Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on November 30, 1933 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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KOVfiMEBtl 30, 1933. KOSSUtH COUNT* ADVANCE, ALGONA, IOWA Hf -Revision Drive Forces Lengthening of Session ilSLATU GONT IE HUE DEC, 31 Twenty Years Ago Rewrites from the Advance of November 12,1813 itetter Says He Had to Revise His Guess. \tj A. H. BoniiBte*ter. Mouse, Nov. 25—You have Lt noticed in the papers that -reaching effects of an opin- the supreme court in what is as the Goodlove case will I the legislature to remain in • for a longer period than ...nded. i is the story: Legislatures in _ist have been transferring § to make laws to boards and i and this has been found to •(institutional. That being ^corrective legislation will be enacted covering rules nations of the state high- .mission, the fish and game ,jion, the state board of the board of control, etc. ^in we convened I felt the ses- pould not exceed more than eeks, hut since coming here I | observed intense interest in ; revision program, so I mov- probable date of adjourn- f up to Christmas, and now I "oping 'to be home by Janu- Trial notices in 23 cases had been filed. O. J. Btephenson waa then district court clerk, and Judge N. J. Lee, Estherville, was to preside. A review of the cases for trial was given in the Advance. * * * • There was to be a banquet and dance at the present Dehnert hotel, then known as the Ketcham House, and the Algona harp orchestra was to furnish the music. The hotel was formerly called the Thorington hotel, later the Kossuth hotel. The building had been extensively repaired, remodeled, repainted, and repapered by Mr. Ketcham.and new furniture had been installed. R. B. McCormick was the manager. ' « * * * It had been reported that Edw. Kunz would sell his general store at Wesley, but he did not do so, and it was still his property when he died. He had then been in the store 28 years, having entered the business when he was hardly more than a boy. ' Tax Revision Up. i tax revision 'committees of- » * * « Algona was already known as a dairy center, but a federal government investigator had been here and had found that more cattle were needed to justify the reputation. The expert offered to have another expert in Wisconsin buy whatever purebred -cows farmers would order. A group of Bode farmers had done this a fev months before, with Judge Quarton as their buying agent. « » * * The G. E. Van iDorstons had ar rived at San Antonio, Tex., wher they were to spend the winte camping on lots owned by Geo. L •House and Senate held their T Joint public hearing last Bay evening, and representa- [of a certain mercantile lines ed to voice opposition to that i of House File No. 1 which Twith a retail sales tax. Their for present tax injustices i gross income tax. fe of these gentlemen has for t two years publicly espous- .. tax theory, and, of course, jold it to many people who fnot made a careful study of fcc question. In his speech be- fthe committee,: he again told ('dollar turnover" story, and ted that his program, if adop- Iwould completely replace all jKty taxation. Income Taxer Heard. gentleman painted a beauti- fcicture; but, unfortunately for ihis audience this time was up of men who, though not tgreed on the tax revision pro- i, have worried over the ques- Ienough to see how unfair and icticable a gross income 'tax ne would be in operation, nsequently,. when the gentle- i finished his speech, a volley nestions was shot at him which bletely took the wind out of his f. In the hearing the fact was ght out that members of the nization he represents are al- unanimous for a gross in- tax and' inalterably opposed j gross sales tax; but to a stu- iof the tax question the terms Is income, gross proceeds, gross Galbraith. They didn't like th Galbraith lots, however, and in lead were