The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 5, 1930 · Page 7
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 7

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, November 5, 1930
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The Upper Des Moines-Republican, November 6, 1930 Local Brie& •J. J. Burda and Ed. Holecek visited 5 Sunday at the home of Ed.'s brother, 'Charles, at Garner. The Akre grocery store \ has a handsome new Chevrolet delivery truck puchased recently. Mrs G. Dearchs has been 111 for the past two weeks and confined to her home. She Is now recovering slowly Mrs. M J. Keneflck Is expected home the last of the week from Rochester, where she has been since last ' Wednesday, Mrs. Horace Hamilton of Minneapolis was a guest Saturday and Sunday at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Horlgan. Dallas Foster was In town for a short time Monday and called on his uncle, W. A. Foster. Dallas makes his headquarters in Fort Dodge. John Shirley sjfent, t .the week end . Visiting his parents, County Superintendent and Mrs. Witi; Shirley. John Is a student at the University of Iowa. Joe Mlsbach spent Sunday and Monday In Des Molnes. While away he also visited with his daughter, Kathryn, who Is a student at Iowa State College. Mr. and Mrs. Nick Goeders and son, Leo, of Emmetsburg were In Algona Tuesday helping their son and broth- eiy.Tony, in his race for sheriff of Kossuth county. Mr. and Mrs. George Batt of Omaha, are visiting at the home of the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Batt, and with Mrs. Batt's mother, Mrs. Wm. Cook. H. C. .Lunning of Buffalo Center was In Algona Wednesday and made this office a pleasant call. Mr. Lunning brought to Algona the election returns from Hebron township. Mr. and Mrs. Nick Wagner of Cresco 'township are the parents of a fine baby boy who arrived November- 1. The: baby is the eighth child, and has been 'named- Peter Paul. A baby girl was born October 29 to Mr. and Mrs. Mike Bormann of Bode. The baby: is the fifth child. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Gales of St. Joe were made happy October 30 by the arrival of a fine baby boy, who makes the third child in the family. Lorraine Huschka, 14, of St. Benedict, was operated on Monday at • the Algona hospital for appendicitis. She makes her home with her grandmother, Mrs. Anna Huschka, at St. Bene- dcit. Sister Emmanuel and Sister Madeline of Oresco were guests from Friday until this morning at the home of Sister Emmanuel's sister, Mrs. F. E. Sawyer. Both of the sisters are nurses at the Catholic hospital In Cresco. Roy Brownell recently had a letter from his brother, Clarence, who is located at Reding, California A few days ago Reding felt several earthquake tremors which began early In the morning and lasted until even- Ing .. ^nn, Murta^whQ^teaches 4 ,J(n i ,the high ! school l av wotidblhS." lowa^spent the week end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Murtagh In Algona. She was accompanied by Harriett Thurston, who is second grade teacher In Woodbine. Mrt. and Mrs. Glen Dunlap 'have moved to Corwith, where they are running a restaurant. Mr. Dunlap was formerly employed at the Tire Service Company. Vernon Stetzel has been helping out at the Tire Service Company since Mr. Dunlap left. A number of the airplanes which W. J. Slgsbee maintains for advertising piirnosps for various concerns in town, were transplated Hallowe'en night. Some of them which advertised the Zender & Caldwell store, were fastened to the new bridge north of town. Mary Jane Blome, the babv daughter born recently to Mr and Mrs. Paul Blome in Illinois, is the seventh great grand child for Mrs. O. Lorenz. The baby is the first child for the Blomes. Mrs. Blome was before her marriage Miss Maud Coon. Mrs. Lorenz is justly proud of her fine family of great grandchildren. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Hlrner and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Simon Hirner and family of Wesley, and Mr. and Henry Recker of Bancroft was an Algona visitor Thursday. M. J. Wolfe of Bancroft was In the city on business Thursday. Enno Eden, the Tltonka potato man, was a visitor in Algona today. Tony Schmidt was over from Whlt- temore on business Saturday. Senator George W. Patterson of Burt v/as calling on Algona friends Monday. Mrs. J. B. Johnston was reported quite 111 last week, but Is now Improving. C. E. Lamprlght of Mankato was calling on Algona relatives and friends Wednesday. Tom Tamen, the Lakota Implement man, was transacting business In Algona Monday. Harold Cowan attended the Iowa State College homecoming at Ames this week end. Mr. and Mrs, Glen Raney 'and daughter, Meredith, were Fort Dodge visitors Monday. Monica and Bernadette Studer of St. Benedict spent Saturday night at the W. L. Martin home. Mrs. E. E. Brown Is spending a week or so visiting at the home of her daughter, Mrs. W. K. Schoby in Mason