The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 9, 1937 · Page 2
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 2

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 9, 1937
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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, Dec. 9,1937 SWEA CITY GIRL Jane Carlson Will be the Bride of Sioux City Man Swea City: Jane Carlson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs, W. E. Carlson, is being honored at various social affairs preceding her marriage to John Halsey of Sioux City, which will take place In the near future. Mrs. Anna Dahl and daughters and Mrs. Martin Dahl and Mrs. Emil Larson and daughter, June, were hostesses at a shower in her honor last Friday night at the Dahl home. Games were played and lunch was served to about 30 guests. The bride-to-be received many beautiful gifts. Farewell for Bride Mrs. Chas. Schemmel entertained last Thursday evening, Dec. 2, in honor of Mrs. Melvin Fisher, who will leave in the near future to Join her husband in California. Mrs. Fisher, nee Adelaide Swing, was married in September to Mr. Fisher, who Is with the U. S. navy. She has been teaching in district No. 6, Harrison township-. Her husband is the son of Henry Fisher of Swea City. 17 Hosts To Lone Rock Girl At Shower, Sat. Lone Rock: A miscellaaneous shower was held In honor of Mrs. George Long, nee Muriel Ackerson, Saturday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Alex Krueger. Seventy-seven attended. Lunch was served by the following hostesses, Mesdames M. E. Blanchard, Charles Bierle, and daughter, Viola, S. M. Orvick and daughter, Myrtle, J. M. Blanchard, Lawrence' Newbrough, Fred Genrich, Harlan Blanchard, A. D. Newbrough and daughter Grace, Jennie Whitford, Dave Lynch, Maynard Kueck, Roy Zunkel and Catherine Stebrltz and Lola Marlow. Out-of-town guests were Mrs. Helen Johnson and daughter, Lillian and Muriel Long, Wesley, Mrs. Asa Warner and Mrs. George Thompson, Ledyard; Mrs. Edward Blanchard, Irvington, Mrs. Delmar Angus, Algona, and Mrs. Virgil Schrader, Burt. Infection Lanced Will Christenson was taken to the Kossuth hospital. Algona, Sunday where he had an infection in his arm lanced. He recently was hurt by a corn picker. Esther Smith Better Miss Esther Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter G. Smith, is recovering from streptococclc infection of the throat, having been ill at her home here since Thanksgiving day. Miss Meta Gade of Whlttemore was the nurse In charge. It is expected that Miss Smith will be able to return to Corwith Monday to resume her work as vocal music instructor in the schools there. Ladles Take in $106 The M. E. Ladies' Aid held their annual Christmas bazaar last Saturday and took in J106. Lunches and supper were served to about 300 and the various food and fancywork booths made good returns. Imannel Aid Elects Imanuel Lutheran Ladies' Aid held its election of officers last. week Thursday with results as follows) president, Mrs. Lloyd Gardner; vice president, Mrs. Sam Rystad; secretary, Mrs. V. L. Nelson; treasurer, Mrs. J. August Peterson. Get 25 New Booka The Swea City library has received a shipment of 25 new juvenile books, which will be placed on the shelves at once. This will be the last shipment to arrive for several weeks to come. Roy Hines started working for W. J. Cotton, Friday. John and Wilfred Faulsttch spent Sunday with the Doyle McFarlands, Burt LUVERNEPLAY , GIVEN SUNDAY Other Items from Vicinity of LuVerne for the Past 3 Days Lu Verne: Services were held at the Evangelical church eath evening last week with "Farther with Christ" as the theme of the sermons. On Sunday evening as a concluding service members of the Missionary society presented the play, "We Must Serve." The parts were taken by Mrs. Fred Merkle, Esther Merkle, Elinor Mae Woito, Ltuella Blumer and Mrs. Henry Marty, with Mrs. Herman Oeis and Mrs. Louis Merkle furnishing the special music. The Rev. D. C. Ost- roth, who is district superintendent of the Bay City district of the Evangelical church in Michigan, preached at the morning service. Mrs. Doak of Fort Dodge is spending this week with her daughter, Mrs. R. M. Mlnkel. ' The Alpha circle of the M. E. Ladies' Aid met Tuesday afternoon with Mrs. Harold DIUworth. Rev. R. C. Swanson of the Iman- U*l Lutheran church was out ot town last week attending to church business. Donald, son of the Goo K. Nelsons, missed several days of schoo last week because of trouble with one of his ears. The annual tuberculosis sea campaign is in progress, with th Junior American Legion Auxillnr girls In charge, dire-.