ooms. living in furnished A suit for $11,060 damages had een filed by a Swea Cityan for ersonal injuries in a silo filling ccident. His legs were caught in cutter belt and he was badly inured. * * * * The state railroad commission Northwestern train schedule. It had ieen possible to go to Des Moines n the morning and return at night, )ut a change had made it neces- ary to stay over night at Des Moines. Railroad officials and at- orneys were to accompany the commission. * * * * The Rev. F. A. Smiley, Presby- ;erian pastor, was at Columbus, O., attending a national meeting of the anti-saloon league. C. B. Hutchins was to have been a delegate but couldn't go. * * * * At a meeting of the Congregational Men's club it was urged that a marker be erected on the old Indian battle ground in Plum Creek township. It is on a hill on the banks of the Des Moines river in the southwest quarter of Sec. 8, and was discovered in 1866 by Capt, W. H. Ingham. It was thought that this was the last Indian battle in Iowa, and that it happened in 1852 or 1849. S,S, CLASS AT LU VERNE HAS PROGRAM 'Lu Verne, Nov. 28—(Ninety members and friends of the Presbyterian church met Friday evening at the city hall for a program by Mrs, Grant Jennings S. Q. class of young people: community singing, led by Vera Ramusj farce, Getting Rid of the Depression; readings, Kathryn Dimler and Vera Bigings; and a mock triail. A birthday cake was presented to the_ Rev. Mr. Koonce, pastor, whose birthday was last Thursday. Refreshments were served by the Woman's Bible class. Club Has Old-Fashioned Program— Mrs. Lawrence Miller was hostess to the J. J club at Mrs. Albert Hefti's last Thursday. An old- fashioned program was given, with most of the members dressed in old-fashioned costumes. Mrs. Lloyd Zentner and Mrs. Harry Lichty presented a one-act play, Runaway Wives, and old-fashioned games were played. (Fifteen members attended. The next meeting will be a Christmas party December 8 at Mrs. Albert Schneider's. Vernon Juniors Give Play— The Vernon Consolidated juniors, southeast of Lu Verne, presented a play, The Orchid Limousine, at the schoolhouse Friday evening before a large audience. 'In the cast were Girl Run Over by Car; Ankle Broken Whittemore, Nov. 28—'Alice, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Zumach, 5s temporarily on crutches, the result of an accident Saturday noon. From the back yard at her home she started across the alley towards the Zumach meat market, and fell in the .road. A. 8. 'Elbert was driving through the alley, and the car caught the child, one of whose ankles was run over and both bones broken. The bones were set at the McCreery hospital. WHITTEMORE DECLARERS mi PICKED Whittemore, Nov. 28—Prellmln- ries in the annual public i school de- lamatory contest were held Friday fternoon with Supt. F. J. Rochford nd Mildred Llndstrom as judges, jntrants were; Oratorical Ray Baleman, Leo Dogotch , John Fish, 3rwin Koehnecke, Lillian Kuecker, ohn Mosbach, Maynard Roeber, Seorge Taylor, Evelyn Volgt, June tVehrspann. Dramatic—Wilma Airhart, Myrle Barber, Alvena Behnke, Irene 2onners, Lillian Heidenwith, Irene leller, Leona Naas, Matilda Wag- Algona had defeated Webster City, 7-0, in a football game, and the last game of the season was to be played against Ackley. • * * » The delinquent tax list for 1913 occupied less than a quarter of one page of the official newspapers. ngs, gross revenue, gross gross receipts, and gross actions taxes are pretty much ihangeable and mean much [same thing. . Legislators Not Fooled. fact that a group of intelli- I business men favors a tax mi- lone name and opposes practic- UNION NO. 7 P, T, A, HEARS PROGRAM AT FOUR CORNEBS HOME Four Corners. Nov. 28—The Union No. 7. P. T. A. met at Edw. Rich's Friday evening, 55 present. The opening song was Flow Gently, Sweet Afton. Roll call wts on current topics. A report of the Algona convention was