Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on November 30, 1933 · Page 7
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30, 1933. KOSStJf 14 COUNTY ADVANCE, ALGONA, IOWA Nil tUSS I O* JIVES 2 COMEDIES tnton, *fov presented Here Comes comedy-farce, t,i, 6r <28—A high school Char- last Friday nights at tho house. To give all members class the training, an acldl- twa-act comedy-play, Hey wad given. Besides, there specialties. JL&HMS Lola ,, r a nd August Meyers present- rklns ***** Jane in a man ." l to that of professionals. A Mo,. Edward Llndsey, Eu- Newel, and Robert Schwartz, W. J. Tayne. Editor. Charles Klnmp, field Reporter. , Hlldegaarde Ka-belltz gave solo, and the -high school Played. The plays were di- by Verllna loerger; the music IWher Smith. Dress suits were hlshed- by. .courtesy of the Misk clothing: 'store at Algona and f,clpal BowteatJBurt. • Ling School Is Held— second emergency training | n Pato Alto county was. held iently at Mrs. Andrew Vander- Vernon township, on Making and Gifts or Learning Through and attending from Indepen- 3 township, neighboring Fenton, 4 women, Mrs. A. J. Kennedy, Fessler, ,Mrs. Bertl Berkland, Mrs. A. H.' Meyers. On Decem- 8 at 2 p. m. a meeting will be An tenrty Day Plum Cracker— When we were recently talking with George OSenschoter, in Plum Creek township, he mentioned that the next farm on the north across 1 the road, the Robert Kain farm, had been first occupied by his grandfather, Oliver Benschoter, in 1861. Grandfather Benschoter had started a blacksmith shop in Algona in the spring of 1857, being the pioneer blacksmith in Kossuth county. He operated the shop for several years, then got the landowning fever of the times, and preempted a farm in Sec. 32, then called Portland township, but now Plum Creek. There were 24 acres of timber land on the quarter section when Oliver Benschoter took his claim on it. The blacksmith shop was moved to the'farm, and Mr. Benschoter, who had been elected sheriff, presided there as blacksmith, farmer, and sheriff of the new county. He was one of the lonored pioneers, and raised a 'amily of 16 children. The present George Benschoter is a son of Oliver's fifth son, Grant Benschoter. Grant owned the farm where George's son Clifton now farms, acres in rye, pastured it, and then harvested 20 bushels of rye. He has 130 spring pigs and 41 fall pigs. He does not milk many cows, but raises 'Black Angus baby beef and has 15 head of good animals now. « » * • The A. A. Nelsons, two miles west and a quarter mile south of Seneca, were having a sale. They recently bought the store in Seneca. We counted 166 cars on the place, and most everything sold well. One team of 3 and 4-year- old horses sold for $199. Leghorn pullets sold at 41c each. A. Nelson, a brother, is moving onto this farm. He now lives one mile east of this farm. George Charles ton, o£ Cylinder, is moving to thi place vacated by A. E. The farn on which A. E. is moving is owne( by his father, iRingsted. We Anton Nelson, o had a 'short visi at Mrs. Albert Bleckwenn's, •women attending are to take applng paper, carbon paper, and bolls. "'.. •'. . . . Breeder Honored— Burwash Is one of 520 bree oit Holstelns recommended for fembership In the Holstein-Frle association of America, At the meeting of the board of direc ,„ his name will be added to fembership roll, of more than 32,000 , times the total membership of other four dairy breed assocla- is combined. Tin Bureau Women Meet-— fFenton township Farm Bureau Omen met last week Tuesday at A. J. Krause's, 30 attending, jcludlng the, H. D. A., Mrs. Mu- jel Leaverton, Algona. The lesson ^ O n sanitation and home stfety. lining, and prevention of spoilage canned foods. The next meeting be at Mrs. Everret Dreyer's cember 14. w«- ittend Legion-Aux Meeting— and his wife, Mrs. Grant Benschoter, who still owns that farm, is now living with George. The 'Benschoter farm was sold to Patrick Kain, another early pioneer, and thus came into the hands of Patrick's son Robert Kain, who added 80 acres and built all the present buildings. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kain now live on south Worster street here in Algona. The 240-acre farm is operated by the George Neuman family, and is a good crop and livestock producing property. It is only a few short years from the present day back to the first farming days in Kossuth county. It is difficult to realize the uncertainties of those early days. Wheat rust was an affliction that armers met without benefit of ag- icultural bulletins or newspapers. They just met it. Grasshoppers ppeared in the sky and then the 'armers knew they had arrived. There were no newspapers to tell ;hem what was to come or what hould be done There were no with the elder Mr. Nelson at hi son's sale. He keeps right up on politics and the times though h will be 83 years old next March. 1 few years ago he was bothere with rheumatism, and walked wit two canes, but now is getting abov like a young man. He bought thi farm in 1882. E. Hansen, 3% miles east and Attending a Legion-Auxiliary joint feting at Wesley last Thursday venlng from Fenton were Messrs nd Mesdames O. H. Graham, H. A Piddell, E. C. Fauerby, Hans Baago R. Wolfe, Karl Neilson, E. C hm, August Nelson, S. E. Straley I Chris Anderson. hrce Clubs Hold Meeting— i The Hook and Needle club was en iertalnea by Mrs. Wilbert Holldor st week' .Wednesday. Mrs. H. P Vclsbrod was hostess to the Dorcas 'ewing club, and Mrs. J. A ichwarta entertained her Sewing the same afternoon. licken Pie Supper Served— The West division of the Metho- iSlst Aid served a chicken pie supper |n the church basement last wee uesday evening. Theye was a larg patronage. The receipts totaled $21 Two Barber Shops Unit* Fenton has one less barber shop Isince last week. Clarence Thees•field and H. W. Schulte are work- ling together'at the Schulte shop. mile south of Elmore, was busy stacking corn fodder. It had more corn than usual, and the ears were well matured. He farms 160 acres 1 he bought five years ago. » » * * 'H. G. 'Schick, who lives a half mile or so back from the road on his iPlum Creek township farm, now has a nicely graded driveway fenced off from the field. This is a great improvement and will be just about perfect when the surface has een smoothed up. Mr. and Mrs. W. 0. Briggs, ten- nts of a 400-acre Grant township 'arm seevn miles north of Swea EX-ALGONIAN AT SWEA CITY IS MARRIED Swea City, Nov. 28 — Kenneth 'horn son and Kathleen Hedges vere married in the Methodist par- onage in Hampton by the Rev. Mr. Meworth 'last Thursday. They were iccompanied by Margaret Hedges, ister of the bride. Mrs. Thomson s a daughter of Mrs. Q. F. Augus- adt, of Mason City, She is a graduate of high school in Mason City, studied two years in California School of Arts and Crafts, and is a graduate of Hamilton Business col- ege in Mason City. She has been employed in Mason City the past pear. Kenneth is a son of Mr. and Ars. iF. J. Thomson, and is a graduate of Swea City high school. Je studied aviation in Chicago, has >een employed in Christenson cafe ;he last three years. The young people will be at home in the Pearson apartments after December 1. The Thomson family formerly lived at Algona. Grade Declamatory is Held— The seventh and eighth grades held a declamatory elimination contest last week Tuesday and "Wednesday afternoons. Those chosen for a final tilt are: oratorcial —Marian Koons, Irene Lundquist, Clara Montgomery, Marvin Tish, Herbert "Winter, and Reginald "Winter; humorous—Le Roy Van Alstine, Lyle Skromme, Buell Pear- How Hancock Township Got Name Told By Farmer Here Oscar Oxley, who a few years 1 ago bought a farm in Plum Creek township and started improving it, is probably one of the most conscientious and thorough-going farmers in the county. As we drove to the field where he was operating a spring-tooth harrow on fall-plowed ground, we wondered whether he was an agricultural college man, so we asked. Mr. Oxley replied that when he went to school 50 years ago at Corwith, the school was not even graded, and he never attended college. "We reminded him that of his old schoolmates at Corwith only one, ated, and other weeds have brought under control with Robert there. Hardwick, The teacher, still resides John Magor, died at Chicago only last year. Knowing that a township in Hancock county is named Magor, we sked Mr. Oxley about it, and earned that the teacher was the on of a pioneer