The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 22, 1934 · Page 9
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Algona Upper Des Moines, Monday, Feb. 26,1934 BARLEY MEETING HERE WEDNESDAY MAY MEAN PROFIT FOR FARMERS Causes of Low Grade Barley is Topic; Meet At Legion Hall A series of three meetings, to be conducted by Iowa State College crops specialists in cooperation with the Northwest Crop Improvement Association, are to be held In northern Iowa to acquaint farmers and grain buyers with the causes for low grade barley. Dr. R. H. Porter, extension plant pathologist, and Ed Dyas. extension crops specialist, will represent the college. Representives of the grain grading division of the Bureau of Agricultural Econmics, Washington, D. C., the malting industry and railroad companies will also attend, according to Or, Porter. Any grain buyer or fanner interested in barley raising may attend the meeting. The first meeting will be held at ^pencer, Feb. 27; the second at AJ- gona, Feb. 28 at the Legion hall, and the third at Mason City, March 1. Farmers have been asked to bring samples of barley with which grain grading demonstrations will be conducted In addition, discussions, will be held on how to produce higher quality barley. Dr. Porter eays that "we do not want to stimulate barley production —Just show present barley producers bow to improve the quality of their product. Farmers who prj- ducted. In addition, discussions will ly can cell ft nt premtmum j;«0es to the malting industry." There are & number of dis-ases, according to Dr. Porter, wb'ch reduce the feeding and malting value of barley. The most importer! oi these are blight and scab. Scab is especially objectionable, according to Dr. Porter, although both Wight and scab injure germination and reduce the yield. "Probably no other factor has affected the standards of grading barley more than diseases," says Dr. Porter. "Both scab and blight have to be considered by federal grain Inspectors. Barley containing more than 5 per cent blight is classed as cample grade end sells on the basis of a sample to any purchaser. Barley containing two to five per cent blight is classed as blighted barley. Higher grau^ must contain less (ban two per cent blight." Dr. Porter says that although ttie malting trade will pay a premium for high grade barley, farmers should avoid over-production because of the danger of reduced price and the production of Inferior grade by inexperienced producers. SENECA NEWS Mr. and Mrs. Smith Denton ac- tompanied Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Denton to Wilmar, Minn., where they will visit for e few days. Belen Patterson returned home on last Wednesday evening after completing a six mouths course of beauty culture at Waterloo. , Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Hawk of Itortfa Dakota are spending several weeks with the former* parents Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hawks. Tells of Experience Coming from Russia Joe Bloom gave a talk before the Algona Kiwanis club, last Thursday noon, which was of unusual interest, and caused a great deal of comment. Joe told of fame of his experiences and recollections. He told of his enrlr youth, dealing with the events that befell his family when they left Russia and traveled across Europe, embarking for the United from England. This was during the Russian-Japanese war. and because of that fact much difficulty and hardship was encountered on the way. HP also told of some interesting incidents that happened when he was a boy in New York City, and his recollections caused many hearty laughs as he told of picking up American manners, customs and certain words and phrases of the new language. Swea City Bows to Algnoa 27-23 (Continued from Page One) but he failed to convert and the game was over. RUSE Medin played hard, fast ball and was responsible for many of the successful feeder shots. Sellstrom and Shackleford at guards, had their hands full and worked like oeavers to stop Swea City's attack ed by Fulls and Krumm. Contest Not Rough The contest was a hard fought one; neither team did any inten- ional fouling, and the crowd displayed excellent sportsmanship In ts understanding of the oSicials' decisions. The victory over Swea City by Algona meant that thfe latter would play Ledyard, Monday night, for the county title. Summary: Algona (27) Fg Ft Pf R. Medin, f 1 O B. Post, f 5 1 Cretzmeyer, c 3 3 Sellstrom, g 1 1 Shackleford, s ° l Spencer, t ° 1 Bruns, g 0 0 STATE'S CAFE Good Food— Good Service— Right Prices— Congratulations to the basketball winners and thanks to all teams and visitors for $ieir patronage. Frank Mathes, Prop. 988*888*3888X060801 Ewes City (23) 10 7 13 I Fg Ft Pf Fults, f 3 3 3 Smith, f 2 2 1 Hanlfan, f 0 0 0 Krumm, c 3 0 * Bravender, g 0 0 2 Hfewltt, g '-3. 