The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 20, 1937 · Page 6
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The Algona Upper Des Homes, Algona, Iowa, May 20,1987 Bel Canto— Tho Bel Canto music club members entertained their husbands and friends at a 7:00 o'clock dinner in the dining room of the Hotel Algona Tuesday evening. There were 60 in attendance. A musical program followed the dinner. Mrs. Carl Vohs of West Bend played a group of violin solos, a reading was given by Lucia Wallace, Mrs. C. C Shierk at the piano, Mrs. Carl Vohs violin and Mrs. Eugene McMahon, cello, entertained with a musical trio, and the program closed with group singing by the club members. Naomi Circle— The Naomi circle will meet Friday with Mrs. Tina Behrends. Mrs. Pearl Moore and Mrs. Siene Neilsen will be assisting hostesses. Q^ ores Past Matrons— The Pnst Matrons club met at the Masonic Temple for a picnic dinner Tuesday. Because of bad weather conditions a picnic at the State Park was postponed. This was the final meeting of the year. Following n short business meeting members worked on their quilt or played bridge. Mrs. John McDonald of Eagle Grove, was a guest. Observe 59th Wedding Anniv Mr. and Mrs. John Goeders celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary Friday, May 14. The day was quietly observed because Mrs. Goeders was ill with bronchitis. The Goeders' daughter and husband. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kennedy of St. Paul, came to spend the day with them and returned to their home Monday. Marie Clements' Beauty Salon Make appointments now for your permanent Wave or hair dress for Memorial Day. OPERATORS Marie Clements Augusta Roth Every Beauty Service Phone 5 In Kresensky's Wedding Anniversary— Mr. nnd Mrs. Elmer Kelley celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary Sunday. Mr. Kelley's sisters and husbands who attended were: Messrs, nnd Mesdames Harvey Johnson. Ralph Parsons, Tod Johnson, an uncle and aunt. Mr. and Mrs. John Johnson, niece. Mrs. Irvin<* Urch. Mr. Kelley's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Matt Kelley and Lee Hois- erodt. uncle. The Kelleys have four children, a girl and three boys, Kathryn. Eugene. Russell and Jas. The Kelleys were married in Algona and have lived here for 25 years. Mr. Kelley is employed at the Kossuth Motor Co. Mrs. Kelley was formerly Theresa Zlttritsch. The Kelleys were pleasantly surprised by 30 guests Including relatives who brought their dinners to help them celebrate their anniversary. IOWA THEATRE Saturday, May 22 STATE Theatre Sunday-Monday, May 23-24 THE HIT PARADE IS ON THE SCREEN! Mothers ,yewel-«— The Mother's Jewels organization of the Woman's Home Missionary sn icty of the Methodist church met Saturday afternoon. Mrs. P. A. Pnnson is the leader and there were 21 children and eight mothers in attendance. The children are all six years old and under. This orgnnizntion meets only twice year. Following a general meeting there were games and refreshments Men's Club— Thursday evening the Men's club of the Presbyterian church met for a 6:43 dinner at the church followed by a program. Hostesses were Mrs. William Eaton. Mrs. Lyle Mathes, Mrs. A. E. Kresensky. Mrs A. W. Amunson and Mrs. Frank Colwell. John Magnusson gave a talk followed by a trumpet solo by Merle Pratt, acompanied by Barbara Haggard. Scavenger Hunt— Donald Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. George E. Johnson, entertained at the Johnson home, Tuesday evening at a dinner party and scavenger hunt. The guests were Barbara Haggard, Jean Murtagh, Catherine Stewart. Dorothea Bjustrom, Dorothy Dailey, Betty Scanlan. Richard Keen. Richard Norton. Darroll Brims, Herbert Holmes and Merle Pratt. Mr. and Mrs. G. D. Stokes of Algona announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Ruth, pictured above, to