The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 7, 1933 · Page 8
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 7, 1933
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Ha Altfoflft tTpfler Des Moines. Aleona, Iowa, Dec. 7,1918 Academy Cagers, with Four Vets, Opens Season Monday Prospects Brighter for the Team Than Last Tear; 18 Games Scheduled NEW MEN SEEK FIRST STRING POSTS With the first game on the St. Cecelia Academy basketball schedule booked for next Monday evening on the local floor, with Pocahontas furnishing the opposition, cage practice got down to serious business at the parochial school this week. In addition to the four veterans of last year, Hansen and Daughan, forwards, and Baker and Kelly, guards, new candidates Include Joe Dahlhauser, a forward, John Bestenlehner, a for. ward, Floyd Bode, forward and Harold Patterson, a guard, other men show- Ing promise are Anthony Llchter, Bob Selzer, Wm. Barry. Prospects are reported as better than last year, when the team won 14 games out of an 18 game schedule. Two losses were to Livermore and the other two to Bancroft. The academy schedule follows: Boys' Schedule Dec. 11, Pocahontas, here. Deo. 22, Wesley, here. Jan. 7, Pocahontas, there. Jan. 9, Cylinder, here. Jan. 13, Bancroft, there, 2 games. Jan. 19, Sacred Heart, Fort Dodge there. Jan. 23, Rodman, here. Jan. 26, corpus Christl (Fort Dodge there. Jan. 30, Wesley, there. Feb. 1, Livermore, here, 2 games. Feb. 4, Bancroft, here, 2 games. Feb. 9, Sacred Heart, here. Feb. 16, Corpus Christ!, here. Feb. 20, Whittemore, there. Reb. 23, Livermore, there, 2 games Feb. 25, Whittemore, here. SCHOOL NOTES by the High School Scribes Emmetsburg to be scheduled for two games. Girls' Schedule Dec. 8 at. LuVerne. Dec. 11, Pocahontas, here. Dec. 22, Wesley, here. Jan. 7, Pocahontas, there. Jan. 9, Cylinder, here. Jan. 23, Rodman, here. Jan. 30, Wesley, there. Feb. 20, Whittemore, there. Feb. 25, Whittemore, here. Infant Dies The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Montag, living near Whittemore, passed away Monday morning. The child was found dead in bed. The Infant's twin passed away several weeks ago. Declam Tryttnt Out of about twenty-five pupils who went out for extemporaneous speaking fifteen were chosen to participate in the preliminaries which were held about a week ago and six pupils, Walter Beardsley, J.ohn Ohrlstenson, Max Miller, Audrey Rucker, lima Lee Deal, and Gertrude Nelson were chosen for the final home contest which was held In front of the general assembly Tuesday afternoon. Three out of the six were selected to represent Algona in the North Central Six conference to be held at Webster City next Saturdav. The three were J. Chrlstenson. Walter Beardsley, and Gertrude Nelson. • • * Tett-Tale Tld-BIU Violet Norman is a born school teacher Dorlys Knudsen talks too much— ?harles Stevenson likes to argue— Valeria Pickett can wallop a mean volley ball- Ruth McKee knows how to make hot- dogs— Jane Hemphlll attends every Sunday show- Myrtle Olson never gets mad despite her red hair— WHUe Devlne can toss in a basket from the middle of the floor- Bob Richardson has run out of gum lately— Bill Hilton really can smile- Miss Messenger always loses her pencils. « * * What Goings On A well known and exclusively feminine class was found to be Indulging in that degrading and sinful practice of matching pennies while the teacher was absent from the room the other day. Arn't you ashamed of yourselves? But then, when the cat's away the mice will play even if they do go bankrupt » » • Sharpshooter 'Bonnie' Is there anything more pleasing to the eye than the figure of Burmle clad Honor Roll Freshmen: Rachel Becker, Glendora Burbank, Mary Louise Gilmore, Jack HemphiU, Madelyn Paete, Helen Schultz and Dorothy Ward. Sophomores: Walter Beardsley, *J. Chrlstensen, Dorothy Green, Betty Gunn, Charles Paetz, Margaret Wright and Orval Halnes. Juniors: Alice Geilenfeld, Isabel Greenberg, Maurice Michel. Robert Monlux, Frieda Paetz, Doris Thompson. Seniors: Charles Cretzmeyer, Ada Flene, Maxine Frafeer, Ida Halptn, Mary Helen Hudson, 'Dorlys Knudsen, Elnora Lattlmer, Ha Leffert. Russell Medin, Max Miller, Gertrude Nelson, Violet Norman, Helen Paete, Valeria Pickett, Evelyn Smith, Margaret Stephenson, and Adine Thompson. So It's That Way, Tiny? Tiny Post, that familiar figure of courtesy and chivalry has even gone so far as to give the lend of his precious, beloved wine (colored) jacket to protect a certain someone from the perils of catching cold In English Literature class. Wanted—Chivalrous Men Miss Krelkenbaum is already grooming her commercial classes for the county contest