Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on April 19, 1934 · Page 9
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, April 19, 1934
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33 ALGONA, IOWA, APRIL 19, 1934 fORTH END 12 Pages Number 31 ONCE MORE ..counted Warrants [offered to Settle Assessments. Board Lets Grading Jobs, Turns Down all Gas Bids North 165 is in M. T. McGuire, Algona, was awarded contracts for 44 miles of grading last Thursday in Divisions 2 and 3 of the county road grading plan for this year, and J. V. Elbert, Whittemore, was awarded a contract for the project!) in Division 1 totaling 18 miles. The bids were 3.6c for casting and 15c to 17c for wagon work. Division No. 1 includes mileage as follows: Whittemore township, 3 miles; Garfield, 1; Cresco, Riverdale, 1; Sherman, 3; 2; Lu Verne, 3; Prairie, 1; LottB Creek, • utrlct .No. « BnB . Btlb of jl; Plum Creek, 1%; Portland, 1%. - this time on a « u ^ s .JL on ° ' lt of assessments wnn I wa rrants. Division No. 2 , Sherman, 1; includes Fenton, Portland, Greenwood, 2; County 2; Harrison, 1 Division No. 3 includes Seneca, 4; Swea, 5; Harrison, 4; Eagle, 5; Grant, 3; Springfield, 2; and Heb- ron, J. The divisions arc made on basis of accessibility to other work and lo not follow township lines, hence n some cases projects in the same township arc in different divisions. The same day all bids for furnishing the county with gasoline wore identical, and all were rejected for that reason. Under the NRA code competition has practically been eliminated. The board understood before the bids were called for that the same would probably bo identical, but at the insistence of some bidders the letting was scheduled. The county will probably now buy gasoline and petroleum products at the going price wherever it is pleased to place the business. There was a big attendance at the Icttings, and the board received and passed on bids in the courtroom. '""Beenkenissaidto , e DCS Moines Joint-Stock hank, which owns a first toon the land and desires the title cleared of the li«e Uen. This, it is said, td put Mr. Beenken in a posl- To get a loan from the Omaha wW bank and pay off the Moines concern, which by real act of congress covering all Ltock land banks is required and go out of busl- Er Beenken is represented by bton & Miller and Allen Whlt- ia, the latter of Des Moines, and >, Duffy is represented by G. D. way, county drainage attor- History of the District. Drainage District No. 165, estab- friends. id In 1913j has had a malaror- and long drawn out history. fbegan in peculation and fraud, led landholders in the district, I has several times figured in ALGONA OLDTIMER AT LARAMIE.WYO,, TAKINGJEAR OFF E. J. Murtagh has received a copy of the Laramie, Wyo., Republican-Boomerang dated last week Wednesday announcing that A. W. Sterzbach has leased his creamery there for a year and will devote the coming year to a long-needed vacation, part of which he will spend with relatives at his old home in Wisconsin, at the Chicago exposition, and with old Algona Mr. Sterzbach established the creamery in 1907, shortly after he left Algona. For many years he was associated with the Algona Tie district was established to the north end of Union igh into the Blue Earth river. r i e d[ and her i ditch'is'in fact a dredged out home with her. jmel of a branch of the river. i Slough lies on a watershed, J water in the north end of the High drains to the north, 'while tion: |t« in the south end drains into east fork of the Des Moines i which runs past Algona. i Union Slough end of the No. |>.drain never did work satisfac- ply, but the rest of the drain has i and remains in working con- creamery. After he left Algona he lost his wife, who was Winnie Stacy, a pioneer girl here. They had one daughter, Dona, now married [ and her father makes his FARMERS WIN THE BOWLING TOURNEY AS SEASON EPS The final game of the season's bowling tournament at Barry's was played last week Wednesday night, the Courthouse Rats winning two out of three games from the Farm- rs. The Farmers team won the tour- .ament, 36 games won, 24 lost, 'hillips was second, 35 won, 25 ost, and Hank's Colts were close jehind with 32 wins and 28 losses. The Farmers team consisted of Andrew Godfredson, Kenneth Roney, Robert Skilling, Charles Geilen- eld, and H. D. Clapsaddle. The lighest score recorded by any player in a three game series during he season was made by Roney, !36, and second high was Andrew Godfredson, 633. Standing of the teams at the close of the season were: Won Lost Ave. In addition to the news mention, the Laramie paper gave Mr. Sterz- bach the following editorial men"One of the most familiar figures in town Is that of A.