The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 29, 1930 · Page 10
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, October 29, 1930
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The ttpper Peg Moines-Retmblicatt, October 29,1930 ALGONIAN HEADS J. j. ILL LIBRARY Miss Helen K. Starr Recently Chosen to Succeed late J. Gh Pyle, FIEST WOMAN TO BE IN CHARGE. Is Daughter of Milton Starr, Former Editor of the Upper Des Molncs- ' Republican, Miss Helen K. Starr, former Algona girl, and daughter of Milton Starr, for many years editor of the Upper Des Moines-Republican, has recently been appointed chief librarian of the Hill Reference Library of St. Paul. She is the first woman ever to hold that position. Miss Starr succeeded the 'itr Joseph Gilpin Pyle, nnd assumed he: 1 new duties Monday of last, week. The following article about Miss Starr, is taken from the St. Paul Dispatch: "Miss Starr, who succeeds Joseph Gilpin Pyle, Hrst librarian of the Hill Library and the biographer of James J. Hill, founder of the Great Northern Ra'lway, served with Mm in the preliminary organization for the collection of books in 1918 and at the time of his death last July, she was assistant librarian. "Seated in front of the massive desk used by Mr. Pyle, with the portrait of James J. Hill hanging over the fireplace behind her. Miss Starr, a small black-haired woman, bepan her work in the office of the chief librarian of one of the nation's best known reference libraries. "Miss Starr took her B. A. degree from Grinnell college at Grinnell, Iowa, and then attended the Library' School of the University of Illinois. On completion of her work there she went directly to the Library of Con- Krcsj, in Washington, where she was In the bibliography section of the catalogue'division. "Later she was the cataloguer of books printed In the fifteenth century and then a librarian in the reference section of the Library of Congress. "In October, 1918. three years before the Hill Library was opened to *he public. Miss Starr came to St. Paul to assist Mr. Pyle in cataloguing, classifying and shelf-listing the books which formed the major part of the new library. "She was made head cataloguer of the library when it opened In 1921 and occupied that position until June, 1929, when she was made assistant UWrarian. She acted as librarian whenever Mr. Pyle was away from the library. "Miss Starr is president of the Twin "City Library club, chairman of the library committee of the Woman's City club, and a member of the Twin City Cataloguers Round Table. In 1929 she •was -chairman of the catalogue section Of the American Library Association. "Miss Starr was notified of her new aopolntment by ttie board of trustees of the Hill Library October 6. Mem, t T>ers of that body are Homer P. Clark, » Cvrus P. Brown. Ralph feudd, Charles •W. Bunn, Monslgnor Humphrey Moy- nlhan, Dr, Charles A. Prosser, Victor Robertson and W. O. Washburn." A picture jjf Miss Starr appeared •with the article. Beggars CAN Choose Margaret Weymouth Jackson Coprrlfht by Bobbs-Merrlll Co. WND 8«rvlc» i .Continued from IB** Wednesday.) West Bend Man Has Spinal Meningitis. West Bend, October 28th. Special: Ben Gerber was taken ill Thursday with the flu which later turned to be spinal meningitis. A specialist was called from Fort Dodge and he was rushed to Iowa City Sunday morning by auto. Mr. Gerber was accompanied by his sons, Leo and Raymond, Henry Esser and Thorstein Satern. His son, Raymond, remained in Iowa City to be near him, while the rest of the party returned home Sunday night. They brought the report that Mr. Gerber had the disease. He stood the trip dov/n fairly well. His many friends hope he may soon regain his former health. Hilton Siamese Twins Visited in Algona. The Hilton Siamese twins of Milwaukee were guests at the New Algona hotel one night last week. They were on their way to Esthervllle to fill a theatre engagement in that city. The twins are joined together at the base of the .spine and one of the very few pairs of such twins in the country. They were accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. M. Meyers and Miss Margaret Moore. Picltup Worth While If Hie paper Hint is taken out b.v perfor-itlug stumps so Hint they will seimnite easily were sold for n wlmlu year nt the present oonirnet price, the government would receive £."1,501) for this paper. "Only once," he said, and his face flushed, "only once—the dny after I had made that picture." lie motioned to the picture she still held In her free hand. "The next day, I knew that I could not po on with my dreams, I knew I would have to quit It—that dny, 1 felt so—It seemed ns though—" He paused, stumbled on. with courage, "It just seemed to me —a woman la so sweet and warm In one's arms—so penerous—so lovely ; and then, suddenly, there are a house, nnd * car, nnd children, nnd nurse maids, and cooks, and doctors—n thousand things—just suddenly. I shouldn't have felt so—I fought It—but it pot me. I'm telling you—you asked me." Her ryes were full of tears. "I knew. Will—not