Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on March 24, 1938 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, March 24, 1938
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0 EVERY ONE OF THE 18 PAGES IN .THIS COOKING SCHOOL, HOME FAIR, EDITION WEATHER .Froquent per- temperatures above nor- ;37 IOWA, THURSDAY EVENING, MARCH 24, L938 18 Pages 144 Columns Number 27 SCHOOL 'H/S SCENE WILL DUPLICATED NEXT WEEK PICTURE, taken in 1937 shows one of the crowds at the cooking school. For a picture of the Home Fair last year see page a of the second section of this week's Advance. Attendance of 1800 women at lost year's school indicates that the school is worth while. Igona to Hold Open House Event Next Thursday Night EEI TO BE MED OFF : OR PROGRAM Will Be Open [it Not to Sell lerchandise. j week Thursday everting I will hold an "open house" of the championship id girls' basketball team i county champion spellers whole evening's program [ at 7:30 p. m. and lasting im. i will be open during this I but merchandise will not pale, but will be displayed T the newest this season pr. The stores will be op- customers to return. Further details of the event will be found in a page advertisement sponsored by 50 different Algona merchants on page seven of the second section of today's 18-page •Adavance. Read the advertisements in this week's paper and discover that, all the well-known is sister, and the two are children of and:.-substantfaT~' : Ttrerchandise right here. As one of the features of the evening the Home Fair exhibits at the high school will bo open during the hours, thus furnishing an opportunity for women who ' a bo~ard~a banana boat from South the cooking school .America on an inspection trip, al- ANDERSONS TELL OF TOUR IN THE SOUTH Mr. and Mrs. Everett Anderson got home Saturday from two weeks ,with.-:.-..Mr.., and, , Mrs._H. E.. Gust, Mobile, Ala., 'and at other Gulf points. Mrs. Gust is Everett's COUNTY LIQUOR BILL FOR 2 MOS. $21, Mr. and Mrs. Anton Anderson I Algona $7023 Bancroft 4037 Mobile, the Andersons went so aboard an American naval boat, the Somer, a fast ship which can State liquor stores sales in January totaled $850,984 and in February $814,104. ... .— In Kossuth county the two stores reported sales as follows: January February & 6293 S619 MARCH COURT TERM TO OPEN NEXT MONDAY Train - Car Accident Damage Case is Set for Trial. Court will open next week Monday with Judge George A. Heald, £ Spencer, on the bench. A change 3 indicated in court personnel in hat C. C. Chubb will be bailiff, •eplacing John Foth, who has been bailiff for several terms. The grand jury will meet next veek Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock ind the petit jurors will not come ill a week later. This is the final erm before the summer vacation, and ordinarily it is one of the argest of the four terms. How- 3ver, there were only 30 new cases on file for action. It is expected hat a number of hold-over cases rom former terms will reach .rial. Cases set for trial at this term nclude Pruissman vs. Prulssman, i landlord's attachment issue, and ,wo damage cases brought for $10,100 each by Mamie Schamberg and ^orinda Curtis against Fred Richer. The cases are based on the :rash between a car driven by fred's brother Erwin and the Northwestern passenger train at No. 169 crossing in De- Husbands of the two vomen, Ei;win, and two others were killed in the crash. Other cases set for trial are: LAW Dodson Fisher Co. vs. Elbert et .1, note. 'Hannah Behnke et al vs. John r. Rippentrop et al, landlord's at- achment. Moe & Sjogren vs. Jos. Cos- trove, account. H. R. Cowan vs. Harley -Work, aote. John Kissner damage. ' Totals $11060 $ 9912 The county total for the two months was $20,972. Some figures for other north central Iowa towns follow: make 42 knots an hour. They visited Pensacola, Fla., where the | Emmetshurg $ 7125 white sand on the Gulf shore is as Britt 3065 fine as sugar. Spencer 7562 At New Orleans, the couple vis- Webster City €452 ited the great Cabildo museum, Eagle Grove '2861 which, among other things, shows Forest City 2684 an old slave market, just as it was in pre-Civil war times. Part Esthervllle 5550 Garner 2681 of "The Buccaneer" was filmed Clarion 2898 tors and clerks without