Estherville Democrat

April 13, 1927

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Issue date: Wednesday, April 13, 1927

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Pages 1 - 8 of the Estherville Democrat April 13, 1927.

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Estherville Democrat (Newspaper) - April 13, 1927, Estherville, Iowa DEMOCRA1 EMMET COUNTYS GREATEST NEWSPAPER VOLUME XXXIX EMMET APRIL 1927 Si THE SPECTATOR r LIFE FOR the past few days has feeen one round of wet or bent waveless rotten and no One of the towns brighter residents told us this morn Ing that If It got any the flsh leave river en flnd It easier to navigate in the air THAT Isnt the worst of Water has killed more people than We have not the exact sta tistics at but If It be our first Estherville DeMolays Rate Second in United States Local Chapter Beaten Only By Denver in Record of Activities Will Hold District Conclave Here in June we will commence with Plood the MOST MEN think the only place they have to be polite to their wives Is before the public gaze in a hotel dining BUT HERES one on your side men Many perfectly good husbands liave been drowned In three months canned soup AFTER the only place you live a happy life is inside you In and so we print this little poem clipped from an exchange Youre Wealthy Dont worry Just because youre poor If you were rich youd worry Thats certain You get your three square meals a day You couldnt eat more hurtln Dont think the fates have been un kind Theres many a millionaire youll Theres lots of men with socalled means Whod like to wear your old blue Thout You fellows In your working clothes Can shake em when the whistle f The boss with dollars to your dime You bet hes working And Theres them that would give up every If they could stand up strong like And Youve got your children aad your wife Youre and happiness and The honor of being rated second in competition with all other chapters in the United States for the Found ers Trophy Banner has been won by the local Charles chapter of De according to u letter from Roy di rector of program and The Estherville De Molays were beaten only by the which rated Minneapolis and El Paso tied for third This contest was one which took in records of chapter percent age In membership and attend ance of Established in the Estherville chapter j now has 92 In addition win ning second place in the United the local De Molays also won the Founders Trophy for the Jurisdic tion of Iowa awarded by the Grand Council at its seventh annual session on March 21 and Individual honors which have come to local members is the Legion of Honor degree which will be conferred on William Bale and Jones honorary Few De Mo lays ever attain this the high est in the and it comes in rec ognition of service and The honors will be conferred by Judge Hubert Utterback of Des deputy in at the dis trict conclave to be held here on June when eight chapters of northwest Iowa will gather for a day of recreation and fellowship togeth Three Hurt in Car Accident KIRBY FILES PETITION FOR BANKRUPTCY HERE Liabilities of Former Bank Presi dent Are Listed at No Available Assets Osher Hudson Collides With Nash Driven by Iner Christenson Inability to see clearly from rain was probaly the cause of an auto accident which occurred at the cor ner of Hayes and Ninth streets about midnight last when the driven by Iner crashed into the Hudson Super Six of and Nels Osher of Wal Osher suffered a cut over her left Iner Christeasen a fractured arm and head and Elwin Bring the other occupant of the Chris tensen a bruised side and The Christiansen car was going east on Hayes street and the Osher car south on Ninth when the acci dent Both cars were some what Christensen was taken to a local where hig fracture was A petition of bankruptcy for former president of the de funct First National Bank was flled with the clerk of district court last The petition lists Kirbys liabilities at The hearing will be held in the Federal Court in Algona in about three although the exact date has not yet been There is noth ing available to be listed as according to Crowell of Algo referee in Blazer Heads Womans Club Here Youre Swat Ma and Grandma Fly If Permitted to They May Soon Have a Thousand Offsprings One fly buzzing house now may be around in the the mother or Will Succeed Klocow in Office Attend Election WITH BARTER coming we feel we Bhoula love our enemies and do good to theta that hate Only trouble he wont let us f The Estherville Auto PaJnt and Top Shop la moving to west Lincoln Just east of Crawfords according to announcement by Oeorge HOODOO DRAWS CROWD IN SPITE OP BAD WEATHER The the three act play put on by the students of the Emmet high