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The Algona Upper Pea Moines, Algona, Iowa, Jan. 11,1938 STOPS LIVERMORE FIREONFRIDAY F. A. MiUett's Roof is Damaged; Use Elevator Extinguishers Hvermore: What might have been a disastrous fire at the F. R. Millett home here Friday forenoon, was noticed first by Mr. Millctt, who was visiting at the North Iowa Grain elevator, which is located a short distance from the Mtllett home, and he with the help of five others, extinguished the flames Without turning in the alarm. The fire had caught in the roof, luckily on the side next to the el - vator, and was burning at a brisk gait, presumably catching from a •park from the chimney. It was necessary to reshingle quite a space on the roof Friday afternoon to replace the damage. It Is understood the damage is covered by Insurance. The fire was extinguished by the use of nre extinguishers taken from the elevator. TO THE RESCUE OF HOOVER PASSENGERS—FORMOSA: Here are groups of passengers who had been removed from the grounded SS Pres- ident Hoover last week. The SS President McKinley also of the Dollar Line, is shown in the distance, picking up boatloads of the people and taking them to Hong Kong. Mrs. W. C. Taylor Will Be Hostess Miss Evelyn Steinman. a mem-1 her of Sacred Heart choir here, has been assigned organist for that church during absence of Mrs. Mabel Phillips, during an extended visit In Cleveland, Ohio. Mrs. Phillips expects to return in April. Word has been received that a son was born to Dr. and Mrs. R. J. Oilman, at the Lutheran hospital at Fort Dodge, Friday morning. This makes three boys in the Oilman family, Jack, Richard and the new baby. Mother ana baby are reported as doing nicely. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jones living north of town had as their guests during the past week, three daughters and their husbands, including Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Kinnamon. of Brooklyn: Mr. and Mrs. Edward Genrich and son, Howard and Mr. and Mrs. Delmar McFadden of Algona. Miss Florence Geishecker entertained at two tables of bridge at her home north of town Wednesday evening when she invited guests from town including: the Misses Bernadine and Elizabeth Devine. Winnie Johnson, Marie Hughes, Bernlce Brown, Florence Sweeney and Mrs. C. K. Howard. Bernadine had high honors. The hostess served a lovely two course luncheon. Mrs. Archie Wilson entertained the W. H. M. S. at her home Friday, with Mrs. Henry Swanson In charge of the lesson. Taking part In the response were: Mrs. Charles Brown, Mrs. G. W. Boyeink, Mrs Chet Holcomb, Mrs. Van Hlserodt, Mrs. H. Nelson and Mrs. Wilson. In the enigma contest with Mrs. Harley Mackintosh and Mrs. William King as leaders, Mrs. Mackintosh's group is 13 pqjnts In the lead. Charles Rles, who has been operating the home place which U locat- • • • —i here and Bode for a Sexton: Mrs. W: C. Taylor will entertain the Sexton Aid at her home here next Thursday afternoon. Jan. 13th. Everyone has a ordial invitation. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Steven spent _'riday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. lenry Nelson. Mrs. Harvey Steven attended a W. C. T. U. meeting Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Ellis McWhort'er In Algona. Garnet Pickard, Plum Creek, spent Wednesday night as the guest of Rex Taylor. Both boys are students in the Algona high school. Mr. and Mrs. Sim Bemis and Mr. and Mrs. Dale Thompson attended a party at the country home of Mr. and Mrs. Lon Gouge. Wednesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Thompson entertained at 7 o'clock dinner last week Wednesday evening. There were nine guests from Corwlth, former classmates at the Corwith high school, of Mrs. Thompson. Letts Creek News KOSSUTH LADY'S FATHER KILLED BY CALIF. CAR Mrs. Gus Larson of N. W. Kossuth, Others Attend Funeral Bites OTA KRAMER WEDSALPHONSE BERTEJUESDAY St. Joe Couple United by Father Gteo. Theobald in Service •more and will live with his mother, who recently became a widow by the death of her husband, Nicholas Rles. The farm will be taken over by another son, John, who will move here shortly from Clermont Iowa. He was a former Livermore resident and has many acquaintances, who will be glad The Letts Creek Lutheran church will hold its quarterly meeting oh Sunday afternoon, Jan. 16th. Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Faulstlch visited at the August Gade home at West Bend last Thursday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Lleb and son, Duane were Thursday evening vis- tors at the Wm. Meyer home, Whlt- Lemore. Mr. and Mrs. John Kohlwes drove to Emmetsburg Tuesday to visit at the Frank Schueler home, who live northwest of the 1 city. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Relsener of Letts Creek left by bus to visit jBjSO.con.ln. A br^.er of Swea-Eagle: Mrs. Gus Larson received word a week ago that her father, William Brentmer, 81, was accidently killed by a car while crossing a street In California, where he was spending the winter with a sister. Mr. Brentmer's body was brought to Mason City where he has lived for many years. The funeral was held last week Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 4, at the Lutheran church. Others from here attending the funeral were Gus Larson and children, the Andrew, John and Magnus Larsons, Lawrence Thorson. Emli O'Green's and members of their families. Mrs. Otto Jenson spent last week at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Tlaude Fangest, East Chain. Mr. and Mrs. A. Anderson returned to Chicago last week after a month's visit at the home of Mrs. Anderson's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Fosgren. Mrs. Bert Olson and son, Dennis spent last Tuesday at the James Long home at Lone Rock. Mr. Olson and Sam Glbbson attended the John Tuhr farm sale at Fenton recently. Llla Berg, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Berg, returned home last week Thursday from the Coleman hospital. Estherville, where she M ^_*. ^^ mmimt ••* JM-* laimtrmutm *» ^. Montana came that Ira to see the members of the family. Paetz to Alabama Sexton: Emmet Paetz will leavi soon for Alabama where he wil spend two or three weeks on bus iness. Three Burt Lodges Hold Installation of Officers Recently Burt: Kossuth lodge No. 540, A F. and A. M. installed the following officers at its regular meeting ing Thursday evening: Dr. R. H. Thompson, W. M.; S. E. Straley, Fenton, S. W.: J. P. Trunkhill, J. W.; G. P. Hawcott secretary; C. C. Smith, treasurer; M. J. Trunk- hill. S. S.; Hugh McDonald, J. S.; R C. Dremmel acted as installing officer and M. O. Richards as marshal. Lunch was served at the Pringle cafe following the meeting. The I. O. O. F. and Rebekah lodges held joint Installation Thursday evening following the regular Rebekah lodge meeting. J. H. Graham was Deputy Grand Master, and Mrs. Lucille Dellinger, Algona, District Deputy President, and were the installing officers. Mr. Chapin, Wesley, and Mrs. Wright, Algona, acted as marshalls. Officers of the I. O. O. F. lodge were L. Meliza, N. G.; Henry Gettman. V. G.: C. B. Chipman, secreatry; J. P. Stow, treasurer. Rebekah officers were Mrs. Velma McBride, N. G.; Mrs. Mary Steward, V. G.; Mrs. Esther O. Bahllng, secretary; Mrs. J. P. Stow, treasurer; Mrs. 0. B. Cbipman, warden; Mrs. M. L. Vlnaas, cond.; Mrs. J. H. Graham, chaplain; Lulu Hawcott, I. G.; Mrs. I. W. Hansen, O. G.; Mrs. L. Sheldon and Mrs. G. E. Brace, N. G. supporters; Mrs. H. Gettman and Mrs. C. F. Mann, V G. supporters. About a dozen visitors from Algona and several from Wesley were present. Among the latter were Guy M. Butts,' Past Grand Master and the Rev. Arthur Bottom. A cafeteria luncheon was served. St. Joe: In a pretty wedding on Tuesday morning, Jan. llth, at 8 o'dlock. Alvina Kramer, oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sebastian Kramer, became the bride of A-- r-honse Thilges, youngest son of Peter Thilges, in a single ring ceremony. Rev. George Theobald performed the ceremony and read the nuptial High Mass. The bride was attired in a white satin ankle length gown and a cap- shaped veil and carried a bouquet of roses. The bride was attended by the groom's oldest sister, Agatha. She wore a gold taffeta ankle length gown with gold accessories to match and carried