Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on January 28, 1932 · Page 2
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••.•• * f, *A<JB TWO KOSStJTtt ADVAW ^^^ IOC Merchandise We aim to make our lOc table a regular part of our store bargains. Below gives an Idea of some of our bargains. Kiss-o-love Cold Cream ___ I UC 10c 10c 10c 10c 10c lOc 10c lOc SAFETY RAZORS Gillette, If) I* one blade I Vl» 10c Kiss-o-love Face Powder —, Kiss-o-love • Talcum Kiss-o-love Hand Lotion __ Kiss-o-love Brilliantine Kiss-o-love Wave Set > Kiss-o-love Hair Oil Kiss-o-love Rouge Kiss-o-love Mercurochrome Christy, one blade Colgate's Shaving Cream Listerine Shaving Cream Fitches Shampoo Shaving Soap Cocoanut Oil Shampoo 10c 10c 10c 10c Baby Talcum. lOc Colgate's Dental Cream _________ Pepsodent 1 Hf* Tooth Paste — I VI* Jocur Hair Wave Rose Water and Glycerine _ Vaseline for only Pocket Mirrors Lip Stick. Tooth Brushes- Rubbing Alcohol-. Bottle Openers. Hand Soap Water Wave Combs Hair, Combs- Ladies' Purses- Powder Puffs __ 10c 10c lOc lOc 10c lOc 10c 10c lOc 106 10c 10c lOc Every week we make some changes in our special lOc merchandise so you will always see new and different goods each week. LUSBY'S DRUG STORE A FRIENDLY STOKE HERE COMES SPRING Refresh last year's clothes . . . have them cleaned like new. You'll be surprised at the money you can save this year—instead of buying a great many new clothes, have last year's made to look new! We will call for and deliver promptly. Northwest Iowa's Finest Cleaners since 1909. ELK GLEANERS & TAILORS Corner Call and Dodge Streets. PHONE 330 First door north Kohlhaas Bros. Oarage. Gasoline * TRY PUROL-PEP FOR HIGH TEST ANTI-KNOCK PERFORMANCE at the price of regular gasoline. Ask someone who has used it, but best of all try it yourself. We also carry Purol Ethyl and low flash kerosene. Motor Oils Tiolene, that 100 per cent Super-Pennsylvania Motor Oil, produced from Cabin Creek Crude, and Purol, a Midcontineut Parafine Base OH, with a cold test of 40 below zero. Inquire about prices in all amounts at our home- owned station two blocks north of Main street on Highway 169. Aero Service Station Snow in Los Angeles Too MRS, BOWYER SAYS NATIVES ARE SURPRISED By Nellie G. Bowyer. Hollywood, Calif., Jan. 19—1 a real surprise one morning week. On looking outdoors I everything covered with sleet had last saw and snow. Everything was white. It was a great delight to the young folks, some of whom had never before seen- snow. It did no harm, and was no longer to be seen at 10:30. This occurrence was really "unusual," for such a thing had not been known here before during the whole time that the local federal weather bureau had been in opera- when we walked. We also wore unbleached muslin underwear,, chemise and "drawers." The "lingerie" of that period wa's "different." I remember that my mother always planried to have it new for the winter, for new stuff was warmer than worn stuff washed many times. We didn't know, then, how silk, or even Ayon, felt, eo didn't mind the woollen stuff much, except that it was "itchy." I think our wraps were shawls, and we wore nubias around our heads and necks. My sister 'Lib- ble's was pink and white, and mine was blue and white, and how pretty we thought they were. I think girls of 13 and 14 today would hesitate to take such a ride In an open sleigh, though dressed in furs. Speaking of clothes brings back other memories. When anything new was bought for me I always wanted blue, but my sister, a. brunette, wanted red. She was older than I, so when she outgrew any- tion, which is some'thing more than thing « was handed dowri to me. 50 years. And It happened the very i Ugh, how I hated the stuff. And I morning following a* letter I had had red hair! written Mr. Dewel to come out here and recuperate in our . balmy climate! However, Los Angeles is now herself again, and the invitation is still open. Our little