Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on February 11, 1932 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, February 11, 1932
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ftLCHRIST TO BE OPPOSED BY TWO FOR CONCRESS Congressman F. C. Gllchrlst, of l*urens, though scarcely warmed 'In his official seat, will be opposed for the republican nomination In June by Hjalmer P. Sandberg, of SV>rt Dodge. Mr. Sandberg is superintendent of m new Lutharan hospital at Fort 3)odge. So far as known here, he 3ms not been in politics before and Jias no political acquaintance of *Onsequence in the district. Last •Week Wednesday's Fort Dodge Messenger said he had given out no platform and quoted him as follows: J 'I have no statement to make to<Jay, though I will make a statement Jater. . i have been studying my platform for a number of weeks, «nd will have what may be described as several unique planks to offer the voters of the eighth district." Kossuth political observers have siever heard of Mr. Sandberg before «nd do not believe that he will cut Tnuch of a figure at the primary •election. It is generally taken for 'granted that Mr. Gilchrlst will be •accorded renomination. Believing this is "a democratic ^rear," J. S. Deneen, Emmetsburg, •*as tossed his hat into the ring for the democratic nomination. With his father and two brothers, he is en- tgaged in the produce business. He was born and reared at Emmets- »urg and served 16 months in TVance during the World war. After "tils return he was for a time a patent in a government hospital at Houston, Tex. This was formerly the tenth Iowa congressional district, known as the Big Tenth but is now the eighth district, the state having been redis- itrlcted by the last legislature because of a reduction in the number ••of representatives from 11 to nine. The district is exactly the same as before, with 14 counties, as follows: 32mmet, Kossuth, Hancock, Winne- ftago, Palo Alto, Pocahontas, Hum- ilboldt. Hamilton, Webster, Calhoun, Crawford, Carroll, Greene, and Boone. Though elected in 1930, Mr. Gil- Christ did not take his seat till congress convened last December. He served in the legislature as senator two terms and was one of the senate's leaders. J, W, JARNAGIN, NEWSPAPER FEATURE WRITER, PASSES J. W. .Tarnagin, Des Moines, suffered a fall when he was boarding a •street car a few weeks ago, and as •the result died last week-end. He •was in his late seventies and had •been a newspaper man all his adult ' life. After having conducted newspapers at various Iowa' points and served .is editor of a Des Moines tarm journal, he retired, but continued journalistic activities by •writing a two-column weekly review of state news and comment for •weeklies and small-city dailies. For some years this feature appeared in the Advance. He also did much special newspaper writing. Two eons, W. C. Jarnagin, of the Storm Lake Pilot-Tribune, former Des Moines Capital managing editor, and 3Roy A. .Tarnagin, of the Peterson, Clay county, Patriot, are prominent publishers of weeklies. Rotary Valentine Party Glren— The Rotary club had a valentine party at the Algona hotel : Monday evening, and the Anns were guests. A turkey dinner was served- at 7, with table decorations in keeping with the day. With Mrs. A. E. Michel and Mrs. R. H. Miller as leaders, the Anns sang songs at Intervals, in some of which the men joined. After dinner the tables were cleared away and a radio broadcast- Ing program was given. The "mike" consisted of tin cans soldered together. A sensation when the performers was created appeared in the "studio": Mrs. J. P. Overmyer, announcer attired in a young man's clothes; Mrs. Michel in an old hat, a man's baggy suit, and a linen duster; Mrs. Foster, stunningly costumed as a man; Mrs. L. G. Baker, also as a man, wearing a handsome mustache; Mesdames W. C. Dewel and R. H. Miller and Jeanette Goeders, in ordinary costume. The group sat in a semi-circle around the "mike." ) Miss Goeders, who appeared as "Irma Keys, Queen of the Ivories," gave a piano selection which consisted of a variety of tunes. Mrs. Miller, as Sarah Sacham, presented kitchen hints and household helps. Mrs. Michel was Monty Hill, "who has his own version of