school last Friday drew a good crowd and off unusually Impassable roads did pot keep an audience and each of the cast performed In a creditable Is due to Miss Ruth who directed the Ar rangements may be made to repeat It sometime later when the weather Is more Taalkeus Blank gave two readings between which were well re grandmother of over a thousand such pests before the season is well says professor of zoology and Iowa State A fly swatter used freely now in the homes and the schools to kill those flies that lived over the winter will do away with much of the fly problem later in the he Some house fly eggs laid in the fall do not hatch until the following but in the moist days of summer a generation can be produced in 10 according to Two good reasons for getting rid of the house fly are that it spreads typhoid fever and summer Since typhoid Is fairly well under control In this the latter is of greater importance and is a bigger reason for getting rid of the in House flies breed almost altogeth er in horse the best means of controlling the peats is through a continued use of the ma nure but if at times the ma nure cannot be pile it in a stralghtsided Good screens on the house keeping food under cover will afford protec tion against the flies which are pro duced in spite of the control Taalkeus Blank Will Go to State Contest at Toledo Taalkeus son of and Ralph a junior in the lo cal high will go to Toledo next Friday to take part In the state declamatory contest which will be held at the Wieting theatre He will read Levinsky at the Taalkeus will be one of 13 speak ers from 13 high and won the honor of competing by winning first place in the humgrous division of a series of culminating in the Northwest Iowa district meet held in Emmetsburg last He will be the only boy in the humorous The towns to be represented are Humboldt and Es In the oratorical division are Charles Thomas Lawrence Wiesner and John Clark Miss Verna Miss Katherine Miss Carma Miss Helen McCullough and Miss McClaskey Miss Le ona Miss Laveeta Miss Anna Finn and Taalkus Blazer was elected president of the Estherville Womans Club Tuesday afternoon at a genera meeting of the organization held in the Methodist Blazer will succeed Klocow in the and has always been ac tive in club work Nathanson was chosen first vice president Daw second vice president A recording secretary Fred corresponding sec retary treasur er and audi The women gave a rising vote o thanks to Klocow and her of fleers and committee chairman fo their effjcient work during the pas In spite of the rainy weather about 50 women gathered for th The losing side in the re cent membership captalne by Sam served a love ly supper to the winners and new The tables looked spring like with yellow and Buttermakers Banquet Will Be Big Affair Here on April 21st Juniors to Give Adam and Eva Clever Three Act Comedy to Be Presented at The Grand on Tuesday o Estherville will be a garden of right here at home Only for one night April The Junior Class Adam and Eva Is to be given at the Grand Theatre on that If you are feeling blue youll feel as cblppor as a robin in the cherry if you are feeling fine youll feel finer when you because Adam and Eva is just one sidesplitting laugh after Come and see the troubles of the father of an ex travagant family on Bill How docs he solve the problem Just come and Does Adam Smith have a disillu sioned idea of the American home Are Scotch Lords thickheaded Do fond and invalid uncles extend their weekend visits to fifteen years All will be solved in Adam and Eva and just a the first Adam was nt the last who has met his fate in an And when you see the competent cast youll not miss the Junior Play Shillings of Northfleld Wilt Be the Speaker of the Evening Expect About 400 to Attend for James King Coriathia Here it is Paul Gray Marlon Ruth Mahlum Clinton De Witt Julie De Witt Aunt Abby Rocker Eva King Delameter Horace Pilgrim Adam Smith Lord Andrew Porter Heneman Winifred Jaggs Katherine Blazer Myrtle Waters Louis Obye Joe Buckley Merril Meadows Leslee Waldee All plans are complete for the ban quet of the Iowa Butterniakers as sociation to be held in the George Gruwell Garage on Thursday even April as the closing event of he one day meeting of the associa tion Those who are expecting to his banquet must make reservation not later than April All members of the Chamber of Com nerce and their wives are especially urged to attend and any other citi zens of Estherville and surrounding community who would like to as this will be an educational feat are and a general good time for every Shillings Is Speaker Shillings of is to be the principal of the a man of national reputation aim has the happy faculty of keeping his