Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on September 7, 1937 · Page 9
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, September 7, 1937
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SEPTEMBER.7,1937. INESS iCTORY ADYAHCli Tspaper Founded In ed as Second - Clans nber 31, 1008, at the Algona, Iowa, Under lot March 2, 1879. H. W. Miller KOS3UTH COUNTY ADVANCE. ALGONA. IOWA Champ Husker to Be at Corwith Wesley SghoolsAre Opened With 217 Pupils MOST OF GRADE ~ =___ *^_ PUPILS ATTEND THE PAROCHIAL Offices. [tice 427, residence 8X4 Iowa. ito rney-at-Law Bwa State Bank Bldg. 460-W. Algona, Iow» , McMAHON & LUfN AH S. E. McMahon B. Lilnnan orneys-at-Law .ew County Mutual Bldg. tfice, 261; J. W. S.. 309: 403. Algona, Iowa. INGTON & LOTfE |torneys-at-Law Over Postoffice fjTESS, G. IV. STttLMAfl Lawyers |in new Helse Block. Algona, Iowa nwa y . D. Kelly _ 1YAY & KELLY frtorneys-at-La-w ia Quinby Block Algona, Iowa |l. A. WIOTOGL Mtorney-at-Law in Quinby Bulldins Phone 180 HAM B. WHITE fAttorney-at-Law lover Iowa Stale Bank Algona, i P. A. DANSOIT |Attorney-at-Law lover Iowa State Bank Office, 460-J; Hes. 315 Wesley, Sept. G-Tlio public and wrocnlal schools opened hero last .veek Monday with a combined en- •ollmenl of 217 pupils. One hundred seven enrolled in the public chools, 110 In St. Joseph's paroch- al. First sradoi-H in the public chools are Lucille Koppon and Maine Mullin. There are 18 frcsh- ncn In hip;h school, <uid eight sen- ors, '11 sophomores and juniors. First graders numbered 12 in the larochial school: Billy Bauer lugh Haverly, Donald Man IB, Bob Cerrlns, Jimmio Meurer, Kenneth Studer, Marvin Sturtor, Donald West, Nancy Ann Daughn, Ruth oetz, and Mary Youngwirth. Teachers in charge of the public chools include Supt. K. D. Ravlirr ?oach George Orbell, Ilandalia; Mabel Cecil Stage, Grlnnell, commercial and music; Volva Allen, Stratford, home economics; Doro- iy SlKinnahan, Williamsburg, English; Gcsina Schuttcr, West Bend, 4th, 5th, and Gth grades; Agnes Boyer, primary, 2nd, und 3rd grades. The Misses Allen, Shannahan, and Schultcr are new teachers. Both schools will close this wook Tuesday for the county fair. Letfion Anxilinry lias Jlei'tlni;— The Legion Auxiliary met Thursday night in the Legion rooms with a good-sized percentage of ncmbers present. Mrs. Robert Welter won a membership award. A irogram was presented by Mrs. Loo Bloicli, unit activities chair- nan, featuring music for September, which is music month. On the program were Vcra Forburgor, who ;ave a vocal selection, accompanied by Juno Adele Run/.; two piano solos by Mary Ellen Bottom; and two vocal interpretations, Shortnin' Bread and The Devil Takes a Holiday, by Mary Adine Etunz. Mrs. Aldrich was in charge of games following the program, and a potluck lunch was served. The Auxiliary will hold its next meeting Thursday night, September 23. The. unit has voted to pay the dues of the secretary and the 'old Star mother, Mrs. J. D. Andrews. ...IISON |AT;D C. HUTCHISON [EODORE C. HUTCHISOU lAttorueys-at-Law Irity State Bank Bldg. Bl Algona, Iowa ICE C. McMAHOH 1 Attorney-at-Law [ffice in Heise Bldg. 25 Algona, Iowa DOCTORS )I1N N. KKNEFICK hysician and Surgeon • over Rexall Drug Store Office phone 300 Res. phone 326 , M. D. iirgeon and Physician John Galbraith Block Phoues 444-310 Iowa lUA'IN G. BOURNE Ihysician and Surgeon |lce in Postoffice Block Office, 197; residence, 19 DENTISTS DR. II. M. OLSON Dentist over Christensen Store. Business, 166; Res., 781 Algona, Iowa D. WALRATII, D. D. S. General Dentistry |ice in Postoffice Block. Algona, Iowa IKAHL R. HOFFMAI Dentist Itice in New Heise Bldg. |nes: Office 44, res. 116. MR. C. D. SCHAAP Dentist Algona, Iowa nes: Bus. 133, res. 174. AND INSURANCE KCETAGH & SON Loans Real Estate I Insurance and Bonds Phone 10E ...MONEY'S WOBTH IN HOMES. HOME8ITES, IHMS, AND INSURANCE JOEL M. HEBBST la. St. Bk. Phone 98 See B. KAXSON [own Dwelling, Household and Automobile Insurance. neglect your policy for of- occurs when insurance [VETERINARIANS J- B. WINKEL _ veterinarians L- n», ate Street < *" JDffice, 4 75 . w . 