Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on September 18, 1934 · Page 2
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PAGE TWO T"** • 1 Algonian, Once Baseball Star, Entertains Friends 'JIM' DURYEA 75; HOST AT DUTCH LUNCH Bays When He Served as League Pitcher are Recalled. Doctor Morse Is 72 Now, But He Doesn't Fell Old Just "between 5 years ago September 7 25 and SO miles east of A copy of the Advance of three weeks ago, in which a story appeared about Dr. W. E. H. Morse, was sent to him at Oakland, Calif., and later a letter of acknowledgment was received. "It had been many years since I had had direct news from Algona," Doctor Morse wrote. "I hadn't intended that the news of my projected book, 'An Iowa Doctor of Fifty Years Ago,' should be spread so soon. You got a scoop on it, "The book begins with my location at Bancroft in 3885. I believe I had some unique experiences in street recently. That boy in the meantime had -grown up at the usual farm chores, PLAN P.-T. A, MEET SEPT, 18i_TITONKA Titonka, Sept. 17—The Buffalo Consolidated Parent-Teacher association unit invites everyone interested in children to attend a conference on parent-teacher work next week Tuesday at the Methodist church here, beginning at 10:30 a. m. and closing at 4:30 p. from his friends, and Jim, with ajni. This meeting is sponso'red by •tremor of emotion, made a short the north-central district of talk in which he hoped every man Iowa Congress of Parents of verse— Algona a hoy was born, and in celebration of that event the boy, now gray haired, entertained a group of j count of them will make interesting ~b\s friends at his home on east Call reading. I expect to have the story finished about January 1, and it will be some 10,000 words long." Doctor Morse noted a remark in the Advance's story that he must then pitched a few town ball games, by now be well along in years, and and suddenly skyrocketed to a fame j in reply he sent the following bit as a baseball pitcher that makes' Babe lluth's press notices look mild. Such was "Cyclone" Jim Duryea, born near Klemmo, now an employe at Barry's, one of the greatest baseball pitchers of the game of his flay. Many Attend Part}-. At his party was practically every businesman in Algona, Senator L. J. Dickinson, and all the courthouse officials—all present to help eat a largo "dutch" lunch Jim had prepared for them, and to wish him continued happiness. During the evening Justice H. B. •White presented Jim with a purse Another birthday has rolled around, And I am seventy-two; And they say that I am growing old, But that's one's point of view, For I am not so dreadfully old That I tell things o'er and o'er, Until all my good friends are wearied And I have become a bore. I do not yet have use for slippers, Neither dream of bygone days, And think the old times were much better Than the modern jazzy ways; My step is still firm, also steady, My carriage is still erect, And when it comes right down to brainwork, I can still boast sonic respect. So I feel today I must tell you,' Granted I may be so bold, That if considered from my standpoint I'm not so awfully old. Doctor Morse is now in his 73rd year, his birthday falling on May 20. present would have as many good friends to help celebrate a 75th birthday anniversary. , Pitched Against Hilly Sunday. The story of Jim Duryea is one of baseball's epics, but Jim seldom to read through Jim's book of clippings that tell the story of a great , baseball pitcher. His big day was •Steiy back nearly 50 years ago, and the younger generation never knew of him. Back there wlien "Pop" Anson •and John J. McGraw. grand old men of baseblal, wore getting their start Jim Duryea was pitching. "When "Billy" Sunday was hurling before he started on his evangelistic career, he and Jim Duryea battled for the game as the opposing pitchers. As Jim remembers it the honors were about even with them. When Sunday held a revival at Waterloo a few years ago Jim went over, and after the services the two men lived over again those good old days. Keeps Old Clippings. the and Teachers. Titonka was chosen as conference center because of many parent-teacher groups in surrounding territory. The program will include formal instruction, informal discussions, a question box, and talks on jirogram planning and publications. This conference is a "get-ac- meeting planned by the Livermore Editor, Wife Wed 50 Years Editor W. F. Miller, of the Livermore Gazette, and Mrs. Miller, celebrated their golden wedding a week ago Sunday, and besides their son, publisher of the Renwick paper, and his wife, they were aided by their old