. -'.' : '"'--'"•..,.'•'•.'' •'•'••''.•'•'-' •- ' • - ,. ' , " • • •'. '- -• • i " '- ' . ' •* Igona Upper Des Moines Second Section Mar. 19,1948 chools Enter Iowa Essay Contest ARIZES OFFERED IN ENTENNIALYEAR lOOSTER PROGRAM *'• i. 'fo better acquaint lowans with Rhe uftllmlted industrial, educa-. tional, cultural, agricutural, recreational, and future living ad- Vantages that Iowa offers, Mr. A., BY LaUritzen, superintendent of Kossuth county public schools, today announced plans for an essay contest oh "Iowa," to be conducted through all Iowa public . schools and parochial high schools, during' March. "The essay contest," Mr. Laur-. itzen said, "is to bc~-sponsored by the Iowa Development Comfnis- ; sion, in cooperation with the State, Department of Public Instruction. The Development Commission is a recently organized state department, created by .the last legisla-' lure to publicize Iowa." Two Titles Suggested. County Superintendent Lauritzen stated that the essay will 'be built around two titles suggested by the Development Commission: No. 1, 'Iowa—The State of Greater Opportunities;" No. 2, "'Iowa— The Best State in Which to Live, Work and Prosper." However, contestants are not required to use the suggested titles .'but may formulate one of their own. "The essay contest," he continued, "will be limited to 1500 words' and all high ^school students in such grades as 9, 10 11, and 12 are eligible to compete. The state has. been divided into seven districts, and the essay contest is to be conducted on a state winner basis, be-' ginning at the county level, to the, district level, then to the state." • 5600 in Cash Prizes. ^ As an inducement for students to enter the -contest, Mr. Lauritzen added that the Development Commission is offering fifteen cash prizes, totalling $600. There arc to be seven district first prizes of. $35 each, seven district second prizes of $15 each and one state prize of $250, for the best overall, essay selected by the judges. In. addition to the cash prizes, a largo; state flag will be awarded to eachj of the high -schools from which the district ufinnors^are selected. Merchants arid civic'organizations will be encouraged to offer local prizes. According to Rodney Q. Selby, Iowa Development Commission director, "recent surveys have shown that very little has ever been done to inform the people "of Iowa about their own state, and^only by giving s loWa/hbpe to coritifiiie, io'igr'dw: in- ; •. dustfially, agricultui'aiiy; and-prbS- per. This statewidejeslsay. Contest," Mr. Selby concluded,'"has unlimited educational and informational merit .for all the people of Iowa". County,.district and state judges for the contest will be-announccd at a later date. County judges are Beth Annis, Mrs,'Inez Wolf and Airs. Wm. E. Weimer, the latter of Ledyardl . 13 Attend Fenton Woman's Club Meet j Fenton: The Fenton Woman's blub was entertained at the home' of Mrs. Elmer' Woisbrod Tuesday aftcrnobnr with Mrs/Ernest I^uskc as assisting hostess. Thirteen members and three visitors answered- roll call; Mrs. >W. Laage gave an inter-' eating review of the book "Song of Years," by Bess Streeter Aidrich. Mrs. Schwartz conducted the surprise. Manager Visits Here Floyd Saunders, manager of the Kenendy, & Parsons Co, branch at Fort Dodge, and also manager of the branch in Algona, was a visitor here last Thursday, He formerly lived here until, opening of. the Fort D.odge branch made it necessary for him to move there. Quitm Brother* At Lone Rock Return Lone Rock: TAVO brothers Staff Sargeant iKyrwood and T*6 Wil* lard Quinn, sons of -Mr. and Mfs. Jack Quinn, arc both -Kdihe and discharged from the army. Wll- lard arrived Tuesday after -being discharged 'on Monday after 3 years and 1 'month in service, 27 month overseas of which was spent in India. Krywood arrived Friday after being discharged on Thursday after 2 years and 9 months in service, 17 months of which was spent overseas in Germany and Europe. ELEVATOR MEN IN MEETING