Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on August 1, 1939 · Page 8
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, August 1, 1939
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PAGE EtOtlf MRS.FRANKL, 64 YEARS IN COUNTY, DIES Funeral services for Mrs. Alary Frankl, who suddenly Saturday noon at her home, were helc Monday morning at St. Cecelia's church, Father Malllnger officiating, and burial was made in Calvary cemetery. Death was caused by apoplexy Mrs. Frankl had been bedfast for only a day and a half. Mrs. Fraukl was born Mary Lentsch July 11, 1352, at Podersdorf, In what was then Austria- Hungary. She came to the United States In 1876, arriving at McGregor March 18. On the following May 10, at Prairie du Chien, she was married to Joseph Frankl The couple lived at McGregor for six months, then came to Algona arriving October 22, and lived here four years. After moving to COUNTY ADVAMdB. ALQONA t JOWA 1 <• REWRITES UHefs snmmarfalng j>rln« clpnl news in Thursday's Up. t>er 1)68 farm near Algona in October, 1878 they continued to live in the county till they moved back to town December 3, 1907. Mr. Frankl died October 8, 1915 T^ 1Ve ,? f , " c ' lllld ''e» survive. Three died in infancy, and Chris, Joseph, Martin are also dead. The living are Mary, at home John on a farm east of town Mrs. David Green (Elizabeth), St. Cloud Minn.; Caroline, Butte. Mont.; and' TWO YEARS AftKR a stroke A. L. Peterson, veteran former Algona photographer, died Wednesday, following a 24-hour coma. Swedish by birth October 2, 1867, he was Hearing 72. In 1874 his parents brought him to the United States and settled at Fail-field. As a young man he took up photo-! ;raphy, practicing the art first at 'erry, then at Des Moiues. In 1892 he opened a studio here which he onducted successfully till he sold t to Wm, F. Brown a few years ago. Mr. Peterson was married In September, 1892, to Viva F. Peter- ] ,son, Llvermore, who, with two Frances Winkel Is BrMe— Fences Winkel, Atgona, and William Dodds, Lone Rock, were married at 9:30 this morning at St. Cecelia's Catholic rectory, the Rev. Father Mallhiger .officiating. A single-ring ceremony was used. The bride wore a white gown of fre'shments were served, and cardsj and Chtnker-Chek were played. LIVELY SEASON FOR LUVERNE'S KITTENBALLERS unusual _______ p. Cook, J. W. Kelly, W."A.".iBar'r,y7and| liest of allts was discdvered la'the H, C. Hargreaves went to Emmets-(.hollow trunk of an old .catalpa burg one day last week to attend . B., Irvington. There are 14 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and a sister la Germany. Phin ^T? were Matt Lamuth, Philip kohlhaas, Joseph Besten- lehner, L. E. Linnan, Gregorv Ramer, and Andrew Holtzbauer. EI6HT TEAMS VIE AT UWERIE KITTENBAl July 31—At the „.-«,„. ™™ °,L 80ft bal1 season here committee was namel by the Com munity club to sponsor leagu .teams. All who wished to play gave names to the committee, and a* a result eight teams were or- fr a ^?f: Game L wei ' e scheduled for evenings been, entertainment for~the"7ommun- , • July 25 were: Mw • Merkle team, won 6, lost 2- er ,' *°f 6 - lo»t 2; Hardcopf won 4, lost 4; Galbraith, won 5, lost 4; won 3 er !o,?T P 3 ' 10St 3: Lumber : Pro P Produce ' 2 lost are per- BIHM ' Butchers, won one, lost 6 None of the All-Stars are t mitted to play on these teams. Young Doctor Gets His Own Operation sons, Ralph, Los Angeles banker, and M. A., naval lieutenant, sur- ,vlves, Mr. Peterson was a blue lodge Mason, a member of the Scottish rite, a member of the Za-Ga-Zlg temple, Des Moines, a charter .member and past president of the Algona Rotary club, a former school director, and a member of 't" 6 local Congregational