from whom the ;ownship took its name. Mr. Oxley to prepare for it. bankers to lend money to buy power farming tools, no crop loans, no feeder cattle oans—in fact no feeder cattle, or any transportation to take feeder cattle to market. There were no Union Stock Yards in 'Chicago or Decker Packing plant to serve as a market. And yet those pioneers built their lives soundly and ruggedly. It can be done again. The J. E. Welfares, 3% miles north of Ledyard, moved onto place from Pierre, S. D., and this wil five there till March 1. Then they will move to the farm where Man dis Lloyd now lives seven miles west of t,edyard. Mr. Welfare triec farming in South Dakota, but th grasshoppers were worse ever year, so he came back to Iowa They have three girls and tw boys, • • * * The Lawrence Hagedorns, three miles south of BImore, have lived on this 160-acre place two years, but will move onto the Willis Joos March 1. 'Earl Haas, who ity, were Algona shoppers last Thursday. They have three chil- ren, all of whom attend the Grant ;ownsip consolidated school, and he eldest daughter Helen Will be graduated next spring. The family las lived -in the neighborhood 14 years; in fact Mr. Briggs has spent >ractically all his life in the vicin- ty of Swea City. Mrs. '.Briggs hails from the neighborhood of Iowa Falls. Mr. Briggs' parents, Mr. anc Mrs. H. L. Briggs, live northeast oi Swea City. Mr. Briggs had 100 acres of corn this season, but ow- ng to drought corn in that section did not do well. * • Ernest Mueller, who lives on hi own '200-acre farm a half mile! north of Fenton, had business a Algona last Thursday. He is mar ried and has one boy and thre< girls. Two of the children attem the Fentori school. Mrs. Mueller is a daughter of August Wolter, son, Melvin Krumm, Warren Ewing, and Walter Peterson; dramatic—Laila Berg, Eugene Thomson Leona Carr, Hazel Rohlin, Jeanne Qperbeck, and Rose Ellen Whitlow School Dental Clinic Giren- Drs. H. Kulander and C. C. An derson held a dental clinic in th school laboratory last week. A col apsible dental chair used by Doc ;or Kulander some years ago when ic practiced in other towns, was sed. JPearl Dahl was assistant, nd Lucille Anderson and Edna Sampson secretaries. The teeth of all grade children and as many of hose in high school who wished vere examined. may not be an agricultural college Farmer, but he seems to follow the oest methods advocated by the colleges and gets better results than the average college trained man. The farm has been fenced and cross-fenced hog tight since Mr. Oxley bought it. A water system das been installed. The cockleburs have been systematically pulled till they have been pretty well elimin- been the harrow and by crop rotation. Buildings have 'been built or remodeled. A new 14 by 24 poultry house is being built and will be the fourth on the farm. The other three are two brooder houses and the main poultry house. The new building will house spring pullets. One son, Vincent, was graduated from the Algona high school in 1930 and is now right-hand man on the farm. A daughter, Evelyn, was a home economics graduate at Ames in 1931. Thanvm THERE'S Thanksgiving is here again. We want to express our preciation to all of the good folks who have so generourtf given us their business and we are truly thankful to all of those who have made it possible for us to sell and d$* liver from the fifteenth day of October to the twenty-ser-i enth day of November over 150 storm sashes and storm 1 doors. i We want to thank again all of these friends who . have' made this possible, and we want you to remember we still sell Iowa's best coal — Hatfield, Dana, Block — sashes, doors, and all kinds of building material, and will appreciate your coming in and talking over your problems with! have lived since last spring. Their mrents, the Vilas Ericksons, left Margaret and Vincent here to fin- sh the school year. It will take ,hree days to make the trip. Swea-Cityan May Lose Arm— Mrs. Charles Edwards and daughter llo visited Mr. Edwards in the Cherokee hospital last Thursday. He is reported as not so well, having contracted erysipelas in one arm, and it is feared the arm will have to be amputated. Legion Commander Resigns— Herman Bowman resigned