Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on January 15, 1931 · Page 2
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f tttittaftAy, JANttAttY Equalization I guess that is the word. I do not know what some of those big words mean, but I do know what we are going to do 'in our big sale that starts Friday, January 16 We are making prices on shoes, hosiery, and furnishings low enough to correspond with the prices of farm products. Some goods in this sale will be sold at even less than pre-war prices. Lower PRICES Lower New slippers, new hose, new furnishings purchased for spot cash at price concessions that we are going to pass on to" our customers. 500 dozen children's hose (6,000 pairs) Wayne knit, one of the very best brands of hosiery, all sizes from 4 1-2 to 10, all colors; regular price of these high grade hose was 25-35-45 and 50c a pair. In this sale you get two pairs of these standard stockings for 25c, any size and any color you want. It is the greatest bargain we have ever offered. 100 dozen ladies' full-fashioned service chiffon hose, new colors and all sizes. Strictly first quality, all perfect, worth at least $1.75 a pair. Your choice, while they last, 75c a pair. You had better hurry. 90 dozen men's regular 25c dress sox at, 2 pairs for 25c. 120 dozen men's 15c sox, black, gray, brown and navy at, 3 pairs for 20c. I also made some wonderful buys in shoes and slippers. In this sale you are not asked to buy some old left-overs from last season. These are all new goods that we are offered once in a while by overstocked wholesale houses. The new arrivals of men's shoes and oxfords are simply wonderful, snappy up-to-date oxfords that appeal to the young men. The same quality that sold last year at $4.00 is now in our window at $2.98. Men's fine welts, genuine Kangaroo, with arch built-in, sold last year at $7.00, go into this sale at $4.50. Seventy new patterns to show in our ladies' $2.98 line of straps and pumps. The first 100 ladies that buy a pair of these slippers will receive a handsome present. EACH LADY WILL GET ABSOLUTELY FREE, 3'/. YARDS OP DRESS GOODS. The real sensation of this sale is the line of boys' and girls' oxfords that we are showing at $1.98. Patents and gun metal, all sizes from 9 to 2. Everything offered in this sale is a bargain. It is an opportunity for you to buy regular standard goods away below market prices. Jimmie Neville The Shoe Man Algona, Iowa BURT LODGES ENJOY JOINT INSTALLATION Burt, Jan. 13—The I. O. O. F. and Kebekahs held installation of officers last Thursday evening. Poole, deputy grand master, Mr. and Mrs. Lund, district deputy , president, with Installing teams put on the work. Rebekah officers Installed were Opal Steward, N. G.; Mrs. Tom Trenary, V. G.; Mrs. Lillian Sheldon, secretary; Mrs. G. P. Hawcott, financial secretary: Mrs. C. B. Chipman, treasurer; Lottie Hawcott, warden; Mrs. C. L. Holding, conductor; Mrs. Lol.s Trainer, R. S. to N. G.; Mrs. Gerald Brace, L. S. to N. O.; Edna Staley, t. G.; Mrs. I. W. Hansen, O. G.; Mrs. ,1. P. Stow, chaplain; Mrs. V. H. Schmidt, R. S. to V. G.;'Esther Olson, L. S. to V. G. The following Odd Fellow officers were Installed: E. V. Chlpman, X. G.: Fray, V. G.; C. B. Chlpman, secretary; J. P. Stow, treasurer. Other members of the installing teams were Mr. and Mrs. Herman, Mr. and Mrs. A. Anderson, Miw. Esther Barton, Mrs. C. C. Wright, W. K. U-iircl, Mr. Bruns, and M. J. Jones, Algonn, J. F. Fisher, Titonka, |C. L. Holdings at an oyster supper Sunday evening. Mrs. Jfts. Chrlstensen will entertain the fortnightly club this week Wednesday afternoon. The Henry Nelsons, visited two sisters of Mr. Nelson at Albert Lea Saturday, and Sunday. Mrs. Squire Hudso,p will entertain the Birthday circle this week Ttfurs- day afternoon. The Hans Presthus family, Bancroft, were Sunday dinner guests at A. N. Jensen's. The Presbyterian Mite society served lunch at the