church. He was an active republican, in .politics and(Once served as county chairman. , The Rev. D. R. Martin, pastor, .conducted largely attended funera services at the Congregationa church Saturday, and burial wa made In Riverview, with gravesid Masonic rites conducted by D. D Monlux. Pallbearers were H. Ik Hauberg, G. D. Stokes, C. A. La .Barre, R. H. Miller, K. D. James and C. B. Murtagh; honorary pall bearers—J. F. Overmyer, J. W Haggard, W. C. Dewel, M. P. Hag .gard, M. P. Weaver, E. J. Van Ness, J. L. Bonar, and H. E. Rlst cut down Thursday by Wll- nnd Robert Chapman . The ace jacket.-Her corsage "and 'tiara' mel ' Algonian, and Mrs. Leo"alien. I tree Wfts nol ' tl1 of tlle Mine and -"•••• ;Eimnetsburg, were . other guests. was 2 ^ feet m diameter, but was The Howies are also former Algon- hollow many feet up from the lans. : ground. The ants, called carpenter « . " • —' (ants, are jet black, and many were Country Club Luncheon Tomorrow In half inch long. They had gnawed T.he Country club women will the wood into apartments and gal- nave a one o'clock bridge luncheon leries, and In some places the tomorrow at the clubhouse, Mrs. D. | walls were as thin as cardboard. B, Dewel, chairman. Others o.n the entertaining committee are 'Mesdames M. G. Norton, A. F. Granzow, C. V: Pollard, K. D. James, W. P. French, C. R. La Barre, and Campbell Humphrey. Birthday Is Celebrated— of white gladlola and yellow •oses. . •• Florence .Dodds, Lone Rock, youngest sister of the, bridegroom, was maid of honor. Her gown was a deep pink, floor-length chiffon, and she carried a corsage of pink roses and blue delphiniums. Her tiara was also of roses and delphiniums. Dr. J B. Wiukel, Algona, broth- MARKETS H008 Best tlgnt buech., 180-520 Med. hvy., 220-24fr Med. hvy., 240-2?0 ...^— Med. hvy.j 270-306 wiled , n 16.25 6.95 5.60 5.10 Med. ,hvy.,' 300430 -._.** oi 4,70 Best light butch., 330-860 ..—|4.46 Butchers, 360-400 :„...-.'. 14.15 Packing sows, 270-300 .... $4.65 Packing sows, 300-330 ,_.> $4.40 Packing sows, 30-360 -—.-^.-.$4.30 of Pett^seiected beauties brld «- was man. at Dr. Harold Streit, interne Mercy hospital, Chicago, had a, u operation for appendicitis Friday and is recovering. He is a former Algona boy, grandson of A Streit here, at whose home he grew up, and nephew of M. J. Streit, MarV Streit, and Mrs. H. M. .Smith. Doc tor Streit was in the class of 1932 t class to be gr; Cecelia's Academy. A "mystery man," G. W. Lfljes- trom, Denver, drove his Model A. Ford into all of Algona's oil stations last week Wednesday seeking an observing attendant.' James Elbert, of the Stewart Super-Service, across from the Ford garage, was the lucky man. He noticed the worn-out, grease-soaked fan belt on the Gates Rubber Co. "mystery car," and for aggressiveness in trying to sell the driver a new fresh Gates fan belt Mr. Elbert was presented with a diploma and a five- dollar bill! G. D. BRUNDAGE has been appointed new manager of the Algona state liquor store, replacing T. C. Sherman, who 'had been manager since the store was established. The place pays only $125 a mon'Oh. Mr. Brundage has been active in the Chamber of Cotn- nerce, the local Legion post, and u local republican politics. He vas manager of the shoe department in the Christensen Bros, tore before the fire of a year ago ast spring. THE JUNIOR CHAMBER dls- ussed plaas to join the national rganization at a meeting last veek Tuesday evening. Also dls- ussed were plans for dedication f the ne*,v Wayside park at the Nos. 18-169 Intersection just north of Algona. Plans to sponsor a Following the ceremony a'.wedding dinner was served to 45 guests at the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. Mamie