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The Algona Pppei Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, March 1,1938 Tnt* ''ttnvt iMfm EvwMStt drove W Port tfodge oh business, ' Hattld* Cosfrove mis dismissed from the Kossuth hospital Thursday following an appendectomy. lola Lehman vhtted her parents. Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Lehman, during the past tfe*k end. She is employed In Des Moines. Bob McCWloftBh left for Mitchell, South Dakota, Monday mornirtg and will be a guest there at the home of ,Dr. and Mrs. J. H. Edge for a few 'days. < t Roy A. Moon of Des Molnfs, Investigator of the Iowa liquor control commission, was a business visitor at the Algona liquor store, Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Cowan moved Into the Mtsbach apartments this week-. They have been living at the H. R. Cowan residence since their marriage last month* Mrs. A. D. Curnahan, JW'ho Is housekeeper at the Fred Anderson home,, went to Iowa City today 'for treatment for her eyes. She is exgected home the latter part of the week.* Charles Osier left Saturday evening after visiting since Wednesday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. M. J. McCall. Mr. Osier lives in Laurens and Is a brother-in-law of Mrs. McCall. Theodora Larson will arrive the latter part of the week for a few days' visit with her parents, Mr and Mrs. T. L. Larson. Theodora Is a student nurse at the St Luke's hospital, Chicago. Theodora Larson is expected home from Chicago where she is taking nurses' training at St. Lukes hospital. She will be here untl" Tuesday, for a short vacation following several weeks of night duty Mr. and Mrs. George Roeder o Lansing are guests at the home of their son and wife, Mr. and Mrs Roy Roeder. Saturday the Roy Roeders will take them to Des Motnes, where they will visit oth er relatives. Mnfc R. M. Miller and niece, Don nabelle Merron, drove to Esthervilli Wednesday evening and brough Mrs. Miller's mother, Mrs. L. O Thompson, and little niece, Mary Thompson, home with them for visit until the last, of the week. Cv- Just watch Your Chicks grow Mr. and Mrs. O. D. Brnndafre spent Sunday visiting relatives 1* Mason Clly. Mr. and MM. Albert Nairn and family visited relative's at Sstljer- ville, Sunday. Mrs. A. B. Holdren was 111 several days last week, and has been confined to her home. Josephine Mnrtagh of DM Motnes spent the week end with her, mother, Mrs. E. J. Muftagh. Mr. and Mrs. Chet Williams spent Sunday at Brltt as guests of Mr. arid Mrs. F. R. Bandy. H. R. Rosewall of Blue Earth visited his mother, Mrs. Charles Rosewall, who has been 111. Omega McOrath, clerk at Chrlst- ensen's store, spent the week end with friends at Eagle Grove. Orady Phillips, employed at the Cowan Building & Supply Company, visited friends at Fort Dodge, Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Schoby of Irvington were dinner guests Sunday at the home of his mother, Mrs. J. F. Schoby. Bernlce Doty, day waitress at Kotttith'ft Oldest Citizen, Ferdinand Ramus of Algona, Was 98, Saturday Swift's Baby Chicks mature fast and lay early becau.se they're from healthy, carefully- culled breeding flocks. Every egg that goes into a Swift incubator is individually inspected for size, shape, quality, cleanliness and shell texture. • Big eggs mean big chicks . .. and big chicks mean a good start in the production of large, healthy pullets which in turn will lay big eggs. ORDER YOUR SWIFT BABY CHICKS NOW Swift & Co. Hatchery Anderson's cafe, was ill and unable to be at work from Wednesday until Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Spies of Emmetsburg, visited Mrs. Spies' brothers. Leighton and Lawrence Misbach Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. S. D. Wilson and Mrs. Florence Peterson and sons were guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Wilson of Titonka. Reed Anderson of Spencer was a Sunday guest of his father, Ffed Anderson, and his brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Homer Anderson. Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Chrlstcnsen of Esthervllle were in town Saturday looking after business matters at the Christensen Bros, dry goods store. Mr. and Mrs, Bob Schoby of Irvington were dinner guests, Friday evening at the home of -Mrs. Chas. Larson and daughters, Beulah ana Loretta. Air. and Mrs. George Johnson of Irvington have taken Robert Young from the Soldiers and Orphans home in Davenport to make his home with them. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Cummlngs of Des Moines were in Algona on business from Friday until Sunday. Mr. Cummings owns the Cummings variety store. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Anderson Ferdinand ,Ramus, Algona's oldest citizen and so far as known the oldest person In Kossuth county, celebrated his 98th birthday Saturday, February 28, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Ed Winkle, where he makes his home. An Informal gathering is being planned that day In his honor and also for Mr. Winkle's 70th birthday, which falls on the same day. • One of Five Mr. Ramus was the oldest In a family of five children and was born Feb 20, 1840, in Prussia. Germany. He married Henrietta Tesmer, Jan. 3, 1869, and 65 years ago he came to America with his wife and two small children, now Mrs. Pauline Winkie and Charles Ramus. both of Algona-. They settled in Geneseo, 111., where they lived for 13 years. The past 53 years he has been a resident of Kossuth county with the exception of five years spent at Ada, Minn. For many years he farmed northeast of LuVerne and lived for a time in LuVerne before coming to Algona. Mrs. Ramus died 12 years ago. Before he came across the ocean he served two years in the Franco- German war in which the French nation declared war against Prussia in 1870 and 1871. Clean Life Mr. Ramus attributes his many years to living a clean moral life Being a true pioneer of the soil anc loving to be out of doors, he has led an active and ambitious life FERDINAND RAMUS Of Alirona His true honoy before he became feeble was fishing and his remarl was always "I'd rather fish than eat." Considering his age. he ha: good health and enjoys life. HI has four children, Charles Ramu and Mrs. Winkie, both of AlgoVia: F)red Ramus, Wlllmar. Minn., and Edward Ramus, LuVerne. The latter two were born in this country. He also has eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Top Coat Day* Around the Corner Don't be caught napping. Send your top-coat • now for our skillful cleaning and pressing and have it ready. Our expert tailors can take care of any repai|^p! relining. TO THE LADIES— Our fine cleaning renews spring coats beautifully. It will give a new appearance to your coat. Renewed color —the nap raised—the fabric soft . . . and, of course, cleaned spotlessly. ELK CLEANERS were at South Whltley, Indiana, from Tuesday until Sunday. Mrs. Anderson went through the Kaadt diabetic Institute. E. E. Douglas of DCS Moines began work Monday as manager of the Cummings store. His wife and son, Teddy, 15 months old, will join him in two weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Beamish and two children, Jean and Jerry, visited the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Beamish at Iowa Falls this week end. Virginia Am began work Monday as clerk at the James drug store. She is taking the place of Mrs. Ed Relmers, the former Lorene Holmes, who was married last week Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Behrends and Casey Loss and Bob Harrington drove to Iowa City via Eldora Monday and attended the Minnesota- Iowa basketball game, Monday ^ve- nlng. Mr. and Mrs. V. K. Rising and Mr. and Mrs. Casey Loss spent the week end at Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and Ames. They attended the Michigan-Iowa" basketball game at lown City, and Visited friends at Ames. Sir. and Mrs. Joe Bloom and son Dickie, returned from a week in Minneapolis. Friday evening. Mr Bloom had gone there to attend a Coast-to-Coast store convention, and they visited relatives of Mrs Bloom. Wilbur Holdren was taken home Friday from the Kossuth hospital after recovering from an operation for double hernia. Mr. Holdren who Is a carpenter, is also recovering from a broken back suffered in a fall last summer. Gertrude Zender, daughter of Phone SSO NORMAN & PERRY We Deliver Sunday, to visit Mrs. William Behrends, mother of Mrs. Specht and A. W. Behrends. Esther Pratt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Pratt, came Saturday from Des Moines where she has been attending a business college and will work for her father at the Pratt Electric Co. Orval Hanegan, freshman student at Dakota Wesleyan University, arrived Thursday night and spent