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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 7, 1931
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¥he Upper Bes Moittes-Hepublican, January 7,1931 of Burt High (Father of Mrs. Otto I Pleasant Birthday School Held Banquet, and H. Engstror f 0i es . j Parties in Union, Burt, Jtoi&ry 6. Special: Tuesday evening, Uecember 30th the Butt high held Its seventh annual alumni cfc. About seventy-five attended. It "WaS held In the dining room of the local Presbyterian church, the ladles of the Mite society serving a delicious as tfeli as bountiful three course dinner. The plan followed this year was an Indian "Pow Wow." The tables were tastefully,. decorated with little teepees, c6vering "the" nut cups and a big "peace pipe" as favors. Mrs. Rowena Ryersdh, the president, attired as an Indian princess, acted as toastmistrer^ using a small dram as a torn torn,, ^ sound attention. ; ' Superintendent Draper of Jefferson a former superintendent at.fiurt, gave Union, January 6. Nelson, father of the ', and Henry Engstrom Nels ™,™nnr pneumonia. The 50 Jenso , an Interesting dinner address, taking "Opportunity" as his subject. He emphasized his thoughts with valued bite of poetry. , An. orchestra consisting of iMarilda, /Pratt, Maybelle Gray, Norma Bettln, /violins; Edwin Manus, cornet, ahd Myron dhlpman, trombone, with Vera Chlpman, pianist, furnished beau- tlM music, using Indian songs ex- ChWtfely. A violin trio by the girls playing the violins, a vocal solo by Vera and special cornet and trombone numbers added much to the entertainment. Several contests took place after dinner. The 30-Inch dash, shot put, hammer throw and pony race •were the events. An educated horse "Mudln-tihe-Face" created much merriment. The banquet was considered another big success for the association Irvington Woman Died in Emmetsburg. Union. January 6. Special: Mrs. Bert Grant, mother of Mrs. Orvllle anotner Dig success lor me UHSUIUUUUII i Dixon of this township, passed away under the able leadership of Mrs. Ry- at her home five and one-half miles erson and Lottie Hawcott and the com- ! northeast of Emmetsburs on Tuesday. temalns were brought burial will take place oesiae tnat ^ -^ ^^ The £|. hcr children ^ ^fe { 0 mourn j^ ] oss are a A1 ,/?anaer of Sioux City; Mrs. ' 4. Ogden; Fred, Minneapolis; ™?V'©. C. Knutsen, Plum Creek and \<w. Nelson of Lone Rock. He was t'sJien seriously 111 a week ago last Friday and the children were called to his bedside but returned as their fath 'er seemed to be Improving. Another message Monday morning notified the children of a change and Mrs. Otto and Mrs. Henry Engstrom of Union and Wra. Nelson of Lone Rock responded by driving through by auto. Rev. Wood of Good Hope had the pleasure of visiting Mr. Nelson during his last sickness, while he was in the city on business. Friends and neighbors sympathize with those who are left to mourn for they have lost a loving father as well as a true and upright citizen and neighbor. mlttees appointed. Officers for th coming year were elected. Mario Chipman of the clsas of 25 'will b president and Miss Edna Staley, sec retary and treasurer. These annua 'gatherings are a source of Joy to ol classmates and all should boost for : good time In 1931. Car Turned Over Near Whittemore Whlttemore, January 6. Special: A Star roadster belonging to Anna Jotten of Ottosen turned over three times east of town Sunday evening. The three young men in the car were on their way to" Algona to a show when they met a car with lights that blinded them. In turning out they struck loose gravel. The car did the loop the loop and the boys crawled out without a scratch. The driver had the steer- Ing wheel In his hand. The car had the top caved In and the windshield broken and was otherwise damaged. A Correction. In the last week's Issue of the Upper Des Molnes-Republican in our Whittemore correspondence it was stated that Arthur Moeller of the Fenton neighborhood was uttering with small pox. This was Incorrect, it should have been chicken pox. We regret this error occurred. December 30. Her maiden name was Eliza Ellen Smith. She was bom at Annawan, Illinois in Henry county, on September 3, 1881. being 49 years, three months and 37 years old at the time of her death. At the age of two years she moved with her parents to LuVerne. where she grew to young womanhood. On December 19, 1900, she was