Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on March 16, 1933 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, March 16, 1933
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PAOB TWO KOSSUTH COUNTY ADVANCfl. ALQOtt MARCH DITSWORTHS, AT BANCROFT WEDjflYEARS Bancroft, Mar. 14—Mr. >and Mrs. Adam Ditsworth celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary Sunday. They have nine living children, 39 grandchildren, and 25 great-grand- •cliildren. They make their 'home •with their son Frank. They were _. . married at Freeport, 111., and three Wilfred (Hinder, Mr. and Mrs. H. years later moved to Iowa, They Bert Ley. MANY EX-KOSSUTH PEOPLE ATTEND PICNIC ON COAST The following former Kossuth people attended the annual Iowa picnic at Los Angeles February 25: Lurlene Dolf Liles, Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Waldo, Nellie Gray Bowyer, Mrs. Priscilla Steers, Alice Mann, Helen A. Norton, Laura A. Hunt-Smith, Mr. and Mrs. M. N. Petersen, Bessie Farley Day, Ray Peet, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Edgren, Mrs. Sten Linder, Mrs. Laura Zahllar, Chas. A. L. Olinder, August Tegethory, have lived in and around Bancroft 56 years. Mr. Ditsworth is 86 and Mrs'. Ditsworth 75. good health. Both are in Algona Boy Employed Here— Charles Dahlhauser, Algona, is now employed at the Thompson Yards here. Mr. Kohnke, manager, who had been unable to work since last fall, when he was injured by rolls of fence, is again •on the job. 'Lyle Madson, Ring- fited, was manager during Mr. Kohnke's absence, and he and Mrs. Madson left Monday for Algona. The Madsons lived in the J. H. Menke apartment. Charles Dahl- •hauser drives back and forth from Agda 0. Swanson, Viola Mann, Eleanor Kinyon Blong, D. D. Ktn- yon, Mrs. August Bexell, Lula H. Helton, Callie May Bliss, Phyllis May Bliss, Mrs. C. S. Bliss, Mike Arend, Mrs. Walter H. Beiton, Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Anderson, Mrs. Mildred Peterson-Jacobson, Mrs. Marjorie C. Harriman, Mrs. Ella Coa,n, daughter Shinn, Mrs. Cole and Higbie, Mrs. Bessie Ooggswell, Emma J. Kellery, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. 'D. Shuell, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. J. Harsch, Anna Hamilton. Kcaser and Doctor lllpke. E. H. Reaser, Jas. Donovan, W. F. Jimger, C. F. Miller, Mrs. Sophie Tiller, Mrs. Anna Stone-Tweed, Mauser drives DUCK aim luriu irum Wilfred P Tones Ruth Wal- Algona, and .his brothers Joe and M". Wilfred P. Jones Ruth_Wai Bernard, who attend school here, -accompany him. Banquet, for 11. 11. Quints— The two basketball teams at St. John's, the public school boys' team, their fathers, Coach Harold Pohlman, the Rev. Joseph F. Schultes, the Rev. Henry Pick, and the assistant coach, Richard TJnderkofler, were entertained at «, three course dinner at St. John's auditorium Sunday at 5 p. in. by the mothers. The Rev. J. F. Sohultes was toastmaster, and short talks were given by the Rev. Henry Pick, Frank Brink, Emmet Devine, Ralph Caylor, Arbin Doane, and Paul Simmons. Bancrofters Lose a Brother— Mrs. Lou Dudding, Bob Boyer, and Mrs. Lawrence Sandt returned last Tuesday from Forest Lake, Minn., where they attended the i lace Robinson, Charlotte Baker Harsch, Cecil C. Harsch, Mary M. Harsch, R. E. Jensen Jr., Nora Behrmann, Hilda Hanson-Syhre, Mrs. Leonard Morrison, the C. M. Walrod family, Dr. A. T. Piercy, W. F. Ripke, F. A. Swanson, Mrs. F. A. Swanson. G. W. Branner, Mrs. G. W. Brunner, John S. Hofius, Mrs. . C. E. Bravender, Mrs. Lemuel Stockwell, H. J. Ostrander, James Cruikshank, Theodore H. Rantzow, Will Sherman, J. J. Wilkinson, James A. Binger, Mrs. R. D. Temple, Ira H. •Burbank, Sadie Miller Nelson,.T. Harper, Alice Anderson-Ghoslin, James 'L. Johnson, Mark Whalen, Mrs. Oscar Olson, Mrs. Nellie