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ATDEDKAllONl Wittenburg Speaker, On Emmetslmrg Program, Sunday FROM THE FILES tKARS AGO ot Commeretal had "*<« held at a Port Dodge. Thlrty-flv* secretaries In attendance had reported a splendid meeting. Secretary Van ot the Algona club had at- and had given an address on " "Good Roads. • * * ot the new Lutheran c^ at the aftern oon A R«d OOM play WM to b* _ , ----' °t the «iei ££h s """*"' "'«"• fivi=s«S • -•«»! services Paul Evangelical | BUI. ch.ldren We'Win^r^d oy Miss Almy of the Algona schools. A social hour was to follow the pro"~~ Those on the program were Kanouff, Mildred Bailey, Kanouff, Mildred Morrison, 'd Morrison, Ruth . . . , —•.»« Joslyn, Mildred This Is the M °Tl8on, Eugenia Rlst, Irene Mor•"- "-" — Itojr, Mel Peterson, I ir^'inKr"". Earl Sprague, and [ Harold Falkenhalner. * PUton Licnty andMr Tnd'MV/' V F L ^J^P"- AncHon **» * Chapman took^artVn'.t^ 8 ' '""" S^fil'" %™£? !?«»«! " Falrrtew School Program ^r^he&ew'sc&S ^tfi£^*"s.^ They will have ... cl .on th.I"." 1 P' 0 *™" 1 at elRht o'cloci •on the same evening. Parents of Son _Mr. and Mrs. Harold Brown ar the Parents of a son born Friday 25"'"*• ™ ls '• their first child and has been named Charles Hen ry. He weighed seven and three fourths pounds. George Kabelo and the Misses, Frances and Martha Kabele were Ooldfleld guests at the Irvin Chapmans Saturday. Mrs. Walter Wood, Mrs. Elmer Emory and Julius Stripling, Sexton, spent the week end with Mrs, Helena Stripling. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Ramus and Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Wildln went to Racine, WIs., Wednesday to visit the Andrew Hansens and bring back Florence Ramus who has been there since Thanksgiving. Mrs. Hansen was Vera Ramus. Harry Hoepner and a friend spent the week end with his parents Mr and Mrs. Wm. Hoepner. Harry Is •with the Oklahoma Outlaws, WHO radio artists In Des Molnes. WESLEY SCHOOLS CLOSING FRIDAY Teachers Going 1 Sisters Remain; To Eeopen Jan. 3 the big events. The selling of a young buffalo, presented by Carl J Lenander of Bancroft was one of the leading features. The buffalo to be butchered and the cuts to the highest bidder. Druggist Lusby had offered a $200 graph- onola and Jeweler Wehler had offered a $76 cut glass punch bowl with a dozen sherbet cups. The banks of KoMuth county had published their statements and had showed a very healthy condition. The resources of the various banks' had shown deposits running fron J50.000 to $1,000,000. Some of th banks had erected fine modern buildings. They had plenty of money and the farmers and business men were prosperous. • _ , Bay Ladendotf, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ladendorf of Burt, former Al- gonlans, had been In the aviation service and was located In New York. It WM slated daHy by (nreUng men that Algona was the best town of its size In this part of the nation. It was because the cltleens all believed In Algona and Its future. • • * A pars* WM raised by Algona folks to buy Christmas smokes for the Algona boys at Camp Cody and everybody had contributed; a southeast wind would bring smoky weather after tfle holidays. A. W. Brace, a prominent resident of Swea City for twenty years, passed away at his home after an Illness of several months, at the age of 67 years. Mrs. Ray Sperbeck, wife of Editor Sperbeck was a daughter. • • • Anna Nelson had accepted the position in County Auditor Beardsley's office made vacant by the resignation of Edna Engler. Mr. and Mrs. D. D. Klnyon had returned from Aberdeen, Sduth Dakota, where they had visited at Upper Pea Moines, Algona, Iowa, Dec. 16,1937 CHRISTMAS WEEK PLANS CALL CORWITH AREA DIGS OUT OF 'HEAVY SNOWS School Buses Operate on Schedule Despite First Blizzard Wealey: Both the public and parochial school close this week Friday for a two weeks Christmas and New Year's holiday vacation. Teachers are all leaving for their respective homes including Miss Boyer to Mt. Vernon, Miss Schutter to West Bend, Miss Loreen Johnson to Lime Sprigs. Miss Dorothy Shannahnn to Wllllamsburg, Coach Wesley Baddcley to Williams, Mies Mabel Cecil Stage to Grlnnell and Supt and Mrs. Eldon Ravlln and Eileen to her folks near Council BlufTa. School will be resumed again on Monday, Jan. 3rd. The Sisters o( St. Francis In charge of the pil'ofchlal school usually" remain In Wesley during the holidays. Chris I^arson Dlra Mr. nnd Mrs. Lester Larson spent Monday afternoon at the Mrs. Chris Larson home In the Upper Flat territory. Mr. Larson, 57. passed away Sunday at 1:30 at the Mercy