Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on January 1, 1931 · Page 10
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Algona, Iowa
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PAGE TEN POSTMISTRESS AT SEXTON IS FALL Sexton, Dec. ;HI — Mrs. John Harris fell Friday afternoon on the scales In front of the lumber office n.s she .and Mr, Man-is Were coming out of tlie oCflce to Bo home. Mr. Harris and Mr. Amnn helped Iter get home. Her pains grew worse Saturday, but Doctor Adams, Wesley, thought she had suffered only a bad bruise. Sunday afternoon the patient felt better and sat! up a while, but after going back to bed she had a great deal more pain and could not go to sleep. Doctor Adams was called again Sunday at 1:30 that night, and she was taken to the Kossuth Hospital for an x- ray picture Monday morning. The picture showed a bone broken at the hip ,1olnt. Mrs. Harris will have to remain at the hospital six weeks or more. She had Just been appointed postmistress here and expected to begin work January 1. By Era >V. Strelt. II. .1. Bodes Wed 25 Yonrs— Mr. and Mre. H. .T. Borte celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary Saturday evening by entertaining 50 relatives at 6:30 dinner at their home In Plum Creek township'. A throe-course dinner was served at tables decorated with white carnations and white tapers intermingled with holiday colors. One of the features of the occasion was the presence of the best man and bridesmaid who attended the couple on their Ceding day. The bridesmaid was Mrs. Julia Benson, fatlier In the grocery business at Fenton. Mrs. Stephenson, who Is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Julius Peterson, Is also a graduate of the Algona high school, and she attended the I. S. T. C.. Cedar Falls. Sue teaches tho second grade in the Ledyard schools. After the school year she will make lier home at Fenton. Surprise 1'nrt.v- for Bodes— A number of couples from Algona mel at W. T. Daughan's Sunday evening, and from there went to the H. J. Bode farm, where they surprised Mr. and Mrs. Bode In honor of their Zfith wedding anniversary. Bridge was played, and Mrs. John Kohlhaas won the. high score for the women, while William Aman won for the men. Lunch brought by the guests was served. Mr. and ind the best man was Frank .Bode, j Ml . s B(K i e were presented with ' a of McLean, III., brother of H. .1. Th? j s |i v er pewter pitcher. Attending Frank Bodes drove here from Illi- j W ere the Rev. Thos. J. Davern, lois, arriving Friday, to attend the event. In the evening, much to the surprise of Mr. and Mrs. Bode, a nni.s- and Mesdames B. J. Mo- Evoy, F. C. Zender, W. T. Daughan, Philip Kohlhaas, William Aman, John Kohlaas, Robert Kaln, Joe James cal selection In their honor came in Holtzbauer, W. A. Barry, jver the radio from station WNAX, | coady, and Herman Bode, rnnkton. S. D. I FJtty-Throc at Family Dinner— The Kdw. Hammonds, Mrs. G. B. Wise, her family, the Mack Wise land Strother Wise families, the Charles Strattons, the Martin Hinders, Mrs. Hlnder's mother, Mrs. Drusilla Noble, and the Henry Phillips family ate Christmas dinner at Arch Berger's, near TItonka. Mrs. Berger, Mrs. Noble, Mrs. Stratton, fnnkton, S. D. Evelyn Bode, at home for the holidays from Clark college, DUT buque, gave several vocal selections. The honorees received many gifts, Including a complete set of silverware. Mr. Bode, In acceptance, related how he and his wife had overcome many obstacles since their marriage and now enjoy all the modern conveniences which makes life on the farm more pleasant. Mr. Bode has lived here 31 years.' Several honors came to the Bodes ESTHERVILLE INDIAN FORT IS STATE PARK Was Built, Officered, by Algonians in Civil War. Mrs. Phillips, Strother Wise, Mack | during 1930, one of which was Mr. Wise, and Mrs. Hammond are chil- Bode's choice as one of the master farmers of Iowa. Mrs. Bode was formerly Ella Zelg- ler, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Zelgler, formerly of Plum Creek. Attending were the Rev. Thoe. J. Davern, Mrs. George