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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, February 1, 1938
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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, Feb. 1,1938 Dm Butchlns drove to Des •Moina) today (Tuesday) on a business trip. Martha Halnes of Wesley WM a week end guest of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Beamish. Homer HMHIM slid wife of Storm Lake, visited the Schueler family at Algona, Sunday. Clara Walker has taken the place •of Jane Cowan as clerk at the Ben Franklin store. Dorothy Davis of New York City is paying her sister, Mrs. Burdette Agard, a two weeks' visit. Mr, and Mrs. Ralph Harberts spent last week visiting friends .and relatives In Grundy Center. H. W. Peterson, assistant at the Xlerrltt funeral home, spent the week end In Minneapolis with his wife and family. The Epworth League of the M. E. church met Sundky evening at the home of Barbara Haggard for a monthly meeting. Mr. and Mrs. M. S. Warttn and daughter of Estherville were guests Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Johnson. Anita Rose Kohlhaas Is clerking In the Chrischilles store this week, taking the place of Maurine McCullough, who is ill. Dorothy and Frances McEnroe returned to their respective colleges after attending funeral services of their aunt, here Sunday. Chet Holt, manager of the Graham store, is spending this week at Ottumwa, attending a convention of the Graham stores. Alf Krcscnsky and Mrs. Dob Gardner left for Minneapolis Monday morning to purchase merchandise for the Kresensky store. Blnnlo Barnes, R. N, who is employed at the Kossuth hospital, Is spending the week visiting friends at Cedar Rapids and Davenport Mcda Gade, registered nurse, is working nights at the Kossuth hospital, and a Mrs. McMullln of Omaha, Is a new full time nurse there. Rev. and Mrs. F. E. Burgess are spending today (Tuesday) at West Bend, attending an all day meeting, business and social, of the sub- district. Dr. and Mrs. W. G. Muhleman left Monday for Chicago to attend the United Methodist Council, and will be there for the remainder of the week. Gwendolyn Deal, student at the Iowa State Teachers College, at Cedar Falls, spent the week end visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Deal. Theo. Chrischllles and Mrs. Fem Hardgrove left Saturday night for Chicago to attend the market and do the spring buying for the Chris- chllles store. Mr. and Mrs. John L. Daub and Mrs. Mary Patterson wero dinner guests at the E. L. Wolcott home on .Sunday evening. The occasion was Mrs. Daub's birthday. Dr. C. H. Cretmieyer left Saturday night for Cambridge, Massachusetts, and will visit for several days with his son, Charles, who is a student at Harvard. •of Mr. and MM. P.~J7 Kohlhaa*. will leave next week Tuesday to begin nurses' training at the Mayo hospital in Rochester, Minnesota. Rev. F. E. Burgess will leave on Wednesday for Chicago to attend the United Methodist Council to be held at the Stevens Hotel. There will be 4,000 delegates at this meeting. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Slmonson nnd baby daughter, Roberta of Graettlnger spent Sunday visiting Mr. and Mrs. Bert Deal, and Mr. and Mrs. Dick Sorensen. The women are sisters. Genuine Post TOASTTES large pkg. lOc 6 for 57c PRUNES Sweet Santa Clara large 3 pounds 25c EGGfS direct from nearby farms 18 and 20c dozen ORANGES navel, sweet 10 and 15c dozen LONG'S FOOD STORE Rath McKee visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. C. McKee, at Mason City, last week end. Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Pratt drove to Waterloo Monday to attend a Westlnghouse convention. Mano Clemensen visited Stella Mae Johnson on his way home from California. His home is In Conde South Dakota. Marie Grover of Burt visited several days last week at the home of Dr. and Mrs. R. M. Wallace. The .women are sisters. Glenn Roland returned Friday from Wabash, Indiana, where he had been on a business trip since the preceding Sunday. Mrs. Floyd Fisher returned to her home In Forest City, Friday, after a week's visit with her old school friend, Mrs. Lloyd Muckey. Elsie Helmke, who Is employed by Mr. and Mrs. N. C. Rice, was a week end guest at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Helmke at Whittemore. Mr. and Mrs. M. J, Duffy and three daughters, Ruth Ann, Rosemary, and Catherine were Sunday guests at the Phil J. Dorweller home at Fort Dodge. Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Tuttle ._, the week end at Des Moines"attending a sales meeting of the Des Moines Drug Co., which was held at the Klrkwood Hotel. Mrs. Bernard Yoeman and son, David returned from Fort Dodge on Wednesday where they had been visiting the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Hudson for ten days. Mrs. Kenneth Samp and sons} Jerry and Dickie, of Lake Mills, will return to their home today (Tuesday) after visiting the former's mother, Mrs. Nlta Isaacson since Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Cook, son, Jim and daughter Jane of Webb, were guests of Mr. an d Mrs. G. C. Barton Saturday. The visit was to honor Jimmie's ninth birthday. Mrs. Cook and Mrs. Barton are sisters. ' Chns. Stell left Monday for Kansas City to meet his two children, Bonnie B,ose, and Chuckle, who are coming from Portland, Oregon 1 , to make their home in Algona now with their father and grandfather, Joe Steil. ".My Kid Sistor" Is to be broadcast over station WOI at Ames at 4:15 Friday afternoon. This is a paper written by Ida Halpin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Halpin, about her sister, Rosalee, at the swimming pool. Word was received In Algona that O. S. Lindsey who is spending the winter with his daughter, Mrs. Fred Bunker at Newton, suffered a light stroke last Monday and is confined to his bed. His wife is also with him and is caring for him. Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Doherty were in Des Moines for the week end. They visited Mr. Doherty's mother, Laura Doherty, and brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Cless. Mr. Doherty also attended a Heinz convention held at the Hotel Fort Des Moines. Merle Grlgg* to at the Mayo clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, where h* wa* talma Friday ft* ai He was suffering from violent stomach pains, the cause of which is unknown. Mrs. Griggs is at Rochester with him. He is the son-in-law of Dr. A. L. RIst and a veteran of the World War. Mrs. T. L. Robinson and daughter, Jane, and sister, Mrs. Prescott, nnd Mrs. Maurice McMahon and daughter, Nancy visited in Minneapolis last week from Wednesday until Saturday. Mrs. McMahon and daughter visited the Mangan, find the former women visited another sister, Mrs. Russell Olson. Mrs. Forest Putney of Denver, Colorado, was a guest last week for several days at the home of her sister, Mrs. W. J. Becker. She also visited another sister, Mrs. K. R. Ferguson at Cedar Rapids. Mrs. Putney will be remembered as Ethel Johnson who fromerly worked here in the County Savings Bank and at the LaBarre insurance agency. State Comptroller C. B. Murtugh came up from Des Moines last Saturday with Governor Kraschel In the governor's private auto. Governor Kraschel made the main address at the Burt Co-Operative Creamery company meeting that afternoon, and Mr. Murtagh accompanied him to Burt for the speech. While there they paid Perry McDonald, prominent Burt man, who is ill, a short visit. Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Nlckerson moved to Algona recently and are living in their house south of the Call City Park. Their daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Alexander, are living on the Nickerson farm. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Peterson, who had been living in the Nickerson house, moved into the Mrs. E. J. Rawson house. Mr. Peterson is employed at the Neville store. Colwell Live Stock AUCTION Fair Grounds, Friday, Feb. 4,1937 Weather and roads permitting we are expecting another big »ale Friday. These tuile* are going good and proving the popular way of dtopotdng of live gtock. We have buyers for all cl*»«e» of cattle and hos», sheep, etc. Your stock will bring ptore where competition in keen. Bring them In. W» always have demand for more Uiau we have consigned. Will atoo »eU a few hor»e». We can «eU hone* here If you MO willing to take their value, but do not expect a big price. Hone* ana not too hot la any market, however, we have »ome formes* ttaal want hone*. You can hitch and try them before •etUemeat i» atked. Will be teeing you Friday. H. M. Colwell, Mgr. |ow» State Bank, Ctork Colwell Bnw, Maurice McEvoy, son of Mm. Katharine McEvoy, has enrolled