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The Algona Upper Pea Koines, Algoaa, Iowa, Feb. 16,1934 Township Women Resume Project Meetings in the Past H HARRBON-SWEA TURNOUT OF 26 LARGEST OF ALL German, Irvington, Green wood-iBamsey, Grant Groups Convene Mrs. Hillard Abbas was hostess to the German township project leaders Monday, February 4, at an all day train- tog school. Eleven leaders were pre5S2: *«* HoMMeMMUng tr p to W 8t " dle «' Pl»ns for com- pletlng the Borne Management course Jwcittsed The next meeting will be new at the home of Mrs. wm Kar- 22J; Wednesday, Feb. 21 when "Home Sanitation and Home Safety" will be Mudled and "Home Laundry Problems' •*U1 also be discussed. Following the afternoon study a social time was enjoyed and a dainty flinch served by the hostess and her Daughter, Anna. Mrs. Abbas was surprised with a handkerchief shower. The Abbas family will move to Minnesota March 1. The following leaders attended: Mrs Guy Barton, Mrs. John A. Sleper, Mrs. Jacob Hofbauer, Mrs, Will Kardoes, *?*• *tenry Melndters, Mrs. Robfcrt Bunkofske, Mrs. Kobus TJaden, Mrs. Clifford Anderson, Vergie Kardoefl, Bena E. TJaden. Mrs. Hillard Abbas and Anna Abbas. 3. H. Warner of teonte Host Twentyyajx wonnen ' ^tended, the SS?^?? n "^ Wea *" dav training school fceld Tuesday, February e, at the home L***- Jg H - Warner. Harrison town- abip. "Home Laundry Problems" and "Acquiring a Comfortable Bed" were the lessons studied. An unusually interest- tag and worthwhile discussion followed the formal lesson. Those attending the training school Tuesday from Harrison township were: J. M. Dye, Mrs. Harold Roba, X/nifce M. Simmons, Mrs. T, F. John- «m, Mrs. L. O. Hatten, Mrs. Bert Oarr. Mrs. O. D. Simmons. Mrs. J. J. Anderson, Mrs. Chas. Oarber, Mrs. Harold Carr, Mrs. Oeo. Wllker, Mrs. J. H. Warner, hostess. Those from Swea township were: Eunice Jensen, Mrs. 8. o. Robinson, Mrs. Oeo. Harner, Mrs. O. A. Jensen. Mrs. J. H. Larson, Mrs. Harvey Knudsbn, Mrs. E. 8. Bergeson, Mrs. J. E. Rarner, Mrs. Mary F. Moats, J. Iva Moats, Mrs. K. E. Berggren, Mrs. Floyd Treat, Mrs. Harry W. Luxte, and Mrs. Qus Torine. Women Meet Mrs^ Robert flkilling was hostess for the Irvtafton township home project women on Wednesday, Feb. 7. for an A cold wave is on the way. Get prepared for it by using good coal. Our coals are leaders in their class and they are lead by that famous PEERLESS Coal. Call us for a load today. Botsford Lumber Co. Home of Peerless Coal Phone 256 Jim Pool. KQSSUTH FARMS AND FOLKS By wm Harris, Farm Editor While cruising along through the southern portion of the county last Thursday I dropped into Charlie Plathe's place and found a butchering bee in progress. Grandpa Fuhrmann, Ado]ph Fuhrmann, and Matt Klrsch were Charlie helping trim up Hams four hogs. Matt was speeialiaingr == on pork chops and spare ribs. It «o happened that dinner time rolled iround while 1 was there, and I was invited to stay. The dinner turned put to be a banquet, ar/t I must say nat Mrs. Plathe Is a real cook and Mrs. Fuhrmann, recently of Texas, is a first class assistant. I believe I ate more than Matt Klrsch. Believe it or not. Smear players gather regularly these cold winter days beside the big stove n Ralph Bauer's implement shop at Vestey. Just a friendly game—not ike poker. Horses seem to be coming back If ou don't believe it, just viy to buy a W>d one at a low price. It is surprls- ng 10 i.cte the prices *»M at farm sales. Mares are outselling geldings becan«e f the renewed interest in raising colts. t is reported that stallions are valued t $100 higher, on the average, than year ago. Maybe the old horse will able to laugh again. I M. F. Parrel!, veteran Whittemore l mail carrier, fs serving his 27th year on the same route and has only three years to go until he retires on pension. He Is thankful that there hasn't been much snow this winter as he has spent as long as six hours In previous winters trying to dig out cf a single snowdrift. — o — Brn Gould of Union township has a hard time getting his two sons out of bed m the morning— especially the day after a dance. While I was visiting the Goulds one day last week, Fred Willrett dropped in. As usual Fred was out buying stock. It was one of those windy days, and Fred and I stayed long enough to thaw out our feet in the Gould kitchen. Philip Arndorfer is working hard these preparing to move