The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 2, 1930 · Page 10
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-.,/*-'?^ FORMER ALGONA (MEN E, A. Wolcott of Los Angeles Spending Several Days With o!4 Friends Here, CALLS IOWA GARDEN SPOT Off THE WORLD, Left Here Twelve Years Ago, May Return Again to God's Country to Make His Home. E. A. Wolcott of "boa Angeles, California, arrived In Algona Monday for a few days' visit with old neighbors and friends while on his Way to Wisconsin to visit two brothers whom he has not seen for fifteen years. While a resident of Algona, Mr. Wolcott was engaged in the hardware business, his store being located on the alley where the Christensen store now stands. After selling out to the late John Peter- feon, he, with his family moved to Hollywood until about a year ago, when they moved to Los Angeles. Eleven years ago he came back to Algona on a business trip and that was his last visit to the pld home town until this visit, '" Wolcott Tikes Iowa. Mr, Wolcott is loud In his praises of Iowa and calls It "God's Country," and the "Garden Spot of the World." No place on his trip,did he see crops looking 1 'so'fine and the people so contented' 'attd'' prosperous-looking as in Iowa. «'He says he felt better Just as soon as'he crossed the Iowa line. Southfcrn"'<'California Is having a period of; "business depression. Utah Is a comparatively poor state. Western Nebraska lodks very dry while in the southern-part of the state some small grain?,was in the shock and the corn was of, poor stand and but three or four Inches* high, while In Iowa It Is knee .high, Mr. Wolcott was given a cordial welcome by his former friends and Algona .business men and It was easy to see that he felt there is no place like homV^ven after an absence of twelve years. Mr.,and Mrs. Glen Raney and daughter, Meredith, are spending two weeks' .Vacation, at Clear Lake. Mr. Raney ; Is assistant 'post master. ',4*"'*'*"*" »• Sales Positions of Twenty Leading Cars. An interesting table Which appeared oh the editorial page of the Des Molnes Register Monday gave a list of the sftles positions of twenty leading passenger cars. Tha table was taken from the Financial Woridj and showed the fating fot the first fouf months of 1930 and the year 1828. Fort took the lead for 1830 with a percentage of 41. Chevrolet Was second with 24.3 per cent. Buick, which held sixth place last year, rose to third place with a total of 3.3 per cent of the cars sold. Pontlac was fourth In place, Essex, fifth; Dodge, sixth) oldsmobile, seventh; Chrysler, eighth. The other twelve In their respective orde^r were Btudebaker, Nash, Plymouth, DeBoto, Hudsbh, Willys, Graham, Hupmobiie, .thirant, Oakland, Whippet and Packard. j "•* Wm, John Is helping out at the 'AVINGCREWB _, HAVINGTROUBll Eight of Way to be Condemned Hear Swea City Uef ore Paving Goes on, DIAMOND JUBILEE Will Celebrate August 17, 18 and 19 at Forest City With Big Program. \ i i *~ ^ , .-» P BROADCASTED THE INVITATIONS. All Former Residents of County tJrg- ed to be Present. Preparations Made for Visitors. Winnebago county will hold a Diamond Jubilee celebration August 17, 18 and 19 at Forest City, similar to the big event held In AJgona last July. They are making every preparation to have a big program and Saturday evening Invitations were broadcasted from the Ames station to the: public, especially former residents of Winnebago county anfl vicinity. The program will start on Sunday, August 17, with the linvelllng of windows In the business houses, showing old county relics and antiques. An address will be given In the afternoon, followed by a chorus of 1,000 voices and a band concert. The reunions will start Monday. Base ball games, radio concerts, vaudeville and free attractions will be held. The big parade will be held Tuesday, also a health Judging of Four-H club members. The parade promises to be a big thing and a-hearty Invitation has been extended to the former residents of the county and the public In general to attend. ,..-..