united in marriage to Albert M. Grant. To this union five children were born: John A.. lona Madson. Mrs. Mae Dixon of Algona and Frank and Annie, who are still at home. Funeral services were held at the LuVerne Methodist church on Friday, January 2, at two-thirty p. m. with Rev. Reyman in charge. Burial took place In the .LuVerne cemetery. Beides the immediate family she leaves a mourn five granddaughters, Betty, 'hyllis and Lois Dixon and Joyce Madon, also five brothers, Frank and Her- yert Smith of Llvermore, John Smith f Greene, Harry and Cecil of Liv- rmore and one sister, Mrs. Nellie Noo- an of Renwick. for this NEW Wringer "Type with porcelain tub Kossuth Radio & Electric Co. Phone 42 ..otts Creek Girl Weds New York Man, Lotts Creek, January 3. Special.— lie marriage of Miss Gertrude Flene, aughter of the Rev. and Mrs. E. Fiene r Lotts Creek to Homer 'E. Morton f Schenectady, New York, took place with the Rev. F. T. Ruhland per- ormlng the ceremony. The bride Is a graduate of the Algona high school and as since been teaching school at Su- Good Hope, January 6. Special: Two birthday anniversaries celebrated on January 1 ushered in the New Year with an exceedingly appropriate spirit for two groups of our people. At the William Treptow home a number of relatives wiith a few near friends met for the celebration of Mr. Treptow's seventy-eighth birthday. Those present in addition to host and hostess were Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Knoll, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Donovan, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Oalbralth and children, Algona; Mr. and Mrs. Win. Knoll and family. Lone Rock; Mr. and Mrs. John Reid and son, Alden, Harvey Reid, Mr. and Mrs. James Knoll and daughter, Margaret, Mr. and Mrs. John Moser of this community; Raymond R-pid of Good Hope and Miss Margaret Bartlett of Algona; and Rev. and Mrs. Allen Wood. Following dinner served at noon the afternoon was spent in visiting:. A similar affair at the Verne Gross home in which Mr. and Mrs. Gross entertained 23 guests In celebration of the former/s forty-slxtii birthday brought happiness to all concerned. Much time was spent In singing and social conversation. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. H. N. Steussy. the Misses Anna, Frances and Ellen Steussy, and Gerald Steussy. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Dodds and children. Margare:. William, Evelyn. Bernice, Florence and James. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Gross and sons. George, Robert and Willard. Professor J. W. Knudson of Scarfield and director of music in Grant township Consolidated school and Mike Loss. The guests sat down to dinner at one o'clock. 61st Annual January Begins Friday Jan. 9, IJnds Jan. 24th Whittemore Man Moves to Eagle Grove. Eagle Grove Eagle: Merrill Rnwson of YVhittemore has the contract and agency to sell Ford cars and parts in this locality. He has been in ttie business in Whittemore for the past 15 years and is thoroughly familiar with all phases of the business. He is bringing his own mechanical equipment with him also his stock of Ford parts. He has signed up a long time lease on the Ford garage building with Thos. J. Waddell, the own- He was attracted to Eagle Grove for many reasons. He believes this agency affords an opportunity to do a jrofiitable business and again, our schools were a deciding factor in his making this move. He has three children about high school age and they will soon be going on to junior col- ege. S. J. Hayes, who has been associated with Mr. Rawson for the past twelve years, will move his family to Eagle Grove as soon as a suitable residence can be secured. Mr. Rawson's office assistant will also move to Eagle Grove. For the present at least, Mr Rawson expects to continue the M. & H. or- ;anization intact for a time. The M. & H. Motor Company are having then- entire equipment and! stock of parts to Des Moines where . •hey expect to open for business Jan- I A store wide clearance of great importance—A NEW IDEA—read carefully: This store has kept the confidence of its customers for 61 years and this year, instead of the large double salebills we are announcing this great sale with 6,000 government post cards. You know the quality of goods we carry—you know what to expect in assortments in January. But one thing you do not know and we are telling you now—that prices have hit the