Krlethe sale, MANY LEDYARD STUDENTS ARE ON HONOR ROLL Ledyard, Jan. 13—H. S. pupils who had an average of 30 per cent last semester In all or some of the subjects and were exempt from exam- and Mrs. Anna City. Thompson, S\ve:i Flslior ('life C'liiniB'os Hands— The new Fisher cafe opened for hu.sino.ss Saturday morning, but before night Mrs. Fisher had closed a deal to sell the real property and business to Rimer Lee, Ringstcd, who took immediate possession. Since buying the building a few weeks ago Mrs. Fisher had laid a new floor, had the walls redecor- iteel, and made numerous other Improvements. The building thus now presents an attractive appearance. The Algonn bakery hn.s a counter in the building at which its goods are on sale. Clilpiiuins fo Xeplicw's Funcrnl— inations were: seniors—Wilson Brack, Harold Horzog, Mary Jane Lewis, Arlene Prlngle, Claude Reece, Reuben Green, Amelia Berhow; juniors—Alice Weaver, Elmer Zlelske, Elmer Junkermeier, Roland Gabel, Melbourne Jones, Walter Miller; Bertha Nitz, Mary Miller, Anita Gelhaus; sophomores—Wlnnlfred Fri- Fern Lewis, Brvln Klinkslek, Willis Dyer, Eleanor Sanders, Lydia Logemann; freshmen—Anna JoneH, Lillian Sanders, Kenneth Thompson, Tllmer Hulvorson; Junior high; Elaine Blome, Ella Goetz, Sena Isen- brund, Lillian KllnUsiek, La. Vaun Farrow, Luctta Gelhaus, Helen and Laura Button, Coletta Haag, Alfred Lloyd, Ervin Johnson, Violet Long, Clara Wlrtjes, Rubyflo Womack, Walter Herzog, Lydia . Mansmith; Oth grade—Cleo Gabel, Henrietta O'- Kecte; all subjects—Evelyn Mayne, Elwood Green; all but one subject —Doris Welfare, Muriel Reece, Pearl Haag, Edith Logan, Gertrude Darnell, Alice Johnson; Fifth grade —Bernard Anderson, Beulah Looft, Alvlra Halvorson, Geneva Gelhaus, ,..,,........,.„ .,.,...„,. •••"•• Alvlra Halvorson, Geneva Gelnaus, ^E. O. Chipman, daughter \>era. the Ar iowe Blome, Glen Dyer, Verna }r' Si Chipmans, Mr. and Mrs. M. Bel ,g lum] Agnes Junkermeier, Edl- M. Chlpman. Mr. and Mrs. Fred ,.„„ „„... „ , u ,, •,„„•,-,„ Ringsdorf, Mr. and Mrs. A\~. ,T. Dav- i.son, the Wyolt Stotls, Mr and Mrs. .1. P. Trunkhlll, Mrs. D. M. Stewart, and Mrs. G. U. Fairbanks, attended the recent funeral of Arthur Brown, killed in an airplane accident in Texas. It took place at Garner Sunday. Mr. Brown was a nephew of E. O. and C. B. Chlpman. More Slops for Xeiv Dunk— Dr. AV. T. Peters and K. J.. Smith went to Des Moines last week Tuesday to make further plans for the .savings bank here. The application of Senator Geo. AV. Patterson, Dr. W. T. Peters, G. W. Blelch, W. A. MacArthur and K. J. Smith for a charter has now been approved. The men are now selling the remainder of the stock, and when this is completed final plans will be made. Mrs. sriicArtliur's Mother Hero— Mrs. W. A. MacArthur drove to Rochester Saturday to visit her brother, Dr. Edwin Bannick, associated with the Mayo brothers. She returned Sunday, bringing her mother, Mrs. Dora Bannick, of Wilton Junction, who had spent several weeks with her eon. son Berhow; Fourth grade—Luella Duncan, Lurcne Lloyd; from all — Leisa Reiffcr and Edna Leslie. The three grades had no examinations, but the pupils cited had an average of 00 per cent for the-semester. In the third grade Marvella Johnson, Kathleen Reece, and Lawrence Plynn were high; in the second grade, Maxine Berhow, Vivian Christ, .lean Gabel, Paul Garry, Everett Johnson, Howard Klinksiek, De Vere Smith; in the First grade, Howard Dunn, Charley Ruffer, Buddy Gray, Phyllis Strand. Lodynrd Quints Bout, Imllans— The Titonka junior and senior high school boys played basketball here Friday night, and Ledyard won both games. Lloyd, for the local junior high team, was high scorer, making 22 of 41 points; Brandt was next high, with 9, and Cecil Long had 8, Titonka scored five points. Cream Station Mnnnsor 111— J. A. Foster, manager of the Burt cream station, has been 111 for several days. Last Tuesday his