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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 19, 1936
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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, May 19,1936 ST. JOE BETROTHED HONORED AT PRE-.NUPT1AL BRIDAL SHOWERS Julia Thilges, Bertha Thul Will Wed Next Week St. Joe: A shower In honor of Miss Julia Thilire.1, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Thilges was given Sunday, May 17, in the St. Joe hall. Miss Thilgc-E will be married to Laurence RoiMann, son of Mr. and Mrs. Nick Bormann, Sr., en May 26 in the 31 Joseph Cath- clir church. Miss Bertha Thul. only daughter of Mr. md Mrs George Tiu'. will be rmrried on May 2 . in St. Joseph's Catholic church to Peter Becker, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Becker. A pre-nuptial shower will be RUTH in honor of Miss Thul on Thursday afternoon, May 21, in the St. Joe Hall. At Whittemore Play A number from this vicinity attended "Sunshine Lane," the senior class play at the Presentation Academy at Whittemore Sunday evening. Pauline and Marvin Weydert, daughter and son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Weydert, were two of the characters in the play. They are well known in this vicinity. At Weddlnsr Dunce A large number from this vicinity attended a wedding dance in Livermore In honor of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Brown. Mrs. Brown was Mildred Gronbach. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Gronbach of Livermore. The young couple was married last Thursday at Siblcy, Iowa. Music for the dance was furnished by Miller and hi* orchestra from Rolfe. Adeline Erpclding is spending severnl days this week at the Adolph Fuhrmann home. Mrs. Mary Rrpclding ard family from Whittemoro w:-re callers in this vicinity Tuesday evening. The Hammer Texaco service station in St. Joe is getting a new coat of paint, white with green trim. The inside of the station is to b? refinished and painted. Mrs. Lucy Wagner nn/1 son. Nicholas, Mr. and Mrs. John B. Reding and family, Mr. and Mr.*. Ted Wagner and daughter. Mr. and Mrs. James Reding. Mr. and Mrs. Oo. Wagner, Mr. and Mrs. Orville Wagner, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Besch and Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Wagner were Sunday evening supper guests at the Nick Reding home near Whittemore. LuVerne Cemetery Group Preparing Memorial Plans Lu Verne: Another social event of the week was the May meeting of the Cemetery Association at the city hall with Mesdames Carrie Colcman, D. C. Toohcy and Milton Worby, hostesses. Over thirty women were present and plans were made for making of wreaths for Decoration Day. The annual meet- Ing of the society will be held in June. Mrs. D. Voss will be hostess and will be assisted by Mrs. Peter Thompson, Mrs. Wm. Woito and Mrs. I. H. Benedict. Mrs. Voss has been hostess at the meeting for many years and will act in this capacity at the city hall instead of her 'home as the attendance at these meetings has grown so large that few private homes can accommodate the group. First Visit 17 Year* David Phillips, Colorado Springs, spent last week with his brother, S. F. Phillips. This is his first visit here since he went to Col- 01 ado Springs 17 years ago. Saturday, 18 reported as recovering nicely. ' Mrs. Harry Llchty, Mrs. H. R. Larrimer and Mrs. Cecil Williams will entertain the Methodist Ladies' Aid at the hall Wednesday. The Presbyterian Ladies met with Mrs. Rosa Steussy for work last Wednesday, then were served lunch by Mrs. Wm. Biglngs at the