Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on January 7, 1932 · Page 10
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Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa · Page 10

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50 Years Wed Parish to Ware Contcsl>- A "BOO" and Bunco contest begins next Tuesday night at the St. Benedict school hall and will continue on January 19-26, February 2, • 'closing Monday night, February S. An extra attraction will be a penny handkerchief raffle. Entries are to be in by Monday, January IS, at 5 p. m. with Mrs. Laura Fehr. First entries receive first tables. Arrange for tables and partners, same .partners during contest. Prizes will be awarded at close of the contest. Xmnch, hot meat, sandwiches, pickles, cake, and coftee will be served. 'The entrance fee is 25c each week. If each member of the parish spends 75 cents a week during the five weeks and 25c entrance fee, with cards and lunch, and 50c each night towards the raffle, the goal can be made with ease. The success of the contest will prove to the public the pride and interest the people take in their parish. The income derived from the contest will be given to the pastor to be used toward the parish debts. The names of all in attendance will be published at the end of contest and credH given to those who deserve it. This contest is being sponsored by-the Sacred Heart Mission club, and all expenses are being taken care of by the club. The entire parish is invited. Bach program begins at 8:15 sharp. afr. and Mrs. W. K Mr. and Mrs. Ben Winkle. —Cuts courtesy Dee M. Register. Wedding Date Observed— Mr. and Mrs. Louis Hintx were] . happily surprised last week Tuesday night, when relatives and friends gathered at their home to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the couple's marriage. The crowd met first at the home- of the daughter, Mr.H. Oscar Kohlwes, and i from there proceeded to the Hintz was there when they arrived. Mr. j Hintz being with friends in the j neighborhood. Later he arrived to find his home filled with sue.sts.' Lunch in cafeteria stylp was serv-1 ed. Then the pastor, the Rev. P. J. Braner, s;ive a short address. | pointing out the many benefits the couple had received from the Lord during their 35 years of married life. The pastor's address was followed by short talks and congratulations. The rest of the evening: was spent at visiting. Mr. and Mrs. Hintz were married at the Lutheran church at Lu Verne by the Rev. Mr. Gottlieb Haar. were Dr. and Mrs. H. L. McCorkle, Mr. and Mrs. Ray McCorkle,. Mrs..| Victor Young. Rockwell City, and j Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Ballard, Mason j City. , . - the president, and the leader, the latter being Mabel Kent. A Christmas program featured by carol singing was then" given. Dinner was served by a committee of three girls, the tables being attractive with' gay Christmas trees. The H. D, A. gave a report of the county 4'H work for tl.931 and told of the outlook for tt'932. There was an attendance of 35. Considerable time was spent In December on planning county activities for 1932. Yearbook pro-. grams will be uniform throughout the county this year. Helps for program making were summarized into two circular letters for club leaders, and three special conferences were held with leaders. Six Farm Bureau community meetings were attended in the month. These meetings had a total attendancs of 513, or an average of 85 at each meeting. Three of the meetings are worthy of special notice. A regular joint monthly meeting of the Greenwood-Ramsey Farm Bureaus was held Tuesday, December 8, at the Bancroft schoolhouse, and some 175 people heard the program, which featured a report by Mary Olsch on her trip to the Chicago International. The Lincoln F. B. met' Thursday afternoon, December 117, at the j home of Mr. nnd Mrs. L. Sachs, and' lit 'program of Christmas recitations and songs was given, 65 people attending. ^: '^^^^^^^j^L^L^^t^fjjSfSUsSSm COttMtY ADVANCE REV, F, A, SMILEY PASTOR 27 YEARS C. B. Murtagh had received ft v eopy of the Qrintiell Herald containing the following obituary of the Rev. F. A. Smiley: Foster Albert Smiley was born April 4, 1871 In Benton Co., Maine. When 0 years of age he came west with his family who settled In ChllHcothe, Mo., where he grew up. After finishing high school he learned the printers' trade and worked at It for a .time before entering Dairy College at Springfield, Mo. He was graduated from college In 1S!)8 having previously decided to study for the ministry. In the fall of the same year lie entered. McCormick Theological Seminary, Chicago. The last year of seminary work, the spring of 1901, culminated In three impor- tnat events— his graduation from the seminary, ordination into the ministry, and his marriage to Sophia Parsons. With his bride he took up his work in Fort Dodge Presbytery, In Iowa. He served churches In this Presbytery for all but four of the twenty-three years of hl« preaching —those four being given to the pastorate oC the First Presbyterian church of Geneseo, 111." His lust pastorate was at Jefferson, Iowa, which lasted for seven years—till he . compelled to reltftSUfch wprk bn account