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Elgin Echo (Newspaper) - December 14, 1939, Elgin, Iowa 7* Tell and Then You Sell 'Em A 25 Cent Want No. 15. ITH THE CLERMONT E Batter f Than a Weekly Letter from Send Them the Echo PRISE AND WADENA NEWS FAYETTE DECEMBER 14� 1939. Per Year in Community Club Met Monday 3few Prexy Appears and Announces Committees men were present ind enjoyed the Community Club at Monday were two were guests Paul The guests Ed Dugstad of and John Jr. of W. presided meeting for about half the session until the hew H. H. made his and took ike - Business matters relative to the annual Christmas Dec. 23, were first disposed of. A tion was passed urging the completion of a new bridge over Turkey river at This was forwarded to the highway commission at as furnished material for discussion and the committee in charge was urged to take action A brief report on the NYA project was also but at that time there were no instructions from the area ' Mr. Dugstad of spoke briefly on the bridge prospects arid also complimented the locate on their interest and attendance at these Dr. in closing the announced his standing committees for the coming year and made a number of This list not available now but will be published Joe Becker Complimented H. W. Falb Named as Liquor Store Manager Fellowship Meeting Tonight The N. E. Iowa Masonic Fellowship association will meet tonight at Farmersburg to a notice sent out early this week by the L. Brother Burton H. Past Grand Master of Iowa will be the special guest and wK address the He is now secretary of the service Creamery Operators Have Annual Meeting M. L. chairman of the Iowa Liquor has announced the appointment of H. Wr Falb as the manager for the Elgin liquor store which is scheduled to be opened around Dec. 15. Lyle Light was named the QRe Qf same time as clerk association held its full tune for about the first two annual meeting last Wednesday with Ni M. Larson as E. owner of host the store has received j 0^kers fdt the word that the fixtures were to be N M Lar installed the middle of EUiott Bonds the employees were Luana filed early this and they are subject to call of the com Start Work on s Alvin of placed firat in the year's butter quality a score of NYA Project 94.08; c. Riser of i ranked second with a score of The signal was re- Louis Lehman of and by R. P. Strauch from Gordon Junker of tied county NYA with 93.45. on morning and the in the men's judging were to start results were as Elliott day on the Turkey arid Nels Larson first and river bed Only seven second Ed Riser and Alvin boys their cards returned at tied for third time and were instructed to ( Nels won It is expected that more the women's judging Mrs. will be in the next week Louis Lehman of placed and put to j and Mrs. Verhi Twenty-six youths have was tered for NYA work this winter j The meeting closed with a several others plan to apply quet at Harvey Schnur of within a short The present served as toastmaster project for the coming and Congressman the six half months arid 5s principal H. J. expected to use up 8,400 hours of Cedar led community Mrs. Gets Verdict pays buJ high compliment 40' Joe Becker who had the part of the old It good deal depended on the cast because the author and director were willing to trust their effects to the The latter responded Chief among these was Joseph Becker as the old Cannon who a wee bit of wheedling in his With University theatre has paid off a debt to Joe that was long The chance to radiate wisdom and wit from his wheelchair in such a vital role must have been compensation for three years of hard work in minor He has a stage manner which is a welcome relief equally from sophisticated chattering and from the type of acting that is all hard-boiled with little technique or intelligence His almost naive directness accounted for the success of his mild Samuel Mosby and Kenneth Schori went to Waterloo last Sun day and were guests for turkey in the O. W. McFarland thy ton while there it yet 10-United States acquired Puerto 1898. 11-Marconi signalled letter across the 1901. 12-Pennsylvania ratified the 1787. 13-First of the Lowell Institute lectures was delivered 1839. 14-Boald Amundsen reached the South 1911; Hartford Convention of New England Federal lata 1814. 18-Cromwell was made Protector of tion will riot be necessary to solicit any large The Mrs. Adolph 76, drew a verdict of not guilty after the jury had been out nearly 20 The jury of ten men and two women brought in their verdict Saturday and it was read by Judge It was the find this woman not County E. B. prosecuted the case while Atty. A. C. Peterson represented the Members of the jury indicated they based their decision on their opinion that had failed 2*H-wewM�afe1�*| struck a retired Only Nine Shopping Days Until Christmas Reporters Puzzled Over Wilson's Plans Christmas Cards Are Here All Echo subscribers who paid subscriptions since Nov. 10, can secure their Christmas cards at the Echo office This offer expires Dec. 16, as after that time we will be unable to secure an additional If cards are to be mailed to subscribers send 10 cents extra for postage and Return Christmas Seals a big Crowd in Elgin road largest probably last Saturday and the main be for gasoline for the truck