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EIGHT MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE DECEMBER 19 1935 COUNTY FARM BUREAUS CONTINUE STAUNCH AAA SUPPORT HANCOCK GROUP HEARSA.B.MYHR Mitchell Elecis Ray Smith Head; Butler Renames Hunt President. GARNER, Dec. 19.--Approval of the administration program for improving: agriculture and the work accomplished in federal financing of farm mortgages and home owners' Joans, which it urged be continued, waa voiced by the Hancock county Farm Bureau at its* thirteenth annual meeting yesterday In the I. O. O. F. hall. Two hundred attended. Co-operation with Secretary Henry Wallace was pledged and continued work to aid the Farm Bureau. The resolution committee consisted of Fred Arnold of Klemme, Verne Graii o f ' Garnar, and O. N. Johnston of Gamer. A. 'B. Myhr, Thompson, second district committeeman for the Farm Bureau, in an address said the united effort'of the Farm Bureau had "been of great assistance to the entire administration in making possible the constructive suggestions by leaders who were posted on agricultural conditions. Mr. Myhr brought out in detail important phases of the Americar National Farm Bureau meeting helc in Chicago last week. He pleaded for the support of President Roosevelt and Henry Wallace, secretary of agriculture. He said the best can only continue through organized effort of the farmers. Annual reports were given by chairmen of the various organizations. Farm Bureau officers elected included V. A. Cook, Goodell, president; Ben V. Grelman, Garner, vice president; Earl Ruka, Goodell, secretary, and Herman Gelner, Forest City, treasurer. Mrs. Louis F. Weaver, Garner, was re-elected county home project chairman and Mrs. Herman Gelner. Forest City, county 4-H girls' club chairman. Ben V. Grelman, Garner, was elected chairman for hoys' club work. Directors approved were: Fred Melnecke, Ellington township; Walter Woiwood, Concord; C.' J. Wille, Ell; Harry Osertburg, Avery; John Rust, Twin Lake; Frank Bredlow; Liberty; Ernest Bonar, Madison, and.Lyle Fox; Orthel. 200 AT ALLISON ALLJSON, Dec. 19.-- The annual . the Butler county Farm Bureau was heTat the Legion hall Saturday. About 200 members, .home project workers and 4-H club members attended. The forenoon was devoted to reports. . Afternoon speakers were Mrs. Ellsworth Richardson of Albia, state leaders In women's work, and Georgrc Godfrey of Iowa State college at Ames. Both talked on the importance of organization. Seventy Farm Bureau members were given pins for 10 years of service in the bureau. Officers, all re-elected, are: H. S. Hunt, Shell Rock, president; TJ. B. TJfford, Aredale, vice presi- SUCCEEDS LEGGE Addis McKlnstry (above) was elected jresident of the International Harvester company to succeed Alexander Legge, former head of the federal farm bonrd, who died recently. (Associated Press Photo). dent; F. H. Methfessel, Clarksville, secretary; George Wilder, Allison, treasurer; Mrs. Dale Kilson, Clarksville, chairman of women's work. GATHER AT OSAGE OSAGE, Dec. 19.--At the Mitchell county Farm Bureau annual meeting in the parlors of the Methodist church yesterday. Officers chosen were president, Ray Smith; vice president, Brede Wamstad; secretary, Elmer Koethe; treasurer, C. C. Nieol; woman's work chairman, Mrs. H. W. Rowland; girls' club chairman, Miss Emma Lane of Otranto; boys club leader, Ira Allison; publicity chairman, Mrs. C. B. Jacobs. The following- resolutions were adopted: That the organization sup-. 5ort the administration in controlled production plan, to get parity irices for agriculture. That the leg- slature enact legislation to reduce ;he burden of property taxes; That the federal government set up an agency to loon money on farm property at 3 per cent interest rate. The meeting also indorsed the Wheeler bill to remonetize silver, and supported the treasury bill to finance farm mortgages at a 3 per cent interest rate to be financed by issuing new currency. Fenton Farm Residence Damaged by Roof Blaze FENTQN, Dec. 19 Fire caused some damage Saturday night at the home of A. H. Meyer, two miles west oC Fenton. The fire started on the roof but the origin remains a mystery. The local fire department was called and the fire put out before it became seriously