-tc'd by Mis Amanda Looft. Gifford. son of Mr. anil Mrs. P. mcr Smith, is convalescing froi an attack of stomach trouble, bt lieved to have been caused b stomach ulceis. Harry Linde and son Roger, hru taken a contract to handle the Alii Chalmers line of tractors and far implements in Sweu City. The Limles are Swea township farmers. Walter Smith attended the funeral of Mrs. Smith's brother the late W. T. Fish at Burt last we.-k Wednesday. Mrs. Smith was unable to go because of her daughter's illness. Mrs. Claude Rujgust was brought home Saturday from the Mankato hospital. Her two weeks' old son remained at the hospital for further care. Mrs. Faugusl is reported to be getting along nicely. Swea City merchants have the streets attractively decorated with evergreen garlands and colored lights. Stores are filled with attractive merchandise in preparation for what promises to be the busiest Christmas season in a number of years. W. O. Nelson spent last Saturday in St. Paul where he attended the 64th wedding anniversary of his parents, Afr. and Mrs. N. O. Nelson. All the children of the couple were present. Mr. and M.-s. Nelson are both in the eighties and in good health. Joe and Merle Culbertson drove to Wells, Minn., last Wednesday on business. Hcrtha Ruhnke, Fenton, spent Saturday and Sunday with Elma Krueger. Leonard Dittmer, Burt was a Sunday dinner guest at the Lawrence Dittmers. The Mark Simmons family, Fairmont, were Sunday guests at the A. H. Hannas. The Roy Jensens spent Saturday and Sunday at the R. J. Edwards, Pipestone, Minn. Many from here attended the funeral of William Fish at Burt last Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Rath, Swen City, spent Thrusday evening at the Frank Flaigs. The Robert Dreyers, Lotts Creek, spent Thursday evening at the home of Mrs. Dora Laabs. August Pijahn, Lotts Creek, is assisting Frank Flaig. who has taken over the blacksmith shop. Col la Jane HoIIister and Alfred Ambrose, Joliet. 111., spent the week end at the L. B. Hollisters. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Rowe spent Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Nielsen, Ringsted. The Jim Ackermans and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Flaig were Sunday dinner guests at the Herman Willretts, Algona. Donald Bierstedt spent the week nd at the home of his grandpar- nts, Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Bier- tedt, Burt. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Walsh, their laughters, Eileen and Martarle, and son, Edmond, spent Satuiday at Fort Dodge. * / Beulah Gladstone and Adelaide larung. Instructors at Swea City, pent the week end at the Rev. S. M. Gladstones. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Faulstich ind Mr. and Mrs. Herman Jas- uilke, Armstrong, spent Sunday at the Will Jaskulke's, Mason City. Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Jensen and Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Kueck were entertained al a waffle supper Sunday evening at the Leo Lampc'.s, Bancroft. Mr. and Mrs. M. K. Blanchard ami the Lawrence Newbroughs wcie Sunday dinner guests at the Delmar Angus home, Algonn. The I-Mward Blanchards, Irvington, were also there. Dottie Murray, Spencer, spent the week end at the Charles Bierlea. Her father, Hobeit Murray, who has been at the Bierle home, returned Good Will Club The Good Will club entertained the members of their families at an oyster supper at the community lall Friday evening. Most of the families of the 26 members were represented, making a large group. After the oyster supper, 800 was played for entertainment. Merle Swanson was the recipient of the friendship quilt made during the year. The Christmas party will be held the afternoon of Dec. 15 at the hall with Mrs. Robert Hardcopf and Mrs. H. D. Rlstau as hostesses. Harold Walter had his tonsils removed at Fort Dodge Saturday. Ralph Blumer accompanied Henry Blumer to Knapp, Wls., for a three weeks' visit. Paul Kollasch, West Bend, has been employed to take care of the business at the Godfrey harness shop. Hulda Frltzmeler and Anna Wolto attended a county club executive luncheon at the Algona hotel Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Gugger are the parents of a daughter born on Sunday. Mrs. Gugger will be better known as Eloise Brown. (Mrs. Chris Anderson and Florence Godfrey took their brother- in-law, Chris Anderso to Ames Sunday from which place Mr. Anderson started on -his trip to Denmark. Fred Legler was 81 Friday and a family dinner was given at his home that evening. A number of his friends including several from Renwick congratulate him during the afternoon. Misses Louise Luers, Giovanni Smith, Kleta Finley, Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Chapman and Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Ltchty attended the rendition of the "Messiah" by the Webster county choral union at Fort Dodge Sunday evening The Epworth League of the Methodist church had it* monthly business meeting and social at the church parlors, Friday evening Maxlrte Smith, Carmen Wermerson and Betty Dlmler were the refreshment committee and Andrew Marty, Melvln Baker and Rev. Nelson had charge of the games. A group of young people had a bridge party at the S. H. Baker home Wednesday evening with Harriet ^eattie and Leonard Henderson winning high score. On Thursday evening a bride party was held at the John Jacksons with five tables in play. Mrs. Chas. Wolf and C. C. Smith were high scorers there. Marion Mino of Grant Honored on Her 13th Birthday Grant: Marlon Mtno was pleasantly surprised last Wednesday evening when a group of friends came to help her celebrate her 14th birthday. The evening was spent In playing games and lunch was served by Mrs. Mino. Those who attended were: Norma Selberg, Genevieve Kollasch, Doris Boever, Pearl Wentworth, Clyde Anderson, Gerald Spelcher, Harlan Johnson, Na- omi Spelcher, Robert Holm and Evelyn Cohrell. / Mr. and Mrs. Milton Olson of Fairmont visited Sunday at the Andrew Pederson home. Wm..Payne and son, Sidney and Jack Welsh of Ledyard visited Sunday afternoon at the Roy Wentworth home. Last week Friday afternoon a group of neighbors and friends gathered at the W. A. Hall home to help Mr. Hall celebrate his 78th birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Patterson and family and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Waterbury a'nd family visited at the O. O. Waterbury home at Welcome, Sunday evening. The H. E. Rachuts visited Sunday with the John Paulsons at Rolfe. BUY YOUR MEAT at Long's Our Meat Loaf and Chicken Legs Are Made to Eat Hoenk Motor Service H. L. HOENK West of Court House Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Runyan and •on, Robert of Mason City, were guests last week Tuesday and Wednesday at the home of Mrs. Funnie Barracks. with iier Sunday to Spencer. Viola Bierle and \Villiam Murray took them. Mrs. Tillie Hanna, daughter Myr tie, son Everett and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bii kelhaupt .sons Virgil and Kenneth and daughter. Viola, Story City, were Saturday evening six oVIork dinner guests at the A. H. Hannas. Air. and Mrs. Arie Ditlrntr anil Charles Iwtmer, Hurt, a Mr.-i. Johnson, Algona, Mr. and Mrs. Will Hath and daughter. Gharlene, Good Hope and Mr. and Mrs. George Sears were Sunday dinner guests at the James Wadsworths, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Flaig, daughter, Maxine and the Jim Ackermans spent Saturday evening with Mrs. Caroline AtUerman. Others there were Mr. and Mrs. Sam I'urr and Mr. and Mrs James Carr and daughter, Maxine, Farmer City, 111., ! Mrs. Lois Trainer and Mrs. Scott Carr. Phillip, S. D. The South l.'akota folks, who had been visiting in Illinois, returned to their home Monday, the Illinois Coins going to Kanawha Saturday evening. Mr. and Mrs. John Oxley and family and Mrs. (Jail Skelley drove to Minneapolis, Saturday, to spend the week end at the home of Mr. and Mrs- Leslie Oxley. A Pleasing Surprise A New Front at the Algonquin We are glad and our friends and patrons are glad with us A PINE CHRISTMAS PRESENT So we aie taking the situation gracefully. We an- doing business as usual. Our Christmas Display is belter than ever this season. Beautiful packages full of the Finest Candy to be had. You are cordially invited to come and inspect our Beautiful Holiday line of Candles. F. J. Behlmer THJE C'ANUV MAN at* At JAMES* In this one store you can find a suitable gift for anyone on your list. This year we have the largest stock in our long history in Algona, the largest stock of gifts in Algona or North Central Iowa. We invite you to come in—bring your shopping list with you, but we urge that you come now, while there is a selection. "HI** GIVC MIR GIFY* Off Feminine Gift Ideas Perfumes No gift pleases a wniniin or girl more lluiti a bottle of her I'morile perfume, or u bottle of a perfume u little bit better tlnin she ordinarily uses—somethlni; for those extra special occasions. Triced, per ounce, from 50c to $2.50 Powder Gift Sets in a fmurile brand iind odor are certain to pleuse. You will find many, many Imiiids, and seteral choices of number of pieces to the set. Our sales force will know what kind she uses. Trice rani?e from 49c to $10.00 Special Gift Bottles loilf I preparation* are put up at this time of the year in special Christmas Kilt bottles, anil Include such Items as perfume*, toilette waters, powders, hath salts, etc. You can't »ro wroni; one of the*,?. 