traction seemed to be sale as considerable material will have which was held at his barn that to be Many have already All available parking volunteered to help with space in this section of town was Wadena Man Killed In Saw Accident The first work planned is to taken Mr. Falb reports clean up the dumping grounds with the top horse and then confine this to certain and another at SI 17.00. areas which later can be covered as a also sold well with The road a number over the is to be widened and very likely The top was Com ' a skating pond will be The sold at 40 cents and oats conservation commission has brought 35c and 32c. | made several reservations and J it was decided at a late hour to | permission must first be obtained include the household goods from this As plans develope Mabel Holzer and everything they will be Adolph 40, was killed instantly Monday morning when he was caught in a saw while bringing workinS at the wm Frey farm near He was attempting to prevent the belt from slipping by throw There are only nine shopping days until Have you completed your shopping or are you one of those who wait until the very last The early Christmas shopping season saw much mild weather which usually slows up This probably indicates a busy season ahead and shoppers will do buying without further The Elgin stores are still packed with Christmas gifts of all kinds and the shopper will not be disappointed by looking right at ores are ready Shop now and avoid the usual last minute rush and Christmas seals will be so many dead soldiers in the war against according to the local chairman of the Elgin and Clermont seal in announcing Sale Wind-up They urge all who Christmas seals in desk or in corners at to bring forth these laggards and breathe the breath of life into them by the payment of one penny for each seal to the local tuberculosis These seals were delivered to community Your tuberculosis association is anxious to start on its 1940 program and must apportion its budget before it The association will be glad to tell you of the work it is doing to protect you and your loved ones from this The depository box for seal contributions in Elign has been placed in cafe and at Clermont in Mrs. Shaffer in California Governor Evades Questions At Press Conference news letter of the Iowa Press Assn. The material presented herein does not necessarily conform to the policy of this With Governor George A. Wilson denying that he entertains any hope of becoming a vice presidential reporters are still puzzling over a statement he made at a press conference following his trip to where he addressed young republicans of that Political news was at a low ebb and a obviously trying to stir up a front page story asked the are you going to queried the governor in The statement set the scribes to wondering whether the governor has in mind announcing for any other office than the one he now Some felt that the statement had additional significance for the reason that the governor had just returned from Kansas where he conversed with Ex-Governor Alf M. the republican 1936 presidential Having been a presidential there is little doubt that Governor Landon knows the ins and outs of national politics better than many men in the Pearson A day or two after the above home of her Charles of. where she plans One paper carried a story to the effect that Attorney General Fred She found D. Everett had handed down a ible disappointment of not finding an extended number of Echos saved for her ruling based on a previous and was getting caught up holding that the liquor con- a good sale the gift you wanted to Remember there are only nine days left and that includes Lester Green to Have Closing Out Sale Lester who lives on the John Howard farm south of will have a complete closing out ashes on the wheel when his next Dec. 19, com- clothing caught in the His head struck the saw's framework and the impact killed him His four two Entertain at German Party The annual German party for members of the Baptist church was held Tuesday evening with Rev. and Mrs. Zoschke at the At these parties the guests indulge only in the German Favorite German hymns were interspersed with readings of a miscellaneous nature contributed by Rosa Mrs. Eliza Katie Mrs. Herman Mrs. Rudy Hans Grether and Carl Devotions for the evening were led by Herman Scheel and refreshments were in charge of Mrs. Carl Mrs. Alfred Jacob and Mrs. Edwin Golden Gloves Tournament Oelwein will havet a Golden Gloves boxing tournament an Dec. 28 and 29r A team of eight boxers will be selected to represent northeast Iowa in the Cedar Rapids tournament for the right go on further to the huge Chicago Mrs. C. O. Torkelson and son Mrs. Elmer Nelson and children and Otto Torkelson drove to Des Moines Thanksgiving and spent the day with Elmer Nelson at the Rev. Rudolf A. Klein of Loyal was a visitor in the Rev. P. F. Zoschke home 1 three sisters and father there brought good u hud been no notice of the Holzer property sale but there were plenty of buyers on hand to furnish a market for it. - v Divisional Aid Meeting The Methodist hold their Christmas parties and gift exchange on 21, in the following I First division will meet in the evening with Mrs. Albert Schori with a picnic J The second division will meet 1 with