-W. Sterzbach of the Wyoming Creamery, who for many years has been serving his patrons in person at his establishment, and in so doing has made a legion of friends. Mr. Sterzbach is a pioneer in Court Discounts Warrants. issments in varying annual i in the aggregate amount of >M5 and running over the years [33 to 1941 stand against the mken lands and are unpaid. Drainage warrants were issued, 1 as of June 12, 1930, the total i of J58.418.63 in warrants in district as a whole remained laid. In 1931 the legislature I a law providing that drain) warrants might be acquired by "Payer in a district and applied [Payment of his assessment. As the result of court action in a Mi brought by P. W. Reece, an- ner landholder in the district, Boers of warrants who were par- is m that action can collect no pre than 40.1G6 per cent of the thereof, which reduced the $58,418.16 yet due as of » W. W30, to $23,464.56, and Mr. HIGH SCHOOL TRACK SQUAD IN TRAINING Begins Practice for Estherville Meet on May 5. High school track men are preparing for an Estherville invitation meet two weeks from Saturday, or on May 5. There will be three relays, a football shuttle, and ten special events. The relays will be for 440 and 884 yards and the mile. Something new for the Algonians will be the football shuttle, open only to football lettermen. Each school's team will carry a football handed from one to another to start the latter on a leg of the shuttle. Each man carries the ball 60 yards and has one and a half yards In which to pass the ball to the next runner. T'venty-Thrce Towns Entered. Twenty-three towns will enter the meet: Fort Dodge, defending champion, Algona, Alton, Milford, Spirit Lake, Cherokee, East Sioux City, Central Sioux City, Hawarden, Rock Rapids, Hartley, Swea City, Plover, Sutherland, Spencer, Emmetsburg, Sanborn, Orange City, Pocahontas, Fairview, Lakefield, Minn., Windorn, Minn., and Le Mars. Fort Dodge has won this annual meet two years and needs only to win this one to earn permanent possession of a traveling trophy. Mason City, Emmetsburg, and Estherville have also two legs toward Twenty Years Ago Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Danson had returned from Idallio, where a number of Algonaians hail land claims. Minnie J. €oate and Mrs. Ora C. Wood were there and had prooved up. The soil was o£ volcanic nature and needed irrigation. A contracting firm was building a dam for storage of water. Tihe Dansons called there on the Max Daus, who lhad gone to Idaho from Union township. Rabbits were thick there and were a menace, breeding faster tlhan they could be killed off. * • » * Governor Clarke, Judge Quarton, and State Dairy and Food Inspector W. -B. Barney were to speak at a dairy meeting at Burt. * « * * A meeting of the county Woodmen at Burt had been insurgent in character. There were 33 delegates, and Jos. Cosgrove, Wesley, now of Algona, was the dhairman, with W. J. Davison, Burt, as secretary Grant Jordan, Algona, and Henry Newel, Fenton, were elected Kossuth delegates to a state camp at Cedar Rapids. The question, was revision of rates. * * * * Easter fell on April 12. The Christian Endeavor society here lhad a sunrise prayer meeting. » » * • E. H. Beardsley was a republican* candidate for county auditor. He had been deputy auditor three years. Mr. Beardsley came to Koa- .suth in 1879 and 'lived for a time north of Whittemore. Tihen hei learned 'telegraphy at Irvington iand for 15 years was Northwestern. etation agent at CLu Verne. 