The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 1, 1936 · Page 6
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The Algona tTpper Dee Koines, Algona, Iowa, Sept. 1,1936 St. Joe People Returned From la. City Hospital St Joe: Mrs. Henry Thilges returned home from town City, Saturday evening, where she had gone the first part of the week for medical aid. Raymond and Alida Thilges drove down to get her. John Bormann returned home the first of the week from Iowa Ctty. where he had undergone an operation on his eyes last week. Martha Becker spent from Wednesday till Sunday at the John Thul home. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Kayser and family were Fort Dodge shopper Tuesday. Mrs. Lucy Wagner spent the past week at the Nick Reding home near Whittemore. Marjorie Reding spent the past week at the Nick Reding home near Whittemore. Mr. and Mrs. John Thul and daughter, Rita, spent Sunday with relatives at Clarion. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Gales am family left Saturday for Watkins Minn., to visit relatives. Math and James Becker from north of Algona were callers in this vicinity Tuesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Ted Wagner and daughter spent Tuesday at the Nick Reding home near Whittemore. Mr. and Mrs. John B. Reding and Mr. and Mrs. Orville Wagner were Fort Dodge shoppers Friday afternoon. Mrs. Peter Klrsch and infant daughter, Janice, came home Saturday from Fort Dodge Mercy hospital. Relatives and friends of Adolph Erpelding. Watkins. Minn., received word the first of the week that he had been in a car accident and was seriously injured. AK'in Klein accompanied by Eva Erpelding and Mr. and Mrs. N. J. Weydert of Algona left Sunday morning for a week's visit with relatives at Watkins, Minn. Roger Bormann spent last week at the Harold Reding home. His sister, Mary Evelyn Bormann and Stella Mae Reding were visitors at the Peter Bormann, Jr., home. USED CARS •••••••SBBBBBBBJSBBSSSBBSBSSBSSI I '. ^^Hggg^gl^ggg^gg^ggg^ 1934 Plymouth Sedan 1934 Chevrolet Coach complete overhaul job. 1934 Dodge Coupe 1934 Chevrolet Coupe 1929 Ford 1932 Chevrolet Sedan 1931 Pontiac Sedan 1929 Nash Sedan 1932 Essex Terraplane 1928 Whippet 4-Do or 1933 Chevrolet Truck International Truck and others. Buy Your Plymouth from Your Chrysler Dealer MAXWELL MOTORS R. L. MAXWELL Phone 595 Administrator's Sale To settle the affairs of the Estate of the late Eugene N. Loe- Mg, deceased, I win sell at public auction at the Loeblg Farm *% miles east and 14 mile south of Wesley on Friday. September 4. 1936 Starting at 12 o'clock noon HORSES IS These are mU good farm horses. 18 HEAD OF CATTLE 18 48 Head of Poland China Pigs 48 These are feeder pigs, 78 to 100 Ibs. A Full Line of Machinery TERMS: Cash, or see your banker. Fred A. Diekmann, Administrator L. A Matern, Auctioneer Iowa State Bank, Clerk A Sale You Mustn't Miss It won't be long now before you are starting back to school, and when yuo do start, you'll need many new supplies. Save enough on these specials to buy the "extras" yoifre sure to want. NOTEBOOK AND PAPER, HVi-xll size? 10-25c PENCIL SHARPENERS, large szo ______ 59c FOUNTAIN PENS, extra value ____ 50c-$1.00 PENCIL TABLETS ________________ 2 for 5c PENCILS, No. 2, Medium Bla.-k ______ 2 fur 5c NOTEBOOK, small .size, good paper ______ 5c DICTIONARY, school size ______________ 40c WAX CRAYONS, :jy 2 «*-, 1« ™lor.s _______ 5c 10c size PENCIL TABLETS ______________ 7c NOTEBOOK PAPER, 8i/,xll ____________ 5 C THESE AKE ONLY A FEW Of 01B UBEAT SCHOOL BAB- GAINS . . . OOAUS EAULV. James Drug Store County School Books Mr. and Mrs. John Thul am Rita and Richard left Wednesday afternoon to visit with relatives at Wnseca and Claremont, Minn They planned to return Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. George Bormann accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Math Becker of Burt to Sioux Falls South Dakota, to visit relatives and a trip through the Black Hills last week. Moving Changes From Good Hope Good Hope: Several moves are to be made by farm residents in thla community next spring. Harold Jones has purchased a farm near Swea City. The A. M. Gustaf- sons have rented a place near Ogden, where are located a number of Mrs. Gustafson's relatives. The Albrights will move to the farm near the gravel pit in Plum Creek, occupied a few years ago by the Roy Cooks. The John Moser farm, now occupied by the George Sears family, has been rented to Bernard Jensen, prospective son-in-law of Henry Kueck. The Clyde Ward- rips will hold a sale and Clyde will >nter another line of business. Jrnkimon Farm is Sold Dr. Harry Jenkinson. Iowa City, was a caller at Glen Jenklnson's on Won day evening in connection with sale of the Jenkinson home farm, part