City. Margaret Blossom spent the week end at the J. W. Sullivan home. She is a second year student at Cedar Falls. Mrs. G. F. Kanouff will spend the winter at Omaha where a son and daughter are attending Crelghton University. The building In which Bloom's store Is located Is .being remodeled and will make an attractive business house when finished. L. M. Christensen of Estherville was In Algona Monday helping to Ibok after business matters at the Christensen Bros, store. St. Cecelia's Guild of the Catholic church will hold a rummage sale on Saturday, November 22, at the local Knights of Columbus hall. Rev. Frank Webster accompanied Mrs. John Barr of Klrksville, Missouri, last week where she entered the osteopath hospital for treatment. Deputy Clerk Clara Reynolds attended the Iowa State College homecoming Saturday and Sunday at Ames. She was a student there In 1927. Ben Felt of Wesley was over on business Friday and stated he and Mrs. Felt would leave this week for Florida where they will spend the winter. Elizabeth Nugent, Florence Nelson, and' Dr. 'Larry .Mosbach of Humbolrtt drove to' Ames Friday and attended the Iowa State College homecoming. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Dehnert and children of St. Paul spent a few days of last week and this visiting with relatives in Algona and St. Benedict. OUve Thompson, former Central teacher, spent the week end In Algona visiting the Raymond Norton homey' Shells now 'teaching in Sioux City. Joe Schaben leaves this week for Cincinnati, Ohio, where he will spend the winter with his son, Leo, who has been working there for the past few years. Joe Vinson and son, Don, of Champaign, Illinois, and John Vinson of Spencer were Sunday guests at the Howard Vinson home. Joe Vinson Is a brother of John. Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Lacy drove to Audubon Sunday to spend a day or two with relatives of Mrs. Lacy. They also spent some tune In Des Moines and returned home Tuesday. John McEnroe strained his back on Monday while shoveling some Cofel, and has been hardly able to get around since. However, he made It a point to pet to the polls Tuesday to vote for "Dick." Marshall and Mrs. Floyd Newville drove to Ames Friday and brought home their son, Darrold, for the open- Ing of the pheasant season. Darrold is a second year forestry student at Iowa State College. Leo Swanson of Whlttemore was a business visitor in Algona on Tuesday and paid this office a pleasant visit. Leo pitched a fine brand of base ball for Algona this summer and Is well known to local fans. Mrs. Nick Wlllger and daughter, Caroline were guests Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Hoffman. The two Mrs Hlrners, Mrs. Hoffman and Caroline are all sisters and daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Wlllger, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Menzel returned to their home in Ames Sunday after a few days' visit at the home of Mrs. Menzel's parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. P. Weaver. While here Mr. Menzel did some pheasant hunting. R. 8. Blossom attended the Fort Dodge-Boone high school football game at Fort Dodge last Friday night. The game ended in a 13 to 13 tie. Mr. Blossom met his daughter, Margaret, who came from Cedar Falls for the week end In Algona. Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Williams moved into their new home in the north part of town last Friday. Attorney L. E. Llnnan, who has been rooming at the D. L. Leffert home for several years, has moved into the rooms formerly occupied by them in the F. W. Dlngley home. Mr. and Mrs. Hiram White, Alma Greiner and Carl Pearson spent the week end In Mt. Vernon attending the Cornell College homecoming and witnessed the foot ball game between Cornell and Coe. Mr. White's brother, Perry plays halfback on the Cornell team. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Thompson of Union township were made grandparents for the first time last Thursday when a baby daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Leason, Jr. Mrs. Leason was formerly Katherine Thompson. This event also makes Mr, and Mrs. Robert Leason of Algona grandparents. The Yeoman district supervisors of northern Iowa were to meet this morning at Mason City. Vice president, Fred Gilbert; director, Earl D. Prink, and treasurer, W. E. Davy, all of the home office in Des Molnes were to be there. J. A. Freeh, district supervisor of this district, Is also hi attendance. The Modern Dry Cleaners are now driving a new green Ford delivery truck. The new truck has been painted the same color as the other model A truck which was purchased a year ago. The establishment's new home, located Just east of the present site, Is going up rapidly, and will be ready for occupancy before the severe winter weather sets in. Mr. and Mrs. Bneppard of L.OS Angeles and the latter's mother, Mrs. Margaret Dalley of Hollywood visited recently at the home of