of broken 'health. Me leaves to- mourn him 'his*, wife, Sophia P. Smiley and f6iif< sons: Ralph B. Smiley, of Cleveland; Paul P. Smiley, -of Chicago; Foster Albert 'Smiley Jr., of #uthrle Center; and Dwlght C. Smiley, of Orlnnell. Also one brother, '.fi. O. Smiley, of 'Shawnee, Okla., and three Infant grandchildren. All his sons were with the mother at hl» bedside. During his active life as a Presbyterian minister he filled the following 'pastorates: West Bend; Blalrstown; Geneseo, 111.; Algona; and Jefferson. The funeral service was held at the Congregational church Wednesday afternoon, the Rev. Marlon Humphreys, one of the secretaries of the Presbytrlan church with offices in Omaha spoke of the college and seminary days When he and Mr. Smiley were classmates. The Rev. E. L. Marousek, pastor of the Presbyterian church at Jefferson, successor to Mr. Smiley In that church and secretary, of the Fort Dodge Presbytery spoke about the exceptionally constructive work of Mr. Smiley in active pastorates and his faithful service in the Presbytery. Mr. Inglis, minister of the Grinnell Congregational church where the' Smlleys have been affiliated since coming to Grinnell, paid tribute to his active Interest in his adopted church and his vital spirit during the years of retirement. Watch for Me; 1*11 be at CHRISGHILLES & HERBSt Next Week Full details will be found ii| next week's papers to Install Officers— The Odd Fellows and the Rebe- kahs will hold joint installation of officers at the hall next Tuesday evening. L. G. Pool, Algona, deputy grand master, will install the Odd Fellow officers, and Gladys Beace, D. D. P., of Burt, will install the Itiebekah officers. After installation there will be a social hour, and light refreshments will be served. Wutcli Tarty at Irviiigton— I Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Weber, near! Irvington, entertained at a watch | party Xew Year's eve. After games' and stunts a two course lunch was j served. Attending were the Arthur) Helbergs, Henry Johannsons, Ed- | ward Carneys, Floyd Bacons, Roy j j Bjustroms, Russell Maxwells, and ] Wtllard Ringgenbergs. Celebrate Wedding Hate— •Mr. and Mrs. Russell T.,. Maxwell were guests of honor at 7 o'clock dinner at Mr. and Mrs. Jewell M. Patterson's, south of town, Sunday evening in celebration of their eighth wedding anniversary. Fourteen guests attended. The Maxwells were married Jan- : uary 3, 1I124, by the Rev. Mr. Forrester at the Algona Methodist parsonage. Mr. Maxwell was employed at the Mann Auto company as a mechanic for a year. The couple •then moved to Cedar Falls, where he whs foreman of the Wagner Manufacturing company. Later they moved to Waterloo, where Russell was inspector and trouble-shooter at the John Deere tractor factory for over a year. For the past three years they and their 7-year-old son Robert Duane have occupied the tenant house on the Patterson Look- Out dairy farm. Phyllis Colenian 12; Dinner— Phyllis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ross Colenian, observed her 12th birthday anniversary on New Year's, and in honor of the event the family entertained her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Coleman and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Tripp, at dinner. New Club Meets Saturday— The recently organized Crusaders club, a Baptist Junior Missionary society, met Saturday with Delia Aloe. The afternoon's entertainment consisted of reading the first chapter of Off to the Sea, by Minerva Colenian. After the reading there was a discussion, and this was followed by a business meeting, following which games were and refreshments served. played Esther Casler was assisting hostess. The club membership follows: Dorothy DeMott, Rosabelle Jones, Neva Ellsworth, Minerva, Elizabeth and Phyllis Coleman, Rena Bakken, Lillian Schultz, Helen Heuser, Edna Sill, Delia Moe. Esther Casler, Edith Tibbette, Shirley Ellsworth, Arlene Holdren. Helen Heuser is the club's president, and Elizabeth Coleman secretary, leader. Mrs. Dore Freeh is Academy Parties Are planned— A series of five parties will be Woman's Club Meets Tomorrow— The Woman's club will meet tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 at the city library, and Mrs. A. A. Bishop will give a talk on the Inca Indians of Peru. There will also be music. Other Society IVews Lyle Schmidt, Spirit Lake, went home Saturday after visiting since j last week Tuesday with Mrs. H. D. Clapsaddle. Miss Schmidt and Mrs. Clapsaddle attended I. S. T. C., Cedar Falls, together. She teaches in the Spirit Lake schools. Myrtle Beane, oC Duluth, Minn., arrived two weeks ago yesterday and is making an indefinite stay with the E. J. Murtaghs. Myrtle has been an instructor of music in the state teachers college at Duluth the past several years. • Mr. and Mrs. E. J. McEvoy entertained at dinner and bridge Sunday night. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Kain, Mrs. A. C. Wllley, Caroline and Christine Wernert, Mary Biggins, and Josephine McEvoy, of Clare. Mrs. H. W. Pletch entertained her bridge club Monday night. Contract bridge tables, with winning the high score. After bridge refeshments were served. Baptist women will meet this afternoon with Mrs. A. S. Heuser at the parsonage. Assisting hostesses will be Mesdames W. D. Howie, Hugh Pierce, Wm. Cook, and Raj- Barton. Mrs. J. O. Paxson entertained the Get-Together club at luncheon and bridge Monday noon. Mrs. M. P. Weaver won the high score. Mrs. S. E. McMahon was a guest of the club. The Legion Auxiliary will meet was played at three Mrs. E. A. Schemel given by St. Cecelia's parish at the I tomorrow night at the Legion hall Academy, beginning next Monday night. There will be cards from s till 10. after which there will be lunch and dancing. Prizes will be given for the high scores in bridge and Five Hundred. Tournament announcements in both games will be give out Monday night. The price cf admission will Iw 35c, and everyone will be welcomed. The committee in charge of the first party follows: Philomena Quinn, Esther Lamuth. Helen Zittritsch. Catherine Doran, Gladys Matern, Luella Czapp, Helen Beslenlehner, Mark Stanton, [Arnold Elbert. Kenneth Frankl, Anthony Stoeffel, Richard Vaughn, and Ira Kohl. Committees for the four following parties will be an nounced later. Holdrens Are 50 Years Wed— Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Holdren observed their 50th wedding anniversary December 29, and the event was celebrated Sunday at dinner at the Holdren home, the five children and their families attending. Following is a list of the guests Mr. and Mrs. II. C. Holdren, Harlan, two sons; the J. F. Devines, Irvington; M. J. Holdren, two sons : the Ira Duttons, and Mrs. Wllbui Holdren and her children, and Irene Walker, of Hobarton; and Mrs Holdren's sister, Mrs. Harvey John eon. and her husband, of Avoca Minn. Many gifts and greeting it 7:30. A program will be followed by a social hour in charge of Mrs. F. W. Green's division. The Lutheran Dorcas society will meet tomorrow aternoon at 2:30 with Mrs. Charles Rosewall. cards were received from out town relatives and friends. of Harried 59 Years Ago— ID Sunday's Des Moines Register appeared the picture of Mr. and Mrs. William Walters who observed their 59th wedding anniversary New Year's. Mr. and Mrs. Walters are parents of Mrs. H. E. Sor- stedt, with whom they make their home most of the time. They are spending some time with a daughter, Mrs. C. Otis Parker, at Des Moines. Mrs. Parker entertained at dinner in their honor New Year's day. Party Hinors Duluth Visitors— Mr. and Mrs. Victor Lowe entertained at dinner in honor of their guests, Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Claw- eon, Duluth, last week Tuesday Alter dinner the group ^hlttemore to attend a dance at Academy. Oner dinner guests DECEMBER IS ACTIVE MONTH IN F, B, WORK By Muriel Body, H. D. A. Fourteen townships received project lessons during December. Town ships which studied Lesson 1 on chair caning were Greenwood, Bam sey, Harrison, Swea, Lincoln, Led yard, Lu Verne, and German. Four townships took Lesson 2 on the re finishing of furniture: Grant, He bron, Plum Creek, and Riverdale Burt took a lesson on block print ing, the fourth lesson in the pro ject group, and Portland the third lesson, on household fabrics. A total of 207 leaders attended these township training schools Lessons l and 2 have now been pre sented in 18 of the county's 28 townships. Thirty-five follow up meetings have been reported, witi 199 women reached. Only one 4-H club meeting was attended by the H. D. A. during the month. Two meetings dated for at tendance were concelled. due to th bad condition of the roads. The Wesley Willing Worker gave their annual Christmas program Saturday afternoon, Decem ber 19, when they were hostesse to the mothers. Each club membe gave a short report teling what sh had gained from her 1931 club work Summaries of the year's club actlv ities were given by the secretary WANT ADS FOR SALE — GOOD BOBSLED.— See John Briggs, N. Dodge st. pi Steele's Final "Clean before Inventory Our Entire Stock is "On the Bargain Block" These prices quoted are ABSOLUTELY the LOWEST prices you will ever see on merchandise of similar quality. COST and PROFITS have all been forgotten. We must turn MERCHANDISE into CASH before we take INVENTORY. Suits & Overcoats -' " • * • * " Man! Oh! Man! Look at these prices—Mn Thrifty Buyer; can you, dare you, in justice to yourself and family overlook & bonafide money-saving opportunity such as this? . Lot I $25 Values Out they go at Lot II $30 $35. Value* Out they go at i.OO Lot III $40 & $45 .00 Out they Men's Men's 36-inch coats, belt* ed all around, reinforced pockets' with leather. Generous sized beaverlzed collar. $2*95 Men' Work Sweaters Men's Jersey sweater coats, part wool fleeced back. Two styles, coat and blouse styles. 79c Special Group Suits &0'Coats Here is a special group of new fall and winter suits and overcoats selling up to $20.00. Out they go at $10 Men's Fleeced Union Suits Here it is, a real underwear bargain. Soft, fluffy, flat fleece, long sleeves and ankle length, Don't miss out on this at Wm. C. Steele Beit Clothe Stare 11 Men's Bestwon In the new long fold, wrapped. Colter attached. Fast colors and guaranteed permanent lit col* lar, Fancy and pI*fB col* or«d broadcloths, rtl ^ 14 to 17.. A real value at

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