The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 15, 1937 · Page 12
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, April 15, 1937
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The Algona Upper Des Koines, Algona, Iowa, April 15,1937 Tom Sherman's Cousin Dies At Cherokee Tom Sherman Monday received news of the death of his cousin, Chas. D. Meloy, a prominent attorney of Cherokee. Mr. Meloy died suddenly of heart trouble. He was born and raised in Ft. Dodge, where be was very popular. He served in Siberia during the war as a lieutenant with forces under the late Capt. Harry Lantry and was later prominent in Legion affairs. Granger P. Mitchel and Iowa Supreme Co\irt Justice Richard Mitchel of Fort Dcdge. were cousins. Mr. Meloy was 46 years of age and leaves a wife and three children. Peter Loofts, Swea City, Have Golden Anniversary Swea City: Dozens of friends, neighbors and relatives of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Looft of this community, joined with the couple this past week in celebrating their golden wedding anniversary. The Loofts were married on April 7. 18?7. at Wesselburen. Germany, and within a month the bride nnd groom sailed to America —the land of promise. May 9. 1887, they arrived at Bancroft, and lived on a farm north of Bancroft for a few vears. then moved southwest of Swea City. They later moved again I to a farm which they purchased USED CARS '34 Chevrolet Panel Delivery 'S2 Chevrolet Coach '31 Chevrolet Coach '30 Ford Coach •26 Buick Couch 'Z- Chevrolet Coach '26 Erskine Srdun •J8 Ponti»c Coach Hoenk Motor Service West of Court House MtcnwtionM Htrmttr tmttntt i «n«t new Hnc of tnicH—« m«k>r nnn itory for the tnmportotion world—• pcrwnil newt Item lor every uter of trucki I four miles north of Bancroft, and lived there for 30 years. Their son, Harry, now lives on the old home place. In 1929 they retired and moved to Swea City, where they have made their home for the past eight years. The Loofts had nine children, all of whom were present at the anniversary dinner, together with 20 grandchildren. The children are N. E. Looft. Armstrong: Mrs. Fred Rasmussen. Renwick: Amanda Looft, at home; Peter Looft. Armstrong: Frank Looft, Swea City: Mrs. Anna Reimers Burt: Harry of Bancroft: Mrs. Matt Munson of Ames, and Minnie . Looft of Fort Dodge. ! Open house was held, and over I 100 friends dropped in to congratulate the couple. A six o'clock dinner was also served to about 50 relatives the evening of April 7. and 1M> members of the Lutheran congregation gathcred afterward for a surprise party. Rev. Swanson acted as toastmaster. | We*ley Auxiliary j ! Women At Titonka i Wesley: Ten American Legion i Auxiliary members of the Wesley * unit including Mrs. Van Hansen. Mrs. Kate Kennedy. Mrs. Halvor Flom Sr. Mrs. Halvor Flom. Jr.. Mrs F. A. Bonnstetter. Mrs. Geo. i Aldrich. Mrs. Frank Kouba. Sr.. and Shirley. Mr* Anthony John< son and Mrs. L. L. Lease attend! ed the spring quarterly meeting held at Titonka Tuesday afternoon, 13. Mrs. R- B. Hopkins, a VOIGHT FUNERAL RITES SATURDAY ATWHITTEHORE Community Pays Final Tribute to Memory of Leader • Here is the first announcement of the new International Trucks in the gleaming metal dress and lines of today and tomorrow. Even more important than the eye-values in these new trucks are the new values underneath the surface. Advanced engineering throughout the entire mechanical product ,. .. new standards of utility and performance ... these are offered in every model of this new line, in sizes ranging from the Half-Ton unit (shown here) up to po« erful ! (Six-Wheeler J. The new In t etna- i tfanah urt on ditf>l*y- Con ? ;n -r.d .fee them in our member of the Algona unit, whose home now is Wesley, accompanied j the local delegation to Titonka. Livermore Girl, Ga* Victim, Back Home Livermore: Miss Vera Hoffman, who has been attending school at Des Moines. and who was so unfortunate as to be overcome with gas in her apartment, i? here at the home of her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hoffman. Miss Hoffman had returned from her studies last Thursday as usual, and she does not remember of turning on the gas. but when her sister who rooms with her returned from her work, she found Miss Vera in the above condition. She is in a weakened condition, but getting along as well as could