The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 13, 1938 · Page 3
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 3

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, December 13, 1938
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The Algona Upper Des Moiftes, Agoaft towa, Dec. 13,1938 MRS. W. OHM NEW LEADER OF FENTON AID Mrs, Wegener, Mrs. Ed! Mitchell, Mrs. Yager are ; Other Top Officers of 1 St. John's Group Fentom-The St. John's Lutheran Aid met in the church basement, Wednesday afternoon, Die. 7. The election of officers took place with all old officers being elected with the exception of the vice president They are as follows: President, Mrs. Walter Ohm; vice president, Mrs. Clarence Wegener; secretary, Mrs. Ed Mitchell; treasurer, Mrs. W«b«r Yager.' Different committees were appointed. The hostesses were Mrs. Mary.Mlttag and Mrs. Herman Luedtke, Sr. Guests were Mrs. Art Prlebe, of Lone Rock, Mrs. Herman Hintz, Mrs. Fred Boettcher and Mrs. Fred Meyer of Lotts Creek, Bertha Kres- ain, Mrs. Fred Boyken and Mrs. E. Prlebe, Mrs. John Kohlwes and Mrs. Paul Elgler. The U-Dtal-M bridge club met at the home of Mrs. George Jente on Tuesday afternrjbn. Bridge **s played at three taWes. Mft. AWft Zumach won high score and Mrs. Clarence Wegener, second high. Mrs. Weber Yager played as ft siifestl- tute. G. B. Johnstm was fcWttfed at * birthday surprise party at Ms hWft* on Tuesday night Si* tables of 600 were In play, with high score ftf- ing to Clarence We$in«* ffltd Jo* tg Walter Krause. Lunch, brought fey the guests, was served to about 36 guests. Mr. and Mrs. Doit Weisbrod and daughters, Anna Rae and Marilyn, and Mrs. Will Weisbrod left Thursday for Des Moines, where they will visit until Sunday with Florence Weisbrod, a Des Moines teMhet, who shares an apartment with Edith Laage, also of Fenton, wnt teaches there. They will also visit at the S. C. Davis home. Mesdames Herman Gade, Emll Bierstedt, Ed Meyer, Ben Luedtke, Ernest Luedtke, Edwin Lleb, Alex Radig, Fred Boettcher, Edwin Wichtendahl and Hugo FaulstlcV anc her daughter, Mildred attended a miscellaneous shower on Belma Meyer of Whlttemore on Sunday afternoon. She was married Wednes day, Dec. 7 to Herman Behnke, also of Whlttemore in the Lutheran church there. Read Poems Gathered By Teddy Roosevelt, Find One By Algonan An Aftonft port, the late Geo. fit Free, wa* found to be the anthor «f a' po** Uwhrfedto »e "Itetfc Drawer Anthology", collection Of American poetry Made hy Theodore Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth. The poem, "MettttMtoh" waft one of the many which Mr. Free had written and numbers of which Appeared In Algona papers. The discovery was made at a meeting of the Congregational church circle at the home of Mrs, W. R French last week. Mrs. E. W. Hanson read some of the poetry from Hie book and Included one poem from the section Tort of Missing Anthers" a section devoted io the work of authors whose name* were unknown. After the reading of the poem "Methuselah" was finished, Mrs. Free, who was present, exclaimed that the poem was one her husband had written. Out of the many poem* itt tile Metkin, by pure eoineUetttie* that one had been selected for reading. Mrs. Free planned to write the publishers to tefl them of the authorship of it The anthology was computed an the result of an argument between Theodore Roosevelt and Alexander Wolcott, the celebrated critic. Wolcott claimed that American people were fond of poetry, pointing out tttat pawns clipped front newspapers and magatlneft were often found fat the pockets of American soldiers killed In the World War. He made the agreement with Roosevelt that he would make up the anthology If Wolcott could get enough good poems. As th* result of a Town Crier program In which Wolcott asked that people search their desk drawers for poetry they had clipped and send It to him, more than 40,000 poems were reeevled. The best, Including the poem by Mr. Free; were published. EASY-TO - BUY FOR A MAN More and more Smokers' articles become the established custom-at Xmas Time, and we bring a complete line of gifts that are . . . FENTON PLAYLET ON THIS WEEK Fenton: "Bolts and Nuts" Is the title of the play, which will be presented by the Epworth League on Wednesday and Thursday nights, December 14 and 18. The following are In the cast: Geneva Glaus, Dora Glaus, Mercedes Voigt, June Weisbrod, Eugene Newel," Herschel Hartman, David Weisbrod, Harold Weisbrod, Helen Geronsln, Hadley Bailey, Mary Jane Elgler, Ernest Skare and Wallace Smith. Mrs. J. A. Mueller is directing the play assisted by Wallace Smith. Arlo Ranney left Tuesday for Marshall, Minn., where he will visit with his uncle, Verne Tubbs and family. Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Weisbrod and John Munch visited in Fort Dodge, Wednesday with John's sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Reese. MRS. GEO. JOHNSON HOST FOR GUEST Mrs. Rosa Andrews Is Honored; to Spend Winter here with Children Doan: A group of old friends and neighbors were entertained at the home of Mrs. Geo. Johnson, Saturday afternoon, Dec. 3, In honor of Mrs. Rosa Andrews, who came to spend the winter with her children. Those present were Mesdames Ruth Sparks, Klla Martlnek, Mary Young, Petra Larson, Marie Christensen, Thora Cosgrove, Olga Hott, Rose Bonacker, Elna Buffington and Mrs. Andrews. A gift was presented to Mrs. Andrews and a nice lunch was served by the hostess. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Strutters and family spent Sunday with friends near Armstrong. Mrs. Agfttha Hansen will be the hostess to aid, December 18 and Mrs. Karl* Christenson will assist in the serving. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. J. Marttnek had as dinner guests Sunday Theron and Raymond Hanson families, Howard Hansen and Tom Nelson families of Clear Lake. Mrs. Will Rlngsdorf, Mrs. Ed Wolf and Kathryn and Mrs. Will Grover, all of Portland township attended aid meeting at the home of Mrs. A. J. Martinek, Thursday, Dec. 1st Mrs. Ruth Sparks entertained at a goose dinner Monday evening, Dec. 5th, the following relatives: Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Altwegg and family and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Ooetz and family. Mr. and Mrs. John Seeman of Algena and Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Toung entertained at dinner Sunday, Dec. 4, at the Seeman home: Mr. and Mrs. Emmet Paeti and daughter, Doris, Mr. and Mrs. Lambert Venteicher and daughter, Laurel Jean and Mr. and Mrs. Cyril Venteicher. Paetz Family Soon Moving to Alabama Doan: Mr. and Mrs. Emmet Paet held a closing out sale at the! home Tuesday, Dec. 6, and a largo crowd attended. They are moving to Alabama where they will locate and their daughter, Doris, a senior at the academy will go witB them. We are sorry to lose this fine family from our midst, as they are old residents here, but their many friends wish them success in their new home. Swea-Eagle Women's Organizations Meet Swea-Eagle: The Eagle Ladies' Aid was to meet at the home of Mrs. Leslie Hanson Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 13. Assisting hostesses were Mrs. Joy Clark and Mrs. Elmer Dltsworth. A Christmas program was given after which lunch was served. Mrs. Harold V. Jones entertained the Thursday club at her home last Thursday afternoon at a 1:30 p. m. luncheon. A program was also giv- Seneca Boys Win, Girl Cagers Lose Seneca: The Seneca girls' basketball team was defeated by the Armstrong girls by a score of 19 to 35 Tuesday and the Seneca boys defeated the Dolllver boys By a score of 21 to 22. Maxlne Cody spent Thursday and Friday in Minneapolis. Mrs. Albert Cody and daughter, Donna Jean, spent Tuesday with relatives at Carpenter, Iowa. A number of friends and relatives met at the Forest Hedin home on Monday evening and surprised him on his birthday anniversary. The Modern Mixer club met at the home of Mrs. Fred Jensen Wednesday afternoon. Plans were made for Xmas dinner to be held at the Elmer Lee home Dec. 20th and It was decided to send money to an orphans' home. Mrs. James Doocy Jr., Mrs. Leo Lampe, Mrs. Art Claussen and Mrs. Sigurd Olsen were the club guests. Acceptable - Appropriate - Economica CIGARETTES — CIGARS PIPES — LIGHTERS TOBACCO IN HUMIDORS TOBACCO IN POUCHES All in nicely put up Holiday Wrapping LOOK THEM OVER AT The SMOKE SHOP ' 'A MAN'S GIFT HEADQUARTERS" Save on 36 popular dishes protected by 2-year replacement offer Thh ye«'« mott exciting glftsl The ««tne high qt»Utf Pyrex brand ovenware dishes you're «Iw»y« known... protected by the aime Z-ye«r replacement offer... now at 30<Jfe to S0?6 lower prices. Ute thi« lift a* your guide. Remember the tr*de-me,rk "PYREX" Is «t«mped on every dish. f Htntr enrt.rd «p« for In- W; ''<<««• «**!,! *^*" : i dlrldn«f «rrlnf». DMP • of. 1 pi. elte WM S3*, now.. •Itenowonlr WtDetpSot. e» cop w«« UX, now BW . 