The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 6, 1934 · Page 9
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 9

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, September 6, 1934
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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, IOTOI, Sept. 6, 1934 128 ENROLLED IN HIGH SCHOOL AT WEST BEND; GYM HAS NEW FLOOR Teachers Listed for Coming Year; Gdrls' Coach Still to be Listed West Bend: The public school opened Monday morning with an 'enrollment of 128 in high school and not all of the pupils have started yet. The teachers are B. F. Bliss, superintendent; J. C. Scurr, principal; Cloyce Hasebrooke, LeMars, English, and dramatics; Odean Waugh, Redding, domestic science; Constance Baird, of Outhrie Center, English, and history; Ruth Williamson, Sloan, Iowa, mathematics; Milton Woito, science and athletic coach; Dell Minger, sixth grade; Violet Kuckenbecker, fifth grade; Leona Gibbons, fourth grade; Eunice Ivey Rolfe, third grade; Alta Moffitt, second grade; Margaret Hayne, first grade. The girls' athletic coach has not been chosen. A new floor has been put in the gym. Chas. Miller is the janitor. Anderegg Family Renion A family reunion was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Anderegg Sunday when 32 relatives and friends gathered and enjoyed a picnic dinner together. The afternoon was enjoyed visiting and In a social way. Those present were the host and hostess and children, Mr. and Mrs. John Williams and four children, Mr. and Mrs. Iver Brown and four sons, of Hutchins, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Brown and lona Williams, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Sloan and daughter, Eula, of Cedar Falls, Betty Conners and Kenneth Stover of Waterloo and Mrs. H. Sloan and two daughters. Jacobs Family Reunion The George Jacobs family enjoyed a family reunion over the week end •when all of the children of Mr. and Mrs. Jacobs were home together, the first time for eight years. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Jacobs and four children came Friday, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Jacobs and children and Mr. and Mrs. Waller of Charles City came Saturday also Mr. and Mrs. Frank Jacobs of Des Moines, Mr. and Mrs. Lon Brown and children, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Jacobs and daughter and Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Jacobs and Donald and Irene at home. Mr. and Mrs. Don Sinclair v/ere A1-. gona visitors Tuesday morning. Mrs. I. K. Pauley, who has been ill for some time, is still very 111. Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Gerhart have a new daughter, born Thursday, August 30th. Miss Flossie Stagman left Sunday for Ottumwa where she will teach again this year. The Sts. Peter and Paul parochial school opened Monday morning with the same teachers. Mr. and Mrs. Philip Metzger of Se- batha, Kansas, came Saturday for a visit with relatives. Walter Williams l«lt for Walctett, Iowa, Tuesday, where he Is superintendent of schools. Miss Bessie Sloan left Thursday evening for Buffalo Center, where she •will teach again this year. Dr. and Mrs- Weber and Junior left Monday evening for Des Moines to attend the funeral of his brother. The Bay View club met at the home of Mrs. Ada Sloan Tuesday, August 28th with 12 members present. Miss Irene McCaffrey of Emmetsburg spent the we*k end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thos. McCaffrey. Mr. and Mrs. Noah Falb and son of Marshalltown spent the week end at the home of his sister, Mrs. Frank Lockwood. Mrs. George Montag came home from Fort Dodge Saturday and left her husband much improved since his recent operation. Miss Irene Mikes and her cousin, Miss Margie Barta of Montana spent a few days the past week in Chicago attending" the fair. Mrs. Grace Crlsman and daughter, Mary Jane, l?ft Friday for their home in O:dar Falls. They spent the summer with the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Williams. J. P. Anderegg of Galveston, Texas, came Saturday for a visit with his brother H. P., whom he had not seen since H. F. was 12 years old. He was one of the old:r members of the family and H. F. la the youngest. They en- Joyed their visit very much. He left lor his home Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Hobart Watson and Mr. and Mrs. Cttnton Watson lett W-dnesday for their homes in Hollywood, California, alter a week's visit with their mother, Mrs. Sue Watson. Their suter, Helen Watson, went home with them and will attend coll ge in California this year. Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Black and their children spent Thursday at the home of Mrs. Black's mother. Mrs. J. C. Kongsback. They returned to their home at Tulsa. Oklahoma, the last or the week. Mrs. Black and children have been visiting in Iowa and went to the Worlds Fair in Chicago, where they met Mr. Black. They have i*en visiting in Fort Dodge. Inspectors Here To Check Fire Hazards The Kossuth County Mutual Fire Insurance Association have two men, £ D Anderson and E. B. Peterson, inspecting farm buildings and advising the owners where they nnd nre hazards This work Is earned on in coii- junciicn with the Fanners Mutua Re- ituurance Association al Grinnell, la. Th£ inspection work In this county * Srt o a state plan, to help lower farm fire waste. The inspecting of buildings C, this county will wte »W 1 ' 0 * 1 ™* :» two w,eks. Nut all building, la the county ure being inspected at thu, tune. Whittemore Public School Has Opened Whittemore: The public scliuol °P- ened Monday muruUig. The folio* ",« teacher* -re Inching: wipen-- i-nt F J. KochforU. Whlilejiiore; ce. Hurley. Klkuder; Vcruu Kiu Norway; MUdred Undstioin, All* it C'ilv Nellie Saiiiilia, Boone. academy uko opened Spencer Getting Ready for Fair Word comes from Sepncer »hac work on the grounds and buildings of the Great Clay County Fair is progress- Ing very rapidly. A crew of fifty men are cutting the grass, painting the posts and buildings, and getting the barns and exhibit buildings ready for occupancy. Concession space !s almost entirely sold out. Herds of livestock never before entered already have their stalls reserved. The race track is in marvelous shape and everything is in readiness to care for the enormous crowds expected from September 10th to 15th inclusive. Season tickets are already being sold. Grandstand sea;, tickets were placed on sale Saturday morning, September 1st. Those desiring seats are urged to make reservations early as many were disappointed after driving to the Spencer Fair last year. Corn Loan Extension Made Until Jan. 1 To obtain a further extension of thei government corn loans functioned by the Commodity Credit Corporation, from September 1 to January 1, 1935, borrowers must nil out and return to the Commodity Credit Corporation a prescribed form of extension agreement not later than Oct. 1, according to word received by County Agent G. A. Bonnstetter. Before getting this extension borrowers will be required to provide satisfactory storage for the corn until March 1, 1935, free of cost to the government, and in the event they desire to sell their corn subsequent to Sept. 15, to first offer it for sale at the local elevator market price to such agency of the United States government as Commodity Credit Corporation may designate by public announcement. An extension agreement designated as "CCC Corn Form P" Is now being printed and a copy will be furnished to each borrower at an early date. Twenty Years Ago News (Taken from the Upper Des Molnes- R«publlcan for the week of September 9, 1914) There were twenty-three cases cited for trial at the Kossuth County District court which was to convene on the 14th. There were, however, no criminal cases. The Upper DCS Molnes-Republlcan office had been in a little flutter of excitement since the previous Monday noon when a nine pound ba'jy girl had been born to Mr. and Mrs| B. J. Backus. The Kunz Brothers' general store at Wesley had been almost totally destroyed by flre of unknown origin the previous Sunday morning. A loss to the stock had been estimated at between $10,000 and $15,000. The house of Mr. and Mrs. NcJs Larson had been broken Into and n sum of about $15 had own taken. A warning had been issued to Algona that the city was filled with strangers at that time, especially during the fair. No word had been heard from Fllo Poarch, who had been visiting In Germany and it was feared that he might have been pressed into the German army or shot as a spy. Mr. Poarch had been a German citizen but was at that time a naturalized American citizen. The Kossuth County Fair was on during that time and the display of livestock and poultry was largfr than ever before. A new ticket office had been placed at the east gate on the north which was expected to do much to avoid the rush of previous years. The new land added to the grounds was expected to greatly assist In handling the automobiles and the Jam of the previous two years was to be prevented. Monday but St. Paul'" Luihcrttfc will not open uutij Sept. r. COAL Delivered NOW at Lower Prices Bots ford Peerless Finest coal in the country, and we urge you to have your winter's .supply put iu now as it will eliminate all of your winter worry and will save yon money, for the market will he considerably higher per ton later on in (lie year. Visit our booth in the Floral Hall and guess on the half ton of coal. BOTSFORD Lumber Co. Phone 2;~>ti Jim 1*00!, Mgr. KOSSUTH FARMS AND FOLKS Louis Smith and Edward Allen. FtoH Representatives (By Loots Smith) . J. L. Miller, thte new manager ot the North Iowa