The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 15, 1937 · Page 9
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, April 15, 1937
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FRED DAD GETS BIRTHDAY PARTY 73 Years Young On Sunday; Guests Visit Fenton Man Fenton: Fred Dau was taken by surprise Sunday noon when members of his family came to his home to celebrate his 73rd birthday anniversary. A dinner, brought by the guests, was served. The guests included Mr. and Mrs. Herman Dreyer and daughters, Ruth and Alvina, Mr. and Mrs. John Ruhnke and family, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Peril, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Blerstedt and family, Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Pertl and family all of Fenton, and Marie Peril of West Bend. Buys Fenton Lot Alvin Zumach purchased the lot north of the bank building on main street from W. E. Stoeber lasl week. Mr. Zumach operates a beer parlor and lunch room here. Visit at Wegeners Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Bailey and! daughter, Lavonne of Seneca and' Mr. and Mrs. E. K; Johnson and children of Falrville and Mr. and Mrs. Everett Dreyer and sons of Fenton called at the Clarence Wegener home Sunday afternoon to see Lorraine Wegener who is recuperating from an appendicitis operation. Moving to Fenton Mr. and Mrs. Mike Besch, Jr., of near Falrville, were Thursday evening dinner guests at the Alfred Meyers home. The Beschs plan to move soon to Fenton. Mr. Besch Is tankman for the rural service oil company. Goes Under Knife Mrs. Frank Nielsen Fenton was operated on for appendicitis at the Palo Alto county hospital Thurs- The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, April 15,1937 Iowa To Have Birthday in '38 Iowa is going to have a birth- nay party! Her 100 years of existence as a separate territory win be celebrated in 1988, if plans now under way are carried through by a state-wide committee. Objectives of the Iowa Centennial are to obtain nation-wide publicity for the benefit of Iowa; to Impress citizens and prospective citizens with the growth and progress of the state, making Iowa people more lowa-con- sclom, and thns sell Iowa to lowans; to cause Iowa people to travel over the state to see what Iowa has to offer, thus giving Iowa cities and towns an opportunity to build celebrations attracting visitors, and to promote business in general. day. Dr. Mueller was in charge. Mrs. Nielsen's son, Walter, lives In Fenton and operates an oil station. New Car Sales Last week the Goetsch Molor Company delivered Chevrolets to Edwin Greinert of Whiltemore, Fred Frink of Fairville, Nick Martin! of Cylinder and Herman Dreyer of Fenton, a pick-up truck to Chas. Nelson of Fenton, Pontlac sedan to Ludwlg Johnson near Depew and an Allia-Chalmers tractor to Fred Harberger of Bancroft. Mrs. William Jentz Is down In bed with a bad case of tonsilitls. Mrs. Art Mueller Is now employed at the Raymond Prlebe grocery store. Grace Gibbons spent last week In Algona with her sister, Mrs. Merle Davidson. Dr. and Mrs. J. A. Mueller entertained their dinner bridge club on Thursday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Neuman of Algona were callers at the Frank Bailey home Sunday. Florence Anderson of Swea City spent last week with her sister, Mrs. Wilfred Stoeber. REPORT OF CONDITION OF Security State Bank of Algona, in the State of Iowa, organized under the laws of the State of Iowa, a member of the Federal Reserve System, at the close of business on March 31st. 1937. Published In accordance with calls made by the Superintendent of Banking of Iowa and the Federal Reserve Bank of this district on a date fixed by the Superintendent of Banking of Iowa and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Reserve Act of Section 9231, Code of Iowa. ASSETS 1. Loans and discounts $173,375.32 3. United States Government obligations, direct and-or fully guaranteed 16.900.00 3. Other bonds, stocks and securities 17,266.96 6. Banking house $16,500.00 Furniture and fixtures 3,500.00 20,000.00 