park. "I haven't any relatives there and wouldn't get in on any of those good times if I was'around, but I rejoice to think that the folks can enjoy a day once a year at least ered beauties. "It Is a long time since I roamed the woods and bluffs, along the river and spied on the birds and - animals, but I still recollect some of the Incidents of my boyhood, before I came Into more complete captivity, and of the haunts of wild fruit and flowers and'birds and animals and remember something of their cVuorrn; Age' robs many of assoclar tlons with friends and nature but, It can only dim their recollections. , "I would count it a great privilege and blessing- If -I.could, visit all the public and private parks (open ;to the public) in Iowa. Such a,n excursion ought to prove valuable and pleasing to every resident of the state as well. "If .Iowa'folks knew their Iowa they would never lack for something equally interesting to ed by Glen Zwelfel. Mr. and Mrs. Osterbauer later moved to town, and have lived retired here for 20 years. • . Mr. Osterbauer came from Austria to America 'with: his parents and two brothers when he was five years old. They came to this country for his mother's health, but the change was not beneficial, .and she died soon after they arrived. In those days sea journeys were. made by sailboats, and steamships h«*,' Pitch! •»,, -£••• W«» '^•£ nf glow ardUhd'tn«,«aBBi«iw«m,,«"-» most «'s though th» fnvlilbte hand $ nature had placed them th«re,, aide, th« Saturday night or...__.. W«re milling afound th« •MewftlM yet juat ft tewjatetw away;-*" tw S Temple of'Amusement, ,/wh*t<e feal* ] Itles faded Into dreams and Wh«r* eattd'and qUlet reigned supreme. All OF WHICH Is prepaffttof Beans, you i / % M«V'<- 'i >4 • to the ehjoyment of t«asca FREE The sail -to 'America tell "when they meet those from other corners of the earth. You don't have 'to brag 'on Iowa—just tell the truth, and the facts will do the bragging." Her daughter Buena -Carl Dodge) lives in Fallon, (Mrs. Nev., and Zelda, whose husband is Sheroff Trather, lives in Reno, so Mrs. rBaughn sees them often. Her hus- iand otvns and runs a grocery store. "Mrs. Baughn and I went across the iferry to visit friends in San Fran- •cisco, and another friend of Gwendolyn's, who lives in Burlingame. ITTer husband took us for a beauti- :ful scenic drive around San Fran-Cisco, but it was so foggy we could -only see things nearby.' The clouds Just come down in banks and ob- sscure everything. Tisits General from China. I also called on a very dear friend it)f Edith's, from Peking, Gen. Mun-the, who was resting at the Chris •tian Science Benevolent Rest Home. "He is a Norwegian, but has lived in *China 40 or 50 years, and is consid- -ered the greatest foreign collector of ;amcient Chinese art. His collection Urns for some time been In the Los Angeles museum. Los Angeles is to buy it, and Gen.. Munthe give the proceeds to charity. Marjorie is a teacher, of physical instruction in the Los Angeles schools. Joe Harry Call's youngest son, Joseph L. Call, was recently appointed judge of the municipal court here. , He is a, very ambitious and promising young man of only 27 years. His father had an uncle, a brother of Asa and Ambrose bv the name of Joseph, who Call, died when a very young man, but he used to debate with Stephen A. Douglas. Mrs. John Walker and her drove to Vancouver to visit The Home Is the most beautiful and Ttip-to-date place I saw there, for everything else looks so old and un- skempt. The houses are all built up away from the ground. I could find tto one to tell me why. Even the •ranches In that locality show signs wf age. The fences were built 50 •years ago, and are made of rough -narrow boards standing upright. The Baughns took me for a beau- ftttul drive inland from Oakland up •winding roads through the foothills ^Murt a pine grove set out by Jua- «anim Miller, called the poet of the Sierras. His old home, as well as the newer one, were near the road. "arhe night after his daughter's mar- Jriaj?e she made her husband a bed at roses on a hilltop and danced ar- «rand him all night. At least that is 4he story told there. It is so cold in -that locality that I wore all the itioUies I had, even two pairs of jBtodcings, and borrowed a sweater from Mrs. Baughn. Visits Southwells Again. 