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The Algona TTpper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, Jan. 4,1934 fUje Algona Hipper Jie* ;flftof tie* • North Dodge Street HAOOABD * WALLER, WbUahew. IfeMfwd tt Second Cl*» matter at the jwetofflee at Alfona, low*, under act of congress of March 9,1870. ^ Issued Weekly. SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN KO88UTH CO.: One Tear, In Advance $3.00 MX Months, in Advance ,. 129 Three Months, in Advance JO Subscriptions Outside County, $2.60 per year, strictly in advance. Subscriptions Payable in Advance. DISPLAY ADVERTISING, 80o PER INCH Composlton ,6 cents per Inch extra. odds and ends "Let the people know the trntLi and the cenntry l« safe.'—Abraham Lincoln A TEAR OF OPPOBTDNTTT Nineteen hundred and thirty-four offeni a year of opportunity unsurpassed in modern times. In the sphere of government, 1934 will mark either successful establishment or the removal of ideas which have hitherto been only the fond dreams of what our more conservative friends are Inclined to call "radical." WKh a socialistic principle beng adopted of passing out the fruits of human labor to the many instead of concentrating it in the hands of the few, the purchasing power of the public Is being greatly increased. This offers a field for the manufacturer and the retail store which has been closed to him for the past several years—a field which he will welcome back. From a business standpoint, persons who have gone without what they needed for the past few years, may find themselves able to buy, and they will buy. Commerce should show a consistent gain. The American public has decided It does not care to be buffaloed by politclam, statesmen or any other civic leader. It has shown a tendency to appreciate having the truth thrown its way; it is thinking more cleerly and from a better foundation of bedrock than was the case a few years back. Hardships and a depression have erased the rosy halo of self-satisfaction and substituted a desire for improvement in every line of endeavor, and 1934 should see some of these ambitions fulfilled. Welcome, young fellow, and when you leave us a year hence, we sincerely hope you will be able to truthfully cay that we havo made the most of the opportunities you •re offering us. ALL IN A FEW MONTHS Back in March, 19S3, Labor, Capital, Banking and the General Public might have been likened to a quartet of patients hi a hospital. Labor was so sick it couldn'b even reach for a medicine bottle. Business was almost too woe begon to criticize. The Banking circle was confronted with paralyais and the General Public felt itself caught with sleeping sickness. But we must be convalescing. Just like a patient who begins to recover his old time energy, and wants to get out of bed before the dodtor thinks he ia ready, Labor, Capital, Banking and other lines are feeling the urge to get into the scramble again. And they are doing it, with the result that some of these conferences, etc. have degenerated into pure dog fights. In ten months, the sick patients have convalesced to the point where they can again fight each other— which to a pretty good sign of recovery. People are still demanding a change. The only difference is thai some are demanding * Change to the changes. • • * Some friend of the office sent in a velly funny Chinese joke, dealing with a person named Tu Yung Tu . . . the Joke will be explained upon request, but one of the planks in otir 1934 Journalistic platform deals with a greater amount of caution in regard to what is printed, and we feel that under the circumstances discretion is the better part of valor ... we appreciate the thought, however. « • * The only thing that some of the critics seem to be sure about the question of rubber dollars and controlled currency is what they think of It. • • • Frank Seller had a strange request made of him . . . a youthful relative was asked what he wanted for Christmas, and the little fellow replied he wanted a stovepipe hat. • • • Simile: As popular as Anthony Advene. • » « After some lapse of time, it has come to our attention that Cecil Benner, former telephone employee here, now at Humboldt, was the victim of a good Joke . . . our local briefs writer was Informed that Cec had been promoted to an "unpunctual" clerk at Humboldt, and as none of us are overly familiar with telephone company parlance, it went into print thai way ... it now comes to light that Cec is a "commercial" clerk and testman . . . which Is something else again ... Of course It was only natural, knowing Cec as