Algona club met at Pasadena last week with Mrs. Morrison, whose husband was once the partner of her sister's husband, K. D. James, and I was surprised to Dog Knows Electricity Is No Joke [Forest City Summit.] There Is a leakage 6'f electricity somewhere In the vicinity of the' front of the' Palace -Of Sweets. It has been noticed for spme time. "Speed," that's the Spaniel noticed it first, and although he made a "holler" about it, nothing was done until Speed refused to go through the door. The threshold is metal and that seems to be charged sufficiently to give a dog a shock, but not to people. It is worse in wet waather and some have advanced the theory that it comes from the underground cable for the electroliers. A rubber mat now covers the place, but Speed Is still auspicious. FENTON- BOYS, R - i 3IRLS Lakotan Makes Report of State F. B. Meeting Lakota, Jan. 26—Mrs. J. H. War- meet Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Peterson and Mrs. Peterson's mother, Mrs. Norton, there. They have an apartment at Long Beach, near their son, Lieut. Mel Peterson, and his vife, the latter being one of the C. B. Murtagh girls. Mel's battleship, the New York, is stationed there. Chas. McCoys In California. Mr. and Mrs. Charles McCoy, Minneapolis, are also spending the winter here. Mr. McCoy lived a few years at Algona', and. Mrs. McCoy Js my old friend Mattie Robinson. Her father was a conductor on the Milwaukee, and they lived across the street north of -the present' city library, where Mrs. Lewis now lives. Later they moved to Minneapolis. The Mrs. Robinson of that time died some years ago. Mr. Robinson, who married again, lived for some time at Los Angeles, where he died last fall at the age of 87. The McCoys live at a hotel, but keep their car here. Mrs. McCoy had spent most of her winters of late years with her father. She was one of the most devoted daughters I have known. Though we used to visit back and forth, we hadn't of late years kept in touch, so neither of us knew that the other lived here till informed last winter by our mutual friend, Mrs. Charles Waldo, Xearly AVent West Tears Ago. Mrs. Robinson once wanted to take me with her and Mattie on a trip to California. That was "away back when" not only a railroat man's family but friends could trave on passes. But the Robinsons moved away, eo the trip never materialized. For 15 years Mr. McCoy had no been in good health. He though there was something the matter with a tooth, but the dentists were not able to detect anything wrong and so objected to extracting it. On his insistence, however] it was finally pulled, and at the instant of extraction he felt something snap in his head. Then it was discovered that tooth had been pressing on a nerve. He has been in vigorous health ever since. Mr. McCoy was a successful lumberman, and he shipped all his lum- er from this coast. He retired ome time ago. After their mar- iage Mattie went into his office nd helped him six years, for fhlch he gave her $10,000 a year— omethlng more than most hus- ands give their wives for helping hem! Prairie Fires Terrifying. I like to hear and talk about the Id days. Mrs. Brace's recent arti- le, in the U. D. M.-R. on Pioneer Jays in Iowa reminded me of indents in my own life. No one who las not experienced it can realize he horror of a prairie fire. We ived in the country when I was nine, and one late afternoon in the 'all, when, the grass was dry and .here was still much 'open country, ve discovered a prairie fire sweep- ng towards us. Our only near neighbors, Mr. McCall, father of Dell McCall, and Mr. Brooks, father of Mrs. William Carlon, rushefl over to help my stepfather hastily start a backfire in the rear of the barn. They finished just in time :o save us. Back-firing was burning a narrow strip which the fire could not jump. My mother senl me out to bring in clothes spread on the grass to dry. I remember that I was so