The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 27, 1930 · Page 11
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Section Two. cist fodtthssuiifi s8th ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27,1930 VOL. 28—HO, 11 FOOTBALL PROSPECTS LOOK FAVORABLE Six Lettennen Lost to High School Squad, but Eight To Return this fall. LOCAL TEAM PLAYS FIVE HOME GAMES. Coach Bonham Expects to Have Squad of Fifty or Sixty Out all Sacson and to Work Bard. , Coech Aubrey Bonham of the Algona high school football, team looks toward the fall quite optimistically as far as winning football games .are boncerned, that is if some of the men be is depending upon, pass their makeup examinations. Last year the team made a good record considering the lack of material and experience the squad had. There were only one or two who had played regularly the year before and 'iSonhanr was forced to build aj^am •out of green men. The boys worked bard and put in a lot of enthusiasm and although, they were beaten in the majority of the games they never gave up the fight. Six lettermen were lost to this year's team through graduation and although they will be missed there are some fast steppers coining up v from the ranks of 'the minor letters winners of last year. The letter men -who will be back are: Moore, center; Ostrum, end; Adams, tackle, and captain; Barr, guard; Carl Medin, full back; M. Par* sons, half-back and-Samp, quarter back. : Minor letter winners who .saw active service are: Dick,Cowan, quarter back; Ken Cowan, end; Ken Med- Ih, quarter, back; Carl Norman, tackle or half back; George Kanouff, end; and Blinkman, half back.- Some others 1 who have shown marked ability with the pigskin but who have not parficl- • pated in any games are: Knudson, Jor-. dan, Raney, Blossom, and Hargreaves. . The, first practice will start on September" first and Bonham expects to have, a squad of fifty or sixty out every night and. working hard to win a place-'on the varsity. ; He has obtained new equipment and wants ev- . ery able-bodied boy .in the high, school , to get out and try for a place on the team. > , • -'--The schedule-for this fan is as fpl-- 'tews:"'" ' - ' ')„'.' •September 27—Brltt Junior College there. October 4—Estherville here. October 11—Mason City there. Cost of Operating : Kossuth Schools. County Superintendent William Shirley has given out figures pertain* In? to the schools throughout the county. The total enrollment of pupils in the town school of Kossuth county was, 3252 and in the rural schools 2287. Last spring 139 boys and 18S girls were promoted from the eight to the ninth grade in the rural and city schools. • The enrollment in the rural schools was 1203 boys and 1100 girls. The average .daily attendance wad 1809.3. .There were 163 teachers in the country and the same number in-the town schools. The board of education spent $1195.80 for books during the past year. Tuition received from outside pupils in the town schools amounted to $38,251.72. City schools received $2832.65 from state and federal aid and the rural schools received $1634,46 for a total of $4467.11. Town schools paid $58,761.19 to men teachers and $136,413.67 to women teachers. In the rural schools there was-only, one man teacher and he received" $880.00. The women teachers received $105,525.75. Transportation paid by town schools amounted to $30,173.38 and this Included five consolidated schools. Ledyard paid $7,342 of this, which was the heaviest of all. Rural schools paid $1951.47 for transportation. . Mr. Shirley reports that everything is getting In;,ship-shape for the opening of the rural schools and that he is looking forward to a good year. Seven Foot Six Inch Youth in Town Friday. Ray Williams, an advertising repre- setatlve for Tanna Menthol, was in Algona on business last Friday. Will- lams is seven feet, six inches tall and bills himself as one of the country's tallest youths. He hails from Enid, Oklahoma, and how he manages to squirm Into a new Ford coupe is somewhat of a mystery. October 17—Clear'Lake here: , ..October 25—Clarion there. 1 , November 1—Humboldt here." November 11—Fort Dodge here. November 15—Hampton there. November 25—Eagle Grove here. This is a very attractive schedule with, five home.games. There- Is -some, "talk^of i'avlng season tickets,this year and if they- do, it would help the team If all who could,' would buy one. The townspeople should give the team all the, support they can. Last year there was a deficit of $150.00. (•••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••I • I PEE WEE GOLF On September 1, from ten ft, m. to five p. m., anyone bringing vegetables, coffee, buns, hamburger, wieners, etc., in fact, any food stuff, that can be used in the stand run by the Presbyterian Ladies 7 Aid at the County Fair, may play a round of Pee Wee golf, T'he article roust be valued at 15e or more. - x 'TJie course has been improved one hundred per cent There are now nearly 1,000 feet of fairways including one. that is 110 feet in length and is the longest .in the state. Desks for scoring have been installed and unique benches are scattered around the course, , ! €oi»6 &ad enjoy yourself on a big time course KIDS-- LICENSE NUMBER OFF 0 Paying on No. 9 Completed Soon. Swea City Herald: Bridging of the new pavement on road No. 9 at the junction of road 16, four and a half miles east of Swea City, which was done Monday, changes the course of travel from the south and the west. Travel may come up on' road-' 16 from the south as before and then follow the paving west through, Swea City. The detour from Bancroft to Seneca has been abandoned. Meanwhile the detour from, Bancroft to Lakota is continued until the paving from the Junction of 9 and 16 to the loading plant east of Gerled is completed. The ,wyes at the junction of road 9 and 16 east of Swea City were completed Monday by the Hallett Construction* Company. 