The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 16, 1938 · Page 5
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 5

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, August 16, 1938
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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, Aug. 16,1938 Cay Young Swea City Prairie Chicken Hunters Back in the Good Old Days of 1912 All Set To Go visited Mr. Leffert's sister, Mrs. J. M. Connolly at Des Moines. Out-of-town callers In the home of R?v. W. O. Muhleman during his recent Illness included Rev. and Mrs. A. O. Peterson of Rockwell City, Rev. E. F. Broberg of Ayrshire, Rev. and Mrs. C. H. Seward of Forest City, and Rev. J. O. Davies. district superintendent of the Fort Dodge district of the Methodist church. Rev. Muhleman attended a meeting of the Methodist hospital board in Sioux City, Wednesday. Betty and Jean MurtnRh returned last week after a six week's trip in the east. They visited at the homo of their sister. Mrs. Mell Peterson at Schenectndy. New York, for two weeks. During this time they enjoyed a two day trip through the New England states of Massachusetts, Maine. Vermont and New Hampshire. They spent a month with the Petersons at Long Island. They saw several Broadway plays, and attended the Metropolitan opera. Betty and Jean are daughters of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Murtagh. There are vanishing Americans, and also vanishing prairie chickens. In fact the prairie chicken has practically vanished completely, where once it -was a populous Kossuth county bird, and a mighty choice morsel at the table. In the above picture, we see a group of Swea City blades about to start home after a successful hunt. Naturally, they are pretty proud of their bag, whloh you see scattered on the ruhning board and fenders of the snappy Ford, model T, 1912. This picture was taken in 1912, and we are presuming the car was a new model at that time. In case you don't recognize these Kossuth county men, they are, left to right, on running board, C. R Berggren, who now runs his own business in Swea City, 0. E. Berggren, who now farms near Swea City, and P. J. Heiken, supervisor of the fifth district, and former mayor of Swea City. In the foreground are J. W. Berggren, former cafe owner, now living at Lead, S. D., and J. G. Haglund, a contractor whom everybody knows, now living at Swea City. All are ardent sportsmen—they were then, in 1912, and still are. No prairie chickens are now to be found in Northwest Kossuth county. AS KOSSUTH CELEBRATED SAFETY DAY, MAY 26,1938 RAISING THE, SAFETY FLAG at the Algoni hotel corner after dedication ceremonies, May 26th. One fatality has resulted since then In the county from motor accident at the time this went to press, that of Mrs. P. A. Lonergan, Bancroft. DIGNITARIES ATTENDING Kossuth County'* Safety Day parade, and program, May 26th, 1933, at which the Safety Flag was hoisted, are shown above. Front row, left to right: Harry Nestle, assistant chief highway patrol; and patrolmen, Meyers, Flannagan and Reese, and O. S. Relley, 1 former secretary of the Algona Chamber of Commerce and the Kossuth Safety Council. Back row, left to right: Earl Hall, Mason City; Mathew Thompson, Fort Dodge; Phil Sproul, DCS Moines; Robert O'Brien, secretary of state; Lester Wilkle, Carroll; L. H. Sandschulte, LeMars, and Ralph Miller, Algona, first president of the Safety Council. Oldest Residence In Algona Pictured A Friendly Store • In A Friendly City Extends A Cordial Invitation to You to Its FALL OPENING * OLDEST BESHJENCE STANDING IN ALGONA, the old Sever Halvorson home. It was tha first brick residence to be built In Algona, and still stands at the corner of Minnesota and College streets It was built in 1856 by Richard Henry Smith, twi« brother of Lewis H. Smith. asyttttrffffji!^^ LOCAL NEWS Mrs. Harold Jacohson of Ottosen spent Thursday visiting Mrs. G. L. Vohs. Dorothy Hutchison arrived Monday for r. visit with her mother, Mrs. A Hutchison, and her brothers, Theodore and Don Hutchsion. Dorothy is a librarian at the Northwestern University Libraiy at Evanston, III. Mr. aud Mr». A. A. Bishop and daughter, Mrs. B. L. HUliard, who is a guest at tha Bishop home, and Mrs Mfcmie Long drove to Clear Lake, Sunday, and spent the day visiting tb.8 A. E. Moser family of Ames. Mr». Elisabeth Mangau and nous, John and Harry of Minneapolis, arrived Sunday for a visit at the home of Mr. and MM. Maurice McMahon. John and Harry returned Tuesday (today), and Mrs. Mangan will remain during the r«»t of the week. Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Murtagh and children, James, Jean and Betty, Betty's guest, Frances Barker of Des Moines, Bob Harrington and Bonnie Lee Bonar are vacationing this week at the Ed Kellj cottage on Manhattan Beach at Lake Oko- jujl. Dick Kohl nnd Virginia Hultgren of St. Paul returned Sunday, following a week's vacation spent visiting at the homes of the former's parents. Mr. and Mrs. George Kohl, bis brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Ira Kohl, and with his sisters, Lola and Mabel Kohl. Jean and DorU Hagen of Titonka visited at the home of their aunt Mrs. Frank Vera from Monday until Saturday. Saturday, Mr. and Mrs. Vera took the girls home, and spent Sunday and Monday as guests of Mrs. Vera's brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hagen. Mr. and Hrs. Theodore Hutchison returned Monday of lost week following a three wekes' business and plesaure trip to Los Angeles where they visited old friends. On the return trip th)y visited Zion National Park in Utah, and Rovky Mountain National Park In Colorado. Mr*. Kate Auul» and daughter, Beth. Mrs. H. J. Bacon, Mrs. L. E Fairbanks, Mrs. George Hackman Mrs. Fred Geigel, Mr. and Mrs W. jf. Bourne. Mrs. Hortense Fer guson and Mrs. Alma Nelson attend ed the Captain Jeanson memoria program at Swea City, Thursday. Mr. and Mr». Paul Dansnii an family, and Mr. and Mrs. L. \V Fox and son, Billy Lee. drove t Boone. Saturday, to visit Mr. and Mrs. Robert Danson of Rolla. Mo.. who are visiting relatives of Mrs. Robert Danson there. Mrs. Fox and the two Mr. Dansons are sister and brothers. .Mr. aud Mrt». Godfrey Johnson aud the latter's father, Tony Guehl of Battle Creek, Michigan, arc visiting at the home of the former's parents. Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Johnson, and with other Aigona friends un-1 relatives. Tony Guehl was formerly the proprietor of the Cloutou Tailor shop. Mr. aud Mrs. D. L. LeJTrrt and Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Anderson unj Emma Anderson of Swea City drove to Knoxville during the pust week end and visited Mrs. Leffert's uieci:. Mrs. Fair Griffin and family. They also visited Ila Leffert at Ames, and FRANK ZENDER BUD ZENDER PAT CUbLEN LARS LARSON Sixteen years ago, Zender & Caldwell's new clothing store opened in Algona. It was founded on the belief thnt the first essential of sucess Is honest merchandise, honestly presented. It has consistently featured only the country's finest nationally known makes of clothint;. furnishings and shoes—AND NOTHING ELSE! Fifteen years later, Mr. Zender purchased Mr. Caldwell's interest and has continued these same policies. We're proud of the Progress we have made—and we're grateful to the many thousands of loyal friends and customers who have made this Progress possible. We believe ZENDER'S is the MOST PROGRESSIVE STORE IN THE MOST PROGRESSIVE CITY in Iowa. Men and women like tiie family atmosphere, the sincere, helpful service—the unconditional guarantee of satisfaction—and the policy of "straight shooting" which characterizes ZENDER advertising. In celebration of the March of Progress and In keeping with our progressive ideas we arc presenting the people of this community with the FIRST FALL SHOWING of what's smart and new in men's wear. You arc invited to inspect our windows and to pay us a visit. You'll enjoy looking over the fresh, new fall style ideas in suits, hats, furnishings and shoes, made by fine, nationally known manufacturers. BACK TO SCHOOL s tnc In a short time U&lfiilQol bells will be ringing and books will be swinging. You can now pick out your Fall supplies at ZENDER'S and save money. You buy NEW FALL clothes here for the same price as close-outs any other place. Be New! Be Smart! Be Different! Try ZENDER'S. New Fall Suits (No Close-outs) Outstandingly new, in stripes, herringbones and chocks by nationally known makers. You can be sure our prices are right. 50 14 5o 22 50 29 New Topcoats Try them on! Fitted models, Balnvican, full belts, any color, in tweeds, herringbones, knits. Just right for school. 19 50 24 50 hats for Fall See these new fall shapes in mixtures of green, gray, blue and brown. Made by Stetson and LaSalle. 2.95 to 5.00 Shoes for Fall NYw fall colorings i.v ('roshv Square ill maroon, black or brown. New crej-e soles, for sport or for school. 2.95 to 4.95 Luggage The newest pieces of luggage have just arrived. Lightweight steel cases—genuine leather gladstones or zipper bags 2.50 to 7.95 For the Grade School Boy Kaynee Shirts and polo shirts for fall. Also nire a>- sortment of pants, sweaters and jackets. Bring the boys to Zender'ri. Shirts new Arrows and Marlboro* are to be admired by ymi and your friends. UY also have ties and handkehiefs to match. You'll see them at school at it higher price. 1.65 to 2.00 ZENDER'S Values Supreme in Clothes for Men and Boys.

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