Dr. James H. Emmerson of Boston. Mass. The wedding will take place June 1, and the couple will live in North Quincy. Mass., after June 15. Miss Stokes is a graduate of ^Algona high school, attended Grinnell college, and for the past several years has been employed in Minneapolis. Dr. Emmerson is a graduate of Iowa State College. Shower for Bride-to-be— Valeria Pickett and her mother, Mrs. Lloyd Muckey entertained at a miscellaneous shower honoring Adris Anderson, who is soon to be married. Tuesday evening. The guests were the members of a sew- ng club that met last year, vening was passed socially. The Bridge Club- Twelve women met at Cook's Tavern Tuesday afternoon for a one o'clock luncheon. They adjourned to the home of Mrs. L. W. Fox for bridge. Mrs. J. W. Little won the high score prize. Mrs. Earl Griffith and Mrs. Twyla Bartholomew were guests of the club. Luncheon— Mrs. Luke Linnan and Mrs. R. B. Waller will entertain at a one o'clock luncheon and bridge party at the Linnan home this afternoon (Thursday). FOR THE BRIDE WHO WANTS SOMETHING MOKE THAN PLATE ADDED ATTRACTIONS Latest ''March of r :imo" 3—Puzzle Prize Contest -—r. S. Vnemploymi-nt U—-Irish Kepublii-,' 1937 Tuesday and Wednesday, May 25-26 Call Theatre Programs t<> be -huwn at State Theatre Laurel and Hardy in "Way Out West" Ail Ameikan Toolbar he Nf.va Cab Galloway in "BAND ACT" Sterling .nlj s •he natural choice. It is the finest quality silver|>lateil ware and on'trs 'ne utmost in LI. . £ jf patterns. Visit 1,1 -r special display /-N HOLM!.'; t AWARDS-MAID If ami It on, Klgin, Watches A. H. Borchardt nd Jt-vvelt-rv The Algona Auction Co. I \Ve arc lirri- to wrvt- Ijhth the M-llcr :ind lm>r-r at our pavilion in AlguiKi fVrry S;'turda\. Saturday. May 22 Uuii't forget that «e t-xprct to s. 11 i-it-ry >uturd.i> tlii-, summer iiJid vull be Khul tu sr)l your livcsturk ;i, «<.• half all liiiid* of buyers for all kinds of pasturr i altli-. NOTICE—I will nialu- a *|>rrinl price on all Hay Tool* for till* month only. ( ojue in and look our K'">d liui of Ma»»i-}- Uarris Hay Waul* OUT, as this line i, uj> to ilal*-. Also have a good McCurnuYk used tractor and 11-inch tractor plow nnd good Miuj.ll spring corn hht-Ilrr. We deal in new ttnd u»id machinery. Alli.i-('hulniiTi> Tractors and the .Masooy-Harri.s line of iiuichiiicry. \\c uill trade for anything you have. See us before you dual. \Ve handle the Del-aval Separators. Now if you have any good cheap liomi-s to bell, bring them. We have listed u few horses for our sale Saturday, iihto liuvo »omo calls (or horses. Will ktart on block at 1:30. TiCKJlS—Cash. No property removed until nettled for. Open Every Day. Sale barn phone 77 C. O. Kaymoud Kiddie, clerk. ^ LONGS For Snaps in Foods of All Kinds 25c lie 54c 6Sc 34c 29c 9c 9c P. & G. Soap, <-x. l'_!c. >i/c (j fur Wheaties, per l..,\Sugar, }(> JM.UJJ.I 1,,-iir Coffee, lliliv, L' Ut. «'aii Brooms, extra jjoml quality Flour, b<--t brand "j (I'linM batr Orange Slices per jiMimd Choc. Drops, Voman's Club—The Woman's club will meet Friday, May 21. in the library rlub- room. The program will be "Table Arrangements" by courtesy of the International Silver Company through Better Homes nnd Gardens. A lecture has been prepared by Mrs. Fae Huttenlocher. Easy Aces — Mrs. William Geering entertained the Easy Ace bridge club at her home, Tuesday afternoon, at two tables. Mrs. Louis Lynk received high prize, Mrs. Firm Laing second high prize, Mrs. Elmer Phillips the travel prize, and the club guest was Mrs. James Allen. PEO Chapter- Chapter BW of the P. E. O. met Wednesday afternoon at Lakota with Mrs. R. L. Williams, the former Vera Ogren. This was the final meeting of this group for the year. Mrs. H. R. Cowan gave a report of the P. E. O. state convention. Luncheon Saturday — Mrs. H. R. Cowan, Ella Thompson, Lura Sanders. Mrs. H. D. Hutchins. Mrs. P. V. Janse, and