for instruction in the mechanical drafting trade at the Dunwoodie Industrial Institute, Minneapolis, Ho plans to be in training for about four months. Mr. and Mrs. N. C. Bice have purchased the A. H. Stock house on East McGregor street and will take possession March 1. Bemtce Stock who conducts the School of the Dance Is looking for a new location for her studio. R. P. Norton spent last week In Chicago purchasing new equipment to manufacture a high pressure valve refaclng tool, which he recently developed. Mr. Norton Is the owner nnd proprietor of the Norton Machine Works. Mr. and Hfrs. Harry Larson and sons of Forest City were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Specht. This was a birthday dinner, Sunday being the birthday of Mr. Specht and Saturday of his daughter, Mrs. Harry Larson. Beulah Hartshorn resumed her duties at the Marigold Shoppes, on Thursday. She had spent the previous week end with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hartshorn, whose home Is near Swea City, and had become snow bound and was unable to itturn to Algona. John Hargreave*, son of Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Hargreaves, spent n few dayj here btffore going to Salisbury, Maryland, to make his fu ture home. John Is in the employ of Swift & Company, and has been working in Iowa Falls. He has received a fine promotion, and left for Salisbury, Thursday evening. Mrs. H. M. VInson nnd children, Craig and Shirley, returned to their home in Conde, South Dakota, Sunday. They were accompanied by the former's mother, Mrs. Agnes Laidley, who will make her home with them. Since the death of her husband, Mrs. Vinson plans to remain in Conde until her children graduate from high school in June, and will then return to Algonn. Mrs. Laidley has been keeping house for Mr. and Mrs. George Barrett in Mason City for some time pnst. 4 CORNERS M-D CLUB PLANS ALL DAY MEET THUR. Mrs. Mable Mitchell Home Scene of Gathering; Hubbies Guests Four Corners: The Four Corners Mothers and Daughters club will hold an all day meeting at the Noble Mitchell home Thursday. Husbands and families will be the guests. Hostesses will be Edna Mitchell and Jessie Elmore. The menu committee will be Clara Drayton, Eula Rich and Evelyn McNeil; program committee, Agnes Walker and Mabel Ehrhardt. Surprise for John McNeil K tu,4 MM. Ovrtll« Hidd Mr. and Mrs. Robert Walker, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Bjustrom, Mr. and Mrs. Quentin Bjustrom, and Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Broesder surprised the John McNeils Friday evening in honor of John's birthday, which was Saturday. Surprise for Otto Hurlons Eighty-five relatives and friends surprised Mr. and Mrs. Otto Harlan on their 18th wedding anniversary last Saturday evening. Five hundred was played at eight tables. High 500 scores were won by Mrs. Rose Sabin and Arthur Jnckman. Low by Carl Seip and Mrs. Wm. Drayton. Lunch was served at a late hour. The Union No. 7 P. T. A. to be held at the Wm. Drayton home last Friday evening was postponed on account of cold weather and will be held this week. The Everett Withams entertained their card club Friday evening. Five hundred was played by all. Present were the Wallace Simpsons, Kelly Dandens, John Monatchs, Lewis Lowmans and Ben Sloters. Mr. and Mrs. Etna Mitchell left Saturday noon for Macomb, 111., to attend the funeral of Lew Noper. only uncle of Etna. They spent Saturday night with the Norvil Mitchells, Falrfteld, going on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Edmond Larson accompanied them. Jack Ryg Weds Marjorie Harding Ottosen: Jack Ryg and Marjorie Harding were married at Mason City last Thursday. They will make their home on the farm Mr. Ryg is now farming. The bride has been keeping house for Mr. Ryg the past two years. O. P. C. Meeting The O. P. C. met with Mrs. Ralph Richards Thursday afternoon. Roll call was answered with famous women. Group singing was conducted by Bonny Eloise; scripture, Mrs. Nelle Movick; lesson, Women in the News,,Mrs. Thelma Firkins; special music, hostess; readers digest, Mrs. Mabel Lovig; hobby, hostess. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Renrikson spent Sunday at Lone Rock visiting their daughter, Blanche, teacher there. Morris Satern, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Satern, fainted Friday in school and broke his nose in the fall. Charlotte Kinseth returned home recently after spending a week in Webster City visiting at the Forrester and Clave homes. Mrs. Lee Holt of Sheldon, came Saturday to spend a week at the parental Van Buskirks. Mr. Holt is at Camp Dodge, Dea Moines. The Lutheran Aid meeting which was to be held this Wednesday, will be held Wednesday, Feb. 2, at the church parlors with Mrs. Mayme Bratland and Mrs. Peter Holt as hostesses. Sunday dinner guests at the Peter Holt* were: Mr. and Mrs. John Mc- Cutcheu, ST., and Edna, the John McCutchenj, Jr., the Walter Have land*, daughter, Margaret of Fort Dodge; the Bernard Jacobs and Patty Ana, West Bend; France* Chambers, Corwith; and Mr. and MM. Loren Daniete and *QUM. TO ENTERTAIN CONSERVATION LEAGUE AT ANNUAL MEETING About Town Says County League Officers to Be Elected; Frank Marnette to Speak A small Mack kitten rolled itself into a ball in the coal scuttle at the George Yeoman home. Its presence unbeknown v to Grandpa Beckwith, he rejuvenated the dying embers of the stove by dumping the coal. Before the lid could be replaced out jumped a fiery ball and with a trail of smoke behind it sailed through the dining and living room hurdling furniture like an Olympiad. , • • * Little Jackie Dutton hits a new bicycle and all because he made friends with a grand bit of salesmanship. On a Saturday Jackie missed hls> dinner and his supper. He wouldn't leave the cause to head a group of other boys and girls. He lost weight. He was tired. When ight fell his battle was over. He was on top. Jackie's work can stand as an example of never-die consistency. • • » Mrs. Rudy Guderian went visiting. A friend asked Rudy when she would be home. "I don't know, but I wish she would hurry up and bring the dog home," said Rudy unthinking The friend had a good laugh in telling the wife Rudy was more interested in the dog than she. The dog is a black fluffy cocker spaniel, like a living doll and more attachable. p # * Charity begins at home. Almost a proverb. One might grade the quality of dnnce orchestras ns is done with grain, meat, etc. A good home town orchestra is not good enough when charging five dollars per couple to dance at a home town charity ball. After all. so some arc assured, it is not the charity part of the program which attracts the crowd, it is the high priced out of town orchestra. There Is enough difference in the cost of the two orchestras to send all the school kids to the dentist under normal conditions. • * • Jock Johnston Is driving a coupe with remarkable endurance. About one hundred seventy thousand miles are registered on the speedometer. Its condition is due to extra careful driving. No accidents and no expensive repairs have been chalked up against it. • • • A card from the George Kanouffs place them in Monterey on their way to Mexico City. A feature of the card is that It required a four cent stamp as postage. • • • Lynn Mathea Is home from Tulsa visiting relatives. Known as Slim, he was star center on the 1B17 high school basketball team which waa runnerup In the state per cent of their canned milk is consumed on farms. • * * It Is serious, and amusing, too, that many, many farm-wives go to the store and take home Crisco, Spry and other shortenings to take the place of lard in their cooking. They can't see that home rendered lard or that from the packing house is helping sell their product, the hog. They can't help the husband make n few extra dollars. Likewise much oleomargarine is taken to the farm table. Much of these products are made from vegetable compound and imported. From our safety council went one of the leaders to a neighboring city to give a talk. On the way he came close to joining those that were. The road was slippery and a train was across the path. The brakes held, the tires slipped and the auto stopped inches from the side of the car. * * * The Pluln Talk magazine is going "on ice." It will be suspended for several months. It is magazines like this that should go on forever. More ordinary folks should read its pages. 