daughter, Mrs. Roy Madison, came and took him to her home at Paulina till he recovers his health. J. It, Blossom Suffers Stroke— C. H. Blossom was called to Minneapolis Sunday by word of the serious illness of his brother, J. R. Blossom, who had suffered a stroke. He went up with R. S. Blossom, Algona. The senior Ostermann high score was made four field 26-17. goals CONTRACTOR AT LAKOTA FINDS '30 GOOD YEAR Lakota, Jan. 13—Ben Farrow, Lakota's contractor and builder, has been busy the past season In spite of the hard times. A list of some of the new buildings put up'in 1930 10- cludes a modern two-story, eight- room farm house for Frank Lewis; barns for Louis Sachs and the late August Becker; garage for Charles Gutknecht; chapel In the Maple Hill cemetery; poultry houses for William Mabus and William Wirtjes; hog houses for Robert Hamilton, John Wlrtjes and Henry Gutknecht; and a granary and corn crib for Mike Christ. Mr. Farrow also run's a threshing machine In season and threshed 20,000 bushels of grain in nine and one-half days. John Meyor threshed 27,419 bushels In 11% days and Ed Meyers about 26,000 bushels In 11 days. James Harner, Swea City, and George Hunter were at Mason City last week Wednesday on business. The George Winters visited their [laughter at Wesley Sunday. 7 Townships In K. U. Meet-— The Jacob Telcamps, Ledyard township, and Mrs. J. H. WarbUr- ton, Lincoln township, attended a north Kossuth Farm .Bureau meeting at the Swea City Legion hall Friday. Seven townships were represented. Mr. Stacy t program specialist from Ames, helped plan programs for township meetings, and talked in a discussion of problems relative to the monthly meeting. A similar meeting was held at the Legion hall at Algona last Thursday for the south half of- the county.. Acorn Club Debate Postponed— Mrs. Fred Schroeder entertained the Acorn club last Thursday afternoon, 16 attending. Roll call was answered with New Year's resolutions. The text of the 18th amendment was read by Mrs. Julia Wortman. A debate, "Should the 18th Amendment be' Repealed?" was planned, but Mrs. Delia Smith, one of-the debaters, was not'present, and it was carried over to a later meeting. The next meeting will be at Mra. Turley's, January 22. Sunday School Class Entertained— Mrs. Margaret Faulkner and Mrs. J. H. Wai-burton entertained 23 members of the Dorcas Sunday school class at the Warburtons' last week Wednesday evening. Entertainment consisted of visiting and an old-fashioned "sing" with Mrs. Frank Johnson at the piano. The Rev. Johnson sang a solo, "I Hear You Calling Me." MM. Winter/ VWted At the Chamber* 11 Hi 'Grant * ' Mrs. 3. U. Warburton left tueS-' day for De« MoWs to attend the Farm Bureau state convention ai the Shrine Temple January 14-16. i Arthur Lester went to Mankato last Friday to See his son's father- ln<-law, William Young.^lmore,; seriously sick In a hospital there. R. F. McKinney, Minneapolis, collector for the Savage Mineral company, visited relatives here last week. The Frank Millers house for Mr. Moe are" keeping during Mrs. Circle Pluns Annual liiimiuet— The U and I Circle will have Its annual banquet this week Thursday at Mrs. ,1. H. Schroeder's. A program in being prepared. and one free throw; Gabel, three field goate; Warner, 2; Barnes one, and Green, 2, with one free throw. Hanifan, Swea City, was referee. This week Friday the Seneca boys and girls will come here, and next week Tuesday the Llvermore boys will come. Livermore has won five consecutive games, and this one will be a battle. Coach Cayou, of Livermore, and Coach Lauritzen were on the same college team, which adds interest to this tilt. Sister of Pastor (tapping Low— Last week Monday the Rev. Mr. Depping and his wife received word of the srious condition of a sister of Mrs. Depping who had undergone an operation at a Des Moines hospital. They went to her bedside and were not able to return for Sunday