frightened that couldn't utter a sound. A Itldo at 30 Below. Another occurrence, which happened in the winter, was when I was 13. My seatmate at school (a- burton returned Friday from Des Moines, where she attended the state Farm Bureau convention. A splendid program was given this year, and a good crowd attended, with 450 women registered for the special woman's meeting. The men and women's quartettes were splendid. Among speakers were: Grace B. Frysinger, of the department of agriculture, of Washington, D. C.; Farmer Brown, representative of the Federal Farm Board; Sam Thompson, also of the Farm Board; Chas. A. Ewing, president of the National Livestock association; C. V. Gregory, editor of the Prairie Farmer; •Ding" (J. N. Darling); Mrs. Charles W. Sewell, national president of the woman's department; Gov. Dan Turner; President Charles Hearst; and many others. A special feature Thursday evening wae the presentation of a pageant, Evolution of the Farm Woman, read by Mrs. Sewell, showing the costumes of various periods of the farm women of the U. S. from the Indian down to the present day. She closed "with a picture Qf the State of Iowa, each county being represented by the county chairman of the women's Farm Bureau project, the nine state committee women, the 4-H club girls who are the fu- SHARE GAMES Fenton, Jan. 26 — The RIngsted boya and girls' basketball teams played here last week Tuesday night, and the local boys' team won 32-17, but the girls lost, 13-7. The Lone Rock and Fenton teams played exciting- games on' the local floor Friday night, the Lone Rock girls winning, 12-10, and the Lone Rock bqys losing, 12-11. Quilting 1 B«s Is Given— -Mrs. Kate Newel, Mrs. Earl Dean, Mrs. J. F. Newel, Mrs. T. N, McFall, Mrs. O. H. Schmidt, Mrs. J, T, Waite, Mrs. Martha Chrlschillee and Mrs. Rex Wolfe were entertained at a quilting bee at Mrs Frank McFall's laet week Tuesday afternoon. ' TITONKA 'AUX' SEWS CARPET RAGS FOR VETS Titonka, Jan. 26—Eighteen members of the Legion Auxiliary met with ..Mrs....-,Raymond •Bonapker, Americanism chairman, Friday afternoon and sewed carpet rage to be sent to the veterans' hospital at Knoxyille. :-• The' -rags 5.were beautifully dyed, the Idea being to add brightness and color to the lives of the veterans, who weave the rags into rugs which are sold, and the money received, after costs are deducted, goes to the veterans for their own personal use. Auxiliary members taking part were Sophie Conradi, Laura Hansen, Mathilda Falk, Pearl Ricklefs, Carrie Bonacker, Camilla Cooper, Olive Bruns, Esther Askins, Martha Bonacker, Sadie Denton, Cleo Nelson, Lucia Craven, Martha Falk, Inez Wolfe, Mary Sartor, Mathilda Peterson, Mildred Jennings, and Mrs. John Wood. The women were disappointed because a program scheduled Mrs. Chas. Weighted Has Birthday The John Bellingers were Sunday dinner guests of the daughter, Mrs Charles Weisbrod, the occasion being the latter's'birthday. This was the first time Mr. Bellinger had been able to come to town since his severe illness of 'four months ago. Eight Attend Quilting Party- Mrs. E. A. Welsbrod entertained at a quilting party last Thursday afternoon. Attending were Mesdames B. C. Welsbrod, J. T. Snyder, H. E Reimers, J. A. Schwartz, R. C. | Goetsch, W. J. Welsbrod, H. C. Lindsey, and Charles Weisbrod. H. EC Girls Entertain Board— The home economics girls, under the direction of their Instructor, Mable Brandt, entertained members 'of''the •"school-board 'and Superintendent Otterness at 6|3pj'dlnne'r in the school dining :.roomrlast week Monday evening. ., ,-v- v. v.. Birthday Club Is Entertained— Mrs. R. C. Goetsch entertained the Birthday club last week Tuesday afternoon. Bridge was played at two tables, and Mrs. H. C. Lindsey ture project leaders, Mre. B. Richardson, state president, and Mrs. Sewell, national president. Myron Johnson, of Eagle township, was present as county voting delegate, and Ed