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M Algaitt ttjfaf I* W^m jSJPS«»» tow*, litfoh V/-- • ;^\T i ™V7 "I-- w ^r <•,] ,ht*v < 3lgatm Hipper Dee; jHoitte* 9 North Dodge Street J. W. HAGGARD & R. B. WALUBR, Publishers Entered as Second Class Matter at the Postofflce at Algona, Iowa, under act of Congress 6f March 3,' 1879 Issued Weekly NATIONAL EDITORIAL. SSOCATIN Second Place, General Excellence, Iowa Press, 1940 First Place Award Wln- rier, 1933, Iowa's Most Outstanding Weekly, Judged by State University of Iowa SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN KOSSUTH CO.: One Year, in advance $1.50 Upper Des Moines and Kossuth County Advance In combination, per year $2.50 SUBSCRIPTION RATES OUTSIDE KOSSUTH One Year, in advance $2.50 Upper Des Moines and Kossuth County Advance in combination, per year $4.00 ADVERTISING RATES Display Advertising, per Inch 38c Want Ads, payable in advance, word 2c "For we have learned that liberty, freedom and democracy are not inherited. We know that a country cannot fight to win them once and stop. We learned the hard way that liberty and freedom and democracy are prizes awarded only to those people who fight to win them and then fight eternally to hold them." —Sergeant Alvin York, 1918 Hell Too Good for Hitler We are not sure or anything in these troublous days when it is hard to tell what will happen next. The war may be drawn out for years and the world end in choas and anarchy. But there certainly is one thing sure, and that is the place Hitler will be given in history if LTiere are any records Teft after the holocaust. It is hard fc> see how even the Germans could accord *him any place other than that of the most brutal red-handed murderer that th-2 world has known. The most brutal thing that he and his co-murderer Mussolini has done is the confiscation of all grain and foodstuffs in Greece, leaving the people ba starve by thousand- 1 *. It is said that between 150,000 and 200,000 Greeks have perished as a result of German and Italian occupation, by execution, massacre, starvation and mal-nutrition Unless a way is found to feed Greece, half the population of seven million will die. The Germans have stripped the country of seed wheat and left the Greeks without even bread, which is a major food with them. In Athens alione deaths from starvation and the cold averages 1,500 daily. In one orpanhanage 300 out of 317 children died after the appeal to the authorities for food was disregarded. In Norway this winter many of the poor people froze to death after Hitler had even taken their bed blan-kets for his soldiers. For some years we .had discarded the idea that there is a hell, but it certainly would seem that there should be something worse than hell was ever pictured where this monster could spend a long eternity. Be Patriotic—Drive Slowly The motor car drivers who have been burn- ins up the roads at from fifty to seventy-five miles an hour, now have a chance tio show their patriotism and at the same time save their own neck. President Roosevelt last week sent an appeal to all of the state to cooperate in reducing the speed limit on all cars to not over forty miles per hour for the purpose of conserving "rubber. It is known to all that fast driving wastes rubber a.nd that tires run many more miles when driven at lower rates of speed. Also high speed is the cause of most fatal accidents. Governor George Wilson of Iowa has issued a proclamation calling upon all drivers to observe a "careful and prudent speed," not to exceed forty miles per hour for the duration of the war. It is understood that naad patrolmen will stop motorists going faster than forty and warn them to slow down or else. It is thought few people will br found not willing to comply with the lowur speed regulation. It gives us all a chance to .show our patriotism. A Worthy Son of His Father Sons of prominent men have in many case.s been given preferment in the new draft army, and sometimes a commission has been given them whether they were qualified or otherwise. The three sans of President Roosevelt are all members of the armed forces of the country and