The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 13, 1934 · Page 11
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 11

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 13, 1934
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Awarded Highest Honors as "Iowa's Best Weekly Newspaper" By State University of Iowa, 1933 OFFICIAL CITY AND COtJNTY PAPER Jfflmnes TUTS ISSUE 2.R75 Established 18G5 ALGONA, TOWA. THURSDAY. DECEMBER i:t. 1!W Section Two VOL. :«.—NO. 50 "Reserved" License Plates Hobby of Many Kossuth Motorists EVEN NUMBER 13 GETS CALL FROM JAMESF.FINLEY Martin Duffy, Whittemore is No. 1; Senator Dickinson No. 2; Lusby No. 3 Most proplo linvc hobbles nnrt hnh- »s—and getting a certain license plate number is one of those thnt seems to gain favor with each passing rear. Elliott Kulancler, llccnsr; rr-Htra- tion deputy In the county treasurer's office, has been on the Jump the past two weeks, reserving private numbers, as well as issuing the new 1935 Iowa license plates. The colors of the new plates are blue and white, white letters on a blue background, and the 1935 numbers are already beginning to appear on cars. Reservatlcns for numbers ore made for various reasons. Some just because of custom—others want the same license numbers as the number of their telephone—others want numbers they can remember easily In case of auto theft. Martin Duffy, father of M. J. Duffy, county treasurer, will have license num- 1» 1 In Kossuth county. L. J. Dickinson, U. B. senator, gets license plate number 2. James P. Flnley of Algrna tan't superstitious; he gets license 13, the one held by Rev. Muhleman of Algona this year. Rere are some of the low numbers. •.'lid !•<"<• rvrd miTT'b'irs for r.:3-• 1—Martin Puffy. Whitt<-mnfe. 2 U .1. Dickinson. :j-K. W. Lus'oy. 4--W. H. Grover, Burt. 5—Joe Balk. c—Grace Shirley. 7—Willis Cctton, Lone Rock. n-Mrs. J. H. Brechtbill. 10—E. J. Murtagh. 11—HilSert Severiens. 12—Jo. n l>. Gerb?r. 13—James P. Finley. M—M. K. Polherrms. 1.1—Leslie O. McEnrce. 20—Olaf Fiinnemark. 30—Guy Beemer. 50—Conrad Knecht. 55—J. A. McDonald. 70—Swan Nelson. 88—Rev. R. C. Swanson. 90—R. B. Waller. 100—Hugo Meyer. 101—D. D. Paxson. Ill—R. D. Smith. 125—Frank HardcofT. 130—Frank Van Patten. 131—C. F. Frimml. 136—G. R. Sjogren. 137—O. R. SJogfen. 139—Eugene Murtagh. 144—Fred Christ. 150—Edward Schemmel. 151—Zella Nugent. 155—Merle Holt. 16fr—A. J. MoUne. 171—RobC C. Braatz. 178—Fred Nelson. 190—Ed Meyer. 197—Wm. Garry. 200—C. L. Fitch. 218—K. M. Christensen. 222—Dr. F. L. Adam*. 250—A. J. Berens. 257—W. A. Dutton. 287—J. D. Lowe. 305—Dr. R. A. Evans. 306—T. H. Holme*. 312—Mrs. F. 8. Thompson. New Postmistress At Swea City Auto Supplies Heaters Batteries Radiators Alcohol, 49c gal Prestone Tire Chains REPLACEMENT Pistons and Rings — Gears — Axel Shafts Bearings and Brake Lining AUTO GLASS Window Glass A complete line of standard merchandise and we save you money. Joe Greenberg l l _ . _ ^_ -. T_. Phone 118 Algona, Iowa —Cut Mason City G.-Qazette Mrs. Ida E. Larson 333—H. N. Kruse. 350—Ben Krme. 400—Paul C:dy. 404—Matt Lamuth. 412—Rev. English. 417—Nick Ocngler. 427—Judge Qunrton. 431—Roy Richardson. 437—E. P. K«lth. 440—Mrs. T. P. Harrington. 444—Ed. Edwards. 500—Gene Hutchlns. 555—Fred Dlckman. 600—J. O. Clapsaddle. 668—Guy Carlson. 700—Grace Turner. 702—R. H. Miller. 777—Emil Anllker. 800—John TJken. 834—CSarl Pearson. 842—H. D. Clapsaddle. 900—Prank Oelgel. 960—George Johnson, 1000—Julius Kunz. 3000—M. E. Warner. 6655—Win. Shirley. Peeks Returning Home Mr. tod Ur*. GKtt J>Mk Wh0 were injund ia «n mu to Mofattnt near Chattanooga. Tenneafcw, a few •weeks ago. will be glad to know that x>th are recovering nicely from their Injuries and were supposed to reach Minneapolis last Sunday. The Peeks planned to stay a week there with relatives and hoped to be able to moke a short visit in Algona before returning to their home In Portland, Oregon. Naming of Wesley In Pioneer Days Recalled in History •'•.