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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, February 4, 1931
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The Upper Des Moines-Eepublican, February 4, 1931 SEXTON NEWS. Dennis Carroll went to Blue Earth last week where he visited frith his aunt, Mrs, Sarah Wise and daughter, Nell. •were callers at the home of Mrs. Amy Smith Monday. Mrs. Bailey, mother of Henry Bailey is keeping house for him for some time as he lost his wife last week. Mrs. Wm. Larson of Clinton is spending seyeral days yisiting with her cousin, Mrs. Alfred Jensen, in Algonn. Edith Greenfield and Nell Wise were supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Steven at their home Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Wadleigh and children of near LuVerne were Saturday visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. 'Roy Wadleigh. Mrs. James Carroll, son Dennis, and daughter Lucille, were guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Simon for dinner Sunday. *Mr. nnd Mrs. August Kirschbaum and children. Kathryn and Leo, were Sunday dinner guests at the home of Mrs. John McMahon. A large number of friends attended the funeral of Mrs. Henry Bailey at Laird & Reimer chapel in Algona last week Tuesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Mack Wise had their Fenton News Items \ Farewrll Tarty — A group or relatives and friends from Fenton drove to Burt last Fri- rfay evening for a farewell surprise party on the C. O. Bailey family rit their home. The Bailey familv are leaving Burt soon for their new home in Enwood. Bridge formed the amusement for the evening, after which refreshments were sensed by the self-invited guests. Those attending were: Dr. arid Mrs. Whitlow of Swea City: the F. C. and Frank Bailey families: Mrs. Kate Newel: Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Krause. Mr. nnd Mrs. V. Yager and son, Clarence, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Dreyer. the Henry Schulte family; Mr. and Mrs. Amo- Finnetad: Mn. nnd Mrs. W. T. Ohm: Dr. and Mrs. E. W. Ruke: Mr. and Mrs. Clarence. Wegner and children, all of Fenton. Woman's Club Met — The Woman's club held their meeting which has been postponed since January 13. last week Monday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Cora Bonn with Mrs. Esther Johnson as assistant hostcss.i Seventeen members were present. Current events were given for roll call. An Interesting program was presented. Guitar music was furnished bv the Misses Alvlra Wehrs- pan and Ruth Hantelman. A debateResolved: "Dat woman folks ain't got no right to vote in Fenton," by the little son, James Lloyd, baptized by , Mesdames G. D. Belken. Merle Mey- Rev. H. H. Moore at the afternoon er s. Nina Schwartz and E. A. Wels- serviccs at Wesley Sunday afternoon. John Harris and two daughters, Ma- Tie and Mary, visited with their wife and mother, Mrs. John Harris, who has been in the Kossuth hospital in Algona with a broken hip for five weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Hammond spent Sunday and Sunday evening with her mother, Mrs. Amy Smith west of town returning to the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Hammond near Wesley Monday morning. Mr. and Mrs. Strother Wise were called to Algona last week Thursday morning by the death of her sister's husband, Alfred Jensen, at their home In Algonn.. He has been sick for a number of years and was a brave sufferer to the end. Mr. and Mrs. John Gross drove to Rockford last Saturday where they will visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Gross, before going to Chicago, where Mr. Gross will attend the Bible school to study to be a missionary- \ Mr. and Mrs. John Miller and two little daughters of Mason, City are visiting at their parental homes for an indefinite time. They spent