services at the German Reformed church. Joint F. «. Meeting Held— A joint meeting of the Ledyard township men and women's Farm Bureau was held at Albert West's Friday. A covered dish dinner was served to 30, and a business meeting was held in the afternoon. Mrs. Lou Nitz is delegate to Ames for Farm and Home week, February 2-6. U. B. Dreesmon to Const— U. B. Dreesman left last Thursday for California via Colorado Springs, where he will visit friends for a few days, and then BO on to Los Angeles to spend the next six weeks. He expects to return March 1st. Lodges Join for Party— • Modern Woodmen and husbands of the Royal Neighbors entertained their families at the Woodman hall last Thursday evening, 50 attending. The men eerved an oyster supper, sandwiches, cakes, pickles, etc. The evening was spent? playing games. Moe's absence at the bedside of her sister. ••'.'. The Samuel Warburtbns, of Swea City,, and Mrs. F, B. Noble, Lakota, visited at the Alrec Boeckholt's Sunday. Lena Amundsen, Eagle' Grove, sister of 'Mrs. I. E. Wortnmni spent last week visiting the Wortmaris. Marlln Lester, Elmore, Is visiting his grandparents, the Art Lesters. Robert Hamilton'wtte 111 last week but. Is able to be out again.' The Elmer Klenitzs were 'business visitors at Titonka Friday. TITONKA GIRL EN JOYING LIFE IN CALIFORNIA Titonka, Jan. 13 — Numerous letters from Marguerite 'Budlon'g to her parents tell of the sights in' California. She writes of visiting Hollywood to see the unusual Christmas decorations, und thence to Pasadena to see the floats in the rose carnival parade, at which Glendale won first prize. Mrs. Cogswell, former Titonka resident, called on. her and took her for a long drive. She says; "We /drove' to Santa Monica to se'e the beach from the hills, and then to Beverly Hills and Hollywood, where we saw Hollywood Mt. and the Fox and First National studios. I have been promised a pass to visit the studios a little later. AVe also saw the Hollywood Bowl, a natural amphitheater whose large bowl throws the sound back to the audience." Another day was spent fit Long Beach. She also mentioned visiting the park where lowans hold their picnics. She says she likes it 'so well she will stay nine months. Etta limns Fanner's Hrlde— Etta Bruns, Titonka, and Jqhn Fahrenholtz, German township, were married .last week Wednesday at the Immanuel Lutheran church, northeast of Titonka, the Rev. A. Kilian performing the ceremony. After March '1; the couple will be at home on Mrs. Conradl's farm In Hancock county. Last week -Monday the newlyweds were serenaded at a charivari by several groups of young people. Afterwards the sere- naders were treated to ice cream and cake. Auxiliary Makes Many Garments— • Members of the local American Legion Auxiliary recently made 49 garments which were mailed to the supply shelf at Des Moines. They also shipped many other 1 garments, quilts, etc. They eent 175 new magazines, tobacco, cigarettes, and playing cards to the Veterans hospital at Knoxville, and also furnished funds to,assist the tenth district In the January carnival at the" hospital. Mrs. Gartner Improves Rapidly— The Rev. L. G. 'Gartner returned Saturday from Rochester where he •has been staying with his wife who had an operation for goiter. Mrs. Senator Patterson to I). M.— Senator G. W. Patterson left last Thursday for Des Moines to attend sessions of the legislature. *"I 9 m In Partnership with 58,OOO Employes and 45 9 OOO Shareholders" Li-dyardltos Referee 11. It. Games— Harold Granner refereed a basketball game at Bancroft Friday evening. Supt. Lauritzen and Harold Granner refereed a Swea City town team game against Sherburn, Minn., last week Tuesday evening. • "There are 58,000 employes receiving just wages keeping the wheels of Swift & Company going. Many of these employes are my neigh- bora. They live in this town, work here, build their homes. They patronize local merchants, pay