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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, June 7,1938 PAPER HOUSE AS AN ANNIVERSARY PRESENTS BURT J. P. Cunninghams Ge Surprise From Kin ** Decoration Day Burt: On June 1, 1938, Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Cunningham had been married 29 years. On Decoration Day, Mr. Cunningham's nieces and nephews staged an observance ol the event by going to their home with well-filled baskets to spend the day. Headed by Mrs. A. M. Peterson, Titonka, ani! Mrs. L. C, Hart, Wll- liston, N. D., wall paper was purchased and hung throughout the house and many other beautiful and useful gifts were also left with their only remaining uncle. Norse Graduates Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Kollasch and Mrs. Kollasch's mother, Mrs. Fred Lehman, Whlttemore, went to Des Moines, Wednesday, to see Lorraine Kollasch graduate from nurses training at the Lutheran hospita She returned home with her paren for a three weeks' vacation aft which she will return to complete few months more of training. (« Grandmother For 22nd Time Swca City: A great-grandmother for the 22nd time. That is the record of Mrs. W. C. Barger, aunt of Mrs. Wm. Shirley of Algona. She set the new record on May 28th, when the Walter McCrary's of Buffalo Center became parents of a new daughter. This is the coupte's first child, and the first grandchild for Mrs. Jennie McCrary, Swea City librarian. Walter McCreary is commercial instructor in the Buffalo Center high school and his wife, formerly Violet Wicks of Hebron township, was formerly bookkeeper for the Swift plant at Elmore. Doing Summer Work Leo Fitzgibbons, a law studen at the University of Iowa, will work during the summer at the Sullivan vfcMahon & Linnan law offices in Algona. He is a son of Mr. anc Mrs. D. A. Fitzgibbons of Armtrong. Pastor Back Home The Rev. and Mrs. Thoburn Speicher and son, Billy, returne: Wednesday from Evanston, III where they had been visiting Mrs. Speicher's parents for two or thre months, while Rev. Speicher was convalescing from a serious cas of Malta fever. H* expects to re sume his preaching soon. tebtkah Election The following officers were elect ed at the Rebekah lodge meeting on Thursday evening: Mrs. Velma McBride, noble grand; Mrs. Mary Steward, vice grand; Mrs. Pau Macauley. secretary, and Mrs. J P. Stow, treasurer. George Powers is driving a new Ford V-8 sedan. The Fortnightly club met at the home of Mrs. R. C. Dremmel Friday afternoon. Mrs. Walter Faulstlch was the hostess to the Lutheran Aid society Thursday afternoon. Selina 'Clifton and Lulu Hawcott were Mason City visitors from Wednesday until Friday. The Legion Auxiliary met Tuesday evening, June 7, with Mrs. Tressie Ringsdorf. Mrs. J. G. Clapsaddle was assisting hostess. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Schroeder and son, John and Milton McBride left Friday for Atchinson, Kansas, to visit with their daughter. Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Bierstedt and Mrs. Wm. Bierstedt attended the wedding of Verna Meyer and Wm. Ostwald at Whittemore Wednesday. Lois Graham visited friends at Clear Lake and Maicn City the first of laat week and on Thursday went to Ames to try and seek employment Mrs. M. M. Chipman returned on Thursday from Marshalltown, where she had gone with her sister, Mrs. R. E. Gabriel, Armstrong, for a few days' visit with their parents. Dr. and Mrs. B. K. Bahnson and relatives from Inwood left Friday for Kirksville. Mo., to attend the graduation of a brother of Dr. Bahnson from a course in osteopathy. Erna Baars was honored by a jarty given by the young people of he Presbyterian choir Tuesday eve- ing following choir practice. Miss tears has been acting as leader of IB junior choir. Rachel Clapsaddle and her cousin. Mary Elise Clapsaddle, Ste Genevieve. Mo., came Thursday fo a visit at the Dr. J. G. Clapsaddl home. Bill Gildner, Mason City brought them home. Mrs. P. L. Dremmel and Mrs M. L. Vlnaas visited Tuesday and Wednesday at Eagle Grove with Mrs. W. W. Huston, a former Bur resident They also attended a district O. E. S. group meeting there Mrs. Laura Sewick daughter Lura, son John and granddaughters, Neva and Shirley, went to Ireton, Sat urday and spent the week end at the Harry Sewick home. Neva and Shirley remained for an extended visit. Mrs. Laura Pnine. Pasadena, Cat ifornia. and her