The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 7, 1937 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, January 7, 1937
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Take Cage A feint, to 28 Whltte- , Osca* foitot, J*«Mt Oxtail and in Warm Foods T^rm. . Kwrfrth County Adv. nee WINTER AMOVED with temp. eratures of 6 below Monday night, (to coldest of- the present winter. A bHsaard remlnlsoeat of, last win- lounty Board Fires Relief Head; 4 Papers In OfMaf Paper Scrap ,. iFana -»••«»» »vw«t <»• ., , the M children, 19 were from owe* of ex-service men, an*; Jm^r.;ot'th. L6ttonln Wrn. them with th«ws,rm taoy 1 th th«^ws,rm taoy 1 ^ ^f tthgft ^j, * •s. t LIVERMORE COMES HERE NEXT WEEK Oilmore City, edged 1 out Algonfc high school's basketball team, M to 25, in a rather loose and slop* illy played game on the local flodr, Tuesday night v The Bulldogs wilt riot play other game until next Tueu.. when they tackle Llvermore, he Frank! was the scoring iparjt the locals against Gllmore t!i-., while R, Winter was playing a slm* liar role for Oilmore City. The lineups: Algona (28) OIL FgFtPf Frankl .....B 1 0 R Winter . 1 Warren .3 oDuay 1 3Hag« Jt 1 H Winter 1 ' 0 OUye 0 0 State 0 Mockey ..1 Lynk .3 Picket* MUler ...„.! Michel ....0 NIeman .0 1 0 _ o ft 0 I 1 0 0 ft 11 4 7 In the final-minute of play the AlgotttE teartjiad twtt setup Shots under theT.S»»e» »a««*. *V* missed' 'thenr both. Inability, to c6nn*fct wtMHhe hoop spelled dis^ aster all the",way through the coti- t«*t Jot Ure locals. fm 0UiiSH»)BU • uiiiiMiimy• !•* »»»« ••••v »•»• ttfM assortment, struck In this section last Saturday and ttranded people, cars arid trains through —-*• *—-*• Icy pavements added Is. * rf -tf • W* E."Me DONALD was reeloct- •d chairman of th? Kossuth county board of supervisors, at the first iesslon of the yew, Satutday. John •Praser, new first, district, super* fei£ "aSK-&W4 ^""^ffiSrWai* M ^reS^^- 34K2£aftk u to ALOONA WBESTt^RS WIN BY 2»-8 MARGIN • The Alg'drilVwirertHng team de- tented* OllwSre' Clftr the same evening <Tuesday>,.$ to 8. The t Henry Larson, Stewart Butterfleld Elected . New Directors About 180 brave and hardy souls turned out tor th« annual meet- Ing of the Swea City Cooperative Cream*vft at Swe* Gtty, last Saturday, but after a brWf business meeting and luncheon, adjourned as the cold weather and Bnow jtorm warned everyone to me themselves homeward. < H*nry Lawon and Stewart But- Sfafleld were elected as new directory and Mr. Larson was named esident for the coming year. Oth. difttetm* are Ole Kvamsdale, retiring president, Otto Jensen and K.J3. Bergeson. . ""Hans Engen" Is buttermaker o the «Mantery and Marie Vaux Is M&ftttly. Both were reelected TW^teittermllk for the coming yaaf ipmold to Bert Carr. ., jfftMFsaturdey, Jan. 6, a con ilnuattea of the general meeting wtfl tMce place, and at that time the qiies&on of whether or not to install IMker refrigeration will be taken tip. •!'•*#- Ttoe Swea City creamery hafl Keen In existence 43 years, and has* about 115 patrons at the present time. fcdtefe: These New County Officers Take Oath L. A. Wmitef, Algona attorney, piCtttMd: above, Is the new Kossuth county attorney, taking office the first of the year. He succeeds M. C. McMahon. DEA1 Y( feof. MRS.HAUPTLY. 73 OF WESLEY RFTES SUNDAY Influenza Fatal To £ldef - ly Woman, Mother of Six Lottie Kain Released; th« Board to Hire Matt ^ f tfftMffilt' .1 DEPOSITOBDBS FOB pomiflft Beer Llcensd B,J.8ankeyat Wesley: Mrs. Jacob Mauptlay, 73 died at her home southeast of Wes ley last Thursday, after a snor sickness with i nfluensa. Funeral services were held at the Methodls church Sunday afternoon, the Rev Arthur Bottom officiating, and bur Ial was made In Evergreen cent etery. Mesdames Amtnon am Lester Lease. Halvor Flom, Jr., ani Milton CHddlngs sang "Beautlfu Isle of Somewhere," "Beulah Land" and "Jesus, Lover of My Soul." itiss Bottom was-pianist Mrs. HaupttayX maiden name was Catherine Ellen Orthel and she was born In Germany August », 1863. At 11 years she came with her family to nUnols, and at IB moved to Hancock county, Iowa, where she spent the rest of her life; Mrs. HaUpuey was a member of the family for which Orthel township, Hancock county, was named. She was married to Jacob Hauptiy Sept. 81, l«88. She is survived by her husband.and seven children, one having "died In infancy. On* sister, Mrs. Elisabeth Moncelle, lives In Peru, 111. Children are: Louise, Henry, Kathryn, Anna, WU- Itam and Brnest, all of Wesley, and Mrs. L. a Koppen, Algona. There are three grandchildren, and other relatives. Mrs. Hauptiy was a • member of the German Reformed Ulrorch, Sunday, the day of her [bunal, was'her husband's 81st hblrthday anniversary. One visors "shtt urttitd, __—. nooti, and ttie seissnd maj was to 1* t«awn up. The board i Iteift tt.lffi»h.trn«£«]5SJ tot the earning year. er In charge o tot the past from doty, a* will bef MtMte. _ near future. In the cille Dole and ployed In the the, work. V' a salary of la,W requi service Wor»»r,i«» • die relief, If state to be obatined. . , ' Newpapet. lu *f**«2« official county newspApelr, cornered battle lot are ./month- .certified «•• three of preceding ye*», ft* per Des Motnes, The County Advance, and the Register, .*-».The" P»P«» hav« been irepare data on post had gdne on »c«rd _ . Chevrotrts—Oliver Farm Equlp- Co. (3 sedans), Des Molnes; L. R. Burgwr, Burt, truck; Lloyd Pratt, Algona, sedan; J. P. Hauptmann, Wesley, sedan; Casey Loas, Algona, sedan; F. G. Nits, Lakota, truck; Frank A. Fangman. Bancroft, sedan; C. E. Detrick, Algona, sedan, and R. F. and Vera Miller, Tltonka, sedajn. Ford*—Wm. L. Tobln, Swea City, •*edan; George Ennen, Lakota, tu- dor; Lucy Hewitt, Swea City, tu- <tor. i Chrysler—Russell L'. Maxwell. Algona, sedan. Plymouth—Rev. Louis Wittenberg. LuVerne, .sedan. Editorial Change at Whittemore Whlttemora: William Hlggins, Jr. arrived bam* from Belmond, Iowa, last Thursday. For the past ml months BlUy has been em- ed as a linotype operator In __ nt^"\ He bas accepted a Unt- •tive position as managing editor •f the Whittemore Champion. Jtay L. Bmdlne has held this position for the past 8 years. He moved his family here from Mus- catlfte after the death of Beth B. Oalry. ow^er and editor of the Whittemore Champion, and has been putting out » very creditable japer. Jacob WinkelEl Union; Frances Winkel Is another victim of the flu. Her tether, Jacob Winkel bas been confined to fail bed since Christmas. Hear Safety Talk Ralph Miller, president of the Kossuth Safety Council, spoke in the absence of W. V. Butler, who was.unable to make a scheduled talk on his experience In Africa, because of Illness. Rev. Oeorge Vance, and Rev. C. Paul Carlson were present with 12 of their Boy Scouts, and gave short talks on work of that organisation. Other guests were Mayor Spccht, Joe Kelfy and City Councilmen KoHihaaa and Mlsbach. It was .. , payments, Another batch of first payments is Services Friday For Mrs. LamVith To Be Held Here Mrs. Matt Larauth, 52, passed away, early Wednesday morning at her home in Algona. She had been 111 for the last seven years with a heart ailment Funeral sea-vices will be held Friday morning at 9:00 o'clock at 8t Cecelia's Catholic church, with Father Davern In charge. Burial will be in Algona. Mrs. Lamuth was born July 14, 1885, at Algona, Iowa. Her parents were Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Goozey. Mrs. Lamuth was raised and educated in Algona, and lived for five years at St. James, Minnesota. June 12, 1917, she was married to Matt Lamuth at Waseca, Minnesota. She is survived by five children, Ralph, Paul, Eleanor, William and Mary, her husband, her mother and three brothers, Robert, William and Ralph Goozey of California. A son, Edward, her father, and a sister, Bather, preceded her in death. BOOS Best light butch., 140-180 .47-00-7.60 Best light butch., 1«0~» .. 7.60-8.75 Best tight butch., 180-200 9.60 Best light butch.. 