The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 20, 1931 · Page 5
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The Upper Des Moines-Republican, May 20, 1931 THE FARM BUREAU HAS AN ACHIEVEMENT DAY Bureau Women of 19 Townships Will Meet on May 28. FARMERS PLANNING EMERGENCY HAY, European Bindweed May be Controlled &y Intense Cultivation. Soybeans Also Help Control Weeds. Thursday, May 28 will be an Important day for the farm bureau women •of Kossuth county. On that day the tiliieteen townships taking this year's course, First Year Home Management, -will have their annual Achievement day. It will be held in the Presbyter- Ian church at Burt. Ten townships are having booths and •giving demonstrations. These townships and their chairmen are: Lu- Verne, Mrs. Earl Neal; Grant, Mrs. Leonard Mlno; Portland, Mrs. Lewis McWhorter; Greenwood, Mrs. Prank Wilhelml; German, Mrs. Hlllard Ab•baa; Swea, Mrs. Emll Larson; Harrison, Mrs. Harold Roba; Burt, Miss Edna Staley; Lincoln, Mrs. J. H. Warburton; Ledyard, Mrs. George Winter. Five Lessons. Each booth will Include placard, slogan, key and summary of results, a~ diagram showing township organization. Publicity and photographs will also have a part. Interesting posters Illustrating some Important phase of •«ach of the five lessons will be on exhibit. The five lessons to be Illustrated are; Selection of Kitchen Utensils, Goals In Homemaklng, Home Ground Improvement, Personal Efficiency and Planned Leisure, Large Quantity Meal Planning and Making of the Pireless Cooker. Judging of the booths will commence promptly at ten o'clock. Mrs. N. May Larson, assistant state leader of the liome demonstration agents will be the Judge. The program will commence at ten- The provision of a BuclcitafF Burial /itafHHf^ the remaini of the deemed - - and if an everlasting solace to those who we left behind. [ It is made of 12 gauge purified , 'Keystone Copper Steel, with seams ; .double welded, and tested under 5,000 pounds hydraulic pressure. The Buckstaff Burial Vault is guaranteed to protect the remains .from ground waters and burrowing animals for 99 years. : When our loved ones are taken from us, it is a source of comfort to know that the K~ mains will be safe through the ' ages. The Buckstaff Burial Vault is in keeping with our policy of providing the best in equipment and service. THE ROYAL PURPLE VAULT gold exclusively by LAIRD & BEIMEB Bin. Belmer, Assistant Phone»--5M. 820, 348. thirty with short talks Vy the chairman of women's work, Mrs. J. H. Warburton of Lakota; P. L. Ryerson, the president of the county farm bureau; Mr. Morrison, county agent and the home demonstration agent, Muriel Body. Demonstrations. Five demonstrations will be given In the morning program and flve In the aiternoon. The winning team will represent Kossuth county at the state fair. Posters and special features will also be- chosen for the state fair exhibit. Miss Fannie Buchanan, who has charge of the recreational program of the Iowa farm bureau, will have patt of the program In which to present the next year's mualc project, "Musical Moments with Foreign Mothers." Because the day is such a busy one for busy women, the noon menu has been made a simple one. Filled sandwiches, ?',:Mes, pie and coffee will be served. Ice cream will be for sale. Achievement day, the day when the home project work of the farm bureau Is on display, serves to acquaint the public with farm bureau Ideals and activities. All farm bureau friends, men and women, are cordially Invited to visit the exhibits. Emergency Crop. Many Kossuth county farmers have been planning some emergency hay crop as a substitute for seeding? destroyed by the drouth last year. F. 3. Wilklns of the forage crops department of Iowa State College, suggests that the soy bean is Ideally suited to produce an emergency supply of legume hay that is practically equal in feed- Ing value to alfalfa and clover because the crop can be harvested in eighty days after it has been seeded the latter part of May. Over a period of years several varieties have yielded over two tons of dry hay per acre at the Iowa station. Sudan grass gives higher yields than soy beans and the seed is cheaper, but the hay is not nearly as high in feeding value, acording to Wilklns. Neither sudan grass nor soy beans should be seeded before May 25. Sudan grass is superior to both millet and sorghum for general purposes. Common foxtail millet produces a crop quicker than sudan grass when sown after small grain harvest, but the hay is not of