The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 6, 1938 · Page 2
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 2

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, December 6, 1938
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The Algona Upper PeBMoine6,Algona t Iowa, Bad* 0, Armstrong Youth, 17, Caught in Holdup Attempt with Toy Gun. ARTHUR fflNTZ —— — ALSO ADMITS TO STORE ROBBERY Knocked Down By Undertaker Who Was Preparing Bodies of Carbon • Monoxide Victims Last Week Armstrong: This village was a little town with great excitement, early Tuesday morning. L. E. Slabs local undertaker, overpowered Arthur Hintz, 17 year old Armstrong high school freshman, who attempted to rob him with a toy gun. Hintz ordered Mr. Slaba to stick up his hands as Slaba opened his car door to drive away. The mortician had been preparing the bodies of Norman Johnson and Raphael Schulte, carbon monoxide victims, for burial. Hintz had been hiding In Slaba's car and as the boy alighted Slaba saw an opening and suddenly struck the young man and knocked the gun out of his hands. They struggled on the ground until the Armstrong police officers arrived and took the boy into custody. He was placed in the Armstrong A CHRISTMAS PROGRAM will be presented by pupils of Cresco school, district No. 3. Lunch Will Be Served No Admission Charge 8. p. m., Fridya in CRECO TWP. CHURCH 49* jail and later admitted having broken Into the Joe Johnson's garage here. He broke a window and found about $2 In the cash register. Johnson said considerable damage was done *to the cash register. Johnson is the one who found the bodies of Raphael Schulte and Norman Johnson, Sunday morning. Authorities said Hlntz'a gun was hand made, although an excellent imitation of a real gun. He also had a holster for it. He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. William Hintz, who live on highway 44, one mile south of the Minnesota state line. Hintz at present is In custody tat Estherville. Lotts Creek News Friday afternoon, Dec. 9, the Lotts Creek Ladies' Aid will meet with Mrs. Wm. Boetcther as hostess. Loretta Meyer of California came home Friday evening to visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs, Martin Meyer. Mr. and Mrs. George Seims and daughter, Shirley of Fenton were Friday evening visitors at the Noah Reisner home. Mrs. Carl Zumach and Mrs. Herman Reisner and Mrs. Hugo Fatil- stich attended the meeting of the Trinity Lutheran Ladies' Aid In Ai- gona Thursday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Faulstich o Burt and Mr. and Mrs. Herman Hintz and famly were Friday eve ning visitors at the Hugo Faulstich home. Robert and Helen Dreyer am Carol Jacfcman and Lorcnz Pijahn of Lotts Creek and John and Wilfred Faulstcih of Burt were visitors at the Lotts Creek young people's meeting. Johanna Fiene of Early, Iowa, came home Wednesday to spend a few days with her parents, the Rev. and Mrs. Fiene of Lotts Creek. Miss Fiene teaches domestic science in the Early high school. Tree Decorations TREE LIGHT SETS 39c A feature value. 12 H foot 8- light loop set Buy several now. IV/z foot set at ____ 29c 13 foot 8 light loop set- when one burns out the other 7 reimain lighted 79c Elec. Xmas Wreaths 15cand25c ..; Xmas Tree Ornaments 2 for 5c and 5c Artificial Snow ____ 5c Xmas Villages _____ lOc Xmas Wreaths _____ 5c 9-in. Fiber Trees __10c Silver Ribbon Icicles 5c Angel Hair ________ lOc Xmas Tree bulbs 2 for 5, 5c and 10 each Outdoor Tree Light Sets 89c Red, Blue and Green Wreaths 2 for 5,5 & lOc Red and Green Roping 5c and lOc BEN FRANKLINS^ HUTCHM SPEAKS AT UNION M-D CLUB MEETING Husbands Are 'Guests; Music Numbers Presented at Meeting in Luther Hall