songs." Mrs. Baker was Uncle Henry, the Kiddies' and Dewel as man and wife, other by Mesdames Baker Dewel. In the farces Mrs. Dewel took the place of Mrs. W. W. Sulivan, who was kept away by her 'ather's death. Every number was •ewarded with applause. Mrs. Overmyer, wife of the club president, and Mrs. Al Falkenhainer, wife of the club program chairman 'or February, received Rotarians and Anns as they arrived. Mrs. Overmyer gave dinner announcements. Mrs. M. J. Streit, Mrs. Herman Hauberg, and Mrs. F. D. Williams served is a committee in charge of bridge after the program. AETNA OFFICES ARE MOVED LAST WEEKJO_ DES MOINES The Aetna Life insurance office equipment here was moved to Des Moines by truck-.a week ago Sunday. The men in the company's employ, F. F. Barker, former county agent, Fred Kissinger, M. M. Mor- TOW and Vernon Coffin will continue their work in this section but --must report at the Des Moines of- ttee every Monday,.The Kissingers, •Who are occupying Conrad Her- anan's new tenant house on Park avenue, will go March 1, and the Barker and Coffin families will follow when school is out. *UTO REGISTRATIONS ARE STILL UNDER 1931 RECORD "Up to February 1 5567 automobile licenses for 1931 had been issued in Kossuth. This ! was 450 behind last year's total at the same time. Truck 3icenses numbering 711 had been is- JBued up to February this year. A •total of 950 trucks were licensed in 1931. Delinquents must now pay •two dollars extra. By this week Monday the number of automobile licenses had increased to 5698, and •trucks to 718, . KEROSENE STOVE EXPLODES; SETS FENTON STORE AFIRE Fenton, Feb. 9 — Explosion of kerosene heater started a fire •upstair rooms occupied by the John 'Oramenz family above the pool hall last week Wednesday night. The fire "was extinguished before the arrival •of the fire truck. Some of the furnishings were damaged by heat and -*• Two Undergo Operations. Mrs. August Gerdes, Wesley, had •a mastoid operation at the Kossuth (hospital last Thursday. Raymond, «eon of Mr. and Mrs. John Weiland : Wesley, had an appendicitis operation Monday. Mrs. Anna Stockwell *ias been at the hospital since Satur•day, sick with pneumonia. • in Prize Contest Starts. The March issue of the True Story magazine offeiyj to readers $22,000 4n contest prizes, according to L. W. Gillespie, who conducts a news island at the Smoke Shop. Details •sura given in an advertisement this week's Advance. Twins at Haifa. Penton, Feb. 9 — Word has been received by Fenton relatives of *wins, a boy and a girl, at Eiiuel «*nier's, Haifa, born last week "Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Elmers 3iavo four other children, all boys, two Of them twins. Friend, and Mrs. Dewel was ushion, elocutionist, while Ella Mrs. Foster was gardening expert. A 'Cowlip county calamity octette" sang. Mrs. Overmyer read frequent weather reports. Two short farces were given, one by Mesdames Foster the and Rahms Are 60 Years Wed— Mr. and Mrs. Martin Rahm, St. Benedict pioneers, observed their 60th wedding anniversary Sunday in connection with celebration of the 20th wedding anniversary of their laughter, Mrs. Frank- Eisenbarth, and her husband, also St. Benedict. Dinner was served at the Rahm riome to the immediate families, and the afternoon was spent at visiting. From the Yankton, S. D., 'broadcasting station vocal selections were dedicated to Mr. and Mrs. Rahm, and the group listened in. Mr. and Mrs. Rahm were married at Beaver Dam, Wis., and after their marriage came to this county and settled on a farm one mile west of St. Benedict, where they lived till 1900, when they moved to St. Benedict, where they have lived retired since. The children and their families were all in attendance at the celebration. There are four children: Mrs. John Raskopf, Mrs. Henry Seller, Mrs. N. K. Raskopf, and Mrs. Frank Eisenbarth, all of St. Benedict. There are 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. The guests also included the Tony Sellers (five children), Mr. and Mrs. Julius Seller, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Seller, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Bleich, Titonka (one child), Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Downs, Jerome, Lucille, Clarence, Irene, Romanna, and Barbara Eisenbarth, and a nephew of Mr. Rahm, John Prueshell. Mr. Rahm returned Friday from Mason City, where he had spent two weeks in a hospital under treatment for an ulcer on his right eye. Rahm is in good health. Mrs. •\'% ?»v i "i**'>«Byfe j*3aWs* i <rs<!i * f 4 ,' 'i>^l5t¥-3 f -^ *•?