1 returned to San Jose to join the .ladies on my homeward trip, and rarpent another night with the South- -anslls. Mr. Southwell told such clev- ver stories about the ministers we 'nsed to know at the time they were String in Algona, and mimicked 4hem to perfection. I have heard it ••H, "If you want to entertain a "SoUy crowd entertain ministers," and 1 have found it to be true. TB»e Santa Clara Valley is very ^productive and looks much like this 3»*rt of California. I was so glad to back into sunshine. Mrs. East- son Mrs. Walker's brother, Will Salisbury, and her sister, Trix Harrison, in Santa Clara. Mrs. Sol Flschel called me a few weeks .ago, and I had planned'to see her, but I just learned that she passed away very suddenly. She had been living here since 1927. She was a very good musician, and had a class here. When Hotel Algona was built (at that time called the Durdall) Mr. Fischel had a clothing store in the east side of that building. Their son Phil is married and living in Chicago. Mrs. Clark Still Active. Mrs. A. D. Clarke was 87 years old October 12. I should say 87 years young, if it were not for a little lameness. Her daughter, Mrs. Henry Adams, invited a few friends to help 11 WOMEN DRAWN AS PETIT JURORS Petit jurors for the next term of court, which opens November 23, were drawn Saturday. The petit jurors appear December 1, the first day for cases triable by jury. The list follows: Ailts, Harm Titonka Bormann, Lorenz Lu Verne Cunningham, Ray W. Algona Dettman, Paul — Burt Erpelding, John Algona Elmers, W. H. ^...Fenton Enno Eden Titonka Foster, C. C. Wesley Foth, F., C. Bancroft French, Grace Titonka were took many weeks, • and Mr. Osterbauer remembers the trip over : and the tediousness of the day after day on the water. He remembers seeing whales and fish. He has never made a trip back, because of the lasting impression of the trip to this country. . When he was ten years old his father disappeared and It Is believed met with foul play because he carried a sum of money received from the sale of a flour mill in Austria. The children were then raised by friends in Wisconsin. One of the brothers is dead, but the other lives in St. Paul. . Mrs. Osterbauer came to the United States when she -was 20 years old,' and located at Cresco. She has a sister who lives in Spokane, Wash. her celebrate it, and she:served:a most delicious }unch, , including a beautiful birthday cake. . .Mrs. Clarke'is an inimitable'story- teller. The following is one she heard over the radio last March: "A very cold morning an evangelist was reaching in church .in Milwaukee. Jefore the regular service she was alking to a class of little girls anging in age from 6 to 10.-She ex- lained the lesson and talked about eaven. Just before closing she aid, 'Now all who want to go . to .eaven, raise your hands.' All but ne little girl raised their hands, she said, 'Why, don't you want man said that after going all over ^southern California and seeing ev- •etnrythlng she was glad to get back 'to God's country, which reminds me «tf my first visit to Mrs. King li years ago. A neighbor tried to persuade me "to stay there and not come down there, and said that no one liked i "Aere. I told her I should come, am -ttat if I didn't like it I could g 0*ck. On our way home we stopped a .Atascadero and hunted up the E. 1 B aSutlers. With their usual hospital •ftjr they insisted on my friends, stay &ag too. We spent the aftqrnoo mud night there. Nettie and I pal little attention to anything but eac Bather. The Butlers have a verj apretty place, with a fine view an tiodious bungalow. Mrs. Butle I that B. O. Lewis had an eye fo Otovity when be selected that place tflo many of the ranchers have a' H*w the fruit trees to die, and every ttbing to go back, for the price o (fruit baa been so low. Mrs. Butle uMr&s picking the pears from Mrs Julia Myers* ranch. I learned tha Mr*. Myers passed on in 1927. Butlers Have Nice Home. Mr. Butler has a fine garden, als m aowaber of fruit trees. I picke strawberries for break He introduced them in Al He looks remarkably vigor although in bis 80th year. Mrs 3M*tlflr gets very lonely, and used t attend » movie once a week befor put in tbe talkies. She basn a neighbor. Tbeir daughte Gramenz, John Fenton Hanson, L. C. — Algona Hanna, A. H. ^..i-Lone Rock Hackforth, Louis Whittemore Heidenwith, Arthur -...Whittemore Hodgson, Ruth -. -.'