Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on December 4, 1933 · Page 1
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• r w m >j 33 ALGONA, IOWA, DECEMBER 4, 1933 8 Pages Number 12 X arade Begins Santa Day IG WELCOME PLANNED FOR SANTA GLAUS 111 Algona Will Be Host to Visitors Thursday. he big parade to welcome Santa as'will'''start promptly at 1 o'- jlc from*;the southeast corner of "courthouse square, and will pro- jd down State street to the inter- fction with No. 169, thence north klock, west a block, south to State •eel and back to the courthouse Ex-Algonian are, ,t the bandstand on the return •or C. F. Specht will officially iome Santa Claus to Algona, and _ day's program will start. Sanis log cahin will be installed on, square, and children are espec- lly invited to visit Santa at the ca- i, where they will be given a re- PRIZES TO BE ATTACHED TO 300 BALLOONS Tickets Indicate Store Offering Prize to the Finder. CHiE WAS a young girl when she V lived here, Esther, daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. W. J. Todd, Ottumwa. Now she is Mrs. Leon N. Miller, Knoxville, married Sunday, November 19, by her father, Methodist superintendent in the Ottumwa district for the last several years. Mr. Todd was pastor here from 1917 till 1923. abrance gift of candy from San! own hands. ncluded in the parade will be ..i's log cabin, with the Jolly, old lint in his story-book position on ! chimney of the house. There will _j grotesque figures of toymak- j from toyland to delight the chil- |en, and to furnish amusement for s grown-ups. Mary Christmas hi Parade. JMiss Mary Christmas, whose iden- ly is a secret till she appears, will ) riding in an open car, and will [lease 300 gas filled ballons. These not ordinary balloons, but are ures of animals and 'toys made in fbber. They will float away over 3 stores to come down somewhere the county, and the finders re- Jive a prize at the store designated i the tag attached to the balloon. lEx-service men will bear the nerican flag and -form color pards. They will be followed by a ge Uncle Sam 'figure. The high fihool band of 65 pieces''will play march in the parade. Mayor echt and the city council will ride i the parade as a welcoming com- iittee to Santa. Little Bed Biding Hood. [Then will come Santa's live toys two big divisions. Santa's own fttle Red. Riding Hood will ride in chariot drawn'by -two Shetland jonies. After the parade these pon- will be stationed at the court- use square where children who lesire may have a pony-back ride der guidance of an attendant. Theri"will come Santa's Alaskan log team and sled, with an Eskinm 'fiver, Santa uses this means of transportation at his North Pole lome, where there is always ice and pow. j Following another big group of otesque figures will be two large Uaskan wolf hounds brought by fanta to show the children how heir pet .dogs would look if they '. been born in Alaska, Then will ime Santa's. "Jingle Bells" truck, Much will play all the old favorite piristmas music as the parade pro- esses. Brought by Community Club. I Santa and his group of funmakers 're brought to Algona and Kossuth winty by the . Algona Community }lub at a great expense. The club is |lso in charge of the street decora- ^ons, with Supt. Jos. Kelly, of the Jectric light plant, in charge, as- pled by G. W. Stillman. The Santa Claus day committee, i general charge of the occasion, is ded by H. W. Miller and E. C. ncher, assisted by Hugh Post, in irge of the;parade, D. Wayne R. owns, school band director, in musical numbers during Identity of Lucky Girl Kept Secret Till Parade Starts Ballots Cast Saturday Sealed in Vault Not to Be Counted Till Wednesday. Result Announced After Parade. First Corn Loan Is Made 1200 BU, CORN NEAR ST, JOE SECURES $540 FAIRMONT IS TURKEY GAME WINNER, 7-6 Single Point Defeat as for Locals. Season Closes Tho season's record for the Independents follows: Fairmont 6 Sac City 0 Fairmont 7 Spencer 3 Sanlwrn 0 lioone 7 Fairmont 7 Algona 0 Algona 24 Algona 0 Algona 0 Algona 28 Algona 20 Algona 6 1 afternoon, assisted by the offi: «s and directors of the club. Miss Mary Christmas contest com- "Jittee is composed of H. B. Wlhite, '• J. Harrington, Wm. F. Steele, Wn Huenhold, and H. R. Soren- fon. They took charge of distribu- '»» and^ counting of'ballots. "• H. Chrisohilles is president of is Community club, and directors R* P. j. tihristensen, C. R. LaBarre, "•Miller. H. M.Hauberg, Mr. Still„">• M, J. Pool, A. H. Borchardt, j^ta Beiser and George Elbert. D. • Dewel is