Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on September 14, 1937 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, September 14, 1937
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PAGB POUR FOR SALE TOMATOES Cucumbers Any size AJ stand 5% miles west o Algona on pavement. Orders large or small. Prices reas enable. C F. LOWDEN .' B2t G Anto glass replaced while yon Trait. We curry a com plete stock of window glass. GREENBERG Auto Supply Phone 118 ATTENTION, TENANTS! Why not buy a farm this fall? We now offer reasonable LAKOTA CLUB BEGINS YEAR WITHiROGRAM Lakota, Sept. 33 — The Acorn club has held its first meeting after the summer vacation at Mrs. 0. H. Frerking's, with Mrs. Jerry Heetland as assisting hostess. At a business meeting an invitation to attend a Swea City Thursday club meeting October 7 was read and accepted. A musical tea, was the program, and the local teachers, 'Helen Awe, Clara Chipman, Florence Householder, Orlene Larson, KOSStJTH COUNTY ADVANCE, ALQONA, IOWA Lulu Shaw, and Mary Templcton were guests. Mrs. Chipman, of Burt, mother of Miss Chipman, and Mrs. Opal Wheeler were also guests. Mrs. Jerry Ukena played a ,. . „ solo, and Mrs. Robert Wil- ~,°; 4 y ellow corn (Dec. 15) ___ TUESDAY, ALGONA Markets HOGS Best light butch. 140-160 $8.00-$9.00 Best light butch. 160-180 $9.00-10.00 Mod. hvy. 180-200 Ibs. $10.00-$10.50 Med. hvy. 200-250 Ibs. .$11.00-11.30 Med. hvy. 250-290 $11.00-11.10 Med. hvy. 290-350 ,fl0.75-$11.00 Mod. hvy. 350-400 $10.00-10.50 .Packing sows, 300-350 __$9.50-$9.60 Packing sows, 350-400'Ibs. ___$9.BO Packing sows, 400-500 Ibs. —$9.20 CATTLE Canners and cutters _$2.50 to $3.75 Fat cows $.(,00 to $5.00 Veal calves $5.00 to $8.00 Fat steers $9.50 to $10.50 Fat yearlings $9.00 to $10.00 Stock steers $5.00 to $7.00 Bulls $.1.50 to $5.50 GKAI.N „, IV , .... , ,j, At,w UU I I, ** ll ~ 1/^11 XT liams sang The Rosary preceding ° Id 0N °the tea, and Mrs. Ukena nln.vpr - No - 2r >' e down payments, balance contract 26 or 29 years pay, annual payments amounting to no more than customary rent. See if you can qualify for the Aetna Bonded Feature. See me at once. E. T. HAUPTMAJTX Authorized Representative Aetna Life Insurance Co. Corwith, Iowa a - -•— .<.vuuii,i ^ jji uuouuit; tea, and Mrs. Ukena played during lunch. Mrs. I. E. Wortmai will entertain at the next meeting Wiener Roast at Pilot Knob Some of the Methodist young people drove to Pilot Knob Thursday evening for a wiener roast in the lodge. The Rev. and Mrs. Harvey Nelson accompanied them, but ill came home earlier than had Joen planned, because of a storm, -.yle Patterson was special guest, is ho leaves soon for college at ayette. Cornier Liikotnn is Demi- Friends her received word re- •ontly of the death of John Alt- regg, Ruthven, whose obituary tip)ears elsewhere in this week's Ad- uiice. Guy Beemcr, William Tur- 3.v, and Ben Farrow were among he pall bearers, and Arthur Lester and I. E. Wortman also attended — yellow Die RECTAL DISEASES VARICOSE VEIlfS AJfD RUPTURE I use the ambulant method in treating these conditions. This means that you suffer very little if any pain, do not have to go to bed or lose any blood. You can KO right on with your regular work and lose no time except for a few minutes in my office once a week. ou are welcome to come in for an examination without charge At that time I can explain my method of treatment. l>Jt S. IV. METJGR, D. 0. GENERAL HOSPITAL Algona, Iowa. On the funeral. to Mrs. Knntson's Mother Sick— Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Knutson have returned from Wisconsin. 