a bouquet of rarnatlons. Ralph Kramer, oldest brother of the bride, was the best man. After the wedding a reception was leld at the home of the bride's parents to 140 guests. A wedding dance was given at the V. F. W. hall In Algona the same evening. The newlyweds are well known in this vicinity, having spent their entire life here. The young couple plan on farming in the spring. Two Swea City Churches Pick New Officials Swea City: The Iminanuel Lutheran church held it. * nnua j,. bu(s Iness meeting last Tuseday and elected the following officers for the C °Board y of deacons, David Anderson and George Nyman. Board of trustees, Rudolph Peterson and George Wallentlne for three years and Sam Rystad for Delegate to conference meettne Theo. Walleritine, alternate, Carl Lofstrom. ,, Delegate to district meeting. Cecil Thorson, alternate, Algol Swan- Sunday School Supt., P. A. Hoi- comb and assistant, Arthur Anderson. Organist, Emma Nelson. Music committee, Oscar Berggren, Frances Dahl, Mrs. R. C. Swanson and A. B. Tweeten. Auditing committee, Richard Anderson. Arthur Pehrson and Orville Thorson. Ushers, Albert Swanson, Martin Holcomb, Harvey Larson, Elvin Llnde and Lyle Skromme. Congregational secretary, Mrs. J. August Peterson. West Bend Girl Cagers Undefeated West Bend: The basketball teams went to Rodman Thursday evening for a double header game. West Bend girls won by a score of ——-—— 57 to M, and th« boys lost to Bod- nuui by « M to ** 8C< ";"; _. „_ Hie West Beftd girls have won every «m>. so far thl. y***™* hope to keep up the ( good work. Bernard Agard is the coach of both teams. Mrs. John Thul returned home Wednesday morning after several days at the home of her son, Eugene Thul, west of Ottosen. Richard Thul spent Tuesday with Thomas Wagner In school in Af- gona. Richard is a senior in the Livermore high school and Thomas, a senior in the Algona high school. Mr. and Mrs. Prank Hilbert and sons. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Becker and Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Wagner were Thursday evening supper guests at the Herman Becker homo near Irvlngton. Mrs. Gus Bosaiis returned to her home at Cherokee Monday, after several days' visit at the Ted Wagners here and the George Lenertz home in Livermore. Mrs. Edward Bormann and In- fatit daughter, Marilyn Rose, arrived homfc Monday from Fort Dodge Mercy hospital. Agnes Kirsch is assisting with the household duties at the Bormann home. BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN CHURCH ELECTION Swea City: The Bethlehem Lutheran church (Norwegian) held its annual business meeting Monday and elected the following officers: Deacons, Erick Knutsen and Roal Roalsson; trustee, Erlck Knutsen; vice president, Erick Knutsen; secretary, Roal Roalson; treasurer, Roy Valvick; organists, Mrs. Roy Valvlck and Mrs. Lester Knutsen; Sunday School Supt., Rev. R. W. Boade; assistant supt, Mrs. Roy Valvlck. The meeting of the Builders class of the Baptist Sunday School, which was held at the Chas. Kessler home Tuesday, was well attended. Officers for the coming year were elected as follows: president, Mrs. Ed Hammond; vice president, Mrs. W. O. Nelson; secretary, Mrs. Fred Peterson; treasurer, Mrs. Jennie McCrary. Several of the John Larson children have been ill the past week with mumps. Savings dollars earn an attractive return without the risk of speculative markets. Safety is insured up to $5,000 by a $100,000,000 agency of the Federal Government. Insured safety and strong earning power are true tests that your savings are on the right road. Get both here! H. R. Cowan, President M. O. Norton, Vice President C. R. LaBarre, Sec'-Treaaurer Are Your Savings Going The Right Way? • Attractive Earnings-- Make your dollars climb to attractive earnings under their own power. Give them a start by placing them in a safety-insured savings account here. Come In now! DIVIDENDS NOW BEING PAID ON BASIS OP 4 Percent ANNUAIXT ON INVESTMENTS ft SAVINGS G. W. Stillman, Counsel M. P. Weaver, H. 1W. Haubeitr, A. L. Peterson and Frank Koh lhaas. Board Members. Algona Federal Savings & Loan Algona, Iowa underwent aa appendix operation the wtok