Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on May 3, 1934 · Page 7
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 7

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, May 3, 1934
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Quality ^RNITURE <« millionaires only being privileged furniture. We offer the middle class J'Uake you-beyond your means. • living: room suites _—$49.50 and up t dining room suites 802.50 and up , bedroom suites -— .$45.00 and up Lound, then you will find it easy to make a se- i here. in, a LANE Cedar Chest Hand/ Automatic Tray given with this LANE Moth Prevention Week Special 11! FREE i week ' -y LANE or Chest ••s c Moth •ante Poficy [Foster's Furniture Co. $763,374.19 This amount represents the (iroceedsof Corn Loans closed rough this bank. This bank is willing at all les to cooperate with and as- st its customers in every way. Iowa State Bank Algona ere Deposits are Insured" Noy this garden freshness r *T r^ g~- u - ^ ^tudie^Sealed Corn Question WHAT TO DO WITH IT IS BIG PUZZLE KOSSUTH COTTNTY ADVANCE. AT-fiONA IOW A PAGE SBVBI !W l^.» Corn May Be Turned Over to Farmers Grain Corp. The federal poveniniont Don M. HtHes, C. II. Klamp, Field Reporters H. ,| Payne, Contributing Wo called on the John Wallaces two miles southeast of Fonton one day lust week, and found John a I work in the flower Harden. Mr. and Walla.ee have seven children, of. them are at The cows, Mr all boys, .and four homo, helping their father. Wallaces arc milking 18 ary and a corn crih, and will repair other buildings. « * * t Fred Kadow, three miles north and iy 2 miles east of Bancroft, was planting onions Friday. The farm ho lives on is the John Neniraers 500 bahy chicks, which takes much of her time. » * » » Mr. and Mrs. Edward Meyer, who live with Mrs. Meyer's parents, the Ben Luedtkes, two miles cast and one mile south of Fenton, have an ewe that had three lambs last spring, but evidently wishing to help out more this year, bore quadruplets. The lambs are all alive and healthy. They have 403 chicks left from 410 White Leghorns, so feel that luck is with them this spring. This ewe doesn't believe In government control of production, say the Myers. •--'-• •• • i i 11 111 f-, jfj IJIJ W ?), 1 in , .-— — .« races;mostly Guernseys. John rents go 1 section. Twenty-four yeras prospect of coming into own- i acres from a Mrs. Peterson, and he las ° tllc Ka(Jows moved to Pine he rsihip of some SfiO.OOO.OOO bushels if corn on August 1 unless there » an increase of more than 20 per cent in the price of the com- noclity before that date. Under the administration plan or aid to corn growers farmers vero advanced 45 cents a bushel on grain Healed in cribsv on the Prior to (ho announcement recently (hat (o Prof. A. (J. Black, of Ames, bead of the corn-hog section at Washington, had been assigned the task, there bad been nothing to indicate that the government was considering (he (fiiesHoii of disposition of (lie sealed corn in case it is not redeemed. The article hero presented appeared on the first page of last Thursday's Chicago Journal of Commerce under the name of William H. Bromage. lias Hampshire, John has 98 spring pigs. His quota j s 135, so no plans to raise some fall pigs. Mrs. Wallace spends a good deal of time on her 1300 While ' Leghorns. Two hundred chicks are two months old, all pullets; the other chicks are younger. farm. The terms of the contract provided that the loan bccomed payable August 1 and in the event of default Mie holder of the note (Commodity Credit Corporation) comes into possession of the property. With ca&h corn quoted around 47 cents a bushel in the Chicago market, there in an average spread of more than 10 cents a bushel between what the farmer can get at the local station and the price he must realize to pay off the loan without loss to himself. It is the general assumption that if he cannot get a local price in excess of the amount due .the government the farmer will simply turn over the pledged corn. Must Pay Shelling Charge. While the corn in question is on tlie ctb in ^ealed bins, the contract upon which ttie loan was ba-; ed provider, tha'- if ihc- bolder of the noto cc.mcs into possession of the commodity the farmer agrees deliver it on call to his local elevator retweeu August 1 and 0-".ober 15 and pay the shelling charge. This latter ciiarge is l',-i centa a bushel. Mr. and Mrs. Emil Schumacher, two miles south and one and a half mile cast of Fenton, have a model brooder house which Erail built to his own specifications. It lias an oval cover on the butsido with slate roofing. The house is about 14 foot long, eight feet wide, and lined with ' insulation board, which makes it warm in winter and keeps it cool on hot summer days. The Schumachers bought 500 White Leghorn chciks from the Walter Kruso hatchery near Lone Rock and to date have only a small loss. * * * * Newcomers in the Fenton neighborhood are the Milo/B. Behrends family at the southern outskirts of Fenton. Mr. and Mrs. Behrends, with their