Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on May 23, 1939 · Page 11
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 11

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 23, 1939
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SECTION dottntn MAY 231939 ISTORIC 4 BASTILF AT WESLEY REDUCED TO WRECKAGE MUSIC PUPILS OF THE ST. JOE SCHOOL PRESENTED IN RECITAL Oeo. 1 SU» n * tore do'wn the own "? tts erectUm dated back one now living here was St. Joe, May 22 — St. Joseph's music pupils presented a recital Thursday i evening in , the school building under direction of Sister M. .Llsieux. , The school orchestra played five selections, and Stars of the Summer Night and Swing Low, Sweet Chariot were sung by the glee club. Following numbers were: Jack-ln-the-JBox, piano, Jerry Kirsch; Black Hawk waltz, piano, Rita Thul, Souvenirs, violin, August Berte; Catch Me, piano, Betty Jane Bormann; Silver Threads Among -the Gold, horn duet, Maurice Bormann, Rita Thul. Dolly's Birthday waltz, walls, tloor. No one ci victim one of t it a victim m y»~ "- ~! 9 was'the late Joseph ' Most Inmates had Vo had imbibed.too : locks, 1 and chain, were in the bu cell Cos- been treely two Iding. abandoned JWU 1««, MW.-f — ... t , ,, was found. Toy nYof- ' . > ^_kj*«*wl , nr*/t ago ils,-,lt-"was'^ ri ._ emembered ,ed"down an offer of $15 tor U. building which originally stood Ere the stockyards-are now lo- d was moved to the town hall a block south of main street. the windows one-Inch steel made the structure more iak-proof. The structure, some i ago, was abandoned v hen a built int) the riern jail was kn hall. ju to Scout Meeting— Hunt. Eldon Ravlin, £. H Kop, J. P. Studer, and the R'>v. Ar- ,r Bottom represented Wesley r scouts at a county meeting at 'ona last week Tuesday. Ajtor- r H. W. Miller, Algona, is presl- I of the county organisation; Lease, Wesley, vice; .'ton, Algona, finance off! Studer, Wesley, member lance committee in the Dale cer; J. of the (Wesley *ls Close With Picnics— Uty-four pupils, parent!, ode attended a school picnic at George Clnk scho>lhouse mrsday. Mabel Kent has ) school two years. Rita, F ol Mr. and Mrs. L. F. \Vflngert, led her school the san;e 'day IL a picnic attended'by a large mber of parents and f Herds. She in northwest Wesle , town- Itr Play Well Attended|The Senior play, Girl Siy, was lented last week Mbndiy and day evenings before good-siz- I audiences. Dorothy Shannahan, , school principal, coached the was people, and she wis pre- Bled with a gold locket Us Go on Two Picnics— (The high school senio Ravlin, and Principal Shan- had breakfast at tie Eagle ke state park northest duesday, and in the afternoon B juniors had a picnic- at the Amise A. Call state park. Mud Banquet is Dated— [The high school alumni -vlll hold annual gathering Sunday, June where a by the at the new gymnasium; ' will be served lethodist Aid. Vncent, Kleinpeter • President; Mrs. H. H. yiom Jr., lecretary-treasurer. GaTol to Tltonka— Eleven local Rebekahs onka one evenng last a Rebekah social and present the ml which the local lodge recent- received from the Algopa lodge. l«f Home for Vi§lt— Hchel, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. "ingert, arrived last "week Mon- V on furlough from the " been stationed on Child for Larsons— 4 boy was born last wsek Tues- PV to Mr. and Mrs. »t the General hospital, •™ Larsons have one 01 Other Wesley Hews. «'. and Mrs. Vee Mullin- drove |» Port Dodge last week Monday |» meet Mrs. Mullin's mcther,-Mrs. T'7 p « r Mns, Omah a ; and bring jer here for a visit and to attend , a TJ!? <:emeiU ' VIc tor Muliin was |» member of the graduating class. , ua and w aild Mr »- J - p - Sl gKra T o m Forburge Lease ' at Fort Docge Thurs- to - r Elrk f rlends> and u * two old- Nt S ltsctal elers 1 Coving to Wesley March 1. Algona, ••, v ,,„._„ {^t H6r Funnemark's, and there. .Visitor 80 > n Ma8 at A, M. Lease's *«• Lease's fa «,^*;* w^-wrm *.. **»*' * '&;$?