Droessler, of Ram- eey, was alternate. Silas Skow, of Wesley, went as representative of Wesley township as a reward for securing memberships. Old Friend Is Stricken— J. H. Warburton received word last, week from Sylvia Runner, of Palisade, Colo., saying her brother Eddy died January 4 following a. from WOI, Ames, could not be heard. Lunch was served by the hostess. High Cream Checks Given— The ten high cream checks for this month are: Nick lunner and the Warburtons were riends in Illinois before the War- urtons came to Iowa in 1S86. He vas 68 years old. Some 35 years go he came to this vicinity and ought the farm west of town re- ently owned by Mr. Bargar, as a natter of speculation. He sold it many years ago but often visited ere and spent much time hunting vith the Warburtons. narried, but his sister im. A few years ago he bought a fruit farm 'near Palisade and set ut a large fruit orchard last year. He was burled at Stanley, Kan. Jiitkneclits to California- Mr, and Mrs. W. E. Gutknecht and Emma Gutknecht left for Livermore, Calif., Monday to visit Will's brother Fred, who is ill in the U. S. veterans' hospital there. They are-driving by the sputhern is 60 miles east They expect to be gone six weeks and may decide :o go to Oregon to visit the Prank Pierces, who were the first settlers n this vicinity. They had planned on going the first of January, but Will sprained his ankle and the trip was delayed. Bert Kienitz will inan- age the hardware store during their absence. that time we had double seats, was Mandy Ayers, sister of Mrs. Keziah Bradley. She lived in the country five miles southwest of Algona, ant boarded at Watson's. She wanted to go homo one Sunday, so I told her we would take her there. The morning was bright and clear, bu it was 20 degrees below zero. My sister and I never thought of givini up anything we undertook (it tool more than 20 -below to daunt pio neer girls), so we had the -team hitched to our two-seated sleigh Wo had spirited horses, and my mother always insisted that I d the driving, for she thought my sis ter a little cureless. Taking a pail of comforters from the beds, w reached Watson's at 8 a. m. am found Mandy awaiting us. Th snow was deep, and for Ion stretches there was no traco of th road and there were U8 three yo^ girls, with a fractious team, floun dering around in the drifts. Mand; got out once and walked till sh found the road. At that tim houses were far apart and ther were no trees or fences to guid one. What a welcome we got fron Mrs. Ayers when we finaly arrived and how cozy and warm the hous was. The good and bountiful din ner, too, was ample recompense fo our efforts. Lingerie o* tho Pioneer GW. Wo girls woro homemade knl stockings then, but they didn't coy er the knees. Wo had, woolen pet eart our attack. He lived only after being stricken. an Mr. He lived with $212.60; Bruno Edw. Zweifel, Smidt, $104.47; Stecker, $115.94; Edward Heeech, $138.26; Warner (Bartlett and Sons, $97.34; Charles Phelps and Sons, $87.42; John Koestler, $86.80; Fred Stecker, $86.80; George Peterson, $80.91; Graham Bros, $79.36. Boys See Ames B. B. Game— Coach Dunmire, of the consolidated school here, took some of his basketball boys to Ames Friday afternoon to attend a .game between Iowa and Missouri. The boys were Harley Larsen, Edward Boyken, Raymond Heifner, Clifford Krantz,' won the high score, Mrs. C. Humphrey, the low. Mrs. F. Newel was a guest of the club. G. •P. Shower Honors Mae Zweifel— A miscellaneous shower was given in honor of Mae Zweifel at the Methodist • church last week Wednesday afternoon. Sixty women attended and gave Mae many gifts. Refreshments were served. Mrs. Peter Hayenga Has Operation Mrs. Peter Hayenga submitted to a minor operation last Thursday morning at the Kossuth hospital Algona. Her daughter, Mrs. Harry Haase, visited her Saturday and found her recovering rapidly. Bridge Party at, Lotts Creek— A number of Feriton