friends, Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Peterson, Algona. The Millers were married at Independence by Mr. Miller's father, a Methodist minister. Mr. Miller was already, it is believed, publishing the Gazette, and has ever since been on the job, being now one of the oldest newspaper publishers, if not the oldest, in Iowa in point of service. He Is one of the few rural editors left who combine news with interesting and sprightly comment. Pattersons Feeding 7000 Montana Sheep extension department of the Con- j Sen. Geo. W. Patterson and Ms Kress. There will be no registra- brother, Chas. W, Patterson, both tion fee. It is one of four regional near Burt, fed out some 6,000 Mon- conferences in this part of the tana sheep a year ago, and this Mrs. DeMaude Lathrop drove to Humboldt last Thursday for a week with her sister, Mrs. Johnson. Mr. and Mrs. George Elbert and Bertha Kuchenreuther spent the week-end at the Okobojis. Harlan L. Alvoid, Chatfield, Minn., left Friday, after ten days at his uncle H. W. Post's. Dewey Patton, postoffice inspector, called at the local postoffice last Thursday. R. 0. Bjustrom received a carload of Maytag washing machines Monday. There are 50 machines in a carload. Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Schaap, Sheldon, were guests from last Thursday til Monday at their son Dr. C. D. Schaap's. Rex Nelson, Senator Dickinson's clerk, took Mrs. L. J. Dickinson and Mrs. E. C. Dickinson to Des Moines Friday. They returned Sunday. Mrs. Andrew Johnson drove to Colfax Sunday for a week with her mother, Mrs. Guy. Mrs. Johnson is employed at the Cuinmings store. Mrs. Florence Sullivan, of Wah- hoo, Neb., and her husband have been visiting at James E. McEnroe's. Mrs. Sullivan and Mrs, McEnroe are sisters. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Lorenz and Dr. and Mrs. J. N. Kenefick departed Sunday on a auto tour of Wisconsin and into Canada. They expected to be away ten days. Among Algonians at the Spencer fair last week were Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Mathes, Mrs. Paul Wille, Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Vincent, and E. L. Vincent, secretary of the Kossuth fair. own Gamble store at His parents, Mr. and state. It is not necessary to bc a member of the association in order to attend. Persons interested in or- anizing parent-teacher units are especially invited. . 4 Hand Files Under New Mortgage Act Ernest R. Hand, whose Hand's Park, near Fairmont, was formerly a well known lake summer resort, recently began proceedings to take advantage of the new federal Frazier-Lemke act. He scheduled liabilities of $42,259 and assets of Jim braved a team of runaway horses, saving abie injury in people a city Yellowed clippings in Jim's old;$30,781. Creditors are asked to re- scrap book tell many stories—howjduce their claims 30 per cent, and "" Mr. Hand proposes to pay the rest under the terms of the act — one per cent yearly interest, the second and third years 2% per cent on the principal, the fourth and fifth years five per cent on the principal, the balance at the end of the sixth year. The creditors have appointed an investigating committee. season they are going that record one better by feeding 7,000. Chas. W. Patterson went to Montana recently and bought 30 carloads, a whole trainload. They were expected to arrive last week-end or early this week. The Pattersons will have sheep for other farmers near Burt, also near Algona. 49,000 at Clay Fair. The Clay county fair had three ideal fair days last week Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Friday was too chilly. Up to Wednesday night Secretary Leo C. Dailey estimated a total attendance of 49,000. William Teach arrived last week, Monday from Cedar Rapids to manage the local Swift plant for three months while Matt Lamuth *& taking a vacation jn *.hS interest of his health. Bernard Hurn is a new employe of the Modern Dry Cleaners. August Romer has taken Gordon Stephenson's place at driving the out of town truck. Gordon is attending college. Mr. and Mrs. L. G. Wilson and son Irwin left Friday for a week of fishing at Cass Lake, Minn. Irwin, who is a railway postal clerk out of Cedar Rapids, had been here for some weeks. Among Presbyterians who attended a county Sunday school convention at LuVerne last Thursday were Mr. and Mrs. Frank Geigel, Mrs. L. E. Fairbanks, Mrs. Jeannette McMurray, and the Rev. C. Paul Carlson. Mr. and Mrs. R. O. Bjustrom, the latter's father, J. E. Walker, Whlt- temore farmer, and Mrs. Harold Kuecker, Delevan, Minn., sister of Mrs. Bjustrom, attended the Spencer fair last Thursday. Mr. Bjustrom heard that the attendance that day was 43,000. Jos. Bloom spent last week Tuesr day and Wednesday at Mason City, and with those of the Jewish faith observed the Day of Atonement, which lasted from sundown Tuesday till sundown Wednesday. Mrs. Bloom and son left Friday for -a week or so with her parents. The Harlem Lacys recently moved from Humboldt to Fort Dodge, where Mr. Lacy is employed in federal Home Loan offices. Since he left Algona he had J.I11 recently conducted his Humboldt. Mrs. W. H. Lacy, have returned to Algona, and are again living in their east Call street home. 