The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 2, 1937 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 2, 1937
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The Iowa, »6c. 3,1937 ttotatt-TMChera Tfce North Central district Par •rit-Twiehef* meeting was h*ld a th* Attotia high school Tuesday at an all day Mmtow. Registration <*»> held at fl o'clock In the morning •fid the attendants gathered In the auditorium. The meeting was call* «d to order by Mrs. Harry Kushner of Bmmetsburg, who Is the first vice president of the district. An invocation was given by Rev. E. E Burgess, pastor of the Methodist church, and was followed by music by two groups of high school students. Welcome greetings were given by Milton Norton, the Algona Parent-Teachers association president, and Mrs. A. E. Anderson of Fort Dodge, the district president, read the response. Mrs. C. C. Collester of Spencer, state president, spoke, and a question box and general discussion followed. A luncheon served by the American Legion Auxiliary at the Legion Hall was enjoyed by the 85 In attendance. Mrs. H. L. Gllmore presided in the afternoon session and gave the greeting of welcome. The guests were entertained by music from the two high school groups, and a very fine address was given by the Algona school superintendent, O. B. Laing on the subject, "How the Home Life Effects the School Life of a Child." Mrs. G. L. Hurd of Spencer, district parent-education chairman, presided over the parent- education Institute, and introduced the state parent-education chairman, Mrs. Lloyd Mumford of Council Bluffs. There were about 90 in attendance, and represented schools from successful farmers t>t the community *• well as ah estimable citizen. MM. Daub was bofrt In Oranville, Illinois, and came to Kossuth county as a young woman to keep house for her brother. No children were born to this union, but the Daubs raised Etta Jonea from ft small child. She Is now Mr*. Al«x Smith, who resides, in. Portland. Oregon. Mr. Daub Is Tfl years old and Mrs. Daub Is 72 years old and both are active about,their home and farm' interests. • . . i Mason City, Sp"encer, Fort Dodge Estherville, Emmetsburg. south of Fort Dodge. Spirit Lake, and all towns of Kossuth county. After the business meeting n tea was served at 4 o'clock by the high school advanced home economics class In the home economics room, and was sponsored by the county council. Golden Wedding Anniversary— Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Daub cornplet- Beneflt Bridge— A benefit bridge was held at th Masonic Temple, Tuesday evening by the members of the Past Mai ron's club. There were 14 table of bridge in play. Prizes on con tract were won by Mrs. H. M. Ol son, ladies' high, W. J. Fuller, men high, Mrs. Antone Dtdrlksen, ladies second high, George Conkltn, men second high, and Mrs. P. V. Janse "or having the score nearest 1937 tfrs, Casey Loss won-ladies' high and D. D. Monlux won men's high a luctlon. -Mrs. Emily ^Spencer . re eived the patch-work quilt that th< >ast matrons have been making a heir leisure during the past two rears. The quilt was given at the enth drawing. A dessert was erved. Mrs. H. V. Hull was chairman of the general committee. Birthday Party- Relatives and friends gathered on Friday evening at the C. A. Gellen- eldt home to help Mr. Geilenfeldt elebrate his 48th birthday. Those in; attendance were Mr. and Mrs Lloyd Gross, Mr, and Mrs. Robert Dreyer. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Haase. Mr. and Mrs. Waldemar Riedel. Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Gade, Mr. and Mrs. Nick Maharis, Mr. and Mrs. William Otto and daughters. Marjorie. and Delores. Mr. and Mrs. Adelbert Fisher. Mr. and Mrs, William Dreyer, and son, Victor, William and Martin Zimmerman, Eric Seegebarth. and Arno, Karl, and Earl Zabel of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Cards furnished the evening's entertainment, and a d ed 50 years of wedded life, Tuesday, j icious lunch was served, and observed the day quietly. However, a small group of friends surprised them with an informal gathering and presented them with a beautiful floral gift. The Daubs were married November 30, 1887 in Algona by the Rev. Wi H. Barnard, Congregational pastor. They fanned In Cresco township for 30 years and since their retirement 20 year* ago have lived In Algona. Mr. Daub was born la Pennsylvania and when 17 years old w«nt to onio, later living in Illinois four yeaM before coming- to- Kossuth county where he engaged In agricultural puMuits. He was recognized as one of the leading and most To Be Married at Portland— A newspaper clipping handed us by H. E. Rist, tells of the announcement of the engagement of Donald C. Peek to Miss Gertrude Harris at Portland. Oregon, where the par- wits of the bridegroom, Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Peek, have made their home since leaving Algona 30 years ago. Donald is one of the Peek twins and is about 33 years old. His brother is unmarried. The young couple are both graduates of the University of Oregon. The wedding will be a-special social event of December 11. Maay old friends of the Peek family .in Algona will Of Beauty Our shop li a regular gift bazaar with scad* of novel gift*. Ton can't tell which comes firat'beauty or practicability. Every item in our shop has been bought for .this year's trade. No left overs from last year. Priced to make it worth your trip upstairs. Marigold Shoppes THE PERFECT LABEL FOR YOCR GIFT (Over Council Oak Store) extend "best wishes for the happiness of the young couple. Methodist Aid Meets— The Methodist. Ladies' Aid met for a 1:18 luncheon today 'Thursday) at the church. Mrs. Walter Roberts was chairman of the committee serving the luncheon. This was a Christmas party and a Christmas program was presented. The story of Christmas carols was told by Mi's. D. J. Bredall. A group of violin solos were played by Mrs. Arthur Anderson, and a Christmas selection was read by Mrs. O. B. Laing, which was followed by group singing of Christmas carols. Association Luncheon— Sixty women of the Congregational Woman's Association attended a one o'clock luncheon at the home of Mrs. W. K. Ferguson on this aftrenoon (Thursday). Mrs. D. P. Smith's circle served the luncheon. Following the lunf cheon the business session was presided over by Mrs. T. P. Harrington. Mrs. M. G. Bourne, Mrs. Lee Reed, Mrs. Raymond Norton, and Mrs. George Vance were in charge of the Christmas program. High-Low Party—" The lows of the E. T. W. bridge, club entertained the highs Wednesday afternoon. There are nine members In the club. Bridge was ;>layed at the home of Mrs. George Mahoney. The four members with he year's highest scores were presented with prizes. These women were Mrs. Meta Redfield, Mrs. Bert >onan. Mrs. Elliott Shilling, and Mrs. Fred Powell. A luncheon was served at Cook's Tavern. Party for Bud Anderson— Twenty-six high school students had a party In honor of Bud Ander son at the Legion hall, Saturday night Mrs: J. W. Little was the chaperone. The occasion was Bud's 6th birthday and the guests pres- •nted him with a bathrobe as a gift. The evening was spent at games and dancing, and refreshments were served. EDMAWDSLEY 4TH IN GRAIN SHOW,CH1CAGO Irvington Farmer fakes International dhow Award in White Corn Irvington: Edward Mawdsley was awarded fourth place on his sample of white corn which he sent to the International Grain Show at Chi cago last week. In the class ol yellow corn he received a ninth place. Mr. Mawdsley was the only one from this community who made entries at the show this season. A. i. Keen Very III A. J. Keen, prominent fanner of north Irvington towship is critically ill at his home. He is being cared for by a trained nurse. His daughter, Mrs. Walter .Barton of St Paul has also arrived to be with her fath- ««iKti^ . E. The regular meeting of the P. R. O. was held Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. T. H. Chrischillcs. The rogram was an open forum on the ubjccts of communism, fascism, nd capitalism. Mrs. C. B. Murtagh. ttrs. Lura Sanders. Mrs. Myrle Griggs, and Mrs. Helen Dickinson iscussed these subjects. 