Wiukel, Union township. The touple will give a wedding dance for friends tonight at Floral hall, after which • they will leave for a two weeks wedding tour, accompanied by Doctor and Mrs. Winkel. The newlyweds will be at home after August 12 at the bride's mothers, where they will farm during the coming year. _ The bride Is a 1934 graduate of bt. Cecelia's academy, Algona, and she has been stenographer four or five seasons for the county fair. The bridegroom, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. I. Dodds, Lone Rock, attended the Algoua high school, and had since been associated with his father at farming. Paul Lamuth, Local Boy, Reported Sick Paul Lamuth, who has suffered from nervous ailments for some Swift plant at Waseca and Mrs •Fhmell is taking care of Paul. Twelve Presbyterian friends of years, has been seriously sick the Mrs. Hugh Colwell gathered at her !ast four days at his father Matt home Wednesday to help her cele- Lamuth's. His Sister, Mrs. E. C. brate a birthday. The afternoon Finnell, R. N., Quincy. 111., and his .was spent at Chlnker Chek, and brother Ralph, Waseca, Minn, are Mrs. Colwell was presented with a both here. Ralph Is manager of a gift. i~ ... . Shower for Recent .Bride- Mrs. Herman Moore and Mrs. Claude Dearchs were hostesses at a miscellaneous shower Wednesday evening honoring Mrs. Raymond Dearchs, recent bride. OtJier Society. Mrs. Wm. F. Brown entertained at 6:30 dinner Friday evening, and Packing sows, 360-400 — ] ---- 44-05 Packing sows, 400-460 -J _____ ^3.65 Prtcklng smvs, 460-506 —>— — ^$3.30 CATTI,E Canuers and cutters —,.$3.00-4.00 Stock steers ---- «..1..__|6.W)-7.0( i'at yearlings _ ...... — -$7,00-8.0( Fat steers --------- ^-.— ^$7.00-8.0( Fat c'oWs Veal calves ------------- $5.00-7.5C Bulls .——•—.;.-.-. $5.00-6.00 GHAUT No. 2 yellow corn. ____ s- ------- 33c No. 2 white conn ----- ._ ------ 426 No. 3 white oats No. 2 rye ............... _--.31%c and 'an re<julr6d of a musical • It i* the •&h«r«I, oplnkm tnAt, ttww»tr7 •*'**£»&* 'on the o steals .tfcf slum,, and theVe « in anybody , n r . no ffiasanifcle o Wind, that tHe best cortd d most effective work is ddne by that Bentlemtth Jn. this tent-ire in one scene, wherein Rochester ape" to New No. 2 yellow soy beans ___ 53c No. 2 white oats ..... -' EGGS , ' Hennery's and extras :_17c Band Concert Harry Spongberg will direct the Algona Municipal band while Di rector Getchell is-on Vacation. Following fs Thursday night's con Brown. gpna hotel. Showers for Frances Winkel— Frances Winkel was honoree at a miscellaneous shower Friday evening at Mrs. L. A. Winkel's, Algona. Mrs. J. B. Winkel, here, and Mrs. Geo. J. Winkel, Whlttemore, were assisting hostesses. Thirty women attended, and the evening was spent at "500," Mrs. W I Dodds, Lone Rock, winning high," and Mrs. Tony Weydert befng low. The house was decorated in pink and white streamers and the same olor scheme was Carried out In L ^ ua he refreshments. hostesses. Mrs. LeRoy McWhorter miscellaneous shower w111 have change of,the lesson was given for Miss Winkel last, Mrs. Chester Cook entertained Mrs. ll er embroidery club Thursday af- + n*inmi« _1 . * ^ ""*• guests were Mr. and Mrs. Harold cert program: Ain nH BI i,? Jea ", Simmons - Mobile, March- Illustrious Potentate _.. Ala., and Mr. and Mrs. Antone An- _______________ J L Verwelse g ° lm ' MrS " GU8t is -The ****** Coin _ Mrs. Ocerture-^Fountain of Touth ... - K. L. King ft */» ""' week Tuesday afternoon at No. 1 __13c No. 2. ^.....i..: __10c Cash cream—. No. 1 . >22c No. 2 ___21c Sweet .. 23c - . POUITBY Hens, under 4 Ibs ___7c Leghorn hens : 8c Cocks, under 4% Ibs. - '.5c Cocks, over 4% Ibs. _'. . _6c Geese, live : 6c Hens, 4 to 5 '. 