The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 20, 1938 · Page 9
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 9

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, December 20, 1938
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BUT CREAMERY BUYS NEW VAT , Burt: W. R. Carney went to St Paul the first of the week and returned with a new 600 gallons pas- teurlzlhg; vat for the creamery Frank Busche, Mason City, was here Thursday and Friday helping to Install It. The vat replaces one, which had been In use more than 30 years The vat Is the very latest in pasteurizing vats and only one other is in use in Iowa as yet. The vat Is a fine addition to the creamery's equipment Merman Wise is New Masonic Leader Herman Wise of Sexton was reel- eoted high priest of the Prudence chapter No. 70 of the Masonic lodge at the annual election held Monday evening of last week in Algona. Gleft Shore was elected king, Robert Harvey, scribe; R. A. Palmer, secretary, and Homer Anderson, treasurer. B. J. Hough was made a member of the temple board. Mr Palmer has held the office of secretary for 46 years and is believed to be the oldest chapter secretary In the state. The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, Dec. 20,1938 Fenton Organization Has Christmas Party Fenton; The Womans club held their annual Christmas party at the home of Mrs. E. W. Rusch Tuesday afternoon. Asslstnig hostesses was Mrs. George Boettcher. Eighteen thembers were present Mrs. Fred Newel and Mrs. John Light gave talks. A game was played with prizes going to • Mrs. Alfred Meyers and Mrs. W. P. Weisbrod. A delicious lunch was served at one long table, beautifully decorated in keeping with Christmas. SUSIE—by Edith Swanso* Exclusively each week in The Algona Upper Des Molncs -THE Pi*e*e*4r . so i HAT SHt SA»t> WElt I WAS «.*TE. WMCM IWEKT IN. f MB r f F WESLEY SCHOOL PLANS CANTATA Wesley: The public school students will present a Christmas cantata at the Kleinpeter hall next Wednesday and Thursday nights, Dec. 21 and 22. Miss Eckstein is in charge of the program. Lavon Gerdes is accompanist. Ringsted to Pave Main St. in Spring Rlngsted's main street will be paved, word from that community Stated, last week, at a total cost of $7,451.80. The paving will be 40 feet wide, from sidewalk to sidewalk, and will extend from C. T. Hansens oil station east to the elevator, a total distance of .224 of a mile. Further construction work on highway 44 south from Fenton to Whittemore is also being planned for next spring. The highway commission has let a contract for about nine and one half miles of grading for $36,793.15. MEN'S SOX, Holi-proof Pacer hose, CA-. with elastic top, garter attcahed top ---- SUSPENDERS, Paris Free Swing ------ $1.00 PARIS GARTERS ______________ 25c-35c-50c HANDKERCHIEF SETS, initialed— and come three to a box WOOL MUFFLERS, a whole rack 1 109 45 of them, fluffy and warm 1 * lt/ ' ROBES, in bine, maroon, navy, $C DC brown and black 100% wool or silk __ a "" / TIES, new designs __________ 55c— 2 for $1.00 SCARFS, initialed ___________ $1.29— plain 60c DRESS SHIRTS, big assortment, Jayson, Ritz & Whitney, Aywon 95 **" / GIFT JEWELRY Initial Key chains $1 Initial Tie Clips—Me Leather Billfolds $1 TIE HANKIE SETS perfect matches and a dressy gift at $1.00 set PAJAMAS, priced at _—$1.95, $2.95, $3.95 JOCKEY SHORTS, Cooper Y front __50c 75c NOR EAST TIES, non-crush $1-00 !*>.» --S-W. -- •*-' ~,v- r *.~ M &Q*> M-E-N S 14 Elmore, Minn. Couples Have Been Wed 50 Years Fourteen couples who have cele- >rated their golden wedding anniversaries at Elmore, Minn.,' just tcross the north Kossuth line, were lonored Saturday, Dec. 17th, by a special radio broadcast from Des Moines, on a 50-years-Married-Club program. Mr. and Mrs. John T. Ingalls were be most recent couple to observe he 50th anniversary date, which fell on Saturday. Other golden weddings have been observed in the Elmore vicinity by the following couples: Mr. and Mrs. George Smith, Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Ward, Dr. and Mrs. A. C. Jacobs, Mr. and Mrs. John rlagedorn, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Darrone, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Gesche, Mr. and Mrs. Eld Galle, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Holt, Mr. and Mrs. Mort Smith, Mr. and Mrs. James Halpin, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wentz and Mr. and Mrs. Ben Gyldenaas. North East Kossuth News LuVerne Mothers Organize to Get Suits for.H. S. Band Lu Verne: On Thursday evening, 15 of the mothers of the high school band members met at the school house and formed an organization, the Band Mothers club with the project of getting suits for the band as the main purpose of organizing. Mrs. Wm. Bigings was chosen to serve as chairman, Mrs. EeTw. Dehnert, vice chairman, Mrs. Irvin Chapman as secretary and treasurer. It was decided to contact various clubs and secure funds by subscription. The sum of $50 is available now having been contributed in part and the balance raised at a program given by the music organizations of the schoal last year. Samples of band suits were modelled at the meeting Thursday. Lu Verne Methodist Circle Raises $230 