ft you are keeping them Mr work The event is Wny aimed at making ev- | concerned better acquaint- Window Contest i additional fun event there a merchandise-value esti- contest, in which show I s will bo stocked with Pd se on which an estimate value is to be made. This • ls then taken into the registered, and the > making the best estimate [awarded a prize. There is Ti?" 11 , 1 *' n ° lottery, no to bring their hubands along. It will be well worth the time of everyone to see this great display. HOT POLITICS IN FOURTH DISTRICT •C. M. Gross, Fenton township, has announced candidacy for the 11 in a cell of this slave market. Clear Lake 2336 democratic nomination for super- They also visited the old St. Louis Rolfe 4069 visor in the Fourth district, which cemetery, where bodies are laid Livermore 3434 consists of Lotts Creek, Fentou, away in tombs above ground be- Fort Dodge 20696 Seneca, Swea, Burt, and Green- cause the ground Is saturated with . Mason City 19649 wood townships. (water. Mr. Gross, Illinois born, has On the return tvlp the Ander- ived in the county 38 years and S0 ns had to drive 114 miles out of on the same farm 25 years. He is their way because of the floods a well knqwn breeder of Perch- m Alabama. The grass here seems oron horses and Holstem cattle, brown to them, after having been and at present is hign man in the down there, where everything is Kossuth No. 3 Cow-Testing associ- green and flowers are in bloom, ation. He is president of the • Lone Rock craamorv board and is M~l ttrk — A. I ^ n «incr a member of the county fair board. ,l>elSOn <SC LenSUlg Supervisor politics in the district promises to be lively this year. There are three other announced candidates for the dcmo- ratic nomination—J. W. Bollig, Seneca; Chas. H. Newel, Fenton; and Arthur Lindsay, Bancroft. $ 6198 2784 7347 5621 2623 2454 4977 2386 2565 2111 3895 3305 20496 18777 we merchandise on dis- L bl fS" of sta *e street will 1 °ii for the fun, and a todudlng dancing acts "^Stock's School of the marches and con- Vlgona Minicipal and --- Jands, and a short 'Honoring the West Bend ma Doris Dehnert of Lu|and Mildr od Simpson,, of I 8lven.~ 1 """ n ' p • cham B lons ' A, also " Featured. featuring the 18 who operate are "men-you- buy from the and jobbers as >i and because of costs really sell r Price than the I othw" St ° re f where " rent the if, Con6l derations in- u» MnB „„_ i havf 61 Par tlcularly for- °untryVr h ° Sen thls P^ id thL r a Permanent fy^Sf°^£ men know that their A ~ids on the for- in the county. sn *i, *-- >m e better ac™ thnt *T,I~ »„_,. j • fact 4s rea- >X renV ^ mett -you-know is Ye, advftnt ages. These 1 ror Cample, are not re here every to 'US* ?W top?'to On the republican side Supervisor Morris is running again, and a Greenwood candidate is Mr. Kockler. It- is reported that another candidate will be A. T. Foth, Burt, . • • Academy Pupils in District Contest Pauline Zender and Eileen Aman, Academy extemporaneous speakers, will take part in a district, contest at Milford tonight. They won a superior rating in a sub-district contest at Humboldt jhree weeks ago, and this entitled ;hem to enter the disrict contest. For extemporaneous speaking each contestant is required to study 40 o.r 50 current subjects dur- ng the school year, and one hour before a contest each entrant draws two subjects and chooses on which to speak. The remaining minutes of the hour are devoted to references and the organization of the speech, which is of six minutes duration. New Store Manager -Here. E. E. Douglas, Dea Moines, is new manager of the local Cum- mlngs atore. Mr, and Mrs. Douglas, with a 15-mos. son, came last week, Monday and are living above the Ponald Hutchins apartment on south Harlan. Mr. Douglas, who succeeds B. B. Hilsteadt, was foreman for the S. S. Kresge Co., Des Molnee, here. * before coming r ,, v Permits to ..