9c Ducks, live,'4% Ibs. .._ 6c Ducks, live, under 4% Ibs. ___:.5c Hens, over 5 Ibs. lie Springs, 5 and over 14c Springs, 4 and 5 12c Springs, under 4 lOc Leghorn sprnigs . L IQc mannerisms of aocfal Denny does the stooging In an treme degree, and I -Vondev He wouid consent to MUnTanrono else to 'steal Mie show so'compfet"? Man About- Town should demon strate Dorothy !Li«nour iveness t'o everyone's Ex-Algonian Wins Promotion. Union Twp., July 31—Mr. and Mrs. George Kohl have rereived word that their eldest son .Harvey, n Cities-Service employ at Mlnn- apolls Iff years, has ,been .promot- d to district credit manager, and ils territory consists off Michigan, Wisconsin, and part* of Minnesota s far south as Albert Lea. Out «l'l « an <miflc| al l«m'f " HOUl> RlW"" S:'5s» n fe&TS! Thei. clnom « swimming meet at the Algona pool, a feature of which will be meet between members of the Kiwanis and Rotary clubs, with local experts, were laid. A POST.MORTEM at Britt on the body of Ole Handeland, 20-year- old farm youth whose death was .reported in last week's Advance, revealed no connection with a beaitiug 'he suffered In a fight at the fair grounds here. Death followed an appendectomy. Local officers may, however, bring charges of disturbing die peace, or assault and battery, against the youths responsible for the beating. LOREX BAKKEJf, 19, who had suffered from the effects of infantile paralysis ever since he was laude Seeley's In Plum Creek ownship. Assisting hostesses were Mrs. Howard Seeley, Plum Creek and Evelyn Dodds, Lone Rock, and 40 women attended. The program consisted of singing by Catherine Stewart, Algona; tap dancing, Rosalie Swanson, Algona: and „ guessing contest won by Mrs. Homer Dodds. A pink and white color scheme was used for the refresh- ternoon, six members attending. Mrs. DeS'pente Bentley, of Georgia,! visiting at Wesley, was a club guest. There are 12 members. There will be a Nazarene missionary society meeting at the home of Mrs. Rosa Blanchard THE MOVIES By t. H. C. MAX ABOUT TOW— Man About Town caught ments. and officers will be elected. a . 1 2 o'clock lie ro (Jack Benny) at protatoly his lowest popular ebb (the picture being released at almost exactly the same time that Jack waa convicted of smuggling); but nevertheless and notwithstanding, it is, Mrs. S. D. Wilson entertained the E. 0. W. sewing club Wednesday. There are eight members. Mrs. R. M. Chord, Columbus Junction, was a guest. IOWA FIRES—A barn, a corn icrib, 2,500 bushels of sealed corn, hay, a tractor, and an auto were destroyed by a fire caused by Jightning on a farm five miles east of Rembrandt tenanted by Leo •Gray Fire sweeping throgh the business district of St. Charles •(13 miles south of Wlnterset) iburned seven buildings for a loss tof around $25,000 The loss estimated at more than $35,000, two large barns on the Kimberly farm in ear West Liberty burned the other day. The larger barn, 48x74x24, built more than 70 years ago, was made of No. 1 white pine which 'had been hauled cross from Muscatiue. country TWENTY Years After six, died Wednesday after 'only .hree 1 days of serious sickness. He .had been up and around last -week Monday, apparently as well as usual. Funeral services were held Friday at the Lutheran church, and members of his confirmation class served as 'pallbearers. THE FARM SECURITY administration has extended its program to include Kossuth, and farm tenants here may now apply for loans for the purchase of land at 3 per cent over a period of 40 years Only six counties were eligible for loans two years ago, and there were only 11 last yea r. Farmers will comprise a tenant purchase advisory committee. A JAR CONTAINING chloride and sugar exploded