Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on April 21, 1932 · Page 7
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, April 21, 1932
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BETEStlKB time to ow atore the features.. and biographies . Editor. Klnmp, FIcW Reporter. KOSSUTtt COUNTY ADVANCE. ALQONA. IQWA Farm Burean News. Seven leaders met at the Grant township chairman's Friday to spelling bee at Algona April 30. He Is a sixth grader. Martin Gregeson, who formerly V»M filiation leaders Florence Brlggs, j . , *- •••'i -•* •-e>'-*3"ji, wuu luj in«riy posteis and prepare a demon- j farmed northeast of Wesley, is now Ile8 ding radio, p ^ New lySlt^ortd-teiegratti. audio slang, colorful ex- pSioris used by broad- for Achievement day. The j on the north Plum Creek township attending were Mesdames j farm where Ted Trunnell operated Kelly, L. Mlno, W. o. for a couple of,years. Alfred Zlelske; Wylnm John Gettman, formerly In Union township, later, Payne, 4-H leader; Mrs. Jos. Miiyne, Mrs. Col- terming with a brother, engaged in the oil business at Burt, Is now with Successful publlclty chairman; nnd well. ^is^su^ssj- havl - -««-of S^iu^ou 11 ,'!, 116t or f l! zntlon George Fotl1 - wh ° torm * r » fa ™- ^.^Lnl" 1 '°°1 ''!. C .? "" Cl . t ^ 4;H|«1 northwest of Bancroft, is now lo- 0, g. Stations by call let- lleirf!. North American by call letters. fylocyde Index of U. S. |<gtatlons, Index of other stations. j Identification of Stations |by chain systems. ^Principal short wave sta- club program H. D. A. Pictures In memory were studied. •Much Interest was aroused was .studied with thecated Just east of Bancroft the picture farm that has not been operated by a roflklent tenant for several years. ___ ,„, .. . . , in a: He has some good-looking sows in name for the club. After an exclt-1 the lot. ing vote the ballots revealed a tie Aaron Hanz, near Lakota, was suggested by Muriel I carrying his right arm in a sling _ for names the last week Tuesday. He said he had cranked a motor the day before, and the kickback had cracked a bone. He was milking his cows with only one hand. Payne, Grant Gritty Go-Getters, and Helen Brlggs, Grant Peppy Workers. It was decided to break tie by drawing straws, and the suiting name Is Grant Peppy Workers. Wall plaque-prizes were awarded both the girls. _ _ Officers elected are: Helen Briggs,] Wednesday the men"were'"about'''to At the Coder Bros, miles east of Lakota farm last four week Uions of the world presdent; Marjorle Bargar, vice j finish changing a fence along high- president; Muriel Payne, secretary- way No. 9. This highway Is to be treasurer; Pearl Carver, reporter; paved this season, and the fence on the north side was being moved j'lj g. Stations by states ij,«d cities. ^Sixteen hints on "How to Llmprove Your Radio Re- feception." IECEK RADIO | and Music Shop . i«8Il Algona _^__^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^i^ii^^^fi^gt^m ONEY ;OR TAXES iui worthy pnrpose, yon can eecore $300 OR LESS, irUBHITUBE, LIVESTOCK or AUTOMOBILE small uniform payment! See •HAM & LACY Loeil Representative for FEDERAL FINANCE CO. Beg Molnei Zola Christie, historian. Other girls attending were Ardis Anderson, back. •Doris Brlggs, Mary Ellen and Doris The McDonald, Mary Evelyn Colwell, Leila and Wllma Spelcher, and Dorothy Colwell. A second Grant community meet- Ing Is planned for early In May, iwhen a special feature will be moving pictures sponsored by the Farm Bureau. A ' ; Rlverdale 4-H club boys and girls who recently organized for the development of an orchestra met at C. R. Schoby's last Thursday even- Ing.. Mrs. Morris Schock and Paul Leaverton are helping with orches- Ira practice. Six 4-H girls rehearsed a play, and there was community singing. Twenty-two persons attended, and the following persons took part'in the music: Karl Karels, Walter Halerud, William Boldridge, Vernon Christie, Henry Karels, Elizabeth Leners, Ivy Patterson, Ilda Patterson, Annette Karels, Frank Schoby, Agnes