200-390 9.35 Ifed. heavy, 290-336 ~ 8-75 Butchers, 3Z5-350 »-«J Butchers, 380-400 »••*> v Packing sows, 300-350 9.30 &cking sows. 400-600 8.W (CATTLE calves •tSTS "* cutteM ::i: 8S5 To Ask Donations For Infantile Aid Instead of attempting to hold an annual President's Birthday Ball, with proceeds to be donated to the Warm Springs, Ga., foundation for crippled children, the local county committee will put up boxes in local stores which will receive con- J tributions. L. A. Winkel, local chairman, said the boxes would be placed in James Drug store, Sorensen's drug 600 or so'contracts to be sent in. * * * MR. AND MRS FRED KENT, and their son, Junior, escaped serious injury New Year's day, when their new Lincoln Zephyr was wrecked in a collision in Oklahoma, as they were returning from a vacation trip into Texas and Mexico. Three youths in an old car evidently went to sleep, and crashed into the side of the Kent machine. * • • . MRS. WM. HAMMER, St. Joe, local correspondent, had a perfect alibi for her news not being quite as complete as usual. Twin girls arrived at her house, Christmas Day. The family Is doing nicely. * • • UJCTJJE HALSRUD, Irvington, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Peter Halsrud, was awakened by a peculiar odor. She aroused her parents. The family discovered a fire in a closet, which they extinguished before the Irvington department arrived. A mouse eating matches was believed to have caused the fire. * * * 700 MEN SIGHTED five foxen, New Year's Day, in the biggest fox hunt In the history of Kossuth county, but all of the foxes managed to escape. The big hunt was held near Titonka. Some high-jumping jack rabbits proved quite a bunch of circus performers, observers reported. * * • ALTHOUGH POLICE ARE still working on the case of Giendora Burbank, 17-year-old girl mysteriously slugged by a would-be attacker a week ago Sunday evening, no further clues were reported. Two men have been questioned regarding their activities on the night in question. * • • BURT WRESTLERS will meet the Clarion grapplers, Thursday night. * * * J. D, BREEN, Titonka, father of Stella Mae Breen, stenographer in law office of J. L. Bonar, and the - Z MpfW V**^»»"^ ^.^•••••w w- —^ -Si. T * nlng was the ?5 second fall won by Knoll of Algona, who slashed onto the mat, grabbed his opponent, and smacked him to the mat before the crowd knew the contest was under way. Paton Is the next wrestling opponent The boys go there Friday night Paton 1s west of Bo 1 one, somewhere. Production Credit Annual Meeting on Jan. 13, Emmets'g Stockholders of the Emmetsburg Production Credit association will hold their annual meeting Wednesday, January 13th, 1937, in the K. of P. Hall at Emmetsburg, accord- Ing to John Heuck, president. The meeting will start at 10:00 a. m. A number of farmer-stockholders from this vicinity will attend. Mr. Heuck announced the order of business will include the election of directors, the annual report of the executive committee, and discussion of future lending policies. W. M. Townsend, secretary-treasurer of the farmers organization, will present the financial statement. The Emmetsburg association serves farmers in Clay, Emmet, Dickinson, Palo Altu and KoncuU> counties. Present directors are John Heuclt of Hverly, H. J. Bode of Algona, O. E. Morton of Estherville, J. H. Currans of Ruthven and J. A. Wilson of Milford. _._ „„ passed away last Thursday evening at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Will Chrlstensen, after a. month's illness. Funeral services were held Sunday at the local church with the Rev. Thomas Ahrends in charge. Burial was made in the Burt cemetery. Verdabelle Maxine Christensen was born In Fenton township on July 9, 1912. She spent her girlhood on the farm of her parents in Fenton township. She attended and graduated from the Lone Rock high school. She became a member of the Presbyterian church on May 7, 1921 She was marrted to Lawrence Zwiefel July 1930. They have one daughter, Joan. She leaves to mourn her loss, her husband and daughter, her parents, one brother, Ronald at homo and also her grandfather, Ernest Krueger, Burt Pallbearers were Gerald Godden, Mervin Christensen, George Manus, Burt. Wendell Jensen, Rlngsted, and Raymond and Fred Zwiefel, Seneca. Out of town people who were here were Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Jensen, Mra. Wendell Jensen, all of Rlngsted, Henry Munua and daughter, Katherine, Burt g,.