last week Monday evening in the John Wonderlv private garage at Livermore \ hole was blown in the roof, which was set afire, but a bucket brigade aud firemen put out the blaze The mixture had been used two years ago to blow out stumps. FDNKHAL SERVICES for M A Saunders, 84, Bancroft were held last week Monday at St. John's church there. He was born on Prince Edward Island, and came to Iowa 56 years ago, locating near Bancroft in ]905. Mrs. Saunders and eight children survive. Cresco Chums Meet Friday— The Cresco Chums 4-H club me Friday, with Lois and Alice Sparks, seven members and the assistant leader attending. Roll call was on how to Identify "one tree' as learned at .camp. It was decided to have examinations this week Monday by Dr. S. W. Meyer to determine the club's health girl. The local Achievement day will .be ruesday, August 15, and there will be a special meeting at Bernice Reaper's this week Wednesday to plan for it. Patricia Matern gave a talk on skin treatment in summer, and Ella Harr gave one on how insects hinder man. A theater conduct talk was given by Alice W. H. BAILEY had resigned as assistant cashier of the County Savings bank to accept the cash- iership of the State bank at Armstrong. He had been here seven years. For many years now he has been with a life insurance company at Cedar Rapids. * * * * ALGONA LAWYERS were for the first time closing offices Saturday afternoons in July and August. * * * * MUDDY ROADS were slowing up the laud boom, but resumption was expected full blast in the fall * * » * DR. P. V. JANSE and Dick Wer- mersen had bought a 145-acre farm six weeks before at $200 and hac sold it at $250 an acre, a profit o] $7250 In 45 days. (No wonder the Doc is now a rich guy!) •* + * * NINE COUNTIES had voted on paving primary roads in Iowa, and only one had voted in the negative. Osceola aud Dickinson counties were now to vote, and Kos- THIRTY NEW MEMBERS joined the Chamber of Commerce in the lirst major membership drive since reorganization in 1937. There are now 180 members, and the organ ization is believed to be stronges and most mive in the state among towns ot Algona's size. DOROTHY ADRIAN, Buffalo, N Y-, was visaing Arlene Fraser last week. Some years ago Miss Fraser wrote her own name and address oil an egg shipped to m ket a»d Miss Adrian ate it. l m gills have been corresponding evei Sparks, and Alice and Lois Sparks gave a demonstration on how to wash windows and mirrors. A health talk was given by Ella Harr on Keeping Ahead of Bacteria in Our Homes. Mansmiths Forty Years Wed— Mr. and Mrs. C. I. Mansmith, of Bancroft, celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary yesterday by holding open house in the evening Roy Mansmith, Homewood III brother of C. I., was in attendance.' The Mansmiths have seven children: Mrs. Bessie Hartman, Crete, 111.; Mrs. Eva Dorsey, Ledyard; Mrs. Norma Puffer, Corwith; Malvern, Homewood; Mrs. Lydia Manus, Burt; Mrs. Velma Gillespie Al- •gona; and Victor at home. Mr. and Mrs. Mansmith are former residents of both Algona and Burt. Mr Mansmith now has a blacksmith shop at Bancroft. Missionary Society Breakfast- Some 25 women attended a Methodist home missionary breakfast and .program at 9:30 Thursday morning at the church. Mrs L. J. Malueg had charge, and Mrs. Albert Grooters led devotions. Mrs. George Johnson gave a reading, and musical numbers were given by Mary Elziabeth Foster aud Mrs V. K. Rising. Assisting hostesses were Mesdames Henry Johannsen, Max Miller, Henry Douglas, Haas and Grooters. suth county was to vote on July 22 Public beetings were being held all over the state to promote paving. The primary roads in this county then were known as the Daniel Boone