Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on June 8, 1933 · Page 2
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 2

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, June 8, 1933
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TWO SEGER FAMILY, BANCROFT, IN GET-TOGETHER Bancroft, June 6—Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Seiger, Los Angeles, daughter Lorraine, and son Richard arrived JPViday for two weeks with Joseph's •irelaUves, and the Seger family held » reunion at Mallard Sunday. Attending: the John Williams fam- Jly, the O. D. Harts, Mrs. Mary Seger, Bancroft; Dr. and Mrs. J. H. Xynch,. Sioux City, and a daughter; the John Segers, Livermore; "the Jos .Segers, Los Angeles; and 'the Jack Grethens, Mallard. Mrs. Seger has 21 grandchildren, and they were all there. The Mesdames ^Williams, Hart, Lynch, and Greth•*n are all Seger girls. •fmrty Honors Minnesota Guests— Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Sheridan entertained at six tables of bridge -last weak Monday evening in honor <-«»t Mr. and Mrs. R. N. Bruer, Osa- 4da, Minn. The high scores were -won by Mrs. Karl Hoffman and Mr. Uruer. Out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. William Reimers, Whitte«K»re, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Reimers and Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Weisbrod, •JFenton, Mrs. James Glover, Los Aflgelea, and Elizabeth Fursten- iburg, Minneapolis. Jtobert Quinn is Ordained— Mrs. Bridget Quinn, son Charles, She Rev. Henry PJck, and Kenneth ; *>evine drove to St. Paul Friday, and Saturday morning attended! services In which Robert Quinn -was ordained sub-deacon in the "Catholic church. They returned "itne same day, and Robert Quinn •wid Cletus Ahman, Remsen, came with them. Mr. Ahman, who is vis- Iting at the Quinn home for three •weeks, is also a student in the St. faul seminary. "Coast Nary Han Here-' (Raymond Beckner, U. S. X, ar- K088UTH C0tm¥¥ ADVANCE. ALQONA. IOWA Twenty Years Ago Rewrites from the Advance of May 80, 1019 '' Algonians had been warned to keep water taps turned off the night of May 28. The city water was all to be turned off to permit removal of the water mains on State street in preparation for paving. Mains were to be moved In ;he stretch between the Algona lospital and the Algona Auto & Machine Co. garage. • * • • The city library published a list of nearly 100 new .books or sets of )ooks which it ,had received during the preceding year. R. Royster, an Algona farmer, tad paid C. E. Jones, 'Livermore, U.OOO for a yearling Belgian colt, livestock prices were rising, and t was common lor farmers, said ;he Advance, to get up in ' the morning and sell a horse, calf, hog, or .hen before breakfast at fabul- :ms prices. Mr, Jones, who was the father of Mrs. :E. A. Genrich, was a noted horse breeder. A new county road system had Seen established. Minor changes rom original plans had been for he Ives-Mann road from Irvington o Algona, a county road. The offi- :ial road between Lu Verne and Sexton had been moved a mile west )f what the plans called for, and rom (Lone Rock a county road was o be extended north to a Bancroft- Seneca road. A number of town- hip representatives had attended meeting of the board of supervis- rs and helped change the roads at The Advance ran a "Do You Know?" column that week from Reed's history of the county. The following facts may be news to some of the present younger generation : Capt. Magee's expedition crossed the country in 1820. 'Daniel Boone's eon surveyed the north boundry line In 1832. Three military companies crossed the county in .1895; another in 1844 JLO^^» An army major came here In 1850. A man was lost In a storm in the county in 1862. A surveying party laying out the state line between Iowa and Minnesota was surrounded by Indians and lives threatened if they killed any more of :the chiefs cattle. (buffalo). This was in 1862. D. A.. Haggard, in l«5-«, helped put up the first stack of hay in the Kossuth county was once a part of Fayette county, which included all of Minnesota, part of Iowa, and the iDakotas. The only known Kossuth Indian battlefield is in the northwest quarter of section eight, Plum Creek township. The only safe used by the county treasurer for many years was a leather portfolio. The first circus appeared here on June 16, 1868. A total eclipse of the sun took place August 7, 1869. hit er tii 3 atv let Th CO) Mi j da sc! scl crc 1 vis On \JU Th Us lis ag< da; Sm Glc 1 arc enl Pei Vrtl jut, An Lit had Sal 1 Lai Cr *•" • Cu( of Alb 3ec IV Toi froi various places. =rived Sunday to visit his mother, Mrs. Blanche Beckner, and his sister Grace. He is en route to Los •Angeles from Washington, D. C., Where he attended a fire control -school. His wife, who had been -Aere three weeks, met him at Dav- -«nport, and they will leave in a •week for their home in California. •Hfeltest Cream Check-to Lnmpe— The ten high cream checks issued by the Bancroft creamerv for -the tirst two weeks in May were- Henry Lampe, $99.47; Leo Bern- :fcard, *7G.