dangerous. Mrs. A. H. Meyer was home alone at the time of discovery. A Bull in a China Shop A Rube strayed into a ten cent shop,. His eyesight was warped, his brain was a flop, He looked 'em all over, and groped blindly around Unti! some fine beautiful glasses he found. Ah, ha, he breathed with insane glee, I'm set for life, now I can see. I've saved a lot by coming here Those tailored glasses are too dear. His way he went, with his wire and glass And see he did but alas, alas! One eye waa untrue, the other was weak, "I'm dumb," sez he, "I must be a freak." I've learned my lesson, now others I'll tell, Those darned Imitation glasses belong in--well, Til go to that Smith in Manly and SEE What he's done for others, he'll sure do for me. Live and learn--SEE to live Go to Dr. FRANK H. SMITH, Opt. MANLY, IOWA Others Do--Why Not ITouT It Pays! A Gift for the Entire Family a new DUAL-RANGE CROSLEY Radio 2 sets in one You get every Broadcasting station and In addition, police calls, aviation and amateurs from all over the country. All are. available by a simple turn of the switch. NO ONE BUT CROSLEY CAN GIVE YOU SUCH AN OUTSTANDING VALUE Priced From $18.50 to $120 PAUL'S RADIO SERVICE But make your selection NOW . . . TODAY, as our stock may not be , complete later. HOSPITAL COSTS TO BE DISCUSSED Expenses for Patients From North Iowa Listed in State Report. DES KOINES, Dec. 19. U-Methods of admitting indigent salients to the University of Iowa lospital will be discussed in the Iowa house of representatives tomorrow during consideration of the Millhone-Speidel bill. The bill provides for admission of ndlgent patients on a county quota lan and the reduction of examining Physicians' fees from ?5 to ?3 and of attendants' wages from 53 to 2 a day. The bill also provides that if a patient cannot be admitted within 30 daya of application, they, will be cared for in county hospi- :als or homes. The number of indigents each county could send would be apportioned on the basis of population. Now on Quota Plan. A further provision sets forth that the patient or persons legally responsible for him must pay for the treatment if in the future they are financially able to do so. The hospital at present operates under the quota plan, adopted voluntarily to eliminate the waiting list. When the measure comes up tomorrow Representatives Schroeder of Carroll and Dreessen of Crawford plan to ask substitution of their bill, which provides that the counties pay for only the cost of the treatment of their patients and receive credit for any assessed taxes for hospital support beyond the cost of treatment. County Keport Given. A third bill by Representative Mercer of Johnson would remove all restrictions on admission of pay patients to the hospital. The following report on hospital expenses of indigent persons from North Iowa was prepared for the state comptroller for the fiscal year Â·ndiag last June 30. If 7-9 Second Street S. W. Z. Paul Clement, Proprietor Iremer . iuena Vista letro Gordo 35ay ...... -Jayton , , . Dickinson . Emmet ... Fayctte ... Floyd Franklin .. Hancock .. Hardin .... Ffon-ard 1 ... ElumLoldt . fossuth ... Mitchell ... Palo Alto . Poeahontns Wlrinebago Wlnneahlek Worth . ... Wilsht 83 116 247 80 sr. 95 62 194 170 SB 123 108 49 154 178 117 90 111 83 102 63 127 510,187 4,051 7,431 3,318 15,628 4,310' 5.181 10,002 75811 4,944 12,030 10.7S5 0,571 a.sso Â· 7.012 3.-J04 10.761 13,152 0,701 3,437 0,601 4,429 B.G17 3.441 8.492 5 G.971 7,448 10,401 8.524 13.SOB" 6,221 8.414 9,0151 5,488 15,634 10,230 7,620 8,DCS 7,463 10,280 S.3ZS 12J857 7'522 S1596 5.161 3.SS5 5,002 0,413 Mrs. Servoss Funeral Is Held in Riceville OSA.GE, Dec. 19.--Mrs. John Servoss of Riceville, whose funeral was held there yesterday, was on Osage girl, a graduate of the local high school. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bronson, had charge of the "Lawn hotel," now kcown as the Travelers' Inn. A sister, Blanche, new Mrs. Bert Crowther and her brother, Clare, were also well known here. Her son, Evard Servoss, has delighted Osage audiences with his fine voice. Swea City Man, Hurt in Mishap, Improving SWEA CITY, Dec. 19. -- Buell Johnson, who was seriously injured in an auto accide'nt Dec. 9, when Rudolph Simpson met death, was sufficiently recovered to be moved from the Dolmage hospital at Buffalo Center to the home of his par ents, Mr. and Mrs.' CharJea John son. 18 From Corwith Are Working on Projects CORWITH, Dec. 19--Miss Alberta Mitchell was hired as clerk to the superintendent at the Corwith Consolidater schools under the CWS. Two women and two men were also hired for cleaning and varnishing at the school and began working Saturday. Miss Dorothy Mettille began working at the county home as nurse Monday. This brings the number of men and women from Corwith receiving work under the CWA and CWS to 18. Building at Hampton Purchased by Marsh HAMPTON, Dec. 19.--The building now occupied by the Konzen cafe has been purchased by Harry Marsh, who will take possession Jan. 1. Duties Are Assigned for Swea City CWS Worker . SWEA CITY, Dec. 19.--Kossuth county is given an allotment of r women workers in the governmen project work. Two women of Swea City will begin work Monday. Theli workroom will be the city counci rooms. Old garments will be re modeled and quilts will be made for the needy families. These women will work five hours a day nnd five days a week at 30 cents an hour. HERE AND T H E R E * * O S * * Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota Are Parents of Son. LEDYARD--Mr. and Mrs. Jack McDonald ^xe parents of a son. Sirs. Peters Entertains. ALEXANDER-- Mrs. Louis Petrs entertained at a social tea Friday afternoon in her home. The afternoon waa spent in playing var- ous guessing games. The main one was "The Wedding oÂ£ the Flowers." Miss Jessie Bell assisted in serving a lunch. Visitor From Minneapolis. DOUGHERTY _ Miss Arleue Iweeney is spending this week with ler mother, Mrs. Ann Sweeney and amlly. Miss Sweeney is employed n Minneapolis. Move at Hanlontown. HANLONTOWN--Mr. and Mrs. jester Burtness and baby have moved into the rooms at the Strom- orn house vacated by the Schneider amily. Leaves for Ellzabethtown. STILSON--Harry Martin who is staying at the J, B. Johnson home, eft for Elizabethtown, Pa,, to at- end a funeral. Guests From Chicago. LEDYARD--Mrs. George Anderson and children of Chicago arrived 'or a visit with friends and relatives here. Daughter Is Born. GLENVILLE, Minn.--Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Johnson (Irene Torgeson) are the parents of a girl born " unday. Planned by High School. DOUGHERTY--The high school students are preparing a program ':o be presented before Christmas. Return From Illinois. DOUGHERTY--The Will Kelly amily returned from Rockford, 111., aft'ei- visiting at the home of Mrs. belly's mother and brothers. Are Parents of Son. SCARVILLE--A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Peterson on lundoy. .Plan Holiday Trip. LELAND--Mr. and Mrs. Hildreth efson, north of Leland, will leave Friday to spend the holidays with Irs. Jefson's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Homer Hudson at Verona, Mo. They /ill also visit relatives at Pleasan- on, Kans,, and Osceola. and will top at Ref Oak to see their grandmother, Mrs. Nelli. Wenburg. Mrs. efson's brother-in-law and sister, Mi', and Mrs. L. N. Sanquist and hildren, Dorothy ana Lowell of Forest City, will accompany them. Home From Colleges. THOMPSON--Harold Juhl, at;ending college at Ann Arbor, Mich., Waldon Halvorsen attending Dana college at Blair, Nebr., and.Merril Houg of Chicago came Sunday to spend the Christmas vacation with their parents here. Return From \Vadena. HANLONTOWN--The Rev. and vfrs. James Miller returned Friday :rom Wadena where they had attended the U. B. conference. Their son, Donald, had been at Ft. Dodge. Will Present Program. STILSON Â·-- The Christmas program will be given in the U. B church Saturday evening. Honored by 100. LE ^YARD -- A miscellaneous shower was held at the home of Mr and Mrs. Herman Balvance in honor of their daughter, Mrs. Herman Goetz, Jr., who was recently married. More than 100 friends anfl relatives were present. Â· Called to Id.