1 hey took Mrs. Knutson's mother, Mrs. Gust Koppen, to be with her own mother, who is critically sick, with little hope of recovery. Fanners are Filling Silos- Farmers are busy with silo-filling and cutting corn for fodder Some local farmers have lost horses from sleeping sickness, and many horses are sick. Home from Fishing Vacation- Mr, and Mrs. Merrill Westerlund and Mr. and Mrs. John Griese returned last week Wednesday from No. 3 barley 4Gc No. 2 white oats III 24 EGGS 24 20 Henneries No. 1 No. 2 Cash Cream— Sweet 3G No. 1 gBl No. 2 33c SUPPLIES We carry a supply of tractor tire chains, ball and .roller bearings, clntch plates, and radiator cores. See us when you are in need of above supplies. GREENBERG Auto Supply Phone 118 ARMSTRONGS HEIRS OF AUNT ON COAST WHODIEBRECENTLY Irvington, Sept. .13—Merle Arm- trong-Ncilson, Spencer; Charles Vrmstrong, Livormore, and Zelora ind James Armstrong Jr., both of )es Moines, children of the late James Armstrong, Burt, and Jane Armstrong, now of Santa Monica Calif., the latter the only daughter of the late C. S. Armstrong, recent- to the Lucy Armstrong a ten-day fishing northern Minnesota. vacation in Little Girl lias Tonsilloctoiny— Kathleen, little daughter of Dr and Mrs. H. II. Murray, was taken to a hospital at Buffalo Center Friday for removal of her tonsils. Other Lnlrota News. The Carl Gerzemas have moved j into the Edw. Underdahl house and the. Walter Rosenaus will move into the house vacated by the Ger- zemas, which the Rosenaus recently purchased. The William Eberts, Mt. Pleasant, spent a vacation last week hero with William's mother and ly fell hoii estate. Lucy Armstrong, whose married name is not known here died sometime in the last few months, but old friends here have not heard details. Besides nieces and nephews to whom Lucy Armstrong left her California estate, she had only a sister, Mrs. Mary Doty, Santa Monica. 1 he brother James died a few years ago, and C. S. Armstrong and Lavma died in California many years ago. All were born and reared here., the children of Dr. and Mrs. J. R. Armstrong, Irvington pioneers. The Advance located the Armstrongs some weeks ago for a lawyer who dresses. wrote to learn their ad- Fourteen Girls at Fenton Have Begun Jobs as Teachers -••• •• 11*11.1111 r» JllUtllUr clllCI i sister, the Mesdames Marie '' ng> from Fenton, Sept. 13—Teachers beginning their first year of teach- and vicinity, are • -••*- ""-^utiuiuft ivmi it; T ~- — Lbert and Edw. Rahmstock respec- i Donna Jean Bailey, rural t'vely. jtwo miles from Burt; June LETTER FROM DAUGHTER OF PIONEER HERE Bertha Carey Writes About Sod Houses in Oklahoma. Uy Ilorthii Carey Gilbert. El Reno, Okla., Sept. 5—To save a long letter I'm enclosing three clippings: Plr|t, a description of our ..„,. junior high scliool building, which cost $115,000. How does it compare with the Algona High? [Well, judge for yourself; the Algona building cost nearly $200,000.—Editor.] It is named the Etta Dale Junior High, in honor of Etta Dale, principal of the Central school, who is just beginning her 46th year of teaching j n El Reno's schools. Wo have 75 teachers in the white schools, besides all in the colored schools. Second, The Union Stores, 35 in number, are experimenting with an 8-hour day for one year, opening at 8 a. m. and closing at 5 p. m. except Saturdays, when they close at 9 p. m. Third, what the bankers are planning for our farmers to "preserve the soil," so you folks won't get so much of our rich dust. Tlio