Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on January 7, 1932 · Page 2
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 2

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, January 7, 1932
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'SV^FL Sn^^\^rS iffste?w ?fA)k?% "; 1 5,- "f*?? PAQB TWO LETTER TELLS OF CANADIAN FARM PRICES dood Hope, Jan. S—An Interest- Ing bit of news from Canada given *6 the writer by A. R. Cruikshank JH -worth passing on. Arthur Jack!man, a nephew by marriage, formerly living east of Burt, writes *rom Liberty, Sask., concerning Trices of farm products there. A neighbor of his sold a ton of dress' «d pork (pork is marketed dresset In that region), and received $40 tor the lot—two cents a. pound! At the same time he sold a consignmen of turkeys, for which he receive< 20 cents a pound. With such con >- -flltions prevailing It Is not surprls ing that schools have been closet in many neighborhoods because o non-payment of taxes, that the government has declared a mora torium on general taxes In sorm regions, and that many farmers ar< absolutely dependent on direct gov •ernment help (and receiving it) to irtaJntenance of their homes an iarms. However, even under sue conditions, there has been no whole jsale foreclosure of farm mortgage 3ior indiscriminate closing of banks :permltted to sweep through the a! fectcd communities like a desolai •Sng scourge, as has been the cas 3n our middle-west section. A go- eriunent allowing such a conditio lo prevail is blind to its own sel interest and Is commiting slo\ feuicide. William Treptow is 79— last Friday Mr. and Mrs. Wm Treptow celebrated New Year's an the former's 79th birthday, with group of friends at their home. .Among those present were Mr. and Mrs. 'William Knoll, son William, daughters Minnie and Ardath, Lone Hock; Mr. and Mrs. John Reid, son Alden; Mr. and Mrs. John Moser; Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Reid, Ho- fcarton; the Rev. and Mrs. Allen "Wood and their nephew, Allen Moore. These gatherings have come to be regularly observed at the TTreptow home and are occasions of Siigh privilege to those fortunate •enough to be numbered among the guests. Mr. Treptow is busy every •day with some work about his place despite his years and has not jlost the capacity to enjoy life. loung; Folks Play Old Games— Between 20 and 30 members and guests of the Young People's Sunday school class gathered at the •Good Hope Community room on last week Wednesday evening for one of their recreational parties. The <evening was spent in the playing of progressive games including dominoes, checkers, crokinole, caroms, •parlor croquet, and similar games •which were widely popular a generation or two ago, and the fun these youngsters got out of the old-fash- Jonea games of their fathers and •mothers was decidedly interesting. kelsons Visit Missouri Daughter— Mr. .and Mrs. W. C. Nelson and KnflfltTTtt COttNtt ADVANCE ALaOHA, t 'I.Cfl)& •'.SffSS^ ""'\ ?"V7 V'-^'^y^ 7.*''' >-'.'' ^ :% '"> v "'' "• \ '^X^J^ • • ' " : . • • -•< , Lone Rock Visitor Is Ditched by Icy Paving Lone Rock, Jan. B — Art Davis ame up from Carroll last week Wednesday. He started home last Thursday, but Icy pavement caused him to run into the ditch at Cylinder, and his car was overturned. He was not injured. Mrs. Davis and Hildreth took him back to Carroll that evening. Angus Children Go Home— The Angus children, who .have spent the holidays at home, returned to their respective duties Friday. Grace went to Wheaton seminary, Gerald to DeKalb, 111., State Normal school, Robert to Chicago Heights, where he is employed and Alice left Sunday for Parsons college, at Parks City, Mo. "Old-Fashioned" School Planned— The P:-T. A. will meet next week Thursday, and the program wil be an OldOTashioned School. Every one is to wear old-fashioned clothes J. M. Blanchard'and" Harriett Fish are to be teachers. Rahn Sells Fenton Honse-*Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Dittme: and -Mrs. W\ J. Cotton took Alice Angus to Algona to meet the bu; Monday. Alice is studying at Park college, in Missouri. L. B. to Play Whlttemore— Lone Rock high school will play the Whittemore academy team iFr! day evening, the first game of th new year. Other Lone Rock. The Harley Shellitos and Ver Morris left for Ames Sunday. Th former had spent the holidays a N. L. Cotton's, and Vera, who a- tends college at Ames, spent tw weeks with her parents, Supervise and Mrs/Chas. Morris. The W. J. Cottons • entertaine Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Morgan an Mrs. A. Clark, of Algona, Mr. an Mrs. N. L. Cotton, and Mr. an Mrs. Harley Shellito and daughte New Year's day. Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Blanchard Mrs. Ruth Krueger and Mrs. Wadsworth took Howard Blanchar as far as Waterloo Sunday, wher e goes on to Brighton to teach. Ross Guest and Zerita King, of Minneapolis, spent last week at the Villlam Dudding home. Mr. Guest s employed by the Real Silk Ho lery company. The Sharps returned to Omaha Sunday. Wayne Tyler remained lere, and will go to school this vinter. Mr. and Mrs. John Sones and chll dren )i|eturned to Cherokee after spending the week at J. M. Blan. Conrad Rahn sold his town house at Fenton to the Fred Jentz family ast week. Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Lampe spent Sunday at William Hofer's, at Clear Lake. Harriett Heiter was 111 with an attack of appendicitis last week and may have to undergo an operation The 'Mite society will meet with Mrs. N. L. Cotton Thursday. Mrs W. J. Cotton will assist. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Dransfeld returned from Sheffield and Ceda Falls Saturday. Tho Henry Weiner family were New Year's guests at the Mrs Chrischllles home at Fenton. The Auxiliary will meet wit] Mrs. Ernest Jensen next week Wed nesday. SENEMNS ATTEND FAMILY REUNION NEAR ARMSTRONG Seneca, Jan, 6—New Tear's day Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Saxton and son were present at a family gathering at the Jay Saxton home, near Armstrong, In honor of a sister, Wra. Will Clark and family, from Chippewa Falte, WIs., who have spent their holiday vacations with relatives and friends at Algona and Jn this vicinity. Other present were Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Nutzman and two children, Spirit Lake; Mr. and Mrs. Jens Peterson and two children, of .Haifa; Mr. and Mrs, Clarence Saxton and three children of Armstrong; Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Berg and seven children, ani Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bayers, all of Swea City; Mr. and Mrs. (Paul Saxton and four boys, of Fenton; am Mr. and Mrs. Richard Sorenson and two girls, of Ringsted. Two brothers, Charley, SplHt Lake, and Stephen, and family, of South Dakota, could not come. Everyone brought filled baskets for dinner. Bode Visitors Honored- Last Tuesday Mrs. Jennie Jen sen entertained Mr. and Mrs. Hans Jensen, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Jensen and son Teddy, and Mrs. Anna Os Sexton Oil Station to Be Moved to Mason City Esther Godden, telephone opera born and daughter Pauline .In hon or of relatives from Bode, Mrs Julia Hanson and daughters Min nie and Laila, who spent the day here. Aid to Meet at Ringsted— Mrs. Peter Thorson, of Ringsted will entertain the local Aid at he home this Thursday In place ,o Mrs. Fred Brown, as announced in this column previously. The chang was made because of sickness a the Brown home. tor, has been sick for the past week. Mrs. Rice is taking her place. Glen Sharp, driving for the Harlem Globe-Trotters, was home for the week-end. Raymond Bierstedt and Russell Sharp, employed at Omaha, were home over Sunday. H. J. Rice was repairing a cable at Graettinger last week Wednesday. The Fred Wegeners, accompanied by Lola Marlow, took Naomi Wegener to Cedar Falls Sunday. Donald Blanchard, who attends Cedar Falls college, returned Saturday. , • Mrs. Claud Hawks visited at the Dell Marlow home last week. Kathryn Stebritz spent last week at E. C. Bierstedt's. Eva Dudding,- of Bancroft, spent last week at William Dudding's. Mrs. O. Sanders returned from Renwick New Year's day. Mrs. Ardath Hicks and son Bobby returned last Friday night from St. Joseph, Mo., where they had spent the holidays with the Don Cash family. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Zanke cared for the various responsibilities around the Nelson home during their absence. Charles Rutledges in Reunion— A company of sons and daughters and their children, gathered with other relatives at the home of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rutledge, on New Year's day for a reunion. Twenty-eight sat down to dinner at the noon hour. Other Good Hope. Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Dittmer, Mr. and Mrs. Arie Dittmer, Miss Phoe- be Morgan, an'd other Dittmer relatives spent New Year's at the Ed Dittmer home in Portland township. Miss Katherine Deim, Algona, visited the Hugh McMahon home over the week-end. Sexton Carl Paetz sent 70 head of sheep to Albert Lea Sunday morning by the McEnroe truck. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Steven spent New Year's day with Lloyd's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Steven, Edith Hammond, Wesley, spent last week with her grandmother, Mrs. G. B. Wise. Little Doris Miller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Miller, is sick. Attend Party at Fenton— Mildred Goetsch, Pauline Osborn and Clarence Osborn were guests a New Year's party at the Richar Goetsch home in Fenton. The even ing Was spent in playing bridge a which Pauline Osborn won. hig Other Seneca News. Last week Wednesday Mrs George Jeneon and children, Ringsted, Mrs. Millen Jenson, an Mrs. Jennie and Linus Jenson, an Mrs. Anna Osborn and daughte Pauline, spent the afternoon wit their aunt, Mrs. Carrie Thompson in Swea City. Mildred Goetsch left Sunday fo Des Moines after ten days with he parents. She accompanied Marjori Bailey and her parents, of Fenton to Garner, where the two girls me the bus in which they went on t Des Moines. Mr. and Mrs. tieorge Goetsch an daughter Mildred were New Year guests at Frank Bailey's. The Rich family and Agne Fenton, were als ard Goetsch Goetech, of guests. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Brown an sons, of Armstrong, were Saturda visitors at Mrs. Anna Osborn's. MRS, J. 0, Sexton, Jan. 6—Mr. he brother of B. B. Burroughs, Burroughs, itaspn City, has bought the south ullding of the two on the corner t the Champlin station, and Plans o move it to Mason !Clty soon. •Yed Nehrlng, .now manager of the tatlon, bought the north building vlth the lunch room. The Central States Electric company, of Brltti ame Saturday and took the Wli> ng from the building that will be moved. , H«rd Times to S. D— Herman Neuman, brother of Otto Neuman, local merchant, came the first of the week from Pierpont, S. 3., for a few weeks visit Mr. Neuman says times are teribly hard In be Dakotas. .Farmers are selling 10-lb. hogs to get money to live on The crops were poor there, and they are short of feed for the winter. Boy's Broken Leg Mending*— 'The little son 1 of Mr. and Mrs. Nick Krieps, who fell and broke his leg Christmas day while playing In the barn' at'the iAdolph Flsch home is recovering nicely. Chicken Pox In Two Families— The two little sons of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd. Young are having a siege of chicken pox, .and Vaughn little son of Mr. and Mrs. Ted Hoover, .also has the disease. Roller-Skating Party Given- There were 26 present at th skating party in the hall here New Year's eve. Cherry pie and Ice cream were served. Other Seneca News. Mr. and Mrs. Victor Young an children spent the week -end \with Mr. Young's parents, Mr. and Mrs Bob Young, north of town. Th< Youngs live at Rockwell City, ani have been spending the holiday with relatives here and In Algona Mr'." and Mrs.' John Harris - enter tained at New Year's-, dinner Mr and Mrs. Lawrence