Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on February 7, 1939 · Page 1
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THE ADVERTISEMENTS OF OLD-FASHIONED BARGAIN DAYS THIS WEEK IN ALGONA WEATHER ; incl.—Rather frequent temperatures will be elow normal In north- ,:, w e?kly Newspaper 1938 by State University Casey's All-American Newspaper Eleven, 1927 ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 7, 1939 10 Pages 80 Columns Number 21 41.844 AAA CHECKS OUT TODAY k for 1400 Airport Signers ilL WILL PETITION THURSDAY ian 700 Sign Irst Half of Canvass. about half the peti- isterday noon the total I'signers to the same | council to call a vote port proposal was ex- ass 1400. By yesterday otal was over the 700 ^ several large areas, are still working, are |lon will be presented council at its regular dfursday evening, and the be asked to call the btion at the same time city election March ilar 27. There has been practically no opposition voiced to the proposal, according to the reports from the various teams which made the petition canvass. Project Is Commended. Various favorable comments have been heard. Many like the proposal because it does- not call for issuance of bonds till after assurances have heen received that the port will be used by commer- cal airlines, and that the port plans must be approved and accepted by the CAA first. Others feel that Algona will •have to have an airport in the near future, and that this will be the most favorable time to buy land and make the initial start. Others are Interested because of personal reasons such as a desire to learn to fly, or to learn airplane motor repairing as a- vocation. Many visualize a growing community and consequent increase in the value of property which would more than offset any possible taxation. Young Women Interested. Several of the younger unmarried women in town have signed with gusto, asserting they are looking forward to the increase in the available male population as i represented by pilots, mechanics and other personnel! Especially pleasing to the com-; mittee has been the expression by nearly all voluntarily that the project was being handled in the correct manner, without hysteria, and with a view of getting assurance of income before making any expenditure. This will mean that the tax can be dispensed with after the first few years, and a possibility that the income will not only pay for bonds but will also be large enough to give the city a profit. Manufacturer Inquires. Evidences of interest in the proposed port have been coming in to Major Saul, secretary of the Chamber of Commerce, from many sources, including the air lines, the postal service, manufacturers of planes, operators of training schools, and even the army air service. One manufacturer of small private planes wants a mid-west assembly plant. The planes are now assembled in the East, and have to be flown west to customers at con- iderable expense. With an assembly plant in the mid-west this could be eliminated and greater fiales result. A check on the airmail service out of Algona had not yet been completed Monday< as FATHER UNDER QUARANTINE AS CHILD IS BORN Titonka, Feb. 5—A daughter was born Wednesday at the Kossuth hospital to the Larmond Intermills. Mother and daughter are reported fine and also Mr. Intermill, although he is now under smallpox quarantine. It is hoped he will be released by the time mother and babe return. CHIEF ELBERT ON HUNT FOR FIRE HAZARDS Owners to Be Warned Against Menacing Conditions. from surrounding towns have not all come in. However it is antici- patd that the figures will show 700 to 800 airmail letters out of here,last week. Of particular interest was the check last week of letters sent to points which would benefit from airmail service out of Algona, and •the astounding total of 3577 out of Algona alone was found. This was accomplished by counting the number of letters mailed to air-1 ' mail points in the East, South and . West. dyard Takes Kossuth Title TITONKA NALS OF l|jWy,TILT Girls Down Lu le in a Hard ight Game. Btty crowd saw the final |the Kossuth county bas- iirnament at the high Monday evening, when I,girls' team defeated Lu |28, to become girls' i impion and the Ledyard,, earn walked over the 'itonkans, 32-15, for the apionship. girls' game the Seneca jt the lead from the start, first quarter 9-4 in their irnament Scores. »y Night— 29, Lone Rock 28. ey 39, Fenton 11. |ca 24, Swea City 19. la 28, Burt 20. ^Night— »rd 50, Grant 20. ita 32, Bancroft 1€. feme 26, Seneca 17. ey 35, Whittemore 20. Afternoon— ) »rd 31, Lakota 18. 