which is going to be held here next spring. The girls are going to learn manual training so they can put boards on their tables to keep CLARKS WERE FIRST IRVINGTON SETTLERS Correspondent Conducts Bit of Interesting Research in Township History Irvington: The Malaohi Clark family were the first real settlers of Inrington township and took possession of their cabin In April, 1855. Ruben Pureell bntlt the first cabin and soon after Wm. Clark and Hiram Wlltfong built cab- Ins. Later that fall Jacob Wright, Thomns Roblson and the Philip Croee families built cabins near where the old Mann place Is located. The first school house was built by John Allison for a home and sold later to the township. It was located on section 32 and J. A. Armstrong in I860 taught the school. The first post office was established In 1857 with George Smith acting as postmaster. Tile present town site of Irvington Is located a little southwest of where the original town was located. Miss Minnie Scheppman is employed BANCROFT NEWS temporarily home. at the Chester Schoby In a brilliant yellow sweat shirt and Immaculate white trousers nonchalantly dropping in baskets from the middle of the floor while the boys are resting between halves. * • * "Reunion in Algona'' An Interesting program was given in •he American Literature class last week. It was patterned on the poem, "The Boys," by Oliver W. Holmes and "epresented the reunion of this same lass thirty years from now. the typewriters from slipping. Too bad some gallant young gentlemen can't find time to save them all this trouble. • • • The advanced typing class began a six weeks' accuracy contest. The class is divided into two teams under Verner Sands and Bob Richardson and the team which makes the least errors is the winner. • • • The day after Thanksgiving vacation Is usually one on which all the girls come back decked out In new finery but this year It wasn't so marked. May be Christmas will produce better results. • * * The home economics girls are start- Ing to serve hot lunches to the pupils who stay for dinner. « * * Miss Ruth Krelkenbaum, commercial :eacher, was called from school Monday afternoon by the sudden illness of her father. SENIORS TAKE HIGH SCHOOL CAGE TOURNEY; SOPHS SPRING SURPRISE The People Certainly Like to Shop Here They find our selling organization so alert, so keen and helpful in making just the proper selections—the Christmas stocks so complete and inviting that all the ones on their list are taken care of scarcely before they realize it. STATIONERY A real Special Avalon Ripple 72 sheets, 60 envelopes SPECIAL Parchment bed lamp and two parchment shades only One^pint Master's CocT Liver Oil One pint Grayson Bussian Mineral Oil One pint HaskelTs Milk Magnesia for Kleenex Facial Tissue, special at only Colgate's Ribbon Dental Cream at Palm Olive Shaving Cream One pound Eli Cotton One quart Russian Mineral Oil One pint Mascal's Almond Hand Lotion One quart Slater's Antiseptic Solution Mouth Wash One bar Woodlwiy's Facial Soap One pound Hall's Boratnd Talcum 49c 39c 29c lOc 19c 23c 39c 69c 39c 69c in,. AN IDEAL GIFT Thermat Magic Heat Pad Heats itself without electricity or 1 AA hot water 1»UV CANDY SPECIAL 1 pound best Forty- Second Street fine assorted chocolates __ 39c Our Our ) assortment of Christmas Cards, Booklets, feeals, Holly Ribbons and Tinsel Cords are attracting unusual attention. Lest You Forget-43hop Early at the RexalTstorl K. D. JAMES THE EEXALL STORE. Regulars Open Season Here on Dec. 19 With LuVerne Quint The seniors won the high school basketball tournament last week, although che sophomores came through as the surprise quint of the week, taking second place. The senior quint, consisting of Sellstrom, Medin, Cretzmeyer, Devine and Sigsbee, defeated the sophomores 23 to 10, while the juniors took the fresh- Tien, 20 to 4. In the second round the frosh lost to the seniors, 45 to 9, while ;he sophomores upset the juniors, 30 to 18. In the final round the sophs gob- oled the first year men, 17 to 8, while the juniors bowed to the seniors, 39 *c 24. Coach Ken Mercer, with five lettermen back for his varsity squad in 2huck Cretzmeyer, Medin, Sellstrom Dick Post and Shackleford, is also considerably gladdened by the sight of other leading candidates, Shiltz, Bob Post, Stewart and Irwin and others who thus far have shown first string .endencies. The season will open for the high tchool on Dec. 19 with LuVerne meeting the Buldogs on the local floor. Efforts are also being made to ar- ange games for the second team Mercer stated. The next meeting of the P. T. A. will be held in January with Mrs. A. Lempke. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Egel and family were Sunday dinner guests at the Chris Jensen home. Pupils in Dlsrtlct No. 4 enjoyed a vacation from Wednesday evening until Monday morning. Mrs. Mary Mawdsley of Algona was a Thanksgiving day guest at the home Mr. and Mrs. Robert Runchey of Hobarton were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Terhune. Mr. and Mrs. O. L. Miller and family visited Sunday at the Fred Skilling home in Algona. The ladies are sisters. The Presbyterian Aid society will meet Thursday afternoon at the church annex. Hostesses will be Mrs. Leona Miller and Mrs. A. Lempke. Rev. and Mrs. Paul Carlson, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Park, and Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Hackman were Thanksgiving day dinner guests at the Fred Gelgel home. Misses Rachael Becker and Eleanor Jenkins visited Friday at their local rural school District No. 5. Both girls are freshmen at the Algona high school. The Aid society will serve a public supper afc thie annefc on Thursday, Dec. 14, starting at 5:30. The regular bazaar will not be held this year as has been previously but will be supplemented by an apron sale. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Sabln and family with Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Robison were visitors at the Rome Robison Mr. and the Mrs. Alvln Kahler are the parents of a boy born Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Refine C. Rossman and son. Refine, Jr., visited in Bancroft on Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Nelson of Algona visited at the Guy Hart home Sunday. F. X. Delterlnu. Mrs. A. H. DelteftoR end Mary Sheridan drove to Mankato Tuesday. Kathleen Lynch, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Lynch near Lone Rock, is seriously ill. Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Hunt from Swea City spent Thanksgiving at the Mrs. R. Hunt home. Mr. and Mrs. Otto Grangow of Cedar Falls wer« visitors at the Glen Cage home Sunday. Esther and Maria Hutchlnson entertained last Wednesday evening. Five hundred was played at ten tables. Gladys Wolta of Des Moines visited her father, W. D. Woltz and also Mr. and Mrs. G. S. Undekofler Thanksgiving. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Welp and son, Jimmle were dinner gueste at the home of his mother, Mrs. Joe Welo Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Stork drove to Dubuaue to spend Thanksgiving with their son, Florian, who attends Columbia College. Miss Georgia Carmean returned home from Rockford Monday morning where she spent Thanksgiving with her sis- I ter, Mrs. Earl Elliott. Mr. and Mire. Fred Parks and Mr. and Mrs. sid Geogel from Algona visited Saturday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Hart. Charles Lappe was operated on for appendicitis at the Wohnke hospital last Wednesday. Drs. Devlne and Cretzmeyer attended him. Mr. and Mrs. Wade Ball of Lakota and Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Carmean and son, Evans were Thanksgiving dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Hart. Mr. and Mrs. Jake Gretchen, daughters, Liberty and Mary Lou of Mallard spent the week end at the homes of Mrs. John Williams iand Mrs. Guy Hart. Sylvia and Rosemary Nurre had two tables of flve hundred Tuesday even- Jnff- BosjUf 1 Mathias won high and Callista Elabecker won travel and low prizes. Stanley Segar from Livermore visited from Friday until Sunday at the home of his mother, Mrs. Mary Segar and two sisters, Mrs. Guy Hart and Mrs. John Williams. °lga, Elsbecker. R. N., returned to Carroll Friday where she is nursing. Her sister and her husband, Mr. and Mrs. George Foth drove hej to Fort Dodge and she took the train from there. Mrs. J. H. Sheridan was hostess at a party Friday evening. Bridge was Dlaved at four tables. Mrs. Paul Lon- erran won head prize, Mrs. Henry Menke won cut and Mrs. G. H. Doyle 'von door prize. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Ostwinkle of Des Moines are the parents of a boy born last Monday at Mercy hospital. He played. Maxine Guide, Frank Brink. Lucille Dyer and Edmund Ford. Emmet Devlne returned to Ames on Sunday to continue' his studies then after spending his vacation at his home. He accompanied Miss Audrey Underkofler of Brltt as far as Ames and she drove on to Newton where she teaches. Peter Wllhelffii. son Gerald and his daughter, Elsie, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Wrip and son, Jlmmie and Mr, and Mrs. Louis Elsbecker, and daughter*, calllsta and Olga were dinner wests Thursday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Elsbecker. Mrs. Frank Recker cooked a delightful dinner last Tuesday evening and those who tmrtook were: Evans Carmean, Richard Underkofler. Frank Lon- prcran, James, John and Phil Sheridan, Cletus Delterinft, John Recker, Dr. Weber and Frank Recker. Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Fuchs and two sons were dinner guests at the Joe Sherman home Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. D. Latttmer and Miss Hale- stal and a friend all of Rockwell, Iowa, visited his mother's home, Mrs. Mary Lattlmer last Thursday. The play, "Rose of the Southland" presented by the students of St. Johns school Thursday evening was well attended. The hall was close to being packed and those who were there were not disappointed or wished they had not crone for the players gave a very good performance. The men are busy working on the storm sewer and water mains and it won't be long until they are in perfect order. The Christmas tree was also erected Monday afternoon and is a stately one but will be even more so when the lights are attached and lighted. The tree was bought out of funds from the Benefit dance given some time ago. UNION NEWS ffl&XKvjlt^^ The Louis Bode family were Thanksgiving guests at the home of Mi*. Bode's sister, Mrs. Wm. ftyfto at Pott Dodge. Mr. and Mrs. Jo* Bait* and Baa? Nabor and two daughters of Bancroft were Sunday dinner guests at the Smfl Btoffel home. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Howard and KM Gene and Stanley of Mason City were guests Sunday for dinner at the George Boevers home. Charles Graham, who farms an eighty acre farm north and east of Wesley, was calling on old friends here San* day afternoon. Miss Edith Curran of Rockwell City has been a guest the past few weeks at the Sen Gould home. Mr, and Mrs. Gould accompanied her to her home at Rockwell City Sunday, returning on Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Zentner and baby daughter, Shirley Ann of Wlnnebago, Minn., spent from a week ago Saturday until the following Tuesday visiting old friends in this vicinity and with the former's sister, Mrs. Glem Strayer In Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Taylor and son, Ralph spent Thanksgiving at the home of Mrs. Taylor's parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. J. DeOraw in Algona. Mildred De Graw who teaches at Cedar Falls, was met at Fort Dodge the day previous and Mrs. Cecil McCHnWa completed the family reunion. Jerome Finnegan Dies at Tracy, Minnesota Mr. and Mrs. C. 8. Jolmson were called to Tracy. Minnesota. Sunday morning because of the serious illness of Mrs. Johnson's father, Jerome Finnegan, who died that same night. Mr and Mrs. Pinnegan and family were once residents of Algona, having lived just south of town, a good many years ago. Besides Mrs. Johnson, Mr. Pinne- an Is survived by four other children re. Fred Clark of Warren. Minnesota, Ralph of Chicago, Dorothy of Idaho and Anne at home. Mr. Pinnegan was born May 24, 1853, n New York and went to Winneshlek county, Iowa, with his parents when two years of age. He lived there about twenty years and then moved to rCossuth county where he settled on a farm south of Algona. He married Ida Jones, a Kossuth county girl, who died a number of years ago. The family moved to Minnesota about 25 years ago Mr. Pinnegan was a well known and ilghly respected citizen while a resident >l this county, and will be kindly remembered by many of the old timers. District 8 Program Miss Katherine Schultz, teacher in chool District No. 8, with her pupils, >rcsented a Thanksgiving Day program ast Wednesday evening. This even- ng also marked the close of a very nique contest Miss Schultz has con- ucted among her pupils of the first our grades since the beginning of the school year. For each perfect lesson each individual child received a red star, for a month of perfect lessons a gold star was given. Donald Asa, .son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Asa had the honor of winning first place with Gail and Helen Wolfe, children of Mr. Mrs. George Wolfe tleing for second place. Gall Wolfe also received first for perfect spelling lessons. James Asa, brother of Frank Asa, furnished tnuslo for the evening. Phelps of the Galbraith neighborhood were Thanksgiving day guests with the Robisons. The O. L. Miller family were Thanksgiving day guests at the home of Mrs. Miller's sister, Mrs. Elliott Skllling in Algona. Others present were the Robt. Carneys, Russell Fryes, Fred Skillings and the Frank Skillings. Dinner was served at noon. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ditsworth entertained the following friends and relatives at Thanksgiving dinner Thursday noon, Mr. and Mrs. John. IMte- worth and children, Mr. and Mrs. Oeo. Wesley of Algona, Henry Koepke and Jacob Maasdam. Lesson two on 'Home Sanitation and Home Safety for Iowa" will be theme for the woman's Farm Bureau meet- Ing to be held Friday, Dec. 8, at the home of Mrs. Chas. Egel. This will be an all day meeting from 10:30 to 4:00. Everyone bring a covered dish. Mr. and Mrs. George Gowins and three sons of Mason City and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Greenfield and daughter, Edith of Sexton were all Sunday guests at the Wm. Greenfield home. Mrs. Gowins is the Greenfield's daughter and Arthur is their nephew. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Parsons of Belmond, brother of M. G. Parsons motored to Irvington Thanksgiving morning, taking the Morris Parsons family and Mrs. Rachel Shackleford of Algona to spend the day with Merrltt Burtis of Lone Rock. All returned home the same day. Mr. and Mrs. Sim Leigh received a telegram Tuesday morning notifying them of the serious illness of Mrs. Wm. Leigh of Winnebago, Minn., nee Jennie Magnuson. Mrs. Leigh was operated on for appendicitis which was later found to be ruptured. The two Mrs. Leighs are sisters. On many of the roads in Irvington township the gravel has become exceedingly thin, causing heavy trucks to make deep cuts which easily fill with water, hence the much needed improvement of resurfacing which the county trucks did the past week was greatly appreciated. The gravel was obtained from the pit near the Airline. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Reaper entertained 20 guests for Thanksgiving day dinner. Those who enjoyed the courtesy were Mrs. Reaper's brother, Hiram ond family of International Falls, Minn., Mrs. Sam Reaper of Irvington, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Haldeman, Mr. and Mrs. Jake Freeh and Mr. and Mrs. Dore Freeh, the latter all from Algona. The guests also stayed for supper. Mrs. Martin Becker accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. John Simon, 8r., attended the 32nd wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Girres of the Wfcsley-Scxton neighborhood Thursday evening, Nov. 30. Five hundred was played at four tables with Henry Nelson receiving high score and Mrs. Simon low. Everyone enjoyed a delightful evening with many good wishes to this worthy couple. The many friends of Mrs. Paul Hud- f.on are grateful to hear of her slight Improvement. Mrs. Hudson was stricken critically ill last Thursday and on Friday noon was transferred, to the Kossuth hospital where she has received the best medical attention. Reports were current that she was suffering from encephalitis and for some time was in an unconscious condition. Mrs. Hudson's husband is Irvington's popular barber and pool hall operator. She Is the mother of five children, namely, Fred, Orvilla, James, Ira and Oran. Everett Van Stenberg, a nephew of Mr. Hudson, also resides with the Hudsons. was named Robert Leroy. I winkle was ' fore her marriage. A large crowd of voung people surprised Mildred Deiterincr Thursdav ev- enlng. Cutle and other games were A Story That Every Married Woman Should Bead! That Is Wat Critics Say About "Smart Woman" the Best Story Ever Written by Thelma StrabeL Be Sore to Bead This Dramatic Novel of Married Life, it Starts in the Chicago Herald and Examiner of Monday, December !!.-» < Out of the Air at Christmas Time Over a COLONIAL RADIO With the utmost in Performance, fine Selectivity, real Tone Fidelity. Built by Colonial. Distributed by Graybar. Colonial Model 400 6 tube A. C. Superhetrodync $49.50. Other models $22.50 up. Expert radio repair service on all makes & models. Shirley Radio Service Over Long's Food Shop. Phone 44 Aid' Doan Aid Plar play, "Donated hv the Ladles' will be given at the Doan church on Friday evening. Dec. 8 at 8 D. m. There will also be a pantomime bnd special music. Admission will be lOc and ISc. Lunch will be sold after the | nlav THERE'S A REASON Christmas Is Just Around the Corner Prepare for a Merry Chirstmas by ordering your COAL and Building Material of E. N. Taylor, Inc. We will have a car of W. Kentucky Lump in this week Saturday the 9th or Monday, the 1 1 th and we are going to make you a Christmas present in sharing the profits with you by making you a SPECIAL PRICE of $7.50 delivered off the car or if you want to get it yourself it will cost you $7.00 and you are very cordially invited to come and inspect it when it arrives. We have just received a car of the WONDER COAL WE ALSO SELL IOWA'S BEST COAL. E. N. TAYLOR, Inc. Phone 357 On The Diagonal. 'WHERE QUALITY AND PRICE MEET*

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