PAGE TWO COUNTY AttVANCfo-ALQWA, JtbWA USED Furniture We have on our floor a nice choice of-dressers, beds, and springs. Some good range stoves, and many other good values. We do Repairing and Upholstery STORAGE FOR HOUSEHOLD GOODS Call us if you have something to sell or trade. ALGONA WINS TRI-SCHOOL DECLAM TILT A Junior High triangular declam- tory contest against Eagle Grove nd Humboldt took place at the high school building last Thursday PHONE 399 The Furniture Shop First Door West of the Ford Garage. ! White's GROCERY SPECIALS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY Macaroni and spaghetti 4 PKGS. FOR- Gold Medal Flour— 49-LB. SACK Pork and Beans— LARGE SIZE, 2 FOR Jonathan Apples— PER £4 CO BASKET___ ^ I -5IO Red Onions- 10 LBS. FOR Peaches— NO. 10 YELLOW- Soap Chips.Quick Arrow 2 Irg. pkgs. and bread knife ___ Coffee, 99.i/> McLaughlin's- ci 3 LBS. ^ • » afternoon. The program and results were; Oratorical — The Soul of the American Soldier, Maurice Michel, Algona, first. At the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Morton Shmuck- er, Eagle Grove, second. Martyrs of Progress, Leonard Miller, Humboldt, third. ' '. , Dramatic — Scratch, Vesta Loomey, Humboldt, first. The Poor Rich Boy-" iFrancSfcvBarker, Ateona, second. Bobby ^.Shaf to, Gladys Emory, Eagle ttroytf, third. Humorous^ — At the Swimming Pool, Helen Frankl, Algona, first. Ma at the Baseball Game, Alice Rosslng, Humboldt, second. The Old, Old Story, Gordon Gunderson, Eaglo Grove, third. Before the Judges' decisions were announced the audience was entertained with two Christmas songs sung by an octette consisting of Gladys Rising, Mary Foster, Helen Morrow, Sara Doran, Peter Chubb, Donald Hutchins, Otis Barr, and Craig smith. 35 Boys Report for Basket Ball- Now that the football season is over, basket ball takes the lead In athletic interest. Some 35 boys have reported for practice and so far have been drilling mostly on fundamentals. Most of the basket ball men of last year are back, with four letter men among them. Stu| dents who look most promising are | Moore,.' Samp,'" Van Dorston, Harj greaves', Runchey, Hob Williams, O» ; trum, Paul Black, and Barr. Lyle Runchcy, playing a guard position will be lost at the end of the first semester because of the eight semester ruling. There will be a varsity team, a night squad, and a noon squad, with the freshmen getting out from 4 to 4:30 every night. The first game of the season will bo played against West Bend in our own sym December 112. Britt comes December 16. The first game hero after the Christmas vacation will be against Swea City. Class to Givo Party— The Business English class will have, a party December 19. The program, which will be under the direction of Lula Huenhold, follows: Song, The Christmas Carol, class. Reading, When Santa's Pipe Went Out, Ii-ma Dee Roupe. Recitation, Star of the East, Jos try, also tot a t&vr bays who like W stay In bedi Th6 first noon P«MB- tlce will be held this week Wednesday. The Manutil 'training students nre working on Christmas projects. The first-year students are making footstoo}* and tabourets. • The ad* vanced students are making walnut chests, two of which are nearlng completion. Production In the manual training : department exceeds that of last year so far., The bookkeeping students are struggling through a month's work at keeping the books of an absent employer, H. W. Good. They are succeeding rather well, having completed his November, work and being ready, If not really anxious, to tackle Ills December transactions. The girls in the advanced domestic science class are spending the last month before Christmas making gifts. Most of th'em are especially Interested In small tooled leather coin purses. Each girl has her own design and tools It on ther with an <awl. ti , .. ,o ^H, The girls will have a voHey''ball .tournament next Monday evening. Due to lack of girls who' met* : f& quirements, only two teams .Instead of the cuHomary .four were picked. There were more representatives of tho eighth grade than of any other class. The Junior English classes under Miss Duhlgg are beginning the tragedy Macbeth. It Is not half bad for because of Miss Duhlgg's explanations It Is not merely to be tolerated but to be enjoyed. Mr. Ward's tenth geography May we suggest one of the following for Christmas: Hotpoint Irons -T,- : -W«00 Hoover Cleaners $30.00 to f?