have been commissioned, some say without regard to their qualifications. Be that as it may, we note with pride that young Francis Warren Pershing, son of General John J. Pershing, who commanded the United States forces in France during the first World War, has asked ma favors on account of tho illustrious name of his father, but has joined up •with the army as a buck private. The old general should, and doubtless is very proud of hi.3 only son. The young man is only 23 years of ago and has had no military training and proposes that any rank he may obtain shall be gained strictly through merit. Yioung Pershing leaves <i young wife who will go to the home of her parents in New York City, for the duration of the war. Ships and Planes Preferred to Money Humboldt Republican: The soldiers in the PWippines received a radio that congress was considering a bill to raise their wages and make more plans far the carp of their dependamts. They radioed back that they would rather that the money be spent for more airplanes and ships, and that some of them would get to the Philippines shortly. Opinions of Other Editors Mrs. Gillette Tells It* V. Kalfcenbom Eagle Grove Eagle: Mrs 4 Gillette, wife of Iowa's senior senator, deflated "Expert" Kaltenborn's ego, nicely and neatly. This alleged expert apparently went" through Iowa on a night plane, observed no blackouts, returned to Washington' and told the world that Iowa did not know a war was on. You do not get an accurate count iof a state's heart beats by spending a few hours in the state capital, or In other big cities, or even in the county seat towns. You have to lock at the complete record to get the pi4se count, as Mrs. Gillette frankly told Mr. Kaltenborn 1 . She cited our high percentage of voluntary enlistments In the army and navy, our casualty lists, our 'over-the-top Red Cross drives, our bond and stamp buying, which, compare favorably wltih any other state. Kaltenborn should read Quentln Reynolds' story in last week's Collier's. Reynolds relates that after he had spent two weeks in Russia he knew all about the Soviets, but after he had been there two months and traveled around a lot, he did not know anything about the Russians. To get the real lowdown on Iowa, visit the smaller communities. Stay away from the cities and county seat tawns. The real, sound serious thinking and doing is by the common people who do not talk politics and the war, 24 hours la day. But they do know the score and they are reliable. * * * Ickcs Goes Off Half-Cock Eagle Grove Eagle: Garrulous Harold Ii.kes had the country in a dither last week with another threat to ration gas and oil. He went off half-cocked on the proposition a few months ago and had to backtrack. And last week he threatened to make the same mistake again and decided first to consult the petnoleum industry, a real sign of sanity. He should have done that first. Anyway he found that there was a surplus of gas and oil, especially in the middle west, and that the rationing tires and stoppage of new car sales had so greatly decreased consumption that the present surplus was becoming a burden. If the government needs the oil to help win the war, the people will-intern their cars for the duration without complaint. But the use of the car and truck has become an essential feature of carrying on business. And business must be maintained as far as possible if people are to live, if the government is to continue collecting taxes in order to have the money necessary to carry on. Arty unnecessary curtailment is silly—and Ickes is sdlly. The country knew that before we got into the war. * « » • No Time for Bickering Mason City Globe-Gazette: American industry and labor can in this war but not by jockeying for private advantage. It can do it by putting peacetime ways of thinking out of the window, and by setting every machine in our unmatched production plant thundering at top speed day and night. The time is shorter than we had thought. Continued axis victories in the Far East and in' 'our coastal waters are steadily reducing the margin. We shall not have 1942 as an unhampered period in which to get