The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 6, 1938 · Page 4
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 4

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, December 6, 1938
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Breaks Hip While Alighting From Car tlnlant itr*. Muff 6* near Sexton, mother of Mrs. Stanley Gardner, is in the Mercy hospital At Pott Dodge •tyt* result of & broken hip received *fl Thfthksghrtng ofty when She was Alighting from a car. Sensational high test makes Phillips 66 Poly Gas sensationally fist starting, even In freezing weather. It warms no faster. Delivers more power. Increases mileage by reducing the need for choking. And Phillips high test costs no more, became Phillips is the WORLD'S LARGEST PRODUCER of natural high test gasoline. HOME PROJECT COURSE AT FENTON Fenton; Cost of Adequate Meals was the first phase of the new home project course. "Making the Best use of Home Produced Foods" was the subject. This first meeting for Seneca and Fenton townships was held, Wednesday, Nov. SO at the Seneca consolidated school. It began at ten and lasted until four. The home demonstration agent, Ruth Seaton Hicks, presented the lesson. The noqji meal was prepared by the ladies as part of the lesson. Attending the first training school at Seneca from the Fenton vicinity were the following: Mrs. W. C. Heiter, Mrs. Henry Schroeder, Mrs. E. J. Frank, Mrs. Geo. Jentz, Mrs. Chas. Newel, Mrs. F. F. Mueller, Mrs. George Boetcther, Mrs. Elmer Weisbrod, Mrs. Elsie Dreyer, Mrs. A. P. Wlllrete, Mrs 1 . Alben Nelson, Mrs. E. C. Weisbrod and Mrs. Don Weisbrod. Mrs. E. C. ^oisbrod is the township chairman. Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Stoeber and son. Billy, visited Saturday at the home of Mrs. Stoeber's sister, Mrs. Maud Brimmer, Armstrong. Mrs, Raymond Stoeber entertained the Sew and So club at her home Thursday afternoon. Guests of the club were Mrs. Shelby Weisbrod and Mrs. O. H. Weisbrod. The Fenton Community club vote to .sponsor an independent basket ball team and nominated Vernon Meyers and Harian Uaard to pro ceed with the organisation. Abou 25 members were present. The Dorcas sewing circle me Tuesday afternoon with Mrs. Olive Stoeber. Guests of the club wer Mrs. Raymond Stoeber, Mrs. Wilfret Stoeber, Mrs. Harian Gaard, Mrs J. T. Waite and Gladys Stoeber. The Evening bridge club met a the Geo. Jentz home, Thursday evening. High honors for the ladies went to Mrs. Raymond Stoeber, high for the men to Wilfred Stoeber wltn Mrs. Clarence Theesfleld receiving low. Substitutes were Mr. and Mrs Charles Newel. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Radlg an<3 Mr. and Mrs. Ervln Kressin and son of Barney, N. D., came Sunday for a visit with friends and relatives here. Mrs. Lena Pompe who had been visiting here for the past week, returned home with them on Wednesday, where she will spend the winter with a daughter. Titonka Girls Lose Basketball Came Titonka: Th«f girt? basketball team was defeated by the LuVernS team Wednesday afternoon the score being 14 to 31. Robert Fisher of Des Molnes visited Thursday at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Fisher. Mrs. George Johnson accompanied by her daughter, Myrtle and Mrs. A. Kilian left Monday for Warm Springs, Mo., for a week's visit. Mrs. Jay Budlong was hostess to the Woman's club Thursday evening. Mrs. John Blelch reviewed a magazine article on the Life of Edna Ferber. Mrs. Miller Nelson entertained her bridge club Tuesday afternoon. High score was made by Mrs. Ed Snathoff, second hig hMrs. Carl F. Callles ond low by Mrs. John Fisher. Guests were Julia Nelson, Mrs. L,. Tntermill and Mrs. H. L Torgersen. Plum Creek Literary Society Has Meeting Irvlngton: Mrs. Lora Raney was hostess to the Plum Creek Literary society last Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Harry Bode, club president, conducted the business meeting. Roll call was answered informally. Committees were appointed and tentative arrangements were made for the annual club banquet which will be held on Jan. 4. Mrs. Lura Sanders gave a most interesting book review of an Alaskan story. Late In the afternoon lunch was served, Mrs. Raney being assisted by her daughter, Mrs. Russell Walker and Mrs. Sadie Skilling. Fenton Methodist Ladies Sale Nets $70 Fenton: The Methodist Ladles' Aid held their Chrlatmaji gl/t oal* in the church parlors Wedneiday evening. The ladies cleared approximately $70. •* The Foreign Missionary society of hec hurch held their regular monthly meeting in the church parlors Thursday afternoon. On the pro- jram were Mesdames Philip Wela- brod, V. J. Tatum, Alfred Meyers and W. P. Weisbrod. The hostesses were Mesdames Frank McFall, Anna Osborn and R. A. Goetsch. Pollard Family in W. State St. Home C. U. Pollard, new city municipal plant superintendent, and his family expected to get settled this week in the house they have rented on West State street. The Pollard* have