Mrs. T. P. Harrington, will entertain at a one o'clock luncheon and bridge parly, Saturday, at Mrs. W. K. Fergusons. Ki«htsomr — Mrs. J. O. F'.iX.son entertained the eightsome of which she i.n a mem- brr Monday evening. Bridge \Vii.s | diversion <jf Ihe evening with Mrs. | H«'lcn Dickinson receiving the prize. TheMan About Town Says - dub— Mrs. Otorge Mahoney w:ts ho.st- ess to the nii'mberb of her bridge club, Fridjy evening. .Prizes went to Mrs. Hush Post, Mrs. John Dutton and Mrs. John Hardgrove. Bridge Furty— Mrs. Leon Merritt entertained at two tables of bridge. Monday evening at her home. High prize went to Mrs. Henry Becker, and low prize to Mrs. G. D. Brundage. S. O. O. N. Dinner— The S. O. O. S. club of the Algona high school met Monday evening in the Blue room of the Hotel Algona for a 8:30 dinner and meeting. If You Want Meat You Can Eat— Buy It At Long's Tomatoes and Cabbage l'iaut.-i Cheap this year LONGS FOOD SHOP Save Our Red Coupons Muny Deliveries Daily Livermore O. E. S. Names Mrs. Clark As Worthy Matron Livermore: Mrs. Archie Wilson was ho.3te.S3 to the Past Matrons of the O. E. 8. at her home Friday. Mr.i. John Olson. MM. William King, and Mrs. B. Stewart were the guests other than members. Following the business session. election of officers was held, and those in office for the coming year include: Mrs. H. 1,. Clark U3 worthy matron; Mrs. Charles Raney. assistant: Mrs. W. K. Johnson, secretary: and Mrs. Oak- Btrrryhill treasurer. The entertainment was five hundred with Mr.i ('lark receiving the high honors, Mrs. Berryhiil, travel. ;imj Mrs. Stewart the consolation. Mis. Karl Uaessler received the prize for the guessing cuntt.-it. The iio.Uc.so w;j.s a.-,.,istud in the serving of the lovely two course luncheon by Mr.-.. I.ee Wil.->on ami Mrs, iJel- iuar McKntaffer. The next meel- | ing will h>- held at the home of Mrs. H. K. Baker at LuVerne. LuVerneGirlh A Recent Bride LuVtrnt: When Merrill Parsons came from Walpuca. Wis., last week the announcement of the marriage of Eunice Thompson and Mr. Parsons was made public. The ceremony hud been performed at Walpaca, on March 8, 1937, near which place the briue groom is <i\>- 1 erating u farm. Mrs. Parsons is' the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Win.! Thompson of LuVerne and has always made her home here. She is a graduate of the local high school ufter which she attended Morningside College in Sioux City. She has since been a successful teacher having taught the past two yeai a It Is the season of flowrrs. .The morning after the district Legion convention a local »x-khaki wearer received n lone white !ily surrounded with pandes not for remembrance of his service to the country, but as a token of "cheer you up" as the spirits of life had fallen, due to too much convening. • * » Mrs. Katherine McEvoy spends the day officiating well at her county clerk's office. The evenings are filled with duties of office at home. After retiring for n night's rest she is aroused oftentimes with a party and its witnesses. But between those hours she cultivates a garden and yard full of tulip beds. Her reward is one of pride as rows and circles of beautiful colored Jloweri greet her and pasaersby who stop to wonder. • * • Then Cnet Williams has a lawn overrun with flowers. They are all yellow blossoms of the dandelion type. And no wonder mourns Chet as he looks across the fence at the swaying carpet of velvety yellow covering the athletic park. Could these flowers have anything to do with the football teams the past six years? • • • A farm lady lit Ing two and a half miles north of town parked hor car on the road near the bridge where highway 1B9 goes under the Milwaukee. At that point up nnd down the shoulder of the pavement she cut off and filled a basket with d-imlelion plants. And where is there u spot nearby that