4 Round e«»n«ro!e with pie pltte eonr. 3 qt. dtc 9M-, t qt. 2 Ho tOMr bottom eratte TV: »l* «•**» ' «•• •"*• 5dC «*1th • P]fr*« P |e •tate. 1IH w«» Wf, now w«rw •J?»«rrMS,wM*)«,now'20C • Ofelonf ntHltr dUb for blk- inf, storing. Mrylng. Oft l««h S Round eewerole wHh knob elie. •»: WH Inch wet p~ corerkeepefeodbot.t4t.tlK 7*. now ' Howard Hardware Phone 274 Algona, Iowa Mrs. William Krumm visited last week at the home of her son, Howard, in Des Moines. Mr. and Mrs. Morton Roalson and their two children were last week end visitors with relatives at Mason City. The Floyd Treats vlsiUd last weak Monday with the Rw. Goorga McDowell family at West Bend, * former M. E. pastor here. Albert Johnson and Ralph Slanders of East Chain, returned home last week from a sight seeing trip in Chicago. They also attended the International Livestock show. Mr. and Mrs. John Jongberg, Mrs. Floyd Treat and W. Spittle were Fort Dodge visitors last week Wednesday. The Jongbergs visited Edith and Pearl Mitchell, and Mrs. Treat and Mr. Spittle at the Watson Spittle home.. Cecil and Orval Thoreson, growers of potatoes and vegetables, have been asked to take part in a discussion on "The Disaster with Iron Range Seed" at the Iowa Growers' convention to be held at Britt on Dec. 15 and IS. The Bev. Hardy C Powers, district superintendent of the State of Iowa, for the Church of the Nas- arene, Des Moines, will be here Wednesday evening at 7:30 for a special service. Rev. Powers has a message that is both interesting and convincing. Rev. E. J. Strong Is the COURTEOUS SERVICE Our force of men and a woman wtU help you to make your ahop- pta« visit here a ptoMMat one. We're • clad to have yorf took; of our Xmaa rtocfc. M-&N'S QUAUTYTFAIR PRICE No other Algona atore carriea more quality brands of nationally adver- tbed merchandise. We own our buUdlnx, and do not have to pa*» rent owrt* t» the- customer. THIS AD CAN SOLVE ANY ORDINARY PROBLEM OF A GIFT FOR MAN OR BOY A Christmas Guide That Will Save You Time MEN'S SOX Holeproof Pacer Hose 50c pair With elastic top, garter attached. ParU Free Swing SUSPENDERS $1.00 PARIS OAKTEBS 2So-35e-00c INITIALED HANKIE SETS Come S.ixi a box 75c and $1.00 local paitor. AUTOMOBILE LICENSES Arc Now on Sale « Fees for Motorists are the same as a year ago. Licenses Must Be Purchased During December or January to Escape Penalty After the end of January, a penalty of 5% of the license fee per month with a minimum of $1 each month will be added as a penalty. If you plan on storing your car, 1938 license plates muse be turned in at the treasurer's office before February 1, 1939, to save the penalty. M. J. DUFFY Treasurer of Kossuth County, Iowa itai^afi«a.^iteaftoitei.^i.^liMli»lnril*li*Trr"^"" B "~~^"^~~~~~^~"*~~^~^™^~^' • •* • •" — ••• • w^i^ Purchases Wrapped in Xmas Packages If Desired .. ._^_ -- — — -"'- --• —•• ••r T-I* TIE AND HANDKERCHIEF SETS An inexpensive gift, but with a touch of something different. Perfect matches, at $1.00 set WOOL MUFFLERS A whole rack of them, fluffy, warm, timely $1.19 to $2.45 KK4 COOPER'S Y-FRONT JOCKEY SHORTS Mighty popular with the modern young man 50c and 75c Pajamas 1.95-2.95-3.95 JNor-East £S* Ties - 1.OO ROBES ' Blue, Brown, Navy, Maroon, and Black, in 100% wool or silk. $5.95 TIES One lot of specially priced ties, all new,-modern designs 55c Two for *1X» V/, LUGGAGE Both men's and ladies' styles,, plain or in the new popular shades $6.85 Cowhide Gladstones $7.50 These Are A Few Suggestions - We Have More! SHIRTS all sizes, and all styles, all good JayMO Shirt* ...» S 1 -* 5 Bite * Wtita*y ...*M6 Aywon - - *"* GIFT JEWELRY Initialed key chains $1.00 Initialed tie clips 50c Real leather billfolds $1.00 SCARFS A practical gift, Initialed Scarfs $1.25 Plain scarfs at 68c to 1.95 Algona, The Xmas City'- Misbach's the Xmas Store

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