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i-Alpona Upper De« Molnei Tuesday, February 28, 1950 LOCALS Mr. and Mrs. Andr Phillips visited the letter's parents, Mr and Mrs. R. L. Moore, at Hurt Tuesday. Mrs. Esther Hanna spent Sunday at Forest City with her friends, Mr. and Mrs. Helmer Swensen. Mrs. Cjrdney Laird spent the weekend at Des Moines with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Barnes. Mrs. Louise Peter wes visited Friday by her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Luedtke of Lone Rock. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Lindhorst were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Andy Phillips last week Monday evening. The time was spent playing canasta. Lauia Mitchell and Mrs. Fred Plumb have as a guest their sister, Mrs. Doris Reeves of Brainerd, Minn., who is making an extended visit here. Mrs. frank Schallin has returned from Savannah, Mo., where she had been receiving treatment at a clinic. Mrs. H. F. Mittag went at the same time and is much improved. She is expected home in a couple of weeks. Mr. end Mr*. Richard Meehan Were visited Thursday by the former's brother, Edward of La- inoojL who was doing some cross country solo flying. Mrs. Leighion Misbach and daughter Mary have returned from Des Moines where they spent a few days with Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Carlson, her parents. Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Behrends had as guests Sunday, Feb. 19. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Heetland anc daughter Joyce of Renwick. Mr Heetland is a brother of Mrs Behrends. The visitors spent the evening and were supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Pentecost, parents of Mrs. Heetland. Mrs. Allice Phillips, former Al- gonian, who is spending the winter with a brother, Mack Wise, at Mason City,* is now at Mapleton, Minn., assisting in the household work while Mrs. Dorothy Steven, her sister, is convalescing from a fall. Last week Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Andy Phillips and Andra Lou, Mr. and Mrs. James Stebbins and Alice Jean, Mrs. Nell Oppheim, another sister of Mrs. Phillips, of Sexton, and Mr. md Mrs. Milton McBride of Des Moines, spent the day at Mrs. Steven's. Andra Lou remained 'or a visit of a week, and was wrought home Sunday by her parents. Mrs. Jess Reynolds and daughter Barbara returned Friday from a few days' visit at Ft. Dodge with Mr. and Mrs. Leland See berger, her brother-in-law anc sister. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Lewis and Jane went to Corwith Wednesday evening to see the showing of the picture, "The Missing Christians," at the Baptist church there. Mr. and Mrs. M. J. McCall spent last week at Des Moines visiting their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. James Griffith, and attending the "Skating Vanities." Mr. and Mrs. Roger Phillips and daughters, Shirley and Mrs. Rex. Voyles, sbent from last week Thursday till Monday at Ottumwa visiting Mrs. Rose Phillips, mother of Roger, and Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Park, brother-in- law and sister of Mrs. Phillips. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Munger had as guests a week ago Sunday Mrs. Neva Munger and Shirley of Spencer, Mrs. Fred Ganger and Nancy Sue, and Mr. and Mrs. Don Munger and son Warner, of Peterson. This week Sunday, they had as guests Mr. and Mrs. Robert Truelson, Sharon and Mary Jane of West Bend. Mrs. Neva Munger, Mrs. Ganger, and Don Munger are mother, sister, and brother of Robert. Mrs. Truelson is a sister of Mrs. Munger. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Voting- blood had as guests last week Sunday Mr. and Mrs. P. C. Peterson of Churdan, mother of MK Youngblood. and her husbaftd. Mr. and Mrs. Edw. WUMfts rf turned Thursday from a vacation- of several weeks iff Texas, Flori* da, and other points. Mrs. Wilkins plans to resume her work at the beauty shop April 1. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Otl had as guests last week Sunday the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ott of Hartley, and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Schmidt of Everly, The visitors also tpent some time with Mr. and Mrs. Orlan Ott. .. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Pettigrew were visited Friday by the latter's parents, Mr. and Bfrs. Edw. Pergande of LuVerne. Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Pettigrew arid son Paul were dinner guests at the parental Pergande home. PHONE 229 Announcemenf OWNERSHIP ^^ ^H Spilles Hardware NEW iifiiii^^ Mercy's job never ends for your Red Cross! To give solace to the sorrowful .... extend help and hope to the many casualties of life's grim battles .... is the job of mercy that goes on and on ... to your Red Cross Kossuth County Red Cross Campaign-March 6 Through 11 o the people of Algona, and surrounding community, we wish to announce our purchase of the Spilles Hardware store. In making this announcement, we want first of all to express our appreciation for the opportunity of coming to Algona, and joining in the business life of this fine community. We wish, in taking over ownership of the Spilles Hardware, to issue a hearty welcome to all the many customers and friends of Leo Spilles to make this their hardware shopping headquarters. We beg your indulgence for a day or so more, because we are somewhat "torn up" . . . and have a good deal of new merchandise arriving and being unpacked. The store itself is undergoing reorganizing and remodeling. We will, however, be open for business on the morning of Wednesday, March 1, and our remodeling should be completed within the next ten days. We intend to make this the most pleasant place to shop for the finest in hardware needs at lowest prices. Sincerely, HALL-STRAHORN HDWE. Algona Iowa PM *********** N ow that the sale of Spilles Hardware to the Hall-Strahorn Hdwe., has been completed, I want to take this opportunity to thank all the many friends and customers who have given us such wonderful patronage during the past six years. I regret that ill health has made it impossible for me to continue on in an enterprise that has meant much to me over the past years. Mr, K. R. Strahorn, one of the new owners, has been with us here in the store for some days, taking inventory, etc. I can most heartily recommend him to you for his complete and thorough knowledge of this business, and for his enthusiasm for being a part of the Algona community. I hope to see and thank many of you in person, for the friendship extended to 010 and this store in'the past, . . and I wqflt you all tp know that it has been fully appreciated. Sincerely, LEO SPILLES '«•*< . unjoin! luiiiiiuiiaiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiii.