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

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, December 13, 1938
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130 AT PORTLAND PROCRESSBANQUET The Algona Upper Des Motnes, Algona, Iowa, Dec. 13,1938 Portland: w the Port. church In Burt. afternoon. 1 WM (ton by Junior A»f« Oodfredwm -rfn, Won. Lee Koertler, , Delores Ray McWhorter, > Doroth y Stewart, Trunkhitl, Ruby Hood, Darrell McFarland and P. L. Staln- bTOOk. i J/JJ p hf"IP Courage family moved last Tuesday from the Baessler farm **** ?*'*. Joe to the house on the Hagtlnd farm which Is owned by Peter Kayser. Yes Sir As Christmas time approaches we are softening up. Christmas sets our souls aglow with unselfishness and we live, love and become a, little children waiting for Santa Claus. We forget and forgive and ask to be forgiven our trespasses as we forgive others. Kan is ever In a struggle and he's oft misunderstood There are times the worst that's in him is master of the good. It would be wonderful If all humanity could retain the Christmas spirit all the year around. What a pleasure to watch a store full of people each one setting self aside and buying something to make somebody else happy. Neville's store is full of beautiful presents Dress Shirts, Mufflers, Ties, Pajamas, Underwear, Sweaters, Blazers, Overcoats, Suits, Boys Corduroy Pants, Men's New Oxfords, Ladles New Dress Ties and Pumps, Bedroom Slippers for men, women and children, Hosiery of all kinds, Overshoes and many other practical gifts. All first quality and cheaper than the same goods are sold anwhere In the State of Iowa. But you have to hurry as we are selling short on some things all ready. This is our banner year. Up to Dec. 1st we sold more goods than we did all of last year. Standard goods at low prices make volume. Volume gives buying power. Goods well bought are easy to sell. Jimmie Nevilli ELEVATOR CHAIN BREAKS; ONE HURT Bay Fftcn, Irvington, Hit In Eye While Working 'On Farm Irvlngton: Ray Fitch recently escaped being seriously Injured when a chain on an elevator he was taking apart dropped Sown hitting him in the eye. However, the hired man who had been assisting Mr. Fitch reached out and warded off the blow somewhat which otherwise would have caused a serious accident. The Ralph Browns recently purchased a new 1938 Plymouth car. Miss Ruth Black of Mallard spent the week end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Black. Chas. Raney of Ltvermore was a Friday visitor of the Ray Fltchs. Mr. Raney is Mrs. Fitch's uncle. Mrs. M. J. Loss, Jr., Ellen Steussy and Buena Raney were Fort Dodge shoppers last Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Forbus Stltlz and family moved to near Llvermore on Monday, where they will be employed by a Mr. Baessler. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence New- trough and Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Blanchard of Lone Rock were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Edw. Blanchard. Many from this vicinity attended the funeral of Dg White last Friday In Algona. For several years the Whites have lived in Plum Creek township. Roscoe Mawdsley has been helping his brother, Edward, thresh clover. Due to dampness, however, they have been somewhat hampered in the work. Mrs. M. J. Loss, Jr., will entertain the Cresco Ladies' Embroidery club at their annual Christmas party Wednesday afternoon. Each member will take a gift not to exceed 25 cents in price. The ladies farm bureau of Cresco and Riverdale township met last Friday at Mrs. A. J. Browns with 19 ladies and Mrs. Hicks home demonstration agent, in attendance. Mrs. Hicks presented the lesson material. The meeting was an all day session. Mr. and Mrs. Rod Reid attended the funeral of L. R. Dutton, father of Mrs. Wallace McArthur, recently. Read The Want Ads—It Pays. TROUBLE IN PALESTINE—Armed English troop detachments are on guard on the top of the roofs of Jerusalem's highest buildings, to prevent suspicious persons from penetrating into the old town where the Arabs have entrenched themselves. 