The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 20, 1938 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, December 20, 1938
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the Algona tTfrtHtf Pea Moines, Algona, Iowa, Dee. 20,1938 THORSON, DAUGHTER OF WELL KNOWN SWEA TWP. PEOPLE, t? gle: A , wedding reception held a week ago Saturday in the home of Mr. and Mrs. O. L Thor- Bdn, parents of the bride, for Mr. and Mrs. William Grace, newlvweds Mrs. Grace is the former Helen Tnorsoh. A three course luncheon was served at noon and the bridal table was decorated m peach and white with a three layer cake as centerpiece. Rev. C. W. Samuelson of Marcus, uncle of the bride, gave a talk, and the Bexell family trio sang. After the reception the bride and groom went back to Des Moines where they will live. . HelenThorson and William J. Grace ofDes Moines were united In marriage at eight o'clock Saturday morning, Dec. 10, at St John's Lutheran church, Des Moines. The bride's sister, Mildred was bridesmaid and Joy Elder McKisset of Des Mofnes was best man. The bride is a graduate of Swea City high school and later completed nurses' training at the Iowa Lutheran hospital, Des Moines. The groom Is a Des Moines university graduate. Seventy-flve relatives and close friends attended a reception. Out of town guests were: The bridegroom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ole Olson and his slater, Patty Lou, Mr. and Mrs. Kertnit Carlson and their daughter, Judith Ann, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Sellable. Mrs. Thomas Hartnett all of Des Moines, and Mrs. Judd Day of Mankato. Quilting Bee Held At St. Benedict Home St Benedict: A quilting bee was held at the Wm. Arndorfer home for Mrs. Ben Capesius recently. Those present were Mrs. Nick and Mrs. Emll Arndorfer, Mrs. Mary Simons, Mrs. Chas. Noonan, Mrs. Math Bormann, Mrs. Ben Dorr and Mrs. O. J. Downs. A delicious lunch was served by Mrs. Capesius In the late afternoon. All enjoyed a very social afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Cink enjoyed an oyster supper at the Art Kleins Friday evening. \ Mrs. Mary McKenna and Mrs. Dan Froehllch were Mason City visitors Friday, calling on Mrs. McKenna's .daughters, Irene and Mrs. Henlgar and family. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Ludwig were business callers at Hampton on Thursday and Mrs. Simons and Melvlna assisted with household duties and care of the children. There were a large number attending the school program at the Cink school, given by Cella Elsen- bacher. Joe Cink was the recipient of the blanket and a fine program was given. A birthday party was held for Maree Lou Froehlich at her home last Wednesday in honor of her fifth birthday. Those present were Donna Arndorfer, Patsy Rosenmeyer, and Edna and Rosemary Kunkel. Several very fine gifts were received by the honoree. Bancroft Student* Home for Holiday* Bancroft: William (Billy) Weip arrived home Friday from the University of Iowa for the holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Welp. Frank Baker, who has been attending school at the State University of Iowa, arrived home Friday to spend the holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Baker. Kenneth Devine, who is a student at Iowa City, came Saturday to spend the holidays with his mother, Mrs. J. A. Devine. Mr. and Mrs. Mark Dyer and Charles Qulnn spent Thursday in Emmetsburg. Misa Helen Goche spent Wednesday at the home of her grandmother, Mrs. Bridget Qulnn. Miss Donna Jean Foley of Seneca was a Sunday dinner guest at the home of her cousin, Maurice Qulnn. Mrs. Leo SoudnerS, Mrs. William Hood, Sr., and Mrs. Edward Goche spent Thursday in Algona visiting friends. Miss Olga HSlabecker, R. N., of Carroll spent Sunday at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Elsbecker. Mrs. Mary R&pp is very ill at her home. She Is being taken care of by her daughters, Mrs. Math Kramer and Mrs. Joseph Elch. Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Guest and daughter, Dorothy Joan spent last week at the home of Mrs. Guest's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mllburn at Guckeen, Minn. Anthony Kramer, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kramer, arrived home Thursday for the holidays from Prairie du Chien, Wis., where he attends college. St John's basketball team defeated the Grant team Tuesday night on the Bancroft floor by a score of 19 to 16. Music was furnished by St Johns band under the special direction of Sister Mary GeorgRnne. Cresco School Will Mr. and Mrs. Chet William* spent Sunday as guests of Mr. and Mrs. F. R. Bandy at their horn* in Britt A meeting of the Fatter brash men of this territory was held at the M. F. Amfahr home, Friday night ttarjotte Seward wilt spend Christmas day with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Seward at Livermore. Mrs. Lftwson Reed and daughter, Donna Rae, are visiting at the home of the former's mother, Mrs. Jessie Aman. D. 3. BredaR, and a O. Anderson attended an International Harvester meeting at Mason City, Friday and Saturday. Tasker and Diane Falkenhalner of Red Oak arrived Saturday for a visit with their father, Melzar Falk- enhalner, and their grandmother, Mrs. Al Falkenhalner. John* Bishop, University of Town student, arrived Saturday morning for a holiday visit with Ms parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Bishop. Mr. and Mrs. Myron Sean of Give Xmas Program Irvington: The pupils of school district No. 4 of Cresco township have issued very unique Invitations for a Christmas program to be given at their school house on Wednesday vening at 7:80 to which the general public is Invited. The invitations were In the shape of small stock- ngs with a small pocket in the side and written invitation inserted in he pocket Miss Dernice Sutton is eacher. Union Girl Taken 111 With Pneumonia Union: Rachael GIsch. six year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Gisch, was taken ill last Friday with a high temperature and pneumonia developed. She has been absent from school for several days She Is a first grader at St. Cecelia's academy, Algona. A pleasant Christmas party of the Union Mothers and Daughters club was held last Thursday afternoon at the Jake Smith home with Mrs Smith and Mrs. Allen Wood as the hostesses. The Club Song was sung and Christmas carols were enjoyed, with Mrs. Wood at th piano. A paper on Christmas was read by Ethel Smith and a Christmas story was given by Ida Win kie. Gifts were exchanged. The next meeting will be with Mrs Troutman and Mrs. Bacon in Algona Jan. 13. Mrs. Francis Loss was hostess to the Cresco Embroidery club at their annual Christmas party on last Wednesday afternoon. Ron call was responded to by giving Christmas verses. There was an exchange of gifts after which a very dainty luncheon was served. Frank Ditsworth attended the Grlnnell, were Saturday guests at the home of Mrs. H. J. Bacon. Mr. Sears is a nephew of Mrs. Bacon. John Spencer, who attends the University of Iowa, at Iowa City, arrived Friday to spend his vacation with his aunt, Mrs. J. T. Bohannon, and brother, Bob. Mr. and Mrs, 3. A. Haggard leave today (Tuesday) for a week's visit with Mrs. Haggard's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Thurston, at their home in Virginia, Minn. Bill Barry. Jack Holtebaoer, and Omer Kelly, Crelghton University students at Omaha, will arrive this evening (Tuesday) and will'spend the whiter holidays at their respective homes. Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Hanson and daughter, Barbara, will leave Friday to spend the week end in Minneapolis with their respective parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Hanson and Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Duncan. < Dr. and Mrs. H. H. Stewart, and Mrs. C. C. Lucas and daughter, Maxlne, all of Kanawha were Sunday dinner guests of Mrs. L. G. Baker. Mrs. Stewart is a sister of Mrs. Baker, and Mrs. Lucas is her sister- in-law. Mrs. Sylvia Ounn will leave Sunday for a visit of a week or ten days with her daughter, Betty. They will spend this time in Oberlln and Cleveland, Ohio. Betty is a student at the Ohio State College at Columbus, Ohio. Lillian Granzow will arrive Thursday from Dennison, Iowa, where she teaches school to spend the winter holidays with her parents, Mr. and MM. J. F. Granzow, and other relatives and friends. Glendora Bui-bank arrived Friday from Storm Lake for her Christmas vacation to be spent visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Marion Burbank. Glendora attends the Buena Vista college. Air. and Mrs. Henry Becker and Mr. and Mrs. Will Otto drove to back to Winnebago, Minn., Sunday. Helen Mcuahey. who teaches at Whiting, Iowa, was a week end guest at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Pratt. Mr. and Mrs. Bin bailey of Des Moines will arrive Saturday night and visit until Monday with the former's mother, Mrs. Edythe Dailey. Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Sullivan drove to Fort Dodge, Thursday, and visited at the home of Mr. arid Mrs. Gilbert Knudson, Jr. The women are sisters. Mr. and Mrs. 8. O. Anderson will drive to Mitchell, S. D., Saturday for a ten day visit at the home o| Mrs. Anderson's parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. N. Thompson. Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Ptetch and children, Billy and Joan, former well known Algona residents, will move to Mankato, Mann., this week from Des Moines. Mr. and Mrs. W. I* Jensen leave Wednesday for Sioux City, and visit until after Christmas at the home of Mrs. Jensen's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Fowler. Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Streit and children, Michael and Margaret Mary, will be dinner guests at the home of Mrs. Strelt's mother, Mrs. Martin Coonan at Kmmetsburg, on Christmas Day. Mrs. George Free left Thursday fbr Westfield, New Jersey, to spend the winter with her daughter, Mrs. R. L. Duncan, who will be remembered as Esther Free. R. L. Duncan is the coach at the Westfield high school. Mr. and Mrs. L. P. SttUman and Mr. and Mrs. James Stlllman, all of Dolliver, were Sunday guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Stlllman. Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Stlll- man are the parents of James and G. W. Stillman. The Delphian society will meet today (Tuesday) with Mrs. H. E. Woodward at her home in Whittemore for a Christmas party. A one o'clock luncheon will be served. Wednesday from Kewanee, III., and will visit during the winter holiday season at the home of her mother, Mrs. E. W. Lusby. Marguerite Is director of physical education in the seven Kewanee schools. Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Amfahr spent the past week end visiting with Mrs, Amfahr'S sisters, Mrs. Joe Schuler, and Mrs. Frank Schuler at their respective homes at Jessup, Iowa. They also attended to business matters at Waterloo, and called on friends. Andrew Monlux will arrive Saturday from Ames where he is a student at the Iowa State College, and Robert Monlux will arrive Monday from Iowa City, where he is a student at the University of Iowa to spend tTi'e winter holidays with their parents, Mr. and Mrs, D. D. Monlux. Read The Want Ads—« Paw FARM LOANS / Low Interest / Long Term 4 Fair Appraisal V Prompt McDonald Land Co. Algona Iowa Plum Creek Literary Society Has Meeting Irvington: The Plum Creek Literary society met with Mrs. Kate McCorkle last Wednesday afternoon. Roll call was answered by each member giving "My Happiest Christmas" after which there was a guessing contest followed with the singing of Christmas carols. * There was also an exchange of gifts and each member brought a gift for a child, the latter to be sent to an orphan's home at Des Moines. funeral of his cousin. Mrs: Wallace Ditsworth at Bancroft last-Saturday afternoon. Children of this vicinity are taking advantage of the smooth ice and have been going back of the Ralph Lee place where they are skating. Mrs. Walter Grubb mother of Mrs. Clifford Etherington, is recuperating at her home near Wesley from an operation she recently underwent at Mason City. Mr. and Mrs. M. H. McEnroe entertained a number of friends and relatives last Saturday evening, the occasion being to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Ditsworth and Mrs. J. M. Cox spent last Thursday at Burt visiting with their respective daughters, Mrs. Cox at the Earl Miller home and the Dits- worths at the den Blacks. About 75 persons attended the church party at the local church last Friday evening. Some ladles from the Friendly Hour club of Riverdale township presented a one act play. Late in the evening a delicious luncheon was served. Mrs. Edward Blanchard gave birth last Thursday to a baby boy which was born dead. The BUnchards have two other young sons who attend school at district No. 5 in Irvington township. Mrs. Blanchard. however, is improving nicely. Mr. and Mrs. "Buzz" Coleman moved recently from their home near Llvermore to a IW^acre farm just east of the airport east of Fort Dodge. The elder Colemans, parents of "Buzz" are returning to the farm vacated by their son. The elder Mr. Coleman owns both farms. Galva, Thursday, and attended th< funeral of Mrs. Becker's and Wll Otto's cousin's husband,'Frank Lit- cbenberg- The latter was an 1m plement dealer and died very sud denly. * ^ Bin. C. A. Norman of Wlnneba*o, Minn., and Mrs. F. L. Van Arnam o Colgate, N. D., visited at the hom< of their niece, Mrs. D. A. Barnard from Thursday until Sunday. Mr and Mrs. D. A. Barnard and child ren, Lois and Darrell, took them Gifts for the Home - - Sensible Yule Joy-Bringers Give Furniture and you give joy and happiness for the years to come. Here are suggestions that will simplify your Cliristmas shopping problems, and at prices well within the reach of just, about everyone. Simple, Inexpensive, Pull-up Chairs Real Specials at In spite of the low price, you'll find that these chairt leave nothing to be desired In appearance, construction and materials. A choice of coverings. Walnut Sewing Cabinets Make Nice Gifts at and tip As sketched at right. Genuine Walnut, In two drawer styles, richly carved. 95 and up s\ Buy Christmas Candies At Toy town Seven Dwarfs Frtrit Drops gift box of seven rolls -------------Xmas Hard Candies __________ 10c-15c-19c Ib. Peanut Brittle __ -------------------- 15c Ib. Chocolate Covered 'Cherries Ib box -------- 25c Boxed Chocolates of all kinds ______ 29c-59c-89c 5 pound box Chocolates __________________ 98c , Fresh Candy of All Kinds Big Selection of Toys and Gifts of all Kinds JiBiN FRANKUH^ W. V. Butler, Owner Algona, Iowa Three Piece Desk Outfit For Christmas Ideal for the student a modern Desk, Desk chair, and efficient lamp—the complete outfit Is shown at left—a wonderfully useful present OTHER PATTERNS TO CHOOSE PROM We are now showing a complete line of SKELOAS STOVES at greatly reduced prices if taken before we invoice. We have a wonderful assortment to chose from, anything from a 3-burner plate up to the finest conibination Skelgas and Coal range. What a Christmas Gift this would be and all at a real saving, see them today 8JIS RICHARDSON Furniture Company A City Store With Country Prices •IHi Christmas Greetings Officers and employees of this bank wish to express a sincere wish that you aud yours may enjoy every moment of the Christmas season, and that Health and Happiness will be yours in the coining year. Iowa State Bank * ""• «*«** ATO)N ALGONA, ' H. MLUr. , Cashier SHEER, SHEER STOCKINGS GIFT BOX SPECIAL! $2.95 (Wn < 9«wow i«« i« «W Kecking bo* . • • • V**i 9'" 1 t>ix pairs of glamour sheers in special box .................... IMS Full Fashioned! Pure Silk! Beautifully sheer, clear, 3-thread stockings . . . smartest gift for all the ladles on your listl Pure silk from top to toe with added! glamour and flattery in hair- fine seams, slim French heels. Full range of sparkling new colors! Three pairs maka a (usury gift... just $2.50! KRESENSKY'S

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