- TITLE OF THE LAND INVOLVED. avtogr Crew Moved to the West End of the Project. Will Pave Through Swea City. Swea City Herald: Paving operations n road No. 8 will be switched probab- y this Thursday to the extreme west nd of the project on the west boun- ary of Swea City. The change Is made y reason of right-of-way trouble arising from between 300 and 400 feet of elocatlon of the road adjoining the ormer Duhigg section on the east side f the town. Title to this land Is more r less involved at this time and the iate highway commission has been orced to enter condemnation pro- eedlngs in order to get possession of and for the relocation of 300 to 400 eet of road. The paving machine vill be moved this week from a point ome 400 feet east of 'he east boundary ne of the town to the west boun- ary line. By the time the mile ex- .ending through Swea City Is paved it j expected the state will have pos- esslon of the 300 to 400 feet adjoining the Duhigg section, the paving machine can proceed across this short tretch and some four miles of paving >n the west end of the project will >e completed. The Hallett Construction company has made rapid progress having laid more than two and a half miles hi two weeks. Meanwhile Mrs. A. W. Bruce's residence will be moved to one side to al- ow the paving to go through. Mrs. Bruce has bought Mrs. J. L. Poole's residence where the Frank D. Trevett's live, but under the terms of their lease the Trevetts have thirty days In which to move. Mrs. Bruce meanwhile will live where she Is. The Bruce residence will be sold New Fen \V/V-. T VV U'ii. SEES HEAVY CLAIMS ON FUNK BANKERS American Bankers Association Official Declares That Banking Changes Creating Large Bank Systems Will Call for Broader Social Viewpoints. Larger scale group or branch hank- ing wilt Inevitably bring a new era of banking organization and operations to the United States and bankers -will have to develop "new conceptions, new administrative methods and new economic views," Rudolf S. Beebt, Chairman of the Economic Policy Commission of the American Bankers Assoda* tion, recently tbld the members of the American Institute of Banking. The Institute Is the educational section of the association and he emphasized the point that the new era In banking demanded "that we must step- up our education BO that hanking shall be fortified for new responsibilities." What the Future Calls For "We must broaden our social conception of banking," Mr. Hecht said. "Not anly lor the technical operations of the new banking must we fit ourselves, but both as individuals and an organized profession we must charge ourselves with serious consideration of the BO-' jlal problems that are involved. Already we hear murmurings and fears md doubts as to whether the changes that are coming about In banking In •.he extension of group and branch systems do not constitute the looming of i new financial menace, a monopolistic threat not only to the individual unit banker, but to the financial liberty of loclety In general. I am stating these things merely as facts that must be taken into consideration In our studies. "Public opinion cannot DO Ignored by any husiness, least of all by bank- Ing, which Is admittedly semi-public In character and Is, therefore, suhlect to special supervision by the constituted authorities. If banking develops tendencies that give rise to public tears, we must so conduct ourselves as to reassure all doubts. "For this Is true,—that business suo :eeds only by serving society—that no business can permanently prosper *l' A 1930 Model up-to-date ensemble consisting of House and attached pantdet) with separate skirt to match See it on display in our wash dress department ESIDES being a comfortable and Inexpensive addition to yout wardrobe, this com- -f~s blnation garment hw several new and desirable feature*; The pantalet-blouie cotabi- nation can be wo* indoors, t>y the state, which has bought the entire property, to the highest bidder. Engineer W. I. Paylor is advertising for sealed bids which will be opened next Tuesday, July 3. vertise Bull ness Fenton JFour-H Club Banquets Mothers. Fenton, July 1. Special: The Four- H club members gave a six o'clock banquet in honor of their mothers in the Methodist church parlor Wednesday evening. The dining room was appror priately decorated in the club colors, green and white. Seasonable flowers lent charm and color to the table. There were seventeen guests present. 