we do, that we thought there might possibly be some grain of truth to the former title, and then again, as we view his punctuality In keeping Algona dates, we should have known that the title of "unpunctual" did not apply to him . . . at any rate, what a whale of a dlfferenceono word will make. • • • A true story Is told of a local man, who was offered two samples of whiskey by a friend Just back from Chicago ... he could have either bottle ... he tasted both of them, and picked out the bottle which contained moonshine whiskey . . . the other contained real bonded stuff . . . maybe that's Just another advertisement for the lasting effect Templeton will have after repeal. • • * Yoo Hoo, Senator I—"Nobody opposes a change with such stubborn indignation us the guys who made a change necessary."—Ted CocX. • • • Famous Last Line—And I hereby reabolve. . . . OTHER EDITORS A BIGGER AND BETTER WAR The first universal, scientific war curve, plotting 903 major wan since 500 years before Christ, shows that the tate war was eight tunes bigger than all the other wars rolled into one. AH of ancient Greece, of Rome and ten centuries of Europe's eight foremost fighting nations dwindle before the 1914-1919 conflict. Austria had 131 wan, France 185, Holland 23, Spain 79, England 176, Germany 24, Italy 32 and Russia 151 In the span of their existence. Considering the World War and Its staggering superiority to all other warlike attempts, one can readily un- dentaffjf why >t la so necessary for all the nations today to spend bi|it<>ni and billions for armament. With such a great war as the }*st one on the record, It is necessary to have more gun* and morg equipment if we are to surpass the record of 1914-1919. ffH JP ust m » ke cu* nwrt war bigger and better than tyer. Capable Leadership Storm Lake Pilot-Tribune: So far as we are concerned personally, we have no fault to find with Clyde Herring. He's a democrat and we're reubllcan, but that doesn't blind us to the fact that he Is giving Iowa a mighty good demonstration of leadership. • • • Corn-Hog Ramon Webster City Journal: There Is talk that a few farmers who refuse to sign the corn-hog reduction contract are figuring on increasing their corn acreage, hoping to profit by better prices because of the reduced acreage planted by others. Whether or not there Is any truth in these reports the Freeman-Journal doesn't know, but it does know that farmers who plant more corn than usual in the hope of profiting by the reductions made by others do not have the general welfare of farming interests at heart. If such tactics are rcaorted to farmers of the neighborhood can make It very unpleasant for the ones guilty of such methods and may do so. • * • Extravagant Government Salaries Eagle Grove Eagle: Senator Dickinson gives out the Information that the Agricultural Adjustment Act coats annually in salaries $7,118.740. The salaries range from $10,000 to $5300 a year. The senator makes no comment only that he thinks the information should be given to the public. In times like the present such salaries for that service will appear to most people as the extreme of criminality. They are far in excess of the necessity for such service and wholly without any justification, and la entirely aside from what is spent in the administration of the act. There are 3,704 having jobs at these exorbitant salaries. ODD THINGS AND NEW-By Lame Bode SMOKERS, . DANGEROUS/ ' Op I7SS FOREST FIRES IN NEW YORK STATE LAST YEAR, W6R6 CAUSED BY SMOKERS. LONGER JUMPING BEANS* THE MEXICAN MINISTRY OP AGRICULTURE is TRYING TO DEVELOP A JUMPING BEAN THAT WILL JUMP LONGER; MOVEMENTS OP A TINY MOTH LARVA IN THE H LOW SHELL CAUSES '" THE JUMPING. X- RAY SNAPSHOTS A NEW X-RAY TUBE TAKES A SNAPSHOT j IN '/,000 , SECOND. . cam. On their way home they stopped at Dubuoue and Hkader. A number of friends of Harvey Balgeman surprised him Friday eveninir « the OeorjW Balgeman horn*. The «vent Was Mr. Balgeman's birthday. Mr, and Mrs. Carl Hansen and their daughters, Joan tod Beverly Spent the holidays la Des Moines with Mrs. Hansen's pawnts, Mr. and Mrs. Gude. Mr. and Mrs. George Schroeder and family and Mr. and Mrs. John Schroeder and family of Burt spent New Years with Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Bartlett. Mrs. Tom Weir and daughters. Thom- aslne and Rosemary returned home after spending a week visiting Mrs. Isabella Marshall and family of Whlt- in«r. EARL ELBERT AND GENEVA WALTERS OF WmiTEMORE UNITE IN MARRIAGE The Man About Town Says THl? ELMUR FELLOW Where's Elmer? We'd like to find him. Anybody vho can so