as commander of Fisher post at the meeting last week. Geo. K. (Nelson, vice commander, will fill the place tor the remainder of the year. Clifford Benson Loses Appendix— Clifford Benson, son of Walter Benson, was operated on for appendicitis last Thursday at the Wo~ mack hospital in Bancroft. He is recovering. FRED REIBSAMEN, 73, TITONKA FARMER, DIES Titonka, Nov. 21—'Fred .Reibsa- men, 73, well known farmer, died of diabetes Friday at the Kossuth hospital, Algona. Funeral services took place Monday afternoon at the Methodist church, the Rev. Fremont Faul, pastor, in charge, and burial was made in the Buffalo cemetery, south of town. Mr. Reibsamen was born April 16, 1860, at Alton, 111., and came to Iowa in 1876. He was married' to Dell Elwell November 15, 1890, at Wesley. 'Surviving children are Bessie Tryon, Mound, La.; Hazel Willis and Floyd, Titonka. A brother turn MI) E. N. Taylor, Inc. Phone 357-W on the Diagonal, where quality and pri«i meet. was Lotts 'Creek, and her mother is dead. Ernest's father was Ferdi- Ncw Scout Leaders Named— The Rev. Mr. Seimens, of the Baptist church, after five years of service as boy scout leader, resigned his post last week. The resignation was reluctantly accepted. The ,Rev. Geo. McDowell was named scout master, and Prof. Armand Schuler assistant. The Rev. 'Raymond C. Swanson is also an assistant. The Legion here has sponsored the work for several years. Six Chosen in Junior l)eclam— Winners in tre Junior high declamatory contest last week are: oratorical—Ardella Johnson, first, Gordon Pederson, second; dramatic, Ardis Anderson, first, Dorothy Colwell, second; humorous—Doris McDonald, first, Brotherly Love, Wilma Speicher, 'second. They will compete farther December 6. Mrs. McDonald, of Burt, was judge. Aid Division Entertained— Daughter for Roy Minos— An eleven pound daughter born a week ago Sunday to Mr. and Mrs. Roy'Mino. She has been named Shirley Jean. Night Watchman is Planned— The town has decided to have a night watchman, and merchants nave pledged $30 and the town $30 a month. Turkey Shoot Draws Crowd— A turkey shoot northeast of town drew a large crowd Sunday after- (Colored Singers Give Program—The Rust'- college colored singers [entertained a large audience at the [Methodist church 'last week Wednes[day evening. Other Fenton Neva Seventy-five relatives and friends | were guests at a '6 o'clock wedding [dinner at the home of the bride's [father, C. M. Thompson. The cou- I Pie were to make an extended se- [ries of visits with relatives. Mr. SHedln has rented a farm «ear Cy- I Under. The bride was born and reared near Fenton. The bridegroom's [parents live near Osakis. Mrs. Charles Weisbrod, Mrs. J. T. [ Snyder, and Mrs, S. E. Staley spent j last Thursday afternoon at Mrs. I 0, H. Schmjdt's, near Bancroft. They wtere accompanied by Mrs. [Mike Weisbrod and Mrs. John Bol• linger, who visited their niece, Mrs. Margaret Bernhardt, near Burt. Mesdamed H. W, Schulte,, Everett Dreyer, and A. J. Kraus* were hostesses at nine tables of bridge at the Schulte home last Thursday. Mrs. H. J. Reeder won the high score, Mre. j,vT,KW(i«e',the. cut, -and Mrs. Lena Jentz received low. Mrs, Joseph Madden played the wedding: 'march. The bride was at- tened by a maid of honor, Minda Wilbergr, aiid her sisters, Alice and Henry farm . lives a half mile east o % f Hagedorn's, will move onto this farm. The Hagedorns have one little boy Marilyn, seven months old. He smiles at everyone who calls. Wm. Hagedorn, who lives a half mile north of Lawrence, was busy moving a brooder house. They had raised the building and put skids beneath it, and then hitched Lawrence Hagedorn's large blue roan team to it. We told them it looked to us as if it would be too much for one team, but this team is extra good. They pulled evenly, and hauled the building easily. Lawrence remarked that he would like to try this team on one of the testing machines used at state fairs for heavy pulling contests. nand Mueller, and his parents are both dead. Ernest had 92 acres of corn this year, and it went about 55 bushels to the acre. He has 120 hogs, and he milks 18 Shorthorns, his cream going to IFenton. He was recently listed among contributors in the Drake estate