'Mrs. Hugh R. Smith, Wabasha, Minn., and her daughter Pearl, a postoffice clerk, drove to Algona last week Wednesday for a visit till Saturday with Mrs. Smith's sister, Mrs. W. C. Dewel. The Smiths are former Algonians who left here more than 25 years ago. The eldest daughter Juno is married and lives at Superior, across the bay from Duluth. Rossie is editor of the Wabasha Standard, and Maud is linotypist for the same paper. "Teddy," the youngest daughter, is married and lives at Wabasha. Postmaster Smith's great hobby^ now is a 40-acre "farm" and summer cottage on a lake just north of Mille Lacs. August Sterzbach, Laramie, Wyo., arrived last mid-week to be the guest for a week of the E. J. Murt- aghs and meanwhile call on numerous old friends. Be will also i visit two sisters in Wisconsin, ana (Other, relatives in Chicago. August was carrying with him a set of photographs of his daughter Pona, her four children, and hef hwabanu. Mrs. Sterzbach, who w98 Winifred Stacy, daughter of J, ft. Stacy, Al- Ben Studer Again Wins at the F&ir Ben O. Studer, who lives a mile or so south of Wesley, just off the new road, No. 60, which sweeps around a wide curve to join the No. 18 paving at the town's west edge, showed Shorthorn cattle, Duroc and Poland China hogs, and thr.ee breeds of sheep at the county fair, and his home paper, the News- World says: "He won around 25 first prizes, 20 seconds, and a few championships. He also exhibited at Mason City, Humboldt, and Cresco, and is this [last] week at Spencer. Speaking of the competition this year, Ben says it has been keen, and he is well pleased with his winnings." » Hoars Fnrlcy Spenk. Postmaster McDonald attended a state meeting of postmasters at Council Bluffs Tuesday and yesterday. Postmaster-General to speak. Farley First Duck Stamp Sold to Algonian one of the stamps for Up to Sept. 11 only new federal hunting migratory fowl had been Issued at the local postoffice. Evan Finnell, assistant linotype operator for llio Advance, bought the first stamp Issued hero. The stamps cost a dollar and must be bought of the postmaster. They must also be attached to hunting license or to a special card which he provides, and must. be carried on the person of hunters at all times when hunting. Weed Seed Wanted for Winter Birds E. V. Pierce, deputy game warden who lives at Algona, requests that elevators, seed houses, or individuals who will donate weed seeds, screenings, sweepings, corn nubbins, etc., for use as feed for birds next winter notify him. Bags bc '"'i'^ir- All Aboard Fall| Set Sail in this Style | Stvre H North Iowa's most popular and beau== tiful Dry Goods and Apparel = Headquarters gona pioneer ( a few years ago. Mr. Sterzbach came hero in 1876 to work In a cheese factory conducted by the Wallace brothers. Later he was buttermaker here, and for 58 years altogether he operated creameries. A year ago he retired and leased his creamery at Laramie, where he lives with his daughter. -0- Plan 1'ostofflce More. Swea City, Sept. 11—A petition has been circulated asking the postoffice department to move the Swea City postoffice to the former State bank building. After the petitions are signed the department will send inspectors here to investigate the proposed location. from prob- street—and afterwards he pitched a game. Jim first pitched big-time baseball in St. Paul, then hurled for the Cinncinnati Reds. Between seasons lie and "Pop" Anson would steal a"way to the then wilderness of northern Minnesota for several weeks of hunting and fishing. Still a Baseball Fan. Jim loves to listen to the present games over the radio, and during World's Series time he follows the p]ay with an all-absorbing interest. "At Barry's he is one of the group •whteher the men are 21 or 61. He knows them all ,and they all call "him Jim. Every morning shortly "before noon he comes down State street to take up his job at Barry's, and though he's 75 years old he is as straight as a ramrod, with the carriage of a man 20 years younger. -*- "Pnrtmvrship is Dissolved. The Emmetsburg papers have announced