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Graettinger Times (Newspaper) - December 9, 1926, Graettinger, Iowa VOLUME 49 PALO ALTO DECEMBER 1025 Graettinger Mer chants Well Pre pared For Holi day Shoppers The holiday buying season has ar rived in and local busi GRAETTINGER MARKET REPORT December 1920 Hogs Chicago Top Now OOc Old Corn Eggs 4 le Hens Springs I2c Old Roosters 9c The Ringsted Banks Opened Thurs day Lutheran People To Change Church Site The last of tho week a deal was Graettinger To Have Federal Siren Whistle At tho meeting of the city council made between Mitchell and the Monday evening arrangements were members of the Norwegian for the purchase and installa The two banks at Ringsted opened eation whereby tho latter becomes tion of a now Federal mren The Dispatch says that the owner of the Mitchell residence Mayor and Clerk Ander sen Now Leads In Thrilling Race Jorgen Andersen took the lead humorous was won by Martin Joe this week in the Popular Voting con High School Notes A fair sized crowd attended the declamatory contest Wednesday December The contest ante from tho two the ora and the humorous did First in oratory was won iby Lester Craven with the Regulus to the Cartha and second in this class by Ralph Graettinger with tho The Prince of First in Hendricks with the Debating This was most difficult of all Tho In this weeks Times will to do business at tho old and the church building now representatives of the company who r located in the east part of tho town were here Monday and The will be moved onto the newly aci siren will bo installed the tower quired Mitchell will now used for the fire A wire found tho holiday advertising from many of the business places of our city and advertisements are well worth your perusal before start ing out on your shopping Business activity in Graettinger has at taken on a new conditions f Sipca Murder Trial IB On This Week test conducted at tho Farmers Sup readings A who was at the head of the list last week is a close second with less votes than Following cio wuu luni Noble and thc count for wcel Grady tied for second in this Andersen are better than they have been tried a several years and every one has the feeling of being on the up grade and all look forward to con prosperity for many feeling has already given quite an impetus to buying and all the lo cal merchants report trade above j It is anticipated that thc holiday business this year will be much larger than has been for several The business firms that special holiday ads in this Times are as follows Charley electrical i largest stock of i furniture in northwest The trial of Jack Sines of tain of the property un will lead to the telephone office and the murder of Dan til tho frst of Junc The when a firo alarm ifi phoned to cen is for property and the tral she by pressing a Mimr residence will make a con start the The new whistle will mro a Snen located for the minis be equipped with a B electric tor Thia congregation also owns a motor and the sound of the whistle congregation also owns a the death The supreme j on the east side and a be heard for 1 donee on the hill near the water additional switch will Township Activities Editor Times The Vernon township regular farm An be installed These properties will no doubt some place along tho business street be disposed of in Suffers Fire LOOK meets in thc school house in j No Thursday evening cember A good program haa prepared and a general to be used in case of emergency at This switch will be enclosed in glass for protection from the cur The cost of the new fire alarm is around It will be installed in about a This will give Did Not Broadcast Friday Night The Palo Alto Mens Glee of an estimated loss iK Kin s in the rear of the The flames came through the partition but the fire department quickly extinguished Install A Beacon Light A powerful beacon light the The loss to the store was will be installed on the top of the caused by smoke and The water tower in Graettinger within Lester and Martin entitled AT Lundgren to represent Graettinger at the county contest which will bo held in Bernice Thc winner in the Wikert matic will be decided by the contest Charles Luhman on this Wednesday i ii j Frank The basket ball boys journeyed to Josie Nolan 36742 Emmetsburg last Friday evening and Heidecker 3500 took tho boys by a score of 22 to The score at the end of R H DeWan 33 712 thc first half was 5 to 4 in favor of c c Rucker 33 295 but Lester Craven Wm ed running wild in tho second half and sunk 17 counters for the The game was featured oy John Leonard 30j368 wild and long with our boys Leo 30050 having the better of The team is Chag somewhat handicapped for this six Lammers 31 178 local Ira Oddson featured by John Rierson weeks period by the of L two of the best on the Swanson which gives Coach Wall the Peton task of finding two to take their I ttU f Ruthven will play here this Wm Boecher which Adolph Spies and dental office was badly The the coming few This light Friday which should be a Thomas Schuller Osher ladies and mens ready to shoes and gro Wiegmann groceries and date jewelry of all cut Frick Drug complete stock of hundreds of items suitable for of this place are did not 8 presumed to have originated j has been suggested by various busi small ness men for several years but noth ing definite was ever done about tho broadcast from Des Moines Arrangements will a short circuit in bo electric motor as the