Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on December 3, 1931 · Page 9
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 9

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 3, 1931
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1,1611, Chances? interize Your Car Now .. ' ( ____ ""* \pecial Prices l__Alemite-ing 100 Per Cent "More than an ordinary greasing" 2—Drain and Flush Transmission land differential. Refill with Alemite Winter |a Gear Lubricant. *• 3 Drain and Flush Crank Case with your ^choice of two winter grade Motor Oils. 4—Check Your Battery and cables. Clean terminals. 5—Check Radiator ' Water pump and hose connections for leaks. FOR30DAYS swill furnish the above materials and labor in fcyrolet, Pontlac, Plymouth, Oldsniobile, Essex, Nash, Dodge cars Only $4.95 Model A Fords $3.95 your freeze-up worries with a fill of G. P. A. Glycerine Eveready Prestone. 50c—ALCOHOL, PER GAL.—50c Call 856 'ire Service Co. DEMONSTRATION -Mo" Beef -Batter Beef ALASKA LIFE IS STUDIED BY LAKOTA CLUB Lakota, Dec. 1—The Acorn club met with Mrs. Lucille Ley last week Tuesday afternoon, 20 present. The lesson was on Alaska, with Mrs. M. Smith leader. Mrs. Kthel K088UTH COUNTY APVANCfi. ALQONA. IOWA WILBUR J. PAYNE, Edito, PAGBNINB mith led the discussion on gold mines; Mrs. Elizabeth Johnson, fisheries; Mrs. oiga Wortman, agriculture; Fur Industries, Mrs. Madora Torino, and Mrs. Jennie outknecht, Land of a Thousand Smokes. Each member was given 100 Christmas .seals to sell. Mrs. Doris Ukena was appointed committee to look after towels made by blind women. Mrs. Edna Tin-ley is to have charge of a community tree, and Mrs. Mildred Worley will look after lighting the tree. Parked Cnr Cimscs Accident— As Arthur Baum and a young m»n from Swea City were coming to Ln- kota on No. 9 a week ago Saturday evening their car struck a. parked The R. s. McWhorter patch of peat land on the Bills McWhorter farm in Portland township yielded nbout 5,000 bushels of potatoes this season. Something like a third of these have been sold. The balance has been stored In the big underground storage bins on the farm. Milton Burllngame, son of Mr. and Mrs. B. M. Burllngame, east of town brought In 90 bushels of corn one day early in November. The crop was running a good yield to the acre. Milton does not pretend to be a fast hunker, but moves rigtit along In the field when he is work- Ing. Henry Brandt Is the new man working for Emmet Paetz. He with Mrs. Brandt, who before her marriage was Celestlne Girres, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Oirres, nourby farmers, now occupy the tenant house on the Paetz farm. The couple have one chll'd, a girl of six years. Mr. Brandt is from Han- car east of C.erled. Mr. Brandt, of cock county, his home being near Ledyard, who was In the parked Britt ar was thrown through the wind hleld and badly cut. Both can vere damaged, but Arthur and his :ompanion were not Injured. Old Hclinol is Removed— The work of tearing down the old school building In finished and the 'ounclation stones are carted away. Mr. Roba put the steps that served is a fire escape onto the back of the garage to be used by those liv- ng In the apartment over the garage, now ocupled by the Harvey Johnsons. Near Arnold Schmidt's farm, the old Hogerty place In Plum Creek month till he started for himself. His brother Henry farms his own land near St. Benedict, and another brother Is a banker at Carroll. The couple have two girls, Bather 3, and J.resen, a year and a half old. The couple are young: folks, but have made a good start for themselves. November 4, when things were pretty blue around here In a, crop and market way, and money as scarce as hen's teeth, the old Geo. E. Ashelford 240-acre farm southeast of Algona In Irvlngton township was sold at auction, and the high bid was only $33 an acre, made by one of the heirs of the estate. The sale at this low figure was of course not approved by the court, but the bid shows in what a funk land sales have now gotten to. The land is, If we remember rightly, more than half plowed and has some good timber and plow land on It. The house is go-xl. Other buildings plenty good enough to get along with, and there Is a good renter on the farm now. A new sale date will be set soon, at which time the property will be again offered. Mrs. Carl Hutchlns, township, we saw a large flock of ducks Friday—probably 150 or 200 of them altogether. The birds were flying low over the corn field, but returned to the