cjub secretary. '* [ORES TO BE OPEN THURSDAY EVENING stores win be open Thurs- W .night tp b.e hosts to the crowds g to see Santa Claus and the street decorations. The stores not remaining open for business ""is particularly, but to form a for sightseers to rest and . themselves, visit with their fiiif s ? U( * ?" en ' ds - The'annual "it opening hours for the Christ~ seaspn are planned for the en- ^'e,efc preceding Christmas, the 1 to ?3rd, with ail stores remain- open those evenings for after- Wer shoppers. Warned Not to Shoot at Balloons Pf firearms, including air rif- -"sus^; or rifles to bring toy balloons released dur- ; we parade Thursday is prohj- ' ' i street win be patrpU- - • '; any The Alsona Independents lost their last game of the season, 7-0, to the Fairmont team on the local Thanksgiving day. This was their third defeat In the season at the hands of the Fairmonters. who won 7-0, October 22 and 6-0 October 1. The Independents ended the season with three wins and four losses, ancl their total polntage driving the season was 80 against 29 for their opponents. In the game Sunday Fairmont made its sole touchdown in the first quarter and got the winning extra point on a plunge over goalline. Algona's touchdown came early in the fourth quarter, but a kick for the extra point failed. First T&uchclown for Visitors. Fairmont won the toss and received the kickoff on the 20-yd. line, returning the ball 15 yards. Fairmont, on the third down, completed a pass good for 25 yards, and another soon after for 5 yards more, Algona then held and got the ball on clowns on her own 20-yd. line. A fumble for Algona lost five yards, a blocked kick lost another five and the second kick gave the ball to Fairmont on Algona's 42-yd. line. A pass for a gain of 37 yards by Fairmont brought the ball to Algona's 5 yd. line. Fairmont was there held till the fourth down before putting the ball over for the touchdown. Algona-received the kickoff on the 5 yd, line and returned it to the 21 yard line. A pass to Reed netted a 15 yd. gain, and the first quarter ended with .the ball on the 40 yd- line. •During the parade Thursday at 1 'clock 300 balloons will he released to which will be attached tags. On these tags will be the name of an. Algona store, and those finding the balloons are entitled to prizes given by the merchant named on the tags, which must be presented at the stores before Christmas. The balloons are filled with gas which makes them rise into the air to about 200 feet, where they float with the wind. They go usually from 10 to 15 miles before the gas escapes and they come to earth. Merchants who are giving prizes are: Thomas Akre K. D. James Drug Store Elk Cleaners Foster Furniture Company Smoke Shop 'I Setchell and Setchell Anderson Brothers Joe Bloom : Zenred and Caldwell White,'s Grocery Smith's Billiard Parlor Algona Bakery Madson and Hanson, A. H. Borchardt F. 'Si Norton and Son Dairy Food Store The Elite Shop Hesley & Johnson .Service Station Lewis Eike Advance Pfib. Co. George Holtzbauer The Goeders Company Neville's Shoe. Store Wilson Bakery Hawcott and Ogg Milady's Beauty Salon The Boston Store George E. Johnson Long's Grocery Haggard & Falkenhainer Friday Night's Totals (Last Public Count) Betty Barry 199,961 Lucille Elsenlmrth, St. Benedict 179,800 Madonno Quinn 120,240 Marian Corey 75,400 Gertrude Long 63,077 Jane Hemphill 54,462 Rachel Clapsaddle, Bnrt 46,242 Norma Greiner 38,850 Josephine Chubb 85,073 Euth McKee 32,503 Catherine Streit 25,570 Alma Krueger 23,500 Irene Drager , 22,494 Betty Sheridan, Bancroft 16,855 Arlene Holdren 15,275 Marcello Cullen, Whittemore. 12,429 Frances Kunz, Wesley 10,460 Valeria Pickett 10,225 Vera Bigings 7,325 Lumetta Mae Beece, Elmore 7,300 Alice June Cairy Whittemore 6,400 June Larson . 3,525 Corn Loan Facts Given in Questions & Answers Battle Grows Tougher. Algona failed to make downs and kicked to Fairmont, the ball being received on 'the 15-yd, line. Fairmont failed to gain and kicked to Algona on her 25-yd. line. Al' gona also failed to gain and make downs, and a pass on the fourth down gave the ball to Fairmont on. the '20-yd. line. On the next play Algona was offsides, and a penalty took the ball to Fairmont's 25 yard line. Fairmont made the next down on off tackle gains, but then was held for no gain and kicked to Algona on Algona's own 34-yd. line. Algona lost five yards on the next play and then was penalized for two Incomplete passes, following which gona kicked to Fairmont on Algona's 48-yd. line Fairmont gained four