Sparks, L. G. Gellette, Mrs. E. G. Bailey, Anna E. Cooney Creasey. Frank Henderson; Mrs. Fellows. Lou R. Quinlan, Anna Nlcoulln- Randall, Callie May Bliss, Mrs. C. S Bliss, Mrs. Quincy Hudson, Minnie M. Hudson, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Oleson, Frank Henderson, Paul Pelleymounter, F. M. Curran, Nellie M. Curran, Mrs. C. D. Fellows, Mrs. Leonora Ward, George Lutter, Ralph Goozey, Melvin E. Henderson, Mr. and Mrs. H. Felder. Mrs. L. V. Andrews, Pan Jessmore, Mr. and Mrs. 0. H. Dutton, George Schenck, C. J. Eddy, Mrs. Mary A. Thorn pson-Caffery, Al Meyer, Leslie J. Hansen, Wm. Robert Henderson, Mrs. J. L. Packard, Mrs. Lottie Holdridge-Wilson, C. B. Holdridge, Mrs. C. B. Holdridge, C. M. Harsch, Mrs. K. Schneider, daughter Martha, Cora Wise Dunlap, Kate Smith.Harris, Mr. Harris, Edw. Hawkins, Mrs. Edw. Hawkins. Mothers Club at Lone Rock Hears Program 4 CORNERS P. T, A, HEARS A PROGRAM FRIDAY EVENING Four Corners, Mar. 14—The P. T. A. of the Potter school met with Mrs. Pearl Potter Friday night. The program follows: America, the Beautiful, sung by all; solo, Ruth Robinson, accompanied at piano by •Pearl Putter; readings, Mildred Elmore, Helen Walker, Jlmmie Elmore; rhythm orchestra, four numbers; Mrs. Roy Lowman, reading; Donald uHtchins, two solos; moving picture, Little Black Sambo, made by the children and shown on a screen; closing song, Santa Lucia. The rest of the evening was spent at cards and Jig-saw puzzles. Attending: the Albert and Archie Walkers, the Mart Elmores, the Henry Muellers, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Broesder, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Lowman, Mildred and Ruth Robinson, and Mrs. H. D. Hutchins, Algona, and her son Donald. Christina Knudsen is teacher. M. & D. Clnb Meets— The F. C. Mothers & Daughters club held an all-day meeting at Mrs. William Drayton's last Thursday, 60 attending. Mrs. John Sabin was assisting hostess. A covered-dish dinner was served, with hushands and other family members as guests. After dinner a program 'was given: music, Evelyn iruikshank; community singing; guessing contest won by Roy Lowman and Edna Mitchell, each of whom received a prize. Games, card, and jig-saw puzzles furnished other entertainment. The next Former Irvingtonian Writes From Seattle Lone Rock, Mar. 14—The local Mothers club met last week Wednesday with Mrs. Robert Padgett; Mrs. Fred Wegener and Mrs. N. L. Cotton, assisting. There was a scripture reading hy Mrs. Padgett, and roll call was answered with signs of spring. Mrs. Glenn Sharp spoke on appropriate fur- funeral of Anthony Boyer, eldest! 0 "^ »»"™ °".?£" ul " MM iul ; •brother of Mrs. Duckling and Bob. nishmgs for a child's room and Mrs. Sandt was a niece. Charles Mrs. Cotton on good eating habits Boyer, Springfield, 111., who had £or children. The open discussion visited his father, Andrew Boyer, here, went home last Thursday. Mrs. Jos. Kulie Heads W. C. 0. F. The W. C. 0. F. met last Thursday evening and elected officers: Mankato, -where she attends a 'business college. The Rev. S. M. Gladstone conducted Bible study at Seneca last week Tuesday afternoon and at Ringsted last week Wednesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Borchardt. Tim Rowley, and his daughter Alice, all of East Chain, Minn., were Sunday guests of the Emil Krafts. The Sewing Circle met last question was on politeness. R°» i Thursday evening with Mrs. Fred- call at the next meeting will be 'on erick Sclau i tz , 13 attending. The spring flowers. This will be at Mrs. L. E. Godfrey's, Mrs. J. M. Blanchard assisting. Mrs. Joe Rahe, chief ranger; Mrs. Frank Wilhelmi. vice; Esther Schiltz. recording secretary; Mrs., Charles Baker, financial secretary; (Armstrong Adella Vaske, treasurer. The Rev. I Thompson, Henry Pick, new chaplain, gave a Girls Lose in Sectional Meet— Fans here who attended a girls' sectional basketball tournament at Friday were Neva Ruth Cross, Ruth A. Krueger, talk. Mrs. Charles Baker was 'Chosen to attend a convention at Dubuque in June; Mrs. Mike F. iSchiltz, alternate. 