The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 13, 1937 · Page 9
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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, May 13,1937 North East * Kossuth Page SCHOOL EXHIBIT, MAY DAY AT LAKOTA; PEGGY GRABAU QUEEN Grade Exhibits Are Most Pleasing; Orchestra Gives Program Lakota: The annual school exhibit was staged Friday afternoon and a May Day program on the school grounds at two o'clock drew a good sized crowd. Peggy Grabau was chosen May queen and was taken via a green chariot to the throne by her attendants. The orchestra played "Oracle Overture" and the first and second grades gave a folk dance for the queen's entertainment; the third and fourth grades gave singing games; seventh and eighth, folk dance and fifth and sixth, the Maypole dance. Orchestra music closed the program. The exhibit of school work was excellent. Grades one and two Miss Householder as teacher, had i A value that doesn't Fit your purse is like a hat that doesn't fit your head. "When a price ticket is one dollar higher than a man can reach ... it might as well be in the moon. That's how we feel ahout it, gentlemen . . . that's why we're seeing new faces in our mirrors and new checks in our bank deposits. You can'offord these prices, for we can't afford to nn's& a steady increase in business. Curlee and Michaels-Stern Suits $16.50 to $35.00 Misbach'i Algona posters for each month, clay modeling of birds, bird nests with eggs, baskets, images, health scrap books and the children had made a librarian's desk of orange boxes and the little folks took turns acting as librarian. Each child had a book poster showing what books they had read during the school year and all have good records with Bobby Boese. a second grader, having 62 books to his credit; third and fourth grades with Miss Awe as teacher, showed very nice posters, drawing borders, health and citizenship scrap books containing free hand drawing. The fourth grade arithmetic class had a score of 9 in 27 drills. The fifth and sixth grades, with Miss Shaw as teacher, exhibited a very good regional map. Grades seven and eight with Miss Chipman as teacher, had exhibits of transportation, with wooden models, agriculture with grains, seeds, etc., leather and manufacturing goods, lumbering with several shelters made from different materials, fishing with boat models, first aid materials, etc. The penmanship and note books were very good. The one to fourth grades, under Miss Templeton, music director, had some unique musical instruments made by the pupils, drums from coffee cans, piccolos, flutes, and clarinets made from weeds, wood blocks, etc. Their note books and seasonable mvsical bulletins were very good. The home economics girls with Miss Larson as the instructor had dresses, sport outfits, step-ins, canned fruit, etc., r.n display. Among their note books was an old Delineator under date of November, 1892, which Is quite different from the present magazine. The high school note books on biology, geography, history, government, etc., were very attractive and showed good work. The manual training class had many finished articles to their credit. "Andy" Anderson is manual training teacher. Supt. Grabau may well feel pleased with the grade of work done. In The WEEK'S NEWS Current Events Photographed for The Algona Upper Des Moines ON TRIAL FOR MURDER—Brig. Gen. Henry H. Denhardt in above two photos' is on trial In New Castle, Kentucky, for the murder of Mrs. Verna Garr Taylor, LaGrange, Kentucky, comely widow. The H. H. Murrays spent Sunday with Mrs. Murray's parents In Forest City. Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Gutknecht I entertained the Gutknecht families at dinner, Sunday. Mrs. Jensen and Gertrude Ukena were Blue Earth shoppers the latter part of last week. The F. G. Torines and the Rev. Harveys, Swea City were visitors at the J. H. Warburtons, Sunday. The Rev. Harvey Nelson drove to Iowa City Monday to visit with Mrs. Nelson. He returned Tuesday. The Bob Heetlands of Buffalo .Center visited at the Mrs. C. R. Smith and Mrs. Dell Smith homes, Sunday. The Wm. Rlcklefs, Titonka, and the Fred Winebergers, Buffalo Center, were Sunday visitor* at the James Bruers. Mrs. E. R. Worley's division of the MethodistAld served the regular Commercial club dinner on Thursday evening. W. E. Ley, Jr., and Robert Hamilton, students