-,Only two licenses to wed were issued lost week: Herbert I. Barland, Florence M. Schnab, both of Toeterville; Lorena F , Swense,n, Albert Lea, and Viola Anderson, Wesley. "ToeteryiHe 1 ' & » narnsin MJltcMl COWty. Sh! Don't Disturb Weather Man, But Looks Like Spring Serve 700 at the Opening Saturday Some 700 free cups of coffe, with cookies, were served Saturday at .he opening of the Nelson-Lensing grocery store, formerly Akre's,. Opening began at 9:30, and the store was jammed all day by customers. New lights and new shel- ,.,,,. ving have been installed, also a;now it doesn't look as "JMarch new vegetable stand with two new \ would go out like a lion. The re- sprays. The counter is now in j cords for the week follow: the center of the main room In-[March 15 42 stead of on the north side. A neon March 16 49 sign with the words "Groceries, March 17 oi Nelson-Lensing" has been hung March 18 61 A record high temiperature of 80 degrees was regisetered in Algono Monday, highest for the season to date, also "unusual" for anytime in March. The weather for the last week has been exceptionally springlike, and people are going about without overcoats, yards are being raked, and fans are playing golf. The grass is now showing signs of turning green and some evidence is seen that the trees are beginning to bud. Many persons have reported tulips and other plants are coming up. Right above the front door. Margaret March 19 - 58 kelson, daughter of Mr. Nelson, Is . March ; bookkeeper. 71 March 21 80 March 22 61 32 21 29 41 34 36 50 39 .57 .27 Athletic Park Gets Cinders for 'Track' The Milwaukee railroad, via Dr. i. H. Cretzmeyer, local medical representative, has donated a carload of cinders for use on the :rack at Athletic park around the football fieJd. The park hoard and the school board are cooperating in the job of spreading. Yesterday the track was being disced, and the cinders are to be rolled into,--—- ^,.. _..™ t1 ., the track. This will, make it one Actions. *«. Giffen recently of the best in the state. The track was regraded and enlarged a year ago. The high school track schedule for this season has not yet been completed. ^ Director-Elect Sworn In. Dr. L. C. Nugent was sworn in as new member of the school board Monday evening, taking the place of i>r. W. D. Andrews, who did not run for reelection. G. P. Shumway was reelected president. Other members are Mrs. v P. P. Monlux, E. J. Hough, and P. L. Leffert. Giffen, of Ringsted, , in Alienation Suit Gifford Giffen, near Ringsted, who has been in the news before, is now defendant in an alienation suit which last week's Emmetsburg Democrat said, was to be tried at the the pending term of the Palo Alto district court. Ches£n"d ter Martin, Story county, accused into ' Giffen of alienating Mrs. Martin's secured a divorce. Es-Iu Verne Boy Killed, Laurel H. Rogers, 39, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Rogers, Lu Verne, was killed Mon^y to * creamery bplter esplPBjpn at gjwfcane, Army Plane is Seen, West Bend, Mar. 22—An army plane flew over West Bend in a northwesterly direction Monday It flew .around over the town a few iimes before going on. The piloi was a relative of Andy Jensen and was en route to Graettiuger. Mr Jensen drove to Graettiuger to see him. Marnette to Speak. Frank Marnette, of Spirit Lake has been engaged to give a talk a the Burt Conservation League pro gram at the school there tomorrow night. Another attraction is the \VTIO barn dance frolic with per formers in person from the radio station. Local Postoffice to Observe 20th Anniversary of Air Mail Observance of the 20th anniversary of the air mail will be national by the postoffice department, and Postmaster W. W. Sullivan has named J, B. Wheelock as the local postoPfice's speaker on the subject at schools and other places. Mr. Wheelock is preparing a history of the air mail service and a story of its conveniences. As an inducement to high school students to study the service the department is conducting two contests, one on a 250-word Club to Send Girl to Clarion. A 4-H'er from each club in the county, with her leader, will go to Clarion next weok Thursday to meet Minnie the Manikin. vs. Guy Farrell, Raymond Webb vs. Mrs. William Altwegg et al, damage. Walter Frambach vs. John Schumaker et al, damage. Ruth Frambach vs. John Schumaker et al, damage. Otto Westling vs. Walter Hunt Jr., damage. New Hartford Elevator Co. vs. i. W. Hauptman, check. 'Carl Paetz vs. S. E. McMahon, note, EQUITY Thompson Yards Inc. vs. Roy Mueller et al, mechanic's lien. John B. Gallagher vs. M. M. McEnroe, foreclosure. 