«3; J. J. Nurre, $66.08; .John Wesselman, $63.78; Maurice Berohard, $62.82; F. H. Mescher, 354.38; Anton Stork, $50.24; Jas. Vaake, $49.55; Herman Soderberg, 446.50; E. A. Droessler, $46.13. * Attend W. C. 0. V. Convention- Mrs. Charles Baker and Clara TNemmers went to Dubuque Qun*Jay to attend a WCOF convention Tuesday and Wednesday. They are give a report at a WCOF meet- here this week Thursday night. were sold by subscription. The history was published in two volumes, the second consisting of biographies of .Kossuth citizens. There were 35 chapters in the first volume. The books are still In general use. • » • • Harry Ward, Union township, had won first in a two-mile run, time 9:<59, and R. S. McWhorter, of Burt township, second, in a state intercollegiate field meet at Des Moines. (B. F. Reed's history of the county grove had been married at Sioux had Just been finished and the c 'ty- They now live at Sioux books distributed. Only 600 copies Falls . Dr. W. iR. Laird and Alice Cos- hls first visit back. He is ft broth er of John Wood, Tltonka. Little GlrTa Arm Sprained— Helen iPotnoff, 3, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Pothoff, 'sprained her left arm and injured the elbow last Thursday, when she fell from a coaster wagon. Miss Howe to Summer School— Mable Howe left Saturday for Cedar Falls for 12 weeks of summer . She teaches the Nyman , four miles west of Ban- Other Bancroft News. Mrs. James Glover, Los-Angeles, visited her cousin, Mrs. H. J. Guide, last week Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday at Minneapolis. The James Kerrs, Minneapolis, who had spent from a week ago Saturday .to last week Wednesday at Mr. Kerr'a sister Mrs. C. C. Smith's, Burt, rode home with Mrs. lover. •• - ' . The (Louis Tostensons, of Toledo, are visiting Mrs. Tostenson's parents, Mr. and,Mrs. Chris Behrman. Percy Behrman, Morristown, Si D., youngest eon, arrived Saturday. Another daughter, Mrs. L. Nelson, Lltchfield, and her two eons, who had spent a week here, went home " Uurday. The Albert Cutlers and the Tom Larsens spent Sunday at Lake Crystal, Minn., with the George Cutlers. Mrs. Larsen is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Cutler, and Albert Cutler, and Albert and George are brothers. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Miller and Mrs. om Murphy returned Monday from Nebraska, where they visited HERRING T AiKOTA WAS HONORED May •*-* 30 by Gov. Clyde Herring, who delivered a Memorial day address. Governor Herring is Iowa's Hrst democratic governor since jovcrnor Horace Boles was elected in 1389, 44 years ago. sen. She teaches in high school at New Sharon. The Rev. S. M. Gladstone, Hock, conducted services at Baptist church here Sunday, Palo Alto Drys Defend Beer But Condemn Booze < ^> The name of Judge F. 0. Darld- i » • . »l _1 ,-4 4 •* *.twMA*11fltA0 l JUMBO 'jr * ^» •**«•••*• to nuuiimi iHjuur 10115 ueiure me son headed a Hst of 11 signatures advent at natloiui prohibition be- to an official statement of the Palo caU8 jj jowa kne^ the disastrous Alto dry organization which ftp' results of legalised UqUor, and we noared in last week's Emmetsburg t>ellere our citltena will understand Democrat. Among others who thatt w j,u, u gn t w | neB fcnc i beer signed were W. H. 'Morling, law- may now return, they should In no yer, brother of the late Justice E. w | ge support the return of , hard A. Morling, Anna Donovan,' editor n n uor, which always carries with „* 4-h.n !*•»••«* jitoHnpa* TMhlltlA. Dr. If a *M/>l*t jlt0Aa*Ai* . jdt 4I1VA11IIBI *^l««w *.*«-•»- . «-- f of the Bmmetsburg Tribune, Dr. H. IL. Brereton, and Dr. D. E. Kulp . Uj. jorereiuii, aim jun> jj« oa. »<••!