be expected. After resting here for a few weeks, she expects to return to Des Moines. where she has accepted a position in a bank. Divorce Granted Sylva J. Nail. Corwith. was grant- a divorce from Clracnce Nail in district court Monday. She was given custody of five minor children, and the defndant was ordered to pay $4 per month per child for their care, until they are 17 years old. and also the court costs. McCormick Deering Store E. State LTRUCKS INTERNA Please Reserve the week of April 19 for the Presbyterian Aid for their Gad-about Tea. ending Friday. April 23, with a tea frolic in the church basement. Everyone is invited to these teas from 10 to 11 o'clock each morning. For transportation call Mrs. Frank Shills, chairman. A Complete Stock of the Finest Quality Garden Tools Garden Garden «x Hose WJTittemore: A loyal citizen. B loving father, and a kind neighbor was lost to this community in the passing of Carl Voight, Sr.. whose funeral was held here Saturday nft- ernoon. first nt the home, and followed by services at St. Paul's Lutheran church. Mr. Voight was 76 years of age. He had been ill with the fiu about a week, and succumbed to it Wednesday of last week. Carl Friedrich Wilhelm Voight was born in Germany. Oct. 24. 1860 and confirmed in the Lutheran faith. He w«s united in marriage to Bertha Seegebarth. Dec. 8, 1881. In 18$7 he and his wife, and their two children, migrated to America, and after working a few years as a farm laborer. Mr. Voight started 1 farming in the Lotts Creek neighborhood, and at his death he owned his home place, two miles east and four and one half miles south of Whittemore. He purchased the William Dau residence in Whittemore in 1924. and he and his wife retired at that time from active •work on the farm. Mrs. Voight passed away a few short months after leaving the farm. During the past 39 years he had been a very active member of the church to which he belonged, helping in all ways to improve it, and never missing a service unless ill. He leaves to mourn his death, five sons. Otto of Eagle Grove. Carl Jr. As The Old Saying Goes* If s Names That Make The News "Names make news," an old adage familiar to almost every newspaperman and woman, was the basts for a survey made by an Upper Des Mbines reporter who has learned that 2,159 names make a newspaper. Last week's Upper Des Molnes, the April 8 edition, was carefully checked and rechecked to find out how many names were Included in the 80 columns that constituted the 10 pages. And, counting each name only once, it was found there were more than 2.000 included. Of the total number, over one hundred "John Henrys" hit the front page. In almost every instance, these names were found In stories of county-wide interest. Each of the sections of the county which are represented every week were also checked. Armstrong was represented with 25 names; 476 Algonlans got in print: and there were 158 from Hurt. An even 160 from Seneca, 13 from Bancroft, 30 from Doan, B from Falrvlew, 106 from Fenton, 32 from Four Corners, 18 from Good Hope, 52 from Grant. 54 from Hebron, 23 from Irvington, and 92 from Lakota were also included In this edition. Ledyard's total was 57; Livermore's 81: Lone Rock's, 163; Lu- Vcrne's, 54: Ottosen's, 45; Portland's, 88; Sexton's, 43; St. Benedict's. 18: St. Joe's. 83: Tltonka's, 78; Wesley's, 33; West Bend's, 16. nnd Whittemore's, 264. Upon completion of her survey, the reporter said she had not counted names out of mere curiosity nor had she done the work because of any great interest In mathematics. Her chief reason, it seems, was to make it apparent to readers that The Algona Upper Des Moines believes names make news and is always happy to have all items of interest concernfng all families in the county. of Osage. Ewald of Algona, Herman and Archie of Whittemore. and six daughters. Mrs. Ed Hanson of Algona. Mrs. Will Schwanke of Cedar Falls. Mrs. Reinhold Ostwald. Mrs. Arnold Wagner of Whittemore, Mrs. Arthur Mather of Rolfe and Ella at home. Fred Jacobs Has Birthday Party Fenton: Mrs. Fred Jacobs of Algona. formerly of Fenton, entertained Sunday evening in honor of Mr. Jacobs' birthday anniversary. Five hundred was played at seven tables with Mr. Jacobs winning high and Mrs. Zumach of Algona, low. Other guests were Messrs, and Mesdames K. J. Frank, Chas. Newel, G. B. Johnson. W. V. Yager, Amos