'Mothers enjoying the courtesy were: Mesdames L. J. Dreyer, M. Weisbrod, J. H. Jensen, E. J. Frank, Chas. Glaus, Herman Dreyer, Mr. Meyers, Theodore Blackwenn, John Gramenz, F. J. Weisbrod, Carrie Voigt, Otto Borchardt, and the leader, Mrs. W. J. Weisbrod. Other guests were Mrs. E. A, Weisbrod. Misses Irene Newel and Lena Blackwenn and Mrs. Delbert Hanna of Lone Rock. The Weisbrod sisters, Hazel and Maxine, gave a violin-piano selection, Leona Borchardt a humorous reading and the club members sang a number of their club songs. Fined for Having Liquor Nuisance. August Braatz of Whittemore was arrested last week and charged with maintaining a liquor nuisance. The officers found a gallon or so of alleged alcohol in his home. He was brought before Judge F. C. Davidson and pled guilty. He was fined $300.00 and costs and a three months' jail sentence was suspended on his good behavior. Nazarene (Church. Sunday school at 0:45 a. m. Leason title, "Abraham; A Pioneer of Faith." Morning worship at eleven with sermon by the pastor. Evangelistic service at eight p. m. Wednesday evening prayer and Bible study. Test our welcome. — I. F. Metcalf, pastor. Bcliavioristic Theory The theory of behaviorism is a theory and method of psychological study, based on the conception that sound psychological progress must resi upon a purely observational and ob Jective analysis of behavior, thus avoiding the "psychological fallacy." which does not both render service to the public and at the same time con-* vince the public that it Is rendering that service. Banking, therefore, must take cognizance of what the public Is saying of this new era In Its development. "It must be part of the technique of modern banking administration, whatever form our enlarged Institutions take, to avoid the creation of monopolies, or even the appearance of such a centralization of financial power as to be able to exercise, an un- 3ue Influence over public or private finance or other lines of business. The . public's right to the safeguards of fair competition must be observed. s Mutt Preserve Individual Initiative "It must also be an Item of management that Individual Initiative and opportunity shall be maintained. If America has outstripped other nations In the distribution of. the benefits of its progress, It Is due to the fact that there are no barriers of social caste or business tradition against advancement for character, ability, and initla- tiva American business has learned that It serves itself best by encouraging by every practical means Individual ambition and Initiative, and hurts Itself most by repressing or neglecting them. Competition for efficiency, both within an organization and between organizations, will prevent any institution from long enduring In which maintenance of opportunity and recog- oitlon of Initiative are not controlling principles of management. As heads of the greatest of our financial and Industrial institutions stand men who started from the humblest of beginnings. Through all the grades of executive authority and reward stand men In positions In keeping, generally speaking, with their Individual merits. I, personally, see no reason for fearing that the enlarged banking organizations which the future may hold would necessarily supply future bank employees with any lesg opportunity for achievement than unit banking. The Late Mr. Goodban Throughout li|s life Percy T. Goodban, n resident of London, had the reputation of being late for his appointments. Just to pluy u Joke on his Mends he Instructed the under- taUer In his will to be ten minutes lute with his body for the funeral ceremonies. Goodban died recently and the undertaker did as he was Instructed.—Cupper's Weekly. Ford Phaeton T HE Ford Phaeton, shown above, l« equally popular a« a family car and as a sport oar for young people. The seating arrangement provide* for the driver and one passenger In front and three pat.eenger« In the rear. Seat* frp upholstered In two-tone cross copra grain artificial leather. •The top Is of the quick collapsing type, easily handled by one person, and fold* flat The windshield, of Triplex shatter-proof gl*it, I* of the folding type «ndl <?an b* laid flat forward. The windshield wing* fpld over It, tm- th» iipprt effect of the car. TO MY BROTHERS, Editor's Note—The following Masonic poem, written by Rev. C. K. Shackelford, a brother of P. H. Shackelford, the local harness man, was handed us for publication. Rev. Shackelford is a Baptist minister and is making an extended visit with his brothers in Algona. He Is also prominent in Masonic circles in the