2-Twp. Farm Bureau Meets— A Greenwood-Ramsey Farm Bureau meeting will be opened this week Tuesday evening at the public schoolhouse with music by a Farm Bureau, orchestra; Hawaiian music, Merle Woltz and Lyle God- ferson; demonstration, members of the agricultural class in the Swea •City school; readings, Helen Bryden, teacher at Buffalo Center; piano duet, Margaret Eileen Murray. Devine and Quitting Bee is Given- Mrs. John Nemmers, Clara Nem- Evelyn Behrmann, Mrs. Ethel Benjamin, Harriett Fish, Florence Householder, Margaret Roderick, the L. E. Godfreys, Mainard Genrich, Harlan Blanchard, Oscar Earing, L. R. Roderick, Alton, and Bernard Pettit, Glen Householder, and Jesse Blanchard Jr. Graettia- ger defeated Lone Rock, 29-23. EJg*t Entertained at Bridge- Mrs. E. M. Jensen entertained at two tables of bridge last week Tuesday. Attending: Mrs. Roy Jensen, Mrs. W. J. Cotton, Mrs. Ethel Benjamin, Mrs. Glenn Sharp, Mrs. A. A. Krueger, Mrs. Robert Padgett, Mrs. Otto Jensen, Mrs. Robert iDransfeldt. The high score was won by Mrs. Roy Jensen, and the travel prize by Mrs. Robert next meeting will be at Mrs. H. J. Rice's. Mr. and Mrs. Chris Shaser, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Shaser, and the Carl Raths were Sunday guests of the Harvey Raths, near Algona. Mr. and Mrs. William Leeper drove to Fairmont Sunday to visit Mr. and Mrs. Roy Russ and Mr. and Mrs. F. Pilaczynski. Mrs. Frank Flaig and Mrs. Alex Krueger were guests at Lawrence Laidley's home, Estherville, last week Wednesday. The Rev. and Mrs. S. M. Gladstone drove to West Bend last w.eek Tuesday to attend a ministerial meeting. John Panzan, Estherville, was here Saturday, and H. N. Kruse and J. A. McDonald, Algona, were here Friday. neeting will be at Mrs. Rena ruikshank's March 23. Telephone Line Cnt Off- Telephone line No. 10, with 20 patrons, was disconnected from the Algona central last week Monday. Other Four Corners. •Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Lehman and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Haynes. visited the C. N. Robinsons a week ago Sunday. The Haynes family, which now lives at Peoria, 111., had 'armed for several years in this neighborhood. Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Nickerson, with their daughter Evelyn, spent a week ago Sunday with the Fern Hulings, Britt, and Evelyn remained for the week. Mrs. Huling was formerly Gladys Nickerson. Pearl Walker accompanied Mr. Habeger. of Algona, and his daughter Margaret to Cedar Falls last week Monday. Margaret is a freshman at the I. S. T. C. Mr. and Mrs. 'Lewis Broesder spent a week ago Sunday with the Everett Broesders, Good Hope, who were celebrating their 38th wedding anniversary. Ruth Rich spent last week with the William Draytons. Irvington, Mar. 14—.Mrs. J. B. Robison recently had a letter from an old friend. Mrs. Gaylord Burtis, from whom she had not heard before in many years. Mrs. Burtis was a sister-in-law of the late Mrs. Mary Patterson, and previously was Martha Reed, well known to many of the older Irvington and Algona residents. Mrs 1 . Burtis is now a widow and lives at Seattle, Wash., with her son Cole, who has never married. Cole is 50 years old, and has been county clerk there 23 years. Mrs. Burtis tells of her 76-year friendship with the late Mrs. Sarah Glapp, Los Angeles, who was also a former Kossuth woman, a sister of the late J. B. Robison, Irviington. The friends had planned that if both were living in 1933, they would celebrate the diamond