Finnestad. George Jentz, Walter Krause, Fred JenU, Delbert Hanna. Clarence Theesfield, F. F. Mueller, Walter Jentz, all of Fenton and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Wittkopf of Lotts Creek and their two sons. Mr. and Mrs. Gerhart Wittkopf of Algona and Mr. and Mrs. Zumach. also of Algona. Mrs. Jacobs served a delicious two course lunch. Retrial Granted A retrial of the case of the State vs. Hamm Boeckholdt. Lakota. charged with Illegal possession of intoxicating liquor was granted in court here this week. Retrial was granted on the grounds that the jury had not been properly instructed by the court. Quarantined Friday Edgar Schmiel, whose father is a teacher of the Lotts Creek Lutheran school, was quarantined for scarlet fever Friday at the Robert Bell home, Mrs. Bell will attend him. Mr. Bell and son, Loren, will live at the P. A. McArthur home. All future plans for the Bells' silver wedding anniversary Sunday will have to be postponed. Call Anti-War Meeting, April 22 There will be a public meeting at the Methodist church next Thursday afternoon. April 22, sponsored by the Emergency Peace Campaign which is attempting to educate the people of the United State to oppose any foreign war invasion. The meddling of the United States into the affairs of the European nations in 1917 to "save the world for democracy" has turned out to be a grave and costly mistake, so says the Peace Campaign leaders. At the local meeting on April 22. Rev. Nelson Dreier from Cedar Rapids and Rev. H. E. Hutchinson from Spencer will be the speakers. The public is urged to support this meeting. The aa» Classified Ads FOR SALE—Baby Chicks. Get our prices before ordering. Ask about our Starting and Growing Mash at $2.75 per cwt. We use this in our own batteries. We ordered it before the rise in the market. Amout limited to each customer at jur option.—Kossuth County Hatchery, 209 East State St., Algona. la. 15-SS AUCTION SALE—House and 10 lots. Household furniture, etc. Sat.. April 17, 1937. at 1:00 p. -m.—J. E. Ormsby. Wesley, Iowa. 15* FOR SALE—Home fciown scarified sweet clover seed at $'J per bu— H. J. Sherman. Wesley. li FOR SALE—1936 Smooth Awn velvet malting barley. Raised on clean ground. Also Cobbler and \Varbo potatoes for sec-d.—John P. Dyson. Algona. 1 5* Wanted WANTED—Married man for field work, tractor experienced. Small family.—Loren Brown. 15* WANTED— Lumber Sawing.— Frank Stebritz. 412 No. Minn. St., Algona, Iowa. 15' MEN WANTED—For Rawleigh routes of 800 families in Algona and Emmetsburg. Reliable hustler should start earning 125 weekly and increase rapidly. Write today. —Rawleighs, Dept. IAD-11-S, Freeport, 111. 15* FOR SALE—Super Special, 1936, Plymouth coach. C cyl. fterO dynamic. Spotless njohair. Finished in beautiful gray Positively just like new. Hurry! This bargain price JM'j.OO. —Klah.--ie Motor Co., Algona. , 15 Velocipedes lii"sl"t *4.95 Sannet Cans 98c Garden Sets 25c Kohlhaas & Spilles IF YOU Need seed corn, come ami Me mint- before you buy. Best fjuahty, lowest prit es.—A. C. Car- liile. vVhiltemoic, Iowa. 15* FOR SALE—Trailer cabin, Ib' 7' wide. Modern equipment, S2W) pnic-—Ed Baker, Kanawha, Rt. 2. 15* FOR KALE— Home grown scarified .v.veet dovtr seed. $15 per hundred.— H. J Sherman, 1 rnile NE Wfcsley. 15 WANTED—Responsible party to lease space in large chain grocery for meat market Must furnish own equipment. Address Postoffice. Box 1074. Omaha, Nebraska. 15 WANTED— Securities Salesmen. One of Iowa's larger investment firms has several attractive open-> ings. Experience not necessary as we train our own salesmen. A connection with the firm. tKbuld prove very profitable to. those who can qualify. Write, Fully stating qualifications, references, etc. Box S. Upper Des Moines. 14-15* Lost-Found FOUND—Kosary, black; owner can have same by identifying and paying for this ad at the Upper Des Moines office. 15 FOUND—Purse with money in it Saturday, on Algona street. Owner can have same by giving proo: of ownership and paying for this ad, at The Algona Upper Des Moinew office. FOR SALE— Hampshire bred -iUs to farrow April 15 to May rjth. A team of blue roan mares. ;uid 10 years, one black 3-yr. old ielrJmy-J. C. Skow, Wesley. 14 FOR SALE— Oood Chrysler 6 coupe. A-l mechanical condition, heap.— Merle Weilendorf. 