given by Mrs. Arthur Cruikshank, delegate. A readiiig on Christmas seals was given by Mrs. Arthur Cruikshank, and a paper on character education by Mrs. Fred Plumb. A Thanksgiving song was given by the school children, accompanied by their rythm band, and a paper on parent education was read by Mrs. Loyd Gross. A report of the reoent Titonka county council was givsn by Ms. Edward Rich, delegate, and poems by the school children were read. After the business meeting games and puzzles furnished entertainment till a late hour, when lunch was served by the hostess. The next meeting will be at the schoolhouse December 22. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Orville Holdren, Mrs. Edith Rich, Mrs. Chester Robinson, Mrs Verla Lowman, daughter Jacqueline, Avis Wilson, Esther Madsen and Mrs.-Walter Guilenfeld and her family. M. & D. Club Meets Thursday— The M. & D. club met last Thursday with Mrs. Agnes Walker, 51 present. Roll call was answered with Thanksgiving quotations, and the vill be with Mrs. Ruby Walker December 14. The annual Christmas grab basket will be held then. tepent two months in this vicinity, eft Friday for Davenport, where Ishe will make an extended stay with her sister, Mrs. Edward Pades- kie. The John Sabins were guests at William Rich's Sunday, and Mrs. Sdith Rich, who had been with the Sabins during corn-picking, stayed for a visit with the Riches. i the same .thing under another •lenty evidence in itself of the " •^"' which exists in the public on the tax question. Other Four Corners. Mrs. Elsie Lindeman, who had Em'burg Officers Chase and Arrest Woman Bootlegger The (Palo Alto sheriff and deputy arrested Jewel MoPherson, single woman, housekeeper for Daniel Sibrel, Palo Alto farmer, for illegal possession of liquor after an exciting automobile chase two weeks ago. The chase took place southwest of Emmetsburg, and ended' when the woman, who had two hitchhikers with her, lost control of her car, which upset. At the time she wa% going 70 m. p. h., but neither she nor the hitchhikers were hurt. Twenty cases of whiskey were spilled into the road. Miss iMoPher- son pleaded guilty, and was fined $125 plus $35 costs, which she paid. iSibrel, who is out on bonds in a liquor case, has for some time been a .Rochester patient. Donna Olden, Ted Engstrom, Constance Carr, Dorrine Zentner, Irene Klassi, Margaret Sorlie, Lorene §mith, Lenora Biegger, Allen Brink, Lorene Olson, Carol Sorlie, and Gordon Bell. Koonce to Conduct Revival— The Rev. A. J. Koonce will leave this week Tuesday for Enon Valley, Pa., to conduct two weeks of evangelistic meetings for a pastor friend. Jas. A. Zweifel, Corwibh will conduct preaching services at the Presbyterian church next Sunday, and Mrs. Koonce will . have charge of services December 10. Lu Verne Young People Wed— (Bertha Bowman and Charles Barton were married Saturday at the Methodist parsonage, Garner. The? were attended by Vaughna Wegner Lohrville, and James Bowman They will make their home in par of the house occupied by Mr. Bar ton's mother. Former Pastor Preaches Here— The Rev. and Mrs. A. G. Heddle of Thompson, were at W. B. Ma son's Sunday, and. Mr. Heddl preached at union- services Sunday night. Union Thanksgiving ser vices will be held Thursday morn ing at 10:30 at the Evangelica church. Ex-Lu Verne Girl Dies- Word has 'been received of th sudden death Friday of Mrs. Jea •Hunt-Mead, Storm Lake, who one lived with her parents, southwes of :Lu. Verne.