Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on August 23, 1934 · Page 8
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, August 23, 1934
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PAGE EIGHT KOSSUTH COUNTY ADVANCE, ALGONA. IOWA Michael Christ, Lakota Pioneer, Is Dead at 80 GAME TO 0, S, IN '85; LIVED 49 YRS, Lakota, Aug. 22—Michael Christ Sr., another north Kossuth pioneer, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Adolph Poppe, last week Wednesday. He suffered a stroke a week ago Sunday. Mr. Christ was born January 13, 1855, at Lohnenbach, Bavaria, Germany, and was in his 80th year at death. In 1885 he came to America and settled at Lu Verne. The same year he was married to Katherina Ebert, and to them 11 children were born. One son died in Infancy. In 18S5 Mr. Christ bought a farm cast of iown, now occupied by his son George. Mrs. Christ died in 3918. In 1!)21 Mr. Christ left the farm, moved to town, lived there till 1929, when he moved to the farm to live with Mrs. Poppe. Mr. Christ left a sister in Germany, six sons, Leonard, Ernest, August, Carl, George, and Fred, and .three daughters, Lena, who is Mrs. Poppe, Marie, who is Mrs. Henry Boettcher, all of Lakota, and Bertha, who is Mrs. Otto Engelbart and lives at Ledyard. Funeral services were held Friday afternoon, the Rev. Mr. Boese officiating, and burial was made in the Lutheran cemetery east of town. Former Pastor Makes Call— The Rev. Jerrie Johnson, D. D., and Mrs. Johnson, of St. Louis, and the former's sister, Mrs. Abbie Heath, Cedar Rapids, came Tuesday for a short visit with the Rev. Jerrie's nephew, the Rev. F. 0. Dancing Girls at Clay County Fair Huge Crowds Are Expected For Big '34 Iowa State Fair Des Molnes, Special: Iowa will celebrate the return of better times to tho midwest with one of the biggest State Fair programs In mnuy years, according to completed plans for the 378 acres of exhibit and entertainment features announced this week. Running continuously for ten days and nights, from Aug. "32 through Aug. 31, this summer's Iowa State Fair will bo of world- fair proportions, both in exhibits and entertainment. Here are some of the highlights among the scores of amusement features : The second nnnnal Iowa State Fair championship Rodeo for even Running Races Again Feature State Fair Des Molnes, Special; The annual Iowa State Fair Derby, most famous event of Its kind In the midwest, will headline a program of one afternoon and six nights of running races at this year's Iowa Stato Fair here. Some of tho fastest running horses In tho country are already entered for these classics. Tho Derby will feature a complete afternoon of running races at the fair on Saturday, Aug. 25. Running races also headline the night program on the Illuminated track from Aug. 24 through Aug. 30. Over $10,000 In purses has been offered for the six day harness and running race schedule at this year's State Fair. >-pHESE ARE THE KIND OF GIR'.S you will see in the great night show at the Clay County Fair, A September 10-15. They are epecially selected for their training and experience and each girl is an artist dancer in her own right. LEDYARD ITEMS Doris and Mary Ellen McDonald accompanied Grant 4-H club girls Johnson, the latter's wife, and the. O n a camping trip at the Okobo.1is J. Ji. Warburtons. The elder Mr. ! from Monday till Thursday of last *" There were 22 girls in the Mrs. Roscoe Mayne and children, rmstronR, and Mrs. Ben Seinberg, 111 j Buffalo Center, have been here the j past week helping care for Mrs. ! Carrie Steinberg, who is critically Johnson is a former Presbyterian ' week, minister here who left 30 years j party, ago to take charge of the pastorate he still serves. The party left! South Dakota to visit relatives. Wednesday with their dauglter, Airs. William Wiemer. Mr. and Mrs. Williams and the Wierliers were guests Tuesday evening at L. W. Wiemer's. A week ago Monday afterroon the Rev. W. G. Muhleman, of Algona, conducted the fourth qiar- terly conference at the Methcdist church. Reports of the various organizations were given and p ans were