-iho. THOMPSON--Miss Clara Monsen teacher in the local schools here was called to Idaho by the serious illness of her aunt. Mrs. F. E. Larson is substituting for her during her absence. Are Parents of Son. T H O M P S O N--Mr. and Mrs Emery Ashpole, Jr., Brush Creek Minn., are parents of a son born Sunday morning at the home of Mrs Ashpole's sister and family, Mr. an Mrs. Orville Grimaley in Thompson This makes three boys. Children Get Treats. GARNER--Christmas trade was stimulated here Saturday by the presence of 1,000 children, each o whom received as a free gift a bag of candy and nuts. Start CWS Work. GARNER--Evelyn Waller and lone Sinclair have been given cler ical jobs here under the emergency work plan. Miss Walley will work in the high school and Miss Sin clair in the county recording office Wedding Anniversary Observed. GENEVA--About 1-1 friends an relatives helped Mr. and Mrs. Alber Pickering celebrate the forty-sec ond anniversary of their wedding. Anniversary Is Observed. GENEVA--Twelve relatives wer dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Johi G. Knoll Sunday in honor of th twenty-first wedding anniversarj of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Reinke. Hear Mrs. Skelley. TITONKA--Members and friend of the American Legion auxiliary unit of Titonka were entertained a the home of Anna Schenck, uni president, Thursday at which tim those attending listened to the de parturient program broadcast ove WHO-WOC, the speaker being M Myrton Skelley, department secre tary. Sent to Vets' Hospital. WESLEY--The local unit of "th American Legion auxiliary is send ing out 26 Christmas greetin cards, 12 pounds of sewed carpe rags and over 200 magazines to th U. S. Veteran's government hos pital at Knoxvillc. Mrs. George Al drich, local Fidac chairman, is spon soring a 1,000 word essay contes in the high school on "Peace Wit Security" and offers prizes to th three highest contestants. Iowa State college faculty mem- ers, in the year from July 1, 1932, o June 30, 1933, published 367 sci- ntific or semi-scientific articles and books, according: to the report ust issued by Librarian Charles H. Brown. Two hundred eighty-two au- hors were represented. YOUR IOWA An Interesting Fact Daily About the State You Are Proud tc Call Your Oivn! Home From Missouri. LONEROCK--Miss Alice Angus arrived home Saturday from Parks- ille, Mo., to spend the holidays with .er parents. Mr. Angus, Lillian and ilrs. N. L. Cotton went to Ames i'riday to meet her. Homo From St. Louis. ST. ANSGAR--Reginald Bram- uer arrived home from St. Louis, he last of the week to spend the lolldays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Brammer. Will Give Toys. SWEA CITY--The children oE the ixth grade under the direction of Miss Barbara Wylam, teacher, will give toys and treats to the needy hildren to be distributed under the irection of the local Red Cross ommittee. Returns From Milwaukee. MITCHELL--O. N. Cleveland has eturued from Milwaukee, Wis., vhere he went on business and vis- :ed at the home of a sister, Mrs. H. lerwis. Submits to Operation. GOODELL--Bennie Jacobson sub- litted to a major operation at the Hampton hospital Monday. 63rd Birthday Observed. LONEROCK--Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Jittmer entertained Sunday in hon- r of R. T. Angus' sixty-third birth- ay. Those present were R. T. Anus and family, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Cotton, Mr. and Mrs. N. L. Cotton, Ir. and Mrs. Ed Dittmer, Burt and Ir. and Mrs. Delmar Angus and on of Algona. Leave for Detroit. ST. ANSGAR--Mrs. Laden Went- Â·orth and son, Detroit, Mich., left or their home Saturday evening, aviog been here to attend the fu- eral oÂ£ her stepfather, H. H. Meyr. Entertained at Alexander. ALEXANDER--Mrs. Louie Peers entertained 20 young women at Her home. Guessing games were -tart of the entertainment and a uncheon was served. Are Parents of Son. LELAND--A son, weighing 7 2-3 rounds was born Monday to Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Bides. This is their irst child. Birthday Is Celebrated. ROCK FALLS--Mrs. Peter Jensen entertained a party of neighbors and friends at her home Sunday in observance of the birthday anniversary of her husband, Peter Tensen. Included in the guests were Mr. and Mrs. Jensen's son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Thomas and also their son, Herberi Jensen, who have just returnee from several weeks spent in northern Minnesota. Home From Iowa City. COULTER--C. A. Aageson, a stu dent in the medical department at the state university, was to arrive home Tuesday lor a two weeks' hoi iday vacation. Mrs. Hartson Wins. DUMONT--The W. M. S. of the Evangelical church held a matrons oratorical contest for missions Sun day evening at the preaching hour Mrs. Harold Hartson was awardec the silver-medal by the judges Supt. R. H, Atchison. Miss Harrie' Brindley and T. V. White. , Surprised on BIrthdav. GORDONSVILLE, Minn.