nearby Plum Creek ponds. The morning was cold and stormy, and the birds acted worried about something. Ice on the and Mrs. Tony Goeders terms of the late Geo. Ashelford, and among the heirs Interested in the estate. One of the R. & T. men riding with us in Plum Creek township last week was amazed at the lack of hard times talk. He said, "Folks Getting Better All the Time Our sale is going, beyond expectations, which goes to show that when honest values are offered there is still a big demand for merchandise. We still have some most unusual bargains to offer, and it will be well worth your time to come in and look them over. Wonderful Christmas Specials Electric Clocks, Electric Waffle Irons, Toasters, Percolators, Casseroles, Aluminum Ware, Gas Irons, Vacuum Cleaners, Washing Machines, etc.—all sensible gifts at greatly reduced; prices. . , • ';3 Below are a Few Other Specials $8.00 heated Hog Water- 142.50 Copper Clad Range $5.50 creek had frozen an Inch and a half | llcre d ° not talk nar d times all Loyal Laborers Elect Officers— The Ledyard Loyal Laborers met with Helen Hagge November 21 and elected officers. Helen Hagge Is the new president, Adah Telcamp, vice president, Irene Zielske, secretary, Idah Telcamp, historian, Marvel Dau and Fern Lewis newspaper reporters. Emma Gutknecht is leader. Benefit Movie Clears $50— The benefit movie, Tom Sawyer, drew a fair crowd last week Tuesday evening. Because of the rain and condition of the dirt roads not many people from the country were able to attend. About §50 was taken in and will fie used for local welfare work. Athletic Cluh Elects Officers— The Ledyard town basketball team played the local independant team here Friday, and Ledyard won. The local athletic club elected officers last week; E. R. Worley, president; H. C. Pierce, secretary-treasurer; and H. H. Murray, manager. VIC School of Instruction Held— The Royal Neighbors held a schoo' of instruction at the Woodman hal last week Monday. The district deputy, Mrs. Potter, of Spencer, was in charge. thick in the still pools. The Deep Rock oil station has been doing a nice business on the corner opposite the C. N. W. depot. The proprietors now are L. H. Larson 'and Thorn Watnem, who took over the business October 10. \vm. Pestotnik and Matt Selzer had operated the station since it was built several years ago. The new men originally cam e from LU Verne and Ottosen, but Mr. Larson has lived in Algona for a year or more. Gordon \Vorster, son of M. C. r orster, Cresco township, is now iarrled and working for Kenne & on east of town. He and his bride ccupy the tenant house on the veene farm. The bride was Iris shing before her marriage, and hei arents, the Ira Ashlngs, reside in Ugona. The couple have been mailed five months, and have residec n the Keene farm three and :alf months. Gordon was handling onie of the Keene Percherons when ve visited him last week. H. J. VandeSteeg is the new Wat-' dns man for Plum Creek and Wes- ey townships, and he has all ter- itory south of the No. 18 highway. Vtr. VandeSteeg speaks Holland so veil that he says the natives up u'ound Hospers, his former home, sometimes think he must have :hrough their conversation like in Franklin and Wright county." In some of the drought territory the principal items of conversation are oan sharks, tax sales, foreclocures, and poor crops. One farmer used a corn picker and' tractor all forenoon to get 15 bushels from his field near Hampton, and then gave up and put the picker back in the machine shed for the year. We climb up and take a look into a corn busker's wagon In the middle of the afternoon in some districts and find only a few bushels of nubbins on the bottom of the wagon box. Huskers get only three cents a bushel for that kind of corn picking, and as many of them are married men, do not earn living wages, to say the least. The folks are unable to understand why they should pick such poor crops of corn and receive, low prices for it. Usually a poor crop has at least a higher pi-ice to compensate for loss of yield. AVhile we here in Kossuth do not waste much time crying about spilled milk even when conditions are pretty bad, the fact remains that we have comparatively a good deal to be thankful for this year. !