jubilee of their friendship. Mrs. Clapp's death some months ago prevented this •reunion. Mrs. Burtia writes that there are frequent dinners in Seattle at which former Algona people are guests. She often sees Mr. and Mrs. George Harris ait these functions. Mrs. Harris was Grace Smith, daughter of the late John G. Smith. Wm. Itntlcdge 8 Tears Old- William Rutledge celebrated his 31st birthday at his home near liere Sunday. Guests were the Frank Aliens, Rockwell; the Austin Summers family, the T. E. Wickwires, the Robert Spurgeons, and Alva Spurgeon, all of this vicinity. The elder Rutledges have lived in this vicinity more than 30 years and have been at their present location, a small farm just Iowa City several days previous to the operation. Aid Will Meet Tomorrow— An Aid meeting postponed last week because of the death of Mr. Schichtl will take place at Mrs. L. G. Wilson's, Algonjai, this week Friday. Women attending are to go in the morning, taking their fancy work, if desired. Dinner will be served at moon by Mrs. Wilson, and her assisting hostess, Mrs. Casey Loss. Frank Asa Undergoes Operation- Frank Asa was operated on Friday at the Kossuth hospital for hernia. He is reported doing well and plans to go home In two weeks. Two other men were operated on for hernia the same day, and the three are occupants of the same room. Other Irvinpton News. Mr. -and Mrs. Elmer Haynes, of Mrs. were west of Irvington, more than years. Their daughters are 20 all married and live in either Minnesota or Iowa. All make occasional visits home. The Rutledges have lived alone many years. The Robert Spurgeons recently moved into a small house, which was erected in the Rutledge yard. Robert is a nephew of Mr, and Mrs. Rutledge. Menke Baby Cannot Life— The 4-weeks-old son of Mr. and Mrs. 'Laurence Menke, near Bancroft, underwent an operation at Iowa City this week Monday, for removal of a growth on the spine. A telephone call to relatives here after the operation said the physicians had no hope of the baby's recovery. Mrs. Menke is a sister of Mrs. Elmer Dole here. Elmer Dole took the mother and baby to ADDING MACHINE ROLLS AT THE ADVANCE Peoria, 111;, and Mr. and James Reed, Hector, Minn., Sunday night guests at O. L. Miller's. This week Monday they vis*- ited at Fort (Dodge, then returned to the Millers, whence, this week Wednesday, they will drive to Luana, Iowa, to visit the Ainsworth Powells. Mrs. Haynes, Mrs. Reed, and Mrs. Powell are sisters, the daughters of the late Charles Rist, known to many older Algonians, The Friendly club met early in March with Mrs. Jack Devine; Mrs. Robert Casey, assisting hostess. There was a good ' attendance. These meetings were formerly called for members of a Larkin club and their friends. The Larkin club has ceased to function but the members still meet once a month. Mrs. Ray Fitch recently talked over long distance to her daughter, Mrs. Forbus Stiltz. Mr. and Mra. Shiltz left this vicinity early last fall for Taylorville, 111. They lived near Taylorville till recently, when they moved to Malcom, 111. who will remaiti witn thenl indefinitely.. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Reaper went to Charles Reaper's Friday to stay indefinitely, Mr. Reaper recently been sick, and the couple plan to be with their son till Mr. Reaper's health is Improved. M. L. Roney recently received word that his nephew, Wendell Wllllt, Des Moines, ah Interne in a Chicago hospital, had been seriously ill and ; a hospital patient himself. Fred Hudson, Lake City, Minn., recently visited his brother Paul Hudson here. He was en route home from Woodbine, where he at- tended the funeral of a r •Mrs. Fred Andrews ana . daughter Ardltih, who arrlw* fc the Sohlohtl home .last Wednesday, plan to remain —»»«•« or more. Mrs. August