completely take the minds of a great American public from their trials and tribulations long enough to start a nation-wide search for him, Is, In our humble opinion, some gent. And why not have a little fun? While we scramble for the possession of worldly goods, and vie with each other in the marts of trade, we need an occasional tonic of laughter and nonsense, and if Elmer is the boy who can supply these needs, someone should fix him up with a Carnegie medal. So if you see Elmer, send him over our way. We'd like to meet the fellow. An editor in Ohio was lost while hunting and went ten days without food. That's a long tune, even for an editor. Again* Hog Price* Esthervllle News: More than 9.000 farmers In half a dozen counties in Illinois have pledged to sell no more hogs direct to packers. Such a movement Is sweeping the middle western states. There is a bill before the Iowa legislature calculated to stop direct buying and It very likely may be passed. It is up to the fanners, however, to register their protest against the direct bying system and against the packers' high handed tactics in taking the processing tax out of the farmer Instead of the consumer. Some of tha local farm leaders have been talking of organizing a meeting to discuss the hog marketing system and what can be done about it. The leaders should get busy, and bring a well Informed speaker to BstherviUe. If Iowa and the other principal hog producing states will protest loudly enough and demand that the disastrous marketing practices be stopped the sooner federal action may be expected. Three-Course Breakfast was Served at Home of Bride's Parents Afterward Almee Semple McPherson Is worth a million. Almee believer in saving something besides souls. AT THE STATE CAPITAL THIS WEEK By Rep. A. H. Bonnstetter State House, December 30th: I stated in a previous letter that House File No. 180, a bill which seeks to separate the Iowa State Farm Bureau from the extension department of Iowa State Agricultural College, Is vigorously op- poaed by the Farm Bureau officials. The organization was perfected in the year 1019. At that time its efforts were directed along three lines: educational, social and legislative. Later the service department was added to the setup. The educational ^oartment was almost entirely sponcTea by the extension department of the Iowa State Agricultural College. It touched every phase of agricultural activity and although it Is said "that this program contributed to over production" I still feel that its value cannot be questioned. Quality farm products and efficiency in producing them became the slogan and In order to thoroughly appreciate the progress made along this ijim we need only uicture what conditions the farm would be without wetd eradication, fruit tree Hrayicg, hen culling, cow testing associations, thu UcLaln county hog raising system, fcoil correction, knowing the value of legumes, women's work, 4-H club work, etc. Every farmer in the state has consciously or unconsciously adopted one or more of the projects and many of them do cot stop to think that all of these ideas were made available through the extension service. The social side of the Farm Bureau also had its value. It went hand in hand with the educational program and it contributed in a very material way in bringing people of diSereiit communities more closely together. I know that I cuntacttd many people who are DOW my be£t friends in Ju&t this way and I am sure that others have bad the same experience. The legislative and service divisions of the Farm Bureau, however, did not bring about such happy results. The Farm Bureau has always boasted that It was a non-political farm organization. The truth is thai no organization is non-political that endeavors to sponsor a legislative program. Any attempt to advance such a program requires 1 contact with politicians and this im| mediately places the organization in ! politics. | In Iowa the Farm Bureau is viewed with suspicion from a political standpoint by many people. This suspliJ- ous feeling has been aroused throughout the state because for years past its leaders have been appointed to lucrative federal positions and because the organization's Influence is felt in many county elections. The fact that the Farm Bureau is largely supported by public funds, places it in a position where it cannot ! consistently sponsor a legislative pro\ gram which is beneficial to a particular group at the expense of otiier groups. The same thing can be said with reference to political parties. The service department of the Farm Bureau