475 . B gtJBANCE , _ HUTUAL n . ft ASSOCIATION •000^worth of Insurance to "ne company.'Safe, ae- P. Paxson, Secretary SHOP Slilned and 604 Apt. Study Club Opens Season— The Sludy club bridge group held its first card party this season Thursday, with Mrs. Arlo Dawson as hostess. Bridge was played, Mrs. Louis Goetz winning high, Mrs. Bleich the door prize, and Mrs. E. M. Olson, low score. Mrs. Olson and Mrs. Victor Loebig were club guests. Members are Mesdames George Aldrich, Dawson, Leo Bleich, Alfred Erdmann, R. C. Bauer, Goet/., L. T. Root, Tom McMahon, and L. L. Pfeffer. Three to Teachers College— The Rev. Arthur Bottom took his daughter Mary Ellen, Bernard Ei'd- inann, and Clare McCall to Cedar Falls Saturday to enroll in the State Teachers college. Mary Ellen, who is majoring in music, was one of two high school pupils in Kossuth to win a scholarship there. Bernard has begun his second year, and Clare is a freshman. Runs Oils Station lit Woden— C. W. Goslin is now at Woden, where he is operating a station for the K. & H. oil station, having resigned tus highway maintenance employe in this territory. He reported for work at Woden last week Monday. The family will live hero till a .suitable residence can be got there. Attends Clour Lake Slioivcr— Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Root drove to Clear Lake Wednesday evening, and Mrs. Root attended a linen shower there for her sister, Mrs. Norman Allison, nee Harriet Sheridan. The hostesses were Marlys Knutson and the hitter's mother, Mrs. George Knutson. Change in School Faculty- Mary Katherine Jennings, who signed a contract to teach English in the local school, but asked for and was granted a release, has returned to her home at Cedar Rapids. The vacancy is being filled by Dorothy Shannahan, Williamsburg, California Nurse Visits Here— Irnm Dee Benton got home last week Tuesday from California where she had been practicing as a registered nurse. She will visit her folks here and friends at Minneapolis during a month's vacation. Methodists Have "Church Night"— The Methodists gathered at the church Friday evening for "churcn night" and heard a program of music and talks, following games and refreshments. The Rev. Arthur Bottom is the minister, Has Mason „.„ -. Mrs. Ethel Halligan entered Mercy hospital, Mason City, Thursday, and had a major operation. Shejs a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Green. / New School Board Member— Charles Kraus has been appointed to the local school hoard to fill a vacancy caused by the moving away of J. L. Grattldge. Other Wesley News. The Orin Burrells, Eugene, Ore., spent Wednesday here with Mr, Burrell's sister, Mrs. A. M. Lease They were en route home following a visit with Mr. Burrell's parents Mr arid Mrs. Fred Burrell, Urbana Ortafs a Professor at the: University of Oregon, also a certified pubic accountant, and at intervals he is employed by the state of Oregon at accountancy. M Harry Hultgren, Mr and Mrs Arvid Hultgren. daughter Mary Ann, all of Kenyon, Minn., ana Mrs Fred Lundgreni Varna, HI- spent several days recently yisittag friends in the Wesley community Sey lived here U: «.20 years «go Flora Reivuofi, OJ , TOV Thursday at Wesley steter. Mrs. Garfella Johnson joJtaaon bad Wvpa « yw wtt * Mr8 TOP PICTURE SHOWS Elmer Carlson, national corn picking •*• champion, with John 0. Mullins, of Corwith, who is spon- oring a huge hybrid seed corn field day at his place at Corwith icxt week Tuesday. In the picture Mr. Carlson is examining some of he hybrid corn. The lower picture shows the seed' plant owned by Ir Mullins at Corwith. This building will be headquarters for the ield day. A hybrid exhibit is being shown at the fair this week by Ir. Mullins and other independent hybrid growers. THE NEWS AT LU VERNE Mr. and Mrs. Peter Andriga, Oringe City, were guests of the later's daughter, Mrs. A. J. Eason, )art of last week. Esther and Marie Fritzemeier iave gone to Lena, 111., and Wau>au, Wis., respectively, to resume caching. Mrs. Henry Geis and Mrs. Louis rferkle entertained the Evangelical Missionary society at the Geis lome Thursday. Anna Woito led devotionals, and the Rev. E. R. Walter spoke on the Conquest of facial Prejudice, concluding a Uidy of the Negro. Mrs. Walter •eported a missionary convention it Cedar Palls. There was a good- sized attendance. Grant Jennings Jr., Eagle Grove, was here Friday. He returns soon to the state university to continue nodical studies. Jean Jennings is teaching a rural school two miles roni home, and Ivan is attending the Eagle Grove C. H. KLAMP, Field Bepresentatire Frank Porter, who lives cross the road from his father, W. n