three boys and two girls, recently moved there from Esther-, ville. They have a small place with good garden spot and room for chickens. Milo was making a pen for chicks when we called one day last week. He said he liked Fenton as a home town. • * * « Ralph Thompson, one and a half miles north of Lone Rock, and his 6-year-old son were building fence around a new pasture one day last week when we called. The little boy told us about an old gander his mother has that fights him all the time, trying to knock the child down by beating wings at him. Ralph farms 160 acres and milks five cows at present. Mrs. Thompson keeps busy with chickens and her garden, * * * * Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Alrhart are Bluffs, Wyo., where they lived 16 years. They farmed there and liked the country. Eight years ago they moved to Wadena, Minn. They would have stayed in Wyoming, but, one of the sons has heart trouble,! and the altitude was too much for bim. There are four boys and two daughters in the family. The eldest son works for the Union Pacific railway company, and has been with the company ten years. The younger son will be graduated from the Wadena high school this spring, and then will come home. Mrs. Kadow is the sister of E. A. Droessler, well known Bancroft farmer. Sexton *«• * Latest figures have been made show that loans on more than 250,000,000 'bushels with the government advancing about $120,000,000. Nearly ihalf of this amount ihas been loaned by the Chicago 1 (office of the Comtntodity; Creddti Corporation which handles loans in Illinois Iowa and Indiana. At the local office it was said that loans in this section approximate $47,000,000. Corn loans are still being made, the original expiration date of the offer, March 31, having been twice) extended. The present limit is now April 30. Need 54W in Illinois. As the average total of freight, other shipping, and commission! charges from Illinois points to the Chicago market is 9% cents a bushel, a price in excess of 64% cents here is needed for the Illinois farmer to "get out." From the average Iowa point charges total 13% cents, requiring a local price in excess of '58% cents. Prices at local stations in. Iowa today range from 32 to 35 cents a bushel. The contract provides that if corn reaches a price of 75 cents a bushel on the Chicago Board of Trade, the holder of the- noto can call for immediate payment of the loan. So far as is known, the government has not yet set up machinery for handling the corn, if it cornea into governmental .possession. It is generally believed, however, that it will be turned over to the Farmers National Grain Corporation for disposition. now making their home with the J. B. Grays, Mr. Gray being Mrs. Airhart's father. They live three miles south of Fenton, but formerly lived near Whittemore. J. C. was busy disking. There is enough tillable soil on the place to keep both Mr. Gray and J. C. busy. * * • » A mile east and a mile south o: Fenton is located one of the fines farms in the county. Mr. and Mrs Harry Haase, the owners, have de< voted eight years to terracing am landscaping their lawn, and among its features is a sunken garden with lily pools. One of Harry's hob bies is raising Eskimo Spitz dogs He has a 5-year-old bitch with six pups at this time. Most of his pup. are shipped to New York for sale The old dog has had a litter of six pups twice a year in the last few years. Harry is proud of his dogs and besides they prove profitable Mrs. Haase told us that Harry als enjoys' hunting and fishing, and he proudly showed us his own mounted specimens of wide-mouth black bass, also a 12-lb. pike he caught in a lake last summer. We noted a half dozen fishing reels, which goes to show that Harry takes along friends on his treks. He is 'now We called Friday on E. A. Droessler, a mile east of Bancroft, and found him digging out quack grass which had started growing round his currant bushes. Mrs. roessler was caring for her baby hicks. She said she had planted onsiderable garden seed. The )roesslers raise some fine plums, ut they have one tree that is always white with blossoms in snas- n but has never borne plums. Mr. )roessler said if it did not bear his season he would cut it down, 'here is a fine herd of Holstein ows on the place. * * * * George Wieker, three miles east nd three-fourths of a mile north f Swea City, was plowing last week Wednesday. As we came long he was near the road, and ust as we stopped the tongue of he sulky plow fell out of the neck- oke. His horses are gentle, or he might have had a runaway. Mrs. Wieker and her daughter were get- ing over an attack of the flu, which had been epidemic in that neighborhood. The Wiekers have wo boys in school. The youngest oy hurt a knee some time ago, but s now getting along all right. • * * Francis Finn, of Belmond, began vork last week at the Mike Loss A mothers and daughters banquet here was well attended last Thursday night at the church. The men did the serving and cooking, and .