yards on the next two plays, but then two Incomplete passes resulted In a penalty and gave the ball to Algona In midfleld. Alsona's pass on the next play was n. g., and the first half ended with the ball on the 60-yd. line. Second Half Begins. Fairmont i-ecelved on the 20-yd. line, and on the second play was penalized five yards, then kicked The visitors kicked to Algona, on ithe, 40-yd. line, but Algona failed to gain, and kicked out of bounds on Ithe 29-yd. line. Fairmont made- a, surprise luck on the next play which, went out of bounds on the 37-yd. line. An off- tackle play then netted 18 yards for Algona, taking the.baU to the ,15-yd. line. Two more plays netted six yards, and a pass for 9 yards E. W. Lusby H. R. Sorensen and Company Cut Rate Grocery Lowe and McMurray Modern Dry Cleaners CBJustrom's Gas and Electric Kohlaas and Spilles A & P Grocery Christensen Bros. Co. Pratt Electric Co. Wm. C. 'Dau Garage Daily Reminder Haggard & Waller Kohlhaas Brothers Jos. Greenburg Hub Recreation Parlor Moe & Sjogren Call Theatre H. D. Clapsaddle Tire Shop Botsford Lumber Company R. A. Clark Grocery Elbert Garage . Nelson Hardware Brownell Shoe Co. State's Cafe. Neville's Toggery Silver Gray Cafe Basket Grocery Fisher Cafe Chrischilles & Herbst Fred Wehler Co. Cummings 5c to $1.00 Store The Graham Co. Sorensen Drug Store Deldutch Super Service Norton Machine Works Misbach Clothing Co. Kent Motor Co. Holecek Radio Shop Helberg Garage Council Oak Store Gamble Store Anderson Grain & Coal Co. Algona Auto Sales Algona Ice Cream Factory Algona Flour & Feed Store Algona Greenhouse Who will be Miss Mary Christmas in the big parade Thursday is still in doubt, and the lucky girl will not be known till she appears in the parade. The final public ballot was announced-Friday night, after one of the biggest votes in the contest, with a flood of ballots sending two girls surging ahead. Saturday's ballots, which even exceeded in number those of Friday's tremendous total, have been sealed, and will not be counted till Wednesday night. The committee in charge has been sworn to secrecy, with threats of dire punishment if the name of the lucky girl becomes known before the parade. These Saturday ballots are now locked in a vault, safe and secure from any marauding hand, and they will not be taken from the vault for counting till Wednesday, when the full committee will be on hand to count them. The meeting place of the committee has been changed, and the place where the final tally will be made is also being kept secret. In Friday's voting two girls, Betty Barry, Algona, and Lucille Bisenbarth, St. Benedict, polled more than 100,000 votes each. These tremendous figures put Betty in first position, and Miss Eisenbarth in second position. These figures mean simply that more than $1,000 worth of purchases in Algona Friday were credited to these two girls. ' Madonna Quinn, who had previously led consistently since the contest opened, had a large total for Friday, but not enough to maintain her lead. Marian Corey, Algona, maintained fourth position up to Friday night, while Gertrude Long advanced one position to fifth to nose out Jane Hemphill, who had been fifth. Rachel Clapsaddle, Burt, showed much strength in the counting last week, and indications were Friday that other contestants would have a hard time keeping her out of the first five. Anything can happen in a contest like this. Concerted work by many buyers in the interest of more than one candidate was in evidence Saturday, as purchases were made and ballots counted for the various contestants. »y J. S. llussell in I>. Jr. Sunday Register. The following questions and answers on government loans on warehouse corn are based on unofficial information but the answers are believed to be correct. The information is given in answer to many requests for details of the government plan. For the sake of completeness, many details previously given in stories in The Register and Tribune are repeated. Q.—How much per bushel can a farmer borrow on his corn? A.—15 cents. Q.—Where does he get his money? A.—'From his local bank, which in turn gets its from the Commodity Credit Corp. Q.—-When can loans be made? A.—Anytime until March 1. 1934. Q.—'When is loan payable. A.—August 1, 1934. Q.—How much can a farmer warehouse? A.—There is no limit. He may warehouse 500 or 500,000 bushels. Q.—What happens if the farm price goes over 45 cents a bushel? A.—The farmer can sell the corn, pay off the loan plus interest at 4 per cent. He gets the benefit of any price over and above the principal of the loan plus interest. [(He pays interest only up to the time the note is paid.] Q.