•* •** - - <• «&» r ; i^ ik\£n&i' SCHOOL DEBATING TEAMS CHOSEN IN CONTEST MONDAY Eleanor, Keen and Floreric.6 Dehnert were chosen Monday evening to represent Algona on the negative debating team In the state high school debating contest. The affirmative team consists of Margaret Hegarty and Ella Zumach. Philip Parsons and Janet Zerfass part In the contest Monday, week Wednesday the local debaters were entertained at Eagle Grove, accompanied by Mr. McDonald, local coach. Five debates took place, but no winners were chosen. Next week Saturday the Algona teams will debate against Ruthven and Emmetsburg In a triangular contest at Emmetsburg. took Last Mrs. John prize, and P. scores. At 10 o'clock lunch was served, and the rest of the evening was spent at dancing. Mrs. Hariy Wilson was chairman of the committee in charge of the party. Mr. andMrs. M. J:McCallwonaprize as the best waltzes. Thompson won a door Mrs. Lewis Wilson, Titonka, a prize for coming the longest distance. Five Hostesses Give Fwrty— Mesdames M. P. Weaver,M. Haggard, W. C. Dewel, T. P. Har, and D. H. - Goeders > enterr at the Algona hotel Tuesday nieht 'At 7 a three-course dinner WM- served at five long tables decorated with red candles ^d lowerfi^n heart-shaped containers. Other table accessories were in keeping with Valentine's day. The high bridge scores were won by Mrs H. £• Woodward, Whittemore, Mrs. L. G. Baker, Mrs. F. H. Seller, and Mrs_ E. A. Schemel. Mrs. D. P. Smith the consolation prize, and Mrs. Brechtblll the cut prize. Last. Catholic Party Given— The last of a series of five St. Cecelia parish parties was given at the academy Monday night, with Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Harig as chairmen of the committee in charge. More than 200 persons attended, and bridge and BOO were played at 35 tables, Mrs. Leona Bartholomew, and Vernon Kohlhaas winning the high bridge scores, Mr. and Mrs. George Kohl the 500 high scores. Tournament prizes were awarded to, Mrs. F. H. Seller and Chauncy Hookstra at bridge and Mrs. Julia Voight and C. A. Joynt at 500.' • Bridge Luncheon Given Monday— Mrs. W. E. Laird and Mrs. William Hawcott entertained 16 women at luncheon and bridge Monday at the former's home. Lunch was served at four tables centered with red roses. The high score was won by Mrs. M. L. Goslin. Mrs. Joe Greenberg won low, and Mrs. Joseph Kelly a travel prize. The same hostesses will entertain 16 more women at dinner at Mrs. Hawcott's tonight. At the Call Theatre . A Review ol the Recent Talkies by T. U, C. r RlCttARD G. NORTON son of Mr. and Mrs. M. G. Norton, goes the prize for the best review of Sooky. Nor Is It any reflection on his contribution that few entered the contest, because hl« write-up Is exceedingly clever; In fact, considered from every angle, Including the priceless quality of brevity, it Is a well-written, comprehensive review, giving a child's reaction and covering the ground thoroughly. Good boy, Richard. You and I like our westerns! Here's the review: "I went to the show .'Sooky' fueling say. This show was about two boys who were good friends, but It made me come home very sad. Sooky's mother died, and he went to live with Skippy. There are a few good wisecracks, but for me a western picture any day." P. C. Club Meets February 8— The Plum Creek Social and Literary club met at Violet Benschoter's last week Wednesday. A magazine article on Washington was read by Mrs. Lora Raney, a game was played, and refreshments were served. The next meeting will be at Emma McWhorter's next week Wednesday, and each member attending is to wear her favorite house dress or apron and take a paper-bag lunch. ___^_ • ' Party Honors Jennie Cooney— Mrs. W. A. Barry and Elizabeth Holtzbauer entertained Sunday night in honor at of supper Jennie Oldtlme Songs Are Sting— The Legion Auxiliary met Friday, and after a business meeting a. program of old-time songs was given