'Met. Life Ins. Co. vs. Gustin et al, foreclosure 'Met. Life Ins. Co. vs. John Wegmer et al, foreclosure. E. K. Burtis vs. Harold Burtis, agreement. E. L. Eittreim vs. Glen Yahnke, •eplevin, H. E. et al. Fire Damage May Be Settled Soon ^l 0 ] 1 Settlement of insurance adjust- POSTURE SCHOOL FOR CLUB GIRLS NEXTTHURSDAY essay, and the other on posters. The national winner will be given an air mail trip either to Hollywood or Miami, and each state winner will be given an air mail trip to Washington as guest of the department. Figures recently released show that the Algona postoffice was 10th in sales of "baby" postal savings bonds with a total of $93,443.75 during the year ending last August 31. In per capita sale Algona ranked 27th out of 108 second class postoffices in the state. w-. ^ _ oana is atme; tvery County Four-H| field schools. DEPRESSION SEVERE IN EASTsJWRS. FREE Mrs. George H. Free got home Monday, after three months at Westfield, N. J., with her daughter, Mrs. R. L. Duncan, whose husband is athletic coach in the West- Mrs. Free found the climate in New Jersey mild, with more rain than snow; but the weather was changeable, cloudy and rainly in the morning, though maybe the sun would shine in the afternoon. During her stay Mrs. Free met few people from Iowa, but she called on a Mrs. Shiltz, the for,,. . --- - x c Minnie, a jointed cardboard mer Margaret McNown Algona creature will this season be one music teacher, who is now 4-H room hostess in the M^cy , ™i, ____ , , . _ _ _ . •* of he chief attractions in posture training schools through- ment store at New York "city7Mrs. out the state. She is designed to Schiltz's husband who nttpnrU bulge and slump at the will of El- Columbia University, will ^et la Gardner, U. S. D. A. specialist his master's degree in June from Washington, DC Mrs. Free says the business sit- Mmnie will show club girls how uation in the east is much worse changes in posture can transform than here. Hundreds of- peonle them from "unnoticeables" into are laid off at one time in some charming, sprightly lasses. factories. Aill business concerns • Y *•--"— - —• iw.v,i,wiico. .nui uusuiesB concerns ine Uarion school will open at seem to be "laying off" heh) and • - — —" • — 9:30 at the Odd Fellows hall, and anyone who has a job is co'nsid- ectrlc Co " James Dru S store > there will be an attendance from ered lucky. Howard Hardware, F. S. Norton Wright and 11 other counties. Mrs. Edith Barker, in charge of Iowa 4-H girls' work, will introduce Miss Gardner and the latter's aide, Minnie, following which Miss Gardner will discuss posture. Each county will r&port local posture activity which followed last year's posture schools. The day's program will also include posture exercises and games, suggestions for working the posture project into club programs and an analysis of persons from each county in a posture clinic. Posture training was introduced in Iowa in 1937, after annual health examinations showed 4-H ginls consistently defective in posture. Gun Goes Off, and Toe of Farm Youth Pierced by Bullet Paul, 16-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Wickwire, farmers living south of Algona, accidentally Ward vs. W. J. Becker shot himself in the right foot Sunday evening, while he was hunting with two neighboring boys, Morris and Merrill Devine. He was carrying a 22 rifle, and the catch caught in his clothing. This fired the gun, and a bullet pierc- the large bone between bis eemen o nsurance adjust- n ween ments on the Qulnby building and second and third toes. The bone the Christensen Bros, stock fire was not shattered. The youth damage was expected to be made walked home, then fainted. Irnme- - oday. The inventory of the Chris tensen stock was completed last night, and this was awaited as a basis for settlement. The question df rebuilding was being held up ill the settlement is completed because of possible sale by Mr. Quin>y of the building. Restoration of the Christensen store will also depend upon the ownership and other factors involved in the building. A temporary office for business purposes has been established by .he Christensen store in the County Mutual building. Work at re- •oofing and repairing the Barry mllding was started Monday and s progressing rapidly. Mary Plummer, Ex- Teacher Here, Wed Many Algonians will be interested to know