Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on August 18, 1932 · Page 2
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PAGE TWO FENTON WOMAN DIES; ILL FOR SEVERALYEARS tFenton, Aug. 16 — Mrs. William flentz, who died Sunday, August 7, at her home northeast of town, was nearly CO. She had for years suffered with an ailment from which she gradually became worse, and on July 11 she submitted to an operation from which she did not recover. Her maiden name wns Anna Meyer, eecond among eight children born to Fred and Christine Meyer. Her birthday was October 13, 1S7-I, in Lotts Creek township. On May 26, 1893, she was married to Mr. Jentz, and they went to housekeeping on a (farm near Fenton which has been the family home ever since. Four sons were born: Walter, Frederick, George, and William, all near Fenton. Her aged mother, three brothers, Henry, William, and Martin, of Lotte Creek, nnd one sister, Mrs. Oustav Krause, Fenton, with seven grandchildren, also survive. Furieral iservices were held last week Tuesday at the local St. John's Lutheran church, the Rev. R. W. Kabelitz officiating, and interment was made in the Lutheran cemetery north of town. The Henry Dehnharts, Jef- Jereon, and Clarence Jentz, Guthrie Center, were out of town attendants. STATE FAIR CLOWN Mrs. G. AV. »wel Is Hostess- Mrs. G. W. Newel was hostess at . an afternoon party last 'Week Tuesday in honor of her daughter Mary "Georgia's second birthday anniversary. Attending were: Mrs. Dorothy Gerhardt, children Georgia and Jackie, Mrs. C. G. Humphrey, children, Sdney Bruce and Kuth Ellen, Mrs. E. A. Weisbrod and Mary Alice Gibbons, Mrs. AVilbert Huldorf, children Mary and James, Mrs. George Boettcher, son Don, Mrs. H. E. Reimers, Mrs. H. C. Lindsey, and Lola Lindsey. Couple Heads for Texas— The Marcus Lindseys went to Ledyard Saturday to visit Mrs. Lindsey's mother, Mrs. Jesse O'Keefe, till Monday, when they went on to Des Moines to visit Mr. Lindsey's sister, Mrs. Charles Giles, and a cousin, Walter Warner. Thence they leave for Corpus Christi, Tex., where Mrs. Lindsey's parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Longsford, reside. Mr. Lindsey is a barber and hopes to be able to obtain work there. Attend Reunion of Soldiers— The Harry Filers, Council Bluffs, Mary Jamieson, Emmetsburg, Mrs. Hattie Weisbrod, the J. F. and F. P. Newels, the L. J. Weisbrods, and Lester and Shelby Weisbrod attended an annual picnic of Spanish- American war veterans of the 52nd Iowa Infantry at Harriman park, near Hampton, Sunday, Eight hundred persons attended. Sewing Club to Bnrt— The Afternoon Sewing club journeyed to Burt last week Wednesday afternoon for a surprise party honoring a former member, Mrs. W. W, Boettcher> Des Moines, Special: Iowa State Fair visitors this summer will witness the antics of the world's most famous clown policeman, Shorty Flemm, known in every country on the globe where American circuses have traveled, and star of numerous hippodromes in New York's Madison Square Garden. Flemm, in his famous police make-up, will be a headliner with the "World On Parade", huge night show at the fair here from August 26 through September 2, and will also star In the afternoon hippodrome shows GROUP AT SEXTON SPENDSSUNDAYAT C, L, STATE PARK Sexton, Aug. 16 — 'Sixteen young folks had a picnic at the state park at Clear Lake Sunday. After dinner they were at Bayside for a few hours, had a dip at the park. Attending were Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Huff, Mr. and (Mrs. Stanley Gardner, Mr. and Mrs. Loyd 'Steven, Neva and Arthur Olsen, Leo Steven, Nell and Herman Wise, Arthur 'Stuber, Ruth and Richard Miller, and Edith Greenfield. 