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The Algona Upper DesMoines, Algona, Iowa, Dec. 6,1938 an attendance of 115 At tKe Methodist Ladles' Aid society luncheon held In the church parlors, Thursday afternoon. Ftf- titt^WSHWft *h6se birthdays fell in D«eW»lW)? were seated at the table ^ftKM^Wh * M decorated with ehHsttnaa flwrea and a larjfe birth- diy cake. Mrs. H. M. Olson was cftalttHanof the committee tn «to%ChMttmfts carols were sung hy ft *«rt«tte under the leadership «f Mr*. Vaughft Rising, Airs. J. jR Oveftncyefr giving a reading, and a patltomUfls was presented, "The Can Opener Christmas." Bel Canto Clnb-1 •J2?* B / ! CAnto club W" 1 Me <* on Wednesday, December M, for a one o'clock luncheon at the home of Mrs. Jesse Bonar. This Is to be a Christmas party, with Cecelia Stflll- v m' < * a i rma n, Betty SUllman, t,u- cllle Doherty, Ann Sjostrand, and Harriet Rice on the committee. Mrs. Frances Carmean of Bancroft will read a paper on Christmas carols. Pant Matrons' Meeting— The Past Matron's of the O. fi. S. met for a one o'clock luncheon at the Masonic Temple, Tuesday afternoon. Covers were laid for eighteen. Mrs. A. L. Peternon and Mrs. A. A. Bishop were the hostesses. The afternoon was spent making rugs for the O. E. S. home at Boone. Auxiliary Party— The American Legion Auxiliary members met for a Christmas party at the Legion Hall, Friday evening. Mrs. Ted Larson's division was in IOWA Sensational Bargains! TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY, DEC. 6-7 tesapleasure to bring you this grand double hit program! HAL ROACH presents MERE GOES HEART Rvlrawd thru United Artittt FREDRIC MARCH • VIRGINIA BRUCE .Patsy Kelly and Alan Mowbry Second Feature ROY ROGERS WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER T—Matinee 11-12-1-2-3 Free to Kossuth county children—4-6-6 to Algona children THURSDAY THRU SATURDAY, DEC. 8-10 See this holiday season program The Corn Husking Contest Is Tops JONES»MlLy Guaranteed to ba the Jone« family pic- tare released to date. charge. Gifts were exchanged, and the women sang Christinas carols. Mrs. Anton Didrtksen gave a reading. Bridge prizes went to Mrs. 3. M. Hardgrove and Mrs. H. W. Post Chrlnfenu Program— A Christmas program Will be presented at the GrescO-Township church at 8 p. m. this Friday. The program will be put on by the students of Cresco School, District No. 3 with Miss- Dorothy Fraser, the teacher. There will be no admission charge made. Bridge Club- Mrs. O. W. Erlckson entertained her bridge club Wednesday afternoon, at a one o'clock luncheon at Cooks' Tavern. Bridge was played at the Erickson home in the afternoon. The hostesses were presented with a gift Birthday Party- Lynn Hunter, son of Mrs. Ruth Hunter, entertained at an afternoon party, Saturday afternoon, on his fifth birthday, which was Nov. 30. Guests were Barbara Hanson, Jackie and Bobbie Becker and Tootle Gillesple. Entertained at Bridge- Mrs. EJd DeZellar entertained at two tables of bridge, Thursday afternoon. Mrs. John Kohlhaas received the high score prize, and the consolation prize went to Mrs. Roy Roeder. Bridge Party- Mrs. Leon Merritt entertained at a double foursome, Wednesday evening at her home. Bridge prizes were won by Mrs. Owen Nichols and Mrs. A. W. Amunson. Charivari for Hansons— About 30 neighbors from Algona charivaried Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Hanson Monday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Hanson who live in the Sexton neighborhood were married last week. Eastern Star— The Order of the Eastern Star will meet tonight (Tuesday) at 7:30 p. m. at the Masonic Temple. An election of officers will be held. Mrs. W. C Inbui hM been HI with the flu during the past week. Ollle Martinson of Joyce, few* has joined the sales force of the Kent Motor Co. « Mrs. traitor Klamp has been ill and confined to her bed with bronchial pneumonia. Mrs. Ell Bnrbaak was taken to the Kossuth hospital where she ft ill with pneumonia. C. R. Holt of OttatnWa, former manager of the local Graham store, was In Algona on business, Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Saunders left Saturday morning for Sioux City on a combined business and pleasure trip. Mr. and Mrs. KIdon Llndstrom and children, Franklin and Diane are located in a house on East Elm street. R. O. Bjustrom returned Saturday morning from a brief business trip to Omaha, where he had spent sev- Former Hurt Woman Seriously Burned Burt: Burt relatives have received word that Mrs. Anna Pratt Towne of Balton, Minn., was seriously burned while trying to put out a fire which started in an upstairs closet of her home. The fire s'pi/t out before serious ~3amage was done, but the house was badly damaged by smoke and water. Mrs. Towne's face and hands were very badly burned and she was unable to see for a