HRISTM NVITATI YOU FROM SHARP'S JEWELRY 1946 As We Begin Our Second Decade of Serving You With Quality Merchandise 1956 _ OLLIE G. JOHNSON A native of Indiana. Ollie has_boen_associated_with_Sharp's Jewelry for almost all of the ten years of our firm's establishment in Algona. In that time, he has secured for himself a wide reputation ho re as a skilled watchmaker, and we take pride in the fact_that his J^'t'irst customers" pf_almost_tcn_yoars^ago are^ still cumins; back to_him. Ollie'.s_expert _watchmakingDraining was ohta:n"d through his original courses taken in Peoi'ia. Illinois, and his work meets the highest standards in the field of watchmaking. In short, Ollic Johnson knows watches "inside and out", and his c(.i!iti'U-,!'cl association witli our firm is one we value highly. Of no less value is thr fact that Ollie, bv way of friendly personality, has a knack of making 'friends' out of 'customers.' MRS. W. H. SHARP 1 When Mrs Sharp, recenllv assumed active management of the firm of Sharp's Jewelry, the entire community and a host of friends warmly endorsed her decision, and preparations made in the store to serve holiday season customers, under her leadership, will be met by an enthusiastic response. Daughter of an Iowa jeweler of long standing, Maxine was almost literally "born into the jewelry business", and during the ten years of the Sharp Jewelry history here, she has devoted her energies to giving service that won firm friends and customers for Sharp's. Even outside of this area, the reputation of Sharp's Jewelry, gained through ten years, is one that bespeaks Quality and Honesty in every transaction, large or small. Mrs Sharp's personal invitation to you goes with this Christmas message. RUBY MURTHA Monday, November 12, marked the seventh anniversary year of Ruby Murtha's association with Sharp's Jewelry ... so one day^this week, for Ruby, we have a little private cake for her "7th Birthday Party". With her complete knowledge of the merchandise in every department of our store, and with the winning friendliness that shines forth from her Irish eyes, Ruby can be described in one single word — "Efficient." In her seven years of work at Sharp's Jewelry, she has in her service to our customers most ably demonstrated that quality. Now, during the holiday season. Ruby's knowledge of merchandise and her ability to convey this knowledge to the customer, is yours to have, as you make your selection of Christmas gifts at Sharp's Jewelry in Algona. •<*, •m I ' If You Enjoy Browsing Around" . . . without feeling any "obligation to buy", and if you particularly en-joy taking your time in the selection of Christmas gifts, we extend a cordial invitation for you to do just that at Sharp's Jewelry. There are so many items of interest at Sharp's Jewelry that we have not attempted to go into detail hen' 1 . We were pleased, as you know, to have recently been selected by LENOX, Inc., as dealer for Lenox china dinnerware — and this beautiful waiv is something in itself to . ee. in the special display we have arranged. In the field of Diamonds, Watches, Dmnei \vare, Sterling Silver — and other cherished gifts — Sharp's Jewelry has complete selections ~.-ill of genuine Quality no matter what the price. Then, too. you will welcome the numerous unusua! gift items we have on display . . . gleaming Hollu- \\are, Costume Jewelry of the type you \\ant. P'-ri and Pencil Sets, jewelry gift. 1 - especially for men, and M. on. And whatever you choose — in any department it will of course lie ycuir> to present in the distinctive Sharp's Je\vehy box, beautifully gilt-wrapped. DEAR FRIENDS: It is now again the time when we all find ourselves entering another warm and friendly Christmas season, with all the joys that it brings. For us at Sharp's Jewelry it is our tenth Christmas season, marking the completion of our first and the beginning of our second decade among you. You will find, as you consider the choice of gifts for friends and loved ones, that here at Sharp's Jewelry you have a bountiful selection of the gifts you give with pride. For your approval, we have put forth many hours and days of effort to assemble for you an unusually attractive array of Christmas gift merchandise — and we wish to add that whether you spend a modest amount, or more, the gift you choose at Sharp's Jewelry will have the stamp of quality you want at