matter, but this was a mistake, for he contributed nothing, and someone else of the same or a similar name must have been meant. * * * * George Bellinger, near Fenton, and his family were in Algona last week Wednesday, en route to Garner for an afternoon's visit with relatives. George brought down for deposit a check he had received for corn, and some of the corn, he said, was holdover from 1929, four years ago. He got 33c for it. » • • » Mrs. Thos. Chilton, one-half mile north of Irvington, lost her husband in July, but plans to continue living on the 78-acre farm, though the livestock and farm machinery will be sold next Tuesday at public sale. Mrs. Chilton's daughter noon. It was managed by "'Red" Bowman. Lewis Regner Has Operation— Lewis, son of George Reguer, was operated on for appendicitis last Thursday in an Algona hospital. • Other Swea City. A Missionary meeting was Mrs. George McDowell entertained the fourth division of the Methodist Aid Friday afternoon. Mrs McDowell has entertained the four divisions of the society. The third division gave a one-act playlet in the church basement last week Tuesday evening, and $8 was cleared. Lunch was served. Baptist Guild Hears Play- Mrs. S. P. (Eckholm, Mrs. G. D. Curtis, and Mrs. Mandus Lloyd entertained the Baptist Guild 'Friday afternoon. • There were many guests. Mrs. D. W. Fults and Mrs. •Roy Sperbeck were in charge of the program and gave a playlet, with Darlene Kesler in charge of the music. Leave for Washington- Harry Fenske, four miles east and a mile and a half south of Elmore, farms 160 acres. The farm is owned by Frank Hesseldahl, who lives near Rake. Harry had 21 acres planted to sugar beets. They averaged 10% tons to the acre. He remarked that there was a lot of hard work to raising beets, and they were always late tor picking corn. 'This.'fall the, weather had been favorable, and he has his eave for nasmngion- Mrs . Peterson, and formerly li Margaret and Winston Erickson L^ , ghe . g ^ & gister of a left a week ago Monday for Mount in the Methodist church, basement last week Wednesday. A large crowd was present. The Rev. Mr. McDowell talked on the united missionary meeting in Sioux City, which he attended last week. Mrs. John Young accompanied her brother, 'D. Baden, to Lake City a week ago Monday. Her daughter Lela drove down Friday and she returned 'home. She visited her mother and other relatives there. Mrs. Frank Sayers entertained a cousin, :Rbse Margan, from ,Des Moines, last week Thursday. Their birthdays are the same day and 35 relatives and friends helped them celebrate the occasion. Adelaide Ewing, employed in Blue Earth, spent the week-end with relatives and friends here. Saturday was spent in Lakota with Mrs. Owens and daughter. Mrs. Minnie Stone is visiting at E. C. Peterson's. -Sne is a sister of lived W. Charles and a sister Charlotte Reibsamen, Estes Park, Colo., also survive. Attending the funeral from out- of-town were Mrs. Mary Baker and Forrest Reibsamen, Britt; Mrs. Ethel Shaw, Mrs. Veva Keagle, anc Mrs. Ruth Keagle, all of Minneapolis; Fred Elwell, Austin, and Mrs. Minnie Elwell, Austin, Minn.; and Mrs. Edith Dawson, Mason City. • Fenton Pair Were Wed 39 Years Ago Fenton, Nov. 28—Many relatives and friends gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. F. C, Kluss last week Sunday evening to surprise them and help celebrate the couple's 39th wedding anniversary. Attending: Mrs. Rose Hefty,, son Clarence, ana Francis Krause, Ren wick; Mr. and Mrs. Edward Zweifel, Titonka; Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Weisbrod, Em metsburg, sons Wallace and Robert- Mr, and Mrs. Peter Hayenga, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Haase, daughter Shirley Mae, the Jacob Zwelfels. the William Voigts, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn held Zweifel, son Mcrrll, Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Zweifel, all of Fenton; Glenn Hayenga, Eagle Bend, Minn.; Mr, and Mrs. Clarence Menz, near Lone Rock; and Mrs. Grace Gibbons, Des Moines. CHECK THESE LOWER RADIO prices yourself at Gamble Stores. •Newest 1934 Battery Console, $44.50—was $49.95. Electric Console, 1934, $44.50—was $49.95. Battery Mantel Radio, $29.95. Electric ALGONA FLOUR & FEED CO. The best place to buy Feed, Flour, and Seeds. HEBE ABE SOME SPECIAL PBICES 100 Ibs. Bed Top Egg Mash, 18 per cent _ $1.75 100 Ibs. Bed Top Mash Maker, 80 per cent $2.50 100 Ibs. Sunshine Mash Maker, 32 per cent _$2.75 100 Ibs. pure Bran V« 9 ?