Robison and day-old daughter Joanno have been brought home Kossuth hospital. Mrs. Seward Thornton ».,,, Emmetsburg Sunday, called bv« illness of her father-in-law Wt r\***if /\»* ' Thornton. The annual election of directors took place Monday noon, and Armour Lemken « elected. attei They contemplate Iowa. The Missionary a return to society meets next week Friday afternoon at the Annex. Mrs. K. P. Roney will have charge of the devotional meeting. Topics to be studied are Foreigners in America and Japan. Each woman attending is to furnish a covered dish and sandwiches. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Blythe. "who arrived last week Wednesday, called by news of the sudden death of V. J. Schichtl, returned to Chicago Saturday, accompanied by Mrs. Blythe's brother, Vaughn Schichtl, Everybody Buying Shoes Our "big buy in ladles' pumps and ties made a big hit We had exactly 1014 pairs. They are over half sold now, arid -we have only had them two weeks. They are real $4.00 slippers, but we are selling them at fl.98. Black, blue, gray, beige, and white, sizes 4 to 9, widths AAA to C. We have sold them as far west as Spencer, north to Blue Earth, east to Mason City, and south as far as Ames. This proves what real value-giving does. In this case one woman told /another they made an. endless chain of .it. Slippers like these at $1.98 advertise themselves, and It is no trouble to sell them. Nearly everybody takes two pairs. 'Lots of ladies buy three and four pairs, and one woman in a neighboring town has already sent for 14 pairs. They 'have gone over In a big way. Now I am taking on the same kind of a deal in men's oxfords and shoes. After a week of correspondence I Just got a wire accepting my bid on 1250 pairs of men's shoes and oxfords. These wall be divided into two lots, and I will sell them at $1.98 for the regular $4.00 values, and offer you the $5,00 shoes and oxfords at $2..98. These are brand new standard guaranteed ehoes at about half of the regular price. This is a case lot proposition right from the factory, all sizes from 6 to 12, and widths from C to EE. I guess it is over-production, and they would rather have the money than the shoes. Anyhow I got a bargain, and I am handing it right along to you. These prices would draw blood out of a turnip or money out of a tin can. Neville's "The Shoe Man" Algona, la. Quarton Speaker on F. B. Program Lakota, Mar. 14—A joint meet- Mr, and Mrs. W. J. Cotton were 1n £ of the Lincoln and Ledyard , pH Sunday guests of Mrs. Cotton's uncle, C. K. Clark, Algona, and his wife. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Fischer, of Swea City, were at Mrs. Lillie Worthington's last week Wednesday. •mers, Mrs. Bridget Quinn, and the Padgett. latter's daughters Julia and Mar- , A , , , garet attended a quilting bee at Splintered Bone in linger— Mrs. Frank Mulligan's, near Ti- ] Mrs - Glenn Sharp had an opera- tonka, last Thursday. Mrs. Mulli- i tlon Qn one of her Angers Sunday at the Algona hospital. She recently injured it, and found a bone was splintered and that the pieces pierced the flesh. is a daughter of Mrs. Nem- niers. School Election Held Mondu?— School election was held Monday. The terms of J. H. Menke and Bert Goddard expired. Dr. J. A. Nnylors More to Omaha— The L. A. Naylors left last I Devine and Bert Goddard were Thursday for Omaha, where they candidates. Other members of the board are Edward Droessler, F. J. Welp. and Alfred Ditsworth. New Fanners from Algona— The Mrs. John Haupert Sr. family has moved from a farm near Algona to a farm next west of Arthur Renger's. There are a son and a daughter at home, besides j tournament. Mr. and Mrs. Aelred Haupert. They have a quarter section. will temporarily make their home. The Irvin Heidenwiths have moved to the farm