«.."' "** V *? '""Wove heal he Letz feed grinder will be demonstrated at Sellstrom, &gent, Store west of courthouse. All day Saturday, DECEMBERS in addition STATE P»0F. L, H. FAIBCHILB will lecture oil feeds and feeding. EVERYTHING FREE— €QME will be provided. Other Lakota News. The H. H. Murrays entertained the following guests Thanksgiving Mrs. Murray's parents, Mr. and Mrs W. C. Hansen and daughter. Sophie and son Woodrow, a brother, Pete Hansen and family, and a brothe Bill Hansen and family, all of For est City. Mrs. Milton Pringle and claughte Arlene left last week for Cedar Fall where Arlene will take a teachers training course for the next thre months. Her mother will stay wit her, and they will do light house keeping. • A number of women helped Mn E. R. AVorley quilt last week Wed nesday. This Is Mrs. Worley third quilt of the season, two fo herself and one for the Methodis Aid. Pearl and Dale Estle and Emor Smith drove to Brltt last week Wed •nesday. Pearl McCoy came horn with them and returned home wit her parents Thursday. Dr. and Mrs. Robert Williams ha as Thanksgiving guests Dr. Wll- liains's parents, of Fort Dodge, and Mrs, Williams's parents, the Albert Ogrens, of Algona, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Winter, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Mitchel, Lakota, and the C. C. McCoys, of Britt, spent Thanksgiving with the Ray Estles. . ' The F. G. Torines, J. H. Warbur- tons, the Joe Faulkners and the Al- rec Boeckholtz spent Thanksgiving at Sam Warburton's in Swea City. Mrs. Oran O'Keefe entertained the members of her Larkln club -and husbands last week Monday. The evening was spent playing bridge. The Rev. and Mrs. O. H. Frerking and son Norman, Audrey Hastings and Lucy Carsen spent Thanksgiving with relatives at Minneapolis. Mr. and Mrs. Art Schissel spent the latter part of last week with Art's parents, the J. P- Schissels,, of Minneapolis, returning Sunday. Mrs. Julia Wortman has been seriously ill since last Thursday, but is now recovering. Her son Irvin and wife ai-e caring for her. The Rev. and Mrs. Frank Johnson left Monday for KnoxyiUe for a week with Mrs. Johnson's parents, the E. C. Pririgles. The Oran Sturdevants went to Fort- Dodge to spend Thanksgiving Sturdevant's sister, Mrs. 'come across the pond." Mr. Van- leSteeg moved his family to Alona Septmber 15 and lives at 22 east McGregor two boys and two girls in the family, ages 12, 0, G, and 3. E. L. Gilbert, farming northeast of Algona, and with H. J. Bode owner of Plum Creek elevator, mentioned last week that the elevator had taken in 80,000 bushels of grain since July 1. Leslie Huff, son of Mrs. John Huff at Sexton, is manager of the elevator for Bode and Gilbert. The elevator has truck scales now.' and considerable grain comes south to the No. ,1S highway, then east on the highway to Plum Creek road, then up to the elevator. This additional territory from which grain now flows to the elevator, with the territory always served, has con. siderably increased grain receipts. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Girres, who farm north of Sexton, are not among Four Corners those who complain about crops in Kossuth this year. The Mothers and Daughters club will meet this Thursday with Mrs street. _ There ^ are Rose Sab!n . Tne opening song will bo Jingle Bells. Roll call will be new ideas for Christmas gifts. A paper on Alaska is to be given by Clara Drayton. A recitation is to be given by Edith Sabin. The P. T. A. of Union Dist. No. 7 held its second meeting this year with Mr. and Mrs. Edward Rich last week Wednesday. A large part of the program was composed of numbers showing the origin of Thanksgiving by the school children. Lunch was served by the hostess. Mrs. Edward Genrich, of Algona, is teacher. Mr. and Mrs. Arie Ditmer and Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Larson spent Sunday at the Etna Mitchell home. Mr. Mitchell has been having trouble with an infection in his elbow since Thanksgiving day. poor A large crowd gathered at Mrs. J. They P. Larson's near Burt, last week Monday to charivari Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Larson, who returned home the day before, after, spending the week in Chicago. Mrs. Larson was formerly Hazel Mitchell. |E. R. SelUtrom, Agent with Mrs Fish. The Wesley n The .