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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, July 5, 1934
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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona,, Iowa, July 5, 1934 LEDYARD'S OLDEST SETTLER, WM. BEHSE, PASSES ON AFTER STROKE Settled in North Kossuth \ 3 Years Before Town Was Built Ledyard. William Behse was born April 20th, 1862. at Watertown. Wisconsin. At the age of one year the family moved to Blue Earth, Minnesota, where he resided with his parents. two sisters and one half-brother until the age of 26 years wh'.n he mov:cl 1o the location where Ledynrd now stands and where lie has constantly resided to the time of his death. On January 1st, 1880. he was united in marriage at Elmore, Minn., to Miss Rebecca Sailor, who proceeded him in death on December 19, 1928. Five children were born to this union, Mrs. Edward Gloab of Bend, Oregon, Mrs. Wm. Hans of Rudd, Iowa, Mrs. Edward Gould of Decatur, Georgia, and Glenn and Clyde of Ledyard On April 23, 1932, Mr. Ben.* suffered a stroke from which he partially recovered but on August 26, 1933, he suffered a more severe stroke, which kept him confined constantly to his bed until the eve of June 30, 1934, when he passed peacefully Into the great beyond. He leaves to mourn his passing his 5 children, one nephew and ; nieces. Mr. Behse was Ledyard's oldest settler, having lived here about three years before the town was built anc he will be greatly missed by his many friends. Funeral services were held at the Methodist church Tuesday, July 3, with Rev. F. O. Johnson In charge, after which he was laid to rest beside his wife In Highland Home cemetery. KOSSUTH FARMS AND FOLKS Ixrals Smith and Edwarfl Allen. F1«H Representatives Mr. and Mrs. V. A. Barrett and son were AlRona callers f^aturday. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Schultz and family moved to Algona Saturday. The local kittenball team played at Swea City Friday night and was defeated 8 to 1. Mr. and Mrs. N. A. Pinjfle- attended the Wortman funeral at Lakota Saturday morning. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Olson and Patty Mae went to Webster City Sunday to attend an Olson reunion. Miss Aleta Green. Mrs. Geo. Watts and Alfred Barslow left Friday for Chicago to attend the World's Fair. Mrs. Ben Gesch of Elmore, Minn., came Friday to visit at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Welfare. Oran OTCeefe of Lakota took charge of the barber shop here during his brother's absence Wednesday and Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Welfare and Mr. and Mrs. Will Welfare of East Chain •pent Sunday at the J. H. Welfare home. Mr. and Mrs. George Watts and their daughter of Wells, Minn., vls't- ed Thursday at the parental Jorgenson home. Fern and Geneva Ncubader of Iowa Falls visited this past week at the Lou, Frank, and Max Nltz homes. Lorenz and Paul Nltz took them home on Sunday. Mrs. Henry Schultx and niece, Dorothea Sltnma of Davenpprt visited Irom Thursday to Saturday at the Worden Mnxine Welfare, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Welfare of Swea 'ity visited the past week at the J. T. Welfare home. Mrs. Edward Halverson entertained a few neighbors at a tea Thursday afternoon honoring Mrs. Alfred Schultz. who has moved to Algona. Mrs. P. W. Reece and Lumetta returned Friday from Algona where Lumetta has been in the hospital following nn appendicitis operation. Mr. and Mrs. Chet Johnson and Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Johnson were called to Bancroft Thursday evening: by tr-e illness of tlvcir father, Peter Johnsor. Charles. John and Edith James. Mrs. Robert Bender and daughter. Bonnie Lee. Eunice Spaldlns all of Baraboo. Wisconsin, visited at the J. O'Keefe and Asa Warner homes Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Christ who were visiting here last w«ek end from Greenfield sold their home while here to Mr. and Mrs. August Knoner. The Knoners will not take possession until October 1st. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Reece of DPS Moines and Miss Mattie Reece of Mt. Pleasant, Utah, came Sunday to visit at the P. W. and Ed Reece home. Mr. and Mrs. Reece returned to Des Moines Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Leon Worden and Harvey and Mesdames J. T. Welfare, H. D. Mayne D. B. Mayer and Ella G^lhaus attended the funeral of Mrs. OTCeefe's mother, Mrs. Warner at Fenton on Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Albert Barnes received word on Wednesday evening of the death of her cousin, John Batt in an automobile accident at Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Barnes and Mr. and Mrs. Aeilt Troff attended the funeral on Sunday. Mrs. Glenn and daughters. Frances and Margaret and Mrs. Laura Niester called at the Herman Brandt hcme Tuesday afternoon. Elvin, the small son who recently lost his eyesight seems somewhat Improved. Doris McCoy attended a farewell party on the Hansen sisters at Bancroft Thursday evening. They are leaving soon to resume their old positions with the North-western Bell Telephone Company In Des Moines. Instead of the regular Wednesday night free movies, a band concert and a vaudeville act were substituted last Wednesday night. During the evening the AJgona band came and played several numbers and advertising for the 4th of July celebration at the fair grounds at Algona. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Welfare, and Doris and Luetta Gelhaus, Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Mayne, Mr and Mrs Lawrence Mayne, Mr. McDonald and two daughters, Doris and Mary Ellen, Edith Logan. Evelyn Mayne and Cleo Gable attended the box social and Ice cream social put on by the 4-H club (By Edward Allen) When I called on C. A. BJnstrom, living a few miles east of Whittemore. he had Just returned from a little trip up into Minnesota. He did not go so very far up but reports things as fair. At the C. F. Landen place Mrs. Louden says they do some-, truck ' gardening, which if we have some rain should do quite well. —o— Arnold Gadc, living: In the same neighborhood, was busy cultivating corn. He reports the could would soon be laid by. Mike Gengter, another farmer In that vicinity was engaged In cutting weeds about the place when I called) Inasmuch as It was quite a hot day Mike was ready to take a few minutes off to visit. He keeps his place up in good shape. —o— While working In Algona one day during the past week, I made the ac- luantance of J. D. Burns, salesman for he Elbert Agency, handing Plymouth md Dodge cars. Mr. Burns report, business pretty good this spring an< ,hinks !t will Improve more befon ong. Tom L. Stevens operating a prodnc and grocery business seemed to b? bus\ aking care of customers when I called, fo doubt, Mr. Stevens enjoys a good business. Roy njostrom) operating a plumbing and heating establishment, was busy when I calkd and seemed to be enjoying a good trade. Roy seems to be a hustler and no doubt Keeps things moving. Gilbert Hargreaves shelled and d«flv- ered two carloads of corn last Friday at the Hobarton elevator. """"" was 51 cents that day. (By Louis B. Smith) J. W. Woodcock, who with the help of his son. Earl and daughter, Eileen own and operate a 160 acre farm a mile east and a half nile south of Buffalo Center have a Pn? coking place and from the looks of ;,heir corn it is goin? to keep the boys on tic jump to get Jirough it for 'he: .ast time before it j rets too b'p, Mr. ( Woodcock sniJ they voulrl have b;en done but they had to stop cultivating a few days to put in some feed crops on their contracted acres, which, with the way the corn is growing put them behind a little. Besides the home place to which Mr. Woodcock moved to from the Wesley territory 42 years ago, he has two farms in kossuth county. One farm a mile west of Buffalo Center and th? other four miles west and a mile north. E. O. Fosgren and family who live about 2% miles southwest of Swea City were finishing up with the chores the other evening when I stopped there on business. E. O. and his wife had a little friendly argument as to whether they should subscribe to our paper or not, but you know how It is, the wife usually wins and he wound up by saying he paid for their daily and that if she wanted The Algona Upper Des Moines it would be OK with him. From the way the girls were fighting over the copy I left I think they both should have subscribed. Debt Adjustment Committee to Meet The County Farm-Debt Adjustment committee recently appointed by the governor for Kossuth county will meet at the Iowa State Bank, Algonn, at 2:30 p. m . July 10th. All farmers interested in refinancing plans or who would like to consult with the committee are urged to attend these; meetings. The following are the officers of tho committee, Chairman. N. A. Smith: vice chairman. Art Murray and secretary. H. E. Rist. Til"? local committee, in crrtrr to nv- i oid any misunderstandings as to its duties wishes to