has also contributed greatly to , its unpopularity. It indulges in selling I insurance, lime, commercial fertilizers, chemicals, mineral mixtures, oil, etc. How can anyone blame a taxpayer operating a private enterprise for resenting the tactics employed by an organ ization which reaches into the pockets of taxpayers to maintain Itself and tr,(-n uses funds so derived to compete with these private enterprises in a business w&y? ihc time has come when the Farm Bureau must bt- separated from the extension service. The Bureau's relationship to this department is now and has been for a few years past strictly of a parasitic nature. (At the present time the Farm Bureau la attempting to ride on tne corn-hog program). Many people have for the past few years paid their membership fees to trie Bureau because they were interested in 4-H club work and other extension service. The county agent devoted a good share of his time to memtoershlD work because a certain number of members was ne- cessarp In order to make the county eligible for appropriations and his job was at stake. If House File No. 180 becomes a law the following will be accomplished: 1. All features of value In the present set up will be retained. 2. All features that disrupt the harmony of existing farm organization will be eliminated. 3. The cost of carrying out the plan will not exceed the cost of the present setup. 4. The county agent will devote all his time in service to all the people of the county. 5. The extension department need no longer be embarrassed by any action of the Farm Bureau. 6. The Farm Bureau will be requlr- td to stand on its own feet. This U the greatest blessing that can come to the organization. It will be placed on equal footing with other farm organizations and simply means that henceforth legislative as well as other programs can be sponsored by the members, without fear or embarrassment. The extersion service and the farm bureau are not affiliated in Indiana Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Missouri and Kansas. In Minnesota the county agent, is optional. It appears that agriculture is facina controlled production for some time. Henry Wallace selected the extension department to carry out this program. It k> up to us to put our home In order so this proposition can be carried to a successful conclusion. Sincerely. A. H. Bonnstetter. The new year brought happiness to many Algnolans with Dutch Lorenz re. ceiving honors as the merriest. When Dutch laughs everyone laughs, he knows ow to do it. • • • One of the feature* of the holiday week was Horace Clapsaddle trying to dance. He is still looking for an able lintructor. When applying leave all necctlea at home. GlrU! Glrii! Or one firl Bill Steele la in our oolnlon the best dressed man in town and that makes him one of the handsomest (?). • • • j If the girls only knew. Two of the Swift employees who are eav Lotharios, wltl.v sweethearts In near distant towniL are making a hit by showing offlier} Birtrt employees their letter* Supposedly love letters. Epistles are dealv.- Take heed of what you write. • • • Two little fellowi, neither of whom has reached the age o? five, living on East State and Call streets have already an epoch in their lives, relating to worldly affairs. Unbeknown to their mothers an irate neighbor took them from their play and placed them in front of the city marshal!. Justice must be served, someone said. It seems that the boys could not be shooed away from the neighbors lawn. • • • A picture and chut of an old automobile, perhaps a quarter of a century old was found In the band room. It is on display at the Smoke Shop and has caused considerable discussion. Andy Fqrter luw IMened for two weeks to the tad plight of Adrian Sterling because Adrian's wife wanted to go to Webster City. Adrian's car went wrong and had to be towed ia on the flnt sub-zero day. Twice in the past six months he has driven his car. The other tune was in the great dust storm- Do yon know th»t Art Helberg U an expert bridge player? And we saw the picture "Murder at Bridge." « « • F»t Cullen, tha* likeable MM of the Whlttemore postmaster, who clerks at the Boston, store, doesn't spend his nights in Algona. They are divided between Whittemore, Emmetsburg and Esthervllle. That's a job for any good man. Wonder if he needs help in making a decision? In walking paMt Joe Greenberg's one can tell that there are a few lew wild animals in the country. The common cold is a pest but In the next trip by Joe'* it will be a Meaning for stopped up nostrils. Tbc Norton LBBtber Co. gave away