j. Porter, west of Lodyard, had ust come last week Monday, when re called, from a field where he ad been mowing hay. The sun vas shining full tilt and he had oncluded that it was too hot to -now. Frank and his father farm ogether. They threshed out some- hing over 7,000 bushels of oats his year. * * * * Max O'Keefe, who operates a ;as station on No. 9, north of La- :ota, has a good business. He was small boy when we first knew lim at Algona, where his father vas a popular barber and his nothor used to sing at the Methodist church. Now ho is married, lis young wife does sewing, and she said she was kept busy at it. "t did not seem right not to find he elder Mr. and Mrs. O'Keefe at Dakota. Oran always had some ;ood stories to tell or something •Ise to make one laugh. They have moved to Forest City, where they operate a gas filling station cm No. ~9, going south. * * * * We called on Mrs. Willie Joos, northeast of Lakota, last week Tuesday. She and her children are operating a large farm, arid she said it was almost too much 'or her boys. They were putting up hay at the time, and they were doing real work, for their shirts were all wet with perspiration. Mrs. Joos said she will move next spring to a farm eight miles south of Buffalo Center. tit !)t nt at W. C. Nelson, the Grant consolidated school custodian, was busy when we called last week Monday. He was fitting shades to some of the windows of the schoolhouse. W. 'C. is the same happy fellow whenever we see him, and he is always glad to see old Algona friends. We also had a short visit with Mrs. Nelson, who was' not well for some time, but is now much better and is looking younger than ever. She will have help during the school year, when the Nelsons board and room the teachers, and a sister of Mr. Nelson will be there to help her. C. W. Hamond, the superintendent of the school, lives across the road, and he was back from a vacation, ready to tackle his job. He spent the summer at school at Minneapolis. * * # * •Edw. Ricks, northwest of Titonka, said we were a little late this year, when we called a week ago, for he had his threshing finished, and usually he has been threshing when we arrived. How- evor, the threshing machine was still in his yard, so we almost made it. This is the Frank Stebritz machine. Frank lives at Algona, but does the threshing in that neighborhood. * * * » We were at Father P. M. Sturm's, City, came home one day last week 'or a vacation. The Presbyterian missionary so- jiety met with Mrs. L. II. Lichty .ast week Tuesday evening. Lottie Mason had charge of devotions, ind a lesson on missionary work in China was studied. BEGINS 11TH YEAR AS SCHOOLS CHIEF Livermore, Sept. 6—Lowell E Cockrill, graduate of the Northwes Missouri State Teachers college in 1918, and of the state university of Iowa, in 1931, today begins his llth year as superintendent of the Livermore schools. The high school enrollment when Mr. Cockrill came in 1927 was 65, but by 1936 had risen to 113. It was expected that the grades enrollment would total 150 with the opening of school this year. The school's athletic teams have ' Ledyard, Wednesday. This is one during Mr. Cockrill's service had place where we always have a fine i unusual success at fotoball, bas- visit. Father Sturm has a vacant I ketball, and track. In state acad- \ lot, and what he does not use for emic ratings, 1929 to 1932, Liver-1 his fine garden he has seeded to city from its own plant. The Brandts have two girls, Arline, who is 12, and Elaine, who is ten. The girls said they would start to school this week Monday. # # * # We called at M. C. Krosch's, northwest of Ledyard, Wednesday. The family had just finished dinner. M. C. bad three men there, helping him with the work. One was hauling manure while M. C. and the other two went out to pull cockleburs. This is hard work, but M. C. is determined to keep his fields clean of that and all other weed pests. » * * * •M. Berhow, northeast of Swea City, was picking sweet corn last Wednesday. This was some, of tho Evergreen kind, and it was fine corn. The Berhows were going to can it. Mr. Berhow, who is a good provider, also raises his own sorghum. He has a fine field of sugar cane. He says sorghum is great for the children. Mr. and Mrs. Berhow have a large family, six boys and eight girls, one of the largest family groups in the county. The children must be mighty