au dience interested in his those who have heard him are unan imous in their praise of The community has been fortun ate in obtaining an able toastmaster in for the who promises to give many good The banquet promises to be a most enjoyable and a treat which the public cannot afford to Below is the program as ar ranged by the committee Program America Audience Invocation The Davies Address of Welcome Estherville Property men include Lila Verne Robert Lilian Arnold Helen and Lester Taalkeus Blank is business JUNIOR COIJLEGE NOTES Margaret a former college student here who is now attending visited the Junior College Plans are being made for a Junior Seventh Grade Will Hold Declam Contest The Seventh Grade of the city schools are planning a declamatory contest which will be held Plan InterClass Track Meet Here The initial track meet of the sea the interclass will be held on two days next Tuesday and instead of on Friday of this as was originally intend The unfavorable weather neces sitated the change in In order that every boy who wants to go out for track work may have ample opportunity to Coach Selmer Storby is planning to hold all the field events on and the next running events It Is Thursday afternoon in the expected that about 40 athletes will Farm Family Spends What does it cost the average Iowa family to live for one year How much of this living is provided by the farm and how much of it must be bought from the town dealer In order to answer these questions the home economics Iowa State College recently conducted to survey in several Iowa communities to secure Information useful for home expense In this study of 212 farm it was found that each family spent an ay Response State erage of for and Of this clothing High assembly beginning at part in the which Is While the judges are to arouse interest in track making their a short mus work and to discover ability In the ical program will be The programs on in the contest follow Aunt Reany at the Qulltin Dorothy Gee various Ribbons will be awarded to the The big track event of the season will be the Lakes Conference meet to be held here on May When the Junior College spon sored the The Black the etudent body was divided into groups to see which side could sell the most losing side will a party for the winners on Ap ril JOHNHHORSE WINS FIRST f m ORIGINAL ORATORY MEET tohn Morse won first place in the original oratory contest held at the high school Edward Krah mer took aad Anita Hoults Other speakers were Johu Vera Jean and Grace The judges were Miss Mc Miss and JACK EDGE ENTERTAINED AT BIRTHDAY PARTY In honor of her husbands birthday Jack Edge will entertain a group of friends at a bridge party at the Edge home this Captain 80 Years Dies in Louis Word has been received here of the death of Captain Albert Downing which occurred last Friday evening in Captain who was past 80 years a well known resident of and left here last summer to make his Home in a milder His Charles Wer deceived word of Captain Down ings serious illness last Thursday She left here Friday morn but arrived after her fathers Werling has only recent ly returned to Estherville after hav ing spent the waiter with her Spencer Man Buys Walker Stock Here for The stock and fixtures of the Walk er Motor here were sold last Sat urday in a sheriffs auction sale to Cunningham of Spencer for thfe only bid The stock was evaluated at A good crowd atended the Cunningham is disposing of as much of the stock as possible and will probably take the rest to where he is the Ford The Walker Company was closed here about two months At the Soda Fountain LeRoy Aalborg Letter f rom laat year8 track work include dash man distance runner high jumper half mller and Dolores Saves Her Father Lois Hemphill Anne of Green Gables Glenis Klocow At the Country Store Almiry Ann Sockerys Kat Alice Dawson Ruth Rogers Katherine Blank Part Panther or Something Dad Says So Anyhow Edith Orton Irma Philpott Pa Catches a Chicken Francis Hurst Tommy Stearns at the Library Jim Fentons Wedding Betty Blazer Madilin Bryan Italians View on the Labor Ques tion Story of Dad Says So Anyhow Leo Stoffel Inez Jackuian Merton Jackman was furnished by the farm and was Of the furnished by the was for was for rent and the remainder was Hated as home operation In esti mating the rent Item was charg ed at 10 per cent of the value of the home Secretary Association Music Estherville Orchestra Community Singing Under Direction of Rudnick of Humorous Selection Taalkeua Estherville High Music Male Quartette Martin Art Clarence Nsgt Address Northfleld Community Singing Presentation of ftiedals by The Estheryille High School Or chestra will furnish dur ing the The Cherry of Cedar Rapids will award the