Christmas time. We sincerely look forward to the privilege of serving you at this holiday season. You will find a friendly, cordial spirit of helpfulness here, and a sincere desire to please you, no matter what the price of the gift you select. SHARP'S JEWELRY CHRISTMAS Registered Jeweler ~ American Gem Society ALGONAJOWA Tuesday, November 13, 1956 Vera Has Pen Pal In Africa; Needs Dollar Some months hack the Upper Dos Moines received and printed a leller from a man in Lagos, Nigeria, who was seeking correspondence with someone in this area. Frank Vera thought 1his over and finally wrote a letter to Nigeria. Last week he received a reply from his "pen Pal." The letter follows: "Dear Frank—I receix r ed your letter some davs ago and went through it with thanks. I am now a pensioner of the general post office in Lagos. I have six children, three boys and three eirls. We all live in Lagos, the capital city of Nigeria, with a population of about 70,000. It's over many years that I have been hearing of one American money called dollar bills and I shall be very grateful if you can send me one as an example of it.. Thanks. I am now getting the pictures of wild life and animals readv for vou. As soon as your letter is received I will immediately post vou the pictures. Awaiting vour letter by return mail. Your African pal, Isaac H. Shafeyiji." Lutheran Aid, lakota, Elects Lakola—The Lutheran Aid met Wednesday afternoon in the Parish Hall with Mesdames Irene Wibben, Regina Poppe, and Geneva Poppe, the hostesses. Aileen Dorenbush was elected vice president; Pauline Patterson, treasurer and Tena Sachs, executive board member. Mrs Glenn Mabus is serving her second year as president. P.W.O. Al Guest Day Ten members of the Presbyterian Women's Organization attended a guest day at the Congregational church in Buffalo Center Thursday afternoon. Mrs I. E. Wortman was guest speaker. Return On Visit Dr. and Mrs Ray Brandt of Claremont, Iowa called at the I. E. Wortman and Emma and Lena Gutknecht homes Sunday. Dr. and Mrs Brandt lived in Lakota in the early 1920s when he was the local dentist. Critically 111 Miss Emma Thaves is critically ill at the Buffalo Center hospital where she was taken by ambulance, Wednesday morning. Shg has been in failing health for sometime. Mrs Henry Guderian a niece of Algona has been with her aunts several days this week. Emma and her sister Louise have lived together in Lakota for many years. Homemakers Meet The Farm Bureau Homemakers met Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs Earl Paulsen an|d co- hostess, Mrs Laurence Lewis. Mrs Burdette Hoeppner read a paper on World Trade which had been prepared by Mrs Henry Steenhard. The first lesson was given by Mrs Jerry Heetland and Mrs Elmer Paulsen on use of the Freezer. Mrs Mary Zoller and Mrs Greta Stecker returned home Saturday from San Antonio, Texas where they had spent the past week attending the International W.M.F. convention. Mr and Mrs Art E. Anderson of Swea City were Monday evening visitors in the Jerry Heetland) home. The Legion Auxiliary met Monday evening in the Legion Hall. Several new members were welcomed into the Auxiliary. Wanda Biome gave a report on the Blh district convention which she attended. Mr and Mrs Russell Winter visited their son Larry, a chemistry student, at Iowa State College, Ames. Mr and Mrs Herman Dreesman were guests of Mr and Mrs A. C. Sehissel Wednesday evening. Mr and Mrs Dreesman are returning to their home in J..ong Beach, California after spending the <--ummer in Algona and at their farm at Titonka. Mi- and Mrs Merril Thompson have moved in the Geerdes house. Merril is again employed at the Hertzke Lo:-ker. Connie Priebe 4-H Hostess The regular meeting of the Plum Creek Elite 4-H Club was held Nov. 3 with Connie Priebe, hostess. Names were drawn for the Christ mas Party. It was decided to adopt a family arid sfMid five CARE packages to Hungary. Ruth Benschuter gave a demonstration on "Tieing a Knot." A«nt's Sigsbee g'jve a tnik on "Why We Should H-ive Good Posturp." A talk on "Choosing Your Wardrobe" was given bv I.ind-i Cltrk. Music was by Margaret K"ith. Linda Clark had charge of recreation. Lunch was served by Mrs Priebe. Guest Mothers wore Mrs Kyle Keith, Mrs Wil- f"i'd Ward, Mrs Merle Hoover. The next meeting will be Dec. 8 with Audrey Gardner.
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