%5 Coffee Percolators _ ___»5.9ft to $12.00 Waffle Irons $8.00 to $12.50-' Toasters ___$8.95 to $12.50 Here is Real Special Don't forget your Christmas tree lights. While they last, only 81 W. H. Horan Electrical Co. 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GRADE PUPILS PLAN PROGRAM DECEMBER 17 A Christmas program, "In Quest of Santa Glaus" will be given at the Methodist Church next week Wednesday night. The program IB directed by Miss Miller, who Is itt- slsted by the Misses Godfrey, Wallace,- Palmer, Stell, Schoffstall, Carson, Bravlnder, Fulton and Mrs. Ward, and the children taught by these teachers will give the program. The program consists of a Christmas pageant and Christmas carols. Admission will be 10 and 15 cents. The cast of characters and the program follows: jane Mary,Lee Nugent Santa Claus '..Richard. Bakken Santa's Helper ..Loren Bakken Christmas Fairies— . kindness ;- Eugenia Little .'Goodwill ... * .Joan Stevenson Unselfishness —Ermadlne Hanson Love :' Jean Murtngh Helpfulness —— Bulle Orton Wongaloo, Spirit of Selflshnessl- . Helen Morrow Captain .- Lyle Anderson Rabbits and SnowrUkeN. Chorus of Rabbits! Kenneth Bakken, Fred Ward, Junior Tibbettsi Phyllis Black, • Vern Johnson, Fae Lashbrook, Jlmmle Tlbbetts, Ber- nlce Reaper, Dorothy King, Firman Lalng, Lucille Gunder, Jane Moe, Adella Czapp, Ruth Ann Haag, Howard Rutledge, Jack Prltchard, Harlan Lashbrook, Jlmmle : Kene- flck, Burns Nugent, Jerry Bob Tur- pnlmer, Florence Reed; John Bobbio Slgabee, ^Dorolhy, SteVeitt, Gladys Wallburg, Lyle Anderson, Betty Burtls. «,, Dorothy Butts, Jane Crotzmeyer, Gladys Crouch, Robert Deal, Vftndtt Dltsworlh, Gertrude DUnlup, Frances Godfredson, Gerald Gronwall, Qcraldlne Gronwall, • Esther Hedrlck, Margaret Hedrtck, Dallas Klein, Klclmrd Laird, Betty Lnttlmer, Phyllis Mathes, Betty Jean Mesiten- ger, Keith Moore, Charles Morrow. Helen Murray, .Tean Murtagh, Quen- tln Nelson, Mary Leo Nugent, Melvln Reeves, Lowell Samp, Phyllis Sawyer. i.^v Erma Doe Schemmel, Fern Stey* ens, Joan Stevenson, Eleanor Thorpe, Ruby Turner, Eugene Van Alslynp, Mary Ellen Worster, Bonnie Phillips, Ratnona Key, Phyllld Coleman, Frank Green, Ermadlne Hanson, Thelma Hlnes, Irene Jones, Jerdal Klein, Leroy Leo, ,E Little,. Uaytnoiid • ; ' Lund,'''• Michel, Harold Nielson, Edna Ni strum, Bulle Orton, Margaret Pal-: mer, Kenneth Pedei'son, Maxlne Peterson, Dick Sjogren, Robert Thompson, Merna Zelgler. •*• ' ANTHRACITE ner, Glen Colbergr. Chorus Zentner, of Snowf lakes: Betty Courtney, Helen Melva AL60NIANS IN ANNUAL TREK TO CORWITH MASONIC LODGE The Corwlth Masonic lodge observed its annual past masters' night last week Tuesday night, and Jordan. Piano and violin duet, vSilent as -always Fred Anderson, of gona, was in attendance. Mr. Night, Mildred Ryther and Joe Jordan. Play, Those Christmas Gifts, characters: Dorothy Taylor, 'Esther Dearchs, Josephine Lee, Pearl Walker, Jaunita Potter. Book Club is Organized- Some of the teachers have started a book club. Each person joining is to buy a book, and all the books will be put together and distributed as from a library, each reader signing up when he takes a book. out and returning it when he 'has Wafl it. , ' This club, will- function till the end of the" school year. Seventy-seven persons, including th'e teachers, "one or 'two townspeople, and students of the high school have already joined. This club Is open to anyone. Semester Exams Are Coming—As a result of a small honor roll posted recently the teachers, much to the grief of the students, are constantly throwing out reminders that semester tests are drawing nearer. It is to be feared that some reports will turn out like "Tommy's." Tommy's first one, looked promising, read "Trying," The second terms report further raised parental hopes: "Still Try- Al- Anderson joined the Corwlth lodge many years ago when he lived at Wesley and still maintains membership at Corwlth. He is himself one of us living past masters, and ho was one of the s|K>akers at :i turkey