Held Last Wed., Unions The, Union Mothers and Daughters club enjoyed a banquet for the members and their husbands at the Luther Hall last Wednesday, Nov. 30th. The church ladies prepared the dinner. Fifty persons attended. Past members were Invited and several attended. Rev. Sjostrand gave the Invocation. A concert trio consisting of Glen Raney on the violin, Mrs. Harold Falkenhainer at the piano and Mrs. Theo. Herbst as soloists, gave several old time selections. Harold Hutchins gave a talk, "A Westerner Goes East" The program was concluded with a piano number "Moonlight Sonata" by Mrs. H. K. Wright Mrs. Henry Tjaden, chairwoman of the program committee, presided. Anna Marlow assisted on the program committee. The decoration committee was Cora Bacon and Mae Etherington; menu, Ethel Smith and Ida Winkle. Fred Brothers To Retire on Pension FORMER EAGLE IP. MAN PASSES AWAY Swea City: Funeral services for O. O. Waterbury, former Swea farmer, were held at Welcome, Minn., last Thursday afternoon. Mr. Waterbury passed away Tuesday, Nov. 29 at his home in Welcome after a long illness with heart trouble and asthma. He was 61 years of age. Mr. arid Mrs. Watf rbury and their family farmed in Eagle several years having been at their present ohme seven years. Besieds his widow, the surviving children are: ilalph of Fairmont, Chauncey of Armstrong. William of Newton, Harold of Ledyard, Russell and Roy of Swea City, Mrs. Beryl Peterson of Ledyard, Dale of Welcome, Mrs. Al Hamsmith of Fairmont and Eliott at home. Fred G. Brothers, one- of the early Standard Oil employees of this community, was honored by a (iin ner Monday evening, November 23 given at the Cerro Gordo Hotel, Ma sen City, and attended by so fellow employeen, at which cccoaion it was announced that Mr. Brothers will retire from active duty with the company. Under the company's annuity plan, Mr. Brothers will hereafter receive annuity pay and be free from active work. He joins 831 other retired Standard Oil veterans reaping the benefits of this plan. Mr. Brothers started his career with the Standard Oil Company on Avis Byers. Marybeth Fuchs, Waler and Harold Wickstrom of St. 'aul were last week end visitors at the John Jongbergs. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Wltte and hildren of Rockwell were visitor) ast week at the home of Mrs. Wit- E'S father, R. H. Walker. Beulah Gladstone and Agnes Olon, teachers in Swea City school, were supper guests at the Emil Laron home last Thursday. James Kuchynka was surprised a week ago last Sunday evening when 14 friends came In to remind! him of hit birthday. After a, foctml evening he guests served lunch. Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Peterson, Mr. and Mrs. Milton Peterson re- urned home last week Monday af- er a four day visit at the Clifford 'eterson home in Minneapolis. Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Pehrson and their children of Iron wood, Michigan, visited the past week with .Ir. Perhson's brothers, Robert and loy and at the home of his mother, Mrs. John Pehrson in Swea City. Fnnii Choicest Party Clothes t<> Kiddies' Play Suits They arc all handled with the utmost care to assure y<m spotlessly '•lean ^an es a sin-le uarmem requires >ev<-ral hours ,,r u-oi-k l.efoiv .^p-.ts and >taius are j.mj,- erly reiMMved. I,in \\'<- maintain our standards. O—•i A.> (UK- df .\l--i.iiii'.