'air on "What I Saw and Learned at the State Fair." , Mr. and Mrs. Rufus SIhackelford lad become parents of a son Wednesday, April 1. 1914. • * * • The G. E. Van Dorstons, the Frank Winkels, and the William Kings were quarantined for smallpox. • » * A new bell in the belfry of the Metlhodist church toad been rung for .the first time the Sunday before. It was paid for by the Aid. • * * * A town basketball team consisted of D iP. Smith, Teadher Gray, Alfred Kresensky, Samuel Kuhn, and Henry Willey, and it lhad .played at Spencer, losing 27-24. The Advance said: some game, It must have ibeen for iDonald Smitlh, re- moved to Algona. He was a local poet of renown. A few montlhs ago e Advance reported the death of his wife at Omaha. His daughter, Mrs. 'Ella Hartshorn, is connected with a home for Metlhodist deaconesses in Michigan or Wisconsin. * « * • Geo. W. Godfrey was to plant an. acre on his farm to oats .provided by Iowa State college as an experiment. An effort was being made! ito find a better suited variety for northern Iowa. * * * * Paving contracts for 1914 had been let at $1.35 a square yard, and the work was to begin May 1. • * * * Five rooms of sdnool dhildrenf took i>art in an operetta ballad The Pixies and the Fairies. Thd Pixies won over the Fairies in St. contest in tlhe play. * * * * Newspapers toad given mucK space to Judge Quartern's candid dacy for congress. Many were encouraging. L.. W. 1-lousel, Humboldt farmer, had announced his candidacy on the democratic tick* et. * * * * Judge Quarton had started his Farmers 36 Phillips 35 .32 .30 lolts Rats ^oryell 26 Barry's 0 26 25 28 30 33 40 .600 .583 .533 .500 .450 .333 campaign for congress. He had already spoken several times and had IS other dates. * * * * The administrators of the es- his line in this region, and really represents the beginning of th< dairy movement in the Larami< valley. But this is only a part o his story, for he began his career as a creamery man in Iowa away back in 1876. "Now Mr. Sterzbach has announced that he is to take his first real vacation and after such a record for service it will generally be conceded that he is entitled to one. His many Laramie friends will wish him no end of a good time on this long delayed venture." The individual high score during the season was 279, bowled by three players, Albert Brandt, "Fuzzy" Robinault, and Jesse Schmidt. The highest possible score is 300. Some years ago a number of perfect scores were recorded. The alleys were closed for the summer Saturday night, and before they are reopened next year they ill bo refinished. Class C permit rankl store at '2.75. However, since the L , ?v are worth onl y 40.166 per •nut their face he had to tender of the face value of • Th , J to c °ver the $$6652.75. IJlwi papers on file are not I llnJ •*•** t*l \> UUb C«»V Understand, and some cockeyed •"'fag seems to have been done iZ 8 i, , golng seems to be ap- 'Mmately correct. Wsconnted Warrants Offered. Typing Pupils in Six-Town Contest A north Central Six inter-school typing contest was held in the various towns Tuesday afternoon, and the results were sent to Clarion for tabulation. More Chan 70 pupils in both first and second-year classes took part. First-year students here competed against first-year students in the other schools. The average score for the highest 5( per cent of all contestants will be used in determining tine score 01 each school. Sdhools in the Centra Six are Clarion, Algona, Webster City, Eagle Grove, Humboldt, and Hampton. Store at Irvington Gets a Beer Permit The board of supervisors granted to the U. B. Irvington last hursday. This is in line with a ew statute modifying the original cer law to permit unincorporated •illages or rural places of busi- icss to secure beer permits. Uner this law permits were issued ast month to William Devine, rvington, and Bert Sankey, Gal- araith, both C licenses, and Nicholas Gengler, Lotts Creek, Class B. 