*<${ and Lakota high school basketball teams played here last week Tuesday with Wesley win- B J. Woodworths spent Thursday'with Mrs. Woodwork's sister at Pocahontas, Evert Rippentrop broke an bone when he fell from a wagon one .LIID »» ~. Gutknechts entertained all c-f the Gutknecht families for part of last week at Joliet, I"., attending the funeral ° f Th n e HUE? ' Worteys went to Mason City Saturday, returning Sunday. FARM HOUSE K 6ROUMP1IAII Bwea &ty. OB were in South Dakota during the fall, and saw some real drought conditions, and came-back home to harvest a pretty fair crop on their own land. Folks looking at drought conditions in Dakota, however, should remember that the dry weather catches the farmers oftener there. We have heard them use. the expression, "haven't taken the binder out of the shed in two or three years" to express crop loss situation. Mr. and Mrs. Girres have operated the same farm for several years and previously operated an adjoining farm. The Bob and Ed Kalns now occupy the house where Ed and his wife alone have resided. Their unmarried brother Dick, who lives over on the old Kain farm nearby, says they have an apartment house now. Edward, married for some time, has been farming the 160 acre Gross farm, and Bob, a carefree bachelor, has been farming another 160 acres across the road to the east, Now Bob is a married man himself. He will continue to farm the same land. John and Dick, at home, will con^ tinue to operate the 360-acre Kain farm, so the Kain boys-are responsible for 6-80 acres, or one 40 more than a section of Plum Creek land. They are good crop-makers and good livestock feeders. Tom Metcalf, down in Cresco township, has never owned an automobile, .but he says he- has driven one four miles, clear around the section of land he lives In. The driving was done when an enterprising automobile dealer, Merrill Rawson, of Whittemore, brought a new Ford over and 'showed Mr. Metcalf that driving was a simple operation. Tom, however, says he is top old to learn auto driving. He has a fine farm in Cresco, which over 16 years has been improved and built up to be one of the best in -his section. The house was remodeled and a new barn and all farm buildings were erected, fencing and cross fencing hog tight, and much tiling has been done. Mr. and Mrs. Metcalf go to town about once a month for groceries he says, and beUeyes he would be tempted to run into town oftener if he had an automobile. Mr. and Mrs. Aloysuls j. Eischeid, who Staxted fanning for themselves in Plum Creek township last March, have had ft fairly good y«ar, with corn averaging 45 bushels an acre on «6 acres, ft etart of 10 spring pigs, two cows jnittclng, and four more coming fresh, also s»s other cattle growing out, rnl Aloysuls Is fining extra work te k.<x»P Mm busy on ttofarm. t**t w**»£W«»*; t^ag fence posts on the south, of th$ ^9¥i^* "- 9,mjjs»9f Buy your next MEAT ORDER —at— Algona's Newest Market Long's Food Shop Farmers 9 Directory HAMPSHIRE BOARS Best of breeding. Cholera immune. Priced very reasonable. Hamilton Leghorn Farm Bancroft, Iowa. ers at $9.50 heated Hog Water- ers at _ _$6.50 $15.00 heated Hog Water- ersat $12.50 $16.75 heated Hog Water- era at _$12.50 $12 heated Chicken Water- •ers at L $7.98 $8.50 heated Chicken Wat- erers at $7.98 $5.25 Thermos Chicken Waterers at _$4.25 $3.25 Thermos Chicken Waterers at $2.19 POLAND CHINA BOARS Up-to-date breeding. 1931 prices, R. W. BUTTERFIELB 11-2 miles north Burt, Jowa BUROC BOARS 30 Big Type spring, fall, and yearling boars. The best lot we" •ever raised. Priced low YIPOIfB * SOUS Mgona 9t FOR SALE Duroc Good healthy ones, best of breeding, immune- S° me »s .low 90 ft?. AJso the. bjjsj; ,sefi4 oorn I at $98.50 $135 Copper Clad Range at $89.50 $145.00 Renown Range ' at $94.50 ft $115.00 Renown Range C at ___ .$69.00? $120.00 Copper Clad Circulating Heater at _ $82.50 $60.00 Wilson Circulating Heater at _ _ _ $47.60 $7.50 3-bushel size Chicken Feeders at $1.98 $4.75 2-bushel size Chicken Feeders at $1.89 i Saturday Special —10 quart galv. I Pail . . . . lOc each !HI NELSON HARDWARE PHONE 274 ALGONA, IOWA § , ; ' ># GIFTS HOM€ This is a year of thoughtful gifts which are attractive and useful. Why not give furniture to add cheer and beauty to the homes of those you love? You will find just the right thing here, priced for thrifty buyers, and if you're in doubt, we Avill be glad to tell you the suitable gifts for every member of your gift list. Ours is Quality Furniture you can be proud to give. LIVING ROOM SETS $49.50 to $165.00 DINING ROOM SETS $68.50 $87.50 $9$.50 BEDROOM SUITES $38.00 $48,00 $58.00 Console Mirrors Console Tables End Tables Smoking Cabinets Sewing Cabinets Card Tables ****** Occasional Chairs Bridge Lamps Occasional Tables Cedar Chests Sewing Machines Ladies' Desks Don't fail to see what we are showing in our East Show Window, Foster £Vtf*^%

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