&&&* re- piano Kathryn Kirsch; Lightly Row and Mother MaChree, horn duet, Cecelia- and Sarah Schmit; Aloha Oe piano, Betty Jane and Helen Bormann; Lovely Maiden, violin ensemble, all pupils learning the violin, Cherry Time, piano, Mary Jane Origer; Long, Long Ago, horns cital with four more selections. Surprise Honors Birthday- Florence Thilges was taken 'by surprise last week Monday, when friends dropped in to help her celebrate a birthday. The after T noon was spent at games, after which refreshments were served. The guests were Elvira Geishecker, Pearl Lauretta and Marjorie Flsch, Agnes Reding, Kirsch and. piano, William, Donald, Leonard McGuire. Jolly Coppersmiths, piano duet, Marcella Thilges, Anita Stattle- man, Loreua Bormann, and Dorothy Mergen. Girl Suffers Arm Gash- Anna Mae, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Erpelding, recently fel while she was carrying a dish o •butter, 'and the dish was broken. A deep gash was cut In one of her arms. She was taken to a doctor who dressed the wound, and om stitch was necessary. Chicago Guests at Simon's— Mr. and Mrs. John Simon, north- Twenty Years After •THE BOOM DAYS of 1919 were on full blast. The Advance had Inlshe.d 3,000 catalogs for a W. 3. Galbraith cattle sale. Twenty-two and a half reams of book paper and 124 pounds of cover paper were used, with 22 cuts. It took ;hree days of day and night duty for the printing. A FRENCH ORPHAN who had been "adopted" by the local Lu- hosh'o cam-pflre girls was sending a picture of herself. * * » * DR. P. V. JANSE, then at Verne, had given out the following list of farm sales in that vicinity to show the boom prices for land: 78 acres at $285; 170 acres at $277.50 ; 40 acres at $435 ; 200 acres at $250; 160 acres at $250; 120 acres at $300; 160 acres at $250. THE BIG VICTORY Loan drive had started, an'd the First ward in Algona had been first to go over the top. Wesley was second, and prorlded that only 25 per cent of [works was: in operation again, the cost would be charged against eight men working, and C. R.' Madson was manager. High prices of had Helen Becker, Martha Thllges; The Swan, violin, Herman Faber; Italian .Harp, Boy, piano, Martha Thllges; the Bong of the Drum, .Afluado class; Petite Polka, trombone, William McGuire; minuet, piano, Caroline 'Kirsch. Santa Lucia and Forget-Me^Nots, guitars, Bernlce Stattleman, Verena Kayser, Marjorle Illg; Papa- gano's Magic Melody, piano, Eldon Altman; A Perfect Day, clarinet, Donald McGuire; rustic dance, piano, Helen Becker; Barcarolle and Silver-Halred Daddy, violins, August Berte, Herman Faber; Waltz of the Flowers, piano, Helen Bormann; Stars and Stripes Forever, piano duet, Helen Becker, Caroline Kirsch. ' The orchestra closed the re- and west of here have been having company from Chicago, and St. Joe's new schoolhouse, also the cemetery, -were inspected Thursday by the visitors and the Simons. . School Observes Holy Day— ) There was no school Thursday, the day being a Catholic Holy Day of Obligation, The'Ascension. Other St. Joe News. David, 4-year-old son of Mrs. Clara Walker, Algona, was taken home Thursday, after two weeks with his aunt, Mrs. Matt Kirsch. Betty Ann, small daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Mertz, spent last week with her grandmother, Mrs. J. B .Wagner, West Bend. Mrs. Theresa Hammer returned to her home at Irvingttm Friday, after three weeks at her son William's. Hebron township tad! almost reached its goal the first day. The Second ward, Algona, had pledged $40,550 in 90 minutes on the first day, or nearly half its quota. Al-r gona was being asked for a total of $201,000. Newspapermen ''of the middle west had been' entertained the week before at Chicago : by -the government in an attempt to a& sure the loan drive liberal pub licity. "Uncle Lew" Smith had ma'de the largest subscription — tary. It was the first post in the county. * * * * OTTO NEtlMAN had closed hta store in Algona and had bought the Olsen general store at Sexton. » * * * ANTONE E. JOHNSON, who had been superintendent of the G-raet- tlnger school for some years, had been elected superintendent at Lu Verne at $2,250 a year. He la now an Algona life insurance agent. * * * * A FINAL REPORT was out on a Red Cross drive, and Kossuth had been not only .first in, the state but also the nation in percentage of subscribers, 73 per rent of the population of the county having olned. The state average was 36 >er cent, and at that Iowa was ligh state in the Union. * * * * THE WM. C. STEEUES had lost a barn on their farm at Ruthven i»y fire. A. water bucket brigade saved other buildings. THE DR. E. C. HAE.TMANS had sold their home here, and a false rumor had been circulated, to the effect that 'the 'doctor did not plan to return to Algona after discharge from the army,. R. S.' (BOB) SHERWOOD, who had just .returned from overseas in the Y. M C.'A. service, was giving talks before organizations throughout the county. * * * * . lands adjoining and the rest would be paid from county funds. The tax limit was to be 16 %c an acre. * * * * FIVE NEW HOUSES for Algona were planned, and it was expected that more would be started when better weather came. * * * * SIX INCHES of rain had fallen in April, causing the dirt roads to be Impassable. * * * * THE ALGONA BRICK & Tile coal and labor had caused it to be shut down for two years. * * * * JOHN KAIN, Plum Creek farmer had died, following a gallstones operation at Chicago in which cancer was discovered. Ten children and Mrs. Kain survived. * * » * A WAR TAX required 10 per cent on soda fountain drinks. * * * * MEMORIAL Day plans had been announced. Rep. T. H. Harrington was to be speaker r at the Call opera house. * * * * LEON STOCK, at Grinnell college, had established a new Jump record there, 5 feet, 9 Inches. * * * * MR. AND MRS. John Frankl were parents of twins, a .boy and a girl. IF YOU HAVE SOMETHING TO sell list it in our want ade, and get results. and taught daugh- LUVERNE'S SCHOOL BAND & GLEE CLUB UNITE IN CONCERT Lu. Verne, May 22—An evening's entertainment that was not "just another program" was given Friday night at the new school gymnasium-auditorium — a musicale by the high school band and the girls' glee club under direction of Walter Peterson, with an added marionette show given by pupils 1 1(mJ escorted the-seniors'"to'"the of the third and fourth grades plabfornii and the Rev . Arthur B ' ot . The youngsters presented Little tom gaye the lnvocatlon> wnlch Red Riding Hood, Hansel and was fo ii owed by a select^ bv a Gretel, and a marionette dance all I glr , B , sextette _ , MK . ^^ ^ WESLEY'S GRADUATES HEAmjOLLIVER Wesley, May 22—James I. Dolliver, .Fort Dodge, delivered the commencement address here one evening last week before the first graduating class to receive diplomas in the new high school auditorium. Rosamund Eckstein, teacher gave the processional as the jun- 3,000. 'HALE SHIRLEY had easily won i Boone valley declamatory con- est at Humboldt. * * * * T. P. HARRINGTON had been presented with a gold watch by members of the judiciary committee of the legislature, of which he was chairman. * * * * POST NO. 7 of the World war veterans had been organized at Swea City, named after Roland Fisher. Jerome B. Johnson was commander; L. A. Buker, secre- that the Swea 'City consolidated school had closed because rural children couldn't get to school. A rural mail carrier couldn't make his rounds and had to spend a night with a patron. * * * * THE SHIP BEARING Nellie Stahl and her hospital unit home was reported as having left a French port. * * * * FARMERS AND businessmen were to meet at Algona to discuss plans for roads under a law jus't passed by the legislature which by the in a way that .would have been creditable to a much older group. The marionettes were made and s, and spoke, after which the girls' glee club sang a selection. Supt. Eldon Ravlin presented the dressed, and the plays directed, by diploma g_ Mr Rav i ln also pre . Laurine Olson, teacher. sented the honors and awards. The band appeared in new uni- Ruth Forburger w(m the ciylc forms, and the program consisted award for the pupll in the ei hth of marches, overtures, etc. In one I de hav , n the h , fc ay e selection, Victor Herberts Favor-K hlstory or c , vlcg TWg prfae ites. the glee club sang Im Fall- giv(m b the local Legion Auxil- ing in Love With. Someone and| loi .,. of Britt Gypsy Love Song with band ac- j ary companiment. Band Director Rasmussen, of the Mary Adine Kunz and Robert Diekmann won the poppy poster en, OL iiie i contest pr i zeg O f a dollar and 75c Algona schools, was a guest al '| respectively, also awarded by the Auxiliary. Lavon Gerdes was valedictorian, was salutatorian. rector for one number. ' In a novelty number, The Three Bears, Betty Burtis read the story, and John and the band played descriptive character portrayals. The proceeds of the evening drove to week; to gathering traveling completed the payment on the uniforms. Every donator to the fund received a guest ticket for the pro-| grain. _ Lu Verne Boy Wins Scholarship Honor Lu Verne, May 22 — William Chapman, second year student in _ , „ i mechanical engineering at Iowa Mrs. Herman Carlson. and State college, has been named, one Mrs. parrel Shu U, Sac City, ana 8tn dentB who will be recojs- daughter came Friday May 12, foi an HoMp &&y convocatlon a visit with the formei s slstei,. l^ banquet tnere thls week Mrs. Mary Otis. , „ , ^.