doesn't h;ive its fill of the pests'.' • • • Fred Knoll, operator at the State Theatre, put in four hours fishing at Crystal Lake. Fred thinks he set some kind of a record for in all that time he had one bite and caught one bullhead of about two inches in length. As fishing stories go no doubt of a record here, any story has its better. • * * Jimmy Murtagh was playing storm. He says he was hit by golf Monday evening in the rain lightning. To hear him tell it he cast no doubt but folks wouldn't believe him until he verified the story by our Boss Waller who was playing with him and thought he felt a little tingle at the time. • • • Bert Baldwin had a bucket of minnows, a boat, a lake, a fishing rod and an entire day but could not get a strike. As evening approached and preparations for the homeward trend were made Bert uncovered the minnows and turned them over the aide of the boat to freedom. Before they had time to Kwim out of sight wall-eyes came forward arid grabbed them while the astonished Bert did nothing but look and, of course, think, but not out loud. • * * Hodgepodge in the Advance thin Week wrote sort of a confessional. Admitting three dinners free by a gambling device installed thi.s year at Kiwanian meeting is shocking even to one who has seon the worst of life. Imagine members of the club ministering the gospel, business leaders, "character builders", arid others we look up to partaking of such an admission. Truth will out us well as false. • • * C.irl l'< arson and wife moved into the home recently sold by Fred i'owell and are managing the Brown grocery store. Asked how lit was getting .ibng, ('. W. replied, ' Well, me and ma haven't h.id such a lot of fun in a )->ng tjji.e." Good Hope Woman Has Trouble With Sight in An Eye Good Hope: Mrs. Charles Rutledge temporarily lost the sight of her right eye one dny last week. It Is slowly coming back and it is hoped that it may be entirely restored. Rural School Day Arrangements are being rapidly perfected for the nnnual Rural Schools Day to be held at Good Hope church next Friday, the 21st. The usual morning and afternoon sessions will be held with a picnic dinner at noon. in Hour Siege Charles Rutledge and son, Kenneth, have been busy the past 16 hours (Tuesday noon' trying to save the life of a horse of their six horse team with which they are doing spring work. It is affected with some ailment, which the veterinary doctor was called for last nighf. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Reid, Des Moines. visited relatives In Good Hope Tuesday to Thursday last week. District Supt. \V. G. Muhleman will preach next Sunday at the services of worship at Good Hope and Whittemore. , "Bill" and "Bob" Gross were in Ames Friday to Sunday last visiting Mr. and Mrs. George Gross and attending Veisha, Rev. C. B. Mitchell, former Good Hope pastor, is supplying the pulpit of the Rev. C. H. Seward at Forest City during the latter's illness. The Busy Bees held their annual Mothers Day meeting in the Good Hope community room last Friday afternoon. There was a good crowd and a worthwhile program. Mr. and Mrs. John Allen and sons, Tom and Robert, of Racine, VVis, were visiting relatives in the neighborhood Saturday to Monday. They were enroute home from Rochester, Minn., where one of the sons had gone through the clinic at the Mayo hospital. They were traveling with a house trailer so comomnly in use now days. Mr. and Mrs. Allen are uncle and aunt of John, Ben and Tom Reid. The pictures of his southern and Mexican trip were shown at the Good Hope community room by Dist. Supt. W. G. Muhlemah on Thursday evening of last week and proved to be of unusual Interest to the large audience present. The interest was enhanced by his introductory talk and the display and description of curios, which he brought back from Mexico. Something over ten dollars was taken in by the Indies which will be applied toward a Million Fellowship Unit to be used in the missionary work of the church in Mexico. 