City Cafe, Mrs. Fred Hinz was hostess to the Lutheran Aid Thursday afternoon. =Mo d e r n -— -. > Assures Individual Care Cleaning For Each Garment No two dresses you possess art- alike. Their colors, weaves and fabrics are different. If they are to retain their individuality and that cherished look of newness and heauty, each must he treated acciT linp; to its particular characteristics. You are assured of this individual treatment at the Modem. The tvp'>, color and condition of the fabric dictate the exact clean- inti method to be used. Send your garments to us rep;- nraly and be assured they will last- longer. Phone 537 Modern Dry Cleaners Tuesday Club Meets Basketry was the subject under discussion at the meeting of the Tuesday club last week. Mrs. I. H. Benedict was hostess and Mrs. Carrie Colcman read a paper on the topic and led the discussion. Sixteen members and four guests were present and Mrs. Fred Merkle and Mrs. Arthur Benschoter joined the club at this meeting. Mrs. Emil Meyer and Jennie Mason assisted the hostess in serving refreshments. Union School's Program Pleases Large Audience Union: The program held at District 4, Friday evening, was a great success. The play, "Izzy- bloom's School of Acting" was very well presented and the cast deserves much credit for their cooperation with the teacher, Miss Slaughter. The program consisted of a dialogue by Paul and Lee Schenck; a farm drill by eight school children; music on their guitars by Elmer and Albert Peter nnd piano m,usic by Mrs. Frank Thompson. Lunch was sold and a neat sum realized. Herman Willrett is director. Miss Elsie Woods, a former Lu- Verne teacher, who has been at Emmetsburg the past six year*), will teach at Ames next year, according to reports. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Harry Fleming last week on Monday. The Flemings are making their home at present with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Tiede. Dr. and Mrs. H. D. Meyers spent Thursday and • Friday in Des Moines attending the state osteopathy convention. The J. L. Llch- tys were also business visitors in DCS Moines Wednesday. Mrs. Irwin Hof was taken to Forest City last week Monday, where she is receiving medical treatment. Mrs. Harold Sorensen, who had an appendectomy at a Fort Dodge hospital a week ago DANCE •C- V 7 D IT 1 BALL ROOM O \J IV. U CLEAR LAKE FREDDY MARTIN and his Radio Orchestra WED., MAY 20 $1.10 per person all tax incl. FREDDIE MAUCK. SAT. 26c and 60c all tax incl. CARL WEST. SUNDAY 26c and 40c all tax incl. OLD TIME DANCE Every Friday 26c per person tax incl. VOTE FOR M. J. DUFFY ('andidate for County Treasurer of Kossuth County, on the Democratic ticket. Primary Election, June 1. "A ('oiitiiuird A'liiiini>lr;tt inn • >f llmirslv and Kfficicnrv" School Visiting Day Mary Fraser, teacher of District No. 1, held Wednesday of last week as Visiting Day. All the mothers of the children were present and the innovation was greatly appreciated. Irene Norris of Eldora, is here visiting her sister, Mrs. John Long, Jr. Clifford Pelleymounter spent Thursday evening with friends at Emmetsburg. Mrs. Nick Krieps and daughter, Martha, attended a shower for Julia Thilges at St. Joe Sunday. Mrs. Leo Keefe (Martha Zentner) Winnebago, Minn., stopped briefly j at the Mrs. Mary Keefe home on Thursday enroute to the funeral of her grandmother, Mrs. Matt Baumgartner at LuVerne. She was accompanied by her sister, Cloye, and brother, Sam, Jr., and wife and daughter. Club Homecoming Held at LuVerne LuVerne: A homecoming for the former members of the J. J. club was held Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Ed Dehnert instead of the customary guest day party. The singing of "Auld Lang Syne" by the entire group was the opening number on the program, after which the president, Mrs. Carl Goetsch gave a welcome to the guests. Mesdames Wm. and Albert Heftl, Irvin and Harry Lichty, accompanied by Mrs. Dehnert sang two quartette selections. "Don't Take Too Much For Granted" was the name of the one act play given by Mesdames Lloyd Zentner, Lawrence Miller, Bernard Wolf and Paul Phillips. This was followed by a piano duet played by Mrs. Dehnert and Mrs. Chas. Wolf. A social hour followed with games and contests. Letters from former members living out of town were read and reminiscences given by those present. The club was organized in 1922 and about 45 women have been members, although the membership at present is twenty. The guests Friday were Mrs. I. H. Benedict, Mrs. D. H. Wermer- son, Mrs. Lee Lichty, Mrs. Edward Hof, Mrs. J. L. Lichty, Mrs. Arthur Hof and Mrs. E. C. Woito. REPORT OF CITY OF ALGONA, IOWA For Fiscal Tear Ending March 81, 1938 To C. W. Storms, Auditor of State: This Is to certify that the Information given In this Schedule Is complete and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief. Dated May 11, 1936. ADAH CARLSON, City Clerk. RECEIPTS From April 1st, 1935 to March 31st, 1938 A B C D Total E Grand Total 1. County Tax— a. Gen. Government b. Ind. Divisions $ 8.095.56 . 17,640.41 Total 2. Office Receipts— b. Poll Tax $ 617.00 c. Business License .... 596.10 d. Beer License 1,500.00 e. Cigarette License.... 1,387.50 f. Dog License 110.00 g. Fines, fees for'tures 9.00 n. Tranfers 20,000.00 r. Other office receipts 114.30 $23,735.97 Total 3. Street Department— f. Sewers & Sew. Dis. $ 1,072.16 124,333.90 Total Rentals Sales Miscel. Total 4. Municipal Industries— a. Water Works $15,290.64 $ 1,321.08 $ 600.00 $17,211.72 b. Elec. Light Wks 73,522.74 6,493.37 3,663.12 83,679.23 h. Parks-bath beach 1,738.41 1,738.41 I. Mis.—Fires 180.75 180.75 $ 1,072.16 Legion, Auxiliary to Meet Thursday, Swea A joint meeting or American Legion and Auxiliary at Swea City, will be held Thursday evening, May 21st. County Commander Johnson haa been very fortunate in securing Frank E. Wenig, labor commissioner of Iowa, and Captain John Quigley. Veterans' placement representative of the U. S. Employment service of Des Moines for this meeting. They together with the program which Swea City is preparing will guarantee a very good evening and one which no ex-service man or Auxiliary member can afford to miss. Earl S. Kinsey i Duke) 1 )ciiiurrat ir ('ainlidatf for CLERK OF COURT Kossuth County Your .support at the June Primary will he sincerely appreciated. 20-21* NATIONAL LUBRICATE FOR SAFETY WEEK MAY 23-30 UNDER TERMS OF THE DIAMOND TRIAL BOND FOR BETTER SERVICE Diamond Products are all rigidly uuiir- anteed to «ive \ou better pt-rforra^nce and service. Under the terms ot the Diamond Trial Bond, you can tert D-X and D-X Ethyl — the c\c!u*ivel\ difierenr lubricating motor fueh ... or Diamond 76C — the pioneer heat-rei-isting motor oil, without raking a cer.t cf your money. Make a trial purchase today — at any D-X or Diamond station. Your money back if the products do not deliver better performance and service! i 0*j> AMD-; t ETHYL of the K£S #ft f #ei BIO MID-CONTINENT PETROLEUM CORPORATION Union No. 7 PTA Meets on Friday Four Corners: The Union No. 7 P. T. A. met recently at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Drnyton with 34 present. A poem was read by Mrs. Edna Mitchell. B. A. Genrich sang two solos