by a double trio consisting of Mrs. W. A. Barry, Mrs. W. E. Lee, Mrs. D. R. Smith, Mrs. Zada Naudain, Leola Zelgler, and Mrs. H. L. Gilmore. The rest of the evening was spent at bridge, and refreshments were served toy Mrs. H. D. Clapsaddle's division. A birthday party is given every month for disabled boys in the Knoxville hospital whose birthdays fall in the month. February is allotted to this the eighth district, of which the Algona unit is a part, and the local unit sent cookies, a box of home-made candy, and money to help pay for gifts. Mrs. L. M. Merritt, president, and Mrs. T. L. Larson, secretary, go to Des Moines February 22 for a presidents' and secretaries' conference at the Savery hotel. Ma^Jtestad to Nevada. W. iff. Maakestad, Oskaloosa, Ma- •utslta. county, agent, haa resigned to *»cept the management of a Farm eau cooperative oil company at ada. For some years he, was 8Uth county agent. Williams Have Anniversary- Druggist and Mrs. A. H. Borchardt, Sheriff and Mrs. L. E. Hovey, Dr. M. J. Kenefick, Mr. and Mrs. John N. Kenefick, Mrs. C. B. Murtagh, .Catherine Wernert, and Phylida and Elva Sonnerholm spent last Thursday evening at Lakota, guests pf Dr. and Mrs. R. L. Williams, the occasion being their first wedding anniversary. Mrs. Williams, who was Vera Ogren, was chief nurse at the Algona hospital before her marriage. After an evening spent informally, refreshments were served, brought by the guests. Dr. and Mrs. Williams are now settled in a new home <bui)t last summer. Mrs. Williams' father designed the house. ' 1% B. is to Have All-Buy Meet— The Irvington township YTarm Bureau will meet at A. J. Keen's tomorrow for an all-day meeting, with the men serving dinner. Carl Hutchins will have charge of the kitchen, and Hal Skilling of the coffee making. E. B. McCorklo will be dining room chief. Each man is to take a covered-dish and sandwiches. The program follows: Instrumental music, the Eg^l- trio; summary of Irvington Wide-Awake Girls' club work for 1931. Roberta Skilling; vocal music,-Roy Keen and Ray McCorkle; address, Judge W. B. QUar- ton. The date is Mrs. A. J. Keen's birthday. ... 0. E. S. Party Draws Crowd— A second O. E. S. benefit party was held at the Temple Friday night, and bridge was played at 30 tables, Mrs. F. D. Mathes, 'Mrs. Jos. Greenbergr. Mr. Groenberg, and, Dr. F. E. Sawyer winning the high Cooney's birthday anniversary. The after-supper, hours were devoted to bridge, Christine AVernert and Mrs. James Cooney, Wesley, winning the high scores. Other guests were Tracie Holtzbauer, Mary Streit, Caroline Wernert. ' Royal Neighbors Club Entertains— The Royal Neighbors club entertained at a 5-table benefit bridge party Tuesday night at Mrs. John Laing's; Mrs. Samuel Smith and Velma Mansmith, assisting hostesses. Mrs. Walter Dale and Oscar Anderson won the high scores; Mrs. John Storm and Ralph Roder, low. Mrs. Anton Anderson won a travel prize. Woodman Purty Next Week— The Woodman will give a card party and old-time dance at their hall next week Wednesday evening. Hard times costumes are to be worn. Bridge and 500 will be played till 10 p. m., following which Lee Hiserodt and Mr. and Mrs. Perry Phillips will furnish music for the dance. The attendance of the public is invited. Candidates to be Installed— The Royal Neighbors will initiate candidates tonight. Mrs. Andrew Godfredson's division will serve refreshments. Other Society News Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Kent and Mr. and Mrs. M. G. Norton entertained 12 couples at the Kent home last Thursday night. At 7 o'clock a two- course dinner was served, after which there was bridge, the high bridge scores being won by Mrs. D. R. Steele and D. T. Nugent. Mr. and Mrs. G. W. ^Stlllman won a family prize. The Queen Zone club met for the first time Friday night with Geneva Scharlach. Helen Gillespie was elected president; Helaine Ostrum, secretary-treasurer. Other members are Eva Shackelford, Edith Roeder, and Arlene Granzow. Mr. and Mrs. W. P, French entertained 16 friends Sunday night. At 7 o'clock a two-course dinner was served. Bridge was the after-dinner diversion, and the high scores were won by Mrs. W. A. Lorenz and Melzar Falkenhainer. James, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugeno Kenefick, was seven years old Friday, and In honor of the occasion Mrs. Kenefick entertained five of his friends at games and supper between 4 o'clock and S. ' Mrs. K. D. James and Mrs. L. G. Baker entertained 16 women at a bridge luncheon last Thursday at the James home. The high scores were won by Mrs. A. L. Long and Mrs. D. D. Paxson. Mrs. J. S. Auner entertained her afternoon bridge club at three tables of contract bridge Friday night. Mrs. H. W. Pletch won the high score. After play, lunch was served. Mrs. P. p. sserfass entertained eight women at bridge U\st week Wednesday night. The high scores were won by Mrs. Walter Lorenz and Mrs. W. W. Sujliyan. A supper served by the.M$h<jdi<rt Aid Saturday evening was a success There were ISO patrons. [ F YOU ARE a regular reader of 'this column'and have formed the excellent habit of checking up your own judgment with that of this "unerring" critic, we shall have to disappoint you this week. We journeyed to the 'big city last week in quest of new spring coats and dresses, but while there took occasion to slip away to some of'the palaces of amusement, and a few of our observations might be of Interest. We looked first at movie offerings In the largest Chicago theaters, charging BOc to 75c admission, including a little organ music and a doubtful act of vaudeville. At The Chicago, we saw Tomorrow and Tomorrow with Ruth Chatterton and Paul Lukas, to be shown at the Call February 28-29. This was the only talkie we saw, and we saw only the last few reels, which led us to believe that it is the best Chatterton offering In a long time. At McVicker's,. Emma, with Marie Dressier, scheduled for the Call February 18-19, said by critics to be the best thing this talented character actress has done was seen, and at the United Artists, outstanding loop movie palace, we attended Mata Hari, shown here this, current week. And that's about the line-up. Time was when the latest movie releases were not shown in the local playhouse for weeks or months, but that was a long while ago. Now we get them hot off the griddle—fairly sizzling. And that Isn't all: there isn't a theater in Chicago offering sound comparable to that of the Call. The city movie nouses are huge, barnlike structures, originally built to seat vast audiences of silent-movie fans and entirely inadequate to throw voices into the auditorium with the gradations' of the human throat. [ N THE CURRENT Ziegfield Follies we saw the original brush- selling sketch, with Harry Richman, presented at the Call as a short subject a few weeks ago. This gave us the opportunity to compare the stage and the screen as mediums of entertainment and threw light on a current subject of controversy—will the talkies ever replace the legitimate? Our answer, after viewing the same thing both ways, is emphatically "No". There is something about seeing flesh and blood actors on the stage, an intimacy, which the silver screen can never catch. From an aesthetic standpoint, from the angle of beauty, the comparison is extremely odious. Under the soft,' seductive stage lighting, with Joseph Urban scenery, the brush-selling skit is a really clever -bit of satire, but on the screen it almost fails to register. The talkies are a , god-send to smaller communities, for they give an opportunity to see the newest and best pieces of dramatic art as well as the most talented actors and actresses. But to compare screen with stage Is futile. The one thing the movies do is reduce the number of patrons attending $3 and $4 shows, because at 40c and 50c eight or ten more performances may be attended. The real point is, would you rather see one Grand Hotel on the stage or ten Union Depots on the screen? We are inclined to cast our vote for the stage, with this reservation—that the movies are available here and the stage is not. Just what we would do in a city like Chicago, if we lived there, is a question. Grand Hotel, one of the season's most popular plays in both New York and Chicago, Is being made into a talkie at this moment, and we may have occasion to comment on it later, so for the present we will let it rest. distinguishing the Fren'ch from the Germans, Inexcusable In view of the wealth of