Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on July 19, 1934 · Page 9
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, July 19, 1934
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KOSSUTH COUNTY ADVA.NCE, ALGONA, IOWA PAGE NIMfl jjfClub Members Will InspecTAll Animals PLANNED HD NORTH END t Wright Ames, | to Be in Charge Both Days. and and Tuesday's End and will Ban- nen, m he He Kossuth been here on cattle, demonstra- elnS ,M«ngand"showing, and " nn on management and j£ dairy heifers. The sched- F D o? Monday follows:. FORENOON. i.j.SO-A. A. Dreyer farm, Creek, Sec. 3, management, f/d care of first-year dairy MO.40—R. B. Berninghaus „ Sec. 8, judging Hoi- Hon M. Stiles, C. II. Klamp, Field Reporters W. ,T I'ayne, Contributing Kiilph Ueimers, 1 ] / 2 milos oast 1 the field the coming week-end. Jim :uul a half mile north of Whilte-ihart about 100 acres of oats to cut. inoro, and his father, William Hoi- | Ho will be plenty busy this summers, Whittemore, farm 3G4 acres, jinor, operating two threshing ma- ;ind they have ]07 acres in corn, chinos, one a steam outfit. He also They arc milking 21 high-grade has a small thresher which he Jloltil.cin cows and have 110 spring pulls with a gas engine. Tho crops pigs. Whenever we call there they this year look good, and he is look- are busy, and this time, which was!ing for a good harvest. John Mil- Friday, they were getting their ,ler, St. Benedict, and Bert Sanders, binder ready for harvest. They i Sexton, were helping him repair have used this binder 21 seasons,! the machines, and it needed a few repairs. The | * * * * elder Mr. Reimers says he only | P. J. Fuchsen, two miles south of works for Ralph, who is "the big j Whittemore, is a good repair man. shot." Ralph and his wife have when we called Friday he was fix- two pretty little girls, Norma Lee, j n g up an old truck which had been 4, and Maxine, 3, and they are full use( j for a tank wagon, but was Wednesday, we found him doing odd jobs about the farm, it being too wet to work in the fields. At theMomen Harvey was fixing the oil line in his car. He and his sons Wilbur and Everett farm 320 acres, which he rents from Mr. Krantz, of Algona. Harvey has farmed there 14 years, of late years with the help of his own boys, once in a while a little hired help. He has 110 acres of oats to harvest this corning week. The boys have been putting up ten acres of alfalfa hay, which will be fed to cattle next 'all and winter. Harvey milks about 12 cows the year around. There are five children in the Steven family, but only one daugh- 'er, Mrs. Everett Hodgin, now of In wood, where her husband has been teaching. Tho Hodgins will move soon to a point south of Spencer, where Mr. Hodgin will teach. Of the four boys, the two eldest are married. Leo, who married an Algona girl last March, is working for Carl Paetz, northeast of Algona, and Loyd and his wife or himself 23 years, or ever since ie has been married. His wife was i Weinert girl from Irvington. The lome place has always been in the "erstl name, and has been in the ame of the Ferstl estate since the eath of George Ferstl, the father, ast May 26. Geo. B. is adminis- cring the estate. The Ferstls have one a wonderful job of keeping lie farm in tip top shape and al- owing nothing to depreciate. of pep and fun. ABOVE PICTURE SHOWS a modern dairy bafn'which' George •*• Mahr and sons, Indianola, built, from a ramshackle, worthless horse barn. The upper picture shows the iron stanchions, drinking cups and other equipment installed by the owners. Sand for the concrete was obtained from a nearby creek. The job cost $1,000 cash. Although this is an extreme case of remodeling and making use of waste materials, it illustrates what can be done by using one's own labor and inexpensive material. -. - f rerdalc, Sec. 12, management of nd and third year dairy heif- lemonstration on showing and ling. NOON dinner at the Ambrose A. [1 state park and ball game. AFTERNOON . 1.45.2:40 — Mark Shaw farm, Creek, Sec. 23, judging ..nsey cattle. H5-3:20— W. C. Taylor farm, lion, judging Jersey cattle. |'25-4'15— Olaf Funnemark farm, aley, Sec. 15, judging Brown Hss cattle. be schedule for Tuesday fol- FORENOON. 1:00-9:30— L. B. Hollister farm Sec. 10, management of ir dairy heifers. 10:30— Ray Miller farm inwood, Sec. 2, judging class o fclstein heifers. 