accompanied at the piano by Mrs. Genrich. Margery Drayton played a piano solo. The guests were Glen Johnson, Walter Rich, Mrs. Robert Ward, Mrs. Wm. Rich and Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Genrich, Algona. Mrs. Genrich organized the local unit six years ago when she was teacher. The next meeting will be with Mr. and Mrs. Noble Mitchell, May 23. It will be the last meeting of the year. Leo Sabin Wins Second Leo, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Sabin, entered the amateur contest at the State Theatre last Friday night and won second place. Leo plays a piano accordian. Heavy rains the first part of the week greatly benef.tted pastures, gardens and small grain In this vicinity. St. Benedict News Mrs. Orville Down and Mrs. John Raskopf were shoppers at Algona Tuesday. Diema Arndorfer who is employed at Algona was visiting home folks Sunday. Gene Erickson departed for Iowa City Sunday morning seeking aid for his dislocated hip. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Simmons of Alffona were gue»ia at the Emit Arndorfer home Sunday. Mrs. Herman Erickson was a lucky patron at the State Theatre, Saturday evning, receiving $5. Albert Simon employed at Bancroft, Lucille and Harriet of Algo- nu were home for over Sunday. Mrs. Mary Faabender and daughter and Eugene Hood were sightseer* at the recent tornado section Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Krickaon and Mrs. Erickson's brother, Bob 'Ben- tnfelder, visited at Swea City at the Sencfelder home Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. John Shea and children of Bancroft, '.he Torrine family of Swea City and the Olson family, LuVerne, were Sunday gui-sU at the Herman Erickson home. Ralph Dorr, who is employed at the EU Arndorfer home, was home with a friend for Sunday dinner, also Mr. and Mrs. Greg Studer were diner guesta at the Dorr home on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Mike Arend and ton, I'aul, and several of Mr. Ar- f-iui'si sisters were Sunday guests at the Arend home. Louisa Huschka. Johanna Recker and Arleene Kunktl were also entertained by the younger set. Total .... $102,810.11 7. Grand total of receipts for year ending March 31st, 1936 . $151,952.14 EXPENDITURES From April 1st, 1935 to March 31st, 1936 and Wages 1. General Government— a. City Officials $ 546.00 b. Audits c. Print. & Sta'ery .... d. Legal Expense g. Mun. League Exp. .h Other Exp A B C Salaries Betterments or Outlay Miscellaneous 411.07 599.94 400.00 20.00 678.94 Total 546.00 411.07 599.94 400.00 20.00 678.94 E Grand Total Total $ 546.00 $ 2,109.95 $ 2,655.95 $ 2,655.95 2. Protection of Life and Property— a. Police Dept $ 3,055.60 $ 481.15 $ 467.80 $ 4,004.45 b. Fire Dept 548.00 1,138.80 1,686.80 Total $ 3,603.50 $ 3. Health Department— b. Sewage and Disposal Plant, Sewers ....$ 889.56 c. Refuse & Garbage Disposal d. Miscel 481.15 $ 1,606.60 $ 5,691.25 $ 5,691.25 $ 847.67 $ 1,737.23 397.10 186.20 397.10 186.20 Total $ 889.56 4. Street Department— a. Genera) Expense . $ 2.25 b. Street cleaning .... 7,524.83 c. Paving 300.00 e. Sidewalks-Crossings g. St. Grading 512.05 i. Snow Removal 742.12 $ 1,430.97 $ 2,320.53 $ 2,320.53 $ 989.35 $ 991.60 1,144.93 2,403.64 11,073.40 300.00 81.90 81.90 512.05 742.12 Total $ 9,081.25 $ 1,144.93 $ 3,474.89 $13,701.07 $ 13,701.07 5. Municpal Industries— a. Water Works $ 8,274.40 $ 4,483.48 $ 2,702.90 $15,460.78 b. Elec! Light Wks 15,056.30 8,828.36 50,762.18 74,646*4 i. Parks-bath beach . 