Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on September 22, 1938 · Page 9
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 9

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, September 22, 1938
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Gone By and No Seed a Lawn at the Postofftce ^ "' "•"' ; improvident, Inefficient Undo Sam (as i™ MdW «** of Ws postofflce department bureaucrats)" n ™ ... «a mnve on" soon he ™»" »~' -— <*UI,IHI»J I't 8«t any topsoil ett lett , ' |(M Algon* DoStoMice site for a thriving lawn. postoffice tnifWing was dedicated a year ago, but up to ounc* of grass *eed fo, -lawn purposes 1m been rc ground- Is higher on the east and north aidea than ^and Street paying, and every rain washes top acrosa the WHartad into the street. Little gull oys are Ie and the janitors have to shovel away dirt where it filla {to the sidewalk levels. They also have to sweep dirt off the There WM recently, a glimmer ot hope, when seed wns -ic- [,ly promised ; but day after day goes by, and it does not 'ar- fc The only, green on the ground now is a sort ot moss [fob .has formed on part of the north side. This looks like nt erass, but ten t. The understanding at the pos toff ice I 8 that the lawn will only be * 6eAeA -* 0 %* t{ ™-T^ , hod ecs all around will , bo tnted. So someday the grandchildren of present. Algona Kn may be able to gaze upon beautiful green hedges, a BeMawn, bushea, and vines-when the building has become replt and eorne new spending spree demands another build- somewhere else! 3Vtown re SECOND SECTION Volume 38 ALGONA, IOWA, THURSDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 22, 1938 12 Pages 96 Columns Number 1 IRVINGTON DOG SCARES CHICKEN THIEVES ICERS ARE ELECTED FOR WESLEY HIGH »v Sept. 21—Officers for h school and junior high ...» elected last week are: Sen- weildent, Charles Krause; ijohn Bottom; aec.-treas., Mary Seller; class reporter, in Studer; sponsor, Mr. Rav- Junior—president, Jerry Win- vice Dolores Arndorfer; reas./Ann Licktelg; sponsor I Shannahan jsophomore—pres- Mike Lloyd; vice, Hugh ,eig; sec.-treas., Ed. Richter; N , M ' - NeU Nelson family, O f Up- Olof Britt, wore at Lester Larson's Sunday. Mrs. Ann Kunz, of Des Moiues visited relatives day till Friday. here from Tues- Mr. and Mrs. Neil Gary, of Des Moines, were at the homo of her parents, the John Ilichters, over the week-end. Visitors at Vee Mullin's last week were Mrs. Charles Loebig and Mrs. Ray Black and daughter, of Burt. The Lawrence Ricke family visited at the Henry Rlcke and the Charles Froelich till Sunday. homes Saturday her Amy Nelson; sponsor iNedtwig; freshman.— presi- i Delores Sherman; -vice, Ed- Johnson; sec.-treaa.,. Jean reporter, Prank Richter or, Miss Eckstein; 7th and trades, president, Ed. John- I vice, Ruth .Forburger; sec.- Lucille Olson, reporter, p Adine Kunz; chairman, Rubt. ire are 16 seniors, 18 juniors, ophomores, 17 freshmen, and 7th and 8th grades. . Party Drawtj, Crowd— Igood crowd attended the card sponsored by the C. D. A. Iflay night. Bridge and "500" IB played at 26 , tables. Mrs. fcard Arndorfer, of St. Benedict, high prize- for women in. •ge°, Alfred Erdman high prize nen. Mary Adine Kunz and R. auer won consolation prizes. fjOO" high prizes were won. by , L. Ternes and Fred Welg, low Charles Froelich and Lorraine _. Door prizes went to Er- Hildman and Mrs. R. C. , Club ig Started— : school club was organized at l$t. Joseph's school last week •meiita Lickfetg'" 'was' ' elected ler and her helpers are Rita {big as vice president, Irene Hg, secretary, and Paul Lori treasurer. The name .chosen |thia year's club is St. Joseph's al League. Meetings will be every third Friday of the bth. John Stoll and daughter Erma. of Lincoln, 111., visited at Ralph Stoll's from Thursday evening till Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Joseph- WODEN FAMILY WAKED BY THE DOG'S GROWLS Irvington, Sept. 21— Mrs. Mary Dole, who spent part of last week with the Chester Harmons, Woden, reports that the Harmon dog was the means of saving either the chickens or melons on the farm one night