at Iowa City university, spent the week end visiting their respective parents. ... Smartly interpreted in Chic, Youthful, GRANTSCHOOL SENIORS HOLD BANQUET, SAT. Grant: The annual junior-senior banquet was held Saturday evening at 6:30 o'clock in the school gymnasium. A radio broadcast theme was carried out. Following the dinner, Dorothy Colwell acted as toastmlstress and the following program was presented: welcome, James Mayne; response, Vern Anderson; receiver, Marion Koons; violin solo "Mighty Like a Rose", Miss Byrum; aerial, Miss Lewis; vocal solo, 'Roses of Picardy", Arnold Boever; dial, Eileen Kollasch; Interference, Wm. Barger; "My Wild Irish Rose", the Little German Band; oscillator, Supt. C. W. Hamand; music, all. Guests were the seniors: Vern Anderson, Marjorie Mino, Rueben Pederson, Alvin Richardson, Eileer Kollasch, Lemuel Read and Arnold Boevers. Other guests included, Mr. an< Mrs. A. G. Farrington, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Fischer, Mr. and Mrs Earl Richardson, Mr. and Mrs. Wm Barger, Supt. and Mrs. C. W. Ham and, Messrs. James Stelner an Duane Stewart, Mr. and Mrs. W. C Nelson and Misses Mary Jane Lew is, Helen Larson, Hulda Clause and Lucille Byrum. The following are juniors: Dorothy Colwell, Willabelle Logan, James Mayne, John Steinhardt. Wallace Speicher and Marlon Koons. Seniors to Present Play The members of the senior class will present their class play, "The Ghost Ship" at the school gymnasium, Friday evening, May H, at eight o'clock. It is a distinct novelty among mystery plays, the action all taking place on board an old ship that once saw service as a smuggler. The cast is as follows: Captain Monday, of the "Mary Ann", Vern Anderson; Arthur Beardsford, falsely accused, Alvin Richardson; Justin Arnold, a lawyer, Rueben Pederson; Kelma, a Hindu, Arnold Boever; Barnby Nolan, a bricklayer, Lemuel Read; Nora Nolan, his wife, Willabelle Logan; Eve Norris, a private secretary, Eileen Kollasch; Mandy Jones, a lady of "color", Marjorie Mino; Olive Ralston, a widow, Dorothy Colwell. LAKOTA NEWS BILLY BAUMAN OF LEDYARD IS INJURED BY AXE Ledyard: Billy Baumnn met with a painful accident Saturday. While chopping wood he hit his foot with the axe and cut a gash that required several stitches to close. Fortunately he just missed the cord Dr. Sommers dressed the wound, and it is healing nirely. Billy is a sophomore in high school. Teaching Vacancy There is another vacancy in the local schools. Agnes Olson, who the past two years has taught the fourth and fifth grades, has accepted a contract to teach in the Swea City schools beginning this fall. Ledyard Women To Give Pageant Lakota: The Ledyard township project women held their regular meeting with Mrs. McCarthy southwest of town Friday afternoon with a good crowd attending. Achievement day plans were discussed and Ledyard women will put on a pageant. Mrs. J. H. Warburton gave a talk on pictures, selection, framing, hanging, etc. Mrs. O. H. Frerking sang a Mother's day song. A delicious lunch was served by the hostess, assisted by Mesdames O. J. Rippentrop, Charles Winter and Lester Jensen, who were joint hostesses. The next meeting will be with Mrs. J. H. Warburton on June 4th. A. P. NeUon and the Hnrvey Nelsons, Britt, and the William Nelsons spent Sunday at the Alton Hulberts, Whittemorc. Margaret Nelson, who has spent the past few weeks with her parents, returned Sunday evening to Chicago. Senior Onss Piny The senior class play, "Pickles Becomes \a Lady", will be given this week Saturday night. Mrs. Mayne Hostess The W. F. M. S. met Tuesday night with Mrs. Joe Mayne. Mrs. Glen Yahnke had charge of devotions and Mrs. V. A. Barrett the lesson on "World Citizenship. 1 ' Mrs, D. B. Mayer gave a report on "The Cause and Cure of War" and Mrs. Edward Knoner on "Better Moving Pictures." A Whizzer Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Ketster, Mason City and Harold Kelster, of Bralnerd, Minn., were Sunday vis- tors at the Harry Mussmans. The Methodist church is undergoing repairs and decorations so no services were held here Sunday, >ut several attended church at Ledyard. Mr. and Mrs. Hilmcr Hansen gave a confirmation dinner in the dining room of the Lutheran church Sunday to 50 relatives In honor of their daughter, Shirley. The Senior Christian Endeavor young people had charge of the evening service Sunday and