—Suppose the price is less than 45 cents on the farm when the loan becomes due next August? A.—The loan may be paid in full without further liability by delivering to the government at a nearby shipping point the number of bushels of shelled corn on which the loan was obtained. In this case the farmer pays no interest. Q.—On what grade of corn will loans be made.? A.—Number 4 and above. Q.—Where can blanks and forms for loans be obtained? A.—From the state department of agriculture, bonded sealers in the various counties, banks, county agents, or the state extension office in Ames, Iowa. Q.—How is the corn measured? A.—The number of cubic feet in a crib is computed and 2% cubic feet considered a bushel. Q.—Is the borrower asked to agree to sign something that he hasn't seen? A.—Yes, but a copy of the' corn and hog contract is expected to be available within a few days so that farmers may know what it is. Q.—What kind of a crib will be accepted for sealing? A.—iCribs must have a good floor and tight roof. It is probable that wire or cribbing sides will be acceptable if roof and floor are adequate and if crib has poles or studding sides. Q.—iCan tenant seal corn and borrow on it on farm front which he will more before termination of loan agreement? A.—Yes with consent of the landlord to permit the corn to remain there until October 15 1934. Qr—Must corn be insured? A.—The government does not require it but bank or other agency holding note may require it and farmers are urged to carry insurance for their own protection. Q.—Can farmer borrow on Mona Dunn SANTA'S LIVING FUNNY TOYS FROM TOYLAND Santa Glaus will be here all afternoon and EVENING. There will be plenty of time to have your children see and talk to Santa after dark, for he will be here, till after 10 o'clock to greet the children. (OonUned on pftf« 8.) 4» fb * • Ji % II, .sUs' TV/T'RS. GEORGE HOBBS JR., of •LVJ. Early, who before marriage Tuesday, November 14, was Mona Dunn. She is a daughter of Mr and Mrs. George Dunn,. Algona Picture by courtesy of Des Moines Register,.. corn on which there is a mortgage or lien? A.—Yes, if he gets waiver from lien holders. Q.—May landlord and tenant both borrow on corn? A.—Yes, but each must agree to participate in corn and hog production control program. Q.—Must loan be recorder! A.—Duplicate of state warehouse receipt must be filed with county recorder and another duplicate must be sent -to state department of agriculture. The county warehouse board retains still another duplicate while the original- receipt goes with 'the note as evidence that the corn is security. -..-....• Q.—May a farmer borrow on corn that lie lias purchased for__ feeding of livestock? A.—Yes, provided he pays not less than 45 cents for the corn and gets from the original producer agreement to participate in the corn and hog production control program. Q.—Who pays for. the expenses of sealing? A.—The borrower must pay for this but county warehouse boards are expected to set the fees at nominal prices. Some have recommended a minimum of either $1 or $2:50 per crib and a maximum of $5. Q.—Under what conditions might the note become due and payable before Aug. 1, 1934? A.—Upon discovery that the borrower had misrepresented the facts in applying for loan, upon failure of the borrower to participate in the corn and hog production control program or if and when corn sells for 75 cents a bushel in Chicago. Q.—How much are Iowa farmers expected to borrow on warehouse corn? A.—They may borrow as much as they wish. Officials of the Commodity Credit Corp. . estimate that 40 million dollars will be lent in the state. This estimate is based on the assumption that most of 1932 crop carryover, which was 7& million bushels, will be warehoused and probably 15 per cent of the 1933 production of 429,780,000. The exact amount is problematical and win depend on the trend of prices and the amount of corn to be marketed. THREE MOVIES TO BE FREE FOR KIDS Manager N. C. Rice, of the Call .theater, has secured an hour's show .of children's comedy 'pictures for the free movie for school children next Thursday. There are three free shows—one starting at 12 noon, and the others starting at 4:30 and 5:30 in the afternoon. These are the only free shows on that day. For a regular matinee the charge is 10 cent for children 'arid. 25 cents for adults, At the free shows no adults will be admitted, and those from rural schools