29, Lu Verne 23. Evening— 26, Algona 23. »rd 30, Wesley 23. Evening— pa 32, Lu Verne 28. ard 31, Titonka 15. 17-8 at the half. Lu vever, outplayed Seneca cond half, making 20 [only 15 for Seneca. Outplayed. 1st half of the Titonka- game was a close-fought jjing 13-9 in Ledyard's fail in the second half the pving Ledyard team out- onka, running up 20 pits, but holding Titonka baskets and two free ndrews, Doege, and Batt |of the game by the foul .TJtonka, and Thompson |rd. Titonka was score- third quarter. : the games the county Jhip trophies were award|team captains, the Class- B trophies, a, trophy to }>up girls' team, and the Bt basketball to the Wes-, jteam. A sportsmanship ftropby given some years (Re Hub Clothiers was |o the Algona team this |was held last season by >ning game of the tour- -iursd>y evening was be* na and Lone Bock and ler, the/ teams being ev- , the lead th« . to Lone Dock's fte £4 fiyor. •"wNw... wW score. 'Ukena, for Lakota, was second high, with five baskets. The second game was one-sided, with the Wesleyans in the .lead, 18-6, at "the half, and the game ended. Wesley, 39; Fenton,'.11., > Loebig sank five baskets and a free throw, 11 points for Wesley. Fenton made only. two baskets in the game, the.rest of 11 points being made on free throws. Indians Defeat Swedes. In the first class A game Titonka took Swea City into camp, 2419, with Rlppenirop, Titonka, as high scorer of the game, with four baskets and one free throw. Bilsborough, Swea City, who scored so heavily against Algona the week before the tournament, sank only three free throws. Batt, Titonka, and Lundqulst and G. Fagerlund, Swea City, went out of the game on personal fouls. Algona proved too much for Burt, with the score at the half 19-7. With second-team players for Algona, the score ended 28-20. Michel was. high scorer for Algona, with three baskets and a free throw, but Long, forward for Burt, sank six baskets and three free throws for 15 of his team's 20 points.-; Grant Badly Beaten. The opening game Friday evening was another one-sided affair, with Ledyard running up 50 points against Grant's 20. Bauman, Ledyard center, sank ten baskets for 20 points, Payne, center for Grant, sank five baskets and a free throw. Lakota took the lead in the second game from the start, and defeated Bancroft 32-16. Scoring was evenly divided, with the exception of Walters, Lakota forward, who sank five baskets and three free throws. This was the second game of the tournament for Lakota. Seneca Loses to Lu Verne. Lu Verne easily took Seneca into camp, leading 18-8 at the half, and the game ending 26-17 in Lu Verne's favor. Stoddard, Lu Verne, was outstanding, with five baskets and one free throw. • Wesley won its second round game, from Whittemore, with almost as much margin as it won over Fenton; score, 35-20, Bottom; for Wesley, sank five baskets and a free throw, and Helnricb, sank five baskets for ten of Whittemore's points. Wesley Wins from Lu Verne, 'Saturday afternoon in the semi finals for Class B, Ledyard won its second game of the tournament, defeating Lakota, 31-18. This was the third game for Lakota. Busch, forward for Ledyard, went wild in this game, sinking six baskets and three free throws for 15 of Ledyard's 31 points. That same afternoon Wesley won over Lu Verne, 29-23. Lu Verne bad the best of the score in the first quarter, 8-5, but lost the lead before the half, which ended 12-9 in Wesley's favor. The scoring in this game was pretty evenly divided. Algol)* Loses *Champ" Game. The Class A championship battle Saturday evening was one of the most thrilling