Mrs. Dailey's son, Tom, in Algona. While they were here, Mr. and Mrs. Dailey entertained Tom's brothers, Leo and Mike, and their families from Spencer at Sunday dinner. Mrs. Sheppard will be remembered here as Miss Margaret Dailey. Dr. and Mrs. E. G. Grove of Boone are visiting at the home of the Rev. and'Mrs. J. L. Coleman. They plan to return to their home Thursday. Other guests at the Coleman home recently were Miss Mabel Earl Coleman and Rex Rasmus, who spent the week en|i In Algona. Both are students at Iowa .State College. Mabel Earl is a daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Coleman. Clarence and Harry MteGlot'Jilen, Mr. and/ Mrs. John Davidson and two children, Mr Davidson's father, and Delrner Finch, of all of Des Molnes, were guests at the C. V. Smith home Saturday and. Sunday. The men tiunted pheasants Saturday and the ladies prepared a big pheasant dinner Sunday. The Des Moines visitors are all relatives of Mr. and Mrs. Smith. Carl F. Krug, who moved to Algona from Boone with his wife and three children last July is finding the Algona territory very satisfactory for his portable mill. Mr. Krug, who lives in the Walter Good house on South Dodge street, grinds feed for farmers and others, going directly to the farms with his mill which is mounted on a truck chassis. He seems to be filling a long felt want. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Geering and daughter, Betty and Miss Barclay and E. A. Staubus, all of Ottumwa, and H E. Gerring of Milwaukee spent the week end in Algona. The Geerings were renewing old friendships in Algona, Bill having worked in the Pletch Grain office here before opening up an office for that company in Ottumwa a few years ago/ Thfeir mlany friends were glad to see them. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Becker drove to Galva Saturday to visit Mrs. Becker's brother, who recently had an accident in which he lost two fingers and part of a third in a corn picker. Henry came home Sunday, but Mrs. Becker remained for a longer visit. Mrs. Becker's brother, Louis Otto, has for ten years farmed a 320- acre farm owned by Earl L. Yokum, Galva, Illinois, banker, who was recently returned unharmed to his home after being kidnapped for several days. The Yokums own nine farms around Galya and Aurelia, Iowa. A number of years ago they moved to Illinois, where they purchased a largo tract of land and started the tow.i ol Galva, Illinois, naming it after the Iowa town which had previously b-;en their home. Mrs. Becker plau'iul to visit her mother in Sioux City the returned homu. KOSSUTH LOST IN HUSKING CONTEST AND YOUR OLD BATTERY PUTS A NEW GENUINE FORD 6 VOLT 13 PLATE, 80 AMPERE BATTERY IN YOUR OAR, Winter is just around the comer. And you realize what this means if your battery is over a year old. Kent Motor Co. Authorised Ford Dealer. Algona, Iowa. Renwick Man Won with 1620 Pounds of Corn in Eighty Minutes. CONTEST HELD UNDER WALLACES' FARMER. Henry Kraft of LnVerne and Percy McGInnls of Algona Were the Kossuth County Entries. Arthur Kraft of Renwick husked 1620 pounds of corn In one hour and twenty minutes, left only seven pounds of good corn on the stalks and had but 7.5 ounces of husks per one hundred pounds of corn on his load to win the Kossuth, Humboldt, and Hancock counties husking contest held on the Rice farm near Renwick last Monday morn- Ing. After deductions were made for corn left In the field, and for husks on load 20.8 bushels of corn remained which gave the winner over a bushel more than his nearest competitor, Tom Uest of Eagle Grove. Llest husked a total of 1695 pounds of corn, but left seventeen pounds In the field and had' eleven ounces of husks per one hundred pounds of his load for a net of 19.6 bushels. Two Kossuth county entries, Henry Kraft of LuVerne, a brother of the winner, and Percy McGlnnis of Algona who is husking for Harry Bode had a net.of 18 and 17 bushels respectively. Deductions for corn In the field and husks were higher. Totals were held down some by quite a percent of leaning stalks and down corn, the average yield of the field being about forty bushels per acre, and the winning load sample averaged 212 ears per one hundred pounds. However, these huskers throwing from forty to fifty ears per minute for an average of 1610 pounds gross on the eight loads with, the winner husking 1620 pounds made some real competition that held the interest of a large crowd of spectators for the duration of the eighty minute cotest. The contest was held under the Wallace's Farmer rules, the winner to husk Wednesday at Grundy Oenter in one of the two preliminary contests to the state contest,, which will be held at Shenandoah on Saturday, November 8 to compete for the John P. Wallace silvfer trophy and a trip to the national contest at Norton, Kansas, on November 14. Arthur Kraft, who won Monday was runner-up on the present state champion In 1928 and is doped to show well in the state