The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 27, 1930 · Page 5
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fhe Upper Des JMtoInes-leptiblicaii, August 27,1930 F. Walker Talk of His Trip to South America Letter Dated My 29 at Montevideo, Arrived ill Algona, August 21. WALKERS VISIT SON IN SOUTH AMERICA, Stopped at Historic American Plates of Interest 6u the Way to KeW tork City, v .Will F. Walker of Algona writes the following interesting letter of his travels with Mrs. Walker as they went to South America where they are Visiting their son, Phillip, who is an accountant for the General Motors Company there. They are expected home some time In September. Montevedeo, Uruguay, July 28, 1930. Editor of the Republican; Mrs. Walker and myself came through quickly by Greyhound bus via Chicago, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Washington to Philadelphia. As we mildly feared bur patriotic ardor might ooze away somewhat, as we began to see other lands, we accepted invitations to visit some of the shrines of American liberty before embarking. Crossing the AUeghenies at midnight we came to Gettysburg early in the morning and noted some of the landmarks of that great battleflleld, where Meade and Lee were pitted against each other in a grip Which tested this government to, its foundation. The grass was so green, the ripenina grain so normal, the trees pasting such harmless shadows around, that It taxed our imagination to think ;Two Weeks Excursion to Chicago Only $16.19 Round Trip Saturday AUGUST 30 This is your chance for an Inexpensive vacation in Chicago—the Wonder City—with its many attractions. National Air Races Curtiss Airport—Aug. 31-'Sept. .1. Baseball —August 31—Cubs vs. St. Louis.. These first class round trip excursion tickets will, be good on all trains leaving Saturday, August 30, and will be honored in Bleeping end parlor cars ^njjjaymenfeof .us-' ual charge.for.space occupied. Good returning on all trains scheduled to' reach original starting point ~ by r midnight of September 1&, 1930. Children Half Fare Baggage Checked For complete inforamtion and tickets apply to agent. Chicago & North Western By. 1711 that Americans fought eaeli other here. But they did and then Lineoln came and chiseled out his gt eat concept of human liberty on this same soil— made eacred by the death of sixty thousand Americans. Visits American Historical Spots. We got a glimpse of Alexandria churchyard and Mount Vernon, Washington's beautiful plantation home, overlooking the Potomac, the house where he lived and to which Martha Custls caine as a bride, ttie chairs and tables, beds and quaint fireplaces. 1 easily fancied those bygone . dignitaries sitting there around the fife* place, smiles on their faces and converse on then- lips, as a bon mot from La Fayette (whose room is shown) is told or retold, in the semicircle around the huge logs, glowing with heat, and deepening the blushes on the bride's cheeks. The only cloud on this perfect home pictures would be the dark faces of the, slaves silently moving through the halls on their allotted errands. The plantation consisted of 8,000 acres with several hundred slaves. Then We went to Valley Forge, where Washington held his starved 'and ragged band of soldiers through a bitter winter. The crude beds of logs covered with brush on which sick or well had to sleep and the crude operating table for wounded men made me ask myself what was the magnet that held these Colonials through such privation until triumph came. A stone church has been built here now, and every quarter hour its great chiming Jells pour out' from their throats mellow musical tones that speak of sacrifice and of liberty. Sail on "American Legion.'' ' But "der tag" had arrived and' we hastened to "New York, and boarded our steamer, the American Legion and wo are now on the high seas. This is the third 'Sunday at sea. -• ..<:'• --'•.'.. The Sea.. ' • • .,. ' " 'An now I come to the sea, and what new thing can be said of the sea. Writers have described It; articles have painted it, nations have fought 'over it, and navies have gone to the bottom of its ' capacious maw. Restless. limitless, often fathomless, If, moves to and fro. Reaching Bermuda in two days out of New York, this is one of the coral built islands of the West Indies. We sailed thence southeast for nine days and nights to the equator, and yet the sea flees away from us. These, are the waters that Columbus, in the service of the Spanish crown, crossed in 1492. These are the waves that Magellan, a. Portuguese explorer, In the employ of Charles V, rode In 1520. This sea chained between two continents, like a caged panther, paces back and forth with angry stride. It foams in seeming rage as our great ship splits through its giant billows. It lashes the -side of the boat in manl- fest anger at. our intrusion 1 while -the ribs, of our craft creak in pain from its mighty embrace. At the call of the south wind a million waves came into being, while against rock or coast it beats with pitiless power. ' And yet, it WjlU grow ' ' oftirnes discloses for a moment the fas tracery of china, or the Weird pattern of tapestry. Here is the home of th chambered nautilus, as well as the Is land building coral. The Titanic finds a play ground on its Surface or a torn down where the star fish lives. 