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...
Spirit Lake Beacon (Newspaper) - March 2, 1939, Spirit Lake, Iowa Only Newspaper in Dickinson County Official Newspaper for Spirit Lake and Dickinson County Phone Your News to 1 Published Every Thursday Afternoon VOLUME SPIRIT LAKE DICKINSON COUNTY IOWA THURSDAY MARCH 2 1939 NUMBER 9 Sectional Tourney med in Town and Farm Now Being Played In Spirit Lake Gp Des Moines Tuesday FOUR TEAMS IN FIRST ROUND WEDNESDAY NIGHT One Class A team and three Class B teams won their way into the next round of the Sectional bas tournament Wednesday night by virtue of their wins The teams that won will not see action again until Friday night with thc exception of Terril which was one of the two teams in Class B that did not draw byes for the first round Other teams going into the next round are Ocheyedan Excel sior and Lake Park Ocheyedan upset the dope bucket in the first game of the tournament by defeating Lake Center in a Class A game by a score of 26 to 31 Lake Center had gone into the finals of the Clay county tournament and was make the strongest bid for the win but scrapping team scrapped es to a victory The game was close but was ragged throughout Lake Center led 11 to 8 at first quarter time but had fallen behind to a 17 to 18 score at half time The third quarter was very close with firs one team leading and then the oth er and ended with a tie at 24 The two teams played four minutes of Uie final quarter with only one point being scored With about three minutes to go Ocheyedan started hitting the basket Baking a 26 to 31 win Terril 35 Okoboji 26 Terril had tough luck getting started in the first round Class B game with Okoboji and much to the surprise of the fans Okoboji was leading 3 to 5 at the end of the first quarter Before the half was over however Terril was in the lead 21 to 10 The going was easy j To New Locations DISTRICT COURT TO ADJOURN THIS WEEKEND F F TO CELE BRATE 83RD BIRTHDAY ON SUNDAY MARCH 5 District court will be adjourned the last of this week The jury was dismissed on Tuesday On Thursday ot last week the replevin case of Chester F Bell vs Minnie Carrier et al occupied the court The jury returned a verdict for the defendant Thursday afternoon Thorn Zallaha was fined and cost having SEVERAL FARMS AND plead guilty to a charge of driving DENCE PROPERTIES IN j while intoxicated Mr Zallaha was S L PURCHASED arrested August al Orleans The damage case of Beryl Cole Deals for the purchasing of a man vs Ella and Lowell Green number of farms in this community i was settled out of court and residence properties in Spirit Occupying the court this Lake have been made during the was the divorce case of Martin past several weeks As a result Kuhlman vs Kuhlman moving has been the big occupa tion for many town and farm poo pie this week and will probably continue for several days Town Mayings Mr and Mrs Claude Omer have purchased the Ward Taft property in the southeast part of town and have moved to their new home The Wm Strong family who lived in the Taft house moved into the Cory house formerly occupied by the Jack Stanton family Mr and lla Weaver To Manage Spirit Lake Federated Store Spirit Lake Post Off ice Project on Eligible List EDITOR REPORTS MANY SOUTHERN FED WHY NOT SPIRIT LAKE F F A new post office in Spirit Lake was a step nearer reality Friday with approval of treasury and post office departments of an appropria tion totalling for any fur ther building program authorized by congress The Spirit Lake project is one of a list of eligible projects if congress decides to expand the public building program Mrs Stanton to the house the John Hafer property The Beacon wishes to be thc first ed last year Spirit Lake was not to congratulate F F on on the program last year but now thc date of his approaching is said to head the list for the next day He will be 83 years old federal building in this district day March 5 Although Mr Assurance from Congressman pin is getting well along into his t Vincent Harrington was given F S 7ieer of Sheldon owner of years still he is out almost Lake in a recent letter to W W Jt nn i in daughter moved store in Spirit Lake clay and always shows an interest j White postmaster He stated in his use was here Wednesday and Jn day happenings His correspondence matter I ed a change in the personnel of j i co years of active business in v U UI let 11 fit ill 11IU j f Mr and Mrs E B Donovan pur local