Zeigler, daughter Leola, the Fred Zeiglers, and the Bensons, all of Algona; Walter and Julia Coady, the James Coady and Louis Bode families, Union; Mr. and Mrs. Herman Bode, Wesley; the Floyd Richards family, Swea City; the Frank Bodes, Mc- dren of Mrs. O. B. Wise. There were 53 at dinner. Everett Steven In Accident— Everett son of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Steven, was knocked down by a car Christmas afternoon while he was at play at the home of his grand-parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Wermersen, Algona. He started across the street directly in front of the car. not noticing it. The car was going slowly, so bumped him only lightly. One of his arms and his head were bruised slightly. Conditions Hud In Chicago— Mrs. James McEnroe got home Sunday evening, December 2S, from three weeks in Chicago with her daughters Lyle and Kathleen em- Lean, 111.; the Plum Creek. Wilbur Zeiglers, J. C. Mnwdslcy Weds Tencher— J. C. Mawdsley and Sadie Weiler, Relnbeck, were married December 19 at 11:30 a. m. at the Little Brown ployed there. In Chicago the Sal-1 church near Nashua. The Rev. Wil- vation Army and women's societies are feeding men and women out of work and destitute. Christmas Program Is Given— A Christmas progarm at the church Tuesday evening, December 23, was well given by th e children. There was a pageant, also a treat for everyone. A bore many gifts. Christmas tree Mrs. Arcli Border Honored— Mr. and Mrs. Strother Wise entertained at dinner Monday in honor of Mrs. Arch Berger's birthday. Mrs. G. B. Wise, her ten children, and their families attended. Aid to Serve Sale Lunches— Tho Aid will serve lunches at several farm sales i n January; Ernest Bower, Roy Wadlelgh, and Lou Kutcharn. MOTHER OF SEVEN CHILDREN PASSES Mrs. Frank J. Stebritz, 31-year- old mother of seven children, died last week Monday of heart disease, following birth of a seventh child, a daughter now three weeks old. Funeral services were held at St. Cecelia's church last week Wednesday, Father Davern in charge, and burial was made in St. Cecelia's cemetery. Mrs. Stebritz is survived by her parents, Henry Blinkman and Mrs. Lenore Peck, her husband, and the children: Francis Anthony, 13; Anna Veronica, 10; Mary June, S; John Joseph, C; Thos. Anthony, 3; William Henry, 14 months; and Margaret-El Ise, the baby. Brothers and Ham Kent, pastor, officiated in the presence of the bride's, parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Weiler, and her brother and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. John R. Weiler, and their son Duane. The bride wore a gown of light navy blue chiffon velvet with accessories to match. Mrs. Mawdsley is a graduate of the Relnbeck high school and of the Io\va State Teachers college, Cedar Falls. She had taught in the Algona schools the past flva years. Mr. Mawdsley is a successful farmer, and besides is manager of the Farmers Grain & Lumber com- Dorotliy Scward Weds Tomorrow— . In the society section of Sunday's Des Molm-s Register appeared an- nouncemeni of the approaching marriage of Dorothy Seward, former Algona girl. The story said; "Miss Dorothy Marie Seward, daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. C. H. Seward o!' Laurens, has chosen Friday as the date of her marriage to Lloyd D. Ande:-son of Marathon. The wedding will take place in the bride's home with the bride's lather officiating. Attendants will be Miss Myrna Adamson of Le Mars and Walter Belden ot Marathon. Mr. ,.and Mrs. Anderson will make their home in Albert City." Aletlicnns Meef Sati-rrtay, Dec. 30— The Aletheans, Un'on township girls' 4-H club, held Its last 1930 gathering Saturday, December 20, at Edith and Elda Jandl's. This was a Christmas party. Games were played and a spelling match was conducted by Mrs. Jacob Wlnkel. Twelve members and three mothers attended. Gifts were exchanged, and lunch was served. Edith Jandl has been president of the club, and Elda has been newspaper reporter, during the year. The Jandls will move out of the township next