Jfciv Type of Sodlionsp. And now I want to say a word ibout sod houses. All the old 1856 o 1870 pioneers will remember Sodtown," in Portland township, and the sod houses in other parts of the- county. Well, we in Okla- home are beginning to build them again, because they are cheap, but n a different way. We can take any kind of dirt from yard, garden, icld, or cellar, mix it with a new- ound cheap chemical, and build a , ouse of several rooms, all for ; ".00, $400, or $500, according to umber of rooms, that will be ormite, bug, fire, and moisture oor, and will last forever. No repairs, no insurance, no paint bills! How's that? Invented by Professor. Professor Kirkham, of our \ & M. college, Stilhvater, Okla. prepared the formula and built for himself a fi-room house with two large porches for $800.88. It is located on a citrus fruit farm in the Rio Grande valley which he owns. Tropical storms and hurricanes don t wreck these houses. The N. Y. A. (National Youth Administration) is now constructing with this material, a community building at Stilhvater, and the professor is working out a formula to^color the dirt red, green, blue, or what have you? The cost of his house in- PUPILS FOR SCHOOL BAND ARE ENROLLED •More than 40 scliool pupils have been organized for band and orchestra purposes by Director Rasmusson, the new band leader, who was assitcd by D Wane R. Collins, former leader. Instruments and names follow: Clarinet—Milton Holmes, Betty Mae Miller, Paul Fuerstonau, Marcella Weber, Jeanne Ouderian, Edgar Schmicl, Richard Wheelock. Betty Lou Doty, Thelnrn Putz, Virginia and Duanc Bilsborough, Joyce Sterling, Jack Brownell, Jo Ann Lowe, Arlcne Bast, La Vonno Wolcott, William Holdreu, Bruce Shore, Betty Lou Towno, Meredith Larson, Miriam Norton, Barbara new Pool, and Billy Pletch. Flute—Mary Anderson, Patrici Moore, and Betty Courtney. Tenor saxophone—Vera Johnson Trombone—Doris Jane Sorenson Eldon Hovey, Harriett and Everet Keith. Alto saxophone—Rozella Smitl Richard Daly. Cornet — Richard Godfredson Teddy Honbst, James Evans. Violin—Vernice Goilenfold, Spen cor Shore, Phyllis Crawford. Drum—Charlotte Johnson, Rich ard Pool. French horn—Pearl and Viole Hovey. This group is not the complete group of beginners, but is a grouj using rental plan for starliiiR pu pi Is. . • * JflLOPPY AUTO DERBY, MASONMTY PLANNED Mason City, Sept. 13—Clausen- Warden post of the Legion here expects 10,000 to 15,000 attendance at the North Iowa fairgrounds here next Sunday afternoon for Thrill day events featured by a 60-lap race open to all cars ten years old or older. ! This event is known as the Jal- oppy Motor Derby, and it is expected that at least 50 old cars will compete for the all-Iowa championship. Qualifying time trials wil take place in the morning. A public wedding i n one of the o d cars on the race track and other events are planned, the program to begin at 2 p. m. Ditch Dredging at Fenton Proceeding Ponton, Sept:. 13—Dredging of the old Lotts Creek drainage ditch '" its source a mile west and HOSPITALS KOSSUTH Sept. 6—-Mrs. Ralph Burt, medical. Shlplcr, to yollow, $800.88 for eluded all labor and" materials. Editor's Remarks. [Editor's Note—Mrs. Gilbert is the daughter of one of Kossuth's earliest pioneers. She. grew up here and once served as county days last week at her sister Mrs. ! KOUth of Fenton; Pearl' JacobsorT John Pink's, where she kept house/' trnest v «ettler school, four for Mr. and Mrs. Pink, who took i southwest of Fenton; their daughter Helen to Cedar j Frank, Fenton; Ardis Voigt Ti -Mrs. A. Q. Smith and her ' son ltonka : Prances Bailey, Britt- Edith lunory, with the Smith daughter, IJf a - e and Florence Weisbrod, Des Mrs Bob Clcmans, Titonka, drove i Momos : Eldora Struecker rtira to Minneapolis Thursday -.1-.,-. >~ shopping expedition. Dorothy Koppen, who went *-••• m.t vuu tis CU ™!.