store Miss lla Weaver who Dickinson county are a record of chased and are moving to the has bcen connected with the store i which hp ls and ho er property on East Lake street oc1 fol thc past year as head of the dry i by the C R Braggs who j gOods and are moving into the Mrs Veda i be the new manager of Thompson house in the north part the store and took active charge on His family had lived in Watertown is proud and well he should be He first came to Dickinson coun a of the expansion of the building program comes before the committee he will give it his attention and advise according ly Editor Every city and town throughout the entire southwest has T u of town Mr and Mrs Fred Miss Weaver will the Black River m New York an elegant Federal post office build sons who occupied e house are R G Baker who has acted as where he was born March 5 1850 ing and other Federal projects ga moving into the house on Hill manager for a number of years and The family arrived m the county lore and Spirit Lake IS much more street formerly occupied by Mr whose resignation was effective October 8 1881 and chose as the entitled to a Federal structure and Mrs H C Bradfield and wh hns than many WG visited Lets ily who have moved into the Mrs j Arthur Sarazine who has had been the A L Taylor farm in Ar get busy B K Bradfield house much experience in local mens es Park They lived on that Mr and Mrs Perry Donovan are will assist as the head farm for 10 years moving from the Don Donovan mens department and Miss i In 1862 the Indian uprising start News of the death of J I Mr died as the result of apartment to the Donovan Funeral Della Lennox will continue in the cd and Mrs was so igui ly in Des Moines Tuesday in the injuries received in a fall a week j home which has just been remodel dry goods department mat she was sent to Methodist hospital was received in Spirit Lake today Mr was ago ed with a modern apartment on the Mr was at Manhattan i second floor Mr and Mrs Wilbur merchandising having been con is with New York with her children after the scare was over She re the Manhattan summer resort dis his return DES most was paid to unemploy ed workers through the Spencer for the winter apartment work 13 years and Fred returned to New York in office of the State Employment Ser been failing since Mr and Mrs Floyd Thomas have she is well qualified to take over 1872 where he learned harness vice during the month 01 December purchased the former Asher prop Duties as manager of the store making which was to be his life J and January the Unemployment J o Vii m f i 11 nnn eo t t nn ii 11 uuu a well known summer visitor hav until December when he returned I Wiegand will move into the Don with dry goods and m PAID TO UNEMPLOYED IN THIS DISTRICT DURING DECEMBER AND JANUARY from then on with a 1 lead He and is services are to be held from and have lake a year work He established himself in Compensation Commission an T T i in T in In t n at third quarter and a 35 to 26 lead ended Excelsior 44 Dickens 28 Excelsior disposed of Dickens easily by a 44 to 26 score Leading 20 to 9 at quarter tune 25 to 15 at half time the team had increased iIB when the third Lake Park 41 Superior 23 Although Superior kept Lake Park on ice for a short time during W where she had business m Spirit Lake n 1877 m o Johnson a 10x14 building near the present of Des Moines one Spirit Lake probably Sunday for j Harold Wiegand is moving from an Co in their Sherburn Reeds Cafe He was the first nar r ff i i j A L r i in Saturday afternoon in Des Moines j moved from the Mrs J F Turner m ft part town from daughter Josephine McKinley of burial beside the bodies of Mr in the Maude St Ansgar and a brother John G two sons in the Spirit Lake of Des Moines cemetery CALIFORNIA SOJOURNERS TRIP Editor and Mrs O E Smith am Mrg R return Park team finally took a lead of 21 to 12 The lead was increased to 32 to 20 at three quar iui it T im Mr ana n w the start of the game the Lake Wednesday even team finally took a first Q vacation and ing trip of approximately 30 during which time they covered about 7000 miles visiting many oJ the principle cities and places of v interest in the great southwest expected to be much faster M d long the western tvit night cames Fans it ter time Thursdays Games Games played tonight Thursday than the opening night games the San wiU see the fast Everly team go Igland lnr against Arnolds Park and Terril and Harris will mix in what