spring. pany at Irvington. He is a mem- lowing new members were initiated: her of the Algona Rotary club. After the ceremony the couple went to Minneapolis for a short wedding trip, and they are now at home on the groom's farm, the old Mann place, three and a half miles southeast of Algona, where a modern brick home has recently completed. been Alg'onlans Wed at Washington— Vernon, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Stehle, Washington, D. C., and Etta Lorene, daughter of Frank Ellison, Algona, were married at 3 o'clock a week ago Monday at Washington, D. C., in the presence of a few friends. A double ring ceremony was performed by the Rev. Geo. M. Cummings. After the ceremony the couple motored to points in Pennsylvania to visit with the bridegroom's relatives. Both Mr. and Mrs. Stehle are well known here. Mr. Stehle attended the local high school, and Is now a musician in the U. S. Naval band; Mrs. Stehle attended school at Burt and at Minneapolis. She was em- Royal Neighbors Name Officers—The Royal Neighbors elected officers Thursday, Dec. 19: Mrs. Map Anderson, oracle; Mrs. Esther Helberg, vice oracle; Mrs. Mary Muckey, past oracle; Mrs. Mary Laing, recorder; Mayme Setts, receiver; Mrs. Myra Ostrum, chancellor; Mrs. De Veda Kuchenreuther, inner sentinel; Mrs. Mabel Thelin, outer sentinel; Mrs. Bernadine Allan, marshal; Mrs. Kate Coleman, manager. Wntunynns Initiate Six— The Watanyans held a regular luncheon Tuesday night, Dec. 9, at the Tibbetts tea room. The fol- The Fort Defiance state park at Esthtrvlhe is to be enlarged by the addition of 100 acres. The state board of conservation, at a recent meeting, voted to buy the additional land,-the original park being small. The region Included In the purchase Is wooded and has hills of historical Interest. Fort Defiance Is of particular Iri- terest to Algonians, for It was Capt. W. H. Ingham, Lieutenant-Quartermaster Lewis H. Smith, and others Kossuth who as a part of the Northern Border Brigade built, and occupied the old fort at a, time of Indian troubled Fortunately their services were never required In Battle. The fort was built In 1802-3, when the Indians were active. This was In the Civil war period, when many men were In the Union army. The Spirit Lake massacre of 1857 was still fresh in the minds of polneers. The tort was built on three lots donated to the state by Robert E. Ridley and his wife Esther. After the latter the town of Estheryille was named. B. F. Reed's Kossuth county history gives details concern- Ing the fort as- follows: "It was a substantial stronghold that wonUi have afforded satisfactory protection to all the assembled sett'ers had the Sioux made an attack upon that frontier town. The inclosure was 132 feet square, with a splendid well in the center walled with boulders. On the north line were the barracks proper, lSx'52 feet and eight feet high, and- the commissary building, 14x32 feet, both made with timbers eight inches square, and both having shingle roofs. The former was covered With black walnut siding. "Substantial bastions were provided by allowing the barracks to FENTON 4-H GIRLS GUESS BABY CONTEST Fenton, Dec. 29 — The annual Christmas party of the Fenton Forwards, 4-H girls' club, was heldl at Elsie Bleekwehn's Wednesday, December 17, with Mrs. W. J. Weisbrod, leader, ami Etele, ns hostesses. Twenty-six members and guests 'Were In attendance. The fun of the evening began with the naming of baby pictures. Bach member hnd been requested to bring her picture, and they were numbered. After guesses had been written they were exchanged and corrected. Most of the girls had perfect scores. Numbers for a prize were drawn, and Hazel Welsbrod received a pair of candlesticks. Gladys Stoeber was awarded a roly-poly Santa Glaus for guessing the least number correctly. Next was a bird contest. Slips of paper were handed out, on which were the names of the various parts of a bird, the letters almost hopelessly mixed. It was the girls' job to untangle thei names.