°?Vlsui'orintendeiU. If the editor re- £> JIG IS Still Of f TT» f ,, . U1 HULL jyui -jsuilJ then in view of the sod house _ tells about, it might be interesting to know what she thinks of the 20 to - i-i-~", it uv «CJll [O D A S . ° lnes with her sia ter Flor- ago, returned Rippentrop the Henry Kline Huitner house in ence two weeks early last week. Mr. and Mrs. C. J. to the south Lakota. Conrad Blome, Des Moines, is Look Here! Car and Truck Owners . . ' -•-"->.) inuuitJCJ, Jo /isitmg his daughters, the Mes- hunes Lou Meyer, John Meyer, and Ella Blome. Mr. tl nd Mrs. Walter Leslie attended a county postmasters' meeting a Sexton last week Tuesday The George Heel lands spent last week Sunday with the Harvey Johnsons, Belmond. Mr. and Mrs. Storby have moved .sho 0 ) r °° mfi bi ' Ck ° f thc barber Many from this vicinity attended the county fair. . lv ^ Jlfl uuv.ivin, rura, school in Emmet county, Denmark township; Malinda Hantelman eighth year in the Allison school balma Hantelman, who taught sev en years at Clarksville, Cedar Falls this year (and attending a training school m the State Teachers colt v 'n, brecomo ' tt er'tic teacher); Mrs. Qiaf Norland, the Depew school; Ruth Hantolman, school nn UI Y" f. R W0st ()f D ei'ew; Leona Borchardt, four miles north of Fenton, near her home. Twenty-Four Drive New Kossuth Autos Bought This Month Twenty-four new cars have been in Kossuth so far this month. Frtvr T 6 r G ^ S ° f " ew Ch °vroletB were iMiw. Hildman, Wesley; A w Shaser Bancroft; James H. Johnann TJ 1 T- ---- ' , 'J °i ma Krause . Lu Verne; Lydia F. Bisenius, Whittemore; L J mmerfall, Frank Adams, Algona; BWflft CU New Ford owners are Charles are arles Lehman, H. E. McMurray, Mrs Ida Nelson, and Kent Motor Co Kona; c C. Anderson, Ja me ' S Al- Husband of Former Algona Girl Joins Utah School Staff Mr. and Mrs. M. P. Weaver and their daughter, Mrs. E. A. Scheme), spent Saturday at Ames with Dr. qnnri' MrS ; R o E ,' Menze1 ' w ho left ^"' ""over, u ur t; Mike Koppen Sunday for Salt Lake City, where Whittemore; and Orville Ruby of Doctor Menzel is now professor o f; Dancroft chemistry and head of the staff in 7 Mrs ' c ^rie Haase, Algona and Westminster college. For the last ^: J - Weisbrod, Fenton, bought nn ff orh eight vears h e had been Chryslers; Earl Miller, Burt a on the chemistry staff of the State I Dod K e : H. J. Fuchsen, West Bend colleep. nn n before that he taught » Plymouth; and Algona Motor government homes for poor peopl, at Highstown, N. J. built at an av crage expense of $20,163; of the --ihc.lt, Md., 880 homes a '- each; and of the Newpor '.233_ each. Which is the°better lor this country?—government eod- diing for the people-at extravagant expense which in the end works out to higher cost of living for everybody, or the maintenance of that spirit of self-reliance, initiative, and inventiveness which built sod houses in Kossuth and is now doing the like in Oklahoma and lexos. And which will you vote lor in 1940, Mrs. Gilbert?] Miss Long, Invalid Thirty Years, Dies , . An ?, a Mary Long ' daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. D. S. Long, died it her home here Saturday, and funeral services were conducted Monday by the Rev. Geo. C. Vance at