605.31 104.08 1,390.74 2,100.13 j. Library 2,400.00 2,400.00 1. Band 950.00 950.00 Total $24,886.01 $13,415.92 $57,255.82 $90,107.62 $ 95,557.75 Bonds Pd. InterstPd. Miscel. Total 6. General Bonds and Specials— b. Mule. Ind. Bonds $ 1,000.00 $ 840.00 $ 1,840.00 Total $ 1,840.00 $ 1,840.00 8. Grand Total of expenditures for year ending Mar. 31, 1936 $iai,768.B5 CASH TRANSACTIONS From April 1st, 1935 to March 31st. 1936 1. Cash on hand April 1, 1936 $137,189.18 2. Add: Grand total of receipts for year ending March 31, 1936 151,952.14 3. Total to be accounted for 289,141.32 4. Deduct: (a) Grand total of expenditures for year ending March 31. 1936 $12l,766., r >5 (b) Add: Warrants outstanding April 1, 1935 45.00 <di Less: Warrants outstanding March 31, 1SK16 . 45.00 <ei Total deductions $121,766.55 5. on hand March 31, 1936 . RKFORT OF >H:NIfII'AL INDEBTEDNESS $187,374.77 ATTORNEYS AT LAW R. J. Harrington J. HARRINGTON ft K> Rooms 212-14 First Natl Bk. Bldg. ALGONA, IOWA 9. L» BONAR ATTORNEY AT LAW Collections will receive prompt attention ALGONA, IOWA W. B. QUARTON H. W. MELLM ATTORNEYS AT LAW Office over Kossuth Co. SUU Bk. Office Phone, 427 ALGONA, IOWA A. HUTCHISON THEODORE C. HUTCHISOI* ATTORNEYS AT L,AW Qulnby Bldg. Phone 261 E. 3. VAN NESS-G. W. STILL-MAH LAWYERS Office over Iowa State Bank Phone 213-W Algona, low* Gaylord D. Shumway Edw. D. K«lly SHUMWAV * KELLY ATTORNEYS AT LAW Office over Qulnby A Krause Bldg. Algona, Iowa Phone W L. A. WINKEL ATTORNEY AT LAW Office In Qulnby Bldg. Phone 1M ALGONA, IOWA E. C. McMAHON ATTORNEY AT LAW Office over Quinby A Krauie Bldg. Algona, Iowa Phone 1» HIRAM a WHITE ATTORNEY AT LAW Office over Iowa State Bank Phone 206 P. A. DAN80N ATTORNEY AT LAW Office over Iowa State Bank Bldg. Office Phone 460-J Res. 318 ALGONA, IOWA J. W. Sullivan (dec'd) S. E. McMahon L. E. Linnan SULLIVAN, M'MAHON & LINNAN ATTORNEYS AT LAW Office over County Savings Bank ALGONA, IOWA CARROL A. WANDER ATTORNEY AT LAW Over Post-fflce Phone 60 PHYSICIANS * SURGEONS i. N. KENEFICK PHYSICIAN & SURGEON Office formerly occupied by Dr. A. L. Rist over Rexall Drug Store Office Phone 300 Res. Phone 330 ALGONA, IOWA C, H. CRETZMEYER, M. D. SURGEON * PHYSICIAN Office John Galbralth Bldg. Phone 444-310 MELVIN G. BOURNE PHYSICIAN A SURGEON Office over Post Office Bldg. Phones—Office 197 Res. 1M DR. C. C. 8H1ERK Chiropodist—Podiatrist FOOT SPECIALIST Over Chrfstensen's Store Phone 250 Algous DENTISTS DR. H. M. OLSON DENTIST Gas. Nnvocnlne used for extraction* Located over C'hristenscn store Phone, Business 1CA, Residence 7U ALGONA, IOWA DR. r. D. SCHAAJ; DENTIST » Quinhy Rldg. Phone 1S|' j Res. Phone 174 Algeria, Iowa CHARACTER OF OBLIGATION 1. General Bond Twenty Years Ago News • Tahen from the files of the Upper Lies Moines for the week of May 24, 1916) ( imiinnut'iiiriit exrrciiiev in the hisih school were being held that v.-n-k and the dtan of the State I'nivtrsity was the main speaker. J VV. Sullivan wa.<* to present the diplomas. The junior-senior banquet hail been held the previous week with a color scheme of blue k and reil used. * • * AMMC,im« mi-lit had been madr of Wilfred Caribou, son of Mr. and Mrs John Carl.,on. to Opal Wort- MI.uin. daughter of Mr. und Mrs. I'hark-.i Woitniann of (lermuniu. '1 lie marriage had laken place the lic'.ioui iJectmber. Mr. Carlson was employed as cashier ill the Karmeis & Drovers Ktute Bank. * • • Maroa Ki-itli had received meritorious honors in elocution work u.s a freshman iri Rockford College of MUMC and had received high I'lviise in the newspapers there. She W as to give a reading next week before a large audi<ncc. The reading was to be a scene from .Shakespeare's "As You Like It", between Rosalind and