dinner served by the Eastern Stars. The Rev. Thomas Lutman, Congre ; gational pastor and Mason at Humboldt, was the principal speaker. Besides Mr. Anderson the following Algonians attended the event: T. H. Holmes, H. A. Norman, Glenn McMurray, W. A. Vigars, and M. .1. Pool. Mr. Pool, who succeeded the late M. J. Qulnn as manager of the Botsford lumber yard, Is a member of the Sherburn, Minn., lodge. SWEA CITY FARM YOUTH AND LEDYARD 6IRL WED Swea City, Dec. 9 — Marvin Roalson and Florence Berhow were married November 28 at Blue Earth. Mr. and Mrs. Arvid Peterson were witnesses. Mrs. Peterson and Mr. Roalson are sister and brother, and Marvin is the son of Roal Roalson, Swea City,- while his bride- Is "the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Berhow, of the Ledyard neighborhood. The' couple will Itv© ^ with Mr. Roalson's father and help him farm. LIP In Quality^ DOWN In Price ! RCA ing." But the third one hopes: "Still very trying!" dashed Five Win Typing Awards — The first official test was taken by the beginning class in typing last week Wednesday. A rate of 25 words a minute with no more than seven errors is required to win a pin. Pupils who won awards are Helen Becker, Genevieve Hartshorn, Phyllis Parsons,^ Helen Daughun, ancj Ha/.el Dutton. Advanced typlny students who won 40-word awards In a November test were Irene Pentecost and Irmu Dee Roupa. * MARRIAGE LICENSE MART LOOKING UP; 7 LICENSES Marriage licenaes have been Issued so far In December to: Nicholas Sandt, 45, lone Farrow,-. 21, both of Bancroft; C. J. Haase, 33, Whlt- temore, Nellie Zenor, 32, Esther- vllle; Oustav W. Deltrlch, 36, Mre. Klorentena Lenz, 40, both of Rodman; Jos. A. Rlslus, 23, Johanna Rippentrop, 20, both of Ijakota; Harvey Nelson, 37, Josephine Nelson, 25, both of Brltt; Rudolph H. Peter, 25, Boone, Ida Tletz, 19, Algona; Ervin Bargman, 22, CJene- vleve Lawman, 20, both of Rodman. Adams, Violet Prltchard, Nor.ma Payne, Shirley Anna Bloom, Neva Colburg, Burnadette Gunder, Inez Harris, Joan Jones, Mary Ellen Anderson, Maxlne Brundage, DeloreS Baker, Norma Pestotnlk, Fern Cor-; ney, Elaine Christiansen, Maxlne Mason, Margaret Murray. . Hrownlett and Sunbeams. Chorus of Brownlos: Donald .Orton, Harold Bryan, Richard Godfrey, Gerald Crawford, Ross Coleman, Ervin Myers, Terrence Padgett, Raymond Richardson, Edwin Gilmore, George Pederson, Bobble Miner, Elmer Lattlmer, Warren McMahon, Bobby Adams, Max Bartholomew, Wayne Schlchtl, Roger Palmer, Charles Schlmmel, Lee Turner, Bobble Stephenson, George Dutton, Bobby Jean • Williamson, Bobbie Laing, Mart Schemel, Don-, aid Will. Chorus of Sunbeams:^Vivian Gorman, Viola Cook, Mary Ann Hough, Doris Jane Sorensen, Barbara Poole, Jeanotte Sterling, Maxine Nordstrum, Lynette Mahon, Marcella Bowman, Eleanor La Barre, Vivian Crapser, Carol Johnson, Dorothy Norman, Adeline Bllsborough, Mona Mason, Joyce Mario Rom- utad, Betty Jane -Traitor, June Steven, Mary Ellen Halpin, Josephine Auner. Soldiers and Doll*. Chorus of Soldiers: Arest Maharas, Curtis Pederson, Howard Hedrlck, Daryl Sandberg, Robert Neville, Roland Roupe, Dale Webster, Donald McCorkle, Raymond Bilsborough, Charles Bllsborough, Russell Thorpe; Richard Pederaen, Junior- Christiansen, Charles Jones, Donnic Smith, Jack Chrischlllce, Russell Buchanan. 'Chorus -of Dolls: Katbryn Haag, Mavis Ennls, Avada Blngaman, Bonnie Lee Bonar, Phyllis Ann Lee, Patty Jean McMurray,'' Rosemary, Ward, Helen Beguhn, Betty Lou Towne, Patsy Hynds, Peggy Wehler, Dotty June Kuchynka, Miriam Stedman, Mllecn Gorman, Jean Nlel- son, Phyllis Sandberg, Mildred Relmer, Barbara Zentner. •114 Teddy Bears. LEDYARD BAND-ORCHESTRA TO 6IVE HOME TALENT PLAY Lcdyard, Dec. 9—The band and orchestra plan to present the play, "It Happened In' Hollywood," December 19. -Following Is-the cast: ' Jaryts, .a butler—,—Gerald Warner Messenger _—- T /tfllmcr Halvorson Tom Garrlty —'---LI—Sandy Stubbe Alan Tremayne —Claude Reece Josle Pembroke—Wlnnlfrcd Friday Dolores ——_———— Aleltha Phyllis Dugannc Arlcne Prlngle Bert — —— Irvln klinkslek Doreone Downlng-MarJorle Hubbard Polly O'Connor ;_Amella Borhow Mrs. Pembroke -_-Eleanor Sanders Sir Humphrey ——Harold Herzog This la a three-act comedy and It many good