200 ATTEND CARD, PARTY AT ST. JOE St Joe: A card party was held Thursday evening In St Joseph's liall. In bridge prizes were awarded to Mrs. Albert Weber from Ldver- more and Frank Bormann. In 600 prizes were given to Marcella Zlm- mermann and Ambrose Ulaschln. Louise Berger received the door prize. Mrs. ohn Frelinger and her circle were in charge of the party and served lunch to 200 guests. Frank Hllbert Sr., Is driving a new Plymouth car purchased last week. Alvin and Clarence Erpeldlng of Trinity College, Sioux City, spent the week end here. Mrs. Lucy Wagner went to the Nick Reding home near Whittemore last Sunday to spend some time. Mr. and Mrs. John Thul and daughters, Amanda and Rita, spent the week end in Des Molnes with Richard Thul, a student at the A. I. B., Des Molnes. Richard Is the youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. John Thul. Laurina, Louise and Paul Berger returned home last Tuesday from an 11-day visit at Carroll, Iowa, where they visited with relatives and friends. The Bergers formerly lived in the Carroll vicinity before moving here. LUGGAGE A superb gift —matched Samson Airplane Luggage. The type any woman would be proud to carry. WARDROBE HAT BOXES $13.00 MATCHING OVER NIGHT CASES $5.00, $5.50, $6.50, $7.50 MATCHING SHOE AND HAT BOXES $10 OTHER LUGO AGE $1.00 up TRUNKS •> Shirts The famous X-Act-Fit shlrta with line fold collars which are-more comfortable and wear longer. No-wilt Easy to iron. *UNM1J5 50c- $ 1.50 Gloves All fcmd» of leather glov«*. U«n- uin« Hoch* and poccory pi*. J1.00$3.66 Eobes b*th robes tailored by Glover. Wte«. Wool or silk whits and colors $1.96 $2.95 He will always ap- predate a new hat for Xmas. Choose from our line of . Berg or Krofut, SUSpenderft ^a Knapp haU. Garters^ 3^3^515 tiojrfer* iic-Mc Belts rail bridle atrap leutbcr. &0c Jackets Alt ww4- Stuwt OVKIHOATS SUITS Hanson >la<lM»ii Tht» Uumt' of Hi'Ut'r Values Union Club Plans Xmas Party, Dec. 15 At Smith Home Union: The Mothers club will hold its annual Christmas party at the home of Ethel Smith this Thursday, Dec. 15th. She will be assisted by Mary Wood. A Christmas program and songs will be given. Walter Heerdt shelled corn last Friday. Lucile Bode and Art LJndsey, of Fort Dodge, spent Sunday at the Louis Bode home. Joan Bode celebrated hi>r seventh birthday anniversary which fell on Tuesday, the 13th. Mrs. Louis Bode has been confined to her bed since a week ago Monday with a rheumatic condition In her feet and limbs. Portland Twp. Henry Smith was ill during part of last week with the flu. Mrs. Sam Winchell and Mrs. Alfred Godfredson helped Mrs. Geo. Lannlng make quilts last week Wednesday. Jim Draper, Shenandoah, came last week for a visit with the G«o. Lannlngs. Mr. Draper was formerly In business with the Lannings before they moved here. Hospital News Kossuth Hospital Tuesday, November 29—Mrs. EH Burbank of Algona entered for medical care. Tuesday, November 29—Mrs. Lester Bomtnel of Dakota City entered for medical care. Wednesday, November 30.—Mrs. Stanley Keith of Burt entered as a medical patient Wednesday, November 30—Mrs. Orville Gardner of Lone Rock gave birth to a baby girl. Thursday, December 1—Mrs. H. J Miller of Wesley gave birth to a baby boy. Thursday, December 1—Thomas Horan of Milford entered to receive medical care. Saturday, December 3—Mrs. Lucy Newhall of nuthven entered seriously injured in an accident. Monday. December 5—^P. Rellley of Lone Rock entered for minor surgery. General Hospital Wednesday, November 30—Mrs. A. J. Setter of Wesley entered for major surgery. Thursday, December 1—Mrs. Chas. Bashara, Ledyard, baby girl. Thursday, December 1—Mrs. Will Wetzel of Lone Rock, major surgery. Thursday, December 1—Eugene Radig of Lone Rock, tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy. Thursday, December 1—Mrs, Walter Rich of Burt gave birth to a baby boy. Sunday, December 4 —Mrs. Tage Jensen of Algona entered for medical treatment. TEN YEARS AGO Mr. and Mrs. Al FaJltenhainer had arrived home from a three weeks' visit with their daughter, Mrs. Cene