^^^ I Thursday. This will be the second year he has been so honored. IF YOU WANT TO SAVE MONET remember m H • Lowest LONG DISTANCE telephone rates ace in effect every night after 7 "and att day every Sunday. V Long Distance rates are lower on station-to-station calls (those on which you ask to talk with anyone available at the telephone called) than on person-to-person calls (those on which , you ask for a particular person). FOR RATES TO ANY PLACE, JUST ASK "LONG DISTANCE" < NORTHWESTERN IELL TELEPHONE COMPANr nevy. • He he west Larson Algona, her'child. Humboldt last week Monday Mrs. Katherino Hildman was confined to bed last week, the result of severe nose-bleeding. Mr and Mrs^ Edw. Hildmau and Mr. and Mrs. Alt Studer spent last 1 Thursday at Fort Dodge. The C. U. Goslins, Woden, at- tnded . commencement exercises here Thursday night. SERVI" I FOR THE OFFICE —WE CARRY typewriter' paper, ribbons, carbon, and other needed supplies.— uder, Mr. -, Mr, and ros - drove visit rela- The Advance. 18tf t there fop a -week's lived Jhere were lave infi these thing! ii hii intfi— th«'» why he can do them for you to thoroughly, sldJlfiiliy, quickly. AJ .V SEE HOW EASY HE MAKES IT FOR YOU TO IT . A—NG HOW QUjaav » Swndard Od dealer can check the vitalsposandsendyouftway with MWCoafijtiMM your a**W* considVs dUi complete check-up service g** rf-kt Iww. Accept it without hesitatioo. And, because it's so unpopant to your own driving peace-of-mind, you should «k fof # nw~ befoie you start off for your holiday Wp. . • Stop •! any Stamfenl Oil d*altf'«far a fivf-minutt TREE CHECK-UP Hf|i'S OUOlt WHAT HI BOB; I Chedg tires SUM} infl»te? to proper pressun;. 9 Checks battery aqd fills wjth pure 4 water. 9 CheckVswd pte wrttetw. f Te»U eparlf plugs and lights. 9 Cleans wiwbhidd, tear window and heodlampe. Thn« »wvlt«i or* ira*. ««4 eWHy ?«j«w«. • OSm, w«* Cbaeais IwhrisatSoa. 1 Sujsests a. £u» «?PJP»X ol to»«-?»»fc8gi Be4 Crown gaaoupe, and BIIIHK'A'IflMI'iAT STANDARD Oil COMPANY '}*.: v STANDARD OIL DEALER 4^-* '•-V?. T t * 1,178,246.82 TO ,HE RESCUE AND that's just the beer tax revenue this state; How can we keep these benefits . . .for youl itself collects... to lift the burden of direct tax- .and for us? Brewers of America realize this ! ation from your .shoulders. Nationwide, beer depends on keeping beer retailing as wholesome contributes over a million dollars a day to the- ' as beer itself. They want to help public officials! cost of government. Think what that means in, in every possible way. They cannot enforce laws., paying for relief, in public works, in old age, But they can— and will— cooperate! " ** . .... . ?i__ __ • • • • . A_ll*. assistance right in your own community Then think of the million new jobs that beer' made. And then add to that a. 100 million dollar market for farmers' crops ! *Da(o from Slale Treasurer's Office/license tees Included.' May we tend you a booklet telling of theiri unusual self-regulation program? Address: United Brewers Industrial Foundation, 19 East! 40th Street, New York, N. Y,< BEER...a beverage Picture Tkt model illutratcdit the BaicHs I T'S the pattern— no mistaking that— you'll find plenty of admiring glances following wherever you travel in this stunning Buick. But what we were shooting for was something more than attention — and mister, v look how we hit the bull's-eye! You try out the driver's seat—it fits. You take hold of (he wheel—it seems molded to your hand, So you ease down on the gas — and pronto, you've got rhythm! You fingertip the wheel—presto! there's control! You wing down the straightaway, cruise around curves, swoop »up the hill. Your car is almost a part of you, 'your wisft is its action! *So, you happily discover, here's where you belong! It isn't the big and powerful wallop in that b(g Dynaflash straight-eight alone. ,, F/int> Aim UP delivered at Flint, MM. *Prices subject t o change without notice. State and local taxes (If any), optional equipment and accessories—extra. It isn't only the level comfort of soft- coiled BuiCoil Springing. It isn't siri^ ply the visibility of those extra 412 square inches. It's the feel of this great car you'll go for, the way you feel at home! Now such a car is worth plenty. But this Buick actually costs less than a year ago, less than you think-/<?$$ than some sixes, Surely, that leaves nothing else to settle except when you can get delivery. Why not see your Buick dealer and get tht answer? Better buy Bute!*! 99 Birmn-Qlio»i Co, 401W i L GET A BETTER L b t t; L A H r R 0 Vi A B L I C K D t A L t h

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