AT BURT Hurt: Thursday evening a group- of managers of Farmers' Elevators had dinner and an informal discussion meeting at the Marvin hotel. . Managers from Fenton, Lone Rock/ Ringsted, Haifa, Whittdmore, Hobftrton, Woden, Thompson, ,RakC, Buffalo Center, and Hurt : wefe present. '• ' , Fortnighlly Club . ; • ; The Fortnightly club inet Friday afternoon • with Mrs. G. H. MeMulleh, .The E. P. Fredrick- sons and C. W. Reynolds were Friday evening supper guests at the McMullen home. Postmaster a Grandfather Postmaster and Mrs. It. J. Smith are grandparents since Monday, March 11, when a son Robert L. Jr. was born to Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Jensen of Graettingcr at' the .Estherville hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Smith went over Tuesday afternoon to see the new grandchild and also spent the weekend at Gracttin-. ger and Estherville. They were : Sunday dinner guests at the C. A. Jensen home at Gracttinger. . Mrs. R. f. Hawcott spent Monday afternoon at the P. N. Sarchet home. , Beverly Larson and Larry Hinckcy are among the recent chicken pox victims. Little Marlys, baby daughter of Mr.'.and-Mrs. Harry Curtis Jr. is ill with the,measles. lylr. and ,Mfs. : Ftank . Gcigel, : Algoha, spent last Tuesday .at the-'.W. T.J.Kennedy home. The W. S, C. S,. Mission Study class will meet at Mrs. G. H. McMullen's Wednesday afternoon, March 20. Mrs. W. B. Officer will give the lesson. The Vcrnel Hardgroves moved to their new home In Algona Friday. The Leonard Lovstads are moving into the house they vacated, which they bought. Mrs. Paul Moore returned last week Tuesday from Bode, where she had spent a few days at the home of her daughter, Mrs, Leonard Schmidt., Mrs. Schmidt brought her home. Mrs. Merwyn' Bahling and son came last Tuesday from Lohr- villc for a visit with Mctwyn's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bahling, who had been very sick, was much better the past week. Joyce Graves, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jay D. Graham, was among the 11 students to be named on .the Honor Roll for the winter quarter released at • the Hamilton School of Commerce, Mason City, last week. Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Bocttcher and daughter Marilyn and Mr, and Mrs. Charles Scott were Fairmont, Minn-., visitors Tuesday. They stopped .at Dollivcr on the way home and spent the evening with the, M. M. "Chip- mans. . ' Mr.'arid Mrs. R. F. Hawcott and Mrs. P. N.- Satchet were among 'the guests at- a dinner at the Dclos Gardner! hoirn last Wednesday in honor of. the 02nd wedding anniversary of Mrs. Gardner's parents, • :, "Government, by the people: A form of government ; in'which the supreme power is retained by the people and exercised either directly or, indirectly."—Dictionary. 75 HEAR MALAYA MISSIONARYSPEAK LuVerne: Mrs. Hobcrt B. Amstutz, a missionary from Malaya, was guest speaker in the Methodist church Friday afterqpon and about 75 persons heard her tell of her work as a foreign missionary in Malaya and India. She stated that her husband, who" is also a missionary, recently sailed for the United States, after being held a Japanese prisoner for four years. Following Mrs. Amstutz's talk a fellowship lunch was served, during which time she showed hand work and many souvenirs which she brought back with her from abroad. Those serving on the lunch committee were Mrs. J. A. Lindebak, Mrs. Duanc Weal, Mrs. Eafl Neal, Mrs. Robert. 'Handcopf, MrS. Art -Henry, Mrs. H. E. Peitzkc and Mrs. Ray Stone. Mrs. G. B. Johnson Hostess At Fenton . Fenton: Mrs. G. B. Johnson entertained the members of her bridge club and five guests Wednesday evening. Guests were Mrs. Chas. Newel, Mrs. Lyle Newel, Mrs. E. J. Frank and Mrs. Forrest Hanifan. High score prize went to Mrs. Forrest Hanifan and second high to Mrs. Alvin Zumach. Low prize went. to Mrs. Paul Eigler. *— Sgt. Lichteig Home Sgt Albert H. Lichteig,. Wesley, was honorably discharged from the army at Camp Bealc, Calif., March 4. He entered service in May, 1944, and went overseas in March, 1945. EWELRY We have just returned from Chicago where we had the most successful buying trip since before the war. . Chafee were MaSjon'.City • visitors Wednesday..