is expected to be a thriller Spencer should have very little trouble dis of Milford Friday nights games will see Ex National Park Grand Canyon and Boulder Dam etc The party also traveled to the foothills of Mt Whitney the high est peak in U S thence to thc lowest point below sea level in the 41 mixing with their county i and QM Dutch tournament foes Lake Park Spirit J Lake will see action for the first time Friday night meeting dan Trophies to be given to winning Class A and B teams in the sec Cleanser Products mines the Borax salt flats and many interesting can yons The parly also enjoyed the op presented by friends visiting the the actual tional meet are entirely different j B filming of a scene of the Sam Hous ton Man of Conquest now in course of production by the Re public corporation and a personal ing replaced by very attractive tro They consist of a walnut base on which stands a walnut a gold Broadcast by Al Jolson Martha party also visited P small gold Thursday Night Program Arnolds Park vs Everly Harris vs Terril Spencer vs Milford Friday Night 630 Excelsior vs Lake Park Winner Arnolds erly vs Winner 830 Spirit Lake vs Ocheyedan Winner vs Hartley Saturday Night Finals Class B Finals Class A FATHER OF ED GOODMAN DIED AT WINTERSET Ed Goodman and family return ed Saturday night after week at MRS ROY COX TO BE NEW Mrs Roy an accomplish home to the Turner house Mr and Mrs Albert Lighty and daughters of Lake Park have tak en an apartment at the Marion ho tel for the Mr Lighty is Slayton and Lakefield stores BIG SPECIAL HOUSE SALE AT SALES BARN FRIDAY Mr and Baker and The figures as given out are for the month of December and ness maker in Dickinson county for the month of January a and several surrounding counties j total of He later purchased the corner The Spencer district comprise now occupied by the First National the three counties Dickinson Clay Bank for a sum of and Buena Vista with branch Laker has announced plans for a big spe anu ivna nua Miia have moved from thc farm cial horse sale at the Sales Barn shop for his own business which ed musician and singer urid wife of town to the Don Stokes in Spirit Lake on Friday March 3 had been separated from the shoe the new Methodist preacher at t house It is expected that there will be Spirit Lake took over the The John Klesath family have close to 200 horses run through the makers business He sold his shop in 1905 and mov ed to Colorado whore he was a benefit claims doubled so that more than 20000 claims were by the Iowa Unemployment Compensation Commission during the month of December This heavy foreman for a short filing of claims continued during later he purchased January but has now dropped to night Her first program was voted Marion hotel Mr and Mrs burton will show a big string of time the best held yet by those Buckholz of Milford have j teams that have been and operated until 1927 what is about 350 per day attended Mrs Cox studied music and voice at the Morningside college conser of music and later studied voice under a teacher in Boston Mass She has been active in choir leadership and other community j leased the Warner place Farm Fred Assarson who has been liv moved west of F has of due to the number of c moved to the Clem Ferrie farm horses to be shown enterprises and has taught voice for h h this fan I At the sale on February 17 140 many years As leader of the park will horses were sold with buyers from monthly songfests Mrs Cox suei farm the Crowell piace vacated by Pennsylvania New York Wiscon Rev Robert J MacDanel I sin Minnesota Dakotas and other nn feed at Spencer for the past 90 now thc Schmidt Leather store In About 24 days following thc fil of the bigger horse February 1930 Mr pur ing of a claim a claimant may ex Iowa will have chased a shoe repair shop in Ar1 poet his first benefit check This is sale Park that ho operated for due to the requirement that a in several years clamant must serve a two weeks h former pastor of the Spirit Lake Presbyterian church At the Tuesday night sing the Milford township chorus gave two numbers Over the Summer Sea vaca who has lived on MISS JESSIE WOLCOTT SPOKE AT MISSIONARY SERVICE waiting period before the beginning of his first compensable week Benefit payments are now run ning per day or Fred Gruhn who has lived on the states On that day the tne church Houser farm east of Orleans has horse run through thc ring A mm pictures taken what is known as the quite a