as high Quality. Sorghum produces higher yields than sudan grass, but the forage is coarser and more seed is required for broadcast seeding. For harvest before July, oats Is superior to any other emergency hay crop and the oat hay crop is often worth more than the grain. Intense Cultivation. European bindweed or creeping Jennie may be controlled by Intense cultivation and keeping down tjhe top growth, by pasturing closely or by spraying with chemicals if the patches of weeds are not so large as to make the cost prohibitive, according to R. H. Porter, extension specialist at Iowa PERSONAL LOANS On Easy Terms Ready Cash-Service We loan you money on a few minutes' notice In amounts from $50.00 to $300.00. Phone or call on us as our method is quick, courteous and confidential. We lend on household furniture and automobiles, and allow you to repay In 20 small monthly payments. HAWKEYE FINANCE CO. represented by CUNNINGHAM tc LACY Phone 698 107 W. State St. 6EIW CHEERFUL IN DAT CASE, DEPENDS A LOT ON WHETHEttW' A GOOD UMBRELLA OVER YO'OR A GOOD ROOF WITH MATERIAL FOM F&NORTON&SON Now is the time for house-cleaning and repairing. Remodeled or repaired f aim buldings immediately assume more value in the eyes of owner and neighbors besides saving money in the long run. F. S. Norton & Son handle everything in paints and building material and will gladly give estimates on cost. ES.NOKTONSON YAR£> THAT SAOe$ AMP SATISFIES* \ State College, Who? is helping Iowa farmers in their weed eradication campaign. Although various methods of keeping down top growth and killing out the bindweed may be used, the following example is typical: A field infested with bindweed may be seeded down to clover and pastured with sheep. The clover should be followed with corn for two seasons. A spring tooth harrow or ordinary harrow should be used on the ground before planting the corn. After planting the crop, the field Should be blind plowed with a surface cultivator equipped with sweeps or blades that shave Just under the top of the ground. This operation should be done about every three to flve days. In August and September lambs may be allowed to run in the corn in the fall to keep the bindweed eaten off. Oilier Methods. Another method is to cultivate until June 1, then plant soy beans hi rows so that the surface cultivation can be practiced throughout the remainder of the season. If the corn or soy bean method Is used two years then the land can be reseeded and pastured or sown to alfalfa. If a farmer prefers summer fallowing, surface cultivation Is more effective than plowing and disking. Much of the summer fallow hi Iowa has been of the wrong type. Plowing and disking keep the soil stirred and cause plant food to be lost. If this practice is not continued the next year, the roots spread worse than ever. Sodium chlorate spray may be used on small patches in the summer or fall. If this spray Is used, detailed directions should be secured from county agent or state college concerning its use as it is dangerous to handle. In one field hi 1930, which of course was an unusual year, the yield of corn on part of a field where the bindweed was constantly cut off was ten times as great as where the ordinary cultivation with a shovel cultivator was practiced. Marriage Licenses for Month of April. Marriage licenses wfere issued in Kossuth county during April to Clarence Loar, Humboldt, and Mildred Thlelhoren, Lytton; Lawrence Wolders, Armstrong, and Priscllla Wegner, Swea City; Wayne Dornberger, Miller, South Dakota, and Florence Wermersen, Lu- Verne; Clemmens J. Elsbecker and Bertha Blocker, both of Bancroft; Menno Fults and Martha Meyer, both of Titonka; John Newhouse of New Vienna, and Anna Bruiting of St. Benedict; John Fuhr and Alvina Helgens, both of Fen ton; Max Jackson of Glenwood and Edna De Lashmutt of Pacific Junction; Carl Anderson and Ada Claw, both of Dolllver; William H. Boettcher and Loraetta Halnzinger, both of Fen,, ton; LeRoy Crossley, Pipestone, Minnesota, and Leo Kessler, Swea City; Joseph Masko and Inez Wright, both of Minneapolis; William Kuhn of Algona and Florence Cool of Chicago; Herman Schroeder and Lucille Lester, both of Lakota;, Arnold Kellner and Hilda Thll- ges, both of Bode; Harry Barton of Algona and Inna Hauptmann of Wesley. W. W. Baldwin Confined to Home. W. W. Baldwin, the dray man, Is confined to his home by illness. Warren is one of Algona's old timers and perhaps no man is more familiar on Algona's streets and he and his horse and wagon are missed. He has always been