west. We meet upon the level and we part upon the square We always a brother who will our burden share. The plumb line stands for Justice, the compass points the way, The square, it keeps us moving on the level every day. The widow and the orphan, we always keep in mind, We help a needy brother any where, and any time. We give due and timely notice to word off approaching danger, We warn you to be careful, In talking to a stranger. We are traveling toward a country from whose borne none shall We" eive' you good instructions, these lessons you should learn. Our faith's in God, well founded, as one and all well know, We keep a tongue of good report, on our Journey as we go, If we see an erring brother who has fallen by the way, we whisper words of council, that will help from day to day. Eight hours we find for labor, eight for rest and Bleep, We practice all these lessons, our obligations keep. When these working tools of life shall all be laid aside, We have the consolation, love and truth has been our guide. We have trusted God along the way, we have gone to Him In WherUMs warfare IB over we'll find a welcome there. When at last we all shall gather, in that celestial lodge on high, By a word, the pass and token, we will enter by end. by. There we will learn the secrets, for darkness wUl be, unknown We will understand each other, never more to, watt alone. 0. K. BHACKELPORD, a, Jowa. quickly and easily slipped on for street wear. Just think how handy this arrangement Is. When worn Without the skirt the garment is decidedly attractive and at the same time modest and dignified. The drop seat feature, while not detracting fromtheappeatance of the garment, makes it extremely practical.- All the latest nvi"" -requirement." in- -mbodicd in thi« •"•"<• — the tuck i nouse, the high waist line, and the long skirt. $195 JuC* Beautifully assorted print patterns, Sized from 14 to 20. complete $2.95 Chrisehilles & Herbst wn^^ Emmetsburg Boys Sent to Eldora. Fort Dodge Messenger; Woodrow Murphy, 17, and his 15-year old brother, Flndlay, of Ruthven, were taken to the boys' training school at Eldora today following a hearing before Judge F C. Davidson on theft charges; They are the sons of Mrs. Ed. Williams. The youths were found guilty of a number of thefts from Ruthven, Spencer and Emmetsburg stores and automobiles. A search by Sheriff Leo Shea and his deputies revealed sporting goods, auto accessories and clothing cached about the farm of the boys' mother and their step-father, Ed. Williams, a mile east of Ruthven. The thefts were made over a period of several months and there were dozens of complaints of petty larcenies. The reported sale of small articles at the boys' home led County Attorney A. W. Smith to conduct an Investigation which later resulted In their ar- st. The youths' parents were ignorant of the boys' activities and when they were apprehended Mr. and Mrs. Williams returned as many of the articles as possible. The two were sentenced rest. to remain in twenty-one.. Eldora until they are Annual Raney Family Reunioi* at Soo City. The annual Raney reunion was held Saturday, June 28th in Sioux City and everyone was royally entertained- by, Mr. and Mrs.,Forest Galry and children Clyde, Doris May, Louise and Bet•y Ann- At noon they were all taken to South Ravine Park, where a bounteous feed had Ijeen prepared by the lostess 1 and was awaiting the crowd. In the" afternoon the crowd was taken on a tour of observation to various parts of the city. Despite the fact that It was a long way to go there were about forty-five present. Those from away who attended were: Mr. and Mrs. Walter Davis and daughter, Ho, of MJoorehead, Minnesota; -Mr*, and Mrs. C. E. Clark and daughters, Mrs. James Ross and Mrs. Ben Hartzell ol Britt; Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Raney and children, Faith, and-Everett, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Raney, all of Llvermore; Mrs V. A. Barrett of Ledyard, Ernest Raney of Humboldt; Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Raney, Mr. and Mrs. John Fraser and children, Kenneth and Arlene, Mr. and Mrs Scott Moore, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Potter, 'all of Algona; Mrs. Flora Raney and sons, > Arthur and Forest.'of Lu- Verne; Mrs. Richard Fryb; -of Reinbeck; Mr. and Mrs. Elmgr Potter o feneca; Mr. and Mrs. George