Lu Verne: After the meeting of the Methodist Ladles' Aid at the community hall the mystery ha* vanished from the "Mystery Sisters" a feature of that organization for the past six months. Each woman had been given a name and she was supposed to remember that person on various occasions during that time without being discovered. On Wednesday, these names were disclosed and amusing experiences- were related. Mrs. Edith Smith led the devotional period and reports were made by the circle leaders that over $230 had been raised by these groups in different ways. Kleta Finlcy presented the primary rhythm band in Christmas selections and carols were sung by the group. Games were conducted by Mssdames R. S. Surby, O. S. Lund, and Harvey Nelson after which a lunch was served. DOCTORS EXAMINE LEDYARD CHILD North Kossuth Boy Who (Swallowed Corn Kernel Taken to Rochester Ledyard: Sydney Skaar was taken to the hospital at Rochester Thurs!ay for a check-up. He Is still recovering from an operation which he underwent on his throat about six weeks ago when he swallowed a kernel of corn which lodged in his windpipe. The Paul Nltz family moved Wednesday from the Lynch Bros, house to the Brandt house. Donald Lloyd, son of Mr. and Mrs. Warren Lloyd, was ill several days the past week and unable to attend school. Mr. and Mrs. John Holt entertained the junior class at a Christmas party at his home Saturday night. Mr. Holt is sponsor for the junior class. Mrs. Arville Anderson left for her home at Des Moines Saturday after visiting with relatives here • for a few days. She visited at the N. A. Pingle home Monday. Mary Ellen McDonald of Carroll came Saturday to spend her Christmas vacation at the Jack McDonald home. Mr. McDonald met her at Bancroft Saturday afternoon. The Sacred Heart church entertained at a card party at the church mrlors on Monday night. Mrs. John Wilier won the door prize. Mr. Kopplin of Swea City won first prize in >00 and Chris Welp won first prize n bridge. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Neubauer and son of Iowa Falls called at the Max Nitz home on Monday afternoon cnroutc to the Ralph Clark home at Lakota. Later that evening the Max Nitz family joined a group of relatives aft the Ralph Clark home where they enjoyed the evening. Bottle Placed In Lakota Ditch is Found in N. Minn. A note In a bottle dropped Into a ditch at Lnkota by June Dorothy Miller, daughter of Ed Miller, has brought a reply from Thief River Falls, Minn. The note read: "Returning your note, we found it 40 mllfft northwest of Thief River Falls, Minn., just as we were going through the woods hunting deer. Will mail it back to your address wherever that address is." The note was signed by Otto Yonder. The bottle was tossed Into a ditch during the high water and floods of last spring, and aa the water from that section drains north, the bottle made quite a trip before being picked up.i North Kossuth is the watershed for this section, with some of the water draining north and the rest going south Into the Upper DCS Moines river. Lakota Sunday School Class Has Xmas Party Lakota: Mrs. J. H. Warburton entertained her Sunday School class at her home last week Monday evening at the annual Christmas party and 17 young people were present. Chinese checkers, and other games furnished the entertainment After lunch the young people exchanged gifts and the mechanical toys furnsihed much merriment and excitement. Edgar Inlay, assistant teacher, planned the entertainment. The class presented Mrs. Warburton with a lovely Ivory and blue chenille bed spread. e> •tana *; Two Sewing Clubs at Fenton Entertained Fenton: Mrs. Art Krause entertained her sewing club at a Christmas party Wednesday afternoon. Eight members and one guest, Mrs, Everett Dreyer were present. Gifts were exchanged after which lunch was served. Mrs. Anna Osborn and Mrs. R. A. Goetsch entertained their sewing club at the latter's home on Wednesday afternoon at a Christmas party. Twelve members attended. Guests were Mesdames Derwood Eigler and Clarence Osborn. The afternoon was spent at Chinese checkers after which gjfts were exchanged and a lunch was served. Three Farm Sales M~" Near Wesley Wesley: Alf Studer is holding a farm sale on the A. A. Studer estate farm west of town, on Wednesday, Dec. 21. He and his family have lived in town for the flfcst year on the C. W. Goslin place that Mr. Studer purchased and the farm was tenanted by his daughter and her husband, Mr. and Mrs. George Kelsh. The latter couple will move on a farm east of town on March 1st. Mr. Studer operates a K. & H. oil truck. Attend H-D Meeting Lakota: Mrs. Charles Gutknecht, Ledyard township 4-H girls' leader, Emma Gutknecht county com- mltteeman *and Margaret Smith, a member of the township 4-H club attended the first lesson of the new study course which Is on Home Efficiency, at the Bancroft school last week Wednesday, and report a fine meeting. Mrs. Ruth Hicks and a specialist from Ames were in charge of the meeting. For handiwork the girls made a spice rack, kettle cover rack, tool case, etc. Posture exercises will be stressed during the year's work and is mighty important factor in the general appearance of 4-H glrln and we might add, in