bot torn here. January Clearance Sale prices are the lowest in years. If you need a dress or coat or blankets or yard goods, come to this sale prepared to find real low prices. That's all we have to say—why take a double page to tell you ? A $5 Dress and Coat Rack Will Be a Busy Place Friday and Saturday AVWAIWJJJJJVWVWWWJ^^ William Howie Underwent Operation. William Howie, trie well known and popular Standard Old auditor, underwent a serious operation at the Park hospital at Mason City recently. He arrived home last week and is much improved in health. LOCAL NEWS. Gertrude Kenefick, daughter of Dr. matre, Montana. Mr. Morton IB a i uary 15 in their new location on Uni- I on of Mr. and Mrs. D. F. Morton of versity Avenue and 6th Street. The Broadview, Montana, and is an elec- garage there will operate under the trical engineer employed by the Gen- name of the University Motors, eral Electric Company at Schenectady where the new home will be made. Union Babe Died from Intestinal Flu. Union, January 6. Special: Virginia, the infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nick Fisch, who live on the former Joseph. Zanke farm, died last week from Intestinal flu. She would have been two years old this February. The little one was buried Monday with funeral services at the Catholic church at St. Joe, the pastor there having charge. Burial took place in the St. Joe cemetery. Friends and neighbors sympathize with the Fisch family in the loss of their little loved one. Weather Continues to be Springlike. The weather for the first week in January has continued fairly warm with clear days and nights. The temperature is as follows: Wednesday Thursday . Friday Saturday ., Sunday High Low ..33 ..37 ..40 ..37 ..33 Monday 30 Tuesday 30 9 12 25 18 23 18 19 Nine Applicants for LuVerne Postoffice, An examination for postmaster of LuVerne has been called to take place In Algona Saturday, January 10. Nine have made application to take the examination at Algona, which will be conducted by M. J. McCall, the local secretary of the Civil Service Commission. LuVerne is a third class office and the salary of the postmaster is about $1800 a year. Titonka Young Man Weds Illinois Girl. Titonka, January 3. Special: Albert J. Loeschen of Titonka and Miss Ellen Steuhrenberg of Illinois were married at the Lutheran church northeast of Titonka by the Rev. A. Kilian, pastor of the church. They will begin housekeeping at once on the John A. Loeschen farm southwest of Titonka. Mr. and Mrs. John A. Loeschen will move to their residence in Titonka about March 1. First Lutheran Church. The Dorcas society will meet on Friday at two-thirty p. m. at the home of Mrs. C. Rosewall. Mrs. Rosewall and Mrs. Alma Nelson will be hostesses. Sunday School at ten a. m. Sunday and morning worship at ten-forty-five. —C. E. Olsson, pastor. Whittemore Won from Lone Rock Saturday. Whittemore, January G. Special: The fast independent Whittemore basket ball team went to Lone Rock last Saturday evening and defeated them. Whittemore trailed at the end of the first half by ten points, but rallied in the last half to win 34 to 27. Finnell and Shlerer showed up exceptionally well for Whittemore, while Sharp starred for Lone Rock. Whittemore has not been beaten this year. The manager C. O. Fish is booking games. Advertising after parents. Ger- year student at the The lubricant that keeps the wheels of business turning smoothly in their bearings Upper Des Moines Republican VW^ Tude is a first university. Mike Esser with his wife and two hildren visited his brother, Frank Ssser in Algona last week. The vis- tors, who formerly U*ed~Hf-TOittte- more, have been farming at Cassel/own, North Dakota, for fifteen years. This is twenty miles west of Fargo, and they have prospered. Mrs. Prank Wanzer returned to her lome in Danbury, Connecticut, Friday after a holiday visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. S. Norton and with ther Algona relatives. Other vislt- TS at the Norton home during the lolldays were Mrs. Arthur Ferguson and two boys from Keokuk. They re- urned to their home Saturday. Mr. Norton, who has been ill for several montiis, was not as well as he has jeen the first few days of the year. BOARD PROCEEDINGS Auditor's office, December 18, 1930.