ready ot win the war in 1943 or 1944. We have got to begin winning this war within a space of a few months—before summer is over. And (here is no time left to wait for Washington to sift a policy thtfough the sieve of politics and make everybody happy before the all-out effort starts. We've got to start now from where we now. are, and dig in with all we've got. .If we do not, Washington policies won't matter much. Our policies will be made in Tokio or Berlin, and the relative status of trade unions and private enterprise will matter less than a pin. There won't be any trade unions nor private enterprise in a land of slaves. (Let's take our eyes off of Washington, and turn them "home to the instant need of things." Let Washington catch up if or when 1 it can. In the meantime we shall be giving the American soldier, sailor and airman everything he needs to crush the enemy.. Do it now—and talk about it later when the job's done. * * * Money for War Estherville News: The war effort during the next fiscal year will cost the American people not less than 56 billion dollars, and budget estimates usually are low, even in time of peace.. This means an all- out financial effort to keep the war going. It is unfair, therefore, to ask the American people to pay for any functions of government that are not necessary at this time. It is as reasonable for the taxpayers to demand that as it is for the government to ask l;he taxpayers for their billions. Washington already has announced that many agencies and functions have been abandoned, but there are still more that ought to get the axe. It will do no« r to waive the matter of whether some of the frills were justified in peace time; it's certain we don't require them now. The American people accept the statement thut this is an alU-out war which cannot be won with half-hearted effort. The government itself has given the best reason for government going all-out for war. There is' room in the armed forces, private industry or the defense plants for everyone who wants to work. For the government to spend hundreds of millions where they aren't required during the war emergency is to contradict the statement that individuals must make super sacrifice. Early paring of the non-defense budget to the minimum is a necessary part of the supreme war effort. » » * Frugal Folks Care for Shiftless Clear Lake Reporter: There are 754 people in Cernc. Gordo county receiving old age assistance, besides 15 blind people who also receive assistance. Old age assistance is comparatively a new policy, but those really deserving, It is most commendable. However, peoplp today, many to say the least, fail to think of the dark days that may come later, and now spend freely and floolishly, for the unessential things of life, enjoying life to the full each day, with no thought or care for the tomorrow. The hard working people of thrift and frugality will thus be forced to care for these careless, undifferent, thriftless class who live up every cent they make from clay to day. * * * High Land Prices Marshalltown Times-Republican: Already wise men see land prices rising. Now is the time to buy they think, but God help us if we should ever have another land boom and $400 prices. Land could get back to its pre-world war price of $200 and still be a sound investment. Whenever your land goes above that price, sell! * • * Draft the Shirkers (Humboldt Republican: The bill to set aside the forty hour week for the duration of the war was killed in the Washington House of Representatives. Before the war the French labor unions also objected to working more than forty hours a week. Now they work fifty-three and for one-third what they drew under their own government. Why not draft all men who refuse to work more than forty hours a week? These are war times! Bombers Coming Fast From Plane Factories Notwithstanding the many strikes and stoppages of wiork in the airplane factories, it seems that planes are now coming out faster than crews for them can be trained. Frank R. Kent, who is one of the most bitter critics of the administration and who finds fault with most of the war