Saturday and Sunday with her mother, Mrs. Amy Smith and are now with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alex Miller near LuVerne. There has been a large number of Sexton people attending 'the revival meetings held at the Wesley Methodist church for the last two weeks, closing with an all day service Sunday with communion, baptizing and membership services in the afternoon. Rev. Lease delivered all the sermons which were veiy much enjoyed. The Sexton and Wesley choirs combined and sang during each service. brod was given. A two course luncheon was served at the close of the entertainment. Father and Son Banquet— The Father and Son banquet, sponsored by the women of the M. E. church which was held in the church parlors last Tuesday, January 27, was a success in every way. About eighty dollars were cleared. Dr. Bond of Storm Lake was the principal speaker and delivered a very constructive talk. Lawrence Glaus spoke on "What a Father Should Mean to his Son." O. J. Stephenson gave a short talk on "What a Son Should Mean to His Father." Songs were sung by the entire group. vwwA^^^vv^^v^r^^^^VtfW^ Miss Martha Gilbert spent the week end at her home In Garner. P. C. Bailey and Prank Bailey made a trip to Algona last week Wednesday on business. The subdistrict Epworth League rally will be held at the M. E. church on Monday, February 9. Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Huskamp attended the ski tournament at Canton, South Dakota, Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Miller and Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Humphrey were business visitors at Fort Dodge Saturday. The P. P. Mueller family and Emil Bierstedt were entertained at the H. S. Schulte home for dinner Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Stoeber of nder the first of last week by the death of his oldest brother, August. His death was attributed to heart failure. Burial took place Wednesday. The W. C. T. U. met last week on Thursday at the home of Mrs. Mary Glaus. There were six members and six visitors present. Donations were received for the Benedict Home in Des Moines. Mrs. George Rock wood and son, Roxy, of Worthington. Minnesota, arrived here last Saturday for ft few days' visit at the home of Mrs. Rockwood's parents, Mr. 'and Mrs. Dennis Smith. Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Meyers and their children, Betty Ann and Dicky of this place and the Chas. Lohse, family and Miss Anna Light of Armstrong were Sunday dinner guests at the John Meyers home. The Women's Foreign Missionary society will meet at the M. E. church parlor Thursday, February 5. A play- let will be a Dart of the program. The hostesses will be Mrs. R. W. Wolfe and Mrs. A. H. Meyers. Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Weisbrod enter- I; tained the following guests Sunday: I Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Weisbrod. Viola Mitchell and children, Mr. and Mrs. John Wallace and family and the Chas Weisbrod family. Mrs. Lena Hiilman and daughter, Evelyn, camo over from Lone Rock this week Monday morning for a Vis- It at the Wilbert Holdorf home. In the afternoon, Mrs. Holdorf took them to their' home !n Ceylon. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schulte and children. Howard and Beverly, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Wegner and family and Mr. and Mrs. W. V. Yager and son, Clarence, were entertained at the E. K. Johnson home Sunday. John Langerman was taken to Cherokee last week. Mrs. Mary Harsch, who has been caring for him went to the home of her daughter, Mrs. Wm. Bunkofske ir. Burt, where she will make her home for the present. E. R. Slei and Mrs. Ed. Weisbrod drove to Klemme this week Tuesday for a visit with relatives. Their brother, Alfred Slei, who has been visiting at Klemme since last week Wednesday, returned home with them. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Huskamp entertained the following guests for Sunday dinner: Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Krause, Dr. and Mrs. J. T. Waite and son, John. Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Bailey and family and Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Weisbrod." Mr. and Mrs. Karl Nielson entertained friends at seven tables of five hundred last Saturday evening. Mrs. John Schallin and Ed. Ohm won ths high score prizes. Refreshments were served at the close of the evening's entertainment. The Misses Viola Light and Frances Bailey of Britt spent the week end at their respective homes. Miss Julia 1VJJ . ttJIU 1W.IS. *_/HVCI OLt^CUCl VI • _ , , . _«J Armstrong ivcre Sunday guests at the Ames a former•Fenton.teacher^ and CASH LOANS Refinancing—Payments cut down. Special Loan Service to fanners for the purpose of buying good graded milch cows. Loans can be made on cows you already have. Convenient terras. Loans made at once —No delay Western Credit Company Algona, Iowa PhoiH- 55 First dour Xorth of Iowa tStat'j Bank, home of the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Stoeber. Miss Matilda Kressin entertained the Misses Margie Kleinhexal and Lily Rasmussen Sunday at a six o'clock dinner at her home in Lotts Creek. Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Newel and sons, Warren and Franklin of Hartley were visitors Sunday at the home of the former's sister, Mrs. G. B. Johnson. Gerhard Hanselman has been 111 the past week with, erysipelas. Evertett Hartman has been working at the Goetsch Motor Company in his place. A. H. Krause, Frank Bailey and Kenneth Stephenson attended a district organization poultry, butter and egg meeting at Ringsted on Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Wolfe and their daughter, Edith, were entertained on Sunday for dinner at the home of Mrs. Wolfe's parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. N. McFall. Mrs. E. C. Weisbrod returned last week Tuesday from Decorah where she has been visiting Stanley Munch, who is convalescing after an _ appendicitis operation. The Arnold Klatt family moved last week into the Henrv Warner cottage i and Mrs. Emily Menke moved into the ! house vacated by the Klatts, which she i recently purchased. ! Mr.;. Martin Thompson who lives 1 north of town, ha.-, been very ill with i pneumonia the past week. Miss Alma . Madison, a registered nurse from Lone Roc!: is attending her. Mrs. Wilbert Ho'dorf invited a number of her friends last Friday after- ucon to assist her in the quilting of two qui!t-s. A two course luncheon was served at five-thirty. now of Britt, accompanied them to Fenton and spent the week end at the R. C. Goetsch home. Mrs. J. T. Snyder received word this week Monday of the illness of her mother, Mrs. H. G. Losse of Lake City. Rev. Snyder took her and Phyllis Jean as far as Rolfe where relatives will meet them and Mrs. Snyder and Phyllis Jean will be taken to her parents' home. Mrs. C. G. Humphrey and Mrs. G. M. Miller attended a miscellaneous shower last Thursday evening at Ringsted in honor of Miss Lydia Nelson at the Gus Jacobson home, pective groom is Eugene The pros- Hansen, a brother of John Hansen, one of our former bank cashiers and resident at this place . Orvall Stow of Burt held a demonstration of aluminum ware at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Hayenga last Friday night. Seven couples attended and were served with dinner during the evening. Prizes were awarded in a so-called beauty contest in which Mr. and Mrs. Harry Haase won and each were presented with a of aluminum wear. The evening bridge club wan entertained at the P. H. Jensen home last Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. H. Schulte substituted for Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Weisbrod. Mr. Schulte and Mrs. H. H. Widrtell tied for the high score prize which was then drawn bv Mr. Schulte. An elaborate luncheon was served a'c the close of the games. Helen and Homer Huskamp were hos r . and hostess to a group of their friends last Friday evening at the home o: their parents. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Huskamp. Nine tables of five hundred were plaved. Salina Hantelman and Gerhard Whiteof won high score prizes and Vera Dammon and Paul Eigler the I low prizes. A delicious two course John Meyers was summoned to Elk- ; i unc heon was served after the games. Statement of Condition of the Algona Co/Operative Creamery Company 1930 ALGONA CO-OPERATIVE CREAMERY COMPANY BALANCE SHEET AS AT DECEMBER 31, 1930 ASSETS Current Assets— Cash in Bank $ 3,188.08 Accounts Receivable $ 1,656.05 Advances to Patrons 165.00 Patrons' Overdrafts 284.94 Notes receivable Butter on hand and in transit 4,479.83 Supplies inventory 1,972.35 2,105.99 297.00 6,452.18 Total Current Assets Investments— Preferred Stock—Iowa State Brand Creameries, Inc Common Stock—Iowa State Brand Creameries, Inc Fixed Assets— Real Estate Buildings 16,733.68 Machinery and equipment 24,398.46 $12,043.25 5,000.00 4,000.00 9,000.00 Less: Reserve for depreciation 41,132.14 13,643.42 3,445.00 27,488.72 Total Fixed Assets TOTAL ASSETS 30,933.72 $51,976.97 LIABILITIES Current Liabilities— Due patrons for balance December cneam Notes payable—bank $ 5,000.00 Notes payable—other 1,500.00 Accounts payable & accrued expense Accrued interest Outstanding milk tickets Total Current Liabilities Stock Subscriptions NET WORTH Capital Stock outstanding (par value $50) Surplus (paid in) Surplus (earned) January 1, 1930 .. 18,148.82 Add: Net profit for the year ...... 2,927.76 9,675.20 6,500.00 1,964.54 125.00 790.65 5,000.00 5,000.00 21,076.58 19,055.39 1,845.00 Total Net Worth TOTAL LIABILITIES 31,076.58 551,970.97 INCOME AND PROFIT AND LOSS STATEMENT FOR THE YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 1930 Sales— Milk $ 41,582.00 Cream 18,914.07 Whipping Cream 2,088.28 Butter milk 2,056.33 Butter 172,225.46 Less: Returns and allowances 236,866.14 300.42 Net Sales Cost of Sales- Milk purchased 31,222.03 Cream purchased ., , 167,60755 188,82958 7,08052 $236,565.72 Add: Butter inventory January 1, 1930 Less: Butter inventory December 31, 1930 Cost of Sales • 205.909.80 4,479.83 Gross Profit on Sales Operating and general expenses 29,236.34 Depreciation 3,245.64 201,429.97 $ 35,135.75 32,481.98 Net Operating Profit Additions to Income— Commissions on serum and virus sales .... 269.92 Patronage rebates (Iowa State Brand Creameries, Inc.) 1,055.76 Dividend on Stock Cash discounts Miscellaneous 259.84 177.07 4G6.69 2,653.77 2,229.28 $ 4,883.05 Deductions from Income- Cash discounts on milk and cream tickets 669.75 Bad debts charged off Interest on stock and assessments °00.oo Interest regular *»•" Miscellaneous Net Income for the Year 142.14 1,055.29 $ 2,927.76 OPERATING AND GENERAL EXPENSE Salaries and wages Auditing and income tax service Director's fees Creamery supplies $ °>375•**> Less: Supplies sold to patrons 1,116.54 Freight and 'drayage Repairs and painting Truck expense—gas and oil Truck expense—repairs Hay and feed '. Shoeing Repairs milk deliver equipment Coal 3,345.56 Less: Sold to patrons 2,246.74 Power Light and water Laundry Insurance Taxes Cream scoring Advertising Calf club and contest expense Auto & traveling expense, manager & directors < Dues, fees and donations Annual meeting expense Collecting Printing, stationery, and office supplies Telephone and telegraph Miscellaneous Less: Received for hauling Total STATISTICS Average Butter Pounds Test Pat Cream received, sweet 1,100,215 .292 322,302.1 Cream received, sour .. 