make public, (ho following .statement concornng its work: Any debtor or creditor seeking n readjustment in the debt relationship, one with i;h>:. other, may ask this committee to investigate and make recommendations to either or both parties for the purpose of effecting a satisfactory solution of any exisiting difficulties. Applications blanks will be furnislxtl to either the debtor or the credi'or seeking adjustment. These blanks supplied by members of the committee may b? used to request the aid of the committee. This committee has nothing to do with the actual refinancing of farm oans under the federal farm relief egisiative program. Such relief should >e sought through tire Federal Land Bank, of Omaha, of which Harold Hutchins of Algona is the local representative. Debtors and creditors who submit, heir problems to the committee should recognize that, conciliation is the keynote and that the recommendation of the committee Is for the guidance of both parties in their efforts to reach a friendly and mutually satisfactory settlement of their problems. ,.,,-.-r^r,, BANCROFT NEWS Rev. Father Scholtes arrived home from his vacation lost Friday. The old craragp of W. A. Murray is torn down now and a new double one is ofing erected. John Schneider and family are retaining his brother. Anton Schneider of Calmar this week. Mr and Mrs. Frank Rocl«T drove to Dos Mnines Thursday and rcpiainrd until Friday on business. Jack Pohlman spent a few days in Bancroft, last week. Ho is attending .-ummer school in Iowa City. Hrlrn and Ann Skilling aw visit HIT ihrir grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Skilllns in Irvingtrn for n fe\v days. Mi.'s Merita Gilbertson returned to ••("• homo after spending n month with her "si-tor, Mrs. Carlyl: Brckor in Al- pona. Mrs. Charles Fox spent last week with Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Tlerm-y at Mn- scn City. She arrived home early this The price CORN SEALERS GET DOPE ON RELEASES John Kelso, who farms a 120-acre farm 2 miles west and a Httle south of Buffalo Center has a fine looking farm and Is one of our long time subscribers. Had a short visit with Mr. Kelso and during our conversation he remarked that his farm has averaged over 5.000 bushels of corn a year. Pretty good I would say for a 120 acre farm upon which general fanning is carried on. Jake Peterson, who is farming a Metropolitan farm 2 miles west and a mile and a half north of Swea City and his wife who was ironing were a little worried the other day when I stopped there. There Is a new grade being put in past their place and as there are a quite a few trees etc., to be removed there was a lot of blasting being done not far from the house. Don't know as you could blame them much as week. A fino baby boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Alphonse Lensing last Frl- riav. This is the third child in the family. Frank Lonergan who graduated from the DCS Moines School of Pharmacy this spring, has secured a job in that citv and left, to begin his work. Miss Eileen Murrav had six of her friends in for a luncheon Sunday evening. The occasion was to celebrate her birthday which was Saturday. Mrs. George Carmean, daughter Georgia and son, Evans, arrived home Tuesday from California where" they have- lKen visiting for the past month. Mr. and Mrs. John Williams and daughter. Mary Bernicc drove to Mallard last Saturday to spend sonw time with Mrs. Williams' sister, Mrs. Grethen. Mr. nnd Mrs. Jess Underkofler arrived yesterday from Belmond for ft !>«• dnvv visit.'with her son. O. S. Underkofler and granddaughter, Mrs. iT.IIIK Korker. Dr. and Mrs. J. A. Devino. daugh- f.'r.«. Margarp'.. nnd Mary F.lnine and Eileon Murray drove to Okoboji Thursday afternoon. Tho doctor attended a medical rnpoling there. Miss Thprrsn ilic:::er. wr.o is a stud- <nt nurse in St. Joseph's hospital in Mas:n Citv. has b"oii visiting last, iu"<i:iv. Weriinstinv and Thursday at thp A. H. Kuchs residence. Mrs V. J. SehU-ntl. mot'.-pr of Mrs. Wolhi'.'