efforts, thinks as many people do that this world war will be decided in the air. Kent is on a visit to the •west I'oast and has personally inspected a number of the big plane factories. He is very emphatic in his approval of the air effort He says that they are making bombers bigger, better and faster, than they can be made in Japan and Germany., He says for the first time they coming off the moving assembly line in the way automobiles used to come, Although not so fast. Kent says that "heretofore, it has been impossible to achieve mass production of these incredibly complicated and appallingly intricate weapons of war, with their 160,000 separate parts, ej:clusive of bolts, nuts and rive ts, of which there are 600,000. Nevertheless, it is being •done. In the Consolidated plant, starting lasf Saturday they are owning; off the moving assembly line as tbe infinitely simpler automobile came be- for<j it? production stopped. They are coming off $8 VMS 8» flUt th*t the totals are tremendously cheering. The pace these plants have struck now is the most heartening thing in all the country. It lifts the spirit. It is a sustaining antidote to bad news. It creates confidence, inspires admiration and respect. "The most stimulating, iof course, is that while what they have done and are doing is literally a manufacturing miracle, these plants really have just got going. If unhampered by fcators beyond their control; if unchecked by government red tape and incompetence; if not delayed by labor, politicians and their allies within the administration, the production of these bombers _ and fighting planes will increase month by montli until what seemed the fantastic program announced by the president last January is not only equalled but surpassed. "In such a forecast ag this, there, of course, is always an 'if. In this case the *il' has nothing to do with the management of labor. There i» no apprehension about anything connected with the plant or the workers. The relations between niftiiageoient and men axe cordial and cooperative., There U no apprehension about sabotage or enemy attack, against both of which the precautions seem adequate and ample." RAVIHGS by RE£S£ A Llttlt df Thi» - A Little of Th»t -Net Much And 1 hereby challenge Alfred Meyers, Dr. Ruake, Dr. s Mueller, Blner 'Fauerby, E. C. Welsbrod, Melvln Mansager, Chas. Newel and E. J. Frank, all of Fenton, tp meet me at the bowling alleys In Algona any time, night 6r day, for a match and I can beat all or any of 'em idlyldually or collectively, If I have to roll 320 bo dp It, and what do they mean going clear to Emmetsburg to bowl when we got one of those bowling alleys in my own and their own county? But I won't be responsible for the overshoes lof any pne of them so better make it summer When they can come barefooted, and that's that. E. C. Welsbrod was over from Fentpn Saturday and I saw him leaning against the Silver Gray cafe and he said he wasn't hungry but he wasn't holding up the building either and Fuzzy said maybe he should, get) some leaning material to hold the front up so E. C. wouldn't have to do it ami I am a better leaner-again- ster than E. C. any time though we're both pretty good at it. And here's a puzzler—two Danes —brothers—and lone is Otto Knudsen and the other is Nels Beck and Otto says he can sing Og Katten Efter Rotten Sprang but It ain't his fault that Nels never had time to write "Knudsen" and that waq why his name was just Nels Beck. And here's two Danes who confuse Come to find out Win. St. Clair is also.a connoisseur of pipes and has two of 'em 'and one of 'em decorates his desk in the FSA office and he uses a deodorant to keep it Spelling not,' too strong and Homer Hush, also of the FSA office, said he had a pipe once and knows how stout a pipe can get and all of this fuss about connoisseur- ing pipes is the bunk because on account lof the strength of a pipe doesn't mean a thing except for the loud noise it makes smelling and he says his pipe never got strong enough to lug in a bucket of coal for the cook stove. And now I'm all confused because en account of maybe a strong, pipe don't make any more smoke 