material in Hollywood In much less" pretentious talkies. In a word, then, Mata Harl is a keen disappointment to Greta Garbo fans, not because she falls to show her genius but because so little opportunity te given her to 'bring out these qualities. The critics have made disparaging references to her rather sensuous dance in the open- Ing sequences. Looked at In the proper light, certainly In the light of actual history, this Is the keynote to her character: she was the embodiment of the modern vampire, or siren, just as Cleopatra and Salome were In ages long ago. It is just unfortunate that Mata Harl and Dishonored should have appeared within 'the space of a year, starring actresses who resemble each other as closely as Greta Garbo and Marlene Dietrich. Comparisons are odious, so the saying goes, and In this Instance the odium is attached to Mata Harl and Greta Garbo. • EX-HEBRON WOMAN WRITES FROM AMES Union Twp., Feb. 9—Mrs. Philip E. Damon, Ames, who used to live in Hebron township, writes friends here that Mr. Damon, who has been sick, Is much improved in, health. The son David waa graduated from Iowa State college last June, and he now holds a fellowship In zoology at the Michigan state college. His work is under the state conservation board and is a study of the game birds to determine what dam- FOR RENT—MODERN ROOMS..— Mrs. Daisy Cook, 220 West Call street. Ilp22 FOR SALE—2 NEW WESTING;house electric radios. One new Sraybar washer with dryer less than wholesale. — W. H. Godden, phone 293. • . 20u22 MANAGER WANTED for wholesale and retail stores. Experience unnecessary; $35 weekly to start. $360 cash deposit required on goods. 1 —Ask Advance. . 20p22 age they do to crops and how they travel. He is working far on pheasants for the most part. The work started among farmers .in a single township, but he now receives calls-from points,all over -the state. Rowena (the daughter, a. former Kossuth 4-H club girl, when Mrs, A. B. Schenck -was H. D. A.'.), was graduated from college last' spring too, and after taking machine accounting last summer she went to work for the Northwestern Bell Telephone company. She is in the accounting department at Des Moines and gets home every week. Charles, younger son, has two more years in high school. Mrs. Damon is chairman of the division of safety, Iowa Federation of Women's clubs. She says: "As I do, not like to sit around the house' and think how empty it is, I am working as hard as I can on this safety work. The' clubs can help a lot to make people realize that only safe drivers can make safe roads." W E THOROUGHLY ENJOY reviewing talkies like Mata Hari, because they are controversial. We promised readers a • comparison of Mata Harl and Dishonored^ a few weeks ago and here It is.. We deem it a most unfortunate circumstance that the producers have.seen fit to give the talented Greta Garbo a vehicle which, through no fault of hers, is Infinitely inferior in both cast and direction to that in which her nearest -rival (at least, Marlene Dietrich, by reason of her appearance and general characteristics, has been placed in this position) made her initial American appearance on •the screen. Mata Hari is an uninspired piece of military hokum, replete wth miscast actors and without even a glimmer of the genius of Von Sternberg, master director of Dishonored. 'The glamorous Greta shows plainly the lack of subtle direction. Her gowns are entirely out of keeping with her parti and her appearance in glittering, bespangled tights at an evening function when an appropriate gown would have sufficed is almost ridiculous. The closing moments arc in strange and cold contrast to the tragic sacrifice which Marlene makes in Dishonored. Lionel Barrymore, to us, is the one outstanding character as a Russian general. The rest are all badly miscast. The handsome Ramon Navarro seems far too youthful, and his role lacks depth, In pitiful contrast, again, to the masterful performance which Victor McLaglen turns in as the lover of Dietrich. Lewis Stone, as the German "power" behind the spy system, is grotesque with,his goatee an,d assumed Teuton mannerisms, and he fails completely to register. Even minor roles are in thoroughly incapable hands; also there is difficulty