$12.50 was cleared. The money will go to buy song books for the church. Mrs. Andy Baker, Mason City, spent last week with her daughter, Mrs. John Huff Jr., who has been sick with heart trouble. Minnie Kutschara, employed at the John Reid home, north of Algona, spent the week-end at home. Sexton and St. Benedict played ball Sunday at St. Benedict. Arthur Stuber was a Sunday dinner guest at W. C. Taylor's. Ray Huff has an abscess under his right arm. He was sawing lumber with James Blain, but has been unable to work last week or this. BORROW At REDUCED RATES Why pay more than our NEW LOW RATES? Our new loaning plan offers you reduced payments and a longer time to repay if desired. INVESTIGATE OUK COST Loans made on your personal property without delay. If you need money for any purpose SEE Phone 125 H. N. KRUSE Federal Finance Co. Representing Algona; Dos Moines 'arm, 2 miles south Francis is a cousin of of Algona, William planning a vacation this summer among northern Minnesota lakes, and Mrs. Haase made it known that she 1 would be among those present when he left. She is the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Hayenga, also of Fenton, and the Haases have one child, a daughter six years old, name Shirley Mae, ?inn, of Algona. He had been help- ng at Andrew Godfredson's, on the southern outskirts of Algona during the absence of Loyd Keith, who spent a couple of months In California. • • * • Claude Seely, six miles northeast of Algona, in the Plum Creek neighborhood, finished building a new smoke house last week. The building is approximately 6x10, and will be a great help at butchering time. Dry hickory wood is burned to smoke the meat. • • * » Fred Powell, of the Handy Grocery, Algona, is remodeling the house across the street from his store, which he purchased recently. A. J. Brown and two sons are excavating the basement for the new home. * * • • We called on-Clarence Bierstedt, 2 miles north of Fenton, Monday, and found him busy on the piece of land he had rented to the government under his corn-hog contract. Clarence lives on the 145-acre farm of his father, A. J. Bierstedt, of Fenton. Mrs. Bierstedt was a Kressin girl from Lotts Creek prior to her marriage. They have one child, Donald, 4, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Nearing, is having tonsilitis, and has been seriously sick. Mr. and Mrs. Orville Hedrick and their nephew, Howard Hedrick, all of Irvington, spent Sunday with Mrs. Hedrick's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Neuman. The Fred Plumbs were Sunday evening visitors at W. C. Taylor's. Mr. and Mrs. B. E. Sanders spent Sunday at Henry Hawley's, Mason City, where they attended a dinner in honor of Mrs. Naomi De Wilde, whose birthday was that day. Mrs. De Wilde is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hawley. The John Killers spent Sunday with Mrs. Amy Smith. Mrs. A. L. Greenfield has been sick two weeks with rheumatism and neuritis. Mrs. Roy Sarchett, Algona, spent Monday with her sister, Mra. JOB. Fraser. Helen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Paetz, north of town, came down with the German measles Saturday. She is a senior in the Algona high school. Mrs. Mary Neuman, mother of Mrs. James Brophy, has an infected hand caused by a sliver she ran into her hand while she was breaking a stick of wood. The North Iowa Grain Co. Is repairing the elevator here, Two men. from Minneapolis who are doing the work are tearing the board- siding off and replacing it with tin. They are also doing some painting. Charles Aman is elevator manager. All Feed Chix Mash Tried and Proven The same quality Chick Mash which we have so successfully presented to poultry raisers the past five season. As before it contains Cod Liver Oil, and Dried Buttermilk along with a balanced base of ingredients. 100 pounds — $2.00. Pilot Brand Oyster Shells, 100 Ibs 90c Hulled Oats, ground, 100 Ibs. $2.00 E. R. RISING & SON Grain, Feed and Seed Phone 106 Chicks Are Burned in Midnight Blaze Fenton, May 1—Fire completely destroyed a large brooder house and 500 baby chicks at the E. K. Johnson farm at 1:30 Saturday morning. The Blbort boys, returning from a Fenton dance saw It and were first to arrive and awaken the Johnsons. By that time, however, the building was almost though quick action saved brooder houses close by. brooder house was insured, but the chickens valued at $35 were a total TEA k from the Announcing my candidacy for Attorney I. ~~v**~ier County Tsu l>Port e t in the the Re P uWlc a n ticket subject to election,- June 4. be sincerely appreciated. W. MILLER gone, other The Fenton Mrs t0r IODINE IN CHICK AND POULTRY MASH As a result of tests run over a period of time' it wad shown that the death rate was-34 per cent less itx. flocks fed mash containing iodine than in those not receiving it. . .. . . . , . •, .. j..