277.652 .297 82,522.7 Totals Milk received 1,193,471 404,824.8 .0037 44,154.9 $ 17,837.21 339.34 206.00 5,259.86 253.97 806.67 1,026.88 689.75 311.65 69.90 108.16 1,098.82 1,126.92 279.93 171.91 591.42 609.28 65.00 744.54 183.31 453.79 109.00 405.27 120.00 618.64 225.59 125.11 $33,737.92 4,501.58 $ 29,236.34 Average price Amount $ .4217 $135,927.59 .3841, 31,679.90 $167,607.55 $ 31,222.03 Pounds Butter on hand and in transit January 1, 1930 Add: Butter manufactured 475..315 493,380 Less: Butter on hand and in transit Dec. 31, 1930 15,953 Total to Account for 477,428 Pounds Average State Brand Butter sold on market 188,928 State Brand Butter sold to patrons 38,482 State Brand Butter sold retail 14,926 State Brand Butter sold wholesale 89,018 Price Second Grade Butter sold on market (Not Including tub) Loss •• Deducted for short weights at Mason City Total as Above 331,354 145,850 28 196 477,428 .3693 .3417 Amount $122,388.60 49,836.86 172,225.46 Pound-Butter Pat received as above .. Add Butter Fat in surplus milk H Butter Fat in starter milk Less Butter Fat in retail cream 15,555.3 404,824.8 3,729.6 3,992.8 412,5475 Butter Fat in sales to others 9,941.9 25,497.2 Total Butter Fat churned 38 J'5?c2 Total Butter Fat manufactured as above .. 475,315.0 x_ • » Pounds overrun 88,265.0 Percentage of overrun -228 1 . Above statements prepared by Albert C. Christensen & Co., Accountants and Auditors, Minneapolis, Minnesota. A. J. KEEN, President. HARRY BODE, Vice President. C. T. CHUBB, Treasurer. MADS CHRISTIANSEN, Secretary. GEORGE GODFREY, N. A. SMITH, C. R. SCHOBY, Members of the Board of Directors. Algona Co-operative Creamery Co, Algona, Iowa Good Times A Coming \ SWHITTEMORE NEWS.*? ski touraament - •I TVift -ITU mar Inr Martin and Harold Wagner, Earl Luchsinger, Herbert Zumach, Lester i Nellis and John Volk went to Canton, -'«1 South Dakota, Sunday to attend the Sur.- Me:, I.-K:'. Cildiv: , pa::. M. >.:.• Ml. li ?.K-;. Vull ' e .C i-.w 52.0&. no-.v Sl.flS. v.o.-.h So.00 r.ov.- $2.30 •:-. ;;•<•, r.ov.' I'Je. i !!, Cil',vavs fji'.'l at 35c •-.:.r. ?.fr^ Chri'- ?.Iever rrt'.er- -,•••.•'-:i'. !:".<-!i'i.; at their home on •••-':.'.'-r'&v f-vnirsg. The f.-vtn :• -;<:ii'. at f.-arrls. ualrs for 20c. JUt-. SU.fjfi for anvv.'htre And so o;i i.-ll through the tto-k. \\V are bound to keep things moviii!.'. Tin.-; ^iiiHiury .s.ile \vi::> nu.riy (ioubie that of lati year. Wo ai 1 ;- sure goiivj to make tills I'Vbruiiry u, wliether we jnake any money or not. Jimmie Neville THE SHOE MAN Algona, Iowa. i I '!:.(• p'Jrihs 'i'. "h" public school are x'.',':r.z ti'.'-ir d'.durr.atorv conU-.-.t at the- aradt-rnv auditorium on V.'cdnes- fiuy <:v(T:ii;:? of this '.veek. Mr. ;,::<! Mrs. John Drew and Ryhia •vf-ni '" Fairmont. Minn'-.'.oia, Saturday they vi 1 iu-d over Sunday with '.hi- Jo--.«jh!f.-:n<-r faiiiily. Mr.- H. K, rr-'.'irr.rd fio::'. Ror-hi-.-,;.•..•]•, N(--,v York. S:-.'.Mr«av v.'h^r • Mir had bi-'.-n calli-d bv \':-.i- death of her i if,U-r, MLss Ruth MfCarty. Mr. and Mrs. George Breen of Woden visited Sunday at the home of Mrs. Breen's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Koppen. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Kienitz entertained the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Allen and son of Burt at their home Sunday. John Liesveld and his grandson, LaVern Liesveld returned home Sunday from a several days' visit with relatives at Fort Dodge. Rev. and Mrs. Frank Johnson enjoyed a visit last Wednesday from the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Johnson of Kanawha. Little Dorothy Schroder celebrated her third birthday Saturday evening by entertaining a few of her little friends at six o'clock dinner. Mrs. Ward Dawson and little daughter, Shirley of Excelsior; Minnesota, .spent the past week here at the homo of Mrs. Dawson's parents Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Smith. The first division of the M. E. Ladies