8. Reserve with Federal Reserve bank 54,742.90 9. Cash, balances with other banks, and cash Items In process of collection 18. Other aaseU 259,263.35 1,242.06 TOTAL *.......;. LIABILITIES 14. Demand deposits of individuals, partnerships and corporations 15. Time deposits of individuals, partnerships, and corporations 16. State, county and municipal deposits 18. Deposits of other banks, certified and officers' checks outstanding, etc Not secured by the pledge of loans and-or Investments $482,790.69 31. Capital account: Common stock 500 shares, par $100 per shares 50,000.00 Surplus 1000000 TOTAL CAPITAL ACCOUNT $245,879.40 3,573.21 191,052.48 42,285.50 60,000.00 $542,790.59 TOTAL <pira- f- , wi . We, C. B. Murtagh, Pres.; Frank Kohlhaasi'Vice Pres.; E. A Schemel, Cashier of the above-named bank, do solemnly swear that the above statement is true to the best of our knowledge and belief. C. B. MURTAGH, President FRANK KOHLHAAS, Vice Pres. E. A. SCHEMEL, Cashier Correct—Attest Directors A. HUTCHISON E. J. HOUGH J. W. HAGGARD M. G. BOURNE GAYLORD D. SHUMWAY H. M. HAUBERG R. W. CALDWELL D. C. HUTCHISON State of Iowa, County of Kossuth ss: Sworn to and subscribed before me this 10th day of April, 1937 (SEAL) FLORA I. TIS3, Notary Public REPORT OF CONDITION OF IOWA STATE BANK of Algona, in the State of Iowa, organized under the laws of the State of Iowa, and a member of the Federal Reserve System, at the close of business on March 31. 1937. Published in accordance with calls made by the Superintendent of Banking of Iowa and the Federal Reserve Bant of this district on a date fixed by the Superintendent of Banking of Iowa and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System pur- Euant to the provisions of the Federal Reserve Act and Section 9231 Code of Iowa. ASSETS 1. Loans and discounts 2. Ovedrafts , 3. United States Government obligations, direct and-or fully guaranteed 4. Other bonds, stocks, and securities 6. Banking house $ 15,000.00 Furniture and fixtures 3,901.00 8. Reserve with Federal Reserve bank . B. Cash, balances with other banks, and cash items in process of collection $710,951.85 6.07 75,200.00 30,548.88 18,901.00 592,029.45 607,245.60 TOTAL LIABILITIES 14. Demand deposits of individuals, partnerships, and corporations 15. Time deposits of individuals, partnerships, and corporations 16 State, county, and municipal deposits 17. United States Government and postal savings deposits 18. Deposits of other banks, certified and officers' checks outstanding, etc Total of Items 14 to 18, inclusive: Not secured by the ledge of loans and-or investments ., 51,913,489.59 31. Capital account: Common stock 500 shares, par $100 per share $ 50,000.00 Surplus 50,000.00 Undivided profits—net 21,384.2t> Total Capital Account $1,459,719.40 34,240.05 242,884.19 100.00 176,554.95 1,913,489.59 121,384.26 TOTAL, Including Capital Account .... $2,034,882.85 I, H. L GILMORE, Cashier of the above-named bank, do solemnly swear that the above statement is true to the best of my knowledge and belief. Correct Attest: H. L. GILMORE, Cashier Directors— M. P. HAGGARD M. H. FALKENHAINER L. E. LINNAN R. H. MILLER State of Iowa, county of Kossuth, ss: Sworn to and subscribed be/ore me this 9th day of April, 1637. (8BAL) LOUISE MAGNUSON, Notary Public. In The WEEK'S NEWS Current Events Photographed for The Algona Upper Des Moines JAPANESE HELD ON ASSAULT CHARGE—Police find powerful radio and maps of Los Angeles water system In his room. Discovery of powerful radio equipment and blueprints of Los Angeles' underground water system in the room of Buc- ihiro Abo, 59-year-old Japanese masseur, set police to investigating possible espionage activities. Abo, who said he has lived In Los Angeles for the past twenty-three years explained that the radio was a hobby and the blue prints had been left In his room by a former occupant The Japanese was arrested* after he had stabbed a man In a street fight and detectives discovered the radio and maps during a routine search of his room. REPUBLICAN NOSIINEE ESCAPES ASSASSIN—Oliver T. Remmers, Republican nominee