Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on March 28, 1939 · Page 10
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 10

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 28, 1939
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SAGE TEN UNION SLOUGH CONDEMNATION HEARING HELD \ _ Witnesses are Heard on Valuations for Two Tracts. lly Eleanor .Frascr. In a hearing Friday In the courtroom valuation was set on two tracts oC land condemned for ni- clusion in the federal "Union Slough Migratory Water - Fowl \ , Refuge Project in Kossuth county, Iowa," Six commissioners appointed by federal Judge Scott, of the northern district of Iowa, heard testimony on the market value of Chris- COBNUT ADVANCfi. ALGOtf A, IOWA his ties as his territory. viewed the premises """ " T since last summer has been in i After deliberation the commis- °?. arRe - °?- th ? federal *«»** tax' sioners set a valuation of $2496.45 on the 66.30-acre Godfredsou tract, j and of $1863.60 on the 70.05-aere: Govern tract. The difference in : valuations grows out of the fact 1 that the Godfredson tract has! much more high ground. '' If appeal is not taken to the fed- 1 eral court by either the landown- : ers or the government within 30 ! days, this settlement will be final. Witnesses are Heard. Maurice F. Birdsall, Clarion attorney, served as chairman of the commission, and Henry F. Graepler, Dows farmer, was secretary. Lawrence D. Brennan, Emmetsburg, another member of the com- filed with the county auditor for county and is chairman of that county's soil conservation association. J. W. Fisher is a general insurance agent at Spencer. R. R. Ibach, Eldora, is in the real estate and insurance business. H. E. Narey, who questioned the witnesses at some length, is an at- DECEASED BIRDS 'SWAMP 1 KINSEY Proof that conservation leagues are on the job may be seen in a flood of applications for bounties classed as pre- I da tors. Last week no fewer than ' 668 starlings, 3S4 crews, and ten I foxes were turned' in. Arthur Priebe, Lone Rock, turned in all of the ten foxes. 252 star- 244 crows last week is supposed here that was the result of Mr. nnd Mrs. Herman are Fifty Years Wed— Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Herman celebrated their golden wedding anniversary last week Tuesday. They were married in Algona by the Rev. Mr. Smith, Baptist minister here in 1889. Mrs. E. A. Paschke, Echo, Minn., the only child, came a week ago Saturday to help observe the anniversary, going home Thursday. The couple celebrated by entertaining 20 persons at dinner at the Chrome. The evening was spent at cards and Chinker-Chek at the Herman home, followed by a light lunch. Mrs. Herman was born May Stebbins July 17, 1866, at Whitewater, Wis., and was brought to Algona by her parents when she was a small child. She has lived was educatec public schools ant spent six months at learning dressmaking with Mrs. E. Williams. Mr. Herman was born at Guttenburg November 6, 1861. Later his family moved to Buena Vista, but in 18i5 came to Kossuth, settling on a farm five miles northwest of Algona. When he was 22 Mr. Herman became a carpenter and builder and he continued at the trade till he retired 15 years ago Among buildings which Mr. Herman erected, on some of which he was in partnership with H R Cowan, are the Baptist church, the Goeders store (now Kresensky's), the First National bank building tllO j-ivicri-iir, T f\..l~ t i .. .. . " ra > Union M. & D. Club to Elect Officer at Next Gathering Union Tw.p., Mar. 27— Mrs. Mame Winkel was hostess to the Union Mothers and Daughters