Mrs. R. W. A life sketch will be published next St. Paul's Choirs to mencing at 12:30. Offerings include eight head of hay and machinery and household See his sale adv. in this week's Bills have been printed and are now on Leave for California The senior choir of forty voices and the junior choir of thirty voices of the St. Paul's Lutheran will present their annual sacred t Christmas concert at the church Sunday Dec. 17, at 7:30 The choirs will be assisted by Archibald widely known blind of Ina Mr. and Mrs. Rudy Yunker left Present Program j Wednesday for Long where they will spend the winter at 25 So. Mr. and Mrs. G. J. Mosby took them to Oelwein from where they took the train to their Mr. and Mrs. have been spending their winters in California for several years and enjoy the climate I Paul's Kensington Club Meets for a one o'clock picnic soprano 0f The third division meets with j the gt the St. Mrs. C. J. Robinson in the Each member is urged to come and attend these Asbjorn Olson Cuts Hand Asbjorn east of cut his left hand last Friday afternoon while at work and it necessitated a hurry up call to the doctor to have the injury We noticed Mr. Olson in town the first of this week and he was handling the injured hand rather Mrs. Howard was hostess to the Social Hour Club of the Oak Grove vicinity last Wednesday About sixteen members were present to enjoy the meeting and the exchange of Christmas Bob Clothier left Tuesday ior a business to Oklahoma The Kensington Club met at the home of ' Mrs. Nelle Schori Friday afternoon for a dessert luncheon and a few games of Eleven members were present and two namely Mrs. Walter Falb and Mrs. c. B. Crew Finishes Work Lloyd Jacob Appointed Assessor P. Township The Pleasant Valley township trustees met Dec. 4, and appointed Lloyd Jacob as township assessor to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Edwin He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Jacob who reside in the northern section of the on Elgin news which she said both sad and pleasant She said further that they were having regular Iowa sprang weather there with flowers and trees blossoming many of which she never hart heard of They need rain badly which is also true of this section of Baptist Mission Society The Baptist Mission Society met last Wednesday in the church with the Mrs. Mrs. P. F. Zoschke led the devotions and the paper was read by Mrs. Anna My was the subject of Rev. Hostesses Mary Mrs. Ern Chris Schweitzer and Mrs. J. F. Attention Elgin Hi Alumni The NYA committee in charge of bringing the Elgin high school alumni association records up to date is very anxious to locate the secretary's Anyone who knows the whereabouts of the secretary's book is requested to notify Robert at if this is held by the present will you please send it to him as soon as This is very Mrs. Emma Knudtson received the traveling Mrs. Tille Hanson held the high score and Mrs. John Mrs. Grimes came home Saturday from West Union where she had served on the jury since She was home over the week end and returned to West Union Monday morning but was home again that night and again Tuesday The Melvin Boyer road crew finished their year's work last Thursday and put their equipment in storage for the The are kept subject to call for emergency work such as clearing roads of snow drifts and anything else which might require and Mrs. Warren Harrington of were here Sunday to visit his C J. Former Resident Passed Away Rudolf of S. an uncle of Mrs. G. J. passed away at Hudson Saturday Funeral services were held Mr. Miller resided here a number of years ago and is survived by his four sons and one Mr. and Mrs. Ward Brabham of West were dinner guests in the Howard home trol commission could not legally N pay James A. newsboy and to act as its temperance The attorney general denied that such a ruling had been handed Comptroller C who holding Pearson's check until he receives a ruling from the attorney general whether it is legal to use commission funds to pay a temperance told reporters that he had not received a ruling and that the matter was status Liquor Control Commission Chairman M L. Curtis said that he had received no instructions from the attorney general and that the matter stood a3 it did when Pearson was a ruling whether funds could be used to pay reportedly packed up and left for his home where he said he intended to stay until his status was ironed The situation is difficult for the reason that many republicans feel that the job for Pearson who had be taken care Observers contend that if the attorney general finally does issue a ruling against hiring a temperance director the G. O. P. will still have to find a place somewhere for the Pearson is tne seventh district congressional candidate who polled the largest number of primary votes but lacked a 35 per cent majority and lost out in the district convention to Ben F. who ultimately was Pearson might have wrecked the seventh district congressional apple cart had lie chosen to run as an independent but he stayed with the party and it was assumed that he had a promise he would be The temperance directorship was the and now it seems that it may fade out of the although the ruling is still in the to Page 6)
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