onto the fans, northwest of St. Benedict, to be vacated soon by Philip's brother, Julian, who will move to Algona. A good many renters In the county are still looking for farms for 1934. Their reasons for moving are various, but most of them are good farmers and must find a place by March 1, or go out of business. Anyone having a farm to rent, no matter how many acres, will save someone a lot of worry by communicating with the farm department of this newspaper. The robbery and threatened torture last week of Mr. and Mrs. O. C. Robinson of Irvington township was an outrage. Farmers throughout the county, realizing that they might be the victims of similar attacks, are demanding that the hoodlums who invaded the Robinson home be put away and restrained from such acts of violence for the rest of their lives. U day meeting, when "Home Laundry Problems" was studied. Those attending were: Mrs. Carl tutchlns, Mrs. Fred Oeigel, Mrs. Seely, Mrs. A. L. BenscHoter, Mrs. M. E. landlord, Mrs. Duryea and the host- ss, Mrs. R. H. Stilling. Meet at Bancroft School "Home Laundry Problems" was stu- led by the Greenwood-Ramsey Home iroject women on Thursday, at the ancroft school. Those attending mere: Mrs. John erbers, Mr*. Henry W. Schueler. Mary Mescher, Mrs. Thoe. J. Murphy, Mrs. "lay Miller. Regina Schuts, Mrs. Heny Rustemeler, Esther Schiltz, Mrs. Ed JroesBkr and Mrs. Henry Fox. Much interest la being jahown in rama activities by this group. At the February Farm Bureau meeting Tuesday evening, Feb. 13, a 40 minute com- dy play was given under the direc- on of Mrs. Ray Miller of Greenwood ownship. ^•^H Bin. Ddbcrt HvU b Delbert Hunt for their third training school on Friday, February 9. Home Laundry Problems was studied. Those attending were: Mrs. W. H, Barger, Mrs. E. A. Junkermeler, Irene Junkermeler, Mrs. Oscar Swanson, Mrs. Joe Mayne, Mrs. Alfred Zielske, Mrs. Leonard Mlno and Mrs. Delbert Hunt, hostess. The club leaders attended after school and received complete material for the Grant Peppy Workers 4- Hclub. Navy Offer* Big Opportunity Thousands of young Americans are today learning a trade aboard ship in the. navy. With modem machinery which needs skilled mechanics on every ship, the navy la constantly training men to become expert electricians, machinists, radiomen, carpenters, blacksmiths, coppersmiths, and many others. Those showing special aptitude receive special training that fits them for promotion in the navy or responsible position in civil life afterwards. At the same time they are building up their bodies, and developing self-reliance and leadership. We now have vacancies in the navy, further information may be obtained, and applications for enlistment in the navy may be made by writing to or appearing in person at the Navy Recruiting Station, Post Office Building, Mason City, Iowa. On Its Own This calf, receiving his first lesson in drinking from a bucket, Is "on his own" from now on. Dairy husbandry specialists recommended Weighing the milk insures feeding the right amount regularly. Furthermore, more calves are overfed than underfed. Farm Adjustment News A digest of current developments In Ou agricultural recovery program. Reports from various parts of Iowa of a high percentage of sign-up in many townships and counties Indicate practically unanimous support of the corn- hog program. * • • Many townships have reported a sign-up of more than 95 per cent and several counties have approached or passed the 90 per cent mark. The program is receiving the support of all farm organizations as well as of unorganized farmers. County agents, the official local representatives of the United States Department of Agriculture, report that township and county committees include representatives • of all farm organizations. Not only the younger and middle aged farmers are supporting the program but the old as well. Two of the oldest producers in Iowa to sign the Tire Price Fight on in Washington The question of tire priors has been one of the chief problems confronting the men who are hnndling the retail tire code, according to word from Wnshlnirton. Tho e'clo iu first announcrd. would absolutely fix thr nrico of tires on thr retail markrt. It is being fought vls- orousty by n number of tire concern* who feel that it is both unjust to themselves, nntl will also hike th" prir? of tires to the public. Chrischilles Talks Klwanians