--A com pany of the younger married per sons gathered at the Mrs. Pear Strate home as a surprise for Mrs Nellie Rabbi, who wag celebrating her birthday anniversary. Son Is Rorn. CARPENTER--Mr. and Mrs Clarence Johnson are the parent of' a baby boy. Students Returning- Home. LAKOTA -- Henry Hassebrock eft Monday morning for Dubuque o bring home his son, Wibur and Gorman Frerking and Virgil Smith, vho are attending the University of Dubuque and will spend the holidays here at their homes. Arrive From Custcr. COULTER--Dr. and Mrs. W. J. Aagesen and little daughter, Dorthy Jane Aagesen, were to arrive n Coul':er Tuesday from Custer, S. Dak., for a 10 days' visit. Mr. Aagesen is first lieutenant in the medical department of the C. C. C. at Custer. Severn! Guests Entertained. SWALEDALE--Mr. nnd Mrs. Henry Krause entertained several guests Saturday evening. Visited at Je'wel. SWALEDALE--Mr. and Mrs. R. Taylor were week-end visitors with relatives Â£.t Jewel. Christmas Sleeting Held. BRISTOW--The women's auxil- ary to the Oak Hill Cemetery as- Â·3-jeiction held a Christmas meeting on Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Elizabeth Corey. Guests From Blooming Prairie. CARPENTER--Mr. and Mrs. lussel Culbertson and children, Blooming Prairie, spent the weekend at the home of his parents, Mi-, and. Mrs. C. M. Culbertson. Benefit Lunch Served. GORDONSVILLE, Minn. -- A group of women entertained and served at lunch at the home of Mrs. D. L. Kiove Tuesday afternoon for he benefit oÂ£ the Royal Neighbor odges. Guest From Burlington. MITCHELL--Donald Pierco of Burlington is visiting his aunt, Mrs. W. Mason and family. Azelda Mullen President. GOODELL--The 4-H club girls of Avery township entertained their mothers at a three course dinner at he J. J. Cook home. After the din- r the following were elected: resident, Alzeda Mullen; vice pres- 'ent, Delorys Cook; secretary- reasure-. Irene Marshall. Christmas Party Held. CORWITH--Members of St. Gary's Catholic church held a Christmas party and gift exchange at the Legion hall Sunday evening. The Methodist and Baptist churches will each present Christmas pro- rams at their churches next Sunday evening. Club to Bo Entertained. 'OTCHELL--The Unity club held its annual Christmas party Friday night at the home of Mrs. L. R. Dockerty. Women members of the faculty were guests of honor. A short program was given. Each members answerp.d to roll call with a Christinas poem. Circle Program Given. ALEXANDER--Mrs. Fred Larsen entertained the women of the U Missionary circle at her home. After the program Mrs. Larsen served a. luncheon. Mrs. Clyde Mease was program leader, Plan Christmas Cheer. SWEA CITY--The local unit of the American Legion auxiliary senl carpet rags to the Knoxville Veterans hospital, also 25 Christmas cards to Veterans' hospital, Des Moines, sheets and pillow cases for department supply slielf, and wil distribute 28 boxes of "Christmas Cheer" for local families. Choir Gives Program. FENTON--The M. E. church choir conducted the'regular worship hour Sunday, with a number of Christmas carols and choruses. It was wel attended and appreciated by all. The choir was led by Mrs. W. P. VVeis brod. Shower Honors Couple. MITCHELL--A reception was given at the Bohemian hall Saturday night honoring Mr. and Mrs Martin Pokornick, who were recently married in Chicago. Mrs. Pokor- nick was Miss Mildred Pajer before her marriage. They will make tlieii home on a farm east of town. Visit at Lake Lillian. GOODELL--Mr. and Mrs. Charles Peterson, son, Donald and their nieces, Barbara and Kama Peterson, left for Lake Lillian, Minn., to visit relatives a few days. Osmund Peterson Dies at Scarville; Burial to Be Made in Roland SCARVILLE, Dec. 19.--Osmund Peterson, who made his home here with his granddaughter, Mrs. S. O. Bakken, died Saturday evening. Mr. Peterson was more than 80 years old and had been in poor heaith for some time. Burial will be made in Holand, Wednesday. LELAND TO VOTE ON BOND ISSUE Special Election to Be Jan. 9 on Proposed Addition to School. LELAND, Dec. 19.