that Mary Plummer, who taught in the high school here in 1923 and 1924 was married in January to Ferenc Szasz, a native of Vienna, and they are now living at Moline, 111., where Mr. Szasz is an engineer with the International Harvester Co. Mrs. Szasz taught for several years in Moline. While here she roomed at the Geoge H. Free home. Chess Fans Organized. A North Iowa Chess association was recently organized in a meeting of chess fans at Sanborn. The Fenton Reporter says Dr. J. A. Mueller, editor Karl F. Schwartz, and Harold Geronsin attended from Fenton, and that Doctor Mueller was elected president. Mason jCityan is Fined. J. W. Dyer, Mason City, was fined $5 plus $2 costs by Justice Welter Wednesday for driving without a chauffeur's license. The arrest was made by Patrolman A. H. •"•---•-- """' ' , . dlate medical attention was secure< * and no infection has set in. The wound was to be allowed to heal a few days before being placed in a cast, and the boy is al- •eady getting about with the att. of crutches. Academy Speakers in District Meet Academy declamatory speakers will take part in a semi-final dis- rict contest at Pocahontas Monday night. Betty, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. P. J. Kohlhaas, will be mm uu»ms wiuiu mtu. n the dramatic division, and John justice court, last night. l.ee and Rozanne Holtzbauer, son and daughter of Jos. Holtzbauer, n the oratorical and humorous divisions respectively. Schools mrticipating besides Algona are Zarine, Carroll, and Clare. The Algona competitors won in a contest here against Bancroft and Hare. WILL OPEN ON WEDNESDAY & CLOSEJWDAY Home Fair Exhibits More Numerous This Year. The Advance's ninth annual cooking school and home fair will open at the high school next week Wednesday, and continue Thursday and Friday afternoon. Every year at about this time calls are received asking when the cooking school will be held, testifying to the interest which this annual home event has earned. Last year more than 1800 women attended the sessions of the school, and saw the exhibits in the home fair display in the gymnasium. This year's cooking school will be conducted by Christine Sanders, who comes to Algona with a reputation as one of the best home economists in the state conducting cooking schools. The school sessions will start promptly at 1:25 p. m.. The starting hour was delayed 10 minutes from the previous schools have started because of requests from attendants at last year's school. Home Fair Enlarged. In the Home Fair there are now 25 exhibits already booked and it is expected that a number will be booked this week-end, and the first of next. Exhibitors, as the list appeared yesterday, are: Richardson Furniture, the Chris- chilles Store, Bjustr.oms, Brownnell's, Kresensky's, Foster Furniture, Graham's, Algona Ice Cream and Candy Factory, Botsford Lumber Co., City of Algona, Pratt El- ered lucky. Mrs. Free arrvied at Garner last week Thursday morning and remained there till Monday with her son George, who owns a drug store there. She found that George had been "laid up" two weeks, his right knee having been injured ,, — » — " v^i^^^wcu. LuaL LUt? UUUJS.JITK when skiis went the wrog way. He demonstration will be completed IS HOW "WalkmET with o. nnnn nooVi nf*-rt««««« i,_. n . i f t, .1 ... is now -walking with a cane. 'BIZ' PICKING UP FOR KOSSUTH CAR DEALERS With the advent of spring weather, business is picking up for the auto dealers, as evidenced by mounting car sales. Thirteen new ones were sold in Kossuth last week, according to the county treasurer's records, and purchases were: Fords— Kent Motor Co,; M. T. Price, Swea City; A Rosenmeyer, Corwith. Chevrolets—Kalo Brick & Tile Co., E. E. Douglas, Mrs. Katherine McEvoy, Algona; Steve Powers Jr., Lakota; K. C. Albertson, Swea City. Harry Cutler, Algona and Jacob Maasdam, Irvington, bought Plymouths; George Koestler, Burt a DeSoto; Wesley Auto Co., a Hup- mobile; Wilma Strayer, Algona a Dodge. Lars Skaar, Ledyard, a truck. Drunk Driver is Given Jail Term Oliver Knutson, Algona, pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 90 days in jail by Judge George A. Heald at Emmetsburg late yesterday afternoon, and was returned to begin serving his sentence. He was arrested Sunday by a