held their regular weekly meeting last Thursday at the AI- fjtma. hotel and were entertained by a short talk by Theo. Chrtachllles. Rev. O. Paul 'Carlson and Lyle Reynolds were guests of the club and Abncr Long has been reiastated. LOTTS CREEK NEWS Good pasture is one of the most economical feeds Iowa livestock producers and dairymen can use. According to soils and crops men in the extension service at Iowa State College, Iowa pastures can be obtained to produce more feed by proper soil treatment andl management. The state does not have enough good pasture now for the present amount of live- stock. Disking, application of manure and reseedlng with a mixture of legumes and grasses Is one of the recommended practices, the results of which may be seen in the upper right- hand picture. Below is seen a pasture which has been grazed too closely and where erosion has been allowed to gain a foothold. In the lower right-hand corner la shown a good growth of sweet clover pasture during a dry year. A typical sudan grass pasture which is one of the best crops for bridging the hot, dry days of midsummer when other pastures fall Is shown at the lower left. In the upper left-hand corner is a tvplcal pasture scene where the crop Is permitted to maintain a good growth because It is not over-grazed and the soil fertility Is maintained. TEN NAMED TO COUNTY 4-H CLUB COMMITTEE FOR 1934; PLAN TEA Mary Jane Lewis New 1934 County President, June Larson, Secretary A county 4-H committee was held Saturday, February 3, at the Bancroft public school. The following women were reappointed to serve on the 1934 county 4-H committee: Mrs. Ous Torine, Armstrong; Mrs. Ray Milton Bancroft: • Kmma Patterson, Algona; Mrs. T. F. Johnson, Svfca City; Mrs. Rbbert Masflekson, Corwlth; Mrs. E. B. Dlttmer, Hurt; and Mrs. J. H. Warburton, Lakota, ex- offlcio. Mrs. J. H. Warner, Swea City, was appointed a new member on the committee. Mrs. Emll Larson as chairman will act as president. The following officers were elected at the Saturday meeting: vice president, Mrs. J. M. Patterson; secretary, Mrs. Ray Miller; treasurer, Mrs. Robert Masterson. A county 4-H club tea was planned for Saturday afternoon, Feb. 24 in the Legion hall, Algona. At this time the 1934 county 4-H club officers will be formally installed by the outgoing 1933 officers. Girls taking part In the installation ceremony will be: Alice Dreyer, retiring president; Sena TJaden, outgoing vice president; Helen Kent, 1933 secretary-treasurer and historian. Fern Gtsch. The 1934 officers to be installed are: jresident, Mary Jane Lewis; vice presl. lent, Dorothy Chrlstensen; secretary- treasurer, June Larson; historian, Lucille Dearchs. Will Help With Troubles A deputy collector and aide from the nternal revenue department will be n the court house in Algona, February 24-28, to assist those having trouble with filing their income tax returns, and to assist local authorities n/H3 Jimmie's Birthday Today Is my birthday, the 13th of February. I have looked up history but so far have not found any one born on that day that amounted to a row of beans. So I am not bragging about the date. I was handicapped from the start. Old Father Time has ruthlessly piled on sixty-nine years. Mother Nature has been more gentle toward me. While she did not give me much size in body or mind she did see to it that I kept well. I never called a doctor in the sixty-nine years. I have lived with one woman over 42 years. Her and I have been on speaking terms most of the time. I speak to everyone I meet whether they like it or not. I have worked bard all my life. I smoke, never refuse a drink and sometimes stay out late when friend wife thinks I am working at the store. I have seen all sides of life and a few of the corners so have no kick coming on this old world. I have learned that it pays to be good to your neighbors, square with everybody and to speak well of your competitors. I never meddle in other's affairs. I mind my own business and we are sure having a real business this winter. 