The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 10, 1946 · Page 2
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PAGE TWO. Algona Implement Co. Party Employes of the Algonn Tm- plohu-hl Co. ntlcl their families were entertained at dinner Sunday evening at George's cafe. Those 1 attending were Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Mall rttul daughters Lorntla and Jean, t>. B. Mall, Hiin-lrt Simon, Mr. and Mi's. llobeH A. Curney and daughter, Mary Francos, Mr. and Mrs. Hr-i-man Duden and children, Kdwin and Marcia, and Mr. and Mrs. Ciiirnos Aokorman. Hiverdale Club Banquet Tho meiTibers of the Ttiverrlale Ladies Friendly club were hostesses to their families at the annual Christmas banquet ' -Id at the St. Joseph's hall Wednesday evening, December 4, at 0:30. Sixty-five members and guests wen- served, after which there i was an rXcti.'ingc of gilts for all. MrS. John Lcntsc-h, a recent hrido, was prospnU.-d with a gift from her club mk-mbors. An interesting program was arranged by Mrs. Roy Fitch and Mrs. Lyle Stccle. Those faking part in it were James Caposius, Howard Wayne Scoby, Dwaine Wcydert, Wilfred and Helen Becker, Win.' Bokfridg'-, Jerome Wr.-yclert, Dennis Scobv and Gloria Steele. The nex: meeting will he V/pdnesday, Jan. (1, with Mrs. Vern Barker and Mrs. Howard Scoby. Meeting of Episcopal Men A meeting of the Men of the Episcopal church was held last Wednesday evening at the homo of Hollis Benscholcr. Fifteen men attended. The Hov. Purrington of Esthervillo and the Rev. DBle Cosand of SpotlCiM- also were pl-i-sonl. They liiiVc been filling the local pulpit ponding the appointment of a rcgylar ptiRlrtr. Benefit Card Party The benefit card party and bazaar of the Plum Creek Women's club was well attended Friday evening, Dec. fi, at the community room of the Center school. Prizes were won by the following playors: "BOO" for men, Harry Bode, high, Ed Kain, second, John Ponton, low; "500" for women. Mrs. Ed Kain, high, Mrs. Hollis Benscholer, second, Mrs. Harry Feller, low; bridge for men, Mr. Lee, high, Julius Baas, second, Kenneth Secley, low; bridge for women, Mrs. George Johnson, high, Mrs. Christensen, second, Mi's. Julius Baas Sr., low. Mrs. Clarence Priebe and Mrs. Mary Kain were in charge of the refreshments. Mrs; Lola Gardner and Mrs. George Kain directed the evenings' cnlerlcfininent. The club's Christmas oarty and home-made gift exchange wil bo held Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2 p. rn. at the hOffie of Mrs. Ronald Gardner With Mrs, Lela Gardner anfl Mrs, Andrew Miller assisting hostesses, Helen Winkel Entertains Helen Winkel entertained members of the O-We-Sb tilub last Wednesday evening. During the business mooting the group drew names for exchatifl* ing gifts at their Christmas parly, .which Will be next Wednesday, Women's Bible ClaSS The Women's Bible class of the Congregational chilVch will meet Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 with Mrs. J.. P. Clyde. A po». luck lunch will bo served to which husbands ore invited. Gifts will be exehango'l. • This handsome waterproof watch is an ideal • gift. $24.75 Men'? drnss watches in 10K RGP ffohl with gen- uinp leather strap. 7 Jewel $24.75 15 Jewel $27.00 17 Jewel $37.75 Ladies 14K solid ffold caFf watches, 17 jewel movement. PAY UNTIL CHRISTMAS. BALANCE AFTER CHRISTMAS. Billfolds - Pens - Pencils Stamped With Your Name in 22K Gold at No Additional Cost We have a beautiful line of billfolds in domestic and imported leathers — some with matching key cases. $2 to $15.75 DEESSER SETS Beautiful dresser sets of 3 to IS piepes. In handsome box. $9.50 up COFFEE SERVICE Set of five pieces—tray, cream and sugar, coffee server and waste bowl. LXecmk GifTS • WATCHKS WATCH REPAIR Women's Ass'n Elfcbts Pros. Mrs. Wendell French has been formally elected president of the Women's Association of the Congregation church. At the Aid meeting last Thursday at the Congregational church Mrs, French was install!