0:40-11:20 — John Wesselman , Harrison, Sec. 27, judging [plstein dairy cows. 1:30-12:00 -T Charles Inman m, Greenwood, Sec. 26, manage mt of 2nd-year heifers. |12:00— Picnic at river on Inman i and ball game. AFTERNOO^ 1:45-2:40— Jerry Heetland farm, idyard, Sec. 26, judging Guernsey |ws. 13:00-4:00— Richard Price farm, Bncoln, Sec. 3, management of fird-year heifers; demonstration i showing and fitting. JParents and other relatives or of dairy calf club members, I all others interested in dairy, are invited to take part in se tours. Marion R. Soults, pinty club agent, will be in at- indance to help Mr. Wright. mm CORN-HOG [HVASSRNISHED IThe county corn-hog slgn-ups scheduled for completion londay and Tuesday in the south 0 tiers of Kossuth townships. Wttemore, Cresco, Irvington, and "ilrie were to sign Monday, and f eld, Riverdale, Sherman, and 1 Verne Tuesday. County Agent Bonnstetter said ™ay that immediately on com" contracts would be for- * * * * Mr. and Mrs. Frank M. Kollasch, a milo north and mile east of born to them last week Monday, born to the mlast week Monday. They had not yet decided on a name for him when we called Friday. Raymond, 11, gave us the information, for his father was at a farm City. between Bancroft and Swea Wilbur and Everett, the boys neighbor's, helping put Raymond also renewed up the hay. Des now to carry a hayrack. Ho remarked that it would not be long till threshing time, and he wanted to be prepared. * * * # 0. P. Cunningham, who farms 154 acres a mile west, of Sexton, on the pavement, was plowing up !i 10- acre patch for sudan grass last week Wednesday, He says '.here is plenty of moisture for a good growth now. C. P. has been on this at home, are the youngest. The Stevens used to farm south of St. Benedict. * * * * We called Saturday on Mrs, Mary Fasbender, who operates a grocery at St. Benedict. She has three girls, Agatha, Bertha, and Irene, who help with the work Mrs. Fasbender has been running this store since January, 1924. Her husband died 14 years ago, following an operation at Rochester. Mrs bus- the sister, Alice Corinne, brother Lloyd, 4. * * * * The Joe Elsbeckers, 4% miles southeast of Bancroft, have moved into a new house which has been built to replace one burned last winter. The new house is modern, two full stories high, with full basement, 28x30. own light plant. They have their There is a small T HIS PICTURE, taken on a Warren county farm, shows the effectiveness of spraying Canada thistle with sodium chlorate. The area in the background was sprayed with an inefefctive chemical which is not recommended. The foreground was treated twice with sodium chlorate, once on June 25 and a second time September 24. Spraying is the quickest and easiest way of eradicating small patches of noxious weeds, according to R. H. Porter, extension plant pathologist at Iowa State college. cooling tank in the basement, water having been piped from the well. They own 303 acres of land in three farms. Two of the boys were overhauling the hay loader, and another was cutting alfalfa, which was a heavy crop. Moines Register, and says he likes farm se ven'years, raising both the funnies in^the paper. He has a| coarBe and small grains. At pres- 9 > ancl a |ent he is milking 11 cows, mostly | Shorthorns. He and his wife have itwo children, a son, Charles Edward, 4, and Donna Evelyn, 2. The Cunninghams formerly lived at St. Joe, and Mrs. Cunningham was a Warmbier girl, of Lu Verne. She has an excellent garden this year. The W, J. Frimmls live near Wesley, and they have six children, two at home, Will, who works on the corn-bog committee, and Minnie, who helps care for the home. The father died last October, and Will is kept busy on the 160 acres, with the help of a hired man. Mrs. Frimml helps to pass the time by sewing and making rag rugs. Fasbender has had a good iness. Last week Monday WNAX company, Yankton, S. D. installed a gas pump, and Mrs Fasbender now sells There will also be a 'S A TIP! u ri ill I If you are going to need a jVew Range or Heater This Fall you will save money by placing your order now— • Order what you want, and with, a small down payment we will hold same for you until Fall, if you so desire. Our stock of Ranges and Heaters is always complete. We have one of the largest stocks of stoves in the state on display at all times. And for that very reason we are in a position to serve you in CHOICE QUALITY OP MERCHANDISE AND PRICE. ,„; Oil Stoves, Oil Banges,and Gasoline Ranges are o» display at this