The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 21, 1950 · Page 9
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 9

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 21, 1950
Page 9
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Whittemore Plans A New Generator Whittemore —. At a special meeting of the Town Council last week, Theodore Ke'ene was awarded the contract for the new addition to the municipal power plant. The addition is necessary to make room for the new generator to be installed this summer. Construction is to be of glazed tile, both on the exterior and interior. It will extend 18 feet to the west from the present structure, and will be 34 feet wide. Work will begin as soon as the frost comes out of the ground. SENECA NEWS Surprise Parly Mr. and Mrs. Herman Gielenfeldt were pleasantly surprised Wednesday evening when the Dettman Nielsens and the Lyle Englands dropped in to spend the evening with them. The self-invited guests also brought refreshments with them which were enjoyed late in the evening. 4-H Club Met The Seneca Progressive Farmers 4-H club members and their dads attended the. last Tractor Maintenance school held at the Linde Implement Co. at Swea City, Thursday evening. Dads in attendance from Seneca included Francis Foley, J. H. Jensen, Earl Crouch, Clarence Osborn, Charles Boever, Henry Looft, Eugene Petersen, Cassie Klocko, and Virgil Moore. Also the club leaders, Ted Jensen and Millen Jensen. A Swansdown worsted wears a gracious air; dlstmction to the long - but: One Reason Why Beaches & Pools Will Be Popular Just The Thing For Sunday Wear Here is a handsome slack suit for boys of all ages in rayon and wool sharkskin. Comfort, Variety In Men's Clothes With casual, comfortable clothes for men being promoted by smart dressers everywhere, the average man now searches his wardrobe for possible combinations to lend variety to his everyday wardrobe. A boon to clothing-weary budgets is the three-piece combination now being featured by many men's wear departments. Consisting of a two-piece suit, with a pair of contrasting slacks, the outfit can be worn in several different ways for business or sports. By wearing the coat of one suit with the trousers of another, and varying slacks, sweaters, sport shirts and sport coats, the man with an average wardrobe can create the effect of a much more extensive one and be well- dressed at all times. THIRTY YEARS Katheryn Dunn of Lone Tree has rounded out 30 years of service us telephone operator there. During that time she has taken no vacations and estimates the calls she has placed as being up in the millions. Sweaters Now In High Society Sweaters go out of the sport world into high society, and fashion prophesies their popularity with everything from shorts to evening- skirts. Many dresses, blouses and playclothes are sweater-touched with ribbing. Sweaters have a new blouse'and packet look . . . making their debut in fancy knits, zephyr yarns, boucle and metallic wool jersey. Wool knit cardigans matched to dresses . . . cool-cut sweaters in sleeveless and decollete styling for a wonderful fashion vogue that makes every woman ... a potential sweater girl! IF IT'S NEWS WE WANT ITI PERSONAL service a something we at Cowan Building Supply like lo give away. It doesn't cost us anything to help you with your home decorating problems, and we can save you time and trouble by pointing out the easy way to get things done. Won't you come in and try us out? COWAN BLDG SUPPLY 210 East State St. No matter how much a woman may talk, it's not entirely wasted bseaib if she is telling ol the values and style* available at our store. Mrs. J. W. Bollig is a patient at the Holy Family hospital at Es- thcirville. suffering with virujs pneumonia. Reports are that she is recuperating slowly and will be hospitalized for a longer time than had been anticipated. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Kracht are the parents of a babv daughter born recently at the Holy Family hospital at Esthcrvillc. The Krachts now have a family of two children, a son, David, being two years of age. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Osborn entertained at a "500" party at their home Thursday evening. "500" was played at three tables with high prizes going to Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Baldwin and low prizes to Herman Gielenfeldt and Mrs. Dettman Nielsen. Caleb Hartshorn \yon the travel prize. Guests included Mr. and Mrs. Claude Johnson. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Gielenfeldt, Mr. and Mrs. Caleb Hartshorn, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Baldwin, and Mr. and Mrs. Dettman Nielsen. Tuesday, March 21, 1950 Algeria Upper Dei Maine*—3 TWINS Mort Coppess and his twin sister, Mrs. Harlan Miller, both of Stanwood, observed their 76th anniversaries recently. OFFICE SUPPLIES, Kos- sulh county's largest stock. The Algona Upper Dei Moines, in the NEW newspaper building. Pharmacy I Faltering Jolene Pump in soft brown kid $8.95 Gotham Gold Stripe, lovely sheer 54 gauge, ankle flattering • $1.75 Classic pull-on cape skin glove white, beige $3.95 Look forward to a season of wonderful clothes . . . that make the most of exciting new fabrics, and employ every fashion trick to flatter you) The new styles have a freshness and prettiness you'll love . . . and your fashion dollar buys more than ever, in everything that's smart for Spring! Sheen gabardine suit with hip-accenting, double-breasted jacket above a slender skirt. $34.50 Slimming straight coat with a parade of buttons up front and sleeves. Worsted wool. $39.50 Jeweltoned print dress in rayon crepe with picture • frame neckline, tucked skirt. $14.95 Forward and upward slanted bonnet of natural straw and navy blue fabric. $5.95 Fancy strap sandel-blue kid with platform sole $8.95 Pure silk scarfs—small one 49c- medium size $1.00—large ones at $1.98 Colorful prints. Lace with crepe—batiste and Swiss or nylon crepe—white and colors $3.50

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