daughter, Mrs, THREELUVERNE CLUB MEETINGS IN PAST WEEK M. E. Aid Holds "Peanu Sister" Party; Other Lu Verne News Lu Verne: The first week of the month is the regular meeting week for several women's organizations and the past week was no exception. The Methodist Ladles' Aid had a "peanut sister" party on Wednesday afternoon. A program was given during the afternoon, which Included a one act play. On Thursday afternoon, the members of the Lutheran Ladles Aid entertained other women of the church at a guest party in the church parlors. A covered dish lunch was served. The same afternoon the Evangelical Women's Missionary society met for their June program and a Jeorge Free and two children, of iamer. visited Monday with Mrs. 'alne's brothers, J. P. and F. O. 3tow. Mrs. Paine is a former res- dent of Algona. Mr. and Mrs. G. P. Hawcott and on, Wallace, went to Mason City Tiursday evening to attend the high chool graduating exercises. Jack Wallace, a neph,ew of Mrs. Haw- ott and Mrs. Wallace's grandson, •as one of the graduates. R. W. Hayward and Dale Kearns, Chicago, came Tuesday for a visit at the Will Garman home. Mrs. Hayward and son, who had spent several weeks here, went with Mr. Hayward to Pine Island, Minn., to visit relatives of Mr. Hayward. Mr. and Mrs. G. J. F. Vogel left Friday for Grinnell, where they picked up their daughter, Eleanor, who is a Grinnell College student, and then all went on to Greenville. 111., where they were to visit with relatives and attend the graduation of Luther Kresge, a cousin of Mrs. Vogel. Mrs. R. F. Hawcot and Josephine Dittmer returned home Tuesday evening from Rochester, Minn., where Mrs. Hawcott had a cataract removed from her eye a few weeks previous. Tho operation was uc- vessful and she is now able to see much better. On Decoration Day the following relatives gathered at the Herman Neitzcl home: Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hawk and family, Spirit Lake; Mr. and Mrs. Howard Schriver, Boone. the Lem Marlows, Hugh Mnrlowa, Dell Marlows, Mrs. Mary ETlen Culbcrtson nnd son and Mrs. Paul Olson and daughter, nil of Lone Rock, iind Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Marlow and daughter. picnic supper a^ the park. .Esther Merkle led the lesson on "Child- flood and Youth" from the text, Re- julldlng Rural America, after Mrs. Edw. Marty had conducted a devotional period. At the same time a meeting wn being held of the Mission Bane an organization of children of th same church were having the! meeting at the church under th leadership of Mrs. Fred Merkl Twenty women and twenty child ren met for the picnic supper. Th birthdays of four members wer recognized and a birthday cake wa served. and son have gone to their home at Princeton, 111., after an extended visit with her mother, Mrs. Josephine Scribner. Mr. and Mrs. Chris Anderson left Monday for Sioux City from which place Mr. Anderson will go to resume his work as bridge contractor. Mrs. Anderson has spent most of the winter here with her mother, Mrs. W. F. Godfrey, while Mr. Anderson visited relatives In Denmark. Recent guests at the George Merkle home Included Mr. and Mrs. Carl Merkle and son and the John Zunkels, Olivet, S. D., who visited here over Memorial Day. Other guests were Mrs. Conrad Faust, Mrs. Grace Streyfeller, Otho and Miss Miriam Faust, who is at Huo- bard for a month's vacation from her duties as teacher In a mission school in Kentucky. Esther Merkle was a co-teacher with her when she was in Kentucky. North East Kossuth Page MARY LEWIS OF LAKOTA HONORED BY 50 FRIENDS Many Visitors At Swea City During Memorial Week End Swea City: Among the many June Bride Presented with Gifts at Shower, as Showers Fall Coach Smith to Manly C. C. Smith, coach here for the past two and one-half years, has rendered his resignation to the loca school board as he has been electee o a like position at Manly at an ncrease in salary. Mrs. Smith and children are visiting her mother at Knoxville. Final Club Meeting A picnic at the park was scheduled for the J. J. club's last meeting until fall, Friday afternoon, but because of the rain, it was held at the community hall. The program for next year was presented by the committee and accepted. There were 18 members present and their children were guests at the picnic supper that followed the social afternoon. This club has cooperated with the Progressive Woman's club, the