time and priced to more. i "We have a complete stock of the following seasonable items: WNAX gas. tank-wagon service for farmers near St. Benedict at a cent less than at the store. Mrs. Fasbender has had a Standard Red Crown pump for the last eight years. « « We dropped in Saturday to chat with Geo. B. Ferstl, who farms 160 acres a mile south and two miles west of St. Benedict, in Irvington township. He and his family, which includes two boys and two girls, were just finishing the noon meal. George farms some of the best land in the township, and he has been there 33 years, operating H. A. Bonnstetter, two miles | when we called on L. P. Bret- south of Whittemore, is always horst last week Tuesday, we found busy. Painting a corn cultivator him and the hired man cutting had just been finished when we dead willow trees that the wind called last Thursday. H. A. be- ( had partially ruined. L. P. farms lieves in taking care of his ma- j 200 acres, 80 acres in the home his I place, and 120 south of Sexton, and This keeps him and his man busy. Arsenatc of Lead Belt Dressing Belt Lacing Fly Nets Sprayers Fly Spray Gauge Glasses Hay Rope Horse Covers Hard Oil Hay Forks Hay Pulleys Ingersol "Watches Lanterns Machine Oil Nose Guards Thermos Jugs Machine Oilers And don't forget that you can still Iray bourse guaranteed motor oil in sealed cans at 20c per quart this week. Nelson Hardware chinery. When wes arived Collie dog started barking looked towards the sky. He knew)There is stock and machinery at an airplane was coming before " --'---- —•-- •" -^ ••- *- — anyone else. This dog is smart; he will do almost any trick Bonnstetter tells him to do. both places. The Brethorsts have two'sons and two daughters. One Mr. daughter, Arlene, is still in high He school, but is spending her vaca- will even take a package to a | tion at home, helping mother. L. P. neighbor's. If you ask him how old .has several acres of alfalfa to put he is, he will bark twice, for he is up as soon as it is dry. two. Mr. Bonnstetter remarked that friends had jokingly claimed == CREAMERY NEW plllllllllllllllllllllllllllllilllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll^ Cut Rate Grocery fRodeol Values BUTTER Lb____25c THURSDAY - FRIDAY - SATURDAY Potatoes g Peck 29 C j|i that the dog knows more than he does! H. A. knows how to take jokes. * » • » C. E. Landen, six .miles west of Algona, on the north side of the paving, is garden king in that neighborhood. It was 6:30 p. m. vhen we called Friday, and he had I N THIS "TUG-OF-WAR" a dynamometer is being used to test the pulling power of a team of horses. The machine registers the pounds of pull. These horse pulling contests have been a popular feature of many fairs in the past few years, through the cooperation of the Iowa Extension Service, and will be staged by many county fairs this year as well as at the State fair in Des Moines. No. 1 Cow-Testing Assn. Holds Tour and Picnic * * * * When it comes to large families, we must hand it to Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Woods, four miles east of Irvington. They have 15 children, seven boys and eight girls. Most of the hoys are old enough to help dad work the 320 acre farm, rented from the Aetna. Life Insurance Co. for the last six years. When we called two months ago, they, like 4-sewed _ Brooms Cannot be replaced i this Es price ust come in from the garden. He ' everyone else, were complaining said he was tired, and well he about lack of moisture and having might be, for he works hard to to replant their corn, but now they keep the weeds down, and his gar- have water all over the farm, den shows it. He has three acres enough so that they could share a in cucumbers, and will soon start part of it with anyone in need. The picking them. He also has fine oldest child, a daughter, was mar- cabbages. His potatoes were in ried last winter. blossom, and he has four acres of I potatoes near Garner besides the I * * * * Elmer Kelly rents a plat o at 39c 49-lb. sack Fireplace Flour A real £ 4 buy 9 I « Old Fashioned offee |Lb. 19c •SUGAR 10 LBS. 52c Cornflakes •>» 29c 1 I No. 10 Fruit = Red Cherries 49c SE Bartlett Pears _39c patch on the farm. He takes care ground across from James Watts, of the Garner patch himself, which near the Ambrose A.. Call state is something of a record in long- park, and he has a fine truck gar- distance farming. Mr. Landen den. Mr. Watts used to put in this plans