club Thursday, Mary Sarchet assisting. Twenty-three members and two guests attended, and roll call was on My New Neighbor. A paper, The Ramparts We Watch, was given by Anna Mar- Labor on Julia Tay- low, and an Wheels, was article, read by lor. A report of a Farm Bureau training school held at the home of Mrs. William Dodds last week Tuesday was given, and Frances Winkel played two piano numbers. . ereFrances Winkel and ng the original Qulnby building (now the Hutchison building), the former Kohlhaas and the Ford garages the garage formerly occupied by George Elbert, the Richardson furniture store and the Foster bhild"- mgs. and the Heise, Murtagh Trib- WP ?? r ~W° n ' Moe ' Din g!ey, Max Herbst, Falkenhainer, F M. Taylor, and Wm. C. Steele bouses Mr. and Mrs. Herman remember tli at their wedding day was as torney at Spir t Lake The Proven -' Mr i P} "^' S bag was the «"»* of ",' rf WeddlnB day Was as ment was represented by EC « d , nv ° b> ' tlle Iea suers at Lone wal . m and V™" ™ their fiftieth T^.._... ,; 'Miit.'M.iiLtu p> L. t.r. p. oc \. ,,.VIP,. O tho O i,,v. „.„„ j,.. tj .j anniversary. Tliov Qto,.f nr i i ment was represented by Dunn. Mason City. U. S.' attorney for the northern district of Iowa, .1 uiiv,.- uj uie leaguers at Lone i . ^uuu- us meir iittieth -uu... .U^U.L i ,tv U s woni ev.? ock - wnel> e the club was divided' amil r ersar y- They started house- for the northern 'district of Iowa '"n teara8 ' nnd the winni "S team hf^lff,'" ^ bulldlng located be ' and he was assisted bv W B Din' ,V £ et treats from tlle losin S side, i ^ e . e " he Advance and the present forth, also of Ma=on Citr i Mr> Priebe is count >' lea S«e pres-! P° 8 t°H>ce. Others living there at u ui .na^uu v.,uy. idem. the time WPI-R Afro <a n h< n i,4.i i.._ ..forth, also of Mason City. Details of Testimony. •"*'*"& met c ui, tim e were Mrs. Schichtl, her w - E ' Stoeber. Fenton, turned in flve da «S«ters, Samuel Plumley, a Witnesses who appeared for the ^ 165 starlings; Eucene Colwell of stone nias °n. and his family. Mi n "'°"" m " -- ' T Rissman,' Trvington 251 starlings; and G. F. I "! e Rice : aow Mrs. Guy L. Taylor, Tninof irvr, TnAvno A io-rmn i *n loiotix City, had rooms there while Y, as attendln s the Algona high Her parents then lived on government were A. J. Des Moiues, associate engineer of the U. S. ^^ Survey of the Department of Agriculture; Gottlieb Bleich, a Burt farmer; and J. L. Bonar, Algona valuation Towne, Algona, 140 crows. Biological The auditor says that 50 to 60 ' basrs of starlings turned in for the bounty have been common in the -• —• """"i, .-iisumi last year. There is a rumor that attorney, who is one of the three the board of supervisors is getting state inheritance tax appraisers; a bit "owly" about the sums paid appointed by the judges of the 14th' out for bounties and may take "'strict. ; some action soon. The witnesses valued the Gov-j — * ern tract at $12 to S12.50 per acre, claiming that most of it was slough land. The Godfredson tract they valued at 517 to ?20 an acre. Nearly half of this land is high ground. The testimony brought out that the drainage ditch on the Govern farm had been laid in such a way SUDDEN DEATH FOB FOX, 79, BURT current to Funeral services were held Sat- rday afternoon at the McCullough chapel for William E. Fox. 79 re- i school. a farm. In November, 1889, the Hermans moved to a house on north Dodge street which Mr. Herman had built. Four years later he built a barn on the site of the present Thormgton street home, and the Hermans lived in it till Edw. Yem- ans, who sold them the lots perfected the title. Later, Mr. Herman built the present house, after which the barn was for many years used as a woodworking shop eventually being remodeled for a garage attached to the house. , , TJle Herm ans received many tele s rams - Rifts, and flowers in Oillesple at games and a lunch. Girls attending: Maxlne Dailey, Maxine Moore, Dorothy Ellsworth Donna Hill, Louise wadlelgh, Dot tie Kuchynka, Betty Jane La Barre and Charlotte Johnson. Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Gregson en tertained their "500" club las week Tuesday evening, 12 person;, attending. The high family pi'lzt was won by Mr. and Mrs. Bu< Doyle, and Mr, and Mrs. Bert B Baldwin were low. Mrs. W. G. McCullough and Mrs D. P. Smith entertained at one o'clock luncheon Thursday at the McCullough home. There were three tables of bridge, Mrs. L. F Rice winning high, Mrs. E. W. Lusby, second. Mrs. T. L. Larson was hostess to the Bridgette bridge club at luncheon last week Tuesday. Two tables were in play, and high score was won by Mrs. Fred Bartholomew, second by Mrs. J. W. Little Mr. and Mrs, Fred Parks entertained the Early Risers club at 8 o'clock breakfast Sunday morning 18 men and women attending. The group attended morning services at the Presbyterian church. ,, _. - --.—-;- - - Mrs. G. L. Vohs entertained her McGinnis. At the next meet-, Thimble club yesterday. Mrs. J. I. election of officers will be Troutman took the place of Mrs. Matf.ow-and BeAha Vernon- Spongberg, who has moved to Rock Island, 111. There are 12 members in the club. The Eastern Star past matrons will meet for one o'clock luncheon today at the Masonic Temple. Hostesses are Mesdames Minnie Long, H. D. Hutchins, and W. E. McDonald. The date for the April meeting of the Eastern Stars has been changed from next week Tuesday to next Monday to avoid conflict with a special Masonic meeting Tuesday. The Trinity Lutheran young people's society will meet Friday evening at 8 o'clock at the church. There will be an educational hour, followed by a social hour. The Cresco Mothers & Daughters club meets at Mrs. Martha Potter's, Mrs. John Ulfers and Mrs. B. H. Potter hostess. There will be election of officers. Mrs. G. D. Stokes entertained Wednesday evening at two tables of bridge. Mrs. J. W. Neville was high; Mrs. L. A. Copp, second. The Trinity Lutheran Aid will meet Thursday at 2 p. m., with Mrs. Walter Will and Mrs. Fred Willrett as hostesses. Mrs. Bert Cronan will entertain the Laf-a-Lot bridge club this afternoon at two tables of bridge. There will be a regular meeting of the Rebekabs this evening at 7:30 at the Dehnert hotel. Mrs. Harlan Emry entertained her embroidery club Thursday 12 women attending. A SENATOR STEAMS nh , . , Sarchet assisting. The program will be roll call on The New in Flowers, and a paper on Iowa and The Dutch will be read by Mabel Tjaden tt *i v.u.n.ui m. i:mii>t:i ior wniiam K. Fox 79 re- --••"-""<"=, sm^, ami uowers in ^: r L°^,^r^" en "?-i tired P™*™*. He had been in fc ° f ««ir_ anniversary. One the ditch frequently fills with leaving most of the tract under water for at least a part of the summer. Owners Also Testify. The Govern heirs, consisting of the widow and ten children, were had 1)een a resident of Kossuth for represented by Van Ness and Brun- tlle I 5ast "* 5 years. On October 6, son. Witnesses were Hubert Gov-/ 1901 - ue was married to Margaret ern, Henry Gray, and Samuel Win-! E "en Kelly, and they farmed south chell, farmers whose land adjoins' of Algona many years, later near the Govern places. I Burt. Mr. Fox was' a school direc- These witnesses testified that