•, Bertha Mitchell was first to-j complete her list, and so won a pair of candleholders. Ruth Glaus ujitanglea the least number and;,,received 'the "booby" prize, a celluloid bracelet. Other games were Buzz, Telegraph, Foolish Questions and Crazy Answers, and Consequences. Then gifts were taken from a Christmas tree and distributed. Names had been drawn previously, and every member had brought a gift for the person whose name she had drawn. After distribution of gifts. Mrs. Welsbrod and Elsie served a two- course luncheon. 1884 BOAT SETTLER IS DEAD OF OLD AGE Burl, Deo. 20—William Bleidi Siv tiled at his home hero Saturday morning, following ah Illness of sov- ornl months. He was nearly 84, having been born Frlirnnry 19, 184? t nt Lnskov.nlza, Germany. On December 2li, 1SG6, he wns niarrled to Ernestine Horn. A few months' later they came-to the United States, settling near Watortown, Wis. They came to Kpssuth in 1884, living on a farm near Burt,, later moving to Burt. Seven children were born, five of Whom are living: W. JS., (J. W., and R. A, Blelch, Mrs. ' Herman : P,utz. all of Burt, and Mrs.'Oscar Anderson, Eau Claire, .Wls. He Is als« dayv ftft<* a, 'number' 6* ' SerVidefl were, held' at the Monday afternoon, the Rev. L. .Rlchmftnn In 'eharge> andjftUrlal ,jvaa made in' the Surt- eemtfte'ry'. t *X;mong, out of town relatives at the funeral, were the Oacar Andersons, Eau Claire; the Henry Sehul^es,, Farmlngton, Minn.; o!ott- lleb DIoteH, Avoca, wis.j Lewid Westfall and a sister, Waverly; Mrs., Ora Ollum, South' St. Paul. • u KhdSvflle. A brother of the gfoqhl and the brother's wlto 'attendants,' Mrs, Stephenson teach the rest of the term, .Will be at home at Fenton FORMER LEOYARD TEACHER WEDS KENNETH STEPHENSON tiedyaf d,' Dec. SO—Friends here were recently surprised to receive announcement ot the marriage of our,.'Second grade teacher, Helen J. Peterson, to ' Kenneth • Stephenson, formerly of Igona, now n t tbok ' nn ,i j WANT ADS' FOR stoln bull calves from darns! C. T. A. retlords, cheap If ta once. — C. R. Schoby, phone Algona. _ v 2 FOR RENT—MY FOUR Ji housekeeping rooms. <— Real Shoe Shop, Lewis Elkc i 44. '' "LOST—HAMPSHIRE GILT, In right ear.—Phone 9 o BUft. EUPHEMIA TIETZ, ARCHIE VOiGHT, LOTTS CREFK, WED Whittemore, Dec. 30—Euphemia Tietz and Archie Volght were married December 21 at 2 o'clock at the Immanuel Lutheran church at Lotts Creek. The bride was dressed in a brown chiffon dress and carried a bouquet of orange tea roses. Margaret Volght, sister of the groom, was 1 bridesmaid and wore black chiffon, and carried 1 a bouquet of orange tea roses.' Orval Tfetz, brother of the bri'de, attended Mr. Voight. The extend beyond the east line six feet, I brlde is a daughter of Edward Tietz, Margaret Bartlett, Helen Johnson, Rachel Clayton, Dorothy Sampson, Irene Vaudt, and Mrs. Elinor T. Sutton. Tuesday night, December 16, after luncheon, the Watanyans tied two comforters for the poor at Mrs. Button's office. Luncheon Honors Mrs. Uhlendorf— Mrs. J. O. Paxson entertained at 1 o'clock luncheon Saturday in honor of Mrs. Anna Uhlendorf, Chicago, who is visiting her daughter, Mrs. D. H. Goeders. Bridge was played at three tables, Mrs. H. E. Rist winning high score. Couple Arc 58 Years W«l— Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Sorstedt will entertain at dinner this noon in honor of Mr. and Mrs. William Walter, the parents of Mrs. Sorstedt, who are observing their 58the wedding anniversary today. sisters who survive 'are John, Lillle,! l )kl >' e d at the Algona Ice Cream and Mrs. Frank Hanson, Algona; Julius, Fairmont; Chris, Lu Verne, Minn.; find George, Chlppcwa Falls, Wis. Mrs. Stebritx was a member of, . the Rosary society and of the Guild' ln fc' ton ' D - c of St. Cecelia's church. She had been 111 with serious heart trouble for nearly two years, hut was able to and Candy factory till a few weeks ago, when she resigned to go to Washington. They will be at home at 1301 Ridgeplace Apartment 300, Wash- be out. On December 12 she took ill with pneumonia, and the baby was born the following day. The combination was too great a strain for her