games ever played at the Algona gymnasium. The game ended in a tie, and it took two overtime periods before Titonka became champion by a three- point bargln, 26-23. ' . Algona, ha,d a 16-9 lead at the half, aad a 20-141 lead, in ifee third Barter, but' the regular game ended In a 23-2? tie, Tlton- ka, in the cl.oslng minutes, sank i frtt ACADEMY WINS 2 GAMES FROM FORT DODGERS Locals and'Seconds Beat the Visitors Friday Night. Displaying a good short passing attack, St. Cecelia's defeated Corpus Christi, Fort Dodge, Friday night, 30-22. Each member of Coach Kelly's team gave a good account of himself, but the work of sophomore Don K^jeski was outstanding. Besides the scoring of ten points, his work on defense and his all-around game marked him as best man of the evening. . Nelson, who also scored ten points, opened, the scoring with a set shot from the side. Kajeski, sank two field goals and a free' throw to give St. Cecelia's a 7-2 j lead at the end of the first.quar- ter, Kajeski and Elbert each tossed in a field goal, and Hargreaves a free throw, in the second quarter for a 12-11 half-time lead. By the middle of the third quarter St. Cecelia's had a comfortable lead which was never seriously threatened. In a preliminary game St. Cecelia's seconds easily defeated the Corpus Christi seconds, 27-13. This was St. Cecelia's last game before entering the Sioux City dio- cesian tournament, which will be held at Fort Dodge next Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, Following is the box score: St, Cecelias. . fg. ft. f. El'bert i ;__ 3 1 Kajeski 4 Nelson „__ 4 Hargreaves 0 Courtney _— „ 0 Bode ; . 0 11 Fort Dodge. Avelleyria I l Conway ' 2 McCoy „ 3 Coughlln 1 0 Carlson 4 Bagan ,_ 0 10 BARGAINS Old-fashioned bargain days are being featured all this week by Algona merchants. The winter season wns too warm this year for good bus, iness, hence many merchants are overloaded on merchandise which has to be sold now, and prices are cut to do the job. The savings that can bo made will make buying a pleasure hero this week. There Is still plenty of winter weather coming. Fire chief Ralph Elbert is convinced, after having spent the last week inspecting business buildings, that if owners and tenants will cooperate with the department in removing fire hazards from their premises, the city will be saved at least eight fires in a year. Mr. Elbert, new fire chief, has left the Kossuth Motor garage, where he had worked since 1925 as service manager, except for a year or two when he ran his own repair garage. Notices to Be Sent" For the time Mr. Elbert, as fire chief, is making an inspection of public buildings and places of bus 1 - iness in Algona. Plans for his future private activity are uncertain. Accompanying the fire chief on his inspections was one of the city officials, also one or two firemen. Owners will be notified of fire hazards which may exist on their premises. If follow-up inspection reveals that conditions have not been rem-j edied, then, after a second notice] is sent, the fire department will take care of the trouble and will charge the expenses to the owner. Firemen's Ball Talked. Plans for raising money for the fire department, for accident and death benefits, and for running expenses were discussed at the regular meeting of the firemen. ,.It is expected a firemen's ball or possibly a home-talent athletic exhibition will be given as soon as the weather is sufficiently settled. Des Moines has adopted such a plan for raising money for its fire department, and Wesley has for several years had an annual firemen's ball. HERE'S A LONG TALE ABOUT A SHORT POOCH AT 1RVINGTON Irvington, Feb. 6—Mr. "A" and Mr. "B" recently called at H. T. Sabin's. The former was well acquainted with the Sabins but the latter had not met them. Mr. "A" proceeded with the introduction, which was never officially finished. Just as Mr. "B" bowed his head slightly in acknowledgment, a small bulldog, pet at the Sabin home, realized there were strangers in the house and dashed full speed from the dining room into the kitchen where Mr. and Mrs. Sabin were (standing. and the callers lit will never be known whether the dog was going so fast that she could not see clearly or whether an imp of mischief possessed her. At any rate her frenzied course led her between Mr. "B's" feet. That gentleman, taken utterly unawares, and in the act of bowing slightly, landed flat on his back with his head lodged against the kitchen cabinet and his long legs reaching skyward. It is reported that Mr. "A" and Mr. Sabin laughed outright at the man's predicament, but Mrs. bin withheld her mirth till confused visitor assured her .,„„, nothing was hurt but his dignity. The dog, however, might have learned a lesson in manners for the dog was beneath Mr, "B." JURY AWARDS S50 VERDICT IN COURT CASE Costs in Cuit are $45 After Four Days of Trial. After several hours deliberation a district court jury awarded J. C. Koppen, plaintiff, $50.86 Friday night from Fred Brand on an ac- Sathe that BAND CONCERT AT 8 TONIGHT i 1 2 1 0 1 1 6 0 0 3 I •4 -*• 2 11 Four Farm Auctions Dated on Farm Page Mrs. F. J. Norris & Sons, near Lone Rock, are advertising a closing out farm.sale for next week Friday, and Joa. Elsele, near Wbit- temore, has listed one for this week Friday. The L. R. Dutton sale is dated for next week Wednesday, H. S, Fain, Humboldt, will have a Hampshire bred sow sale, this • week Thursday. These sales are all advertised In this paper today. period was scoreless but in the second period Titonka got a basket and a free throw. The Class B championship game was wen easily by Ledyard 'over Wesley, 30-23. The score at the quarter wa$ 7-S to Ledyard's far yor; J6-23 at the half; 23-17 in the thir4 quarter- Toe scoring was fairly evenly divided, with Bauman ' Parr,y each getting eight for Ledyar4, and Bottojp. -• « ^«,=-4** ts W4 $?$ **$» foi* ^" A ol^*» ^ * . - ™' • *«T? The annual mid-winter concert of the Algona high school band will be given this evening at 8 o'clock in the auditorium. The band now consists of 65 members who have been practicing several weeks for this program. Admission will be free. The program follows: PROGRAM Concert March, The Pilgrim. Lake Peer Gynt Suite- __E. Grieg a—Morning. b—Asi's Death. h—Anitra's Dance. d—In the Hall of the Mountain King. c—Anitra's Dance. Cornet Solo—Bonnie Eloise Masten, Merle Pratt. English March-^Colonel Bogey _ _ , Alford Saxophone Quartet— O Dry Those Tears, Riego. Little Rastus — Bennett Jo Ellen Irelan, Max Bartholomew, Vera Johnson, Betty Laird. Flute Duet—Humoresque, Dot Kuchynka, Louise Wadleigh. Atlantis Suite V. Safrenek a—Nocturne anu Morning Hymn of Praise. b—a Court Function, c—I Love Thee. w—The Destruction of Atlantis. Star Dust, Modern Classic —Voder March—Opsley . Fillmore Rural 8th Graders Take Annual Tests Friday was rural eighth grade "test" day. More than 200 pupils in the county wrote the examinations, 95 at the Bryant school here, the rest at various high schools in the county. Tests were given in history, spelling, penmanship, and WLO.I UGU. «"jo ACUIU uuw LU suiect ciptnes continued through how to "take care of them " a few Friday. I*--*.. An. attachment was issued against the defendant, and the latter, through his attorneys' filed a BOYS AND GIRLS IN H, S, TRADE STUDIES In the January 17 issue of the Advance a feature story carried the news that the local high school girls would be boys and the boys would be girls in the following week. The beginning was delayed, but this week they are really "going after it." The girls are taking a four weeks' course in manual training under the teacher, Leonard Wilson; and the boys are taking month of home economics under Miss Reif. According.to the program, .the girls will have to learn how to use electrical equipment, how to refinish furniture, etc., while the boys learn how to select clqthes o "take care of them," a f&vt on personal grooming, and facts on food preparation. They (the pupils) are anticipating a lot of fun, but the teachers facts more 1.01, mi uu 5 u uis itiiorneys- rnea a a ioz 01 tun, out the teachers are counter claim for alleged damages hoping that the 'girl-hoys and boy- Weather Warming Up and Snow Departing Iowa's boasted fair weather this winter was marred somewhat last week with a cold snap Thursday and Friday, but warmer weather moved in again Saturday, and on Sunday and yesterday a good share of the snow melted. Three inches of snow, amounting to .26 inch rainfall, fell Wednesday. The record for the week follows. January 30 32 12 ' January 31 36 18 February 1 37 15 .26 February 2 18 7 February 3 . 