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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, October 26, 1933
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The Algona Upper Pea Moinea, Algotta, towa, October 26,1933 Hard Time Party at C. C— A group of Country Club members enjoyed a hard time party last Thursday evening at the Country dub. The guests were masked and came dressed in costumes that kept those present in an hilarious mood. Dinner was served by Mrs. Qulnn to twenty-one and bridge was played later. Mrs. Don Smith received the first prize for ladies, Raymond Norton re'ceived first prize for men and Mrs. E. C. Hancher received travel prize, prizes varied from a sack of black walnuts to a pumpkin. Mrs. Floyd Saunders received the prize for guessing the largest number of costum ed guests present. Plum creek Club Meets— The Plum Creek Social and Literary club met October 18th with Ella Hutchins, Grace Phillips, assisting hostess. Seventeen members and fourteen visitors attended. A report on the Federation at Fenton was given by Mae Fitzgerald. Nellie McWhorter and Florence Calhoun gave reports on the Fort Dodge Federation. A talk on fire prevention by H. J. Bode ended the program after which a delicious luncheon was served by the hostesses. The next meeting will be Nov. 8 with Mrs. Kate McCorkle, Laura Keen assisting. Bob LaBarre Host- Bob, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Labarre, entertained seven of his friends Saturday evening at a 6:30 dinner party. Decorations throughout the house and for the table were carried out in the Hallowe'en colors and idea. Bridge was played during the evening and dancing wad enjoyed later. These guests present were: Joyce Christensen, Betty Ounn. Theodora Larson, Virginia Morck, Allan Buchanan, John Christensen, and Harlan Slgsbee. Fish Dinner— Dr. J. G. Clapsaddle and daughter, Rachel, of Burt, were guests at the H. D. Clapsaddle home Tuesday for a fish dinner. The fish were caught by H. D. Clapsaddle on his trip to Cass Lake from which he returned Saturday. Hallowe'en Party at Algona Academy Tues., Oct. 31st Cards and dancing Music by New Deal Band All for 25c Dinner Onestg at Whltteinore— Mr. and Mrs .chet Williams, Mr and Mrs. M. J. Pool and Mr. and Mrs D. P. Smith were guests at the Dr. H. E. Woodward home Sunday evening at a 7:30 wild duck dinner. A huge pumpkin shell filled with fruits and vegetables to overflowing formed an attractive centerpiece for the table. Mr. and Mrs. Chet Williams received the men's and ladies' high prize respectively. Lather Jubilee Nov. 12th— The four hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the birth of Martin Luther will be celebrated on Sunday, Nov. 12th, at the Algona high school auditorium. The Rev. J. F. Schultz of Clinton, Iowa, will preach the jubilee sermon. The celebration is sponsored by all the Missouri Lutheran congregations of the Algona circuit. Thirteen congregations will participate. Two Birthdays Celebrated- Mr, and Mrs. J. F. Overmeyer, Mrs. H. E. Rlst and Mrs. W. K. Ferguson drove to Humboldt Saturday where the ladies enjoyed a one o'clock luncheon In honor of the birthday anniversaries of Mrs. Mlda Doan of Humboldt and of Mrs. Ferguson. Mrs. Overmyer, Mrs. Rist and Mrs. Ferguson were guests of the Birthday club of which Mrs. Doan is a member. Birthday Club Entertained— The Birthday club of which Mrs. S. E. McMahon is a member, was entertained for the first time this season, at a 6:30 dinner Thursday evening by Mrs. McMahon. Quests of the Birthday club for the evening were Mrs. F. W.-Dingley, Mrs. W. B. Quarton, Mrs. Ed Murtagh and Mrs. Lou Quinlan. Bridge was enjoyed following the dinner. Party at Academy— Tuesday evening, October 31st, there will be a Hallowe'en party at the academy, beginning at 8 o'clock. Cards Honor Merle Bailey- Mrs. Hiram White and Mrs. Kermit Setchell were hostesses to twenty guests at a party Tuesday evening at the White home in honor of Merle Bailey who is to be married to Cliff Aalfs on Friday. A pink, blue and white color scheme was carried out In the decorations. Auction bridge was played during the evening with Mrs. Cldney Lftird winning first prize and Mrs. Maurice McMahon receiving second prize. Table prizes went to the following: Mrs. Gladys South, Mrs. Vic Lowe, Mrs. George Free, Mrs. Paul Trauger and Miss Audra Benton of Wesley. The guest of honor was presented