f he tfofter JDes MoineB-Bepiiblicaa, May 13,1931 Aged Algonian Died in Wisconsin, •The death of Thomas Clark, 78, occurred Sunday at the home of his son, Martin .In Superior, Wisconsin*. MA Clark had made his home with his daughter, Mrs. Don Powell, in Algona Since 1926, but she died last March and he had been staying with his son- I In-law until last week when Mr. Powell took him to Superior. The deceased had been troubled with high blood pressure for a number of years and this was the ultimate cause of his death. He had been able to get nround town but was quite feeble for some time. Mr. Clark was an old time railroad boss, having had charge of the crew which laid the track of the Milwaukee road from Algona to Emmetsburg many years ago. He was also In charge when the track on the M. & St. L. was laid between Albert Lea and Lake Mills. Thomas Clark was born April 6. 1855, In Richmond, Virginia, and died In Superior, Wisconsin, May 10. He came to Algona to live In September, 1926, and made his home with his daughter and her husband in the old Amie Peugnet house on South Jones 'Street. He had been married three times. Funeral services were held this morning at ten o'clock in St. Stephen's Catholic church in Anoka, Minnesota, his old home. Father D. F. MacCarthy officiated. Burial was in the Catholic cemetery at Anoka. Mr. Clark was a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians and was an ardent member of the Catholic church. He was the father of three children, only one of whom Is living. Martin lives in Superior. The other two were John, who was killed while working on the railroad some years ago and Mrs. Mamie Powell, who died last March. A brother, John lives In Encanto. California. Mr. Clark always said that he enjoyed life in Algona better than In any place he had resided. Algona Hi Lights VOL. I ALGONA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 1931 NO. n "It takes interested readers as well as talented writers to make a good paper.' nr*>vvvvvvvvvvT^rtAdVVVVVVVVVVVUVVVVvyrMVVvv>nirMioronf^ «••••••••• »»••••••••••• BEDROOM FURNITURE GctHng the Right Perspective. I up colored when we have more light. I We may come to date our prosperity! Self-pity is a wasteful, unlovely em- from a cold and hopeless dawn. Our | Mothers' Day fatty Well Attended. About three hundred ladies attend- otlon a cowardly cringing of the spirit, most bitter failure may be the step- ed the party given in their honor at It sans our streneth It nnrkrrs our P ln S stolle to success. It may have the M&h school Friday afternoon. All .Li! iiiT «inn, £, JpJ? « m««?i M** 6 " a flre or flood to * et lls Ollt of w«e much pleased with the splendid souls like alum. To keep a mental our nlt lnto a better wny Fn)m th(J showing of the work being done in ou list of troubles, reviewing the lot as we "Woman's World. add each new disappointment is al- j ready committing a kind of suicide. Tears only ndd their salt to our wounds. Guests From Out of Town. school. The girls in the physical edu cation demonstration showed results o the fine training they have received this year under Miss Stubbs. Mucl Interest was aroused by the large anc I <\r- T»_*i i » « i 1 * i *vt-i. vow nno tui/uovu uv uuc mi gc EU1U Self-pity is never constructive. It ., Mr - Burmelster acted as host over unusual display of work done through- builds no one up. It does not even stir "' e 2Sf k . cnndd £J? te f atl l er £ nd Tf ollt the - venr ln wlUch Practically every sympathy in other, Sympathy is a Sm^SSl, Sg^ •<E^\£S^^ l £Z^^ a & spontaneous thing. It leaps from the ters and a brother from VMatt..^-]^!^^^^^^^}/^^ was L e ";L a * »!_ s * h »°_ f P*"?Bravely born ^er Important guest o,' Mr. Burmeis- a be a u tiful. occasional table made by or the hero rising undefeated from defeat. We were not poured in a mould. Five I was. Miss Kraft from Menomlnee, Mr. Burmelster. The intricate design _ „ . , in the inlaid top showed real skill and Renaud came from Pella careful and untiring workmanship, morning and spent a few days | Tn the dining hall, where the tea and things are fashioned blow by blow. Suf- £ h "her daughter M^, Nancv'Ruth S? "Jf di ferlng and hardsrlps are the inevitable £"„.,,,!, aallgmer ' Mlss Nan °y Rutn style show components of earthly existence were given, green and yellow decorations with spring flowers were used. While the ladies had their this, we know that" great characters I Teachers Spend Day With Mothers I tea ; the B^ 1 * from the sewin e classes, never developed apart from these JIUUWT. lm d er the guidance of Miss Renaud, darker