Murtagh in Philadelphia. They made the trip east in their new Ford coupe and aside from a disagreeable experience on the slippery ice covered sloping mountain roads in the Alleghanies, no trouble was experienced. • • • Jay G. Hart, a- well known and popular traveling salesman of this city, had died at the Mercy hospital in Mason City following an operation for appendicitis. • • • Judge Davkbon discharged the petit jury, following a verdict awarding damages to the estate of Maria Flores, who was electrocuted at Hanna. Mrs. Flores and her husband were beet weeders in employ of the Mason City sugar beet company. They were walking to work along the railroad track, when Mrs. Flores saw a flower near a fence that she wanted. In reaching for the flower she came in contact with the fence, which was heavily charged with electricity from a broken wire of the high line. • • • Alcooa people were shocked to learn of the death of Mrs. Charles Pettibone, who had died at her home in Riverside, California. Mrs. Pettibone had been a very prominent Algona woman before moving to California. • • * »Ia*onie bodie* had elected their officers for the year. The Royal Select Council had re-elected the following officers: C. E. Chubb, illustrious master; Jos. Misbach, deputy; W. E. McDonald, illustrious principal conductor; f. W. Webler, treasurer, and R. A. Palmer, secretary. * • • J. M. Moore wa» the new attendant at the Sinclair service station, taking the place of C. W. Simmons. * * • Mildred Clayton of Mason City had spent a few days visiting at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A, E. Clayton. * * * Airs. C. B. Na«by wan expected to Arrive from Ottumwa for a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. K. D. James. * * • Mrs. J. L. Boaar wa» confined to her bed with flu, but was reported as being on the road to recovery. * * • Judge W. B. *fri»«*«m bad returned home from Cbciago where lie had spent several days attending the International Live Stock Show. * * * Mr*, D, E. Dewel and Mr*. D. P. Smith had given a miscellaneous shower at the Dewel home in honor of Miis EUzabotb Holland, who was to be married December 21 to G. W. StiUman. * • * Welt, it wont be long now, only five rftmHn until spring! office after an enforced Absence because of Influenza. He reported that one half of the schools were closed because of the epidemic, and thnt he was short about ten teachers for the winter terms. Many teachers had resigned because of Illness, while a number of others had secured other employment. • * • Sergeant John Kohlhna«, son of Mr. and Mrs. Casper Kohlhaas of Sherman township, and a brother of Frank and Phillip Kohlhaas, had Superintendent J. F. Overmyer went to Eagle Grove to attend a meeting of superintendents of five other schools to make arrangements for school activities for the coming year. TWENTY VEABS AGO Mn. W. B. Quarton had gone to Chicago to spend a few weeks with her daughters, who had been there for some months. Miss Helen Quarton who had gained considerable distinction on the stage, expect* 4 to leave Chicago for Boston with the Fred Stone Company, for an indefinite stay. Miss Florence Quarton, the younger daughter, held a responsible position as order clerk with one of the big steel companies where a $25,000 order for steel was considered small. Mrs. Quarton was to return to her home in Algona before Christmas. • • • Donald HutchUoo, sen of Mr. and Mrs. Archie Hutchison, was a member of the naval officers' training corps, which was receiving instructions at the Municipal Pier in Chicago. It was thought that the young man might be released from the service before Christmas, but nothing was definitely known a* to that. • * • Harriet Middleton, who wa* the popular pianist at the Call during the year, had accepted a position with Washington Terminal Company Federal Railway, and wag to remain in Washington during the winter. She was to study harmony under Pabrian, her working hours making that possible. Her stay in Washington was to be indefinite, but she expected to return to Algona some time in April or May. Miss