young people attended a bridge - party .at the home of Elsie Kohlwes, Lotts Creek, Friday night. Lily Rasmussen won the high score, Clayton Ditsworth the consolation. and Ben Pannkuk. the same night. They returned route. Livermore of San Francisco. Algonlan Buys Walsh Cafe- Nate Walsh sold his restaurant last week Monday to A. Mayfield, of Algona. Mr. Mayfield rents the building, but he bought the goodwill, the fixtures, and the stock on hand. Mrs. Elizabeth Kennedy! Nate's partner, will operate a boarding house at her home. Auxiliary Speaker to Broadcast- Mrs. M. Myrton Skelley, department secretary of the Legion Auxiliary, will broadcast this week Friday at 4 p. m. from radio station WOI, Ames. Every unit and Legion post is urged to listen in and report results to department headquarters. Tltonka Boys Defeat Lakota— A girls' basketball game last Thursday night was won by the seniors 15-7 from a picked team from the other classes. The game wae exciting. Following the girls' game Titonka boys defeated Lakota 29-13. Birthday Party Is Given- Mrs. Delia Smith and the W. E. Gutknechts were guests at the Roland 'Smith's Sunday in honor of the llth birthday of Margaret Smith. Annual Creamery Meet Held— The annual meeting of the Germania creamery company was held at the Woodman hall Saturday afternoon and all directors were reelected. Nick Behrends Is manager. Qnlnzy Afflicts Mrs. O'Keefe— Mrs. Oran O'Keefe was seriously sick with quinzy for the last week and is still suffering with the dis- Llucoln Trustees Plan Roads— Lincoln township trustees met at the lumber yard office in Lakota Saturday to submit a road program for the township fop 1932. Mrs. Stamer Hurt In Fall— Mrs. W. C. Stamer suffered a fall on ice on the walk at her home last Thursday forenoon and severely wrenched her back and one wrist. She has been unable to be out of bed since. Wins Grocery Store Prize— Mrs. Wilbert Huldorff won a cash purchases prize given away last week at the O. J. Stephenson cash grocery. The prize was a chest filled with Heinz products. Other Fenton News. Mrs. W. P. 'Weisbrod, Isabelle, David, Helena, and Rachel visited Mrs. Weisbrod's mother, Mrs. Julius Kresensky, Algona, several days Mrs. Don Allen, Daven- Weisbrod's sister, was Paulino Blakley Party Hostess- Paulino Blakley entertained at a party Saturday evening. Guests were Edward Boyken, Harley Larsen, Lewis, Florence, and Vern Bacon, Bernice Larsen, and Fern, Clifford, Harold, and Mildred Krantz. Butlers More to EstherTlUc— The Henry Butlers, who had been here for a time, have moved to Ee- thervillo, where Mr. Butler continues work for the Rock Island. v The Stephen De Vries family has rented tho Butler house. War Veteran Makes Popples— Antone Soreneen, disabled World war veteran, has received, through Other Lakota News. Mesdames Art Scliissel and Frank Krall were hostesses to 20 at bridge Friday f . evening at tho Schissel home. Louise Thaves won high score. Mesdames Raymond and C. B. Smith were hostesses to the Acorn club last Thursday afternoon. This was a social meeting and no program was given. Eldon Sachs, who is in tho Kossuth hospital at Algona, was in a serious condition for some days after the operation, but te now reported as recovering rapidly. Donald Worley and Irvin Koppen apent last week with J. H. Warburton during Mrs. Wai-burton's trip to Des Moines. The evenings were spent wleighridlng. The PrteciUa club had a sleighing party last week Wednesday evening, followed by »» oyster supper at Qeorge Heetland's. last week, port, Mrs. also there. Mr. and Mre. J. A. Furtney, Mrs. M. S. Furtney, Mrs. Robert Camp, and Mrs. L. M, Huldorff, all of Ceylon, visited last Thursday at' R. N. Kyhl's. Mrs. J. A. Furtney and Mrs. Huldorff are daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Kyhl. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schulte an'd their daughter Beverly were Fort Dodge business visitros Friday, Marcus Lindsey was in charge of the barber shop during Mr. Schulte's absence. Mr. and Mre. W. J. Weisbrod entertained at dinner Sunday Mr. and Mrs. C. F, C. Laage, son Waldemar, the Editor J. A. Schwartz family, and Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Weisbrod. ' Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Stoeber, Mrs. W. E. Stoeber, and the latter'6 daughter Gladys were 6 o'clock dinner guests at Oliver Stoeber's at Armstrong Sunday evening. The Evening. Bridge club met at Mr. and Mrs.. W. T. Ohm's last Thursday night. The high scor.e was won by E. C. Weisbrod, low by Mrs. P. H. Jenson. Floy Jones, home economics teacher at Lone Rock, and Barbara Wylam, fifth and sixth grade teaoh^ er at Ledyard, spent Sunday afternoon at Kenneth Stephenson's. The Lewis Reeds, Mason City, the local auxiliary, a check for $45.10 as payment for making 45.00 poppies. He can make some 300 poppies a day. Barber Smith to Quit— Grady Smith, who has 'been a partner of Barber A. M. Peterson for some years, will conclude work in that shop next Saturday. Indians Flay Crystal Lake— A basketball game will be played Monday night between Crystal Lake and TJtonka on tho latter's floor. Other Tltouka News. Aletha Schreck, Estelle Bonacker, Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Larson, and the Larsons' son Kenneth drove to Fairmont Saturday, on business. Meedames William Ricklefs, John Woods, and Guy Bruns were business callers at Algona Saturday, Titonka was defeated' 16-12 at Ledyard last week Tuesday night. Several from Tltonka attended. Mre. R. C. Ball entertained the EveiUng bridge club at her hx>me last week \i50dtaes4ay eyeijfcis. Aletha. Schrecjc and. BateWe B,Q», acfcer entertained, the *. J». brjdge came Saturday and visited till Sunday evening with Mrs. Reed's sister, Mrs. Raymond Stoeber. Mrs. John Dempsey visited between trains Monday with her daughter, Mrs. Chris Godfredson, at Ringeted. Viola Light and Frances Bailey, Brltt teachers, spent the week-end at the parental John Light and Frank Bailey homes. W. E. Stoeber went to Minneapo- Ite last Thursday to attend a hardware dealers' convention. He was to return early this week. John Mlckllck, athletic coach at Lohrville, spent tho week-end with Fenton friends. He was formerly coach -here. -Mrs. <}ien Sharp, daufhter Betty Ann, .and Ula Mae, all of Lone Rock, spent Saturday at Mre. John Dompsey's. Mrs. Frank Weisbrod, of Emmetsburg, and her son Wallace visited local relatives and old friends last week Wednesday. The Fran.k Baileys and Mrs. Kate Newel were entertained, at dinner at Dr, A. W. Whitlow's, Swea lajt ^eefe; WedgesUay eyenin|r. Mra. Q, J. Stejjb.enjgon, F S NORTON ""JON S TMEfE DfctAM ARE \TS A S\M HE'S SOIM6- fO Don't merely dream of getting permanent satisfaction. It's "just as easy to let F. S. Norton & Son see that you do get it. Call 219 F. S. Norton & Son COAL R C A Victor STEPS AHEAD IN 1932 > Synchronized tone system. Shock-proof, rubber mounted chassis. Low priced radio and -phonograph .• with automatic record changer. Long-playing records, chronium needles. Permanent Magnet Dynamic Speaker. HOLECEK RADIO AND MUSIC SHOP Phone 371 Algona For Service You Get the Best ..DRY CLEANING,. Right here in Algona It pays to patronize a home industry—one equipped to give you satisfactory service 'at a -nominal price. WE CALL FOR AND DELIVER Modern Dry Cleaners PHONE 537 SALESMEN WANTED. Steady employment for men with good charac-1 ter. Age between 25 and 50, who own a car and will! devote their entire, time to selling. Experience npt necessary, but preferred,. You can sell our complete line In the vicinity to which you live, If interested, call at MONTGOMERY I WARD & CO., Mason City, Iowa, on Saturday, Febru«> ary 6, between 10 a. m, and 4 p. m. f V *« f / r\w xU /v WHIN IT IAIN*.IT P«»M you OM of the Advance'* .' -,:.i.-- -....

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