'Lou Kutschara. formerly Sexton, is assistant custodian at the park. WESLEYANS TO GO TO SEXTON CHURCH MEET Wesley, Aug. 16 — The fourth quarterly conference for Wesley and Sexton will be held at the Sexton Methodist church next week Thursday evening. Members of the church board and all church members may attend. The Bible Study class meets at the church Tuesday evening, and Rev. 6 and 7 will be studied. Members of the Aid and other interested women will .meet at the church this week Tuesday afternoon to clean. Church Tarty Well Attended- Two hundred persons attended the first party given in the basement of •St. Joseph church Sunday evening. There were 45 tables of bridge and "500." Julius Kunz and Junior won first and second "high" in bridge. Mrs. Helen Johnson won "low." In "500" 'Chas. Uhlenhake won first, Mrs. Lon .Gouge, second, and Paul Garman, "low." Old Friend Visits Wesleyans— R. J. Huschka, who knew the Nathan Studers at Springfield, 'Mo., in 1S06, came Saturday morning from Springfield to see the Studers. He was accompanied by his sons Francis and Henry, and his brother Robert. The party left for Minneapolis Sunday evening to visit E. J. Huschka's daughter, Werstel. Mrs. Barney Surprise Party for Jfcwlywcds— Members of the Congregational Young People's society surprised Mr. and Mrs. Carl Pearson at Ringsted last week Wednesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Pearson were recently married at the Upper Flat church. Games and singing occupied the evening, served. and refreshments were Departing Girls Are Honored- Young people of the Congregational church gave a party for Linnea and Ruth Seaberg at the 'Silas Skew's Friday evening. The girls, who have spent the summer with their uncle, aunt, and grandmother, started Sunday for Elrod, S. D., their home. Xeiv But.termakcr Is Elected — At a meeting of the creamery board last week, Paul Engen, helper, was elected buttermaker to succeed Viggo Kiilsholm. The Kiils- holms will leave early in September, and will eventually return to Denmark. Methodist Pastor at Burt Takes Vacation •Hurt, Aug. 16— The Cliftons are at the Methodist camp grounds, Oko; bojle for a couple of weeks. They were accompanied by local flpworth Leaguers, including Myron Chipman, Kenneth, Joe, and Lois Graham, Maybelle Gray, Glenn, Nelda, and Ellen Volentine, Marion Bernhard, and Melv'ln Nelson. Mrs. Gordon Frcnclt Honored — Mrs. W. T. Peters entertained at two tables of bridge Thursday afternoon in honor of Mrs. Gordon French, Philadelphia. Mrs. L. A. Boettcher won high score, and Mrs. C. W. Patterson won second high. Two <o Enter Coe College—' Dean Clapsaddle and George Graham went to Cedar Rapids last week Wednesday. The boys expect to enter Coe college this fall and went down to make arrangements. Algronlan's Birthday Celebrated— The J. G. Sewicks, J. D. Grahams, Harvey Graham, F. O. and O. G. Stows, and George Grays attended a .picnic at Algona 'Sunday in honor of J. T. Graham's birthday. Girl Has Appendicitis Operation— Florence, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Stow, was operated on for appendicitis last Thursday at Newton, where she was visiting at a brother and sister'e. Hlclimanns Visit In Minnesota— The Rev. -L. Richnmnns and Mrs. Richmann's mother, who had been visiting here, left last Thursday for a week with relatives at Wheaton, Minn. W. T. Kennedy Loses Brother— W. T. Kennedy recently received word of the death of his only -brother, R. A. Kennedy, at Houston, Tex., August 5. The Staleys are Mrs. Reynolds' par-, ents. The Frank Davisons, Sioux Rapids, . visited several days last week at W. J. Davison's. 'Frank 16 superintendent qf the Sioux Rapids school. Dr. and Mrs. R. H. Thompson drove to Waverly Sunday to 'visit Mrs. Thompson's' mother, and Mrs. Thompson remained for a Week. Mrs. C. J. Dutton, Omaha, visited from last week; Wednesday to Monday with her sister, Mrs.,' Louisa Thompson. The G. L. Freeds, Grldley, 111., arrived Saturday to visit at the M. E. Polhemus home. He owns a farm near Burt'. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Steven r and Marguerite' Elliot attended an Ep- wor-th League picnic at Clear Lake Sunday. The L. V. McWhorters spent from Thursday to Saturday ,at Rapidari, Minn., and fished with fair success. The M. M. Chipmans returned last Thursday from several days at ilear Lake and Garner. The J. G. McDonalds and J. T. Heanys attended an evening ball game at Corwith Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. . Kenneth Strayer are parents of a daughter, born last week Wednesday. Robt. Jacobs, Guernsey, came last week Wednesday to visit his aunt, Mrs. F. L. 