You have viewed 1 newspapers today. Please Register in order to view more newspapers.
We are retrieving your image from the archive...
We are converting your image into tiles...
Graettinger Times (Newspaper) - August 17, 1933, Graettinger, Iowa VOLUME 32 PALO ALTO AUGUST Day 154 Night Patrick ORourke Passed Away Wednesday Had Been 111 For A Long Time The Funeral Was Held At LaMotte Fri i day Family Resided t for A Number Of Patrick of Otter Jackson mother of George and sister of John passed away August Tho funeral was held Graettinger in attendance at the last sad ORourke is well known in as the family resided in this locality for a number of Jackson county about and ORourke own ed the Mitchell farm west of Graettinger and later owned the place aa the now the property of was the mother of a large Graettinger is the only member in this Wilson is the only There are four Andrew and John of Otter of Dubuque and Cornelius of Sioux The Times extends sincere sympathy to Graettinger and family and Wilson in their MARKET REPORT August 1933 Cbm 34Mic 7c Eggs in Trade Straight Run of Heavy 4 and over 7c Old Roosters Leghorn Hens 6c Heavy Leghorn Springs Iowa State Brand to Dairy Picnic At Emmetsburg Next Sunday Water Fountain Installed At Frick Corner Marshal Blom was busy last week installing a drinking fountain on the street at the Frick drug store drinking fountain has been needed in for a long Char ley Jensen had an outside connection from the water pipe in his some Frick has store been very accommodating for years in serv ing water at his fountain to all youngsters who asked for The outside fountain will be convenient and will be used a great deal during the summer The fountain is not only serviceable ibut is a nice to the Mayor Spies and the members of the council arc to be congratulated upon their spon sored by the Palo Alto Cow Test as will be held at the home of Herman onehalf mile north of across the road from the old fair August Everyone is invited to attend the The following program will be Picnic dinner at Bring pic nic dinner and eat Drinks will be furnished Address by Floyd Ar of Extension Service at Kitten ball game for Kitten ball game for Horseshoe Sack race for boys over for boys under for Girls Girls spoon race for Tug of war for Spoon race for awarded by the Farmers Co Operative of X the cow will be sce p August Ho extends a cordial invitation to all in ii In Walter Sabin Auction Sale August 23rd Will Hold Entire Closing Out Sale At Farm Northwest Of Graettinger On August 23 Has Choice List Of Walter who resides on the Spies farm six and onehalf Mildred Fox Bride Of Clay County Man Arnold Sumpson And Miss Mil dred Fox United In Marriage At Spencer August 10 Will Reside On Form Near Arnold of Lake Clay and Miss Mil dred daughter of and Ralph of west of were united in Spencer August at 4 The ceremony was performed by the pastor of the Swedish Lutheran church of The attendants were Merle and Miss Hazel Following the ceremony a six oclock wedding dinner was en joyed at the home of the par immediate relatives and close friends of the contracting parties be ing in and Sampson left for the Black Hills on their wedding They will visit other points of interest before return They will be at home after the of September on a farm near Spencer where they will make their future The bride Is a very winsome and charming young lady and has a host of friends in this community who ad mire her for her many lady liko quali ties nnd She is a graduate of the local High complet ing the course of study with the class of She is bright and clever and will prove a devoted and helpful com for the young man to whom hw heart ami The groom is the youngest son of and of Lake town Clay He has spent all lis life in his community and led the Lake Center high He s deserving and a capable He we o successful in The Times ex vill hold an entire sale August Sale will at one oclock This will be tie of the biggest auction sales held n this territory in recent Sabin is offering a list of 2CC head of ive These consist of six ex fine as good as can e found in this section of the le has 47 head of cattle consisting if 19 head of choice milk cows anil he balance young He has 213 lead of Chester White hogs listed in he All hogs arc machinery is complete in every detail and is first Much of it svas recently bought It is in A 1 The terms will be nine months Grodland Reeves are the auctioneers and the Iowa Trust Savings of Emmets is Sabins sale ad ap pears in this weeks 5 3 Graettinger defeated Emmetsburg 6 to 8 in ball game at the of picnic at Emmets Tuesday It was a real good gamu irom start to Band Boosters Here Tuesday group of accompanied high school band wore in Graettinger Tuesday afternoon ad the two at Thursday Friday of this The boys and girls band the people of er with several se Tho members of ss unusual musical ability for folks who but one year praising thin fine band to overlook the big There js a varied pro including a ball game be and Graettinger Is feature is called for at wil Jumbo and his dances one t 1 Ts i tent rep At Yellowstone Max Bawmgartner and dOarney And McCarty Married 50 Years Members of the McCarty families of Graettinger were