the Naylora had. See Swedes Lose in Tourney— Alton Pettit, Oscar Earing, and Ernest Jensen drove to Mason City Saturday and saw Mason City defeat S\yea City in a basketball Elchs Have New Daughter— Mr. and Mrs. Joe Eich have a daughter, born Friday, the third child. They now have two girls «nd one boy. Mrs. Eich was Theresa Rapp before marriage. Operation Is Performed Here— Adolph Kruger. Swea City, was •operated on at the Wohnke hospital here Friday. Dr. J. A. Devine was assisted by Dr. R. M. Wallace, Algona. Other Bancroft News. Mrs. Josephine Becker went to Racine, Wis., last week Wednesday to visit three weeks, and will Community Sale Big Success— The proceeds of a community also visit her son Harold daughter Margaret, Chicago. and She rode to Racine with the Gus Stan- eths, Mrs. Staneth being her sister. The Staneths, who had spent the winter in California, arrived last week Monday. Mrs. G. D. Hart, Mrs. Mary Segar, Mrs. J. M. Lynch, her daughter, and Mrs. John Williams visited last week Tuesday at Joan Segar's, OLivermore, and with the Fred Parks family and the L. J. Nelsons, Algona. The Parks and the Fred Geigel families, Algona, were entertained at the Hart home Saturday evening. Mrs. Frank Fangman, daughters, Mrs. Frank Froehle and Mrs. John Brink, and son Rudolph drove to sale here last week Tuesday totaled between $1100 and $1200. Everything was sold at a fair price. Steel Lodges in Eye— A small piece of steel flew into one of Henry Schroeder's eyes last Thursday. The services of a doctor were required to remove it. To DeclaJm at Armstrong-— Kathryn Stebritz will represent Lone Rock in a declamatory contest at Armstrong this week (Friday night in the humorous class. Girl for the Ralph Hulburts— A 9-lb. girl, Rita Darline, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Hulburt last week Monday, the second child. Post Finns a Dance— The local 'Legion post will give a. card party this week Friday night. Other Lone Bock. Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Krueger entertained at two tables of bridge last week Monday evening, Attending: Mr. and Mrs. Roy Jensen, Mr and Mrs. E. M. Jensen, and Mr. am Mrs. W. J. Cotton. The high scores were won by Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Jensen, and a travel prize by E. M. Jensen. The H. A. "Wieners had as Sunday guests, Mr. and Mrs. S. S. Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Morgan, Algona, spent Monday afternoon with their daughter, Mrs. W. J. Cotton. Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Schultz drove to a farm near Elmore Sunday to visit the Charles Schultzes. Mrs. Roy Jensen spent last Thursday with her aunt, Mrs. L. G. Wilson, Algona. The James Ackermans were Sunday guests of the Raymond Seiferts, Algona. Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Shackelford, Algona, were at the Hans Jensen lome Saturday. Bible Study was held last week IVednesday evening at the R. T. Angus home. The Alex Kruegers spent Sun- lay at M. E. Blanchard's, near Irv- ngton. A P. T. A. meeting has been postponed till next Thursday even- ng. Mrs. Mabel Tyler and Kathryn Stebritz were sick last week. The Busy Friday club met Friday with Mrs. Edward Farris. Arthur Prlebe made a husiness trip to Estherville Saturday. Juanita Dunn spent the weekend at Des Moines. township Farm Bureaus was held : at the Presbyterian church Friday j evening and 150 attended. J. H. Holcomb, president of Tjedyard, conducted the meeting, and the 5= following program was given: ]E= Music, the Frerking orchestra; ig== talk on legislative topics, Judge's= W. B. Quarton, Algona; Stars of | = the Summer Night, Ledyard town- ~ ship male quartette; talk by Mrs. la= Leaverton, H. D. A.; play, Looking IS Into the Future, members of the Greenwood-Ramsey Farm Bureau. Lunch