17 -1 February 4 35 11 February 5 37 18 of $530 because of the attachment. In addition to the judgment the defendant will have to pay the court costs of $43.80, nearly as much as the judgment, besides attorney fees. The jury consisted of Lucille Weisbrod, John Seefeld, Annabelle Sachau, H. W. Zeimet, Joe Troff, Mrs. John Cogley, Walter Aman, Ray Kahler, Bernice Rising, W. E. Broderson, Arthur Cink and Emil Kraft. No other jury cases are to be the tried at this term of court, regular sessions of which will close Friday. A number of hearings on motions, and a few trials before Judge Hudson may be had this week. Brother of Algona Woman Dies Feb. 1 Word has been received here of the death of Joseph Lawrence, of Dufouque, last week Wednesday. Mr. Lawrence, a former railroad postal clerk, was a brother of Mrs. George H. Free. Mrs. Free is at pesent with her daughter, Mrs. R. L. Duncan, Westfield, N. J. It has not yet been learned here whether or not Mrs. Free came for the funeral. . ' !*;,•£! girls' will learn a few worth while things and that not too many fingers will be smashed. Silver Gray is Still on Top at Bowling Bowling league standings show Silver Gray still in the lead, but with Titonka only two games behind. The Junior Chamber of Commerce team has slipped to bottom by losing three games to Lu Verne. Standings follow: • Silver Gray 39 Titonka 37 Nick's _" 33 Farmers 32 Botsford's 27 Wesley —_ 26 Courthouse 23 Lu Verne 17 Burt ~ 17 J. -C. C. . 16 17 21 22 27 28 DISTRIBUTION OVER COUNTY IS SCHEDULED Committee to Go to Eight Towns to Give Checks. The county AAA committee began this morning issuing 1771 checks totaling $441,844.16 to farmers who participated in the 1938 soil conservation program. The checks arrived Saturday after being held up several days because of snow storms in Chicago and the East. Notices were all sent out Saturday, and farmers are asked to wait till their notice cames before applying for a check. If no notice is received, the check is not here yet. Issuing of checks will be by half days in ejght towns in the county and all day Saturday in Algona. The schedule follows: TUESDAY. Swea City—8 a. m. to 12 noon. •Ledyard—1 p. m. to 5 p. m. WEDNESDAY. Titonka—8 a. m. to 12 noon. Bancroft—1 p. m. to 5 p. m. THURSDAY. Lone Rock—8 a. m. to 12 noon. Burt—1 p. m. to 5 p. m. FRIDAY. Wesley—8 a. m. to 12 noon. Whittemore—1 p. m. to 5 p. m. SATURDAY. Algona—8 a. m. to 5 p. m. Farmers who are not aljle to call for their check at the time' the committee members are in their district are asked to wait till next week and then apply at the county office in Algona, where checks not called for will be available. The committee specifically asks that farmers do not call till they receive notice their check has arrived. Corn Loans $1,244,624. A large number of corn loans were completed last week, bringing the total cribs under seal now •to 2071. There are 2,183,551 bushels of corn in the cribs, and the loans total $1,244,624.7. There are approximately ,,,500 more requests for sealing to be completed. It is expected that allotments for the 1939 program can be sent out next week. Verla Jones and Grayce Hawn, of the state AAA office at Des Moines, expected to complete a state check on the al- Pastors to Slonx City. The pastor and a layman from every charge in the Methodist conference have been-invited to attend a "New Outlook" program at Sioux City today and tomorrow. Dr. Roy L. Smith, Dr. Lyman Fort, and Bishop Oxnam are the main speakers. M. G. Norton accompanied Dr. F. Earl Burgess. lotment figures yesterday. The two girls started work at 8 a. 