of the W. F. Jenkinaon estate of which he is administrator. The purchaser was Robert Leigh, Whit temore, and the deal was for casb. Program at Community Room A social affair presented by c birthday division of the Good Hope Ladies' Aid society Tuesday evening was satisfactory to a large crowd which filled the Community Room. A program of music and readings was presented by Mrs. Earl Steinman, Mrs. George Gross, Dorothy Gustafsori, Betty and Letty Sarchett, Romstal, Maxine and Norma Lee Reimers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Reimers, Whittemore, and William, Elnora and Alberta Boldrldge, Irvington, which was followed by refreshments. Mr. and Mrs. Arie Dittmer visited Friends at Falrfleld last week from Thursday to Saturday. A. R. Crutkshank and his daugh- er, Evelyn, were at Clear Lake on Monday on a business mission. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Morgan, Ames, were guests at the C. L. and Arie Dittmers Sunday and the -.eonard and Lawrence Dittmers olned the party for a family dinner. W. J. Bourne went to Rochester ast week Thursday for treatment 'or asthma, returning this week Tuesday. He was accompanied to Rochester by Mrs. Bourne and the daughter, Julia. Mrs. J. M. Elmore was brought home Saturday from Rochester, where she had spent two weeks under Mayor clinical observation and treatment Her tonsils were removed. She may go back later. Mrs. Kate Annls and her daughter, Beth, came Monday from Iowa City for a short stay before return- Ing to Miles City, Montana, where Beth Is still on the high school faculty. -Beth took »double course In the university school. The Walter Gustafsons, including four children, came from Boone Sunday for several days with the A. M. Gustafsons and the two families, with the Loyd, V. J. and Geo. Gross families, spent Monday at Lake Okobojl. Walter Gustafsons went home Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. George Lawhorn, and Mrs. Joe Lawhorn, all of Garner; Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Cross and daughter, Forest City, and a young woman friend, Mattie Warner and Eva Whitney, Burt, and Diet. Supt. and Mrs. W. G. Muhleman, Algona, were callers at the Good Hope parsonage Sunday afternoon. C. H. Van Vlark, extension service, Ames, will conduct a temporary silo building demonstration on the Harry Chrlstensen farm, 4% miles east of LuVerne, Thursday afternoon, August 27. This meet- Ing should be of much value to all, • • * Peter Dahlhamer of West Bend reports his pastures planted on peat soil, looking good, with possibilities of a • fair crop. Peter is planting some canary grass on some low. wet land. This grass is well adapted for wet land but he is not sure what it will do when the wet land becomes dry land, as we know it can. Bill Reidy of the Sioux City Seed office in Algona, says that most of heir hybrid seed producers' fields are looking pretty good with Indications that they will get quite a lot of seed. The bsJ>y beef calve* win be auctioned off again this year on the last day of the county fair. Auctioneer Colwell has consented o sell the calves. Herman Sodertters;, northwest of Burt, is fitting a few head of Hoi- steins for the county fair. Herman says this will be his first experiment at showing. More local breeders should show at the county fair. John Getahecker planted some alfalfa last week, and says the rain has been sufficient to make a good seed bed. Alfalfa, planted any time in August with moisture and warm weather, should make growth enough to go through the winter. • • 9 A hog vaccination school will be held at the Grant school Thursday, August 27. Any farmers who do not have a permit and wish to do their own work are at liberty to take this schooling. (By A. I* Brown, County Agent) a blower is required at the only silo. Art Dreyer of Lotts Creek township is showing some of his Hoi- steins at Humboldt this week. He will also have his herd at the Kossuth fair. Bill Elmers, north of Fenton, ha» purchrred a field cutter to fill his silos with this fall. Field cutting saves handling the bundles and Claus Dahteta, farming two miles north of Lnkotn, is not doing any grouching about crops . . . says that they've had several rains up that way in the past week that helped a lot, and that In addition with better prices, and a fair crop, things don't look so bad. He was following up a want ad in the U. D. M., looking for a pony for his son, and dropped into the Upper Des Moines office. Claus is right—when this section is compared with the Dakotas. Wyoming, Kansas and Nebraska, and even parts of Iowa, we're way above the average. • • • Charles Gntknecht, south of Lakota, is remodeling his house. A large kitchen is being taken off and the rooms rearranged. The Vance Lesters will occupy a new