.?!i. is vi iiing hor daughter hero for a few days. Mrs. Wllhel- mi had be- n to her homo and her mo- (hrr returned here with her. Mi's Marv Merrill. R. N., underwent nn operation for appendicitis last Thursday and her parents. Mr. and Mrs. N. J. Merrill and children drove) to Manning Sunday to visit, her. Miss Callista Ssbecker. R. N., returned from Carroll Sunday wnere she has vtMted thp last two weeks. Her brother. Loo Elsbocker, drove down and brought, her and her sister, Olga EJs- becker. R. N.. back. Thp Mifsps Rogina nnd Frances Berens will leave the first of the week for Omaha to visit their sister, Mrs. Ire Brown. Ruth Ann. daughter of Mrs. Brown, who has been visiting here, will accompany them to Omaha. home. Mr. and Mrs. George Thompson at. . tended the funeral of Fred Ward, a rural mall carrier at Algona, Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Jess OTCeefe and Asa Warner were called to Fenton last Monday night by the death of their mother, Mrs. Warner. girls at Grant Center Friday evening. Mrs. Henry Warner Rites Held Thursday Fenton: Mrs. Henry Warner, Sr., died Monday evening, June 25, at her home in Fenton. She had diabetes and recently spent some time in the hospital In Estherville. She ha* been bedfast tor the past several months. Prls- ctlla Detrich Warner was born August 15, 1855, at Potteville, Pennsylvania. Some years later she moved with her parents to Leaf River, Ogle county, Illinois On December 17. 1874. she was united in marriage to Henry Warner, also a native of Pennsylvania, at Free- ort, Illinois. To this union six chlld- •en were born, five of whom survive. They are Asa and Mrs. Cora O'K€efe _ . . ,. .. Tt___™ aS yOU UUU1U U11UIU: i/uc«» »nu<-.i CA-» Release Application 1 OrniS j ^re was one stump that went at least Now Available at Banks and With Sealers 50 feet in the air and landed over 'n the field. Water Heaters Coal, Gasoline or Oil Complete Service in Repairing or Installation of Plumbing, Heat- Ing or Sheet Mttol is possible with our stock Also Pump Work Holtzbauer Tin Shop Phone 83 IH B. Dodge . f Ledyard and Sam, Henry, Jr., Osar and Mrs. Elizabeth Schott, all ol 'enton and one lister, Mrs. Kate lawks of Lone Rock. Her husband who preceded her in death, February 24 1924 was a Civil War veioran. The family moved to Kossuth county In 1877 and -settled on a farm northeas of Fenton. In 1902 they retired t< Fonton and continued 10 make tnv their home. Funeral services were held from tn Methodist church at two o'clock Thurs day afternoon, the Rev. J. T. Snyde in charge. She was buried in tn Methodist cemcU-ry south of town. Th nail b nn-r* wccr six of her grandsons John James of Bamboo. Wisconsin Gerald Wnrn.T of Eldcra, Leonar Mt-lvin Hawks ol Lone Rock. VesU-r Echott and Mclvin Warner of Fenton. This past week the officials of the Warehouse Board and the sealers have eoeived some very definite rules as well as different samples of release application forms that are being made available at all banks, and also each sealer will have a supply. In partial releases and releases, whereby the pay of the note Is not available until the sealed corn is sold and delivered it Is very plain that the rulings of the Reconstruction Finance] Corporation will have to be respected regarding the sealers' authority v/hen proceeding to deliver the cjrn. This latest ruling provid°E that the sealer will be notified of the releasing by the Commodity Credit Corporation. The borrower after receiving the assigned certificates of certificate should arrange to have them released on the flic in the recorder's office. The usual pre-4th celebration at Tl- tonka was in progress last Monday evening when I stopped there. It seems the boys like to bring back the old days from the way the torpedoes were flying around. One torpedo thrown from somewhere up the street exploded under a bench upon which some other fellows and myself were sitting Geo. Hlggins, who was one of the men sitting there received a burn about as as B. silver dollar Just above his right knee. I didn't hang around town long after that. Margaret Nelson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Nelson, was on the Legion Auxiliary 6 o'clock radio program over WOI last, Friday. Irvington Power Patrons Reeled All of Directors Irvington: The Irvington Light and Power Company held their anual meeting last Tuesday evening n't the local Farmers elevator. The meeting was called to order by Fred S. Gelgel, secretary. All old directors were reekct- ed to hold office for another year, the resent directors being L. A. Johnson, Carl Brown. Homer LJndhorst, Barnev. Frankl and Fred G-cigel, the latter two >eing president and secretary respec- Ively. Carl Brown is vice president. Besides the regular routine of business it was vot£d to rent shares at o nominal fee to non-stockholders. There are 36 patrons no wreoelving current through the Algona meter which is located at the northeast corner of the 'airgrounds. The financial report showed the company to be in good condi- | .ion. H,W,POST Dray and Tranfer Storage of all kinds. Long distance hauling. Every load Insured against losa or damage. Equipped to do all kinds of draying and hauling. 