Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on January 20, 1938 · Page 9
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 9

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JANUARY 20, 1938 SECOND SECTION RITER DEVOTES COLUMN TO "AUNT JEN" IACTER OF IN A WOMAN OUTLINED ._ iUnful who .writes the jBack Fen,<!e" column £and town women" in HjHorald-Ledger, devoted " ; in last week's issue to ' (Aunt Jen) Wads- he comments follow: Se Christmas messages of many years, now and 'wide, came the IJMrs. Janet Wadsworth, dead. feeling of sorrow JlSlng of this rugged pio- iwBSUth county goon gave ' °"||thought that, for her, Sjijp'pened up another fron- afe the "glowing fervent IjijB'iy surely is flaming in S^iipon 'some other dawn." fieir; community had given laSSad sobriquet of "Aunt il, testimony of the place its esteem and affec- inty.years "Aunt Jen" i the same, house in Al- Jfcame to the county in $Sagon in 1865. She saw 'irairles in their virgin jtie knew the Iowa bliz- |$|prairie fires and the ettters' contacts with the |i to school with Harvey ithe Des Molnes Regis- WB a student in the old ilege, now Morningside ^Bioux City. A charter I6t the 'Congregational •klgona she was laid to >|>her parents in the Which .she saw the be;- HiatTOAl? THAPPIO FATALITIES UPPER 1937* LOWER 19J6 TOTAL 19}7--5i71 TOTAL 1936—526 WEBSTER IHAHIODNl HAROIN IGRUNDY 5 I k 5 I 6 I 3J CUTHWE DM1A9 POLK fwas one of those wom- i all the natural born a mother and yet to fojture denies motherhood. gejSerous and maternal na- !oji v itS|.its outlet in the rear.- ""Ifour motherless chil- ,er left to her care. Ifjcpmmunity and the church iineM^itchildren. in a very real B^lN;b|'oivic or church enter- itfiburished Without her sanc- ^i''j''ii^L'i'a' ' ' know 1 Aunt Jen irchmanship, knew Bp, tn :<t,.i;j£uu u wl '° simply and sraiyj!devoted herself to the icejttpitlte church and Its in- tfa^K;fitKe membership of lier ""*"' ' Mmited to 50 iMjffwbiild be a safe surmise aylitnfttjlshe would have been 5»i.iu^^ by the rugged ir^f|.lier bearing at our '*';: She was a big i face plainly marked strong character as _.._ .. neer woman of un- i|g|riS^itude. : ' ojirfemtarrassment we recall ' i - J! --' w -~- first met her some sness made us say: P-..O a Rood cook." She flfeard the same tribute "ilie was undismayed |at our ease immedi- "My dear, you of my chicken PREPABED Bt HOTOR .VEHICLE DEPARTKEXT JMTOABY 1ST. 19}8 DEATH COMES TO 577 ON IOWA HIGHWAYS DES MOINES, la.—Highway fatalities in Iowa during 1937 totaled 571, exclusive of the Mason City bus- train tragedy which took ten lives, official figures of the state motor vehicle department, released by Phil Sproul of the Iowa State Safety council, showed today. The above map shows official county-by- county figures, with 1937 death totals in the upper figure and 1936 totals in the lower figure. The 1936 Iowa death toll was 526. Officials did not include the Mason City crash because it occurred on private property. '• ' ' private conviction, if>y numerous observa- Ji>; io stingy woman is iook. A disposition to ,; makes for indlffer- ! there -was' something Jen's generous make- Ipkened a bountiful iutter and sugar and apassing of the "Aunt Bry community there is ";of the pioneer tradi- fjinosnhere which have K history flavor and loughout its one hun- those cynics who |bat about it? Suppose live 70 years in one town? So what? eak of names writ in jse scent wasted on as a very modern EMMET GIRLS' B, B, TOURNEY AT ARMSTRONG Armstrong, Jan. 19—The Emmet county girls' basketball tournament will begin Thursday evening at Armstrong. The Armstrong girls will meet Emmet township; Gruver plays Ringsted; and Maple Hill meets Dolliver. Friday evening the semi-finals will be played, and Saturday evening the finals will be played. The Armstrong girls are'regard- ed as being the hardest team to beat here. The sextet " has defeated every team in the county this season. They have won eight out of nine games. The Armstrong girls have held the county crown for the past twb- consecutive years, and also are regarded as strong because they have five vet- ern players who competed in the state basketball tournament last spring. Next to Armstrong Gruver appears best with a strong sextet. They have two defeats, one by Armstrong. The Haifa girls are rated close to the top, with a two- year veteran squad. The girls battled through the county tournament last year to fourth place and have been very successful so far his season. The Maple Hill- Dolliver game should "be a well- contested game, with both teams' records quite equal. The teams follow: Ringsted—Fink, Johnson, Neve, Jensen, Thomlinson, Larson, and Olson. Moj>le Hill—Archer, Ryzak, Berven, Swartz, Sorum, Ayres, Spaa, Sevold, and Bryan. Haifa — Buer, Rogers, Olsen