in 1 Other Union News. Mrs. Mary Hofius, Lone Rock, entertained the Busy Bee club Friday, with most of the members present, program: roll call, jokes; reading, Mrs. Hilda Gross. A social hour with a tray lunch followed adjournment. The club will hold an evening meeting February 19 with Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sarchett. BEN FARROW, LAKOTA, HITS MOVING TRAIN Lakota, Feb. '9—Mr. and Mrs. Ben Farrow had an automobile accident Saturday afternoon. They were driving across railroad tracks in the, north end of town at a point Where -box cars on a side track obstructed the view. Children were at play near by, and Mr. Farrow, who was watching-them to see that he did not run into them, at first did not see a train coming. On seeing It he set the brakes hard, which caused the car'to swing sideways, and hit the train. The car was badly damaged, but aside from a severe shakeup and a few bruises Mr. and Mrs, Farrow were not injured. The streets are Icy and sudden stops are dangerous. EUGENE NEVILLE TO OPEN DRY GOODS, CLOTHING STORE An erroneous announcement last week said that Jimmie Neville had rented the building next' west of the old Courier shop for another year and would run a shoe store there, in addition to the one at his new location in the old Shilts barber shop •building across the street. Instead •the unexplred lease on the old location has been taken over by Mr. Neville's son Eugene for a men's furnishings and women's ready-to- wear shop. Only part of the goods has been received, but the store is already open. Eugene's wife Is help- Ing him conduct the store. Sexton Mr. and Mrs. Fred Pooch spent Sunday with, the latter's uncle, Grant Henderson, Lu Verne, and found him sick with pneumonia. Orville Hedrick returned Sunday from Des Moines, where he had spent several days. Mr. and Mrs. Chester Smith parents of an -8H-lb. girl, born Friday morning. Chester Is a son of Mrs. Amy Smith. Mrs. Orren Johnson is caring for Mrs. Smith and the baby. Choir practice was- held Monday night at the church. This was the last practice before a sub-district contest to be held at Burt this week Wednesday evening. In the choir are Mr. and Mrs. Loyd Steven, Nell and Herman Wise, Neva Olsen, Edith Greenfield, Marie Harris, Leo Steven, Arthur Stuber, and the Rev. Mr, McNulty. Florence Hanaen, is pianist. Loyd Steven has rented a farm near Burt. The Henry 'Millers, Lu Verne, will move to the tarm vacated by the Stevens. Sylvester Oarman and Anna Bleich, Wesley newlyweds, gave a dance at the hall here Monday night. Sylvester formerly lived here. Tho Atd meets with Mrs. A. L. Greenfield Thursday, February 18. John Harris recently bought the Otto Neuman hovjse which, the Har- rtees h&ve, .occupied- m W e. than a year. •Bon Harris,'' Colfex/ JJJL, Ms atives at John, here and 'other 'rel- Want Ad. wood.—Call ftt Advance., 70, FEEDING HOO8 ,'JTohh' toahoney, ""' '. 2HF14. 9028 FOR RtBNT—-ROOMS. — Margaret Dumas, 122 S, Minnesota, 8p22*28 LET OUR TELEPHONE BE ,yolir clothes line. — Klrsch Laundry, phone 267. 10u20tf FOR RENT—HALF SECTION, farm % miles, north 6f Fenton.-^C. E. Helse, Algona. . 13U22 FOR SALE—COWS, HEIFERS, and bull calves. Registered. — F. v Mi Wolf, Wesley. llp22-28 FOR SALE — BUFF ORPINGTON roosters. — Mrs. Ben TerhuHe, phone 27F2, Algona. Ilu22 YELLOW DYNAMITE POPCORN, 10 pounds $1.00, delivered. — Carl Hutchins, phone 24F3. Ilu22 WHITE BLOSSOM SWEET clover seed for sale; also medium reel seed.—W. H. Orover, Burt. 14p22-26 LOST COIN PURSE TUESDAY noon in the postoffIce.r—Leave" at Advance and receive reward. 14u22 FOR SA'LE-rSAWpUST, . HARD wood' lumber,' wagon'tongues and eveners.—F. S. Thompson, Algeria. 14U22-24 SELL YOUR DANGEROUS unused tire mileage to Gambles. 1,000 to 7,000 miles allowed on new G & J*g. For a limited time only. 21-22 THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE Algona Cemetery association will be held at the secretary's office Saturday, February 1 13, at 4 p. m.—M. P. Weaver, Secretary. 24u22 LOST—NEAR POSTOFFICE Sunday night, Steerhide ladles' pock- etbbok- containing '' • drivers', license and "$15- in- • bills.' R'egard. — Mrs. Harry Rahn, Lone Rock. 19p22 AMBITIOUS, RELIABLE MAN wanted Immediately handle Watr kins Products in Algona. Customers established'. Excellent opportunity, steady employment, rapid advancement for right man. Write today.