recently. The dog never barks at passing cars, but also never falls to warn the family if any animal or human being.comes into the yard. That night the dog only growled, but Mr. Harmon '.m- mediately got up and got his gun and when he went Into the yard two men hurriedly made their cs cape to a car which was parked down the road and drove rapidly away. Duanc IMlcy Improving— •Duane Riley, bone Infection pa tient, walked alone for the fire time with the aid of crutches, Sunday. He has been gradually gaining strength since his last trip to Iowa City. So far he has done most of his studying at home, sending his lesson to Miss Jordan to be corrected. water and unsettled weather. The lew date Is October 5. leports Hull in Illinois— A. McLean returned last week Monday, after two weeks with rel- xtives at Orinnell and in Illinois. He reports large areas in. Illinois devlstated by hail. ilowcl Ailment Kills Horse— Dick Skilling lost a valuable horse one day last week, from obstruction of the bowels. IS REELEGTED THREE TIMES AS AID HEAD Other Irvington. Mr. and Mrs. Leon Colwell drove to Jackson, Minn., last week Tuesday to see Mrs. Colwell's sfstor, Mrs. William Lanriings, who was sick. They returned lost week Wednesday morning, stopping at Armstrong to call on the Percy Hollands, and Mrs. Holland came here with them to remain til! Sunday, when Mr. Holland and son came for her. Mrs. John Zink, Cedar Falls plans to come to her daughter Mrs. Frank Asa's soon for the winter. Mrs. Zink and another daughter, Marie Weiner, ,who teaches east of Galbraith, will ministers' salary, assisting with he church debt, and adding new upplies, such as new dining room ables for the church parlors, ables to the church parlors. Corwith, Chambers Sept. has 21—Mrs. Edw. been, re-elected son, of Boone, spent from Friday Funne- night till Sunday at Olaf mark's. The Doan Aid will meet this week at Ralph Stoll's, with Mrs. Thelma Anderson assisting hostess. The Robert Meuhe family, of Albert Lea, Minn., visited at Barney Meuhe's over the week-end. The George Spanglers, of Hartey, are now in charge of the telephone office at Klernme. Plans are being made for a school carnival to be held about he middle of October. 'Mr. and Mrs. Ben Felt left Monday morning for points in South °: !£„_ „ •>.nd North Dakota. i o£ Henr y- , The high school and junior high r 0 ,,i s Gronbnch Still Patient- pupils Jield a skating party at Ti-1 Louie Gronbach, who was operat- Mrs. Miller Much Better- Mrs. Mae Miller, Algona, who had been bedfast practically over since she fell last January and suffered a broken hip, was able to leave her room and go downstairs, with help, Sunday. She is much cheered by the fact, as at one time she believed she would never again walk. Hcnry Scliepman Brother Sick— Henry Scheppman Sr. accompanied the Edwin Gades, West Bend, to Jackson, Minn., Sunday to see Lewis Scheppman, who was critically sick following an operation for appendicitis and ulcers of the stomach. Lewis is a brother .onka Friday night. Grandma Skow and Mr. and Mrs. Marion Paulson were Sunday vis- tors at Ole Flora's. The Rev. J. Patterson, of Titon- ed on last summer for maetoiditis at Iowa City, is still a patient in the hospital there. He has also been suffering for several • years [from a severe Infection. In his sys- have light housekeeping rooms- at the Asa home. The Rev. 'A. English preached Sunday on The Stewardship of Life, I Peter, 4:10 As every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God. Mrs. Helen Bordwell, Llvermore, was a guest at Douglas Rlley's Friday. The Carl Selps spent Sunday afternon with the Clyde Bris- tows, Burt. (Sunday evening guests at Simon Leigh's were Ruth Lund, Algona, Edward Dean, Corwith, and the lifford Etheringtons, Irvington. Lewis Scheppman and Raymond Harr got home Saturday from Grand Forks, N. D., where they had been working five weeke. Silo-filling, which had bean post-poned more than two weeks, because of rain, was started again this week Tuesday. Jeannie Lofing, Mason. City, came Saturday for the winter -vith her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. A. McLean. Janice