with a guest prize. Guest Speaker Friday— Mrs. Clayton Phillips, Llvermore. district director for the Iowa Federation of Woman's clubs, will be a guest speaker Friday afternoon at the Woman's club meeting at the library. Mrs. Phillips will speak on "The Development of a Successful Club." Through the courtesy of Miss Grace Miller music will be contributed from the high school. Donald Hutching will sing two solos and a group of girls will sing two selections. Mrs. H. E. Woodward and Mrs. E. A. Schemel will be hostesses. Entertains Six Tables- Mrs. H. D. Clapsaddle entertained a group of her friends at a 6:30 dinner Friday evening. Hallowe'en colors and decorations were used throughout the house and for the table. "TJje ladies played bridge later and Mrs. Antone Dldricksen won first prize, Mrs. L. M. Merrltt, second and Mrs. John Kohlhaas received cut prize. Richard Sherman Know* Social Usage It took a former Algona and Bancroft boy to tell the New York society folks what fork to use at table and other points of etiquette. Richard Sherman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Sherman of Algona, who is a special writer on Vanity Fair, a New York magazine of national circulation, tells 'em in the last number of that magazine. Harlan Miller notes the circumstance in his column in the Register as follows: "Any lowan who wants to touch up h'is party manners with some 25 easy rules for 1933 sophisticates can find 'em in the October Vanity Fair. Oddly enough, they're compiled by an lowan, Richard Sherman of Algona, after a careful study of New York life. Hotel Allerton socialites and the of Robert Benchley. writings "I've no doubt that many of Vanity Fair's high-toned customers in New York will be profoundly influenced by Mr. Sherman's observation and thus will Iowa once again help raise the level of social behavior in Manhattan. Mr. Sherman, Incidentally, like a good Algonlan, does h'is bit for Des Moines; mentions the town not too severely in the same sentence with Manhattan.' Grilmore at Rotary Ed Gilmore reported at Rotary on Monday noon for the first time since a recent operation and was heartily welcomed back into the circle. He is able to be about the house most of the time and hopes to be about town in the near future. will be played, a lunch served, and following that there will be dancing to the music of the New Deal Band. Everyone is invited. Radio Sewing Party— The American Legion Auxiliary will be entertained at a radio sewing party Friday at 2 p. m. at the home of Mrs. A. Joynt, 617 North Wooster street. Mrs. W. A. Barry and Mrs. O. W. Erickson are assisting hostesses. Helping Hand Society— The Presbyterian Helping Hand society will meet Thursday afternoon, November 2, at the home of Mrs. L. E. Fairbanks. Assisting hostesses are Mrs. H. J. Bacon, Miss Mary Lowrie and Mrs. H. N. Mathes. Honors Brother;* Birthday- Mrs. L. G. Baker was hostess to a one o'clock dinner Sunday In honor 01 the birthday of her brother, C. C. Lucas. Those who were guests beside Dr Baker and son, Durwood, were Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Lucas, Dr. and Mrs. Stewart, Mrs. Mary Lucas, all of Kanawha, and Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Kritz of Clarion. new most economical current than Call Theatre, Algona Western Electric Wide Range sound is the best sound in talking pictures because it has the capacity to reproduce 40 cycles to 9,000. No other theatre in North Iowa can do it. Honor Pastor and Wife — A large party was held in honor of Rev. and Mrs. C. V. Hulse at the Methodist church last Thursday evening. There were over 150 present. As a part of the program presented an Interesting one act play written by Mrs. J. F. Overmyer, was enapted. Light refreshments concluded a pleasant enjoyable evening. Bridge Party — Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Stephenson entertained three tables of bridge Thursday evening. The high score prize was won by Mr. and Mrs. Cecil McGinnis. Other guests were Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Dau, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Pooch, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Stephenson, Miss Lydia Meyers and Tom Frankl. P. T. A. Delegates to Convention — At the last P. T. A. board meeting delegates to the P. T. A. state convention at Marshalltown were selected. Those selected, namely, Rev. Arthur Hueser, Miss