—Burt Isch, Ed : West Bend Jordahl, Edw. Buffalo Center Klamp, Clara — .Algona Koppen, Otto Lakota Kunz, Mayme : Wesley Lease, Veva :.- Wesley Lyons, Donald. Elmore Mathes, Ethel — Algona Opheim, Soverin Whittemore Patterson, J. M. Irvington Rossman, Lena Fenton Rist, Emily — Algona Scliick, Anna Algona Sorstedt, H. E. Algona Tissen, R. J. —Algona Trenary, Tom _: —Burt Thompson, O. N Elmore Thilges, Casper Bode Thorpe, Burton . Algona Valentine Mary _ i. Burt Willrett, Elsie - Algona Widdel, W. H Fenton Wallace, John Fenton security, tor with o go to heaven?' 'Nope, because Young, my daddy has tickets for Los . Angeles, and I want to go there. 'Well, less your heart no one could J?lame i, we'd all like to be there 'In God's beautiful sunshine -this very norning'." i Chas. Cohenour Bobs Up. Charlie Cohenour .disappeared: 'rom his home in Glendale, Ariz., n 1913, leaving his wife.-and their ion Charles, eight years old. After six years Mrs. Cohenour received \ls Insurance, and also a penslon.by virtue of his service in the Spanish- American war. About a. year • ago :he pension ceased, and on investigation, it was found that Mr. :C6- lenour was receiving it in 'Porterville, Calif., where he has 'been during the intervening 18 years. • He lives on a little two-acre ranqh'. '•"•' Mrs. Cohenour had a millinery and general store in Glendale, where she struggled on for several years. She afterward came to Los - Angeles, where she brought up her boy to a fine young manhood, with the. help of her brother, Dr. Walters, educating him in dentistry. He established a good practice till this summer when he was killed in an airplane crash. He was married when.he;was 19, and he and his bride -went,: to Porterville on their honeymoon... His father saw an account of 'it in the paper, but did not make himself known. A number here have known of his whereabouts for some time, but Mrs. Cohenour knew nothing of 'it"till a'few weeks ago when\she jsaw an account In the paper of .Mr. Cohenour being In Los Angeles on business in regard to his father's, estate. Needless to say it was a great shock to her. Visits Former Algonians. Doctor Morse, from Los Gates, has been visiting his son Will In Glendale. Will has two little boys. The younger has a picture of Christ, and one of Tom Mix on the wall of his room. Pointing to ' them he " says: "Those are the two men I like best." Mrs. Grose, Lucille, and I have just been in Santa Monica, where we called on Miss Murdock and her sister, Mrs. Wing. Miss MurdocJ^ up>d r to preach In the Unitarian.'^iifC> 14 Humboldt, and sometimes for Miss Safford in Wing $t one time attended Algona and boarded with Mrs. Hamilton. She was a pal of Eva Hamilton, and attended her marriage to Clayton Hutchins, Tom a Titonka FARM LOANS NOW AVAILABLE HERE Farm loans on Kossuth lands In conservative amounts, are .in demand, by large, life'insurance companies of the east. ' Haggard '& Palkenhainer has made this class of loans for 40 years, and are experienced In present day land values. In a display advertisement in this paper the-y announce an extension of the business to supply the needs of local Investors. Farm loans can now,be had In amounts ranging from J1000 up, and provide the safest kind of Providing the local inves- securities on property in 4-H CLUB RADIO PROGRAM PLANNED A national 4-H Achievement day radio program, conducted, jointly by the U. S. department of agriculture and the state agricultural colleges, will be broadcast next week Saturday over a network of radio stations associated with the N. B. C., including WOW, WOC, and WHO. It tis customary at this time for 4-H clubs to take inventory of the progress made during the year. Of 845,000 members enrolled in club .work last spring, a -large percentage completed all requirements in 1931. They are a credit to their communities,' to the local leaders, to the extension service and to the nation. To honor their achievements this year a nation-wide radio program will be broadcast. The department of agriculture and the state extension service, each is responsible for, 30 minutes of the program, as follows: U. S. D. of A-, 11:30 to 11:45. Stars and Stripes • Forever— U. S. Marine Band. Address — R. A. Pearson, chairman executive committee, Association of Land Grant Colleges and Uni,• versitles. Dreaming Song — U. S. Marine Band. State Extension Service 11:46 to 12:15. 