}'.!. Lusby Be Giossi Party Mr. and Mrs. W. T .Giossi entertained the personnel of the Lusby & Giossi store nt a Christmas party Sunday evening nt George's. Fresh Shrimp Dinner- Mr, and Mrs. Phil Kohlhaas entertained at a fresh shrimp dinner Friday evening. Guests wei-L- Dr. and Mi's. Karl Hoff- mnh, Rose- Scanlan, Rose Lampo, Then Ohrischilles and sons Ted and Jack. Entertain Six Couples Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Smith and Mi-, and Mrs. W. L. Jensen entertained six couples at supper Sunday evening. Lelest word from Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Lusby, Who left October 1 on, a lour of the south, is that they were at New Orleans on Thanksgiving day, The weather was chilly, but many Northerners were there. The Lusbys planned to be at San Antonio on Dec. 12, Loredo on the 15th. Don, Curtis and Kendall Ward, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Ward, spent, last weekend with their parents. Don is a pharmacist at Fort Dodge, Curtis is at Cedar Rapids with the Collins radio company and Kendall is taking a cour:-'G in electrical engineering at the State college, Ames. Mrs. Carol Grady and infant son Richard Lee, born November 13 at the Kossuth hospital, left last mid-week for Chicago. Fol, lowing the child's birth, Mrs. I Grady convalesced at the home I of her brot'her-in-law and sister Mr. and Mrs. Albert Fosnaugh. Recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. Fosnaugh were Mr. and Mrs. John Van Hove and children of Buffalo Center. Mrs. W. H. Godden accompan- j led Mi 1 . Godden as far as Dubuque Friday and from there went to Chicago for a brief visit with their son-in-law and daughter Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Raebun. Mi 1 . Godden returned home after transacting business in Dubuque. Mrs. Godden will fly from Chicago to New York City and will <be with another son-in-law and daughter Dr. and Mrs. Robert Lucey at Staten Island. Mrs. Godden expects to be gone a month. Ted and Joei Herbst, students at Cedar Falls, accompanied Prof. Myron Russell Saturday and Joel spent the day with his parents Mr. and Mrs. Theo Herbst. Prof. Russell was en route to Graettinger to attend a music contest being held there and was one of the critics. A cornet player was lacking and Ted went with (he professor to take part in the program. They returned Saturday and were dinner guests of the Herbsts. Following dinner, the trio returned to^ Cedar Falls. Mrs. Harvey Johnson was brought home Wednesday by Mr. Johnson from the University hospital, Iowa City, where the previous Wednesday she had a brain tumor removed. She is making rapid recovery and is able to be up most of the time, though she is not bein^; very active for a time. Mrs. Erwm Tessin, sister of Mr. Johnson, left recently for Janesville, Wis., having come here to be with the family and to visit her sisters Mrs. Fred Chase of Long Beach, Mrs. Emma Hager of Popejoy, and Mrs. William Cosgrovo of Titonka. The Algona Upper Des Moines ; .f in its 81st consecutive year publication, and is the Pioneer .ALGONA UPPER DBS Reading We repair all makes of washing; machines and refrigerators. Wringer rolls for all makes of washing machines. Crilly Appliances Phone 399 State and Harlan 48-51 . r staff of professlpttal librar ' ' ifihs answer . the '.„ patrons' r tions on any subject; A typical .day's inquiries might touch 'oh such subjects as electric darn: chimes, fur farming, Peruvian textiles, the 'beginnings ' of Mil- Wauke'fc, of n comparlsnn v of iHc HEADING CAN BE fun, sny these seooiicl &ra'Ali pd^llS fit St., Ge- colin's Aonrtciny, ns they soloct books frftni the school -library.- They are, lel'l to right, .Inckie-Mcint-y, btivirl Kohl '..arid LnvbnnC Winkel. Special observ.'inne of Book Week, recently passed, took iplftce nt thft A caclcmy. • • -. • : ;,- •• . • Daughter of Early Editor Here Noted Librarian By Helen O. Brunson Helen K.' Starr, the daughter of one of Kossuth county's, early editors, lias reached the top in her chosen field. She is head librarian of the Hill Reference Library in St. Pr.nl, Minn., and is listed in "Who's Who in America." Miss Starr is the daughter of Milton Starr, who was editor of the Algona Republican from the Will Haggard, bought th Des Moines from Harvey Ing- : ham, when the latter became ' editor of the Des Moines Register, and the paper was merged into the Upper "Des Moines-Re- pu'bllcan, now The Algona Upper , Des Moine.s. Arthur and Robert Starr, Miss ! Starr's brothers, are both mar- ! ried and live on ranches' on Colo- ! raclo's western slope. Arthur has j a small son, and Robert a son ' and daughter. Local School Graduate Helcn*Starr was a member of, the Congregational Church in i Algona and was graduated from the local high school. She remembers many, of her . Algona friends, amoqg , them,' Carrie Durar.t, Ella Thompson, j and Minnie C«'te, whom she- re- • members as one of her greatest teachers. She recalls th&t when she needed e-<!ra Latin credits for entrance into Grinnell logo that Ella Thomps.