£ 100 Ibs. Gray Shorts *: » 100 Ibs. Flour Middlings 91A9 100 Ibs. Hog or Cattle Mineral $2.25 100 Ibs. Linseed Oilmeal $=«00 100 Ibs. pure Oyster Shells —--»<Jc 100 Ibs. Swift's Tankage —-fr2? 100 Ibs. Bath's Tankage — ~|H* 100 Ibs. Medium Salt f *•» 100 Ibs. Stock Salt __: •»« 60 Ibs. White Block Salt --«• 100 Ibs. Table Corn Meal — —$»•'• 60 Ibs. Wheat --»»« 100 Ibs. pure Buckwheat Flour __ ~$4.50 We carry a full line of Cereals, Corn Meal, Graham, Whole Wheat, Wheat Cereal (Cream of Wheat)* Bye Flour, Bye Graham, pure Buckwheat Flour, and Pancake Flour. 1 We have Jersey Cream, Omar and Occident Flour, all fully guaranteed at special prices. Prices on Dr. Hess* Bemedies hare been reduced. ALGONA FLOUR & FEED CO, Phone No. 257. . Algona, Iowa Vernon Jensen and Wlberg were best men. The Forrest whlslers, W°olstock, the R. Walter Wolfee Widdells and the were entertained W. at Prank McFall's Sunday. The WWs- lers ore former Fenton residents. Ruasel Geronsln. and a Mr. Cook left Saturday for the latter's home " Clinton- Russell is visiting his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. peter Wilson, and other relatives. Ohftrles Hobba and John Ellerbrock Spencer, were pheasant hunt- ors in this aection Saturday. They Were guests a,i Dr. J. T, Waite's, Mlaa Theinpaon was the guest of honor at 9, jnfaoeljaueous shower at h er home' last week Tuesday even- Ing. She received many gifts. Mr§ F. j». |?ewel was hostess to her bridge club Saturday afternoon. Mrs. y. j. -yveisbrod won the high score; S$rs. F. H, Pgler, low. A. p. peterson left by bus from Algona, Saturday to spend Thanksgiving with his neiw, Mrs. Minnie F, corn picked. He and Mrs. Fenske picked it alone, and had also shelled more than 600 bushels and put it into.the granary. * * * * Carl Beckstein, who lives two miles east and four miles south of Elmore, was busy getting wood ready for the winter. We never find him idle, and his farm shows^ it His fences are tip top, and his buildings are kept up the same way. He had repainted all of the buildings. He bought this 80-aore farm 31 years ago. At that time, he remarked, he could raise only frogs, but he kept on improving and finally djrained the land, and now raises exceptional crops, He had the best alfalfa we have seep for some time, »**• <E. Welmert, three miles east and a mile south of'BImore, has hw father's 160-acre farm .and be keeps it in foign cultivation. by a former marriage, Etta Meiers, lives with her. * » * • Mr. an>l Mrs. Boy Butterfield were Algona shoppers last Thursday. Thoy came down particularly to see Boy's sister, Mrs. Tony Sorensen's new baby at Bich Point. After some years of farming near Irvington and Burt, they bought a l«2-acre farm IMs miles north and eight miles west of Elmore, in Minnesota, where they have lived since last Mavoh. They are well satisfied with the new home. Their principal tractng town is Blue Earth. Boy's com crop went 50 bushels to the acre this season. He still raises bis well known Poland _China hogs. And be also has a herd of 20 purebred Holsteins. A Fairmont truck gets his cream. At present he has a few good boras and calves for sale. His wife was Eva. daughter of th«, late Charles Magnusson, ernon, Wash., where their parents f Algona. He was in the Manson eighborhood before he came to owa from Illinois. His wife is a aughter of the • Greenfields, and hey have four children, three boys nd a girl, two of whom attend the ''enton school. John had 110 acres f corn this year, and it went 40 ushels to the acre. Mr. Ulfers re- >orted that Mr. Heise had had all mildings on the farm repaired m rood shape this season. • » » » W. H. Wehrspann, who lives on a iOO-acre farm a half mile" east of Jttosen, was an Advance caller Monday. Mrs. Wehrspann was a member of one of the Baas faimUes near Whittemore, The Wehrspanns vave four sons, and the eldest is a student at Concordia seminary Springfield, 111., preparing for the Lutheran ministry. One of the other boys