The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 5, 1930 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, November 5, 1930
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The Upper Des Moines-Eepublican, November 5, 1930 "Dick" Goes to Washington, D. C. Senator-elect L. J. Dickinson was at Des Moines Monday and broadcasted ms final campaign address over WHO Monday evening. He retuarned to Algeria Tuesday to cast his vote. Next Saturday Mr. and Mm. Dickinson go to pes Moines and next week go to Washington, D. c., where Mr. Dickinson, who is a member of the Ways and Means Committee will hold a committee meeting. Before leaving Mr. Dickinson purchased his automobile number for 1931 and has No. 1. This number has always been held by County Treasurer Kruse, but he said he wanted Kossuth county's first United States senator to have No. 1, so gave it to him. WHITTEMORE NEWS. Henry Behnke has accepted a position in the Council Oak store at Algona. Nell Boyle of Shellsburg, Wisconsin, Is visiting at the home of his aunt, Mrs. James O'Brien. Merlyn Walte, who Is installing the new engine at the electric light plant, spent Sunday in Omaha. Mrs. Joseph Wesson of Iowa City visited a few days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Fuchsen. Alice Duffy. came from Sioux City on Sunday for a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Duffy. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Swanson entertained several guests at a dinner and bridge party Sunday evening. John Licht and friends of Monona are guests at the Peter Haag, Jr., home. They are here on a hunting itrip. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Nieman of -Charles City visited friends in town Sunday. Mrs. Nieman was formerly Mrs. Mary Baldwin, Bernard Schrier drove to Milwaukee on Friday where he spent the week end with friends. He was accompanied 'by Mrs. W. P. Blngler. A baby girl was born last week to "Mr. and Mrs. George Koehn. Mrs. 'Koehn's parents came down from Minnesota Sunday for a visit. Miss Zita McDonnell accompanied her aunt, Mrs. Bert McMahon to her Tiome in Union township recently and remained for a week's visit. Miss Hattie Simpson was taken very ill last Monday and was removed to the.McCreery hospital. She has sincu "been in a very serious condition. W. A. Rusch has purchased the "beauty parlor supplies from Mrs. Betty Langerman and a beauty parlor will be conducted in the Rusch shop. The boys of the academy are practicing basket ball and are anxious to book games with nearby towns. Dates •can be secured by writing to the coach, '.Robert Finnell. Jr. Merrill Rawson Is expecting his "brother, Dr. Rawson and a party of •friends from Anamosa Tuesday evening to remain for hunting on Wednesday and Thursday. Mrs. Wm. Higglns, Mrs. M. C. Weir :and Rufh Ann Smith drove to Sioux <Clty Sunday and visited until . Monday -with Rosella Hlggihs and Patricla^nn "Weir, who are student nurses at the "Mercy hospital. The Merrill Bawsou Garage sold a 'Ford sedan to Father P. P. Gearin; a roadster to William Kimbly of West Bend and tudors to Leo Mergen, Alfred Wittcopf of Fenton and F. H. Kemma, of West Bend. Ford Digs Two Mile Tunnel for A Billion Gallons of Water a Day N EARLY a billion gallons of water a day—more than Is used by the cities of Detroit, Philadelphia, Cincinnati and Washington combined—will be the capacity of a huge tunnel now nearlng completion at the Rouge Plant of the Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan. The tunnel will replace the present water Intake system which supplies the Ford plants with 500,000,000 gallons a day. At the same time the company Is remodeling Its power house to greatly Increase the power output. Both improvements, costing several million dollars, are being made to enlarge the production facilities of the Ford plant. Sixty Feet Under Ground In constructing the waterway, the largest of Its kind ever undertaken by a single business concern, the engineers are burrowing sixty feet undet ground for a distance of two and a fifth miles. They have gone under main highways, railroads, street car tracks, bridges, a cemetery and a creek. One of the most difficult tas'ks was that of tunneling under Baby Creek at a point which Is crossed by a railroad bridge and where also a large sewer Is under construction by the city of Detroit. The piles that provide the foundation for the brldga and those driven by the company constructing the sewer formed a network on each side of the creek. It was the task of the Ford engineers to burrow under the creek, sewer and bridge, going between the piles without striking or weakening them. Boring of the tunnel Is accomplished by means of a shield—a large sterl cylinder fourteen feet long and twenty The head of one of the sections of the Ford tunnel showing the machinery used to burrow throush the ground. In the foreground in one of the concrete blocks used to line the tunnel which has an inside diameter of fifteen feet. one feet In outside diameter with a solid steel shell or sWn two and a fourth Indies tlilck. Tills shield lias a bulkhead which Is made fast near the front end. There nre four openings through which the mud streams, like toothpaste from n tube, as the r,.hie!<l Is shoved forward by twenty powerful hydraulic jacks. When the shield has been pushed forward siitiirlcntly concrete blocks two cud a half feet wide »nd live feet Ions, cncii weighing 3,420 pounds, crv placed to form a ring nrutind.thc clr cumfercncc of the tunnel. One of tlirin nets as n keystone so Hint the linhij! of concrete, which Is eighteen Inclins thick, withstands the pressure of tin' earth. After this st( ••.'! forms nre set up and filled with concrete to form i> solid Inner lining which in also eiKiil con Inches tlilck. The present Intake system of I lie Ford plant has a capacity of noo.oOO.OlW nal«oiis a day. The new tunnel will lie nhlo to carry 913.600,0011 gallons. The Poirot & Schattschneider garage sold Chevrolet coupes to John Thllges of West Bend and Merlyn Waite, of Omaha, a Chevrolet coach to Mrs. Wessel of Algona and a Chevrolet sedan to H. F. Schultz. The Harry Sabin family spent Sunday visiting with Algona friends and relatives. Church services will be held next Sunday at the W. F. Jenkinson home. Bring your lunch. The Epworth League of the M. E. church of Algona held a Hallowe'en party Saturday night at the home of Wm. Runchey. Mrs. John Simon was so far recovered from her recent operation as to be brought home last week Wednesday from the Kossuth hospital. Walter Brown and Dr. Buck of Boone arrived here at five a. m. Saturday at the home of Walter's sister, Mrs. D. D. Sparks and hunted here. B. F. Sparks ana uuniiy enjoyed a visit from cousins, Mrs. Sadie Chanv- bers of Cainsville, Missouri; Mrs. Alice Wilson and Ray DeWltte of Fort Dodge Saturday and Sunday. Tom Flanagan of St. Joe, Missouri, came two weeks ago to husk corn for S. L. Olson. Tom was a former resident here and husband of Dean Mon- cell also formerly of this vicinity. Mowoectiai^^ FOR SERVICE Dry Cleaning That prosperous feeling comes with a closetful of freshly cleaned and pressed apparel. A few dollars monthly invested with the Modern Dry Cleaners keeps your wardrobe in splendid condition. Modern Dry Cleaners Phone 537. Algona, Iowa, %®8 K iM%%yffiy^^ Ferndell DRIED PRUNES Packed in 5 pound sanitary tins. This is the prune that put California on the map. LONG'S, Agents The little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Steven was so far recovered 'rom her operation for appendicitis at the Kossuth hospital that she was brought home Monday of last week. Several from this vicinity attended he funeral Monday morning of August Becker at Lakota. Cresco was the 'ormer home of August and his brother, Martin still itesides near Irvington. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Miner and little son of Meriden came Friday evening ;o visit with relatives and friends and returned home again Sunday afternoon. Ray enjoyed pheasant hunting Saturday. Dr. Harry Jenkinson and family of Iowa City arrived Friday night at the lome of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. 5 1 . Jenkinson. Harry hunted pheasants Saturday and they returned home on Sunday morning. E. C. Potter and family enjoyed a visit Saturday night from their cousins, Max Griffith and Albert Wade, also a Mr. Hartshorn and son and a friend all of Des Molnes. The men aunted pheasants here Saturday. Dn L. D.'Potter of Storm Lake and three Mends enjoyed hunting and ipenV 'Saturday night at the H. L. Potter/home. M. Morgan, a cousin of the Potters and three friends of Des Moines stayed at the Lloyd Potter home, ' Saturday, the little son of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Dehnert of Minneapolis had his leg broken when caught in ths chain on the elevator at the Louis Germann home. He' is now in the Kossuth hospntal. Mrs. Dehnert and Mrs. Germann are sisters. A nine pound son was born Saturday morning to Mr. and Mrs. Nick Wagner. It lived but a short time and