^ rura j ^jj ca^ie,. | n Kossuth county, passed away and funeral services were conducted at St. Joseph's Catholic church, with burial in a Wesley cemetery. Mr. Ko. 8 sotted com. new Mo. » ySlow forn, new Wa 3 white, «*w ....... 1-05* > »*tt» oats, 30 Ibs. .50 1.10 .'•J i«re*m— »o. i „ No, 9 a WM t POULTRY Hens, over 6 Ibs Hsns, 4 to 5 Leghorn bens ...... ""^ jjo. 3 hens . 18c Sic 32c 36c ..5 Vic ------------ . . . store. Borchardt's drug store, Lus- Breen ca rr i e d his first mail in 1904 fay's drug store, Barry's pool hall, The Smoke Shop, Dahlhauser's | pool hall and the Sportsman's Tavern the last of this week. Proceeds wiU be sent to aid the good cause of caring for children crippled from infantile paralysis. Buckholdt Buy* Titonka Biuines* Titonka: On Monday, January 4, a deal WM completed whereby Hiram Buckhddt became the owner of the business property on main street of J. F. FUiher. Mr. Buckholdt will conduct an implement business and Mr. Fisher will continue with his line of implements at the same place for the present. Mr Fisher began business on this comer >a Match, 1901. Lone Bock Wins Lone Bock: The Lone Rock independents played the Fenton town team on the local floor, Wednesday night of last week, and the local boys won, 33 to W. made his last trip in 1932. * • • MRS. JOHN L. MOORE of Algona died at her home here New Year's Day. Early in December she fell and fractured her hip, and complications caused her death. Funeral services were conducted On Monday. Mrs. Moore is survived by her three children, a brother, and * number of grandchildren. Mrs. Moore was born Nov. 9, 1849, at Harrisburg, Pa. » * » A THREE-WAY telephone book- up, Christmas, enabled Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Sherman of Algo^B, their eon, Richard, in Hollywood, and another son, Edward, in New York, to carry on a nice, family conversation. * * * MBS. EDNA GKIOOB of Mto neapolis, mother of Myrle Griggs, Algona, passed away list week on Tuesday, from a heart attack. * * * IRE MARTINSON CAFE, Burt, " "" " Jan. 1. ~" — Jer, is to* new owner. 1937 Officers Of Whittemore Church Whittemore: Sunday at St. Paul's Lutheran church the new officers for 1937 were installed by Rev. W. H. Discher. They were elected in last October meeting. The new officers are as follows: Erwin Sieraa. president; Frank Balgeman, vice president; H. W. Behnke, secretary; Werner Brattz. treasurer; Henry Kuecker, nuance secretary; Fred Struepker, elder; Elmer Bell, school director; L. H. Pert!, trustee. Sub-Zero Cold Opens January A break in the cold weather came to Kossuth county, Wednesday, but colder weather was promised for later in the week. Week's weather: Date High Low Prec. December 30 62 15 .52 December 31 2J 10 January 1 25 10 January 2 30 5 January 3 10. 0 January 4 38 3 January 5 10 -8 January 6 15 -7 A combined sleet and snow, Wednesday afternoon, was adding to the hazards of both foot and automobile travel Trains were running slightly behind schedule. Kossuth Mutual Meeting, Jan. 12 The annual meeting of the Kossuth Mutual Insurance Ass'n has been called for next Tuesday, January 12, at 10 a. m., in the court bouse. The association's annual statement is to be found elsewhere in this issue, and shows an excellent financial condition. No. Iowa Radio Station To Open Opening of the new radio station, KGLO, to be operated by the Mason City Globe-Gazette newspaper, is scheduled for about January 17. The transmitter for KGLO is located two miles west of Mason City on highway 18. Studios are to be maintained in the Hotel Hanford. KGLO will operate on a wave length of 12TO