made for closing the church sufficient funds to carry on. 4-H Girls in Annual Meet— Four auto loads of 4-H girls, leaders, and parents from Ledyard, The George Thompsons drove to jyear. j it i ms fallen to the lot of Mr. township went to Bancroft Friday. the Okobojis Sunday. From there j Mr. and Mrs. George Thompson Murtagh to consider and pass on to attend tho annual girls' Achieve- Duane accompanied Mrs. Milton j and Duane called at Ed Campbell's these applications, and the job is DES MOINES TAXES CUT BYJORTABH State Comptroller C. B. Murtagh has his hands full these days, according to reports in the papers. Many taxing bodies are appealing for exemption from the Beatty- Bennett law, which fixes a limit to tax levies, claiming that they cannot comply with it and yet raise near Seneca Friday evening. not without Ruth Swartzel, of Olln, came last for some of its the embarrassments, applicants are ment day. Miss Swinney, special- : Thompson to Sioux City for a 1st, who gave lessons in this coun-^week. ty this year, was judge of demon- | J. F. Boyd, of Ontario, Calif., and strations and exhibits. Pictures j the Roy Boyds, Nevada, visited at iter's were taken of the demonstration j George Thompson's a week ago | Mr. and Mrs. Christy Hendrick- exe mptions. teams, retiring county officers, and | Tuesday and Wednesday. ison, of Blue Earth, called on rela- Algonians who know Mr. Mur- new officers by County Agent j The Rev. P. A. Sturm and Jose- lives here Thursday. ' ta £h fin(J it hard to Imagine him Thursday to visit at D. A. Carpen- Powerful. This was the case when ter's. 1 the city of Des Moines asked big Bonnstetter at noon. Keeker Family Has Reunion— The John Pinks left last Thursday to visit relatives at Eldora. A reunion of the Recker family was held Sunday. David Pink Sr., who phine Wendemeyer left Saturday for Carroll to visit their respective relatives. Mr. and Mrs. George Thompson and her uncle, J. F. Boyd, visited last week Tuesday at William, Rll- ey's at West Bend, and with rola- lives with the Pinks, went to the! tives in LU Verne.'Mr. Boyd stayed home of his daughter, Mrs. Grimes,' near Buffalo Center. The John Smiths, north of town, also attended the reunion. Mrs. Pink and Mrs. Smith are sisters. Muhlenmn Shows Pictures Here— The Rev. W. G. Muhleman visited Lakota last week Monday, and a family supper was served at the Methodist church that evening. At 8 Mr. Muhleman showed moving pictures he took on a vacation in May. The Fourth Quarerly conference was held, and officers for the coming year were nominated. Alrec Boeckliolt Laid Up— Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Faulkner spent last week with their daughter, Mrs. Alrec Boeckholt. Alrec has been suffering a month with an ulcer on the eyeball. Last week he took treatments at Algona, and It is somewhat Improved. It is thought he got something in his eye while threshing. Canadian Visitor Goes Home— William Anderson, Alberta, who visited his sister-in-law, Mrs. I. E. Wortman, two weeks, left for home last week via bus from Blue Earth. Schoolmates in Get-Together— Mrs. Hattie Aldrich, Britt, spent a day last week visiting her old schoolmate, Mrs. Delia M. Smith. She was on her way home from Milford, where she had been caring for a sick relative. Pastor Johnson is Sick— The Rev. F. 0. Johnson has been confined to bed with the flu. The Rev. Harold Fletcher preached here and at Ledyard Sunday. Other Lnkota News. Caroline Hofbauer is new girl at Dr. H. H. Murray's dental office. This position was left vacant when the former office girl, Anna Meyers, was married last spring. The Otto Aaldreks, Cincinnatti, are spending the week with Otto's parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Aal- n Lu Verne for a week. Mrs. Leon Worden and Harvey returned Friday evening from Sen:ca where they had been since Tuesday helping care for Mrs. Worden's mother, Mrs. Ed Campbell, who is ill. Audrey and Juanita Underkofler, of Britt, called at D. B. Mayer's a iveek ago Monday en route to Minnesota on a camping trip. The George Kollasch family and dreks. Mrs. Alvin