the tor in Riverdale township for some Govern tflact was good pasture years, land, and they valued it at ?35 to Survivors are. the children: Leo, poor health two years and"~was I nlessage was from Max Richard- found dead in bed at home Thurs- B0n ' * O11 , of Mrs : Byron Richard- day morning, apparently having succumbed to heart disease. Mr. Fox was born January 1, 1860, in Po Davis county, 111., but »b*uu, tmu Liicj vuiueu it ill foO to ^'i* i , i» u i c, aie.Lut: cuiiuren: IveO, $40 an acre. They said the rest of Mrs. Jesse Volentine, and Mrs. Ira the farm would be materially low-, Hansen, all of Burt; Mrs. Harry ered in value by loss of the onlyi Put z. Algona; and Mrs. J, J. Fer- son, the former Ida Schichtl. Tho Paschkes have two children a daughter, Jean, 15, and a son Rober, 8. ' Family Birthdays Celebrated- Mrs. V. K. Rising entertained at one o'clock luncheon last week Tuesday honoring the birthday anniversary of her mother, Mrs. S. D. Wilson. The tables were decorated with sweet pea centerpieces, and an angel food birthday cake was served at 3:30. Twelve wom- pasture. " " j ry. Sunprior, Wis. There are 19 _ Christian Godfredson, who owns; Grandchildren and two great- en were guests, and the afternoon was spent at sewing. Not to be outdone by his wife, Christian Godfredson, who owns; Grandchildren and two great- 1Ir ' wilson had a birthday annl- the other tract, appeared before' Grandchildren. Three sisters also ! versai 'y yesterday, and in the even-' the commission, without witnesses 'survive: Mrs. Ellen Dixson, 7.11.1 ! •" or counsel. He valued his high na - T1] -: Mrs. Emma Jones, Clin- land at $125 an acre and the whole ton; nnd Mrs. Howard Brutsman farm at $100 an acre. He testified, Odar Rapids. that he paid as high taxes on the, T1 'e Rev. Geo. H. Wessel, Burt low land as on the high ground, j retired Methodist minister, officat- Mr. Van Ness said this hearing Pf1 at the funeral and burial was in was the first of its kind he had Riverview. known of in Kossuth in his forty years of law practice here. Slousrh Project's History. Some ten years ago the Union Slough project was first suggested, but nothing came of it at the! time. In 1034 the project was taken! ing Mrs. Wilson entertained at 6:30 family dinner, guests being Mr. and Mrs. V. K. Rising, Mrs. Florence Peterson, and the latter's sons Ronald and John Philip. Woman's Club Names Officers— The Woman's club met Friday at the library and elected officers: Mrs. H. E. Woodward, Whittemore, president; Mrs. A. E. Kresensky, first vice; Mrs. C. C. Shierk, second vice; Mrs. D. T. Nugent, recording secretary; Mrs. Albert Granzow, corresponding secretary; Mrs. L. W. Keibh, historian; Mrs. D. C. Hutchison, treasurer. O. S. Reiley, Marshalltown, spoke on Safety; Billy and Joan Godden gave a piano duet; and Mrs. Wayne Wright played a piano solo. Two Follow-Up Meetings— A follow-up meeting of Bread Making, lesson No. 4 in this year's Farm Bureau women's home project, will be given at Mrs. Carl Paetz's, Plum Creek township, this week Friday. A meeting on Feeding the Sick, lesson No. 3, was held Friday at the Plum Creek community room. The lesson was presented to 12 wmen by Mrs. Wayne Keith. Dinner Honors a Birthday- Phyllis Sawyer entertained six girls at 6:30 dinner Friday evening, the occasion being her birthday. Guests were Betty Merritt, Jeanette Sterling, Janice Wagner, Marjorie Phillips, Eleanor Thorpe, and Dorothea Bjustrom. Phyllis daughter of Dr. and Mrs. F.' E Sawyer, is a senior in high school. BnpHst^Yonths to Meot— There will be a "Royal Ambassador" meeting at the Baptist