'Two -Jong sweeping wyes have been built, , extending from road 1 ; 9 south to a point, some 200 feet beyond the end ol the, paving on road 16, It is said a 50-mile clip can' be '.maintained on, the turns" without ™ " trouble,!'"'^*'-'-''' V > Mx'^' " * A short stretch of dirt road between the end of road 16" and the paving on road 9 will not be paved. The county has been trying to get the state to pave this short stretch for'the benefit of .local travel on the township road coming down from the north. Supervisor P. J. Helken said the first of the week that it is probable the county will be required::- to maintain this stretch of. dirt road. Given favorable weather the Hallett Construction Company crew will have the mile east of the junction paved either Thursday/ or Friday of this week. That will leave two miles, and it is expected that can be paved Inside of another two weeks. Cradle Roll Picnic Held at Swea City. Swea City, August 27. Special: A picnic of unusual significance was held at the city park on Friday when fifty- three sons and daughters of the veterans of the World War, were entertained by the American Legion Auxiliary at the annual Cradle Roll picnic. The party was under the supervision of Miss Blanche Johnson, chairman of the Cradle Roll department. Mothers-of the children and Auxiliary members were also in attendance, making this the largest picnic of its kind held here. There were eighty-three in attendance. Out door games were played by the children and a social time was enjoyed by the mothers. Two pair of twins were present, Four-H Club Girls Attend State Fair. The Kossuth county Four-H club girls are represented at the state fair this year by Cora May Masters of Lu- Verne who was judged the healthiest girl in the counyt ,and also Lois.Gra- ham and Lillian Godfredson of Portland who won first hi the county demonstration work with a demonstration on "Approved Shoes." Mrs. Jewell M, Patterson, county committee woman, accompanied the girls to Des Moines to act as chaperon. Mary Gish of Burt township, who was elected county president of the girls' Four-H clubs will be crowned "Queen of Kossuth's Four-H Club girls" before the grandstand at the county fair next week. Bancroft Men Buy Three Farms. I Bancroft, August 22. Special f Fra 'Mulligan went to Cedar Rapids lose week and bought the former Maurice \Wolfe farm one mile east of town, from : the Home Savings Bank of Ce- (dar Rapids. The Home Savings Bank .acquired this land under foreclosure proceedings. Mr. Mulligan paid $16,240 for ^approximately 116 acres. • Mr. Mulligan now lives on a farm 'northeast of town owned' by Frank Frink of Fort Dodge. He will take possession of his newly acquired farm on March 1. George Schroeder, who lives between Bancroft and Ledyard, bought the Bertus Jansen 160-acre farm in German township last week. This farm is eight miles east of Bancroft. The purchase price was $110 an acre. Mr. Schroeder is now living on his father's farm. Ben Guenther bought a well-improved farm near Estherville last week. It is reported that the consideration was $140 an acre. Mr. Guenther lives west of Bancroft near Lone Rock. He does not expect to move on this farm at least for a year or so. Laird Purchases Akre Building. . W. E. Laird purchased the Akre store building last Thursday for the sum of $8,500.00 from the receiver of the County Savings Bank. The building was formerly owned by A. M. Jasperson now of California. Mr. Laird will continue to rent the building to Thos. Akre for a store and apartment. The QUALITY STORE Groceries and Meats When visiting the Big Kossuth County JMr, make this store your headquarters. The store where you are .always welcome. A full line of Colorado Peaches, Pears and Grapes for canning. Buy now while the quality is the best. Muscatine Watermelon and Cantaloupe. Moe & Sjogren 246 *** Two Phones ^ 247 RADIOS WIN PRIZE AT IOWA PICNIC Awarded Silver Coffee Urn By Golden Wedding Club for Most Children. ABE PARENTS OP FOURTEEN CHILDREN. California Gets Fifty Millions of Iowa Dollars Every Year, Said Judge Shankland. Mr. and Mrs. William Radig of Pasadena, California, for many years prominent citizens 'of Lotts Creek, were in attendance at the Iowa picnic held at Blxby Park, Long Beach, California. They are members of the Golden Wedding club. Prizes were offered and Mr. and Mrs/ Radig were awarded a beautiful silver coffee urn for having more children than any other couple belonging to the club. They are the parents of fourteen children. Many. Attended Picnic. The Los Angeles Examiner, which carried a picture of Mr. and Mrs. Radig, states that more than 100,000 former residents of the corn states appeared to