'n a weak pipe. And Clias. Ostwinkle bought a new pipe and is having the old one reamed out because on account of he just had to fix it so Eddie Shackelford could get into the office to sweep it out, so to speak, Over at Wesley once every year the amateurs get together and play on instruments and sing and speak pieces and this year on Thursday, April 9th, the. amateur contest at Wesley is going to'be good because on account of I'm gioing to enter the contest with my fiddle and maybe I'll win a prize and Mrs. Lester Lease .has asked me would I bring my -fiddle and fiddle for the kids and I said I would and it'll be fiddling that's fiddling by a fiddler who can fiddle on a fiddle that's a fiddle and it's going to be worth the price of admission just to hear me do my stuff and the rest of the program yiuu can consider didn't cost you anything and my fiddle's ptot four strings and I fiddle on all four of 'em, maybe not so hot but I get a squeak out of 'em awful easy. The Wesley folks are getting the band out and expect to lead me up the main drag in a parade Thursday evening, April 9. Remember the date because on account of it's a historic one for me and my fiddle and Wesley and Kossuth. Bicycling In all of Its many forms is gaining in popularity in Algona and it's got everybody agog that has enough money to buy a bicycle and which is the reason I ain't riding one and (Mrs. Den Smith MADAME DElORE ADVISES Station 117, <^ ONE QUESTION FREE . Jim MM, ttiita, tilth dab ind luTlnlUili toll ill! ta uud l« IUWNI. MMtlto lUi Ml* Should ton unit an- I iwerimortpritiaHb/ I k, mail direct J 5 for $1.00 •vegas, Nevada Mrs. J. K. B.: Will any of my sons ever see any actual service? — Yes, they will both be in service. * * » G. T.: Will I have ot go in training? — Yes, you will within the ne*t five or six months. » * » Mrs. B. S.: Where will my husband work when he is able? — -For more detailed information I would be glad bo help you if you will send in five questions privately. * * « E. M. L.: What are the initials of my future husband? —A. A. M. * * * L. F.: Do you suppose I will ever get any money — Eventually you will get some money from your Texas oil land but it may not be until 1946 or 1947. * * * " \. Y. Z.: Do you see a seconi marriage for me? — Yes, it is very close .at ham because there is a man interestei in yiou at the present time. I wil be glad to help you with this proo lem if you will send in five ques tions privately. E. R. A. S.: Will we sell our farm? — Yes, you will have two or three food opportunities within the nex four months to sell your farm, with or without equipment. Just as you wish. * * » X. Y. Z.: When will I marry? T-Ylou will marry in the summe of 1944, but you have not mef your future husband. » » * X. X.: When will I go steady with a boy? —Around the first of June you will have a steady boy friend. * * • E. G. S.: WiU we move »w*y from 'And Mrs. Hi White And Miss Jean Kinsey and Mrs* Merle Pratt have joined the bicycle club's auxiliary and they don't park their bicycles promiscuously on the side walk and Merle Pratt parked his bike,on the sidewalk and he learted it agalnsl a building and that's against the law because on account of it's hard on a building to have wheels leaning against It all the time and So when he came out to bike blithely oh his way here was a tag, a city tag, signed by Officer Art Moulds, suggesting that Merle call at headquarters and explain his carelessness and Merle talked the mayor out of a fine and after this leans his bike aganist a lamp ptst and I repeat, bicycling Is taking the burg by storm, so to speak. —o— I was one of three hundred who had >a swell feed at the Chamber of Commerce banquet the other night and I sat with all the rest of the city's best in the gym and the Mrs. was with me and my shins are still bruised where she kicked 'em every time I didn't ,use the right eating tool or gulped my coffee with a spoon In it and Duane Dewel took a picture of the crowd and he stood at the end of the hall jo's my picture is the bald spot in the back of my head but outside of that the evening was a success and all the silverware was