with Community club tickets will be given preference. The rule against adults was made to permit as many children as possible, to see the free shows. Mr. Rice is presenting the first thousand child•en to see the show with a Mickey reproduction of the famous movie cartoon character. These go £o hildren only. Loan Rushed Through Iowa State Bank Saturday. All remaining blanks were received Monday morning,, and work can now go ahead at full speed. Sealers met with Mr. Morrison and took final, instructions for filling in the forms. Matt Hilbert, of iRiverdale township, was the first Kossuth farmer to take advantage of the government corn loan plan, A crib of 1200 bushels of corn was sealed! Saturday by Chester Schoby, sealer in that district, and the same day papers were signed and Mr. Hilbert secured his loan through the Iowa. State bank, Algona, obtaining |54ft for the 1200 bushels. Frank Bestenlehner, of 'Whitte- mpre, was second in the county* with a crib of 3500 bushels on the! Jess Grubb farm in Plum Creek township, when Hugh Raney, sealer for the district, completed his part o£ the job. Mr. Bestenlehner's loam on the 3500 bushels was '$1675. County Agent Morrison, in general charge of the corn-hog program in the county, had only ttorett sets of blanks, and consequently no more corn could be sealed till additional blanks arrive frorot Washington, ': % The speed with which the prS-' gram has been put forward since! approval/of the contracts has left the government printing office far behind, and it is not definitely known when blanks will be available. . j Meanwhile Mr. Morrison's of f icet at the courthouse has been deluged' with farmers seeking -information and wishing to obtain 45 cents for their corn. By Saturday night there were ISO listed in the office as ready for. the sealers. Some of the sealers are making lists to be certain that each has his "turn" according to the time he applied. The county's official sealers A. H. Hundeby, of Swea City, George Hagge, of Ledyard, E. R. Worley, of Lakota, Phillip Wander, of Fenton r Walter Vaudt, of Whittemore, and Mr. Raney and Mr. Schoby have waiting lists of farmers ready to* apply for loans on sealed corn, but lack of blanks has held up all but the first two. Farmers desirous of obtaining loans can apply to the sealers, Mr. Morrison, or the county warehousing board, which consists of George Butterfield, of Swea City, president. John Frankl, of Algona, vice-president, H. J. Bode, of Algona, secretary, Edward Youngwirth, of Whittemore, and Chris Brandt of Titonka. TURKEYS TO BE TOSSED TO CROWD A large number, of chickens ancl turkeys will be tossed from some. Algeria store building during the afternoon next Thursday to becoma the property of the person catchine them. This stunt provided a great deal ol amusement last year, for the turkeys and chickens flew at great lengths to pass entirely over the crowd in some cases. Some of the turkeys landed in trees on the courti house square, and there was a. scramble' of boys beneath the trees to see which one could reach the bird first. The turkeys to be thrown off this year <»re guaranteed to be good flying birds, and the chickens ar being picked with an, eye to a good wing spread so that the crowd pan have an extra thrill • as they come winging down to sx»me. **?*"• , • • .<i h £v'^ **-,?-,, \ ?%¥><: u<V.5S-ilwS<i><. lucky person. SANTA VISITORS TO GET NEW PENNIES Besides the candy that Santa Claus gives the children, they will receive a- brand new 1933 penny as a gift of the Iowa State Bank, of A> gona, as they pass through Santa's $* ?n $i GRADE SCHOOL TO GLOSEJOR SANTA Bryant school, which include® ^H; lower school grades, will ba missed on noon Thursday so children can enjoy the vjslt of ta Claus and the parade, From high school the band and a group of boys to protect the grotesque \fte*j( urea will be dismissed during th'e,,, period of the parade. Invitation^'{ have been mailed out to teachers', and school Children, of all the r^ira^X' schools in thei county to corns fa°\ Algona: for the big day.*• £tp&7* Ci^us will be, on hanq, $Ul 'la$£, Jftajf the evening so that evsrypneT """ have an opportunity to mj»t til) i ' i v.i» i LHHU - *.".& house. These pennies, which never been spent, having brought t ron% the federal ~*rt t»ank for tWe purpose, onjy, arp to be enclosed in Uttto envelopes, with HEAD INJURY FOR MARTIN Fl Martin F« fatally hurt a tree branch, f e ,4>. » fractuhing wrday, ¥i? ftt «t- FwjWWl JW •n <f-si '*

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