'lo the cooled jeer in lots of a bottle up is permitted from Class C license holders. The old law reQUired a minimum of 12 bottles, uniced. the DeB Molnes l1 warrants that . was were tendered s to « en «* asBess- 0nadce of Mr. Shum- ne ed now hatr hattlle > r d *orr a(1le > r chafed iouut. i °P»oned at a high all th the rwh " in case in- were fix- ay there subsequent law BUb Ject to assess- arnmts and ten <Jer or doea not because the pres- holde « ar « New Goodyear Tire is Scheduled Soon The Deldutch service station hai received reports of a Goodyear au tomobile tire of new design am structural improvement to giv greater mileage . Description o the tire Is not yet available, but i newspaper advertising campaign t introduce it has been inaugurated The Goodyear plant has been man ufacturlng the tire, It la said, fo some weeks In preparation for huge demand when it is placed o the market. . *— Burglary at Burt, IBurt, Apr. 17—Thieves broke in to the Whitetoill pool hall last wee Tuesday night and stole some $15 in change, besides five cartons of cigarets. (Entrance was gained via the basement, the inside and outside doors of which were forced. It is thought that the burglars were local. case con- ight 56 40166 Points raised decree in the Warrant Aiders of for enaw es as the * ntt ° to effect warrant in 11- pay- be- , Impairs the right Jnder recent amendments >eer law the purchase of the trophy, and Spirit Lake has won one. Besides the traveling trophy a permanent trophy will be given the winner, also statuettes for each relay and the football shuttle, and prizes for the first four men in each special event. What the Records Are. Eight new records were set last year, Fort Dodge establishing three, Central Sioux City two, Spirit Lake, Eagle Grove, and Es- thcrviUe one each. . The standing records follow: 120-yd. high hurdles, Neal, Central S. C., 16.2, 1933. 100-yd. dash, Hiles, Estherville, 10.1, 1923. Mile run, Kohl, Mason City, 4:45:9, 1929. 440-yd. relay, Mason City, 45:5, 1929. 440-yd. dash, McGuire, Rock Rapids, 52:2, 1928. 220-yd. low hurdles, Cederstrom Milford, :27, 1931. 880-yd. run, Jensen, Fort Dodge 2.6:4, 1933. 220-yd. dash, Hugg, Estherville 22:9, 1933. 880-yd. relay, Fort Dodge, 1:36:1 1933. Mile relay, Fort Dodge, 3:40:2 1933. Football shuttle, Central S. C., 27:5, 1933. Pole vault, Fleming, Spirit Lake, 11 ft., 1933. High jump, Sanford, Eagle Grove, 5ft. 10 3-4 in. 1933. Discus, Whinnery, Fort Dodge, 28 ft. 2% in., 1932. Shotput, Whinnery, Fort Dodge, 47 ft. 1 3-4 in., 1932. Broad jump, Cretzmeyer., Emmetsburg, 21 ft. 2 1-3 in., 1931. Javelin, Sumner, Hawarden, 162 ft., 11 in., 1932. Itate of A. F Call lhad received life insurance dheck for ?50,000 following his accidental death in California when ttiis car was hit by a train. Mr. Call had bought the, policy only two montlhs before paying only $200. * * * * The Morningside college glee club was to sing here. » » * * • The state fair was conducting an essay contest 'and tlhe. winner ir each county was to have a trip t the fair. The topic was The Idea ruxiii; UTVO J\.ossutn inoys actenue n 1913, and Floyd Sharp had Ibee praised for an essay following tih turned with an exceedingly (black eye." * * * * Mrs. Abbie S. Ames, Boston, had irritten a column story for the Ad- ance on why she did not believe woman's suffrage. Her story old of long trips to Iowa and to Dher mid-west states. In travels, he said, she had never been mo- eted or mistreated by any man. Vttorneys and land dealers had al- vays treated her Justly, so she bought there was no need of woman's suffrage, because the dhi- airy of men .took care of women. She was a rather noted character! ere for a time. Her daughter married a Russian, wlhom Mrs. Ames did not like, and there was hotly contested lawsuit or two >etween mother and daughter over division of the Ames estate. * * * A Chinaman had rented an old 'rame (building which stood next door south of the Advance shop and was starting a laundry. * • * » Lu Verne had lhad a hot election on the question of a city light and power plant. The women were voting for the first time, and they took a lively interest in the outcome, even parading >the town to get out the vote. The 'Boosters ticket, in favor of lights, won, 154 to 89. Of the voters 110 were women, and 140 were men. . * * * •Charles W. Parker, pioneer and •a Civil war veteran, had died. He served in the Union army through- 'OUt WHS \J~IYIL Wal'i"iHlU' ValUTT-LV •-H.VTD- suth in 18&5, farmed at Irvington later in Cresco township, and then Important Announcement In order that we may better accommodate our customers our opening hour will be changed, from and after May 1, from 9 a. m. to 8:30 a. m. Our closing hour will be advanced from 4 p. m. to 3:30 p. m. These changed hours of opening and closing will continue until September 1st. Iowa State Bank ALGONA "Where Your Deposits Are Insured" Your grocer has a r?., • - - •; ** i .' . i .