—J. R. Watkins Company, D-41, Winona, Minn. 29p21-24 REAL NORTHERN GROWN alfalfa and sweet clover, free from noxious weed seeds. New low prices. Shipped subject inspection, freight prepaid. Write, free samples, club discounts.—North Dakota Grimm Alfalfa Association, Fargo, N. D. 500 co-operating growers. 36-20-23 IMMEDIATE LOAN SERVICE ON money borrowed $300 or less. Repay in small monthly payments. Loan can be repaid anytime. Automobiles refinanced, payments reduced. Loans made on all forms ol security. Special loan plan for purchasing milch cows. Look for the sign "Inland", first door north Iowa State. Bank, phone 65, Algona. 61-18tf WANTED—SALESMAN with car to supply Consumers with 250 household necessities in Northwest Kossuth county. 'Only reliable men and hustlers can qualify. Thousands now earning $35 to $75 weekly. If satisfied with such earnings reply Immediately stating age, occupation references.—Rawleigh Co., Dept. IA-OD-BC, Freeport, 111.,' or see Chas. R. Miller, Algona, la. . 53p22-24 ANNOUNCEMENTS TO THE VOTERS OF KOSSUTH county: I hereby announce my candidacy for Republican nomination for sheriff of Kossuth county, subject to the will of the voters at the June primaries.—E. L. Harris. 32PA20-23 I HEREBY ANNOUNCE MY CAN- didacy for County Auditor of Kossuth county, subject to the will of the republican voters at the June primary. Your vote and support will be appreciated.—Harley E Bartlett. 32PAtf I AM A CANDIDATE IN THE June primaries for the republican nomination for supervisor In the First district, consisting of Whittemore Garfield, Cresco, Rlverdale, Irving, ton, Sherman, and Lu Verne townships.: T-' Hugh Raney, Irvingtop township. 83(2)2011 TO THE VOTERS OF KOSSUT.H county—The undersigned herebj announces his intention to seek the Republican nomination for the office of county treasurer, subject to the will of the voters as expressed al the primary election June 6, .1832.^H. N. Kruse. , 18u24 I WILL BE A CAHtolDATE in th« June primaries for the republican nomination for sheriff. I will \ be grateful for all votes cast for me.— W. H. Steward, Burt. 28p21-29 I HEREBY ANNOUNCE MY -candidacy for the democratic nonilnr ation for clerk of court. Your supr port will be appreciated,—E. J. McEvoy. 20u22- Another step ahead— RCA VICTOR Automobile Radio Holecek Radio & Music Shop Old Time Dance —AND Card Party w. w. A,. H»H Wednesday 17, 1»88 , at 10 p. m. free. . , Tickets' SOq, per «pjjp|£., Times K-.&,*;;" WAVE QuM'eg'uiar $10,26 fiugeiie (Spiral) __„ J3ur,jregular $10.00 Realistic (CJroquignole) $ 75(( Our regular $10,00 Superctirline (Croqulgnole).^^ , Jfust for the month -of February. Special ] 0te prifce on permanent waves. The usual expert servw given by Mrs. Dailey, ce phone your appointment without further delay MARIBOLO BMUTY AND CDSMETIC WP[ OVER BLOOM'S STORE vp/ PHONE- yETTrTfi- -iTTf' Rite-Wat/ Grocery SPECIALS Friday and Saturday wMayftower Cocoa, .2 Ibs: —»c tpt. Queen Olive* 88c Toilet Paper, 1 roll _- 6c ,,l,lbs. boll beef — 86c. .3 Ibs. hamburger _________26c Swansdown Cake Flour _.80c Cornmeal • 1 pt. Mustard jj, i 1 pt.. Peanut Butter j| 2 Ibs. beef Roast g, I 2 Ibs. Sainage i • WATCH OUB WINDOWS FOB OTHER SPECIALS Tonngr home-bnt«hered meats at remionable prices, fresh fish,, . ' R—Prof its Small R—Business Great * That's the way we operate. ' v CATHRIN M. GREEN .PHONE 245 -,.; ;: WE DELIVER I FOR YOUR ,,„.,. ; - , -,.- . VAIEH1E . SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14th Remember "HER" oh VALENTINE DAY • • • ~ . ' —with— , • : . „•: .;' .'. FLOWERS FOR AS LITTLE AS $1.00 , Lovely plants and cut flowers may be obtained at] our greenhouses. Gorgeous plants and cut flowers, attractively packaged at reasonable prices make the most acceptable Valentines. .' Algona Greenhouses PHONE S05 WE DELIVER 5 € &1O ?SEA$ONABI * SUGGESTIONS Sauer Kraut ENCORE Macaroni N $ Spaghetti Spaghetti Tomato Soup Red Beans Pink Salmon .T C H°^ Cheese Beans Prune*, med. tjze, 4 Ibi. 2Sc Bananaf,hard,yellow4lb^ 23c Head Uttuce, tolid 2forl9c Applet, Extra fancy Jonathans 6

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