record for the market jn thc war chi One million dollars in benefits has been distributed since what is Known as inu nor wi vo John Hafer Sand Bar Beach farm which has operated only since shown Mrs Cox and hcr daughter a and has moved to the place Merle It is interesting to note the sang together Give Me Bohn who lived on the Sand Bar change in prices for earns Thy Heart by Verdi and The Anvil Chorus hn who on the Sand Bat change in prices from II Trovatore The chorus has the Guy Pang year as compared to those of 10Ja Jessie bcen invited to sing at thc wo onthe Templar park This is caused In the less demand ta mens conference banquet at the larm for horses due to thc over a million i Ucs nf Methodist church March 9 Wolcott gave a very ilk on the in China and her de NATURE AND CAMERA CLUB STUDYING ART OF PHOTOGRAPHY in Spirit Lake Kuc who was living on tractors that were sold in the Uniti to that work Miss the Dave Nelson 90 acre farm ed States last year Each of those has for china to rc Mr r i four A The Spirit Lake Nature Study and Camera club outlined prelim inary plans Monday night for an player The seal of and appropriate wording is on the I 1S in Los Angeles where the world problems are discussed from all angles and not by at all the least of the west coast attraction an Am ie Semple McPherson meeting During the evening Rev Mr lh t Lake has muv tractors replaced iv Cox took charge of the recreation paulsen 40 north of Tri throwing around G head of i j n nf u nj inn Introduced of horses out of work One team n Chma and No date for the RPV Cma has for cr at Fridays exhibit was set a LI i ivii i horses hcr work there A general exhibit of pictures and an exchange lead was taken and will be sent i of interesting ideas about cameras new games Rev Cox has for many which brought at Fridays exhibit Dr F L R Roberts one of the The San Fransico Exposition has the makings of a wonderful feature possibly about April but it is far from being completed on its open ing date All in all our western coast our most enjoyable in every way and we are most appreciative to everyone who made it possible MRS PARSONS AND MARY ENJOY STUDIO VISIT Mrs Orville Parsons and Mary 0 who are in Los Angeles Calif al w being called where Mary is attending a dancing by the death of his father school had a pleasant experience W H Goodman 77 Mr Goodman last week They were taken as fell about seven weeks ago break guests of Merle Potter ine his hip and later developed ic of the Minneapolis Minn Jour Mrs Goodman passed nal on a visit through the ix vears ago and a daughter sal studios 10 years ago He left to mourn They visited three different sets six children two girls including the one on which Deanna Durbin was working on the new picture Three Smart Girls Grow Up They also witnessed part o STRETCHER the filming of Family Nex Door in which Hugh Herbert and Vindicator and Quigley child star are Marie Mary was fortunate m get tv was in spite of ting Mr Herberts autograph ant her broken Wp and arm present at having her picture taken with 5E school teasers Mte u lu of Mr Potter for luncheon a stretcher and her the Universal studio cafe when who lived in Su sale would probably have brought years been in charge of the m Weinberg farm has moved near The next meeting will be Tues day March 28 at the Arnolds Park arK town 11113 ji in vy iv i BE OPENED IN SPIRIT LAKE of their many widely known bird au Miss Shirley Hotchkiss and Mrs j Red While and and naturalists will be m larch 28 at the Arnolds FarK who lived on I Miss Shrey a j Red While and orcs a hall Those who do attend of Hazel have leased the m f th of attendance The second day of the urge others to come it will be wholly Roy J Smith county chairman years Gamble store and will open a Ham BRED BERKSHIRE GILTS ting farm Carlyle Mitchell who this issue has farmed with his father Orville Fliss drove to Thornton Mitchell at Terril is moving to the lo the adjoining farm east lowa Wednesday where he attend farm and four boys ATTENDS MEETING ON at the court was carried up ond floor on a nurse remained with her Miss Helen Jeffrey went to Car roll Saturday being called there on many of the movie people lunching Mrs George Hix and daughter mother Mrs Tina Kay of Odebolt visited in the Gil 1 Tnr Jeffrey bert home Saturday pied by Emery Laudenslayer The just west of ed the Calara Farm Purebred Berk and Harry and have moved to his shire hog sale At that time he Of Forest City