Karels, Virginia Schoby, Kathryn Schoby and Albertha Boldridge. Others present were: Mrs. Vern Barker, girls' 4-H leader; N. Leners, Muriel Body, Mrs. William Boldridge, Mrs. Schock, Mr. Leaverton, and Mr. and Mrs. "Sehoby. The Rlverdale 4-H'rs monthly plan a community program early in May, the proceeds to be used to send a 4-H club delegate to a state convention In June. Bancroft Farmers' Union, which now has a membership of ten, was to meet Tuesday at Mr. and Mrs. Robert Elchenberger's, north of •Bancroft. At a. recent meeting Milo Reno, one of the head men of .the national Farmers' Union, was a speaker. Mrs. Clifford C. Freeark, three miles south and a mile west of La- At Clyde Shlpler's, five miles south and two miles we«t\of Lakota, we found him starting to seed oats. He remarked he 1 could start field Work early because he has a lot of high ground; yet he had tried disking with a tractor In one field that afternoon and had found the ground still too wet, and as we drove In he was about to try another field. Mr. Shlpler has a big farm, and It will keep him busy. He has lived on this farm six years. The R. A. Nelsons, who up to nine years ago operated the Nelson farm, east of Bancroft where Anton Kardoes had of late farmed, are back there, and R. A.'s mother, Mrs. H. P. Nelson, who owns the place, lives with theni. The Nelsons had been farming In Emmet county. Mrs. Nelson has owned her farm 30 years. Mrs. R. A, Nelson Is a sister of the 'Peterson brothers a little way north on the old Charles Peterson farm.=.Mr. and Mrs. Neleon have nine children, including twins, a boy and a girl, five other boys, and 'two other girls. They expect to repair j and build up the farm. Ora Peterson, of Ledyard, Is new man on the Ray McWhorter farm, In south Portland, and with his wife and two sons, one and two, Is occupying part of the west tenant house. Mrs. Peterson Is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. I. F. Bennett,' who formerly farmed at Fenton. The iRon- netts now live a. little way south on the Albright farm. The other family in the tenant house Is the Harvey D. Grahams, Algona, who also work for Mr. McWhorter. The Grahams have three girls. Mrs. Graham Is a daughter of. August Henning, Portland township, and Harvey a son of the J. T. Grahams, south of Algona. Last week Wednesday we called on W. C. Olthoff, two milee east.and a mile north of Lakota and found him getting his ground ready for seeding. He complained, however, that the soil was wet and sticky. Mr. Olthoff told of earlier days back to the time when he bought his farm. Most of it was covered with water in season, and there were many Sexton Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Steven left for Pontiac, 111., last week Tuesday to attend the funeral of Mrs. Steven's aunt, Mrs. Frank Sword. Mrs. Steven's sister, Mrs. Loyd Muckey, Algona, nnd the latter's .husband accompanied -them. Harvey's father, James Steven, took care of the farm. Alberta Grosenbach and her pupils had a wiener roast Friday even- Ing at the Grosenbach home. Mrs. G. B. Wise was a week-end guest of her daughter, Mrs. Ed Hammond, near Swea Oity. The W. C. Taylors drove to Gil- 1 more City Sunday to visit the John- I sons, former neighbors. I The 'Lawrence Johnsons, near] Renxvlck, were Sunday visitors at Fred 'Nehring's. Mary Harms, telephone operator at Algona, is spending a two weeks vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Harris. The Clem Cunninghams, Lena Warmbler, Lu Verne, and Mrs. A. L. Greenfield and her daughter Edith spent Monday afternoon at Mason City. Mrs. Henry Glave, Brltt, . spent Tuesday with ,her daughter, Mrs. Fred Nell ring. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey 'Steven spent Sunday afternoon with the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Wer- mersen, Algona, and Mrs. William Camp, Wlnterset, sister of Mrs. Steven, was also there. Carl Neuman left Friday for Shell Rock, after a week with his brother Otto. Carl apent the winter In Missouri. A group of Cqrwith young people held a party at the Sexton hall Friday night. GOOD HOPE WOMAN HURT IN FA LION CELLAR STAIRS Good Hope, Apr. 19—Mrs. William Treptow had a fall last week Tuesday which, though It resulted In no boken bones, was serious enough to demand attention of a physician. She was on an errand to the cellar, and, assuming that she had reached the bottom of the stairs, she stepped off; 'but there was still a step, and the result was that she fell violently Ligaments of a foot and the ankle were so torn that It will take some time for them t'o heal. Mrs. Morgan, Mr. Treptow's sister, Is there. Incidentally a household hint which once came to the writer's attention Is ilmely: paint a white patch at the bottom of your cellar .stairs. LEDYARD METHODISTS HOSTS TO DISTRICT BROTHERHOOD •Ledyard, Apr. 9—The Ledyard Methodists played host at an Algona district botherhood meeting Monday night. The Aid, at 7 o'clock, served supper, the menu for which was roast pork, potatoes, gravy, cinnamon apples, cabbage salad, rolls, apple pie, and coffee. Following this, the high school orchestra played, a men's chorus furnished several numbers, and Geo. W. Godfrey, Algona, gave a talk. Cleaned-Pressed- Ck Renal red A Elk Cleaners, and Tailor* PkOM W UALITY PRINTING PAQB SOME CHOICE GUERNSEY HEIFERS will be offered for sale at th« 1'UBJJC SALE ' to be held at the L. D. Hodgson farm 3 blocks south of Burt Savings Bank, Burt, la., on , ,/Tuesday, April 26, 1932 REAL LEGHORN CHICKS When you buy your Leghorn chicks from the Wellen- dorfs and they grow like weeds, it becomes a pleasure to care for them. They are the kind you want. Try us on custom hatching. No sticky chicks. Simplex Stoves WELLENDORF HATCHERY ALGONA For Clean Cotton Rags-Sc Ib. [A'freatraent which heals varicose broken or swollen veins, blue lit! and other leg troubles—with- t operations, Injectlpns , nor/ en- rest—Is available 1 -right > here |"your own home town. -You can f It TODAY on the responsibility I, a druggist whom you kno\v and rot. Without any risk whatever. p,other words, Emerald" Oil," used ling to directions, will give «"Witt, sure relief, or E, W. LUB' will gladly refund your money. ou need deposit only 85c with him the purchase price to get Imme"') relief. Money back If you are olnted. >yt Dandruff I MMflft diMOlVM* HlA nMAHM OFF1E Mrs. K. E. iBerggren was hostess to a group of Harrison township women at an all-day training school last week Tuesday. Household tex- itlles and block printing were stud- led, Muriel Body, H. D. A., in charge. Each woman cut a block print from linoleum for decoration of something in her home. Township community organization and program planning were ateo studied. There was a covered-dish lunch at noon, and Mrs. Berggren served lunch^late . in the afternoon. In attendance were Mesdames Jessie Long, Nettle Peterson, Bert Larson, O. 'C: Peterson, R. E. Ridge, Ole Kramsdale, William ; Brock, Jerome Burt, Arvld Peterson, Marvin Real-' son, and John Haglund. A community meeting was held In Hebron township Friday night at the Center' schoolhouse, and 75 persons paw a play, Sewing for the Heathen, sponsored by the women The cast Included Boettcher, G. Berg, George Smith, George Vrooman, Donald Lyone, Earl Haas, and R. Elchorn, and Miss Vera Nelson. The cast also sang While We're Going Through the Depression, and appro,- prlate costumes added comedy. Weed eradication and pure seed problems •were discussed by County Agent Morrison, and the woman's project work and community program- building by the H. D. A., Murie Body, Boys' and girls' 4-H tilu work was also discussed. Cake anc coffee were served and there was. a the pro- kota, was makinp cookies f6r a Royal Neighbors banquet at Lakota last week Monday, and she gave us a sample.