Page 1 of Mar 31 1920 Issue of Algona Upper Des Moines in Algona, Iowa

See the full image with a free trial.

Start for Free
Want a high-quality poster of this page? Add to Cart

Read an issue on 31 Mar 1920 in Algona, Iowa and find what was happening, who was there, and other important and exciting news from the times. You can also check out other issues in The Algona Upper Des Moines.

Browse Algona Upper Des Moines

How to Find What You Are Looking for on This Page

We use Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology to make the text on a newspaper image searchable. Below is the OCR data for 31 Mar 1920 Algona Upper Des Moines in Algona, Iowa. Because of the nature of the OCR technology, sometimes the language can appear to be nonsensical. The best way to see what’s on the page is to view the newspaper page.

Algona Upper Des Moines (Newspaper) - March 31, 1920, Algona, Iowa Des 44th tear the 38th year March politics a Kossuth general Good men announce candidacy for county Peterson for Backman and Paul Wille for county politics Are warming up and reral petitions Are now in circular Sev they Are All Good men and if elected will give the county splendid for Earl Peterson has his announce card in the county papers this for Peterson was in this he is a splendid Yonng Man in every Well qualified to Fin the he is an sem be having served in when his friends Learned that he was thinking seriously of entering the a Large number called at his fathers hardware he is employed As and asked to sign his nomination papers he is an experienced business just the fellow needed to look after the county business and we predict that he will have no opposition at either the primary or general for three men Are mentioned As Candi dates for the nomination of sheriff to succeed sheriff Moulds who declines to no As he expects to enter other George for a num Groina to George Platt highly pleased with Northwest foul country with splendid George Platt returned last week from a trip he visited num Erous places in Missouri and also in he spent some time a Rogers in the Northwest part of the state and is quite enthusiastic Over that it is a great Fri principally land is High and acreage near town that is in fruit Sells As High As an acre farm land Sells at from to according to the Many Northern men have located in this Sec Tion and thousands of land seekers Are flocking the climate is Good and the Post card pictures brought Back by Platt would indicate that it is a progressive he does not expect to move until about june Hagg Post is Active appoint committees to arrange for decoration Day Alfred a Retensky elected Post ath Letic director to have charge of athletic Bers of years the efficient marshal of announces his candidacy this Hackman will make a Good sheriff if he has lived All of there was held a special meeting of Sugg Post on wednesday Larch at the club at this meeting preliminary arrangements were made for taking care of the decoration Day ceremonies and the following committees were appointed Marion Church and Elmer Fred Ralph Ballard and Eugene Mccormick and Roy Post Matt several important topics were Dis cussed informally at some the most important being extra compensation for exse vice men and military training and the problem of j teaching it will be the policy of the local Post to ascertain the ideas of the various political can sheriff if elected and dilates in this Section and inform the his life in this county and Kis experience during the past few years Quali Hin for this Paul lies fee present Deputy is Alao a Wille Haa been in the office since pfc Moulds has Sher Iff and has made numerous friends who will support his he is a splendid fellow and if elected will make a number one George Platt is also mentioned As a candidate and is thinking seriously of entering the George would Alao make a Irving onto Boom fort Dodge capitalists buy nearly thousand acres gravel will develops gravel pits and ship to other to be big Home from the Beautiful Little Village of Irv situated on the cast Hank of the pcs Monea is promised a real a great Industry will be established there this year in the dig Ging and washing of extensive gravel Beds Are located along the River in that locality and much of the gravel used on this division of the Northwestern was taken out of a Large pit just South of the fort Dodge capitalists have taken up the proposition and through crore and Charles Reilly purchased nearly a thousand acres of land in that the transactions have Cost them Over the fort Dodge company is headed by Henry a very wealthy and several other monies citizens of that City Are they have Pur chased the Cook 214 acres just this Side of the Fiaher Bridge at from Zorater 131 acres at from John Marso 160 acres at from Lee 236 acres at and from Butterfield 135 acres Many Alcona store Nett if onto Algona Well de fat Iowa a Large number of our College find University students spent several Days this week visiting with the Home Algona is Well represented at loft City and among those who were Here until monday evening were Hester Casslo Ito finn Fred