Aid servedi a twenty-five cent supper at the church basement last Wednesday evening, taking in about twenty-five dollars. A number from here were at Led- >ard last Friday evening where they attended a party and dance given as a surprise to help celebrate the wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. L. A. . ., . , . Nitz and Mr. and Mrs. Prank Nitz. Raymond Meyer was a business visitor at Mason City last Saturday. O. J. Sailer and Jerome Burt of Swea E. R. Woriey was a business visitor ! Sased some* o? tte fixtures from Mrs" i at Burt and Swea City last Thursday. Mmnie Thaves and mm(A them ^ The young ladies of the Sodality entertained the senior choir at a six- thirty dinner Tuesday at Presentation academy hall. The evening was spent informally. J. V. Elbert and son, Walter, left on Sunday for Canton. South Dakota, to attend the ski tournament. They will yp'-iul the week with Mr. Elbert's sis- u.-r, Mrs. Adam Hoffman at Bowdlc. South Dakota. Mrs. Amelia Kortum received word Saturday that a son had been born to Mr. and Mrs. Ray Thompson at -j'i~,r h'-alth Scranton. Mrs. Thompson was formerly Stella Kortum. There is one other child, a daughter, in the Thompson family. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Sullivan and daughters were down from Ledyard Sunday vistlng at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Felder. Katherine Nellie Sullivan has not been feeling well for " ! the past several days and she reinain- ed with her grandparents this week. LAKOTA NEWS. A basket social is U-i: .'•hoo: lioii.-J- four mile. 1 . n Thursday evenir.^ i. li; ; .s Su.'.an Jltsch is th •i h'-:d at >h.-- :or'.:i of '.'/.vn t!:_S V.'l-tk. u-achf-r. Mr. and Mrs Hf-rmar. B-/d<- <A V/e.i- lev are receiving the to.':;:'jat'jJat;/>ri-S of | their many Whitteinoifc ir.i-.r.ri.-: i.-n the birth of a son which arnvod on Sunday. Miss Ernma Gutknecht, Mrs. E. n. Woriey and Mrs. P. W. Thaves were Mason City visitors last Friday. Ralph Johnson who is recovering from a siege of pneumonia, is able to sit up about an hour each day. The Royal Neighbors and Woodmen had another of their popular parties at p - hrliarv the M. W. A. haJl last Thursday ev- *«""«"* Swea City, where they will oj>en up a new meat market in the near future. Mrs. I. E. Wortman was at Algona last Thursday evening, where she attended a shower given by Mrs. L. E. Hovey In honor of Miss Vera Ogren, who will become the bride of Dr. Williams of Oils place on Wednesday, (.•ning. Francis Dontje, the oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dontje, west of town, has been quite ill the past week with pneumonia. An abcess had formed on her lung which had to be tapped. A Mrs. Anderson of Ledyard lias been caring for the little girl the past week. Miss Lucy Trump is staying at the Edward Underdahl home, helping with the house work. Mrs. Underdahl just recently returned home from the hospital at Algona, where she underwent an operation for the removal of her appendix and gall stones. Win. F. Kienitz, who recently sold his interest in the Standard Oil sta- last week for Avoca, Wisconsin, accompanied by Miss Elsie Harms, where they were man-led. They returned to Lakota the latter part of the week and for the present are staying at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Kienitz. The members of the school board consisting of J. E. Smith, president: E. J. Woodworth, F. Baum, Dr. H. H. Murray, Edward Underdahl, Prof. E. L. Grabau, Principal R. E. Hamn- c;uist and Secretary H. P. Gutknecht were at Cromwell, Iowa, Sunday, where they looked at a school which was built fiom the plans of Heffncr & Jones Company of Des Moines, who have been hired as architects for the pro- tlon hero to his brother, Elmer, left posed ^w school bulldin g : WWWWWW^^ ains in Used Cars ]f)29Gc,yl. 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