at Emmetsburg Sunday attending the fiftieth wed ding anniversary of their McCarty and All the mem jers of the McCarty family were iome for the A splendid wedding dinner was enjoyed at the lotel and the afternoon was spent at the McCarty Many friends called during the day to offer con and McCarty and to wish them continued health and happiness for many years to Former Graettinger Woman Here of has been spending the past month with her Earl Fergu son and family in Lost Island town The Ferguson family resided in Graettinger a number of years Ferguson was town mar shal for several He ger the family resided in Colorado for a number of Some time ago they purchased a farm near Promise and this IB their home at the present During For stay in Lost Island a number social activities were held in her An account of these appears in the social Chris Hansen And Lulu Besaw Married Saturday Local Young Couple Wed At Emmets burg Will Mac Future Home In This City Groom Is Son Of John of Chris son of John of and Miss Lu lu daughter of and Peter of were united in marriage at Emmetsburg August at 10 Justice Pfiffner performed the cere A wedding dinner was served following the immediate relatives and friends being in atten and Hansen will make their future home in ger and will occupy the in the place known as the Schur mann store vacated some time ago by Both the contracting parties are well known in Graettinger and have many friends here who extend hearty congratulations and best wishes to The bride has made her home with her parents since the family moved to this The groom has grown to young manhood in this lo He is a willing and capable The Times extends lations to and Hansen and we hope their married life will be one long Monday evening and Han sen gave a wedding dance at the Woodman The hall was packed for the social activity and a delight rul time was by Coming Attractions New show hours at the Hawkeye are as follows Friday One show starting at Saturday Two complete shows first show at Wednesday Two complete shows show at Admission 6c for all Fridays and lOc for 5c for Attractions Wallace Beery and Normas Shearer in Fri day and 1819 Wild Horse and last chapter of King Kongo 23 Ernest Truex and Una Merkel in Whistling In the Dark Kitten Ball Tournament August 27th The tenth annual kitten ball tour ney will be held in Graettinger Sun day August Invitations to a number of teams in this locality were mailed this More complete de tails will be given in next weeks he happy young couple and we wish all the joys and blessings of a ong and happily Legion Show At Grand Friday Night Maurice Doyle post of the Ameri can Legion at Estherville will hold a band night at Grand Theatre August Two at tractions will be given for the price of The big feature event wil be Leo in In this picture Lee Tracy is the most lovable soldier on the Western Then there is Gloria the on haired beauty with American Legion band will give their opening Many special fea tures will be introduced during the It will be a big night of en The admission price will be Mary Stevens At Iowa Mary snowing at the Iowa Sunday and August 20 and An exceptional picture with a load of appeal to Wo The story is that of a woman doctor featuring Kay who plays the title Lyle Talbot and Thelma Todd are also in the Make a note of this 20 and drive over to see Heres a piece of entertainment that you will all If Ive made myself clear the picture is simply McDonald And Anderson Stock Sale August 26 From Share Rent To Cash Rent Necessitates Disposal Of A Lare List Of Young Stock Sale To Be Held August John McDonald and Roy Ander on will hold a joint sale of young ock at the McDonald the er on the on The leases for the the Mc and have been hanged from share to Hence necessary to dispose of the young we stock as it would be impossible o feed them to Sale terms re nine Grodland re the auctioneers and The Iowa rust Savings bank of Emmetsburg vill clerk the Full particulars n a display ad iri this weeks Crops Poor In Illinois Jake Synder returned from a trip to Illinois He visited rela tives and friends in the Streator vi the old camping ground of the Ruckers and There has been no rain in that locality since Many com fields still show the planter Snyder says there are cracks in the ground fully two feet deep and several inches in It is needless to say that crops are very very Splendid Some Wind Tuesday Night The Graettinger territory received a soaking rain Tuesday At least two inches of rain fell during the It was a genuine soaker and will be lino for pastures and It will also be of benefit to the corn Tuesday was warm and sultry and shortly after five oclock a wicked looking cloud ap from the 11 passed over with a few gusts of wine and a few drops of Shortly after six oclock the storm broke from the southwest and how it did rain There was a strong wind blowing bui not enough to do any fudge Mitchell To Give Labor Day Address The Labor Day committee has com peted the task of securing a speaker ov Labor Judge Richard of Fort has accepted an invitation to deliver the address at annual Labor Day celebra ion in Graettinger Septem er of Judge widely No Place For Sneak Thieves The cafe at Superior is no