contest next Saturday. Harry Bode, Algona; R. O. Dreyer, Lotts Creek were local men who assisted judges In weighing husks samples. Mr. Bennett, of Livermore, elevator manager, was official weigher for loads and gleaners' corn. Eight wagon drivers and sixteen gleaners assisted in making the contest a success. The entries included E. P. Kraft, Corwith; Lee Bush, Battle Creek; Art Kraft, Renwick; Tom Lelst, Eagle Grove; Percy McGlnnis, Algona; Henry Kraft, LuVerne; Otto Swanson, Renwick, and Bill Butts, Thor. Annual Poultry School at Lone Rock. Lone Rock, November 7. Special: November 20th has been given out as the day for the first session of the second annual poultry school, to be sponsored by the Cotton Chick Hatchery and the Krause Hatchery, both of Lone Rock. The hatcheries will cooperate with the Iowa State College, and Poultry Extension department. The school will start at ten-thirty a. m. Discussion will be as follows: Market conditions and forecast; selection and care of the breeding stock: housing, remodelling old houses with straw; location of the laying house; noon, free lunch to be served by the hatchery- men. The following is the afternoon program which will start, nt one p. m.: Equipment for the laying house; feeding the breeders; breeding and stock improvements which films and slides will demonstrate. W. R. Whitfleld, head of the poultry extension department of Iowa State College will lead the discussions. 8*m8Moce««c«ec8S**»e^^ Academy to Play Pocahontas Here, St. Cecelia's academy foot ball team will play the Pocahontas academy on Sunday at the Athletic Park. The game is the one which was postponed last Saturday. A good chowd should attend the game. Bowl for HEALTH HUB Recreation Parlor Algona, Iowa SWEA CITY NEWS. FOR EVERY CNE SWOIE SAIL IE LOWEST PRICES Discontinued Styles Radically Reduced A most opportune event that presents most unusua Isavlngs on smartest quality footwear Just when savings are most appreciated. Thousands of pairs of shoes for every member of the family are priced at most substantial'savings. Footwear for Women - Misses - Children Style Shoes and Enna Jetticks Straps - Pumps - Oxfords $3,85 Values up to $0.50. All cloors, all trimmings, every new style Is included in women's footwear. Enna Jetticks and Style Shoes Ties - Straps - Pumps $5 A revelation In value- giving. Fine kid, calfskin and patent leathers in the new fall styles. 17-39 The Misses Ina Paulson and Ruth Johnson spent Sunday at Minneapolis. Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Hundeby spent the week end with friends at Minneapolis. Mrs. Freeman Gorman of Swea township left Monday for Winnipeg, Canada to visit her sister. Kenneth Thompson, Albert Swanson, Mrs. S. V. Carter spent Sunday with friends at St. Peter, Minnesota, There was a republican rally at the high school auditorium on Saturday night with prominent republicans as the speakers. Dr. Henry Kulander, who has been seriously ill the past week with erysipelas, is improving which is good news to his hosts of friends. The Eastern Star held a Hallow- e'en party at their lodge rooms on Monday evening with a good crowd in attendance. A social evening was en- Joyed. Mr. and Mrs. H. N. Kruse of Algona, Rev. and Mrs. George Seimans and Mrs. Esther Kramer were dinner guests at the Chas. Kesler home on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Christensen, Martin Dahl, Ray Smith, J. B. John- sou and Buell Pearson attended the homecoming football game at Minneapolis on Saturday. Mrs. Anna Larson and mother, Mrs. Chas. Landine and daughter, Carol, of Sherburne, Minnesota, Mr. and Mrs. Myron Johnson were Sunday dinner guests at the Oscar Berggren home. Mrs. J. Peterson, who is an operative patient at the Fairmont hospital, is now on the road to recovery. Mrs. C. F. Berggren, who has been ill at the Fairmont hospital for the past two weeks, Is getting along nicely at this writing. Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Hundeby enter- Arch Preservers and Style Shoes Pumps - Ties - Straps $675 Astounriljig valujes ttii better footwear, fine kidskin. — patent and Reptiles. Values up to $10—all sizes and colors. Hosiery Full fashioned Rollins Run-Stop Service Silk Hose —all sizes and the new Fall colors. oftfasbi ion Hosiery $135 Gordon Silk Chiffon V-llne hose In all the new Fall colors and Individual proportions. &MX88&&&G^^ tained at a six-thirty o'clock turkey dinner with a company of relatives and friends from out of town as the honor guests. Guests also included Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Carlson, Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Blomster. Contract bridge was played at two tables. Scores of Swea City folks attended the dedication of the new East Chain Lutheran church which was held Sunday. This is a magnificent structure for a rural church costing $25,000. The dedication sermon was impressive with one thousand in attendance. It was a real homecoming