the appearance of any person. WE SELL THE BEST $7.OO COAL Sold in Algona. Try a load and prove this statement. RAESLY Lbr. Co. Phone 234 S M O K E S 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 . . . Acceptable - Appropriate - Economical 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' •WftttB Burt Schools Plan Christmas Programs Burt: The Methodist and Presbyterian Sunday Schools will hold their annual Christmas programs Friday evening. On Christmas eve a union candle light service will be held at the Presbyterian church at which the Rev. Thoburn Speicher will deliver the sermon. Legion Auxiliary of Fenton Entertained Lakota: Mrs. R. L. Williams was hostess to the American Legion Auxiliary last week Monday evening. After the business meeting a program of group singing was held: Arliss Heetland and Dorothy Ukena played two piano duets; Faustine and Fauchon Heetland and Judith Schroeder tap danced and little Rodney Heetland sang Merry Christmas and gifts were exchanged. Christmas baskets will be filled for needy families. Mrs. Charles Gutknecht and Emma Gutknecht were Fairmont shoppers, Thursday. The high school girls' basketball team played Titonka Thursday evening and won 33 to 26. Mrs. Cort Rippentrop, Sr., went to Iowa City last week Tuesday, she will take treatments at the state hospital. Charles R. Lewis has been confin-» ed to his bed for several days suffering with a blood clot in his foot but is improving. Mrs. Chris Asmusson was taken to the hospital at Buffalo Center last week Monday for an operation and is recovering satisfactorily. Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Ley left on Thursday morning for Des Moines and Friday they drove to Grinnell and brought home their daughter, Betty, to spend the holidays with her family. Emma and Louise Thaves spent last week Sunday with their brother, Gus Thaves and family at Burt. Gus has been at the hospital in Iowa City for several weeks, but came home two weeks ago. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Warburton and Mrs. Samuel Warburton visited at the F. G. Torine home near Algona, Thursday. Mrs. Torine, who baa been ill several months, is much improved. The Warburtons also spent part of the day in Algona. Mesdames Samuel Warburton and J. H. Warburton drove to the August Peterson home in Swea City last week Tuesday afternoon to attend the W. C. T. U. Christmas meeting. Mrs. Herrold, wife of the Methodist minister, had charge of the program. Each woman took a gift to be sent to the Benedict Home in Des Moines. Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Schissel are entertaining two little nephews, Jimmie, aged 5 and Jack Schissel, 3, whose home is at Adams, Minn. Last week Sunday they took them to Minneapolis to visit their grandmother, Mrs. J. P. Schissel and on Monday to toyland. Mrs. William Turley accompanied the Schissels to the cities and visited her son. Truman and his bride. Just The Place to Solve Your Christmas Problem* FURNITURE—HOME APPLIANCES Wesley Club Holds Christmas Party Wesley: The Study club held their annual Christmas party at the home of Mrs Vincent Daughan. Gifts were exchanged. Following a social hour, lunch was served. Mrs. George Aldrich will entertain the group on Dec. 29th. West Bend Pair Wed West Bend: Joe Schneider of West Bend and Miss Vera Hurley of Rolfe were married at the Bernard Schneider residence at 8:30 Thursday evening. Rev. McDowell performed the ceremony. The bride has been employed for some time at the Bernard Schneider home. Lakota Acorn Club Meets Lakota: Mrs. W. E. Ley entertained the Acorn club last week Wednesday afternoon with 14 members present. At the close of the business meeting a prognun was given. On the program were Mrs. Chas. Gutknecht and Mrs. I. E. Wortman. Christmas gifts were exchanged. The next meeting will be and evening event, January 12, with Emma and Louise Thaves as hostesses. These Couches, dozens of them, were made to sell at $59.50 and 366.50—we made a fortunate Pre-Christmas buy and they are going while they last at LIVING TROIYI'S Chest of Drawers Here's a handy addition any kitchen as low as to $ 6.75 STUDIO COUCHES $44.50 to $49.50 MAYTAG WASHERS with round tub __$59.50 Model :J2, electric $89.50 •square tub (cxcbange) ROOM Suites Occasional Chairs To fill that vacant as low as spot Luxurious, two-piece suites of chair and davenport, deeply cushioned, sturdy construction, just the thing to please the whole family at Christ- Fenton's second team lost a basketball game to Lakota's second team with a score of 10 to 16. The first team was also defeated 19 to i. EASY TK RMH AT OUR HTOK K Priced at $49.50 and up Other Suggestions Clothes r;icks $1.98 Center Tables Radios Wall Plaques Pictures Several new style designs in maple or vvaJnut, style as pictured above or knee space to one side and wider drawers Innerspring Mattresses Regular $25.50 valuu in mattresses as low as '16.50 Roper GAS RANGES Featuring waterless llavor- seal cooking ... all insulaU-<l oven aiid thermostat control iu all porcelain finish $89.60 up installed FRKE UINNEK FOB SIX uitu eiU'h nuigu sold from uow to ('hristimu.->. Come iu mid be« these

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