blaze made for a program at some later Thirteen Is Their Lucky Number On November 13 the child was to and Ed Brink of The last was a gifts for every member of the They have seven sons and six daugh Nobles everything in the grocery lino for the holiday general ladies and mens furnishings and shoes and Kleins Sale 14 Next December is the date of the Higgins clos ingout Higgins will dis pose of three head of eight head of 21 head of a big line of macinery and about bu shels of com in Higgins is very proud of the cattle he has in this sale His cattle have been tested five times and he has a clean and accredited Hig gins has been a great booster at hun dreds of auction sales held in this A 50cDante Friday Evening A 50c dance will be held at the Woodman hall Friday evening of this Music will be furnished by the Iowa A cordial invitation is extended to all to Story City Man Died Suddenly a Story City business died of heart failure Saturday He was stricken as ho was closing his place of His death was not discovered until Sun day Ray Rosburg Had A Good Sale Auctioneer Grodland says that Ray Rosburg had a splendid auction sale a week ago Despite and prices were i i ct tv territory during the past conditions bidding was keen years and it is needless to suy that his many friends will be with him on sale The auction will start at A quarter page display ad appears on page of this j Garrett Hoobler Sale De cember 16 Garrett who livos onehalf miles north and onehalf east of the First Notional will hold ati entire closing out sale A Sale will start with a free lunch at Hoobler will sell 8 10 head of tested milch 16 sheep and abig list of farm Usual terms of p will apply with nine months Turn to quar ter page ad in this weeks Times arid yead the full Social And Program 17 s A box social and program will be at the school in Dlat Island township Friday even December The Yim e will be prosent cast of characters is as fol Herbert Nelson Kents Alice Clarence Ingvald a en Frank a Iva Cook Hildagard Joa A cordial is extended to all to Nelson is the Held Dollar Day Event At Ruthven Tho merchants of Ruthven held a dollar day sale at that place last Many special bargains were offered for the Tho day was widely advertised and drew a large Woodman To Elect Officers Monday Monday evening the mem bers of thc Woodman lodge will hold election of All members are urged to and Calvin Gammon and daughter arrived in Los Angeles They left here the previous Sunday and stopped a day at Indian They report an enjoyable Barney Hassel left for Friday He will visit relatives at that While there he will enter a boxing school and when he returns In tho spring will be ready to tackle all Barney has appeared in the ring here on a couple of occasions and is a quick and fast hitter and has a world of behind each The Live Stock associ ation shipped out fivo cars of live Block Saturday Tho pre vious Saturday evening the associa tion and Barringer shipped ten cars of stock out of These weekly a largo amount of A few weeks ago Larson of north of town enjoyed a visit from hie Lewis and Knute Lar son of North They resided in this locality a number of away at her years living on the place east of the known as the Luke Ryan Died At Illinois Informs us that She was sister of in the here they mot many old who were pleased to greet visited here f On the way to Graettinger her regret t accident in thoy escaped without nuto Dakota though started near the Henningsen iias experienced a bank failures and a fire since establishing his store at but he is still do ing business at thc old The Terril store has a large territory and enjoys a very good County Red Cross Meeting 18 The annual meeting of the Palo Alto county American Red will be held in the Court House at Emmetsburg on Decem roer 192G One third of the mcm ers of Board of Directors will be elected at this Meeting of the Board of Directors will be held immediately after to elect officers for ensuing No further notice of this meeting will be Call Jensen Hardware About Street Lights Graettinger people are kindly re quested to report to the Jensen Hardware any street lights that are burned If people in the resi dence district would call the Jensen Hardware whenever their nearby street light is out it would make the strent service near feet as can We want Iowa Power Light per your co A Sale In Progress Westergard is conducting a sale of millinery and is making prices to suit the present She table of hats at an other table at and a third at Those latter hats were for merly priced at The balance at onethird off The millinery stock is being sold tha regular is located on the second floor of brick Seo display ad in this Left For Denmark Sunday Night Otto Appel and James Peterson left for Denmark Sunday Thoy will enjoy a holiday visit with relatives and friends in the land where they spent their boyhood Peterson left Denmark 80 years ago and 16 years It is needless to will a very enjoyable Thoy expect to reach Denmark December Quarter Section Farm Sold For Frank Christiansen purchased the John quarter section farm last week for per The place is located three miles west and ono and onehalf miles north of It is an ideal stock farm and haa first class Chip Of the Flying Night U Saturday Tho motion picture attraction for theatre Saturday iss Chip of The Flying featuring Hoot This is a picture put out by tho Universal There will nbo bo good comedy for At the meeting of the council Monday