14-15* FOR SALE—White Blossom Swett Clover seed. Recleaned and aiilied. Hampshire bred gilts to farrow about April 15th to May 1st.—Boshell & Roland, St. Benedict, phone Algona 3&6-W. 14-15* FOK SALE— Power kpruyer, Kurd engine af.Uw-hed; kpray boom for poUiUH-* or other field iTop»; liO feet suruy hone and gun for fruit kpruyiiig. Guaranteed in perfect condition. $176. —S. H. Mc.Nutt, Alguna, la. 14-15* Miscellaneous FILM DEVELOPING—and printing, any fcize, 30c per roll, free enlargement with any roll. —Lu»by'» drug 13-tf FARMERS ATTENTION—Sheep shearing. See Frank Lewis, Algona or E. Pearson, Phone 52, Lone Rock. 11-12 & 15-16* CHICK MASH—Starting and and Growing Mash especially put up for our trade at $2.75 per hundred—at our hatcheries—AAA Brands. Call, examine formula and compare with other higher priced mashes.—Kossuth County Hatchery, East State St., Algona. Iowa. 14-17 &SS Hunting for a frozen caveman In Siberian marshes which have not thawed out In 30,000 years. Read about this Russian expedition in the American Weekly, the magazine distributed with next Sunday's Chicago Herald and Examiner. FOR SALE—Potatoes, seed or table. Quality good. Lowest prices. —Hay McWhorter, Burt. 14-15* FOR SALE—L. C. Smith standard M*e typewriter. First $23 takes it Machine in good shape.— Alj4oua Upper Des Moines. 14 FOR FARMS or town property, see me.—C. W. Nicoulin, real estate, Algona. 7-30* FARMS FOR SALE—All sizes prices, locations. Terms to suit you. List your furni with ua.—Mc- Doiutld & Co. 10-tf ANNOUNCEMENT — We are pleased to advise we can furnish you with a high quality chick ma*b at $2.95 per cwt. Buy Weilendorf Leghorn baby chicks and started chicks and get honest to goodness egg production next winter—Wei- lendorf Hatchery, Algona, Iowa. 14-tf WARNING When burning leaves or rubbish, do not forget to put out your fire. A pile of live ashes may cause a serious fire to some property. A little caution on your part may eliminate a lot of grief later. C. F. Specht Mayor Cresco Club Meeting The Cresco Embroidery club was entertained last Wednesday (a week ago) with Mrs. Grover Reed as hostess for the April meeting. Pue to the illness of Mrs. Chris Long, the president, the vice president, Mrs. Reed, was in charge. Farewell gifts were presented to Mrs. Ruth Stiles and Mrs. Cora Shllts as members who are leaving the club. A discussion followed regarding a Mothers Day party to be held at the shelter house at the State Park. The program closed with music. Halrbreafti Harry, self-styled King of the ttoboes, »M11 hM hi* nerve witii hltn. Panhandling hi a local restaurant, one of (he waltresse* took pity on his looks, and sal* she Would give him something to eat, after MB request for a handout. She brought him a n*eat~feand- M<ch, coffee and doughnuts} and punched a ticket which she paid for herself. Ralrbreath Harry looked at: the sandwich then pushed ifc away In disdain. "I'm a vegetarian" said Bar- Sorensen SPECIALS Salad Dressing, School Girl 24 oz. jar 26c Crackers 2 Ib. box 19c Pork and Beans No, 2% size, 2 for 23c Peas & Carrots, Lima Beans No. 2 size 6 for 55c 12 for $1.05 OXYDO tmrgt of beautiful Yftmen I • .4 Y 6c bar' 3 17c 63c 21c Quality Home Butchered Meats VEAL BOAST per Ib. 18c VEAL MEAT LOAF per Ib. 18c VEAL STEW per Ib. 14c BABY BEEF BOAST per Ib. 18c POBK CUTLETS per Ib. 21c Seed Potatoes Onion Sets and Plants Northnip King and Ferry Seeds Complete Line Fresh Vegetables Fancy Dressed Chickens TOP PRICE FOR EGGS Sorensen Grocery Co. We Deliver Phones 138-139 _rmo*iiAU uwtftn » r**tt rm CDHMTT w omow «m WOOBTM avcnnwo m ttmct **, CtAM Of SDiVKX Tfctt to • WESTERN UNION R«t«ivrd at Chicago, 111., Mar. 13th 1937 The Hub Clothiers Algona, Iowa. Just made purchase 300 Young Mens snappy graduation Suits stop Our share going forward at once stop These suits are $5.00 below present market price stop. Chet Williams FOR GRADUATION—An Underwood or Corona-Smith portable typewriter ia the finest present u graduating senior could get this suriug. Look them over now, take your pick.—Algona Upper DBS Moines, Underwoud-Corona-Smith distributors. 1* Bigelow Weavers Rugs and Carpetings All standard sizes carried in stock. Large assortment to select from. Our prices are much lower than the present market prices. Be sure and see the Bigelow Jne before buying. Foster Furniture Co.

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