Middleton is now Mrs. K. C. Rice. • • • Sir*, i. L. Bonar wa» called to Malcolm, Iowa, by the death of her sister's husband, who had died at cne of the army camps from pneumonia. Mr. Bonar had accompanied his wife to Des Moines on the way and returned home the next day. Mrs. Bonar, after attending the funeral of her brother-in-law, expected to go on to Muscatine for a visit with her folks. • * * The big Red CroMt Drive, called the Christmas Roll Call, wa* to begin December 1U. and it was hoped that every man. woman and child in this big county would enroll. • • • Undertaker W. E. Laird reported 68 funerals in Algona and nearby towns since October 1, witji all but six of them due to pneumonia, ia perhaps every instance following an attack of influenza. • * • O. P. McDonald bad received a letter from the Red Cross stating that his son, Durwood, who had been captured and held «s a prisoner of war, was in France, safe and well, which was gratifying news to "Dud's" many friends. • * • County Superintendent Win. Shirley bad returned to his duties at the been In Algona visiting his brothers and friends. John had entered the service and had been sent to Camp Gordon. At that time he was In detached service And was drilling men at Camp Wheeler, Georgia. A GIFT of MAGIC LUXURY AtHalftk* Pric* You'd &cp«d 1 H ourwooo dramatized it—movie stars glamorized K—and lucky you wffl WofiieHI Waylnft-loaf InW Yootl never fire of It* luxurious comfort—Its casual swagger. A Christmas gift almoit loo grand to give others! An tQOC unbetevoble value for only.. <& , Ml «* Wlten •» thmn afar fat Chum T«*»d r»r»*- jfac** dMW «Mi <lpp<r._C*pm, Win* mt NOT?. «(•• 12-30. Kresensky 's Joseph Frank! had died at hi* home near Woodstock, Minnesota, following an Illness of nine days with pneumonia. Algona and vicinity had been his home from birth until five years preceding his death. 95 It's CAREFREE! The suit that Hollywood plays in — loafs in —wears from morn •til night —that gives you devastating mannish swag* ger—and luxurious comfort I It's a grand Christmas gift—' still grander to men. And it's • magic stroke of value. 15.95. riMlwf. tfllortd tUckt with per- •Miunt Mi*»rf-(n erMMt — sfpjMr fUtlmi—iHIrttrttit blouM. Downy MSJC all wool >Unn*t. *•«• If M M. Cflrrti N**r, no*, iufffff froint, Rtymt nine. Kresensky 9 ® To the Conscience-stricken Before Cfjrtetma* Don't let the night before Christmu find fou in die home Without the best gift for jour girl friend or spouse. Silk itodcincs far ROLLINS Ate known for their wear, She hopes th*t St. Nichols* will iesve serertl pair. Mother, iweetheitt, tnd sister— sll snug in their bedi Hire visions of gifts that dance through their heads. But this little bint you on put in rout cap And your shopping for women will be just t map. Instead of one p*lr, get tix for each one, And TOUT job ss Santa will be lots of rtia. For one thing is certain, ss each woman knows, She may have plenty of everything ...but not enough hojcl I / ir\5 MATCHED COSTUME COUICTION So bring as TOUT Christmas list and let us fill your needs with the sheer, shimmering loveliness of ROLLINS Matched Costume Collection; Gift selection in Assorted shades —6 pairs in handsome s nt\ gift box O.UU $3.00 Kresensky's The Perfect Gift For Yourself A New Pair Of Shoes New arrivals in our shoe department, shoes for now and early spring. Enjoy your holiday season in smart, comfortable, good looking shoes. A new crushed kid, lattice gore pump in black or wine. AAAA to B width, 4 to 9 5.50 pr. Black Gabardine and calf combined, make this an ail season shoe. AA to B widths. 5 to 9 3.50 pr. A Step-in gore pump, fine fitting: in either black or wine, smooth leather. AAA to C widths, 4M. to S'A sizes. Black crushed kid, trimmed with wine calf make thia clever low sandal. AA and B widths, 4l» to 8 size- Black Gabardine lastex and calf ure used to make this fine fitting 1 gore pump. AAA to B widths. 5 to 0 sizes. Black patent leather and gabardine make this smart pump—AA to B widths, 5 to 8 sizes only KRESENSKY'S

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