celebration for former members and pastors of the church. The first Joint meeting of the American Legion and Auxiliary was held on Thursday evening with fifty in attendance. Pinochle and bridge were played, Fern Walker and Richard Berg winning high in pinochle and Mrs. H. Logan and Buell Pearson the high score in bridge. A good time was enjoyed by all. After lunch those caring to dance enjoyed the balance of the evening at the dance at the Lyric Theatre. "Windmills of Holland," an operetta given by the glee club of the Swea City schools, was given to a full house on Friday night. It was under the direction of Miss Francis Dahl, music instructor. The leading parts were carried by Ralph Stockman, Lucille Peterson, Harriet Poole, Dorothy Christensen, Winston Erickson, Burton Thompson and Clayton Roalson. "The Kinder Band" by the first grade, made a decided hit. Clyde Sanborn, a former resident of Swea City, purchased the C. A. Holm grocery and is now ready for business. The C. A. Holm store is the plcicst established business in Swea City which has continuously been under one management It is over thirty years since the store first began doing business. Since Mr. Holm's death last January, Mrs. Holm has had charge of the store. It is with regret that the community will no longer be served by the pioneer firm which lias ever been faithful to the needs of the community. Mr. Sanborn comes here highly recommended and we hope they will enjoy a good business and like their new location. ST. JOE NEWS. K Mrs. Barbara Zoller was on the sick list for a few days last week. Mr. and Mrs. Fred HlK and fainilv were shoppers at Algona Saturday. The John Thul family were Fort Dodge business callers last Saturday. Mrs. Peter Schmidt and Margaret Kellner were visitors at Livermore on Friday. A baby girl came to gladden the home of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Bormann last week. Axel Hanson and family spent Saturday and Sunday visiting with relatives at Exlra. Andrew, Paul and Margaret Erpelding were Fort Dodge business callers one day last week. Susie Zeimet has been unable to attend school at Algona the past week on account of sickness. Mr. and Mrs. Casper Kayser of Waseca, Minnesota, visited their relatives here Sunday and Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Gales are rejoicing over the birth of a baby boy. Tills mokes their third child. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Meyerhofer intend to spend a few days with relatives at Stacyville this week. Mrs. Joseph Becker visited her sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Kirsch and Mrs. Edmund Dieter at Algona Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Becker arid family of Fort Dodge spent Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs, Joe Becker. Uernadlne Plathe, who is attending St. Angela's academy at Carroll, visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Plathe, over the week end. Quite a number of young people attended a basket social at the Rose Besch school near Whittemore last Friday evening. Miss Besch taught the Mike Weiltgen school a few years ago. Joe Brlnkman and family, who have been spending the last few weeks at tlie Philip Fouarge home, have returned to their home at Parkersburg, Iowa, where they have rented a farm for the coming year. Phillip Fouarge, who has been occupying the rooms above the St. Joe store, has moved into the residence on the Sam Boyle farm. Mr. Boyle left to make his home with his sister, Mrs. Mary Henderson of Frazer, Minnesota. A group of twenty young people gathered at the John Thul home last Monday evening to surprise their daughter, Clara, and help her celebrate her twentieth birthday. Various games were played of which the beauty column was won by Susie Nea- bor. A delicious lunch was served by the hostesses, Alice Phillips and Bertha Thul, after which the guests departed wishing Clara many happy returns of the day. HOT CHICKEN Served Free Come see the negroes at a school program to be given Friday, November 7, at eight p. m. at the Irvington district No. 7 school, located four miles east of Irvington or five miles south of Sexton on the Lu- Vernc road and one mile west. Admission 10c-25c. Hot chicken will be served free. Alberta Grosenbach, teacher. Alice Phillips was a Fort Dodge caller Saturday. Viola Phillips is engaged at the Mike Bormann home at present. Mrs. Martin Waba of St. Benedict visited friends here Monday. Harold Thul was a business caller at Fort Dodge one day last week. YOUR AUCTION SALE If you should hold a public sale Just let us know and without fail Our bank will furnish you a clerk, One well adapted to the work, Who knows the folks, knows who is who, So he can take good notes for you. We also might your paper take If you decide a sale to make. The Iowa State Bank in every way Will help to make you auction pay. Iowa State Bank Algona, Iowa

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