tenant house, 20x28, which is being con-, structed on the place. • • • • Well on their way now on a S,000-mile auto jaunt are Mr. and Mrs. Roy Ringsdorf and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Leason of Union township, who will go to the Texas Centennial and along the Gulf of Mexico into Louisiana. Russell Gross Is doing the chores for the Leasons. , • • • Kay Bnrdlne, editor of the Whittemore Champion, returns from a trip into the Dakotas with a feeling that there 'Is much to be thankful for in Iowa. He saw starving cattle and some people who looked the same way, although it began to rain about the time he left Loretta Gales I* Bride Monday of Fort Dodge Youth St. Joe: A miscellaneous shower in honor of Lorreta Gales was held Wednesday evening at the home of Henry Loerwald. The evening was spent at playing five hundred at eight tables with Mrs. Edward Besch of Whittemore win* nlng high prize, Mrs. Alfred Reding winning low prize and Alida Thilges winning door prize. The honoree received many useful and beautiful gifts. A delicious lunch was served to about 40 guests by the hostesses. Miss Gales will be married on Sept. 1 in St. Joseph's Catholic church to Ted Mori of Fort Dodge, at 8 o'clock. A reception will be given at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chris Gales, to the immediate relatives. The young couple will leave the same day for a wedding trip. They will live in Fort Dodge, where Mr. Mori is employed. Baseball Schedule For County Fair A change in the lineup of baseball games scheduled for the Kossuth county fair is announced by Earl Vincent, secretary. Tuesday, Sept 8, Letts Creek will meet Tltonka, at 2:80 p. m. Wednesday, Fenton will play Wesley at the same time. Thursday, Bancroft juniors vs Mallard juniors, same time. John Cox of Irvlngton is having all of his buildings painted.'Mr. Scull is doing the work. • • • Among new Lone Rock farm families welcomed to the list of new subscribers are the following: Chris Olsens, Rudolph H. Peters, Alfred Schmidts, E. L. Broesders, C. E. Householders, Wm. Buss, Harry Rahns, Ben Schmidts, James M. Longs and Manning Bros. Twenty *r • ' Years News Lewis Helm, of Rutland, Iowa, who handled the southern half of Kossuth county for the Algona papers last fall. Is again working for the local papers, Tn the northern half of the county. 45 Honor Portland Girl, Season's Bride Portland: A miscellaneous shower was held Friday afternoon at he E. L. DJckmeyer home in honor if Verna Stewart who is to be married soon to LeRoy Burger. Over 45 ladiea were present to admire and advise the future bride. Mrs. (Jamie Hood was In charge of the (•ueaalng games which were enjoyed by all. The honoree received many lovely and useful gifts. A delicious lunch was served by the hostesses: Mesdames E. L.. Dickmeyer, Game Hood, Waif Waltman and Miss Loretta Laraen. Michigan Visitors Here Mr. and Mrs. James Reed and >/i and Bud Miller, Buchanan, Michigan, and Leon DuCharm, of Utnver, Colorado, left Thursday morning after a visit at the Clyde Uristow hornt They were enroute home after a western trip to Montana and Colorado. Mr. Reed is a brother of Mrs. Briatow and Leon in her nephew. Auxiliary Meet* at Treiutrys The Legion Auxiliary Ladies met Friday afternoon with Mrs. Thomas Trenary. A party for their children was held in connection with the meeting. A lunch of ice cream and cake was served later in the afternoon. Illinois VUitora Here Mr. and Mrs. George H. Stover, Jr, and son, Sterling, 111., visited from Tuesday until Friday with the former's sister, Mrs. Del Fitch. They called at the C. E. Sigsbee home Wednesday afternoon. Helping Hand Club MeeU Mrs. Tom Clayton entertained the members of the Helping Hand club Thursday afternoon. This club was recently organized and meets every week. The ladiea do necessary sewing for handwork for the hostess. Bobby Keith suffered with asthma last week. Miss Bennett, Algona, is visiting at the Chua. Larseo home. Viola Trenary spent Friday night at thu Ted Ringgdorf home. Uon&Jd McCorkle visited Wednesday at the R. S. McWhorter home. Richard Bristol* spent last week at the Carl Seip home, Irvington, Anthony and EUda Jandi and two friends visited last Sunday at West Bend. Evelina and Joyce Bilaborougb, Algona, visited last week with their cousin, Lavina Jandl. Mrs. W. H. Boaworth and daugh- ers, Bonnie and Ardis Jane, were vtason City callers Friday. Mr. and Mrs. George Larsen vls- ted Thursday at Jewell with their daughter, Mrs. Rex Austin. David and Paul Bolle had their tonsils removed last week at the office of Dr. Clapsaddle, Burt. Donald Blerstedt, Lone Rock, visited last week with his grandparents, Mr. and' Mrs. C. E. Sigsbee. Chaa. and Raymond Bilsborough of Algona, have visited since Thursday at the