hospital foflowlng a week's Illness with heart disease. The Larson family •came from Eagle Grove and were former friends of the Lester Larson family, both families having ccme from the same neighborhood. Besldei hi* wife he leaves three sons, Morris. Berdeen and Leo and a daughter, Hazel. Mr and Mrs. Carl Pearson spent a day last week visiting at the Lester Larion home. MUs Martha and Arlenes Haynes, both employed in Algona, upent the week end here with their parent*, the F. C. Haynes family. Mrs. Lawrence Hanson, Mrs. Theron Hanson and Mrs. Milton Glddlngs were guests Friday at the Corwlth-Falrvlew: The Corwlth iclnlty dug Itself out of tho snow rlfta Monday afternoon, caused by he blizzard of Sunday and Monday TTrrniA* orenoonB - There are large drifts nume, In some places, but most of th roads are open, and the schoo busses made their regular trip with no extreme difficulties. Mr- and Mrs, Harold Evans were Algona, visitors last Saturday, * •• --—- — >.i»r^ Binu vianeu BL the home of their daughter, Ktrs. Buttle. Mr. Klnyon had stated that •the weather and crop conditions had been about the same there as here. He also had met C. H. Belknapp, formerly a county superintendent of this county, and had stated that he had looked well and prosperous. KoMuth county politics had been brought to the front when the name of A. L. Peterson had been mentioned by the Whlttemore Champion as a fitting successor to H. J. McChesney In the office of county treasurer. The Champion had offered the suggestion of Mr, Peterson's name without consulting him and Mr. Peterson had been very much surprised, as an Idea of offer- Ing himself for candidate had never before entered his head. However, It had been Immediately recognized by his friends that no better man than Mr.«Peterson could have been named for this county office and he had been pursuaded to become a candidate. Burt: Christmas week will be a full one In the way of entertainment. It will begin with the big high school Christmas Carnival In the gymnasium JFtlday evening and the coming of Santa Claus with candy and nuts for the children and free show Saturday afternoon, under the sponsorship of the Community Club. On Sunday, the community chorus will give a concert of Christmas music In the high school auditorium at 8 p. m. This will Include special features of both vocal and Instrumental numbers. The entertainment Is being directed by Erna Baars and Ruth Hodgson Is accompanist On Thursday evening the Methodist and Presbyterian Sunday Schools * will have their Christmas trees and! programs and on Friday evening a union Christmas service will be held at the Methodist church. The Rev. J. M. Dome of the Presbyterian church will give -the address. The Lutheran church will have Its Christmas program Friday evening, remain here until after the Wessel sale. Mrs. Ada Mann left a week ago Monday for Van Nuys, California, where she will spent the winter months at the home of her son. Frank. S. H. Sorenson spent Saturday night here with his son, Walter at the Marvin Hotel. Sunday Walter Sorenson took him to his home at Mallard. On Thursday members of the Methodist Ladles Aid soclesy wll serve lunch at the Rev. G. R Wes sel farm sale Thursday afternoon of this week. Mrs. Bertha Puckett, Los Angeles -'If., arrived Tuesday for an over holidays visit with her Blnier Applegate spent the week end at the home of his brother Ernest Applegate. Jake Schubert and daughters. Lucille and Marcella, drove to Holstelp last week to visit Mr. Schubert's father. A group of friends gathered at the Clem Hilyard home last Friday evening and surprised Mr. HJIyard on his birthday. Lark In club In Algona which waa entertained at the home of Mrs. Mae Harris. Gerhard Skartland and son, Clifford and Nordlne Alne all of Guckeen, Minn., visited Saturday afternoon and evening at the Sam Alne home here and Saturday evening the two latter named left on the Sioux for a visit with relatives in Milwaukee, WIs. Mr. and Mrs. Claus DeBoer who were reported to have left for California, Sunday, December 5th, did not leave then, but instead left this ws*k Tuesday morning by train. They were home gueiU at the R. B. Hopkins hone Monday night before leaving to vliit their daughter, Anna who lives out there. Miss Anna Flora, who teachea the Johnson school ten miles south of her home north of Wesley, remained at the J. W Johnson home the Mr. nnd Mrs. George Stokcnbury of Klemme were Sunday dinner guests at the E. J. Widen home. The women are sisters. Mr, and Mrs Floyd Masterson and Lois Jean spent Sunday at the home of her sister, Mrs. Herman Hlnz and family at LuVerne. The Walter Ward home waa released from scarlet fever quarantine last week and the children reentered school Monday of this week. Miss Esther Smith of Swea City, the music Instructor In the Corwlth high school, returned to her teaching duties Monday. She had been III since the Thanksgiving holiday with a streptococcus throat Infection. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Johnson plan to drlva to Fort Dodge next Saturday to meet their daughter, Betty, who U coming here for the Christmas holidays. Betty Is a student at the school for the deaf at Council Bluffs. Mr. and Mrs. Penterman of Spencer, who have been visiting at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Albert Johnson, returned to their home last Friday. Mr. Penterman who recently suffered a stroke, has not been feeling so well lately. Mrs. Reginald Bastlan and her daughter, Rennle Lou, visited from Thursday to Saturday at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Masterson. Mr. Bastian visited at the Masterson home Sunday and Mrs. Bastlan and baby returned home with him. post weak Instead of driving back and forth on account of the unusual big snowfall over the week end. Her school closes Friday with a Christmas program, expecting to resume school work on Jan. 3. Friends here over the week end were pleased to learn that Miss Mary Ellen Bottom, daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Arthur Bottom, and who Is attending the Iowa State Teachers College at Cedar Falls, has pledged the PI Theta Pi sorority. Rushing which continued for two weeks was ended Friday and new members were admitted that day. TEN YEARS AGO „— had never before In Ite history exhibited as much of the true Christinas spirit as It had that year. The main street had been decorated with a row of Christmas trees on each side and at night when lighted up with the various colored lights, made a beautiful showing. The large evergreen tree »t the corner of the court house awn had been strung with wires and lighted up as usual as the Community Tree." * * • Dr. Sawyer, the optician, had >ought the handsome residence iroperty of Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Malone, and the Sawyers were to make the place their home the following summer. The place was one of the nicest homes In Algona and the doctor was to be congratulated upon securing IL EattttrrlUe had won fee Big Four declamatory contest that was held at AJgona. There were contestants from Esthervllle, Spencer, Algona and Emmetsburg. Esthervllle had made 40 points to win the cup and Algona came In second. Eugenia Rlst, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H E. Rlst, had arrived home from Rock ford. Illinois, where she had been attending a girl's school, to spend the holidays with her parents. Workmen had •tarted laying a new hardwood floor In the New Algona Hotel, that was to be suit- ible for dancing and was to make he hotel a more appropriate place for large parties and dinners. Hal Cowan and Bert Deal had been dong the work. William Dooley, son of Sir. and Irs. J. J. Dooley, had arrived home rom Omaha, where he had "b'een at- endlng Crelghton University, to pend the holidays with his parents Mr. and Mra. J. J. Dooley. Lutheran Activities The Lutheran Walther League was to entertain the Juniors at a Christmas party in the church basement Wednesday evening, Dec. 16. On Thursday afternoon the Lutheran Aid society will meet and will entertain the husbands of the members.. Mrs. L. Rlchmann and Mrs. Carl Reynolds are the hostesses. mothers' Club Party The annual Mother's club Christmas party and meeting was held last Wednesday afternoon at Mrs. Calvin Householders'. Mrs. Harry Hobson assisted. Mrs. Frank Flalg read Christmas poems, Mrs. Carl Rath, Swea City, had charge of the games. The next meeting will be with Mrs. V. V. Frye, with Mrs. Merwln Marlow assisting. P. F. Krlethe and E. E. Paine were business visitors In Mason City Monday. Mrs. Jim Godden, Algona, was a week end visitor at the Charles Olson home. The Hi-Low bridge club met on Thursday afternoon with Mrs. W W. Boettcher. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Klocke are parents of a daughter, born on Saturday, Dec. 11. The Art Fandels visited Mr. Fandel's parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. W. Fandel at Whlttemore Sunday. The C. L. Holdings and W. W. Boettchers were Sunday dinner guests at the J. N. Holding home. Frances Vaughn and Marie Bahl- Ing spent the week end at the home of Miss Vaughn's parents at Rolfe. Lois Graham and Vera Chlpman, Mason City, spent a few hours at their homes here Sunday afternoon. L. A. Boettcher and R. E. Moyer were St. Paul business visitors on Monday. They marketed cattle there. ^ The Home Guards had'a Christmas party at the home of Joan Chlpman after school Monday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Sewlck and Axel Anderson were Sunday dinner guests at the J. H. Hoppe home in Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Miller were again called to Boone Saturday evening by the serious Illness of Mr Miller's mother. Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Hcaney spent Sunday at the home of Mr. Heaney's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Heaney at Kleuter, Minn. Supt. and Mrs. Condlt Bowie and Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Anderson were dinner guests Saturday evening at tho J. T. Heaney home. Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Sewlck attend- a county school custodians' meet- Ing at the Grant consolidated school Saturday evening. Dale Hartwlck, McGregor, came last Wednesday for a visit at the Rev. G. H. Wessel home. He will she would cho ose Yes - Lowest - Cost Save time and worry—purchase with confidence. Know you have the best—we meet the requirements. Automobile Liability Insurance—Dwelling— Household Goods and all other forms of insurance coverage. See Us Today for your Insurance Requirements Good Insurance Ptpi 9^^H ***^jp^s^W ss^l^^pl^^^P0V **j£^HJ^ff' a*. Rollins ii the stocking with gift appeal—whether the is "16" o« "60." Remember her with a generous three pairs of Rollins "gift sheers." And when you want to be especially nice to yourself, a few pairs of Rollins will do the trick. Choose from Rollins "Cross-Country" colors. 79c to $1.25 -- - —».,, u -.».». TTIUI nci |Jni CI1L9 Mr. and Mrs, George Koestler and other Burt relatives. Mrs. A. E. Hauck, son LeRoy and daughter, Ida Mae, left Monday to visit relatives at Fenton and Cylinder before returning to their home at Hector, Minn. The Rev. and Mrs. G. H. Wessel and daughter, Lurena and Mrs. Wessel's nephew, Dale Hartwlck, of WWWSrt Give Her a BEDJACKET McGregor, and Mr. and Mrs. P F Krlethe were Sunday dinner at the Al Staehle home. Mrs Fred Jennings is spending several weeks with her grandmoth er and other relritives at Detroit Mich. Mr. Jennings 1 mother, Mrs F. H. Jennings. Tltonka. Is keep- Ing house at the Jennings home dor- Ing her absence. Paul Moore went to Bode Sunday to see his wife, who had been staying at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Leonard Schmidt, since returning from Iowa City, where she had nn operation for the removal of a growth on her face. Mrs. Moore returned home with him. Mrs. E. E. Paine visited from Saturday to Sunday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Chester Sill, at Gnlbralth, helping celebrate the second birthday of her granddaughter. Janice. Mr. Paine was also a dinner gueat there and brought her home. Mr. and Mrs Clayton Sill. Algona. were also guests. Stonrd to death by the 18 women HP made love to! Rend this exciting true story In thp American Weekly, the mag- arlne distributed with Next Sunday'* Chicago Herald and Examiner. Kossuth Leading State for Total Fox Kill in Year Kossuth county holds the lead In the state hi the total number of foxes sent to their happy hunting ground this year, statistics of the state department of conservation show. Over BOO were reported caught, of which 2«0 were adults. In the first 10 months of the year, a bulletin says. A bounty of (I Is paid for each fox by the county. In addition to the above figures, It Is estimated that some 100 fox pups have been sold to breeders. Nine fox hunts have been conditcted In the county since Nov. 15, 1937. with 19 foxes bagged. Last Sunday, about 50 men went or another hunt sponsored by the ocal unit of the Kossuth Conservation League, and were In on the kill and It was not known definitely which one of the men got It, but -hey arc not arguing the matter. The hunt was conducted In Cresco township, near the Ralph Mor;an place. Kossuth Delegates At National F. f Meet in Chi< Kossuth county sent two de.^, to the National Farm bureau* „ ventlon held In Chicago, DM* 14 and ISth. Wayne Keith, * retary of the county farm " and A. L. Brown, county at, Plan to attend the county bureau annual meeting held at IB* Dec. 20. Lunch will be ierV*« noon. Read The Want Ada—It Pays. 811k and Wool $1.00 $1.50 $1.98 Bedjackets cozy and warm as they are pretty and feminine! Silk and wool mixtures In lovely pastel shades. 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