George Mack Edgar Kelph Diane Joel Honaew Harlem Earl Momyer and Art the last named did not re turn and hop Morgan and will to Haert sen did not come is killed at Tonpea committee Dickinson appointed member to formulate peace thinks Only will me Menefi Towl by to for David Parsons struck by trolly car yesterday and former Algona a brother to conveyed Dave a former Algona at these purchases amounted boy and for a number of years engage to Crose and Reiley were at Omaha last week in an of Ort to Purchase the pit formerly used de in the drug business Hera with his the sate Parsons and his brother Asa is a message waa y the there is an Inex received by Shackelford from Haus Tible Supply of gravel in this Parsons stating that Dave had Cahty and the firm proposes to build been struck by a trolley car at 5 o a Plant for digging and washing the clock and died at will mean much to Irvington and Al Sase was 3ent Eady there is talk of establishing a where Parsons has been engaged and perhaps other Many in the drag business for a number of men will be needed for this work and rom ton will need More As Fie Isa brother to perhaps Twentyfive or More families shekel Ferdand leaves a widow and will want to move two numerous of a friends Are urging Tea to get foe two candidates for supervisor from this District Are also being talked members that they May vote Intelli the american legion recognizes the fact that to be 100 per cent american one must be 100 per cent by a unanimous vote the local Post Wii Fiat Xiuyu j Paul Serfaas a land owner and a Man voted to endorse the petition signed by pays taiga a being urged by Hia the Spatera and Daugh i m it a pm sin it cd who moved Fonn is farm in Plum Creek last fall is Alao being mentioned on the aay one of the me mentioned would make Good officers and considerable interest a being shown by friends of tera of the members of the american legion in Algona and Alfred Kresensky was elected ath Lete officer and he is already plan Ning on Aonie athletic shows in the near any wrestlers j 1 the various which Means or baseball players Desmong to be 4 Lively booked will do Well to get m touch Elerk of the with county and county have held but one term and it is almost certain till have opposition for reelection they Are All Good efficient officers Geraldine Farrar to appear in 9tnk flame of the Well liked by the it is Al so probable that county attorney Quarton and Coroner Laird be candidates to succeed them a one appears to care to enter the Large hog Swain pay for Daing picture at the Call flame of the the latest Goldwyn picture starring Geraldine Farrar and Lou will be seen at the Call theater april romantic love Appeal and political intrigue form the basis of this remarkable the egyptian desert people invoke the curse of Allah against foreign infidels and plot to toe Jersey hog at Garner last overthrow British Rale in an uprising of the has Hason City times perhaps the Lar been suspected and for years Sheik Essad Lou Tellegen m reality i British army Haa lived among the people of the Sahara and Learned of their in London at the Vic tory he weets lady Isabella Channing Geraldine a great love theme is at once developed and when Romance is carried to lady Isabella is tormented by the dictates of her heart and her Pride of As the plot the keen faculties of Sheik the sup posed Are called into play in defending his government and even before his real identity is the woman he loves is called upon to prove the real Depths of her feeling for regardless of hog Deal Ever transacted in county took place in Garner last when Olson disposed of f famous Pathfinder Pioneer to Aina or at a Price at the same time he sold firm nine Iowa at individual Pathfinder Pioneer was of the finest of the Duroc purchased last fall from Bishop of new Only eleven months old he stood in Sale Yawt congregational ladies Aid will meeting at thet Church thurs they will Good condition at Auto driven 1250 philosophy of Hiram hayseed friends Bill and Side Hickory 13 the Pluck of the that shows up f k3 of Ngin Mund on the North 3ide of the Corn the that keeps right on a Ingon while it and the deter that goes on building his nest in your eaves out no matter How Many times you dig it speaking of i have been watching pm for quite a Ever m a while i would run onto a Good one an thinks i this birr is a a Rara As inn Harrington would one time i had Archie Hutch a Nail and whacked his i t s instead of say like Moat Feller would of after be took the thumb out of his he got the Arnica bottle and a rag and went to twin it and while he was Workin at it he began to sing this Little song theres a Silvery lining to every dark Cloud though my thumb Haa been i have cause to feel proud though its turned Black and yellow and Eureka i hit the Nail Square on tie head but after Charlie Murtaghh experience the time he went Down to Chi Cago to see the first air plane that Ever flew Over the i give him the title for the time Charlie was up on top of a ten Story watch in the and fell but he was so blamed cheerful about it that he hollers out to the folks Lookin out of the Winders