'Pratt. The 6. G. Stows, Wadena, Minn., came last Thursday to visit Mr. Stow's parents. The Fortnightly club meets this week Wednesday at Mrs. R. S. John's. Mrs. -Fred Lavrenz is ill in bed with an attack of ,Malta fever. .The J. O. Isenbergers recently purchased a new Ford V-8. Former Bank Cashier Here— The Wellington Drewelows, of )maha, visited at John Amesbury's *" Other Fenton News. The C. O. Baileys, Rock Rapids, •came Saturday to visit the Frank Baileys and W. V. Yagers. Sunday the Yagers accompanied them to Algona to visit the George Yagers. Mrs. Bailey and her daughter LaVonne remained there for a longer visit, and Clarence Yager, who had spent the past few days with his grandparents, came home with his parents. Lola Lindsey left last week "Wednesday for Glidden to visit her sister, Mrs. H. E. Stedman. She was accompanied by her nephew, Henry Edgar Stedman, who had visited his . grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Lindsey. Miss Lindsey will visit friends at Perry and Shelby before returning to her work at Iowa City; The William Gronaus returned to Chicago last week Tuesday, after a short visit with the former's sister, Mrs. Theodore Mueller. They were accompanied by Mrs. William Gronau Sr. and her daughter Margaret, who had visited here two weeks. Lola Lindsey left laet week Wednesday for Glidden to visit her sister, Mrs. Theodore Mueller. They were accompanied by Mrs. William Gronau Sr. and her daughter Margaret, who had visited here two weeks. •Mrs. Kate Newel came from Hartley last week Tuesday to attend the funeral of Mrs. William Jentz. She was accompanied by her grandson, Franklin Newel, and they spent the rest of the week here. C. H. Humphrey, who has been seriously ill for some time at the home of his eon, C. C. Humphrey, "was moved to his home on the farm Jast week. Mrs. Minnie Dreyer is caring for him. Dr. and Mrs. J. T. Waite were callers at O. G. Peppard's at Fairmont Sunday. Mr. Peppard is subject to attacks caused by high blood pressure and was too sick to see Visitors. W. E. Stoeber, daughter Gladys, Hazel Weisbrod, and the Raymond Stoebers attended a banquet given by the Hall hardware company at Estherville Friday evening. The Clyde Brooks family, Iowa Falls, spent last Thursday and Friday with Mrs. Brooks' parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Light, and her sister, Mrs. Melvin Mansager. The Methodist Aid meets this week Friday at the church; hostesses, Mesdames Frank McFalJ, Menz, George BpettPher, M, B, Bur-wash, Opal Meyer, Green-field, came last \veek Wednesday to visit her brother, Dr. S. W. Meyer. She went to Algona Sunday to help at Julius Peterson's. Mrs. Arthur Voight returned Monday from a hospital at Algona, where she was taking medical treatment. She is greatly improved. Editor and Mrs. Herbert Weaver Ellsworth, and their son Paul visited the John Espes and Mrs. Frances LakJn Sunday. Stanley and Arlo Munch came home last Thursday from their uncle George Munch's at Triboji beach, the Okobojis. The Rev. J. T. Snyders went to Lake City last Thursday to visit Mrs. Snyder's parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Loss. A 7-lb. girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Mansager Saturday night, named Dolores Faith. Dr. S. W. Meyer helped Doctor Andrews, Algona, with a surgical operation Monday. A. Kirschbanm Somewhat Better— Mrs. August 'Kirschbaum got home last Thursday from Chicago, where she had been since the Friday before with Mr. Kirschbaum, who is a patient in a government hospital. He is a little improved. Three Visiting 1 In lUlnois— Ruth Miller, Ruth Hulse, and Philip Thornton left Monday for Evanston, 111., and Chicago for a week with former college friends. Mr. Thornton is manager of a shoe store at Sioux City. Wesley Boy Visits Parents — Harry, son of the Robert Welters, vho has been in California six ears or more, is here on a. visit vith his parents. Church Meetliif,* Tonight— The fourth quarterly conference will be held this week Thursday at the Sexton church. Other Sexton News. .Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Harris and ittle son came Saturday night from Sioux City, where they had been visiting Mrs. Harris's parents, for a :ew days with Mrs. Harris's parents, Mr. .and Mrs. John Harris. They live at Evanston, 111., where Mr. Harris is music instructor in a college. Todd and Chester Rickard visited their sister, Mrs. Roy Ollom, Thursday on their way to North Dakota to work in the harvest fields. They go to Dakota every fall. The 'Aid was entertained last Thursday by Mrs. Monroe Hieter south of Wesley, former member here. Mrs. Jorgen Skow conducted Bible Study. There were 21 in attendance. Mr. and Mrs. Nick Murkin, Madison. Wis., and Fred Thornton, of Wedgewen, Wis.. spent last week with Mrs. Amy Smith. Mr. Thornton is her uncle and Mrs. Murkin a cousin. The W. C. Taylors went to Humeston Friday for a visit till Monday with Mr. Taylor's parents. They also visited Mrs. Taylor's father near Des Moines. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Steven, Algona. and their daughter, Mrs. Clevenger, Boone, spent Sunday with another daughter, Mrs. Charles Aman. rom Friday to Sunday. ormer Wesleyans. They are Merchant's Family Goes Visiting— Mrs. Chas. Kraus, with Dorothy and Charles Jr. started last Thursday for Omaha to visit a sister of Mrs. Kraus. Holy Day Observed Monday— Special services were held at St. Joseph church Monday to observe :he Assumption of the Blessed Vir;in. . Itetlred Merchant's Wife ni— •Mrs. Ben 'Felt, who has been confined to her home by illness, is now- improving, and hopes to be up in a day or two. Other Wesley News. Mrs. Ella Benton, Malvern, Lorig Island, N. Y., is a guest of the Ben Hopkins. With the Frank Caslers Britt, the party drove Sunday to Austin, Minn., to visit Mrs. Minnie Elwell, recently widowed, who is a sister of Mrs. Casler and Ben Hopkins. Mrs. 'Ella Benton, formerly of Wesley, now lives with her daughter Sidney and the latter's husband Paul Krier. Malvern is a suburb of New York City. The Nathan 'Studers accompanied their daughter, Mrs. Bertha Ritsch- meier, Iowa Falls, home for a 'visit Mr. and Mrs. Julius Studer and the latter's father drove down for a short visit and brought the elder Studers home last week Monday. Mrs. Oscar Erickson, Elmhurst 111., and her children Forest and Evelyn came last Thursday after noon to visit Miss A, McPherson til September • 1. Mrs. Erickson and her eon will return, but Evelyn wil remain to attend school. Anna Johnson, who teaches a Boone, returned last week, having spent a month or two camping will friends at a lake near Alexandria Minn. She will visit her sisters here two weeks before returning Boone. Benny Wagner, Corwith, who i known here as a grandson of th Ben Felts, was taken ill Friday and was rushed to Mercy hospital, Mason City. He !e reported recovering from an operation 'Saturday morning. Guests at "Grandma" Kunz's are her nephew, Ed Peterlie, his wife, their two children, and Mrs. Peter- lie's sister, all of Watertown, Wis. John F. Kunz, Madison, came with them, to visit his uncle Julius. Mrs. Anna Kunz entertained Mrs. Ella Benton and Mr. and Mrs. Ben Hopkins at dinner Saturday evening. The party enjoyed a feast fit for a King, and. the evening was spent In vlsitinff. Mrs. Theo. J. White, Huron, S. D., visited Friday to this week Tuesday with her mother, Mrs. Lucy Fox, and brother, Frank Fox. Mrs. White was formerly Beulah Fox. John F. Kunz, Madison, Wis., is elating, he was married to Johanna { here visiting relatives. John F., his Burt Family Goes Touring— The I. W. Hansens left last week Tuesday for two weeks in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan. Schools Will Open Early— The Burt schools will open Monday, August 29. The teachers will be the same as last year's. Other Burt News. The Lloyd Elstons drove to Mankato Sunday to meet the daughter Eleanor and Mr. Elston's mother, who had been visiting at Minneapolis. The Rev. U. M. Elston, Gris- old, Mr. Elston's father, arrived Sunday evening, and he and Mrs. listen are spending a few days ere. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. 'Spradling, of iparta, Wis., and Mrs. Spradling's mother, Mrs. Church, Fox Lake, Vis., spent the week-end at H. W. Trainer's. The 'Spradlinge took back vith them their son Joseph, who •pent a number of weeks with his ister, Mrs. Trainer. The J. P. Stows returned last veek Wednesday from Newton, vhere they had spent a few days vith their son and daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Byron Zimmerman, Goshen, Ind., met them at Newton. Mrs. immerman is a daughter of the Stows. The Henry Philps family, Wesley, spent last week at Lloyd Steven's. Mrs. Philips and Mrs. Steven are sisters. This week they are with another sister, Mrs. Archie Burger. Archie left the same day for two weeks at McLean, 111. F. E. Rubey left -last • Thursday ,vith his brother, W. G. Rubey, Shenandoah, and his daughter and son-in-law, the Quentin Careys, of Ames, for Monticello, Minn., where they visited another of Mr. Rubey's brothers. Mrs. F. L. Pratt and her daughters Marlida and Zelpha Rae returned (Friday from Ellsworth, 1881 SETTLER IN LOTTS CREEK DIES August Boettcher, Lotts Creek past SS%, died of the infirmities of age last week Tuesday, following a laet sickness of only a week. The Rev. K. Fiene, pastor, conducted family funeral services at the home and public services at the Lotts Creek Lutheran church Friday, and burial was made in the Lotts Creek Cemetery, Mr, Boettcher was born January 10, 1844, in Pommerania, Germany. He was 30 .when he came to America in 1S74. He Jived seven years in Illinois, and then came to the Lotte Creek neighborhood, where he joined the church the same year, or in 1881. He lived in Fenton township all the rest of his life. In May, 1882, Pastor Mauss offi- where they visited Mrs. Pratt's mother, -Mrs. Bertha Duckmanton who came with them for a visit here. Mrs. Lillian Moring, Freeport 111., arrived Friday to visit her aunt, Mrs. H. G. A. Sewick. The Elbert Sewicks, Rock Valley, were weekend guests at the Sewick home. Mrs. W. H. Vogel and son Willis and Darrel Riddle went to Bonilla S. D,, laet week Tuesday to visit Mrs. Vogel's mother and other relatives. They returned 'Sunday. Mrs. A. H. Nafus, Nashua, visited from last week Tuesday to Friday at B. O. Chipman's. Mr. Chipman and daughter Vera took her back as far as Mason City Friday. The L. H. Schencks and J. K. Hanseng visited at Archie Hansen's, Ottosen, Sunday, and Pearl Hansen came here with them for a week with Maxine 'Schenck. 'Sivert Gunderson, 8t. James, Minn., and his children visited Sunday at the N. I. Morness home. He is a brother-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. Morness. The H. L. Reynolds returned to their home at St. Paul, Minn., Friday after visiting at E. H. Staley's. St. Benedict Vergil Sanford, former mathematics teacher at Charter Oak, and his friend, a Mr. Palmer, visited .enore Arndorfer Friday. From there they drove t<5 Charter Oak. -The Ben Capesius family drove to Ackley Saturday to spend the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hanig. .•Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Cink, Jacob Fehr, and Lillian left Saturday, morning for Johnsburg, Minn., to visit a few days at Led Emanuel's. They returned Tuesday. The A. J. Fehrs spent Sunday af- :ernoon at West Bend at the Grotto. Estella and Ellen Slmion, of Al- ?ona, spent Sunday afternoon with :heir-mother, Mrs. Mary Simon. Jacob Ludwig, Bernard Arndorfer, and two frjends drove to Lake Okoboji Monday for a day's outing. Mrs. Rose Arndorfer and family ind A. J. Fehr spent Indian day at Titonka. 