candy to the kids before Christmas. Nearly 1500- of them partook of the kindness. Milton was puzzled to know where they all came from. He didnt realize that some of the bovs and girls, whom were marked with chalk on the back of their coats, had more than one coat. That proves that Milton and Bill are like the rest—never too old to learn. Whlttemore: Wednesday morning at St. Michael's church occurred the marriage of Earl Elbert and Geneva Walters. Father Hyland DerformlnK the single ring ceremony. The attendants were Mr. and Mrs. Leo Walters. The bride's dress was a light navy blue transparent velvet with white velvet accessories to match. Her bouauet was Talisman roses and babv breath. The bridesmaid's dress was blue crene with white accessories. Her bouauet was Dink carnations and bronze snandra- gons. The men wore dark suits. Mrs. Elbert is the only daughter of Mrs. Helen Walters. Since here graduation from Presentation academy in 1923 she has been a rural teach. Mr. Elbert is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Elbert of Letts Creek, a very successful farmer. A three course break- *ast was served at the bride's home. Guests at the dinner were oarents. brothers and sisters. Leonard Locbach Is on the sick list this week. Mrs. Alice Calry and Mrs. Ray Oliver were in Alteon* Saturday. ' Ray Elbert began duties of the janitor at the academy January 1. Mrs. Marv Brogan visited Mr. and Mrs. Harry Green at Fairmont. Rev. C. P. Sweeney of Fort Dodge spent a few days visiting friends. Jerome Rooney of Cameron. Missouri, visited friends last Wednesday. Viola Balgeman is in Algona car- ng for Mrs. John McGulre and baby. Jean. Paul Hahn of Mollne. Illinois, visited tola parents. Mr. and Mrs. Otto Hahn. Mr. and Mrs. M. K. Cullen and fam- Iv spent Christmas with A. Strelt of Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Frost arrived from Missouri for a visit with Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Frost. H. 8. Dailey has suffered considerable oaln as the result of running a nail in his left wriat. Rose Ann Holtzbauer of Algona spent a few days visiting her friend. Catherine O'Brien. Eileen O'Brien of Algona sotnt Sunday and Monday with her mother. Mrs. Catherine O'Brien. Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Cavanaugh spent Christmas with Mr. and Mrs. Bert Ootch at Humboldt. Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Butler and daueh- er. Ruth Ann of Algona visited with friends here Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Sollies and daughter of Algona scent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. John Bellies. Frank Behnke of Webster City ia home for a week's visit with Mr. and Mrs. Albert Behnke. Mr. and Mrs. Ray W. Oliver spent Christmas with Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Gmelin at Maton City. Ruth Balgeman returned to Sheffield to resume her teaching duties after a week's vacation. A number of relatives surnrtsed Wm. Ruseh. ST.. Thursday evening, it being his 77th birthday. Mr. and Mr*. Arthur Balmar and family of Dolliver scent New Yean with Mr. and Mrs. John Meine. Mr. and Mrs. 8. J. Hayes and son. Jackie, scent Christmas with Mr. and Mrs. John Steil of Emmetsburg. Mr. and Mrs. Joe McTigue and family of Emmetsburg scent Christmas with Mr. and Mrs. J. 8. Cullen. Mr. and Mrs. Bernard O'Brien and family spent New Years with Mr. and The LuVerne basketball teams defeated the academy teams recently. The boy's score was 19 to 17 and the girls' score 27 to 23. Bunt. Rossman was the referee. During the cold spell last week the water nines at the academy froze and did considerable damage. Manv new ulpes had to be installed to replace the damage. Frank Conlon was called to Sioux City Sunday by the death of his brother. William. He accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Mike Conlon of Enunetsburg to Sioux City. Patricia Weir. R. N.. returned home from Wayne. Nebraska, where she was called a week aso to care for her nephew. Gene Littleton, who was operated on for appendicitis recently. Mesdames Oliver, Fleming. Bartlett. Burdine. Hansen and Ella Burke attended a benefit bridge party at the home of Mrs. E. J. Butler Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Hansen received hlsh prize. Mrs. Alice Calry entertained at a dinner nartv Wednesday evening. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Leo Swanson. Mr. and Mrs. John Uhlenhake. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Oliver. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hansen. and Dr. and Mrs. H. E. Woodward. Mrs. Leo Swanson entertained five tables of bridge Sunday evening at watch party, it being Mr. Swansons birthday. Mrs. Evelyn Hansen and Ralph Bartlett received high prizes and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Oliver received travel nrlzes. Lawrence Brenden of Sloan and Isabelle Marshall of Whiting were married nt Emmetsburg Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Brenden Is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Weir. Mr. and Mrs. Brenden wll! live on a farm near Sloan after March 1st. The card nartv snonsored by the Rosary society held at the academy Tuesday evening was largely attended. Wm. Mueller and Mrs. Leo Waldscl T>:dt v on the high five hundred nrlzes. Jtrs. Martin Elschled and Raloh Elbert won high nrlzes in bridge. Lucille and Edmund O'Brien went to Iowa City to spend Christmas with then- sister. Mary Alma. They were accomnanied as far as Montezuma with Mr. and Mrs. Ray L. Burdine and their daughter, Betty, who snent Christmas with Mrs. Burdlne's mother. Mrs. Anna Carl. J. V. Elbert and Mrs. Dora Pitcock (Dora Hoffman) of Eagle Grove, returned from Bowdle. South Dakota, where they went tn attend the funeral of Adam Hoffman. Mr. Hoffman Hv- here a number of year ago. He was 73 years old. He suffered a light stroke ast soring and never {regained MB strength. The doll contest which was carried on for the oast six weeks, closed Saturday evening, December 23rd. There were fifteen dolls given away. The fifteen little misses to receive dolls were EmaUne Allg, Ruth Ann Mueller. Mary Jean Braatz. Alice Zumach. Helen Buter. Teresa Kollasch. Margaret Barber. Lois Kelly. Mary Wlnke.1. Phyllis Els- chled. Marian Haa*. Joan BMmman, Marjorie nbert. Qervmlse FarreU and Anna G. Calry. About forty young oeonle were entertained by Eldora Dau at the home of her mother. Mrs. Anna Dau Thursday evening. The evening's entertainment began with a Movie Star contest, which was won by Herman Behnke. then five hundred was olaved. The high score prizes were won bv Herbert Vaudt and Bertha Vaudt. and the low wore orises by Lester Baas and Matilda Vaudt. The prize for the best costume &nd manner was won bv Herbert Zumach. Announcement of the marriage of Deletes Finnell and Elmer Jensen has been made to their Whittemore friends and relatives. Their marriage took place August 21 in Minnesota. Mrs. Jensen is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Finnell. Sr. She has been a teacher at Rock Palls since comolet- ing her college course. Mr. Jensen la the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jensen of Mason City. Mr. and Mrs. Jensen will make their home on a farm near Mason City. Among those from out of town to spend Christmas in Whlttemore were: Irene Esser and Mr. and Mrs. Leo Baser of Des Moines with Mr. and Mrs. Albert Esser. Mr. and Mrt. Stephen Cole and son. Gerald of Cedar Palls with Mr. and Mrs. J. a Cullen, Gertrude Parrell. student nurse at St. Paul and Mr. and Mn. Willis FarreU of Wa- S&Sff*-*^ 2 ^^ ^ Mrs. W. F. ---—-rji. ent at low* City, wlto. and Helen Farren witn rell. Dr. L. R. Potter of Schaller and the Potter families here spent Monday wlu* Mrs L. E. Potter in Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Lillian Kuecher Brvin Kuecteerj iM wtre callers Friday evening at the E. C. Potter home. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Gardner and son of Bancroft were guesta Sunday and Christmas at the L. A. Potter home. Roland Sabln spent last week several days with his grandmother. Mrs. Estel- Ja Sabln and had dentist work done. Grover Reid and family of Whltte- more were guests Sunday at the J. F. Cook home and on Monday at the M. L. Dutton home. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Miner and their children of Storm Lake spent Christmas eve with Mrs. Miner's mother. Mrs. L. E. Potter, returning home Monday af- iernoon. Mr. and Mrs. Merwln Footejof Hastings. Nebraska. Mr. and Mrs. M- E. Wooster and Mrs. Cora Virgin of Algona and Mr. and Mrs. John Sjmott were guests Christmas at the Clere Stewart home. Mr. and Mrs. Fernley Runchey and Dolnh Miller were euests Christmas at the Albert Grosenbach home at Sexton. Messrs and Mesdames P. L. Miller and the E. O. Wllklns were at tie L. L. Wellendorf home in AlgOna. Miss Mildred Clayton of Mason City was here a week ago Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Clavton and Jean went on Sunday to Charles City to spend Christmas with Mr. and Mrs. Stiles. Ther returned Tuedsav evening of last week. Lvle, youngest son of Mr. and Mm. Wm. Runchey and Miss Doris Remstw. students of