the Congregational church with burial in Riverview. She was born May 31, 1873, in Dubuque county, _md at death was in her 65th year , City: Hoover, Burt; 0( r here with her Parents in SJ5, 42 years ago. For many years he was a teacher in Kossuth- .chools, but sickness 30 years ago ett her an invalid for the rest of ier life. Sho had .been a member the local Congregational church mce 1896. A brother, D. M Long urvives. i , , a . " -•••"- i»\^oi, wjiu il half mile north of Fenton has now been practically completed, and tlio dredging machine, commonly known as a drag-line, will probably be moved in a few days to a T/ a , nc * whlch joins the ditch at the Kate Menz farm, three miles south of Fenton. When that ditch is cleaned out, the machine will be moved to the Black Cat. ditch east of Fenton. Men from the CCC, Bancroft, are helping with the work. Boy's Foot\Vounded in Jump from Tree "Billy," son of Mr. and Mrs. W Eaton, .lumped out of a tree ci stick which cut a right' g foot gash which required three stitches to close. The Eatons, who were visiting relatives at Sidney at the time came home last week Sunday.' 1 nor to going to Sidney Mrs Ea- wi?h and nr he b ° y lmd spent August with Mrs. Eaton's mother at Marsha 1, Mo. Mr. Eaton drove to Sidney to bring them home. Cases for Clinic Sought at Fenton Fenton, Sept. 13-^Mrs. Lillian S. Kerr, of the children's hospital Iowa City, was here part of las * ee] ; .. consulting local doctors •ibout the clinic for crippled chil- to bo held in Kossuth this . , P ". da y- The clinic will include children from Wright and Humboldt counties. Arrangements can be made for any child to at- end through its local physician. E. V. Humlong, Born Here in 1881, Dead E. V. Humlong, son of Mrs. Mary sTTll rn nn/1 rr*irm^li< n _ _ r. ,,-_ _ Sept. 7—D. L, McDonald, modl- cal. Sept. 10—'Mrs. D. P. Smith, medical. Sept. 11—D. J. Scanlan, Rock Valley, surgical; John Daub, Algona, medical; Thomas Wcigner, Bode, surgical. Sept. 1 2—Mrs. Anna Kapp, Tnp- pen, N. D., accident. Sept 13—Juno Thompson, Swea City, surgical. GENERAL Sept. 0—Mrs. Clarence Grouse Lu Verne, boy. Sept. 31—Marjorlo Rudiscll, Woden, appendectomy; Mrs.. Hazel Stoott, minor surgery. Sept. .13—George and Evelyn Sharp, Mason City, tonsillectomles. County Flower Club Hears Ames Expert The county Flower club mot the library last night. All nt Bureau members had boon invited, and'innny attended. J. B. Wingert, of the Amos extension service, gave rce, nnd M, v; mnrt to tl.,, coaciiod "" >k lor Union Mary Giscli spent part of last week at home and attended the fair. She teaches at Pioneer in the primary grade. Mr. and Mrs. George Kohl spent last week till Friday at the Minnesota fair and visited their sons Harvey and George Jr., St. Paul. Mr. and Mrs. Ira Kohl and the Jos. Blooms, Algona, also attended the fair and were guests of the Kohls :ind Mrs. Bloom's people. Stanley Gardner tilled silo Saturday. Webb Gander had the job. L. Giscli and his son John have three silos and will begin work this week Tuesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Bode and Mr. and Mrs. John Lamuth spent Monday at Mason City on a business mission. Goo. R. Call, Sioux City, was a caller Sunday in this vicinity. He was looking after farm interests. Mrs. Frank Ilofius entered her Buff Rock chickens at the county 'air and won several prizes. Alfred Schcnck had charge of a booth for the National Hybrid Seed Co., of which ho will be representative in his district. W. Bosworth entered cattle. Mrs. N. J. Krieps spent the week- md