just that way, but I knew—that's why I've been saving and been silent—that's why I didn't ask you any questions. Huti Will, 1 love you. It's the biggest thing In the world to me. Will. It means to mo what these pictures—what this work means to you. I'm not an artist— I'm not even artistic—but I know what your work means to you. because I love you. And when you shut me out, Will, it was for me just a." '•* was for you when you were shut oil j'roin your work. I want you to be happy." She was solemn, young, uplifted, filled with the glory of unselfishness, her face a blurred and lovely picture seen through tears. "Dear heart, what does the money matter? Why, Will—even more than the children—yes, though I ought not S!iy it—more than the children, than my people, thr.n myself. You've told me how you felt, and I'll tell you, thnt for a little while, for one dark time, I was jealous of your work—of your love for It. But not any more, Will. 1 want you to have what's btst for you; I want you to have your work. There isn't any conflict between your desire and mine, Will, or your future nnd mine, because I want what you want." His face began to shine. He reached up, took her hand and held it. "Ernestine," he whispered, and stopped as she leaned forward, her head against his shoulder, her face hidden so, while she went on swiftly: "Will. I knew you were tired of the cats. Will, I spent only about a third of what you earned, last year. But you wouldn't tell me, you didn't want to talk to me, so I just went ahead, planning for the time when you would. I knew that you wouldn't want, probably wouldn't take, the money I'll have from grandmother and from papa, some day. Hut this is yours—it's savings from your earnings, Will. It's for your stake." "You understood," lie said hoarsely. "Will," she said iignin, and now lier arm was urouud his body, the picture up between his shoulders, "I'll tell you iigain—I—" "No, no, Ernestine," lie said with quick passion, "you can't let me; we can't go back. Uo you know what It means? A living—I think I could make that—but it will be precarious—I've been Into It all with some thought. It will be years before I can make even half what the cartoons bring me. Kven if I get darned good—there's not the money to be found— I've thought it nil out. I've been up and down arid around this problem. I've tried to save some, too. Hut" It won't work. It's precarious—It's too scanty. I've been through it all, and made up my mind. Don't tempt me with your savings—I bey wouldn't last us a year." "if we went bad; to the West sli back to the old house, I could do m> own wink, and the children ai:'l could live on the trust fund, until yoi got started. You could keep thi' studio, anil you could go to I'lilliidel phlu and to Paris and .study." "Would you—would you do that — for meV Kniesiine, my wife." kissed her, and she shook the team from her own lushes and drew bin down and pre.ssed her lips Hgiiinst liih eyes. (Continued Next Wednesday). GOOD HOPE NEWS. | ^ Mr. and Mrs. William Weisbrod of Fenton were dinner guests at Good Hope parsonage on last Sunday. Armistice Day Sunday will be observed with appropriate services on next Sabbath at both Good Hope and South Cresco. The subject will be "The War is Over—On with the War. 1 ' Mr. and Mrs. Bennett Mitchell, children of Rev. and Mrs. C. B. Mitchell, formerly of Good Hope, are the parents of a fine ,baby boy born at their home in Buffalo Center on Sunday, October 19. The Good Hope Ladies' Aid will meet with their president. Mrs. Vern Gross on Thursday of this week for a Hal- olwe'en social. In case the side roads are bad the meeting will be held in the community room. Each member is to bring a guest. Mr. and Mrs. Cjtto Engstrom are the happy parents of an eight and a quarter pound baby girl born at the Kossuth hospital on Friday morning, October 24. The coming of this de- liehtful young lady, Miss Betty Jane. Is" the source »f much delight to this family, but a a case of special thrill to her twelve year old twin brothers, Howard and Herbert. ST. JOE NEWS. 1 q o««e»»x8ftxa9K««»^^«os«t Henry Zeimet was a business caller at Algona last Tuesday. Mrs. Peter Schmitt was a Fort Dodge business caller last Wednesday. Mrs. George Thul and daughter were shoppers at Hurnboldt last Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Axel Hansen and family visited with friends at Fort Dodge last Sunday. Miss Margaret Kellner spent Sunday with Mrs. Peter Becker and other friends at Bancroft. Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Fouarge and family left Monday for Comfrey, Minnesota, to attend the wedding of one of Mrs. Fouarge's sisters. Nick Phillips and two of his daughters, Hilda and Arlene, of Owatonna, Minnesota, spent Saturday and Sunday visiting relatives here. Joseph and Peter Becker have been doing some corn picking with their two-row corn picker for John Berte and others of this vicinity. Miss Alice Sartor, who teaches the H. M. Thilges school, was a week end visitor at the home of her parents, Dr. and Mrs. P. Sartor of Titonka. Mrs. George Thul and daughter, Bertha, motored to Bancroft Sunday to spend the day with Mrs. Thul's mother, Mxs. Elizabeth Wilmes and other relatives. Some of our football fans attended a ame at Llvermore last Friday after- oon between the Livermore Bulldogs nd Rolfe. The result was 7 to 0 in avor of Rolfe. This was the Bulldogs' rst defeat. A large crowd witnessed The Ladies' Aid society is to meet Vednesday of next week with Mrs. Vm. Runchey. Mrs. D. D. Sparks had a tooth re- noved the fore part of the week and as since suffered with infection. Mr. and Mrs. Archie McDaniels and ic twins of Sioux Rapids were vis- ;ors Saturday and Sunday at the D. 3. Sparks home. Mrs. Leland Wildin has been ill gain with pdison in her system and Let the U. D. M.-Il. estimate on you next job of printing. The Tomb of Tut • Ankh - Amen game Julia Liesveld and Wade Ball attended a county meeting of the Winnebago county American Legion and Auxiliary which was held at Rake Friday evening. The Irvin Altizer family moved on Saturday from the Rock Island Company house into rooms in the home of Mrs. Lizzie Maloney. The George Mussman family will move into the house vacated by the Altlzers. The Presbyterian Ladles' Aid served a goose dinner at the church last Thursday evening at which time tney took in about eighty-seven dollars. The missionary society, who had a home made candy sale, took In about el.jht dollars. David and N. R. Friets. last w?ek closed a deal, whereby they became owners of the farm west of to'.vn. known as the Nels Peterson farm, which they purchased from the heirs. August Peterson of Swea City nnd F/ed Peterson and Mrs. Wiley Richardson of Algona. Mrs. Delia M. Smith. Mrs. George Heetland, Mrs. Fred Schroder nnd Mrs. Oran Sturdivant drove to Eoone last Wednesday to attend a convention of Federated clubs. They returned home Fridav with the exception of Mrs. Sturdivant, who stopped at Fort Dodge, to visit relatives. Mr. Sturdivant nnd daughter, Minon, went down after her Sunday. WHITTEMORE NEWS. CEESCO NEWS. also with liver trouble. Friends hope or speedy relief. Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Helberg and their daughter, Ivutta, of Ames came on Saturday evening to spend Sunday with he Harry Sunding family. Cards were received here last week announcing the birth of Velma Mae, a nine pound daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Paul Strahm, of Sebetha, Kansas. Tiae mother was formerly Helen Gerber and this is the first born in the fam-' y. Mrs. Ray Brown spent the week end Mrs. H. E. Woodward was at Ames a few days last week. Kmil Braatz is confined to his home by Illness this week. Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Stover of Chissel- ville were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Kelly on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. J. Brennan of Ayrshire were guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Fleming on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Vern Hockenberry and family of Mason City were visiting at the Robert Finnell home Sunday. Prof. H. W. Behnke and Prof. Jessen were at Bpone the first of the week attending a teachers' convention lola Barber, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmo Barber, has been very ill. caused by her tonsils and adenoids. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Llebenstein of Milwaukee and Miss Agnes Liebenstein of Garner were visiting friends in town Saturday. George Munch submitted to a major operation at a Spencer hospital Saturday. His sister, Mrs. Susan Engler, is with him. Vernon Ewing o fSwea City has purchased the produce station from the Maahs Bros. Mr. Ewing took possession Monday. The Shell gas station was opened on j Monday with Herman Maahs as man- | ager. The station is located on the north side of the city. Mrs. Harve Hlgley and her father, Frank Gappa, has returned from Rochester. Mr. Gappa went for an examination at the clinic. Dr. and Mrs. Aancel Conarity of Chicago drove out Sunday. They will visit until next Sunday with their parents, Dr. and Mrs. L. B. Smith. Eugene Martini was hi Omaha over the week end attending the homecoming at Creighton University. He was accompanied by Maurice McMahon of Algona. There is to be a card party and luncheon at the academy hall Thursday evening of this week for the benefit of the boys' and girls' basket ball teams of the academy. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Fandal, Mrs. Tom Kelly and Art Fandal were at Fort Dodge last Wednesday where Arthur submitted to an operation for the removal of his tonsils. Fred Shelp was at Carroll Sunday to visit his father, who has been very ill. The senior Mr. Shelp is seventy- eight years old. Fred Shelp was accompanied by his son, Fred, Jr., of Clear Lake. S. A. Savage has opened a barber Early Christmas Shoppers Will have until Saturday night to take advantage of the Discount on all goods in the shop. Because of the delay in installing the heating unit, the new shop will not be open until next week. "We are therefore continuing the sale. Early Christmas shoppers will have an opportunity to purchase gifts at a remarkable saving. shop in Algona in partnership with Elmer Hartshorn of Algona. The shop is located under the Bloom store. Mr. Savage will continue to make his home in Whittemore. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Frombach went to Rochester last week, where Mrs. SPECIALLY PRICED Lamps never fail to go over big as Christmas gifts We arranged this special group with that in mind It it a a Lamp.that you are planning to give—better visit this special event. The savings are notable—the Stands and shades embody the very newest ideas. Lamps for every need and every purpose. Lamps lor every room in the home. The Book & Gift Shop H. RICE. 110 IsVith Thorington Street Algona, Iowa. OPEN EVE1IN0S only wishing she could have stayed with us longer. LONE ROCK NEWS. with her sister, Mrs. Fielding Perry in i Frombach went through the Mayo cli- Alfona, whose husband is a salesman nic. Mrs. Frombach has been in very for a dry cleaning establishment in poor health for some tune. They re- Illinois. Their little son, Roger, became ill last week with intestinal flu and passed away Friday at ten p. m. Tlie father reached here Saturday morning from a point in Wisconsin. The Ray and G. W. Browns and the services held at Burt Sunday noon. after- LAKOTA NEWS. I John H. Furst was on the sick list Sunday. John Licsvcld and daughter, Julia, and grandson, LaVern, Lieveld, were Algona visitors last Saturday morning. One of the oddest window displays ever shown In Iowa is on exhibit at the Botsford Lumber Company's store at Alj;ona. An enterprising Asphalt Company has made striking use of the fact that the early Egyptians employed this material in preserving their illustrious dead. The scene is the tomb of the now famous King Tut-Ankh-Amen, with a background of pyramids and desert. A replica of the solid gold casket and "King Tut" reposing therein is shown. This window is one of the rare things of the kind we should .say, and. well worth a visit—especially as the Botsforcl Lumber Company is distributing a beautiful booklet "Asphalt Through the Ages," free to all requesting it. Botsford Lumber Co. M. J. Pool Manager Phone 256 Algona, Iowa. ffl^Jlr~**ty~**&~*^ Dorothy, the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Win. Schroeder, Jr., was quite ill last Friday night, having con^ vulsions. Mrs. N. E. Noble spent Saturday :ii(,'ht and Sunday with a friend, Mrs. Wilson, at Mason City. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Thaves entertained at their home Sunday Mrs. Thaves' aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schmitt of Garner. Tin; E. H. Worley family spent Sunday with Mrs. Worley's parents, Mr turned home this week. A reception was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Carlisle last Friday evening for Rev. and Mrs. Hotchkiss of the Methodist church. A very entertaining program was given and a delightful evening was spent. Mrs. Sadie Leehney returned to her home at Iowa City Friday. She had been here attending the burial of her father, Martin King. Mrs. Bridget Dunn of Wanakee, Wisconsin, who had also been here to attend the burial, left Friday for Nashua and Waterloo where she will visit relatives before returning to her home. Mrs. Joseph Walters was given a very pleasant surprise party on Monday evening, the day being her sixtieth birthday. Her daughter, Geneva, took hei to Algona after supper and when they returned the house was filled will about fifty friends and neighbors. The evening was spent at playing cards af ter which a lunch was served. The Jefferson Transportation Com pany bus stopped in Whittemore Mon day afternoon. This company's busse have been passing the town on th pavement a mile north, but will now have a bus stop in town going west a 2:15 p. m. and another bus going eas at 5:30 p. m. This will be a great ac cornmodation as passengers wishing t take the bus had to go out to th and Mrs. H. M. Bailey at Mason City Mrs. Anna Coupanger returned to her liorne ut Elmore Sunday after spending two weeks here at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Wm. Schroder, Jr. Muynard Lester, who has been working at Gary, Indiana, the past few months, spent a few days here last week visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Lester. Mr. and Mrs. Ike Harms are the parents of a baby born Friday night. .They now have one daughter and five (sons. Mrs. Ray Estle is caring for Mrs. Harms and the baby. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Underdahl', corner a mile north and those leavin the bus usually had to walk the mile, About fifty ladies went to the home of Mrs. Mary McDonnell last Wednesday afternoon and gave he<r sister, Mrs. Bert McMahon, a very pleasant surprise. The party was in the nature of a shower. Each guest brought a gift for Mrs. McMahon's personal comfort and she received many gifts. A lunch was served late in the afternoon. Mrs. McMahon had been here to attend the burial of her father, Martin King. She returned to her home in Union township Monday in the Laird ambulance. This was her first visit to Whittemore in twelve years and her many friends enjoyed as many hours as they could with her, Miss Ruth Cross spent the week end at her home in Curlew. Mrs. Fred Genrlch entertained the Larkin club Friday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Jensen and family spent Sunday at Graettinger. Ralph Wolfe of Waterloo spent the week end here visiitng with friends. Miss Evelyn Thompson visited with riends at Mason City over the week nd. Neva Thompson attended a Sun- ay School convention at Swea City 'riday. L. R. Roderick and Frank Flalg were msincss callers at Graettinger Friday light. Donald Westbee of Minneapolis vis- ted with friends here from Friday to unday. Mr. and Mrs. Alva Ross were Sunday guests at the O. P. Carroll home at Immctsburg. Frank Flaig sold a new John Deere corn picker to Fred Swain northwest of ,own last week. Mrs. John Rath and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Hulbert spent Sunday at the Wm. Rath home. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Rieddel of Spencer, spent Sunday at the Clarence Householder home. Dr. Norman Aasher of New York City visited his sis'.er, Mrs. E. M. Jensen last week Wednesday. Flaig & Sprank will hold an implement and live stock sale here on Saturday, November 15th. ' The seventh and eighth grade girls held a Hallowe'en party last Monday night at the Ed. Bierstedt home. Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Roderick and family were supper guests at the Robert Dransfeldt home Thursday night. Mrs. Frank Flalg and Mrs. James Ackenmn visted at the home of Mrs. Herman Wlllrett near Algona last Verne and Mr. and Mrs. H .A. Whitehill of Burt were dinner guests at the J. M. Blanchard home Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Schultz and Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Brandt of DeSmet, South Dakota, spent the week end at the Frederick Schultz home. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Cotton and Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Krueger were entertained Saturday at a seven o'clock dinner at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Elbert at Emmetsburg. Mrs. Roy Jensen, Mrs. E. M. Jensen, Mrs. John Sprank and Anna Flaig and Julia O'Donnell attended an American Legion Auxilary district meeting at the AlKona Legion hall last Wednesday. The junior class of the.Lone Rock high school will present a clever play, "Aple Blossom Time!' in the Lone Rock gymnasium on Friday, November 7. It is a fast moving comedy with a merry plot. The luncheon given for the young people at the local church basement last week during the evangelistic meetings, was attended by forty-seven girls ou Tuesday night and twenty-five boys on Wednesday night. There will be a poultry school here November 20. Mr. Whitfield, head ol the poultry department at Ames, will give talks on poultry. Lunch will be served the same as last year by Waltei Krause and W. J. Cotton. The local church is beginning a regu- lar meeting on Wednesday night of each week, called church night which will be taken up with Bible study and prayer. The public is cordially invited to all of these meetings. Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Tuttle of Cedar Falls called on friends here Monday. They were on their way back from Wisconsin and Indiana, where 'they had been visiting relatives and friends. Wisconsin was their old home so they had a wonderful visit there, Flaig & Sprank, implement dealers, have had good progress with their corn pickers. They sold two two-row pickers and one tank picker and have a two row Farmall picker and tractor out among some of the farmers picking corn. They have picked one hundred acres and have 250 acres to pick yet. Last Sunday night was the closing service.of the three weeks' meetings held by Miss H. Nell Malen of Galbraith. Everyone was much pleased with the messages brought by the evangelist, the church being filled at almost every service. There were thirty- four who came forward making a public confession of their faith in Christ. No one can tell what the effects of such a meeting will be on the lives of those who were converted. Sunday morning and evening a love offering was taken with the large audience responding very freely. Without doubt Miss Malen will be invited back for another series of meetings at a future date. .%^ Wednesday. L. D. Frederickson and little son of Cylinder were calling on friends here Saturday. Mr. Frederickson taught school here previously. Mr. and Mrs. John Sprank and family and Mr. and Mrs. James Ackerman and family spent Sunday at the home it Glen Burt at Burt's Lake. Emma Wolfe, who has been making her home at Whittemore, came last Sunday to visit her niece, Mrs. Calvin Householder, for several weeks. Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Whitehill of Lu- At Akre's Get your old fashioned pure Buckwheat at Akre's. 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