Mornlngslde College to Sioux city, came Saturday evenlna and returned Tuesday. They and Win Runchev spent Christmas at the John Miters home at Fenton. Mrs. B. H. Potter went last week Wednesday to the home of her daughter. Mrs. Alvin Nelson in Rlngsted. On Thursday a babv boy was born to the Nelsons. The little one lived only a short time. B. H. went over Thursday. Burial was made there. B. H. returned Friday and Mrs. Potter remained for » week. The L. H. Crawford family and Mrs. Alice Miller of Minneoolis came Saturday to the F. L. Miller home. Mrs. Crawford's parents. A family dinner was enfoved Sunday. On Monday toe Millers and Crawfords were guests at the home of the Crawford Bros, at Whlttemore. They left Tuesday for Minneaoolis. Algona Building & Loan Association Inc. 1017 Authorized Capital $1,000,000.00 This Association has always paid their regular dividends of not lew than 6 per cent on Installment tharta and B pw cent on paid-up shares. Assets Over $138,000.00 Over Four Hundred Accounts holding shares in association. Unusual safety through conservatively appraised city real estate loans la your security. Loans are First Mortgage Loans reducing each month and fully insured Investments In building and loan shares can be made at any UBM In any amount. Tour earning! start at once. Our Association la state supervised and Is a member of the Federal Home Loan Bank. We Invite your inquiries. Algona Building ft Loan Association 7 North Dodce St. C. B. LaBarre. 8ee*y Mr. and Mrs. Will Martinek ate Christmas dinner at Hartley. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Struthers somt Chmtoiu4 at Weit Bend with Dale's Barents. Mrs. Ruth Sparks and son. Dean. MKui Christmas at the home of a relative at Ruthven. Mr. and Mrs. O. M. Schrrtitz and family o/ Clear Lake visited at the home of Will Martinek's Thursday. ISdlis Ada Simpson returned to her home north of Wesley after heloUuc Mrs. A. Martinek a week during her Miss Helen Hawkins, who Is taking nurses' training tt Omaha is spending ! her vacation with her oartnU. Mr. and Mrs. J. Hawkins. Oscar Anderson of R&old City. South Dakota, ib here vLbiUua relatives and friends. Oscar was a resident of the Dooc. neighborhood many years. Mrs. Pater Mflthias at Bancroft. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Bode and family of Corwlth scent the week end with Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Elsele. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Schattschneider and family visited Mr. and Mrs. John Henrel at Fenton recently. Mrs. K. Griffin and daughter. Marjorie of West Bend scent New Year* with Mr. and Mrs. J. 8. Cullen. Loraine Bolsford from Brttt visited , iriends Saturday. Miss Botsford taught j In the public school here one year. Dr. and Mrs. Mueller of Fenton were entertained ait dinner at the home of Dr. and Mrs. McCreerv Frday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Georire Mereen and son. Paul, returned to Rosebud. California, after a month's visit with relatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Blsenius are the oarents of a babv girl born Sunday. Thev have a family of four trirls and one bov. Leona Drever sllooed Friday and broke her leu as she was comlntr back from dinner to her work at the Zumach store. Mr. and Mrs. James Geelan and son. James Henry and Rose I la Htaeins scent . Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Nick Geelaa at Ruthven. Henrv Duhlhauser of Mound, Louis- <<ina. is visltintr relatives here. He brought up a truck load of hiti grandfather's furniture. SibUr Marv Ernestine and Sister Mary Claire soeat a few days in Chl- ^^^^""""""^^••^•^••''^•••••^^•^••••••^•••••i^^H Final Clean Up! Wednesday, Thurs., Friday, Sat. will be the last four days on earth for Nevilles Tog- gery. Everything has to be cleaned out by Saturday night, Jan. 6th. Talk about price cutting, "You ain't seen nothin' yet." We have about $1600.00 worth of goods and have marked it down to about 30 cents on the dollar. ains — ams Women's »ilk dresses, chioce $1.49-2.98 GisV $1.00 frocks, choice 2 for _ .$1.00 Women's wool hose, 20c pr., 6 pr. $1.00 Women's silk mesh panties, choice lOc Men's wool dress sox, 2 pair 2Sc Athletic union suits, size 8-18, choice lOc Wool yard goods as cheap as, yd. _ _39c We have a lOc counter that will knock your eyes out with Bargains. There will be bargains galore for everyone, so be h ere and get your share. Everything has to go and y 3U bet we have marked it down so it will go. Neville's Toggery ALGONA, IOWA.

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