The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 21, 1950 · Page 14
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 14

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 21, 1950
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8—Algona Upper D« Motnes Tuesday, March 21, 1950 Hopalong Cassidy- Junior Style! Just like Hopalong Cassidy! A rayon poplin, 2-tone suit with authentic western detail. (Little Champ of Hollywood) The Suits Have It! And With Improvements For the Easter Parade . . . for warm Spring days and cool Spring evenings you'll want at least one smart suit for your wardrobe. Fullness above the waist . . . shirred and bloused bodices, lend a general softening of the suit silhouette. Dolman and unmount- ed sleeves too, give the figure a look of ease. Skirts are slim and comfortable, featuring slit hems for walking comfort; narrow, inverted pleats that break from the knee and soft, pin-pleated or shirred waistline detailing. Principal interest is focused, however, on jackets! Short jacket suits, both fitted and boxy with the shortest of them coming to an inch below the waistline and the average at hipbone Fength. Make a note to watch for the return of the "Eisenhower" jacket . . the bellhop and the lumber- jacket. Check the popularity of weskits to match or contrast classic, two-piece suits. You'll find matching toppers . . capes and boleros, teaming up with all skirts. Velvet is introduced after a long absence as dress-up trims on many jackets. Jacket hip pockets are prominent, there are double pockets, make-believe pockets and buttoned-at-the-back pockets. Torso styles are significant and make their appearance in cocktail-type and dressmaker costume suits. They are often lavish with shirring and drapery and gently follow the natural silhouette. All the new and exciting woolens are used in the suit collections . . . with gabardine still the ranking favorite . . . checked woolens are "very good this Spring" and will be shown in two-colors, window-pane checks, hounds-tooth and shepherd] checks. Worsted tweeds, shark- skins and new interpretations o; the perenially popular' birdseye fabrics, will be seen over again. For Spring—suits are significant . . . suits are simple .. . suits Nylon For Men, Inside And Out - It Has Sex Appeal! are sophisticated . suit-able for your clock wear. and all are 'round the 'No Belt' Slacks The new slacks eliminate the use of belts, suspenders or buckles by utilizing an elasticized waistband. Tiny concealed sponge rubber pads keep unruly shirt tails tucked neatly inside the trousers. Here at last are slacks which look smart, yet are the last word in comfort and serviceability. Available in a variety of fabrics and colors, the new slacks are meeting with enthusiastic response wherever shown. TYPING PAPER. Algona Uppei Des Moines, phone 1100. No longer can the fair sex claim nylon as its very own! The past year has seen this magic fabric invade the realm of men's wear so successfully, that 1950 promises to put nylon at the top as a men's faerie favorite. The reasons for its instantaneous success are varied. One of the first uses for nylon in men's wear, was in socks; today men all over the country swear allegiance to its soft, wool-like 'qualities and its ability to withstand wear to a greater extent than heretofore known. Easily washable and non-shrjnkable, nylon socks dry in much less time than wool, cotton or silk, an added conveni- that in 1950, nylon will be seen more in every type of men's apparel. ence to their wearers. In rapid succession, nylon shprts, shirts, sweaters and jackets were offered to appreciative men, and acceptance of these items was quick! Added to the long-wearing and quick-drying qualities men had found in nylon socks, the no-ironing feature proved to be a bonanza and even uomparatively high prices failed to deter men from storming accessory counters to add to their nylon collection. This season will see further applications of nylo'n to men's wear. Prompted by its initial success, manufacturers busied hemselves with new designs, new colors and new items, and laberdashers everywhere predict Grocery Shower For New Pastor, Seneca Church Seneca —: Mrs. Fred Jensen was co-hostess to the Seneca Ladies Aid at a meeting tiMhe home oi Mrs. Otto R. Jensen at Fenton, Thursday afternoon. Devotions were led by Mr. Hagen, after which Tilda Johannesen conducted the Bible Study mission. A skit was given b,y Mesdames Olaf Oftedahl, Ole Petersen, Lawrence Johannesen, John Johannesen, and Herman Gielenfeldt. Many articles for babies layettes were brought by the members, which are to be sent to foreign mission fields. The new pastor and wife were pleasantly surprised, when Aid members presented them with a grocery shower. Guests present included Mesdames Ed Jensen and Benzan of Algona; Calvin Jensen of Armstrong; also Mrs. Roy Jensen, Mrs. Russel Jensen and children, and Miss Tena Jensen. Homemakers Meet Fifteen Seneca homemakers gathered at the Clarence Osborn home, Monday 1 afternoon, where a follow-up lesson on Personal Grooming was presented by Mesdames John Streucker and Henry Looft, Plans were made for a follow- up meeting to be given on the. last homemakers training school, w.hich was held at Hurt, Friday afternoon, the subject, matter being Home Ground Improvement. Mrs. C. C. Voight will be hostess at this follow-up meeting, the date to be announced later. At the close of the meeting refreshments were served by Mesdames Millen Jensen and A. H. Speth. Homemakers present in addition to the hostesses included Mrs. Martin Wilberg, Mrs. C. C. Voight, Mrs. Earl Crouch, Mrs. Lester Osborn, Mrs. Virgil Moore, Mrs. August Gable, Mrs. Fred Brown, Mrs. Melvin Nielsen, Mrs. John Streucker, Mrs. Cassie Klocko, and Mrs. Henry Looft. Seneca Farm Bureau • There was a large attendance at the Seneca Township Farm Bureau meeting held at the Cassie Klocko home Tuesday evening. A program was given, consisting of a skit by Dorothy Oftedahl and Madonna Doocy; vocol solo, Raymond Wilberg; reading, Gail Kauffman; vocal duet, Phyllis Kauffman and Patty Doocy. Fred Brown spoke on current farm problems. Millen Jensen reported DANCE, SAT. MAR. 25 MALEKS Accordion Band Adm. 75e tax incl. PALLADIUM Mason City, Iowa West edge of city limits on new paving between highways 18 and 106 YOUR KITCHEN is the busiest room in the house . . . and it should be arranged lo save steps, to save time and lo make work easier. At Cowan Building Supply you'll find all the necessities of a modern kitchen . . . ranges, refrigerators, freesers, small appliances. Won't you come in to see them? COWAN BLDG SUPPLY 210 East State St. the boys Mrs, Koft on The women's program. County Extension Director A. L. Brown presented films on the corr i borer, and livestock and meat production and marketing. In charge of the evening's program and refreshments were Mr. and Mrs. Claude Johnson We Add to Your Savings, Too Besides the security of fader- ally insured safety to $5,000, savings accounts here earn liberal dividends twice a year. Watch those figures add up on your passbook when you form the habit of regular saving! Start now. HOME FEDERAL SAVINGS & fcOAN ASSOCIATION Earnings paid each 6 months Algona. Iowa j NOW you can have the at ZENDER'S you will find names like • CHAMP HATS • STETSON HATS • CROSBY SQUARE SHOES • MUNSINGWEAR • GAME & LAKE SPORTSWEAR • PENDLETON OF THE WEST • SEA ISLAND SPORTSWEAR • HICKOK BELTS & JEWELRY style workmanship distinction of true Kuppenheimer quality SPRING 1950 gives you i the nice things in LIFE from ZENDER'S! you'll take pride in owning pleasure in wearing ... ARROW'S SPRING ENSEMBLES of shirts, ties, and handkerchiefs to match ZENDER'S ENTERING OUR 28th YEAR OF QUALITY CLOTHING The Pioneer Store for Men

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