- Funeral services wer to be -held at Storm Lake Monda; with interment at Rockwell City. Lirermore Masons Hare Program— Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Lichty and Richard Niyer attended a Masonic party at Livermore last Thursday evening. A Thanksgiving program SEXTON WOMAN IS AGAIN VICTIM OF A FRACTURED HIP Sexton, Nov 28—Mrs. William Hedrlck Si', fell Sunday night and roke a hip. Doctor CretJimeyer as called, and she was taken to the 'ossuth 'hospital, where weights ere attached to the foot, and she 111 have to remain there for sev- ral weeks. She fell two years •ago rtien she lived near Lu Verne and roke the other hip and was at the •ame hospital nine weeks. jarkin Club Meets Saturday— Mrs. J. W. Harris, daughter Mae, Mrs. B. E. Sanders, and Mrs. lomer Anderson, Algona, attend- d a Larkin club meeting at Mary Cent's, near Wesley, Saturday. Mrs. Harris is president of the club. She nd Marie went home with Mrs. Anerson for the night. Mrs. Anderson s a daughter of Mrs. Harris. Young People Plan Play- Nine young people of Sexton and ommunity met at the home of Male Harris last week Tuesday night o practice a play, The Blue" Bag, o bo given at the hall here soon. Surprise lor J4eva Olson— The Helping Hand Sunday school class gave a surprise birthday par- y for the teacher, Neva Olson, at her -home Saturday afternoon. ier. Humorous—lola Barber, Lewis dvoeates of these tax schemes itiy exaggerate the amount of nue that it would be possible ealize from such sources. Indi, Mississippi, and South Dakota e forms of the gross income | and Indiana realizes only $12,.000 a year and Mississippi $2,.000. South Dakota as yet has [available figures, but the indi- ns so far are disappointing to | supporters of the scheme. Most Schemes Visionary. fith such results, can you pic- i Iowa raising $80,000,000 with (scheme? d, say what you will, a meas- | of this kind would in the end 1 the tax burden on the shoul- of people least able to car- rt '' • J . rase Pile No. 92, relating to prence for Iowa coal and other lestic products, materials, and 'Plies, will soon be up for con- "-ation, I have never been en- iastic about this kind of legis- [°n, because it other states adopt ''ir measures it would react to ided disadvantage for Iowa. 'recent experiences with the i should leave no question tthe result of this sort of dis- lunation would be. song for the day was Thanksgiving Song. A play, The White Turkey's Left Wing, written by Kuth Robinson, was given by Evelyn Nicker- ison Evelyn Cruikshank and Irene Withani. Ruth is the youngeit daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. N. Robinson and is a member o£ the club. Visitors were Mrs. A. C. Bjustrom, Mrs. Cecil Bjustrom, Avis Wilson, Mrs. Quinten Bjustrom, and Elsie Lindeman. The next meeting Cresco was given, .and Richard played a piano solo and accompanied for community singing. Dogotch, Fred Pish, Dorothy Held nwlth, Harold Helnrlch, Arnold •leldt, Edwin Mallory, Marie Ohm Harold Voigt. The winners In each section, who vill speak in a public contest soon were: oratorical—Erwin Koehnecke •illlan Kuecker, John Mosbach June Wehrspann; dramatic—Wilma Airhart, Lillian Heidenwith, Alve ra Behnke, Myrtle Barber; humor ous—Dorothy Heidenwith, lola Bar >er, Lewis Dogotch, Edwin Mallory Walter Meyer Heard From— Mrs .D. Cordes recently received a letter from H. C. Meyer's son Wai ter in which he said that the re-for estation camp which he is with was lately moved from Alba, Minn., t Thorton, Ark. He wrote that he Ilk ed the new location much better It is In a forest. At Alba the men worked on dams. Walter has earn ed a sleeve stripe, which made hiir overseer of six men, and he say he is working for a second stripe which will give a raise of $6 in pay The men work five days a wee from 8 a. m. till 5 p. m. Doll Contest at Cavanaugh's— Up to Saturday 103 girls had en tered a doll contest at Cavanaugh pharmacy. With every penny worth of merchandise sold a vote given which may be cast for one b the contestants. Fifteen dolls wi be given away at Chrismas time t the 15 girls having the most votes The four highest to date are, in th order named, Ruth Ann Muller, Mi rion Haag, Letitia Keene, Lou Ohm. Mrs. Roy Crawford Honored— A surprise party was given at Ro Crawford's Saturday evening hono ing Mrs. Crawford's birthday. Brldg jwas played. The high scores were won by William Finn, Algona, and Mrs. Tim O'Brien, Mrs. O'Brien also won the travel prize. Mrs. Crawford received a birthday gift. Other out of town guests were Mr.