* Such courtesies make life worth living for a newspaper gentleman of the road. Roscoe Mawdsley, north of Algona, started to the fields to. make ready to seed small grain April 8. He was the first we happened to see in this county, though seeding was already well under way' in the southern -part of our territory, covered a week earlier. Jos. King, brother-in-law of John Dacken, is farming the land in southern Portland township -where Merwln Hauenstein operated for a couple of-years. Mrs. King and Mrs. Dacken are sisters. The Kinge, who came from Emmetsburg, have a girl of three and a boy of ten months. At A. W. Altizer's, Lakota, Saturday, Mrs. Altizer was getting about on crutches, the result of an accident a month ago In which she suffered a broken ankle. Her daughter, Mrs. George Beavlng, of Buffalo Center, had been caring for her. Miis. Altizer said her husband was section foreman on the Rock Island and worked five days a week. R. A. Blelch has moved from Burt to his 240-acre farm east of Union ilough. He had for several years perated the farm on a stock-share osis with H. R. Bussle, but will now perate It himself. A daughter Lulla is at home and a son, William will be graduated as electrical nglneer from Ames next year. The Bleicht* had been off their farm' line years, Menno'Fels, on a farm just east if. iBancroft where .OJIyer-,.3M[a lad lived for several years! project leaders. Mesflames Emll movtr your DRUG g«|t-acqualnted hour after Incubator Installed „ week at the 'Hamilton Leghorn Farm and Hatchery, Bancroft we had a chance to Inspect a all-electric, 52,000-egg Incubator, and We were even Inside It. The ma chine has cork walls four to six inches thick, and (t could be oper ated In a room with zero temper ature. ^The ventilation, moisture and temperature controls are work ed out for maximum evenness and convenience of operation. The ma chine Is the last word In new incu bators, and Is in line with the Ham Jlton policy of having everything o the best. • '" . . T,he old Jamesway incubatoi Which likewise is one of the bes machines, was divided Into two In cubatore of 6,000 and 10.000 capacity respectively, and it now forms par Burt am Hamilton les pf the equipment of the Wpflen branches of the hatchery, The- new incubator requires space, and accordingly there is now room ID the incubator basement to storage batteries of 6,000 ca These batteries P™vid( to hold, feed, and wet* Chicks,. The Hamiltons now take of 16,000 chicks a week and are booked well ab.sad on orders for all but * •°The Hamlltons have 1,600 pullet on.range and in the brooder houses pacity. . Most of the broUeiw had been sold rnTtbVfeVwere™to be sold las week, Thursday. These average wew.tw mw ' e eigut weeks . end of the business tpe Hamllt,ons Hamilton chick mash aSd there la a grow); *** demand (e now pelnj JsfiGllttt,te& is, a £<W St W 1 is lewlywed from Tltonka. His wife is a daughter of'Mr. and Mrs. George tfeyer, who are among the most jrogreselve farmers east of Titbhka. Jr. Fels' parents also farm east of 'itonka, having, moved here from he Kanawha neighborhood a few •ears ago. The Henry Geerdes family, four miles south and a mile east of T^a- tota, moved to that neighborhood rom Everly this spring. They had ived near Everly 13 years. There are three children: Harold, 1.4; Flalph, 10; Darlene, one. Mr. Geerdes has the Ralph Geerdee farm. Mrs. Geerdes remarked that her name was not changed when she was married, for Ralph is her father. When we called at Jos. Arndor- fer'e, northwest of Algona, last week Monday he was back at work, after having done time In a hospital following a wood-saw accident in which he suffered a wounded leg. Joe was fortunate to have a big son, Sylvester, to look after the farm while Dad was enjoying the f comforts of the hospital. The leg Is a bit stiff yet but will In time be as good as ever. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Shlpler have gone to housekeeping on the eld Colllcott farm in Portland township, and are operating 320 acres. Mrs. Shlpler. who was Eva Stewart, is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Stewart a little way north. Earl, who has successfully' farmed for himself for some time, is a hard worker Mrs. Stewart will continue to teach the school a half mile east till the term is out. We called on B. J. Doane, fiye miles south and two miles west of Lakota one day last week. The Doanes are new people in that neighborhood, having moved theie from near Shenandoah, where Henry Field hangs out. Speaking t>f a big pond near the barn, Mr. Doane said there was none of that in southwestern Iowa. He was glad to see the moisture, for It was mighty muskrat houses in .the sloughs. He and his boys made more money then from trapping than' from farming. Mr.. Olthoff has flved alone rrtcgt of •the tinie 1 since his-wife dtedv three years ago; but a woman named Bertha Leeper : was'coming from Corwith Sunday to-keep house'for: him. 'Lawrence Menke, farming 50-50 on a stock-share lease with Doctor Devlne on the latter's farm, north of Bancroft, had 104 pigs saved from the first sows to farrow when we called ten days ago. There were four more sows to farrow. The pigs all came within five days, and were the.n ten days old. Lawrence was caring for 27 head of cattle, of which three or four cows were being milked. } He is a son of John Menke, hard-headed farmer north of Bancroft, and a brother of Al Menke, orchestra leader. -Mi's. Menke Is a daughter of John Schumacher, fanner and contractor, west of the town. The young folks have made, a good start at farming since their marriage a couple of years ago. This Is their third year on the Devine farm. Edw. Droessler, who farms 320 acres just at the edge of Bancroft on the east Is a candidate for the republican .nomination for supervisor In', Ramsey, German, Portland, Buffalo, Wesley, and Prairie townships. He has had long experience In various farm organizations as a director, and IB township trustee. Mr. Droessler had 85 acres of oats and 25 acres barley sown and ready to drag Saturday. He had expected to. put In sugar, beets, as usual, but the beet company decided not to contract at Bancroft this year, and none of the usual 200 or so acres is being planted 'there. '• 'Mr.'fDroessler; who usually had 35 to 40 acres of beets, kept his beet laborers over the •winter, but nbw-has ho worte for theni. One .hundred and forty acres of corn will be planted. ''Mr. Droessler has three big sons to help him; he says one of them stands 5 feet 18 inches. WESLEY VS, TITONKA OPENS EAST KOSSUTH TOURNAMENT Wesley, Apr. 19— The Wesley H, fa. ball boys played ' Vernon township Friday and won, 6-2, This week-end a tournament for the east half of the county will be held at Tltonka, and ' Wesley vplays the,' first \ game against Titonka at 9 a. m. Saturday. The local -school board has purchased new uniforms for the which they will > wear itor the boye, .first at the tournament. The uniforms consist of baseball pants, with orange and black sweat shirts. The next hpme game wlU 'be against Burt next week Tuesday. last dry last week Monday ttaTwe looked like a German, and we had to. tell him that he, WM a ffJETS-^S,^ north of Algona, and he look,, even more like a Deutscher than we do. And anyone ^o wants to spring a h on us wU) fiw* tnal talk the language. Monday, when we caU- edtrthe'ciarenee Edwards farm, north and a mile east of taken ttolr «• Way tars found that th# „, _„.-.. . BUT GOOD CHICKS CHEAP -from a real breeding farm, the largest and best equipped in Northern Iowa. 15,000 day qld and 5,000 2 weeks old chicks every week. All breeds. Special on Buff MinorcajB, 16.50 per 100. Turkey poults, ducklings, We hatch geese, duck, and turkey eggs in our Jamesway incubator at, Burt.-^-Ham- llton, Hatchery, Bancroft, Iowa, SEED CORN Plant the porn that outyielded all others. 'Carllslea Kosquth improved, Golden Pent or Reliance 90 day Golden King. Germ, extra good, 91.9& to $1.50 bughel. Write for circular. A. C. Carli.le FJNB CWFV FAB* mile east of Whlttemore. 32-34 MIMEOGRAPHING Pkf-' For 40 Yea L&kotfe Lk ^l! l «^H t TiMBJt ^BBf * H*£ J •J **Ji &^j* KM*T?^"-sii. .' 'ffcNMfftjifc £$&Sbu

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