-, newer business linns \ve appreciate your pa! roiia^e ami invite new eii.stoin- <TS. The ELK Gleaners Phone :;:50 \\' ( . IVliver 4 Plays Given Fine Reception At Wesley, Thursday Wesley: Four one-act plays were iven last Thursday to a good crowd. The first, "Pampered Darling" was coached by Miss Shunahan. Players were Vera Forburgcr, Rita V|tz- thum, Maxine Seller, Edward Johnson, Robert Oppedal, Agnes Johnson, Lois Hildman, Verla Johnson, Gerald Wingert, Frank and Edward Richter. The second play, "Mistletoe ami Moonlight" was coached by Miss Eckstein. Players wtre Virginia Sherman, Jean Bottom, Lillian Ar ends, Eugene Kirschbaum, Eugene Lloyd, Victor Mullin, Louis Garman and James Henderson. The third play, "Egbert to the Rescue" was coached by Mr. Nedt- wig. Players were Merle Loebig, Jean Johnson, Hugh Lickteig, Donnabelle Haynes, and Dennis Vitzthum. The fourth play. "In May With June" was coached by Supt. Ravlin. Players were Lillian Johnson, Maurine Ilauptman, Lucille Hirner, Bernadette Studer, Junior Bottom, Donald Johnson, Robert Moore and Julius Monson. Xmas Candies LIJSBY'S Wesley's Missed Free Throws Lose Game Wesley: The boys' high school basketball team lost the game Tuesday night to Crystal Lake there. Their inability to make good on free throws cost them the game. They made only six out of 20 opportunities at three throws, losing by a score of 23 to 22. They were behind, 11 to 15. at the half. The girls were victorious the same night, beating by a score of 42 to 25, with all three forwards sharing the scoring honors. .vo'i'H K OK HAM; >< 1101)1. FIMt N' ;;-. h..i,;by ^iv^-ji ihat the H'.aj.j oi .>u;<t.-ivj»vj.v /,/ Kooautn ''••'Mil.,'. I.,'.-.a v.ili i.tftr lut tale 11,1 t'tlliiwu.ji •-!• .-, libcil lai.d eiluaUJ hi i'lujii Ot-'-k tuwnahip: Thi; ri.jutli Jlalf >it lilt North• •aj,t g'jailer uf .Section 17, '1 MW ii.»i.jj, 1C. llun^fc 26. Sal.I k,j,.l t.j \ K a.jl.J to Hit lilKhfcBt t'l.lj.-r f'jr an amount not lc.-os than II,.- upjjnjj.-.i-.j v,jJu... ad (Ji-u-rrniiied \i. 11 it- Ti unti.-ca of Plum Creek Town- h[,ip ar..l iiljjjiove.l tjy iht Board Of >up- [\•iz'jt'ii uf Koibuth Cour.ty, I'..Mil. TI u iMiiij, i,t I lit.- t:al..- uliiill be (or i-aah uf Miie-iliiril caul, ard the bal:un ,.- .,n a ,:rt-!Jlt not eJtceedliiK tc-n \,-ai.r. uiih Intt-ruKt on thB tame at li;.- iat'- <,f i,iit 1,-hd thai, .^ix pfcr cel;t 1't-r annum, lo be- pai.l at the office uf ll.e County Treaaurc-r In Algoiia, 1-iwa. Tlit sale of tin.- above <H-csribtd [irojur:.,- will take place at the-Court Hoiin; li- Ajiiona. In Koasuth county, Iniva. on 11 it- l'6ih day of January, ly::'j. at the hour of 2 o'clock P. M. ]>at»-'l at AlKona, Iowa, this 23rd (Jay of November. 1S38. E. S. KJN.SBV. 4h-4& County Auditor. May 28, 1907, fit Spencer, Iowa, where he wa« employed M tank wagon agent This was during the horse-drawn tahk wagon period, when roads had no, bottoms and distances were measured from before daylight until after dark. During the spring of the year, when the roads were unusually difficult, Mr. Brothers used a six- horse team, hitched in tandem. His longest haul was from. Spencer, Iowa, to Gillette Grove, Iowa, an 18- mile stretch. Mr. Brothers relates that on this trip, he started at 3 o'clock in the morning and completed after night {all. in 1918 he was made talesman on the Bmaetsbarg, Iowa, field, where, he continued until 1982. At the time of Mr. Brothers', retirement, he was employed at the Mason City, Iowa warehouse. Harry Hargreaves, local Standard Oil agent, and W. D. Howie, re-seller salesman at Emmetsburg, Iowa, were in attendance at the dinner for Mr. Brothers. Both men have been closely associated with Mr. Brothers for many years. Lu Verne Young People Attend Rally &i Burt LuVerne: Doris Ejrgleston, Phyllis and Robert Surty, Lou Emma and Donald Brackstt, Richard Brink, Mary Dimler, Betty Thompson and the Rev. Harvey Nelson were the group from the local Epworth League who attended the district rally at Burt last week Sunday. Doris and Richard were on the afternoon