'Tia shown again truth is the hardest row to hoe. Whittemore: The annual Conservation League meeting will be held in Whittemore Thursday' evening. Feb. 3, it 8 o'clock. The Whittemore unit will be hosts to the members of the county league. This will be the regular annual meeting of the league at which election of officers will be held, reports of the standing; committees, selection of new committees and the transaction of the regular business of the league. It is anticipated that many subjects of general interest will he discussed at this meeting. An invitation has been issued to Frank Marnette of Spirit Lake, prominent sportman, to address this meeting, and the officers in charge expect Mr. Marnette to accept this invitation. The Whittemore unit is one of (he most active units in the county organization and is now attracting; statewide attention and no effort will be spared to make this meeting a success. The Whittemore unit promises an old fashioned Dutch lunch after the meeting. The public is invited to attend this meeting as well as the work of the league generally. Illinois Floods Hinder Trucker From West Bend West Bend: Frank Mikes returned Thursday from Chicago, where he went with a load of stock on Monday night. The flood In Illinois delayed shipment and they did not arrive in Chicago until Wednesday. Swea-Eagle Club Studied Project Lesson, Jan. 26th Swea-Eagle: Swea and Harrison farm bureau women met at Mrs. Arthur E. Andersons, last week Wednesday. A planned meal was served at noon and patterns were cut for a child's bib, sunsuit and play dress. Lucille Pepoon. home demonstration agent, gave the lesson and the meeting was well attended. Boy Has Cancer Operation Mrs. Emil Larson, daughter, June and Mrs. Ingmir Haugen were AI- jona visitors Saturday and Mrs. Larson called on Mrs. Art O'Conner at the Kossuth Hospital. Mrs. O'- lonner is there with her 8-year-old son, Richard, who is recovering From a cancer operation. The O'Conners lived here 12 years, but moved to a farm near Titonka last March and Mr. O'Conner died in the spring, following an operation. Mrs. O'Conner and the children now live at Wesley. Girl's Appendix 1* Removed Phyllis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 'arl Anderson, had an appendicitis operation at the Kossuth hospital, Sunday and is recovering. Swea Cityun Loses Foot • Mr. and Mrs. Anthon Gurdet called on their sister-in-law, Mrs. Geo. Korrejt at the Colenmn hospital, Estherville, last week Wednesday. Mrs. Korrect is recovering from amputation of a foot. She haa for some years uad diabetes. David Anderson now drives a new Buick car. Don/-Id, son of Mr. and Mm. Wm. Evans, was absent from school last week because of an attack of flu. Elmer Berg came home Friday, after a abort stay at Ames, and is now working for his uncle, Lawrence Saxton, near Fairmont, who recently underwent an >ppfliuliritia operation. Elbert-Loonard Wedding Loretta Elbert. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Greg Elbert, and Everett Leonard, were married at St. Mi- chiacl's Catholic church Monday morning with the Father Wm. Veil officiating. She was a graduate of Presentation academy and taught school several years. Mr. Leonard is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lou Leonard. They will make thoir home in Rodman. Celebrated Birthduy A number of relatives of Mr. and Mrs. George Meyer congregated at their home Thursday evening to help Mr. Meyer celebrate his 54th birthday. Among those who were there were as follows: Mr. and Mrs. Herman Meyer, son Alfred and daughter, Gertrude. Mr. and Mrs. William Meyers, sons Bill, Ernest and Alvin and daughter Selma, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schultz and daughter, Edna, and Elaine, Erwin and Esther Slems, William Ostwald, Alice Dau, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Voigt, sons Harold and Raymond and daughters Elenora and Evelyn, Mr. and Mrs. Art Heldenwith, son Ellsworth, Dorothy Sebens and son Ralph, Mr. and Mrs. George Schultz, and sons, Norman, Charles and Jas. from here; Rosella Voigt and Verda Meyer, Algona; Mr. and Mrs. Edward Greinert, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Greinert, daughter, Verdell, Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Bruns, aon, Billy and daughter, Ruth, Mrs. Mary Bruhn and son, Edward. The evening was spent at cards. Ice cream, cake and sandwiches were served for lunch. Mrs. Woodward at Peace Meet Mr«. K* B.. Woodward twturtMd home Sunday morning from Washington, D. C., where she attended a peace conference. She was one ol the two delegates chosen from the state of Iowa. The delegates were chosen from 11 national women's organizations which are interested in perpetuating peace in all nations. Two delegates were allowed eacn organization from each state and Mrs. Woodward was one who was sent from the state federated clubs. The peace and war question was well analyzed for the delegates to the conference on the cause and cure of war by 40 speakers in the four days' session. The meeting was held in the Hall of Nations at the Hotel Washington in Washington, D. C. Mrs. Ralph Burtlett is reported on the sick list. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Schumacher spent Wednesday evening in Emmetsburg visiting friends. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Hough, Algona, were over visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Benschoter Wednesday evening. Sheriff Bert Montgomery of Emmetsburg and Casey Loss of Algona were in Whittemore on business Tuesday of last week. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Thompson returned home Thursday from Klemme and Kanawha where they have been visiting with relatives the past two weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Geelan returned home from Rochester Wednesday evening via bus after spending a week in Rochester, where Mr. Geelan consulted a specialist. Prof. Rochford' left for Sumner Friday evening after the basketball jame here to attend the funeral of lis aunt, Mary Rochford, which was leld there Saturday morning. The Methodist ladies held their regular meeting in the Methodist :hurch Thursday afternoon. A covered dish luncheon waa served at 4 o'clock with a number in attendance. Mrs. Will Higgina entertained the Tuesday bridge club at her home Tuesday. A one o'clock dinner was served at the Iowa Hotel. Mrs. Peter Schumacher won the high prize and Mrs. Harry Helmke won the travel prize. Mr. and Mrs. William Meyer, aon Ernest and daughter, Selma, Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Meyer and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Wilner, the latter being from Saskatchewan, Canada, spent Tuesday evening of last week at the home of Mr. ana Mrs. Art Heideiiwith. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Wilner of Blue Earth. Minn., were Thursday visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Chris Meyer. They came to get the former's brother, Mr. and Mrs. Edw. Wilner, who spent the week here visiting old friends of the latter, being Thursday visitors at the Meyers also. A fair crowd turned out to attend the Peter Elburt farm sale lost week Tuesday. The weather was very cold and the wind was blowing at high velocity, but those who were there were buyers as everything sold at good prices. The first team brought out was. sold tot Fred Haack of Lone Rock for $108 and the reat of the livestock was. in excellent shape and brought good price*. Mr. and Mrs. Merle Russell of Rodman are staying at the home of Mrs. Dave Watson this week. Mrs. Frank Mikes and Mrs. Alma Kongsbach spent Wednesday in Fort Dodge visiting relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Clcophus Dcrner and son of Whittemore were visitors in town Saturday evening at the Frank Sweeney home. Mrs. H. M. Brown of Denver, Col., came Monday for a visit at the home of her sister. Mrs. P. O. Donveiler. She left' for DCS Moincs, Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Dnttbendiek of Calumet, Carl of Alton and Miss Rletha of Remsfen, attended a meeting: of the bank officials here on Thursday. The Home Study class met at the home of Mrs. H. R. Bell Thursday afternoon. After review of the month's work, the hostess served dainty refreshments. Mr. and Mrs. Roland Jurgcns and baby drove to Des Moines Monday ivhere he attended the grain dealers convention and Mrs. Jurgcns visited her brother, Chas. Ross and family. Mr. and Mrs. Arch Peril, Mr. and Mrs. Myron Boos, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Anlikcr, Mr. nnd Mrs. Vane Graham and Frank Koch were among the large number of basketball fans who attended the tournament Saturday evening. OTTOSEN CO-OP. CREAMERY HELD ANNUAL SESSION Ottosen: The Ottosen Co-Opcra- tive rronmcry held its annual meeting Saturday at the school iioiise. Hot lunch was served at noon. The following program was given: duet, Mrs. Hoover of Bode and Mclvin Kngen of Des Moines; solo. Lola Watnem; reading, Ostwald Halsrud; selection, high school girls' octette; speaker, Mr. Hanson. Morgan Hagcn and Matt Haveland of DCS Moines township are the new members of the board. Bowlers Race On; Nip & Tuck Drive For League Crown Maybe the Courthouse bowling team is waiting for the last quarter to make its sprint in an effort to retain the city bowling title, won last year. At any rate, the Courthouse and Titonka teams remain hot on the trail after the league-leading Skelly gang, who are still in first place, as of Monday, this week. League standings: Team W L Prt Skelly 30 13 .666 Court House 28 17 .622 Titonka 28 17 .622 Irvington 27 is .fino Phillips 25 20 .."i5j Wesley .. 