1 ever moves. It responds to the ca of the infinite, yet obeys the limit atloris of the Finite, its silver spra bedecks its evening gown with jewels while on its midnight bosom burn the constellation of the South Cross I am filing this letter Monday, Jul 28, at Montevedeo, Uruguay, tempera tufe on deck about sixty degrees.—wi' F. Walker. GOOD HOPE NEWS. playlng'''pn'{its::;,%hite,:!BRnd: beach, f Blue as indigo now, and then,' green as a Vermont -mountain side, a weary sailor drops Into Its depths at his peril. , Hom<e of Chambered Nautilus. Oh the sea, matchless, wondrous, cruel sea. It has the whims of a child, and the strength of a giant. Its breaking wave crests challenge the beauty of a cabinet of pearls. It has deep cavernous valleys. It has, frost tipped mountains. It has, green pastures and winrows of ungarnered harvests. It Mrs. Myron Schenck and daughter Maud, returned to Minneapolis th first of the week. The William Treptows were dinnc guests at the William Knoll home AJgona on Sunday. ' - . Mrs. Opal Sarchett of St. Petersburg Florida, is a visitor at the home of he brother, P. N. Sarchett. A fine nine pound boy was born t Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Schenck at th Algona hospital on last Wednesday night. , Mrs. Julia Bond came last weak from her home in Nebraska for an extended stay with her sister, Mrs. 0 L. Dittmer. Harvey Reid Is making a slow recov ery from the flu from which he has beet) suffering for the past two weeks His brother, Alden, came down las week with the same malady. Mrs. Kate Annis .and daughter, Beth left Monday morning early via auto fo: Miles City, Montana, where the lat ter is to'take up her duties as Instructor during the new school year. A Picnic party consisting of Mr. and Mrs. Don Moore and son, Jimmie Don and Merrill, Mrs. Lyle Morris, Miss Beth Annis and Arie Dittmer spen the day: at Interlaken on last Friday Fourteen members and guests of the Four-H club met with the Misses Marjorie and Jean Cruikshank oh Thursday, of last week and planned exhibits for display at the county fair. Ml?s Lavina Winkle Is the leader. Erwin Laabs of this community and Mr. and Mrs. Loren Brown of AlRona .'oft Sunday afternoon for Des Motnes to .take in the state fair. Arthur Cruikshank and Rev. Wood left in the former's car for the same destination early Monday morning returning -Tuesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Win. Nelson took their daughter, Mrs. Don Cash and baby, Mary Caryl to Des Moines on Tuesday of this week. The two latter were to be met there by Mrs. Cash's fatlier- In-law, Dr. Cash, and conveyed to his home in Lenox for a short stay. They will be joined later byDon Cash, and then t returned by auto to St. Joseph. A group of old acquaintances were guests of Mrs. P. N. Sarchett on Wednesday of last week.' Dinner was served at noon.' Those present-were Mrs. N. L. Cotton, Lone Rock; Mrs. George Angus and .daughters; Dorothy and - 1 "— ['Mrs. Myron V*y t y'$^<*frW*i*B"W*> A&VUd, ' RCiZV* _„ -._Jis;-'fMrst;Ed,Sf'DJttmer of Burt: and Mrs. Kate Annis and daughter, Beth of Miles City, Montana. IRVINGTON NEWS. SO EASY TO HANDLE Oldsmobile is so easy to handle- both in traffic and on the highway—that it's hard to realize when you're driving, Just what a big, comfortable, roomy car this is. In the first place, all controls are exceptionally convenient and easy to reach. Steering may be done with the fingertips. Clutch and brakes respond instantly, Gear-shifting is smooth and silent. And a touch on the accelerator means immediate action,' whatever your speed at the moment. These things, combined with the comfort and convenience features of Oldsmobile's Fisher bodies, give driving comfort of the finest sort. Come in and see tfcis car. Drive it yourself. You will find it a real pleasure, TWO-DOOR SEDAN '895* p.t>. Mining J*M?Mll<M» Sport Tin and Bumper* ftwa OLDSMOBliiE Algona Motor ", *r • Alaona. Iowa,- * , Ralph Simmons spent Sunday, with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Simmons. Howard Wood of this vicinity spent Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hudson and family. Mrs. George Harness of Colorado, spent Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Ditsworth and family. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ditsworth and Ruby Koepke left last week to visit with friends and relatives In Illinois and Wisconsin. Miss Annabelle Bordwell of Livermore came Saturday to spend a few days with her sister, Mrs, Douglas Rl- ley and family. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dole and family visited Sunday afternoon and evening with Mr. Dole's sister. Mrs, Robert Dutton and family- Mr, and Mrs- Frank Thornton and family spent Sunday at the home of their daughter, Mrs, Howard King and family at Bmmetsburg. Mr. and Mrs. Rgbert Spurgeon and family spent Sunday with Mrs. Spur- geoh's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Skilllng and son of Algona. Firman and Bobble Laing. small son» of Mr. and Mrs. Firm Lalng of Algona, spent Saturday night and Sunday with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Goo, Simmons. Harold Felter had his tonsils removed Saturday. Dr. Cretzmeyer of Algona performed the operation and it is reported that Harold is doing as well as can be expected. John and Dick Watson returned to their home one day the past week from Colfax, where they have been spending a week with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Watson- Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hudson and family who have been visiting the past week at Flint, Michigan, returned home Saturday. Mr. Hudson visited his parents there. He had not seen them for a long time, Mr, and Mrs. Elmer Dole of Rochester, Minnesota, spent Thursday evening at the home of Mr, Dole's patents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred pole, and family. They left Friday morning for their Uome. AMAZING ACCEPTANCE NEW RED CRCWN ETHYL GASOLINE 52.2X _.«. - 8O.9 Sales increase 1929 over 1928 Sales increase 1930 over 1929 WHT? It's faster It's smoother It's more powerful It starts on the instant winter or summer It "knocks out that knock" It's superior to any auto* mobile motor fuel ever offered for sale > ' . Especially made for high; •ion mojorj. and If recreate* the vsterans of the road Ever/ day wore people are demanding New Red Crown Ethyl Gasoline. Bettor try it today. Its performance In your car will support all we say. Fill up wherever you see the Red Crown Sign. •FIRST I»TTHE~FIELD For quick service use air mall STANDARD OIL Ca (INDIANA) Ask attendant for free road map E2Q5 LUVERNE NEWS. Mr. and Mrs. William Heftl are the proud parents of a son born last Monday, Archie Ssnford and famUy attended a family reunion at Eagle Qrpve last punday. '• f Renwick were calling on friends in town Thursday. Jesse Lindebak and family and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hof spent Sunday at Ellsworth, Iowa. Sadie Blumer of Waterloo has been a guest at the Blumer home west of town the past week. Grover Rentz resigned as town mar- shall and Arnold Sanders has been appointed his successor. Henry Tieperman of Minneapolis has been spending the week with George Engle and his daughter, Laura. Mrs. Sam Smith and two children from Minneapolis are visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Allen. Mike Redding and son, John and Bernard Devine were doing business in in New Rlchland last Wednesday. Editor H, B. Coleman went to Baxter Wednesday afternoon for a several days' visit with relatives and friends. Genevieve Higgins of Fort Dodge has been at the home of her grandmother Mrs. Harry Von Draska, for the past three weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Guyu are entertaining a new nine and one-half pound girl born at the Algona hospital last Saturday morning. Among those who attended the state fair at Des Moines the past week were Mr.\ and Mrs. Wilson Legler and Mr. and Mrs. Peter Ruberg. Mr. and Mrs. Parry Fleming and daughter, Roberta, of Dell Rapids, South Dakota, visited Sunday with relatives and friends here. Mr, and Mrs. Floyd Fox and family of Forest City visited several hours here Thursday., The Fox famUy were formerly residents near Kanna. There were no church services in the Evangelical church Sunday, as Rev. I^ang and family went to Cedar Falls Wednesday to attend, the camp meet: Swisher of' Iowa City was » Mju .George Kasaa. Friday. sons returned, Jo With, h^ ^ Jajj # the and friends in Des Moines and other points. Ada Blumer is visiting her mother, Mrs. Joe Blumer. Miss Blumer is a nurse In a Chicago hospital and has spent a part of her vacation in Seattle, Washington. Mr. and Mrs. I. H. Benedict left on Sunday morning for Milwaukee to visit with their son, Ira Benedict and family. They will also vlisit the Fred Haglst family. Mrs William Miller and son, Lawrence, accompanied her brother, Jack Kubly, to Rochester last week for treatment in the hospital. Miss Kate Skinner, superintendent of the LuVerne schools, entertained the members of the school board and their wives to a flsh dinner last Thursday evening at her home in Algona. Dr. Hector Janse of St. Louis held a tonsil clinic here in the Dr. Janse office last Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. There were seven patients. Dr. and Mrs. Janse left for their home in St. Louis Friday. Mrs. Fred Legler received word last week of the death of her great uncle, Bartley Seattle at New Hampton. Mr. and Mrs. P. 0. Lichty, Fred Leglw, and B. F. Burtis drove to New Hampton Friday and attended the funeral services. Mr. and Mrs. Van Doren and family from Indianola spent the latter part of last week with friends. The Van Dorens owned and operated a farm north of LuVerne for several years, afterwards selling out to the late August Pergande. Mrs. Lydla Smith of Grand Mound, Mr. and Mrs. Al Lothringer and two children and George Lothringer of Davenport and Walter Tiede of Detroit, Michigan .were visitors last week with the Charles Wolfe and Fred Tiede families. Mr. and Mrs. R. R. Masterson and daughter, Cora Mae, and Mr- Masterson's mother left Sunday uorntng for Dallas center for a visit with their relative? and also to attend the state fair. Miss Cora Mae who won first prize as being the healthiest Four-H club girt in Kossuth county, is a guest a| the state fair and will compete for Conors. ANTHRACITE A BITUMINOU5 WONDER WHY COAL IS SOMETIME CALLED DE BLACK DIAMOND".? 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