put on a Mother's Day program consisting of special music and a Mother's Day silhouette play. The Rev. Harvey Nelson attended a district Epworth League cabinet meeting at Algona Thursday evening to help with plans for the district League convention to be held at Emmetsburg in June. Confirmation services were held at the Lutheran church Sunday morning and the following were confirmed: George Wcringa, Nadene Hans, Fern Stenzel, Kenneth Poppe, Shirley Hansen and Elaine Rahmstock. Elaine Rahmstock enjoyed a con flrmation dinner at her home Sun day and the following were amoni the guests: Mr. and Mrs. Her Gerdes, Anna Bauman, Mrs. Laurt Penny, Helen Penny, Mrs. Till! Hanson, Mrs. Lena Bruer and Mrs Minnie Butcher. 5HDE5 ALL THE POPULAR SPRING STYLES ARE HERE See Them! k Beautifully modeled, skil- fully made Air Step Shoes invariably distinguish the wearer by their exceptional smartness and flattering fit $6.00 and $5.50 IM kV%AM ...shows m «"i -iwjM 1 ^ sidewalks are 1 ! f.tidrned intol soft carpets N(.)H, mi; SHOCK-ABhORBtNi - , v "ACTION OF THE AIR si i*v SQI BROWNELL'S Mr. and Mrs. Frank Boever and children visited Sunday at the Paul Selberg home in Swea City. Mr. and Mrs. Soren Pederson of Kiester visited Sunday afternoon at the Henry Selberg home. Floyd Colwell and children visited Sunday at the home of Mrs. Janet Colwell in Livermore. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Richardson and family visited Sunday at the Floyd Hagedorn home in Elmore. Mr. and Mrs. S. G. Holm and family visited Sunday afternoon at the John Krebsbach home in Swea City. Swen Jensvold and children visited Sunday at the Art Berkland and Henry Mansager home in Cylinder. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Wentworth and family visited Sunday at the John Lamping home in Buffalo Center. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Speicher and children visited Sunday at the home of Mrs. Henry Jennings in Titonka. Mr. and Mrs. Otto Kelly and sons, Emerson and John, visited Sunday at the Jake Kelly home in Swea City. Miss Gladys Bergland of Elmore and Leon Johnson of Minneapolis visited Sunday evening at the Ely Anderson home. Mr. and Mrs. Willis Overfield and daughter and Mrs. Henry Skaggs and son, Harry of Sherburn visited Sunday at the Walter Engstrom home. Lemued Read accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Noble Overfield of Elmore to Lyle, Minn., Sunday, where he visited at the home of his father, L. J. Read. Sunday visitors at the Mabel Mino home included: Mr. and Mrs. Walter Mino, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Mino and children, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Mino and children and Miss Pearl Wiener and Glen Mino of Lone Rock. Sunday visitors at the Arden Reynolds home included: Dr. and Mrs. C. D. Schaap and daughter, Dianat of Algona; Mr. and Mrs. G. SUimall and sons, Edward and Leo, of Mason City and Mr. and Mrs. Anton SchmulJ and children of Mason City. Mrs. Sam Winters spent Thursday at the Adrian Hauskins. Mrs. John Osland visited Friday afternoon with Mrs. Adrian Hauskin. Mrs. Oscar Frandle and daughters spent last Tuesday in Blue Earth. Mr. and Mrs. V. Zentz of Elmore spent Sunday afternoon at the Otis Muithuns. Mrs. Oscar Frandle spent last Thursday with Mrs. Hilmer Hanson in Lakota. The catechism class met for instructions at Henry Madeake home Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Beatrice Osland and Theodore visited Thursday night with the Oscar Frandles. Ruth, Llllie and Mrs. Nelson and Alvin Hunter spent Saturday nigh night at Blue Earth. Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Oswald were Sunday dinner guests at th Elmer Quams in Rake. Oscar Frandle and Burnild Le gried shredded corn on the John Friesenberg farm last Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Otis Midthun and children and Bernice Halverson visited at the Lennis Quam home Friday afternoon. Irene Midthun, Jerome Halverson, Esther Andrews and Berdean Frandle wrote their eighth grade exams at Lakota Thursday and Friday. Mrs. Oscar Frandle and children, Mrs. Ole Hauskin and Mrs. C. Legried and Bona attended a birthday party on Mardell Howland last Saturday. Guests of Oscar Frandle last Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Ole Hauskin of Blue Earth, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Bennie Legried and Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Wood of Oakland, Minn. Mrs. Martin Thompson and Mrs. Hervie Thompson spent Monday night at the Adrian Hauskins. Merle and Glendin Hauskin accompanied them home and spent a few days with them. Bertel Osland, lone Winters, Harlan Hayward and Annie Loos wrote county exams at Lakota from District No. 6; Mildred Berg. Cathleen Simons and Duane Simons ol district 5; Loren Hanson and Ernest Thompson of district 2. Frank Rotterman is driving a new Dodge car. The Howard Jensons spent the week end with his mother in Jew- 11. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Lynch and W. Wlemer were in Des Moines •'rlday. Evelyn Anderson, who is a tel- iphone operator in Chicago, is vis- ting her parents. Baccalaureate services will be held Sunday night In the high school auditorium. The V. A. Barretts spent Moth- ir's Day at the parental Chas Ran- eys near Livermore. The Arthur Zlelskics, Herbert Zlelskle and Alice Hagge spent Sunday with the Richard Ziclskles. Mrs. Rose Moulton left Saturday .o spend the summer with her sls- :er, Mrs. George Butterfield in Swea City. Mrs. Paul Nitz is assisting with the house work at the William Knoners. Mrs. Knoner has been having a serious time with her ears and Thursday she had them lanced by Dr. Somcrs at Elmore. Mr. and Mrs. George Thompson, son Duane and granddaughter Jeanne Marlon of Sioux City were In Whlttemore Sunday. They attended the funeral of a retired mall carrier, Albert iBehnke. From there they went to West Bend and visited Ida Riley, an old school mate of Mrs. Thompson. Mr. and Mrs. Leon Worden, son Harvey, Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey Wat- crhouse visited with Mr. Worden's sister, Mrs. Hubert White, at Ce-dnr Falls recently. Her husband is in the hospital there suffering with heart trouble and they also visited him. Enroute home they called on Mr. Worden's brothers, George and Chester at Dows. Sntiirdny was a whizz. Saturday night we could not handle the crowd. In fact. March, April nnd so fnr in Mny has been wonderful trndc. I believe the bnlnncc of the season will be the best we have had tn years. It looks that way now. Good standard goods, low prices, straight forward dealing, bargains every day in the year is what brings customers to Algona. It Is like building a house, you lay one brick on another. It Is the sure way to build a lasting business. Schemes of all kinds are like cut flowers, they soon fade. Some of them are very silly. Honest values and real bargains are why people drive 30 and 40 miles to trade at certain stores. Algona hag the best trade territory of any city In Northern Iowa. Fort Dodge is the only one that has a trade territory equal to Algona and there is no reason why Algona is not as large as Fort Dodge. I would like to see four or five real bargain stores in Algona, even Montgomery Ward or Sears or Woolworth, anything fhat has some pulling power. This may seem queer talk for a merchant, but I am strong for Algona. With me it is Algona first and myself second. My interests are all in Algona. We have lots of long distance trade that buy what they want from us then load up and go home. This should not be. They should visit other stores and buy as much more. I even suggest to some of them to look around town. No matter who sells the goods just so the money is left in Algona. The common people outnumber the dudes 20 to 1. Common folks are not looking for high toned stores. They are looking for the most they can get for their money. More common stores will bring more common people to Algona. When treated right they spend their money cheerfully and always come back to where they get bargains. The few long-winded, supercilious high brows are no good to a merchant and very little help in building up a town. The farmer, the man with the dinner bucket * and the working girls are the people-that build up a town. Jimmie Nevilli THE SHOE MAN FARM LOANS Low Rate—20 years to pay. Option—can pay any day in year on principal. No Commission to Pay. For details see me Edw. Capesius New Heine Bldg. AJgona, Iowa ll-tf Home Young treatment tin It' ymir Iniinc is ^ftlin^ In-hind the timc.s appearance, either inside or outside, <ir both, let us »<i over it with you and see what should be done and what can lie done to brinir it un-to-date.

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