^ When fed to layers the use of iodine resulted in an iri-* creasing egg production of 9 per cent-. and laying mash contain Both our chick starter iodine. ; Laying mash $1.60 per 100 Ibs. Chick Starter $1.75 per 100 Ibs. HYGENO POTJLTBY LITTEE The new sanitary fire resistant litter $1.30 per bag Enough for a 10x12 house. ANDERSON GRAIN & COAL CO, At M. & St. L. Elevator. iHiniiHiimiiinfflifliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiisiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiinniiin Phyllis, age 8. Marjorie * • •• Brown, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Brown, 4 milea north of ten-year-old T. H. Fenton, Haase raises geese, wild d has been seriously ill with ? neu- ducks, and White Leghorns. She had just received 1000 chicks from the Cotton hatchery, at Lone Rock, and had them in two brooder houses near the house. The Haases are among Fenton's popular young couples, being sociable people. • « • • Ora Simmons, three miles east of Swea City, farms 320 acres, and he has lived there eight years. The loss. Felts on Way Home, visitor at Jackson, Minn Tuesday. The P. A. Loofts A card dated last week Tuesday reported that Ben Felts, retired Wesley merchant who with Jus wife spends wintere at BocMedge, Fla., was about to return to Iowa. "We have toad a fine winter, he wrote. __ _ Fenton EliffiWcs Named. Eligible* for the Fenton post- mastership are W. R. Wolfe J. A. Schwartz and Irene Newel. Mr. Scuva ru who publishes the Pen- foa Sorter, was postmaster once before. Bart mania for the past week. She is recovering as rapidly as can be expected. Dr. Meyers, of Fenton, is the attending physician. The Browns have a boy, Alvin, age 6, who attends the second grade in a rural school just south of the farm. • • « « Mrs. H. C. Berghoefer, who lives five miles north of Fenton, suf- farm'is"ownedby Raymond Krantz,Ifered a painful accident last Fii- Titonka and Ora and Raymond'are day, when she caught her right • "-- hand in the feed mill. Mrs. Berghoefer was helping her husband at the time. Daily visits to Dr. Meyer, of Fenton, and caring for her family keep her busy. About % of an inch of her middle finger on the right hand la missing. The Berg- hoefers have three children, two boys, Dallas, 9, and Delmar, 7, attending school, and a daughter Anita, 5, who stays home and plays "right hand" for her mother now that she is hurt. They live on the 800-acre A. Jacobson estate farm. Mr. Berghoefer manages the estate with the help of two married men, who live with their families on the premises. H. C. came to Fenton from Ringsted a year ago. He is milking almost 60 cows at this time. Mrs, Berghoefer has feeding 106 steers and 52 hogs. Ora must be a good tenant, or he would not have been kept there so long. He and his wife have three girls and two boys, but one of the girls is married. Alpha, youngest daughter will be graduated from the Swea City high school this spring, and she took a leading part in the recent class play, Reach for the Moon. Harold Fisher, seven miles north of Swea City, was separating his male pigs from the others, his pigs being large enough-to wean, when we called recently. He raises purebred Hampshires and takes great pride in giving them good care and they show it. Harold has worked out a scheme whereby moisture in the hog bam is taken up in winter. For this purpose he built a rack overhead m the barn and laid corn fodder on it, then on top of that he filled in with straw. H Schenck was a business AA. t-"^-" ln~* WOPk last week were Sunday 1 UU I • •**' JJWV4-VW " dinner guests at Aage Andersons, spent the at Forest Algona. Mildred Anderson week-end with friends Ci Th'e Ward McWhorters, Algona, spent the week-end at F. L. son's. • • • - and this raised purebred keeps it dry. He Hampshires has 65 has ten fine years, and ho now spring pigs from ten sows. Mrs A. Haupert and her sons Walter and Joseph have moved from a farm a few miles south of Swea City to one two miles noith and two miles east of Bancroft, where they have 213 acres. At one time they lived on the Mrs. Harry Moore farm north of Irvington The Metropolitan farm they are now on company is building 'new Fred Behrman and a son and Joe Stomach Gas One dose of ADLERIK A quick- A ly relieves gas bloating, clean* w out BOTH upper and lowei bowels, allows you to eat anc ** sleep good. Quick, thorough ac- vf tion yet gentle and entirely safe, E. W. LUSBY. Druggist. USED CARS Sold Last Week 7 New Fords Sold Last Week ^g . , . 7 Used Cars for Sale This Week 1933 Chevrolet Coach, 6 months old, equipped trunk and radio. You save plenty. with I 3 1931 Chevrolet Coach, good tires $300 3 1930 Chevrolet Coach, low mileage $235 || 1931 Ford Tudor, fine condition $265 ~~ 1 1932 Ford Coupe, 7,000 miles, like new „ $425 | 1 1929 Ford Roadster, a real buy __ -.__ $120 j 1929 Ford Tudor, bargain __ — $130 | TRUCKS I 1929 Chevrolet Panel $135 1 1930 Ford truck with grain box __,__ $275 j § 1931 Ford Truck ------ $240 TERMS Kent Motor Co. Arndorfer, of Algona, doing work. It looked to us as if they were doing good work. The company plans to put up a new gran- llllllUlllllllllllllllUllllllllllllllllllllMHIIIIIIUIIilW

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