in every Story that he in All right and i guess his optimism must of helped him for he lit on top of a Load of Hay and want Hurt just Peterson is Holdin the and the Feller that takes it away from him will have to be some Pete noticed his hair beginning to come out a Little and he goes Over to Bob James and asked 1or am thin to Stop Bob says you i got the dope right it is called padd Yre Skya compound extract of Maidenhair Fern and Leeome i had some trouble that Way and used just Loo kit Here at this list of names of men who have used it successfully there was Collie Lafe Henry Lindsay and a lot Pete was convinced and bought two and started when he got to the he come and Here is where his optimism cropped he says say i guess id better have a comb and hair and save comin he goes Over to his studio and rubs the stuff on and then Seta Down before a Lookin Glass to watch for things to and while he was he scribbled this rhyme let me sing of a Grace with a Sweet winsome face and a song which no tyrant can still with the laugh of a with a heart and a smile like the Sun on a her step a As Light As the dewdrops of and her breath Sweet As roses that Ope when their love has been won by the kiss of the nun i would sing of that Sweet when the Bird seeks his at the prompting of there is passionate love in his breast but tis Hope fills his heart with Enn Sumate he entwined the rude twigs in a nest lit by in the grim Solitude of does the Gold Miner and the Sailor clings fast to the tempest tossed buoyed up by the Sweet voice of Neer was planted a nor performed mighty but to Lyric of Hope it was done never edifice High lifted dome to the but Hope and straight twas with Hope lying would have courage to tread earths dark mane and with lifes problems Dainty Weaver of dreams spun from misty Eer abide my Sweet Frank Seiler heard somebody say that the hairs of our head Are num 1 s o pm and he pulled out leokin1 for the numbers on and John Peterson said Hewitt like to know where he could get a few Back City clerk Powell is Gettin to be quite a the other Day he says to i understand that Lionel Lamb has lost Hagood name since he went to live in the How Coine says t he had it engraved on the handle of umbrella which b forgot on the Street Rayef yours without Tram congressman Dickinson in writing this office the other Day in re to some Garden seeds has con to any of Public and we print below a portion of his As follows March Garden seed Are for distribution among people who Are disposed to re Duce the High Cost of living by producing a Large Garden and for this reason i am requesting the depart ment of agriculture to Forward you an if you feel that you cannot we them you can Divide them with the boys Iri Tho office awl throw a few packages Over the Fence to there is to great demand at the present time for the peace status to be restored in the United states in View of the fact that the Senate and the president Are unable to agree upon the terms of the it is incumbent upon the legislative Branch of our government to provide a plan to restore with a View of bringing this the chairman of committee on foreign affairs has appointed a of which i am a and we have been work ing the past week in formulating a Resolution which will be presented for the above this Resolution will declare that the state of War which has heretofore existed Between the United states and Germany is found to be at an end we believe this is constitutional for the reason that does not infringe upon the right of the president to negotiate a treaty of peace Andin View of the fact that Congress has the right under the Constitution to provide for the Genera welfare of the United i am convinced that this Resolution will stand the test of the thin Resolution will have a further effect in terminating All War Legisla Tion which has been a serious Handi Cap to Many industries and in my brings about More of the unrest than the fact that a treaty has not been the people Are anxious to conduct their own business without government interference and without making so Many reports to so Many officers who Are continuing their wartime duties after the necessity has ceased to this Resolution will be reported to the House next week and will receive the unanimous support of the republicans in the House and a majority of the democrats will vote for the it will be claimed by the opponents of this measure that it is an Effort in an indirect Way to provide a method of terminating contrary to the in my this position cannot be maintained and when the peace making machinery in a democratic form of government fails to some solution must be found this condition has been brought about by the disagree ment Between the president and the Senate and was rendered hopeless when president Wilson wrote across the face of the Compromise Reserva Tion offered for article not a and returned it to the the by Means of his was Able to hold sufficient senators in line so that their together with the vote of their Recone liable among the insured the defeat of the it appears to me that it is the duty of the american people in the next