'Several others went up for part of the day. The George Arndorfer family and Mrs. A. B. Venteicher spent Sunday afternoon . at Bancroft visiting friends. The Wm. Weiner family spent Sunday at Fort Dodge at -Leo Reaser's. Mrs. Weiner and Mrs. Reaser are sisters. The Albert Garmanns, of Blue Earth, accompanied by Alfreida Arndorfer, sister of Mrs. Garmann, spent Sunday with relatives here. Alfreida remained at home after a two months vacation. Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Carroll and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Emil F. Arndorfer and their little daughter Thersa Ann also visited the Arndorfer home Sunday. Christine Eisenbarth .entertained Marie Arndorfer.and Frances Kellner Sunday. Adelheid Eisenbarth, of Algona. also spent Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Isadore Eis-, enbarth. Monday the feast of Assumption was observed at the local church with two masses. Christine Eisenbarth, employed at Algona, had a two week's vacation, returning to her work Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Eischeid and daughter left laet week for Saxson, N. D., to visit relatives. •Fidelis Arndorfer, of Algona, spent Sunday and Monday with Lucille Eisenbarth. Matt and Frank Ludwig, Mary Kuhn, Ama Busta, Mrs. Albert Lud wig, of Spillville, were guests at G. G. Studer and George Ludwig's over the week-end. The Rev. Fr. Adams of Houghton, and Mike Adams, of Harper, visited the G. G. Studer and Ludwig homes Jast Wednesday. A family reunion was held at the G. G. Studer home 'Sunday celebrating Mrs, Studer's 91st birthday. The Bruxers and Mrs. Marso returned Monday after a week's visit with relatives here. FOUR HEW MEMBERS JOIN LOTTS CREEK E V, LUTHERAN AID Lotts Creek, Aug. IG^-The Luiher- an Aid met with Mrs.i Win. , Fiier- stenau last Thursday, Mrs. fimll Laa.bs assisting. New membere Are ' Potratz, Mrs. J6hn Mrs. Martin 'Meyer, . Mrs.' Albert G&itzenauer, . and Mrs. John Seegebarth Sr. Visitor* were the Rev. Mr. Kabelitz's •wife, Mrs. Fred Dau, Mrs, John Ruhnke, and Grandma iMeyer, 'Fenian, and' Mrs. Hugo Faulstich. The next meeting will be' with Mrs. John Kohlwes. .•••.' Hurt In Fall from Horse- Robert Wetzel, wftb, with his father, Ed Wetzel, and sisters Wynona-and Dorothy, Minneapolis, visited the 'Richard Potratzes last week, fell off a horse Wednesday .and suffered a torn ligament in one arm. Mr. Wetzel is a brother of Mrs. Potratz. .'.""' Surprise Honors George Wlnkcl— A large number of relatives and friends gathered at William Lauck's a few nights ago to surprise George Winkel in honor of his birthday. Other Lotts Creek. <• Mr .and Mrs. John .Schmidt, accompanied by Mrs. Paul Schmidt,.of Petersburg, N. D., arrived last week Wednesday to visit relatives and attend the fune'ral of the latter's father, August Boettcher. Earl Lorenz and Rudolph Tietz of Algona, camped and fiehed at Iowa Lake from Friday till Sunday, and Mrs. Lorenz helped at the Tietz hamburger shop at Algona during their absence. The Richard Potratzes drove to Fort Dodge last week Wednesday to visit Mrs. Potratz's sister, Mrs. Arthur Geilenfeldt, who had been operated on at the Lutheran hospital there. Fred Meyer, Clarence Zumach, Tony Schmidt, and Ernest Tietz drove to North Dakota one day laet week to work during the threshing season, there. The Tony Wardenburgs and Herman Wardenburg, Wllliamsburg, came last week Wednesday to visit till Thursday at the John Kohlwes home. The Frank Hermans 'came from Westbate Friday to visit the Richard and Albert Potratzes before returning to their home in North Dakota. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Potratz entertained the Alebrt Behnkes, • Mr. and Mrs. D. Cordes, and the Frank Hermans at supper Sunday evening. Hilda and Elma Potratz, employed at Fort Dodge, are with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Potratz, for a vacation. Harold Smith has had his tonsils removed at Algona. W ., or c » BASKET .ASHLANU.PHOPRIETOR t "QUALITY AT A PRICE" Specials tor August 17 to 20 Inclusive Watermelons, Muscatlne, supply limited _ Camay Toilet Soap, 2 bars-for — *. —._*, .