marked with a "G" so I couldn't very well take any of it home and I didn't know whether it belonged to i Gamble Store, Fred Geigel, H. L. Gllmore, Bill Giossi, Andy Godfredson, Graham Stores, Greenberg's or the General hospital and we dould use sllveV at our house but the "G" stood out like a million dollars and then the crowd started to sing and I found there was a lot of folks in Algona who can't sing worth a hoot. And there was Dr. Sfehaap at one end lof the room and Jim Woodmansee at the other end of the room and they directed the singing very nicely and got what little music they could out of that crowd but I think the boys ought to'have a little practice so they could wave their arms in the air more sycliron- izingly or get together spirit so folks wouldri't think they were waving so futilely to get trie ^most out of the, crowd, and my bass stood out and everybody down my way almost forgot their words looking and listening and maybe I'll make the high school beys' glee club yet and Chet Williams sat at my table (it doesn't belong to me, I was just using it to hold my victuals and eating tools) and he liked my cigaret case and he looked at it and turned it over and over and I thought at first he was never going to give it back and then be only took, one cigaret (thank #o&dne»s) and theft Ru««6l Coflk lot hold o! it and he Said LtJeky'* were fattenting and he smoked the klftd 1 that dldrt'l h&n•& btidkef 8: coat in a carload and fill! Daughafi sat beside me and he smoked one of Mine and he said he hdplft'l didn't make him dick and it dldn'i because on account he was all flgh yesterday and Phil K&hlhaas Intro duced me to Lloyd Muckey and : made arrangements with hint to ge his gang out and fix the clock ci the bank next winter and he aali he would and then iMI White broke a glass attracting attention of the crowd and I thought he was gdlnt to ask who la singing that bass buf he didn't and Mrs. Muckey mar' veled at my dexterity'dunking my cake (not the ice crtjam) and would I show her and I did and she dunk ed her cake, a teeny weeny bit b It, but she said she had never. Imagined cake soaked in coffee Could taste so gomd and she had a Shamrock with a clay pipe attached and she had to give it up to her husband and my Mrs. woudn't glvi me the one she had with a pipe anc I've never caught her smoking • t pipe yet and' Roy Bjustrom said they'd have to get his" Shamrock and pipe over MB dead body anc they didn't get it because on account of I saw him yesterday and it wasn't In 1 a hearse and .Barney Platt was there and he wore one of his 'five suits and he laughed cut loud when my Mrs. asked me did I figure on putting out an eye with the spoon In my cup? Harry Godden suggested maybe 1 should use a rubber spoon if I had to keep It in my cup because on account of they were not so hard on eyes as a silver spoon and Phil Kohlhaas lit up a cigar, maybe a two-for, and Mrs. Wohlhaas said to Mrs. Daughan and Mrs. Bjustrom that Phil always lit his cigars with kindling, that is, a stick of kindling wood with sulphur ion the end of it, and Bill Daughn had a ccupln of "em, too, and then Jim Woodmansee and Dr. Schaap led another sing "and it was something about a long trail, and most of the time lone or the other was about two laps ahead of the other but everything ended up O. K. and It was fun and that time Harold Hutchins said my bass was swell and I've made up my mind Harold knows bass singing when he hears it and bass fish .when he sees 'em 3ut I was glad E. Wj Lusby sat a couple tables away and he looked it me like I might have stolen his lorses and he ain't got any horses ind I hadn't stolen 'em and Harry Barker, president of the Chamber, idmibted he had beat "Dutch 1 ' Lorenz out lof a bicycle in a trade nvolving a '28 Chevy and Clarence Phillips introduced the board of directors and their wives and I'd lave liked it much better if. the board members had just sat still and' let their wives stand up and acknowledge the Introduction because on account of there ain't any of those boys prize winners in a mlchritude contest but the dinner was a swell affair and a good time was had by all