4-H Achievement day radio program organized by the state extension service and presented through local farm and home hour stations. . • U. S. D. of A., 12:16 to 12:30. The Plowing Song— U. S. Marine Band. Address — C. W. Warburton, director of extension work, U, S. D. of A. TITONKA AUXILIARY SEWS FOB SOLDIERS Tltonka American Legion AuxlU iary met at the Legion hall last Thursday and installed the following officers: Sadie Denton, president; Olive Bruns and Mary S. Sartor, vice presidents; Martha Bonacker, secretary; Irene Peterson* treasurer; Camilla Cooper, chaplain; Inez Wolfe, historian; Mary Young and Mathilda Falk, sergeants at arms; Carrie Bonacker, TALLULAH BANKHEAD Is an Alabama girl who achieved succes In England and was brought bac to the Unitd States to add her talents to the talkies. Her first picture, Tarnished 'Lady, was a frost, bufMy Slri. shows a marked Improvement; perhaps the . directors are working her-up to a climax. At any rate, it is quite apparent that Miss Bankhead Is a clever and talented actress, far above stories like My Sin. She is.well .cast with the ever popular Frederick March, than •whom there Is no more likeable, affable and thoroughly Ingratiating actor on the screen. He seems par tlcularly well cast In this picture or rather we should say, puts life and reality Into an Impossible role. Frederick March is good to the bitter end, while Tallulah seems to sense the futility of the thing towards the -last of the picture and almost fades out of the show. Her. best, acting takes place In Panama. MY SIN 'concerns the escapades of two so-called pieces of human drift-wood, who meet in Panama; he is a promising young. attorney who is drinking himself In to'oblivion; sh e is the lady of easy virtue (the"picture stresses the unimportant f&ct .that she has errd but once)' who is| try. ing to forget; she kills a;'rnah, he, with a noble gesture, defends and acquits her; the scene moves to the United States where the situation, fully .discussed above, takes place. The first part of the action is convincing—the last, is not. The incidental music is pleasing and the photography fair. My Sin is an enjoyable evening's entertainment, but just misses being a great picture the Rio Grande, a good show If „--,. like your love torrid and your men, two-fisted and redblodded. Johnnie Mack Brown with the melodious voice and the southern drawl, Is ,a Gary Cooper type 'while Leo Ca' rlllo Is the snarling Spanish. vllllan of the good old days when women belonged to men because the men said so. A beautiful, 'dark-eyed temptress, Dorothy Burgess couldfet| teach-' our modern flappers a lot'r'f about the art of love. The story or plot Is quite incidental', It all ends with-a thunderous cattle stampede; in which the..lov.ely heroine :,Blvj* her life; to save her lover, although, we must admit that there are romantic ways'of-.dying than lindefc- the hooves of a. *lot of galloping steers. However,'We', are In no mood to criticize Lasca nor the shoWi which offers outdoor'scenes of great beauty against a background of mi raculous cloud effects., After all, It is something to lose yourself conv pletely after a modern Saturday and, spend an hour or so in one of the most modestly beautiful little theaters in the middle AVest. And we are not on the pay roll of the Call either.. • One sure catch mouse trap free with e our/qu1Mlty\che^Be;you buy Friday and On the wrists >\ ; ,." ofjparticular men ^.--.-n, Who, would'not tolerate inac- Xturacy in & Wrist walch-^evcn for its Madded - style, :and 'convenience—the ,,A*Grueh Quadfbh has in especial appeal. , £t represents the .nearest approach to f' , pocket-Watch accuracyever put on the " '' And this is not merely sayso. Fo>,^'the Quadron's high .-accuracy has won .,£ *ita place on the wrists of thousands of , .