laugha. If 'WHITE WINS FAMt AS BRlDSTf m THEIR COLDS AND GRIPPE LUb Order Your Coal Today! F. S. Norton & Son Cornell College,. Dec. White, Algona, proved 9-— Perry to Cornell football fans that ho knew the game when he captured a regular berth on tho undefeated Frosh team last year, and this fall he made a similar position on the Purple varsity. He Is a triple-threat man- of no mean ability, being able to paes, punt, or carry the ball equally well. His nev- er-say-dle spirit has gained many yards when opposing tncklers thought he was downed. Perry haw two more years of varsity competition here and barring -accidents should bo a great factor In the success of Cornell grid teams. rtif R*ilio ShQp) Debating Squad is Chosen — Debate tryouU were held last week Wednesday and Thursday evenings, and students chosen are: affirmative — James Bishop, Eleanor Keen, Virginia Sehneph, Ella Zumach; negative — Florence Dehnert, Alvu Benson, Fernley Nolle, Max Richardson. The first out-of- town debate will be held at Fort Dodge December 1C. CANDIES A PLEASING CHRISTMAS GIFT is a choice box of chocolates. Perfected in the high-s| eat art of candy making. Special gift packages filled: with the most delicious chocolates. "CANDIES WORTHY THE NAME" —at the— Alpnquin Confectioner! 101 East J. F.-BEMLttER, Prop. <t l i*«.i__i. •i"*»viv •• v >"" Algona; Iowa, |j (VtifeltitoVriMtitoltiM ( ff^^^~ ^^^^^™ *!^^^™j^^W" cJ'^W Tonsils are Removed. Wesley, Dec. 9 — Mrs. Natress, on the Morningslde-McPherson farm, hus been In Sioux City two weeks with her five-year-old daugli- ter, who was to have her tonsils removed by a Sioux City surgeon. The little girl had been ailing a^d losing weight, since a recent attack of flu. Chorus of Goblins: Dean Lowe, Cecil Cook, Arden Orton, Walter Peterson, Harry Mangan, David Reeves, Cecil Blanchard, Dick Cook, Donald Pritchett, Francis McVay, Billy Holdren, Charles McVay. Evert Knudsen, Kenneth Baumgartner, Bobbie Maxwell, Norman Palmer, Crimbe Gunder, Duano Klein, Richard Jensen, Walter Barker, Merlon Baker, Richard Poolc, Jewell Hancher, Gerald Romstad, 'Richard Halpin, Robert Turner. Teddy Bears: t Jiminie Murray, Buddy Vanderwerf. Christmas Carol*. Christmas Carols: Children in school at the Congregational church —Orval Bakken, Buster Beguhn, Russell Cropser, Hubert Deal, Loren Hendren, John Ifoldren, Owen Humphrey, Vincent Isaacson, Russell Larkin, Viola Maharas, Clara Mason, Ethel McNeil, Catherine GOING OUT OF Foot bull S<|UU(1 Has liantiui-t— A football banquet took place Monday evening at the Bryant, all the boys were present. The bun- ijuet was informal, and talks were given along various lines. The disposal of Jos Jordan's shoes and the finding of a new assistant seemed to be the problems of the day. Other School News. The Physical Education department invites all Algona doctors to inspect gym classes of both boys and girls. The state requires two periods a week of physical education for every boy and girl unless excused on a, doctor's certificate. There are some 40 students in this high school who have been excused, but in some cases It has been felt that excuses should not have been given for a whole semester. An epidemic has broken out In high, school, and little has been done to quell it. The first case was discovered In the middle of the football season. It seems to ftf* feet boys more than girls. The only cure Is drawing a razor over the upper lip. Joe Jordan has a full grown mustache. Sideburns Is }eft to such anjbltious students as Cart Shuroway and Eddie G«U.enfeld. Mr. Johnson, the music Instructor^ has suggested that hereafter il -~ school band awet at noo? school calls Instead of at ^ Big Rummage Now Going On IN THE Formerly occupied by tile Qalbr»itli|. jstog. Big stock of shoes, overshoes, dry goodf, imdtfVfiA sweaters, blazers, btenfcets, meu's a»d bays' owrwts, suits, pant, overall*, dU*es tor Clwrtetpaaj! glft. To be closed out at this runwage sale hey ftt building. To Have a SUIT and OV'RCOAT In reach of every man Now to life! A late up-to-date suit or overcpat, some are H. S. & M. Every «ze * from 35 to 46. ' 55»».™^a»™w 8 p--»r^«.» ? .- VJj- 1 Off >J «. 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