3k 8. Board Meeting— The Methodist Sunday School met t a board meeting. Wednesday eve- ing at the home of Mr. and Mrs. [enry Johannsen. Jr.. to make Inns for Christmas and elect a new uperintendent. The former sup- rintendent. Antone Johnson, re- ently resigned. Twenty officers nd teachers attended. Bridget Club- Mrs. B. E. Hilstedt entertained he Bridget club at her home on uesday afternoon, at two tables. Mrs. R W. Hanson won the high core prize, and Mrs. C. W. Berg- eld received the consolation prize. dessert was served by the host- ss. Auxiliary Meeting — The members of the American Legion Auxiliary will meet Friday night at the Legion hall. Mr*. Carl Morck will be in charge of the meeting. Lucille Pepoon will give talk, and there will be several muscial numbers on the program. Friday, Dec. 3 ON OUR STAGE Yau«lt:villo> by Jr. ('haitihor f'.iinmeive ON OUR SOREEN* Saturday, Dec. 4 Skyway (Uuthuvg by • pair of cloud bulling clowns! Edw. Arnold Furi Jack Oakie in "The Toast of New. York Pri.-L-.s 10-41c Sunday-Monday, Dec. 5-6 A satire on current American politics—especially the "New Deal". Beat musical extravaganza of the year. -inn Cany Mrs. F. J. Laing was hostess to le members of her Easy Ace bridge ub at her home, Tuesday after- oon. Prizes went to Mrs. Henry 'urst. high, Mrs. Louis Lynk, sec- nd high, anJ Mrs. Chris Walluka.t. ravel. A dessert was served. i Mr. Ilotnip* Entertains— j T. H. Holmes entertained his sev- | en employees at a dinner party, Tuesday evening. The occasion was in honor of the 23rd year that Mr. Holmes has been in business in Algona. He is the proprietor of the Modern Dry Cleaners. Honored on Birthday — Mrs. W. A. Foster entertained eight women at her home Friday afternoon in honor of Gusta Winkie's birthday. Refreshments were served following a social afternoon during which the women sewed. Luncheon-Bridge — Mrs T H. Chrischilles is entertaining to* twelve members of her bridge club at her home today 'Thursday at a one o'clock luncheon and bridge party. IK-owrt Oub— Mrs. LJoyd Muckey will entertain the eight members of her Dessert bridge club at her home, Friday afternoon. Bridge Nearly Done Work on the bridge at the foot of the Mann hill is nearing completion and the equipment of pile driver, etc.. has been transferred to the location on Purcell Creek north of school house No. 4 V This project was started sorrie time ago and although the grade was partially put in the bridge was never moved and the work completed. Plum Creek Banquet The ladies of the FlMt Lutheran church at Algona will serve the Plum Creek Literary club banquet at their church parlors on Dec. 8, They have secured MM. Houghton, Red Oak as speaker for the day. Cresco Chums 4-JI The Cresco Chums 4-H girls' club will meet Dec. 4 at th e A. E. Claytons with Jean Clayton as hostess. As annual election of officers will be held all members are urged to be present Programs for the new year will also be distributed. School Program Pleasing The program given by Miss Pearl Leigh and her pupils last Wednesday night ( a week ago) was attended by a very large crowd. Mike Leners received a. prize. The local dance club will meet this Friday evening. Dec. 3. Frank Davidson was the subject of'an operation at a Fort Dodge hospital recently. Students in school district No. 4 enjoyed a vacation from Wednesday until Monday morning. Mrs. John Cox has been suffering from a felon on one of her flnigers which has caused her considerable pain. Dorothy Mawdsley v:as a week end guest at the home of her father. Mr. Mawdsley took her back to Ames Sunday afternoon. • Mr. and Mr». Hugh Raney entertained at bridge on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings of thi* week with five table* playing on Tuesday evening and four on Wedneaday. Ronald Jenkins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Jenkins left by train Tuesday evening for the Internat- onal Stock Show at Chicago. Ronald accompanied a college friend who lives in the eastern part of the state. The combined farm bureau women of Irvington and Prairie townships met Nov. 30 with Mrs. Herman Wise of Sexton. The Cresco ind Riverdale group meeting will held with Mrs. Walter Barr on Friday, Dec. 3. Miss Eleanor Jenkins will pres- nt her pupils of the center school [rvington township in a public program at the school house on Friday evening Dec. 3 after which refreshments will be served. The general public is cordially invited. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Koolhaas, south of town resident*, entertained at a family gathering on Thanksgiving day. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hilbert and fam- ly, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Becker and the Tom Becker family of Bode. Arthur Maasdam returned last week from Washington state where he has ben employed on a fruit ranch, after an absence of nearly two years. Previous to his return to Irvington, how*ver, he visited for nearly three weeks with the Emory GroHenbachs of New Sharon, Iowa. The Groaenbach family are former residents of the Sexton vicinity. HociMT Guard* — The Horne Goarii, jjnior group of tr.e H'jrr.e Vfusaioruiry society of tr.e Melhuiut church met with Midoris Dewel Tuesday afternoon •a.1 4 o'clo:* There were 17 present. Marlyn Kctr.e u president, Barbara Harvey u •tertiary Mm. Merle Schtrcetert a the leader of the group and Mrs. Henry Johano&en, Jr i* the atmtant leader. W«m**'s Woman'* Association of the church meets today hone of Mrs. W. K. Ferguson Mr*. D. P. Smith's circle will *trvt a 00* o'clock luncheon. Home and home made aprons will be oo »ai*. EDDIE'S IN BAD IN BAGHDAD I Cantor Goes blown wrtfc JUNE LANG ROUND YOUNG Martin Louise Hovick KXTRA ADDED ATTRACTION IjUt»L"Mjrrh ftt TU»«' : J^o. i "The Huunac. Heart"—-newly discovered caiuen of heart 8WEA CITY NEWS Mr ajid Mrs. John Mosier and | vjn, J*ck «nd Veroon Dixon of ' Corning visited from Thursday until Friday of last week at the home o( Mr. Mosier's niece, Mrs. Carl JRath. i Mrs. Anthony Shaw was called i to Jewell last wtek by the illness of her aged mother who is M years • old. Mrs. Fred McGregor i* staying at the Shaw home while she is away. Emery Bergeson, who 1s employed in MinneaooU* wa* home from Wednesday until Saturday last w«*k taking care of the farm chore* while hi* parent*. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Berg-aeon weie at Little Falls, Minn., attending the funeral of Mr. Bergeson's sister, Mr*. Cha*. Knut- •oa who passed away Sunday, Nov. li. Shipler Children Are Quarantined Portland: Velma and Maxine, children of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Shipler, were quarantined Sunday for scarlet fever. The two smaller children are with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Larsen and may possbily avoid contracting the disease. Fortunately the cases appear to be mild. Back Frera Milwaukee Mr. and Mrs. Will Grover, son Harold and Mr. and Mrs. G. U. Fairbanks went to Milwaukee, Wls., last Wednesday and returned Monday of this week. While there the Fairbanks visited their son, Grover, and the Grover* visited their daughter and family, V. A. Smith. All enjoyed Thanksgiving at the Smith home. Mrs. Grover also spent one day with an only aunt at Lowell, Wis. This is Mrs. Grover's old home town. Dinner at MoCorkfa* Ray McWhorter family enjoyed turkey dinner at the Bert McCorkle home Sunday. Other guest* were the Ray McCorkles and the Dr. Harry McCorkle family. Mrs. W. Grover visited her brother. L. M. Owen, in Algona, Tuesday. Mrs. Ray McWfcorUr helped serve at the Eastern Star banquet, Algona, Tuesday night Henry Nelaon returned hone but Tuesday from the Iowa City hoe- pitaJ. where he received 3 week* treatment. Mr*. Carl Wauon. son Kenneth, daughter, 8Mah Ana, stayed with t-^fm WatM*» at the Grover K"*"T during their recent trip. Duripg this Great Pre-Holiday Sale Please do not confuse these garments with "sale"-merchandise. Frankly speaking, .