phases of life. Sorrow and dis-| Quite a number of the Algona teach, presented a most attractive style show. and though we may not understand appointment are the tempering of our ers went to their respective homes last Each girl wore the dress or dresses soft metal, the challenge of our true week end to spend Sunday with their sne nas made this spring. An item worth. mothers. Among them to go were: Mr. of interest here was the cost of the Only those unfortunates who con- Johnson ' Miss Q uinb . v . Miss Plaehn, costumes made. The average cost of sider themselves lumps of dirt become Mlss Pulton > Miss Messer and Miss | thct]sl]k dresses was $4.50 while that accidentally animate need pity them- Duniggt selves as victims of circumstances. The faith-filled heart has no room for self- pity. We can but believe that in so Phillips Fights With Johnson and Williams. Clarence Phillips, ; Algona's light heavyweight boxer will engage in two fights within the next two weeks. On Monday, May 18, he will tangle in a six round semi-windup with Pug Williams of Rockwell City in the American Legion fight card in Fort Dodge. The main go will be between Joey Ooeders of Emmetsburg and a fighter named Cowboy Phelps of Arizona, It has been a year since Goeders has fought in Iowa, having been fighting on the west coast. On Thursday, May 21, Phillips will mix with Leonard Johnson of Forest City in a six round fight at Mason City for the American Legion there. Phillips has made quite a record in Mason City fights and has a number of fans in that city. wonderfully created a world of law and £|shea in thJ n 3S* ,„ ' harmony the Infinite Wisdom broods Y^ 1 eaHo J. n l ^« ^rfma g also over man. ** ss _ ."*"• _ :MJss _ Portman, of the cotton dresses was abbut $2.50. Friday's entertainment is proof that our high school is bringing to a close Several students and teachers drove]a very successful year's work, to Ames Friday evening to attend were: I The children of Miss Wallace's room ... Mlss entertained their mothers Friday af- ,,,„„„„,. .. , ,, .. i Schoffstall, Helen Morrow, Esther ternoon with a fine and fitting nrofrram We cannot^>the ™1 pat^ of our r^hs. Velva Johnson and Lyle and an exhibit of the work g SonTb? TUB darker threads may show Runchey. them during the school year. lives. Over 600 Men Apply for Jobs Special:— Swea City, May 12th. Paving on No. 9 which __„ Monday has been held up at different intervals during the week on account of the rain. Men seeking employmenl come dally seeking work. On the day the company began to pave there were 600 applicants. IRVINGTON NEWS. Bargain Fare —To— Chicago MAY 15-16-17 Round Trip $8.00 Mrs. Mabel Potter of Spencer spent the week end at the home of Mr. and Mrs. O. L. .Miller and family. Mr. and Mrs. James Lyons of Ames were Sunday visitors at the home of their daughter, Mrs. George Scuffham. Mr. and Mrs. George Hackman of AJgona spent Sunday at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Fred Geigel and family. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Harvey and daughter, Barbara of Marshalltown, spent Thursday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. O. L. Miller. Mr. and Mrs. o. L. Miller and daughter, Betty Mae and Mrs. Mabel Potter were Sunday dinner .guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Potter of Cres- Theatre Chatter. Gunmen predominate in the pictures began last of tnis week at the Call Theatre. Jack Oakie started the week with his picture, "Dude Ranch," which was substi- stituted for his picture, "June Moon," which was originally scheduled. The gunmen in this picture went west to a dude ranch and expected to make a big haul by robbing the neighboring banks, but they were eventually put out of business by Jack Oakie and his friends. * * * The second gunmen picture is "The 3 ublic Enemy," which is to be shown Thursday and Friday. It is officially an underworld picture with a vicious portrayal of the life of the fast shoot- ;rs ending in a merciless conclusion. Warner Brothers are reoprted to have outdone themselves to make a movie with the purest ethical intentions, but while doing so, they have not lost their sense of entertainment vlalue. William Wellman, one of the men who helped with the direction of "Wings' 1 was enlisted to direct this production. James Cagney, who plays the leading role is new material and it is understood that he is the toughest young customer to be shown in any of the gunmen pictures. He is to the younger element what Edward G. Roblnsoii'>of S45.0O . Be'd, Vanity and Chest. Walnut or maple finish. A remarkable value at a low cost. Originally priced at $60.00. •Going—Tickets will be good in coaches only on all trains May 15 and 16, and on trains scheduled to leave not, later than 8:00 a. m. May 17. Returning—Tickets will be limited for return to May 18. For further particulars ask Local Agent. THE MILWAUKEE ROAD 2131 co. The missionary aid society will meet Friday afternoon at the church annex. Mrs. Harry Sabin will be the leader and Mesdames Schichtl and Wickwire are to bfe the hostesses. Mr. and Mrs. George Scuffham of this vicinity accompanied by Mrs. Scuffham's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Lyons of Ames were Sunday morning callers at West Bend. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Clark and family of Britt, Mi*, and Mrs. OSeorge Johnson of Doan and Mr. and Mrs. Ben Potter and family of Algona were Sunday dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Fitch of this vlci- 1 nity. Hosiery Sale Neville's store is supposed to be a shoe store That is what we aim to run, but just now it has almost turned into a hosiery store. The Arrowhead Hosiery Mills of Chattanooga, Tennessee, are shipping me 300 dozen ladies' Bilk hose. This on top of our all ready big stock of men's, women's and children's stockings will indeed make the store look like a wholesale hosiery house. This is truly buying hose with a vengeance. Take it from me this shipment is real hosiery bargains. After days of bargaining letter writing and telegraphing they finally accepted my cash offer. The 300 dozen will be put on sale at 25c 49c and 75c a Pair We bought them right and will sell them right Lots of women that never have traded with us before are now buying their hose at Neville's. This shipment will be here the last of the week or the first of next week. I am also getting 100 do/x;n anklets from another concern to sell at two pairs for 25c. Jimmie Neville 5 THE SHOE MAN Iow;i. "Little Caesar" fame is to the more adult class. Jean Harlow, the platinum blond who played in "Wings" has a part in this production. • * * Climaxing the week of gunmen pictures interspersed with Ruth Catterton's "Unfaithful" on Tuesday and tonight is "Gun Smoke," similar to "Dude Ranch" in that the underworld element travels west for bigger and better fields in which to play their game. Richard Arlen Is the hero of "Gun Smoke" with Mary Brian, Louise Pa- zenda and Eugene Pallette. • * * Following on the heels of such a week of shooting and the underworld element comes a series of pictures with decidedly different sounding titles— "Indiscreet," "Dishonored" and "Good's Gift to Women," for the first six days of next week. "Indiscreet" for Sunday and Monday Is considered Gloria Swanson's best picture up to date. It was made by the same producers who put out "Sunnyside Up." We won't tell you anymore about Marlene Dletrich/fi "Dishonored" because of the big speel we made last week about it. We are somewhat curious about just what "God's Gift to Women" will be like. Some one midst have taken Prank Fay very seriously to make him appear as such a big shot. • » * "Secret Six" for Saturday, May 23, is another underworld picture, a running mate for "The Big House" with a cast which includes Wallace Beery, Louis Stone, Marjorie Rambeau, John Mack Brown and Jean Harlow. We have read that It is a hard boiled a saga as you can expect to see with this tale running from the slaughter pens to the death house, and stressing the Importance of having a good lawyer. Competitive beer runners create the racket. Svengali',' John Barrymore's latest I which is to be shown at the Call May 26 and 27, is in its premiere run in New York City. It has been showing about a week and New York critics say that it is going to settle down for a run, and make good in a big way V/e dislike to burden you again with his or her "best picture up to date," but that Is what is being said abhut John Barrymore in "Svengali." For hisTril- by, Barrymore discovered Marian Marsh, described as "a youngster with a square blond face," and a "knockout Robert Stiles of Algona were guests on Sunday at the A. E. Clayton home. Mr and Mrs Charles Runchey and little daughter, Wanda Lee of Garner, spent Saturday night and Sunday with the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs Robert Runchey. The Misses Eva Brown and Pauline Meyers of the Western Union office in Algona spent Saturday afternoon at the home of the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. August Brown. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Bosworth took their daughter, Adris, to Iowa City on Monday, the latter to receive a few weeks' treatments for throat trouble. The parents returned home Tuesday. Charles Ltndhorst, student at Iowa State College at Ames, came home on Wednesday evening of last week and remained until Sunday. It was Veishea week at the college and there were no classes. In last week's items the writer omitted the names of Mr. and Mrs. Rom» Robinson, parents of Mrs. Harry Sabin among the guests at the Sabin home at the Sabin and M. L. Roney wedding anniversary celebration. The L. D, H. L., E. C. and C. H. and B. H. Potter families were guests Sunday at the home of their mother, Mrs. Martha Potter. D. E. Potter and family of Fort ""Dodge and D. L. R. $14.75 Sed Spring and Mattress $16.75 Simmons Slumber King Spring Filled Mattress BETTER MERCHANDISE FOR LESS MONEY. Foster Furniture Company Potter and family of Schaller were also mon stock at his last known post of flee address. The directors may cal special meetings of the stockholders a any time, and shall do so, upon th written request of two-thirds of th holders of the common stock. The pri vate property of the stockholders EhaL be exempt from the liability of to debts of the corporation. C. H. Cretzmeyer, President CHAS. H. TAYLOR, 46-49 Secretary guests there. Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Miller and son, Dolph enjoyed a picnic dinner Sunday with the former's other children, the L. H. Crawford family. Messrs. and Mesdames L. L. Wellendorf, G. L. Miller and F. E. Bartholomew of Algona, who also brought well filled baskets. Official Publication. To all whom it may concern: By direction of the city council of the city of Algona, Iowa, notice is hereby given that on the llth day of May, 1931, the city council of the city of Algona, Iowa, passed a. resolution approving certain White's Grocery Extra Special While They Last One Pound Hershey's Cocoa One half pound Baking Chocolate One can Hershey Chocolate Syrup One Hershey Recipe Book, value at 50c Total value $1,18, all four items only __. , voice." The operatic scenes we undf-r- stand could have been heightened a bit. Fined for Fishing Without a License. Paul Richardson of Algona, was fined ten dollars and costs in Ju.stiw L A Winkel's court last Monday for flshin:' without a llceii.',c. He wus arrested by Deputy Game Warden Ross Moses. The Oliver Bakken family were visitors at Ben Bakken home. Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Worster of Algona were guesU Sunday at the O Cleve Stewart home. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Runchey enjoyed a visit most of last week from the former's mother, Mrs. Mary Runchey. Mr. and Mrs. O. J. Peterson and Miss Ida Peterson and Mr. ana Mrs. Notice of Renewal and Ex tension of Corporate Existence of the Algona Ice Cream & Candy Factory. Notice is hereby given that the Algona Ice Cream and Candy Factory by proper and legal proceedings has renewed and extended it corporate existence for a period of twenty (20) years from March 1, 1931 to March 1, 1951, and has adopted an amended and substituted Articles of Incorporation, which Articles of Incorporation, among other provisions, Include the following: The name of this corporation shall be The Algona Ice Cream and Candy Factory; its principal place of business shall be Algona, Kossuth county, Iowa; the business of this corporation shall be the manufacture and sale of ice cream, ices and candy, and the corporation is also to carry on a wholesale and retail Ice cream and candy business, and shall be authorized to manufacture, buy and sell at wholesale and retail, ice cream, confectioneries, ices, and any other merchandise it may care to handle. The capital stock of this corporation shall be Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00) common stock, divided into shares of one hundred dollars ($100.00) each, all of which is now fully paid up stock. The stock of the corporation shall be transferrable only on the books of the corporation, on the surrender of the stock certificate properly assigned. There Is also outstanding, two hundred fifty (250) shares of preferred stock, of the par value of One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) per share, upon which stock is to be paid an annual dividend of eight per cent (8 per cent) as evidenced by the conditions of the certificates of said stock now outstanding, before any dividend is paid on the common stock. The affairs of the corporation shall be conducted by a board of directors consisting of not less than three or more than five in number, as may be determined by