Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on December 17, 1931 · Page 11
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 11

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 17, 1931
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KOSSUTH COUNTY AtWAWm ALOONA, IOWA A True Christmas Store CHRIS CHILLES&HERBST much is written in the current advertisements of re- tall stores about "Christmas Spirit" that we feel disposed to add 1 our bit. Back of the quiet dignity of our decorations, which seem to reflect the quality of the merchandise we sell, are 61 years of tradition— 61 years of striving for an ideal. At no time is this idealism more manifest than during the holiday season. PAGE TiTONKA WOMAN PASSES AFTER A SHORTJLLNESS Titonka, Dec. 15 _ Mrs. Aaron Heed, Newton, ill., arrived at E. O. Slack's Monday morning. She was called because of the Illness O f her daughter, Mrs. Grace Slack, who died Monday morning at 7:30. Mrs. Slack had had the flu, and she became very 111 Saturday evening and unconscious Sunday morning, and did not regain consciousness. Violet Slack, who hud bee attending college at Mornlngslde, was called Sunday morning, and got here at 7:15 Sunday evening. OLD TIMERS TELL NEW DETAILS OF WHITTEMORE JOKE pur show windows, with Christmas candles and wreaths, to our front upstairs windows with their simplicity of decorations you will find at Chrischilles & Herbst the true spirit of Christmas. Soft^ seductive music from our radio, courteous, experienced- salesladies, an atmosphere of peacefulness and complete harmony, all reflect themselves in purchases at this store. • '„ • •" Christmas means more to us than the mere selling of merchandise; we wish more than ever at this, time of the year to wrap into each package that leaves the store, a bit of satisfaction, a touch of joy, a little thought for a Merry Christmas and health and happiness for the New Year; will your FLORAL GIFTS Are Most Acceptable Have you been invited out this Christmas? Send your hostess flowers! And for gifts that are different, we suggest: Pots of Poinsettias — ____ *1-W *» * 2>5 ° Cyclamen ______ $1.00 to $2.50 Begonias_rr"Zr__'_L _______ $1.00 to $2.00 Cherry Trees __,. ____________ ,-' 5c *» $ 1<5 ° Primroses __________ _50c to $1.25 Perns _______________________ 25c to $2.00 Cut bloms of choice Roses — $8 to $4 dozen Poinsettiaa, per bloom --------- *0c *» 60c Carnations' ___ $1.50 to $2.00 dozen t Chrysanthemums _____ $8.50 to $4.00 dozen ^nap Dragons _______________ -W.50 dozen PJnglish Blue Violets, per bunch— ---- *J.OO |Corsages_ ___ $1.00 to $8.00 each paskets of mixed Flowers »2,50 to $5 and up When you buy gifts here, we wrap them ttractively and deliver them, You don t to bother about that. ORDER EARLY! Algona Greenhouses PHONE 805 Tltonkit Defeats Algona 14-12— Titonka defeated Algona 14-12 in a basketball game at Algona Friday night. The game was exciting, the Jest game Titonka has played this season. Those who attended from fitonka were Doyle Craven, the L ». Larsons, Arthur Jay and Edith Mae Budlong, Doris and Ruth Stott Rosa Pouelsen, Helen Reed, Bernlce and Stanley 'Larsen, Margaret Cal- lles, the Carl F. Callies, the Wil Ham . Boykens, Leota Oesterrelcher the Raymond Krantz's, Martin Drey er, Barbara Ball, Viola Rlke, th Clarence Hoons, the Ted Dunmlre's Edith Reynolds, Martin Brandt, Sam Reynolds, and William Stott. at Lnkota with Arlene Lewis. Aletha Schrewle spent the week-end with her parents at Hnyfleld. Lola Stephens was In Algona shop. Ping Saturday afternoon, and in Buffalo Center visiting friends Sunday afternoon. Mrs. E. o. Miller, daughter Hazel, ana the a. D. Welhousens drove to Algona to shop Saturday afternoon. The Dr. n. C. Balls were. Sunday dinner guests at the Mrs. Elizabeth Amesbury home at Algona. NEIGHBORS HUSK CORN FOR INJURED GOOD HOPE FARMER Good Hope, Dec. 15 — A week ago Monday neighbors of Fred Plumb n southwest Good Hope neighbor- iood, came In on him to husk out I crsvllle, and that he operated a, shoe he corn which Injuries received In store In „ frnm* h,,n,iir,;. n hn,,r The reprinting of the famous key joke perpetrated at Whittemore some 35 years ago, stirred the memories of some of the old timers at Whlttemore, and Seth B. Cairy's Champion last week gave further details of the keys dropped from the mysterious airship as follows: F. o. Hahn says that it was not Herman Rantzow, now living in Caj. ifornla, that perpetrated the hoax, but a shoe dealer by the name of Adam Seller. Thos. Carmody bears out Mr. Hahn with like statements. H e says that if he remembered rightly that Seller came to Whlttemore from Dy- DERRICK IS ERECTED AT LEDYARD TO LOAD BEETS Ledyard, Dec. IB—A large derrick to load beets arrived