and Nancy, small daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Oran Hudson have been sick with intestinal flu. Mr. and Mra. Paul Hudson were business callers at Eagle Grove Saturday. president of the Methodist Aid to serve her third consecutive year. Mrs. William Wood was re-elected vice, Mrs. -P. E. Walley is secretary, and Mrs. C. E. Galloway, treasurer. These elections took place last week Wednesday afternoon at a meeting held at the church parlors. • The annual fried chicken supper held that evehing was well attended and netted nearly $45. The Aic society year is Hearing its enc with the report that It has raised $1000 for the third consecutive year. An annual bazaar dinner, dinners, hot noon lunches, especially for school children, hand quilting and sponsoring movies are some o the activities that have brought in the cash to make a good sized to tal for the year. Some of the items the money i are the School Registration 290— When the final count was made of the registration at the Corwith lonsolldated school, the total flg- jre reached an all-high mark of 290 pupils. This number included .21 students in high school, and 169 in the grades. The high school Jlty. Her sister, Gaye Thompson, and Virginia Walley also made the rip with them. enrollment has Increased 17 rftu- dents over last year's total. The Ireshman class has 34 pupils, making the largest class In the ninth ;rade for some time. Three Families fn Mores— •Three families in Corwith picked last week Thursday as moving day. The Claude Petersons moved to Beloit, Iowa. Mr. and Mrs. James Tabb and son Jack moved from the Ben Major house to the house vacated by the Peterson family, and the John 0. Mullins family, Wesley, moved to the house vacated by the Tabb family. HUH Operation on Knee— Leona Thompson, daughter Oi Mr. and Mrs. Charles Thompson submitted to an operation at the university hospital at Iowa City last week Tuesday to have i growth removed from her knee In,, p Joy's Arm Is Broken- Jackie, 5-year-old eon of the J. R, Camelins, who live southeast of lorwith, suffered a fracture of the ight arm just above the wrist while playing on a slide at school a week ago Tuesday. The arm was placed in a cast and he will not be able to return to school for some time. the J Dr. P. E. Walley took her to Iowa RICH POINT ka, was a Thursday supper guest' tem an a recovery Is slow. - - nf T>«lT\ll C!*rtll'n t ./ at Ralph Stoll's. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Alne drove to Rake Sunday and visited at Peter Al ne's. The Albert Dirksons were week end guests at B. J. Meuhe's. Chicken Supper Postponed— The chicken, supper which was to have been served at the Irvington church on September 21 has been postponed because of high "Read 'Em and Show at Algona — special showing of Boys was given at the Call thea- |at Algona last Saturday morn, Attending from here were Mr Mrs, Eldon Ravlln, Mr. am Zerbe, Mrs. Jule Kunz, and ty Adine, Mrs. Alfred Erdman, ) the Reverend Mr. Bottom. eg Aiuc 8 Fraternity— wothy Kraus took Donald to last week. She remained | several days visit with:friends. ild was pledged to the Sigma [ at the state college, and will at the fraternity house. He f. take industrial science. lion Tarty for P»»tor— nbers of the Priecilla Phoebe llety and of the Britt and Up- 1 Flat Aids had ft fruit and veg- |ble party for Rev. and Mrs. If Johnson of Britt Tuesday. [Circle Serves Supper— pe Methodist Willing Worker's We held a 25-cent supper in 'the Iroh basement Saturday even\ and cleared »18. Other Wesley tfewa. • and Mrs. Ed, Hildman and Und Mrs. J. L, Studer returned TI a five-day trip in Minnesota South Dakota. They visited Studer's parents, the W. M. '"-, at Colman, 6. D, f and Mrs. , 3 sister, Mrs, W>H Flana- i at Sioux Falls. , j Will Ward, Donna and JBil- land Mrs. Mike Matern returned "Flay after a week, with rela: In Illinois. Delia Goetz, who with them, went on to her Be in Washington, D. C. " Congregational Y, P. S. met at Funnlmark's'a week ago paay evening, and, 25 were prc- »t. The evening was spent in sing and playing games after t* lunch was served. and Mrs, Geoo. Goetz, her Ff- Henry Ricke, and her sis- Mrs. R. j, Thiasen, of Algo- c anie home Saturday front Bre- where they had visited for eev- days. ^ ^nk Kouba Jr. left Sunday j "If? for Cottoawood, Minn., "•with Mrs. KoHba's brother, Melyoid went to northern °ota for a , f w days fishing. Is» A Mr8 - Charlee Kraus bad l.wnday dinner guests, ¥r. and ""iJCraua and their daughter twin ba- the Wlngert, and Eldon RaylUj' entertained &MArJis m JTivtotgip jsulfti «$ swMj —•MRtt.