Johnon and children, LeRoy, Marjorle:and Vera, of Burt; Lloyd Lauster, a neph- w of Mrs. Chas. Raney, from. Biff 3tone, South Dakota. The reunion Is jo be held at Britt next year. Lone' Rock People Move to Whittemore. Lone Rock, July 1. Special: The ladles' sewing club gave a surprise party in honor of Mrs. W. T. Fish, who Is moving Monday to Whittemore, at the J. M. Blanchard home Friday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Fish have lived here for the past twelve years and have made many friends who hold them in very high esteem and are very sorry to have them leave. Their friends wish thpm much success in then- new home. Among the ladles attending were: Mesdames Roderick, John Rath, Flaig, Zoller, Macumber, Thompson,. .Morris, Kearns, Shick, Gladstone, Schultz, Fred Rath, Krause and Genrich. Mrs. Fish was presented console set from her many with a friends. M. C. McMahon Enters Law Office. Maurice McMahon arrived home from Omaha Friday. He completed his law course at Creighton University this June and will now practice In the offices of Sullivan, McMahon <Sc Linnan. Maurice has been practicing in Omaha for a year having pa»ea the Nebraska bar examination while ne was a Junior In the law college. Lakota Store Was Entered Friday Night. Lakota, July 1. Special: Some one broke into the Edward Thavfis Toggery Shop Friday night, and broke a small door off the Inside pf the safe. The this- or ti:e\et were evidently looking i for money but as there was none in ['the safe they took what papers were there. Baptist Church. The Gideons of fort Dodge will bring their message at the Baptist church next Sunday morning. David P. Smith will be tho speaker. Rev. Q, J. Shao- kelford will preside at the service, At the evening hour this church will join\ln the union services at the Presbyterian church, where Rev. W. . A- Frazlev wUl be the preacher, Our want ads are working tot you. Watch them and you'll get results. A look at our wedding stationery would tempt a man to mwrtftfe. Notice of Probateipf Will. In district court, state of Iowa, Kossuth county, ss. No, 3385. To all whom It may concern: You are hereby notified, that an Instrument o writing purporting to be the last wll and testament of J. W. Bowman, de ceased, dated May IB, 1030, having been this day filed, 'opened and read, th 28th day of July, 1930, la fixed fo hearing proof of same at the cour house in Algona, owa, before the dis trict court of said county or the cler of said court at nine o'cloo a. m. of the day above mentioned, a persons Interested are hereby notifie and required to appear and show cause if any they have, why said instrumen should not be probated and allowed a and for the last will and~lestament o said .deceased. Dated at Algona, Iowa, July 1st, 193 CLARK ORTON, Clerk of District Cour CLARA REYNOLDS, Deputy. 3- CLASSIFIED ADS. The rate per word for advertise- .menta In this column, is 2c paid to advance, 8c if chargedr~ea*b-H muat" accompany all mail ordera, Initials count as one word. Mint mum charge, 26c, For used cars or mechanical work see F. A. Corey. Phone 563 or call at 108 East McGregor street. 3 WANTED—To rent tjhree or . four room suite. Must be all modern. Call 230. 3 * FOR SALE— Two mules, four horses, used tractors, used steam threshing outfit, used binders.— Matt Murtha, phone 52, 3-4 FOR SALE—Alfalfa, second cutting fo field.;—Jacob Winkel. 3-4 '••• FOR SALE—Threshing machine, A- 1 shape.—Charlie Ries, Bode, Iowa. 3-4* FOR RENT—Furnished rooms, one block south of Central School building.—Mrs. O. D. Fellows, phone 304- W. 3-tf WANTED TO BORROW—$6,000.00 on good residence property security. Address X, XJ. D. M.-R. 3* FOR SALE—Good used 8ft. binders, new wagons and boxes, new and used spreaders, new and used gang and sulky plows. Come early while the selection is good.—McEnroe Bros, 2-3* WANT TO RENT—Small house for family of three. Call 230. 52 Bee 'supplies, get them of G. E. Van porston. 51-3* FOR RENT—Room In modern house. Oall51-J. 51-tf "Algona's Wife Saving Station."-Kirch's Laundry. Phone 267. 50-tf WANTED—Clean rags at this office. B USED CARS 1926 Model T Fordor ^926 Maste¥3uick coach Ford tudor 2-1928 Chevrolet trucks Two Ford coupes Ford truck 1926 Chevrolet coach Buick coach OIL AND GREASE V IrlL D Konlnaas Bros, Phoiie200 Algona, Iowa.

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