three children, Patricia 13, George 9, and Claudia 6. Their furniture arrived last Friday from Tecumseh, Nebraska. Burt Lady Will Have Ninetieth Birthday Burt: Mrs. Edwina Pratt entertained Mrs. Sarah Stahl. Mrs. Elizabeth Patterson, Mrs. W. Kennedy and her son, Lee and family at dinner. Thursday. Mrs. Pratt, who will be 00 years old the 20th of this month, lives alone and still dues htr own work. Algonians' Nephew Wins 4-H Honor NAME SWEA CFTY Sweet City: W. E. CarlsOrt took over the vice presidency of the Lfed- yard State Bank last Thursday. The growth of the Swea .City branch, together with the illness of the president, Lev! Wlemer of Ledyard, are the factors behind the move. A. J. Bilsborough will continue as the manager of the Swea City office. Mr. Carlson will maintain his office and residence in Swea City. Rermit Skromme is recovering from pneumonia which he contracted about Thanksgiving time. Drain No. 80 in Grant township is to be cleaned out next spring, the work to be done by the CCC boys of the Bancroft camp, Albert Swanson And Kenneth Seylar took over the Sanborn store Dec. 1, having bought It from their former employer, Clyde Sanborn, of Esthervllle. They have named the store the S. & S. Grocery. John Roths and Gerald Nlemeyer were hosts to the Swea City and Armstrong faculties at the Nlemey- er home in Armstrong, Wednesay evening. All mmbers of both faculty groups were present and the guests report a most enjoyable evening. Librarian Jennie McCrary reports 782 books loaned for the month of November 1938, which is an increase of 428 over the number loaned In November, 1937. The largest dally circulation was 103, the smallest was 63, the average being 87. For the adult reading 336 books were fiction and 20 were non-fiction; 426 of the books were loaned to Juveniles. Swea City Ladies' Aids Entertained Swea City: Mrs. J. BJ. Harner was hostess to the Electa it. & Aid circle at her home last week Tuesday afternoon with 18 ladles attending. Mrs. Em 11 Larson was hostess of the Builders Bible class of the Baptist church at her home last Thurs • day afternoon with 17 ladies attending. Mrs. Jacob Peterson and a group of other hostesses entertained the Lutheran Ladies Aid at the Luther League hall last Thursday afternoon. The meeting was well attended. Corwlth-Fairvlew: Miss Betty Johnson, who has been visiting her aunt and uncle, the Rev. and Mrs. C. L. Liming, at Radcliffe, for several weeks, returned home this week. BAND WITH HOME MADE1NSTRUMENTS BEGUN AT SWEA Swea City: Director Gerald Nle meyer Is forming a Tonette band among the third, fourth, fifth and sixth grade pupils of the Swea City school. The object of the band is for pre-band Instruction. The tonette is similar to the clarinet The seventh and eighth pupils will I begin practice after the holidays on 'home made xylophones. About 20 Instruments have been under construction. They are made of red wood. The keys, loosely nailed to two strips, are/uned by cutting and chiseling each piece of wood until the proper tone Is produced. These instruments have been under construction for several months, the work having been started unde r Mr. Bunje (former instructor). Mr. Nlemeyer is completing the work. The major band has now 40 stud^ ents, playing regularly. There Is also a grade band from which pupils are promoted to the major band as they become proficient. y\ N Iowa 4-H boy for the first time has won highest honors in the nation which can be conferred for livestock achievements. He is Myron A. Johnson, 20, of Bobne, whose • 10-year record approved for county honors by County Agents C. E. Judd and R. L. Sucher, subsequently was chosen state visitor b'y Assistant Director of Extension P. C. Taff, and appraised by a committee of Extension leaders as best in 36 state entries. The awards gave the boy a trip to the recent National Club Congress in Chicago and a $300 college scholarship provided by Thomas E. Wilson in the ninth annual event. Young Johnson a nephew of Antone Johnson of Algona. Rewrites Of News From L«t Thursday's > < KoMuth .County Ady#nc« Fenton Loses 2 Games I'tnton: The Fenton high school !ost it double header to the Grant township team here Tuesday night. AN OI'EN MEETING of the "De- enders of American Liberty", the rganization headed by Rev. A. A. j Pepping of Ledyard, which got into le national publicity spotlight when t was mentioned in a Dies con- ressional committee meeting, will e held at Ledyard Thursday eve- ing, Dec. 8, In the high school aud- torium. Henry Curvo, Clear Lake ttorney, will be the speaker. • * • MRS. LURA SANDERS, city librarian for the past 12 years, resigned her post and Beth Annls, Miles City, Montana, was named to succeed her. Miss Minnie Coate was reappointed as assistant librarian. Miss Ann is will finish her semester of teaching at Miles City before coming here. Miss Annls is the daughter of a well known Union township farmer, W. W. Annls, now deceased. * * * -FUNERAL, SERVICES for W. C. Bowman, 