that H. R. Clayton had sold his interest in the Palo Alto Produce Co., Emmetsburg, to his partner, F. H, Runchey. The two young men formed the partnership last spring. H. R. Clayton, it was said, would return to his father A. E. Clayton's Cresco township farm. Enters Business College, Chillicothe, Mo., Sept. 12—Soren, son of Mr .and Mrs. Andrew Pederson, Swea City, has enrolled in the telegraphy department of the Chillicothe business college here. i A Good Store in Akona 1 = ^ p ! For Your Winter Clothing | LOANS TO REPAIR AND MODERNIZE YOUR PROPERTY The Iowa State Bank has been officially designated by The Federal Housing Administration as an approved lending agency through which loans may be secured to renovate or improve property under the terms of the National Housing Act. If you wish to reroof, repaint, or modernize your home we will be glad to explain the requirements of the financing plan. Among the conditions requisite for a loan are that the borrower must have an adequate, regular income from a dependable source and a good debt-paying record in his community. He must be a property owner: if the property to be improved has a mortgage on it, there must not be outstanding any past due interest, delinquent taxes or assessments. Amounts from $100 to $2,000 may be applied for, based on the applicant's income. Loans are repayable monthly and may extend through a period as long as three years. The total charge for the loan is an amount equivalent to a discount of $5.00 per year for each $100 of amount of the loan—there are no other costs, Any property owner of good credit standing is eligible. It is not necessary that you be an established customer of this bank. Iowa State Bank Algona it ii. Miller, President. H. L. Gilrnore, Cashier. aa WHAT'S NEW New Ties ___- 50 to 1.00 New Shirts 95 to 1.95 New Hats 1.50 to 6.00 New Oxfords 2.95 to 6.00 New Socks 25 to .50 New Caps 95 to 1.95 You will find a good many clothing stores in Algona, it isn't always easy to decide which one is best for you. Maybe you've never thought of stores in that way. If you were asked to answer the question—"which is the best store for me?" you'll probably say—the store where I get the best merchandise at the best price, where they're interested in me, at least as much as in themselves, and show it, Which means that you do care what you get, and what you pay for it, and that the "atmosphere" of the place does count for something. As to merchandise, we're satisfied; we know that nobody has any better goods than ours, because there are none better made. As to prices, we know that ours are right for the kind of goods we sell; if you find lower prices anywhere you may expect lower quality. We make an honest effort to practice what we preach; our ads emphasize the power of price and volume in developing unusual value. We use no comparative prices, we have no sales, and do a one-price business. We want to sell you our policy—then we'll sell you your clothes. CLOTHES FOR WINTER Men's and Young Men's Winter Suits and Overcoats Prices to please you SUITS 18.50 16.50 18.50 22.50 24.50 29.50 TOP COATS 12 to 24.50 ffl Zender & Caldwcll A GOOD STOKE IN ALGONA CLOTHING AND SHOES We are ready for you. Bel prepared to find at Chris-1 chilles & Herbst, this Pall,! 'the greatest assortment of I wanted, quality merchan-l dise which any store 1 ever shown in Algona, I With favorable local crop| conditions and with forthcoming corn - I checks, we say—Buy now J and save. Present low pric-1 es on merchandise offer j you unheard-of savings-! now is the time, this is tie | place. Charming Wool Dresses These wool dresses havel the verve—the snap — sol necessary to a garment oil this sport type. You'll WI them here in pretty, exclli-l sive paids and novelty! wools, dozens of them, !n all sizes. $8.95 $15 $19.75 iV. | Coats! Coats! H What beautiful, gorgeous fur trimmed coats are here s: for your immediate selection, And prices are so s reasonable. Assortments are now complete — BUY ss today. | $16.50 $18.50 to $68.00 | Silk Dresses H Silk Dresses suddenly blossom out in a riot of color— == greens, browns, and tile? clamor for first place while S S k , r t tams . its favor - " Y °u'll «nd the very latest S SS + J er< ; m a11 the season 's approved styles, fea- H turmg the stream-line effects so popular this Pall. | $8.95 $12.85 and up wards The New Coat Swaggers ^ kUd br ° wn Aus tralian plenty of zip~ eaVerS ~ S>lapPy ' misses | $68,00 and upwards U ' 1eW Seals and with SRS! Gross or Bradley kuitted $14,75 to $22.50 iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii

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