•;- •• t* {r^- pply or J. JL J Movie Program for PTA at Burt Given Burt, Apr. 17—A large audience attended a -P. T. A. meeting at the Beltone theater last Thursday evening, when educational 'pictures on. the manufacture and uses of lumber from trees to sewing macfhme cabinets were shown. There was also a news reel. Mrs. H. A. Thompson spoke on the effects of movies on junior foigh school pupils, and N. I. Morness, owner of> the theater, spoke on who is responsible for good_ movies. J. J. Sherman Has Accident in Auto Bancroft, Apr. 17—J. J. Sherman, who suffered a broken collar bone and was badly bruised recently, wfoen his car was overturned on| the highway west o£ Armstrong, is able to be about the house a short time every day now. He was: coming home, when the car ttuti bumps at a crossing and the Jar Here's what items You can Buy for Cereal 19c out under this law interested persons could buy warrants at a discount and use them to retire assessments against the better lands in a district, whose owners can pay, ana leave other warrant holders holding the bag against owners of the poorer lands wno cannot pay. Mr. Shumway, who does not represent any of the warrant holders but seeks only to protect Mr. Duffy, asks the court to make all warrant holders parties to the case in order that all alike may be bound by the result and Mr. Duffy freed of any liability. ' Since mainly questions of law only are raised, ft stipulation covering tie facts has been filed, and Judge Davidson Is now studying tte case preparatory to rendering a decision. his UUUJJb"? «* v *~ " •"• , _£ tore the steering wheel from, grasp and to* turned over several times. The body of toe car was! badly damaged. . Fifty-four Pupils at Burt Immunized Burt, Apr. 17—Local immunized 54 theria at the sdhoolhouse Friday nSng. Other pupila were to toe immunized later. Among the chil- dTeTim^unized Friday were many from Se country, also ***•«*** children in town. Most of >tfie older school children were immunized dertakmg. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY 1 peck potatoes 1 package Cake Flour 10 bars Laundry Soap 5 Ibs. Pancake Flour 2 pkgs. Corn Flakes 4 pkgs. Macaroni 4 Ibs. Bananas 4 rolls Toilet Paper 5 cakes Toilet Soap 2 No. 2 Tomato Juice 5 boxes Matches 1 doz. medium size Oranges 1 Ib. checkbag Coffee 5 pkgs. Jell Powder 3 Ibs. Raisina <: l fHpSF 1 quart Sorghum 1 large Oxydol ; : 5 Seedless Grapefruit 1 quart Amonia Full line of Kellogg's Cereals always on hand. WHITE'S Grocery ... and can cash your coupon for Kellogg's Whole Wheat Biscuit ENJOY your favorite Kellogg Cereals now I Grocers everywhere are featuring them this week—fresh, crisp and ready-to-eat. Always delicious with milk or cream. We suggest you check the ones you want for your list tomorrow— And if you haven't tried Kellogg's WHOLE WHEAT Biscuit—you have a real treat in store. These new biscuits are toasted on both sides—crisper and more flavorful. They are just right to fit the cereal bowl— fifteen to the package* Kellogg's are the most popular ready- to-eat cereals in the world. Serve them at home. Now's the time to Change to Crispness I BUYING LI S T Corn flakes All-Bran Rice Krispies Pep Whole Wheat Biscwtt Kaffw Hag Coffee PRODUCTS The following Algona Grocery dealers handle Kellogg's Cereals:-W, A. White, Thos. Ak*e, Cut Bate Grocery, Sorensen & Co., Moe & Sjogren, Long's Grooery. Council Oafc, A. & P, Food Store, Bft&et Grocery, C, S. Johnson.

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