^__ i ., Catsup, , ' large bottle, each Sani Flush, brush free with 2 cans, each FKEE—A head of cabbage with orde.r. Ask us for It—we might forget Broom,-a very good value> each—_^_~-. 1 -__. Bran Flakes, 3 packages . — Kellogg's Whole-Wheat Flakes, 3 pkgs. _;__ Cheese, 1-2 Ib. , package, all-kinds' ___" Mayonaise, , pints—— . Sugar, 10 Ibs. cane' •__ —, CASH PAID FOR EGGS 33c 10c 19c Grocery 33c 25c 15c 25c 45c For Clean Cotton Rags-5c TWO UNION TWP, STUDENTS GET HIGH 6RADE AWARDS Union Twp., Aug. 16—Alden M. Reid and Kenneth Sarchett,' eighth grade graduates this year, have each received a 4-inch corn-colored felt "I" to be sewed on a sweater. These honor insignias were awarded by the state department of education for the first time to every eighth grade graduate who received an average of 90 or above in county uniform examinations. Alden, who attended the Dist. 'No. 5 school, had an average of 94.3, while Kenneth, of Dist. No. 1, made 92.5. According :o County Supt. Shirley 227 pupils n the county successfully passed ihe examinations this year, and 77 "I's" were -awarded in Kossuth. Falls; Breaks Hip. Supervisor F. J. Balgeman's mother-in-law, Mrs. Kunde. 76, who lives with him and his wife, fell a week ago Saturday evening and suffered a fracture of one of her hips Behnke, and they celebrated their golden wedding last spring. The widow survives, with five sons and two daughters out of ten children born: Henry, Alden, Minn.; Herman, Algona; Robert, William, and Fred, Fenton township; Mrs. Martha Geilenfeld, near Algona; and Mrs. Mathilda Schmidt, Petersburg, N. D. There are 18 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. A sister, Mrs. Wilhelmina Preuss lives at B-raceviUe, 111. He also left a half- 'brother, Herman Luedtke, Fenton, and two half-sistere, Mrs. Roaallna Krause, Fenton, and ^rg. Ida Behnke, Lotte Creek. uncle's namesake, is a son of Mrs. Ruth Kunz and her late husband, Edward. Mrs. Homer Anderson, Algona, came after "Grandma" Turgeson laet Thursday. Mrs. Turgeson visited Algona friends till Sunday evening. The Harry Braleys drove to Bm- mons, Minn., Sunday, and brought back Ethel, who had been visiting her auntg there. The Ansel Ash family, Bluffton, is visiting his brother ! and sister, Lester and Mrs. Geo. Benner. TWfe John Gerd.es family, Corydon, ie visiting, his brother, Ihno Gerdes. Facts • The original and genuine Miller Creek Coal is produced by the Consolidation Coal Company It is sold under the trade name Grenadier It is the only eastern coal treated with col" which eliminates dust and soot. Sold exclusively by ANDERSON GRAIN & COAL CO, i>hone Notice! It has been brought to my attention that a rumor is being circulated to the effect that I have a "silent partner" in my business firm, the Pratt Electric Company, successor to the Beamer Electric Company. There is absolutely no truth to this rumor. I am the sole owner, both of the stock and fixtures and also the good will or business standing of the business. This fact can easily be verified by anyone interested by examining the. statement of ownership oh file with the county recorder. Every concern operating under a "company" or firm name must file such a statement to comply with the law, and this statement shows that I am the sole owner of the business and stock and fixtures of the Pratt Electric Company. Dennis Pratt Ihis fall we will sel i gpoflstonaard merchandise for less than it has !i a ? ef0re<Wedeftl o^ "Ith standard wholesale es do « , 7 I*? 681 " neS * hey have ' We ke <* our Overhead expens- tion t« iTt I 1 ? ? t0 take * b!g mark u *' 80 * e are rea »y in P° si ion to hand out bargains. The new Fall dresses for women are com. >vll dies at il aies at the W « nder how we c » n 8e « De ° f fa " and wlutw prices in years. • »« We and l9 ' School Days ~ " Plumb Full "* ° ttt towel,, a full line of *e v s , M ii you this fan! r * yoi » »»««»» toilet wticles, ' ' you 0| *"

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