to have a sign and a road- garden, but for the past year Elmer has been spending his leisure , hours there. Elmer works at the Leo Waldschmidt, a mile south of'Button garage, but keeps his truck Whittemore, is farming 320 acres,! garden as a pastime as well as for as Blk. Raspberries 58e == Prunes 35c = Pineapple, cr. —58c ESS Apricots 4,9c EE Peaches 43c side vegetable stand soon. Some 200 persons attended an annual south Kossuth cow-testing picnic last week Wednesday at the trial, 4-H boys; songs, William Boldridge and the Karles brothers; report of the judging, Floyd mbroseA. Call se park. the to headquarters. He they would probably be •'«> yesterday. How soon pks will come cannot be said, they are looked for within a '& at most. 'wroth county will get $1,400,"1 together, that Is, by ° payments have been •er. The amount to come • statorti M & hos for the num ' JU?:? d in the contracts and 15c County merch- of the early fall Bonnstetter paid a tribute to ^landlords Friday. He ' iin£i that time n °t a single 'wd owning Kossuth land bad visited the Judge Quarton farm mile west of the park, also the Andrew Godfredson farm, on southwest outskirts of Algona both farms judging of cattle took place by the men. The crowd then went to the park, where a mammoth picnic dinner was served by the women, ice cream and milk were furnished by the Algona creamery. At 1:30 the Theylnold, of the Ames Extension a | partment. Arde- on corn. that will stimulate Chester R. Schoby and Arthur the Dreyer were elected to represent At Kossuth dairymen at the Waterloo Dairy Cattle Congress. Judge Quarton said the first cow-testing in Iowa took place on his farm in 1890. He suggested that the association change its name to "Dairy Herd Improvement association,'.' because many people testing associa- Picnic Hams A fresh barrel on hand to be sold at, Ib. 10c Summer Sausage Best grade, 2 Ibs. 35c Peas 2 No. 2 cans Corn EE _19cl Peaches \ Pears No. 2y 2 Apricots cans Prunes for = 29cl Rice Pops Puffed Wheat Whole Wheat Flakes Bran Flakes _ 9cl • PEACHES FOR CANNING NOT OVER 98c CRATE MAYBE =3 LESS == but is looking for a larger farm. He has four boys, and they are good workers, two of them now profit. * * * W We dropped in to chat with John away from" home, "but they"" would ^Tjarks, eight miles north of Wes- rather be at home, which is the i ley, last week Tuesday. John rents wanted. I the Olaf Punnemark 160-acre farm. He has 57 acres fo corn, 49 acres of small grain, the balance in hay and and pasture. He formerly ived at Titonka, but moved to this farm three years ago. .He lost his left arm in a corn shredder a little over a year ago, but is still aole to do the most of his own farm work I Pilgrim Cookies = 4 dozen 19c reason a larger farm is The Waldschmidts were planning Saturday to drive to Pocahontas to look at a larger farm. * * • » Henry F. Schultz, a mile south and 2% miles east of Whittemore, was putting up alfalfa, when we called Saturday. "Oh boy, it's hot," he said. Henry remembers back to he time he came to that neighbor- lood 51 years ago, when only a few tion. tne Algona ureaiucij. ™ -.— ---- - . tes following program was opened at thmk j » only a te the Shelter house: uon I0 ' - Call to order, J. M. Patterson; group singing, led by Evelyn Bode; discussion by Judge Quarton; duet, Wayne and Lois Barr; mock court . — — Picnickers Taught How to Call'Hubby proved milk and butterfat produc- Chester Bensen, the cow-tester, had charge of the program. 'ater Levels Are Low in All Lakes Gospel Girls Will Continue Meetings Contrary to first plans, the Cal- ligh spots could be farmed. Between mosquitoes and showers then farming was a plenty tough game. "Busiest Little Store in Town" fl iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiin without hired help. Mr. and Mrs. Tjarks have a baby six weeks old named Verlyn John, and he is * * * * We called at the W. C. farm home last week Tuesday. W. C. is spending his third year on this Titonka. 