Antoinette Bonnstetter, and Mrs. Kenneth Mercer, left Wednesday morning and will be back Friday. Rotarian Hallowe'en Party—The Rotary club will have a Hal- lowe'en party next Tuesday evening, October 31. The Rotary Anns who have been appointed as the party committee are chairman, Mrs. H. L. Gilmore, her assistants, Mrs. L. G. Baker, Mrs. W. A. Foster and Mrs. E. C. Hancher. Surprise Birthday party- Mrs. Wade Sullivan was pleasantly surprised Saturday evening with a party given by Mrs. J. W. Sullivan, in honor of her birthday. There were two tables of bridge and Mrs. John Kenefick received high score prize. Duane Dewel won second prize. Mrs. Thursday and Friday, Oct. 26-27 (Matinee 2:30 p. m., Thursday) The breeziest, maddest laugh riot in many a moon. New News, one day old, and Paul Revere, Jr. Extra Special Saturday, Oct. 28 Two features, two shorte; A bargain every Saturday Al Jolson in "Hallelujah I'm a Bum" With Madge Evans, Frank Morgan and Harry Langdon John Wayne in "Telegraph Trail" Also Kit Carson Serial and Mickey Mouse Comedy Sunday Only, October 29 Tom and Jerry on the Stage in "Radio Capers—Broadcast Numbers" On the Screen Ann Dvorak, Edward Everett Horton Honor Mrs. Forbes- Miss Sue Morlan and Miss Frances Smith entertained a few of their friends in their apartment Friday evening at a 6:30 dinner in honor of the birthday of Mrs. Kermit Forbes. Mary and Gladys Schultz and Mrs. Orville Elkins were guests. Presbyterian Men's Club— The Men's Club of the Presbyterian church will meet at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred park Monday evening, October 30, at 6:45. The men are asked to bring their wives. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Geigel are assisting host and hostess. Mrs. J. F. Overmyer Hostess — Mrs. J. F. Overmyer entertained fourteen ladies Monday at a one o'clock luncheon. The afternoon was spent in- I formally. That evening Mrs. Overmyer was hostess to four couple at a 6:30 dinner. Entertains at 6:30 Dinner- Mrs. S. R McMahon entertained twenty of her friends at a 6:30 dinner Saturday evning. Marigolds, charmingly arranged, decorated the table and rooms. Guests played bridge during the evening with Mrs. M. J. Pool winning high score, Mrs. Don Smith second high and Mrs. Raymnod Norton, travel prize. Entertains Club— Mr. and Mrs. C. R. LaBarre entertained the NB club of which they are members, Tuesday evening at a 6:30 dinner. Those present played bridge following the dinner and scores were kept and will be settled later. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Merritt and Dr. and Mrs. L. G. Baker. Wiener Roast Tuesday- Twelve small boys gathered at the shelter house Tuesday afternoon and helped Teddy Herbst, son of Mr. and Mrs. Theo. Herbst, celebrate his sixth birthday. Wieners and marshamllows were roasted and the rest of the time was spent in playing games. L. O. A. Hallowe'en Party— The L. O. A. class of the Congregational church will be entertained at Hallowe'en party at the home of Mrs. Theo. Larson, Friday, October 27, at 7:30. Assisting hostesses are Mrs Don Smith and Mrs. Warren Laird. Please come in costume. Dinner Guests Sunday- Mrs. John Caughlin and daughter, Drusilla, were hostesses to a group of friends at a dinner Sunday. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Harvey and children, Shirley Ann and Jimmy, Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Trauger and son, Don, and Don Mertz. Entertains Friends Friday- Mrs, p. E. Sawyer entertained a group of her friends at three tables of bridge Friday evening. Mrs. W. D. Howie received high prize and Mrs. W. E. McDonald received second prize. Entertain at Family Dinner— Dr. and Mrs. F. L. Tribon entertained Wednesday evening at a family dinner which was in honor of their niece, Mrs. Bernard Foberty and husband of Spokane, Washington. Dinner at School— The County School Masters and their wives attended a dinner which was served at the school Monday evening. Following that the men held a business meeting. Delphian Society— The Delphian society met Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. M. J. Streit. On the program was a book review given by Mrs. A. E. Michel. Ralph Horigan Takes Position in Spencer Ralph Horigan has recently accepted a position with the Hanson-Perry Shoe Company at spencer. Mr. Horigan has been in the shoe business In Algona for the past twenty-flve