•• 10. rne- -njpwun yi me rom The statement sets out the or- amendment would open the door to i«l_«. it A«'M *t1nf #«t«i»M a a f/tllrtUf G * 4t**t «A*««M*k '**f MM! ««**•*« A 4IC OVf»V^*»»i-«l W u^bu w»»w --» — ganlzatlon's platform, as follows: 1. It [the organization] wishes to make clear the fact that there Is a distinction between beer and wine legislation and the repeal of the 18th amendment. Our national congress has already authorized the legal sale of light wines and toeer and'the Iowa'legislature has authorized the legal sale of beer and can legalize light wines. Repeal of the 18th amendment ihas as its sole purpose the legalis- ing of hard liquors. It is against the return of hard liquors that we are fighting. We know that many who are favorable to the return of light wines and beer are opposed to the return of hard liquors. Our organization therefore asks their support in opposing'repeal. '2. Our organization wishes 'to point out that the proposed amend- Supt. • • •? Overmyer's salary had been raised frpm $1,600 to $1,800. Many other towns were making like increases. Oscar Rosewall had been honored by appointment as instructor in zoology at the University of Louisiana. J. W. Haggard and A. L. Peterson had bought the lots back of the Algona State bank on which the present Haggard-Peterson building stands. Four Bancroft farmers drank 64 bottles of beer-and then got into a fight in which one of them suffered a broken nose. County Attorney E. J. Van Ness charged them with drunkenness. • convention this week at Cedar Rapids. Hattena Twenty Years Wed— . It was Mr. and Mrs. iF. 3. Hatten's 20th wedding 'anniversary Saturday, and Sunday they entertained 80 relatives and friends at the river west of town at a picnic. Mr. and Mrs. Hatten received a clock as a remembrance of the occasion. Hear First Mass fiend— "' Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wilhelmi went to Madison, Minn., early in the week to hear the latter's cous- was ordained Saturday morning at the St. Paul seminary. Naval Sailer Ylslte Her^Everett, son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Larsen, west of Bancroft, is spending a 29-day furlough here. He is-a member of a naval corps at San Pedro, Calif., as is also his brother Melvin, who here next month. plans to be Oldtlmer Is Here Again— Elijah Wood arrived one day last week from California. He is known here as "Brainey" Wood. He left — —~ —---**^ I* \J\JM, jnc mils Bancroft ten years ago, and this is Ray's mother, Mrs. William Miller.at Lone Rock. the Rev. C. E. Bryden had charge I/ISIMW UUV ILIUb llll^ £/t VfWtJ^U M.ui%riiu- ment to repeal the 18th amendment Lone removes all federal control of li<i- ^"'uor except where it promises to help dry states to • protect their the and of Firth, Mrs. Miller's mother, Mrs. Emma P^fferman, Beatrice, and friends at Lincoln. Arthur Welp has come home from CollegevJlle, Minn., where he attended St. John's university. En route he visited his sister, Mrs. William Benson, Mapleton, Minn. He is the youngest son of Mrs. Emma C. Welp. Helen Bryden returned last week Tuesday from Grimes, where she spent five days with Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Kinsey. She teaches primary at Buffalo Center, and Miss Kinsey taught there and was Miss Bryden's roommate. The George Werdells, Mrs. G«o- Hess, and the latter's son, all of Carroll, ,dro,ye.,up Saturday. The Werdells visited' George's people Sunday, and Mrs. Hess and her son are spending ten days with her people. * Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Seeney .took her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ditsworth, to Owatonna, Adam Minn., Sunday to visit their daughter. Mrs. Charles Luttrell, two. weeks. Mrs. Chris Godferson Jr., (Ringsted, spent last Thursday evening with Collette C. Welp while her husband attended a meeting of the Kossuth Barbers association here. 