and Bill Haggard paid for mine Icr I probably wouldn't have been there. AUNT uucra Helpful Hints MEAL PLANNING - COOKING - SEWING .. „ , —Tea, there is a change ahead for ; you in the tetter part pf •Now that "Black-outs" occupy an ominous niche in the back of everyone's mind, today's column seems an appropriate time and place to tell you of a very important piece of information that science has uncovered as aniother part of our home defense. Do you know what the British Ministry of Agriculture recently recommended to Londoners to overcome "black-out blindness"? Well, I wouldn't have guessed it either—but it's carrots and more carrots! This lowly vegetable contains vitamins that help our eyes tio adjust themselves quickly from light to darkness. Judging from reports of collisions and accidents, which occurred on the Pacific coast during black-outs,, it might behoove us to take the Britishers' suggestion seriously. Let's see how many interesting ways we can find to include carrots in our dally menus. Carrot Raisin Salad p. cup seedless raisins 1V4 cups shredded carrots V4 cup finely sliced celery Vs cup walnut meats Vi teaspoon salt 4 tablespoons mayonnaise /dash of cayenne Wash raisins in hot water, drain, cool, and combine^ with remaining ingredients. Chill and. serve on crisp lettuce or chicory. Peanut and Carrot Salad 2 cups grated carrots 1 cup gncund t peanuts 1 tablespoon grated onion Vi teaspoon salt Vs cup mayonnaise Lettuce or chicory Combine carrots, peanuts, onion, salt and mayonnaise. Mix lightly and serve on crisp lettuce. Garnish with green pepper rings. Parsley Carrots 4 cups cooked carrots (salted) ',» teaspoon pepper 2 tablespoons butter, melted 4 tablespoons chopped parsley Season carrots with pepper and butter. Add parsley and toss carrots lightly until well coated with green. Biaked Carrots 18 small carrots 1-3 cup butter H cup sugar • 1 teaspoon salt 1-3 teaspoon cinnamon • 1-3 cup boiling water Scrape or pare carnots and place in casserole. Cream butter, sugar salt and cinnamon together, adc water and blend well. Pour over carrots, cover and bake in moderate oven for I'/i hours. Carrot Pineapple Salad Z cups raw carrots, shredded 1 small can crushed pineapple % cups cocoanut Mayonnaise 'Drain the pineapple thoroughly mix with the carrots, arid place in the refrigerator. Chill the mayonnaise. Just before serving, add the cocoanut and mayonnanse to the first mixture, and place on lettuce leaves, topping with a spoonful Q mayonnaise to which has been added green vegetable coloring. Sprinkle with finely chopped nuts. Sweet-Sour Carrots g tablespoons butter 2 tab)espoon« flour V4 teaspoon salt Pepper 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons vinegar 1 cup hot water 4 cups cooked carrots Brown butter blend in flour and continue browning, stirring constantly. Add seasonings'.: Combine sugar, vjnegar and water and add to first mixture gradually. Cook slowly until thickened, stirring constantly." Pour over hot carrots. Carrots with Cheese 3 tablespoons butter, melted 3 tablespoons flour IVs cups milk '/•• teaspoon salt ^ Dash lof cayenne % cup grated cheese 3V(s cups cooked carrots ' Blend butter and flour, add milk slowly and cook until thickened, stirring constantly. Add season- nigs and Ms cup cheese. Place carrots in buttered baking dish, cover with sauce and sprinkle top with remaining cheese. Bake in moderate oven for 15 minutes. Carrot Ring 2 cups diced cooked carrots */i teaspoon minced onion 1 teaspoon salt ',« teaspoon pepper 3 eggs, well beaten 1 cup milk Combine ingredients. Pour into a buttered hing meld a»d bake in a moderate oven for 40 minutes. Unmold and fill center with seasoned, cooked green peas. Read The Wain Ads—It FUTURO Ankle Brace Patent de«l2n filye* betui and more comfortable •upport and make*It p«r» fectattlna. Don't WTlnkU over Instep. Nothing like It. oe~ Only ........pOC Lusby & Goissi U-12-W-W ifcv . d6WoCf»Mo leader* 'held a .party 6ohVeWiU6« In the court house. C. B./Murfagh was chairman of the county committee Thirtyjflve defigates- were electee to attend the state convention late? in the month. * * * A. M. Michel