- and Mrs. Ralph Brown, Ann ZIttritsch, and Nellie'Van Allen, all. of Algona. Other Sexton News. The A. L. Greenfields and Mr. and Vlrs. A. D. Richards, Algona spent Sunday with Mr. and Mi's. Robert Hardcopf, Lu Verne Mrs. Hardcopf s a niece of Mr. Greenfield. A large crowd attended a Sexton school Thanksgiving program Friday night at the schoolhouse. The program was about Thanksgiving Marie Harris is teacher. A. L. Greenfield, and A. D. Richards, Algona, spent Monday at the M. O. Richards farm near Lone Rock, helping with repairs on a cattle shed. Mrs. F. Brethorst was brought homo last Thursday from, the Kos- auth hospital, where she had an. appendicitis operation. A number from here attended a supper at the Methodist church, at Algona/ Saturday evening. Mr. and Mrs. James Brophy spent Sunday at William Brophy's, south of Britt. Hallard Snyder, north of town farmer, shredded corn fodder Tuesday. Rex Taylor was sick Monday afternoon and was absent from school. The Charles Amans spent Saturday at Mason City. . Mr. and Mrs. Willard Gregson, the Elliot Skillings, and the Skilling daughter Elizabeth Ann were Sunday dinner guests at the E. C. Wilkins farm.' Harold Clayton and the Ward MoWhorters were Sunday guests of Mildred Clayton, Mason City. Mrs. McWhorter and Mildred are sisters, and Mildred is operating a beauty shop at Mason City. Girls Glee Club Has Party— The high school girls' glee club had a party at Earl Neat's last week Tuesday evening. The entertainment consisted of , musical games, Twenty members of >the club and their director, Mrs. Opal Morrison, attended. LONE ROCK NEWS St and Mrs. Broil F. ned the Julian fSunday dinner, Arndorfers. *ta and Edward Muleit mo- down from CWrmont. Minn., for a few days with their illdren, Frances Batom. Arend, daughter WHmav.and. Studer drove to Austin, Minn,, one day bust week. and Mrs, j. A. spent •y afternoon at James Coon.|5 north of "VVihlttemore. H. Cramer has been sick most 10 last week, with Intestinal flu. JU; and Mrs. Franfe Eisejibarth last weeK Wednesday at Jos. rfer's, northwest of Algona, Bering. r cle No. 2 gave a Ttoanksgiv- Party Mo£<jay evening at the "We were 26 tables ot bridge (Larkin club met at Mrs. R. C. Priebe's last week Wednesday. Mrs. M. E. Blanchard, Irvington, spent a few days last week at A. W. Krueger's and Fred Oennch's. Mrs. Merle Milligan was hostess to the weekly Bible Study class last week Wednesday evening at the Eugene Hofius home, . Mr. and Mrs. 'L. R. Roderick drove to Des Moines .last week Tuesday to visit their daughter Berneyce, who is in the hospital there. Mr. Roderick returned Wednesday, Mrs. Roderick remaining for a few days. Mr. and Mrs. Orville Rosendahl, of Superior, are parents of a boy, born last week Monday. Mrs. Rosendahl was formerly Marie Krause. The Mite society met at Mrs. William Krause's last Thursday. Mrs. Jay Godderi assisting. The next meeting will toe with Mrs. William Knoll in two weeks. Mr. and Mrs, E. M- Jensen entertained at a bridge party last Thursday night. Attending; Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Krueger Mr. and Mrs. Roy Jensen, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Cotton. The high scores -were won by Mrs. Krueger and Roy Jensen, and the travel prize was also won by Mrs. Krueger. Mrs. Roy Jensen, Mrs. B. M, Jensen, and Mrs. W. J. Cotton were entertained at 1 o'clock luncheon at Mrs. Ethel Benjamin's, Armstrong, last week Wednesday- Mrs, N. L. Cotton, Mrs. W. J Cotton, Mrs. J. M. Blanchard, Mrs A. A. Krueger, andjMrs Roy Jensen attended a home __ 4^<mstratW 500, itb.e women served than 160 people. A turkey was F«n away a$ ft door prise, and by Mrs, • Aivto^ Becker, - So prices (or fajgheast win- Bor- ftnd _ at bridge $94 «907~Mrs is leaving soon for California to spend the winter. Christine Knutson, teacher here, was operated on for appendicitis at the Kossuth hospital Friday, Mrs. William Flaig had charge of the third and fourth grades during her absence. Mr. and Mrs. William. Krause and Mrs. R. !L. Padgett went to Estherville Friday to visit Mrs. Orville Rosendahl. Wilmar Johnson, Fort Dodge, spent last Thursday night at E. M. Jensen's. Mr. Johnson is ~a cousin of Mr. Jensen. Wm, Flaig went to Mason City Sunday to meet and bring home Irs, Flaig and the daughter Joan, vho had spent a week with Mrs. Flaig's parents at Oskaloosa. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Earing and Dale Earing spent Sunday at the Marve Burrows home, Rolfe. Marve Burrows and EHwyn Hansen, Ro}fe, hunted pheasants here- Saturday and visited at Oscar Ear- ng's. William Kennedy, Burt, has been doing carpenter work at A. W, iCrueger's. The Mother's club meets Wednesday, December 6, at Mrs. J. M. Blanchard's, Mrs. C, M. Whitehill assisting. . Wendel Helgason, Walhngford, was h ere Monday. Considerable damage was done at the Otis Sanders home Monday, when fire 'started in a bedroom closet. It was got under control in a short time, but not till most of the clothing was burned. There will be no school this week Colored Singers Give Program— The Rush college colored singers gave a sacred program at the Methodist church Sunday morning. They gave a concert at Livermore Saturday night. Vera Biffings Has Birthday— Vera Bigings was honor guest at a party at W. F. Godfrey's last Thursday evening in honor of her birthday. Bridge was played. Daughter for Harold Larimers— A girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Harold Larimer last Thursday, the second child. Methodist Women Hay* Fair— The Methodist W. H. M. S. cleared more than |20 at a fair Saturday. Three Birthdays Are Observed— Mrs. Ferdinand Heise, her children, and a Mr. Junge, Boston, Minn, were Sunday dinner, guests of Mrs. Heise's parents, Mr. and Mrs. August Schattschneider, where three birthdays — Harold Heise's, a2, Mr. Schattschneider's, 72, both falling on Sunday, and Mrs. Frank Schattschneider's, which was Saturday— were celebrated. The Frank Schatt- schneiders also attended. Party Honors Mrs. Carl Hansen— Carl Hansen entertained last week Tuesday evening in honor of meeting &t Mrs> Arthur Krause's, Fenton, last week Tuesday. ^ _ Mr. W Mrs. Barley Shellito, . . daughter Nprma, and Mrs. lassie Shellito, Ames, spent the .weekend at Mr. and Mrs. N. I* CW 0 ?. 8 ; Mrs. Frank Flaig entertained the Sewing dub Friday evening, !Fred Genrich was a buspiess caller at Fort Dodge last wee* Tues- IMrs. B. M, .ponovan, Algona, yis- ek We4»e8day # Thompson's, She Thursday and Friday. Mr. and Mrs. S. El. Straley, Fenton, and a daughter were at Fred Genrich's Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Qprank were Sunday dinner guests at J. F- Qujnn's. Kenneth Marlow has been sick with inflammatory rheumatism. Mr. and (Mrs. Selmer Larson, Mrs. Martin Larson, aixd • the tetter's daughter Gladys, all of iDficorah, spent the week-end, a^ Arthur Other Lu Verne Jfews. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Dornbier and Hildegaarde Lothringer, Albert Lea, were week-end guests of Lu Verne relatives. The Martin Loth- ringers, Moorland, spent Sunday at Charles Wolf's. Irvin Chapman and Arthur Raney attended a county Legion-Auxiliary meeting at Wesley last Thursday evening. Charles Murray, Wisconsin, has heen visiting his sister, Anna Murray, and brother, William Murray. Dr. Dwight Spooner, Rochester, •has been visiting at the parental Dr. A. L. Spooner's. * Mrs. Ellis Eno, Fort Dotfge, has been visiting her mother, Mrs. George Scribner. The interior of the Benedict'store has been reapapered and repainted. GilchrUt Pawes Thru Town; Plan* Formal Call SOPH Congressman Gilchrist, of Lau-< rens, and