33-tf the paints U, bullcl, remodel select materials. LTJVERNE NEWS CITY PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY ATTORNEYS AT LAW R. J. Harrington J. D. Lowe HARRINGTON & LOWE ATTORNEYS AT LAW Rooms 212-14 First Nat'l Bank Bik ALOONA, IOWA J. L. BONAR ATTORNEY AT LAW Collections will receive prompt attention ALOONA. IOWA W. B. QUARTON STw. MILLER ATTORNEYS AT LAW Ofllce over Kossuth County State Bank Office Phone, 427 ALGONA, IOWA A. Hutchfeoa Donald C. Hutchison Theodore C. Hutchison ATTORNEYS AT LAW Qulnby Bldg. Phone 251 E. JT. VAN NESS & G. W. STILLMAN LAWYERS Office over Iowa Slate Bank Phone 213-W Algona, Iowa W Sullivan (dcc'di S. E. McMahon L E. Lin nan SULLIVAN, McMAHON & LINNAN ATTORNEYS AT LAW Office over County Savings Bank ALOONA. IOWA PHYSICIANS & SURGEONS J. N. KENEFICK PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON Office formerly occupied by Dr. A. L RLst over Rexall drug store Office Phone 300 Res. Phone 328 ALGONA, IOWA C. II. CRETZMEYER. M. D. Surgeon & Physician Office John Galbralth Bldg. Phone 444-310 W I>. ANDREWS, D. O. Osteopathic Physician and Surgeon General Hospital Phones- Office 187; Residence 688 ALGONA, IOWA Oaylord D. Shumway Edward D. Ktlly SHUMWAY & KELLY ATTORNEYS AT LAW OBice over Quinby <fc Krause Building Algona, Iowa Phone 58 L. A. WINKEL ATTORNEY AT LAW Ofllce In Quinby Building, phone 180. ALGONA, IOWA __ B. C. McMAHON ATTORNEY AT LAW HIRAM B. WHITE ATTORNEY AT LAW Oflic* over Iowa State Bank Phone 208 P. A. UANSON ATTORNEY" AT L Office over low* State Bank Bldg omce Res. 31S p V. JANSE, M. D. PHYSICIAN & SURGEON OHic* on South Dodge St. Phone No.-R*s. 366; Office 666 MELVIN G. BOURNE PHYSICIAN & SURGEON Office over Post Office Bldg phones—Office 197 Res. 211 DENTISTS DK. H. M. OLSON DENTIST Gas or Novocalne uied for extraction Located over christenten Store Phone- Budnesa 166. Residence, ALGONA. IOWA 470 Quinby Bldg. Red. Phone 174 DR. C. D. SCHAAF DENTIST Phone 133 Algona, Iowa VETERINARIANS Dr L W. Fox Dr. J- B. Wlnkel Ottlce 220 West Sta'e Street Office Phone 475-W Res. 475-R Algona, Iowa ATTORNEY AT LAW Postoflice M. MERRITT and funeral Director Phone 11 Algona, Iowa Phone Over A. V. HERTIG SIGN SERVICE Calo K Mr. and Mrs Verne Toohey drove to Milford Saturday night for the week end. Mrs. Austin BurtLs and Bettv visited from Thursday to Sunday in Webster City. Tile voiine people of the Presbyterian church held a candy saJe on Saturday niRht. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sanford welcomed an 11 'i pound daughter last Tuesday night to their home. Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Anderson of Allendale. Mo., came Tuesday for a visit at the W. F. Godfrey home. Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Matioon and daughter Pearl cf Britt spent Sunday at the W. P. Mattoon home. Mrs. Sam Smith and family came on Saturday for a visit at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Allen. Mrs. Jarru-s Godfrey attended the funeral services of her sister, Mrs. Rose Prei at Fond du Lac Wisconsin, last week. Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Shultz. Mrs. Chester Dull and daughter, Dorothy, spent Sunday at the Dr. Everett Shultz home in Pella. The Home Guards met Saturday afternoon with Mrs. H. H. Phillips. The leader. Yulahmae Murray, had charge of Die ksson. Mrs. Wavne Dornberger and baby daughter of South Dakota are visiting at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Weriir-rsen. The Algona band gave a concert on l he street last Friday evening. It was an enjoyable invitation to attend the 4t)i of July celebration at Algona. Mrs. L. Anderson and children left Sunday for IKT home in Alta after a three weeks' visit at the home of her Barents, Mr. and Mrs. John Smith. Dr. and Mrs. Ward Hannah and their daughter of California arrived on Saturday for a visit with Mr. and Mrs 'eter Thompson and other relatives and friends. The Epworth League enjoyed a party on the church lawn Friday evening There were about 40 present. After nany games were played a Dutch luncl was served. Mrs. Sam Smith and daughter. Mary Ann of Minneapolis arrived Saturday for a few days' visit at the parental H. C. Allen home. Mr. Smith will drive down for the 4th. Mr. and Mrs. will Lee and daughter. 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