Tuesday club, the Methodist and Presbyterian Ladies' Aids, the Cemetery Association and the Community club in a project—buying n piano for the hall. Mrs. D. D. Broadie, Granger, spent last week with her daughter, Mrs. Max Patterson. Lee Lichty, who had an operation at the University hospital at Iowa City recently was able to return to his home Tuesday. The H. P. Sorensens and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Sorensen attended the funeral ol a relative, N. J. Nelson at Clarion last Friday. Edw. Dehnert, -Richard Wegner, Albert Schneider, A. D. Burtis and Henry Hanselman spent most of last week in northern Minnesota on a fishing trip. Miss Anna Woito has returned from visiting relatives at State Center. Mrs. Carrie Coleman and her daughter, Louise, returned on Friday from a month's visit with W. B. Coleman at Flint, Michigan. Merle Scriljner, who is employed in Des Moines, was a recent Lu- Verne visitor. Mrs. Ward Boyce MAKING ROOM FOR NEW Skelgas Department Our Big New Skelgas Department must have room. To make this room we are moving a number of pieces at sacrifice prices. Our Complete Stock of Paint including Interior Wood Work Paints Floor Enamels and Flat Wall Paints all going at Close Out Prices .fT'J.riO Sellers kiteheu cabinet complete with '2 side dish ca \e\v Oyster linish, at n.ilv inets. white Aivh Ti.i) < ilief. ri out at .f;:f)..")U 29.75 Ovster \Vhiti ('al)inet at __ 31.50 Save on Washing Machines Two new Norge Electrics. 1 Gas engine Norge 2 Norge electric mangles going at ONE-THIRD OFF You will find hundreds of real bargains in our fine new store and our earnest desire is to serve you better. Richardson Furnitute Co. West of the Court House Memorial Day visitors here tr. and Mrs. Walter Tupy, New rague. Minn., at the parental Hagert Olson home; Mrs. Anna Berg, finneapolis, with her sister, Mrs. Olara Carter; the Merle McAn- nches of Rolfe at the home of her rothers, the Sam and Ervln Link and Mrs. Ronald Evenson and he son, Joe Fretty, Jr.. with her par ents, the W. O. Nelsons. Mrs. Ev enson stayed from Saturday unti Tuesday before returning to her home in Minneapolis. Five Are Confirmed A class of five young people was confirmed by Rev. R. W. Boade al the Bethlehem Lutheran church here Sunday. Members of the class were Bernard Simmons, Mildred Tjensvold, Walter Cassem, Harian Johnson and Christina Hesvig. Numerous family dinner parties fol- "owed the confirmation services. To Live in Swea City Mrs. Monford Peterson and her sister, Mathilda Kressin of Lotts >eek and Mons Olson of Lake (ills were Swea City visitors Mon!ay. Mrs. Peterson, whose mar- iage to Monford Peterson of this lace has just been announced, will eside here with her husband after une 15. The couple will live in th« pstairs apartment of the Magnus 'eterson house, which was recent- y vacated by the Harold Christen- ens. Lakota: Mesdames O. H. Frerking, I. E. Wortman, J. E. Ukena and J. R. Heetland and the Misses Betty Anderson, Emma Outknecht and Gertrude Wortman entertained 50 friends at the Presbyterian manse last week Tuesday evening at a miscellaneous shower in honor of Mary Jane Lewis, who will be a June bride. After the guests arrived a note book was passed and each one asked to write a verse, household hints, etc., and sign their name. Later the guests were divided Into five groups and each group dressed one of their number as a bride, using crepe paper as material. At the music of the bridal march the brides passed In review and one was chosen as the best dressed bride. Beverly Tamen was named winner and received a prize. Following this Mary Jane opened her packages and found many lovely gifts stored in the umbrella. A lunch was served at a late hour and all walked out into a real shower as rain evening. was falling steadily all No Song About "Showers'* When the M. E. Ladies' Aid held s regular meeting last Wednesday, did not sing "Showers of Bless- ngs" for its opening hymn. The all ight rain on Tuesday night had coded the church basement with ater so that the meeting had to djourn to the American Legion all. (Perhaps "Lord. Lead Us on o Higher Ground" might have been n order.) At any rate, the ladies' pirits were not dampened and n ery successful meeting is report- d. Talks on Early History Miss Esther Smith went to Burt 'uesday to address the Kossuth 4-H lub girls at their annual rally day onvocatlon. Her topic was "Early Jay