good, for their father told us that neither he nor his wife had over whipped any of them. Some are married, and there are 24 grandchildren. Recently Mrs. Berhow and five of her daughters drove to Boy River, Minn., where the oldest daughter lives. Boy River is more than 300 miles north of Swea City. The weather there was cold, and it rained most of the time. * * * « F. G. Darnell and Cecil Black, north of Ledyard, were at John Darnell's, on the new place between them, Wednesday. They had a sick horse and were trying to keep it on its feet with two blocks and tackles. The horse had sleep ing sickness. We have found a great many sick horses as we travel the county. * * « We called on William Schadendorf, of Lakota, Thursday, and talked "Deutsch mit ihm." Mrs Schadendorf says she gets a grea kick out of the farm news, and she has noticed, so she says, that w always have something good to saj about people. Mr. and Mrs. Scha dendorf made a trip to German not long ago, and they told u about it. They had a good time but were glad to come. back. Th German government is not what 1 was when they lived there in thei younger days. Roy Ennen's boy who is a Shadendorf grandson goes to school at Lakota, but ha come home because he was no feeling well. He is a fine lad, an he likes to stay with Grandpa an Graridma. The Schadendorfs hav had their house repainted outside and are planning on redecorating inside. * * * » Virgil Moore, southeast of Swea City, was hauling baled straw for his neighbor, George Johnson, Friday. George has been sick with lalta fever, and his good neigh- ors have been helping him with is work. He is now improving, hough slowly, and hopes to be out oon. * « * * John Boyer, west of Bancroft, as doctoring a sick horse Friday, nd he thought it was getting bet- r. There are three boys on this irm, xjind they live with their other, who changes little and is ways busy when we call. ALESBOOKS, ORDER BOOKS & similar items can be ordered at e Advance office, often at a sav- r er salesmen's prices. tJ ALGONA RENDERING COMPANY Phone No. 7 Removes Dead Stock FREE We make and sell Green Top brand of Tankage. . 'MILWAUKEE.! 'ST. PAUL I RECORD BREAKING SCHEDULE TO CHICAGO Never before in history has there been such fast service. Hours saved. Never such a convenient schedule. Only an afternoon en route. Never luch comfortable accommodations. Luxurious air-conditioned cars. Park your oar at the nearest MUwaukee Road station and ride this new Flyer. Note the time saving schedule and low fares. AIR-CONDITIONED EQUIPMENT Beautifully appoint* ed cafe — parlor— aolarium car. Luxury lounge coachei. Dining car service offering 50f£ luncheons and 651 dinners. Buffet service. Direct connections at Marquette for Dubuque; at Madison and Janesville for Milwaukee. CONDENSED SCHEDULE—Train No. 18—Daily Central Round Trip In coach**' Ttma to Chicago . Lv. Mason City .... 12:01 p.m. $12.71 Lv. Charles City .... 12:36 p.m. 11.72 Lv. New Hampton ... 12:59 p.m. 11.02 Lv. Calmar 1:36 p. on. 1O.03 Lv. Postville 2:00 p. m. 9.38 Lv. Marquette .... 2:50 p. m. 8.48 Lv. Wauzeka ..... 3:16 p. m. 7.6O Lv. Boscobel .... 3:29 p.m. 7.24 Lv. Lone Rock .... 3:57 p. m . 6.29 Ar.Mazomanie .... 4:18 p.m. 5.53 Ar. Madison 4:45 p. m. 4.68 Ar. Stoughton .... 5:12 p. m. 4.22 Ar. Janesville .... 5 : 4g p . m . Ar. Chicago ..... 7:40 p. m. Also atops at certain intermediate stations For full information f tickets and reservations, ask your nearest Milwaukee Road Agent OfoM ILWAUKEE Mrs. B. H. Gardner went Beresford, S. D., Saturday to to at- .end funeral services for a brother-in-law, James Parker, who suffered injuries in an automobile accident August 27 and died Septem- )er 2. He was 74 and left a widow and two sons. The new teachers were entertained at a picnic at Ambrose A. Call state park Thursday evening, after which all attended an Algona movie. Mrs. Josie Brink arrived at her 5011 John's Wednesday, after the summer at Alberta, Minn. Mr, and Mrs. Percy Brink, Titonka, visited the Brinks Thursday. Mrs. Mike Wiese will spend the winter with a son at Evanston, 111. Mr.'and Mrs. Arthur Rarnus came home from Des Moines Wednesday. Mrs. Ramus had a major operation at the General hospital there two weeks ago. •Mr. and Mrs. Peter Looft, Swea City, and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ras- inussen, Renwick, visited the Loofts here Thursday. William Kraft