--A special election of the independent school district of Leland will be held Tuesday, Jan. 9, at the town hall. The proposition to be submitted to the voters will be whether or not the district shall issue bonds not to exceed 51,500 to be used for constructing an addition to the school building. Thompson Woman, 71, Is Unconscious After Fall THOMPSON, Dec. 19.--Mrs. Erick Ulrick, 71, fell down stairs at home Sunday morning, cutting a gash In the side of her head. She was unconscious until late Sunday night when she regained consciousness. TWO MEN HELD FOR SHOPLIFTING Articles Taken From Stores at Estherville Are Identified. EMMETSBURG, Dec. 19.--Following a tip that two men were selling valuable wearing apparel at low prices in West Bend over the week-end, Sheriff Bert Montgomery and Deputy Harvey Sprout of Palo Alto county went there and arrested Bud McFenton, alias Bob Shafer, 28 of Grafton, N. Dak., and William Daniels, 31 of St. Joseph, Mo., who confessed to shoplifting In several Estherville stores Saturday.' Estherville officials and merchants came here yesterday afternoon where they identified some of tho merchandise as belonging to the Gildner-Beck clothing company and the L. M. Christiansen store of Estherville. The two men were removed from the Palo Alto county jail to the Estherville jail to await a hearing. i\i I! Mrs. McGilvery Elected ' Head of Carpenter Group CARPENTER, Dec. 19.--At the annual business meeting of N. L. Aid society held Friday, the following were elected: Mrs. Leslie Me- Gilvery, re-elected president; Mrs. Earl Cooper, vice president; Mrs. Leonard Anderson, secretary; Mrs. Loyd Johnson, treasurer; Mrs. Gustof Lee, organist. Olaf Langhaug is pastor. ' MEN!! We want to help you be a real Santa Clans to "Her" this Christmas! Wednesday night is "Men's Night" at Merkel's. So come right in ... there'll be other men here, too. You'll feel right "at home." Our salesladies will give you all the time you need to help you select your gifts. Then imagine her delight when she sees how thoughtful you are and what good judgment you used. We'll be open until nine beginning Wednesday MERKEL 9 .ng lips /~TT~\Â» This is the last week before Christmas and it looks like this Christmas will be the happiest one for most folks in several years Judging from the number of gifts we have sold. We will make every effort to give the last minute gift shopper prompt and courteous service. We are open until six o'clock Tuesday evening nnd, beginning Wednesday, wo will remain open until nine o'clock each evening this week. Snnta C'Inus will be in Merkel's Xoylnnd each day, beginning Wednesday, from 2:SO to 4:30 and'from 7 to 8:30. For a Glad Hand-- Gifty Compact You'll get it all right, Mr. Santa, if you p u t n i c e Frenchy k i d gloves In their stockings--especially if they a r e A r i s gloves f r o m M e r k e l ' s . ?2.50 to Â§3.88 the pair. kind you'll admire each time you use it and the kind your friends will cov- to ?8.98. Okey, Jewelry !- Give rings for h e r fingers, clips for her s h o u l d e r s , rhinea t o n e s for her throat a n d bangles for her wrist . . . slie'll love it! Individually toxed at 59c and 51. Put Stockings in Her-stockings and be sure to give her the kind she selects for herself . . . . Holeproof o r Phoenix. If you want to make a grand gesture, a half dozen pairs of our sheerest number is the thing. $1 to 51.95 the pair. What a Blow- to see him yank out an atrocious handkerchief of someone's wrong choosing Guard against it ... give him nice linens, and plenty of them 25c to 50c each. Dark and Handsome-- T h e s e handb a g s a r e t h a t all r i g h t . Rich dark l e a t h e r s and fabrics i n t h e smar t e s t shapes, and the prices are only ?1 to $5.98. Honorable Mention-- Unmentionables! Well maybe once u p o n a time, b u t II these un'/}. dlea are the " t o p i c o f conve r H a- 11 o n i n m a n y circles, n o w . Everyone's for i s o m e Christmas. 51.08 to $8.50. And Ladies! -Here's a t i p ! Wednesday is Men's Night at Merkel's. We want to help "Him" select his gift for "You."' So If he asks for the evening off, for goodness sakea, let him go. We'll try our best to steer him right and hope you'll get just the things you are wishing for.