dangerously threatened by the locals, but the Armstrong boys lost, 17 to 22. Both games were closely 'contested and clean fought, with Harold Gradland, of Clear Lake, refereeing. Hansen, Lowenberg, Gephart, Christensen, and Aanonson. Emmet township—Ellis, Schaper, Higgins, Logan, Truesdall, and Rosburg. Armstrong—D. Miller, Irmiter, Peterson, Mixell, E. and M. Caboth, D. and M. Gangsted, Hansen, C. Miller, Horswell, and Benton. Dolliver—Peterson, Griese, Moltzen, Elliott, Olson, Benton, McKean, and Herum. Gruver—Whitacre, Bush, Thorsland, E. and M. Anderson, Rowe, Brood, Martin, and Origer. Armstrong Beats Thompson— • The Armstrong girls' basketball team beat Thompson there Friday evening 32-30. The Armstrong girls received their only defeat of the season from the Thompson girls. Thanksgiving night. In the opening quarter both teams were inactive, Thompson leading 6-2. The second quarter was 16-12. In the third quarter both teams rallied, but Armstrong led 23-18. The Thompson girls made most of their free throws, led by Lucille 'Robinson, who placed third in the- state free throwing contest last spring at Des Molnes, but were I unable to overcome the lead. The i noon. \ i Armstrong boys also waged a j Mrs: Henry Schmidt is recover- strong battle in trying to over- i ing from hot grease burns on her come the Thompson boys. The foot. Ifns Foot Amputated— Mrs. Geprge Correct had her other foot amputated at the Coleman hospital in Estherville Thursday afternoon, and is rapidly recovering. Other Armstrong News. Howard Ortmeyer, student at Cornell college, at Mount Vernon, is at the home of his parents here, Supt. and Mrs. W. A. Ortmeyer, recovering from mumps. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Irmiter Jr. and Gordon Bollig, of Ringsted, visited Saturday morning at the parental H. M. Irmiter's. Ruth Hanselman and William McCorkle, of Fairmont, Minn., visited Sunday afternoon at the parental C. J. Houseman's. Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Sorenson, Ringsted, visited Wednesday afternoon at the parental R. E. Bunt's. Mrs. E. S. Camden fell and sprained her wrist Friday after- Thompson boys led throughout Mrs. Thomas Johnson Sr. is re- the game but were at all times covering from a serious illness WESLEY BOYS AT HOME AFTER SOUTHERN TRIP Wesley, Jan. 19—Lawrence and SMnnosoton to Preach— Raymond Brdmann, sons of Mr. "" ~ and Mrs. Matt Erdnmnn, and Paul Carman, son of the A. J. Garmans, returned home a week ago from a week's trip to the south. On their way down their first stop was at for some little time in the past. To Reestablish Woodsliop— Paul Prleberg purchased the frame building directly east of the Doctor Adams office building, and owned by Doctor Adams, one day last week and is expecting to reestablish another wood-working shop, the other having been destroyed by fire January 9. The Rev. Mr. Harmark, Winona, Minn., will be in Wesley at the Congregational church Sunday morning at 11 o'clock to deliver a message on "Home Missions " The weekly prayer and Bible study "M.J UU*TU LUUII urst Slop was at J ^'"^^^ -u-nu oiuie szuciy Conway, Mo., where they visited grou P met at the L. P. Olson home an aunt of the Erdmann boys. Tuesda y afternoon. They took advantage of living in mi,,,- w« i •» tourist cabins, cooking most of ,, '™ ller Wesl «y News. their own meals. They went as I Members of the Epworth League far .south as Hot Springs, Ar!c.,i° £ the Meth °dist church enjoyed a and Dallas, Tex., also visiting! points in Nebraska, Kansas, and Oklahoma. The boys report a very pleasant and enjoyable trip, with no trouble of any kind. Finger is Kadly Mashed— Albert Neuroth received a painful injury the fore part of the week when the flesh was torn off his ring finger from the tip down to the second joint. He was unloading coal from a railrod car, and in throwing off larger pieces his finger was mashed between a big chunk and the railroad car. Medical treatment was administered at once, and though complete recovery seems in view, yet in the meantime Albert is experiencing a lot of pain and discomfort aggravated by the disability of working. Bridge Club Entertained— Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Bauer entertained the members of their evening bridge club Tuesday evening ' with high score .somg to Mr. and . Mrs. Leo Bleigh, second high to j Mr. and Mrs. Tom McMahon, and ! door prize to Alfred Erdmann. Guests for the evening were Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Kleinpeter. Oil Company Buys Building— The K. & H. Oil Co. recently purchased the 44 by 120, foot building known as the Falk garage at Titonka and expect to make a Super-Service station out of it this spring. The company has rented this building and used it' party in the church parlors Sunday evening following the regular League meeting a t 7 o'clock. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Forburger entertained a group of friends and relatives at a party Saturday night in celebration of their wedding anniversary. Guests Sunday for dinner at Mrs. Bertha Hauptly's in town wore .several of her children and their families living north of town. The boys' basketball team won the game played with the Whittemore team Friday night, but the local girls lost by a 2 to 1 score. Mrs. John Youngwirth entertained the members of her Larkin club at her home west of town Saturday afternoon. Shelby Stevens, of Corwith, has been assisting J. T. Meurer in the local harness and shoe shop the past week. HELP WANTED SEVERAL MEN WANTED FOE VERY SPECIAL LOCAL FARM WORK Men. of livestock experience in this city and in small towns or on farms oin this and ad- joinng counties—and who have cars—are urged to be present at a very interesting meeting to consider this work. Meeting held at the Algona Hotel, Algona, Iowa, Saturday afternoon, January 22, at 2 o'clock. You will be welcome whether you are interested in a new job or not. Very interesting and valuable livestock information will be given you by a practical, well-informed man. No admission charge will be made at this meeting. You will get Information that you will value all your life. Arrive promptly and bring your wife if possible. Bank <° Nite with Peerless Chemacol Processed Coal YOU'LL WIN DAY AND NIGHT IP YOU BURN IT REGULARLY Lumber Co. Phone 256 Watch for the Orange Colored Trucks Jim Pool Brownell Shoe Company's Mid-Winter poet puts it—"Whittle your name upon the wind . , . then try to recapture the empty sound— .,. . listen for words you have spoken.. you will hear nothing . , . but the sound of silence- flowing by." But Aunt Jen had a different philosophy of life. Her courage unfailing faith dn God and His saving purpose for mankind. So Aunt Jen worked on, serene in mind as was the Quaker poet when he wrote: Do they work, it shall succeed In thine or in another's day. And if denied the victor's meed, Thou shalt not lack the toiler's pay. ' IADE TO ORDER in, fOUR HONE TOWN ifour telephone service is made |ttght in this town—employees who Jive here produce it for you as you /ant it. It is a home town product. The telephone employees who provide telephone service here are (part of this community,., its welfare their welfare. They are interested i whatever makes this community better place in which to live. In providing service here we do • r best to make it satisfactory to |pu in every way, If you have any |iiggestions that will help us serve lis community better we hope you talk them over with us'; (WESTERN MIL TELEPHONE COMPANY f Out go all the surplus Items. Inventory has been taken, and we've bought our spring shoes. We need room for the new merchandise. Women's Shoes Odd Pairs, Off, Sizes, et.c, but all good shoes as to quality. Cost as high as $6 98c Women's Shoes Better Styles, Greater Variety of Sizes; Full Rack to Choose from, reduced to 1.98 Going! - January Clearance Sale Now On - Going! •TRUCKS The Largest Selection in Kossuth County—Nearly All Are Reconditioned Selling For $75 Less Than A Year Ago • Save $75 Used Trucks V;:;:!:,, Women's Shoes Ties, Oxfords.and Straps. Best GradcvH, Better Styles, all fall styles, Airsteps 2.95 Special Close-out Ladies Hose We are closing out all service weight hose in stock— all made by Claussner, mostly light colors, sizes 9's, 9%—regular 89c and $1.00 hose 59c Children's Shoes table of infants, children's and misses' shoes Take your choice; .these ord- . .inarily sell for $1.50-$2.50 98c 1937 Ford L. W. B., 32x6 duals, 10 ply, in rear, heavy duty equipment throughout—truckers must see this to appreciate it. 1934 Dodge Completely reconditioned, a snap —long wheel base. One 1937 CHEVROLET Master Coach One 1934 FORD V-8 4-door sedan with radio and all accessories One 1936 FORD TUDOR Sedan, Radio and all accessories One 1937 FORD TUDOR Sedan, heater and defroster 1933 Ford L. W. B., mud and snow tires on rear, dual tires, heavy duty equipment, One 1935 FORD TUDOR Sedan Completely Reconditioned One 1930 CHEVROLET 4-door Sedan One 1932 FORD COUPE .Model "B" One 1937 FORD SEDAN 4-door, heater and accessories 1935 Ford Pick-up A good farm unit 1932 Chevrolet Long wheel base, a handy job for the farm. One 1934 CHEVROLET Coach, completely reconditioned One 1933 CHEVROLET coupe One 1937 FORD CLUB COUPE In "Wonderful Condition One 1936 FORD TUDOR sedan, with heater, reconditioned "The. Shoe Store of Eossuth County" _AND A NUMBER OF OTHER CARS HOT LISTED ABOVE, All Cars and Trucks ArelWinterized Kent Motor Co* , 0|)§n Uvenings and Sunday Mornings

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