evening the city fathers took charge of tho matter and Graettinger will now have a permanent every night well as furnishing light in a large neighborhood on the the beacon light will serve a double pur Graettinger will be on the map hereafter twentyfour hours a Mail Carrier Sampson Was Surpris Many will ed of reading in the daily papers of a murder and suicide at Council about three weeks A former millionaire who his shot and killed his then shot his and finally blew out his brains with a He used a shot gun when he killed his wife and very good Ruthven has lost Ray Wikert no games so and our boys being A c Christiansen on their own floor ought to make it j a very good Miry Reidy will be absent her classes until after the due to the necessity of an operation for Her class Gladys Aylward from Melvin Bratrud As stated in last weeks Times the votes are not running very high anri some ore secure a choice the showed their 165 and cabinet with for her misfortune by sending her ry jittle The holiday vacation will be from December 22 to January 2 It was decided to have two weeks for both holiday and spring vacations so that school will out a week earlier in the This will give eight school days of vacation for the holidays and two days vacation the week before Thc Thursday and Friday before April 14 will constitute the spring re cess in regular school Christmas Mailing In order that Christmas gifts may when he attempted to kill his be delivered before Xmas the follow The latter was badly injured and ran screaming from the house and into the arms of a sur prised city mail carrier who had just stepped up to the The mail carrier was Cecil Sampson of Graet who recently moved to Council tragedy A page appeared writeup in the ing schedule should be In arranging the schedule for Christmas mailing would suggest thut the public their parcels on the dates as outlined in the following list as given by the Post Office De Pacific Coast by the above schedule will be seen there is not First Real Snow Of The Season Thc first real snow of the season fell day several By two oclock inches covered that the December and much difference between the lowest and the Now is the time to line your friends up have them work for you and vote for This beautiful Orpheus radio set cabinet will be given away December 24 to the one lite highest It is worth little spare time effort We are giving double votes bob sleighs this Also liberal votes are given on future Votes are given on the payment of ac on cash deals on poultry sold to A big vote of is given on every information card pro perly filled These cards count Better get a supply today and have your neighbors fill them Each card will count you Some Extra Prizes Offered This week we am adding nine ex tra prizes in our Voting This will give everybody an j tive to work harder and it will also serve as an inducement others to Monday was a wintry f f strong wind from the south kota gouth Dakota Nebraska Western Wyom December and South New Texas De cember to Near Western Da continued during the afternoon and evening and about midnight the weather moderated and rain fell for a couple of This changed to snow iby early A total of seven inches of snow There are no drifts as the wind did not Will Locate In Woodman Hall Henry has leased the east room in thc Woodman hall and will move her millinery stock to that place in a Work men are now busy preparing the It will bo an ideal ground floor Hns a very patronage sirice she opened her millinery store in Mourn Death Of Her Father Lambo mourns tho death of her John who passed at Iowa City Ho had been ill for some time and for tho past couple of weeks his condition was quite Wo have not learned further The many local friends of Lambo sincere sympathy to her 3n her Did You Got Your Dictionary Yet page dictionaries rm only These make wonderful Christmas gifts for students from 61K to Bettor to lay and it for For sale at Times December 17 to Southern Ala North South Caro December to 20th Neighboring states December to Eastern Penn New and New England December to Local states Intra for Iowa December to Meeting 16 The next meeting of the will be held at School as sembly Thursday December An exceptionally fine is being arranged for this nurse and will both give addresses and tho members of the County Glee thirty will be hero for the musi cal This is the club that will broadcast a program from Des Moines In the near The sub ject of diphtheria will be discussed at this join the Just send in or hand in your name and we will give you votes to Get your sup ply of information cards and have them filled They count votes Here is complete list of Orpheus radio and credit on a credit on a credit on any ma chine we handle that is priced at or t credit on a simitar 6th credit on a similar 7th credit on a similar credit on a similar credit on a similar credit on a simi lar the contest ends in two Time flies and the one who works now will be the one who will get th beautiful Supply To Graettinger Electric Light Pa trons The discount period for tho pay ment of November bills has been ex tended from 10 to The change for this month is on account of financial We try to give patrons the very best of at ail times and Tax Sale Postponed Until Jan 84 The tax sale for jEm r last Monday was extend this wl until January No bids days as on extra accommodation the property offered forUt tho Power Light
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