time. Mrs. Towne is a former Burt resident Lu Verne Young Man Honored on Birthday LuVerne: Lester Hinz entertained a number of young people at the, home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hinz last week Sunday evening, the occasion being Lester's 17th birthday and the party was a surprise to him. The evening was spent playing various games. Mrs. J. L. Studer Is Hostess At Wesley Wesley: Mrq. J. L. Studer entertained the members of her card club at two tables of bridge on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 30. Mrs. J. L. Haverly won high score prize, Mrs. Tom Forburger received travel prize and Mrs. George Vitzthum got the lucky chair prize. Mrs. Ed Loe- blg was a~guest. Mrs. Henry Haverly will entertain the group on Dec. 15. Driving to Coast Burt: Floyd Stott left Saturday with Bert Stock of Algona for California, where he will visit relatives. Banking has a HUMAN side Both seriously and In fun, bankers are sometimes described as be ing cold. If they do not warm up to every application for credit, the reason is not personal. It is because the money they lend belongs to others and they are bound to take every prcaution for its safety. The other side of the picture is that a banker, by the nature of his daily work, must keep the human touch. He deals all the time with people and with human hopes and problems. His own living depnds on his ability to help. The Human side of a loan When the "banker advances credit to a business man or farmer of course he must be interested in getting the money back. But he is interested also in helping his customer to grow. He is interested in seeing how business and farm development creates jobs and benefits the community generally. The people at this Bank take satisfaction in the fact that funds advanced are helping in so many vital ways. Borrowers use the money for emergencies—such as medical expenses—for education, home and farm improvements, for the purchase of livestock and other needs intimate to their lives. An Invitation You may have some financial problem in which this Bank could assist Feel free to come and see us any time. IOWA STATE BANK ALGONA, IOWA B. H. Milter, President H. L. OUmore, CatiUer F. L. MoMahon, A»l»tant Guhier MEMBER FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION era! days. x - ' Mr. and Mrs. 3. 3. Wltwer of Mason City were Sunday guests at the home of Mrs. WltWer'S mother, Mrs. Charles Roupe. Ruth Dickinson Hunter left for Des Molnes, Saturday evening, and expected to return home this evening (Tuesday). Mrs. Martin Duffy, Sr., of Whlt- temore. visited at the home Of her Son and wife, Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Duffy, Thursday. Mrs. H. I* Oilmore has been elected to a membership In the Iowa Historical Society, a group that delves into the history of Iowa. Roy and John Nafus of Nashua, Iowa, were supper guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Geigel, Thursday evening. They had attended the Perry McDonald funeral at Burt Roy Inghatn Is home from Iowa City, where he had gone to receive care for an infected throat Mr. Ingham is the manager of the local Graham store. Clarence Stewart went to Kansas City, Mo,, last week Tuesday where he was called by the death of his sister, Mrs. Ida Heberling, who died suddenly, Monday morning. Melvht Faber was dismissed from the Koasuth hospital last week Tuesday following an appendectomy. Mr. Faber farms three miles south and a mile and a half west of Algona. Rosemary Klrsch, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Kirsch, of Fort Dodge was a week end guest of Arlene Hargreaves, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hargreaves. H. W. Miller drove to Owatonna, Minn., Saturday, and brought Mrs. Miller home, Sunday, following a visit with her parents, Mr, and Mrs. B. E. Kuckenbecker, since Thanksgiving. Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Goeders are leaving today (Tuesday) for the west They will visit the former's brother, Barney Goeders and Geo. Devine and sister at Long Beach. This makes their 12th winter in the west. Robert and Ned Dwrlle returned to Ames last week, Sunday, follow- ing a visit at the home of Mra. W. K. Ferguson. The boys' home is at Balboa Heights, Panama, and their father Is recreational director for the Canal Zone. C. M. Corey of Des Molnea waa an overnight guest of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Becker last week Tuesday night Loretta Mae, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Corey, recently accepted a position with the Bankers Life In Des Moines. The Coreys are former Algnoa residents. Mr*. Then. Hutchison returned on Wednesday from Rochester, Minn., where she had accompanied her husband where he went to go through the Mayo clinic. Mr. Hutchison remained and will be there at St» Mary's