kilocycles, and construction was begun last September on a 290-foot tower for the transmitting station. Many III From "Flu" Influenza—an epidemic said to be almost as bad this winter as during the-flu epidemic of 1918—was taking its toll among Kossuth citizens this week. Hospitals were crowded with cases of the flu and pneumonia, some rural schools have been closed for a few days, and many cases of both diseases were reported that are being cared for at home. Several Algona residents are reported critically ill, and in a few cases, especially among more elderly folks, the epidemic bas takn a toll of life. Reported in a more serious condition locally, but we trust out of danger by the time the paper is printed, are Lynn Keith, W. H. Freeman, V. V. Naudain, Gusta Patterson and others. Absence of 24 children from the public .schools because of Uluess was reported the fore part of the week, and others had •ore throat*. Casey Loss, nhove. former denuty sheriff, is Kossuth county's new sheriff. He succeeds Carl Dahlhauser. Dewel Caught Flu on Way to Texas Editor W. C. IJewel of the Advance, who drove to Texas last week with Perry McDonald of Burt, was taken with a severe cold at Muskogee, Oklahoma, where they stopped to visit, a brother of Dewel. A nephew drove the car the rest of the way to San Antonio, where the two men will spend several weeks. Mr. Dewel was quite seriously ill when they arrived in San Antonio Saturday night, but the weather was report ed fine and sunshiny and it was thought that he would soon recover his usual good health. Snow Plow Breaks Glass in Car, Sun. Wesley: Dan Froehlich, Jr., whose parents farm near St. Benedict, buffered a serious accident at about 9:30 Sunday morning, on the St. Benedict road, south at Wesley. With his car he was passing a snow plow, which threw a hard chunk of snow, breaking Dan's windshield. Broken glass or a piece of iron which came with the snow pierced the young man's eyelid and partially penetrated the eyeball. IJelbert Btnton took the sufferer to Mercy hospital, Mason City, where he was given surgical treatment. It was nvcesstry take a stitch in the eyeball. to Cowles Sons In Magazine Field Following in the ambitious footsteps of their father. Gardner Cowles, senior, early-day Algona pioneer and newspaper backer, a new magazine, "Look", appeared on the newsstands. Tuesday. The publishers are Gardner Coivles, Jr., and John Cowles, sons of Gardner Cowles, Sr. The magazine will carry no advertising for a year, during which time the Cowjes young men will have time to find out whether or not public demand warrants its continuance. Most of "LookV staff has been recruited from talent on the Des Moines Register and Tribune staff. ww*,,, — v,J worth mention-, Ing Is a little Incident that takes place each Christmas, and Is probably the best form of present anyone could make. Each Christmas season, Andy Anderson of the Algona Grain Co. selects some deserving youngster who needs complete outfitting. He equips the lad with new clothing from top to bottom, Inside and out, and If that isn't worth mention, what is? * • * LIVERMORE—Robert Fi»her, nan of Mr. and Mrs. Ditve Fishrr, escaped serious Injury New Year's Day. when n bullet, fired by Mm brother ut n target, ricocheted from a rock, and wa* deeply Imbedded In the lad's chin. The boy was treated for the accident and Is recovering. * 4 * ALGONA—Kossuth county's divorce docket is increased to 15 over 1935, a study of the records for last year reveals. In 1034 there were 21 decrees, in 1835. there were nine, and last year the number jumped up to 15. The average is about one to every 333 families In Kossuth. * * * LUVERNE—A meeting of the LuVerne Community Club has been set for Monday night, January 11, and will include a home talent play. The committee in charge consists of J. R. Farrell, Lycll Engle, Frank Sanford, Elmer Hunt and Luther Nygaard. The women of the community are being especially invited. WIIITTEMOHE—One of the meanest, if not the meanest