taxes like you and me. Their interests are those of this community. "I'm one of the 200,000 producers who deliver butterfat, eggs and poultry to a Swift & Company produce plant and receive cash for my products. There are more than 80 of these plants. And I'm also one of the 45,000 shareholders of this concern, who receive areturn on their investment. "It makes a big family, doesn't it? But we are all proud to belong to it and to do our part. It's a mighty fine thing to have contact with an organization which can thrive on an average margin of less than 2 cents on every dollar of its total sales, and yet — everyone receives a fair return for what he does. "The 58,000 employes receive just wages; the 45,000 shareholders receive a return on their investments. The 200,000 producers get spot cash for their suppliesanddon'thavetofearlocal gluts or shortages, for Swift's nation-wide distribution, through 600 car routes and 400 branch houses, assures them of an ever ready market. "Next time you ask for Brookfield Butter, Brookfield Eggs or Golden West Fatted Fowl, remember that many of your own home folks take part in producing and marketing the supplies under those labels." Swift & Company Algona, Iowa Swift's Premium Quality Brookfield Eggs, Premium Milkfed Chickens and Golden West Fowl prepared by Algona people. On sale by local dealers. . Other Burt. News. J. N. Holding and his sons Curtis and Arthur went to Oakdale Saturday to visit Mrs. Holding, patient at the state sanitarium. From there Arthur left for Arkansas, where he has a position in forestry work. Mrs. Olene Jacobson, Graettinger, and her baby came Tuesday to spend a few days at L. D. Hodgson's, while Doctor Jucobson is attending a veterinary convention at Des Moines. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Schroeder returned last week Wednesday from Ames, where they spent a few days with their daughters, Mrs. R. A. Bartlett and Mrs. Chas. Kenning. Mrs. C. O. Bailey and her daughter spent the week-end with the former's husband at Inwood, where he is now looking after the affairs of a closed bank. The F. RummeLs, Popejoy, and Dr. and Mrs. M. J. Kenefick, Algona, with their son Paul, were Sunday guests at the Dr. W. T. Peters home. Dr. and Mrs. IT. S. Van Vrankin will leave for Dee Moines this week Tuesday to attend the annual convention of the state veterinary association. Willis Chipman, who has been working at Milwaukee a year or two, came home Sunday to visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Chipman. Russell Chipman came up from Ames Saturday to visit his parents and attend the funeral of his cousin, Arthur Brown, at Garner Sunday. Mrs. A. H. Nafus, Nashua, is visiting the E. O. Chipmans and helping care for Mrs. Chijiman, who has been ill for a number of months. Mr. and Mrs. N. E. Bartlett, daughter Margaret, and son Harley, Algona, were Sunday dinner guests at W. A. Ladendorff's. The Methodist Aid met last week Wednesday afternoon at the church with Mrs. Geo. Gray and Bertha Daniels as hostesses. Mrs. Paul Moore spent last week at her daughter Mrs. L. J. Schmidt's at Corwith. Mrs. Moore has been in poor health of late. Catherine Manus, working at the Lu Verne post office, spent the week-end -with, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Manus. The Roy Ringsdorfs entertained the Jesse Dugans, R. S. Johns, and .Semester Examinations Over- Semester examinations were given in the local schools last week. This ended the first half of our school year and put some pupils' minds at ease, though others are ,.not so happy. Three Leave for California— John and Alfred Kramersmeier and Howard Mayne left by car last week Wednesday for Los Angeles, They expected to be gone about three months. Lincoln Road Program Adopted— Lincoln township trustees, Paul Hertzke, Bert Edwards, and J. H. Warburton, and Township Clerk Bert Coder met at the Warburtons' last Thursday afternoon