prerlou*, • .. ••• Mrs. Noble Park and small daughter, Francis, returned to their home In Des Molnes last Wednesday after two weeks' stay at the home of Mrs. Parks' parents, Mr and Mrs. James Kuchynka. Mrs Kuchynka accompanied her daughter home for a short visit. BROWNELL SHOE COMPANY'S MID-WINTER Charles Hanna spent several days last week at Cedar Rapids. Mrs. W. E. Stahl was ill and under the doctor's care last week. The Edwin Aliens, Swea City, •pent Friday at the O. C. Aliens. Herbert and Henry Wlese have taken the contract for filling the Ice houses in Burt and are beginning work. The U. and I. circle Is planning to hold its annual banquet Fri day, Jan. 14, at the A. C. Bernhard home. Hugh McDonald and Viola Smith rpent the New Year week end at the Walter Hanna home in Nora We've Taken Inventory, So Here Go All Surplus Items Sf Women's Shoes Odd Pairs, Off Sixes, et.c, but all good shoes as to quality. Cost as high as $0 Women's Shoes Better Styles, Greater Variety of Si Full Rack to Choose from, reduced to ^ Women's Shoes Ties, Oxfords and Straps. Best Grade.*, Better Styles, all fall styles, Airateps 98c n. Special Close-out Ladies Hose We are closing out ai! -•rrvi'-o weight hose in stock- all made by (.'Jau.-^'-r. n/.-tly light colors, sizes 3VL> o/s, <Jl/., —regular ^>: ami -tl.OO hose 59c Children'- '''"" lf ' M ""'""' Shoes IM i >» riiiliiivn's ami Take your rlmici-; llie.se ordinar- iiv .-HI fur * I..">()->•:.'.5( i jibing at 98c BROWNELL'S SHOE COMPAHY "The Shoe Store of Kossuth County" Springs. Editor J. G. Thaves was on the sick list last week and Harold Roba, Lakota, assisted at the Monitor office a few days. Mrs. W. J. Lockwood will entertain the Legion Auxiliary at its monthly sewing meeting Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 12. Mr. and Mrs. Henry took their daughter, Helen to the hospital at Kirksville, Mo., Sunday to have the cast on her leg changed. The Wyot Stotts, W. J. Davison, the Tom Trenarys and R. A. Bleichs were supper guests Wednesday evening at the C. E. Slgsbee home. A large crowd attended the Ladies' Aid meeting last Wednesday afternoon. Plans were made for a Father and Son banquef to be held Jan. 26. Mrs. Al Staehle. Mrs. P. F. Kriethe and Mrs. D. L. McDonald were guests at a one o'clock luncheon at the Howard French home in Titonka Thursday. The Birthday circle will meet with Mrs. G«o. Wessel next Thursday afternoon. On Friday afternoon, Mrs. R. S. John will entertain the Fortnightly club. H. W. Man us was called to Bertha. Minn., Wednesday by the serious illness of his brother, Dick, who has been ill for the paal two months following pneumor.ii. The Legion and Auxiliary met last Tuesday evening at the W. W. Boettcher home. Mrs. Lillian Sig- ier, Mrs. C. H. Schrader. and Mrs. Frank Snyder were assisting hostesses. A party was held at the Paul Dettman home a week ago Saturday evening honoring the ISth birthday of the Dettman twins, Arvid and Ardith, whose birthdays occur on Jan. 5. The L. A. Boettcher and W. W. Boettctaers and H. A. Salisburys were entertained at the Elza Woltz ftome Thursday evening. The evening was spent at cards followed by an oyster stew. Mr. and Mrs. N. A. Whitehur.it, Blue Earth, Minn., were over night guests a week ago Thursday at Mrs. Helen Peters. They brought home Mary Lee, who had been spending a few days with them. Mrs. Agnes Nellis returned to her home at Granite Falls. Minn., the lirot of the week after visiting her mother. Mrs. Margaret Murray for .several days. Harvey Hewitt, for whom she keeps house, was aUo here lust week. Mr and Mrs. P. W. Kollasch, Mr. ami Mrs. George Koestler, Mr. and Mrs. ('arl Reynolds, the K. A. Bleiths, Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Schwietert, and Julius Baas surprised the Henry UwuldU at Algona Thursday evening. The Ewoldts formerly lived in Burt. Seneca Cagers Win 2 Games From Grant Seneca: The Seneca girls' and boys' basketball teams each gained another victory by defeating the Grant teams at Seneca Tuesday evening of last week. The girls' ocore was 73 to 12 and the boys' score 18 to 17. Devoid, BWA» ,**», .been em UM sick list the past several weeks. The Mike Kennedys and the J. W. Bolllgs have been enjoying a visit with a niece from Balaton, Minn., the past week. Howard Bollig and David Enges- sor left Tuesday forenoon for the west coast, where they will spend several weeks sightseeing. Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Classon anc daughter spent Sunday at the Vlrd Classen's at Pilot Grove and at the Amos Classens at East Chain. Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Classon spent Wednesday evening at Mountain Lake, Minn., visiting Mrs. Classon's sister, who is ill at the hospital. Mrs. Bill Nutzman and Mrs. Bill Clark, both of St. Cloud, Minn., and Lawrence Saxton of near Fairmont, Minn., were dinner guests at the Jens Petersen home Wednesday. THE BOSSES ARE AWAY! They told us we could try our hand- they left us in charge! And now we are going to start something- SO HERE GOES! Suffers Paralysis From Waist Down West Bend: Mrs. Erneet Bleuer is still very ill at her home, being paralyzed from the waist down. A baby was born to her about 10 days ago, but only lived a short time. There are a number it other children in the family. Back to Richard Barber returned this week Monday to Forest City wtier* heJs attending Waldorf College. He spent the Christmas vacation with with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Barber. James Barber, who teaches at Dunbar, returned to his school duties the first of last week. Orville Kamse of Grant and bin two brothers, Lester and Everett of Bricelyn, Minn., left last week for a six weeks' trip to California. Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Skaggs are caring for his farm duties during his absence. HecUon BOM HI John Denninger, the genial section boss for the Rock Island, was very ill the first part of last week. His son, Joe, and wife, of Manly, came Wednesday to see him and help care for him. At last reports he is improving. Rev. H. J. Needing left Tuesday for Dubuque, where he is attending a minister's conference. O. W. Dubbs was a Mason City visitor Friday in the^ Interest of the local Farmers' Creamery Company. Mrs. Emily Fisher came home on Saturday from a visit in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Claude Miller near Plover. Miss Geraldine Hoskin is spending some time at the home of her grandparents, the Chris Bonnstet- ters and Arthur Hoskins at Rod- ma.i. Mrs. George Foley returned to her home in DC3 Moinen Tuesday night after a few days' visit with her Barents, Mr. and Mrs. George Emerson. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Walker drove to Hodman Thursday evening where Ben attended the basket ball game and Mrs. Walker spent the evening with her parents. Carl Daubendiek of Alton, construction manager of the telephone company, spent Friday at the local telephone company office making repairs. He also attended a director., meeting of the Iowa State bank here Thursday evening. Sw«a> Teiun Wins The Swea City basketball team played Thompson at Swea City on Friday night. The score was 27 to 2& in favor ot Swea City. Any $24.50 Suit of Clothes 17.45 Any $24.50 Overcoat 17.45 Alpagora DeLuxe OVERCOATS Cold throughout Iowa for $35— We'll sell them this week for 24*85 (P. S. Mel says we'll give every overcoat buyer a neck scarf. I say we'll give every suit buyer a tie.— Bob.) Laskin Lamb Lined STORM COATS Fine Laskin Collars, deep brown. A $20 value, but why pay prices other stores ask ? We sell them at 13.65 We Are Going To Shoot The Works, Give You Some Values You Cannot Match Anywhere, Any Place—We Know You Will Agree With Us. HEAVY DUTY Overshoes A Sensational $1 AA buy, this week — l»"v BOYS' BLUE DENIM Bib Overalls Ages 6 to 16 at only MEN'S RIB WINTER Union Suits 14 pound weight, at Lambtdown Fleece Union Suits Finest fleece U'suit made No. 1 quality only, at WE THINK THESE ARE THE GREATEST VALUES THAT WILL BE FOUND IN NORTH IOWA FOR A LONG TIME TO OOME. IN OUR OPINION NO OTHER STORE CAN, OR WILL/ DAY IN AND DAY OUT,' GIVE YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR MONEY AS THIS STORE OF OURS. —"BOB" and "MEL" Dick and Je«*« are helping us this week. The H U B do t hl.r. The Clothing Corner of North Iowa

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