arrived ten days ago from Chicago and went back Thursday, taking with him Mrs. Kraft and the two sons, who had Reibhoff, but is now making her tiome her with Mrs. Halvor Flom Jr., her daughter. Erma Ward has returned to Rudd and begun another year of teaching in the grades in a consolidated school there under superin- tendency of Irwin W. Edie, former superintendent here. Verna Kerrins has returned to Mankato to resume employment at the Wolcott' home there, following two weeks with relatives at Ashkum, 111., Kalamazoo and La Peer, Mich., and at Wesley. Mrs. Garfelia Johnson, who had been visiting at her son Elmer's, Lone Rock, is again here, and with her came Jean, daughter of Elmer, who has started high school here. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Glawe and ber sister, Maurine Hanson, spent a day at the state fair last week. Maurine was having a vacation from the Exchange State bank. Members of the J. L. Grattidge family, which recently moved to Mason City, spent last week Tuesday with friends here and looked after business affairs. Velva Allen, new public school teacher, spent from Friday even- Ing till Monday morning with her home folks at Stratford. Margaret Flom left Friday for Exira to begin her second year's teaching there. She is the commercial teacher. Mr and ¥«. Tom McManoo drove to Des poises last weefe Tuesday to att<Sa$ the stftte fair. more ranked first three times in Class C and third to llth in all competition regardless of class. Mr. Cockrill has served longer than any other superintendent in the county. A new field house, 78x90, will be built here. The excavating has grass. He bought three calves to feed on the grass, and he gets a great kick out of having them. They will have to be sold soon. iK * # # • The Fred Brandts, northwest of Ledyard, have a new house, 28x32. The. carpenters were putting on the started, and the building, which i finishing touches last week Mon- will be the largest in the county, I day - There is a full basement, and will have a seating capacity of the house is equipped with electri- 1,000, A space 78x22 feet for a basketball floor will be of clay to eliminate changing of shoes. There will be plenty of gymnasium equipment. It is planned to dedicate the. building at.Thanksgiving time. The old gymnasium will be made into classrooms. been visiting the Ray Stones, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lichty got home last week Tuesday from two weeks at North Platte, Neb., where Mrs. Lichty's mother, Mrs. Ada Robinson, and brothers Ralph and Ray live. Mrs. Charles Boyle came from Fort Dodge Wednesday for a stay till Sunday with her mother, Mrs'. Harry Von Draska, and the Boyle daughter Marjorie Lee, who had spent the summer here, accompanied Mrs. Boyle home to start school. Charles Patterson spent a few days last week with relatives" atj Gait. • , I The,. Methodist Aid will meet at the city hall Wednesday; Mesdames Chandos Smith, Alex Evans, Henry Peitzke, hostesses. At a Presbyterian Aid meeting at Mrs. J. L. Lichty's "Wednesday! plans were laid for a Harvest! Home supper at the city hall Sep-| tember 15. ' ' MUST SACRIFICE One of the best 320-acre farms in county. All heavy, well-tiled soil. Good set of buildings, most all woven fences, well located on gravel road. MUST SELL AT ONCE Will assign this year's lease. ONLY $95.00 PER ACRE MCDONALD & ,CO ALGONA, IA. PHONE 125 CLAY COUNTY PIIIIIIIIIIIHIIIIIIIIIIIH M ^^^ M ^^^ m ^^S I Hybrid Seed Corn | I FIELD DAY I M NHM >M ' 2^E •• ^^™ "* ^^5 1 Corwith, Tuesday, ( S . S55 | September 14th | i 10 a. m. all day meeting 1 | FREE LUNCH AT NOON | | See ELMER CARLSON f National Husking Champion, in Action • • = This is your opportunity to see how hybrid seed com is developed—how it is per[ fected to a high standard of production—how it will benefit you to have hybrid \ seed corn for your next crop. There is no charge of any kind. We want every E farmer to have a chance to visit our plant and see how we develop this high • yielding corn, • • • : A prize of seed corn will be given for the largest ear of corn brought to our seed | house on this field day. • • | Visit Our Seed Plots and • [ Drying Houses ^ifr ^BBr <Hp •Ml* •• ^^toilF HP P^ v (WP ^R^MlMliiB4BiHifHM||pF Seed Corn | CORWITH ; s IOWA iliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiij

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