— Board of supervisors of Kossuth coun- y met pursuant to adjournment with all members present. Motion by McDonald and second by Funnemark that final estimate of M. T. Huso on Dr. 177 is hereby allowed and county auditor instructed to pay said final withholding the sum of iSOO.OO until new grates are furnished 0 satisfaction of board. Ayes: all. :See record for resolution). Motion by Funnemark and second by Heiken that county auditor be instructed to transfer $150.00 from county fund to institute fund for-1930. Ayes: all. Motion by McDonald and second by Morris that the following soldier's exemptions for 1930 are hereby allowed: Mrs. Rose Householder, Lot 2 Block 1 Res. No. 2, Algona, $500.00 exemption. H. J. Lacy, lots 5 and 6 Block 2 Hillcrest addition, Algona, $500.00 exemption. And county treasurer instructed to abate taxes in accordance herewith. Ayes: all. Motion by McDonald and second by Funnemark that H. N. Kruse, county treasurer be refunded the following road poll taxes advanced for parties on account of being taxed twice. A. H. McMurray for 1928 Prairie township for $3.50. A. H. McMurray for 1929 Prairie township for $3.50. E. R. Colllson for 1928 Cresco township for $4.00. And county auditor authorized to issue refund warrants as noted above. Ayes: all. Motion by Funnemark and second by Morris that the following resolution be adopted: Whereas, George Dallman executed to certain warranty deeds unto the grantor herein, Kossuth county, Iowa, one recorded in Book 68, page 443, of the Kossuth county recorder's records, and conveying for certain purposes therein expressed the following: Beginning 1355.5 feet east and 33 feet north of the southwest corner of section 14, township 95 north, range 27 west of the fifth p. m., thence east 752.4 feet, thence north 56 degrees 8 minutes west 407.7 feet, thence west dollar and other valuable consideration, Kossuth county, Iowa, does hereby grant, convey and quit claim and release unto the Aetna Life Insurance Company of Hartford, Connecticut, all its right, title, and interest it acquired of whatever nature, by virtue of the instruments above described and referred to, and of the real estate therein described. Adopted this 18th day of December, A. D., 1930. Ayes: all. Motion by Morris and second by McDonald that reports of Fred Parks, steward of county home for May, June, July, August, September, October and November are hereby approved. Ayes: all. On motion board adjourned to one o'clock p. m. One o'clock p. m. board of supervisors met pursuant to adjournment with all members present. Motion by Heiken and second by Morris that the official bonds for 19311932, are hereby approved: H. N. Kruse, county treasurer for $10,000. Clark Orton, clerk of district court for $6,000. Laura Paine, county recoirder for $5,000. L. E. Hovey, county sheriff for $5,000. Gaylord D. Shumway, county attorney for $5,000. Leon M. Merritt, county coroner $1,000. Ayes: all. Motion by McDonald and second by Morris that the amount of the following official bonds are hereby fixed as follows: County Auditor, $5,000.00. First Deputy Auditor $2,000.00. Second Deputy Auditor, $2,000.00. Deputy Sheriff, $2,000.00. Deputy Clerk of Courts, $1,000.00. Deputy Recorder;, $1,000.00. Ayes: all. Motion by Funnemark and second >y McDonald that assessment on NW/4 Sec. 32-98-29 Secondary Road District No. 150 is hereby confirmed as returned by commissioners. Ayes: all. (See ecord for resolution.) Motion by McDonald and second by Morris that all bids on bonds on drainage district No. 177 are hereby rejected. Ayes: all. Motion by Funnemark and second by McDonald that private bid of Carleton D. Beh & Company of Des Moln- cs of par and accrued interest is hereby accepted and bonds to bear datu of January 1, 1931. Ayes: all. (See re cord for resolution). Motion by Heiken and second by Funnemark that Carleton D. Beh .V Company are hereby allowed $434 00 expense for printing bonds, legal opinion, etc, on Dr. 177. Ayes: all. Motion by McDonald and second by Heiken that county auditor be instructed to notify township trustees, to plan and prepare road program for 1931 and file same wih county auditor before February 1, 1931. Ayes: all On motion board adjourned "Sine Die". BERTHA E. JOHNSON, County Auditor. Just think of it. Now—less than half the 1926 price. And besides— $1,50 to $4.50 allowance per pan- for old smooth tires on new G. & J.'s. Gamble stores. 