will be graduated from the Ottosen high school a year from next spring. ruiLs. The O. E. S. held one. of its popular benefit card parties Tuesday. A 1'Sc admission was. charged and unch was served. Winnie Seylor, B. N., is visiting ler relatives here. She is practic- ng in Chicago, where she took her training. Farmer's Wife Gets Dinner for 8: $32 Naming no names, the Swea City Herald reports that on one of the recent open pheasant season days a farm .wife in northwest Kossuth received' a telephone message _ at 11:30 a. m. announcing that _eight hunters were coming for dinner. Hurriedly five chickens were sacrificed, and in due time the hunters arrived and were served. Dinner over, they asked ;'how much?" But the farm wife was bashful about making a price, so they chipped in, and when she counted up she found that she. had $32. iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiin AUCTION SUE = The undersigned will sell at public auction one-half mile north of Irvington, S the following property of the Thos. Chilton estate, on Tuesday, December 5 Commencing at 1 o'clock HEAD OF HORSES 6 Stark, Des Moines. Mrs. H. H. WJdilen anfl. Mrs. Party at Mrs. Anna Osborn's last jjuncto returned Friday several months with his J»oth- pert F^ck, l<P»k Beach, <*, Mrs. Calif.. The J$j6.y, J. T. Snyder attended a. district Mattoodist' conference «t Storm £#&» test weelf Wwfcy. , Dr. 8. Tsy\ 3$eyer report^ the « a, boy Jo Pivtnsy was busy cleaning out his hog. house. He showed us a quarter- dollar piece he found in bis bog house some years ago. A bouse across the road bad burned, and after the lire he helped the neighbor haul dirt out of the old basement. Thi? dirt was put around the water tank, and the quarter is probably some money which was m the bouse and fell to the basement in tie fire. They bave found « few pieces of silver near the .water tank. His father, who lives in Bir mo*fc bought this farm. 43 years ago, and says at that time there were a, number of places on this farm 8P wet th#t be cpujd not even " "across on horseback, jt as the best land. Mr. Wel- Algona. They have no children. Amom: Algona visitors Friday were Mr. and Mrs. Albert Sheller, their SOP Tomr and his wife. The elder Shi-Hers farmed many years in the Lotts Creelc neighborhood, •but now live in town retired, and Tom has their 80-acre home farm. Mark gliaw's landlord,, the Metropolitan Life, is building a new 26 by 42-J4, 3,600-hushel corn crib 5 the farm in 'fWCreek and on e a Mark already had 2,000 bushels of i»«t corn m ir. week had t years year, when we called last The Sbaws have » HUIU* 240-acre farm five and will farm it again next Mark is one of the county s Laird & McCullough FUNERAL DIBECTOBS We are in the service o! others t ALGONA, IOWA PHONE 521 Consisting of two bay mares, one bay gelding, and two buckskin mares, and one buckskin gelding. ^ __ 38 HEAD OF CATTLE 38 Eleven milk cows, all giving milk, two 2-year-old steers; 11 yearling steers, four yearling heifers, and ten calves from 1 to 4 months old. FOBTY FIVE SHOATS WEIGHING FBOM 100 TO 150 POUNDS. ONE CHESTEB WHITE BOAB i; year good irymeu, and he feeds ; most of his grain and corn, so the pro- nosed corn loans do not inte^esv nosed corn m much. He is mucn more interested in seeing livestock and dwry f- nrices rise, though, like most fam- ers he speaks well pf the plw* , entertained ers, be w«?w wv v*/'l-.Tat wash- l bat are being worked put at Wftsa ington to benefit agriculture. John Ulters, wbo bas one-half of C. IB Heise's 640-acre farm two v «<• ** ..v , j.— kad OCC aS' Farm Machinery, Etc. Two box wagons, 1 rack wagon, 1 McCormick 8-ft. binder, I manure wreatir*;.] 2 single row cultivators, one 2-row cultivator, one 10-ft. w^W ***£. , B. SAWYU*, Op*. wiui grass seed attachment, one 10-ft. disc, one 8-ft. disp, two 5-ft, mowers, ram Planter, one 3-section drag, one 2-section drag, one disc cultivator, one backer one bob sled, two hay rakes, three sets o* harness, one cream WW*ter& one water tenkVtwo gas engines, one feed bunk. Also owny oft** articles *— numerous to mention, ' • TtJiMS; Cash, or make arrangements with the clerfe before, &S «&J.£f HENRY SCflEPPMANN, AMI) WM,

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