Mennet Trunkhlll home. Lavina Jandl spent from Saturday until Sunday of last week with her cousin, Juanlta Bilsborough, Algona. The Fred Czapps, Algona, and the Mennett Trunkhllls were Sunday supper guests at the Tony Jandl home. Verna Stewart, LeRoy Burger and Joe Heaney were supper guests Friday evening at the John Trunk- hill home. Mr. and Mrs. William Meyer, son Kenneth, Blue Earth, were guests last Sunday at the Alfred Godf red- son home. Mrs. V. A. Smith, children, Josephine and John, and Mrs. Will Grover visited the S. D. Smith family at Hampton Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Peterson and daughter, Erna, went to Waterloo last Saturday returning Monday night. They visited the Clarence Larsons. Mrs. George Lannlng called Tuesday afternoon at the Alfred God- r redson home. Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Peterson and Erna were there in the .evening. Mr. and Mrs. George Godden, and wo daughters, Emmetsburg, visited he George Lanning home last Sunday. Mrs. Lanning and Mrs. Godden are sisters. Lotts Creek Wins From Fenton, 9-3 Lotts Creek: The ball game between Lotts Creek and Fenton at he Fenton celebration Friday was won by Lotts Creek by a score of 9 to 3. The Lotts Creek Little German Band furnished music throughout the day and night. A number from here attended the celebration. VUited Relatives Mr. and Mrs. Fred Boettcher and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Kressin returned from North Dakota Wednesday. They visited Mrs. Paul Schmidt, a sister of Mrs. Fred Boettcher. Besides visiting other relatives and friends they visited Mr. and Mrs. John Seegebarth in Culloway, North Dakota. Mrs. Harold Smith returned from III.. Wednesday, where she visited her mother. Phyllis and Dorothy Wetzel, St. Paul, are visiting at the Richard PotraU and Wm. Wetzel homes this week. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Potratz and son, Edward, accompanied Albert Potratz, Wbittemore, to Des Moines Wednesday. The latter went to see a doctor. Mr. and Mrs. Nick Gengler and daughters, Betty Ann and Phyllis, left Saturday morning to visit relatives in Wisconsin, Illinois and other parts. Elma Potratz, Fort Dodge, visited relatives and friends in this vicinity Wednesday. She was accompanied by Mr*. Albert Potratz and children, Lida and Albert. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Geist and son, Raymond, Chicago, and Mrs. Louis Hintz and Lucille Hockbartb, Algona, Dorine and Alice Kohlwes, of Austiu, Minn., visited Wednesday afternoon at the Richard Potratz home. B«a4 TJb* AOt— It UVERMOREBOY, NOW TEACHER IN EAST, COMMENTS Raymond Wallace Ex plains Study to Analyze Woes of Marriage A farmer LJvermore youth, Raymond Wallace, now a professor at Connecticut State College, Storres, Conn., declared that a child In Iowa has two and one half times the chance of getting a college education than does one in Connecticut, in an interview here last Wednesday. Mr. Wallace, his wife and their Tour children were guests of Mrs. H. A. Van Alstyne, who is a sister of Mr. Wallace. From life at Livermore, young Wallace departed to take a four year course at the University of Iowa, in 1920. Four years later he way graduated, working his through school. Then he attended the University of Minnesota, obtaining a Master's degree, and from there went to Columbia University, New York City, on a scholarship, where he obtained his Ph. D., the goal of all scholars. He has been at Connecticut State for the past seven years teaching plant physiology and botany. One of the experiments being made is a seven year test of 300 couples, by one of the professors at the school, to ascertain what causes matrimony '.o go on the rocks. The couples are being traced through courtship, matrimony and parenthood, and thus far the old theory that opposltes make the best married couples has been blasted. Mr. Wallace says. The best marriages and most happiness occur when people of similar likes wed. He also predicted that President Roosevelt would win the forthcoming election, basing his view not on surveys but on the fact that the city worker and farmer are pretty certain to vote for Roosevelt, and that the metropolitan dallies who are so bitter against him, are not going to carry much weight. Mr. Wallace stated that there is a definite trend, a very noticeable one, among many easterners, of understanding the problems of the middle west better than ever before, and they seem to realize that the prosperity of the nation depends on the prosperity of all sections. He also prophesied that there would be a growing demand for a more liberal government, based on the theory that rewards would go to those who deserved them because of superior ability, and that many of the ideas believed in. past