The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 20, 1938 · Page 4
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The Algofia, tjpper Pea Moine^ Algofla> |ow&. Pee. TheMan About Town Soy* Many donations of toys, candles and miscellaneous gifts have come In to this office since our plea of a week ago to give the county farm children a Merry Christmas and a friendly feeling that they are not forgotten. More gifts can be used, something too small for your own children or toys of other years. Send them In within the next day or so or telephone and we will call for them. ^ ^ Going ont for a night? Try •Frankenstein" and "Dracula" at the Iowa Theatre all In one. Then see your nearest doctor. If you don't get the Jitters and see some one under the bed Or behind the door when returning home you re not human. « • * Where did you put that envelope with the Christmas seals? Mrs. Ora Larson and Mrs. Eugene Pearson will thank you very much if you'll return the stamps or the money (preferred at once so they will be able to make out their reports. * * * The contractors, Cowan & Son, are arranging a trip to Florida for construction work but there will be and and and sidelines of ocean trips amid balmy ireezes. * * * Nanny Brans and Stan McDonald, the mustache boys, couldn't take t After weeks of trimming grooming they reciprocated divided the stakes equally hilariously. ^ The town clock l« taking Ms annual winter's rest by choosing not to run. The caretakers, however, have hidden Its face so as not to be confusing. Mel Miner served Impromptu at a good looking schoolma'am's country school program at Thanksgiving time. Now he Is assured of a job as Santa Claus. CBet the kids get a kick out of him). * * * Bud Zender lays In wait for prey so he can uncork an Incomplete story thereby enjoying a hearty laugh. 6 « * • It's the season of lutcflsk and Ted Larson eats his share just buying a mere twenty pounds at a time. • • • Knowing dog language may have saved an overcoat and pants. Chel Williams' car balked on a dark and lonely road. He stumbled three- auarters of a mile over ruts and stones toward a lighted farm house only to be met by a growling dog with bristling hair. A few dog words appeased its anger and—all was w.11. Warning:—Get your shopping done now. Remember other years when blizzards came a couple of days before, blocking roads, delaying trains and there was still a present or two to send? Do it now! At REDUCED PRICES ALL THIS WEEK DOLL BUGGIES 1.98 SKIIS98c SLEDS 98c WAGONS 98c HORNS lOc GAMES FOR BOYS, GIRLS 25c TINKER TOY SETS . _49c TRAINS 98c BLOCK SETS 25c HANDY TOOL CHEST 45c Biggest Stock of Toys in Algona Joe Bloom COAST-TO COAST STORE Wesley H. S. Teams Now Named Cardinal* Wesley: The emblem of cardinal was chosen for the Wesley high school. Credit for the winning name goes to four boys Junior Bottom, Robert Diekman. Julius Monson and Denny Vitzthum. in- St. Joe Families Occupy New Homes St Joe: Anna Kayser moved to her new home last Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Becker, Sr., moved Into their new home Thursday, which was recently completed. St. Benedict Man's Sister Passes Away St Benedict: John Witte received the sad news of the death of his sister, Mrs. Jos. Falk at Stacyville, Iowa, Thursday evening. He and his son, Joe. departed for there to attend the funeral which will be on Saturday morning. The Falks were owners of a general store. Store Entertains Ledyard:. The Boudrye & Carpenter hardware firm chose unique way to show their appreciation to their patrons by entertaining at a party, last Thursday afternoon. It was for the "ladies only" and the store was filled to capacity. A lunch was served both afternoon and evening. 220 GUESTS AT ST. JOE PARTY St Jo«: A card party was held Sunday evening In St. Joseph hail. In Ive hundred prizes were awarded to Mrs. Ray Gales and Maurice Bormann. In bridge, Mrs. Charles Plathe and Lefty Cftyou were awarded prizes. Wilbur Metzen received the door prize. A delicious lunch was served to 220 guests by Mrs. Casper Kohlhaas and her circle. Albert Thllges Is driving a new Oldsmoblle purchased last week. Mrs. Herman Becker underwent an operation at the Fort Dodge Mercy hospital last Tuesday. A Christmas program is to be given Wendesday evening In St. Joseph's hall by the students at 8 o'clock. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Zelmet and Julius and Gladys from Bancroft were Monday callers at the Arthur nig home. Christmas Day will he observed In St. Joseph's church with High Mass at six and ten o'clock and Low Mass at 8:30. Mrs. Peter Erpelding from near Algona underwent a major operation at the Kossuth hospital on Saturday. Mrs. Erpelding will be better remembered here as Hilary Bormann. Mr. and Mrs. Julius Capeslus entertained the former's sisters and their husbands on Tuesday evening. The time was spent socially and at cards. Prizes were awarded to Thelma Bormann and Henry Thll- ges. This was the first of a series of parties that are to be given by the ladles that were present. Wrestlers Lost To Eagle Grove Algona wrestlers lost to Eagle Grove by a narrow margin, 22 to 18, Friday night Outstanding for the local team were Jerome Nellson, captain, Henry Gellenfeldt and Bob Conklin. Gellenfeldt and Conklin won on falls, Cohklin throwing the local "Man Mountain" Dean of Eagle Grove, 300 pound Melvln Gangstead. Algona would have defeated Eagle Grove if Oliver Bakkeni, the _Bulldogs' undefeated 85 pounder, had not been one-half pound overweight and had to forfeit his match. Bakken, in an exhibition match, threw his intended opponent in only two minutes Several high class matches are In store for fans tonight, when Algona meets Gilmore City at 7:60 p. m. 85-lb. class—O. Bakken (A) forfeited to Olson (EG). 95-lb. class—Bernard (EG) defeated K. Bakken A). 105-lb. class—Dunkle (EG) defeated Altwegg (A). 115-lb. class—Nielson (A) defeated Pixler (EG). 125-lb. class—Bernard (EG) felted to Deal (A). 135-lb. class—Geilenfeldt threw Hudglns (EG). 145-lbT class—Phillips (EG) feated Anderson <A> overtime. 155-Ib. class—Martin (EG) threw Ehrhardt (A). Heavyweight—Conklin (A) threw Gangstead (EG). LOCALS Mrs. Jack Hilton and Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Pearson drove, to Boone, Wednesday evening, to meet jack Hilton, who was returning from Galcouda, Nevada, where he had been to attend the wedding of his friend, Kyle Keith, and to visit with his brother, Bill, Who Is employed there In the Getchell mines. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Godden win leave today (Tuesday) for Des Moines, where they will be on business. They will drive on to Dubuque for their daughter, Mary Elizabeth, who is a student at Clark College, and bring her home with them on Wednesday evening for the winter holidays. Gertrude Zender, also a Clark college student, will accompany them, and will spend the holiday season with her father, Frank Zender. GIFTS ft HOME That every Person Appreciates Electrical Appliances Are Gifts THAT LAST for(A) de- ACADEMY TEAMS TO MEET WESLEY After losing three games away from home, St. Cecelia's Academy cagers return to the more friendly confines of the home gym this Friday where they will meet Wesley high school. Tho Academy girls' basketball team will also play the Wesley girls At Fort Dodge last Friday the Academy was nosed out by Corpus Christ! Academy 17 to 12 despite Vernon Nelson's one man rally In the second half. Nelson, who accounted for ten points, scored all of the local team's field goals. As In previous games, Kelly's charges displayed a tight defense but little scoring punch. Corpus Christl lead 8 to 3 at-the end of the first half and despite Nelson's scor- nlg spree in the second maintained its five point margin. The Academy second team also lost 10 to 4. At Pocahontas Sunday, Sacred Heart Academy's undefeated quintet was far too powerful for the local Academy team. Stelpflug scored 12 points for Sacred Heart and Nelson was again outstanding for Algona as the Sacred Heart team overwhelmed St. Cecelia's 32 to 7. The whole evening was not so