^particular ijien. They all swear by it! And you will, too, after you've worn it. A. H. Borchardt Jeweler from lack of finesse, what we mean. If you know O ,NE OF THE cleverest sketches in The Third Little Show, an ultra sophisticated revue now playing at the Great Northern theater in Chicago, is "Africa Shrieks", a satire, as you have already guessed, on the deluge of African animal pictures which has come to the silver screen within the past year. Africa Shrieks, on the stage, is a gorgeous spectacle -of color and setting, in which the animals hold an indignation meeting in the jungle because Hollywood photographers have invaded their very sanctum sanc- torums and they now have about as much privacy as a gold fish. Even their amorous and most Intimate activities are subject to the talking picture and are shown on silver screens the world over as entertainment. This, of course, is very humiliating as you may well imagine; how would you like to have a photographer burst into your homp just as you were 'in'the act •• of taking a bath or—er, -well, cleaning up the house or brushing your teeth? : SOMEHOW, after seeing East of Borneo', we have come to the conclusion that this thing of- jungle pictures has gone about far enough; an occasional authentic production would be both entertaining and edu,- catlonal but when, they take the "leavings" from a couple, of African trips ,and weave a jStory around it and release it as a "super-special" —well, that's almost., too much of a good thing. We have an uncomfortable feeling in this Borneo whangdoodle that we have been deceived and we do hate deception In our films, especially when we are supposed to get all worked up about the spectacle in question. CHAS. BICKFORD and Rose Hobart are the two humans thrown into a jumble of alligators, panthers, snakes and volcanoes;' what, with snarling beasts, a la Hollywood, flaming : mountains and •'. smoking emotions,C -repressed desires • and everything else that-Is supposed to go with the tropics, would you want for 50c? A DD TO THE WONDERS of the screen,' the new synchronize FORMER ALGONIAN DIES INJEBRASKA Mrs. Mary S.' Shilts, former Al- grinlan Uying^wlth. her^son Charles, of TecjUmseh'.j'Neb., "died October 17 o.i the. fige of 79 years following an illness" of a few years. Funeral .services were' conducted by a Presbyterian minister.at the Charles SHilts home Monday, October 19,-and burial was made at Lincoln. Clarence Shilts, of Algona, a stepson of Mrs: Shilts, attended the funeral. Mr. and Mrs. Reuben R. Shilts lived on a farm near HoBarton- at one time, and for a few years prior to 1920 lived retired in Algona. In 192111 they went to Tecumseh because of • Mr. Shilts' falling health, and made their home with Mr. and Mrs; Charles Shilts. Charles is a son.of Mr. Shilts by a former ' marriage, and Mrs. Charles Shilts'ls ; a daughter ; .of Mrs. Reuben R. Shilts by ; a •former marriage. Reuben R. Shilts died at Tecumseh in 1921, and Mrs. Shilts has made her home there since his death. ,. < Mrs. Shilts Is survived by three stepchildren, Clarence and Frank of Algona and Charles of Tecumseh; and by four children of her, first marriage, Lewis Passmore, of Hun- tely, ill.; Ellis Passmore.-of Lincoln, Neb.; Joan Passmore, Omaha; and Mrs. Charles Shilts of Tecumseh. AUTO ACCIDENT'S WILL BE DISCUSSED AT TITONKA 'W. Earl Hall, state chairman cf the American Legion Safety Council, will address the P.-T. A. meet- Ing at the Titonka Consolidated school building" next week,' Monday evening on Worse Than War, the destruction of human lives by automobile accidents In Iowa. Mr. Hall will tell of the Legion project ',of protecting children, and will as}t the cooperation of every automobile driver of every reliable organization, Mr., Hall was secured 'as speaker for the P.-T. A. by the Cooperation of the Tltonka Legion Auxiliary. Mr, Hall is a member;of the Rusty Hinge quartette, Is active in. Mason City In'the P.-T. A., Commercial club, etc., and is managing editor of the Mason City Globe-Gazette. AND mm Every Woman Wants to Flatter Her Feet Now[ The quaint picturesqueness of the new demands that we show, dainty feet, as chicly s our heads are perfectly dressed under their new! Our., shoes are definitely in the trend for thtf f and charm of the 1880*8, and you'll find them i flattering than any shoes you've ever seen. Christensen Bros. Co. Shoe Department READ THE ADVANCE WANT his own county subject to his per- isonal inspection will meet a demand for an outlet for local funds. High pressure stock and 'bond salesmen are actively canvassing this section promising high returns. Before in 1 vesting funds in unknown securities on the strength of promises made by strangers, the wise Investor will consult a long established local