to decide on the 1931 township road program to be submitted to the supervisors. Son for Mr. and Mrs. Wirtjes— A son was • born to the Edward Wlrtjes, Lakota, at Kossuth Hospital, Algona, last week. Mre. Wirtjes was formerly Elsie Boeckholt and this makes the Anton Boeck- holts grandparents for the second time In three weeks. Mrs, Thompson's Mother Sick— Mrs. George Thompson was called to Lu Verne Tuesday by news of the serious illness of her mother, Mrs. W. B. Mason, who has creeping paralysis. Independent Quint Organized— The Ledyard independent basketball team met last Thursday night and organized. Ten men attended. Cabinets Have Dinner— Members of the Epworth League cabinets from Ledyard and Lakota had a dinner party at the Rev. Frank Johnson's last week Tuesday evening. Mrs. Logan brought the young folks over from Ledyard. Mrs. Ed ITuderduhl Recovering— Mrs. Arthur Lester, daughter Lucile, and Pearl Estle were Algona shoppers Saturday. They also called on Mrs. Ed Underdahl at the Algona hospital, and report her to be recovering rapidly. Gartner will return 21 days after the operation. She is recovering rapidly. Lodges In Joint Installation— A public joint installation of officers was held by the Rebekahs and Odd Fellows at their hall here last week Tuesday evening. The Algona chapter put on the work, after which lunch was served. Titonka Veteran Has Examination- William Peterson was called to Algona last week Tuesday afternoon by Dr. Walter Fraser, examining physician for veterans under the compensation and Insurance regulations. Legion Post Planning Play— At the regular meeting of the Legion last Thursday evening committees were appointed to supervise a home talent play to raise funds Withe organization. 5-15 Horses Bot-Fly Treated— . Dr, R. C. Ball has treated 545 horses In this vicinity in the hot fly eradication program put on by the farm bureau. He has 1000 more horses to treat. Other Ledyard. Will Neuenfeldt, of Buckeye, came Friday to visit his parents for several days. He was accompanied by Ben Thorns Karl. and the Tatter's son .Mayor Mussmaii SU'U Abed— Mayor Mussman became seriously ill Friday morning, apparently with heart trouble; and has been in bed since. At last reports he was no better. IT'S WARM] not weight that counts— GRENADIER COAL bums so evenly that you need use far less of it than ordinary coals. This means comfortable warmth at a substantial saving not,only of money but of labor, for GRENADIER necessitates fewer trips to the furriace. GRENADIER COAL is sold only by Authorized Dealers, an assurance of service in thorough keeping with the quality of the coal, itself. The Consolidation Goal Co., Inc; FRED ANDERSON Dealer in Grain, Seeds, Mill Feed, Hay, and Coal , Phone 808 Algona, Iowa Authorized Dealer Grenadier Coal Formerly sold as Consolidation Millers Cree '.;••' STATEMENT OF CONDITION OP People's Savings Bank organized under the laws of Iowa, located at St. Benedict, In County of Koesuth, at the close of business on the 31st rt.iy December, A. D. 1930. > '. . RESOURCES Loans and Discounts, Bonds and Securities ——:_-_ Overdrafts ". Banking House $ Furniture and Fixtures . — Other real estate owned . , Due from banks and bankers, cash and cash Items ._ . 1,000.00 2,000.00 10,000.00 7,600.00 70,343.58 Total Eesources .— LIABILITIES Capital Stock Surplus fund ._ Undivided profits (after deducting expenses) Individual deposits subject to check— Time certificates of deposit 108/182.59 Demand certificates, certified checks cashier's checks & unpaid dividends 2,268.66 Due clearing house Bank overdrafts . '. . Bills payable with Federal Reserve Bank Bills payable other than with. Federal Reserve Bank ...— ... Rediscounts '. __ ' s Total Liabilities 141.791.Bl 3,000.( 4S,!)8Ui 200,21)4.0 17,500. 2,000.