the board of directors; each director shall hold office for one year, and until his successor is elect- od and qualified. Whenever a director disposes of his common stock, he shall Immediately cease to be a director, and the remaining members of the board shall choose his successor from among the holders of the com- ir.on stock. The board of directors shall elect from their number a president, vice president, secretary, treasurer and general manager, who shall hold office for ono year, and until their successors are elected and qualified. The same party may hold the office of secretary, treasurer and general manager. The annual meeting of the stock holders of this corporation shall be held at the office of the secretary at Algona, Iowa, on the first Monday In March each year. Each stockholder anall be entitled to one vote for each share of common stock owned by him, which vote may be cast In person or by proxy. Notice of each annual meet- Ing of the stockholders shall be given by letter mailed to each holder of com- plans and specifications and' proposed contract to be entered into by and between the city of Algona, Iowa, and the Commonwealth Electric Company of Saint Paul, Minnesota, providing for the purchase by the 'city of Algona, Iowa, and installation of one (1) 1000 H. P. Fulton Diesel Engine, One (!) 875 KVA, 700 K. W., .8 P. P., 2300 volt, 3 phase, 60 cycle, 200 RPM General Electric generator equipped with damper windings and including field rheostat and one (1) 28 K. W., 200 RPM 125 volt direct connected direct current General Electric exciter with rheostat, said contract price being about Thirty- Eight Thousand Dollars ($38,000), Said plans and specifications-and proposed contract for said One (1) 1000 H. P. Fulton Diesel Engine, One (1) 875 KVA' 700 K. W., .8 P. F. 2300 volt, 3 phase 60 cycle, 200 RPM, General Electric generator equipped with damper windings and including field rheostat and One (1) 26 K. W., 200 RPM, 125 volt direct connected direct current General Electric exciter with rheostat being now on file in the office of the city clerk of the city of Algona, Iowa, and by. reference made a part of this notice. That a resolution authorizing and directing the mayor and city clerk to enter into said contract for and on behalf of the city of Algona, Iowa, and authorizing the purchase of said One (1) 1000 H. P. Fulton Diesel Engine, One (1) 875 KVA, 700 K. W., .8 P. P., 2300 volt, 3 phase, 60 cycle, 200 RPM, General Electric generator equipped with damper windings and including field rheostat, and One (1) 26 K. W., 200 RPM, 125 volt direct connected direct current General Electric exciter with rheostat will be considered by the city council of the city of Algona, Iowa, for passage at a meeting to be held on the 25th day of May, 1931, at eight o'clock p. m., in the council chamber of said city, at which time any person interested may appear and file objections to the proposed plans and specifications and contract, or for costs of said improvement or the purchase of said One (1) 1000 H. P. Fulton Diesel Engine, One (1) 875 KVA, 700 K. W., .8 P. P., 2300 volt, 3 ph&se, 60 cycle, 200 RPM General Electric generator equipped with damper windings and in- cluding field rheostat and One (1)) 2£ K. W., i.'00 RPM, 125 volt direct connected direct current General Electric exciter with rheostat, and said resolutions may at any time be- amended and passed or passed as proposed. Dated at Algona, Iowa, this 12th day of May, 1931. 48 ADAH CARLSON, City Clerk. ANTHRACITE * BITUMINOU5 IT WON TOO MUCH GOOD LES& IT'S GOOD COAL DAt REAL HEAT '.I LIKE DAT SOLD 6Y |l Summer prices on fuel are now in effect. The savings and good advice to be had now will mjake you sing right out loud. F. S. NOBTON has everything to build with and the fuel to heat it. If you are thinking of building or repairing this spring or summer we will gladly give estimates on the cost. , CLUMBER-AND COAL YARD THAT SAOES AND SATISFIES* When in Town Go to the Dependon Store to do your shopping. Fancy and Standard groceries are reasonable in price and lower grades are still cheaper. We have them also. Pure Quill Coffees are wonderfully good for the money. Prices are 25-30-35-40-50c the pound. Did you ever use "Aiiijaizo" Golden Syrup? It's good. Our stock of Olives, Pickles and Cheese is the biggest and best ever. Just fine for your picnic lunches or dinners. Fresh Fruits arid Vegetables in abundance—always at Our Own Delivery Free—Three Times Daily, Phones 290-291 ; ,. 113 South Dodge Street.
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