Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on July 25, 1939 · Page 6
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 6

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, July 25, 1939
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I CLEAN YOtlH TUB WITHOUT A RUBJ No more bathtub scrubbing! No more high water marks when the children dash from the tub Without rinsing it! EL/ECTRBNE in the bath water takes the ring with it—makes the water soft and pleasant to use — makes your bath more thorough, more refreshing' Better than hath salts. 18-oz. box, 25c (others 60c, 75c) at your •neighborhood dealer. Satisfaction or your money back. TRY IT. GetELKCTRKNK From Your Favorite Dealer! AmEAf BE R Your DOCTOR As He Remembered You A MAN IN THIS TERRITORY found himself oWiug his doctor a substantial bill. He couldn't pay it all at. once, so be went to the doctor and talked the matter over. Easy payments were arranged and both parties are pleased. How much better than to allow the bill to stand Indefinitely. Kossuth County Medical Society HUMBOLDT COUNTY FAIR at the Humboldt Fair Grounds MOXDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, AUGUST 28 - 29 - 30 • 31 A better show than ever and a wider variety of program. Two days of racing, vaudeville, etc., and a full afternoon of thrills on "Thrill Day." Three days of entertainment and the opportunity to renew old friendships. \£t&~ * FINE GASOLINES.;. SOLITE WITH ETHYL (prom/urn prlcotf) STANDARD RED CROWN (roguhr prktd) STANOUND (lowprktd) AT ALL STANDARD Q|| DEALERS KOBSttTfi CotfNhrlf AlbVANt/H ALOONAi IOWA , ^,^^^^^^1^001 July Big Month for Swea City Picnics EVEN ON COAST EX-S, C, FOLKS HOLDA PICNIC Swea City, July 24—If June was the month for weddings and reunions, July Is proving the month of .group picnics for Swea. Cityans, Besides the annual church picnics, W. C. T. U., the Electa Circle, the 'Legion-Auxiliary, and the county Masonic and .Eastern Star gather- Ings at Algona have already taken place. On the calendar last week were three group picnics for .Sunday (the 23rd)—the annual build- Ing trades outing at Bstherville, the Grant township old settlers' day at the Sylvania park, Fairmont, and in faraway Los Angeles, former fellow townsmen at a yearly "Swea City picnic." Subscription Contest Close- Interest in the Swea City Herald's subscription contest waxes great, with the three leading com- >etitors only a few votes apart and he fourth ranking contender run- ping close behind. On July 19 Mrs. Alfred Anderson held nearly 4,•00,000 points. Mrs. Russell Waterbury was within 500 points of hat figure, Mrs. Gladys Barker was only 1,000 points below Mrs. Vaterbury, and June Larson held ,860,000 to place fourth. Grace :oba had in excess of three mil-j on. With extra inducements ad- ed for any gains made before] uly 22, the contestants were orkking hard to forge ahead Less than three weeks are left til the contest closes. July Moves are Numerous— A number of moves took place in Swea City last week. The Clyde Hewetts moved to Spencer, and the Raymond Kollasches to Gary, Ind. Harold Anderson, new mechanic at the Linde tractor repair shop, is moving his family into the upstairs apartment in the Gushing home, where the Kollasches lived. The Francis Levolds moved their household goods from Maple Hill into rooms over Bravender's store. Mrs. Harry Johnson has purchased .the Rachel Stockman house in the .east part of town, now occupied .by the Rev. C. O. Johnson family, and will move in soon. Ex-Swea Cityan Returning— Friends of the P. A. Davenports, who farmed here some years ago, hear that the younger son, Wil- .lard, is .dlewest intendent Colo., he was recently elected to the faculty of the junior college at .Worthington, Minn. This was reported by the Rev. Andy Swanson, former Swea City boy now Baptist pastor at Worthington. Mr. Swanson was here last week Monday, attending to business matters. Old People's Home Full— The Rev. R. P. Bronleewe \vas at Winnebago a week ago Thursday, attending a special meeting of the trustees of the Northwest Baptist Home for the Aged, located on the former campus of old Parker college there. The home is in