-n.ro her jn Cicero-arid Virgil.'"'•' ••••—•» ".Helen was gradual 1 , from, Ojihi'ell collie with Phi Deft Kappa honors ..ind prepared for library work at the University of Illinois. At the end of the first semester of her second your at Illinois, she received art appointment to the Library of Con-, gross in Washington, D. C. She : .served there for many years and then went to St. Paul in 2918J- when the Hill Library was being 1 organized. It was opened in; 1921. 'She was head cataloguer from 1918 to 192.9, when she became assistant librarian. From 1930 until the present she has been head-librarian, succeeding the late Joseph Gilpin Pyle, dis- tingu'ishcd author and editor, In Famed Library The -library which Miss Starr manages is truly a thrilling place i'or the serious student and researcher. Here he finds the best and newest books in every field except Medic-inn, Law and Genealogy. The library was founded by the late James Jerome Hill, railroad magnate, wlia had long cherished the dream of a library where scholars and seekers after knowledge could find the best in reference works, The members of Mr. Hill's fam- ily have endowed the library. Its collection is-Unique in'that It is constantly 1 'changing. Any book that is'superseded by-a later edition or by a" riiere author^ tative work on -the subject, • is discarded. ' fiobUs -are selected with th6 greatest cave. No work is chosen because 'it is rare, is a first edition, or 'has a fine binding. This is no mausoleum for dead books. The whole purpose library is to provide, free public, the very best and reference Works obtain_. T . ,. . , . . Thc . « all an renaissance build- '"g which houses the library is _ . .•j~ . i . * * v. .•* • « i * t • ^^ C0M« BUT Un't it true that you keep in tduch vvifch ' many friends only by sending them Christmas cards? Isn't that good reason to send them quality Christmas cards? Then ,send GIBSON quality Christmas . cards' From our selection. • . . " r Lusby & Giossi hA^^M£i^&^^^ ., r - fdtijiMlfir peri With ^typ'el .v^hg^tibraty 1| .'uis te, d studefttf'luse ils re tfieh, sefemlsts It's a real thrill to sae tm'.'Al* gttna g(rl ruiinlng thjs hu|(o;*lL« Tuesday and Wednesday, December 10-11 • jSfc-S-Vftv •:-:' '•y^<^-^%f.-if^-.^;<f-f\^.''.- 1 :. 1 ^ .• •• ,:• ,. ' . './._•.. '.. ^'l&ilii55%X>. '..i Pit ETTA. !OUJVC ouso\ WHILES IN with PHILIP MERIVALE RICHARD LONG BILLY HOUSE "". Directed by Orion Welles Added, "Purloined Pup", "Spreading the Jam" ^o. .11 AL^EAR'StiRiM;: •-."' John F. Webei No, it's not a name mix-up when we tell you that John Weber is a son of Frank Weber, bought tha farm Of Frank Weber and married a daughter of another Frank Weber. Wh!«h starts our story ;off with a lot of. IVcbers. • '• '••• The John Weber farm of 160 acres-is located In trvington lownship, and is a typical Iowa fine farm- Jnlm has been a Duroc breeder for over 20 years. Right now he has some fio bred gilts out in the corn fields acting as "gleaners" of corn that was left in the field. The farm is fenced and cross-fenced with woven wire, , a nd one of John Weber's main farming 1 practices is the. • use of crop rotation. • • , . . ... -There are,two children In the John Weber family —Shirley, -17, a senior ih Algona High School, and 'Dick, i-ophomore, 'president of the Algona 4"H Club. : Mr. Weber says-hit feels It is the general opinion jiow that prices are'<oo htg-li, hogs arc too high, and that prices.will in thn future level off. *• M ; ..' ' .',. IOWA FACTS .' / : M '^ v ,When .the Kossuth County' court house 'iiwasVnuiltythcfollowingdocuments'Were Jilsic* .•• , ed in thfi cornet* stone:'Holy 61b|jeM;&?cottyl^f 1 the New York Tribune, the 'Itiwa^aind *Jpiur^ ,nal, the Upper DCS Moines, the Algbna Republican, a history of.:Prudence Lodge, the ',, •"Constitution, of the United States and a list of .the county officers of that date, , Automobile Ipans are one of the major items of business with this bank. Investigate the low cost of new car .financing available fori your use in the purchase of,a new automobile. •' • ! "./•'••"'',':.'. •'.;•" ; :•':.."•'.'')'-'-. IOWA « RALWl MILLER, president HAROLD GILMORE, Cashier ROY McMAHON, Asst. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, December 12-13-14 ISiSl 1 ill SMASH HITS! v&* ' i ^vi'S of all t. Stories 9 i Man joWrton* f <ide-< MCIS m#. ffa«^ «•$& m« *v ,cr^ ^ »«Ttf Mi «: * It Jill tyfc -<fas< t

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