services were held Sunday afternoon at the home. Burial was in the Catholic cemetery in Algona Monday morning. There are eight other children in the family. Mr. and Mrs. Ainsworth Powell of Luana, spent Thursday night at the F. L. Miller home enroute to see Mrs Powell's sister, Mrs. James Reid of Hector, Minnesota. Saturday the Millers went to Hector to attend the twenty-fifth wedding anniversary of the Reids who are former resident^ of Cresco. They have a host of friends here who extend congratulations. The Millers returned home Monday afternoon. LONE ROCK NEWS. o&xow:o^maw:<mi'am«ux>xw^^ cj $50 to $100 Allowance on your old radio, phonograph or piano toward the purchase of a new LEDYARD NEWS. Mrs. Ed. Halverson was a shopper at Estherville Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Engelby were callers at Elmore Sunday afternoon. Earl Simms of Fort Dodge was calling on old friends here Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Worden and son were business callers at Algona Thursday evening. Mrs. J. T. Welfare and Mrs. Charles Hilferty were business callers at Swea City Saturday. Mrs. J. T. Welfare and Mrs. Charles Hilferty were business callers at Blue Earth Saturday. The Selfert grading crew pulled into town Friday. They have finished their grading operations for this fall. Mrs. Ben Gesche of Elmore spent several days last week here visiting with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Welfare. Miss Hewitt was called to Humboldt Tuesday to attend the funeral of her grandmother, who passed away Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Worden and son were callers at Lakota Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Worden was having dental work done. Mrs. George Lobb of Winnebago spent several days last week here visiting at the home of her sister, Mrs. D. A. Carpenter. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Campbell and Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Worden and son spent Sunday at the Ralph Campbell home near Seneca. The M. E. Ladles' Aid met last Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. D. B. Mayer. A large crowd was present and a lovely lunch was served. Mrs. Glen Yahnko ana children were called to Buffalo Center Monday. Mrs. Yahnke's mother was taken seriously 111 and it was found necessary to take her to the hospital at Mason City. Neva Rath had dental work done at Burt Saturday. Mrs. Dorothy Davis is working at the cafe this week. Bert Godden moved his family to Burt last Monday. Mrs. H. A. Welner was on the sick list last Wednesday. Mrs. W. T. fish of Whittemore visited friends here Friday night. G. Y. Luke of Ames visited over the week end at the H. J. Rice home. Mrs. J. M. Blanchard and Harriett Fish visted in Whittemore Saturday. Miss Elsie Willrett of Alfjona visited Thursday and Friday with Mrs. Frank Flaig. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Byson of Algona visited at the August Schmidt home Sunday. Harry Rahn is the new elevator man, taking the place of Alton Pettit last Monday. G. A. Sharp and Nick Gengler went to Chicago Saturday night with a car of poultry. The Ladles' Aid society will meet with Mrs. Glen Sharp next week on Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. G. Fisher of Des Moines visited with relatives here over the week end. Mrs. E. E. Kearns and daughter, Maxine of Sioux City called on friends here Sunday. Howard Oak of Ames spent the week end here with his uncle, Chris Shaser and friends. Mrs. Clarence Janvrin spent several days last week in Bancroft at the Tony Doleschal home. W. H. Jo'iirwn of Fort Dodge was at the E. M. Jensen home Saturday. He is a cousin of Ernest. Mrs. Charles Morris has been caring for her mother, Mrs. Ernest Krueger at Burt the past wteek. Mr. and Mrs. William Godden arj worknig for Andrew Thompson while corn husking is going on L. R. Roderick, Alfred Krueger and Frank Flaig wene business callers at Gaettinger Wednesday night. Mr. and Mrs. Harley Shellito of Ames came Sunday to spend a week with the N. L. Cotton family. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Rath and Henry Rath and family of Emmetsburg visited Sunday at the Ralph Hulburt home. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Flaig attended a basket social at the Schenck school Friday night. Gertrude Sage is the teacher. Donnie Blanchard who is attending college at Cedar Falls, spent the week end with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Blanchard. Mr. and Mrs. Callser of Oskaloosa came Friday to visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Roderick and brother, L. R. Roderick. Mrs. A. A. Krueger entertained the Earings, Ersel Blanchard, diet Almo and Otis Fish and friend of Whittemore at dinner Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Chris Godfredson of Ringsted and Mr. and Mrs. Myron Akl- erson of Fenton were Sunday dinner guests at the Glen Sharp home. Mr. and Mrs. Dempsey and Mr. Arbogast of Fenton visited at the Glen Sharp home Sunday evening. Mr. Arbogast is the grandfather of Mrs. Sharp. A district professors' banquet will be held here at the school house at six- thirty Saturday evening, November 8. Six of the senior girls will serve the banquet. The junior high school pupils are working on their declamatory selections. Though the date is not yet definite, it is thought that a preliminary contest will be held here November 18 and 19. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Schmidt had their little daughter, Helen Margaret baptized Sunday at Burt in the Lutheran church and after church they entertained about forty relatives at a dinner at their home. The fifth and sixth grades had a masquerade flarby Friday 'afternoon. Prizes were given to the ones with the best costumes. The following received the prizes: first, Robert Gladstone; and second, Wllma Marlow. Now you can have it! And for less by $50 to $100 than you ever dreamed of paying. A real Edison—the set the world awaited— the radio designed and built in Thomas A. Edison's own laboratories —the radio voice triumphant— this can be yours for an amazingly small amount—and that divided into modest installments. Come in and learn the details of this Extraordinary Offer For free trial in your home, phone L. W. SWANSON General Agency for Kossuth and Palo Alto Counties. Store 51—Res. 40. Whittemore Iowa. The third and fourth grades enter- I tained the first. and second grades at a Hallowe'en party Friday afternoon. A short program consisting of little plays and songs was given after which the children were sent on a Halowe'en Jaunt and when they returned refreshments were served. ; The following program was given at a parent-teachers' association meeting last Thursday night: a dialogue, "Buying Eggs" by Mrs. Whitford, Irene Whitford and Clarence Janvrin; a piano duet by Miss Louis and Miss Cross; a reading by Miss Sewick; a talk on primary worK by Miss Thompson and a talk by Prof. Godfrey. The high school basket ball teams started practice last week. In view of the fact that each team lost only one member by graduation, the prospects for this year look very bright. The following schedule has been lined up with the possibility that some of the junior high games may be added: November 25th, Whittemore, here; December 5, Seneca, there; December 9th, Bancroft parochial team here; December 12th, Fenton, there; December 19th, Ledyard, there; January 9th, Bancroft, there; January 16th, Fenton, here; January 20th, Bancroft parochial team there; January 23rd, Ledyard, here; January 30th, Bancroft, here; February Gth, Whittemore, there; February 13th, Seneca, here. ST. BENEDICT. g '' Homer Lawson of Wesley was a caller here Monday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Emil Ardnorfer were at Mason City Saturday on business. Miss Adelaide Elsenbarth spent Sunday with her sister, Mrs. Emil Arndorfer. Rev. George Wessllng of Wesley spent last Thursday evening with Rev. B. H. Loeffelholtz. Henry ImmerfaU of Plttsville, Wisconsin, came last week and is picking corn in this vicinity. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Dehnert and children of St. Paul spent several days at the home of Mrs. Joscnh Rahm, Jr. Mi 1 , and Mrs. Herman Erdman of near LuVerne are the proud parents of a baby girl born Monday, October 27. Jacob Simons and several friends of Des Moines spent Saturday with the former's mother, Mrs. Mary Simons, and other relatives. Miss Lorraine Huschka, granddaughter of Mrs. John Huschka, was the subject of an operation for eppendlci- tis at the Algona Hospital lust Monday. Frank Haldeman, his son Harry and brother, Harry Haldeman, all of Indianola, came last Friday evening and spent Saturday hunting pheasants and also visiting their many friends. They returned home Sunday. BTTBT NEWS. A baby girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Herman Bussy last week. A baby boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. John Long Saturday. Let the U. D. M.