flourishing condition, but so crowded that a new $20,000 addition is to be built. This is the only Baptist home for the old in this district, and it is supported by many of the churches of this region, Band in East Chain Concert— The Swea City municipal band, directed by Gerald Niemeyer, Fair- uont, gave a concert at East Chain Jnst week Tuesday night at a meeting of the East Chain community club at the schoolhouse ^u ls there, and the band members noted areas, jxtensive improvements to the building obtained under a PWA rant. Swea City is due to start'a similar project soon. IRVINGTON NEWS \ Roy Blythe, Dubuque, brought his mother, Mrs. Nina Blythe, to his sister Mrs. John Frankl's last week Sunday. They were accom- .panled as far as Clear Lake by Roy's daughter Betty and other girls who remained to attend a Methodist camp. Roy went home .next day, but .will bring his wife for a visit early in August. •Mrs. E. H. Thomas, Hanlontown, formerly Irvlngton, writes of a tragedy which recently occurred there. Gaul, 4-year-old son of a couple named .Austin, was burned so badly In a blaze which consumed the A'ustln home that he died. Funeral services were held last .week Tuesday. Mrs. Austin was cooking beans on an oil stove, but he left the houe briefly. The little boy was taking an afternoon nap. .The beans boiled over, flames leaped up, and In a short time the house was all afire. Mrs. Austin Is postmistress at Hanlontown. Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Thomas, of Hanloutown, daughter Lorainne, and son Lloyd, were at Algona Sunday, attending a depot agents' convention at the Ambrose A. Call state park. They called on friends here and took home the daughter Joan, who had been visiting here a .week on a business mission, and .they called at 0. L. Miller's where Leo picked corn last" fall. He was now looking for a farm to rent, and the Schultz boys were looking .for work. One Schult/. boy found .employment at the Stephen Loss farm. Leo reported no oat crop in .South Dakota, due to drought, and .gardens had been taken by grasshoppers. Stephen EX-LAKOTANS LOSE HOME IN STRANGE FIRE Lnkota, July 24—Mrs. A. Q. .Smith received the sad news last .week that the house and all the none a week agd Monday mofhIng at the clerk's office to thresh out the ease of Arnold fieckof, bt (he Ban' croft CCti canrip, and jfohn Bottleson, of Blue earth,' Arnold was placed under peace bonds for a year and assessed costs of $686 The disturbance occurred the pro- coding Saturday night. Itatufall Is Needed— • Threshing began In this vicinity last Week. Lakota and vicinity have had no rain fdr a month or more and pastures are burning, and corn .needs rain soon. Rain has fallen at Swea City, Buffalo Center, and Elmore, .hut, Lakota has received Loss lost a valuable the few weeks. Mr. Thomas is former C. & N. W. agent here. Leo Termeer, Ethans, S. D., accompanied by a Mr. Dragen and two Schultz boys, also of Ethans, were in this vicinity early last mare one day last week, when she .attempted to jump over a gate, and A sharp fixture ripped her abdo men open 14 Inches, the wound be ing so deep that the Inten tines es caped. A passerby killed the anl mal before Doctor Fox, who had .been sent for, arrived. , Mrs. Glen Cashmere, of Corwlth sister of Wlllard Gregson, Algona ,1s in critical condition at the Park .hospital, Mason City, following a major operation. A kidney which .had become infected from a lai'ge stone was removed. . Cassie Skilling, Washington, D. C., arrived Friday for a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. J. ^killing. She was recently transferred from Baltimore to Washlng- ton, where she is now working on .the census. . Mrs. Mabel Po'tter, Spencer, has been visiting at O. L. Miller's. •The Aid will meet this week Thursday with Mrs. 0. L. Miller, .and plans for a guest day will be laid. WHITTEMORE NEWS , coming back to the mid- to live. Formerly super- of schools at Simla, The William Wegeuers, Clinton, spent part of a vacation with relatives here last week. They were accompanied by Mrs. Wegener's mother, Mrs. August Schattschnei- .der, who had spent part of the summer with them and with the son Oscar. Also in the party were .a daughter and her husband, Mr and Mrs. Arnold Will, Davenport. All left for Easton, Minn., Friday to visit a sister of Mrs. Wegener Mrs. Martha Heise. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Meyer, accompanied by August Gade, drove to Fairmont Thursday an a business mission. 'Dorothy Sebers returned Thursday from Cherokee, where she had spent from Monday till Thursday with her sister, Mrs. Llpyd Walker. Mrs. Sebers resumed clerking at the Urioh variety store Monday Mr. and Mrs. Herman Voigt accompanied by Mrs. Arthur Heiden,with and Mrs. Henry Schultz drove to Lu Verne Wednesday for a call at Peter Christensen's. The .George Schultz family were at Christensen's last week Tuesday' evening. •Herbert Braatz and his mother of Milwaukee, with Mrs. Louis Braatz, sou Bobby, and daughter Iluth, drove to Mi: day for visits witr Arthur Putz, Fail- Mrs. Maryln Staufl Mrs. Ervin Bratz, the Herbert Braatz nesota Lake. Ruth .at the Stauffer he .tended visit. Hei .mother left Saturdi ,ter two weeks here ,sota. Herbert is a and Mrs. Louis Br Braatz here. Druggist and Mi naugh returned las from Minneapolis, i spent several days Mr. and Mrs. 0. Mr. and Mrs. Frank ed the funeral of Ja .cousin of Mrs. Pol at the St. Thomas C JEmmetsburg, last Mr. and Mrs. Wayn son City, accompan Mrs. R. H. Finnell the funeral. James of Mrs. Finnell. Ii the Brunners and to West Bend to s brother of Mrs. Fii poor health. /-» r-f«.rr»f x-v m , 1 her daughters were .contents belonging to the Annls .Glelter family, living -on a farm jiear Downing, burned July 4. Mr. ,and Mrs. Glelter and eight children, the oldest about 16, had .spent the day fishing at a lake, ,nnd when they returned that even- Jng only ashes remained. What , Mesdaraes Fred Schroeder, Wade flail, and George Heetljtnd attended a quarterly meeting of the L'e- irkhC vi' ,r sas?!S4 AA,,". oay tisnmg at a lane, aan coun » v nhnirm>H i., »t..;° . ..caused the fire Is unknown as the kitchen fire had been out two hours before the family left home. .Mr. Glelter is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Glelter, of South Dakota, •formerly of Kossuth, and also a .grandson of the late A, Q. Smith. Has Narrow Escape— Dwlght Smith had a close call. from electrocution recently whenj he drove a tractor over a live wire | while plowing corn on the William Moore farm near Blue Earth, where he is employed. He was unconscious for several hours and son, county chairman, in charee County officers were Installed. ' .Lightning Strikes House— During an electrical-storm last f* S " nda y nl *ht lightning .struck the George Wallentlne • The A T n •the 1 Charles E • me » onsso 62-acre f| e |<|, Mr. „ - at C .Sunday. Nylenc visiting weeks. relatives and Mrs. Mr. and Ruth Braatz remained was burned under the arms and on liis hands. He suffered severely from shock. The tractor was equipped with rubber tires, and :he shovels were in the ground. 3therwise he might have been killed. He and his family came to .he home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Roland Smith Sr., northwest .of Lakota, following the accident, .where they remained ten days .while he recovered from his Injuries. He went back to work the first of last week. Some repair work was being done on the clec- .tric line, but the break in the wire Hot Weather Hi Stay as . , was unknown to the workers. Couple Wed in Kansas— Melvin Schroeder, only son of for an t and his aatz and Emll •s. C. L. Cavat week Monday A-here they had with relatives. A. Poirot and week Tuesday. In the afternoon Fiunells drove The Sexton schoolhouse received a new coat of white paint last week. The interior will also be repainted, and other Improvements will be made before the school year opens. William Wise, Houston, jVIr. and Mrs. George. Schroeder, Jiving south of Lakota". and Sadie Uhr, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. K. Uhr, SWea City, were married July 3, at Mankato, Kan. Attendants were Mr. and Mrs. V. B. Tripp, Beloit, Kan. Melvin is a graduate (Of the Lakota high school. The iplans of the young people are not definite, but they may enter the cafe business. Peace Bond Is Posted — Mayor H. H. Murray held court as an octal breeze! After we remove theil from tho pores of " clothes, they will ad ery cooling breez reel even cooler in doU cleaned by our safe I ough method, becauai tale body odors have 21 removed. wl __ CALLUS TOW —FOR SERVICE— Modern Dry Cleaned! Free Pick-up and Delivery Service Phone 537 H ERE'S a refrigentoi'L that's certainly boil Edw. Branagan's Thursday. The Martin Hinders family, of Woden, visited Mrs. Drusilla Noble la'st week Tuesday. and Mrs. Kate Okla., with her Metcalf, daughter Tex., Purcell, Thelma, 1 P.. TTT 1 -~«0""*1 A 11C1U1U, left Wednesday morning for home .after a month here with Mrs! Sarah Wise and other relatives Mr. Wise had received a letter saying that heavy rains were causing floods in parts of Houston, and that considerable damage had been done. These were the first rains m months. Mailmen were wearing boots to deliver mail JanM in flooded LONE ROCK Mrs. Albert Ambrose, Ottawa, 111., and daughter Patty Lee spent from last week Tuesday .till Friday with Margaret Gladstone Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. A. A. Krueger entertained in Mrs. Ambrose's and Margaret's honor, guests being former classmates of Mrs. Krueger/ Mrs. Ambrose, and Margaret. Attending: Mrs. Maynard Kueck, of Swea City; Mrs. Michael Elbert Algona; Myrtle Orvick, Mrs. Wood- --- _ Former Swca Cityan on Visits- Mrs. Hubert Kruse, O'Neill, " •"" «o\^ ( vy ATICIJ.IJ l\tJU., has been with her mother, Mrs. An- fia Dahl, and the daughter Patricia has been with the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. H. N. Kruse, Algona, who arc attending an Iowa Baptist Assembly at Iowa Falls. Hubert who brought his wife and daughter here, returned next day to his work for the Interstate Power company at O'Neill. Western Church Pictures Shown— The Omega circle of the Methodist Aid held a guest day meeting and program at the church parlors Wednesday. Part of the program was the showing of colored lantern slides on "The Church in the West," -by the Rev. Watson R. Herrald. Musical numbers were given, and lunch was served. EX-.SIVPU Cityan Resigns Job— The Rev. Clifford McAninch, who lately resigned as director of re- isions education in the Collegiate Baptist church, Eugene, Ore., stop- led here Thursday to visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. M. McAninch. He was en route to Chicago. I'astor, Wife at Assembly— The Rev. and Mrs. R. P. Bron- eewe are spending the week at Iowa Falls, attending the annual session of the Iowa Baptist Assembly at the assembly campgrounds there. Johnsons "Vat-ate" at Lakes— The Fred Johnsons, their daughter Mrs. Buell Pearson, and her children, Gordon and Marjorie, are at the Okobojis for a two weeks outing. New Autos for Three- Three Swea City business men are driving new cars. Roy E. Bravender and Earl Hansen each has a Dodge; Ray Smith, a Chevrolet. No Methodist Church Services— There will be no services at the Swea City and Grant Methodist churches till August 13, but the 'Sunday school will meet as usual. Otiier Swea City, The Ray Sperfoecks and other local relatives had a visit from cous- - , Hamiltons, Hamll- to visit the J, I ton, O., last week. Mr. Hamilton, Omaha, with the Edw. Branagans ited day. Rosemary, daughtei row Pettit, Catherine Stebritz, Mrs Wendell Roberts, Beulah Gladstone, and Janet Lee Krueger. . Edith Worthington, R. N., Chicago, who is visiting her mother, Thurs- Mrs. Lillian Worthington, spent from last week Tuesday till Fri- of Mr. and tla y with her sister, Mrs. Merle ,. _ ** * -"•«t3»*LVJ* \JL Mil , it HU v%fc *J IT ILIA J.IC1 J31BLUJ Mrs. Robert Kirschbaum, Garner Jergenson, Ledyard was visiting her grandparents, Mr' and Mrs. William Kirschbaum, last Vt'QQKt Rex, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Tay ° r wll ° was graduated f n from the Algona high school June, has made arrangements to enter Iowa State college, Ames, in September. Robert, son of Mr. and Mrs Jos Fraser who had been at the COG camp at Bancroft, has been transferred to Ames. He plans to enter the state college there in September. Robert is a graduate of the Titonka high school, 1938. The threshing season