heart. MAYOR OGREN WINS OVERCOM AS PRIZE Twenty-five persons received prizes in a holiday contest conducted by Zender & Caldwells. There were T27 pieces oC money in the window, totaling $200. The money was divided among 25 winner receiving follow: persons, each The winners . Albert Ogren; P. A. JIcArthur; Rudolph Mathis, West Bend; Mrs. G. C. Hanna, Lone Rock; Paul Thilges, Bode; Prosper Frideres, Bode; William Roeber, AVhlttemore; Wilson Legler, Corwith; H. K. Plathe, Algona; Richard Vaughan, Matt Selzer, Frank Balgeman, Whittemore.; Vernon Kuhlhaas, J. P. Studer, Wesley; Ed Habeger, West Bend; Ernest Bormann, Lu Verne; Arthur Hut'C, Lu Verne; Adolphe Fuhrmann, Bode; W. T. Daughan, Robert Murchland, Richard and Kenneth Cowan, Leo Aman, L. W. Keith, and Arnold W. Elbert. Mayor Ogren also won an overcoat; W. J. Young won a Gladstone bag as third prize; and Anthony Thilges, West Bend, won a pair of shoes as fourth prize. 200-ACREFARMlJEARBURT IS SOLD AT $126 PER ACRE Burt, Dec. 30 — C. J. Bisgard, Wheatridge, Colo., was in town several days week before last. Mr. Bisgard had expected to move back to Burt in. the spring, but has sold his 200-acre farm here, so will not return. Mr. Bisgard received $126 per acre for his form, which Is only a mile northeast of Burt and has .good improvements. MJke Arend, of ^e Doan neighborhood, purchased lie farm. C. j. Whitney, who has fanning the place, has rented kfor next year also. Four Girls filve Dance— Bernice Harrington, Leona Lichter, Sarah Doran, and Madonna Quinn entertained at a radio-Victrola dance at the K. C. hall Tuesday evening. Refreshments and punch were served. Confetti and serpentine gave a carnival effect. Guests Included: Josephine Murtagh, Carolyn Todd, Iowa Falls, Janet Zerfass, Mary Rice, Irma Dee Roupe, Gertrude Kenefick. Dorothy Sellstrom, Loretta Howie, Helen Becker, Eleanor Backus, Frances Zender, Dorothy Mangan, Jack Hilton, Jack Burtis, William Cliff, Hoyt Raney, Claire Blossom, Magnus Lichter, Perry White, Merle Potter, Harold Blinkman, Harold Nelson, John Mangan, Kyle Keith, Eugene Plerson, Lewis Moore, Joe Sheppard, George Kanouf, Lawrence Mtebach, and Donald and Roland White, Iowa Falls. Fare-well Surprise for DuW>c8— Other Society Jfews. Mrs. Mars' Schichtl, Cedar Rapids, mother of Mrs. B. P. Richardson, Algona, is in a hospital there, suffering from a broken thig_h bone. The injury resulted from a fall on the stairs two weeks ago. She lives with her daughter Carrie, a Cedar Rapids high school teacher. Another daughter, Mrs. J. F. Curby, Chicago, has been visiting her mother and sister. Mrs. Schichtl is recovering rapidly. Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Howie entertained their club at dinner last week Wednesday night. Mrs. Henry Relmer and w. P. Hemphill won the high scores; Mrs. Fred Bartholomew and Victor Lowe the low. Mrs. J. W. Mangan was a club guest. This was the club's Christmas party; and there was a tree, with gifts exchanged. Mrs. M. G. Norton entertained her bridge club last week Tuesday afternoon, and Mrs. J. T. Chris- chilles won the hli?li score. Guests were: Mesdames D. T. Nugent, W. H. Lacy, and R. H. Miller. The club will be entertained tomorrow night by Mrs. E. A. Scheme], and this will be the club's annual white elephant party. The Naomi Circle met December 17 with Mrs. C. C. Wright; Mrs. A. W. Behrencls and Mrs. Earl Ellsworth, assisting hostesses. Newly elected officers began their duties at this meeting. They are: Mrs. and the other building the same distance beyond the west line. Thos space between was stockaded with 11-ft. planks four inches thick, the whole line being- amply provided with portholes. "The fort was worthy of the name 'Defiance', but the time never came when there was a necessity for using- its portholes, for firing on the a-cl-rance of savages." In August, mil, a monumental shaft was erected by the D. A. R. to mark the site of the fort. Cap-, tain Ingham and Lieutenant Smith attended the ceremonies, and Mr. Ingham gave a history of the Indian troubles which led to its establishment. Fort Defiance was one of a. string of forts and stockades built as a barrier against the Indians. Stockades were buflt at East Chain, in north KcrasT.ith, Peterson, Cherokee, Correctibnville, Fort Defiance, Irvington, and Algona. United States troops were stationed in forts at Sioux City and Spirit Lake. JOHN NEMMERS DIES AT BANCROFT DECEMBER 27 .Bancroft, Dtc. 30 — John Nemmers, pioneer of Bancroft, died Saturday at his home after an illness of two- months of paralysis of the throat. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday morning at St. John's^ Catholic church with the Rev. Father J. D. Fisch officiating. Burial was made i n the Catholic cemetery at Bancroft. Mr. Nemmers was born September 17, 1853, at Saint Donatus, Iowa. He was married June II, 1879, to Mary Ann Schiltz: He has lived in Bancroft since 18911. The past few years he has been in the real estate and insurance business. He has been a resident of Kossuth county 40 years. Immediate members of the family surviving- are; Mrs. John Nemmers, his wifer Peter J., Cedar Rapids; Mrs. Mary Guide, Minneapolis; Mrs. A. R. Rosencrans, Des Molnes; Mrs. Martha Lynch, Fairmont; vLei-oy G., Mason City; Mrs. Frank Mulligan, Bancroft; Otto J., Bancroft; Edvina Devine, Sigourney. Brothers surviving are: George, Lamotte; Matt, Bancroft; Henry E., Waterloo. Three brothers and one sister preceded him Lotts Creek, and her husband is a son of Charles Voight, Whittemore. ARTHUR NEKOFF, LUVERNE/ BOY, MARRiEP AT DETROIT Lu Verne; Dec. 30 — A wedding- that came as- a surprise to Lu Verne friends- was tire marriage of Arthur Dielcofi; Detroit, to Mary Helen Teagofj also of Detroit. The wedding took place at the bride's home on Tuesday, December 23. Walter Tiede; who is also teaching in Detroit, was- tlie Bridegroom's attendant. Mr: Deiltoff is- principal of an intermediate school in Detroit, and his wife is a teacher In the Detroit schools. WHITTEMORE BUTTERMAKER HEADS -THE 6TH DISTRICT Whittemore, Dec: 9— Otto Kloock buttermaker here, was- elected president of the sixth-district, buttermak- ers association at a' meeting- last Thursday at the-ST. F." Chrjstfansen home at Algona. S'.. Nelson, Lost Island, was named" vice- president, and Viggo KillsHoImv Wesfey, secretary-treasurer. The' district comprises Palo Alta, Em-met, Pdcahon- tas, Kossuth, Radio and Electric Service Ed A. Genrich Phone 99 ! n n non nan noan n a n u u a a u c: aanano •s, PRICES OF THE SEASON '' "Where You Feel at Home* Friday and|Saturday January 2 and 3 • Last two days of this week—first two business days of the new year. Here's the opening "gun" of the new year, 1931—cleaning the decks for action—forecasting another successful year for this now 61-year- .old concern. COATS AND DRESSES <at almost your own price. You'll be surprised at the complete assortments still left at the lowest prices in years! Stylish, Warm, winter coats in black, brown, and nav'y in sizes • &4O "7C 16 and 18, at _'_.._ _____:___ «P I £ m t D Blac ; k coats in sizes 38 and 40, at __" _____!. Good black coats in sizes 42 and 44 . New spring dresses, just arrived, at sensational prices, 16 to 38 _. $35.00 "better" dresses in sizes 14, 16, and 18—your choice—chiffons, tflC 7C crepes/novelties _j& I OM I 0 It isn't too late to get a good bargain—beautifulf coats and dresses at the price you want to pay. A few fur coats left at big reductions—you may buy a size 33, dark rat coat for only $85.00, and a genu- i-'ineinink, , , ItOCO Aft & size 1§, for ___-________„_„__„_ $£OO.UU Any fall hat | ^ •',. in the store fpr $12.75 $19.75 $11.75 $1.00 ComeJn Friday and Saturday—«pend your holiday money where it will buy the most goods. ';'"',., ' Start the New Year right by trading at Chrischilles & Herbsfs. A good resolu-l tion which means dollars in your pockets. ' Algona's oldest, livest, most progressive business institution, with 61 years of tra-j ditions to back up every transaction. Think that over. a niaaaaaa.ua nr in death. Pall bearers wire: Jos. Blatz; Henry Blocker; Anthony Doleshal; John Grein; -Nick • Sheridan; and Peter Wilhelmi. NOTICE A farewell surprise party was given for the Rev. and Mrs. H. Dubbe Monday night at their home. They will soon move to Vincent. The evening was spent informally, and a gift of $30.90 was presented to the couple. Those who attended follow. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Schallin, the Carl Gellenfeldts, Mrs. Henry Dreyer, Mrs. Rose Ohm and daughter Esther, the Wm. Daus, Elma Schroeder, the Herman Boettchers, the Walter Wills, the Mike Zimmer- mans, Mr. and Mrs. Hohenberger, the John Killions, the Hugo Gades, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lavrenz, the Carl Paetzes, the Walter Riedels, Mrs. Ida Zumach and daughter, a Mrs. Winkle, Mrs. Helmers and daughter, Mrs. Wm. Kutchara, the Fred Gronbachs, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Seip, Mrs. Henry Bierstedt, and Theo Swalve. June Marriage Is Revealed— Announcement of the marriage of Kenneth O. Stephenson and Helen Peterson was recently given. The marriage was performed at Knox- vllle June 2. Kenneth is the son of Mr. ,and Mrs. O. J, Stephenson, former Al- gonians now l*vlng at Fenton. He is a graduate of the Algona high school, and after graduation attended a busness college at Milwaukee, Wis. He is now associated with his Daley Ellsworth, president; Mrs. Alma Pool, secretary; Mrs. C. C. Wright, treasurer. Meredith, 6-year-old daughter of Assistant Postmaster and Mrs. Glen Raney, entertained ten children Saturday, Dec. 13, in honor of a birthday aniversary. Games were played and lunch was served. Mrs. Marie Peugnet Lichty assisted Mrs. Raney. The O. E. S. will meet next Tuesday evening at 7:30, and officers will be installed. St. Thomas's Guild will meet with Mrs. C. H. Williams next week Thursday. -*- MRS, BERT GRANT, 49, DIES; TO BE BURIED AT LUIVERNE Lu Verne, Dec. 31 — Word was was received here this morning of the death last night of Mrs. Bert Grant, Emmetsburg, who had spent all her life except, the last two years here. Mrs. Grant, who was 49, is survived by Mr. Grant, three sons, and two daughters. The children are all grown. Funeral services will be held at the Lu Verne Methodist church tomorrow at 2:30, the Rev. H. E. Reyman in charge. Mrs. Grant had many relatives in Kossuth. Lakota Man Marries. Lakota, Dec. 29 — Lyman Needham, Lakota, and Mrs. Marie John r ston, Estherville, were married at the home of Mrs. Johnston's sister, Mrs. Gus Thayes, at Burt, December 26. The Needhams plan to make their home at Estherville until spring. HEW PUMP INSTALLED AT LU VERNE WATERWORKS Lu Verne, Dec. 30—The city water supply was cut off Friday while the new pump was being installed. The pump came from Pomona, Calif., arriving Christmas day. The new pump is a Pomona turbine and pumps 125 gallons per minute from a depth of 90 feet. The cost installed is $1355. The old pump has been giving trouble for some time, and residents had been requested to use as little water as possible, because of the fire hazard. Ferdinand Baum Dies. Lakota, Dec. 29—William Baum's father, Ferdinand Baum, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Gus Persig, Elmore, last week Tuesday. He was 90 years old. Funeral services were held at the Methodist church, Elmore, Friday. EXPERIENCED GIRL, WANTS housework.—Call Advance. 10pI5 T TNIVERSITY OF SOUTH- V-* ERN CALIFORNIA, Lc« Angeles, Sept. 19.—We wish to use your paper to connection with courses In our department of Journalism. Please send copies of six consecutive issues, beginning immediately.—Elizabeth Hawkins, IIIIIIIIIIIIIIH NOTICE Announcement to Housewives CHANGE IN DELIVERY SERVICE Beginning Monday morning, Jan. 5, we are starting with a change in delivery service. The truck leaves the store at 8:30 a. m. and 10 a. m.—Each delivery to all parts of town. v No 9:30 or 10:30 delivery. 2:30 p. m. to south side of town. 4:30 p. m, to north side of town. Our customary afternoon service. N. B.—Why not phone your 8:30 order the afternoon before? A FAST, FREE DELI VERY IS OUR AIM! "* • AKRE'S • NOTICE

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