elevator at Titonka was pretty busy the other aftefrnooti Then I stopped In ,o see him, but (It :ourse he had time ;o subscribe for 'Iowa's Best Weekly" thereby enrolling ilmseif and family with the large and growing family of The Algona Upper Des Mointcs. Mr. Miller and family moved to Tltonka from Havelock, Iowa, at which place he was manager of the North Iowa Elevator. Mr. Miller is well liked by the people who know him and is known to deal fairly by giving honest weight and right prices. —o— W. P. Stenzel, manager of the Titonka winning kittenbali team is a busy man this summer. In fact with his official duties and his farm it keeps him Jumping. Bill remarked that he had a couple of big games lined up for the near future but didn't, know just when they would take place. —o— Ii. Nitz, who lives north of Lakota on the Elmore road was home the other afternoon wh«n I was out in that neighborhood so as he is an old subscriber I stopped in for a short visit which we had to cut rather short as Mr. Nitz is a stock buyer and you know how busy these boys are at this time of the year. While at the North Iowa elevator at Tltonka last week, Oscar Miller, who has a feed grinding elevator across from the North Iowa, came over and we had a short visit. During our conversation Mr. Miller remarked that his daughter, Hazel, left Sunday for Des Moines wher e she will enter the Iowa Lutheran hospital for nurses' training. —o— Joe FWwrtton, •well known auctioneer, who farms southwkst Jbf Swea City, was sorting out some hogs In preparation lor putting them in the fattening pen the other afternoon when I stopped there. Joe must have quite a' few pigs this year as we sorted out close to 30 old sows to fatten. Joe also had several loads of alfalfa hay to put up that afternoon. Seems like every time I'm there Joe and the boys are putting up hay. (By E. O. Allen) White In Wesley recentlyl stopped to take on a little gas. land visited a few I minutes with James -lodges, who oper- i<es tlrf Standard Oil station at the .vest side of that 'own. James says I Miat things ilways inppon at once. He .vas fixing n tire and wo or three more ar.s drove In. This s all in a lifetime. James. —o— James II. Johnson, who operates the meat market at LuVerne, seems to be enjoying a good trade as usual. Of course h« always has a good line of meats. While In the shop the other day, James said I should send them the Algona Upper Des Moines. —o— A. J. Seller, living sooth of sexton is going to discontinue farming and will operate a pool hall at Nashua. M. H. Seller will operate the place A. J. Is now on. We wish both the Sellers success in their changes. Joe J. Cink jnst northwest of St. Benedict, was putting up hay the day I called. Joe says he will have plenty of fesd and hay Is a good price. The day I called on Mr. Herns Jnst east of Wesleyv he was getting ready to get a sheep from the field. Be- said dogs had attacked it the night before he thought. Thle other day I stopped in to see Fred Eden north of Wesley. Fred was putting up alfalfa hay. It was close to the barn so he was just using one sling. Fred showed me a couple of colts he had raised. They are two and three years old and ar? fine looking colts. school manual training and director of Boy Scout work; Miss Mattle Warner of Hurt, part time teacher of high school manual training. Iver Nordln is the new Janitor and began work July 1. Mrs. C. 3. Coffin was 111 Saturday and Sunday. Mrs. J. P. Cunningham has been ill for several days. Mrs. J. O. Clapsaddle entertained the sewing circle Thursday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Jess Thoreson and daughter spent Sunday at Farnham- vllle. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Ladendorf drove to the Art Tietz home south of Algona Sunday. A large number of Burt people attended the celebration at Lakota on Saturday. Merrill Miller had a party Thursday of last week in honor of his ninth birthday. Bernard Weaver of Sexton will stay with Mrs. Ida Anderson and attend school this year. Miss Lura Sewlck kit Saturday for Forest City where she will teach in the sixth grade. Mrs. Paul Moore accompanied her son, D. W. to Cedar Rapids where she will visit two weeks. Edwin Polhemus came up from D;s Moines Saturday to visit his parents. He Is in the CCC work there. The Legion Auxiliary ladies met at the home of Mrs. Fred Ringsdorf for a work meeting Friday aftsrnoon. Raymond Carter, Darrel Riddle and Wm. Stewart came over from Forest City to spend the wfcek end wtth their parents. Miss Lorraine Kollasch left Saturday for Mason City where she will take a business course at the Hamilton School of Commerce. Eugene Radake celebrated his seventh birthday Saturday by entertaining a number of his friends. Mrs. Rn- dake served a nice lunch. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Perrish and two little daughters and Wlllard Stow came up from Newton Saturday to visit their parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Stow. Miss Viva Cunningham of Etrnore spent the week end here with her Students Seeking Part Time Work There are a number of students who want work of any kind, preferably for their board and room. Anyone who would have a position to offer to such students are asked to communicate with Supt. O. B. Laing at the office at the high school building. Supt. Laing asks that communications with him, cither by telephone or in person, be made as soon as possible. Any student having second hand books that they wish sold are asked to turn them In to the office at tha high school building on Friday and Saturday of this week. All students of the seventh grade are asked to meet Friday morning at nine o'clock at th« high school building. Miss Hattie Wilson, who Is to take charge of that grade this year, will, at that time, show the pupils around the building and explain the studies they are to have during the coming school year. Burt School Year Under Way; Mr. Weir is Superintendent Burt: School started thjs week with the following instructors: Miss Eva Whitney, first and second grades; Miss Mildred Anderson of Milford, Iowa, third and fourth grades; Miss Frances Vaughn, Rolfe, fifth and sixth grades; Miss Alice Elghm.? of Shannon City, principal of Junior high school, teacher of English and grammar and director of dramatics; Miss Charlotte Warrior of Blackton, JoWa, teacher at home economics and type writing; MiJs Erna Baars of Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin, teacher of public school music, English and general science; Sigurd Fardal, Stanhope, Iowa, teacher of history and social science, Latin and director of instrumental music; M. C. Bowie of Zearing, lowm, principal of high school, tenchrr of mathematics, science and coach of athletics; Donald Weir, of Burt, superintendent, teacher of science and Junior high USED CARS Hm Chevrolet coach 192.0 Chevrolet coach Model T Ford sedan Algona Auto Market West of Court House cousin, Arline Daniels, She went to Algona Tuesday to vl»it her grandmother, Mrs, Fannie Cunningham. Mr. and Mrs. Rny Lndendorf of Algona spent Sunday evening at the home of Rfty's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Ladendovf. They had been to Lake Okobojl over the wesk end. Mrs. Bess Allen of Galena, Kansas, and Miss Lora Allen of Flttsburg, Kansas, spent Friday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Ladendorf. The ladies are cousins of Mrs. Ladendorf. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ringsdorf, Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Boettcher and Trd Ringsdorf left Monday morning for Newark. Ntotfth Dnktota, where they will visit the Ross and Earl Ringsdorf families. Mrs. W. A. Ladendorf, Mrs. Lloyd Bartlett and daughter, Lucille, Mifs Lora Allen and Mrs. Bess Allen drove to Alpona where they visited recently at the N. E. Bartlett and Raymond Reid homes. Mrs. Walter Sorensen is at Savan- nah, Missouri, where she Is receiving treatment. Mr. Sorensen, who went down with her, came back Friday to g<t Mrs. Sorense.n's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Bierstedt. Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Ward ww* called to Buffalo Center Monday by the death of Mrs. Ward* Wether, Henry Frierenborfc. Mr. Friezenborg had been 111 for ft number of years with heart trouble. Word was received here last week of the death of Billy Schmidt, the two and n half year old son of Elmer Schmidt, who recently visited his mother, Mrs. Louise Schmidt and hlfl slstrr. Mrs. F,d Thaves of this place. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Ttenary and three children returned home Friday from their trip to the Black Hills and other points. They also visited Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Lorck af. Arnegard, North Dakota. Mrs. Trenary and Mrs. Leeck are sisters. Read The Want Ada—It Pnys. Money to Loan Town and City Loans—Kossuth County Reasonable interest, pay back in small amounts by tbe niontb. A safe, sure and economical way to save. Build, repair, buy property, and bave it paid for in a short time. Repair and remodel now that, costs are low. Now Paying 5% Algona Building & Loan Association Member Federal Home Loan Bank, and never fne twain shall port Tnflrc around wire...tight twisted...* splice that will furry your telephone messages for years to come. Splicing wire* it only * part of one of the job* of providing telephone wrvlee ... but It, like others, must be done well. Linemen, engineers, builders, repairmen, testers, installers ... nearly 275,000 persons through- ont the country In scores of telephone jobs work together to provide the service yon have and use. 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