« Noi Noi Noi 200,294.8 STATE PF IOWA, KOSSUTH COUNTY, 88. We, Martin Rahm, President, and B. F. Rahm, Cashier, the bank above named, do solemnly swear that the statement is full true and correct, to the beat of our knowlf and belief. (Bank Seal.) . MARTIN RAHM, President I E. F. RAHM, CaihUr. Sworn to before me and *ub*crlbed In my prManoe by Rahm and E. F. Rahm,' this 6th day of January, 1931. (Notarial Seal.) E. A. SCHEMEL, Notary Public In and for Kowuth Attested by Jos. Rahm and John L. Raakopf, Directors. Farmers Are Holding Sales— A large crowd attended the Jacob Ellman sale Saturday, and articles sold well. John Furst and Henry Beenken will also hold sales. Evelyn Anderson, telephone operator at Chicago, came Saturday for two weeks at the parental Gus Anderson home. Mr. and Mrs. Otto Baumann, newly married couple near Blue Earth, spent Sunday at the parental Baumann home. Mrs. P. C. Jergenson and Mrs. Minnie Gallaghan left Friday for Minneapolis for a two weeks vacation. Latest reports from James Lloyd are that he is elowly gaining and was able to sit up awhile Sunday. Eva Maude Wenzell, Swea City, spent the week-end with her father William Wenzell. The Methodist W. F. M. S. will meet this week Thursday with Mrs. D. B. Mayer. The Tom O'Keefes, Blue Earth, were Sunday dinner guests at Max Nitz's. William Weinberger came last week Tuesday for an extended visit here. The J. H. Welfares spent Sunday at Sam Welfare's, near East Chain. The George Moultons were Algona callers last Thursday. Ray Marquis has a new Plymouth coupe. Hunters Find no Wolves— The Bobo boys were wolf hunting in Plum Creek Sunday, hut did not get track of any wolves. Other Latota. The Gus Torlnes went to Swea City last week Monday evening, and Mr. Torlne attended a school put on by Dr. J. O. F. Price on the care of hogs. Mrs. Torino visited the McNeils, who were neighbors of the Torines when they lived west of Swea City 11 years ago. The Albert Bleichs, Burt, visited last week at the Floyd Koepke'e, who operate a barber shop and beauty parlor. Mr. Bleich is a former editor of the North Kossuth Record, and has been working in a printing office at Carroll. Jerome Campbell, agent for the Maytag washing machine with headquarters in Omaha, has been transferred to Mankato, and the family visited Mr. Campbell's Bister, Mrs. Ed Kienltz last week on the way to Mankato. The Elmer Dargs were Sunday dinner guests of the Otto Koppens Sunday. In the afternoon Elmer and Otto went to Stevens to visit at A. Bosnia's. Mrs. Ray Estle and daughters. Post mistress Undergoes Operation— A. M. Peterson took Mrs. Peterson to Rochester, where she underwent an operation for gall stones and appendicitis Friday. M.r. Peterson is still with her. Doctors Examine Anton Puiinkuk— Anton Pannkuk was taken to Algona Saturday for an x-ray examination in an effort to locate the •cause for his recent ill health. Indians Lose to Titonka lost a basketball game at Ledyard Friday evening, 20-17. Other TJtonka. Herman Rachut has opened up a real estate, farm loan, and insurance office in the First National bank building, C. A. Thomas returned last week Tuesday from South Dakota, where he had spent New Years at the par- Baking ental home. The Fred Adamsons drove to Hardy Sunday to spend the day with a sister of Mrs. Adamson and her family. Mrs. Ray Bonacker entertained at a 1 o'clock bridge luncheon last week Tuesday afternoon. Mr. Taylor, Morison, ' 111., went home Saturday evening after a week here on business. Art Roy, formerly of Bancroft, is assistant receiver for the First National bank here. Mr, and Mrs. H. A. French spent several days last week at Minneapo- 11+3. Casper Wiggins from Minnesota visited his brother George last week. Eight carloads of stocfc were shipped from her* Saturday. Velma Larson went to Neb., Tuesday, Service ^ The well dressed man or worn* have their wearing apparel cleaned regularly. We give y< prompt and satisfactory lervk us in our new quarters Modern Dry Cleaners

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