„,,,*<, overstocked due to unseasonable weather. We must make room for holiday stocks now arriving daily. Every garment offered in this sale is of the usual high quality expected at ChristensH'fi store. Price reductions are even more than those offered at our January Sale. All in all it's an unusual event for so early in the season. Come inand see for yourself! ^ - !;; OUR EXTREMELY LOW PRICES MUST MEAN CASH—NO APPROVALS NO EX0ANGE8 "HIRSCHMAUR" FUR FABRIC COATS These well tailored coats from H. and H. Hudson Seal Fur Fabric in both the swagger. Prlncew and semt-ntted models. Sites 14 to 44. PRE-HOLIDAY SALE PRICK $23.88 SPORT COATS 38 smartly styled coats from the makers of "Kragslure", "Ki-Ki" .Hirsehmaur" and '' Glenmoor'' garments. Values to $23.75 are included. $1A P*Ps PRE-HOLIDAY SALE PRICE - «plf.CKJ Dress and Sport Coats Our largest group of Coats represents many distinctive garments. Youthful smart styles in both the Princess and Swagger models. All the good colors to select from . Values worth up to $32.50 PRE-HOLIDAY SALE PRICE , Coats All fine garments in both sport and dress models—with flattering, fluffy fur collars— Coats in Black—Grey—Brown and Green. Values marked to sell for $35 - 39.75 OC OO PRE-HOLIDAY SALE PRICE **U*OU Coats Such high class coats and only 37.88. They are created from beautiful fabrics and trimmed with Squirrel—Fox—Persian—Wolf & Kit. Fox. Values to $49.50 *Y7 OO PRE-HOLIDAY SALE PRICE tJWI.pO OUR BEST COATS A marvelous group of better Coats, Fine Fabrics, fine furs, fine styles, in fact our fin^ est coats are all included. Marked to sell at $59.50 •"• •*'-''" ' "'"'• ~ PRE-HOLIDAY SALE PRICE .S ENTIRE STOCK WOOL FABRIC DRESSES HALF PRICE We are overstocked, hence thia drastic offer. Over one hundred late style garment*, tin* 12 to 42. PRE- HOLTOAY SALE iff I 1 SilkD resses A tremendous group—nearly two hundred styles in colors Black, Brown. Green. Red, Wine, Blue and Kust. Sizes 14 to 46, values to $11.75. PEE HOLIDAY SALE PRICE "Lampr and "Marinette" Knit Dresses All late styles in attractive knitted effects in all the 'gdod colors. Values to $18.50, size 14 to 42. $12.88 PRE-HOLIDAY SALE PRICE SilkD resses Many of our better dresses represent this group, including ga nncnts from'' Le Vine "/'Ellen Kaye" and "Debutante". Values to $16.95. PRE HOLIDAY SALE PRICE _.. __ Shop Here With Ease VALUES In Our Bargain Basement All Thru The Coats New stylish coat* with large fluffy fur collars or of the tailored type. Size* for women or Miue« or Junior* SALE PRICE $8.98 BALBKIOOAN Pajamas « MJIWIIB.m* Ladle* and children'* •ixe* in inappy style* la attractive coJorn in UM popular balbriggan pa jama*. 8AUEFSICE 69c Dresses Silk dr**M* that originally sold for a* much a* tiaOO. Good *tyl«* malt** from sxccJltnt material* While they U*t SALEPKICE $1.96 Union Suits Ladit* fiMc*4 union tuttit in birth ankle and knee length* with abort ileeye* or *leevele»* •tjrlaa, If* just Uu Urn* to buy them at thi* aALBnuoK 79c Dresses Good looking *ilk and wool dree*** In new fall and winter color* in value* tnat originally •old for M much M $15. 8AUEPRICB 2.96 Blankets Large fluffy ooaforti- able blanket* la the popular Indian pattern* •uiUbl* (or bed, couch or car 8ALBPKICE $1.79 Dresses Thi* la our banner a*- •ortment a* there are about 7i *llk and wool dreacM that sold for a* much a* f W.7B. fiAUBPBlCIB $3.96 Blankets Double bed aUe fluffy quality blanket «h*et* in block plaid pattern* in several color* to cnoo*e from. SALE PRICE 09c Coats Excellent quality fur trim— ellk Un§d,and ta r tmiiaed Vyjfctt ladle* Rna ^Mtm~~^ *F «U..*&L ••«• •nmf » winter coat* in color* BlacM Brown or Oreen. $12.98 Bed Spreads Large *i*e and long en- ouffh for bototer. Seerv •ucker .tripe bed •pread* in several color* to chdOM frnm » ••» «^*«nnv >rvni i SALE PRICE $1.19 Xmas Gift Novelties in the Bargain Basement Too! For those who wish to buy Xmas gift* for lest—Me our tables filled with attractive A suitable thian for gilts in our bargain basement. ^^ CHR1STENSEN BROS. C

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