was served. Business As Usual THE Couple at Lakota Married 25 Years Lakota, Mar. 14—Sunday was the 25th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Olie Rippentrop, who live southwest of town. When they came home from church about 12:30 o'clock they found the yard full of cars and the house full of people to help celebrate the event. A covered-dish dinner was served to about 100 relatives and the Rev. and Mrs. Frerking. A set of silver for six—knives, forks, dessert spoons, teaspoons, tablespoons and salad forks—was presented. The rest of the day was spent visiting. You Can Cash and Carry or Pay by the Week and have them delivered five times a day, and at the end of the month your table expense with us will figure cheaper and quality better— besides retting service. It has been proven. TRY OUR MEATS It will do the whole family good. Pick up your spring seeds now, One 5c package of any kind of garden seed FREE with a 25c meat order or with a pound of any kind of coffee or extract. THIS IS THE FREE AGE. Long's Eggs wanted, cash or trade whose wife is a sister of Mr. Fangman. Halbur is near Carroll. Frank, who was sick several "months, is around now. The George Hess family, Car- Toll, spent Saturday and Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. John Bernhard, •parents of Mrs. Hes-s, Mary Beruhard. -*- formerly Halbur Friday to attend the fun- Shroeder, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Chris- eral Saturday of Henry Drees,! chilles, and Mrs. W. Chrischilles, all of Fenton. Mrs. Jennie Whitford, daughter Irene, John Whitford, the Henry Schroeders, and the S. M. Orvicks. The Glenn Sharps were last week Tuesday evening dinner guests of the G. A. Sharps, in honor of Mrs. G. A. Sharp's birthday. The elder Mrs. Sharp was taken by surprise. The Legion Auxiliary met Friday at Mrs. E. M. Jensen's. It was voted to send a gift of money for non-compensated veterans. Eleven members attended. Callers at Harry Hobson's home Sunday afternoon were Mr. and Mrs. Orley Hobson and Ruth Hart- Mike IVeisbrod is 77. Fenton, Mar. 14—The E. C. Weis- brods were entertained at Mike Weisbrod's Sunday. Mike was celebrating his 77th birthday anni- When You Need COAL IOWA STATE BANK has received its license from the Secretary of the United States Treasury and authority from L. A. Andrew, Superintendent of Banking of the State of Iowa to resume business as usual. There are NO RESTRICTIONS and all deposits, old and new, are available to the depositors. The bank statement as of March 14th follows: Resources Cash or its Equivalent U. S. Government Bonds Municipal and State Bonds and stock Cash and due from banks 1st mortgages on improved real estate Loans to customers Poor fund warrants Overdrafts (Created by charge- backs due to National Banking Holiday) Stock in Federal Reserve Bank Banking home, furniture and fixtures $622,000.00 45,700.00 390,952.42 CALL 229 We are asking that all coal be paid for in advance or on delivery. Your cooperation appreciated. F. S. Norton & S versary, and IHH wife er 74th last week Wednesday hy tertaining Mesdames E. C., E. A., nuist, Fort Dodge, and the D. T. J., and Charles Weisbrod Hobsons. Burt. ames Robert Voettler. Mrs. Oarl Ewoldt, her daughter ry, William Meyer, and J. T. Ella, and Jessie Liabilities Capital stock Surplus Undivided profits Deposits 1,058,652.42 92,380.60 240,528.28 2,936.67 1,670.42 3,000.00 21,500.00 $1,420,668.39 50,000.00 50,000.00 10,220.21 1,310,448.18 $1,420,668.39 OFFfCERS- R H. MUer President; H. R. Cowan, Vice-Pres, N. A. Smith, DIRECTORS H Tr 7*' ^^ ^ '" McMah ° n ' Asst * Casbier DIRECTORS-H. R. Cowan, John Frankl, H. L. Gilmore M P L. E. Lmnan, J. C,Mawdsley, J. F. Overmyer. N. A. Smith,' R. Business As Usual

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