Hanson, Wes ley, Mr. and .Mrs. Homer 'Anderson and children, and Mr. and Mrs Harry Harris, Algona. Arthur and Irene Clnk and Ray mond and Cecelia Klein spent thei Wo week* holiday vacation visiting elatives and friends at Chicago, Hammond, Ind., and other places near by* ... ' Mf. and Mrs. Harry Malaney and children spent New Year's and the week-end With Mrs. Mataney's parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Kirsch- >aum, . Alleen Martlnek went to win. Jirop Sunday to resume teaching after spending her holiday vacatior at home with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Martlnek. Anna Trenary spent the holidays with her parents at Lakota. Sh< reaches the school southeast. o: Sexton and boards and lodges at the Grosenbach family ^» ^ t, * tt 1 " r l'5'*»/ « PIONEER, IS DEAD Swea City, Jan. 6—Mr«. Ji Hatch died In LOB A** e » s ' C December 22. Mrs. Hatch came to Koifcuth county somfe BO years ago with her husband and family, JlVlng n Algona for some years, ahd J - ng to Swea City when the , W a* first established 40 yeafa teo, Mr. Hatch was postmaster in Swea City many years. Mr. and Mrs, Hatch moved to Loa Artgeles IB years ago. She Is survived by her husband, one son Judd, one daugh- .«*, Mrs. P. J, Heiken, of Swea Jity, and one grandson, Maurice, of Los Angeles. She was 86 years old. link home. The Albert were dinner guests New Year's da: at the Frank Barker home In Al sona. Pearl Steven returned to Ru* Saturday, after spending the holl days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs Harvey Steven. Mr. Glove, of Brltt, spent severa days last week with his daughter Mrs. Fred Nehrlng, at the Champ lin station. Mr. and Mr. Frank Bentele an children spent New Year's day wit Mrs. Bentele's father, Herman Kut scliara. Mrs. Alec Miller and daughte Mary, of Lu Verne, were callers a John Miller and A. L. Greenfield' Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. John Ramer an Evelyn spent New Year's day wllli Mrs. Ramer's daughter, Mrs. Clarence Detrlck. Emma Spongberg, Algona, spent last Thursday evening with Mary and Marie Harris. Agnes RIley, of Minneapolis, Is spending this week with Mr. and Mrs. Robert RIley in Sexton. Mr. and Mrs. John Miller and little aaugliter were Sunday, guests lit Alec Miller's at. Lu Verne. Mr. an$ Mrs. Lon- Gouge and little daughter, Margery, 'spent '• last Thursday at Mason City. Edith Greenfield spent New Year's night with Mr. and Mrs. Lon Gouge, near Wesley. Mrs. Amy Smith spent New Year's day with her daughter, Mrs. John Miller. Jan. B . who was riding M*. and Mrs. c. „ formerly of Whlttemnwi' hUM one day last C ek ' ,h* Mlnnman car ran oft the meht near' Wesley. Mls B Ba whft la a nttra* ,at the Cedar •„.. hospital, Buffered a fractured ,t and was taken to the Kossuth pltal, , Mr, and Mrs. Ninnman lot h«r.t.. Miss Baldwin wa l' conscious but later recovered aclouaneas. It IB expected thm a Will b* at the hospital to" time. Fenton WHITTEMORE YOUTH FOUND DEAD OF HEART DISEASE Whlttemore, Jan. 5 — Edwart Helmke, 26, was found dead Satur day morning after he had begun work, with Henry Kuecker, shovel Ing snow off the tracks at the loca elevator. Mr. Kuecker had gone t the station for a few minutes an when he returned he found Helipk dead In the corncrlb at the stock yards. It is thought death was caused by heart disease. Edwin Carl Helmke was born January 29, 190ft in Fan-field township, Palo Alto county, a son of .Mr.- and Mrs. J. H. Helmke. He was baptised March 15, and on March 6, 1923 he was confirmed. He was nearly 24 years old. He is survived by his parents, a brother Arthur, of Cylinder, and'three sisters, Elsie Helmke, Algona, Mrs. Ole Gunderson, Cylinder, and Annette, Pasadena, Calif. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 at St. Paul's Lutheran church. Pall bearers were Oscar Schattschnelder, Erwin Kuecker, Henry Behnke, Arnold, Alfred, and -Edward. .Wagner. :•;- . ..:.- :.