The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 7, 1950 · Page 7
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ALGONA UPPER DES MOINES Tuesday, February 7, 1950 SECTION TWO Ravings emus AEEBB A LlilU ol Thll, • LUil* of Thai; Net Much oi Anything. A spectacle heating system organization is being perfected in Algona. And the organization hopes to build, manufacture and sell heating systems to attach to specs so that in sub-zero weather the glasses don't frost over the minute one steps inside and out of the cold. All spec wearers know what a nuisance it is to have to take off the specs the minute you're in out of the cold, so to speak. And word is out that the fair sex spec wearers also will organize an auxiliary group here to help in the production of the spec heating system. F,rank Zender states that the system will consist of a small electric heater which can be kept in a vest pocket and then a wire will be carried to the specs and so the glasses are kept at a heating point against the zero breezes. —o— Of course there have been many suggestions made as to the proper treatment of specs in cold weather, some of them seem most practical and no doubt there will be many sales especially to spec wearers in the northern half of the United States. Officer Albert Weishaar says he can do without heating systems because on account of he carries two specs, and when one frosts over, he just puts on the second. And Gene Schemel says he doesn't wear his specs outside in cold weather, hence isn't troubled with frost. Dr. M. G. Bpurne uses Clearsite, a liquid which covers specs and frost doesn't phase in the least. And Elmer Kelly says that a good frost preventive on the glass is to daub a bit of grease on "em when you go out in the cold, while Frank Schattschneider suggests that a bit of frost shield off a car can be pasted on the glasses and that sure takes care of visibility in zero weather. Hay Colberg says one way to keep frost off the glasses is to walk backwards a few yards before you enter a building and so no frost, but John Romer told me that this didn't do his glasses any good because on account of he had tried it. John Diekmann -suggests that v ir a bit of butter is spread on glasses' the frost doesn't affect them. Chief Cecil McGinnis told me that if spec wearers would give the glasses a dip in salt wnter when they leave the house there would be no frost on them all that day. Bob Johnston says that Glasswax is good dope to wash the glasses with, because on account of that keeps the frost off. Marc Moore has a good idea and says that in every business place or house a basin of warm water should be placed just inside the door and when a frost bitten spec victim enters all he had to do was dip 'em in the hot water for quick elimination of the frost. It will be seen thai spec wear ers are going to be interested in the new spectacle heating sys tern. Never have to bother washing br wiping your specs during the zero weather days. A meeting has been called for next week at four bells and at which time officers will be elected and promotion of the manufacture of the spec heating heating system wili be taken up in Algona. Last Thursday wasn't my birthday but it was groundhog day, another big day in the year because on account of the groundhog predicts the weather for the next six weeks. February is a month of big days, however, with Lincoln's birthday, Wash*- ington's birthday and valentine's day. And the banks and the liquor stores and the post office close on those days and I'm in favor of 'em closing on ground- flog day, too. And once every four years we have leap year and hat's a day when we should shut up everything, and celebrate with some leaping. And Frank Schattschneider is now a member of the Algona -offee Gulper Club and he has the distinction of having the longest name in the list of over 10,)00 gulper members. Another ong-name gulper in Algona is iarold Kuchenreuther but he is two letters short of Frank's name. Now if those two boys gulped a cup of Java for each letter in their name every day they'd really be doing some gulping, so to speak. Mrs. Kracht Of Seneca In Hosp. Suffers Stroke Seneca — Mrs. Gottlieb Kracht is a patient at St. Ann hospital at Algona as the result of a stroke which ' she suffered on Tuesday. Latest report is that she is in a critical condition. Called To Leland "Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Thompson were called to Leland, la.,' Tuesday morning. The letter's mother, Mrs. Carl Hauge, was in critical condition following a stroke. Mr*. Paulson Hosieu Mrs. Art Paulsen was hostess to the Modern Mixer club at her home Wednesday afternoon. Fourteen members were in attendance and responded to roll call by quoting a nursery rhyme. Mrs. Caleb Hartshorn was the honored birthday member, and Mrs.' Robert Hurt had charge of the entertainment Mrs. Caleb Hartshorn will be the March hostess. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Krause children were Sunday dinner guests at the Glen Cage home. In the afternoon, they called on the Robert Krauses at Fenton. Mr. and Mrs. Myrle Waltz of Hurt were Tuesday afternoon callers at the Alfred Godfredson home. WANT ADS BWNOa HESULTB Lost Our Lease! MUST MOVE BY FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10 NOW 20 % OFF OUR ENTIRE STOCK Includes: Water Pressure Systems 3/4 Inch Copper Pipe Lighting Fixtures Toasters, irons, Mixers, Heaters Table Radios and Other Items. OPEN NIGHTS TO 9 P.M. Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday ALL TERMS CASH Gillinghara Electric East Across From Coutrhouse There are wonderful Valentine Values' at The sixteen Diamond Ensemble, perfectly matched. Another extraordinary Diamond arrangement, perfect set 14 K. engraved wedding band. Lovely bands set with matched diamonds— $90 The popular "Feature. Lock" duet set. Toiletries Set $4.50 Contains powder, perfume, lipstick and rouge— all the famous Coty's brand, and all beautifully boxed as a Valentine's gift to herl The new wide wedding ring. $15 "Sweets" to the Sweet At Any Price You Want to Pay! Famous Norris and Pangburn's HEART CHOCOLATES In a Large Assortment of Types wouldn't b« complete without that expected >><•*•**. . and hare ot4*Mby A Giooti we have Valentine^ Blfibf love „_. ^ , one of the Meet collections ever in these two famous candy makes. All styles/of lovely boxes-many with beautiful roses, gardenias, camellias and other flowers in corsage arrangements. Cellophane wrapped. You can select any size, any type to make sure it makes a "hit" with her. UP Musical Powder Boxes $3.95 Glistening, gleaming vanity top powder boxes complete with puff. Musical Swiss tunes emanate when cover is lifted. DELTA PEARLS in Gift Case // // tax incl. Lustrous single strand pearl necklace in handsome gift box —the gift that will truly go straight to her heart. & Evening in Paris TOILETRIES SET $400 A famous Bourgois set containing a lady's talcum, rouge, lipstick, perfume, and cologne. Perfume only pictured above. Dorothy Gray Gologne $1.50 Lovely new fragrances in noted colognes by Dorothy Gray. She'll love the handsome way they come, tool Elgin-American COMPACTS $O95 Designed for the last word in compact smartness—and made of the latest word in metals- Jeweler's Bronze. Handsomely fitted. Make yom Valentine to her a Lovely Wrist Watch Expansion Bracelet $9.95 Appropriate for the season —smart expansion bracelet with heart medallion to keep her mindful of the gift-giver. Men's "Monogram" Traveler Set $1.25 Gift for a man, who like* his Valentines too. Travel- set contains he-man er cologne, after-shave talc and shave lotion. Ladies 19-Jewel Diamond "Lady Elgin". Ladies 17-Jewel Bulova with COA IK sweep hand.V* 1 !* • V Ladies 15-Jewel Elgin watch. ... $33ilD 17-Jewel Bulova for her. Has smart CCE metal band t)«K) 21-Jewel "Her Excellency" Watch, white gold with two diamond. $125 "HIS" 3-Piece Set $1.50 Shave cream, shave lotion and after-shave talc—all made to match and all in the famous "His" package. PHONE 477 LUSBY & GIOSSI We Give S & H Green Stamps—Save Them For Valuable Premiums. ALGONA

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