39 At Annual Armstrong Dinner Armstrong: A Mothers-Daughters banquet was held in the M. E. church Wednesday evening. May 12th. Thirty-nine guests and members of the Wednesday club attended. The dinner was prepared by Mrs. W. J. Marsch, Mrs. Clarence Adams, Mrs. F. S. Manor and Mrs. A. J. Bosworth. The following program was given: "Questions" and "Sweet and Low," by the Wednesday club sex- tette; Welcome, Mrs. Alfred Thiel; Response, Berneta Gaarde; "America, the Beautiful," club song; reading. "Honey", Rose Ellen Whitlow: "Juanlta" and "Sleep, My Child," by the club sextette; "Old Fashioned Mother." Mrs. P. A. Gaarde; "Modern Mother," Mrs. John ONeill; "Home Sweet Home" closing song. Mrs. W. A. Ortmeyer was toastmistress. iu Irviugton. Mr. haj been near Parsons' home Tiit new 10 minmc parking zone may turn out to be all right but where arc- the cars going to wait for their turn? Are they going to line up like folks at a uokct window or are they going to keep going round and round the block until u bJitakiuK gives them their goal? Hound and round driving will get old and line-up parking U worse than a few years ago when the town sobbed because business was going to towns with more liberal ideas on securing patronage. Mm. UaJltu Alderman and daughter, Cheranne, returned to their home in Omaha Si/nday after a week's visit at the home of hejr parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Pottei USED CARS 1SS5 Ponriac 6 Coupe 1929 Plymouth Coach 1929 Ford Coach 1931 Chevrolet Coach 1929 Chevrolet Coach 1930 Whippet Coach 1931 Ford Coach 1929 Ford Sedan NEW OLDSMOBILES ON DISPLAY Hoenk Motor Service West of Court House Fitting Glasses Is An Exact Science Your eyesight is too precious to trust to slipshod methods. Every pair of glasses we sell is individually prescribed, nnd the prescription is filled with scientific accuracy. A. W. AMUNSON Breeze into Summer in Dazzling White Striking white brimmed felts, straws and off- the face styles. Have a head start for Summer $1.95-43.60 The Elite Shop Sorensen's_fnday and Saturday Quality Oil Sardines ______________ 4 cans 17c School Girl Spinach, No. 2 size _____ 2 cans 19c Puffed Wheat ___________________ per pkg. 9c Brooms, sturdy 4 sewed ____________ each 33c Fancy Cookies, frosted or plain ______ Ib. 19c 'Eat Fleischmann's Yeast for Health' doz. 33c Home. Butchered Quality Meats Veal Boast ------------------- _.lb. 18-20c Veal Stew ------------------------- Ib. 14c Veal Patties ________________________ Ib. 20c Ham Loaf _________________________ Ib. 23c Pork Liver ________________________ 2 Ibs. 25c Sorensen Grocery Co. We Deliver Phone 138-139 Want a Job As ' P. O. Custodian? Applications for the position as custodian and charman in the new post office building will be available at the post office today (May 2ti). Any one interested in these positions should consult with the postmaster or Mart J. McCall, who is the Civil Service secretary for this county. The applications must be in the Civil Service office in St Paul no later than June 1st. Cummings New Things Child's Dress HATS 25c Child's Print DRESSES Sizes 2 to 6 29c Girl's Half Size SLIPS 59c Elastic Top ANKLE SOX lOc pair Full fashioned ringlcss KNEE HI HOSE 59c pan- Kiddies' Two piece SUN SUITS 59c Ladies and Girls Linen FARMERETTES (Slacks) $ 1.00 Boys' SHIRTS & SHORTS 15c each Child's Broadcloth PANTIES BLOOM'RS Size 2-4-G lOc Boys' POLO SHIRTS 29c Ladies' Organdy DRESSES n.oo Two-Way Stretch GIRDLES 14-15 inch 59c TUMBLERS Crystal, Pink, Green WHITE CUPS 6c WHITE PLATES lOc Radiant DUST MOPS 49c Radiant CEDAR OIL POLISH 8 oz. size lOc No-Rub FLOOR WAX 1 pt. size 25c SPONGES -CHAMOIS 25c - 50c Cummings

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