-R. estimate on your next Job of printing. Howard Watklns of Blue Earth spent the week end at the W. H. Smith home. The Jay Graham ramily sepnt Sunday at Algona at the August Strom home. Mrs. Ida Anderson spent the week end at the Jake Weaver home near Sexton. Mrs. Hansuld of Mason City is taking care of John Kerr at the C. C. Smith home. Mrs. M. E. Polhemus entertained the Neighborhood club at her home last Friday afternoon. James Chrlstensen has built an addition to his garge in order to have more room for his work. Mrs. Wm. Carman and son spent several cays ncre last, week with her father, W. D. Kearns. Mrs. Wm. Weinberger and her mother of Ledyard called at the McArthur home Sunday evening. Quinn Albright of Des Molnes and a friend of Ames were guests at the C. C. Smith home Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Roimcrs from near Whittemore were guests Sunday at the LcRoy Boettcher home. Homer Roberts and Miss Hattie Warda spent Sunday at West Bend at the, home of Mr. and Mrs. Shellmyer. A baby girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Lcason last Friday. Mrs. Carrie Taylor is caring for the mother and little one. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Helgason and Mrs. Elmer Schaffcr of Armstrong and Wm. Elvidge were dinner guests at the C. B. Chlpman home. Mrs. Peter White and a friend of Sioux City came up last Friday to visit the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Ringsdorf. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Reynolds accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Carl Reynolds to Gracttiger Sunday where they visited Mr. and Mrs. Reeves. M;-'. and Mrs. Bert Godden have moved into the house on the farm known as the E. E. Paine farm. They have been living at Lone Rock. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Klamp, Mrs. Mary Stewart and Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Vinaas were guests Sunday at the O. G. Schmidt home at Buffalo Center. The Woman's club met at the homo of Mrs. J. W. Dorrance with Mrs. W. H. Vogel as assistant hostess. A pro- gram was given and refreshments served. Mr. and Mrs. Hoy Clarke, Mr. and Mrs. Jake Godden, Mr. and Mrs. Gottlieb Gutknecht of Hull were dinner guests at the G. N. Graham home on Sunday. , , , Russell Ohlpman and Mr. Potter arrived Monday from Pinesvllle, Oregon., where they have Been the past year. They made the trip from the coast In Just a week, Mrs. Christine Gerhardt gave a shower at the Lutheran church on Thursday afternoon for Mtes Tillle Lohse, who is soon to be married to August Robinson. A. J. Trainer had his shoulder and arm quite badly injured In an auto accident near Garner Friday morning. His car turned over with him, pinning him underneath. • Mrs. D. E, Fitch and son, Avery arrived home last Thursday from their auto trip to Daytona Beach, Florida, where they visited Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Graham. They report a fine trip. Miss Irene Aten of Storm Lake spent the week end here at the home of her parents, Rev. and Mrs. S. H. Aten. Mrs. Aten is still at Rochester, where she is recovering from a recent operation. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Nelson and little daughter drove up from Tama on Sunday to visit at the K. J. Smith home and to be here for the pheasant season. Mrs. Nelson and Mrs. Smith are sisters. Mr. and Mrs. L. Reibhoff and children spent Sunday at the home of Mrs. Reibhoff's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Johnson, near Lakota. Lorena remained for a week's visit at the home of her grandparents. Mrs. F. L. Pratt and Mrs. Lois Trainer returned home Saturday from Sioux City, wherte they attended the grand chapter meeting of the Eastorn Star lodge. Mrs. Trainer is woithy matron of the Burt chapter. While Ear'. Shlpler was husking corn at the Ell):. Jain home one day last week, the corn picker caught on flra causing the gasoline tank to explode. No one was injured but considerable damage was done to the picker. The W. S. Slmckelfora family moved to Goldfield last Friday. Mr. Shackelford will run a shoe and haniess repair shop there. The family have lived here for the past three and a half years. Mr. Shackelford has been working in the Thompson harness shop. They have made many friends here who regret to see them leave. Money to Loan on Good Milch Cows If you have the cows now, or if you wish to buy cow.s, we tire in a position to accommodate you. C. R. LaBarre PI ione 55. Office First Door North of Iowa State Bank.

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