his secretary, O. E. Er* ickson, whose home is also at Lau- reris, passed through town late Saturday afternoon. Mr. Gilchrist had spoken at Rowan, Wright county, the night before, and on the way here called at Britt and other points, He reached Algona so late that he could make no calls, but sgid he planned to return before he goes back to Washington. Mr. Gilchrist, who was one of the few midwestern republican congressmen to escape in last fall's political slaughter, is without republican opposition in 'the district, and there fs no effective democratic opposition in sight, his wife's birthday anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Schumacher won the high bridge scores, Mae O'Brien the travel prize. Out-of-town guests were Mr. 'and Mrs. Walter Ohm, Fenton, and Mr, and Mrs. Edmund Carmody, Graettinger, Ames Men Hunt Pheasants— George Passmore and E. W. Sucher, Ames, and a Mr. Mergren, Webster City, visited the Erwin Kueck- ers at Henry Kuecker's Saturday and hunted pheasants. The Ames men. managed the Ames ball team with which Erwin played part of the summer. Gasoline Stove Causes Blaze— The town was aroused last Thursday, afternoon at 5:30 by a fire call to Francis Elbert's, where a gasoline stove had exploded while Francis was lighting it. He put the fire out before the firemen arrived, but suffered severe burns on both hands. Bartletts Win at Judging—Mr, and Mrs. R. A. Bartlett attended a state educational butter scoring contest at Coulter one day last week, and Mrs, Bartlett won first for women at butter judging, 'and Mr. Bartlett won second for men. The Whittemore butter scored 93, Schacht Fire Loss Settled— Henry Schultz, her son George, Edna Schultz, and the latter's twin, sister, Mrs. Herbert Potratz, Jjotts Creek, celebrate birthdays Sunday evening. Sixth Child for Bucherfelds— A boy was born Friday to Mr. and Mrs. Anthon Bucherfeld, who have five other children. The child has been named. WHITTEMORE NEWS Viola, daughter of Supervisor and Mrs. F. J. Balgeman, got home Friday from Chicago, where she had been taking Tiurses training, for a week or so \vith 'her parrots. Mrs. C. C. Johnson. Mallard, another daughter, and her husband visited Supday evening with the Balgemans, bringing home Mrs. Johnson's sister Ber- nlce, who had been at Mallard three weeks. The Herbert Balgemans, West Bend, were Sunday evening dinner guests of the F. J. Balge- mans. Frank Behnke, Lutheran teacher Webster City, visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Behnke, over the week-end. The elder Mr. Behnke Is Lutheran teacher here.Ruth Balgeman, Sheffield teacher, spent Sunday at her father Supervisor F. J. Balgeman's. The J. B. Redings, Livermore, were Saturdiy evening guests at Nick Redlng's. The Kick Redings will attend a wedding dance at Livermore this week Wednesday evening. George Schacht, formerly here, has settled with *he Northwestern National, Milwaukee, for a fire he had at his garage, in which 20 cars were damaged. This was the second fire he had at Emmetsburs. He sued for $2390 and received $1500. _^ Draws Crowd- here "was a large patronage for a card party and dance at the Ao demy last Thursday night. C. W. Hanaen and Mrs. H. B. Woodward won the high card scores. Mrs, L. W. Swanson and her orchestra fur. nished music. Herbert Braat» Has Operations- Robert Braatz returned last week Wednesday from Des Moines, where, last week Tuesday, (he left his Bon Herbert at the Methodist Hospital for an operation for appendicitis. He was operated on Wednesday, and, is doJtng Mrs. Henry S«bultz Ha» Birthday— Relatives and friends helped Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Tim O'Brien entertained 16 persons at dinner and bridge last week. Monday evening. Mrs. L. W. Swanson won the high score for women. William Higgins Jr. and Eddie Cullen accompanied Father J. J. Hyland to Des Moines last we6k Tues day. Father Hyland