lop-sided, however, since the 9t Cecelia seconds won from Sacred Heart's second team 11 to 9 In an over time period. Friday's game with Wesley fs expected to be a tough one for the local Academy team for Wesley has an all senior line up the same that last season won the county B class championship. Wesley lost by only three polns to Swea City. The box score: St. Cecelia's (12) Fg Ft Pf Kajewski f 0 0 Elbert f 0 0 Bode f 0 1 Nelson c ....4 2 Courtney g 0 0 Hargreaves g 0 1 •^^ ^"p These Items Will Answer Your GIFT PROBLEM The Best Gift of nil \ Holeproof Hosiery There's sheer flattery for trim ankles in these stockings by Holeproof. She'll delight in their clear, dull beauty and in their wearability. Search for days, youll find no gift so acceptable. ^ Specially packed in exquis- j/ — ile silk gift boxea—at no ex- tni cost. .! pairs in »il't Ix>x . •J jtail's boxed Single pairs »L50 79c 98c Girl's Dresses Adorable frocks she'll need for holiday festivities. Printed fabrics in the popular blue and rose combinations. Sizes 7 to U years. Parka "Floods 98c Brushed wool in attractive color combinations. Brown with yellow, red with white. Complete set with long scarf. Fain-y Towels 49c \\u-sh cloths to match lOc Big heavy double thread Terry. Make up matched gift sets. They harmonize with any bath room combination. Toilet Sets for Women 49c Comb and Bruah Sets 98c Toilet Sets for Men 49c Men's Suspenders in gift box 49c Novelty Silk Ties for boys _.25c Felt Slippers, Womens, Miss 49c Men's leatherette slippers $1.39 Silk scarfs for men $1.00 Women's out flannel pajamas 98c Dinnerware sets, 32 pieces -$4.98 * THE APPRECIATED GIFT!* ss'l Whites! Colors! Fancies Every kind of variety—lawns, Swiss- es, Lace Trim and others too numerous to mention. An ideal C 10r romembruncc and j Lovely linen Handkerchiefs 25c , 49c in jiit'l box and HOTSIES Make excellent gifts For Miss $1 DC or Woman -_- *' Jtl Just one of those many new ideas in Hotsies — cozy and warm because they are made of Tuck- stitch—highly fashioned in four colors. SATIN SLIPS For Gifts Glamorous satin slips in four- gore style with adjustable shoulder straps. | ft Si-ten 32 to 44 •••»« Here's the answer to the gift question Hand-Bags $ 1.00 $ 1.98 Every woman will love one of these beautfiul leather hand-bags. Big deep pouches, roomy models—new grains— novel fittings. Make your own selections from these two groups. CEDAR CHESTS Five sizes 25c to $1.25 For Jewelry and 'kerchiefs. WHATNOTS 27 in. long $1.49 Walnut finish, hard wood. Select 1>«H»OLATORS 6 cup size 98c With decorated china base. PVBEXWARE Custard sets 49c New low prices at Graham's. Department Stores Men Qhirtc Appreciate ^ ll11 l * $1.00 $1.49 Pre-shrunk fast color Cmp Skatea- Foot Balls Box Glove* ALADDIN LAMP* A Ki't tne Wh ° le family can enjoy. $1.00 trade in allowance for your old lamp. Xmas Tree Lights 8 on a string 29c to 1.25 Lamps—2 for 6c Electric TOASTERS HEATERS [BOASTERS Hamilton Beach & Mixmaster Food Mixers f I. E. S. FLOOR LAMPS {DESK LAMPS [POTTERY LAMPS Lamps Hotpoint — Westinghouse Electrte Irons Hoover Vacuum Cleaners Automatic Electric Toastmasters ELECTRIC LIGHT FIXTURES WOULD MAKE AN EXCELLENT PRESENT FOR ANY HOME At our store you will find the only complete stock of light fixtures in this section of flu- s tate--see them before you buy—know what you get. PRATT ELECTRIC NEXT DOOR TO CALL THEATRE Cutlery tot Monarch and (South Bern* | Electrical Gifts Waffle Iron* Percolator Hutting Pad Irou Wa*her» Heater* None are More Welcome OUR STOCK IS LARGE Coffee Maker Tomter Grill Food Mixer Vibrator Unit Dryer BICYCLES Equipped with bal-l loon Urea and coast-| er brake. $26.75 SHOE SKATES For healthy out door sport nothing beats ice skating. $3.35 SKI1S Sizes to fit every member of the family 98c to $3.75 VELOCIPEDE Sturdily constructed velocipedes in choice of colors. 3.65 to 7.75 TOOL KITS Equipped with kinds of tools. all SLEDS Several sizes well known sleda. in the Eagle $2.19 1.19 to 4.50 KOHLHAAS & SPILLES

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