place last week some tried front door the cafe then camu around to the back a rea a loaded gun Jn Next Tuesday Night A meeting of Labor Day committee members and others was hold at the City Hall Tuesday Every thing is rounding into shape nicely for the big annual Labor Day celebration to be held Sep tember Another meeting is called for next Tuesday evening when bids for hauling will be Next Sunday The members of the American Le gion Auxiliary will hold their annual picnic at next A picnic dinner will be enjoyed at The pro gram will be in keeping with events of i this All men and Democrat Force Of Years Widely Scattered and am son and of Fort Worth were guests at McCarty homes in this city Saturday evening They came from Texas to attend the golden wedding anniversary Mr Dan is a linotype operator on one of the leading dailies at Fort Years ago he and the publisher of the Times wore employes in the Democrat office at Emmets Orville of Minne apolis of New York City Dan of Fort Texas Vedder of the Dally News and the writer compris od the Democrat crew at that time with the Time have developed into exper linotype Herman Had Fine Sale The Herman auction sal Tuesday was well attended and bid ding Average cows sol around per Hogs sold a exceptionally good ery brought satisfactory I was the first sale of tne 198884 sea son and if other folio Donald Hendricks Dead Funeral Here Saturday Passed Away In Los Angeles After Illness Of Fifteen Months Will Arrive Here Friday Saturday John McBride and Frances Hendricks received a tele gram Monday morning stating their had passed away at his home at Los that The remains will be shipped to Graettinger for The funeral be held possibly the last of the week depending upon arrival Local friends of this former Graettinger young will learn with sorrow of his Donald was in the neighborhood of 30 years of A year ago he stricken with paralysis and for days little hopes were entertained for ids His of North went to his She was taken sud denly ill and passed away within a short At that time physicians stated Donald could not live over a ew he rallied some jut never regained control of his arms and Recently his con had been quite He iS by his wife and jy his Miss Frances Hend ricks and John and by lis only Martin The remains will arrive in tinker Friday morning and the fun eral will be held Saturday morning at nine Dana College Prepares For Fall Opening takes an active hand in present re covery efforts through a new outlined elsewhere in this It the heroic efforts President Roosevelt to secure much needed reemployment is not for the purpose of employing who should be in young people college pre judge Mitchell is a nephew of paring themselves for the new mode of living which lies In every high school graduate who need lessly accepts employment and re mains out of college is helping to crowd the labor market and defeat the reemployment Still he is cheating himself out of an essential preparation for his life In order to make college possible for worthy young people with limited Dana College announces a drastic slashing of student For the excellent room in new and college tuition for the entire school year is for a total cost of only This radical cut is possible because of three facts Elimination of Mitchell is one of the most Aid from church known jurist in Iowa and I will give a talk that will be filled with Hundreds will be anxious x hear particularly during the present trying People today are vitally interested in subjects that concern their welfare and Vacation School For Two Weeks Vacation school is in progress at ho Catholic church this week and continue next Three nuns rom Ellens school at Emmets are in charge of the The attendance is very large as between sixty and seventy children ire to be confirmed in Vacation schools of kind have leen held for the past few years and are very and members of their the pattern set by Gustaff it wi to this a record season foy successful Ben Reeves Sale Next Month Ben well known aution eer and will hold his annual auction sale in this year instead of in He has not decided definitely upon the date but will probably select the second Mon day in Reeves has a large list of live stock for sale every fall and his auction attracts a large of v Coupe The Viggo Peterson 1980 Ford early License number was broadcast Productive Dana college is a recognized college of liberal Work is also offered in teacher training and See announcement elsewhere in this Flower Show At Emmetsburg Next just before going to we received a lengthy program of the Emmetsburg flower sponsored by the women of the It will be held in the Saun ders bank building on West The admission price will be Many fine premiums will be George of the Graettinger Nursery is making a number of liber al donations in the premium The ladies are anxious for entries from all over the is chairman and Dick Peddie is Wayne Wayne of liable to be about again without the use Wayne suffered a severe flesh wound while swimming in the pool at The flesh was torn by a protruding It requir ed a number of stitches to the J Thurf froin thf during the masons and plasterers working
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.