320 acres. He was puting up alfal-' fa hay a week ago Tuesday. It was 'growing like a weed," John says The corn out that way has practically all been laid by, and since the recent rains, it has grown so tall that it is impossible to run a Taylor cultivator through. Mrs. Tjarks i the former Mable Boeckelman, o The » * * * Lee Heiserodts, two .mile frora than ever generation. ep fn . Caches off v feet wide aQ d " Shore »» »"««* or dlstance out In ?pite Qf the 1688 in ln it is expect*ext season uu- . heavy ral »s winter, and spring. Des Molne s Regis, 'Wor nploye s " Sher: polmci * mplo y Were Ii8tei * state and local follows: ma nager, donocrat; clerkl Lu Verne July 18—Kittenhall ,„ . i footraces, sack races, a hus- . fm . nia <. Gospe l Girls" who have .... -, „,!,„. nfr- conduct ing Four-Square tent meetings across the street south from the Bryant building have decided to continue for an indefinite sons ate picnic dinner. Tne uev. c £ e attendan ce having been good. ifiSSSMSSft «"» ss ¥b ' meetltf •&•-*£•* £Arv.r c »2 SSSSSitfSf-S 1 * 2 Shirleys Take Vaeafcon. County Supt. and Mrs Shirley departed last week Sunday for a vacation, but left no word of then plans. Their daughter, Mrs. Ham Winslow, is in charge of the super intendent's office while they are away. clerU ' Democrat; ton, watchman,- democrat. "Peak R,, rea « was evening Lands Public Job "Flick" Davis, Bancroft to been appointed game warden m^"™ sblek, Chicasaw, and Sioya ting from 12 acres. The Taylors have three children, all boys, the two eldest ones old enough to help, but they were celebrating at a Methodist Sunday school picnic with their mother the day we were there. Mr. Taylor and the boys Macaroni or Spaghetti, 2 Ibs. __19c Pork and Beans E= 2 large cans _19c == iilllillllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllUlllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllilllllllllllllllH 1 Manufacturer's \ Concession i Sale at the a good stand, and he was surprised south of Algona, near the Ambros at the amount of hay he was get- A. Call state park, have one of th finest raspberry patches in th county. Lee has been picking an average of 15 to 18 quarts of fine, red raspberries daily. He made no special effort to raise raspberries, but is realizing a neat profit from them, selling at 25c a quart. Lee is service every Saturday night. Weather Halts Harvesting. ers have have heavy cowTThW^ut ta ,0 a-s -e of the Saturday afternoon s ed some from strong ties, with Hampton. , beaquarters at at a metiQ S at the A. B. mlles west o| Buffalo The gave _ . Ambrose A. Call •week Tuesday Neighbor. .•ss-ff-rtfs Bauk Officers Retained. Frank Bestenlehner has been re- anaugb, druggist, and Dr. J. w. Creery. of corn this year, and expected to have 110 acres of small grain ready to harvest about the 15th of July. • • * • One of our rising young Kossuth farmers is Clifford Riebhoff, a mile north and a half mile east of Sexton, on the 160 acre farm owned by R. H. Miller, former Algona druggist who now lives in California. Clifford was making hay when we arrived, but he took time off to show us a new Hart-Parr tractor which serves as bis "hired man." Clifford went out to Oregon after he was graduated from the Algona high school, and worked thero a few years, but two years ago he brought back a wife, an Eckstein girl, from Oregon. His folks, the lorseshoe fans at Algona, and he withstands some pretty keen competition, but generally comes out a winner. Mrs. Heiserodt is one of . Curtis twins, her sister being Mrs. J. A. Johnson, of the Rich Point neighborhood. * * * * Joyce, 2% year old daughter of the Aage Hansons, on the Judge 3uarton farm, near the Ambrose A. Call state park, has been the victim of gland trouble, the result of a siege of scarlet fever last winter. Doctqr Wallace lanced her glands last week, but they are still painful, though they are gradually draining. Ada Simpson, ley, visited last Frank Riebhoffs, live on farm north of Alogna. * * • • James Brophy, Sexton was repairing canvases un binder a week ago Tuesday, when Keystone House Paint 97c per gallon Keystone 4 -hour spar Varnish ' Motor Oil Pennolene 36c gal. Bring your container. Auto headlight bulbs 7c Simonlz wax ------ 39c Johnson floor wax _49c Rubber floor mats _69c Pails, 13-qt. _22e Clothes lines, 50-ft. _5c Clothes pins, doz. — 2c Razor blades, 25 for 19c Tubes, 30x3 1-2 ____ 86c 13-plate • "!- 5 Storage Battery =s $2.95 exchange Fully charged. Hack Bottom, Outlaw Horse, at Garden Hose 50-ft. coupled $2,35 Palmolive Soap, 3 bars for ________ — __ 18c Barn Paint per gallon 97c 100 per cent pure maa- ila 7-8 incn Garden Hose 25 ft- <J1 = Cattle Spray 59c Friday, and Saturday with $3.49 per 100 ft canned pieplant for next == per gal. bring container When we called at Harvey Stev ^^^^^^^= ^^^^p^^ ^^^^^^ T^fllp^^ ^(ff^j^RSff

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