•;'.! '/•'-., .'.•/.• • '•'". •• • 'Frank Wcrnli 'left Friday for Hudson, Wis., after spending ' a week or . two si the 'Albert Stachle home. , •.' -.'..' . . . Mrs. Hattie Schradcr has .secured a position with the Titorika Telephone company and moved there the end of last week.- The Rev. and Mrs. Ray K. Hill were dinner guests last.Tuesday evening at the H. A. : Thompson, home. • • " -:....•'• E. O. Chipman and . Mrs. LU-. lian Sheld6n visited;, the M.-TVT,; 'Chipmans at Dolliver last \vesck Wednesday. .'., '•. • • _••• :V-,t'••.'I The Band Mothers club had a'j meeting .Thursday,'afternoon;^to'j make''plans for'serving ,a county, ( 4-H club banquet here- on March' | 28. .. : '.-.-,.. '.-•. ' ' •-••: . j Margaret Officer, Mary. Greise, and Joyce Geilcnfeld- •' went ',':. to Des Moines. Thursday,'to sppnd the weekend and attend,.; the tias- ketball tournament. ; ; , '"': Dr. and Mrs. Bahrie K; Bahnson attended the' funeral of. v'a cousin of Dr.. Bahnsoh at IriwOod last Tuesday. The man, ,<was killed in a car-train accident. Quite a number of Hurt ppo- ple attended the basketball tournament at Graettinger,. Burt was defeated Thursday -evening 'by Lone Rock toy a, 45 tp 44 score. Mrs. Jim •'•. Christenseh, • - Mrs. George Koestler, Mrs. H. O. Buejl,' Mrs. Albert' Staehle, and MODART SHAMPOO 'for'hair that women envy J J • : and men aamtrt •'• •• MbcUrt Fluff \i tke super-active cream ikkmpoo tli«t doe* things for your Lair. It reconuitioiw •• it olrihiea, lathers freely even in. coH w»ter, (•quizei np »peoial after-rinse. Keep your . L»ir soft and lustrous, easy to arrange — use . , : MoJart Fluff Stsmpod! ; MODART Fluff SHAMPOO 3% 02 .jar '• '•'., '••> ,T!frr«« lingering fragrancee: • V Gardenia, Appl* Blossom, Pint Giossi For EASTER Rayoilla Trio Alter'Sliavo lotion, Hair loHori and Cologne in r*d. whit* ohd blui con- tdiners'' You will find our cases bulging with new spring merchandise, including jewelry items that have not been available for sometime. We invite you to come in and see this beautiful new merchandise. Select your Easter gifts now. Diamonds Buy-' your registered dia- moiid from a registered jeweler. Exquisite Ensemble For the Spring Bride S450 Fed. Tax Inch Beautiful 6 Diamond Wedding Ensemble $150 Fed; Tax Iricl. ladies 7 jewelry Chokcrs...:$20 Charm Bracelets $2.50 Anklcts....$1.50 Watch Pins $2.50 up Pendan^s....$5.00 up Ear Rings $1.00 up Expansion Bracelets $17.50 (Several designs. Fed. Tax Incl.) Identification Bracelets $4.50 up Watch Bands $4.50 up Gents Jewelry Tie Scls^..,$6.00 Collar Pins....$1.50 Pocket Knives....$5.00 Key Chains. ..$7.50 Ronson ightcrs (with windshield) $7.50 Evans Lighters $3.50-$5.00 Watch Chains (gold filled, soldered links) $5.00 up Bosca Built Bill Folds (tax iijcl.).$4.00 «P Ruptured Duck Tic Chains $3.50 •'.;c: :'~\ Id^titification Br«celct • Watch Bands $4.50 up Baby Jewelry Silver Cups !$3.50 Lockets :. ...$2.50 Ring Chains $1.50 Bracelets $4.00 Qtkei Gifts Electric Chime Clocks $35.00 Used by Air Line Pilot» Won't flood.Won't drip. Sparkling Solitaires S1000 Fed. Taxlncl. Bracelets Attractive creations, gold filled. Some set S with* semi precious stones. Matched Wedding Ring Sets Ladies' M AA as low as Ov»UU Gents' starting at Gorgeous Lapel Pins Gold filled Lustrous Deltah Pearls Genuine Jet , r Rosaries $10.00 Evans 9n]p ' ' " ' "' '' ' LipeJ Lockets Cross and Chain S7.S9S4.50 Gent's Diamonds . ip and Wipe" Jfwplry Cleaner 50c Dip and Wipe Silverware S1.50 522.5 Telecron Electric Alarms Sessions Kitchen Clocks Electric Chime Clocks Lockets Gold filled or sterling ; §5 00 rf-;-/.Jw"l^^i»sVA,^...^y :?;,-*, • Ladies' Set Rings Solid gold, set with beautiful semi precious stones.
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