Huenhold, gona, has also been here. Al- The Jerry Ukenas and Jerry's mother, Mrs. Ida Ukena, left Friday for Joliet, 111., to visit the latter's sister. They were also to attend the world's fair. Mrs. William Schroeder and Dorothy went to Minneapolis Saturday to visit the former's sister, Jennie Coupanger, who is in a hospital there. Mrs. Maud Hamilton, son Robert, Mrs. William Turley, and Max O'Keefe spent most of last week at Chicago, attending the world's fair. Mrs. B. E. Norton, Algona, and her daughter Bernice, Ketchikan, Alaska, visited at I. E. Wortman's last week Wednesday. Mesdames Harry Mussman and I. E. Wortman spent last Thursday afternoon with Elsie Baum, who has been sick again. Donald Worley went to Mason City last week-end to visit his grandparents and attend the Mason City fair. Mrs. Lou Nitz entertained the Lutheran Missionary society last week Wednesday afternoon. Wanda Olson, Rowan, visited last week with her sister, Mrs. Archie Fedge. Mrs. Peter Hans was seriously sick a few days last week. Shirley Hansen was sick last Week with summer flu. Herman Bleich, Boone, called on den y' n g anybody anything, but in friends here last week Wednesday. the discharge of his official duties The Methodis Aid held an j ice ! le has Deen Proving that on occas- cream social Saturday evening] on lon he can De stiff-backed. Thus in the vacant lot next to the telephone tlle Des Moines case he lopped off exchange. Despite unfavorable neart y a half million from the ask- weather a good sum was realized. gs and st ood pat on his ruling. The George Moultons are driving . , The r)es Molnes Tribune edltor- a new Ford V-8. f iall y commended Mr. Murtagh for Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Niester ! and hls act i°n and called on the city three daughters, of Flanders, S D. government to abide by the decis- and Hazel Christ, of Egan, S. D., J° n and , A ° the Des t it can without visited Sunday at the Jenks and Matzener homes. Mr. and Mrs. Ross Browning parents of a 9-lb. son, born Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Johns are the denied funds. Mrs. Abbott, of Sunday on Mrs. Mallard, Blanche called Jenks. They lived here more than 20 years ago. Edna and Aleta Green, Mrs. Charles Hilferty, and Alfred Barslow left Saturday for Marshalltown, where Aleta Green expects to Waltzing Mice for Kntz. Last week's Blue Earth Post re- and Ported that H. R. (Katz) Rosewall, son, of Newton, came Tuesday former Algonian, had received evening to visit at the parental three mice of the species called Blanche Jenks home. Mr. Jo|hns waltzing," sent to him by his left Friday for Boone, where he is brother, Oscar Rosewall, of Baton playing ball. Mrs. Johns Bobby remained for a more ext ed visit. Mr. and Mrs. Redinger, v •« ._ — .r vv**| vjj. .UUIUU and «°uge, La. They are white with a ;nd- black be] t around the middfe. Their Des n , ame com es from the fact that Moines, spent Friday with Mrs. J helr favorite diversion is chasing .Tenks T their tails. Jenks. Marvel, youngest daughter of! Edward Halvorsons, met witt enter the hospital to take up painful accident last week Wednes- nurse's training. Mrs. Martha Gable and daughters Jean and Marjorie attended a birthday surprise party at Martin Gable's, near Grant, a week ago Monday for Martin Gable and bis son Darrell's birthday anniversaries. George Dunn drove into northern Minnesota Saturday for Ira Gingrich, who has been visiting Grace Rink there for the past two weeks. L. W. Wiemer and George Moulton spent the week-end at Lake Koronis. Mr. Christ, father of Mrs. Otto Engelbarts, died at his homo in Lakota last week Wednesday. Fred Junkermeier's team ran away one day last week, breaking up his wagon, but he escaped with only minor injuries. Mrs. Gladys Pugsley, Des Moines, came Sunday to visit at the paren- the PUBLIC SALE OP REAL ESTATE The Southwest Quarter of Section Eighteen (18), Township Ninety-four (94), North, Range horse racing with over $10,000 In purses; national circuit auto races on Friday Aug. 24 and Friday Aug. 31; twenty different bands and orchestras; an open-air circus each