at Romsen with relatives. The Mothers & Daughters club will not meet this week, but will noet next week Thursday, and lostosscs will be announced in this veek's Upper Des Moines. <'C'C Special rulings or regulations worn the certification of en- •ollees for the October, 1037 so . ection period. Boys between the iges of seventeen and twenty-three nclusive, unmarried, and at the ime of enrollment unemployed ind in need of employment, are iigible. Previous enrollcos with honor- is e discharges must have been ut of camp for a period of six rn£ f • 0> ' S " my bS Selcctod lorn farnil.es not dependent upon nfh o 0 ? f ° r Support but wll ° a " nable to give the applicant furth- r schooling or training similar to hat obtainable at a CCC camp. The w. K. MCDONALD, Administrator. ™M ta TS? B J5re ;rs*i t "s.,;°co. l "«»'™ Steeleworth Clot 22-50 25.00 An Unbeatable combination o/ style, comfort and value. We have installed a new up-to-date tire equipment that will retread, reline, repair or vulcanize all tires. Our retreads give you the same traction, service, and safety that new tires will give at less than haJf the cost. All work guaranteed. NIELSEN&KLAMP TIRE SHOP - . — ---- ,.* ^ IIIW.L iic (.UUiilll chemistry in high school. Mr Mendel is a graduate of the State college, where he also earned his master B and doctor's degrees. His wif "s the former Vesta Weaver an they have one son. Westminster i a non-denominational school. Irvington Farmers Still Lose Horse Irvington, Sept. 13 - Farmer here continue to lose horses from sleeping sickness. William Bold ridge reports two dead and a mare and her colt sick. Alvin Weber has lost 2; John Weber, 1; and ML Roney and L. E. Colwell, each have two sick. Doctor Winkel had moving Pictures taken of the Roney colt, which was not down bu in a peculi " r Sales, a Buick. -*• Horse Disease is Ragmgjit Fenton Fenton, Sept. 13-The sleeping sickness plague among horses has developed into a real epidemic in the Fenton vicinity in the past two weeks. Many farmers have lost one or two horses each, and some have lost three. Doctor Waite, who has reported 181 cases, has vaccinated 700 horses. He says that only 4 per cent of horses vaccinated have contracted the disease. Wesley School Boy Has Fractured Arm Wesley, Sept. 13 — Lawrence PHw nB H-M S ° n ° f Mr - and Mrs t,d* Hildman, suffered a fall one day last week in which his left arm above the wrist was broken. He was running in high school baseball practice. The boy was taken by a local doctor to Algona, where an x-ray picture was taken and the bone set. The injury was diagnosed as a "greenstick" fracture It was painful, but Lawrence was up and about next day. ( imith and grandson of "Uncle LeV' Smith, died in May or June it Chicago, where, he was a telegrapher. The cause of death was anemia. Mr. Humlong was born in Algona in 1881, and was a graduate of the local high school. His .vidow, two sons, Richard and Robrt, and a granddaughter, Dian lumlong, survive. ALGONA RENDERING COMPANY Phone No. 7 Bemoves Dead Stock FBEE We make and sell Green Top brand of Tankage. TTER Your "all-around" shoes should be stylish too. We have this excellent shoe and many others. Come in. $3,50 TO S4.95 FOOTWEAR Christensn Bros. Co. Shoe Department New CLOTHES SERVICE STEELE'S Fash joins hands with ion Park e keeping wlth our of renderlng service. Known „ A!gona ^ ™ th ' S a "°™»«ment will be welcomed by the men of ' ' Fashl<m Park tr, v W eitend a hear 'y to all garme.t.. $ 45'°°

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