have moved farm across the road from chased for Lynn Fliss two pureto the Webber farm east of Spirit the place he formerly occupied red gilts which it is hoped will Lake and Elwood Gilbert who Martin Bol has moved 30 the start of a Purebred Berked on the place moved to the Flint Acres place just shire herd the first in Dickinson farm near Superior The Flint farm town to Iowa Tony Trier county At the sale Wednesday the was vacated by the Jay Weiler has moved from the Blue Lop sow sold to a California buyer who are operating a Gamble store i bird farm on Center lake to Rfd 3 for i Swea City j at Spencer Harry Arthurs have Mr Fliss was accompanied to phe Berg who have livi moved on the Bluebird farm and Thornton by his father Geo Fliss ed on the Ed Arthur 80 east of ROy Arthurs on the Harry Arthur and Chas Klett of Everly Earl town are moving to the old Vick place Miller and Garhardt Jensen place in Diamond Lake township I Chas McCormick of south I John Kuehl is moving to the Ed storm Lake has moved onto the Arthur 80 farm east of town formerly i H L Elkins is moving from thc pied by E G Sharp Mr Sharp J H Barton farm northeast of having moved to his new home ai RECEPTION BEING HELD MONDAY EVENING FOR REV AND MRS BUTLER pl Lakc tQ fl farm the highway Adolph of Milford John Karn of son who worked for Mr Sharp Rev and Mrs G F Butler will is moving to the Barton has taken the Baker place just has Tyler building just north of thc tomers to new locations session Saturday May 13 there nas Discounts of 20 30 and will be field trips for all who are are offered on every item in interested led by experts in that stock depending on the length of recreation time the particular item has been Monday night the club saw pic on the floor Many special bargains concerning the methods of even greater savings can making beautiful pictures and be had make this sale one of the about the value of the camera as best grounds for furniture bara hobby and a group of slides hunters ever to be offered in showing common Iowa birds fhe slides included many that made from films taken by Lee Smith of Spirit Lake and shown Rain this trade territory Leaves For Work In China Miss Jessie Wolcott left by him The bird slides to have cott drove to Sibley Tuesday after and a field taking her sister there where was set for March 19 she took the train to St Paul T Minn Miss Wolcott took the Ca RURAL FIRE PROTECTION Pacific from St Paul to Vancouver B C from where she sails on Saturday March 4 on the Empress of Asia for Shanghai China Miss Wolcott will spend a day in Shanghai before leaving by ASSOCIATION MEETING WITH WIDE APPROVAL R S reports that the Ru ral Fire Protection association is meeting with wide approval since bo honored at a reception Monday farm south of Spirit Lake evening March G at oclock Harry Hagedorn is moving from H E Rambow who lived on the in the parlors of the Presbyterian the Clyde Willard farm to an un Bradfield farm on Highways 9 and church improved quarter section in the 71 cast of town has moved to Ar Members of the church and all southeast corner of Center Grove Park where hc has leased thc those who would meet the Mr Hygedorn will move buildings Hammerlee greenhouse Lester new pastor and his wife are given onto the place i Smith who lived north of town special invitation to be present J H GralT of Sheldon has purI moved to the Chas Freed place A special program is being plan chased the half section farm in over the line in Minnesota ned at the close of which thc La Lakefield township just west 01 Jim Mitchell who has been on the dies League will serve refresh the Sioux river P E Ash farm east of Spirit Lake mov ments who lived on the place has moved ed to Arnolds Park train for Nanking taking in all the drive for members was started about 17 days for the trip Meeting The Dickinson County Sports mens club will hold a special meet ing Monday evening at in th Fred Barlow Insurance office un der the Barrett Billiard parlors This is a very important meet ing for local sportsmen and every member is urgently requested to be present Wednesday Solicitors for the asso have met with nearly 100 acceptance on their visits to farm houses in the community and feel that the success so far in the ven ture has more than exceeded their wishes Mr and Mrs Car Bruhn visited Sunday afternoon and evening at with Mrs Bruhns sis ter Mrs Merle Moller and family
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.