on the job and people having light hauling are hoping he will soon be back on the job. Dave Lynch Refused License. Rlngsted Dispatch: Dave Lynch of Fairmont recently purchased the Jess Titus taxi business. Last week when he applied to the Fairmont city council for a license and parking space for three taxis he was refused. The vote was unanimous against him on both requests. GRANT JORDAN. Ex-Governor John Hammill of Britt noted the recent death of Grant Jordan, former Algona man, whose obituary we printed in the issue of April 29, and called the attention of Editor Roberts of the Tribune to the matter. Mr. Roberts has kindly sent us a clipping taken from an Indiana paper, part of which we produce below. Grant was employed in the State Historical Building at Des Moines for a time. The Indiana paper says: "He was active in politics and at one time held a responsible position by appointment of Governor Hammill, of Iowa, which position he resigned when he came back to Indiana a few years ago. "He was a man of pure and clean thinking and conversation, never indulging in vulgarity or profanity. He was patriotic and law abiding, and a stickler for law enforcement. Amid all his misfortunes and roving inclinations, he was always sober ant} industrious. And with all his faults and failures, he never lost his honor. "He was a man of wide information, which was gained both by travel and much reading. He wasted no time in reading cheap trash, too often found on our news stands, but selected only the best. Just the past few months he read both the life of Chief Justice Marshall and the life of Abraham Lin. coin. In his belongings was found a beautiful Bible that shows age and much use, with favorite passages of appropriate scripture marked and underscored. One of many such passages Is this: "Let not your heart be troubled; ye believe in God, believe also In me. In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you." "Few men are endowed with as good memories as he, or can express themselves more fluently. "In early childhood he united with the Christian church at Antloch and lived and died in that faith. He was a loyal patriot, a loyal friend and a loyal neighbor. He was a member of the Masonic order at Newberry, Indiana, and in his memory this lodge has very appropriately ministered in the last sad rites of a most worthy brother." Don't Rasp Your Throat With Harsh Irritants "Reach for a LUCKY instead 7 ' Nowl Pleasel—Actually put your finger on your Adam's Apple. Touch It—your Adam's Apple—Do you know you are actually touching your larynx? This is your voice box—it contains your vocal chords. When you consider your Adam's Apple/ you are considering your throat—your vocal chords. Don't rasp your throat with harsh irritants—Reach for a LUCKY Instead—Remember, LUCKY STRIKE Is the only cigarette in America that through its exclusive "TOASTING" process expels certain harsh irritants present In a|l raw tobaccos. These expelled irritants are sold to manufacturers of chemical compounds. They are not present in your LUCKY STRIKE, and so we say "Consider your Adam's Apple." It's toasted Including the use of Ultra Violet Rays Sunshine Mellows—Heat Purifies Your Throat Protection—against irritation—against cough TUNE IN- 7ne Luvky Strike Dance Orchestra, every Tuesday. Thursday and Saturday evening over N. B. C. net- words. Jake's Old Friends at Forest City. Summit: Two automobile loads of gypsies came to town Tuesday morning and gayly dressed females of the tjibe proceeded to work the street, while the men held council as to which was the best road to the western part of the state. At the light company's office they talked Buck Lynn into having his fortune told. While in the process for telltales of the future, a customer, came in, and Ray left the women while taking care of the customer and making change from the cash register—making sure that the gypsies were not near the cash. However, the fortune was finally foretold and the gypsies departed. Some time afterwards a check of the cash drawer showed that it was thirty dollars short. Mr. Lynn, In company with the deputy sheriff, followed the band to Armstrong, where they were made to disgorge thirty dollars after some argument and an agreement that if three ten dollars bills were found on the floor at the office, the thirty dollars would be returned to the gypsies. At the time Lynn and Swenson were in Armstrong, the gypsies were being held on a charge of taking fifty dollars from a garage man's pocket book that afternoon. Fenton High