last week Monday evening, and a crew started work with it the following day. They load on an average 22 cars a day. It Is estimated there will be 176 cars all told, and 76 acres had already been sent out. i fall three weeks store In a frame building about ago had kept where the Elscheld pool parlor Is from getting out. Twelve teams | now located. He was a great be- llever In advertising and worked out nude short work of the job, so that the following morning there was little left i n the field. It was a fine demonstration of neighborly many novel stunts, among them the keys, and the chest containing the five dollar bill. Seller later closed moved to Legion Commander to Speak— Arrangements are being made t Install a radio at "W. J. Denton home and hold open house there o Christmas day, In order that thos who do not hav e radios may listen to the address of the state Legion commander, Bob Colflesh, of Des Molncs, who will talk over station WOI, Ames, at 4 p. m. Besides being the much loved commander of the Iowa Legion, Bob Is a member of the I. O. O. F. and the Re- munitles." about A i i , ~ * »**^ iiuiitu uui, otsner i kindness and deeply appreciated by out In Whlttemore and v/t' 1"« ^i 8 ' P ' U ^ b| Wh ° are not Dubuque, and It Is thought he died yet definitely certain of all who U>me years ago. took part in the Incident. A for- Mr. Carmody tells us that Seller mer Good Hope resident, on -hear- approached him at one time and told ng of the affair, remarked, "That h i m that he had a scheme to make Is just like Good Hope! You only h o ts of money and do it easily. Tom ,, , . . - from there to was all agog over the Idea and wish- find out how different they are' that way from most other com-1 told hlm that he had been paymg 25 cents per bottle for beer that he Boys to Be Taught Scouting— I had to drlnk ln Whlttemore, while it The Llv e Wires Sunday school COUld be obtained at about seven class, which Includes a group of boys ccnts per bottle by buvln e H by the from 10 to 15 years of age, met at barrel In Dubuque. His scheme was the Good Hope parsonage for a to Purchase the beer in Dubuque social evening Friday. The class,' shl P !t to Whlttemore and drink all which is rightly named, will meet| that he could, thus saving about 18 once a month from now on for re- cents per bottle, creation and Instruction in some of He had it figured out that in a the rudiments of Boy Scout work, short while the savings would run There Is a possibility that an appli- ln to considerable money, and he cation may be made to headquarters could conceive of no nicer and eas • , 1 . , . . I ~»«."W1, lI|U,y "^ IHUAA^I UU IlCitUllUttl L«l M ~"M*M *,u.iw^*T*- wi l.v* lll\»l.* u*lu v»lw bekahs, being an orphan who was for authorlt t organize a scout pa- Her way to make money than to reared in the Odd Fellow Home at . . ... » " " .".*? ... "™L^i, •*„».. „„* Wntnv, tt«, =0,,!™= at Fairmont with his sister, Mrs. George Christopher. Walto Meyer, who had his tonsils removed a week ago Monday at Burt, is not able to be about much yet. He is now staying with Mr. and Mrs. D. Cordes at Whittemore. Mrs. Carl Zumach was sick the fore part of the week, but Is now improving. Hilda Wlchtendahl is working at William Furstenau's.. Ben Seegebarth was Injured recently when a wagon ran over his hand while he was picking corn. He has been picking at the Jno. Seegebarth's, near Fenton. Mr. and Mrs. Noah Reisner spent last week Wednesday evening with the latter's mother, Mrs, Chris Selrns, near Whlttemore. Hanna, Margaret, and Ada Flene and Ruth Schmiel, attending the Algona high school, visited over the week-end' with 'their, respective par ents, the Rev. and.Mrs. E. Flene and Teacher and Mrs. Schmiel. A surprise party was given at the Richard Potratz home Friday eve ning in honor of the birthdays o Richard Potratz, Herbert Potratz and Edward Kohlwes. Cards wer played, the high scores being won by Noah Reisner, Mrs. Herman Reisner, and Mrs. John Kohlwes. Mr. and Mrs. Julius Will drove to Truman, Minn., last week Wednes day to spend the day with Mrs. Will's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walters. Carl Pojohn is working at Noah Reisner's. Gerald, son of the Rev. and Mrs. E. Flene, is now employed at the Mason City, P. T. A. Meet Delayed a Month— The next P. T. A. meeting has been postponed till next month be cause of the death of Mrs. E. O. Slack. The program next month will be group singing; talk on diph thorla, Estelle Bonacker; grading papers, Supt. C. D. Hoon; report of Parent-Teachers meeting at Al gona, Mrs. Raymond Bonacker. Slides have been received from Iowa City for pictures which will be shown to illustrate dlphterla immu nizatlon, which Is being sponsored by the parent-Teacher association.' trol which would include this group drink beer and watch the savings of boys and any others of suitable accumulate. However, it is not on age in the community. record that his savinge ever reached great proportions. They would be Teacher injured in Fall— very much like some of the profits Margaret Dodds, who was injured made by boys who fool with the by a fall while about her teaching stock market and gamble in the duties at the No. 3 school one day graln plt- In any event , it was a last week, Is not making satisfactory nlce scheme , and we might be recovery from the sprained condi- tempted to try Seller's theory, were of her knee. She has been it not for the {act that old man ' Vol . 