•0:1 City Clob:'-Ciii70'te: Weslry ; ' • !' .ck to the fall of 1871 rviul Us ' . •' v -' 'i i.; ic-c'fdi'd from a fe\v rcnr< .i../," 1 '; \o 1.000 nnd inck n<::iin t] TiOD In 18G3. the Chicun.o. Milwaukee, St. Frail inilroa-.i ws.s .slowly beinn: laid thrnn.;h Kos u'lh c:unty wit'i it; fir-t trains west in the fall of 1370. A station and section house wrie eretf-d lu rarly 1!!70 by a man nam:d r.nd in his memory the l>e';an (-"> flourish. Wesley township dates bnck to Juno 5, 1871. when it, was plotted by (lie bn.ird of Fiipon-isor* with !'s first . c et- tler. A. K. Kennedy, coining here In 1RG5. Tile government post office was rpfiicd in 1871 with S. n. Orm.sby. the first postmaster. Coinstock ajid Baker erected the first store in 1873 with the .second building erected being a 24 by 24 foot hotel famously known as the "W-:sley House." Warehouse Was Built Then followed S.S.Bossforcl who denlt in grain service nnd built a ware house fcr this purpose. The first coal dealer was M. Taylor with George W. Eddy operating the first livery. Frank Hume established a lumber and coal enterprise. The Exchange State bank in celebrating its golden anniversary last May recalled the second small store managed by P. M. Butts, father of the present local banker, Guy M:. Butts, who received his first bookkeeping experiences in his lather's store where cash deposits were left In their safe keep- Ing. The first depositor, Nathan Studer, is one of Wesley's oldest and most respected citizens of today. Hugh Mc- Cutchln and Lawson began successful mercantile careers, and both at present hare members of their families In present day Wesley circles. Hay Pressing Center Var years, beginning In 1880, Wesley's popularity aa a hay pressing center was spread far and wide and did much to attract the growing population until It reached the 1,000 marie. McCutchln and Sexton began the business with a second press being started In 1882 by Edward Kunz, ST.. whose children to this day have some °C the best established businesses In the town In 1893 R. B. Hopkins began bis du- "Se Cityans Wi 1 ! c America First" in three 'ff <o (lie (o information cnir'nl :ijwrs list wcv't, then«'e n < i(y l>ny<s \\'.\n arr ron-jblne business tvil!> iil vrr- /Vmr, »< :i !iv>> monllis. Tl;ry ,'ir<- Pan retrrson, Grrjror Oio:n and .Arlle Dirm, and (!'<•.• :I:P ft-'Tlini* a lotir «il?i (lip "Mp\'V> SJavkpcI Marvels," (ravelins; basKct- hiill (rnm. The Sv.ra City HrrnW slatril livii trrrk (hp (OHTII has lirrn prir- ticinc at (Vnt:al City. Kpntu:Uy, anil w.m In open its whPilnV I' 1 '' week n'riirrsl (lip Wp"=(rrn Kentucky Trachrrs College at Unwling Ore-;'". Tin-re arc only Ihp nicft on Ih••quail, and if Rets laid out, Ihi- (ram krrps rlffht nn Rtiinir wifh four mpn. Truly an "Iron Man" ajjcn-e- K a I ion. Games have brcn booked In Ohio. Pennsylvania, New York, Tennessee, Gem-ffia^ I^nlMana, Alibamn ami the southwest. |finy of thU seal. II is r.r ;I'H'>n In find their own w | :!v .•••;)!•.•. The wi ; r thinr. i now.' 1 Huches jrnve no comfort i: InnnT; relvir.e for he^p uwn t''.o netion of the federal ;w:Tn;m-n; in i.i!;in<T onti n< on cribs of corn from whi-h ;:>-eil ran b- 'r'l'r'i .1. H j; nnl. In lv> n::p"c!ivi the federal rnvern-re'it will nrt'i- :i : l" b;iy nnd re^ll ''hi-, s> rd. he s.iU. F^yery j;ro\vcr, wilh t!i" pn-r,ili!e i'X- tcvti n cf i host' in limited nroa-- of ."•••inhern Irwn. will nerd to find his •nvn feed corn. Thp problem I; nnln-r to be pariiru- '•M'i'- :MMI(I-> in iib!]ii!iii"<T Feed, of tlio rrop.-; man noinlcd out. Tlih year's timothy FOIV! crop \vn.i the smnllrst on rcTdt-cl. nn,! >'bo ford i.s .'olllii'; fcir uior.' []';i:i S"J a ! undrcd. Thp avrrnge c'.'^i f.•'• i t!:"r years Is nbout $4. \Vi(.h l.lio red clover seed crop only 50 r;rr rein normal, the pric-o is double (lint of 1'v;' year. Swppt. clover is .'till Mio ciieapest seed available. Peterson Studio Iowa riioTO<in.