program. jtrt, i^»eteuffa*n*f Ma i ed front a visit with ft sister In Seattle, Washington. Mr. and Mr*. mrtyl&Oi'&Mt, 'fd- peka, Kansas, were Visitor* at the Witt. Hoepner home last Tuesday. This was Mrs. Hoepner's first visit In Lu Verne. They were married the first part of October. Mrs. Floyd Lowmfller and Infant son, Donald Roger, came home front the hospital, Bagl* Grove, Thursday evening. He is the first grand: child for Mr. and Mrs. 11 M. Lowmiller, east of town fanners. Buy Personal Needs • Gifts Now! Graham's Low Prices Save You Money ' ...... : -- - ^- " —' ••*- — Snow Suits 4 to 12 years 3,98 5.98 Child's snow suits—erne and two piece styles. Fancy plaids and two tone Jackets. For Girls FANCY PILLOWS Big fluffy pillows in novelty weave Qfif* brocaded damask. iTo-r^ir filial *H/1» Luncheon Sets 49c ,„ 1.98 Beautiful designs on natural ground. Napkins to match. 52x52 in. and 58x78 in. OUTING GOWN Sensible Gifts Heavyweight flannels. Plain or OQ|» stripe patterns with fancy yokes ™** , Highly Furred Dressy COATS $ 23.95 Luxurious furs on choicest fabrics. Here'* the coat* you've dreamed about, but never owned. Superb fur cottars wrap yon in the luxury you adore. Long wearing nobby fabrics.' Magnificent coato of Hudson Seal for fabric* are alao featured. Silk The kind of gifts women like. $ BRIGHT COLORS AND TRIMMINGS Individual dresses that are winning fashion's honors—adorable Jacket dresses in high shades—smart boleros that are supremely flattering— novelty crepes and stunning woolens. COATS Marvelous untrimmed sport coats in new fabrics. Stunning fur trimmed models with flattering collar treatments. SWEATERS All wool, boys' 1 and girls' sizes __ ', Beacon Part Wool Smart Tailored or Furred Types $ Fart Wool UNIONS Medium wfr. women's sizes 36-44 BLANKETS Big size 72x84 inches 2.79 The best offering in a big size fancy plaid double blanket. Men's Pajamas Coat style, strip- QQ ~ ed outing flannel*'*'*' Pillow Cases Embroidered or Q applique PYREX 10 piece gift sets 1.98 Casserole, Pie Plate, Utility Dish, Loaf Pan, Six Custard Cups. Decorated CAKE COVERS 98c Round metal tray. Hand decorated enamel cover. Red, Green, Ivory. She'll like this Slim, Sleek Gown! An impressive gift idea —fashioned of Luxite'b glamorous SHAD-OBAR eatin striped rayon. Exciting Empire style in a rich, alluring fabric—exclusive, distinctive. i Blue,ftqua.iru,coral %\ luid tea rot*. Sue* v X • Mto42 RHRltl!5 Department S/ores Dinnerware Sets Specially featured for Holiday selling $3.95 to $5.95 Platinum—Floral and Gold. Chain border patterns, 32-pieces, service for six. Fancy Glassware Mikes ideal gifts 19c 25c Lovely matched pieces in highly polished pressed designs. \VhlkULng Tea Kettles 98c Enameled in colors over copper. Two quart size. Boudoir Lamps 98c $1.29 Decorated glass or parchment shades. New novelty base design*. They'll iolvfc your gift problems. 1* OL'TINO Flannels 14c Excellent quality for all purposes. 36 in. Dark and Light patterns. LADIES Print Dresses $1.00 A new shipment juat received. Made of SO square priata. Sizes 14 to 50. To be certain of the one right gift, give HOLEPROOF HOSIERY Stockinet to lovely every woman thrills to them I There's sheer flattery for slender ankles in lhei« clear, dull chiffons by HoIeprooH Clamorously beautiful .. and surprisingly Jong- wearing) In stunning Silk Valour gift boxes. 3 pa/r«fn$o AC gift box **••** T ^ pair be* $LSO tlagle pair 78e IffliVefcur OCMM) I Department Stores BALBRIGGAN PAJAMAS Be a practical Santa and give pajamas. They are comfy and smart. One or two piece styles Rayon Undie* A dainty acceptable gift Prince** Slip* Styles lace or tailored top __

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