for mayor of St. Louis at the kitchen door of his home, the spot where three bullets struck and a crude bomb was thrown In an attempt to assassinate him. One of the bullet holes can be seen at right side of door. The bomb which did not explode, shattered the'window pane. FIRE DESTROYS HOSPITAL BUILDING—A spectacular fire of an undetermined origin early March 31, at Marion, Ind. razed the mess hall of the U. S. Veterans' Facility Hospital with a loss estimated at $300,000. The fire when discovered had gained such headway that efforts of the hospital, city and neighboring city fire departments were useless. ONE KILLED, SIX INJURED-^Shown above is the wrecked car in which "Pete" Finley was killed and six others injured, two critically, late Saturday night when the car stalled on the tracks and was struck by a fast freight train on the Nickel Plate Railroad at Ramsey, 111. Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Zumach spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Christensen near Estherville. Mr. and Mrs. Kern Elerick of Alta and Ernest Veaux of Ida Grove spent Sunday lit the L, J. Weis- brods. Mrs. Otto Wilberg and her sister- in-law, Mildred Wilberg, went to Minneapolis Friday to visit relatives. O. G. Peppard of Minnesota is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Al Kennedy Mr. Peppard formerly lived near Fenton. Henry BratruJ (if Graettinger visited his cousin. Bertel Berkland and family, Thursday evening to Friday. Mr. and M-s. F. P. M:-wel autoed to Wells, M ; jin., Sunuay to visit Mrs. Newel's mother, Mrs. Mary Sorenson. Mr. and Mrs. E K. Johnson and children of Faiivi'Ie wejv Sunday supper guests at ihe Henry Weg- eners in Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Klus.s und son, Willis of Gait b|,.nt Saturday night and Sunday at (lie partn'.al F. C. Kluss home. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Newi-l and son-; and Mrs. Kate Newel, Hartley, spent Sunday at the Jolia Newel and G. B. Johnson homes. Marie Pertl, employed at tlv? Bernie Roberts home in West Bend, spent Sunday here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Pertl. Mr. and Mrs. Bertel Berklunrt and Mr. and Mrs. Morris Mitchel) and families of Fenton were supper guests at the Milford Mitchells Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Eigler and daughter, Mary Jane and Mr. and Mrs. Derwood Eigler spent Sunday with the former's son, Paul Eigler at Boone. Rev. J. T. Snyder attended a meeting at Armstrong Monday. F. Bailey accompanied him and spent the time visiting his daughter, Mrs. A. T. Whitlow und family. Mrs. Walter Ohm entertained her bridge club Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Amos Finnestad took high, Mrs. A. J. Krause, second high, and Mrs. Fred Newel, low prizes. Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Holldorf and daughters, Jean and June of Ceylon, Minn., were dinner guests at the parental Robert Kyhl home on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Holldorf were supper guests ut the KyhJs. Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Olson and sons, John and William of Spencer were entertained at the Ur. Ruske home Sunday. Mrs. L. J. Olson, who spent two weeks here with her daughter, Mrs. Ruske, went home with her son, Ervin and family. Ed Wtisbrod of Whittemore spent Saturday night and Sunday with Fenton relatives und friends. Mrs. Weisbrod was called to Dodge Center, Minnesota, last week Wed- sday because of the serious illness of her mother, Mrs, Mary Gib- lions. Mr. and Mi*.. Albin Atkinson, son Merlin and daughter, Betty of Swea City and Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Stoeber and son, Billy, Fenton, were Sunday dinner guests at the Alfred Meyers home. Mrs. Atkinson and Mr. end Mrs. Meyers were school chums at Morniugside College. REUNION HELD BY IRV1NGTON FOLKS, SUNDAY Irvington: A family reunion of the Frank Weber family was enjoyed last Sunday at the country home of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Barr. Those attending were: Mr. and Mrs. Henry Weber of