59c to $3.00 Gift Boxes We haie a large, well-chosen selection of gift boxes suitable for cosmetic containers. Some are now filled with such items, others bate paper, or other useful articles. They come in leather, mirrors, heavy board, and cedar. 79c to $3.25 Bath Salts There Is no gift that comes so well In this country of hard water—bath salti* that soft*u the water and give a pleasant went. These come In large packages of several unit*, or in bulk packages. .1'rices range from 59c to $2.98 Atomizers ol perfumes and atomizers can )>•• combined to make a gift that will be pteaslug and express your wish for the holiday season. You will find special prices on such combinations at Uu» James store. Ask our sales force fur details. 49c to $3.50 — A Few of Hundreds of Gift Suggestions — Billfold Sets An ideal gift for a man. HUH billfold In the new style, some with Seytaln- er» and other Items to match, In either plain or zipper style. Priced 49c to $6.00 Shaving Sets All the well-known brand* —we will know the kind he uses or prefer*. Old- Lavender, Wrisleyn, and Royale special sets, priced from 59c t 79c up .1 Smoking Stands * | A choice selection of floor 1 model stand*, suitable for home or office, and table eta to please both man or woman. Always a suit- J able gift Priced $2.25 to $12.95 — Any Item Will Please Christmas Morning — Attractive Lamps The newest aniimtr the nt-w In crystal, shadow, decorative, and useful. Some come In pairs. Priced $1.69 to $2.98 j Dresser Sets Combination comb, brush, and mirror nets that find a place- on any dresser. I'rlre range from the lowest to the Ivory Inlaid "special* (rifts. , $1.98 to $8.00 Clocks flood mechanical clocks, Home mounted in wood, suitable for use In 11 Tin? rooms, kltchcnx, or bed* rooms. A neat assortment of the new moderately priced electric*. 1'rlced $5.00 and up \\f have the largest selection of gift stationer) ever shown In northern Iowa. Some come In attractive boxes of cedar, walnut, or mirrors, which alone would make an attractive gift. The prices are so reasonable that you will be certain to find more than one on your shopping list that would be pleased with such a gift and at a price less than you expected i» pay. Christmas Candy Hundreds upon hundreds of boxes of candy line our shelves ready to make many happy on Christmas. Helectioa* in (iales, Joan Manning, Jane Morton, Liggitt's, and many uthtTs, ranging /roui half-pound packages, up to five-pound family-size,* boxes. Here's a Suggestion for that Hard-to-Suit Person Only A Few Item Can Be Listed — Cone In! Manicure Sets Thin year there are literally dozen* of new way* In which these alwaya necessary Item* have been combined Into attractive sets, ranging from four- bottle to a complete unit $1.19, $1.29 up Cosmetic Sets Complete with powder, soap, dusting powder, bath oil, In HudnuU Mar. velous, HiidnntH Uemey, and many other*. These make one of the nicest KlftM. Priced reasonably from $1.00 up Items Seen in Our Large Stock There I* not sufficient vpace to list the hundred* of Item* purchased specially for rbrUtiua*. There U the always popular t'lenU ware; copper and bronze hanging bowl»| polished and hammered copper and brass table bowl»| crystal seU of all kinds and for all purposes I cocktail net*j liquor buttle* and glasses j pewter sugar and cream. er«i modern book end*, tome with thermometert and hundred* of pictures, «ome In seta of two. You must come In and *ee these Item* before you start your Christina* shop* ping. All are reasonably priced. Perfume Bottles These are the fancy crystal bottles e»ery woman loves to have OB her vanity dresser. Filled with her choicest and best perfume makes a gift doubly •appreciated. Priced from 79c to $3.00 Christmas Cards This ' store has always been headquarter* , for CkrUtma* cards, and the •election this year is better, larger, and more attractive than ever. Cards priced for five cents to a quarter. Zipper Traveling Sets With contents chosen especially for a mon or woman. Heavy leather covers, with zipper* on three sides. Contain either *ets of cosmetic* or empty containers. $3.00 up Men's Brush Sets Two<brn*h aad comb set* la zipper leather cases | also complete shaving outfiU, traveling set* complete or with the most needed Item*—make the mast suitable gifts for any HUM who has occasion to go out of town *$U9, $1.69, $3.50 Leather Item* Choice selection of all kind* of leather gifts such a» billfolds, key-taiaers, .stationery .nets, Kleenex covers, handsome box- Ings, book-ends, pads, roll leather sets. Prices well within the nag* of everyone. Largest Stock of Gifts In Northern Iowa To Chcose From K. D. JAMES DRUGS

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