man, lu Kossuth county In reported from Whittemore. Some good-for-nothing scamp stole wood from the premises of .Mrs. Anna Tietz, an invalid, and \\ hidcmore peace officers are conducting u rigid Kearch for him. Algona folks still recall the, time a wood-thief was neatly foiled, when the pemoil whose wood was being stolen placed a stick of dynamite in the kindling and blew up the furnace in the homu of the thief. ALGONA—G. D. Shumway started for Sutherland, with Mrs. Shumway, last Saturday. East of Spencer the snow and cold got so bad the local folks decided to turn back. Their car became stuck in a drift, and in the process of trvina to shovel it out, Shumway froze the lobes of both curs and parts of his face. Another car passing by rendered assistance, and the only results today are some tender parts of the face. * * * Bi;RT—A day-before-New Year's reunion of old classmates brightened the day last Thursday at the P. J. Krittht home. Gerald Bahling, Gardner and Donald Patterson, John Schroeder and Charles Hanna were guests for dinner. They are former class mates of Paul Krietbe. Jr., and have been attending various colleges. * * * ALGONA—Members of the Kossuth county grand jury for the coming year will be as follows: R. E. Baum. Elmore; Charles Froehlich. Wesley; Simon Henry, Algo»:a; J. H. McGregor, Bancroft; J. C. Muwdsley, Irviugton; William Payne, Uc-dyaxd; Henry Ricker, Lakota: William Runchey. West Bend: Walter G. Smith, Swea City; W. T. Trainer, Burt, and August Vaudt, Sr., Whittemore. Other Board Business Bills were audited, depositories for public funds of the county were designated, bonds were approved for county officials and B. J. Sankey was granted a class C beer license for Sexton In other board business. ABOUT THE COST OF A NEW COURTHOUSE Regarding the coat of a new courthouse, figure* were pre»-» ented a» follows on the estlm-. atcd cost of u $245,000 struc v turn. A grant from the United: States of 45 percent of the total would be 8110,230. This leave* a balance of $1S4,- 750 which will have to be raised by direct taxation In Kossuth county. Using the 1936 taxable valuation of 837,448,731 on an estimated valuation, we find that 3.6 mills will raise $134,808.34. This figure U exclusive of any tax raUed by Monies and Credits. The tax raked by this method would be a little over $1,000. The cost were It to be paid in one lump suni by the owner of an average 160-acre farm, would be between $20 and $30. Depositories were designated for the following sums: Iowa State Bank, Algona, $000,000; Security State Bank, Algona, $500,000; State Bank of Ledyard, Titonka Savings Bank, Farmers & Traders Bank of Bancroft, Lone Rock State Bank, Farmers Bank of Whittemore, and Burt Savings Bank, all (85,000; Humboldt Trust & Savings Bank, $50,000; and the Farmers Trust & Savings Bank, Buffalo Center, $50,000. County Form O. K.'ed A report, the annual one, for the county farm, was given approval. John Fraser, new supervisor, was appointed as supervisor in charge of the county farm. All supervisors were present at the meeting, which began last Saturday and wound up Tuesday afternoon. Whittemore Priest To Manilla Parish Whittemore: A farewell party was held in honor of Rev. J. J. Hylund last week Tuesday evening at the Academy hall. Father Hyland received word of his change to Manilla, Iowa- Father Hyland came to the United States a newly ordained priest 5 years ago along with another brother who U also a priest in Sioux City. He was aa assistant to the local pastor, the Rev. William Veil. Father Grete- nan of Vail will take his place. Frank Kajewski Plans Farm Sale Frank Kujewski, three miles | south ami three east of Algona, uill hold a farm wile one week from today, on Tliursuuy, January 14. Colwell Bros, are auctioneers, and Iowa State Bank, clerk. A comulutt tutting of ftwot livestock, luacniuery and other iinuU-meuU of farming, wiU he found elsewhere in this U) a regular form nalo ad. b

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