the week end with his mother, Mrs. May Hanegan and his sister, Mrs. Bob Schoby of Irvlngton. The Rev. Charles W. 1'tetter of Wilton Junction, who was recently given a call to accept the pastorate of the local Presbyterian church, has accepted and will move to Algona with his family some time in March. The Pfeffers have three children. He is a graduate of the Presbyterian Seminary at Omaha In 1925. Thurs. Thru Saturday TWO FEATURES 21c (Second Feature) Fine Woolens, Well Tailored, Priced up from '45 You Get PERFECT FIT In an International Tailored Suit Well dressed men realize importance of clothes that tit perfectly, and they insist on the kind of tailoring -that has built International's reputation for n'ue clothes. Aft Gut Our Prices on Women'* Tailored Suite Our new spring samples are beautiful. $25 to Madson & Hanson of Better Clothes" floffiflnorcflffifflfflf^^ Honebtt THf THPHE MElQUITEERt Plus Serial "S. O. a Coast Guard" Sun. Thru Wed. FOUR DAYS Sunday matinee 1-3-9... Price* 10- *6c. Night 10-36C. Mrs. Franklin Roosevelt says Every woman should see it. Frank Zcnder, arrived Wednesday from Dubuque, where she Is a student at Clark College, to attend the wedding of her brother, Edward who was married Thursday. She returned to Dubuque, Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Schoby «pen from Monday until Wednesday eve ning in Des Moines on business and visiting their daughter, Vir glnla, wHo is employed there. Thej also visited the Frank Barkers who formerly lived in Algona. L. 3. Nelson and Aiphoiue Len •log, the latter of Bancroft, pur »to this here an week. Mr. Nelson Iq recent Naomi Hewitt spent the week rnd t her parental home in Swea City. Mrs. S. D. Wilson visited her riend. Mfs. G. C. Dourte at Swea City, Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Irelan enter- ained at two tables of bridge at heir home Sunday evening. Mrs. Joe Martini of Emmetsburg 'isited at the home of her datigh- er, Mrs. Howard Hoenk, Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Alwin Huenhold and on. Jan. were Sunday visitors of of Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Bleich, at Burt. Louis, Henry, and Edward I'aiin- tuk of Burt visited their parents, Wr. and Mrs. A. B. Pannkuk here, Sunday. James Spencer, employed at the Hanford Hotel at Mason City, vis- ted his mother, Mrs. Emily Spencer, Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Pratt attended the funeral of Mr. Pratt's aunt, Mrs. Addle Smith, at Maynard, Iowa, Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hargreaves and Mrs. Ann Zittritsch of Algona attended the Wesley Legion benefit dance, Thursday night. Mr. and Mrs. M. W. Jacobson were Sunday dinner guests of the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Kersey, at,Gait, Iowa. Mr*. C. B. Muratgh and Mrs. T. C. Hutchison and little daughter, Sue, were in Des Moines, Sunday and Monday, on a business trip. B1U Dalley of Des Moines visited hU three weeks' trip in Oklahoma and Texas. Lulu is employed at the Algona Greenhouse and Edna operates a beauty parlor. Emll Dreyer returned to hl» home at Charles City today (Tuesday) following a week's visit at the Frank Schallln and William Dau homes. Mr. Dreyer is an uncle of Mr. D«u and brother-in-law of Mrs. Schallln. itorium. There v Mr. and Mm. WIIHam Dau and in each division, family and their house guest, Emll first place with Dreyer, were Sunday dinner guests of the former's mother. Mrs. Anna Dau at Whlttemore. They also sailed on other Whittemore relatives. Mrs. B. A. Pannkuk spent last week as a practical nurse caring for Mrs. George Becker and daughter, Rita, who were ill at their home at St. Joe. Rita has recovered, and Mrs. Recker was taken to the Kossuth hospital, Sunday^ Mr. and Mrs. DonnTd White and infant son of Iowa Falls stopped briefly in Algona at the Ellis Me Whorter home enroute to Estherville, where Mrs. White and her son will spend two weeks. Mr. White is a grandson of the McWhortcrs. Mrs. Ed Anllker and two daughters, Rosemary and Barbara Jean and Mrs. Gordon Dingman anc daughter. Betty, all of West Bend were visitors at the home of Mrs Leo Spllles, Saturday afternoon Mrs. Anliker, Mrs. Dingman and Mrs. Spilles are sisters. Mr. and Mrs. R, R. Hutzell drove to Earlham Saturday Jo visit the] former's father, who has been ill. Enroute home they stopped to visit his sister and were notified there of his father's death. They returned to Earlham and are expected home the latter part of the week. Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Dickinson and grandson, Lynn, were in Des Moine.s from Tuesday until Friday. They were guests at the home of Mrs. Dickinson's brother and wife. Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Call. Mr. Dickinson attended a Washington's birthday dinner and a republican meeting at the Hotel Fort DCS Moines. Ruth Dickinson Hunter, their daughter, returned to Algona for the week end. Mrs. W. J. Becker and sons, Billy and Dickie, will leave Friday evc- John Stull, Ken Wilhite, Maxine Perkins, Winners Fairvicw-Corwith: The home declamatory contest was held Monday evening in the high school auditorium. There were four entrants John Stull won "Psuedo Patriot- ond with "Vengeance Is Mine" in the oratorical division. In the dramatic division. Maxine Perkins received first with "Honey" and Virginia Walley second with "The Kidnapping of Shirley." Harriett Oxlcy received first with "The Other Cheek" and Louis Hilyard second with "Brotherly Love" In the humorous division. June Wolfe was to have spoken in the humorous division but was unable ......... ______ - ..... -Ism" arid' Kenneth Wifhite won sec-i to take part because of being ill -A Can of Paint -A Good Brush -A Pair of Hands, plus -A Few Hours Time ning for Denver. Colorado. They will go via the Rocket from Mason City. W. J. Becker and son, Dennis, will drive out some time next week. The Beckers will make their future home in Denver. Mr. and Mrs. Becker have lived In Algona many years. W. J. Becker and his brother, Henry were proprietors of the Elk Cleaners for over twenty years, and recently sold their business to Hill Norman and R. F. Perry. Academy Speakers In Humboldt Meet On Monday evening at 8 o'clock St. Cecelia's extemporaneous team met the teams from St. Matthews, Clare, and St. Mary's, Humboldt. at Humboldt in the first round of the diocesan contest. Eileen Aman, Pauline Zender and Rodney Gilbride have been selected to represent the local academy In this contest. Those winning places In this contest will be advanced to the noxt miojr w* wa uiuurca *•»•*- •-- -' rn*.. ,«i«.«»..k« mother, Mr..,Bdythe Dall- *oundof the Sioux City diocesan iiiit»^^ -.*.<->•..»•...« ,?< ealftr^he American Optical issss^sssssssssasss 1 ssss. and you can change almost any dull, dingy and tired looking room into something bright, cheerful, fresh looking and clean—a room of beauty. Cost?—Aside from the time, the amount is so small that to have any room in your house dull, dirty and tired looking just isn't necessary. Tel! us flic sixe of f lie rooms in your house that need painting, the number of doors and windows in each and we will tell you .just how much it will cost for paint or enamel and brushes to do the job. ("Mad to show y«>u color pictures of different rooms done in different color combinations to help you select the colors you want for your rooms. This is still good weather for inside painting. (Jive vonr rooms a now dress during March. F. S. Norton & Son II Phone 229 Algona, Iowa sold his hardware store, and M Lenslng farmed near Bancroft. Work linn been started on th repairing of the fire damage don at the Lloyd Wellendorf home. A soon as the new roof is complete Mr. and Mrs. Wellendorf will mov back in. They have been stayin at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Get L. Miller. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Spraftuc «re the parents of a baby girl, born at the Kossuth hospital, Sunday, February 27. The young lady weighed 8 pounds and 0 ounces. This is the first child for Mr. and Mrs. Sprague. Mrs. Sprngue will be remembered as Frances Clayberg, teacher in the Algonn public schools. Ilurdi'tte Agard left Monday to attend an insurance sales school in Des Moines for a week. While there he expects to attend the state girls' basketball finals which will be held there this week. His brother, Gerald, coaches the West Bend girls' team represented in the tournament, undefeated to date. Mr. and Mm. George W. Cloud and family moved Monday to Sioux City. The Clouds have lived here the past year or so, while Mr. Cloud had a railway mail clerk's run out of Algona. The Sioux City location will be more permanent. Leonard Cloud served as Fort Dodge Messenger carrier boy the past several months. Company. Air. and Mn. Hllbert Rasmusson were in Minneapolis from Thursday until Sunday on business. Mr. Rasmusson is the local high school music instructor. Harry Holme* proprietor of the Modern Dry Cleaners, attended a dry cleaners convention at Des Moines last week Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. | Mr. and Mru. Howard Kllnken- horg and daughter, Jofin, woro Sunday guests at the C. W. Bergfield home. Mrs. Klinkenborg and Mrs. Bergfield arc sisters. Itrulali Hartshorn, beauty operator at the Marigold Shoppes, was a week end guest at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hartshorn at Swea City. Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Aiilfw and son, Gary, will go to Sioux City Saturday to make their future home. Mr. Alfs, who travels for Armour & Co. has been transferred there. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Traeger of Sumner visited at the Dennis Pratt home from Friday until Sunday morning. The Traegers are parents of Mrs. Pratt. Mr. and Mrs. <1. W. Stillinan and Mr. and Mrs. C. R. LaBarre spent last week from Wednesday until Friday on a business trip to Waterloo, Davenport and Burlington. Mr. and Mrs. I>. J. Kohlhaa*, and Dr. and Mrs. C. J. Scanlon drove Mr« I nttie Kaln and son Bill to Rochester, Minn., Sunday, to visit drol"\o itona Sun"ay to'move the Kohlhaa* daughter, Anita, who "c J «•„!.,.„ ho,, u »hn!H «r™H« ,n '* a student nurse at the Mayo hospitals. Irina GrHner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Greiner. has been transferred to the highway commission district office at Mason City from the district office at Hum- Mrs. Ruin's household goods to Des Moines where she is engaged in social service work. She plans to be here until Thursday. Bill is playing with the Jimmy Smith orchestra at Waterloo and returned there today to take part in a broadcast over WMT. Mrs. Kain sold her home last fall to Dr. P. V. Janse. Mr. and Mr*. O. D. Martin left Monday for Mason City to spend a week with friends and relatives They will leave the following Sunday for Marysville, California, to make their permanent residence. Mr. Martin will be in business with his father. G. D. Martin. Mr. and Mrs. Martin lived in the Clapsaddle apartment, and Mr. Martin traveled for the Arnold Motor Supply Com pany. Mr*. Frank Barker of Den Moines visited at the D. D. Paxson home, and with other Algona friends from Thursday until Saturday. Mrs, Barker wa^s honored at a tea given by Mrs. Paxson at her home, Friday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Barker formerly lived in Algona, and Mr. Barker was at that time Koe- suth county farm agent. He is now employed by the Aetna Life Insurance Company at Des Moines. Mrs Barker purchased the Grace Ran som tea room in Des Moines and is. now operating it. Jolui Frankl returned Thursday from a six weeks trip through the southwest. He went from here to Boulder after Mrs. Frankl, who has been there since school opened in the fall with the Frankl twins, Helen and Harlan. From Colorado they drove to Texas, where they spent the greatest share of the time in the Mission Vallay. They planned a trip to Monterey, Mexico, but border police discouraged them from going the day they had planned and the following day * number of pbrtou* were kUlad In a revolution there. Mr*. Fvankl bu returned to Boulder and Mr. Franfcl U »ts.ying at the L. K. Linnan bom*. boldt. Lulu Huenhold and Edna tiilmore returned Tuesday (today) after a HITTING THE STYLE BULLS-EYE for SPRING "Farm and Home Bugles" Resolutions for 1938 No. 3—Resolved That if I take a cow-hide to town, and sell it for five dollars and then buy part of it back in a pair of ten dollar shoes, I won't blame anybody but myself, because I will remember that the cow got skinned worse than I did. Fourth resolution next week In the meantime call at the new lumber yard neur the Milwaukee Depot. "CUHTIS" MILLWORK FIR PANELS Raesly Lumber Company Phone 234 Spring's hen—with new styles—new fabric ideas— new patterns—new colors! In our showing of SPRING- SUITS we score a bulLseye; all the new things that yon read about in Esquire and fashion journals await your inspection. A bullseye for value too. There's no "surtax" on fashion; you can bo sure of top values at whatever price you choose to pay NEW SPRING SUITS 19 50 24 50 29 50 ZENDER'S ''Values Supreme in Clothing for Men aud Boys"