hospital for a week or two for rest and treatment. Lillian Bollingcr of Lon Angeles, California, Is spending a three weeks vacation with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. August Bellinger of Algona. Miss Bellinger is in thp employ of the Coast Ice Cream Company of Los Angeles and lives with the Kenneth Currans who are former residents of Algona. ' Sunday Riients of Mr. and MM. t,. Hovey's parents, Mrs. Rosendahl her Holland and two sons, Melvin and Clarence, and Mr. and Mrs. Karl Rosendahl of Bricelyn, Minn., and Mr. »and Mrs. Otto Helland and small daughter, Anne of Frost, Minn. The Alfred Hellands are Mrs. Hoveys parents, Mrs. Rosendahl her sister, and Otto Helland her brother. Corn Sealing Starts In Swea City Area Swea City: Corn sealing plans and regulations have been completed and work is under way. George Butterfield is president of the county warehouse board. T. L. Thorson remains a board house member. Fred Bcrggren of Swea City will be the official warehouse board sealer for Engle. Grant, Harrison and Swea townships. Attend 4 H Banquet Swea City: Myron Johnson and sons. Wallace and Morris, Algot Swanson and son Russell and daughter, Mavis; Clifford McGregor, Betty and Albert Anderson attended the 4-H county club banquet held at the Lone Rock school a week ago Monday evening. ^^^^^^^^^^g^55^%S55%^S^%S%^^ii^4^;? COME TO THIS TRULY SENSATIONAL ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^•••••••••BBi^HII^B Remodelin ale Chrischilles Store Three Days Only • Thursday, Friday and Saturday DECEMBER 8th - 9th - lOth In a few weeks, carpenters and painters will be busy streamlining our ready-to-wear department and making it even more attractive and homelike. These alterations necessarily mean we must dispose of a large number of coats and dresses. The warm, unseasonable weather has left us with more stock than usual which will afford you an excellent opportunity for buying really S^'A m&g^,?££!f el at shar P lv reduced prices, and getting both large assortments and bargains at the same time. BUY THAT NEW DRESS OB COAT NOW AND SAVE MONEY. A Tremendous Stock of Gorgeous Coats The extremely warm October and November has left us with more coats than we should have at this time of year.- We must reduce our stock in order to proceed with our alterations. OUR COAT STOCK IS VERY COMPLETE IN SIZE. You will find ample assortments of beautiful coats from sizes 10 to 50 — over 200 in all, which is a regular mid-season stock. ' '5 ', '• ••.-'• - •;,, -•-•». -•--•.-, . '•'.••.;• . UNTRIMMED SPORT COATS have been very popular among school girls, teachers and those who want a good warm, chic wrap at a reasonable price. These sfniart tailored, uiitrimmcd coats come in oxford, green, wine and mixtures and will be sold during this sale for $10.95 upwards. PILE FABRIC COATS, which comprise plushes, imitation lambs, grey ombre caraculs give warmth and beauty in one single garment and we feature only those coats which will give you comfort and looks. Our plushes come only from reliable manufacturers who will stand hack of their product. Tliev sell at $22.75 and up. ••-.•- GORGEOUS FUR TRIMMED DRESS COATS have been a wanted item this Fall and we have a truly beautiful selection of this type of wrap _ distinctive, rich, warm and very reasonable. All colors are represented, featuring especially black, wine, green in the wanted and wearable boucles. 1O.95 - 14.88 -S2.7S- 34.OO [Charming Exclusive Silk Dresses at Substantial SAVINGS This is not a sale of ' ' cheap ' ' dresses. We handle only quality frocks and while our lower priced dresses are outstanding values, we are not featuring in this great Remodeling Sale, three or four dollar dresses. The savings on our better lines are very sensational. If yon are looking for distinction in dresses— if y..u are interested in line, exclusive frocks, not found elsewhere, this sale should appeal to yon. SMART PRACTICAL WOOL DRESSES, the ideal dress for school, sport and the oft'i.-e, is here in a wide variety of styles and materials. You'll like them for their comfort. CHARMING SILK DRESSY DRESSES, to be worn for afternoon, are here in black and all the popular Fall colors, including teal, wine, green, patoii purple, and varying shades of these basic colors. BUY NOW— BUY IIEKK— where you can always find what you want. PLENTY OF LARG-E SIZED DRESSES AND HALF SIZES, TOO. All Bradley Dresses Reduced 6** DAYS ONLY I y- f .''-y> •:•%••••-' m "SPECIAL PRICES ON ALL ANNIS FUR COATS You'll be surprised at wliat good looking fur coats you can buy for only $59.00. These are ':he rich, durable Australian seals, shown here in black and deep brown and featuring values at only $68.00, $89.00 and upwards. Also jmuskrats and Hudson seals, slightly higher in price, but outstanding values. Buy ANNIS furs because they are reliable.