History of Kossuth County." Miss Smith, who teaches vocal mus- c in the Corwith high school, will iave for Des Moines on June 11 ake work toward a master's degree n voice and public school muaic at Trake University. Grant Dourte returned last Wed- esday from a three-day business rip to Fort Dodge and Iowa Falls Mr. and Mrs. Roy Valvick and on. Ernest, together with Mrs. nlvick's sister, Lucille Peterson. nd their father E. C. Peterson. rove to Cowrie to visit relatives n Memorial Day. Geneva, daughter of the A. G erg's, went to St. Paul last Tuei- ay. where she has obtained work or the summer at Mounds, near [innehaha Park. She accompanied er aunt. Mrs. Anna Berrr. who was eturning to Minneapolis after a eek end visit here. Miss Selma Johnson concluded a wo months' visit with her sisters, Irs. Anna Larson, Mrs. Oscar Berg- rcn and her brother. Myron, and "left last Tuesday for Minneapolis to take medical treatment. If her health improves sufficiently, she will then go to New York City where she intends to obtain employment The Baptist Ladies' Guild met at the hall la.st Friday with Mrs. Dettmar Thompson and Misses Florence Erickson and Helen and Freda Burgeson as hostesses. The theme of the program was "Bridges." Mrs. H. P. Bronleewe outlined the program for the coming year and Darlene Kesler gave a reading and Esther Smith played a piano solo IBVINGTON NEWS Letter From Europe Mrs. A. C. Klocke received a letter from her sister, Mrs. Will Gel- iaus, of Hubbard, Iowa, last week, who with her fanv'ly are enroute to Europe. The letter was sent while on the ocean and Mrs. Gelhaus said they were enjoying the trip very much, and hao encountered no bad weather, and they were not at all easfck. Entertain 4-H Girls Betty and Eva Eggerth entertained the Ledyard 4-H girls Thursday afternoon. Among other activities they practiced posture exercises. *Ti)rma Heetland was chosen as delegate to represent the girls at the state meeting at Ames June 15-17. The Nick Behrends were Estherville visitors Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. James Bruer attended a family reunion at the Fred Winebergers, west of Buffalo Center last week Sunday. Mrs. E. J. Woodworth and her daughter returned home last week Wednesday from a few days' visit with relatives at Ocheydan. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Walter Klocke north of Ledyard last week Thursday. This is the first crnndchild for Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Klocke. Mrs. Sarah Patterson reports that her daughter, Mrs. Will Logan, who has been seriously III at the Coleman hospital in Estherville, is much Improved and was taken home Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Inlay drove to Moville last week for a week end visit with Mr. Inlay's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Inlay. Mr. Inlay's sister, Janice, came home with them for a visit. Mr. and Mrs. John Heetland drove to Forest City last week Sunday and visited at the Harry Larsons. Their daughter, Velma, who attends Waldorf College there, accompanied them home. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Stoddard of Denver, Colo., who have been visiting relatives at Burt, EstherviUe and other places, were callers at the J. H. Warburton home last week Wednesday. They expect to return home soon. Mr. Stoddard is, a former Lakota boy. Mrs. A. T. Buckets' division of the Methodist Aid served the monthly commercial club dinner at the church Thursday evening with the members present, n.. T. Buckets, Fred Schroeder and son, Winston, who had been fishing at Spirit Lake, very kindly gave the committee women some nice fish. Mesdames C. O. Peterson, Will Bauman, Fred Schwartz, Lakota, and Mrs. Jack Wirtjes. Granada, Minn., entertained 20 women at a post-nuptial shower in honor of Mrs. Jake Peterson at the Lutheran church parlor, last week Tuesday evening. The evening was spent playing games and visiting and Mrs. Peterson received many lovely gifts. Two showers in one evening in the same small town—no wonder it rained. Titonka Girl Graduates At Morning«icle U. Titonka: Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Krantz and daughter, Doris and Marion, drove to Sioux City, Friday to attend the graduation exercises of Mornlngside senior music class of which their 'daughter, Feme, is a member. Friday evening they attended an opera "Cavalerla Aust- Icana" by Pletro