years to be radical and socialistic would come to be accepted as part of our everyday life. Polo Exhibition At Garner, Sept. 6 Garner: Sports enthusiasts in this sector of the state will h»v« an opportunity to see a competition many of them have never witnessed when a polo match is play ad on the athletic field west of Gamer at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon, Sept 6. For the exhibition, Garner Chamber of Commerce, sponsor of the show, has selected two fast, well- mounted team*, the PauUina, Iowa, Merchants, and the Minneapolis, Minn., Hill Top team. Last year the Minnesota team lost only one game, and that was to the team to be met here Sept 0. String* of ponies used by the two teams are valued at thousands of dollars. The first drowning of the had occurred when little Gerald Martin of Eagle Grove had met his death in the Ferguson sand pit on the bottom south of town. The little fellow was visiting his chum, Dow Laldfey. The little fellows In company of a little Devine boy, without the knowledge of any one had gone for a swim. It was only a few minutes before the Martin boy gave a despairing cry and sank from sight The Devine and Laldley boys screamed loudly for help and their cries were heard by Eugene and Will Keneflck who came to their help. Gene was a good swimmer but could not find the body. They had to drag the pond and after five or six hours the body was brought up. • * * The management of the flair Association had a great treat in store for the public in the form of a baseball tournament. The teams playing were Bancroft, Hampton, Elmore and Ceylon. These teams had played together neck and neck throughout the season, and the final games would determine the championship. The Old Soldiers Military Martial Band was to play continuously throughout the three days of the fair. • • • Frank Johnson, who leased the Krans farm and took possession of Jt March 1, Uia. noticed « peculiar odor on the second floor of his house. As there WM only he and his wife they had very little occasion to use the second floor. He decided to Investigate and opened a door in the celling which opened into the attic. About a foot from the dcor he discovered a bundle of rags, and removing them out door* he found the decomposed body of an Infant. At the hearing It was found that an elderly couple had occupied the place, were positive that no one who had occupied the chambers in the house during their residence could have been responsible for the act. The Jury, after due deliberation brought in a verdict that the child had come to its death by means unknown. • • V Clarence Anderson ef Algona had suffered a broken leg and several broken ribs, when a blowout occurred on his car which he was driving. There were several others In the party but Anderson was the only one seriously Injured when the machine overturned. • • • Dr. and Mrs, c. H. Cretsmeyer CUCUMBERS For Sale Any size, at the stand, 5H miles west of Algona on-pavement 18. had fond for a week's outing at Reserve, Wisconsin lakes.. They wtnt by train. Besides tne Faflt- enhatner and Haggard families. It WM expected that Mr. and Mrs. Cliff and Mr. and Mr». B. E. Conner of St. Paul would be at the Reserve lake resort • • * Lawrence Snlflvan of De* Afotm*. a nephew of Representative J. W. Sullivan, had come far a visit with hia cousin, Wade Sullivan. 6» til* The town of ttoMHr » few west of Algona, had ceased and was only to trt * «lemd*». name of th* postdffice had changed to Hobarton and Alfred W. Isaacson was named as posf- master. The object for changing the name was unknown. * * » Mr. and Mft. O. B. Murtagft had entertained at a small dinner party at their home on North Thor- Ington street. Cummings 5c Dozens of New Fall Wash Frocks Sizes 12 to 52 New Black and Navy Sateens 80 square Broadcloth Cotton i Crash Smart Style—Tubfast Materials *1.0Q Eiffel School Hose Children's fine combed yam Hose, made in the new extra lengths. New fall colors. per pair Bra-Top Slips New knitted sagproof slips, with glove silk or lace tops. »1.00 — Sizes 32 to 50. > Full Fashioned Ringless Chiffon Hose Sheer, ringless pure silk wth reinforced heel and toe for added wear, 8y 2 to lOVfc. Fall colors. Cummings 5c to $1 1 PIGS... and CALVES Recent high winds have laid much corn low ... in some instances it has changed the entire plan of local farmers for harvesting fall crops. Many of them are buying pigs or calves to feed . . . and they know by experience that their financing needs can be quickly and courteously taken care of here. If you are thinking of doing the same, you can profit yourself by your neighbor's experience. See us. Member Federal Itoposit R. H. Miller, President Iowa State Bank H. L. Gilmore, Cashier

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