afternoon and evening, headlining Manuel King the 10 year-old boy lion tamer and his troupe of African lions; "Winning of the West", huge spectacle of pioneer America; live nights of horse shows; Century of Progress fireworks; over 10,000 school muscians in a Sunday music festival. Exhibit features will include: farm boys and girls' 4-H Club Congress, with nearly 2,000 youngsters competing; Iowa corn and small grain show; national Livestock Show with entries from 21 states; state women's exposition; Iowa fish and game exhibit; Iowa flower and garden show; Iowa art salon; national machinery and farm equipment show; 36 county farm bureau project exhibits; national waterfowl show. Numerous state tournaments and contests will also be held at this year's exposition, Including the old fiddlers' contest, team pulling contest, midwest horseshoe pitching tournament, baby health contest, and state checker tournament. Forty acres more has been added to the free carnp ground adjoining the fair, providing a total of 160 acres of beautiful wooded camp grounds free to fair visitors this summer. With a record-breaking program throughout the eight days, fair officials are expecting a record-breaking attendance as well. Between 300,000 and 400,000 vacation-seekers are expected to take their outings here during the last eight days of August. P. M. (eight miles South and four miles West of Algona), (six miles East of West Bend), will bo sold at public auction August 29, 1934, at two o'clock P. M. Sale to take place at farm. Terms $2,000.00 on date of sale, balance March 1st, 1935. For further particulars see Hutchison & Hutchison, Iowa. Algona, 42 & 48 Open Free Camp at Fair. Des Molnes, Special: The largest vacation-camp In the midwest is in readiness here to welcome visitors "to the 1934 Iowa State Fair, Aug. 22-31. Over 160 acres' of beautiful wooded land adjoining the State Fair has been made ready to receive the tens of thousands of vacation seekers who will camp out during the fair. The camp will be open to the public free of charge throughout the exposition. Equipped with electric lights, city water service, modern sanitary facilities, stores,, shower baths and all possible conveniences, It provides one of the most beautiful and interesting vacation spots In the midwest this season. Get the Kiddies Ready For School and buy their shoes of Brownell's Just received a line of sport oxfords. Just the thing for school year. PAINTS VARNISHES BRUSHES Make this store your headquarters for all paint and decorating needs. A complete selection of DEVOE'S PAINTS and VARNISHES for every purpose. Botsford Lumber Co*. JIM POOL, Mgr. Phone 256 day when she jumped from the running board of a car before it came to a stop and broke her arm near the shoulder. ~ Albert Looft was in Minneaiolis several days last week on busir ess. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kramer and son, of Webster City, came Suiday to take Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Hartshorn to Ames to see Maxine Walker, a granddaughter, who is very ill with pneumonia. Maxine recently underwent an appendicitis operation and seemed to be recovering when pneumonia set in. She iiiuniiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHiiiiiiiiiJiiiiiiini has many friends here. Billy Bautnan, who resides south of town, has been ill. | Ralph Olson shipped 50 head of cattle to Mason City Saturday.! A Mr. Egan, of Orient, S. D.,|and a Mr. Birchfleld, of Wessinkon Springs, S. D., were here last week tal P. W. Reece's. Joan Reece and trying to find pasture for cattle to Beverly and Donald Pugsley, who be brought from the drought returned stricken areas. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Olson have been visiting here, home with her. The Ralph Hefflers, of Granada, Minn., visited Sunday at Leon Worden's. Mrs. Heffler is better known a? Lois Worden. Majrorie Barnes visited last week at her sister Mrs. Ernest Jorgenson's, near Elmoie. Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Williams, of Patty Mae attended a wedding niversary dinner in honor of '. Olson's aunt, Mr, and Mrs. Phaler, at the Cerro Gordo hotnl in Mason City Saturday evening. The guests were those who had been guests at the wedding 14 years ago. It so happened that the Olsons and an- tfrs. Ed Redding, visited from Monday till were best man and bridesmam. SEXTON LOCALS George and Henry Balk, of St. Peter, Minn., spent the week-end with their brother, Joe Balk, north of town. The Aid will meet this week Thursday afternoon with Mrs. Sarah Wise at the store. Edith Greenfield was a Sunday guest of Mary Harris. Billie Hof, Lu Verne, spent Friday with his friend, Oliver Plumb. Arthur Stueber waa a Sunday guest at W. C. Taylor's. Lois Miller came Saturday from Sioux City, where she had spent two weeks with her sister, Mrs. Philip Thornton. Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Greenfield were Sunday guests at Wm. Greenfields, near Irvington. In the afternoon they drove to West Bend and called on the Roy Keenes. Margaret and Winifred Plumb spent Saturday and Sunday at Glenn Jenkinson's near Good Hope. Mrs. Sarah Wise and sons Herman and Strother, and daughter, Mrs. Arch Berger came home last Thursday from Knowlton, Wis where they had spent a week with speat a sev- •lilant well and the Joe Wises. They also day in the Dells and Joe has eral acres of peas and a 1500-: strawberry bed which yielded this year, as they have had p|enty of rain. Bernard Miller went to Grinnell Saturday evening to spend Suiday with the Grosenbachs. He accompanied Alberta Grosenbach Dolph Miller. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wehring and son Donald returned Saturday !rom Illinois, where they had visited Mr. Wehring's parents and other relatives around Manlins and New Bedford. They also attended the World's fair. Catherine and Leo Kirschlaum went to Britt to spend the ' with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Eischen. Ardine Bahr returned „>. She had been at the Robert home several weeks helping for the children. Minnie Kutschara underwent operation for appendicitic last Tuesday afternoon at the Koisutb. hospital in Algona. Sunday, Cain care an veefc Mail a Want to Fill a Want ' « farm, you «w«uf to take cows to p a8tur e, etc. AH sneh advertising ,„ In this paper Is exceptionally productive. At the same time It • " any kind of advertising let £S you "want" to. rent a home [~~ newspaper*. j Only 2c a Word Each Week No Insertion Less Than 20c a Week — We Do Not Charge Want Ads — * Stamp., Cash, or Check MUST Accompany Order CLIP THIS FORM AND FILL IT IN Addre., | How many W eek.i. advertisement to run? Amount enc l<,, e d $ ^I'llllllllllllilllHHhlllllllNllllllllinilllllHIIINIIIIIIWIIIIUIIHH Nth Attornev-ui i u«iL- u iowu ' « ni. una J Sullivan - -• Harrington j Attorneys-at-La* hone 2S7 ^ J r ottlce over Postoi Lawyers 1 Office over Iowa Slat, J hone 213-W. ™] D. Shumway SIHJJnVAT J KBll] Attorneys-at-h™ 0/flce In Quinby a hone 68 • A. .' Office In Quinby Phone 180 . HIHAM D. WIIIl Of flco over Iowa Stats j hone 206. I 1 . A. DANSOS Attorncy-At-Liw Office over Iowa Slate] Phonos: Office, 460-J,; ] Attorney .at-laif"! Office over PostoIC 'hone 65 • HUTCHISON DONALD C. HDTCIIK THKODOUE C. HC Attorncys-at-Lii, Quinby Building ] 'hone 251 I'AItSONS&l Attorneys at Laul H. Parsons Judge D,f Phone 820 : Algona.I Office over the Basket! DOCTORS JOHN N. KKWICI Physician and Sat) Office over Resall Drug I Office phone 300 " Hea, phone 821. C. H. CBETZMEYEM Surgeon and Phjsid| Office John GalbraithI Phones 444-310, | Ugona P. V. JANSE, H. 1 Physician and Sot) Office on South Dodge ^ 'hones: Office, 660; Algoni, Iowa WAI/TUB FBASEB,) Physician and Surf Office In Quinby Bldg, 1 Phone No. 1! itELVIN 0. BOWS] Physician and Sort Office In Postofflce I 'hones: Office, 197; re« W. D. ANDBEW8,! Woopiithlo Physician i Located In General' Phones: Office 18U DENTISTS DB. n. H.15S| Dentist Gas or novocalne w .faction. m Located over CbrlsteniWJ Phones: Business 166, rW" AlgonajNW; VETEBINAH j. B. Veterinarian. We8 t State BWM Phones: EfSUBANCE Over $15,000,000 secure. ADVAN( WANT

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