70, were held Thursday afternoon at the McCullough chapel and at the Baptist church. Rev. F. C. Volzke was in charge. Mr. Bowman was born in Illinois and came to Kossuth county in 1903. He is survived by his widow and one brother, Robert of Algona, and one sister, Mrs. Jenny McAllen of McGregor. There are no children. Pallbearers were Everett Bowman. Donald. Chester and Elmer Cook, and Ernest Moe. » • • THE HIGH SCHOOL basketball team defeated a faculty team, 33 to 21. Tuesday night of last week in the school gym. I g8xx®&yo®i&^^ Are They Good Shoes? Along the Avenue or at afternoon and evening Affairs, your friends know—if you wear GOOD SHOES There's a look about the good ones that stands out—you recognize it—the lines and make-up, The fit and the finish. Both of these new s^ep-ins have the look of the good ones, and, they're just as good as they look. They're youthful and seasonal in every feature, and top-notch values at *6.50 EXTRA VALUES IN CpOOD USED Harms Oil Company Independent Dl*tribtor% ft lg on*, low* B. Wf- M T""V Bulk Station Aft Phone *1 or : '36 Chevrolet Coach, clean, heater defroster $415 '35 Ford Deluxe 2-door, heater defroster _$275 '35 Pontiac Deluxe Sedan, radio, heater, and defroster $425 '35 Buick Sedan, heater and defroster $425 '37 Oldsmobile 8 Deluxe Sedan, 6 wheels radio, heater and defroster $775 '36 Pontiac 6 Deluxe 2-door Sedan,, radio, heater and defroster $495 '36 Pontiac 8 Deluxe Sedan, radio, heater and defroster $595 '36 Buick Deluxe Sedan, heater, defroster $549 See these car bargains before you buy Liberal Terms and Trades BIRUM- OLSON CO. 121 Algous, Iow» A WIDE VARIETY of really fine shoes, at a price that many women can afford to pay, greets you in our new shoe department. Shoes for dress or ser- viqe, or sports. All brand new styles designed and built to sat- » isfy wearers who know "what's what" in Footwear and who appreciate extra good values. FANCHON SHOES RED'CROSS SHOES GOODRICH SHUGLOVS BALL BAND GOLOSHES AND RUBBERS arc featured in this new department Christensen Bros. Co. Give Gifts * That Last •'. • \ LIVING ROOM SUITES LOUNGES CHAIRS DESKS—LAMPS CARD TABLES PICTURES BOOK CASES or the nerw, 1939 PHILCO RADIO Tt» Rmttt* tonult&ttl ft */**&•* DfttmttrtU *Th*S*ttrdcrB<rtaiat Port When you give this gift that starts a home, be ante it's a LANE—the only cedar chest factory-tested for aroma- tightness with which you get a free moth insurance policy; We now have a wide display of the latest Lane designs including the same identical model that Rosalind Russell has. Come in and see thenb .Foster Furniture Co, COMB TO ALGONA7-THE CHRISTMAS CITY C It's Christmas Time at £< HRISTENSEN'O Our store is literally crammed full of Christmas; filled with the spirit and teeming with gifts. A visit here and you're sure to catch the holiday spirit. 2 he More Accessories the Merrier Her Christmas Gloves A gift that will thrill her to her finger tips. The colors and leathers and fabrics too are styled right to make a perfect gift Priced at $1 and up to $2.95 pair Bags Tour gift to her to In the bag and we have bagged the hags she'll like. A splendid array to select from. Priced at $1 and up to (5 Scarfs What could be more appropriate as a holiday gift? A gay scarf boosts the spirit of the wearer as much as it livens their ensembles. Priced at 91 and up to $&AS Toiletries We feature an extensive showing of two strong favorites—"Evening in Paris' and "Dorothy Perkins." Hosiery Her innermost wish—is hosiery in abundance! Every woman needs hosiery in abundance! They never seem to get enough of them. It is one gift they treasure highly and especially so If they get "Belle Sharmeer" spec • lally proportioned hose Priced 79c, $1.00 and $1.35 Pair Costume Jewelery This season she's sure to have this on her list. Glimmering, sparkling as a Christmas tree—truly expressive of the season. Priced at $1 and upward* Hankies When in doubt give hankies and select it from our varied assortment of the famed "Rochester" hand made creations, priced at 25o 50o and *LOO FOR QUICK RESULTS—USE THE WANT ADS i$»zt%mz The most spectacular sale of coats this community has ever seen at this time of the season but frankly, we find ourselves overstocked, due to unseasonable weather. So if you've waited—WAIT NO LONGE1R. Usual January Clearance Savings NOW! Our Low Prices Should Accomplish A Complete Our Best CoaU Values to ** >% o c $65.00, Sale Price Coats worth to $39.76 now. $29.85 Coats worth to $29.75 now -$21.85 Coats worth to $25.00 now -$17.86 Coats worth to $19.75 now -$1185 Coats worth to $15.00 now -$10.85 Hudson Seal Fur Fabric Coats H. and H. quality, tailored by "Hirshmaur" and a splendid value at 129.76. Sale Price $23.85 ITOALAIMS Coats Christensen Bros. Co. "Exchuive But Not Expensive" I These represent some of the season'* most popular coats. Both fitted and pencil swagger styles. Our feature prie« f 28. Sale Price $17.85

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