firm dealing In securities based on' Kossuth properties valued conservatively at present day values. Mayme Wentz, and Peterson, elective executive board members. Following the business meeting a social hour was enjoyed with refreshments served by Laura Hansen and Fannie Kell. This organization is busy planning a. successful year in 1932, and to date has secured a paid up membership of 48, ing of voice to toons; now w© the animated car- have caricatures, TITONKA PLANS BIG ARMISTICE PROGRAM Tltonka's first' public observance" of Armistice day will be held 'next week Wednesday. In previous years a suitable building for a program was not available, but W. E. Shepard, manager of the Coliseum, has donated It for this, observance. More than 300 school children will take part. The program follows: Assembly call, bugler; advance of colors, Lesion color bearers; salute to flag, grade school children; invocation, the Bey. Mr. Hammer; mixed quartette, high school; ^musical reading, Edith L. Fisher; mixed quartette, a.udlence; Armistice high school; America, 11 a. m,, ceremony gilen.ee; Legion taps; commander, H. Rex Austin; preamble, Legion Auxiliary; speaker, H. W- Miller, Algona; Star $pangled Banner, audience; benediction, the Rev. Bjr. Schoenlein; retirement of «qj- ore. Legion color bearer?, followed by Post and school children. LOCALS Cfharles Geilenfeld Sr., who broke his collarbone last week Tuesday, {a recovering. " Mrs. H. E. Morgan spent last ween-end at the home of ber daughter, Mrs. Willis Cotton, at Lone Rocjc. Helmer Helmers left a week, ago for Iowa City and entered the state hospital for an operation and treatments. Mr. and Mrs. Q. W. Stillman and daughter Elizabeth Ann spent Sunday at Maxwell with Mrs. Stlllman's mother, Simon Allen went to Webster city last week Tuesday for a few weeks visit with friends. Mr. Alien is Mrs, Walter XJoooVe father. • Clara Hendrickson, former AJ- gon% teacheTt was a week-eiia guest drawn by pen, which form the words of songs they sin% with their lips. It Is almost uncanny to gee these Imaginary figures shape, their mouths to perfectly' reproduce the words as sung by another. The cartoons are still the best bet in short subjects — they are the only "fill- ins" which are worth sitting through. At least there is a flavor of originality about them which is almost entirely lacking in comedies, sports and news reels. There has not been a single improvement In any thing exce'pt cartoons since sound took the place of silent films on the silver screen. Welcome, then, this Innovation. At least, it's something during these days ot depres- «ipn among the ''shorts' 1 ." I W E DROPPED INTO the Call theater late -Saturday night after one of those nerve-racking days which fall the lot of all Coat and Dre Business Is Good v. i f V A few days of genuine FaU, weather and folks v Pall a,n,4 Winter tWrigg to wear; We had just lastlwwk and with it » brisk selling of coats t».\ dresses.., • <f We have again replenished p U r stocks and can serve] you particularly well with $19.75 and $29.75 Jn' newest #yles;. - . 7jr l of ItPla J«Iias Hendrlck- son now teaches at Rolf e. Anna Steussy, who teaches at Me. Qregor, spent ' the wek-end with ber P3r»rits,_Mr.,,.and. Mrf. H. M. §teus- sy. ' Anna teaches primary. Mary Kain vent to Belmond Sat- several days, ylslt (and women) Jn these days of highly geared business enterprise. We sank into one of the comfortable cushioned seats and very gently, the spell of the Call settled down upon us. It was fully two short reels before- we had oriented ourselves completely from 'the outside world; for fifteen or twenty minutes we simply sat and pondered and pondered and sat. First the 4ijnly lighted loges ojr boxes, caught our eyies— little gems of exquisite beauty, with just enough color to give the impression of mysterious caves of romance." Tfe«n our eyes traveled the circle of the auditorium, that graceful curve wbleb seems to completely satisfy every arcbltectual and aesthetic longing— truly aj» arc of bjsaijty. , THE,, SOFT DOME ligbts In tb« ar$ ao perfect, we often. at $5.95 And then to complete your e irr d bag ' &ftd ^ ft colors, very reasonably , the smartest a fMHF§ bad yet greens, browns, Spanish tttei i»4 P»risia8 tfte? ft »«* ***• 1*5 If /* f $J>«^#**j?

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