Trail, the Imperial Highway, and the North Iowa - They are now NOB. 166 9 since. EDITOR AND MRS. R B Wal' 9« a 25-d week tour in the west in which they traveled 7000 miles In states^Caiiada, aud Mexico. The state missed ' was only western Utah. A RAT TERRIER belonging to Edw. Fitch, Sexton, grew excited near a pile of boards, and men whose attention was attracted removed the lumber and killed 28 rats with 'the help of the dog. EDWARD EffMERFALl, of St Benedict, was fined J25 plus costs by Justice Danson last -week Monday on a charge of driving recklessly nere. He pleaded guilty and paid the fine. HABRT BICHABDSOK, Algona florist 25 to 30 years ago, died at his home at Hemet, Calif., July 7 at 80. Mrs. Richardson, a son, and a daughter survive. of Yesterday Get Together- Mrs. C. B. Nasby, Omaha, entertained at a dinner party Saturday evening in the Algoua hotel's Blue Room honoring Mrs. Ruth Dickinson-Hunter, Des Moines. Guests were girlhood friends: Mrs. Forrest Twogood, Moscow, Ida.; Mrs. Thomas O'Haire, Washington, D. ('.; Helen aud June Corey, Algona; and Mrs. Harold Falkenhainer, of Clear Lake. Mrs. Nasby is visiting her parents, Druggist and Mrs. K. D. James. Announce Achievement Program- Union Twp., July 31—The Union Alethean 4-H club girls will hold their local Achievement day Friday, August 11, at 8 p. m. in the Good Hope community room. The attendance at the public is invited The girls will exhibit some of this year's work and will give a program of demonstrations, humorous readings, a saxophone solo, songs, and reports on their year's accomplishments. Townsend Club Has Meeting— The Townsend club held a business and social meeting at the V. F. W. hall Thursday evening. Two special speakers from Mason City were heard. At the close of a business session a short skit was given by the Rose City players, Portland, Ore. Alter the program light "re- •^^-^^••^^^^^^^^^^^^H Our First Attempt in 18 Years to Sell Out Our Entire Stock of Summer Goods in a Spectac ular 4 HOUR SALE y^tsr ana ^iro^a^^^ Our store will be closed until 2:00 p *m. so ti^il ^11 1 ' ' time to prepare for this sensational event Plan to kl 1*7* when the doors open tomorrow at 2:00 p. m. sharp. * SUMMER HATS 43 ladies'' summer hats, regularly $1.85, reduced to SHEER DRESSES 39 sheer dresses, origi- inally $1.98, sizes up to 52 1 SILK DRESSES Regular $5.00 values! Only 16 of these BO hurry, SILK DRESSES Entire stock of summer dresses, regularly up to $7.95 , SHARKSKIN SLACKS These were $1.98, but we have only 6 left, so out they go at LADIES' COATS 6 spring coats which were priced at $7.95, now SPORT SHIRTS Men's an boys' shirts, originally priced at 59c, now i. MEN'S SLACKS 10 pairs of sanforized slacks, regularly 98c, reduced to 5Oc CHILDREN'S O'ALLS 13 wash overalls, in sizes 2 to 8. Were now MEN'S SHOES 20 pairs of men's ^ white shoes, regular- 5 J HOUSECOATS 7 house coats, sizes 14 to 18. Regularly 98c, now WHITE PURSES 12 purses, including all 98c leathers, fabrics, and beaded bags 5Oc LADIES' SHOES Values to $4.95. Whites, patents, and Japonicas Only 25 pairs left at $1 CURTAINS Originally $1.49. Ouly one or two of a pattern. One lot at 90c LEMONADE SETS 15 sets consisting of pitcher and 6 glasses. A 69c value for . LADIES'__ 14 silk blouses in alf and colors. Were $1.93, aow Where are the Chrischilles S ? In the past, larger ,vomcnh, complained -that ' 8Te came in sixes .that we have "" WHERE WOMEN? We'd.likei to find took a she 40 T H a summer or like sheer or a f»»se we.have some *ns in these I S2.98 $5 of COTTON DRESSES Chrischilles Store Final CLEARANCI o* every cotton and B« **rg Dr«M in the «to«. Buy tblf week

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