WAS elected to head the School board succeeding T. P, Harrington, 0. R. LaBarre purchased the half interest in 'the Algona Insurance Agency. Wfr. LaBarre had 'been managing bhe agency and It was expected that he would soon take over full interest In the business. * * * tUo LaVone Dlllan, Whlttcniorej Marcla Babb Setchell, Algona; Dorothy Struceker,.,Fenton; Gary Dean Rentz, Algona, and Richard Bernard Devlne of Ltvermore, Were prize winners In a baby ,contest. Hie high school glee dubs were presenting art operetta, , entitled, "Pickles" and the Academy sentora were rehearsing for a play "A Pair of Sixes." . TWBJmr TteARS AGO Algona enthusiasts had asked the city to purchase one of the wonderful new Wireless,, telephone radio outfits. The apparatus was reported to be inexpensive. A sending and receiving outfit could be purchased for $600.00. F. Ji Mann saw lone in Des Moines that -nearly raised the roof when In high gear with the band playing" in Philadelphia! * * * Miss Credila Wagoner was Algona's entry in the 'Des Moines Register State Fair Beauty contest. Her picture was in the paper and she stood a chance of winning a $1,000.00 cash prize. < • • Algona firms were advertising sugar at sixteen pounds for a dol- ar; coffee at 47c per lb.; and fiv: pillow cases for $1.00. The barbers .had reduced the price of haircuts to 40c and the average price 'of ready-made dresses was $29.76. You could buy a new Nash f6r $986.00 and could loan your money safely for 8 percent interest. * * * ' Alias E/dythe Morgan won $2.50 on her essajy, "My Trip to the Creamery. 1 " * * * Congressman L. J. Dickinson had recommended -S. J. Backus, U. D. M.-Republlcan editor, for Algona postmaster. * * * Uncle (Lewis H. Smith, Kossuth County's Grand Old Man, held open house in his office at the Kossuth County State Bank celebrating his 87th birthday. you CAN BORROW $50-$100 OR MORE Quick, Confidential Service ... .Easy Monthly Payments • SPECIAL PLAN FOR FARMERS L. S. BOHANNON Phone 103 Algona, la. 01 BOUGHS */COLDS in ate EXCLUSIVE AGENTS PRODUCTS LU8BY &, GIOSSI Algona, Iowa' THE FINEST THINGS IN LIFE HoU to the mod In SUm You or* welcome^ HOTEL MARTI H SIOUX CITY \ 5,000 QVIB «r; VlTAHINKf IN THf NATIONS COMMUNICATIONS F«r alFresh Start, Stop at s Hotel ATTORKfi^S A* LAW tt.- 3. Hftrrtfigtow J. t). La** HARfttNGTOtf ft tX>tWB Rooms 21244 Pint Nat'l Bit. fcldg. v IOWA \V. B. QUARTOV H. W.IVtILM* AWoRMfiYS Af LAW Office In Sawyer Bultdm* Office Phone 42t ALdONA, IOWA HUTCHISON * HUTCHISON ATTORNEYS At )•. A. Hutchison (18624638) Donald C. Hutchison Theodore C. Hutchison Security State Bank Building Phone 251 Algona, lot E. J. Van Ness Allen A. Br VAN 1 NESS * fiSUNSON . ATTORNEYS AT LAW Offices in new Heise Building Phone 213 Algona, ~ Gaylord D. Shumway Edw. D. SHUMWAY A KELLY ATTORNEYS AT LAW Office in Hutchison Bldg. Phone j ALGONA, IOWA HIRAM B. WHITE ATTORNEY AT* LAW Office In Hutchison Building Phone 20S ft LYNCH ATTORNEYS AT LAW Algona, Iowa ' Phonj Office over Kossuth Mut. Ins. ALGONA, IOWA L. A. WINKEL ATTORNEY AT LAW j (County Attorney ) I Offiee in Hutchison Build) PHYSICIANS ft SURO1 J. N. KENEFICK, M. PHYSICIAN & SURGE Over Rexall Drug Stor Office Phone 300 Res. Ph ALGONA, IOWA C. H. CRETZIMEYER, Phone 444-310 SURGEON & PHYSIC Office in John Galbraith PHYSICIAN & SURGB MELVIN G. BOOTH* Phones-Office 197 Across from F. S, Norton! OSTEOPATHS DR. SHERMAN ME1 OSTEOPATHIC PI General Practice Special attention given to i leal treatment of rectal varicose veins and rup DR. HAROLD ME1 OSTEOPATHIC P* General Practice! Special attention g of heart and che Sawyer Bldg., 9 Easti Phone 342 DENTISTS DR. H. M. OLSOB - DENTIST Located in New Call The Phone, Business 166, Resld ALGONA, IOW./I ' DR. C. D. DENTIST Hutchison Bldg. Res. Phone 174 . AL A. J. EASON, Denf Office over James Phone Office 69 Re KARL R. HOI DENTIST" Office In New Helse Phone 44 Res.] PAINTING — DI For Good Work and 1 THE RELIABLE DI Kermit Forbes—p'hd Merle Webster—pha Milo Rents—phone I Typewriter 500 Sheej 59i This is a good paper and will cellent schpol p The Algoi Des Hoii

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