highway patrolman Victor Schultz, who was with him, was fined $10 for drunkenness. Bernard Hanifan, of Bode, was arrested yesterday afternoon and -was to he charged witn* driving while intoxicated, in County Apiarists Organized. Kossuth bee keepers met at Ti- :ouka last week Monday evening and organized, with T, A. Dunmire, Titonka high school coach, as president, and the Rev. L. G. Partner, retired Methodist minis 1 ;er, as secretary. y The Titonka Topic says other members, to he- gin, with, are Steil, Algoaa; Sparks, Hobarton; Seefeld, Wesley; and Ke.ll, Titonka. Lutheran Pastor Coming, Evangelical Lutheran pastors of the Algona circuit will meet Monday at 1:30 p. m. at the local Trinity Lutheran church. Fourteen are expected to attend. • To Tote oo Bonds. At the town election next Monday WMttemore will yote on a proposal for $.2800 In bonds to pay for a ne,w riser pipe for the water tower and a new pumip. Beauty Shop to Be Opened at Ledyard Esther Heller, who recently reigned as assistant at the Gertrude 3ichenberger beauty shop in the new opera house block, has order- d equipment for a shqp of her >wn which she -will shortly open at Ledyard. There is no shop here at present. Miss Heller, who s a daughter of Mrs. Fred Bier- tedt, Whittemore, is a Des Moines beauty school graduate, holds a state license, and is experienced. Reserve Army Flyer E*pect8__Early Call Portland Tpw., Mar. 22—Luther J. Fairbanks has returned from two weeks of active duty at Kansas City, Mo., in the army air service. He is a reserve offlcei and expects a call anytime to re port in Louisiana. Algoniaa's Father »ies, Aaron McGrath, father of Omega s Tuesdjiy at tensen p, m, at bis home »t Clarion o heart disease. Son, Kohlhaas & Spilles, Mar?old Beauty Shoppe, Gamble's, Iteele's, Cowan Bldfe. Supply Co. ilgona Federal Sayings & Loan Issn. Will Answer Questions. It is expected that the cooking ach afternoon by 3:15. At" this ime Mrs. Sanders will answer uestions. As usual, it is expect- d that this will be a valuable lature of the school, and the uestions have proved interesting nd instructive in former schools, special blank is being provided ight on this year's program for hese questions. 'Cooking school demonstrators ace many problems in their large xrperince which have puzzled lousewives. These demonstrators must overcome these problems nd cannot have failures in their vork, and hence develop practice nd ideas which simplify and cure allures. Kossuth Women Attend. Every town in. the county was epresented in last year's regis- ration at the school, and it is ixpected that attendance from mt-oMown points will be in- reased this year, as has been he experinece in the past. The Advance has been extermely ileased each year with the continuing growth of the cooking school nd home fair. The high school auditorium irovides a comfortable site for be school, and the demonstrator an be heard at all points of the oom. There are seats for near- y 1000 attendance each day. In the gymnsium there will be xhibits of the newest and latest or the home and kitchen, and everal representatives direct •orn factories, will be on hand to how the various products on ex- Ibition. The Home Fair will be pened from 7:30 till 9 p. nn *hursday evening as a featured art of the Open House night ponsored by the Chamber of ommerce. Further details will be announc- d in Tuesday's Upper Des Moines hrough courtesy of the publish- rs. Additional exhibitors, and ther features of the school and Home Fair, will be given. Stillman Car is Stolen Tuesday The G. W. 'Stillman Ford two- loor sedan was stolen Tuesday night from a parking place north of the Methodist church, and has not yet toeen recovered. The car was parked at 'about 7:30 by Mr. Stillman, who attended a meeting of directors of the Saving & Loan association in the C. R. La Barre office. When the meeting was over at 9 o'clock the car was gone. Straw Hat Season Opened. J. A, Frecto opened the season for straw hats Monday. This was for many years the - late Colonel Spencer's prerogative , but the Colonel, as a rule, did not open the season so early. Yacatfon Kext Week. The annual spring vacation fop Algona public echool children begin tomorrow a/ternofln at 4

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