years, but last spring sold his half interest in the Brownell Shoe Co. to J. A. Brownell, who was the senior partner. Mr. Horigan was employed in the Brownell store for a number of years before he became a partner, but during the past few years had been manager of the store while Mr. Brownell was traveling for a shoe company. During the years that the Horlgans have lived in Algona they have taken an active part In the social life of the community and Mr. Horigan has filled a number of civic posts. He has been secretary of the Country Club for a number of years and has served as a director of the Algona Community Club. It will be with regret that the community sees the Horigans leave Algona. Mrs. Horigan Is remaining in Algona for the present and will probably be here the greater part of the winter. Has Operation to Remove Cataract Thursday, P. J. Grelner underwent an operation for the removal of a cataract from his left eye at Mason City. This 5s considered quite a serious operation and much concern was felt for his sight. He is now getting along as well as could be expected and will be taken home about the first of next week. Mrs. Grelner, accompanied by her daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Pierson, drove Mr. Greiner to Mason City Wednesday. Thursday, Mrs. Greiner, her two daughters, Irma and Norma, and Mrs. Walter Lichter, visited Mr. Grelner and on Sunday Mrs. Greiner and children spent the day there. Plan Dance* Every Wednesday in Algona The first of a series of Wednesday night dances is to be held at the 1. O. O. P. hall November 1, when the Tiny Toe Teasers will play. Arrangements have been made to secure well known orchestras for several Wednesdays in advance and if the crowds warrant, the dances will be continued each Wednesday night. Oscar Ander- eon owns the, I. O. O. F. hall and is managing the dances with the Idea of making Algona a better dance town. For many years Algonlans have gone out of town to dance, but there is no reason why Algona cannot be made as good a dance towa as any other. Dad, we must get the football games —We can make our old radio like new with new "B" Batteries and Tubes, and it won't cost much at Gambles. "B" Batteries, 98c—Tubes, 3Bc and up. Mrs. Mary Runchey of Algona spent Sunday at the home of her son, The Fred Parks and Fred Geigels spent Sunday at Dolliver Park at Fort Dodge. Robert Runchey trucked a load of machinery from Spencer to Swea City Monday for dealers. Mesdames Klahr and McQuaid of Algona were guests last week Wednesday of Mrs. W. V. Pool. The Charles Winandys returned last week to Chicago after visiting at the John Simons, Sr., and Jr., homes. Mrs. William Bait, Jr., of Titonka, spent Friday and Saturday with the Will Batt, Sr., and George Batt families. Charles Lindhorst returned to Ames from Chicago where he visited relatives and attended the Century of Progress. He came home Thursday evening and Is assisting with corn husking. The Harry Sabins spent Sunday evening in Algona, the W. L. Martins at the L. E. Martin home. Mrs. L. K. Martin visited Monday with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. D. Stufflick, in Algona. Sunday evening 20 friends surprised the Runchey family, spending the evening with them. The Sparks were among the guests. This was a farewell and a welcome to the Runcheys and Sparks. Refreshments were brought jy the friends. Charles M. Cox of Osage visited on Saturday and Sunday at the homes of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Cox and sister, Mrs. Earl Miller. Mrs. Cox risited at the home of her parents, he W. H. Rutledge family in Irvlng- on, the mother being very ill. Next week the B. F. Sparks family move from the W. L. Martin farm to the Robert Runchey house in Hobar- iOn, purchased recently. The Runcheys will move to the E. J. Gilmore farm now occupied by George Breezy and "amily, the latter moving to the farm vacated by the Sparks. Mrs. Ruby Kahn and daughter, Barbara of Sheridan, Wyoming, and Mrs. E. C. Potter were guests Thursday night of Mrs. P. Dorweiler in West Bend. The latter took them to Mason City Friday, the former going to Charles City to visit Mrs. Alta Stiles and family, and Mrs. Kahn going this week to Minneapolis. "The Way to Love" He knows all the beauties of Paris. Come and meet 'em! ./tUlUJU-CJL. } CHEVALIER THE WAV TO LC7V# Last chance—to take advantage of Gamble's Huge Tire and Tube Sale. Ends Oct. 31st. Prices within few cents of our all time low. 30x3, $3.25; 4.40-21, $3.39; 4.75-19, $4.49. Tubes, 69c up. YES A Jesse L. Lasky Production LESLIE JHOWARD A beautiful, tender flaw- say all news critics. One of 1933's Best. 4 stars in a 4 star picture Matinee each day to please all. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Nov. 1-2-3 Bing Crosby in "Too Much Harmony" and a cast of 100 beautiful girls Matinee 2:30 each day—Every lady will receive an 8x10 photo of Bing Crosby at these matinees. tVWWWWWVWWWVWWWVWVWJV I'm Scotch. I live In cellophane wrappers, go around in plaids and am seen in all smart places. I've collected as a rare edition and toasted as a rare treat. Once you take me in you'll discover what rare Scotch I am. This is for sale at Long's Food Shop Continued by Public Demand to November 12 WORLD'S FAIR About I CENT PER MILE la Coaches— 10-Day Limit It's not too late, see this greatest of all spectacles. Consult us today. O. A. JOYNT Iowa The MILWAUKEE Eoad SHOES Children's Sport Oxfords, 11% to 2 $1.75 Children's Gun Metal Oxfords, 8'/6 to 2, at M.OO Children's Sport Oxfords, 8% to 11 at $1.50 Ladies Black and Brown Kid Oxfords and Pumps, Super Fine In the new models at $5.00 Bargains in Ladies' Oxfords and Straps at . .$LOO, $1.48, $1.75 & $2.19 Men's Work Shoes $1.98 to $3.50 Men's Dress Oxfords $2JH) to $6.85 Men's C. & R. "COPEG" Arch support and Metatarsai Foot form insole, The Finest Shoe Made $9.00 Brownell Shoe Co. 16 East State Street Algona, Iowa. Agency for the "Fyr-Fyter Hand Fire Extinguishers. PUBLIC SALE At the Riddle Sale Pavilion, Algona 4 Blocks East of the C. & N. W. Depot SATURDAY, OCT, 28 Is30 P, M. We have listed for this sale a number of good cows and heifers, Including two A-number ones; fresh HoLstein Heifers; also steers weighing 400 to 600 Ibs.; 4 head of good Poland China gilts; some good heating stoves; 1 Winchester shotgun, almost new; feed grinder separator; kitchen cabinets; a number of pieces of furniture. Bring what you have to sell and be on hand to buy what you want. Make three sales your sales, we toll anything and everything. Open every day. Phone 79. TERMS—Caeh. No property to be removed until settled tat. G O, Riddle, Auctioneer W I fob OMvt •» f^, l&ti (invent Select your foot-flattering model and learn at once Selby Foot Happiness No one would dream that shoes so beautifully created, that fit the entire foot so perfectly, that wear and retain their shape so long; could possibly conceal this miracle "arch bridge". But this tiny, invisible bridge—an exclusive, patented feature of all new Sclby Arch Preserver models—provides firmly modeled support for the outer arch, and furthermore, allows perfect flexibility and freedom in walking. This is the only shoe of its kind in the world, a "miracle" brought within reach of every woman who is searching for shoes of brilliant chic and luxurious comfort. Our Selby models for Fall are now ready. You'll want to see them immediately while the collection is complete. S E LEY ARCH PRESERVER SHOES H to $ia.oo I :j A new medium high heel pump, made on a new flexible process. A beautiful, comfortable pump. Basket G tasket orocery AJgona 's Finest Food Store Prices Special for Oct 27 and 28, Friday-Saturday PETEE PAN FLOUR, 49 Ib. sack $1.59 Guaranteed to satisfy for any use. OCCIDENT FLOUR, 49 Ib. sack $2.12 Costs More—Worth it. MONARCH MARSHMALLO WS, 1 Ib. tin Ijfc While They Last Monarch Finer Coffee 1 Ib. 25c 3 Ibs. 69c Breakfast Coffee per pound For thrifty buyers. 19c BO-KA COFFEE, it's vacuum packed, one pound 25c Tuna Fish 2 cans for 29c Gelatine Dessert per pkg Chocolate Covered Cherries one pound box 5c 25c IOWA CORN SYRUP 10 Ibs. golden 49c 10 Ib. Crystal White 61c 5 Ibs. golden 29c 5 Ibs. Crystal White 30c WHILE IT LASTS " 1 Ib.Pure Pork Link Sausage (in cellophane) 1 pkg. Monarch Pancake & Waffle flour," CRANBERRIES, Eatmore, (fancy quality), 2 pounds ,_ Grapefruit, 5 for OC r Tapioca, *-tJC q iKa 4W 3 Ibs. for 25c Pure Buckwheat 5 Ibs. for Pure Buckwheat 10 Ibs. for Have You Eaten Corn King Bacon?—It's Better, G-ano Apples, 1 1Q Jonathons, fancy per bushel A * * J per bushel Pancake Flour OO., Salmon, 4 Ibs. *«H< 2tallcans, HALLOWEEN DANCE I TUESDAY, OCTOBER 31 DREAMLAND BALL ROOM SEXTON, IOWA Special prtae to be awarded during the dance. Regular Saturday Night

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