School Gave Class Play. Fenton, May 12. Special: The seniors presented their class play, "Who Wouldn't be Crazy," last Friday even- Ing. All of the cast did exceptionally well and were rewarded for their efforts by a full house. Clever specialty numbers were given between acts by Warren Randall and Lawrence Glaus. The high school orchestra, under the direction of Miss Martha Gilbert, supplied the music. The stage was cleverly arranged to represent a stone wall around a sanitarium with evergreens around the side to represent trees and shrubbery and a live tree planted in one corner. The class did a cood deal of extra work arranging the ' scenery, which helped to make their play a success. Fishing Season Opened on Friday. Friday morning early ah early Hsef could see numerous enthusiastic Algon- lans wending their way to the river north of town and carrying all kinds of fishing paraphernalia. The season officially opened up on that day and the boys were anxious to try their luck. It had been previously reported that the river abounded with pickerel and the mouths of many Algonlans were watering in anticipation of a feast. Wo have heard that the fishermen were so thick around the dam that the lines would get tangled up. But at that quite a few caught some fish and the others had a good time anyway. Henderson Was Seen at Wesley Recently. Titonka Topic: Rumor originated at Wesley last Friday that Henderson, the bank robber had been seen in a coupe with a Minnesota license and was headed north on the gravel road toward Titonka. Titonka vigilantes were called from the sheriff's office but no trace of the fugitive was found here. Two Wesley men are convinced, however, that they saw the much hunted man. One of the men said he followed him for five miles but he was driving over fifty miles an hour and he had to give up the chase. Description of one of the men who held up the Klkton, South Dakota, bank Friday morning tallies exactly with the description of Mr. Henderson. West Bend Man Gets $300 Fine. Emmetsburg, May 16. Special: Earl Cobb, rural letter carrier of West Bend was sentenced to pay a fine of $300 and costs for maintaining a liquor nuisance at his homfe in West Bend by Judge F. C. Davidson Thursday evening. Cobb pleaded guilty after his place had been raided by officers and several gallons of wine had been discovered. IRVINGTON NEWS Dan Shultz of Kanawha visited with Irvington friends one day the past week. Mrs. Joe Ramus of LuVerne spent Sunday with her sister, Mrs. Anna Sankey. Lucile Dole of Algona spent the week end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dole. Miss Jessie Smith of Algona visited Sunday with her friend, Margaret Mulligan of this vicinity. Mrs. Robert Dutton and daughter, Corinne of Algona spent Friday with Mrs. Dutton's brother, Fred Dole and family. Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Fry of Algona is spending a few days at the home of their daughter, Mrs. O. L. Miller and family. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Spurgeon and family spent Sunday with Mrs. Spurgeon's parents, Mr. a.nd Mrs. Frank Skilllng of Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Rlley and family and Mrs. Ida Rlley went to Waterloo Saturday to spend a few days with friends and relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Erby Benson of Algona I and Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Wolfe of Titon- ka spent Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hudson. Elmer Dole of Pine Island, Minnesota and Helen Dole of Garner spent Sunday at the home of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dole and family. Tony Soirensen returned home on Thursday morning from the hospital in Kansas City, where he underwent medical treatments. He is not much improved at this writing. The Irvington school closed Friday for this term. Mrs. Malloy, the teacher gave a picnic at the church annex. The mothers of the pupils and friends attended making a total number of about sixty present. GEO. L. MILLER BUILDING CONTRACTOR We Build Model Houses Estimates Furnished. Phone 753 610 South Dodge St. Algona, Iowa, 43-tf When in Town Go to the Dependon Store to do your shopping. Fancy and Standard groceries arc 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 "Amjaizo" 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 and Vegetables in abundance — always at AKRE'S Our Own Delivery Free— Three Times Daily. Phones 290-291 113 South Dodge Street.

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