was begun here last week. Several runs began first jobs Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Anderson got home from Evansville, Ind., Wednesday. Mrs. Anderson's mother died Saturday, July 15, after an operation in which a leg was amputated. Mrs. Andrews has had three deaths in her family within u few months! Several persons in this vicinity have of late been afflicted with severe colds and influenza. Mrs. Lloyd Steven, of.Mapleton, Minn., and her children, who had been visiting relatives here, went home Friday. Lloyd Steven and Andy J. Phillips came down for them. Threshing was about to begin in that region, but hard rains last week may have delayed starting. Mrs. Harry Goddeu, Algona, and former lowan and graduate of Iowa State college, is a draughts- man for the Niles Tool company there. The factory in which he is employed makes ship machinery in .use all over the world, and at present is working on gun lathes for the Russian artillery. Hazel Rohlin, student nurse at the Methodist hospital, DesMolnes, spent a few days with her parents, .Mr. and Mrs. Chas. BoWln, last week. After convalescing froia recent tonsil pperatioijL .,..„ turned to Des Moines Monday. Mr, ead Mrs, Fair C, Griffin, of Portland, Ore., arrived Thursday _ , , n .,r- . r- T "- ^ ' T"T7Tl-Tf •*"!•. 9 7 B*H .<^|*A^ '\.tfJ,fy * .other relatives here. 'Mr. Griffin week. A 7-lb. boy Avas born to Mr. and Mrs, Charles Bierle last week Monday. He has been named Richard Martin. The Donald Westbees, of Grand Forks, N. D., called at A. A. Krueger's and on other friends Wednesday evening. Margaret Gladstone, who had spent three weeks at the parental Rev. S. M, Gladstone's, returned Friday night to Iowa City, where she is in nurses' training. The H. A. Blanchards left last Thursday for Rochester, where the daughter Patricia was taken through the Mayo clinic. All returned Saturday. The Charles Morrises took Mrs. Mary Kelly to her home at Omaha Saturday. iShe had spent a few days here. Mr. Morris is her brother. ' Kohlhaas & Spilles Hdi TBEARTJO COUNTS! UNION Gertrude Stoffel returned last week Tuesday frm her brother Eldon's, Knoxville, where she had spent a month. Dorothy Bo'lin, Manchester, is visiting her aunt, Mrs. Walter Heerdt, and expect to stay till after the middle of August. Ruth Heerdt helped Mrs. Chris Knutsou, Plum Creek, with threshers from Wednesday till Saturday is a former vocational agriculture instructor in the local schools. Doris Roalson and Kathryn Skromme entertained the young woman's mission society of Im- raanuel Lutheran church at the Boalson home Friday evening. Soloist at Friday night's band concert at the Reynolds park was Joanne Grlewe, Fairmont, who played. piano-accordion numbers. Pennls Pelm, Denver, Is spend- grand- re- mother, Mrs. C. F. Peterson" other relatives fcere. The Swea City and a beauty and a bargiiil A genuine G-E with d* I same sturdy all-steel I cabinet construction, thi I same sealed-in-steelcoli'j making mechanise! that have made Geoenl I Electric Reftigeratonl famous throughout tin world for dependable! performance and eM ing economy. Begin al joying the new conw-'l niencc and new thrifty I savings of this modem I refrigerator tomonowli '* Today fa ^14975 GENERAL m ELECTRIC BIGGEST HYDRAULIC BRAKES] -•-•j you the biggest, most powerful hydrauiiciM used on a low-priced car. BEST ALL-ROUND PERFORMANCE) V-8 has the only V-8 engine, and is (M '•* most powerful and best "all-round" """ car in the low-price field. STEADIEST-RIDING CHASSIS! Oojy ( V-8 in its price class has Torque-tube Vtmrn four radius rods-— For low-cost transportation at it* best-now «$ w u* oest—now o$ alwaytl FORD V 8 LONGEST PASSENGER 123 laches between front and rear i. is longer by 9 inches than any other price, TOP OVERALL ICONOMYI 85 hP f V-8 gave more miles per gallon .d t leading low-priced car in this year s Yosemite rua.; ford owners also report »| added between regular changes. MODERN STYLING! With rich interiors, stream-lined, n— •gage hacks, Por4 V-8 is the style price classy OUTSTANDING at the price with semi- tens on «U valve*, cast-steel ngineering Kent

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