24 21 ' Flowers 20 25 441 Burt 17 28 LuVerne 1<; 2f> ri.Vi Jr. C. of C 11 ,-M '244 The Junior Chamber boys s:iy 'it Isn't whether you win or lose but how you play the game." •-••• YOU DON'T LIKE MEAT Y<ni will, if you hn> flic kind Lonir's sell GET TO KNOW LONG'S ME ATS Save on your Hybrid Seed Corn Iowa 931 and other strains suitable for your locality. Leave your orders at our office or with our representative MR. L. M. OWEN Anderson Grain & Goal Go. Phone 308 5 0 Lester Wehrspann underwent an appendicitis operation at the Lutheran hospital, Fort Dodge, last week. Blanche Henrlicson, who teaches at Lone Rock, spent the week end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Henrikson. Mrs. Bob Naeve of Stanhope is spending the week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Ktnseth. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Holt were Algona callers Friday. The Lutheran Ladles' Aid will meet Wednesday afternoon, Fob. 2, at the church parlors with Mrs. Magnus Bratland and Mrs. Peter Holt a* hoetMM*. . The Ottosen high school girls and boys basketball teams won a doubleheader from Bode Friday evening on the home floor. The girls' score was 45 to 38 and the boys, 44 to 23. Portland Twp. Henry Meiers, Burt, .suwcil wood for Aage Hiinsen nnd Albert linns Mrs. Herman Dau. whose recent major operation WHS surci'.s.sful, spent Monday with the William Ringsdorf.s. Mrs. Tony Jumll nnd her daughter spent Saturday afternoon it AlRona with Mrs. .(jmdl's sister, Mrs. Floyd Bilsborough. Mr. and Mrs. Mennctt Trunkhlll wero entertained at Burt by Banker and Mrs. J. T. Heancy, Saturday night at a waffle supper. There was a farewell dance at the Elmer Gerdis home Saturday evening. The Gerdis family is moving to Buffalo Center soon. Mr. and Mrs. Victor Applegate have brought home their two children who have spent several weeks with the Potter grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. Tony Jandl and Mr. and Mrs. John Trunkhill were Sundiiy guests at an oyster supper given by Mr. and Mrs. M. Trunkhill. Mrs. S. L Bartlett spent Thursday afternoon with Mrs. Dell Fitch. ' Edw. and Chester Fitch, Sexton, spent several uays last week with the Fiti-hs. ! Mr. and Mrs. Bert McCorkle, Al- ' Kona, were last week Tuesday visitors at the Ray McWhorters. Mrs. ' Kuth Brayton and family spent Friday at the Wyot Stottsi and the Clifford Ringsdorfs were at the Donald Ringsdorfs Friday evening. Mrs. William Ringsdorf made a shrot visit recently at Osceola, where her brother, Jessu Davidson, and her mother, Mrs. Jennie Davidson, live. The Davidsons brought her home and stayed briefly. Mrs. Davidson did remarkably well to make the trip both ways with no bad effects. She is 86. DIAMOND PRICES The selection of a diamond is always an im- iMirtaiii purchase. Xot. only should the quality he fine, but the price shold he based on absolute value. Many lovely diamonds are shown at Bor- eliardt ,'s as low as $15, with very large selection from $25 to $150 and Borchardfs JEWELRY STORE Mrs. Vernon Peterson, Rolfe, speat Iftat week Thursday at the parental Wyot Stotta. Wed. Thru Sat., Feb. 25 2 Tops 21c WILD HORSE ROUKiLUrV Also Jack Holt in "Under Suspicion" Serial, "8. O. 8. Coaat Guard" FOR YOUR BEST GIRL Lace Valentines are all very sweet and we have an excellent assortment from Ic to 50o, but, to give your sweetheart a REAL feeling of pleasure, bring her -some thing more substantial —something like the items below. Lucien Lelong Perfume comes in lovely bottles—several odors $1.50 up Lucien Lelong Cologne your favorite odor Chocolates Assorted creams in Valeatine box 1 lb. 49c up $1.00 Stationery 72 sheets, «j *% _ 50 envelopes 4SFC Give Here A REAL GIFT From K. D. 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