-atf >'M BARGAINS AHEAD! Ford Deqlers 1 "Clear the Decks" Used Car Sale is your big opportunity to get that better used car at a saving. Prices are aown to rock-bottom. There's a big selection of cars to choose from. Many makes. Many models. All great valuesl Opportunities like this Ford Dealers' "Clear the Decks" Sale don't happen often. Take advantage of this big clearance sale today! • Many «f Mitn bargain! hearth* "I«O" «mbUm. "R ft O" muni R*n»w*d and OuanmtMd. \W% SaHifaction. 1937 Ford «60" Tudor, Blue Low mileage, good tires, looks and runs like new. ^>4 ^C ftO Down payment ---- <•? • • w«W 1987 Ford "60" Tudor, Black New tires, motor good — looks and runs like new. 4 Cl Aft «yM Down payment ___ 1987 Ford "85" Tudor, Black New tires, low mileage, like ^ " **w«VV , new, payment 1987 Ford *85 W Tudor, Black Good -tires and motor, clean inside and out. A real bar-^ £J gQ.QQ 1936 Ford Fordor Sedan, Black Completely reconditioned, good tires, paint like new. A real bargain. C1QR flfl Down payment _— 9 I W%9« W 1936 Ford Tudor, Black With radio and heater, good as new throughout. C1 Kfl flfl Down payment ^ I 5JU-UU 1985 Ford Fordor /• Motor and tires like new. Body and upholstery extra £ 4 QJ" f|A §ood. Down payment^ I %KrBVW CHEAP CARS 1929 Cheyrolet Coach 050 1938 Chevrolet Sedan $35 1927 Chevrolet Sedan __— *50 1926 Chevrolet Towing 185 1929 Ford Tudor ' 1980 Ford Fordor gain. Down payment l»86 Ford Fordor Sedan, Blue Completely reconditioned, new tires. Paint like new. ' £1 Bfl flfl Down" payment & I wV«w t and'see these Bargains. T«EY ABE PBIDED TQ your present car will make tae down, payment, EASY TERMS OJf BALANCE Kent Motor Co. Come Sales Service Minnie Scheppman, daughter o£ Henry Scheppman, returned to her work at the Permanent Wave shop Monday. Joe Platt was operated on at the Koesuth hospital last week. Mr Platt has been a patient at the hospital for many weeks. Mr. and Mrs. James Black, accompanied by Mrs. Edna Smith and daughter Leona, were Swea City visitors Sunday. Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Syvester Stigman, Kingaley, returned to their home after Mrs. Stigman. and daughter had spent three week! at the parental John Erpelding's. Francis and Dorothy McEnroe left Tuesday for Dubuque to attend lark college this year. Edmond Capeslus went to Ames to attend he state college, and Paul Black Iowa City to study law at the university. SAFETY SAM SAYS One of the quickest ways to find out what is over the mountain is to pass a car on the way up. Is. your car showing signs of trouble? We tune the motor and give complete inspection. Low rates, depending on. size and type of car. WM. 0. OAU, 6ARA6E Phono 165. Sonth Dodge "Crashing Through" with the greatest bargains in New Fall Clothing AN "ESQUIRE" SPECIAL JARMAN 'MUSKETEERS' Sport Oxfords Crepe Soles, the newest thing, variety of models Curlee Fall Suits Nationally famous for Quality, Style and Long Wear $1 Q50 NEW FALL Topcoats *14 50 to $ 24 50 New Fall Nor-East Ties __$1.00 Cooper's Y-FrontShorts ^ _____„_,___ _50c Paris Free-Swing Suspenders <T . _ _ — _, '_ _ _ -$1.00 \ Famous "Jayson" Shirts ._:,_._._. $1.65-$ 1.95 • ••''•>' ' ' A Word About Fall Merchandise There are two things in buying clothes for men and boys that we l^eep in mind, always, First is Quality, Without it, no purchase is a "bargain". The second is reasonable cost. This store sincerely endeavors to offer the public a dollar's worth of value for each dollar you spend. We stand back of our merchandise, YouwUlget real quality at a fair price here.

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