'P. M. Schiltz returned last week Wednesday from Rochester, Minn., where he went with Mr. and Mrs. John Sprank and Frank Sprank. John went for treatment. Margaret Hansen came home Saturday for the summer with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. p. Han- Mrs. G. W. Car mean and her daughter Georgia returned last week Wednesday from Leon, where they spent iDecoration day with relatives. Mrs. Sebastian Mack and Elizabeth Furstenburg returned to their homes at Minneapolis Monday, after ten days here with relatives. Barney Wessels went to Eagle Grove Saturday to spend some time with his son John and daughter Mrs. William IRustemeier. George Wohnke got home last Wednesday from Chicago, where he attended the opening of the Century of Progress. William O'Donnell and his son Dick went to Campus, -111., last week Tuesday to visit the Edw. O'Donells. Reglna and Frances iBerens went to Omaha Friday, called by word of the sickness of their sister, Mrs. Lee Brown. Mary Merrill, R. N., returned last week Tuesday from Carroll, where she had spent two weeks with friends. . . The Anton Jansons, Tierz, Minn., spent Friday and Saturday with Mrs. Janson's brother, Henry Nabor. Lorraine Trenary left Monday for Colorado Springs to visit her uncles, James and Tony Alvey. Irma Gilbertson is spending .this week at Algona with her sister, Mrs. Carlylo Becker. The Baptist Mission Circle met Friday with Mrs. Frank iBennett, south of Burt. borders (from surrounding wet states.' This provision would tremendously increase the difficnlties of administration and enforcement iby adding thousands of miles of state "borders to present 'enforcement problems. 4. Iowa had found it necessary BAKING POWDER ' SAME PRICE 'L&cLcuj^ \ AS 42 YEARS AGO 2S ounces 6>r25t ECONOMICAL and EFFICIENT Uw only half m much •* U required off Mm*' MILLIONS OF POUNDS USED to abolish liquor long before the it a social i5. The repeal, of the 18th the return of saloons. Sell* Ctour Lake Lot. W. H. iKreeman has sold faU Algona Beach, Clear Lake, lot to a Mason City grocer who is building a cottage on it. The only unoccupied lot on the beach is the Dr.,A. L, Rlst lot, the cottage on wMch was wrecked In a tornado two years ago. _'.;•" Truck o'n 'a truck ng corn fro farm northeast 0 town, MMEOGRAN ADVANi Eight Day Special SALE Neville's Shoe Store Beginning Friday, Jnne 9, and cuding g* vrdajr night, Jane 17th At this special end of the season sale you will buy shoes, hose, underwear s hirts pants, caps, gloves, and all kinds of furnish ings cheaper than they have been for forty years and cheaper than yon will ever buv them again. ; Jf the prices of cotton, leather, woo), and other commodities keep going up I advise you to buy what you need during this sale. When: our .present -stock - is gone we will have to pay more and -ask more. Now is the time to buy and save money. You will never see prices so low again. During this sale we will give a coupon with every SOc^purchase. If you are one of the lucky ones you will get your expenses all paid-tpr«a week at .the World's fair. Get your coupon at Neville's Shoe Store. Whether you g;o to the fair or not you need the shoes arid I am- sure you will never buy them as cheap again. Jimmie Neville "The Shoe Man" Algona, la. By Special Arrangement With The Northwest Iowa's / Finest Furniture Store FOSTER'S ^M^^^ •"•""•"""•""""'"""""""""'"min^^ Davenport Bedding We are offering the people of Algona Trade Territory a very BUY IN GUARANTEED MATTRESSES A $10.50 SPRING FREE! "v^^t ^^^^^^^^^^^^MHMMH IMHHHHMili^iBBi^i^HiMiMiMii ^ DAVENPOR1 IOWA , • ••LLL Ull»»l- I I III Any reasonable purchase delivered to your home by truck 5. P.lrUU.I wall. 4. T»iw tempered, uiorr milieu! iuurr-ipriugf. 1. Imported Dai uittk Cover. Ex- Ira Heavy. Your thoicr of colon. 2. E»tra deep piled ruthlon of nor loiif Maplr cot- 3. Ht«»v p«d of Kertcy Cloth cushion! md protect* ipriiigi. Buy Now and Save DAWN $37.50 The indestructible mattress-Lifetime. Guarantee Buy Now and Save DURANT $24.50 Fully Guaranteed—A Good Buy! M - L "j L °', an inner -Spring Matters purchased from us during this Nine Day Sale Buy Now and Save Beauty Sleep $29- 50 Nationally known, Guaranteed. The name speaks for itself. Buy Now and Save DRAKE $19.75 An excellent low priced inner spring. WITH THE PURCHASE OF ANY OP THE ABOVE INNER-SPRING Bf ^^^^§^1 the regular price, we will give you absolutely FREE a 99 coil d hi ^ I"*"*- WE GIVE YOU WORLD'S FAIR COUPONS V -UY-'BT COMPARISON Sale Begins June 9th — Sale Ends June 30th Car Load of New Furniture bought before the Advance. Going in this Event COTTON FELT MATTHESS - wi.b each Bedroom Su it e._p j^ jj, Jg BCTFETT MIRUOB - with each D inipg ZTIT PULL UP CHAIR - wilh i-aeh Living Room Suite. BUG PAD ... with each Kooia Sized Bug. $ the NEW IMPROVED features? The ATLAS GRIP, designed for SERVICE, »» «j!i a* *ppearanc«, makes thfil SttrJw W «W to htf« as your suit case. » , EXTRA THICK, due the: I. PERMANENTLY LOCKED SPRING COILS in spring ui^ we fiw S w they

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