election to elect a president who can work double and1 for this reason j favor a midwestern Man for i find that the easterner is More extreme in his views in every Way than the West Erner and that a Westerner can adjust Hia plans to unexpected conditions As problems confront for this i have been very favourable to the candidacy of Lowden and expressed myself the other Day in the following language a have Hoover sized for four years in food to make the Supply equal the demand us Lowden Iise for four years in finances and make the receipts equal the it seems to me that with the re turn of the railroads to the private owners and with a renewed Effort on their part to secure additional equip ment so that efficient a Ivice can be assured and the repeal of the War time which Haa been Auch serious Handicap to every line of business will assist a great Deal in Oyer Emirto the preset if the Good people can satisfy them selves that extravagance is not a plea sure and Idle profiteer became Fin aged in a More legitimate business and every one adopts the Rale of do it of tilt Fqy and a will Vataj the women May of await of Nett Wuh flight of it raft who fire Este i if women stiff nge awaited fast few to report the stale of Delaware which to vote to the equal Imeln Wetre Wirt Lotf fhe required of states the Bill it part of Tho Federal to is that this Wotila top women of Lowa that right fat the primary nil Well its the general Feie vote has delayed in Delaware by the fear that Cha Regis Latnrop will vote suf Frage and Flat our Brainy Tometi May not but Able to vote this in District court numerous probate cases ars Are strand do in Law abiding divorces judge Coy left convened the March term of the Kossuth county District court numerous probate and equity cases were disposed of by the two divorces were Grant ed1 Sylvia Nuison i nut son and Mabel Evans Arthur the grand jury c6nvened with Palmer As clerk but they found nothing to do in this Law Abid ing Community and judge Coyle Dis missed them the Petit jury will not be called until next tues the dates for hearings on naturalisation Are fixed for that fifth Days of the second and third terms of each at 9 Oclock this is the second term and these hearings will take place next the Crim Inal cases listed in the bar docket Are state Kent threatening to commit a Public offence state Petty state violation of motor vehicle Law state Charles grand state Frank threatening to commit a Public two other divorce cases will probably come up this Feinma of filled Aaron killer and Marie Williams Ewen was arrested at Ruthven yesterday and this morning Deputy sheriff Wille went after Rte is charged with having issued a Draffe with no funds in the Ida May Danner of la Verne was committed to the girls Industrial school lit girls glee club Cornell College girls to give Civ Cert april 5th at Metho dist the Cornell College girls glee club will appear in concert at the Metho dist Church monday april the entertainment will be under the auspices of the Centenary class of the methodist this concert should be of More than usual interest to Algona people As Kate a Jav nor at a business Man Ager of the the club is made up of Twenty four each of whom passed a rigid examination before admission into the a talented group Lias been the result and adj pea races of the club this year near Cornell have received much enthusiastic the miss Anne is a member of the Cor Nell College and a Solo iat of recognized the program to be Given promises to be an extremely interesting and varied the music Rangs from higher musical compositions Down to the simple old time melodies which everyone a feature of the program will be the minuet Colon Ial songs in full colonial so readings and quartet selections Al so form a part of the enter the clubs itinerary consists of seven pro Ghiaia to be Given at Ujj Mason

See the full image with a free trial.

Start for Free
Want a high-quality poster of this page? Add to Cart

Search All Newspapers in Algona, Iowa

Advanced Search

Search Courier

Search the Algona Upper Des Moines Today with a Free Trial

We want people to find what they are looking for at NewspaperArchive. We are confident that we have the newspapers that will increase the value of your family history or other historical research. With our 7-day free trial, you can view the documents you find for free.

Not Finding What You Were Looking for on This Page of The Algona Upper Des Moines?

People find the most success using advanced search. Try plugging in keywords, names, dates, and locations, and get matched with results from the entire collection of newspapers at NewspaperArchive!

Looking Courier

Browse Newspapers

You can also successfully find newspapers by these browse options. Explore our archives on your own!

By Location

By Location

Browse by location and discover newspapers from all across the world.

Browse by Location
By Date

By Date

Browse by date and find publications for a specific day or era.

Browse by Date
By Publication

By Publication

Browse old newspaper publications to find specific newspapers.

Browse by Publication