Orlando. * • • Six paving petition** were ill cir- '•ulittion in Algona to be presented to the city council at a future meet- ma The petitions called for nav- ing on Dodge street from Call to Klin; on Lucu* from Dodge to Jones; on Jones from Call to Ouk on. College from Thormgton to Minnesota; on Moore from Mc- (Jregor to College; on Wooster from State to two blocks north of the fairground*. PhiUipu street waa one that particularly needed paving from McGregor to the cemetery. Total Amount Outstanding April 1, 1935 $21,000.00 VALUATION OF PROPKRTV SUBJECT TO TAXATION On Assessment of January 1, 1935 Assessed and CLASS OF PROPERTY 1. Real Property 2. Personal Property 3. Railroad Property 4. Telephone, Telegraph and Express Companies Amount Paid Amount During Outstanding Year March 31. 1938 $1,000.00 $20,000.00 Taxable Value $1,734,603 282,540 78,161 19,960 Total Taxable Valuation of All Property (except Moneys and Credits 2,095,264 5. Total Taxable Valuation of Moneys and Credits 699,551 Total Taxable Value of all Property $2,794,815 Assessed valuation of agricultural lands in corporate limits subject to road tax only mills .760. Number of mills levied on agricultural lands Ifor Road Tax only> 1 mill. TAX LKVIE8 Made in August, 1935 Amount FOR WHAT PURPOSE LEVIED Mills of Levies 1. General Fund 1 2.5 5,238 2. Grading 3. Water j. Consolidated 4. Light 5. Sewer I 14. Fire Maintenance 24. Library 27. Natatoriurn 28. Park 37. Band 38. Road IJrag Levy In Mills 2.5 .737 1.25 .982 1 25 .982 1.25 . .884 . .491 . .5 .25 1.544 2,546 2,058 2,619 2,058 2,619 1,852 1,029 1,047 524 VETERINARIANS FOX & \VINKKL Dr. L. \V. Fox Dr. J. B. Winkel Office 220 West State Street Office Phone 475-W Res. 475-R ALGONA, IOWA W.B.CLARR. Total H-07 23.134 AMOUNT OF CASH IN BANKS AND IN TREASURER'S HANDS ON MARCH 31st, 1936 Available and Subject to Check Name of Bank—Town Amount Iowa State—Algona $167,374.77 LIST OK OFFICERS AND GKNKBAL INFORMATION Name of City or Town. Algona; Date of first incorporation 1872. Population (c-enus of 19SO) 3987; Date of second Incorporation 1888 Number of sq. acres in the corporation 2. OFFICERS Salary Term Term Per Annum Expires COUNCILMEN Expires 1937 W. A. White 1»37 VV. A. Foster 1937 1937 Frank Kohlhaas 1037 Leighton Misbach 1937 J. F. Ovcrmyer 1937 Tom Kain 1937 Mayor. C. F. Spet-ht $300.00 Clerk, Adah Carlson 1,620.00 Treasurer. H. L. Gilmore 40.00 Solicitor. J. L. Bonar 50.00 Engr. C. E. Chubb City Supt. J. W. Kelly 3,060.00 1937 1937 1937 1937 VALUE OF .MUNICIPAL POSSESSIONS ITEMS Valuations 1. Municipal Buildings $77,000 3. Fire Department 5,000 5. Equipment of Streets arid alleys 3,000 J2. Electric Light Works 146.000 13. Water Works 80,000 H. Libraries—a. Land and buildings 20,000 b. Books, furniture & apparatus, $5,000 Cowles endowment .. 10,000 15. Parks, a. Land and buildings 10,000 16. Investments—Pool bonds, $20,000, School bonds $20,000 40,000 Total $401,000 fiUTKiiou^h thft UloAlQcU •you win «•' ••• comfortable cod tiiendly hoipitaliljr *t the N*w NICOLLET HOTEL, whauiei youi vUil be ioi biuineu or pl»«»ui» or bott, *l iat«> thai «i« iurp:;ilnglj nod«r«t«. CoQvea.ectly located to 111* Butineu, Theatre, Whol«i»U, Financial and Shopping IMitrict, (hi* modern iirspiool Hotel otttrt •very nicely in appoictmenU. lit comioitable bedi, famous throughout the country, and It* quiet, airy roorni will auiue you • reirifhiug nigbt'i lest. IU fine but moderately priced reitau- tanti meet the requirement* oJ even the moit critical. Within walking dlitacoe (three blocki) oi all Ptuenget TerminaU. 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