prices in the cream scoring contest to be held in connection with the First Trust Checks Will Arrive Soon Depositors of Local Bank Receive 15 Per Cent Dividend Will JUNIOR COLLEGE SPONSOR ORATORY MEET The Junior here is spon soring an Invitation oratory and dis cussion meet to be held In the high school assembly this Friday The topic will be the farm and representatives from the follow ing schools will take part Rock Fort Dodge and Ed Krahmer and John Morse will speak for the local Admis sion to the affair will be 15 and 25 Because of an unusual volume of the state banking department has not yet issued the checks for 15 ier cent dividend declared last week jy the First Trust and Savings jut they arp expected almost any according to George The amount of the dividend aggre gates close to and every thing that can be done here has been As soon as the checks they will bepaid to The Estherville State Bank also recently declared a dividend which will amount to and it is ex pected that the Iowa Savings Bank will one sometime in the near College Choir Gives Concert Here A packed auditorium greeted the Morningside College Chapel Choir here Monday evening when this or ganization presented a concert at the Methodist A mixed chorus of 60 voices under the direction of Paul MacCollln sang unaccompanied the master works of sacred choral i The choir is one standingmusici Mornlugside son of and H is a member of the dition to providing regular chapel the school the chj annual concert The program given evening was the folio Churches Plan Lovely Music For faster Morning Services more of has been pragnyu for the past few wad to sjiite of our great desire tor and blooming the rather map 4 MORE min and Meyer of Williams ac cepted a position as pharmacist in the Estherville Drug Rala may ruin the first public ap pearance of that lovely Easter bon and cold may discourage the wearing of that equally enchanting new spring but at any the weather will have nothing to do with the lovely Easter music being plan ned for Sunday ia the Steady every church iu town has spe cial music of some sort Ou Easter 55 singers will take part in a cantata at the Methodist Our Living Speciul solo parts will be taken by Miss Ruth Miss Ruth Jack Erick uud Albert Meyer began his duties Tuesday city returned to tbte jiday evening from Rockford he haa been with Cruclflxus This is Antonio Sight that Cfrueger I Wrestle and Pray Bach What Christ Said Lutkta Upon the Day of Judgment Norden Nunc Dimmittis A Gretchaninoa How They So Softly Rest WlUaa Dont Be Weary Traveller The New Dawn Dett Forsyte Life Everlasting is the name of the beautiful cantata by Pet rie which will be presented at the Presbyterian church both morning and evening nfext The spe son and EdBroms Maa the Ed aad Miss Pearl Reidesal Morse and Miss Cheryl Lambert and Miss Katherine Rhodes will sing a beautiful Good Friday will be observed at the Grace Episcopal church with the usual three hours Words Upon the Cross beginning at A cordial welcome has been extended to everyone to come to part or all of this and it will be permissi ble for people to come or leave at At the Estherville Lutheran church a double quartet of mixed voices will sing The Lord to Risen Again during the morning and in the evening a choir of 40 voices will sing the Hoaau Emmet County Will Be Represented in Register Contest If the sun sends forth even a glimmer between now and Thursday Emmet County will have a representative in the Dea Moiaes Register state spelling contest to be held in Dea Moiues The con stant rains of the jmst few days have made it necessary for Miss Marie county superintendent or schools who is ia charge of the local to postpone it several If the weather clears up at urrangemeuta have been made to hold It in Armstrong time It is expected that one from each school in the county will tak4 part if it is possible for them to gettipver the roads to H Wtnaer of the contest which Psalm 50 Melius Maestoso cou luoto The Mighty God Hath Spokea Andante Offer unto God the Sacrifice of Thanksgiving Allegro Whoso Oftereth The other churches of the town clal parts a be rendered by the have also arranged appropriate EUkft solwsta Albertmr services for text I I f The Blacjc unidentified touched Drawers aud furniture b iug much WAS will be an oral will no to Dea Molaea I J Wv J la i where she vacation with her k I Prowlers Ransack Three Residences Last Monday uight while moat Of the town waa seeing 1iraU ut the wKis entered three homes and utter ransacking them to a considerable left taking anything of homes were those of George and Thai the thieves were not money aloue was evidenced In tact that in one of the housea lett a gold pin with a which was out iu plain ;