'm. ;"-|and expected to be through by °* midnight last night. Their work consists of checking listing sheets for correct calculations of acreage allotments for the 1939 program. When this'work 37 35 has been completed the committee can begin issuing allotment notices, and it is hoped these will b? ready next week. • ^ Approximately 90 per cent ' the farmers in the county ar. i the 1939 program. Only those ;JS have been unahle to qualifiS remaining out of the nroera- as Wildlife Stamp Sample H|| STATE nCCinC &-nX^f?J5i±2 lpl and Licenses to Marry UfDCQTlA.- 5 ??*! STATE OFFICE HERE ORDERS FOR ALL IOWA Flowers, Trees, Birds, Fish, Animals are Pictured. pay the cost of the stamps and for national office' expense. Something new this year is a stamp book, with spaces for 1938 and 1939 stamps and also for future issues. This year sales will be conducted by county organizations during the first month, and direct mailings from Washington will not be made till the counties have had a chance to canvass the territory. Last year the national associa- An advance copy of the 1939 wildlife conservation stamps was received Monday by J. D. Lowe, president of the state wildlife organization, and Mr. Lowe baa sent in orders totaling 10,000 stamps to the national association. These stamps will be sent from the state cnoservation office' here jto every in the state. physiology and music, as has been the, custom for some years. County Supt and Mrs. Wm, Shirley supervised the tests. The rest of the eighth^ grade examinations will -be given in May. Class Attends Court, Seven member^ of Miss Lattin's class studying government attended the afternoon court session last Wednesday. This ' ela S s, which njeete once a week, discusses current events and studies the constitution of the D. S, i»d the Wgtory lejjdlhg up to it, ' -,._ new Townaead c j»b V 1U inaet ae*t Tweedy eraniM »t ?; &ft» WSP8""-* o| the pubj^l year us attractive than the 1938 set- There are 20 double-sized stamps, ten of which feature wild flowers, and ten feature trees. There are 60 stamps of the same size as lapt year's, featuring animal and bird life, including 15 stamps of fish, 15 of game birds, 15 of song birds, and 15 of four- legged gajne,, This year ajl stamps are different. Th,e 15 .stamps'on fish, for iastaaceip^ctu/l jfllfffjenT ' of fls,h. Tft9<BJ$»r« anfl are-f row orlgmi artlstf. Honey tion turned back to the state the latter's share of income from sale of stamps by direct mail. County Has Quota. Kossuth county's quota is 200 stamps, and it is hoped that this number can be doubled. The stamps are in full natural color, and because of the wide variety are educational for nature study by children particularly. A supply of the 1938 stamps is also being ordered by Mr. Lowe for Kossuth county sportsmen who wish to have a complete set of both years to place in the new stamp books. National wildlife week this year will be March 19-25, and proclamations are to be Issued by President Roosevelt and Governor Wile on. * Boys Who Shoot at Train Gel Warning Licenses to Marry for Seven Couples Seven marriage licenses 'have been issued, an average of one a day, in the last week: Joseph P. Krieps, Algona, Alice M. Forburger, Wesley; Walter L. Menke, Mary H. Rahe, both of Bancroft; Lee H. Annis, Charlotte Mason, both of Mankato; Irvin O. Beck, Jean E. Bixler, both of Dickens; Alfred R. Petersen, Florence Woodbeck, both of Fenton; Charles D. Pinckney, Evelynn M. Moran, both of Tracy, Minn.; Ernest H. Noefke, Churdan, Bertha M. Hinz, Lu Verne. Automobile license No. 5919 issued yesterday afternoon at ., county treasurer's office. This nu - ber Is above normal for this t of year, though a total of 690P reached during 1938. Many f mobiles are in winter r j some have been junked, m delinquent. The final v, " expected to reach the this'year. WRESTS • /__._98c 1 The on thfe> be he * in t wh w) J) 1 from v>s at Lamb Thef ' . Against Jos. Koest 1 ed by Mai- .Thursday • 4 larcer ' •by T Six local boys to 17, carried th, far Saturday,, ing at a at the for f fOjp a 2,f tereda, Style *nd Quali t "'''*"*' V l &>»#$£$ ;W> _3> -X^A As

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