8tead wheel back in 1918. Titonka Loses to Lone Rock— Titonka's basbetball teams played a double-header at Lone Rock last week Tuesday night. Titonka's first team suffered its first defeat this year, 18-16, out of four games. Titonka's second team won, 16-10. Among those who went from here were Loraine F and Loraine M. Peterson, Doris arid Ruth Stott, Rosa Pouelsen, and Edith Reynolds. To Sing Christmas Carols— A community Christmas tree has been decorated by the combined different organizations for Saturday, December 19. A special treat will be given to the children and several carols will be sung. Carols are: The First Noel, It Came Upon a Midnight Clear, Hark! the Herald Angels Sing, and Silent Night, Night. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Will Knoll, of Lone Rock, will supply her] school during the balance of the! week. Community Luncheon Well Attended The community luncheon at the D. C. Gardner home last Thursday was well attended and much enjoyed. An informal program of com.' munity singing and appropriate readings added to the interest. Thes e depressed times are turning people to the simpler social activities. We have been so busy during prosperity rushing off to look for a thrill 50 or 100 miles away that we had forgot ten how much fun one can have just visiting with the neighbors. Mrs. Mittag Has pneumonia— Mrs. Mittag, mother of Mrs. Ben Reid, is seriously ill at the Reid home with an attack of pneumonia. Due to her advanced age the disease is difficult to control, but at Peterson's Studio, Algona. Gerald, who has been in New York for the last several years, is an artist and window decorator. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Lorenz, formerly living here, are now employed at the Alfred Walters hamburger shop, Algona. Mrs. Lorenz was formerly Irene Leininger. Lotts Creek Electrical Appliances General Electric Refrigerators Automatic Washers for $59.50 ' Electric Toasters $1.40 Waffle Irons $3.00 SLEDS SKATES SKIIS Wagons Tricycles Special for Friday and Saturday Good House Broom for 29c Kohlhaas Hardware Everything for Christmas A surprise party was given at Fred Jacob's, Algona, in honor of Mrs. Jacob's birthday last week Wednesday evening. Attending from here were Mr. and Mrs. Carl Zumach, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Zumach, Mr. and Mrs. AVilliam Meyer, and Mr. and Mrs. Otto Ohm. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Boettcher were Sunday dinner guests at the Holy I this writing she is holding her own, Her many friends are hoping for an early recovery. Christmas Tree Program Planned— The community Christmas tree committees of the Parent-Teacher association and the Legion Auxiliary will meet at the Legion hall this week Thursday evening at 7:30 to complete plans for a program to be given at the community Christmas tree. Saturday, December 19. Callies Store Puts on Sale— Callies estate is hav- The W ing a 11.6 u, sale, starting" Wednesday and lasting till after Christmas. Twenty additional clerks have been engaged, and the sale is 'being conducted by a veteran salesman from a Minneapolis wholesale house who makes it his business to conduct sales. Auxiliary Sponsors Dental Hygeine The Legion Auxiliary is sponsoring dental hygeine in 16 rural schools, and three schools are. already at work, endeavoring to gain a 100 per cent mark. This work is carried on by the Auxiliary as part of its community service program. ~ Children's Home Is The Woman's club was ed recently at a work meeting at the home of the president, Mrs. Lee O. WoKe Twenty.five little children's dresses were made, besides a couple pair of rompers, ,to send to the Iowa Orphans' Home at Des Moines. Elmores Have Twin Sons— Mr. and Mrs. J? M. Elmore are rejoicing over the birth of a fi" 8 pair of twin boys at their home last Thursday morning. Mother and children are doing fine. Freshmen: Entertain at The freshmen entertained at a last Thursday evening. Every was present but a couple All itllG hiSft .ava wpre invited. Games ^SSTT-n** was —ed at 9:30. Women in Car Upset; Unhurt— ^Returning from Algona Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Hamatreet and Mrs_ . „,.'