30 Public Auction Sales. January 8—Public sale. Ernest Bower, A'ppletreat farm, four miles west of Wesley, Lou Matern, auctioneer. January 9—E. M. Gross, 5 miles east, one-half mile north of Algona. Stewart, auctioneer. January 13—Roy L. Wadlelgh, W. S. Wise, H. C. Snyder, south of stockyards in Sexton. C. O. Riddle, auctioneer. January 14—Lou Kutschara, one mile east and one-half south of Sexton. Lou Matern, auctioneer. January 15—S. H. Frost, one mile east of Fenton. January 20.—Joe Germann, three and one-half miles south of Sexton. Lou Matern, auctioneer. January 31—C. J. Houseman, three and one-half miles northeast of Armstrong. Poland China bred sow sale. CLASSIFIED ADS. The rate per word for advertisements in this column is 2c paid in advance. 3c if charged. Cash must accompany all mail orders. Initials count as one word. Minimum charge, 25c. fc'i FOR RENT — Three room apartment, newly furnished. Call U. D. M.-R. 230. 30 FOR SALE—Stove Witham, phone 10F2. wood.—Ralph 30-tf FOR RENT—Modern furnished 3- room apartment, suitable for light housekeeping.—A. W. Slgsbee, phone 488-W. 30* FOB SALE—An old fashioned spindle bed.—The Furniture Shop. 30 FOR SALE—Duroc boars, easy feed- Ing, big bone type, Immune and healthy, $15 to $25 each. A. C. Carlisle, % mile east of Whittemore. 30" FOR RENT—Two furnished light housekeeping room. Close in. 108 W. McGregor.—G. E. Van Dorstan. 30 LOST—A piano tuning hammer. Finder please leave at U. D. M.-R. office and get $1.00. 30 Reliable man wanted to call on farmers In northeast Kossuth county. Wonderful opportunity. Make' $8 to $20 daily. No experience or capital needed. Write today. McNess Company, Dept. Ii, Freeport, Illinois. 30* LOST—Green felt hat December 30. Call 203. 30* FOR 741-J. RENT—Heated room. Call 30* FOR SALE—One % horse power General Eletcric motor —W. H. Homre- ESTRAY NOTICE—Two yearling steers came to my place six weeks ago. Owner should call and pay charge.— John Reding, Bode, Iowa, Rt. 2. 29r30* FOR RENT—Modern six room house. —J. T. Bohannon. "7 FOR RENT—My four modern housekeeping room after December 20, 1930. Algona's Real Shoe Shop.—Lewis Eike. Phone 44. 29 "Algona's Wife Saving Station."— Kirch's Laundry. Phone 267. 50 -tl MONEY TO LOAN ON GOOD GRADED MILCH COWS If you are planning on buying more milch cows or want a loan on the cows you already own, it will pay you to see us. Loans made the same day received. Reasonable rates, long time to pay off.—C. R. LaBarre, Algona, Iowa, Phone 55, First Door North of Iowa State Bank. 27-tf Money to loan on town property.— M. P. Haggard, Algona, Iowa. 13-tf FARM LOANS AT 614% INTEREST City residences and farms for sale. List your property with us. MURTAGH BROTHERS. Licensed Real Estate Brokers. FOUND—Ladies' hat on the street last Saturday. Owner should call at this office and pay advertising charge. and receive their property. 28 Notice of Probate of Will. State of Iowa, Kossuth county, BS. In district court, January term, 1931, No. 3452. To all whom it may concern: You are hereby notified, that an instrument of writing purporting to be the last will and testament of Henry A. Meyer, deceased, dated February 12, 1930, having been this day filed, opened md read, the 2nd day of February, 1931, Is fixed for hearing proof of same at the court house in Algona, Iowa, before the district court of said county or the clerk of said court; and 419.4 feet, thence south 335.4 feet to H ten o'clock a. m. of the day above beginning, all In the southwest quar- j mentioned, all persons Interested are ter of soction 14, township 95 north, I hereby notified and required to appear range 27 west of the fifth p. m. Wheres, said land at the execution of said deed was subject to a, first mortgage thereon to the Aetna' Life Insurance Company, which mortgage has now been foreclosed and- because of such fact this grantor, Kossuth county, Iowa, has no further Interest in said premises so conveyed. Now, Therefore, in order to remove the apparent cloud on the title to eald real estate and in consideration of one and show caijse, it any they have, why said instrument should no't be probated and allowed as and for the 'ast will and testament of said deceased. Dated at Algona, Iowa, January 6, 1931. CLARK ORTON, Clerk of District Court. By CLARA REYNOLDS, Deputy. Sullivan, McMahon & Linnan, attorneys. 30-32 youte Away from Home and just Plain Lonesome • • you will feel like a new person by taking a. Quick trip back LONG DISTANCE You can talk 40 airline miles for 35c*; 70 airline milef for 509*; and 100 airline miles for 6Qc*. 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