\rii FOU Ifav- thrm in.ide o^rly. Our ftu- lito is open Sunaay nnd. evenings I'.v nppi'iulnv nt until Christmas for your conv< niencc. WILL F. BROWN, Manager «-&o tie* aorred a* cta- ,«rM>rt time Honored at Ames Walter Prazer of Algona, graduate student In physics at Iowa State College, Amea, has been elected president of the life saving corps at the school, he wOf be eligible tar * pension, lent. M. J. COlby was Wesley's first teacher, in 1873, and WM followed a few years later by Herbert Quick, nationally known author and scholar. The First Methodist church was organized by Obed Robinson In 1873 who formed a class of six members. The Catholic church has Its beginning dated 1891 with Father H. O. Eckert of St. Benedict. Soon thereafter a <hird church w«a started, the Congregational church. Seed Prices May Double in Spring; Urge Ordering Now Probability that prices of field seed next spring will be double what they are now, and that In some communl- .ies the necessary eeed will not be »ad at any price, was voiced this week by H. D. Hughes, Iowa State College arm crops head. Particularly, he believes, will soybean wlces rocket. There Is every reason o believe that soybean seed now sell- ng for less than a dollar a bushel will cost from 91.75 to $2 or more next spring, be says. "The Corn Belt crops this year was large, but with the favorable prices for soybean meal this crop is being milled rapidly. With serious chinch bug infestation the demand for soybean seed in Iowa will be many times that of any previous year. "Seventy-five per cent of the Iowa farmers have no seed oats from their own bins,'' the college extension ser vice reported after a recent survey. To this Hughes adds; "The federal government baa bought up many busbela of the best seed In- Iowa' and ba« sent it to ottiw state* to worse condition. "Iowa fanners cannot hope to get Professor Hughes suggested substituting red top for timothy In some _ „ seeding mixtures In which It has prcv- Frazer was formerly captain of the, ed itself, for the seed iupply is normal. college swimming team. Efficient Repair Work Jtor thirty-one years we've had t reputation for doing better work at fairer prices. That reputation we guard and will continue to Rtiard. It Is your guarantee . of dependable service. When you need plumblnn service Just coll us for Immediate attention. Holtzbauer's Tin Shop Plumbing, Heating, Sheet Metal 117 8. Dcxlg* Phone 83 43-U WUVWtfVUWWWWVWWAVVV -- Those Who Appreciate Lady Nicotine will 'certainly' be delighted to receive-a-gift frotn our attractive assortment of tobaccos' and smoking accessories. We've everything any aittokeT could possibly want, and they're quality values that'll say MERRY CHRISTMAS in a cheery way to everyone who is fortunate enough to receive a gift. Here Are a Few Suggestions Cigars Box of 5-10-25 or 50 Holiday Wrapping 1 Pipes full assortment, all styJcs, all brands 25c and up Smoking* Tdbaoco- All brands in Holiday Wrapping- Cigarettes rChoioe of all brands in jrHoliday wrapping, an always welcome gift Cigarette Cases—Tobacco Pouches Smokers' Accessories The SMOKE SHOP END That Wild Goose Chase This Christinas Do your Christmas rho*-*- ; -" in an easy and sensible manner this year. Here's how: Shop through the columns of The Algona Upper Des Moines- Here the best values of the Christmas season are presented for your consideration. You will find suggestions galore for everyone on your Christmas gi r t list. You can make your selections leisurely in the comfort of your cozy armchair—and you can depend upon the descriptions of the merchandise offered through Upper Des Moines advertising pages. Save time this pleasant way, then you can make your purchases quickly and easily and without confueion- Study the values offered weekly in the Upper Des Moines during the holiday shoop'naf season. They'll give you many suggestions on choosing suitable gifts and help you get the most out of your Christmas budget To The Merchant: This newspaper, through <he Chicago Tribune Advertising service to which we ;ire a subscriber, offers you without cost the most modern, up-to-date cut and layout service in Kossuth county. Let it heir) von with your advertising plans. I. The Algona Upper Des Moines Display Advertising 1

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