may decide to purchase suits''for the presentation basket ball team. Mr, and Mrs. George Meyer, daughter Helen, and the Erwin Bruhns, Cylinder, visited over Sunday at the Theodore Baas home, Storden, Minn. Mrs. Lou Everhardt is critically sick, after having been abed for some time. Norman,, little 1 son of the Rev. and Mrs. W. H. Discher, has been sick. St, Paul's Lutheran church celebrated Holy Communion Sunday. The church was packed to capacity. There are English services every other Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Elmo Barber' entertained 20 or more young people last Thursday evening in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Bjustrom, newlyweds Esther and Viola, daughters of Mrs. Margaret Heller, were at home over Sunday from Algona, where both are employed. The music pupils of Presentation Academy gave a recital for the mothers and the rest of the school children Friday evening. | Josephine and Shirley, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Fandel, visited over Sunday ait Theodore Elbert's, Algona. Esther Behnke, who works for Mr. and Mrs. N. C. Rice, spent Sunday with her parents Mr, and Mrs. R. A- Behnke. Verdell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lauritaen, G^aettinger, has been vlsiing local relatives and frieds. Mrs. Nick Reding will entertain the Larkin club at her home southeast of town this week Tuesday. The Elmer Schneiders,,, West Bend, visited Mrs.Scbn,eider's aunt Mrs. Joseph Meurer, fir., Sunday. j. V. Elbert and his sons Francis and Waiter were buslnes callers at Fairmont Saturday. Martin Eischeid and Mrs- Clyde All-hart have been sick. Mrs. Airhart has erysipelas. The Herman. Volets W* 1 * Prldey afternoon at George Kohl's, Algona. A Surprise Party at Neville's Shoe Store A tip from a traveling man. A hasty- trip to St. Paul. A clever deal for spot cash and we have 1800 pairs of ladies' low shoes to offer at prices that will make you feel that you are stealing them. 1025 pairs of ladies' black and brown kid ties, sizes from 3 to 9 and in widths AAA to C. New late styles. Your choice, any pair $1.39 760 pairs of ladies' one-strap front buckle comfort slippers for house . wear, sizes from. 4 to 9. Your choice any pair, any size 69c Or if you want a pair of each, you can have the two pairs for $2.00. Think of it, a pair of beautiful fine dressy ties for Sunday, and a pair of comfort slippers with good leather soles, both pairs for $2.00. . . It takes lots of work and energy to dig up these deals. . I am doing it to hold my trade and bring people to Algona. I am sure taking good care of my customers this fall. Neville The Shoe Man Algona, la. J 1OOO 81x11 Sheets of Good White Bond Paper 5OO for 5Oc Suitable for your child to use in school, particularly in typing. Only a limited supply at this price. ACT NOW Advance Publishing Co. ' East of Courthouse Science Triumphs Over Nature— The choicest crudes from three 100 per cent par- afine fields—Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Mid- Continent, all with different sized molecules, are united and reduced to one uniform size. That's why we call Nourse Guaranteed Motor Oil, "the oil with the ball bearing base". 4 REASONS WHY YOU SHOOLO USE NOURSE GUARANTEED: 1—Because it prevents metal to metal contact. 2—Because it has three times the strength of ordinary oil. 3—Because it lasts longer and reduces upkeep, 4—Because it withstands dilation. INTRODUCTORY OFFER—Until December 10th we will sell this winter treated oil at the Special Price of 20c a quart Nelson Hardware SPECIAL t Large size Hot Water Heaters, 47 heating tubes $10.50 (Installed) I«t us service your car for winter driving and easy starting. Come in and see me. Wm. C. DAU, Garage GENEBAL REPAIRING ; Fender and Body Work, Phone 1«5 The Ad?iMpMW& MiJtetMU^lt mat Present for the vVVr -»">,,'.tW

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