Muscatnl of which their daughter, Feme, was one of the seven conservatory students to conduct the opera. Sfce also appeared in the opera as a soloist Clifford and Harold drove down Sunday and joined their parents and to be present for the bacca- aureate services Sunday evening, tfonday morning they attended the commencement exercises. During her four years at Morn- ngslde, Feme has been directress of the Kappa Zeta Chi, social sorority; vice president, warden and ecordlng secretary for the Mu Phi Epsilon, which is a national honorary music sorority; treasurer for the Sigma Mu, honorary music sorority, a member of the choir, band and Women's Athletic Association. Earl Blakely Is on the sick list this week. Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Peterson attended to business at Ottosen Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Luke Miller and son, Lawrence, left Thursday for a two weeks' vacation trip. Mrs. Alvin Honken entertained the Work and Play club Thursday. Seven members were' present. Miss Mary Lee Nugent, Algona, came Thursday evening for a visit until Saturday with Miss Jean French. Mrs. H. A. French attended a lowing old friends and neighbors Mesdames George Hansen, Rasmus Hansen, Carrie Turner, Andrew Bonacker, Peterson, De Tom Young, Ross Bufflngton, Clarence Christenson, and Rasmus Peterson The afternoon was spent playing bingo. Acorn Club Met Thursday, Lakota Lakota: Mesdames J. H. Warburton, Samuel Warburton, Emma Smith and Cyrus Renshaw were hostesses to the Acorn club at a one o'clock luncheon Thursday at the J. H. Warburton home. Following the luncneon and business meeting roll call was answered by naming a beauty spot you have seen in Iowa. Conservation of Natural Resources was given by Mrs. Carl Gerzema; a poem, "A Whiff of Smoke" by Quick, Mrs. W. E. Gutknecht. The next meet- Ing will be with Mrs. Frerklng, on Julie 16. Sweet Clover Bloat Taking Many Cattle Lakota: The rendering works truck drivers report a heavy loss of cattle in this vicinity caused by sweet clover bloat and one driver reported taking In over 100 head last week/ Gust Koppen had 11 head sick last week Monday of which he lost five with several bead still In danger. The sweet clover and so much rain are a poor combination. Frank Schroeder drove down and enjoyed the day with old friends of years ago. They report about GO 'present, several of whom came from other states for the reunion, #&0tt&?Qii!fi^^ Hebron News one o'clock luncheon at the Eugene Murtagh home In Algona Thursday afternoon. G«orge Graham, Ubbe Winter, Geo. HJgglna and Mark Bacon te lurned Monday from a week's northern fishing trip. Mary Hoon, daughter of Supt. and Mrs. C. A. Hoon, spent last week with her grandparents, Rev. and Mrs. Ernest Hoon, Moville. Mrs. H. A. French and son, Russell returned home Tuesday evening bringing Jean who has completed a ear's work at Stephens College. John Pink visited Thursday In Buffalo Center with his brother, Dave and family and Ed Bruns. Mr. Bruns has not been feeling well for some time. The daily vacation Bible school if the Methodist church opened ast Monday for a two weeks course with Rev. W. L. Patterson in charge. Teachers are Betty Budlong, Lorraine Peterson, Katherine Schrarn, Helen Beed and Feme Oesterreicher, pianist. Mr. and Mrs. Grady Smith and daughter, Gladys Ann and Miss Anna Sonnenberg drove to Holland Sunday and visited relatives until Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Sonnenberg brought Anna home Tuesday and vtelUd until Wednesday with their son,' George Sonnenberg and family. George Bonacker took Mrs. Bon- t-cker and three daughters to Fargo, N. D., Thursday when they took the train to Corvalli.i, Montana. Mrs. Bonacker will visit her pi'icnts, Mr. and Mrs. W. Heifner and bisters, Wilda and Dorothy, for tbr^o weeks. The girl will remain for the summer months. Neil Michaelson celebrated his birthday Thursday evening nno entertained the following guests. Mr. and Mrs. Jim McColley and family, Mr. and Mrs. Herb Nelson and family, Earl Zwiefel, Russell Heifner, and Arthur Askin. Games were played and lunch was served by his mother, Mrs. Ole Michaelson. Mrs. Marie Chriatenson entertained at dinner Thursdsy the fol- "Gay Nineties" Gets Its Annual Revival Lakota: For many years it has been the custom of the Dows high school girls of the "gay nineties" to hold a get together picnic In the tcwn hall at Dows and this year the husbands and the boys and their wives were Included in the good time. May 29th is the anual date which fell on Sunday this year and Mrs. Ida Smith and her brother, Russell Legrled spent aturday night and Sunday with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. John Badje spent last Saturday with relatives at Bancroft. Omer Legrled spent a few days with his grandmother, Mrs. C. O. Legried. Mrs. Archie Anderson visited on Thursday afternoon with Mrs. Osar Frandle. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Berg and family visited Sunday with their son and family. Mildred Thompson of near Brlce- lyn spent the week end with her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Berg. Thelma Frandle, Bertel Osland and Milford Berg wrote tests for he eighth grade at Algona last ['uesday. Mrs. Oscar' Frandle and Mrs. Julia Kallestad visited with Norma Osland at the Dolmage hospital in Buffalo Center last Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Heetland ipent Tuesday at the home of her >rother, Ras Oswald. Their little boy is very sick with pneumonia. Bible School commenced last Wednesday in district one and will continue for two weeks, each day with Nella Pederson as the teacher. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Egesdahl and family and Mr*. Lars Egesdahl autoed to Eagle Grove Decoration Day and returned home the same day. Mr. and Mrs. Martin Thompson and Milford and Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Logo and Janice spent Sunday with the Adrian Hausklns. Arlln Haus- kln returned home with Lloyd Loge for a few days' visit SOY BEANS Re-Cleaned for seed Anderson Grain & Coal Go, McCormick-Deering Store Phone 52 Algona, Iowa Ben Terhune had several loads of gravel hauled to his farm last week filling in the low places and making nil places in his yard more accea slble. Many from the Cresco vicinity attended the funeral of the late Geo. W. Brown last Friday afternoon held at the Methodist church in Algona. The Misses Ruth Black and Roberta Skilling left Tuesday for Cedur Falls where they will both enroll as students at the Iowa State Teachers College for the summer school session. A very artistic sign was erecte'l •fcctntly two miles south of Algona on highway IG'J. directing traffic and telling of the location of Call State Park. The sign was placed in front of the M. J. Loss, Jr.. residence, j (iinger and Garry Phillips of (Vuellinger visited last Tuesday and Wednesday at the home of their grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. Ferry Phillips while their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Phillips, were business callers at Des Moines. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Geigel and son. Robert, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. George Hackman motored to Storm Lake last Sunday morning to attend the baccalaureate services for the graduating class of Buena Vista college. The Rev. Norman E Nygaard, D. D., of L>ea Moines gave the sermon. Mr Ny- Busy Bee Club Meets Unions The Busy Bee club will meet Thursday, June 9th, instea4 of Friday with Mrs. Elsie Dugan. Papers will be given which have been delayed for some reason or other from past meetings. Richpoint News gaard i.-, a brother of Mrs. C. Paul Raney ji. former Algona resident, jgi/ts. Lois Barr spent last week with her aunt, Mrs. John Weber. J. F. Black, Lawrence Hutrhinu and Henry Else-held, Irvj/igton township committeemen, are working thib week making an acreage survey of the farms in this town- bhip. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Geigel drove to Storm Lake last Friday night to attend the commencement exercises at Buena Vista College. The Geigelb' only Daughter, Georgu Anne, was a member of this year's graduating class. Miss Leona Smith, eldest daughter of Mrs. Neal Smith, ha* accepted a teaching position In Dakota City, Iowa. Miss Smith in attending summer school at the Iowa State Teachers' College, and will receive her degree in August. Mrs. R. H. Skilling, Mr% Hat lie BurJj/jgame and Mian Ada Merriam attended a pre-nuptial shower in honor of Mian Norma Kaney last Friday afternoon^ Mrs. Cheater Bailey and Mm. Chas. Patterson, I Burt. were the hostesses, aii'J Muw received many beautiful Check Your Ability To Handle A Car . .. Free on the Aetna Insurance Co. 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