shake hands with former neighbors and pleasantly say "H'ya." Take Money to West. '. Judge Sankland-of the Iowa supreme court was one of the speakers and said: "You Xowans' who moved to California certainly 'Chose the right place for a substitute home—which Is praise, indeed." The Jurist declared that Iowa's corn crop Is valued at 140 million dollars each^ year. Of thia total $25,000,000 .comes: to California with tourists and emigrants, and another $25,000,000 comes here to pay for California products imported to Iowa. Mr. Radig Writes. In a letter received from Mr. Radig, he tells of attending the big picnic and meeting many old friends, especially from Kossuth county. He, says they are all well and erijoying life and also send regards to. their old friends. Fenton Threshers End Run in Ball Game. , , >.A y {$&* Fenton' Reporter,: Having *> finished tbeir.ilrtinfi^last TWday, the Hayenga aiia*TDreyer' Qwesber r creWB' • celebrated the event by,playing a game of 1 'baseball on the local ball diamond last Saturday afternoon, the Hayenga crew winning by $-score of 9 to 8. Thisds an annual;! event and 1 ; doubtless the losers are required to "set 'em up 1 ' or pay the winners a small purse, but we didn't learn the particulars. Battery for Hayenga's side was Harry Haase and August Krause and for Dreyer's side, Walt Widdel and Herman Leudtke. A summary of the game was brought to this office but so many of the markings were obliterated that it was Impossible to make them out correctly. Tom Sherman Recalls Days of '98. The Spanish American War veterans of this section held their annual reunion at Emmetsburg on August 16, and many veterans from this section were present. An afternoon program was held In the city park and a banquet followed In the evening. Among the speakers at the banquet was Tom Sherman, well known Algona man. The Democrat hi repqrting the affair had the following to say of Mr. Sherman, which recalls the days '98 in Kossuth county: "Among the several speakers was Thomas Sherman of Algona, well known to many local readers. Mr. Sherman found It necessary in 1898 to take a trip to Chickamaugua where Company K was in camp. One of his brothers was a member of the Fifty-Second Iowa .Regiment, which went from Fort Dodge, and ho became quite ill. It will be remembered that there was a serious blunder in the location of the camp. The sewage disposal plant emptied into a river some distance above the camp and the boys were brought their drinking water from below this location. This was very stupid on the part of the higher officers but the soldiers had to obey and their complaints were Ignored. Governor Shaw, who was Iowa's chiei executive at the time, visited Chicka- maugua but actual conditions were kept from him. He was shown only the regiments on parade. The quarter,.) were neat and clean when he called to examine them. In the fall Geo. E. Boyle, who conducted a bank at Whittemore, decided to go to Chickamaugua where one of his sons was also ill with typhoid fever. He learned the actual facts and wrote up the situation in the Whlttemore, Algona and Pes Molnes newspapers. The entire state was soon aroused and conditions in the camp were promptly changed. Mr. Boyie and Mr. Sherman were highly complimented on the successful results of their trips. It is needless to say that Mr. Sherman, who has had a great deal of experience in business and public affairs, and who is versatile and ready, proved a very popular speaker at the banquet. All who were present complimented him on his. efforts.' Iowa Looked Very Good to Them. Mr. and Mrs. O. F. Walters returned home Monday from a week's visit in Illinois, where they were looking after business matters. They were delighted to get back home and say no places looks as good as northern Iowa. Pastures and fields are greener, stock looks better and farmers in this locality would not complain if they could see other sections of the country- Value Triumphs in These New Autumn Dresses New Pall Fabrics New Effects New Fall Styles New Lines Tho outstanding charm of the new Fall Frock creations are vividly portrayed in thia special collection— at new low prices. 6.95 10.95 Sizes 14 and up. COATS The "Empress" Coats are here and invite ^ybifapo inspection. •>' , „<,/ ^"-^"\^'\ NEW FALL HATS—soft crushable transparent velvets in tan .effects' ' a. „ , rj styles, a wide range to choose fr^m at"/ •' - r V'"* T SZ.98 and $5.98 s 'ALGONA'S NEWEST STORED V**"? l */*?•<; i Correction. In an item in the Good Hope news last week it was stated that the farm now occupied by the Glen Zwiefel family will be farmed next year by Ru- dolph Peters and wife of the Lotts Creek neighborhood. Mr. Peter tells us that he Is not married and, that his name Is Peter instead of Peters. We regret the error. ; •AVWWVVVWVWVWWVVWW/WVVl LEARBURY The All American and All Conference Attire Learbury designers know how to interpret the style ideas sponsored by campu's leaders and how to make clothes that win the wholehearted acceptance of college men everywhere. Correct in model—beautiful patterns in color harmony, with Oxford Blacks, Saville Blues, G-loii Tans leading the way in the fall fabric parade. 35 and 40 All suits with extra trousers Zender & Caldwell v^^^

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