60 far 1934 has nearly doubled in sates over 1933. It is a hard time to merchandise. You do not know how prices are going to be next week. I am not holding onto goods for higher prices. I am selling them as I bought them at very small profits. I would not know how to run a store any other way. We have au immense stock, bargains for everybody. Jimmie Neville THE SHOE MAN Iowa. corn-hog contract-but "not too old to ^nT'other waHoMlbte learn iienl tiH/.lr." ami Arium Woll AQ_ In Bn " ouler »ay PO&SIDIC. learn new tricks"—are Adam Keil, 69- year-old Iowa county farmer of la- dora, and Louis Feller, 74 years old, of Victor. A recent change In administrative rulings makes it possible fcr any farmer, even though he has only one or two litters, to reduce his number of litters by one and his market hog production by at least 25 per cent and share In the benefit payment. The irule formerly said that producers having less than three litters a year did not need to reduce and could not share in the benefit payment. Wheat farmers who failed to participate in the wheat acreage reduction program have been requesting a further opportunity to sign up. These requests are being considered by administration officials as a means of getting a larger cut in wheat acreage. Much of the demand for further opportunity to sign agreements, extension workers and administration officials believe, is an increased realization on the part of the growers of the advantage of the wheat and other adjustment plans and risks involved in staying out of them. Dr. A. G. Black, chief administrator of the corn-hog section, now on leave of absence as head of agricultural economics at Iowa State Colelge. told producers attending Farm and Home Week last week that it is not too early to begin thinking about the corn-hog adjustment program a year hence. Although the 1934 program Is striking at the roots of farm troubles, it will not solve our problems for all the years to come. He intimated that the 1934 program is the beginning of some kind of a long-time planning for agriculture. Benefit payments, Dr. Black said, are important and will help farmers over the oresent crisis, but they are merely the means to an end—that end being an adjustment of production to profitable demand. Infant Son Son Dies Funeral services were held Thursday, January ISth, at the Laird & McCullough Funeral Home for John Clark Elliott, 7 months old baby son of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Elliot of near Woden. The baby was taken to the General hospital upon taking sick and died a short time later. Burial was made at Swea City. Art Look Wins Art Look of LuVerne was honored at the 1934 Farm and Home week program at Ames by winning first place for his district in the open pollinated corn class. He exhibited Kossutli Reliance. Hospital News General Hospital News February, Mrs. Chester Long, Algona, entered for medical treatment. February 5, Mrs. Alvin Zumach of Fen ton underwent a major operation. February 5, Donald Cook of Algoua had Ills tonsils removed. January 27, Elmer Glave of Corwith entered for medical treatment, January 29, u 9 pound baby boy was born to Dr. and Mrs. T. S. Clark of Bradgate. January 29, a 7 pound buoy boy was born to Dr. and Mrs. K. R. Rogers of Britt. February 2, Dennis Goeders, Algoua, entered for medical treatment. February 3, Mrs. Everett Gangwer of Algona entered for surgical treatment'. February 3, Miss Margaret Hullerman, teacher m Algona schools, entered and quarantined for scarlet, fever. Yes Sir! Opportunity Mill knocks You can still get your 2nd tire for $1,00 at Gambles. Pay list pries for the first tire and $100 more makes both front wheel* iitm-ikid—safe from blow outs. 7 Mr. and Mrs. Herman Dau Return from 2000 Mile Motor Trip Union: Mr. and Mrs. Herman Dau returned home last week from a 2000 mile auto tour of Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Aricnasas, visiting with relatives. They visited two brothers of Mrs. Dau, the Will Norton family of Beatrice, Nebraska, and the Claude Peebles family in Oklahoma. At Marshall, Arkansas, they visited Mrs. Dmi's son, Pete White and family. Pete, who had been a victim ot malaria f«ver, cauaed from UMt - ----116 cause of the fever, has fully recovered from his illness and enjoys the climate and conditions there. Their trip was a most enjoyable one as the weather was balmy and sunny and meals could be eaten with the doors of the house open. They didn't even have to change a tire and had no car trouble. They came home via Lake City and were accompanied home by a daughter, Mrs. Ed Bruce, who will remain here for a couple of weeks' visit, Gardners Entertain Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Gardner entertained at six tables of five hundred Saturday evening of last week. The high score for the men was won by Edward Kaln of Plum Creek, who aleo captured the travel prize. The high score for the women was won by Elsie Willrett. The low score was von by Wm. Fitzgerald and Mrs. Leonard Crulkshank. The guests enjoyed n delicious lunch which was served by the host and hostess late in the evening. Bernard Bode spent Sunday with his cousin, Roland Bode of Plum Creek. Mrs. Frank Hoflus spent several days last week at the home of her mother in AJgona, who Is ill. Robert Bode spent from Friday until Monday at the home of his friend, Gerald Frankl In Irvington. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Karvey and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Ward were guests at the Joe Zanke home east of Burt last Friday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Will Ringsdorf and son. Donald and Kenneth White of near Fenton were Sunday dtiiner guests at the Herman Dau home. Mrs. Mary Keefe has been on the ick list again. Her sister. Mrs. John Soughlin of Algona spent Sunday with her. She is better at this writing. Misses Leo Taylor and Wilma E'.hcr- .ngton returned last Wednesday from l visit of a week with their friend, 31oye Zentner ut Wlnnubago, Minn. Curtis, Dnonie and Kendall Ward attended a Sunday School party in Algona Friday evening and were over- night guests of their grandfather, Cyrus Ward. Mrs. Earl Taylor spent last Thursday In Algona making the acquaintance of her new nephew, Master Donald Eugene McGinnls, son of Mr. and Mrs Cecil McGlnnts, born last week Mr. and Mrs. Chester Bailey entertained at a neighborhood card party last Thursday evening. There were five tables of five hundred. Lunch was served by the host and hostess at the close of a very enjoyable evening. Mrs. Lawrence OLsch and small daughter, Raohael, accompanied Mrs. Joe Kramer of Algona and Messrs. Urban, Joseph and Martin Lentsch of Fort Dodge to Wlnfred. South Dakota, last Thursday morning for a visit with their aged mother who has been very Ben Gould's slater, Mrs. L. B. Mat- h«wa and her huttwad ot De» Uoinw own* OMunlwr tor .m vMk unttt day, Tfielr daughter, Mrs. Edna ett and two children of EsthervlUe were also guests. The above named and the Gould family spent Sunday at the Albert Butterfleld home near Irvington Mrs. Emli Stoffel returned from Rochester last Tuesday, where she had recovered from a recent gall stone operation. She was home about three days when she took down with the flu and was taken to the Kossuth hospital in Algona, having developed pneumonia. She was slightly Improving at this writing. Edna Potratz la employed at the Wm. Fuerstennu home at present. The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Ruhnke has recovered from a slew? of sickness. Mildred and Mabel Luedtke of Emmetsburg spent the week end at the home of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Luedtke. The Ladles' Aid met on Friday afternoon with Mrs. Harold Smith as the hostess. Guests were Mrs. Julius Will. Mrs. Robert Dreyer and Elsie Kohlwes. Lenten services will be conducted in the German language on Wednesday evening. A week from Thursday they will be conducted in the forenoon at ten o'clock in the English language. Another parish social evening will be held in the school basement on Friday evening at eight o'clock. The committee in charge are Noah Retsener, W. H. Meyer and Nick Gengler. Everybody Is cordially invited to attend. The following people spent last Tuesday at the Adouph Pertl home; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Zumach, Mr. and Mrs. John Ruhnke, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Dreyer, Mrs. Dau and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Peter of Story City. Mr. and Mrs. Peter are the parents of Mrs. Art Zumach. Leslie Denton and Marie Haack were narrled on Sunday afternoon, January ,1, at the Lutheran parsonage by the Rev. E. Flene. The couple was attended by Miss Bessie Denton, sister of the rroozn, and by Emll Haack, brother of the bride. The bride was attired in H dress of vermilllon silk and the bridesmaid wore a black and white silk dress. A seven o'clock wedding supper was served to the immediate relatives and friends of the couple. Mr. Denton is a farmer from near Bancroft. Ever- Let the 0. D. 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