Corwith, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Weber of LuVerne. John Weber and family and Frank Weber of Irvington and Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Weber of Bancroft. At noon a buffet dinner was served. Plum Creek Club The Plum Creek Literary society met last Wednesday (a week ago) with Mrs. John Shulz acting hostess. Mrs. Anne Drone, president, was in charge. The program consisted of a talk on "Flowers" by Mrs. Harry Bode. Election of officers followed with results as follows: Mrs. Chris McWhorter, president; Mrs. Anne Drone, vice president; Mrs. J. P. Johnson, corresponding secretary. The next meeting will be held April 21 with Mrs. Laura Benschoter as hostess. Gravel Driveways Several farmers have been having gravel hauled on their driveways and farm yards due to the extremely muddy conditions some have been forced to travel through. The Ralph Lages and Perry Phillips are among those to be so fortunate. Rome Roblson has been ill for several days with the flu. Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Schmidt of Fluthven were Sunday callers at the Ray Fitch home in Rlverdale township. Miss Marguerite Skllling, Hayfield, teacher and elder dua'ghter of Mr. and Mrs. Hal Skllling, spent the week end with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Gade of West Bend visited Sunday at the Henry Scheppman home. Mrs. Gade is the daughter of the Schepp- mans. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Seip visited Sunday at the D. A. Fraser home near Burt. The occasion was to visit John Selp, father of Carl. Mrs. Fraser is also Mr. Seip's sister. Many farmers started their spring work of preparing the soil for sow- ng oats the first of the week. Owing to spring rains very little of this work has previously been done. Mrs. Allda Roblson, who makes ler home with her daughter, Mrs. M L. Roney, has not been In the 3est of health recently. Mrs. Robison is Irvington's only remaining pioneer of early days. The Irvinpton Dancing club will meet on Friday evening: for one of their popular parties nt the local hall. Election of officers will also be conducted. Those presiding now are Robert ^Skilling:. president and Harold Smith, secrctary-trensurer. Mrs. Rny Fitch visited recently at the Chns. Raneys. southwest of Livermorr. Mr. Rnney has not been in the best of health recently and for a short time was confined to a hospital in Fort Dodge suffering with hemorrhages of the nose. However, at this writing he is reported as somewhat improved. Some time ago a news item appeared in this column regarding the Cresco 4-H girls' club, stating that Mrs. Loren Brown was the local club leader. In making n rorrrc- tion we wish to say Mrs. Ralph Brown is the leader and Mrs. Loren Brown the assistant leader. The next club meeting will be held with Patricia Matern on April 24. Man's Hip Broken LuVerne: Otto Bunkofske, who lias made his home at the Mrs. Elsie Steussy home for several years, had the misfortune to slip and break his hip, Thursday evening of last week. He is 69 years of age. Red Perkins and his original Dixie Ramblers 13-piece novelty colored band Last dance of season Whittemore Academy Evening of Monday April 19 Kossuth County MUSIC FESTIVAL Saturday Evening April 17 7:30 A.H.S. Auditorium TWELVE SCHOOLS—500 STl DEMS Admission—Students lOe. adults 20c. W Before buying your seeds, conic in and see our complete line. We have an ample stock of field and garden seeds on hand now. No order is too large or too small. Also carry complete lines in Hubbard and Nuti-ena Chick feed. Couldn't we help you as we have others? Top Price Paid for Wool ALGONA PRODUCE Phone 9 East State 1 t , 4. |!llilill(!li{l!!llllllllii!l!llf|||ill||ill||||||||||||||||||||||| U ||Hllllllllin K. D. JAMES - VISIT - * to . r , e °" Wednes, Thursday, and Friday. An experienced Interior Decorator k i ? enJ 5 inin Moore & Co. Department of Home Decoration will demon- now to.add color charm to every room in your home with Benjamin Moore This Coupon is Valuable Sign your name below. 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