0 9 5 12 Ledyard Defeats Wesley, 35 to 23 (Continued from Page One) fine playing of Erdmann, Kraus and Kunz of Wesley, and Lloyd, Warn- erer end Moulton of Ledyard. Lloyd was a mainstay of the Ledyard attack, while Warner was always handy around the basket when there seemed to be a. chance of scoring Moulton played a good, hard game and with his fellow guard, Brandt presented an offensive threat ol their own. Ledyard was to play Algona, Monday evening, for the county title. Summary: Wesley (23) Pg Ft P Hautpmann, I 1 0 < Erdmann, f 6 1 < Kraus, c 2 2 ' KUM, g ...l 0 : McCall, g 0 0 : Ormsby, f 0 0 * H. Lloyd, f 0 0 < Ledyard (35) 10 3 Thompson, f ............ 6 . if .............. 4 Fg Ft P Llovd, c 5 Moulton, g .1 Brandt, g *... 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 17 Thomas Engesser who ie employed at the Menke garage in Bancroft, spent Sunday at the home of Ms parents, Mr. «nd W«, I. 7. £n- West Bend Couple Married Thursday Russell Edwards and Lvdia Wirth, both of West Bend, were married Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock In tiie Lutheran church at West Bend, ty the Rev. I. G. Kitzman in a pretty ceremony attended by many friends of the young couple. Laurs ;augg and Clarence Edwards acted s attendants for the couple. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. acob Wirtz, and the groom is a on of Mr. and Mrs. Omar Edtvards. Afttr a brief wedding trip the •oung couple plan on making tbeir ,ome at the George Jacobs farm. Sectional Tourney Will Open Thursday The sectional basketball tourna- nent will open in Algona next Thursday with 20 teams competing, Ive in class A, and 15 in class B. ) The class A teams are Algona, nmmetsburg, Humboldt, Swea City, nd West Bend. The class B teams are Bancroft, 3ode, Dakota City, Fenton, Lakota, .jedyard. Livermore, Lone Rock, Lu\Terne, Renwick, Seneca, Titonfca, lior, Vernon Consolidated, and Ween, Sectional winners will be eligible or play in the district tourney. Charles Akre Law School Graduate Charles T. Akre, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Akre of Algona, was graduated from the law school of Geo. Washington University at the win- XT convocation held the evening of February 22. Two hundred graduates of the various schools receiv- ;d degrees during the exercises which art^ traditionally held on Geo. Washington's birthday. Charles is, a graduate of ths Alona hign srhool and of the Uni- .ersity of Iowa. Creamery Is Second The West Bend creamery took second place in the butter scoring contest held at Ames recently. O. W. Dubbs is the buttermaker. The winner of first place was only a frac- ,ion of a point ahead of the West Societies and Clubs Wins Pwt Matrons QaDt— Mrs. J- L. Bonar won the hand made quilt which the Past Matrons of the Eastern Star recently completed and exhibited at the Christensen Bros, store. The winner was announced Friday evening at a Past Matrons party held at the Masonic Temple. Over 150 persons enjoyed the card playing and dancing which were the evening entertainment. Dr. H. M. Olson won the high prize for the men; Betty Backus, high for the ladies, and Mrs. D. C. Mahan, the travel prize. Rural Clubs Hostesses— The rural clubs around Algona inciuding the Cresco Mothers and Daughters, the Four Corners Mothers and Daughters, the Plum Creek S:cial and Literary club, and the Union Mothers ard Daughters will be hostesses to the County Federation of Women's clubs at the Congregational church in Algona. Tuesday, March 6. There will be the usual business meeting in the forenoon, followed by luncheon at 12 o'clock. The program will be given during afternoon with John MacDowell, principal of the Algona higi: school 'as the main speaker. Other numbers on the program include a play, readinjs and musical numbers, were the evening entertainment. Dr. tend. L. O. A. Class Party— The L. O. A. class of the Congregational church was entertained Thursday evening at the home of ^ Tire Sale! This Week 30x3£ 440-21 ____ 450-21 ,___ 475-19 j_.. Tubes, 30x31/0 Tubes, 450-21 Tubes, 475-19 Only $3.19 $3.29 $3.57 $3.95 — 79c 89c 99c Coast to Coast Store Kent Motor Co. Announces a Special Showing of 1934 Model Fords at the Showroom and Garage on Wed. Feb. 28th From 8 a. m. to 10 p. m. We invite the public to visit our showroom and inspect a complete line of 1934 models, including a truck, commercial unit, coupes, tudors and sedans. I Free Demonstrations, Drive One Yourself These Thirty Years Four shows at The Call Theatre on Wednesday at 1, 3, 7 and 9 o'clock. A galaxy of stars—TouH enjoy It. Ask Us for Complimentary Tickets Mrs. A. H. Stock. Assisting hostesses were Mrs. W. P. French, Mrs. E. W. Lusby, and Mrs. W. B. McDonald. Twenty-two guests were present. A luncheon was terrea late in the evening. Miss Lucia Wallace entertained the Candle Light club at her home Thursday evening. The evening was spent socially and Informally at cards. There are nine members in the club. F. A. Corey and T. H. Wadsworth drove to Mason Friday on business. From there they went on to Manly where they visited friends of Mr. adJ worth. 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