-./. The It E. Courstn family, 0 ( j mond,' visited at Rev. J, T, Sny ( last Week Monday. Alice and Vivian Glaue relatives at Humboldt from nesday till' Saturday. James Bailey returned Ra front Hartley, where he spent i week at Le Roy Newel's. The Rev. J.'T. Snyder ministers' retreat at Algona Moil and j Tuesday. Seneca Mrs. Jens Halvorson accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Albert Ullestad and son to Radcliffe laet week Tuesday and visited relatives there, till the first of the week. Mrs. - Bertha Loot t, of Wesley, brought her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Henry Looft, and baby, home from the Algona hospital Sunday. Both are getting along nicely. Mildred Wilberg spent from Friday till Sunday with her sister, Mrs. John Andreason, in Ringsted, who brought her home Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Norland and daughter spent Sunday at the parental Ed Burgeson home near Emmetsburg. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Norland and daughter spent New Year's day with Mr. and Mrs. Berkland, near Cylinder. Sunday Mrs. Anna Osborn accompanied Mrs. Jennie Jenson and son Ver'non and spent the afternoon with Mrs. Hans Wilberg Sr. Seneca teachers and pupils are again back at their, work after a ten day holiday vacation. School began Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Osborn and children, Ralph and Vernon Jensen, and Lester Osborn, of near Fenton, spent Friday at William Osborn's. Bancroft ' ^r • 2^HlWP|V K ( 4 'r*PPPMVV^l3 Mrs. Thompson, .Mrs. Cecil • Peterson, Mrs. Dyer and Irene were Algona callers last Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. V. A. Barrett re- tuned from Chester Saturday. They report less snow there than here. Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Welmer, son Bill, and Janice Williams. were at Algona for New Year's dinner. The Leon Wordens and Clifton Engelbys were Sunday dinner guests at Ed Campbell's. Naomi Hewitt, of Swea City,'vis Ited friends here Saturday. -» Rotarians Hear Talks. The Rotarians heard two excellent talks on unemployment relief Monday noon. The Rev' C. V. Hulse spoke on relief administered •by the Wall street mission at Sioux City, and Dr. Geo. B. Dean, of Philadelphia, wwho was attending the Methodist pastoral retreat here, spoke on conditions at Flint, Mich., and Chicago. WANT-ADS BRING RESULTS. Now that "f •'' '•' coat has the round of I holidays it's! to need a clei ing that en-It np for rest of the ten We'll the job for yw MODERN! DRY • ' CLEA1VE! Phone PUIIIIIIIH IOWA STATE BANK ALGONA - IOWA . . . . . H With the beginning of the New Year, we renew our pledge to the patrons of this bank and to the com* ^ munity we serve. A pledge to give faithful, safe and conservative management to the affairs of this bank I and to give the best and most complete banking service possible. Statement of the Condition of the Iowa State Bank at the close of business December 31, 1931. RESOURCES CASH OR ITS EQUIVALENT— United States Government Bonds $ 594,500.00 Municipal and State Bonds 42,700.00 Cash and due from banks , 230,044.41 Total cash or its equivalent $867,244,41 First Mortgage Loans on Improved Real Estate -. Loans to Customers Stock in Federal Reserve Bank- _. Overdrafts ,. Banking Home, Furniture and Fixtures 147,700.00 282,092.93 2,550.00 2.98 21,500.00 $1,321,090.32 LIABILITIES Capital Stock Surplus Undivided Profits 50,000.00 40,000.00 16,525,69 Deposits ___ _ 1,214,564.63 $1321*090.3* OFFICERS F. D. WILLIAMS, Pres. H. R. COWAN, Vice-Pres. N. A. SMITH, Vice Pres. H. L. GILMORE, Cashier. F. L. McMAHON, Asst. Cashier. LOUISE MAGNUSSON,. Teller. ANNA BUSS, Bookkeeper. LORAINE TIERNEY, Bookkeeper. HAZEL POTTER, Bookkeeper. LARGE RESERVES The Iowa State Bank in keeping with its pledge is carrying at this time large reserves—reserves that are ample to meet ev* ery demand of the depositors and that guarantee the safety of funds deposited in this bank. WE INVITE YOUR BUSINESS DIRECTORS H. R. COWAN JOHN FRANKL H. L. M. P. L. E, J. C. J. F. QV®W«¥1R

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