_ ^ overturned on the south of town. The ac IIjTent waT caused by hitting a rut. 1 ""-' one was injured Other Good Hope. Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Mitchell, of Chicago, have been here since Saturday for a visit with the parents of the former, Mr. and Mrs. Etna Mitchell. They return to Chicago this week Tuesday afternoon. A number of folks from the Good Hope neighborhood attended the chicken supper of the Methodist Aid at Whlttemore last Thursday evening. Their interest and patronage was much appreciated. Pete Martin is working for Will Dodds on a temporary rush Job. He is a dependable worker and is never long without employment. JOE WALKER, PIONEER IN LUVERNEVICINITY, DIES Lu Verne, Dec. 15 — The passing of another pioneer in this locality took place last Thursday when Joe Walkner, 7lli, died at his home live miles southeast of Lu Verne, His death was the result of asthma and complications. Three sons and one daughter survive him. Funeral services were held at Renwick Sunday afternoon. A large number of local young people gathered at the Legion hall, Algona, last Thursday evening for a party in honor of Herbert Potratz's birthday Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Mart Elmore are parents of twins, both boys. Mr. and Mrs. Otto Liesner were Whittemore callers last Thursday, Mrs. Leisner visiting at Herman Zumach's. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Schmidt have both been sick the past week,with the flu. A quarterly meeting was held Sunday-afternoon at the local Lutheran; church. Herbert Potratz has been helping Edward Kuecker. Herbert Kressin, Ladysmith, Wis., arrived Sunday to visit liis sister, Mrs. Otto Liesner. Announcements have been receiv- :d here that the Rev. and Mrs. Edvard Peters, Cherokee, Okla., are parents of a boy, born December 4, their first child. The boy has jeen named Herbert Edward. Mrs. Peters was formerly Irene Meyer. Mrs. Henry Behnke has had a Philco radio installed by Nick Gengler. Lillian Kressin, employed at the Algona telephone exchange, and Mathilda Kressin, who teaches at Fenton, spent Sunday with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Kressin. Bill Liesner visited over Sunday FOE SALE—ATWATEH KENT ra dlo, complete with tubes, battery eliminator, relay switch and loud speaker; $190.00 set going: at Call Advance. Sliced Bread • Good, Wholesome Candy FOR YOUR HOLIDAY ENJOYMENT You'll find it a delightful yet inexpensive luxury to have some go.od wholesome candy in the house for your guests and the family to nibble at. DELICIOUS CHOCOLATE CREAMS, NOUGATS, CARAMELS, FRUIT AND NUT CENTERS, AND MANY OTHER CONFECTIONERY CREATIONS Good Home Made Candies, Candied Apples, Canes Everything in good confectionery at the Algonquin. At moderate prices. 25c to $4.00 YOURS FOR BETTER CANDY THE ALGONQUIN CONFECTIONERY J. F. BEHLMER, Prop. 101 East State Street. Algona, Iowa. Now you can buy Grandmother's Bread evenly sliced, ready to serve, for only 6 cent*. THE GREAT ATLANTIC ft PACIFIC TEA CO. Middle Western Division BEN'S RADIO SHOP FOB The Best in Radio Repairing We maintain the most up-to-date equipment possible to giro you the best service. No charge for Inspection at the shop. SIS East State. . Tabes tested free. Phone 677 YOU NEVER SAW SUCH AN AR- ray of toys and such values as at Gamble Stores. Gifts for the whole family. 8-tube Super-Het radios, $5.00 down. - 25 - 14 I AM RESUMING niy former vocation of Dressmaking, Remodeling Presses, Sewing and Needlework. JESSIE AMAN ed away the day visited there Sunday Sunday evening. before. They and returned of instruction. mui * iS* very quiet on of a fceart condition. The Best in Fuel- Peerless Lump Peerless Furnace Egg Oriental Block Economy tump t ol tfcw couls are the best to »«|f «« ol (tern and become o»« ot our w»y Bat Try fieM customers. Botsford Lumber Co, -v* _ -. _ *•«• ___* i' *,.*,. ' . -i? t. * ^ u... fl lirttHMa ^irill Here is VALUE .. far -beyond the price! Forget for a moment even their inner fineness —a beautifully finished and accurate Guild movement of not less than 15 jewels. Consider only their outer beauly— the smartly designed cases, each with the beauty of true gold—not hardware metal that masquerades as gold. You'll readily agree that our GRUENS represent fine value. But combine the two— plus the prestige of ihe name "GRUEN"—and you have VALUE that is unusual. ' That is why we say: ''Before you buy any watch compare it with a GRUEN." Prices for many smart designs begin as low as $25. ««*! $*"

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