church Friday evening at 7-30 with Hiram Sleeker and Ronald Jenkins as sponsors. Members are young men of the church. Everet Black will give a talk on the Life History of John Mason Peck. Prayer-Meetings Tomorrow- Methodist cottage prayer groups will meet tomorrow (Wednesday) morning with Mesdames Henry Johannsen and George E. Johnson at 10 a. m. There will also be a service at 2 o'clock in the afternoon with Mrs. W. A. Foster. Missinary Program Planned— A missionary education ..program will be given Thursday at 2:30 P. m. at the Baptist] church, with the Rev. F. C. Volzke in charge. The subject-will be A Missionary Penny and How it Bought a Baby. Other Society. Patricia Pollard recently entertained her girls' Sunday school class and the teacher, Mrs. L. W. Spring Weather is Booster for Sale of the 1939 Autos JAPOIICi * PiTEI a at wnich th , ' , which the land was offered The warm weather last week a new boom for automo- The county records show 20 , new cars sold, as follows: Fiir.iiv i,, in-v i . i rile ^'olets—R. P. Norton, Algo- iinau.\, in J.iob. tne matter was na Creamerv A. C Biprstortt Tn reopened on tbe insistence of Kos-ko.a; I.sebal ' Studer, Edmund L suth conservationist*, and both; Otis, Weslev; August Schipull of Gil'cC' t eU ° a " d ^""sman, Burt; Clarence Tlfeesfield Fentoir Gilchrist were instrumental iniEmil C. Fisher West Bend- Mrs Surrh-^"" a " aulhorlzation '°^"n' R- Johnson Bancroft'. PUlUlas0 - ' Forda-E. J. Sonnenberg, Titon- l;a; Donald Akre, Ruth Will, Al- ?ona; John Johnson, Henry Schroeder, Lakota; Edward Farrell, I Whittemore; Raymond Schutjer, Wesley; Elmer Ellingson, Ottosen. An International truck was purchased by the Algona agency, and Merciirvs by Nicolas J. Krieps and H. L. Plan, Algona. . Thirteen other tracts of land have already been purchased at private settlement, and with the two tracts condemned the total acreage will be SSI.05. MRS. HOLLANDSWORTH JEWELER'S WIFE, DIES Mrs. H. W. Hollandsworth died Friday morning at 8:30 at the Kossuth hospital, after a five-year last illness. Funeral services were held Sunday at 2:30 at Hanover, 111., and burial was made there. Mrs. Hollandsworth was born Gail Eastman at Hanover, January 30, 1904, and received her education there. Before marriage, she was an accounting clerk for a large woollen manufacturing concern. On June 25, 1929, marriage at Hanover took place. The Hollands- worths lived at Minonk, 111., till April, 1934, when they moved to Moline, 111. The following fall they came to Algona. Mr. Hollandsworth is jeweer at the Lusby drug store. Mrs. Hollandsworth was a past noble grand of the Rebekahs. Survivors are the husband, the mother, Mrs. Amanda Eastman, Hanover, and three sisters: Flossie, teacher at Dundee, 111.; another at borne; and Mrs. Jas. Higgs. Layton, Utah. HOSPITAL KOSSUTH Mar. 22—Mrs. Charles Beeman Corwiih, medical; Mrs. George Miller, Algona, medical (surgical March 27); Frank Clayberg, Clear • Lake, medical. | Mar. 24—Lillian Davis, Algona. \ surgical. Mar. 25—Grant Sample, Algona. medical; John Daub, Algona, medical. Mar. 26—Mrs. Paul Voigt, Fenton, girl; Leonard Ripperger, Rolfe, medical. GENERAL Mar. 21 — Donald Bilsborough Swea City, medical. Mar 22—Elmer Merkle, Livermore, tonsillectomy. Mar. 23—Edwin Hanselman, Lu Verne, tonsillectomy. Mar. ?4—M. K. Stephens, Algona, boy. Mar. 27—Mrs. Earl Firkins, Ottosen, medical. the race for fashion supremacy . . . . and you're the judge. You pick the winners. ^— We have them all, in the grandest collection of styles in years. Widths AAA to B. 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